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 27 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer - C++
UK
Rank 777 858 882
Rank change year-on-year
+81 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 86 95 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.10% 0.094% 0.077%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.11% 0.098% 0.079%
Number of salaries quoted 69 84 74
Median salary £55,000 £52,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,550 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £80,250 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-5.00% +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
81292 97227 103350
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.33% 96.44% 96.69%
Number of salaries quoted 67466 81440 85098
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 £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +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 27 February 2017 within the UK.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 29 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 27 February 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 +80 86 £55,000 +4.76% 15
South East +48 32 £55,000 +10.00% 4
London +41 22 £67,500 +3.84% 3
East of England +21 16 £45,000 -5.26% 2
Berkshire +29 15 £65,000 +30.00% 2
Cambridgeshire +13 14 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Cambridge +10 14 £45,000 -10.00% 2
Bracknell +26 13 £65,000 +30.00%
North West +4 12 £37,500 +2.73% 1
Manchester -19 12 £37,500 +2.73%
Hampshire +24 11 £55,000 +4.76%
Southampton +13 6 £52,500 -
Fareham +6 5 £60,000 +14.28%
Burgess Hill +34 4 £47,500 - 1
West Sussex +8 4 £47,500 - 1
Surrey +49 2 £57,500 +10.04%
South West +16 2 £40,000 -20.79% 4
East Midlands - 2 £45,000 - 1
Essex - 2 - -
Leicestershire - 2 £45,000 - 1
Leicester - 2 £45,000 - 1
Colchester - 2 - -
Dorset +34 1 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Redhill +8 1 £65,000 +30.00%
Camberley - 1 £50,000 -
Bournemouth - 1 £40,000 - 1
Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
Wokingham - 1 £47,500 - 1
Bristol - 1 - - 2

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

1 170 (100.00%) C++
1 170 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 76 (44.71%) Windows
3 71 (41.76%) Linux
4 66 (38.82%) Degree
5 63 (37.06%) Multithreading
6 58 (34.12%) C
7 54 (31.76%) C#
8 49 (28.82%) Python
9 47 (27.65%) Mathematics
10 44 (25.88%) Computer Science
11 43 (25.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 41 (24.12%) STL
13 39 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
14 38 (22.35%) Visual Studio
15 36 (21.18%) SQL
16 35 (20.59%) OO
16 35 (20.59%) TCP/IP
17 32 (18.82%) Java
18 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
19 26 (15.29%) MFC
20 23 (13.53%) Games
21 22 (12.94%) HTML
21 22 (12.94%) HTTP
22 21 (12.35%) JavaScript
22 21 (12.35%) CSS
22 21 (12.35%) UML
22 21 (12.35%) Android
23 20 (11.76%) TDD
24 19 (11.18%) Subversion

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 7 (4.12%) JBoss
1 7 (4.12%) Jetty
1 7 (4.12%) nginx
1 7 (4.12%) Tomcat
1 7 (4.12%) WebLogic
1 7 (4.12%) WebSphere
2 3 (1.76%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.18%) IIS
4 1 (0.59%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.18%) MS Office
2 1 (0.59%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.59%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.59%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 35 (20.59%) TCP/IP
2 22 (12.94%) HTTP
3 16 (9.41%) Bluetooth
3 16 (9.41%) Wireless
4 15 (8.82%) 802.11
4 15 (8.82%) FTP
4 15 (8.82%) Kerberos
4 15 (8.82%) LDAP
5 8 (4.71%) GSM
6 7 (4.12%) 3G
6 7 (4.12%) 4G
6 7 (4.12%) HTTPS
6 7 (4.12%) OpenFlow
6 7 (4.12%) SNMP
7 3 (1.76%) Internet
7 3 (1.76%) Network Security
7 3 (1.76%) RS-232
7 3 (1.76%) RS-485
7 3 (1.76%) SMTP
8 1 (0.59%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (4.71%) SQL Server
2 7 (4.12%) InterSystems Cache
2 7 (4.12%) MySQL
2 7 (4.12%) Oracle Database
2 7 (4.12%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (4.12%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (4.12%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.59%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.59%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 38 (22.35%) Visual Studio
2 19 (11.18%) Subversion
3 17 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.65%) Hudson
5 12 (7.06%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.71%) GDB
7 7 (4.12%) Ant
7 7 (4.12%) CppUnit
7 7 (4.12%) Jenkins
7 7 (4.12%) JUnit
7 7 (4.12%) Maven
7 7 (4.12%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (4.12%) Valgrind
7 7 (4.12%) XMLSpy
8 6 (3.53%) Bugzilla
8 6 (3.53%) CruiseControl
8 6 (3.53%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.76%) JIRA
9 3 (1.76%) NUnit
10 1 (0.59%) GCC
General
1 23 (13.53%) Games
2 17 (10.00%) Electronics
3 12 (7.06%) Finance
4 10 (5.88%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.71%) Banking
6 2 (1.18%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.59%) Automotive
7 1 (0.59%) Billing
7 1 (0.59%) Military
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (25.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 41 (24.12%) STL
3 26 (15.29%) MFC
4 22 (12.94%) HTML
5 21 (12.35%) CSS
6 19 (11.18%) DirectX
7 18 (10.59%) XML
8 15 (8.82%) 802.1X
8 15 (8.82%) WPF
9 11 (6.47%) Web Services
10 10 (5.88%) OpenGL
10 10 (5.88%) SOAP
11 9 (5.29%) COM
12 7 (4.12%) DOM
12 7 (4.12%) J2EE
12 7 (4.12%) JMS
12 7 (4.12%) JSP
12 7 (4.12%) POSIX
12 7 (4.12%) XSD
12 7 (4.12%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 44 (25.88%) Computer Science
2 19 (11.18%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (9.41%) Algorithms
4 13 (7.65%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (5.88%) Client/Server
5 10 (5.88%) PMI
6 9 (5.29%) Animation
7 7 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.53%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.94%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.76%) Contactless
10 3 (1.76%) Device Driver
10 3 (1.76%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.59%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.59%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 76 (44.71%) Windows
2 71 (41.76%) Linux
3 21 (12.35%) Android
4 12 (7.06%) Windows XP
5 2 (1.18%) Unix
6 1 (0.59%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.59%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.59%) Ubuntu
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 10
6 1 (0.59%) Windows 7
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2008
6 1 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 63 (37.06%) Multithreading
3 47 (27.65%) Mathematics
4 39 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
5 35 (20.59%) OO
6 21 (12.35%) UML
7 20 (11.76%) TDD
8 19 (11.18%) Android Development
9 17 (10.00%) Cross-Platform Development
10 16 (9.41%) SDLC
11 14 (8.24%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (7.65%) Multithreaded Programming
13 12 (7.06%) Microservices
13 12 (7.06%) OOP
13 12 (7.06%) Physics
14 11 (6.47%) Scrum
15 10 (5.88%) E-Commerce
16 9 (5.29%) Game Development
16 9 (5.29%) OOD
16 9 (5.29%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 170 (100.00%) C++
2 58 (34.12%) C
3 54 (31.76%) C#
4 49 (28.82%) Python
5 36 (21.18%) SQL
6 32 (18.82%) Java
7 21 (12.35%) JavaScript
8 16 (9.41%) Perl
9 11 (6.47%) Embedded C
10 9 (5.29%) Embedded C++
10 9 (5.29%) Shell Script
11 7 (4.12%) Go
11 7 (4.12%) Groovy
11 7 (4.12%) Ruby
11 7 (4.12%) Scala
12 1 (0.59%) Bash Shell
12 1 (0.59%) Delphi
12 1 (0.59%) VB
12 1 (0.59%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 66 (38.82%) Degree
2 10 (5.88%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.59%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.59%) MISRA
1 1 (0.59%) MISRA C
System Software
1 15 (8.82%) NFS
2 7 (4.12%) KVM
2 7 (4.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (1.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.59%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 7 (4.12%) Ansible
1 7 (4.12%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (4.12%) Puppet
2 1 (0.59%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.59%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.59%) yum
Vendors
1 31 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 16 (9.41%) Dell
3 15 (8.82%) HP
4 8 (4.71%) Oracle
5 7 (4.12%) Altova
5 7 (4.12%) Google
5 7 (4.12%) ILOG
5 7 (4.12%) Splunk
5 7 (4.12%) VMware
6 1 (0.59%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.59%) Cisco
6 1 (0.59%) Perforce
6 1 (0.59%) Sage
6 1 (0.59%) SonicWALL
6 1 (0.59%) Symantec
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