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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
London / City of London
Rank 56 57 72
Rank change year-on-year +1 +15  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 217 322 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.28% 4.55% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.57% 8.23% 7.61%
Number of salaries quoted 184 291 348
Median salary £67,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +7.69%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,500 £42,000
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2867 3912 5060
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.50% 55.32% 49.74%
Number of salaries quoted 2606 3495 4448
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the City of London

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 March 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++.

1 220 (51.16%) Finance
2 187 (43.49%) Java
2 187 (43.49%) Python
3 172 (40.00%) Linux
4 147 (34.19%) C#
5 120 (27.91%) Mathematics
6 113 (26.28%) Degree
7 109 (25.35%) Multithreading
8 101 (23.49%) Low Latency
9 98 (22.79%) Windows
10 96 (22.33%) Front Office
11 92 (21.40%) Banking
11 92 (21.40%) Computer Science
12 91 (21.16%) Unix
13 85 (19.77%) C
14 72 (16.74%) SQL
15 70 (16.28%) OO
16 67 (15.58%) Physics
17 59 (13.72%) Software Engineering
18 58 (13.49%) SDLC
19 54 (12.56%) Hedge funds
20 52 (12.09%) JavaScript
21 50 (11.63%) STL
22 49 (11.40%) .NET
23 46 (10.70%) Algorithms
23 46 (10.70%) Fintech
24 43 (10.00%) Derivative
25 39 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
25 39 (9.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 39 (9.07%) High-Frequency Trading

C++
Top Related 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 15 (3.49%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.63%) IPython
3 5 (1.16%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.70%) Apache
4 3 (0.70%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.70%) CMS
4 3 (0.70%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.70%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.47%) Confluence
5 2 (0.47%) JBoss
5 2 (0.47%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.23%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (0.93%) GNU Octave
2 3 (0.70%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Gephi
3 1 (0.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 3 (0.70%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.47%) Eze OMS
2 2 (0.47%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.47%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.79%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.33%) GitHub
3 4 (0.93%) iTunes
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.23%) FinancialForce.com
5 1 (0.23%) Force.com
5 1 (0.23%) G Suite
5 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.56%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.47%) Firewall
2 2 (0.47%) HTTP
2 2 (0.47%) Network Security
2 2 (0.47%) Wireless
2 2 (0.47%) Wireless Security
3 1 (0.23%) 3G
3 1 (0.23%) 4G
3 1 (0.23%) GSM
3 1 (0.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.23%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.23%) SSL
3 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (6.05%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.19%) Big Data
3 15 (3.49%) Hadoop
3 15 (3.49%) KDB
4 13 (3.02%) NoSQL
5 11 (2.56%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.33%) Relational Database
7 7 (1.63%) Redis
8 6 (1.40%) Apache Hive
8 6 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
8 6 (1.40%) MongoDB
8 6 (1.40%) RDBMS
9 5 (1.16%) Impala
9 5 (1.16%) MySQL
9 5 (1.16%) Tick Data
10 4 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 4 (0.93%) Data Mining
11 3 (0.70%) MarkLogic
11 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 2 (0.47%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 15 (3.49%) Subversion
1 15 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.02%) Jenkins
3 9 (2.09%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.63%) Maven
5 5 (1.16%) Mockito
5 5 (1.16%) Travis CI
6 4 (0.93%) Android Studio
6 4 (0.93%) Jasmine
6 4 (0.93%) JIRA
6 4 (0.93%) JSUnit
6 4 (0.93%) JUnit
6 4 (0.93%) Selenium
6 4 (0.93%) Team Foundation Server
6 4 (0.93%) Xcode
7 3 (0.70%) FishEye
7 3 (0.70%) GCC
7 3 (0.70%) Liquibase
7 3 (0.70%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.47%) Bundler
General
1 220 (51.16%) Finance
2 96 (22.33%) Front Office
3 92 (21.40%) Banking
4 30 (6.98%) Investment Banking
5 13 (3.02%) Games
6 11 (2.56%) Back Office
7 9 (2.09%) Advertising
8 8 (1.86%) Retail
9 7 (1.63%) Telecoms
10 6 (1.40%) Financial Institution
10 6 (1.40%) Legal
10 6 (1.40%) Publishing
11 3 (0.70%) Automotive
11 3 (0.70%) German Language
11 3 (0.70%) Marketing
12 2 (0.47%) Electronics
12 2 (0.47%) French Language
13 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 289 (67.21%) Developer
2 167 (38.84%) C++ Developer
3 49 (11.40%) Quantitative Developer
4 46 (10.70%) C# Developer
5 44 (10.23%) Java Developer
6 41 (9.53%) Python Developer
7 31 (7.21%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 30 (6.98%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 29 (6.74%) Software Engineer
10 26 (6.05%) C++/Java Developer
10 26 (6.05%) Junior
10 26 (6.05%) Senior Developer
11 23 (5.35%) C++/C# Developer
12 22 (5.12%) Analyst
12 22 (5.12%) Graduate
12 22 (5.12%) Software Developer
13 19 (4.42%) C++ Software Developer
14 18 (4.19%) Qualitative Analyst
14 18 (4.19%) Quantitative Analyst
15 17 (3.95%) C# Quant Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.63%) STL
2 49 (11.40%) .NET
3 36 (8.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 30 (6.98%) HTML
5 21 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
5 21 (4.88%) HTML5
6 15 (3.49%) NumPy
7 14 (3.26%) WPF
8 13 (3.02%) Pandas
9 12 (2.79%) AngularJS
9 12 (2.79%) CSS
9 12 (2.79%) SciPy
10 8 (1.86%) OpenGL
10 8 (1.86%) XML
11 7 (1.63%) Node.js
11 7 (1.63%) Qt
11 7 (1.63%) Spring
12 6 (1.40%) CSS3
12 6 (1.40%) Middleware
13 5 (1.16%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 92 (21.40%) Computer Science
2 54 (12.56%) Hedge funds
3 46 (10.70%) Algorithms
3 46 (10.70%) Fintech
4 43 (10.00%) Derivative
5 39 (9.07%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 35 (8.14%) Equities
7 28 (6.51%) Market Risk
8 24 (5.58%) Analytical Skills
9 22 (5.12%) Fixed Income
10 15 (3.49%) Credit Risk
11 11 (2.56%) Grid Computing
12 9 (2.09%) Equity Derivative
13 7 (1.63%) Data Structures
13 7 (1.63%) Interest Rate Derivative
13 7 (1.63%) Swaptions
14 5 (1.16%) Credit Derivative
14 5 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
15 4 (0.93%) CUDA
15 4 (0.93%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 172 (40.00%) Linux
2 98 (22.79%) Windows
3 91 (21.16%) Unix
4 14 (3.26%) Android
5 6 (1.40%) Apple iOS
6 4 (0.93%) CentOS
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2008
6 4 (0.93%) Windows Server 2012
7 3 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 2 (0.47%) Solaris
9 1 (0.23%) Debian
9 1 (0.23%) Fedora
9 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
9 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
9 1 (0.23%) NetWare
9 1 (0.23%) SUSE
9 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (27.91%) Mathematics
2 109 (25.35%) Multithreading
3 101 (23.49%) Low Latency
4 70 (16.28%) OO
5 67 (15.58%) Physics
6 59 (13.72%) Software Engineering
7 58 (13.49%) SDLC
8 39 (9.07%) Agile Software Development
8 39 (9.07%) High-Frequency Trading
9 37 (8.60%) Risk Management
10 35 (8.14%) Analytics
11 33 (7.67%) Ultra-Low Latency
12 31 (7.21%) Open Source
13 29 (6.74%) Multithreaded Programming
14 28 (6.51%) Functional Programming
15 25 (5.81%) OOP
16 23 (5.35%) Algorithmic Trading
17 22 (5.12%) DevOps
17 22 (5.12%) Market Making
18 20 (4.65%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 187 (43.49%) Java
1 187 (43.49%) Python
2 147 (34.19%) C#
3 85 (19.77%) C
4 72 (16.74%) SQL
5 52 (12.09%) JavaScript
6 33 (7.67%) Scala
7 21 (4.88%) Perl
8 19 (4.42%) Ruby
9 14 (3.26%) MATLAB
9 14 (3.26%) R
10 12 (2.79%) Bash Shell
10 12 (2.79%) Shell Script
11 10 (2.33%) PHP
12 9 (2.09%) Objective-C
13 7 (1.63%) VBA
14 5 (1.16%) Assembly Language
14 5 (1.16%) F#
14 5 (1.16%) PowerShell
14 5 (1.16%) VB
Qualifications
1 113 (26.28%) Degree
2 30 (6.98%) PhD
3 4 (0.93%) CREST Certified
3 4 (0.93%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.93%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.70%) CEH
4 3 (0.70%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (0.70%) CISA
4 3 (0.70%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.70%) CISSP
4 3 (0.70%) OSCP
5 2 (0.47%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) CCNA
6 1 (0.23%) CISM
6 1 (0.23%) CRISC
6 1 (0.23%) GIAC
6 1 (0.23%) MCP
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.23%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.33%) MiFID
1 10 (2.33%) QA
2 9 (2.09%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (2.09%) EMIR
3 2 (0.47%) GDPR
3 2 (0.47%) JTAG
4 1 (0.23%) Basel III
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) GCP
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.93%) Firmware
1 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.47%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.47%) Docker
2 2 (0.47%) KVM
2 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (0.23%) Shibboleth
3 1 (0.23%) vSphere
3 1 (0.23%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 15 (3.49%) Puppet
2 12 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.63%) Ansible
4 4 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.47%) Nessus
6 1 (0.23%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.23%) Marathon
6 1 (0.23%) Mesos
6 1 (0.23%) Nagios
6 1 (0.23%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.23%) Nmap
6 1 (0.23%) Salt
6 1 (0.23%) SCCM
6 1 (0.23%) Simpana
Vendors
1 17 (3.95%) Oracle
2 9 (2.09%) Red Hat
3 8 (1.86%) Microsoft
4 4 (0.93%) Cognos
4 4 (0.93%) HP
4 4 (0.93%) New Relic
4 4 (0.93%) VMware
5 3 (0.70%) Cisco
5 3 (0.70%) Google
5 3 (0.70%) IBM
5 3 (0.70%) Northgate
5 3 (0.70%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.47%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.47%) Charles River
6 2 (0.47%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (0.47%) Informatica
6 2 (0.47%) Solace
7 1 (0.23%) Facebook
7 1 (0.23%) Marketo
7 1 (0.23%) Veracode
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum + benefits and bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Improbable
Salary: From £85,000 to £105,000 per annum Pension
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £120k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 50,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £53,000, subsidised gym membership, Cycle2Work scheme, company h
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
JM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 13 hours ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + Bens - Equity
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + plus very strong benefits
Posted: 2 days ago