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 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer - C++
Rank 853 896 872
Rank change year-on-year
+43 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 87 71 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.085% 0.064% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.088% 0.067% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 71 60 124
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £59,500 £66,050
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
98685 106608 115718
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.26% 96.48% 96.44%
Number of salaries quoted 82974 87064 93978
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £68,000 £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 6 May 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 6 May 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 +24 84 £50,000 +5.26% 17
South East +32 42 £50,000 +11.11% 7
London +28 20 £65,000 +8.33% 4
Oxfordshire - 16 £45,000 -
East of England +35 14 £52,500 - 4
Hampshire +8 13 £50,000 - 3
Southampton +11 12 £50,000 - 1
Reading +21 10 £50,000 -
Berkshire +3 10 £50,000 -
Cambridge +8 9 £60,000 +14.28% 3
Cambridgeshire +8 9 £60,000 +14.28% 4
Abingdon - 9 - -
South West -14 6 £42,750 -5.00% 2
Oxford - 6 £45,000 -
Tring - 5 £45,000 -
Surbiton - 5 £35,000 -
Hertfordshire - 5 £45,000 -
Ealing - 3 £65,000 -
North West +22 2 £45,000 -5.26%
Bristol 0 2 £48,750 +21.87% 1
Chester - 2 £45,000 -
Cheshire - 2 £45,000 -
Wales - 2 £41,250 -
Devon +7 1 £40,000 -25.58%
Dorset +7 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Poole +2 1 £42,500 -5.55%
Wiltshire 0 1 £43,000 +10.25% 1
Gloucestershire -4 1 £42,500 +6.25%
West Sussex -12 1 £52,000 +22.35% 1
Buckinghamshire - 1 £55,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 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.

1 182 (100.00%) C++
1 182 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 98 (53.85%) Windows
3 82 (45.05%) Linux
3 82 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
4 70 (38.46%) C
5 53 (29.12%) Multithreading
6 49 (26.92%) C#
7 48 (26.37%) Java
8 42 (23.08%) TDD
9 38 (20.88%) Visual Studio
9 38 (20.88%) Python
10 36 (19.78%) Microsoft
10 36 (19.78%) Degree
11 35 (19.23%) SQL
11 35 (19.23%) Scrum
12 34 (18.68%) STL
13 31 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
13 31 (17.03%) Algorithms
14 30 (16.48%) Computer Science
15 29 (15.93%) TCP/IP
16 28 (15.38%) OOP
17 27 (14.84%) Unix
18 25 (13.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 25 (13.74%) OO
18 25 (13.74%) XML
18 25 (13.74%) High Availability
19 24 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
20 23 (12.64%) Signal Processing
20 23 (12.64%) Web Services

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 (0.55%) JBoss
1 1 (0.55%) nginx
1 1 (0.55%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (2.20%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (1.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 14 (7.69%) Microsoft Azure
2 10 (5.49%) SaaS
3 1 (0.55%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.55%) GitHub
3 1 (0.55%) IaaS
3 1 (0.55%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.93%) TCP/IP
2 16 (8.79%) Network Security
3 11 (6.04%) HTTP
4 5 (2.75%) Internet
5 4 (2.20%) SMTP
6 2 (1.10%) DNS
6 2 (1.10%) Ethernet
6 2 (1.10%) Firewall
6 2 (1.10%) FTP
6 2 (1.10%) POP3
6 2 (1.10%) RS-232
6 2 (1.10%) SS7
6 2 (1.10%) SSH
7 1 (0.55%) ASN.1
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.14%) Apache Cassandra
2 8 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (4.40%) SQL Server
3 7 (3.85%) SQLite
4 5 (2.75%) Big Data
5 4 (2.20%) MySQL
6 2 (1.10%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.55%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.55%) NoSQL
7 1 (0.55%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (20.88%) Visual Studio
2 14 (7.69%) Subversion
3 13 (7.14%) SpecFlow
4 6 (3.30%) Vagrant
5 5 (2.75%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (1.65%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.10%) ClearCase
7 2 (1.10%) FitNesse
7 2 (1.10%) WinDbg
8 1 (0.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.55%) CppUnit
8 1 (0.55%) GCC
8 1 (0.55%) Hudson
8 1 (0.55%) jMock
8 1 (0.55%) JProfiler
8 1 (0.55%) JUnit
8 1 (0.55%) Mercurial
8 1 (0.55%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.55%) Spock
8 1 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 18 (9.89%) Finance
2 15 (8.24%) Electronics
3 14 (7.69%) Games
4 6 (3.30%) Marketing
5 5 (2.75%) Aerospace
5 5 (2.75%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.65%) Manufacturing
6 3 (1.65%) Retail
7 1 (0.55%) Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Billing
7 1 (0.55%) Front Office
7 1 (0.55%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.55%) Military
7 1 (0.55%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.68%) STL
2 25 (13.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 25 (13.74%) XML
3 23 (12.64%) .NET
3 23 (12.64%) Web Services
4 22 (12.09%) WCF
5 17 (9.34%) REST
6 16 (8.79%) COM
6 16 (8.79%) SOAP
6 16 (8.79%) WPF
7 13 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 13 (7.14%) ASP.NET Web API
8 11 (6.04%) MFC
9 10 (5.49%) CSS
9 10 (5.49%) HTML
10 9 (4.95%) JSON
10 9 (4.95%) WebSockets
10 9 (4.95%) XSD
11 8 (4.40%) AngularJS
12 7 (3.85%) Django
Miscellaneous
1 31 (17.03%) Algorithms
2 30 (16.48%) Computer Science
3 24 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
4 15 (8.24%) Enterprise Software
5 13 (7.14%) BYOD
5 13 (7.14%) Visualisation
6 9 (4.95%) Biotechnology
6 9 (4.95%) Client/Server
6 9 (4.95%) Device Driver
6 9 (4.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (4.40%) Data Structures
8 7 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (3.85%) Mathematics
8 7 (3.85%) Mobile App
9 3 (1.65%) 3D Graphics
10 2 (1.10%) Contactless
11 1 (0.55%) EMV
11 1 (0.55%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.55%) Machine to Machine
11 1 (0.55%) Smart Energy
Operating Systems
1 98 (53.85%) Windows
2 82 (45.05%) Linux
3 27 (14.84%) Unix
4 11 (6.04%) Embedded Linux
5 9 (4.95%) Android
6 8 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 8 (4.40%) Windows 7
7 6 (3.30%) Windows XP
8 5 (2.75%) Windows 10
9 3 (1.65%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (1.65%) Windows Vista
10 2 (1.10%) Mac OS X
10 2 (1.10%) VxWorks
10 2 (1.10%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.55%) CentOS
11 1 (0.55%) Fedora
11 1 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 182 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 82 (45.05%) Agile Software Development
3 53 (29.12%) Multithreading
4 42 (23.08%) TDD
5 35 (19.23%) Scrum
6 31 (17.03%) Continuous Integration
7 28 (15.38%) OOP
8 25 (13.74%) High Availability
8 25 (13.74%) OO
9 23 (12.64%) Signal Processing
10 22 (12.09%) BDD
11 19 (10.44%) Mentoring
11 19 (10.44%) OOD
12 17 (9.34%) SDLC
12 17 (9.34%) UML
13 15 (8.24%) Continuous Improvement
13 15 (8.24%) Kanban
14 12 (6.59%) Data Protection
14 12 (6.59%) Pair Programming
14 12 (6.59%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 182 (100.00%) C++
2 70 (38.46%) C
3 49 (26.92%) C#
4 48 (26.37%) Java
5 38 (20.88%) Python
6 35 (19.23%) SQL
7 20 (10.99%) Objective-C
8 15 (8.24%) JavaScript
9 7 (3.85%) Embedded C
9 7 (3.85%) Go
10 6 (3.30%) Ruby
10 6 (3.30%) Scala
11 5 (2.75%) Embedded C++
12 4 (2.20%) PHP
12 4 (2.20%) PHP 5
13 3 (1.65%) MATLAB
13 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
13 3 (1.65%) VC++
14 2 (1.10%) Perl
15 1 (0.55%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 36 (19.78%) Degree
2 5 (2.75%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.10%) PhD
3 2 (1.10%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (7.69%) QA
2 3 (1.65%) DO-178B
3 2 (1.10%) SLA
4 1 (0.55%) DICOM
System Software
1 6 (3.30%) Docker
1 6 (3.30%) Firmware
2 2 (1.10%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 13 (7.14%) WMI
2 6 (3.30%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (3.30%) Puppet
Vendors
1 36 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (7.14%) Apple
3 12 (6.59%) Sophos
4 4 (2.20%) Oracle
5 3 (1.65%) Intel
5 3 (1.65%) SAP
6 2 (1.10%) QNX
6 2 (1.10%) Twitter
7 1 (0.55%) Atmel
7 1 (0.55%) Borland
7 1 (0.55%) Google
7 1 (0.55%) Green Hills
7 1 (0.55%) IBM
7 1 (0.55%) Perforce
7 1 (0.55%) Telelogic
Basingstoke, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Brighton, East Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum +benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Portsmouth, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Computer People
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Brighton, United Kingdom
Intel Security
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bristol, Somerset
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 3 days ago
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire
Bluetownonline
Posted: 6 days ago
Gatwick, West Sussex
ARC IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Circa £52K Plus Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £38000 - £48000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
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Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Cubic Transportation Systems Limited
Salary: Competitive + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
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Salary: £30,000 - £45,000 per year
Posted: 17 days ago