Period
to 20 September 2020

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 September 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
20 Sep 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 93 94 73
Rank change year-on-year +1 -21 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 726 1,798 2,739
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.59% 3.22% 3.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.88% 5.75% 6.98%
Number of salaries quoted 680 1,491 2,225
Median annual salary £80,000 £75,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £145,250 £132,500 £112,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +14.29% - +10.53%

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 12,342 31,292 39,217
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 61.07% 56.01% 57.11%
Number of salaries quoted 10,342 26,123 32,332
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.00% +4.17%
10th Percentile £45,000 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £111,250 £100,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.52% +5.00% +3.09%

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 20 September 2020.

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 September 2020. 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 -1 114 £86,000 +14.67% 83
West London +6 24 £52,500 -2.33% 19
South London +32 17 £37,500 -42.31% 4
East London +20 5 £80,000 +92.77% 8
North London +27 1 £50,000 -44.44% 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 20 September 2020, 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++.

1 431 (59.37%) Python
2 385 (53.03%) Java
3 287 (39.53%) Finance
4 237 (32.64%) Software Engineering
5 229 (31.54%) C#
6 168 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
7 161 (22.18%) Computer Science
8 158 (21.76%) JavaScript
9 154 (21.21%) C
10 141 (19.42%) AWS
11 137 (18.87%) Front Office
12 135 (18.60%) SQL
13 131 (18.04%) Linux
14 130 (17.91%) Degree
15 127 (17.49%) Hedge funds
16 119 (16.39%) Derivative
17 113 (15.56%) Mathematics
17 113 (15.56%) Algorithms
18 98 (13.50%) Analytics
19 89 (12.26%) Windows
19 89 (12.26%) Banking
20 88 (12.12%) DevOps
21 87 (11.98%) Kubernetes
22 86 (11.85%) .NET
23 84 (11.57%) Azure
23 84 (11.57%) Docker
24 82 (11.29%) Web Services
25 77 (10.61%) Asset Management
26 76 (10.47%) Fixed Income
27 75 (10.33%) GCP

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 24 (3.31%) Elasticsearch
2 18 (2.48%) Apache
3 17 (2.34%) CMS
4 13 (1.79%) Apache Spark
5 11 (1.52%) Confluence
6 7 (0.96%) SAS
7 3 (0.41%) Hyperledger
8 2 (0.28%) Adobe Experience Manager
8 2 (0.28%) Apache Airflow
8 2 (0.28%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.28%) Jupyter
8 2 (0.28%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.14%) CICS
9 1 (0.14%) JBoss
9 1 (0.14%) MS Exchange
9 1 (0.14%) nginx
9 1 (0.14%) Resin
9 1 (0.14%) Sitecore CMS
9 1 (0.14%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.14%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (1.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 5 (0.69%) Blender
3 4 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
4 3 (0.41%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.41%) Maya
4 3 (0.41%) Photoshop
5 2 (0.28%) Windchill
6 1 (0.14%) Chatbot
6 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 29 (3.99%) FINCAD Analytics
2 3 (0.41%) Distributed Ledger
3 1 (0.14%) Remedy ITSM
3 1 (0.14%) SunGard Martini
Cloud Services
1 141 (19.42%) AWS
2 84 (11.57%) Azure
3 75 (10.33%) GCP
4 22 (3.03%) SaaS
5 19 (2.62%) Serverless
6 18 (2.48%) OpenShift
7 15 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
8 14 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
8 14 (1.93%) GitHub
9 8 (1.10%) AWS CloudFormation
10 5 (0.69%) Cloud Computing
10 5 (0.69%) npm
11 4 (0.55%) Amazon EC2
11 4 (0.55%) Force.com
11 4 (0.55%) NuGet
12 3 (0.41%) Adobe Analytics
12 3 (0.41%) AdWords
12 3 (0.41%) Amazon S3
12 3 (0.41%) BrowserStack
12 3 (0.41%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 9 (1.24%) TCP/IP
2 8 (1.10%) Firewall
3 6 (0.83%) HTTP
4 5 (0.69%) HTTPS
4 5 (0.69%) Kerberos
4 5 (0.69%) SSH
5 4 (0.55%) DNS
5 4 (0.55%) LAN
5 4 (0.55%) SSL
6 3 (0.41%) Internet
7 2 (0.28%) Multicast
7 2 (0.28%) Network Security
7 2 (0.28%) VoIP
8 1 (0.14%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.14%) DHCP
8 1 (0.14%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.14%) FTP
8 1 (0.14%) SMTP
8 1 (0.14%) SNMP
8 1 (0.14%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 68 (9.37%) PostgreSQL
2 52 (7.16%) NoSQL
3 50 (6.89%) SQL Server
4 41 (5.65%) MongoDB
5 36 (4.96%) Amazon DynamoDB
6 33 (4.55%) Relational Database
7 29 (3.99%) MySQL
8 26 (3.58%) Big Data
9 25 (3.44%) Amazon Athena
10 21 (2.89%) KDB
11 17 (2.34%) Amazon Redshift
11 17 (2.34%) Hadoop
12 15 (2.07%) Blockchain
12 15 (2.07%) Kdb+
13 13 (1.79%) Redis
14 10 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
15 8 (1.10%) Data Warehouse
16 7 (0.96%) Apache Hive
16 7 (0.96%) Data Mining
16 7 (0.96%) HBase
Development Applications
1 66 (9.09%) Git (software)
2 31 (4.27%) JIRA
3 27 (3.72%) Jenkins
4 21 (2.89%) Visual Studio
5 18 (2.48%) Artifactory
6 16 (2.20%) Subversion
7 13 (1.79%) GitLab
8 9 (1.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 9 (1.24%) Selenium
8 9 (1.24%) TeamCity
9 7 (0.96%) Android Studio
9 7 (0.96%) Xcode
10 5 (0.69%) IDA Disassembler
10 5 (0.69%) WinDbg
11 4 (0.55%) Ant
11 4 (0.55%) Bitbucket
11 4 (0.55%) CircleCI
11 4 (0.55%) git-flow
11 4 (0.55%) OllyDbg
11 4 (0.55%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 287 (39.53%) Finance
2 137 (18.87%) Front Office
3 89 (12.26%) Banking
4 54 (7.44%) Games
5 21 (2.89%) Electronics
6 20 (2.75%) Investment Banking
7 15 (2.07%) Advertising
8 12 (1.65%) Retail
9 10 (1.38%) Publishing
10 9 (1.24%) Marketing
11 8 (1.10%) Back Office
11 8 (1.10%) Law
12 5 (0.69%) Manufacturing
13 3 (0.41%) Billing
13 3 (0.41%) German Language
14 2 (0.28%) Aerospace
14 2 (0.28%) Military
14 2 (0.28%) Police
15 1 (0.14%) Automotive
15 1 (0.14%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 284 (39.12%) Developer
2 109 (15.01%) C++ Developer
3 95 (13.09%) Software Engineer
4 57 (7.85%) Quantitative Developer
5 45 (6.20%) Python Developer
6 40 (5.51%) Graduate
7 38 (5.23%) C# Developer
7 38 (5.23%) Java Developer
7 38 (5.23%) Senior Developer
8 36 (4.96%) Finance Manager
9 35 (4.82%) Junior
10 33 (4.55%) Python Engineer
10 33 (4.55%) Software Developer
11 32 (4.41%) C++ Quantitative Developer
12 30 (4.13%) C++ Software Engineer
13 29 (3.99%) Analyst
13 29 (3.99%) Junior Developer
14 28 (3.86%) Graduate Developer
15 26 (3.58%) Engineering Manager
16 24 (3.31%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 86 (11.85%) .NET
2 82 (11.29%) Web Services
3 70 (9.64%) Node.js
4 69 (9.50%) AngularJS
5 66 (9.09%) React
6 44 (6.06%) REST
7 33 (4.55%) RabbitMQ
8 30 (4.13%) .NET Core
9 28 (3.86%) Unreal Engine
10 25 (3.44%) J2EE
11 24 (3.31%) HTML
12 23 (3.17%) TensorFlow
13 19 (2.62%) CSS
13 19 (2.62%) DirectX
13 19 (2.62%) NumPy
14 18 (2.48%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 17 (2.34%) OpenGL
16 16 (2.20%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 15 (2.07%) HTML5
17 15 (2.07%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 127 (17.49%) Hedge funds
2 119 (16.39%) Derivative
3 113 (15.56%) Algorithms
4 76 (10.47%) Fixed Income
5 59 (8.13%) Analytical Skills
6 57 (7.85%) Greenfield Project
7 54 (7.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 50 (6.89%) Data Structures
8 50 (6.89%) Equities
9 26 (3.58%) Equity Derivative
10 22 (3.03%) Public Cloud
11 21 (2.89%) Swaptions
11 21 (2.89%) User Experience
12 20 (2.75%) Self-Motivation
13 19 (2.62%) Blog
14 16 (2.20%) PKI
15 15 (2.07%) Mobile App
16 13 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
17 12 (1.65%) Market Risk
17 12 (1.65%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 131 (18.04%) Linux
2 89 (12.26%) Windows
3 47 (6.47%) Unix
4 43 (5.92%) Android
5 24 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 8 (1.10%) Windows Server
7 5 (0.69%) CentOS
7 5 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.55%) Robot Operating System
8 4 (0.55%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.28%) Debian
10 1 (0.14%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.14%) Kali Linux
10 1 (0.14%) SUSE
10 1 (0.14%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 237 (32.64%) Software Engineering
2 168 (23.14%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (22.18%) Computer Science
4 113 (15.56%) Mathematics
5 98 (13.50%) Analytics
6 88 (12.12%) DevOps
7 77 (10.61%) Asset Management
8 72 (9.92%) Microservices
9 70 (9.64%) Problem-Solving
10 69 (9.50%) OO
11 68 (9.37%) Low Latency
12 67 (9.23%) Mentoring
13 64 (8.82%) Fintech
13 64 (8.82%) Investment Management
13 64 (8.82%) Physics
14 60 (8.26%) Multithreading
15 59 (8.13%) Machine Learning
16 54 (7.44%) Open Source
17 52 (7.16%) Test Automation
18 50 (6.89%) Artificial Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 431 (59.37%) Python
2 385 (53.03%) Java
3 229 (31.54%) C#
4 158 (21.76%) JavaScript
5 154 (21.21%) C
6 135 (18.60%) SQL
7 69 (9.50%) R
8 55 (7.58%) Go
9 44 (6.06%) Kotlin
10 28 (3.86%) Scala
11 22 (3.03%) Shell Script
12 19 (2.62%) PHP
13 18 (2.48%) TypeScript
14 14 (1.93%) MATLAB
15 13 (1.79%) PowerShell
15 13 (1.79%) Ruby
16 11 (1.52%) Bash Shell
16 11 (1.52%) Objective-C
17 10 (1.38%) Perl
18 9 (1.24%) Rust
Qualifications
1 130 (17.91%) Degree
2 48 (6.61%) Computer Science Degree
3 39 (5.37%) PhD
4 16 (2.20%) Master's Degree
5 7 (0.96%) Security Cleared
6 6 (0.83%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.69%) CCNA
7 5 (0.69%) CCNP
7 5 (0.69%) Cisco Certification
8 4 (0.55%) CHECK Team Leader
8 4 (0.55%) CREST Certified
8 4 (0.55%) Cyber Scheme
8 4 (0.55%) OSCP
8 4 (0.55%) SANS
8 4 (0.55%) SC Cleared
9 3 (0.41%) AWS Certification
10 2 (0.28%) DV Cleared
10 2 (0.28%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.28%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.14%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (5.51%) QA
2 4 (0.55%) EMIR
2 4 (0.55%) FINRA
2 4 (0.55%) MiFID
2 4 (0.55%) SLA
3 3 (0.41%) Dodd-Frank
3 3 (0.41%) GDPR
4 1 (0.14%) COBIT
4 1 (0.14%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.14%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.14%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 84 (11.57%) Docker
2 14 (1.93%) Firmware
3 4 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
3 4 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
4 3 (0.41%) Microsoft App-V
5 1 (0.14%) BIND 9
5 1 (0.14%) LXC
5 1 (0.14%) NFS
5 1 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
5 1 (0.14%) zsh
Systems Management
1 87 (11.98%) Kubernetes
2 21 (2.89%) Terraform
3 17 (2.34%) Puppet
4 13 (1.79%) Ansible
5 10 (1.38%) BMC PATROL
5 10 (1.38%) Control-M
6 5 (0.69%) Salt
7 4 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
8 3 (0.41%) HP Quality Center
9 2 (0.28%) Icinga
9 2 (0.28%) Packer
9 2 (0.28%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.14%) Consul
10 1 (0.14%) Mesos
10 1 (0.14%) Microsoft Intune
10 1 (0.14%) Nagios
10 1 (0.14%) SCCM
10 1 (0.14%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 38 (5.23%) Google
2 27 (3.72%) Bloomberg
3 23 (3.17%) Microsoft
3 23 (3.17%) Oracle
4 18 (2.48%) VMware
5 7 (0.96%) Salesforce.com
6 6 (0.83%) Citrix
6 6 (0.83%) Red Hat
6 6 (0.83%) Remedy
7 5 (0.69%) MuleSoft
7 5 (0.69%) Perforce
7 5 (0.69%) Sybase
8 4 (0.55%) Atlassian
8 4 (0.55%) Broadcom
8 4 (0.55%) HP
8 4 (0.55%) Solace
9 3 (0.41%) Coremetrics
9 3 (0.41%) Crimson Hexagon
9 3 (0.41%) Facebook
9 3 (0.41%) Plumtree