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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 72 87 75
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 29 39 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.23% 2.10% 2.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 4.44% 4.38%
Number of salaries quoted 26 37 35
Average salary £37,500 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.66% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £29,900 £28,800
10% offered a salary of more than £48,200 £52,750 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
634 878 890
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 48.66% 47.36% 56.01%
Number of salaries quoted 556 738 712
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £28,500 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 +16 15 £35,000 -26.31% 4
Crewe +11 5 £40,000 +21.21%
Ellesmere Port - 3 £45,000 - 2
Runcorn +7 2 £20,500 -56.84%
Chester +4 2 £42,500 -2.85% 3
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 (63.64%) C
2 32 (58.18%) Windows
2 32 (58.18%) Software Engineering
3 28 (50.91%) C#
4 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (43.64%) Linux
6 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
7 18 (32.73%) OO
8 17 (30.91%) Scrum
8 17 (30.91%) Embedded Linux
8 17 (30.91%) Degree
9 16 (29.09%) Embedded C
10 15 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
11 14 (25.45%) Root Cause Analysis
12 13 (23.64%) Windows CE
12 13 (23.64%) Java
12 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
12 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
12 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
12 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
13 12 (21.82%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (21.82%) .NET
13 12 (21.82%) HTML
13 12 (21.82%) UML
13 12 (21.82%) Pair Programming
13 12 (21.82%) Electronics
14 11 (20.00%) HNC
14 11 (20.00%) HND
14 11 (20.00%) ISO 9001
15 10 (18.18%) OOD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 1 (1.82%) Apache
1 1 (1.82%) nginx
1 1 (1.82%) Node.js
1 1 (1.82%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (5.45%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (5.45%) Dynamics NAV
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (23.64%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.27%) DB2
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (1.82%) MySQL
4 1 (1.82%) NoSQL
4 1 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.82%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 10 (18.18%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.82%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.82%) Selenium
2 1 (1.82%) SpecFlow
2 1 (1.82%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (1.82%) WebDriver
General
1 12 (21.82%) Electronics
2 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
3 3 (5.45%) Finance
4 2 (3.64%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.82%) Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (43.64%) Software Engineer
2 20 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (27.27%) Developer
4 14 (25.45%) C Software Engineer
4 14 (25.45%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Embedded Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Embedded C Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (9.09%) Senior Developer
7 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.27%) C++ Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 4 (7.27%) Lead Developer
8 4 (7.27%) Linux Engineer
9 3 (5.45%) C/C++ Developer
9 3 (5.45%) C/C++ Software Developer
9 3 (5.45%) Technical Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.82%) .NET
1 12 (21.82%) HTML
2 9 (16.36%) CSS
3 8 (14.55%) Web Services
4 5 (9.09%) REST
4 5 (9.09%) WCF
5 4 (7.27%) Ajax
5 4 (7.27%) ASP.NET
5 4 (7.27%) EJB
5 4 (7.27%) J2EE
5 4 (7.27%) J2SE
5 4 (7.27%) JSP
5 4 (7.27%) MFC
5 4 (7.27%) Servlets
6 3 (5.45%) XML
7 2 (3.64%) WinForms
8 1 (1.82%) AngularJS
8 1 (1.82%) CGI
8 1 (1.82%) LAMP
8 1 (1.82%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (36.36%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (21.82%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (7.27%) Management Information System
3 4 (7.27%) Mobile App
4 3 (5.45%) AS400
4 3 (5.45%) FMCG
4 3 (5.45%) SCADA
5 2 (3.64%) VHDL
6 1 (1.82%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.82%) Economics
6 1 (1.82%) iPad
6 1 (1.82%) iPhone
6 1 (1.82%) Statistics
6 1 (1.82%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 32 (58.18%) Windows
2 24 (43.64%) Linux
3 17 (30.91%) Embedded Linux
4 13 (23.64%) Windows CE
5 5 (9.09%) Unix
6 2 (3.64%) Android
6 2 (3.64%) Apple iOS
7 1 (1.82%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (58.18%) Software Engineering
2 25 (45.45%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (32.73%) OO
4 17 (30.91%) Scrum
5 15 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
6 14 (25.45%) Root Cause Analysis
7 13 (23.64%) Continuous Integration
7 13 (23.64%) Test Automation
8 12 (21.82%) Pair Programming
8 12 (21.82%) UML
9 10 (18.18%) OOD
10 5 (9.09%) Multithreading
11 4 (7.27%) Content Management
11 4 (7.27%) Information Management
11 4 (7.27%) TDD
12 3 (5.45%) Cybersecurity
12 3 (5.45%) Mobile Development
12 3 (5.45%) Open Source
12 3 (5.45%) Project Management
13 2 (3.64%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 35 (63.64%) C
2 28 (50.91%) C#
3 16 (29.09%) Embedded C
4 13 (23.64%) Java
4 13 (23.64%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.36%) SQL
6 7 (12.73%) Embedded C++
7 5 (9.09%) PHP
8 3 (5.45%) COBOL
8 3 (5.45%) Python
8 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
8 3 (5.45%) VC++
9 1 (1.82%) Apple Swift
9 1 (1.82%) Objective-C
9 1 (1.82%) Ruby
9 1 (1.82%) VB
9 1 (1.82%) VB6
Qualifications
1 17 (30.91%) Degree
2 11 (20.00%) HNC
2 11 (20.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (20.00%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.82%) QA
System Software
1 3 (5.45%) Active Directory
2 1 (1.82%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (14.55%) Oracle
2 7 (12.73%) IBM
3 5 (9.09%) Microsoft
4 3 (5.45%) SAP
5 1 (1.82%) Apple
5 1 (1.82%) Facebook
5 1 (1.82%) Infragistics
5 1 (1.82%) Symbian
5 1 (1.82%) Twitter
Warrington, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Chester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £26,000 per annum plus company benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Mobica Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum dependent on experience
Posted: 12 days ago
Chester
Shortlist Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £58000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago