The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in England during the 3 months to 27 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++
UK / England
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 761 853 852
Rank change year-on-year +92 -1  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 105 58 101
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.063% 0.098%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.065% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 94 46 73
Median salary £52,500 £52,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.96% +9.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £82,500 £60,000
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 England. 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
England
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 80401 89287 99134
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 95.98% 96.53% 96.61%
Number of salaries quoted 66065 76163 82600
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £70,000 £72,500
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 England

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

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 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
South East +41 30 £55,000 +8.37% 9
East of England +10 27 £52,500 -12.50% 2
London +46 18 £73,750 -10.60% 2
North West -27 16 £52,500 -12.50% 1
South West +1 12 £40,000 -6.97% 5
West Midlands +8 2 £47,500 +5.55%
Senior C++ Software Engineer
UK

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

For the 6 months to 27 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 England region featuring Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 189 (100.00%) C++
1 189 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 90 (47.62%) Windows
3 87 (46.03%) Multithreading
4 86 (45.50%) C#
5 72 (38.10%) C
6 71 (37.57%) Visual Studio
7 52 (27.51%) Linux
8 51 (26.98%) Degree
9 48 (25.40%) SQL
9 48 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
10 47 (24.87%) STL
11 46 (24.34%) Computer Science
12 45 (23.81%) OO
13 42 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 39 (20.63%) Java
15 37 (19.58%) Microsoft
16 36 (19.05%) Subversion
17 34 (17.99%) TDD
18 33 (17.46%) MFC
19 31 (16.40%) UML
19 31 (16.40%) Games
20 28 (14.81%) Python
21 27 (14.29%) Embedded C
21 27 (14.29%) Android
22 25 (13.23%) Git (software)
22 25 (13.23%) Open Source
22 25 (13.23%) XML
23 24 (12.70%) Scrum
24 19 (10.05%) Mathematics

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:

Application Platforms
1 7 (3.70%) Elasticsearch
2 5 (2.65%) JBoss
2 5 (2.65%) Jetty
2 5 (2.65%) nginx
2 5 (2.65%) Tomcat
2 5 (2.65%) WebLogic
2 5 (2.65%) WebSphere
3 1 (0.53%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 3 (1.59%) Microsoft Office
2 2 (1.06%) Microsoft Excel
Cloud Services
1 8 (4.23%) Google Play
1 8 (4.23%) iTunes
2 2 (1.06%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (10.05%) TCP/IP
2 8 (4.23%) GSM
3 7 (3.70%) HTTP
3 7 (3.70%) Network Security
4 6 (3.17%) 3G
4 6 (3.17%) 4G
4 6 (3.17%) OpenFlow
4 6 (3.17%) Wireless
5 5 (2.65%) 802.11
5 5 (2.65%) Bluetooth
5 5 (2.65%) HTTPS
5 5 (2.65%) SNMP
6 2 (1.06%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (1.06%) FTP
6 2 (1.06%) Kerberos
6 2 (1.06%) LDAP
6 2 (1.06%) LTE
6 2 (1.06%) PBX
6 2 (1.06%) RTP
6 2 (1.06%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.88%) SQL Server
2 9 (4.76%) NoSQL
3 6 (3.17%) Relational Database
4 5 (2.65%) InterSystems Cache
4 5 (2.65%) MySQL
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle Database 11g
4 5 (2.65%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
5 1 (0.53%) Redis
Development Applications
1 71 (37.57%) Visual Studio
2 36 (19.05%) Subversion
3 25 (13.23%) Git (software)
4 9 (4.76%) Hudson
5 8 (4.23%) Android Studio
5 8 (4.23%) Mercurial
5 8 (4.23%) Xcode
6 7 (3.70%) Eclipse
6 7 (3.70%) GDB
7 5 (2.65%) Ant
7 5 (2.65%) CppUnit
7 5 (2.65%) Jenkins
7 5 (2.65%) JUnit
7 5 (2.65%) Maven
7 5 (2.65%) Rational DOORS
7 5 (2.65%) Sonatype Nexus
7 5 (2.65%) Valgrind
7 5 (2.65%) XMLSpy
8 4 (2.12%) Bugzilla
8 4 (2.12%) CruiseControl
General
1 31 (16.40%) Games
2 16 (8.47%) Finance
2 16 (8.47%) Multimedia
3 9 (4.76%) Electronics
3 9 (4.76%) Telecoms
4 8 (4.23%) Legal
4 8 (4.23%) Retail
5 6 (3.17%) Banking
6 4 (2.12%) Automotive
7 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (24.87%) STL
2 42 (22.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 33 (17.46%) MFC
4 25 (13.23%) XML
5 18 (9.52%) DirectX
6 15 (7.94%) OpenGL
7 14 (7.41%) WCF
7 14 (7.41%) WPF
8 12 (6.35%) .NET
8 12 (6.35%) COM
8 12 (6.35%) HTML
8 12 (6.35%) SOAP
8 12 (6.35%) Web Services
9 10 (5.29%) CSS
10 9 (4.76%) JSON
11 8 (4.23%) iOS SDK
11 8 (4.23%) OpenCL
11 8 (4.23%) OpenGL ES
11 8 (4.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 7 (3.70%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 46 (24.34%) Computer Science
2 17 (8.99%) Algorithms
3 15 (7.94%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (5.82%) PMI
5 10 (5.29%) CUDA
6 7 (3.70%) Client/Server
7 6 (3.17%) Animation
7 6 (3.17%) Linux Command Line
8 5 (2.65%) Data Structures
8 5 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.59%) Contactless
9 3 (1.59%) Greenfield Project
10 2 (1.06%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.06%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.53%) Fintech
11 1 (0.53%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 90 (47.62%) Windows
2 52 (27.51%) Linux
3 27 (14.29%) Android
4 19 (10.05%) Windows XP
5 10 (5.29%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.65%) Unix
7 2 (1.06%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 10
7 2 (1.06%) Windows 7
7 2 (1.06%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 189 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 87 (46.03%) Multithreading
3 48 (25.40%) Agile Software Development
4 45 (23.81%) OO
5 34 (17.99%) TDD
6 31 (16.40%) UML
7 25 (13.23%) Open Source
8 24 (12.70%) Scrum
9 19 (10.05%) Mathematics
9 19 (10.05%) Multithreaded Programming
10 17 (8.99%) SDLC
11 16 (8.47%) OOP
11 16 (8.47%) Video Processing
12 14 (7.41%) Android Development
13 10 (5.29%) Cryptography
13 10 (5.29%) Physics
14 9 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
14 9 (4.76%) Kanban
14 9 (4.76%) Open Source Development
15 8 (4.23%) Cross-Platform Development
Programming Languages
1 189 (100.00%) C++
2 86 (45.50%) C#
3 72 (38.10%) C
4 48 (25.40%) SQL
5 39 (20.63%) Java
6 28 (14.81%) Python
7 27 (14.29%) Embedded C
8 16 (8.47%) Assembly Language
8 16 (8.47%) Embedded C++
9 13 (6.88%) Scala
10 11 (5.82%) Delphi
11 10 (5.29%) JavaScript
11 10 (5.29%) Objective-C
12 8 (4.23%) Apple Swift
13 7 (3.70%) Go
13 7 (3.70%) Ruby
14 6 (3.17%) Shell Script
15 5 (2.65%) Groovy
15 5 (2.65%) Perl
16 2 (1.06%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 51 (26.98%) Degree
2 14 (7.41%) Computer Science Degree
3 11 (5.82%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.06%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.53%) Def Stans
2 1 (0.53%) MISRA
2 1 (0.53%) MISRA C
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 6 (3.17%) KVM
1 6 (3.17%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (1.06%) Firmware
2 2 (1.06%) NFS
Systems Management
1 6 (3.17%) Ansible
1 6 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (3.17%) Puppet
Vendors
1 37 (19.58%) Microsoft
2 14 (7.41%) Google
3 6 (3.17%) VMware
4 5 (2.65%) Altova
4 5 (2.65%) ILOG
4 5 (2.65%) Oracle
4 5 (2.65%) Splunk
5 2 (1.06%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.06%) Cisco
5 2 (1.06%) Perforce
6 1 (0.53%) Clearswift
6 1 (0.53%) Facebook
6 1 (0.53%) IBM
6 1 (0.53%) Xamarin
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