The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior C++ Programmer role in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Senior C++ Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior C++ Programmer
Rank 919 931 941
Rank change year-on-year
+12 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Programmer 32 10 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.032% 0.010% 0.008%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.033% 0.010% 0.008%
Number of salaries quoted 31 5 7
Average salary £60,000 £47,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.31% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £54,200
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK. 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
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

Senior C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

Senior C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Programmer
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior C++ Programmer within the UK.

Senior C++ Programmer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Programmer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior C++ Programmer over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 within the UK.

Senior C++ Programmer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Programmer
Top 14 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Programmer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 2016. 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
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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
England +29 31 £60,000 +26.31% 1
London - 14 £65,000 -
Ealing - 10 £65,000 -
Yorkshire +16 9 £60,000 +26.31%
Oxfordshire -1 7 £40,000 -42.85%
South East -2 7 £40,000 -42.85%
Oxford -13 4 £42,500 -39.28%
City of London - 3 £75,000 -
Wakefield +6 1 £50,000 +5.26%
West Yorkshire -1 1 £50,000 +5.26%
West Midlands - 1 £50,000 -
Birmingham - 1 £50,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title.

1 52 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (63.46%) Games
3 18 (34.62%) Unix
3 18 (34.62%) Linux
3 18 (34.62%) Mentoring
4 17 (32.69%) Mobile Games
5 14 (26.92%) Windows
5 14 (26.92%) C#
5 14 (26.92%) .NET
6 13 (25.00%) Degree
6 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 12 (23.08%) C
7 12 (23.08%) Mathematics
7 12 (23.08%) Physics
8 11 (21.15%) Xbox
8 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
8 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
8 11 (21.15%) TDD
9 10 (19.23%) Scrum
9 10 (19.23%) Objective-C
9 10 (19.23%) WCF
9 10 (19.23%) WPF
9 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
9 10 (19.23%) Microsoft
9 10 (19.23%) Apple
9 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
9 10 (19.23%) COM
9 10 (19.23%) Web Services
9 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
9 10 (19.23%) SpecFlow

Senior C++ Programmer
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs within the UK that cited Senior C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 4 (7.69%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (19.23%) Network Security
1 10 (19.23%) TCP/IP
2 4 (7.69%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (19.23%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (9.62%) MySQL
3 1 (1.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 10 (19.23%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.92%) Subversion
General
1 33 (63.46%) Games
2 9 (17.31%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (26.92%) .NET
2 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET
2 10 (19.23%) ASP.NET Web API
2 10 (19.23%) COM
2 10 (19.23%) WCF
2 10 (19.23%) Web Services
2 10 (19.23%) WPF
3 5 (9.62%) Unreal Engine
4 4 (7.69%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 1 (1.92%) cocos2d
5 1 (1.92%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (32.69%) Mobile Games
2 13 (25.00%) Computer Science
3 12 (23.08%) Mathematics
3 12 (23.08%) Physics
4 11 (21.15%) Xbox
5 10 (19.23%) BYOD
5 10 (19.23%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (19.23%) Visualisation
6 7 (13.46%) Algorithms
6 7 (13.46%) Data Structures
7 6 (11.54%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
1 18 (34.62%) Unix
2 14 (26.92%) Windows
3 5 (9.62%) Android
3 5 (9.62%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.69%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (34.62%) Mentoring
2 11 (21.15%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (21.15%) Software Engineering
2 11 (21.15%) TDD
3 10 (19.23%) BDD
3 10 (19.23%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (19.23%) High Availability
3 10 (19.23%) Kanban
3 10 (19.23%) Scrum
4 8 (15.38%) Multithreading
5 5 (9.62%) Game Development
5 5 (9.62%) Mobile Development
6 1 (1.92%) API Integration
6 1 (1.92%) E-Commerce
6 1 (1.92%) Functional Programming
6 1 (1.92%) OO
6 1 (1.92%) OOP
6 1 (1.92%) Project Management
6 1 (1.92%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (26.92%) C#
3 12 (23.08%) C
4 10 (19.23%) Objective-C
5 8 (15.38%) JavaScript
5 8 (15.38%) Python
5 8 (15.38%) R
6 5 (9.62%) SQL
7 1 (1.92%) Go
7 1 (1.92%) Java
7 1 (1.92%) Perl
Qualifications
1 13 (25.00%) Degree
Systems Management
1 10 (19.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 10 (19.23%) Apple
1 10 (19.23%) Microsoft