The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Manchester region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 90 64 56
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 120 127 194
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.83% 3.38% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.39% 5.45% 7.11%
Number of salaries quoted 105 96 169
Average salary £37,500 £37,750 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.66% +16.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,250 £45,000
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 Manchester region.

Programming Languages Category
Manchester
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2228 2329 2728
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 52.52% 62.01% 62.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1967 2077 2515
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Manchester region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Manchester

C++
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

C++ Salary Trend in Manchester

C++
Salary Histogram in Manchester

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Manchester

C++
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++ within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 18 December 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
Bolton +16 13 £49,000 +28.94% 2
Stockport -15 11 £36,000 +9.92% 4
Cheadle +3 4 - -
Altrincham - 1 £40,000 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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++.

1 106 (51.46%) C#
2 86 (41.75%) Java
3 76 (36.89%) C
4 65 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
5 64 (31.07%) SQL
6 60 (29.13%) OO
7 57 (27.67%) Linux
7 57 (27.67%) Software Engineering
8 51 (24.76%) Windows
9 48 (23.30%) Python
10 42 (20.39%) Web Services
11 40 (19.42%) .NET
12 38 (18.45%) XML
13 37 (17.96%) Degree
14 36 (17.48%) SQL Server
15 31 (15.05%) JavaScript
15 31 (15.05%) HTML
16 26 (12.62%) SOA
17 25 (12.14%) Scrum
18 23 (11.17%) Retail
19 22 (10.68%) Banking
20 21 (10.19%) OOP
20 21 (10.19%) Client/Server
21 20 (9.71%) Visual Studio
22 19 (9.22%) MySQL
22 19 (9.22%) ClearCase
22 19 (9.22%) 3D Graphics
23 17 (8.25%) QA
23 17 (8.25%) PHP
23 17 (8.25%) Middleware

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the Manchester 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 16 (7.77%) IIS
2 9 (4.37%) WebLogic
2 9 (4.37%) WebSphere
3 8 (3.88%) nginx
4 6 (2.91%) GlassFish
4 6 (2.91%) SharePoint
5 5 (2.43%) WordPress
5 5 (2.43%) WebSphere Application Server
6 3 (1.46%) JBoss
7 2 (0.97%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.97%) Confluence
8 1 (0.49%) Node.js
8 1 (0.49%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.49%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.49%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.49%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (6.80%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (1.94%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (5.34%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.97%) SaaS
2 2 (0.97%) Route 53
2 2 (0.97%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.49%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 7 (3.40%) VPN
2 6 (2.91%) IPsec
3 5 (2.43%) HTTP
4 4 (1.94%) OpenVPN
5 3 (1.46%) ATM
6 2 (0.97%) HTTPS
6 2 (0.97%) PPTP
7 1 (0.49%) Internet
7 1 (0.49%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 36 (17.48%) SQL Server
2 19 (9.22%) MySQL
3 16 (7.77%) Big Data
4 12 (5.83%) NoSQL
5 9 (4.37%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.88%) Relational Database
6 8 (3.88%) Amazon Redshift
7 5 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
7 5 (2.43%) Hadoop
8 3 (1.46%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.97%) MongoDB
9 2 (0.97%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.97%) Text Mining
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.97%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.49%) Informix
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.49%) Riak
10 1 (0.49%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 20 (9.71%) Visual Studio
2 19 (9.22%) ClearCase
3 12 (5.83%) Eclipse
4 8 (3.88%) JUnit
5 7 (3.40%) Ant
5 7 (3.40%) Subversion
6 6 (2.91%) Maven
6 6 (2.91%) MSTest
6 6 (2.91%) NUnit
7 3 (1.46%) Selenium
7 3 (1.46%) Git (software)
8 2 (0.97%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.97%) FireMonkey
8 2 (0.97%) PHPUnit
8 2 (0.97%) JIRA
9 1 (0.49%) JMeter
9 1 (0.49%) NetBeans
9 1 (0.49%) Hudson
9 1 (0.49%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.49%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 23 (11.17%) Retail
2 22 (10.68%) Banking
3 13 (6.31%) Retail Banking
3 13 (6.31%) Finance
4 6 (2.91%) Games
5 5 (2.43%) Marketing
6 2 (0.97%) Manufacturing
6 2 (0.97%) Advertising
6 2 (0.97%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (0.97%) Financial Institution
6 2 (0.97%) Electronics
7 1 (0.49%) Telecoms
7 1 (0.49%) Back Office
7 1 (0.49%) Aerospace
7 1 (0.49%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 97 (47.09%) Developer
2 38 (18.45%) C++ Developer
3 34 (16.50%) Software Engineer
4 26 (12.62%) Software Developer
5 21 (10.19%) Technical Specialist
6 14 (6.80%) Java Developer
7 12 (5.83%) Senior Developer
8 10 (4.85%) Graduate
9 9 (4.37%) QA Manager
9 9 (4.37%) C# Developer
9 9 (4.37%) C Developer
10 7 (3.40%) Junior
10 7 (3.40%) Consultant
10 7 (3.40%) Development Manager
10 7 (3.40%) Architect
11 6 (2.91%) Analyst
11 6 (2.91%) Software Architect
11 6 (2.91%) Software Development Manager
11 6 (2.91%) Quality Engineer
11 6 (2.91%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (20.39%) Web Services
2 40 (19.42%) .NET
3 38 (18.45%) XML
4 31 (15.05%) HTML
5 17 (8.25%) Middleware
6 16 (7.77%) XSLT
7 11 (5.34%) JMS
7 11 (5.34%) HTML5
8 10 (4.85%) OpenGL
8 10 (4.85%) J2EE
8 10 (4.85%) MFC
8 10 (4.85%) CSS
9 9 (4.37%) JDBC
9 9 (4.37%) EJB
9 9 (4.37%) SOAP
9 9 (4.37%) Spring
10 8 (3.88%) Kafka
11 7 (3.40%) Hibernate
11 7 (3.40%) WinForms
11 7 (3.40%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 21 (10.19%) Client/Server
2 19 (9.22%) 3D Graphics
3 14 (6.80%) Mathematics
4 13 (6.31%) Animation
5 11 (5.34%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (4.85%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (4.85%) Algorithms
7 9 (4.37%) Computer Science
8 6 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (2.43%) Visualisation
9 5 (2.43%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 4 (1.94%) Cryptography
10 4 (1.94%) PKI
11 3 (1.46%) Open Source
11 3 (1.46%) User Experience
11 3 (1.46%) Mobile App
12 2 (0.97%) Social Media
12 2 (0.97%) Neural Network
12 2 (0.97%) Statistics
13 1 (0.49%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 57 (27.67%) Linux
2 51 (24.76%) Windows
3 11 (5.34%) UNIX
4 8 (3.88%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.40%) CentOS
6 4 (1.94%) Embedded Linux
6 4 (1.94%) Android
7 3 (1.46%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.97%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.97%) VxWorks
9 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 65 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
2 60 (29.13%) OO
3 57 (27.67%) Software Engineering
4 26 (12.62%) SOA
5 25 (12.14%) Scrum
6 21 (10.19%) OOP
7 15 (7.28%) Incident Management
7 15 (7.28%) ITIL
8 13 (6.31%) OOD
9 12 (5.83%) Project Management
9 12 (5.83%) Software Testing
10 11 (5.34%) Test Management
10 11 (5.34%) Multithreading
11 10 (4.85%) Web Development
11 10 (4.85%) Analytics
11 10 (4.85%) TDD
12 9 (4.37%) Automated Testing
12 9 (4.37%) Regression Testing
12 9 (4.37%) Agile Testing
12 9 (4.37%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 106 (51.46%) C#
2 86 (41.75%) Java
3 76 (36.89%) C
4 64 (31.07%) SQL
5 48 (23.30%) Python
6 31 (15.05%) JavaScript
7 17 (8.25%) PHP
8 15 (7.28%) Ruby
9 7 (3.40%) VB.NET
10 6 (2.91%) Delphi
11 5 (2.43%) Perl
12 4 (1.94%) VB
12 4 (1.94%) Embedded C
12 4 (1.94%) X++
12 4 (1.94%) Scala
13 3 (1.46%) Lua
13 3 (1.46%) Ada
13 3 (1.46%) VC++
14 2 (0.97%) Embedded C++
14 2 (0.97%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 37 (17.96%) Degree
2 5 (2.43%) ISEB
3 4 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (0.97%) OCPJP
4 2 (0.97%) PhD
5 1 (0.49%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.49%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (8.25%) QA
System Software
1 4 (1.94%) Squid
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (2.91%) Puppet
2 2 (0.97%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.49%) Ansible
3 1 (0.49%) Salt
Vendors
1 15 (7.28%) Microsoft
2 13 (6.31%) Oracle
3 8 (3.88%) Siemens
3 8 (3.88%) Wonderware
4 5 (2.43%) Perforce
5 2 (0.97%) Apple
5 2 (0.97%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.49%) Twitter
6 1 (0.49%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.49%) Sony
6 1 (0.49%) VMware
6 1 (0.49%) Google
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.49%) Sybase
Stockport, Cheshire
MNM Associates Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum on experience + benefits
Posted: 4 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 21 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum + Great Base+Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 14 days ago