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 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 214 147
Rank change year-on-year +43 -67  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 64 47 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.26% 0.80% 1.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.31% 0.82% 1.69%
Number of salaries quoted 63 45 86
Median salary £40,000 £41,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% +3.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £46,200 £56,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

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 4894 5703 5868
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 96.72% 96.78% 97.80%
Number of salaries quoted 4089 4722 4912
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 £57,300 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 29 March 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 29 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
Bristol +14 35 £37,500 -9.63% 4
Dorset +37 11 £40,000 -5.88% 3
Gloucestershire +5 11 £47,500 +5.55% 4
Wiltshire +21 4 £35,250 +0.71% 2
Cornwall - 3 £37,500 - 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 West region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 107 (100.00%) C++
1 107 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 63 (58.88%) Java
3 62 (57.94%) Linux
4 52 (48.60%) C
5 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
6 35 (32.71%) Security Cleared
7 31 (28.97%) C#
8 29 (27.10%) OO
9 27 (25.23%) Windows
10 26 (24.30%) DV Cleared
11 25 (23.36%) Degree
12 23 (21.50%) Computer Science
13 22 (20.56%) Android
13 22 (20.56%) Cybersecurity
14 21 (19.63%) UML
15 20 (18.69%) OOP
15 20 (18.69%) Multithreading
16 19 (17.76%) Python
17 16 (14.95%) Reverse Engineering
17 16 (14.95%) Big Data
18 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
19 14 (13.08%) J2EE
19 14 (13.08%) Validation
19 14 (13.08%) Requirements Engineering
20 13 (12.15%) Apple iOS
20 13 (12.15%) Embedded C
20 13 (12.15%) .NET
21 12 (11.21%) Electronics
21 12 (11.21%) Finance

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 7 (6.54%) Apache Pig
2 4 (3.74%) WebLogic
3 2 (1.87%) DNN
Applications
1 1 (0.93%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.93%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.93%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.74%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.80%) Firewall
2 3 (2.80%) HTTP
2 3 (2.80%) SSL
3 2 (1.87%) ASN.1
3 2 (1.87%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.87%) Internet
4 1 (0.93%) Modbus
4 1 (0.93%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) Big Data
2 9 (8.41%) Data Mining
3 8 (7.48%) Hadoop
4 7 (6.54%) Apache Hive
4 7 (6.54%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.74%) MySQL
6 1 (0.93%) Apache Accumulo
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
2 6 (5.61%) Git (software)
3 5 (4.67%) JIRA
3 5 (4.67%) Rational DOORS
4 3 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 3 (2.80%) Bitbucket
4 3 (2.80%) CodeSonar
4 3 (2.80%) git-flow
4 3 (2.80%) Robot Framework
4 3 (2.80%) Selenium
5 2 (1.87%) Rational Rhapsody
5 2 (1.87%) Subversion
6 1 (0.93%) GCC
6 1 (0.93%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.93%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.93%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (11.21%) Electronics
1 12 (11.21%) Finance
2 11 (10.28%) Games
3 8 (7.48%) Telecoms
4 7 (6.54%) Banking
4 7 (6.54%) Manufacturing
5 4 (3.74%) Marketing
6 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (13.08%) J2EE
2 13 (12.15%) .NET
3 11 (10.28%) Web Services
4 9 (8.41%) OpenCL
4 9 (8.41%) STL
5 8 (7.48%) Java EE
6 7 (6.54%) HTML
7 6 (5.61%) Qt
8 5 (4.67%) CSS
9 4 (3.74%) EJB
9 4 (3.74%) Hibernate
9 4 (3.74%) Spring
10 3 (2.80%) .NET Framework
10 3 (2.80%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.80%) Django
10 3 (2.80%) LAMP
10 3 (2.80%) Node.js
10 3 (2.80%) REST
10 3 (2.80%) SOAP
10 3 (2.80%) Spring MVC
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.50%) Computer Science
2 12 (11.21%) Algorithms
3 11 (10.28%) Embedded Systems
4 9 (8.41%) VHDL
5 3 (2.80%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.87%) PlayStation
7 1 (0.93%) 3D Printing
7 1 (0.93%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 62 (57.94%) Linux
2 27 (25.23%) Windows
3 22 (20.56%) Android
4 13 (12.15%) Apple iOS
5 6 (5.61%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (5.61%) Mac OS X
5 6 (5.61%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (34.58%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (27.10%) OO
4 22 (20.56%) Cybersecurity
5 21 (19.63%) UML
6 20 (18.69%) Multithreading
6 20 (18.69%) OOP
7 16 (14.95%) Reverse Engineering
8 14 (13.08%) Requirements Engineering
8 14 (13.08%) Validation
9 12 (11.21%) Ethical Hacking
10 9 (8.41%) Threat Detection
11 8 (7.48%) SDLC
12 7 (6.54%) Mathematics
12 7 (6.54%) User Stories
13 6 (5.61%) Mentoring
13 6 (5.61%) OOD
14 5 (4.67%) Android Development
14 5 (4.67%) Game Development
14 5 (4.67%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 107 (100.00%) C++
2 63 (58.88%) Java
3 52 (48.60%) C
4 31 (28.97%) C#
5 19 (17.76%) Python
6 15 (14.02%) JavaScript
7 13 (12.15%) Embedded C
8 10 (9.35%) Objective-C
9 7 (6.54%) Embedded C++
10 5 (4.67%) SQL
11 4 (3.74%) Bash Shell
11 4 (3.74%) Delphi
12 3 (2.80%) PHP
12 3 (2.80%) PowerShell
13 2 (1.87%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.87%) Scala
14 1 (0.93%) R
14 1 (0.93%) Ruby
14 1 (0.93%) VB
14 1 (0.93%) VBA
Qualifications
1 35 (32.71%) Security Cleared
2 26 (24.30%) DV Cleared
3 25 (23.36%) Degree
4 6 (5.61%) PhD
5 3 (2.80%) CCNA
5 3 (2.80%) Cisco Certification
5 3 (2.80%) CISSP
5 3 (2.80%) CompTIA Security+
5 3 (2.80%) GIAC
5 3 (2.80%) HND
5 3 (2.80%) Linux+ Certification
5 3 (2.80%) MCSE
5 3 (2.80%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (2.80%) Network+ Certification
5 3 (2.80%) SANS
5 3 (2.80%) Security+ Certification
5 3 (2.80%) SSCP
6 2 (1.87%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.74%) MISRA
2 3 (2.80%) MISRA C
3 2 (1.87%) Def Stans
3 2 (1.87%) QA
4 1 (0.93%) DO-254
4 1 (0.93%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (2.80%) Docker
1 3 (2.80%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 3 (2.80%) Puppet
1 3 (2.80%) Salt
Vendors
1 7 (6.54%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.80%) Freescale
3 2 (1.87%) IBM
4 1 (0.93%) Google
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) SAP
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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