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 28 September 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
28 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer - C++
Rank 851 852 880
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 59 114 91
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.10% 0.081%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.11% 0.084%
Number of salaries quoted 54 102 88
Median salary £50,000 £52,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.84% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,300 £39,000 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,750 £64,500 £65,600
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
91699 105420 108853
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.29% 96.25% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 76674 87821 88006
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +1.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 28 September 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 28 September 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 -8 54 £50,000 -4.76% 7
South East +35 37 £50,000 -4.76% 3
West Sussex +28 15 £47,500 -5.00% 1
London +35 12 £51,500 -12.34%
Burgess Hill - 11 £47,500 - 1
Berkshire +22 10 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Hampshire +3 6 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell 0 6 £55,000 +10.00%
Southampton -2 6 £50,000 -9.09%
Newbury +1 4 £50,000 -
Gatwick - 4 £51,500 -
Scotland +33 3 £42,500 +1.79%
Surrey +20 3 £47,500 -9.52%
East of England +16 3 £45,000 -25.00% 3
Docklands, London - 3 £48,000 -
Edinburgh +21 2 £42,500 +10.38%
Redhill +18 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridgeshire +15 2 - - 3
Cambridge +12 2 - - 3
Aylesbury - 2 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire - 2 £47,500 -
Bristol +7 1 £46,000 -
North West -6 1 £38,000 -
Manchester -6 1 £38,000 -
South West -25 1 £46,000 +17.94% 1
South Wales - 1 £43,000 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 £43,000 -
Kent - 1 £57,500 -
Caerphilly - 1 £43,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 28 September 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.

1 121 (100.00%) C++
1 121 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (46.28%) Windows
4 47 (38.84%) C#
5 36 (29.75%) C
6 34 (28.10%) Multithreading
7 33 (27.27%) STL
8 32 (26.45%) Degree
8 32 (26.45%) Computer Science
9 31 (25.62%) UML
10 29 (23.97%) MFC
11 26 (21.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 25 (20.66%) SQL
12 25 (20.66%) Python
13 24 (19.83%) Java
14 23 (19.01%) Visual Studio
15 22 (18.18%) Linux
16 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
17 19 (15.70%) Unit Testing
18 18 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
18 18 (14.88%) Algorithms
18 18 (14.88%) Scrum
18 18 (14.88%) XML
19 16 (13.22%) TDD
19 16 (13.22%) Relational Database
20 15 (12.40%) SDLC
21 14 (11.57%) Embedded Systems
21 14 (11.57%) .NET
22 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework

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 2 (1.65%) IIS
Business Applications
1 2 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.48%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (8.26%) TCP/IP
2 9 (7.44%) HTTP
3 7 (5.79%) FTP
4 6 (4.96%) Kerberos
4 6 (4.96%) LDAP
5 3 (2.48%) RS-232
5 3 (2.48%) RS-485
6 2 (1.65%) Firewall
6 2 (1.65%) SS7
7 1 (0.83%) Bluetooth
7 1 (0.83%) DECT
7 1 (0.83%) DNS
7 1 (0.83%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.83%) POP3
7 1 (0.83%) Profibus
7 1 (0.83%) SMTP
7 1 (0.83%) SSH
7 1 (0.83%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.83%) Wireless
7 1 (0.83%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (13.22%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.31%) RDBMS
3 3 (2.48%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.65%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.65%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.83%) GIS
5 1 (0.83%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 23 (19.01%) Visual Studio
2 8 (6.61%) Subversion
2 8 (6.61%) Vagrant
3 3 (2.48%) Bugzilla
3 3 (2.48%) CruiseControl
3 3 (2.48%) Hudson
3 3 (2.48%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.65%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.83%) CppUnit
5 1 (0.83%) GoogleTest
5 1 (0.83%) Jenkins
5 1 (0.83%) JIRA
5 1 (0.83%) Mercurial
5 1 (0.83%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (0.83%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (6.61%) Manufacturing
2 7 (5.79%) Finance
3 5 (4.13%) Telecoms
4 4 (3.31%) Legal
5 2 (1.65%) Electronics
5 2 (1.65%) Marketing
6 1 (0.83%) Advertising
6 1 (0.83%) Aerospace
6 1 (0.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.83%) Avionics
6 1 (0.83%) Banking
6 1 (0.83%) Billing
6 1 (0.83%) Games
6 1 (0.83%) Military
6 1 (0.83%) Music Industry
6 1 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (27.27%) STL
2 29 (23.97%) MFC
3 26 (21.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 18 (14.88%) XML
5 14 (11.57%) .NET
6 13 (10.74%) .NET Framework
7 12 (9.92%) WCF
8 7 (5.79%) OpenGL
9 6 (4.96%) WPF
10 5 (4.13%) Qt
11 2 (1.65%) Web Services
12 1 (0.83%) ATL
12 1 (0.83%) CSS
12 1 (0.83%) Entity Framework
12 1 (0.83%) HTML
12 1 (0.83%) Middleware
12 1 (0.83%) REST
12 1 (0.83%) SOAP
12 1 (0.83%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 32 (26.45%) Computer Science
2 20 (16.53%) Analytical Skills
3 18 (14.88%) Algorithms
4 14 (11.57%) Embedded Systems
5 11 (9.09%) Mathematics
6 9 (7.44%) Client/Server
6 9 (7.44%) Data Structures
7 3 (2.48%) Device Driver
7 3 (2.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 3 (2.48%) Physics
8 1 (0.83%) Enterprise Software
8 1 (0.83%) iPad
8 1 (0.83%) IPTV
8 1 (0.83%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.83%) Neural Network
8 1 (0.83%) N-Tier
8 1 (0.83%) Robotics
8 1 (0.83%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 56 (46.28%) Windows
2 22 (18.18%) Linux
3 1 (0.83%) Apple iOS
3 1 (0.83%) FreeBSD
3 1 (0.83%) Mac OS
3 1 (0.83%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 121 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 62 (51.24%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (28.10%) Multithreading
4 31 (25.62%) UML
5 19 (15.70%) Unit Testing
6 18 (14.88%) Continuous Integration
6 18 (14.88%) Scrum
7 16 (13.22%) TDD
8 15 (12.40%) SDLC
9 12 (9.92%) Computer Vision
9 12 (9.92%) SOA
10 11 (9.09%) OOP
11 10 (8.26%) Low Latency
12 9 (7.44%) Continuous Improvement
12 9 (7.44%) Data Protection
12 9 (7.44%) Pair Programming
12 9 (7.44%) Regression Testing
13 8 (6.61%) DevOps
13 8 (6.61%) Functional Programming
13 8 (6.61%) High Availability
Programming Languages
1 121 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (38.84%) C#
3 36 (29.75%) C
4 25 (20.66%) Python
4 25 (20.66%) SQL
5 24 (19.83%) Java
6 8 (6.61%) Go
6 8 (6.61%) Ruby
6 8 (6.61%) Scala
7 6 (4.96%) Bash Shell
7 6 (4.96%) Embedded C++
8 5 (4.13%) Lua
9 4 (3.31%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.31%) PHP
10 3 (2.48%) JavaScript
11 2 (1.65%) VC++
12 1 (0.83%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.83%) Perl
Qualifications
1 32 (26.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (9.92%) DICOM
2 11 (9.09%) QA
3 1 (0.83%) JTAG
3 1 (0.83%) SLA
3 1 (0.83%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (6.61%) Docker
2 6 (4.96%) NFS
3 1 (0.83%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (6.61%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (6.61%) Puppet
Vendors
1 11 (9.09%) Microsoft
2 9 (7.44%) Sophos
3 2 (1.65%) SAP
4 1 (0.83%) Atmel
4 1 (0.83%) Google
4 1 (0.83%) Oracle
4 1 (0.83%) Twitter
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