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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
London / City of London
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 57 59
Rank change year-on-year -8 +2  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 205 299 433
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.92% 4.53% 4.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.84% 7.95% 8.40%
Number of salaries quoted 191 276 377
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £110,000 £97,500 £90,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2997 3759 5153
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 57.37% 56.95% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 2690 3457 4568
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 May 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 May 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++.

1 228 (54.42%) Finance
2 216 (51.55%) Java
3 211 (50.36%) Python
4 170 (40.57%) Linux
5 129 (30.79%) C#
6 119 (28.40%) Degree
7 107 (25.54%) Mathematics
8 98 (23.39%) Windows
9 97 (23.15%) Front Office
10 95 (22.67%) Banking
11 88 (21.00%) SQL
12 83 (19.81%) Low Latency
13 82 (19.57%) Computer Science
14 80 (19.09%) C
15 78 (18.62%) Multithreading
16 75 (17.90%) Unix
17 73 (17.42%) Fintech
18 69 (16.47%) OO
19 64 (15.27%) Physics
20 61 (14.56%) JavaScript
21 58 (13.84%) SDLC
22 56 (13.37%) Software Engineering
23 53 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
24 50 (11.93%) .NET
25 44 (10.50%) Algorithms
26 41 (9.79%) Risk Management
27 37 (8.83%) Derivative
28 36 (8.59%) HTML
29 35 (8.35%) STL
29 35 (8.35%) Open Source

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 10 (2.39%) Apache Spark
2 6 (1.43%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.19%) WebLogic
3 5 (1.19%) WebSphere
4 4 (0.95%) JBoss
5 3 (0.72%) Apache
5 3 (0.72%) IPython
6 2 (0.48%) IIS
6 2 (0.48%) SAS
6 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
7 1 (0.24%) Confluence
7 1 (0.24%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
Applications
1 5 (1.19%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.24%) SPSS
3 1 (0.24%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 3 (0.72%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.24%) Capstone
2 1 (0.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.24%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.49%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (2.86%) iTunes
3 6 (1.43%) Google Play
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.24%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.24%) Force.com
5 1 (0.24%) G Suite
5 1 (0.24%) GitHub
5 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.91%) TCP/IP
2 5 (1.19%) HTTP
3 3 (0.72%) Multicast
4 2 (0.48%) Firewall
4 2 (0.48%) Internet
5 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.24%) Network Security
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless
5 1 (0.24%) Wireless Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (7.16%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.34%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.10%) KDB
4 11 (2.63%) Big Data
5 9 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
5 9 (2.15%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.15%) Redis
6 8 (1.91%) MongoDB
6 8 (1.91%) MySQL
7 7 (1.67%) RDBMS
8 6 (1.43%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.19%) Tick Data
10 4 (0.95%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.95%) MarkLogic
11 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.72%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.48%) BusinessObjects
12 2 (0.48%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.48%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 17 (4.06%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.82%) Git (software)
3 12 (2.86%) Android Studio
3 12 (2.86%) Xcode
4 11 (2.63%) Jenkins
4 11 (2.63%) Subversion
5 6 (1.43%) Mercurial
6 4 (0.95%) JUnit
7 3 (0.72%) GoogleTest
7 3 (0.72%) JIRA
7 3 (0.72%) Maven
8 2 (0.48%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.48%) Eclipse
8 2 (0.48%) git-flow
8 2 (0.48%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.24%) Ant
9 1 (0.24%) AppScan
9 1 (0.24%) Paros
9 1 (0.24%) Visual Studio Team System
9 1 (0.24%) WebScarab
General
1 228 (54.42%) Finance
2 97 (23.15%) Front Office
3 95 (22.67%) Banking
4 34 (8.11%) Investment Banking
5 17 (4.06%) Retail
6 14 (3.34%) Games
6 14 (3.34%) Legal
7 12 (2.86%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.39%) Advertising
8 10 (2.39%) Publishing
9 8 (1.91%) Back Office
10 5 (1.19%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.72%) German Language
11 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.48%) Automotive
12 2 (0.48%) Billing
12 2 (0.48%) French Language
12 2 (0.48%) Marketing
13 1 (0.24%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.24%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 252 (60.14%) Developer
2 138 (32.94%) C++ Developer
3 39 (9.31%) Python Developer
4 38 (9.07%) Graduate
5 37 (8.83%) Java Developer
6 36 (8.59%) C# Developer
7 30 (7.16%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 30 (7.16%) Software Developer
8 29 (6.92%) Support Engineer
9 28 (6.68%) Quantitative Developer
10 27 (6.44%) Software Engineer
11 26 (6.21%) Graduate Support Engineer
11 26 (6.21%) Junior
12 24 (5.73%) Analyst
12 24 (5.73%) Front Office Developer
13 22 (5.25%) C++ Software Developer
14 21 (5.01%) C++/C# Developer
15 20 (4.77%) C++/Java Developer
15 20 (4.77%) Senior Developer
16 19 (4.53%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.93%) .NET
2 36 (8.59%) HTML
3 35 (8.35%) STL
4 30 (7.16%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 16 (3.82%) CSS
5 16 (3.82%) FIX Protocol
5 16 (3.82%) XML
6 15 (3.58%) HTML5
7 14 (3.34%) AngularJS
8 12 (2.86%) iOS SDK
8 12 (2.86%) Node.js
8 12 (2.86%) OpenGL
9 11 (2.63%) Spring
10 9 (2.15%) React
11 8 (1.91%) WPF
12 7 (1.67%) XSLT
13 6 (1.43%) .NET Framework
13 6 (1.43%) ASP.NET
13 6 (1.43%) NumPy
13 6 (1.43%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.57%) Computer Science
2 73 (17.42%) Fintech
3 44 (10.50%) Algorithms
4 37 (8.83%) Derivative
5 34 (8.11%) Hedge funds
6 30 (7.16%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 27 (6.44%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (5.97%) Greenfield Project
9 23 (5.49%) Equities
10 22 (5.25%) Fixed Income
11 20 (4.77%) Market Risk
12 11 (2.63%) Credit Risk
13 10 (2.39%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (2.15%) Data Structures
14 9 (2.15%) Grid Computing
15 8 (1.91%) Swaptions
16 6 (1.43%) CUDA
17 5 (1.19%) Credit Derivative
18 4 (0.95%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 4 (0.95%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 170 (40.57%) Linux
2 98 (23.39%) Windows
3 75 (17.90%) Unix
4 16 (3.82%) Android
4 16 (3.82%) Apple iOS
5 3 (0.72%) Windows Server
5 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (0.72%) Windows Server 2012
6 2 (0.48%) CentOS
6 2 (0.48%) Solaris
7 1 (0.24%) Debian
7 1 (0.24%) Fedora
7 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.24%) HPUX
7 1 (0.24%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.24%) NetWare
7 1 (0.24%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.24%) SUSE
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 107 (25.54%) Mathematics
2 83 (19.81%) Low Latency
3 78 (18.62%) Multithreading
4 69 (16.47%) OO
5 64 (15.27%) Physics
6 58 (13.84%) SDLC
7 56 (13.37%) Software Engineering
8 53 (12.65%) Agile Software Development
9 41 (9.79%) Risk Management
10 35 (8.35%) Open Source
11 31 (7.40%) Analytics
11 31 (7.40%) Electronic Trading
12 30 (7.16%) Functional Programming
13 28 (6.68%) Business Intelligence
13 28 (6.68%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 25 (5.97%) High-Frequency Trading
15 24 (5.73%) OOD
16 23 (5.49%) Continuous Integration
16 23 (5.49%) OOP
17 22 (5.25%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 216 (51.55%) Java
2 211 (50.36%) Python
3 129 (30.79%) C#
4 88 (21.00%) SQL
5 80 (19.09%) C
6 61 (14.56%) JavaScript
7 34 (8.11%) Scala
8 30 (7.16%) Shell Script
9 21 (5.01%) Perl
10 16 (3.82%) Objective-C
11 15 (3.58%) Apple Swift
11 15 (3.58%) Ruby
12 13 (3.10%) PHP
13 11 (2.63%) MATLAB
13 11 (2.63%) R
14 6 (1.43%) Bash Shell
14 6 (1.43%) F#
14 6 (1.43%) VB
14 6 (1.43%) VBA
15 5 (1.19%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 119 (28.40%) Degree
2 27 (6.44%) PhD
3 3 (0.72%) CEH
3 3 (0.72%) CISA
3 3 (0.72%) CISSP
4 2 (0.48%) CCNA
4 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
4 2 (0.48%) CISM
4 2 (0.48%) MCP
4 2 (0.48%) MCSE
4 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.48%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.48%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) CHECK Team Leader
5 1 (0.24%) CRISC
5 1 (0.24%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.24%) HND
5 1 (0.24%) OSCP
5 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.24%) Tigerscheme
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.58%) QA
2 10 (2.39%) MiFID
3 7 (1.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 7 (1.67%) EMIR
4 1 (0.24%) Basel III
4 1 (0.24%) GCP
4 1 (0.24%) GDPR
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.95%) Docker
2 3 (0.72%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.48%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.48%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Virtual Server
4 1 (0.24%) Shibboleth
4 1 (0.24%) Varnish
4 1 (0.24%) vSphere
4 1 (0.24%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 12 (2.86%) Puppet
2 8 (1.91%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.43%) Ansible
4 3 (0.72%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.48%) Control-M
5 2 (0.48%) Nessus
5 2 (0.48%) SCCM
6 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.24%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.24%) Marathon
6 1 (0.24%) Mesos
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Salt
6 1 (0.24%) Simpana
Vendors
1 27 (6.44%) Oracle
2 9 (2.15%) Microsoft
3 8 (1.91%) Google
4 5 (1.19%) IBM
5 4 (0.95%) Facebook
5 4 (0.95%) Sybase
5 4 (0.95%) Twitter
6 3 (0.72%) HP
6 3 (0.72%) Murex
6 3 (0.72%) New Relic
6 3 (0.72%) Red Hat
7 2 (0.48%) Informatica
7 2 (0.48%) Solace
7 2 (0.48%) Tableau
7 2 (0.48%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.48%) VMware
8 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
8 1 (0.24%) Marketo
8 1 (0.24%) Teradata
8 1 (0.24%) Veracode
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 18 hours ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Impressive Package!
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Salary
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Amicus Recruitment Limited
Salary: £55000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + Bens - Equity
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £80000 per annum + Bens - Pension, Health
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Training on new technologies
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + shares
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 50,000
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £50,000 to £130,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + 10% pension + extensive benefits and perfor
Posted: 4 days ago