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 27 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 64 49 52
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1796 2623 2170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.02% 5.39% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.77% 9.91% 8.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1514 2225 1852
Average salary £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £92,500 £95,000
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
23120 26464 24552
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.78% 54.36% 54.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19799 22461 21174
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 £77,500 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 27 April 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 27 April 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 -16 419 £65,000 +8.33% 83
Chessington 0 20 £36,250 +11.53%
Kingston Upon Thames +11 18 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Brentford -2 7 £72,500 - 2
Canary Wharf -12 6 £56,250 -43.75%
Twickenham +2 5 - -
Teddington -4 5 £35,000 -30.00%
Westminster - 5 - -
Docklands, London -6 4 £80,000 +6.66%
Surbiton -9 4 £35,000 +11.11%
Harrow +5 3 £47,500 -18.80% 1
Uxbridge -3 3 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Mayfair -5 3 £40,000 -56.75%
Hounslow -8 3 £45,000 +3.44% 1
New Malden - 2 - -
Feltham - 2 £51,750 - 1
Bromley +17 1 £45,000 +15.38%
Wimbledon - 1 £55,000 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 1709 (47.13%) Java
2 1663 (45.86%) Finance
3 1289 (35.55%) C#
4 1124 (31.00%) Linux
5 1067 (29.43%) Degree
6 1043 (28.76%) UNIX
7 984 (27.14%) OO
8 908 (25.04%) Agile Software Development
9 898 (24.77%) Python
10 878 (24.21%) SQL
11 857 (23.63%) Computer Science
12 831 (22.92%) Software Engineering
13 775 (21.37%) Multithreading
14 765 (21.10%) C
15 699 (19.28%) .NET
16 575 (15.86%) Windows
17 560 (15.44%) JavaScript
18 525 (14.48%) Oracle
19 505 (13.93%) Algorithms
20 500 (13.79%) Banking
21 491 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
22 408 (11.25%) Front Office
23 400 (11.03%) Analytics
24 393 (10.84%) HTML
25 390 (10.76%) TDD
26 370 (10.20%) OOD
27 368 (10.15%) Low Latency
28 356 (9.82%) SQL Server
29 348 (9.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
30 342 (9.43%) STL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 April 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
1 143 (3.94%) Node.js
2 48 (1.32%) Apache
3 44 (1.21%) SAS
4 29 (0.80%) Apache Spark
5 26 (0.72%) Tomcat
5 26 (0.72%) CMS
5 26 (0.72%) Oracle Coherence
6 23 (0.63%) SharePoint
7 22 (0.61%) Apache Pig
8 20 (0.55%) WebLogic
8 20 (0.55%) IIS
9 19 (0.52%) MQSeries
10 17 (0.47%) Confluence
11 16 (0.44%) nginx
12 15 (0.41%) OpenStack
13 14 (0.39%) JBoss
13 14 (0.39%) WebSphere
14 9 (0.25%) GemFire
14 9 (0.25%) Apache Solr
15 8 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 82 (2.26%) MS Excel
2 17 (0.47%) MS Office
3 13 (0.36%) Mathematica
4 12 (0.33%) CPLEX
5 8 (0.22%) SPSS
6 7 (0.19%) MS Visio
6 7 (0.19%) Spreadsheet
7 5 (0.14%) Photoshop
8 4 (0.11%) Maya
9 3 (0.083%) MS PowerPoint
10 2 (0.055%) Adobe Illustrator
10 2 (0.055%) Adobe After Effects
10 2 (0.055%) Houdini
10 2 (0.055%) XMetaL
10 2 (0.055%) FastStats
10 2 (0.055%) Weka
11 1 (0.028%) OmniGraffle
11 1 (0.028%) Final Cut Pro
11 1 (0.028%) 3ds Max
11 1 (0.028%) CINEMA 4D
Business Applications
1 18 (0.50%) Oracle General Ledger
2 13 (0.36%) RMDS
3 12 (0.33%) JDE EnterpriseOne
3 12 (0.33%) Towers Watson Igloo
3 12 (0.33%) Oracle Payables
3 12 (0.33%) Oracle Receivables
4 9 (0.25%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.25%) Adaptiv
5 8 (0.22%) Summit
6 6 (0.17%) Sophis RISQUE
6 6 (0.17%) BusinessWorks
6 6 (0.17%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.14%) MetaTrader
7 5 (0.14%) Endur
7 5 (0.14%) BASE24
8 4 (0.11%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 4 (0.11%) TIBCO iProcess
9 3 (0.083%) Adobe Campaign
10 2 (0.055%) Workday HCM
10 2 (0.055%) Oracle BPM
Cloud Services
1 97 (2.68%) Amazon AWS
2 79 (2.18%) SaaS
3 42 (1.16%) Microsoft Azure
4 35 (0.97%) Cloud Computing
5 18 (0.50%) IaaS
6 12 (0.33%) Google Cloud Platform
7 10 (0.28%) GitHub
8 8 (0.22%) Sumo Logic
8 8 (0.22%) PaaS
9 6 (0.17%) Amazon EC2
10 3 (0.083%) Force.com
11 2 (0.055%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.055%) Google App Engine
12 1 (0.028%) Virtual Private Cloud
12 1 (0.028%) Amazon S3
12 1 (0.028%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 126 (3.47%) TCP/IP
2 87 (2.40%) HTTP
3 56 (1.54%) Internet
4 30 (0.83%) Broadband
5 26 (0.72%) DNS
6 21 (0.58%) SSL
7 13 (0.36%) HTTPS
7 13 (0.36%) Wireless
7 13 (0.36%) Multicast
8 12 (0.33%) Firewall
8 12 (0.33%) FTP
9 11 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
10 10 (0.28%) Network Security
10 10 (0.28%) tcpdump
10 10 (0.28%) Bluetooth
11 8 (0.22%) GPRS
12 7 (0.19%) LAN
12 7 (0.19%) WAN
12 7 (0.19%) SAN
12 7 (0.19%) snoop
Database & Business Intelligence
1 356 (9.82%) SQL Server
2 223 (6.15%) Relational Database
3 214 (5.90%) MySQL
4 175 (4.83%) Big Data
5 159 (4.38%) Hadoop
6 92 (2.54%) RDBMS
7 86 (2.37%) MongoDB
8 81 (2.23%) NoSQL
9 59 (1.63%) Oracle Database
10 57 (1.57%) HBase
11 50 (1.38%) Apache Hive
12 45 (1.24%) Data Mining
13 37 (1.02%) PostgreSQL
14 36 (0.99%) Data Warehouse
15 33 (0.91%) Redis
16 32 (0.88%) Apache Cassandra
17 24 (0.66%) Oracle Reports
18 21 (0.58%) Couchbase
19 18 (0.50%) QlikView
20 17 (0.47%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 216 (5.96%) Git (software)
2 165 (4.55%) Subversion
3 104 (2.87%) Maven
4 103 (2.84%) Visual Studio
5 85 (2.34%) Jenkins
6 74 (2.04%) NUnit
7 70 (1.93%) JIRA
8 57 (1.57%) Selenium
9 53 (1.46%) Eclipse
10 50 (1.38%) JUnit
11 49 (1.35%) TeamCity
12 43 (1.19%) Mercurial
13 40 (1.10%) Ant
14 35 (0.97%) Cucumber
14 35 (0.97%) GCC
15 32 (0.88%) Android Studio
16 29 (0.80%) Xcode
17 26 (0.72%) ClearCase
17 26 (0.72%) GoogleTest
17 26 (0.72%) Rhino Mocks
General
1 1663 (45.86%) Finance
2 500 (13.79%) Banking
3 408 (11.25%) Front Office
4 297 (8.19%) Investment Banking
5 148 (4.08%) Financial Institution
6 145 (4.00%) Games
7 132 (3.64%) Telecoms
8 129 (3.56%) Retail
9 97 (2.68%) Marketing
10 63 (1.74%) Automotive
11 58 (1.60%) Aerospace
11 58 (1.60%) Back Office
12 38 (1.05%) Electronics
13 34 (0.94%) Legal
14 32 (0.88%) Advertising
14 32 (0.88%) Retail Banking
15 28 (0.77%) Military
16 20 (0.55%) Law
17 18 (0.50%) Publishing
18 13 (0.36%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2392 (65.97%) Developer
2 978 (26.97%) C++ Developer
3 355 (9.79%) Software Developer
4 324 (8.94%) C# Developer
5 313 (8.63%) Software Engineer
6 303 (8.36%) Senior Developer
7 241 (6.65%) Java Developer
8 160 (4.41%) Analyst
9 156 (4.30%) Programmer
10 129 (3.56%) Junior
11 112 (3.09%) Junior Developer
12 111 (3.06%) Python Developer
13 110 (3.03%) Architect
14 105 (2.90%) C++ Software Developer
14 105 (2.90%) Senior C++ Developer
15 99 (2.73%) Applications Support
16 98 (2.70%) C# .NET Developer
17 94 (2.59%) Quantitative Developer
18 87 (2.40%) Consultant
19 84 (2.32%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 699 (19.28%) .NET
2 393 (10.84%) HTML
3 342 (9.43%) STL
4 256 (7.06%) XML
5 219 (6.04%) Web Services
6 198 (5.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 192 (5.30%) HTML5
8 188 (5.18%) WPF
9 184 (5.07%) CSS
10 175 (4.83%) ASP.NET
11 143 (3.94%) WCF
12 128 (3.53%) J2EE
13 124 (3.42%) jQuery
14 117 (3.23%) REST
15 110 (3.03%) FIX Protocol
16 105 (2.90%) Spring
17 95 (2.62%) Middleware
17 95 (2.62%) ASP.NET MVC
18 90 (2.48%) SOAP
19 83 (2.29%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 857 (23.63%) Computer Science
2 505 (13.93%) Algorithms
3 491 (13.54%) Analytical Skills
4 348 (9.60%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 338 (9.32%) Data Structures
6 337 (9.29%) Mathematics
7 275 (7.58%) Fixed Income
8 269 (7.42%) Derivative
9 241 (6.65%) Hedge funds
10 211 (5.82%) Equities
11 164 (4.52%) Physics
12 142 (3.92%) Open Source
13 100 (2.76%) User Experience
14 93 (2.56%) Mobile App
15 84 (2.32%) Grid Computing
16 80 (2.21%) Visualisation
17 71 (1.96%) iPad
18 64 (1.77%) Equity Derivative
18 64 (1.77%) Credit Risk
19 62 (1.71%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1124 (31.00%) Linux
2 1043 (28.76%) UNIX
3 575 (15.86%) Windows
4 238 (6.56%) Apple iOS
5 202 (5.57%) Android
6 120 (3.31%) Solaris
7 39 (1.08%) Mac OS X
8 33 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.80%) CentOS
10 24 (0.66%) Ubuntu
11 22 (0.61%) Windows Phone
12 21 (0.58%) Fedora
12 21 (0.58%) Windows XP
13 14 (0.39%) HPUX
13 14 (0.39%) Debian
14 13 (0.36%) Windows NT
15 12 (0.33%) AIX
15 12 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
16 11 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
17 10 (0.28%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 984 (27.14%) OO
2 908 (25.04%) Agile Software Development
3 831 (22.92%) Software Engineering
4 775 (21.37%) Multithreading
5 400 (11.03%) Analytics
6 390 (10.76%) TDD
7 370 (10.20%) OOD
8 368 (10.15%) Low Latency
9 299 (8.25%) OOP
10 290 (8.00%) Scrum
11 229 (6.32%) MVC
12 164 (4.52%) Project Management
13 147 (4.05%) Mentoring
14 131 (3.61%) Unit Testing
15 127 (3.50%) Continuous Integration
15 127 (3.50%) iOS Development
16 118 (3.25%) Risk Management
17 114 (3.14%) BDD
18 111 (3.06%) DevOps
19 106 (2.92%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 1709 (47.13%) Java
2 1289 (35.55%) C#
3 898 (24.77%) Python
4 878 (24.21%) SQL
5 765 (21.10%) C
6 560 (15.44%) JavaScript
7 330 (9.10%) Perl
8 240 (6.62%) PHP
9 193 (5.32%) Ruby
10 136 (3.75%) Objective-C
11 135 (3.72%) Scala
12 125 (3.45%) Bash Shell
13 117 (3.23%) VBA
14 81 (2.23%) Shell Script
15 73 (2.01%) R
16 71 (1.96%) MATLAB
17 60 (1.65%) VC++
18 56 (1.54%) T-SQL
19 52 (1.43%) VB
20 43 (1.19%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1067 (29.43%) Degree
2 184 (5.07%) PhD
3 49 (1.35%) Security Cleared
4 23 (0.63%) DV Cleared
5 22 (0.61%) SC Cleared
6 16 (0.44%) ISEB
7 14 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.36%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.28%) CSSLP
10 9 (0.25%) CCNA
11 8 (0.22%) HP ASE
12 5 (0.14%) Microsoft Certification
12 5 (0.14%) CISSP
13 4 (0.11%) Oracle Certification
13 4 (0.11%) CCNP
14 3 (0.083%) CCIE
14 3 (0.083%) MCP
14 3 (0.083%) Postgraduate
14 3 (0.083%) MCSE
14 3 (0.083%) MCSA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 224 (6.18%) QA
2 26 (0.72%) ISO 9001
3 14 (0.39%) EMIR
3 14 (0.39%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.28%) HL7
5 8 (0.22%) Basel II
6 6 (0.17%) Basel III
7 5 (0.14%) ISO 8583
7 5 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 5 (0.14%) COBIT
8 3 (0.083%) Solvency II
8 3 (0.083%) Data Quality
9 1 (0.028%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.028%) SLA
System Software
1 46 (1.27%) HDFS
2 28 (0.77%) Firmware
3 23 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (0.63%) Docker
4 12 (0.33%) Active Directory
5 11 (0.30%) Hyper-V
6 10 (0.28%) VirtualBox
7 9 (0.25%) Platform Symphony
8 6 (0.17%) Ceph
8 6 (0.17%) NFS
9 5 (0.14%) iptables
10 4 (0.11%) KVM
11 3 (0.083%) QEMU
11 3 (0.083%) XenApp
12 2 (0.055%) Xen
12 2 (0.055%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 1 (0.028%) OpenSSH
13 1 (0.028%) vSphere
13 1 (0.028%) Varnish
13 1 (0.028%) VMware ESX
Systems Management
1 42 (1.16%) Puppet
2 39 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 17 (0.47%) Vagrant
4 16 (0.44%) Nagios
5 14 (0.39%) Ansible
6 13 (0.36%) ZABBIX
7 12 (0.33%) ITRS Geneos
7 12 (0.33%) Kubernetes
8 11 (0.30%) Salt
9 8 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
10 4 (0.11%) OPNET
10 4 (0.11%) Hadoop YARN
11 3 (0.083%) Unicenter
11 3 (0.083%) Tivoli
11 3 (0.083%) logstash
12 2 (0.055%) MOM
12 2 (0.055%) CA Single Sign-On
12 2 (0.055%) WebSphere Cast Iron
13 1 (0.028%) Nessus
13 1 (0.028%) Nmap
Vendors
1 525 (14.48%) Oracle
2 246 (6.78%) Microsoft
3 124 (3.42%) Sybase
4 73 (2.01%) Google
5 69 (1.90%) TIBCO
6 59 (1.63%) Facebook
7 50 (1.38%) Bloomberg
8 48 (1.32%) Twitter
9 44 (1.21%) IBM
10 33 (0.91%) VMware
11 31 (0.85%) DataSynapse
12 28 (0.77%) Red Hat
13 27 (0.74%) SunGard
13 27 (0.74%) Reuters
13 27 (0.74%) Solace
14 26 (0.72%) NYFIX
14 26 (0.72%) Teradata
14 26 (0.72%) SAP
15 24 (0.66%) Perforce
16 22 (0.61%) HP
Feltham, Middlesex
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 52,000
Posted: 2 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum Bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 70,000 - 90,000 + bonus and other excellent benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Massive Interactive
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum, Benefits Bonus + Benefits + Great Working E
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
AmadeusITGroup
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
HP
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Lorien Resourcing
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Pension + Healthcare
Posted: 8 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £23000 - £30000 per annum + BONUS, PENSION
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55000 - 75000 + excellent benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Talent International
Salary: £24000 - £30000 per annum + BONUS, PENSION
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
ISL
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago