The table below looks at the statistics for the Senior C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Software Engineer
Rank 831 844 855
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 49 35 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.032% 0.034%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.047% 0.034% 0.036%
Number of salaries quoted 46 29 35
Average salary £48,750 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.70% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £58,500 £77,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+5.88% -15.00%

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
104608 102056 108531
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.68% 94.69% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 87149 82785 93534
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 £26,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend

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

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 24 December 2014 within the UK.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 27 Job Locations

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 UK over the 3 months to 24 December 2014. 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 +18 49 £48,750 +14.70% 8
South East -3 20 £43,750 +2.94% 3
London -3 13 £85,000 +36.00%
South West -5 8 £60,000 +33.33% 2
West Sussex - 8 £42,500 - 1
Worthing - 8 £42,500 - 1
East of England - 7 £45,000 - 2
Dorset - 6 £60,000 - 1
Poole - 6 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire +10 5 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Hertfordshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Surrey -3 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Hampshire -17 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Newbury - 3 £40,000 - 1
Royston - 3 £45,000 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £42,500 - 1
Havant - 3 £45,000 -
Bristol - 2 £40,000 - 1
Warwickshire -6 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Warwick -11 1 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Bracknell -15 1 £50,000 +17.64% 1
West Midlands -18 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Hammersmith - 1 - -
St Albans - 1 - -
Maidenhead - 1 £62,500 -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 85 (100.00%) C++
1 85 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (48.24%) UNIX
3 39 (45.88%) Linux
4 34 (40.00%) OO
5 30 (35.29%) Windows
6 22 (25.88%) OOD
7 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
8 18 (21.18%) Finance
9 17 (20.00%) OOP
10 16 (18.82%) XML
11 15 (17.65%) HTML
11 15 (17.65%) Degree
12 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
13 13 (15.29%) Computer Science
13 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
13 13 (15.29%) Algorithms
14 12 (14.12%) Data Structures
15 11 (12.94%) Python
16 10 (11.76%) C
16 10 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 9 (10.59%) C#
17 9 (10.59%) .NET
17 9 (10.59%) Client/Server
17 9 (10.59%) Derivative
17 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
18 8 (9.41%) Scrum
18 8 (9.41%) TDD
18 8 (9.41%) Qt
18 8 (9.41%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.35%) HTTP
3 1 (1.18%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.35%) Big Data
1 2 (2.35%) HPCC
2 1 (1.18%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (21.18%) Finance
2 6 (7.06%) Front Office
3 4 (4.71%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.53%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.35%) Retail
6 1 (1.18%) Electronics
6 1 (1.18%) Advertising
6 1 (1.18%) Military
6 1 (1.18%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.82%) XML
2 15 (17.65%) HTML
3 10 (11.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 9 (10.59%) .NET
5 8 (9.41%) HTML5
5 8 (9.41%) Qt
6 7 (8.24%) STL
7 5 (5.88%) QML
7 5 (5.88%) OpenCL
7 5 (5.88%) MFC
8 4 (4.71%) CSS
9 2 (2.35%) SOAP
9 2 (2.35%) WSDL
9 2 (2.35%) OpenGL
9 2 (2.35%) Web Services
10 1 (1.18%) Middleware
10 1 (1.18%) OpenMP
10 1 (1.18%) Ajax
10 1 (1.18%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.29%) Computer Science
1 13 (15.29%) Analytical Skills
1 13 (15.29%) Algorithms
2 12 (14.12%) Data Structures
3 9 (10.59%) Client/Server
3 9 (10.59%) Derivative
4 7 (8.24%) Exotic Derivative
5 5 (5.88%) Physics
5 5 (5.88%) Visualisation
5 5 (5.88%) 3D Graphics
6 4 (4.71%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.71%) User Experience
7 3 (3.53%) CUDA
7 3 (3.53%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.35%) MPEG
8 2 (2.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 1 (1.18%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.18%) Clustering
9 1 (1.18%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.18%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 41 (48.24%) UNIX
2 39 (45.88%) Linux
3 30 (35.29%) Windows
4 4 (4.71%) Android
4 4 (4.71%) Apple iOS
5 2 (2.35%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.18%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.18%) Solaris
6 1 (1.18%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (40.00%) OO
3 22 (25.88%) OOD
4 21 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.00%) OOP
6 9 (10.59%) Unit Testing
7 8 (9.41%) TDD
7 8 (9.41%) Scrum
8 7 (8.24%) Requirements Management
8 7 (8.24%) Multithreading
9 6 (7.06%) Software Architecture
10 5 (5.88%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.88%) Web Development
10 5 (5.88%) UML
10 5 (5.88%) SOA
11 4 (4.71%) Android Development
11 4 (4.71%) iOS Development
12 2 (2.35%) Low Latency
12 2 (2.35%) Mentoring
12 2 (2.35%) OOA/OOD
Programming Languages
1 85 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (16.47%) JavaScript
3 11 (12.94%) Python
4 10 (11.76%) C
5 9 (10.59%) C#
6 7 (8.24%) Java
7 5 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 3 (3.53%) SQL
9 2 (2.35%) COBOL
10 1 (1.18%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.18%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.18%) Objective-C
10 1 (1.18%) VC++
10 1 (1.18%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 15 (17.65%) Degree
2 4 (4.71%) PhD
3 1 (1.18%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.18%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.18%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (1.18%) Sybase
2 1 (1.18%) ION Trading
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