Period
to 22 January 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 22 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
22 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 83 65 55
Rank change year-on-year -18 -10 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2,673 3,023 4,245
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 3.83% 4.33% 4.99%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.92% 7.93% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 2,097 2,510 3,628
London median annual salary £65,000 £62,500 £67,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% -7.41% +8.00%
10th Percentile £35,000 £33,750 £36,250
90th Percentile £115,000 £110,000 £105,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 38,627 38,108 45,722
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 55.27% 54.59% 53.79%
Number of salaries quoted 31,723 33,373 39,703
London median annual salary £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +1.85%
10th Percentile £36,250 £35,000 £34,000
90th Percentile £90,000 £87,500 £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 January 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 22 January 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 -12 527 £70,000 - 118
West London +26 124 £52,500 +16.67% 75
East London +1 45 £50,000 +3.09% 22
South London -31 43 £40,000 -3.03% 12
North London -10 6 £30,000 -14.29% 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 22 January 2018, 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 1,490 (55.74%) Java
2 1,312 (49.08%) Python
3 1,053 (39.39%) Finance
4 925 (34.61%) C#
5 833 (31.16%) Linux
6 737 (27.57%) Degree
7 694 (25.96%) Software Engineering
8 683 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
9 667 (24.95%) Computer Science
10 635 (23.76%) C
11 622 (23.27%) SQL
12 489 (18.29%) Banking
13 458 (17.13%) Mathematics
14 452 (16.91%) JavaScript
15 419 (15.68%) Unix
16 388 (14.52%) .NET
17 379 (14.18%) OO
18 353 (13.21%) Algorithms
19 350 (13.09%) Windows
20 327 (12.23%) Investment Banking
21 309 (11.56%) Multithreading
22 308 (11.52%) Machine Learning
23 289 (10.81%) Scrum
24 283 (10.59%) TDD
25 282 (10.55%) Front Office
26 276 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
27 271 (10.14%) Analytics
28 259 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
29 257 (9.61%) Test Automation
30 255 (9.54%) Computer Science Degree

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
1 117 (4.38%) Apache Spark
2 92 (3.44%) Apache
3 48 (1.80%) Tomcat
4 42 (1.57%) Confluence
5 36 (1.35%) Ethereum
6 29 (1.08%) DataSynapse
7 28 (1.05%) Hyperledger
8 24 (0.90%) WebSphere
9 22 (0.82%) Elasticsearch
9 22 (0.82%) SAS
10 20 (0.75%) nginx
11 15 (0.56%) Apache Pig
11 15 (0.56%) OpenStack
12 14 (0.52%) eris
13 11 (0.41%) SharePoint
14 8 (0.30%) CMS
14 8 (0.30%) Oracle SOA Suite
14 8 (0.30%) WebLogic
15 7 (0.26%) Oracle Coherence
16 6 (0.22%) JBoss
Applications
1 29 (1.08%) Microsoft Excel
2 16 (0.60%) SPSS
3 9 (0.34%) MS Visio
4 8 (0.30%) Mathematica
5 6 (0.22%) Microsoft Office
5 6 (0.22%) Simulink
6 5 (0.19%) FrameMaker
6 5 (0.19%) Microsoft PowerPoint
7 4 (0.15%) Chatbot
7 4 (0.15%) CPLEX
7 4 (0.15%) Doxygen
7 4 (0.15%) GNU Octave
7 4 (0.15%) InfoPath
7 4 (0.15%) Maple
8 3 (0.11%) Adobe Illustrator
8 3 (0.11%) Photoshop
8 3 (0.11%) Spreadsheet
8 3 (0.11%) XMetaL
9 2 (0.075%) Adobe Creative Suite
10 1 (0.037%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 14 (0.52%) MultiChain
2 13 (0.49%) MetaTrader
3 8 (0.30%) RMDS
4 7 (0.26%) Distributed Ledger
5 6 (0.22%) Dynamics AX
5 6 (0.22%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 5 (0.19%) Oracle EBS
7 4 (0.15%) Oracle TCA
7 4 (0.15%) Payment Gateway
7 4 (0.15%) Summit
8 3 (0.11%) Concordance
8 3 (0.11%) Magento
8 3 (0.11%) Oracle BPM
8 3 (0.11%) Relativity
8 3 (0.11%) Ringtail
8 3 (0.11%) Ripple
9 2 (0.075%) Bloomberg AIM
9 2 (0.075%) Dynamics CRM
9 2 (0.075%) Eze OMS
9 2 (0.075%) FastStats
Cloud Services
1 157 (5.87%) Amazon AWS
2 75 (2.81%) Microsoft Azure
3 56 (2.10%) GitHub
4 53 (1.98%) SaaS
5 39 (1.46%) Cloud Computing
6 31 (1.16%) Google Cloud Platform
7 29 (1.08%) Slack
8 17 (0.64%) PaaS
9 16 (0.60%) Amazon Kinesis
10 15 (0.56%) Trello
11 12 (0.45%) Amazon EC2
11 12 (0.45%) OpenShift
12 11 (0.41%) IBM Cloud
12 11 (0.41%) Office 365
13 10 (0.37%) Bluemix
13 10 (0.37%) G Suite
13 10 (0.37%) IaaS
14 8 (0.30%) Loggly
14 8 (0.30%) npm
14 8 (0.30%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 96 (3.59%) TCP/IP
2 54 (2.02%) HTTP
3 52 (1.95%) Internet
4 49 (1.83%) InfiniBand
5 47 (1.76%) Ethernet
6 37 (1.38%) Broadband
7 32 (1.20%) Wireless
8 22 (0.82%) Firewall
9 20 (0.75%) DNS
10 17 (0.64%) SSL
10 17 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
11 14 (0.52%) DVB
11 14 (0.52%) Multicast
12 12 (0.45%) VPN
12 12 (0.45%) ZigBee
13 11 (0.41%) Network Security
13 11 (0.41%) VoIP
14 10 (0.37%) Intrusion Detection
14 10 (0.37%) SSH
15 8 (0.30%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 202 (7.56%) Big Data
2 161 (6.02%) SQL Server
3 154 (5.76%) NoSQL
4 146 (5.46%) Relational Database
5 140 (5.24%) Hadoop
6 122 (4.56%) MySQL
7 103 (3.85%) MongoDB
8 81 (3.03%) Blockchain
9 66 (2.47%) RDBMS
10 64 (2.39%) PostgreSQL
11 58 (2.17%) Data Warehouse
12 52 (1.95%) OLAP
12 52 (1.95%) Oracle OLAP
13 47 (1.76%) Apache Cassandra
14 42 (1.57%) Apache Hive
15 38 (1.42%) KDB
16 34 (1.27%) SQL Server 2014
17 33 (1.23%) HBase
18 29 (1.08%) Redis
19 26 (0.97%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 166 (6.21%) Git (software)
2 135 (5.05%) Jenkins
3 112 (4.19%) JIRA
4 84 (3.14%) Selenium
5 60 (2.24%) TeamCity
6 55 (2.06%) Subversion
7 54 (2.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 49 (1.83%) Visual Studio
9 46 (1.72%) NUnit
10 42 (1.57%) Maven
11 41 (1.53%) Cucumber
12 40 (1.50%) JUnit
13 37 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
14 34 (1.27%) GCC
14 34 (1.27%) Rhino Mocks
15 28 (1.05%) CMake
15 28 (1.05%) Gradle
16 26 (0.97%) Appium
17 25 (0.94%) Jasmine
18 24 (0.90%) MSBuild
General
1 1,053 (39.39%) Finance
2 489 (18.29%) Banking
3 327 (12.23%) Investment Banking
4 282 (10.55%) Front Office
5 220 (8.23%) Games
6 159 (5.95%) Retail Banking
7 110 (4.12%) Retail
8 102 (3.82%) Telecoms
9 87 (3.25%) Financial Institution
10 50 (1.87%) Marketing
11 48 (1.80%) Electronics
12 44 (1.65%) Publishing
13 41 (1.53%) Advertising
14 32 (1.20%) Back Office
15 26 (0.97%) Legal
16 25 (0.94%) Aerospace
17 19 (0.71%) Automotive
18 18 (0.67%) Manufacturing
19 12 (0.45%) Pharmaceutical
20 9 (0.34%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 1,465 (54.81%) Developer
2 557 (20.84%) C++ Developer
3 354 (13.24%) Software Engineer
4 246 (9.20%) Senior Developer
5 235 (8.79%) Software Developer
6 207 (7.74%) Python Developer
7 190 (7.11%) Java Developer
8 185 (6.92%) C# Developer
9 150 (5.61%) Quantitative Developer
10 137 (5.13%) Graduate
11 135 (5.05%) C++ Software Engineer
12 122 (4.56%) Analyst
13 95 (3.55%) Games Developer
14 93 (3.48%) C++ Software Developer
14 93 (3.48%) Graduate Developer
15 82 (3.07%) Data Scientist
16 80 (2.99%) C++/C# Developer
17 79 (2.96%) Java Engineer
18 75 (2.81%) Architect
19 71 (2.66%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 388 (14.52%) .NET
2 248 (9.28%) HTML
3 165 (6.17%) AngularJS
4 145 (5.42%) CSS
5 137 (5.13%) STL
6 125 (4.68%) HTML5
7 123 (4.60%) React
8 110 (4.12%) REST
9 106 (3.97%) Node.js
10 98 (3.67%) Web Services
11 91 (3.40%) XML
12 89 (3.33%) ASP.NET
12 89 (3.33%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 83 (3.11%) Kafka
14 79 (2.96%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 76 (2.84%) WPF
16 74 (2.77%) Django
17 72 (2.69%) ASP.NET MVC
18 66 (2.47%) Spring
19 65 (2.43%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 667 (24.95%) Computer Science
2 353 (13.21%) Algorithms
3 259 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
4 241 (9.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 224 (8.38%) Fintech
6 163 (6.10%) Greenfield Project
7 160 (5.99%) Data Structures
7 160 (5.99%) Derivative
8 138 (5.16%) Equities
9 132 (4.94%) Enterprise Software
10 125 (4.68%) Hedge funds
11 107 (4.00%) Fixed Income
12 55 (2.06%) Mobile App
13 53 (1.98%) Market Risk
14 52 (1.95%) Client/Server
15 45 (1.68%) Linux Command Line
16 44 (1.65%) User Experience
17 43 (1.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
18 42 (1.57%) Management Information System
19 35 (1.31%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 833 (31.16%) Linux
2 419 (15.68%) Unix
3 350 (13.09%) Windows
4 121 (4.53%) Android
5 102 (3.82%) Apple iOS
6 22 (0.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 19 (0.71%) Solaris
8 18 (0.67%) Windows Phone
9 17 (0.64%) Nucleus RTOS
10 12 (0.45%) CentOS
11 11 (0.41%) Embedded Linux
12 10 (0.37%) Mac OS X
13 9 (0.34%) Debian
14 8 (0.30%) CoreOS
14 8 (0.30%) Robot Operating System
14 8 (0.30%) SUSE
15 7 (0.26%) Ubuntu
15 7 (0.26%) VMS
16 6 (0.22%) Windows 8
17 4 (0.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 694 (25.96%) Software Engineering
2 683 (25.55%) Agile Software Development
3 458 (17.13%) Mathematics
4 379 (14.18%) OO
5 309 (11.56%) Multithreading
6 308 (11.52%) Machine Learning
7 289 (10.81%) Scrum
8 283 (10.59%) TDD
9 276 (10.33%) Continuous Integration
10 271 (10.14%) Analytics
11 257 (9.61%) Test Automation
12 232 (8.68%) SDLC
13 231 (8.64%) Low Latency
14 211 (7.89%) Physics
15 210 (7.86%) OOP
16 187 (7.00%) Open Source
17 178 (6.66%) DevOps
18 175 (6.55%) Asset Management
19 174 (6.51%) Risk Management
20 152 (5.69%) Wealth Management
Programming Languages
1 1,490 (55.74%) Java
2 1,312 (49.08%) Python
3 925 (34.61%) C#
4 635 (23.76%) C
5 622 (23.27%) SQL
6 452 (16.91%) JavaScript
7 204 (7.63%) Scala
8 199 (7.44%) R
9 196 (7.33%) PHP
10 195 (7.30%) Perl
11 151 (5.65%) Shell Script
12 138 (5.16%) Ruby
13 132 (4.94%) MATLAB
14 91 (3.40%) Go
15 71 (2.66%) PL/SQL
16 66 (2.47%) Bash Shell
17 51 (1.91%) Embedded C++
18 50 (1.87%) Embedded C
18 50 (1.87%) PowerShell
19 49 (1.83%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 737 (27.57%) Degree
2 255 (9.54%) Computer Science Degree
3 175 (6.55%) PhD
4 86 (3.22%) Master's Degree
5 56 (2.10%) Numerate Degree
6 40 (1.50%) Security Cleared
7 28 (1.05%) SANS
8 23 (0.86%) SC Cleared
9 17 (0.64%) CISSP
10 14 (0.52%) GIAC
11 13 (0.49%) ISTQB
12 12 (0.45%) CEH
13 11 (0.41%) Microsoft Certification
14 10 (0.37%) CISM
14 10 (0.37%) DV Cleared
15 9 (0.34%) CHECK Team Leader
16 8 (0.30%) GPEN
16 8 (0.30%) OSCP
17 7 (0.26%) MCSE
18 6 (0.22%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 193 (7.22%) QA
2 21 (0.79%) MiFID
3 13 (0.49%) Dodd-Frank
3 13 (0.49%) EMIR
4 11 (0.41%) MISRA
5 6 (0.22%) MISRA C
6 5 (0.19%) GCP
7 4 (0.15%) COBIT
7 4 (0.15%) OIPF
8 3 (0.11%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
8 3 (0.11%) Sarbanes-Oxley
8 3 (0.11%) SLA
9 2 (0.075%) Basel III
9 2 (0.075%) ISO/IEC 27001
10 1 (0.037%) Data Quality
10 1 (0.037%) DO-178B
10 1 (0.037%) ISO/IEC 12207
System Software
1 142 (5.31%) Docker
2 26 (0.97%) Firmware
3 14 (0.52%) Apache Flume
4 13 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
5 11 (0.41%) HDFS
6 9 (0.34%) Active Directory
6 9 (0.34%) VirtualBox
7 7 (0.26%) Virtual Machines
8 6 (0.22%) vSphere
9 5 (0.19%) Kamailio
10 3 (0.11%) Xen
11 2 (0.075%) etcd
11 2 (0.075%) iptables
11 2 (0.075%) NFS
11 2 (0.075%) Samba
11 2 (0.075%) VMware ESXi
11 2 (0.075%) VMware NSX
11 2 (0.075%) XenApp
12 1 (0.037%) IAG
12 1 (0.037%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 60 (2.24%) Ansible
2 54 (2.02%) Kubernetes
3 52 (1.95%) Puppet
4 42 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
5 20 (0.75%) Salt
6 13 (0.49%) Nagios
7 10 (0.37%) Terraform
7 10 (0.37%) ZABBIX
8 8 (0.30%) Mesos
9 7 (0.26%) Hadoop YARN
9 7 (0.26%) Nessus
10 6 (0.22%) ITRS Geneos
11 5 (0.19%) Nmap
12 4 (0.15%) BladeLogic
12 4 (0.15%) Consul
12 4 (0.15%) Control-M
12 4 (0.15%) Rancher
12 4 (0.15%) systemd
12 4 (0.15%) vCenter Server
13 3 (0.11%) Packer
Vendors
1 242 (9.05%) Oracle
2 104 (3.89%) Microsoft
3 85 (3.18%) Google
4 43 (1.61%) IBM
5 37 (1.38%) TIBCO
6 34 (1.27%) Red Hat
7 26 (0.97%) Sybase
8 25 (0.94%) Splunk
9 24 (0.90%) Apple
10 21 (0.79%) Salesforce.com
11 18 (0.67%) VMware
12 16 (0.60%) RedGate
12 16 (0.60%) Sun
13 15 (0.56%) Atlassian
13 15 (0.56%) Reuters
14 14 (0.52%) CA
14 14 (0.52%) Monax
15 13 (0.49%) Bloomberg
16 12 (0.45%) HP
16 12 (0.45%) Solace