The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £52,500 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 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++
England / South East
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 362 413 410
Rank change year-on-year +51 -3  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 30 33 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.20% 0.18% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.21% 0.19% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 26 23 45
Median salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £54,500 £55,000
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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 14182 17817 20713
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.56% 96.93% 97.19%
Number of salaries quoted 11882 15144 16834
Median salary £43,000 £44,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.27% +3.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £26,075 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
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 the South East

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C++ Software Engineer in the South East

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for Senior C++ Software Engineer in the South East

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer in the South East over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior C++ Software Engineer in the South East

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in the South East

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 South East region over the 3 months to 23 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
Berkshire +37 8 £85,000 +41.66% 3
Hampshire +7 8 £65,000 +30.00% 1
West Sussex +3 6 £47,500 -8.65% 1
Oxfordshire +11 3 £45,000 - 3
Surrey - 3 £45,000 - 3
East Sussex +12 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Senior C++ Software Engineer
England

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 23 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 South East region featuring Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 63 (100.00%) C++
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (66.67%) C#
3 35 (55.56%) STL
4 33 (52.38%) Visual Studio
5 32 (50.79%) Windows
5 32 (50.79%) Multithreading
6 31 (49.21%) MFC
7 30 (47.62%) SQL
8 25 (39.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 23 (36.51%) TDD
10 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
11 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
12 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
12 18 (28.57%) C
13 17 (26.98%) Degree
14 13 (20.63%) SDLC
14 13 (20.63%) XML
15 12 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
16 11 (17.46%) Algorithms
16 11 (17.46%) COM
16 11 (17.46%) Linux
17 10 (15.87%) UML
17 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
18 9 (14.29%) .NET
19 8 (12.70%) Subversion
20 7 (11.11%) Network Security
20 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
20 7 (11.11%) WCF
20 7 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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 (11.11%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.17%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 10 (15.87%) TCP/IP
2 7 (11.11%) Network Security
3 2 (3.17%) FTP
3 2 (3.17%) HTTP
3 2 (3.17%) Kerberos
3 2 (3.17%) LDAP
4 1 (1.59%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (1.59%) Diameter Protocol
4 1 (1.59%) GSM
4 1 (1.59%) LTE
4 1 (1.59%) PBX
4 1 (1.59%) RANAP
4 1 (1.59%) RTP
4 1 (1.59%) UMTS
4 1 (1.59%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (52.38%) Visual Studio
2 8 (12.70%) Subversion
3 4 (6.35%) Bugzilla
3 4 (6.35%) CruiseControl
3 4 (6.35%) Hudson
3 4 (6.35%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 3 (4.76%) Git (software)
5 2 (3.17%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.59%) GCC
6 1 (1.59%) GDB
6 1 (1.59%) Trac
General
1 2 (3.17%) Electronics
2 1 (1.59%) Finance
2 1 (1.59%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (55.56%) STL
2 31 (49.21%) MFC
3 25 (39.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (20.63%) XML
5 11 (17.46%) COM
6 9 (14.29%) .NET
7 7 (11.11%) WCF
8 6 (9.52%) WPF
9 5 (7.94%) CSS
9 5 (7.94%) HTML
10 2 (3.17%) Ajax
10 2 (3.17%) JSON
10 2 (3.17%) Qt
11 1 (1.59%) DirectX
11 1 (1.59%) jQuery
11 1 (1.59%) OpenCV
11 1 (1.59%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (28.57%) Computer Science
2 11 (17.46%) Algorithms
3 7 (11.11%) Client/Server
4 3 (4.76%) Contactless
4 3 (4.76%) Greenfield Project
5 2 (3.17%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.59%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.79%) Windows
2 11 (17.46%) Linux
3 2 (3.17%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (50.79%) Multithreading
3 23 (36.51%) TDD
4 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (20.63%) SDLC
6 10 (15.87%) UML
7 7 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
7 7 (11.11%) OOD
7 7 (11.11%) Unit Testing
8 6 (9.52%) Software Architecture
9 5 (7.94%) Scrum
10 4 (6.35%) Computer Vision
10 4 (6.35%) Continuous Integration
10 4 (6.35%) Issue Tracking
10 4 (6.35%) OO
11 2 (3.17%) Image Processing
11 2 (3.17%) Mentoring
11 2 (3.17%) OOP
11 2 (3.17%) Test Automation
12 1 (1.59%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C++
2 42 (66.67%) C#
3 30 (47.62%) SQL
4 18 (28.57%) C
5 3 (4.76%) Java
5 3 (4.76%) JavaScript
6 2 (3.17%) Python
7 1 (1.59%) GLSL
7 1 (1.59%) HLSL
7 1 (1.59%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 17 (26.98%) Degree
2 12 (19.05%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.17%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (3.17%) NFS
2 1 (1.59%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.17%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.59%) Cisco
3 1 (1.59%) Clearswift
3 1 (1.59%) Perforce
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