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

Location
3 months to
6 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 69 43 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 374 548 517
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.74% 5.34% 4.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.50% 9.94% 8.97%
Number of salaries quoted 343 465 488
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £35,000 £35,700
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
4987 5514 5761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.88% 53.77% 53.90%
Number of salaries quoted 4400 4779 5217
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 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 6 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 6 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++.

1 411 (50.55%) Finance
2 350 (43.05%) Java
3 285 (35.06%) Linux
4 263 (32.35%) C#
5 246 (30.26%) UNIX
6 222 (27.31%) SQL
7 208 (25.58%) Python
8 184 (22.63%) C
9 183 (22.51%) OO
10 177 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
11 164 (20.17%) Banking
12 161 (19.80%) Multithreading
13 152 (18.70%) Degree
14 148 (18.20%) Oracle
15 137 (16.85%) .NET
15 137 (16.85%) Computer Science
16 114 (14.02%) Low Latency
17 104 (12.79%) Front Office
18 101 (12.42%) Investment Banking
19 96 (11.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 93 (11.44%) Windows
21 92 (11.32%) JavaScript
22 89 (10.95%) Software Engineering
23 78 (9.59%) Analytics
24 76 (9.35%) SQL Server
25 73 (8.98%) Algorithms
26 71 (8.73%) Mathematics
27 70 (8.61%) HTML
28 66 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
29 64 (7.87%) Perl

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

For the 6 months to 6 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 20 (2.46%) MQSeries
2 12 (1.48%) TIBCO EMS
2 12 (1.48%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.35%) SAS
3 11 (1.35%) Tomcat
4 9 (1.11%) Node.js
4 9 (1.11%) Apache
5 7 (0.86%) JBoss
6 6 (0.74%) OpenStack
7 5 (0.62%) IIS
7 5 (0.62%) BizTalk Server
7 5 (0.62%) GemFire
8 4 (0.49%) Oracle Coherence
8 4 (0.49%) Apache Pig
9 3 (0.37%) WebSphere
9 3 (0.37%) SharePoint
10 2 (0.25%) CMS
11 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
11 1 (0.12%) IBM HTTP Server
11 1 (0.12%) Tornado
Applications
1 12 (1.48%) MS Excel
2 6 (0.74%) SPSS
2 6 (0.74%) MS Office
3 5 (0.62%) CPLEX
4 3 (0.37%) LaTeX
5 2 (0.25%) Spreadsheet
6 1 (0.12%) Mathematica
6 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 7 (0.86%) RMDS
2 6 (0.74%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.74%) BusinessWorks
2 6 (0.74%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (0.74%) ION MarketView
3 5 (0.62%) Summit
4 3 (0.37%) Workday HCM
5 1 (0.12%) Sentinel
5 1 (0.12%) Temenos Globus
5 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
5 1 (0.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 31 (3.81%) SaaS
2 7 (0.86%) PaaS
2 7 (0.86%) IaaS
3 3 (0.37%) Microsoft Azure
4 2 (0.25%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 24 (2.95%) TCP/IP
2 9 (1.11%) HTTP
3 8 (0.98%) Internet
4 6 (0.74%) Firewall
4 6 (0.74%) tcpdump
5 5 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
5 5 (0.62%) Wireless
5 5 (0.62%) Bluetooth
5 5 (0.62%) FTP
6 3 (0.37%) Reverse Proxy
6 3 (0.37%) DMZ
7 2 (0.25%) 3G
7 2 (0.25%) SSH
7 2 (0.25%) snoop
7 2 (0.25%) 4G
7 2 (0.25%) Multicast
8 1 (0.12%) RTP
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) SNMP
8 1 (0.12%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 76 (9.35%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.18%) Hadoop
2 34 (4.18%) Big Data
3 33 (4.06%) MySQL
4 29 (3.57%) Relational Database
5 19 (2.34%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.21%) RDBMS
7 13 (1.60%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 10 (1.23%) Data Mining
8 10 (1.23%) Oracle Database
8 10 (1.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 10 (1.23%) MongoDB
9 9 (1.11%) Apache Hive
10 5 (0.62%) Apache Cassandra
10 5 (0.62%) HBase
10 5 (0.62%) DB2
11 4 (0.49%) QlikView
11 4 (0.49%) Oracle Database 11g
11 4 (0.49%) KDB
11 4 (0.49%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (3.69%) Subversion
2 21 (2.58%) JIRA
3 15 (1.85%) Git (software)
4 14 (1.72%) Jenkins
4 14 (1.72%) Ant
5 11 (1.35%) Cucumber
6 10 (1.23%) Selenium
6 10 (1.23%) Maven
7 7 (0.86%) QuickTest Pro
7 7 (0.86%) Hudson
8 6 (0.74%) TeamCity
8 6 (0.74%) Gradle
8 6 (0.74%) Visual Studio
9 5 (0.62%) Rational Functional Tester
10 4 (0.49%) Bugzilla
10 4 (0.49%) Eclipse
10 4 (0.49%) ReSharper
11 3 (0.37%) Xcode
11 3 (0.37%) NUnit
11 3 (0.37%) JUnit
General
1 411 (50.55%) Finance
2 164 (20.17%) Banking
3 104 (12.79%) Front Office
4 101 (12.42%) Investment Banking
5 30 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 22 (2.71%) Games
7 12 (1.48%) Retail
8 11 (1.35%) Back Office
9 10 (1.23%) Financial Institution
10 9 (1.11%) Marketing
11 5 (0.62%) Electronics
11 5 (0.62%) Law
11 5 (0.62%) Publishing
12 4 (0.49%) Advertising
12 4 (0.49%) Wholesale Banking
13 3 (0.37%) Legal
13 3 (0.37%) Manufacturing
14 2 (0.25%) Military
15 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
15 1 (0.12%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 486 (59.78%) Developer
2 240 (29.52%) C++ Developer
3 68 (8.36%) Analyst
4 62 (7.63%) Java Developer
5 59 (7.26%) Software Developer
6 55 (6.77%) Senior Developer
7 54 (6.64%) Quantitative Developer
8 47 (5.78%) Python Developer
9 45 (5.54%) C# Developer
10 44 (5.41%) Programmer
11 41 (5.04%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 40 (4.92%) Software Engineer
13 36 (4.43%) Applications Support
14 35 (4.31%) Architect
15 32 (3.94%) .NET Developer
16 31 (3.81%) Support Analyst
17 29 (3.57%) Consultant
18 28 (3.44%) Applications Support Analyst
19 25 (3.08%) Junior
19 25 (3.08%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 137 (16.85%) .NET
2 70 (8.61%) HTML
3 58 (7.13%) STL
4 49 (6.03%) J2EE
5 37 (4.55%) XML
6 31 (3.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 27 (3.32%) HTML5
7 27 (3.32%) Spring
7 27 (3.32%) CSS
7 27 (3.32%) Middleware
8 23 (2.83%) Web Services
9 22 (2.71%) .NET Framework
10 21 (2.58%) WCF
11 20 (2.46%) WPF
11 20 (2.46%) ASP.NET
12 17 (2.09%) FIX Protocol
13 14 (1.72%) Rendezvous
14 13 (1.60%) Java EE
14 13 (1.60%) Hibernate
15 12 (1.48%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 137 (16.85%) Computer Science
2 96 (11.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 73 (8.98%) Algorithms
4 71 (8.73%) Mathematics
5 66 (8.12%) Analytical Skills
6 60 (7.38%) Fixed Income
7 54 (6.64%) Data Structures
8 47 (5.78%) Derivative
9 44 (5.41%) Hedge funds
10 43 (5.29%) Equities
11 33 (4.06%) Credit Risk
12 26 (3.20%) Grid Computing
13 23 (2.83%) CMDB
14 20 (2.46%) Open Source
15 17 (2.09%) Physics
16 15 (1.85%) Enterprise Software
17 12 (1.48%) Statistics
18 10 (1.23%) Economics
19 9 (1.11%) User Experience
19 9 (1.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 285 (35.06%) Linux
2 246 (30.26%) UNIX
3 93 (11.44%) Windows
4 54 (6.64%) Solaris
5 32 (3.94%) Apple iOS
6 28 (3.44%) Android
7 6 (0.74%) HPUX
8 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.62%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.49%) Mac OS X
10 3 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.25%) Debian
11 2 (0.25%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
12 1 (0.12%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 183 (22.51%) OO
2 177 (21.77%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (19.80%) Multithreading
4 114 (14.02%) Low Latency
5 89 (10.95%) Software Engineering
6 78 (9.59%) Analytics
7 56 (6.89%) TDD
8 53 (6.52%) OOD
9 49 (6.03%) Project Management
10 45 (5.54%) Scrum
11 38 (4.67%) Risk Management
12 35 (4.31%) CRM
13 34 (4.18%) UML
14 33 (4.06%) Unit Testing
15 29 (3.57%) Mentoring
16 25 (3.08%) Monte Carlo Method
16 25 (3.08%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 24 (2.95%) OOP
17 24 (2.95%) Zachman Framework
17 24 (2.95%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 350 (43.05%) Java
2 263 (32.35%) C#
3 222 (27.31%) SQL
4 208 (25.58%) Python
5 184 (22.63%) C
6 92 (11.32%) JavaScript
7 64 (7.87%) Perl
8 43 (5.29%) PHP
9 42 (5.17%) Shell Script
10 36 (4.43%) VBA
11 23 (2.83%) Bash Shell
12 20 (2.46%) VB
13 18 (2.21%) Objective-C
13 18 (2.21%) R
14 15 (1.85%) PL/SQL
14 15 (1.85%) T-SQL
15 14 (1.72%) MATLAB
16 12 (1.48%) Ruby
16 12 (1.48%) Scala
17 9 (1.11%) Lua
Qualifications
1 152 (18.70%) Degree
2 21 (2.58%) VCP4
2 21 (2.58%) PhD
3 10 (1.23%) Security Cleared
4 6 (0.74%) ISEB
5 5 (0.62%) SC Cleared
5 5 (0.62%) DV Cleared
6 4 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.25%) CISM
7 2 (0.25%) CEH
7 2 (0.25%) MCTS
7 2 (0.25%) OSCP
7 2 (0.25%) CISSP
7 2 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
7 2 (0.25%) CCNA
7 2 (0.25%) MCP
7 2 (0.25%) MCSE
7 2 (0.25%) MCSA
8 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (4.92%) QA
2 13 (1.60%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.37%) Basel II
3 3 (0.37%) Basel III
3 3 (0.37%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.25%) COBIT
5 1 (0.12%) Data Quality
System Software
1 8 (0.98%) Firmware
2 5 (0.62%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.37%) XenApp
4 2 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.12%) QEMU
5 1 (0.12%) KVM
Systems Management
1 7 (0.86%) Puppet
1 7 (0.86%) Opscode Chef
1 7 (0.86%) ITRS Geneos
2 3 (0.37%) Nagios
3 2 (0.25%) OVSD
3 2 (0.25%) ZABBIX
3 2 (0.25%) OpenView
4 1 (0.12%) Unicenter
4 1 (0.12%) Tivoli
4 1 (0.12%) Ansible
4 1 (0.12%) logstash
Vendors
1 148 (18.20%) Oracle
2 58 (7.13%) TIBCO
3 32 (3.94%) Microsoft
4 23 (2.83%) Sybase
5 10 (1.23%) IBM
6 9 (1.11%) Apple
7 7 (0.86%) Salesforce.com
7 7 (0.86%) webMethods
8 6 (0.74%) ION Trading
9 5 (0.62%) Google
9 5 (0.62%) VMware
9 5 (0.62%) Reuters
9 5 (0.62%) Bloomberg
9 5 (0.62%) Citrix
9 5 (0.62%) Siebel
10 4 (0.49%) Business Objects
10 4 (0.49%) PeopleSoft
10 4 (0.49%) SAP
10 4 (0.49%) Misys
10 4 (0.49%) Red Hat
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Betting Appointments
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + excellent bonus scheme
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Risk Management Solutions
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £31000 - £60000 per annum + bonus, benefits, healthcare
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40000 to £65 000 (+huge package!!!)
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Prospects
Posted: 3 days ago