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

C++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
15 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 64 68 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 -10 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 477 436 538
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.28% 4.27% 4.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.89% 7.51% 7.84%
Number of salaries quoted 453 376 477
City of London median annual salary £75,000 £72,500 £75,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.45% -3.33% +3.45%
10th Percentile £44,000 £32,750 £41,250
90th Percentile £117,500 £112,500 £120,000
Central London median annual salary £72,500 £70,000 £70,000
% change year-on-year +3.57% - -

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 6,923 5,804 6,860
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 62.13% 56.80% 58.32%
Number of salaries quoted 6,301 5,320 6,330
City of London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% -
10th Percentile £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £88,750
Central London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
% change year-on-year +8.33% +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 November 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 November 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 -3 1 £57,500 +4.55%
C++
Central London

For the 6 months to 15 November 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++.

1 259 (54.30%) Java
2 249 (52.20%) Finance
3 205 (42.98%) Python
4 157 (32.91%) C#
5 146 (30.61%) Linux
6 99 (20.75%) SQL
7 95 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
7 95 (19.92%) Mathematics
8 94 (19.71%) Software Engineering
9 83 (17.40%) JavaScript
10 81 (16.98%) Banking
11 79 (16.56%) Fintech
12 74 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
13 73 (15.30%) Computer Science
14 68 (14.26%) Front Office
15 67 (14.05%) Low Latency
16 61 (12.79%) OO
17 60 (12.58%) Degree
17 60 (12.58%) Derivative
17 60 (12.58%) Scala
17 60 (12.58%) Algorithms
18 58 (12.16%) Unix
19 57 (11.95%) DevOps
20 54 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
21 53 (11.11%) .NET
22 50 (10.48%) Git (software)
23 48 (10.06%) Bash Shell
24 44 (9.22%) Hedge funds
24 44 (9.22%) Algorithmic Trading
25 43 (9.01%) Multithreading

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 34 (7.13%) Apache Spark
2 14 (2.94%) Elasticsearch
3 9 (1.89%) Ethereum
4 8 (1.68%) Apache
4 8 (1.68%) WordPress
5 7 (1.47%) Drupal
6 6 (1.26%) Tomcat
7 4 (0.84%) CMS
7 4 (0.84%) Confluence
7 4 (0.84%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.42%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.42%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.21%) CICS
9 1 (0.21%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.21%) IIS
9 1 (0.21%) JBoss
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
9 1 (0.21%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 13 (2.73%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (1.26%) Spreadsheet
3 2 (0.42%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.21%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.21%) Chatbot
4 1 (0.21%) Houdini
4 1 (0.21%) Maya
4 1 (0.21%) NUKE
4 1 (0.21%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.21%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 9 (1.89%) Distributed Ledger
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.21%) Magento
2 1 (0.21%) MetaTrader
2 1 (0.21%) PlanetPress Connect
2 1 (0.21%) R3 Corda
2 1 (0.21%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 54 (11.32%) Amazon AWS
2 26 (5.45%) Microsoft Azure
3 12 (2.52%) Cloud Computing
3 12 (2.52%) GitHub
4 8 (1.68%) Amazon EC2
5 7 (1.47%) Amazon CloudWatch
5 7 (1.47%) AWS CloudFormation
5 7 (1.47%) NuGet
6 6 (1.26%) Google Cloud Platform
6 6 (1.26%) SaaS
7 4 (0.84%) Amazon S3
7 4 (0.84%) AWS CodePipeline
7 4 (0.84%) Azure Active Directory
7 4 (0.84%) IaaS
8 3 (0.63%) IBM Cloud
8 3 (0.63%) Loggly
8 3 (0.63%) Sumo Logic
9 2 (0.42%) PaaS
10 1 (0.21%) Adobe Creative Cloud
10 1 (0.21%) Asana
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.05%) Network Security
1 5 (1.05%) SAN
1 5 (1.05%) TCP/IP
2 4 (0.84%) BGP
2 4 (0.84%) Firewall
2 4 (0.84%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 4 (0.84%) VPN
3 3 (0.63%) DNS
3 3 (0.63%) HTTP
3 3 (0.63%) Multicast
4 2 (0.42%) Internet
5 1 (0.21%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.21%) Wireless
5 1 (0.21%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (8.60%) SQL Server
2 30 (6.29%) Big Data
3 29 (6.08%) Apache Cassandra
4 28 (5.87%) Blockchain
5 21 (4.40%) Relational Database
6 17 (3.56%) MySQL
7 11 (2.31%) MongoDB
8 10 (2.10%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (1.89%) Hadoop
9 9 (1.89%) Redis
10 8 (1.68%) InfluxDB
11 4 (0.84%) Amazon RDS
11 4 (0.84%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (0.84%) NoSQL
11 4 (0.84%) RDBMS
11 4 (0.84%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 2 (0.42%) Apache Hive
12 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.42%) Data Warehouse
12 2 (0.42%) HBase
Development Applications
1 50 (10.48%) Git (software)
2 26 (5.45%) Jenkins
3 16 (3.35%) Maven
4 14 (2.94%) JIRA
4 14 (2.94%) Subversion
5 11 (2.31%) TeamCity
6 7 (1.47%) Octopus Deploy
6 7 (1.47%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (1.47%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (1.05%) Gradle
8 4 (0.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 4 (0.84%) Checkstyle
8 4 (0.84%) ProC
8 4 (0.84%) Selenium
8 4 (0.84%) Vagrant
9 3 (0.63%) CA Release Automation
9 3 (0.63%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.42%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.42%) GitLab
10 2 (0.42%) Hudson
General
1 249 (52.20%) Finance
2 81 (16.98%) Banking
3 68 (14.26%) Front Office
4 23 (4.82%) Games
5 16 (3.35%) Advertising
6 15 (3.14%) Investment Banking
7 8 (1.68%) Financial Institution
7 8 (1.68%) Publishing
8 5 (1.05%) French Language
8 5 (1.05%) German Language
9 3 (0.63%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.42%) Retail
11 1 (0.21%) Automotive
11 1 (0.21%) Back Office
11 1 (0.21%) Billing
11 1 (0.21%) Marketing
11 1 (0.21%) Music Industry
Job Titles
1 274 (57.44%) Developer
2 166 (34.80%) C++ Developer
3 61 (12.79%) Senior Developer
4 54 (11.32%) Java Developer
5 34 (7.13%) Analyst
6 31 (6.50%) Low Latency C++ Developer
7 28 (5.87%) C# Developer
7 28 (5.87%) Python Developer
8 26 (5.45%) C++/Java Developer
8 26 (5.45%) Senior C++ Developer
8 26 (5.45%) Software Engineer
9 22 (4.61%) C++/C# Developer
9 22 (4.61%) Quantitative Developer
10 19 (3.98%) DevOps Engineer
10 19 (3.98%) Lead Developer
10 19 (3.98%) Software Developer
11 18 (3.77%) Senior Java Developer
12 17 (3.56%) Data Scientist
12 17 (3.56%) Java Engineer
12 17 (3.56%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 53 (11.11%) .NET
2 32 (6.71%) HTML
3 30 (6.29%) CSS
3 30 (6.29%) Kafka
4 29 (6.08%) Spring
5 23 (4.82%) Node.js
6 22 (4.61%) AngularJS
6 22 (4.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 21 (4.40%) FIX Protocol
8 20 (4.19%) OpenGL
8 20 (4.19%) STL
8 20 (4.19%) Web Services
9 18 (3.77%) React
10 17 (3.56%) Hibernate
11 16 (3.35%) JNI
12 15 (3.14%) HTML5
13 13 (2.73%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 13 (2.73%) jQuery
13 13 (2.73%) TensorFlow
14 12 (2.52%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 79 (16.56%) Fintech
2 73 (15.30%) Computer Science
3 60 (12.58%) Algorithms
3 60 (12.58%) Derivative
4 44 (9.22%) Hedge funds
5 40 (8.39%) Greenfield Project
6 35 (7.34%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 34 (7.13%) Analytical Skills
8 25 (5.24%) Data Structures
9 24 (5.03%) Market Risk
10 22 (4.61%) Self-Motivation
11 21 (4.40%) Fixed Income
12 16 (3.35%) Mobile Games
13 15 (3.14%) Equities
14 14 (2.94%) Exotic Derivative
14 14 (2.94%) User Experience
15 11 (2.31%) Equity Derivative
15 11 (2.31%) Robotics
16 10 (2.10%) Augmented Reality
17 9 (1.89%) Bitcoin
Operating Systems
1 146 (30.61%) Linux
2 58 (12.16%) Unix
3 36 (7.55%) Windows
4 12 (2.52%) Windows Server
5 10 (2.10%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 7 (1.47%) Amazon Linux
6 7 (1.47%) Ubuntu
7 4 (0.84%) Solaris
8 1 (0.21%) AIX
8 1 (0.21%) Apple iOS
8 1 (0.21%) CentOS
8 1 (0.21%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.21%) HPUX
8 1 (0.21%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (19.92%) Agile Software Development
1 95 (19.92%) Mathematics
2 94 (19.71%) Software Engineering
3 74 (15.51%) Problem-Solving
4 67 (14.05%) Low Latency
5 61 (12.79%) OO
6 57 (11.95%) DevOps
7 44 (9.22%) Algorithmic Trading
8 43 (9.01%) Machine Learning
8 43 (9.01%) Multithreading
8 43 (9.01%) Open Source
9 41 (8.60%) Analytics
9 41 (8.60%) SDLC
9 41 (8.60%) TDD
10 32 (6.71%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (5.66%) Physics
12 25 (5.24%) Test Automation
13 24 (5.03%) Mentoring
13 24 (5.03%) Risk Management
14 22 (4.61%) Financial Modelling
Programming Languages
1 259 (54.30%) Java
2 205 (42.98%) Python
3 157 (32.91%) C#
4 99 (20.75%) SQL
5 83 (17.40%) JavaScript
6 60 (12.58%) Scala
7 48 (10.06%) Bash Shell
8 41 (8.60%) C
9 30 (6.29%) Ruby
10 26 (5.45%) Java 8
11 23 (4.82%) PHP
12 22 (4.61%) Go
13 21 (4.40%) R
13 21 (4.40%) VBA
14 20 (4.19%) Haskell
14 20 (4.19%) PowerShell
15 18 (3.77%) Objective-C
16 16 (3.35%) Perl
16 16 (3.35%) PL/SQL
16 16 (3.35%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 60 (12.58%) Degree
2 29 (6.08%) PhD
3 16 (3.35%) Computer Science Degree
4 11 (2.31%) CISSP
5 9 (1.89%) Master's Degree
6 6 (1.26%) Security Cleared
7 4 (0.84%) AWS Certification
7 4 (0.84%) MCSA
7 4 (0.84%) MCSE
7 4 (0.84%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.42%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (0.42%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 2 (0.42%) OSCP
9 1 (0.21%) DBS Check
9 1 (0.21%) ISEB
9 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
9 1 (0.21%) PMP
9 1 (0.21%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (3.35%) QA
2 9 (1.89%) MiFID
3 8 (1.68%) Dodd-Frank
3 8 (1.68%) EMIR
4 2 (0.42%) Solvency II
System Software
1 39 (8.18%) Docker
2 5 (1.05%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (0.84%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.84%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.84%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.21%) ACF2
4 1 (0.21%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.21%) HDFS
4 1 (0.21%) RACF
4 1 (0.21%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 23 (4.82%) Ansible
2 22 (4.61%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (4.40%) Puppet
4 18 (3.77%) Mesos
5 12 (2.52%) Kubernetes
6 8 (1.68%) Docker Swarm
6 8 (1.68%) Grafana
6 8 (1.68%) Kibana
7 7 (1.47%) logstash
8 4 (0.84%) Prometheus
8 4 (0.84%) Salt
8 4 (0.84%) Terraform
9 3 (0.63%) Cobbler
9 3 (0.63%) Nagios
9 3 (0.63%) Rancher
9 3 (0.63%) Tivoli
9 3 (0.63%) ZABBIX
10 2 (0.42%) HP ALM
11 1 (0.21%) Icinga
11 1 (0.21%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 33 (6.92%) Oracle
2 14 (2.94%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.52%) Google
4 9 (1.89%) Splunk
5 6 (1.26%) IBM
5 6 (1.26%) Perforce
5 6 (1.26%) Reuters
5 6 (1.26%) Solace
5 6 (1.26%) TOWER Software
6 5 (1.05%) Citrix
6 5 (1.05%) Sybase
6 5 (1.05%) VMware
7 4 (0.84%) Algorithmics
7 4 (0.84%) Facebook
7 4 (0.84%) New Relic
7 4 (0.84%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.63%) Bloomberg
8 3 (0.63%) HP
8 3 (0.63%) Rackspace
8 3 (0.63%) TIBCO