The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the City of London region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 46 47 23
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 639 555 1078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.01% 4.65% 7.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.50% 8.54% 14.53%
Number of salaries quoted 541 509 1021
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £92,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
6723 6497 7421
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.73% 54.45% 53.19%
Number of salaries quoted 5803 5777 6947
Average salary £54,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £80,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C++
London

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 16 April 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 16 April 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++.

1 584 (47.40%) Java
2 576 (46.75%) Finance
3 394 (31.98%) C#
4 380 (30.84%) Degree
5 348 (28.25%) SQL
6 341 (27.68%) Linux
7 297 (24.11%) Python
8 284 (23.05%) Banking
9 281 (22.81%) UNIX
10 274 (22.24%) Computer Science
11 240 (19.48%) C
12 238 (19.32%) Software Engineering
13 225 (18.26%) Oracle
13 225 (18.26%) OO
14 216 (17.53%) .NET
15 205 (16.64%) Multithreading
16 204 (16.56%) Windows
17 190 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
18 174 (14.12%) JavaScript
19 162 (13.15%) SQL Server
19 162 (13.15%) Low Latency
20 160 (12.99%) Investment Banking
21 149 (12.09%) Mathematics
22 145 (11.77%) STL
23 143 (11.61%) Front Office
24 141 (11.44%) Perl
25 133 (10.80%) HTML
26 115 (9.33%) TIBCO
27 113 (9.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
28 104 (8.44%) Boost C++ Libraries

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

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 31 (2.52%) TIBCO EMS
2 27 (2.19%) WebLogic
3 24 (1.95%) MQSeries
4 13 (1.06%) Tomcat
4 13 (1.06%) Node.js
4 13 (1.06%) Tornado
5 11 (0.89%) SAS
6 10 (0.81%) Apache
7 7 (0.57%) IIS
7 7 (0.57%) Apache Solr
8 5 (0.41%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.24%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.16%) Elasticsearch
10 2 (0.16%) GemFire
10 2 (0.16%) Confluence
10 2 (0.16%) WordPress
10 2 (0.16%) IBM HTTP Server
10 2 (0.16%) Zope
10 2 (0.16%) Plone
Applications
1 51 (4.14%) MS Excel
2 8 (0.65%) MS Office
2 8 (0.65%) SPSS
3 6 (0.49%) CPLEX
4 5 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 5 (0.41%) XMetaL
5 4 (0.32%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.24%) Acrobat
6 3 (0.24%) MS Visio
7 2 (0.16%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.16%) Maya
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.16%) InDesign
7 2 (0.16%) Adobe After Effects
7 2 (0.16%) Blender
8 1 (0.081%) Houdini
8 1 (0.081%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.081%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.081%) Simulink
8 1 (0.081%) FrameMaker
Business Applications
1 20 (1.62%) BusinessWorks
1 20 (1.62%) TIBCO iProcess
2 2 (0.16%) RMDS
3 1 (0.081%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 8 (0.65%) GitHub
2 6 (0.49%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
3 5 (0.41%) SaaS
4 4 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.16%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.081%) CloudFront
6 1 (0.081%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.081%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (1.95%) Internet
2 21 (1.70%) TCP/IP
2 21 (1.70%) HTTP
3 8 (0.65%) VoIP
3 8 (0.65%) Wireless
4 6 (0.49%) Broadband
5 5 (0.41%) GSM
5 5 (0.41%) VPN
5 5 (0.41%) RTP
6 4 (0.32%) SSH
6 4 (0.32%) Network Security
6 4 (0.32%) DNS
6 4 (0.32%) SMS
6 4 (0.32%) Asterisk PBX
6 4 (0.32%) Multicast
7 3 (0.24%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.24%) FTP
7 3 (0.24%) VLAN
8 2 (0.16%) IP Telephony
8 2 (0.16%) MPLS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (13.15%) SQL Server
2 91 (7.39%) Relational Database
3 35 (2.84%) MySQL
4 32 (2.60%) Big Data
5 31 (2.52%) Hadoop
6 26 (2.11%) Data Mining
7 22 (1.79%) KDB
8 18 (1.46%) Oracle Database
9 16 (1.30%) Data Warehouse
10 14 (1.14%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (1.06%) MongoDB
12 11 (0.89%) SQL Server 2008
13 10 (0.81%) NoSQL
13 10 (0.81%) SQL Server 2012
14 9 (0.73%) Redis
14 9 (0.73%) DB2
14 9 (0.73%) RDBMS
15 8 (0.65%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 8 (0.65%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.57%) HBase
Development Applications
1 56 (4.55%) Subversion
1 56 (4.55%) Git (software)
2 39 (3.17%) Visual Studio
3 19 (1.54%) JUnit
4 18 (1.46%) Eclipse
4 18 (1.46%) Xcode
5 17 (1.38%) Jenkins
6 15 (1.22%) JIRA
7 14 (1.14%) Maven
7 14 (1.14%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (0.97%) Hudson
9 11 (0.89%) GCC
9 11 (0.89%) GDB
10 10 (0.81%) Mockito
11 9 (0.73%) TeamCity
11 9 (0.73%) NUnit
12 8 (0.65%) Ant
13 7 (0.57%) SpecFlow
14 6 (0.49%) Selenium
15 5 (0.41%) Mercurial
General
1 576 (46.75%) Finance
2 284 (23.05%) Banking
3 160 (12.99%) Investment Banking
4 143 (11.61%) Front Office
5 60 (4.87%) Games
6 44 (3.57%) Telecoms
7 30 (2.44%) Retail
8 27 (2.19%) Legal
9 22 (1.79%) Back Office
10 20 (1.62%) Financial Institution
10 20 (1.62%) Advertising
11 15 (1.22%) French Language
11 15 (1.22%) German Language
12 11 (0.89%) Marketing
13 10 (0.81%) Publishing
14 7 (0.57%) Law
15 6 (0.49%) Multimedia
16 5 (0.41%) Military
16 5 (0.41%) Electronics
17 3 (0.24%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 757 (61.44%) Developer
2 313 (25.41%) C++ Developer
3 114 (9.25%) Senior Developer
4 113 (9.17%) Software Engineer
5 111 (9.01%) C# Developer
6 101 (8.20%) Java Developer
7 79 (6.41%) Analyst
8 64 (5.19%) Software Developer
9 62 (5.03%) Python Developer
10 56 (4.55%) Junior
11 49 (3.98%) Consultant
12 45 (3.65%) C++/C# Developer
13 44 (3.57%) .NET Developer
14 42 (3.41%) Junior Developer
15 41 (3.33%) Architect
16 36 (2.92%) Graduate
16 36 (2.92%) Quantitative Developer
16 36 (2.92%) Senior Java Developer
17 33 (2.68%) Programmer
18 30 (2.44%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 216 (17.53%) .NET
2 145 (11.77%) STL
3 133 (10.80%) HTML
4 104 (8.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 83 (6.74%) HTML5
6 79 (6.41%) J2EE
7 71 (5.76%) WPF
8 70 (5.68%) XML
9 57 (4.63%) CSS
10 55 (4.46%) Web Services
11 46 (3.73%) WCF
12 43 (3.49%) Middleware
13 37 (3.00%) .NET Framework
14 35 (2.84%) ASP.NET
15 33 (2.68%) Spring
16 30 (2.44%) SOAP
17 29 (2.35%) WinForms
18 27 (2.19%) Flash
19 26 (2.11%) JSON
19 26 (2.11%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 274 (22.24%) Computer Science
2 149 (12.09%) Mathematics
3 113 (9.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 101 (8.20%) Derivative
5 79 (6.41%) Fixed Income
6 70 (5.68%) Hedge funds
7 60 (4.87%) Open Source
8 58 (4.71%) Equities
9 51 (4.14%) Enterprise Software
10 39 (3.17%) Physics
11 35 (2.84%) Statistics
11 35 (2.84%) Mobile App
12 24 (1.95%) Visualisation
13 20 (1.62%) Grid Computing
14 19 (1.54%) Kindle
15 18 (1.46%) CMDB
15 18 (1.46%) Equity Derivative
16 17 (1.38%) Blackberry
17 16 (1.30%) N-Tier
17 16 (1.30%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 341 (27.68%) Linux
2 281 (22.81%) UNIX
3 204 (16.56%) Windows
4 72 (5.84%) Android
5 57 (4.63%) Apple iOS
6 31 (2.52%) Solaris
7 14 (1.14%) Mac OS X
8 13 (1.06%) Windows 8
9 8 (0.65%) Windows Mobile
10 6 (0.49%) Windows Phone
11 5 (0.41%) HPUX
12 4 (0.32%) AIX
12 4 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 4 (0.32%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.24%) BlackBerry OS
13 3 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
13 3 (0.24%) Windows XP
14 2 (0.16%) Ubuntu
14 2 (0.16%) Windows Server 2003
14 2 (0.16%) Windows 2000
Processes & Methodologies
1 238 (19.32%) Software Engineering
2 225 (18.26%) OO
3 205 (16.64%) Multithreading
4 190 (15.42%) Agile Software Development
5 162 (13.15%) Low Latency
6 89 (7.22%) Scrum
7 88 (7.14%) Analytics
8 71 (5.76%) TDD
8 71 (5.76%) OOP
9 59 (4.79%) UML
9 59 (4.79%) OOD
10 55 (4.46%) Waterfall
11 50 (4.06%) Electronic Trading
11 50 (4.06%) Risk Management
12 48 (3.90%) Project Management
13 44 (3.57%) DSDM
14 43 (3.49%) RAD
14 43 (3.49%) RUP
15 42 (3.41%) Technical Architecture
16 39 (3.17%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 584 (47.40%) Java
2 394 (31.98%) C#
3 348 (28.25%) SQL
4 297 (24.11%) Python
5 240 (19.48%) C
6 174 (14.12%) JavaScript
7 141 (11.44%) Perl
8 56 (4.55%) Objective-C
9 55 (4.46%) Ruby
10 48 (3.90%) VBA
10 48 (3.90%) PHP
11 47 (3.81%) VC++
12 44 (3.57%) Shell Script
13 31 (2.52%) VB
14 28 (2.27%) MATLAB
15 26 (2.11%) Bash Shell
16 24 (1.95%) R
17 21 (1.70%) PL/SQL
18 17 (1.38%) ActionScript
19 16 (1.30%) TypeScript
Qualifications
1 380 (30.84%) Degree
2 53 (4.30%) PhD
3 12 (0.97%) Security Cleared
4 11 (0.89%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.49%) ISEB
6 4 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
7 3 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
7 3 (0.24%) Postgraduate
7 3 (0.24%) MCP
7 3 (0.24%) MCAD
7 3 (0.24%) MCSD
7 3 (0.24%) MCTS
8 2 (0.16%) CFA
8 2 (0.16%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.16%) MBA
8 2 (0.16%) CEH
8 2 (0.16%) HND
8 2 (0.16%) PMP
8 2 (0.16%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.081%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (7.39%) QA
2 24 (1.95%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.32%) Solvency II
3 4 (0.32%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.24%) SLA
5 2 (0.16%) EMIR
6 1 (0.081%) Dodd-Frank
System Software
1 4 (0.32%) Kamailio
1 4 (0.32%) OpenSIPS
2 3 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.24%) OpenSSH
2 3 (0.24%) NFS
2 3 (0.24%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.16%) SpamAssassin
4 1 (0.081%) VMware ESX
4 1 (0.081%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 8 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (0.32%) OpenView
3 3 (0.24%) Control-M
4 2 (0.16%) NetBackup
4 2 (0.16%) Puppet
5 1 (0.081%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.081%) SCCM
5 1 (0.081%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 225 (18.26%) Oracle
2 115 (9.33%) TIBCO
3 94 (7.63%) Microsoft
4 75 (6.09%) Sybase
5 32 (2.60%) JBoss
6 25 (2.03%) Google
7 18 (1.46%) Apple
8 16 (1.30%) Intel
9 14 (1.14%) ION Trading
10 13 (1.06%) Facebook
10 13 (1.06%) Adobe
11 11 (0.89%) Borland
12 10 (0.81%) IBM
13 9 (0.73%) Bloomberg
13 9 (0.73%) Business Objects
14 8 (0.65%) Reuters
14 8 (0.65%) Red Hat
15 7 (0.57%) HP
15 7 (0.57%) 29West
15 7 (0.57%) Telerik
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Royal Mail - AMS
Salary: Excellent Salary & Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
e-Recruiter
Salary: £25000 - £27000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + stock options + bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Competative Package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £54000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greythorn
Salary: £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £95k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £90000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Experis IT
Salary: £65000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago