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 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 51 51 49
Rank change year-on-year
0 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2169 2482 2325
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.90% 5.16% 5.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.30% 9.66% 9.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1739 2067 1886
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £87,500 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
23333 25705 23818
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.75% 53.40% 53.69%
Number of salaries quoted 20047 22207 20256
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 £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 31 July 2015.

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 31 July 2015. 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 +11 534 £70,000 +10.23% 84
Ealing - 17 £57,500 -
Brentford - 12 £72,500 - 2
Twickenham -14 9 £47,500 +5.55%
Chessington -1 8 - -
Teddington -16 8 £47,500 +35.71% 1
Canary Wharf +3 6 £42,500 -50.00%
Docklands, London -3 6 £105,000 +61.53%
Croydon -8 5 £47,500 -13.63%
Uxbridge -8 5 £40,000 -2.43%
Harrow +6 4 £50,000 +17.64%
Wimbledon -10 4 £47,500 +72.72%
Hammersmith - 4 £57,500 - 1
New Malden -6 3 £47,500 +72.72% 1
Bromley - 3 £72,500 -
Wembley +2 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Kingston Upon Thames +1 2 £46,250 +42.30%
Mayfair - 2 £40,000 -
Beckenham - 2 £40,000 -
Hounslow -10 1 £55,000 +26.43% 2
Greenwich - 1 £45,000 -
Feltham - 1 £48,500 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 2069 (51.79%) Java
2 1741 (43.58%) Finance
3 1529 (38.27%) C#
4 1345 (33.67%) Linux
5 1292 (32.34%) Degree
6 1210 (30.29%) Python
7 1113 (27.86%) Computer Science
8 1066 (26.68%) OO
9 1038 (25.98%) Software Engineering
10 1034 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
11 1003 (25.11%) SQL
12 961 (24.06%) C
13 952 (23.83%) UNIX
14 822 (20.58%) .NET
15 723 (18.10%) Multithreading
16 695 (17.40%) Windows
17 674 (16.87%) Algorithms
18 572 (14.32%) JavaScript
19 529 (13.24%) Oracle
20 494 (12.37%) Banking
21 483 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
22 465 (11.64%) Front Office
23 461 (11.54%) Data Structures
24 450 (11.26%) SQL Server
25 449 (11.24%) Mathematics
26 440 (11.01%) Analytics
27 414 (10.36%) HTML
28 411 (10.29%) TDD
29 369 (9.24%) OOD
30 353 (8.84%) Low Latency

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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
1 122 (3.05%) Node.js
2 64 (1.60%) Apache
3 55 (1.38%) SAS
4 45 (1.13%) Apache Spark
5 31 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 29 (0.73%) Apache Pig
7 28 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 27 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 25 (0.63%) IIS
10 24 (0.60%) OpenStack
11 22 (0.55%) WebLogic
12 21 (0.53%) Elasticsearch
12 21 (0.53%) Cloud Foundry
13 20 (0.50%) MQSeries
14 14 (0.35%) Oracle Coherence
14 14 (0.35%) CMS
15 12 (0.30%) JBoss
16 11 (0.28%) Apache Solr
17 9 (0.23%) Facebook Platform
17 9 (0.23%) GlassFish
Applications
1 101 (2.53%) MS Excel
2 37 (0.93%) MS Office
3 17 (0.43%) CPLEX
4 16 (0.40%) MS PowerPoint
5 13 (0.33%) Mathematica
6 11 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
6 11 (0.28%) MS Project
7 8 (0.20%) SPSS
7 8 (0.20%) FastStats
8 7 (0.18%) Maya
8 7 (0.18%) Photoshop
9 5 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.13%) Weka
10 4 (0.10%) Adobe After Effects
11 2 (0.050%) Houdini
11 2 (0.050%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 1 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
12 1 (0.025%) ProjectWise
12 1 (0.025%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 19 (0.48%) RMDS
2 13 (0.33%) MetaTrader
3 9 (0.23%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
3 9 (0.23%) Adaptiv
4 8 (0.20%) Unica
5 7 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.15%) Endur
7 4 (0.10%) BASE24
8 3 (0.075%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.050%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.050%) Agresso
9 2 (0.050%) BusinessWorks
9 2 (0.050%) SAP Oil and Gas
10 1 (0.025%) Front Arena
10 1 (0.025%) Summit
10 1 (0.025%) Oracle General Ledger
Cloud Services
1 163 (4.08%) Amazon AWS
2 95 (2.38%) Microsoft Azure
3 81 (2.03%) SaaS
4 44 (1.10%) Google Cloud Platform
5 41 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
6 27 (0.68%) IaaS
7 20 (0.50%) Sumo Logic
8 19 (0.48%) GitHub
9 9 (0.23%) Force.com
10 8 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
10 8 (0.20%) PaaS
11 3 (0.075%) AWS CloudFormation
12 2 (0.050%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.025%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.025%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.025%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.025%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 121 (3.03%) TCP/IP
2 99 (2.48%) HTTP
3 89 (2.23%) Internet
4 52 (1.30%) Network Security
5 38 (0.95%) Multicast
6 35 (0.88%) Broadband
7 29 (0.73%) DNS
8 25 (0.63%) Firewall
9 22 (0.55%) Ethernet
10 15 (0.38%) Wireless
11 11 (0.28%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (0.28%) WAN
11 11 (0.28%) SMTP
11 11 (0.28%) LAN
12 10 (0.25%) Bluetooth
12 10 (0.25%) VPN
12 10 (0.25%) SAN
12 10 (0.25%) SSH
12 10 (0.25%) VLAN
12 10 (0.25%) InfiniBand
Database & Business Intelligence
1 450 (11.26%) SQL Server
2 249 (6.23%) Relational Database
3 217 (5.43%) MySQL
4 213 (5.33%) Big Data
5 162 (4.06%) Hadoop
6 130 (3.25%) MongoDB
7 120 (3.00%) RDBMS
8 106 (2.65%) NoSQL
9 67 (1.68%) HBase
9 67 (1.68%) Apache Hive
10 63 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
10 63 (1.58%) PostgreSQL
11 51 (1.28%) Data Mining
12 47 (1.18%) Oracle Database
13 45 (1.13%) Redis
14 29 (0.73%) DB2
15 28 (0.70%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (0.58%) KDB
17 21 (0.53%) CouchDB
18 20 (0.50%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 243 (6.08%) Git (software)
2 147 (3.68%) Subversion
3 120 (3.00%) Jenkins
4 117 (2.93%) Visual Studio
5 94 (2.35%) JIRA
6 91 (2.28%) Maven
7 67 (1.68%) Selenium
8 66 (1.65%) NUnit
9 63 (1.58%) Team Foundation Server
10 45 (1.13%) Mercurial
11 41 (1.03%) Ant
12 40 (1.00%) JUnit
13 34 (0.85%) Eclipse
13 34 (0.85%) Xcode
13 34 (0.85%) TeamCity
14 32 (0.80%) SpecFlow
14 32 (0.80%) WebDriver
15 29 (0.73%) Grunt
16 28 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
17 25 (0.63%) Cucumber
General
1 1741 (43.58%) Finance
2 494 (12.37%) Banking
3 465 (11.64%) Front Office
4 251 (6.28%) Investment Banking
5 186 (4.66%) Games
6 154 (3.85%) Retail
7 146 (3.65%) Financial Institution
8 128 (3.20%) Telecoms
9 84 (2.10%) Marketing
10 70 (1.75%) Back Office
11 67 (1.68%) Automotive
12 56 (1.40%) Legal
13 51 (1.28%) Aerospace
14 45 (1.13%) Publishing
15 41 (1.03%) Electronics
16 29 (0.73%) Advertising
17 28 (0.70%) Military
18 26 (0.65%) Law
19 13 (0.33%) Retail Banking
20 11 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 2439 (61.05%) Developer
2 962 (24.08%) C++ Developer
3 385 (9.64%) Software Engineer
4 351 (8.79%) Senior Developer
5 342 (8.56%) Software Developer
6 319 (7.98%) C# Developer
7 241 (6.03%) Java Developer
8 165 (4.13%) Junior
9 148 (3.70%) Consultant
10 145 (3.63%) Architect
10 145 (3.63%) Graduate
11 137 (3.43%) Analyst
11 137 (3.43%) Senior C++ Developer
12 132 (3.30%) Junior Developer
13 127 (3.18%) Programmer
14 117 (2.93%) Python Developer
15 116 (2.90%) C# .NET Developer
16 111 (2.78%) Quantitative Developer
17 102 (2.55%) C++ Software Developer
18 89 (2.23%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 822 (20.58%) .NET
2 414 (10.36%) HTML
3 337 (8.44%) STL
4 257 (6.43%) XML
5 229 (5.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 213 (5.33%) Web Services
7 212 (5.31%) CSS
8 196 (4.91%) ASP.NET
9 178 (4.46%) WPF
10 163 (4.08%) HTML5
11 136 (3.40%) Spring
12 126 (3.15%) REST
13 125 (3.13%) jQuery
14 123 (3.08%) ASP.NET MVC
15 120 (3.00%) Middleware
16 119 (2.98%) J2EE
17 101 (2.53%) RESTful
18 89 (2.23%) SOAP
19 86 (2.15%) WCF
20 84 (2.10%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 1113 (27.86%) Computer Science
2 674 (16.87%) Algorithms
3 483 (12.09%) Analytical Skills
4 461 (11.54%) Data Structures
5 449 (11.24%) Mathematics
6 347 (8.69%) Derivative
7 294 (7.36%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 258 (6.46%) Hedge funds
9 231 (5.78%) Equities
10 218 (5.46%) Physics
11 180 (4.51%) Fixed Income
12 176 (4.41%) Mobile App
13 106 (2.65%) Visualisation
13 106 (2.65%) Equity Derivative
14 95 (2.38%) User Experience
15 87 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
16 76 (1.90%) Statistics
17 70 (1.75%) Management Information System
18 62 (1.55%) Grid Computing
19 61 (1.53%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1345 (33.67%) Linux
2 952 (23.83%) UNIX
3 695 (17.40%) Windows
4 269 (6.73%) Android
5 263 (6.58%) Apple iOS
6 70 (1.75%) Solaris
7 53 (1.33%) Mac OS X
8 26 (0.65%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 25 (0.63%) CentOS
10 24 (0.60%) Ubuntu
11 22 (0.55%) CoreOS
12 17 (0.43%) Windows Phone
13 15 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
14 14 (0.35%) Windows 7
15 13 (0.33%) Windows Phone 8
15 13 (0.33%) Mac OS
16 12 (0.30%) Debian
17 11 (0.28%) Windows Server 2008
18 9 (0.23%) Windows Server 2003
19 8 (0.20%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1066 (26.68%) OO
2 1038 (25.98%) Software Engineering
3 1034 (25.88%) Agile Software Development
4 723 (18.10%) Multithreading
5 440 (11.01%) Analytics
6 411 (10.29%) TDD
7 369 (9.24%) OOD
8 353 (8.84%) Low Latency
9 351 (8.79%) OOP
10 323 (8.09%) Scrum
11 308 (7.71%) SDLC
12 246 (6.16%) MVC
13 211 (5.28%) DevOps
14 205 (5.13%) Continuous Integration
15 190 (4.76%) Project Management
16 176 (4.41%) Mentoring
17 172 (4.31%) Risk Management
18 169 (4.23%) Open Source
19 157 (3.93%) BDD
20 154 (3.85%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 2069 (51.79%) Java
2 1529 (38.27%) C#
3 1210 (30.29%) Python
4 1003 (25.11%) SQL
5 961 (24.06%) C
6 572 (14.32%) JavaScript
7 329 (8.24%) Perl
8 264 (6.61%) PHP
9 261 (6.53%) Ruby
10 190 (4.76%) Scala
11 164 (4.11%) Objective-C
12 151 (3.78%) VBA
13 150 (3.75%) Bash Shell
14 130 (3.25%) Shell Script
15 114 (2.85%) R
16 93 (2.33%) MATLAB
17 87 (2.18%) VB
18 77 (1.93%) F#
19 58 (1.45%) PL/SQL
