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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 110 79 45
Rank change year-on-year
-31 -34
Permanent jobs citing C++ 167 203 376
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.25% 2.85% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.12% 4.87% 8.52%
Number of salaries quoted 153 194 330
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £24,600 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,250 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
4054 4165 4415
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.58% 58.53% 59.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3362 3718 4003
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 22 August 2014.

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 22 August 2014. 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 -31 81 £39,000 +20.00% 22
Cheshire -26 38 £37,500 -11.76% 7
Merseyside +11 23 £27,500 -26.66% 2
Lancashire +4 19 £37,500 +31.10%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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++.

1 153 (42.50%) Java
2 140 (38.89%) C#
3 129 (35.83%) C
4 117 (32.50%) Software Engineering
5 100 (27.78%) Linux
6 86 (23.89%) Python
7 85 (23.61%) Windows
8 81 (22.50%) .NET
9 71 (19.72%) OO
10 67 (18.61%) SQL
11 57 (15.83%) HTML
12 56 (15.56%) PHP
13 49 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
14 46 (12.78%) Android
15 44 (12.22%) Degree
15 44 (12.22%) 3D Graphics
15 44 (12.22%) Games
16 42 (11.67%) JavaScript
16 42 (11.67%) QA
17 39 (10.83%) Subversion
18 35 (9.72%) XML
19 32 (8.89%) Project Management
20 31 (8.61%) Web Services
20 31 (8.61%) Perl
20 31 (8.61%) Mobile App
21 30 (8.33%) HTML5
21 30 (8.33%) Apple iOS
21 30 (8.33%) Mac OS X
22 29 (8.06%) SQL Server
23 28 (7.78%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 22 August 2014, 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 20 (5.56%) Tomcat
2 19 (5.28%) IIS
3 16 (4.44%) Apache
4 8 (2.22%) SAS
5 3 (0.83%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.83%) nginx
6 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
6 2 (0.56%) Confluence
7 1 (0.28%) Node.js
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 17 (4.72%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.67%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.67%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.94%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (1.11%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.83%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.56%) Route 53
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.50%) Internet
2 8 (2.22%) HTTP
2 8 (2.22%) VPN
3 6 (1.67%) TCP/IP
4 5 (1.39%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.83%) Fibre Channel
5 3 (0.83%) iSCSI
5 3 (0.83%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.83%) ATM
6 2 (0.56%) PPTP
6 2 (0.56%) IPsec
6 2 (0.56%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.28%) CTI
7 1 (0.28%) BGP
7 1 (0.28%) OSPF
7 1 (0.28%) VoIP
7 1 (0.28%) Broadband
7 1 (0.28%) IPv4
7 1 (0.28%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.06%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
2 14 (3.89%) MySQL
3 8 (2.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 8 (2.22%) Hadoop
3 8 (2.22%) NoSQL
4 7 (1.94%) Big Data
4 7 (1.94%) Crystal Reports
5 6 (1.67%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 5 (1.39%) Informix
6 5 (1.39%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.11%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
9 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
9 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 39 (10.83%) Subversion
2 23 (6.39%) Visual Studio
3 22 (6.11%) Git (software)
4 16 (4.44%) Selenium
5 14 (3.89%) Cucumber
6 12 (3.33%) ClearCase
6 12 (3.33%) JIRA
6 12 (3.33%) SoapUI
7 10 (2.78%) WebDriver
8 7 (1.94%) JUnit
9 4 (1.11%) Jenkins
9 4 (1.11%) SCons
9 4 (1.11%) Hudson
10 3 (0.83%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.83%) Facilita Forecast
10 3 (0.83%) JMeter
11 2 (0.56%) Bugzilla
11 2 (0.56%) Maven
11 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
11 2 (0.56%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 44 (12.22%) Games
2 23 (6.39%) Finance
3 20 (5.56%) Retail
4 15 (4.17%) Banking
5 8 (2.22%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.94%) Automotive
7 6 (1.67%) Back Office
8 3 (0.83%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.56%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.56%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 200 (55.56%) Developer
2 83 (23.06%) Software Engineer
3 72 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 63 (17.50%) Software Developer
5 31 (8.61%) Java Developer
6 26 (7.22%) Mobile Developer
7 25 (6.94%) Analyst
8 23 (6.39%) C++ Software Developer
9 21 (5.83%) Programmer
10 19 (5.28%) Java/J2EE Developer
10 19 (5.28%) C# Developer
11 18 (5.00%) Graduate
12 17 (4.72%) Senior Developer
13 16 (4.44%) C++ Software Engineer
14 14 (3.89%) Automation Engineer
14 14 (3.89%) iOS Developer
15 13 (3.61%) Android Developer
15 13 (3.61%) Development Engineer
15 13 (3.61%) Senior Development Engineer
15 13 (3.61%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (22.50%) .NET
2 57 (15.83%) HTML
3 35 (9.72%) XML
4 31 (8.61%) Web Services
5 30 (8.33%) HTML5
6 26 (7.22%) J2EE
6 26 (7.22%) CSS
7 25 (6.94%) OpenGL
8 21 (5.83%) Hibernate
8 21 (5.83%) Spring
9 17 (4.72%) ASP.NET
10 15 (4.17%) Qt
11 14 (3.89%) WPF
12 12 (3.33%) STL
13 11 (3.06%) WCF
13 11 (3.06%) DirectX
14 10 (2.78%) Middleware
14 10 (2.78%) SOAP
15 9 (2.50%) CSS3
15 9 (2.50%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 44 (12.22%) 3D Graphics
2 31 (8.61%) Mobile App
3 25 (6.94%) Computer Science
4 23 (6.39%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (6.11%) Mathematics
6 20 (5.56%) Blackberry
6 20 (5.56%) Animation
7 19 (5.28%) iPhone
8 12 (3.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 12 (3.33%) iPad
9 9 (2.50%) Physics
9 9 (2.50%) Client/Server
10 8 (2.22%) Streaming Media
11 7 (1.94%) Online Games
12 6 (1.67%) Xbox
12 6 (1.67%) Open Source
13 5 (1.39%) CUDA
13 5 (1.39%) Embedded Systems
13 5 (1.39%) Statistics
14 4 (1.11%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 100 (27.78%) Linux
2 85 (23.61%) Windows
3 46 (12.78%) Android
4 30 (8.33%) Apple iOS
4 30 (8.33%) Mac OS X
5 15 (4.17%) UNIX
6 5 (1.39%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.56%) Debian
7 2 (0.56%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.56%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.56%) Solaris
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
8 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.28%) AIX
8 1 (0.28%) VMS
8 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 117 (32.50%) Software Engineering
2 71 (19.72%) OO
3 49 (13.61%) Agile Software Development
4 32 (8.89%) Project Management
5 26 (7.22%) OOD
6 25 (6.94%) TDD
7 24 (6.67%) iOS Development
8 23 (6.39%) Android Development
8 23 (6.39%) Scrum
9 20 (5.56%) Test Automation
10 18 (5.00%) SOA
11 17 (4.72%) OOP
12 16 (4.44%) CAD
12 16 (4.44%) Time Management
13 15 (4.17%) Web Development
14 14 (3.89%) Pair Programming
14 14 (3.89%) ITIL
15 13 (3.61%) Test Strategy
15 13 (3.61%) Test Scripting
16 12 (3.33%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 153 (42.50%) Java
2 140 (38.89%) C#
3 129 (35.83%) C
4 86 (23.89%) Python
5 67 (18.61%) SQL
6 56 (15.56%) PHP
7 42 (11.67%) JavaScript
8 31 (8.61%) Perl
9 22 (6.11%) Objective-C
10 20 (5.56%) Ruby
11 11 (3.06%) Ada
12 8 (2.22%) VB.NET
13 7 (1.94%) Golang
14 6 (1.67%) Uniface
14 6 (1.67%) Lua
14 6 (1.67%) GLSL
15 5 (1.39%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.11%) Shell Script
16 4 (1.11%) VBScript
16 4 (1.11%) VC++
Qualifications
1 44 (12.22%) Degree
2 11 (3.06%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.50%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.94%) ISEB
5 4 (1.11%) HND
6 3 (0.83%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.67%) QA
2 3 (0.83%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.61%) XenApp
1 13 (3.61%) XenDesktop
2 10 (2.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 9 (2.50%) Hyper-V
3 9 (2.50%) Active Directory
4 2 (0.56%) Squid
5 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 28 (7.78%) Microsoft
2 16 (4.44%) Oracle
3 15 (4.17%) VMware
4 13 (3.61%) Citrix
5 11 (3.06%) Symbian
6 7 (1.94%) Wonderware
6 7 (1.94%) Google
6 7 (1.94%) SAP
6 7 (1.94%) Siemens
6 7 (1.94%) Perforce
6 7 (1.94%) Sony
7 6 (1.67%) Sage
7 6 (1.67%) Progress
8 5 (1.39%) Business Objects
9 3 (0.83%) JBoss
10 2 (0.56%) Cadence
10 2 (0.56%) Altera
10 2 (0.56%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 2 (0.56%) Synopsys
10 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SearchBi
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum plus bens
Posted: 3 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £20k to £30k (multiple roles) + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 9 hours ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + BONUS AND BENEFITS
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Stockport
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Package
Posted: 7 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Fantastic Training + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester, Greater Manchester (M1)
Guru Careers
Salary: £20-24k (DOE) + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago