Period
to 19 August 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 19 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
19 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 74 68 57
Rank change year-on-year -6 -11 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2987 3383 4052
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.04% 4.19% 4.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.31% 7.70% 8.70%
Number of salaries quoted 2321 2989 3335
London median annual salary £62,500 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.85% - +8.33%
10th Percentile £33,750 £32,500 £35,000
90th Percentile £110,000 £107,500 £100,000
England median annual salary £45,750 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year -3.68% - +5.56%

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 40868 43943 46562
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 55.24% 54.42% 52.48%
Number of salaries quoted 32899 38772 39954
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 £85,000 £82,500
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 19 August 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 19 August 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 -9 505 £65,000 - 98
West London +1 181 £50,000 - 13
South London +9 43 £37,500 -6.25% 6
East London +2 34 £72,500 -14.71% 6
North London -5 15 £37,500 -25.00%
C++
England

For the 6 months to 19 August 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 1624 (54.37%) Java
2 1308 (43.79%) Python
3 1276 (42.72%) Finance
4 1001 (33.51%) Linux
5 930 (31.13%) C#
6 843 (28.22%) Degree
7 760 (25.44%) Computer Science
8 757 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
9 738 (24.71%) Software Engineering
10 697 (23.33%) SQL
11 654 (21.89%) C
12 590 (19.75%) Banking
13 529 (17.71%) OO
14 454 (15.20%) Windows
15 434 (14.53%) Unix
16 421 (14.09%) Investment Banking
17 417 (13.96%) Front Office
18 407 (13.63%) JavaScript
19 394 (13.19%) Mathematics
20 390 (13.06%) Algorithms
21 355 (11.88%) .NET
22 348 (11.65%) Analytics
23 347 (11.62%) Low Latency
24 338 (11.32%) SDLC
25 332 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
26 322 (10.78%) Multithreading
27 321 (10.75%) Computer Science Degree
28 313 (10.48%) Derivative
29 299 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
30 298 (9.98%) Oracle

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
1 131 (4.39%) Apache Spark
2 111 (3.72%) Tomcat
3 93 (3.11%) Apache
4 46 (1.54%) Confluence
5 42 (1.41%) WebLogic
6 38 (1.27%) OpenStack
7 35 (1.17%) DataSynapse
7 35 (1.17%) JBoss
8 33 (1.10%) WebSphere
9 29 (0.97%) Ethereum
10 28 (0.94%) Hyperledger
11 23 (0.77%) SAS
12 20 (0.67%) Elasticsearch
13 17 (0.57%) eris
14 16 (0.54%) IIS
15 14 (0.47%) Oracle SOA Suite
16 13 (0.44%) nginx
17 9 (0.30%) Apache Solr
18 7 (0.23%) Drupal
18 7 (0.23%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 71 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 21 (0.70%) Spreadsheet
3 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Office
4 10 (0.33%) SPSS
5 9 (0.30%) Stata
6 7 (0.23%) Chatbot
7 5 (0.17%) MS Visio
8 4 (0.13%) FrameMaker
8 4 (0.13%) Microsoft PowerPoint
8 4 (0.13%) Weka
9 3 (0.10%) Autodesk Inventor
9 3 (0.10%) GNU Octave
9 3 (0.10%) Mathcad
9 3 (0.10%) Maya
9 3 (0.10%) Photoshop
9 3 (0.10%) Siemens NX
9 3 (0.10%) Simulink
9 3 (0.10%) Solid Edge
10 2 (0.067%) Adobe Illustrator
11 1 (0.033%) InDesign
Business Applications
1 20 (0.67%) MetaTrader
2 18 (0.60%) Summit
3 14 (0.47%) Dynamics CRM
4 10 (0.33%) Dynamics AX
5 9 (0.30%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 6 (0.20%) ION MarketView
7 5 (0.17%) NetSuite
7 5 (0.17%) thinkFolio
8 4 (0.13%) Relativity
9 3 (0.10%) Dynamics NAV
10 2 (0.067%) Advent Geneva
10 2 (0.067%) Endur
10 2 (0.067%) Front Arena
10 2 (0.067%) Oracle TCA
10 2 (0.067%) SAP Hybris
11 1 (0.033%) Bloomberg TOMS
11 1 (0.033%) Capstone
11 1 (0.033%) Eikon
11 1 (0.033%) OpenLink RightAngle
11 1 (0.033%) Temenos T24
Cloud Services
1 177 (5.93%) Amazon AWS
2 102 (3.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 67 (2.24%) GitHub
4 47 (1.57%) Google Cloud Platform
5 44 (1.47%) Cloud Computing
6 41 (1.37%) SaaS
7 21 (0.70%) PaaS
8 20 (0.67%) OpenShift
9 18 (0.60%) Office 365
10 17 (0.57%) Force.com
11 16 (0.54%) IaaS
12 14 (0.47%) Amazon EC2
12 14 (0.47%) iTunes
13 13 (0.44%) Slack
14 12 (0.40%) FinancialForce.com
14 12 (0.40%) G Suite
15 11 (0.37%) AWS CloudFormation
15 11 (0.37%) Salesforce Service Cloud
16 10 (0.33%) Amazon S3
17 9 (0.30%) Loggly
Communications & Networking
1 120 (4.02%) TCP/IP
2 87 (2.91%) HTTP
3 74 (2.48%) InfiniBand
4 71 (2.38%) Internet
5 61 (2.04%) Ethernet
6 40 (1.34%) Broadband
7 31 (1.04%) Firewall
8 30 (1.00%) Multicast
9 29 (0.97%) DNS
10 23 (0.77%) VPN
11 16 (0.54%) Unicast
12 15 (0.50%) DHCP
12 15 (0.50%) IPsec
12 15 (0.50%) Network Security
13 14 (0.47%) Wireless
14 12 (0.40%) SSH
14 12 (0.40%) VoIP
15 11 (0.37%) Bluetooth
16 10 (0.33%) Wireshark
17 9 (0.30%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 261 (8.74%) SQL Server
2 166 (5.56%) Hadoop
3 150 (5.02%) Big Data
3 150 (5.02%) Relational Database
4 143 (4.79%) NoSQL
5 120 (4.02%) MySQL
6 93 (3.11%) MongoDB
7 73 (2.44%) RDBMS
8 72 (2.41%) Data Warehouse
8 72 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
9 64 (2.14%) Apache Cassandra
9 64 (2.14%) OLAP
9 64 (2.14%) Oracle OLAP
10 63 (2.11%) Redis
11 51 (1.71%) Blockchain
12 36 (1.21%) Data Mining
13 30 (1.00%) KDB
14 27 (0.90%) Apache Hive
14 27 (0.90%) SQL Server 2014
15 26 (0.87%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 215 (7.20%) Git (software)
2 185 (6.19%) Jenkins
3 117 (3.92%) JIRA
4 109 (3.65%) Subversion
5 108 (3.62%) Visual Studio
6 65 (2.18%) Selenium
7 63 (2.11%) Mercurial
8 61 (2.04%) TeamCity
9 51 (1.71%) Cucumber
10 47 (1.57%) JUnit
11 42 (1.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 39 (1.31%) GCC
13 37 (1.24%) Bitbucket
14 36 (1.21%) Maven
15 35 (1.17%) GoogleTest
16 34 (1.14%) Android Studio
16 34 (1.14%) NUnit
16 34 (1.14%) SoapUI
17 32 (1.07%) Xcode
18 29 (0.97%) LabVIEW
General
1 1276 (42.72%) Finance
2 590 (19.75%) Banking
3 421 (14.09%) Investment Banking
4 417 (13.96%) Front Office
5 284 (9.51%) Retail
6 216 (7.23%) Retail Banking
7 182 (6.09%) Games
8 157 (5.26%) Telecoms
9 80 (2.68%) Marketing
10 59 (1.98%) Electronics
11 55 (1.84%) Financial Institution
12 52 (1.74%) Back Office
13 43 (1.44%) Aerospace
14 42 (1.41%) Publishing
15 40 (1.34%) Automotive
15 40 (1.34%) Manufacturing
16 37 (1.24%) Legal
17 24 (0.80%) Advertising
18 18 (0.60%) Billing
19 11 (0.37%) Military
Job Titles
1 1641 (54.94%) Developer
2 721 (24.14%) C++ Developer
3 431 (14.43%) Software Engineer
4 257 (8.60%) Senior Developer
5 212 (7.10%) Python Developer
6 203 (6.80%) C++ Software Engineer
7 202 (6.76%) C# Developer
7 202 (6.76%) Software Developer
8 193 (6.46%) Java Developer
9 158 (5.29%) Quantitative Developer
10 148 (4.95%) Analyst
11 142 (4.75%) Graduate
12 138 (4.62%) C++ Software Developer
13 124 (4.15%) Architect
14 94 (3.15%) Junior
15 89 (2.98%) C++/C# Developer
15 89 (2.98%) Senior C++ Developer
16 84 (2.81%) Graduate Developer
17 82 (2.75%) DevOps Engineer
18 74 (2.48%) Market Data Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 355 (11.88%) .NET
2 262 (8.77%) HTML
3 186 (6.23%) STL
4 161 (5.39%) XML
5 150 (5.02%) CSS
6 116 (3.88%) RESTful
6 116 (3.88%) Web Services
7 111 (3.72%) AngularJS
8 98 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 97 (3.25%) HTML5
10 94 (3.15%) Node.js
11 91 (3.05%) .NET Framework
12 90 (3.01%) REST
13 79 (2.64%) JSON
14 78 (2.61%) React
15 76 (2.54%) ASP.NET
16 73 (2.44%) Kafka
16 73 (2.44%) WPF
17 72 (2.41%) OpenGL
18 70 (2.34%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 760 (25.44%) Computer Science
2 390 (13.06%) Algorithms
3 332 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 313 (10.48%) Derivative
5 297 (9.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 225 (7.53%) Fintech
7 198 (6.63%) Data Structures
8 165 (5.52%) Equities
9 152 (5.09%) Enterprise Software
10 134 (4.49%) Hedge funds
11 117 (3.92%) Greenfield Project
12 96 (3.21%) Fixed Income
13 78 (2.61%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
14 71 (2.38%) Device Driver
14 71 (2.38%) Mobile App
15 55 (1.84%) Market Risk
16 54 (1.81%) User Experience
17 53 (1.77%) Linux Command Line
18 50 (1.67%) Management Information System
19 42 (1.41%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 1001 (33.51%) Linux
2 454 (15.20%) Windows
3 434 (14.53%) Unix
4 189 (6.33%) Android
5 165 (5.52%) Apple iOS
6 24 (0.80%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 22 (0.74%) CentOS
8 17 (0.57%) Windows Mobile
9 16 (0.54%) Solaris
10 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
11 11 (0.37%) Mac OS X
11 11 (0.37%) Windows Server
12 9 (0.30%) Debian
13 8 (0.27%) VMS
14 7 (0.23%) Ubuntu
14 7 (0.23%) Windows Server 2012
15 6 (0.20%) Windows Phone
16 5 (0.17%) CoreOS
16 5 (0.17%) Mac OS
16 5 (0.17%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 757 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
2 738 (24.71%) Software Engineering
3 529 (17.71%) OO
4 394 (13.19%) Mathematics
5 348 (11.65%) Analytics
6 347 (11.62%) Low Latency
7 338 (11.32%) SDLC
8 322 (10.78%) Multithreading
9 299 (10.01%) Continuous Integration
10 268 (8.97%) Machine Learning
10 268 (8.97%) TDD
11 258 (8.64%) Asset Management
12 255 (8.54%) DevOps
13 253 (8.47%) OOP
14 244 (8.17%) Scrum
14 244 (8.17%) Test Automation
15 219 (7.33%) Wealth Management
16 212 (7.10%) Open Source
17 197 (6.60%) Physics
18 161 (5.39%) Risk Management
Programming Languages
1 1624 (54.37%) Java
2 1308 (43.79%) Python
3 930 (31.13%) C#
4 697 (23.33%) SQL
5 654 (21.89%) C
6 407 (13.63%) JavaScript
7 229 (7.67%) Perl
8 198 (6.63%) Scala
9 167 (5.59%) Ruby
10 164 (5.49%) Shell Script
11 160 (5.36%) PHP
12 157 (5.26%) R
13 104 (3.48%) Go
14 80 (2.68%) PL/SQL
15 79 (2.64%) VBA
16 77 (2.58%) Objective-C
17 76 (2.54%) MATLAB
18 62 (2.08%) Bash Shell
19 60 (2.01%) VB
20 48 (1.61%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 843 (28.22%) Degree
2 321 (10.75%) Computer Science Degree
3 203 (6.80%) PhD
4 94 (3.15%) Master's Degree
5 79 (2.64%) Numerate Degree
6 39 (1.31%) Security Cleared
7 25 (0.84%) DV Cleared
8 18 (0.60%) ISEB
8 18 (0.60%) ISTQB
9 17 (0.57%) PMI Certification
10 14 (0.47%) CISM
11 12 (0.40%) Microsoft Certification
12 10 (0.33%) CEH
12 10 (0.33%) CISSP
13 8 (0.27%) CISA
13 8 (0.27%) MCSE
13 8 (0.27%) RHCA
13 8 (0.27%) SANS
14 7 (0.23%) Postgraduate
15 6 (0.20%) PMP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 225 (7.53%) QA
2 14 (0.47%) MiFID
3 13 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 9 (0.30%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 6 (0.20%) MISRA
6 5 (0.17%) COBIT
7 4 (0.13%) Dodd-Frank
7 4 (0.13%) EMIR
8 2 (0.067%) DO-178B
8 2 (0.067%) GCP
8 2 (0.067%) ISO/IEC 12207
8 2 (0.067%) MISRA C
9 1 (0.033%) Basel III
System Software
1 150 (5.02%) Docker
2 33 (1.10%) Active Directory
3 21 (0.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 19 (0.64%) Firmware
5 14 (0.47%) Virtual Machines
6 13 (0.44%) HDFS
7 10 (0.33%) Apache Flume
7 10 (0.33%) Apache ZooKeeper
8 8 (0.27%) KVM
8 8 (0.27%) Varnish
8 8 (0.27%) VirtualBox
9 6 (0.20%) etcd
10 5 (0.17%) LXC
11 3 (0.10%) Hyper-V
11 3 (0.10%) Xen
11 3 (0.10%) XenApp
12 2 (0.067%) iptables
13 1 (0.033%) GPFS
13 1 (0.033%) Virtual Desktop
13 1 (0.033%) Virtual Servers
Systems Management
1 103 (3.45%) Ansible
1 103 (3.45%) Puppet
2 87 (2.91%) Opscode Chef
3 81 (2.71%) Kubernetes
4 17 (0.57%) Mesos
5 16 (0.54%) Salt
5 16 (0.54%) Terraform
6 10 (0.33%) Nagios
7 8 (0.27%) Consul
7 8 (0.27%) HP Quality Center
8 6 (0.20%) logstash
8 6 (0.20%) SCOM
9 5 (0.17%) Kibana
9 5 (0.17%) Nessus
9 5 (0.17%) ZABBIX
10 4 (0.13%) EnCase
10 4 (0.13%) Grafana
10 4 (0.13%) Graphite
10 4 (0.13%) Hadoop YARN
10 4 (0.13%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 298 (9.98%) Oracle
2 128 (4.29%) Microsoft
3 122 (4.08%) Google
4 52 (1.74%) SAP
5 50 (1.67%) Salesforce.com
6 47 (1.57%) IBM
7 46 (1.54%) Red Hat
8 32 (1.07%) Sybase
9 28 (0.94%) Apple
9 28 (0.94%) TIBCO
10 27 (0.90%) VMware
11 25 (0.84%) Splunk
12 20 (0.67%) Bloomberg
12 20 (0.67%) Reuters
13 17 (0.57%) HP
14 16 (0.54%) Cognizant
15 15 (0.50%) CQG
15 15 (0.50%) Facebook
16 14 (0.47%) Tableau
17 12 (0.40%) Cisco