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 7 December 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
7 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer - C++
Rank 786 873 858
Rank change year-on-year
+87 -15
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 90 112 117
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.100% 0.10% 0.10%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.11% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 92 107
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000

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
86868 103583 109353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.44% 96.55% 96.64%
Number of salaries quoted 72113 86403 90477
Median salary £46,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.22% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.43% +2.50%

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 7 December 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 7 December 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 +70 85 £52,500 +5.00% 12
South East +49 48 £50,000 - 4
Berkshire +57 23 £53,750 +7.50% 1
East of England +27 22 £52,500 - 3
Cambridge +32 21 £53,750 - 3
Cambridgeshire +27 21 £53,750 - 3
Hampshire +1 14 £50,000 -4.76% 3
Bracknell +21 12 £40,000 -20.00% 1
London +44 9 £67,500 +12.50% 1
Southampton +3 8 £50,000 - 2
Reading +31 6 £55,000 -
Basingstoke - 6 £55,000 - 1
West Sussex +17 5 £47,500 -
Burgess Hill +19 4 £47,500 -
Surrey +12 4 £45,000 -16.27%
South West +9 4 - - 2
Redhill -1 4 £45,000 -10.00%
Wales -8 4 £50,000 +21.95%
Bristol - 4 - - 1
South Wales - 4 £50,000 -
Cardiff - 3 £50,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £48,000 -
Scotland +24 1 - -
Gatwick -1 1 £52,500 -0.94%
Manchester -8 1 £38,000 - 1
North West -16 1 £38,000 - 1
East Midlands - 1 £45,000 -
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
Dundee - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £47,500 -

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

For the 6 months to 7 December 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.

1 153 (100.00%) C++
1 153 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (37.25%) Windows
3 56 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (34.64%) Linux
5 52 (33.99%) Degree
6 46 (30.07%) C
7 45 (29.41%) Multithreading
8 43 (28.10%) C#
9 42 (27.45%) Computer Science
10 35 (22.88%) STL
10 35 (22.88%) Python
11 33 (21.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 30 (19.61%) SQL
13 29 (18.95%) Java
13 29 (18.95%) UML
14 25 (16.34%) Visual Studio
15 23 (15.03%) MFC
16 22 (14.38%) TDD
17 21 (13.73%) Mathematics
17 21 (13.73%) Embedded Systems
18 20 (13.07%) Scrum
18 20 (13.07%) TCP/IP
19 19 (12.42%) OOP
19 19 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
20 18 (11.76%) Multithreaded Programming
20 18 (11.76%) Algorithms
21 17 (11.11%) HTTP
21 17 (11.11%) JavaScript
21 17 (11.11%) Microsoft

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 4 (2.61%) IIS
2 2 (1.31%) JBoss
2 2 (1.31%) Jetty
2 2 (1.31%) nginx
2 2 (1.31%) Tomcat
2 2 (1.31%) WebLogic
2 2 (1.31%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.65%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.65%) MS Office
1 1 (0.65%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) Sage 200
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.65%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 20 (13.07%) TCP/IP
2 17 (11.11%) HTTP
3 14 (9.15%) FTP
3 14 (9.15%) Kerberos
3 14 (9.15%) LDAP
4 8 (5.23%) Bluetooth
4 8 (5.23%) Wireless
5 7 (4.58%) 802.11
6 3 (1.96%) Internet
6 3 (1.96%) RS-232
6 3 (1.96%) RS-485
6 3 (1.96%) SMTP
7 2 (1.31%) HTTPS
7 2 (1.31%) SNMP
8 1 (0.65%) DECT
8 1 (0.65%) Firewall
8 1 (0.65%) Profibus
8 1 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.65%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (8.50%) Relational Database
2 4 (2.61%) RDBMS
3 3 (1.96%) MongoDB
3 3 (1.96%) NoSQL
3 3 (1.96%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.31%) InterSystems Cache
4 2 (1.31%) MariaDB
4 2 (1.31%) MySQL
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database
4 2 (1.31%) Oracle Database 11g
4 2 (1.31%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.65%) GIS
Development Applications
1 25 (16.34%) Visual Studio
2 12 (7.84%) Subversion
3 9 (5.88%) Git (software)
3 9 (5.88%) Hudson
4 7 (4.58%) Bugzilla
4 7 (4.58%) CruiseControl
4 7 (4.58%) Eclipse
4 7 (4.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 6 (3.92%) Vagrant
6 3 (1.96%) CppUnit
6 3 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.31%) Ant
7 2 (1.31%) GDB
7 2 (1.31%) JIRA
7 2 (1.31%) JUnit
7 2 (1.31%) Maven
7 2 (1.31%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.31%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (1.31%) Valgrind
7 2 (1.31%) XMLSpy
General
1 10 (6.54%) Electronics
2 8 (5.23%) Finance
3 5 (3.27%) Games
4 4 (2.61%) Legal
4 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
5 3 (1.96%) Banking
5 3 (1.96%) Telecoms
6 2 (1.31%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.31%) Automotive
6 2 (1.31%) Billing
6 2 (1.31%) Military
7 1 (0.65%) Advertising
7 1 (0.65%) Avionics
7 1 (0.65%) Marketing
7 1 (0.65%) Pharmaceutical
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (22.88%) STL
2 33 (21.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 23 (15.03%) MFC
4 15 (9.80%) HTML
5 14 (9.15%) CSS
6 13 (8.50%) XML
7 10 (6.54%) .NET
8 8 (5.23%) WPF
9 7 (4.58%) .NET Framework
9 7 (4.58%) 802.1X
9 7 (4.58%) Ajax
9 7 (4.58%) WCF
10 5 (3.27%) Web Services
11 3 (1.96%) DirectX
11 3 (1.96%) OpenGL
11 3 (1.96%) Qt
12 2 (1.31%) Apache OpenJPA
12 2 (1.31%) JPA
12 2 (1.31%) Pthreads
12 2 (1.31%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 42 (27.45%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.73%) Embedded Systems
2 21 (13.73%) Mathematics
3 18 (11.76%) Algorithms
4 12 (7.84%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (7.19%) Client/Server
6 8 (5.23%) Data Structures
7 5 (3.27%) Cryptography
8 4 (2.61%) Physics
9 3 (1.96%) Contactless
9 3 (1.96%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.96%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (1.96%) PMI
10 1 (0.65%) Fixed Income
10 1 (0.65%) iPad
10 1 (0.65%) Neural Network
10 1 (0.65%) N-Tier
10 1 (0.65%) Robotics
10 1 (0.65%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 57 (37.25%) Windows
2 53 (34.64%) Linux
3 12 (7.84%) Android
4 2 (1.31%) Apple iOS
4 2 (1.31%) FreeBSD
5 1 (0.65%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.65%) Unix
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 10
5 1 (0.65%) Windows 7
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (0.65%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 56 (36.60%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (29.41%) Multithreading
4 29 (18.95%) UML
5 22 (14.38%) TDD
6 20 (13.07%) Scrum
7 19 (12.42%) Continuous Integration
7 19 (12.42%) OOP
8 18 (11.76%) Multithreaded Programming
9 16 (10.46%) OO
9 16 (10.46%) SDLC
10 11 (7.19%) Android Development
10 11 (7.19%) Unit Testing
11 10 (6.54%) Cross-Platform Development
12 9 (5.88%) Low Latency
13 8 (5.23%) OOD
14 7 (4.58%) Computer Vision
14 7 (4.58%) Issue Tracking
14 7 (4.58%) Microservices
14 7 (4.58%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 153 (100.00%) C++
2 46 (30.07%) C
3 43 (28.10%) C#
4 35 (22.88%) Python
5 30 (19.61%) SQL
6 29 (18.95%) Java
7 17 (11.11%) JavaScript
8 11 (7.19%) Embedded C++
9 9 (5.88%) Embedded C
10 8 (5.23%) Go
10 8 (5.23%) Perl
10 8 (5.23%) Ruby
10 8 (5.23%) Scala
11 4 (2.61%) PHP
12 3 (1.96%) Bash Shell
12 3 (1.96%) Shell Script
13 2 (1.31%) Groovy
13 2 (1.31%) Lua
13 2 (1.31%) VC++
14 1 (0.65%) VB
Qualifications
1 52 (33.99%) Degree
2 3 (1.96%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.65%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (4.58%) DICOM
2 1 (0.65%) MISRA
2 1 (0.65%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.65%) TickIT
System Software
1 14 (9.15%) NFS
2 6 (3.92%) Docker
3 1 (0.65%) Firmware
3 1 (0.65%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 6 (3.92%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.92%) Puppet
2 1 (0.65%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.65%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.65%) yum
Vendors
1 17 (11.11%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.15%) Dell
3 13 (8.50%) HP
4 4 (2.61%) Oracle
5 3 (1.96%) Google
6 2 (1.31%) Altova
6 2 (1.31%) ILOG
6 2 (1.31%) Splunk
7 1 (0.65%) Sage
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
7 1 (0.65%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.65%) Symantec
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Southampton, Hampshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Southampton, Hampshire
ISL
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hebden Bridge, West Yorkshire
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bristol, Avon
Novate IT Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + pension + healthcare + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + bonus & benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bracknell, Berkshire
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benfits
Posted: 3 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Emerald Technology Recruitment Limited
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Plymouth, Devon
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £55000 - £80000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Basingstoke
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + PKG
Posted: 26 days ago