Period
to 25 May 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Surrey during the 6 months to 25 May 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++
South East > Surrey
6 months to
25 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 192 210 242
Rank change year-on-year +18 +32 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 47 31 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Surrey 0.89% 0.58% 0.72%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.92% 0.60% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 40 30 57
Surrey median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -10.00% +17.65% -5.56%
10th Percentile £28,250 £37,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £57,625 £65,000 £58,500
South East median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £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 Surrey. 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
Surrey
Permanent vacancies in Surrey with a recognized job title 5,085 5,134 7,735
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.34% 96.50% 97.34%
Number of salaries quoted 4,257 4,230 6,630
Surrey median annual salary £47,500 £45,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.40% +1.11% -
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,500 £26,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £67,500 £67,500
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Surrey

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Surrey

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Surrey

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Surrey

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Surrey

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Surrey over the 6 months to 25 May 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Surrey

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Surrey

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 Surrey region over the 6 months to 25 May 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
Camberley +5 27 £45,000 -18.18%
Guildford -12 5 £50,000 +17.65%
Leatherhead +5 3 £41,500 -24.55% 4
Addlestone - 2 £35,000 -
Redhill +11 1 - -
C++ Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 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 Surrey region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 47 (100.00%) C++
2 45 (95.74%) Software Engineering
3 32 (68.09%) Linux
4 25 (53.19%) OO
5 22 (46.81%) STL
5 22 (46.81%) Telecoms
6 19 (40.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 19 (40.43%) GCC
6 19 (40.43%) GDB
7 18 (38.30%) Subversion
8 17 (36.17%) Windows
8 17 (36.17%) Multithreading
9 15 (31.91%) Wireshark
10 14 (29.79%) GSM
10 14 (29.79%) UMTS
10 14 (29.79%) LTE
11 13 (27.66%) MGW
11 13 (27.66%) GGSN
11 13 (27.66%) SGSN
11 13 (27.66%) Qt
11 13 (27.66%) Asterisk PBX
11 13 (27.66%) Trac
11 13 (27.66%) Diameter Protocol
11 13 (27.66%) Cross-Platform Development
11 13 (27.66%) PBX
11 13 (27.66%) RTP
11 13 (27.66%) Cisco
11 13 (27.66%) RANAP
12 8 (17.02%) Degree
12 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework

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

Cloud Services
1 3 (6.38%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 15 (31.91%) Wireshark
2 14 (29.79%) GSM
2 14 (29.79%) LTE
2 14 (29.79%) UMTS
3 13 (27.66%) Asterisk PBX
3 13 (27.66%) Diameter Protocol
3 13 (27.66%) GGSN
3 13 (27.66%) MGW
3 13 (27.66%) PBX
3 13 (27.66%) RANAP
3 13 (27.66%) RTP
3 13 (27.66%) SGSN
4 2 (4.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (10.64%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 19 (40.43%) GCC
1 19 (40.43%) GDB
2 18 (38.30%) Subversion
3 13 (27.66%) Trac
4 7 (14.89%) Git (software)
5 5 (10.64%) Bazaar
6 2 (4.26%) Visual Studio
General
1 22 (46.81%) Telecoms
2 3 (6.38%) Electronics
3 2 (4.26%) Aerospace
3 2 (4.26%) Automotive
3 2 (4.26%) Manufacturing
4 1 (2.13%) Avionics
4 1 (2.13%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (46.81%) STL
2 19 (40.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (27.66%) Qt
4 8 (17.02%) .NET
4 8 (17.02%) .NET Framework
5 3 (6.38%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (17.02%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.26%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 32 (68.09%) Linux
2 17 (36.17%) Windows
3 5 (10.64%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (95.74%) Software Engineering
2 25 (53.19%) OO
3 17 (36.17%) Multithreading
4 13 (27.66%) Cross-Platform Development
5 6 (12.77%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (12.77%) Configuration Management
5 6 (12.77%) Integration Testing
5 6 (12.77%) Process Improvement
6 5 (10.64%) OOD
6 5 (10.64%) TDD
7 4 (8.51%) Mathematics
7 4 (8.51%) Multithreaded Programming
8 3 (6.38%) Data Management
8 3 (6.38%) OOP
8 3 (6.38%) SDLC
8 3 (6.38%) Visualisation
9 2 (4.26%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (4.26%) Physics
9 2 (4.26%) Software Architecture
9 2 (4.26%) Statistics
Programming Languages
1 47 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (17.02%) C
2 8 (17.02%) C#
3 6 (12.77%) Ada
3 6 (12.77%) PowerShell
3 6 (12.77%) VBScript
4 4 (8.51%) SQL
5 2 (4.26%) Bash Shell
5 2 (4.26%) Embedded C++
5 2 (4.26%) Java
5 2 (4.26%) Perl
5 2 (4.26%) Python
6 1 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.13%) PHP
Qualifications
1 8 (17.02%) Degree
2 6 (12.77%) SC Cleared
2 6 (12.77%) Security Cleared
3 2 (4.26%) Computer Science Degree
System Software
1 6 (12.77%) Active Directory
2 1 (2.13%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (4.26%) Ansible
1 2 (4.26%) Puppet
Vendors
1 13 (27.66%) Cisco
2 6 (12.77%) VMware
3 2 (4.26%) Atlassian
3 2 (4.26%) Microsoft