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 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 861 839 867
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 22 68 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.058% 0.018%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.061% 0.019%
Number of salaries quoted 20 68 16
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £67,500 £103,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-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
101039 111103 102972
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.57% 94.62% 94.64%
Number of salaries quoted 82999 91169 85609
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

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 22 May 2015 within the UK.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 20 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 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
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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 -9 22 £42,500 -17.07% 4
South East -6 10 £42,500 -15.00% 2
South West -19 5 £40,000 -11.11%
West Midlands - 5 £48,000 - 1
Worcestershire - 5 £48,000 - 1
Malvern - 5 £48,000 - 1
Berkshire -5 4 £40,000 -23.80% 2
Reading -14 4 £40,000 -23.80% 1
Worthing - 4 £42,500 -
West Sussex - 4 £42,500 -
Bristol - 3 £40,000 -
Hampshire -4 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Wiltshire - 2 £39,000 -
Havant - 2 £45,000 -
City of London +28 1 £72,500 +7.40%
London +23 1 £72,500 +7.40% 1
East of England +9 1 - -
Southampton -4 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Essex - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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 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 by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, 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.

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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