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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 53 47 49
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2100 2752 2317
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.72% 5.53% 5.19%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.93% 10.20% 9.71%
Number of salaries quoted 1683 2296 1916
Average salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.33% +4.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £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
23516 26968 23860
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 52.85% 54.15% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 20221 23339 20440
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 £80,000 £75,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 1 July 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 1 July 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 +9 512 £70,000 +12.00% 88
Brentford - 14 £72,500 - 1
Ealing - 12 £65,000 - 1
Chessington -2 10 - -
Docklands, London +4 8 £105,000 +61.53%
Canary Wharf -1 8 £42,500 -57.50%
Twickenham -17 5 - -
Kingston Upon Thames +4 3 £40,000 +23.07%
Mayfair -3 3 £40,000 -33.33%
Uxbridge -11 3 £30,000 -26.82% 1
Westminster - 3 - -
Hammersmith +3 2 £57,500 +53.33%
Hounslow -12 2 £55,000 +26.43% 2
Greenwich - 2 £45,000 -
Beckenham - 2 £40,000 -
Feltham - 2 £48,500 -
Harrow +3 1 - -
New Malden -4 1 - -
Wimbledon -8 1 £50,000 +81.81% 1
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 1978 (51.50%) Java
2 1706 (44.42%) Finance
3 1459 (37.98%) C#
4 1286 (33.48%) Linux
5 1252 (32.60%) Degree
6 1107 (28.82%) Python
7 1059 (27.57%) OO
8 1056 (27.49%) Computer Science
9 989 (25.75%) Software Engineering
10 980 (25.51%) SQL
11 978 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
12 966 (25.15%) UNIX
13 940 (24.47%) C
14 797 (20.75%) .NET
15 711 (18.51%) Multithreading
16 629 (16.38%) Windows
17 623 (16.22%) Algorithms
18 564 (14.68%) JavaScript
19 540 (14.06%) Oracle
20 486 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
21 467 (12.16%) Banking
22 446 (11.61%) Analytics
23 425 (11.06%) SQL Server
24 424 (11.04%) Data Structures
25 420 (10.93%) HTML
26 404 (10.52%) Front Office
27 402 (10.47%) Mathematics
28 392 (10.21%) TDD
29 374 (9.74%) OOD
30 347 (9.03%) Low Latency

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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
1 145 (3.78%) Node.js
2 63 (1.64%) Apache
3 47 (1.22%) SAS
4 41 (1.07%) Apache Spark
5 33 (0.86%) Tomcat
6 30 (0.78%) Apache Pig
7 27 (0.70%) SharePoint
8 21 (0.55%) IIS
8 21 (0.55%) OpenStack
9 20 (0.52%) WebLogic
9 20 (0.52%) WebSphere
10 19 (0.49%) Elasticsearch
10 19 (0.49%) MQSeries
11 17 (0.44%) Cloud Foundry
12 15 (0.39%) CMS
13 13 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 12 (0.31%) JBoss
15 9 (0.23%) Confluence
15 9 (0.23%) Oracle Coherence
15 9 (0.23%) Facebook Platform
Applications
1 85 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.70%) MS Office
3 17 (0.44%) CPLEX
3 17 (0.44%) MS PowerPoint
4 14 (0.36%) Spreadsheet
4 14 (0.36%) Mathematica
5 11 (0.29%) MS Project
6 9 (0.23%) FastStats
7 8 (0.21%) Photoshop
8 6 (0.16%) Maya
8 6 (0.16%) SPSS
9 5 (0.13%) Fireworks
9 5 (0.13%) Adobe Illustrator
9 5 (0.13%) Adobe After Effects
9 5 (0.13%) Weka
10 2 (0.052%) Houdini
10 2 (0.052%) MS Visio
11 1 (0.026%) XMetaL
11 1 (0.026%) ProjectWise
11 1 (0.026%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 17 (0.44%) RMDS
2 10 (0.26%) Adobe Campaign
2 10 (0.26%) MetaTrader
3 9 (0.23%) Unica
3 9 (0.23%) Sophis RISQUE
3 9 (0.23%) Adaptiv
4 8 (0.21%) Oracle General Ledger
5 6 (0.16%) Endur
5 6 (0.16%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.13%) JDE EnterpriseOne
6 5 (0.13%) BASE24
6 5 (0.13%) Summit
6 5 (0.13%) Oracle Payables
6 5 (0.13%) Oracle Receivables
7 3 (0.078%) Towers Watson Igloo
7 3 (0.078%) SAP Business One
8 2 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (0.052%) Agresso
8 2 (0.052%) BusinessWorks
8 2 (0.052%) ION MarketView
Cloud Services
1 148 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
2 93 (2.42%) Microsoft Azure
3 89 (2.32%) SaaS
4 41 (1.07%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (0.81%) Google Cloud Platform
6 25 (0.65%) IaaS
7 17 (0.44%) GitHub
8 15 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
9 11 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
10 10 (0.26%) PaaS
11 9 (0.23%) Force.com
12 3 (0.078%) AWS CloudFormation
13 2 (0.052%) Google App Engine
14 1 (0.026%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 1 (0.026%) Azure Machine Learning
14 1 (0.026%) Amazon S3
14 1 (0.026%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 120 (3.12%) TCP/IP
2 101 (2.63%) HTTP
3 76 (1.98%) Internet
4 44 (1.15%) Network Security
5 35 (0.91%) Broadband
6 34 (0.89%) Multicast
7 28 (0.73%) DNS
8 17 (0.44%) Firewall
9 14 (0.36%) HTTPS
9 14 (0.36%) Ethernet
9 14 (0.36%) Wireless
10 11 (0.29%) Intranet
10 11 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (0.26%) Bluetooth
11 10 (0.26%) SMS
12 9 (0.23%) LAN
12 9 (0.23%) WAN
12 9 (0.23%) Extranet
12 9 (0.23%) SSL
12 9 (0.23%) VLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 425 (11.06%) SQL Server
2 254 (6.61%) Relational Database
3 216 (5.62%) Big Data
3 216 (5.62%) MySQL
4 169 (4.40%) Hadoop
5 127 (3.31%) MongoDB
6 123 (3.20%) RDBMS
7 110 (2.86%) NoSQL
8 70 (1.82%) HBase
9 68 (1.77%) Apache Hive
10 56 (1.46%) PostgreSQL
11 54 (1.41%) Data Mining
12 53 (1.38%) Oracle Database
13 50 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
14 41 (1.07%) Redis
15 29 (0.76%) Data Warehouse
16 23 (0.60%) Text Mining
16 23 (0.60%) KDB
16 23 (0.60%) SQL Server 2012
17 22 (0.57%) DB2
Development Applications
1 231 (6.01%) Git (software)
2 157 (4.09%) Subversion
3 105 (2.73%) Visual Studio
4 101 (2.63%) Jenkins
5 93 (2.42%) Maven
6 83 (2.16%) JIRA
7 74 (1.93%) Selenium
7 74 (1.93%) NUnit
8 49 (1.28%) Team Foundation Server
9 46 (1.20%) Mercurial
10 42 (1.09%) Ant
10 42 (1.09%) JUnit
11 36 (0.94%) Eclipse
12 35 (0.91%) TeamCity
13 34 (0.89%) Xcode
14 32 (0.83%) WebDriver
15 30 (0.78%) Cucumber
16 28 (0.73%) Rhino Mocks
16 28 (0.73%) SpecFlow
17 25 (0.65%) Grunt
General
1 1706 (44.42%) Finance
2 467 (12.16%) Banking
3 404 (10.52%) Front Office
4 233 (6.07%) Investment Banking
5 184 (4.79%) Games
6 151 (3.93%) Retail
7 133 (3.46%) Telecoms
7 133 (3.46%) Financial Institution
8 86 (2.24%) Marketing
9 70 (1.82%) Back Office
10 64 (1.67%) Automotive
11 56 (1.46%) Legal
12 49 (1.28%) Aerospace
13 42 (1.09%) Electronics
14 41 (1.07%) Publishing
15 37 (0.96%) Advertising
16 28 (0.73%) Military
17 21 (0.55%) Law
18 18 (0.47%) Retail Banking
19 11 (0.29%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 2368 (61.65%) Developer
2 934 (24.32%) C++ Developer
3 353 (9.19%) Software Engineer
4 352 (9.16%) Software Developer
5 317 (8.25%) Senior Developer
6 316 (8.23%) C# Developer
7 229 (5.96%) Java Developer
8 157 (4.09%) Junior
8 157 (4.09%) Analyst
9 139 (3.62%) Programmer
10 135 (3.51%) Architect
10 135 (3.51%) Consultant
11 128 (3.33%) Graduate
12 127 (3.31%) Junior Developer
13 120 (3.12%) Quantitative Developer
14 109 (2.84%) Senior C++ Developer
15 104 (2.71%) Python Developer
15 104 (2.71%) C# .NET Developer
16 101 (2.63%) C++ Software Developer
17 83 (2.16%) Applications Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 797 (20.75%) .NET
2 420 (10.93%) HTML
3 325 (8.46%) STL
4 259 (6.74%) XML
5 221 (5.75%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 201 (5.23%) Web Services
7 197 (5.13%) ASP.NET
8 192 (5.00%) CSS
9 175 (4.56%) HTML5
10 173 (4.50%) WPF
11 135 (3.51%) Spring
12 131 (3.41%) ASP.NET MVC
13 128 (3.33%) J2EE
14 122 (3.18%) jQuery
15 117 (3.05%) REST
16 109 (2.84%) Middleware
17 102 (2.66%) WCF
18 96 (2.50%) RESTful
19 91 (2.37%) FIX Protocol
20 89 (2.32%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 1056 (27.49%) Computer Science
2 623 (16.22%) Algorithms
3 486 (12.65%) Analytical Skills
4 424 (11.04%) Data Structures
5 402 (10.47%) Mathematics
6 332 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 304 (7.91%) Derivative
8 263 (6.85%) Hedge funds
9 230 (5.99%) Equities
10 205 (5.34%) Physics
11 201 (5.23%) Fixed Income
12 166 (4.32%) Mobile App
13 101 (2.63%) Visualisation
14 92 (2.40%) Equity Derivative
15 91 (2.37%) User Experience
16 86 (2.24%) Enterprise Software
17 74 (1.93%) Statistics
18 67 (1.74%) Management Information System
19 66 (1.72%) Grid Computing
20 62 (1.61%) Credit Risk
Operating Systems
1 1286 (33.48%) Linux
2 966 (25.15%) UNIX
3 629 (16.38%) Windows
4 249 (6.48%) Apple iOS
5 234 (6.09%) Android
6 71 (1.85%) Solaris
7 37 (0.96%) Mac OS X
8 33 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 29 (0.76%) CentOS
10 27 (0.70%) Ubuntu
11 18 (0.47%) Windows Phone
12 17 (0.44%) CoreOS
13 15 (0.39%) Windows Phone 8
13 15 (0.39%) Embedded Linux
14 12 (0.31%) Debian
15 10 (0.26%) Fedora
15 10 (0.26%) Windows XP
15 10 (0.26%) Windows 7
16 9 (0.23%) AIX
17 8 (0.21%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 1059 (27.57%) OO
2 989 (25.75%) Software Engineering
3 978 (25.46%) Agile Software Development
4 711 (18.51%) Multithreading
5 446 (11.61%) Analytics
6 392 (10.21%) TDD
7 374 (9.74%) OOD
8 347 (9.03%) Low Latency
9 311 (8.10%) OOP
10 307 (7.99%) Scrum
11 299 (7.78%) SDLC
12 253 (6.59%) MVC
13 195 (5.08%) Project Management
14 189 (4.92%) Mentoring
15 187 (4.87%) DevOps
16 170 (4.43%) Open Source
17 166 (4.32%) Continuous Integration
18 151 (3.93%) Unit Testing
19 146 (3.80%) BDD
20 141 (3.67%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 1978 (51.50%) Java
2 1459 (37.98%) C#
3 1107 (28.82%) Python
4 980 (25.51%) SQL
5 940 (24.47%) C
6 564 (14.68%) JavaScript
7 323 (8.41%) Perl
8 267 (6.95%) PHP
9 240 (6.25%) Ruby
10 169 (4.40%) Scala
11 157 (4.09%) Objective-C
12 147 (3.83%) Bash Shell
13 142 (3.70%) VBA
14 107 (2.79%) R
15 105 (2.73%) Shell Script
16 83 (2.16%) VB
17 81 (2.11%) MATLAB
18 55 (1.43%) F#
18 55 (1.43%) VC++
19 47 (1.22%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1252 (32.60%) Degree
2 208 (5.42%) PhD
3 58 (1.51%) Security Cleared
4 38 (0.99%) DV Cleared
5 32 (0.83%) SC Cleared
6 23 (0.60%) ISEB
7 18 (0.47%) ISTQB
8 15 (0.39%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.26%) HP ASE
10 9 (0.23%) CCNA
11 8 (0.21%) Microsoft Certification
11 8 (0.21%) Postgraduate
12 7 (0.18%) CSSLP
13 6 (0.16%) MCP
14 5 (0.13%) CCNP
15 4 (0.10%) MCSA
15 4 (0.10%) CCIE
15 4 (0.10%) CISSP
15 4 (0.10%) Oracle Certification
15 4 (0.10%) JNCIS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 200 (5.21%) QA
2 21 (0.55%) ISO 9001
3 19 (0.49%) HL7
4 14 (0.36%) EMIR
4 14 (0.36%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.18%) Data Quality
6 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 6 (0.16%) Basel II
7 5 (0.13%) ISO 8583
8 4 (0.10%) COBIT
8 4 (0.10%) Basel III
9 2 (0.052%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.052%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.026%) HIPAA
10 1 (0.026%) SLA
10 1 (0.026%) Sarbanes-Oxley
10 1 (0.026%) CRD IV
System Software
1 65 (1.69%) HDFS
2 51 (1.33%) VMware Infrastructure
3 50 (1.30%) Docker
4 28 (0.73%) Firmware
5 21 (0.55%) Hyper-V
6 17 (0.44%) VirtualBox
7 11 (0.29%) Platform Symphony
7 11 (0.29%) Active Directory
8 8 (0.21%) VMware ESX
9 7 (0.18%) NFS
10 6 (0.16%) Ceph
10 6 (0.16%) iptables
11 4 (0.10%) KVM
12 3 (0.078%) QEMU
12 3 (0.078%) XenApp
12 3 (0.078%) XenServer
13 2 (0.052%) Xen
13 2 (0.052%) Varnish
13 2 (0.052%) Apache ZooKeeper
14 1 (0.026%) OpenSSH
Systems Management
1 60 (1.56%) Puppet
2 43 (1.12%) Opscode Chef
3 30 (0.78%) Vagrant
4 27 (0.70%) Nagios
5 24 (0.62%) Ansible
6 23 (0.60%) ZABBIX
7 19 (0.49%) WMI
7 19 (0.49%) Kubernetes
8 18 (0.47%) Salt
9 12 (0.31%) ITRS Geneos
10 10 (0.26%) logstash
11 9 (0.23%) OPNET
12 6 (0.16%) Kibana
13 5 (0.13%) Rundeck
14 3 (0.078%) Unicenter
14 3 (0.078%) Tivoli
15 2 (0.052%) HP Quality Center
15 2 (0.052%) CA Single Sign-On
15 2 (0.052%) Hadoop YARN
16 1 (0.026%) Icinga
Vendors
1 540 (14.06%) Oracle
2 238 (6.20%) Microsoft
3 105 (2.73%) Sybase
4 72 (1.87%) Google
5 64 (1.67%) IBM
6 62 (1.61%) VMware
7 52 (1.35%) TIBCO
8 45 (1.17%) Bloomberg
9 42 (1.09%) Facebook
10 37 (0.96%) Red Hat
11 35 (0.91%) Apple
11 35 (0.91%) Twitter
12 29 (0.76%) Perforce
13 26 (0.68%) SAP
13 26 (0.68%) SaltStack
14 22 (0.57%) Cloudera
15 21 (0.55%) Solace
15 21 (0.55%) Adobe
16 20 (0.52%) Cisco
16 20 (0.52%) Salesforce.com
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
London
Hanover IT Recruitment
Salary: From £30,000 to £90,000 per annum Various experience levels being cons
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: Excellent salary £££
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Package
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £32,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Brentford, Middlesex
Austin Fraser
Salary: £55000.00 - £90000. per annum + Bonus and Excellent Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
EY
Salary: Competitives
Posted: 15 hours ago
Teddington, Middlesex
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £55,000
Posted: 15 hours ago
South West London
Eligo Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £100000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
North London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,0000 - 50,000
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28000 - £35000 per annum, Benefits Bonus, Healthcare, Pension, Traini
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 18 hours ago
Central London / West End
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £40’000 to £65 000 (+very competitive package!!!)
Posted: 18 hours ago