Period
to 28 September 2021

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 28 September 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
London > Central London
6 months to
28 Sep 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 103 106 103
Rank change year-on-year +3 -3 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 203 109 397
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Central London 2.97% 2.54% 3.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.15% 4.18% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 156 93 324
10th Percentile £48,875 £45,000 £46,250
25th Percentile £57,500 £59,750 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £85,000 £85,000 £75,000
Median % change year-on-year - +13.33% +3.45%
75th Percentile £110,000 £122,500 £113,750
90th Percentile £118,750 £142,500 £150,000
London median annual salary £85,000 £80,000 £75,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%

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 3,943 2,606 7,639
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Central London 57.65% 60.63% 59.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,538 2,291 6,843
10th Percentile £46,250 £45,000 £42,500
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% +3.70% +3.85%
75th Percentile £93,750 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £106,250 £105,000 £95,000
London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% +7.69% +4.00%

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 28 September 2021.

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 28 September 2021. 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 +8 196 £86,250 +0.88% 98
City of Westminster +7 22 - -
Southwark - 4 - -
C++
London

For the 6 months to 28 September 2021, 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++.

1 148 (72.91%) Python
2 141 (69.46%) Java
3 127 (62.56%) C#
4 107 (52.71%) Finance
5 91 (44.83%) Social Skills
6 87 (42.86%) AWS
7 79 (38.92%) Software Engineering
8 72 (35.47%) DevOps
9 66 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
10 64 (31.53%) Azure
11 61 (30.05%) Degree
11 61 (30.05%) JavaScript
12 59 (29.06%) QA
13 58 (28.57%) Kubernetes
14 56 (27.59%) GCP
15 53 (26.11%) Docker
15 53 (26.11%) Microservices
15 53 (26.11%) Test Automation
16 52 (25.62%) Data Protection
16 52 (25.62%) SQL Server
17 51 (25.12%) .NET
17 51 (25.12%) Oracle
17 51 (25.12%) Master's Degree
18 50 (24.63%) Jenkins
19 49 (24.14%) Node.js
19 49 (24.14%) OWASP
19 49 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
20 48 (23.65%) PostgreSQL
20 48 (23.65%) Relational Database
20 48 (23.65%) Event-Driven

