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 27 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Software Engineer
Rank 838 842 842
Rank change year-on-year
+4 0
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 41 30 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.039% 0.029% 0.033%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.041% 0.031% 0.034%
Number of salaries quoted 38 22 29
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £67,500 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

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
99917 98112 105285
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.81% 94.57% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 83183 79195 90333
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 £27,500 £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 27 January 2015 within the UK.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 27 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 27 January 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 +12 41 £45,000 - 5
South East -28 20 £42,500 -12.82% 1
West Sussex - 11 £42,500 - 1
Worthing - 11 £42,500 - 1
London +22 8 £85,000 +47.82%
South West -5 7 £60,000 +33.33% 3
Poole - 6 £60,000 - 1
Dorset - 6 £60,000 - 1
Berkshire -1 5 £45,000 +5.88%
East of England - 4 £45,000 -
Hampshire -20 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Hertfordshire - 3 £45,000 -
Havant - 3 £45,000 -
Newbury - 3 £40,000 -
West Midlands -11 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Warwickshire - 2 £45,000 -
Royston - 2 £45,000 -
Warwick - 2 £45,000 -
Southampton -4 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Surrey -6 1 £67,500 -
Bracknell -15 1 £50,000 +17.64%
Bristol - 1 - - 2
Cambridge - 1 £42,500 -
St Albans - 1 - -
Reading - 1 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £42,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 - -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 81 (100.00%) C++
1 81 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (48.15%) UNIX
3 38 (46.91%) OO
4 37 (45.68%) Linux
5 29 (35.80%) Windows
6 26 (32.10%) OOD
7 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (24.69%) XML
9 18 (22.22%) HTML
9 18 (22.22%) Finance
10 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
10 17 (20.99%) OOP
11 15 (18.52%) Degree
12 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
12 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
13 12 (14.81%) HTML5
13 12 (14.81%) C#
13 12 (14.81%) .NET
14 10 (12.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 10 (12.35%) Qt
15 9 (11.11%) Algorithms
15 9 (11.11%) Derivative
15 9 (11.11%) Python
16 8 (9.88%) STL
16 8 (9.88%) C
16 8 (9.88%) Multithreading
16 8 (9.88%) Data Structures
16 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
17 7 (8.64%) Requirements Management

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

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.70%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.23%) Internet
2 1 (1.23%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.47%) Big Data
1 2 (2.47%) HPCC
2 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (3.70%) Visual Studio
General
1 18 (22.22%) Finance
2 6 (7.41%) Front Office
3 4 (4.94%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (3.70%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.47%) Retail
6 1 (1.23%) Electronics
6 1 (1.23%) Advertising
6 1 (1.23%) Military
6 1 (1.23%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (24.69%) XML
2 18 (22.22%) HTML
3 12 (14.81%) .NET
3 12 (14.81%) HTML5
4 10 (12.35%) Qt
4 10 (12.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 8 (9.88%) STL
6 6 (7.41%) QML
6 6 (7.41%) OpenCL
6 6 (7.41%) MFC
7 4 (4.94%) CSS
8 2 (2.47%) SOAP
8 2 (2.47%) WSDL
8 2 (2.47%) OpenGL
8 2 (2.47%) Web Services
8 2 (2.47%) OpenMP
9 1 (1.23%) Ajax
9 1 (1.23%) JSON
9 1 (1.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 13 (16.05%) Computer Science
1 13 (16.05%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (11.11%) Algorithms
2 9 (11.11%) Derivative
3 8 (9.88%) Data Structures
4 7 (8.64%) Exotic Derivative
5 6 (7.41%) Client/Server
6 4 (4.94%) CUDA
7 3 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
7 3 (3.70%) Physics
8 2 (2.47%) Mathematics
8 2 (2.47%) MPEG
8 2 (2.47%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (2.47%) Open Source
9 1 (1.23%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.23%) Visualisation
9 1 (1.23%) Device Driver
9 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.23%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 39 (48.15%) UNIX
2 37 (45.68%) Linux
3 29 (35.80%) Windows
4 2 (2.47%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.23%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.23%) Solaris
5 1 (1.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 38 (46.91%) OO
3 26 (32.10%) OOD
4 21 (25.93%) Agile Software Development
5 17 (20.99%) OOP
6 8 (9.88%) Unit Testing
6 8 (9.88%) Multithreading
7 7 (8.64%) TDD
7 7 (8.64%) Requirements Management
8 6 (7.41%) Web Development
8 6 (7.41%) SOA
8 6 (7.41%) UML
8 6 (7.41%) Software Architecture
9 4 (4.94%) Scrum
9 4 (4.94%) Continuous Integration
10 2 (2.47%) Requirements Analysis
10 2 (2.47%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (2.47%) E-Commerce
10 2 (2.47%) Low Latency
10 2 (2.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 81 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (20.99%) JavaScript
3 12 (14.81%) C#
4 9 (11.11%) Python
5 8 (9.88%) C
6 6 (7.41%) Java
7 4 (4.94%) Bash Shell
8 2 (2.47%) SQL
8 2 (2.47%) COBOL
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.23%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.23%) GLSL
Qualifications
1 15 (18.52%) Degree
2 2 (2.47%) PhD
3 1 (1.23%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.23%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.23%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (6.17%) Oracle
2 1 (1.23%) Sybase
2 1 (1.23%) ION Trading
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Posted: 2 days ago
Poole, Dorset
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
West Yorkshire
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Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Worthing, West Sussex
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Bristol
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 20 days ago