The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cheshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 26 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 89 78 80
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 30 46 47
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.86% 2.65% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.63% 4.83% 4.61%
Number of salaries quoted 24 36 33
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £23,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
North West

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
826 953 1019
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.11% 54.86% 57.12%
Number of salaries quoted 665 755 841
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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 Cheshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Cheshire region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 26 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cheshire

C++
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 26 May 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington +4 7 £50,000 +17.64% 2
Chester +5 4 £34,500 +50.00% 1
Runcorn - 4 £47,500 -
Crewe - 2 £40,000 - 1
Frodsham - 1 £32,500 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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 38 (61.29%) C
2 34 (54.84%) Java
3 32 (51.61%) Windows
4 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
5 27 (43.55%) .NET
6 26 (41.94%) C#
7 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
7 22 (35.48%) Apple iOS
8 21 (33.87%) Software Engineering
8 21 (33.87%) HTML
9 20 (32.26%) SQL
10 19 (30.65%) Android
11 18 (29.03%) OO
12 17 (27.42%) Degree
13 16 (25.81%) Finance
14 15 (24.19%) Mobile App
15 13 (20.97%) Linux
16 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
16 12 (19.35%) Subversion
16 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
16 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
16 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
17 11 (17.74%) Oracle
17 11 (17.74%) Web Services
17 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
18 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
18 10 (16.13%) Windows CE
18 10 (16.13%) jQuery
18 10 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
18 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 26 May 2015, IT jobs across the Cheshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 6 (9.68%) Node.js
2 3 (4.84%) SAS
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Pig
3 1 (1.61%) Apache Spark
3 1 (1.61%) Apache
3 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.06%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.23%) MS Office
3 1 (1.61%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.68%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 9 (14.52%) HTTP
2 4 (6.45%) GPRS
2 4 (6.45%) UMTS
3 3 (4.84%) TCP/IP
4 2 (3.23%) LAN
4 2 (3.23%) HTTPS
4 2 (3.23%) Wireless
5 1 (1.61%) LDAP
5 1 (1.61%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (35.48%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) NoSQL
3 7 (11.29%) Big Data
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 6 (9.68%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 3 (4.84%) SQLite
6 2 (3.23%) BusinessObjects
7 1 (1.61%) HBase
7 1 (1.61%) Apache Hive
7 1 (1.61%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.61%) Impala
7 1 (1.61%) Hadoop
7 1 (1.61%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.61%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 12 (19.35%) Subversion
1 12 (19.35%) Git (software)
2 7 (11.29%) LoadRunner
2 7 (11.29%) Visual Studio
3 6 (9.68%) NUnit
4 2 (3.23%) JUnit
4 2 (3.23%) QuickTest Pro
4 2 (3.23%) AppScan
4 2 (3.23%) Metasploit
5 1 (1.61%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.61%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (1.61%) JIRA
General
1 16 (25.81%) Finance
2 6 (9.68%) Electronics
3 5 (8.06%) Banking
4 4 (6.45%) Retail
4 4 (6.45%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.23%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.23%) Corporate Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Billing
6 1 (1.61%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.61%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (45.16%) Developer
2 15 (24.19%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Senior Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Embedded C Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) .NET Developer
4 7 (11.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 7 (11.29%) Senior .NET Developer
5 6 (9.68%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Test Manager
5 6 (9.68%) iOS Developer
5 6 (9.68%) C Software Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (9.68%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Test Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Performance Manager
6 5 (8.06%) Tester
7 4 (6.45%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (43.55%) .NET
2 21 (33.87%) HTML
3 12 (19.35%) ASP.NET
3 12 (19.35%) .NET Framework
4 11 (17.74%) Web Services
5 10 (16.13%) jQuery
6 9 (14.52%) CSS
7 8 (12.90%) XML
7 8 (12.90%) J2EE
8 7 (11.29%) JSON
8 7 (11.29%) HTML5
8 7 (11.29%) ODBC
9 6 (9.68%) CSS3
9 6 (9.68%) WebSockets
9 6 (9.68%) WebRTC
9 6 (9.68%) ASP.NET MVC
10 4 (6.45%) .NET Compact Framework
11 3 (4.84%) WSDL
12 2 (3.23%) AWT
12 2 (3.23%) J2SE
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.19%) Mobile App
2 10 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (11.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (11.29%) Mainframe
4 6 (9.68%) iPad
4 6 (9.68%) iPhone
5 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
6 2 (3.23%) Device Driver
6 2 (3.23%) Statistics
6 2 (3.23%) SCADA
7 1 (1.61%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.61%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.61%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.61%) Physics
7 1 (1.61%) Psychology
7 1 (1.61%) Online Banking
7 1 (1.61%) Economics
7 1 (1.61%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.61%) Life Science
7 1 (1.61%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 32 (51.61%) Windows
2 22 (35.48%) Apple iOS
3 19 (30.65%) Android
4 13 (20.97%) Linux
5 10 (16.13%) Windows CE
6 7 (11.29%) Mac OS X
6 7 (11.29%) UNIX
7 4 (6.45%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
8 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.61%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.61%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.61%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.61%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.61%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.61%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (33.87%) Software Engineering
3 18 (29.03%) OO
4 12 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (16.13%) Mobile Application Development
6 9 (14.52%) Scrum
7 8 (12.90%) Test Scripting
8 7 (11.29%) Waterfall
8 7 (11.29%) Root Cause Analysis
8 7 (11.29%) Embedded Software Development
8 7 (11.29%) MVC
8 7 (11.29%) UML
9 6 (9.68%) Pair Programming
9 6 (9.68%) iOS Development
9 6 (9.68%) SDLC
9 6 (9.68%) Web Development
9 6 (9.68%) Performance Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Unit Testing
9 6 (9.68%) Test Automation
10 5 (8.06%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 38 (61.29%) C
2 34 (54.84%) Java
3 26 (41.94%) C#
4 20 (32.26%) SQL
5 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
6 9 (14.52%) VB
7 8 (12.90%) Embedded C
7 8 (12.90%) Objective-C
8 7 (11.29%) Embedded C++
9 6 (9.68%) T-SQL
9 6 (9.68%) Apple Swift
10 5 (8.06%) Python
11 3 (4.84%) Shell Script
11 3 (4.84%) VB.NET
11 3 (4.84%) Perl
12 1 (1.61%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.61%) Ruby
12 1 (1.61%) Scala
12 1 (1.61%) Fortran
12 1 (1.61%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (27.42%) Degree
2 6 (9.68%) HNC
2 6 (9.68%) HND
3 4 (6.45%) ISEB
4 1 (1.61%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (11.29%) QA
1 7 (11.29%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.61%) ISO/IEC 17799
System Software
1 1 (1.61%) HDFS
1 1 (1.61%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 11 (17.74%) Oracle
2 10 (16.13%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.29%) HP
4 6 (9.68%) Apple
5 2 (3.23%) SAP
5 2 (3.23%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.61%) Ab Initio
6 1 (1.61%) VMware
6 1 (1.61%) Teradata
6 1 (1.61%) Informatica
6 1 (1.61%) Cognos
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