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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Programmer
Rank 617 615 573
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -42
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Programmer 16 38 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.036% 0.078% 0.068%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.038% 0.083% 0.073%
Number of salaries quoted 16 38 25
Average salary £57,500 £85,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.35% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £59,250 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £110,000 £83,000
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-12.50% -
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
41608 45886 41320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 93.35% 93.66% 93.69%
Number of salaries quoted 35298 38585 34779
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 £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 3 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 3 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
(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 +43 11 £55,000 -31.25% 3
C++ Programmer
England

C++ Programmer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 3 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 40 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (75.00%) UNIX
3 28 (70.00%) Finance
4 20 (50.00%) Linux
5 19 (47.50%) Multithreading
6 18 (45.00%) STL
7 17 (42.50%) Derivative
7 17 (42.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 16 (40.00%) Algorithms
9 13 (32.50%) OO
9 13 (32.50%) Python
10 11 (27.50%) Degree
10 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
11 10 (25.00%) Lua
11 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
11 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
11 10 (25.00%) TDD
11 10 (25.00%) Perl
11 10 (25.00%) Pascal
11 10 (25.00%) Data Structures
12 9 (22.50%) Analytics
12 9 (22.50%) C
13 7 (17.50%) OOD
13 7 (17.50%) POSIX
13 7 (17.50%) Hedge funds
13 7 (17.50%) Pthreads
14 5 (12.50%) SDLC
14 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
14 5 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
15 4 (10.00%) Front Office

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

For the 6 months to 3 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.

Applications
1 2 (5.00%) CPLEX
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (5.00%) Hadoop
1 2 (5.00%) HBase
General
1 28 (70.00%) Finance
2 4 (10.00%) Financial Institution
2 4 (10.00%) Front Office
3 2 (5.00%) Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.00%) Marketing
4 1 (2.50%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (45.00%) STL
2 17 (42.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 7 (17.50%) Pthreads
3 7 (17.50%) POSIX
4 1 (2.50%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 17 (42.50%) Derivative
2 16 (40.00%) Algorithms
3 11 (27.50%) Computer Science
4 10 (25.00%) Data Structures
5 7 (17.50%) Hedge funds
6 5 (12.50%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 4 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (5.00%) Raspberry Pi
8 2 (5.00%) Management Information System
8 2 (5.00%) Tandem
8 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
8 2 (5.00%) Arduino
8 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (2.50%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 30 (75.00%) UNIX
2 20 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (5.00%) Android
4 1 (2.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (47.50%) Multithreading
2 13 (32.50%) OO
3 10 (25.00%) TDD
3 10 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 9 (22.50%) Analytics
5 7 (17.50%) OOD
6 5 (12.50%) Software Engineering
6 5 (12.50%) SDLC
7 4 (10.00%) Low Latency
7 4 (10.00%) SOA
8 3 (7.50%) OOP
8 3 (7.50%) Electronic Trading
9 2 (5.00%) Open Source
9 2 (5.00%) Cyber Security
9 2 (5.00%) API Design
9 2 (5.00%) Project Management
10 1 (2.50%) Scrum
10 1 (2.50%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (2.50%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (32.50%) Python
3 10 (25.00%) Pascal
3 10 (25.00%) Lua
3 10 (25.00%) Bash Shell
3 10 (25.00%) Perl
4 9 (22.50%) C
5 3 (7.50%) Java
6 2 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (5.00%) R
7 1 (2.50%) C#
7 1 (2.50%) F#
Qualifications
1 11 (27.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (5.00%) Oracle
1 2 (5.00%) Facebook
1 2 (5.00%) Twitter
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