Period
to 13 December 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridge during the 6 months to 13 December 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++
Cambridgeshire > Cambridge
6 months to
13 Dec 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 106 117 156
Rank change year-on-year +11 +39 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 79 25 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridge 2.47% 1.08% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.54% 1.11% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 75 22 2
Cambridge median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -10.42% +14.29%
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £60,000
% change year-on-year +2.33% -10.42% +14.29%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridge. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Cambridge
Permanent vacancies in Cambridge with a recognized job title 3106 2257 2756
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.21% 97.33% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 1884 2380
Cambridge median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.27% +10.00%
10th Percentile £29,000 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £71,250 £67,500 £63,750
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.56% +5.88% +6.25%

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridge

Job postings that featured Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cambridge.

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

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

Salary trend for Senior C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Cambridge

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge over the 6 months to 13 December 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior C++ Software Engineer in Cambridge

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

For the 6 months to 13 December 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 Cambridge region featuring Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 79 (100.00%) C++
1 79 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 46 (58.23%) Linux
3 36 (45.57%) Scrum
3 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (43.04%) C
5 33 (41.77%) Windows
6 32 (40.51%) Embedded C++
7 29 (36.71%) Embedded C
8 28 (35.44%) Multithreading
9 20 (25.32%) Video Processing
9 20 (25.32%) Computer Science
9 20 (25.32%) Multimedia
9 20 (25.32%) Cryptography
9 20 (25.32%) Assembly Language
10 17 (21.52%) Degree
11 16 (20.25%) Python
12 12 (15.19%) Wireless
13 10 (12.66%) OO
14 9 (11.39%) PHP
14 9 (11.39%) Web Services
14 9 (11.39%) RESTful
15 8 (10.13%) Collaborative Working
16 7 (8.86%) Marketing
17 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
17 5 (6.33%) Bitbucket
17 5 (6.33%) OOP
17 5 (6.33%) JIRA
17 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
17 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cambridge 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 12 (15.19%) Wireless
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.27%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (6.33%) Bitbucket
1 5 (6.33%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.33%) JIRA
2 2 (2.53%) Selenium
General
1 20 (25.32%) Multimedia
2 7 (8.86%) Marketing
3 4 (5.06%) Electronics
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) RESTful
1 9 (11.39%) Web Services
2 3 (3.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (3.80%) POSIX
2 3 (3.80%) Qt
2 3 (3.80%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.32%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.06%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.06%) User Experience
3 3 (3.80%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (3.80%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (2.53%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 46 (58.23%) Linux
2 33 (41.77%) Windows
3 4 (5.06%) Android
4 3 (3.80%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (2.53%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 36 (45.57%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (45.57%) Scrum
3 28 (35.44%) Multithreading
4 20 (25.32%) Cryptography
4 20 (25.32%) Video Processing
5 10 (12.66%) OO
6 8 (10.13%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (6.33%) Network Planning
7 5 (6.33%) OOP
8 4 (5.06%) Mentoring
9 3 (3.80%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (3.80%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (3.80%) OOD
9 3 (3.80%) SDLC
10 2 (2.53%) Mathematics
10 2 (2.53%) Test Automation
11 1 (1.27%) API Design
11 1 (1.27%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 79 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (43.04%) C
3 32 (40.51%) Embedded C++
4 29 (36.71%) Embedded C
5 20 (25.32%) Assembly Language
6 16 (20.25%) Python
7 9 (11.39%) PHP
8 4 (5.06%) Java
9 3 (3.80%) C#
10 2 (2.53%) Perl
11 1 (1.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 17 (21.52%) Degree
2 4 (5.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.53%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (6.33%) Atlassian
2 3 (3.80%) Dell
2 3 (3.80%) HP
3 1 (1.27%) Oracle