The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 51 45 30
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2305 2461 3175
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.85% 5.56% 6.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.15% 10.23% 11.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1920 1988 2788
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £58,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +3.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
C++
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25199 24064 28014
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.07% 54.33% 55.12%
Number of salaries quoted 21690 20490 24752
Average salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.96% +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in London

C++
Salary Trend in London

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

C++ Salary Trend in London

C++
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in London

C++
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++ within the London region over the 3 months to 21 August 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 -25 548 £62,500 +4.16% 114
Hounslow 0 24 £43,500 -3.33% 2
Teddington -2 24 £35,000 +16.66%
Uxbridge +21 20 £41,000 +60.78%
Surbiton - 20 £39,000 -
New Malden +2 19 £38,750 -18.42% 1
Chessington - 18 £41,250 -
Wimbledon +1 12 £38,750 +40.90%
Croydon -4 12 £55,000 +37.50% 4
Docklands, London +5 9 £65,000 -3.70%
Harrow -15 4 £42,500 +88.88% 3
Canary Wharf -17 3 £50,000 -44.44% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -13 2 £44,750 +42.06%
Wembley - 2 £40,000 -
Twickenham - 1 £55,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 2538 (50.59%) Java
2 2073 (41.32%) Finance
3 1781 (35.50%) C#
4 1670 (33.29%) Degree
5 1580 (31.49%) OO
6 1413 (28.16%) Linux
7 1400 (27.91%) Python
8 1360 (27.11%) Software Engineering
9 1353 (26.97%) SQL
10 1333 (26.57%) Computer Science
11 1278 (25.47%) UNIX
12 1218 (24.28%) C
13 967 (19.27%) Multithreading
14 900 (17.94%) Windows
15 852 (16.98%) .NET
16 787 (15.69%) Oracle
17 732 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
18 711 (14.17%) Banking
19 652 (13.00%) JavaScript
20 621 (12.38%) SQL Server
21 577 (11.50%) STL
22 571 (11.38%) Mathematics
22 571 (11.38%) Low Latency
23 564 (11.24%) Front Office
24 521 (10.38%) HTML
25 466 (9.29%) Perl
26 464 (9.25%) Analytics
27 456 (9.09%) TDD
28 444 (8.85%) Investment Banking
29 439 (8.75%) Scrum

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, IT jobs across the 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 68 (1.36%) WebLogic
2 58 (1.16%) SAS
3 49 (0.98%) MQSeries
4 46 (0.92%) TIBCO EMS
4 46 (0.92%) Node.js
5 45 (0.90%) Tomcat
6 39 (0.78%) SharePoint
7 35 (0.70%) IIS
7 35 (0.70%) Apache
8 32 (0.64%) Apache Pig
9 29 (0.58%) Oracle Coherence
10 25 (0.50%) Apache Solr
11 20 (0.40%) Tornado
12 19 (0.38%) CMS
13 16 (0.32%) Oracle Workflow
14 15 (0.30%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (0.26%) Confluence
15 13 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
15 13 (0.26%) Zope
16 11 (0.22%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 253 (5.04%) MS Excel
2 40 (0.80%) SPSS
3 33 (0.66%) CPLEX
4 28 (0.56%) MS Office
5 17 (0.34%) XMetaL
6 16 (0.32%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.24%) MS PowerPoint
8 10 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
8 10 (0.20%) Mathematica
8 10 (0.20%) Maya
9 9 (0.18%) 3ds Max
10 8 (0.16%) Stata
11 7 (0.14%) Acrobat
12 6 (0.12%) Quicktime
12 6 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
12 6 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (0.100%) InDesign
14 4 (0.080%) NASTRAN
14 4 (0.080%) Spreadsheet
14 4 (0.080%) Blender
Business Applications
1 17 (0.34%) BusinessWorks
1 17 (0.34%) TIBCO iProcess
2 15 (0.30%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (0.100%) BASE24
3 5 (0.100%) Adaptiv
3 5 (0.100%) RMDS
3 5 (0.100%) Oracle BPM
4 4 (0.080%) Markit EDM
4 4 (0.080%) Tridion
5 3 (0.060%) SunGard APT
6 2 (0.040%) Magento
6 2 (0.040%) Kondor+
6 2 (0.040%) Summit
6 2 (0.040%) Oracle Retail
7 1 (0.020%) IntelliMatch
7 1 (0.020%) Endur
7 1 (0.020%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 1 (0.020%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.020%) SAP ERP
7 1 (0.020%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 71 (1.42%) SaaS
2 32 (0.64%) GitHub
3 26 (0.52%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (0.46%) Amazon AWS
5 22 (0.44%) Cloud Computing
6 12 (0.24%) PaaS
7 7 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.12%) Force.com
9 5 (0.100%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.080%) Amazon EMR
10 4 (0.080%) Rackspace Cloud
11 1 (0.020%) Route 53
11 1 (0.020%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 214 (4.27%) TCP/IP
2 111 (2.21%) Internet
3 66 (1.32%) HTTP
4 35 (0.70%) GSM
5 31 (0.62%) Broadband
6 29 (0.58%) RTP
7 23 (0.46%) SAN
7 23 (0.46%) VLAN
8 22 (0.44%) Wireless
8 22 (0.44%) SS7
9 20 (0.40%) LAN
9 20 (0.40%) VoIP
10 19 (0.38%) LDAP
10 19 (0.38%) SIGTRAN
10 19 (0.38%) Multicast
11 18 (0.36%) INAP
11 18 (0.36%) TCAP
12 16 (0.32%) Wireshark
13 15 (0.30%) Firewall
14 14 (0.28%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 621 (12.38%) SQL Server
2 346 (6.90%) Big Data
3 300 (5.98%) Relational Database
4 247 (4.92%) Hadoop
5 197 (3.93%) MySQL
6 115 (2.29%) Apache Cassandra
7 104 (2.07%) RDBMS
8 95 (1.89%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 91 (1.81%) Data Mining
10 78 (1.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 70 (1.40%) MongoDB
12 63 (1.26%) NoSQL
12 63 (1.26%) Apache Hive
12 63 (1.26%) KDB
12 63 (1.26%) OLTP
13 61 (1.22%) Data Warehouse
14 58 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
15 56 (1.12%) SQL Server 2012
16 52 (1.04%) Oracle Database
17 48 (0.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 195 (3.89%) Git (software)
2 163 (3.25%) Visual Studio
3 147 (2.93%) Subversion
4 121 (2.41%) JUnit
5 118 (2.35%) JIRA
6 100 (1.99%) Maven
7 93 (1.85%) Jenkins
8 92 (1.83%) Selenium
9 76 (1.51%) NUnit
10 56 (1.12%) Eclipse
11 47 (0.94%) Xcode
12 46 (0.92%) Cucumber
13 43 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
14 40 (0.80%) WebDriver
15 36 (0.72%) Mercurial
15 36 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
16 35 (0.70%) TeamCity
16 35 (0.70%) Ant
17 33 (0.66%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
18 28 (0.56%) GDB
General
1 2073 (41.32%) Finance
2 711 (14.17%) Banking
3 564 (11.24%) Front Office
4 444 (8.85%) Investment Banking
5 246 (4.90%) Games
6 222 (4.42%) Financial Institution
7 212 (4.23%) Telecoms
8 134 (2.67%) Retail
9 64 (1.28%) Publishing
9 64 (1.28%) Back Office
9 64 (1.28%) Marketing
10 59 (1.18%) Electronics
11 53 (1.06%) Advertising
12 47 (0.94%) Law
12 47 (0.94%) Legal
13 35 (0.70%) Multimedia
14 19 (0.38%) French Language
15 17 (0.34%) German Language
15 17 (0.34%) Music Industry
16 16 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3369 (67.15%) Developer
2 1357 (27.05%) C++ Developer
3 566 (11.28%) Software Engineer
4 488 (9.73%) Software Developer
5 446 (8.89%) Senior Developer
6 410 (8.17%) Java Developer
7 377 (7.51%) C# Developer
8 299 (5.96%) Analyst
9 275 (5.48%) Programmer
10 264 (5.26%) Python Developer
11 209 (4.17%) Junior
12 199 (3.97%) Graduate
13 173 (3.45%) C++ Software Developer
14 170 (3.39%) Junior Developer
15 161 (3.21%) C++ Software Engineer
16 139 (2.77%) C# .NET Developer
17 138 (2.75%) Senior Software Engineer
18 137 (2.73%) Senior C++ Developer
19 128 (2.55%) Consultant
20 116 (2.31%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 852 (16.98%) .NET
2 577 (11.50%) STL
3 521 (10.38%) HTML
4 390 (7.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 297 (5.92%) XML
6 253 (5.04%) HTML5
7 244 (4.86%) CSS
8 220 (4.39%) WPF
9 215 (4.29%) Web Services
10 202 (4.03%) J2EE
11 198 (3.95%) ASP.NET
12 136 (2.71%) WCF
13 105 (2.09%) OpenGL
14 101 (2.01%) WinForms
15 98 (1.95%) .NET Framework
16 97 (1.93%) jQuery
17 93 (1.85%) Middleware
17 93 (1.85%) MFC
18 92 (1.83%) J2SE
19 86 (1.71%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 1333 (26.57%) Computer Science
2 571 (11.38%) Mathematics
3 388 (7.73%) Hedge funds
4 384 (7.65%) Derivative
5 305 (6.08%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 287 (5.72%) Fixed Income
7 278 (5.54%) Physics
8 277 (5.52%) Open Source
9 241 (4.80%) Equities
10 152 (3.03%) Visualisation
11 140 (2.79%) Mobile App
12 118 (2.35%) iPad
13 117 (2.33%) Statistics
14 106 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
15 85 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
16 83 (1.65%) iPhone
17 76 (1.51%) 3D Graphics
18 74 (1.47%) Management Information System
19 66 (1.32%) Blackberry
20 65 (1.30%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 1413 (28.16%) Linux
2 1278 (25.47%) UNIX
3 900 (17.94%) Windows
4 360 (7.18%) Android
5 284 (5.66%) Apple iOS
6 98 (1.95%) Solaris
7 82 (1.63%) Windows Phone
8 45 (0.90%) Mac OS X
9 30 (0.60%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (0.48%) Windows Phone 8
11 22 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 22 (0.44%) Windows Phone 7
11 22 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
12 20 (0.40%) HPUX
13 19 (0.38%) AIX
14 18 (0.36%) Windows XP
15 16 (0.32%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
16 15 (0.30%) Embedded Linux
17 11 (0.22%) CentOS
18 10 (0.20%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1580 (31.49%) OO
2 1360 (27.11%) Software Engineering
3 967 (19.27%) Multithreading
4 732 (14.59%) Agile Software Development
5 571 (11.38%) Low Latency
6 464 (9.25%) Analytics
7 456 (9.09%) TDD
8 439 (8.75%) Scrum
9 383 (7.63%) OOP
10 355 (7.08%) OOD
11 230 (4.58%) Unit Testing
12 220 (4.39%) Risk Management
13 212 (4.23%) Algorithmic Trading
14 199 (3.97%) Project Management
15 171 (3.41%) Continuous Integration
16 166 (3.31%) iOS Development
16 166 (3.31%) Electronic Trading
17 160 (3.19%) MVC
18 156 (3.11%) Android Development
19 144 (2.87%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2538 (50.59%) Java
2 1781 (35.50%) C#
3 1400 (27.91%) Python
4 1353 (26.97%) SQL
5 1218 (24.28%) C
6 652 (13.00%) JavaScript
7 466 (9.29%) Perl
8 337 (6.72%) Ruby
9 243 (4.84%) PHP
10 203 (4.05%) VBA
11 188 (3.75%) Objective-C
12 179 (3.57%) F#
13 178 (3.55%) VB
14 170 (3.39%) Scala
15 145 (2.89%) Bash Shell
16 139 (2.77%) Shell Script
17 122 (2.43%) R
18 109 (2.17%) MATLAB
19 96 (1.91%) PL/SQL
20 89 (1.77%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1670 (33.29%) Degree
2 275 (5.48%) PhD
3 39 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
4 30 (0.60%) Security Cleared
5 28 (0.56%) ISEB
5 28 (0.56%) ISTQB
6 27 (0.54%) CISSP
7 24 (0.48%) MCTS
8 21 (0.42%) SC Cleared
9 18 (0.36%) MCSD
10 17 (0.34%) MCP
11 16 (0.32%) MCAD
11 16 (0.32%) CEH
12 15 (0.30%) CCNA
12 15 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
13 14 (0.28%) DV Cleared
14 13 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
15 10 (0.20%) MBA
15 10 (0.20%) Postgraduate
16 9 (0.18%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 241 (4.80%) QA
2 68 (1.36%) ISO 9001
3 21 (0.42%) SLA
4 17 (0.34%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 16 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
6 15 (0.30%) EMIR
7 14 (0.28%) PCI DSS
8 12 (0.24%) Data Quality
9 5 (0.100%) ISO 8583
9 5 (0.100%) Basel III
9 5 (0.100%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 3 (0.060%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.040%) CRD IV
12 1 (0.020%) DO-178B
12 1 (0.020%) Basel II
12 1 (0.020%) MiFID
12 1 (0.020%) HL7
12 1 (0.020%) DICOM
12 1 (0.020%) UCITS
System Software
1 20 (0.40%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (0.30%) Active Directory
3 11 (0.22%) HDFS
4 10 (0.20%) SpamAssassin
5 9 (0.18%) NFS
5 9 (0.18%) VMware ESX
6 7 (0.14%) Nmap
7 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
7 6 (0.12%) vSphere
8 5 (0.100%) Gluster
9 4 (0.080%) Kamailio
9 4 (0.080%) Apache Flume
10 3 (0.060%) OpenSSH
11 2 (0.040%) Varnish
11 2 (0.040%) Docker
12 1 (0.020%) Platform Symphony
12 1 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 1 (0.020%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.020%) VMware Workstation
12 1 (0.020%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 29 (0.58%) Puppet
2 23 (0.46%) HP Quality Center
3 22 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
4 12 (0.24%) NetBackup
5 8 (0.16%) OpenView
6 7 (0.14%) Control-M
7 5 (0.100%) YUM
8 4 (0.080%) ZABBIX
8 4 (0.080%) HAProxy
8 4 (0.080%) Oozie
9 3 (0.060%) Nagios
10 2 (0.040%) OVSD
10 2 (0.040%) Nessus
11 1 (0.020%) WMI
11 1 (0.020%) SCCM
11 1 (0.020%) MOM
11 1 (0.020%) Ansible
11 1 (0.020%) logstash
11 1 (0.020%) Ganglia
11 1 (0.020%) Vagrant
Vendors
1 787 (15.69%) Oracle
2 349 (6.96%) Microsoft
3 182 (3.63%) Sybase
4 164 (3.27%) Google
5 156 (3.11%) TIBCO
6 99 (1.97%) Facebook
7 76 (1.51%) Bloomberg
8 63 (1.26%) HP
9 50 (1.00%) JBoss
10 47 (0.94%) Business Objects
11 46 (0.92%) Perforce
12 41 (0.82%) IBM
13 39 (0.78%) Fidessa
14 38 (0.76%) Red Hat
15 36 (0.72%) Salesforce.com
16 31 (0.62%) VMware
16 31 (0.62%) 29West
17 29 (0.58%) Teradata
18 27 (0.54%) Cognos
19 26 (0.52%) Apple
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £60k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Hatstand Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus,Pay rise, Med Insurance
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Recital Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £45000 Per Annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
East London
Yoh Company
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
South West London
Solutions Recruitment
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
XIST4 IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: Good Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Burns Sheehan
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oxford Knight
Salary: Bonus + Equity + Food!
Posted: Yesterday
London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: From £62,000 to £77,000 per annum plus outstanding package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Healthcare , Pension , Gym , Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Harrow, Middlesex
IT Executive Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday