The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Software Developer
Rank 237 234 228
Rank change year-on-year
-3 -6
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 7 16 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.12% 0.23% 0.23%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.13% 0.24% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 7 15 14
Average salary £31,500 £30,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -29.41%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++ Software 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
5465 6672 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.93% 96.56% 96.30%
Number of salaries quoted 4584 5653 5289
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £23,500 £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++ Software Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer in the job title across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Software Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer across the North West region.

C++ Software Developer Salary Trend in the North West

C++ Software Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Developer across the North West region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

C++ Software Developer Salary Histogram in the North West

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 5 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 +11 5 £22,500 -25.00% 4
Cheshire +14 2 £37,500 +17.18%
C++ Software Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title.

1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (72.22%) Windows
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (44.44%) Degree
3 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
4 7 (38.89%) C
5 6 (33.33%) Linux
5 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
5 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 5 (27.78%) C#
7 4 (22.22%) PyQt
7 4 (22.22%) Python
7 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
7 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
7 4 (22.22%) Animation
7 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
7 4 (22.22%) Physics
7 4 (22.22%) Games
8 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
8 3 (16.67%) VC++
8 3 (16.67%) MFC
8 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
9 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
9 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
9 2 (11.11%) SCADA
9 2 (11.11%) .NET
9 2 (11.11%) OOP
9 2 (11.11%) OO
9 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
9 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++

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

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (5.56%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 6 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 2 (11.11%) Jenkins
3 1 (5.56%) Git (software)
3 1 (5.56%) JIRA
3 1 (5.56%) Subversion
3 1 (5.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 4 (22.22%) Games
2 2 (11.11%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (22.22%) PyQt
2 3 (16.67%) MFC
3 2 (11.11%) .NET
4 1 (5.56%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 8 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) Animation
2 4 (22.22%) Mathematics
2 4 (22.22%) Physics
3 2 (11.11%) Algorithms
3 2 (11.11%) Management Information System
3 2 (11.11%) SCADA
4 1 (5.56%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (5.56%) iPad
4 1 (5.56%) N-Tier
4 1 (5.56%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 13 (72.22%) Windows
2 6 (33.33%) Linux
3 4 (22.22%) Mac OS X
4 2 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (33.33%) Software Engineering
3 4 (22.22%) Project Planning
4 3 (16.67%) Mentoring
4 3 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 2 (11.11%) OO
5 2 (11.11%) OOP
6 1 (5.56%) Change Control
6 1 (5.56%) Coaching
6 1 (5.56%) Project Management
6 1 (5.56%) Scrum
6 1 (5.56%) SDLC
6 1 (5.56%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.56%) TDD
6 1 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (38.89%) C
3 5 (27.78%) C#
4 4 (22.22%) Python
5 3 (16.67%) VC++
6 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++
6 2 (11.11%) JavaScript
7 1 (5.56%) Delphi
7 1 (5.56%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (44.44%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (5.56%) Microsoft
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