Period
to 18 June 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 18 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
18 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 79 75 68
Rank change year-on-year -4 -7 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2,649 2,810 3,607
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.83% 4.02% 4.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.79% 7.29% 8.15%
Number of salaries quoted 2,088 2,270 3,200
London median annual salary £67,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £33,750
90th Percentile £112,500 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +4.40%

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 38,992 38,554 44,263
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.34% 55.21% 54.25%
Number of salaries quoted 32,124 32,532 38,932
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,750 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £90,000 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £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 18 June 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 18 June 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 -31 447 £75,000 +15.38% 113
West London -14 100 £53,750 +13.16% 57
South London +1 54 £40,000 -20.00% 10
East London +8 39 £75,000 +3.45% 12
North London -7 11 £45,000 +28.57% 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 18 June 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 1,526 (57.61%) Java
2 1,454 (54.89%) Python
3 1,049 (39.60%) Finance
4 918 (34.65%) C#
5 816 (30.80%) Degree
6 784 (29.60%) Linux
7 753 (28.43%) Computer Science
8 688 (25.97%) SQL
9 685 (25.86%) Software Engineering
10 620 (23.41%) C
11 594 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
12 558 (21.06%) Banking
13 533 (20.12%) Mathematics
14 499 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
15 479 (18.08%) JavaScript
16 401 (15.14%) Unix
17 389 (14.68%) Big Data
18 381 (14.38%) OO
19 380 (14.35%) Algorithms
20 368 (13.89%) Machine Learning
21 365 (13.78%) Low Latency
22 361 (13.63%) .NET
23 337 (12.72%) Investment Banking
24 326 (12.31%) Analytics
25 323 (12.19%) PhD
26 320 (12.08%) TDD
27 318 (12.00%) Front Office
28 305 (11.51%) Computer Science Degree
29 304 (11.48%) Multithreading
30 295 (11.14%) 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
1 132 (4.98%) Apache Spark
2 98 (3.70%) Apache
3 64 (2.42%) Tomcat
4 50 (1.89%) Ethereum
5 48 (1.81%) Elasticsearch
6 31 (1.17%) WebSphere
7 23 (0.87%) Confluence
8 20 (0.76%) Oracle SOA Suite
9 18 (0.68%) CMS
10 17 (0.64%) Apache Pig
10 17 (0.64%) nginx
11 13 (0.49%) SAS
12 12 (0.45%) IIS
13 11 (0.42%) OpenStack
14 10 (0.38%) Sitecore CMS
15 9 (0.34%) Alfresco
15 9 (0.34%) Apache Solr
16 8 (0.30%) SharePoint
17 7 (0.26%) IBM Notes
17 7 (0.26%) MS Exchange
Applications
1 55 (2.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.38%) SPSS
3 7 (0.26%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 6 (0.23%) Adobe Creative Suite
5 5 (0.19%) GNU Octave
5 5 (0.19%) Microsoft Office
6 4 (0.15%) Mathematica
7 3 (0.11%) Chatbot
7 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 2 (0.076%) Adobe Illustrator
9 1 (0.038%) Blender
9 1 (0.038%) GIMP
9 1 (0.038%) InDesign
9 1 (0.038%) LibreOffice
9 1 (0.038%) Simulink
9 1 (0.038%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (1.28%) thinkFolio
2 18 (0.68%) Concordance
2 18 (0.68%) Relativity
3 12 (0.45%) Summit
4 11 (0.42%) Ringtail
5 10 (0.38%) Distributed Ledger
6 7 (0.26%) RMDS
7 5 (0.19%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.19%) MetaTrader
7 5 (0.19%) NetSuite
8 4 (0.15%) Ripple
8 4 (0.15%) Salesforce.com CRM
9 2 (0.076%) ION MarketView
9 2 (0.076%) Magento
9 2 (0.076%) Oracle EBS
9 2 (0.076%) Oracle SCM
9 2 (0.076%) Payment Gateway
9 2 (0.076%) Veritas eDiscovery
10 1 (0.038%) BASE24
10 1 (0.038%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 207 (7.81%) Amazon AWS
2 104 (3.93%) Microsoft Azure
3 46 (1.74%) Cloud Computing
4 44 (1.66%) SaaS
5 36 (1.36%) Google Cloud Platform
6 34 (1.28%) GitHub
7 25 (0.94%) Amazon S3
8 20 (0.76%) IaaS
9 17 (0.64%) Bluemix
9 17 (0.64%) IBM Cloud
10 16 (0.60%) Loggly
10 16 (0.60%) Sumo Logic
11 15 (0.57%) Office 365
12 14 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.53%) Slack
13 12 (0.45%) G Suite
13 12 (0.45%) PaaS
14 11 (0.42%) Force.com
14 11 (0.42%) Salesforce Service Cloud
15 7 (0.26%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 65 (2.45%) TCP/IP
2 58 (2.19%) HTTP
3 46 (1.74%) Internet
4 21 (0.79%) Network Security
5 20 (0.76%) Multicast
6 18 (0.68%) DNS
7 16 (0.60%) Wireless
8 14 (0.53%) Firewall
8 14 (0.53%) Wi-Fi
9 11 (0.42%) Broadband
10 9 (0.34%) HTTPS
10 9 (0.34%) SSL
11 7 (0.26%) Bluetooth
11 7 (0.26%) Ethernet
12 5 (0.19%) CDMA
12 5 (0.19%) FIX Connectivity
12 5 (0.19%) LTE
12 5 (0.19%) SMTP
12 5 (0.19%) SNMP
12 5 (0.19%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 389 (14.68%) Big Data
2 184 (6.95%) SQL Server
3 181 (6.83%) Relational Database
4 165 (6.23%) Blockchain
5 139 (5.25%) MySQL
6 107 (4.04%) NoSQL
7 96 (3.62%) MongoDB
8 95 (3.59%) PostgreSQL
9 92 (3.47%) Hadoop
10 59 (2.23%) RDBMS
11 54 (2.04%) Apache Hive
12 52 (1.96%) DB2
13 40 (1.51%) Apache Cassandra
13 40 (1.51%) Redis
14 37 (1.40%) Data Lake
15 31 (1.17%) Data Warehouse
16 25 (0.94%) MemSQL
17 18 (0.68%) Flink
18 16 (0.60%) SQL Server 2014
18 16 (0.60%) Sybase ASE
Development Applications
1 212 (8.00%) Git (software)
2 125 (4.72%) Jenkins
3 112 (4.23%) Selenium
4 71 (2.68%) Subversion
5 63 (2.38%) JIRA
5 63 (2.38%) Maven
6 53 (2.00%) Visual Studio
7 51 (1.93%) Gradle
8 46 (1.74%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 45 (1.70%) Team Foundation Server
10 41 (1.55%) Cucumber
11 40 (1.51%) NUnit
12 35 (1.32%) Vagrant
13 29 (1.09%) JMeter
14 28 (1.06%) CMake
15 25 (0.94%) Buildbot
15 25 (0.94%) Ranorex
15 25 (0.94%) TeamCity
16 24 (0.91%) Gatling
17 23 (0.87%) Ant
General
1 1,049 (39.60%) Finance
2 558 (21.06%) Banking
3 337 (12.72%) Investment Banking
4 318 (12.00%) Front Office
5 263 (9.93%) Financial Institution
6 120 (4.53%) Games
7 102 (3.85%) Retail
8 60 (2.27%) Telecoms
9 40 (1.51%) Legal
10 37 (1.40%) Advertising
11 33 (1.25%) French Language
11 33 (1.25%) Marketing
12 32 (1.21%) German Language
12 32 (1.21%) Italian Language
13 29 (1.09%) Manufacturing
14 28 (1.06%) Publishing
15 27 (1.02%) Law
16 24 (0.91%) Electronics
17 20 (0.76%) Retail Banking
18 18 (0.68%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,238 (46.73%) Developer
2 485 (18.31%) C++ Developer
3 298 (11.25%) Software Engineer
4 206 (7.78%) Software Developer
5 154 (5.81%) Senior Developer
6 151 (5.70%) Graduate
7 147 (5.55%) Java Developer
8 141 (5.32%) Python Developer
9 133 (5.02%) Analyst
10 131 (4.95%) C# Developer
11 117 (4.42%) Data Scientist
12 108 (4.08%) Graduate Developer
13 94 (3.55%) C++ Software Engineer
14 81 (3.06%) Quantitative Developer
15 78 (2.94%) Architect
16 72 (2.72%) Junior
17 71 (2.68%) Support Engineer
18 70 (2.64%) .NET Developer
19 65 (2.45%) Low Latency C++ Developer
20 61 (2.30%) Python Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 361 (13.63%) .NET
2 212 (8.00%) HTML
3 197 (7.44%) AngularJS
4 158 (5.96%) Web Services
5 133 (5.02%) Natural Language Processing
6 119 (4.49%) React
7 118 (4.45%) CSS
7 118 (4.45%) Node.js
8 117 (4.42%) Kafka
9 109 (4.11%) RESTful
10 105 (3.96%) HTML5
11 97 (3.66%) Spring
12 93 (3.51%) STL
13 92 (3.47%) XML
14 80 (3.02%) FIX Protocol
15 76 (2.87%) jQuery
16 73 (2.76%) ASP.NET
17 68 (2.57%) REST
18 63 (2.38%) NumPy
19 60 (2.27%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 753 (28.43%) Computer Science
2 380 (14.35%) Algorithms
3 295 (11.14%) Analytical Skills
4 250 (9.44%) Fintech
5 229 (8.64%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 211 (7.97%) Hedge funds
7 208 (7.85%) Equities
8 187 (7.06%) Data Structures
9 183 (6.91%) Derivative
10 181 (6.83%) Cyberthreat
11 172 (6.49%) Fixed Income
12 164 (6.19%) Greenfield Project
13 119 (4.49%) Self-Motivation
14 89 (3.36%) Bitcoin
15 67 (2.53%) Management Information System
16 64 (2.42%) User Experience
17 55 (2.08%) Enterprise Software
18 44 (1.66%) Data Centre
18 44 (1.66%) Market Risk
19 38 (1.43%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 784 (29.60%) Linux
2 401 (15.14%) Unix
3 289 (10.91%) Windows
4 119 (4.49%) Android
5 62 (2.34%) Apple iOS
6 37 (1.40%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 24 (0.91%) Mac OS X
7 24 (0.91%) Solaris
7 24 (0.91%) Windows Phone
8 23 (0.87%) Nucleus RTOS
9 14 (0.53%) CentOS
10 11 (0.42%) AIX
11 10 (0.38%) HPUX
11 10 (0.38%) Robot Operating System
12 9 (0.34%) CoreOS
12 9 (0.34%) Ubuntu
12 9 (0.34%) Windows Server
13 8 (0.30%) Fedora
14 7 (0.26%) Debian
14 7 (0.26%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 685 (25.86%) Software Engineering
2 594 (22.42%) Agile Software Development
3 533 (20.12%) Mathematics
4 499 (18.84%) Problem-Solving
5 381 (14.38%) OO
6 368 (13.89%) Machine Learning
7 365 (13.78%) Low Latency
8 326 (12.31%) Analytics
9 320 (12.08%) TDD
10 304 (11.48%) Multithreading
11 284 (10.72%) Risk Management
12 244 (9.21%) Scrum
13 242 (9.14%) Test Automation
14 238 (8.98%) Investment Management
15 228 (8.61%) DevOps
16 224 (8.46%) Open Source
16 224 (8.46%) Physics
17 219 (8.27%) SDLC
18 217 (8.19%) OOP
19 204 (7.70%) Data Science
Programming Languages
1 1,526 (57.61%) Java
2 1,454 (54.89%) Python
3 918 (34.65%) C#
4 688 (25.97%) SQL
5 620 (23.41%) C
6 479 (18.08%) JavaScript
7 257 (9.70%) Perl
8 244 (9.21%) Scala
9 234 (8.83%) Ruby
10 197 (7.44%) R
11 157 (5.93%) MATLAB
12 134 (5.06%) PHP
13 126 (4.76%) Shell Script
14 121 (4.57%) Bash Shell
15 101 (3.81%) Go
16 70 (2.64%) VBA
17 49 (1.85%) Java 8
18 46 (1.74%) VB
19 38 (1.43%) VB.NET
20 37 (1.40%) Korn
Qualifications
1 816 (30.80%) Degree
2 323 (12.19%) PhD
3 305 (11.51%) Computer Science Degree
4 116 (4.38%) Master's Degree
5 81 (3.06%) Numerate Degree
6 46 (1.74%) Security Cleared
7 30 (1.13%) SANS
8 29 (1.09%) SC Cleared
9 26 (0.98%) CISSP
10 19 (0.72%) GIAC
11 16 (0.60%) CCNA
11 16 (0.60%) Cisco Certification
12 14 (0.53%) CEH
13 13 (0.49%) DV Cleared
13 13 (0.49%) OSCP
14 12 (0.45%) Microsoft Certification
15 11 (0.42%) ISTQB
15 11 (0.42%) MCSE
16 10 (0.38%) Network+ Certification
16 10 (0.38%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 120 (4.53%) QA
2 28 (1.06%) MiFID
3 15 (0.57%) Dodd-Frank
3 15 (0.57%) EMIR
4 11 (0.42%) SLA
5 5 (0.19%) JTAG
6 4 (0.15%) Data Quality
7 3 (0.11%) GDPR
8 2 (0.076%) GCP
8 2 (0.076%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 2 (0.076%) PCI DSS
8 2 (0.076%) Sarbanes-Oxley
9 1 (0.038%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.038%) ISO 13485
9 1 (0.038%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.038%) OASIS TOSCA
9 1 (0.038%) PMO
9 1 (0.038%) UCITS
System Software
1 148 (5.59%) Docker
2 21 (0.79%) Firmware
2 21 (0.79%) HDFS
3 16 (0.60%) Virtual Machines
4 12 (0.45%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.42%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.34%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.30%) VirtualBox
8 7 (0.26%) vSphere
9 5 (0.19%) NFS
10 4 (0.15%) LXC
10 4 (0.15%) Xen
11 1 (0.038%) ACF2
11 1 (0.038%) Apache Flume
11 1 (0.038%) GridGain
11 1 (0.038%) KVM
11 1 (0.038%) RACF
11 1 (0.038%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 75 (2.83%) Ansible
2 59 (2.23%) Puppet
3 52 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
4 51 (1.93%) Kubernetes
5 28 (1.06%) Salt
6 22 (0.83%) Nagios
6 22 (0.83%) Terraform
7 18 (0.68%) ZABBIX
8 11 (0.42%) Docker Swarm
9 10 (0.38%) Prometheus
10 8 (0.30%) HP Fortify
11 7 (0.26%) Consul
12 6 (0.23%) Rancher
13 5 (0.19%) systemd
14 4 (0.15%) Cacti
14 4 (0.15%) Kibana
14 4 (0.15%) Mesos
14 4 (0.15%) Nessus
14 4 (0.15%) Packer
15 3 (0.11%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 160 (6.04%) Oracle
2 115 (4.34%) Microsoft
3 80 (3.02%) Sybase
4 71 (2.68%) Google
5 46 (1.74%) Reuters
6 43 (1.62%) Bloomberg
7 38 (1.43%) Red Hat
8 35 (1.32%) Splunk
9 33 (1.25%) FXall
9 33 (1.25%) Tradeweb
10 32 (1.21%) MarketAxess
11 26 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
12 25 (0.94%) IBM
13 21 (0.79%) SaltStack
14 18 (0.68%) Capita
15 17 (0.64%) New Relic
16 16 (0.60%) Cognizant
16 16 (0.60%) Perforce
16 16 (0.60%) Rackspace
17 15 (0.57%) Tableau