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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 54 43 33
Rank change year-on-year
-11 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2147 2488 3020
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.67% 5.67% 6.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.96% 10.33% 11.06%
Number of salaries quoted 1826 2031 2669
Average salary £57,500 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.16% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
23975 24094 27305
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.19% 54.95% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 20655 20615 24121
Average salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.00%
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 £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 September 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 September 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 -17 526 £60,000 -4.00% 124
Uxbridge +20 21 £41,000 +15.49%
Teddington -1 19 £50,000 +66.66%
Surbiton +5 15 £39,000 +30.00% 1
New Malden -2 15 £50,000 +11.11%
Hounslow -4 13 £43,500 -3.33% 4
Chessington - 12 £32,500 - 4
Wimbledon +1 10 £50,000 +81.81%
Docklands, London -3 6 £63,750 +2.00%
Croydon -9 6 £55,000 +29.41% 4
Harrow -17 5 £42,500 +88.88% 5
Canary Wharf -19 3 £50,000 -44.44%
Twickenham - 2 £55,000 -
Wembley 0 1 - -
Kingston Upon Thames -19 1 £62,500 +108.33%
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £43,750 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 2478 (50.46%) Java
2 2056 (41.87%) Finance
3 1704 (34.70%) C#
4 1585 (32.27%) Degree
5 1533 (31.22%) OO
6 1372 (27.94%) Linux
7 1369 (27.88%) Python
8 1334 (27.16%) SQL
9 1314 (26.76%) Software Engineering
10 1254 (25.53%) Computer Science
11 1246 (25.37%) UNIX
12 1221 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
13 1214 (24.72%) C
14 977 (19.89%) Multithreading
15 885 (18.02%) Windows
16 836 (17.02%) .NET
17 743 (15.13%) Oracle
18 682 (13.89%) Banking
19 645 (13.13%) JavaScript
20 614 (12.50%) SQL Server
21 570 (11.61%) Front Office
22 565 (11.50%) STL
23 546 (11.12%) Low Latency
24 526 (10.71%) Mathematics
25 506 (10.30%) HTML
26 490 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
27 455 (9.26%) Perl
28 446 (9.08%) TDD
29 442 (9.00%) Investment Banking
30 433 (8.82%) Analytics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 60 (1.22%) WebLogic
2 54 (1.10%) SAS
3 51 (1.04%) Node.js
4 44 (0.90%) MQSeries
5 42 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 39 (0.79%) SharePoint
7 36 (0.73%) TIBCO EMS
8 35 (0.71%) IIS
9 34 (0.69%) Apache Pig
10 31 (0.63%) Apache
11 28 (0.57%) Oracle Coherence
12 22 (0.45%) Apache Solr
13 20 (0.41%) CMS
14 15 (0.31%) SharePoint 2013
15 14 (0.29%) Oracle Workflow
16 13 (0.26%) SharePoint 2010
16 13 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
16 13 (0.26%) Zope
17 11 (0.22%) WebSphere
18 10 (0.20%) Tornado
Applications
1 242 (4.93%) MS Excel
2 37 (0.75%) SPSS
3 33 (0.67%) CPLEX
4 29 (0.59%) MS Office
5 17 (0.35%) Photoshop
6 15 (0.31%) XMetaL
7 11 (0.22%) Maya
8 10 (0.20%) 3ds Max
8 10 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
9 9 (0.18%) MS PowerPoint
10 8 (0.16%) Acrobat
11 7 (0.14%) Adobe Illustrator
11 7 (0.14%) Stata
11 7 (0.14%) Mathematica
12 6 (0.12%) Adobe After Effects
13 5 (0.10%) InDesign
14 4 (0.081%) S-PLUS
14 4 (0.081%) FrameMaker
14 4 (0.081%) MS Visio
14 4 (0.081%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 16 (0.33%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.18%) TIBCO iProcess
2 9 (0.18%) BusinessWorks
3 8 (0.16%) BASE24
4 6 (0.12%) RMDS
5 5 (0.10%) Adaptiv
6 4 (0.081%) Tridion
6 4 (0.081%) Oracle BPM
6 4 (0.081%) Markit EDM
7 3 (0.061%) Magento
7 3 (0.061%) Towers Watson Igloo
8 2 (0.041%) Dynamics AX
8 2 (0.041%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.041%) SAP ERP
9 1 (0.020%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.020%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.020%) Oracle Retail
9 1 (0.020%) INSURE/90
9 1 (0.020%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.020%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 61 (1.24%) SaaS
2 26 (0.53%) GitHub
3 23 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
3 23 (0.47%) Cloud Computing
4 19 (0.39%) Microsoft Azure
5 13 (0.26%) PaaS
6 7 (0.14%) Amazon EC2
7 6 (0.12%) Force.com
7 6 (0.12%) Google App Engine
8 4 (0.081%) Amazon EMR
9 2 (0.041%) Amazon S3
9 2 (0.041%) Route 53
9 2 (0.041%) Rackspace Cloud
10 1 (0.020%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 228 (4.64%) TCP/IP
2 96 (1.95%) Internet
3 73 (1.49%) HTTP
4 33 (0.67%) GSM
5 32 (0.65%) Broadband
6 31 (0.63%) RTP
7 23 (0.47%) VLAN
8 22 (0.45%) LAN
9 21 (0.43%) SAN
9 21 (0.43%) SS7
9 21 (0.43%) Wireless
10 19 (0.39%) DVB
11 18 (0.37%) TCAP
11 18 (0.37%) INAP
11 18 (0.37%) VoIP
11 18 (0.37%) SIGTRAN
12 16 (0.33%) Firewall
12 16 (0.33%) LDAP
12 16 (0.33%) Wireshark
12 16 (0.33%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 614 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 307 (6.25%) Big Data
3 282 (5.74%) Relational Database
4 233 (4.74%) Hadoop
5 204 (4.15%) MySQL
6 92 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
7 91 (1.85%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 86 (1.75%) RDBMS
9 82 (1.67%) Data Mining
10 78 (1.59%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 62 (1.26%) Apache Hive
12 61 (1.24%) Data Warehouse
13 60 (1.22%) NoSQL
14 58 (1.18%) MongoDB
15 57 (1.16%) OLTP
15 57 (1.16%) Oracle Database
16 54 (1.10%) KDB
17 53 (1.08%) PostgreSQL
18 50 (1.02%) HBase
19 49 (1.00%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 180 (3.67%) Git (software)
2 151 (3.07%) Visual Studio
3 132 (2.69%) Subversion
4 112 (2.28%) JIRA
5 110 (2.24%) JUnit
6 101 (2.06%) Maven
7 89 (1.81%) Jenkins
8 86 (1.75%) Selenium
9 77 (1.57%) NUnit
10 58 (1.18%) Eclipse
11 45 (0.92%) Cucumber
12 41 (0.83%) Xcode
13 40 (0.81%) Team Foundation Server
14 37 (0.75%) GCC
14 37 (0.75%) Rhino Mocks
15 33 (0.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
16 32 (0.65%) Hudson
16 32 (0.65%) WebDriver
17 31 (0.63%) Ant
18 30 (0.61%) Mercurial
General
1 2056 (41.87%) Finance
2 682 (13.89%) Banking
3 570 (11.61%) Front Office
4 442 (9.00%) Investment Banking
5 241 (4.91%) Financial Institution
6 229 (4.66%) Games
7 208 (4.24%) Telecoms
8 130 (2.65%) Retail
9 71 (1.45%) Back Office
10 59 (1.20%) Marketing
11 58 (1.18%) Publishing
12 56 (1.14%) Electronics
13 48 (0.98%) Advertising
13 48 (0.98%) Law
14 44 (0.90%) Legal
15 35 (0.71%) Multimedia
16 19 (0.39%) Music Industry
17 17 (0.35%) French Language
17 17 (0.35%) Pharmaceutical
18 16 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3270 (66.59%) Developer
2 1366 (27.82%) C++ Developer
3 529 (10.77%) Software Engineer
4 437 (8.90%) Software Developer
5 430 (8.76%) Senior Developer
6 402 (8.19%) Java Developer
7 353 (7.19%) C# Developer
8 283 (5.76%) Analyst
9 264 (5.38%) Python Developer
10 249 (5.07%) Programmer
11 212 (4.32%) Junior
12 199 (4.05%) Graduate
13 175 (3.56%) Junior Developer
14 159 (3.24%) C++ Software Developer
15 144 (2.93%) C++ Software Engineer
16 138 (2.81%) Senior C++ Developer
17 131 (2.67%) Senior Software Engineer
18 126 (2.57%) Consultant
19 121 (2.46%) C# .NET Developer
20 114 (2.32%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 836 (17.02%) .NET
2 565 (11.50%) STL
3 506 (10.30%) HTML
4 379 (7.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 286 (5.82%) XML
6 244 (4.97%) CSS
7 242 (4.93%) HTML5
8 211 (4.30%) Web Services
9 205 (4.17%) J2EE
10 192 (3.91%) ASP.NET
11 190 (3.87%) WPF
12 118 (2.40%) WCF
13 107 (2.18%) OpenGL
14 99 (2.02%) jQuery
15 95 (1.93%) MFC
16 93 (1.89%) J2SE
17 85 (1.73%) Middleware
18 83 (1.69%) Swing
18 83 (1.69%) WinForms
19 79 (1.61%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1254 (25.53%) Computer Science
2 526 (10.71%) Mathematics
3 490 (9.98%) Analytical Skills
4 370 (7.53%) Derivative
5 368 (7.49%) Hedge funds
6 301 (6.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 280 (5.70%) Physics
8 269 (5.48%) Fixed Income
9 250 (5.09%) Open Source
10 232 (4.72%) Equities
11 149 (3.03%) Visualisation
12 126 (2.57%) Mobile App
13 118 (2.40%) Statistics
14 111 (2.26%) iPad
15 96 (1.95%) User Experience
16 90 (1.83%) iPhone
16 90 (1.83%) Equity Derivative
17 79 (1.61%) Enterprise Software
18 71 (1.45%) Management Information System
19 70 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 1372 (27.94%) Linux
2 1246 (25.37%) UNIX
3 885 (18.02%) Windows
4 335 (6.82%) Android
5 269 (5.48%) Apple iOS
6 97 (1.98%) Solaris
7 81 (1.65%) Windows Phone
8 50 (1.02%) Mac OS X
9 27 (0.55%) Windows Server 2008
10 24 (0.49%) Windows Phone 8
11 23 (0.47%) Windows 7
11 23 (0.47%) Windows Phone 7
12 21 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
13 20 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
14 19 (0.39%) HPUX
15 18 (0.37%) Windows XP
16 16 (0.33%) AIX
17 14 (0.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 11 (0.22%) CentOS
18 11 (0.22%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 1533 (31.22%) OO
2 1314 (26.76%) Software Engineering
3 1221 (24.86%) Agile Software Development
4 977 (19.89%) Multithreading
5 546 (11.12%) Low Latency
6 446 (9.08%) TDD
7 433 (8.82%) Analytics
8 392 (7.98%) Scrum
9 373 (7.60%) OOP
10 346 (7.05%) OOD
11 231 (4.70%) Mentoring
12 218 (4.44%) Risk Management
13 214 (4.36%) Unit Testing
14 198 (4.03%) Algorithmic Trading
15 179 (3.64%) Project Management
16 166 (3.38%) Continuous Integration
17 159 (3.24%) iOS Development
18 155 (3.16%) Android Development
19 145 (2.95%) MVC
20 143 (2.91%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 2478 (50.46%) Java
2 1704 (34.70%) C#
3 1369 (27.88%) Python
4 1334 (27.16%) SQL
5 1214 (24.72%) C
6 645 (13.13%) JavaScript
7 455 (9.26%) Perl
8 324 (6.60%) Ruby
9 231 (4.70%) PHP
10 211 (4.30%) VBA
11 194 (3.95%) Objective-C
12 173 (3.52%) VB
13 160 (3.26%) Scala
14 159 (3.24%) Bash Shell
15 148 (3.01%) F#
16 139 (2.83%) Shell Script
17 111 (2.26%) R
18 110 (2.24%) MATLAB
19 92 (1.87%) VB.NET
20 86 (1.75%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1585 (32.27%) Degree
2 264 (5.38%) PhD
3 31 (0.63%) Microsoft Certification
4 29 (0.59%) Security Cleared
5 28 (0.57%) ISTQB
6 26 (0.53%) ISEB
7 24 (0.49%) CISSP
8 21 (0.43%) MCTS
9 20 (0.41%) SC Cleared
10 15 (0.31%) CEH
11 14 (0.29%) MCSD
12 13 (0.26%) CCNA
12 13 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
12 13 (0.26%) MCP
12 13 (0.26%) MCAD
13 12 (0.24%) DV Cleared
14 11 (0.22%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
14 11 (0.22%) Postgraduate
15 9 (0.18%) ITIL Certification
15 9 (0.18%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (4.93%) QA
2 59 (1.20%) ISO 9001
3 28 (0.57%) SLA
4 20 (0.41%) EMIR
5 19 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
6 17 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 14 (0.29%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.20%) Data Quality
9 8 (0.16%) ISO 8583
10 5 (0.10%) Basel III
11 4 (0.081%) Sarbanes-Oxley
11 4 (0.081%) Basel II
12 3 (0.061%) Solvency II
13 2 (0.041%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.020%) UCITS
14 1 (0.020%) DO-178B
14 1 (0.020%) COBIT
14 1 (0.020%) MiFID
System Software
1 22 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
2 14 (0.29%) Active Directory
3 8 (0.16%) NFS
3 8 (0.16%) SpamAssassin
3 8 (0.16%) HDFS
4 7 (0.14%) VMware ESX
5 6 (0.12%) Nmap
5 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.10%) vSphere
6 5 (0.10%) Kamailio
6 5 (0.10%) Gluster
7 4 (0.081%) Apache Flume
8 3 (0.061%) OpenSSH
9 2 (0.041%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.041%) Varnish
9 2 (0.041%) Docker
10 1 (0.020%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.020%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.020%) Oracle RAC
10 1 (0.020%) Terminal Services
Systems Management
1 32 (0.65%) Puppet
2 24 (0.49%) HP Quality Center
3 20 (0.41%) Opscode Chef
4 10 (0.20%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.14%) OpenView
6 6 (0.12%) Control-M
7 5 (0.10%) ZABBIX
7 5 (0.10%) YUM
7 5 (0.10%) Nagios
8 4 (0.081%) Oozie
8 4 (0.081%) HAProxy
9 2 (0.041%) OVSD
9 2 (0.041%) Nessus
9 2 (0.041%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.041%) Ansible
9 2 (0.041%) logstash
10 1 (0.020%) Ganglia
10 1 (0.020%) SCCM
10 1 (0.020%) WMI
Vendors
1 743 (15.13%) Oracle
2 323 (6.58%) Microsoft
3 178 (3.62%) Sybase
4 141 (2.87%) Google
5 131 (2.67%) TIBCO
6 84 (1.71%) Bloomberg
7 80 (1.63%) Facebook
8 65 (1.32%) HP
9 50 (1.02%) Business Objects
10 47 (0.96%) Fidessa
11 42 (0.86%) Perforce
12 41 (0.83%) IBM
13 37 (0.75%) JBoss
14 35 (0.71%) Teradata
15 34 (0.69%) Red Hat
16 33 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
17 32 (0.65%) VMware
17 32 (0.65%) 29West
18 28 (0.57%) Cognos
19 27 (0.55%) Twitter
London
Datascope Recruitment
Salary: £Excellent + Shares
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Ashdown IT
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £70000 per annum + Extensive benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus and benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Energon Global
Salary: Up to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £100 to £150000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
East London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 50,000
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £55000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
Deltatre Media
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
South West London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
West London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £45,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Chessington, Surrey
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
East London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £24000 to £35000 per annum - excellent benefits and culture
Posted: Yesterday