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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 57 50 36
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1830 2194 2625
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.43% 5.13% 5.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.70% 9.47% 10.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1800 2261
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 £92,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
21038 23172 25031
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.92% 54.20% 54.97%
Number of salaries quoted 18166 19523 21873
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 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £72,500 £78,150
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 26 January 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 26 January 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 -31 351 £67,500 +12.50% 85
Teddington -1 16 £50,000 +11.11% 2
Wimbledon +3 12 £51,250 +13.88%
New Malden - 8 £50,000 -
Hounslow -16 6 £45,750 +1.66%
Kingston Upon Thames -17 6 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Harrow -1 5 £47,500 -9.52%
Uxbridge -2 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Canary Wharf -5 4 £82,500 -17.50%
Hammersmith - 3 - -
Feltham - 3 £55,000 -
Wembley -3 2 £50,000 +56.25%
Docklands, London -5 2 £66,250 -14.51%
Surbiton -19 2 £43,750 +34.61%
Greenford - 2 - - 1
Westminster +9 1 £70,000 +64.70%
Twickenham -4 1 £60,000 +9.09%
Bromley - 1 £33,000 - 1
Edgware - 1 - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 1825 (46.39%) Finance
2 1793 (45.58%) Java
3 1367 (34.75%) C#
4 1138 (28.93%) OO
5 1118 (28.42%) Degree
6 1092 (27.76%) UNIX
7 1060 (26.94%) Linux
8 1028 (26.13%) SQL
9 1007 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
10 990 (25.17%) Python
11 896 (22.78%) Software Engineering
12 860 (21.86%) Multithreading
13 820 (20.84%) Computer Science
14 782 (19.88%) C
15 753 (19.14%) Windows
16 677 (17.21%) .NET
17 624 (15.86%) Banking
18 563 (14.31%) JavaScript
19 538 (13.68%) Oracle
20 505 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
21 466 (11.85%) Algorithms
22 465 (11.82%) Front Office
23 453 (11.51%) STL
24 446 (11.34%) SQL Server
25 434 (11.03%) TDD
26 428 (10.88%) Low Latency
27 394 (10.02%) Investment Banking
28 391 (9.94%) HTML
29 376 (9.56%) Analytics
30 374 (9.51%) Mathematics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 94 (2.39%) Node.js
2 51 (1.30%) SAS
3 34 (0.86%) Oracle Coherence
4 33 (0.84%) MQSeries
5 30 (0.76%) Apache Pig
6 29 (0.74%) TIBCO EMS
7 28 (0.71%) CMS
8 27 (0.69%) Apache
9 24 (0.61%) WebLogic
10 23 (0.58%) Tomcat
11 18 (0.46%) IIS
11 18 (0.46%) nginx
12 16 (0.41%) Confluence
12 16 (0.41%) Apache Spark
13 14 (0.36%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.36%) JBoss
13 14 (0.36%) SharePoint
14 11 (0.28%) GemFire
15 10 (0.25%) Apache Solr
15 10 (0.25%) WordPress
Applications
1 169 (4.30%) MS Excel
2 28 (0.71%) MS Office
3 16 (0.41%) CPLEX
4 15 (0.38%) Photoshop
4 15 (0.38%) SPSS
5 10 (0.25%) Adobe Illustrator
6 9 (0.23%) Mathematica
7 8 (0.20%) Maya
7 8 (0.20%) 3ds Max
7 8 (0.20%) CINEMA 4D
8 7 (0.18%) Doxygen
8 7 (0.18%) MS Visio
9 6 (0.15%) Spreadsheet
10 5 (0.13%) Stata
11 4 (0.10%) Acrobat
11 4 (0.10%) FrameMaker
12 3 (0.076%) XMetaL
12 3 (0.076%) Adobe After Effects
12 3 (0.076%) Final Cut Pro
12 3 (0.076%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 20 (0.51%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 18 (0.46%) Oracle General Ledger
3 17 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
4 12 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
4 12 (0.31%) RMDS
4 12 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
4 12 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
5 10 (0.25%) Magento
6 7 (0.18%) ION MarketView
6 7 (0.18%) Summit
7 6 (0.15%) BusinessWorks
7 6 (0.15%) TIBCO iProcess
8 5 (0.13%) Adaptiv
8 5 (0.13%) BASE24
9 3 (0.076%) Dynamics AX
9 3 (0.076%) Workday HCM
10 2 (0.051%) Google Analytics
10 2 (0.051%) Sentinel
10 2 (0.051%) SAP Oil and Gas
11 1 (0.025%) Temenos Globus
Cloud Services
1 37 (0.94%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (0.74%) SaaS
2 29 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
3 13 (0.33%) GitHub
4 11 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
5 9 (0.23%) PaaS
6 7 (0.18%) Microsoft Azure
6 7 (0.18%) Google Cloud Platform
7 6 (0.15%) Google App Engine
7 6 (0.15%) Amazon S3
8 5 (0.13%) Force.com
8 5 (0.13%) Route 53
9 2 (0.051%) IaaS
10 1 (0.025%) Heroku
10 1 (0.025%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 170 (4.32%) TCP/IP
2 85 (2.16%) HTTP
3 53 (1.35%) Internet
4 26 (0.66%) Broadband
5 22 (0.56%) DNS
6 20 (0.51%) SSL
7 14 (0.36%) FTP
8 12 (0.31%) Firewall
9 11 (0.28%) SSH
9 11 (0.28%) VLAN
9 11 (0.28%) LAN
9 11 (0.28%) HTTPS
9 11 (0.28%) DVB
10 9 (0.23%) 3G
10 9 (0.23%) LDAP
10 9 (0.23%) ADSL
10 9 (0.23%) 4G
11 8 (0.20%) Multicast
12 7 (0.18%) Wireless
12 7 (0.18%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 446 (11.34%) SQL Server
2 206 (5.24%) Relational Database
3 173 (4.40%) MySQL
4 163 (4.14%) Hadoop
5 160 (4.07%) Big Data
6 70 (1.78%) Oracle Database
7 61 (1.55%) NoSQL
7 61 (1.55%) RDBMS
8 52 (1.32%) Apache Hive
9 51 (1.30%) HBase
10 42 (1.07%) MongoDB
11 41 (1.04%) Data Mining
12 39 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (0.71%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 26 (0.66%) Apache Cassandra
15 25 (0.64%) OLTP
16 24 (0.61%) Oracle Reports
17 23 (0.58%) QlikView
17 23 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
18 20 (0.51%) Impala
Development Applications
1 170 (4.32%) Git (software)
2 159 (4.04%) Subversion
3 130 (3.30%) Visual Studio
4 89 (2.26%) Maven
5 84 (2.14%) JIRA
6 83 (2.11%) NUnit
7 76 (1.93%) Jenkins
8 64 (1.63%) Selenium
9 61 (1.55%) JUnit
9 61 (1.55%) GCC
10 50 (1.27%) TeamCity
11 48 (1.22%) Eclipse
12 44 (1.12%) Cucumber
13 36 (0.92%) Hudson
13 36 (0.92%) Ant
14 30 (0.76%) Rhino Mocks
15 29 (0.74%) GoogleTest
16 25 (0.64%) Xcode
17 23 (0.58%) SpecFlow
18 22 (0.56%) ClearCase
General
1 1825 (46.39%) Finance
2 624 (15.86%) Banking
3 465 (11.82%) Front Office
4 394 (10.02%) Investment Banking
5 185 (4.70%) Financial Institution
6 144 (3.66%) Telecoms
7 117 (2.97%) Retail
8 115 (2.92%) Games
9 66 (1.68%) Marketing
10 56 (1.42%) Back Office
11 45 (1.14%) Law
12 43 (1.09%) Aerospace
13 35 (0.89%) Retail Banking
14 33 (0.84%) Automotive
14 33 (0.84%) Electronics
15 32 (0.81%) Publishing
16 19 (0.48%) Legal
17 16 (0.41%) Advertising
18 15 (0.38%) Multimedia
19 12 (0.31%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2621 (66.62%) Developer
2 1203 (30.58%) C++ Developer
3 339 (8.62%) Software Engineer
4 331 (8.41%) C# Developer
5 319 (8.11%) Senior Developer
6 302 (7.68%) Java Developer
7 300 (7.63%) Software Developer
8 220 (5.59%) Analyst
9 194 (4.93%) Python Developer
10 189 (4.80%) Programmer
11 132 (3.36%) Junior
12 120 (3.05%) Junior Developer
12 120 (3.05%) Senior C++ Developer
13 118 (3.00%) Quantitative Developer
14 116 (2.95%) Applications Support
15 115 (2.92%) C++ Software Developer
16 113 (2.87%) C# .NET Developer
17 108 (2.75%) Architect
18 101 (2.57%) Graduate
19 93 (2.36%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 677 (17.21%) .NET
2 453 (11.51%) STL
3 391 (9.94%) HTML
4 281 (7.14%) XML
5 271 (6.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 239 (6.08%) HTML5
7 237 (6.02%) Web Services
8 217 (5.52%) CSS
9 198 (5.03%) WPF
10 171 (4.35%) ASP.NET
11 165 (4.19%) FIX Protocol
12 153 (3.89%) WCF
13 147 (3.74%) J2EE
14 119 (3.02%) jQuery
15 106 (2.69%) MFC
16 93 (2.36%) SOAP
17 92 (2.34%) OpenGL
17 92 (2.34%) REST
18 82 (2.08%) Spring
19 80 (2.03%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 820 (20.84%) Computer Science
2 505 (12.84%) Analytical Skills
3 466 (11.85%) Algorithms
4 374 (9.51%) Mathematics
5 363 (9.23%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 311 (7.91%) Derivative
7 308 (7.83%) Fixed Income
8 282 (7.17%) Hedge funds
9 270 (6.86%) Data Structures
10 214 (5.44%) Physics
11 185 (4.70%) Equities
12 171 (4.35%) Open Source
13 106 (2.69%) User Experience
14 88 (2.24%) Visualisation
15 87 (2.21%) iPhone
16 85 (2.16%) Grid Computing
17 84 (2.14%) Credit Risk
18 82 (2.08%) iPad
19 76 (1.93%) Enterprise Software
20 73 (1.86%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 1092 (27.76%) UNIX
2 1060 (26.94%) Linux
3 753 (19.14%) Windows
4 231 (5.87%) Apple iOS
5 203 (5.16%) Android
6 134 (3.41%) Solaris
7 51 (1.30%) Mac OS X
8 49 (1.25%) Windows Phone
9 29 (0.74%) Windows XP
10 26 (0.66%) Windows Phone 8
11 25 (0.64%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 22 (0.56%) HPUX
13 20 (0.51%) Windows NT
14 19 (0.48%) Fedora
14 19 (0.48%) CentOS
15 17 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
16 16 (0.41%) Windows Phone 7
17 13 (0.33%) Mac OS
17 13 (0.33%) AIX
18 12 (0.31%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 1138 (28.93%) OO
2 1007 (25.60%) Agile Software Development
3 896 (22.78%) Software Engineering
4 860 (21.86%) Multithreading
5 434 (11.03%) TDD
6 428 (10.88%) Low Latency
7 376 (9.56%) Analytics
8 354 (9.00%) OOD
9 323 (8.21%) Scrum
10 322 (8.19%) OOP
11 179 (4.55%) MVC
12 145 (3.69%) Mentoring
13 136 (3.46%) BDD
13 136 (3.46%) Continuous Integration
14 132 (3.36%) iOS Development
15 128 (3.25%) Project Management
16 125 (3.18%) Unit Testing
17 123 (3.13%) Algorithmic Trading
18 115 (2.92%) Android Development
19 114 (2.90%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1793 (45.58%) Java
2 1367 (34.75%) C#
3 1028 (26.13%) SQL
4 990 (25.17%) Python
5 782 (19.88%) C
6 563 (14.31%) JavaScript
7 349 (8.87%) Perl
8 163 (4.14%) Ruby
9 158 (4.02%) Objective-C
10 151 (3.84%) PHP
11 138 (3.51%) Bash Shell
12 127 (3.23%) Scala
12 127 (3.23%) Shell Script
13 119 (3.02%) VBA
14 93 (2.36%) VC++
15 78 (1.98%) VB
16 71 (1.80%) MATLAB
16 71 (1.80%) R
17 64 (1.63%) PL/SQL
17 64 (1.63%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 1118 (28.42%) Degree
2 160 (4.07%) PhD
3 29 (0.74%) Security Cleared
4 23 (0.58%) ISEB
5 16 (0.41%) ISTQB
6 12 (0.31%) SC Cleared
6 12 (0.31%) CISSP
7 10 (0.25%) Postgraduate
8 8 (0.20%) DV Cleared
8 8 (0.20%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
9 7 (0.18%) CSSLP
10 6 (0.15%) CEH
10 6 (0.15%) CCNA
10 6 (0.15%) Cisco Certification
11 5 (0.13%) CISM
12 4 (0.10%) ITIL Certification
12 4 (0.10%) Brainbench
12 4 (0.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 3 (0.076%) HP AIS
13 3 (0.076%) HP ASE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 280 (7.12%) QA
2 32 (0.81%) SLA
3 18 (0.46%) ISO 9001
4 12 (0.31%) EMIR
4 12 (0.31%) Dodd-Frank
4 12 (0.31%) Basel III
5 10 (0.25%) Basel II
6 8 (0.20%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 6 (0.15%) PCI DSS
8 5 (0.13%) ISO 8583
9 4 (0.10%) COBIT
9 4 (0.10%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.051%) Data Quality
System Software
1 25 (0.64%) HDFS
2 17 (0.43%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (0.33%) Active Directory
3 13 (0.33%) Firmware
4 7 (0.18%) Hyper-V
5 6 (0.15%) Platform Symphony
6 4 (0.10%) NFS
7 3 (0.076%) KVM
8 1 (0.025%) Docker
8 1 (0.025%) ISA Server
8 1 (0.025%) Samba
8 1 (0.025%) VMware ESX
8 1 (0.025%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.025%) vSphere
8 1 (0.025%) Gluster
8 1 (0.025%) Varnish
8 1 (0.025%) Kamailio
8 1 (0.025%) SpamAssassin
8 1 (0.025%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 36 (0.92%) Puppet
2 27 (0.69%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (0.61%) HP Quality Center
4 6 (0.15%) Nagios
4 6 (0.15%) OpenView
4 6 (0.15%) Hadoop YARN
5 4 (0.10%) Control-M
5 4 (0.10%) ZABBIX
5 4 (0.10%) Vagrant
5 4 (0.10%) Ansible
6 3 (0.076%) NetBackup
6 3 (0.076%) OVSD
6 3 (0.076%) ITRS Geneos
7 2 (0.051%) logstash
7 2 (0.051%) Graphite
7 2 (0.051%) HAProxy
7 2 (0.051%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 1 (0.025%) SELinux
8 1 (0.025%) SCCM
8 1 (0.025%) MOM
Vendors
1 538 (13.68%) Oracle
2 310 (7.88%) Microsoft
3 159 (4.04%) Sybase
4 96 (2.44%) TIBCO
5 87 (2.21%) Bloomberg
6 84 (2.14%) Google
7 47 (1.19%) DataSynapse
8 46 (1.17%) Twitter
9 40 (1.02%) Facebook
10 38 (0.97%) Teradata
11 37 (0.94%) HP
12 35 (0.89%) SunGard
13 34 (0.86%) NYFIX
14 33 (0.84%) Informatica
15 29 (0.74%) IBM
16 28 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
17 25 (0.64%) Reuters
17 25 (0.64%) Fidessa
17 25 (0.64%) SAP
18 23 (0.58%) ION Trading
London
Client Server
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Engage PSG
Salary: £65000.00 - £75000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £100000 - £125000 per annum + generous bonus and benefits package
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £0 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum + package
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
FPSG Connect
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Cititec
Salary: £80k - 120k per year
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £75,000 per annum Benefits and Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £75,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Davanti Solutions
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Lawrence Harvey Enterprise
Salary: £43000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago