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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Programmer
Rank 254 311 320
Rank change year-on-year
+57 +9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 4 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.060% 0.067% 0.038%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.063% 0.070% 0.040%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 4
Average salary £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.12% +10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £54,000 £51,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £80,000 £87,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £40,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +14.28%
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
6343 9933 9935
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.00% 95.43% 94.59%
Number of salaries quoted 5706 8620 8472
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Programmer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 9 February 2016.

C++ Programmer Salary Histogram in the City of London

C++ Programmer
Top 23 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 14 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) Unix
3 11 (78.57%) Linux
4 10 (71.43%) Python
4 10 (71.43%) Finance
5 9 (64.29%) Multithreading
6 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
6 6 (42.86%) Data Structures
6 6 (42.86%) Algorithms
7 4 (28.57%) Algorithmic Trading
7 4 (28.57%) Degree
7 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 3 (21.43%) Front Office
8 3 (21.43%) STL
8 3 (21.43%) C#
8 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
8 3 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
9 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
9 2 (14.29%) Windows
9 2 (14.29%) C
9 2 (14.29%) Equities

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

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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.

General
1 10 (71.43%) Finance
2 3 (21.43%) Front Office
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (21.43%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (42.86%) Algorithms
1 6 (42.86%) Data Structures
2 3 (21.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 2 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 2 (14.29%) Equities
3 2 (14.29%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 12 (85.71%) Unix
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
3 2 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (64.29%) Multithreading
2 4 (28.57%) Algorithmic Trading
2 4 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 3 (21.43%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 14 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (71.43%) Python
3 6 (42.86%) JavaScript
4 3 (21.43%) C#
5 2 (14.29%) C
Qualifications
1 4 (28.57%) Degree