The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 154 178 173
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -5
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 22 18 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 0.68% 0.45% 0.29%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.70% 0.46% 0.30%
Number of salaries quoted 21 16 10
Average salary £24,000 £32,250 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.58% -15.13%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £32,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £45,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++ Software Engineer
North West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Manchester region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
3129 3877 3610
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 96.31% 96.47% 95.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2594 3320 3140
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the job title across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Manchester region.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in Manchester

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 February 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Manchester

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 12 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
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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
Oldham - 6 £24,000 -
Stockport -10 2 £35,000 +9.37%
C++ Software Engineer
North West

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title 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 with C++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 35 (100.00%) C++
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (77.14%) C
2 27 (77.14%) Windows
3 23 (65.71%) Multithreading
4 21 (60.00%) Visual Studio
5 18 (51.43%) C#
6 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
6 17 (48.57%) OO
7 16 (45.71%) Windows XP
7 16 (45.71%) Games
8 11 (31.43%) Linux
8 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
9 9 (25.71%) SOAP
9 9 (25.71%) Degree
10 8 (22.86%) JSON
10 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
10 8 (22.86%) XML
10 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
11 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
11 7 (20.00%) Scrum
11 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
12 6 (17.14%) TDD
12 6 (17.14%) Java
13 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
13 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
13 5 (14.29%) SDLC
13 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
13 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, IT jobs across the Manchester region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title 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 with C++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (11.43%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.86%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) Modbus
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) RDBMS
2 5 (14.29%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 21 (60.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.29%) Maven
2 5 (14.29%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (8.57%) Subversion
4 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
5 1 (2.86%) CppUnit
General
1 16 (45.71%) Games
2 5 (14.29%) Retail
3 1 (2.86%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.71%) SOAP
2 8 (22.86%) JSON
2 8 (22.86%) XML
3 5 (14.29%) ActiveMQ
3 5 (14.29%) ATL
3 5 (14.29%) Hibernate
3 5 (14.29%) Java EE
3 5 (14.29%) JMS
3 5 (14.29%) RabbitMQ
3 5 (14.29%) REST
3 5 (14.29%) Servlets
3 5 (14.29%) Spring
3 5 (14.29%) WSDL
4 4 (11.43%) PyQt
5 3 (8.57%) WCF
5 3 (8.57%) Web Services
6 1 (2.86%) .NET
6 1 (2.86%) COM
6 1 (2.86%) J2EE
6 1 (2.86%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 11 (31.43%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (14.29%) N-Tier
3 4 (11.43%) Animation
4 3 (8.57%) Computer Science
5 1 (2.86%) CCTV
5 1 (2.86%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 27 (77.14%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows XP
3 11 (31.43%) Linux
4 5 (14.29%) Unix
5 4 (11.43%) Mac OS X
6 1 (2.86%) CentOS
6 1 (2.86%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 23 (65.71%) Multithreading
3 17 (48.57%) OO
4 8 (22.86%) Mentoring
5 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (20.00%) Scrum
5 7 (20.00%) Unit Testing
6 6 (17.14%) TDD
7 5 (14.29%) E-Commerce
7 5 (14.29%) Logistics
7 5 (14.29%) SDLC
7 5 (14.29%) Software Architecture
8 4 (11.43%) Project Planning
9 3 (8.57%) Continuous Integration
9 3 (8.57%) OOD
10 1 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
10 1 (2.86%) Pair Programming
10 1 (2.86%) Performance Analysis
10 1 (2.86%) System Testing
10 1 (2.86%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (77.14%) C
3 18 (51.43%) C#
4 6 (17.14%) Java
5 4 (11.43%) Python
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.86%) PHP
Qualifications
1 9 (25.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (48.57%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.86%) Red Hat
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