Period
to 20 July 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £42,500 in advertised job vacancies in Yorkshire during the 6 months to 20 July 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 > Yorkshire
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 261 348 338
Rank change year-on-year +87 -10 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 68 16 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Yorkshire 0.64% 0.13% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.66% 0.14% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 67 15 38
Yorkshire median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +16.88% +2.67%
10th Percentile £33,250 £32,250 £29,775
90th Percentile £49,250 £52,500 £52,325
England median annual salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.41% +3.75% -4.76%

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire. 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
Yorkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 10362 11706 13974
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Yorkshire 97.60% 97.70% 98.12%
Number of salaries quoted 8829 9780 11324
Yorkshire median annual salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.75% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £24,750
90th Percentile £60,650 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Yorkshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Yorkshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Yorkshire

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Yorkshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Yorkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Yorkshire over the 6 months to 20 July 2017.

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 20 July 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
West Yorkshire +35 23 £45,000 +12.50%
South Yorkshire +8 21 £42,500 -5.56%
North Yorkshire - 14 £42,500 -
East Yorkshire - 5 £20,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 July 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 Yorkshire region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) C++
1 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (83.82%) C
3 52 (76.47%) Linux
4 35 (51.47%) Degree
5 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
6 33 (48.53%) Automotive
7 32 (47.06%) Embedded Linux
8 31 (45.59%) Embedded C
9 29 (42.65%) OO
10 25 (36.76%) Python
10 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
11 24 (35.29%) Java
12 23 (33.82%) Ethernet
13 22 (32.35%) Firmware
13 22 (32.35%) SQL
13 22 (32.35%) SDLC
14 21 (30.88%) Qt
15 20 (29.41%) HTML
16 19 (27.94%) Embedded C++
16 19 (27.94%) Android
17 18 (26.47%) Windows
18 17 (25.00%) Visual Studio
19 16 (23.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
19 16 (23.53%) Eclipse
19 16 (23.53%) JIRA
19 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
19 16 (23.53%) Android Studio
20 15 (22.06%) Waterfall
20 15 (22.06%) Subversion

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:

Business Applications
1 1 (1.47%) Infor M3
Communications & Networking
1 23 (33.82%) Ethernet
2 8 (11.76%) RS-232
2 8 (11.76%) Wireless
3 6 (8.82%) Modbus
3 6 (8.82%) Profibus
4 2 (2.94%) Bluetooth
4 2 (2.94%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.47%) DHCP
5 1 (1.47%) HTTP
5 1 (1.47%) RS-485
5 1 (1.47%) TCP/IP
5 1 (1.47%) ZigBee
Development Applications
1 17 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 16 (23.53%) Android Studio
2 16 (23.53%) Eclipse
2 16 (23.53%) Git (software)
2 16 (23.53%) JIRA
3 15 (22.06%) Subversion
General
1 33 (48.53%) Automotive
2 8 (11.76%) Electronics
3 1 (1.47%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (30.88%) Qt
2 20 (29.41%) HTML
3 13 (19.12%) Qt Quick
4 10 (14.71%) STL
5 9 (13.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (10.29%) .NET
7 6 (8.82%) wxWidgets
8 1 (1.47%) MFC
8 1 (1.47%) OpenGL
8 1 (1.47%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 15 (22.06%) Device Driver
2 9 (13.24%) Greenfield Project
3 7 (10.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (8.82%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.47%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.47%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 52 (76.47%) Linux
2 32 (47.06%) Embedded Linux
3 19 (27.94%) Android
4 18 (26.47%) Windows
5 16 (23.53%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (42.65%) OO
4 22 (32.35%) SDLC
5 15 (22.06%) Waterfall
6 13 (19.12%) Telematics
7 12 (17.65%) OOD
8 8 (11.76%) Mobile Development
9 5 (7.35%) Customer Requirements
9 5 (7.35%) Test Automation
9 5 (7.35%) Test Strategy
10 3 (4.41%) Multithreading
10 3 (4.41%) TDD
11 1 (1.47%) Front End Development
11 1 (1.47%) Mathematics
11 1 (1.47%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) C++
2 57 (83.82%) C
3 31 (45.59%) Embedded C
4 25 (36.76%) JavaScript
4 25 (36.76%) Python
5 24 (35.29%) Java
6 22 (32.35%) SQL
7 19 (27.94%) Embedded C++
8 13 (19.12%) Bash Shell
9 8 (11.76%) C#
10 4 (5.88%) Perl
10 4 (5.88%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 35 (51.47%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.47%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 22 (32.35%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (8.82%) Lauterbach
2 1 (1.47%) Freescale