The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
England / South East
Rank 272 256 316
Rank change year-on-year -16 +60  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 124 212 146
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.84% 1.10% 0.71%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.87% 1.14% 0.73%
Number of salaries quoted 115 190 141
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +5.88%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14278 18611 19980
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.48% 96.65% 97.00%
Number of salaries quoted 11924 15869 16106
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in the South East

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in the South East

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 26 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in the South East

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Berkshire +39 36 £52,500 +5.00% 3
Hampshire +13 32 £50,000 +13.63% 7
West Sussex +20 23 £47,500 +4.39% 4
Surrey +20 15 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Buckinghamshire +16 10 £42,500 -19.04% 1
Oxfordshire -32 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South East region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 261 (100.00%) C++
1 261 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 120 (45.98%) Linux
3 119 (45.59%) C#
4 104 (39.85%) Multithreading
5 102 (39.08%) Windows
6 79 (30.27%) Degree
6 79 (30.27%) SQL
7 77 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
8 75 (28.74%) STL
9 66 (25.29%) C
9 66 (25.29%) Computer Science
10 62 (23.75%) Visual Studio
11 59 (22.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 52 (19.92%) Microsoft
13 50 (19.16%) OO
13 50 (19.16%) SDLC
14 47 (18.01%) MFC
14 47 (18.01%) TDD
15 44 (16.86%) Scrum
16 43 (16.48%) .NET
17 42 (16.09%) HTML
18 39 (14.94%) Java
19 38 (14.56%) COM
20 35 (13.41%) CSS
20 35 (13.41%) Python
20 35 (13.41%) Embedded Systems
21 32 (12.26%) Mathematics
22 31 (11.88%) Algorithms
23 30 (11.49%) JavaScript

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in the South East 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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (4.21%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (1.92%) Apache
3 2 (0.77%) IIS
3 2 (0.77%) JBoss
3 2 (0.77%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.77%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.38%) Drupal
4 1 (0.38%) WordPress
Applications
1 6 (2.30%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.77%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.38%) AutoCAD
3 1 (0.38%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.77%) PaaS
1 2 (0.77%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) GitHub
2 1 (0.38%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 21 (8.05%) TCP/IP
2 15 (5.75%) FTP
2 15 (5.75%) HTTP
3 14 (5.36%) Kerberos
3 14 (5.36%) LDAP
4 11 (4.21%) Network Security
5 10 (3.83%) Asterisk PBX
5 10 (3.83%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (3.83%) GSM
5 10 (3.83%) LTE
5 10 (3.83%) PBX
5 10 (3.83%) RANAP
5 10 (3.83%) RTP
5 10 (3.83%) UMTS
5 10 (3.83%) Wireshark
6 4 (1.53%) Internet
6 4 (1.53%) MGW
6 4 (1.53%) SGSN
6 4 (1.53%) SMTP
7 3 (1.15%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (5.75%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.21%) MySQL
3 10 (3.83%) Relational Database
4 4 (1.53%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.77%) MariaDB
5 2 (0.77%) MongoDB
5 2 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
5 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
6 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 62 (23.75%) Visual Studio
2 22 (8.43%) Subversion
3 14 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 13 (4.98%) Eclipse
5 10 (3.83%) GCC
5 10 (3.83%) GDB
5 10 (3.83%) Trac
6 6 (2.30%) Bugzilla
6 6 (2.30%) CruiseControl
6 6 (2.30%) Hudson
6 6 (2.30%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (1.92%) Jenkins
8 4 (1.53%) Bitbucket
8 4 (1.53%) Mercurial
9 3 (1.15%) JIRA
10 2 (0.77%) MSTest
10 2 (0.77%) NUnit
10 2 (0.77%) StarTeam
10 2 (0.77%) Vagrant
11 1 (0.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 16 (6.13%) Finance
2 14 (5.36%) Electronics
3 13 (4.98%) Telecoms
4 9 (3.45%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.15%) Aerospace
5 3 (1.15%) Games
5 3 (1.15%) Marketing
6 1 (0.38%) Billing
6 1 (0.38%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 75 (28.74%) STL
2 59 (22.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 47 (18.01%) MFC
4 43 (16.48%) .NET
5 42 (16.09%) HTML
6 38 (14.56%) COM
7 35 (13.41%) CSS
8 25 (9.58%) Qt
9 22 (8.43%) .NET Framework
10 20 (7.66%) XML
11 19 (7.28%) WCF
12 16 (6.13%) Ajax
13 14 (5.36%) WPF
14 7 (2.68%) LAMP
15 6 (2.30%) ATL
16 5 (1.92%) AngularJS
16 5 (1.92%) jQuery
16 5 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
17 4 (1.53%) JSON
17 4 (1.53%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 66 (25.29%) Computer Science
2 35 (13.41%) Embedded Systems
3 31 (11.88%) Algorithms
4 16 (6.13%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.83%) Data Structures
6 9 (3.45%) Contactless
7 8 (3.07%) Client/Server
8 2 (0.77%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (0.77%) Linux Command Line
8 2 (0.77%) Social Media
9 1 (0.38%) Arduino
9 1 (0.38%) Augmented Reality
9 1 (0.38%) CUDA
9 1 (0.38%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.38%) iPad
9 1 (0.38%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 120 (45.98%) Linux
2 102 (39.08%) Windows
3 15 (5.75%) Unix
4 8 (3.07%) Android
5 7 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.30%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.53%) Ubuntu
8 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 261 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 104 (39.85%) Multithreading
3 77 (29.50%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (19.16%) OO
4 50 (19.16%) SDLC
5 47 (18.01%) TDD
6 44 (16.86%) Scrum
7 32 (12.26%) Mathematics
8 29 (11.11%) Unit Testing
9 26 (9.96%) OOP
10 24 (9.20%) UML
11 16 (6.13%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (6.13%) Cross-Platform Development
12 15 (5.75%) Microservices
12 15 (5.75%) Multithreaded Programming
12 15 (5.75%) OOD
13 12 (4.60%) Configuration Management
13 12 (4.60%) Data Loss Prevention
14 10 (3.83%) Low Latency
15 9 (3.45%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 261 (100.00%) C++
2 119 (45.59%) C#
3 79 (30.27%) SQL
4 66 (25.29%) C
5 39 (14.94%) Java
6 35 (13.41%) Python
7 30 (11.49%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.13%) Embedded C++
9 9 (3.45%) Shell Script
10 8 (3.07%) Bash Shell
10 8 (3.07%) Embedded C
10 8 (3.07%) Fortran
10 8 (3.07%) PHP
10 8 (3.07%) VC++
11 6 (2.30%) Lua
11 6 (2.30%) Perl
12 5 (1.92%) Ruby
13 2 (0.77%) Bourne shell
13 2 (0.77%) MATLAB
13 2 (0.77%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 79 (30.27%) Degree
2 4 (1.53%) PhD
2 4 (1.53%) SC Cleared
2 4 (1.53%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.38%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 14 (5.36%) NFS
2 7 (2.68%) Firmware
3 6 (2.30%) Docker
4 2 (0.77%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.53%) Puppet
2 2 (0.77%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.38%) yum
Vendors
1 52 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.83%) Cisco
3 4 (1.53%) Oracle
4 2 (0.77%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.38%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.38%) SAP
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