The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the London region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 48 50 31
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -19
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2680 2204 3386
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.36% 4.81% 6.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.86% 8.85% 11.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2270 1881 2911
Average salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £95,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.83%
Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
27179 24918 30182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 54.35% 54.35% 54.12%
Number of salaries quoted 23069 21494 26827
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
C++
England

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 23 April 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 23 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
City of London +6 644 £60,000 - 47
Hounslow - 39 £43,500 - 2
Canary Wharf 0 27 £100,000 +37.93%
Surbiton - 18 £31,500 -
Teddington +5 14 £50,000 +17.64%
Croydon -4 10 £52,500 +40.00% 2
Chessington - 9 £32,500 -
Harrow - 9 £58,500 - 2
Hammersmith +16 7 £47,500 +18.75%
Kingston Upon Thames +2 7 £32,500 -40.90%
Mayfair - 6 £92,500 -
Docklands, London -1 5 £75,000 +172.72%
Clapham - 5 - -
Uxbridge - 4 £38,500 - 2
Greenford - 4 £40,000 - 1
Bromley - 3 £39,000 -
Twickenham 0 2 £45,000 +5.88%
Chiswick -14 1 £32,500 -59.37%
Southwark - 1 - -
Bexleyheath - 1 £52,500 -
Brentford - 1 - - 1
Orpington - 1 £52,500 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 2301 (47.46%) Java
2 1957 (40.37%) Finance
3 1904 (39.27%) C#
4 1626 (33.54%) Degree
5 1410 (29.08%) OO
6 1404 (28.96%) Linux
7 1357 (27.99%) Computer Science
8 1283 (26.46%) Software Engineering
9 1268 (26.16%) Python
10 1254 (25.87%) UNIX
11 1224 (25.25%) SQL
12 1131 (23.33%) C
13 989 (20.40%) Windows
14 841 (17.35%) Multithreading
15 772 (15.92%) .NET
16 723 (14.91%) Low Latency
17 721 (14.87%) STL
18 699 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
19 686 (14.15%) Banking
20 659 (13.59%) Oracle
21 584 (12.05%) Mathematics
22 577 (11.90%) JavaScript
23 538 (11.10%) HTML
24 514 (10.60%) Perl
25 505 (10.42%) SQL Server
26 496 (10.23%) Front Office
27 460 (9.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
28 457 (9.43%) Hedge funds
29 417 (8.60%) Derivative
30 399 (8.23%) Scrum

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 64 (1.32%) Apache
2 60 (1.24%) WebLogic
3 52 (1.07%) IIS
4 48 (0.99%) SAS
5 47 (0.97%) MQSeries
6 40 (0.83%) Tomcat
7 38 (0.78%) TIBCO EMS
7 38 (0.78%) Tornado
8 36 (0.74%) Node.js
9 25 (0.52%) SharePoint
10 23 (0.47%) Apache Solr
11 22 (0.45%) Apache Pig
12 21 (0.43%) WebSphere
13 16 (0.33%) Zope
14 11 (0.23%) Oracle Workflow
15 10 (0.21%) Confluence
16 9 (0.19%) Elasticsearch
17 6 (0.12%) NServiceBus
17 6 (0.12%) Alfresco
17 6 (0.12%) WordPress
Applications
1 244 (5.03%) MS Excel
2 31 (0.64%) MS Office
3 28 (0.58%) SPSS
4 18 (0.37%) MS PowerPoint
5 17 (0.35%) CPLEX
6 13 (0.27%) Photoshop
7 11 (0.23%) Stata
8 10 (0.21%) XMetaL
9 9 (0.19%) Mathematica
10 7 (0.14%) S-PLUS
10 7 (0.14%) Adobe Premiere
10 7 (0.14%) Spreadsheet
11 6 (0.12%) Quicktime
12 5 (0.10%) Maya
13 4 (0.083%) MS Visio
14 3 (0.062%) Acrobat
14 3 (0.062%) 3ds Max
14 3 (0.062%) FastStats
15 2 (0.041%) GIMP
15 2 (0.041%) Blender
Business Applications
1 25 (0.52%) BusinessWorks
2 24 (0.50%) Summit
2 24 (0.50%) TIBCO iProcess
3 12 (0.25%) SunGard APT
4 7 (0.14%) Kondor+
5 6 (0.12%) RMDS
6 4 (0.083%) Misys Opics
6 4 (0.083%) Endur
7 2 (0.041%) Dynamics CRM
7 2 (0.041%) Oracle BPM
7 2 (0.041%) Oracle Retail
8 1 (0.021%) ION MarketView
8 1 (0.021%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (0.021%) BASE24
8 1 (0.021%) PORTIA
8 1 (0.021%) INSURE/90
Cloud Services
1 67 (1.38%) SaaS
2 63 (1.30%) GitHub
3 35 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 33 (0.68%) Microsoft Azure
5 21 (0.43%) Amazon AWS
6 10 (0.21%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (0.19%) Rackspace Cloud
8 6 (0.12%) IaaS
8 6 (0.12%) PaaS
9 4 (0.083%) Force.com
10 2 (0.041%) Amazon S3
10 2 (0.041%) Google App Engine
11 1 (0.021%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 169 (3.49%) TCP/IP
2 84 (1.73%) Internet
3 67 (1.38%) HTTP
4 31 (0.64%) Broadband
5 22 (0.45%) SAN
6 21 (0.43%) Wireless
7 19 (0.39%) SSH
7 19 (0.39%) Multicast
8 18 (0.37%) LAN
9 17 (0.35%) GSM
10 16 (0.33%) VoIP
10 16 (0.33%) Firewall
11 15 (0.31%) DHCP
12 14 (0.29%) WAN
12 14 (0.29%) DNS
13 10 (0.21%) CDMA
14 9 (0.19%) LDAP
14 9 (0.19%) LTE
15 8 (0.17%) HSPA
15 8 (0.17%) GPRS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 505 (10.42%) SQL Server
2 344 (7.10%) Big Data
3 301 (6.21%) Relational Database
4 220 (4.54%) MySQL
5 206 (4.25%) Hadoop
6 124 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 111 (2.29%) RDBMS
8 97 (2.00%) Data Mining
9 77 (1.59%) Oracle Database
10 73 (1.51%) MongoDB
11 62 (1.28%) NoSQL
12 53 (1.09%) KDB
12 53 (1.09%) OLTP
13 52 (1.07%) SQL Server 2012
14 51 (1.05%) PostgreSQL
15 47 (0.97%) Apache Hive
16 44 (0.91%) SQL Server 2008
17 43 (0.89%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 42 (0.87%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 39 (0.80%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 202 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 162 (3.34%) Subversion
3 147 (3.03%) Visual Studio
4 91 (1.88%) Selenium
5 87 (1.79%) JUnit
6 67 (1.38%) JIRA
7 64 (1.32%) NUnit
8 60 (1.24%) Eclipse
9 59 (1.22%) Maven
10 57 (1.18%) Xcode
11 50 (1.03%) Jenkins
12 49 (1.01%) WebDriver
13 36 (0.74%) Team Foundation Server
13 36 (0.74%) Ant
14 34 (0.70%) Cucumber
15 31 (0.64%) GCC
16 28 (0.58%) SpecFlow
16 28 (0.58%) Mercurial
16 28 (0.58%) Rhino Mocks
16 28 (0.58%) TeamCity
General
1 1957 (40.37%) Finance
2 686 (14.15%) Banking
3 496 (10.23%) Front Office
4 355 (7.32%) Investment Banking
5 309 (6.37%) Games
6 192 (3.96%) Telecoms
7 154 (3.18%) Financial Institution
8 121 (2.50%) Retail
9 74 (1.53%) Marketing
10 66 (1.36%) Electronics
11 52 (1.07%) Advertising
12 45 (0.93%) Legal
13 40 (0.83%) Publishing
14 31 (0.64%) Law
15 27 (0.56%) Back Office
16 22 (0.45%) Retail Banking
16 22 (0.45%) Corporate Banking
17 21 (0.43%) French Language
18 20 (0.41%) German Language
19 18 (0.37%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3144 (64.85%) Developer
2 1328 (27.39%) C++ Developer
3 635 (13.10%) Software Engineer
4 549 (11.32%) Software Developer
5 406 (8.37%) C# Developer
6 394 (8.13%) Senior Developer
7 364 (7.51%) Java Developer
8 287 (5.92%) Programmer
9 276 (5.69%) Analyst
10 229 (4.72%) C++ Software Developer
11 215 (4.43%) Python Developer
12 164 (3.38%) Graduate
