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 29 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / London
3 months to
29 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 73 54
Rank change year-on-year -5 -19  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1458 1654 2140
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.97% 4.14% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.18% 7.54% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 1148 1478 1718
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
90% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £33,750 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £111,250 £108,750 £100,000
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 20317 21935 23736
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 55.38% 54.91% 52.79%
Number of salaries quoted 36414 41526 44039
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 £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £92,500 £82,500 £85,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

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 3 months to 29 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 29 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 +1 220 £72,500 +3.57% 36
West End of London +4 19 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Heathrow - 12 £57,500 -
Stanmore +3 8 £40,000 +17.64%
Hounslow -2 7 £51,250 +7.89% 1
Barnet - 5 £37,500 -
Canary Wharf -12 4 £72,500 -30.95%
Croydon +7 3 £50,000 +2.56% 1
Chessington -5 2 £22,500 -55.00% 1
Westminster - 2 £102,500 -
Greenford - 2 £52,500 -
New Malden - 2 - - 1
Docklands, London +1 1 £75,000 -
Surbiton - 1 £50,000 - 2
Brentford - 1 £60,000 - 2
C++
England

For the 6 months to 29 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 1474 (51.50%) Java
2 1205 (42.10%) Python
3 1184 (41.37%) Finance
4 1018 (35.57%) C#
5 939 (32.81%) Linux
6 829 (28.97%) Degree
7 733 (25.61%) Computer Science
8 707 (24.70%) Software Engineering
9 687 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 674 (23.55%) SQL
11 651 (22.75%) C
12 536 (18.73%) Banking
13 531 (18.55%) OO
14 477 (16.67%) Mathematics
15 448 (15.65%) Windows
16 430 (15.02%) JavaScript
17 416 (14.54%) Unix
18 400 (13.98%) .NET
19 388 (13.56%) Multithreading
20 375 (13.10%) Front Office
21 348 (12.16%) Algorithms
22 333 (11.64%) Analytics
23 323 (11.29%) Low Latency
24 322 (11.25%) Investment Banking
25 292 (10.20%) SDLC
26 286 (9.99%) SQL Server
27 281 (9.82%) HTML
28 261 (9.12%) DevOps
29 260 (9.08%) TDD
30 250 (8.74%) Fintech

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
1 117 (4.09%) Apache Spark
2 76 (2.66%) Tomcat
3 64 (2.24%) Apache
4 48 (1.68%) WebLogic
5 45 (1.57%) JBoss
6 35 (1.22%) WebSphere
7 25 (0.87%) OpenStack
8 21 (0.73%) Elasticsearch
9 19 (0.66%) nginx
10 17 (0.59%) SAS
11 15 (0.52%) IIS
12 13 (0.45%) Jetty
13 12 (0.42%) Confluence
14 10 (0.35%) Drupal
14 10 (0.35%) Oracle SOA Suite
15 9 (0.31%) DataSynapse
16 8 (0.28%) WordPress
17 7 (0.24%) Joomla!
18 6 (0.21%) Apache Solr
18 6 (0.21%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 76 (2.66%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.73%) Spreadsheet
3 16 (0.56%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 10 (0.35%) MS Visio
5 9 (0.31%) Stata
6 4 (0.14%) Chatbot
6 4 (0.14%) SPSS
6 4 (0.14%) Weka
7 3 (0.10%) Autodesk Inventor
7 3 (0.10%) GNU Octave
7 3 (0.10%) InDesign
7 3 (0.10%) Siemens NX
7 3 (0.10%) Solid Edge
8 2 (0.070%) Microsoft Project
8 2 (0.070%) MicroStation
8 2 (0.070%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.070%) Simulink
8 2 (0.070%) XMetaL
9 1 (0.035%) AutoCAD
Business Applications
1 19 (0.66%) MetaTrader
2 14 (0.49%) Summit
3 12 (0.42%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 11 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
5 7 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.21%) ION MarketView
6 6 (0.21%) Relativity
7 5 (0.17%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.14%) Oracle Retail
9 3 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
10 2 (0.070%) Advent Geneva
10 2 (0.070%) Endur
10 2 (0.070%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.070%) Magento
10 2 (0.070%) SAP Hybris
11 1 (0.035%) Capstone
11 1 (0.035%) Dynamics NAV
11 1 (0.035%) NetSuite
11 1 (0.035%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 1 (0.035%) Oracle 11i
Cloud Services
1 169 (5.90%) Amazon AWS
2 92 (3.21%) Microsoft Azure
3 53 (1.85%) GitHub
4 39 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
5 28 (0.98%) Cloud Computing
6 24 (0.84%) SaaS
7 23 (0.80%) Office 365
8 20 (0.70%) Force.com
9 18 (0.63%) G Suite
10 17 (0.59%) FinancialForce.com
10 17 (0.59%) Slack
11 14 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
11 14 (0.49%) iTunes
12 13 (0.45%) OpenShift
12 13 (0.45%) PaaS
13 11 (0.38%) Amazon S3
14 10 (0.35%) IaaS
15 9 (0.31%) AWS CloudFormation
15 9 (0.31%) Google Play
16 8 (0.28%) Azure Active Directory
Communications & Networking
1 116 (4.05%) TCP/IP
2 78 (2.73%) HTTP
2 78 (2.73%) Internet
3 72 (2.52%) InfiniBand
4 58 (2.03%) Ethernet
5 37 (1.29%) Broadband
6 30 (1.05%) Multicast
7 28 (0.98%) Firewall
8 23 (0.80%) Unicast
9 18 (0.63%) SNMP
10 17 (0.59%) Network Security
10 17 (0.59%) VPN
11 14 (0.49%) 3G
11 14 (0.49%) 4G
11 14 (0.49%) GSM
11 14 (0.49%) OpenFlow
12 13 (0.45%) Wireshark
13 12 (0.42%) DNS
14 10 (0.35%) IPsec
15 9 (0.31%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 286 (9.99%) SQL Server
2 154 (5.38%) Hadoop
3 132 (4.61%) Big Data
3 132 (4.61%) Relational Database
4 122 (4.26%) MySQL
5 119 (4.16%) NoSQL
6 77 (2.69%) MongoDB
7 76 (2.66%) PostgreSQL
8 67 (2.34%) Apache Cassandra
9 56 (1.96%) RDBMS
9 56 (1.96%) Redis
10 36 (1.26%) KDB
11 35 (1.22%) Data Mining
11 35 (1.22%) Oracle Database
12 31 (1.08%) Blockchain
13 27 (0.94%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (0.94%) SQL Server 2014
14 26 (0.91%) Apache Hive
15 23 (0.80%) OLTP
16 21 (0.73%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 198 (6.92%) Git (software)
2 168 (5.87%) Jenkins
3 116 (4.05%) Subversion
4 106 (3.70%) Visual Studio
5 70 (2.45%) Selenium
6 65 (2.27%) JIRA
7 63 (2.20%) Mercurial
8 52 (1.82%) JUnit
9 51 (1.78%) Maven
10 50 (1.75%) Cucumber
11 39 (1.36%) SoapUI
12 38 (1.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 36 (1.26%) Android Studio
14 32 (1.12%) Bitbucket
14 32 (1.12%) TeamCity
15 31 (1.08%) NUnit
15 31 (1.08%) Xcode
16 27 (0.94%) Eclipse
16 27 (0.94%) LabVIEW
16 27 (0.94%) SpecFlow
General
1 1184 (41.37%) Finance
2 536 (18.73%) Banking
3 375 (13.10%) Front Office
4 322 (11.25%) Investment Banking
5 174 (6.08%) Games
5 174 (6.08%) Telecoms
6 134 (4.68%) Retail
7 58 (2.03%) Retail Banking
8 55 (1.92%) Marketing
9 50 (1.75%) Financial Institution
10 43 (1.50%) Electronics
11 42 (1.47%) Legal
12 40 (1.40%) Automotive
13 36 (1.26%) Back Office
14 34 (1.19%) Aerospace
15 29 (1.01%) Manufacturing
16 24 (0.84%) Publishing
17 23 (0.80%) Advertising
18 15 (0.52%) Billing
18 15 (0.52%) Law
Job Titles
1 1614 (56.39%) Developer
2 725 (25.33%) C++ Developer
3 378 (13.21%) Software Engineer
4 255 (8.91%) C# Developer
5 216 (7.55%) Senior Developer
6 211 (7.37%) Software Developer
7 197 (6.88%) Python Developer
8 193 (6.74%) Java Developer
9 191 (6.67%) C++ Software Engineer
10 152 (5.31%) Graduate
11 134 (4.68%) Analyst
11 134 (4.68%) C++ Software Developer
12 132 (4.61%) Junior
13 112 (3.91%) Quantitative Developer
14 98 (3.42%) Senior C++ Developer
15 95 (3.32%) Architect
16 94 (3.28%) C++/C# Developer
17 90 (3.14%) Graduate Developer
17 90 (3.14%) Junior Developer
18 84 (2.94%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 400 (13.98%) .NET
2 281 (9.82%) HTML
3 198 (6.92%) STL
4 185 (6.46%) XML
5 174 (6.08%) CSS
6 136 (4.75%) Web Services
7 132 (4.61%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 118 (4.12%) RESTful
9 115 (4.02%) WPF
10 107 (3.74%) AngularJS
11 95 (3.32%) REST
12 93 (3.25%) .NET Framework
13 90 (3.14%) ASP.NET
14 88 (3.07%) Node.js
15 86 (3.00%) SOAP
16 77 (2.69%) HTML5
17 76 (2.66%) React
18 73 (2.55%) Spring
19 72 (2.52%) JSON
19 72 (2.52%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 733 (25.61%) Computer Science
2 348 (12.16%) Algorithms
3 250 (8.74%) Fintech
4 249 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
5 222 (7.76%) Derivative
6 211 (7.37%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 178 (6.22%) Hedge funds
8 166 (5.80%) Equities
9 164 (5.73%) Data Structures
10 129 (4.51%) Greenfield Project
11 92 (3.21%) Fixed Income
12 87 (3.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 82 (2.87%) Enterprise Software
14 70 (2.45%) Device Driver
15 66 (2.31%) Mobile App
16 44 (1.54%) Robotics
17 41 (1.43%) 3D Graphics
18 38 (1.33%) User Experience
18 38 (1.33%) VHDL
19 33 (1.15%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 939 (32.81%) Linux
2 448 (15.65%) Windows
3 416 (14.54%) Unix
4 171 (5.97%) Android
5 139 (4.86%) Apple iOS
6 25 (0.87%) CentOS
7 23 (0.80%) Solaris
8 20 (0.70%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.45%) Windows Mobile
10 11 (0.38%) Windows Server
10 11 (0.38%) Windows Server 2008
11 8 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
12 7 (0.24%) Windows Phone
13 6 (0.21%) Mac OS X
14 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
14 5 (0.17%) Windows 7
15 4 (0.14%) Debian
15 4 (0.14%) Ubuntu
15 4 (0.14%) Windows 10
16 3 (0.10%) CoreOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 707 (24.70%) Software Engineering
2 687 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
3 531 (18.55%) OO
4 477 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 388 (13.56%) Multithreading
6 333 (11.64%) Analytics
7 323 (11.29%) Low Latency
8 292 (10.20%) SDLC
9 261 (9.12%) DevOps
10 260 (9.08%) TDD
11 249 (8.70%) OOP
12 239 (8.35%) Physics
13 206 (7.20%) Continuous Integration
14 203 (7.09%) Machine Learning
14 203 (7.09%) Scrum
15 201 (7.02%) Test Automation
16 152 (5.31%) Open Source
17 132 (4.61%) BDD
18 123 (4.30%) Unit Testing
19 122 (4.26%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1474 (51.50%) Java
2 1205 (42.10%) Python
3 1018 (35.57%) C#
4 674 (23.55%) SQL
5 651 (22.75%) C
6 430 (15.02%) JavaScript
7 196 (6.85%) Scala
8 179 (6.25%) Ruby
9 173 (6.04%) Perl
10 156 (5.45%) PHP
11 119 (4.16%) R
12 112 (3.91%) Shell Script
13 74 (2.59%) MATLAB
14 73 (2.55%) Go
15 70 (2.45%) VBA
16 68 (2.38%) Objective-C
17 57 (1.99%) VB
18 50 (1.75%) Apple Swift
19 46 (1.61%) Bash Shell
20 44 (1.54%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 829 (28.97%) Degree
2 235 (8.21%) Computer Science Degree
3 213 (7.44%) PhD
4 81 (2.83%) Numerate Degree
5 57 (1.99%) Master's Degree
6 37 (1.29%) Security Cleared
7 31 (1.08%) DV Cleared
8 23 (0.80%) ISEB
9 22 (0.77%) PMI Certification
10 21 (0.73%) ISTQB
11 16 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
12 11 (0.38%) RHCA
13 8 (0.28%) MCSE
14 7 (0.24%) CCNA
14 7 (0.24%) Cisco Certification
14 7 (0.24%) Postgraduate
15 6 (0.21%) CEH
15 6 (0.21%) CISM
15 6 (0.21%) CISSP
15 6 (0.21%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 164 (5.73%) QA
2 20 (0.70%) MiFID
3 12 (0.42%) Data Quality
4 6 (0.21%) Dodd-Frank
4 6 (0.21%) EMIR
5 5 (0.17%) MISRA
6 4 (0.14%) GCP
6 4 (0.14%) ISO 20022
7 3 (0.10%) Basel III
8 2 (0.070%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.035%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.035%) ISO 9001
9 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 12207
9 1 (0.035%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.035%) JTAG
9 1 (0.035%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.035%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 141 (4.93%) Docker
2 40 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
3 25 (0.87%) KVM
4 22 (0.77%) Active Directory
5 19 (0.66%) Firmware
6 16 (0.56%) HDFS
7 13 (0.45%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 10 (0.35%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.21%) Varnish
9 6 (0.21%) VirtualBox
10 5 (0.17%) etcd
10 5 (0.17%) LXC
11 4 (0.14%) Xen
12 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
13 2 (0.070%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.070%) Virtual Servers
13 2 (0.070%) XenApp
14 1 (0.035%) GPFS
14 1 (0.035%) Shibboleth
14 1 (0.035%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 98 (3.42%) Puppet
2 92 (3.21%) Opscode Chef
3 85 (2.97%) Ansible
4 49 (1.71%) Kubernetes
5 16 (0.56%) Terraform
6 11 (0.38%) Mesos
7 10 (0.35%) HP Quality Center
7 10 (0.35%) Nagios
8 9 (0.31%) Consul
8 9 (0.31%) logstash
8 9 (0.31%) Salt
9 8 (0.28%) Kibana
10 7 (0.24%) EnCase
11 6 (0.21%) SCOM
12 5 (0.17%) vRealize
13 3 (0.10%) Docker Swarm
13 3 (0.10%) Nessus
13 3 (0.10%) Packer
13 3 (0.10%) rkt
13 3 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 236 (8.25%) Oracle
2 119 (4.16%) Google
2 119 (4.16%) Microsoft
3 54 (1.89%) Red Hat
4 48 (1.68%) SAP
5 46 (1.61%) VMware
6 44 (1.54%) Salesforce.com
7 37 (1.29%) Sybase
8 32 (1.12%) IBM
9 25 (0.87%) Splunk
10 24 (0.84%) TIBCO
11 19 (0.66%) Apple
12 18 (0.63%) Cisco
12 18 (0.63%) HP
13 17 (0.59%) Solace
14 16 (0.56%) Bloomberg
14 16 (0.56%) Marketo
14 16 (0.56%) Reuters
15 15 (0.52%) Intel
16 14 (0.49%) EMC
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
City, London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per day
Posted: 18 hours ago
London
Hydrogen Group
Salary: £70000.00 - £80000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Central London / West End
X4 Group
Salary: £30k - 45k per year
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Franklin Bates
Salary: From £50,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
set2recruit
Salary: Up to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 22 hours ago
East London
set2recruit
Salary: From £65,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 17 hours ago
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £80000.00 - £100000.00 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
South West London
Technical Futures
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum To £30K Dep on Academic level
Posted: Yesterday
London
Montash
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + 50% bonus
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45-50K (Flexible) + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum + bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
West London
OpenBet Technology
Salary: From £41,000 to £56,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Croydon, Surrey
ISL
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £75,000 per annum Pension, Flexi, Career Progress + Mo
Posted: 22 hours ago
City, London
Big Wednesday Digital Ltd
Salary: £55000 - £105000 per annum + Negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified £37k - £45k + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: 3 days ago
City, London
Pioneer Search
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
London
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: £40k - 50k per year + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
IT Connections
Salary: £30,000 to £35,000
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum + beenfits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Granite Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £30,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £60000 - £90000 per annum + Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
London
ECM Selection
Salary: to £120k + top benefits
Posted: 2 days ago