Period
to 23 July 2021

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 July 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
23 Jul 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 111 98 96
Rank change year-on-year -13 -2 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,420 982 1,941
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.16% 3.31% 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% 5.70% 6.01%
Number of salaries quoted 858 851 1,615
10th Percentile £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
25th Percentile £61,416 £57,500 £52,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £82,500 £80,000 £72,500
Median % change year-on-year +3.13% +10.34% +7.41%
75th Percentile £115,000 £115,000 £105,000
90th Percentile £140,000 £142,500 £122,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +9.52% -

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 27,684 17,235 32,309
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.56% 58.08% 56.09%
Number of salaries quoted 17,683 14,365 27,474
10th Percentile £45,000 £42,500 £38,750
25th Percentile £55,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £70,000 £70,000 £65,000
Median % change year-on-year - +7.69% +4.00%
75th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £82,500
90th Percentile £107,500 £105,000 £97,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 July 2021.

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 July 2021. 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 -23 162 £83,750 +11.67% 111
West London +1 64 £65,000 +30.00% 51
East London +13 19 £75,000 -6.25% 24
South London -9 13 £58,500 +69.57% 11
North London +14 4 - - 7
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 July 2021, 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++.

1 848 (59.72%) Python
2 634 (44.65%) Java
3 609 (42.89%) Software Engineering
4 533 (37.54%) Finance
5 487 (34.30%) C#
6 449 (31.62%) Linux
7 370 (26.06%) SQL
8 369 (25.99%) C
9 367 (25.85%) AWS
10 354 (24.93%) Social Skills
11 343 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
12 328 (23.10%) JavaScript
13 326 (22.96%) Degree
14 317 (22.32%) Computer Science
15 262 (18.45%) Analytics
16 241 (16.97%) Algorithms
17 238 (16.76%) GCP
18 229 (16.13%) Azure
19 222 (15.63%) Docker
20 199 (14.01%) Kubernetes
21 193 (13.59%) Node.js
22 187 (13.17%) Machine Learning
23 184 (12.96%) Mathematics
24 179 (12.61%) DevOps
25 175 (12.32%) .NET
26 174 (12.25%) Games
27 171 (12.04%) React
28 170 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
29 166 (11.69%) Artificial Intelligence
30 156 (10.99%) Windows

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 29 (2.04%) Apache Spark
2 27 (1.90%) SAS
3 23 (1.62%) Confluence
4 16 (1.13%) Tornado
5 15 (1.06%) Apache
6 11 (0.77%) WebSphere
7 10 (0.70%) Elasticsearch
7 10 (0.70%) Oracle SOA Suite
8 9 (0.63%) Apache Pulsar
8 9 (0.63%) JBoss
8 9 (0.63%) Tomcat
9 7 (0.49%) Apache Airflow
10 6 (0.42%) Luigi
11 5 (0.35%) Ethereum
12 4 (0.28%) OpenStack
12 4 (0.28%) Oracle Workflow
13 3 (0.21%) Apache Pig
13 3 (0.21%) CMS
14 2 (0.14%) Adobe Experience Manager
14 2 (0.14%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 26 (1.83%) Microsoft Excel
2 13 (0.92%) Maya
3 7 (0.49%) 3ds Max
3 7 (0.49%) ZBrush
4 6 (0.42%) Photoshop
5 4 (0.28%) SPSS
6 3 (0.21%) Quicktime
7 2 (0.14%) Houdini
8 1 (0.070%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.070%) EViews
8 1 (0.070%) Microsoft Office
8 1 (0.070%) MODO
8 1 (0.070%) MS Visio
8 1 (0.070%) NUKE
8 1 (0.070%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (0.70%) Primavera
2 8 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
2 8 (0.56%) R3 Corda
3 7 (0.49%) Summit
4 5 (0.35%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
5 3 (0.21%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 1 (0.070%) BASE24
6 1 (0.070%) Magento
6 1 (0.070%) Oracle Receivables
6 1 (0.070%) Quorum
6 1 (0.070%) Sentinel
6 1 (0.070%) Shopify
6 1 (0.070%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 367 (25.85%) AWS
2 238 (16.76%) GCP
3 229 (16.13%) Azure
4 52 (3.66%) GitHub
5 51 (3.59%) AWS CloudFormation
5 51 (3.59%) Serverless
6 43 (3.03%) SaaS
7 27 (1.90%) Cloud Computing
8 17 (1.20%) PaaS
9 15 (1.06%) Amazon EC2
9 15 (1.06%) IaaS
9 15 (1.06%) OpenShift
10 14 (0.99%) AWS CodeDeploy
11 11 (0.77%) BrowserStack
12 10 (0.70%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (0.70%) Power Platform
12 10 (0.70%) Snowflake
13 9 (0.63%) Amazon S3
13 9 (0.63%) Azure Pipelines
13 9 (0.63%) Azure Sentinel
Communications & Networking
1 43 (3.03%) Broadband
2 34 (2.39%) TCP/IP
3 32 (2.25%) HTTP
4 29 (2.04%) Firewall
5 26 (1.83%) Bluetooth
6 23 (1.62%) Network Security
7 19 (1.34%) Internet
8 15 (1.06%) DVB
8 15 (1.06%) Wireless
9 13 (0.92%) LAN
10 12 (0.85%) Wi-Fi
11 11 (0.77%) WAN
12 10 (0.70%) IPv4
12 10 (0.70%) ZigBee
13 9 (0.63%) Wireshark
14 8 (0.56%) Ethernet
14 8 (0.56%) Intrusion Detection
14 8 (0.56%) VoIP
15 7 (0.49%) SSH
16 6 (0.42%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 136 (9.58%) NoSQL
1 136 (9.58%) PostgreSQL
2 122 (8.59%) Relational Database
3 86 (6.06%) MongoDB
4 75 (5.28%) SQL Server
5 72 (5.07%) Big Data
6 52 (3.66%) MySQL
7 41 (2.89%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 34 (2.39%) Data Warehouse
9 29 (2.04%) SQLite
10 28 (1.97%) Redis
11 27 (1.90%) Blockchain
12 26 (1.83%) RDBMS
13 25 (1.76%) Data Mining
14 14 (0.99%) CockroachDB
14 14 (0.99%) FoundationDB
15 13 (0.92%) BigQuery
16 12 (0.85%) Amazon RDS
16 12 (0.85%) Hadoop
17 11 (0.77%) KDB
Development Applications
1 125 (8.80%) Git (software)
2 78 (5.49%) Jenkins
3 61 (4.30%) JIRA
4 33 (2.32%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 33 (2.32%) SonarQube
4 33 (2.32%) Subversion
5 29 (2.04%) CircleCI
6 21 (1.48%) Bitbucket
7 18 (1.27%) Visual Studio
8 17 (1.20%) GitLab
9 15 (1.06%) Cucumber
9 15 (1.06%) GNU Toolchain
10 11 (0.77%) git-flow
10 11 (0.77%) Maven
11 10 (0.70%) Appium
11 10 (0.70%) CMake
12 9 (0.63%) Metasploit
12 9 (0.63%) Vagrant
13 8 (0.56%) Cypress.io
13 8 (0.56%) webpack
General
1 533 (37.54%) Finance
2 354 (24.93%) Social Skills
3 174 (12.25%) Games
4 144 (10.14%) Front Office
5 135 (9.51%) Banking
6 94 (6.62%) Analytical Skills
7 79 (5.56%) Manufacturing
8 74 (5.21%) Marketing
9 65 (4.58%) Presentation Skills
10 59 (4.15%) Telecoms
11 53 (3.73%) Electronics
12 41 (2.89%) Back Office
13 37 (2.61%) Advertising
14 36 (2.54%) Influencing Skills
14 36 (2.54%) Public Sector
14 36 (2.54%) Retail
15 35 (2.46%) Financial Institution
16 25 (1.76%) Law
17 20 (1.41%) Legal
18 19 (1.34%) Inclusion and Diversity
Job Titles
1 525 (36.97%) Developer
2 276 (19.44%) Software Engineer
3 167 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 102 (7.18%) Senior Developer
5 94 (6.62%) Software Developer
6 74 (5.21%) Senior Software Engineer
7 71 (5.00%) React Developer
8 70 (4.93%) Lead Developer
9 68 (4.79%) Front Office Developer
10 58 (4.08%) Quantitative Developer
11 57 (4.01%) Backend Developer
12 54 (3.80%) Senior C++ Developer
13 51 (3.59%) C++ Software Engineer
14 47 (3.31%) Analyst
15 45 (3.17%) Junior
16 43 (3.03%) C++ Software Developer
16 43 (3.03%) Python Developer
17 42 (2.96%) Java Developer
18 41 (2.89%) Senior Software Developer
19 40 (2.82%) Data Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 193 (13.59%) Node.js
2 175 (12.32%) .NET
3 171 (12.04%) React
4 105 (7.39%) GraphQL
5 93 (6.55%) REST
6 86 (6.06%) HTML
7 75 (5.28%) .NET Core
8 72 (5.07%) OpenGL
9 71 (5.00%) Spring
10 67 (4.72%) CSS
11 64 (4.51%) Qt
12 62 (4.37%) AngularJS
12 62 (4.37%) TensorFlow
13 61 (4.30%) RESTful
14 51 (3.59%) Django
15 48 (3.38%) ASP.NET
16 46 (3.24%) Web Services
17 45 (3.17%) HTML5
18 44 (3.10%) Unity (Game Engine)
19 42 (2.96%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 241 (16.97%) Algorithms
2 151 (10.63%) Data Structures
3 132 (9.30%) Derivative
4 128 (9.01%) Hedge funds
5 117 (8.24%) Equities
6 116 (8.17%) Fixed Income
7 103 (7.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 62 (4.37%) Augmented Reality
9 60 (4.23%) Credit Risk
10 58 (4.08%) Enterprise Software
11 57 (4.01%) Greenfield Project
12 46 (3.24%) Blog
13 38 (2.68%) Embedded Systems
14 37 (2.61%) Cloud Native
15 35 (2.46%) Virtual Team
16 33 (2.32%) Self-Motivation
16 33 (2.32%) Video\Live Streaming
17 32 (2.25%) STB
18 31 (2.18%) Social Media
19 29 (2.04%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 449 (31.62%) Linux
2 156 (10.99%) Windows
3 119 (8.38%) Unix
4 109 (7.68%) Android
5 85 (5.99%) Apple iOS
6 47 (3.31%) Embedded Linux
7 16 (1.13%) Mac OS X
8 9 (0.63%) Kali Linux
9 7 (0.49%) CentOS
10 6 (0.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 5 (0.35%) Debian
11 5 (0.35%) Mac OS
12 4 (0.28%) Ubuntu
13 2 (0.14%) Solaris
14 1 (0.070%) AIX
14 1 (0.070%) Alpine Linux
14 1 (0.070%) FreeRTOS
14 1 (0.070%) VMS
14 1 (0.070%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 609 (42.89%) Software Engineering
2 343 (24.15%) Agile Software Development
3 317 (22.32%) Computer Science
4 262 (18.45%) Analytics
5 187 (13.17%) Machine Learning
6 184 (12.96%) Mathematics
7 179 (12.61%) DevOps
8 170 (11.97%) Problem-Solving
9 166 (11.69%) Artificial Intelligence
10 155 (10.92%) Microservices
11 138 (9.72%) Data Science
12 132 (9.30%) OO
13 131 (9.23%) Open Source
14 124 (8.73%) Test Automation
15 111 (7.82%) TDD
16 102 (7.18%) Mentoring
17 97 (6.83%) SDLC
18 94 (6.62%) Fintech
19 89 (6.27%) Continuous Integration
20 85 (5.99%) Asset Management
Programming Languages
1 848 (59.72%) Python
2 634 (44.65%) Java
3 487 (34.30%) C#
4 370 (26.06%) SQL
5 369 (25.99%) C
6 328 (23.10%) JavaScript
7 154 (10.85%) Go
8 151 (10.63%) TypeScript
9 130 (9.15%) Kotlin
10 102 (7.18%) Scala
11 84 (5.92%) R
12 78 (5.49%) Rust
13 65 (4.58%) Ruby
14 62 (4.37%) Bash Shell
15 46 (3.24%) MATLAB
16 45 (3.17%) Objective-C
17 42 (2.96%) Perl
18 37 (2.61%) PowerShell
19 34 (2.39%) VB
20 28 (1.97%) VBA
Qualifications
1 326 (22.96%) Degree
2 90 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
3 87 (6.13%) Master's Degree
4 84 (5.92%) PhD
5 19 (1.34%) Security Cleared
6 8 (0.56%) OSCP
6 8 (0.56%) SC Cleared
7 7 (0.49%) Postgraduate
8 6 (0.42%) ISTQB
8 6 (0.42%) Numerate Degree
9 5 (0.35%) Chartered Engineer
10 4 (0.28%) (ISC)2 CCSP
10 4 (0.28%) CCSP
10 4 (0.28%) CEH
10 4 (0.28%) Cisco Certification
10 4 (0.28%) CREST Certified
10 4 (0.28%) GIAC
11 2 (0.14%) AWS Certification
11 2 (0.14%) CFA
12 1 (0.070%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 91 (6.41%) QA
2 40 (2.82%) GDPR
3 9 (0.63%) Basel II
3 9 (0.63%) CRD IV
4 8 (0.56%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 6 (0.42%) PCI DSS
6 5 (0.35%) HAZOP
6 5 (0.35%) HIPAA
6 5 (0.35%) IEC 61508
6 5 (0.35%) ISO 20022
6 5 (0.35%) ISO 26262
6 5 (0.35%) Solvency II
7 4 (0.28%) SOC 2
8 3 (0.21%) Accessibility
9 2 (0.14%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.14%) ISO 15022
9 2 (0.14%) NIST
10 1 (0.070%) COBIT
10 1 (0.070%) MiFID
System Software
1 222 (15.63%) Docker
2 35 (2.46%) Firmware
3 11 (0.77%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 11 (0.77%) etcd
4 9 (0.63%) VMware Infrastructure
5 8 (0.56%) Snort
5 8 (0.56%) Squid
6 5 (0.35%) Active Directory
7 4 (0.28%) Kamailio
7 4 (0.28%) OpenSIPS
8 2 (0.14%) Virtual Machines
8 2 (0.14%) Xen
9 1 (0.070%) HDFS
9 1 (0.070%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 199 (14.01%) Kubernetes
2 130 (9.15%) Terraform
3 52 (3.66%) Ansible
4 19 (1.34%) Puppet
5 18 (1.27%) Consul
6 17 (1.20%) Opscode Chef
7 16 (1.13%) Grafana
8 14 (0.99%) Prometheus
9 10 (0.70%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (0.63%) Packer
10 9 (0.63%) SCCM
11 8 (0.56%) Nessus
11 8 (0.56%) Nexpose
11 8 (0.56%) Suricata
12 4 (0.28%) Salt
13 2 (0.14%) BMC PATROL
13 2 (0.14%) Istio
13 2 (0.14%) Mesos
13 2 (0.14%) Nagios
14 1 (0.070%) Knative
Vendors
1 122 (8.59%) Oracle
2 117 (8.24%) Google
3 63 (4.44%) Microsoft
4 25 (1.76%) SAP
5 22 (1.55%) Facebook
5 22 (1.55%) IBM
5 22 (1.55%) Snapchat
6 21 (1.48%) Yahoo!
6 21 (1.48%) YouTube
7 16 (1.13%) Spotify
8 14 (0.99%) Splunk
9 13 (0.92%) VMware
10 11 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
11 10 (0.70%) Autodesk
12 9 (0.63%) Alibaba
12 9 (0.63%) Cisco
12 9 (0.63%) LogRhythm
13 8 (0.56%) Carbon Black
13 8 (0.56%) CrowdStrike
13 8 (0.56%) Zscaler