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 26 August 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer - C++
Rank 849 836 915
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +79
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 63 120 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.11% 0.067%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.067% 0.11% 0.069%
Number of salaries quoted 58 101 77
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £39,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £66,000
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
94251 105278 113033
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.34% 96.19% 96.43%
Number of salaries quoted 79339 87279 91179
Median salary £47,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 26 August 2016 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 26 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -11 57 £50,000 - 10
South East +1 39 £50,000 - 4
West Sussex +17 18 £49,500 -1.00% 1
London +43 12 £82,500 +43.47% 2
Burgess Hill - 9 £47,500 - 1
Gatwick - 9 £51,500 -
Berkshire -14 7 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Hampshire -13 5 £50,000 - 1
Newbury -4 4 £50,000 -
East of England +20 3 £45,000 -25.00% 1
Surrey +19 3 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Scotland +9 3 £43,750 +13.63% 1
Bracknell +1 3 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Southampton -6 3 £50,000 -9.09% 1
Brighton - 3 £42,500 -
East Sussex - 3 £42,500 -
Buckinghamshire +26 2 £47,500 -5.00%
Redhill +14 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Cambridge +12 2 - - 1
Cambridgeshire +4 2 - - 1
Basingstoke -19 2 £45,000 -6.73%
South Wales - 2 £47,750 - 1
Aylesbury - 2 £47,500 -
Wales - 2 £47,750 - 1
North West +14 1 £60,000 +71.42%
Worcestershire +11 1 £45,000 -6.25%
Bristol +9 1 £46,000 - 1
Edinburgh +8 1 £40,000 +3.89% 1
Malvern +4 1 £45,000 -6.25%
Manchester +3 1 £60,000 +71.42%

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

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, 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.

1 140 (100.00%) C++
1 140 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 71 (50.71%) Windows
3 70 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 51 (36.43%) C#
5 43 (30.71%) Multithreading
6 36 (25.71%) C
7 35 (25.00%) Java
8 33 (23.57%) Linux
8 33 (23.57%) STL
9 30 (21.43%) Python
9 30 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 30 (21.43%) Degree
10 29 (20.71%) SQL
11 27 (19.29%) Visual Studio
12 26 (18.57%) UML
13 25 (17.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 25 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
14 23 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
14 23 (16.43%) MFC
14 23 (16.43%) Scrum
15 22 (15.71%) Algorithms
16 20 (14.29%) TDD
17 19 (13.57%) XML
17 19 (13.57%) Unit Testing
18 17 (12.14%) Relational Database
18 17 (12.14%) OOP
19 16 (11.43%) SDLC
20 14 (10.00%) .NET
20 14 (10.00%) Microsoft

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 2 (1.43%) IIS
2 1 (0.71%) JBoss
2 1 (0.71%) nginx
2 1 (0.71%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (2.14%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.29%) SaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.71%) GitHub
2 1 (0.71%) IaaS
2 1 (0.71%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.71%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.71%) HTTP
2 5 (3.57%) TCP/IP
3 4 (2.86%) FTP
4 3 (2.14%) Kerberos
4 3 (2.14%) LDAP
5 2 (1.43%) Firewall
5 2 (1.43%) Internet
5 2 (1.43%) SS7
6 1 (0.71%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.71%) DNS
6 1 (0.71%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.71%) POP3
6 1 (0.71%) Profibus
6 1 (0.71%) RS-232
6 1 (0.71%) SMTP
6 1 (0.71%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (12.14%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.86%) RDBMS
2 4 (2.86%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.14%) Big Data
3 3 (2.14%) MongoDB
4 2 (1.43%) MySQL
4 2 (1.43%) NoSQL
5 1 (0.71%) GIS
5 1 (0.71%) MariaDB
5 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.71%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (19.29%) Visual Studio
2 12 (8.57%) Subversion
3 8 (5.71%) Vagrant
4 3 (2.14%) Bugzilla
4 3 (2.14%) CruiseControl
4 3 (2.14%) Hudson
4 3 (2.14%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 2 (1.43%) CppUnit
5 2 (1.43%) Git (software)
5 2 (1.43%) GoogleTest
5 2 (1.43%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.71%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.71%) GCC
6 1 (0.71%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.71%) JIRA
6 1 (0.71%) jMock
6 1 (0.71%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.71%) JUnit
6 1 (0.71%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 11 (7.86%) Finance
2 9 (6.43%) Manufacturing
3 8 (5.71%) Electronics
4 6 (4.29%) Telecoms
5 5 (3.57%) Aerospace
6 4 (2.86%) Legal
7 3 (2.14%) Marketing
8 2 (1.43%) Billing
9 1 (0.71%) Advertising
9 1 (0.71%) Automotive
9 1 (0.71%) Avionics
9 1 (0.71%) Banking
9 1 (0.71%) Games
9 1 (0.71%) Military
9 1 (0.71%) Music Industry
9 1 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (23.57%) STL
2 25 (17.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 23 (16.43%) MFC
4 19 (13.57%) XML
5 14 (10.00%) .NET
6 13 (9.29%) .NET Framework
7 12 (8.57%) WCF
8 8 (5.71%) OpenGL
9 6 (4.29%) WPF
10 4 (2.86%) REST
10 4 (2.86%) SOAP
10 4 (2.86%) Web Services
10 4 (2.86%) WebSockets
11 3 (2.14%) Qt
11 3 (2.14%) XSD
12 2 (1.43%) HTML
12 2 (1.43%) JSON
12 2 (1.43%) LAMP
13 1 (0.71%) Spring
13 1 (0.71%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 30 (21.43%) Computer Science
2 25 (17.86%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (15.71%) Algorithms
4 13 (9.29%) Mathematics
5 12 (8.57%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (7.14%) Data Structures
7 8 (5.71%) Client/Server
8 4 (2.86%) Biotechnology
8 4 (2.86%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.86%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (2.14%) Physics
10 1 (0.71%) Enterprise Software
10 1 (0.71%) iPad
10 1 (0.71%) IPTV
10 1 (0.71%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.71%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.71%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.71%) Robotics
10 1 (0.71%) SCADA
10 1 (0.71%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 71 (50.71%) Windows
2 33 (23.57%) Linux
3 5 (3.57%) Unix
4 4 (2.86%) Windows 10
4 4 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.43%) Apple iOS
6 1 (0.71%) Android
6 1 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.71%) FreeBSD
6 1 (0.71%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.71%) Mac OS X
6 1 (0.71%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 140 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 70 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (30.71%) Multithreading
4 26 (18.57%) UML
5 23 (16.43%) Continuous Integration
5 23 (16.43%) Scrum
6 20 (14.29%) TDD
7 19 (13.57%) Unit Testing
8 17 (12.14%) OOP
9 16 (11.43%) SDLC
10 13 (9.29%) Low Latency
11 12 (8.57%) Computer Vision
11 12 (8.57%) Continuous Improvement
11 12 (8.57%) Data Protection
11 12 (8.57%) Pair Programming
11 12 (8.57%) Regression Testing
11 12 (8.57%) SOA
12 11 (7.86%) High Availability
13 9 (6.43%) OO
14 8 (5.71%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 140 (100.00%) C++
2 51 (36.43%) C#
3 36 (25.71%) C
4 35 (25.00%) Java
5 30 (21.43%) Python
6 29 (20.71%) SQL
7 8 (5.71%) Go
7 8 (5.71%) Ruby
7 8 (5.71%) Scala
8 6 (4.29%) Bash Shell
8 6 (4.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (4.29%) PHP
9 5 (3.57%) Lua
10 4 (2.86%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.86%) VC++
11 2 (1.43%) Embedded C
11 2 (1.43%) PHP 5
12 1 (0.71%) Groovy
12 1 (0.71%) PL/SQL
12 1 (0.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 30 (21.43%) Degree
2 1 (0.71%) PhD
2 1 (0.71%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.71%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (10.00%) QA
2 12 (8.57%) DICOM
3 1 (0.71%) JTAG
3 1 (0.71%) SLA
3 1 (0.71%) TickIT
System Software
1 8 (5.71%) Docker
2 3 (2.14%) NFS
3 2 (1.43%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (5.71%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (5.71%) Puppet
Vendors
1 14 (10.00%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.57%) Sophos
3 3 (2.14%) SAP
4 2 (1.43%) Google
4 2 (1.43%) Oracle
4 2 (1.43%) Twitter
5 1 (0.71%) Atmel
5 1 (0.71%) Green Hills
5 1 (0.71%) QNX
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