The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £30,000 in advertised job vacancies in West Sussex during the 3 months to 28 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++
South East / West Sussex
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 92 93 78
Rank change year-on-year +1 -15  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 15 22 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in West Sussex 1.40% 1.70% 2.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.43% 1.78% 2.66%
Number of salaries quoted 15 22 31
Median salary £30,000 £50,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -40.00% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,250 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £52,500 £45,000
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 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 1051 1233 1167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in West Sussex 97.77% 95.43% 98.73%
Number of salaries quoted 4909 6358 5212
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £22,750 £22,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £61,250
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in West Sussex

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

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 28 June 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 28 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
Burgess Hill +27 5 £47,500 - 2
Horsham -2 5 £30,000 +9.09%
Gatwick -3 2 £38,000 -26.92%
Crawley +13 1 £52,500 +5.00%
C++ Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 West Sussex region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 40 (100.00%) C++
1 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (72.50%) Degree
3 29 (72.50%) C#
4 27 (67.50%) Computer Science
5 26 (65.00%) Windows
6 24 (60.00%) Visual Studio
7 19 (47.50%) UML
8 18 (45.00%) Computer Science Degree
9 16 (40.00%) .NET Framework
9 16 (40.00%) .NET
10 13 (32.50%) TDD
11 11 (27.50%) MFC
11 11 (27.50%) STL
11 11 (27.50%) Linux
11 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
11 11 (27.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 10 (25.00%) Scrum
13 9 (22.50%) SOA
13 9 (22.50%) OO
14 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
14 8 (20.00%) WCF
14 8 (20.00%) MVVM
14 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
14 8 (20.00%) Master's Degree
14 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
14 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
15 7 (17.50%) Data Structures
15 7 (17.50%) Algorithms

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) GIS
2 2 (5.00%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.50%) MySQL
3 1 (2.50%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 24 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 8 (20.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.50%) JIRA
3 1 (2.50%) MSTest
3 1 (2.50%) NUnit
3 1 (2.50%) StarTeam
3 1 (2.50%) Subversion
General
1 5 (12.50%) Games
1 5 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (2.50%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (40.00%) .NET
1 16 (40.00%) .NET Framework
2 11 (27.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (27.50%) MFC
2 11 (27.50%) STL
3 8 (20.00%) WCF
4 7 (17.50%) ATL
4 7 (17.50%) COM
5 5 (12.50%) J2EE
6 2 (5.00%) Web Services
7 1 (2.50%) CSS
7 1 (2.50%) DirectX
7 1 (2.50%) HTML
7 1 (2.50%) HTML5
7 1 (2.50%) JSON
7 1 (2.50%) OpenCV
7 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
7 1 (2.50%) WinForms
7 1 (2.50%) XML
7 1 (2.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 27 (67.50%) Computer Science
2 7 (17.50%) Algorithms
2 7 (17.50%) Data Structures
2 7 (17.50%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 26 (65.00%) Windows
2 11 (27.50%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (77.50%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (47.50%) UML
4 13 (32.50%) TDD
5 11 (27.50%) Unit Testing
6 10 (25.00%) Scrum
7 9 (22.50%) OO
7 9 (22.50%) SOA
8 8 (20.00%) Mathematics
8 8 (20.00%) MVVM
8 8 (20.00%) Test Automation
9 7 (17.50%) CAE
9 7 (17.50%) Configuration Management
9 7 (17.50%) Finite Element Analysis
10 5 (12.50%) CRM
10 5 (12.50%) Presales
11 2 (5.00%) Multithreading
12 1 (2.50%) Continuous Integration
12 1 (2.50%) QMS
12 1 (2.50%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 29 (72.50%) C#
3 7 (17.50%) Fortran
3 7 (17.50%) Python
4 5 (12.50%) Java
4 5 (12.50%) R
5 3 (7.50%) C
6 1 (2.50%) GLSL
6 1 (2.50%) HLSL
6 1 (2.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 29 (72.50%) Degree
2 18 (45.00%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (20.00%) Master's Degree
Vendors
1 8 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.50%) Oracle
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