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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 52 52 45
Rank change year-on-year
0 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2155 2238 2471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.88% 4.82% 5.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.21% 9.12% 10.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1770 1867 1997
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £90,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
23407 24531 24078
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.02% 52.86% 54.65%
Number of salaries quoted 20169 21121 20539
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £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 28 August 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 28 August 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 +12 484 £70,000 +12.00% 65
Ealing - 27 £57,500 - 3
Twickenham -3 13 £47,500 -13.63%
Teddington -9 13 £47,500 +35.71% 2
Wimbledon -2 11 £47,500 -5.00%
Brentford - 11 £72,500 - 1
Croydon +2 8 £47,500 -13.63%
Kingston Upon Thames +15 7 £45,000 +0.55% 2
Harrow +12 7 £50,000 +17.64%
New Malden -5 7 £47,500 -5.00%
Canary Wharf +5 6 - -
Uxbridge -14 6 £41,250 +0.60%
Docklands, London -3 4 £78,750 +21.15%
Bromley - 3 £72,500 - 3
Wembley +1 2 £47,500 +18.75%
Chessington -7 2 - -
Surbiton -14 2 £48,500 +24.35%
Hammersmith - 2 £50,000 -
Hounslow -10 1 £55,000 +26.43%
Mayfair - 1 £40,000 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 2101 (51.80%) Java
2 1752 (43.20%) Finance
3 1592 (39.25%) C#
4 1383 (34.10%) Linux
5 1297 (31.98%) Degree
6 1280 (31.56%) Python
7 1122 (27.66%) Computer Science
8 1086 (26.78%) OO
9 1077 (26.55%) Software Engineering
10 1062 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
11 1037 (25.57%) SQL
12 958 (23.62%) C
13 940 (23.18%) UNIX
14 821 (20.24%) .NET
15 725 (17.87%) Windows
16 720 (17.75%) Multithreading
17 685 (16.89%) Algorithms
18 571 (14.08%) JavaScript
19 527 (12.99%) Oracle
20 524 (12.92%) Banking
21 507 (12.50%) Front Office
22 477 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
23 473 (11.66%) Data Structures
24 457 (11.27%) Mathematics
25 451 (11.12%) TDD
26 447 (11.02%) SQL Server
27 430 (10.60%) Analytics
28 402 (9.91%) HTML
29 392 (9.66%) OOP
30 381 (9.39%) Derivative

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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
1 111 (2.74%) Node.js
2 64 (1.58%) Apache
3 60 (1.48%) SAS
4 54 (1.33%) Apache Spark
5 48 (1.18%) Apache Pig
6 27 (0.67%) Tomcat
7 26 (0.64%) SharePoint
8 24 (0.59%) IIS
8 24 (0.59%) OpenStack
8 24 (0.59%) WebSphere
9 23 (0.57%) WebLogic
9 23 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
9 23 (0.57%) Cloud Foundry
9 23 (0.57%) MQSeries
10 15 (0.37%) Oracle Coherence
11 14 (0.35%) GlassFish
11 14 (0.35%) CMS
12 12 (0.30%) JBoss
13 10 (0.25%) Jetty
14 9 (0.22%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 109 (2.69%) MS Excel
2 41 (1.01%) MS Office
3 21 (0.52%) MS PowerPoint
4 13 (0.32%) MS Project
4 13 (0.32%) CPLEX
5 12 (0.30%) Mathematica
6 11 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
7 10 (0.25%) SPSS
8 8 (0.20%) Photoshop
8 8 (0.20%) FastStats
9 7 (0.17%) Maya
9 7 (0.17%) Weka
10 6 (0.15%) Fireworks
10 6 (0.15%) Adobe Illustrator
11 4 (0.099%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.049%) Houdini
12 2 (0.049%) Adobe Creative Suite
12 2 (0.049%) HipChat
13 1 (0.025%) OmniGraffle
13 1 (0.025%) ProjectWise
Business Applications
1 17 (0.42%) RMDS
2 15 (0.37%) MetaTrader
3 9 (0.22%) Adobe Campaign
3 9 (0.22%) Sophis RISQUE
4 8 (0.20%) Unica
5 7 (0.17%) Adaptiv
6 6 (0.15%) Endur
6 6 (0.15%) Dynamics CRM
7 3 (0.074%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.049%) Summit
8 2 (0.049%) Agresso
9 1 (0.025%) Oracle General Ledger
9 1 (0.025%) Global PAYplus
9 1 (0.025%) Front Arena
9 1 (0.025%) SAP Oil and Gas
9 1 (0.025%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 174 (4.29%) Amazon AWS
2 99 (2.44%) Microsoft Azure
3 58 (1.43%) SaaS
4 48 (1.18%) Google Cloud Platform
5 36 (0.89%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.59%) IaaS
7 21 (0.52%) GitHub
8 20 (0.49%) Sumo Logic
9 9 (0.22%) Force.com
10 8 (0.20%) Amazon EC2
11 6 (0.15%) PaaS
12 3 (0.074%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.049%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.025%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.025%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.025%) CloudFront
14 1 (0.025%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.025%) Amazon Kinesis
Communications & Networking
1 120 (2.96%) TCP/IP
2 92 (2.27%) HTTP
3 82 (2.02%) Internet
4 65 (1.60%) Network Security
5 38 (0.94%) Multicast
6 36 (0.89%) Firewall
7 35 (0.86%) Broadband
8 28 (0.69%) DNS
9 26 (0.64%) Ethernet
10 17 (0.42%) Wireless
11 13 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
11 13 (0.32%) SMTP
11 13 (0.32%) LAN
12 12 (0.30%) WAN
12 12 (0.30%) VLAN
13 10 (0.25%) SSH
13 10 (0.25%) InfiniBand
13 10 (0.25%) GSM
14 9 (0.22%) SMS
14 9 (0.22%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 447 (11.02%) SQL Server
2 251 (6.19%) Relational Database
3 231 (5.70%) Big Data
4 217 (5.35%) MySQL
5 180 (4.44%) Hadoop
6 138 (3.40%) MongoDB
7 127 (3.13%) RDBMS
8 116 (2.86%) NoSQL
9 85 (2.10%) Apache Hive
10 78 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
11 76 (1.87%) PostgreSQL
12 68 (1.68%) HBase
13 50 (1.23%) Redis
14 47 (1.16%) Oracle Database
15 45 (1.11%) Data Mining
16 36 (0.89%) DB2
17 33 (0.81%) Data Warehouse
18 25 (0.62%) KDB
19 21 (0.52%) SQL Server 2012
20 17 (0.42%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 250 (6.16%) Git (software)
2 155 (3.82%) Subversion
3 129 (3.18%) Jenkins
4 120 (2.96%) Visual Studio
5 109 (2.69%) JIRA
6 86 (2.12%) Maven
7 72 (1.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 65 (1.60%) Selenium
9 59 (1.45%) NUnit
10 49 (1.21%) Mercurial
11 45 (1.11%) JUnit
12 41 (1.01%) SpecFlow
13 36 (0.89%) Ant
14 35 (0.86%) Eclipse
14 35 (0.86%) Xcode
15 32 (0.79%) TeamCity
15 32 (0.79%) WebDriver
16 29 (0.71%) Grunt
17 28 (0.69%) Rhino Mocks
18 27 (0.67%) Hudson
General
1 1752 (43.20%) Finance
2 524 (12.92%) Banking
3 507 (12.50%) Front Office
4 259 (6.39%) Investment Banking
5 178 (4.39%) Games
6 163 (4.02%) Financial Institution
7 147 (3.62%) Telecoms
8 141 (3.48%) Retail
9 75 (1.85%) Marketing
10 67 (1.65%) Back Office
11 66 (1.63%) Automotive
12 54 (1.33%) Legal
13 49 (1.21%) Aerospace
14 45 (1.11%) Electronics
15 43 (1.06%) Publishing
16 29 (0.71%) Law
17 27 (0.67%) Military
18 24 (0.59%) Advertising
19 13 (0.32%) Multimedia
20 9 (0.22%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 2522 (62.18%) Developer
2 980 (24.16%) C++ Developer
3 399 (9.84%) Software Engineer
4 398 (9.81%) Senior Developer
5 330 (8.14%) Software Developer
6 324 (7.99%) C# Developer
7 263 (6.48%) Java Developer
8 173 (4.27%) Senior C++ Developer
9 160 (3.94%) Graduate
10 155 (3.82%) Junior
11 140 (3.45%) Python Developer
12 136 (3.35%) Architect
13 133 (3.28%) Consultant
14 131 (3.23%) Programmer
15 125 (3.08%) Junior Developer
16 123 (3.03%) Analyst
17 122 (3.01%) C# .NET Developer
18 112 (2.76%) Quantitative Developer
19 101 (2.49%) Senior Software Engineer
19 101 (2.49%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 821 (20.24%) .NET
2 402 (9.91%) HTML
3 369 (9.10%) STL
4 244 (6.02%) XML
5 233 (5.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 221 (5.45%) CSS
7 216 (5.33%) Web Services
8 197 (4.86%) ASP.NET
9 171 (4.22%) WPF
10 168 (4.14%) HTML5
11 143 (3.53%) Spring
12 136 (3.35%) jQuery
13 131 (3.23%) REST
14 124 (3.06%) Middleware
15 116 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
16 110 (2.71%) J2EE
17 103 (2.54%) RESTful
18 100 (2.47%) FIX Protocol
19 91 (2.24%) SOAP
20 86 (2.12%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 1122 (27.66%) Computer Science
2 685 (16.89%) Algorithms
3 477 (11.76%) Analytical Skills
4 473 (11.66%) Data Structures
5 457 (11.27%) Mathematics
6 381 (9.39%) Derivative
7 291 (7.17%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 274 (6.76%) Hedge funds
9 224 (5.52%) Physics
10 218 (5.37%) Equities
11 183 (4.51%) Fixed Income
12 180 (4.44%) Mobile App
13 107 (2.64%) Visualisation
14 106 (2.61%) Equity Derivative
15 100 (2.47%) Enterprise Software
16 93 (2.29%) User Experience
17 77 (1.90%) Statistics
18 70 (1.73%) 3D Graphics
19 66 (1.63%) Management Information System
20 62 (1.53%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 1383 (34.10%) Linux
2 940 (23.18%) UNIX
3 725 (17.87%) Windows
4 298 (7.35%) Android
5 276 (6.80%) Apple iOS
6 80 (1.97%) Solaris
7 75 (1.85%) Mac OS X
8 26 (0.64%) CentOS
9 25 (0.62%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 22 (0.54%) CoreOS
10 22 (0.54%) Ubuntu
11 17 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
12 15 (0.37%) Mac OS
13 14 (0.35%) Windows 7
13 14 (0.35%) Windows Phone
14 13 (0.32%) Debian
15 12 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
16 11 (0.27%) Windows Phone 8
17 10 (0.25%) Windows Server 2003
18 9 (0.22%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 1086 (26.78%) OO
2 1077 (26.55%) Software Engineering
3 1062 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
4 720 (17.75%) Multithreading
5 451 (11.12%) TDD
6 430 (10.60%) Analytics
7 392 (9.66%) OOP
8 376 (9.27%) OOD
9 359 (8.85%) Low Latency
10 353 (8.70%) Scrum
11 302 (7.45%) SDLC
12 240 (5.92%) MVC
13 231 (5.70%) Continuous Integration
14 206 (5.08%) DevOps
15 201 (4.96%) Risk Management
16 171 (4.22%) Project Management
16 171 (4.22%) BDD
17 167 (4.12%) Mentoring
18 164 (4.04%) iOS Development
19 162 (3.99%) Mobile Development
Programming Languages
1 2101 (51.80%) Java
2 1592 (39.25%) C#
3 1280 (31.56%) Python
4 1037 (25.57%) SQL
5 958 (23.62%) C
6 571 (14.08%) JavaScript
7 346 (8.53%) Perl
8 265 (6.53%) Ruby
9 244 (6.02%) PHP
10 222 (5.47%) Scala
11 182 (4.49%) Objective-C
12 148 (3.65%) VBA
13 143 (3.53%) Bash Shell
14 140 (3.45%) Shell Script
15 116 (2.86%) R
16 95 (2.34%) MATLAB
17 90 (2.22%) F#
18 88 (2.17%) VB
19 63 (1.55%) PL/SQL
20 52 (1.28%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 1297 (31.98%) Degree
2 194 (4.78%) PhD
3 72 (1.78%) Security Cleared
4 49 (1.21%) DV Cleared
5 35 (0.86%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.57%) Cisco Certification
6 23 (0.57%) ISEB
7 20 (0.49%) ISTQB
8 17 (0.42%) CCNA
9 16 (0.39%) Microsoft Certification
10 12 (0.30%) CISSP
11 11 (0.27%) GIAC
11 11 (0.27%) HP ASE
12 10 (0.25%) CSSLP
12 10 (0.25%) Linux+ Certification
12 10 (0.25%) SSCP
12 10 (0.25%) Oracle Certification
12 10 (0.25%) MCSE
13 9 (0.22%) Postgraduate
14 8 (0.20%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 212 (5.23%) QA
2 15 (0.37%) HL7
3 9 (0.22%) ISO 9001
3 9 (0.22%) Data Quality
3 9 (0.22%) EMIR
3 9 (0.22%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.17%) HIPAA
4 7 (0.17%) Sarbanes-Oxley
5 4 (0.099%) PCI DSS
6 3 (0.074%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 3 (0.074%) CRD IV
7 2 (0.049%) Basel II
8 1 (0.025%) SLA
8 1 (0.025%) COBIT
System Software
1 63 (1.55%) Docker
2 61 (1.50%) VMware Infrastructure
3 60 (1.48%) HDFS
4 25 (0.62%) Hyper-V
5 22 (0.54%) VirtualBox
6 17 (0.42%) Firmware
7 13 (0.32%) Active Directory
8 10 (0.25%) VMware ESX
9 9 (0.22%) Platform Symphony
10 8 (0.20%) iptables
11 4 (0.099%) NFS
12 3 (0.074%) Xen
12 3 (0.074%) XenServer
12 3 (0.074%) Ceph
12 3 (0.074%) Kamailio
12 3 (0.074%) QEMU
13 2 (0.049%) Apache ZooKeeper
13 2 (0.049%) vSphere
14 1 (0.025%) Gluster
14 1 (0.025%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 72 (1.78%) Puppet
2 56 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
3 37 (0.91%) WMI
3 37 (0.91%) Nagios
4 36 (0.89%) Ansible
5 34 (0.84%) Vagrant
6 30 (0.74%) ZABBIX
7 24 (0.59%) Kubernetes
8 23 (0.57%) Salt
9 10 (0.25%) logstash
10 9 (0.22%) OPNET
11 8 (0.20%) ITRS Geneos
12 7 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
12 7 (0.17%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
12 7 (0.17%) Business Desktop Deployment
12 7 (0.17%) SCCM
12 7 (0.17%) AppDetective
13 6 (0.15%) Rundeck
13 6 (0.15%) Kibana
14 3 (0.074%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 527 (12.99%) Oracle
2 234 (5.77%) Microsoft
3 130 (3.21%) Sybase
4 95 (2.34%) Google
5 69 (1.70%) VMware
6 68 (1.68%) TIBCO
7 61 (1.50%) Apple
8 59 (1.45%) IBM
9 47 (1.16%) Bloomberg
10 46 (1.13%) Facebook
11 40 (0.99%) Red Hat
12 36 (0.89%) Twitter
13 35 (0.86%) Perforce
14 33 (0.81%) SaltStack
15 22 (0.54%) Rackspace
15 22 (0.54%) Atlassian
16 21 (0.52%) Splunk
16 21 (0.52%) Solace
17 20 (0.49%) New Relic
17 20 (0.49%) SAP
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £95000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £140000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + benefits + training
Posted: Yesterday
London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £11000 - £90000 per annum + bonus + bens
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £445.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Energon People
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + bonus
Posted: Yesterday
London
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Salary and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £500 - £700 per day
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to 55,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + equity
Posted: 2 days ago