The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the UK that had Senior C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer - C++
Rank 845 885 870
Rank change year-on-year
+40 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 78 79 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.074% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.081% 0.077% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 61 60 128
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £55,000 £65,750
UK excluding London median 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
96072 103113 114040
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.47% 96.50%
Number of salaries quoted 80843 84551 93470
Median salary £46,500 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads that featured Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 within the UK.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 27 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
England +13 76 £50,000 +5.26% 13
South East 0 39 £50,000 +11.11% 8
Oxfordshire +2 16 £45,000 +12.50%
London +32 13 £82,500 +37.50% 3
East of England +27 13 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Abingdon - 12 - -
Hampshire +10 11 £50,000 - 2
Cambridge +8 9 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Cambridgeshire +6 9 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Southampton +2 9 £50,000 -
South West -2 8 £43,000 +7.50%
Reading +16 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Berkshire +2 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Oxford +2 4 £45,000 +12.50%
West Sussex -2 4 £52,000 +22.35% 1
Gatwick - 4 £52,000 - 1
Tring - 4 £45,000 -
Hertfordshire - 4 £45,000 -
North West +20 3 £45,000 -5.26% 1
Bristol +3 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Surbiton - 3 £35,000 -
Wiltshire +10 2 £43,000 +10.25%
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
Chester - 2 £45,000 -
Brighton - 2 £42,500 - 3
Chippenham - 2 £43,000 -
East Sussex - 2 £42,500 - 3
Buckinghamshire +27 1 £55,000 +13.40%
Manchester +2 1 - - 1
Devon 0 1 £40,000 -27.27%

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, Senior 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 featuring Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 173 (100.00%) C++
1 173 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 95 (54.91%) Windows
3 89 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
4 77 (44.51%) Linux
5 64 (36.99%) C
6 50 (28.90%) C#
7 46 (26.59%) Java
7 46 (26.59%) Multithreading
8 41 (23.70%) Python
9 37 (21.39%) TDD
10 36 (20.81%) Scrum
11 34 (19.65%) Microsoft
11 34 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
12 33 (19.08%) SQL
13 32 (18.50%) Degree
14 27 (15.61%) STL
14 27 (15.61%) Visual Studio
15 26 (15.03%) OOP
15 26 (15.03%) Unix
15 26 (15.03%) High Availability
15 26 (15.03%) Algorithms
16 25 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
16 25 (14.45%) Computer Science
17 24 (13.87%) TCP/IP
18 22 (12.72%) XML
18 22 (12.72%) WCF
18 22 (12.72%) BDD
19 21 (12.14%) .NET
19 21 (12.14%) OO

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills 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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.58%) JBoss
1 1 (0.58%) nginx
1 1 (0.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.73%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.31%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.78%) SaaS
3 1 (0.58%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.58%) GitHub
3 1 (0.58%) IaaS
3 1 (0.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (13.87%) TCP/IP
2 14 (8.09%) Network Security
3 12 (6.94%) HTTP
4 6 (3.47%) Internet
5 5 (2.89%) SMTP
6 3 (1.73%) DNS
6 3 (1.73%) FTP
6 3 (1.73%) POP3
6 3 (1.73%) SSH
7 2 (1.16%) Firewall
7 2 (1.16%) RS-232
7 2 (1.16%) SS7
8 1 (0.58%) ASN.1
8 1 (0.58%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.51%) Apache Cassandra
2 7 (4.05%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.05%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.47%) SQLite
4 5 (2.89%) Big Data
4 5 (2.89%) Relational Database
5 4 (2.31%) MySQL
6 1 (0.58%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.58%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.58%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (15.61%) Visual Studio
2 15 (8.67%) Subversion
3 13 (7.51%) SpecFlow
4 7 (4.05%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.73%) Git (software)
6 2 (1.16%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.16%) WinDbg
7 1 (0.58%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 1 (0.58%) Clang
7 1 (0.58%) CppUnit
7 1 (0.58%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.58%) GCC
7 1 (0.58%) Geb
7 1 (0.58%) GoogleTest
7 1 (0.58%) Hudson
7 1 (0.58%) JProfiler
7 1 (0.58%) Mercurial
7 1 (0.58%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (0.58%) SonarQube
7 1 (0.58%) Spock
General
1 18 (10.40%) Finance
2 15 (8.67%) Electronics
3 12 (6.94%) Games
4 6 (3.47%) Manufacturing
4 6 (3.47%) Telecoms
5 5 (2.89%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.89%) Marketing
6 1 (0.58%) Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Billing
6 1 (0.58%) Investment Banking
6 1 (0.58%) Military
6 1 (0.58%) Multimedia
6 1 (0.58%) Music Industry
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (15.61%) STL
2 22 (12.72%) WCF
2 22 (12.72%) XML
3 21 (12.14%) .NET
4 20 (11.56%) Web Services
5 19 (10.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 17 (9.83%) WPF
7 14 (8.09%) COM
7 14 (8.09%) SOAP
8 13 (7.51%) ASP.NET
8 13 (7.51%) ASP.NET Web API
9 12 (6.94%) REST
10 11 (6.36%) MFC
11 9 (5.20%) WebSockets
11 9 (5.20%) XSD
12 7 (4.05%) AngularJS
12 7 (4.05%) OpenGL
13 6 (3.47%) CSS
13 6 (3.47%) Django
13 6 (3.47%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (15.03%) Algorithms
2 25 (14.45%) Analytical Skills
2 25 (14.45%) Computer Science
3 14 (8.09%) Enterprise Software
4 13 (7.51%) BYOD
4 13 (7.51%) Visualisation
5 9 (5.20%) Biotechnology
5 9 (5.20%) Device Driver
5 9 (5.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 8 (4.62%) Client/Server
6 8 (4.62%) Embedded Systems
7 7 (4.05%) Data Structures
7 7 (4.05%) Mathematics
8 6 (3.47%) Mobile App
9 2 (1.16%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (1.16%) Contactless
10 1 (0.58%) EMV
10 1 (0.58%) IPTV
10 1 (0.58%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.58%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 95 (54.91%) Windows
2 77 (44.51%) Linux
3 26 (15.03%) Unix
4 10 (5.78%) Embedded Linux
5 8 (4.62%) Android
6 7 (4.05%) Apple iOS
7 5 (2.89%) Windows 10
7 5 (2.89%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.73%) Windows XP
9 2 (1.16%) VxWorks
9 2 (1.16%) Windows Server
10 1 (0.58%) CentOS
10 1 (0.58%) Fedora
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 173 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 89 (51.45%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (26.59%) Multithreading
4 37 (21.39%) TDD
5 36 (20.81%) Scrum
6 34 (19.65%) Continuous Integration
7 26 (15.03%) High Availability
7 26 (15.03%) OOP
8 22 (12.72%) BDD
9 21 (12.14%) OO
10 18 (10.40%) Signal Processing
11 17 (9.83%) Continuous Improvement
11 17 (9.83%) Mentoring
12 16 (9.25%) Kanban
13 15 (8.67%) Data Protection
13 15 (8.67%) Pair Programming
13 15 (8.67%) Regression Testing
13 15 (8.67%) SDLC
14 14 (8.09%) UML
15 13 (7.51%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 173 (100.00%) C++
2 64 (36.99%) C
3 50 (28.90%) C#
4 46 (26.59%) Java
5 41 (23.70%) Python
6 33 (19.08%) SQL
7 19 (10.98%) Objective-C
8 11 (6.36%) JavaScript
9 8 (4.62%) Go
10 7 (4.05%) Ruby
10 7 (4.05%) Scala
11 6 (3.47%) Embedded C
12 4 (2.31%) Bash Shell
12 4 (2.31%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.31%) PHP
12 4 (2.31%) PHP 5
13 3 (1.73%) Perl
13 3 (1.73%) VC++
14 2 (1.16%) Lua
14 2 (1.16%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 32 (18.50%) Degree
2 2 (1.16%) SC Cleared
2 2 (1.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.83%) QA
2 4 (2.31%) DICOM
3 3 (1.73%) SLA
4 1 (0.58%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (4.05%) Docker
2 4 (2.31%) Firmware
3 2 (1.16%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (7.51%) WMI
2 7 (4.05%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.05%) Puppet
Vendors
1 34 (19.65%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.67%) Sophos
3 13 (7.51%) Apple
4 4 (2.31%) Oracle
4 4 (2.31%) SAP
5 3 (1.73%) Twitter
6 2 (1.16%) QNX
7 1 (0.58%) Atmel
7 1 (0.58%) Borland
7 1 (0.58%) Google
7 1 (0.58%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.58%) IBM
7 1 (0.58%) Telelogic
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Posted: 16 hours ago
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