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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 55 46 50
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1881 2712 2136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.33% 5.57% 4.85%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.25% 10.24% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1542 2292 1789
Average salary £62,500 £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 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £90,000 £92,500
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
22809 26481 23596
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.50% 54.42% 53.62%
Number of salaries quoted 19528 22804 20272
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 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

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 22 May 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 22 May 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 -6 431 £65,000 +8.33% 89
Chessington -2 21 £35,000 +7.69%
Kingston Upon Thames +10 11 £40,000 +23.07%
Brentford - 10 £72,500 - 2
Docklands, London +1 8 £92,500 +42.30%
Twickenham -8 8 - -
Canary Wharf -11 7 £42,500 -57.50%
Westminster - 5 - -
Mayfair +1 3 £40,000 -50.00%
New Malden 0 2 - - 4
Uxbridge -8 2 £30,000 -6.25%
Hammersmith -11 2 £57,500 +21.05% 1
Hounslow -11 2 £50,000 +14.94% 1
Beckenham - 2 £40,000 -
Feltham - 2 £48,500 -
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Ealing - 2 £97,500 -
Wimbledon -9 1 £50,000 +81.81%
Teddington -10 1 £40,000 -20.00%
Surbiton -13 1 £35,000 +11.11%
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 1778 (48.89%) Java
2 1645 (45.23%) Finance
3 1323 (36.38%) C#
4 1194 (32.83%) Linux
5 1121 (30.82%) Degree
6 995 (27.36%) OO
7 993 (27.30%) UNIX
8 961 (26.42%) Python
9 940 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
9 940 (25.85%) Computer Science
10 878 (24.14%) SQL
10 878 (24.14%) Software Engineering
11 847 (23.29%) C
12 745 (20.48%) Multithreading
13 732 (20.13%) .NET
14 568 (15.62%) Windows
15 557 (15.31%) Algorithms
16 533 (14.65%) JavaScript
17 507 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
18 506 (13.91%) Oracle
19 451 (12.40%) Banking
20 406 (11.16%) Front Office
21 395 (10.86%) Analytics
22 390 (10.72%) TDD
23 387 (10.64%) HTML
24 384 (10.56%) Data Structures
25 374 (10.28%) SQL Server
25 374 (10.28%) OOD
26 372 (10.23%) Mathematics
27 359 (9.87%) Low Latency

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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
1 146 (4.01%) Node.js
2 54 (1.48%) Apache
3 46 (1.26%) SAS
4 37 (1.02%) Apache Spark
5 29 (0.80%) SharePoint
6 26 (0.71%) Tomcat
7 24 (0.66%) Apache Pig
8 21 (0.58%) IIS
9 19 (0.52%) OpenStack
9 19 (0.52%) Oracle Coherence
10 18 (0.49%) WebLogic
11 17 (0.47%) CMS
11 17 (0.47%) MQSeries
12 16 (0.44%) WebSphere
12 16 (0.44%) nginx
13 14 (0.38%) Confluence
14 12 (0.33%) JBoss
15 11 (0.30%) Elasticsearch
15 11 (0.30%) Cloud Foundry
15 11 (0.30%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 83 (2.28%) MS Excel
2 19 (0.52%) MS Office
3 13 (0.36%) Mathematica
4 12 (0.33%) CPLEX
5 7 (0.19%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
5 7 (0.19%) MS PowerPoint
6 5 (0.14%) SPSS
6 5 (0.14%) FastStats
7 4 (0.11%) MS Project
7 4 (0.11%) Maya
7 4 (0.11%) Weka
8 2 (0.055%) Houdini
8 2 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
8 2 (0.055%) Photoshop
9 1 (0.027%) Final Cut Pro
9 1 (0.027%) OmniGraffle
9 1 (0.027%) XMetaL
9 1 (0.027%) 3ds Max
9 1 (0.027%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 17 (0.47%) RMDS
2 16 (0.44%) Oracle General Ledger
3 12 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 12 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.25%) Sophis RISQUE
4 9 (0.25%) Adaptiv
5 8 (0.22%) Summit
5 8 (0.22%) Towers Watson Igloo
6 6 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 6 (0.16%) Endur
6 6 (0.16%) Adobe Campaign
6 6 (0.16%) MetaTrader
7 5 (0.14%) BASE24
7 5 (0.14%) Unica
8 3 (0.082%) SAP Business One
9 2 (0.055%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 2 (0.055%) Dynamics AX
9 2 (0.055%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.055%) Agresso
Cloud Services
1 115 (3.16%) Amazon AWS
2 91 (2.50%) SaaS
3 66 (1.81%) Microsoft Azure
4 36 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
5 21 (0.58%) IaaS
6 17 (0.47%) Google Cloud Platform
7 11 (0.30%) Sumo Logic
8 10 (0.27%) PaaS
9 9 (0.25%) GitHub
10 8 (0.22%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.16%) Force.com
12 2 (0.055%) Google App Engine
13 1 (0.027%) Azure Machine Learning
13 1 (0.027%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 1 (0.027%) CloudFront
13 1 (0.027%) Google Analytics
13 1 (0.027%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 125 (3.44%) TCP/IP
2 98 (2.69%) HTTP
3 61 (1.68%) Internet
4 32 (0.88%) Broadband
5 28 (0.77%) DNS
6 21 (0.58%) Multicast
7 16 (0.44%) SSL
8 15 (0.41%) HTTPS
8 15 (0.41%) Network Security
9 14 (0.38%) Firewall
10 13 (0.36%) Wireless
11 11 (0.30%) FTP
12 10 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
13 9 (0.25%) Bluetooth
14 8 (0.22%) SAN
14 8 (0.22%) LAN
14 8 (0.22%) GPRS
14 8 (0.22%) WAN
14 8 (0.22%) tcpdump
15 7 (0.19%) WebEx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 374 (10.28%) SQL Server
2 253 (6.96%) Relational Database
3 211 (5.80%) MySQL
4 192 (5.28%) Big Data
5 159 (4.37%) Hadoop
6 111 (3.05%) RDBMS
7 101 (2.78%) MongoDB
8 88 (2.42%) NoSQL
9 65 (1.79%) HBase
10 63 (1.73%) Apache Hive
11 50 (1.37%) Oracle Database
12 48 (1.32%) Data Mining
13 47 (1.29%) PostgreSQL
14 40 (1.10%) Redis
15 38 (1.04%) Apache Cassandra
16 33 (0.91%) Data Warehouse
17 23 (0.63%) Oracle Reports
18 20 (0.55%) Text Mining
19 19 (0.52%) Couchbase
19 19 (0.52%) CouchDB
Development Applications
1 219 (6.02%) Git (software)
2 146 (4.01%) Subversion
3 103 (2.83%) Maven
4 102 (2.80%) Visual Studio
5 90 (2.47%) Jenkins
6 75 (2.06%) NUnit
7 69 (1.90%) Selenium
8 68 (1.87%) JIRA
9 46 (1.26%) JUnit
10 45 (1.24%) Mercurial
10 45 (1.24%) Eclipse
11 42 (1.15%) TeamCity
11 42 (1.15%) Ant
12 34 (0.93%) Cucumber
13 33 (0.91%) GCC
14 28 (0.77%) Android Studio
15 27 (0.74%) WebDriver
16 26 (0.71%) Rhino Mocks
17 25 (0.69%) Team Foundation Server
17 25 (0.69%) Xcode
General
1 1645 (45.23%) Finance
2 451 (12.40%) Banking
3 406 (11.16%) Front Office
4 242 (6.65%) Investment Banking
5 176 (4.84%) Games
6 141 (3.88%) Financial Institution
7 136 (3.74%) Retail
8 129 (3.55%) Telecoms
9 84 (2.31%) Marketing
10 65 (1.79%) Automotive
11 63 (1.73%) Back Office
12 51 (1.40%) Aerospace
13 46 (1.26%) Legal
14 37 (1.02%) Electronics
15 32 (0.88%) Advertising
16 30 (0.82%) Military
17 28 (0.77%) Retail Banking
18 27 (0.74%) Publishing
19 17 (0.47%) Law
20 11 (0.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 2330 (64.06%) Developer
2 911 (25.05%) C++ Developer
3 350 (9.62%) Software Developer
4 325 (8.94%) Software Engineer
5 319 (8.77%) C# Developer
6 289 (7.95%) Senior Developer
7 231 (6.35%) Java Developer
8 161 (4.43%) Programmer
9 150 (4.12%) Analyst
10 136 (3.74%) Junior
11 114 (3.13%) Architect
12 113 (3.11%) Junior Developer
13 110 (3.02%) Consultant
14 101 (2.78%) Graduate
14 101 (2.78%) Python Developer
15 100 (2.75%) C++ Software Developer
16 99 (2.72%) Quantitative Developer
17 97 (2.67%) Senior C++ Developer
18 96 (2.64%) C# .NET Developer
19 80 (2.20%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 732 (20.13%) .NET
2 387 (10.64%) HTML
3 334 (9.18%) STL
4 240 (6.60%) XML
5 202 (5.55%) Web Services
6 201 (5.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 181 (4.98%) WPF
8 180 (4.95%) ASP.NET
9 177 (4.87%) HTML5
10 166 (4.56%) CSS
11 128 (3.52%) J2EE
12 119 (3.27%) Spring
12 119 (3.27%) WCF
13 115 (3.16%) ASP.NET MVC
14 114 (3.13%) REST
15 109 (3.00%) jQuery
16 98 (2.69%) SOAP
16 98 (2.69%) Middleware
16 98 (2.69%) FIX Protocol
17 85 (2.34%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 940 (25.85%) Computer Science
2 557 (15.31%) Algorithms
3 507 (13.94%) Analytical Skills
4 384 (10.56%) Data Structures
5 372 (10.23%) Mathematics
6 321 (8.83%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 272 (7.48%) Derivative
8 244 (6.71%) Fixed Income
9 240 (6.60%) Hedge funds
10 217 (5.97%) Equities
11 179 (4.92%) Physics
12 155 (4.26%) Open Source
13 130 (3.57%) Mobile App
14 89 (2.45%) User Experience
15 85 (2.34%) Visualisation
16 74 (2.03%) Grid Computing
16 74 (2.03%) Enterprise Software
17 71 (1.95%) Statistics
18 65 (1.79%) Equity Derivative
19 63 (1.73%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1194 (32.83%) Linux
2 993 (27.30%) UNIX
3 568 (15.62%) Windows
4 237 (6.52%) Apple iOS
5 209 (5.75%) Android
6 94 (2.58%) Solaris
7 39 (1.07%) Mac OS X
8 38 (1.04%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 32 (0.88%) CentOS
10 25 (0.69%) Ubuntu
11 18 (0.49%) Fedora
11 18 (0.49%) Windows Phone
12 15 (0.41%) Windows XP
12 15 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
13 13 (0.36%) CoreOS
14 12 (0.33%) Debian
15 11 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
15 11 (0.30%) Windows 7
16 10 (0.27%) AIX
16 10 (0.27%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 995 (27.36%) OO
2 940 (25.85%) Agile Software Development
3 878 (24.14%) Software Engineering
4 745 (20.48%) Multithreading
5 395 (10.86%) Analytics
6 390 (10.72%) TDD
7 374 (10.28%) OOD
8 359 (9.87%) Low Latency
9 294 (8.08%) Scrum
10 290 (7.97%) OOP
11 233 (6.41%) MVC
12 177 (4.87%) Project Management
13 163 (4.48%) Mentoring
14 151 (4.15%) DevOps
15 138 (3.79%) Unit Testing
15 138 (3.79%) Continuous Integration
16 127 (3.49%) iOS Development
17 120 (3.30%) Risk Management
18 119 (3.27%) BDD
19 114 (3.13%) Algorithmic Trading
Programming Languages
1 1778 (48.89%) Java
2 1323 (36.38%) C#
3 961 (26.42%) Python
4 878 (24.14%) SQL
5 847 (23.29%) C
6 533 (14.65%) JavaScript
7 326 (8.96%) Perl
8 246 (6.76%) PHP
9 193 (5.31%) Ruby
10 146 (4.01%) Scala
11 141 (3.88%) Bash Shell
12 133 (3.66%) Objective-C
13 110 (3.02%) VBA
14 94 (2.58%) Shell Script
15 84 (2.31%) R
16 72 (1.98%) MATLAB
17 70 (1.92%) VB
18 54 (1.48%) VC++
19 44 (1.21%) T-SQL
20 35 (0.96%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1121 (30.82%) Degree
2 185 (5.09%) PhD
3 54 (1.48%) Security Cleared
4 33 (0.91%) DV Cleared
5 27 (0.74%) SC Cleared
6 20 (0.55%) ISEB
7 17 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 14 (0.38%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.27%) HP ASE
10 9 (0.25%) CCNA
11 8 (0.22%) CSSLP
12 7 (0.19%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.14%) CCNP
13 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
14 4 (0.11%) JNCIS
14 4 (0.11%) CISSP
14 4 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
14 4 (0.11%) CCIE
14 4 (0.11%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 202 (5.55%) QA
2 23 (0.63%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.38%) Dodd-Frank
3 14 (0.38%) EMIR
4 13 (0.36%) HL7
5 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.16%) Basel II
6 5 (0.14%) ISO 8583
7 4 (0.11%) COBIT
7 4 (0.11%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.11%) Basel III
8 2 (0.055%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.055%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.027%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.027%) SLA
System Software
1 54 (1.48%) HDFS
2 33 (0.91%) VMware Infrastructure
3 29 (0.80%) Docker
4 28 (0.77%) Firmware
5 15 (0.41%) Hyper-V
6 13 (0.36%) VirtualBox
7 12 (0.33%) Active Directory
7 12 (0.33%) Platform Symphony
8 7 (0.19%) NFS
9 6 (0.16%) Ceph
10 4 (0.11%) KVM
10 4 (0.11%) iptables
11 3 (0.082%) QEMU
11 3 (0.082%) VMware ESX
11 3 (0.082%) XenApp
12 2 (0.055%) Xen
12 2 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 2 (0.055%) Varnish
13 1 (0.027%) vSphere
13 1 (0.027%) Gluster
Systems Management
1 47 (1.29%) Puppet
2 42 (1.15%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (0.58%) Vagrant
4 19 (0.52%) Nagios
5 17 (0.47%) Ansible
6 16 (0.44%) ZABBIX
7 15 (0.41%) Kubernetes
8 14 (0.38%) Salt
9 12 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
10 6 (0.16%) OPNET
11 5 (0.14%) HP Quality Center
12 4 (0.11%) WMI
13 3 (0.082%) Rundeck
13 3 (0.082%) Hadoop YARN
13 3 (0.082%) logstash
13 3 (0.082%) Tivoli
13 3 (0.082%) Unicenter
14 2 (0.055%) MOM
14 2 (0.055%) CA Single Sign-On
15 1 (0.027%) WebSphere Cast Iron
Vendors
1 506 (13.91%) Oracle
2 225 (6.19%) Microsoft
3 114 (3.13%) Sybase
4 63 (1.73%) Google
5 52 (1.43%) TIBCO
6 51 (1.40%) IBM
7 48 (1.32%) Bloomberg
7 48 (1.32%) Facebook
8 44 (1.21%) VMware
9 41 (1.13%) Twitter
10 31 (0.85%) Red Hat
11 29 (0.80%) DataSynapse
11 29 (0.80%) SAP
12 27 (0.74%) Solace
12 27 (0.74%) Teradata
13 26 (0.71%) Perforce
14 22 (0.60%) Reuters
14 22 (0.60%) Salesforce.com
15 21 (0.58%) Apple
15 21 (0.58%) SunGard
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £80000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £90000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + bonus, benefits and relocation
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Gold Group
Salary: £75000 - £110000 per annum + 10% bonus and bens
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum + Perks
Posted: Yesterday
London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus (50% - 100%)
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Emponics Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £500.00 - £750.00 per day
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + 25 days holiday + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £65000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Digital Gurus
Salary: £45000 - £60000 Per Annum Bonus + Benefits Available
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Transport For London (TFL)
Salary: £0 - £50,000 per year
Posted: Yesterday