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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 44 51 34
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 509 614 749
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.96% 4.87% 6.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.46% 9.26% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 443 494 682
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £35,300 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £97,500 £90,000 £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
5381 6630 6665
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.39% 52.64% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 4754 5752 5937
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 £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 7 July 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 7 July 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++.

1 451 (48.03%) Finance
2 443 (47.18%) Java
3 357 (38.02%) Linux
4 328 (34.93%) C#
5 249 (26.52%) UNIX
6 246 (26.20%) Python
7 236 (25.13%) SQL
8 231 (24.60%) C
9 227 (24.17%) Degree
10 199 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
11 187 (19.91%) .NET
12 184 (19.60%) Multithreading
13 177 (18.85%) OO
13 177 (18.85%) Banking
13 177 (18.85%) Computer Science
14 174 (18.53%) Oracle
15 152 (16.19%) Windows
16 140 (14.91%) Software Engineering
17 127 (13.53%) HTML
18 113 (12.03%) JavaScript
19 112 (11.93%) Front Office
20 109 (11.61%) Analytics
21 107 (11.40%) Low Latency
21 107 (11.40%) Algorithms
22 101 (10.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
23 100 (10.65%) Project Management
24 96 (10.22%) Perl
25 88 (9.37%) Data Structures
26 86 (9.16%) PHP
27 81 (8.63%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 24 (2.56%) Apache
2 14 (1.49%) Tomcat
2 14 (1.49%) MQSeries
3 13 (1.38%) SharePoint
4 11 (1.17%) WebLogic
4 11 (1.17%) Node.js
5 10 (1.06%) SAS
6 7 (0.75%) IIS
6 7 (0.75%) Apache Spark
7 6 (0.64%) Apache Pig
7 6 (0.64%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.43%) Tuxedo
8 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
9 3 (0.32%) WebSphere Application Server
9 3 (0.32%) GemFire
9 3 (0.32%) Oracle Coherence
10 2 (0.21%) JBoss
10 2 (0.21%) Lotus Domino
10 2 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
10 2 (0.21%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
Applications
1 21 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 18 (1.92%) MS Office
3 11 (1.17%) MS Project
3 11 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
4 8 (0.85%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.53%) Maya
7 4 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.43%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.32%) Fireworks
9 2 (0.21%) CPLEX
10 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (0.64%) MetaTrader
2 4 (0.43%) RMDS
3 3 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
4 2 (0.21%) Summit
5 1 (0.11%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
5 1 (0.11%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.11%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 60 (6.39%) SaaS
2 12 (1.28%) IaaS
3 9 (0.96%) Amazon AWS
4 8 (0.85%) PaaS
5 6 (0.64%) Google Cloud Platform
6 5 (0.53%) Microsoft Azure
6 5 (0.53%) GitHub
7 3 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.21%) Google App Engine
8 2 (0.21%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 19 (2.02%) HTTP
2 18 (1.92%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.28%) Internet
4 11 (1.17%) Wireless
4 11 (1.17%) Multicast
5 9 (0.96%) Bluetooth
5 9 (0.96%) Broadband
6 8 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
7 5 (0.53%) Firewall
8 3 (0.32%) FTP
8 3 (0.32%) DNS
8 3 (0.32%) SSL
8 3 (0.32%) DMZ
8 3 (0.32%) VoIP
8 3 (0.32%) tcpdump
8 3 (0.32%) Reverse Proxy
9 1 (0.11%) Cisco ASA
9 1 (0.11%) VLAN
9 1 (0.11%) Ethernet
9 1 (0.11%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (7.56%) MySQL
2 58 (6.18%) SQL Server
3 56 (5.96%) Relational Database
4 49 (5.22%) Big Data
5 46 (4.90%) RDBMS
6 36 (3.83%) Hadoop
7 24 (2.56%) NoSQL
8 18 (1.92%) MongoDB
9 13 (1.38%) Apache Hive
9 13 (1.38%) Redis
10 12 (1.28%) DB2
11 11 (1.17%) PostgreSQL
12 10 (1.06%) HBase
13 7 (0.75%) Apache Cassandra
14 6 (0.64%) Oracle Reports
15 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 5 (0.53%) SQL Server Integration Services
15 5 (0.53%) KDB
16 4 (0.43%) Data Mining
16 4 (0.43%) Impala
Development Applications
1 28 (2.98%) Subversion
2 27 (2.88%) Git (software)
3 23 (2.45%) Jenkins
4 18 (1.92%) Visual Studio
5 17 (1.81%) JIRA
6 16 (1.70%) Maven
7 12 (1.28%) TeamCity
7 12 (1.28%) Ant
8 11 (1.17%) Cucumber
9 10 (1.06%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (0.96%) Mercurial
11 8 (0.85%) Selenium
12 7 (0.75%) Rational Functional Tester
12 7 (0.75%) HP UFT
13 5 (0.53%) Gradle
14 4 (0.43%) Grunt
14 4 (0.43%) GDB
14 4 (0.43%) CMake
14 4 (0.43%) JUnit
14 4 (0.43%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 451 (48.03%) Finance
2 177 (18.85%) Banking
3 112 (11.93%) Front Office
4 76 (8.09%) Investment Banking
5 36 (3.83%) Telecoms
6 30 (3.19%) Legal
7 26 (2.77%) Games
8 21 (2.24%) Electronics
9 17 (1.81%) Financial Institution
9 17 (1.81%) Retail
9 17 (1.81%) Marketing
10 11 (1.17%) Wholesale Banking
10 11 (1.17%) Advertising
11 8 (0.85%) Back Office
12 7 (0.75%) Publishing
12 7 (0.75%) Multimedia
13 5 (0.53%) Law
14 2 (0.21%) Automotive
14 2 (0.21%) Manufacturing
15 1 (0.11%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 503 (53.57%) Developer
2 227 (24.17%) C++ Developer
3 77 (8.20%) Quantitative Developer
4 76 (8.09%) Senior Developer
5 72 (7.67%) Java Developer
6 65 (6.92%) Software Developer
7 59 (6.28%) Software Engineer
8 56 (5.96%) Analyst
8 56 (5.96%) C++ Quantitative Developer
9 48 (5.11%) Consultant
10 38 (4.05%) Architect
11 33 (3.51%) Graduate
11 33 (3.51%) Senior C++ Developer
12 32 (3.41%) C# Developer
13 31 (3.30%) Applications Support
13 31 (3.30%) Programmer
14 28 (2.98%) Senior Manager
14 28 (2.98%) Python Developer
15 24 (2.56%) Support Analyst
16 22 (2.34%) Oracle Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 187 (19.91%) .NET
2 127 (13.53%) HTML
3 71 (7.56%) STL
4 51 (5.43%) XML
5 43 (4.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 38 (4.05%) J2EE
7 34 (3.62%) Spring
8 31 (3.30%) Web Services
8 31 (3.30%) Middleware
9 26 (2.77%) CSS
10 23 (2.45%) .NET Framework
11 21 (2.24%) HTML5
11 21 (2.24%) ASP.NET
12 20 (2.13%) jQuery
13 19 (2.02%) SOAP
14 18 (1.92%) Struts
14 18 (1.92%) FIX Protocol
15 17 (1.81%) WPF
16 15 (1.60%) RESTful
16 15 (1.60%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 177 (18.85%) Computer Science
2 107 (11.40%) Algorithms
3 101 (10.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 88 (9.37%) Data Structures
5 81 (8.63%) Analytical Skills
6 76 (8.09%) Mathematics
7 65 (6.92%) Derivative
8 54 (5.75%) Equities
9 45 (4.79%) Hedge funds
10 35 (3.73%) Fixed Income
11 26 (2.77%) Credit Risk
12 25 (2.66%) User Experience
12 25 (2.66%) Grid Computing
13 23 (2.45%) Physics
14 18 (1.92%) Enterprise Software
15 16 (1.70%) Mobile App
15 16 (1.70%) CMDB
16 13 (1.38%) Visualisation
16 13 (1.38%) Statistics
17 12 (1.28%) Animation
Operating Systems
1 357 (38.02%) Linux
2 249 (26.52%) UNIX
3 152 (16.19%) Windows
4 39 (4.15%) Android
5 32 (3.41%) Solaris
5 32 (3.41%) Apple iOS
6 7 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (0.64%) Mac OS X
8 4 (0.43%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.43%) CoreOS
9 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
9 3 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
9 3 (0.32%) Debian
10 2 (0.21%) Windows Server 2012
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 199 (21.19%) Agile Software Development
2 184 (19.60%) Multithreading
3 177 (18.85%) OO
4 140 (14.91%) Software Engineering
5 109 (11.61%) Analytics
6 107 (11.40%) Low Latency
7 100 (10.65%) Project Management
8 62 (6.60%) CRM
9 60 (6.39%) TDD
10 55 (5.86%) SDLC
11 50 (5.32%) GAP Analysis
12 49 (5.22%) OOD
13 45 (4.79%) Mentoring
14 44 (4.69%) Coaching
15 40 (4.26%) Risk Management
16 38 (4.05%) MVC
17 37 (3.94%) UML
18 36 (3.83%) Algorithmic Trading
19 34 (3.62%) OOP
20 33 (3.51%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 443 (47.18%) Java
2 328 (34.93%) C#
3 246 (26.20%) Python
4 236 (25.13%) SQL
5 231 (24.60%) C
6 113 (12.03%) JavaScript
7 96 (10.22%) Perl
8 86 (9.16%) PHP
9 53 (5.64%) VBA
10 45 (4.79%) Bash Shell
11 39 (4.15%) R
12 34 (3.62%) Shell Script
13 28 (2.98%) Scala
14 27 (2.88%) Ruby
14 27 (2.88%) MATLAB
15 25 (2.66%) VB
16 23 (2.45%) Objective-C
17 16 (1.70%) Pascal
18 11 (1.17%) Lua
19 10 (1.06%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 227 (24.17%) Degree
2 49 (5.22%) PhD
3 12 (1.28%) Security Cleared
4 10 (1.06%) DV Cleared
5 6 (0.64%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.32%) ISEB
6 3 (0.32%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (0.32%) OSCP
7 2 (0.21%) CSSLP
7 2 (0.21%) GWAPT
7 2 (0.21%) GPEN
7 2 (0.21%) MCP
7 2 (0.21%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.21%) MCTS
7 2 (0.21%) MCSA
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) CISSP
8 1 (0.11%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.11%) MCSE
8 1 (0.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (2.77%) QA
2 15 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 2 (0.21%) Sarbanes-Oxley
3 2 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 2 (0.21%) HIPAA
3 2 (0.21%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.11%) Basel III
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.11%) COBIT
4 1 (0.11%) Basel II
System Software
1 16 (1.70%) Firmware
2 7 (0.75%) HDFS
3 4 (0.43%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.43%) Docker
3 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.43%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.32%) XenApp
5 1 (0.11%) QEMU
5 1 (0.11%) KVM
5 1 (0.11%) iptables
Systems Management
1 9 (0.96%) Nagios
1 9 (0.96%) OPNET
2 8 (0.85%) Puppet
2 8 (0.85%) Opscode Chef
2 8 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
3 7 (0.75%) Ansible
4 5 (0.53%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.43%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.43%) logstash
5 4 (0.43%) Salt
5 4 (0.43%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.32%) Rundeck
6 3 (0.32%) Hadoop YARN
6 3 (0.32%) Unicenter
6 3 (0.32%) Tivoli
7 2 (0.21%) AppDetective
8 1 (0.11%) Netcool
8 1 (0.11%) Cacti
8 1 (0.11%) Icinga
Vendors
1 174 (18.53%) Oracle
2 41 (4.37%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.51%) TIBCO
4 28 (2.98%) Sybase
5 17 (1.81%) IBM
6 8 (0.85%) WorldPay
7 7 (0.75%) Facebook
7 7 (0.75%) VMware
8 6 (0.64%) Red Hat
8 6 (0.64%) Apple
8 6 (0.64%) Bloomberg
8 6 (0.64%) Intel
8 6 (0.64%) Google
9 5 (0.53%) Coverity
10 4 (0.43%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.43%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.43%) Solace
10 4 (0.43%) Citrix
10 4 (0.43%) Perforce
11 3 (0.32%) Fidessa
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Hays Specialist Recruitment
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
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Salary: 50k - 120k + Bonus + Package
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Senitor Associates
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Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benifits
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
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Circle Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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