Period
to 24 February 2021

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 24 February 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > London
6 months to
24 Feb 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 93 93 65
Rank change year-on-year 0 -28 +18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 957 1,766 2,632
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in London 3.48% 3.49% 4.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.72% 6.22% 7.44%
Number of salaries quoted 865 1,553 2,399
Median annual salary £75,000 £80,000 £70,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +14.29% +7.69%
10th Percentile £48,750 £41,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £140,000 £152,500 £115,000
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% - +10.00%

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 16,738 28,407 35,395
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 60.79% 56.17% 57.20%
Number of salaries quoted 14,214 23,859 29,953
Median annual salary £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.70% +3.85% +8.33%
10th Percentile £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
90th Percentile £105,000 £105,000 £95,000
England median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year +4.55% +4.76% +5.00%

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 24 February 2021.

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 24 February 2021. 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 -36 145 £82,500 +10.00% 102
South London +12 25 £57,750 +32.00% 7
West London +33 22 £60,000 -2.04% 48
East London +20 12 £72,500 +70.59% 21
C++
England

For the 6 months to 24 February 2021, 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++.

1 481 (50.26%) Python
2 377 (39.39%) C#
2 377 (39.39%) Finance
3 374 (39.08%) Java
4 285 (29.78%) Software Engineering
5 253 (26.44%) Linux
6 241 (25.18%) SQL
7 227 (23.72%) C
8 208 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
9 206 (21.53%) AWS
10 164 (17.14%) JavaScript
11 147 (15.36%) Front Office
12 145 (15.15%) Degree
13 141 (14.73%) Hedge funds
14 140 (14.63%) Azure
15 137 (14.32%) Algorithms
16 135 (14.11%) DevOps
16 135 (14.11%) Computer Science
17 134 (14.00%) .NET
18 127 (13.27%) Analytics
19 116 (12.12%) Fintech
20 103 (10.76%) .NET Core
21 101 (10.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
22 100 (10.45%) Mathematics
23 97 (10.14%) Test Automation
23 97 (10.14%) Derivative
24 92 (9.61%) React
24 92 (9.61%) Low Latency
25 91 (9.51%) Games
25 91 (9.51%) Banking

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 37 (3.87%) SAS
2 16 (1.67%) Apache Spark
3 14 (1.46%) Confluence
4 11 (1.15%) Ethereum
5 9 (0.94%) Apache Pig
5 9 (0.94%) Elasticsearch
6 5 (0.52%) Apache
6 5 (0.52%) JBoss
7 4 (0.42%) Hyperledger
7 4 (0.42%) Tornado
8 3 (0.31%) CMS
9 2 (0.21%) Adobe Experience Manager
9 2 (0.21%) Apache Airflow
9 2 (0.21%) Luigi
10 1 (0.10%) GlassFish
10 1 (0.10%) OpenStack
10 1 (0.10%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (0.84%) Microsoft Excel
1 8 (0.84%) SPSS
2 2 (0.21%) Maya
2 2 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 1 (0.10%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.10%) Blender
3 1 (0.10%) MODO
3 1 (0.10%) Quicktime
3 1 (0.10%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (1.36%) Summit
2 4 (0.42%) Distributed Ledger
2 4 (0.42%) FINCAD Analytics
2 4 (0.42%) Sentinel
3 1 (0.10%) Academy Revenues and Benefits
Cloud Services
1 206 (21.53%) AWS
2 140 (14.63%) Azure
3 64 (6.69%) GCP
4 35 (3.66%) AWS CloudFormation
5 26 (2.72%) Serverless
6 21 (2.19%) GitHub
7 20 (2.09%) SaaS
8 18 (1.88%) AWS Lambda
9 17 (1.78%) Amazon EC2
10 14 (1.46%) Amazon S3
11 10 (1.04%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
11 10 (1.04%) PaaS
12 8 (0.84%) AWS Fargate
12 8 (0.84%) BrowserStack
12 8 (0.84%) CloudFront
12 8 (0.84%) IaaS
13 7 (0.73%) Salesforce Service Cloud
14 6 (0.63%) Boomi
14 6 (0.63%) Power Platform
14 6 (0.63%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (1.36%) Firewall
2 11 (1.15%) Internet
3 8 (0.84%) VoIP
4 7 (0.73%) Asterisk PBX
4 7 (0.73%) NAS
4 7 (0.73%) RTP
4 7 (0.73%) Wireless
5 4 (0.42%) Bluetooth
5 4 (0.42%) HTTP
5 4 (0.42%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (0.31%) RS-485
6 3 (0.31%) TCP/IP
6 3 (0.31%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.31%) Wireshark
6 3 (0.31%) ZigBee
7 2 (0.21%) Broadband
7 2 (0.21%) HTTPS
7 2 (0.21%) Intranet
7 2 (0.21%) LAN
7 2 (0.21%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (5.02%) Relational Database
2 47 (4.91%) Big Data
3 45 (4.70%) NoSQL
4 41 (4.28%) Redis
5 39 (4.08%) PostgreSQL
5 39 (4.08%) SQL Server
6 38 (3.97%) Blockchain
6 38 (3.97%) MongoDB
7 27 (2.82%) MySQL
8 25 (2.61%) Tableau
9 22 (2.30%) Amazon DynamoDB
10 21 (2.19%) QlikView
11 19 (1.99%) Hadoop
12 17 (1.78%) Apache Cassandra
13 13 (1.36%) Data Mining
13 13 (1.36%) KDB
13 13 (1.36%) Spotfire
14 11 (1.15%) Cosmos DB
15 10 (1.04%) Data Warehouse
16 8 (0.84%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 90 (9.40%) Git (software)
2 56 (5.85%) Jenkins
3 45 (4.70%) Subversion
4 25 (2.61%) JIRA
5 19 (1.99%) Visual Studio
6 15 (1.57%) GitLab
7 14 (1.46%) Selenium
8 12 (1.25%) CircleCI
9 11 (1.15%) JMeter
9 11 (1.15%) LoadRunner
10 9 (0.94%) TestRail
11 8 (0.84%) Cucumber
11 8 (0.84%) Cypress.io
11 8 (0.84%) git-flow
11 8 (0.84%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (0.73%) GCC
13 6 (0.63%) webpack
14 5 (0.52%) Eclipse
14 5 (0.52%) Metasploit
14 5 (0.52%) Storybook
General
1 377 (39.39%) Finance
2 147 (15.36%) Front Office
3 91 (9.51%) Banking
3 91 (9.51%) Games
4 53 (5.54%) Electronics
5 42 (4.39%) Marketing
6 40 (4.18%) Public Sector
7 36 (3.76%) Telecoms
8 30 (3.13%) Manufacturing
9 25 (2.61%) Financial Institution
10 20 (2.09%) Investment Banking
11 15 (1.57%) Back Office
12 11 (1.15%) Advertising
13 10 (1.04%) Law
13 10 (1.04%) Retail
14 7 (0.73%) Aerospace
14 7 (0.73%) Publishing
15 5 (0.52%) Automotive
16 3 (0.31%) Korean Language
17 2 (0.21%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 493 (51.52%) Developer
2 169 (17.66%) C++ Developer
3 125 (13.06%) Software Engineer
4 95 (9.93%) Senior Developer
5 86 (8.99%) Quantitative Developer
6 84 (8.78%) Python Developer
7 81 (8.46%) C# Developer
8 48 (5.02%) React Developer
9 41 (4.28%) Software Developer
10 39 (4.08%) Java Developer
11 38 (3.97%) Data Scientist
12 36 (3.76%) Front Office Developer
13 35 (3.66%) Senior Software Engineer
14 34 (3.55%) Python Engineer
15 32 (3.34%) C++ Software Engineer
15 32 (3.34%) Junior
16 29 (3.03%) C++ Quantitative Developer
17 28 (2.93%) .NET Developer
17 28 (2.93%) Architect
18 27 (2.82%) Pricing Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 134 (14.00%) .NET
2 103 (10.76%) .NET Core
3 92 (9.61%) React
4 90 (9.40%) Node.js
5 51 (5.33%) AngularJS
6 47 (4.91%) REST
6 47 (4.91%) Unreal Engine
7 45 (4.70%) CSS
8 39 (4.08%) HTML
9 36 (3.76%) Redux
10 34 (3.55%) Django
11 33 (3.45%) Web Services
12 32 (3.34%) Pandas
13 28 (2.93%) Vue.js
14 27 (2.82%) HTML5
15 25 (2.61%) RabbitMQ
15 25 (2.61%) TensorFlow
16 23 (2.40%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 21 (2.19%) CSS3
17 21 (2.19%) GraphQL
Miscellaneous
1 141 (14.73%) Hedge funds
2 137 (14.32%) Algorithms
3 101 (10.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 97 (10.14%) Derivative
5 80 (8.36%) Data Structures
6 78 (8.15%) Equities
7 67 (7.00%) Analytical Skills
8 65 (6.79%) Fixed Income
9 44 (4.60%) Enterprise Software
10 38 (3.97%) Virtual Team
11 37 (3.87%) Greenfield Project
12 36 (3.76%) Cloud Native
13 30 (3.13%) Market Risk
14 22 (2.30%) User Experience
15 20 (2.09%) Mobile App
16 17 (1.78%) Self-Motivation
17 15 (1.57%) Augmented Reality
17 15 (1.57%) Credit Risk
18 11 (1.15%) Animation
19 8 (0.84%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 253 (26.44%) Linux
2 87 (9.09%) Windows
3 46 (4.81%) Android
3 46 (4.81%) Unix
4 22 (2.30%) Apple iOS
5 7 (0.73%) CentOS
5 7 (0.73%) Debian
5 7 (0.73%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (0.63%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (0.31%) Kali Linux
7 3 (0.31%) VMS
8 2 (0.21%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.21%) Robot Operating System
9 1 (0.10%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 285 (29.78%) Software Engineering
2 208 (21.73%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (14.11%) Computer Science
3 135 (14.11%) DevOps
4 127 (13.27%) Analytics
5 116 (12.12%) Fintech
6 100 (10.45%) Mathematics
7 97 (10.14%) Test Automation
8 92 (9.61%) Low Latency
9 82 (8.57%) Machine Learning
10 77 (8.05%) SDLC
11 75 (7.84%) OO
12 71 (7.42%) Asset Management
13 70 (7.31%) TDD
14 69 (7.21%) Multithreading
15 68 (7.11%) Portfolio Management
16 67 (7.00%) Microservices
17 66 (6.90%) Unit Testing
18 63 (6.58%) Problem-Solving
19 62 (6.48%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 481 (50.26%) Python
2 377 (39.39%) C#
3 374 (39.08%) Java
4 241 (25.18%) SQL
5 227 (23.72%) C
6 164 (17.14%) JavaScript
7 75 (7.84%) Go
8 65 (6.79%) TypeScript
9 61 (6.37%) R
10 53 (5.54%) Kotlin
11 44 (4.60%) Rust
12 36 (3.76%) Scala
13 28 (2.93%) Perl
14 19 (1.99%) PHP
14 19 (1.99%) VB
15 16 (1.67%) Bash Shell
15 16 (1.67%) PowerShell
15 16 (1.67%) T-SQL
16 14 (1.46%) PL/SQL
17 13 (1.36%) Groovy
Qualifications
1 145 (15.15%) Degree
2 48 (5.02%) Computer Science Degree
3 32 (3.34%) PhD
4 19 (1.99%) Master's Degree
4 19 (1.99%) Security Cleared
5 13 (1.36%) SC Cleared
6 9 (0.94%) Numerate Degree
7 5 (0.52%) DV Cleared
8 4 (0.42%) CISSP
9 3 (0.31%) AWS Certification
9 3 (0.31%) GIAC
9 3 (0.31%) Microsoft Certification
9 3 (0.31%) OSCP
10 2 (0.21%) CEH
10 2 (0.21%) GPEN
10 2 (0.21%) ISEB
10 2 (0.21%) ISEB Practitioner
10 2 (0.21%) ISTQB
10 2 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 2 (0.21%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (3.55%) QA
2 8 (0.84%) MiFID
3 6 (0.63%) Dodd-Frank
3 6 (0.63%) EMIR
4 4 (0.42%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 3 (0.31%) GDPR
5 3 (0.31%) ISO 13485
6 2 (0.21%) Data Quality
7 1 (0.10%) HIPAA
7 1 (0.10%) PMO
System Software
1 81 (8.46%) Docker
2 19 (1.99%) Firmware
3 7 (0.73%) Kamailio
3 7 (0.73%) OpenSIPS
4 5 (0.52%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.42%) Snort
6 3 (0.31%) Squid
7 1 (0.10%) Platform Symphony
Systems Management
1 80 (8.36%) Kubernetes
2 58 (6.06%) Terraform
3 29 (3.03%) Puppet
4 20 (2.09%) Ansible
5 9 (0.94%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (0.94%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (0.52%) Grafana
6 5 (0.52%) Nexpose
7 4 (0.42%) Mesos
7 4 (0.42%) Salt
7 4 (0.42%) SELinux
8 3 (0.31%) Graphite
8 3 (0.31%) Nessus
8 3 (0.31%) Suricata
9 2 (0.21%) Prometheus
10 1 (0.10%) BMC PATROL
10 1 (0.10%) Kibana
10 1 (0.10%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (5.43%) Microsoft
2 44 (4.60%) Google
3 28 (2.93%) Oracle
3 28 (2.93%) SAP
4 12 (1.25%) Sybase
4 12 (1.25%) VMware
5 11 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
6 9 (0.94%) Databricks
6 9 (0.94%) HP
7 8 (0.84%) Cloudera
7 8 (0.84%) Informatica
7 8 (0.84%) Perforce
8 6 (0.63%) Apple
8 6 (0.63%) Jitterbit
9 5 (0.52%) IBM
9 5 (0.52%) Solace
9 5 (0.52%) Yahoo!
10 4 (0.42%) New Relic
10 4 (0.42%) Splunk
10 4 (0.42%) Twitter