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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 62 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 419 634 540
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.97% 5.11% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.87% 9.71% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 368 539 495
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £37,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
5326 6528 6367
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.49% 52.58% 54.08%
Number of salaries quoted 4681 5652 5653
Average salary £55,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.80% +1.90%
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 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 27 April 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 27 April 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++.

1 359 (46.62%) Finance
2 324 (42.08%) Java
3 293 (38.05%) Linux
4 263 (34.16%) C#
5 248 (32.21%) UNIX
6 191 (24.81%) SQL
7 187 (24.29%) Python
8 180 (23.38%) C
9 158 (20.52%) Multithreading
10 157 (20.39%) OO
11 156 (20.26%) Oracle
11 156 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
12 150 (19.48%) Degree
13 148 (19.22%) .NET
14 145 (18.83%) Banking
15 117 (15.19%) Computer Science
16 106 (13.77%) Low Latency
17 95 (12.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
18 91 (11.82%) Front Office
19 86 (11.17%) HTML
20 85 (11.04%) Investment Banking
21 84 (10.91%) Software Engineering
22 83 (10.78%) Perl
23 81 (10.52%) JavaScript
23 81 (10.52%) Analytics
23 81 (10.52%) Algorithms
24 80 (10.39%) Windows
25 75 (9.74%) PHP
26 74 (9.61%) Project Management
27 69 (8.96%) Data Structures

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 (1.95%) Apache
2 14 (1.82%) MQSeries
3 11 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 10 (1.30%) Tomcat
4 10 (1.30%) WebLogic
5 9 (1.17%) Node.js
6 7 (0.91%) SAS
7 5 (0.65%) JBoss
7 5 (0.65%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.52%) IIS
9 3 (0.39%) GemFire
10 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Spark
11 1 (0.13%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.13%) CMS
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.13%) IBM HTTP Server
Applications
1 8 (1.04%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.78%) Mathematica
3 2 (0.26%) SPSS
3 2 (0.26%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.13%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.13%) MS Office
4 1 (0.13%) Maya
4 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (0.78%) RMDS
2 5 (0.65%) Summit
2 5 (0.65%) ION MarketView
3 4 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
3 4 (0.52%) TIBCO iProcess
4 3 (0.39%) Dynamics CRM
5 2 (0.26%) Workday HCM
6 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
6 1 (0.13%) Temenos Globus
6 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 52 (6.75%) SaaS
2 12 (1.56%) IaaS
3 9 (1.17%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (1.04%) PaaS
5 6 (0.78%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.65%) Microsoft Azure
7 2 (0.26%) Google App Engine
7 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
7 2 (0.26%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 10 (1.30%) Internet
3 9 (1.17%) Bluetooth
3 9 (1.17%) HTTP
4 8 (1.04%) Wi-Fi
4 8 (1.04%) Wireless
5 5 (0.65%) tcpdump
6 4 (0.52%) Broadband
6 4 (0.52%) Firewall
7 3 (0.39%) FTP
7 3 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
7 3 (0.39%) DMZ
8 2 (0.26%) snoop
8 2 (0.26%) DNS
9 1 (0.13%) SSL
9 1 (0.13%) SNMP
9 1 (0.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 66 (8.57%) MySQL
2 55 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 33 (4.29%) Hadoop
4 30 (3.90%) Big Data
4 30 (3.90%) Relational Database
5 21 (2.73%) RDBMS
6 19 (2.47%) NoSQL
7 15 (1.95%) MongoDB
8 10 (1.30%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.17%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 9 (1.17%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
11 6 (0.78%) Oracle Database
11 6 (0.78%) HBase
11 6 (0.78%) Redis
11 6 (0.78%) Data Mining
11 6 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 6 (0.78%) Oracle Reports
12 4 (0.52%) KDB
13 3 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 26 (3.38%) Subversion
2 22 (2.86%) Git (software)
3 18 (2.34%) JIRA
4 15 (1.95%) Jenkins
5 14 (1.82%) Maven
5 14 (1.82%) Ant
6 9 (1.17%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.04%) TeamCity
7 8 (1.04%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.91%) Selenium
8 7 (0.91%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (0.78%) Mercurial
9 6 (0.78%) Gradle
10 5 (0.65%) Hudson
10 5 (0.65%) Rational Functional Tester
10 5 (0.65%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.52%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.52%) Grunt
12 3 (0.39%) NUnit
General
1 359 (46.62%) Finance
2 145 (18.83%) Banking
3 91 (11.82%) Front Office
4 85 (11.04%) Investment Banking
5 28 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 25 (3.25%) Games
7 15 (1.95%) Marketing
8 11 (1.43%) Back Office
8 11 (1.43%) Electronics
9 10 (1.30%) Retail
10 9 (1.17%) Legal
11 8 (1.04%) Publishing
12 7 (0.91%) Financial Institution
13 6 (0.78%) Wholesale Banking
14 4 (0.52%) Law
14 4 (0.52%) Advertising
15 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
16 2 (0.26%) Automotive
17 1 (0.13%) Military
17 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 434 (56.36%) Developer
2 199 (25.84%) C++ Developer
3 71 (9.22%) Software Developer
4 61 (7.92%) Analyst
5 59 (7.66%) Java Developer
6 50 (6.49%) Quantitative Developer
6 50 (6.49%) Senior Developer
7 38 (4.94%) Software Engineer
7 38 (4.94%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 37 (4.81%) Programmer
8 37 (4.81%) C# Developer
9 35 (4.55%) Consultant
10 30 (3.90%) Architect
10 30 (3.90%) Applications Support
11 29 (3.77%) Python Developer
12 28 (3.64%) Support Analyst
13 26 (3.38%) Applications Support Analyst
14 22 (2.86%) Oracle Consultant
15 21 (2.73%) Junior
16 19 (2.47%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 148 (19.22%) .NET
2 86 (11.17%) HTML
3 51 (6.62%) STL
4 36 (4.68%) J2EE
5 34 (4.42%) XML
6 25 (3.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 23 (2.99%) Web Services
8 22 (2.86%) Middleware
8 22 (2.86%) HTML5
8 22 (2.86%) .NET Framework
9 21 (2.73%) Spring
9 21 (2.73%) ASP.NET
10 19 (2.47%) WPF
11 18 (2.34%) WCF
12 16 (2.08%) Rendezvous
13 15 (1.95%) CSS
14 13 (1.69%) FIX Protocol
14 13 (1.69%) jQuery
14 13 (1.69%) TIBCO EMS
15 11 (1.43%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 117 (15.19%) Computer Science
2 95 (12.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 81 (10.52%) Algorithms
4 69 (8.96%) Data Structures
5 63 (8.18%) Analytical Skills
6 55 (7.14%) Mathematics
7 49 (6.36%) Fixed Income
8 45 (5.84%) Equities
9 43 (5.58%) Derivative
10 30 (3.90%) Grid Computing
10 30 (3.90%) Hedge funds
11 29 (3.77%) Credit Risk
12 22 (2.86%) CMDB
13 15 (1.95%) User Experience
14 13 (1.69%) Open Source
15 11 (1.43%) Physics
16 10 (1.30%) iPad
16 10 (1.30%) iPhone
16 10 (1.30%) Enterprise Software
17 9 (1.17%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 293 (38.05%) Linux
2 248 (32.21%) UNIX
3 80 (10.39%) Windows
4 45 (5.84%) Solaris
5 28 (3.64%) Apple iOS
6 26 (3.38%) Android
7 4 (0.52%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (0.52%) CoreOS
8 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.39%) Debian
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2008
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
10 1 (0.13%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 158 (20.52%) Multithreading
2 157 (20.39%) OO
3 156 (20.26%) Agile Software Development
4 106 (13.77%) Low Latency
5 84 (10.91%) Software Engineering
6 81 (10.52%) Analytics
7 74 (9.61%) Project Management
8 54 (7.01%) CRM
9 50 (6.49%) TDD
10 46 (5.97%) OOD
11 41 (5.32%) GAP Analysis
12 33 (4.29%) Mentoring
12 33 (4.29%) Unit Testing
13 32 (4.16%) Risk Management
14 31 (4.03%) MVC
14 31 (4.03%) Scrum
14 31 (4.03%) Coaching
15 27 (3.51%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 26 (3.38%) BDD
17 25 (3.25%) UML
Programming Languages
1 324 (42.08%) Java
2 263 (34.16%) C#
3 191 (24.81%) SQL
4 187 (24.29%) Python
5 180 (23.38%) C
6 83 (10.78%) Perl
7 81 (10.52%) JavaScript
8 75 (9.74%) PHP
9 39 (5.06%) Shell Script
10 35 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 33 (4.29%) VBA
12 28 (3.64%) R
13 21 (2.73%) Scala
13 21 (2.73%) MATLAB
14 19 (2.47%) Objective-C
15 16 (2.08%) T-SQL
16 13 (1.69%) PL/SQL
16 13 (1.69%) Ruby
17 11 (1.43%) VB
18 10 (1.30%) Lua
Qualifications
1 150 (19.48%) Degree
2 26 (3.38%) PhD
3 9 (1.17%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.65%) DV Cleared
5 3 (0.39%) SC Cleared
5 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.26%) MCP
6 2 (0.26%) ISEB
6 2 (0.26%) MCSA
6 2 (0.26%) MCTS
7 1 (0.13%) CISSP
7 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
7 1 (0.13%) OSCP
7 1 (0.13%) MCSE
7 1 (0.13%) CCNA
7 1 (0.13%) CISM
7 1 (0.13%) MBA
7 1 (0.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (3.51%) QA
2 16 (2.08%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.39%) Basel II
3 3 (0.39%) Basel III
3 3 (0.39%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.13%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.13%) COBIT
System Software
1 12 (1.56%) Firmware
2 4 (0.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (0.52%) VirtualBox
2 4 (0.52%) Docker
2 4 (0.52%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.39%) XenApp
4 2 (0.26%) HDFS
5 1 (0.13%) QEMU
5 1 (0.13%) KVM
Systems Management
1 8 (1.04%) Nagios
1 8 (1.04%) Opscode Chef
1 8 (1.04%) ITRS Geneos
1 8 (1.04%) Puppet
2 7 (0.91%) Ansible
3 5 (0.65%) ZABBIX
4 4 (0.52%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.52%) Vagrant
4 4 (0.52%) Salt
4 4 (0.52%) OPNET
5 3 (0.39%) Unicenter
5 3 (0.39%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.39%) logstash
6 2 (0.26%) WebSphere Cast Iron
7 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 156 (20.26%) Oracle
2 43 (5.58%) TIBCO
3 32 (4.16%) Microsoft
4 18 (2.34%) Sybase
5 12 (1.56%) IBM
6 9 (1.17%) Apple
6 9 (1.17%) Google
7 7 (0.91%) Facebook
7 7 (0.91%) VMware
8 6 (0.78%) Bloomberg
8 6 (0.78%) WorldPay
9 5 (0.65%) Solace
9 5 (0.65%) Reuters
9 5 (0.65%) ION Trading
9 5 (0.65%) Red Hat
10 4 (0.52%) Citrix
10 4 (0.52%) Misys
10 4 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
10 4 (0.52%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.52%) SaltStack
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + benfits + bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £28000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + bonus and other excellent benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 - 75000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Opus Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Bens + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £110000 - £125000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £85000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
Posted: 3 days ago