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 25 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
25 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 94 72 44
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 108 123 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.56% 3.22% 5.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.74% 5.28% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 91 100 195
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,250 £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
2277 2329 2546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 54.03% 60.92% 61.23%
Number of salaries quoted 1985 2064 2350
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £24,500
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 25 November 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 25 November 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 +23 14 £50,000 +31.57% 2
Stockport -15 7 £36,000 +10.76% 2
Cheadle +5 2 - -
Altrincham - 1 £40,000 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 97 (51.05%) C#
2 72 (37.89%) C
3 66 (34.74%) Java
4 60 (31.58%) OO
5 56 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (27.89%) SQL
7 51 (26.84%) Linux
8 50 (26.32%) Windows
9 46 (24.21%) Python
9 46 (24.21%) Software Engineering
10 40 (21.05%) .NET
11 37 (19.47%) Web Services
12 33 (17.37%) SQL Server
13 32 (16.84%) XML
14 29 (15.26%) HTML
15 26 (13.68%) Degree
16 25 (13.16%) JavaScript
16 25 (13.16%) SOA
17 24 (12.63%) 3D Graphics
18 22 (11.58%) Retail
19 21 (11.05%) Banking
19 21 (11.05%) Scrum
19 21 (11.05%) ClearCase
20 20 (10.53%) Client/Server
20 20 (10.53%) Visual Studio
21 18 (9.47%) Middleware
22 17 (8.95%) IIS
22 17 (8.95%) XSLT
22 17 (8.95%) Animation
23 16 (8.42%) QA

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 25 November 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 17 (8.95%) IIS
2 6 (3.16%) WebLogic
2 6 (3.16%) SharePoint
2 6 (3.16%) WebSphere
3 5 (2.63%) nginx
4 4 (2.11%) GlassFish
4 4 (2.11%) WebSphere Application Server
5 3 (1.58%) WordPress
6 2 (1.05%) JBoss
6 2 (1.05%) Tomcat
6 2 (1.05%) Confluence
7 1 (0.53%) Node.js
7 1 (0.53%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.53%) CloudStack
Applications
1 14 (7.37%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.11%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (4.74%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.05%) SaaS
2 2 (1.05%) Route 53
2 2 (1.05%) Amazon ELB
3 1 (0.53%) Rackspace Cloud
3 1 (0.53%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 6 (3.16%) VPN
2 2 (1.05%) PPTP
2 2 (1.05%) IPsec
2 2 (1.05%) OpenVPN
3 1 (0.53%) Internet
3 1 (0.53%) ATM
3 1 (0.53%) Broadband
3 1 (0.53%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.37%) SQL Server
2 11 (5.79%) Big Data
3 10 (5.26%) NoSQL
4 9 (4.74%) MySQL
5 5 (2.63%) Relational Database
5 5 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
5 5 (2.63%) Hadoop
5 5 (2.63%) PostgreSQL
6 3 (1.58%) Data Warehouse
7 2 (1.05%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.05%) Text Mining
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (1.05%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.53%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.53%) Informix
8 1 (0.53%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.53%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.53%) Riak
Development Applications
1 21 (11.05%) ClearCase
2 20 (10.53%) Visual Studio
3 9 (4.74%) Eclipse
4 6 (3.16%) JUnit
4 6 (3.16%) Subversion
5 5 (2.63%) Ant
6 4 (2.11%) Git (software)
7 3 (1.58%) Maven
7 3 (1.58%) MSTest
7 3 (1.58%) NUnit
7 3 (1.58%) Selenium
8 2 (1.05%) Jenkins
8 2 (1.05%) FireMonkey
8 2 (1.05%) PHPUnit
8 2 (1.05%) JIRA
9 1 (0.53%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.53%) Hudson
9 1 (0.53%) Eclipse RCP
9 1 (0.53%) JMeter
9 1 (0.53%) NetBeans
General
1 22 (11.58%) Retail
2 21 (11.05%) Banking
3 14 (7.37%) Retail Banking
4 11 (5.79%) Finance
5 10 (5.26%) Games
6 5 (2.63%) Marketing
7 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
7 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 96 (50.53%) Developer
2 43 (22.63%) C++ Developer
3 28 (14.74%) Software Developer
3 28 (14.74%) Software Engineer
4 21 (11.05%) Technical Specialist
5 12 (6.32%) Senior Developer
5 12 (6.32%) Java Developer
6 11 (5.79%) C++ Software Developer
7 9 (4.74%) C Developer
8 8 (4.21%) QA Manager
8 8 (4.21%) Graduate
9 7 (3.68%) Junior
9 7 (3.68%) C++ Software Engineer
10 6 (3.16%) C# Developer
10 6 (3.16%) Quality Engineer
10 6 (3.16%) Senior Software Developer
10 6 (3.16%) QA Engineer
11 5 (2.63%) Junior Developer
11 5 (2.63%) Consultant
12 4 (2.11%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.05%) .NET
2 37 (19.47%) Web Services
3 32 (16.84%) XML
4 29 (15.26%) HTML
5 18 (9.47%) Middleware
6 17 (8.95%) XSLT
7 14 (7.37%) HTML5
8 11 (5.79%) OpenGL
9 10 (5.26%) MFC
10 8 (4.21%) WinForms
11 7 (3.68%) CSS
12 6 (3.16%) JDBC
12 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET
12 6 (3.16%) J2EE
12 6 (3.16%) EJB
12 6 (3.16%) JMS
13 5 (2.63%) SVG
13 5 (2.63%) SOAP
13 5 (2.63%) WPF
13 5 (2.63%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 24 (12.63%) 3D Graphics
2 20 (10.53%) Client/Server
3 17 (8.95%) Animation
4 13 (6.84%) Mathematics
5 10 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
5 10 (5.26%) Algorithms
6 8 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (4.21%) Computer Science
7 7 (3.68%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 6 (3.16%) Mobile App
9 5 (2.63%) Visualisation
10 3 (1.58%) iPhone
10 3 (1.58%) Enterprise Software
10 3 (1.58%) User Experience
11 2 (1.05%) Social Media
11 2 (1.05%) iPad
11 2 (1.05%) Handset
11 2 (1.05%) Open Source
11 2 (1.05%) Neural Network
11 2 (1.05%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 51 (26.84%) Linux
2 50 (26.32%) Windows
3 12 (6.32%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.68%) UNIX
5 3 (1.58%) Android
5 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
6 2 (1.05%) CentOS
6 2 (1.05%) Windows CE
6 2 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.58%) OO
2 56 (29.47%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (24.21%) Software Engineering
4 25 (13.16%) SOA
5 21 (11.05%) Scrum
6 16 (8.42%) Incident Management
6 16 (8.42%) OOP
6 16 (8.42%) ITIL
7 15 (7.89%) OOD
8 11 (5.79%) Project Management
8 11 (5.79%) Test Management
8 11 (5.79%) Software Testing
9 10 (5.26%) Web Development
9 10 (5.26%) CAD
10 9 (4.74%) Regression Testing
10 9 (4.74%) Automated Testing
10 9 (4.74%) Multithreading
10 9 (4.74%) Agile Testing
11 7 (3.68%) ERP
12 6 (3.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 97 (51.05%) C#
2 72 (37.89%) C
3 66 (34.74%) Java
4 53 (27.89%) SQL
5 46 (24.21%) Python
6 25 (13.16%) JavaScript
7 12 (6.32%) PHP
8 10 (5.26%) Ruby
9 6 (3.16%) Delphi
9 6 (3.16%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.11%) VB
10 4 (2.11%) Ada
10 4 (2.11%) Perl
10 4 (2.11%) X++
11 3 (1.58%) Lua
11 3 (1.58%) Objective-C
12 2 (1.05%) R
12 2 (1.05%) Scala
12 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.05%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 26 (13.68%) Degree
2 5 (2.63%) ISEB
3 4 (2.11%) Microsoft Certification
4 2 (1.05%) OCPJP
4 2 (1.05%) SC Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.05%) PhD
5 1 (0.53%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.42%) QA
System Software
1 2 (1.05%) Squid
2 1 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 3 (1.58%) Puppet
2 1 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.53%) Ansible
2 1 (0.53%) Salt
Vendors
1 13 (6.84%) Microsoft
2 10 (5.26%) Oracle
3 8 (4.21%) Siemens
3 8 (4.21%) Wonderware
4 3 (1.58%) Perforce
5 2 (1.05%) Atlassian
5 2 (1.05%) Sony
6 1 (0.53%) Sybase
6 1 (0.53%) Twitter
6 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.53%) VMware
6 1 (0.53%) Google
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Posted: 9 hours ago
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Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
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Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
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Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
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Manchester
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Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
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Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Training + Pension + Flexi
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
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Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
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