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 17 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 66 42 37
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 418 650 678
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.80% 5.45% 5.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.67% 9.93% 11.03%
Number of salaries quoted 386 568 637
Average salary £65,000 £61,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.55% +6.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
5447 6543 6146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.55% 54.87% 52.15%
Number of salaries quoted 4891 5722 5710
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 17 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in the City of London

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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++.

1 493 (52.28%) Finance
2 459 (48.67%) Java
3 310 (32.87%) C#
4 288 (30.54%) Python
5 287 (30.43%) Linux
6 275 (29.16%) SQL
7 260 (27.57%) UNIX
8 251 (26.62%) Degree
9 233 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
10 232 (24.60%) OO
11 216 (22.91%) C
12 215 (22.80%) Computer Science
13 202 (21.42%) Banking
14 181 (19.19%) .NET
15 171 (18.13%) Multithreading
16 155 (16.44%) Oracle
17 146 (15.48%) Front Office
18 138 (14.63%) Investment Banking
19 123 (13.04%) Low Latency
20 119 (12.62%) SQL Server
21 109 (11.56%) JavaScript
21 109 (11.56%) Software Engineering
22 107 (11.35%) Windows
23 106 (11.24%) Mathematics
24 98 (10.39%) Analytics
25 90 (9.54%) Algorithms
26 88 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
27 87 (9.23%) TDD
28 77 (8.17%) STL
29 72 (7.64%) HTML

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

For the 6 months to 17 December 2014, 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 25 (2.65%) SAS
2 23 (2.44%) MQSeries
3 14 (1.48%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.17%) Tomcat
4 11 (1.17%) Apache Pig
5 10 (1.06%) Node.js
5 10 (1.06%) JBoss
6 9 (0.95%) Oracle Coherence
7 8 (0.85%) TIBCO EMS
8 6 (0.64%) OpenStack
9 4 (0.42%) SharePoint
9 4 (0.42%) IIS
9 4 (0.42%) CMS
10 3 (0.32%) IBM HTTP Server
10 3 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2010
11 2 (0.21%) SharePoint 2013
11 2 (0.21%) GemFire
11 2 (0.21%) Apache
12 1 (0.11%) WebSphere
Applications
1 37 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.91%) SPSS
3 16 (1.70%) MS Office
4 15 (1.59%) CPLEX
5 5 (0.53%) XMetaL
6 3 (0.32%) LaTeX
7 2 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
8 1 (0.11%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.11%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.11%) Maya
8 1 (0.11%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 1 (0.11%) MS Project
8 1 (0.11%) MODO
8 1 (0.11%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 7 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.64%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (0.64%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.53%) RMDS
3 5 (0.53%) ION MarketView
4 3 (0.32%) Workday HCM
5 2 (0.21%) Sentinel
5 2 (0.21%) Summit
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.70%) SaaS
2 3 (0.32%) Force.com
3 2 (0.21%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 16 (1.70%) Internet
2 13 (1.38%) TCP/IP
3 8 (0.85%) Firewall
4 6 (0.64%) HTTP
5 4 (0.42%) tcpdump
5 4 (0.42%) GSM
5 4 (0.42%) VoIP
6 3 (0.32%) 3G
6 3 (0.32%) 4G
7 2 (0.21%) snoop
7 2 (0.21%) Multicast
7 2 (0.21%) FTP
7 2 (0.21%) RTP
7 2 (0.21%) SSH
8 1 (0.11%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.11%) DVB
8 1 (0.11%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.11%) Wireless
8 1 (0.11%) SSL
8 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 119 (12.62%) SQL Server
2 48 (5.09%) Big Data
3 46 (4.88%) Hadoop
4 43 (4.56%) Relational Database
5 27 (2.86%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 23 (2.44%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 20 (2.12%) NoSQL
8 18 (1.91%) Data Mining
9 17 (1.80%) RDBMS
10 14 (1.48%) MongoDB
11 13 (1.38%) Oracle Database
11 13 (1.38%) Apache Hive
12 10 (1.06%) MySQL
13 8 (0.85%) PostgreSQL
14 7 (0.74%) KDB
15 6 (0.64%) SQL Server 2008
15 6 (0.64%) Data Warehouse
15 6 (0.64%) QlikView
16 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 2005
16 5 (0.53%) SQL Server 7
Development Applications
1 26 (2.76%) Subversion
2 25 (2.65%) Git (software)
3 24 (2.55%) JIRA
4 22 (2.33%) Jenkins
5 21 (2.23%) Visual Studio
6 18 (1.91%) Maven
7 16 (1.70%) Ant
8 13 (1.38%) Eclipse
9 11 (1.17%) Hudson
10 8 (0.85%) GDB
10 8 (0.85%) GCC
10 8 (0.85%) ClearCase
10 8 (0.85%) Bugzilla
10 8 (0.85%) QuickTest Pro
11 7 (0.74%) Xcode
11 7 (0.74%) CruiseControl
11 7 (0.74%) Selenium
11 7 (0.74%) JUnit
11 7 (0.74%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 6 (0.64%) Gradle
General
1 493 (52.28%) Finance
2 202 (21.42%) Banking
3 146 (15.48%) Front Office
4 138 (14.63%) Investment Banking
5 37 (3.92%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.33%) Retail
7 20 (2.12%) Games
8 19 (2.01%) Law
9 12 (1.27%) Financial Institution
9 12 (1.27%) Back Office
9 12 (1.27%) Multimedia
10 10 (1.06%) Legal
11 8 (0.85%) Marketing
12 6 (0.64%) Publishing
13 5 (0.53%) Advertising
14 4 (0.42%) Electronics
15 2 (0.21%) German Language
15 2 (0.21%) Military
16 1 (0.11%) French Language
16 1 (0.11%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 596 (63.20%) Developer
2 257 (27.25%) C++ Developer
3 83 (8.80%) Java Developer
4 68 (7.21%) Python Developer
5 63 (6.68%) Analyst
6 61 (6.47%) Senior Developer
7 50 (5.30%) C# Developer
8 49 (5.20%) .NET Developer
8 49 (5.20%) Programmer
9 46 (4.88%) Software Engineer
9 46 (4.88%) Software Developer
10 34 (3.61%) Quantitative Developer
10 34 (3.61%) Architect
11 33 (3.50%) Front Office Developer
12 32 (3.39%) Junior
12 32 (3.39%) C# .NET Developer
13 30 (3.18%) Junior Developer
14 28 (2.97%) Consultant
15 26 (2.76%) Data Scientist
15 26 (2.76%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 181 (19.19%) .NET
2 77 (8.17%) STL
3 72 (7.64%) HTML
4 59 (6.26%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 52 (5.51%) J2EE
5 52 (5.51%) CSS
6 39 (4.14%) Spring
7 36 (3.82%) HTML5
8 33 (3.50%) Middleware
8 33 (3.50%) ASP.NET
9 32 (3.39%) XML
10 27 (2.86%) .NET Framework
11 24 (2.55%) jQuery
12 23 (2.44%) FIX Protocol
13 22 (2.33%) CSS3
14 21 (2.23%) WCF
14 21 (2.23%) WPF
15 20 (2.12%) Hibernate
16 16 (1.70%) Web Services
16 16 (1.70%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 215 (22.80%) Computer Science
2 106 (11.24%) Mathematics
3 90 (9.54%) Algorithms
4 88 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
5 65 (6.89%) Fixed Income
5 65 (6.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 57 (6.04%) Derivative
7 52 (5.51%) Hedge funds
8 47 (4.98%) Equities
9 44 (4.67%) Data Structures
10 36 (3.82%) Physics
11 35 (3.71%) Open Source
12 27 (2.86%) Statistics
13 22 (2.33%) Economics
14 21 (2.23%) Enterprise Software
15 20 (2.12%) Visualisation
16 19 (2.01%) Market Risk
17 17 (1.80%) Digital Media
18 16 (1.70%) Kindle
18 16 (1.70%) CMDB
Operating Systems
1 287 (30.43%) Linux
2 260 (27.57%) UNIX
3 107 (11.35%) Windows
4 57 (6.04%) Solaris
5 35 (3.71%) Android
6 30 (3.18%) Apple iOS
7 14 (1.48%) HPUX
8 8 (0.85%) Windows Server 2008
8 8 (0.85%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.42%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
11 2 (0.21%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.11%) Debian
12 1 (0.11%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.11%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 233 (24.71%) Agile Software Development
2 232 (24.60%) OO
3 171 (18.13%) Multithreading
4 123 (13.04%) Low Latency
5 109 (11.56%) Software Engineering
6 98 (10.39%) Analytics
7 87 (9.23%) TDD
8 63 (6.68%) OOD
9 58 (6.15%) Scrum
10 45 (4.77%) Risk Management
11 42 (4.45%) Project Management
12 36 (3.82%) Unit Testing
13 35 (3.71%) Continuous Integration
13 35 (3.71%) Electronic Trading
14 33 (3.50%) UML
15 32 (3.39%) TOGAF
16 31 (3.29%) Mentoring
17 30 (3.18%) RUP
18 29 (3.08%) Zachman Framework
18 29 (3.08%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 459 (48.67%) Java
2 310 (32.87%) C#
3 288 (30.54%) Python
4 275 (29.16%) SQL
5 216 (22.91%) C
6 109 (11.56%) JavaScript
7 72 (7.64%) Perl
8 60 (6.36%) Shell Script
9 54 (5.73%) VBA
10 39 (4.14%) VB
11 34 (3.61%) Ruby
12 31 (3.29%) R
13 28 (2.97%) MATLAB
14 23 (2.44%) T-SQL
15 21 (2.23%) PL/SQL
16 19 (2.01%) Bash Shell
16 19 (2.01%) PHP
17 18 (1.91%) VC++
18 14 (1.48%) Clojure
19 9 (0.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 251 (26.62%) Degree
2 38 (4.03%) PhD
3 6 (0.64%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.53%) ISEB
5 4 (0.42%) CISSP
5 4 (0.42%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.32%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.32%) ITIL Certification
6 3 (0.32%) Postgraduate
6 3 (0.32%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.32%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.21%) OSCP
7 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.21%) CCNA
7 2 (0.21%) MCSE
7 2 (0.21%) CISM
7 2 (0.21%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.21%) MCTS
8 1 (0.11%) GSEC
8 1 (0.11%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 53 (5.62%) QA
2 16 (1.70%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.32%) Basel III
4 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.21%) Basel II
5 1 (0.11%) COBIT
5 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.11%) Solvency II
System Software
1 7 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.32%) Firmware
3 1 (0.11%) Nmap
3 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.11%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 8 (0.85%) Puppet
2 7 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (0.42%) OpenView
3 4 (0.42%) OVSD
4 3 (0.32%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.21%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.11%) Nagios
6 1 (0.11%) logstash
6 1 (0.11%) Graphite
Vendors
1 155 (16.44%) Oracle
2 63 (6.68%) TIBCO
3 44 (4.67%) Microsoft
4 37 (3.92%) Sybase
5 19 (2.01%) Bloomberg
6 15 (1.59%) webMethods
6 15 (1.59%) Business Objects
7 11 (1.17%) Salesforce.com
8 10 (1.06%) HP
9 9 (0.95%) Google
9 9 (0.95%) IBM
10 7 (0.74%) VMware
10 7 (0.74%) Fidessa
11 6 (0.64%) Tableau
11 6 (0.64%) Informatica
11 6 (0.64%) ION Trading
11 6 (0.64%) Ab Initio
12 5 (0.53%) Teradata
12 5 (0.53%) Reuters
12 5 (0.53%) Siebel
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Marcus Donald People
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £75000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Tiro Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago