The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 3 months to 23 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer - C++
England / South East
Rank 357 416 436
Rank change year-on-year +59 +20  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 33 40 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.22% 0.21% 0.16%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.23% 0.22% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 33 36 31
Median salary £55,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £45,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £55,000 £56,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £45,000 £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 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 14208 18529 19762
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 96.59% 96.67% 97.01%
Number of salaries quoted 11855 15825 15961
Median salary £43,500 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.35% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +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 March 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 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
Hampshire +25 16 £55,000 +7.31% 3
Berkshire +29 11 £85,000 +70.00%
West Sussex - 5 £47,500 - 2
Surrey +40 1 £50,000 -8.25%
Senior C++ Software Engineer
England

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

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

1 82 (100.00%) C++
1 82 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (50.00%) Multithreading
2 41 (50.00%) Windows
3 40 (48.78%) C#
4 34 (41.46%) SQL
5 33 (40.24%) STL
5 33 (40.24%) Linux
6 27 (32.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 25 (30.49%) C
8 24 (29.27%) Visual Studio
8 24 (29.27%) Degree
9 23 (28.05%) MFC
10 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
10 20 (24.39%) TDD
10 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
11 18 (21.95%) TCP/IP
12 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
13 15 (18.29%) SDLC
14 14 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
15 13 (15.85%) Algorithms
16 12 (14.63%) WPF
16 12 (14.63%) CSS
16 12 (14.63%) HTML
16 12 (14.63%) LDAP
16 12 (14.63%) FTP
16 12 (14.63%) HTTP
16 12 (14.63%) Kerberos
16 12 (14.63%) NFS
17 11 (13.41%) JavaScript

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 6 (7.32%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (1.22%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.22%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 18 (21.95%) TCP/IP
2 12 (14.63%) FTP
2 12 (14.63%) HTTP
2 12 (14.63%) Kerberos
2 12 (14.63%) LDAP
3 6 (7.32%) Network Security
4 3 (3.66%) Internet
4 3 (3.66%) SMTP
5 1 (1.22%) Asterisk PBX
5 1 (1.22%) Diameter Protocol
5 1 (1.22%) GSM
5 1 (1.22%) LTE
5 1 (1.22%) PBX
5 1 (1.22%) RANAP
5 1 (1.22%) RTP
5 1 (1.22%) UMTS
5 1 (1.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.32%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.22%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.22%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (29.27%) Visual Studio
2 9 (10.98%) Subversion
3 6 (7.32%) Bugzilla
3 6 (7.32%) CruiseControl
3 6 (7.32%) Hudson
3 6 (7.32%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 5 (6.10%) Eclipse
5 3 (3.66%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.22%) GCC
6 1 (1.22%) GDB
6 1 (1.22%) Trac
General
1 4 (4.88%) Finance
2 1 (1.22%) Billing
2 1 (1.22%) Electronics
2 1 (1.22%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (40.24%) STL
2 27 (32.93%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 23 (28.05%) MFC
4 12 (14.63%) CSS
4 12 (14.63%) HTML
4 12 (14.63%) WPF
5 10 (12.20%) COM
6 8 (9.76%) .NET
6 8 (9.76%) XML
7 7 (8.54%) Ajax
8 6 (7.32%) WCF
9 3 (3.66%) jQuery
10 2 (2.44%) JSON
10 2 (2.44%) Qt
11 1 (1.22%) Middleware
11 1 (1.22%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (24.39%) Computer Science
2 14 (17.07%) Embedded Systems
3 13 (15.85%) Algorithms
4 9 (10.98%) Client/Server
5 4 (4.88%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.88%) Data Structures
6 3 (3.66%) Contactless
7 1 (1.22%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 41 (50.00%) Windows
2 33 (40.24%) Linux
3 3 (3.66%) Unix
4 1 (1.22%) FreeBSD
4 1 (1.22%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 20 (24.39%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (24.39%) TDD
4 15 (18.29%) SDLC
5 11 (13.41%) Scrum
6 10 (12.20%) Multithreaded Programming
7 9 (10.98%) Mathematics
8 8 (9.76%) OO
8 8 (9.76%) UML
9 7 (8.54%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (8.54%) OOD
9 7 (8.54%) OOP
10 6 (7.32%) Issue Tracking
10 6 (7.32%) Software Architecture
11 5 (6.10%) Microservices
12 4 (4.88%) Data Loss Prevention
12 4 (4.88%) Mentoring
12 4 (4.88%) Monte Carlo Method
12 4 (4.88%) Statistical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (100.00%) C++
2 40 (48.78%) C#
3 34 (41.46%) SQL
4 25 (30.49%) C
5 11 (13.41%) JavaScript
6 8 (9.76%) Java
6 8 (9.76%) Python
7 3 (3.66%) Shell Script
8 1 (1.22%) Bash Shell
8 1 (1.22%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (29.27%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (14.63%) NFS
2 3 (3.66%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.22%) yum
Vendors
1 16 (19.51%) Microsoft
2 2 (2.44%) Atlassian
3 1 (1.22%) Cisco
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