20 52 (1.30%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1292 (32.34%) Degree
2 204 (5.11%) PhD
3 64 (1.60%) Security Cleared
4 42 (1.05%) DV Cleared
5 35 (0.88%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.58%) ISEB
7 19 (0.48%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 12 (0.30%) HP ASE
10 9 (0.23%) CSSLP
10 9 (0.23%) CCNA
10 9 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
10 9 (0.23%) Postgraduate
11 7 (0.18%) MCP
11 7 (0.18%) Oracle Certification
12 6 (0.15%) PMI Certification
13 5 (0.13%) PMP
13 5 (0.13%) CCNP
13 5 (0.13%) OSCP
14 4 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 205 (5.13%) QA
2 19 (0.48%) HL7
3 17 (0.43%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.30%) EMIR
4 12 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
5 8 (0.20%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.15%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 4 (0.10%) COBIT
7 4 (0.10%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 4 (0.10%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.10%) HIPAA
8 3 (0.075%) CRD IV
8 3 (0.075%) Basel II
8 3 (0.075%) PCI DSS
9 1 (0.025%) SLA
9 1 (0.025%) Basel III
System Software
1 65 (1.63%) Docker
2 64 (1.60%) HDFS
3 58 (1.45%) VMware Infrastructure
4 25 (0.63%) Hyper-V
5 24 (0.60%) Firmware
6 22 (0.55%) VirtualBox
7 14 (0.35%) Active Directory
8 10 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 8 (0.20%) Platform Symphony
10 7 (0.18%) NFS
11 6 (0.15%) Ceph
11 6 (0.15%) iptables
12 3 (0.075%) XenApp
12 3 (0.075%) XenServer
12 3 (0.075%) QEMU
13 2 (0.050%) Varnish
13 2 (0.050%) KVM
13 2 (0.050%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.050%) vSphere
13 2 (0.050%) Xen
Systems Management
1 78 (1.95%) Puppet
2 58 (1.45%) Opscode Chef
3 38 (0.95%) Nagios
4 37 (0.93%) Vagrant
5 36 (0.90%) Ansible
6 30 (0.75%) ZABBIX
7 27 (0.68%) WMI
8 24 (0.60%) Kubernetes
9 23 (0.58%) Salt
10 11 (0.28%) ITRS Geneos
10 11 (0.28%) logstash
11 9 (0.23%) OPNET
12 7 (0.18%) Rundeck
13 6 (0.15%) Kibana
14 4 (0.10%) AppDetective
14 4 (0.10%) Unicenter
14 4 (0.10%) Tivoli
14 4 (0.10%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
14 4 (0.10%) Business Desktop Deployment
14 4 (0.10%) SCCM
Vendors
1 529 (13.24%) Oracle
2 237 (5.93%) Microsoft
3 109 (2.73%) Sybase
4 87 (2.18%) Google
5 70 (1.75%) IBM
6 68 (1.70%) VMware
7 54 (1.35%) TIBCO
8 44 (1.10%) Apple
8 44 (1.10%) Bloomberg
8 44 (1.10%) Facebook
9 39 (0.98%) Red Hat
10 33 (0.83%) Twitter
10 33 (0.83%) SaltStack
11 32 (0.80%) Perforce
12 23 (0.58%) Solace
13 22 (0.55%) Rackspace
13 22 (0.55%) SAP
14 21 (0.53%) Splunk
15 20 (0.50%) New Relic
15 20 (0.50%) HP
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £75000 - £150000 per annum + Very lucrative bonus structure
Posted: 3 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000. per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 5 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £80,000 per annum salary dependant on experience (mult
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £90,000 per annum Level of salary really dependent on
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+huge package!!!)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £35k - 60k per year + Bonus
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
The Developer Portal
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £55k + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: To £50k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago