The first table below looks at the demand 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 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 193 188 205
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +17
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 49 54 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.68% 0.75% 0.65%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.79% 0.68%
Number of salaries quoted 49 54 39
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,750 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6797 6804 7219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.81% 94.76% 96.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5515 5834 6330
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 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
C++ Developer
England

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 1 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 1 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
Manchester -10 28 £37,500 +2.04%
Merseyside -6 11 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Cheshire - 3 £37,500 - 1
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 75 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (40.00%) Linux
3 28 (37.33%) 3D Graphics
4 27 (36.00%) Python
5 19 (25.33%) Games
5 19 (25.33%) OO
6 18 (24.00%) OpenGL
7 17 (22.67%) Windows
8 15 (20.00%) Qt
9 14 (18.67%) PHP
10 13 (17.33%) OOD
10 13 (17.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 12 (16.00%) SQL
11 12 (16.00%) C#
11 12 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
12 11 (14.67%) STL
13 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
13 10 (13.33%) .NET
13 10 (13.33%) DirectX
13 10 (13.33%) CAD
13 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
14 9 (12.00%) HTML
15 8 (10.67%) Multithreading
16 7 (9.33%) QA
16 7 (9.33%) Degree
16 7 (9.33%) ATL
17 6 (8.00%) Sony
17 6 (8.00%) Android
17 6 (8.00%) iPhone
17 6 (8.00%) HTML5

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

For the 6 months to 1 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 (2.67%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.67%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.67%) ATM
2 1 (1.33%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (16.00%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (4.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 10 (13.33%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.67%) Git (software)
3 3 (4.00%) Subversion
4 2 (2.67%) JIRA
General
1 19 (25.33%) Games
2 4 (5.33%) Finance
3 1 (1.33%) Investment Banking
3 1 (1.33%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.00%) OpenGL
2 15 (20.00%) Qt
3 11 (14.67%) STL
4 10 (13.33%) .NET
4 10 (13.33%) DirectX
5 9 (12.00%) HTML
6 7 (9.33%) ATL
7 6 (8.00%) HTML5
8 5 (6.67%) OpenCL
9 4 (5.33%) XML
10 3 (4.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 3 (4.00%) PyQt
10 3 (4.00%) XML Messaging
10 3 (4.00%) Web Services
10 3 (4.00%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.67%) CSS
11 2 (2.67%) WinForms
11 2 (2.67%) Windows Identity Foundation
11 2 (2.67%) QML
11 2 (2.67%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 28 (37.33%) 3D Graphics
2 13 (17.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (8.00%) iPhone
3 6 (8.00%) Xbox
4 5 (6.67%) CUDA
5 4 (5.33%) Mathematics
6 3 (4.00%) Blog
6 3 (4.00%) Computer Science
6 3 (4.00%) Animation
7 2 (2.67%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 30 (40.00%) Linux
2 17 (22.67%) Windows
3 6 (8.00%) Android
4 3 (4.00%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (25.33%) OO
2 13 (17.33%) OOD
3 10 (13.33%) CAD
3 10 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.67%) Multithreading
5 5 (6.67%) Image Processing
6 3 (4.00%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (4.00%) HOOD
6 3 (4.00%) UML
7 2 (2.67%) OOP
7 2 (2.67%) MVC
8 1 (1.33%) Analytics
8 1 (1.33%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 75 (100.00%) C++
2 27 (36.00%) Python
3 14 (18.67%) PHP
4 12 (16.00%) SQL
4 12 (16.00%) C#
5 6 (8.00%) GLSL
6 5 (6.67%) C
7 4 (5.33%) VC++
8 3 (4.00%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.00%) Perl
9 2 (2.67%) Java
9 2 (2.67%) Golang
Qualifications
1 7 (9.33%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (9.33%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (8.00%) Sony
2 3 (4.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.67%) Progress
3 2 (2.67%) Google
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