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 July 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
29 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer - C++
Rank 850 855 907
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +52
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 68 120 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.069% 0.11% 0.073%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.072% 0.11% 0.076%
Number of salaries quoted 61 89 85
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 £39,000 £41,050
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £60,000 £66,450
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- +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
94461 105686 113159
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.45% 96.30% 96.48%
Number of salaries quoted 79465 87260 92188
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 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 July 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 July 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 -22 62 £51,500 +8.42% 10
South East -16 38 £50,000 +1.52% 3
West Sussex - 18 £51,500 -
London +51 12 £82,500 +43.47% 3
Gatwick - 12 £51,750 -
South West +3 6 £44,500 +14.10% 2
Burgess Hill - 6 £47,500 -
Hampshire -20 5 £50,000 - 1
East Sussex - 5 £42,500 -
Brighton - 5 £42,500 -
Scotland +15 4 £45,000 -
Oxfordshire -13 4 - -
Abingdon - 4 - -
East of England +29 3 £60,000 - 1
Bristol +20 3 £47,500 -26.92%
Basingstoke -15 3 £45,000 -10.00%
Wiltshire +16 2 £43,000 -4.44%
Surrey +15 2 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Cambridgeshire +12 2 £60,000 -
North West +11 2 £60,000 +26.31%
Redhill +10 2 £47,500 +5.55% 1
Manchester +1 2 £60,000 +26.31%
Chippenham -4 2 £43,000 -4.44%
Cambridge -6 2 £60,000 -
Berkshire -23 2 £55,000 +22.22%
Wales - 2 £47,500 -
Buckinghamshire +26 1 £45,000 -8.62%
Worcestershire +9 1 £45,000 -6.25%
Malvern +9 1 £45,000 -6.25%
Edinburgh +5 1 £40,000 -

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

For the 6 months to 29 July 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.

1 155 (100.00%) C++
1 155 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 87 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (54.19%) Windows
4 54 (34.84%) C#
5 48 (30.97%) Linux
6 47 (30.32%) Java
7 46 (29.68%) C
8 40 (25.81%) Multithreading
9 36 (23.23%) Python
10 34 (21.94%) SQL
11 32 (20.65%) Scrum
12 30 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
13 29 (18.71%) TDD
14 28 (18.06%) STL
14 28 (18.06%) Degree
15 26 (16.77%) Visual Studio
15 26 (16.77%) OOP
16 24 (15.48%) UML
16 24 (15.48%) Computer Science
17 23 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (14.19%) Algorithms
18 22 (14.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
19 20 (12.90%) High Availability
20 19 (12.26%) Unit Testing
21 18 (11.61%) XML
21 18 (11.61%) Microsoft
22 17 (10.97%) .NET
22 17 (10.97%) MFC
22 17 (10.97%) Relational Database

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 (0.65%) IIS
1 1 (0.65%) JBoss
1 1 (0.65%) nginx
1 1 (0.65%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (1.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (3.87%) SaaS
2 5 (3.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.65%) GitHub
3 1 (0.65%) IaaS
3 1 (0.65%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (5.16%) TCP/IP
2 5 (3.23%) HTTP
3 4 (2.58%) Internet
3 4 (2.58%) Network Security
4 3 (1.94%) SMTP
5 2 (1.29%) Firewall
5 2 (1.29%) SS7
6 1 (0.65%) ASN.1
6 1 (0.65%) DNS
6 1 (0.65%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.65%) FTP
6 1 (0.65%) POP3
6 1 (0.65%) Profibus
6 1 (0.65%) RS-232
6 1 (0.65%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (10.97%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.23%) Big Data
3 4 (2.58%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (2.58%) MySQL
3 4 (2.58%) RDBMS
4 3 (1.94%) SQL Server
5 2 (1.29%) MongoDB
5 2 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (0.65%) GIS
6 1 (0.65%) NoSQL
6 1 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
6 1 (0.65%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 26 (16.77%) Visual Studio
2 14 (9.03%) Subversion
3 10 (6.45%) Vagrant
4 4 (2.58%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.58%) SpecFlow
5 3 (1.94%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.94%) CruiseControl
5 3 (1.94%) Hudson
5 3 (1.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 1 (0.65%) CppUnit
6 1 (0.65%) GCC
6 1 (0.65%) GoogleTest
6 1 (0.65%) jMock
6 1 (0.65%) JProfiler
6 1 (0.65%) JUnit
6 1 (0.65%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.65%) Rational Rhapsody
6 1 (0.65%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (0.65%) WinDbg
General
1 11 (7.10%) Electronics
1 11 (7.10%) Finance
2 9 (5.81%) Manufacturing
3 5 (3.23%) Aerospace
3 5 (3.23%) Telecoms
4 4 (2.58%) Legal
5 3 (1.94%) Marketing
6 2 (1.29%) Billing
7 1 (0.65%) Avionics
7 1 (0.65%) Games
7 1 (0.65%) Multimedia
7 1 (0.65%) Music Industry
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (18.06%) STL
2 22 (14.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 18 (11.61%) XML
4 17 (10.97%) .NET
4 17 (10.97%) MFC
5 16 (10.32%) WCF
6 13 (8.39%) .NET Framework
7 10 (6.45%) WPF
8 7 (4.52%) OpenGL
8 7 (4.52%) Web Services
8 7 (4.52%) WebSockets
9 5 (3.23%) REST
9 5 (3.23%) SOAP
10 4 (2.58%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.58%) COM
10 4 (2.58%) CSS
10 4 (2.58%) HTML
10 4 (2.58%) LAMP
10 4 (2.58%) Qt
10 4 (2.58%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 24 (15.48%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.84%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (14.19%) Algorithms
4 10 (6.45%) Embedded Systems
4 10 (6.45%) Mathematics
5 7 (4.52%) Biotechnology
5 7 (4.52%) Client/Server
5 7 (4.52%) Device Driver
5 7 (4.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 6 (3.87%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.23%) Enterprise Software
8 4 (2.58%) BYOD
8 4 (2.58%) Visualisation
9 2 (1.29%) Physics
10 1 (0.65%) iPad
10 1 (0.65%) IPTV
10 1 (0.65%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.65%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.65%) Robotics
10 1 (0.65%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 84 (54.19%) Windows
2 48 (30.97%) Linux
3 13 (8.39%) Unix
4 5 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (3.23%) Windows 10
4 5 (3.23%) Windows 7
5 3 (1.94%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.29%) Android
6 2 (1.29%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.65%) CentOS
7 1 (0.65%) Fedora
7 1 (0.65%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS
7 1 (0.65%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.65%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 87 (56.13%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (25.81%) Multithreading
4 32 (20.65%) Scrum
5 30 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
6 29 (18.71%) TDD
7 26 (16.77%) OOP
8 24 (15.48%) UML
9 20 (12.90%) High Availability
10 19 (12.26%) Unit Testing
11 16 (10.32%) Low Latency
12 14 (9.03%) Continuous Improvement
13 13 (8.39%) Data Protection
13 13 (8.39%) Pair Programming
13 13 (8.39%) Regression Testing
13 13 (8.39%) SDLC
14 12 (7.74%) BDD
14 12 (7.74%) OO
14 12 (7.74%) SOA
15 10 (6.45%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 155 (100.00%) C++
2 54 (34.84%) C#
3 47 (30.32%) Java
4 46 (29.68%) C
5 36 (23.23%) Python
6 34 (21.94%) SQL
7 10 (6.45%) Go
7 10 (6.45%) JavaScript
7 10 (6.45%) Ruby
7 10 (6.45%) Scala
8 8 (5.16%) PHP
9 7 (4.52%) Bash Shell
10 5 (3.23%) Lua
10 5 (3.23%) Objective-C
11 4 (2.58%) Embedded C++
11 4 (2.58%) PHP 5
12 3 (1.94%) VC++
13 2 (1.29%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.29%) Perl
13 2 (1.29%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (18.06%) Degree
2 1 (0.65%) PhD
2 1 (0.65%) SC Cleared
2 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.68%) QA
2 12 (7.74%) DICOM
3 1 (0.65%) JTAG
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
3 1 (0.65%) TickIT
System Software
1 10 (6.45%) Docker
2 2 (1.29%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 10 (6.45%) Opscode Chef
1 10 (6.45%) Puppet
2 4 (2.58%) WMI
Vendors
1 18 (11.61%) Microsoft
2 13 (8.39%) Sophos
3 4 (2.58%) Apple
3 4 (2.58%) Oracle
4 3 (1.94%) SAP
5 2 (1.29%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Atmel
6 1 (0.65%) Google
6 1 (0.65%) Green Hills
6 1 (0.65%) QNX
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