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

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
London / City of London
Rank 60 55 72
Rank change year-on-year -5 +17  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 213 325 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 4.25% 4.63% 3.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.53% 8.39% 7.53%
Number of salaries quoted 180 293 343
Median salary £67,500 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.57% +3.70%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,100 £42,500
10% offered a salary of more than £120,000 £97,500 £100,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2830 3873 5046
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.45% 55.21% 49.91%
Number of salaries quoted 2569 3455 4430
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 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £75,225 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 22 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the City of London

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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++.

1 223 (51.38%) Finance
2 190 (43.78%) Python
3 188 (43.32%) Java
4 173 (39.86%) Linux
5 146 (33.64%) C#
6 123 (28.34%) Mathematics
7 115 (26.50%) Degree
8 114 (26.27%) Multithreading
9 101 (23.27%) Low Latency
10 98 (22.58%) Windows
11 95 (21.89%) Front Office
12 94 (21.66%) Unix
12 94 (21.66%) Computer Science
13 93 (21.43%) Banking
14 86 (19.82%) C
15 73 (16.82%) SQL
16 72 (16.59%) OO
17 68 (15.67%) Physics
18 58 (13.36%) Software Engineering
18 58 (13.36%) SDLC
19 56 (12.90%) Hedge funds
20 51 (11.75%) JavaScript
21 50 (11.52%) STL
22 49 (11.29%) .NET
23 47 (10.83%) Algorithms
24 45 (10.37%) Fintech
25 43 (9.91%) Derivative
26 40 (9.22%) High-Frequency Trading
27 39 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
27 39 (8.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)

C++
Top Related 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 16 (3.69%) Apache Spark
2 8 (1.84%) IPython
3 5 (1.15%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.69%) Apache
4 3 (0.69%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.69%) CMS
4 3 (0.69%) Tomcat
4 3 (0.69%) WebSphere
5 2 (0.46%) JBoss
5 2 (0.46%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.23%) Alfresco
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Pig
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Qpid
6 1 (0.23%) Apache Solr
6 1 (0.23%) Confluence
6 1 (0.23%) DataSynapse
6 1 (0.23%) Elasticsearch
6 1 (0.23%) IIS
6 1 (0.23%) NServiceBus
6 1 (0.23%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (0.92%) GNU Octave
2 3 (0.69%) MS Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Gephi
3 1 (0.23%) MS Office
3 1 (0.23%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 3 (0.69%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (0.46%) Eze OMS
2 2 (0.46%) MetaTrader
2 2 (0.46%) thinkFolio
3 1 (0.23%) Front Arena
3 1 (0.23%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
2 11 (2.53%) GitHub
3 2 (0.46%) iTunes
3 2 (0.46%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.23%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
4 1 (0.23%) FinancialForce.com
4 1 (0.23%) Force.com
4 1 (0.23%) G Suite
4 1 (0.23%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.23%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 11 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 2 (0.46%) Firewall
2 2 (0.46%) HTTP
2 2 (0.46%) Network Security
2 2 (0.46%) Wireless
2 2 (0.46%) Wireless Security
3 1 (0.23%) 3G
3 1 (0.23%) 4G
3 1 (0.23%) GSM
3 1 (0.23%) Internet
3 1 (0.23%) Multicast
3 1 (0.23%) NetScaler
3 1 (0.23%) OpenFlow
3 1 (0.23%) SSL
3 1 (0.23%) Unicast
3 1 (0.23%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (6.22%) SQL Server
2 19 (4.38%) Big Data
3 16 (3.69%) Hadoop
4 15 (3.46%) KDB
5 13 (3.00%) NoSQL
6 12 (2.76%) Apache Cassandra
7 10 (2.30%) Relational Database
8 8 (1.84%) Redis
9 7 (1.61%) MongoDB
10 6 (1.38%) Apache Hive
10 6 (1.38%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.38%) RDBMS
11 5 (1.15%) Impala
11 5 (1.15%) MySQL
11 5 (1.15%) Tick Data
12 4 (0.92%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 4 (0.92%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.69%) MarkLogic
13 3 (0.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
14 2 (0.46%) Kdb+
Development Applications
1 15 (3.46%) Subversion
2 13 (3.00%) Jenkins
2 13 (3.00%) Visual Studio
3 9 (2.07%) Git (software)
4 7 (1.61%) Maven
5 5 (1.15%) Mockito
5 5 (1.15%) Travis CI
6 4 (0.92%) Jasmine
6 4 (0.92%) JSUnit
6 4 (0.92%) JUnit
6 4 (0.92%) Selenium
6 4 (0.92%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (0.69%) FishEye
7 3 (0.69%) GCC
7 3 (0.69%) JIRA
7 3 (0.69%) Liquibase
7 3 (0.69%) Oracle APEX
8 2 (0.46%) Android Studio
8 2 (0.46%) Bundler
8 2 (0.46%) RubyGems
General
1 223 (51.38%) Finance
2 95 (21.89%) Front Office
3 93 (21.43%) Banking
4 30 (6.91%) Investment Banking
5 12 (2.76%) Games
6 11 (2.53%) Back Office
7 9 (2.07%) Advertising
8 7 (1.61%) Telecoms
9 6 (1.38%) Financial Institution
9 6 (1.38%) Legal
9 6 (1.38%) Retail
10 4 (0.92%) Marketing
10 4 (0.92%) Publishing
11 3 (0.69%) Automotive
11 3 (0.69%) German Language
12 2 (0.46%) Electronics
12 2 (0.46%) French Language
13 1 (0.23%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 294 (67.74%) Developer
2 169 (38.94%) C++ Developer
3 50 (11.52%) Quantitative Developer
4 47 (10.83%) C# Developer
5 44 (10.14%) Java Developer
6 42 (9.68%) Python Developer
7 31 (7.14%) C++ Quantitative Developer
8 30 (6.91%) Low Latency C++ Developer
9 28 (6.45%) Software Engineer
10 27 (6.22%) Junior
10 27 (6.22%) Senior Developer
11 26 (5.99%) C++/Java Developer
12 23 (5.30%) C++/C# Developer
13 22 (5.07%) Graduate
13 22 (5.07%) Software Developer
14 21 (4.84%) Analyst
15 19 (4.38%) C++ Software Developer
16 18 (4.15%) Junior Developer
17 17 (3.92%) C# Quant Developer
17 17 (3.92%) Quantitative Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 50 (11.52%) STL
2 49 (11.29%) .NET
3 36 (8.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 30 (6.91%) HTML
5 21 (4.84%) FIX Protocol
5 21 (4.84%) HTML5
6 16 (3.69%) NumPy
7 15 (3.46%) Pandas
8 14 (3.23%) WPF
9 13 (3.00%) SciPy
10 12 (2.76%) AngularJS
10 12 (2.76%) CSS
11 8 (1.84%) XML
12 7 (1.61%) Node.js
12 7 (1.61%) OpenGL
12 7 (1.61%) Qt
12 7 (1.61%) Spring
13 6 (1.38%) CSS3
13 6 (1.38%) Middleware
14 5 (1.15%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 94 (21.66%) Computer Science
2 56 (12.90%) Hedge funds
3 47 (10.83%) Algorithms
4 45 (10.37%) Fintech
5 43 (9.91%) Derivative
6 39 (8.99%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 36 (8.29%) Equities
8 28 (6.45%) Market Risk
9 24 (5.53%) Analytical Skills
10 22 (5.07%) Fixed Income
11 15 (3.46%) Credit Risk
12 11 (2.53%) Grid Computing
13 9 (2.07%) Equity Derivative
14 8 (1.84%) Data Structures
14 8 (1.84%) Interest Rate Derivative
15 6 (1.38%) Swaptions
16 5 (1.15%) Credit Derivative
16 5 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
17 4 (0.92%) Mobile App
17 4 (0.92%) Pricing Data
Operating Systems
1 173 (39.86%) Linux
2 98 (22.58%) Windows
3 94 (21.66%) Unix
4 12 (2.76%) Android
5 4 (0.92%) CentOS
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Server
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2008
5 4 (0.92%) Windows Server 2012
6 3 (0.69%) Apple iOS
6 3 (0.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 3 (0.69%) Solaris
7 1 (0.23%) Debian
7 1 (0.23%) Fedora
7 1 (0.23%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.23%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.23%) NetWare
7 1 (0.23%) SUSE
7 1 (0.23%) Ubuntu
7 1 (0.23%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (28.34%) Mathematics
2 114 (26.27%) Multithreading
3 101 (23.27%) Low Latency
4 72 (16.59%) OO
5 68 (15.67%) Physics
6 58 (13.36%) SDLC
6 58 (13.36%) Software Engineering
7 40 (9.22%) High-Frequency Trading
8 39 (8.99%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (8.29%) Analytics
9 36 (8.29%) Risk Management
10 33 (7.60%) Ultra-Low Latency
11 32 (7.37%) Open Source
12 30 (6.91%) Multithreaded Programming
13 27 (6.22%) Functional Programming
14 25 (5.76%) OOP
15 23 (5.30%) Algorithmic Trading
15 23 (5.30%) DevOps
15 23 (5.30%) Market Making
16 21 (4.84%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 190 (43.78%) Python
2 188 (43.32%) Java
3 146 (33.64%) C#
4 86 (19.82%) C
5 73 (16.82%) SQL
6 51 (11.75%) JavaScript
7 35 (8.06%) Scala
8 21 (4.84%) Perl
9 19 (4.38%) Ruby
10 15 (3.46%) R
11 14 (3.23%) MATLAB
12 12 (2.76%) Bash Shell
12 12 (2.76%) Shell Script
13 11 (2.53%) PHP
14 7 (1.61%) VBA
15 6 (1.38%) Objective-C
16 5 (1.15%) Assembly Language
16 5 (1.15%) F#
16 5 (1.15%) PowerShell
16 5 (1.15%) VB
Qualifications
1 115 (26.50%) Degree
2 30 (6.91%) PhD
3 4 (0.92%) CREST Certified
3 4 (0.92%) SC Cleared
3 4 (0.92%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.69%) CEH
4 3 (0.69%) CHECK Team Leader
4 3 (0.69%) CISA
4 3 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
4 3 (0.69%) CISSP
4 3 (0.69%) OSCP
5 2 (0.46%) DV Cleared
6 1 (0.23%) CCNA
6 1 (0.23%) CISM
6 1 (0.23%) GIAC
6 1 (0.23%) MCP
6 1 (0.23%) MCSE
6 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.23%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.23%) RHCA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.30%) MiFID
1 10 (2.30%) QA
2 9 (2.07%) Dodd-Frank
2 9 (2.07%) EMIR
3 2 (0.46%) GDPR
3 2 (0.46%) JTAG
4 1 (0.23%) Basel III
4 1 (0.23%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.23%) GCP
4 1 (0.23%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 4 (0.92%) Firmware
1 4 (0.92%) VMware Infrastructure
2 2 (0.46%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.46%) Docker
2 2 (0.46%) KVM
2 2 (0.46%) Virtual Machines
2 2 (0.46%) Virtual Servers
3 1 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.23%) HDFS
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 15 (3.46%) Puppet
2 13 (3.00%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.61%) Ansible
4 4 (0.92%) HP Quality Center
5 2 (0.46%) Nessus
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%) SCCM
6 1 (0.23%) Simpana
Vendors
1 17 (3.92%) Oracle
2 9 (2.07%) Red Hat
3 8 (1.84%) Microsoft
4 4 (0.92%) Cognos
4 4 (0.92%) HP
4 4 (0.92%) New Relic
4 4 (0.92%) VMware
5 3 (0.69%) Cisco
5 3 (0.69%) Google
5 3 (0.69%) IBM
5 3 (0.69%) Northgate
5 3 (0.69%) TIBCO
6 2 (0.46%) Bloomberg
6 2 (0.46%) Charles River
6 2 (0.46%) Eze Software Group
6 2 (0.46%) Informatica
6 2 (0.46%) Solace
7 1 (0.23%) Marketo
7 1 (0.23%) Twitter
7 1 (0.23%) Veracode
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £120k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £53,000, subsidised gym membership, Cycle2Work scheme, company h
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Informatiq Consulting
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £85000 per annum + plus very strong benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 - 65,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £130000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + Bens - Equity
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £60000 - £80000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £80000 - £200000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
City, London
Asset Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £100000 per annum + benefits + share options
Posted: 5 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £75000 - £120000 per annum + Large total comp
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £100000 - £120000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago