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 22 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
22 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / London
Rank 66 60 68
Rank change year-on-year -6 +8  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1406 1920 1679
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.23% 4.64% 4.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.73% 8.63% 7.89%
Number of salaries quoted 1140 1678 1443
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £95,000
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 18183 22237 21288
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 54.68% 53.78% 51.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15667 19514 18212
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 22 March 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 22 March 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 -5 213 £67,500 -3.57% 53
West End of London +23 20 £40,000 - 11
Canary Wharf +1 14 £77,500 +3.33%
Croydon +20 13 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Hounslow +7 12 £50,000 +5.26% 3
Stanmore - 9 £40,000 -
Heathrow - 7 £60,000 -
Bromley - 4 £37,500 -
Surbiton -4 3 £50,000 +33.33%
Uxbridge - 3 £45,000 -
Docklands, London - 3 £42,500 -
Chessington -9 2 - -
Edgware - 2 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £57,500 -
Greenford +1 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Hammersmith -12 1 £60,000 +57.89%
Mayfair - 1 £90,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Barnet - 1 £35,000 -
Feltham - 1 £40,000 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 22 March 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 1421 (47.60%) Java
2 1239 (41.51%) Finance
3 1163 (38.96%) Python
4 1068 (35.78%) Linux
5 1026 (34.37%) C#
6 880 (29.48%) Degree
7 842 (28.21%) Software Engineering
8 753 (25.23%) Computer Science
9 743 (24.89%) SQL
10 719 (24.09%) C
10 719 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
11 564 (18.89%) Mathematics
12 557 (18.66%) Multithreading
13 547 (18.32%) Unix
14 546 (18.29%) JavaScript
15 531 (17.79%) Banking
16 497 (16.65%) OO
17 486 (16.28%) .NET
18 482 (16.15%) Windows
19 399 (13.37%) Low Latency
20 342 (11.46%) Algorithms
21 321 (10.75%) HTML
22 311 (10.42%) SDLC
23 278 (9.31%) TDD
23 278 (9.31%) Analytics
24 275 (9.21%) Front Office
25 272 (9.11%) SQL Server
26 260 (8.71%) Physics
27 255 (8.54%) DevOps
27 255 (8.54%) Analytical Skills

C++
Top Related 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
1 113 (3.79%) Apache Spark
2 72 (2.41%) Apache
3 58 (1.94%) Tomcat
4 42 (1.41%) JBoss
5 41 (1.37%) WebSphere
6 31 (1.04%) WebLogic
7 30 (1.01%) Jetty
8 28 (0.94%) nginx
9 26 (0.87%) IIS
9 26 (0.87%) SharePoint
10 21 (0.70%) SAS
11 15 (0.50%) Confluence
12 12 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.34%) Apache Pig
13 10 (0.34%) Apache Solr
14 9 (0.30%) IPython
14 9 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.23%) MQSeries
15 7 (0.23%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.23%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 77 (2.58%) MS Excel
2 27 (0.90%) MS Office
3 18 (0.60%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.23%) GNU Octave
5 7 (0.23%) InDesign
5 7 (0.23%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.23%) MicroStation
5 7 (0.23%) MS Project
5 7 (0.23%) SPSS
6 4 (0.13%) Weka
7 2 (0.067%) XMetaL
8 1 (0.034%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.034%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.034%) FrameMaker
8 1 (0.034%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.034%) Maya
8 1 (0.034%) Simulink
8 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 7 (0.23%) Relativity
2 6 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
2 6 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
2 6 (0.20%) thinkFolio
3 5 (0.17%) MetaTrader
3 5 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
4 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
4 4 (0.13%) Summit
5 3 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
5 3 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
6 2 (0.067%) Concordance
6 2 (0.067%) Eze OMS
6 2 (0.067%) Oracle Cash Management
6 2 (0.067%) Ringtail
7 1 (0.034%) Advent Geneva
7 1 (0.034%) Front Arena
7 1 (0.034%) Magento
7 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
7 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 126 (4.22%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (2.55%) GitHub
3 62 (2.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (1.24%) Google Cloud Platform
5 30 (1.01%) SaaS
6 23 (0.77%) Office 365
7 20 (0.67%) G Suite
8 18 (0.60%) Slack
9 14 (0.47%) Force.com
10 12 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.34%) FinancialForce.com
12 9 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.27%) OpenShift
14 7 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
15 6 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 6 (0.20%) Loggly
16 5 (0.17%) CloudFront
16 5 (0.17%) Heroku
16 5 (0.17%) PaaS
16 5 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 125 (4.19%) TCP/IP
2 51 (1.71%) HTTP
3 37 (1.24%) 3G
3 37 (1.24%) 4G
3 37 (1.24%) Internet
4 36 (1.21%) GSM
5 35 (1.17%) OpenFlow
6 32 (1.07%) Ethernet
6 32 (1.07%) InfiniBand
7 29 (0.97%) SNMP
8 26 (0.87%) Broadband
9 25 (0.84%) Multicast
10 23 (0.77%) Network Security
10 23 (0.77%) Wireshark
11 22 (0.74%) Unicast
12 16 (0.54%) Firewall
13 15 (0.50%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.34%) RS-232
14 10 (0.34%) RS-485
15 9 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 272 (9.11%) SQL Server
2 157 (5.26%) Big Data
3 138 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 132 (4.42%) MySQL
5 130 (4.36%) NoSQL
6 124 (4.15%) Hadoop
7 71 (2.38%) PostgreSQL
8 70 (2.35%) Apache Cassandra
9 67 (2.24%) MongoDB
10 64 (2.14%) RDBMS
11 56 (1.88%) KDB
12 44 (1.47%) Apache Hive
13 39 (1.31%) Oracle Database
14 34 (1.14%) Data Mining
15 33 (1.11%) OLTP
16 32 (1.07%) Blockchain
17 29 (0.97%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (0.87%) HBase
18 26 (0.87%) Redis
18 26 (0.87%) SQL Server 2014
Development Applications
1 203 (6.80%) Git (software)
2 185 (6.20%) Jenkins
3 98 (3.28%) Maven
4 90 (3.02%) Selenium
5 81 (2.71%) Visual Studio
6 74 (2.48%) Subversion
7 57 (1.91%) JUnit
8 56 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 54 (1.81%) Cucumber
10 52 (1.74%) JIRA
11 44 (1.47%) Hudson
11 44 (1.47%) TeamCity
12 40 (1.34%) Eclipse
13 39 (1.31%) Mercurial
14 35 (1.17%) SoapUI
15 34 (1.14%) Sonatype Nexus
16 33 (1.11%) Ant
17 29 (0.97%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (0.94%) NUnit
19 26 (0.87%) SpecFlow
General
1 1239 (41.51%) Finance
2 531 (17.79%) Banking
3 275 (9.21%) Front Office
4 245 (8.21%) Investment Banking
5 213 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 148 (4.96%) Games
7 69 (2.31%) Retail
8 59 (1.98%) Financial Institution
9 45 (1.51%) Automotive
10 40 (1.34%) Marketing
11 33 (1.11%) Advertising
12 31 (1.04%) Legal
13 29 (0.97%) Manufacturing
14 28 (0.94%) Electronics
15 27 (0.90%) Law
16 23 (0.77%) Aerospace
16 23 (0.77%) Back Office
17 17 (0.57%) French Language
17 17 (0.57%) Publishing
18 14 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1818 (60.90%) Developer
2 912 (30.55%) C++ Developer
3 332 (11.12%) Software Engineer
4 283 (9.48%) C# Developer
5 262 (8.78%) Java Developer
6 244 (8.17%) Senior Developer
7 227 (7.60%) Python Developer
8 203 (6.80%) Software Developer
9 173 (5.80%) C++ Software Engineer
10 158 (5.29%) Junior
11 140 (4.69%) Graduate
12 138 (4.62%) C++ Software Developer
13 124 (4.15%) Senior C++ Developer
14 123 (4.12%) Quantitative Developer
15 120 (4.02%) Junior Developer
16 110 (3.69%) Analyst
17 105 (3.52%) .NET Developer
18 92 (3.08%) Graduate Developer
19 89 (2.98%) DevOps Engineer
20 85 (2.85%) C++/Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 486 (16.28%) .NET
2 321 (10.75%) HTML
3 235 (7.87%) STL
4 189 (6.33%) CSS
5 170 (5.70%) AngularJS
6 167 (5.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 165 (5.53%) XML
8 132 (4.42%) Web Services
9 128 (4.29%) WPF
10 126 (4.22%) HTML5
11 112 (3.75%) Node.js
12 97 (3.25%) FIX Protocol
13 95 (3.18%) Middleware
14 94 (3.15%) ASP.NET
15 91 (3.05%) .NET Framework
16 89 (2.98%) REST
16 89 (2.98%) RESTful
17 88 (2.95%) Spring
18 83 (2.78%) jQuery
19 82 (2.75%) React
Miscellaneous
1 753 (25.23%) Computer Science
2 342 (11.46%) Algorithms
3 255 (8.54%) Analytical Skills
4 224 (7.50%) Hedge funds
5 204 (6.83%) Fintech
6 196 (6.57%) Derivative
7 195 (6.53%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 175 (5.86%) Equities
9 165 (5.53%) Data Structures
10 126 (4.22%) Fixed Income
11 65 (2.18%) Client/Server
11 65 (2.18%) Enterprise Software
12 59 (1.98%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 51 (1.71%) Device Driver
14 41 (1.37%) Robotics
15 39 (1.31%) Market Risk
16 38 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
17 35 (1.17%) Embedded Systems
18 34 (1.14%) Data Centre
18 34 (1.14%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1068 (35.78%) Linux
2 547 (18.32%) Unix
3 482 (16.15%) Windows
4 87 (2.91%) Android
5 47 (1.57%) Apple iOS
6 30 (1.01%) Solaris
7 27 (0.90%) CentOS
7 27 (0.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (0.74%) Windows Server
9 13 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
10 12 (0.40%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
11 8 (0.27%) Mac OS
12 7 (0.23%) Mac OS X
13 6 (0.20%) Windows 7
14 4 (0.13%) Fedora
14 4 (0.13%) VMS
14 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 4 (0.13%) Windows Vista
14 4 (0.13%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 842 (28.21%) Software Engineering
2 719 (24.09%) Agile Software Development
3 564 (18.89%) Mathematics
4 557 (18.66%) Multithreading
5 497 (16.65%) OO
6 399 (13.37%) Low Latency
7 311 (10.42%) SDLC
8 278 (9.31%) Analytics
8 278 (9.31%) TDD
9 260 (8.71%) Physics
10 255 (8.54%) DevOps
11 238 (7.97%) OOP
12 205 (6.87%) Scrum
13 204 (6.83%) Continuous Integration
14 180 (6.03%) Machine Learning
15 171 (5.73%) Open Source
16 138 (4.62%) E-Commerce
17 127 (4.25%) Mentoring
18 124 (4.15%) Risk Management
19 123 (4.12%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1421 (47.60%) Java
2 1163 (38.96%) Python
3 1026 (34.37%) C#
4 743 (24.89%) SQL
5 719 (24.09%) C
6 546 (18.29%) JavaScript
7 200 (6.70%) Ruby
8 192 (6.43%) Perl
9 185 (6.20%) Scala
10 138 (4.62%) PHP
11 107 (3.58%) R
12 99 (3.32%) Shell Script
13 89 (2.98%) Bash Shell
14 75 (2.51%) VB
15 72 (2.41%) MATLAB
16 70 (2.35%) Go
17 61 (2.04%) VBA
18 56 (1.88%) F#
19 48 (1.61%) VB.NET
20 45 (1.51%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 880 (29.48%) Degree
2 186 (6.23%) PhD
3 48 (1.61%) Security Cleared
4 38 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 24 (0.80%) PMI Certification
6 22 (0.74%) ISEB
7 19 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.37%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.30%) PMP
10 8 (0.27%) CREST Certified
11 7 (0.23%) CISSP
11 7 (0.23%) RHCA
12 6 (0.20%) CCNA
12 6 (0.20%) CHECK Team Leader
12 6 (0.20%) CISA
12 6 (0.20%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.17%) CEH
13 5 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 155 (5.19%) QA
2 26 (0.87%) MiFID
3 10 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.30%) EMIR
5 4 (0.13%) GCP
5 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.13%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.13%) JTAG
6 3 (0.10%) Basel III
6 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.067%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.067%) GDPR
7 2 (0.067%) IFRS
7 2 (0.067%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.067%) MISRA
7 2 (0.067%) PMO
7 2 (0.067%) SDET
8 1 (0.034%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.034%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 112 (3.75%) Docker
2 64 (2.14%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.44%) KVM
4 19 (0.64%) HDFS
5 15 (0.50%) Firmware
6 13 (0.44%) Active Directory
7 9 (0.30%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.23%) Apache Flume
8 7 (0.23%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 7 (0.23%) Hyper-V
9 4 (0.13%) LXC
9 4 (0.13%) Xen
9 4 (0.13%) XenApp
10 3 (0.10%) Terminal Server
11 2 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
11 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
12 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Virtual Server
12 1 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
12 1 (0.034%) Shibboleth
12 1 (0.034%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 126 (4.22%) Opscode Chef
2 111 (3.72%) Puppet
3 95 (3.18%) Ansible
4 32 (1.07%) Kubernetes
5 18 (0.60%) Nagios
6 15 (0.50%) Mesos
7 13 (0.44%) EnCase
8 11 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
8 11 (0.37%) Terraform
9 9 (0.30%) rkt
10 8 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (0.23%) Consul
11 7 (0.23%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.17%) FTK
12 5 (0.17%) Kibana
12 5 (0.17%) logstash
12 5 (0.17%) Salt
13 4 (0.13%) Graylog
13 4 (0.13%) Riemann
13 4 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 221 (7.40%) Oracle
2 136 (4.56%) Microsoft
3 104 (3.48%) Google
4 65 (2.18%) Red Hat
5 64 (2.14%) VMware
6 60 (2.01%) Sybase
7 37 (1.24%) TIBCO
8 35 (1.17%) Solace
9 33 (1.11%) SAP
10 31 (1.04%) Splunk
11 23 (0.77%) IBM
11 23 (0.77%) ILOG
12 22 (0.74%) Altova
12 22 (0.74%) Cognizant
13 20 (0.67%) Salesforce.com
14 19 (0.64%) Cisco
15 17 (0.57%) Intel
16 16 (0.54%) Reuters
17 14 (0.47%) Vertica
18 13 (0.44%) New Relic
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus (100%+) + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 17 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £75,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £80k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £Excellent salary + benefits!
Posted: Yesterday
East London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: From £90,000 to £125,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: 17 hours ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + bens
Posted: 16 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £120k to £150k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
West London
Digital Vision Search Ltd
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum + Excellent Benfits (Including flexi
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £50000 - £110000 per annum, Benefits excellent bonuses and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Testing Circle Ltd
Salary: £40000.00 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Central London / West End
IT Connections
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: Up to £53,000, subsidised gym membership, Cycle2Work scheme, company h
Posted: Yesterday
London
Cititec
Salary: £95000 - £100000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
Jambo Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 to 50,000
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £90,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: 11 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
London
Salt
Salary: £50000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago