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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 103 73 37
Rank change year-on-year
-30 -36
Permanent jobs citing C++ 83 122 249
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 2.04% 3.02% 6.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.72% 5.04% 10.43%
Number of salaries quoted 74 117 220
Average salary £38,000 £32,500 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.92% -5.79%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
2231 2419 2388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Manchester 54.91% 59.94% 62.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1894 2155 2174
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +1.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 20 August 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 20 August 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 +1 2 £50,000 +66.66%
Salford -5 2 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Cheadle -6 2 £40,000 -5.88%
Stockport -12 2 £50,750 +61.11% 4
Oldham - 2 £35,000 -
Altrincham -1 1 £30,000 -25.00%
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 82 (40.39%) Java
2 76 (37.44%) C
3 72 (35.47%) C#
4 70 (34.48%) Software Engineering
5 64 (31.53%) Linux
6 60 (29.56%) Windows
7 57 (28.08%) Python
8 46 (22.66%) OO
8 46 (22.66%) .NET
9 43 (21.18%) 3D Graphics
10 36 (17.73%) Android
11 32 (15.76%) Games
12 30 (14.78%) Mac OS X
13 28 (13.79%) HTML
14 25 (12.32%) OpenGL
14 25 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
14 25 (12.32%) Mobile App
15 24 (11.82%) iOS Development
16 23 (11.33%) Android Development
16 23 (11.33%) PHP
16 23 (11.33%) SQL
17 22 (10.84%) XML
18 21 (10.34%) Visual Studio
18 21 (10.34%) Web Services
18 21 (10.34%) OOD
18 21 (10.34%) Apple iOS
19 20 (9.85%) JavaScript
19 20 (9.85%) Blackberry
19 20 (9.85%) Animation
20 19 (9.36%) iPhone

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Manchester by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 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 9 (4.43%) IIS
2 3 (1.48%) Tomcat
3 2 (0.99%) Confluence
4 1 (0.49%) WebLogic
4 1 (0.49%) Apache
4 1 (0.49%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.49%) SAS
4 1 (0.49%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.49%) nginx
Applications
1 11 (5.42%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.99%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (3.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.97%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.48%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.99%) Route 53
4 2 (0.99%) SaaS
5 1 (0.49%) PaaS
5 1 (0.49%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.94%) VPN
2 3 (1.48%) HTTP
3 2 (0.99%) OpenVPN
3 2 (0.99%) Internet
3 2 (0.99%) PPTP
3 2 (0.99%) IPsec
4 1 (0.49%) iSCSI
4 1 (0.49%) Asterisk PBX
4 1 (0.49%) Fibre Channel
4 1 (0.49%) IPv4
4 1 (0.49%) IPv6
4 1 (0.49%) CTI
4 1 (0.49%) ATM
4 1 (0.49%) Broadband
4 1 (0.49%) VoIP
4 1 (0.49%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (6.40%) SQL Server
2 7 (3.45%) Hadoop
3 6 (2.96%) NoSQL
3 6 (2.96%) Big Data
3 6 (2.96%) MySQL
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 2 (0.99%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 1 (0.49%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (0.49%) Relational Database
5 1 (0.49%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 21 (10.34%) Visual Studio
2 14 (6.90%) Subversion
2 14 (6.90%) Git (software)
3 11 (5.42%) ClearCase
4 4 (1.97%) Hudson
4 4 (1.97%) SCons
4 4 (1.97%) Jenkins
5 3 (1.48%) JUnit
6 2 (0.99%) Bugzilla
6 2 (0.99%) Team Foundation Server
6 2 (0.99%) PHPUnit
6 2 (0.99%) JIRA
7 1 (0.49%) Cucumber
7 1 (0.49%) RSpec
7 1 (0.49%) SpecFlow
7 1 (0.49%) Maven
7 1 (0.49%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.49%) MSI
General
1 32 (15.76%) Games
2 13 (6.40%) Banking
2 13 (6.40%) Retail
3 7 (3.45%) Retail Banking
4 3 (1.48%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.48%) Finance
5 2 (0.99%) Aerospace
5 2 (0.99%) Marketing
6 1 (0.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 108 (53.20%) Developer
2 66 (32.51%) Software Engineer
3 49 (24.14%) Software Developer
4 43 (21.18%) C++ Developer
5 23 (11.33%) Mobile Developer
6 22 (10.84%) C++ Software Developer
7 14 (6.90%) iOS Developer
8 13 (6.40%) Android Developer
8 13 (6.40%) C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (5.91%) Graduate Developer
9 12 (5.91%) Graduate
10 11 (5.42%) Games Developer
11 9 (4.43%) Technical Specialist
12 7 (3.45%) Linux Administrator
12 7 (3.45%) Linux Systems Administrator
12 7 (3.45%) Administrator
12 7 (3.45%) Analyst
12 7 (3.45%) Systems Administrator
13 6 (2.96%) Senior Developer
13 6 (2.96%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 46 (22.66%) .NET
2 28 (13.79%) HTML
3 25 (12.32%) OpenGL
4 22 (10.84%) XML
5 21 (10.34%) Web Services
6 16 (7.88%) HTML5
7 11 (5.42%) WCF
7 11 (5.42%) DirectX
8 9 (4.43%) Ruby on Rails
8 9 (4.43%) Qt
9 8 (3.94%) WinForms
9 8 (3.94%) CSS
10 7 (3.45%) J2EE
10 7 (3.45%) XSLT
10 7 (3.45%) Middleware
11 6 (2.96%) MFC
11 6 (2.96%) ATL
11 6 (2.96%) JSON
12 5 (2.46%) OpenCL
12 5 (2.46%) SVG
Miscellaneous
1 43 (21.18%) 3D Graphics
2 25 (12.32%) Mobile App
3 20 (9.85%) Blackberry
3 20 (9.85%) Animation
4 19 (9.36%) iPhone
5 12 (5.91%) iPad
5 12 (5.91%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 11 (5.42%) Mathematics
7 9 (4.43%) Computer Science
7 9 (4.43%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (3.45%) Client/Server
9 6 (2.96%) Xbox
10 5 (2.46%) CUDA
10 5 (2.46%) Embedded Systems
11 4 (1.97%) Neural Network
12 3 (1.48%) Handset
12 3 (1.48%) Blog
12 3 (1.48%) Physics
13 2 (0.99%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
13 2 (0.99%) Streaming Media
Operating Systems
1 64 (31.53%) Linux
2 60 (29.56%) Windows
3 36 (17.73%) Android
4 30 (14.78%) Mac OS X
5 21 (10.34%) Apple iOS
6 5 (2.46%) Windows 7
7 3 (1.48%) UNIX
8 2 (0.99%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.99%) CentOS
9 1 (0.49%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.49%) AIX
9 1 (0.49%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.49%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 70 (34.48%) Software Engineering
2 46 (22.66%) OO
3 25 (12.32%) Agile Software Development
4 24 (11.82%) iOS Development
5 23 (11.33%) Android Development
6 21 (10.34%) OOD
7 15 (7.39%) CAD
7 15 (7.39%) Time Management
8 14 (6.90%) SOA
9 11 (5.42%) TDD
9 11 (5.42%) 3D Modelling
10 10 (4.93%) Project Management
11 9 (4.43%) Pair Programming
11 9 (4.43%) Scrum
11 9 (4.43%) Software Testing
12 8 (3.94%) Penetration Testing
12 8 (3.94%) Test Management
13 7 (3.45%) Mobile Application Development
13 7 (3.45%) Incident Management
13 7 (3.45%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 82 (40.39%) Java
2 76 (37.44%) C
3 72 (35.47%) C#
4 57 (28.08%) Python
5 23 (11.33%) PHP
5 23 (11.33%) SQL
6 20 (9.85%) JavaScript
7 18 (8.87%) Perl
8 16 (7.88%) Objective-C
9 15 (7.39%) Ruby
10 7 (3.45%) VB.NET
11 6 (2.96%) Lua
11 6 (2.96%) GLSL
12 4 (1.97%) Ada
13 3 (1.48%) VC++
14 2 (0.99%) X++
15 1 (0.49%) Embedded C
15 1 (0.49%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.49%) XAML
15 1 (0.49%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 17 (8.37%) Degree
2 3 (1.48%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.99%) SC Cleared
3 2 (0.99%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.49%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.49%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (4.93%) QA
2 3 (1.48%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.49%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (0.99%) Squid
2 1 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (0.49%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.99%) Puppet
Vendors
1 12 (5.91%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.42%) Symbian
3 7 (3.45%) Sony
3 7 (3.45%) Perforce
4 6 (2.96%) Siemens
4 6 (2.96%) Wonderware
5 2 (0.99%) Atlassian
5 2 (0.99%) VMware
5 2 (0.99%) Oracle
6 1 (0.49%) JBoss
6 1 (0.49%) NCR
6 1 (0.49%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.49%) Facebook
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