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 22 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Software Engineer
Rank 860 850 838
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 34 27 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.030% 0.025% 0.044%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.032% 0.027% 0.047%
Number of salaries quoted 32 23 49
Average salary £55,000 £42,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.95% -26.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £47,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,750 £62,500 £112,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.00%

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
107850 100706 111819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.45% 94.25% 95.16%
Number of salaries quoted 87304 83723 95384
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +1.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,500 £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 22 September 2014 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 22 September 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 +18 34 £55,000 +29.41% 5
London +5 16 £66,000 -10.50% 1
South West -27 10 £60,000 +60.00% 2
Poole - 9 £60,000 - 2
Dorset - 9 £60,000 - 2
City of London +5 8 £66,000 -22.35% 1
South East -7 6 £48,750 +14.70% 1
Hampshire -8 2 £45,000 -12.19%
Berkshire - 2 £50,000 - 1
Bracknell - 2 £50,000 -
Havant - 2 £45,000 -
Tewkesbury +3 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Gloucestershire -5 1 £45,000 +14.64%
Surrey -10 1 £47,500 +11.76%
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £67,500 -
Weybridge - 1 £47,500 -
Worcester - 1 £40,000 -
York - 1 £45,000 -
Hull - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
Doncaster - 1 £45,000 -
Selby - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £67,500 -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 94 (100.00%) C++
1 94 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (60.64%) Linux
3 44 (46.81%) UNIX
4 38 (40.43%) Windows
5 30 (31.91%) OO
6 27 (28.72%) Degree
7 26 (27.66%) Computer Science
8 23 (24.47%) OOP
9 21 (22.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 19 (20.21%) Multithreading
10 19 (20.21%) STL
11 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
12 16 (17.02%) TCP/IP
13 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
14 14 (14.89%) Wireless
15 12 (12.77%) RTP
15 12 (12.77%) SS7
15 12 (12.77%) Network Design
16 10 (10.64%) VLAN
16 10 (10.64%) SIGTRAN
16 10 (10.64%) TCAP
16 10 (10.64%) INAP
16 10 (10.64%) C#
16 10 (10.64%) GSM
17 9 (9.57%) PhD
17 9 (9.57%) C
17 9 (9.57%) MFC
17 9 (9.57%) Java
18 8 (8.51%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 22 September 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 16 (17.02%) TCP/IP
2 14 (14.89%) Wireless
3 12 (12.77%) RTP
3 12 (12.77%) SS7
4 10 (10.64%) VLAN
4 10 (10.64%) SIGTRAN
4 10 (10.64%) TCAP
4 10 (10.64%) INAP
4 10 (10.64%) GSM
5 2 (2.13%) HTTP
6 1 (1.06%) Internet
6 1 (1.06%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (3.19%) Big Data
2 1 (1.06%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.06%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (2.13%) Visual Studio
1 2 (2.13%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (1.06%) PhantomJS
2 1 (1.06%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.06%) Selenium
2 1 (1.06%) JIRA
2 1 (1.06%) NUnit
General
1 18 (19.15%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.38%) Finance
3 3 (3.19%) Front Office
4 2 (2.13%) Electronics
4 2 (2.13%) Automotive
4 2 (2.13%) Military
4 2 (2.13%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (22.34%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 19 (20.21%) STL
3 9 (9.57%) MFC
4 7 (7.45%) .NET
5 6 (6.38%) WinForms
5 6 (6.38%) WPF
6 5 (5.32%) Qt
7 3 (3.19%) XML
8 2 (2.13%) Web Services
8 2 (2.13%) SOAP
8 2 (2.13%) HTML
8 2 (2.13%) WSDL
8 2 (2.13%) OpenCL
8 2 (2.13%) QML
8 2 (2.13%) Threading Building Blocks
9 1 (1.06%) JSON
9 1 (1.06%) Ajax
9 1 (1.06%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 26 (27.66%) Computer Science
2 7 (7.45%) Mathematics
2 7 (7.45%) Physics
3 6 (6.38%) Client/Server
4 5 (5.32%) Statistics
4 5 (5.32%) Visualisation
5 4 (4.26%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (4.26%) User Experience
6 3 (3.19%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (3.19%) Device Driver
7 2 (2.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (2.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 2 (2.13%) Derivative
8 1 (1.06%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 57 (60.64%) Linux
2 44 (46.81%) UNIX
3 38 (40.43%) Windows
4 6 (6.38%) Solaris
5 5 (5.32%) AIX
6 4 (4.26%) Apple iOS
6 4 (4.26%) Android
7 1 (1.06%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 94 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 30 (31.91%) OO
3 23 (24.47%) OOP
4 19 (20.21%) Multithreading
5 15 (15.96%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (12.77%) Network Design
7 8 (8.51%) OOD
7 8 (8.51%) Image Processing
8 6 (6.38%) MVVM
9 5 (5.32%) TDD
9 5 (5.32%) Unit Testing
9 5 (5.32%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (4.26%) Scrum
10 4 (4.26%) Android Development
10 4 (4.26%) iOS Development
11 3 (3.19%) UML
11 3 (3.19%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (2.13%) E-Commerce
12 2 (2.13%) SOA
12 2 (2.13%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 94 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (10.64%) C#
3 9 (9.57%) C
3 9 (9.57%) Java
4 7 (7.45%) Python
5 5 (5.32%) Bash Shell
6 2 (2.13%) JavaScript
6 2 (2.13%) SQL
7 1 (1.06%) VC++
Qualifications
1 27 (28.72%) Degree
2 9 (9.57%) PhD
3 4 (4.26%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.13%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.06%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.06%) Puppet
1 1 (1.06%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (1.06%) ION Trading
1 1 (1.06%) Oracle
1 1 (1.06%) Sybase
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