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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 68 40 44
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 360 587 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 3.56% 5.58% 5.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.20% 10.30% 9.77%
Number of salaries quoted 334 497 531
Average salary £67,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £90,000
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
4999 5701 5731
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 49.38% 54.18% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 4950 5266
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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++.

1 443 (53.05%) Finance
2 381 (45.63%) Java
3 285 (34.13%) C#
4 272 (32.57%) Linux
5 238 (28.50%) SQL
6 235 (28.14%) UNIX
7 230 (27.54%) Python
8 207 (24.79%) OO
9 199 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
10 196 (23.47%) C
11 184 (22.04%) Degree
12 174 (20.84%) Computer Science
12 174 (20.84%) Banking
13 155 (18.56%) Multithreading
14 146 (17.49%) Oracle
15 145 (17.37%) .NET
16 123 (14.73%) Front Office
17 117 (14.01%) Low Latency
18 116 (13.89%) Investment Banking
19 97 (11.62%) Windows
20 92 (11.02%) Software Engineering
21 87 (10.42%) SQL Server
22 86 (10.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 86 (10.30%) Mathematics
23 82 (9.82%) JavaScript
24 76 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
25 74 (8.86%) TDD
26 73 (8.74%) Algorithms
27 71 (8.50%) Analytics
28 65 (7.78%) STL

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

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 22 (2.63%) MQSeries
2 13 (1.56%) SAS
2 13 (1.56%) WebLogic
3 11 (1.32%) Node.js
4 10 (1.20%) TIBCO EMS
5 7 (0.84%) Oracle Coherence
5 7 (0.84%) JBoss
5 7 (0.84%) Tomcat
6 6 (0.72%) OpenStack
6 6 (0.72%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.48%) Apache
7 4 (0.48%) CMS
8 3 (0.36%) IIS
8 3 (0.36%) BizTalk Server
8 3 (0.36%) GemFire
9 2 (0.24%) SharePoint
9 2 (0.24%) IBM HTTP Server
9 2 (0.24%) WebSphere
10 1 (0.12%) Oracle Workflow
10 1 (0.12%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 25 (2.99%) MS Excel
2 11 (1.32%) MS Office
3 8 (0.96%) SPSS
4 5 (0.60%) CPLEX
5 3 (0.36%) LaTeX
6 2 (0.24%) Spreadsheet
7 1 (0.12%) Final Cut Pro
7 1 (0.12%) MODO
7 1 (0.12%) CINEMA 4D
7 1 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 1 (0.12%) MS Project
7 1 (0.12%) XMetaL
7 1 (0.12%) Maya
7 1 (0.12%) 3ds Max
7 1 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 8 (0.96%) RMDS
2 6 (0.72%) TIBCO iProcess
2 6 (0.72%) ION MarketView
2 6 (0.72%) BusinessWorks
3 5 (0.60%) Dynamics CRM
4 4 (0.48%) Summit
5 3 (0.36%) Workday HCM
6 2 (0.24%) Sentinel
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos Globus
7 1 (0.12%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 16 (1.92%) SaaS
2 3 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.24%) PaaS
3 2 (0.24%) IaaS
4 1 (0.12%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 18 (2.16%) TCP/IP
2 7 (0.84%) HTTP
3 6 (0.72%) Firewall
4 5 (0.60%) Internet
4 5 (0.60%) FTP
5 4 (0.48%) tcpdump
6 3 (0.36%) 3G
6 3 (0.36%) 4G
7 2 (0.24%) Multicast
7 2 (0.24%) Bluetooth
7 2 (0.24%) snoop
7 2 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.24%) Wireless
7 2 (0.24%) SSH
8 1 (0.12%) Network Security
8 1 (0.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.12%) ADSL
8 1 (0.12%) SNMP
8 1 (0.12%) DVB
8 1 (0.12%) RTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 87 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 34 (4.07%) Hadoop
3 33 (3.95%) Big Data
