Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 68 67
Rank change year-on-year -24 -1 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 375 441 586
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.32% 4.24% 4.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.46% 7.46% 7.63%
Number of salaries quoted 361 386 525
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - +3.70%
10th Percentile £43,750 £30,750 £40,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £112,500 £112,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £65,000 £65,000
% change year-on-year +11.54% - -

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 6,862 5,911 7,684
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 60.83% 56.82% 56.57%
Number of salaries quoted 6,225 5,346 6,981
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £86,250
Central London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +4.17% +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 15 July 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 15 July 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 -1 1 £57,500 -
C++
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 July 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++.

1 203 (54.13%) Java
2 195 (52.00%) Python
3 188 (50.13%) Finance
4 136 (36.27%) Linux
5 106 (28.27%) C#
6 88 (23.47%) Computer Science
7 87 (23.20%) Mathematics
8 84 (22.40%) Problem-Solving
9 75 (20.00%) SQL
10 70 (18.67%) Degree
11 69 (18.40%) OO
11 69 (18.40%) Front Office
12 68 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
13 66 (17.60%) JavaScript
14 64 (17.07%) Unix
14 64 (17.07%) Fintech
15 63 (16.80%) Low Latency
16 62 (16.53%) Software Engineering
17 59 (15.73%) Banking
18 58 (15.47%) C
19 56 (14.93%) Multithreading
20 50 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
20 50 (13.33%) Algorithms
21 47 (12.53%) DevOps
22 46 (12.27%) Scala
23 44 (11.73%) Machine Learning
24 43 (11.47%) Ruby
24 43 (11.47%) .NET
25 42 (11.20%) Windows
26 40 (10.67%) Hedge funds

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 24 (6.40%) Apache Spark
2 23 (6.13%) Ethereum
3 8 (2.13%) Apache
4 6 (1.60%) Confluence
5 4 (1.07%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.80%) nginx
7 2 (0.53%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.53%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) CICS
8 1 (0.27%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.27%) JBoss
8 1 (0.27%) Luigi
8 1 (0.27%) Mule
8 1 (0.27%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.27%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 11 (2.93%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (1.33%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.27%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (1.07%) MetaTrader
3 3 (0.80%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 30 (8.00%) Amazon AWS
2 19 (5.07%) Microsoft Azure
3 7 (1.87%) SaaS
4 6 (1.60%) Google Cloud Platform
4 6 (1.60%) Loggly
4 6 (1.60%) Sumo Logic
5 5 (1.33%) GitHub
6 4 (1.07%) IaaS
7 3 (0.80%) PaaS
8 2 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.53%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.53%) Azure Active Directory
8 2 (0.53%) Cloud Computing
9 1 (0.27%) IBM Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.13%) TCP/IP
2 6 (1.60%) Multicast
3 4 (1.07%) Internet
3 4 (1.07%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
4 3 (0.80%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.80%) Firewall
5 2 (0.53%) BGP
5 2 (0.53%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.53%) HTTP
5 2 (0.53%) SAN
5 2 (0.53%) VPN
5 2 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.53%) Wireless
5 2 (0.53%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.27%) 3G
6 1 (0.27%) AMQP
6 1 (0.27%) MQTT
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.73%) Blockchain
2 27 (7.20%) Relational Database
3 21 (5.60%) SQL Server
4 19 (5.07%) MongoDB
5 18 (4.80%) Apache Cassandra
6 16 (4.27%) Big Data
7 15 (4.00%) MySQL
8 9 (2.40%) Apache Hive
9 8 (2.13%) Hadoop
9 8 (2.13%) RDBMS
9 8 (2.13%) Redis
10 6 (1.60%) DB2
11 5 (1.33%) NoSQL
11 5 (1.33%) PostgreSQL
12 3 (0.80%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.53%) Azure SQL Database
13 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.53%) Data Warehouse
13 2 (0.53%) Text Mining
14 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 25 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 10 (2.67%) Jenkins
2 10 (2.67%) Maven
3 8 (2.13%) JIRA
4 5 (1.33%) CA Release Automation
5 4 (1.07%) NUnit
5 4 (1.07%) Selenium
6 3 (0.80%) Cucumber
6 3 (0.80%) Vagrant
6 3 (0.80%) Visual Studio
7 2 (0.53%) Eclipse
7 2 (0.53%) Grunt
7 2 (0.53%) JUnit
7 2 (0.53%) Subversion
7 2 (0.53%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 1 (0.27%) Clang
8 1 (0.27%) SonarQube
8 1 (0.27%) TestNG
8 1 (0.27%) Zephyr
General
1 188 (50.13%) Finance
2 69 (18.40%) Front Office
3 59 (15.73%) Banking
4 23 (6.13%) Investment Banking
5 16 (4.27%) Advertising
6 10 (2.67%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.33%) Retail
7 5 (1.33%) Telecoms
8 4 (1.07%) Games
9 3 (0.80%) Law
10 2 (0.53%) Automotive
10 2 (0.53%) French Language
10 2 (0.53%) German Language
10 2 (0.53%) Legal
10 2 (0.53%) Publishing
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
11 1 (0.27%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.27%) Marketing
11 1 (0.27%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.27%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 201 (53.60%) Developer
2 110 (29.33%) C++ Developer
3 49 (13.07%) Analyst
4 33 (8.80%) Senior Developer
5 29 (7.73%) Java Developer
6 28 (7.47%) Python Developer
7 25 (6.67%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 25 (6.67%) Technical Analyst
8 24 (6.40%) C# Developer
9 21 (5.60%) Software Developer
10 20 (5.33%) Senior C++ Developer
11 19 (5.07%) Implementation Analyst
12 18 (4.80%) Graduate
13 15 (4.00%) Front Office Developer
13 15 (4.00%) Qualitative Analyst
13 15 (4.00%) Quantitative Analyst
14 12 (3.20%) Data Scientist
14 12 (3.20%) Quantitative Developer
14 12 (3.20%) Software Engineer
15 10 (2.67%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (11.47%) .NET
2 25 (6.67%) HTML
3 24 (6.40%) AngularJS
4 23 (6.13%) FIX Protocol
5 20 (5.33%) Kafka
5 20 (5.33%) STL
5 20 (5.33%) Web Services
6 17 (4.53%) HTML5
7 16 (4.27%) Spring
8 15 (4.00%) React
9 14 (3.73%) Node.js
10 13 (3.47%) CSS
11 10 (2.67%) Natural Language Processing
11 10 (2.67%) WPF
12 9 (2.40%) Elastic Stack
12 9 (2.40%) jQuery
12 9 (2.40%) RabbitMQ
12 9 (2.40%) Smart Contracts
13 8 (2.13%) Boost C++ Libraries
14 7 (1.87%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 88 (23.47%) Computer Science
2 64 (17.07%) Fintech
3 50 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 50 (13.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 40 (10.67%) Hedge funds
5 36 (9.60%) Analytical Skills
6 33 (8.80%) Greenfield Project
7 28 (7.47%) Derivative
8 26 (6.93%) Equities
9 22 (5.87%) Fixed Income
10 18 (4.80%) Bitcoin
10 18 (4.80%) Data Structures
11 14 (3.73%) Market Risk
12 11 (2.93%) Exotic Derivative
13 10 (2.67%) User Experience
14 9 (2.40%) Credit Risk
15 6 (1.60%) Grid Computing
16 5 (1.33%) Robotics
16 5 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
17 4 (1.07%) Dash
Operating Systems
1 136 (36.27%) Linux
2 64 (17.07%) Unix
3 42 (11.20%) Windows
4 5 (1.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (0.80%) Solaris
6 2 (0.53%) Android
6 2 (0.53%) CentOS
6 2 (0.53%) Windows Server
7 1 (0.27%) AIX
7 1 (0.27%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.27%) HPUX
7 1 (0.27%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.27%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 87 (23.20%) Mathematics
2 84 (22.40%) Problem-Solving
3 69 (18.40%) OO
4 68 (18.13%) Agile Software Development
5 63 (16.80%) Low Latency
6 62 (16.53%) Software Engineering
7 56 (14.93%) Multithreading
8 47 (12.53%) DevOps
9 44 (11.73%) Machine Learning
10 34 (9.07%) Physics
11 33 (8.80%) Algorithmic Trading
11 33 (8.80%) SDLC
11 33 (8.80%) TDD
12 30 (8.00%) Cryptocurrency
13 27 (7.20%) Analytics
14 26 (6.93%) Open Source
15 25 (6.67%) OOP
15 25 (6.67%) Risk Management
16 24 (6.40%) Electronic Trading
17 21 (5.60%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 203 (54.13%) Java
2 195 (52.00%) Python
3 106 (28.27%) C#
4 75 (20.00%) SQL
5 66 (17.60%) JavaScript
6 58 (15.47%) C
7 46 (12.27%) Scala
8 43 (11.47%) Ruby
9 32 (8.53%) Bash Shell
10 27 (7.20%) R
11 20 (5.33%) Perl
11 20 (5.33%) Shell Script
12 18 (4.80%) MATLAB
13 16 (4.27%) VBA
14 15 (4.00%) Go
14 15 (4.00%) PHP
15 10 (2.67%) Lingo
16 9 (2.40%) Java 8
17 7 (1.87%) F#
18 5 (1.33%) Rust
Qualifications
1 70 (18.67%) Degree
2 33 (8.80%) PhD
3 26 (6.93%) Computer Science Degree
4 14 (3.73%) Master's Degree
5 6 (1.60%) Numerate Degree
6 4 (1.07%) CISSP
6 4 (1.07%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.53%) AWS Certification
7 2 (0.53%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.53%) MCSA
7 2 (0.53%) MCSE
7 2 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.27%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.27%) ISEB
8 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.27%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (4.27%) MiFID
2 14 (3.73%) QA
3 13 (3.47%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (3.47%) EMIR
System Software
1 22 (5.87%) Docker
2 4 (1.07%) Firmware
3 3 (0.80%) LXC
4 2 (0.53%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.53%) HDFS
4 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
4 2 (0.53%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (0.27%) ACF2
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.27%) RACF
Systems Management
1 17 (4.53%) Opscode Chef
1 17 (4.53%) Puppet
2 15 (4.00%) Ansible
3 6 (1.60%) Docker Swarm
3 6 (1.60%) Nagios
3 6 (1.60%) Prometheus
3 6 (1.60%) Terraform
3 6 (1.60%) ZABBIX
4 4 (1.07%) Cobbler
4 4 (1.07%) Rancher
4 4 (1.07%) Tivoli
5 3 (0.80%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.80%) Mesos
5 3 (0.80%) Salt
6 1 (0.27%) Control-M
6 1 (0.27%) Grafana
6 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
6 1 (0.27%) HP ALM
6 1 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
6 1 (0.27%) Kibana
Vendors
1 15 (4.00%) Oracle
2 10 (2.67%) Google
2 10 (2.67%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.67%) Splunk
2 10 (2.67%) Sybase
3 7 (1.87%) New Relic
3 7 (1.87%) Reuters
4 6 (1.60%) Rackspace
5 5 (1.33%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.07%) IBM
7 3 (0.80%) Facebook
7 3 (0.80%) HP
7 3 (0.80%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.53%) Bloomberg
8 2 (0.53%) Citrix
8 2 (0.53%) Fidessa
8 2 (0.53%) Solace
8 2 (0.53%) VMware
8 2 (0.53%) Yardi