Period
to 21 October 2019

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 21 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
21 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 96 71 81
Rank change year-on-year -25 +10 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,752 2,814 2,997
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.21% 4.17% 4.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.71% 7.26% 7.34%
Number of salaries quoted 1,378 2,276 2,240
London median annual salary £75,000 £70,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% +12.00% -0.40%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £33,750
90th Percentile £137,500 £112,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 30,660 38,743 40,843
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.13% 57.35% 55.09%
Number of salaries quoted 25,570 32,056 32,229
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +4.35%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £100,000 £95,000 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 21 October 2019.

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 21 October 2019. 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 -25 389 £75,000 +3.45% 130
West London +5 99 £51,250 -7.66% 41
South London -18 40 £47,500 +18.75% 11
East London +21 9 £42,500 -41.38% 19
North London +3 7 £90,000 +38.46% 12
C++
England

For the 6 months to 21 October 2019, 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 1,086 (61.99%) Python
2 935 (53.37%) Java
3 725 (41.38%) C#
4 704 (40.18%) Finance
5 568 (32.42%) Software Engineering
6 523 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
7 466 (26.60%) Linux
8 410 (23.40%) Computer Science
9 398 (22.72%) Degree
10 387 (22.09%) Front Office
11 371 (21.18%) AWS
12 365 (20.83%) JavaScript
13 336 (19.18%) SQL
14 297 (16.95%) C
15 291 (16.61%) Fixed Income
16 278 (15.87%) Derivative
17 262 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
18 256 (14.61%) .NET
19 243 (13.87%) Docker
20 225 (12.84%) Mathematics
21 224 (12.79%) Analytics
22 221 (12.61%) Web Services
23 211 (12.04%) Asset Management
24 209 (11.93%) Banking
25 204 (11.64%) Mentoring
26 203 (11.59%) Low Latency
27 202 (11.53%) DevOps
27 202 (11.53%) Hedge funds
28 197 (11.24%) Windows
29 188 (10.73%) Azure

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 53 (3.03%) Apache
2 50 (2.85%) Apache Spark
3 33 (1.88%) nginx
4 32 (1.83%) Tomcat
5 30 (1.71%) Elasticsearch
6 28 (1.60%) Confluence
7 17 (0.97%) SAS
8 12 (0.68%) WebSphere
9 9 (0.51%) Apache Airflow
10 8 (0.46%) IIS
11 6 (0.34%) IBM Notes
11 6 (0.34%) Luigi
11 6 (0.34%) MS Exchange
12 5 (0.29%) Apache Pig
12 5 (0.29%) Jupyter
12 5 (0.29%) MTS
13 4 (0.23%) CMS
13 4 (0.23%) ColdFusion
14 3 (0.17%) OpenStack
14 3 (0.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 43 (2.45%) Microsoft Excel
2 25 (1.43%) Microsoft Office
3 16 (0.91%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 11 (0.63%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.34%) Spreadsheet
6 5 (0.29%) NUKE
7 4 (0.23%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.23%) Maya
7 4 (0.23%) SPSS
8 3 (0.17%) 3ds Max
8 3 (0.17%) Houdini
8 3 (0.17%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.17%) ZBrush
9 1 (0.057%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.057%) OrCAD
9 1 (0.057%) Windchill
Business Applications
1 44 (2.51%) thinkFolio
2 27 (1.54%) LatentZero
3 21 (1.20%) FINCAD Analytics
4 5 (0.29%) Distributed Ledger
5 4 (0.23%) MetaTrader
6 3 (0.17%) ION MarketView
6 3 (0.17%) RMDS
7 2 (0.11%) Summit
8 1 (0.057%) Relativity
8 1 (0.057%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 371 (21.18%) AWS
2 188 (10.73%) Azure
3 151 (8.62%) GCP
4 77 (4.39%) GitHub
5 67 (3.82%) SaaS
6 53 (3.03%) Amazon S3
7 42 (2.40%) AWS Lambda
7 42 (2.40%) Serverless
8 28 (1.60%) Cloud Computing
9 24 (1.37%) Amazon SQS
10 14 (0.80%) Office 365
11 11 (0.63%) AWS CloudFormation
11 11 (0.63%) G Suite
12 10 (0.57%) Amazon EC2
13 9 (0.51%) Amazon ECS
14 8 (0.46%) OpenShift
15 6 (0.34%) Cloudflare
15 6 (0.34%) Virtual Private Cloud
16 5 (0.29%) BrowserStack
16 5 (0.29%) Sauce Labs
Communications & Networking
1 53 (3.03%) Internet
2 29 (1.66%) TCP/IP
3 23 (1.31%) HTTP
4 21 (1.20%) Firewall
5 17 (0.97%) DNS
6 10 (0.57%) RTMP
7 8 (0.46%) Multicast
7 8 (0.46%) Wireless
8 6 (0.34%) Network Security
8 6 (0.34%) SSH
8 6 (0.34%) VoIP
9 5 (0.29%) SNMP
10 4 (0.23%) Cisco IOS
10 4 (0.23%) HTTPS
10 4 (0.23%) Wi-Fi
10 4 (0.23%) Wireshark
11 3 (0.17%) DHCP
11 3 (0.17%) SAN
11 3 (0.17%) VPN
11 3 (0.17%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 111 (6.34%) SQL Server
2 94 (5.37%) Big Data
3 74 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 66 (3.77%) PostgreSQL
5 60 (3.42%) NoSQL
6 51 (2.91%) Amazon RDS
7 49 (2.80%) Hadoop
8 48 (2.74%) MongoDB
9 40 (2.28%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 33 (1.88%) Amazon Athena
11 28 (1.60%) RDBMS
12 26 (1.48%) MySQL
13 25 (1.43%) Blockchain
14 24 (1.37%) Redis
15 21 (1.20%) Data Mining
15 21 (1.20%) KDB
16 11 (0.63%) Apache Hive
17 10 (0.57%) Azure SQL Database
18 8 (0.46%) HDInsight
18 8 (0.46%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 108 (6.16%) Jenkins
2 93 (5.31%) Git (software)
3 44 (2.51%) JIRA
4 38 (2.17%) Selenium
5 35 (2.00%) Cucumber
5 35 (2.00%) Visual Studio
6 25 (1.43%) GitLab
7 22 (1.26%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 21 (1.20%) Appium
9 20 (1.14%) Bitbucket
9 20 (1.14%) Maven
9 20 (1.14%) TeamCity
10 19 (1.08%) PhantomJS
11 18 (1.03%) JMeter
12 17 (0.97%) JUnit
13 16 (0.91%) Gradle
14 15 (0.86%) Subversion
15 14 (0.80%) Metasploit
15 14 (0.80%) Snyk
15 14 (0.80%) SonarQube
General
1 704 (40.18%) Finance
2 387 (22.09%) Front Office
3 209 (11.93%) Banking
4 77 (4.39%) Games
5 76 (4.34%) Investment Banking
6 43 (2.45%) Electronics
7 41 (2.34%) Telecoms
8 37 (2.11%) Retail
9 28 (1.60%) Aerospace
10 23 (1.31%) French Language
10 23 (1.31%) Law
11 22 (1.26%) German Language
12 20 (1.14%) Italian Language
12 20 (1.14%) Spanish Language
13 19 (1.08%) Marketing
13 19 (1.08%) Public Sector
14 18 (1.03%) Manufacturing
15 15 (0.86%) Billing
16 14 (0.80%) Financial Institution
17 13 (0.74%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 708 (40.41%) Developer
2 299 (17.07%) Software Engineer
3 276 (15.75%) C++ Developer
4 172 (9.82%) Software Developer
5 104 (5.94%) Python Developer
6 96 (5.48%) Java Developer
7 92 (5.25%) C# Developer
8 85 (4.85%) Architect
8 85 (4.85%) DevOps Engineer
9 79 (4.51%) AWS Engineer
10 78 (4.45%) Senior Developer
11 68 (3.88%) C++ Software Engineer
12 67 (3.82%) AWS Software Engineer
13 62 (3.54%) Graduate
14 59 (3.37%) Quantitative Developer
15 58 (3.31%) Consultant
16 55 (3.14%) Senior Software Engineer
17 53 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
18 51 (2.91%) .NET Developer
19 50 (2.85%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 256 (14.61%) .NET
2 221 (12.61%) Web Services
3 178 (10.16%) Node.js
4 172 (9.82%) AngularJS
5 156 (8.90%) React
6 83 (4.74%) J2EE
7 77 (4.39%) HTML
8 74 (4.22%) REST
9 55 (3.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 52 (2.97%) Pandas
11 51 (2.91%) CSS
12 50 (2.85%) TensorFlow
13 49 (2.80%) ASP.NET
14 45 (2.57%) FIX Protocol
15 41 (2.34%) Kafka
15 41 (2.34%) Middleware
16 38 (2.17%) .NET Framework
16 38 (2.17%) STL
16 38 (2.17%) WPF
17 37 (2.11%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 291 (16.61%) Fixed Income
2 278 (15.87%) Derivative
3 202 (11.53%) Hedge funds
4 183 (10.45%) Algorithms
5 160 (9.13%) Equities
6 142 (8.11%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 128 (7.31%) Analytical Skills
8 117 (6.68%) Greenfield Project
9 107 (6.11%) Data Structures
10 78 (4.45%) Self-Motivation
11 75 (4.28%) Management Information System
12 39 (2.23%) User Experience
13 37 (2.11%) Equity Derivative
14 36 (2.05%) Robotics
15 33 (1.88%) Linux Command Line
16 28 (1.60%) Market Risk
16 28 (1.60%) Public Cloud
17 27 (1.54%) Exotic Derivative
18 23 (1.31%) Embedded Systems
19 20 (1.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 466 (26.60%) Linux
2 197 (11.24%) Windows
3 127 (7.25%) Unix
4 49 (2.80%) Android
5 30 (1.71%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 26 (1.48%) Apple iOS
7 23 (1.31%) CentOS
8 15 (0.86%) Windows 10
8 15 (0.86%) Windows 7
8 15 (0.86%) Windows Server 2012
9 14 (0.80%) Kali Linux
10 13 (0.74%) Ubuntu
11 11 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
11 11 (0.63%) Windows Server
12 10 (0.57%) Windows Server 2008
13 9 (0.51%) Debian
14 6 (0.34%) Robot Operating System
15 5 (0.29%) CoreOS
15 5 (0.29%) FreeRTOS
15 5 (0.29%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 568 (32.42%) Software Engineering
2 523 (29.85%) Agile Software Development
3 410 (23.40%) Computer Science
4 262 (14.95%) Problem-Solving
5 225 (12.84%) Mathematics
6 224 (12.79%) Analytics
7 211 (12.04%) Asset Management
8 204 (11.64%) Mentoring
9 203 (11.59%) Low Latency
10 202 (11.53%) DevOps
11 179 (10.22%) OO
12 171 (9.76%) Machine Learning
13 154 (8.79%) Multithreading
14 149 (8.50%) Investment Management
14 149 (8.50%) Test Automation
15 145 (8.28%) Artificial Intelligence
16 144 (8.22%) Continuous Integration
17 122 (6.96%) Open Source
18 120 (6.85%) Scrum
19 118 (6.74%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1,086 (61.99%) Python
2 935 (53.37%) Java
3 725 (41.38%) C#
4 365 (20.83%) JavaScript
5 336 (19.18%) SQL
6 297 (16.95%) C
7 178 (10.16%) Go
8 109 (6.22%) Ruby
9 102 (5.82%) Scala
10 96 (5.48%) R
11 95 (5.42%) Bash Shell
12 86 (4.91%) Perl
13 73 (4.17%) MATLAB
14 58 (3.31%) TypeScript
15 45 (2.57%) PHP
16 41 (2.34%) PowerShell
17 40 (2.28%) Kotlin
18 36 (2.05%) VBA
19 27 (1.54%) Ada
19 27 (1.54%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 398 (22.72%) Degree
2 136 (7.76%) Computer Science Degree
3 112 (6.39%) PhD
4 46 (2.63%) Master's Degree
5 32 (1.83%) Security Cleared
6 26 (1.48%) CISSP
7 23 (1.31%) CISA
7 23 (1.31%) CISM
8 18 (1.03%) Numerate Degree
9 15 (0.86%) DV Cleared
10 14 (0.80%) SANS
10 14 (0.80%) SC Cleared
11 7 (0.40%) ISTQB
12 5 (0.29%) CFA
13 4 (0.23%) CCNA
13 4 (0.23%) Cisco Certification
13 4 (0.23%) Linux+ Certification
14 3 (0.17%) MCSE
14 3 (0.17%) Microsoft Certification
14 3 (0.17%) Network+ Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 64 (3.65%) QA
2 14 (0.80%) SLA
3 8 (0.46%) DICOM
4 7 (0.40%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.40%) EMIR
4 7 (0.40%) MiFID
5 5 (0.29%) IFRS
5 5 (0.29%) IFRS 9
6 4 (0.23%) JTAG
7 3 (0.17%) GDPR
7 3 (0.17%) ISO 13485
7 3 (0.17%) PMO
8 1 (0.057%) CRD IV
8 1 (0.057%) Data Quality
System Software
1 243 (13.87%) Docker
2 28 (1.60%) Firmware
3 22 (1.26%) VMware Infrastructure
4 15 (0.86%) Virtual Machines
5 9 (0.51%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.40%) etcd
7 5 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
8 4 (0.23%) VMware ESXi
9 2 (0.11%) Apache ZooKeeper
10 1 (0.057%) Apache Flume
10 1 (0.057%) BIND 9
10 1 (0.057%) Ceph
10 1 (0.057%) Hyper-V
10 1 (0.057%) KVM
10 1 (0.057%) Lustre
10 1 (0.057%) NFS
10 1 (0.057%) Samba
10 1 (0.057%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 163 (9.30%) Kubernetes
2 72 (4.11%) Ansible
3 71 (4.05%) Terraform
4 51 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
5 50 (2.85%) Puppet
6 42 (2.40%) SCCM
7 40 (2.28%) Nessus
8 26 (1.48%) McAfee ePO
9 23 (1.31%) Consul
9 23 (1.31%) EnCase
10 22 (1.26%) Mesos
11 18 (1.03%) Salt
12 17 (0.97%) FTK
13 15 (0.86%) Prometheus
14 14 (0.80%) Nmap
14 14 (0.80%) Sysdig
15 10 (0.57%) Perfmon
16 9 (0.51%) BMC PATROL
17 6 (0.34%) Icinga
17 6 (0.34%) Rancher
Vendors
1 127 (7.25%) Google
2 112 (6.39%) Bloomberg
3 102 (5.82%) Reuters
4 101 (5.76%) Oracle
5 95 (5.42%) Microsoft
6 49 (2.80%) Splunk
7 44 (2.51%) Red Hat
8 27 (1.54%) Charles River
8 27 (1.54%) Eze Castle Integration
8 27 (1.54%) LogRhythm
8 27 (1.54%) SimCorp
9 26 (1.48%) Aveksa
9 26 (1.48%) McAfee
9 26 (1.48%) Palo Alto
9 26 (1.48%) SolarWinds
10 24 (1.37%) VMware
11 22 (1.26%) CyberArk
12 19 (1.08%) ServiceNow
12 19 (1.08%) Symantec
13 18 (1.03%) ION Trading