Period
to 22 October 2017

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

C++
England > London
6 months to
22 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 70 55
Rank change year-on-year -9 -15 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2996 3143 4431
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.04% 4.12% 4.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.33% 7.57% 9.38%
Number of salaries quoted 2239 2673 3632
London median annual salary £62,500 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - -3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £110,000 £102,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

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 40847 41543 47218
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.10% 54.43% 53.14%
Number of salaries quoted 32232 36555 40596
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +4.76%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £33,750
90th Percentile £90,000 £86,250 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 22 October 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 6 months to 22 October 2017. 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 -7 494 £65,000 -7.14% 57
West London -8 154 £50,000 +5.26% 12
South London +16 53 £37,500 -11.76% 1
East London -17 31 £52,500 -30.00% 8
North London 0 9 £37,500 -16.67% 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 1693 (56.51%) Java
2 1369 (45.69%) Python
3 1326 (44.26%) Finance
4 949 (31.68%) Linux
5 921 (30.74%) C#
6 844 (28.17%) Degree
7 798 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
8 776 (25.90%) Software Engineering
9 741 (24.73%) SQL
10 736 (24.57%) Computer Science
11 670 (22.36%) C
12 628 (20.96%) Banking
13 477 (15.92%) OO
14 469 (15.65%) Unix
15 459 (15.32%) Investment Banking
16 454 (15.15%) JavaScript
17 450 (15.02%) Windows
18 406 (13.55%) Mathematics
19 397 (13.25%) Algorithms
20 382 (12.75%) Front Office
21 370 (12.35%) .NET
22 363 (12.12%) Analytics
23 345 (11.52%) SDLC
24 338 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
25 334 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
26 326 (10.88%) Asset Management
27 325 (10.85%) Computer Science Degree
28 324 (10.81%) Oracle
29 319 (10.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
30 311 (10.38%) Multithreading

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
1 136 (4.54%) Apache Spark
2 108 (3.60%) Tomcat
3 95 (3.17%) Apache
4 59 (1.97%) Confluence
5 50 (1.67%) DataSynapse
6 41 (1.37%) Ethereum
7 38 (1.27%) Hyperledger
8 29 (0.97%) JBoss
9 28 (0.93%) WebLogic
9 28 (0.93%) WebSphere
10 26 (0.87%) OpenStack
11 22 (0.73%) eris
12 20 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
12 20 (0.67%) SAS
13 15 (0.50%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 13 (0.43%) nginx
15 10 (0.33%) CMS
15 10 (0.33%) IIS
16 9 (0.30%) SharePoint
17 8 (0.27%) Cloud Foundry
Applications
1 62 (2.07%) Microsoft Excel
2 18 (0.60%) Spreadsheet
3 13 (0.43%) Microsoft Office
4 11 (0.37%) SPSS
5 9 (0.30%) Stata
6 8 (0.27%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.17%) FrameMaker
7 5 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.13%) Doxygen
8 4 (0.13%) InfoPath
8 4 (0.13%) Maple
9 3 (0.10%) Autodesk Inventor
9 3 (0.10%) CPLEX
9 3 (0.10%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.10%) Mathcad
9 3 (0.10%) Mathematica
9 3 (0.10%) Microsoft PowerPoint
9 3 (0.10%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.10%) Simulink
9 3 (0.10%) Solid Edge
Business Applications
1 27 (0.90%) MetaTrader
2 21 (0.70%) Summit
3 16 (0.53%) Dynamics CRM
4 9 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
5 7 (0.23%) Dynamics AX
6 6 (0.20%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.17%) Oracle TCA
8 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
8 3 (0.10%) Oracle BPM
9 2 (0.067%) Advent Geneva
9 2 (0.067%) FastStats
9 2 (0.067%) Front Arena
9 2 (0.067%) Payment Gateway
10 1 (0.033%) Bloomberg TOMS
10 1 (0.033%) FINCAD Analytics
10 1 (0.033%) Magento
10 1 (0.033%) RMDS
10 1 (0.033%) SAP Hybris
10 1 (0.033%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 182 (6.07%) Amazon AWS
2 110 (3.67%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (2.24%) GitHub
4 53 (1.77%) SaaS
5 47 (1.57%) Cloud Computing
5 47 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
6 21 (0.70%) PaaS
6 21 (0.70%) Slack
7 18 (0.60%) IaaS
8 15 (0.50%) Office 365
9 14 (0.47%) OpenShift
10 11 (0.37%) Force.com
10 11 (0.37%) npm
10 11 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
11 10 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
11 10 (0.33%) G Suite
11 10 (0.33%) Trello
12 9 (0.30%) Amazon EC2
12 9 (0.30%) Amazon Kinesis
13 8 (0.27%) Google Play
Communications & Networking
1 124 (4.14%) TCP/IP
2 76 (2.54%) HTTP
3 74 (2.47%) InfiniBand
4 70 (2.34%) Internet
5 65 (2.17%) Ethernet
6 37 (1.23%) Broadband
7 29 (0.97%) Firewall
8 26 (0.87%) DNS
9 24 (0.80%) Multicast
10 22 (0.73%) Wireless
11 20 (0.67%) VPN
12 17 (0.57%) Network Security
13 15 (0.50%) DHCP
13 15 (0.50%) SSL
14 12 (0.40%) IPsec
14 12 (0.40%) SSH
14 12 (0.40%) VoIP
14 12 (0.40%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.40%) ZigBee
15 11 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 233 (7.78%) SQL Server
2 179 (5.97%) Hadoop
3 178 (5.94%) Big Data
4 169 (5.64%) Relational Database
5 161 (5.37%) NoSQL
6 119 (3.97%) MySQL
7 108 (3.60%) MongoDB
8 98 (3.27%) Data Warehouse
9 91 (3.04%) OLAP
9 91 (3.04%) Oracle OLAP
10 85 (2.84%) RDBMS
11 78 (2.60%) PostgreSQL
12 70 (2.34%) Blockchain
13 64 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
14 53 (1.77%) Redis
15 40 (1.34%) KDB
16 37 (1.23%) Apache Hive
17 29 (0.97%) Data Mining
17 29 (0.97%) SQL Server 2014
18 25 (0.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 195 (6.51%) Git (software)
2 172 (5.74%) Jenkins
3 130 (4.34%) JIRA
4 97 (3.24%) Subversion
5 95 (3.17%) Visual Studio
6 80 (2.67%) TeamCity
7 62 (2.07%) JUnit
7 62 (2.07%) Selenium
8 55 (1.84%) GCC
9 50 (1.67%) Mercurial
10 46 (1.54%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 43 (1.44%) GoogleTest
12 40 (1.34%) Cucumber
13 38 (1.27%) Maven
14 37 (1.23%) NUnit
15 28 (0.93%) MSTest
15 28 (0.93%) Rhino Mocks
15 28 (0.93%) SoapUI
16 24 (0.80%) Bitbucket
17 22 (0.73%) CMake
General
1 1326 (44.26%) Finance
2 628 (20.96%) Banking
3 459 (15.32%) Investment Banking
4 382 (12.75%) Front Office
5 288 (9.61%) Retail Banking
6 201 (6.71%) Games
7 134 (4.47%) Telecoms
8 85 (2.84%) Retail
9 75 (2.50%) Marketing
10 65 (2.17%) Financial Institution
11 63 (2.10%) Electronics
12 51 (1.70%) Back Office
13 42 (1.40%) Aerospace
14 41 (1.37%) Manufacturing
14 41 (1.37%) Publishing
15 33 (1.10%) Automotive
15 33 (1.10%) Legal
16 27 (0.90%) Advertising
17 11 (0.37%) Billing
18 10 (0.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 1660 (55.41%) Developer
2 681 (22.73%) C++ Developer
3 452 (15.09%) Software Engineer
4 285 (9.51%) Senior Developer
5 226 (7.54%) Software Developer
6 217 (7.24%) Python Developer
7 212 (7.08%) Java Developer
8 198 (6.61%) C++ Software Engineer
9 186 (6.21%) Quantitative Developer
10 178 (5.94%) C# Developer
11 153 (5.11%) Graduate
12 146 (4.87%) Analyst
13 127 (4.24%) C++ Software Developer
14 121 (4.04%) Architect
15 93 (3.10%) Graduate Developer
15 93 (3.10%) Market Data Developer
16 85 (2.84%) Senior C++ Developer
17 78 (2.60%) C++/C# Developer
18 75 (2.50%) Java Engineer
19 70 (2.34%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 370 (12.35%) .NET
2 282 (9.41%) HTML
3 162 (5.41%) STL
4 159 (5.31%) CSS
5 147 (4.91%) XML
6 123 (4.11%) AngularJS
7 117 (3.91%) Web Services
8 114 (3.81%) Node.js
9 109 (3.64%) HTML5
10 101 (3.37%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 99 (3.30%) React
11 99 (3.30%) REST
12 88 (2.94%) RESTful
13 84 (2.80%) .NET Framework
14 80 (2.67%) WPF
15 79 (2.64%) ASP.NET
16 73 (2.44%) Kafka
17 66 (2.20%) JSON
18 64 (2.14%) SOAP
19 59 (1.97%) Swing
Miscellaneous
1 736 (24.57%) Computer Science
2 397 (13.25%) Algorithms
3 334 (11.15%) Analytical Skills
4 319 (10.65%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 292 (9.75%) Derivative
6 230 (7.68%) Fintech
7 197 (6.58%) Data Structures
8 190 (6.34%) Enterprise Software
9 169 (5.64%) Equities
10 132 (4.41%) Hedge funds
11 121 (4.04%) Greenfield Project
12 105 (3.50%) Fixed Income
13 75 (2.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 74 (2.47%) Market Risk
15 65 (2.17%) Management Information System
16 64 (2.14%) Linux Command Line
17 60 (2.00%) Device Driver
17 60 (2.00%) Mobile App
18 57 (1.90%) User Experience
19 52 (1.74%) Exotic Derivative
Operating Systems
1 949 (31.68%) Linux
2 469 (15.65%) Unix
3 450 (15.02%) Windows
4 146 (4.87%) Android
5 138 (4.61%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 17 (0.57%) CentOS
8 13 (0.43%) Debian
8 13 (0.43%) Mac OS X
8 13 (0.43%) Solaris
9 9 (0.30%) Windows Mobile
9 9 (0.30%) Windows Server 2008
10 7 (0.23%) Ubuntu
11 6 (0.20%) VMS
12 5 (0.17%) CoreOS
12 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
12 5 (0.17%) SUSE
12 5 (0.17%) Windows Server 2012
13 4 (0.13%) openSUSE
13 4 (0.13%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 798 (26.64%) Agile Software Development
2 776 (25.90%) Software Engineering
3 477 (15.92%) OO
4 406 (13.55%) Mathematics
5 363 (12.12%) Analytics
6 345 (11.52%) SDLC
7 338 (11.28%) Continuous Integration
8 326 (10.88%) Asset Management
9 311 (10.38%) Low Latency
9 311 (10.38%) Multithreading
10 294 (9.81%) Machine Learning
11 290 (9.68%) Wealth Management
12 282 (9.41%) Scrum
13 265 (8.85%) Test Automation
14 262 (8.74%) TDD
15 237 (7.91%) Open Source
16 225 (7.51%) DevOps
17 217 (7.24%) OOP
18 198 (6.61%) Physics
19 185 (6.17%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1693 (56.51%) Java
2 1369 (45.69%) Python
3 921 (30.74%) C#
4 741 (24.73%) SQL
5 670 (22.36%) C
6 454 (15.15%) JavaScript
7 269 (8.98%) Perl
8 221 (7.38%) Scala
9 204 (6.81%) R
10 183 (6.11%) Shell Script
11 176 (5.87%) PHP
12 141 (4.71%) Ruby
13 116 (3.87%) Go
14 109 (3.64%) PL/SQL
15 100 (3.34%) MATLAB
16 75 (2.50%) VBA
17 61 (2.04%) Objective-C
18 49 (1.64%) Bash Shell
18 49 (1.64%) VB
19 46 (1.54%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 844 (28.17%) Degree
2 325 (10.85%) Computer Science Degree
3 170 (5.67%) PhD
4 111 (3.70%) Master's Degree
5 67 (2.24%) Numerate Degree
6 41 (1.37%) Security Cleared
7 25 (0.83%) DV Cleared
8 13 (0.43%) CISM
8 13 (0.43%) ISTQB
8 13 (0.43%) PMI Certification
8 13 (0.43%) SANS
9 12 (0.40%) CISSP
10 11 (0.37%) Microsoft Certification
11 10 (0.33%) GIAC
11 10 (0.33%) SC Cleared
12 9 (0.30%) CEH
12 9 (0.30%) ISEB
12 9 (0.30%) Postgraduate
13 8 (0.27%) CHECK Team Leader
14 7 (0.23%) CISA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 251 (8.38%) QA
2 17 (0.57%) MiFID
3 12 (0.40%) MISRA
4 11 (0.37%) Data Quality
5 9 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
6 7 (0.23%) MISRA C
7 6 (0.20%) Dodd-Frank
7 6 (0.20%) EMIR
8 5 (0.17%) COBIT
9 3 (0.10%) GCP
10 2 (0.067%) Basel III
10 2 (0.067%) DO-178B
10 2 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 12207
11 1 (0.033%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 140 (4.67%) Docker
2 28 (0.93%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.70%) Firmware
4 15 (0.50%) Apache Flume
5 14 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
6 10 (0.33%) HDFS
7 9 (0.30%) VirtualBox
8 8 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
9 7 (0.23%) Varnish
10 6 (0.20%) etcd
11 5 (0.17%) Apache ZooKeeper
12 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
12 3 (0.10%) NFS
12 3 (0.10%) Xen
12 3 (0.10%) XenApp
13 2 (0.067%) iptables
13 2 (0.067%) Samba
13 2 (0.067%) VMware ESXi
13 2 (0.067%) VMware NSX
14 1 (0.033%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 86 (2.87%) Ansible
1 86 (2.87%) Puppet
2 76 (2.54%) Kubernetes
3 69 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
4 15 (0.50%) Mesos
4 15 (0.50%) Salt
5 12 (0.40%) Nagios
5 12 (0.40%) Terraform
6 8 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
6 8 (0.27%) Nessus
7 6 (0.20%) Consul
7 6 (0.20%) HP Quality Center
8 5 (0.17%) Hadoop YARN
8 5 (0.17%) logstash
8 5 (0.17%) Nmap
8 5 (0.17%) ZABBIX
9 4 (0.13%) Control-M
9 4 (0.13%) Graphite
9 4 (0.13%) Kibana
9 4 (0.13%) Netcool
Vendors
1 324 (10.81%) Oracle
2 128 (4.27%) Microsoft
3 122 (4.07%) Google
4 48 (1.60%) IBM
5 44 (1.47%) TIBCO
6 41 (1.37%) Red Hat
7 40 (1.34%) SAP
8 39 (1.30%) Salesforce.com
9 37 (1.23%) Sybase
10 24 (0.80%) Apple
10 24 (0.80%) Splunk
11 23 (0.77%) VMware
12 19 (0.63%) Bloomberg
12 19 (0.63%) Reuters
13 16 (0.53%) HP
14 14 (0.47%) Sun
15 12 (0.40%) Atlassian
15 12 (0.40%) CQG
15 12 (0.40%) Facebook
15 12 (0.40%) Tableau