Period
to 1 April 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 1 April 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
1 Apr 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 96 68 87
Rank change year-on-year -28 +19 -19
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,631 2,538 2,517
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.38% 4.16% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.00% 7.31% 6.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1,452 2,265 2,146
Median annual salary £77,500 £70,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.71% +7.69% +4.00%
10th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £36,250
90th Percentile £149,750 £117,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year - +4.76% +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 27,183 34,723 38,677
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.30% 56.98% 55.69%
Number of salaries quoted 22,519 29,154 32,599
Median annual salary £67,500 £65,000 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.85% +8.33% -
10th Percentile £40,750 £37,500 £37,500
90th Percentile £104,000 £95,000 £91,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 1 April 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 1 April 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 -18 413 £77,500 +10.71% 110
West London -24 58 £61,250 +2.08% 30
South London +11 44 £36,000 -44.62% 16
East London -8 9 £60,000 +44.58% 24
North London -12 9 £50,000 +36.99% 7
C++
England

For the 6 months to 1 April 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 1,078 (66.09%) Python
2 994 (60.94%) Java
3 705 (43.23%) Finance
4 612 (37.52%) C#
5 611 (37.46%) Software Engineering
6 482 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
7 390 (23.91%) JavaScript
8 384 (23.54%) AWS
9 375 (22.99%) Computer Science
10 352 (21.58%) Derivative
11 345 (21.15%) Linux
12 341 (20.91%) Front Office
13 337 (20.66%) C
14 333 (20.42%) Hedge funds
15 313 (19.19%) Degree
16 304 (18.64%) Banking
17 296 (18.15%) Analytics
18 292 (17.90%) SQL
19 266 (16.31%) Fixed Income
20 261 (16.00%) Mathematics
21 237 (14.53%) Web Services
22 230 (14.10%) Investment Management
23 229 (14.04%) DevOps
24 228 (13.98%) Open Source
25 223 (13.67%) OO
26 217 (13.30%) Asset Management
27 209 (12.81%) Artificial Intelligence
28 202 (12.39%) Decision-Making
29 201 (12.32%) GCP
30 197 (12.08%) Mentoring

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 79 (4.84%) Elasticsearch
2 60 (3.68%) Apache Spark
3 34 (2.08%) Apache
4 28 (1.72%) SAS
5 26 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 20 (1.23%) Apache Airflow
6 20 (1.23%) Confluence
7 18 (1.10%) Luigi
8 12 (0.74%) Jupyter
9 9 (0.55%) CMS
10 7 (0.43%) Apache Solr
11 6 (0.37%) WebSphere
12 5 (0.31%) Hyperledger
13 4 (0.25%) Mendix
13 4 (0.25%) nginx
14 3 (0.18%) DNN
14 3 (0.18%) IIS
14 3 (0.18%) JBoss
14 3 (0.18%) OpenStack
15 2 (0.12%) MTS
Applications
1 51 (3.13%) Microsoft Excel
2 12 (0.74%) Microsoft Office
3 3 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.061%) CPLEX
4 1 (0.061%) Houdini
4 1 (0.061%) Maya
4 1 (0.061%) NUKE
4 1 (0.061%) S-PLUS
4 1 (0.061%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 103 (6.32%) FINCAD Analytics
2 11 (0.67%) thinkFolio
3 9 (0.55%) Distributed Ledger
4 4 (0.25%) LatentZero
4 4 (0.25%) MetaTrader
4 4 (0.25%) OpenText MBPM
4 4 (0.25%) StreamServe
5 1 (0.061%) Dynamics CRM
5 1 (0.061%) Relativity
5 1 (0.061%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 1 (0.061%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 384 (23.54%) AWS
2 201 (12.32%) GCP
3 192 (11.77%) Azure
4 52 (3.19%) OpenShift
5 48 (2.94%) Amazon S3
6 38 (2.33%) Amazon EC2
7 34 (2.08%) SaaS
8 27 (1.66%) GitHub
9 25 (1.53%) Serverless
10 19 (1.16%) AWS Lambda
11 18 (1.10%) Amazon EMR
12 15 (0.92%) Amazon ElastiCache
13 14 (0.86%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
13 14 (0.86%) CloudFront
13 14 (0.86%) PaaS
13 14 (0.86%) Route 53
13 14 (0.86%) Virtual Private Cloud
14 8 (0.49%) Cloud Computing
15 7 (0.43%) Power Platform
16 6 (0.37%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.53%) HTTP
2 21 (1.29%) DNS
2 21 (1.29%) Firewall
3 19 (1.16%) TCP/IP
4 13 (0.80%) Internet
5 8 (0.49%) Multicast
5 8 (0.49%) VPN
6 7 (0.43%) VoIP
7 6 (0.37%) IPsec
7 6 (0.37%) Wireless
8 5 (0.31%) FTP
8 5 (0.31%) Wireshark
9 4 (0.25%) LAN
9 4 (0.25%) Network Security
9 4 (0.25%) STUN
9 4 (0.25%) WAN
10 3 (0.18%) DHCP
10 3 (0.18%) HTTPS
11 2 (0.12%) IPv4
11 2 (0.12%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 159 (9.75%) PostgreSQL
2 153 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 138 (8.46%) Amazon DynamoDB
4 110 (6.74%) Amazon Athena
5 108 (6.62%) Relational Database
6 98 (6.01%) Big Data
7 70 (4.29%) Hadoop
8 65 (3.99%) Redis
8 65 (3.99%) SQL Server
9 50 (3.07%) MongoDB
10 39 (2.39%) Amazon RDS
10 39 (2.39%) Blockchain
10 39 (2.39%) MySQL
11 20 (1.23%) Amazon Redshift
11 20 (1.23%) BigQuery
12 19 (1.16%) SQL Server Reporting Services
13 18 (1.10%) Azkaban
14 17 (1.04%) KDB
15 15 (0.92%) DB2
15 15 (0.92%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 114 (6.99%) Git (software)
2 84 (5.15%) Jenkins
3 52 (3.19%) Artifactory
4 50 (3.07%) Visual Studio
5 41 (2.51%) JIRA
6 24 (1.47%) GitLab
7 21 (1.29%) Maven
8 20 (1.23%) Bitbucket
9 18 (1.10%) JUnit
10 17 (1.04%) Cucumber
10 17 (1.04%) Selenium
11 16 (0.98%) git-flow
12 15 (0.92%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 15 (0.92%) RSpec
13 14 (0.86%) Sonatype Nexus
14 13 (0.80%) JMeter
15 12 (0.74%) TeamCity
16 10 (0.61%) GCC
17 9 (0.55%) Metasploit
17 9 (0.55%) SonarQube
General
1 705 (43.23%) Finance
2 341 (20.91%) Front Office
3 304 (18.64%) Banking
4 66 (4.05%) Games
5 37 (2.27%) Investment Banking
6 31 (1.90%) Retail
7 29 (1.78%) Aerospace
8 27 (1.66%) Telecoms
9 24 (1.47%) Financial Institution
10 21 (1.29%) Electronics
11 20 (1.23%) Advertising
12 19 (1.16%) Public Sector
13 15 (0.92%) German Language
14 13 (0.80%) Law
15 12 (0.74%) Marketing
16 11 (0.67%) Publishing
17 9 (0.55%) French Language
17 9 (0.55%) Manufacturing
17 9 (0.55%) Multimedia
18 7 (0.43%) Italian Language
Job Titles
1 623 (38.20%) Developer
2 273 (16.74%) C++ Developer
3 195 (11.96%) Software Engineer
4 144 (8.83%) Python Developer
5 138 (8.46%) Java Developer
6 97 (5.95%) Junior
7 93 (5.70%) Architect
8 92 (5.64%) DevOps Engineer
8 92 (5.64%) Software Developer
9 91 (5.58%) Graduate
10 87 (5.33%) C# Developer
11 85 (5.21%) Graduate Developer
12 84 (5.15%) C++/Java Developer
13 82 (5.03%) Junior Developer
14 80 (4.90%) Quantitative Developer
15 72 (4.41%) Python Engineer
16 68 (4.17%) Junior C++ Developer
17 66 (4.05%) Data Engineer
18 65 (3.99%) C++/C# Developer
19 61 (3.74%) Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 237 (14.53%) Web Services
2 187 (11.47%) .NET
3 150 (9.20%) J2EE
3 150 (9.20%) Node.js
4 121 (7.42%) React
5 109 (6.68%) AngularJS
6 65 (3.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 64 (3.92%) Kafka
8 48 (2.94%) Middleware
8 48 (2.94%) Qt
9 45 (2.76%) HTML
10 43 (2.64%) REST
11 34 (2.08%) DirectX
12 32 (1.96%) Apache Flex
12 32 (1.96%) RESTful
13 30 (1.84%) .NET Framework
14 28 (1.72%) XML
15 27 (1.66%) CSS
15 27 (1.66%) FIX Protocol
15 27 (1.66%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 352 (21.58%) Derivative
2 333 (20.42%) Hedge funds
3 266 (16.31%) Fixed Income
4 189 (11.59%) Algorithms
5 174 (10.67%) Equities
6 147 (9.01%) Greenfield Project
7 133 (8.15%) Equity Derivative
8 114 (6.99%) Analytical Skills
9 92 (5.64%) Data Structures
10 85 (5.21%) Public Cloud
11 77 (4.72%) User Experience
12 73 (4.48%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 65 (3.99%) Exotic Derivative
14 54 (3.31%) Blog
15 43 (2.64%) Management Information System
16 34 (2.08%) Market Risk
17 32 (1.96%) PKI
18 30 (1.84%) Self-Motivation
19 26 (1.59%) Enterprise Software
20 20 (1.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 345 (21.15%) Linux
2 136 (8.34%) Windows
3 91 (5.58%) Unix
4 35 (2.15%) Android
5 25 (1.53%) Ubuntu
6 23 (1.41%) Apple iOS
7 15 (0.92%) CentOS
8 12 (0.74%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (0.67%) Debian
9 11 (0.67%) Mac OS
10 9 (0.55%) Kali Linux
11 6 (0.37%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (0.25%) Solaris
13 3 (0.18%) Fedora
13 3 (0.18%) Robot Operating System
14 2 (0.12%) FreeBSD
14 2 (0.12%) Windows Server
15 1 (0.061%) tvOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 611 (37.46%) Software Engineering
2 482 (29.55%) Agile Software Development
3 375 (22.99%) Computer Science
4 296 (18.15%) Analytics
5 261 (16.00%) Mathematics
6 230 (14.10%) Investment Management
7 229 (14.04%) DevOps
8 228 (13.98%) Open Source
9 223 (13.67%) OO
10 217 (13.30%) Asset Management
11 209 (12.81%) Artificial Intelligence
12 202 (12.39%) Decision-Making
13 197 (12.08%) Mentoring
14 190 (11.65%) Data Analytics
15 175 (10.73%) Migration
16 142 (8.71%) Problem-Solving
16 142 (8.71%) Test Automation
17 141 (8.65%) Performance Management
18 140 (8.58%) Fintech
19 139 (8.52%) Physics
Programming Languages
1 1,078 (66.09%) Python
2 994 (60.94%) Java
3 612 (37.52%) C#
4 390 (23.91%) JavaScript
5 337 (20.66%) C
6 292 (17.90%) SQL
7 182 (11.16%) R
8 122 (7.48%) Kotlin
9 121 (7.42%) Go
10 76 (4.66%) Bash Shell
11 67 (4.11%) Scala
12 66 (4.05%) TypeScript
13 65 (3.99%) Ruby
14 42 (2.58%) Perl
15 38 (2.33%) PowerShell
16 34 (2.08%) PHP
17 32 (1.96%) VBA
18 31 (1.90%) MATLAB
18 31 (1.90%) Shell Script
19 26 (1.59%) Ada
Qualifications
1 313 (19.19%) Degree
2 126 (7.73%) Computer Science Degree
3 89 (5.46%) PhD
4 55 (3.37%) Security Cleared
5 29 (1.78%) SC Cleared
6 28 (1.72%) Master's Degree
7 25 (1.53%) CREST Certified
8 24 (1.47%) DV Cleared
9 21 (1.29%) Numerate Degree
10 18 (1.10%) CHECK Team Leader
10 18 (1.10%) CHECK Team Member
10 18 (1.10%) OSCP
11 7 (0.43%) CISA
11 7 (0.43%) CISM
11 7 (0.43%) CISSP
12 6 (0.37%) EC-Council LPT
12 6 (0.37%) GXPN
12 6 (0.37%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.37%) OSCE
12 6 (0.37%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 74 (4.54%) QA
2 19 (1.16%) GDPR
3 18 (1.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 11 (0.67%) MiFID
5 7 (0.43%) Dodd-Frank
5 7 (0.43%) EMIR
6 3 (0.18%) FINRA
7 2 (0.12%) Basel II
7 2 (0.12%) Basel III
7 2 (0.12%) IEC 62304
7 2 (0.12%) IFRS
7 2 (0.12%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.12%) JTAG
7 2 (0.12%) SLA
8 1 (0.061%) COREP
8 1 (0.061%) PMO
System Software
1 184 (11.28%) Docker
2 23 (1.41%) Active Directory
3 22 (1.35%) Firmware
4 18 (1.10%) Virtual Machines
5 10 (0.61%) VMware Infrastructure
6 5 (0.31%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.25%) etcd
8 2 (0.12%) NFS
9 1 (0.061%) ACF2
9 1 (0.061%) RACF
Systems Management
1 160 (9.81%) Kubernetes
2 67 (4.11%) Ansible
3 51 (3.13%) Puppet
4 33 (2.02%) Opscode Chef
5 30 (1.84%) Terraform
6 23 (1.41%) SCCM
7 22 (1.35%) Consul
8 20 (1.23%) BMC PATROL
9 19 (1.16%) Salt
10 18 (1.10%) Prometheus
11 15 (0.92%) Icinga
11 15 (0.92%) Nessus
11 15 (0.92%) Packer
12 9 (0.55%) Nmap
12 9 (0.55%) Sysdig
13 6 (0.37%) Control-M
13 6 (0.37%) McAfee ePO
14 5 (0.31%) Kibana
15 4 (0.25%) Mesos
16 3 (0.18%) HP ALM
Vendors
1 111 (6.81%) Bloomberg
2 109 (6.68%) Google
3 71 (4.35%) Microsoft
4 35 (2.15%) Oracle
5 24 (1.47%) Splunk
6 15 (0.92%) Atlassian
7 14 (0.86%) Red Hat
8 13 (0.80%) IBM
8 13 (0.80%) Tableau
9 12 (0.74%) Blue Prism
9 12 (0.74%) Solace
10 10 (0.61%) VMware
11 9 (0.55%) Qualys
11 9 (0.55%) Sybase
11 9 (0.55%) Xceptor
12 8 (0.49%) HP
12 8 (0.49%) Perforce
12 8 (0.49%) ServiceNow
12 8 (0.49%) Tradeweb
12 8 (0.49%) YouTube