The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the North West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 216 211 201
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -10
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 36 27 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.48% 0.39% 0.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.42% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 36 27 39
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,400 £25,800
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+8.10% -1.33%
C++ Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West 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
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
7046 6451 7066
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.72% 94.18% 96.42%
Number of salaries quoted 5724 5545 6120
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £23,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +1.29%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

C++ Developer Salary Trend in the North West

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

C++ Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 29 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
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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
Merseyside +19 13 £27,500 -29.03% 2
Manchester -17 13 £37,500 +15.38%
Cheshire -10 3 £37,500 -11.76% 1
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited C++ Developer 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++ Developer in their job title.

1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (39.44%) Linux
3 27 (38.03%) 3D Graphics
4 25 (35.21%) Python
5 19 (26.76%) Games
6 18 (25.35%) OO
6 18 (25.35%) OpenGL
7 14 (19.72%) Windows
7 14 (19.72%) Qt
8 13 (18.31%) OOD
9 12 (16.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (15.49%) C#
10 11 (15.49%) PHP
10 11 (15.49%) SQL
11 10 (14.08%) STL
11 10 (14.08%) DirectX
11 10 (14.08%) CAD
11 10 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
11 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
12 9 (12.68%) .NET
13 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
13 8 (11.27%) Degree
14 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
14 7 (9.86%) HTML
15 6 (8.45%) Sony
15 6 (8.45%) Android
15 6 (8.45%) iPhone
15 6 (8.45%) GLSL
15 6 (8.45%) Xbox
16 5 (7.04%) OpenCL

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the North West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the North West region that cited C++ Developer 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++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 2 (2.82%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.82%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.82%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.08%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.23%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (11.27%) Visual Studio
2 5 (7.04%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.23%) JIRA
4 2 (2.82%) Subversion
General
1 19 (26.76%) Games
2 3 (4.23%) Finance
3 1 (1.41%) Banking
3 1 (1.41%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.35%) OpenGL
2 14 (19.72%) Qt
3 10 (14.08%) DirectX
3 10 (14.08%) STL
4 9 (12.68%) .NET
5 7 (9.86%) HTML
6 5 (7.04%) ATL
6 5 (7.04%) HTML5
6 5 (7.04%) OpenCL
7 3 (4.23%) QML
7 3 (4.23%) PyQt
7 3 (4.23%) Web Services
7 3 (4.23%) XML
8 2 (2.82%) CSS
8 2 (2.82%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.82%) Windows Identity Foundation
8 2 (2.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (2.82%) XML Messaging
8 2 (2.82%) WinForms
8 2 (2.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 27 (38.03%) 3D Graphics
2 12 (16.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.45%) Xbox
3 6 (8.45%) iPhone
4 5 (7.04%) CUDA
5 4 (5.63%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.23%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.23%) Blog
6 3 (4.23%) Animation
6 3 (4.23%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 28 (39.44%) Linux
2 14 (19.72%) Windows
3 6 (8.45%) Android
4 3 (4.23%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (25.35%) OO
2 13 (18.31%) OOD
3 10 (14.08%) CAD
3 10 (14.08%) Software Engineering
4 7 (9.86%) Multithreading
5 5 (7.04%) Image Processing
6 3 (4.23%) HOOD
6 3 (4.23%) MVC
6 3 (4.23%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.82%) UML
7 2 (2.82%) OOP
8 1 (1.41%) Scrum
8 1 (1.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 71 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (35.21%) Python
3 11 (15.49%) C#
3 11 (15.49%) PHP
3 11 (15.49%) SQL
4 6 (8.45%) GLSL
5 5 (7.04%) C
6 4 (5.63%) VC++
7 2 (2.82%) JavaScript
7 2 (2.82%) Perl
8 1 (1.41%) Java
8 1 (1.41%) Golang
Qualifications
1 8 (11.27%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.04%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.45%) Sony
2 3 (4.23%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.41%) Progress
3 1 (1.41%) Google
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