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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 29 - 34
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 0 5
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 3.79% - 3.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.75% - 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £47,500 - £28,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
87 110 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 65.91% 71.43% 79.61%
Number of salaries quoted 80 100 111
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £23,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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++
Salary Histogram in Bolton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Bolton region over the 3 months to 3 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Bolton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 14 (82.35%) C#
2 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
3 12 (70.59%) Java
3 12 (70.59%) Linux
3 12 (70.59%) Degree
4 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 10 (58.82%) Scrum
5 9 (52.94%) Technical Architecture
5 9 (52.94%) .NET
6 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
6 3 (17.65%) Project Management
6 3 (17.65%) MS Project
6 3 (17.65%) Time Management
6 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
7 2 (11.76%) WCF
7 2 (11.76%) WPF
7 2 (11.76%) SDLC
7 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
7 2 (11.76%) MFC
7 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (11.76%) WinForms
8 1 (5.88%) Finance
8 1 (5.88%) C
8 1 (5.88%) Microsoft

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 3 (17.65%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 10 (58.82%) Development Manager
2 7 (41.18%) Project Manager
3 6 (35.29%) Software Manager
4 4 (23.53%) Software Development Manager
5 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
5 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
6 2 (11.76%) C++ Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Software Project Manager
6 2 (11.76%) C++/C# Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Manager
6 2 (11.76%) Developer
6 2 (11.76%) Graduate
6 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
6 2 (11.76%) C++ Developer
7 1 (5.88%) Product Manager
7 1 (5.88%) Product Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) .NET
2 2 (11.76%) MFC
2 2 (11.76%) WinForms
2 2 (11.76%) WCF
2 2 (11.76%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (11.76%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 15 (88.24%) Windows
2 12 (70.59%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (82.35%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (70.59%) Software Engineering
3 10 (58.82%) Scrum
4 9 (52.94%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (17.65%) Time Management
5 3 (17.65%) Project Management
5 3 (17.65%) Project Planning
6 2 (11.76%) Stakeholder Management
6 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2
6 2 (11.76%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (11.76%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 14 (82.35%) C#
2 12 (70.59%) Java
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
4 1 (5.88%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (70.59%) Degree
2 2 (11.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Microsoft