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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 90 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 38 46 109
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.98% 2.76% 4.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.71% 4.89% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 34 43 94
Average salary £37,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.76% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £62,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
1024 940 1284
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 53.25% 56.49% 58.02%
Number of salaries quoted 828 825 1164
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,200 £25,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £53,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 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 22 August 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
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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 - 8 £40,000 - 1
Wilmslow - 8 £37,500 -
Nantwich - 6 £30,000 - 1
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Runcorn +2 2 £30,000 -
Crewe -3 2 £35,750 -24.73% 1
Knutsford -7 2 £37,500 -11.76%
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 46 (55.42%) C#
2 39 (46.99%) Software Engineering
3 34 (40.96%) SQL
4 33 (39.76%) Java
5 32 (38.55%) C
6 27 (32.53%) .NET
6 27 (32.53%) QA
7 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
7 24 (28.92%) Python
8 19 (22.89%) Degree
9 18 (21.69%) Windows
10 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
10 17 (20.48%) Finance
11 15 (18.07%) HTML
12 13 (15.66%) VMware
12 13 (15.66%) Project Management
12 13 (15.66%) Citrix
12 13 (15.66%) Test Scripting
12 13 (15.66%) XenApp
12 13 (15.66%) XenDesktop
12 13 (15.66%) Enterprise Software
13 12 (14.46%) PHP
13 12 (14.46%) Oracle
14 11 (13.25%) WPF
14 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET
15 10 (12.05%) IIS
15 10 (12.05%) Linux
15 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
16 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
16 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 22 August 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 10 (12.05%) IIS
2 5 (6.02%) SAS
3 2 (2.41%) Apache
3 2 (2.41%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.41%) nginx
4 1 (1.20%) WebLogic
Applications
1 7 (8.43%) MS Excel
2 6 (7.23%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.02%) TCP/IP
2 4 (4.82%) HTTPS
2 4 (4.82%) HTTP
3 2 (2.41%) ATM
3 2 (2.41%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (7.23%) MySQL
2 5 (6.02%) BusinessObjects
2 5 (6.02%) Informix
3 2 (2.41%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (2.41%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.20%) SAP HANA
4 1 (1.20%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (4.82%) Subversion
1 4 (4.82%) Selenium
1 4 (4.82%) Cucumber
2 3 (3.61%) Git (software)
2 3 (3.61%) JUnit
2 3 (3.61%) Visual Studio
3 1 (1.20%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (1.20%) QuickTest Pro
3 1 (1.20%) IntelliJ
3 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
General
1 17 (20.48%) Finance
2 7 (8.43%) Automotive
3 1 (1.20%) Games
Job Titles
1 45 (54.22%) Developer
2 14 (16.87%) Software Engineer
2 14 (16.87%) C# Developer
3 13 (15.66%) Analyst
3 13 (15.66%) Development Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Senior Development Engineer
3 13 (15.66%) Automation Engineer
4 12 (14.46%) Programmer
5 11 (13.25%) Software Developer
5 11 (13.25%) C# Software Engineer
6 10 (12.05%) Developer Analyst
6 10 (12.05%) C# Analyst Programmer
6 10 (12.05%) Analyst Programmer
6 10 (12.05%) C# Programmer
7 8 (9.64%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.64%) C++ Developer
8 7 (8.43%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Graduate
9 6 (7.23%) Progress Developer
9 6 (7.23%) Agile C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (32.53%) .NET
2 15 (18.07%) HTML
3 11 (13.25%) WPF
3 11 (13.25%) ASP.NET
4 8 (9.64%) HTML5
5 4 (4.82%) CSS
5 4 (4.82%) Gherkin
6 3 (3.61%) Web Services
6 3 (3.61%) XML
6 3 (3.61%) AWT
6 3 (3.61%) J2SE
7 2 (2.41%) XHTML
7 2 (2.41%) Middleware
7 2 (2.41%) COM
7 2 (2.41%) Django
8 1 (1.20%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
8 1 (1.20%) HornetQ
8 1 (1.20%) JPA
8 1 (1.20%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.20%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.66%) Enterprise Software
2 10 (12.05%) Computer Science
3 6 (7.23%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.02%) Physics
4 5 (6.02%) Statistics
5 2 (2.41%) W3C
5 2 (2.41%) Open Source
6 1 (1.20%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.20%) SCADA
6 1 (1.20%) PDA
6 1 (1.20%) DTV
6 1 (1.20%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 18 (21.69%) Windows
2 10 (12.05%) Linux
3 8 (9.64%) UNIX
4 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 3 (3.61%) Android
5 2 (2.41%) VxWorks
5 2 (2.41%) Solaris
5 2 (2.41%) Debian
5 2 (2.41%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.20%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (46.99%) Software Engineering
2 24 (28.92%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (15.66%) Project Management
3 13 (15.66%) Test Scripting
4 9 (10.84%) TDD
5 8 (9.64%) Test Automation
6 7 (8.43%) OO
7 6 (7.23%) Automation Testing
7 6 (7.23%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (6.02%) Integration Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Regression Testing
8 5 (6.02%) Web Development
8 5 (6.02%) Business Analysis
8 5 (6.02%) Business Intelligence
9 4 (4.82%) OOD
9 4 (4.82%) OOP
9 4 (4.82%) Workflow
9 4 (4.82%) Test Strategy
10 3 (3.61%) Memory Management
10 3 (3.61%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (55.42%) C#
2 34 (40.96%) SQL
3 33 (39.76%) Java
4 32 (38.55%) C
5 24 (28.92%) Python
6 12 (14.46%) PHP
7 7 (8.43%) Golang
7 7 (8.43%) Ada
8 5 (6.02%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.82%) Perl
9 4 (4.82%) VBScript
9 4 (4.82%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.82%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.41%) Shell Script
11 1 (1.20%) VB
11 1 (1.20%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 19 (22.89%) Degree
2 9 (10.84%) Security Cleared
3 7 (8.43%) SC Cleared
4 6 (7.23%) ISEB
5 4 (4.82%) HND
6 2 (2.41%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (2.41%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (32.53%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.66%) XenApp
1 13 (15.66%) XenDesktop
2 9 (10.84%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (10.84%) Hyper-V
2 9 (10.84%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 17 (20.48%) Microsoft
2 13 (15.66%) VMware
2 13 (15.66%) Citrix
3 12 (14.46%) Oracle
4 7 (8.43%) Google
4 7 (8.43%) SAP
5 6 (7.23%) Progress
6 5 (6.02%) Business Objects
7 1 (1.20%) Sybase
7 1 (1.20%) TIBCO
7 1 (1.20%) JBoss
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 10 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £30000 - £36000 per annum
Posted: 11 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + Car Allowance
Posted: 18 days ago