Period
to 20 February 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 20 February 2018.

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
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 228 250 214
Rank change year-on-year +22 -36 -60
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 110 92 144
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 1.07% 0.89% 1.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.11% 0.92% 1.27%
Number of salaries quoted 89 81 152
South West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% -3.61% +3.75%
10th Percentile £32,250 £27,500 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% - +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 9,941 10,044 11,365
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 96.91% 97.20%
Number of salaries quoted 8,164 8,416 9,564
South West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £24,500 £25,000 £23,825
90th Percentile £62,500 £63,750 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 +13 60 £48,500 +29.33% 9
Dorset -6 32 £45,000 +12.50% 5
Somerset +7 8 £45,000 +28.57%
Gloucestershire +2 4 £45,000 -1.64% 4
Wiltshire -11 4 £38,750 +10.71% 2
Devon +20 2 £44,250 +34.09%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 110 (100.00%) C++
1 110 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (50.91%) Linux
3 50 (45.45%) C
4 49 (44.55%) Degree
5 36 (32.73%) OO
6 35 (31.82%) Computer Science
7 34 (30.91%) UML
8 32 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
9 29 (26.36%) Electronics
10 26 (23.64%) Security Cleared
11 22 (20.00%) Java
12 21 (19.09%) Qt
13 19 (17.27%) Embedded Systems
13 19 (17.27%) OOD
14 17 (15.45%) Machine Learning
15 15 (13.64%) Rational Rhapsody
15 15 (13.64%) OOP
15 15 (13.64%) Python
16 14 (12.73%) Windows
16 14 (12.73%) Validation
16 14 (12.73%) Algorithms
17 13 (11.82%) MATLAB
17 13 (11.82%) C#
18 12 (10.91%) Multithreading
19 11 (10.00%) MISRA
19 11 (10.00%) Parallel Programming
19 11 (10.00%) Middleware
20 10 (9.09%) .NET
20 10 (9.09%) Visual Studio

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 (3.64%) DNN
2 2 (1.82%) Apache
2 2 (1.82%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 7 (6.36%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 8 (7.27%) TCP/IP
2 3 (2.73%) HTTP
3 2 (1.82%) Internet
4 1 (0.91%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.73%) MySQL
2 2 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (0.91%) Big Data
3 1 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (0.91%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (13.64%) Rational Rhapsody
2 10 (9.09%) Visual Studio
3 7 (6.36%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.36%) Maven
3 7 (6.36%) Subversion
4 5 (4.55%) Ant
4 5 (4.55%) Apache Ivy
5 4 (3.64%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.82%) GCC
6 2 (1.82%) Gerrit
6 2 (1.82%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.82%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 29 (26.36%) Electronics
2 6 (5.45%) Manufacturing
2 6 (5.45%) Telecoms
3 5 (4.55%) Games
4 4 (3.64%) Aerospace
5 2 (1.82%) Finance
6 1 (0.91%) Automotive
6 1 (0.91%) Marketing
6 1 (0.91%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (19.09%) Qt
2 11 (10.00%) Middleware
3 10 (9.09%) .NET
4 5 (4.55%) .NET Framework
5 4 (3.64%) .NET Compact Framework
5 4 (3.64%) OpenCV
5 4 (3.64%) OpenMP
5 4 (3.64%) Theano
5 4 (3.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (1.82%) Kafka
6 2 (1.82%) MFC
6 2 (1.82%) RESTful
6 2 (1.82%) XML
7 1 (0.91%) STL
7 1 (0.91%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 35 (31.82%) Computer Science
2 19 (17.27%) Embedded Systems
3 14 (12.73%) Algorithms
4 7 (6.36%) Analytical Skills
5 5 (4.55%) Robotics
5 5 (4.55%) User Experience
6 4 (3.64%) Acoustics
6 4 (3.64%) Greenfield Project
7 2 (1.82%) Digital TV
8 1 (0.91%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.91%) Digital Media
8 1 (0.91%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (0.91%) IPTV
8 1 (0.91%) Media Streaming
8 1 (0.91%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 56 (50.91%) Linux
2 14 (12.73%) Windows
3 8 (7.27%) Unix
4 5 (4.55%) Android
4 5 (4.55%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (32.73%) OO
3 34 (30.91%) UML
4 32 (29.09%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (17.27%) OOD
6 17 (15.45%) Machine Learning
7 15 (13.64%) OOP
8 14 (12.73%) Validation
9 12 (10.91%) Multithreading
10 11 (10.00%) Parallel Programming
11 10 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
12 9 (8.18%) Signal Processing
12 9 (8.18%) TDD
13 8 (7.27%) SOLID
14 7 (6.36%) Continuous Integration
14 7 (6.36%) Open Source
14 7 (6.36%) Requirements Engineering
14 7 (6.36%) Scrum
14 7 (6.36%) Unit Testing
15 6 (5.45%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 110 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (45.45%) C
3 22 (20.00%) Java
4 15 (13.64%) Python
5 13 (11.82%) C#
5 13 (11.82%) MATLAB
6 9 (8.18%) Embedded C
7 7 (6.36%) Embedded C++
8 4 (3.64%) Scala
9 2 (1.82%) Ada
9 2 (1.82%) Shell Script
9 2 (1.82%) SQL
10 1 (0.91%) Assembly Language
10 1 (0.91%) Bash Shell
10 1 (0.91%) Erlang
10 1 (0.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 49 (44.55%) Degree
2 26 (23.64%) Security Cleared
3 10 (9.09%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (9.09%) DV Cleared
3 10 (9.09%) PhD
4 4 (3.64%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.82%) Master's Degree
6 1 (0.91%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.00%) MISRA
2 5 (4.55%) DO-178B
3 4 (3.64%) MIL-STD-498
4 2 (1.82%) ECSS
5 1 (0.91%) MISRA C
System Software
1 2 (1.82%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.91%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (4.55%) Intel
2 1 (0.91%) IBM
2 1 (0.91%) Microsoft
2 1 (0.91%) SAP