The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bolton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 25 35 35
Rank change year-on-year
+10 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2 3 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 1.80% 2.00% 1.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.63% 3.00% 2.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 3
Average salary £27,500 £50,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-45.00% +66.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bolton region.

Programming Languages Category
Bolton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
76 100 131
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 68.47% 66.67% 74.86%
Number of salaries quoted 68 88 125
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Bolton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Bolton

C++
Salary Trend in Bolton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Bolton region.

C++ Salary Trend in Bolton

C++
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
2 4 (57.14%) C#
2 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 3 (42.86%) Degree
3 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (28.57%) Java
4 2 (28.57%) MFC
4 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
4 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
4 2 (28.57%) WCF
4 2 (28.57%) WPF
4 2 (28.57%) WinForms
5 1 (14.29%) Time Management
5 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
5 1 (14.29%) MS Project
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) .NET
5 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (14.29%) Scrum
5 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (14.29%) Project Management
5 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bolton region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 2 (28.57%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Software Engineer
1 3 (42.86%) Senior Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Graduate
2 2 (28.57%) Software Developer
2 2 (28.57%) Project Manager
2 2 (28.57%) C++/C# Developer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Development Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
3 1 (14.29%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) MFC
1 2 (28.57%) WinForms
1 2 (28.57%) WCF
1 2 (28.57%) WPF
2 1 (14.29%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (28.57%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 6 (85.71%) Windows
2 4 (57.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
1 4 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 3 (42.86%) Project Planning
3 2 (28.57%) SDLC
4 1 (14.29%) Technical Architecture
4 1 (14.29%) Time Management
4 1 (14.29%) Agile Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2
4 1 (14.29%) Project Management
4 1 (14.29%) Stakeholder Management
4 1 (14.29%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 4 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (28.57%) Java
3 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (42.86%) Degree
2 1 (14.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire, Greater Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + excellent benefits package
Posted: 20 days ago