Period
to 19 March 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 19 March 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
19 Mar 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 66 85 65
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2,586 2,526 2,985
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.21% 3.64% 4.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.39% 6.54% 7.95%
Number of salaries quoted 2,218 2,087 2,471
London median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% -7.41%
10th Percentile £41,250 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £116,625 £115,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £51,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +7.84% +7.37% -5.00%

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 London with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 34,982 38,634 37,551
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.00% 55.75% 54.87%
Number of salaries quoted 29,378 32,528 32,598
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% - +9.09%
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £91,250 £88,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in London

C++
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in London.

Salary trend for C++ in London

C++
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in London over the 6 months to 19 March 2019.

Salary histogram for C++ in London

C++
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the London region over the 6 months to 19 March 2019. 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
Central London +35 583 £72,500 -3.33% 147
West London +20 109 £60,000 +14.29% 69
South London +10 44 £65,000 +62.50% 11
East London +5 25 £41,500 -17.00% 23
North London +17 8 £36,500 +0.69% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 19 March 2019, 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 London region with a requirement for C++.

1 1,526 (59.01%) Python
2 1,447 (55.96%) Java
3 991 (38.32%) C#
4 979 (37.86%) Finance
5 793 (30.67%) Software Engineering
6 706 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
7 696 (26.91%) Linux
8 634 (24.52%) SQL
9 542 (20.96%) Degree
10 528 (20.42%) C
11 499 (19.30%) Computer Science
12 475 (18.37%) Banking
13 453 (17.52%) JavaScript
14 405 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
15 388 (15.00%) Machine Learning
16 355 (13.73%) Mathematics
17 350 (13.53%) Front Office
18 341 (13.19%) .NET
19 309 (11.95%) Algorithms
20 290 (11.21%) Docker
21 286 (11.06%) Problem-Solving
22 283 (10.94%) Derivative
23 281 (10.87%) DevOps
24 256 (9.90%) Analytics
25 253 (9.78%) Windows
26 246 (9.51%) Oracle
26 246 (9.51%) Go
27 239 (9.24%) Artificial Intelligence
28 237 (9.16%) Hedge funds
29 230 (8.89%) Ruby

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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
1 146 (5.65%) Apache
2 126 (4.87%) Tomcat
3 106 (4.10%) Apache Spark
4 80 (3.09%) Elasticsearch
5 49 (1.89%) Confluence
6 31 (1.20%) Ethereum
7 20 (0.77%) Jupyter
8 18 (0.70%) Hyperledger
9 15 (0.58%) IIS
10 14 (0.54%) SAS
10 14 (0.54%) SharePoint
11 11 (0.43%) Oracle Coherence
12 10 (0.39%) Documentum
12 10 (0.39%) GlassFish
12 10 (0.39%) WebSphere
13 8 (0.31%) SmartSockets
14 7 (0.27%) Apache Pig
15 5 (0.19%) Apache Solr
15 5 (0.19%) OpenStack
15 5 (0.19%) Oracle SOA Suite
Applications
1 62 (2.40%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.46%) Snapchat
2 12 (0.46%) Spreadsheet
3 9 (0.35%) Maple
4 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.12%) SPSS
5 2 (0.077%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 2 (0.077%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.077%) Adobe Premiere
5 2 (0.077%) Avid Media Composer
5 2 (0.077%) GNU Octave
5 2 (0.077%) LaTeX
5 2 (0.077%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 2 (0.077%) Photoshop
6 1 (0.039%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.039%) InfoPath
6 1 (0.039%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 60 (2.32%) thinkFolio
2 38 (1.47%) Distributed Ledger
3 16 (0.62%) R3 Corda
4 13 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
5 12 (0.46%) Eze OMS
6 6 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
7 2 (0.077%) Advent Geneva
7 2 (0.077%) Endur
7 2 (0.077%) Epicor Tropos
7 2 (0.077%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.077%) NetSuite
7 2 (0.077%) PolarLake
8 1 (0.039%) Magento
8 1 (0.039%) Oracle Receivables
8 1 (0.039%) PlanetPress Connect
8 1 (0.039%) Sage 50
Cloud Services
1 405 (15.66%) Amazon AWS
2 127 (4.91%) Google Cloud Platform
3 122 (4.72%) Microsoft Azure
4 86 (3.33%) SaaS
5 66 (2.55%) GitHub
6 62 (2.40%) Cloud Computing
7 30 (1.16%) Amazon EC2
8 28 (1.08%) Office 365
9 25 (0.97%) Amazon S3
9 25 (0.97%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (0.97%) Serverless
10 24 (0.93%) G Suite
11 23 (0.89%) PaaS
12 19 (0.73%) AWS Lambda
13 14 (0.54%) IaaS
14 11 (0.43%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 10 (0.39%) Amazon CloudWatch
16 9 (0.35%) Amazon ELB
16 9 (0.35%) AWS CodePipeline
16 9 (0.35%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 43 (1.66%) Internet
2 31 (1.20%) Firewall
3 20 (0.77%) TCP/IP
4 19 (0.73%) Network Security
5 18 (0.70%) Multicast
6 16 (0.62%) DNS
6 16 (0.62%) HTTP
6 16 (0.62%) RTMP
7 15 (0.58%) Wireless
8 11 (0.43%) Wireshark
9 10 (0.39%) BGP
10 9 (0.35%) Bluetooth
10 9 (0.35%) DHCP
10 9 (0.35%) Intrusion Detection
10 9 (0.35%) OSPF
11 8 (0.31%) VPN
12 6 (0.23%) HTTPS
12 6 (0.23%) MQTT
12 6 (0.23%) SAN
13 5 (0.19%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 178 (6.88%) Big Data
2 162 (6.26%) SQL Server
3 116 (4.49%) Relational Database
4 114 (4.41%) Blockchain
5 111 (4.29%) MongoDB
6 93 (3.60%) Hadoop
7 90 (3.48%) PostgreSQL
8 80 (3.09%) Apache Cassandra
9 79 (3.05%) MySQL
10 74 (2.86%) NoSQL
11 60 (2.32%) Data Mining
12 53 (2.05%) Apache Hive
13 41 (1.59%) KDB
14 37 (1.43%) Neo4j
15 32 (1.24%) Impala
15 32 (1.24%) Kdb+
16 30 (1.16%) QlikView
17 28 (1.08%) RDBMS
17 28 (1.08%) Redis
18 24 (0.93%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 221 (8.55%) Git (software)
2 182 (7.04%) Jenkins
3 111 (4.29%) JIRA
4 99 (3.83%) Selenium
5 63 (2.44%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 63 (2.44%) Cucumber
6 59 (2.28%) Maven
7 45 (1.74%) Subversion
8 36 (1.39%) Gradle
8 36 (1.39%) Visual Studio
9 35 (1.35%) TeamCity
10 34 (1.31%) SoapUI
11 26 (1.01%) RSpec
12 25 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
13 23 (0.89%) Appium
13 23 (0.89%) EasyMock
14 22 (0.85%) Buildbot
14 22 (0.85%) JUnit
14 22 (0.85%) Ranorex
14 22 (0.85%) WATIR
General
1 979 (37.86%) Finance
2 475 (18.37%) Banking
3 350 (13.53%) Front Office
4 152 (5.88%) Investment Banking
5 138 (5.34%) Games
6 69 (2.67%) German Language
7 65 (2.51%) French Language
7 65 (2.51%) Retail
8 63 (2.44%) Electronics
9 57 (2.20%) Italian Language
9 57 (2.20%) Spanish Language
10 56 (2.17%) Marketing
11 46 (1.78%) Publishing
12 44 (1.70%) Advertising
13 31 (1.20%) Financial Institution
14 30 (1.16%) Law
14 30 (1.16%) Telecoms
15 26 (1.01%) Manufacturing
15 26 (1.01%) Private Banking
16 20 (0.77%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,166 (45.09%) Developer
2 453 (17.52%) C++ Developer
3 367 (14.19%) Software Engineer
4 192 (7.42%) Senior Developer
5 188 (7.27%) Java Developer
6 181 (7.00%) Software Developer
7 143 (5.53%) Python Developer
8 141 (5.45%) C# Developer
9 113 (4.37%) Analyst
10 99 (3.83%) Graduate
11 97 (3.75%) Senior Software Engineer
12 95 (3.67%) Architect
13 91 (3.52%) DevOps Engineer
13 91 (3.52%) Python Engineer
14 88 (3.40%) C++ Software Engineer
15 87 (3.36%) Quantitative Developer
16 86 (3.33%) Graduate Developer
17 84 (3.25%) Data Scientist
18 74 (2.86%) Junior
19 72 (2.78%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 341 (13.19%) .NET
2 195 (7.54%) AngularJS
3 180 (6.96%) HTML
4 169 (6.54%) Node.js
5 167 (6.46%) Web Services
6 136 (5.26%) React
7 114 (4.41%) Spring
8 110 (4.25%) CSS
9 94 (3.63%) Kafka
10 93 (3.60%) FIX Protocol
11 88 (3.40%) TensorFlow
12 84 (3.25%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 83 (3.21%) HTML5
14 73 (2.82%) REST
15 66 (2.55%) RESTful
16 59 (2.28%) XML
17 58 (2.24%) Natural Language Processing
17 58 (2.24%) RabbitMQ
18 55 (2.13%) JSON
19 54 (2.09%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 309 (11.95%) Algorithms
2 283 (10.94%) Derivative
3 237 (9.16%) Hedge funds
4 224 (8.66%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 202 (7.81%) Equities
6 199 (7.70%) Fixed Income
7 197 (7.62%) Analytical Skills
8 183 (7.08%) Data Structures
9 155 (5.99%) Greenfield Project
10 152 (5.88%) Fintech
11 84 (3.25%) User Experience
12 62 (2.40%) Robotics
13 55 (2.13%) Virtual Team
14 54 (2.09%) Embedded Systems
15 49 (1.89%) Market Risk
16 46 (1.78%) Public Cloud
17 45 (1.74%) Data Centre
18 43 (1.66%) Credit Risk
19 41 (1.59%) Management Information System
20 38 (1.47%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 696 (26.91%) Linux
2 253 (9.78%) Windows
3 220 (8.51%) Unix
4 90 (3.48%) Android
5 63 (2.44%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 53 (2.05%) Ubuntu
7 52 (2.01%) Apple iOS
8 43 (1.66%) CentOS
9 28 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
10 27 (1.04%) Debian
11 24 (0.93%) Fedora
12 22 (0.85%) Solaris
12 22 (0.85%) Windows Server
13 13 (0.50%) SUSE
14 12 (0.46%) Robot Operating System
15 10 (0.39%) CoreOS
15 10 (0.39%) Mac OS X
16 9 (0.35%) Kali Linux
16 9 (0.35%) Windows Server 2012
17 6 (0.23%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 793 (30.67%) Software Engineering
2 706 (27.30%) Agile Software Development
3 499 (19.30%) Computer Science
4 388 (15.00%) Machine Learning
5 355 (13.73%) Mathematics
6 286 (11.06%) Problem-Solving
7 281 (10.87%) DevOps
8 256 (9.90%) Analytics
9 239 (9.24%) Artificial Intelligence
10 222 (8.58%) Multithreading
11 219 (8.47%) OO
11 219 (8.47%) Test Automation
12 204 (7.89%) TDD
13 201 (7.77%) Low Latency
14 193 (7.46%) Open Source
15 184 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
16 173 (6.69%) Mentoring
17 169 (6.54%) Data Science
18 158 (6.11%) Asset Management
19 151 (5.84%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 1,526 (59.01%) Python
2 1,447 (55.96%) Java
3 991 (38.32%) C#
4 634 (24.52%) SQL
5 528 (20.42%) C
6 453 (17.52%) JavaScript
7 246 (9.51%) Go
8 230 (8.89%) Ruby
9 225 (8.70%) Perl
10 199 (7.70%) Bash Shell
11 186 (7.19%) R
12 183 (7.08%) Scala
13 115 (4.45%) MATLAB
14 112 (4.33%) PHP
15 94 (3.63%) VBA
16 83 (3.21%) PowerShell
17 82 (3.17%) Haskell
18 64 (2.47%) Objective-C
19 60 (2.32%) Shell Script
20 52 (2.01%) VB
Qualifications
1 542 (20.96%) Degree
2 193 (7.46%) PhD
3 107 (4.14%) Computer Science Degree
4 77 (2.98%) Security Cleared
5 42 (1.62%) Master's Degree
6 36 (1.39%) DV Cleared
7 34 (1.31%) Numerate Degree
8 28 (1.08%) SC Cleared
9 26 (1.01%) MPhil
10 22 (0.85%) SANS
11 21 (0.81%) CISSP
12 19 (0.73%) CEH
13 17 (0.66%) ISTQB
14 16 (0.62%) ISEB
15 13 (0.50%) CISM
15 13 (0.50%) OSCP
16 12 (0.46%) CFA
17 11 (0.43%) AWS Certification
18 9 (0.35%) CHECK Team Member
18 9 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 85 (3.29%) QA
2 31 (1.20%) Data Quality
3 22 (0.85%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 16 (0.62%) MiFID
5 15 (0.58%) Dodd-Frank
5 15 (0.58%) EMIR
6 12 (0.46%) SLA
7 10 (0.39%) GDPR
8 9 (0.35%) DO-178B
8 9 (0.35%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 9 (0.35%) MISRA
8 9 (0.35%) MISRA C
9 7 (0.27%) IFRS
9 7 (0.27%) IFRS 9
10 4 (0.15%) FINRA
10 4 (0.15%) HL7
10 4 (0.15%) Solvency II
11 2 (0.077%) FedRAMP
11 2 (0.077%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
11 2 (0.077%) JTAG
System Software
1 290 (11.21%) Docker
2 21 (0.81%) Virtual Machines
3 18 (0.70%) etcd
4 17 (0.66%) Firmware
5 12 (0.46%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 9 (0.35%) Snort
7 7 (0.27%) Oracle RAC
7 7 (0.27%) Varnish
8 4 (0.15%) Microsoft App-V
9 2 (0.077%) Apache Flume
9 2 (0.077%) HDFS
9 2 (0.077%) iptables
9 2 (0.077%) KVM
9 2 (0.077%) NFS
9 2 (0.077%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 2 (0.077%) Squid
9 2 (0.077%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.077%) VMware Infrastructure
10 1 (0.039%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 121 (4.68%) Kubernetes
2 116 (4.49%) Ansible
3 81 (3.13%) Opscode Chef
4 73 (2.82%) Puppet
5 37 (1.43%) Prometheus
6 36 (1.39%) Terraform
7 34 (1.31%) Salt
8 30 (1.16%) Oozie
9 29 (1.12%) Consul
10 24 (0.93%) Packer
11 21 (0.81%) Icinga
12 20 (0.77%) Nessus
13 15 (0.58%) Grafana
13 15 (0.58%) Nexpose
14 13 (0.50%) Mesos
15 11 (0.43%) ITRS Geneos
16 10 (0.39%) EnCase
16 10 (0.39%) FTK
16 10 (0.39%) Kibana
17 9 (0.35%) QRadar
Vendors
1 246 (9.51%) Oracle
2 125 (4.83%) Google
3 123 (4.76%) Bloomberg
4 121 (4.68%) Reuters
5 100 (3.87%) Microsoft
6 80 (3.09%) Red Hat
7 61 (2.36%) ION Trading
8 57 (2.20%) FXall
8 57 (2.20%) MarketAxess
8 57 (2.20%) Tradeweb
9 51 (1.97%) Eze Software Group
10 42 (1.62%) Tableau
11 36 (1.39%) Solace
11 36 (1.39%) Splunk
12 35 (1.35%) IBM
12 35 (1.35%) TIBCO
13 27 (1.04%) Cisco
13 27 (1.04%) Sybase
14 25 (0.97%) Perforce
15 23 (0.89%) BT