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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Programmer
Rank 616 558 586
Rank change year-on-year
-58 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 18 48 64
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.039% 0.11% 0.13%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.042% 0.12% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14 42 60
Average salary £80,000 £51,250 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+56.09% -14.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,650 £35,000 £39,750
10% offered a salary of more than £109,000 £84,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,750
% change year-on-year
- +14.50%
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
43006 41638 46964
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.37% 93.52% 94.55%
Number of salaries quoted 35883 35024 40689
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 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +2 3 £85,000 +6.25% 2
Croydon -7 1 - - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £60,001 -
C++ Programmer
England

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 60 (100.00%) C++
2 29 (48.33%) UNIX
3 26 (43.33%) STL
4 24 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 23 (38.33%) Multithreading
5 23 (38.33%) Finance
6 22 (36.67%) Degree
6 22 (36.67%) Linux
7 21 (35.00%) C
7 21 (35.00%) Low Latency
8 20 (33.33%) Computer Science
9 15 (25.00%) Analytics
10 12 (20.00%) Windows
11 11 (18.33%) C#
11 11 (18.33%) Python
12 10 (16.67%) OO
12 10 (16.67%) Java
13 9 (15.00%) .NET
13 9 (15.00%) Hedge funds
14 8 (13.33%) SQL
15 7 (11.67%) Objective-C
15 7 (11.67%) Android Development
15 7 (11.67%) iOS Development
15 7 (11.67%) Mobile App
15 7 (11.67%) Windows Phone
15 7 (11.67%) Apple iOS
15 7 (11.67%) Android
15 7 (11.67%) Algorithmic Trading
16 6 (10.00%) F#
16 6 (10.00%) System Testing

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

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.67%) SharePoint
Business Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.67%) Oracle Database
2 1 (1.67%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (1.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 23 (38.33%) Finance
2 5 (8.33%) Front Office
3 3 (5.00%) Banking
4 1 (1.67%) Financial Institution
4 1 (1.67%) Advertising
4 1 (1.67%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (43.33%) STL
2 24 (40.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 9 (15.00%) .NET
4 3 (5.00%) XML
5 1 (1.67%) XSD
5 1 (1.67%) OpenGL
5 1 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (1.67%) MFC
5 1 (1.67%) CSS
5 1 (1.67%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 9 (15.00%) Hedge funds
3 7 (11.67%) Mobile App
4 5 (8.33%) Tandem
5 4 (6.67%) Derivative
5 4 (6.67%) Equities
5 4 (6.67%) Mathematics
6 3 (5.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.33%) Fixed Income
7 2 (3.33%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 29 (48.33%) UNIX
2 22 (36.67%) Linux
3 12 (20.00%) Windows
4 7 (11.67%) Android
4 7 (11.67%) Apple iOS
4 7 (11.67%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (38.33%) Multithreading
2 21 (35.00%) Low Latency
3 15 (25.00%) Analytics
4 10 (16.67%) OO
5 7 (11.67%) Algorithmic Trading
5 7 (11.67%) Android Development
5 7 (11.67%) iOS Development
6 6 (10.00%) Functional Programming
6 6 (10.00%) System Testing
6 6 (10.00%) Data Analysis
7 3 (5.00%) Scrum
7 3 (5.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (5.00%) OOD
7 3 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
8 2 (3.33%) Ultra-Low Latency
9 1 (1.67%) Cash Management
9 1 (1.67%) Software Architecture
9 1 (1.67%) Game Development
9 1 (1.67%) Portfolio Management
9 1 (1.67%) Configuration Management
Programming Languages
1 60 (100.00%) C++
2 21 (35.00%) C
3 11 (18.33%) C#
3 11 (18.33%) Python
4 10 (16.67%) Java
5 8 (13.33%) SQL
6 7 (11.67%) Objective-C
7 6 (10.00%) F#
8 4 (6.67%) JavaScript
9 2 (3.33%) Perl
10 1 (1.67%) VC++
10 1 (1.67%) Lua
10 1 (1.67%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 22 (36.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.33%) SLA
2 1 (1.67%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (5.00%) Symbian
2 2 (3.33%) Microsoft
2 2 (3.33%) Oracle
3 1 (1.67%) Twitter
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