The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Developer was £62,500 in advertised job vacancies 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 C++ Developer
UK
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 791 760 831
Rank change year-on-year -31 +71  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Developer 79 153 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.089% 0.16% 0.14%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.092% 0.16% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 57 142 150
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £45,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £105,000 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £47,500 £50,500
% change year-on-year -10.52% -5.94%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies. 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
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 85523 94943 107102
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.96% 96.54% 96.59%
Number of salaries quoted 69945 79998 88268
Median salary £46,250 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.63% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £74,000 £70,000 £71,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

Senior C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C++ Developer in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior C++ Developer in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer over the 3 months to 23 June 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior C++ Developer in the UK

Senior C++ Developer
Top 30 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Senior C++ Developer within the UK 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
England -26 72 £80,000 +39.13% 21
London -30 36 £102,500 +10.81% 12
South East +26 20 £50,000 +5.26% 4
Berkshire - 15 £50,000 -
Reading - 10 £50,000 -
East of England +2 9 £35,000 -22.22% 3
Scotland +17 6 £41,000 -8.88%
North West -35 6 £37,500 -40.00%
Manchester -13 5 £37,500 -40.00%
Hertfordshire - 5 £35,000 - 1
Borehamwood - 5 £35,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire -15 4 - - 2
Cambridge -18 4 - - 2
Oxfordshire - 4 £45,000 - 1
Edinburgh - 4 £41,000 -
Newbury - 4 £50,000 -
Fife - 2 £42,500 -
Dunfermline - 2 £42,500 -
City of London +17 1 £85,000 -11.68%
South West +9 1 £42,500 -22.01% 1
West Sussex +4 1 £55,000 +35.80%
Bristol -22 1 £42,500 -32.00% 1
Northern Ireland - 1 - -
Cheshire - 1 £45,000 -
Windsor - 1 £47,500 -
Warrington - 1 £45,000 -
Oxford - 1 - -
Gatwick - 1 £55,000 -
Belfast - 1 - -
County Antrim - 1 - -

Senior C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, Senior C++ Developer 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 featuring Senior C++ Developer in the job title.

1 179 (100.00%) C++
2 80 (44.69%) Linux
3 63 (35.20%) Finance
3 63 (35.20%) Software Engineering
4 55 (30.73%) C#
5 54 (30.17%) Degree
6 52 (29.05%) Java
6 52 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
7 47 (26.26%) C
8 46 (25.70%) Windows
8 46 (25.70%) Low Latency
9 44 (24.58%) Multithreading
10 41 (22.91%) OO
11 34 (18.99%) Python
12 33 (18.44%) Banking
13 32 (17.88%) Computer Science
14 31 (17.32%) JavaScript
15 30 (16.76%) Front Office
16 29 (16.20%) SQL
16 29 (16.20%) Unix
17 25 (13.97%) Telecoms
18 24 (13.41%) Investment Banking
19 23 (12.85%) Test Automation
20 22 (12.29%) Electronic Trading
20 22 (12.29%) .NET
21 21 (11.73%) OOP
21 21 (11.73%) Scrum
21 21 (11.73%) Unit Testing
21 21 (11.73%) SDLC
22 19 (10.61%) Algorithmic Trading

Senior C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 2 (1.12%) Apache Spark
2 1 (0.56%) Apache
Applications
1 2 (1.12%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (1.12%) MetaTrader
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.79%) GitHub
2 3 (1.68%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.68%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (4.47%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.91%) ZigBee
3 5 (2.79%) Software-Defined Networking
4 4 (2.23%) 3G
4 4 (2.23%) 4G
4 4 (2.23%) GSM
4 4 (2.23%) OpenFlow
5 1 (0.56%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (7.26%) Relational Database
2 10 (5.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.35%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (2.79%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.68%) MySQL
5 3 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 2 (1.12%) Big Data
6 2 (1.12%) SQLite
7 1 (0.56%) Apache Hive
7 1 (0.56%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.56%) HBase
7 1 (0.56%) Impala
7 1 (0.56%) KDB
7 1 (0.56%) Kdb+
7 1 (0.56%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 13 (7.26%) Visual Studio
2 5 (2.79%) Git (software)
2 5 (2.79%) Jenkins
2 5 (2.79%) JIRA
2 5 (2.79%) LabVIEW
2 5 (2.79%) Subversion
3 2 (1.12%) Clang
3 2 (1.12%) CMake
3 2 (1.12%) GCC
3 2 (1.12%) InstallShield
3 2 (1.12%) JUnit
3 2 (1.12%) MSTest
3 2 (1.12%) NUnit
4 1 (0.56%) GDB
General
1 63 (35.20%) Finance
2 33 (18.44%) Banking
3 30 (16.76%) Front Office
4 25 (13.97%) Telecoms
5 24 (13.41%) Investment Banking
6 10 (5.59%) Games
7 6 (3.35%) Advertising
8 3 (1.68%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.68%) Automotive
9 2 (1.12%) Publishing
10 1 (0.56%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (12.29%) .NET
2 19 (10.61%) Middleware
3 18 (10.06%) HTML
4 17 (9.50%) CSS
5 15 (8.38%) STL
6 13 (7.26%) WCF
7 12 (6.70%) .NET Framework
8 7 (3.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 6 (3.35%) HTML5
9 6 (3.35%) MFC
10 5 (2.79%) POSIX
10 5 (2.79%) XML
11 4 (2.23%) ATL
11 4 (2.23%) Kafka
11 4 (2.23%) LAMP
11 4 (2.23%) SOAP
12 3 (1.68%) Apache Thrift
12 3 (1.68%) gRPC
12 3 (1.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 3 (1.68%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 32 (17.88%) Computer Science
2 18 (10.06%) Algorithms
3 17 (9.50%) Greenfield Project
4 16 (8.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 15 (8.38%) Equities
6 12 (6.70%) Data Structures
7 8 (4.47%) iPad
8 7 (3.91%) Derivative
8 7 (3.91%) Embedded Systems
9 5 (2.79%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.79%) N-Tier
10 4 (2.23%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (1.68%) Fintech
11 3 (1.68%) Hedge funds
12 2 (1.12%) Client/Server
12 2 (1.12%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.12%) Virtual Team
13 1 (0.56%) CUDA
13 1 (0.56%) Pricing Data
13 1 (0.56%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 80 (44.69%) Linux
2 46 (25.70%) Windows
3 29 (16.20%) Unix
4 5 (2.79%) Windows XP
5 4 (2.23%) Solaris
6 3 (1.68%) Embedded Linux
6 3 (1.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (35.20%) Software Engineering
2 52 (29.05%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (25.70%) Low Latency
4 44 (24.58%) Multithreading
5 41 (22.91%) OO
6 23 (12.85%) Test Automation
7 22 (12.29%) Electronic Trading
8 21 (11.73%) OOP
8 21 (11.73%) Scrum
8 21 (11.73%) SDLC
8 21 (11.73%) Unit Testing
9 19 (10.61%) Algorithmic Trading
10 18 (10.06%) Continuous Integration
11 17 (9.50%) E-Commerce
11 17 (9.50%) Mathematics
12 15 (8.38%) TDD
13 9 (5.03%) Mentoring
14 8 (4.47%) OOD
14 8 (4.47%) UML
15 6 (3.35%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 179 (100.00%) C++
2 55 (30.73%) C#
3 52 (29.05%) Java
4 47 (26.26%) C
5 34 (18.99%) Python
6 31 (17.32%) JavaScript
7 29 (16.20%) SQL
8 7 (3.91%) Perl
9 6 (3.35%) PHP
10 5 (2.79%) Shell Script
11 4 (2.23%) Assembly Language
11 4 (2.23%) Go
11 4 (2.23%) Ruby
12 3 (1.68%) Clojure
12 3 (1.68%) Embedded C
12 3 (1.68%) VC++
13 2 (1.12%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.12%) F#
13 2 (1.12%) VB.NET
13 2 (1.12%) VBA
Qualifications
1 54 (30.17%) Degree
2 8 (4.47%) Numerate Degree
3 7 (3.91%) Computer Science Degree
4 3 (1.68%) APMG
4 3 (1.68%) PMI Certification
4 3 (1.68%) PMP
5 2 (1.12%) PhD
5 2 (1.12%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.56%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.12%) ISO 9001
1 2 (1.12%) TickIT
2 1 (0.56%) QA
System Software
1 7 (3.91%) Docker
2 4 (2.23%) KVM
2 4 (2.23%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (2.23%) Ansible
1 4 (2.23%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (2.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (6.70%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.59%) Oracle
3 4 (2.23%) Red Hat
3 4 (2.23%) VMware
4 3 (1.68%) Solace
4 3 (1.68%) Sybase
5 2 (1.12%) Intel
5 2 (1.12%) TIBCO
6 1 (0.56%) Cloudera
6 1 (0.56%) Perforce
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