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 24 January 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer - C++
UK
Rank 760 837 852
Rank change year-on-year
+77 +15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 99 93 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.12% 0.094% 0.091%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 0.097% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 77 83 86
Median salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £74,000 £61,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%

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
81056 95508 100334
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.41% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67357 80149 83348
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%

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 24 January 2017 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 24 January 2017. 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 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 +71 96 £52,500 - 14
South East +63 42 £50,000 -4.76% 6
Berkshire +61 24 £40,000 -23.80% 1
East of England +41 24 £52,500 - 4
Cambridge +22 23 £52,500 - 3
Cambridgeshire +21 23 £52,500 - 3
London +38 18 £67,500 +3.84% 1
Bracknell +25 15 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire +12 13 £50,000 -4.76% 2
Southampton +8 7 £50,000 - 1
North West -15 6 - - 1
Manchester -16 6 - - 1
Reading +35 4 - -
South West +4 4 - - 1
Bristol - 4 - -
Basingstoke - 4 £55,000 -
Surrey +39 3 £50,000 -6.97% 2
Wales +11 3 £50,000 +21.95%
South Wales - 3 £50,000 -
Redhill +4 2 £55,000 +10.00%
Fareham -4 2 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Leicester - 2 £45,000 -
Leicestershire - 2 £45,000 -
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 -
Cardiff - 2 £50,000 -
Buckinghamshire +24 1 £42,500 -57.50%
West Sussex -7 1 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Gatwick -8 1 £52,500 -0.94%
Camberley - 1 £50,000 - 1
Watford - 1 £47,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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.

1 156 (100.00%) C++
1 156 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 69 (44.23%) Linux
3 61 (39.10%) Degree
4 60 (38.46%) Windows
5 54 (34.62%) Multithreading
6 53 (33.97%) C
7 45 (28.85%) Computer Science
8 43 (27.56%) Python
9 38 (24.36%) STL
9 38 (24.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 36 (23.08%) C#
11 35 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
12 31 (19.87%) TCP/IP
13 30 (19.23%) Mathematics
14 27 (17.31%) OO
14 27 (17.31%) Java
14 27 (17.31%) Visual Studio
15 25 (16.03%) SQL
16 24 (15.38%) HTTP
17 22 (14.10%) MFC
17 22 (14.10%) Microsoft
17 22 (14.10%) Embedded Systems
18 20 (12.82%) Algorithms
18 20 (12.82%) JavaScript
18 20 (12.82%) UML
19 19 (12.18%) HTML
20 18 (11.54%) FTP
20 18 (11.54%) CSS
20 18 (11.54%) Kerberos

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 5 (3.21%) JBoss
1 5 (3.21%) Jetty
1 5 (3.21%) nginx
1 5 (3.21%) Tomcat
1 5 (3.21%) WebLogic
1 5 (3.21%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.92%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.64%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.64%) MS Office
1 1 (0.64%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.64%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.64%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.64%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 31 (19.87%) TCP/IP
2 24 (15.38%) HTTP
3 18 (11.54%) FTP
3 18 (11.54%) Kerberos
3 18 (11.54%) LDAP
4 12 (7.69%) Bluetooth
4 12 (7.69%) Wireless
5 11 (7.05%) 802.11
6 5 (3.21%) GSM
6 5 (3.21%) HTTPS
6 5 (3.21%) SNMP
7 4 (2.56%) 3G
7 4 (2.56%) 4G
7 4 (2.56%) OpenFlow
8 3 (1.92%) Internet
8 3 (1.92%) RS-232
8 3 (1.92%) RS-485
8 3 (1.92%) SMTP
9 1 (0.64%) PBX
9 1 (0.64%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (3.21%) InterSystems Cache
1 5 (3.21%) MySQL
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database
1 5 (3.21%) Oracle Database 11g
1 5 (3.21%) PostgreSQL
1 5 (3.21%) Relational Database
2 3 (1.92%) SQL Server
3 2 (1.28%) MariaDB
3 2 (1.28%) MongoDB
3 2 (1.28%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 27 (17.31%) Visual Studio
2 14 (8.97%) Subversion
3 12 (7.69%) Git (software)
4 11 (7.05%) Hudson
5 10 (6.41%) Eclipse
6 6 (3.85%) Bugzilla
6 6 (3.85%) CppUnit
6 6 (3.85%) CruiseControl
6 6 (3.85%) GDB
6 6 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 5 (3.21%) Ant
7 5 (3.21%) Jenkins
7 5 (3.21%) JUnit
7 5 (3.21%) Maven
7 5 (3.21%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (3.21%) Valgrind
7 5 (3.21%) XMLSpy
8 3 (1.92%) JIRA
9 2 (1.28%) NUnit
9 2 (1.28%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 15 (9.62%) Games
2 13 (8.33%) Electronics
3 12 (7.69%) Finance
4 8 (5.13%) Telecoms
5 7 (4.49%) Banking
6 2 (1.28%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.28%) Automotive
6 2 (1.28%) Military
7 1 (0.64%) Advertising
7 1 (0.64%) Avionics
7 1 (0.64%) Billing
7 1 (0.64%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (24.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 38 (24.36%) STL
2 22 (14.10%) MFC
3 19 (12.18%) HTML
4 18 (11.54%) CSS
5 13 (8.33%) DirectX
6 11 (7.05%) 802.1X
6 11 (7.05%) XML
7 9 (5.77%) OpenGL
8 8 (5.13%) WPF
9 7 (4.49%) Ajax
9 7 (4.49%) Web Services
10 5 (3.21%) COM
10 5 (3.21%) DOM
10 5 (3.21%) J2EE
10 5 (3.21%) JSP
10 5 (3.21%) POSIX
10 5 (3.21%) SOAP
10 5 (3.21%) XSD
10 5 (3.21%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 45 (28.85%) Computer Science
2 30 (19.23%) Mathematics
3 22 (14.10%) Embedded Systems
4 20 (12.82%) Algorithms
5 12 (7.69%) Client/Server
6 9 (5.77%) Analytical Skills
6 9 (5.77%) Data Structures
7 8 (5.13%) Physics
8 7 (4.49%) PMI
9 6 (3.85%) Animation
10 5 (3.21%) Enterprise Software
11 3 (1.92%) Contactless
11 3 (1.92%) Device Driver
11 3 (1.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 1 (0.64%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 69 (44.23%) Linux
2 60 (38.46%) Windows
3 16 (10.26%) Android
4 6 (3.85%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.28%) Unix
6 1 (0.64%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.64%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.64%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.64%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.64%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 156 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (34.62%) Multithreading
3 35 (22.44%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (17.31%) OO
5 20 (12.82%) UML
6 17 (10.90%) Multithreaded Programming
6 17 (10.90%) SDLC
7 15 (9.62%) Android Development
7 15 (9.62%) Cross-Platform Development
7 15 (9.62%) TDD
8 14 (8.97%) OOP
9 12 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
10 11 (7.05%) Scrum
11 10 (6.41%) Microservices
12 8 (5.13%) E-Commerce
13 7 (4.49%) OOD
14 6 (3.85%) Game Development
14 6 (3.85%) Issue Tracking
14 6 (3.85%) Open Source
14 6 (3.85%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 156 (100.00%) C++
2 53 (33.97%) C
3 43 (27.56%) Python
4 36 (23.08%) C#
5 27 (17.31%) Java
6 25 (16.03%) SQL
7 20 (12.82%) JavaScript
8 12 (7.69%) Perl
9 10 (6.41%) Embedded C++
10 9 (5.77%) Embedded C
11 7 (4.49%) Shell Script
12 6 (3.85%) Go
12 6 (3.85%) Ruby
12 6 (3.85%) Scala
13 5 (3.21%) Groovy
14 2 (1.28%) VC++
15 1 (0.64%) Bash Shell
15 1 (0.64%) VB
15 1 (0.64%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 61 (39.10%) Degree
2 7 (4.49%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.64%) MISRA
1 1 (0.64%) MISRA C
System Software
1 18 (11.54%) NFS
2 4 (2.56%) KVM
2 4 (2.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.28%) Firmware
4 1 (0.64%) Docker
4 1 (0.64%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 5 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
1 5 (3.21%) Puppet
2 4 (2.56%) Ansible
3 1 (0.64%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
3 1 (0.64%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
3 1 (0.64%) yum
Vendors
1 22 (14.10%) Microsoft
2 16 (10.26%) Dell
3 15 (9.62%) HP
4 7 (4.49%) Oracle
5 6 (3.85%) Google
6 5 (3.21%) Altova
6 5 (3.21%) ILOG
6 5 (3.21%) Splunk
7 4 (2.56%) VMware
8 1 (0.64%) Cisco
8 1 (0.64%) Sage
8 1 (0.64%) SonicWALL
8 1 (0.64%) Symantec
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Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
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Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Burgess Hill, West Sussex
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
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Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Great Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Fareham, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Superb Package , incl Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Camberley
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
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