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 31 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
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 85 69 41
Rank change year-on-year
-16 -28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 44 45 130
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 2.42% 2.64% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.67% 4.73% 9.50%
Number of salaries quoted 40 39 117
Average salary £37,500 £47,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.05% +28.37%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £64,000 £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
942 951 1369
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 51.82% 55.81% 59.78%
Number of salaries quoted 769 825 1240
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 £27,500
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 31 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 31 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
Wilmslow - 10 £37,500 -
Nantwich - 9 £30,000 -
Warrington -15 8 £40,000 +23.07%
Northwich - 3 £40,000 -
Crewe +1 2 £35,750 -24.73% 1
Knutsford 0 2 £37,500 +4.16% 1
Runcorn 0 1 £30,000 - 1
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 31 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 49 (53.85%) C#
2 44 (48.35%) Software Engineering
3 40 (43.96%) Java
4 35 (38.46%) SQL
4 35 (38.46%) C
5 30 (32.97%) .NET
6 27 (29.67%) QA
7 26 (28.57%) Python
8 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
9 21 (23.08%) Degree
10 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
10 18 (19.78%) Windows
11 17 (18.68%) HTML
11 17 (18.68%) Finance
12 16 (17.58%) Enterprise Software
13 15 (16.48%) Project Management
13 15 (16.48%) PHP
13 15 (16.48%) Linux
14 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
15 13 (14.29%) VMware
15 13 (14.29%) Oracle
15 13 (14.29%) Citrix
15 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
15 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
15 13 (14.29%) XenApp
15 13 (14.29%) XenDesktop
16 12 (13.19%) OO
17 11 (12.09%) WPF
18 10 (10.99%) HTML5
18 10 (10.99%) TDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 10 (10.99%) IIS
2 6 (6.59%) SAS
3 2 (2.20%) nginx
3 2 (2.20%) WebSphere
3 2 (2.20%) Apache
4 1 (1.10%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (8.79%) MS Excel
2 7 (7.69%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 9 (9.89%) TCP/IP
2 6 (6.59%) HTTPS
2 6 (6.59%) HTTP
3 2 (2.20%) ATM
4 1 (1.10%) iSCSI
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (9.89%) MySQL
2 6 (6.59%) BusinessObjects
3 5 (5.49%) Informix
3 5 (5.49%) PostgreSQL
4 4 (4.40%) SQL Server
5 3 (3.30%) RDBMS
5 3 (3.30%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.20%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.10%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 6 (6.59%) Subversion
2 5 (5.49%) JUnit
3 4 (4.40%) Selenium
3 4 (4.40%) Cucumber
4 3 (3.30%) Git (software)
5 2 (2.20%) Visual Studio
6 1 (1.10%) QuickTest Pro
6 1 (1.10%) IntelliJ
6 1 (1.10%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.10%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 17 (18.68%) Finance
2 7 (7.69%) Automotive
3 1 (1.10%) Games
Job Titles
1 49 (53.85%) Developer
2 18 (19.78%) Software Engineer
3 15 (16.48%) Analyst
4 14 (15.38%) C# Developer
5 13 (14.29%) Automation Engineer
5 13 (14.29%) Development Engineer
5 13 (14.29%) Senior Development Engineer
6 12 (13.19%) C# Software Engineer
6 12 (13.19%) Software Developer
6 12 (13.19%) Programmer
7 10 (10.99%) C# Programmer
7 10 (10.99%) Analyst Programmer
7 10 (10.99%) Developer Analyst
7 10 (10.99%) C# Analyst Programmer
8 8 (8.79%) Java Developer
8 8 (8.79%) C++ Developer
9 7 (7.69%) Graduate
10 6 (6.59%) Agile C# Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Progress Developer
10 6 (6.59%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (32.97%) .NET
2 17 (18.68%) HTML
3 14 (15.38%) ASP.NET
4 11 (12.09%) WPF
5 10 (10.99%) HTML5
6 5 (5.49%) J2SE
7 4 (4.40%) Gherkin
7 4 (4.40%) Middleware
7 4 (4.40%) CSS
8 3 (3.30%) Web Services
8 3 (3.30%) XML
8 3 (3.30%) AWT
9 2 (2.20%) Django
9 2 (2.20%) Java ME
9 2 (2.20%) WinForms
9 2 (2.20%) XHTML
10 1 (1.10%) COM
10 1 (1.10%) EJB
10 1 (1.10%) J2EE
10 1 (1.10%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 16 (17.58%) Enterprise Software
2 13 (14.29%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.69%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.59%) Physics
4 6 (6.59%) Statistics
5 2 (2.20%) Open Source
5 2 (2.20%) W3C
6 1 (1.10%) DTV
6 1 (1.10%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.10%) STB
6 1 (1.10%) SCADA
6 1 (1.10%) PDA
6 1 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.78%) Windows
2 15 (16.48%) Linux
3 9 (9.89%) UNIX
4 5 (5.49%) Android
5 3 (3.30%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.20%) Mac OS
6 2 (2.20%) Debian
6 2 (2.20%) VxWorks
7 1 (1.10%) Solaris
7 1 (1.10%) VMS
7 1 (1.10%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 44 (48.35%) Software Engineering
2 25 (27.47%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (16.48%) Project Management
4 13 (14.29%) Test Scripting
5 12 (13.19%) OO
6 10 (10.99%) TDD
7 8 (8.79%) Test Automation
7 8 (8.79%) Web Development
8 7 (7.69%) Continuous Integration
9 6 (6.59%) Automation Testing
9 6 (6.59%) Business Analysis
9 6 (6.59%) OOD
9 6 (6.59%) Business Intelligence
10 5 (5.49%) OOP
10 5 (5.49%) Regression Testing
10 5 (5.49%) Integration Testing
11 4 (4.40%) Multithreading
11 4 (4.40%) Test Strategy
11 4 (4.40%) Scrum
11 4 (4.40%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 49 (53.85%) C#
2 40 (43.96%) Java
3 35 (38.46%) SQL
3 35 (38.46%) C
4 26 (28.57%) Python
5 15 (16.48%) PHP
6 9 (9.89%) Golang
7 7 (7.69%) Ada
8 5 (5.49%) JavaScript
9 4 (4.40%) PowerShell
9 4 (4.40%) Bash Shell
9 4 (4.40%) Perl
9 4 (4.40%) VBScript
10 1 (1.10%) VB
10 1 (1.10%) VB.NET
10 1 (1.10%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.10%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 21 (23.08%) Degree
2 9 (9.89%) Security Cleared
3 7 (7.69%) SC Cleared
4 6 (6.59%) ISEB
5 4 (4.40%) HND
6 2 (2.20%) ISTQB
7 1 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (29.67%) QA
System Software
1 13 (14.29%) XenApp
1 13 (14.29%) XenDesktop
2 9 (9.89%) Active Directory
2 9 (9.89%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (9.89%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 18 (19.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (14.29%) VMware
2 13 (14.29%) Oracle
2 13 (14.29%) Citrix
3 9 (9.89%) Google
4 8 (8.79%) SAP
5 6 (6.59%) Progress
5 6 (6.59%) Business Objects
6 1 (1.10%) Sybase
6 1 (1.10%) JBoss
6 1 (1.10%) TIBCO
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package/pension/bonus/health
Posted: 3 days ago
Runcorn
Real Staffing
Salary: £55000 - £75000 per annum + pension, bonus, healthcare
Posted: 13 days ago