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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 28 16 16
Rank change year-on-year
-12 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 25 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 3.31% 10.55% 13.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.17% 26.32% 18.99%
Number of salaries quoted 6 24 39
Average salary £56,250 £100,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-43.75% +37.93%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £80,000 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £58,750 £117,750 £102,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
59 95 237
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 32.60% 40.08% 73.37%
Number of salaries quoted 52 76 190
Average salary £60,000 £82,500 £80,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +3.12%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £50,000 £42,550
10% offered a salary of more than £77,100 £100,000 £120,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 April 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 6 (60.00%) Finance
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
1 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Derivative
3 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Linux
3 4 (40.00%) C#
3 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
4 3 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (30.00%) OO
4 3 (30.00%) .NET
4 3 (30.00%) UNIX
4 3 (30.00%) OOD
4 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (30.00%) Equity Derivative
4 3 (30.00%) WPF
4 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 2 (20.00%) CSS3
5 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
5 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
5 2 (20.00%) Android
5 2 (20.00%) RESTful
5 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
5 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
5 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
5 2 (20.00%) HTML5
5 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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.

Applications
1 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (40.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (20.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (20.00%) ClearCase
1 2 (20.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 6 (60.00%) Finance
2 5 (50.00%) Banking
3 4 (40.00%) Investment Banking
4 1 (10.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) Java Developer
2 2 (20.00%) .NET Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (20.00%) C# Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Java Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Java Swing Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Statistician
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (30.00%) .NET
1 3 (30.00%) WPF
2 2 (20.00%) jQuery
2 2 (20.00%) RESTful
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET MVC
2 2 (20.00%) HTML5
2 2 (20.00%) CSS3
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
2 2 (20.00%) ASP.NET
2 2 (20.00%) CSS
2 2 (20.00%) SOAP
2 2 (20.00%) Web Services
2 2 (20.00%) HTML
2 2 (20.00%) WCF
3 1 (10.00%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) Derivative
2 3 (30.00%) Equity Derivative
2 3 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (20.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (10.00%) Equities
4 1 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 1 (10.00%) Statistics
4 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
4 1 (10.00%) Equity Risk
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 3 (30.00%) UNIX
3 2 (20.00%) Android
3 2 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Multithreading
2 3 (30.00%) OO
2 3 (30.00%) OOD
2 3 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (20.00%) SOA
3 2 (20.00%) MVC
3 2 (20.00%) Risk Management
3 2 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
3 2 (20.00%) Scrum
3 2 (20.00%) Electronic Trading
4 1 (10.00%) Regression Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Straight-Through Processing
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Modelling
4 1 (10.00%) Market Making
4 1 (10.00%) E-Commerce
4 1 (10.00%) Statistical Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) Web Development
4 1 (10.00%) Cluster Analysis
4 1 (10.00%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) SQL
2 4 (40.00%) C#
3 3 (30.00%) Java
4 2 (20.00%) Perl
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Scala
5 1 (10.00%) R
Qualifications
1 1 (10.00%) Postgraduate
1 1 (10.00%) PhD
1 1 (10.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Sybase
2 1 (10.00%) Microsoft