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 3 months to 23 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / London
3 months to
23 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 79 66 61
Rank change year-on-year -13 -5  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1340 1806 1902
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.89% 4.46% 4.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.94% 8.19% 8.26%
Number of salaries quoted 1090 1626 1561
Median salary £65,000 £65,000 £62,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +4.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,700 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £105,000 £97,500 £92,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 19320 22055 23035
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 56.04% 54.51% 52.40%
Number of salaries quoted 16267 19463 19751
Median salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.34% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in London citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 May 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 3 months to 23 May 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
City of London -8 205 £67,500 +3.84% 64
West End of London +15 19 £35,000 -12.50% 12
Heathrow - 12 £60,000 -
Hounslow +6 11 £52,500 +10.52% 1
Stanmore - 10 £40,000 -
Croydon +5 7 £55,000 +29.41% 1
Canary Wharf -8 7 £72,500 -30.95%
Barnet - 4 £35,000 -
Greenford +3 2 £52,500 +5.00%
Surbiton -9 2 £50,000 +33.33%
Westminster - 2 £102,500 -
Edgware - 2 £45,000 -
Brentford +3 1 £60,000 +14.28%
Uxbridge +3 1 £45,000 -
Mayfair +3 1 £90,000 +176.92%
Chessington -11 1 £22,500 -55.00%
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 May 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 1364 (49.33%) Java
2 1136 (41.08%) Finance
3 1119 (40.47%) Python
4 987 (35.70%) C#
5 952 (34.43%) Linux
6 813 (29.40%) Degree
7 714 (25.82%) Computer Science
8 708 (25.61%) Software Engineering
9 675 (24.41%) SQL
10 656 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
11 639 (23.11%) C
12 523 (18.92%) OO
13 484 (17.50%) Banking
14 473 (17.11%) Mathematics
15 447 (16.17%) Windows
16 446 (16.13%) Multithreading
17 442 (15.99%) Unix
17 442 (15.99%) JavaScript
18 421 (15.23%) .NET
19 354 (12.80%) Low Latency
20 325 (11.75%) Algorithms
21 323 (11.68%) Front Office
22 293 (10.60%) SDLC
23 289 (10.45%) Analytics
24 282 (10.20%) SQL Server
25 278 (10.05%) HTML
26 273 (9.87%) Investment Banking
27 252 (9.11%) TDD
28 250 (9.04%) DevOps
29 247 (8.93%) OOP

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
1 113 (4.09%) Apache Spark
2 67 (2.42%) Apache
3 61 (2.21%) Tomcat
4 45 (1.63%) WebLogic
5 38 (1.37%) JBoss
6 29 (1.05%) WebSphere
7 21 (0.76%) nginx
8 20 (0.72%) OpenStack
9 19 (0.69%) Elasticsearch
10 18 (0.65%) SAS
11 17 (0.61%) IIS
11 17 (0.61%) Jetty
12 14 (0.51%) SharePoint
13 9 (0.33%) Drupal
14 8 (0.29%) Confluence
14 8 (0.29%) WordPress
15 7 (0.25%) Joomla!
15 7 (0.25%) Oracle Workflow
16 6 (0.22%) Oracle SOA Suite
17 5 (0.18%) SharePoint 2013
Applications
1 70 (2.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 19 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 15 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
4 13 (0.47%) Microsoft PowerPoint
5 12 (0.43%) MS Visio
6 5 (0.18%) InDesign
6 5 (0.18%) InfoPath
6 5 (0.18%) MicroStation
6 5 (0.18%) SPSS
7 4 (0.14%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.14%) Microsoft Project
7 4 (0.14%) Stata
7 4 (0.14%) Weka
8 2 (0.072%) Simulink
8 2 (0.072%) XMetaL
9 1 (0.036%) Maple
9 1 (0.036%) Mathcad
9 1 (0.036%) Mathematica
9 1 (0.036%) Maya
9 1 (0.036%) NUKE
Business Applications
1 10 (0.36%) Summit
2 7 (0.25%) MetaTrader
3 6 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
3 6 (0.22%) Relativity
4 5 (0.18%) Oracle Retail
4 5 (0.18%) SAP Oil and Gas
4 5 (0.18%) thinkFolio
5 4 (0.14%) Dynamics CRM
6 3 (0.11%) Oracle 11i
7 2 (0.072%) Endur
7 2 (0.072%) Salesforce.com CRM
8 1 (0.036%) Capstone
8 1 (0.036%) Magento
8 1 (0.036%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.036%) OpenLink RightAngle
8 1 (0.036%) Remedy ITSM
8 1 (0.036%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.036%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 152 (5.50%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (2.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 48 (1.74%) GitHub
4 32 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
5 23 (0.83%) SaaS
6 21 (0.76%) Cloud Computing
6 21 (0.76%) Office 365
7 19 (0.69%) Force.com
8 18 (0.65%) G Suite
9 17 (0.61%) FinancialForce.com
9 17 (0.61%) Slack
10 15 (0.54%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.43%) iTunes
12 11 (0.40%) Amazon S3
13 10 (0.36%) OpenShift
14 9 (0.33%) AWS CloudFormation
15 8 (0.29%) Amazon Kinesis
16 7 (0.25%) Google Play
16 7 (0.25%) PaaS
17 6 (0.22%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 125 (4.52%) TCP/IP
2 72 (2.60%) HTTP
3 64 (2.31%) Internet
4 54 (1.95%) InfiniBand
5 38 (1.37%) Ethernet
6 35 (1.27%) Broadband
7 26 (0.94%) Multicast
8 24 (0.87%) Firewall
9 22 (0.80%) 3G
9 22 (0.80%) 4G
9 22 (0.80%) SNMP
10 21 (0.76%) Unicast
11 20 (0.72%) GSM
11 20 (0.72%) OpenFlow
12 17 (0.61%) Network Security
13 15 (0.54%) Wireshark
14 12 (0.43%) VPN
15 10 (0.36%) HTTPS
16 9 (0.33%) Software-Defined Networking
17 8 (0.29%) DNS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 282 (10.20%) SQL Server
2 134 (4.85%) MySQL
3 133 (4.81%) Hadoop
4 132 (4.77%) Big Data
5 129 (4.67%) Relational Database
6 122 (4.41%) NoSQL
7 80 (2.89%) PostgreSQL
8 77 (2.78%) MongoDB
9 71 (2.57%) Apache Cassandra
10 60 (2.17%) RDBMS
11 54 (1.95%) Redis
12 43 (1.56%) KDB
13 39 (1.41%) Oracle Database
14 33 (1.19%) Data Mining
15 31 (1.12%) Apache Hive
16 28 (1.01%) Blockchain
16 28 (1.01%) OLTP
16 28 (1.01%) SQL Server 2014
17 20 (0.72%) Oracle Database 11g
18 18 (0.65%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 191 (6.91%) Git (software)
2 153 (5.53%) Jenkins
3 111 (4.01%) Subversion
4 94 (3.40%) Visual Studio
5 80 (2.89%) Selenium
6 62 (2.24%) Maven
7 58 (2.10%) Mercurial
8 54 (1.95%) JIRA
9 51 (1.84%) Cucumber
10 47 (1.70%) JUnit
11 40 (1.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 39 (1.41%) SoapUI
13 34 (1.23%) Eclipse
14 33 (1.19%) Android Studio
15 31 (1.12%) Hudson
15 31 (1.12%) SpecFlow
16 29 (1.05%) Ant
16 29 (1.05%) NUnit
16 29 (1.05%) TeamCity
17 27 (0.98%) Bitbucket
General
1 1136 (41.08%) Finance
2 484 (17.50%) Banking
3 323 (11.68%) Front Office
4 273 (9.87%) Investment Banking
5 170 (6.15%) Games
6 168 (6.08%) Telecoms
7 102 (3.69%) Retail
8 57 (2.06%) Financial Institution
9 45 (1.63%) Marketing
10 43 (1.56%) Automotive
11 35 (1.27%) Legal
12 33 (1.19%) Electronics
13 29 (1.05%) Back Office
14 28 (1.01%) Aerospace
15 27 (0.98%) Advertising
16 25 (0.90%) Manufacturing
17 23 (0.83%) Retail Banking
18 22 (0.80%) Law
18 22 (0.80%) Publishing
19 13 (0.47%) Billing
Job Titles
1 1615 (58.41%) Developer
2 769 (27.81%) C++ Developer
3 338 (12.22%) Software Engineer
4 259 (9.37%) C# Developer
5 212 (7.67%) Software Developer
6 204 (7.38%) Senior Developer
7 191 (6.91%) Java Developer
8 183 (6.62%) Python Developer
9 181 (6.55%) C++ Software Engineer
10 149 (5.39%) Graduate
11 147 (5.32%) Junior
12 131 (4.74%) C++ Software Developer
13 119 (4.30%) Analyst
14 106 (3.83%) Junior Developer
15 99 (3.58%) Quantitative Developer
16 93 (3.36%) Senior C++ Developer
17 91 (3.29%) C++/C# Developer
18 90 (3.25%) Graduate Developer
19 87 (3.15%) .NET Developer
20 81 (2.93%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 421 (15.23%) .NET
2 278 (10.05%) HTML
3 228 (8.25%) STL
4 180 (6.51%) XML
5 178 (6.44%) CSS
6 145 (5.24%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 139 (5.03%) Web Services
8 128 (4.63%) AngularJS
9 113 (4.09%) WPF
10 103 (3.73%) RESTful
11 99 (3.58%) Node.js
12 95 (3.44%) REST
13 94 (3.40%) ASP.NET
14 89 (3.22%) FIX Protocol
14 89 (3.22%) SOAP
15 84 (3.04%) HTML5
16 82 (2.97%) .NET Framework
17 81 (2.93%) React
18 79 (2.86%) jQuery
19 72 (2.60%) Kafka
Miscellaneous
1 714 (25.82%) Computer Science
2 325 (11.75%) Algorithms
3 233 (8.43%) Fintech
4 232 (8.39%) Analytical Skills
5 208 (7.52%) Derivative
6 189 (6.84%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 187 (6.76%) Hedge funds
8 161 (5.82%) Data Structures
9 149 (5.39%) Equities
10 125 (4.52%) Greenfield Project
11 101 (3.65%) Fixed Income
12 67 (2.42%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 61 (2.21%) Mobile App
14 59 (2.13%) Enterprise Software
15 57 (2.06%) Device Driver
16 39 (1.41%) Robotics
17 38 (1.37%) Market Risk
18 34 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
18 34 (1.23%) User Experience
19 32 (1.16%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 952 (34.43%) Linux
2 447 (16.17%) Windows
3 442 (15.99%) Unix
4 145 (5.24%) Android
5 112 (4.05%) Apple iOS
6 26 (0.94%) Solaris
7 22 (0.80%) CentOS
8 17 (0.61%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 13 (0.47%) Windows Mobile
10 12 (0.43%) Windows Server
11 11 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
12 8 (0.29%) Ubuntu
12 8 (0.29%) Windows Server 2012
13 7 (0.25%) Windows Phone
14 5 (0.18%) Mac OS
15 4 (0.14%) Windows 10
15 4 (0.14%) Windows 7
16 3 (0.11%) Embedded Linux
16 3 (0.11%) FreeBSD
16 3 (0.11%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 708 (25.61%) Software Engineering
2 656 (23.73%) Agile Software Development
3 523 (18.92%) OO
4 473 (17.11%) Mathematics
5 446 (16.13%) Multithreading
6 354 (12.80%) Low Latency
7 293 (10.60%) SDLC
8 289 (10.45%) Analytics
9 252 (9.11%) TDD
10 250 (9.04%) DevOps
11 247 (8.93%) OOP
12 235 (8.50%) Physics
13 207 (7.49%) Scrum
14 200 (7.23%) Test Automation
15 183 (6.62%) Continuous Integration
16 175 (6.33%) Machine Learning
17 141 (5.10%) Open Source
18 125 (4.52%) E-Commerce
19 119 (4.30%) OOD
20 118 (4.27%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 1364 (49.33%) Java
2 1119 (40.47%) Python
3 987 (35.70%) C#
4 675 (24.41%) SQL
5 639 (23.11%) C
6 442 (15.99%) JavaScript
7 185 (6.69%) Ruby
8 171 (6.18%) Scala
9 153 (5.53%) Perl
10 147 (5.32%) PHP
11 109 (3.94%) Shell Script
12 99 (3.58%) R
13 76 (2.75%) Go
14 71 (2.57%) MATLAB
15 68 (2.46%) VB
16 55 (1.99%) Objective-C
17 54 (1.95%) VBA
18 47 (1.70%) Bash Shell
19 42 (1.52%) Apple Swift
20 41 (1.48%) F#
Qualifications
1 813 (29.40%) Degree
2 191 (6.91%) PhD
3 42 (1.52%) Security Cleared
4 35 (1.27%) DV Cleared
5 26 (0.94%) ISEB
6 24 (0.87%) ISTQB
7 22 (0.80%) PMI Certification
8 11 (0.40%) RHCA
9 10 (0.36%) Microsoft Certification
10 8 (0.29%) PMP
11 7 (0.25%) CCNA
11 7 (0.25%) CEH
11 7 (0.25%) Cisco Certification
11 7 (0.25%) CISSP
12 6 (0.22%) CISA
12 6 (0.22%) MCSE
13 5 (0.18%) CISM
13 5 (0.18%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
13 5 (0.18%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.18%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 142 (5.14%) QA
2 20 (0.72%) MiFID
3 12 (0.43%) Data Quality
4 7 (0.25%) Dodd-Frank
4 7 (0.25%) EMIR
5 4 (0.14%) GCP
5 4 (0.14%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.14%) MISRA
6 3 (0.11%) Basel III
7 2 (0.072%) ISO 9001
8 1 (0.036%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.036%) GDPR
8 1 (0.036%) IFRS
8 1 (0.036%) IFRS 9
8 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 1 (0.036%) ISO/IEC 27001
8 1 (0.036%) JTAG
8 1 (0.036%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.036%) PCI DSS
8 1 (0.036%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 131 (4.74%) Docker
2 43 (1.56%) VMware Infrastructure
3 31 (1.12%) KVM
4 16 (0.58%) HDFS
5 15 (0.54%) Firmware
6 13 (0.47%) Active Directory
7 12 (0.43%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.29%) Virtual Machines
9 6 (0.22%) Varnish
10 5 (0.18%) etcd
11 4 (0.14%) Hyper-V
11 4 (0.14%) LXC
11 4 (0.14%) VirtualBox
11 4 (0.14%) Xen
12 2 (0.072%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.072%) XenApp
13 1 (0.036%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.036%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.036%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.036%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 97 (3.51%) Opscode Chef
2 94 (3.40%) Puppet
3 81 (2.93%) Ansible
4 36 (1.30%) Kubernetes
5 18 (0.65%) Terraform
6 10 (0.36%) Consul
6 10 (0.36%) HP Quality Center
6 10 (0.36%) Mesos
6 10 (0.36%) Nagios
7 7 (0.25%) EnCase
7 7 (0.25%) logstash
7 7 (0.25%) Salt
8 6 (0.22%) Kibana
9 5 (0.18%) Docker Swarm
10 4 (0.14%) Graylog
10 4 (0.14%) Riemann
10 4 (0.14%) rkt
10 4 (0.14%) SCOM
10 4 (0.14%) vRealize
11 3 (0.11%) Nessus
Vendors
1 222 (8.03%) Oracle
2 124 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 108 (3.91%) Google
4 52 (1.88%) Red Hat
5 46 (1.66%) Sybase
6 45 (1.63%) VMware
7 39 (1.41%) SAP
8 35 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
9 28 (1.01%) Splunk
9 28 (1.01%) TIBCO
10 23 (0.83%) IBM
11 22 (0.80%) Solace
12 19 (0.69%) Cisco
13 18 (0.65%) Intel
14 17 (0.61%) Altova
14 17 (0.61%) Apple
15 16 (0.58%) HP
15 16 (0.58%) ILOG
15 16 (0.58%) Marketo
16 14 (0.51%) Xilinx
West London
Client Server
Salary: £40k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
City, London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum + Impressive Package!
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 9 hours ago
East London
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
East London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum + Impressive Package & Benefits
Posted: 6 hours ago
Central London / West End
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Kingston Upon Thames, Surrey
Client Server
Salary: £60k to £75k + options + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
East London
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 45,000
Posted: 5 hours ago
City, London
Venturi
Salary: £0.00 per annum + Competitive Salary
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £50,000 to £95,000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
South West London
set2recruit
Salary: Unspecified £37k - £45k + Benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £46167 - £54561 per annum + Perks
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £85k to £100k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
Harrington Starr
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits + Training
Posted: 4 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Salary
Posted: Yesterday
South East London
Client Server
Salary: £55k to £70k + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
Durlston Partners
Salary: From £40,000 to £70,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
London
McGregor Boyall
Posted: 10 hours ago
Twickenham, Middlesex
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Central London / West End
Mayson Hunt
Salary: From £25,000 to £32,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £40000 - £90000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £28 - £50 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Client Server
Salary: £70k to £80k + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: Yesterday
North West London
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday