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

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Programmer
Rank 597 563 566
Rank change year-on-year
-34 +3
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 30 54 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.066% 0.12% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.071% 0.13% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 23 46 59
Average salary £62,500 £70,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% +16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £53,400 £37,500 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £94,000 £90,000 £78,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
% change year-on-year
- +15.38%
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
42532 42025 45310
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.70% 93.89% 94.46%
Number of salaries quoted 35746 35385 39032
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £77,500
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 23 October 2014.

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 23 October 2014. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +19 7 £70,000 -6.66% 1
Croydon -2 1 - - 1
Uxbridge - 1 - -
Docklands, London - 1 £60,001 -
C++ Programmer
England

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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 64 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (50.00%) UNIX
3 27 (42.19%) Finance
4 26 (40.63%) Linux
5 24 (37.50%) STL
6 22 (34.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 21 (32.81%) Multithreading
7 21 (32.81%) Degree
7 21 (32.81%) Algorithms
7 21 (32.81%) C
8 19 (29.69%) Data Structures
8 19 (29.69%) Low Latency
9 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
10 15 (23.44%) OO
11 14 (21.88%) Python
11 14 (21.88%) SQL
12 13 (20.31%) C#
12 13 (20.31%) Analytics
13 12 (18.75%) Java
14 10 (15.63%) .NET
14 10 (15.63%) Windows
15 8 (12.50%) Hedge funds
16 7 (10.94%) Perl
16 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
17 6 (9.38%) XML
17 6 (9.38%) Objective-C
17 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
17 6 (9.38%) System Testing
17 6 (9.38%) Android
17 6 (9.38%) Mobile App

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

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) CPLEX
Business Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (10.94%) SQL Server
2 3 (4.69%) Oracle Database
3 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
3 1 (1.56%) HBase
3 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (42.19%) Finance
2 5 (7.81%) Front Office
3 3 (4.69%) Banking
4 1 (1.56%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.56%) Advertising
4 1 (1.56%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (37.50%) STL
2 22 (34.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (15.63%) .NET
4 6 (9.38%) XML
5 2 (3.13%) Qt
6 1 (1.56%) FIX Protocol
6 1 (1.56%) OpenGL
6 1 (1.56%) XML Schema
6 1 (1.56%) XSD
6 1 (1.56%) CSS
6 1 (1.56%) Web Services
6 1 (1.56%) MFC
6 1 (1.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 21 (32.81%) Algorithms
2 19 (29.69%) Data Structures
3 17 (26.56%) Computer Science
4 8 (12.50%) Hedge funds
5 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
5 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
6 4 (6.25%) Tandem
6 4 (6.25%) Derivative
7 3 (4.69%) Equities
8 2 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 2 (3.13%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.13%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.56%) Fixed Income
Operating Systems
1 32 (50.00%) UNIX
2 26 (40.63%) Linux
3 10 (15.63%) Windows
4 6 (9.38%) Android
4 6 (9.38%) Windows Phone
4 6 (9.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (32.81%) Multithreading
2 19 (29.69%) Low Latency
3 15 (23.44%) OO
4 13 (20.31%) Analytics
5 6 (9.38%) Data Analysis
5 6 (9.38%) System Testing
5 6 (9.38%) Android Development
5 6 (9.38%) iOS Development
6 5 (7.81%) Algorithmic Trading
6 5 (7.81%) Software Engineering
7 4 (6.25%) OOD
7 4 (6.25%) Functional Programming
8 3 (4.69%) Business Analysis
8 3 (4.69%) Agile Software Development
9 2 (3.13%) Configuration Management
9 2 (3.13%) Ultra-Low Latency
10 1 (1.56%) Cash Management
10 1 (1.56%) Game Development
10 1 (1.56%) Portfolio Management
10 1 (1.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 64 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (32.81%) C
3 14 (21.88%) Python
3 14 (21.88%) SQL
4 13 (20.31%) C#
5 12 (18.75%) Java
6 7 (10.94%) Perl
7 6 (9.38%) Objective-C
8 4 (6.25%) JavaScript
8 4 (6.25%) F#
9 3 (4.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (3.13%) VC++
10 2 (3.13%) Lua
11 1 (1.56%) R
11 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.56%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 21 (32.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.81%) SLA
2 3 (4.69%) QA
Vendors
1 5 (7.81%) Oracle
2 3 (4.69%) Symbian
3 2 (3.13%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.13%) Twitter
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