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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 55 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
-13 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 488 666 827
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 4.38% 5.46% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.43% 9.84% 12.32%
Number of salaries quoted 430 615 790
Average salary £65,000 £64,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.56% +11.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £37,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £94,000 £85,000
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
5786 6769 6714
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 51.89% 55.54% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 5121 6020 6284
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
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 20 October 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 20 October 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++.

1 567 (52.11%) Java
2 536 (49.26%) Finance
3 355 (32.63%) Python
4 340 (31.25%) C#
5 321 (29.50%) SQL
6 318 (29.23%) Degree
7 307 (28.22%) Linux
8 284 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
9 268 (24.63%) OO
10 254 (23.35%) C
11 251 (23.07%) UNIX
12 234 (21.51%) Computer Science
13 223 (20.50%) .NET
14 219 (20.13%) Banking
15 192 (17.65%) Multithreading
16 185 (17.00%) Oracle
17 162 (14.89%) SQL Server
18 155 (14.25%) JavaScript
19 154 (14.15%) Front Office
20 146 (13.42%) Software Engineering
21 140 (12.87%) Investment Banking
22 132 (12.13%) Algorithms
23 127 (11.67%) Low Latency
23 127 (11.67%) Windows
24 121 (11.12%) Mathematics
25 117 (10.75%) Analytics
25 117 (10.75%) HTML
26 102 (9.38%) TDD
26 102 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
27 91 (8.36%) STL

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

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 40 (3.68%) SAS
2 26 (2.39%) MQSeries
3 16 (1.47%) Apache Pig
4 14 (1.29%) Tomcat
4 14 (1.29%) Oracle Coherence
5 13 (1.19%) IIS
5 13 (1.19%) Node.js
6 11 (1.01%) JBoss
7 10 (0.92%) SharePoint
8 9 (0.83%) SharePoint 2010
8 9 (0.83%) SharePoint 2013
9 7 (0.64%) WebLogic
10 6 (0.55%) Oracle Workflow
10 6 (0.55%) Apache
11 4 (0.37%) CMS
11 4 (0.37%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.28%) IBM HTTP Server
12 3 (0.28%) TIBCO EMS
13 2 (0.18%) Tuxedo
13 2 (0.18%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 51 (4.69%) MS Excel
2 31 (2.85%) CPLEX
3 27 (2.48%) SPSS
4 17 (1.56%) MS Office
5 11 (1.01%) XMetaL
6 4 (0.37%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.28%) Adobe After Effects
7 3 (0.28%) LaTeX
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 2 (0.18%) Blender
8 2 (0.18%) Acrobat
8 2 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
8 2 (0.18%) CINEMA 4D
8 2 (0.18%) Maya
8 2 (0.18%) 3ds Max
8 2 (0.18%) Adobe Illustrator
8 2 (0.18%) InDesign
9 1 (0.092%) MS Project
9 1 (0.092%) MS Visio
9 1 (0.092%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (1.10%) Dynamics CRM
2 4 (0.37%) RMDS
3 2 (0.18%) Sentinel
4 1 (0.092%) BusinessWorks
4 1 (0.092%) TIBCO iProcess
4 1 (0.092%) Workday HCM
Cloud Services
1 20 (1.84%) SaaS
2 3 (0.28%) Force.com
3 2 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.18%) GitHub
4 1 (0.092%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.092%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 22 (2.02%) Internet
2 18 (1.65%) TCP/IP
3 15 (1.38%) GSM
4 14 (1.29%) RTP
5 11 (1.01%) Wireless
5 11 (1.01%) VLAN
6 9 (0.83%) SIGTRAN
6 9 (0.83%) SS7
6 9 (0.83%) TCAP
6 9 (0.83%) INAP
6 9 (0.83%) Firewall
7 6 (0.55%) LAN
7 6 (0.55%) VoIP
7 6 (0.55%) WAN
7 6 (0.55%) Wireshark
8 5 (0.46%) HTTP
9 3 (0.28%) 3G
9 3 (0.28%) 4G
9 3 (0.28%) Multicast
10 2 (0.18%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 162 (14.89%) SQL Server
2 76 (6.99%) Relational Database
3 72 (6.62%) Big Data
3 72 (6.62%) Hadoop
4 41 (3.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 41 (3.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 40 (3.68%) Data Mining
6 22 (2.02%) KDB
7 21 (1.93%) NoSQL
7 21 (1.93%) Data Warehouse
8 20 (1.84%) MongoDB
9 18 (1.65%) RDBMS
9 18 (1.65%) MySQL
10 17 (1.56%) Apache Hive
11 15 (1.38%) Oracle Database
12 12 (1.10%) PostgreSQL
13 11 (1.01%) SQL Server Analysis Services
13 11 (1.01%) MarkLogic
14 10 (0.92%) QlikView
15 8 (0.74%) SQL Server 2005
Development Applications
1 42 (3.86%) Visual Studio
2 34 (3.13%) Git (software)
3 26 (2.39%) Maven
4 24 (2.21%) Subversion
5 21 (1.93%) Jenkins
5 21 (1.93%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
6 19 (1.75%) JIRA
7 18 (1.65%) Eclipse
8 14 (1.29%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (1.19%) Ant
10 12 (1.10%) Xcode
11 11 (1.01%) GCC
11 11 (1.01%) GDB
11 11 (1.01%) Robotium
11 11 (1.01%) Robolectric
12 9 (0.83%) ClearCase
13 8 (0.74%) Bugzilla
13 8 (0.74%) Metasploit
14 7 (0.64%) CruiseControl
14 7 (0.64%) Oracle Forms
General
1 536 (49.26%) Finance
2 219 (20.13%) Banking
3 154 (14.15%) Front Office
4 140 (12.87%) Investment Banking
5 68 (6.25%) Telecoms
6 41 (3.77%) Retail
7 27 (2.48%) Games
8 20 (1.84%) Law
9 16 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 14 (1.29%) Back Office
10 14 (1.29%) Legal
10 14 (1.29%) Multimedia
11 11 (1.01%) Publishing
12 10 (0.92%) Advertising
13 8 (0.74%) Marketing
13 8 (0.74%) German Language
14 7 (0.64%) French Language
15 5 (0.46%) Electronics
16 4 (0.37%) Music Industry
17 3 (0.28%) Military
Job Titles
1 670 (61.58%) Developer
2 263 (24.17%) C++ Developer
3 99 (9.10%) Java Developer
4 84 (7.72%) Senior Developer
5 74 (6.80%) Python Developer
6 62 (5.70%) Analyst
7 61 (5.61%) Software Engineer
8 52 (4.78%) Programmer
9 49 (4.50%) .NET Developer
10 47 (4.32%) C# Developer
11 46 (4.23%) Junior
12 43 (3.95%) Software Developer
13 41 (3.77%) Consultant
13 41 (3.77%) Junior Developer
14 40 (3.68%) Data Scientist
15 35 (3.22%) Architect
15 35 (3.22%) Front Office Developer
16 27 (2.48%) C++ Software Engineer
17 25 (2.30%) Senior Software Engineer
17 25 (2.30%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 223 (20.50%) .NET
2 117 (10.75%) HTML
3 91 (8.36%) STL
4 73 (6.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 68 (6.25%) CSS
6 62 (5.70%) J2EE
7 60 (5.51%) ASP.NET
8 49 (4.50%) XML
9 47 (4.32%) HTML5
10 43 (3.95%) Spring
11 40 (3.68%) Middleware
12 35 (3.22%) WPF
13 31 (2.85%) .NET Framework
14 29 (2.67%) WCF
15 27 (2.48%) jQuery
16 24 (2.21%) Web Services
16 24 (2.21%) CSS3
17 23 (2.11%) LAMP
18 22 (2.02%) Java EE
19 21 (1.93%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 234 (21.51%) Computer Science
2 132 (12.13%) Algorithms
3 121 (11.12%) Mathematics
4 102 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
5 73 (6.71%) Hedge funds
6 60 (5.51%) Open Source
6 60 (5.51%) Derivative
7 55 (5.06%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 54 (4.96%) Fixed Income
9 52 (4.78%) Data Structures
10 46 (4.23%) Equities
11 45 (4.14%) Visualisation
12 42 (3.86%) Statistics
13 38 (3.49%) Physics
14 36 (3.31%) Economics
15 33 (3.03%) Applied Mathematics
16 30 (2.76%) Digital Media
17 29 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
18 27 (2.48%) Neural Network
19 25 (2.30%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 307 (28.22%) Linux
2 251 (23.07%) UNIX
3 127 (11.67%) Windows
4 44 (4.04%) Solaris
4 44 (4.04%) Android
5 34 (3.13%) Apple iOS
6 14 (1.29%) HPUX
7 13 (1.19%) Windows Server 2003
7 13 (1.19%) Windows Server 2008
8 4 (0.37%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.28%) Windows Phone
10 2 (0.18%) Windows Server 2012
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 2000
10 2 (0.18%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.18%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.18%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.18%) AIX
11 1 (0.092%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.092%) LynxOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 284 (26.10%) Agile Software Development
2 268 (24.63%) OO
3 192 (17.65%) Multithreading
4 146 (13.42%) Software Engineering
5 127 (11.67%) Low Latency
6 117 (10.75%) Analytics
7 102 (9.38%) TDD
8 72 (6.62%) Scrum
9 63 (5.79%) OOD
10 60 (5.51%) Project Management
11 55 (5.06%) Risk Management
12 52 (4.78%) Data Modelling
13 50 (4.60%) Data Analysis
14 48 (4.41%) Business Intelligence
15 45 (4.14%) Business Analysis
15 45 (4.14%) Continuous Integration
16 40 (3.68%) Mentoring
17 39 (3.58%) Electronic Trading
17 39 (3.58%) Algorithmic Trading
17 39 (3.58%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 567 (52.11%) Java
2 355 (32.63%) Python
3 340 (31.25%) C#
4 321 (29.50%) SQL
5 254 (23.35%) C
6 155 (14.25%) JavaScript
7 79 (7.26%) Ruby
8 78 (7.17%) Perl
9 66 (6.07%) VBA
10 57 (5.24%) VB
10 57 (5.24%) Shell Script
11 45 (4.14%) R
12 43 (3.95%) MATLAB
13 37 (3.40%) PHP
14 32 (2.94%) T-SQL
15 27 (2.48%) VB.NET
16 26 (2.39%) Bash Shell
17 22 (2.02%) PL/SQL
18 21 (1.93%) VC++
19 19 (1.75%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 318 (29.23%) Degree
2 58 (5.33%) PhD
3 15 (1.38%) Microsoft Certification
4 11 (1.01%) Security Cleared
5 9 (0.83%) CISSP
6 8 (0.74%) MCTS
6 8 (0.74%) DV Cleared
7 7 (0.64%) OSCP
7 7 (0.64%) Cisco Certification
7 7 (0.64%) CCNA
7 7 (0.64%) MCSE
7 7 (0.64%) CISM
8 6 (0.55%) GSEC
8 6 (0.55%) RHCE
8 6 (0.55%) ITIL Certification
8 6 (0.55%) CCNP
8 6 (0.55%) CISA
8 6 (0.55%) GPEN
9 5 (0.46%) SC Cleared
9 5 (0.46%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 56 (5.15%) QA
2 20 (1.84%) ISO 9001
3 6 (0.55%) SLA
4 3 (0.28%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.092%) EMIR
5 1 (0.092%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.092%) Basel III
5 1 (0.092%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.092%) COBIT
System Software
1 7 (0.64%) VMware Infrastructure
2 6 (0.55%) Nmap
3 2 (0.18%) NFS
3 2 (0.18%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.18%) Firmware
4 1 (0.092%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 11 (1.01%) Puppet
2 8 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (0.55%) OpenView
4 5 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
5 4 (0.37%) OVSD
6 3 (0.28%) Control-M
7 2 (0.18%) ZABBIX
7 2 (0.18%) NetBackup
8 1 (0.092%) logstash
8 1 (0.092%) Nagios
Vendors
1 185 (17.00%) Oracle
2 56 (5.15%) Microsoft
3 55 (5.06%) TIBCO
4 35 (3.22%) Sybase
5 21 (1.93%) Business Objects
6 16 (1.47%) HP
6 16 (1.47%) Bloomberg
7 14 (1.29%) Red Hat
8 13 (1.19%) Teradata
9 12 (1.10%) webMethods
10 11 (1.01%) Salesforce.com
10 11 (1.01%) Google
11 9 (0.83%) Ab Initio
11 9 (0.83%) IBM
11 9 (0.83%) Siebel
12 8 (0.74%) Fidessa
12 8 (0.74%) Adobe
12 8 (0.74%) VMware
12 8 (0.74%) Tableau
13 7 (0.64%) Informatica
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits and training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £87000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon Technology
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum + benefits + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
World Pay
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
JWC
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £85k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Good benefits / Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £55,000 to £60,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago