Period
to 17 October 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 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 81 73
Rank change year-on-year +9 -8 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2,811 3,018 3,177
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.14% 4.05% 4.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.23% 7.35% 7.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2,271 2,257 2,716
London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £32,500
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £110,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 38,882 41,044 42,135
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.28% 55.11% 54.50%
Number of salaries quoted 32,149 32,412 37,071
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 £86,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 17 October 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 17 October 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 -9 530 £72,500 +11.54% 163
West London 0 118 £55,500 +11.00% 90
South London -8 44 £40,000 +6.67% 12
East London -22 19 £72,500 +38.10% 25
North London +2 4 £65,000 +73.33% 9
C++
England

For the 6 months to 17 October 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 1,632 (58.06%) Java
2 1,537 (54.68%) Python
3 1,233 (43.86%) Finance
4 1,022 (36.36%) C#
5 806 (28.67%) Linux
6 773 (27.50%) SQL
7 698 (24.83%) Software Engineering
8 682 (24.26%) Degree
9 631 (22.45%) Banking
10 624 (22.20%) Computer Science
11 604 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
12 561 (19.96%) C
13 537 (19.10%) Problem-Solving
14 519 (18.46%) Mathematics
15 445 (15.83%) Algorithms
16 437 (15.55%) JavaScript
17 392 (13.95%) Windows
18 379 (13.48%) .NET
19 374 (13.30%) Machine Learning
20 357 (12.70%) Low Latency
21 353 (12.56%) Unix
22 345 (12.27%) Investment Banking
23 344 (12.24%) Analytics
24 342 (12.17%) Front Office
25 340 (12.10%) Big Data
26 332 (11.81%) PhD
27 322 (11.45%) Multithreading
28 315 (11.21%) OO
29 314 (11.17%) DevOps
30 289 (10.28%) Perl

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
1 123 (4.38%) Apache Spark
2 104 (3.70%) Apache
3 75 (2.67%) Tomcat
4 69 (2.45%) Ethereum
5 62 (2.21%) Elasticsearch
6 26 (0.92%) IIS
7 24 (0.85%) Confluence
7 24 (0.85%) SharePoint
8 22 (0.78%) Apache Pig
9 17 (0.60%) IBM Notes
10 15 (0.53%) MS Exchange
11 11 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.36%) Amazon Alexa
12 10 (0.36%) SmartSockets
13 9 (0.32%) SAS
13 9 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.28%) Alfresco
14 8 (0.28%) Drupal
14 8 (0.28%) GlassFish
14 8 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 64 (2.28%) Microsoft Excel
2 11 (0.39%) Microsoft Office
2 11 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 11 (0.39%) Spreadsheet
3 6 (0.21%) SPSS
4 4 (0.14%) GNU Octave
5 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
5 3 (0.11%) LibreOffice
5 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.071%) GIMP
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 1 (0.036%) Adobe Premiere
7 1 (0.036%) Avid Media Composer
7 1 (0.036%) Houdini
7 1 (0.036%) Maya
7 1 (0.036%) NUKE
7 1 (0.036%) Simulink
7 1 (0.036%) XMetaL
Business Applications
1 46 (1.64%) thinkFolio
2 35 (1.25%) Distributed Ledger
3 21 (0.75%) Concordance
3 21 (0.75%) Relativity
4 6 (0.21%) Epicor Tropos
4 6 (0.21%) NetSuite
4 6 (0.21%) Ringtail
5 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 3 (0.11%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.11%) PlanetPress Connect
6 3 (0.11%) R3 Corda
6 3 (0.11%) Sage 50
7 2 (0.071%) MetaTrader
7 2 (0.071%) RMDS
7 2 (0.071%) Veritas eDiscovery
8 1 (0.036%) BASE24
8 1 (0.036%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 243 (8.64%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (5.23%) Microsoft Azure
3 76 (2.70%) GitHub
4 71 (2.53%) SaaS
5 60 (2.13%) Cloud Computing
6 56 (1.99%) Google Cloud Platform
7 34 (1.21%) Amazon EC2
8 26 (0.92%) Amazon S3
9 21 (0.75%) Office 365
10 20 (0.71%) IaaS
11 15 (0.53%) PaaS
12 13 (0.46%) Serverless
13 12 (0.43%) G Suite
13 12 (0.43%) Slack
14 11 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
14 11 (0.39%) Loggly
14 11 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
15 10 (0.36%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 10 (0.36%) Siri
16 8 (0.28%) AWS CloudFormation
Communications & Networking
1 61 (2.17%) TCP/IP
2 46 (1.64%) HTTP
3 41 (1.46%) Firewall
4 34 (1.21%) Internet
5 25 (0.89%) Multicast
6 23 (0.82%) Network Security
7 20 (0.71%) DNS
8 17 (0.60%) VPN
9 14 (0.50%) Wi-Fi
10 13 (0.46%) BGP
10 13 (0.46%) Bluetooth
10 13 (0.46%) SSL
11 12 (0.43%) Wireless
12 10 (0.36%) NFC
12 10 (0.36%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 9 (0.32%) OSPF
14 8 (0.28%) Ethernet
15 7 (0.25%) HTTPS
16 6 (0.21%) X.509
17 5 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 340 (12.10%) Big Data
2 259 (9.21%) Blockchain
3 237 (8.43%) SQL Server
4 186 (6.62%) Relational Database
5 119 (4.23%) NoSQL
6 118 (4.20%) MySQL
7 102 (3.63%) Hadoop
8 82 (2.92%) MongoDB
9 79 (2.81%) PostgreSQL
10 65 (2.31%) Apache Cassandra
11 50 (1.78%) DB2
11 50 (1.78%) Redis
12 45 (1.60%) Apache Hive
13 38 (1.35%) RDBMS
14 31 (1.10%) KDB
15 28 (1.00%) Data Mining
16 23 (0.82%) MemSQL
17 22 (0.78%) Kdb+
18 21 (0.75%) Data Lake
19 18 (0.64%) Flink
Development Applications
1 245 (8.72%) Git (software)
2 144 (5.12%) Jenkins
3 81 (2.88%) JIRA
4 70 (2.49%) Maven
5 64 (2.28%) Selenium
6 53 (1.89%) Team Foundation Server
7 52 (1.85%) Visual Studio
8 45 (1.60%) Subversion
9 42 (1.49%) TeamCity
10 36 (1.28%) CMake
10 36 (1.28%) Gradle
11 31 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 31 (1.10%) Cucumber
12 22 (0.78%) JUnit
13 20 (0.71%) Vagrant
14 19 (0.68%) Mocha
15 17 (0.60%) Bitbucket
16 14 (0.50%) Appium
16 14 (0.50%) SoapUI
17 13 (0.46%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 1,233 (43.86%) Finance
2 631 (22.45%) Banking
3 345 (12.27%) Investment Banking
4 342 (12.17%) Front Office
5 237 (8.43%) Financial Institution
6 139 (4.94%) Games
7 74 (2.63%) Telecoms
8 62 (2.21%) Publishing
8 62 (2.21%) Retail
9 54 (1.92%) Electronics
10 50 (1.78%) French Language
11 48 (1.71%) German Language
12 44 (1.57%) Italian Language
13 41 (1.46%) Advertising
14 40 (1.42%) Law
15 39 (1.39%) Marketing
16 36 (1.28%) Back Office
17 34 (1.21%) Manufacturing
18 24 (0.85%) Legal
19 23 (0.82%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 1,282 (45.61%) Developer
2 555 (19.74%) C++ Developer
3 320 (11.38%) Software Engineer
4 225 (8.00%) Software Developer
5 207 (7.36%) Senior Developer
6 171 (6.08%) Python Developer
7 169 (6.01%) Graduate
8 162 (5.76%) Java Developer
9 146 (5.19%) Analyst
10 134 (4.77%) C# Developer
11 132 (4.70%) Graduate Developer
12 108 (3.84%) Support Engineer
13 100 (3.56%) Applications Support
13 100 (3.56%) Quantitative Developer
14 99 (3.52%) C++ Software Engineer
15 97 (3.45%) DevOps Engineer
16 90 (3.20%) Architect
17 89 (3.17%) Data Scientist
18 87 (3.09%) Applications Engineer
19 83 (2.95%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 379 (13.48%) .NET
2 185 (6.58%) HTML
3 160 (5.69%) Node.js
4 143 (5.09%) AngularJS
5 133 (4.73%) Web Services
6 121 (4.30%) CSS
7 119 (4.23%) Natural Language Processing
8 113 (4.02%) FIX Protocol
9 106 (3.77%) STL
10 101 (3.59%) Spring
11 96 (3.42%) Kafka
12 92 (3.27%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 79 (2.81%) REST
14 77 (2.74%) RESTful
15 76 (2.70%) React
16 73 (2.60%) Smart Contracts
17 72 (2.56%) HTML5
18 67 (2.38%) TensorFlow
19 65 (2.31%) ASP.NET
20 58 (2.06%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 624 (22.20%) Computer Science
2 445 (15.83%) Algorithms
3 281 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
4 276 (9.82%) Derivative
5 266 (9.46%) Fintech
6 256 (9.11%) Hedge funds
7 255 (9.07%) Equities
8 237 (8.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 207 (7.36%) Data Structures
9 207 (7.36%) Fixed Income
10 187 (6.65%) Cyberthreat
11 134 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
12 114 (4.06%) Bitcoin
13 95 (3.38%) Self-Motivation
14 94 (3.34%) User Experience
15 63 (2.24%) Market Risk
16 57 (2.03%) Management Information System
17 48 (1.71%) Data Centre
18 45 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
18 45 (1.60%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 806 (28.67%) Linux
2 392 (13.95%) Windows
3 353 (12.56%) Unix
4 82 (2.92%) Android
5 61 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 54 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 47 (1.67%) Windows Server
8 35 (1.25%) Ubuntu
9 33 (1.17%) CentOS
9 33 (1.17%) Mac OS X
10 32 (1.14%) Solaris
11 19 (0.68%) Fedora
11 19 (0.68%) VMS
12 12 (0.43%) SUSE
13 10 (0.36%) AIX
13 10 (0.36%) HPUX
13 10 (0.36%) Windows Phone
14 9 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
15 8 (0.28%) Debian
15 8 (0.28%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 698 (24.83%) Software Engineering
2 604 (21.49%) Agile Software Development
3 537 (19.10%) Problem-Solving
4 519 (18.46%) Mathematics
5 374 (13.30%) Machine Learning
6 357 (12.70%) Low Latency
7 344 (12.24%) Analytics
8 322 (11.45%) Multithreading
9 315 (11.21%) OO
10 314 (11.17%) DevOps
11 265 (9.43%) TDD
12 254 (9.04%) Investment Management
13 249 (8.86%) Risk Management
14 239 (8.50%) Physics
15 225 (8.00%) SDLC
16 224 (7.97%) Open Source
17 209 (7.44%) Test Automation
18 208 (7.40%) Artificial Intelligence
19 200 (7.11%) Data Science
20 193 (6.87%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,632 (58.06%) Java
2 1,537 (54.68%) Python
3 1,022 (36.36%) C#
4 773 (27.50%) SQL
5 561 (19.96%) C
6 437 (15.55%) JavaScript
7 289 (10.28%) Perl
8 268 (9.53%) Scala
9 256 (9.11%) Ruby
10 222 (7.90%) Bash Shell
11 220 (7.83%) Go
12 198 (7.04%) R
13 114 (4.06%) MATLAB
14 103 (3.66%) Shell Script
15 91 (3.24%) VBA
16 90 (3.20%) PowerShell
17 77 (2.74%) Objective-C
18 74 (2.63%) PHP
19 70 (2.49%) Korn
20 63 (2.24%) Bourne shell
Qualifications
1 682 (24.26%) Degree
2 332 (11.81%) PhD
3 231 (8.22%) Computer Science Degree
4 114 (4.06%) Master's Degree
5 88 (3.13%) Numerate Degree
6 58 (2.06%) Security Cleared
7 57 (2.03%) MPhil
8 41 (1.46%) DV Cleared
9 32 (1.14%) CISSP
10 26 (0.92%) Microsoft Certification
11 24 (0.85%) SANS
12 22 (0.78%) MCSE
13 17 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
13 17 (0.60%) GIAC
14 16 (0.57%) CCNA
15 15 (0.53%) OSCP
16 14 (0.50%) Linux+ Certification
16 14 (0.50%) Network+ Certification
16 14 (0.50%) SC Cleared
16 14 (0.50%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 89 (3.17%) QA
2 21 (0.75%) MiFID
3 11 (0.39%) SLA
4 8 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
4 8 (0.28%) EMIR
5 6 (0.21%) HL7
6 5 (0.18%) Data Quality
7 4 (0.14%) DO-178B
7 4 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 4 (0.14%) JTAG
7 4 (0.14%) MISRA
7 4 (0.14%) MISRA C
8 3 (0.11%) GDPR
9 2 (0.071%) PCI DSS
10 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.036%) OASIS TOSCA
10 1 (0.036%) PMO
10 1 (0.036%) Solvency II
10 1 (0.036%) UCITS
System Software
1 234 (8.32%) Docker
2 27 (0.96%) Active Directory
3 26 (0.92%) Virtual Machines
4 18 (0.64%) HDFS
5 17 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
6 14 (0.50%) Firmware
7 11 (0.39%) vSphere
8 8 (0.28%) Hyper-V
9 7 (0.25%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 6 (0.21%) Microsoft App-V
11 4 (0.14%) etcd
11 4 (0.14%) VirtualBox
12 3 (0.11%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.071%) KVM
13 2 (0.071%) LXC
13 2 (0.071%) Xen
14 1 (0.036%) ACF2
14 1 (0.036%) GridGain
14 1 (0.036%) Platform Symphony
14 1 (0.036%) QEMU
Systems Management
1 134 (4.77%) Kubernetes
2 122 (4.34%) Ansible
3 89 (3.17%) Opscode Chef
4 88 (3.13%) Puppet
5 38 (1.35%) Terraform
6 34 (1.21%) Docker Swarm
7 33 (1.17%) Salt
8 18 (0.64%) Mesos
9 14 (0.50%) Prometheus
10 13 (0.46%) ZABBIX
11 12 (0.43%) Nagios
12 11 (0.39%) Consul
12 11 (0.39%) Kibana
13 10 (0.36%) Grafana
14 8 (0.28%) logstash
15 7 (0.25%) HP Fortify
16 5 (0.18%) Rancher
16 5 (0.18%) WebSphere Cast Iron
17 4 (0.14%) Cobbler
17 4 (0.14%) Tivoli
Vendors
1 199 (7.08%) Oracle
2 124 (4.41%) Microsoft
3 97 (3.45%) Sybase
4 79 (2.81%) Google
5 61 (2.17%) Reuters
6 59 (2.10%) Red Hat
7 57 (2.03%) Bloomberg
8 52 (1.85%) Tradeweb
9 44 (1.57%) FXall
9 44 (1.57%) MarketAxess
10 33 (1.17%) Splunk
11 26 (0.92%) SAP
12 23 (0.82%) SaltStack
12 23 (0.82%) Solace
13 21 (0.75%) Perforce
14 20 (0.71%) TIBCO
15 19 (0.68%) Apple
16 18 (0.64%) VMware
17 17 (0.60%) Atlassian
17 17 (0.60%) Lotus