The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 3 months to 27 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 West
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 150 207 184
Rank change year-on-year +57 -23  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 95 31 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.79% 0.59% 1.12%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.84% 0.61% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 91 28 59
Median salary £40,000 £43,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.97% +19.44%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £36,750 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £50,200
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 West. 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 West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 5162 5111 5787
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 97.08% 97.59% 97.13%
Number of salaries quoted 4287 4330 4876
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,648 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

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

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
Bristol +5 41 £42,500 -5.55% 5
Dorset +28 25 £40,000 -11.11% 3
Gloucestershire -7 13 £35,000 -24.32%
Cornwall - 9 £37,500 -
Wiltshire +3 5 £42,500 -1.16% 1
Somerset 0 2 £41,250 +22.22% 2
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 West region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 158 (100.00%) C++
1 158 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 95 (60.13%) C
3 73 (46.20%) Linux
4 70 (44.30%) Java
5 51 (32.28%) OO
6 45 (28.48%) Computer Science
7 44 (27.85%) Degree
8 34 (21.52%) UML
9 31 (19.62%) Embedded Systems
10 29 (18.35%) Windows
10 29 (18.35%) C#
10 29 (18.35%) Electronics
11 28 (17.72%) OOP
12 27 (17.09%) Android
13 23 (14.56%) Security Cleared
13 23 (14.56%) Computer Science Degree
14 22 (13.92%) Multithreading
14 22 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
15 21 (13.29%) Python
16 18 (11.39%) Visual Studio
17 17 (10.76%) Embedded C
18 16 (10.13%) Finance
18 16 (10.13%) Validation
18 16 (10.13%) Requirements Engineering
19 15 (9.49%) Qt
20 14 (8.86%) Apple iOS
21 13 (8.23%) SDLC
21 13 (8.23%) Manufacturing
22 12 (7.59%) HTML

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 2 (1.27%) DNN
2 1 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (1.27%) Simulink
2 1 (0.63%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.63%) GitHub
1 1 (0.63%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.96%) Ethernet
2 3 (1.90%) DVB
2 3 (1.90%) Wireless
2 3 (1.90%) ZigBee
3 2 (1.27%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
4 1 (0.63%) Modbus
4 1 (0.63%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (5.70%) Big Data
2 3 (1.90%) Data Mining
2 3 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.63%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.63%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 18 (11.39%) Visual Studio
2 8 (5.06%) Rational DOORS
3 7 (4.43%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (1.90%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.27%) JIRA
5 2 (1.27%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.63%) Eclipse
6 1 (0.63%) GCC
6 1 (0.63%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.63%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.63%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.63%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 29 (18.35%) Electronics
2 16 (10.13%) Finance
3 13 (8.23%) Manufacturing
4 9 (5.70%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.43%) Banking
6 3 (1.90%) Automotive
6 3 (1.90%) Games
7 2 (1.27%) Advertising
7 2 (1.27%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.63%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (9.49%) Qt
2 12 (7.59%) HTML
3 11 (6.96%) .NET
4 7 (4.43%) CSS
5 5 (3.16%) STL
5 5 (3.16%) Web Services
6 4 (2.53%) J2EE
7 3 (1.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (1.90%) OpenCL
7 3 (1.90%) RESTful
8 2 (1.27%) .NET Compact Framework
8 2 (1.27%) .NET Framework
8 2 (1.27%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.27%) Hibernate
8 2 (1.27%) OpenCV
8 2 (1.27%) Spring
8 2 (1.27%) Theano
8 2 (1.27%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 1 (0.63%) Java EE
9 1 (0.63%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.48%) Computer Science
2 31 (19.62%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (3.80%) CAN bus
4 5 (3.16%) Algorithms
5 3 (1.90%) Digital TV
5 3 (1.90%) VHDL
6 2 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (1.27%) Smart City
6 2 (1.27%) Smartcard
7 1 (0.63%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.63%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 73 (46.20%) Linux
2 29 (18.35%) Windows
3 27 (17.09%) Android
4 14 (8.86%) Apple iOS
5 12 (7.59%) Unix
6 7 (4.43%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (1.27%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 1 (0.63%) ThreadX
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 51 (32.28%) OO
3 34 (21.52%) UML
4 28 (17.72%) OOP
5 22 (13.92%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (13.92%) Multithreading
6 16 (10.13%) Requirements Engineering
6 16 (10.13%) Validation
7 13 (8.23%) SDLC
8 11 (6.96%) Multithreaded Programming
8 11 (6.96%) OOD
9 8 (5.06%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (5.06%) Cybersecurity
10 6 (3.80%) Open Source
10 6 (3.80%) Reverse Engineering
11 5 (3.16%) Integration Testing
11 5 (3.16%) Refactoring
11 5 (3.16%) Software Testing
12 4 (2.53%) Configuration Management
12 4 (2.53%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 158 (100.00%) C++
2 95 (60.13%) C
3 70 (44.30%) Java
4 29 (18.35%) C#
5 21 (13.29%) Python
6 17 (10.76%) Embedded C
7 11 (6.96%) Delphi
8 10 (6.33%) JavaScript
9 6 (3.80%) Bash Shell
9 6 (3.80%) MATLAB
10 5 (3.16%) Embedded C++
10 5 (3.16%) SQL
11 3 (1.90%) Ruby
12 2 (1.27%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.27%) Scala
13 1 (0.63%) Ada
13 1 (0.63%) Perl
13 1 (0.63%) R
13 1 (0.63%) VBA
Qualifications
1 44 (27.85%) Degree
2 23 (14.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 23 (14.56%) Security Cleared
3 12 (7.59%) HND
4 6 (3.80%) DV Cleared
4 6 (3.80%) SC Cleared
5 5 (3.16%) PhD
6 4 (2.53%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (5.06%) MISRA
2 7 (4.43%) MISRA C
3 5 (3.16%) Def Stans
4 3 (1.90%) QA
5 1 (0.63%) DO-254
5 1 (0.63%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 12 (7.59%) Freescale
2 7 (4.43%) Microsoft
3 6 (3.80%) IBM
4 2 (1.27%) Yahoo!
5 1 (0.63%) Google
5 1 (0.63%) SAP
5 1 (0.63%) Signiant
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