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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 223 231 242
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +11
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 22 23 18
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.33% 0.32% 0.24%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.35% 0.34% 0.26%
Number of salaries quoted 21 21 13
Average salary £32,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.75% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £35,000 £27,300
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +6.66%
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
6263 6823 7024
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.23% 95.32% 95.27%
Number of salaries quoted 5005 5528 5896
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%

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 20 April 2015.

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 20 April 2015. 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 +12 21 £32,500 -18.75% 7
Merseyside +9 1 - - 2
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 42 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (42.86%) DirectX
3 16 (38.10%) OpenGL
4 15 (35.71%) Subversion
4 15 (35.71%) Windows
5 14 (33.33%) Visual Studio
6 12 (28.57%) MFC
7 11 (26.19%) Degree
8 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (23.81%) 3D Graphics
8 10 (23.81%) OO
9 9 (21.43%) XML
9 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
10 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
10 8 (19.05%) VC++
10 8 (19.05%) Games
11 7 (16.67%) Web Services
11 7 (16.67%) Client/Server
12 6 (14.29%) HTTP
12 6 (14.29%) C#
12 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
12 6 (14.29%) 3D Programming
13 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
13 5 (11.90%) Linux
13 5 (11.90%) UML
14 4 (9.52%) Python
14 4 (9.52%) Internet
14 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
14 4 (9.52%) Interactive TV

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

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (4.76%) Node.js
2 1 (2.38%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (14.29%) HTTP
2 4 (9.52%) Internet
3 3 (7.14%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.90%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.14%) MySQL
3 2 (4.76%) DB2
3 2 (4.76%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.76%) MongoDB
3 2 (4.76%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 15 (35.71%) Subversion
2 14 (33.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) ClearCase
General
1 8 (19.05%) Games
2 4 (9.52%) Banking
3 3 (7.14%) Finance
3 3 (7.14%) Law
4 2 (4.76%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.38%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (42.86%) DirectX
2 16 (38.10%) OpenGL
3 12 (28.57%) MFC
4 9 (21.43%) XML
5 7 (16.67%) Web Services
6 3 (7.14%) STL
6 3 (7.14%) HTML
7 2 (4.76%) .NET
7 2 (4.76%) WinForms
7 2 (4.76%) JSON
7 2 (4.76%) WCF
7 2 (4.76%) WPF
8 1 (2.38%) Laravel
8 1 (2.38%) AngularJS
8 1 (2.38%) Middleware
8 1 (2.38%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.81%) 3D Graphics
2 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
3 8 (19.05%) Algorithms
4 7 (16.67%) Client/Server
5 4 (9.52%) Management Information System
5 4 (9.52%) Interactive TV
6 3 (7.14%) Animation
6 3 (7.14%) Mathematics
6 3 (7.14%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 15 (35.71%) Windows
2 5 (11.90%) Linux
3 3 (7.14%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (23.81%) OO
1 10 (23.81%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (21.43%) Multithreading
3 6 (14.29%) 3D Programming
3 6 (14.29%) Software Engineering
4 5 (11.90%) UML
5 3 (7.14%) Game Development
6 2 (4.76%) Mobile Development
6 2 (4.76%) Information Assurance
6 2 (4.76%) OOP
7 1 (2.38%) SOA
7 1 (2.38%) Incident Management
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
7 1 (2.38%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (19.05%) VC++
3 6 (14.29%) C#
4 4 (9.52%) Python
5 3 (7.14%) C
5 3 (7.14%) Java
5 3 (7.14%) JavaScript
6 2 (4.76%) Ruby
6 2 (4.76%) SQL
7 1 (2.38%) PHP
Qualifications
1 11 (26.19%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.76%) Oracle
2 2 (4.76%) Cisco
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