The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Programmer role in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Programmer in their job title over the 3 months to 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Programmer
Rank 612 614 586
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -28
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 20 37 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.045% 0.076% 0.075%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.048% 0.081% 0.080%
Number of salaries quoted 20 37 30
Average salary £75,000 £85,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +70.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,750 £60,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £101,000 £80,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £35,200 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-0.56% -12.00%
C++ Programmer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
41415 45452 41396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.27% 93.51% 93.47%
Number of salaries quoted 35104 38228 34621
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

C++ Programmer
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Programmer in the job title across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Programmer Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++ Programmer
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Programmer across the London region.

C++ Programmer Salary Trend in London

C++ Programmer
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Programmer across the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015.

C++ Programmer Salary Histogram in London

C++ Programmer
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Programmer within the London region over the 3 months to 28 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London +27 15 £75,000 -6.25% 1
Kingston Upon Thames - 1 £42,500 -
C++ Programmer
England

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited C++ Programmer in their job title 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 with C++ Programmer in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) C++
2 31 (73.81%) Finance
2 31 (73.81%) UNIX
3 23 (54.76%) Multithreading
4 22 (52.38%) Linux
5 20 (47.62%) Derivative
6 19 (45.24%) STL
7 18 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 17 (40.48%) Python
9 16 (38.10%) Algorithms
10 13 (30.95%) OO
11 11 (26.19%) Data Structures
12 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
12 10 (23.81%) TDD
12 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
12 10 (23.81%) Lua
12 10 (23.81%) Pascal
12 10 (23.81%) Perl
13 9 (21.43%) C
13 9 (21.43%) Analytics
14 8 (19.05%) Hedge funds
14 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
14 8 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 7 (16.67%) Front Office
15 7 (16.67%) OOD
15 7 (16.67%) POSIX
15 7 (16.67%) Pthreads
15 7 (16.67%) Degree
16 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
17 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering

C++ Programmer
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 July 2015, IT jobs across the London region that cited C++ Programmer in their job title 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 with C++ Programmer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) Relational Database
1 1 (2.38%) RDBMS
General
1 31 (73.81%) Finance
2 7 (16.67%) Front Office
3 5 (11.90%) Financial Institution
4 2 (4.76%) Marketing
5 1 (2.38%) Automotive
5 1 (2.38%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (45.24%) STL
2 18 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (16.67%) POSIX
3 7 (16.67%) Pthreads
4 1 (2.38%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 20 (47.62%) Derivative
2 16 (38.10%) Algorithms
3 11 (26.19%) Data Structures
4 8 (19.05%) Hedge funds
4 8 (19.05%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 6 (14.29%) Computer Science
6 5 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (4.76%) Tandem
7 2 (4.76%) Arduino
7 2 (4.76%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (4.76%) Raspberry Pi
8 1 (2.38%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) UNIX
2 22 (52.38%) Linux
3 2 (4.76%) Android
4 1 (2.38%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (54.76%) Multithreading
2 13 (30.95%) OO
3 10 (23.81%) Unit Testing
3 10 (23.81%) TDD
4 9 (21.43%) Analytics
5 7 (16.67%) OOD
6 5 (11.90%) Software Engineering
6 5 (11.90%) SOA
6 5 (11.90%) SDLC
7 4 (9.52%) Low Latency
8 3 (7.14%) Electronic Trading
8 3 (7.14%) OOP
9 2 (4.76%) Risk Management
9 2 (4.76%) Open Source
9 2 (4.76%) Cyber Security
10 1 (2.38%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 1 (2.38%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.38%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.38%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C++
2 17 (40.48%) Python
3 10 (23.81%) Bash Shell
3 10 (23.81%) Lua
3 10 (23.81%) Pascal
3 10 (23.81%) Perl
4 9 (21.43%) C
5 8 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 3 (7.14%) C#
7 2 (4.76%) Java
8 1 (2.38%) F#
Qualifications
1 7 (16.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (4.76%) Facebook
2 1 (2.38%) Oracle
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