The statistics below represent IT jobs advertised across the North West region that had C++ Software Engineer featuring in the job title. Included is a guide to the salaries offered over the 3 months to 6 May 2016 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
6 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 208 221 226
Rank change year-on-year
+13 +5
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 25 34 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.44% 0.53% 0.41%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.46% 0.55% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 20 33 29
Median salary £40,000 £38,750 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.22% +15.67%
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -
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
5489 6209 6833
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 97.03% 96.62% 97.05%
Number of salaries quoted 4674 4958 5488
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

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 6 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 6 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -9 18 £40,000 +15.94% 3
Cheshire +31 7 £35,000 -26.31%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 6 May 2016, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 58 (100.00%) C++
1 58 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 43 (74.14%) Windows
3 39 (67.24%) OO
4 37 (63.79%) C
4 37 (63.79%) C#
5 36 (62.07%) Visual Studio
6 31 (53.45%) Degree
7 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
7 29 (50.00%) Multithreading
8 24 (41.38%) Electronics
9 21 (36.21%) OOD
10 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
10 20 (34.48%) Linux
11 19 (32.76%) Windows XP
11 19 (32.76%) Games
12 18 (31.03%) Scrum
12 18 (31.03%) Embedded C
13 17 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
14 15 (25.86%) Windows CE
15 14 (24.14%) ISO 9001
15 14 (24.14%) UML
15 14 (24.14%) HNC
15 14 (24.14%) HND
15 14 (24.14%) Pair Programming
15 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
15 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
15 14 (24.14%) Embedded Linux
15 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
15 14 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 4 (6.90%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.72%) NoSQL
2 1 (1.72%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 36 (62.07%) Visual Studio
2 14 (24.14%) Git (software)
3 4 (6.90%) Subversion
4 3 (5.17%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 24 (41.38%) Electronics
2 19 (32.76%) Games
3 1 (1.72%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (15.52%) STL
2 3 (5.17%) ATL
2 3 (5.17%) JSON
2 3 (5.17%) SOAP
2 3 (5.17%) WCF
2 3 (5.17%) Web Services
2 3 (5.17%) XML
3 1 (1.72%) .NET
3 1 (1.72%) COM
3 1 (1.72%) J2EE
3 1 (1.72%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 14 (24.14%) Analytical Skills
1 14 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (20.69%) Computer Science
3 4 (6.90%) Device Driver
3 4 (6.90%) Enterprise Software
3 4 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 3 (5.17%) N-Tier
5 1 (1.72%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 43 (74.14%) Windows
2 20 (34.48%) Linux
3 19 (32.76%) Windows XP
4 15 (25.86%) Windows CE
5 14 (24.14%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.72%) Android
6 1 (1.72%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (67.24%) OO
3 29 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 29 (50.00%) Multithreading
4 21 (36.21%) OOD
5 18 (31.03%) Scrum
6 17 (29.31%) Continuous Integration
7 14 (24.14%) Embedded Software Development
7 14 (24.14%) Pair Programming
7 14 (24.14%) Root Cause Analysis
7 14 (24.14%) Test Automation
7 14 (24.14%) UML
8 6 (10.34%) Mentoring
9 5 (8.62%) Unit Testing
10 3 (5.17%) SDLC
11 2 (3.45%) Cybersecurity
12 1 (1.72%) Android Development
12 1 (1.72%) Memory Management
12 1 (1.72%) Performance Analysis
12 1 (1.72%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C++
2 37 (63.79%) C
2 37 (63.79%) C#
3 18 (31.03%) Embedded C
4 2 (3.45%) SQL
4 2 (3.45%) VC++
5 1 (1.72%) Java
5 1 (1.72%) PHP
Qualifications
1 31 (53.45%) Degree
2 14 (24.14%) HNC
2 14 (24.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (24.14%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.72%) QA
System Software
1 2 (3.45%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 20 (34.48%) Microsoft
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