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 5 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 90 84 74
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 31 44 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.81% 2.37% 2.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.39% 4.55% 4.79%
Number of salaries quoted 27 40 40
Average salary £42,000 £37,500 £46,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -18.91%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,350 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
914 966 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 53.42% 52.13% 55.87%
Number of salaries quoted 749 784 833
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 5 August 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 5 August 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
Chester - 6 £42,250 -
Warrington -1 4 £50,000 +25.00%
Crewe -8 2 £22,000 -38.46%
Runcorn -8 2 £47,500 +58.33% 2
Nantwich +11 1 £22,000 -26.66%
Wilmslow -6 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Congleton - 1 £22,000 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 35 (60.34%) C
2 27 (46.55%) Java
2 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (43.10%) Windows
4 22 (37.93%) C#
5 21 (36.21%) .NET
5 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
6 20 (34.48%) Finance
7 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
8 17 (29.31%) HTML
8 17 (29.31%) SQL
9 12 (20.69%) Apple iOS
10 11 (18.97%) Degree
10 11 (18.97%) Mobile App
11 10 (17.24%) Linux
11 10 (17.24%) Web Services
11 10 (17.24%) XML
11 10 (17.24%) OO
11 10 (17.24%) Android
12 9 (15.52%) Mobile Application Development
12 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
12 9 (15.52%) J2EE
12 9 (15.52%) Oracle
12 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
12 9 (15.52%) Windows CE
13 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
13 8 (13.79%) VB
13 8 (13.79%) Scrum
13 8 (13.79%) Objective-C
13 8 (13.79%) Banking

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 5 August 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 3 (5.17%) JBoss
2 2 (3.45%) SAS
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (13.79%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.07%) HTTP
2 4 (6.90%) GPRS
2 4 (6.90%) UMTS
3 2 (3.45%) LAN
3 2 (3.45%) Wireless
4 1 (1.72%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (32.76%) SQL Server
2 3 (5.17%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
2 7 (12.07%) Git (software)
2 7 (12.07%) LoadRunner
2 7 (12.07%) Subversion
3 3 (5.17%) JUnit
4 2 (3.45%) AppScan
4 2 (3.45%) Metasploit
4 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (3.45%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.72%) HP UFT
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 7 (12.07%) Electronics
4 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
5 4 (6.90%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
6 3 (5.17%) Retail
7 1 (1.72%) Retail Banking
7 1 (1.72%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 22 (37.93%) Developer
2 11 (18.97%) Software Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Test Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Graduate
4 5 (8.62%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Performance Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Embedded C Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Performance Test Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) iOS Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Software Manager
5 4 (6.90%) C Software Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (36.21%) .NET
2 17 (29.31%) HTML
3 10 (17.24%) Web Services
3 10 (17.24%) XML
4 9 (15.52%) J2EE
5 7 (12.07%) ODBC
6 6 (10.34%) ASP.NET
6 6 (10.34%) JSON
6 6 (10.34%) WCF
7 5 (8.62%) CSS
8 4 (6.90%) WPF
8 4 (6.90%) jQuery
8 4 (6.90%) WinForms
8 4 (6.90%) .NET Framework
8 4 (6.90%) .NET Compact Framework
9 3 (5.17%) Java ME
9 3 (5.17%) Ajax
9 3 (5.17%) Drools
9 3 (5.17%) J2SE
10 2 (3.45%) WSDL
Miscellaneous
1 11 (18.97%) Mobile App
2 8 (13.79%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.07%) Mainframe
4 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
5 5 (8.62%) iPhone
5 5 (8.62%) iPad
6 4 (6.90%) GIS
7 3 (5.17%) User Experience
8 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
8 2 (3.45%) Online Banking
8 2 (3.45%) SCADA
8 2 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
8 2 (3.45%) Cryptography
9 1 (1.72%) Economics
9 1 (1.72%) Statistics
9 1 (1.72%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
9 1 (1.72%) Physics
9 1 (1.72%) Psychology
Operating Systems
1 25 (43.10%) Windows
2 12 (20.69%) Apple iOS
3 10 (17.24%) Android
3 10 (17.24%) Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Windows CE
5 7 (12.07%) UNIX
6 5 (8.62%) Mac OS X
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.72%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.72%) AIX
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 7
8 1 (1.72%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (46.55%) Agile Software Development
2 21 (36.21%) Software Engineering
3 10 (17.24%) OO
4 9 (15.52%) Mobile Application Development
5 8 (13.79%) iOS Development
5 8 (13.79%) SDLC
5 8 (13.79%) Scrum
5 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
6 7 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
6 7 (12.07%) Test Scripting
6 7 (12.07%) TDD
7 6 (10.34%) Performance Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Software Testing
8 5 (8.62%) Network Design
8 5 (8.62%) Web Development
8 5 (8.62%) Information Security
8 5 (8.62%) Android Development
8 5 (8.62%) Server Hardening
8 5 (8.62%) Waterfall
8 5 (8.62%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) C
2 27 (46.55%) Java
3 22 (37.93%) C#
4 17 (29.31%) SQL
5 9 (15.52%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.79%) VB
6 8 (13.79%) Objective-C
7 6 (10.34%) Embedded C
8 5 (8.62%) Embedded C++
8 5 (8.62%) Python
8 5 (8.62%) Apple Swift
9 4 (6.90%) VB.NET
10 3 (5.17%) Perl
11 2 (3.45%) ANSI C
11 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.72%) Ruby
12 1 (1.72%) Fortran
12 1 (1.72%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.72%) VC++
12 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 11 (18.97%) Degree
2 4 (6.90%) HNC
2 4 (6.90%) HND
2 4 (6.90%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.62%) ISO 9001
2 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 4 (6.90%) QA
2 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
Vendors
1 9 (15.52%) Oracle
2 7 (12.07%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) HP
3 5 (8.62%) Apple
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
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