Period
to 20 August 2018

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

C++
England > London
6 months to
20 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 77 77 71
Rank change year-on-year 0 -6 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2,723 2,969 3,374
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.94% 4.03% 4.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.94% 7.30% 7.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2,146 2,306 2,980
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £63,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -0.79% -3.08%
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £107,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £46,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.13% -3.16% -

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 39,254 40,644 43,928
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.80% 55.19% 54.41%
Number of salaries quoted 32,279 32,694 38,761
London median annual salary £62,500 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.17% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 20 August 2018.

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 20 August 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
Central London -30 461 £72,500 +11.54% 126
West London -15 104 £55,000 +10.00% 79
South London +7 58 £40,000 +6.67% 9
East London -8 26 £95,000 +31.03% 15
North London 0 5 £45,000 +20.00% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 London region with a requirement for C++.

1 1,633 (59.97%) Java
2 1,505 (55.27%) Python
3 1,137 (41.76%) Finance
4 947 (34.78%) C#
5 810 (29.75%) Linux
6 797 (29.27%) Degree
7 760 (27.91%) SQL
8 714 (26.22%) Computer Science
9 692 (25.41%) Software Engineering
10 592 (21.74%) C
11 584 (21.45%) Banking
12 583 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
13 561 (20.60%) Problem-Solving
14 527 (19.35%) Mathematics
15 475 (17.44%) JavaScript
16 412 (15.13%) Algorithms
17 391 (14.36%) Big Data
18 388 (14.25%) Low Latency
19 374 (13.73%) Machine Learning
20 370 (13.59%) Unix
21 365 (13.40%) Analytics
22 359 (13.18%) Investment Banking
23 357 (13.11%) OO
24 350 (12.85%) .NET
25 346 (12.71%) Front Office
26 338 (12.41%) PhD
27 324 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
28 314 (11.53%) Risk Management
29 310 (11.38%) Windows
30 299 (10.98%) Multithreading

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
1 122 (4.48%) Apache Spark
2 83 (3.05%) Apache
3 68 (2.50%) Ethereum
4 64 (2.35%) Tomcat
5 38 (1.40%) Elasticsearch
6 29 (1.07%) Confluence
7 22 (0.81%) Apache Pig
8 20 (0.73%) WebSphere
9 17 (0.62%) SharePoint
10 16 (0.59%) IIS
11 15 (0.55%) SAS
12 14 (0.51%) IBM Notes
13 12 (0.44%) MS Exchange
14 11 (0.40%) CMS
14 11 (0.40%) OpenStack
14 11 (0.40%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 10 (0.37%) nginx
16 9 (0.33%) Sitecore CMS
16 9 (0.33%) Tornado
17 8 (0.29%) Alfresco
Applications
1 66 (2.42%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.44%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 11 (0.40%) SPSS
4 7 (0.26%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
6 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
6 3 (0.11%) GNU Octave
6 3 (0.11%) LibreOffice
6 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.073%) GIMP
7 2 (0.073%) Mathematica
7 2 (0.073%) Simulink
8 1 (0.037%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.037%) Adobe Creative Suite
8 1 (0.037%) Houdini
8 1 (0.037%) Maya
8 1 (0.037%) NUKE
8 1 (0.037%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 43 (1.58%) thinkFolio
2 29 (1.07%) Distributed Ledger
3 19 (0.70%) Concordance
3 19 (0.70%) Relativity
4 12 (0.44%) Summit
5 7 (0.26%) NetSuite
5 7 (0.26%) Ringtail
6 5 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
6 5 (0.18%) MetaTrader
7 4 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 3 (0.11%) Dynamics AX
8 3 (0.11%) Epicor Tropos
8 3 (0.11%) Ripple
8 3 (0.11%) RMDS
9 2 (0.073%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 1 (0.037%) Actimize
10 1 (0.037%) BASE24
10 1 (0.037%) Oracle AML
10 1 (0.037%) Oracle SCM
10 1 (0.037%) R3 Corda
Cloud Services
1 219 (8.04%) Amazon AWS
2 132 (4.85%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (1.80%) Cloud Computing
4 46 (1.69%) SaaS
5 44 (1.62%) GitHub
6 43 (1.58%) Google Cloud Platform
7 34 (1.25%) Amazon S3
8 24 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
8 24 (0.88%) Office 365
9 21 (0.77%) IaaS
10 17 (0.62%) G Suite
10 17 (0.62%) Slack
11 16 (0.59%) Loggly
11 16 (0.59%) Sumo Logic
12 12 (0.44%) PaaS
13 11 (0.40%) Force.com
13 11 (0.40%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 7 (0.26%) Azure Active Directory
14 7 (0.26%) IBM Cloud
14 7 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 66 (2.42%) TCP/IP
2 61 (2.24%) HTTP
3 39 (1.43%) Internet
4 32 (1.18%) Firewall
5 18 (0.66%) DNS
5 18 (0.66%) Multicast
5 18 (0.66%) Network Security
6 15 (0.55%) SSL
7 14 (0.51%) Bluetooth
7 14 (0.51%) Wi-Fi
8 12 (0.44%) HTTPS
8 12 (0.44%) Wireless
9 11 (0.40%) NFC
10 10 (0.37%) Ethernet
10 10 (0.37%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
10 10 (0.37%) VPN
11 6 (0.22%) X.509
12 5 (0.18%) CDMA
12 5 (0.18%) LTE
12 5 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 391 (14.36%) Big Data
2 237 (8.70%) Blockchain
3 213 (7.82%) SQL Server
4 195 (7.16%) Relational Database
5 149 (5.47%) MySQL
6 117 (4.30%) NoSQL
7 98 (3.60%) PostgreSQL
8 88 (3.23%) MongoDB
9 86 (3.16%) Hadoop
10 54 (1.98%) DB2
11 53 (1.95%) RDBMS
12 52 (1.91%) Redis
13 50 (1.84%) Apache Cassandra
14 46 (1.69%) Apache Hive
15 32 (1.18%) Data Lake
16 26 (0.95%) MemSQL
17 23 (0.84%) KDB
18 20 (0.73%) Data Warehouse
19 16 (0.59%) Flink
19 16 (0.59%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 230 (8.45%) Git (software)
2 130 (4.77%) Jenkins
3 82 (3.01%) JIRA
4 80 (2.94%) Selenium
5 65 (2.39%) Visual Studio
6 61 (2.24%) Maven
7 59 (2.17%) Subversion
8 45 (1.65%) Team Foundation Server
9 41 (1.51%) Gradle
10 39 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 29 (1.07%) CMake
12 28 (1.03%) Cucumber
13 24 (0.88%) NUnit
14 23 (0.84%) JUnit
15 19 (0.70%) Appium
15 19 (0.70%) Eclipse
15 19 (0.70%) JMeter
15 19 (0.70%) SoapUI
16 18 (0.66%) TeamCity
17 17 (0.62%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,137 (41.76%) Finance
2 584 (21.45%) Banking
3 359 (13.18%) Investment Banking
4 346 (12.71%) Front Office
5 294 (10.80%) Financial Institution
6 109 (4.00%) Games
7 77 (2.83%) Retail
8 67 (2.46%) Telecoms
9 47 (1.73%) Publishing
10 46 (1.69%) French Language
11 44 (1.62%) German Language
12 41 (1.51%) Advertising
12 41 (1.51%) Italian Language
13 36 (1.32%) Electronics
14 29 (1.07%) Back Office
14 29 (1.07%) Marketing
15 27 (0.99%) Law
16 24 (0.88%) Legal
17 21 (0.77%) Manufacturing
18 10 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 1,224 (44.95%) Developer
2 491 (18.03%) C++ Developer
3 308 (11.31%) Software Engineer
4 215 (7.90%) Software Developer
5 167 (6.13%) Senior Developer
6 156 (5.73%) Analyst
6 156 (5.73%) Graduate
7 154 (5.66%) Python Developer
8 146 (5.36%) Java Developer
9 122 (4.48%) Graduate Developer
10 116 (4.26%) C# Developer
11 104 (3.82%) Data Scientist
12 97 (3.56%) C++ Software Engineer
13 92 (3.38%) Quantitative Developer
14 89 (3.27%) Support Engineer
15 79 (2.90%) .NET Developer
16 78 (2.86%) Architect
16 78 (2.86%) Junior
17 76 (2.79%) Applications Support
18 74 (2.72%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 350 (12.85%) .NET
2 203 (7.46%) HTML
3 159 (5.84%) Node.js
4 151 (5.55%) AngularJS
5 147 (5.40%) Web Services
6 136 (4.99%) Natural Language Processing
7 125 (4.59%) CSS
8 102 (3.75%) Kafka
9 96 (3.53%) FIX Protocol
10 94 (3.45%) RESTful
11 92 (3.38%) STL
12 91 (3.34%) React
12 91 (3.34%) XML
13 89 (3.27%) Spring
14 82 (3.01%) HTML5
15 77 (2.83%) REST
16 70 (2.57%) jQuery
16 70 (2.57%) Smart Contracts
17 63 (2.31%) JSON
18 61 (2.24%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 714 (26.22%) Computer Science
2 412 (15.13%) Algorithms
3 324 (11.90%) Analytical Skills
4 255 (9.36%) Fintech
5 246 (9.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 245 (9.00%) Equities
7 237 (8.70%) Hedge funds
8 235 (8.63%) Derivative
9 216 (7.93%) Cyberthreat
10 194 (7.12%) Fixed Income
11 192 (7.05%) Data Structures
12 139 (5.10%) Greenfield Project
13 122 (4.48%) Self-Motivation
14 107 (3.93%) Bitcoin
15 95 (3.49%) User Experience
16 67 (2.46%) Management Information System
17 63 (2.31%) Market Risk
18 50 (1.84%) Data Centre
19 41 (1.51%) Public Cloud
20 40 (1.47%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 810 (29.75%) Linux
2 370 (13.59%) Unix
3 310 (11.38%) Windows
4 105 (3.86%) Android
5 54 (1.98%) Apple iOS
6 31 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 29 (1.07%) Solaris
8 28 (1.03%) Mac OS X
8 28 (1.03%) Windows Server
9 18 (0.66%) Windows Phone
10 17 (0.62%) CentOS
11 16 (0.59%) Nucleus RTOS
11 16 (0.59%) VMS
12 12 (0.44%) Ubuntu
13 11 (0.40%) Fedora
14 9 (0.33%) AIX
15 8 (0.29%) HPUX
16 6 (0.22%) CoreOS
16 6 (0.22%) Embedded Linux
17 5 (0.18%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 692 (25.41%) Software Engineering
2 583 (21.41%) Agile Software Development
3 561 (20.60%) Problem-Solving
4 527 (19.35%) Mathematics
5 388 (14.25%) Low Latency
6 374 (13.73%) Machine Learning
7 365 (13.40%) Analytics
8 357 (13.11%) OO
9 314 (11.53%) Risk Management
10 299 (10.98%) Multithreading
11 275 (10.10%) TDD
12 273 (10.03%) Investment Management
13 261 (9.59%) DevOps
14 235 (8.63%) Physics
15 232 (8.52%) SDLC
16 228 (8.37%) Test Automation
17 223 (8.19%) Open Source
18 221 (8.12%) Strategic Thinking
19 219 (8.04%) Innovative Thinking
20 214 (7.86%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,633 (59.97%) Java
2 1,505 (55.27%) Python
3 947 (34.78%) C#
4 760 (27.91%) SQL
5 592 (21.74%) C
6 475 (17.44%) JavaScript
7 298 (10.94%) Scala
8 269 (9.88%) Perl
9 257 (9.44%) Ruby
10 220 (8.08%) R
11 166 (6.10%) Bash Shell
12 159 (5.84%) Go
13 151 (5.55%) MATLAB
14 123 (4.52%) PHP
15 112 (4.11%) Shell Script
16 82 (3.01%) VBA
17 59 (2.17%) Objective-C
18 54 (1.98%) Korn
18 54 (1.98%) VB
19 45 (1.65%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 797 (29.27%) Degree
2 338 (12.41%) PhD
3 288 (10.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 137 (5.03%) Master's Degree
5 87 (3.20%) Numerate Degree
6 43 (1.58%) Security Cleared
7 31 (1.14%) CISSP
8 29 (1.07%) SANS
9 26 (0.95%) Microsoft Certification
10 23 (0.84%) MCSE
11 21 (0.77%) DV Cleared
12 20 (0.73%) Cisco Certification
12 20 (0.73%) GIAC
12 20 (0.73%) OSCP
13 19 (0.70%) CCNA
14 16 (0.59%) CREST Certified
14 16 (0.59%) Linux+ Certification
14 16 (0.59%) Network+ Certification
14 16 (0.59%) SC Cleared
14 16 (0.59%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 106 (3.89%) QA
2 27 (0.99%) MiFID
3 15 (0.55%) GCP
4 13 (0.48%) SLA
5 11 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
5 11 (0.40%) EMIR
6 5 (0.18%) JTAG
7 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.15%) GDPR
8 2 (0.073%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.073%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.073%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.037%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.037%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.037%) OASIS TOSCA
9 1 (0.037%) PMO
9 1 (0.037%) Solvency II
9 1 (0.037%) UCITS
System Software
1 182 (6.68%) Docker
2 27 (0.99%) Virtual Machines
3 21 (0.77%) Active Directory
4 19 (0.70%) HDFS
5 17 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.51%) Firmware
7 13 (0.48%) vSphere
8 8 (0.29%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.29%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.22%) VirtualBox
10 3 (0.11%) Xen
11 2 (0.073%) ACF2
11 2 (0.073%) KVM
11 2 (0.073%) LXC
11 2 (0.073%) RACF
11 2 (0.073%) VMware ESXi
12 1 (0.037%) GridGain
12 1 (0.037%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 96 (3.53%) Kubernetes
2 88 (3.23%) Ansible
3 71 (2.61%) Opscode Chef
3 71 (2.61%) Puppet
4 37 (1.36%) Salt
5 30 (1.10%) Docker Swarm
6 24 (0.88%) Terraform
7 18 (0.66%) ZABBIX
8 17 (0.62%) Nagios
9 10 (0.37%) Prometheus
10 9 (0.33%) Mesos
11 8 (0.29%) Consul
12 7 (0.26%) HP Fortify
13 6 (0.22%) Rancher
14 5 (0.18%) Kibana
15 4 (0.15%) Cobbler
15 4 (0.15%) Tivoli
16 3 (0.11%) HP ALM
16 3 (0.11%) Packer
16 3 (0.11%) SCOM
Vendors
1 167 (6.13%) Oracle
2 128 (4.70%) Microsoft
3 85 (3.12%) Google
4 81 (2.97%) Sybase
5 55 (2.02%) Bloomberg
6 54 (1.98%) Reuters
7 49 (1.80%) Tradeweb
8 42 (1.54%) FXall
9 41 (1.51%) MarketAxess
10 35 (1.29%) Red Hat
11 32 (1.18%) Splunk
12 24 (0.88%) SaltStack
13 22 (0.81%) Perforce
14 19 (0.70%) Salesforce.com
14 19 (0.70%) VMware
15 17 (0.62%) New Relic
16 16 (0.59%) Cognizant
16 16 (0.59%) Rackspace
17 15 (0.55%) Capita
17 15 (0.55%) IBM