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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 91 89 72
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 30 37 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 1.74% 1.94% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.16% 3.66% 4.49%
Number of salaries quoted 29 33 39
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
948 1012 914
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cheshire 54.96% 52.96% 57.38%
Number of salaries quoted 794 819 799
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £53,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 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 28 August 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
Chester - 9 £42,000 -
Crewe -2 2 £22,000 -38.46%
Runcorn -4 2 £39,000 +30.00% 1
Nantwich +8 1 £22,000 -26.66%
Warrington -1 1 £38,500 -3.75% 1
Wilmslow -2 1 £45,000 +9.09%
Congleton - 1 £22,000 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (58.33%) C
2 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
3 25 (41.67%) C#
4 24 (40.00%) Java
4 24 (40.00%) .NET
5 23 (38.33%) Windows
5 23 (38.33%) Software Engineering
6 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
7 19 (31.67%) HTML
7 19 (31.67%) SQL
7 19 (31.67%) Finance
8 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 12 (20.00%) Web Services
8 12 (20.00%) XML
9 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
10 10 (16.67%) OO
10 10 (16.67%) Degree
10 10 (16.67%) Apple iOS
10 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
11 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
11 9 (15.00%) Android
11 9 (15.00%) WCF
11 9 (15.00%) J2EE
11 9 (15.00%) Oracle
12 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
12 8 (13.33%) CSS
12 8 (13.33%) VB
12 8 (13.33%) Windows CE
12 8 (13.33%) UNIX
12 8 (13.33%) Scrum

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (5.00%) JBoss
1 3 (5.00%) SAS
2 1 (1.67%) Apache
2 1 (1.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 11 (18.33%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 7 (11.67%) HTTP
2 4 (6.67%) GPRS
2 4 (6.67%) UMTS
3 2 (3.33%) LAN
3 2 (3.33%) Wireless
4 1 (1.67%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (36.67%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.00%) SQL Server 2008
3 2 (3.33%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 8 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 7 (11.67%) LoadRunner
3 6 (10.00%) Subversion
3 6 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.00%) JUnit
5 2 (3.33%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.33%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.33%) AppScan
5 2 (3.33%) Metasploit
6 1 (1.67%) HP UFT
General
1 19 (31.67%) Finance
2 8 (13.33%) Banking
3 7 (11.67%) Electronics
4 5 (8.33%) Financial Institution
4 5 (8.33%) Manufacturing
5 4 (6.67%) Investment Banking
6 2 (3.33%) Retail
Job Titles
1 18 (30.00%) Developer
2 10 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 6 (10.00%) Test Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Graduate
4 5 (8.33%) Java Developer
4 5 (8.33%) Security Engineer
4 5 (8.33%) Performance Manager
4 5 (8.33%) Performance Test Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Software Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Embedded C Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Software Development Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Software Consultant
5 4 (6.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (6.67%) Applications Developer
5 4 (6.67%) Development Manager
5 4 (6.67%) Consultant
6 3 (5.00%) Tester
6 3 (5.00%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (40.00%) .NET
2 19 (31.67%) HTML
3 12 (20.00%) Web Services
3 12 (20.00%) XML
4 9 (15.00%) J2EE
4 9 (15.00%) WCF
5 8 (13.33%) CSS
6 7 (11.67%) ODBC
7 6 (10.00%) ASP.NET
7 6 (10.00%) Ajax
8 5 (8.33%) JSON
9 4 (6.67%) WinForms
9 4 (6.67%) .NET Compact Framework
9 4 (6.67%) .NET Framework
9 4 (6.67%) WPF
9 4 (6.67%) jQuery
10 3 (5.00%) Drools
10 3 (5.00%) Java ME
10 3 (5.00%) J2SE
11 2 (3.33%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 10 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
2 9 (15.00%) Mobile App
3 7 (11.67%) Mainframe
4 6 (10.00%) Computer Science
5 4 (6.67%) GIS
6 3 (5.00%) iPhone
6 3 (5.00%) iPad
6 3 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
6 3 (5.00%) User Experience
7 2 (3.33%) Algorithms
7 2 (3.33%) Device Driver
7 2 (3.33%) Cryptography
7 2 (3.33%) Economics
7 2 (3.33%) Statistics
7 2 (3.33%) Online Banking
8 1 (1.67%) SCADA
8 1 (1.67%) Mathematics
8 1 (1.67%) Physics
8 1 (1.67%) Psychology
8 1 (1.67%) Clustering
Operating Systems
1 23 (38.33%) Windows
2 10 (16.67%) Apple iOS
3 9 (15.00%) Android
4 8 (13.33%) UNIX
4 8 (13.33%) Windows CE
5 7 (11.67%) Linux
6 4 (6.67%) Windows Mobile
7 3 (5.00%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.67%) Mac OS
8 1 (1.67%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (1.67%) Windows Vista
8 1 (1.67%) FreeBSD
8 1 (1.67%) Windows XP
8 1 (1.67%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (43.33%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (38.33%) Software Engineering
3 10 (16.67%) OO
4 8 (13.33%) Scrum
5 7 (11.67%) Penetration Testing
5 7 (11.67%) Incident Management
5 7 (11.67%) Test Scripting
5 7 (11.67%) Mobile Application Development
6 6 (10.00%) Root Cause Analysis
6 6 (10.00%) iOS Development
6 6 (10.00%) SDLC
6 6 (10.00%) Performance Testing
6 6 (10.00%) TDD
7 5 (8.33%) Network Design
7 5 (8.33%) Web Development
7 5 (8.33%) Information Security
7 5 (8.33%) Project Management
7 5 (8.33%) Android Development
7 5 (8.33%) Server Hardening
7 5 (8.33%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 35 (58.33%) C
2 25 (41.67%) C#
3 24 (40.00%) Java
4 19 (31.67%) SQL
5 12 (20.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (13.33%) VB
7 7 (11.67%) VB.NET
8 6 (10.00%) Embedded C
8 6 (10.00%) Objective-C
9 4 (6.67%) Embedded C++
9 4 (6.67%) Python
10 3 (5.00%) Apple Swift
11 2 (3.33%) ANSI C
11 2 (3.33%) Perl
11 2 (3.33%) Shell Script
12 1 (1.67%) VC++
12 1 (1.67%) VBScript
12 1 (1.67%) Ruby
12 1 (1.67%) Fortran
12 1 (1.67%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 10 (16.67%) Degree
2 4 (6.67%) ISEB
3 3 (5.00%) HNC
3 3 (5.00%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 17799
1 4 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (6.67%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 4 (6.67%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (15.00%) Oracle
2 7 (11.67%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.67%) HP
3 3 (5.00%) Apple
4 2 (3.33%) SAP
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Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
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Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago