Period
to 11 December 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 11 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
11 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 66 78 73
Rank change year-on-year +12 -5 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2,807 2,965 3,120
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.22% 3.99% 4.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.39% 7.27% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 2,395 2,254 2,621
London median annual salary £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
90th Percentile £115,000 £111,250 £111,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -5.00%

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 38,005 40,803 40,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.10% 54.94% 54.62%
Number of salaries quoted 31,831 32,678 35,451
London median annual salary £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.33% +4.35% +4.55%
10th Percentile £37,500 £36,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £90,000 £87,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 11 December 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 11 December 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 +14 582 £72,500 +7.41% 188
West London -5 107 £60,000 +20.00% 83
South London -18 36 £45,000 +20.00% 9
East London -32 5 £73,750 +47.50% 27
North London +13 4 £36,500 -14.12% 6
C++
England

For the 6 months to 11 December 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 1,569 (55.90%) Python
2 1,547 (55.11%) Java
3 1,111 (39.58%) Finance
4 1,056 (37.62%) C#
5 811 (28.89%) Linux
6 768 (27.36%) Software Engineering
7 740 (26.36%) SQL
8 646 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
9 558 (19.88%) Computer Science
10 555 (19.77%) Banking
11 545 (19.42%) Degree
12 544 (19.38%) C
13 433 (15.43%) JavaScript
13 433 (15.43%) Mathematics
14 420 (14.96%) Machine Learning
15 405 (14.43%) Algorithms
16 399 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
17 377 (13.43%) Windows
18 365 (13.00%) .NET
19 338 (12.04%) DevOps
20 326 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
21 319 (11.36%) Front Office
21 319 (11.36%) Analytics
22 303 (10.79%) Multithreading
23 295 (10.51%) Unix
24 282 (10.05%) Go
25 272 (9.69%) Derivative
26 269 (9.58%) PhD
27 265 (9.44%) Docker
28 262 (9.33%) OO

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
1 114 (4.06%) Apache Spark
2 108 (3.85%) Apache
3 85 (3.03%) Tomcat
4 70 (2.49%) Elasticsearch
5 61 (2.17%) Ethereum
6 34 (1.21%) Confluence
7 21 (0.75%) IIS
8 20 (0.71%) SharePoint
9 19 (0.68%) Apache Pig
10 14 (0.50%) Hyperledger
11 11 (0.39%) IBM Notes
12 10 (0.36%) GlassFish
12 10 (0.36%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.36%) SmartSockets
13 9 (0.32%) MS Exchange
13 9 (0.32%) WebSphere
14 8 (0.29%) Drupal
14 8 (0.29%) Oracle Coherence
14 8 (0.29%) SAS
14 8 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 62 (2.21%) Microsoft Excel
2 15 (0.53%) Spreadsheet
3 12 (0.43%) Snapchat
4 10 (0.36%) Microsoft Office
5 8 (0.29%) Microsoft PowerPoint
6 7 (0.25%) SPSS
7 4 (0.14%) Chatbot
8 3 (0.11%) GNU Octave
9 2 (0.071%) Adobe Premiere
9 2 (0.071%) Avid Media Composer
9 2 (0.071%) LibreOffice
9 2 (0.071%) Maple
9 2 (0.071%) Photoshop
9 2 (0.071%) XMetaL
10 1 (0.036%) Adobe After Effects
10 1 (0.036%) GIMP
10 1 (0.036%) Houdini
10 1 (0.036%) Maya
10 1 (0.036%) NUKE
10 1 (0.036%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 44 (1.57%) Distributed Ledger
2 42 (1.50%) thinkFolio
3 10 (0.36%) Concordance
3 10 (0.36%) Relativity
4 8 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
5 6 (0.21%) Epicor Tropos
5 6 (0.21%) NetSuite
6 4 (0.14%) Dynamics AX
6 4 (0.14%) R3 Corda
7 3 (0.11%) PlanetPress Connect
7 3 (0.11%) Sage 50
8 2 (0.071%) Advent Geneva
8 2 (0.071%) RMDS
9 1 (0.036%) Magento
9 1 (0.036%) MetaTrader
9 1 (0.036%) Payment Gateway
9 1 (0.036%) Ringtail
Cloud Services
1 326 (11.61%) Amazon AWS
2 147 (5.24%) Microsoft Azure
3 92 (3.28%) Google Cloud Platform
4 78 (2.78%) GitHub
5 77 (2.74%) SaaS
6 64 (2.28%) Cloud Computing
7 41 (1.46%) Amazon EC2
8 29 (1.03%) Amazon S3
9 23 (0.82%) IaaS
10 21 (0.75%) PaaS
11 20 (0.71%) Office 365
12 17 (0.61%) Serverless
13 12 (0.43%) AWS CloudFormation
13 12 (0.43%) G Suite
13 12 (0.43%) IBM Cloud
14 11 (0.39%) Azure Active Directory
15 10 (0.36%) Amazon Alexa
15 10 (0.36%) Cortana Intelligence Suite
15 10 (0.36%) Siri
16 8 (0.29%) Slack
Communications & Networking
1 46 (1.64%) Firewall
2 41 (1.46%) TCP/IP
3 38 (1.35%) Internet
4 25 (0.89%) HTTP
5 21 (0.75%) Network Security
6 20 (0.71%) Multicast
7 19 (0.68%) VPN
8 18 (0.64%) DNS
9 16 (0.57%) Bluetooth
10 14 (0.50%) BGP
11 11 (0.39%) Wireshark
12 10 (0.36%) NFC
12 10 (0.36%) OSPF
12 10 (0.36%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
13 9 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
13 9 (0.32%) Wireless
14 8 (0.29%) SAN
15 6 (0.21%) SSL
16 5 (0.18%) Ethernet
16 5 (0.18%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 238 (8.48%) Big Data
2 229 (8.16%) SQL Server
3 203 (7.23%) Blockchain
4 147 (5.24%) Relational Database
5 103 (3.67%) NoSQL
6 102 (3.63%) Hadoop
7 95 (3.38%) MySQL
8 93 (3.31%) MongoDB
9 91 (3.24%) Apache Cassandra
10 87 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
11 56 (2.00%) Apache Hive
12 52 (1.85%) Data Mining
13 38 (1.35%) Redis
14 30 (1.07%) KDB
15 27 (0.96%) RDBMS
16 24 (0.86%) Kdb+
17 23 (0.82%) DB2
17 23 (0.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
18 22 (0.78%) SQL Server Reporting Services
19 18 (0.64%) Impala
Development Applications
1 253 (9.01%) Git (software)
2 173 (6.16%) Jenkins
3 118 (4.20%) JIRA
4 76 (2.71%) Maven
5 74 (2.64%) Selenium
6 57 (2.03%) Subversion
7 53 (1.89%) Visual Studio
8 48 (1.71%) TeamCity
9 45 (1.60%) Cucumber
9 45 (1.60%) Team Foundation Server
10 44 (1.57%) Gradle
11 40 (1.43%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 31 (1.10%) CMake
13 22 (0.78%) Vagrant
14 21 (0.75%) SoapUI
15 20 (0.71%) Mocha
15 20 (0.71%) Octopus Deploy
16 19 (0.68%) JUnit
17 18 (0.64%) EasyMock
18 17 (0.61%) Bitbucket
General
1 1,111 (39.58%) Finance
2 555 (19.77%) Banking
3 319 (11.36%) Front Office
4 216 (7.70%) Investment Banking
5 165 (5.88%) Games
6 88 (3.14%) Financial Institution
7 79 (2.81%) Publishing
8 66 (2.35%) Electronics
9 57 (2.03%) Retail
9 57 (2.03%) Telecoms
10 52 (1.85%) French Language
11 50 (1.78%) German Language
12 48 (1.71%) Marketing
13 41 (1.46%) Manufacturing
14 39 (1.39%) Advertising
14 39 (1.39%) Italian Language
15 35 (1.25%) Law
16 32 (1.14%) Back Office
16 32 (1.14%) Spanish Language
17 23 (0.82%) Private Banking
Job Titles
1 1,300 (46.31%) Developer
2 568 (20.24%) C++ Developer
3 370 (13.18%) Software Engineer
4 233 (8.30%) Senior Developer
5 199 (7.09%) Software Developer
6 188 (6.70%) Python Developer
7 165 (5.88%) Java Developer
8 159 (5.66%) C# Developer
9 141 (5.02%) Analyst
10 139 (4.95%) Graduate
11 117 (4.17%) Graduate Developer
12 115 (4.10%) Senior Software Engineer
13 111 (3.95%) DevOps Engineer
13 111 (3.95%) Quantitative Developer
14 99 (3.53%) Data Scientist
15 97 (3.46%) C++ Software Engineer
16 95 (3.38%) Applications Support
17 91 (3.24%) Support Engineer
18 87 (3.10%) Python Engineer
19 85 (3.03%) Applications Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 365 (13.00%) .NET
2 181 (6.45%) HTML
3 169 (6.02%) Node.js
4 146 (5.20%) AngularJS
5 141 (5.02%) Web Services
6 124 (4.42%) CSS
7 119 (4.24%) Natural Language Processing
8 110 (3.92%) Spring
9 108 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 98 (3.49%) TensorFlow
11 96 (3.42%) FIX Protocol
12 93 (3.31%) React
13 92 (3.28%) STL
14 88 (3.14%) Kafka
15 81 (2.89%) RESTful
16 75 (2.67%) HTML5
16 75 (2.67%) REST
17 70 (2.49%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 63 (2.24%) XML
19 61 (2.17%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 405 (14.43%) Algorithms
2 272 (9.69%) Derivative
3 246 (8.76%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 245 (8.73%) Analytical Skills
5 243 (8.66%) Fintech
6 236 (8.41%) Hedge funds
7 231 (8.23%) Equities
8 187 (6.66%) Data Structures
9 180 (6.41%) Fixed Income
10 143 (5.09%) Greenfield Project
11 87 (3.10%) User Experience
12 69 (2.46%) Bitcoin
13 59 (2.10%) Market Risk
13 59 (2.10%) Robotics
14 58 (2.07%) Self-Motivation
15 51 (1.82%) Cyberthreat
16 46 (1.64%) Virtual Team
17 45 (1.60%) Equity Derivative
18 42 (1.50%) Data Centre
18 42 (1.50%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 811 (28.89%) Linux
2 377 (13.43%) Windows
3 295 (10.51%) Unix
4 78 (2.78%) Android
5 52 (1.85%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 51 (1.82%) Ubuntu
7 50 (1.78%) Apple iOS
8 47 (1.67%) Windows Server
9 38 (1.35%) CentOS
10 34 (1.21%) Solaris
11 25 (0.89%) Fedora
12 22 (0.78%) Mac OS X
13 21 (0.75%) Debian
13 21 (0.75%) Embedded Linux
14 19 (0.68%) SUSE
15 14 (0.50%) VMS
16 12 (0.43%) CoreOS
17 10 (0.36%) Windows Server 2012
18 9 (0.32%) Kali Linux
19 8 (0.29%) Amazon Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 768 (27.36%) Software Engineering
2 646 (23.01%) Agile Software Development
3 558 (19.88%) Computer Science
4 433 (15.43%) Mathematics
5 420 (14.96%) Machine Learning
6 399 (14.21%) Problem-Solving
7 338 (12.04%) DevOps
8 319 (11.36%) Analytics
9 303 (10.79%) Multithreading
10 262 (9.33%) OO
11 254 (9.05%) Artificial Intelligence
12 245 (8.73%) TDD
13 223 (7.94%) Low Latency
14 219 (7.80%) Physics
15 216 (7.70%) Open Source
16 211 (7.52%) Data Science
17 210 (7.48%) Test Automation
18 188 (6.70%) Continuous Integration
19 182 (6.48%) SDLC
20 174 (6.20%) Deep Learning
Programming Languages
1 1,569 (55.90%) Python
2 1,547 (55.11%) Java
3 1,056 (37.62%) C#
4 740 (26.36%) SQL
5 544 (19.38%) C
6 433 (15.43%) JavaScript
7 282 (10.05%) Go
8 262 (9.33%) Ruby
9 243 (8.66%) Bash Shell
10 234 (8.34%) Perl
11 225 (8.02%) Scala
12 203 (7.23%) R
13 110 (3.92%) PowerShell
14 98 (3.49%) VBA
15 96 (3.42%) MATLAB
16 93 (3.31%) Shell Script
17 82 (2.92%) PHP
18 75 (2.67%) Haskell
19 74 (2.64%) Korn
20 71 (2.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 545 (19.42%) Degree
2 269 (9.58%) PhD
3 154 (5.49%) Computer Science Degree
4 77 (2.74%) Master's Degree
5 68 (2.42%) Numerate Degree
6 64 (2.28%) MPhil
7 62 (2.21%) Security Cleared
8 39 (1.39%) DV Cleared
9 30 (1.07%) CISSP
9 30 (1.07%) SANS
10 22 (0.78%) CEH
11 18 (0.64%) OSCP
11 18 (0.64%) SC Cleared
12 17 (0.61%) Microsoft Certification
13 15 (0.53%) CREST Certified
13 15 (0.53%) ISTQB
14 13 (0.46%) MCSE
15 12 (0.43%) AWS Certification
15 12 (0.43%) ISEB
16 10 (0.36%) GSEC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 93 (3.31%) QA
2 16 (0.57%) Data Quality
2 16 (0.57%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 12 (0.43%) MiFID
4 9 (0.32%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.32%) EMIR
5 8 (0.29%) DO-178B
5 8 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 12207
5 8 (0.29%) MISRA
5 8 (0.29%) MISRA C
6 7 (0.25%) SLA
7 6 (0.21%) HL7
8 5 (0.18%) Solvency II
9 2 (0.071%) FedRAMP
9 2 (0.071%) JTAG
10 1 (0.036%) GDPR
10 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 265 (9.44%) Docker
2 21 (0.75%) Active Directory
3 20 (0.71%) Virtual Machines
4 14 (0.50%) VMware Infrastructure
5 13 (0.46%) Firmware
6 12 (0.43%) etcd
7 9 (0.32%) Snort
8 8 (0.29%) HDFS
8 8 (0.29%) Hyper-V
8 8 (0.29%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (0.25%) Oracle RAC
10 6 (0.21%) vSphere
11 5 (0.18%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 4 (0.14%) Varnish
12 4 (0.14%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.071%) Apache Flume
13 2 (0.071%) KVM
13 2 (0.071%) NFS
13 2 (0.071%) Squid
13 2 (0.071%) VirtualBox
Systems Management
1 146 (5.20%) Kubernetes
2 141 (5.02%) Ansible
3 101 (3.60%) Opscode Chef
4 92 (3.28%) Puppet
5 35 (1.25%) Terraform
6 32 (1.14%) Salt
7 27 (0.96%) Docker Swarm
8 22 (0.78%) Mesos
9 20 (0.71%) Prometheus
10 15 (0.53%) Grafana
11 14 (0.50%) Oozie
12 12 (0.43%) Nexpose
13 11 (0.39%) Nagios
14 10 (0.36%) Nessus
15 9 (0.32%) EnCase
15 9 (0.32%) FTK
15 9 (0.32%) Kibana
15 9 (0.32%) logstash
15 9 (0.32%) QRadar
15 9 (0.32%) Suricata
Vendors
1 217 (7.73%) Oracle
2 122 (4.35%) Microsoft
3 93 (3.31%) Google
4 76 (2.71%) Reuters
5 73 (2.60%) Bloomberg
6 60 (2.14%) Sybase
7 56 (2.00%) Red Hat
8 47 (1.67%) Tradeweb
9 39 (1.39%) FXall
9 39 (1.39%) MarketAxess
10 38 (1.35%) Splunk
11 33 (1.18%) Solace
12 31 (1.10%) Perforce
12 31 (1.10%) SAP
13 27 (0.96%) IBM
13 27 (0.96%) Tableau
14 23 (0.82%) TIBCO
15 22 (0.78%) Atlassian
15 22 (0.78%) ION Trading
16 21 (0.75%) Apple