The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Canary Wharf region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 16 5 24
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +19
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2 72 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.17% 24.00% 8.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 35.12% 15.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2 70 26
Average salary £50,000 £90,000 £100,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-44.44% -10.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Canary Wharf region.

Programming Languages Category
Canary Wharf
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
26 205 221
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 28.26% 68.33% 57.25%
Number of salaries quoted 22 198 184
Average salary £60,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.41% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,500 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Canary Wharf region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Canary Wharf

C++
Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Canary Wharf region.

C++ Salary Trend in Canary Wharf

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 7 (46.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 7 (46.67%) Java
3 6 (40.00%) C#
3 6 (40.00%) .NET
3 6 (40.00%) UNIX
3 6 (40.00%) Derivative
4 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
5 4 (26.67%) Low Latency
5 4 (26.67%) Equities
5 4 (26.67%) Front Office
6 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (20.00%) TDD
6 3 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
6 3 (20.00%) C
6 3 (20.00%) OO
6 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
7 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
7 2 (13.33%) Oracle
7 2 (13.33%) Banking
8 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
8 1 (6.67%) Games
8 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
8 1 (6.67%) Degree
8 1 (6.67%) Robotics
8 1 (6.67%) STL
8 1 (6.67%) Windows
8 1 (6.67%) Linux
8 1 (6.67%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 2014, IT jobs across the Canary Wharf region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (6.67%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (6.67%) GDB
General
1 8 (53.33%) Finance
2 4 (26.67%) Front Office
3 2 (13.33%) Banking
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms
4 1 (6.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 10 (66.67%) Developer
2 7 (46.67%) C++ Developer
2 7 (46.67%) Team Leader
3 4 (26.67%) C++ Team Leader
4 3 (20.00%) Java Developer
4 3 (20.00%) Lead Developer
4 3 (20.00%) C Developer
4 3 (20.00%) .NET Team Leader
5 2 (13.33%) Junior C++ Developer
5 2 (13.33%) Junior
5 2 (13.33%) Junior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Quantitative Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (6.67%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Developer
6 1 (6.67%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 1 (6.67%) Senior Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (40.00%) .NET
2 1 (6.67%) STL
2 1 (6.67%) Middleware
2 1 (6.67%) Pthreads
2 1 (6.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 7 (46.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 6 (40.00%) Derivative
3 4 (26.67%) Equities
4 3 (20.00%) Equity Derivative
5 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (6.67%) Fixed Income
6 1 (6.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 6 (40.00%) UNIX
2 1 (6.67%) Windows
2 1 (6.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (33.33%) Multithreading
2 4 (26.67%) Low Latency
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) TDD
3 3 (20.00%) OO
3 3 (20.00%) Mentoring
4 2 (13.33%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) Java
2 6 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (20.00%) C
4 1 (6.67%) Perl
4 1 (6.67%) VBA
4 1 (6.67%) Python
4 1 (6.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (6.67%) Degree
1 1 (6.67%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Oracle