Period
to 24 January 2020

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 24 January 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
24 Jan 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 89 66 87
Rank change year-on-year -23 +21 -20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,835 2,644 2,648
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.59% 4.19% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.35% 7.33% 6.84%
Number of salaries quoted 1,506 2,288 2,090
London median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £40,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £152,500 £115,000 £115,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +10.00% +5.26%

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 28,905 36,070 38,704
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.48% 57.18% 55.24%
Number of salaries quoted 24,075 30,180 31,865
London median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% +4.35%
10th Percentile £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £102,500 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +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 24 January 2020.

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 24 January 2020. 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 -13 450 £75,000 +3.45% 107
West London -13 65 £60,000 +4.35% 38
South London +8 38 £52,500 -8.70% 10
East London +9 10 £42,500 -22.73% 37
North London 0 5 £55,000 +50.68% 7
C++
England

For the 6 months to 24 January 2020, 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 1,212 (66.05%) Python
2 1,052 (57.33%) Java
3 825 (44.96%) Finance
4 753 (41.04%) C#
5 676 (36.84%) Software Engineering
6 511 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
7 464 (25.29%) AWS
8 463 (25.23%) Computer Science
9 443 (24.14%) Front Office
10 430 (23.43%) JavaScript
11 420 (22.89%) Linux
12 417 (22.72%) Degree
13 383 (20.87%) Hedge funds
14 377 (20.54%) Derivative
15 363 (19.78%) Fixed Income
16 351 (19.13%) SQL
17 319 (17.38%) C
18 314 (17.11%) Analytics
19 308 (16.78%) Banking
20 297 (16.19%) Asset Management
21 295 (16.08%) Web Services
22 266 (14.50%) Mathematics
23 263 (14.33%) .NET
24 253 (13.79%) Azure
25 246 (13.41%) Investment Management
26 244 (13.30%) Mentoring
27 241 (13.13%) Equities
28 239 (13.02%) Artificial Intelligence
29 230 (12.53%) DevOps
29 230 (12.53%) Open Source

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 79 (4.31%) Elasticsearch
2 54 (2.94%) Apache Spark
3 41 (2.23%) Apache
4 38 (2.07%) Tomcat
5 27 (1.47%) nginx
6 15 (0.82%) SAS
7 13 (0.71%) WebSphere
8 12 (0.65%) Apache Airflow
8 12 (0.65%) Confluence
8 12 (0.65%) Luigi
9 9 (0.49%) Jupyter
10 8 (0.44%) IIS
11 5 (0.27%) MTS
12 4 (0.22%) IBM Notes
12 4 (0.22%) MS Exchange
12 4 (0.22%) WebSphere Application Server
13 3 (0.16%) DNN
13 3 (0.16%) OpenStack
13 3 (0.16%) Tornado
14 2 (0.11%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 54 (2.94%) Microsoft Excel
2 20 (1.09%) Microsoft Office
3 10 (0.54%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.33%) NUKE
5 4 (0.22%) Maya
6 3 (0.16%) Houdini
7 2 (0.11%) 3ds Max
7 2 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
7 2 (0.11%) ZBrush
8 1 (0.054%) CPLEX
8 1 (0.054%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 98 (5.34%) FINCAD Analytics
2 49 (2.67%) thinkFolio
3 29 (1.58%) LatentZero
4 7 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.22%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.16%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.16%) RMDS
7 2 (0.11%) Relativity
8 1 (0.054%) Dynamics CRM
8 1 (0.054%) OpenText MBPM
8 1 (0.054%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.054%) StreamServe
Cloud Services
1 464 (25.29%) AWS
2 253 (13.79%) Azure
3 228 (12.43%) GCP
4 76 (4.14%) Amazon S3
5 70 (3.81%) SaaS
6 52 (2.83%) Serverless
7 47 (2.56%) AWS Lambda
7 47 (2.56%) OpenShift
8 25 (1.36%) Amazon SQS
9 24 (1.31%) GitHub
10 23 (1.25%) Amazon EC2
11 20 (1.09%) Cloud Computing
12 15 (0.82%) Amazon ElastiCache
12 15 (0.82%) CloudFront
12 15 (0.82%) Route 53
12 15 (0.82%) Virtual Private Cloud
13 14 (0.76%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 9 (0.49%) PaaS
15 6 (0.33%) Amazon EMR
15 6 (0.33%) Cloudflare
Communications & Networking
1 40 (2.18%) Internet
2 32 (1.74%) HTTP
2 32 (1.74%) TCP/IP
3 29 (1.58%) DNS
4 26 (1.42%) Firewall
5 8 (0.44%) Multicast
5 8 (0.44%) Wireless
6 6 (0.33%) FTP
6 6 (0.33%) Network Security
6 6 (0.33%) Wireshark
7 5 (0.27%) LAN
7 5 (0.27%) WAN
8 4 (0.22%) Cisco IOS
9 3 (0.16%) VoIP
9 3 (0.16%) VPN
10 2 (0.11%) Bluetooth
10 2 (0.11%) Broadband
10 2 (0.11%) DHCP
10 2 (0.11%) PPP
10 2 (0.11%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 154 (8.39%) PostgreSQL
2 133 (7.25%) NoSQL
3 128 (6.98%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 116 (6.32%) Amazon Athena
5 105 (5.72%) SQL Server
6 88 (4.80%) Big Data
7 84 (4.58%) Relational Database
8 70 (3.81%) Amazon RDS
9 63 (3.43%) Redis
10 52 (2.83%) Hadoop
11 47 (2.56%) MongoDB
12 32 (1.74%) Blockchain
13 25 (1.36%) KDB
14 23 (1.25%) MySQL
15 20 (1.09%) Data Mining
16 18 (0.98%) SQL Server Reporting Services
17 14 (0.76%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 12 (0.65%) DB2
19 11 (0.60%) Amazon Redshift
19 11 (0.60%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 90 (4.90%) Jenkins
2 89 (4.85%) Git (software)
3 46 (2.51%) Artifactory
4 44 (2.40%) Visual Studio
5 29 (1.58%) GitLab
6 23 (1.25%) JIRA
7 22 (1.20%) Cucumber
7 22 (1.20%) Selenium
8 20 (1.09%) TeamCity
9 19 (1.04%) Maven
10 17 (0.93%) JMeter
11 14 (0.76%) Bitbucket
11 14 (0.76%) Metasploit
11 14 (0.76%) Snyk
11 14 (0.76%) SonarQube
12 13 (0.71%) PhantomJS
13 10 (0.54%) LoadRunner
14 9 (0.49%) Gradle
14 9 (0.49%) JUnit
14 9 (0.49%) Subversion
General
1 825 (44.96%) Finance
2 443 (24.14%) Front Office
3 308 (16.78%) Banking
4 78 (4.25%) Games
5 53 (2.89%) Investment Banking
6 35 (1.91%) Telecoms
7 31 (1.69%) Law
8 28 (1.53%) Aerospace
8 28 (1.53%) Financial Institution
9 26 (1.42%) Electronics
10 24 (1.31%) French Language
11 23 (1.25%) Retail
12 22 (1.20%) German Language
12 22 (1.20%) Italian Language
12 22 (1.20%) Spanish Language
13 16 (0.87%) Public Sector
14 15 (0.82%) Advertising
15 14 (0.76%) Billing
16 13 (0.71%) Manufacturing
17 10 (0.54%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 692 (37.71%) Developer
2 297 (16.19%) C++ Developer
3 246 (13.41%) Software Engineer
4 142 (7.74%) Python Developer
5 136 (7.41%) Software Developer
6 110 (5.99%) Java Developer
7 109 (5.94%) DevOps Engineer
8 104 (5.67%) C# Developer
9 97 (5.29%) Architect
10 89 (4.85%) Junior
11 84 (4.58%) Graduate
12 80 (4.36%) Quantitative Developer
13 75 (4.09%) Graduate Developer
13 75 (4.09%) Senior Developer
14 74 (4.03%) C++ Software Engineer
15 69 (3.76%) Junior Developer
16 65 (3.54%) Engineering Manager
17 60 (3.27%) C++/C# Developer
17 60 (3.27%) C++/Java Developer
18 56 (3.05%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 295 (16.08%) Web Services
2 263 (14.33%) .NET
3 188 (10.25%) J2EE
4 179 (9.75%) Node.js
5 149 (8.12%) React
6 135 (7.36%) AngularJS
7 77 (4.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 67 (3.65%) HTML
9 65 (3.54%) Kafka
10 53 (2.89%) REST
11 51 (2.78%) Middleware
12 50 (2.72%) Qt
13 45 (2.45%) .NET Framework
14 42 (2.29%) FIX Protocol
15 40 (2.18%) TensorFlow
16 36 (1.96%) Pandas
17 35 (1.91%) ASP.NET
18 32 (1.74%) RabbitMQ
19 30 (1.63%) Apache Flex
19 30 (1.63%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 383 (20.87%) Hedge funds
2 377 (20.54%) Derivative
3 363 (19.78%) Fixed Income
4 241 (13.13%) Equities
5 216 (11.77%) Algorithms
6 175 (9.54%) Greenfield Project
7 136 (7.41%) Equity Derivative
8 129 (7.03%) Analytical Skills
9 125 (6.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 109 (5.94%) Data Structures
11 74 (4.03%) Public Cloud
12 69 (3.76%) Exotic Derivative
13 68 (3.71%) User Experience
14 67 (3.65%) Management Information System
15 61 (3.32%) Self-Motivation
16 56 (3.05%) Blog
17 32 (1.74%) Market Risk
18 24 (1.31%) Reference Data
19 22 (1.20%) Linux Command Line
19 22 (1.20%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 420 (22.89%) Linux
2 182 (9.92%) Windows
3 115 (6.27%) Unix
4 38 (2.07%) Android
5 23 (1.25%) Ubuntu
6 19 (1.04%) Apple iOS
7 17 (0.93%) CentOS
8 14 (0.76%) Kali Linux
9 13 (0.71%) Embedded Linux
10 11 (0.60%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 10 (0.54%) Debian
11 10 (0.54%) Windows Server
12 8 (0.44%) Robot Operating System
13 5 (0.27%) Mac OS X
13 5 (0.27%) Windows 7
13 5 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
14 4 (0.22%) Solaris
15 3 (0.16%) FreeRTOS
15 3 (0.16%) Mac OS
16 2 (0.11%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 676 (36.84%) Software Engineering
2 511 (27.85%) Agile Software Development
3 463 (25.23%) Computer Science
4 314 (17.11%) Analytics
5 297 (16.19%) Asset Management
6 266 (14.50%) Mathematics
7 246 (13.41%) Investment Management
8 244 (13.30%) Mentoring
9 239 (13.02%) Artificial Intelligence
10 230 (12.53%) DevOps
10 230 (12.53%) Open Source
11 201 (10.95%) Problem-Solving
12 199 (10.84%) OO
13 187 (10.19%) Migration
14 183 (9.97%) Machine Learning
15 172 (9.37%) Test Automation
16 171 (9.32%) Data Analytics
17 162 (8.83%) Decision-Making
17 162 (8.83%) Performance Management
18 149 (8.12%) Fintech
Programming Languages
1 1,212 (66.05%) Python
2 1,052 (57.33%) Java
3 753 (41.04%) C#
4 430 (23.43%) JavaScript
5 351 (19.13%) SQL
6 319 (17.38%) C
7 168 (9.16%) R
8 155 (8.45%) Go
9 125 (6.81%) Kotlin
10 107 (5.83%) Bash Shell
11 104 (5.67%) Ruby
12 88 (4.80%) Scala
13 86 (4.69%) TypeScript
14 71 (3.87%) Perl
15 52 (2.83%) PowerShell
16 46 (2.51%) MATLAB
17 30 (1.63%) Ada
18 29 (1.58%) Shell Script
19 27 (1.47%) VBA
20 23 (1.25%) Korn
Qualifications
1 417 (22.72%) Degree
2 161 (8.77%) Computer Science Degree
3 100 (5.45%) PhD
4 43 (2.34%) Master's Degree
5 34 (1.85%) Security Cleared
6 30 (1.63%) Numerate Degree
7 23 (1.25%) SC Cleared
8 17 (0.93%) CISSP
9 16 (0.87%) CISA
9 16 (0.87%) CISM
10 15 (0.82%) CREST Certified
11 13 (0.71%) OSCP
12 12 (0.65%) CHECK Team Leader
12 12 (0.65%) CHECK Team Member
13 10 (0.54%) DV Cleared
14 5 (0.27%) IIBA
15 3 (0.16%) AWS Certification
15 3 (0.16%) SANS
15 3 (0.16%) Six Sigma Green Belt
16 2 (0.11%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 71 (3.87%) QA
2 14 (0.76%) GDPR
2 14 (0.76%) MiFID
3 12 (0.65%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.65%) SLA
4 10 (0.54%) Dodd-Frank
4 10 (0.54%) EMIR
5 3 (0.16%) ISO 13485
5 3 (0.16%) JTAG
5 3 (0.16%) PMO
6 2 (0.11%) FINRA
System Software
1 201 (10.95%) Docker
2 29 (1.58%) Firmware
3 23 (1.25%) Active Directory
4 15 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.54%) Virtual Machines
6 5 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
6 5 (0.27%) etcd
7 3 (0.16%) Microsoft App-V
8 1 (0.054%) ACF2
8 1 (0.054%) Apache Flume
8 1 (0.054%) BIND 9
8 1 (0.054%) Ceph
8 1 (0.054%) Lustre
8 1 (0.054%) NFS
8 1 (0.054%) RACF
8 1 (0.054%) Samba
Systems Management
1 216 (11.77%) Kubernetes
2 83 (4.52%) Ansible
3 67 (3.65%) Puppet
4 62 (3.38%) Terraform
5 56 (3.05%) Opscode Chef
6 42 (2.29%) SCCM
7 30 (1.63%) Nessus
8 27 (1.47%) Consul
9 23 (1.25%) Salt
10 20 (1.09%) Mesos
11 18 (0.98%) Prometheus
12 16 (0.87%) EnCase
12 16 (0.87%) McAfee ePO
13 15 (0.82%) BMC PATROL
14 14 (0.76%) Nmap
14 14 (0.76%) Sysdig
15 12 (0.65%) FTK
15 12 (0.65%) Icinga
16 9 (0.49%) Packer
17 7 (0.38%) Rancher
Vendors
1 146 (7.96%) Google
2 120 (6.54%) Bloomberg
3 105 (5.72%) Microsoft
4 59 (3.22%) Oracle
5 41 (2.23%) Splunk
6 29 (1.58%) Charles River
6 29 (1.58%) Eze Castle Integration
6 29 (1.58%) SimCorp
7 23 (1.25%) Reuters
8 21 (1.14%) ION Trading
8 21 (1.14%) Tradeweb
9 20 (1.09%) Eze Software Group
9 20 (1.09%) FXall
9 20 (1.09%) MarketAxess
10 18 (0.98%) IBM
11 17 (0.93%) CyberArk
11 17 (0.93%) VMware
12 16 (0.87%) Aveksa
12 16 (0.87%) LogRhythm
12 16 (0.87%) McAfee