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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 21 24 11
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 8 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 4.41% 4.40% 18.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.64% 15.69% 26.09%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 28
Average salary £42,500 £85,000 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -5.55%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
44 51 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.35% 28.02% 70.99%
Number of salaries quoted 39 41 93
Average salary £57,500 £65,000 £85,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.53% -23.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £32,000 £52,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £100,000 £110,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 10 (83.33%) C#
2 9 (75.00%) WPF
3 7 (58.33%) Derivative
3 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
3 7 (58.33%) .NET
4 6 (50.00%) SQL
5 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
5 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (33.33%) MVC
6 4 (33.33%) SOA
6 4 (33.33%) Migration
6 4 (33.33%) Scrum
6 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
6 4 (33.33%) HTML
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle
6 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
6 4 (33.33%) CSS
6 4 (33.33%) SOAP
6 4 (33.33%) Web Services
6 4 (33.33%) XML
6 4 (33.33%) XSLT
6 4 (33.33%) Analytics
6 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
6 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (33.33%) CSS3
6 4 (33.33%) WCF
6 4 (33.33%) jQuery
6 4 (33.33%) Time Management

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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.

Cloud Services
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (33.33%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (8.33%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (33.33%) SQL Server
1 4 (33.33%) Oracle Database
General
1 3 (25.00%) Finance
2 2 (16.67%) Banking
2 2 (16.67%) Investment Banking
3 1 (8.33%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 12 (100.00%) Developer
2 6 (50.00%) C# Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C# .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 4 (33.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (16.67%) WPF Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Swing Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Senior Developer
5 1 (8.33%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (75.00%) WPF
2 7 (58.33%) .NET
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET
3 4 (33.33%) CSS
3 4 (33.33%) SOAP
3 4 (33.33%) Web Services
3 4 (33.33%) XML
3 4 (33.33%) XSLT
3 4 (33.33%) jQuery
3 4 (33.33%) RESTful
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET MVC
3 4 (33.33%) HTML5
3 4 (33.33%) CSS3
3 4 (33.33%) ASP.NET Web Forms
3 4 (33.33%) HTML
3 4 (33.33%) WCF
4 1 (8.33%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 7 (58.33%) Derivative
2 5 (41.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 4 (33.33%) Fixed Income
3 4 (33.33%) Visualisation
4 2 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (16.67%) Equity Derivative
4 2 (16.67%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 4 (33.33%) Android
1 4 (33.33%) Apple iOS
2 3 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (58.33%) Multithreading
2 5 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (33.33%) SOA
3 4 (33.33%) MVC
3 4 (33.33%) Migration
3 4 (33.33%) Scrum
3 4 (33.33%) Time Management
3 4 (33.33%) Test Automation
3 4 (33.33%) Analytics
4 2 (16.67%) OOD
4 2 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (16.67%) OO
5 1 (8.33%) E-Commerce
5 1 (8.33%) Risk Management
5 1 (8.33%) Web Development
5 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Performance Testing
5 1 (8.33%) Straight-Through Processing
Programming Languages
1 10 (83.33%) C#
2 6 (50.00%) SQL
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (41.67%) Microsoft
2 4 (33.33%) Oracle