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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 52 50 34
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2037 2339 2926
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.60% 5.15% 6.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.01% 9.47% 11.24%
Number of salaries quoted 1805 1933 2536
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £85,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
22608 24693 26042
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.05% 54.39% 54.40%
Number of salaries quoted 19612 20949 22895
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £77,500
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 19 December 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 19 December 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 -23 411 £65,000 +4.00% 78
Teddington 0 14 £50,000 -9.09%
New Malden 0 11 £50,000 - 1
Uxbridge -3 11 £40,000 -20.00%
Harrow -6 9 £47,500 -9.52%
Wimbledon -12 8 £50,000 +42.85% 1
Surbiton -16 8 £47,500 +46.15%
Canary Wharf -6 4 £81,250 -14.47%
Chessington - 4 £29,250 -
Greenford - 4 - - 1
Twickenham -1 3 £55,000 -
Hammersmith -9 2 - -
Hounslow -19 2 £46,500 +3.33%
Kingston Upon Thames -25 2 £41,250 +26.92%
Bromley +15 1 £33,000 -
Wembley +4 1 £50,000 +56.25%
Mayfair +2 1 £40,000 -61.90%
Clapham -3 1 £27,500 -
Docklands, London -13 1 £75,000 +17.64%
Southwark - 1 £31,500 -
Beckenham - 1 £67,500 -
Edgware - 1 - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 1967 (47.07%) Java
2 1872 (44.80%) Finance
3 1432 (34.27%) C#
4 1254 (30.01%) OO
5 1245 (29.79%) Degree
6 1154 (27.61%) SQL
7 1141 (27.30%) UNIX
8 1137 (27.21%) Linux
9 1131 (27.06%) Python
10 1114 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
11 995 (23.81%) Software Engineering
12 918 (21.97%) Computer Science
13 884 (21.15%) Multithreading
14 881 (21.08%) C
15 854 (20.44%) Windows
16 723 (17.30%) .NET
17 677 (16.20%) Banking
18 602 (14.41%) Oracle
19 590 (14.12%) JavaScript
20 509 (12.18%) Front Office
21 502 (12.01%) SQL Server
22 490 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
23 489 (11.70%) Algorithms
24 468 (11.20%) STL
25 447 (10.70%) TDD
26 439 (10.50%) Investment Banking
27 432 (10.34%) Mathematics
28 425 (10.17%) Low Latency
29 414 (9.91%) HTML
30 390 (9.33%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 66 (1.58%) Node.js
2 58 (1.39%) SAS
3 39 (0.93%) WebLogic
4 38 (0.91%) Oracle Coherence
5 36 (0.86%) MQSeries
6 35 (0.84%) CMS
7 33 (0.79%) Apache Pig
8 28 (0.67%) TIBCO EMS
9 26 (0.62%) Tomcat
10 21 (0.50%) SharePoint
11 19 (0.45%) IIS
12 17 (0.41%) JBoss
12 17 (0.41%) Apache
13 14 (0.34%) nginx
13 14 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 13 (0.31%) Apache Spark
15 12 (0.29%) OpenStack
15 12 (0.29%) Confluence
16 11 (0.26%) GemFire
17 10 (0.24%) WordPress
Applications
1 192 (4.59%) MS Excel
2 37 (0.89%) MS Office
3 27 (0.65%) SPSS
4 24 (0.57%) CPLEX
5 14 (0.34%) Photoshop
6 10 (0.24%) Adobe Illustrator
7 9 (0.22%) CINEMA 4D
7 9 (0.22%) Maya
7 9 (0.22%) 3ds Max
8 7 (0.17%) Mathematica
8 7 (0.17%) Doxygen
9 6 (0.14%) XMetaL
9 6 (0.14%) MS Visio
10 5 (0.12%) Stata
11 4 (0.096%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.096%) FrameMaker
12 3 (0.072%) MS Project
12 3 (0.072%) Spreadsheet
12 3 (0.072%) LaTeX
13 2 (0.048%) Final Cut Pro
Business Applications
1 21 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
2 16 (0.38%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 10 (0.24%) Magento
3 10 (0.24%) RMDS
4 9 (0.22%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.14%) TIBCO iProcess
5 6 (0.14%) BusinessWorks
6 5 (0.12%) Adaptiv
6 5 (0.12%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 5 (0.12%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.12%) Oracle Receivables
7 4 (0.096%) Tridion
7 4 (0.096%) BASE24
8 3 (0.072%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 3 (0.072%) Workday HCM
9 2 (0.048%) Summit
9 2 (0.048%) Sentinel
9 2 (0.048%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.048%) Google Analytics
Cloud Services
1 40 (0.96%) SaaS
2 38 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 22 (0.53%) GitHub
4 21 (0.50%) Cloud Computing
5 12 (0.29%) PaaS
6 10 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
7 9 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
8 7 (0.17%) Microsoft Azure
8 7 (0.17%) Google App Engine
9 6 (0.14%) Amazon S3
10 5 (0.12%) Force.com
10 5 (0.12%) Route 53
11 1 (0.024%) Amazon EMR
11 1 (0.024%) Heroku
11 1 (0.024%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 167 (4.00%) TCP/IP
2 76 (1.82%) Internet
2 76 (1.82%) HTTP
3 26 (0.62%) Broadband
4 19 (0.45%) DNS
5 16 (0.38%) LAN
6 15 (0.36%) Firewall
7 14 (0.34%) SSL
8 13 (0.31%) RTP
8 13 (0.31%) LDAP
8 13 (0.31%) VLAN
9 12 (0.29%) SSH
10 11 (0.26%) GSM
10 11 (0.26%) DVB
11 9 (0.22%) ADSL
12 8 (0.19%) FTP
12 8 (0.19%) WAN
13 7 (0.17%) 3G
13 7 (0.17%) 4G
13 7 (0.17%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 502 (12.01%) SQL Server
2 215 (5.14%) Relational Database
3 197 (4.71%) MySQL
4 164 (3.92%) Hadoop
5 162 (3.88%) Big Data
6 67 (1.60%) Oracle Database
7 58 (1.39%) RDBMS
8 54 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 50 (1.20%) Apache Hive
10 45 (1.08%) HBase
10 45 (1.08%) Data Mining
11 42 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
12 41 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
13 40 (0.96%) MongoDB
14 38 (0.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
15 35 (0.84%) OLTP
16 30 (0.72%) Apache Cassandra
17 26 (0.62%) PostgreSQL
18 25 (0.60%) QlikView
18 25 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 185 (4.43%) Git (software)
2 162 (3.88%) Subversion
3 145 (3.47%) Visual Studio
4 108 (2.58%) Maven
5 101 (2.42%) JIRA
6 86 (2.06%) Jenkins
7 80 (1.91%) NUnit
7 80 (1.91%) JUnit
8 79 (1.89%) Selenium
9 59 (1.41%) GCC
10 50 (1.20%) Cucumber
11 49 (1.17%) Eclipse
12 45 (1.08%) Ant
12 45 (1.08%) TeamCity
13 36 (0.86%) Hudson
13 36 (0.86%) Rhino Mocks
14 30 (0.72%) Mercurial
15 24 (0.57%) ClearCase
15 24 (0.57%) Xcode
15 24 (0.57%) SilkTest
General
1 1872 (44.80%) Finance
2 677 (16.20%) Banking
3 509 (12.18%) Front Office
4 439 (10.50%) Investment Banking
5 207 (4.95%) Financial Institution
6 156 (3.73%) Telecoms
7 129 (3.09%) Games
8 121 (2.90%) Retail
9 62 (1.48%) Marketing
10 61 (1.46%) Back Office
10 61 (1.46%) Law
11 45 (1.08%) Publishing
12 40 (0.96%) Aerospace
13 39 (0.93%) Electronics
14 30 (0.72%) Multimedia
15 29 (0.69%) Legal
16 27 (0.65%) Retail Banking
17 24 (0.57%) Automotive
17 24 (0.57%) Advertising
18 18 (0.43%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2741 (65.59%) Developer
2 1240 (29.67%) C++ Developer
3 376 (9.00%) Software Engineer
4 355 (8.49%) Java Developer
5 337 (8.06%) Senior Developer
6 336 (8.04%) C# Developer
7 289 (6.92%) Software Developer
8 235 (5.62%) Analyst
9 222 (5.31%) Python Developer
10 196 (4.69%) Programmer
11 165 (3.95%) Junior
12 148 (3.54%) Junior Developer
13 128 (3.06%) Senior C++ Developer
14 125 (2.99%) Graduate
15 121 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
16 117 (2.80%) C++ Software Developer
17 111 (2.66%) C++ Software Engineer
18 110 (2.63%) Architect
19 109 (2.61%) Applications Support
20 102 (2.44%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 723 (17.30%) .NET
2 468 (11.20%) STL
3 414 (9.91%) HTML
4 287 (6.87%) XML
5 285 (6.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 235 (5.62%) CSS
7 224 (5.36%) HTML5
8 223 (5.34%) Web Services
9 196 (4.69%) WPF
10 184 (4.40%) ASP.NET
11 173 (4.14%) J2EE
12 145 (3.47%) FIX Protocol
13 128 (3.06%) WCF
14 122 (2.92%) MFC
15 116 (2.78%) jQuery
16 98 (2.35%) OpenGL
17 84 (2.01%) SOAP
18 82 (1.96%) Spring
19 79 (1.89%) .NET Framework
20 78 (1.87%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 918 (21.97%) Computer Science
2 490 (11.73%) Analytical Skills
3 489 (11.70%) Algorithms
4 432 (10.34%) Mathematics
5 336 (8.04%) Derivative
6 330 (7.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 301 (7.20%) Fixed Income
8 273 (6.53%) Hedge funds
9 266 (6.37%) Data Structures
10 245 (5.86%) Physics
11 199 (4.76%) Equities
12 185 (4.43%) Open Source
13 103 (2.46%) Visualisation
13 103 (2.46%) User Experience
14 84 (2.01%) iPhone
15 83 (1.99%) Statistics
16 80 (1.91%) iPad
17 78 (1.87%) Credit Risk
18 76 (1.82%) Enterprise Software
19 69 (1.65%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1141 (27.30%) UNIX
2 1137 (27.21%) Linux
3 854 (20.44%) Windows
4 233 (5.58%) Apple iOS
5 222 (5.31%) Android
6 144 (3.45%) Solaris
7 60 (1.44%) Windows Phone
8 54 (1.29%) Mac OS X
9 26 (0.62%) Windows Phone 8
10 24 (0.57%) HPUX
10 24 (0.57%) Windows XP
11 19 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
12 17 (0.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 16 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
13 16 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
13 16 (0.38%) Windows NT
13 16 (0.38%) AIX
14 14 (0.34%) Debian
14 14 (0.34%) CentOS
15 13 (0.31%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1254 (30.01%) OO
2 1114 (26.66%) Agile Software Development
3 995 (23.81%) Software Engineering
4 884 (21.15%) Multithreading
5 447 (10.70%) TDD
6 425 (10.17%) Low Latency
7 372 (8.90%) Analytics
8 362 (8.66%) OOD
9 343 (8.21%) OOP
10 342 (8.18%) Scrum
11 164 (3.92%) MVC
12 149 (3.57%) Mentoring
13 147 (3.52%) BDD
14 146 (3.49%) Continuous Integration
15 145 (3.47%) Project Management
16 141 (3.37%) Unit Testing
17 140 (3.35%) Risk Management
18 129 (3.09%) iOS Development
19 125 (2.99%) Algorithmic Trading
20 115 (2.75%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1967 (47.07%) Java
2 1432 (34.27%) C#
3 1154 (27.61%) SQL
4 1131 (27.06%) Python
5 881 (21.08%) C
6 590 (14.12%) JavaScript
7 390 (9.33%) Perl
8 212 (5.07%) Ruby
9 172 (4.12%) PHP
10 163 (3.90%) Objective-C
11 159 (3.80%) VBA
12 146 (3.49%) Bash Shell
13 141 (3.37%) Shell Script
14 132 (3.16%) Scala
15 114 (2.73%) VB
16 98 (2.35%) VC++
17 86 (2.06%) R
18 80 (1.91%) PL/SQL
19 78 (1.87%) MATLAB
20 68 (1.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1245 (29.79%) Degree
2 203 (4.86%) PhD
3 34 (0.81%) Security Cleared
4 28 (0.67%) ISEB
5 24 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 20 (0.48%) CISSP
7 19 (0.45%) SC Cleared
8 13 (0.31%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 12 (0.29%) Postgraduate
10 10 (0.24%) CEH
11 7 (0.17%) DV Cleared
11 7 (0.17%) Brainbench
11 7 (0.17%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.17%) CCNA
12 6 (0.14%) CISM
13 5 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.096%) ITIL Certification
14 4 (0.096%) CSSLP
14 4 (0.096%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
15 3 (0.072%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 288 (6.89%) QA
2 33 (0.79%) SLA
3 32 (0.77%) ISO 9001
4 18 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 16 (0.38%) EMIR
6 13 (0.31%) Basel III
7 12 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 10 (0.24%) PCI DSS
9 8 (0.19%) Basel II
10 4 (0.096%) ISO 8583
10 4 (0.096%) COBIT
11 3 (0.072%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 2 (0.048%) Solvency II
12 2 (0.048%) Data Quality
12 2 (0.048%) CRD IV
System Software
1 25 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 18 (0.43%) HDFS
3 15 (0.36%) Active Directory
4 11 (0.26%) Firmware
5 9 (0.22%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.12%) Gluster
6 5 (0.12%) NFS
6 5 (0.12%) Kamailio
7 3 (0.072%) Platform Symphony
8 2 (0.048%) KVM
8 2 (0.048%) Docker
8 2 (0.048%) SpamAssassin
8 2 (0.048%) Varnish
9 1 (0.024%) vSphere
9 1 (0.024%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.024%) Samba
9 1 (0.024%) VMware ESX
9 1 (0.024%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.024%) Nmap
9 1 (0.024%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 38 (0.91%) Puppet
2 32 (0.77%) HP Quality Center
3 31 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
4 7 (0.17%) OpenView
4 7 (0.17%) Nagios
5 6 (0.14%) ZABBIX
5 6 (0.14%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.12%) Ansible
6 5 (0.12%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.096%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.096%) OVSD
8 3 (0.072%) Control-M
8 3 (0.072%) NetBackup
8 3 (0.072%) Graphite
9 2 (0.048%) SELinux
9 2 (0.048%) logstash
9 2 (0.048%) Red Hat Spacewalk
10 1 (0.024%) Oozie
10 1 (0.024%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.024%) WMI
Vendors
1 602 (14.41%) Oracle
2 311 (7.44%) Microsoft
3 174 (4.16%) Sybase
4 98 (2.35%) TIBCO
5 97 (2.32%) Bloomberg
6 84 (2.01%) Google
7 55 (1.32%) HP
8 47 (1.12%) DataSynapse
9 42 (1.01%) Fidessa
10 40 (0.96%) Twitter
11 36 (0.86%) Facebook
12 35 (0.84%) SunGard
13 32 (0.77%) Informatica
13 32 (0.77%) Teradata
14 27 (0.65%) VMware
14 27 (0.65%) Business Objects
15 26 (0.62%) NYFIX
16 25 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
16 25 (0.60%) IBM
17 24 (0.57%) Cognos
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Resource Solutions - Man Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: Yesterday
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
South West London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum Plus Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Annual Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Incisive Ltd
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £85000 - £110000 per annum + Pension, Health, Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Blue Glue
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Payment Express
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £27000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago