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 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 29 42 30
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 12 2 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 6.90% 1.19% 1.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.92% 1.38% 2.67%
Number of salaries quoted 12 2 1
Average salary £49,000 £57,500 £27,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.78% +109.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
121 145 75
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 69.54% 86.31% 67.57%
Number of salaries quoted 109 135 63
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £31,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% +10.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £26,500 £26,800
10% offered a salary of more than £49,200 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 30 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 24 (100.00%) C#
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Scrum
2 20 (83.33%) Java
2 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 20 (83.33%) Degree
3 18 (75.00%) SQL
4 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 16 (66.67%) .NET
4 16 (66.67%) Linux
4 16 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
5 3 (12.50%) Project Management
5 3 (12.50%) MS Project
5 3 (12.50%) Time Management
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
6 2 (8.33%) QA
6 2 (8.33%) WCF
6 2 (8.33%) WPF
6 2 (8.33%) Test Management
6 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
6 2 (8.33%) MFC
6 2 (8.33%) Microsoft
6 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
6 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
6 2 (8.33%) WinForms
6 2 (8.33%) C
6 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (12.50%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 2 (8.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (4.17%) Finance
Job Titles
1 18 (75.00%) Development Manager
2 13 (54.17%) Software Manager
3 11 (45.83%) Software Development Manager
4 7 (29.17%) Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Graduate
5 2 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Product Manager
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Software Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Software Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Product Development Manager
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Manager
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.17%) QA Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (66.67%) .NET
2 2 (8.33%) MFC
2 2 (8.33%) WinForms
2 2 (8.33%) WCF
2 2 (8.33%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 20 (83.33%) Windows
2 16 (66.67%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (100.00%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (83.33%) Scrum
3 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 16 (66.67%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (12.50%) Project Management
4 3 (12.50%) Time Management
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (8.33%) Regression Testing
5 2 (8.33%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2
5 2 (8.33%) Test Management
5 2 (8.33%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (100.00%) C#
2 20 (83.33%) Java
3 18 (75.00%) SQL
4 2 (8.33%) C
Qualifications
1 20 (83.33%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Microsoft