The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £85,000 in advertised job vacancies in Berkshire during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Senior Software Engineer - C++
South East / Berkshire
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 171 210 203
Rank change year-on-year +39 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 8 1 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Berkshire 0.24% 0.022% 0.40%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.26% 0.023% 0.41%
Number of salaries quoted 8 1 9
Median salary £85,000 £60,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.66% +50.00%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year - +5.26%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Berkshire. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Berkshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 3133 4380 4832
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Berkshire 94.88% 96.58% 95.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2530 3541 3653
Median salary £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £70,000 £68,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Berkshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Berkshire that featured Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for Senior C++ Software Engineer in Berkshire

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Berkshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer in Berkshire.

Salary trend for Senior C++ Software Engineer in Berkshire

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Berkshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer in Berkshire over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior C++ Software Engineer in Berkshire

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Berkshire

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 Berkshire region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Bracknell - 5 £85,000 - 1
Reading +24 2 £55,000 -8.33% 1
Wokingham - 1 £55,000 - 1
Senior C++ Software Engineer
South East

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, 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 across the Berkshire region featuring Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) C++
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (75.00%) C
3 14 (70.00%) TDD
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
3 14 (70.00%) SDLC
4 13 (65.00%) C#
5 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
5 12 (60.00%) MFC
5 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
5 12 (60.00%) COM
5 12 (60.00%) STL
5 12 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 12 (60.00%) Multithreading
6 4 (20.00%) Linux
6 4 (20.00%) CSS
6 4 (20.00%) HTML
7 3 (15.00%) Java
7 3 (15.00%) Subversion
7 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
7 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
8 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
8 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
8 2 (10.00%) Ajax
8 2 (10.00%) Degree
8 2 (10.00%) JSON
8 2 (10.00%) Scrum
8 2 (10.00%) Computer Science

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Berkshire 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) FTP
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
1 2 (10.00%) Kerberos
1 2 (10.00%) LDAP
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 12 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 3 (15.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (15.00%) Subversion
3 2 (10.00%) Eclipse
General
1 1 (5.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 12 (60.00%) COM
1 12 (60.00%) MFC
1 12 (60.00%) STL
2 4 (20.00%) CSS
2 4 (20.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) Ajax
3 2 (10.00%) JSON
3 2 (10.00%) Qt
3 2 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (10.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
3 1 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
2 1 (5.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (70.00%) SDLC
2 14 (70.00%) TDD
3 12 (60.00%) Multithreading
4 3 (15.00%) Unit Testing
5 2 (10.00%) Mentoring
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) OOP
5 2 (10.00%) Scrum
5 2 (10.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 1 (5.00%) Monte Carlo Method
6 1 (5.00%) Risk Management
6 1 (5.00%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) C
3 14 (70.00%) SQL
4 13 (65.00%) C#
5 3 (15.00%) Java
6 2 (10.00%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (10.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) NFS
Vendors
1 12 (60.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (10.00%) Atlassian
3 1 (5.00%) Clearswift
3 1 (5.00%) Perforce
Bracknell
Spectrum IT
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
Wokingham
Spectrum IT
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Reading, Berkshire
Veritas Technologies (Uk) Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 13 days ago