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 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 57 62 52
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1938 1756 2186
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.72% 4.29% 5.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.70% 8.47% 9.46%
Number of salaries quoted 1723 1543 1810
Average salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.84% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
22288 20735 23116
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.27% 50.66% 54.57%
Number of salaries quoted 19632 17885 19497
Average salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 5 February 2016.

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 5 February 2016. 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 +36 353 £72,500 +3.57% 77
Ealing - 36 £65,000 - 1
Kingston Upon Thames +10 25 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Chessington +16 15 £50,000 +33.33% 2
Surbiton +17 13 £35,000 -6.66%
New Malden 0 10 £57,000 +14.00%
Greenford +1 6 £50,000 - 1
Harrow 0 5 £47,500 -
Hammersmith -2 5 £45,000 -
Mayfair +10 4 £100,000 +150.00%
Canary Wharf +2 4 £90,000 +9.09% 1
Teddington -7 3 £37,500 -16.66%
Westminster +3 2 £53,750 -23.21%
Chiswick - 2 £50,000 -
Docklands, London +18 1 £45,000 -21.73%
Uxbridge 0 1 £40,000 -
Wimbledon -8 1 £70,000 +33.33%
Enfield - 1 £47,500 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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 1964 (46.87%) Finance
2 1962 (46.83%) Java
3 1561 (37.26%) C#
4 1460 (34.84%) Python
5 1395 (33.29%) Linux
6 1251 (29.86%) Software Engineering
7 1224 (29.21%) Degree
8 1050 (25.06%) Computer Science
9 1044 (24.92%) Unix
10 1020 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
11 1005 (23.99%) SQL
12 958 (22.86%) OO
13 930 (22.20%) C
14 880 (21.00%) Multithreading
15 778 (18.57%) Windows
16 758 (18.09%) .NET
17 725 (17.30%) Algorithms
18 644 (15.37%) JavaScript
19 583 (13.91%) Front Office
20 564 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
21 543 (12.96%) Low Latency
22 513 (12.24%) Mathematics
23 483 (11.53%) Banking
24 459 (10.95%) Data Structures
25 456 (10.88%) Hedge funds
26 450 (10.74%) Analytics
27 445 (10.62%) TDD
28 442 (10.55%) STL
29 430 (10.26%) Oracle
30 408 (9.74%) OOP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, 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
1 183 (4.37%) Node.js
2 85 (2.03%) Apache Spark
3 82 (1.96%) Apache Pig
4 57 (1.36%) IIS
4 57 (1.36%) SAS
5 54 (1.29%) Apache
6 32 (0.76%) Tomcat
7 31 (0.74%) JBoss
8 26 (0.62%) nginx
9 25 (0.60%) CMS
9 25 (0.60%) WebLogic
10 20 (0.48%) Apache Solr
11 19 (0.45%) Elasticsearch
12 18 (0.43%) SharePoint
13 17 (0.41%) WebSphere
14 15 (0.36%) Confluence
15 14 (0.33%) MS Exchange
16 13 (0.31%) Jetty
16 13 (0.31%) Oracle Coherence
17 12 (0.29%) Exchange Server 5.5
Applications
1 140 (3.34%) MS Excel
2 49 (1.17%) MS PowerPoint
3 47 (1.12%) MS Office
4 27 (0.64%) Spreadsheet
5 13 (0.31%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.29%) MS Project
7 11 (0.26%) CPLEX
8 10 (0.24%) 3ds Max
8 10 (0.24%) SPSS
9 6 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
10 4 (0.095%) Abaqus
10 4 (0.095%) Blender
10 4 (0.095%) Fireworks
10 4 (0.095%) Gephi
10 4 (0.095%) Maya
10 4 (0.095%) NASTRAN
10 4 (0.095%) SOLIDWORKS
11 3 (0.072%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.048%) HipChat
12 2 (0.048%) Weka
Business Applications
1 13 (0.31%) MetaTrader
2 9 (0.21%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 8 (0.19%) Summit
4 7 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
6 5 (0.12%) Lawson
6 5 (0.12%) SAP ERP
7 4 (0.095%) Dynamics AX
7 4 (0.095%) Magento
7 4 (0.095%) Oracle General Ledger
8 2 (0.048%) BASE24
8 2 (0.048%) RMDS
8 2 (0.048%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 2 (0.048%) WebTrends
9 1 (0.024%) Endur
9 1 (0.024%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.024%) Global One
9 1 (0.024%) Global PAYplus
9 1 (0.024%) SAP Business One
9 1 (0.024%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 73 (1.74%) Amazon AWS
2 62 (1.48%) GitHub
3 61 (1.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 39 (0.93%) Cloud Computing
5 27 (0.64%) SaaS
6 22 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
7 13 (0.31%) Amazon ELB
7 13 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
7 13 (0.31%) Virtual Private Cloud
8 6 (0.14%) Force.com
8 6 (0.14%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.14%) Office 365
9 2 (0.048%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.048%) Google Analytics
9 2 (0.048%) PaaS
9 2 (0.048%) Veeva
10 1 (0.024%) Amazon EMR
10 1 (0.024%) IaaS
10 1 (0.024%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 255 (6.09%) TCP/IP
2 93 (2.22%) Internet
3 78 (1.86%) Network Security
4 55 (1.31%) Firewall
5 51 (1.22%) HTTP
6 47 (1.12%) Multicast
7 40 (0.95%) Broadband
8 22 (0.53%) VLAN
9 20 (0.48%) Ethernet
9 20 (0.48%) Wireless
10 19 (0.45%) X.509
11 16 (0.38%) DNS
11 16 (0.38%) GSM
11 16 (0.38%) INAP
11 16 (0.38%) TCAP
12 15 (0.36%) 3G
13 14 (0.33%) LDAP
13 14 (0.33%) RTP
14 12 (0.29%) 3GPP
14 12 (0.29%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 339 (8.09%) SQL Server
2 296 (7.06%) Big Data
3 238 (5.68%) Hadoop
4 236 (5.63%) Relational Database
5 143 (3.41%) NoSQL
6 136 (3.25%) MySQL
7 128 (3.05%) MongoDB
8 116 (2.77%) RDBMS
9 110 (2.63%) Apache Hive
10 77 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
11 70 (1.67%) Data Warehouse
12 69 (1.65%) PostgreSQL
13 56 (1.34%) HBase
14 53 (1.26%) Oracle Database
15 51 (1.22%) DB2
16 42 (1.00%) KDB
17 39 (0.93%) Data Mining
18 33 (0.79%) SQL Server 2014
19 31 (0.74%) Redis
20 30 (0.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 252 (6.01%) Git (software)
2 182 (4.34%) Subversion
3 128 (3.05%) Jenkins
4 127 (3.03%) JIRA
4 127 (3.03%) Visual Studio
5 95 (2.27%) Maven
6 92 (2.20%) Team Foundation Server
7 91 (2.17%) Selenium
8 85 (2.03%) SpecFlow
9 84 (2.00%) NUnit
10 63 (1.50%) JUnit
11 48 (1.15%) Eclipse
11 48 (1.15%) WebDriver
12 41 (0.98%) Moq
13 35 (0.84%) Cucumber
14 34 (0.81%) Plastic SCM
14 34 (0.81%) TeamCity
15 33 (0.79%) Hudson
15 33 (0.79%) Mercurial
16 29 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1964 (46.87%) Finance
2 583 (13.91%) Front Office
3 483 (11.53%) Banking
4 237 (5.66%) Investment Banking
5 169 (4.03%) Financial Institution
6 168 (4.01%) Games
7 163 (3.89%) Telecoms
8 82 (1.96%) Marketing
9 74 (1.77%) Back Office
10 61 (1.46%) Electronics
11 57 (1.36%) Law
12 46 (1.10%) Retail
13 34 (0.81%) Multimedia
14 31 (0.74%) Automotive
15 26 (0.62%) Advertising
15 26 (0.62%) Manufacturing
16 24 (0.57%) Legal
17 18 (0.43%) Aerospace
18 15 (0.36%) Publishing
19 14 (0.33%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 2760 (65.87%) Developer
2 1410 (33.65%) C++ Developer
3 497 (11.86%) C# Developer
4 443 (10.57%) Java Developer
5 398 (9.50%) Software Engineer
6 332 (7.92%) Python Developer
7 324 (7.73%) Senior Developer
8 242 (5.78%) Software Developer
9 226 (5.39%) .NET Developer
10 203 (4.84%) C++/Java Developer
11 202 (4.82%) Senior C++ Developer
12 200 (4.77%) Quantitative Developer
13 186 (4.44%) C++ Software Engineer
13 186 (4.44%) Junior
14 183 (4.37%) C# .NET Developer
15 180 (4.30%) C++ Software Developer
16 172 (4.11%) Graduate
17 159 (3.79%) Junior Developer
18 152 (3.63%) C++/C# Developer
19 140 (3.34%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 758 (18.09%) .NET
2 442 (10.55%) STL
3 301 (7.18%) HTML
4 259 (6.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 227 (5.42%) CSS
6 225 (5.37%) Web Services
7 217 (5.18%) WPF
8 185 (4.42%) ASP.NET
9 176 (4.20%) XML
10 165 (3.94%) WCF
11 149 (3.56%) AngularJS
11 149 (3.56%) HTML5
12 130 (3.10%) jQuery
13 114 (2.72%) FIX Protocol
14 106 (2.53%) Middleware
15 104 (2.48%) Spring
16 103 (2.46%) Qt
17 82 (1.96%) WinForms
18 81 (1.93%) ASP.NET MVC
18 81 (1.93%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 1050 (25.06%) Computer Science
2 725 (17.30%) Algorithms
3 564 (13.46%) Analytical Skills
4 513 (12.24%) Mathematics
5 459 (10.95%) Data Structures
6 456 (10.88%) Hedge funds
7 349 (8.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 342 (8.16%) Derivative
9 283 (6.75%) Equities
10 234 (5.58%) Fixed Income
11 208 (4.96%) Physics
12 149 (3.56%) Visualisation
13 112 (2.67%) Enterprise Software
14 105 (2.51%) Statistics
15 93 (2.22%) Mobile App
16 89 (2.12%) Fintech
17 80 (1.91%) User Experience
18 75 (1.79%) Management Information System
19 65 (1.55%) 3D Graphics
20 56 (1.34%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 1395 (33.29%) Linux
2 1044 (24.92%) Unix
3 778 (18.57%) Windows
4 239 (5.70%) Android
5 188 (4.49%) Apple iOS
6 128 (3.05%) Solaris
7 69 (1.65%) Mac OS X
8 28 (0.67%) CentOS
9 26 (0.62%) Windows Server
10 25 (0.60%) Mac OS
11 18 (0.43%) Windows Phone
12 16 (0.38%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
13 10 (0.24%) Embedded Linux
13 10 (0.24%) FreeBSD
13 10 (0.24%) SUSE
14 9 (0.21%) Debian
14 9 (0.21%) Fedora
14 9 (0.21%) Ubuntu
14 9 (0.21%) Windows 7
15 6 (0.14%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 1251 (29.86%) Software Engineering
2 1020 (24.34%) Agile Software Development
3 958 (22.86%) OO
4 880 (21.00%) Multithreading
5 543 (12.96%) Low Latency
6 450 (10.74%) Analytics
7 445 (10.62%) TDD
8 408 (9.74%) OOP
9 369 (8.81%) SDLC
10 327 (7.80%) Continuous Integration
11 319 (7.61%) Scrum
12 306 (7.30%) OOD
13 240 (5.73%) Risk Management
14 224 (5.35%) Electronic Trading
15 220 (5.25%) Open Source
16 199 (4.75%) Algorithmic Trading
17 198 (4.73%) Machine Learning
18 166 (3.96%) BDD
19 160 (3.82%) DevOps
19 160 (3.82%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1962 (46.83%) Java
2 1561 (37.26%) C#
3 1460 (34.84%) Python
4 1005 (23.99%) SQL
5 930 (22.20%) C
6 644 (15.37%) JavaScript
7 313 (7.47%) Perl
8 228 (5.44%) Scala
9 211 (5.04%) Ruby
10 182 (4.34%) Objective-C
11 162 (3.87%) PHP
12 149 (3.56%) R
13 95 (2.27%) Bash Shell
13 95 (2.27%) Shell Script
14 93 (2.22%) F#
14 93 (2.22%) VB
15 91 (2.17%) MATLAB
16 84 (2.00%) VBA
17 62 (1.48%) Erlang
18 53 (1.26%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1224 (29.21%) Degree
2 288 (6.87%) PhD
3 97 (2.32%) Security Cleared
4 47 (1.12%) SC Cleared
5 45 (1.07%) SANS
6 44 (1.05%) DV Cleared
7 42 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
7 42 (1.00%) CISSP
8 41 (0.98%) CCNA
9 40 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 39 (0.93%) GIAC
11 36 (0.86%) Linux+ Certification
11 36 (0.86%) MCSE
12 35 (0.84%) SSCP
13 21 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
14 18 (0.43%) CREST Certified
15 16 (0.38%) ISEB
15 16 (0.38%) ISTQB
16 13 (0.31%) CSSLP
17 12 (0.29%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 186 (4.44%) QA
2 11 (0.26%) Solvency II
3 8 (0.19%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.14%) HIPAA
4 6 (0.14%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 5 (0.12%) SLA
6 3 (0.072%) ISO 9001
6 3 (0.072%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.072%) SDET
7 1 (0.024%) ISO20022
7 1 (0.024%) MiFID
7 1 (0.024%) MISRA
System Software
1 38 (0.91%) Docker
2 31 (0.74%) Firmware
3 30 (0.72%) Active Directory
4 28 (0.67%) HDFS
5 15 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
6 12 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 11 (0.26%) iptables
8 6 (0.14%) Kamailio
8 6 (0.14%) Samba
9 5 (0.12%) KVM
9 5 (0.12%) LXC
9 5 (0.12%) Xen
10 4 (0.095%) Platform Symphony
11 3 (0.072%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.072%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.024%) Ceph
12 1 (0.024%) Hyper-V
12 1 (0.024%) NFS
12 1 (0.024%) OpenSIPS
12 1 (0.024%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 57 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
2 55 (1.31%) WMI
3 45 (1.07%) Puppet
4 44 (1.05%) Ansible
5 12 (0.29%) EnCase
5 12 (0.29%) FTK
6 11 (0.26%) yum
7 10 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
7 10 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.14%) AppDetective
8 6 (0.14%) HP Fortify
8 6 (0.14%) WebInspect
9 5 (0.12%) Business Desktop Deployment
9 5 (0.12%) Control-M
10 4 (0.095%) Nagios
10 4 (0.095%) SCCM
10 4 (0.095%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
11 3 (0.072%) Nessus
12 2 (0.048%) logstash
13 1 (0.024%) Kibana
Vendors
1 430 (10.26%) Oracle
2 311 (7.42%) Microsoft
3 148 (3.53%) Sybase
4 96 (2.29%) Bloomberg
5 72 (1.72%) Google
6 65 (1.55%) Apple
7 55 (1.31%) TIBCO
8 45 (1.07%) Facebook
8 45 (1.07%) Red Hat
9 43 (1.03%) Perforce
10 41 (0.98%) IBM
11 34 (0.81%) SAP
12 27 (0.64%) VMware
13 26 (0.62%) Reuters
13 26 (0.62%) Teradata
14 23 (0.55%) Coverity
15 22 (0.53%) Twitter
16 21 (0.50%) Intel
16 21 (0.50%) Solace
17 18 (0.43%) Informatica
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £32000 per annum + be- shares, health, pens
Posted: 12 hours ago
South East London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + bens - pens, health + more
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £65000 - £85000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Large Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £60k - 65k per year + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £620000 - £720000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £140000 per annum + Bonus + Business
Posted: 2 days ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £55000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £80,000 per annum + 20% BONUS
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £40000 - £60000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Bloomberg
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ISL
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £95000 per annum + depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension, Flexi work, Excellent Train
Posted: 2 days ago
Chessington, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago