Period
to 20 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 6 months to 20 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++
UK > England
6 months to
20 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 873 1068 1056
Rank change year-on-year +195 -12 +45
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 281 129 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.17% 0.073% 0.11%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.076% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 246 113 198
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
10th Percentile £38,750 £42,500 £35,875
90th Percentile £72,500 £61,000 £65,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - -

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England. 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
England
Permanent vacancies in England with a recognized job title 161257 170357 198528
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.71% 96.50% 96.51%
Number of salaries quoted 130412 143799 166492
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,250 £26,250
90th Percentile £78,750 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £48,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +1.05% +5.56% -

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

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

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for Senior C++ Software Engineer in England

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer in England over the 6 months to 20 November 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior C++ Software Engineer in England

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in England

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 England region over the 6 months to 20 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
South East +99 142 £55,000 +10.00% 12
East of England +63 80 £55,000 +4.76% 5
London +5 25 £85,000 +3.03% 1
South West +28 20 £45,000 -2.17% 2
North of England +21 14 £45,000 -8.16% 1
North West -2 10 £45,000 -8.16%
Yorkshire - 3 £42,500 -
North East - 1 £37,500 - 1
Senior C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 20 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 England region featuring Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 281 (100.00%) C++
1 281 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 115 (40.93%) Windows
3 101 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
4 91 (32.38%) Multithreading
5 85 (30.25%) Computer Science
6 84 (29.89%) Linux
7 82 (29.18%) C
8 78 (27.76%) Degree
9 75 (26.69%) Python
10 72 (25.62%) C#
11 64 (22.78%) TDD
12 63 (22.42%) Visual Studio
13 52 (18.51%) STL
14 45 (16.01%) Scrum
14 45 (16.01%) MFC
15 43 (15.30%) Algorithms
16 42 (14.95%) Computer Science Degree
17 41 (14.59%) Qt
18 40 (14.23%) OO
19 39 (13.88%) Java
20 38 (13.52%) SQL
21 36 (12.81%) UML
21 36 (12.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
22 35 (12.46%) Unit Testing
22 35 (12.46%) Embedded C++
23 33 (11.74%) Embedded C
24 31 (11.03%) SDLC
25 27 (9.61%) Manufacturing
26 26 (9.25%) Embedded Systems

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

Applications
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (1.07%) Google Play
1 3 (1.07%) iTunes
2 1 (0.36%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.19%) TCP/IP
2 13 (4.63%) Wireless
3 2 (0.71%) Multicast
4 1 (0.36%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.36%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (0.36%) GSM
4 1 (0.36%) LTE
4 1 (0.36%) MGW
4 1 (0.36%) PBX
4 1 (0.36%) RANAP
4 1 (0.36%) RTP
4 1 (0.36%) SGSN
4 1 (0.36%) UMTS
4 1 (0.36%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (1.78%) NoSQL
2 3 (1.07%) Relational Database
3 2 (0.71%) Big Data
3 2 (0.71%) RDBMS
3 2 (0.71%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Cassandra
4 1 (0.36%) MySQL
4 1 (0.36%) Oracle Database
4 1 (0.36%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (0.36%) Redis
Development Applications
1 63 (22.42%) Visual Studio
2 21 (7.47%) Subversion
3 14 (4.98%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.85%) Bugzilla
4 8 (2.85%) CruiseControl
4 8 (2.85%) Hudson
4 8 (2.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 7 (2.49%) Rational Rhapsody
6 5 (1.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 5 (1.78%) Bitbucket
6 5 (1.78%) JIRA
7 3 (1.07%) Android Studio
7 3 (1.07%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.07%) Xcode
8 2 (0.71%) Selenium
9 1 (0.36%) GCC
9 1 (0.36%) GDB
9 1 (0.36%) Trac
9 1 (0.36%) Valgrind
General
1 27 (9.61%) Manufacturing
2 20 (7.12%) Multimedia
3 18 (6.41%) Finance
4 17 (6.05%) Games
5 13 (4.63%) Electronics
6 4 (1.42%) Marketing
6 4 (1.42%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.07%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.07%) Automotive
7 3 (1.07%) Legal
7 3 (1.07%) Retail
8 2 (0.71%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Advertising
9 1 (0.36%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (18.51%) STL
2 45 (16.01%) MFC
3 41 (14.59%) Qt
4 36 (12.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 23 (8.19%) XML
6 12 (4.27%) WPF
7 10 (3.56%) Web Services
8 9 (3.20%) DirectX
9 7 (2.49%) OpenGL
10 6 (2.14%) .NET
10 6 (2.14%) OpenMP
11 5 (1.78%) COM
11 5 (1.78%) RESTful
11 5 (1.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 4 (1.42%) JSON
12 4 (1.42%) POSIX
12 4 (1.42%) SOAP
12 4 (1.42%) WCF
13 3 (1.07%) iOS SDK
13 3 (1.07%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 85 (30.25%) Computer Science
2 43 (15.30%) Algorithms
3 26 (9.25%) Embedded Systems
4 17 (6.05%) CUDA
5 16 (5.69%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.56%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (2.85%) Contactless
8 7 (2.49%) PMI
9 6 (2.14%) Acoustics
10 5 (1.78%) Data Structures
10 5 (1.78%) Enterprise Software
10 5 (1.78%) User Experience
11 4 (1.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 3 (1.07%) Fintech
12 3 (1.07%) Greenfield Project
13 2 (0.71%) CCTV
13 2 (0.71%) Media Streaming
13 2 (0.71%) Video\Live Streaming
14 1 (0.36%) 3D Graphics
14 1 (0.36%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 115 (40.93%) Windows
2 84 (29.89%) Linux
3 14 (4.98%) Unix
4 12 (4.27%) Android
5 7 (2.49%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.14%) Windows XP
7 5 (1.78%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.42%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.42%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (1.07%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.71%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 10
10 2 (0.71%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 281 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 101 (35.94%) Agile Software Development
3 91 (32.38%) Multithreading
4 64 (22.78%) TDD
5 45 (16.01%) Scrum
6 40 (14.23%) OO
7 36 (12.81%) UML
8 35 (12.46%) Unit Testing
9 31 (11.03%) SDLC
10 25 (8.90%) Software Architecture
11 24 (8.54%) Mentoring
12 22 (7.83%) Multithreaded Programming
13 20 (7.12%) Cryptography
13 20 (7.12%) Video Processing
14 17 (6.05%) Continuous Integration
15 11 (3.91%) Computer Vision
15 11 (3.91%) Mathematics
15 11 (3.91%) OOP
15 11 (3.91%) Open Source
16 10 (3.56%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 281 (100.00%) C++
2 82 (29.18%) C
3 75 (26.69%) Python
4 72 (25.62%) C#
5 39 (13.88%) Java
6 38 (13.52%) SQL
7 35 (12.46%) Embedded C++
8 33 (11.74%) Embedded C
9 21 (7.47%) Bash Shell
10 20 (7.12%) Assembly Language
10 20 (7.12%) Lua
11 12 (4.27%) Scala
12 7 (2.49%) Objective-C
13 6 (2.14%) MATLAB
14 5 (1.78%) Erlang
14 5 (1.78%) F#
14 5 (1.78%) JavaScript
14 5 (1.78%) PHP
14 5 (1.78%) Ruby
15 4 (1.42%) Clojure
Qualifications
1 78 (27.76%) Degree
2 42 (14.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 8 (2.85%) Security Cleared
4 7 (2.49%) PMI Certification
5 4 (1.42%) PhD
6 2 (0.71%) Master's Degree
6 2 (0.71%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.49%) DO-178B
2 6 (2.14%) MIL-STD-498
3 1 (0.36%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.36%) MISRA
3 1 (0.36%) MISRA C
3 1 (0.36%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.36%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (7.83%) Microsoft
2 6 (2.14%) Intel
3 5 (1.78%) Atlassian
4 4 (1.42%) Google
5 3 (1.07%) Sophos
6 2 (0.71%) Dell
6 2 (0.71%) HP
6 2 (0.71%) Perforce
6 2 (0.71%) Reuters
7 1 (0.36%) Cisco
7 1 (0.36%) Facebook
7 1 (0.36%) IBM
7 1 (0.36%) Oracle
7 1 (0.36%) Xamarin
7 1 (0.36%) Yahoo!