The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer - C++
East of England / Cambridgeshire
Rank 113 129 122
Rank change year-on-year +16 -7  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 10 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 0.58% 0.42% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.43% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 6 2 5
Median salary £45,000 £55,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.18% +4.76%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.55%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 1644 2105 2015
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire 95.53% 97.45% 98.01%
Number of salaries quoted 1249 1656 1654
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -1.16%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £28,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £62,500 £59,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

Salary trend for Senior C++ Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

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 Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 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
Cambridge +8 10 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Senior C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Cambridgeshire region featuring Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 35 (100.00%) C++
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 25 (71.43%) Python
3 16 (45.71%) Degree
3 16 (45.71%) Mathematics
3 16 (45.71%) Perl
4 15 (42.86%) Java
4 15 (42.86%) Bluetooth
4 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
4 15 (42.86%) Windows
4 15 (42.86%) Linux
4 15 (42.86%) HP
4 15 (42.86%) Dell
4 15 (42.86%) 802.11
4 15 (42.86%) Wireless
4 15 (42.86%) Electronics
4 15 (42.86%) Cross-Platform Development
4 15 (42.86%) Android Development
4 15 (42.86%) Android
4 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
4 15 (42.86%) 802.1X
5 12 (34.29%) Linux Command Line
6 10 (28.57%) C
7 9 (25.71%) Embedded C
7 9 (25.71%) Embedded C++
8 5 (14.29%) Cryptography
9 4 (11.43%) Video Processing
9 4 (11.43%) Multimedia
9 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
10 1 (2.86%) Waterfall

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire 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 15 (42.86%) 802.11
1 15 (42.86%) Bluetooth
1 15 (42.86%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 15 (42.86%) Git (software)
General
1 15 (42.86%) Electronics
2 4 (11.43%) Multimedia
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (42.86%) 802.1X
2 1 (2.86%) HTML
2 1 (2.86%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (34.29%) Linux Command Line
2 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (42.86%) Android
1 15 (42.86%) Linux
1 15 (42.86%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (45.71%) Mathematics
3 15 (42.86%) Android Development
3 15 (42.86%) Cross-Platform Development
4 5 (14.29%) Cryptography
5 4 (11.43%) Video Processing
6 1 (2.86%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (2.86%) Automated Testing
6 1 (2.86%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (71.43%) Python
3 16 (45.71%) Perl
4 15 (42.86%) Java
5 10 (28.57%) C
6 9 (25.71%) Embedded C
6 9 (25.71%) Embedded C++
7 4 (11.43%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 16 (45.71%) Degree
Vendors
1 15 (42.86%) Dell
1 15 (42.86%) HP
1 15 (42.86%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
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