The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior C++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Software Engineer
Rank 832 823 839
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +16
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 22 66 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.060% 0.017%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.023% 0.064% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 20 66 14
Average salary £42,500 £51,250 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-17.07% +2.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £41,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £67,500 £112,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -
Senior C++ Software Engineer
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the England region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
94314 103747 96405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 94.64% 94.61% 94.66%
Number of salaries quoted 78324 85889 81068
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in England

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title across the England region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in England

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in England

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer across the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in England

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer within the England region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -6 10 £42,500 -15.00% 3
South West -19 5 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands - 5 £48,000 - 2
London +23 1 £72,500 +7.40% 1
East of England +9 1 - -
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Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior C++ Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior C++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 61 (100.00%) C++
1 61 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (44.26%) C#
3 27 (44.26%) OO
4 21 (34.43%) Windows
5 19 (31.15%) OOD
6 18 (29.51%) Degree
6 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
7 17 (27.87%) Linux
8 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
8 16 (26.23%) .NET
9 15 (24.59%) HTML
9 15 (24.59%) XML
9 15 (24.59%) UNIX
10 14 (22.95%) HTML5
11 12 (19.67%) Qt
12 10 (16.39%) C
12 10 (16.39%) MFC
13 9 (14.75%) TDD
13 9 (14.75%) Scrum
13 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
14 8 (13.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 8 (13.11%) UML
14 8 (13.11%) OOP
14 8 (13.11%) STL
15 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
15 7 (11.48%) Physics
15 7 (11.48%) Multithreading
16 6 (9.84%) WPF

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the England region that cited Senior C++ Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Senior C++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (3.28%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 7 (11.48%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Subversion
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 6 (9.84%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.92%) Finance
3 2 (3.28%) Marketing
4 1 (1.64%) Games
4 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (26.23%) .NET
2 15 (24.59%) HTML
2 15 (24.59%) XML
3 14 (22.95%) HTML5
4 12 (19.67%) Qt
5 10 (16.39%) MFC
6 8 (13.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (13.11%) STL
7 6 (9.84%) WPF
7 6 (9.84%) OpenCL
8 5 (8.20%) QML
9 4 (6.56%) OpenGL
10 2 (3.28%) OpenMP
10 2 (3.28%) DirectX
11 1 (1.64%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 18 (29.51%) Computer Science
2 7 (11.48%) Physics
3 6 (9.84%) Mathematics
3 6 (9.84%) Client/Server
3 6 (9.84%) 3D Graphics
4 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (8.20%) CUDA
4 5 (8.20%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.92%) Exotic Derivative
5 3 (4.92%) Derivative
5 3 (4.92%) Data Structures
6 2 (3.28%) Open Source
6 2 (3.28%) MPEG
7 1 (1.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 21 (34.43%) Windows
2 17 (27.87%) Linux
3 15 (24.59%) UNIX
4 1 (1.64%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 61 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 29 (47.54%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (44.26%) OO
4 19 (31.15%) OOD
5 9 (14.75%) TDD
5 9 (14.75%) Scrum
5 9 (14.75%) Unit Testing
6 8 (13.11%) UML
6 8 (13.11%) OOP
7 7 (11.48%) Multithreading
8 6 (9.84%) Software Architecture
9 5 (8.20%) SOA
9 5 (8.20%) Web Development
10 4 (6.56%) CAD
11 3 (4.92%) Requirements Management
11 3 (4.92%) Pattern Recognition
11 3 (4.92%) Customer Engagement
11 3 (4.92%) Digital Signal Processing
11 3 (4.92%) Signal Processing
12 2 (3.28%) Image Processing
Programming Languages
1 61 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (44.26%) C#
3 16 (26.23%) JavaScript
4 10 (16.39%) C
5 2 (3.28%) GLSL
5 2 (3.28%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.28%) VC++
5 2 (3.28%) Python
6 1 (1.64%) XAML
Qualifications
1 18 (29.51%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.20%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (3.28%) Minitab
1 2 (3.28%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.64%) Oracle
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