The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
South East / West Sussex
Rank 72 92 73
Rank change year-on-year +20 -19  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 23 15 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 2.19% 1.33% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.22% 1.37% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 23 15 29
Median salary £47,500 £45,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.39% +13.75%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £43,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in West Sussex. 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
West Sussex
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1035 1098 1089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 98.38% 97.34% 98.37%
Number of salaries quoted 947 992 938
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in West Sussex

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in West Sussex

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in West Sussex

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in West Sussex

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in West Sussex over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in West Sussex

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in West Sussex

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 Sussex region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Horsham +12 6 £30,000 -27.71%
Crawley +9 6 £52,500 -0.94% 1
Burgess Hill - 6 £47,500 - 2
Gatwick - 4 £40,000 - 1
Haywards Heath - 1 £39,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
South East

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in West Sussex

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Sussex region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 39 (100.00%) C++
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (79.49%) C#
4 29 (74.36%) Windows
5 22 (56.41%) .NET Framework
5 22 (56.41%) UML
5 22 (56.41%) .NET
6 19 (48.72%) Degree
7 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
8 16 (41.03%) Unit Testing
8 16 (41.03%) Visual Studio
9 13 (33.33%) Scrum
10 12 (30.77%) Linux
11 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
12 9 (23.08%) TDD
13 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (20.51%) WCF
13 8 (20.51%) SQL
13 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
13 8 (20.51%) STL
13 8 (20.51%) MFC
13 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
13 8 (20.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 8 (20.51%) MVVM
13 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
14 7 (17.95%) SOA
14 7 (17.95%) OO
15 6 (15.38%) Python
15 6 (15.38%) MS Excel

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in West Sussex 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 6 (15.38%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (25.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.13%) MySQL
2 2 (5.13%) RDBMS
2 2 (5.13%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (41.03%) Visual Studio
2 8 (20.51%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.13%) JIRA
3 2 (5.13%) MSTest
3 2 (5.13%) NUnit
3 2 (5.13%) StarTeam
3 2 (5.13%) Subversion
General
1 2 (5.13%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (56.41%) .NET
1 22 (56.41%) .NET Framework
2 8 (20.51%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (20.51%) MFC
2 8 (20.51%) STL
2 8 (20.51%) WCF
3 6 (15.38%) ATL
3 6 (15.38%) COM
4 2 (5.13%) CSS
4 2 (5.13%) HTML
4 2 (5.13%) HTML5
4 2 (5.13%) JSON
4 2 (5.13%) WinForms
4 2 (5.13%) WPF
4 2 (5.13%) XML
4 2 (5.13%) XSLT
4 2 (5.13%) ZeroMQ
5 1 (2.56%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 17 (43.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (15.38%) Algorithms
2 6 (15.38%) Data Structures
3 2 (5.13%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 29 (74.36%) Windows
2 12 (30.77%) Linux
3 1 (2.56%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (94.87%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (56.41%) UML
4 16 (41.03%) Unit Testing
5 13 (33.33%) Scrum
6 9 (23.08%) TDD
7 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
7 8 (20.51%) Mathematics
7 8 (20.51%) MVVM
8 7 (17.95%) OO
8 7 (17.95%) SOA
9 6 (15.38%) CAE
9 6 (15.38%) Configuration Management
9 6 (15.38%) Finite Element Analysis
10 4 (10.26%) Systems Analysis
11 3 (7.69%) Cross-Platform Development
12 2 (5.13%) Multithreaded Programming
12 2 (5.13%) Multithreading
12 2 (5.13%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 39 (100.00%) C++
2 31 (79.49%) C#
3 8 (20.51%) SQL
4 6 (15.38%) Fortran
4 6 (15.38%) Python
5 3 (7.69%) C
6 1 (2.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 19 (48.72%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.56%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 8 (20.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.13%) Oracle
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Posted: 3 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Crawley, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Plus Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago