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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 204 221 233
Rank change year-on-year
+17 +12
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 28 37 35
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.49% 0.57% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.51% 0.59% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 27 36 28
Average salary £42,500 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+30.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,100 £27,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,500 £40,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%
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
5509 6281 6841
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.11% 96.71% 96.98%
Number of salaries quoted 4663 5011 5513
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £24,690 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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 -10 23 £43,750 +34.61% 4
Merseyside - 4 £34,250 -
Cheshire +21 1 £44,000 +17.33% 1
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 57 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (82.46%) Windows
3 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (52.63%) Visual Studio
4 30 (52.63%) Multithreading
5 22 (38.60%) Software Engineering
6 20 (35.09%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (31.58%) VC++
8 14 (24.56%) C
9 13 (22.81%) C#
9 13 (22.81%) Enterprise Software
10 12 (21.05%) Degree
11 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
11 11 (19.30%) Linux
12 10 (17.54%) .NET
12 10 (17.54%) ATL
12 10 (17.54%) iPad
13 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
13 9 (15.79%) N-Tier
14 8 (14.04%) Mac OS X
14 8 (14.04%) Subversion
14 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
15 7 (12.28%) MFC
16 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
16 6 (10.53%) SQL
16 6 (10.53%) HTTP
16 6 (10.53%) Unix
16 6 (10.53%) OO
16 6 (10.53%) Scrum
16 6 (10.53%) Algorithms

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 (1.75%) Node.js
1 1 (1.75%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (1.75%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.53%) HTTP
2 1 (1.75%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.53%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.75%) MariaDB
2 1 (1.75%) MongoDB
2 1 (1.75%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
2 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
2 1 (1.75%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 30 (52.63%) Visual Studio
2 20 (35.09%) Team Foundation Server
3 8 (14.04%) Subversion
4 3 (5.26%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.26%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.51%) JIRA
General
1 5 (8.77%) Finance
1 5 (8.77%) Games
2 2 (3.51%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.54%) .NET
1 10 (17.54%) ATL
2 7 (12.28%) MFC
3 5 (8.77%) DirectX
3 5 (8.77%) OpenGL
3 5 (8.77%) XML
4 4 (7.02%) Web Services
5 2 (3.51%) STL
6 1 (1.75%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC
6 1 (1.75%) ASP.NET MVC 5
6 1 (1.75%) KnockoutJS
6 1 (1.75%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (1.75%) QML
6 1 (1.75%) Qt
6 1 (1.75%) RESTful
6 1 (1.75%) WCF
6 1 (1.75%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (22.81%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (19.30%) Computer Science
3 10 (17.54%) iPad
4 9 (15.79%) N-Tier
5 8 (14.04%) Analytical Skills
6 6 (10.53%) Algorithms
7 5 (8.77%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (8.77%) Client/Server
8 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.51%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 47 (82.46%) Windows
2 11 (19.30%) Linux
3 8 (14.04%) Mac OS X
4 6 (10.53%) Unix
5 2 (3.51%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (3.51%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.75%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (64.91%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (52.63%) Multithreading
3 22 (38.60%) Software Engineering
4 9 (15.79%) Mentoring
5 6 (10.53%) OO
5 6 (10.53%) Scrum
6 5 (8.77%) 3D Programming
6 5 (8.77%) E-Commerce
6 5 (8.77%) Unit Testing
7 4 (7.02%) People Management
7 4 (7.02%) SDLC
8 3 (5.26%) Change Control
8 3 (5.26%) Coaching
8 3 (5.26%) OOP
8 3 (5.26%) Software Testing
8 3 (5.26%) TDD
8 3 (5.26%) UML
9 2 (3.51%) OOD
10 1 (1.75%) MVC
10 1 (1.75%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 57 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (31.58%) VC++
3 14 (24.56%) C
4 13 (22.81%) C#
5 6 (10.53%) SQL
6 4 (7.02%) JavaScript
7 3 (5.26%) Delphi
8 2 (3.51%) Embedded C++
8 2 (3.51%) Java
8 2 (3.51%) VB
8 2 (3.51%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (21.05%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (1.75%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (1.75%) Facebook
1 1 (1.75%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.75%) Twitter
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