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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / London
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 64 66
Rank change year-on-year -3 +2  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1410 1930 1720
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 4.21% 4.60% 4.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 8.54% 7.83%
Number of salaries quoted 1152 1687 1472
Median salary £60,000 £65,000 £65,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.69% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £92,500 £95,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18339 22599 21956
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in London 54.79% 53.86% 51.23%
Number of salaries quoted 15821 19820 18812
Median salary £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.09% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £77,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +1 215 £65,000 -7.14% 62
West End of London +21 21 £40,000 -25.58% 5
Croydon +21 14 £55,000 +18.91% 1
Canary Wharf +2 14 £77,500 +3.33%
Hounslow +7 12 £50,000 +5.26% 2
Stanmore - 9 £40,000 -
Heathrow - 8 £60,000 -
Bromley - 4 £37,500 -
Uxbridge - 4 £45,000 -
Surbiton -4 3 £50,000 +33.33% 1
Docklands, London - 3 £42,500 -
Chessington -9 2 - -
Edgware - 2 £45,000 -
Wimbledon - 2 £57,500 -
Greenford +1 1 £45,000 -10.00%
Hammersmith -11 1 £60,000 +57.89%
Mayfair - 1 £90,000 -
Ilford - 1 £22,500 -
Barnet - 1 £35,000 -
Feltham - 1 £40,000 -
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 1399 (47.14%) Java
2 1239 (41.75%) Finance
3 1158 (39.02%) Python
4 1065 (35.88%) Linux
5 1020 (34.37%) C#
6 877 (29.55%) Degree
7 833 (28.07%) Software Engineering
8 752 (25.34%) Computer Science
9 738 (24.87%) SQL
10 724 (24.39%) C
11 708 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
12 565 (19.04%) Mathematics
13 553 (18.63%) Multithreading
14 543 (18.30%) Unix
15 536 (18.06%) JavaScript
16 533 (17.96%) Banking
17 500 (16.85%) OO
18 482 (16.24%) Windows
19 481 (16.21%) .NET
20 406 (13.68%) Low Latency
21 334 (11.25%) Algorithms
22 315 (10.61%) HTML
23 308 (10.38%) SDLC
24 279 (9.40%) Front Office
25 276 (9.30%) Analytics
26 275 (9.27%) SQL Server
27 274 (9.23%) TDD
28 262 (8.83%) Physics
29 256 (8.63%) DevOps
30 254 (8.56%) Analytical Skills

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
1 110 (3.71%) Apache Spark
2 71 (2.39%) Apache
3 59 (1.99%) Tomcat
4 44 (1.48%) JBoss
5 42 (1.42%) WebSphere
6 33 (1.11%) WebLogic
7 29 (0.98%) Jetty
8 26 (0.88%) nginx
9 24 (0.81%) IIS
9 24 (0.81%) SharePoint
10 21 (0.71%) SAS
11 16 (0.54%) Confluence
12 12 (0.40%) Elasticsearch
13 10 (0.34%) Apache Pig
13 10 (0.34%) Apache Solr
13 10 (0.34%) IPython
14 9 (0.30%) Oracle Workflow
15 7 (0.24%) OpenStack
15 7 (0.24%) SharePoint 2013
16 6 (0.20%) Drupal
Applications
1 78 (2.63%) MS Excel
2 26 (0.88%) MS Office
3 18 (0.61%) MS PowerPoint
4 11 (0.37%) MS Visio
5 7 (0.24%) GNU Octave
5 7 (0.24%) InDesign
5 7 (0.24%) InfoPath
5 7 (0.24%) MicroStation
5 7 (0.24%) MS Project
5 7 (0.24%) SPSS
6 4 (0.13%) Weka
7 2 (0.067%) XMetaL
8 1 (0.034%) 3ds Max
8 1 (0.034%) Adobe After Effects
8 1 (0.034%) CINEMA 4D
8 1 (0.034%) Gephi
8 1 (0.034%) Mathematica
8 1 (0.034%) Maya
8 1 (0.034%) Simulink
8 1 (0.034%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 8 (0.27%) Relativity
2 7 (0.24%) thinkFolio
3 6 (0.20%) Dynamics AX
4 5 (0.17%) Dynamics CRM
4 5 (0.17%) MetaTrader
4 5 (0.17%) Oracle Retail
5 4 (0.13%) Remedy ITSM
5 4 (0.13%) Summit
6 3 (0.10%) Oracle 11i
6 3 (0.10%) Salesforce.com CRM
6 3 (0.10%) SAP Oil and Gas
7 2 (0.067%) Concordance
7 2 (0.067%) Eze OMS
7 2 (0.067%) Ringtail
8 1 (0.034%) Advent Geneva
8 1 (0.034%) Magento
8 1 (0.034%) NetSuite
8 1 (0.034%) Oracle Cash Management
8 1 (0.034%) SAP ERP
8 1 (0.034%) SAP Hybris
Cloud Services
1 124 (4.18%) Amazon AWS
2 76 (2.56%) GitHub
3 62 (2.09%) Microsoft Azure
4 37 (1.25%) Google Cloud Platform
5 29 (0.98%) SaaS
6 21 (0.71%) Office 365
7 19 (0.64%) G Suite
8 17 (0.57%) Slack
9 14 (0.47%) Force.com
10 12 (0.40%) Amazon EC2
11 10 (0.34%) FinancialForce.com
12 9 (0.30%) Amazon S3
13 8 (0.27%) Cloud Computing
13 8 (0.27%) OpenShift
14 6 (0.20%) AWS Elastic Beanstalk
14 6 (0.20%) Loggly
14 6 (0.20%) PaaS
15 5 (0.17%) CloudFront
15 5 (0.17%) Heroku
15 5 (0.17%) Virtual Private Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 123 (4.14%) TCP/IP
2 53 (1.79%) HTTP
3 37 (1.25%) 3G
3 37 (1.25%) 4G
4 36 (1.21%) GSM
4 36 (1.21%) Internet
5 35 (1.18%) InfiniBand
5 35 (1.18%) OpenFlow
6 33 (1.11%) Ethernet
7 29 (0.98%) SNMP
8 27 (0.91%) Broadband
9 24 (0.81%) Multicast
10 22 (0.74%) Network Security
10 22 (0.74%) Wireshark
11 21 (0.71%) Unicast
12 18 (0.61%) Firewall
13 16 (0.54%) HTTPS
14 10 (0.34%) RS-232
14 10 (0.34%) RS-485
15 9 (0.30%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 275 (9.27%) SQL Server
2 154 (5.19%) Big Data
3 137 (4.62%) Relational Database
4 133 (4.48%) NoSQL
5 130 (4.38%) MySQL
6 120 (4.04%) Hadoop
7 70 (2.36%) PostgreSQL
8 66 (2.22%) Apache Cassandra
9 64 (2.16%) MongoDB
10 63 (2.12%) RDBMS
11 57 (1.92%) KDB
12 43 (1.45%) Apache Hive
13 38 (1.28%) Oracle Database
14 34 (1.15%) Data Mining
15 33 (1.11%) Blockchain
16 32 (1.08%) OLTP
17 28 (0.94%) Oracle Database 11g
18 26 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
19 25 (0.84%) Impala
19 25 (0.84%) Redis
Development Applications
1 196 (6.60%) Git (software)
2 181 (6.10%) Jenkins
3 98 (3.30%) Maven
4 89 (3.00%) Selenium
5 84 (2.83%) Visual Studio
6 75 (2.53%) Subversion
7 56 (1.89%) JUnit
8 54 (1.82%) Cucumber
9 53 (1.79%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 52 (1.75%) JIRA
11 43 (1.45%) Hudson
12 41 (1.38%) TeamCity
13 40 (1.35%) Eclipse
14 39 (1.31%) Mercurial
15 34 (1.15%) Ant
15 34 (1.15%) SoapUI
16 33 (1.11%) Sonatype Nexus
17 29 (0.98%) Team Foundation Server
18 28 (0.94%) NUnit
19 26 (0.88%) SpecFlow
General
1 1239 (41.75%) Finance
2 533 (17.96%) Banking
3 279 (9.40%) Front Office
4 251 (8.46%) Investment Banking
5 212 (7.14%) Telecoms
6 148 (4.99%) Games
7 69 (2.32%) Retail
8 59 (1.99%) Financial Institution
9 44 (1.48%) Automotive
10 41 (1.38%) Marketing
11 33 (1.11%) Advertising
12 31 (1.04%) Legal
13 28 (0.94%) Electronics
14 27 (0.91%) Law
14 27 (0.91%) Manufacturing
15 23 (0.77%) Back Office
16 22 (0.74%) Aerospace
17 19 (0.64%) Publishing
18 17 (0.57%) French Language
19 14 (0.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 1802 (60.71%) Developer
2 904 (30.46%) C++ Developer
3 329 (11.08%) Software Engineer
4 284 (9.57%) C# Developer
5 260 (8.76%) Java Developer
6 239 (8.05%) Senior Developer
7 226 (7.61%) Python Developer
8 201 (6.77%) Software Developer
9 179 (6.03%) C++ Software Engineer
10 157 (5.29%) Junior
11 138 (4.65%) Graduate
12 137 (4.62%) C++ Software Developer
13 124 (4.18%) Senior C++ Developer
14 120 (4.04%) Quantitative Developer
15 119 (4.01%) Junior Developer
16 112 (3.77%) Analyst
17 104 (3.50%) .NET Developer
18 90 (3.03%) DevOps Engineer
18 90 (3.03%) Graduate Developer
19 86 (2.90%) C++/C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 481 (16.21%) .NET
2 315 (10.61%) HTML
3 235 (7.92%) STL
4 187 (6.30%) CSS
5 169 (5.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 165 (5.56%) AngularJS
7 162 (5.46%) XML
8 129 (4.35%) Web Services
8 129 (4.35%) WPF
9 120 (4.04%) HTML5
10 112 (3.77%) Node.js
11 98 (3.30%) FIX Protocol
12 96 (3.23%) Middleware
13 94 (3.17%) ASP.NET
14 92 (3.10%) .NET Framework
15 90 (3.03%) Spring
16 88 (2.96%) RESTful
17 87 (2.93%) REST
18 83 (2.80%) jQuery
19 81 (2.73%) React
Miscellaneous
1 752 (25.34%) Computer Science
2 334 (11.25%) Algorithms
3 254 (8.56%) Analytical Skills
4 222 (7.48%) Hedge funds
5 209 (7.04%) Fintech
6 198 (6.67%) Derivative
7 194 (6.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 173 (5.83%) Equities
9 162 (5.46%) Data Structures
10 125 (4.21%) Fixed Income
11 64 (2.16%) Client/Server
11 64 (2.16%) Enterprise Software
12 63 (2.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 53 (1.79%) Device Driver
14 39 (1.31%) Market Risk
15 38 (1.28%) Robotics
16 37 (1.25%) 3D Graphics
17 35 (1.18%) Embedded Systems
18 34 (1.15%) Data Centre
19 33 (1.11%) Equity Derivative
Operating Systems
1 1065 (35.88%) Linux
2 543 (18.30%) Unix
3 482 (16.24%) Windows
4 87 (2.93%) Android
5 49 (1.65%) Apple iOS
6 29 (0.98%) Solaris
7 26 (0.88%) CentOS
7 26 (0.88%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 22 (0.74%) Windows Server
9 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2008
9 12 (0.40%) Windows Server 2012
10 11 (0.37%) Ubuntu
11 7 (0.24%) Mac OS
11 7 (0.24%) Mac OS X
12 6 (0.20%) Windows 7
13 4 (0.13%) VMS
13 4 (0.13%) Windows Phone
14 3 (0.10%) Fedora
14 3 (0.10%) Windows Vista
14 3 (0.10%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 833 (28.07%) Software Engineering
2 708 (23.85%) Agile Software Development
3 565 (19.04%) Mathematics
4 553 (18.63%) Multithreading
5 500 (16.85%) OO
6 406 (13.68%) Low Latency
7 308 (10.38%) SDLC
8 276 (9.30%) Analytics
9 274 (9.23%) TDD
10 262 (8.83%) Physics
11 256 (8.63%) DevOps
12 235 (7.92%) OOP
13 205 (6.91%) Continuous Integration
14 204 (6.87%) Scrum
15 175 (5.90%) Machine Learning
16 169 (5.69%) Open Source
17 140 (4.72%) E-Commerce
18 127 (4.28%) Risk Management
19 125 (4.21%) Mentoring
20 124 (4.18%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1399 (47.14%) Java
2 1158 (39.02%) Python
3 1020 (34.37%) C#
4 738 (24.87%) SQL
5 724 (24.39%) C
6 536 (18.06%) JavaScript
7 200 (6.74%) Ruby
8 188 (6.33%) Perl
9 183 (6.17%) Scala
10 134 (4.51%) PHP
11 107 (3.61%) R
12 99 (3.34%) Shell Script
13 88 (2.96%) Bash Shell
14 76 (2.56%) VB
15 72 (2.43%) MATLAB
16 70 (2.36%) Go
17 59 (1.99%) VBA
18 54 (1.82%) F#
19 45 (1.52%) VB.NET
20 43 (1.45%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 877 (29.55%) Degree
2 187 (6.30%) PhD
3 47 (1.58%) Security Cleared
4 37 (1.25%) DV Cleared
5 24 (0.81%) PMI Certification
6 22 (0.74%) ISEB
7 19 (0.64%) ISTQB
8 11 (0.37%) SC Cleared
9 9 (0.30%) Cisco Certification
9 9 (0.30%) Microsoft Certification
9 9 (0.30%) PMP
10 8 (0.27%) CISSP
10 8 (0.27%) RHCA
11 7 (0.24%) CREST Certified
12 6 (0.20%) CCNA
12 6 (0.20%) CISA
12 6 (0.20%) Postgraduate
13 5 (0.17%) CEH
13 5 (0.17%) CHECK Team Leader
13 5 (0.17%) MCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 153 (5.15%) QA
2 26 (0.88%) MiFID
3 10 (0.34%) Dodd-Frank
4 9 (0.30%) EMIR
5 4 (0.13%) GCP
5 4 (0.13%) ISO 9001
5 4 (0.13%) ISO20022
5 4 (0.13%) JTAG
6 3 (0.10%) Basel III
6 3 (0.10%) ISO/IEC 27001
7 2 (0.067%) Data Quality
7 2 (0.067%) GDPR
7 2 (0.067%) IFRS
7 2 (0.067%) IFRS 9
7 2 (0.067%) MISRA
7 2 (0.067%) PMO
7 2 (0.067%) SDET
8 1 (0.034%) DO-178B
8 1 (0.034%) MISRA C
8 1 (0.034%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 115 (3.87%) Docker
2 63 (2.12%) VMware Infrastructure
3 43 (1.45%) KVM
4 18 (0.61%) HDFS
5 14 (0.47%) Firmware
6 12 (0.40%) Active Directory
7 8 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
7 8 (0.27%) Virtual Machines
8 7 (0.24%) Hyper-V
9 6 (0.20%) Apache Flume
10 4 (0.13%) LXC
10 4 (0.13%) Xen
11 3 (0.10%) Terminal Server
11 3 (0.10%) XenApp
12 2 (0.067%) Virtual Servers
12 2 (0.067%) VirtualBox
13 1 (0.034%) Microsoft Virtual Server
13 1 (0.034%) Oracle RAC
13 1 (0.034%) Shibboleth
13 1 (0.034%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 124 (4.18%) Opscode Chef
2 107 (3.61%) Puppet
3 94 (3.17%) Ansible
4 32 (1.08%) Kubernetes
5 18 (0.61%) Nagios
6 15 (0.51%) Mesos
7 14 (0.47%) EnCase
8 12 (0.40%) Terraform
9 11 (0.37%) Docker Swarm
10 9 (0.30%) rkt
11 7 (0.24%) Consul
11 7 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
11 7 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
12 5 (0.17%) FTK
12 5 (0.17%) Kibana
12 5 (0.17%) logstash
12 5 (0.17%) Salt
13 4 (0.13%) Graylog
13 4 (0.13%) Riemann
13 4 (0.13%) vRealize
Vendors
1 220 (7.41%) Oracle
2 133 (4.48%) Microsoft
3 101 (3.40%) Google
4 63 (2.12%) Red Hat
4 63 (2.12%) VMware
5 59 (1.99%) Sybase
6 36 (1.21%) TIBCO
7 35 (1.18%) SAP
7 35 (1.18%) Solace
8 31 (1.04%) Splunk
9 24 (0.81%) IBM
10 23 (0.77%) Altova
11 22 (0.74%) ILOG
12 21 (0.71%) Salesforce.com
13 20 (0.67%) Cisco
13 20 (0.67%) Cognizant
14 19 (0.64%) Intel
15 16 (0.54%) Reuters
16 14 (0.47%) Vertica
16 14 (0.47%) Xilinx
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £40,000 to £90,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £45,000 to £65,000 per annum
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £90k to £120k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £65,000 - £110,000 + Bonus
Posted: 12 hours ago
West London
Michael Bailey Associates
Salary: Market Rates
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £120000.00 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £60,000 to £100,000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
Engage PSG
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Pension + Perks
Posted: 19 hours ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £45k to £55k + potential equity
Posted: 20 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £30000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 12 hours ago
City, London
Miller Maxwell Ltd
Salary: Up to £120,000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
Oliver Bernard
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: Up to £95,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £80000 - £140000 per annum + Bens - Equity
Posted: 21 hours ago
City, London
Hanover Recruitment
Salary: £45000.00 - £65000.00 per annum
Posted: 13 hours ago
Central London / West End
Xist4 IT Recruitment
Salary: £40-48,000 + Bens
Posted: 11 hours ago
City, London
Client Server
Salary: £75k to £90k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Central London / West End
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
City, London
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Bens - Pens, Health
Posted: Yesterday
London
Go Partnership.
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum + Benefits, 29 days holiday
Posted: 15 hours ago
London
ClearCube Consulting
Salary: From £55,000 to £75,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
London
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £90000.00 - £150000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £120000 - £150000 per annum + exceptional bonuses
Posted: 6 hours ago
London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £110000 per annum + Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £60000 - £120000 per annum + extensive benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
City, London
TEKsystems
Salary: £70000 - £140000 per annum + bonus and pension
Posted: Yesterday