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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 45 57 31
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 484 525 747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 5.00% 4.48% 6.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.25% 8.55% 11.25%
Number of salaries quoted 417 425 694
Average salary £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £90,000 £87,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5234 6139 6642
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 54.10% 52.33% 56.17%
Number of salaries quoted 4566 5340 6006
Average salary £57,500 £54,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.48% -1.81%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,200 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 August 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 August 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++.

1 467 (50.65%) Finance
2 462 (50.11%) Java
3 353 (38.29%) Linux
4 325 (35.25%) C#
5 293 (31.78%) Python
6 251 (27.22%) Degree
7 235 (25.49%) UNIX
8 219 (23.75%) C
9 217 (23.54%) SQL
10 202 (21.91%) Computer Science
11 198 (21.48%) Banking
12 188 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
13 185 (20.07%) Multithreading
14 183 (19.85%) .NET
15 175 (18.98%) OO
16 166 (18.00%) Windows
17 160 (17.35%) Software Engineering
18 138 (14.97%) Oracle
19 133 (14.43%) Front Office
20 117 (12.69%) Algorithms
21 113 (12.26%) Low Latency
22 102 (11.06%) JavaScript
23 100 (10.85%) HTML
24 94 (10.20%) Analytics
25 93 (10.09%) Perl
26 91 (9.87%) STL
27 90 (9.76%) Project Management
28 86 (9.33%) Data Structures
28 86 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
29 85 (9.22%) Investment Banking

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 29 (3.15%) Apache
2 17 (1.84%) MQSeries
3 15 (1.63%) Apache Spark
4 14 (1.52%) WebLogic
5 13 (1.41%) Tomcat
5 13 (1.41%) SAS
5 13 (1.41%) Apache Pig
6 12 (1.30%) Node.js
7 11 (1.19%) SharePoint
7 11 (1.19%) IIS
8 6 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 5 (0.54%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
9 5 (0.54%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (0.54%) Lotus Domino
10 4 (0.43%) Tuxedo
10 4 (0.43%) OpenStack
11 3 (0.33%) ArcGIS
12 2 (0.22%) Oracle Coherence
13 1 (0.11%) CMS
13 1 (0.11%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (3.15%) MS Excel
2 26 (2.82%) MS Office
3 13 (1.41%) MS Project
3 13 (1.41%) MS PowerPoint
4 9 (0.98%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.65%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.54%) Maya
6 5 (0.54%) Photoshop
7 4 (0.43%) Adobe Illustrator
7 4 (0.43%) Adobe After Effects
7 4 (0.43%) Fireworks
8 1 (0.11%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 10 (1.08%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.22%) Summit
2 2 (0.22%) RMDS
2 2 (0.22%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (4.01%) SaaS
2 17 (1.84%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (0.65%) IaaS
3 6 (0.65%) Google Cloud Platform
4 5 (0.54%) GitHub
5 4 (0.43%) Microsoft Azure
6 2 (0.22%) Google App Engine
6 2 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
6 2 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
6 2 (0.22%) PaaS
7 1 (0.11%) Azure Machine Learning
Communications & Networking
1 20 (2.17%) HTTP
2 14 (1.52%) TCP/IP
3 12 (1.30%) Multicast
4 9 (0.98%) Broadband
5 8 (0.87%) Internet
5 8 (0.87%) Firewall
5 8 (0.87%) Wireless
6 6 (0.65%) Bluetooth
7 5 (0.54%) SSL
7 5 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (0.43%) SMTP
9 3 (0.33%) VoIP
9 3 (0.33%) DNS
10 2 (0.22%) VLAN
10 2 (0.22%) Ethernet
10 2 (0.22%) Cisco ASA
10 2 (0.22%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.11%) InfiniBand
11 1 (0.11%) VPN
11 1 (0.11%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (6.83%) SQL Server
2 59 (6.40%) Big Data
3 54 (5.86%) Relational Database
4 49 (5.31%) MySQL
5 45 (4.88%) RDBMS
6 33 (3.58%) Hadoop
7 20 (2.17%) Apache Hive
7 20 (2.17%) NoSQL
8 17 (1.84%) MongoDB
9 15 (1.63%) HBase
9 15 (1.63%) Redis
10 13 (1.41%) PostgreSQL
10 13 (1.41%) DB2
11 7 (0.76%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (0.65%) Oracle Reports
13 4 (0.43%) Data Warehouse
13 4 (0.43%) Impala
14 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 3 (0.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 3 (0.33%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 33 (3.58%) Git (software)
2 30 (3.25%) Jenkins
3 24 (2.60%) Subversion
4 21 (2.28%) Visual Studio
5 19 (2.06%) JIRA
6 18 (1.95%) Maven
7 13 (1.41%) Team Foundation Server
8 11 (1.19%) Mercurial
9 10 (1.08%) Ant
9 10 (1.08%) TeamCity
10 7 (0.76%) Cucumber
10 7 (0.76%) Selenium
10 7 (0.76%) Eclipse
11 6 (0.65%) HP UFT
11 6 (0.65%) JUnit
11 6 (0.65%) Rational Functional Tester
11 6 (0.65%) Gradle
12 5 (0.54%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 4 (0.43%) Android Studio
13 4 (0.43%) CMake
General
1 467 (50.65%) Finance
2 198 (21.48%) Banking
3 133 (14.43%) Front Office
4 85 (9.22%) Investment Banking
5 34 (3.69%) Telecoms
6 29 (3.15%) Legal
7 22 (2.39%) Financial Institution
8 21 (2.28%) Games
9 20 (2.17%) Electronics
9 20 (2.17%) Retail
10 15 (1.63%) Marketing
11 9 (0.98%) Advertising
12 8 (0.87%) Back Office
12 8 (0.87%) Wholesale Banking
13 7 (0.76%) Multimedia
14 5 (0.54%) Law
15 3 (0.33%) Publishing
16 2 (0.22%) Automotive
16 2 (0.22%) German Language
17 1 (0.11%) Korean Language
Job Titles
1 523 (56.72%) Developer
2 221 (23.97%) C++ Developer
3 97 (10.52%) Senior Developer
4 76 (8.24%) Java Developer
5 62 (6.72%) Quantitative Developer
6 58 (6.29%) Software Engineer
7 52 (5.64%) Software Developer
8 51 (5.53%) Senior C++ Developer
9 45 (4.88%) Graduate
10 43 (4.66%) Python Developer
11 41 (4.45%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 38 (4.12%) Consultant
13 35 (3.80%) Analyst
13 35 (3.80%) Architect
13 35 (3.80%) C# Developer
14 34 (3.69%) Programmer
15 27 (2.93%) Junior
16 24 (2.60%) C++ Programmer
17 23 (2.49%) Junior Developer
18 21 (2.28%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 183 (19.85%) .NET
2 100 (10.85%) HTML
3 91 (9.87%) STL
4 61 (6.62%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 41 (4.45%) J2EE
6 35 (3.80%) Web Services
7 34 (3.69%) XML
7 34 (3.69%) Middleware
8 27 (2.93%) .NET Framework
8 27 (2.93%) CSS
9 25 (2.71%) Spring
10 24 (2.60%) SOAP
10 24 (2.60%) FIX Protocol
11 19 (2.06%) jQuery
11 19 (2.06%) RESTful
12 18 (1.95%) Struts
13 16 (1.74%) REST
14 15 (1.63%) HTML5
14 15 (1.63%) NumPy
14 15 (1.63%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 202 (21.91%) Computer Science
2 117 (12.69%) Algorithms
3 86 (9.33%) Analytical Skills
3 86 (9.33%) Data Structures
4 75 (8.13%) Mathematics
5 74 (8.03%) Derivative
6 65 (7.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 54 (5.86%) Hedge funds
8 45 (4.88%) Equities
9 26 (2.82%) User Experience
10 24 (2.60%) Fixed Income
11 21 (2.28%) Mobile App
11 21 (2.28%) Enterprise Software
12 19 (2.06%) Physics
13 15 (1.63%) Statistics
13 15 (1.63%) Market Risk
14 14 (1.52%) Animation
14 14 (1.52%) Grid Computing
15 11 (1.19%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
15 11 (1.19%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 353 (38.29%) Linux
2 235 (25.49%) UNIX
3 166 (18.00%) Windows
4 45 (4.88%) Android
5 32 (3.47%) Apple iOS
6 31 (3.36%) Solaris
7 6 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (0.54%) Mac OS X
9 4 (0.43%) CoreOS
10 2 (0.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2008
10 2 (0.22%) Windows Server 2003
10 2 (0.22%) Debian
11 1 (0.11%) CentOS
11 1 (0.11%) Windows CE
11 1 (0.11%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.11%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 188 (20.39%) Agile Software Development
2 185 (20.07%) Multithreading
3 175 (18.98%) OO
4 160 (17.35%) Software Engineering
5 113 (12.26%) Low Latency
6 94 (10.20%) Analytics
7 90 (9.76%) Project Management
8 64 (6.94%) TDD
9 56 (6.07%) SDLC
10 54 (5.86%) Risk Management
11 43 (4.66%) OOD
12 42 (4.56%) CRM
13 41 (4.45%) Algorithmic Trading
14 39 (4.23%) OOP
15 38 (4.12%) UML
16 35 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
16 35 (3.80%) Mentoring
17 34 (3.69%) Electronic Trading
17 34 (3.69%) Unit Testing
18 33 (3.58%) GAP Analysis
Programming Languages
1 462 (50.11%) Java
2 325 (35.25%) C#
3 293 (31.78%) Python
4 219 (23.75%) C
5 217 (23.54%) SQL
6 102 (11.06%) JavaScript
7 93 (10.09%) Perl
8 59 (6.40%) PHP
9 55 (5.97%) VBA
10 52 (5.64%) Scala
11 41 (4.45%) R
12 38 (4.12%) Ruby
13 36 (3.90%) Bash Shell
14 32 (3.47%) Shell Script
15 27 (2.93%) VB
16 25 (2.71%) MATLAB
17 18 (1.95%) Objective-C
18 17 (1.84%) Pascal
19 12 (1.30%) VB.NET
20 11 (1.19%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 251 (27.22%) Degree
2 46 (4.99%) PhD
3 9 (0.98%) DV Cleared
3 9 (0.98%) Security Cleared
4 7 (0.76%) CSSLP
4 7 (0.76%) GWAPT
5 4 (0.43%) SC Cleared
6 3 (0.33%) ISEB
6 3 (0.33%) GPEN
6 3 (0.33%) OSCP
7 2 (0.22%) Postgraduate
7 2 (0.22%) PRINCE2 Certification
8 1 (0.11%) MCTS
8 1 (0.11%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.11%) MCSA
8 1 (0.11%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.11%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.69%) QA
2 7 (0.76%) Sarbanes-Oxley
2 7 (0.76%) HIPAA
3 5 (0.54%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.11%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 11 (1.19%) Firmware
2 7 (0.76%) HDFS
3 4 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.43%) VirtualBox
3 4 (0.43%) Docker
4 1 (0.11%) XenApp
4 1 (0.11%) iptables
4 1 (0.11%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (1.52%) Puppet
2 12 (1.30%) Opscode Chef
3 9 (0.98%) OPNET
4 8 (0.87%) Ansible
4 8 (0.87%) Nagios
5 7 (0.76%) Hadoop YARN
5 7 (0.76%) AppDetective
6 5 (0.54%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.54%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.43%) Kubernetes
7 4 (0.43%) Rundeck
7 4 (0.43%) logstash
7 4 (0.43%) Salt
8 3 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
8 3 (0.33%) Unicenter
8 3 (0.33%) Tivoli
9 1 (0.11%) Netcool
9 1 (0.11%) Cacti
9 1 (0.11%) Icinga
9 1 (0.11%) Mesos
Vendors
1 138 (14.97%) Oracle
2 36 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 33 (3.58%) TIBCO
4 28 (3.04%) Sybase
5 21 (2.28%) IBM
6 8 (0.87%) Google
6 8 (0.87%) Facebook
7 7 (0.76%) WorldPay
7 7 (0.76%) HP
7 7 (0.76%) Intel
8 6 (0.65%) Apple
9 5 (0.54%) Red Hat
9 5 (0.54%) VMware
9 5 (0.54%) Coverity
10 4 (0.43%) Twitter
10 4 (0.43%) Rackspace
10 4 (0.43%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.43%) Perforce
10 4 (0.43%) Bloomberg
11 3 (0.33%) ESRI
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus (c100%) + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Staffworx Ltd
Salary: From £85,000 to £100,000 per annum six figure salary, bonus, exec bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Circa; 30,000-50,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + BONUS & BENIFITS OTE £100,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Kyna Associates
Salary: £65000 - £85000 Per Annum Up to £85,000 + excellent benefits + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 50k - 100k + Bonus + Package
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago