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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 50 47 29
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2487 2325 3304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 5.17% 5.24% 6.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.66% 9.75% 11.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2072 1876 2896
Average salary £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.34% -4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,600
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £90,000 £90,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
25745 23849 28089
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 53.50% 53.73% 54.64%
Number of salaries quoted 22249 20256 24877
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 £77,500 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 30 July 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 30 July 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 -20 590 £63,500 +10.43% 125
Hounslow +4 33 £43,500 -3.33% 3
Teddington -1 25 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Surbiton - 20 £40,000 - 1
New Malden +2 18 £27,500 -42.10% 1
Chessington - 18 £47,500 - 2
Uxbridge +18 16 £41,000 +60.78%
Croydon +7 16 £55,000 +37.50% 6
Docklands, London +10 13 £65,000 -3.70%
Wimbledon - 11 £27,500 -
Canary Wharf -13 8 £85,000 -5.55% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -12 4 £32,500 -1.51% 1
Harrow -6 3 £42,500 +88.88% 3
Wembley - 2 £40,000 -
Twickenham - 2 £45,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Romford - 1 £21,000 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 2627 (50.42%) Java
2 2119 (40.67%) Finance
3 1886 (36.20%) C#
4 1747 (33.53%) Degree
5 1618 (31.06%) OO
6 1465 (28.12%) Linux
7 1423 (27.31%) Software Engineering
8 1422 (27.29%) Python
9 1416 (27.18%) Computer Science
10 1414 (27.14%) SQL
11 1335 (25.62%) UNIX
12 1278 (24.53%) C
13 965 (18.52%) Multithreading
14 923 (17.72%) Windows
15 873 (16.76%) .NET
16 812 (15.59%) Oracle
17 757 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
18 705 (13.53%) Banking
19 691 (13.26%) JavaScript
20 628 (12.05%) STL
21 619 (11.88%) SQL Server
22 604 (11.59%) Low Latency
23 588 (11.29%) Mathematics
24 579 (11.11%) HTML
25 560 (10.75%) Front Office
26 505 (9.69%) Perl
27 490 (9.40%) Analytics
28 448 (8.60%) Scrum
29 443 (8.50%) TDD
30 419 (8.04%) Hedge funds

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 74 (1.42%) WebLogic
2 66 (1.27%) SAS
3 54 (1.04%) TIBCO EMS
4 50 (0.96%) SharePoint
5 49 (0.94%) Tomcat
6 48 (0.92%) MQSeries
7 47 (0.90%) Node.js
8 38 (0.73%) Apache
9 35 (0.67%) IIS
10 32 (0.61%) Apache Pig
11 27 (0.52%) Apache Solr
12 26 (0.50%) Tornado
13 24 (0.46%) Oracle Coherence
14 20 (0.38%) CMS
15 16 (0.31%) Oracle Workflow
16 15 (0.29%) Zope
16 15 (0.29%) WebSphere
17 14 (0.27%) BizTalk Server
18 13 (0.25%) SharePoint 2010
18 13 (0.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 254 (4.88%) MS Excel
2 46 (0.88%) SPSS
3 35 (0.67%) CPLEX
4 30 (0.58%) MS Office
5 19 (0.36%) XMetaL
6 13 (0.25%) Photoshop
7 12 (0.23%) MS PowerPoint
8 11 (0.21%) Mathematica
9 9 (0.17%) Stata
10 7 (0.13%) S-PLUS
10 7 (0.13%) Maya
10 7 (0.13%) CINEMA 4D
11 6 (0.12%) 3ds Max
11 6 (0.12%) Quicktime
12 5 (0.096%) Acrobat
12 5 (0.096%) InDesign
13 4 (0.077%) Spreadsheet
13 4 (0.077%) Blender
13 4 (0.077%) Adobe After Effects
13 4 (0.077%) NASTRAN
Business Applications
1 24 (0.46%) TIBCO iProcess
1 24 (0.46%) BusinessWorks
2 11 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 6 (0.12%) SunGard APT
3 6 (0.12%) RMDS
4 5 (0.096%) Endur
4 5 (0.096%) BASE24
4 5 (0.096%) Oracle BPM
5 4 (0.077%) Markit EDM
5 4 (0.077%) Misys Opics
5 4 (0.077%) Tridion
6 3 (0.058%) Kondor+
6 3 (0.058%) Summit
7 2 (0.038%) Oracle Retail
7 2 (0.038%) Adaptiv
8 1 (0.019%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.019%) Dynamics AX
8 1 (0.019%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 1 (0.019%) Front Arena
8 1 (0.019%) IntelliMatch
Cloud Services
1 74 (1.42%) SaaS
2 34 (0.65%) GitHub
3 32 (0.61%) Amazon AWS
4 28 (0.54%) Microsoft Azure
5 22 (0.42%) Cloud Computing
6 13 (0.25%) PaaS
7 7 (0.13%) Amazon EC2
8 6 (0.12%) Rackspace Cloud
9 5 (0.096%) Force.com
9 5 (0.096%) Google App Engine
10 4 (0.077%) Amazon EMR
11 3 (0.058%) IaaS
12 1 (0.019%) CloudFront
12 1 (0.019%) Amazon S3
Communications & Networking
1 207 (3.97%) TCP/IP
2 122 (2.34%) Internet
3 65 (1.25%) HTTP
4 35 (0.67%) GSM
5 31 (0.60%) Broadband
6 29 (0.56%) RTP
7 27 (0.52%) SAN
8 25 (0.48%) Wireless
9 22 (0.42%) Multicast
9 22 (0.42%) VLAN
9 22 (0.42%) SS7
10 21 (0.40%) LAN
11 20 (0.38%) VoIP
12 19 (0.36%) SIGTRAN
13 18 (0.35%) TCAP
13 18 (0.35%) INAP
13 18 (0.35%) LDAP
14 15 (0.29%) Wireshark
15 14 (0.27%) Firewall
16 13 (0.25%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 619 (11.88%) SQL Server
2 383 (7.35%) Big Data
3 331 (6.35%) Relational Database
4 268 (5.14%) Hadoop
5 224 (4.30%) MySQL
6 136 (2.61%) Apache Cassandra
7 113 (2.17%) RDBMS
8 112 (2.15%) Data Mining
9 96 (1.84%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 82 (1.57%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 81 (1.55%) MongoDB
12 69 (1.32%) OLTP
12 69 (1.32%) KDB
13 68 (1.31%) Data Warehouse
14 67 (1.29%) NoSQL
15 64 (1.23%) PostgreSQL
16 63 (1.21%) SQL Server 2012
17 62 (1.19%) Apache Hive
18 61 (1.17%) Oracle Database
19 48 (0.92%) HBase
Development Applications
1 206 (3.95%) Git (software)
2 182 (3.49%) Visual Studio
3 157 (3.01%) Subversion
4 125 (2.40%) JUnit
5 119 (2.28%) JIRA
6 98 (1.88%) Selenium
7 97 (1.86%) Maven
8 91 (1.75%) Jenkins
9 76 (1.46%) NUnit
10 61 (1.17%) Eclipse
11 53 (1.02%) Team Foundation Server
12 52 (1.00%) Xcode
13 46 (0.88%) Cucumber
14 45 (0.86%) WebDriver
15 39 (0.75%) Mercurial
16 35 (0.67%) Ant
17 33 (0.63%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
17 33 (0.63%) TeamCity
17 33 (0.63%) Rhino Mocks
18 29 (0.56%) GDB
General
1 2119 (40.67%) Finance
2 705 (13.53%) Banking
3 560 (10.75%) Front Office
4 411 (7.89%) Investment Banking
5 276 (5.30%) Games
6 226 (4.34%) Telecoms
7 204 (3.92%) Financial Institution
8 142 (2.73%) Retail
9 66 (1.27%) Marketing
10 62 (1.19%) Back Office
11 61 (1.17%) Electronics
12 60 (1.15%) Publishing
13 58 (1.11%) Advertising
14 47 (0.90%) Legal
15 44 (0.84%) Law
16 36 (0.69%) Multimedia
17 22 (0.42%) French Language
18 19 (0.36%) German Language
19 17 (0.33%) Manufacturing
19 17 (0.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3502 (67.22%) Developer
2 1383 (26.55%) C++ Developer
3 609 (11.69%) Software Engineer
4 560 (10.75%) Software Developer
5 442 (8.48%) Senior Developer
6 420 (8.06%) Java Developer
7 404 (7.75%) C# Developer
8 310 (5.95%) Analyst
9 289 (5.55%) Programmer
10 247 (4.74%) Python Developer
11 200 (3.84%) Junior
11 200 (3.84%) C++ Software Developer
12 199 (3.82%) Graduate
13 173 (3.32%) C++ Software Engineer
14 159 (3.05%) Junior Developer
15 147 (2.82%) C# .NET Developer
16 143 (2.74%) Senior Software Engineer
17 137 (2.63%) Consultant
18 132 (2.53%) Senior C++ Developer
19 118 (2.26%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 873 (16.76%) .NET
2 628 (12.05%) STL
3 579 (11.11%) HTML
4 405 (7.77%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 327 (6.28%) XML
6 295 (5.66%) HTML5
7 268 (5.14%) CSS
8 242 (4.64%) WPF
9 229 (4.40%) Web Services
10 220 (4.22%) J2EE
11 199 (3.82%) ASP.NET
12 155 (2.98%) WCF
13 111 (2.13%) WinForms
14 108 (2.07%) OpenGL
15 107 (2.05%) jQuery
16 104 (2.00%) Middleware
17 103 (1.98%) .NET Framework
18 87 (1.67%) MFC
18 87 (1.67%) Swing
19 85 (1.63%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 1416 (27.18%) Computer Science
2 588 (11.29%) Mathematics
3 419 (8.04%) Hedge funds
4 393 (7.54%) Derivative
5 326 (6.26%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 305 (5.85%) Fixed Income
7 287 (5.51%) Open Source
8 272 (5.22%) Physics
9 253 (4.86%) Equities
10 161 (3.09%) Visualisation
11 156 (2.99%) Mobile App
12 134 (2.57%) Statistics
13 128 (2.46%) iPad
14 119 (2.28%) Equity Derivative
15 91 (1.75%) Enterprise Software
16 86 (1.65%) iPhone
17 80 (1.54%) 3D Graphics
18 76 (1.46%) Management Information System
19 73 (1.40%) Grid Computing
20 69 (1.32%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 1465 (28.12%) Linux
2 1335 (25.62%) UNIX
3 923 (17.72%) Windows
4 393 (7.54%) Android
5 308 (5.91%) Apple iOS
6 92 (1.77%) Solaris
7 82 (1.57%) Windows Phone
8 40 (0.77%) Mac OS X
9 25 (0.48%) Windows Server 2008
10 23 (0.44%) Windows Phone 8
11 21 (0.40%) Windows XP
12 20 (0.38%) Windows Phone 7
12 20 (0.38%) Windows 7
13 18 (0.35%) Windows Server 2003
14 16 (0.31%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 16 (0.31%) AIX
15 14 (0.27%) Ubuntu
15 14 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
15 14 (0.27%) HPUX
16 11 (0.21%) BlackBerry OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 1618 (31.06%) OO
2 1423 (27.31%) Software Engineering
3 965 (18.52%) Multithreading
4 757 (14.53%) Agile Software Development
5 604 (11.59%) Low Latency
6 490 (9.40%) Analytics
7 448 (8.60%) Scrum
8 443 (8.50%) TDD
9 390 (7.49%) OOP
10 367 (7.04%) OOD
11 231 (4.43%) Algorithmic Trading
12 230 (4.41%) Unit Testing
13 228 (4.38%) Risk Management
14 196 (3.76%) Project Management
15 191 (3.67%) Electronic Trading
16 172 (3.30%) iOS Development
17 163 (3.13%) Continuous Integration
18 161 (3.09%) MVC
19 154 (2.96%) Android Development
20 147 (2.82%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 2627 (50.42%) Java
2 1886 (36.20%) C#
3 1422 (27.29%) Python
4 1414 (27.14%) SQL
5 1278 (24.53%) C
6 691 (13.26%) JavaScript
7 505 (9.69%) Perl
8 344 (6.60%) Ruby
9 261 (5.01%) PHP
10 226 (4.34%) F#
11 206 (3.95%) VBA
12 197 (3.78%) Objective-C
13 186 (3.57%) VB
14 185 (3.55%) Scala
15 135 (2.59%) Bash Shell
16 134 (2.57%) R
17 133 (2.55%) Shell Script
18 117 (2.25%) MATLAB
19 97 (1.86%) PL/SQL
20 89 (1.71%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1747 (33.53%) Degree
2 280 (5.37%) PhD
3 45 (0.86%) Microsoft Certification
4 36 (0.69%) Security Cleared
5 29 (0.56%) ISEB
6 28 (0.54%) MCTS
7 26 (0.50%) ISTQB
8 25 (0.48%) CISSP
8 25 (0.48%) SC Cleared
9 22 (0.42%) MCSD
10 21 (0.40%) MCP
11 20 (0.38%) MCAD
12 17 (0.33%) DV Cleared
13 15 (0.29%) Cisco Certification
13 15 (0.29%) CCNA
14 14 (0.27%) CEH
15 13 (0.25%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
16 10 (0.19%) MBA
16 10 (0.19%) Postgraduate
17 9 (0.17%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 246 (4.72%) QA
2 81 (1.55%) ISO 9001
3 15 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 15 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
4 13 (0.25%) EMIR
5 12 (0.23%) PCI DSS
5 12 (0.23%) SLA
6 11 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 6 (0.12%) Basel III
8 5 (0.096%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 5 (0.096%) ISO 8583
9 3 (0.058%) Solvency II
10 2 (0.038%) CRD IV
11 1 (0.019%) HL7
11 1 (0.019%) DICOM
11 1 (0.019%) MiFID
11 1 (0.019%) UCITS
11 1 (0.019%) DO-178B
System Software
1 19 (0.36%) VMware Infrastructure
2 16 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 15 (0.29%) SpamAssassin
4 13 (0.25%) HDFS
5 9 (0.17%) VMware ESX
6 8 (0.15%) NFS
7 7 (0.13%) Nmap
7 7 (0.13%) vSphere
8 6 (0.12%) Hyper-V
9 5 (0.096%) Gluster
10 4 (0.077%) Kamailio
10 4 (0.077%) Apache Flume
11 3 (0.058%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.058%) OpenSSH
12 2 (0.038%) Varnish
12 2 (0.038%) Docker
13 1 (0.019%) ISA Server
13 1 (0.019%) Terminal Services
13 1 (0.019%) VMware Workstation
13 1 (0.019%) Oracle RAC
Systems Management
1 26 (0.50%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (0.48%) Puppet
3 21 (0.40%) HP Quality Center
4 12 (0.23%) NetBackup
5 7 (0.13%) HAProxy
6 6 (0.12%) ZABBIX
6 6 (0.12%) Nagios
6 6 (0.12%) OpenView
6 6 (0.12%) Control-M
7 5 (0.096%) YUM
8 4 (0.077%) Oozie
8 4 (0.077%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.038%) Nessus
9 2 (0.038%) SCCM
10 1 (0.019%) MOM
10 1 (0.019%) WMI
10 1 (0.019%) OVSD
10 1 (0.019%) logstash
10 1 (0.019%) Ansible
10 1 (0.019%) Ganglia
Vendors
1 812 (15.59%) Oracle
2 372 (7.14%) Microsoft
3 192 (3.69%) Sybase
4 180 (3.45%) Google
5 176 (3.38%) TIBCO
6 123 (2.36%) Facebook
7 71 (1.36%) Bloomberg
8 63 (1.21%) HP
9 59 (1.13%) JBoss
10 48 (0.92%) Perforce
11 43 (0.83%) Business Objects
12 38 (0.73%) IBM
13 37 (0.71%) Red Hat
14 35 (0.67%) Apple
15 33 (0.63%) Fidessa
16 31 (0.60%) VMware
17 30 (0.58%) 29West
18 29 (0.56%) Salesforce.com
18 29 (0.56%) Teradata
19 27 (0.52%) Adobe
City, London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Paribus Global Ltd
Salary: £0.00 per annum
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
Montash
Salary: £500 - £600 per day
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Linux Recruit
Salary: From £30,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
Central London / West End
Nationwide People Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum plus benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
London
Santander
Salary: competitve
Posted: 10 hours ago
West London
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-50k
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Red Sofa London
Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £65k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Central London / West End
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Clearwater People Solutions
Salary: £50000 - £55000 Per Annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago