Period
to 9 December 2019

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £38,300 in advertised job vacancies in Somerset during the 6 months to 9 December 2019.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer - C++
South West > Somerset
6 months to
9 Dec 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 85 102
Rank change year-on-year +2 +17 +14
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 5 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Somerset 0.58% 0.82% 1.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.88% 1.19%
Number of salaries quoted 3 7 12
Somerset median annual salary £38,300 £42,500 £41,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.88% +3.66% +17.14%
10th Percentile £37,660 £36,750 £37,000
90th Percentile £49,660 £47,250 £47,500
South West median annual salary £43,750 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +2.94% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Somerset. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Somerset
Permanent vacancies in Somerset with a recognized job title 844 910 1,265
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.24% 93.81% 97.23%
Number of salaries quoted 722 705 1,062
Somerset median annual salary £42,500 £42,029 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.12% +5.07% -
10th Percentile £25,250 £25,700 £25,275
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,104 £58,750
South West median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% -

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Somerset

Job postings that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Somerset.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Somerset

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Somerset

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Somerset.

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Somerset

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Somerset

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the Somerset region over the 6 months to 9 December 2019. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Yeovil - 4 £38,300 -
Bath +2 1 £45,000 +5.88%
C++ Software Engineer
South West

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 25 Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset

For the 6 months to 9 December 2019, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Somerset region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Degree
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
2 4 (80.00%) Java
2 4 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (80.00%) Linux
2 4 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared
2 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Tactical Data Link
3 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
4 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
4 1 (20.00%) Big Data
4 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
4 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Somerset by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 4 (80.00%) Tactical Data Link
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Big Data
1 1 (20.00%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (80.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (20.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (80.00%) Aerospace
Miscellaneous
1 2 (40.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Linux
1 4 (80.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (80.00%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (80.00%) OO
2 4 (80.00%) OOD
2 4 (80.00%) SDLC
2 4 (80.00%) Time Management
2 4 (80.00%) UML
2 4 (80.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (20.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 1 (20.00%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (80.00%) Degree
1 4 (80.00%) Security Cleared