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 3 months to 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / London
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 77 73 56
Rank change year-on-year -4 -17  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1400 1672 2108
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.86% 4.17% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.95% 7.60% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1098 1497 1691
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £100,000 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 20131 21986 23721
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 55.56% 54.88% 52.82%
Number of salaries quoted 16567 19392 20380
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £87,500 £80,000 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 24 June 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 3 months to 24 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -4 210 £72,500 +7.40% 42
West End of London +3 20 £35,000 -12.50% 6
Heathrow - 11 £57,500 -
Stanmore +3 9 £40,000 +17.64%
Hounslow -2 7 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Barnet - 6 £36,250 -
Croydon +5 4 £52,500 +16.66%
Canary Wharf -12 4 £72,500 -30.95%
Chessington -3 2 £22,500 -55.00%
Greenford - 2 £52,500 -
Westminster - 2 £102,500 -
Docklands, London +1 1 £75,000 -
Brentford -5 1 £60,000 +14.28% 1
Uxbridge -8 1 £45,000 - 1
Surbiton - 1 £50,000 - 2
C++
England

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 1446 (51.20%) Java
2 1186 (42.00%) Python
3 1167 (41.32%) Finance
4 1007 (35.66%) C#
5 938 (33.22%) Linux
6 821 (29.07%) Degree
7 729 (25.81%) Computer Science
8 703 (24.89%) Software Engineering
9 674 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
10 670 (23.73%) SQL
11 645 (22.84%) C
12 529 (18.73%) OO
13 525 (18.59%) Banking
14 478 (16.93%) Mathematics
15 449 (15.90%) Windows
16 428 (15.16%) JavaScript
17 418 (14.80%) Unix
18 399 (14.13%) .NET
19 392 (13.88%) Multithreading
20 372 (13.17%) Front Office
21 342 (12.11%) Algorithms
22 330 (11.69%) Analytics
23 325 (11.51%) Low Latency
24 314 (11.12%) Investment Banking
25 290 (10.27%) SDLC
26 286 (10.13%) SQL Server
27 275 (9.74%) HTML
28 261 (9.24%) TDD
29 250 (8.85%) DevOps
30 247 (8.75%) Analytical Skills

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
1 118 (4.18%) Apache Spark
2 72 (2.55%) Tomcat
3 65 (2.30%) Apache
4 49 (1.74%) WebLogic
5 44 (1.56%) JBoss
6 33 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 23 (0.81%) OpenStack
8 21 (0.74%) Elasticsearch
9 20 (0.71%) nginx
10 17 (0.60%) SAS
11 15 (0.53%) IIS
11 15 (0.53%) Jetty
12 11 (0.39%) Confluence
13 9 (0.32%) Drupal
14 8 (0.28%) DataSynapse
14 8 (0.28%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.28%) WordPress
15 7 (0.25%) Joomla!
15 7 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.21%) NServiceBus
Applications
1 75 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.67%) Spreadsheet
3 15 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.39%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 10 (0.35%) MS Visio
6 9 (0.32%) Stata
7 4 (0.14%) SPSS
7 4 (0.14%) Weka
8 3 (0.11%) Autodesk Inventor
8 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.11%) GNU Octave
8 3 (0.11%) InDesign
8 3 (0.11%) Microsoft Project
8 3 (0.11%) Siemens NX
8 3 (0.11%) Solid Edge
9 2 (0.071%) MicroStation
9 2 (0.071%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.071%) Simulink
9 2 (0.071%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 15 (0.53%) MetaTrader
2 13 (0.46%) Summit
3 11 (0.39%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 9 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.21%) Relativity
7 5 (0.18%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.18%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
9 2 (0.071%) Advent Geneva
9 2 (0.071%) Endur
9 2 (0.071%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.071%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
10 1 (0.035%) Magento
10 1 (0.035%) OpenLink RightAngle
10 1 (0.035%) Oracle 11i
10 1 (0.035%) SAP ERP
10 1 (0.035%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.035%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 162 (5.74%) Amazon AWS
2 86 (3.05%) Microsoft Azure
3 49 (1.74%) GitHub
4 37 (1.31%) Google Cloud Platform
5 27 (0.96%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.85%) Office 365
7 21 (0.74%) SaaS
8 19 (0.67%) Force.com
8 19 (0.67%) G Suite
9 18 (0.64%) Slack
10 17 (0.60%) FinancialForce.com
11 14 (0.50%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.50%) iTunes
12 12 (0.42%) OpenShift
13 11 (0.39%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.35%) PaaS
15 9 (0.32%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.32%) Google Play
16 8 (0.28%) Amazon Kinesis
16 8 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.11%) TCP/IP
2 75 (2.66%) Internet
3 73 (2.58%) HTTP
4 70 (2.48%) InfiniBand
5 54 (1.91%) Ethernet
6 37 (1.31%) Broadband
7 29 (1.03%) Multicast
8 27 (0.96%) Firewall
9 23 (0.81%) Unicast
10 19 (0.67%) SNMP
11 16 (0.57%) Network Security
11 16 (0.57%) VPN
12 14 (0.50%) 3G
12 14 (0.50%) 4G
12 14 (0.50%) GSM
12 14 (0.50%) OpenFlow
13 13 (0.46%) Wireshark
14 11 (0.39%) DNS
15 10 (0.35%) IPsec
16 9 (0.32%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (10.13%) SQL Server
2 149 (5.28%) Hadoop
3 133 (4.71%) Big Data
3 133 (4.71%) Relational Database
4 122 (4.32%) MySQL
5 118 (4.18%) NoSQL
6 75 (2.66%) MongoDB
6 75 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
7 68 (2.41%) Apache Cassandra
8 56 (1.98%) RDBMS
9 54 (1.91%) Redis
10 37 (1.31%) Data Mining
10 37 (1.31%) KDB
10 37 (1.31%) Oracle Database
11 28 (0.99%) Apache Hive
11 28 (0.99%) Blockchain
12 27 (0.96%) SQL Server 2014
13 25 (0.89%) Data Warehouse
14 23 (0.81%) OLTP
15 19 (0.67%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 190 (6.73%) Git (software)
2 165 (5.84%) Jenkins
3 112 (3.97%) Subversion
4 103 (3.65%) Visual Studio
5 73 (2.58%) Selenium
6 63 (2.23%) Mercurial
7 61 (2.16%) JIRA
8 51 (1.81%) Maven
9 50 (1.77%) Cucumber
9 50 (1.77%) JUnit
10 41 (1.45%) SoapUI
11 40 (1.42%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 36 (1.27%) Android Studio
13 31 (1.10%) Bitbucket
14 30 (1.06%) NUnit
14 30 (1.06%) TeamCity
14 30 (1.06%) Xcode
15 29 (1.03%) Eclipse
16 28 (0.99%) SpecFlow
17 27 (0.96%) LabVIEW
General
1 1167 (41.32%) Finance
2 525 (18.59%) Banking
3 372 (13.17%) Front Office
4 314 (11.12%) Investment Banking
5 173 (6.13%) Games
5 173 (6.13%) Telecoms
6 131 (4.64%) Retail
7 53 (1.88%) Marketing
8 52 (1.84%) Retail Banking
9 49 (1.74%) Financial Institution
10 41 (1.45%) Electronics
10 41 (1.45%) Legal
11 39 (1.38%) Automotive
12 34 (1.20%) Back Office
13 32 (1.13%) Aerospace
14 29 (1.03%) Manufacturing
15 23 (0.81%) Advertising
16 21 (0.74%) Publishing
17 17 (0.60%) Law
18 15 (0.53%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1604 (56.80%) Developer
2 724 (25.64%) C++ Developer
3 369 (13.07%) Software Engineer
4 256 (9.07%) C# Developer
5 213 (7.54%) Senior Developer
6 210 (7.44%) Software Developer
7 194 (6.87%) Python Developer
8 192 (6.80%) Java Developer
9 187 (6.62%) C++ Software Engineer
10 151 (5.35%) Graduate
11 136 (4.82%) Junior
12 135 (4.78%) C++ Software Developer
13 129 (4.57%) Analyst
14 110 (3.90%) Quantitative Developer
15 97 (3.43%) Senior C++ Developer
16 94 (3.33%) C++/C# Developer
17 93 (3.29%) Architect
17 93 (3.29%) Junior Developer
18 89 (3.15%) Graduate Developer
19 83 (2.94%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 399 (14.13%) .NET
2 275 (9.74%) HTML
3 200 (7.08%) STL
4 182 (6.44%) XML
5 172 (6.09%) CSS
6 140 (4.96%) Web Services
7 133 (4.71%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 117 (4.14%) WPF
9 112 (3.97%) RESTful
10 104 (3.68%) AngularJS
11 92 (3.26%) REST
12 90 (3.19%) ASP.NET
13 88 (3.12%) .NET Framework
14 87 (3.08%) SOAP
15 85 (3.01%) Node.js
16 74 (2.62%) FIX Protocol
17 73 (2.58%) HTML5
17 73 (2.58%) React
18 72 (2.55%) Kafka
19 71 (2.51%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 729 (25.81%) Computer Science
2 342 (12.11%) Algorithms
3 247 (8.75%) Analytical Skills
4 243 (8.60%) Fintech
5 223 (7.90%) Derivative
6 204 (7.22%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 180 (6.37%) Hedge funds
8 164 (5.81%) Data Structures
8 164 (5.81%) Equities
9 129 (4.57%) Greenfield Project
10 94 (3.33%) Fixed Income
11 83 (2.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 78 (2.76%) Enterprise Software
13 68 (2.41%) Device Driver
14 66 (2.34%) Mobile App
15 44 (1.56%) Robotics
16 41 (1.45%) 3D Graphics
17 36 (1.27%) User Experience
18 35 (1.24%) VHDL
19 34 (1.20%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 938 (33.22%) Linux
2 449 (15.90%) Windows
3 418 (14.80%) Unix
4 165 (5.84%) Android
5 133 (4.71%) Apple iOS
6 25 (0.89%) CentOS
7 23 (0.81%) Solaris
8 20 (0.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.46%) Windows Mobile
10 12 (0.42%) Windows Server
11 11 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.28%) Windows Phone
12 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
13 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
13 5 (0.18%) Mac OS X
14 4 (0.14%) Debian
14 4 (0.14%) Ubuntu
14 4 (0.14%) Windows 10
14 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
15 3 (0.11%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 703 (24.89%) Software Engineering
2 674 (23.87%) Agile Software Development
3 529 (18.73%) OO
4 478 (16.93%) Mathematics
5 392 (13.88%) Multithreading
6 330 (11.69%) Analytics
7 325 (11.51%) Low Latency
8 290 (10.27%) SDLC
9 261 (9.24%) TDD
10 250 (8.85%) DevOps
11 247 (8.75%) OOP
12 238 (8.43%) Physics
13 204 (7.22%) Continuous Integration
14 203 (7.19%) Scrum
15 197 (6.98%) Machine Learning
15 197 (6.98%) Test Automation
16 147 (5.21%) Open Source
17 132 (4.67%) BDD
18 121 (4.28%) OOD
18 121 (4.28%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 1446 (51.20%) Java
2 1186 (42.00%) Python
3 1007 (35.66%) C#
4 670 (23.73%) SQL
5 645 (22.84%) C
6 428 (15.16%) JavaScript
7 193 (6.83%) Scala
8 177 (6.27%) Ruby
9 169 (5.98%) Perl
10 152 (5.38%) PHP
11 118 (4.18%) R
12 111 (3.93%) Shell Script
13 75 (2.66%) MATLAB
14 68 (2.41%) Go
15 67 (2.37%) VBA
16 64 (2.27%) Objective-C
17 57 (2.02%) VB
18 49 (1.74%) Apple Swift
19 44 (1.56%) Embedded C++
20 43 (1.52%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 821 (29.07%) Degree
2 228 (8.07%) Computer Science Degree
3 211 (7.47%) PhD
4 81 (2.87%) Numerate Degree
5 56 (1.98%) Master's Degree
6 36 (1.27%) Security Cleared
7 30 (1.06%) DV Cleared
8 23 (0.81%) ISEB
9 21 (0.74%) ISTQB
10 19 (0.67%) PMI Certification
11 15 (0.53%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.39%) RHCA
13 8 (0.28%) MCSE
14 7 (0.25%) CCNA
14 7 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.25%) Postgraduate
15 6 (0.21%) CEH
15 6 (0.21%) CISM
15 6 (0.21%) CISSP
15 6 (0.21%) MCITP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 160 (5.67%) QA
2 20 (0.71%) MiFID
3 12 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.21%) EMIR
5 4 (0.14%) GCP
5 4 (0.14%) ISO 20022
5 4 (0.14%) MISRA
6 3 (0.11%) Basel III
7 1 (0.035%) DO-178B
7 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
7 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 12207
7 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
7 1 (0.035%) JTAG
7 1 (0.035%) MISRA C
7 1 (0.035%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 134 (4.75%) Docker
2 38 (1.35%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.89%) KVM
4 19 (0.67%) Firmware
5 17 (0.60%) Active Directory
5 17 (0.60%) HDFS
6 13 (0.46%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.28%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.21%) Varnish
9 5 (0.18%) etcd
9 5 (0.18%) LXC
10 4 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 3 (0.11%) Xen
12 2 (0.071%) Apache Flume
12 2 (0.071%) Hyper-V
12 2 (0.071%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.071%) XenApp
13 1 (0.035%) GPFS
13 1 (0.035%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.035%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 92 (3.26%) Puppet
2 88 (3.12%) Opscode Chef
3 80 (2.83%) Ansible
4 41 (1.45%) Kubernetes
5 18 (0.64%) Terraform
6 10 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.35%) Mesos
7 9 (0.32%) Consul
7 9 (0.32%) logstash
8 8 (0.28%) Kibana
8 8 (0.28%) Nagios
9 7 (0.25%) EnCase
9 7 (0.25%) Salt
10 6 (0.21%) SCOM
11 5 (0.18%) vRealize
12 3 (0.11%) Control-M
12 3 (0.11%) Docker Swarm
12 3 (0.11%) Graylog
12 3 (0.11%) Nessus
12 3 (0.11%) rkt
Vendors
1 232 (8.22%) Oracle
2 121 (4.28%) Microsoft
3 119 (4.21%) Google
4 53 (1.88%) Red Hat
5 47 (1.66%) SAP
6 41 (1.45%) Salesforce.com
7 40 (1.42%) Sybase
7 40 (1.42%) VMware
8 30 (1.06%) IBM
9 26 (0.92%) Splunk
10 25 (0.89%) TIBCO
11 19 (0.67%) Apple
12 18 (0.64%) Cisco
12 18 (0.64%) HP
12 18 (0.64%) Solace
13 16 (0.57%) Bloomberg
13 16 (0.57%) Intel
13 16 (0.57%) Marketo
13 16 (0.57%) Reuters
14 15 (0.53%) Altova
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £90000 - £120000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
SidTech Limited
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £150000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 7 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 8 hours ago
Surbiton, Surrey
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 40,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Venturi
Salary: £80000.00 - £110000.00 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £50,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
IT Connections
Salary: to £60000
Posted: Yesterday
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £95k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £65k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £110,000 per annum + ~30% and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £35k to £50k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
North London
X4 Group
Salary: £60k - 70k per year
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Coded People
Salary: £50000 - £80000 PER ANNUM, Benefits Annual Bonus and benefits upon req
Posted: 2 days ago
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
East London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £45000 - £48000 per annum + Fantastic Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Surbiton, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
onezeero.
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £80,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
West London
IT Connections
Salary: £40,000 to £60,000
Posted: Yesterday
London
Energon People
Salary: £70000 - £85000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
IT Connections
Salary: £25,000 to £30,000
Posted: Yesterday