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 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 21 5 25
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 61 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 2.38% 25.96% 8.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 35.88% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 3 58 31
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 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
39 170 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Canary Wharf 30.95% 72.34% 53.29%
Number of salaries quoted 32 159 183
Average salary £65,000 £85,000 £75,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £51,750 £47,500
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £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++
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 16 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Canary Wharf

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Canary Wharf

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 12 (54.55%) Java
2 11 (50.00%) Derivative
3 10 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (40.91%) Finance
5 8 (36.36%) Front Office
5 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (36.36%) C#
5 8 (36.36%) .NET
6 7 (31.82%) Equity Derivative
6 7 (31.82%) OO
6 7 (31.82%) TDD
7 6 (27.27%) UNIX
7 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
8 5 (22.73%) Equities
9 4 (18.18%) Banking
9 4 (18.18%) Low Latency
10 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
10 3 (13.64%) Degree
10 3 (13.64%) Scala
10 3 (13.64%) Linux
10 3 (13.64%) J2EE
10 3 (13.64%) C
11 2 (9.09%) Oracle
11 2 (9.09%) Windows
11 2 (9.09%) Python
11 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
12 1 (4.55%) Multicast
12 1 (4.55%) Pthreads
12 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries

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

For the 6 months to 16 September 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 (4.55%) Multicast
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) GDB
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 8 (36.36%) Front Office
3 4 (18.18%) Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
4 1 (4.55%) Games
4 1 (4.55%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (54.55%) Developer
2 11 (50.00%) Team Leader
3 8 (36.36%) C++ Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Java Developer
4 4 (18.18%) .NET Team Leader
4 4 (18.18%) C++ Team Leader
5 3 (13.64%) C Developer
5 3 (13.64%) Lead Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior
6 2 (9.09%) Junior Developer
6 2 (9.09%) Junior C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Quantitative Developer
7 1 (4.55%) C++ Quantitative Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Quantitative Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (4.55%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (4.55%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (36.36%) .NET
2 3 (13.64%) J2EE
3 1 (4.55%) Pthreads
3 1 (4.55%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (4.55%) Middleware
3 1 (4.55%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (50.00%) Derivative
2 10 (45.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 7 (31.82%) Equity Derivative
4 5 (22.73%) Equities
5 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (4.55%) Robotics
6 1 (4.55%) Computer Science
6 1 (4.55%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 6 (27.27%) UNIX
2 3 (13.64%) Linux
3 2 (9.09%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (36.36%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (31.82%) OO
2 7 (31.82%) TDD
3 6 (27.27%) Multithreading
4 4 (18.18%) Low Latency
5 3 (13.64%) Mentoring
6 2 (9.09%) User Acceptance Testing
7 1 (4.55%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) Java
2 8 (36.36%) C#
3 3 (13.64%) Scala
3 3 (13.64%) C
4 2 (9.09%) Python
5 1 (4.55%) Shell Script
5 1 (4.55%) Perl
5 1 (4.55%) VBA
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
Vendors
1 2 (9.09%) Oracle