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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 93 83 70
Rank change year-on-year
-10 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 26 41 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.52% 2.25% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.00% 4.20% 5.41%
Number of salaries quoted 22 33 49
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £46,400 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
867 977 1146
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 50.55% 53.59% 59.41%
Number of salaries quoted 702 758 956
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 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +10 5 £47,500 +11.76% 2
Runcorn - 4 £47,500 - 1
Chester +4 3 £25,000 +8.69%
Crewe -3 2 £38,750 +29.16% 1
Wilmslow - 1 £37,500 - 2
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 50 (64.94%) C
2 46 (59.74%) Java
3 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (41.56%) Windows
5 31 (40.26%) Apple iOS
6 30 (38.96%) HTML
7 29 (37.66%) C#
8 28 (36.36%) Android
9 27 (35.06%) .NET
10 25 (32.47%) Degree
11 23 (29.87%) OO
12 22 (28.57%) SQL
13 20 (25.97%) Subversion
13 20 (25.97%) Git (software)
14 19 (24.68%) Linux
14 19 (24.68%) CSS
14 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
15 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
16 16 (20.78%) HTML5
17 15 (19.48%) HTTP
18 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
19 13 (16.88%) Finance
19 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
20 12 (15.58%) Oracle
20 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
20 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
20 12 (15.58%) Mobile App
21 11 (14.29%) NoSQL
21 11 (14.29%) jQuery
21 11 (14.29%) VB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (11.69%) Node.js
2 4 (5.19%) SAS
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Pig
3 2 (2.60%) Apache Spark
4 1 (1.30%) Flash Media Server
4 1 (1.30%) WordPress
4 1 (1.30%) IIS
Applications
1 2 (2.60%) MS Office
1 2 (2.60%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 8 (10.39%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 15 (19.48%) HTTP
2 10 (12.99%) TCP/IP
3 8 (10.39%) HTTPS
4 1 (1.30%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (24.68%) SQL Server
2 11 (14.29%) NoSQL
3 10 (12.99%) Big Data
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 8 (10.39%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (7.79%) SQLite
6 2 (2.60%) Hadoop
6 2 (2.60%) Apache Hive
6 2 (2.60%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (2.60%) BusinessObjects
6 2 (2.60%) HBase
6 2 (2.60%) Impala
7 1 (1.30%) Relational Database
7 1 (1.30%) MySQL
7 1 (1.30%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 20 (25.97%) Subversion
1 20 (25.97%) Git (software)
2 9 (11.69%) JUnit
3 8 (10.39%) NUnit
4 7 (9.09%) LoadRunner
5 4 (5.19%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (2.60%) JIRA
6 2 (2.60%) Visual Studio
6 2 (2.60%) QuickTest Pro
7 1 (1.30%) Selenium
7 1 (1.30%) FlexUnit
General
1 13 (16.88%) Finance
2 5 (6.49%) Electronics
3 4 (5.19%) Banking
3 4 (5.19%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.90%) Retail
5 2 (2.60%) Retail Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (2.60%) Law
6 1 (1.30%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.30%) Marketing
6 1 (1.30%) Billing
Job Titles
1 43 (55.84%) Developer
2 15 (19.48%) Software Engineer
3 14 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 10 (12.99%) Tester
5 9 (11.69%) .NET Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Applications Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Java Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Senior .NET Developer
6 8 (10.39%) Java Applications Developer
7 7 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
7 7 (9.09%) Senior Tester
8 6 (7.79%) Embedded C Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Test Manager
8 6 (7.79%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 6 (7.79%) Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Mobile Developer
8 6 (7.79%) iOS Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Mobile Applications Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (38.96%) HTML
2 27 (35.06%) .NET
3 19 (24.68%) CSS
4 16 (20.78%) HTML5
5 12 (15.58%) .NET Framework
5 12 (15.58%) ASP.NET
6 11 (14.29%) jQuery
7 10 (12.99%) Web Services
7 10 (12.99%) XML
8 9 (11.69%) JSON
8 9 (11.69%) CSS3
8 9 (11.69%) WebSockets
8 9 (11.69%) WebRTC
9 8 (10.39%) ASP.NET MVC
9 8 (10.39%) J2SE
9 8 (10.39%) AWT
10 7 (9.09%) ODBC
10 7 (9.09%) J2EE
11 4 (5.19%) LINQ
12 3 (3.90%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 12 (15.58%) Mobile App
2 7 (9.09%) Mainframe
3 6 (7.79%) iPhone
3 6 (7.79%) iPad
3 6 (7.79%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (6.49%) Enterprise Software
5 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 2 (2.60%) Statistics
6 2 (2.60%) SCADA
6 2 (2.60%) Video Conferencing
6 2 (2.60%) Data Integration
7 1 (1.30%) Telematics
7 1 (1.30%) Open Source
7 1 (1.30%) Machine to Machine
7 1 (1.30%) User Experience
7 1 (1.30%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.30%) Physics
7 1 (1.30%) Psychology
7 1 (1.30%) Life Science
7 1 (1.30%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.56%) Windows
2 31 (40.26%) Apple iOS
3 28 (36.36%) Android
4 19 (24.68%) Linux
5 7 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 7 (9.09%) UNIX
6 5 (6.49%) Windows CE
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 7
7 2 (2.60%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.30%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (44.16%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (29.87%) OO
3 18 (23.38%) Software Engineering
4 14 (18.18%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (12.99%) OOD
6 8 (10.39%) MVC
6 8 (10.39%) Scrum
6 8 (10.39%) Unit Testing
6 8 (10.39%) Test Scripting
6 8 (10.39%) Memory Management
7 7 (9.09%) iOS Development
7 7 (9.09%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (9.09%) E-Commerce
8 6 (7.79%) UML
8 6 (7.79%) Performance Testing
8 6 (7.79%) Test Automation
8 6 (7.79%) Mobile Application Development
8 6 (7.79%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (6.49%) Root Cause Analysis
9 5 (6.49%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 50 (64.94%) C
2 46 (59.74%) Java
3 29 (37.66%) C#
4 22 (28.57%) SQL
5 13 (16.88%) JavaScript
6 11 (14.29%) VB
7 8 (10.39%) T-SQL
8 7 (9.09%) Embedded C++
9 6 (7.79%) Embedded C
9 6 (7.79%) Objective-C
10 3 (3.90%) VB.NET
10 3 (3.90%) Python
11 2 (2.60%) Scala
11 2 (2.60%) Bash Shell
11 2 (2.60%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.30%) Assembly Language
12 1 (1.30%) VBScript
12 1 (1.30%) Perl
12 1 (1.30%) PHP
Qualifications
1 25 (32.47%) Degree
2 5 (6.49%) HNC
2 5 (6.49%) HND
3 4 (5.19%) ISEB
4 1 (1.30%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.49%) ISO 9001
2 4 (5.19%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (2.60%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 1 (1.30%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 12 (15.58%) Oracle
2 8 (10.39%) Microsoft
3 7 (9.09%) HP
4 6 (7.79%) Apple
5 2 (2.60%) Ab Initio
5 2 (2.60%) VMware
5 2 (2.60%) Teradata
5 2 (2.60%) Informatica
5 2 (2.60%) Business Objects
5 2 (2.60%) SAP
5 2 (2.60%) Cognos
6 1 (1.30%) Adobe
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Posted: Yesterday
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Frodsham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 to 60,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Wilmslow
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Runcorn
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £1 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago