Period
to 22 October 2020

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 22 October 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
London > Central London
6 months to
22 Oct 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 118 103 81
Rank change year-on-year -15 -22 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 101 392 541
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 2.43% 3.10% 3.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.99% 5.20% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 94 324 537
Median annual salary £85,500 £75,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.00% +3.45% +11.54%
10th Percentile £45,000 £46,250 £38,750
90th Percentile £142,500 £158,500 £112,500
London median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Central London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Central London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 2,531 7,532 8,610
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 60.97% 59.54% 60.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2,262 6,652 7,856
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £39,000
90th Percentile £103,750 £95,000 £95,000
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Central London

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Central London.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Central London

C++
Salary Trend in Central London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in Central London.

Salary trend for C++ in Central London

C++
Salary Histogram in Central London

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Central London over the 6 months to 22 October 2020.

Salary histogram for C++ in Central London

C++
Job Locations in Central London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Central London region over the 6 months to 22 October 2020. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London 0 95 £90,000 +20.00% 103
West End of London +36 1 - -
C++
London

For the 6 months to 22 October 2020, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Central London region with a requirement for C++.

1 64 (63.37%) Python
2 46 (45.54%) Java
3 36 (35.64%) Finance
4 34 (33.66%) C#
5 25 (24.75%) Linux
6 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
7 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
8 19 (18.81%) SQL
8 19 (18.81%) Algorithms
9 18 (17.82%) Low Latency
9 18 (17.82%) Mathematics
10 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (14.85%) Risk Management
11 14 (13.86%) DevOps
11 14 (13.86%) Degree
12 12 (11.88%) Analytics
12 12 (11.88%) Front Office
12 12 (11.88%) Self-Motivation
12 12 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
13 11 (10.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
13 11 (10.89%) AWS
14 10 (9.90%) Physics
14 10 (9.90%) GitLab
14 10 (9.90%) Banking
14 10 (9.90%) Games
14 10 (9.90%) C
14 10 (9.90%) Windows
15 9 (8.91%) Unix
15 9 (8.91%) Shell Script

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Central London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (2.97%) Confluence
2 2 (1.98%) Adobe Experience Manager
2 2 (1.98%) Apache
2 2 (1.98%) SAS
3 1 (0.99%) Apache Spark
3 1 (0.99%) Ethereum
3 1 (0.99%) Hyperledger
Applications
1 4 (3.96%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.99%) Chatbot
2 1 (0.99%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.99%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.99%) Distributed Ledger
1 1 (0.99%) FINCAD Analytics
Cloud Services
1 11 (10.89%) AWS
2 7 (6.93%) GitHub
3 5 (4.95%) Azure
4 2 (1.98%) AWS CloudFormation
4 2 (1.98%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 2 (1.98%) GCP
4 2 (1.98%) SaaS
5 1 (0.99%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 3 (2.97%) LAN
1 3 (2.97%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.99%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.95%) MongoDB
2 4 (3.96%) Big Data
2 4 (3.96%) Blockchain
2 4 (3.96%) Hadoop
2 4 (3.96%) NoSQL
3 3 (2.97%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.97%) Tableau
4 2 (1.98%) Cosmos DB
4 2 (1.98%) MySQL
4 2 (1.98%) QlikView
4 2 (1.98%) Redis
4 2 (1.98%) Spotfire
5 1 (0.99%) Amazon Athena
5 1 (0.99%) Apache Hive
5 1 (0.99%) Data Lake
5 1 (0.99%) Data Mining
5 1 (0.99%) KDB
5 1 (0.99%) Kdb+
5 1 (0.99%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (0.99%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 10 (9.90%) GitLab
2 9 (8.91%) Git (software)
3 7 (6.93%) Android Studio
3 7 (6.93%) Xcode
4 6 (5.94%) Jenkins
4 6 (5.94%) JIRA
5 3 (2.97%) Subversion
5 3 (2.97%) Visual Studio
6 2 (1.98%) GCC
7 1 (0.99%) Hudson
7 1 (0.99%) Selenium
General
1 36 (35.64%) Finance
2 12 (11.88%) Front Office
3 10 (9.90%) Banking
3 10 (9.90%) Games
4 7 (6.93%) Advertising
5 3 (2.97%) Publishing
5 3 (2.97%) Retail
6 2 (1.98%) Back Office
6 2 (1.98%) Financial Institution
6 2 (1.98%) Law
6 2 (1.98%) Marketing
7 1 (0.99%) Electronics
7 1 (0.99%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 62 (61.39%) Developer
2 25 (24.75%) C++ Developer
3 23 (22.77%) Quantitative Developer
4 12 (11.88%) Senior Developer
5 11 (10.89%) C++ Quantitative Developer
6 10 (9.90%) Senior Quantitative Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Analyst
7 8 (7.92%) Python Developer
7 8 (7.92%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) DevOps Engineer
8 7 (6.93%) Games Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Mobile Games Developer
8 7 (6.93%) Site Engineer
9 6 (5.94%) Qualitative Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Quantitative Analyst
9 6 (5.94%) Senior C++ Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Analyst Developer
10 5 (4.95%) JavaScript Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Quantitative Analyst Developer
10 5 (4.95%) Senior C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (8.91%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (7.92%) .NET
3 7 (6.93%) cocos2d
3 7 (6.93%) JNI
3 7 (6.93%) OpenGL
3 7 (6.93%) React
3 7 (6.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (5.94%) AngularJS
4 6 (5.94%) Node.js
5 5 (4.95%) .NET Core
6 4 (3.96%) FIX Protocol
6 4 (3.96%) Redux
7 3 (2.97%) CSS
7 3 (2.97%) HTML
7 3 (2.97%) RabbitMQ
7 3 (2.97%) ZeroMQ
8 2 (1.98%) jQuery
8 2 (1.98%) Natural Language Processing
8 2 (1.98%) Qt
8 2 (1.98%) Vue.js
Miscellaneous
1 19 (18.81%) Algorithms
2 15 (14.85%) Analytical Skills
3 12 (11.88%) Self-Motivation
4 11 (10.89%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 9 (8.91%) Equities
6 8 (7.92%) Derivative
7 7 (6.93%) Greenfield Project
7 7 (6.93%) Market Risk
7 7 (6.93%) Mobile Games
8 6 (5.94%) Hedge funds
9 5 (4.95%) Exotic Derivative
10 4 (3.96%) Fixed Income
11 3 (2.97%) Device Driver
12 2 (1.98%) Cloud Native
12 2 (1.98%) Data Centre
12 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
12 2 (1.98%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.99%) Cyber Defence
13 1 (0.99%) Eurex
13 1 (0.99%) OTC Derivatives
Operating Systems
1 25 (24.75%) Linux
2 10 (9.90%) Windows
3 9 (8.91%) Android
3 9 (8.91%) Unix
4 7 (6.93%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (20.79%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (17.82%) Low Latency
2 18 (17.82%) Mathematics
3 15 (14.85%) Risk Management
4 14 (13.86%) DevOps
5 12 (11.88%) Analytics
5 12 (11.88%) Problem-Solving
6 11 (10.89%) Software Engineering
7 10 (9.90%) Physics
8 9 (8.91%) Computer Science
9 8 (7.92%) Artificial Intelligence
9 8 (7.92%) Fintech
9 8 (7.92%) Machine Learning
9 8 (7.92%) OO
9 8 (7.92%) Site Reliability Engineering
10 7 (6.93%) Cryptography
10 7 (6.93%) Game Development
10 7 (6.93%) Validation
11 6 (5.94%) Financial Modelling
11 6 (5.94%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 64 (63.37%) Python
2 46 (45.54%) Java
3 34 (33.66%) C#
4 23 (22.77%) JavaScript
5 19 (18.81%) SQL
6 10 (9.90%) C
7 9 (8.91%) Shell Script
8 7 (6.93%) Objective-C
9 6 (5.94%) R
10 5 (4.95%) Go
10 5 (4.95%) Scala
11 4 (3.96%) Perl
11 4 (3.96%) PHP
11 4 (3.96%) Rust
12 3 (2.97%) MATLAB
12 3 (2.97%) TypeScript
13 2 (1.98%) Embedded C
13 2 (1.98%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.98%) F#
13 2 (1.98%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 14 (13.86%) Degree
2 7 (6.93%) PhD
3 5 (4.95%) Master's Degree
4 2 (1.98%) Numerate Degree
5 1 (0.99%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.99%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) QA
2 6 (5.94%) EMIR
3 5 (4.95%) Dodd-Frank
3 5 (4.95%) MiFID
4 2 (1.98%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.99%) Docker
1 1 (0.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (4.95%) Terraform
2 3 (2.97%) Control-M
2 3 (2.97%) Kubernetes
3 2 (1.98%) BMC PATROL
4 1 (0.99%) Kibana
4 1 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 3 (2.97%) Google
1 3 (2.97%) Microsoft
1 3 (2.97%) Perforce
2 2 (1.98%) Adobe
2 2 (1.98%) Oracle
2 2 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (0.99%) BT
3 1 (0.99%) Databricks
3 1 (0.99%) Red Hat