The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in South Yorkshire during the 3 months to 23 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++
Yorkshire / South Yorkshire
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 64 82
Rank change year-on-year -4 +18  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 15 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Yorkshire 2.04% 0.61% 1.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.09% 0.63% 1.05%
Number of salaries quoted 15 4 9
Median salary £42,500 £45,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.55% +32.35%  
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 South Yorkshire. 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 Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 719 640 956
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Yorkshire 97.69% 97.12% 98.76%
Number of salaries quoted 598 553 824
Median salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% +4.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 South Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in South Yorkshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in South Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in South Yorkshire

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in South Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 3 months to 23 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
Barnsley +2 14 £42,500 -5.55%
Sheffield - 1 £40,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
Yorkshire

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

For the 6 months to 23 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 Yorkshire region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 21 (100.00%) C++
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 21 (100.00%) Qt
2 20 (95.24%) Automotive
2 20 (95.24%) Embedded C
2 20 (95.24%) C
2 20 (95.24%) Linux
3 16 (76.19%) Firmware
4 14 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
4 14 (66.67%) Degree
5 13 (61.90%) Device Driver
5 13 (61.90%) Embedded C++
5 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
5 13 (61.90%) Telematics
5 13 (61.90%) Qt Quick
6 9 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (33.33%) Mobile Development
7 7 (33.33%) RS-232
7 7 (33.33%) Wireless
7 7 (33.33%) C#
7 7 (33.33%) .NET
7 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
7 7 (33.33%) JTAG
8 6 (28.57%) wxWidgets
8 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (28.57%) Lauterbach
8 6 (28.57%) Modbus
8 6 (28.57%) Profibus
8 6 (28.57%) CAN bus
9 5 (23.81%) Electronics

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Yorkshire 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:

Business Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 7 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 7 (33.33%) RS-232
1 7 (33.33%) Wireless
2 6 (28.57%) Modbus
2 6 (28.57%) Profibus
3 1 (4.76%) Bluetooth
3 1 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
Development Applications
1 1 (4.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 20 (95.24%) Automotive
2 5 (23.81%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (100.00%) Qt
2 13 (61.90%) Qt Quick
3 7 (33.33%) .NET
4 6 (28.57%) wxWidgets
5 1 (4.76%) MFC
5 1 (4.76%) OpenGL
5 1 (4.76%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 13 (61.90%) Device Driver
2 9 (42.86%) Greenfield Project
3 6 (28.57%) CAN bus
4 1 (4.76%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.76%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 20 (95.24%) Linux
2 14 (66.67%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (4.76%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (61.90%) Telematics
3 7 (33.33%) Mobile Development
4 6 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (4.76%) Front End Development
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (95.24%) C
2 20 (95.24%) Embedded C
3 13 (61.90%) Bash Shell
3 13 (61.90%) Embedded C++
4 7 (33.33%) C#
Qualifications
1 14 (66.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (33.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 16 (76.19%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Lauterbach
2 1 (4.76%) Freescale