The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cheshire region.

Location
3 months to
24 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 80 75 40
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -35
Permanent jobs citing C++ 42 44 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.35% 2.53% 5.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 4.61% 9.52%
Number of salaries quoted 37 38 118
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +30.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,000 £64,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Cheshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
920 954 1365
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.51% 54.95% 59.09%
Number of salaries quoted 750 828 1241
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
North West

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 24 July 2014.

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 24 July 2014. 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 -11 9 £40,000 +23.07%
Wilmslow - 9 £37,500 -
Nantwich - 9 £30,000 -
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Knutsford +4 1 £37,500 +4.16%
Runcorn +1 1 £30,000 - 1
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 47 (54.65%) C#
2 39 (45.35%) Software Engineering
3 38 (44.19%) Java
4 34 (39.53%) C
5 33 (38.37%) SQL
6 29 (33.72%) .NET
7 26 (30.23%) QA
8 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
9 24 (27.91%) Python
10 20 (23.26%) Degree
11 18 (20.93%) Windows
12 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
13 16 (18.60%) HTML
13 16 (18.60%) Finance
13 16 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
14 15 (17.44%) PHP
15 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET
15 14 (16.28%) Project Management
16 13 (15.12%) VMware
16 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
16 13 (15.12%) Citrix
16 13 (15.12%) Linux
16 13 (15.12%) Oracle
16 13 (15.12%) Test Scripting
16 13 (15.12%) XenApp
16 13 (15.12%) XenDesktop
17 12 (13.95%) OO
18 10 (11.63%) WPF
18 10 (11.63%) TDD
18 10 (11.63%) HTML5

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 July 2014, 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 9 (10.47%) IIS
2 6 (6.98%) SAS
3 2 (2.33%) Apache
3 2 (2.33%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.33%) nginx
4 1 (1.16%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.14%) MS Excel
1 7 (8.14%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (10.47%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.98%) HTTPS
2 6 (6.98%) HTTP
3 1 (1.16%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (10.47%) MySQL
2 6 (6.98%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (5.81%) PostgreSQL
3 5 (5.81%) Informix
4 4 (4.65%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
5 3 (3.49%) RDBMS
6 2 (2.33%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.16%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) Subversion
2 5 (5.81%) JUnit
3 4 (4.65%) Selenium
3 4 (4.65%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.49%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.16%) QuickTest Pro
5 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.16%) IntelliJ
5 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 7 (8.14%) Automotive
3 1 (1.16%) Games
Job Titles
1 46 (53.49%) Developer
2 16 (18.60%) Software Engineer
3 14 (16.28%) Analyst
4 13 (15.12%) Automation Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Development Engineer
4 13 (15.12%) Senior Development Engineer
5 12 (13.95%) Software Developer
5 12 (13.95%) C# Developer
6 11 (12.79%) C# Software Engineer
6 11 (12.79%) Programmer
7 9 (10.47%) C# Programmer
7 9 (10.47%) Developer Analyst
7 9 (10.47%) C# Analyst Programmer
7 9 (10.47%) Analyst Programmer
8 8 (9.30%) Java Developer
9 7 (8.14%) C++ Developer
9 7 (8.14%) Graduate
10 6 (6.98%) Technical Consultant
10 6 (6.98%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.98%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 29 (33.72%) .NET
2 16 (18.60%) HTML
3 14 (16.28%) ASP.NET
4 10 (11.63%) WPF
4 10 (11.63%) HTML5
5 5 (5.81%) J2SE
6 4 (4.65%) Middleware
6 4 (4.65%) Gherkin
7 3 (3.49%) AWT
7 3 (3.49%) XML
7 3 (3.49%) CSS
8 2 (2.33%) Web Services
8 2 (2.33%) XHTML
8 2 (2.33%) WinForms
8 2 (2.33%) Django
8 2 (2.33%) Java ME
9 1 (1.16%) HornetQ
9 1 (1.16%) REST
9 1 (1.16%) JPA
9 1 (1.16%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 16 (18.60%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
3 7 (8.14%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.98%) Physics
4 6 (6.98%) Statistics
5 2 (2.33%) W3C
5 2 (2.33%) Open Source
6 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.16%) STB
6 1 (1.16%) PDA
6 1 (1.16%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (20.93%) Windows
2 13 (15.12%) Linux
3 8 (9.30%) UNIX
4 5 (5.81%) Android
5 3 (3.49%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.33%) VxWorks
6 2 (2.33%) Debian
6 2 (2.33%) Mac OS
7 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
7 1 (1.16%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (45.35%) Software Engineering
2 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (16.28%) Project Management
4 13 (15.12%) Test Scripting
5 12 (13.95%) OO
6 10 (11.63%) TDD
7 8 (9.30%) Web Development
7 8 (9.30%) Test Automation
8 7 (8.14%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.98%) OOD
9 6 (6.98%) Business Intelligence
9 6 (6.98%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.98%) Automation Testing
10 5 (5.81%) Integration Testing
10 5 (5.81%) Regression Testing
10 5 (5.81%) OOP
11 4 (4.65%) Workflow
11 4 (4.65%) Scrum
11 4 (4.65%) Test Strategy
12 3 (3.49%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.65%) C#
2 38 (44.19%) Java
3 34 (39.53%) C
4 33 (38.37%) SQL
5 24 (27.91%) Python
6 15 (17.44%) PHP
7 9 (10.47%) Golang
8 7 (8.14%) Ada
9 4 (4.65%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.65%) Perl
9 4 (4.65%) VBScript
9 4 (4.65%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.65%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.16%) Ruby
10 1 (1.16%) VB
10 1 (1.16%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 20 (23.26%) Degree
2 9 (10.47%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.14%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.98%) ISEB
5 4 (4.65%) HND
6 2 (2.33%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.16%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (30.23%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) XenApp
1 13 (15.12%) XenDesktop
2 9 (10.47%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.47%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.47%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (19.77%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.12%) VMware
2 13 (15.12%) Citrix
2 13 (15.12%) Oracle
3 9 (10.47%) Google
4 8 (9.30%) SAP
5 6 (6.98%) Business Objects
5 6 (6.98%) Progress
6 1 (1.16%) TIBCO
6 1 (1.16%) JBoss
6 1 (1.16%) Sybase
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 6 days ago