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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 59 50 47
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1764 2253 2303
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 4.19% 5.23% 5.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.24% 9.60% 9.42%
Number of salaries quoted 1537 1887 1955
Average salary £65,000 £62,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.00% +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £95,000 £95,000 £92,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
21405 23478 24451
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 50.86% 54.55% 55.44%
Number of salaries quoted 18366 19725 21213
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 £36,000 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 27 February 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 27 February 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 -26 382 £70,000 +16.66% 77
Teddington -2 16 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Kingston Upon Thames -2 16 £36,250 +7.40% 5
Wimbledon +8 9 £52,500 +16.66%
Chessington -8 6 £37,500 +15.38%
Hounslow -13 6 £45,000 -
Uxbridge - 6 £40,000 -
Harrow 0 5 £47,500 -9.52% 1
Surbiton -7 5 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Canary Wharf -11 5 £82,500 -17.50%
New Malden - 4 £38,750 -
Feltham - 4 £55,000 - 2
Docklands, London -7 2 £49,750 -33.66%
Bromley +10 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Mayfair -4 1 £40,000 -61.90%
Hammersmith - 1 - -
Westminster - 1 £70,000 -
Wembley - 1 £50,000 -
Edgware - 1 - -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 1791 (46.51%) Finance
2 1749 (45.42%) Java
3 1333 (34.61%) C#
4 1084 (28.15%) Degree
5 1074 (27.89%) Linux
6 1067 (27.71%) UNIX
7 1058 (27.47%) OO
8 987 (25.63%) SQL
9 975 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
10 913 (23.71%) Python
11 853 (22.15%) Software Engineering
12 836 (21.71%) Multithreading
13 834 (21.66%) Computer Science
14 778 (20.20%) C
15 708 (18.38%) Windows
16 685 (17.79%) .NET
17 581 (15.09%) Banking
18 571 (14.83%) JavaScript
19 521 (13.53%) Oracle
20 502 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
21 465 (12.07%) Algorithms
22 442 (11.48%) Front Office
23 420 (10.91%) STL
24 417 (10.83%) TDD
24 417 (10.83%) Low Latency
25 408 (10.59%) Analytics
26 407 (10.57%) SQL Server
27 404 (10.49%) HTML
28 371 (9.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
29 360 (9.35%) OOD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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
1 109 (2.83%) Node.js
2 52 (1.35%) SAS
3 33 (0.86%) Apache Pig
4 32 (0.83%) Apache
5 30 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 29 (0.75%) MQSeries
6 29 (0.75%) Oracle Coherence
7 27 (0.70%) TIBCO EMS
8 26 (0.68%) CMS
9 21 (0.55%) WebLogic
10 20 (0.52%) Apache Spark
11 19 (0.49%) IIS
12 17 (0.44%) nginx
12 17 (0.44%) Confluence
13 14 (0.36%) JBoss
14 13 (0.34%) OpenStack
15 11 (0.29%) GemFire
16 10 (0.26%) SharePoint
16 10 (0.26%) WebSphere
17 9 (0.23%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 127 (3.30%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.68%) MS Office
3 17 (0.44%) CPLEX
4 13 (0.34%) SPSS
5 11 (0.29%) Photoshop
5 11 (0.29%) Mathematica
6 8 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
6 8 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
7 7 (0.18%) MS Visio
8 6 (0.16%) Doxygen
9 5 (0.13%) Stata
10 4 (0.10%) Maya
10 4 (0.10%) 3ds Max
10 4 (0.10%) CINEMA 4D
11 3 (0.078%) LaTeX
11 3 (0.078%) MS PowerPoint
12 2 (0.052%) Adobe After Effects
12 2 (0.052%) S-PLUS
13 1 (0.026%) XMetaL
13 1 (0.026%) FastStats
Business Applications
1 20 (0.52%) Towers Watson Igloo
2 18 (0.47%) Oracle General Ledger
3 14 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
4 13 (0.34%) RMDS
5 12 (0.31%) JDE EnterpriseOne
5 12 (0.31%) Oracle Payables
5 12 (0.31%) Oracle Receivables
6 9 (0.23%) BASE24
7 8 (0.21%) BusinessWorks
7 8 (0.21%) Magento
8 7 (0.18%) ION MarketView
8 7 (0.18%) Summit
9 6 (0.16%) TIBCO iProcess
10 3 (0.078%) Dynamics AX
10 3 (0.078%) Workday HCM
11 2 (0.052%) Oracle BPM
11 2 (0.052%) Adaptiv
11 2 (0.052%) Google Analytics
11 2 (0.052%) Sentinel
11 2 (0.052%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 51 (1.32%) SaaS
2 35 (0.91%) Amazon AWS
3 34 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
4 13 (0.34%) Microsoft Azure
5 11 (0.29%) PaaS
6 10 (0.26%) Amazon EC2
7 8 (0.21%) GitHub
8 6 (0.16%) IaaS
8 6 (0.16%) Google Cloud Platform
8 6 (0.16%) Google App Engine
9 5 (0.13%) Amazon S3
10 4 (0.10%) Force.com
10 4 (0.10%) Route 53
11 1 (0.026%) Heroku
11 1 (0.026%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 160 (4.15%) TCP/IP
2 93 (2.41%) HTTP
3 59 (1.53%) Internet
4 27 (0.70%) Broadband
5 20 (0.52%) DNS
5 20 (0.52%) SSL
6 16 (0.42%) FTP
7 13 (0.34%) HTTPS
8 11 (0.29%) LAN
8 11 (0.29%) SSH
9 10 (0.26%) VLAN
9 10 (0.26%) Multicast
9 10 (0.26%) ATM
10 9 (0.23%) Firewall
11 8 (0.21%) Wireless
11 8 (0.21%) tcpdump
12 7 (0.18%) 4G
12 7 (0.18%) LDAP
12 7 (0.18%) GPRS
12 7 (0.18%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 407 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 217 (5.63%) Relational Database
3 178 (4.62%) MySQL
4 170 (4.41%) Hadoop
5 165 (4.28%) Big Data
6 68 (1.77%) RDBMS
7 65 (1.69%) Oracle Database
8 59 (1.53%) NoSQL
8 59 (1.53%) HBase
9 56 (1.45%) Apache Hive
10 48 (1.25%) MongoDB
11 46 (1.19%) Data Mining
12 39 (1.01%) Data Warehouse
13 28 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 23 (0.60%) OLTP
14 23 (0.60%) Oracle Reports
15 22 (0.57%) QlikView
15 22 (0.57%) Impala
15 22 (0.57%) SQL Server 2012
16 19 (0.49%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 187 (4.86%) Git (software)
2 177 (4.60%) Subversion
3 129 (3.35%) Visual Studio
4 87 (2.26%) Maven
4 87 (2.26%) NUnit
5 81 (2.10%) JIRA
6 77 (2.00%) Jenkins
7 61 (1.58%) GCC
8 55 (1.43%) Selenium
9 54 (1.40%) JUnit
10 52 (1.35%) Eclipse
11 50 (1.30%) TeamCity
12 42 (1.09%) Cucumber
13 40 (1.04%) Ant
14 34 (0.88%) GoogleTest
15 28 (0.73%) ClearCase
15 28 (0.73%) Hudson
15 28 (0.73%) Mercurial
16 27 (0.70%) Rhino Mocks
17 26 (0.68%) Xcode
General
1 1791 (46.51%) Finance
2 581 (15.09%) Banking
3 442 (11.48%) Front Office
4 347 (9.01%) Investment Banking
5 168 (4.36%) Financial Institution
6 144 (3.74%) Telecoms
7 128 (3.32%) Retail
8 122 (3.17%) Games
9 81 (2.10%) Marketing
10 51 (1.32%) Aerospace
11 50 (1.30%) Back Office
12 44 (1.14%) Automotive
13 39 (1.01%) Law
14 35 (0.91%) Retail Banking
15 28 (0.73%) Electronics
16 25 (0.65%) Advertising
17 21 (0.55%) Legal
18 19 (0.49%) Publishing
19 13 (0.34%) Multimedia
20 12 (0.31%) Military
Job Titles
1 2538 (65.90%) Developer
2 1134 (29.45%) C++ Developer
3 331 (8.60%) C# Developer
4 328 (8.52%) Software Engineer
