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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 52 31 28
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 545 773 876
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.57% 6.38% 6.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.76% 11.43% 12.10%
Number of salaries quoted 434 717 832
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
6223 6760 7239
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.23% 55.80% 55.39%
Number of salaries quoted 5390 6105 6747
Average salary £53,000 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.63% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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++.

1 672 (55.77%) Java
2 586 (48.63%) Finance
3 367 (30.46%) Degree
4 356 (29.54%) C#
5 341 (28.30%) SQL
6 336 (27.88%) Python
7 301 (24.98%) Linux
8 283 (23.49%) OO
9 275 (22.82%) Banking
10 264 (21.91%) C
11 258 (21.41%) UNIX
12 254 (21.08%) Oracle
13 236 (19.59%) Computer Science
14 232 (19.25%) .NET
15 208 (17.26%) SQL Server
16 203 (16.85%) Multithreading
17 182 (15.10%) Software Engineering
18 167 (13.86%) Investment Banking
19 165 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
20 160 (13.28%) JavaScript
21 155 (12.86%) Front Office
22 149 (12.37%) Windows
23 129 (10.71%) Analytics
24 128 (10.62%) HTML
25 125 (10.37%) Low Latency
26 117 (9.71%) Mathematics
27 103 (8.55%) TIBCO
28 98 (8.13%) TDD
29 96 (7.97%) Perl
30 95 (7.88%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 43 (3.57%) MQSeries
2 36 (2.99%) SAS
3 27 (2.24%) TIBCO EMS
4 23 (1.91%) WebLogic
5 20 (1.66%) Tomcat
6 16 (1.33%) Oracle Coherence
7 15 (1.24%) IIS
8 13 (1.08%) Apache Pig
9 10 (0.83%) SharePoint
10 9 (0.75%) SharePoint 2013
10 9 (0.75%) SharePoint 2010
11 7 (0.58%) Node.js
11 7 (0.58%) Apache
11 7 (0.58%) Oracle Workflow
12 5 (0.41%) IBM HTTP Server
12 5 (0.41%) Apache Solr
13 4 (0.33%) Tornado
14 2 (0.17%) Elasticsearch
14 2 (0.17%) Alfresco
14 2 (0.17%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 60 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 29 (2.41%) CPLEX
3 25 (2.07%) SPSS
4 16 (1.33%) XMetaL
5 12 (1.00%) MS Office
6 6 (0.50%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.41%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
8 4 (0.33%) Blender
8 4 (0.33%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.33%) InDesign
8 4 (0.33%) Acrobat
9 3 (0.25%) CINEMA 4D
10 2 (0.17%) Maya
10 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.083%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.083%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 17 (1.41%) BusinessWorks
1 17 (1.41%) TIBCO iProcess
2 8 (0.66%) Dynamics CRM
3 4 (0.33%) RMDS
4 1 (0.083%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 18 (1.49%) SaaS
2 8 (0.66%) GitHub
3 4 (0.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.25%) Rackspace Cloud
5 2 (0.17%) Force.com
6 1 (0.083%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 32 (2.66%) Internet
2 25 (2.07%) TCP/IP
3 21 (1.74%) GSM
4 19 (1.58%) Wireless
5 14 (1.16%) VLAN
5 14 (1.16%) RTP
6 12 (1.00%) HTTP
7 11 (0.91%) VoIP
8 10 (0.83%) SS7
8 10 (0.83%) TCAP
8 10 (0.83%) INAP
8 10 (0.83%) SIGTRAN
9 7 (0.58%) Firewall
9 7 (0.58%) Wireshark
9 7 (0.58%) WAN
9 7 (0.58%) LAN
9 7 (0.58%) VPN
10 6 (0.50%) SMS
11 4 (0.33%) LDAP
11 4 (0.33%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 208 (17.26%) SQL Server
2 95 (7.88%) Relational Database
3 69 (5.73%) Big Data
4 68 (5.64%) Hadoop
5 49 (4.07%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 45 (3.73%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 44 (3.65%) Data Mining
8 33 (2.74%) Data Warehouse
9 31 (2.57%) KDB
10 26 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 26 (2.16%) MySQL
11 24 (1.99%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.66%) NoSQL
13 19 (1.58%) Apache Hive
14 17 (1.41%) MarkLogic
14 17 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
15 13 (1.08%) RDBMS
16 11 (0.91%) HBase
16 11 (0.91%) QlikView
16 11 (0.91%) SQL Server Analysis Services
Development Applications
1 55 (4.56%) Visual Studio
2 51 (4.23%) Subversion
3 46 (3.82%) Git (software)
4 25 (2.07%) Maven
5 23 (1.91%) Xcode
5 23 (1.91%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 21 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
7 20 (1.66%) Eclipse
8 19 (1.58%) JIRA
9 15 (1.24%) JUnit
9 15 (1.24%) GCC
9 15 (1.24%) GDB
9 15 (1.24%) Robotium
10 14 (1.16%) Jenkins
11 10 (0.83%) Hudson
12 9 (0.75%) Mockito
12 9 (0.75%) Oracle Forms
12 9 (0.75%) Metasploit
13 8 (0.66%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.66%) Ant
General
1 586 (48.63%) Finance
2 275 (22.82%) Banking
3 167 (13.86%) Investment Banking
4 155 (12.86%) Front Office
5 93 (7.72%) Telecoms
6 56 (4.65%) Retail
7 34 (2.82%) Games
8 27 (2.24%) Back Office
9 21 (1.74%) Legal
10 20 (1.66%) Financial Institution
11 19 (1.58%) Law
12 18 (1.49%) Publishing
12 18 (1.49%) French Language
12 18 (1.49%) German Language
13 17 (1.41%) Multimedia
14 16 (1.33%) Advertising
15 7 (0.58%) Electronics
16 6 (0.50%) Music Industry
16 6 (0.50%) Marketing
17 2 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 735 (61.00%) Developer
2 229 (19.00%) C++ Developer
3 117 (9.71%) Java Developer
4 112 (9.29%) Senior Developer
5 74 (6.14%) Python Developer
6 70 (5.81%) Software Engineer
7 69 (5.73%) Analyst
8 58 (4.81%) Junior
8 58 (4.81%) C# Developer
9 56 (4.65%) .NET Developer
10 55 (4.56%) Consultant
11 53 (4.40%) Programmer
12 49 (4.07%) Software Developer
13 45 (3.73%) Junior Developer
14 43 (3.57%) Graduate
15 40 (3.32%) Architect
16 37 (3.07%) Data Scientist
17 34 (2.82%) C++ Software Engineer
17 34 (2.82%) Senior Java Developer
18 33 (2.74%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 232 (19.25%) .NET
2 128 (10.62%) HTML
3 80 (6.64%) STL
4 74 (6.14%) J2EE
5 71 (5.89%) XML
6 66 (5.48%) ASP.NET
7 60 (4.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 59 (4.90%) CSS
8 59 (4.90%) Middleware
9 53 (4.40%) WPF
10 45 (3.73%) HTML5
11 41 (3.40%) .NET Framework
12 40 (3.32%) WCF
13 38 (3.15%) Java EE
14 36 (2.99%) Spring
15 31 (2.57%) Web Services
16 29 (2.41%) XSLT
17 28 (2.32%) jQuery
18 27 (2.24%) LAMP
19 23 (1.91%) XML Schema
Miscellaneous
1 236 (19.59%) Computer Science
2 117 (9.71%) Mathematics
3 77 (6.39%) Open Source
4 72 (5.98%) Hedge funds
5 66 (5.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 58 (4.81%) Derivative
7 55 (4.56%) Fixed Income
8 49 (4.07%) Visualisation
9 48 (3.98%) Equities
10 44 (3.65%) Statistics
11 43 (3.57%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (2.90%) Economics
13 33 (2.74%) Applied Mathematics
13 33 (2.74%) Physics
14 32 (2.66%) Mobile App
15 27 (2.24%) Digital Media
16 25 (2.07%) CMDB
16 25 (2.07%) Neural Network
17 23 (1.91%) Kindle
18 20 (1.66%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 301 (24.98%) Linux
2 258 (21.41%) UNIX
3 149 (12.37%) Windows
4 66 (5.48%) Android
5 40 (3.32%) Apple iOS
6 36 (2.99%) Solaris
7 13 (1.08%) Windows Server 2008
8 12 (1.00%) Windows Server 2003
9 9 (0.75%) HPUX
10 7 (0.58%) Mac OS X
10 7 (0.58%) Windows 8
11 6 (0.50%) AIX
12 5 (0.41%) Windows XP
13 4 (0.33%) Windows 2000
13 4 (0.33%) Windows Mobile
13 4 (0.33%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
15 2 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 2 (0.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 283 (23.49%) OO
2 203 (16.85%) Multithreading
3 182 (15.10%) Software Engineering
4 165 (13.69%) Agile Software Development
5 129 (10.71%) Analytics
6 125 (10.37%) Low Latency
7 98 (8.13%) TDD
8 83 (6.89%) Project Management
9 82 (6.80%) Scrum
10 73 (6.06%) Risk Management
11 58 (4.81%) Data Modelling
12 56 (4.65%) OOD
13 54 (4.48%) Business Analysis
14 53 (4.40%) Business Intelligence
15 49 (4.07%) Data Analysis
16 46 (3.82%) OOP
17 45 (3.73%) Technical Architecture
17 45 (3.73%) Continuous Integration
18 44 (3.65%) Waterfall
19 42 (3.49%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 672 (55.77%) Java
2 356 (29.54%) C#
3 341 (28.30%) SQL
4 336 (27.88%) Python
5 264 (21.91%) C
6 160 (13.28%) JavaScript
7 96 (7.97%) Perl
8 95 (7.88%) Ruby
9 75 (6.22%) VBA
10 60 (4.98%) VB
11 48 (3.98%) PHP
12 43 (3.57%) MATLAB
13 42 (3.49%) R
14 41 (3.40%) Shell Script
15 33 (2.74%) PL/SQL
15 33 (2.74%) VB.NET
16 32 (2.66%) T-SQL
17 29 (2.41%) Bash Shell
18 25 (2.07%) VC++
19 23 (1.91%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 367 (30.46%) Degree
2 65 (5.39%) PhD
3 15 (1.24%) Microsoft Certification
4 10 (0.83%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.75%) CISSP
6 8 (0.66%) MCTS
7 7 (0.58%) GPEN
7 7 (0.58%) OSCP
7 7 (0.58%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.58%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.58%) CCNP
7 7 (0.58%) CCNA
7 7 (0.58%) RHCE
7 7 (0.58%) ITIL Certification
7 7 (0.58%) CISA
7 7 (0.58%) CISM
7 7 (0.58%) MCSE
7 7 (0.58%) GSEC
8 5 (0.41%) MBA
9 4 (0.33%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (6.14%) QA
2 25 (2.07%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.58%) SLA
4 6 (0.50%) Data Quality
5 3 (0.25%) EMIR
5 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
6 1 (0.083%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.083%) Basel III
System Software
1 7 (0.58%) Nmap
2 4 (0.33%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.33%) NFS
3 3 (0.25%) OpenSSH
4 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.083%) VMware ESX
5 1 (0.083%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 7 (0.58%) Puppet
1 7 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 6 (0.50%) OpenView
3 5 (0.41%) Control-M
3 5 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
4 4 (0.33%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.17%) OVSD
Vendors
1 254 (21.08%) Oracle
2 103 (8.55%) TIBCO
3 69 (5.73%) Microsoft
4 38 (3.15%) Sybase
5 36 (2.99%) JBoss
6 22 (1.83%) Business Objects
7 19 (1.58%) Bloomberg
7 19 (1.58%) Red Hat
7 19 (1.58%) Teradata
8 18 (1.49%) Google
8 18 (1.49%) HP
9 15 (1.24%) Adobe
9 15 (1.24%) IBM
10 11 (0.91%) Siebel
10 11 (0.91%) Tableau
11 10 (0.83%) ION Trading
11 10 (0.83%) Telerik
11 10 (0.83%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.83%) Informatica
12 9 (0.75%) Fidessa
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £28,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £60k (multiple roles) + equity + benefits
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Arrows Group
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £65000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Company Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £35-40,000 + Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
I.T. Skillfinder
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday