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

Location
3 months to
28 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Senior C++ Software Engineer
Rank 891 856 867
Rank change year-on-year
-35 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 23 65 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.021% 0.054% 0.025%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.022% 0.057% 0.027%
Number of salaries quoted 19 65 24
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £125,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +5.88%

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
105040 113071 104868
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.64% 94.60% 94.74%
Number of salaries quoted 85862 91852 87227
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £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 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 28 April 2015 within the UK.

Senior C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 22 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 28 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 -14 23 £42,500 -15.00% 4
South East -7 10 £42,500 -15.00% 2
South West -10 8 £40,000 -11.11% 1
West Sussex - 6 £42,500 -
Worthing - 6 £42,500 -
Bristol - 4 £40,000 - 1
Malvern - 3 £48,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £48,000 -
Worcestershire - 3 £48,000 -
East of England +14 2 - -
Hampshire -3 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Southampton -10 2 £45,000 -10.00%
Poole -12 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Berkshire -13 2 £60,000 +20.00% 2
Dorset -22 2 £60,000 +33.33%
Wiltshire - 2 £39,000 -
Havant - 2 £45,000 -
Essex +8 1 - -
Reading -13 1 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Cambridge - 1 - -
Colchester - 1 - -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 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 64 (100.00%) C++
1 64 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (48.44%) OO
3 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.63%) OOD
5 23 (35.94%) C#
6 21 (32.81%) UNIX
6 21 (32.81%) Windows
7 19 (29.69%) XML
7 19 (29.69%) HTML
7 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
7 19 (29.69%) .NET
8 18 (28.13%) Linux
9 17 (26.56%) Degree
9 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
9 17 (26.56%) HTML5
10 11 (17.19%) C
11 10 (15.63%) MFC
11 10 (15.63%) Algorithms
11 10 (15.63%) Qt
12 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
12 9 (14.06%) OOP
13 8 (12.50%) UML
13 8 (12.50%) STL
13 8 (12.50%) Finance
13 8 (12.50%) Scrum
13 8 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
13 8 (12.50%) Physics
14 7 (10.94%) Mathematics

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

For the 6 months to 28 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 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Development Applications
1 5 (7.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 3 (4.69%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.69%) Subversion
3 1 (1.56%) JIRA
General
1 8 (12.50%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (3.13%) Marketing
4 1 (1.56%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) HTML
1 19 (29.69%) .NET
1 19 (29.69%) XML
2 17 (26.56%) HTML5
3 10 (15.63%) Qt
3 10 (15.63%) MFC
4 8 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (12.50%) STL
5 6 (9.38%) OpenCL
6 5 (7.81%) QML
7 4 (6.25%) WPF
7 4 (6.25%) OpenGL
8 2 (3.13%) DirectX
8 2 (3.13%) OpenMP
8 2 (3.13%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.63%) Algorithms
3 9 (14.06%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (12.50%) Physics
5 7 (10.94%) Data Structures
5 7 (10.94%) Exotic Derivative
5 7 (10.94%) Derivative
5 7 (10.94%) Mathematics
6 6 (9.38%) Client/Server
7 5 (7.81%) CUDA
8 2 (3.13%) MPEG
8 2 (3.13%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (3.13%) Open Source
9 1 (1.56%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.81%) UNIX
1 21 (32.81%) Windows
2 18 (28.13%) Linux
3 1 (1.56%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 64 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (48.44%) OO
3 27 (42.19%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (40.63%) OOD
5 9 (14.06%) OOP
6 8 (12.50%) UML
6 8 (12.50%) Unit Testing
6 8 (12.50%) Scrum
7 7 (10.94%) Multithreading
7 7 (10.94%) Requirements Management
7 7 (10.94%) TDD
8 6 (9.38%) Software Architecture
9 5 (7.81%) SOA
9 5 (7.81%) Web Development
10 3 (4.69%) Customer Engagement
10 3 (4.69%) Pattern Recognition
10 3 (4.69%) Digital Signal Processing
10 3 (4.69%) Signal Processing
11 2 (3.13%) Image Processing
12 1 (1.56%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (35.94%) C#
3 19 (29.69%) JavaScript
4 11 (17.19%) C
5 2 (3.13%) VC++
5 2 (3.13%) Python
5 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
5 2 (3.13%) GLSL
6 1 (1.56%) XAML
6 1 (1.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (26.56%) Degree
2 3 (4.69%) SC Cleared
2 3 (4.69%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (3.13%) Oracle
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
1 2 (3.13%) Minitab
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