The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles currently tracked.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Senior C++ Software Engineer
Rank 843 836 841
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 38 34 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.033% 0.031% 0.046%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.035% 0.033% 0.048%
Number of salaries quoted 38 31 54
Average salary £60,000 £42,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+42.85% -26.95%
90% offered a salary of more than £43,000 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £51,250 £82,500
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £42,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
+19.04% -20.00%
Job Titles Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
109888 102187 111746
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 94.37% 94.26% 95.14%
Number of salaries quoted 89595 84579 95723
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 £26,250 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -

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 1 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 1 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 -50 38 £60,000 +33.33% 4
London -15 17 £66,000 +5.60% 2
South West -16 10 £60,000 +60.00% 1
City of London -1 9 £67,500 -20.58%
South East -9 9 £55,000 +22.22%
Poole - 8 £60,000 -
Dorset - 8 £60,000 -
Berkshire +4 5 £55,000 +10.00%
Maidenhead - 2 £62,500 -
Bracknell - 2 £50,000 -
Southampton +12 1 £50,000 +2.56%
Tewkesbury +6 1 £45,000 +5.88%
Reading -3 1 £55,000 +10.00%
Gloucestershire -5 1 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Surrey -7 1 £60,000 +41.17%
Hampshire -9 1 £50,000 +2.56%
Middlesex - 1 £40,000 -
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Somerset - 1 £45,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Worcester - 1 £40,000 -
York - 1 £45,000 -
Selby - 1 £45,000 -
Milton Keynes - 1 £67,500 -
Doncaster - 1 £45,000 -
Epsom - 1 £60,000 -
Hull - 1 £45,000 -
Leeds - 1 £45,000 -
West Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Worcestershire - 1 £40,000 -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 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.

1 105 (100.00%) C++
1 105 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 63 (60.00%) Linux
3 50 (47.62%) Windows
4 41 (39.05%) UNIX
5 35 (33.33%) Degree
5 35 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 32 (30.48%) OO
7 26 (24.76%) Multithreading
8 24 (22.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 23 (21.90%) STL
10 22 (20.95%) Telecoms
11 20 (19.05%) OOP
12 18 (17.14%) Wireless
13 16 (15.24%) TCP/IP
14 14 (13.33%) C#
15 12 (11.43%) C
15 12 (11.43%) Java
15 12 (11.43%) PhD
15 12 (11.43%) RTP
15 12 (11.43%) SS7
15 12 (11.43%) Network Design
16 10 (9.52%) SIGTRAN
16 10 (9.52%) Mathematics
16 10 (9.52%) Physics
16 10 (9.52%) VLAN
16 10 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
16 10 (9.52%) TCAP
16 10 (9.52%) INAP
16 10 (9.52%) GSM

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 18 (17.14%) Wireless
2 16 (15.24%) TCP/IP
3 12 (11.43%) RTP
3 12 (11.43%) SS7
4 10 (9.52%) SIGTRAN
4 10 (9.52%) VLAN
4 10 (9.52%) TCAP
4 10 (9.52%) INAP
4 10 (9.52%) GSM
5 2 (1.90%) HTTP
6 1 (0.95%) Internet
6 1 (0.95%) Bluetooth
6 1 (0.95%) Ethernet
6 1 (0.95%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (3.81%) Big Data
2 2 (1.90%) SQL Server
3 1 (0.95%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (3.81%) Visual Studio
2 2 (1.90%) JIRA
2 2 (1.90%) NUnit
2 2 (1.90%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (0.95%) PhantomJS
3 1 (0.95%) Jenkins
3 1 (0.95%) Selenium
General
1 22 (20.95%) Telecoms
2 3 (2.86%) Electronics
2 3 (2.86%) Finance
3 2 (1.90%) Automotive
3 2 (1.90%) Military
3 2 (1.90%) Retail
4 1 (0.95%) Marketing
4 1 (0.95%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (22.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 23 (21.90%) STL
3 9 (8.57%) MFC
4 8 (7.62%) .NET
5 7 (6.67%) Qt
5 7 (6.67%) WinForms
6 6 (5.71%) WPF
7 3 (2.86%) XML
8 2 (1.90%) SOAP
8 2 (1.90%) HTML
8 2 (1.90%) Web Services
8 2 (1.90%) WSDL
8 2 (1.90%) Threading Building Blocks
9 1 (0.95%) D-Bus
9 1 (0.95%) Ajax
9 1 (0.95%) JSON
9 1 (0.95%) .NET Framework
9 1 (0.95%) COM
Miscellaneous
1 35 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (9.52%) Mathematics
2 10 (9.52%) Physics
3 6 (5.71%) Statistics
4 4 (3.81%) Visualisation
4 4 (3.81%) Client/Server
4 4 (3.81%) Device Driver
4 4 (3.81%) 3D Graphics
5 2 (1.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (1.90%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (0.95%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 63 (60.00%) Linux
2 50 (47.62%) Windows
3 41 (39.05%) UNIX
4 9 (8.57%) Solaris
5 6 (5.71%) AIX
6 4 (3.81%) Android
6 4 (3.81%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (30.48%) OO
3 26 (24.76%) Multithreading
4 20 (19.05%) OOP
5 12 (11.43%) Network Design
6 10 (9.52%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.57%) UML
8 8 (7.62%) Unit Testing
8 8 (7.62%) Image Processing
9 7 (6.67%) Waterfall
10 6 (5.71%) MVVM
10 6 (5.71%) OOD
11 4 (3.81%) Scrum
11 4 (3.81%) Android Development
11 4 (3.81%) iOS Development
12 2 (1.90%) E-Commerce
12 2 (1.90%) OOA/OOD
12 2 (1.90%) Continuous Integration
12 2 (1.90%) TDD
12 2 (1.90%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 105 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (13.33%) C#
3 12 (11.43%) C
3 12 (11.43%) Java
4 3 (2.86%) SQL
4 3 (2.86%) Python
5 2 (1.90%) JavaScript
5 2 (1.90%) Bash Shell
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded C
6 1 (0.95%) Embedded C++
6 1 (0.95%) VC++
Qualifications
1 35 (33.33%) Degree
2 12 (11.43%) PhD
3 4 (3.81%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.90%) SC Cleared
Systems Management
1 1 (0.95%) Puppet
1 1 (0.95%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 1 (0.95%) ION Trading
1 1 (0.95%) Microsoft
1 1 (0.95%) Sybase
1 1 (0.95%) Oracle
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