Period
to 17 October 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Swindon during the 6 months to 17 October 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++
Wiltshire > Swindon
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 70 74 -
Rank change year-on-year +4 - -
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 11 5 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Swindon 1.33% 0.65% -
As % of the Job Titles category 1.39% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 11 9 0
Swindon median annual salary £47,500 £39,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +21.79% - -
Wiltshire median annual salary £40,000 £39,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +2.56% - -13.33%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Swindon. 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
Swindon
Permanent vacancies in Swindon with a recognized job title 789 746 873
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.17% 97.39% 98.09%
Number of salaries quoted 719 621 731
Swindon median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - -5.88%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £22,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £57,500 £65,000
Wiltshire median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Swindon

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Swindon

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Swindon

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

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 Swindon region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 11 (100.00%) C++
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
2 10 (90.91%) Linux
3 8 (72.73%) OO
3 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 8 (72.73%) Eclipse
4 7 (63.64%) OOD
5 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 6 (54.55%) Subversion
5 6 (54.55%) ClearCase
5 6 (54.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 6 (54.55%) System Testing
5 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
6 5 (45.45%) Qt
6 5 (45.45%) Degree
7 3 (27.27%) Microsoft
8 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
8 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
9 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
9 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
9 1 (9.09%) SDLC
9 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
9 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
9 1 (9.09%) Wireless
9 1 (9.09%) UML

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

Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (9.09%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 10 (90.91%) Visual Studio
2 8 (72.73%) Eclipse
3 6 (54.55%) ClearCase
3 6 (54.55%) Git (software)
3 6 (54.55%) Subversion
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (45.45%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 2 (18.18%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (90.91%) Linux
2 8 (72.73%) Windows
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (72.73%) OO
3 7 (63.64%) OOD
4 6 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (54.55%) System Testing
4 6 (54.55%) TDD
5 1 (9.09%) Configuration Management
5 1 (9.09%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (9.09%) Decision-Making
5 1 (9.09%) OOP
5 1 (9.09%) Requirements Management
5 1 (9.09%) SDLC
5 1 (9.09%) UML
Programming Languages
1 11 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 5 (45.45%) Degree
2 1 (9.09%) DV Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) SC Cleared
2 1 (9.09%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Microsoft