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 30 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 67 48 49
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 394 558 501
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.77% 4.94% 4.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.53% 9.31% 8.31%
Number of salaries quoted 357 474 465
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £35,000 £35,400
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £95,000 £95,000
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
5233 5993 6027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 50.06% 53.04% 54.64%
Number of salaries quoted 4599 5159 5428
Average salary £55,000 £54,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.85% +2.85%
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 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 30 March 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 30 March 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++.

1 383 (49.36%) Finance
2 332 (42.78%) Java
3 272 (35.05%) Linux
4 269 (34.66%) C#
5 236 (30.41%) UNIX
6 204 (26.29%) SQL
7 188 (24.23%) Python
8 171 (22.04%) C
9 169 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
10 166 (21.39%) OO
11 157 (20.23%) Banking
12 152 (19.59%) Oracle
13 151 (19.46%) Multithreading
14 149 (19.20%) Degree
15 144 (18.56%) .NET
16 124 (15.98%) Computer Science
17 98 (12.63%) Low Latency
18 97 (12.50%) Investment Banking
19 96 (12.37%) Front Office
20 94 (12.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
21 82 (10.57%) JavaScript
22 81 (10.44%) Windows
23 78 (10.05%) Analytics
24 76 (9.79%) Algorithms
24 76 (9.79%) HTML
24 76 (9.79%) Software Engineering
25 70 (9.02%) Perl
26 69 (8.89%) SQL Server
27 65 (8.38%) Mathematics
28 62 (7.99%) Project Management

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

For the 6 months to 30 March 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 17 (2.19%) MQSeries
2 12 (1.55%) WebLogic
2 12 (1.55%) TIBCO EMS
3 11 (1.42%) Apache
4 10 (1.29%) Tomcat
5 9 (1.16%) SharePoint
5 9 (1.16%) SAS
6 7 (0.90%) JBoss
6 7 (0.90%) Node.js
7 5 (0.64%) OpenStack
8 4 (0.52%) GemFire
8 4 (0.52%) BizTalk Server
8 4 (0.52%) IIS
9 3 (0.39%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.26%) WebSphere
10 2 (0.26%) CMS
10 2 (0.26%) Apache Pig
11 1 (0.13%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.13%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.13%) Adobe CQ
Applications
1 9 (1.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (0.64%) MS Office
3 4 (0.52%) SPSS
3 4 (0.52%) Mathematica
4 3 (0.39%) LaTeX
4 3 (0.39%) CPLEX
5 2 (0.26%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 6 (0.77%) BusinessWorks
1 6 (0.77%) RMDS
1 6 (0.77%) TIBCO iProcess
1 6 (0.77%) ION MarketView
2 5 (0.64%) Dynamics CRM
2 5 (0.64%) Summit
3 2 (0.26%) Workday HCM
4 1 (0.13%) Temenos T24
4 1 (0.13%) Temenos Globus
4 1 (0.13%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 39 (5.03%) SaaS
2 7 (0.90%) PaaS
2 7 (0.90%) IaaS
3 4 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.26%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.13%) Google App Engine
5 1 (0.13%) Amazon AWS
5 1 (0.13%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 21 (2.71%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.16%) Internet
3 8 (1.03%) Bluetooth
4 7 (0.90%) HTTP
4 7 (0.90%) Wi-Fi
4 7 (0.90%) Wireless
5 5 (0.64%) tcpdump
5 5 (0.64%) Firewall
6 4 (0.52%) FTP
7 3 (0.39%) DMZ
7 3 (0.39%) Reverse Proxy
8 2 (0.26%) snoop
9 1 (0.13%) 4G
9 1 (0.13%) Multicast
9 1 (0.13%) Network Security
9 1 (0.13%) SSL
9 1 (0.13%) SNMP
9 1 (0.13%) Broadband
9 1 (0.13%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 69 (8.89%) SQL Server
2 43 (5.54%) MySQL
3 34 (4.38%) Hadoop
4 33 (4.25%) Big Data
5 25 (3.22%) Relational Database
6 20 (2.58%) NoSQL
7 17 (2.19%) RDBMS
8 13 (1.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 11 (1.42%) MongoDB
10 10 (1.29%) Oracle Database
11 9 (1.16%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 8 (1.03%) Data Mining
13 5 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
14 4 (0.52%) SQL Server 2008
14 4 (0.52%) Oracle Database 11g
14 4 (0.52%) HBase
14 4 (0.52%) Oracle Reports
15 3 (0.39%) Data Warehouse
15 3 (0.39%) DB2
Development Applications
1 31 (3.99%) Subversion
2 20 (2.58%) JIRA
3 17 (2.19%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.80%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.80%) Ant
5 11 (1.42%) Maven
6 9 (1.16%) Cucumber
7 8 (1.03%) Selenium
7 8 (1.03%) Visual Studio
8 7 (0.90%) TeamCity
8 7 (0.90%) Gradle
9 6 (0.77%) Hudson
9 6 (0.77%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (0.64%) Rational Functional Tester
10 5 (0.64%) QuickTest Pro
11 4 (0.52%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 4 (0.52%) ReSharper
12 3 (0.39%) NUnit
12 3 (0.39%) JUnit
12 3 (0.39%) Bugzilla
General
1 383 (49.36%) Finance
2 157 (20.23%) Banking
3 97 (12.50%) Investment Banking
4 96 (12.37%) Front Office
5 28 (3.61%) Telecoms
6 24 (3.09%) Games
7 13 (1.68%) Marketing
8 12 (1.55%) Back Office
9 10 (1.29%) Retail
10 9 (1.16%) Financial Institution
11 8 (1.03%) Electronics
12 7 (0.90%) Publishing
13 6 (0.77%) Legal
14 5 (0.64%) Law
14 5 (0.64%) Wholesale Banking
15 4 (0.52%) Advertising
16 3 (0.39%) Manufacturing
17 2 (0.26%) Military
18 1 (0.13%) Multimedia
18 1 (0.13%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 448 (57.73%) Developer
2 210 (27.06%) C++ Developer
3 68 (8.76%) Analyst
4 64 (8.25%) Software Developer
5 56 (7.22%) Java Developer
6 54 (6.96%) Senior Developer
6 54 (6.96%) Quantitative Developer
7 44 (5.67%) C# Developer
8 41 (5.28%) Programmer
8 41 (5.28%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 37 (4.77%) Software Engineer
9 37 (4.77%) Python Developer
10 34 (4.38%) Architect
11 33 (4.25%) Consultant
12 30 (3.87%) Applications Support
13 28 (3.61%) Support Analyst
14 26 (3.35%) Applications Support Analyst
14 26 (3.35%) .NET Developer
15 21 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
16 20 (2.58%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 144 (18.56%) .NET
2 76 (9.79%) HTML
3 48 (6.19%) STL
4 44 (5.67%) J2EE
5 36 (4.64%) XML
6 25 (3.22%) .NET Framework
7 24 (3.09%) HTML5
7 24 (3.09%) Middleware
8 23 (2.96%) ASP.NET
8 23 (2.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 22 (2.84%) WPF
9 22 (2.84%) Web Services
10 21 (2.71%) WCF
10 21 (2.71%) Spring
11 20 (2.58%) CSS
12 15 (1.93%) FIX Protocol
13 14 (1.80%) Rendezvous
14 12 (1.55%) Java EE
14 12 (1.55%) jQuery
15 10 (1.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 124 (15.98%) Computer Science
2 94 (12.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 76 (9.79%) Algorithms
4 65 (8.38%) Mathematics
5 61 (7.86%) Analytical Skills
5 61 (7.86%) Data Structures
6 59 (7.60%) Fixed Income
7 47 (6.06%) Derivative
8 43 (5.54%) Equities
9 38 (4.90%) Hedge funds
10 34 (4.38%) Credit Risk
11 27 (3.48%) Grid Computing
12 22 (2.84%) CMDB
13 17 (2.19%) Open Source
14 13 (1.68%) Enterprise Software
15 12 (1.55%) Physics
16 11 (1.42%) User Experience
17 10 (1.29%) Market Risk
18 9 (1.16%) iPhone
18 9 (1.16%) Smart Meter
Operating Systems
1 272 (35.05%) Linux
2 236 (30.41%) UNIX
3 81 (10.44%) Windows
4 46 (5.93%) Solaris
5 32 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 29 (3.74%) Android
7 5 (0.64%) HPUX
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
8 3 (0.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.39%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
8 3 (0.39%) Debian
9 2 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.26%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 169 (21.78%) Agile Software Development
2 166 (21.39%) OO
3 151 (19.46%) Multithreading
4 98 (12.63%) Low Latency
5 78 (10.05%) Analytics
6 76 (9.79%) Software Engineering
7 62 (7.99%) Project Management
8 50 (6.44%) TDD
9 46 (5.93%) OOD
10 44 (5.67%) Scrum
11 43 (5.54%) CRM
12 35 (4.51%) Risk Management
13 33 (4.25%) Unit Testing
14 31 (3.99%) UML
15 30 (3.87%) Mentoring
16 28 (3.61%) GAP Analysis
17 27 (3.48%) MVC
18 25 (3.22%) Continuous Integration
19 23 (2.96%) Monte Carlo Method
19 23 (2.96%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 332 (42.78%) Java
2 269 (34.66%) C#
3 204 (26.29%) SQL
4 188 (24.23%) Python
5 171 (22.04%) C
6 82 (10.57%) JavaScript
7 70 (9.02%) Perl
8 54 (6.96%) PHP
9 43 (5.54%) Shell Script
10 36 (4.64%) VBA
11 24 (3.09%) Bash Shell
11 24 (3.09%) R
12 18 (2.32%) Objective-C
13 16 (2.06%) VB
13 16 (2.06%) T-SQL
13 16 (2.06%) Scala
14 15 (1.93%) MATLAB
15 14 (1.80%) PL/SQL
16 9 (1.16%) Lua
17 8 (1.03%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 149 (19.20%) Degree
2 20 (2.58%) PhD
3 10 (1.29%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.64%) ISEB
4 5 (0.64%) DV Cleared
5 4 (0.52%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.26%) MCP
7 2 (0.26%) MCSA
7 2 (0.26%) MCTS
8 1 (0.13%) CISSP
8 1 (0.13%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.13%) OSCP
8 1 (0.13%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.13%) MCSE
8 1 (0.13%) CCNA
8 1 (0.13%) CISM
8 1 (0.13%) MBA
8 1 (0.13%) CEH
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (3.99%) QA
2 15 (1.93%) 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 11 (1.42%) Firmware
2 5 (0.64%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.39%) XenApp
4 1 (0.13%) QEMU
4 1 (0.13%) KVM
4 1 (0.13%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 7 (0.90%) Puppet
1 7 (0.90%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (0.90%) ITRS Geneos
2 5 (0.64%) Nagios
3 3 (0.39%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.26%) Unicenter
4 2 (0.26%) Tivoli
4 2 (0.26%) Ansible
4 2 (0.26%) logstash
5 1 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
5 1 (0.13%) OPNET
Vendors
1 152 (19.59%) Oracle
2 52 (6.70%) TIBCO
3 33 (4.25%) Microsoft
4 21 (2.71%) Sybase
5 10 (1.29%) IBM
6 9 (1.16%) Apple
7 6 (0.77%) ION Trading
8 5 (0.64%) Salesforce.com
8 5 (0.64%) webMethods
8 5 (0.64%) Reuters
8 5 (0.64%) Bloomberg
8 5 (0.64%) Citrix
8 5 (0.64%) Google
9 4 (0.52%) Tableau
9 4 (0.52%) Red Hat
9 4 (0.52%) Misys
9 4 (0.52%) VMware
10 3 (0.39%) IONA
10 3 (0.39%) Business Objects
10 3 (0.39%) SAP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum + benefits+bonus+package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £85 - £110 per annum + Bonus + Pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £25k to £33k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £160000 per annum + Bonus + share options
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 80k - 120k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Prospects
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £95000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harris Rubbert Associates
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago