The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 41 52 30
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 534 586 760
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.12% 4.73% 6.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.74% 9.07% 11.44%
Number of salaries quoted 462 459 704
Average salary £70,000 £63,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.23% +10.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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 City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
5485 6458 6644
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.64% 52.16% 55.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4805 5551 5987
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £54,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

C++
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

C++ Salary Trend in the City of London

C++
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the City of London region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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++.

1 466 (49.00%) Finance
2 465 (48.90%) Java
3 359 (37.75%) Linux
4 335 (35.23%) C#
5 274 (28.81%) Python
6 242 (25.45%) UNIX
6 242 (25.45%) Degree
7 232 (24.40%) C
8 231 (24.29%) SQL
9 196 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
10 195 (20.50%) .NET
11 188 (19.77%) Computer Science
12 186 (19.56%) Multithreading
13 174 (18.30%) Banking
14 173 (18.19%) OO
15 164 (17.25%) Windows
16 157 (16.51%) Software Engineering
17 154 (16.19%) Oracle
18 123 (12.93%) HTML
19 119 (12.51%) Front Office
20 118 (12.41%) JavaScript
21 117 (12.30%) Algorithms
22 108 (11.36%) Analytics
22 108 (11.36%) Low Latency
23 99 (10.41%) Project Management
24 93 (9.78%) Perl
25 88 (9.25%) Data Structures
26 82 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
27 80 (8.41%) PHP
28 79 (8.31%) STL

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Application Platforms
1 26 (2.73%) Apache
2 16 (1.68%) Tomcat
3 14 (1.47%) MQSeries
3 14 (1.47%) SAS
4 13 (1.37%) SharePoint
5 12 (1.26%) WebLogic
6 11 (1.16%) Node.js
7 9 (0.95%) IIS
8 7 (0.74%) WebSphere
8 7 (0.74%) Apache Spark
9 5 (0.53%) Apache Pig
9 5 (0.53%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.53%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.53%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (0.42%) Tuxedo
10 4 (0.42%) OpenStack
11 2 (0.21%) ArcGIS
11 2 (0.21%) CMS
11 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.21%) Oracle Coherence
Applications
1 24 (2.52%) MS Excel
2 21 (2.21%) MS Office
3 11 (1.16%) MS Project
3 11 (1.16%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.95%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.53%) Maya
7 4 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.42%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.32%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.21%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 8 (0.84%) MetaTrader
2 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
3 2 (0.21%) RMDS
4 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 1 (0.11%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 52 (5.47%) SaaS
2 10 (1.05%) Amazon AWS
3 9 (0.95%) IaaS
4 6 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 5 (0.53%) PaaS
5 5 (0.53%) GitHub
6 4 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
8 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.21%) HTTP
2 18 (1.89%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.26%) Internet
3 12 (1.26%) Multicast
4 10 (1.05%) Wireless
5 9 (0.95%) Broadband
6 8 (0.84%) Firewall
6 8 (0.84%) Bluetooth
7 7 (0.74%) Wi-Fi
8 5 (0.53%) SSL
9 3 (0.32%) DMZ
9 3 (0.32%) DNS
9 3 (0.32%) VoIP
9 3 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.32%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.21%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.21%) SMTP
10 2 (0.21%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.21%) VLAN
11 1 (0.11%) CTI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (6.83%) MySQL
2 62 (6.52%) SQL Server
3 54 (5.68%) Big Data
3 54 (5.68%) Relational Database
4 45 (4.73%) RDBMS
5 33 (3.47%) Hadoop
6 24 (2.52%) NoSQL
7 17 (1.79%) MongoDB
8 14 (1.47%) Redis
9 13 (1.37%) Apache Hive
10 12 (1.26%) PostgreSQL
11 11 (1.16%) DB2
12 9 (0.95%) HBase
13 6 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
13 6 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
14 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 4 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
15 4 (0.42%) Data Mining
15 4 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 29 (3.05%) Git (software)
1 29 (3.05%) Jenkins
2 24 (2.52%) Subversion
3 19 (2.00%) Visual Studio
4 18 (1.89%) JIRA
5 17 (1.79%) Maven
6 13 (1.37%) Team Foundation Server
7 11 (1.16%) TeamCity
8 10 (1.05%) Cucumber
8 10 (1.05%) Mercurial
8 10 (1.05%) Ant
9 8 (0.84%) Selenium
10 7 (0.74%) Rational Functional Tester
10 7 (0.74%) Eclipse
10 7 (0.74%) HP UFT
11 5 (0.53%) Gradle
12 4 (0.42%) Grunt
12 4 (0.42%) GDB
12 4 (0.42%) CMake
12 4 (0.42%) JUnit
General
1 466 (49.00%) Finance
2 174 (18.30%) Banking
3 119 (12.51%) Front Office
4 75 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 36 (3.79%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.05%) Legal
7 26 (2.73%) Games
8 21 (2.21%) Electronics
9 20 (2.10%) Financial Institution
9 20 (2.10%) Retail
10 17 (1.79%) Marketing
11 10 (1.05%) Wholesale Banking
12 8 (0.84%) Advertising
12 8 (0.84%) Back Office
13 7 (0.74%) Publishing
13 7 (0.74%) Multimedia
14 6 (0.63%) Law
15 2 (0.21%) Automotive
15 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
16 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 506 (53.21%) Developer
2 225 (23.66%) C++ Developer
3 88 (9.25%) Senior Developer
4 74 (7.78%) Java Developer
5 68 (7.15%) Software Engineer
5 68 (7.15%) Quantitative Developer
6 55 (5.78%) Software Developer
7 49 (5.15%) Analyst
8 48 (5.05%) Consultant
9 46 (4.84%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 44 (4.63%) Senior C++ Developer
11 43 (4.52%) Architect
12 37 (3.89%) Graduate
13 35 (3.68%) C# Developer
14 34 (3.58%) Programmer
15 33 (3.47%) Python Developer
16 26 (2.73%) Senior Manager
16 26 (2.73%) Applications Support
17 22 (2.31%) C++ Programmer
18 21 (2.21%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 195 (20.50%) .NET
2 123 (12.93%) HTML
3 79 (8.31%) STL
4 51 (5.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 49 (5.15%) XML
6 40 (4.21%) J2EE
7 35 (3.68%) Web Services
8 33 (3.47%) Middleware
9 31 (3.26%) Spring
10 27 (2.84%) CSS
11 25 (2.63%) .NET Framework
12 22 (2.31%) SOAP
13 20 (2.10%) jQuery
14 19 (2.00%) RESTful
14 19 (2.00%) HTML5
14 19 (2.00%) ASP.NET
15 18 (1.89%) Struts
15 18 (1.89%) FIX Protocol
16 17 (1.79%) WPF
17 16 (1.68%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 188 (19.77%) Computer Science
2 117 (12.30%) Algorithms
3 88 (9.25%) Data Structures
4 82 (8.62%) Analytical Skills
5 79 (8.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 77 (8.10%) Mathematics
7 69 (7.26%) Derivative
8 54 (5.68%) Equities
9 48 (5.05%) Hedge funds
10 33 (3.47%) Fixed Income
11 27 (2.84%) User Experience
12 20 (2.10%) Physics
13 19 (2.00%) Enterprise Software
14 18 (1.89%) Mobile App
14 18 (1.89%) Grid Computing
15 15 (1.58%) Statistics
16 13 (1.37%) Visualisation
16 13 (1.37%) Market Risk
17 12 (1.26%) Credit Risk
17 12 (1.26%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 359 (37.75%) Linux
2 242 (25.45%) UNIX
3 164 (17.25%) Windows
4 44 (4.63%) Android
5 31 (3.26%) Apple iOS
6 28 (2.94%) Solaris
7 6 (0.63%) Mac OS X
7 6 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.42%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.32%) Debian
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 196 (20.61%) Agile Software Development
2 186 (19.56%) Multithreading
3 173 (18.19%) OO
4 157 (16.51%) Software Engineering
5 108 (11.36%) Analytics
5 108 (11.36%) Low Latency
6 99 (10.41%) Project Management
7 60 (6.31%) TDD
8 58 (6.10%) CRM
9 57 (5.99%) SDLC
10 48 (5.05%) Risk Management
11 47 (4.94%) OOD
12 45 (4.73%) GAP Analysis
13 40 (4.21%) UML
13 40 (4.21%) Coaching
14 39 (4.10%) Mentoring
14 39 (4.10%) Algorithmic Trading
15 37 (3.89%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (3.89%) OOP
16 35 (3.68%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 465 (48.90%) Java
2 335 (35.23%) C#
3 274 (28.81%) Python
4 232 (24.40%) C
5 231 (24.29%) SQL
6 118 (12.41%) JavaScript
7 93 (9.78%) Perl
8 80 (8.41%) PHP
9 56 (5.89%) VBA
10 43 (4.52%) R
11 40 (4.21%) Bash Shell
12 34 (3.58%) Shell Script
13 31 (3.26%) Scala
14 30 (3.15%) Ruby
15 27 (2.84%) VB
16 25 (2.63%) MATLAB
17 20 (2.10%) Objective-C
18 16 (1.68%) Pascal
19 13 (1.37%) Embedded C
20 11 (1.16%) Lua
Qualifications
1 242 (25.45%) Degree
2 52 (5.47%) PhD
3 11 (1.16%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 5 (0.53%) SC Cleared
6 4 (0.42%) CSSLP
6 4 (0.42%) GWAPT
6 4 (0.42%) OSCP
7 3 (0.32%) GPEN
7 3 (0.32%) ISEB
7 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.21%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 2 (0.21%) MCP
8 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.21%) MCTS
8 2 (0.21%) MCSA
9 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.11%) CISSP
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
9 1 (0.11%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 32 (3.36%) QA
2 12 (1.26%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.42%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 4 (0.42%) HIPAA
4 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
5 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 14 (1.47%) Firmware
2 7 (0.74%) HDFS
3 4 (0.42%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.42%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.42%) Docker
4 3 (0.32%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 13 (1.37%) Puppet
2 12 (1.26%) Opscode Chef
3 10 (1.05%) Nagios
4 9 (0.95%) OPNET
4 9 (0.95%) Ansible
5 6 (0.63%) ITRS Geneos
5 6 (0.63%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.53%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.53%) logstash
6 5 (0.53%) Rundeck
7 4 (0.42%) Salt
7 4 (0.42%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.42%) AppDetective
7 4 (0.42%) Unicenter
7 4 (0.42%) Tivoli
8 3 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.11%) Icinga
9 1 (0.11%) Mesos
9 1 (0.11%) Netcool
9 1 (0.11%) Cacti
Vendors
1 154 (16.19%) Oracle
2 40 (4.21%) Microsoft
3 31 (3.26%) TIBCO
4 27 (2.84%) Sybase
5 20 (2.10%) IBM
6 8 (0.84%) WorldPay
7 7 (0.74%) VMware
7 7 (0.74%) Google
7 7 (0.74%) Facebook
7 7 (0.74%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.63%) Intel
9 5 (0.53%) Coverity
10 4 (0.42%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.42%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.42%) HP
10 4 (0.42%) Apple
10 4 (0.42%) Citrix
10 4 (0.42%) Perforce
10 4 (0.42%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.32%) Cisco
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £70,000 to £120,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Pension + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Pension and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Very lucrative bonus structure
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55k + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: To £50k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago