Period
to 21 April 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 21 April 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
21 Apr 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 71 63
Rank change year-on-year -14 -8 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2,541 2,871 3,932
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.63% 4.19% 4.69%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.51% 7.58% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2,103 2,401 3,469
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -3.85% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £34,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £100,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.53% -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 39,025 37,887 45,352
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.74% 55.23% 54.07%
Number of salaries quoted 32,679 32,786 39,901
London median annual salary £60,000 £60,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +9.09% -
10th Percentile £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
90th Percentile £92,500 £88,750 £85,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 21 April 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 21 April 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 -21 498 £75,000 +7.14% 93
West London +3 102 £52,500 +10.53% 63
East London +20 50 £55,000 -16.98% 9
South London -34 40 £40,000 -5.88% 13
North London -6 10 £36,250 +3.57% 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 21 April 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 1,397 (54.98%) Java
2 1,331 (52.38%) Python
3 937 (36.88%) Finance
4 935 (36.80%) C#
5 795 (31.29%) Linux
6 732 (28.81%) Degree
7 675 (26.56%) Computer Science
8 644 (25.34%) Software Engineering
9 635 (24.99%) C
10 605 (23.81%) SQL
11 583 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
12 477 (18.77%) Mathematics
13 443 (17.43%) JavaScript
14 436 (17.16%) Banking
15 377 (14.84%) OO
16 351 (13.81%) Unix
17 349 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
18 342 (13.46%) Machine Learning
19 334 (13.14%) .NET
20 320 (12.59%) Algorithms
21 318 (12.51%) TDD
22 308 (12.12%) Multithreading
23 295 (11.61%) Front Office
24 271 (10.67%) Windows
25 269 (10.59%) Big Data
25 269 (10.59%) Analytics
26 255 (10.04%) PhD
27 250 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree
28 249 (9.80%) Scrum
29 246 (9.68%) Test Automation

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
1 123 (4.84%) Apache Spark
2 96 (3.78%) Apache
3 47 (1.85%) Tomcat
4 42 (1.65%) WebSphere
5 29 (1.14%) Elasticsearch
6 23 (0.91%) Ethereum
7 21 (0.83%) Confluence
7 21 (0.83%) nginx
8 19 (0.75%) CMS
9 17 (0.67%) SAS
10 15 (0.59%) Oracle SOA Suite
11 14 (0.55%) Apache Pig
12 10 (0.39%) OpenStack
12 10 (0.39%) Sitecore CMS
13 5 (0.20%) Apache Solr
13 5 (0.20%) Jetty
14 4 (0.16%) IPython
14 4 (0.16%) Lightstreamer
14 4 (0.16%) Tornado
14 4 (0.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 47 (1.85%) Microsoft Excel
2 14 (0.55%) SPSS
3 9 (0.35%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 8 (0.31%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.24%) Simulink
6 5 (0.20%) Adobe Creative Suite
6 5 (0.20%) GNU Octave
6 5 (0.20%) Microsoft Office
6 5 (0.20%) MS Visio
7 3 (0.12%) Adobe Illustrator
7 3 (0.12%) Photoshop
7 3 (0.12%) XMetaL
8 2 (0.079%) Chatbot
9 1 (0.039%) Blender
9 1 (0.039%) CPLEX
9 1 (0.039%) InDesign
9 1 (0.039%) Maya
9 1 (0.039%) NUKE
9 1 (0.039%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 21 (0.83%) thinkFolio
2 12 (0.47%) Summit
3 9 (0.35%) RMDS
4 8 (0.31%) Concordance
4 8 (0.31%) Relativity
4 8 (0.31%) Ringtail
5 7 (0.28%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.24%) MetaTrader
7 5 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
7 5 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
7 5 (0.20%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.20%) Ripple
8 4 (0.16%) Distributed Ledger
8 4 (0.16%) Oracle EBS
9 3 (0.12%) Magento
10 2 (0.079%) Bloomberg AIM
10 2 (0.079%) Eze OMS
10 2 (0.079%) ION MarketView
10 2 (0.079%) Oracle SCM
10 2 (0.079%) Payment Gateway
Cloud Services
1 184 (7.24%) Amazon AWS
2 73 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 36 (1.42%) Google Cloud Platform
3 36 (1.42%) SaaS
4 34 (1.34%) Cloud Computing
5 31 (1.22%) GitHub
6 26 (1.02%) Slack
7 20 (0.79%) Bluemix
7 20 (0.79%) IBM Cloud
8 18 (0.71%) Amazon S3
8 18 (0.71%) IaaS
8 18 (0.71%) Office 365
9 17 (0.67%) G Suite
10 16 (0.63%) PaaS
11 12 (0.47%) Loggly
11 12 (0.47%) Sumo Logic
12 11 (0.43%) Amazon Kinesis
13 10 (0.39%) Amazon EC2
14 9 (0.35%) Force.com
14 9 (0.35%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 62 (2.44%) TCP/IP
2 49 (1.93%) HTTP
2 49 (1.93%) Internet
3 25 (0.98%) Wireless
4 24 (0.94%) Broadband
5 22 (0.87%) Ethernet
6 18 (0.71%) Network Security
7 16 (0.63%) DNS
8 15 (0.59%) DVB
8 15 (0.59%) Multicast
9 14 (0.55%) InfiniBand
10 11 (0.43%) Wi-Fi
11 10 (0.39%) Firewall
12 7 (0.28%) Bluetooth
12 7 (0.28%) FTP
13 6 (0.24%) HTTPS
13 6 (0.24%) RS-232
13 6 (0.24%) VPN
13 6 (0.24%) ZigBee
14 5 (0.20%) HbbTV
Database & Business Intelligence
1 269 (10.59%) Big Data
2 157 (6.18%) SQL Server
3 121 (4.76%) MySQL
3 121 (4.76%) Relational Database
4 106 (4.17%) NoSQL
5 89 (3.50%) Hadoop
5 89 (3.50%) MongoDB
6 87 (3.42%) Blockchain
7 77 (3.03%) PostgreSQL
8 46 (1.81%) Apache Hive
9 45 (1.77%) RDBMS
10 33 (1.30%) Apache Cassandra
11 32 (1.26%) Data Lake
12 29 (1.14%) Data Warehouse
13 27 (1.06%) SQL Server 2014
14 21 (0.83%) HBase
15 20 (0.79%) DB2
16 18 (0.71%) Redis
17 14 (0.55%) KDB
17 14 (0.55%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 196 (7.71%) Git (software)
2 133 (5.23%) Jenkins
3 119 (4.68%) Selenium
4 73 (2.87%) Subversion
5 71 (2.79%) JIRA
6 57 (2.24%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 56 (2.20%) Maven
8 54 (2.13%) NUnit
9 50 (1.97%) Visual Studio
10 47 (1.85%) Cucumber
10 47 (1.85%) Gradle
11 43 (1.69%) Team Foundation Server
12 36 (1.42%) Vagrant
13 33 (1.30%) TeamCity
14 32 (1.26%) CMake
15 31 (1.22%) JMeter
16 30 (1.18%) Buildbot
16 30 (1.18%) Ranorex
17 28 (1.10%) Jasmine
17 28 (1.10%) SoapUI
General
1 937 (36.88%) Finance
2 436 (17.16%) Banking
3 295 (11.61%) Front Office
4 225 (8.85%) Investment Banking
5 159 (6.26%) Games
6 134 (5.27%) Financial Institution
7 114 (4.49%) Retail
8 74 (2.91%) Telecoms
9 43 (1.69%) Marketing
10 41 (1.61%) Advertising
11 34 (1.34%) Legal
12 33 (1.30%) Electronics
13 29 (1.14%) Publishing
14 25 (0.98%) Manufacturing
15 20 (0.79%) French Language
16 19 (0.75%) German Language
16 19 (0.75%) Italian Language
17 18 (0.71%) Law
17 18 (0.71%) Retail Banking
18 16 (0.63%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 1,289 (50.73%) Developer
2 492 (19.36%) C++ Developer
3 290 (11.41%) Software Engineer
4 192 (7.56%) Python Developer
4 192 (7.56%) Software Developer
5 173 (6.81%) C# Developer
6 162 (6.38%) Java Developer
6 162 (6.38%) Senior Developer
7 124 (4.88%) Analyst
8 123 (4.84%) Graduate
9 104 (4.09%) Data Scientist
10 99 (3.90%) Quantitative Developer
11 97 (3.82%) C++ Software Engineer
12 89 (3.50%) Graduate Developer
13 77 (3.03%) C++/C# Developer
14 72 (2.83%) Architect
14 72 (2.83%) Games Developer
15 68 (2.68%) Java Engineer
16 61 (2.40%) .NET Developer
16 61 (2.40%) Low Latency C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 334 (13.14%) .NET
2 207 (8.15%) HTML
3 191 (7.52%) AngularJS
4 134 (5.27%) React
5 130 (5.12%) Web Services
6 117 (4.60%) CSS
7 113 (4.45%) HTML5
8 112 (4.41%) Natural Language Processing
9 104 (4.09%) RESTful
10 100 (3.94%) Kafka
11 97 (3.82%) XML
12 90 (3.54%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 89 (3.50%) Spring
14 87 (3.42%) STL
15 83 (3.27%) Node.js
16 81 (3.19%) ASP.NET
17 76 (2.99%) jQuery
18 74 (2.91%) REST
19 70 (2.75%) Django
20 65 (2.56%) NumPy
Miscellaneous
1 675 (26.56%) Computer Science
2 320 (12.59%) Algorithms
3 230 (9.05%) Fintech
4 227 (8.93%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 216 (8.50%) Analytical Skills
6 195 (7.67%) Greenfield Project
7 170 (6.69%) Equities
8 157 (6.18%) Hedge funds
9 149 (5.86%) Data Structures
10 138 (5.43%) Fixed Income
11 133 (5.23%) Derivative
12 92 (3.62%) Self-Motivation
13 56 (2.20%) Mobile App
14 54 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
15 46 (1.81%) Cyberthreat
16 43 (1.69%) User Experience
17 39 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
17 39 (1.53%) Management Information System
18 38 (1.50%) Bitcoin
19 30 (1.18%) Linux Command Line
Operating Systems
1 795 (31.29%) Linux
2 351 (13.81%) Unix
3 271 (10.67%) Windows
4 127 (5.00%) Android
5 68 (2.68%) Apple iOS
6 28 (1.10%) Windows Phone
7 27 (1.06%) Nucleus RTOS
8 25 (0.98%) Solaris
9 23 (0.91%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 14 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
11 13 (0.51%) Robot Operating System
12 11 (0.43%) CentOS
12 11 (0.43%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.35%) CoreOS
14 7 (0.28%) AIX
14 7 (0.28%) Windows 8
15 6 (0.24%) HPUX
15 6 (0.24%) Ubuntu
16 5 (0.20%) SUSE
17 4 (0.16%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 644 (25.34%) Software Engineering
2 583 (22.94%) Agile Software Development
3 477 (18.77%) Mathematics
4 377 (14.84%) OO
5 349 (13.73%) Problem-Solving
6 342 (13.46%) Machine Learning
7 318 (12.51%) TDD
8 308 (12.12%) Multithreading
9 269 (10.59%) Analytics
10 249 (9.80%) Scrum
11 246 (9.68%) Test Automation
12 239 (9.41%) OOP
13 231 (9.09%) Low Latency
14 221 (8.70%) Physics
15 200 (7.87%) Data Science
16 192 (7.56%) Risk Management
17 188 (7.40%) DevOps
18 184 (7.24%) Artificial Intelligence
19 182 (7.16%) Open Source
20 181 (7.12%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 1,397 (54.98%) Java
2 1,331 (52.38%) Python
3 935 (36.80%) C#
4 635 (24.99%) C
5 605 (23.81%) SQL
6 443 (17.43%) JavaScript
7 210 (8.26%) Ruby
8 199 (7.83%) Scala
9 180 (7.08%) PHP
9 180 (7.08%) R
10 174 (6.85%) Perl
11 159 (6.26%) MATLAB
12 116 (4.57%) Shell Script
13 104 (4.09%) Bash Shell
14 72 (2.83%) Go
15 53 (2.09%) Embedded C++
16 51 (2.01%) Java 8
17 50 (1.97%) VBA
18 43 (1.69%) Embedded C
19 40 (1.57%) VB
Qualifications
1 732 (28.81%) Degree
2 255 (10.04%) PhD
3 250 (9.84%) Computer Science Degree
4 82 (3.23%) Master's Degree
5 61 (2.40%) Numerate Degree
6 35 (1.38%) Security Cleared
7 33 (1.30%) SANS
8 30 (1.18%) SC Cleared
9 19 (0.75%) CISSP
10 17 (0.67%) ISTQB
11 14 (0.55%) CEH
11 14 (0.55%) GIAC
12 13 (0.51%) OSCP
13 12 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
14 9 (0.35%) CCNA
14 9 (0.35%) Cisco Certification
15 8 (0.31%) CISA
16 7 (0.28%) CREST Certified
16 7 (0.28%) ISEB
16 7 (0.28%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 143 (5.63%) QA
2 21 (0.83%) MiFID
3 17 (0.67%) Dodd-Frank
3 17 (0.67%) EMIR
4 5 (0.20%) Sarbanes-Oxley
4 5 (0.20%) SLA
5 4 (0.16%) OIPF
6 3 (0.12%) GCP
6 3 (0.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.079%) JTAG
7 2 (0.079%) MISRA
8 1 (0.039%) Data Quality
8 1 (0.039%) GDPR
8 1 (0.039%) IEC 62304
8 1 (0.039%) ISO 13485
8 1 (0.039%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 140 (5.51%) Docker
2 29 (1.14%) Firmware
3 12 (0.47%) VMware Infrastructure
4 11 (0.43%) HDFS
4 11 (0.43%) Virtual Machines
5 8 (0.31%) VirtualBox
6 7 (0.28%) vSphere
7 5 (0.20%) Kamailio
7 5 (0.20%) NFS
8 4 (0.16%) Active Directory
8 4 (0.16%) Apache Flume
8 4 (0.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
9 2 (0.079%) LXC
9 2 (0.079%) Xen
10 1 (0.039%) ACF2
10 1 (0.039%) etcd
10 1 (0.039%) IAG
10 1 (0.039%) KVM
10 1 (0.039%) VMware ESXi
10 1 (0.039%) XenApp
Systems Management
1 58 (2.28%) Ansible
2 45 (1.77%) Puppet
3 44 (1.73%) Kubernetes
4 38 (1.50%) Opscode Chef
5 21 (0.83%) Salt
6 17 (0.67%) Nagios
7 15 (0.59%) Terraform
8 14 (0.55%) ZABBIX
9 9 (0.35%) systemd
10 7 (0.28%) Prometheus
11 6 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
11 6 (0.24%) Mesos
12 5 (0.20%) Hadoop YARN
12 5 (0.20%) HP Fortify
13 4 (0.16%) Cacti
13 4 (0.16%) Nessus
14 3 (0.12%) BladeLogic
14 3 (0.12%) Consul
14 3 (0.12%) Packer
14 3 (0.12%) Rancher
Vendors
1 156 (6.14%) Oracle
2 106 (4.17%) Microsoft
3 76 (2.99%) Google
4 40 (1.57%) Sybase
5 37 (1.46%) IBM
6 34 (1.34%) Bloomberg
6 34 (1.34%) Reuters
7 26 (1.02%) Red Hat
8 24 (0.94%) Splunk
9 23 (0.91%) Salesforce.com
10 22 (0.87%) FXall
11 19 (0.75%) MarketAxess
11 19 (0.75%) Tradeweb
12 18 (0.71%) Capita
13 17 (0.67%) Atlassian
14 15 (0.59%) Apple
14 15 (0.59%) HP
14 15 (0.59%) VMware
15 14 (0.55%) Cognizant
15 14 (0.55%) New Relic