Period
to 18 November 2017

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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 67 53
Rank change year-on-year -11 -14 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3024 3179 4502
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.03% 4.18% 5.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.33% 7.69% 9.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2284 2670 3724
London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £34,537 £32,500 £35,650
90th Percentile £110,000 £111,250 £105,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 41263 41335 47657
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.00% 54.41% 53.39%
Number of salaries quoted 32770 36305 41083
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 18 November 2017.

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 18 November 2017. 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 -11 548 £70,000 - 77
West London +17 148 £50,000 +9.89% 20
South London -3 50 £37,500 -11.76% 1
East London -4 40 £50,000 -31.03% 8
North London +5 9 £37,500 -14.29% 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 18 November 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for C++.

1 1710 (56.55%) Java
2 1402 (46.36%) Python
3 1313 (43.42%) Finance
4 984 (32.54%) Linux
5 920 (30.42%) C#
6 835 (27.61%) Degree
7 796 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 786 (25.99%) Software Engineering
9 743 (24.57%) Computer Science
10 728 (24.07%) C
11 712 (23.54%) SQL
12 621 (20.54%) Banking
13 466 (15.41%) Unix
14 465 (15.38%) OO
15 460 (15.21%) Mathematics
16 457 (15.11%) JavaScript
17 444 (14.68%) Investment Banking
18 431 (14.25%) Windows
19 394 (13.03%) Algorithms
20 386 (12.76%) .NET
21 363 (12.00%) Front Office
22 347 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
23 338 (11.18%) Analytics
24 329 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
25 327 (10.81%) SDLC
26 320 (10.58%) Machine Learning
27 319 (10.55%) Multithreading
28 316 (10.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
29 312 (10.32%) Oracle
30 307 (10.15%) Computer Science Degree

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
1 130 (4.30%) Apache Spark
2 99 (3.27%) Tomcat
3 96 (3.17%) Apache
4 61 (2.02%) Confluence
5 50 (1.65%) DataSynapse
6 41 (1.36%) Ethereum
7 38 (1.26%) Hyperledger
8 27 (0.89%) JBoss
8 27 (0.89%) WebSphere
9 24 (0.79%) SAS
10 23 (0.76%) OpenStack
11 22 (0.73%) eris
12 20 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
13 18 (0.60%) WebLogic
14 15 (0.50%) nginx
15 14 (0.46%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 12 (0.40%) Apache Pig
17 10 (0.33%) CMS
17 10 (0.33%) SharePoint
18 8 (0.26%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 53 (1.75%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.46%) SPSS
3 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.33%) Spreadsheet
5 9 (0.30%) Chatbot
6 7 (0.23%) Mathematica
6 7 (0.23%) MS Visio
7 6 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 6 (0.20%) Simulink
7 6 (0.20%) Stata
8 5 (0.17%) FrameMaker
9 4 (0.13%) CPLEX
9 4 (0.13%) Doxygen
9 4 (0.13%) GNU Octave
9 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
9 4 (0.13%) Maple
10 3 (0.099%) Autodesk Inventor
10 3 (0.099%) Siemens NX
10 3 (0.099%) Solid Edge
10 3 (0.099%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 25 (0.83%) MetaTrader
2 17 (0.56%) Summit
3 15 (0.50%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.30%) Dynamics AX
4 9 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 6 (0.20%) ION MarketView
6 5 (0.17%) NetSuite
6 5 (0.17%) Oracle TCA
7 3 (0.099%) Dynamics NAV
7 3 (0.099%) Oracle BPM
8 2 (0.066%) Advent Geneva
8 2 (0.066%) Bloomberg AIM
8 2 (0.066%) Eze OMS
8 2 (0.066%) FastStats
8 2 (0.066%) Front Arena
8 2 (0.066%) Oracle EBS
8 2 (0.066%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.033%) Endur
9 1 (0.033%) Magento
9 1 (0.033%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 178 (5.89%) Amazon AWS
2 100 (3.31%) Microsoft Azure
3 71 (2.35%) GitHub
4 54 (1.79%) SaaS
5 47 (1.55%) Cloud Computing
6 46 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
7 23 (0.76%) Slack
8 20 (0.66%) PaaS
9 18 (0.60%) IaaS
10 14 (0.46%) OpenShift
11 13 (0.43%) Office 365
12 12 (0.40%) Amazon Kinesis
12 12 (0.40%) npm
12 12 (0.40%) Trello
13 11 (0.36%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 10 (0.33%) G Suite
15 7 (0.23%) Amazon EC2
15 7 (0.23%) Force.com
16 6 (0.20%) Heroku
17 5 (0.17%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 113 (3.74%) TCP/IP
2 75 (2.48%) InfiniBand
3 73 (2.41%) Ethernet
4 67 (2.22%) Internet
5 64 (2.12%) HTTP
6 35 (1.16%) Broadband
7 32 (1.06%) Wireless
8 28 (0.93%) Firewall
9 24 (0.79%) DNS
10 19 (0.63%) Multicast
11 17 (0.56%) Network Security
11 17 (0.56%) SSL
12 16 (0.53%) VPN
13 15 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
14 13 (0.43%) DHCP
14 13 (0.43%) Intrusion Detection
14 13 (0.43%) VoIP
15 12 (0.40%) SSH
16 11 (0.36%) ZigBee
17 10 (0.33%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 205 (6.78%) SQL Server
2 184 (6.08%) Big Data
3 164 (5.42%) Hadoop
4 161 (5.32%) Relational Database
5 160 (5.29%) NoSQL
6 123 (4.07%) MySQL
7 106 (3.51%) MongoDB
8 98 (3.24%) Data Warehouse
9 91 (3.01%) OLAP
9 91 (3.01%) Oracle OLAP
10 80 (2.65%) Blockchain
11 79 (2.61%) RDBMS
12 73 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
13 55 (1.82%) Apache Cassandra
14 43 (1.42%) KDB
15 39 (1.29%) Redis
16 38 (1.26%) Apache Hive
17 29 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
18 28 (0.93%) Data Mining
19 25 (0.83%) HBase
Development Applications
1 183 (6.05%) Git (software)
2 169 (5.59%) Jenkins
3 133 (4.40%) JIRA
4 84 (2.78%) TeamCity
5 82 (2.71%) Visual Studio
6 77 (2.55%) Subversion
7 65 (2.15%) Selenium
8 60 (1.98%) JUnit
9 55 (1.82%) GCC
10 50 (1.65%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 42 (1.39%) Mercurial
12 40 (1.32%) NUnit
13 36 (1.19%) GoogleTest
13 36 (1.19%) Maven
14 35 (1.16%) Cucumber
15 29 (0.96%) Rhino Mocks
16 28 (0.93%) CMake
17 25 (0.83%) SoapUI
18 24 (0.79%) Bitbucket
18 24 (0.79%) Gradle
General
1 1313 (43.42%) Finance
2 621 (20.54%) Banking
3 444 (14.68%) Investment Banking
4 363 (12.00%) Front Office
5 275 (9.09%) Retail Banking
6 206 (6.81%) Games
7 142 (4.70%) Telecoms
8 86 (2.84%) Retail
9 70 (2.31%) Marketing
10 69 (2.28%) Financial Institution
11 66 (2.18%) Electronics
12 51 (1.69%) Back Office
13 47 (1.55%) Publishing
14 41 (1.36%) Aerospace
15 37 (1.22%) Manufacturing
16 36 (1.19%) Advertising
17 31 (1.03%) Automotive
18 30 (0.99%) Legal
19 11 (0.36%) Multimedia
19 11 (0.36%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1660 (54.89%) Developer
2 653 (21.59%) C++ Developer
3 455 (15.05%) Software Engineer
4 283 (9.36%) Senior Developer
5 237 (7.84%) Python Developer
6 233 (7.71%) Software Developer
7 223 (7.37%) Java Developer
8 194 (6.42%) C++ Software Engineer
9 185 (6.12%) Quantitative Developer
10 173 (5.72%) C# Developer
11 151 (4.99%) Graduate
12 142 (4.70%) Analyst
13 124 (4.10%) C++ Software Developer
14 113 (3.74%) Architect
15 97 (3.21%) Graduate Developer
16 91 (3.01%) Market Data Developer
17 85 (2.81%) Senior C++ Developer
18 81 (2.68%) Java Engineer
19 74 (2.45%) C++/C# Developer
20 72 (2.38%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 386 (12.76%) .NET
2 270 (8.93%) HTML
3 148 (4.89%) CSS
4 141 (4.66%) STL
5 124 (4.10%) AngularJS
6 121 (4.00%) HTML5
7 120 (3.97%) XML
8 109 (3.60%) Node.js
9 101 (3.34%) REST
10 98 (3.24%) React
11 96 (3.17%) Web Services
12 95 (3.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 83 (2.74%) .NET Framework
14 77 (2.55%) ASP.NET
14 77 (2.55%) WPF
15 76 (2.51%) RESTful
16 68 (2.25%) Kafka
17 65 (2.15%) Spring
18 63 (2.08%) Unity (Game Engine)
19 59 (1.95%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 743 (24.57%) Computer Science
2 394 (13.03%) Algorithms
3 329 (10.88%) Analytical Skills
4 316 (10.45%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 264 (8.73%) Derivative
6 223 (7.37%) Fintech
7 191 (6.32%) Data Structures
8 181 (5.99%) Enterprise Software
9 167 (5.52%) Equities
10 147 (4.86%) Greenfield Project
11 133 (4.40%) Hedge funds
12 110 (3.64%) Fixed Income
13 77 (2.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 73 (2.41%) Market Risk
15 68 (2.25%) Client/Server
16 64 (2.12%) Linux Command Line
17 60 (1.98%) Management Information System
17 60 (1.98%) Mobile App
18 59 (1.95%) Device Driver
19 55 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 984 (32.54%) Linux
2 466 (15.41%) Unix
3 431 (14.25%) Windows
4 140 (4.63%) Android
5 126 (4.17%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.56%) CentOS
8 15 (0.50%) Mac OS X
9 13 (0.43%) Debian
10 11 (0.36%) Solaris
11 10 (0.33%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (0.26%) Ubuntu
13 6 (0.20%) SUSE
13 6 (0.20%) VMS
13 6 (0.20%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.17%) CoreOS
14 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2008
15 4 (0.13%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.13%) openSUSE
15 4 (0.13%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 796 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
2 786 (25.99%) Software Engineering
3 465 (15.38%) OO
4 460 (15.21%) Mathematics
5 347 (11.47%) Continuous Integration
6 338 (11.18%) Analytics
7 327 (10.81%) SDLC
8 320 (10.58%) Machine Learning
9 319 (10.55%) Multithreading
10 305 (10.09%) Asset Management
11 297 (9.82%) Low Latency
12 290 (9.59%) Scrum
13 277 (9.16%) Wealth Management
14 276 (9.13%) TDD
15 271 (8.96%) Test Automation
16 247 (8.17%) Open Source
17 225 (7.44%) OOP
18 217 (7.18%) DevOps
19 211 (6.98%) Physics
20 197 (6.51%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1710 (56.55%) Java
2 1402 (46.36%) Python
3 920 (30.42%) C#
4 728 (24.07%) C
5 712 (23.54%) SQL
6 457 (15.11%) JavaScript
7 255 (8.43%) Perl
8 233 (7.71%) Scala
9 217 (7.18%) R
10 179 (5.92%) Shell Script
11 175 (5.79%) PHP
12 149 (4.93%) Ruby
13 119 (3.94%) MATLAB
14 111 (3.67%) Go
15 108 (3.57%) PL/SQL
16 69 (2.28%) VBA
17 64 (2.12%) Bash Shell
18 61 (2.02%) Objective-C
19 54 (1.79%) Embedded C
20 50 (1.65%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 835 (27.61%) Degree
2 307 (10.15%) Computer Science Degree
3 179 (5.92%) PhD
4 104 (3.44%) Master's Degree
5 58 (1.92%) Numerate Degree
6 33 (1.09%) Security Cleared
7 20 (0.66%) SANS
8 16 (0.53%) CISSP
8 16 (0.53%) DV Cleared
9 15 (0.50%) Microsoft Certification
10 14 (0.46%) GIAC
11 13 (0.43%) PMI Certification
12 12 (0.40%) CISM
13 11 (0.36%) CEH
14 9 (0.30%) ISTQB
14 9 (0.30%) Postgraduate
14 9 (0.30%) SC Cleared
15 8 (0.26%) CHECK Team Leader
15 8 (0.26%) GPEN
15 8 (0.26%) OSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 258 (8.53%) QA
2 20 (0.66%) MiFID
3 13 (0.43%) MISRA
4 9 (0.30%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.30%) EMIR
4 9 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 7 (0.23%) MISRA C
6 5 (0.17%) COBIT
6 5 (0.17%) GCP
7 4 (0.13%) OIPF
8 3 (0.099%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 2 (0.066%) Basel III
9 2 (0.066%) Data Quality
9 2 (0.066%) DO-178B
9 2 (0.066%) ISO/IEC 12207
10 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 137 (4.53%) Docker
2 25 (0.83%) Firmware
3 24 (0.79%) Active Directory
4 17 (0.56%) Apache Flume
5 14 (0.46%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.33%) Virtual Machines
7 8 (0.26%) VirtualBox
8 6 (0.20%) HDFS
9 4 (0.13%) vSphere
10 3 (0.099%) NFS
10 3 (0.099%) Varnish
10 3 (0.099%) Xen
11 2 (0.066%) etcd
11 2 (0.066%) Hyper-V
11 2 (0.066%) iptables
11 2 (0.066%) Samba
11 2 (0.066%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.066%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.066%) XenApp
12 1 (0.033%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 84 (2.78%) Puppet
2 81 (2.68%) Ansible
3 74 (2.45%) Kubernetes
4 64 (2.12%) Opscode Chef
5 17 (0.56%) Salt
6 16 (0.53%) Mesos
7 12 (0.40%) Nagios
8 8 (0.26%) ITRS Geneos
8 8 (0.26%) Terraform
9 7 (0.23%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (0.23%) Nessus
10 6 (0.20%) ZABBIX
11 5 (0.17%) HP Quality Center
11 5 (0.17%) logstash
11 5 (0.17%) Nmap
12 4 (0.13%) Grafana
12 4 (0.13%) Graphite
12 4 (0.13%) Kibana
12 4 (0.13%) Rancher
12 4 (0.13%) systemd
Vendors
1 312 (10.32%) Oracle
2 131 (4.33%) Microsoft
3 113 (3.74%) Google
4 45 (1.49%) IBM
5 42 (1.39%) TIBCO
6 39 (1.29%) Red Hat
7 35 (1.16%) SAP
8 33 (1.09%) Salesforce.com
9 30 (0.99%) Apple
9 30 (0.99%) Sybase
10 24 (0.79%) Splunk
11 21 (0.69%) Bloomberg
11 21 (0.69%) VMware
12 18 (0.60%) Sun
13 17 (0.56%) Reuters
14 16 (0.53%) RedGate
15 15 (0.50%) HP
16 14 (0.46%) Atlassian
17 12 (0.40%) CA
18 10 (0.33%) Cognizant