Period
to

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 23 May 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
23 May 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 114 103 99
Rank change year-on-year -11 -4 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2,409 1,105 1,313
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.43% 3.21% 3.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.59% 5.33% 5.94%
Number of salaries quoted 919 770 1,141
10th Percentile £49,500 £47,500 £42,500
25th Percentile £70,000 £60,313 £56,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £95,000 £80,000 £80,000
Median % change year-on-year +18.75% - +14.29%
75th Percentile £130,000 £110,000 £122,500
90th Percentile £185,000 £141,250 £142,500
England median annual salary £70,000 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +21.74% +4.55% +4.76%

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 43,074 20,737 22,090
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.25% 60.30% 57.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18,870 15,556 18,461
10th Percentile £46,250 £43,750 £41,875
25th Percentile £56,250 £55,000 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
Median % change year-on-year +7.14% - +7.69%
75th Percentile £95,000 £88,750 £86,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £105,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +8.70% +4.55% +4.76%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in London

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in London

C++
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in London.

Salary trend for C++ in London

C++
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in London over the 6 months to 23 May 2022.

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 23 May 2022. 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
Jobs
Central London +49 262 £95,000 +22.58% 48
West London -26 61 £60,000 +5.26% 10
East London -41 30 £130,000 +79.31% 23
South London -41 20 £62,500 +8.23% 9
North London -31 9 £47,500 - 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 2022, 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 1,545 (64.13%) Python
2 1,280 (53.13%) Software Engineering
3 1,186 (49.23%) Java
4 846 (35.12%) C#
5 831 (34.50%) Finance
6 746 (30.97%) Computer Science
7 728 (30.22%) Agile
8 686 (28.48%) Degree
9 666 (27.65%) C
10 650 (26.98%) Linux
11 598 (24.82%) JavaScript
12 568 (23.58%) AWS
13 562 (23.33%) Social Skills
14 536 (22.25%) SQL
15 424 (17.60%) DevOps
16 420 (17.43%) Algorithms
17 419 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
18 398 (16.52%) Machine Learning
19 382 (15.86%) Artificial Intelligence
20 381 (15.82%) Mentoring
21 376 (15.61%) Go
22 367 (15.23%) Analytics
23 366 (15.19%) Games
24 357 (14.82%) CI/CD
25 351 (14.57%) Computer Science Degree
26 344 (14.28%) OO
27 335 (13.91%) React
28 317 (13.16%) Docker
29 314 (13.03%) Mathematics
30 299 (12.41%) Full Stack Development

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 63 (2.62%) Apache Spark
2 41 (1.70%) Apache
3 33 (1.37%) Confluence
4 27 (1.12%) Apache Airflow
5 23 (0.95%) Ethereum
5 23 (0.95%) Tornado
6 17 (0.71%) Apache Pulsar
7 11 (0.46%) Elasticsearch
8 10 (0.42%) SharePoint
8 10 (0.42%) WinCC
9 8 (0.33%) Apache Pig
10 7 (0.29%) JBoss
11 4 (0.17%) ArcGIS
11 4 (0.17%) GeoServer
12 3 (0.12%) Apache Solr
12 3 (0.12%) CMS
13 2 (0.083%) Hyperledger
13 2 (0.083%) Luigi
13 2 (0.083%) nginx
13 2 (0.083%) SAS
Applications
1 22 (0.91%) Microsoft Excel
2 17 (0.71%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (0.21%) Maple
4 3 (0.12%) Blender
4 3 (0.12%) LaTeX
4 3 (0.12%) Maya
4 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.12%) Spreadsheet
5 2 (0.083%) EViews
5 2 (0.083%) Sketch
5 2 (0.083%) SPSS
6 1 (0.042%) Adobe Illustrator
6 1 (0.042%) GNU Octave
6 1 (0.042%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 29 (1.20%) Distributed Ledger
2 27 (1.12%) R3 Corda
3 10 (0.42%) MetaTrader
4 5 (0.21%) Summit
5 1 (0.042%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.042%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 568 (23.58%) AWS
2 275 (11.42%) GCP
3 252 (10.46%) Azure
4 184 (7.64%) Serverless
5 86 (3.57%) GitHub
6 43 (1.78%) OpenShift
7 42 (1.74%) SaaS
8 40 (1.66%) AWS Lambda
9 35 (1.45%) PaaS
10 31 (1.29%) AWS Fargate
11 27 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
12 25 (1.04%) Amazon S3
13 22 (0.91%) Power Platform
14 19 (0.79%) Amazon ECS
15 18 (0.75%) npm
15 18 (0.75%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 15 (0.62%) AWS IoT
17 12 (0.50%) AWS CloudFormation
17 12 (0.50%) GitHub Actions
18 10 (0.42%) Snowflake
Communications & Networking
1 60 (2.49%) Internet
2 52 (2.16%) TCP/IP
3 50 (2.08%) Broadband
4 32 (1.33%) Firewall
5 31 (1.29%) HTTP
6 30 (1.25%) Wireless
7 23 (0.95%) Network Security
8 22 (0.91%) MQTT
8 22 (0.91%) VPN
9 21 (0.87%) DHCP
9 21 (0.87%) DNS
10 16 (0.66%) Asterisk PBX
10 16 (0.66%) ISDN
10 16 (0.66%) PBX
10 16 (0.66%) RTP
10 16 (0.66%) SS7
10 16 (0.66%) VoIP
11 14 (0.58%) VLAN
12 12 (0.50%) AMQP
13 10 (0.42%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 234 (9.71%) PostgreSQL
2 156 (6.48%) Relational Database
3 132 (5.48%) MongoDB
4 113 (4.69%) NoSQL
5 111 (4.61%) MySQL
6 82 (3.40%) SQL Server
7 66 (2.74%) Big Data
8 44 (1.83%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 41 (1.70%) Hadoop
10 39 (1.62%) Redis
11 35 (1.45%) Data Mining
12 32 (1.33%) Metadata
13 28 (1.16%) Data Warehouse
14 26 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
15 24 (1.00%) Oracle Database
16 23 (0.95%) Tableau
17 22 (0.91%) Power BI
18 12 (0.50%) Data Lake
19 9 (0.37%) BigQuery
19 9 (0.37%) InfluxDB
Development Applications
1 244 (10.13%) Git (software)
2 194 (8.05%) Jenkins
3 175 (7.26%) JIRA
4 73 (3.03%) GitLab
5 40 (1.66%) CircleCI
6 37 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 36 (1.49%) CMake
8 34 (1.41%) Gerrit
9 31 (1.29%) webpack
10 21 (0.87%) Bitbucket
11 20 (0.83%) Cypress.io
11 20 (0.83%) Selenium
12 18 (0.75%) git-flow
12 18 (0.75%) SonarQube
13 14 (0.58%) IDA Disassembler
14 13 (0.54%) TeamCity
15 12 (0.50%) Subversion
16 11 (0.46%) Appium
16 11 (0.46%) gulp
16 11 (0.46%) Visual Studio
General
1 831 (34.50%) Finance
2 562 (23.33%) Social Skills
3 366 (15.19%) Games
4 232 (9.63%) Inclusion and Diversity
5 205 (8.51%) Analytical Skills
6 171 (7.10%) Banking
7 154 (6.39%) Front Office
8 75 (3.11%) Presentation Skills
8 75 (3.11%) Retail
9 73 (3.03%) Back Office
10 69 (2.86%) Legal
11 68 (2.82%) Investment Banking
12 63 (2.62%) Electronics
13 58 (2.41%) Marketing
14 44 (1.83%) Advertising
15 38 (1.58%) Public Speaking
16 37 (1.54%) Publishing
17 31 (1.29%) Military
17 31 (1.29%) Online Betting
17 31 (1.29%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 769 (31.92%) Developer
2 751 (31.17%) Software Engineer
3 287 (11.91%) C++ Developer
4 202 (8.39%) Senior Developer
5 198 (8.22%) Senior Software Engineer
6 189 (7.85%) Software Developer
7 110 (4.57%) Senior C++ Developer
8 108 (4.48%) Principal Engineer
9 91 (3.78%) C++ Software Engineer
9 91 (3.78%) Programmer
10 87 (3.61%) Python Developer
11 75 (3.11%) Python Engineer
12 71 (2.95%) Quantitative Developer
13 70 (2.91%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 68 (2.82%) Lead Developer
15 66 (2.74%) C++ Software Developer
16 65 (2.70%) Analyst
17 64 (2.66%) Data Engineer
18 62 (2.57%) Python Software Engineer
19 61 (2.53%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 335 (13.91%) React
2 184 (7.64%) .NET
2 184 (7.64%) Node.js
3 176 (7.31%) HTML
4 162 (6.72%) AngularJS
5 158 (6.56%) CSS
6 147 (6.10%) REST
7 101 (4.19%) TensorFlow
8 97 (4.03%) HTML5
9 96 (3.99%) Vue.js
10 92 (3.82%) WPF
11 85 (3.53%) CSS3
12 83 (3.45%) Pandas
13 82 (3.40%) Kafka
14 81 (3.36%) WinForms
15 77 (3.20%) scikit-learn
16 70 (2.91%) Spring
17 64 (2.66%) Django
18 60 (2.49%) RESTful
19 57 (2.37%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 420 (17.43%) Algorithms
2 248 (10.29%) Data Structures
3 239 (9.92%) Equities
4 214 (8.88%) Derivative
5 186 (7.72%) Hedge funds
6 169 (7.02%) Fixed Income
7 153 (6.35%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 103 (4.28%) IoT
9 96 (3.99%) Greenfield Project
10 94 (3.90%) User Experience
11 80 (3.32%) Blockchain
12 73 (3.03%) Self-Motivation
13 61 (2.53%) Mobile App
14 53 (2.20%) Cloud Native
15 52 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
16 49 (2.03%) Robotics
17 48 (1.99%) Embedded Systems
18 47 (1.95%) Blog
18 47 (1.95%) CUDA
19 42 (1.74%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 650 (26.98%) Linux
2 250 (10.38%) Windows
3 141 (5.85%) Android
4 136 (5.65%) Unix
5 106 (4.40%) Apple iOS
6 33 (1.37%) Embedded Linux
7 30 (1.25%) Mac OS
8 13 (0.54%) Ubuntu
9 9 (0.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 6 (0.25%) OpenWrt
11 3 (0.12%) CentOS
11 3 (0.12%) VMS
12 2 (0.083%) Amazon Linux
12 2 (0.083%) Debian
12 2 (0.083%) Mac OS X
12 2 (0.083%) Windows Server
13 1 (0.042%) Alpine Linux
13 1 (0.042%) FreeRTOS
13 1 (0.042%) Solaris
13 1 (0.042%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 1,280 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 746 (30.97%) Computer Science
3 728 (30.22%) Agile
4 424 (17.60%) DevOps
5 419 (17.39%) Problem-Solving
6 398 (16.52%) Machine Learning
7 382 (15.86%) Artificial Intelligence
8 381 (15.82%) Mentoring
9 367 (15.23%) Analytics
10 357 (14.82%) CI/CD
11 344 (14.28%) OO
12 314 (13.03%) Mathematics
13 299 (12.41%) Full Stack Development
14 278 (11.54%) Data Science
15 267 (11.08%) TDD
16 250 (10.38%) Microservices
17 244 (10.13%) Continuous Integration
17 244 (10.13%) Software Testing
18 243 (10.09%) SDLC
19 236 (9.80%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 1,545 (64.13%) Python
2 1,186 (49.23%) Java
3 846 (35.12%) C#
4 666 (27.65%) C
5 598 (24.82%) JavaScript
6 536 (22.25%) SQL
7 376 (15.61%) Go
8 247 (10.25%) TypeScript
9 122 (5.06%) Kotlin
10 104 (4.32%) Ruby
11 103 (4.28%) PHP
12 102 (4.23%) Objective-C
13 92 (3.82%) R
14 89 (3.69%) Scala
15 85 (3.53%) MATLAB
16 84 (3.49%) Perl
16 84 (3.49%) Rust
17 72 (2.99%) Bash
18 54 (2.24%) Shell Script
19 52 (2.16%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 686 (28.48%) Degree
2 351 (14.57%) Computer Science Degree
3 156 (6.48%) PhD
4 80 (3.32%) Security Cleared
5 70 (2.91%) Master's Degree
6 66 (2.74%) SC Cleared
7 14 (0.58%) PMI Certification
8 10 (0.42%) HNC
8 10 (0.42%) HND
8 10 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
9 7 (0.29%) ISTQB
10 6 (0.25%) CREST Certified
11 5 (0.21%) SANS
12 3 (0.12%) CCNA
12 3 (0.12%) Cisco Certification
12 3 (0.12%) MBA
12 3 (0.12%) Microsoft Certification
13 2 (0.083%) CCNP
13 2 (0.083%) CHECK Team Leader
13 2 (0.083%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 149 (6.19%) QA
2 92 (3.82%) Accessibility
3 28 (1.16%) GDPR
4 20 (0.83%) PMO
5 15 (0.62%) IFRS
5 15 (0.62%) IFRS 9
6 13 (0.54%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 11 (0.46%) MiFID
8 10 (0.42%) HIPAA
9 9 (0.37%) Dodd-Frank
9 9 (0.37%) EMIR
10 7 (0.29%) IEC 61131
11 6 (0.25%) PCI DSS
12 5 (0.21%) Data Quality
12 5 (0.21%) ISO/IEC 17025
13 3 (0.12%) JTAG
14 1 (0.042%) ISO 13485
14 1 (0.042%) ISO 20022
14 1 (0.042%) NIST
14 1 (0.042%) Solvency II
System Software
1 317 (13.16%) Docker
2 53 (2.20%) Firmware
3 17 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
4 16 (0.66%) Kamailio
4 16 (0.66%) OpenSIPS
5 6 (0.25%) Active Directory
6 2 (0.083%) VMware ESXi
6 2 (0.083%) VMware Infrastructure
7 1 (0.042%) vSphere
7 1 (0.042%) Xen
Systems Management
1 209 (8.68%) Kubernetes
2 88 (3.65%) Ansible
3 78 (3.24%) Terraform
4 13 (0.54%) Rancher
5 10 (0.42%) Puppet
6 7 (0.29%) Istio
7 6 (0.25%) Grafana
8 4 (0.17%) Prometheus
9 2 (0.083%) Opscode Chef
9 2 (0.083%) Podman
9 2 (0.083%) Salt
9 2 (0.083%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 131 (5.44%) Oracle
2 83 (3.45%) Google
3 66 (2.74%) Facebook
4 60 (2.49%) Microsoft
5 49 (2.03%) BISAM
6 38 (1.58%) Salesforce.com
7 34 (1.41%) Instagram
8 24 (1.00%) Autodesk
9 23 (0.95%) Red Hat
10 21 (0.87%) YouTube
11 20 (0.83%) BT
12 18 (0.75%) Twitter
13 16 (0.66%) AppDynamics
13 16 (0.66%) SaltStack
14 15 (0.62%) LexisNexis
15 13 (0.54%) New Relic
15 13 (0.54%) Refinitiv
15 13 (0.54%) Reuters
15 13 (0.54%) Splunk
16 12 (0.50%) Dataiku