The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 49 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2657 2193 3442
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.35% 4.83% 6.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.83% 8.85% 11.32%
Number of salaries quoted 2247 1860 2967
Average salary £60,750 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
27031 24790 30405
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.47% 54.55% 54.22%
Number of salaries quoted 22906 21351 27054
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C++
England

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 18 April 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 18 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +4 641 £60,000 - 113
Hounslow - 41 £43,500 - 4
Canary Wharf +1 28 £100,000 +25.00%
Surbiton - 18 £31,500 -
Teddington +4 15 £50,000 +17.64%
Croydon -7 10 £52,500 +40.00% 5
Chessington - 10 £32,500 -
Harrow - 9 £58,500 - 4
Hammersmith +19 7 £47,500 +18.75%
Docklands, London +3 6 £75,000 +172.72%
Kingston Upon Thames -2 6 £27,500 -50.00%
Mayfair - 6 £92,500 -
Clapham - 5 - -
Uxbridge - 4 £38,500 - 2
Greenford - 4 £40,000 - 2
Bromley - 3 £39,000 -
Twickenham +1 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Chiswick -12 1 £32,500 -59.37%
Southwark - 1 - -
Bexleyheath - 1 £52,500 -
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Orpington - 1 £52,500 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 2289 (47.18%) Java
2 1955 (40.29%) Finance
3 1898 (39.12%) C#
4 1624 (33.47%) Degree
5 1410 (29.06%) Linux
6 1402 (28.90%) OO
7 1349 (27.80%) Computer Science
8 1279 (26.36%) Software Engineering
9 1262 (26.01%) Python
10 1253 (25.82%) UNIX
11 1212 (24.98%) SQL
12 1143 (23.56%) C
13 1010 (20.82%) Windows
14 849 (17.50%) Multithreading
15 772 (15.91%) .NET
16 728 (15.00%) Low Latency
17 724 (14.92%) STL
18 704 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
19 692 (14.26%) Banking
20 658 (13.56%) Oracle
21 582 (12.00%) Mathematics
22 574 (11.83%) JavaScript
23 540 (11.13%) HTML
24 514 (10.59%) Perl
25 505 (10.41%) SQL Server
26 497 (10.24%) Front Office
27 465 (9.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
28 453 (9.34%) Hedge funds
29 422 (8.70%) Derivative
30 401 (8.26%) Scrum

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 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 63 (1.30%) Apache
2 60 (1.24%) WebLogic
3 50 (1.03%) IIS
4 49 (1.01%) SAS
5 48 (0.99%) MQSeries
6 40 (0.82%) Tomcat
7 39 (0.80%) TIBCO EMS
8 38 (0.78%) Tornado
9 35 (0.72%) Node.js
10 25 (0.52%) SharePoint
11 24 (0.49%) Apache Solr
12 22 (0.45%) Apache Pig
13 21 (0.43%) WebSphere
14 16 (0.33%) Zope
15 10 (0.21%) Oracle Workflow
16 9 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
16 9 (0.19%) Confluence
17 7 (0.14%) CMS
18 6 (0.12%) WordPress
18 6 (0.12%) Alfresco
Applications
1 242 (4.99%) MS Excel
2 34 (0.70%) MS Office
3 28 (0.58%) SPSS
4 20 (0.41%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.35%) CPLEX
6 14 (0.29%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.25%) Stata
8 10 (0.21%) XMetaL
8 10 (0.21%) Mathematica
9 8 (0.16%) Adobe Premiere
10 7 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
10 7 (0.14%) S-PLUS
11 6 (0.12%) Quicktime
12 5 (0.10%) Maya
13 4 (0.082%) MS Visio
14 3 (0.062%) FastStats
14 3 (0.062%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.062%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.062%) Doxygen
15 2 (0.041%) Adobe After Effects
Business Applications
1 26 (0.54%) Summit
2 25 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
3 24 (0.49%) TIBCO iProcess
4 12 (0.25%) SunGard APT
5 8 (0.16%) RMDS
5 8 (0.16%) Kondor+
6 4 (0.082%) Misys Opics
6 4 (0.082%) Endur
7 2 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.041%) BASE24
7 2 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.041%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.021%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.021%) Agresso
8 1 (0.021%) PORTIA
8 1 (0.021%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 68 (1.40%) SaaS
2 63 (1.30%) GitHub
3 35 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
8 7 (0.14%) PaaS
9 6 (0.12%) IaaS
10 4 (0.082%) Force.com
11 2 (0.041%) Google App Engine
11 2 (0.041%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.021%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 166 (3.42%) TCP/IP
2 83 (1.71%) Internet
3 69 (1.42%) HTTP
4 31 (0.64%) Broadband
5 21 (0.43%) Multicast
5 21 (0.43%) SAN
6 20 (0.41%) Wireless
7 19 (0.39%) SSH
8 18 (0.37%) LAN
9 17 (0.35%) VoIP
10 16 (0.33%) Firewall
11 15 (0.31%) GSM
12 14 (0.29%) WAN
12 14 (0.29%) DHCP
12 14 (0.29%) DNS
13 9 (0.19%) LTE
13 9 (0.19%) CDMA
13 9 (0.19%) LDAP
13 9 (0.19%) Network Security
14 8 (0.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (10.41%) SQL Server
2 335 (6.90%) Big Data
3 295 (6.08%) Relational Database
4 219 (4.51%) MySQL
5 200 (4.12%) Hadoop
6 118 (2.43%) Apache Cassandra
7 113 (2.33%) RDBMS
8 97 (2.00%) Data Mining
9 78 (1.61%) Oracle Database
10 68 (1.40%) MongoDB
11 58 (1.20%) NoSQL
12 52 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
12 52 (1.07%) PostgreSQL
12 52 (1.07%) KDB
13 51 (1.05%) OLTP
14 46 (0.95%) Apache Hive
15 44 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
16 42 (0.87%) SQL Server Integration Services
17 39 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
18 37 (0.76%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 201 (4.14%) Git (software)
2 163 (3.36%) Subversion
3 145 (2.99%) Visual Studio
4 92 (1.90%) Selenium
5 88 (1.81%) JUnit
6 64 (1.32%) JIRA
7 63 (1.30%) NUnit
8 62 (1.28%) Eclipse
9 61 (1.26%) Xcode
10 60 (1.24%) Maven
11 49 (1.01%) WebDriver
12 48 (0.99%) Jenkins
13 35 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
13 35 (0.72%) Ant
14 32 (0.66%) Cucumber
15 31 (0.64%) GCC
16 30 (0.62%) Mercurial
17 28 (0.58%) SpecFlow
17 28 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
17 28 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 1955 (40.29%) Finance
2 692 (14.26%) Banking
3 497 (10.24%) Front Office
4 357 (7.36%) Investment Banking
5 314 (6.47%) Games
6 194 (4.00%) Telecoms
7 146 (3.01%) Financial Institution
8 122 (2.51%) Retail
9 75 (1.55%) Marketing
10 69 (1.42%) Electronics
11 53 (1.09%) Advertising
12 45 (0.93%) Legal
13 40 (0.82%) Publishing
14 33 (0.68%) Law
15 25 (0.52%) Back Office
16 24 (0.49%) Retail Banking
16 24 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
17 19 (0.39%) Multimedia
17 19 (0.39%) French Language
18 18 (0.37%) German Language
Job Titles
1 3128 (64.47%) Developer
2 1327 (27.35%) C++ Developer
3 635 (13.09%) Software Engineer
4 543 (11.19%) Software Developer
5 409 (8.43%) C# Developer
6 389 (8.02%) Senior Developer
7 368 (7.58%) Java Developer
8 289 (5.96%) Programmer
9 281 (5.79%) Analyst
10 235 (4.84%) C++ Software Developer
11 206 (4.25%) Python Developer
12 160 (3.30%) Graduate
13 154 (3.17%) C++ Software Engineer
14 150 (3.09%) Consultant
15 149 (3.07%) C++/C# Developer
16 137 (2.82%) Junior
17 136 (2.80%) C# .NET Developer
18 123 (2.54%) Senior Software Engineer
19 120 (2.47%) Quantitative Developer
20 110 (2.27%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 772 (15.91%) .NET
2 724 (14.92%) STL
3 540 (11.13%) HTML
4 465 (9.58%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 322 (6.64%) XML
6 310 (6.39%) HTML5
7 269 (5.54%) CSS
8 242 (4.99%) WPF
9 205 (4.23%) Web Services
10 165 (3.40%) WCF
11 156 (3.22%) J2EE
12 154 (3.17%) ASP.NET
13 115 (2.37%) WinForms
14 114 (2.35%) Middleware
14 114 (2.35%) jQuery
15 104 (2.14%) JSON
16 98 (2.02%) REST
17 92 (1.90%) SOAP
18 89 (1.83%) Spring
19 85 (1.75%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1349 (27.80%) Computer Science
2 582 (12.00%) Mathematics
3 453 (9.34%) Hedge funds
4 422 (8.70%) Derivative
5 379 (7.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 270 (5.56%) Open Source
7 268 (5.52%) Fixed Income
8 255 (5.26%) Physics
9 253 (5.21%) Equities
10 151 (3.11%) Mobile App
11 138 (2.84%) Statistics
12 120 (2.47%) Equity Derivative
12 120 (2.47%) Visualisation
13 106 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
14 98 (2.02%) Grid Computing
15 92 (1.90%) iPad
16 69 (1.42%) Client/Server
17 68 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
18 62 (1.28%) Machine Learning
19 61 (1.26%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 1410 (29.06%) Linux
2 1253 (25.82%) UNIX
3 1010 (20.82%) Windows
4 374 (7.71%) Android
5 336 (6.92%) Apple iOS
6 96 (1.98%) Solaris
7 58 (1.20%) Mac OS X
8 55 (1.13%) Windows Phone
9 34 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
10 32 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (0.49%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.41%) Windows 7
13 17 (0.35%) Windows Phone 8
14 16 (0.33%) BlackBerry OS
15 15 (0.31%) HPUX
16 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
16 14 (0.29%) Windows 8
17 12 (0.25%) Ubuntu
18 10 (0.21%) AIX
19 9 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1402 (28.90%) OO
2 1279 (26.36%) Software Engineering
3 849 (17.50%) Multithreading
4 728 (15.00%) Low Latency
5 704 (14.51%) Agile Software Development
6 401 (8.26%) Scrum
7 395 (8.14%) Analytics
8 390 (8.04%) OOD
9 331 (6.82%) TDD
10 330 (6.80%) OOP
11 259 (5.34%) Algorithmic Trading
12 217 (4.47%) Risk Management
12 217 (4.47%) Electronic Trading
13 199 (4.10%) Project Management
14 181 (3.73%) Unit Testing
15 167 (3.44%) Waterfall
16 157 (3.24%) iOS Development
17 143 (2.95%) MVC
18 142 (2.93%) UML
19 127 (2.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2289 (47.18%) Java
2 1898 (39.12%) C#
3 1262 (26.01%) Python
4 1212 (24.98%) SQL
5 1143 (23.56%) C
6 574 (11.83%) JavaScript
7 514 (10.59%) Perl
8 270 (5.56%) Ruby
9 238 (4.91%) F#
10 236 (4.86%) PHP
11 214 (4.41%) Objective-C
12 206 (4.25%) Scala
13 155 (3.19%) Shell Script
14 135 (2.78%) VBA
15 118 (2.43%) R
16 104 (2.14%) MATLAB
17 99 (2.04%) VB
18 93 (1.92%) Bash Shell
19 91 (1.88%) VC++
20 83 (1.71%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1624 (33.47%) Degree
2 225 (4.64%) PhD
3 37 (0.76%) Security Cleared
4 36 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
5 28 (0.58%) ISEB
6 27 (0.56%) MCSD
7 26 (0.54%) MCP
8 25 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 25 (0.52%) MCAD
8 25 (0.52%) MCTS
9 21 (0.43%) SC Cleared
10 14 (0.29%) ISTQB
11 12 (0.25%) Postgraduate
11 12 (0.25%) CCNA
11 12 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 9 (0.19%) CISSP
13 8 (0.16%) CEH
13 8 (0.16%) HND
14 7 (0.14%) MBA
14 7 (0.14%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 289 (5.96%) QA
2 73 (1.50%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.16%) Data Quality
3 8 (0.16%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 6 (0.12%) SLA
6 5 (0.10%) Basel III
7 4 (0.082%) Solvency II
8 2 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 2 (0.041%) EMIR
9 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 7816
9 1 (0.021%) HL7
9 1 (0.021%) DICOM
System Software
1 17 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 12 (0.25%) VMware ESX
3 10 (0.21%) vSphere
3 10 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
4 8 (0.16%) SpamAssassin
5 6 (0.12%) NFS
6 4 (0.082%) VirtualBox
6 4 (0.082%) OpenSSH
6 4 (0.082%) KVM
7 3 (0.062%) Kamailio
7 3 (0.062%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (0.041%) QEMU
9 1 (0.021%) Postfix
9 1 (0.021%) VMware Workstation
9 1 (0.021%) Samba
9 1 (0.021%) Nmap
Systems Management
1 29 (0.60%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (0.39%) Puppet
4 13 (0.27%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.14%) Nagios
6 5 (0.10%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.10%) OpenView
7 4 (0.082%) SCCM
7 4 (0.082%) Control-M
7 4 (0.082%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.082%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.082%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.041%) WMI
8 2 (0.041%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
9 1 (0.021%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.021%) MOM
9 1 (0.021%) Nessus
Vendors
1 658 (13.56%) Oracle
2 393 (8.10%) Microsoft
3 186 (3.83%) Sybase
4 177 (3.65%) TIBCO
5 150 (3.09%) Google
6 125 (2.58%) Facebook
7 69 (1.42%) JBoss
8 54 (1.11%) Apple
8 54 (1.11%) HP
9 44 (0.91%) Bloomberg
10 38 (0.78%) Perforce
11 37 (0.76%) IBM
12 36 (0.74%) Adobe
13 30 (0.62%) Reuters
13 30 (0.62%) Murex
14 27 (0.56%) Red Hat
15 24 (0.49%) ION Trading
15 24 (0.49%) Intel
15 24 (0.49%) VMware
16 23 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £70,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Bonus + Benefits Package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus+training+bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 to £30000 per annum - excellent benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £36000 + £2k joining bonus + shares
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £75000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Benefits + Bonus + Stock Options
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday
London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: £Very Competitve + Stock Opt
Posted: Yesterday
London
Brimstone Consulting
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £80,000 per annum + bonus, shares & excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 2 days ago