Period
to 20 September 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 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Central London > City of London
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 88 67 61
Rank change year-on-year -21 -6 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 389 433 563
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 3.53% 4.26% 4.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 7.55% 7.82%
Number of salaries quoted 370 383 506
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 £113,875 £112,500 £115,000
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 6,791 5,738 7,200
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 61.67% 56.48% 57.64%
Number of salaries quoted 6,183 5,247 6,635
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 £41,250 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £95,000 £95,000 £87,500
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 20 September 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 20 September 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 £57,500 -
C++
Central London

For the 6 months to 20 September 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++.

1 228 (58.61%) Java
2 192 (49.36%) Finance
3 168 (43.19%) Python
4 120 (30.85%) Linux
5 119 (30.59%) C#
6 88 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
7 84 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
8 78 (20.05%) SQL
8 78 (20.05%) Mathematics
9 74 (19.02%) Software Engineering
10 70 (17.99%) JavaScript
10 70 (17.99%) Computer Science
11 65 (16.71%) OO
12 63 (16.20%) Scala
13 61 (15.68%) Fintech
14 56 (14.40%) Banking
15 55 (14.14%) Front Office
16 54 (13.88%) Low Latency
17 48 (12.34%) Degree
17 48 (12.34%) Unix
18 47 (12.08%) .NET
19 46 (11.83%) DevOps
20 45 (11.57%) Derivative
21 43 (11.05%) Algorithmic Trading
22 41 (10.54%) Algorithms
23 39 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
23 39 (10.03%) Hedge funds
24 38 (9.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
25 36 (9.25%) Open Source
26 35 (9.00%) SDLC

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 32 (8.23%) Apache Spark
2 19 (4.88%) Ethereum
3 7 (1.80%) Apache
4 6 (1.54%) Drupal
4 6 (1.54%) WordPress
5 4 (1.03%) Confluence
5 4 (1.03%) SharePoint
6 3 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
7 2 (0.51%) CMS
7 2 (0.51%) IBM Notes
8 1 (0.26%) CICS
8 1 (0.26%) DataSynapse
8 1 (0.26%) JBoss
8 1 (0.26%) NServiceBus
8 1 (0.26%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 1 (0.26%) SAS
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.26%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Excel
1 4 (1.03%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.77%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.26%) Adobe After Effects
3 1 (0.26%) Chatbot
3 1 (0.26%) Houdini
3 1 (0.26%) Maya
3 1 (0.26%) NUKE
3 1 (0.26%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.26%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 9 (2.31%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.77%) MetaTrader
3 1 (0.26%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.26%) PlanetPress Connect
3 1 (0.26%) R3 Corda
3 1 (0.26%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 39 (10.03%) Amazon AWS
2 25 (6.43%) Microsoft Azure
3 8 (2.06%) GitHub
4 7 (1.80%) Google Cloud Platform
5 6 (1.54%) Cloud Computing
5 6 (1.54%) SaaS
6 4 (1.03%) Amazon EC2
6 4 (1.03%) Amazon S3
6 4 (1.03%) Azure Active Directory
6 4 (1.03%) IaaS
6 4 (1.03%) Loggly
6 4 (1.03%) Sumo Logic
7 3 (0.77%) IBM Cloud
8 2 (0.51%) Amazon CloudWatch
8 2 (0.51%) AWS CloudFormation
8 2 (0.51%) AWS CodePipeline
8 2 (0.51%) NuGet
8 2 (0.51%) PaaS
9 1 (0.26%) Adobe Creative Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 5 (1.29%) SAN
1 5 (1.29%) TCP/IP
2 4 (1.03%) BGP
2 4 (1.03%) Firewall
2 4 (1.03%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
2 4 (1.03%) VPN
3 3 (0.77%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.77%) Multicast
4 2 (0.51%) HTTP
4 2 (0.51%) Internet
5 1 (0.26%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.26%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.26%) Wireless
5 1 (0.26%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (7.46%) Blockchain
2 26 (6.68%) SQL Server
3 25 (6.43%) Big Data
4 24 (6.17%) Relational Database
5 23 (5.91%) Apache Cassandra
6 15 (3.86%) MySQL
7 10 (2.57%) Hadoop
8 9 (2.31%) MongoDB
9 8 (2.06%) Redis
10 6 (1.54%) RDBMS
11 4 (1.03%) Azure SQL Database
11 4 (1.03%) PostgreSQL
11 4 (1.03%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 3 (0.77%) Apache Hive
12 3 (0.77%) InfluxDB
12 3 (0.77%) NoSQL
13 2 (0.51%) Data Lake
13 2 (0.51%) Data Mining
13 2 (0.51%) Text Mining
14 1 (0.26%) DB2
Development Applications
1 34 (8.74%) Git (software)
2 20 (5.14%) Jenkins
3 14 (3.60%) Maven
4 10 (2.57%) JIRA
5 7 (1.80%) TeamCity
6 6 (1.54%) Subversion
7 5 (1.29%) CA Release Automation
8 4 (1.03%) ProC
9 3 (0.77%) Visual Studio
10 2 (0.51%) Artifactory
10 2 (0.51%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 2 (0.51%) Cucumber
10 2 (0.51%) IntelliJ
10 2 (0.51%) NUnit
10 2 (0.51%) Octopus Deploy
10 2 (0.51%) Selenium
10 2 (0.51%) Sonatype Nexus
10 2 (0.51%) Team Foundation Server
11 1 (0.26%) Rhino Mocks
11 1 (0.26%) SonarQube
General
1 192 (49.36%) Finance
2 56 (14.40%) Banking
3 55 (14.14%) Front Office
4 19 (4.88%) Advertising
5 18 (4.63%) Investment Banking
6 15 (3.86%) Games
7 7 (1.80%) Publishing
8 6 (1.54%) Financial Institution
9 5 (1.29%) Telecoms
10 4 (1.03%) Retail
11 2 (0.51%) Billing
11 2 (0.51%) French Language
11 2 (0.51%) German Language
11 2 (0.51%) Law
11 2 (0.51%) Marketing
12 1 (0.26%) Automotive
12 1 (0.26%) Corporate Banking
12 1 (0.26%) Music Industry
12 1 (0.26%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 209 (53.73%) Developer
2 122 (31.36%) C++ Developer
3 45 (11.57%) Senior Developer
4 37 (9.51%) Java Developer
5 33 (8.48%) Analyst
6 28 (7.20%) C# Developer
7 27 (6.94%) Python Developer
8 24 (6.17%) Software Developer
9 22 (5.66%) Low Latency C++ Developer
10 20 (5.14%) C++/C# Developer
11 18 (4.63%) C++/Java Developer
11 18 (4.63%) Senior Manager
11 18 (4.63%) Technical Analyst
12 16 (4.11%) Graduate
12 16 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
12 16 (4.11%) Software Engineer
13 14 (3.60%) Lead Developer
13 14 (3.60%) Pricing Developer
13 14 (3.60%) Senior C++ Developer
14 13 (3.34%) Implementation Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (12.08%) .NET
2 24 (6.17%) HTML
2 24 (6.17%) Spring
3 22 (5.66%) Kafka
4 20 (5.14%) CSS
5 19 (4.88%) FIX Protocol
6 16 (4.11%) AngularJS
6 16 (4.11%) Web Services
7 15 (3.86%) Hibernate
8 13 (3.34%) Node.js
8 13 (3.34%) React
8 13 (3.34%) STL
8 13 (3.34%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 12 (3.08%) HTML5
9 12 (3.08%) JNI
9 12 (3.08%) jQuery
9 12 (3.08%) OpenGL
10 10 (2.57%) Elastic Stack
11 8 (2.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 8 (2.06%) Smart Contracts
Miscellaneous
1 70 (17.99%) Computer Science
2 61 (15.68%) Fintech
3 45 (11.57%) Derivative
4 41 (10.54%) Algorithms
5 39 (10.03%) Hedge funds
6 38 (9.77%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 35 (9.00%) Greenfield Project
8 29 (7.46%) Analytical Skills
9 21 (5.40%) Market Risk
10 20 (5.14%) Fixed Income
11 19 (4.88%) Equities
11 19 (4.88%) Self-Motivation
12 15 (3.86%) Data Structures
12 15 (3.86%) User Experience
13 14 (3.60%) Bitcoin
14 12 (3.08%) Exotic Derivative
14 12 (3.08%) Mobile Games
15 10 (2.57%) Robotics
16 9 (2.31%) Credit Risk
17 8 (2.06%) Social Network
Operating Systems
1 120 (30.85%) Linux
2 48 (12.34%) Unix
3 31 (7.97%) Windows
4 7 (1.80%) Windows Server
5 5 (1.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.03%) Solaris
7 2 (0.51%) Amazon Linux
7 2 (0.51%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.26%) AIX
8 1 (0.26%) CentOS
8 1 (0.26%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.26%) HPUX
8 1 (0.26%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.26%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 88 (22.62%) Agile Software Development
2 84 (21.59%) Problem-Solving
3 78 (20.05%) Mathematics
4 74 (19.02%) Software Engineering
5 65 (16.71%) OO
6 54 (13.88%) Low Latency
7 46 (11.83%) DevOps
8 43 (11.05%) Algorithmic Trading
9 36 (9.25%) Open Source
10 35 (9.00%) SDLC
11 34 (8.74%) Machine Learning
12 33 (8.48%) Multithreading
13 30 (7.71%) Physics
13 30 (7.71%) TDD
14 26 (6.68%) Analytics
15 22 (5.66%) Cryptocurrency
15 22 (5.66%) Mentoring
16 21 (5.40%) Risk Management
17 19 (4.88%) Continuous Improvement
17 19 (4.88%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 228 (58.61%) Java
2 168 (43.19%) Python
3 119 (30.59%) C#
4 78 (20.05%) SQL
5 70 (17.99%) JavaScript
6 63 (16.20%) Scala
7 34 (8.74%) C
8 30 (7.71%) Bash Shell
9 25 (6.43%) Ruby
10 24 (6.17%) R
11 21 (5.40%) Java 8
12 20 (5.14%) PHP
13 17 (4.37%) Go
14 15 (3.86%) MATLAB
14 15 (3.86%) PowerShell
15 13 (3.34%) Objective-C
15 13 (3.34%) Perl
16 12 (3.08%) VBA
17 10 (2.57%) Kotlin
17 10 (2.57%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 48 (12.34%) Degree
2 28 (7.20%) PhD
3 17 (4.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 12 (3.08%) CISSP
4 12 (3.08%) Master's Degree
5 5 (1.29%) Security Cleared
6 4 (1.03%) AWS Certification
6 4 (1.03%) MCSA
6 4 (1.03%) MCSE
6 4 (1.03%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.51%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.26%) DBS Check
8 1 (0.26%) ISEB
8 1 (0.26%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.26%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.26%) PMI Certification
8 1 (0.26%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (3.60%) MiFID
2 12 (3.08%) QA
3 11 (2.83%) Dodd-Frank
3 11 (2.83%) EMIR
4 3 (0.77%) GCP
System Software
1 24 (6.17%) Docker
2 5 (1.29%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (1.03%) Active Directory
3 4 (1.03%) Hyper-V
3 4 (1.03%) Virtual Machines
4 2 (0.51%) HDFS
4 2 (0.51%) LXC
5 1 (0.26%) ACF2
5 1 (0.26%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.26%) Firmware
5 1 (0.26%) RACF
Systems Management
1 22 (5.66%) Puppet
2 21 (5.40%) Opscode Chef
3 20 (5.14%) Ansible
4 11 (2.83%) Mesos
5 8 (2.06%) Docker Swarm
6 5 (1.29%) Kubernetes
7 4 (1.03%) Cobbler
7 4 (1.03%) Nagios
7 4 (1.03%) Prometheus
7 4 (1.03%) Rancher
7 4 (1.03%) Salt
7 4 (1.03%) Terraform
7 4 (1.03%) Tivoli
7 4 (1.03%) ZABBIX
8 3 (0.77%) Grafana
8 3 (0.77%) Kibana
9 2 (0.51%) logstash
10 1 (0.26%) Control-M
10 1 (0.26%) HP ALM
10 1 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 17 (4.37%) Oracle
2 14 (3.60%) Microsoft
3 13 (3.34%) Google
4 11 (2.83%) Splunk
5 6 (1.54%) IBM
6 5 (1.29%) New Relic
6 5 (1.29%) Solace
6 5 (1.29%) Sybase
6 5 (1.29%) VMware
7 4 (1.03%) Algorithmics
7 4 (1.03%) Citrix
7 4 (1.03%) Perforce
7 4 (1.03%) Rackspace
7 4 (1.03%) SaltStack
8 3 (0.77%) Facebook
8 3 (0.77%) Reuters
8 3 (0.77%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.51%) Bloomberg
9 2 (0.51%) Lotus
9 2 (0.51%) Red Hat