Period
to 15 July 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 15 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
15 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 91 76 74
Rank change year-on-year -15 -2 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,986 2,811 2,962
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.41% 3.93% 4.03%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.07% 6.94% 7.30%
Number of salaries quoted 1,639 2,192 2,374
London median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +8.00% -3.85%
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,550 £33,750
90th Percentile £122,500 £112,500 £110,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +16.67% -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 32,730 40,488 40,577
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 56.12% 56.57% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27,552 33,252 33,582
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +4.17% +9.09%
10th Percentile £38,750 £37,500 £36,250
90th Percentile £97,500 £93,750 £90,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 15 July 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 15 July 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 +5 426 £75,000 +3.45% 150
West London +32 119 £57,500 +4.55% 71
South London -4 45 £65,000 +62.50% 19
East London +28 28 £41,500 -49.70% 30
North London +7 9 £75,000 +66.67% 7
C++
England

For the 6 months to 15 July 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 1,195 (60.17%) Python
2 1,126 (56.70%) Java
3 811 (40.84%) Finance
4 722 (36.35%) C#
5 639 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
6 597 (30.06%) Software Engineering
7 578 (29.10%) Linux
8 403 (20.29%) Degree
9 402 (20.24%) C
10 396 (19.94%) JavaScript
11 389 (19.59%) SQL
12 383 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
13 381 (19.18%) Computer Science
14 348 (17.52%) Docker
15 338 (17.02%) Front Office
16 288 (14.50%) Derivative
17 245 (12.34%) Low Latency
18 242 (12.19%) .NET
19 240 (12.08%) Banking
20 236 (11.88%) Machine Learning
21 225 (11.33%) Fixed Income
22 224 (11.28%) Mathematics
23 220 (11.08%) AngularJS
24 219 (11.03%) Mentoring
25 216 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
25 216 (10.88%) Node.js
26 214 (10.78%) DevOps
27 196 (9.87%) Analytics
28 195 (9.82%) Web Services
29 186 (9.37%) React

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 96 (4.83%) Apache
2 71 (3.58%) Tomcat
3 56 (2.82%) Apache Spark
4 51 (2.57%) Confluence
5 27 (1.36%) SAS
6 23 (1.16%) Elasticsearch
7 17 (0.86%) Jupyter
8 9 (0.45%) WebSphere
9 6 (0.30%) Ethereum
9 6 (0.30%) IIS
9 6 (0.30%) nginx
10 5 (0.25%) Apache Pig
10 5 (0.25%) CMS
10 5 (0.25%) SharePoint
11 4 (0.20%) ColdFusion
11 4 (0.20%) Hyperledger
12 3 (0.15%) Apache Airflow
12 3 (0.15%) OpenStack
12 3 (0.15%) WordPress
13 2 (0.10%) GlassFish
Applications
1 43 (2.17%) Microsoft Excel
2 10 (0.50%) Mathematica
2 10 (0.50%) Microsoft Office
3 8 (0.40%) Spreadsheet
4 5 (0.25%) Maple
5 4 (0.20%) GNU Octave
5 4 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 4 (0.20%) SPSS
6 3 (0.15%) Photoshop
7 2 (0.10%) Adobe Creative Suite
7 2 (0.10%) Adobe Illustrator
7 2 (0.10%) AutoCAD
7 2 (0.10%) LaTeX
8 1 (0.050%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.050%) Houdini
8 1 (0.050%) Maya
8 1 (0.050%) OrCAD
8 1 (0.050%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 29 (1.46%) thinkFolio
2 13 (0.65%) Distributed Ledger
3 9 (0.45%) Eze OMS
4 7 (0.35%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.30%) R3 Corda
6 2 (0.10%) Endur
6 2 (0.10%) MetaTrader
6 2 (0.10%) PolarLake
6 2 (0.10%) Summit
7 1 (0.050%) Dynamics CRM
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle Applications
7 1 (0.050%) Oracle Receivables
7 1 (0.050%) SAP CCM
Cloud Services
1 383 (19.28%) Amazon AWS
2 125 (6.29%) GitHub
3 124 (6.24%) Microsoft Azure
4 113 (5.69%) Google Cloud Platform
5 43 (2.17%) SaaS
6 35 (1.76%) G Suite
6 35 (1.76%) Office 365
7 34 (1.71%) Cloud Computing
8 29 (1.46%) AWS CloudFormation
9 25 (1.26%) Serverless
10 24 (1.21%) AWS Lambda
11 21 (1.06%) Amazon S3
12 18 (0.91%) Amazon EC2
13 13 (0.65%) Amazon ECS
14 9 (0.45%) Amazon CloudWatch
14 9 (0.45%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
15 8 (0.40%) PaaS
16 6 (0.30%) DigitalOcean
16 6 (0.30%) Power Platform
17 5 (0.25%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 25 (1.26%) Internet
2 23 (1.16%) RTMP
3 20 (1.01%) Multicast
4 17 (0.86%) Firewall
5 16 (0.81%) VoIP
6 13 (0.65%) Wireless
7 11 (0.55%) TCP/IP
8 9 (0.45%) DNS
8 9 (0.45%) HTTP
9 7 (0.35%) DHCP
9 7 (0.35%) SAN
10 6 (0.30%) MQTT
10 6 (0.30%) Network Security
10 6 (0.30%) SSH
10 6 (0.30%) Wi-Fi
11 5 (0.25%) STUN
12 4 (0.20%) BGP
12 4 (0.20%) SNMP
12 4 (0.20%) SSL
13 3 (0.15%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 104 (5.24%) Relational Database
2 87 (4.38%) Big Data
3 71 (3.58%) SQL Server
4 56 (2.82%) MongoDB
4 56 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 47 (2.37%) Blockchain
5 47 (2.37%) Hadoop
6 46 (2.32%) NoSQL
7 45 (2.27%) MySQL
8 36 (1.81%) RDBMS
9 28 (1.41%) KDB
10 24 (1.21%) Data Mining
11 23 (1.16%) Neo4j
12 21 (1.06%) Apache Cassandra
13 19 (0.96%) Kdb+
14 18 (0.91%) Amazon RDS
14 18 (0.91%) Apache Hive
15 16 (0.81%) Redis
16 15 (0.76%) Impala
16 15 (0.76%) QlikView
Development Applications
1 165 (8.31%) Git (software)
2 157 (7.91%) Jenkins
3 78 (3.93%) JIRA
4 76 (3.83%) Selenium
5 60 (3.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 60 (3.02%) Cucumber
6 42 (2.11%) Appium
7 35 (1.76%) Buildbot
7 35 (1.76%) Ranorex
7 35 (1.76%) SoapUI
7 35 (1.76%) WATIR
8 34 (1.71%) Visual Studio
9 32 (1.61%) git-flow
9 32 (1.61%) RSpec
10 31 (1.56%) Maven
11 30 (1.51%) JMeter
12 29 (1.46%) Bitbucket
13 27 (1.36%) JUnit
13 27 (1.36%) Subversion
14 24 (1.21%) WebLOAD
General
1 811 (40.84%) Finance
2 338 (17.02%) Front Office
3 240 (12.08%) Banking
4 77 (3.88%) Games
5 70 (3.52%) Investment Banking
6 55 (2.77%) Retail
7 49 (2.47%) Electronics
8 34 (1.71%) German Language
9 31 (1.56%) Financial Institution
9 31 (1.56%) French Language
10 29 (1.46%) Italian Language
10 29 (1.46%) Marketing
10 29 (1.46%) Spanish Language
11 23 (1.16%) Advertising
11 23 (1.16%) Telecoms
12 20 (1.01%) Back Office
13 16 (0.81%) Aerospace
14 9 (0.45%) Law
15 8 (0.40%) Legal
15 8 (0.40%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 853 (42.95%) Developer
2 333 (16.77%) C++ Developer
3 290 (14.60%) Software Engineer
4 156 (7.85%) Software Developer
5 148 (7.45%) Java Developer
6 124 (6.24%) Architect
7 116 (5.84%) Senior Developer
8 113 (5.69%) AWS Engineer
9 103 (5.19%) Python Developer
10 86 (4.33%) AWS Software Engineer
11 82 (4.13%) Analyst
12 78 (3.93%) C# Developer
12 78 (3.93%) DevOps Engineer
13 72 (3.63%) Lead Architect
14 67 (3.37%) Graduate
14 67 (3.37%) Low Latency C++ Developer
15 65 (3.27%) Junior
16 64 (3.22%) Python Engineer
17 59 (2.97%) Graduate Developer
17 59 (2.97%) Quantitative Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 242 (12.19%) .NET
2 220 (11.08%) AngularJS
3 216 (10.88%) Node.js
4 195 (9.82%) Web Services
5 186 (9.37%) React
6 114 (5.74%) HTML
7 79 (3.98%) CSS
8 70 (3.52%) FIX Protocol
8 70 (3.52%) REST
9 56 (2.82%) Spring
10 54 (2.72%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 54 (2.72%) TensorFlow
11 51 (2.57%) OpenCV
12 50 (2.52%) RESTful
12 50 (2.52%) STL
13 47 (2.37%) HTML5
14 46 (2.32%) Kafka
15 42 (2.11%) NumPy
15 42 (2.11%) Pandas
16 37 (1.86%) Elastic Stack
Miscellaneous
1 288 (14.50%) Derivative
2 225 (11.33%) Fixed Income
3 165 (8.31%) Algorithms
4 150 (7.55%) Hedge funds
5 143 (7.20%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 141 (7.10%) Analytical Skills
7 115 (5.79%) Equities
8 108 (5.44%) Data Structures
9 103 (5.19%) Greenfield Project
10 53 (2.67%) User Experience
11 51 (2.57%) Public Cloud
12 49 (2.47%) Management Information System
12 49 (2.47%) Self-Motivation
13 45 (2.27%) Robotics
14 37 (1.86%) Data Centre
14 37 (1.86%) Embedded Systems
15 36 (1.81%) Market Risk
16 28 (1.41%) Blog
16 28 (1.41%) Credit Risk
17 25 (1.26%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 578 (29.10%) Linux
2 185 (9.32%) Windows
3 135 (6.80%) Unix
4 75 (3.78%) Android
5 58 (2.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 42 (2.11%) Apple iOS
7 28 (1.41%) CentOS
8 24 (1.21%) Windows 10
9 21 (1.06%) Ubuntu
10 12 (0.60%) Solaris
11 11 (0.55%) Debian
12 9 (0.45%) Kali Linux
12 9 (0.45%) Windows 7
12 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2008
12 9 (0.45%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.35%) Embedded Linux
13 7 (0.35%) Windows Server
14 6 (0.30%) Fedora
15 5 (0.25%) CoreOS
16 4 (0.20%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 639 (32.18%) Agile Software Development
2 597 (30.06%) Software Engineering
3 381 (19.18%) Computer Science
4 245 (12.34%) Low Latency
5 236 (11.88%) Machine Learning
6 224 (11.28%) Mathematics
7 219 (11.03%) Mentoring
8 216 (10.88%) Problem-Solving
9 214 (10.78%) DevOps
10 196 (9.87%) Analytics
11 184 (9.26%) OO
12 178 (8.96%) Asset Management
13 169 (8.51%) Investment Management
13 169 (8.51%) Test Automation
14 156 (7.85%) Artificial Intelligence
15 144 (7.25%) Fund Management
16 141 (7.10%) Scrum
17 140 (7.05%) Continuous Integration
18 130 (6.55%) Open Source
19 129 (6.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 1,195 (60.17%) Python
2 1,126 (56.70%) Java
3 722 (36.35%) C#
4 402 (20.24%) C
5 396 (19.94%) JavaScript
6 389 (19.59%) SQL
7 179 (9.01%) Go
8 166 (8.36%) Ruby
9 145 (7.30%) Perl
9 145 (7.30%) Scala
10 105 (5.29%) MATLAB
10 105 (5.29%) R
11 103 (5.19%) PHP
12 96 (4.83%) Bash Shell
13 53 (2.67%) Objective-C
14 50 (2.52%) VBA
15 48 (2.42%) Shell Script
16 32 (1.61%) PowerShell
17 23 (1.16%) PL/SQL
18 22 (1.11%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 403 (20.29%) Degree
2 127 (6.39%) PhD
3 93 (4.68%) Computer Science Degree
4 72 (3.63%) Security Cleared
5 28 (1.41%) DV Cleared
6 23 (1.16%) Master's Degree
7 21 (1.06%) SC Cleared
8 20 (1.01%) SANS
9 17 (0.86%) ISTQB
10 15 (0.76%) CFA
10 15 (0.76%) CISSP
11 13 (0.65%) ISEB
12 12 (0.60%) Microsoft Certification
12 12 (0.60%) Numerate Degree
13 11 (0.55%) CCNA
13 11 (0.55%) CISA
13 11 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
13 11 (0.55%) CISM
14 9 (0.45%) CCNP
15 7 (0.35%) AWS Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 79 (3.98%) QA
2 14 (0.70%) IFRS
2 14 (0.70%) IFRS 9
3 13 (0.65%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.45%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.45%) EMIR
4 9 (0.45%) GDPR
4 9 (0.45%) MiFID
5 7 (0.35%) DICOM
6 6 (0.30%) NIST
6 6 (0.30%) SLA
7 3 (0.15%) JTAG
8 2 (0.10%) FINRA
8 2 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
9 1 (0.050%) CRD IV
9 1 (0.050%) DO-178B
9 1 (0.050%) IEC 62304
9 1 (0.050%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
9 1 (0.050%) MISRA
9 1 (0.050%) MISRA C
System Software
1 348 (17.52%) Docker
2 40 (2.01%) Virtual Machines
3 25 (1.26%) Firmware
4 12 (0.60%) etcd
4 12 (0.60%) VMware Infrastructure
5 10 (0.50%) Active Directory
6 7 (0.35%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 4 (0.20%) VMware ESXi
8 2 (0.10%) Slurm Workload Manager
9 1 (0.050%) Hyper-V
9 1 (0.050%) KVM
9 1 (0.050%) Microsoft App-V
9 1 (0.050%) Varnish
9 1 (0.050%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 122 (6.14%) Kubernetes
2 84 (4.23%) Ansible
3 53 (2.67%) Puppet
4 50 (2.52%) Opscode Chef
5 48 (2.42%) Terraform
6 44 (2.22%) Consul
7 40 (2.01%) Nessus
8 36 (1.81%) Prometheus
9 33 (1.66%) Packer
10 31 (1.56%) Salt
10 31 (1.56%) SCCM
11 30 (1.51%) Icinga
12 27 (1.36%) McAfee ePO
13 10 (0.50%) Oozie
14 9 (0.45%) Nmap
14 9 (0.45%) Perfmon
14 9 (0.45%) Sysdig
15 6 (0.30%) Grafana
15 6 (0.30%) Kibana
15 6 (0.30%) Nagios
Vendors
1 175 (8.81%) Oracle
2 170 (8.56%) Reuters
3 164 (8.26%) Bloomberg
4 129 (6.50%) Google
5 85 (4.28%) Red Hat
6 76 (3.83%) Microsoft
7 38 (1.91%) Splunk
8 37 (1.86%) ION Trading
9 31 (1.56%) TIBCO
10 29 (1.46%) BT
10 29 (1.46%) Eze Software Group
10 29 (1.46%) FXall
10 29 (1.46%) MarketAxess
10 29 (1.46%) Tradeweb
11 28 (1.41%) LogRhythm
11 28 (1.41%) SolarWinds
12 27 (1.36%) Aveksa
12 27 (1.36%) Facebook
12 27 (1.36%) McAfee
12 27 (1.36%) Palo Alto