The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
North West / Cheshire
Rank 66 76 82
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 22 22 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.17% 1.69% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.93% 3.46% 5.54%
Number of salaries quoted 12 20 46
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £35,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £45,100 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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

Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
560 636 849
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 55.17% 48.77% 47.19%
Number of salaries quoted 477 554 727
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,900 £52,550 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

The demand trend of job ads across the Cheshire region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cheshire

C++
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

C++ Salary Trend in Cheshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cheshire

C++
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 23 January 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
Chester +5 6 - -
Knutsford - 4 - -
Runcorn +6 3 £45,000 +104.54% 2
Wilmslow - 3 £37,500 - 1
Warrington +5 2 £21,500 -38.57%
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Cheshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 31 (60.78%) Java
2 26 (50.98%) C
3 24 (47.06%) Linux
4 19 (37.25%) Software Engineering
5 17 (33.33%) C#
6 16 (31.37%) Android
7 14 (27.45%) Finance
8 13 (25.49%) Subversion
9 12 (23.53%) OO
9 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
10 11 (21.57%) Apple iOS
10 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
10 11 (21.57%) Windows
10 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
11 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
12 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
12 9 (17.65%) Unix
12 9 (17.65%) Firmware
13 8 (15.69%) HTML
13 8 (15.69%) .NET
13 8 (15.69%) OOD
13 8 (15.69%) GPRS
13 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
13 8 (15.69%) HTML5
14 7 (13.73%) Games
14 7 (13.73%) Scrum
14 7 (13.73%) Banking
14 7 (13.73%) Embedded Linux
15 6 (11.76%) Internet
15 6 (11.76%) Ethernet

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire 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:

Applications
1 1 (1.96%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 11 (21.57%) TCP/IP
2 8 (15.69%) GPRS
3 6 (11.76%) Ethernet
3 6 (11.76%) Internet
4 4 (7.84%) Bluetooth
5 3 (5.88%) Network Security
6 2 (3.92%) DVB
6 2 (3.92%) GSM
6 2 (3.92%) NFC
6 2 (3.92%) RFID
6 2 (3.92%) UMTS
6 2 (3.92%) VoIP
6 2 (3.92%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (3.92%) WLAN
7 1 (1.96%) FTP
7 1 (1.96%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.92%) GIS
1 2 (3.92%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 13 (25.49%) Subversion
2 12 (23.53%) Jenkins
3 10 (19.61%) Git (software)
4 6 (11.76%) JUnit
5 5 (9.80%) JIRA
6 4 (7.84%) Maven
6 4 (7.84%) Rational DOORS
7 3 (5.88%) Ant
8 2 (3.92%) Gradle
9 1 (1.96%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (1.96%) Xcode
General
1 14 (27.45%) Finance
2 7 (13.73%) Banking
2 7 (13.73%) Games
3 5 (9.80%) Corporate Banking
3 5 (9.80%) Financial Institution
4 4 (7.84%) Automotive
4 4 (7.84%) Electronics
5 3 (5.88%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.88%) Avionics
5 3 (5.88%) Retail
6 2 (3.92%) Back Office
6 2 (3.92%) Front Office
6 2 (3.92%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.92%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 24 (47.06%) Developer
2 13 (25.49%) Software Engineer
3 9 (17.65%) C++ Developer
4 8 (15.69%) Java Developer
5 7 (13.73%) Junior
6 6 (11.76%) Applications Developer
6 6 (11.76%) C++/Java Developer
6 6 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Programmer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (11.76%) Senior Software Engineer
7 4 (7.84%) Junior Programmer
7 4 (7.84%) Software Developer
8 3 (5.88%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Design Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Electronics Design Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Electronics Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Real Time Engineer
8 3 (5.88%) Real Time Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (15.69%) .NET
1 8 (15.69%) HTML
1 8 (15.69%) HTML5
2 6 (11.76%) Spring
3 5 (9.80%) Marmalade SDK
3 5 (9.80%) Middleware
3 5 (9.80%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 5 (9.80%) XML
4 4 (7.84%) JMS
4 4 (7.84%) JMX
4 4 (7.84%) OpenGL
4 4 (7.84%) POCO
4 4 (7.84%) Qt
4 4 (7.84%) QuickFIX
4 4 (7.84%) Web Services
4 4 (7.84%) WPF
5 3 (5.88%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.88%) Ionic Framework
5 3 (5.88%) REST
6 2 (3.92%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Miscellaneous
1 6 (11.76%) CAN bus
1 6 (11.76%) Cryptography
1 6 (11.76%) Internet of Things
1 6 (11.76%) Mobile App
1 6 (11.76%) Telematics
2 5 (9.80%) Blackberry
2 5 (9.80%) Device Driver
2 5 (9.80%) Mobile Games
3 3 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.88%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (5.88%) User Experience
4 2 (3.92%) Contactless
4 2 (3.92%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.92%) Fixed Income
4 2 (3.92%) iPhone
4 2 (3.92%) Management Information System
4 2 (3.92%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.92%) MPEG
4 2 (3.92%) Physics
4 2 (3.92%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 24 (47.06%) Linux
2 16 (31.37%) Android
3 11 (21.57%) Apple iOS
3 11 (21.57%) Windows
4 9 (17.65%) Unix
5 7 (13.73%) Embedded Linux
6 5 (9.80%) BlackBerry OS
6 5 (9.80%) Mac OS
6 5 (9.80%) Windows Phone
7 2 (3.92%) Nucleus RTOS
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 7
7 2 (3.92%) Windows 8
7 2 (3.92%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (37.25%) Software Engineering
2 12 (23.53%) OO
3 11 (21.57%) Agile Software Development
4 9 (17.65%) Mentoring
5 8 (15.69%) OOD
5 8 (15.69%) Unit Testing
6 7 (13.73%) Scrum
7 6 (11.76%) Multithreading
7 6 (11.76%) QMS
8 5 (9.80%) Risk Management
8 5 (9.80%) Stakeholder Management
8 5 (9.80%) TDD
9 4 (7.84%) Concurrent Programming
9 4 (7.84%) DevOps
9 4 (7.84%) MVC
9 4 (7.84%) OOP
10 3 (5.88%) Device Driver Development
10 3 (5.88%) Schematic Capture
10 3 (5.88%) SDLC
10 3 (5.88%) Secure Coding
Programming Languages
1 31 (60.78%) Java
2 26 (50.98%) C
3 17 (33.33%) C#
4 6 (11.76%) Apple Swift
5 5 (9.80%) Python
5 5 (9.80%) SQL
6 3 (5.88%) ANSI C
7 2 (3.92%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.92%) Perl
7 2 (3.92%) PHP
8 1 (1.96%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 2 (3.92%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.88%) DO-178B
2 2 (3.92%) QA
System Software
1 9 (17.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 2 (3.92%) Intel
1 2 (3.92%) Symbian
2 1 (1.96%) Microsoft
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