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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++ Developer
Rank 191 190 208
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 51 60 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.72% 0.82% 0.62%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.76% 0.87% 0.64%
Number of salaries quoted 51 60 36
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 £27,250 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,250 £43,750
UK excluding London average salary £42,875 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.33% -
Job Titles Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
6673 6931 7192
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 94.75% 94.74% 96.20%
Number of salaries quoted 5396 5932 6340
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £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 23 July 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 23 July 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 -14 30 £37,500 +2.04% 1
Merseyside -5 11 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Cheshire - 3 £35,000 -
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 77 (100.00%) C++
2 32 (41.56%) Linux
3 27 (35.06%) 3D Graphics
4 26 (33.77%) Python
5 21 (27.27%) Windows
6 19 (24.68%) Games
7 18 (23.38%) OpenGL
7 18 (23.38%) OO
8 17 (22.08%) Qt
9 16 (20.78%) PHP
10 14 (18.18%) SQL
10 14 (18.18%) C#
10 14 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
11 13 (16.88%) OOD
11 13 (16.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 12 (15.58%) Visual Studio
13 11 (14.29%) STL
14 10 (12.99%) HTML
14 10 (12.99%) .NET
14 10 (12.99%) DirectX
14 10 (12.99%) CAD
15 9 (11.69%) ATL
15 9 (11.69%) QA
16 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
16 8 (10.39%) Multithreading
17 7 (9.09%) Degree
18 6 (7.79%) Android
18 6 (7.79%) iPhone
18 6 (7.79%) HTML5
18 6 (7.79%) GLSL

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

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (2.60%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.60%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.90%) Internet
2 1 (1.30%) ATM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (18.18%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (3.90%) MySQL
2 3 (3.90%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (15.58%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.49%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.90%) Subversion
4 2 (2.60%) JIRA
General
1 19 (24.68%) Games
2 3 (3.90%) Finance
3 1 (1.30%) Banking
3 1 (1.30%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (23.38%) OpenGL
2 17 (22.08%) Qt
3 11 (14.29%) STL
4 10 (12.99%) HTML
4 10 (12.99%) .NET
4 10 (12.99%) DirectX
5 9 (11.69%) ATL
6 6 (7.79%) HTML5
7 5 (6.49%) OpenCL
8 4 (5.19%) XML
9 3 (3.90%) ASP.NET
9 3 (3.90%) Web Services
9 3 (3.90%) XML Messaging
9 3 (3.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 3 (3.90%) jQuery
9 3 (3.90%) PyQt
9 3 (3.90%) WebKit
10 2 (2.60%) Windows Identity Foundation
10 2 (2.60%) QML
10 2 (2.60%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 27 (35.06%) 3D Graphics
2 13 (16.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 6 (7.79%) iPhone
3 6 (7.79%) Xbox
4 5 (6.49%) CUDA
5 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
6 3 (3.90%) Computer Science
6 3 (3.90%) Blog
6 3 (3.90%) Client/Server
6 3 (3.90%) Animation
7 2 (2.60%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 32 (41.56%) Linux
2 21 (27.27%) Windows
3 6 (7.79%) Android
4 3 (3.90%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (23.38%) OO
2 13 (16.88%) OOD
3 10 (12.99%) CAD
4 8 (10.39%) Software Engineering
4 8 (10.39%) Multithreading
5 5 (6.49%) Image Processing
6 3 (3.90%) Service Delivery
6 3 (3.90%) HOOD
6 3 (3.90%) UML
6 3 (3.90%) Agile Software Development
7 2 (2.60%) OOP
7 2 (2.60%) MVC
8 1 (1.30%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 77 (100.00%) C++
2 26 (33.77%) Python
3 16 (20.78%) PHP
4 14 (18.18%) SQL
4 14 (18.18%) C#
5 6 (7.79%) GLSL
6 5 (6.49%) C
7 4 (5.19%) VC++
7 4 (5.19%) JavaScript
8 3 (3.90%) Perl
9 2 (2.60%) Java
9 2 (2.60%) Golang
Qualifications
1 7 (9.09%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.69%) QA
Vendors
1 6 (7.79%) Sony
2 3 (3.90%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.60%) Progress
3 2 (2.60%) Google
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