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 29 June 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer - C++
Rank 871 875 869
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 61 103 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.062% 0.093% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.065% 0.096% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 49 74 119
Median salary £51,500 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.42% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%

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
94522 107194 114726
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.38% 96.47% 96.49%
Number of salaries quoted 79692 88358 93874
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 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £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 29 June 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 29 June 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 +4 57 £52,000 +9.47% 12
South East 0 33 £50,750 +10.92% 5
West Sussex - 10 £52,000 - 2
Oxfordshire +1 9 - -
Abingdon - 9 - -
London +23 8 £82,500 +37.50% 4
Hampshire -19 8 £50,000 - 2
Gatwick - 8 £52,000 - 1
South West +23 7 £43,000 +7.50% 1
East of England +28 5 £60,000 - 1
Cambridge +12 5 £60,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire +7 5 £60,000 - 1
East Sussex - 5 £42,500 -
Brighton - 5 £42,500 -
Southampton -1 4 £50,000 -
North West +29 3 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Bristol +20 3 £47,500 +18.75%
Basingstoke -9 3 £45,000 -6.73% 1
Wiltshire +21 2 £43,000 +10.25%
Scotland +10 2 £46,250 - 2
Manchester -6 2 £60,000 +26.31% 1
Burgess Hill - 2 £47,500 - 1
Chippenham - 2 £43,000 -
Wales - 2 £47,500 -
Reading +8 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Worcestershire +3 1 £45,000 -6.25%
Malvern +3 1 £45,000 -6.25%
Berkshire 0 1 £60,000 +50.00%
Devon -7 1 £40,000 -27.27%
West Midlands -27 1 £45,000 -6.25%

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

For the 6 months to 29 June 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.

1 162 (100.00%) C++
1 162 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 94 (58.02%) Windows
3 87 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (40.74%) Linux
5 56 (34.57%) C
6 52 (32.10%) C#
7 42 (25.93%) Java
7 42 (25.93%) Multithreading
8 35 (21.60%) Python
8 35 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
9 34 (20.99%) Scrum
10 33 (20.37%) TDD
11 32 (19.75%) SQL
12 31 (19.14%) Degree
13 27 (16.67%) Visual Studio
13 27 (16.67%) STL
13 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
14 26 (16.05%) Computer Science
15 24 (14.81%) OOP
15 24 (14.81%) Algorithms
16 23 (14.20%) XML
17 22 (13.58%) High Availability
17 22 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
18 21 (12.96%) WCF
19 19 (11.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 19 (11.73%) Unix
19 19 (11.73%) .NET
20 18 (11.11%) BDD
21 17 (10.49%) UML

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 1 (0.62%) JBoss
1 1 (0.62%) nginx
1 1 (0.62%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (1.85%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.85%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 10 (6.17%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (4.94%) SaaS
3 1 (0.62%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.62%) GitHub
3 1 (0.62%) IaaS
3 1 (0.62%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (9.88%) TCP/IP
2 10 (6.17%) HTTP
2 10 (6.17%) Network Security
3 5 (3.09%) Internet
4 4 (2.47%) SMTP
5 2 (1.23%) DNS
5 2 (1.23%) Firewall
5 2 (1.23%) FTP
5 2 (1.23%) POP3
5 2 (1.23%) SS7
5 2 (1.23%) SSH
6 1 (0.62%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.62%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.62%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.17%) Relational Database
2 9 (5.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 7 (4.32%) SQL Server
4 5 (3.09%) Big Data
5 4 (2.47%) MySQL
5 4 (2.47%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.85%) SQLite
7 1 (0.62%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.62%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.62%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 27 (16.67%) Visual Studio
2 16 (9.88%) Subversion
3 9 (5.56%) SpecFlow
4 7 (4.32%) Vagrant
5 3 (1.85%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.85%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.85%) Git (software)
5 3 (1.85%) Hudson
5 3 (1.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.62%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.62%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.62%) GCC
6 1 (0.62%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.62%) jMock
6 1 (0.62%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.62%) JUnit
6 1 (0.62%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.62%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.62%) WinDbg
General
1 14 (8.64%) Finance
2 13 (8.02%) Electronics
3 8 (4.94%) Manufacturing
4 7 (4.32%) Games
5 5 (3.09%) Aerospace
5 5 (3.09%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.85%) Marketing
7 1 (0.62%) Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Billing
7 1 (0.62%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.62%) Legal
7 1 (0.62%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.62%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.62%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (16.67%) STL
2 23 (14.20%) XML
3 21 (12.96%) WCF
4 19 (11.73%) .NET
4 19 (11.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 15 (9.26%) Web Services
5 15 (9.26%) WPF
6 13 (8.02%) MFC
6 13 (8.02%) SOAP
7 10 (6.17%) COM
7 10 (6.17%) REST
8 9 (5.56%) .NET Framework
8 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET
8 9 (5.56%) ASP.NET Web API
8 9 (5.56%) WebSockets
9 8 (4.94%) XSD
10 7 (4.32%) OpenGL
11 6 (3.70%) Qt
12 5 (3.09%) JSON
13 4 (2.47%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 26 (16.05%) Computer Science
2 24 (14.81%) Algorithms
3 22 (13.58%) Analytical Skills
4 10 (6.17%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (6.17%) Enterprise Software
5 9 (5.56%) Biotechnology
5 9 (5.56%) BYOD
5 9 (5.56%) Device Driver
5 9 (5.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 9 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 9 (5.56%) Visualisation
6 7 (4.32%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.70%) Data Structures
8 3 (1.85%) Mobile App
9 1 (0.62%) Contactless
9 1 (0.62%) Internet of Things
9 1 (0.62%) Machine to Machine
9 1 (0.62%) N-Tier
9 1 (0.62%) Smart Energy
9 1 (0.62%) Smartcard
Operating Systems
1 94 (58.02%) Windows
2 66 (40.74%) Linux
3 19 (11.73%) Unix
4 8 (4.94%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (3.09%) Android
5 5 (3.09%) Windows 10
5 5 (3.09%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.47%) Apple iOS
7 3 (1.85%) Windows XP
8 2 (1.23%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.62%) CentOS
9 1 (0.62%) Fedora
9 1 (0.62%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.62%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.62%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 87 (53.70%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (25.93%) Multithreading
4 35 (21.60%) Continuous Integration
5 34 (20.99%) Scrum
6 33 (20.37%) TDD
7 24 (14.81%) OOP
8 22 (13.58%) High Availability
9 18 (11.11%) BDD
10 17 (10.49%) OO
10 17 (10.49%) UML
11 15 (9.26%) SDLC
11 15 (9.26%) Unit Testing
12 14 (8.64%) Continuous Improvement
12 14 (8.64%) Signal Processing
13 13 (8.02%) Data Protection
13 13 (8.02%) Low Latency
13 13 (8.02%) Mentoring
13 13 (8.02%) Pair Programming
13 13 (8.02%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 162 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (34.57%) C
3 52 (32.10%) C#
4 42 (25.93%) Java
5 35 (21.60%) Python
6 32 (19.75%) SQL
7 12 (7.41%) Objective-C
8 9 (5.56%) JavaScript
9 7 (4.32%) Bash Shell
9 7 (4.32%) Go
9 7 (4.32%) Ruby
9 7 (4.32%) Scala
10 5 (3.09%) Embedded C
10 5 (3.09%) Lua
10 5 (3.09%) PHP
11 4 (2.47%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.47%) PHP 5
12 3 (1.85%) VC++
13 2 (1.23%) Perl
13 2 (1.23%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 31 (19.14%) Degree
2 1 (0.62%) PhD
2 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.26%) QA
2 8 (4.94%) DICOM
3 2 (1.23%) SLA
4 1 (0.62%) JTAG
4 1 (0.62%) TickIT
System Software
1 7 (4.32%) Docker
2 2 (1.23%) Active Directory
2 2 (1.23%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 9 (5.56%) WMI
2 7 (4.32%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (4.32%) Puppet
Vendors
1 27 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.02%) Sophos
3 9 (5.56%) Apple
4 4 (2.47%) Oracle
5 3 (1.85%) SAP
5 3 (1.85%) Twitter
6 1 (0.62%) Atmel
6 1 (0.62%) Google
6 1 (0.62%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.62%) QNX
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