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

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Software Engineer
Rank 873 892 855
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 42 40 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.034% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.036% 0.035%
Number of salaries quoted 37 40 32
Average salary £48,500 £57,500 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.65% +36.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,000 £43,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £67,500 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £47,250 £50,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-5.50% +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
103370 110694 102634
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.33% 94.52% 94.35%
Number of salaries quoted 85496 90365 85012
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 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% 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 30 July 2015 within the UK.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 23 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 30 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
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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 +36 41 £48,500 -15.65% 9
South East +17 22 £48,500 -7.61% 1
Berkshire +16 12 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Reading +8 12 £40,000 -27.27% 1
Hampshire +15 10 £49,250 -1.50%
London +23 9 £60,000 -10.11% 4
Havant - 9 £50,000 -
Ealing - 6 £61,250 -
Dorset +5 3 £39,000 -35.00% 2
West Midlands +5 3 £48,000 +20.00%
Worcestershire -7 3 £48,000 +20.00%
South West -19 3 £39,000 -35.00% 2
Malvern - 3 £48,000 -
Weymouth - 3 £39,000 - 2
Manchester - 2 £35,000 -
Colchester - 2 - -
North West - 2 £35,000 -
Essex - 2 - -
East of England - 2 - - 1
City of London +28 1 £72,500 +7.40%
Edinburgh - 1 - -
Basingstoke - 1 £46,500 -
Scotland - 1 - -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 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 64 (100.00%) C++
1 64 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (56.25%) C#
3 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (53.13%) Degree
4 26 (40.63%) Windows
4 26 (40.63%) Computer Science
5 21 (32.81%) Scrum
6 20 (31.25%) .NET
6 20 (31.25%) WPF
7 19 (29.69%) TDD
8 16 (25.00%) Linux
8 16 (25.00%) OO
9 14 (21.88%) Unit Testing
10 13 (20.31%) Algorithms
11 12 (18.75%) OOD
11 12 (18.75%) Web Services
12 11 (17.19%) WCF
12 11 (17.19%) Multithreading
12 11 (17.19%) Qt
13 10 (15.63%) SDLC
13 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
13 10 (15.63%) Physics
13 10 (15.63%) 3D Graphics
14 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
14 9 (14.06%) UML
14 9 (14.06%) C
15 8 (12.50%) UNIX
15 8 (12.50%) Mathematics
15 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server

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

For the 6 months to 30 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 (4.69%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (10.94%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.63%) TCP/IP
2 7 (10.94%) Network Security
Development Applications
1 8 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
2 7 (10.94%) Visual Studio
2 7 (10.94%) SpecFlow
3 5 (7.81%) FitNesse
4 4 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
5 3 (4.69%) Subversion
6 1 (1.56%) JIRA
6 1 (1.56%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (1.56%) VectorCAST
General
1 6 (9.38%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (4.69%) Games
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
3 2 (3.13%) Finance
4 1 (1.56%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.56%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.56%) Avionics
4 1 (1.56%) Military
4 1 (1.56%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (31.25%) .NET
1 20 (31.25%) WPF
2 12 (18.75%) Web Services
3 11 (17.19%) Qt
3 11 (17.19%) WCF
4 7 (10.94%) OpenCL
4 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web API
4 7 (10.94%) MFC
4 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET
5 6 (9.38%) COM
5 6 (9.38%) XML
5 6 (9.38%) HTML5
5 6 (9.38%) HTML
6 5 (7.81%) MAPI
6 5 (7.81%) OpenGL
6 5 (7.81%) DCOM
7 4 (6.25%) STL
7 4 (6.25%) DirectX
7 4 (6.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 4 (6.25%) QML
Miscellaneous
1 26 (40.63%) Computer Science
2 13 (20.31%) Algorithms
3 10 (15.63%) Physics
3 10 (15.63%) 3D Graphics
4 8 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 7 (10.94%) BYOD
6 6 (9.38%) Visualisation
7 5 (7.81%) Enterprise Software
7 5 (7.81%) Client/Server
7 5 (7.81%) Analytical Skills
8 3 (4.69%) CUDA
9 2 (3.13%) Animation
10 1 (1.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 26 (40.63%) Windows
2 16 (25.00%) Linux
3 8 (12.50%) UNIX
4 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
4 1 (1.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (53.13%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (32.81%) Scrum
4 19 (29.69%) TDD
5 16 (25.00%) OO
6 14 (21.88%) Unit Testing
7 12 (18.75%) OOD
8 11 (17.19%) Multithreading
9 10 (15.63%) SDLC
10 9 (14.06%) UML
11 7 (10.94%) CAD
11 7 (10.94%) Continuous Integration
11 7 (10.94%) Project Planning
11 7 (10.94%) Kanban
11 7 (10.94%) Signal Processing
12 5 (7.81%) Continuous Improvement
12 5 (7.81%) ATDD
13 4 (6.25%) Web Development
13 4 (6.25%) SOA
14 3 (4.69%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C++
2 36 (56.25%) C#
3 9 (14.06%) C
4 7 (10.94%) JavaScript
4 7 (10.94%) SQL
5 6 (9.38%) MATLAB
5 6 (9.38%) Objective-C
6 4 (6.25%) VC++
6 4 (6.25%) Java
7 3 (4.69%) XAML
8 1 (1.56%) GLSL
8 1 (1.56%) Python
8 1 (1.56%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 34 (53.13%) Degree
2 4 (6.25%) Security Cleared
3 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (9.38%) TickIT
2 3 (4.69%) DO-178B
Systems Management
1 6 (9.38%) WMI
2 4 (6.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (6.25%) SCCM
2 4 (6.25%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 9 (14.06%) Microsoft
2 6 (9.38%) Apple
3 3 (4.69%) Intel
4 2 (3.13%) Minitab
5 1 (1.56%) Wind River
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