Period
to 20 February 2019

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 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Feb 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 60 84 71
Rank change year-on-year +24 -13 -26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 478 406 444
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.61% 3.78% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.35% 6.46% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 441 375 373
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £75,000 £75,000
10th Percentile £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £117,500 £116,500 £115,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £72,500 £70,000
% change year-on-year - +3.57% -

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 6,506 6,289 6,066
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.68% 58.52% 58.22%
Number of salaries quoted 5,883 5,656 5,570
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,250 £39,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £96,250 £95,000 £92,500
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +8.33% - +4.35%

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 2019.

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 2019. 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 +1 1 £57,500 +4.55%
C++
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 February 2019, 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++.

1 266 (55.65%) Java
2 247 (51.67%) Python
3 228 (47.70%) Finance
4 165 (34.52%) C#
5 138 (28.87%) Linux
6 108 (22.59%) Mathematics
7 100 (20.92%) SQL
8 99 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
9 92 (19.25%) JavaScript
10 87 (18.20%) Banking
11 82 (17.15%) Software Engineering
12 81 (16.95%) Degree
13 70 (14.64%) Computer Science
13 70 (14.64%) Front Office
14 65 (13.60%) Algorithms
15 63 (13.18%) Low Latency
16 62 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
17 57 (11.92%) Git (software)
17 57 (11.92%) Unix
18 56 (11.72%) Fintech
19 55 (11.51%) Oracle
20 54 (11.30%) Docker
21 53 (11.09%) OO
22 52 (10.88%) C
23 50 (10.46%) Machine Learning
23 50 (10.46%) DevOps
24 44 (9.21%) Analytics
25 43 (9.00%) .NET
25 43 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
26 42 (8.79%) SQL Server

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 25 (5.23%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.18%) Tomcat
3 18 (3.77%) Apache
4 16 (3.35%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (0.84%) CMS
5 4 (0.84%) SAS
5 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
5 4 (0.84%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.84%) WordPress
6 3 (0.63%) Drupal
6 3 (0.63%) Ethereum
6 3 (0.63%) Hyperledger
6 3 (0.63%) JBoss
7 2 (0.42%) EPiServer
7 2 (0.42%) IIS
7 2 (0.42%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.21%) concrete5
8 1 (0.21%) Confluence
8 1 (0.21%) IPython
8 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
Applications
1 11 (2.30%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.05%) Spreadsheet
3 4 (0.84%) Maple
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Suite
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 3 (0.63%) Distributed Ledger
1 3 (0.63%) R3 Corda
2 2 (0.42%) Endur
2 2 (0.42%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.21%) Magento
3 1 (0.21%) PlanetPress Connect
3 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 62 (12.97%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (2.93%) Google Cloud Platform
3 13 (2.72%) GitHub
4 11 (2.30%) Microsoft Azure
5 10 (2.09%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (2.09%) Cloud Computing
6 9 (1.88%) Amazon CloudWatch
6 9 (1.88%) NuGet
7 5 (1.05%) Amazon EC2
7 5 (1.05%) AWS CodePipeline
8 4 (0.84%) SaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Asana
9 1 (0.21%) Datadog
9 1 (0.21%) Google Play
9 1 (0.21%) PaaS
9 1 (0.21%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 13 (2.72%) RTMP
2 5 (1.05%) Network Security
3 4 (0.84%) DNS
3 4 (0.84%) SAN
4 3 (0.63%) Internet
5 2 (0.42%) HTTP
6 1 (0.21%) Firewall
6 1 (0.21%) Multicast
6 1 (0.21%) TCP/IP
6 1 (0.21%) Wireless
6 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (8.79%) SQL Server
2 32 (6.69%) Big Data
3 24 (5.02%) Apache Cassandra
4 20 (4.18%) MySQL
5 19 (3.97%) MongoDB
6 17 (3.56%) Relational Database
7 14 (2.93%) Hadoop
8 13 (2.72%) Blockchain
9 12 (2.51%) PostgreSQL
10 9 (1.88%) InfluxDB
10 9 (1.88%) Redis
11 6 (1.26%) RDBMS
12 5 (1.05%) Data Warehouse
12 5 (1.05%) NoSQL
13 4 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
13 4 (0.84%) HBase
14 3 (0.63%) KDB
15 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.21%) Apache Hive
16 1 (0.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 57 (11.92%) Git (software)
2 32 (6.69%) Jenkins
3 15 (3.14%) JIRA
3 15 (3.14%) Subversion
4 14 (2.93%) RSpec
5 13 (2.72%) git-flow
6 11 (2.30%) Selenium
6 11 (2.30%) TeamCity
7 9 (1.88%) Octopus Deploy
7 9 (1.88%) Sonatype Nexus
7 9 (1.88%) Team Foundation Server
8 8 (1.67%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 8 (1.67%) Maven
9 7 (1.46%) Gradle
10 5 (1.05%) Vagrant
11 4 (0.84%) Checkstyle
11 4 (0.84%) Cucumber
11 4 (0.84%) GitLab
12 3 (0.63%) Eclipse
13 2 (0.42%) Hudson
General
1 228 (47.70%) Finance
2 87 (18.20%) Banking
3 70 (14.64%) Front Office
4 23 (4.81%) Games
5 20 (4.18%) Advertising
6 13 (2.72%) Investment Banking
7 10 (2.09%) German Language
8 8 (1.67%) French Language
9 5 (1.05%) Publishing
10 3 (0.63%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.42%) Legal
11 2 (0.42%) Marketing
12 1 (0.21%) Back Office
12 1 (0.21%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 269 (56.28%) Developer
2 132 (27.62%) C++ Developer
3 62 (12.97%) Senior Developer
4 57 (11.92%) Java Developer
5 44 (9.21%) Analyst
6 38 (7.95%) Software Engineer
7 31 (6.49%) DevOps Engineer
8 28 (5.86%) Quantitative Developer
9 27 (5.65%) Qualitative Analyst
9 27 (5.65%) Quantitative Analyst
10 26 (5.44%) Front Office Developer
10 26 (5.44%) Low Latency C++ Developer
11 23 (4.81%) Senior C++ Developer
12 21 (4.39%) Java Engineer
13 20 (4.18%) Python Developer
13 20 (4.18%) Python Engineer
14 19 (3.97%) AWS Engineer
14 19 (3.97%) C++/Java Developer
14 19 (3.97%) Senior Analyst
15 18 (3.77%) Low Latency Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (9.00%) .NET
2 35 (7.32%) Node.js
3 34 (7.11%) HTML
4 29 (6.07%) AngularJS
5 27 (5.65%) CSS
5 27 (5.65%) Spring
6 26 (5.44%) Kafka
7 23 (4.81%) React
7 23 (4.81%) TensorFlow
8 22 (4.60%) Elastic Stack
9 21 (4.39%) STL
10 18 (3.77%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 15 (3.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 15 (3.14%) OpenGL
11 15 (3.14%) WebSockets
12 13 (2.72%) FFmpeg
12 13 (2.72%) OpenCV
13 12 (2.51%) JNI
13 12 (2.51%) RESTful
14 11 (2.30%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 65 (13.60%) Algorithms
2 56 (11.72%) Fintech
3 43 (9.00%) Analytical Skills
4 40 (8.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 38 (7.95%) Derivative
5 38 (7.95%) Hedge funds
6 37 (7.74%) Data Structures
7 28 (5.86%) Market Risk
8 27 (5.65%) Equities
9 24 (5.02%) Greenfield Project
10 22 (4.60%) Exotic Derivative
11 21 (4.39%) Fixed Income
12 19 (3.97%) Data Centre
13 18 (3.77%) Credit Risk
14 14 (2.93%) Self-Motivation
15 13 (2.72%) Public Cloud
16 11 (2.30%) Mobile Games
17 10 (2.09%) Equity Derivative
18 8 (1.67%) Grid Computing
18 8 (1.67%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 138 (28.87%) Linux
2 57 (11.92%) Unix
3 27 (5.65%) Windows
4 10 (2.09%) Ubuntu
4 10 (2.09%) Windows Server
5 9 (1.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 8 (1.67%) Amazon Linux
6 8 (1.67%) Apple iOS
7 7 (1.46%) Android
8 4 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (0.21%) CentOS
9 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.21%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 108 (22.59%) Mathematics
2 99 (20.71%) Agile Software Development
3 82 (17.15%) Software Engineering
4 70 (14.64%) Computer Science
5 63 (13.18%) Low Latency
6 53 (11.09%) OO
7 50 (10.46%) DevOps
7 50 (10.46%) Machine Learning
8 44 (9.21%) Analytics
9 40 (8.37%) Multithreading
10 36 (7.53%) Continuous Integration
10 36 (7.53%) Test Automation
11 34 (7.11%) SDLC
12 32 (6.69%) Artificial Intelligence
12 32 (6.69%) Open Source
12 32 (6.69%) TDD
13 30 (6.28%) Risk Management
14 29 (6.07%) Data Science
14 29 (6.07%) Physics
14 29 (6.07%) Problem-Solving
Programming Languages
1 266 (55.65%) Java
2 247 (51.67%) Python
3 165 (34.52%) C#
4 100 (20.92%) SQL
5 92 (19.25%) JavaScript
6 52 (10.88%) C
7 39 (8.16%) Haskell
8 36 (7.53%) Ruby
9 33 (6.90%) Go
9 33 (6.90%) Perl
10 32 (6.69%) R
10 32 (6.69%) Scala
11 28 (5.86%) Bash Shell
11 28 (5.86%) Objective-C
12 23 (4.81%) MATLAB
13 22 (4.60%) Java 8
14 21 (4.39%) PL/SQL
15 15 (3.14%) PowerShell
15 15 (3.14%) VBA
16 13 (2.72%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 81 (16.95%) Degree
2 32 (6.69%) PhD
3 18 (3.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (3.77%) Master's Degree
4 15 (3.14%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.67%) SC Cleared
6 5 (1.05%) CISSP
7 3 (0.63%) DV Cleared
8 2 (0.42%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (0.42%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.42%) OSCP
8 2 (0.42%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.21%) CFA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (3.14%) Dodd-Frank
1 15 (3.14%) EMIR
1 15 (3.14%) MiFID
2 12 (2.51%) QA
3 3 (0.63%) Solvency II
4 1 (0.21%) GDPR
System Software
1 54 (11.30%) Docker
2 12 (2.51%) Virtual Machines
3 7 (1.46%) Varnish
4 2 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.21%) etcd
5 1 (0.21%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 33 (6.90%) Ansible
2 28 (5.86%) Opscode Chef
3 24 (5.02%) Puppet
4 16 (3.35%) Kubernetes
5 14 (2.93%) Consul
5 14 (2.93%) Mesos
5 14 (2.93%) Packer
5 14 (2.93%) Prometheus
6 13 (2.72%) Icinga
7 12 (2.51%) Salt
8 10 (2.09%) Grafana
8 10 (2.09%) Kibana
9 9 (1.88%) logstash
10 3 (0.63%) Terraform
11 1 (0.21%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.21%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 55 (11.51%) Oracle
2 17 (3.56%) Sybase
3 13 (2.72%) Facebook
3 13 (2.72%) Google
4 12 (2.51%) BT
4 12 (2.51%) Twitter
5 10 (2.09%) Microsoft
6 8 (1.67%) Avaloq
6 8 (1.67%) TOWER Software
7 6 (1.26%) Reuters
8 5 (1.05%) Solace
9 4 (0.84%) Bloomberg
9 4 (0.84%) IBM
9 4 (0.84%) Perforce
9 4 (0.84%) Red Hat
10 3 (0.63%) ConsenSys
10 3 (0.63%) Rackspace
10 3 (0.63%) Sawtooth Software
11 2 (0.42%) Adobe
11 2 (0.42%) Splunk