The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 80 94 67
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -27
Permanent jobs citing C++ 207 184 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.22% 2.61% 3.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.16% 4.78% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 198 161 265
Average salary £37,500 £37,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.35% +5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the North West region.

Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3363 3848 4458
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.30% 54.62% 59.47%
Number of salaries quoted 2846 3249 3955
Average salary £40,000 £36,498 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.59% +4.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the North West region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

C++
Salary Trend in the North West

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

C++ Salary Trend in the North West

C++
Salary Histogram in the North West

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in the North West

C++
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++ within the North West region over the 3 months to 1 July 2015. 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 +29 163 £37,500 +7.14% 25
Cheshire -20 29 £44,500 +18.66% 6
Merseyside +16 11 £37,500 +36.36%
Lancashire -22 6 £47,500 +26.66% 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++.

1 232 (54.98%) Java
2 175 (41.47%) Software Engineering
3 173 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
4 151 (35.78%) C
5 147 (34.83%) C#
6 138 (32.70%) Linux
7 133 (31.52%) SQL
8 131 (31.04%) Degree
9 123 (29.15%) Windows
10 107 (25.36%) .NET
11 103 (24.41%) OO
12 81 (19.19%) XML
12 81 (19.19%) TDD
13 73 (17.30%) SQL Server
14 72 (17.06%) HTML
15 70 (16.59%) Python
16 68 (16.11%) Scrum
17 65 (15.40%) PHP
18 63 (14.93%) UNIX
19 56 (13.27%) SOAP
19 56 (13.27%) Web Services
20 53 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
21 51 (12.09%) Apple iOS
21 51 (12.09%) SDLC
22 50 (11.85%) MySQL
23 49 (11.61%) Finance
23 49 (11.61%) REST
24 46 (10.90%) Android
24 46 (10.90%) Retail
24 46 (10.90%) Oracle

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

For the 6 months to 1 July 2015, IT jobs across the North West region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 14 (3.32%) WebLogic
1 14 (3.32%) WebSphere
2 12 (2.84%) GlassFish
3 11 (2.61%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.13%) WordPress
5 7 (1.66%) Apache Pig
6 6 (1.42%) nginx
7 5 (1.18%) Node.js
7 5 (1.18%) JBoss
8 4 (0.95%) Apache
8 4 (0.95%) SAS
9 3 (0.71%) Facebook Platform
9 3 (0.71%) WebSphere Application Server
10 1 (0.24%) Apache Spark
10 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
10 1 (0.24%) CMS
10 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
10 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
Applications
1 21 (4.98%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.66%) MS Project
3 6 (1.42%) MS Office
4 3 (0.71%) MS PowerPoint
5 1 (0.24%) CINEMA 4D
5 1 (0.24%) RoboHelp
5 1 (0.24%) Maya
5 1 (0.24%) 3ds Max
Business Applications
1 2 (0.47%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (3.55%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.13%) Route 53
2 9 (2.13%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (1.18%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.71%) Force.com
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 21 (4.98%) HTTP
2 19 (4.50%) VPN
3 12 (2.84%) UMTS
3 12 (2.84%) GPRS
4 11 (2.61%) IPsec
4 11 (2.61%) OpenVPN
5 10 (2.37%) Network Security
6 9 (2.13%) PPTP
7 8 (1.90%) Wi-Fi
7 8 (1.90%) DVB
7 8 (1.90%) NFC
7 8 (1.90%) GSM
7 8 (1.90%) Bluetooth
7 8 (1.90%) VoIP
7 8 (1.90%) WLAN
8 7 (1.66%) Internet
9 4 (0.95%) TCP/IP
9 4 (0.95%) Unified Communications
10 2 (0.47%) LAN
10 2 (0.47%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (17.30%) SQL Server
2 50 (11.85%) MySQL
3 35 (8.29%) Relational Database
4 26 (6.16%) RDBMS
5 18 (4.27%) Big Data
6 13 (3.08%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (2.84%) NoSQL
7 12 (2.84%) Hadoop
7 12 (2.84%) Apache Hive
8 9 (2.13%) MongoDB
8 9 (2.13%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 7 (1.66%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 6 (1.42%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 6 (1.42%) Data Warehouse
10 6 (1.42%) Amazon Redshift
11 4 (0.95%) VLDB
12 3 (0.71%) BusinessObjects
13 2 (0.47%) DB2
14 1 (0.24%) InterSystems Cache
14 1 (0.24%) HBase
Development Applications
1 46 (10.90%) Visual Studio
2 45 (10.66%) Subversion
3 30 (7.11%) Maven
4 29 (6.87%) Git (software)
5 26 (6.16%) NUnit
6 25 (5.92%) MSTest
7 24 (5.69%) JUnit
8 19 (4.50%) Team Foundation Server
9 13 (3.08%) JIRA
10 12 (2.84%) Selenium
10 12 (2.84%) Ant
10 12 (2.84%) Eclipse
11 11 (2.61%) LoadRunner
12 10 (2.37%) Xcode
13 7 (1.66%) Jenkins
14 5 (1.18%) Hudson
15 4 (0.95%) PHPUnit
15 4 (0.95%) PVCS
16 3 (0.71%) InstallShield
16 3 (0.71%) WinDbg
General
1 49 (11.61%) Finance
2 46 (10.90%) Retail
3 37 (8.77%) Games
4 20 (4.74%) Banking
5 16 (3.79%) Electronics
6 9 (2.13%) Automotive
6 9 (2.13%) Manufacturing
6 9 (2.13%) Multimedia
7 6 (1.42%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.18%) Pharmaceutical
8 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
8 5 (1.18%) Law
9 4 (0.95%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.71%) Marketing
11 2 (0.47%) Retail Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Corporate Banking
11 2 (0.47%) Advertising
11 2 (0.47%) Publishing
12 1 (0.24%) Military
12 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 186 (44.08%) Developer
2 123 (29.15%) Software Engineer
3 52 (12.32%) Software Developer
4 45 (10.66%) C++ Developer
5 27 (6.40%) Java Developer
6 23 (5.45%) Graduate
7 22 (5.21%) C++ Software Developer
8 21 (4.98%) C++ Software Engineer
9 20 (4.74%) Development Manager
9 20 (4.74%) Senior Developer
10 18 (4.27%) iOS Developer
11 15 (3.55%) C# Developer
12 13 (3.08%) Tester
12 13 (3.08%) Graduate Developer
13 12 (2.84%) Senior Software Engineer
14 11 (2.61%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 11 (2.61%) C Software Engineer
15 10 (2.37%) Python Developer
15 10 (2.37%) Software Manager
15 10 (2.37%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (25.36%) .NET
2 81 (19.19%) XML
3 72 (17.06%) HTML
4 56 (13.27%) SOAP
4 56 (13.27%) Web Services
5 49 (11.61%) REST
6 42 (9.95%) JSON
6 42 (9.95%) JMS
7 39 (9.24%) Spring
8 36 (8.53%) WSDL
9 35 (8.29%) OpenGL
10 33 (7.82%) Hibernate
10 33 (7.82%) J2EE
11 31 (7.35%) CSS
12 30 (7.11%) Servlets
12 30 (7.11%) ActiveMQ
12 30 (7.11%) WPF
12 30 (7.11%) RabbitMQ
13 29 (6.87%) ASP.NET
14 24 (5.69%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 53 (12.56%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (10.66%) Mobile App
3 39 (9.24%) Computer Science
4 38 (9.00%) Mathematics
5 32 (7.58%) Enterprise Software
6 29 (6.87%) iPhone
7 26 (6.16%) 3D Graphics
8 18 (4.27%) Physics
9 17 (4.03%) Algorithms
10 14 (3.32%) Device Driver
11 13 (3.08%) Client/Server
12 12 (2.84%) Cryptography
12 12 (2.84%) Animation
12 12 (2.84%) iPad
13 11 (2.61%) PKI
14 10 (2.37%) Mainframe
14 10 (2.37%) User Experience
15 9 (2.13%) Inversion of Control
16 8 (1.90%) Management Information System
16 8 (1.90%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 138 (32.70%) Linux
2 123 (29.15%) Windows
3 63 (14.93%) UNIX
4 51 (12.09%) Apple iOS
5 46 (10.90%) Android
6 16 (3.79%) Windows Mobile
7 15 (3.55%) CentOS
8 10 (2.37%) Windows 8
8 10 (2.37%) Windows 7
9 9 (2.13%) Windows CE
10 8 (1.90%) Nucleus RTOS
10 8 (1.90%) Mac OS X
11 6 (1.42%) Windows XP
12 5 (1.18%) Embedded Linux
12 5 (1.18%) Windows Phone
13 4 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 3 (0.71%) HPUX
15 1 (0.24%) AIX
15 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.24%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 175 (41.47%) Software Engineering
2 173 (41.00%) Agile Software Development
3 103 (24.41%) OO
4 81 (19.19%) TDD
5 68 (16.11%) Scrum
6 51 (12.09%) SDLC
7 45 (10.66%) OOP
8 42 (9.95%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (9.48%) Unit Testing
10 38 (9.00%) UML
11 34 (8.06%) Multithreading
12 30 (7.11%) iOS Development
13 28 (6.64%) OOD
14 25 (5.92%) E-Commerce
14 25 (5.92%) Mobile Application Development
14 25 (5.92%) BDD
15 24 (5.69%) DevOps
15 24 (5.69%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (5.69%) Logistics
16 22 (5.21%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 232 (54.98%) Java
2 151 (35.78%) C
3 147 (34.83%) C#
4 133 (31.52%) SQL
5 70 (16.59%) Python
6 65 (15.40%) PHP
7 44 (10.43%) JavaScript
8 26 (6.16%) Objective-C
9 23 (5.45%) Ruby
9 23 (5.45%) VB
10 20 (4.74%) Perl
11 18 (4.27%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.55%) Embedded C
13 13 (3.08%) Embedded C++
14 12 (2.84%) Scala
15 11 (2.61%) VC++
15 11 (2.61%) VB.NET
16 10 (2.37%) PL/SQL
17 8 (1.90%) T-SQL
17 8 (1.90%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 131 (31.04%) Degree
2 8 (1.90%) ISEB
3 5 (1.18%) HNC
3 5 (1.18%) HND
4 3 (0.71%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.47%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.47%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.47%) PhD
6 1 (0.24%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (2.84%) QA
2 6 (1.42%) ISO 9001
3 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (0.95%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 17 (4.03%) Docker
2 7 (1.66%) Firmware
3 2 (0.47%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.24%) HDFS
4 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (6.87%) Puppet
2 15 (3.55%) Vagrant
3 8 (1.90%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.47%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (10.90%) Oracle
2 42 (9.95%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.84%) HP
3 12 (2.84%) Symbian
4 9 (2.13%) Apple
5 5 (1.18%) Cisco
5 5 (1.18%) Perforce
5 5 (1.18%) SAP
5 5 (1.18%) Capita
6 4 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (0.95%) Red Hat
7 3 (0.71%) Facebook
7 3 (0.71%) Twitter
7 3 (0.71%) Business Objects
8 2 (0.47%) EMC
8 2 (0.47%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.24%) Sitecore
9 1 (0.24%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.24%) Informatica
9 1 (0.24%) Cognos
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Excellent Salary + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Joseph Harry Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Bonus + 10% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £20,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £23500 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Salary competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester, Manchester, North West
GCHQ
Salary: £26,000-£38,000 depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Greater Manchester, Manchester, North West
GCHQ
Salary: £31,000-£58,000 depending on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Posted: 16 days ago