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 28 (13.79%) Confluence
2 5 (2.46%) IBM HTTP Server
3 4 (1.97%) Exchange Server 2013
4 1 (0.49%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
Applications
1 11 (5.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (2.96%) 3ds Max
2 6 (2.96%) Maya
2 6 (2.96%) Photoshop
2 6 (2.96%) ZBrush
3 1 (0.49%) Houdini
3 1 (0.49%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.49%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 4 (1.97%) BambooHR
2 1 (0.49%) Salesforce.com CRM
2 1 (0.49%) Summit
2 1 (0.49%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 87 (42.86%) AWS
2 64 (31.53%) Azure
3 56 (27.59%) GCP
4 48 (23.65%) Serverless
5 5 (2.46%) Power Automate
5 5 (2.46%) Power Platform
5 5 (2.46%) PowerApps
6 4 (1.97%) Microsoft 365
7 3 (1.48%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.99%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.99%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.99%) AWS Lambda
8 2 (0.99%) Cloud Computing
8 2 (0.99%) IaaS
8 2 (0.99%) SaaS
9 1 (0.49%) Azure App Service
9 1 (0.49%) DigitalOcean
9 1 (0.49%) Force.com
9 1 (0.49%) Linode
9 1 (0.49%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (0.99%) 3GPP
1 2 (0.99%) 4G
1 2 (0.99%) 5G
1 2 (0.99%) ASN.1
1 2 (0.99%) HTTP
1 2 (0.99%) LTE
2 1 (0.49%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.49%) LAN
2 1 (0.49%) MQTT
2 1 (0.49%) RS-485
2 1 (0.49%) SSL
2 1 (0.49%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (25.62%) SQL Server
2 48 (23.65%) PostgreSQL
2 48 (23.65%) Relational Database
3 46 (22.66%) MongoDB
3 46 (22.66%) NoSQL
4 45 (22.17%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 8 (3.94%) Big Data
6 4 (1.97%) OLAP
6 4 (1.97%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (1.48%) MySQL
8 2 (0.99%) KDB
9 1 (0.49%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.49%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 50 (24.63%) Jenkins
2 49 (24.14%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 45 (22.17%) SonarQube
4 40 (19.70%) JIRA
5 7 (3.45%) Bitbucket
5 7 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 2 (0.99%) Appium
6 2 (0.99%) Cucumber
6 2 (0.99%) Eclipse
6 2 (0.99%) SpecFlow
6 2 (0.99%) Spock
6 2 (0.99%) Visual Studio
7 1 (0.49%) AppScan
7 1 (0.49%) Checkstyle
7 1 (0.49%) CMake
7 1 (0.49%) GitLab
7 1 (0.49%) JUnit
7 1 (0.49%) NUnit
7 1 (0.49%) Oracle APEX
7 1 (0.49%) TestNG
General
1 107 (52.71%) Finance
2 91 (44.83%) Social Skills
3 47 (23.15%) Presentation Skills
4 44 (21.67%) Influencing Skills
5 26 (12.81%) Retail
6 24 (11.82%) Banking
7 23 (11.33%) Games
8 17 (8.37%) Front Office
9 12 (5.91%) Analytical Skills
10 11 (5.42%) Investment Banking
11 8 (3.94%) Advertising
12 6 (2.96%) Telecoms
13 5 (2.46%) Documentation Skills
13 5 (2.46%) Inclusion and Diversity
14 4 (1.97%) Organisational Skills
15 2 (0.99%) Electronics
15 2 (0.99%) Manufacturing
15 2 (0.99%) Marketing
15 2 (0.99%) Public Sector
16 1 (0.49%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 73 (35.96%) Developer
2 53 (26.11%) Technical Leader
3 24 (11.82%) Software Developer
4 20 (9.85%) C++ Developer
5 19 (9.36%) Salesforce Developer
6 13 (6.40%) Analyst
7 10 (4.93%) C# Developer
7 10 (4.93%) Java Developer
7 10 (4.93%) Software Engineer
8 9 (4.43%) Senior Developer
9 8 (3.94%) Configuration Analyst
9 8 (3.94%) Developer/Software Engineer
9 8 (3.94%) Salesforce Software Engineer
9 8 (3.94%) Site Reliability Engineer
10 7 (3.45%) Python Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Architect
11 6 (2.96%) Python Engineer
11 6 (2.96%) Quantitative Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Senior C++ Developer
11 6 (2.96%) Site Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (25.12%) .NET
2 49 (24.14%) Node.js
3 45 (22.17%) OAuth
