Period
to 28 March 2020

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
28 Mar 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 221 251 301
Rank change year-on-year +30 +50 -17
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 14 26 18
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.23% 0.36% 0.18%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.37% 0.18%
Number of salaries quoted 21 25 16
Median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +11.76%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £35,375
90th Percentile £52,500 £55,000 £51,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent vacancies in Yorkshire with a recognized job title 5,740 7,064 9,981
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.26% 97.18% 97.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4,819 5,837 8,534
Median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,354 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +5.26%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Yorkshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Yorkshire.

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Yorkshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 28 March 2020.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Yorkshire

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Yorkshire

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 Yorkshire region over the 6 months to 28 March 2020. 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
West Yorkshire +17 11 £50,000 +11.11% 5
South Yorkshire +19 2 - -
North Yorkshire +25 1 - - 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 March 2020, 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 Yorkshire region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 14 (100.00%) C++
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (85.71%) JIRA
2 12 (85.71%) Git (software)
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 11 (78.57%) OO
4 10 (71.43%) OOP
4 10 (71.43%) OOD
4 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 10 (71.43%) RTP
4 10 (71.43%) Device Driver
4 10 (71.43%) Yocto
5 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
5 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
5 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
5 3 (21.43%) Scrum
6 2 (14.29%) WinForms
6 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
6 2 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
6 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
6 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
6 2 (14.29%) Degree
6 2 (14.29%) HTML
6 2 (14.29%) .NET
6 2 (14.29%) CSS
6 2 (14.29%) C#
6 2 (14.29%) Autodesk
6 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing

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

Communications & Networking
1 10 (71.43%) RTP
1 10 (71.43%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) MySQL
1 1 (7.14%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (85.71%) Git (software)
1 12 (85.71%) JIRA
2 2 (14.29%) CppUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Jenkins
2 2 (14.29%) NUnit
2 2 (14.29%) Selenium
2 2 (14.29%) TestComplete
2 2 (14.29%) WebDriver
General
1 1 (7.14%) Automotive
1 1 (7.14%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Yocto
2 2 (14.29%) .NET
2 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
2 2 (14.29%) CSS
2 2 (14.29%) HTML
2 2 (14.29%) WinForms
2 2 (14.29%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 10 (71.43%) Device Driver
2 3 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 2 (14.29%) Smartphone
4 1 (7.14%) Data Structures
4 1 (7.14%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (78.57%) OO
3 10 (71.43%) OOD
3 10 (71.43%) OOP
4 3 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (21.43%) Scrum
5 2 (14.29%) Compatibility Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 2 (14.29%) Cost-Benefit Analysis
5 2 (14.29%) Front End Development
5 2 (14.29%) Manual Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Regression Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Smoke Testing
5 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
5 2 (14.29%) Sprint Planning
5 2 (14.29%) Sprint Review
5 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 2 (14.29%) Web Development
6 1 (7.14%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) JavaScript
3 2 (14.29%) C#
4 1 (7.14%) PHP
4 1 (7.14%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (14.29%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (14.29%) Autodesk
1 2 (14.29%) Perforce
1 2 (14.29%) TOWER Software