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 21 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 52 43 34
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2099 2556 2951
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.64% 5.64% 6.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.96% 10.22% 11.07%
Number of salaries quoted 1832 2134 2591
Average salary £60,000 £62,500 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +8.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
23436 25019 26662
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 51.77% 55.24% 54.66%
Number of salaries quoted 20257 21570 23418
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 £34,000
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 21 October 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 21 October 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 -12 486 £65,000 +1.56% 93
Uxbridge +9 23 £41,000 -11.35%
Teddington -3 15 £50,000 +66.66%
Surbiton -1 14 £32,500 - 1
New Malden -6 12 £50,000 +42.85% 5
Chessington - 12 £29,250 - 2
Wimbledon -6 7 £50,000 +81.81%
Harrow -18 6 £42,500 +88.88% 3
Twickenham +3 4 £55,000 -
Croydon -7 3 £50,000 +25.00% 3
Docklands, London -8 2 £56,250 +32.35%
Canary Wharf -11 2 £50,000 -44.44%
Hounslow -11 2 £45,000 - 3
Mayfair +2 1 £40,000 -61.90%
Clapham -4 1 £27,500 -
Greenford -5 1 - - 4
Beckenham - 1 £67,500 -
Southwark - 1 £31,500 -
Hammersmith - 1 £43,750 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 2292 (49.15%) Java
2 2016 (43.23%) Finance
3 1589 (34.08%) C#
4 1472 (31.57%) Degree
5 1422 (30.50%) OO
6 1320 (28.31%) Linux
7 1319 (28.29%) Python
8 1289 (27.64%) SQL
9 1231 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
10 1220 (26.16%) UNIX
11 1206 (25.86%) Software Engineering
12 1160 (24.88%) C
13 1135 (24.34%) Computer Science
14 974 (20.89%) Multithreading
15 877 (18.81%) Windows
16 790 (16.94%) .NET
17 670 (14.37%) Oracle
18 657 (14.09%) Banking
19 632 (13.55%) JavaScript
20 621 (13.32%) Algorithms
21 579 (12.42%) SQL Server
22 541 (11.60%) STL
22 541 (11.60%) Front Office
23 510 (10.94%) Low Latency
24 495 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
25 489 (10.49%) Mathematics
26 480 (10.29%) HTML
27 463 (9.93%) TDD
28 440 (9.44%) Perl
29 431 (9.24%) Investment Banking

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 21 October 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 (1.29%) SAS
2 56 (1.20%) Node.js
3 52 (1.12%) WebLogic
4 39 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 38 (0.81%) MQSeries
6 36 (0.77%) Apache Pig
7 32 (0.69%) Oracle Coherence
7 32 (0.69%) Tomcat
8 31 (0.66%) IIS
9 29 (0.62%) Apache
10 28 (0.60%) CMS
11 26 (0.56%) TIBCO EMS
12 25 (0.54%) JBoss
13 19 (0.41%) Apache Solr
14 15 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
15 13 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
16 12 (0.26%) BizTalk Server
17 11 (0.24%) Oracle Workflow
18 10 (0.21%) WordPress
18 10 (0.21%) WebSphere
Applications
1 208 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 41 (0.88%) CPLEX
3 39 (0.84%) SPSS
4 36 (0.77%) MS Office
5 17 (0.36%) Photoshop
6 12 (0.26%) CINEMA 4D
6 12 (0.26%) Maya
6 12 (0.26%) 3ds Max
7 11 (0.24%) XMetaL
8 10 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
9 8 (0.17%) Stata
10 7 (0.15%) Mathematica
10 7 (0.15%) Doxygen
11 6 (0.13%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.11%) MS PowerPoint
13 4 (0.086%) NASTRAN
13 4 (0.086%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.086%) MS Visio
13 4 (0.086%) FrameMaker
14 3 (0.064%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 21 (0.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 9 (0.19%) BASE24
3 8 (0.17%) Magento
4 7 (0.15%) Towers Watson Igloo
5 6 (0.13%) RMDS
6 5 (0.11%) Adaptiv
7 4 (0.086%) Tridion
7 4 (0.086%) Oracle BPM
7 4 (0.086%) Markit EDM
8 2 (0.043%) SAP ERP
8 2 (0.043%) Sentinel
8 2 (0.043%) Dynamics AX
9 1 (0.021%) IntelliMatch
9 1 (0.021%) Workday HCM
9 1 (0.021%) Endur
9 1 (0.021%) Oracle ERP
9 1 (0.021%) BusinessWorks
9 1 (0.021%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.021%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.021%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 49 (1.05%) SaaS
2 24 (0.51%) GitHub
3 23 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
4 22 (0.47%) Amazon AWS
5 15 (0.32%) PaaS
6 11 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
6 11 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
7 10 (0.21%) Google App Engine
8 6 (0.13%) Amazon S3
9 5 (0.11%) Route 53
10 4 (0.086%) Force.com
10 4 (0.086%) Amazon EMR
11 2 (0.043%) Rackspace Cloud
12 1 (0.021%) Office 365
12 1 (0.021%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 220 (4.72%) TCP/IP
2 98 (2.10%) Internet
3 71 (1.52%) HTTP
4 30 (0.64%) RTP
5 28 (0.60%) GSM
6 26 (0.56%) Broadband
7 25 (0.54%) VLAN
8 22 (0.47%) LAN
9 19 (0.41%) SS7
10 18 (0.39%) SAN
10 18 (0.39%) DVB
11 17 (0.36%) Firewall
11 17 (0.36%) TCAP
11 17 (0.36%) INAP
12 16 (0.34%) SIGTRAN
12 16 (0.34%) Wireless
13 15 (0.32%) ADSL
13 15 (0.32%) LDAP
13 15 (0.32%) SSH
13 15 (0.32%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 579 (12.42%) SQL Server
2 243 (5.21%) Relational Database
3 239 (5.13%) Big Data
4 209 (4.48%) Hadoop
5 203 (4.35%) MySQL
6 77 (1.65%) Data Mining
7 76 (1.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 69 (1.48%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 66 (1.42%) RDBMS
10 64 (1.37%) Apache Cassandra
11 56 (1.20%) Apache Hive
12 55 (1.18%) NoSQL
13 52 (1.12%) Data Warehouse
14 51 (1.09%) Oracle Database
15 50 (1.07%) OLTP
16 49 (1.05%) HBase
17 47 (1.01%) KDB
17 47 (1.01%) MongoDB
18 41 (0.88%) SQL Server 2012
19 36 (0.77%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 178 (3.82%) Git (software)
2 137 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 130 (2.79%) Subversion
4 109 (2.34%) JIRA
5 100 (2.14%) Maven
5 100 (2.14%) JUnit
6 91 (1.95%) Jenkins
7 85 (1.82%) Selenium
8 71 (1.52%) NUnit
9 46 (0.99%) Cucumber
10 44 (0.94%) GCC
10 44 (0.94%) Eclipse
11 41 (0.88%) Ant
12 36 (0.77%) Rhino Mocks
13 33 (0.71%) Team Foundation Server
14 32 (0.69%) TeamCity
15 30 (0.64%) Mercurial
16 29 (0.62%) Hudson
16 29 (0.62%) SilkTest
17 27 (0.58%) Xcode
General
1 2016 (43.23%) Finance
2 657 (14.09%) Banking
3 541 (11.60%) Front Office
4 431 (9.24%) Investment Banking
5 226 (4.85%) Financial Institution
6 195 (4.18%) Games
7 191 (4.10%) Telecoms
8 132 (2.83%) Retail
9 71 (1.52%) Back Office
10 64 (1.37%) Law
11 50 (1.07%) Publishing
12 48 (1.03%) Marketing
13 46 (0.99%) Electronics
14 41 (0.88%) Multimedia
15 36 (0.77%) Advertising
16 33 (0.71%) Legal
17 18 (0.39%) Aerospace
18 17 (0.36%) Music Industry
19 16 (0.34%) Automotive
20 15 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 3053 (65.47%) Developer
2 1357 (29.10%) C++ Developer
3 479 (10.27%) Software Engineer
4 401 (8.60%) Senior Developer
5 389 (8.34%) Java Developer
6 385 (8.26%) Software Developer
7 329 (7.06%) C# Developer
8 271 (5.81%) Analyst
9 246 (5.28%) Python Developer
10 239 (5.13%) Programmer
11 206 (4.42%) Junior
12 174 (3.73%) Junior Developer
13 167 (3.58%) Graduate
14 158 (3.39%) C++ Software Developer
15 146 (3.13%) C++ Software Engineer
16 145 (3.11%) Senior C++ Developer
17 119 (2.55%) Senior Software Engineer
18 115 (2.47%) Consultant
18 115 (2.47%) C# .NET Developer
19 103 (2.21%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 790 (16.94%) .NET
2 541 (11.60%) STL
3 480 (10.29%) HTML
4 366 (7.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 273 (5.85%) XML
6 249 (5.34%) CSS
7 231 (4.95%) HTML5
8 210 (4.50%) Web Services
9 204 (4.37%) J2EE
10 201 (4.31%) ASP.NET
11 193 (4.14%) WPF
12 116 (2.49%) OpenGL
13 109 (2.34%) jQuery
14 108 (2.32%) WCF
15 99 (2.12%) MFC
16 87 (1.87%) WinForms
17 84 (1.80%) J2SE
18 80 (1.72%) Spring
19 78 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
20 77 (1.65%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 1135 (24.34%) Computer Science
2 621 (13.32%) Algorithms
3 495 (10.62%) Analytical Skills
4 489 (10.49%) Mathematics
5 367 (7.87%) Derivative
6 340 (7.29%) Hedge funds
7 313 (6.71%) Data Structures
8 300 (6.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 273 (5.85%) Fixed Income
10 261 (5.60%) Physics
11 237 (5.08%) Open Source
12 233 (5.00%) Equities
13 137 (2.94%) Visualisation
14 108 (2.32%) Statistics
15 100 (2.14%) Mobile App
16 99 (2.12%) User Experience
17 98 (2.10%) iPad
18 92 (1.97%) iPhone
19 85 (1.82%) Equity Derivative
20 74 (1.59%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1320 (28.31%) Linux
2 1220 (26.16%) UNIX
3 877 (18.81%) Windows
4 279 (5.98%) Android
5 259 (5.55%) Apple iOS
6 108 (2.32%) Solaris
7 73 (1.57%) Windows Phone
8 50 (1.07%) Mac OS X
9 26 (0.56%) Windows Phone 8
10 23 (0.49%) HPUX
11 22 (0.47%) Windows XP
12 21 (0.45%) Windows Phone 7
12 21 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
13 20 (0.43%) Embedded Linux
14 17 (0.36%) Windows Server 2003
15 16 (0.34%) Windows 7
16 15 (0.32%) AIX
17 14 (0.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
18 13 (0.28%) Debian
19 11 (0.24%) CentOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1422 (30.50%) OO
2 1231 (26.40%) Agile Software Development
3 1206 (25.86%) Software Engineering
4 974 (20.89%) Multithreading
5 510 (10.94%) Low Latency
6 463 (9.93%) TDD
7 415 (8.90%) Analytics
8 376 (8.06%) Scrum
9 356 (7.63%) OOP
10 348 (7.46%) OOD
11 205 (4.40%) Mentoring
12 193 (4.14%) Unit Testing
13 186 (3.99%) Risk Management
14 175 (3.75%) Project Management
15 170 (3.65%) Algorithmic Trading
16 168 (3.60%) Continuous Integration
17 153 (3.28%) iOS Development
18 146 (3.13%) MVC
19 140 (3.00%) BDD
20 138 (2.96%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 2292 (49.15%) Java
2 1589 (34.08%) C#
3 1319 (28.29%) Python
4 1289 (27.64%) SQL
5 1160 (24.88%) C
6 632 (13.55%) JavaScript
7 440 (9.44%) Perl
8 289 (6.20%) Ruby
9 209 (4.48%) PHP
10 187 (4.01%) Objective-C
11 183 (3.92%) VBA
12 168 (3.60%) Bash Shell
13 162 (3.47%) VB
14 148 (3.17%) Shell Script
15 142 (3.05%) Scala
16 118 (2.53%) R
17 105 (2.25%) MATLAB
18 100 (2.14%) F#
19 85 (1.82%) VC++
20 78 (1.67%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1472 (31.57%) Degree
2 244 (5.23%) PhD
3 34 (0.73%) Security Cleared
4 31 (0.66%) ISEB
5 28 (0.60%) CISSP
6 26 (0.56%) ISTQB
7 23 (0.49%) Microsoft Certification
7 23 (0.49%) SC Cleared
8 17 (0.36%) Postgraduate
9 16 (0.34%) MCTS
9 16 (0.34%) CEH
10 15 (0.32%) Cisco Certification
10 15 (0.32%) CCNA
11 13 (0.28%) DV Cleared
12 12 (0.26%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 10 (0.21%) CISM
14 9 (0.19%) OSCP
15 8 (0.17%) GSEC
15 8 (0.17%) MCP
15 8 (0.17%) MCAD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 242 (5.19%) QA
2 52 (1.12%) ISO 9001
3 39 (0.84%) SLA
4 21 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
5 20 (0.43%) EMIR
6 18 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 15 (0.32%) PCI DSS
8 10 (0.21%) Basel III
9 9 (0.19%) ISO 8583
10 6 (0.13%) Basel II
11 4 (0.086%) Data Quality
12 3 (0.064%) Sarbanes-Oxley
12 3 (0.064%) COBIT
13 2 (0.043%) CRD IV
14 1 (0.021%) UCITS
14 1 (0.021%) Solvency II
14 1 (0.021%) DO-178B
14 1 (0.021%) MiFID
System Software
1 25 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 13 (0.28%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.26%) Firmware
3 12 (0.26%) HDFS
4 9 (0.19%) SpamAssassin
4 9 (0.19%) Hyper-V
5 7 (0.15%) NFS
6 6 (0.13%) Nmap
7 5 (0.11%) Kamailio
7 5 (0.11%) Gluster
7 5 (0.11%) VMware ESX
8 4 (0.086%) vSphere
8 4 (0.086%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.043%) ISA Server
9 2 (0.043%) Varnish
9 2 (0.043%) KVM
9 2 (0.043%) Docker
10 1 (0.021%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.021%) Platform Symphony
10 1 (0.021%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 38 (0.81%) Puppet
2 27 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 27 (0.58%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (0.19%) NetBackup
3 9 (0.19%) OpenView
4 8 (0.17%) Nagios
5 6 (0.13%) Control-M
5 6 (0.13%) ZABBIX
6 5 (0.11%) Ansible
6 5 (0.11%) Vagrant
6 5 (0.11%) YUM
7 4 (0.086%) OVSD
7 4 (0.086%) Oozie
7 4 (0.086%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.043%) Nessus
8 2 (0.043%) logstash
8 2 (0.043%) Red Hat Spacewalk
8 2 (0.043%) Hadoop YARN
9 1 (0.021%) Ganglia
9 1 (0.021%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 670 (14.37%) Oracle
2 294 (6.30%) Microsoft
3 175 (3.75%) Sybase
4 101 (2.17%) Google
5 99 (2.12%) TIBCO
6 96 (2.06%) Bloomberg
7 67 (1.44%) HP
8 51 (1.09%) Facebook
9 46 (0.99%) Fidessa
10 45 (0.97%) Business Objects
11 35 (0.75%) IBM
12 32 (0.69%) VMware
13 31 (0.66%) Red Hat
14 30 (0.64%) Teradata
15 29 (0.62%) Cognos
16 28 (0.60%) DataSynapse
17 26 (0.56%) Perforce
17 26 (0.56%) 29West
17 26 (0.56%) Twitter
18 25 (0.54%) SunGard
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £60k (multiple positions) + bonus + benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
London
Harnham
Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £65,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40 to £55 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Eutopia Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Talent International
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £75,000 to £85,000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £25000 to £35000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
West London
Prosper Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £47,500 per annum DOE + Excellent Corporate Bens/bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
London
MLG Partners
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary and Benefits Package
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Dawson & Walsh
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
London
Resource Partners Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £75000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday