The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer - C++
England / South East
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 282 254 261
Rank change year-on-year -28 +7  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 113 193 220
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.77% 1.05% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.80% 1.08% 1.06%
Number of salaries quoted 104 168 177
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

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 14084 17831 20749
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.53% 96.94% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 11801 15169 16871
Median salary £42,500 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.40% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 22 June 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 22 June 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 +35 31 £43,500 -13.00% 5
Hampshire -1 21 £52,500 +31.25% 3
Surrey +31 17 £45,000 +9.09% 10
West Sussex +4 16 £30,000 -40.00% 2
Oxfordshire -3 10 £32,500 -31.57% 4
Kent +17 7 £52,500 +40.00%
East Sussex +11 7 £49,000 +8.88%
Buckinghamshire -26 5 £37,500 +13.63%
C++ Software Engineer
England

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 June 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.

1 232 (100.00%) C++
1 232 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 115 (49.57%) Linux
3 94 (40.52%) C#
4 86 (37.07%) Degree
5 77 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
6 73 (31.47%) Multithreading
7 71 (30.60%) Computer Science
8 63 (27.16%) Visual Studio
9 61 (26.29%) STL
10 60 (25.86%) Windows
11 54 (23.28%) C
12 53 (22.84%) SQL
12 53 (22.84%) OO
13 52 (22.41%) Java
14 49 (21.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 48 (20.69%) TDD
16 47 (20.26%) SDLC
17 46 (19.83%) Computer Science Degree
18 43 (18.53%) Scrum
18 43 (18.53%) MFC
18 43 (18.53%) Microsoft
19 42 (18.10%) Algorithms
20 34 (14.66%) .NET
20 34 (14.66%) OOP
21 33 (14.22%) HTML
22 32 (13.79%) CSS
22 32 (13.79%) Mathematics
23 29 (12.50%) Python
24 28 (12.07%) COM

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 12 (5.17%) Elasticsearch
2 6 (2.59%) Apache
3 1 (0.43%) IIS
3 1 (0.43%) JBoss
3 1 (0.43%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 1 (0.43%) Tomcat
3 1 (0.43%) WebLogic
Applications
1 1 (0.43%) AutoCAD
1 1 (0.43%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.43%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 2 (0.86%) Office 365
2 1 (0.43%) GitHub
2 1 (0.43%) PaaS
2 1 (0.43%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.17%) Network Security
1 12 (5.17%) TCP/IP
2 11 (4.74%) Diameter Protocol
2 11 (4.74%) GSM
2 11 (4.74%) LTE
2 11 (4.74%) RANAP
2 11 (4.74%) RTP
2 11 (4.74%) UMTS
3 10 (4.31%) Asterisk PBX
3 10 (4.31%) PBX
3 10 (4.31%) Wireshark
4 7 (3.02%) MGW
4 7 (3.02%) SGSN
5 6 (2.59%) Internet
6 5 (2.16%) GGSN
7 4 (1.72%) FTP
7 4 (1.72%) HTTP
7 4 (1.72%) Kerberos
7 4 (1.72%) LDAP
8 3 (1.29%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (6.03%) SQL Server
2 11 (4.74%) MySQL
3 4 (1.72%) GIS
4 3 (1.29%) NoSQL
5 2 (0.86%) Relational Database
5 2 (0.86%) SQLite
6 1 (0.43%) MariaDB
6 1 (0.43%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.43%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.43%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 63 (27.16%) Visual Studio
2 19 (8.19%) Subversion
3 15 (6.47%) Eclipse
4 13 (5.60%) Git (software)
5 10 (4.31%) GCC
5 10 (4.31%) GDB
5 10 (4.31%) Trac
6 5 (2.16%) Jenkins
7 4 (1.72%) Bitbucket
7 4 (1.72%) Bugzilla
7 4 (1.72%) CruiseControl
7 4 (1.72%) Hudson
7 4 (1.72%) Mercurial
7 4 (1.72%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.86%) JIRA
8 2 (0.86%) LabVIEW
8 2 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.43%) MSTest
9 1 (0.43%) NUnit
9 1 (0.43%) Qt Creator
General
1 19 (8.19%) Electronics
2 17 (7.33%) Telecoms
3 7 (3.02%) Games
3 7 (3.02%) Marketing
4 2 (0.86%) Finance
4 2 (0.86%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.43%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.43%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (26.29%) STL
2 49 (21.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 43 (18.53%) MFC
4 34 (14.66%) .NET
5 33 (14.22%) HTML
6 32 (13.79%) CSS
7 28 (12.07%) COM
8 26 (11.21%) XML
9 20 (8.62%) WCF
10 18 (7.76%) Ajax
11 16 (6.90%) .NET Framework
12 12 (5.17%) Qt
13 8 (3.45%) ATL
14 7 (3.02%) LAMP
14 7 (3.02%) WPF
15 6 (2.59%) AngularJS
15 6 (2.59%) Ruby on Rails
16 4 (1.72%) J2EE
16 4 (1.72%) JSON
17 3 (1.29%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 71 (30.60%) Computer Science
2 42 (18.10%) Algorithms
3 18 (7.76%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (3.88%) Contactless
4 9 (3.88%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.45%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.02%) Analytical Skills
6 7 (3.02%) Client/Server
7 6 (2.59%) iPad
8 5 (2.16%) Social Media
9 2 (0.86%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.86%) Home Automation
10 1 (0.43%) Arduino
10 1 (0.43%) Augmented Reality
10 1 (0.43%) CUDA
10 1 (0.43%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.43%) Robotics
10 1 (0.43%) User Experience
10 1 (0.43%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 115 (49.57%) Linux
2 60 (25.86%) Windows
3 16 (6.90%) Unix
4 6 (2.59%) Mac OS X
5 3 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (0.86%) Apple iOS
6 2 (0.86%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.43%) Android
7 1 (0.43%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 232 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 77 (33.19%) Agile Software Development
3 73 (31.47%) Multithreading
4 53 (22.84%) OO
5 48 (20.69%) TDD
6 47 (20.26%) SDLC
7 43 (18.53%) Scrum
8 34 (14.66%) OOP
9 32 (13.79%) Mathematics
10 28 (12.07%) Test Automation
11 21 (9.05%) Unit Testing
12 19 (8.19%) UML
13 13 (5.60%) OOD
14 12 (5.17%) Open Source
15 11 (4.74%) Configuration Management
15 11 (4.74%) SOA
16 10 (4.31%) Cross-Platform Development
17 9 (3.88%) Microservices
18 8 (3.45%) Data Loss Prevention
18 8 (3.45%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 232 (100.00%) C++
2 94 (40.52%) C#
3 54 (23.28%) C
4 53 (22.84%) SQL
5 52 (22.41%) Java
6 29 (12.50%) Python
7 28 (12.07%) JavaScript
8 16 (6.90%) Embedded C++
9 11 (4.74%) Embedded C
10 8 (3.45%) PHP
11 7 (3.02%) Fortran
11 7 (3.02%) Shell Script
12 6 (2.59%) Ruby
13 5 (2.16%) R
14 4 (1.72%) Perl
15 2 (0.86%) Bash Shell
15 2 (0.86%) PL/SQL
15 2 (0.86%) VC++
16 1 (0.43%) Bourne shell
16 1 (0.43%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 86 (37.07%) Degree
2 46 (19.83%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (3.45%) Master's Degree
4 6 (2.59%) Numerate Degree
5 5 (2.16%) SC Cleared
5 5 (2.16%) Security Cleared
6 2 (0.86%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (3.02%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (3.02%) Firmware
2 5 (2.16%) Docker
3 4 (1.72%) NFS
4 2 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 4 (1.72%) Puppet
2 1 (0.43%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 43 (18.53%) Microsoft
2 10 (4.31%) Cisco
3 3 (1.29%) Clearswift
3 3 (1.29%) Oracle
4 2 (0.86%) Atlassian
5 1 (0.43%) Autodesk
5 1 (0.43%) Freescale
5 1 (0.43%) SAP
Maidenhead
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Oxfordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Fleet, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
Oxford, Oxfordshire
Technical Futures
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Weybridge, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Oxfordshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £40000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Leatherhead, Surrey
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: Yesterday
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £52000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Leatherhead, Surrey
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Wokingham, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Oxfordshire
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £DOE + Brilliant Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Horsham, West Sussex
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Hook
Spectrum IT
Posted: 7 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 21 days ago