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

C++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
21 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 66 56 55
Rank change year-on-year -10 -1 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 421 593 924
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.15% 4.61% 4.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.31% 8.11% 8.80%
Number of salaries quoted 372 538 809
City of London median annual salary £70,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £39,625 £37,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £113,250 £105,000
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000

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 5761 7315 10498
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.74% 56.89% 52.09%
Number of salaries quoted 5237 6740 9224
City of London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £33,750
90th Percentile £95,000 £86,250 £83,750
Central London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +2.80%

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 August 2017.

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 21 August 2017. 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 +13 1 - -
C++
Central London

For the 6 months to 21 August 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++.

1 256 (60.81%) Java
2 235 (55.82%) Finance
3 232 (55.11%) Python
4 167 (39.67%) Linux
5 130 (30.88%) Degree
6 117 (27.79%) Windows
7 112 (26.60%) C#
8 102 (24.23%) SQL
9 84 (19.95%) Software Engineering
9 84 (19.95%) Fintech
10 83 (19.71%) Mathematics
11 75 (17.81%) C
11 75 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
11 75 (17.81%) Algorithms
12 72 (17.10%) Front Office
12 72 (17.10%) Computer Science
13 70 (16.63%) Unix
14 67 (15.91%) Banking
15 66 (15.68%) Multithreading
16 64 (15.20%) OO
16 64 (15.20%) JavaScript
17 63 (14.96%) Scala
18 62 (14.73%) Low Latency
19 54 (12.83%) .NET
20 47 (11.16%) Electronic Trading
20 47 (11.16%) SDLC
21 45 (10.69%) Shell Script
22 43 (10.21%) HTML
23 41 (9.74%) SQL Server
24 40 (9.50%) 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 17 (4.04%) Apache Spark
2 14 (3.33%) Tomcat
2 14 (3.33%) WebLogic
3 12 (2.85%) JBoss
3 12 (2.85%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.43%) OpenStack
5 5 (1.19%) SAS
6 4 (0.95%) Ethereum
7 3 (0.71%) Apache
7 3 (0.71%) Hyperledger
7 3 (0.71%) IIS
8 2 (0.48%) IPython
8 2 (0.48%) SharePoint
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
9 1 (0.24%) Cloud Foundry
9 1 (0.24%) Confluence
9 1 (0.24%) Jupyter
Applications
1 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.71%) SPSS
3 2 (0.48%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 13 (3.09%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.48%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.24%) Capstone
3 1 (0.24%) ION MarketView
3 1 (0.24%) OpenLink RightAngle
Cloud Services
1 26 (6.18%) Amazon AWS
2 14 (3.33%) iTunes
3 8 (1.90%) Google Play
4 7 (1.66%) Microsoft Azure
5 5 (1.19%) Cloud Computing
5 5 (1.19%) OpenShift
6 4 (0.95%) Google Cloud Platform
7 3 (0.71%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.48%) DigitalOcean
8 2 (0.48%) GitHub
8 2 (0.48%) IaaS
8 2 (0.48%) Loggly
8 2 (0.48%) Sumo Logic
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon Kinesis
9 1 (0.24%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
9 1 (0.24%) Azure Machine Learning
9 1 (0.24%) G Suite
9 1 (0.24%) Heroku
9 1 (0.24%) PaaS
9 1 (0.24%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 7 (1.66%) Firewall
2 6 (1.43%) Internet
3 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.71%) HTTP
4 3 (0.71%) Multicast
5 2 (0.48%) LDAP
5 2 (0.48%) VPN
6 1 (0.24%) DNS
6 1 (0.24%) Modbus
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 41 (9.74%) SQL Server
2 28 (6.65%) Relational Database
3 19 (4.51%) Hadoop
4 13 (3.09%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.61%) MongoDB
6 10 (2.38%) Apache Cassandra
6 10 (2.38%) MySQL
7 9 (2.14%) Big Data
7 9 (2.14%) Redis
8 8 (1.90%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.43%) Blockchain
10 5 (1.19%) Data Mining
10 5 (1.19%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.71%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.71%) Oracle Reports
11 3 (0.71%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.48%) DB2
12 2 (0.48%) KDB
12 2 (0.48%) MarkLogic
12 2 (0.48%) Tick Data
Development Applications
1 31 (7.36%) Visual Studio
2 17 (4.04%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.33%) Android Studio
3 14 (3.33%) Git (software)
3 14 (3.33%) Xcode
4 13 (3.09%) GoogleTest
5 8 (1.90%) Mercurial
6 6 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 5 (1.19%) GCC
7 5 (1.19%) JIRA
8 4 (0.95%) CMake
9 3 (0.71%) Burp Suite
9 3 (0.71%) JUnit
9 3 (0.71%) Maven
9 3 (0.71%) Selenium
10 2 (0.48%) AppScan
10 2 (0.48%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.48%) MSBuild
10 2 (0.48%) Subversion
10 2 (0.48%) TeamCity
General
1 235 (55.82%) Finance
2 72 (17.10%) Front Office
3 67 (15.91%) Banking
4 21 (4.99%) Legal
5 19 (4.51%) Investment Banking
6 17 (4.04%) Retail
7 14 (3.33%) Games
8 10 (2.38%) Back Office
9 9 (2.14%) Financial Institution
10 8 (1.90%) Advertising
10 8 (1.90%) Publishing
11 6 (1.43%) Telecoms
12 3 (0.71%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.48%) Automotive
13 2 (0.48%) Billing
14 1 (0.24%) Wholesale Banking
Job Titles
1 208 (49.41%) Developer
2 121 (28.74%) C++ Developer
3 51 (12.11%) Graduate
4 43 (10.21%) Software Engineer
5 37 (8.79%) Support Engineer
6 34 (8.08%) Graduate Support Engineer
7 33 (7.84%) Python Developer
8 30 (7.13%) Senior Software Engineer
9 29 (6.89%) Analyst
10 28 (6.65%) C++ Software Engineer
11 25 (5.94%) C# Developer
11 25 (5.94%) Software Developer
12 23 (5.46%) Java Developer
12 23 (5.46%) Low Latency C++ Developer
13 22 (5.23%) C++ Software Developer
14 21 (4.99%) Front Office Developer
15 20 (4.75%) Junior
15 20 (4.75%) Quantitative Developer
15 20 (4.75%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
15 20 (4.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (12.83%) .NET
2 43 (10.21%) HTML
3 29 (6.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 29 (6.89%) CSS
4 26 (6.18%) STL
5 19 (4.51%) React
6 17 (4.04%) XML
7 16 (3.80%) Spring
8 15 (3.56%) .NET Framework
9 14 (3.33%) AngularJS
9 14 (3.33%) iOS SDK
9 14 (3.33%) OpenGL
10 13 (3.09%) Node.js
11 12 (2.85%) JMS
12 11 (2.61%) ASP.NET
13 10 (2.38%) Kafka
14 8 (1.90%) HTML5
14 8 (1.90%) OpenCL
14 8 (1.90%) OpenGL ES
14 8 (1.90%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 84 (19.95%) Fintech
2 75 (17.81%) Algorithms
3 72 (17.10%) Computer Science
4 35 (8.31%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 32 (7.60%) Analytical Skills
6 29 (6.89%) Fixed Income
7 25 (5.94%) Hedge funds
8 23 (5.46%) Derivative
9 19 (4.51%) Data Structures
9 19 (4.51%) Equities
10 17 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
11 9 (2.14%) CUDA
12 7 (1.66%) PMI
13 6 (1.43%) Credit Risk
13 6 (1.43%) Grid Computing
14 5 (1.19%) Exotic Derivative
14 5 (1.19%) Market Risk
14 5 (1.19%) Replication
14 5 (1.19%) Swaptions
15 4 (0.95%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 167 (39.67%) Linux
2 117 (27.79%) Windows
3 70 (16.63%) Unix
4 25 (5.94%) Apple iOS
5 23 (5.46%) Android
6 6 (1.43%) Mac OS X
7 2 (0.48%) CentOS
7 2 (0.48%) CoreOS
7 2 (0.48%) Debian
7 2 (0.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
8 1 (0.24%) HPUX
8 1 (0.24%) VMS
8 1 (0.24%) Windows 7
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2008
8 1 (0.24%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (19.95%) Software Engineering
2 83 (19.71%) Mathematics
3 75 (17.81%) Agile Software Development
4 66 (15.68%) Multithreading
5 64 (15.20%) OO
6 62 (14.73%) Low Latency
7 47 (11.16%) Electronic Trading
7 47 (11.16%) SDLC
8 40 (9.50%) Open Source
9 39 (9.26%) Business Intelligence
10 35 (8.31%) Physics
11 34 (8.08%) Analytics
11 34 (8.08%) Machine Learning
12 33 (7.84%) Continuous Integration
13 32 (7.60%) TDD
14 29 (6.89%) OOD
15 23 (5.46%) DevOps
15 23 (5.46%) Risk Management
16 22 (5.23%) High-Frequency Trading
17 21 (4.99%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 256 (60.81%) Java
2 232 (55.11%) Python
3 112 (26.60%) C#
4 102 (24.23%) SQL
5 75 (17.81%) C
6 64 (15.20%) JavaScript
7 63 (14.96%) Scala
8 45 (10.69%) Shell Script
9 25 (5.94%) Objective-C
10 19 (4.51%) Ruby
11 17 (4.04%) Apple Swift
11 17 (4.04%) Perl
12 14 (3.33%) PHP
12 14 (3.33%) R
13 12 (2.85%) Go
14 10 (2.38%) MATLAB
14 10 (2.38%) T-SQL
15 8 (1.90%) Lingo
15 8 (1.90%) VB
16 7 (1.66%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 130 (30.88%) Degree
2 24 (5.70%) Computer Science Degree
3 21 (4.99%) PhD
4 14 (3.33%) Numerate Degree
5 8 (1.90%) Master's Degree
6 7 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 6 (1.43%) CISM
8 4 (0.95%) CISA
8 4 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (0.95%) SANS
9 3 (0.71%) CEH
9 3 (0.71%) CISSP
10 2 (0.48%) CCNA
10 2 (0.48%) Cisco Certification
10 2 (0.48%) GIAC
10 2 (0.48%) GPEN
10 2 (0.48%) MCP
10 2 (0.48%) MCSE
10 2 (0.48%) OSCE
10 2 (0.48%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (4.99%) QA
2 7 (1.66%) MiFID
3 4 (0.95%) Dodd-Frank
3 4 (0.95%) EMIR
4 2 (0.48%) COBIT
5 1 (0.24%) Basel III
5 1 (0.24%) Data Quality
System Software
1 14 (3.33%) Docker
2 7 (1.66%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.71%) Varnish
3 3 (0.71%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.48%) Apache Flume
4 2 (0.48%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 2 (0.48%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.48%) VirtualBox
4 2 (0.48%) Xen
5 1 (0.24%) Firmware
5 1 (0.24%) iptables
5 1 (0.24%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 10 (2.38%) Puppet
2 9 (2.14%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.90%) Ansible
4 4 (0.95%) Mesos
4 4 (0.95%) Terraform
5 3 (0.71%) Control-M
5 3 (0.71%) Kubernetes
5 3 (0.71%) Nagios
5 3 (0.71%) Nessus
5 3 (0.71%) Salt
6 2 (0.48%) Hadoop YARN
6 2 (0.48%) Nmap
6 2 (0.48%) Rancher
6 2 (0.48%) SCCM
6 2 (0.48%) ZABBIX
7 1 (0.24%) BladeLogic
7 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.24%) Marathon
7 1 (0.24%) rkt
7 1 (0.24%) WMI
Vendors
1 37 (8.79%) Oracle
2 18 (4.28%) Microsoft
3 17 (4.04%) IBM
4 14 (3.33%) Google
5 9 (2.14%) Sybase
6 4 (0.95%) Facebook
6 4 (0.95%) VMware
7 3 (0.71%) Apple
7 3 (0.71%) Murex
7 3 (0.71%) Splunk
7 3 (0.71%) Tableau
7 3 (0.71%) Twitter
8 2 (0.48%) Dynatrace
8 2 (0.48%) New Relic
8 2 (0.48%) Rackspace
8 2 (0.48%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.48%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.48%) SaltStack
8 2 (0.48%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.48%) Xamarin