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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Programmer
Rank 315 314 321
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 3 7 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.026% 0.060% 0.15%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.028% 0.064% 0.16%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 15
Average salary £85,000 £80,000 £70,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £81,000 £56,500 £36,500
10% offered a salary of more than £89,000 £95,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
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
10663 10863 11830
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 92.88% 93.15% 93.91%
Number of salaries quoted 8999 9536 10851
Average salary £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.54% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 18 September 2014, 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 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 4 (66.67%) STL
2 4 (66.67%) Linux
3 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 3 (50.00%) C
3 3 (50.00%) Finance
3 3 (50.00%) Python
3 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 3 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (33.33%) Equities
4 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) Lua
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
5 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (16.67%) Derivative
5 1 (16.67%) Game Development
5 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
5 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
5 1 (16.67%) OOD
5 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
5 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
5 1 (16.67%) Games
5 1 (16.67%) C#
5 1 (16.67%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 18 September 2014, 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 1 (16.67%) Relational Database
General
1 4 (66.67%) Front Office
2 3 (50.00%) Finance
2 3 (50.00%) Banking
3 1 (16.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) STL
2 3 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 1 (16.67%) FIX Protocol
3 1 (16.67%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Equities
1 2 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (16.67%) Derivative
2 1 (16.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Linux
2 3 (50.00%) UNIX
3 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Low Latency
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 1 (16.67%) Algorithmic Trading
3 1 (16.67%) Game Development
3 1 (16.67%) Cash Management
3 1 (16.67%) OOD
3 1 (16.67%) OO
3 1 (16.67%) RAD
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (50.00%) C
2 3 (50.00%) Python
3 1 (16.67%) Lua
3 1 (16.67%) C#
3 1 (16.67%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (16.67%) Microsoft
1 1 (16.67%) Oracle
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday