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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Senior Software Engineer - C++
Rank 857 851 859
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +8
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 94 90 90
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.093% 0.086% 0.087%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.096% 0.089% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 84 83 75
Average salary £52,500 £49,250 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.59% +9.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,300 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+11.11% -

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
97552 100837 99178
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 96.12% 96.44% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 81926 83590 79842
Average 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 £70,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 5 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 5 February 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
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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 +13 93 £52,500 +5.00% 15
London +24 37 £65,000 +8.33% 6
South East -18 33 £51,250 +13.88% 7
Hampshire +11 11 £52,500 +5.00% 3
South West -13 10 £50,250 -16.25% 1
Ealing - 10 £65,000 -
Cambridge +3 8 £50,000 -4.76% 1
Berkshire +2 8 £52,500 +5.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 8 £50,000 -4.76% 1
East of England +1 8 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Reading +9 6 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Devon +5 6 £50,500 -3.80%
Southampton +3 6 £52,500 +5.00% 2
Exeter - 6 £50,500 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £45,000 -
West Sussex -7 5 £47,500 +11.76%
Fareham - 5 £52,500 - 1
Dorset -6 4 £40,750 -32.08% 1
Burgess Hill - 4 £47,500 -
Surbiton - 4 £35,000 -
Abingdon - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 £45,000 -
Manchester - 3 £36,500 -
North West - 3 £36,500 -
Poole +5 2 £43,750 -27.08% 1
Bracknell +2 2 £50,000 -
Surrey -6 2 £52,250 +16.11% 1
West Midlands -17 2 £40,000 -11.11%
Birmingham - 2 £40,000 -
Weymouth - 2 £39,000 -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

1 208 (100.00%) C++
1 208 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 105 (50.48%) Windows
3 86 (41.35%) Linux
4 73 (35.10%) Multithreading
5 71 (34.13%) C#
6 70 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
7 65 (31.25%) C
8 54 (25.96%) TDD
9 52 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 48 (23.08%) TCP/IP
11 46 (22.12%) SQL
12 45 (21.63%) STL
13 44 (21.15%) Degree
14 43 (20.67%) OOD
15 41 (19.71%) Java
16 40 (19.23%) .NET
16 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
17 38 (18.27%) Scrum
18 37 (17.79%) Python
18 37 (17.79%) XML
19 35 (16.83%) WCF
19 35 (16.83%) OO
20 34 (16.35%) Unix
20 34 (16.35%) Web Services
20 34 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
21 33 (15.87%) Computer Science
21 33 (15.87%) Algorithms
22 28 (13.46%) UML
23 27 (12.98%) WPF

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 3 (1.44%) Apache
1 3 (1.44%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.48%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (1.92%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.96%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 15 (7.21%) Microsoft Azure
2 5 (2.40%) SaaS
3 4 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
3 4 (1.92%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 48 (23.08%) TCP/IP
2 24 (11.54%) Network Security
3 8 (3.85%) HTTP
4 3 (1.44%) DNS
4 3 (1.44%) Firewall
4 3 (1.44%) FTP
4 3 (1.44%) Internet
4 3 (1.44%) POP3
4 3 (1.44%) SMTP
4 3 (1.44%) SSH
5 2 (0.96%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.48%) DVB
6 1 (0.48%) RS-232
6 1 (0.48%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (7.21%) SQL Server
2 10 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
3 8 (3.85%) PostgreSQL
4 7 (3.37%) SQLite
5 4 (1.92%) Apache Hive
5 4 (1.92%) Big Data
5 4 (1.92%) Hadoop
6 2 (0.96%) NoSQL
6 2 (0.96%) RDBMS
6 2 (0.96%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.48%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 52 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 20 (9.62%) Subversion
3 15 (7.21%) SpecFlow
4 12 (5.77%) JIRA
4 12 (5.77%) Rational Rhapsody
5 7 (3.37%) FitNesse
5 7 (3.37%) Hudson
6 6 (2.88%) Moq
7 5 (2.40%) JUnit
8 4 (1.92%) Bugzilla
8 4 (1.92%) CruiseControl
8 4 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
8 4 (1.92%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.44%) ClearCase
9 3 (1.44%) CMake
9 3 (1.44%) Jenkins
9 3 (1.44%) SCons
10 2 (0.96%) Vagrant
10 2 (0.96%) WinDbg
General
1 18 (8.65%) Manufacturing
2 15 (7.21%) Games
3 13 (6.25%) Finance
4 8 (3.85%) Electronics
4 8 (3.85%) Marketing
5 5 (2.40%) Telecoms
6 3 (1.44%) Retail
7 1 (0.48%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.48%) Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Front Office
7 1 (0.48%) Investment Banking
7 1 (0.48%) Military
7 1 (0.48%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 45 (21.63%) STL
2 40 (19.23%) .NET
3 37 (17.79%) XML
4 35 (16.83%) WCF
5 34 (16.35%) Web Services
6 27 (12.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 27 (12.98%) WPF
7 24 (11.54%) COM
8 23 (11.06%) REST
9 17 (8.17%) SOAP
10 16 (7.69%) XSLT
11 15 (7.21%) ASP.NET
11 15 (7.21%) ASP.NET Web API
11 15 (7.21%) MFC
12 14 (6.73%) CSS
12 14 (6.73%) HTML
13 12 (5.77%) JSON
13 12 (5.77%) OpenMP
14 9 (4.33%) LINQ
14 9 (4.33%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 33 (15.87%) Algorithms
1 33 (15.87%) Computer Science
2 26 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 19 (9.13%) Enterprise Software
4 15 (7.21%) BYOD
4 15 (7.21%) Visualisation
5 10 (4.81%) Embedded Systems
6 9 (4.33%) 3D Graphics
7 8 (3.85%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.85%) Mathematics
8 7 (3.37%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 7 (3.37%) Mobile App
9 6 (2.88%) Data Structures
10 5 (2.40%) GPGPU
11 4 (1.92%) N-Tier
12 3 (1.44%) Biotechnology
12 3 (1.44%) Device Driver
13 2 (0.96%) Contactless
13 2 (0.96%) Cryptocurrency
13 2 (0.96%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 105 (50.48%) Windows
2 86 (41.35%) Linux
3 34 (16.35%) Unix
4 15 (7.21%) Android
5 14 (6.73%) Apple iOS
6 12 (5.77%) Mac OS X
7 8 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (2.88%) Windows XP
9 4 (1.92%) Windows CE
10 3 (1.44%) Windows 7
10 3 (1.44%) Windows Mobile
10 3 (1.44%) Windows Vista
11 1 (0.48%) CentOS
11 1 (0.48%) Fedora
11 1 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 1 (0.48%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 73 (35.10%) Multithreading
3 70 (33.65%) Agile Software Development
4 54 (25.96%) TDD
5 43 (20.67%) OOD
6 38 (18.27%) Scrum
7 35 (16.83%) OO
8 34 (16.35%) Continuous Integration
9 28 (13.46%) UML
10 26 (12.50%) Signal Processing
11 21 (10.10%) SDLC
12 18 (8.65%) High Availability
12 18 (8.65%) Kanban
12 18 (8.65%) Mentoring
13 15 (7.21%) Unit Testing
14 14 (6.73%) BDD
15 13 (6.25%) OOP
16 12 (5.77%) Image Processing
16 12 (5.77%) Issue Tracking
17 11 (5.29%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 208 (100.00%) C++
2 71 (34.13%) C#
3 65 (31.25%) C
4 46 (22.12%) SQL
5 41 (19.71%) Java
6 37 (17.79%) Python
7 25 (12.02%) Objective-C
8 14 (6.73%) JavaScript
9 12 (5.77%) Embedded C
10 11 (5.29%) MATLAB
11 9 (4.33%) Embedded C++
12 8 (3.85%) Delphi
13 4 (1.92%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.44%) Go
14 3 (1.44%) VB
15 2 (0.96%) Fortran
15 2 (0.96%) Perl
15 2 (0.96%) PHP
15 2 (0.96%) VB.NET
15 2 (0.96%) VB6
Qualifications
1 44 (21.15%) Degree
2 15 (7.21%) Security Cleared
3 3 (1.44%) CCNA
3 3 (1.44%) Cisco Certification
3 3 (1.44%) CISSP
3 3 (1.44%) DV Cleared
3 3 (1.44%) GIAC
3 3 (1.44%) Linux+ Certification
3 3 (1.44%) MCSE
3 3 (1.44%) Microsoft Certification
3 3 (1.44%) Network+ Certification
3 3 (1.44%) SANS
3 3 (1.44%) SSCP
4 2 (0.96%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.48%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.48%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (5.29%) DO-178B
2 9 (4.33%) QA
3 3 (1.44%) SLA
4 1 (0.48%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (5.29%) Firmware
2 2 (0.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (7.21%) WMI
2 4 (1.92%) Business Desktop Deployment
2 4 (1.92%) SCCM
2 4 (1.92%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
3 2 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.96%) Puppet
Vendors
1 40 (19.23%) Microsoft
2 15 (7.21%) Apple
3 11 (5.29%) Intel
4 8 (3.85%) Oracle
5 5 (2.40%) QNX
6 4 (1.92%) Google
6 4 (1.92%) Sophos
7 3 (1.44%) Perforce
8 2 (0.96%) SAP
9 1 (0.48%) Borland
9 1 (0.48%) IBM
9 1 (0.48%) Symbian
9 1 (0.48%) Telelogic
9 1 (0.48%) Twitter
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Posted: 22 hours ago
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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North West London
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + PKG
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