The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 248 314 290
Rank change year-on-year
+66 -24
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 11 4 31
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.16% 0.038% 0.30%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.17% 0.040% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 11 4 28
Average salary £75,000 £51,250 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.34% +28.12%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++ Software Engineer
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
6363 9927 9741
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 95.01% 95.42% 94.56%
Number of salaries quoted 5733 8625 8309
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
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++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in the City of London

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the City of London region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 22 (100.00%) C++
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (68.18%) Data Structures
3 13 (59.09%) Linux
4 10 (45.45%) Windows
5 9 (40.91%) Finance
6 8 (36.36%) Equities
6 8 (36.36%) Unix
6 8 (36.36%) OO
6 8 (36.36%) Python
6 8 (36.36%) Low Latency
6 8 (36.36%) Hedge funds
7 7 (31.82%) Investment Banking
7 7 (31.82%) Banking
8 3 (13.64%) C
8 3 (13.64%) Java
8 3 (13.64%) Qt
8 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
8 3 (13.64%) Degree
9 2 (9.09%) Android
9 2 (9.09%) Android Development
9 2 (9.09%) Firmware
10 1 (4.55%) Ruby
10 1 (4.55%) Marketing
10 1 (4.55%) Billing
10 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
10 1 (4.55%) Middleware
10 1 (4.55%) OOP
10 1 (4.55%) Electronics
10 1 (4.55%) SQL

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the City of London region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.55%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.55%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.55%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Jenkins
1 1 (4.55%) SonarQube
General
1 9 (40.91%) Finance
2 7 (31.82%) Banking
2 7 (31.82%) Investment Banking
3 1 (4.55%) Billing
3 1 (4.55%) Electronics
3 1 (4.55%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (13.64%) Qt
2 1 (4.55%) AngularJS
2 1 (4.55%) ELK Stack
2 1 (4.55%) MEAN Stack
2 1 (4.55%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 15 (68.18%) Data Structures
2 8 (36.36%) Equities
2 8 (36.36%) Hedge funds
3 3 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 1 (4.55%) Algorithms
4 1 (4.55%) Cryptography
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
4 1 (4.55%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 13 (59.09%) Linux
2 10 (45.45%) Windows
3 8 (36.36%) Unix
4 2 (9.09%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (36.36%) Low Latency
2 8 (36.36%) OO
3 2 (9.09%) Android Development
4 1 (4.55%) Capacity Planning
4 1 (4.55%) Data Protection
4 1 (4.55%) DevOps
4 1 (4.55%) High Availability
4 1 (4.55%) Multithreading
4 1 (4.55%) OOP
4 1 (4.55%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 22 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (36.36%) Python
3 3 (13.64%) C
3 3 (13.64%) Java
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded C
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded C++
4 1 (4.55%) Ruby
4 1 (4.55%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (13.64%) Degree
2 1 (4.55%) PhD
System Software
1 2 (9.09%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) logstash
1 1 (4.55%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (4.55%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.55%) Coverity
1 1 (4.55%) Splunk