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

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Software Engineer
Rank 870 837 847
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +10
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 34 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.031% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.031% 0.033% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 34 31 54
Average salary £60,000 £42,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £42,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+42.85% -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
110590 102435 111475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.41% 94.25% 95.13%
Number of salaries quoted 89418 84946 95316
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,450 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

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 August 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 August 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 -9 34 £60,000 +33.33% 4
London +7 16 £66,000 -10.50%
City of London +2 10 £67,500 -20.58%
South West -16 9 £60,000 +60.00% 1
Poole - 8 £60,000 - 1
Dorset - 8 £60,000 - 1
South East -20 7 £60,000 +33.33% 2
Berkshire - 4 £56,250 - 1
Surrey 0 2 £53,750 +26.47%
Maidenhead - 2 £62,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £50,000 -
Tewkesbury +9 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Gloucestershire -4 1 £45,000 +14.64%
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Weybridge - 1 £47,500 -
Worcester - 1 £40,000 -
York - 1 £45,000 -
Doncaster - 1 £45,000 -
Epsom - 1 £60,000 -
Hull - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £67,500 -
Selby - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Buckinghamshire - 1 £67,500 -
West Midlands - 1 £40,000 -
East Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 22 August 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.

1 101 (100.00%) C++
1 101 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 61 (60.40%) Linux
3 44 (43.56%) Windows
4 42 (41.58%) UNIX
5 31 (30.69%) OO
5 31 (30.69%) Degree
6 29 (28.71%) Computer Science
7 24 (23.76%) Multithreading
7 24 (23.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 21 (20.79%) OOP
8 21 (20.79%) STL
8 21 (20.79%) Telecoms
9 17 (16.83%) Wireless
10 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
11 13 (12.87%) C#
12 12 (11.88%) RTP
12 12 (11.88%) SS7
12 12 (11.88%) Network Design
13 11 (10.89%) Java
14 10 (9.90%) PhD
14 10 (9.90%) TCAP
14 10 (9.90%) INAP
14 10 (9.90%) GSM
14 10 (9.90%) SIGTRAN
14 10 (9.90%) VLAN
15 9 (8.91%) C
15 9 (8.91%) MFC
16 8 (7.92%) .NET
16 8 (7.92%) OOD

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 17 (16.83%) Wireless
2 16 (15.84%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.88%) RTP
3 12 (11.88%) SS7
4 10 (9.90%) TCAP
4 10 (9.90%) INAP
4 10 (9.90%) GSM
4 10 (9.90%) SIGTRAN
4 10 (9.90%) VLAN
5 2 (1.98%) HTTP
6 1 (0.99%) Internet
6 1 (0.99%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.96%) Big Data
2 2 (1.98%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.99%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.98%) JIRA
2 2 (1.98%) NUnit
2 2 (1.98%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.99%) PhantomJS
3 1 (0.99%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.99%) Selenium
General
1 21 (20.79%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.95%) Finance
3 2 (1.98%) Military
3 2 (1.98%) Automotive
3 2 (1.98%) Front Office
3 2 (1.98%) Electronics
3 2 (1.98%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (23.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 21 (20.79%) STL
3 9 (8.91%) MFC
4 8 (7.92%) .NET
5 7 (6.93%) WinForms
6 6 (5.94%) WPF
6 6 (5.94%) Qt
7 3 (2.97%) XML
8 2 (1.98%) SOAP
8 2 (1.98%) HTML
8 2 (1.98%) Web Services
8 2 (1.98%) WSDL
8 2 (1.98%) Threading Building Blocks
9 1 (0.99%) Ajax
9 1 (0.99%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.99%) JSON
9 1 (0.99%) D-Bus
9 1 (0.99%) OpenGL
9 1 (0.99%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 29 (28.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (7.92%) Mathematics
2 8 (7.92%) Physics
3 6 (5.94%) Statistics
4 5 (4.95%) Visualisation
5 4 (3.96%) Device Driver
5 4 (3.96%) 3D Graphics
5 4 (3.96%) Client/Server
6 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (1.98%) Derivative
6 2 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (0.99%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 61 (60.40%) Linux
2 44 (43.56%) Windows
3 42 (41.58%) UNIX
4 7 (6.93%) Solaris
5 6 (5.94%) AIX
6 4 (3.96%) Apple iOS
6 4 (3.96%) Android
7 1 (0.99%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 101 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (30.69%) OO
3 24 (23.76%) Multithreading
4 21 (20.79%) OOP
5 12 (11.88%) Network Design
6 8 (7.92%) OOD
6 8 (7.92%) Image Processing
6 8 (7.92%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (6.93%) Unit Testing
8 6 (5.94%) UML
8 6 (5.94%) MVVM
9 4 (3.96%) Scrum
9 4 (3.96%) Waterfall
9 4 (3.96%) Continuous Integration
9 4 (3.96%) TDD
9 4 (3.96%) Android Development
9 4 (3.96%) iOS Development
10 2 (1.98%) E-Commerce
10 2 (1.98%) OOA/OOD
10 2 (1.98%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 101 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (12.87%) C#
3 11 (10.89%) Java
4 9 (8.91%) C
5 5 (4.95%) Python
6 4 (3.96%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.97%) SQL
8 2 (1.98%) JavaScript
9 1 (0.99%) VC++
Qualifications
1 31 (30.69%) Degree
2 10 (9.90%) PhD
3 4 (3.96%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.98%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (0.99%) ION Trading
1 1 (0.99%) Microsoft
1 1 (0.99%) Sybase
1 1 (0.99%) Oracle
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