The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Programmer was - in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 28 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++ Programmer
UK
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 926 949
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Programmer 0 9 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK - 0.009% 0.013%
As % of the Job Titles category - 0.009% 0.013%
Number of salaries quoted 0 9 13
Median salary - £45,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - -14.28%  
UK excluding London median salary - £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - -10.00%  

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 85316 94967 105722
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 95.94% 96.52% 96.57%
Number of salaries quoted 284135 352965 396755
Median salary £47,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.05% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,250 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £76,250 £72,500 £75,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

Senior C++ Programmer
Job Vacancy Trend

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

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

Senior C++ Programmer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior C++ Programmer in the UK

Senior C++ Programmer Skill Set
Top 26 Co-occurring IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, Senior C++ Programmer 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++ Programmer in the job title.

1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) C
3 3 (60.00%) Games
4 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
4 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
4 2 (40.00%) Publishing
5 1 (20.00%) Front Office
5 1 (20.00%) C#
5 1 (20.00%) Java
5 1 (20.00%) PHP
5 1 (20.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) Sybase
5 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
5 1 (20.00%) Linux
5 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
5 1 (20.00%) DirectX
5 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
5 1 (20.00%) Rendezvous
5 1 (20.00%) Middleware
5 1 (20.00%) Solace
5 1 (20.00%) Game Development
5 1 (20.00%) Structured Programming
5 1 (20.00%) GLSL
5 1 (20.00%) HLSL
5 1 (20.00%) Low Latency

Senior C++ Programmer 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:

General
1 3 (60.00%) Games
2 2 (40.00%) Publishing
3 1 (20.00%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
1 2 (40.00%) Unreal Engine
2 1 (20.00%) .NET
2 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 1 (20.00%) DirectX
2 1 (20.00%) Middleware
2 1 (20.00%) OpenGL
2 1 (20.00%) Rendezvous
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Technical Architecture
2 1 (20.00%) Game Development
2 1 (20.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (20.00%) Structured Programming
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (80.00%) C
3 1 (20.00%) C#
3 1 (20.00%) GLSL
3 1 (20.00%) HLSL
3 1 (20.00%) Java
3 1 (20.00%) PHP
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Solace
1 1 (20.00%) Sybase
1 1 (20.00%) TIBCO
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