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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 74 85 106
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 194 212 166
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.48% 3.02% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.90% 5.98% 4.19%
Number of salaries quoted 165 198 141
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2812 3543 3963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.49% 50.42% 59.66%
Number of salaries quoted 2403 3131 3440
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 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 +16 150 £50,000 +38.88% 24
Cheshire +17 31 £37,500 -16.66% 16
Lancashire - 9 £43,000 - 6
Merseyside -14 4 £25,000 -37.50% 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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++.

1 191 (52.91%) Software Engineering
2 188 (52.08%) Java
3 162 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
4 143 (39.61%) C#
5 140 (38.78%) Windows
6 133 (36.84%) OO
7 125 (34.63%) C
8 111 (30.75%) Degree
9 105 (29.09%) .NET
10 97 (26.87%) SQL
11 88 (24.38%) Linux
11 88 (24.38%) Scrum
12 84 (23.27%) Multithreading
13 82 (22.71%) JavaScript
14 78 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
15 76 (21.05%) Visual Studio
16 72 (19.94%) SQL Server
17 67 (18.56%) Web Services
18 65 (18.01%) HTML
19 64 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
20 63 (17.45%) XML
21 57 (15.79%) OOD
22 52 (14.40%) PHP
22 52 (14.40%) CSS
23 48 (13.30%) Finance
24 47 (13.02%) SOAP
25 45 (12.47%) Enterprise Software
26 42 (11.63%) ASP.NET
26 42 (11.63%) Microsoft
27 41 (11.36%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 23 (6.37%) WebSphere
2 16 (4.43%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
3 13 (3.60%) SharePoint
4 8 (2.22%) Node.js
5 7 (1.94%) GlassFish
5 7 (1.94%) WebLogic
6 4 (1.11%) WordPress
7 3 (0.83%) Confluence
7 3 (0.83%) JBoss
7 3 (0.83%) Tomcat
8 2 (0.55%) Apache
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.28%) nginx
9 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.28%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (3.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.28%) Doxygen
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
2 1 (0.28%) MS PowerPoint
2 1 (0.28%) MS Project
Business Applications
1 8 (2.22%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (1.11%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.28%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.66%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (1.39%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.55%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.55%) Route 53
4 1 (0.28%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 12 (3.32%) HTTP
2 10 (2.77%) Network Security
3 5 (1.39%) Internet
4 4 (1.11%) VPN
5 3 (0.83%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.83%) Intrusion Detection
5 3 (0.83%) TCP/IP
6 2 (0.55%) iBeacon
6 2 (0.55%) IPsec
6 2 (0.55%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.55%) PPTP
7 1 (0.28%) DNS
7 1 (0.28%) Firewall
7 1 (0.28%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (19.94%) SQL Server
2 22 (6.09%) Relational Database
3 13 (3.60%) MySQL
4 10 (2.77%) RDBMS
5 5 (1.39%) DB2
5 5 (1.39%) NoSQL
6 4 (1.11%) Hadoop
7 3 (0.83%) SQL Server 2008
8 2 (0.55%) Big Data
8 2 (0.55%) Redis
9 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 1 (0.28%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 76 (21.05%) Visual Studio
2 36 (9.97%) Team Foundation Server
3 34 (9.42%) JUnit
4 30 (8.31%) Subversion
5 27 (7.48%) NUnit
6 26 (7.20%) MSTest
7 13 (3.60%) Git (software)
8 7 (1.94%) Ant
8 7 (1.94%) Eclipse
8 7 (1.94%) JIRA
9 5 (1.39%) Maven
10 4 (1.11%) Jenkins
10 4 (1.11%) Vagrant
10 4 (1.11%) Xcode
11 2 (0.55%) CppUnit
11 2 (0.55%) Selenium
12 1 (0.28%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 1 (0.28%) Cucumber
12 1 (0.28%) SpecFlow
12 1 (0.28%) WebDriver
General
1 48 (13.30%) Finance
2 34 (9.42%) Games
3 14 (3.88%) Electronics
4 10 (2.77%) Retail
5 6 (1.66%) Banking
5 6 (1.66%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.39%) Telecoms
7 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
7 2 (0.55%) Marketing
8 1 (0.28%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 186 (51.52%) Developer
2 109 (30.19%) Software Engineer
3 80 (22.16%) C++ Developer
4 56 (15.51%) C++ Software Engineer
5 38 (10.53%) Java Developer
6 36 (9.97%) Software Developer
7 31 (8.59%) C# Software Engineer
8 27 (7.48%) .NET Software Engineer
9 26 (7.20%) Lead Developer
10 21 (5.82%) C Software Engineer
10 21 (5.82%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 20 (5.54%) Applications Developer
12 18 (4.99%) C++ Software Developer
13 16 (4.43%) Senior Developer
14 15 (4.16%) Consultant
15 14 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
16 13 (3.60%) Agile Developer
16 13 (3.60%) Graduate
16 13 (3.60%) iOS Developer
16 13 (3.60%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (29.09%) .NET
2 67 (18.56%) Web Services
3 65 (18.01%) HTML
4 63 (17.45%) XML
5 52 (14.40%) CSS
6 47 (13.02%) SOAP
7 42 (11.63%) ASP.NET
8 41 (11.36%) jQuery
8 41 (11.36%) WCF
9 39 (10.80%) J2EE
10 35 (9.70%) WPF
11 32 (8.86%) LINQ
12 26 (7.20%) RESTful
12 26 (7.20%) Silverlight
12 26 (7.20%) WF
12 26 (7.20%) XSLT
13 25 (6.93%) REST
14 20 (5.54%) MFC
14 20 (5.54%) Spring
15 18 (4.99%) ATL
Miscellaneous
1 64 (17.73%) Analytical Skills
2 45 (12.47%) Enterprise Software
3 40 (11.08%) Computer Science
4 22 (6.09%) Mobile App
5 21 (5.82%) Algorithms
6 20 (5.54%) N-Tier
7 18 (4.99%) User Experience
8 14 (3.88%) Management Information System
9 13 (3.60%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (3.32%) iPad
11 11 (3.05%) 3D Graphics
12 10 (2.77%) Blog
12 10 (2.77%) Client/Server
13 9 (2.49%) iPhone
14 7 (1.94%) Mathematics
15 6 (1.66%) PMI
16 5 (1.39%) Online Games
16 5 (1.39%) Physics
17 4 (1.11%) Animation
17 4 (1.11%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 140 (38.78%) Windows
2 88 (24.38%) Linux
3 36 (9.97%) Unix
4 22 (6.09%) Mac OS X
5 18 (4.99%) Embedded Linux
6 17 (4.71%) Windows XP
7 16 (4.43%) Apple iOS
8 14 (3.88%) Android
9 13 (3.60%) Windows CE
10 7 (1.94%) CentOS
11 6 (1.66%) Mac OS
12 4 (1.11%) AIX
12 4 (1.11%) Solaris
13 3 (0.83%) Windows 8
14 2 (0.55%) Debian
14 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.55%) Windows 10
14 2 (0.55%) Windows Server
15 1 (0.28%) HPUX
15 1 (0.28%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 191 (52.91%) Software Engineering
2 162 (44.88%) Agile Software Development
3 133 (36.84%) OO
4 88 (24.38%) Scrum
5 84 (23.27%) Multithreading
6 78 (21.61%) Continuous Integration
7 57 (15.79%) OOD
8 40 (11.08%) UML
9 39 (10.80%) Unit Testing
10 37 (10.25%) OOP
11 35 (9.70%) SDLC
12 34 (9.42%) TDD
13 33 (9.14%) Use Case
14 27 (7.48%) Mentoring
14 27 (7.48%) Project Management
15 26 (7.20%) Concurrent Programming
15 26 (7.20%) DSDM
15 26 (7.20%) MVVM
15 26 (7.20%) RUP
15 26 (7.20%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 188 (52.08%) Java
2 143 (39.61%) C#
3 125 (34.63%) C
4 97 (26.87%) SQL
5 82 (22.71%) JavaScript
6 52 (14.40%) PHP
7 31 (8.59%) Python
8 27 (7.48%) Objective-C
9 26 (7.20%) PL/SQL
9 26 (7.20%) T-SQL
10 25 (6.93%) VC++
11 22 (6.09%) Perl
12 20 (5.54%) Embedded C
13 19 (5.26%) Ruby
14 13 (3.60%) VB.NET
15 10 (2.77%) VB
16 8 (2.22%) X++
17 7 (1.94%) Embedded C++
17 7 (1.94%) Scala
18 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 111 (30.75%) Degree
2 17 (4.71%) Security Cleared
3 11 (3.05%) HNC
3 11 (3.05%) HND
4 10 (2.77%) CHECK Team Leader
4 10 (2.77%) CREST Certified
5 7 (1.94%) Microsoft Certification
5 7 (1.94%) SC Cleared
6 6 (1.66%) PhD
6 6 (1.66%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.11%) BPSS Clearance
7 4 (1.11%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.83%) CISSP
8 3 (0.83%) GCIA
8 3 (0.83%) GCIH
8 3 (0.83%) ISEB
8 3 (0.83%) SANS
9 2 (0.55%) PRINCE2 Certification
10 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.82%) QA
2 11 (3.05%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) COSHH
System Software
1 3 (0.83%) Active Directory
2 2 (0.55%) Docker
3 1 (0.28%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (1.39%) Puppet
2 2 (0.55%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.28%) Ansible
Vendors
1 42 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.03%) IBM
2 29 (8.03%) Oracle
3 16 (4.43%) MuleSoft
3 16 (4.43%) Software AG
3 16 (4.43%) webMethods
4 5 (1.39%) Apple
5 3 (0.83%) Perforce
5 3 (0.83%) SAP
6 2 (0.55%) Adobe
6 2 (0.55%) Facebook
6 2 (0.55%) Intel Security
6 2 (0.55%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.55%) Sencha
6 2 (0.55%) Symbian
6 2 (0.55%) Twitter
7 1 (0.28%) EMC
7 1 (0.28%) HP
7 1 (0.28%) Infragistics
7 1 (0.28%) SaltStack
Manchester, Lancashire
Proprius Recruitment
Salary: Unspecified Salary Negotiable
Posted: 4 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive dependant on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £32000 per annum + bonus & share incentive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive dependant on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Avecto Limited
Salary: From £0 to £0 per annum Competitive dependant on experience.
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
FT Select
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Amiqus - AMS
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Candour Solutions
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum Additional benefits available!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: Negotiable + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Rochdale, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £38000.00 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £27000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
University of Manchester
Posted: 7 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £42000 - £52000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Ellesmere Port
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester
Client Server
Salary: £50k to £55k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 10 days ago