Period
to 22 April 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 22 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
22 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 94 71 53
Rank change year-on-year -23 -18 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 372 430 685
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.44% 4.15% 4.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.75% 7.30% 8.95%
Number of salaries quoted 349 370 619
City of London median annual salary £80,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.34% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £45,000 £32,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £120,000 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +7.14% - +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 6,467 5,894 7,654
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 59.80% 56.89% 55.64%
Number of salaries quoted 5,779 5,376 6,887
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 £40,000 £36,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year - +9.09% -

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 22 April 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 22 April 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 +9 2 £55,000 -
C++
Central London

For the 6 months to 22 April 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++.

1 207 (55.65%) Python
2 202 (54.30%) Finance
3 191 (51.34%) Java
4 156 (41.94%) Linux
5 110 (29.57%) C#
6 97 (26.08%) Mathematics
7 91 (24.46%) C
8 90 (24.19%) Degree
9 84 (22.58%) Computer Science
10 83 (22.31%) Multithreading
11 82 (22.04%) Front Office
11 82 (22.04%) Banking
12 79 (21.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 78 (20.97%) OO
14 71 (19.09%) SQL
14 71 (19.09%) Fintech
15 62 (16.67%) Low Latency
16 58 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
17 56 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
18 53 (14.25%) Algorithms
18 53 (14.25%) JavaScript
18 53 (14.25%) Machine Learning
19 49 (13.17%) Unix
20 48 (12.90%) Software Engineering
21 46 (12.37%) Equities
22 42 (11.29%) Windows
23 39 (10.48%) OOP
24 37 (9.95%) Validation
24 37 (9.95%) R
24 37 (9.95%) Physics

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 21 (5.65%) Apache Spark
2 16 (4.30%) Ethereum
3 11 (2.96%) Apache
4 9 (2.42%) nginx
5 6 (1.61%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.34%) SAS
7 4 (1.08%) Apache Pig
7 4 (1.08%) Confluence
7 4 (1.08%) Elasticsearch
7 4 (1.08%) Lightstreamer
7 4 (1.08%) WebLogic
8 2 (0.54%) Luigi
8 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.27%) CICS
9 1 (0.27%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.27%) Jupyter
9 1 (0.27%) Mule
9 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 13 (3.49%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.81%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.81%) SPSS
3 2 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.27%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 9 (2.42%) RMDS
2 4 (1.08%) MetaTrader
3 2 (0.54%) Magento
3 2 (0.54%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.15%) Amazon AWS
1 8 (2.15%) GitHub
1 8 (2.15%) SaaS
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.81%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.54%) Google Cloud Platform
4 2 (0.54%) IaaS
4 2 (0.54%) Loggly
4 2 (0.54%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.27%) Bluemix
5 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
5 1 (0.27%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.69%) Multicast
2 8 (2.15%) DVB
3 5 (1.34%) Internet
4 4 (1.08%) HbbTV
4 4 (1.08%) Network Security
5 3 (0.81%) FTP
5 3 (0.81%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.54%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.54%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.54%) Wireless
6 2 (0.54%) ZigBee
7 1 (0.27%) 3G
7 1 (0.27%) AMQP
7 1 (0.27%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) HTTP
7 1 (0.27%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (6.45%) Big Data
2 20 (5.38%) Blockchain
3 15 (4.03%) MongoDB
3 15 (4.03%) Relational Database
4 14 (3.76%) SQL Server
5 13 (3.49%) Hadoop
6 11 (2.96%) Apache Hive
7 10 (2.69%) MySQL
8 9 (2.42%) NoSQL
9 7 (1.88%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (1.61%) DB2
10 6 (1.61%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.34%) KDB
11 5 (1.34%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.81%) Data Lake
12 3 (0.81%) Data Mining
12 3 (0.81%) Impala
13 2 (0.54%) Apache Zeppelin
13 2 (0.54%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.54%) MarkLogic
Development Applications
1 32 (8.60%) Git (software)
2 19 (5.11%) JIRA
3 9 (2.42%) Subversion
4 8 (2.15%) Jenkins
5 7 (1.88%) CMake
5 7 (1.88%) Selenium
6 6 (1.61%) Visual Studio
7 4 (1.08%) Jasmine
7 4 (1.08%) Karma Test Runner
7 4 (1.08%) Maven
7 4 (1.08%) Sonatype Nexus
7 4 (1.08%) WebDriver
8 3 (0.81%) Clang
8 3 (0.81%) ClearCase
8 3 (0.81%) JUnit
8 3 (0.81%) NUnit
8 3 (0.81%) Vagrant
9 2 (0.54%) Eclipse
9 2 (0.54%) Gradle
9 2 (0.54%) Grunt
General
1 202 (54.30%) Finance
2 82 (22.04%) Banking
2 82 (22.04%) Front Office
3 33 (8.87%) Investment Banking
4 24 (6.45%) Financial Institution
5 22 (5.91%) Advertising
6 10 (2.69%) Retail
7 8 (2.15%) Multimedia
8 4 (1.08%) Law
9 3 (0.81%) Automotive
9 3 (0.81%) Games
9 3 (0.81%) Legal
10 2 (0.54%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Electronics
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
11 1 (0.27%) Mandarin Language
11 1 (0.27%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 211 (56.72%) Developer
2 106 (28.49%) C++ Developer
3 49 (13.17%) Analyst
4 41 (11.02%) Python Developer
5 31 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 27 (7.26%) C# Developer
6 27 (7.26%) Senior Developer
7 26 (6.99%) Low Latency C++ Developer
8 25 (6.72%) Front Office Developer
9 23 (6.18%) Qualitative Analyst
9 23 (6.18%) Quantitative Analyst
10 21 (5.65%) Software Engineer
11 20 (5.38%) Front Office C++ Developer
11 20 (5.38%) Senior C++ Developer
12 19 (5.11%) Technical Analyst
13 18 (4.84%) Quantitative Developer
14 16 (4.30%) Software Developer
15 15 (4.03%) C++ Quantitative Developer
16 13 (3.49%) Data Scientist
17 12 (3.23%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (8.87%) .NET
2 28 (7.53%) STL
3 25 (6.72%) AngularJS
4 22 (5.91%) HTML
4 22 (5.91%) React
5 21 (5.65%) Kafka
6 20 (5.38%) HTML5
7 18 (4.84%) FIX Protocol
8 16 (4.30%) Middleware
9 15 (4.03%) Node.js
10 13 (3.49%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 12 (3.23%) WPF
12 11 (2.96%) WebSockets
13 9 (2.42%) Natural Language Processing
13 9 (2.42%) OpenGL
13 9 (2.42%) Protocol Buffers
13 9 (2.42%) REST
14 8 (2.15%) D-Bus
14 8 (2.15%) GStreamer
14 8 (2.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 84 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 79 (21.24%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 71 (19.09%) Fintech
4 53 (14.25%) Algorithms
5 46 (12.37%) Equities
6 32 (8.60%) Hedge funds
7 31 (8.33%) Fixed Income
8 28 (7.53%) Greenfield Project
9 26 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
10 18 (4.84%) Derivative
11 17 (4.57%) Data Structures
12 13 (3.49%) Credit Risk
12 13 (3.49%) Market Risk
13 10 (2.69%) Bitcoin
14 9 (2.42%) MPEG
15 8 (2.15%) BBC
15 8 (2.15%) Digital TV
15 8 (2.15%) IPTV
15 8 (2.15%) Media Streaming
15 8 (2.15%) STB
Operating Systems
1 156 (41.94%) Linux
2 49 (13.17%) Unix
3 42 (11.29%) Windows
4 8 (2.15%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (1.34%) Android
6 4 (1.08%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (0.81%) VMS
8 1 (0.27%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.27%) CentOS
8 1 (0.27%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 97 (26.08%) Mathematics
2 83 (22.31%) Multithreading
3 78 (20.97%) OO
4 62 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 58 (15.59%) Agile Software Development
6 56 (15.05%) Problem-Solving
7 53 (14.25%) Machine Learning
8 48 (12.90%) Software Engineering
9 39 (10.48%) OOP
10 37 (9.95%) Physics
10 37 (9.95%) Validation
11 35 (9.41%) Risk Management
12 31 (8.33%) SDLC
13 29 (7.80%) TDD
14 27 (7.26%) Analytics
14 27 (7.26%) Cryptocurrency
15 26 (6.99%) DevOps
15 26 (6.99%) Electronic Trading
16 25 (6.72%) Algorithmic Trading
17 24 (6.45%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 207 (55.65%) Python
2 191 (51.34%) Java
3 110 (29.57%) C#
4 91 (24.46%) C
5 71 (19.09%) SQL
6 53 (14.25%) JavaScript
7 37 (9.95%) R
8 34 (9.14%) MATLAB
8 34 (9.14%) Ruby
9 28 (7.53%) Shell Script
10 23 (6.18%) Scala
11 21 (5.65%) Perl
12 19 (5.11%) Bash Shell
13 12 (3.23%) PHP
13 12 (3.23%) VBA
14 10 (2.69%) Go
15 9 (2.42%) Lingo
15 9 (2.42%) Rust
16 7 (1.88%) Elixir
16 7 (1.88%) Solidity
Qualifications
1 90 (24.19%) Degree
2 34 (9.14%) PhD
3 26 (6.99%) Computer Science Degree
4 15 (4.03%) Master's Degree
5 9 (2.42%) Numerate Degree
6 3 (0.81%) ITIL Certification
7 1 (0.27%) CEH
7 1 (0.27%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.27%) CISSP
7 1 (0.27%) CREST Certified
7 1 (0.27%) ISEB
7 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.27%) OSCE
7 1 (0.27%) OSCP
7 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
7 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.57%) Dodd-Frank
1 17 (4.57%) EMIR
1 17 (4.57%) MiFID
1 17 (4.57%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) OIPF
System Software
1 13 (3.49%) Docker
2 5 (1.34%) Firmware
3 4 (1.08%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.27%) ACF2
4 1 (0.27%) LXC
4 1 (0.27%) RACF
Systems Management
1 6 (1.61%) Ansible
2 5 (1.34%) Hadoop YARN
2 5 (1.34%) Puppet
3 4 (1.08%) Mesos
3 4 (1.08%) Opscode Chef
3 4 (1.08%) systemd
4 3 (0.81%) BladeLogic
4 3 (0.81%) Control-M
5 2 (0.54%) Kubernetes
5 2 (0.54%) Nagios
5 2 (0.54%) Prometheus
5 2 (0.54%) Terraform
5 2 (0.54%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.27%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.27%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (4.03%) Microsoft
2 14 (3.76%) Sybase
3 12 (3.23%) Reuters
4 10 (2.69%) Oracle
5 8 (2.15%) Apple
5 8 (2.15%) Arqiva
5 8 (2.15%) BT
5 8 (2.15%) CA
6 4 (1.08%) Broadcom
7 3 (0.81%) Google
7 3 (0.81%) IBM
7 3 (0.81%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.81%) Remedy
8 2 (0.54%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.54%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.54%) HP
8 2 (0.54%) New Relic
8 2 (0.54%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.54%) Yardi