The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Programmer
Rank 306 309 311
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.048% 0.039% 0.009%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.051% 0.041% 0.010%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £80,000 £67,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.51% +50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £32,500 £35,000 £36,500
% change year-on-year
-7.14% -4.10%
C++ Programmer
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
9709 9642 10177
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 93.32% 92.83% 93.68%
Number of salaries quoted 8327 8159 9135
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Programmer in the job title across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Programmer across the City of London region.

C++ Programmer Salary Trend in the City of London

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited C++ Programmer in their job title 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 with C++ Programmer in their job title.

1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 8 (47.06%) UNIX
2 8 (47.06%) Linux
3 7 (41.18%) Degree
4 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
4 6 (35.29%) Data Structures
4 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
4 6 (35.29%) Banking
5 5 (29.41%) STL
5 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
5 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
5 5 (29.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
6 4 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 3 (17.65%) Python
7 3 (17.65%) SQL
7 3 (17.65%) C
8 2 (11.76%) C#
8 2 (11.76%) Perl
8 2 (11.76%) OO
8 2 (11.76%) Equities
8 2 (11.76%) Front Office
8 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
8 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
8 2 (11.76%) Analytics
8 2 (11.76%) Qt
9 1 (5.88%) Derivative
9 1 (5.88%) Lua
9 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing

C++ Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited C++ Programmer in their job title 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 with C++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (11.76%) NoSQL
General
1 8 (47.06%) Finance
2 6 (35.29%) Banking
3 5 (29.41%) Investment Banking
4 2 (11.76%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (29.41%) STL
1 5 (29.41%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 2 (11.76%) Qt
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 6 (35.29%) Computer Science
1 6 (35.29%) Data Structures
1 6 (35.29%) Algorithms
2 4 (23.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (11.76%) Equities
4 1 (5.88%) Derivative
4 1 (5.88%) Management Information System
4 1 (5.88%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 8 (47.06%) UNIX
1 8 (47.06%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (29.41%) Multithreading
2 4 (23.53%) Low Latency
3 2 (11.76%) Analytics
3 2 (11.76%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) TDD
4 1 (5.88%) Asset Management
4 1 (5.88%) Software Engineering
4 1 (5.88%) Unit Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Risk Management
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 17 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (17.65%) C
2 3 (17.65%) SQL
2 3 (17.65%) Python
3 2 (11.76%) C#
3 2 (11.76%) Perl
4 1 (5.88%) Pascal
4 1 (5.88%) Lua
4 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 7 (41.18%) Degree
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago