The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 8 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
8 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 203 235 233
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -2
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 34 22 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.60% 0.31% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.32% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 32 20 13
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £30,400 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £39,650 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++ Software Engineer
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
5438 6824 6306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 95.98% 96.56% 96.29%
Number of salaries quoted 4555 5782 5290
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 Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

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

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

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in the North West

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the North West region over the 3 months to 8 February 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the North West

C++ Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 8 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
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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 +31 22 £24,000 -25.00% 1
Cheshire +31 12 £35,000 -26.31% 3
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title.

1 58 (100.00%) C++
2 56 (96.55%) Software Engineering
3 47 (81.03%) C
4 41 (70.69%) Windows
5 33 (56.90%) OO
6 31 (53.45%) C#
6 31 (53.45%) Visual Studio
7 24 (41.38%) Degree
8 23 (39.66%) Multithreading
8 23 (39.66%) Linux
9 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
10 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
10 21 (36.21%) Scrum
11 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
12 16 (27.59%) Windows XP
12 16 (27.59%) Games
13 15 (25.86%) Embedded C
13 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
14 14 (24.14%) Pair Programming
15 13 (22.41%) OOD
16 12 (20.69%) Windows CE
16 12 (20.69%) Embedded Software Development
16 12 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
17 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
17 11 (18.97%) Electronics
17 11 (18.97%) UML
17 11 (18.97%) ISO 9001
17 11 (18.97%) HNC
17 11 (18.97%) HND

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

For the 6 months to 8 February 2016, IT jobs across the North West region that cited C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.72%) Doxygen
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.72%) Modbus
1 1 (1.72%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.52%) SQL Server
2 6 (10.34%) RDBMS
2 6 (10.34%) Relational Database
3 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (53.45%) Visual Studio
2 6 (10.34%) Maven
3 5 (8.62%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.17%) Subversion
5 2 (3.45%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.72%) CppUnit
General
1 16 (27.59%) Games
2 11 (18.97%) Electronics
3 6 (10.34%) Retail
4 4 (6.90%) Finance
5 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (17.24%) SOAP
2 9 (15.52%) JSON
2 9 (15.52%) XML
3 6 (10.34%) ActiveMQ
3 6 (10.34%) Hibernate
3 6 (10.34%) Java EE
3 6 (10.34%) JMS
3 6 (10.34%) RabbitMQ
3 6 (10.34%) REST
3 6 (10.34%) Servlets
3 6 (10.34%) Spring
3 6 (10.34%) WSDL
4 5 (8.62%) ATL
5 4 (6.90%) PyQt
6 3 (5.17%) WCF
6 3 (5.17%) Web Services
7 1 (1.72%) .NET
7 1 (1.72%) COM
7 1 (1.72%) J2EE
7 1 (1.72%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.21%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
3 10 (17.24%) Embedded Systems
4 5 (8.62%) N-Tier
5 4 (6.90%) Animation
6 3 (5.17%) Computer Science
7 2 (3.45%) Mobile App
8 1 (1.72%) CCTV
8 1 (1.72%) SCADA
8 1 (1.72%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 41 (70.69%) Windows
2 23 (39.66%) Linux
3 16 (27.59%) Windows XP
4 12 (20.69%) Windows CE
5 10 (17.24%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (10.34%) Unix
7 4 (6.90%) Mac OS X
8 1 (1.72%) Android
8 1 (1.72%) CentOS
8 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (96.55%) Software Engineering
2 33 (56.90%) OO
3 23 (39.66%) Multithreading
4 22 (37.93%) Agile Software Development
5 21 (36.21%) Scrum
6 15 (25.86%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (24.14%) Pair Programming
7 14 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
8 13 (22.41%) OOD
9 12 (20.69%) Embedded Software Development
10 11 (18.97%) Test Automation
10 11 (18.97%) UML
11 9 (15.52%) TDD
12 8 (13.79%) Mentoring
13 7 (12.07%) Unit Testing
14 6 (10.34%) E-Commerce
14 6 (10.34%) Logistics
14 6 (10.34%) Software Architecture
15 5 (8.62%) SDLC
16 4 (6.90%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C++
2 47 (81.03%) C
3 31 (53.45%) C#
4 15 (25.86%) Embedded C
5 9 (15.52%) Java
6 4 (6.90%) Python
7 1 (1.72%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.72%) PHP
7 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 24 (41.38%) Degree
2 11 (18.97%) HNC
2 11 (18.97%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (18.97%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
Vendors
1 17 (29.31%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.72%) Red Hat
2 1 (1.72%) Symbian
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