Period
to 19 November 2017

The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £53,750 in advertised job vacancies in the South East during the 6 months to 19 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++
England > South East
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 408 517 526
Rank change year-on-year +109 +9 +64
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 141 85 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.46% 0.24% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.48% 0.25% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 124 78 100
South East median annual salary £53,750 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £38,750 £38,750 £42,500
90th Percentile £63,875 £57,500 £60,000
England 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 the South East. 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
South East
Permanent vacancies in the South East with a recognized job title 29304 33921 41438
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.62% 96.97% 96.90%
Number of salaries quoted 24468 28449 34555
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.27% +3.53%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £67,500 £67,500 £65,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £46,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +3.26% +2.22%

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

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

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 6 months to 19 November 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 6 months to 19 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
Surrey +55 42 £55,000 +18.92% 2
Thames Valley +49 31 £55,000 +10.00% 1
West Sussex +8 27 £47,500 - 2
Oxfordshire - 23 £55,000 - 1
East Sussex +17 21 £42,500 - 1
Hampshire +3 20 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Berkshire +36 8 £85,000 +58.14%
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 19 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 South East region featuring Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 141 (100.00%) C++
1 141 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 62 (43.97%) Windows
3 60 (42.55%) TDD
4 55 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
5 52 (36.88%) Computer Science
6 50 (35.46%) C#
7 47 (33.33%) Python
8 46 (32.62%) STL
9 45 (31.91%) Degree
10 44 (31.21%) Visual Studio
11 43 (30.50%) MFC
12 41 (29.08%) Multithreading
13 35 (24.82%) C
14 32 (22.70%) Unit Testing
14 32 (22.70%) Qt
14 32 (22.70%) Computer Science Degree
15 31 (21.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 30 (21.28%) Algorithms
17 25 (17.73%) SDLC
17 25 (17.73%) SQL
18 24 (17.02%) UML
18 24 (17.02%) Software Architecture
19 20 (14.18%) Manufacturing
19 20 (14.18%) Lua
19 20 (14.18%) Bash Shell
19 20 (14.18%) Embedded Systems
20 18 (12.77%) Mentoring
21 17 (12.06%) XML
22 16 (11.35%) Java

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:

Cloud Services
1 1 (0.71%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (10.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.71%) Asterisk PBX
2 1 (0.71%) Diameter Protocol
2 1 (0.71%) GSM
2 1 (0.71%) LTE
2 1 (0.71%) MGW
2 1 (0.71%) PBX
2 1 (0.71%) RANAP
2 1 (0.71%) RTP
2 1 (0.71%) SGSN
2 1 (0.71%) UMTS
2 1 (0.71%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.71%) MySQL
1 1 (0.71%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.71%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 44 (31.21%) Visual Studio
2 11 (7.80%) Subversion
3 8 (5.67%) Bugzilla
3 8 (5.67%) CruiseControl
3 8 (5.67%) Hudson
3 8 (5.67%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (1.42%) Git (software)
5 1 (0.71%) GCC
5 1 (0.71%) GDB
5 1 (0.71%) Trac
General
1 20 (14.18%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.13%) Electronics
2 3 (2.13%) Telecoms
3 2 (1.42%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.42%) Automotive
3 2 (1.42%) Finance
4 1 (0.71%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (32.62%) STL
2 43 (30.50%) MFC
3 32 (22.70%) Qt
4 31 (21.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 17 (12.06%) XML
6 8 (5.67%) WPF
7 5 (3.55%) COM
8 3 (2.13%) OpenGL
9 2 (1.42%) DirectX
9 2 (1.42%) OpenCV
9 2 (1.42%) XML Schema
10 1 (0.71%) CSS
10 1 (0.71%) HTML
10 1 (0.71%) Web Services
10 1 (0.71%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 52 (36.88%) Computer Science
2 30 (21.28%) Algorithms
3 20 (14.18%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (10.64%) Client/Server
5 9 (6.38%) CUDA
6 8 (5.67%) Contactless
7 2 (1.42%) Greenfield Project
8 1 (0.71%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 62 (43.97%) Windows
2 15 (10.64%) Linux
3 10 (7.09%) Unix
4 3 (2.13%) Windows Server
5 2 (1.42%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (1.42%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 141 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 60 (42.55%) TDD
3 55 (39.01%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (29.08%) Multithreading
5 32 (22.70%) Unit Testing
6 25 (17.73%) SDLC
7 24 (17.02%) Software Architecture
7 24 (17.02%) UML
8 18 (12.77%) Mentoring
9 16 (11.35%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (11.35%) OO
10 15 (10.64%) Multithreaded Programming
11 11 (7.80%) Computer Vision
12 9 (6.38%) Scrum
13 8 (5.67%) Issue Tracking
14 5 (3.55%) Regression Testing
15 3 (2.13%) Coaching
15 3 (2.13%) Image Processing
15 3 (2.13%) Pair Programming
15 3 (2.13%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 141 (100.00%) C++
2 50 (35.46%) C#
3 47 (33.33%) Python
4 35 (24.82%) C
5 25 (17.73%) SQL
6 20 (14.18%) Bash Shell
6 20 (14.18%) Lua
7 16 (11.35%) Java
8 4 (2.84%) Embedded C++
9 2 (1.42%) Embedded C
9 2 (1.42%) GLSL
9 2 (1.42%) HLSL
10 1 (0.71%) JavaScript
10 1 (0.71%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 45 (31.91%) Degree
2 32 (22.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 2 (1.42%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.71%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (0.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (9.93%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.13%) Sophos
3 2 (1.42%) Perforce
4 1 (0.71%) Cisco