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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 194 219 207
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -12
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 37 39 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.66% 0.56% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.69% 0.57% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 33 37 38
Average salary £42,500 £33,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.78% -17.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £33,150
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
5353 6787 6388
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.12% 96.58% 96.16%
Number of salaries quoted 4488 5731 5335
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,001 £24,000 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 +24 35 £42,500 +41.66% 10
Cheshire +24 2 £37,500 +13.63%
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 80 (100.00%) C++
2 59 (73.75%) Windows
3 54 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
4 35 (43.75%) Visual Studio
5 34 (42.50%) Degree
6 32 (40.00%) Software Engineering
7 30 (37.50%) Multithreading
8 29 (36.25%) C
9 26 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
10 21 (26.25%) Computer Science
10 21 (26.25%) Linux
10 21 (26.25%) VC++
11 18 (22.50%) Mac OS X
11 18 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
12 15 (18.75%) MFC
13 14 (17.50%) ATL
13 14 (17.50%) N-Tier
14 13 (16.25%) Subversion
14 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
15 12 (15.00%) Unix
15 12 (15.00%) C#
16 11 (13.75%) Algorithms
16 11 (13.75%) SDLC
17 10 (12.50%) iPad
17 10 (12.50%) HTTP
18 9 (11.25%) Client/Server
18 9 (11.25%) 3D Graphics
18 9 (11.25%) XML
18 9 (11.25%) OpenGL
18 9 (11.25%) DirectX

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 1 (1.25%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.25%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 35 (43.75%) Visual Studio
2 26 (32.50%) Team Foundation Server
3 13 (16.25%) Subversion
4 2 (2.50%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.50%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) CppUnit
General
1 8 (10.00%) Finance
2 5 (6.25%) Games
3 2 (2.50%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (18.75%) MFC
2 14 (17.50%) ATL
3 9 (11.25%) DirectX
3 9 (11.25%) OpenGL
3 9 (11.25%) XML
4 8 (10.00%) Web Services
5 6 (7.50%) .NET
6 5 (6.25%) Android SDK
6 5 (6.25%) iOS SDK
7 4 (5.00%) PyQt
8 1 (1.25%) SOAP
8 1 (1.25%) WCF
8 1 (1.25%) WebSockets
8 1 (1.25%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 21 (26.25%) Computer Science
2 18 (22.50%) Enterprise Software
3 14 (17.50%) N-Tier
4 13 (16.25%) Analytical Skills
5 11 (13.75%) Algorithms
6 10 (12.50%) iPad
7 9 (11.25%) 3D Graphics
7 9 (11.25%) Client/Server
8 5 (6.25%) iPhone
8 5 (6.25%) Management Information System
8 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
9 4 (5.00%) Animation
9 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
9 4 (5.00%) Physics
10 3 (3.75%) User Experience
11 2 (2.50%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 59 (73.75%) Windows
2 21 (26.25%) Linux
3 18 (22.50%) Mac OS X
4 12 (15.00%) Unix
5 5 (6.25%) Android
5 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
6 2 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
6 2 (2.50%) Windows 8
7 1 (1.25%) CentOS
7 1 (1.25%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (67.50%) Agile Software Development
2 32 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 30 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 11 (13.75%) SDLC
5 9 (11.25%) 3D Programming
6 8 (10.00%) E-Commerce
6 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 7 (8.75%) Project Management
7 7 (8.75%) Unit Testing
8 5 (6.25%) DevOps
8 5 (6.25%) iOS Development
9 4 (5.00%) Project Planning
10 3 (3.75%) People Management
10 3 (3.75%) Scrum
11 2 (2.50%) Change Control
11 2 (2.50%) Coaching
11 2 (2.50%) OO
11 2 (2.50%) OOP
11 2 (2.50%) Software Testing
11 2 (2.50%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 80 (100.00%) C++
2 29 (36.25%) C
3 21 (26.25%) VC++
4 12 (15.00%) C#
5 5 (6.25%) Objective-C
5 5 (6.25%) Python
6 4 (5.00%) Java
7 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.50%) Delphi
8 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.50%) SQL
9 1 (1.25%) Bash Shell
9 1 (1.25%) Scala
Qualifications
1 34 (42.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (2.50%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.25%) Facebook
3 1 (1.25%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.25%) Twitter
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