The median annual salary for a Senior C++ Software Engineer was £50,000 in advertised job vacancies during the 3 months to 24 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
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Senior Software Engineer - C++
UK
Rank 772 849 891
Rank change year-on-year +77 +42  
Permanent jobs requiring a Senior C++ Software Engineer 85 99 68
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.10% 0.096% 0.064%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.10% 0.100% 0.067%
Number of salaries quoted 67 87 61
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,900 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £71,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £47,500 £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. 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 81782 99209 102096
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 96.26% 96.37% 96.63%
Number of salaries quoted 67852 83080 83346
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
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

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

Job vacancy trend for Senior C++ Software Engineer in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for Senior C++ Software Engineer in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Senior C++ Software Engineer over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for Senior C++ Software Engineer in the UK

Senior C++ Software Engineer
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++ Software Engineer within the UK over the 3 months to 24 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
England +87 85 £50,000 - 16
South East +55 35 £55,000 +10.00% 8
London +54 19 £65,000 - 1
Hampshire +30 16 £55,000 +7.31% 5
North West -7 13 £37,500 +2.73% 2
Manchester -9 13 £37,500 +2.73% 2
Berkshire +37 12 £85,000 +70.00%
East of England +22 12 £45,000 - 3
Cambridgeshire +16 10 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Cambridge +8 10 £45,000 -18.18% 2
Southampton +15 9 £55,000 +10.00% 3
Bracknell - 9 £85,000 -
Fareham +10 6 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Burgess Hill - 6 £47,500 - 2
West Sussex - 6 £47,500 - 2
Dorset +30 4 £40,000 -5.88%
South West +13 4 £40,000 -20.79% 2
Bournemouth - 4 £40,000 -
Colchester - 2 - -
Wokingham - 2 £47,500 -
Leicestershire - 2 £43,750 -
East Midlands - 2 £43,750 -
Essex - 2 - -
City of London +51 1 £62,500 +25.00% 1
Surrey +39 1 £50,000 -8.25%
Croydon - 1 £50,000 -
Edgware - 1 £45,000 -
Fleet - 1 £45,000 -
Leicester - 1 £45,000 -
Loughborough - 1 £42,500 -

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 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 featuring Senior C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 184 (100.00%) C++
1 184 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 84 (45.65%) Windows
3 75 (40.76%) Multithreading
4 69 (37.50%) Linux
5 68 (36.96%) C#
6 66 (35.87%) C
7 64 (34.78%) Degree
8 50 (27.17%) Python
9 47 (25.54%) Mathematics
10 46 (25.00%) Visual Studio
11 44 (23.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 43 (23.37%) Computer Science
12 43 (23.37%) SQL
13 42 (22.83%) STL
13 42 (22.83%) OO
14 39 (21.20%) Microsoft
15 38 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
16 36 (19.57%) Java
17 33 (17.93%) TCP/IP
18 26 (14.13%) MFC
18 26 (14.13%) Games
19 25 (13.59%) Android
20 24 (13.04%) HTML
21 23 (12.50%) CSS
21 23 (12.50%) XML
22 22 (11.96%) JavaScript
22 22 (11.96%) Subversion
22 22 (11.96%) TDD
23 20 (10.87%) Android Development

Senior C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top Related 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 7 (3.80%) JBoss
1 7 (3.80%) Jetty
1 7 (3.80%) nginx
1 7 (3.80%) Tomcat
1 7 (3.80%) WebLogic
1 7 (3.80%) WebSphere
2 6 (3.26%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (1.09%) IIS
4 1 (0.54%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 2 (1.09%) MS Office
2 1 (0.54%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.54%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Sage 200
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.54%) Google Play
1 1 (0.54%) iTunes
1 1 (0.54%) Office 365
1 1 (0.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 33 (17.93%) TCP/IP
2 19 (10.33%) HTTP
3 15 (8.15%) 802.11
3 15 (8.15%) Bluetooth
3 15 (8.15%) Wireless
4 12 (6.52%) FTP
4 12 (6.52%) Kerberos
4 12 (6.52%) LDAP
5 9 (4.89%) GSM
6 8 (4.35%) 3G
6 8 (4.35%) 4G
6 8 (4.35%) OpenFlow
7 7 (3.80%) HTTPS
7 7 (3.80%) SNMP
8 6 (3.26%) Network Security
9 3 (1.63%) Internet
9 3 (1.63%) SMTP
10 1 (0.54%) Firewall
10 1 (0.54%) PBX
10 1 (0.54%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (7.61%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.80%) InterSystems Cache
2 7 (3.80%) MySQL
2 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database
2 7 (3.80%) Oracle Database 11g
2 7 (3.80%) PostgreSQL
2 7 (3.80%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.54%) MariaDB
3 1 (0.54%) MongoDB
3 1 (0.54%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 46 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 22 (11.96%) Subversion
3 19 (10.33%) Git (software)
4 13 (7.07%) Hudson
5 12 (6.52%) Eclipse
6 8 (4.35%) GDB
7 7 (3.80%) Ant
7 7 (3.80%) CppUnit
7 7 (3.80%) Jenkins
7 7 (3.80%) JUnit
7 7 (3.80%) Maven
7 7 (3.80%) Sonatype Nexus
7 7 (3.80%) Valgrind
7 7 (3.80%) XMLSpy
8 6 (3.26%) Bugzilla
8 6 (3.26%) CruiseControl
8 6 (3.26%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (1.63%) JIRA
9 3 (1.63%) NUnit
10 1 (0.54%) Mercurial
General
1 26 (14.13%) Games
2 18 (9.78%) Electronics
3 12 (6.52%) Finance
4 11 (5.98%) Telecoms
5 8 (4.35%) Banking
6 4 (2.17%) Multimedia
7 2 (1.09%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.54%) Automotive
8 1 (0.54%) Billing
8 1 (0.54%) Legal
8 1 (0.54%) Military
8 1 (0.54%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (23.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 42 (22.83%) STL
3 26 (14.13%) MFC
4 24 (13.04%) HTML
5 23 (12.50%) CSS
5 23 (12.50%) XML
6 19 (10.33%) DirectX
6 19 (10.33%) WPF
7 15 (8.15%) 802.1X
8 14 (7.61%) Web Services
9 13 (7.07%) SOAP
10 12 (6.52%) WCF
11 11 (5.98%) COM
11 11 (5.98%) OpenGL
12 9 (4.89%) .NET
13 8 (4.35%) JSON
14 7 (3.80%) Ajax
14 7 (3.80%) Java EE
14 7 (3.80%) JRules
14 7 (3.80%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 43 (23.37%) Computer Science
2 19 (10.33%) Embedded Systems
3 16 (8.70%) Algorithms
4 13 (7.07%) Linux Command Line
5 10 (5.43%) PMI
6 9 (4.89%) Animation
6 9 (4.89%) Client/Server
7 7 (3.80%) Enterprise Software
8 6 (3.26%) Analytical Skills
9 5 (2.72%) Data Structures
10 3 (1.63%) Contactless
11 1 (0.54%) CUDA
11 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.54%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 1 (0.54%) Fixed Income
11 1 (0.54%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 84 (45.65%) Windows
2 69 (37.50%) Linux
3 25 (13.59%) Android
4 15 (8.15%) Windows XP
5 3 (1.63%) Unix
6 2 (1.09%) Apple iOS
7 1 (0.54%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.54%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 10
7 1 (0.54%) Windows 7
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2008
7 1 (0.54%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 75 (40.76%) Multithreading
3 47 (25.54%) Mathematics
4 42 (22.83%) OO
5 38 (20.65%) Agile Software Development
6 22 (11.96%) TDD
7 20 (10.87%) Android Development
8 19 (10.33%) UML
9 17 (9.24%) Cross-Platform Development
9 17 (9.24%) SDLC
10 15 (8.15%) Multithreaded Programming
10 15 (8.15%) OOP
11 14 (7.61%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (6.52%) Microservices
12 12 (6.52%) OOD
12 12 (6.52%) Physics
13 11 (5.98%) Scrum
14 10 (5.43%) E-Commerce
14 10 (5.43%) Software Architecture
15 9 (4.89%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 184 (100.00%) C++
2 68 (36.96%) C#
3 66 (35.87%) C
4 50 (27.17%) Python
5 43 (23.37%) SQL
6 36 (19.57%) Java
7 22 (11.96%) JavaScript
8 16 (8.70%) Embedded C
8 16 (8.70%) Perl
9 10 (5.43%) Embedded C++
9 10 (5.43%) Shell Script
10 7 (3.80%) Go
10 7 (3.80%) Groovy
10 7 (3.80%) Ruby
10 7 (3.80%) Scala
11 4 (2.17%) Assembly Language
11 4 (2.17%) Delphi
12 1 (0.54%) VB
12 1 (0.54%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 64 (34.78%) Degree
2 10 (5.43%) PMI Certification
3 1 (0.54%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.54%) MISRA
1 1 (0.54%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (6.52%) NFS
2 8 (4.35%) KVM
2 8 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (2.17%) Firmware
4 1 (0.54%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 8 (4.35%) Ansible
1 8 (4.35%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (4.35%) Puppet
2 1 (0.54%) Symantec Endpoint Protection
2 1 (0.54%) Symantec Enterprise Vault
2 1 (0.54%) yum
Vendors
1 39 (21.20%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.70%) Dell
3 15 (8.15%) HP
4 8 (4.35%) Google
4 8 (4.35%) Oracle
4 8 (4.35%) VMware
5 7 (3.80%) Altova
5 7 (3.80%) ILOG
5 7 (3.80%) Splunk
6 2 (1.09%) Atlassian
7 1 (0.54%) Cisco
7 1 (0.54%) Perforce
7 1 (0.54%) Sage
7 1 (0.54%) SonicWALL
7 1 (0.54%) Symantec
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Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
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