4 29 (3.47%) Relational Database
5 20 (2.40%) NoSQL
6 18 (2.16%) RDBMS
7 16 (1.92%) MySQL
8 12 (1.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 12 (1.44%) MongoDB
9 11 (1.32%) Oracle Database
10 10 (1.20%) Apache Hive
11 9 (1.08%) Data Mining
12 8 (0.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 6 (0.72%) KDB
14 5 (0.60%) Apache Cassandra
14 5 (0.60%) DB2
15 4 (0.48%) QlikView
15 4 (0.48%) Oracle Database 11g
16 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
16 3 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 26 (3.11%) Subversion
2 21 (2.51%) JIRA
3 20 (2.40%) Jenkins
4 16 (1.92%) Git (software)
5 15 (1.80%) Maven
5 15 (1.80%) Ant
6 10 (1.20%) Hudson
7 8 (0.96%) Visual Studio
7 8 (0.96%) Eclipse
7 8 (0.96%) Selenium
8 7 (0.84%) Bugzilla
8 7 (0.84%) Cucumber
9 6 (0.72%) Gradle
10 5 (0.60%) TeamCity
10 5 (0.60%) ClearCase
10 5 (0.60%) JUnit
10 5 (0.60%) QuickTest Pro
10 5 (0.60%) CruiseControl
11 4 (0.48%) ReSharper
11 4 (0.48%) GCC
General
1 443 (53.05%) Finance
2 174 (20.84%) Banking
3 123 (14.73%) Front Office
4 116 (13.89%) Investment Banking
5 27 (3.23%) Telecoms
6 19 (2.28%) Games
7 13 (1.56%) Retail
8 11 (1.32%) Financial Institution
9 10 (1.20%) Back Office
10 7 (0.84%) Marketing
11 4 (0.48%) Electronics
11 4 (0.48%) Law
11 4 (0.48%) Legal
11 4 (0.48%) Advertising
12 2 (0.24%) Publishing
12 2 (0.24%) Military
12 2 (0.24%) Manufacturing
13 1 (0.12%) Automotive
13 1 (0.12%) Wholesale Banking
13 1 (0.12%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 529 (63.35%) Developer
2 251 (30.06%) C++ Developer
3 76 (9.10%) Java Developer
4 60 (7.19%) Analyst
5 57 (6.83%) Software Developer
6 56 (6.71%) Senior Developer
7 52 (6.23%) C# Developer
7 52 (6.23%) Python Developer
8 49 (5.87%) Quantitative Developer
9 48 (5.75%) Programmer
10 41 (4.91%) Software Engineer
11 40 (4.79%) .NET Developer
12 36 (4.31%) C++ Quantitative Developer
13 32 (3.83%) Applications Support
13 32 (3.83%) Architect
14 31 (3.71%) C# .NET Developer
15 28 (3.35%) Front Office Developer
16 27 (3.23%) C++/C# Developer
17 25 (2.99%) Junior
18 24 (2.87%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 145 (17.37%) .NET
2 65 (7.78%) STL
3 56 (6.71%) HTML
4 53 (6.35%) J2EE
5 45 (5.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 38 (4.55%) Spring
7 37 (4.43%) CSS
8 33 (3.95%) HTML5
9 27 (3.23%) XML
10 25 (2.99%) Middleware
11 22 (2.63%) WCF
11 22 (2.63%) WPF
11 22 (2.63%) .NET Framework
12 21 (2.51%) Hibernate
13 20 (2.40%) FIX Protocol
13 20 (2.40%) CSS3
14 19 (2.28%) Web Services
15 16 (1.92%) ASP.NET
15 16 (1.92%) Rendezvous
16 13 (1.56%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 174 (20.84%) Computer Science
2 86 (10.30%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 86 (10.30%) Mathematics
3 76 (9.10%) Analytical Skills
4 73 (8.74%) Algorithms
5 59 (7.07%) Fixed Income
6 58 (6.95%) Derivative
7 46 (5.51%) Hedge funds
8 42 (5.03%) Data Structures
9 40 (4.79%) Equities
10 29 (3.47%) Physics
10 29 (3.47%) Credit Risk
11 22 (2.63%) Open Source
12 21 (2.51%) Grid Computing
13 19 (2.28%) CMDB
14 18 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
15 14 (1.68%) Statistics
16 13 (1.56%) Market Risk
17 12 (1.44%) Economics
18 11 (1.32%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 272 (32.57%) Linux
2 235 (28.14%) UNIX
3 97 (11.62%) Windows
4 55 (6.59%) Solaris
5 25 (2.99%) Apple iOS
6 20 (2.40%) Android
7 12 (1.44%) HPUX
8 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
8 5 (0.60%) Mac OS X
8 5 (0.60%) Windows Server 2003
9 4 (0.48%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.24%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.12%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 207 (24.79%) OO
2 199 (23.83%) Agile Software Development
3 155 (18.56%) Multithreading
4 117 (14.01%) Low Latency
5 92 (11.02%) Software Engineering
6 74 (8.86%) TDD
7 71 (8.50%) Analytics
8 56 (6.71%) OOD
9 54 (6.47%) Scrum
10 38 (4.55%) Unit Testing
11 37 (4.43%) Risk Management
12 35 (4.19%) Project Management
13 34 (4.07%) UML
14 32 (3.83%) Continuous Integration
15 29 (3.47%) Mentoring
16 28 (3.35%) Ultra-Low Latency
16 28 (3.35%) TOGAF
17 27 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
18 25 (2.99%) OOP
18 25 (2.99%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 381 (45.63%) Java
2 285 (34.13%) C#
3 238 (28.50%) SQL
4 230 (27.54%) Python
5 196 (23.47%) C
6 82 (9.82%) JavaScript
7 60 (7.19%) Perl
8 50 (5.99%) Shell Script
9 32 (3.83%) VBA
10 27 (3.23%) VB
11 23 (2.75%) PHP
12 21 (2.51%) PL/SQL
12 21 (2.51%) Ruby
13 20 (2.40%) MATLAB
14 19 (2.28%) Bash Shell
15 17 (2.04%) R
16 16 (1.92%) T-SQL
17 12 (1.44%) VC++
17 12 (1.44%) Objective-C
18 10 (1.20%) Scala
Qualifications
1 184 (22.04%) Degree
2 23 (2.75%) PhD
3 7 (0.84%) Security Cleared
4 5 (0.60%) ISEB
5 4 (0.48%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.36%) DV Cleared
7 2 (0.24%) ITIL Certification
8 1 (0.12%) PMP
8 1 (0.12%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CISM
8 1 (0.12%) MBA
8 1 (0.12%) CEH
8 1 (0.12%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.12%) OSCP
8 1 (0.12%) CISSP
8 1 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
8 1 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.12%) CCNA
8 1 (0.12%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.12%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 45 (5.39%) QA
2 7 (0.84%) ISO 9001
3 3 (0.36%) Basel II
3 3 (0.36%) Basel III
3 3 (0.36%) Solvency II
4 2 (0.24%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 5 (0.60%) Firmware
1 5 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.12%) QEMU
2 1 (0.12%) KVM
2 1 (0.12%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 8 (0.96%) Puppet
2 7 (0.84%) Opscode Chef
3 3 (0.36%) OpenView
3 3 (0.36%) OVSD
4 2 (0.24%) ZABBIX
4 2 (0.24%) ITRS Geneos
5 1 (0.12%) logstash
5 1 (0.12%) Graphite
5 1 (0.12%) Nagios
Vendors
1 146 (17.49%) Oracle
2 64 (7.66%) TIBCO
3 33 (3.95%) Microsoft
4 30 (3.59%) Sybase
5 13 (1.56%) webMethods
6 11 (1.32%) Business Objects
7 8 (0.96%) IBM
7 8 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
8 7 (0.84%) Apple
8 7 (0.84%) ION Trading
9 6 (0.72%) Reuters
10 5 (0.60%) Bloomberg
10 5 (0.60%) VMware
10 5 (0.60%) Siebel
10 5 (0.60%) Google
11 4 (0.48%) NetSuite
11 4 (0.48%) Tableau
11 4 (0.48%) Ab Initio
11 4 (0.48%) PeopleSoft
11 4 (0.48%) Misys
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £65000 per annum + excellent bonus potential
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £45-55,000 + Bens
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Apollo Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus and package
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £130,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Salt
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + Full-time barista in the office!
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £600 - £650 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Networking People
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Massive Interactive
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
The Myers Group
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + generous bonus and benefits package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago