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 17 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 54 34 29
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 525 704 839
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.63% 5.96% 6.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.87% 10.76% 11.96%
Number of salaries quoted 432 651 808
Average salary £60,000 £61,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.63% +1.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £87,250 £90,000 £85,000
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
5916 6544 7013
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.16% 55.42% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 5162 5884 6545
Average salary £54,500 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.90% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 17 September 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 17 September 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++.

1 644 (54.44%) Java
2 576 (48.69%) Finance
3 362 (30.60%) C#
4 358 (30.26%) Degree
5 346 (29.25%) SQL
6 340 (28.74%) Python
7 295 (24.94%) Linux
8 292 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
9 288 (24.34%) OO
10 265 (22.40%) C
11 257 (21.72%) UNIX
12 254 (21.47%) Banking
13 249 (21.05%) Computer Science
14 238 (20.12%) .NET
14 238 (20.12%) Oracle
15 203 (17.16%) Multithreading
16 190 (16.06%) SQL Server
17 173 (14.62%) Software Engineering
18 165 (13.95%) JavaScript
19 156 (13.19%) Front Office
19 156 (13.19%) Investment Banking
20 140 (11.83%) Windows
21 131 (11.07%) HTML
22 129 (10.90%) Low Latency
23 125 (10.57%) Analytics
24 120 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
25 116 (9.81%) Mathematics
26 102 (8.62%) TDD
27 90 (7.61%) Ruby
28 87 (7.35%) Relational Database

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

For the 6 months to 17 September 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 38 (3.21%) MQSeries
2 37 (3.13%) SAS
3 18 (1.52%) Tomcat
4 15 (1.27%) WebLogic
4 15 (1.27%) TIBCO EMS
5 14 (1.18%) Oracle Coherence
5 14 (1.18%) IIS
5 14 (1.18%) Apache Pig
6 10 (0.85%) Node.js
6 10 (0.85%) SharePoint
7 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2010
7 9 (0.76%) SharePoint 2013
8 7 (0.59%) Oracle Workflow
9 6 (0.51%) Apache
10 5 (0.42%) IBM HTTP Server
11 3 (0.25%) CMS
12 2 (0.17%) Tuxedo
12 2 (0.17%) BizTalk Server
13 1 (0.085%) FileNet
13 1 (0.085%) Documentum
Applications
1 61 (5.16%) MS Excel
2 28 (2.37%) CPLEX
3 24 (2.03%) SPSS
4 15 (1.27%) XMetaL
5 13 (1.10%) MS Office
6 6 (0.51%) Photoshop
7 5 (0.42%) Adobe After Effects
8 4 (0.34%) Adobe Illustrator
8 4 (0.34%) InDesign
8 4 (0.34%) MS PowerPoint
8 4 (0.34%) Acrobat
8 4 (0.34%) Blender
9 2 (0.17%) Maya
9 2 (0.17%) 3ds Max
9 2 (0.17%) CINEMA 4D
10 1 (0.085%) Spreadsheet
10 1 (0.085%) MS Project
10 1 (0.085%) MS Visio
10 1 (0.085%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 10 (0.85%) BusinessWorks
1 10 (0.85%) TIBCO iProcess
2 9 (0.76%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.42%) RMDS
4 2 (0.17%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.085%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 21 (1.78%) SaaS
2 6 (0.51%) GitHub
3 2 (0.17%) Force.com
3 2 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.085%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.085%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 28 (2.37%) Internet
2 21 (1.78%) TCP/IP
3 19 (1.61%) GSM
4 16 (1.35%) Wireless
5 15 (1.27%) RTP
6 13 (1.10%) VLAN
7 10 (0.85%) SIGTRAN
7 10 (0.85%) HTTP
7 10 (0.85%) SS7
7 10 (0.85%) TCAP
7 10 (0.85%) INAP
8 9 (0.76%) Firewall
8 9 (0.76%) VoIP
9 6 (0.51%) WAN
9 6 (0.51%) LAN
9 6 (0.51%) SMS
9 6 (0.51%) VPN
9 6 (0.51%) Wireshark
10 3 (0.25%) IP Telephony
10 3 (0.25%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 190 (16.06%) SQL Server
2 87 (7.35%) Relational Database
3 73 (6.17%) Hadoop
3 73 (6.17%) Big Data
4 48 (4.06%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 43 (3.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 39 (3.30%) Data Mining
7 33 (2.79%) Data Warehouse
8 27 (2.28%) KDB
9 25 (2.11%) MongoDB
10 23 (1.94%) MySQL
11 22 (1.86%) Oracle Database
12 20 (1.69%) NoSQL
13 19 (1.61%) Apache Hive
14 17 (1.44%) PostgreSQL
15 15 (1.27%) MarkLogic
16 14 (1.18%) RDBMS
17 13 (1.10%) QlikView
18 11 (0.93%) SQL Server Analysis Services
19 10 (0.85%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 49 (4.14%) Visual Studio
2 39 (3.30%) Git (software)
3 38 (3.21%) Subversion
4 23 (1.94%) Maven
4 23 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
5 21 (1.78%) Eclipse
6 19 (1.61%) Xcode
6 19 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (1.52%) Jenkins
8 16 (1.35%) JIRA
9 14 (1.18%) GCC
9 14 (1.18%) GDB
9 14 (1.18%) Robotium
10 11 (0.93%) Hudson
11 10 (0.85%) JUnit
12 9 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
13 8 (0.68%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.68%) Metasploit
14 7 (0.59%) Ant
14 7 (0.59%) Bugzilla
General
1 576 (48.69%) Finance
2 254 (21.47%) Banking
3 156 (13.19%) Front Office
3 156 (13.19%) Investment Banking
4 84 (7.10%) Telecoms
5 46 (3.89%) Retail
6 33 (2.79%) Games
7 23 (1.94%) Back Office
8 20 (1.69%) Financial Institution
8 20 (1.69%) Legal
9 19 (1.61%) Law
10 17 (1.44%) Multimedia
11 16 (1.35%) Publishing
12 15 (1.27%) French Language
12 15 (1.27%) German Language
13 14 (1.18%) Advertising
14 8 (0.68%) Electronics
15 7 (0.59%) Marketing
16 6 (0.51%) Music Industry
17 2 (0.17%) Military
Job Titles
1 722 (61.03%) Developer
2 242 (20.46%) C++ Developer
3 104 (8.79%) Java Developer
4 98 (8.28%) Senior Developer
5 74 (6.26%) Python Developer
6 70 (5.92%) Analyst
7 66 (5.58%) Software Engineer
8 57 (4.82%) C# Developer
9 56 (4.73%) .NET Developer
10 52 (4.40%) Junior
10 52 (4.40%) Programmer
11 51 (4.31%) Consultant
12 45 (3.80%) Software Developer
13 42 (3.55%) Junior Developer
14 40 (3.38%) Architect
15 38 (3.21%) Graduate
15 38 (3.21%) Data Scientist
16 37 (3.13%) Applications Support
17 36 (3.04%) Front Office Developer
18 31 (2.62%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 238 (20.12%) .NET
2 131 (11.07%) HTML
3 85 (7.19%) STL
4 67 (5.66%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 65 (5.49%) XML
5 65 (5.49%) J2EE
5 65 (5.49%) ASP.NET
6 64 (5.41%) CSS
7 51 (4.31%) Middleware
8 50 (4.23%) HTML5
9 48 (4.06%) WPF
10 40 (3.38%) Spring
11 38 (3.21%) .NET Framework
11 38 (3.21%) WCF
12 32 (2.70%) Java EE
13 28 (2.37%) LAMP
13 28 (2.37%) Web Services
14 27 (2.28%) jQuery
15 26 (2.20%) XSLT
16 22 (1.86%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 249 (21.05%) Computer Science
2 120 (10.14%) Analytical Skills
3 116 (9.81%) Mathematics
4 73 (6.17%) Hedge funds
5 71 (6.00%) Open Source
6 62 (5.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 61 (5.16%) Derivative
8 53 (4.48%) Fixed Income
9 50 (4.23%) Equities
9 50 (4.23%) Visualisation
10 41 (3.47%) Statistics
11 37 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
12 35 (2.96%) Physics
13 34 (2.87%) Economics
14 32 (2.70%) Applied Mathematics
15 29 (2.45%) CMDB
16 27 (2.28%) Digital Media
17 25 (2.11%) Mobile App
18 24 (2.03%) Neural Network
19 23 (1.94%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 295 (24.94%) Linux
2 257 (21.72%) UNIX
3 140 (11.83%) Windows
4 55 (4.65%) Android
5 40 (3.38%) Solaris
6 35 (2.96%) Apple iOS
7 12 (1.01%) Windows Server 2003
7 12 (1.01%) Windows Server 2008
8 10 (0.85%) HPUX
9 6 (0.51%) Mac OS X
10 4 (0.34%) Windows 2000
10 4 (0.34%) Windows XP
10 4 (0.34%) AIX
10 4 (0.34%) Windows Server 2012
10 4 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Phone
11 3 (0.25%) Windows Mobile
11 3 (0.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 3 (0.25%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.17%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 292 (24.68%) Agile Software Development
2 288 (24.34%) OO
3 203 (17.16%) Multithreading
4 173 (14.62%) Software Engineering
5 129 (10.90%) Low Latency
6 125 (10.57%) Analytics
7 102 (8.62%) TDD
8 74 (6.26%) Scrum
8 74 (6.26%) Project Management
9 69 (5.83%) Risk Management
10 59 (4.99%) OOD
11 57 (4.82%) Data Modelling
12 55 (4.65%) Business Intelligence
13 51 (4.31%) Data Analysis
14 50 (4.23%) Business Analysis
15 47 (3.97%) Continuous Integration
16 46 (3.89%) Mentoring
17 41 (3.47%) Technical Architecture
17 41 (3.47%) OOP
18 40 (3.38%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 644 (54.44%) Java
2 362 (30.60%) C#
3 346 (29.25%) SQL
4 340 (28.74%) Python
5 265 (22.40%) C
6 165 (13.95%) JavaScript
7 90 (7.61%) Ruby
8 86 (7.27%) Perl
9 76 (6.42%) VBA
10 57 (4.82%) VB
11 47 (3.97%) Shell Script
12 45 (3.80%) PHP
13 43 (3.63%) R
14 42 (3.55%) MATLAB
15 33 (2.79%) T-SQL
15 33 (2.79%) VB.NET
16 29 (2.45%) PL/SQL
17 27 (2.28%) VC++
18 26 (2.20%) Bash Shell
19 20 (1.69%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 358 (30.26%) Degree
2 60 (5.07%) PhD
3 14 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
4 9 (0.76%) Security Cleared
5 8 (0.68%) MCTS
5 8 (0.68%) ITIL Certification
5 8 (0.68%) CISSP
6 6 (0.51%) Cisco Certification
6 6 (0.51%) CCNP
6 6 (0.51%) CCNA
6 6 (0.51%) RHCE
6 6 (0.51%) CISA
6 6 (0.51%) CISM
6 6 (0.51%) MCSE
6 6 (0.51%) GSEC
6 6 (0.51%) GPEN
6 6 (0.51%) OSCP
6 6 (0.51%) DV Cleared
7 5 (0.42%) MBA
8 4 (0.34%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 66 (5.58%) QA
2 20 (1.69%) ISO 9001
3 7 (0.59%) SLA
3 7 (0.59%) Data Quality
4 3 (0.25%) EMIR
4 3 (0.25%) Solvency II
5 1 (0.085%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.085%) Basel III
System Software
1 6 (0.51%) Nmap
1 6 (0.51%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.25%) OpenSSH
2 3 (0.25%) NFS
3 2 (0.17%) Active Directory
4 1 (0.085%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 8 (0.68%) Puppet
2 5 (0.42%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
2 5 (0.42%) OpenView
3 4 (0.34%) Control-M
4 3 (0.25%) NetBackup
5 2 (0.17%) OVSD
6 1 (0.085%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.085%) Nagios
6 1 (0.085%) logstash
Vendors
1 238 (20.12%) Oracle
2 81 (6.85%) TIBCO
3 65 (5.49%) Microsoft
4 36 (3.04%) Sybase
5 24 (2.03%) Business Objects
5 24 (2.03%) JBoss
6 21 (1.78%) Teradata
7 18 (1.52%) Bloomberg
8 17 (1.44%) Red Hat
9 16 (1.35%) HP
9 16 (1.35%) Google
10 14 (1.18%) Adobe
11 13 (1.10%) IBM
12 12 (1.01%) Siebel
12 12 (1.01%) Ab Initio
12 12 (1.01%) Tableau
13 11 (0.93%) Informatica
13 11 (0.93%) Salesforce.com
14 9 (0.76%) webMethods
14 9 (0.76%) Fidessa
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, healthcare, pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus + bens
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Industry leading Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £100k+ (multiple roles) + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £45000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday