Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £29,000 in advertised job vacancies in the West Midlands during the 6 months to 19 November 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 > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 300 313 271
Rank change year-on-year +13 -42 +35
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 25 29 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.25% 0.25% 0.46%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.26% 0.47%
Number of salaries quoted 51 64 96
West Midlands median annual salary £29,000 £30,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% -15.49% +18.33%
10th Percentile £27,000 £21,250 £28,500
90th Percentile £43,125 £42,500 £42,500
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands. 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
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies in the West Midlands with a recognized job title 9662 11010 10558
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.39% 96.17% 96.58%
Number of salaries quoted 7945 8725 8776
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £23,750 £23,500 £24,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £62,500 £62,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in the West Midlands

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in the West Midlands

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 19 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in the West Midlands

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

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 West Midlands region over the 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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
Coventry +5 14 £29,000 -3.33%
Staffordshire +19 7 £41,250 +50.00%
Warwickshire +1 3 £41,500 -
Worcestershire -11 1 £50,000 +11.11%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 West Midlands region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 25 (100.00%) C++
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (60.00%) Python
4 14 (56.00%) HTML
4 14 (56.00%) C#
4 14 (56.00%) Degree
4 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
4 14 (56.00%) Computer Science Degree
5 12 (48.00%) Computer Vision
5 12 (48.00%) HTML5
6 10 (40.00%) Linux
6 10 (40.00%) Algorithms
7 9 (36.00%) Front End Development
7 9 (36.00%) Polymer
7 9 (36.00%) GitHub
7 9 (36.00%) Web Components
7 9 (36.00%) SQL
7 9 (36.00%) Video\Live Streaming
7 9 (36.00%) Scrum
7 9 (36.00%) Neural Network
7 9 (36.00%) Multithreading
7 9 (36.00%) Open Source
7 9 (36.00%) Google
8 7 (28.00%) Windows
8 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
9 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
10 4 (16.00%) MFC
11 3 (12.00%) Java
11 3 (12.00%) CSS

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 9 (36.00%) GitHub
2 2 (8.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.00%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (28.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) InstallShield
1 1 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
1 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (8.00%) Games
2 1 (4.00%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (56.00%) HTML
2 12 (48.00%) HTML5
3 9 (36.00%) Polymer
3 9 (36.00%) Web Components
4 4 (16.00%) MFC
5 3 (12.00%) CSS
5 3 (12.00%) CSS3
5 3 (12.00%) Django
6 2 (8.00%) .NET
6 2 (8.00%) .NET Framework
6 2 (8.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (8.00%) Entity Framework
6 2 (8.00%) OpenGL
7 1 (4.00%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
2 10 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 9 (36.00%) Video\Live Streaming
4 1 (4.00%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 1 (4.00%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 10 (40.00%) Linux
2 7 (28.00%) Windows
3 1 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (68.00%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (48.00%) Computer Vision
4 9 (36.00%) Front End Development
4 9 (36.00%) Multithreading
4 9 (36.00%) Neural Network
4 9 (36.00%) Open Source
4 9 (36.00%) Scrum
5 3 (12.00%) Web Development
6 2 (8.00%) Game Development
6 2 (8.00%) Mathematics
7 1 (4.00%) Change Management
7 1 (4.00%) Configuration Management
7 1 (4.00%) Cryptography
7 1 (4.00%) Digital Signal Processing
7 1 (4.00%) FPGA Design
7 1 (4.00%) Memory Management
7 1 (4.00%) Signal Processing
7 1 (4.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 25 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (60.00%) Python
3 14 (56.00%) C#
4 9 (36.00%) SQL
5 5 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (12.00%) Java
7 2 (8.00%) Lua
8 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
8 1 (4.00%) C
8 1 (4.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (56.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 14 (56.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) SELinux
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) Google