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

C++
London / City of London
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 63 62
Rank change year-on-year -4 -1  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 211 316 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.00% 4.41% 4.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.01% 7.85% 8.06%
Number of salaries quoted 197 287 384
Median salary £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.84% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,600 £40,000 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £95,000 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -2.35% +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 3010 4027 5394
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 57.08% 56.24% 50.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2738 3628 4755
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 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,750 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.82% +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 24 April 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the City of London

For the 6 months to 24 April 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++.

1 232 (53.95%) Finance
2 204 (47.44%) Java
2 204 (47.44%) Python
3 172 (40.00%) Linux
4 146 (33.95%) C#
5 123 (28.60%) Degree
6 118 (27.44%) Mathematics
7 105 (24.42%) Windows
8 103 (23.95%) Front Office
9 101 (23.49%) Banking
10 98 (22.79%) Low Latency
11 93 (21.63%) Computer Science
12 92 (21.40%) Multithreading
13 91 (21.16%) C
14 81 (18.84%) Unix
15 79 (18.37%) SQL
16 78 (18.14%) OO
17 74 (17.21%) Physics
18 61 (14.19%) Fintech
19 58 (13.49%) SDLC
20 55 (12.79%) Software Engineering
21 51 (11.86%) .NET
22 50 (11.63%) JavaScript
23 46 (10.70%) Hedge funds
24 45 (10.47%) Algorithms
25 43 (10.00%) STL
26 41 (9.53%) Risk Management
27 40 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
27 40 (9.30%) Derivative
28 35 (8.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

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 12 (2.79%) Apache Spark
2 7 (1.63%) IPython
3 6 (1.40%) Tomcat
4 5 (1.16%) WebLogic
4 5 (1.16%) WebSphere
5 4 (0.93%) JBoss
6 3 (0.70%) Apache
7 2 (0.47%) Confluence
7 2 (0.47%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Qpid
8 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.23%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
8 1 (0.23%) IIS
8 1 (0.23%) Jupyter
8 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.23%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 8 (1.86%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (0.93%) GNU Octave
3 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.23%) Gephi
4 1 (0.23%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.23%) Capstone
2 1 (0.23%) Magento
2 1 (0.23%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 17 (3.95%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.86%) GitHub
3 6 (1.40%) iTunes
4 2 (0.47%) Google Play
4 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
5 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
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
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.09%) TCP/IP
2 3 (0.70%) HTTP
3 2 (0.47%) Firewall
3 2 (0.47%) Internet
3 2 (0.47%) Network Security
4 1 (0.23%) 3G
4 1 (0.23%) 4G
4 1 (0.23%) GSM
4 1 (0.23%) Multicast
4 1 (0.23%) NetScaler
4 1 (0.23%) OpenFlow
4 1 (0.23%) SSL
4 1 (0.23%) Wireless
4 1 (0.23%) Wireless Security
4 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (6.98%) SQL Server
2 15 (3.49%) Big Data
2 15 (3.49%) KDB
3 12 (2.79%) Hadoop
3 12 (2.79%) Relational Database
4 9 (2.09%) NoSQL
5 8 (1.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (1.86%) Redis
6 7 (1.63%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.40%) Data Warehouse
7 6 (1.40%) MySQL
7 6 (1.40%) RDBMS
8 5 (1.16%) Tick Data
9 4 (0.93%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 4 (0.93%) MarkLogic
10 3 (0.70%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.70%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 2 (0.47%) BusinessObjects
11 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (3.49%) Visual Studio
2 13 (3.02%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.02%) Subversion
3 10 (2.33%) Git (software)
4 6 (1.40%) Android Studio
4 6 (1.40%) Xcode
5 5 (1.16%) Mockito
5 5 (1.16%) Travis CI
6 4 (0.93%) Jasmine
6 4 (0.93%) JIRA
6 4 (0.93%) JSUnit
6 4 (0.93%) JUnit
6 4 (0.93%) Maven
6 4 (0.93%) Selenium
7 3 (0.70%) FishEye
7 3 (0.70%) GCC
7 3 (0.70%) Liquibase
8 2 (0.47%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.47%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.23%) Metasploit
General
1 232 (53.95%) Finance
2 103 (23.95%) Front Office
3 101 (23.49%) Banking
4 34 (7.91%) Investment Banking
5 14 (3.26%) Games
6 12 (2.79%) Back Office
7 11 (2.56%) Advertising
7 11 (2.56%) Financial Institution
8 10 (2.33%) Retail
9 8 (1.86%) Publishing
10 7 (1.63%) Legal
11 4 (0.93%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.70%) German Language
12 3 (0.70%) Marketing
13 2 (0.47%) Automotive
13 2 (0.47%) Electronics
13 2 (0.47%) French Language
14 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 275 (63.95%) Developer
2 153 (35.58%) C++ Developer
3 43 (10.00%) Python Developer
3 43 (10.00%) Quantitative Developer
4 41 (9.53%) C# Developer
5 37 (8.60%) Java Developer
6 33 (7.67%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 32 (7.44%) Graduate
8 27 (6.28%) Software Developer
9 26 (6.05%) Analyst
9 26 (6.05%) Junior
10 24 (5.58%) C++/Java Developer
10 24 (5.58%) Software Engineer
11 23 (5.35%) C++/C# Developer
11 23 (5.35%) Senior Developer
12 22 (5.12%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 22 (5.12%) Support Engineer
13 21 (4.88%) C++ Software Developer
14 19 (4.42%) Front Office Developer
14 19 (4.42%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (11.86%) .NET
2 43 (10.00%) STL
3 32 (7.44%) HTML
4 30 (6.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 21 (4.88%) HTML5
6 19 (4.42%) FIX Protocol
7 15 (3.49%) CSS
8 14 (3.26%) NumPy
9 13 (3.02%) AngularJS
9 13 (3.02%) XML
10 12 (2.79%) SciPy
11 11 (2.56%) Pandas
12 10 (2.33%) Spring
13 9 (2.09%) Node.js
13 9 (2.09%) WPF
14 8 (1.86%) OpenGL
15 6 (1.40%) .NET Framework
15 6 (1.40%) CSS3
15 6 (1.40%) Middleware
15 6 (1.40%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 93 (21.63%) Computer Science
2 61 (14.19%) Fintech
3 46 (10.70%) Hedge funds
4 45 (10.47%) Algorithms
5 40 (9.30%) Derivative
6 35 (8.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 30 (6.98%) Equities
8 28 (6.51%) Analytical Skills
9 25 (5.81%) Greenfield Project
10 24 (5.58%) Market Risk
11 20 (4.65%) Fixed Income
12 14 (3.26%) Credit Risk
13 11 (2.56%) Grid Computing
14 10 (2.33%) Data Structures
14 10 (2.33%) Equity Derivative
15 8 (1.86%) Swaptions
16 7 (1.63%) Credit Derivative
17 5 (1.16%) Interest Rate Derivative
18 4 (0.93%) Pricing Data
18 4 (0.93%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 172 (40.00%) Linux
2 105 (24.42%) Windows
3 81 (18.84%) Unix
4 10 (2.33%) Android
5 8 (1.86%) Apple iOS
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%) CentOS
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
1 118 (27.44%) Mathematics
2 98 (22.79%) Low Latency
3 92 (21.40%) Multithreading
4 78 (18.14%) OO
5 74 (17.21%) Physics
6 58 (13.49%) SDLC
7 55 (12.79%) Software Engineering
8 41 (9.53%) Risk Management
9 40 (9.30%) Agile Software Development
10 34 (7.91%) High-Frequency Trading
11 32 (7.44%) Analytics
12 31 (7.21%) Functional Programming
13 30 (6.98%) Ultra-Low Latency
14 29 (6.74%) Open Source
15 28 (6.51%) Multithreaded Programming
16 26 (6.05%) OOP
17 24 (5.58%) DevOps
18 23 (5.35%) Electronic Trading
18 23 (5.35%) OOD
19 20 (4.65%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 204 (47.44%) Java
1 204 (47.44%) Python
2 146 (33.95%) C#
3 91 (21.16%) C
4 79 (18.37%) SQL
5 50 (11.63%) JavaScript
6 32 (7.44%) Scala
7 23 (5.35%) Shell Script
8 20 (4.65%) Perl
9 17 (3.95%) Ruby
10 14 (3.26%) MATLAB
10 14 (3.26%) R
11 12 (2.79%) Bash Shell
11 12 (2.79%) Objective-C
12 11 (2.56%) PHP
13 7 (1.63%) Apple Swift
13 7 (1.63%) VB
13 7 (1.63%) VBA
14 6 (1.40%) F#
14 6 (1.40%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 123 (28.60%) Degree
2 30 (6.98%) PhD
3 4 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.70%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (0.70%) CREST Certified
4 3 (0.70%) SC Cleared
4 3 (0.70%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) CCNA
5 2 (0.47%) CEH
5 2 (0.47%) CISA
5 2 (0.47%) CISSP
5 2 (0.47%) MCP
5 2 (0.47%) MCSE
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.47%) OSCP
6 1 (0.23%) CISM
6 1 (0.23%) CRISC
6 1 (0.23%) GIAC
6 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.23%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.02%) QA
2 12 (2.79%) MiFID
3 9 (2.09%) Dodd-Frank
3 9 (2.09%) EMIR
4 2 (0.47%) GDPR
5 1 (0.23%) Basel III
5 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.23%) GCP
5 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.23%) JTAG
System Software
1 3 (0.70%) Active Directory
1 3 (0.70%) Docker
1 3 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.47%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.23%) Firmware
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
3 1 (0.23%) KVM
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 14 (3.26%) Puppet
2 11 (2.56%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.63%) Ansible
4 4 (0.93%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.47%) Nessus
5 2 (0.47%) SCCM
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%) Simpana
Vendors
1 19 (4.42%) Oracle
2 7 (1.63%) Red Hat
3 6 (1.40%) Microsoft
4 5 (1.16%) IBM
5 4 (0.93%) Cognos
5 4 (0.93%) Google
5 4 (0.93%) HP
5 4 (0.93%) New Relic
6 3 (0.70%) Cisco
6 3 (0.70%) VMware
7 2 (0.47%) Informatica
7 2 (0.47%) Murex
7 2 (0.47%) Solace
7 2 (0.47%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.23%) CommVault
8 1 (0.23%) Facebook
8 1 (0.23%) Marketo
8 1 (0.23%) OpenLink
8 1 (0.23%) Twitter
8 1 (0.23%) Veracode
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + Bens - Equity
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £28000 - £38000 per annum + Uncapped commission with no threshold
Posted: 4 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits + Options
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits and Training
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £100000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Shares + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £85k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Huxley Associates
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + 10% pension + extensive benefits and perfor
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago