Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of 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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 59 45
Rank change year-on-year -6 -14 +14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 434 527 869
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.23% 4.54% 5.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.44% 7.79% 9.29%
Number of salaries quoted 376 469 756
City of London median annual salary £72,500 £75,000 £73,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.33% +1.69% +13.46%
10th Percentile £32,750 £41,450 £35,000
90th Percentile £114,375 £120,000 £112,500
Central London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £70,000

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 the City of London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
City of London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 5837 6763 9358
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.86% 58.21% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 5352 6244 8250
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £58,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% +0.87% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the City of London.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the City of London

C++
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in the City of London.

Salary trend for C++ in the City of London

C++
Salary Histogram in the City of London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the City of London over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the City of London

C++
Job Locations in the City of London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the City of London region over the 6 months to 21 November 2017. 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
London Bridge +11 1 £55,000 -26.67%
C++
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the City of London region with a requirement for C++.

1 267 (61.52%) Java
2 246 (56.68%) Python
3 238 (54.84%) Finance
4 155 (35.71%) Linux
5 139 (32.03%) Degree
6 129 (29.72%) C#
7 100 (23.04%) Software Engineering
8 99 (22.81%) SQL
9 98 (22.58%) Windows
10 93 (21.43%) Mathematics
11 92 (21.20%) Fintech
12 89 (20.51%) Algorithms
13 88 (20.28%) Computer Science
14 86 (19.82%) Multithreading
15 85 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
16 80 (18.43%) Front Office
16 80 (18.43%) C
17 79 (18.20%) Scala
18 72 (16.59%) OO
19 67 (15.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 66 (15.21%) Unix
21 59 (13.59%) JavaScript
22 53 (12.21%) Banking
23 51 (11.75%) Machine Learning
24 44 (10.14%) Electronic Trading
25 43 (9.91%) Analytics
26 42 (9.68%) Low Latency
26 42 (9.68%) .NET
27 40 (9.22%) Shell Script
27 40 (9.22%) TDD

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the City of 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 29 (6.68%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.76%) Tomcat
3 10 (2.30%) WebLogic
4 8 (1.84%) JBoss
4 8 (1.84%) WebSphere
5 7 (1.61%) SAS
6 6 (1.38%) Ethereum
6 6 (1.38%) OpenStack
7 5 (1.15%) Hyperledger
8 4 (0.92%) Apache Pig
9 2 (0.46%) Apache
9 2 (0.46%) IIS
9 2 (0.46%) Lightstreamer
10 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
10 1 (0.23%) Cloud Foundry
10 1 (0.23%) DataSynapse
10 1 (0.23%) GemFire
10 1 (0.23%) Jupyter
10 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 7 (1.61%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.15%) SPSS
3 1 (0.23%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.23%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 18 (4.15%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.46%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.23%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.23%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 20 (4.61%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.61%) Cloud Computing
4 6 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.38%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.15%) GitHub
6 4 (0.92%) IaaS
6 4 (0.92%) SaaS
7 3 (0.69%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.69%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.69%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (0.69%) Google Play
7 3 (0.69%) iTunes
7 3 (0.69%) Loggly
7 3 (0.69%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.46%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.23%) Heroku
9 1 (0.23%) Office 365
9 1 (0.23%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.53%) Internet
2 8 (1.84%) DVB
3 7 (1.61%) Firewall
4 5 (1.15%) TCP/IP
5 4 (0.92%) HbbTV
5 4 (0.92%) Network Security
6 3 (0.69%) InfiniBand
6 3 (0.69%) IPFIX
7 2 (0.46%) LDAP
7 2 (0.46%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) DNS
8 1 (0.23%) HTTP
8 1 (0.23%) Modbus
8 1 (0.23%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
8 1 (0.23%) SMS
8 1 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
8 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.23%) X.509
8 1 (0.23%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 35 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 29 (6.68%) Hadoop
3 28 (6.45%) Big Data
4 25 (5.76%) Relational Database
5 15 (3.46%) NoSQL
5 15 (3.46%) RDBMS
6 13 (3.00%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.00%) MySQL
7 12 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.76%) Blockchain
8 11 (2.53%) Redis
9 10 (2.30%) KDB
10 8 (1.84%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.84%) PostgreSQL
11 7 (1.61%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.69%) HBase
13 2 (0.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 2 (0.46%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.46%) DB2
13 2 (0.46%) Neo4j
Development Applications
1 21 (4.84%) Visual Studio
2 18 (4.15%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.69%) GoogleTest
4 15 (3.46%) Git (software)
5 14 (3.23%) CMake
6 13 (3.00%) Selenium
7 12 (2.76%) JIRA
8 8 (1.84%) Subversion
9 7 (1.61%) Maven
10 6 (1.38%) Jasmine
10 6 (1.38%) Karma Test Runner
10 6 (1.38%) MSBuild
10 6 (1.38%) NuGet
10 6 (1.38%) WebDriver
11 5 (1.15%) Clang
12 4 (0.92%) Android Studio
12 4 (0.92%) Appium
12 4 (0.92%) GCC
12 4 (0.92%) JUnit
12 4 (0.92%) Vagrant
General
1 238 (54.84%) Finance
2 80 (18.43%) Front Office
3 53 (12.21%) Banking
4 25 (5.76%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.15%) Advertising
6 14 (3.23%) Legal
6 14 (3.23%) Retail
7 10 (2.30%) Financial Institution
7 10 (2.30%) Games
8 8 (1.84%) Back Office
8 8 (1.84%) Multimedia
9 4 (0.92%) Marketing
10 2 (0.46%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.23%) Automotive
11 1 (0.23%) Billing
11 1 (0.23%) Electronics
11 1 (0.23%) Law
11 1 (0.23%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.23%) Publishing
11 1 (0.23%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 194 (44.70%) Developer
2 122 (28.11%) C++ Developer
3 54 (12.44%) Software Engineer
4 44 (10.14%) Analyst
5 42 (9.68%) Graduate
6 35 (8.06%) Python Developer
7 31 (7.14%) C++ Software Engineer
8 27 (6.22%) Java Developer
9 24 (5.53%) C# Developer
10 23 (5.30%) Quantitative Developer
11 22 (5.07%) Qualitative Analyst
11 22 (5.07%) Quantitative Analyst
11 22 (5.07%) Senior Developer
12 20 (4.61%) C++/C# Developer
12 20 (4.61%) Senior Software Engineer
12 20 (4.61%) Software Developer
12 20 (4.61%) Support Engineer
13 19 (4.38%) Graduate Support Engineer
14 18 (4.15%) Front Office Developer
15 17 (3.92%) Python Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (9.68%) .NET
2 36 (8.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 35 (8.06%) HTML
4 25 (5.76%) CSS
5 19 (4.38%) React
6 18 (4.15%) Kafka
6 18 (4.15%) STL
7 16 (3.69%) Node.js
8 13 (3.00%) Middleware
9 12 (2.76%) .NET Framework
9 12 (2.76%) Spring
9 12 (2.76%) XML
10 11 (2.53%) JMS
10 11 (2.53%) OpenGL
11 10 (2.30%) GraphX
11 10 (2.30%) HTML5
11 10 (2.30%) J2EE
11 10 (2.30%) Qt
12 9 (2.07%) AngularJS
12 9 (2.07%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 92 (21.20%) Fintech
2 89 (20.51%) Algorithms
3 88 (20.28%) Computer Science
4 67 (15.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 36 (8.29%) Fixed Income
6 32 (7.37%) Hedge funds
7 29 (6.68%) Equities
8 28 (6.45%) Data Structures
9 26 (5.99%) Analytical Skills
10 15 (3.46%) Greenfield Project
11 12 (2.76%) Derivative
12 11 (2.53%) Credit Risk
12 11 (2.53%) Market Risk
13 9 (2.07%) BBC
14 8 (1.84%) Digital TV
14 8 (1.84%) IPTV
14 8 (1.84%) Media Streaming
14 8 (1.84%) MPEG
14 8 (1.84%) STB
15 7 (1.61%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 155 (35.71%) Linux
2 98 (22.58%) Windows
3 66 (15.21%) Unix
4 16 (3.69%) Android
5 14 (3.23%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.84%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.38%) Debian
7 6 (1.38%) Mac OS X
8 5 (1.15%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.69%) CoreOS
10 1 (0.23%) CentOS
10 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.23%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2008
10 1 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (23.04%) Software Engineering
2 93 (21.43%) Mathematics
3 86 (19.82%) Multithreading
4 85 (19.59%) Agile Software Development
5 72 (16.59%) OO
6 51 (11.75%) Machine Learning
7 44 (10.14%) Electronic Trading
8 43 (9.91%) Analytics
9 42 (9.68%) Low Latency
10 40 (9.22%) Physics
10 40 (9.22%) TDD
11 39 (8.99%) Open Source
12 31 (7.14%) SDLC
13 30 (6.91%) Algorithmic Trading
14 29 (6.68%) Test Automation
15 28 (6.45%) Risk Management
16 26 (5.99%) Validation
17 25 (5.76%) Multithreaded Programming
18 24 (5.53%) DevOps
19 21 (4.84%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 267 (61.52%) Java
2 246 (56.68%) Python
3 129 (29.72%) C#
4 99 (22.81%) SQL
5 80 (18.43%) C
6 79 (18.20%) Scala
7 59 (13.59%) JavaScript
8 40 (9.22%) Shell Script
9 38 (8.76%) R
10 34 (7.83%) MATLAB
11 23 (5.30%) Ruby
12 18 (4.15%) PHP
13 17 (3.92%) Bash Shell
13 17 (3.92%) Perl
13 17 (3.92%) T-SQL
14 15 (3.46%) Objective-C
15 14 (3.23%) Go
16 8 (1.84%) Lua
17 7 (1.61%) Erlang
17 7 (1.61%) F#
Qualifications
1 139 (32.03%) Degree
2 28 (6.45%) PhD
3 15 (3.46%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (3.00%) Master's Degree
5 12 (2.76%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.61%) PMI Certification
7 5 (1.15%) CISM
8 4 (0.92%) CREST Certified
8 4 (0.92%) OSCE
8 4 (0.92%) OSCP
8 4 (0.92%) SANS
9 3 (0.69%) CEH
9 3 (0.69%) CHECK Team Leader
9 3 (0.69%) CISA
9 3 (0.69%) CISSP
9 3 (0.69%) GPEN
9 3 (0.69%) GXPN
10 2 (0.46%) CRISC
10 2 (0.46%) GIAC
10 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.06%) QA
2 11 (2.53%) MiFID
3 9 (2.07%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (2.07%) EMIR
4 4 (0.92%) OIPF
5 2 (0.46%) Basel III
5 2 (0.46%) COBIT
5 2 (0.46%) Data Quality
System Software
1 16 (3.69%) Docker
2 6 (1.38%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.15%) Active Directory
4 4 (0.92%) VirtualBox
5 3 (0.69%) VMware Infrastructure
5 3 (0.69%) Xen
6 2 (0.46%) Firmware
6 2 (0.46%) Varnish
7 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.23%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (2.30%) Ansible
1 10 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.07%) Puppet
3 7 (1.61%) Hadoop YARN
3 7 (1.61%) Mesos
4 5 (1.15%) Terraform
5 4 (0.92%) Kubernetes
5 4 (0.92%) Nagios
5 4 (0.92%) Rancher
5 4 (0.92%) Salt
5 4 (0.92%) systemd
6 3 (0.69%) Nessus
6 3 (0.69%) Nmap
6 3 (0.69%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.23%) Business Desktop Deployment
7 1 (0.23%) Control-M
7 1 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.23%) MOM
7 1 (0.23%) rkt
7 1 (0.23%) WMI
Vendors
1 21 (4.84%) Oracle
2 18 (4.15%) Microsoft
3 14 (3.23%) IBM
4 10 (2.30%) Apple
4 10 (2.30%) Google
5 9 (2.07%) BT
5 9 (2.07%) CA
6 8 (1.84%) Arqiva
7 7 (1.61%) Sybase
8 6 (1.38%) TIBCO
9 5 (1.15%) Splunk
10 4 (0.92%) Broadcom
10 4 (0.92%) SaltStack
10 4 (0.92%) VMware
11 3 (0.69%) Caplin
11 3 (0.69%) Dynatrace
11 3 (0.69%) New Relic
11 3 (0.69%) Rackspace
11 3 (0.69%) Tableau
12 2 (0.46%) Salesforce.com