Period
to 19 January 2019

The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the South West during the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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 West
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 309 318 337
Rank change year-on-year +9 +19 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 6 22 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.062% 0.22% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.064% 0.22% 0.039%
Number of salaries quoted 6 16 0
South West median annual salary £40,000 £45,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% - -
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -4.76%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West. 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 West
Permanent vacancies in the South West with a recognized job title 9,373 9,834 10,160
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.25% 97.15% 96.82%
Number of salaries quoted 7,497 8,129 8,549
South West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £24,500 £24,750
90th Percentile £67,500 £62,500 £63,750
England median annual salary £51,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +2.00% +5.26% -

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer in the South West over the 6 months to 19 January 2019.

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

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

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 West region over the 6 months to 19 January 2019. 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
Wiltshire - 4 £37,500 -
Somerset +17 1 £47,500 +5.56%
Bristol - 1 £42,500 - 1
Senior C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, Senior C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South West region featuring Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) OO
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Windows
4 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
4 3 (50.00%) OOD
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
4 3 (50.00%) Internet
5 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
6 1 (16.67%) Erlang
6 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
6 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
6 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (16.67%) SDLC
6 1 (16.67%) CAD
6 1 (16.67%) Workflow
6 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
6 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
6 1 (16.67%) Validation
6 1 (16.67%) Scrum
6 1 (16.67%) .NET
6 1 (16.67%) Oracle
6 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South West 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (50.00%) Internet
2 1 (16.67%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (16.67%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (16.67%) Aerospace
1 1 (16.67%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) Windows
3 1 (16.67%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (66.67%) OO
3 3 (50.00%) OOD
3 3 (50.00%) Problem-Solving
3 3 (50.00%) Project Management
4 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (16.67%) Agile Testing
5 1 (16.67%) CAD
5 1 (16.67%) Scrum
5 1 (16.67%) SDLC
5 1 (16.67%) Validation
5 1 (16.67%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (83.33%) C
3 4 (66.67%) C#
3 4 (66.67%) Python
4 3 (50.00%) Java
4 3 (50.00%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Assembly Language
5 1 (16.67%) Erlang
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle