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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 2 July 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
2 Jul 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 95 119 99
Rank change year-on-year +24 -20 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 268 138 172
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the City of London 3.32% 2.52% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.54% 4.08% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 164 125 151
10th Percentile £61,250 £46,750 £51,250
25th Percentile £67,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £91,250 £82,500 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +10.61% +13.79% -3.33%
75th Percentile £108,750 £108,250 £120,000
90th Percentile £133,500 £118,750 £142,500
Central London median annual salary £91,250 £80,500 £75,000
% change year-on-year +13.35% +7.33% +1.69%

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 4,098 3,386 3,437
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 50.84% 61.89% 56.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,414 3,113 3,077
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £43,750
25th Percentile £57,500 £56,250 £53,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.14% +3.70%
75th Percentile £96,250 £92,500 £86,250
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.45% +3.57% +7.69%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion 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

3-month moving average salary quoted in 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

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in the City of London over the 6 months to 2 July 2022.

Salary histogram for C++ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 2 July 2022, 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++.

1 213 (79.48%) Java
2 197 (73.51%) Python
3 150 (55.97%) Finance
4 122 (45.52%) C#
5 105 (39.18%) Agile
6 99 (36.94%) Social Skills
7 95 (35.45%) Linux
8 89 (33.21%) DevOps
9 86 (32.09%) JavaScript
10 76 (28.36%) C
11 75 (27.99%) OO
12 67 (25.00%) Software Engineering
13 64 (23.88%) Degree
14 59 (22.01%) Mentoring
15 51 (19.03%) AWS
16 46 (17.16%) Test Automation
17 45 (16.79%) Azure
17 45 (16.79%) Retail
18 44 (16.42%) Relational Database
19 43 (16.04%) Full Stack Development
20 41 (15.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
20 41 (15.30%) Windows
20 41 (15.30%) OOP
21 40 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
22 39 (14.55%) Go
22 39 (14.55%) Algorithms
22 39 (14.55%) SQL
22 39 (14.55%) JIRA
23 38 (14.18%) Microservices
24 37 (13.81%) CI/CD

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 13 (4.85%) Confluence
2 5 (1.87%) SharePoint
3 4 (1.49%) Apache
4 1 (0.37%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (1.87%) Maple
1 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Excel
1 5 (1.87%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 3 (1.12%) MetaTrader
1 3 (1.12%) Summit
2 1 (0.37%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.37%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 51 (19.03%) AWS
2 45 (16.79%) Azure
3 28 (10.45%) GCP
4 24 (8.96%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
5 16 (5.97%) Azure DevOps
6 15 (5.60%) Serverless
7 4 (1.49%) GitHub
7 4 (1.49%) Power Platform
7 4 (1.49%) Salesforce Einstein
8 3 (1.12%) Azure Synapse Analytics
9 2 (0.75%) Azure App Service
9 2 (0.75%) Azure Monitor
9 2 (0.75%) Dynamics 365
9 2 (0.75%) npm
9 2 (0.75%) NuGet
9 2 (0.75%) PowerApps
10 1 (0.37%) Amazon Kinesis
10 1 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
10 1 (0.37%) AWS Lambda
10 1 (0.37%) CloudBees
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.99%) Internet
2 7 (2.61%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.87%) Network Security
4 4 (1.49%) Multicast
5 3 (1.12%) VoIP
6 2 (0.75%) HTTP
6 2 (0.75%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.75%) SMTP
7 1 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
7 1 (0.37%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (16.42%) Relational Database
2 22 (8.21%) NoSQL
3 18 (6.72%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (5.60%) SQL Server
5 14 (5.22%) DynamoDB
5 14 (5.22%) MongoDB
6 6 (2.24%) Hadoop
7 4 (1.49%) Power BI
8 2 (0.75%) Neo4j
8 2 (0.75%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.75%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.75%) Tableau
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.37%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.37%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.37%) KDB
9 1 (0.37%) KNIME
9 1 (0.37%) Presto
Development Applications
1 39 (14.55%) JIRA
2 18 (6.72%) Git (software)
2 18 (6.72%) Jenkins
3 13 (4.85%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 13 (4.85%) SonarQube
4 8 (2.99%) IDA Disassembler
5 4 (1.49%) GitLab
6 3 (1.12%) Selenium
7 2 (0.75%) CMake
7 2 (0.75%) gulp
7 2 (0.75%) Oracle APEX
7 2 (0.75%) Sonatype Nexus
7 2 (0.75%) Subversion
7 2 (0.75%) webpack
8 1 (0.37%) Bitbucket
8 1 (0.37%) Cucumber
8 1 (0.37%) GCC
8 1 (0.37%) JUnit
8 1 (0.37%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (0.37%) TestNG
General
1 150 (55.97%) Finance
2 99 (36.94%) Social Skills
3 45 (16.79%) Retail
4 41 (15.30%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 32 (11.94%) Analytical Skills
6 26 (9.70%) Banking
7 19 (7.09%) Public Sector
8 17 (6.34%) Presentation Skills
9 16 (5.97%) Telecoms
10 15 (5.60%) Electronics
10 15 (5.60%) Manufacturing
10 15 (5.60%) Marketing
11 13 (4.85%) Influencing Skills
12 12 (4.48%) Aerospace
13 8 (2.99%) Advertising
14 6 (2.24%) Front Office
14 6 (2.24%) Investment Banking
15 5 (1.87%) Games
15 5 (1.87%) Police
16 3 (1.12%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 115 (42.91%) Developer
2 54 (20.15%) Software Developer
3 46 (17.16%) Software Engineer
4 31 (11.57%) Salesforce Developer
5 30 (11.19%) C++ Developer
6 23 (8.58%) Technical Leader
7 20 (7.46%) Developer/Software Engineer
7 20 (7.46%) Site Engineer
7 20 (7.46%) Site Reliability Engineer
8 17 (6.34%) Algorithmic Trading Developer
9 16 (5.97%) Lead Software Engineer
10 15 (5.60%) Support Specialist
11 14 (5.22%) Senior Developer
12 13 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
13 10 (3.73%) Python Developer
14 9 (3.36%) Senior C++ Developer
15 8 (2.99%) Security Engineer
15 8 (2.99%) Security Researcher
15 8 (2.99%) Vulnerability Researcher
16 7 (2.61%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (12.69%) React
2 30 (11.19%) Node.js
3 20 (7.46%) .NET
4 19 (7.09%) FIX Protocol
5 17 (6.34%) REST
6 13 (4.85%) OAuth
6 13 (4.85%) OAuth2
6 13 (4.85%) OpenID
7 12 (4.48%) HTML
8 10 (3.73%) AngularJS
9 8 (2.99%) Web Services
9 8 (2.99%) XML
10 6 (2.24%) CSS
11 5 (1.87%) EJB
11 5 (1.87%) JDBC
11 5 (1.87%) JSF
11 5 (1.87%) JSP
11 5 (1.87%) ODBC
11 5 (1.87%) SOAP
11 5 (1.87%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 39 (14.55%) Algorithms
2 30 (11.19%) Cloud Native
3 23 (8.58%) Enterprise Software
4 19 (7.09%) Cyberattack
5 15 (5.60%) Linux Command Line
6 14 (5.22%) Cyber Defence
6 14 (5.22%) Equities
7 13 (4.85%) Data Structures
8 10 (3.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (3.36%) Greenfield Project
9 9 (3.36%) IoT
10 8 (2.99%) Cybercrime
11 7 (2.61%) Exotic Derivative
12 6 (2.24%) Blog
12 6 (2.24%) Market Risk
12 6 (2.24%) Mobile Computing
13 5 (1.87%) Fixed Income
13 5 (1.87%) Self-Motivation
14 3 (1.12%) Cyberthreat
14 3 (1.12%) Derivative
Operating Systems
1 95 (35.45%) Linux
2 41 (15.30%) Windows
3 15 (5.60%) Mac OS
4 14 (5.22%) Android
4 14 (5.22%) Apple iOS
5 4 (1.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (1.12%) Unix
7 1 (0.37%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.37%) CentOS
7 1 (0.37%) Debian
7 1 (0.37%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.37%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 105 (39.18%) Agile
2 89 (33.21%) DevOps
3 75 (27.99%) OO
4 67 (25.00%) Software Engineering
5 59 (22.01%) Mentoring
6 46 (17.16%) Test Automation
7 43 (16.04%) Full Stack Development
8 41 (15.30%) OOP
9 40 (14.93%) Problem-Solving
10 38 (14.18%) Microservices
11 37 (13.81%) CI/CD
12 36 (13.43%) Continuous Integration
13 33 (12.31%) Algorithmic Trading
13 33 (12.31%) Computer Science
13 33 (12.31%) Low Latency
14 29 (10.82%) TDD
15 27 (10.07%) Technical Leadership
16 25 (9.33%) Coaching
17 24 (8.96%) Continuous Delivery
18 21 (7.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 213 (79.48%) Java
2 197 (73.51%) Python
3 122 (45.52%) C#
4 86 (32.09%) JavaScript
5 76 (28.36%) C
6 39 (14.55%) Go
6 39 (14.55%) SQL
7 35 (13.06%) Perl
8 28 (10.45%) PHP
9 26 (9.70%) Scala
10 22 (8.21%) Ruby
11 21 (7.84%) Bash
12 19 (7.09%) MATLAB
12 19 (7.09%) R
13 18 (6.72%) PowerShell
14 12 (4.48%) Rust
15 9 (3.36%) Kotlin
15 9 (3.36%) Objective-C
16 8 (2.99%) Pascal
16 8 (2.99%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (23.88%) Degree
2 31 (11.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (10.82%) Master's Degree
4 13 (4.85%) Security Cleared
5 10 (3.73%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.61%) PhD
7 2 (0.75%) CompTIA Security+
7 2 (0.75%) GCFA
7 2 (0.75%) GCIA
7 2 (0.75%) GCIH
7 2 (0.75%) Network+ Certification
7 2 (0.75%) OSCP
7 2 (0.75%) SSCP
8 1 (0.37%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (9.33%) QA
2 13 (4.85%) GDPR
3 8 (2.99%) MiFID
4 6 (2.24%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (2.24%) EMIR
5 3 (1.12%) NIST
6 1 (0.37%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.37%) ISO 20022
6 1 (0.37%) Solvency II
System Software
1 31 (11.57%) Docker
2 8 (2.99%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (10.82%) Kubernetes
2 20 (7.46%) Terraform
3 11 (4.10%) Ansible
4 1 (0.37%) Puppet
Vendors
1 32 (11.94%) Salesforce.com
2 23 (8.58%) Oracle
3 16 (5.97%) New Relic
4 15 (5.60%) SAP
5 11 (4.10%) Microsoft
6 5 (1.87%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.12%) Databricks
7 3 (1.12%) Google
7 3 (1.12%) ServiceNow
8 2 (0.75%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.75%) Carbon Black
8 2 (0.75%) FIS
8 2 (0.75%) McAfee
8 2 (0.75%) VMware
9 1 (0.37%) Alteryx
9 1 (0.37%) AppDynamics
9 1 (0.37%) SunGard