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 1 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Software Engineer
Rank 881 877 856
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -21
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 22 51 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.044% 0.031%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.021% 0.046% 0.032%
Number of salaries quoted 19 47 29
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £46,250 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-8.10% +8.82%

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
104868 109684 105271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.75% 94.59% 94.79%
Number of salaries quoted 85928 88706 87993
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,450 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £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 1 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 20 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 1 April 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 +5 22 £42,500 -15.00% 6
South East -15 14 £42,500 -15.00% 1
West Sussex - 9 £42,500 -
Worthing - 9 £42,500 -
South West -20 6 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire -12 3 £60,000 +20.00%
Poole -17 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Dorset -28 3 £60,000 +33.33%
Hampshire -1 2 £45,000 -35.71%
Reading -11 2 £60,000 +20.00%
Southampton -16 2 £45,000 -35.71%
Bristol - 2 £40,000 - 1
Havant - 2 £45,000 -
East of England +16 1 - -
West Midlands -12 1 £45,000 +5.88% 2
Warwickshire - 1 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 £39,000 - 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Warwick - 1 £45,000 -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 71 (100.00%) C++
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (50.70%) OO
3 29 (40.85%) OOD
4 27 (38.03%) UNIX
4 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (33.80%) Linux
6 23 (32.39%) XML
6 23 (32.39%) Windows
7 22 (30.99%) HTML
8 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
9 19 (26.76%) C#
10 18 (25.35%) .NET
10 18 (25.35%) HTML5
11 13 (18.31%) Degree
12 12 (16.90%) Finance
12 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
13 11 (15.49%) OOP
14 10 (14.08%) C
14 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
14 10 (14.08%) Algorithms
15 9 (12.68%) STL
15 9 (12.68%) UML
16 8 (11.27%) MFC
16 8 (11.27%) Qt
16 8 (11.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 8 (11.27%) Data Structures
17 7 (9.86%) Exotic Derivative
17 7 (9.86%) Derivative
17 7 (9.86%) Requirements Management

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

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1 (1.41%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.41%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.41%) Big Data
1 1 (1.41%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 3 (4.23%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.82%) Subversion
3 1 (1.41%) JIRA
3 1 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (16.90%) Finance
2 3 (4.23%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.82%) Front Office
3 2 (2.82%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.41%) Electronics
4 1 (1.41%) Manufacturing
4 1 (1.41%) Advertising
4 1 (1.41%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Banking
4 1 (1.41%) Retail
4 1 (1.41%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (32.39%) XML
2 22 (30.99%) HTML
3 18 (25.35%) .NET
3 18 (25.35%) HTML5
4 9 (12.68%) STL
5 8 (11.27%) MFC
5 8 (11.27%) Qt
5 8 (11.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 5 (7.04%) QML
6 5 (7.04%) OpenCL
7 3 (4.23%) OpenGL
7 3 (4.23%) CSS
8 2 (2.82%) OpenMP
9 1 (1.41%) DirectX
9 1 (1.41%) Middleware
9 1 (1.41%) SOAP
9 1 (1.41%) Web Services
9 1 (1.41%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.90%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.08%) Analytical Skills
2 10 (14.08%) Algorithms
3 8 (11.27%) Data Structures
4 7 (9.86%) Exotic Derivative
4 7 (9.86%) Derivative
5 6 (8.45%) Client/Server
5 6 (8.45%) Physics
6 4 (5.63%) CUDA
6 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
7 3 (4.23%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (2.82%) Open Source
8 2 (2.82%) MPEG
8 2 (2.82%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.41%) Clustering
9 1 (1.41%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 27 (38.03%) UNIX
2 24 (33.80%) Linux
3 23 (32.39%) Windows
4 2 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.41%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.41%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 71 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (50.70%) OO
3 29 (40.85%) OOD
4 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (15.49%) OOP
6 9 (12.68%) UML
7 7 (9.86%) Requirements Management
7 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
8 6 (8.45%) Software Architecture
9 5 (7.04%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.04%) Web Development
9 5 (7.04%) Scrum
9 5 (7.04%) SOA
10 4 (5.63%) TDD
11 1 (1.41%) SysML
11 1 (1.41%) Release Management
11 1 (1.41%) Requirements Analysis
11 1 (1.41%) Validation
11 1 (1.41%) OOA/OOD
11 1 (1.41%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (29.58%) JavaScript
3 19 (26.76%) C#
4 10 (14.08%) C
5 4 (5.63%) Python
6 2 (2.82%) Java
6 2 (2.82%) GLSL
7 1 (1.41%) SQL
7 1 (1.41%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.41%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.41%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.41%) Objective-C
7 1 (1.41%) COBOL
Qualifications
1 13 (18.31%) Degree
2 2 (2.82%) SC Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) Security Cleared
2 2 (2.82%) PhD
Vendors
1 3 (4.23%) Oracle
2 1 (1.41%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.41%) Minitab
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