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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Software Engineer
Rank 849 870 867
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -3
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 41 49 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.037% 0.042% 0.030%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.040% 0.044% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 36 49 28
Average salary £48,000 £55,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.72% +30.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £67,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +19.04%

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
103340 111175 103885
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.44% 94.51% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 85358 91120 86565
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,500
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 7 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 26 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 7 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +17 40 £48,000 -12.72% 8
South East +29 21 £45,750 -12.85% 2
Reading +6 11 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Berkshire -1 11 £40,000 -27.27% 2
Hampshire +11 10 £48,500 -3.00%
Havant - 9 £50,000 -
London +24 6 £65,000 -3.70% 3
Malvern - 6 £48,000 -
Worcestershire - 6 £48,000 -
West Midlands - 6 £48,000 -
Ealing - 4 £65,000 -
South West -21 3 £39,000 -35.00% 1
East of England +4 2 - - 1
Essex - 2 - -
North West - 2 £35,000 -
Manchester - 2 £35,000 -
Colchester - 2 - -
City of London +35 1 £72,500 +7.40%
Dorset +3 1 £39,000 -35.00% 1
Southampton -1 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Weymouth - 1 £39,000 - 1
Wiltshire - 1 £39,000 -
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £46,500 -
Bristol - 1 £40,000 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 63 (100.00%) C++
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 35 (55.56%) C#
3 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (52.38%) Degree
4 26 (41.27%) Computer Science
5 23 (36.51%) Windows
6 19 (30.16%) .NET
6 19 (30.16%) OO
7 17 (26.98%) Scrum
8 16 (25.40%) WPF
9 15 (23.81%) TDD
10 14 (22.22%) OOD
10 14 (22.22%) Linux
11 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
12 11 (17.46%) Qt
13 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
13 10 (15.87%) MFC
13 10 (15.87%) 3D Graphics
13 10 (15.87%) Algorithms
13 10 (15.87%) SDLC
14 9 (14.29%) C
14 9 (14.29%) HTML
14 9 (14.29%) XML
14 9 (14.29%) HTML5
14 9 (14.29%) Physics
15 8 (12.70%) Mathematics
15 8 (12.70%) WCF
15 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
15 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 3 (4.76%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.35%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.94%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.35%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 8 (12.70%) Team Foundation Server
2 6 (9.52%) Visual Studio
3 4 (6.35%) FitNesse
3 4 (6.35%) SpecFlow
4 3 (4.76%) Subversion
5 2 (3.17%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (1.59%) VectorCAST
6 1 (1.59%) JIRA
6 1 (1.59%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (9.52%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.76%) Games
3 2 (3.17%) Marketing
3 2 (3.17%) Finance
4 1 (1.59%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.59%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.59%) Avionics
4 1 (1.59%) Military
4 1 (1.59%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (30.16%) .NET
2 16 (25.40%) WPF
3 11 (17.46%) Qt
4 10 (15.87%) MFC
5 9 (14.29%) HTML
5 9 (14.29%) XML
5 9 (14.29%) HTML5
6 8 (12.70%) Web Services
6 8 (12.70%) WCF
7 7 (11.11%) OpenCL
8 6 (9.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 6 (9.52%) STL
9 5 (7.94%) QML
9 5 (7.94%) OpenGL
10 4 (6.35%) DirectX
10 4 (6.35%) MAPI
10 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET
10 4 (6.35%) COM
10 4 (6.35%) DCOM
10 4 (6.35%) ASP.NET Web API
Miscellaneous
1 26 (41.27%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.87%) 3D Graphics
2 10 (15.87%) Algorithms
3 9 (14.29%) Physics
4 8 (12.70%) Mathematics
5 6 (9.52%) Client/Server
6 4 (6.35%) Visualisation
6 4 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
6 4 (6.35%) BYOD
7 3 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.17%) CUDA
8 2 (3.17%) Animation
9 1 (1.59%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (36.51%) Windows
2 14 (22.22%) Linux
3 7 (11.11%) UNIX
4 1 (1.59%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.59%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (30.16%) OO
4 17 (26.98%) Scrum
5 15 (23.81%) TDD
6 14 (22.22%) OOD
7 13 (20.63%) Unit Testing
8 10 (15.87%) SDLC
9 8 (12.70%) Multithreading
10 7 (11.11%) UML
10 7 (11.11%) CAD
11 6 (9.52%) Project Planning
12 5 (7.94%) Web Development
12 5 (7.94%) OOP
12 5 (7.94%) SOA
12 5 (7.94%) Signal Processing
13 4 (6.35%) Continuous Improvement
13 4 (6.35%) ATDD
13 4 (6.35%) Kanban
13 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C++
2 35 (55.56%) C#
3 10 (15.87%) JavaScript
4 9 (14.29%) C
5 4 (6.35%) SQL
5 4 (6.35%) MATLAB
5 4 (6.35%) Objective-C
6 3 (4.76%) VC++
7 2 (3.17%) Java
7 2 (3.17%) XAML
8 1 (1.59%) GLSL
8 1 (1.59%) Python
8 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 33 (52.38%) Degree
2 4 (6.35%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.76%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.52%) TickIT
2 1 (1.59%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 4 (6.35%) WMI
2 1 (1.59%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 1 (1.59%) SCCM
2 1 (1.59%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 7 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) Apple
3 2 (3.17%) Minitab
4 1 (1.59%) Wind River
4 1 (1.59%) Intel
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