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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Software Engineer
Rank 855 848 839
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 41 33 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.036% 0.030% 0.042%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.032% 0.045%
Number of salaries quoted 39 27 45
Average salary £60,000 £41,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+44.57% -27.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £51,050 £112,500
UK excluding London average salary £53,750 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+34.37% -15.78%

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
107752 102864 107643
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.55% 94.57% 95.26%
Number of salaries quoted 88108 85518 91703
Average salary £45,000 £43,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% +2.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £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 £38,500
% 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 24 October 2014 within the UK.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 24 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 24 October 2014. 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 +6 41 £60,000 +50.00% 4
London +28 15 £66,000 -22.35%
South East -10 11 £47,500 +18.75% 2
South West -16 10 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Poole - 9 £60,000 -
Dorset - 9 £60,000 -
City of London +25 8 £66,000 -22.35%
East of England -13 5 £45,000 - 1
Surrey -5 3 £50,000 +17.64%
Hampshire -8 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Cambridgeshire - 3 £42,500 - 1
Cambridge - 3 £42,500 - 1
Havant - 3 £45,000 -
Maidenhead - 2 £62,500 -
Royston - 2 £45,000 -
Berkshire - 2 £62,500 - 1
Hertfordshire - 2 £45,000 -
Bristol -1 1 £40,000 +6.66% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £67,500 -
Kent - 1 £45,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £47,500 -
Worthing - 1 £42,500 - 1
Milton Keynes - 1 £67,500 -
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 - 1

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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 84 (100.00%) C++
1 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 54 (64.29%) Linux
3 45 (53.57%) UNIX
4 34 (40.48%) Windows
4 34 (40.48%) OO
5 24 (28.57%) OOP
6 20 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 19 (22.62%) STL
7 19 (22.62%) Degree
7 19 (22.62%) Multithreading
8 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
8 17 (20.24%) Computer Science
9 16 (19.05%) Telecoms
10 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (14.29%) Finance
12 11 (13.10%) OOD
13 10 (11.90%) RTP
13 10 (11.90%) SS7
13 10 (11.90%) Network Design
14 9 (10.71%) Wireless
14 9 (10.71%) Python
14 9 (10.71%) XML
14 9 (10.71%) Java
15 8 (9.52%) C
15 8 (9.52%) TCAP
15 8 (9.52%) INAP
15 8 (9.52%) GSM
15 8 (9.52%) VLAN
15 8 (9.52%) SIGTRAN

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

For the 6 months to 24 October 2014, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 17 (20.24%) TCP/IP
2 10 (11.90%) RTP
2 10 (11.90%) SS7
3 9 (10.71%) Wireless
4 8 (9.52%) VLAN
4 8 (9.52%) SIGTRAN
4 8 (9.52%) TCAP
4 8 (9.52%) INAP
4 8 (9.52%) GSM
5 2 (2.38%) HTTP
5 2 (2.38%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (4.76%) Big Data
2 1 (1.19%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.19%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.38%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.19%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.19%) PhantomJS
2 1 (1.19%) CasperJS
2 1 (1.19%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.19%) Selenium
General
1 16 (19.05%) Telecoms
2 12 (14.29%) Finance
3 6 (7.14%) Front Office
4 4 (4.76%) Retail
5 3 (3.57%) Military
6 2 (2.38%) Automotive
6 2 (2.38%) Pharmaceutical
7 1 (1.19%) Advertising
7 1 (1.19%) Banking
7 1 (1.19%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 19 (22.62%) STL
3 9 (10.71%) XML
4 6 (7.14%) HTML
5 5 (5.95%) Qt
6 4 (4.76%) SOAP
6 4 (4.76%) Web Services
6 4 (4.76%) WSDL
7 3 (3.57%) MFC
7 3 (3.57%) QML
7 3 (3.57%) OpenCL
8 2 (2.38%) Threading Building Blocks
8 2 (2.38%) CSS
8 2 (2.38%) .NET
9 1 (1.19%) OpenGL
9 1 (1.19%) Middleware
9 1 (1.19%) Ajax
9 1 (1.19%) JSON
9 1 (1.19%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 17 (20.24%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.33%) Client/Server
2 7 (8.33%) Algorithms
3 6 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (5.95%) Data Structures
4 5 (5.95%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (4.76%) Mathematics
5 4 (4.76%) Physics
5 4 (4.76%) User Experience
6 3 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (2.38%) Derivative
7 2 (2.38%) Statistics
7 2 (2.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 1 (1.19%) Device Driver
8 1 (1.19%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 54 (64.29%) Linux
2 45 (53.57%) UNIX
3 34 (40.48%) Windows
4 4 (4.76%) Android
4 4 (4.76%) Apple iOS
5 3 (3.57%) Solaris
6 2 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.38%) AIX
7 1 (1.19%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.19%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 34 (40.48%) OO
3 24 (28.57%) OOP
4 19 (22.62%) Multithreading
5 15 (17.86%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (13.10%) OOD
7 10 (11.90%) Network Design
8 7 (8.33%) Unit Testing
9 6 (7.14%) Scrum
10 5 (5.95%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (5.95%) UML
10 5 (5.95%) TDD
11 4 (4.76%) E-Commerce
11 4 (4.76%) Low Latency
11 4 (4.76%) Android Development
11 4 (4.76%) iOS Development
12 3 (3.57%) Software Architecture
12 3 (3.57%) Web Development
12 3 (3.57%) OOA/OOD
12 3 (3.57%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 84 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (10.71%) Java
2 9 (10.71%) Python
3 8 (9.52%) C
4 5 (5.95%) JavaScript
4 5 (5.95%) Bash Shell
5 3 (3.57%) SQL
5 3 (3.57%) C#
6 2 (2.38%) COBOL
7 1 (1.19%) VC++
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.19%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.19%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 19 (22.62%) Degree
2 7 (8.33%) PhD
3 4 (4.76%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.38%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.19%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.19%) Puppet
1 1 (1.19%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (3.57%) Oracle
2 1 (1.19%) Sybase
2 1 (1.19%) ION Trading
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