13 153 (3.16%) C++ Software Engineer
14 149 (3.07%) Consultant
15 147 (3.03%) C++/C# Developer
16 142 (2.93%) Junior
17 136 (2.81%) C# .NET Developer
18 124 (2.56%) Senior Software Engineer
19 116 (2.39%) Quantitative Developer
20 112 (2.31%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 772 (15.92%) .NET
2 721 (14.87%) STL
3 538 (11.10%) HTML
4 460 (9.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 313 (6.46%) HTML5
5 313 (6.46%) XML
6 263 (5.42%) CSS
7 236 (4.87%) WPF
8 207 (4.27%) Web Services
9 163 (3.36%) WCF
10 158 (3.26%) ASP.NET
11 156 (3.22%) J2EE
12 115 (2.37%) jQuery
13 114 (2.35%) WinForms
14 112 (2.31%) Middleware
15 102 (2.10%) JSON
16 101 (2.08%) REST
17 96 (1.98%) SOAP
18 87 (1.79%) Spring
19 85 (1.75%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 1357 (27.99%) Computer Science
2 584 (12.05%) Mathematics
3 457 (9.43%) Hedge funds
4 417 (8.60%) Derivative
5 377 (7.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 273 (5.63%) Fixed Income
7 267 (5.51%) Open Source
8 251 (5.18%) Physics
9 246 (5.07%) Equities
10 153 (3.16%) Mobile App
11 141 (2.91%) Statistics
12 119 (2.45%) Equity Derivative
12 119 (2.45%) Visualisation
13 104 (2.15%) Enterprise Software
14 96 (1.98%) Grid Computing
15 92 (1.90%) iPad
16 69 (1.42%) Client/Server
17 68 (1.40%) 3D Graphics
18 61 (1.26%) Machine Learning
19 59 (1.22%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1404 (28.96%) Linux
2 1254 (25.87%) UNIX
3 989 (20.40%) Windows
4 372 (7.67%) Android
5 326 (6.72%) Apple iOS
6 94 (1.94%) Solaris
7 57 (1.18%) Windows Phone
8 53 (1.09%) Mac OS X
9 34 (0.70%) Windows Mobile
10 32 (0.66%) Windows Server 2008
11 24 (0.50%) Windows XP
12 19 (0.39%) Windows 7
13 18 (0.37%) Windows Phone 8
14 16 (0.33%) BlackBerry OS
14 16 (0.33%) HPUX
15 14 (0.29%) Windows Server 2003
15 14 (0.29%) Windows 8
16 12 (0.25%) Ubuntu
17 9 (0.19%) AIX
17 9 (0.19%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1410 (29.08%) OO
2 1283 (26.46%) Software Engineering
3 841 (17.35%) Multithreading
4 723 (14.91%) Low Latency
5 699 (14.42%) Agile Software Development
6 399 (8.23%) Scrum
7 396 (8.17%) Analytics
8 388 (8.00%) OOD
9 332 (6.85%) OOP
10 330 (6.81%) TDD
11 256 (5.28%) Algorithmic Trading
12 215 (4.43%) Risk Management
13 214 (4.41%) Electronic Trading
14 194 (4.00%) Project Management
15 181 (3.73%) Unit Testing
16 159 (3.28%) Waterfall
17 151 (3.11%) iOS Development
18 141 (2.91%) MVC
19 140 (2.89%) UML
20 127 (2.62%) SOA
Programming Languages
1 2301 (47.46%) Java
2 1904 (39.27%) C#
3 1268 (26.16%) Python
4 1224 (25.25%) SQL
5 1131 (23.33%) C
6 577 (11.90%) JavaScript
7 514 (10.60%) Perl
8 276 (5.69%) Ruby
9 246 (5.07%) F#
10 236 (4.87%) PHP
11 211 (4.35%) Objective-C
12 206 (4.25%) Scala
13 151 (3.11%) Shell Script
14 134 (2.76%) VBA
15 118 (2.43%) R
16 103 (2.12%) VB
17 101 (2.08%) MATLAB
18 97 (2.00%) Bash Shell
19 88 (1.82%) VC++
20 84 (1.73%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1626 (33.54%) Degree
2 219 (4.52%) PhD
3 36 (0.74%) Microsoft Certification
4 35 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 30 (0.62%) ISEB
6 27 (0.56%) MCSD
7 26 (0.54%) MCP
8 25 (0.52%) MCAD
8 25 (0.52%) MCTS
9 24 (0.50%) DV Cleared
10 22 (0.45%) SC Cleared
11 16 (0.33%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
12 12 (0.25%) Postgraduate
12 12 (0.25%) CCNA
13 9 (0.19%) CISSP
14 8 (0.17%) HND
14 8 (0.17%) CEH
14 8 (0.17%) CFA
15 7 (0.14%) MBA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 283 (5.84%) QA
2 73 (1.51%) ISO 9001
3 8 (0.17%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 7 (0.14%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.14%) SLA
4 7 (0.14%) PCI DSS
5 4 (0.083%) Basel III
6 3 (0.062%) Solvency II
7 2 (0.041%) Sarbanes-Oxley
7 2 (0.041%) EMIR
8 1 (0.021%) HL7
8 1 (0.021%) DICOM
8 1 (0.021%) ISO/IEC 7816
System Software
1 17 (0.35%) Active Directory
2 13 (0.27%) VMware ESX
3 11 (0.23%) vSphere
4 10 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.17%) SpamAssassin
6 6 (0.12%) NFS
7 4 (0.083%) OpenSSH
7 4 (0.083%) VirtualBox
7 4 (0.083%) KVM
8 3 (0.062%) Kamailio
8 3 (0.062%) OpenSIPS
9 2 (0.041%) QEMU
10 1 (0.021%) Postfix
10 1 (0.021%) VMware Workstation
10 1 (0.021%) Nmap
10 1 (0.021%) Samba
Systems Management
1 28 (0.58%) Opscode Chef
2 21 (0.43%) HP Quality Center
3 19 (0.39%) Puppet
4 14 (0.29%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.14%) Nagios
6 5 (0.10%) OpenView
6 5 (0.10%) ZABBIX
7 4 (0.083%) SCCM
7 4 (0.083%) Vagrant
7 4 (0.083%) HAProxy
7 4 (0.083%) ITRS Geneos
7 4 (0.083%) Control-M
8 2 (0.041%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
8 2 (0.041%) WMI
9 1 (0.021%) Nessus
9 1 (0.021%) Tivoli Storage Manager
9 1 (0.021%) MOM
Vendors
1 659 (13.59%) Oracle
2 395 (8.15%) Microsoft
3 184 (3.80%) Sybase
4 175 (3.61%) TIBCO
5 157 (3.24%) Google
6 127 (2.62%) Facebook
7 69 (1.42%) JBoss
8 54 (1.11%) HP
8 54 (1.11%) Apple
9 43 (0.89%) Bloomberg
10 38 (0.78%) Perforce
11 36 (0.74%) IBM
12 34 (0.70%) Adobe
13 29 (0.60%) Murex
14 27 (0.56%) Reuters
15 26 (0.54%) Red Hat
16 25 (0.52%) VMware
17 24 (0.50%) ION Trading
17 24 (0.50%) Intel
18 23 (0.47%) Citrix
London
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
West London
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £70000 to £90000 per annum - plus bonus pension helathcare
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £30000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
Croydon, Surrey
Software Personnel International Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + benefits incl performance bonus, p
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greenford, Middlesex
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Nakama
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £85000 to £100000 per annum - Share options & Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
eCom Recruitment
Salary: From £45,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Aston Carter
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Generous Bonus / Profit Share
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
The SLR Group
Salary: Plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Cotterell-gifford
Salary: From £45,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 - 70,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 55,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
C4 Commerce
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum Company paid pension, eCommerce trai
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Excellent Bonuses and Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30000 to £70000 per annum - Excellent Benefits & Rewards + Non-P
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Streamline Connections
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago