The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £65,000 in advertised job vacancies in London during the 3 months to 29 March 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++
England / London
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 569 622 656
Rank change year-on-year +53 +34  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 19 32 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.056% 0.075% 0.014%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.059% 0.079% 0.015%
Number of salaries quoted 15 32 5
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +8.33%  
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 London. 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
London
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 32367 40743 40862
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 95.74% 96.12% 95.94%
Number of salaries quoted 27379 35161 34358
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £53,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.54% +2.80%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £82,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

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

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for Senior C++ Software Engineer in London

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer in London over the 3 months to 29 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior C++ Software Engineer in London

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in London

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 London region over the 3 months to 29 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
City of London +46 2 £62,500 +25.00% 2
Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
Edgware - 1 £45,000 -
Senior C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 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 London region featuring Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 30 (100.00%) C++
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (56.67%) C
2 17 (56.67%) Python
3 16 (53.33%) Multithreading
4 15 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 15 (50.00%) Linux
5 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
6 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
7 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
7 10 (33.33%) PMI
7 10 (33.33%) PMI Certification
7 10 (33.33%) DirectX
7 10 (33.33%) Games
8 9 (30.00%) Open Source
8 9 (30.00%) Google
8 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
8 9 (30.00%) UML
8 9 (30.00%) C#
8 9 (30.00%) Java
9 8 (26.67%) GSM
9 8 (26.67%) Finance
9 8 (26.67%) 3G
9 8 (26.67%) VMware
9 8 (26.67%) Banking
9 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
9 8 (26.67%) Puppet
9 8 (26.67%) 4G
9 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
9 8 (26.67%) OpenFlow

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in London 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 (23.33%) JBoss
1 7 (23.33%) Jetty
1 7 (23.33%) nginx
1 7 (23.33%) Tomcat
1 7 (23.33%) WebLogic
1 7 (23.33%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 2 (6.67%) Google Play
1 2 (6.67%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 14 (46.67%) TCP/IP
2 8 (26.67%) 3G
2 8 (26.67%) 4G
2 8 (26.67%) GSM
2 8 (26.67%) OpenFlow
3 7 (23.33%) HTTP
3 7 (23.33%) HTTPS
3 7 (23.33%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (23.33%) InterSystems Cache
1 7 (23.33%) MySQL
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database
1 7 (23.33%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (23.33%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (23.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 12 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 7 (23.33%) Ant
2 7 (23.33%) CppUnit
2 7 (23.33%) Eclipse
2 7 (23.33%) GDB
2 7 (23.33%) Hudson
2 7 (23.33%) Jenkins
2 7 (23.33%) JUnit
2 7 (23.33%) Maven
2 7 (23.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 7 (23.33%) Subversion
2 7 (23.33%) Valgrind
2 7 (23.33%) XMLSpy
3 2 (6.67%) Android Studio
3 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 2 (6.67%) Mercurial
3 2 (6.67%) Xcode
4 1 (3.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (33.33%) Games
2 9 (30.00%) Telecoms
3 8 (26.67%) Banking
3 8 (26.67%) Finance
4 2 (6.67%) Legal
4 2 (6.67%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 10 (33.33%) DirectX
3 7 (23.33%) CSS
3 7 (23.33%) DOM
3 7 (23.33%) Hibernate
3 7 (23.33%) HTML
3 7 (23.33%) J2EE
3 7 (23.33%) JAXB
3 7 (23.33%) JMS
3 7 (23.33%) JSP
3 7 (23.33%) POSIX
3 7 (23.33%) Pthreads
3 7 (23.33%) SAX
3 7 (23.33%) SOAP
3 7 (23.33%) STL
3 7 (23.33%) Web Services
3 7 (23.33%) WSDL
3 7 (23.33%) XML
3 7 (23.33%) XSD
3 7 (23.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) PMI
2 7 (23.33%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.67%) CUDA
4 1 (3.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (3.33%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 7 (23.33%) Windows
3 2 (6.67%) Android
3 2 (6.67%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 16 (53.33%) Multithreading
3 10 (33.33%) E-Commerce
4 9 (30.00%) Open Source
4 9 (30.00%) UML
5 8 (26.67%) Translating Business Requirements
6 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (23.33%) Analytics
6 7 (23.33%) AOP
6 7 (23.33%) API Design
6 7 (23.33%) BPMN
6 7 (23.33%) Continuous Integration
6 7 (23.33%) ETL
6 7 (23.33%) Mathematics
6 7 (23.33%) Memory Management
6 7 (23.33%) Microservices
6 7 (23.33%) OO
6 7 (23.33%) RUP
6 7 (23.33%) Workflow
7 2 (6.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 30 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (56.67%) C
2 17 (56.67%) Python
3 9 (30.00%) C#
3 9 (30.00%) Java
4 7 (23.33%) Go
4 7 (23.33%) Groovy
4 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
4 7 (23.33%) Ruby
4 7 (23.33%) Scala
4 7 (23.33%) Shell Script
4 7 (23.33%) SQL
5 2 (6.67%) Apple Swift
5 2 (6.67%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 10 (33.33%) PMI Certification
2 2 (6.67%) Degree
System Software
1 8 (26.67%) KVM
1 8 (26.67%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (26.67%) Ansible
1 8 (26.67%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (26.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (30.00%) Google
2 8 (26.67%) VMware
3 7 (23.33%) Altova
3 7 (23.33%) ILOG
3 7 (23.33%) Oracle
3 7 (23.33%) Splunk
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