Period
to 22 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Cambridgeshire during the 6 months to 22 November 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++
East of England > Cambridgeshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 128 155 186
Rank change year-on-year +27 +31 +6
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 77 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cambridgeshire 1.81% 0.54% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.87% 0.56% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 72 16 3
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £55,000 £53,750 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.33% -10.42% +14.29%
10th Percentile £47,500 £42,500 £56,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £64,000
East of England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% -12.50% +29.73%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cambridgeshire. 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
Cambridgeshire
Permanent vacancies in Cambridgeshire with a recognized job title 4119 3394 3909
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.99% 97.19% 96.14%
Number of salaries quoted 3164 2823 3380
Cambridgeshire median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £43,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +4.65% +7.50%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,000
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
East of England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year - +3.45% +2.35%

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

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
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer in Cambridgeshire over the 6 months to 22 November 2017.

Salary histogram 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cambridge +20 77 £55,000 +2.33% 7
Senior C++ Software Engineer
East of England

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

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 77 (100.00%) C++
1 77 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 44 (57.14%) Linux
3 35 (45.45%) Windows
4 34 (44.16%) C
5 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 33 (42.86%) Scrum
6 31 (40.26%) Embedded C++
7 29 (37.66%) Embedded C
7 29 (37.66%) Multithreading
8 20 (25.97%) Video Processing
8 20 (25.97%) Multimedia
8 20 (25.97%) Cryptography
8 20 (25.97%) Assembly Language
9 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
10 18 (23.38%) Degree
11 14 (18.18%) Python
12 13 (16.88%) Wireless
13 7 (9.09%) OO
14 6 (7.79%) RESTful
14 6 (7.79%) OOP
14 6 (7.79%) Web Services
14 6 (7.79%) PHP
15 5 (6.49%) Java
15 5 (6.49%) Electronics
15 5 (6.49%) JIRA
15 5 (6.49%) Marketing
15 5 (6.49%) Network Planning
15 5 (6.49%) Android
15 5 (6.49%) Git (software)

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring 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 13 (16.88%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 5 (6.49%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 5 (6.49%) Bitbucket
1 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
1 5 (6.49%) JIRA
2 2 (2.60%) Selenium
General
1 20 (25.97%) Multimedia
2 5 (6.49%) Electronics
2 5 (6.49%) Marketing
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (7.79%) RESTful
1 6 (7.79%) Web Services
2 4 (5.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 4 (5.19%) POSIX
2 4 (5.19%) Qt
2 4 (5.19%) STL
3 1 (1.30%) HTML
3 1 (1.30%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.68%) Computer Science
2 4 (5.19%) Enterprise Software
2 4 (5.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 4 (5.19%) User Experience
3 3 (3.90%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.60%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.30%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 44 (57.14%) Linux
2 35 (45.45%) Windows
3 5 (6.49%) Android
4 4 (5.19%) Windows Embedded Compact
5 2 (2.60%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 77 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (42.86%) Scrum
3 29 (37.66%) Multithreading
4 20 (25.97%) Cryptography
4 20 (25.97%) Video Processing
5 7 (9.09%) OO
6 6 (7.79%) OOP
7 5 (6.49%) Collaborative Working
7 5 (6.49%) Network Planning
8 4 (5.19%) Mentoring
8 4 (5.19%) SDLC
9 3 (3.90%) Embedded Software Development
9 3 (3.90%) Mathematics
9 3 (3.90%) Multithreaded Programming
9 3 (3.90%) OOD
10 2 (2.60%) Test Automation
11 1 (1.30%) Android Development
11 1 (1.30%) Configuration Management
11 1 (1.30%) UML
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (44.16%) C
3 31 (40.26%) Embedded C++
4 29 (37.66%) Embedded C
5 20 (25.97%) Assembly Language
6 14 (18.18%) Python
7 6 (7.79%) PHP
8 5 (6.49%) Java
9 4 (5.19%) C#
10 2 (2.60%) Perl
10 2 (2.60%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (23.38%) Degree
2 4 (5.19%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (2.60%) PhD
Vendors
1 5 (6.49%) Atlassian
2 2 (2.60%) Dell
2 2 (2.60%) HP
3 1 (1.30%) Oracle