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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 14 9 39
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +30
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 46 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 5.97% 15.23% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 21.30% 9.40%
Number of salaries quoted 4 44 12
Average salary £81,250 £100,000 £83,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +19.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £67,750 £80,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,750 £120,000 £100,000
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
18 216 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 26.87% 71.52% 44.88%
Number of salaries quoted 16 182 137
Average salary £62,500 £90,000 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £100,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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++
Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Canary Wharf region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Java
2 3 (42.86%) SQL
2 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
2 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (28.57%) Oracle
3 2 (28.57%) OO
3 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
4 1 (14.29%) Sybase
4 1 (14.29%) Web Services
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) XSL
4 1 (14.29%) Windows
4 1 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (14.29%) Postgraduate
4 1 (14.29%) Python
4 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
4 1 (14.29%) PhD
4 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
4 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
4 1 (14.29%) OOD
4 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
4 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
4 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
4 1 (14.29%) Legal
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management

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

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
1 1 (14.29%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (14.29%) ClearCase
1 1 (14.29%) CruiseControl
1 1 (14.29%) Subversion
1 1 (14.29%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (42.86%) Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Investment Banking
3 1 (14.29%) Legal
3 1 (14.29%) Games
3 1 (14.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 4 (57.14%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Senior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior C++ Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior iOS Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Statistician
3 1 (14.29%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) Web Services
1 1 (14.29%) XML
1 1 (14.29%) XSL
1 1 (14.29%) XML Schema
1 1 (14.29%) Cocoa
1 1 (14.29%) JSON
1 1 (14.29%) UIKit
1 1 (14.29%) Protocol Buffers
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (14.29%) Algorithms
2 1 (14.29%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (14.29%) Equities
2 1 (14.29%) Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Equity Derivative
2 1 (14.29%) Statistics
2 1 (14.29%) Robotics
2 1 (14.29%) Mathematics
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Equity Risk
2 1 (14.29%) Mobile App
2 1 (14.29%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 3 (42.86%) UNIX
2 1 (14.29%) Windows
2 1 (14.29%) Linux
2 1 (14.29%) Android
2 1 (14.29%) Apple iOS
2 1 (14.29%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (28.57%) OO
1 2 (28.57%) User Acceptance Testing
2 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
2 1 (14.29%) Memory Management
2 1 (14.29%) Regression Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) iOS Development
2 1 (14.29%) Market Making
2 1 (14.29%) Data Modelling
2 1 (14.29%) OOD
2 1 (14.29%) Risk Management
2 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (14.29%) Statistical Analysis
2 1 (14.29%) Cluster Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (42.86%) SQL
1 3 (42.86%) Java
2 1 (14.29%) Perl
2 1 (14.29%) Python
2 1 (14.29%) Objective-C
2 1 (14.29%) XPath
2 1 (14.29%) Scala
2 1 (14.29%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (14.29%) Postgraduate
1 1 (14.29%) PhD
1 1 (14.29%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Oracle
2 1 (14.29%) Sybase
2 1 (14.29%) Google