3 45 (22.17%) OAuth2
3 45 (22.17%) OpenID
4 12 (5.91%) STL
5 11 (5.42%) XML
6 10 (4.93%) React
6 10 (4.93%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 10 (4.93%) Unreal Engine
7 8 (3.94%) HTML
8 7 (3.45%) ASP.NET
9 6 (2.96%) AngularJS
9 6 (2.96%) RESTful
10 5 (2.46%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.46%) CSS
10 5 (2.46%) HTML5
10 5 (2.46%) REST
11 4 (1.97%) Classic ASP
11 4 (1.97%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.85%) Greenfield Project
2 14 (6.90%) Algorithms
3 12 (5.91%) Spread Betting
4 9 (4.43%) Equities
5 8 (3.94%) Data Structures
6 7 (3.45%) Derivative
7 6 (2.96%) 3D Graphics
7 6 (2.96%) Animation
7 6 (2.96%) Cloud Native
7 6 (2.96%) Video\Live Streaming
8 5 (2.46%) Fixed Income
9 3 (1.48%) Credit Risk
9 3 (1.48%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.99%) Blog
10 2 (0.99%) Credit Derivative
10 2 (0.99%) Data Protection Act
10 2 (0.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 2 (0.99%) Mobile Computing
11 1 (0.49%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.49%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 39 (19.21%) Linux
2 24 (11.82%) Unix
3 14 (6.90%) Windows
4 4 (1.97%) Windows 10
4 4 (1.97%) Windows Server
4 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2012
4 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2016
4 4 (1.97%) Windows Server 2019
Processes & Methodologies
1 79 (38.92%) Software Engineering
2 72 (35.47%) DevOps
3 66 (32.51%) Agile Software Development
4 53 (26.11%) Microservices
4 53 (26.11%) Test Automation
5 52 (25.62%) Data Protection
6 49 (24.14%) OWASP
7 48 (23.65%) Event-Driven
7 48 (23.65%) Technical Leadership
8 46 (22.66%) Enterprise Architecture
8 46 (22.66%) Threat Modelling
8 46 (22.66%) UML
9 45 (22.17%) Benchmarking
9 45 (22.17%) Code Coverage
9 45 (22.17%) Identity Management
9 45 (22.17%) Matrix Organization
9 45 (22.17%) OOP
9 45 (22.17%) Process Management
9 45 (22.17%) Strategic Roadmap
9 45 (22.17%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 148 (72.91%) Python
2 141 (69.46%) Java
3 127 (62.56%) C#
4 61 (30.05%) JavaScript
5 37 (18.23%) Scala
5 37 (18.23%) SQL
6 32 (15.76%) R
7 30 (14.78%) C
8 28 (13.79%) Ruby
9 24 (11.82%) Kotlin
9 24 (11.82%) MATLAB
9 24 (11.82%) Perl
10 22 (10.84%) PHP
11 21 (10.34%) Apple Swift
11 21 (10.34%) Dart
11 21 (10.34%) Objective-C
11 21 (10.34%) Pascal
11 21 (10.34%) VB.NET
12 13 (6.40%) Go
13 8 (3.94%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 61 (30.05%) Degree
2 51 (25.12%) Master's Degree
3 6 (2.96%) PhD
4 3 (1.48%) CREST Certified
4 3 (1.48%) OSCP
5 1 (0.49%) CEH
5 1 (0.49%) CISA
5 1 (0.49%) CISSP
5 1 (0.49%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (0.49%) EC-Council LPT
5 1 (0.49%) ECSA
5 1 (0.49%) SANS
5 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (29.06%) QA
2 45 (22.17%) GDPR
3 5 (2.46%) Solvency II
4 4 (1.97%) PCI DSS
5 3 (1.48%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.49%) HIPAA
6 1 (0.49%) ISO 15022
6 1 (0.49%) ISO/IEC 27001
6 1 (0.49%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 53 (26.11%) Docker
2 4 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.99%) Firmware
4 1 (0.49%) Xen
Systems Management
1 58 (28.57%) Kubernetes
2 7 (3.45%) Terraform
3 5 (2.46%) Ansible
4 4 (1.97%) Packer
5 2 (0.99%) Consul
5 2 (0.99%) Nagios
5 2 (0.99%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.49%) HP Fortify
6 1 (0.49%) Nessus
6 1 (0.49%) Puppet
6 1 (0.49%) Salt
6 1 (0.49%) WebInspect
Vendors
1 51 (25.12%) Oracle
2 30 (14.78%) Salesforce.com
3 20 (9.85%) Microsoft
4 4 (1.97%) Adobe
4 4 (1.97%) IBM
5 3 (1.48%) Google
6 2 (0.99%) SAP
6 2 (0.99%) VMware
7 1 (0.49%) Demandware
7 1 (0.49%) FIS
7 1 (0.49%) ION Trading
7 1 (0.49%) Murex
7 1 (0.49%) Qualys
7 1 (0.49%) SunGard
7 1 (0.49%) TIBCO