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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 94 79 82
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 29 42 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.65% 2.46% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.14% 4.76% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 24 37 32
Average salary £44,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.66% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,350 £30,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
924 882 986
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 52.50% 51.73% 54.27%
Number of salaries quoted 754 715 846
Average salary £40,000 £35,500 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.67% +3.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
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 3 July 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 3 July 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
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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 -1 6 £50,000 +25.00% 1
Runcorn -6 3 £47,500 +58.33%
Crewe - 3 £31,000 -
Nantwich +5 1 £22,000 -26.66% 1
Wilmslow -8 1 £45,000 +20.00%
Frodsham - 1 £32,500 -
Chester - 1 £44,000 - 2
Congleton - 1 £22,000 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 30 (51.72%) Java
3 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (41.38%) Windows
5 23 (39.66%) .NET
6 22 (37.93%) C#
7 20 (34.48%) Finance
8 19 (32.76%) Software Engineering
9 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
10 15 (25.86%) HTML
10 15 (25.86%) SQL
10 15 (25.86%) Apple iOS
11 14 (24.14%) OO
12 13 (22.41%) Mobile App
13 12 (20.69%) Degree
14 11 (18.97%) Android
15 10 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
15 10 (17.24%) Scrum
15 10 (17.24%) Oracle
15 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
16 9 (15.52%) Windows CE
16 9 (15.52%) Linux
16 9 (15.52%) VB
16 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
16 9 (15.52%) iOS Development
16 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
17 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
17 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
17 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
17 8 (13.79%) J2EE

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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%) Node.js
3 1 (1.72%) Apache
3 1 (1.72%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (8.62%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.45%) MS Office
3 1 (1.72%) RoboHelp
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Azure
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 18 (31.03%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.45%) BusinessObjects
2 2 (3.45%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.72%) Big Data
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.72%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (15.52%) Visual Studio
2 8 (13.79%) Subversion
2 8 (13.79%) Git (software)
3 7 (12.07%) LoadRunner
4 3 (5.17%) JUnit
5 2 (3.45%) Metasploit
5 2 (3.45%) AppScan
5 2 (3.45%) HP UFT
5 2 (3.45%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (1.72%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.72%) NUnit
6 1 (1.72%) JIRA
General
1 20 (34.48%) Finance
2 8 (13.79%) Banking
3 5 (8.62%) Financial Institution
3 5 (8.62%) Electronics
4 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 4 (6.90%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Retail Banking
5 2 (3.45%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (41.38%) Developer
2 12 (20.69%) Software Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Test Manager
3 6 (10.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 6 (10.34%) iOS Developer
4 5 (8.62%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Performance Test Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Graduate
4 5 (8.62%) Embedded C Software Engineer
4 5 (8.62%) Performance Manager
4 5 (8.62%) Security Engineer
5 4 (6.90%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (6.90%) Software Developer
5 4 (6.90%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (39.66%) .NET
2 15 (25.86%) HTML
3 8 (13.79%) J2EE
3 8 (13.79%) ASP.NET
3 8 (13.79%) Web Services
4 7 (12.07%) XML
4 7 (12.07%) ODBC
5 6 (10.34%) .NET Framework
5 6 (10.34%) JSON
6 4 (6.90%) .NET Compact Framework
6 4 (6.90%) WinForms
6 4 (6.90%) WPF
6 4 (6.90%) jQuery
7 3 (5.17%) Drools
7 3 (5.17%) Java ME
7 3 (5.17%) CSS
7 3 (5.17%) J2SE
7 3 (5.17%) WSDL
7 3 (5.17%) WCF
8 2 (3.45%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.41%) Mobile App
2 9 (15.52%) Analytical Skills
3 7 (12.07%) Mainframe
4 6 (10.34%) Computer Science
4 6 (10.34%) iPhone
4 6 (10.34%) iPad
5 4 (6.90%) GIS
6 3 (5.17%) User Experience
7 2 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 2 (3.45%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.45%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
7 2 (3.45%) SCADA
8 1 (1.72%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.72%) Physics
8 1 (1.72%) Psychology
8 1 (1.72%) Clustering
8 1 (1.72%) Cryptography
8 1 (1.72%) Economics
8 1 (1.72%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 24 (41.38%) Windows
2 15 (25.86%) Apple iOS
3 11 (18.97%) Android
4 9 (15.52%) Linux
4 9 (15.52%) Windows CE
5 7 (12.07%) UNIX
6 6 (10.34%) Mac OS X
7 4 (6.90%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (3.45%) Windows 8
8 2 (3.45%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
9 1 (1.72%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.72%) Windows Vista
9 1 (1.72%) FreeBSD
9 1 (1.72%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.72%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) Software Engineering
3 14 (24.14%) OO
4 10 (17.24%) Scrum
4 10 (17.24%) Mobile Application Development
5 9 (15.52%) iOS Development
6 8 (13.79%) Incident Management
6 8 (13.79%) Test Scripting
7 7 (12.07%) Penetration Testing
7 7 (12.07%) SDLC
8 6 (10.34%) Performance Testing
8 6 (10.34%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.34%) Root Cause Analysis
8 6 (10.34%) Embedded Software Development
8 6 (10.34%) TDD
8 6 (10.34%) Continuous Integration
8 6 (10.34%) UML
9 5 (8.62%) Information Security
9 5 (8.62%) Web Development
9 5 (8.62%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 35 (60.34%) C
2 30 (51.72%) Java
3 22 (37.93%) C#
4 15 (25.86%) SQL
5 9 (15.52%) VB
6 8 (13.79%) Objective-C
7 7 (12.07%) Embedded C
7 7 (12.07%) JavaScript
8 6 (10.34%) Embedded C++
8 6 (10.34%) Apple Swift
9 5 (8.62%) Python
10 3 (5.17%) Perl
10 3 (5.17%) VB.NET
11 2 (3.45%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.72%) Fortran
12 1 (1.72%) Ruby
12 1 (1.72%) VC++
12 1 (1.72%) T-SQL
12 1 (1.72%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 12 (20.69%) Degree
2 5 (8.62%) HNC
2 5 (8.62%) HND
3 4 (6.90%) ISEB
4 1 (1.72%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (10.34%) ISO 9001
1 6 (10.34%) QA
2 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (6.90%) ISO/IEC 27001
Vendors
1 10 (17.24%) Oracle
1 10 (17.24%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.07%) HP
3 6 (10.34%) Apple
4 2 (3.45%) Business Objects
4 2 (3.45%) SAP
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