Period
to 12 July 2020

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 12 July 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
12 Jul 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 97 94 78
Rank change year-on-year -3 -16 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1,080 2,002 2,832
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.35% 3.40% 3.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.83% 6.06% 6.95%
Number of salaries quoted 994 1,738 2,254
Median annual salary £80,000 £70,000 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.29% +3.70% +8.00%
10th Percentile £45,000 £40,250 £37,150
90th Percentile £142,500 £122,500 £112,500
England median annual salary £57,500 £52,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year +9.52% - +16.67%

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 18,527 33,036 40,732
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 57.55% 56.12% 56.61%
Number of salaries quoted 15,320 27,797 33,439
Median annual salary £70,000 £65,000 £62,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% +4.84% +3.33%
10th Percentile £42,500 £38,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £97,500 £93,750
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in London

C++
Salary Trend in London

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in London.

Salary trend for C++ in London

C++
Salary Histogram in London

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in London over the 6 months to 12 July 2020.

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 12 July 2020. 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 -6 216 £79,000 +8.97% 56
West London -25 32 £47,500 -17.39% 15
South London -4 19 £34,500 -46.92% 6
East London -2 8 £60,000 +44.58% 9
North London +4 7 £50,000 -33.33%
C++
England

For the 6 months to 12 July 2020, 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++.

1 677 (62.69%) Python
2 636 (58.89%) Java
3 414 (38.33%) Finance
4 355 (32.87%) Software Engineering
5 352 (32.59%) C#
6 294 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
7 243 (22.50%) C
8 227 (21.02%) Computer Science
9 226 (20.93%) JavaScript
10 215 (19.91%) Linux
10 215 (19.91%) AWS
11 206 (19.07%) Derivative
12 202 (18.70%) SQL
13 197 (18.24%) Front Office
14 194 (17.96%) Analytics
15 186 (17.22%) Degree
16 176 (16.30%) Hedge funds
17 173 (16.02%) Mathematics
18 162 (15.00%) OO
19 150 (13.89%) Banking
20 149 (13.80%) DevOps
21 138 (12.78%) Docker
22 137 (12.69%) R
23 136 (12.59%) Fixed Income
24 129 (11.94%) Algorithms
25 121 (11.20%) .NET
26 119 (11.02%) GCP
27 117 (10.83%) PostgreSQL
28 116 (10.74%) Web Services
28 116 (10.74%) Decision-Making

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 42 (3.89%) Apache Spark
2 41 (3.80%) Elasticsearch
3 33 (3.06%) Apache
4 24 (2.22%) CMS
5 20 (1.85%) Apache Airflow
5 20 (1.85%) SAS
6 17 (1.57%) Confluence
7 16 (1.48%) Luigi
8 11 (1.02%) Tomcat
9 9 (0.83%) Jupyter
10 7 (0.65%) Apache Solr
11 5 (0.46%) Hyperledger
12 4 (0.37%) Mendix
13 3 (0.28%) JBoss
14 2 (0.19%) Apache Pig
14 2 (0.19%) Ethereum
14 2 (0.19%) WebSphere
15 1 (0.093%) DataSynapse
15 1 (0.093%) OpenStack
15 1 (0.093%) Oracle Workflow
Applications
1 19 (1.76%) Microsoft Excel
2 6 (0.56%) Spreadsheet
3 5 (0.46%) Microsoft Office
4 3 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
4 3 (0.28%) Blender
4 3 (0.28%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.28%) Windchill
5 1 (0.093%) Chatbot
5 1 (0.093%) S-PLUS
Business Applications
1 53 (4.91%) FINCAD Analytics
2 6 (0.56%) Distributed Ledger
3 4 (0.37%) OpenText MBPM
3 4 (0.37%) StreamServe
4 1 (0.093%) SimCorp Dimension
Cloud Services
1 215 (19.91%) AWS
2 119 (11.02%) GCP
3 99 (9.17%) Azure
4 39 (3.61%) OpenShift
5 34 (3.15%) SaaS
6 24 (2.22%) GitHub
7 21 (1.94%) Amazon EC2
7 21 (1.94%) Amazon S3
8 17 (1.57%) Serverless
9 16 (1.48%) Amazon EMR
10 15 (1.39%) Amazon ECS
11 13 (1.20%) AWS Lambda
12 10 (0.93%) PaaS
13 7 (0.65%) IaaS
13 7 (0.65%) Office 365
14 5 (0.46%) Cloud Computing
14 5 (0.46%) npm
14 5 (0.46%) Power Platform
15 4 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 4 (0.37%) NuGet
Communications & Networking
1 14 (1.30%) Firewall
2 11 (1.02%) TCP/IP
3 9 (0.83%) VPN
4 8 (0.74%) HTTP
5 7 (0.65%) Multicast
6 6 (0.56%) DNS
6 6 (0.56%) Internet
6 6 (0.56%) IPsec
7 5 (0.46%) HTTPS
7 5 (0.46%) SSL
7 5 (0.46%) VoIP
8 4 (0.37%) Kerberos
8 4 (0.37%) SSH
8 4 (0.37%) STUN
9 3 (0.28%) Network Security
10 2 (0.19%) DHCP
10 2 (0.19%) FTP
10 2 (0.19%) IPv4
10 2 (0.19%) IPv6
10 2 (0.19%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 117 (10.83%) PostgreSQL
2 113 (10.46%) NoSQL
3 79 (7.31%) Relational Database
4 78 (7.22%) Amazon DynamoDB
5 73 (6.76%) Big Data
6 55 (5.09%) Hadoop
7 53 (4.91%) MongoDB
8 51 (4.72%) SQL Server
9 50 (4.63%) Amazon Athena
10 40 (3.70%) MySQL
11 32 (2.96%) Amazon Redshift
12 27 (2.50%) Redis
13 24 (2.22%) Blockchain
14 19 (1.76%) BigQuery
15 16 (1.48%) Amazon RDS
15 16 (1.48%) Azkaban
15 16 (1.48%) KDB
16 13 (1.20%) HBase
17 12 (1.11%) Kdb+
18 11 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 106 (9.81%) Git (software)
2 54 (5.00%) Jenkins
3 44 (4.07%) JIRA
4 39 (3.61%) Artifactory
5 26 (2.41%) Visual Studio
6 19 (1.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
7 17 (1.57%) Selenium
8 14 (1.30%) Bitbucket
8 14 (1.30%) Subversion
9 13 (1.20%) Maven
10 11 (1.02%) Cucumber
10 11 (1.02%) TeamCity
11 10 (0.93%) git-flow
12 9 (0.83%) GitLab
12 9 (0.83%) JUnit
12 9 (0.83%) RSpec
13 8 (0.74%) Appium
13 8 (0.74%) Sonatype Nexus
13 8 (0.74%) Xcode
14 7 (0.65%) LabVIEW
General
1 414 (38.33%) Finance
2 197 (18.24%) Front Office
3 150 (13.89%) Banking
4 55 (5.09%) Games
5 28 (2.59%) Investment Banking
5 28 (2.59%) Retail
6 20 (1.85%) Advertising
7 14 (1.30%) Publishing
8 13 (1.20%) Public Sector
8 13 (1.20%) Telecoms
9 12 (1.11%) Aerospace
10 10 (0.93%) Marketing
11 9 (0.83%) Electronics
11 9 (0.83%) German Language
12 7 (0.65%) Back Office
13 5 (0.46%) Military
13 5 (0.46%) Police
14 4 (0.37%) Billing
14 4 (0.37%) Manufacturing
15 3 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 396 (36.67%) Developer
2 168 (15.56%) C++ Developer
3 123 (11.39%) Software Engineer
4 97 (8.98%) Python Developer
5 90 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 68 (6.30%) Quantitative Developer
7 61 (5.65%) Architect
8 60 (5.56%) C++/Java Developer
9 58 (5.37%) Junior
9 58 (5.37%) Software Developer
10 56 (5.19%) Graduate
11 55 (5.09%) Python Engineer
12 54 (5.00%) C# Developer
13 51 (4.72%) Graduate Developer
14 48 (4.44%) Finance Manager
14 48 (4.44%) Junior Developer
15 47 (4.35%) Data Engineer
15 47 (4.35%) Senior Developer
16 45 (4.17%) Analyst
16 45 (4.17%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 121 (11.20%) .NET
2 116 (10.74%) Web Services
3 89 (8.24%) Node.js
4 83 (7.69%) React
5 80 (7.41%) AngularJS
6 50 (4.63%) J2EE
7 45 (4.17%) REST
8 38 (3.52%) Kafka
9 26 (2.41%) HTML
10 23 (2.13%) RabbitMQ
11 22 (2.04%) RESTful
12 21 (1.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 21 (1.94%) XML
13 20 (1.85%) Middleware
14 18 (1.67%) CSS
14 18 (1.67%) FIX Protocol
14 18 (1.67%) NumPy
14 18 (1.67%) SciPy
14 18 (1.67%) Spring
15 16 (1.48%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 206 (19.07%) Derivative
2 176 (16.30%) Hedge funds
3 136 (12.59%) Fixed Income
4 129 (11.94%) Algorithms
5 99 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
6 82 (7.59%) Analytical Skills
7 76 (7.04%) Data Structures
8 74 (6.85%) Equities
9 62 (5.74%) Public Cloud
10 59 (5.46%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 52 (4.81%) User Experience
12 51 (4.72%) Equity Derivative
13 38 (3.52%) Blog
14 32 (2.96%) PKI
15 28 (2.59%) Swaptions
16 24 (2.22%) Mobile App
17 23 (2.13%) Management Information System
18 20 (1.85%) Market Risk
19 19 (1.76%) Robotics
20 18 (1.67%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 215 (19.91%) Linux
2 82 (7.59%) Windows
3 72 (6.67%) Unix
4 48 (4.44%) Android
5 29 (2.69%) Apple iOS
6 11 (1.02%) Mac OS
7 10 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 10 (0.93%) Ubuntu
8 9 (0.83%) Windows Server
9 8 (0.74%) CentOS
9 8 (0.74%) Embedded Linux
10 7 (0.65%) Debian
10 7 (0.65%) Robot Operating System
11 4 (0.37%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.28%) Kali Linux
13 2 (0.19%) Fedora
13 2 (0.19%) FreeBSD
14 1 (0.093%) SUSE
14 1 (0.093%) zOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 355 (32.87%) Software Engineering
2 294 (27.22%) Agile Software Development
3 227 (21.02%) Computer Science
4 194 (17.96%) Analytics
5 173 (16.02%) Mathematics
6 162 (15.00%) OO
7 149 (13.80%) DevOps
8 116 (10.74%) Decision-Making
9 113 (10.46%) Investment Management
10 112 (10.37%) Data Analytics
11 109 (10.09%) Asset Management
12 102 (9.44%) Problem-Solving
13 100 (9.26%) Mentoring
13 100 (9.26%) Physics
14 99 (9.17%) Open Source
15 97 (8.98%) Migration
16 90 (8.33%) Microservices
17 89 (8.24%) Fintech
18 86 (7.96%) Artificial Intelligence
19 84 (7.78%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 677 (62.69%) Python
2 636 (58.89%) Java
3 352 (32.59%) C#
4 243 (22.50%) C
5 226 (20.93%) JavaScript
6 202 (18.70%) SQL
7 137 (12.69%) R
8 73 (6.76%) Go
9 54 (5.00%) Kotlin
10 50 (4.63%) Scala
11 36 (3.33%) PHP
12 33 (3.06%) TypeScript
13 27 (2.50%) Bash Shell
13 27 (2.50%) Ruby
14 23 (2.13%) Shell Script
14 23 (2.13%) VBA
15 22 (2.04%) Perl
16 18 (1.67%) PowerShell
17 17 (1.57%) MATLAB
18 11 (1.02%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 186 (17.22%) Degree
2 75 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 60 (5.56%) PhD
4 39 (3.61%) Security Cleared
5 21 (1.94%) DV Cleared
6 18 (1.67%) SC Cleared
7 17 (1.57%) CREST Certified
8 13 (1.20%) Master's Degree
9 11 (1.02%) CHECK Team Leader
9 11 (1.02%) OSCP
10 10 (0.93%) SANS
11 7 (0.65%) CHECK Team Member
11 7 (0.65%) Numerate Degree
12 6 (0.56%) AWS Certification
12 6 (0.56%) CCNP
12 6 (0.56%) CEPT
12 6 (0.56%) EC-Council LPT
12 6 (0.56%) GXPN
12 6 (0.56%) ISTQB
12 6 (0.56%) OSCE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 59 (5.46%) QA
2 10 (0.93%) GDPR
3 8 (0.74%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 5 (0.46%) FINRA
5 3 (0.28%) Dodd-Frank
5 3 (0.28%) EMIR
5 3 (0.28%) MiFID
6 2 (0.19%) Basel II
6 2 (0.19%) Basel III
6 2 (0.19%) IEC 62304
6 2 (0.19%) IFRS
6 2 (0.19%) IFRS 9
7 1 (0.093%) COREP
7 1 (0.093%) ISO 13485
7 1 (0.093%) PMO
7 1 (0.093%) SLA
System Software
1 138 (12.78%) Docker
2 13 (1.20%) Virtual Machines
3 8 (0.74%) Firmware
3 8 (0.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.37%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.28%) Microsoft App-V
6 2 (0.19%) NFS
7 1 (0.093%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 1 (0.093%) BIND 9
7 1 (0.093%) LXC
7 1 (0.093%) VMware ESXi
7 1 (0.093%) zsh
Systems Management
1 103 (9.54%) Kubernetes
2 34 (3.15%) Ansible
3 27 (2.50%) Puppet
4 19 (1.76%) Terraform
5 15 (1.39%) BMC PATROL
6 12 (1.11%) Control-M
7 11 (1.02%) Prometheus
7 11 (1.02%) Salt
8 10 (0.93%) Icinga
8 10 (0.93%) Opscode Chef
8 10 (0.93%) Packer
9 9 (0.83%) Consul
10 3 (0.28%) Kibana
11 2 (0.19%) CA Service Virtualization
11 2 (0.19%) HP ALM
11 2 (0.19%) Nessus
11 2 (0.19%) Nmap
11 2 (0.19%) Sysdig
12 1 (0.093%) Grafana
12 1 (0.093%) HP Fortify
Vendors
1 54 (5.00%) Google
2 52 (4.81%) Bloomberg
3 39 (3.61%) Microsoft
4 29 (2.69%) Oracle
5 13 (1.20%) Red Hat
6 12 (1.11%) VMware
7 11 (1.02%) Atlassian
8 8 (0.74%) Solace
8 8 (0.74%) YouTube
9 7 (0.65%) Perforce
9 7 (0.65%) Splunk
9 7 (0.65%) Sybase
9 7 (0.65%) Tableau
10 6 (0.56%) Citrix
11 5 (0.46%) Blue Prism
11 5 (0.46%) Remedy
11 5 (0.46%) Salesforce.com
11 5 (0.46%) ServiceNow
11 5 (0.46%) TIBCO
12 4 (0.37%) Broadcom