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 26 February 2017 with a comparison to same period over 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Software Engineer - C++
England / North West
Rank 221 202 226
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +24
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 23 37 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 0.39% 0.65% 0.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.40% 0.67% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 11 35 26
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £23,500 £31,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £40,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+8.43% +3.75%

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
5738 5484 6747
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 96.70% 96.62% 97.07%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4618 5602
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.00%

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 26 February 2017.

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 26 February 2017. 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 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 -25 21 £37,500 +56.25% 3
Cheshire +8 2 £41,000 +17.14%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, 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 31 (100.00%) C++
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 18 (58.06%) Windows
3 17 (54.84%) Degree
4 13 (41.94%) OO
5 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
5 12 (38.71%) Games
6 11 (35.48%) Mathematics
6 11 (35.48%) Windows XP
7 10 (32.26%) C
8 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
8 8 (25.81%) OpenGL
8 8 (25.81%) DirectX
8 8 (25.81%) Physics
8 8 (25.81%) Animation
8 8 (25.81%) Game Development
8 8 (25.81%) Content Development
9 7 (22.58%) SDLC
9 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
9 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
10 6 (19.35%) HTML
11 5 (16.13%) Electronics
11 5 (16.13%) Subversion
12 4 (12.90%) Logistics
12 4 (12.90%) C#
12 4 (12.90%) Linux
12 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
12 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
12 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software

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 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.45%) Ethernet
1 2 (6.45%) Modbus
1 2 (6.45%) RS-485
1 2 (6.45%) Wireless
1 2 (6.45%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (22.58%) SQL Server
2 2 (6.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.23%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 8 (25.81%) Visual Studio
2 5 (16.13%) Subversion
3 1 (3.23%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 12 (38.71%) Games
2 5 (16.13%) Electronics
3 2 (6.45%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (25.81%) DirectX
1 8 (25.81%) OpenGL
2 6 (19.35%) HTML
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) JSON
3 3 (9.68%) SOAP
3 3 (9.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 3 (9.68%) WCF
3 3 (9.68%) Web Services
3 3 (9.68%) WPF
3 3 (9.68%) XML
4 1 (3.23%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 12 (38.71%) Computer Science
2 8 (25.81%) Animation
3 4 (12.90%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (6.45%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.45%) Home Automation
5 1 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 18 (58.06%) Windows
2 11 (35.48%) Windows XP
3 4 (12.90%) Linux
4 2 (6.45%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (3.23%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (41.94%) OO
3 11 (35.48%) Mathematics
4 8 (25.81%) Content Development
4 8 (25.81%) Game Development
4 8 (25.81%) Physics
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) SDLC
6 4 (12.90%) Logistics
6 4 (12.90%) Mentoring
6 4 (12.90%) Multithreading
7 2 (6.45%) OOD
7 2 (6.45%) UML
8 1 (3.23%) Customer Insight
8 1 (3.23%) Data Analysis
8 1 (3.23%) Data Analytics
8 1 (3.23%) E-Commerce
8 1 (3.23%) Secure Coding
8 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (32.26%) C
3 7 (22.58%) Embedded C
4 4 (12.90%) C#
5 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.45%) Java
6 2 (6.45%) PHP
6 2 (6.45%) Scala
7 1 (3.23%) Python
7 1 (3.23%) VB
7 1 (3.23%) VC++
Qualifications
1 17 (54.84%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.45%) EMC
3 1 (3.23%) Freescale
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