Period
to 20 February 2018

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 20 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 70 44
Rank change year-on-year -13 -26 +22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 406 444 712
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.78% 4.26% 5.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.46% 7.32% 9.15%
Number of salaries quoted 375 373 627
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £116,500 £115,000 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - +7.69%

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 6,288 6,066 7,784
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 58.51% 58.22% 55.90%
Number of salaries quoted 5,655 5,570 6,924
City of London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £39,500 £36,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £92,500 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £57,500
% 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 20 February 2018.

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 20 February 2018. 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 +8 2 £55,000 -26.67%
C++
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2018, 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 City of London region with a requirement for C++.

1 221 (54.43%) Python
2 220 (54.19%) Java
3 219 (53.94%) Finance
4 147 (36.21%) Linux
5 131 (32.27%) C#
6 119 (29.31%) Degree
7 104 (25.62%) Mathematics
8 100 (24.63%) Multithreading
9 94 (23.15%) Computer Science
10 92 (22.66%) Fintech
11 86 (21.18%) C
11 86 (21.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 84 (20.69%) Front Office
12 84 (20.69%) Banking
13 81 (19.95%) SQL
14 79 (19.46%) OO
15 72 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
16 69 (17.00%) Software Engineering
17 65 (16.01%) Algorithms
18 57 (14.04%) Windows
19 56 (13.79%) Machine Learning
20 54 (13.30%) Low Latency
21 50 (12.32%) Unix
22 47 (11.58%) Physics
23 45 (11.08%) R
24 43 (10.59%) Hedge funds
24 43 (10.59%) Validation
24 43 (10.59%) Equities
25 42 (10.34%) Risk Management
25 42 (10.34%) Investment Banking

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 23 (5.67%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.46%) Ethereum
3 9 (2.22%) nginx
4 7 (1.72%) Apache
5 6 (1.48%) SAS
5 6 (1.48%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.23%) Apache Pig
7 4 (0.99%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (0.99%) Lightstreamer
7 4 (0.99%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.49%) DataSynapse
8 2 (0.49%) Hyperledger
8 2 (0.49%) Luigi
8 2 (0.49%) NServiceBus
9 1 (0.25%) Confluence
9 1 (0.25%) GemFire
9 1 (0.25%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.25%) Mule
9 1 (0.25%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.25%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (1.97%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.23%) SPSS
3 3 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
4 2 (0.49%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 1 (0.25%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.25%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 8 (1.97%) RMDS
2 7 (1.72%) MetaTrader
3 2 (0.49%) Magento
3 2 (0.49%) Payment Gateway
4 1 (0.25%) Distributed Ledger
4 1 (0.25%) Ripple
Cloud Services
1 11 (2.71%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.46%) GitHub
3 9 (2.22%) SaaS
4 7 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
5 3 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.74%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.74%) IaaS
6 2 (0.49%) Amazon Kinesis
6 2 (0.49%) Loggly
6 2 (0.49%) Sumo Logic
7 1 (0.25%) Azure Machine Learning
7 1 (0.25%) Bluemix
7 1 (0.25%) DigitalOcean
7 1 (0.25%) IBM Cloud
7 1 (0.25%) Office 365
7 1 (0.25%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.25%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (1.97%) DVB
1 8 (1.97%) Internet
2 7 (1.72%) Multicast
3 6 (1.48%) TCP/IP
4 4 (0.99%) HbbTV
4 4 (0.99%) Network Security
5 3 (0.74%) FTP
5 3 (0.74%) InfiniBand
5 3 (0.74%) IPFIX
6 2 (0.49%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.49%) Firewall
6 2 (0.49%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.49%) Wireless
6 2 (0.49%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.25%) 3G
7 1 (0.25%) AMQP
7 1 (0.25%) HTTP
7 1 (0.25%) SMS
7 1 (0.25%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.25%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (7.88%) Big Data
2 22 (5.42%) Hadoop
3 20 (4.93%) SQL Server
4 19 (4.68%) Blockchain
5 15 (3.69%) MongoDB
6 13 (3.20%) Relational Database
7 12 (2.96%) Apache Hive
8 11 (2.71%) NoSQL
9 9 (2.22%) KDB
9 9 (2.22%) RDBMS
10 8 (1.97%) MySQL
11 7 (1.72%) Apache Cassandra
12 6 (1.48%) Data Mining
12 6 (1.48%) PostgreSQL
13 5 (1.23%) Redis
14 3 (0.74%) Impala
15 2 (0.49%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 2 (0.49%) Data Lake
15 2 (0.49%) HBase
15 2 (0.49%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 21 (5.17%) Git (software)
2 16 (3.94%) JIRA
3 14 (3.45%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.45%) Selenium
4 12 (2.96%) CMake
5 9 (2.22%) Subversion
6 8 (1.97%) GoogleTest
7 7 (1.72%) Jasmine
7 7 (1.72%) Karma Test Runner
7 7 (1.72%) Maven
7 7 (1.72%) WebDriver
8 5 (1.23%) JUnit
8 5 (1.23%) Visual Studio
9 4 (0.99%) Appium
9 4 (0.99%) Clang
9 4 (0.99%) Gradle
9 4 (0.99%) MSBuild
9 4 (0.99%) NuGet
9 4 (0.99%) Sonatype Nexus
9 4 (0.99%) Vagrant
General
1 219 (53.94%) Finance
2 84 (20.69%) Banking
2 84 (20.69%) Front Office
3 42 (10.34%) Investment Banking
4 25 (6.16%) Advertising
5 23 (5.67%) Financial Institution
6 19 (4.68%) Retail
7 8 (1.97%) Multimedia
8 6 (1.48%) Marketing
9 4 (0.99%) Automotive
10 2 (0.49%) Back Office
10 2 (0.49%) Games
11 1 (0.25%) Electronics
11 1 (0.25%) Law
11 1 (0.25%) Legal
11 1 (0.25%) Local Government
11 1 (0.25%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.25%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 200 (49.26%) Developer
2 107 (26.35%) C++ Developer
3 54 (13.30%) Analyst
4 42 (10.34%) Python Developer
5 36 (8.87%) Software Engineer
6 32 (7.88%) Senior Developer
7 31 (7.64%) Java Developer
8 29 (7.14%) Qualitative Analyst
8 29 (7.14%) Quantitative Analyst
9 27 (6.65%) C# Developer
10 25 (6.16%) Front Office Developer
10 25 (6.16%) Senior C++ Developer
11 22 (5.42%) Graduate
11 22 (5.42%) Quantitative Developer
12 20 (4.93%) Low Latency C++ Developer
13 19 (4.68%) Front Office C++ Developer
14 17 (4.19%) C++/C# Developer
14 17 (4.19%) Data Scientist
14 17 (4.19%) Technical Analyst
15 16 (3.94%) C++ Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 35 (8.62%) .NET
2 30 (7.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 28 (6.90%) STL
4 24 (5.91%) HTML
4 24 (5.91%) React
5 21 (5.17%) Middleware
6 20 (4.93%) Kafka
7 19 (4.68%) Node.js
8 18 (4.43%) AngularJS
9 16 (3.94%) HTML5
10 14 (3.45%) FIX Protocol
11 12 (2.96%) XML
12 11 (2.71%) GraphX
12 11 (2.71%) WPF
13 10 (2.46%) CSS
14 9 (2.22%) Natural Language Processing
14 9 (2.22%) NumPy
14 9 (2.22%) REST
14 9 (2.22%) WebSockets
15 8 (1.97%) D-Bus
Miscellaneous
1 94 (23.15%) Computer Science
2 92 (22.66%) Fintech
3 86 (21.18%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 65 (16.01%) Algorithms
5 43 (10.59%) Equities
5 43 (10.59%) Hedge funds
6 33 (8.13%) Fixed Income
7 24 (5.91%) Data Structures
8 21 (5.17%) Greenfield Project
9 19 (4.68%) Analytical Skills
10 16 (3.94%) Derivative
11 15 (3.69%) Credit Risk
11 15 (3.69%) Market Risk
12 9 (2.22%) Bitcoin
12 9 (2.22%) MPEG
13 8 (1.97%) BBC
13 8 (1.97%) Digital TV
13 8 (1.97%) IPTV
13 8 (1.97%) Media Streaming
13 8 (1.97%) STB
Operating Systems
1 147 (36.21%) Linux
2 57 (14.04%) Windows
3 50 (12.32%) Unix
4 9 (2.22%) Android
5 8 (1.97%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (1.23%) Apple iOS
6 5 (1.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (0.99%) Debian
8 3 (0.74%) VMS
9 1 (0.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.25%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.25%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.25%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 104 (25.62%) Mathematics
2 100 (24.63%) Multithreading
3 79 (19.46%) OO
4 72 (17.73%) Agile Software Development
5 69 (17.00%) Software Engineering
6 56 (13.79%) Machine Learning
7 54 (13.30%) Low Latency
8 47 (11.58%) Physics
9 43 (10.59%) Validation
10 42 (10.34%) Risk Management
11 39 (9.61%) TDD
12 32 (7.88%) OOP
12 32 (7.88%) Test Automation
13 31 (7.64%) Analytics
13 31 (7.64%) Electronic Trading
14 30 (7.39%) Data Science
15 28 (6.90%) Algorithmic Trading
16 27 (6.65%) SDLC
17 26 (6.40%) Financial Modelling
18 24 (5.91%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 221 (54.43%) Python
2 220 (54.19%) Java
3 131 (32.27%) C#
4 86 (21.18%) C
5 81 (19.95%) SQL
6 45 (11.08%) R
7 42 (10.34%) MATLAB
8 41 (10.10%) JavaScript
9 39 (9.61%) Scala
10 33 (8.13%) Shell Script
11 29 (7.14%) Ruby
12 19 (4.68%) Bash Shell
13 18 (4.43%) PHP
14 16 (3.94%) Perl
15 13 (3.20%) T-SQL
16 12 (2.96%) Go
17 8 (1.97%) F#
17 8 (1.97%) VBA
18 7 (1.72%) Groovy
18 7 (1.72%) Lua
Qualifications
1 119 (29.31%) Degree
2 34 (8.37%) PhD
3 16 (3.94%) Computer Science Degree
4 13 (3.20%) Master's Degree
5 10 (2.46%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.74%) ITIL Certification
7 2 (0.49%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.49%) CREST Certified
7 2 (0.49%) OSCE
7 2 (0.49%) OSCP
8 1 (0.25%) CCSAM
8 1 (0.25%) CCSAS
8 1 (0.25%) CHECK Team Leader
8 1 (0.25%) CHECK Team Member
8 1 (0.25%) DV Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) GPEN
8 1 (0.25%) GXPN
8 1 (0.25%) SANS
8 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
8 1 (0.25%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.37%) QA
2 17 (4.19%) MiFID
3 15 (3.69%) Dodd-Frank
3 15 (3.69%) EMIR
4 4 (0.99%) OIPF
5 2 (0.49%) Basel III
6 1 (0.25%) Data Quality
System Software
1 15 (3.69%) Docker
2 6 (1.48%) Apache Flume
3 5 (1.23%) Firmware
4 2 (0.49%) VirtualBox
5 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.25%) LXC
5 1 (0.25%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 7 (1.72%) Hadoop YARN
2 6 (1.48%) Ansible
2 6 (1.48%) Mesos
3 4 (0.99%) Puppet
3 4 (0.99%) systemd
4 3 (0.74%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.74%) Control-M
4 3 (0.74%) Opscode Chef
5 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.49%) Nagios
5 2 (0.49%) Rancher
5 2 (0.49%) Salt
5 2 (0.49%) Terraform
5 2 (0.49%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.25%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.25%) Consul
6 1 (0.25%) MOM
6 1 (0.25%) Nessus
6 1 (0.25%) Nmap
6 1 (0.25%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 12 (2.96%) Microsoft
1 12 (2.96%) Oracle
2 9 (2.22%) Sybase
3 8 (1.97%) Apple
3 8 (1.97%) Arqiva
3 8 (1.97%) BT
3 8 (1.97%) CA
4 7 (1.72%) Reuters
5 5 (1.23%) TIBCO
6 4 (0.99%) Broadcom
6 4 (0.99%) Google
7 3 (0.74%) Caplin
7 3 (0.74%) IBM
7 3 (0.74%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.74%) Remedy
7 3 (0.74%) Solace
7 3 (0.74%) Splunk
8 2 (0.49%) New Relic
8 2 (0.49%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.49%) Zend