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

Location
3 months to
21 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 98 73 43
Rank change year-on-year
-25 -30
Permanent jobs citing C++ 106 121 202
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.52% 3.18% 5.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 5.21% 8.65%
Number of salaries quoted 88 98 185
Average salary £38,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.82% +11.53%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £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
2293 2324 2336
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 54.52% 61.08% 60.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1996 2059 2160
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 £24,750
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,000
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 21 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 21 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 +18 13 £50,000 +31.57% 3
Stockport -14 7 £36,000 +10.76% 3
Cheadle +6 2 - -
Altrincham - 1 £40,000 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 21 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 94 (49.47%) C#
2 72 (37.89%) C
3 64 (33.68%) Java
4 60 (31.58%) OO
5 54 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
6 53 (27.89%) Linux
7 52 (27.37%) SQL
8 49 (25.79%) Windows
9 47 (24.74%) Python
10 45 (23.68%) Software Engineering
11 39 (20.53%) .NET
12 37 (19.47%) Web Services
13 33 (17.37%) SQL Server
14 32 (16.84%) XML
15 29 (15.26%) HTML
16 27 (14.21%) 3D Graphics
17 25 (13.16%) SOA
18 24 (12.63%) JavaScript
18 24 (12.63%) Degree
19 22 (11.58%) Retail
20 21 (11.05%) ClearCase
21 20 (10.53%) Client/Server
21 20 (10.53%) Visual Studio
21 20 (10.53%) Scrum
21 20 (10.53%) Banking
22 18 (9.47%) Middleware
22 18 (9.47%) OOD
23 17 (8.95%) IIS
23 17 (8.95%) XSLT
23 17 (8.95%) Animation

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 21 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%) 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 20 (10.53%) Banking
3 14 (7.37%) Retail Banking
4 13 (6.84%) Games
5 11 (5.79%) Finance
6 5 (2.63%) Marketing
7 2 (1.05%) Pharmaceutical
7 2 (1.05%) Manufacturing
7 2 (1.05%) Advertising
8 1 (0.53%) Back Office
8 1 (0.53%) Telecoms
8 1 (0.53%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.53%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 97 (51.05%) Developer
2 45 (23.68%) C++ Developer
3 30 (15.79%) Software Developer
3 30 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 21 (11.05%) Technical Specialist
5 14 (7.37%) C++ Software Developer
6 12 (6.32%) Senior Developer
6 12 (6.32%) Java Developer
7 9 (4.74%) C Developer
8 8 (4.21%) QA Manager
9 7 (3.68%) C++ Software Engineer
9 7 (3.68%) Graduate
9 7 (3.68%) Junior
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 39 (20.53%) .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 15 (7.89%) HTML5
8 14 (7.37%) OpenGL
9 9 (4.74%) MFC
10 7 (3.68%) CSS
10 7 (3.68%) WinForms
11 6 (3.16%) Qt
11 6 (3.16%) JDBC
11 6 (3.16%) ASP.NET
11 6 (3.16%) J2EE
11 6 (3.16%) EJB
11 6 (3.16%) JMS
12 5 (2.63%) SVG
12 5 (2.63%) DirectX
12 5 (2.63%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (14.21%) 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
6 8 (4.21%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 6 (3.16%) Mobile App
8 5 (2.63%) Visualisation
9 4 (2.11%) iPhone
10 3 (1.58%) User Experience
11 2 (1.05%) Handset
11 2 (1.05%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (1.05%) Xbox
11 2 (1.05%) Open Source
11 2 (1.05%) CUDA
11 2 (1.05%) Social Media
11 2 (1.05%) iPad
Operating Systems
1 53 (27.89%) Linux
2 49 (25.79%) Windows
3 12 (6.32%) Mac OS X
4 7 (3.68%) UNIX
5 4 (2.11%) Android
6 3 (1.58%) Apple iOS
7 2 (1.05%) CentOS
7 2 (1.05%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.05%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.53%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 60 (31.58%) OO
2 54 (28.42%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (23.68%) Software Engineering
4 25 (13.16%) SOA
5 20 (10.53%) Scrum
6 18 (9.47%) OOD
7 16 (8.42%) ITIL
7 16 (8.42%) Incident Management
8 15 (7.89%) OOP
9 12 (6.32%) CAD
10 11 (5.79%) Project Management
10 11 (5.79%) Test Management
10 11 (5.79%) Software Testing
11 10 (5.26%) Multithreading
11 10 (5.26%) Web Development
12 9 (4.74%) Agile Testing
12 9 (4.74%) Regression Testing
12 9 (4.74%) Automated Testing
13 7 (3.68%) ERP
14 6 (3.16%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 94 (49.47%) C#
2 72 (37.89%) C
3 64 (33.68%) Java
4 52 (27.37%) SQL
5 47 (24.74%) Python
6 24 (12.63%) JavaScript
7 11 (5.79%) PHP
8 9 (4.74%) 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%) X++
11 3 (1.58%) Lua
11 3 (1.58%) Objective-C
11 3 (1.58%) VC++
11 3 (1.58%) Perl
12 2 (1.05%) T-SQL
12 2 (1.05%) Embedded C
12 2 (1.05%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 24 (12.63%) 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%) Sony
4 3 (1.58%) Perforce
5 2 (1.05%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.53%) Twitter
6 1 (0.53%) Rackspace
6 1 (0.53%) VMware
6 1 (0.53%) Google
6 1 (0.53%) Sybase
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Salary: £50000.00 - £70000.00 per annum + Excellent benefits
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