4 328 (8.52%) Software Developer
5 307 (7.97%) Senior Developer
6 252 (6.54%) Java Developer
7 207 (5.38%) Analyst
8 164 (4.26%) Programmer
9 154 (4.00%) Python Developer
10 132 (3.43%) Junior
11 120 (3.12%) Senior C++ Developer
12 119 (3.09%) Architect
13 118 (3.06%) C++ Software Developer
14 116 (3.01%) Junior Developer
14 116 (3.01%) Quantitative Developer
15 115 (2.99%) Applications Support
16 110 (2.86%) C# .NET Developer
17 101 (2.62%) Support Analyst
18 98 (2.54%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 685 (17.79%) .NET
2 420 (10.91%) STL
3 404 (10.49%) HTML
4 291 (7.56%) XML
5 243 (6.31%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 241 (6.26%) Web Services
7 237 (6.15%) HTML5
8 212 (5.51%) WPF
9 209 (5.43%) CSS
10 176 (4.57%) ASP.NET
11 165 (4.28%) WCF
12 159 (4.13%) FIX Protocol
13 148 (3.84%) J2EE
14 118 (3.06%) jQuery
15 103 (2.67%) MFC
16 102 (2.65%) REST
17 99 (2.57%) SOAP
18 92 (2.39%) Middleware
19 88 (2.29%) JSON
20 83 (2.16%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 834 (21.66%) Computer Science
2 502 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
3 465 (12.07%) Algorithms
4 371 (9.63%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 347 (9.01%) Mathematics
6 309 (8.02%) Fixed Income
7 291 (7.56%) Data Structures
8 290 (7.53%) Hedge funds
9 277 (7.19%) Derivative
10 203 (5.27%) Equities
11 196 (5.09%) Physics
12 169 (4.39%) Open Source
13 108 (2.80%) User Experience
14 92 (2.39%) Grid Computing
15 87 (2.26%) Visualisation
16 84 (2.18%) Credit Risk
17 81 (2.10%) iPhone
18 77 (2.00%) iPad
19 68 (1.77%) Statistics
20 64 (1.66%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 1074 (27.89%) Linux
2 1067 (27.71%) UNIX
3 708 (18.38%) Windows
4 243 (6.31%) Apple iOS
5 209 (5.43%) Android
6 133 (3.45%) Solaris
7 45 (1.17%) Mac OS X
8 43 (1.12%) Windows Phone
9 33 (0.86%) Windows XP
10 27 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 21 (0.55%) Windows Phone 8
12 20 (0.52%) CentOS
12 20 (0.52%) Windows NT
13 19 (0.49%) Fedora
14 16 (0.42%) HPUX
14 16 (0.42%) Embedded Linux
15 15 (0.39%) Ubuntu
16 14 (0.36%) Mac OS
16 14 (0.36%) Windows Phone 7
17 11 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 1058 (27.47%) OO
2 975 (25.32%) Agile Software Development
3 853 (22.15%) Software Engineering
4 836 (21.71%) Multithreading
5 417 (10.83%) TDD
5 417 (10.83%) Low Latency
6 408 (10.59%) Analytics
7 360 (9.35%) OOD
8 311 (8.08%) OOP
9 302 (7.84%) Scrum
10 190 (4.93%) MVC
11 146 (3.79%) Mentoring
12 140 (3.64%) Project Management
13 136 (3.53%) iOS Development
14 135 (3.51%) Unit Testing
15 133 (3.45%) Continuous Integration
16 123 (3.19%) Risk Management
17 122 (3.17%) BDD
18 120 (3.12%) Algorithmic Trading
19 114 (2.96%) Android Development
Programming Languages
1 1749 (45.42%) Java
2 1333 (34.61%) C#
3 987 (25.63%) SQL
4 913 (23.71%) Python
5 778 (20.20%) C
6 571 (14.83%) JavaScript
7 330 (8.57%) Perl
8 179 (4.65%) PHP
9 163 (4.23%) Objective-C
10 142 (3.69%) Ruby
11 124 (3.22%) Bash Shell
12 122 (3.17%) VBA
13 119 (3.09%) Scala
14 96 (2.49%) Shell Script
15 86 (2.23%) VC++
16 70 (1.82%) MATLAB
17 68 (1.77%) R
18 63 (1.64%) VB
18 63 (1.64%) T-SQL
19 56 (1.45%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 1084 (28.15%) Degree
2 169 (4.39%) PhD
3 36 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 22 (0.57%) VCP4
5 20 (0.52%) ISEB
6 16 (0.42%) SC Cleared
7 13 (0.34%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.29%) DV Cleared
9 10 (0.26%) Cisco Certification
9 10 (0.26%) CCNA
10 9 (0.23%) Postgraduate
10 9 (0.23%) CSSLP
11 8 (0.21%) CISSP
12 6 (0.16%) CISM
12 6 (0.16%) HP ASE
13 4 (0.10%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
13 4 (0.10%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.078%) MCSE
14 3 (0.078%) OSCP
14 3 (0.078%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 260 (6.75%) QA
2 20 (0.52%) ISO 9001
3 18 (0.47%) SLA
4 14 (0.36%) Basel III
5 11 (0.29%) EMIR
5 11 (0.29%) Dodd-Frank
6 10 (0.26%) Basel II
7 9 (0.23%) ISO 8583
8 6 (0.16%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 6 (0.16%) COBIT
9 5 (0.13%) HL7
10 4 (0.10%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.052%) Data Quality
12 1 (0.026%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 36 (0.93%) HDFS
2 21 (0.55%) Firmware
3 12 (0.31%) Active Directory
3 12 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
4 7 (0.18%) Platform Symphony
5 6 (0.16%) Hyper-V
6 5 (0.13%) NFS
6 5 (0.13%) KVM
7 3 (0.078%) Docker
7 3 (0.078%) Ceph
8 2 (0.052%) QEMU
8 2 (0.052%) XenApp
9 1 (0.026%) vSphere
9 1 (0.026%) Varnish
9 1 (0.026%) Kamailio
9 1 (0.026%) SpamAssassin
9 1 (0.026%) ISA Server
9 1 (0.026%) Xen
Systems Management
1 34 (0.88%) Puppet
2 30 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
3 16 (0.42%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (0.18%) Vagrant
4 7 (0.18%) ITRS Geneos
4 7 (0.18%) Nagios
5 6 (0.16%) Hadoop YARN
6 5 (0.13%) Ansible
7 4 (0.10%) OpenView
8 3 (0.078%) Control-M
8 3 (0.078%) ZABBIX
9 2 (0.052%) Red Hat Spacewalk
9 2 (0.052%) logstash
9 2 (0.052%) MOM
9 2 (0.052%) NetBackup
9 2 (0.052%) OVSD
10 1 (0.026%) CA Single Sign-On
10 1 (0.026%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
10 1 (0.026%) Unicenter
10 1 (0.026%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 521 (13.53%) Oracle
2 296 (7.69%) Microsoft
3 140 (3.64%) Sybase
4 91 (2.36%) TIBCO
5 77 (2.00%) Bloomberg
6 73 (1.90%) Google
7 44 (1.14%) Twitter
8 42 (1.09%) Facebook
9 41 (1.06%) IBM
10 39 (1.01%) Teradata
11 37 (0.96%) DataSynapse
12 34 (0.88%) NYFIX
13 32 (0.83%) SunGard
13 32 (0.83%) HP
14 30 (0.78%) Informatica
15 26 (0.68%) SAP
15 26 (0.68%) Reuters
16 22 (0.57%) Salesforce.com
16 22 (0.57%) Perforce
17 21 (0.55%) ION Trading
East London
Bridge Noble
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Stock Options + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £23000 - £26000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Westbourne Partners
Salary: From £100,000 to £170,000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Parallel Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum +bonus +benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
Nicoll Curtin
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Car allowance + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
West London
Bentley Whitaker
Salary: From £45,000 to £80,000 per annum + good bonus (10-20%) + health + pen
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £65000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 75,000
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 55,000 - 70,000
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Eames Consulting
Salary: From £70,000 to £85,000 per annum Up to £85k + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: Yesterday