Period
to 21 October 2017

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

C++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 68 65 48
Rank change year-on-year -3 -17 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 415 525 902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.18% 4.40% 4.98%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.37% 7.59% 9.19%
Number of salaries quoted 363 469 784
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £72,500 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.45% +3.57% +7.69%
10th Percentile £30,750 £41,250 £37,325
90th Percentile £110,000 £118,750 £110,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £67,500 £67,500
% change year-on-year -3.70% - +8.00%

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 5629 6919 9810
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 56.68% 57.94% 54.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5144 6381 8646
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% - +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £34,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £87,500 £85,000
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -

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 21 October 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 21 October 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++.

1 259 (62.41%) Java
2 234 (56.39%) Finance
3 232 (55.90%) Python
4 153 (36.87%) Linux
5 144 (34.70%) Degree
6 115 (27.71%) C#
7 110 (26.51%) Windows
8 105 (25.30%) SQL
9 100 (24.10%) Software Engineering
10 93 (22.41%) Fintech
11 86 (20.72%) Mathematics
12 84 (20.24%) Algorithms
13 79 (19.04%) Computer Science
13 79 (19.04%) Scala
13 79 (19.04%) Agile Software Development
14 73 (17.59%) Unix
14 73 (17.59%) Multithreading
15 68 (16.39%) Front Office
16 65 (15.66%) C
17 64 (15.42%) JavaScript
17 64 (15.42%) OO
18 53 (12.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 47 (11.33%) Electronic Trading
20 46 (11.08%) .NET
21 45 (10.84%) Banking
22 43 (10.36%) Shell Script
23 40 (9.64%) SQL Server
23 40 (9.64%) Low Latency
24 39 (9.40%) Analytics
24 39 (9.40%) Open Source

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 22 (5.30%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.17%) Tomcat
2 9 (2.17%) WebLogic
3 8 (1.93%) JBoss
3 8 (1.93%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.69%) SAS
5 6 (1.45%) Ethereum
5 6 (1.45%) OpenStack
6 5 (1.20%) Hyperledger
7 3 (0.72%) Apache
7 3 (0.72%) IIS
8 2 (0.48%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.24%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.24%) GemFire
9 1 (0.24%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 5 (1.20%) SPSS
2 4 (0.96%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.24%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 19 (4.58%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.24%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 23 (5.54%) Amazon AWS
2 10 (2.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (1.93%) iTunes
4 6 (1.45%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.45%) Google Play
4 6 (1.45%) OpenShift
5 5 (1.20%) GitHub
6 4 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 4 (0.96%) IaaS
7 3 (0.72%) Amazon Kinesis
7 3 (0.72%) AWS CloudFormation
7 3 (0.72%) DigitalOcean
7 3 (0.72%) Loggly
7 3 (0.72%) Sumo Logic
8 2 (0.48%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.24%) Heroku
9 1 (0.24%) Office 365
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
9 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.17%) Internet
2 7 (1.69%) Firewall
3 6 (1.45%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.72%) InfiniBand
4 3 (0.72%) IPFIX
5 2 (0.48%) HTTP
5 2 (0.48%) LDAP
5 2 (0.48%) Multicast
5 2 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) Modbus
6 1 (0.24%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
6 1 (0.24%) SMS
6 1 (0.24%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.24%) Wireshark
6 1 (0.24%) X.509
6 1 (0.24%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (9.64%) SQL Server
2 27 (6.51%) Relational Database
3 25 (6.02%) Hadoop
4 17 (4.10%) Big Data
5 16 (3.86%) RDBMS
6 13 (3.13%) MongoDB
7 12 (2.89%) Apache Cassandra
7 12 (2.89%) MySQL
8 11 (2.65%) Redis
9 9 (2.17%) Blockchain
9 9 (2.17%) NoSQL
10 7 (1.69%) Data Mining
10 7 (1.69%) PostgreSQL
11 6 (1.45%) Apache Hive
12 5 (1.20%) KDB
13 3 (0.72%) Oracle Reports
13 3 (0.72%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 2 (0.48%) DB2
14 2 (0.48%) HBase
14 2 (0.48%) SAS EBI
Development Applications
1 24 (5.78%) Visual Studio
2 21 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 18 (4.34%) GoogleTest
4 10 (2.41%) CMake
4 10 (2.41%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.41%) Selenium
5 8 (1.93%) Android Studio
5 8 (1.93%) Xcode
6 7 (1.69%) Maven
7 6 (1.45%) Mercurial
7 6 (1.45%) MSBuild
7 6 (1.45%) NuGet
8 5 (1.20%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 4 (0.96%) Appium
9 4 (0.96%) Burp Suite
9 4 (0.96%) Clang
9 4 (0.96%) GCC
9 4 (0.96%) JIRA
9 4 (0.96%) JUnit
9 4 (0.96%) Vagrant
General
1 234 (56.39%) Finance
2 68 (16.39%) Front Office
3 45 (10.84%) Banking
4 19 (4.58%) Investment Banking
5 18 (4.34%) Legal
5 18 (4.34%) Retail
6 12 (2.89%) Advertising
7 11 (2.65%) Games
8 8 (1.93%) Back Office
9 4 (0.96%) Financial Institution
9 4 (0.96%) Marketing
9 4 (0.96%) Telecoms
10 3 (0.72%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.48%) Billing
11 2 (0.48%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Automotive
12 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 189 (45.54%) Developer
2 120 (28.92%) C++ Developer
3 51 (12.29%) Software Engineer
4 46 (11.08%) Graduate
5 34 (8.19%) Analyst
6 30 (7.23%) C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (6.75%) Support Engineer
8 27 (6.51%) Graduate Support Engineer
8 27 (6.51%) Python Developer
9 24 (5.78%) Java Developer
9 24 (5.78%) Senior Software Engineer
10 22 (5.30%) C# Developer
10 22 (5.30%) Senior Developer
11 20 (4.82%) Quantitative Developer
11 20 (4.82%) Software Developer
12 18 (4.34%) Front Office Developer
12 18 (4.34%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
13 17 (4.10%) C++ Software Developer
13 17 (4.10%) Python Software Engineer
14 16 (3.86%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (11.08%) .NET
2 37 (8.92%) HTML
3 35 (8.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 29 (6.99%) CSS
5 23 (5.54%) React
6 19 (4.58%) STL
7 18 (4.34%) Node.js
8 15 (3.61%) Kafka
9 13 (3.13%) XML
10 12 (2.89%) .NET Framework
10 12 (2.89%) AngularJS
11 11 (2.65%) Spring
12 10 (2.41%) ASP.NET
13 9 (2.17%) JMS
14 8 (1.93%) iOS SDK
14 8 (1.93%) OpenGL
14 8 (1.93%) Web Services
15 7 (1.69%) DirectX
16 6 (1.45%) FIX Protocol
16 6 (1.45%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 93 (22.41%) Fintech
2 84 (20.24%) Algorithms
3 79 (19.04%) Computer Science
4 53 (12.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (7.71%) Fixed Income
6 28 (6.75%) Hedge funds
7 24 (5.78%) Equities
8 23 (5.54%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (5.06%) Data Structures
10 17 (4.10%) Greenfield Project
11 14 (3.37%) Derivative
12 9 (2.17%) Credit Risk
13 8 (1.93%) Market Risk
14 7 (1.69%) CUDA
14 7 (1.69%) PMI
15 6 (1.45%) Exotic Derivative
15 6 (1.45%) Replication
15 6 (1.45%) User Experience
16 5 (1.20%) Bitcoin
17 4 (0.96%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 153 (36.87%) Linux
2 110 (26.51%) Windows
3 73 (17.59%) Unix
4 21 (5.06%) Apple iOS
5 20 (4.82%) Android
6 6 (1.45%) Debian
6 6 (1.45%) Mac OS X
7 4 (0.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (0.72%) CoreOS
9 1 (0.24%) CentOS
9 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.24%) HPUX
9 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
9 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 100 (24.10%) Software Engineering
2 86 (20.72%) Mathematics
3 79 (19.04%) Agile Software Development
4 73 (17.59%) Multithreading
5 64 (15.42%) OO
6 47 (11.33%) Electronic Trading
7 40 (9.64%) Low Latency
8 39 (9.40%) Analytics
8 39 (9.40%) Open Source
9 38 (9.16%) Machine Learning
9 38 (9.16%) TDD
10 36 (8.67%) Physics
11 34 (8.19%) SDLC
12 31 (7.47%) Business Intelligence
13 27 (6.51%) Continuous Integration
14 24 (5.78%) Test Automation
15 23 (5.54%) Algorithmic Trading
16 22 (5.30%) Mentoring
16 22 (5.30%) OOD
16 22 (5.30%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 259 (62.41%) Java
2 232 (55.90%) Python
3 115 (27.71%) C#
4 105 (25.30%) SQL
5 79 (19.04%) Scala
6 65 (15.66%) C
7 64 (15.42%) JavaScript
8 43 (10.36%) Shell Script
9 25 (6.02%) R
10 21 (5.06%) Objective-C
11 20 (4.82%) MATLAB
11 20 (4.82%) Perl
11 20 (4.82%) Ruby
12 19 (4.58%) PHP
13 17 (4.10%) T-SQL
14 14 (3.37%) Apple Swift
14 14 (3.37%) Go
15 9 (2.17%) Bash Shell
16 8 (1.93%) Lingo
17 7 (1.69%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 144 (34.70%) Degree
2 19 (4.58%) Computer Science Degree
3 15 (3.61%) PhD
4 13 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (2.65%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.69%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.45%) CISM
8 5 (1.20%) SANS
9 4 (0.96%) CISA
10 3 (0.72%) CEH
10 3 (0.72%) CHECK Team Leader
10 3 (0.72%) CISSP
10 3 (0.72%) CREST Certified
10 3 (0.72%) GPEN
10 3 (0.72%) GXPN
10 3 (0.72%) OSCE
10 3 (0.72%) OSCP
11 2 (0.48%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.48%) CRISC
11 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (8.19%) QA
2 8 (1.93%) MiFID
3 6 (1.45%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (1.45%) EMIR
4 2 (0.48%) Basel III
4 2 (0.48%) COBIT
4 2 (0.48%) Data Quality
System Software
1 17 (4.10%) Docker
2 5 (1.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.96%) Apache Flume
3 4 (0.96%) VirtualBox
4 3 (0.72%) Varnish
4 3 (0.72%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.72%) Xen
5 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) iptables
Systems Management
1 10 (2.41%) Opscode Chef
2 9 (2.17%) Ansible
2 9 (2.17%) Puppet
3 5 (1.20%) Mesos
3 5 (1.20%) Terraform
4 4 (0.96%) Hadoop YARN
4 4 (0.96%) Kubernetes
4 4 (0.96%) Nagios
4 4 (0.96%) Nessus
4 4 (0.96%) Rancher
4 4 (0.96%) Salt
5 3 (0.72%) Control-M
5 3 (0.72%) Nmap
5 3 (0.72%) ZABBIX
6 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
6 1 (0.24%) Business Desktop Deployment
6 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.24%) MOM
6 1 (0.24%) Packer
6 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 29 (6.99%) Oracle
2 14 (3.37%) IBM
3 13 (3.13%) Microsoft
4 12 (2.89%) Google
5 10 (2.41%) Sybase
6 6 (1.45%) TIBCO
7 5 (1.20%) Splunk
8 4 (0.96%) SaltStack
8 4 (0.96%) VMware
9 3 (0.72%) Caplin
9 3 (0.72%) Dynatrace
9 3 (0.72%) Facebook
9 3 (0.72%) New Relic
9 3 (0.72%) Rackspace
9 3 (0.72%) Tableau
9 3 (0.72%) Twitter
10 2 (0.48%) Apple
10 2 (0.48%) MicroStrategy
10 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.48%) Xamarin