Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 22 November 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 West
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 191 272 209
Rank change year-on-year +81 -63 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 144 67 150
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.40% 0.61% 1.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 0.63% 1.32%
Number of salaries quoted 123 58 153
South West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +15.38% +11.43%
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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
South West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 10043 10599 11397
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.53% 96.99% 97.09%
Number of salaries quoted 8318 8956 9646
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £24,500 £24,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,250
% change year-on-year +5.26% +2.70% +2.78%

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

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

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

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South West

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

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

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

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

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South West

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 West region over the 6 months to 22 November 2017. 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
Bristol +34 70 £42,500 +13.33% 3
Dorset +21 32 £45,000 -7.69% 6
Somerset +7 16 £37,000 +25.42%
Gloucestershire +3 10 £43,750 -2.78%
Cornwall - 8 £38,750 -
Wiltshire +6 7 £39,000 +11.43% 1
Devon - 1 £41,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 West region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 144 (100.00%) C++
1 144 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 84 (58.33%) C
3 74 (51.39%) Linux
4 66 (45.83%) Degree
5 53 (36.81%) OO
6 52 (36.11%) Computer Science
7 39 (27.08%) Java
8 38 (26.39%) Electronics
9 37 (25.69%) UML
10 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
10 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
11 29 (20.14%) Qt
12 25 (17.36%) Python
13 22 (15.28%) Windows
13 22 (15.28%) Computer Science Degree
14 21 (14.58%) OOP
15 20 (13.89%) OOD
16 18 (12.50%) Embedded C
16 18 (12.50%) MATLAB
17 16 (11.11%) Validation
18 14 (9.72%) Unix
18 14 (9.72%) Machine Learning
18 14 (9.72%) Embedded Systems
19 13 (9.03%) Algorithms
19 13 (9.03%) Signal Processing
19 13 (9.03%) Unit Testing
20 12 (8.33%) Android
20 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared
20 12 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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 4 (2.78%) DNN
2 1 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (4.17%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.69%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.56%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.47%) DVB
3 2 (1.39%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.39%) SMS
3 2 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (1.39%) Wireless
3 2 (1.39%) ZigBee
4 1 (0.69%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (4.17%) Big Data
1 6 (4.17%) MySQL
2 1 (0.69%) Apache Cassandra
2 1 (0.69%) MongoDB
2 1 (0.69%) NoSQL
2 1 (0.69%) SQL Server
2 1 (0.69%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 12 (8.33%) Rational Rhapsody
2 11 (7.64%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.56%) Git (software)
4 6 (4.17%) Maven
4 6 (4.17%) Subversion
5 3 (2.08%) Ant
5 3 (2.08%) Apache Ivy
5 3 (2.08%) Eclipse
5 3 (2.08%) GCC
5 3 (2.08%) Gerrit
5 3 (2.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.08%) Sonatype Nexus
5 3 (2.08%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.69%) JIRA
6 1 (0.69%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.69%) Rational DOORS
General
1 38 (26.39%) Electronics
2 9 (6.25%) Telecoms
3 8 (5.56%) Aerospace
4 7 (4.86%) Manufacturing
5 4 (2.78%) Finance
5 4 (2.78%) Games
6 3 (2.08%) Advertising
7 2 (1.39%) Automotive
8 1 (0.69%) Marketing
8 1 (0.69%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (20.14%) Qt
2 9 (6.25%) HTML
3 7 (4.86%) .NET
3 7 (4.86%) CSS
4 6 (4.17%) OpenMP
5 5 (3.47%) Middleware
5 5 (3.47%) RESTful
6 4 (2.78%) Apache Flex
6 4 (2.78%) OpenCV
6 4 (2.78%) Theano
6 4 (2.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 4 (2.78%) Web Services
7 3 (2.08%) .NET Framework
7 3 (2.08%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (2.08%) MFC
7 3 (2.08%) XML
8 2 (1.39%) .NET Compact Framework
8 2 (1.39%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.39%) Spring
8 2 (1.39%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (36.11%) Computer Science
2 14 (9.72%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (9.03%) Algorithms
4 8 (5.56%) Analytical Skills
5 6 (4.17%) Acoustics
6 5 (3.47%) Digital TV
6 5 (3.47%) Robotics
7 3 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (2.08%) User Experience
8 2 (1.39%) Smart City
8 2 (1.39%) Smartcard
9 1 (0.69%) CAN bus
9 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 74 (51.39%) Linux
2 22 (15.28%) Windows
3 14 (9.72%) Unix
4 12 (8.33%) Android
5 11 (7.64%) Apple iOS
6 4 (2.78%) SUSE Linux Enterprise Server
7 2 (1.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 144 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 53 (36.81%) OO
3 37 (25.69%) UML
4 30 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (14.58%) OOP
6 20 (13.89%) OOD
7 16 (11.11%) Validation
8 14 (9.72%) Machine Learning
9 13 (9.03%) Signal Processing
9 13 (9.03%) Unit Testing
10 12 (8.33%) Parallel Programming
11 11 (7.64%) Artificial Intelligence
11 11 (7.64%) Mathematics
11 11 (7.64%) Multithreading
12 8 (5.56%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (5.56%) Regression Testing
12 8 (5.56%) Scrum
13 7 (4.86%) Project Management
14 6 (4.17%) Open Source
14 6 (4.17%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 144 (100.00%) C++
2 84 (58.33%) C
3 39 (27.08%) Java
4 25 (17.36%) Python
5 18 (12.50%) Embedded C
5 18 (12.50%) MATLAB
6 11 (7.64%) C#
7 9 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 8 (5.56%) Embedded C++
9 4 (2.78%) Bash Shell
9 4 (2.78%) Scala
10 3 (2.08%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.39%) Ada
12 1 (0.69%) Perl
12 1 (0.69%) PHP
12 1 (0.69%) Ruby
12 1 (0.69%) SQL
Qualifications
1 66 (45.83%) Degree
2 30 (20.83%) Security Cleared
3 22 (15.28%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (8.33%) SC Cleared
5 9 (6.25%) PhD
6 8 (5.56%) HND
7 3 (2.08%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.69%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.86%) DO-178B
2 6 (4.17%) MIL-STD-498
2 6 (4.17%) MISRA
3 3 (2.08%) ECSS
3 3 (2.08%) MISRA C
4 1 (0.69%) Def Stans
Vendors
1 8 (5.56%) Freescale
1 8 (5.56%) Intel
2 3 (2.08%) IBM
2 3 (2.08%) Yahoo!
3 2 (1.39%) Microsoft
4 1 (0.69%) SAP