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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 28 - 35
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 2.52% - 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% - 3.23%
Number of salaries quoted 3 0 4
Average salary £27,500 - £30,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
77 109 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bolton 64.71% 69.87% 74.25%
Number of salaries quoted 68 95 117
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,100 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
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 31 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Bolton

C++
Top 27 Related IT Skills in Bolton

For the 6 months to 31 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 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 10 (76.92%) C#
2 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 9 (69.23%) Linux
4 8 (61.54%) Java
4 8 (61.54%) Degree
5 6 (46.15%) SQL
5 6 (46.15%) .NET
5 6 (46.15%) Scrum
5 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
6 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
6 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
7 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
7 2 (15.38%) Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) MFC
7 2 (15.38%) MS Project
7 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
7 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
7 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
7 2 (15.38%) WCF
7 2 (15.38%) WPF
7 2 (15.38%) Time Management
7 2 (15.38%) WinForms
7 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
7 2 (15.38%) SDLC

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bolton by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 2 (15.38%) MS Project
Development Applications
1 2 (15.38%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 7 (53.85%) Project Manager
2 6 (46.15%) Development Manager
3 3 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 3 (23.08%) Software Manager
4 2 (15.38%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Software Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Project Manager
4 2 (15.38%) Developer
4 2 (15.38%) Graduate
4 2 (15.38%) Software Developer
4 2 (15.38%) C++ Developer
5 1 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (46.15%) .NET
2 2 (15.38%) MFC
2 2 (15.38%) WinForms
2 2 (15.38%) WCF
2 2 (15.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (23.08%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (15.38%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Windows
2 9 (69.23%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (76.92%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 6 (46.15%) Technical Architecture
3 6 (46.15%) Scrum
4 3 (23.08%) Project Planning
5 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2
5 2 (15.38%) Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) Stakeholder Management
5 2 (15.38%) Time Management
5 2 (15.38%) Agile Project Management
5 2 (15.38%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) C#
2 8 (61.54%) Java
3 6 (46.15%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (61.54%) Degree
2 2 (15.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Bolton, Lancashire
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