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

C++
London / City of London
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 65 43
Rank change year-on-year -1 -22  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 211 278 509
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.05% 4.38% 4.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.18% 7.63% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 183 248 447
Median salary £72,500 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.40% +3.84%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £95,000
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 2939 3645 5384
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.46% 57.42% 51.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2639 3339 4771
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 £79,600 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 23 June 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++.

1 245 (57.65%) Finance
2 231 (54.35%) Java
3 229 (53.88%) Python
4 170 (40.00%) Linux
5 126 (29.65%) C#
6 121 (28.47%) Degree
7 110 (25.88%) Mathematics
8 98 (23.06%) Windows
9 97 (22.82%) Front Office
10 90 (21.18%) Banking
11 89 (20.94%) SQL
12 82 (19.29%) Unix
12 82 (19.29%) Computer Science
13 81 (19.06%) Fintech
14 77 (18.12%) Software Engineering
15 76 (17.88%) C
16 73 (17.18%) OO
17 72 (16.94%) JavaScript
17 72 (16.94%) Low Latency
18 66 (15.53%) Multithreading
19 65 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
20 58 (13.65%) SDLC
21 57 (13.41%) Algorithms
21 57 (13.41%) Physics
22 56 (13.18%) .NET
23 53 (12.47%) Scala
24 45 (10.59%) HTML
25 44 (10.35%) Open Source
26 39 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
27 38 (8.94%) Analytics

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 11 (2.59%) Apache Spark
2 10 (2.35%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.12%) WebLogic
3 9 (2.12%) WebSphere
4 8 (1.88%) JBoss
5 3 (0.71%) Apache
5 3 (0.71%) IPython
6 2 (0.47%) Apache Solr
6 2 (0.47%) IIS
6 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.24%) Alfresco
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Qpid
7 1 (0.24%) Confluence
7 1 (0.24%) DataSynapse
7 1 (0.24%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.24%) Ethereum
7 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
7 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
7 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.24%) SAS
Applications
1 6 (1.41%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.24%) SPSS
3 1 (0.24%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 6 (1.41%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.24%) Capstone
2 1 (0.24%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
2 1 (0.24%) Magento
2 1 (0.24%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 22 (5.18%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.29%) iTunes
3 8 (1.88%) Google Play
4 2 (0.47%) GitHub
4 2 (0.47%) 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%) Google Cloud Platform
5 1 (0.24%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.18%) HTTP
2 4 (0.94%) TCP/IP
3 3 (0.71%) Internet
3 3 (0.71%) Multicast
4 2 (0.47%) Firewall
5 1 (0.24%) NetScaler
5 1 (0.24%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (8.00%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.24%) Relational Database
3 11 (2.59%) KDB
4 10 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
4 10 (2.35%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.12%) Big Data
6 7 (1.65%) MongoDB
6 7 (1.65%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.65%) Redis
7 6 (1.41%) MySQL
7 6 (1.41%) Tick Data
8 5 (1.18%) NoSQL
9 4 (0.94%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
10 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 2 (0.47%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
11 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 24 (5.65%) Visual Studio
2 16 (3.76%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.29%) Android Studio
3 14 (3.29%) Xcode
4 10 (2.35%) Jenkins
5 8 (1.88%) Mercurial
6 7 (1.65%) Subversion
7 5 (1.18%) GoogleTest
7 5 (1.18%) JUnit
8 3 (0.71%) JIRA
9 2 (0.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 2 (0.47%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.47%) git-flow
9 2 (0.47%) Maven
9 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
10 1 (0.24%) AppScan
10 1 (0.24%) Bower
10 1 (0.24%) Burp Suite
10 1 (0.24%) Clang
10 1 (0.24%) CMake
General
1 245 (57.65%) Finance
2 97 (22.82%) Front Office
3 90 (21.18%) Banking
4 32 (7.53%) Investment Banking
5 23 (5.41%) Legal
6 19 (4.47%) Retail
7 16 (3.76%) Games
8 11 (2.59%) Financial Institution
9 10 (2.35%) Publishing
10 9 (2.12%) Advertising
11 7 (1.65%) Back Office
11 7 (1.65%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.47%) Automotive
13 2 (0.47%) Billing
13 2 (0.47%) German Language
13 2 (0.47%) Marketing
14 1 (0.24%) French Language
14 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 232 (54.59%) Developer
2 121 (28.47%) C++ Developer
3 44 (10.35%) Graduate
4 42 (9.88%) Software Engineer
5 36 (8.47%) Python Developer
6 35 (8.24%) Support Engineer
7 34 (8.00%) C# Developer
8 32 (7.53%) Graduate Support Engineer
8 32 (7.53%) Java Developer
9 30 (7.06%) Software Developer
10 29 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
11 28 (6.59%) Low Latency C++ Developer
12 27 (6.35%) Front Office Developer
12 27 (6.35%) Junior
13 26 (6.12%) Senior Software Engineer
14 24 (5.65%) Analyst
15 22 (5.18%) C++ Software Developer
16 19 (4.47%) Junior Developer
17 17 (4.00%) C++/C# Developer
17 17 (4.00%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (13.18%) .NET
2 45 (10.59%) HTML
3 32 (7.53%) STL
4 30 (7.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 26 (6.12%) CSS
6 16 (3.76%) XML
7 14 (3.29%) HTML5
7 14 (3.29%) iOS SDK
7 14 (3.29%) OpenGL
8 13 (3.06%) Spring
9 12 (2.82%) AngularJS
10 11 (2.59%) React
11 10 (2.35%) .NET Framework
11 10 (2.35%) FIX Protocol
11 10 (2.35%) Node.js
12 9 (2.12%) XSLT
13 8 (1.88%) ASP.NET
13 8 (1.88%) JMS
13 8 (1.88%) OpenCL
13 8 (1.88%) OpenGL ES
Miscellaneous
1 82 (19.29%) Computer Science
2 81 (19.06%) Fintech
3 57 (13.41%) Algorithms
4 34 (8.00%) Derivative
5 32 (7.53%) Analytical Skills
6 28 (6.59%) Hedge funds
7 27 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 22 (5.18%) Equities
9 21 (4.94%) Fixed Income
10 20 (4.71%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (3.29%) Market Risk
12 11 (2.59%) Data Structures
13 10 (2.35%) Equity Derivative
14 9 (2.12%) Credit Risk
14 9 (2.12%) CUDA
14 9 (2.12%) Grid Computing
15 8 (1.88%) Swaptions
16 5 (1.18%) Exotic Derivative
16 5 (1.18%) PMI
17 4 (0.94%) Credit Derivative
Operating Systems
1 170 (40.00%) Linux
2 98 (23.06%) Windows
3 82 (19.29%) Unix
4 21 (4.94%) Android
4 21 (4.94%) Apple iOS
5 4 (0.94%) Mac OS X
6 2 (0.47%) CentOS
6 2 (0.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (0.47%) Solaris
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2008
6 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (0.24%) Debian
7 1 (0.24%) Fedora
7 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
7 1 (0.24%) HPUX
7 1 (0.24%) NetWare
7 1 (0.24%) SUSE
7 1 (0.24%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.24%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (25.88%) Mathematics
2 77 (18.12%) Software Engineering
3 73 (17.18%) OO
4 72 (16.94%) Low Latency
5 66 (15.53%) Multithreading
6 65 (15.29%) Agile Software Development
7 58 (13.65%) SDLC
8 57 (13.41%) Physics
9 44 (10.35%) Open Source
10 39 (9.18%) Business Intelligence
11 38 (8.94%) Analytics
12 37 (8.71%) Electronic Trading
13 35 (8.24%) Risk Management
14 31 (7.29%) OOD
15 26 (6.12%) Continuous Integration
15 26 (6.12%) Functional Programming
15 26 (6.12%) Machine Learning
16 22 (5.18%) Ultra-Low Latency
17 21 (4.94%) High-Frequency Trading
17 21 (4.94%) Multithreaded Programming
Programming Languages
1 231 (54.35%) Java
2 229 (53.88%) Python
3 126 (29.65%) C#
4 89 (20.94%) SQL
5 76 (17.88%) C
6 72 (16.94%) JavaScript
7 53 (12.47%) Scala
8 34 (8.00%) Shell Script
9 21 (4.94%) Objective-C
10 18 (4.24%) Perl
11 17 (4.00%) Apple Swift
12 15 (3.53%) Ruby
13 11 (2.59%) PHP
14 10 (2.35%) R
15 9 (2.12%) F#
15 9 (2.12%) MATLAB
16 6 (1.41%) Go
16 6 (1.41%) Haskell
16 6 (1.41%) VB
16 6 (1.41%) VBA
Qualifications
1 121 (28.47%) Degree
2 30 (7.06%) Computer Science Degree
3 27 (6.35%) PhD
4 16 (3.76%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (1.88%) Master's Degree
6 5 (1.18%) PMI Certification
7 3 (0.71%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.47%) CCNA
8 2 (0.47%) CEH
8 2 (0.47%) CISA
8 2 (0.47%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.47%) CISM
8 2 (0.47%) CISSP
8 2 (0.47%) MCP
8 2 (0.47%) MCSE
9 1 (0.24%) GIAC
9 1 (0.24%) HND
9 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
9 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
9 1 (0.24%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.06%) QA
2 9 (2.12%) MiFID
3 6 (1.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (1.41%) EMIR
4 1 (0.24%) Basel III
4 1 (0.24%) GCP
4 1 (0.24%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.18%) Docker
2 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
3 2 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
3 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
3 2 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
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 10 (2.35%) Puppet
2 7 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.41%) Ansible
4 3 (0.71%) Control-M
5 2 (0.47%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.47%) Mesos
5 2 (0.47%) Nessus
5 2 (0.47%) SCCM
6 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.24%) EMC VPLEX
6 1 (0.24%) Kubernetes
6 1 (0.24%) Marathon
6 1 (0.24%) Nagios
6 1 (0.24%) NetIQ Identity Manager
6 1 (0.24%) Salt
6 1 (0.24%) Simpana
6 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 32 (7.53%) Oracle
2 13 (3.06%) Microsoft
3 10 (2.35%) Google
4 9 (2.12%) IBM
5 5 (1.18%) Sybase
6 4 (0.94%) Facebook
7 3 (0.71%) Murex
7 3 (0.71%) Twitter
8 2 (0.47%) HP
8 2 (0.47%) New Relic
8 2 (0.47%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.47%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.47%) Solace
8 2 (0.47%) Tableau
8 2 (0.47%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.47%) VMware
9 1 (0.24%) Atlassian
9 1 (0.24%) ION Trading
9 1 (0.24%) Marketo
9 1 (0.24%) Veracode
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Deerfoot IT Resources Ltd
Salary: £70000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + 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: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £65000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £80,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 19 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus, Pens, Health etc
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £90000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £100k to £130k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + plus package
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £150000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + shares
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £120k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago