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 29 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 54 49 44
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 437 648 605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.42% 5.07% 5.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.64% 9.56% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 384 525 547
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £91,750 £87,500 £82,500
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
5055 6777 6357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.18% 53.07% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 4469 5879 5622
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
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 29 May 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 29 May 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++.

1 385 (47.07%) Finance
2 376 (45.97%) Java
3 319 (39.00%) Linux
4 286 (34.96%) C#
5 233 (28.48%) UNIX
6 210 (25.67%) C
7 203 (24.82%) Python
8 192 (23.47%) SQL
9 184 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
10 183 (22.37%) Degree
11 172 (21.03%) Multithreading
12 163 (19.93%) OO
13 159 (19.44%) .NET
14 157 (19.19%) Oracle
15 150 (18.34%) Banking
16 139 (16.99%) Computer Science
17 107 (13.08%) HTML
18 106 (12.96%) Low Latency
19 105 (12.84%) Windows
20 104 (12.71%) Software Engineering
21 97 (11.86%) Front Office
22 96 (11.74%) Algorithms
23 93 (11.37%) JavaScript
24 88 (10.76%) Project Management
25 86 (10.51%) Perl
25 86 (10.51%) PHP
26 84 (10.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
27 81 (9.90%) Data Structures
27 81 (9.90%) Analytics
28 79 (9.66%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 29 May 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 15 (1.83%) Apache
2 14 (1.71%) SharePoint
3 13 (1.59%) MQSeries
4 9 (1.10%) Tomcat
5 8 (0.98%) SAS
6 7 (0.86%) WebLogic
6 7 (0.86%) Node.js
7 5 (0.61%) IIS
8 4 (0.49%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 3 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
9 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
9 3 (0.37%) GemFire
9 3 (0.37%) Apache Pig
10 2 (0.24%) JBoss
10 2 (0.24%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 12 (1.47%) MS Excel
2 9 (1.10%) MS Office
3 7 (0.86%) Mathematica
4 6 (0.73%) MS PowerPoint
4 6 (0.73%) MS Project
5 2 (0.24%) CPLEX
6 1 (0.12%) Maya
6 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (0.73%) RMDS
2 4 (0.49%) Summit
3 3 (0.37%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.24%) MetaTrader
5 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.12%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.12%) ION MarketView
5 1 (0.12%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 60 (7.33%) SaaS
2 12 (1.47%) IaaS
3 10 (1.22%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.98%) PaaS
5 6 (0.73%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.61%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.24%) GitHub
7 2 (0.24%) Sumo Logic
7 2 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.24%) Google App Engine
8 1 (0.12%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 23 (2.81%) TCP/IP
2 15 (1.83%) HTTP
3 12 (1.47%) Internet
4 10 (1.22%) Wireless
5 8 (0.98%) Bluetooth
6 7 (0.86%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (0.86%) Broadband
7 6 (0.73%) Multicast
8 4 (0.49%) Firewall
9 3 (0.37%) DMZ
9 3 (0.37%) VoIP
9 3 (0.37%) FTP
9 3 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
9 3 (0.37%) tcpdump
10 2 (0.24%) DNS
11 1 (0.12%) CTI
11 1 (0.12%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (9.05%) MySQL
2 53 (6.48%) SQL Server
3 46 (5.62%) Relational Database
4 38 (4.65%) RDBMS
5 36 (4.40%) Big Data
5 36 (4.40%) Hadoop
6 19 (2.32%) MongoDB
6 19 (2.32%) NoSQL
7 11 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
7 11 (1.34%) Redis
7 11 (1.34%) Apache Hive
8 10 (1.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 8 (0.98%) HBase
9 8 (0.98%) DB2
10 7 (0.86%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 6 (0.73%) Oracle Reports
12 5 (0.61%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (0.61%) KDB
12 5 (0.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 23 (2.81%) Git (software)
2 19 (2.32%) Subversion
3 16 (1.96%) Jenkins
3 16 (1.96%) JIRA
4 15 (1.83%) Maven
5 12 (1.47%) Ant
6 11 (1.34%) Visual Studio
7 10 (1.22%) Cucumber
7 10 (1.22%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (0.98%) Mercurial
9 7 (0.86%) Selenium
9 7 (0.86%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.61%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (0.61%) Rational Functional Tester
10 5 (0.61%) Gradle
11 4 (0.49%) CMake
11 4 (0.49%) Grunt
11 4 (0.49%) GDB
11 4 (0.49%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 3 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 385 (47.07%) Finance
2 150 (18.34%) Banking
3 97 (11.86%) Front Office
4 79 (9.66%) Investment Banking
5 32 (3.91%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.55%) Games
7 26 (3.18%) Legal
8 17 (2.08%) Marketing
9 14 (1.71%) Electronics
10 11 (1.34%) Back Office
11 10 (1.22%) Retail
12 9 (1.10%) Financial Institution
13 8 (0.98%) Publishing
14 7 (0.86%) Wholesale Banking
15 6 (0.73%) Law
16 4 (0.49%) Advertising
17 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
18 2 (0.24%) Automotive
19 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
19 1 (0.12%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 450 (55.01%) Developer
2 208 (25.43%) C++ Developer
3 66 (8.07%) Java Developer
4 63 (7.70%) Software Developer
5 59 (7.21%) Quantitative Developer
6 58 (7.09%) Senior Developer
7 53 (6.48%) Analyst
8 45 (5.50%) Software Engineer
9 43 (5.26%) Consultant
10 41 (5.01%) C++ Quantitative Developer
11 35 (4.28%) Programmer
12 31 (3.79%) Architect
13 28 (3.42%) Senior Manager
13 28 (3.42%) C# Developer
14 25 (3.06%) Python Developer
15 24 (2.93%) Graduate
15 24 (2.93%) Applications Support
16 22 (2.69%) Senior C++ Developer
16 22 (2.69%) Oracle Consultant
17 21 (2.57%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 159 (19.44%) .NET
2 107 (13.08%) HTML
3 66 (8.07%) STL
4 50 (6.11%) XML
5 37 (4.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 36 (4.40%) J2EE
7 28 (3.42%) Spring
8 25 (3.06%) Web Services
9 23 (2.81%) Middleware
10 21 (2.57%) ASP.NET
10 21 (2.57%) HTML5
11 19 (2.32%) SOAP
12 18 (2.20%) CSS
12 18 (2.20%) .NET Framework
13 14 (1.71%) WPF
13 14 (1.71%) Rendezvous
14 13 (1.59%) Struts
14 13 (1.59%) jQuery
15 12 (1.47%) FIX Protocol
15 12 (1.47%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 139 (16.99%) Computer Science
2 96 (11.74%) Algorithms
3 84 (10.27%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 81 (9.90%) Data Structures
5 77 (9.41%) Analytical Skills
6 69 (8.44%) Mathematics
7 52 (6.36%) Derivative
8 49 (5.99%) Equities
9 40 (4.89%) Fixed Income
10 39 (4.77%) Hedge funds
11 28 (3.42%) Credit Risk
12 24 (2.93%) Grid Computing
13 19 (2.32%) User Experience
14 18 (2.20%) Physics
15 16 (1.96%) Mobile App
15 16 (1.96%) CMDB
16 15 (1.83%) Enterprise Software
17 13 (1.59%) iPhone
17 13 (1.59%) iPad
18 12 (1.47%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 319 (39.00%) Linux
2 233 (28.48%) UNIX
3 105 (12.84%) Windows
4 36 (4.40%) Android
5 32 (3.91%) Solaris
5 32 (3.91%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.86%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.73%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.49%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.37%) Debian
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.37%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (22.49%) Agile Software Development
2 172 (21.03%) Multithreading
3 163 (19.93%) OO
4 106 (12.96%) Low Latency
5 104 (12.71%) Software Engineering
6 88 (10.76%) Project Management
7 81 (9.90%) Analytics
8 63 (7.70%) CRM
9 57 (6.97%) TDD
9 57 (6.97%) SDLC
10 50 (6.11%) GAP Analysis
11 47 (5.75%) OOD
12 40 (4.89%) Coaching
13 37 (4.52%) Mentoring
14 33 (4.03%) Risk Management
14 33 (4.03%) Unit Testing
15 32 (3.91%) MVC
15 32 (3.91%) UML
16 31 (3.79%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 30 (3.67%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 376 (45.97%) Java
2 286 (34.96%) C#
3 210 (25.67%) C
4 203 (24.82%) Python
5 192 (23.47%) SQL
6 93 (11.37%) JavaScript
7 86 (10.51%) Perl
7 86 (10.51%) PHP
8 42 (5.13%) Bash Shell
9 40 (4.89%) Shell Script
10 34 (4.16%) R
11 28 (3.42%) VBA
12 27 (3.30%) MATLAB
13 26 (3.18%) Scala
14 23 (2.81%) Objective-C
15 19 (2.32%) Ruby
16 18 (2.20%) VB
17 13 (1.59%) Lua
18 12 (1.47%) PL/SQL
19 11 (1.34%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 183 (22.37%) Degree
2 40 (4.89%) PhD
3 10 (1.22%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.86%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.49%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.24%) OSCP
7 2 (0.24%) MCTS
7 2 (0.24%) MCSA
7 2 (0.24%) MCP
8 1 (0.12%) CISM
8 1 (0.12%) MBA
8 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.12%) MCSE
8 1 (0.12%) ISEB
8 1 (0.12%) CISSP
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CCNA
8 1 (0.12%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (2.81%) QA
2 15 (1.83%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.24%) Solvency II
3 2 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.12%) Basel II
4 1 (0.12%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.12%) COBIT
4 1 (0.12%) Basel III
System Software
1 14 (1.71%) Firmware
2 4 (0.49%) Docker
2 4 (0.49%) HDFS
2 4 (0.49%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.49%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.37%) XenApp
4 1 (0.12%) QEMU
4 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (0.98%) ITRS Geneos
1 8 (0.98%) Nagios
2 7 (0.86%) OPNET
2 7 (0.86%) Puppet
2 7 (0.86%) Ansible
2 7 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (0.61%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.49%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.49%) Salt
5 3 (0.37%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.37%) Unicenter
5 3 (0.37%) logstash
5 3 (0.37%) Rundeck
6 1 (0.12%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.12%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 157 (19.19%) Oracle
2 33 (4.03%) TIBCO
3 32 (3.91%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.20%) Sybase
5 10 (1.22%) IBM
5 10 (1.22%) Apple
6 8 (0.98%) Google
6 8 (0.98%) Bloomberg
7 7 (0.86%) VMware
7 7 (0.86%) Facebook
8 6 (0.73%) WorldPay
9 5 (0.61%) Reuters
9 5 (0.61%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.61%) Solace
10 4 (0.49%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.49%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.49%) Citrix
11 3 (0.37%) Salesforce.com
11 3 (0.37%) IONA
11 3 (0.37%) SAP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Training
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits and relocation
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Reed Technology
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £30k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: Salary £40-45k DOE
Posted: 2 days ago