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 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 89 71 68
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 206 218 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.79% 3.21% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.40% 5.21% 5.97%
Number of salaries quoted 178 177 260
Average salary £38,000 £42,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.52% +29.23%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £44,000
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
3817 4184 4940
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.62% 61.54% 61.96%
Number of salaries quoted 3355 3642 4449
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 18 December 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 18 December 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 -26 120 £37,500 -0.66% 23
Cheshire -1 61 £40,000 -11.11% 11
Merseyside +20 18 £44,250 +26.42% 4
Lancashire -14 1 £25,000 -41.17% 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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++.

1 192 (51.34%) C#
2 159 (42.51%) Java
3 128 (34.22%) C
4 121 (32.35%) SQL
4 121 (32.35%) Linux
5 118 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
6 103 (27.54%) Windows
7 99 (26.47%) Software Engineering
8 94 (25.13%) .NET
9 92 (24.60%) OO
10 85 (22.73%) HTML
11 78 (20.86%) JavaScript
12 75 (20.05%) Web Services
13 73 (19.52%) SQL Server
14 70 (18.72%) Degree
15 58 (15.51%) XML
16 55 (14.71%) Python
17 47 (12.57%) CSS
18 46 (12.30%) Subversion
19 44 (11.76%) QA
20 43 (11.50%) HTML5
21 40 (10.70%) Android
22 39 (10.43%) Apple iOS
22 39 (10.43%) ASP.NET
23 34 (9.09%) Scrum
23 34 (9.09%) PHP
24 33 (8.82%) Git (software)
25 32 (8.56%) Big Data
26 31 (8.29%) NoSQL
26 31 (8.29%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 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 26 (6.95%) IIS
2 18 (4.81%) Node.js
3 12 (3.21%) WebSphere
4 10 (2.67%) WebLogic
5 9 (2.41%) Tomcat
6 8 (2.14%) nginx
6 8 (2.14%) Apache
7 7 (1.87%) SharePoint
8 6 (1.60%) GlassFish
8 6 (1.60%) WordPress
9 5 (1.34%) WebSphere Application Server
9 5 (1.34%) JBoss
10 4 (1.07%) Flash Media Server
11 3 (0.80%) Apache Pig
12 2 (0.53%) Apache Spark
12 2 (0.53%) Confluence
12 2 (0.53%) SAS
13 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
13 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
Applications
1 14 (3.74%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.60%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 17 (4.55%) Microsoft Azure
2 14 (3.74%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.53%) SaaS
3 2 (0.53%) Route 53
3 2 (0.53%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 20 (5.35%) TCP/IP
2 18 (4.81%) HTTP
3 13 (3.48%) HTTPS
4 8 (2.14%) ATM
5 7 (1.87%) VPN
6 6 (1.60%) IPsec
7 4 (1.07%) OpenVPN
8 2 (0.53%) iSCSI
8 2 (0.53%) PPTP
9 1 (0.27%) Intranet
9 1 (0.27%) Internet
9 1 (0.27%) Broadband
9 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (19.52%) SQL Server
2 32 (8.56%) Big Data
3 31 (8.29%) NoSQL
4 20 (5.35%) MySQL
4 20 (5.35%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 18 (4.81%) PostgreSQL
6 17 (4.55%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 9 (2.41%) Relational Database
8 8 (2.14%) Amazon Redshift
8 8 (2.14%) Crystal Reports
9 7 (1.87%) Data Warehouse
9 7 (1.87%) Hadoop
10 5 (1.34%) SQLite
11 4 (1.07%) RDBMS
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
12 3 (0.80%) Apache Hive
13 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
13 2 (0.53%) Informix
13 2 (0.53%) Text Mining
13 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 46 (12.30%) Subversion
2 33 (8.82%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.75%) Visual Studio
4 23 (6.15%) JUnit
5 19 (5.08%) ClearCase
6 17 (4.55%) NUnit
7 16 (4.28%) Selenium
8 14 (3.74%) JIRA
9 12 (3.21%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.41%) SoapUI
11 8 (2.14%) WebDriver
12 7 (1.87%) Team Foundation Server
12 7 (1.87%) Ant
12 7 (1.87%) Cucumber
13 6 (1.60%) MSTest
13 6 (1.60%) Maven
14 4 (1.07%) FlexUnit
14 4 (1.07%) Jenkins
15 3 (0.80%) JMeter
16 2 (0.53%) FireMonkey
General
1 31 (8.29%) Finance
2 30 (8.02%) Retail
3 27 (7.22%) Banking
4 20 (5.35%) Games
5 13 (3.48%) Retail Banking
6 9 (2.41%) Electronics
7 7 (1.87%) Back Office
7 7 (1.87%) Marketing
8 4 (1.07%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.80%) Advertising
9 3 (0.80%) Investment Banking
9 3 (0.80%) Law
10 2 (0.53%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.53%) Online Betting
11 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.27%) Automotive
11 1 (0.27%) Local Government
11 1 (0.27%) Billing
Job Titles
1 196 (52.41%) Developer
2 66 (17.65%) C++ Developer
3 49 (13.10%) Software Engineer
4 37 (9.89%) Senior Developer
5 35 (9.36%) Java Developer
6 33 (8.82%) Software Developer
7 25 (6.68%) Tester
8 24 (6.42%) C# Developer
9 21 (5.61%) Technical Specialist
10 17 (4.55%) .NET Developer
11 16 (4.28%) Analyst
12 14 (3.74%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 13 (3.48%) Software Manager
14 12 (3.21%) Automation Tester
14 12 (3.21%) Graduate
15 11 (2.94%) Applications Developer
15 11 (2.94%) Java Applications Developer
16 10 (2.67%) C Developer
16 10 (2.67%) C++ Software Engineer
17 9 (2.41%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (25.13%) .NET
2 85 (22.73%) HTML
3 75 (20.05%) Web Services
4 58 (15.51%) XML
5 47 (12.57%) CSS
6 43 (11.50%) HTML5
7 39 (10.43%) ASP.NET
8 26 (6.95%) jQuery
9 23 (6.15%) .NET Framework
10 21 (5.61%) Middleware
10 21 (5.61%) CSS3
11 20 (5.35%) J2EE
12 19 (5.08%) XSLT
13 18 (4.81%) SOAP
13 18 (4.81%) Spring
13 18 (4.81%) ASP.NET MVC
14 17 (4.55%) WebSockets
15 16 (4.28%) Hibernate
16 15 (4.01%) WebRTC
17 13 (3.48%) JMS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.68%) Computer Science
2 23 (6.15%) Client/Server
3 19 (5.08%) 3D Graphics
3 19 (5.08%) Analytical Skills
4 17 (4.55%) Enterprise Software
5 15 (4.01%) Mathematics
6 13 (3.48%) Algorithms
6 13 (3.48%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.48%) Animation
7 12 (3.21%) Embedded Systems
8 9 (2.41%) User Experience
9 8 (2.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 7 (1.87%) Online Games
11 6 (1.60%) Open Source
12 5 (1.34%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.07%) Life Science
13 4 (1.07%) Cryptography
13 4 (1.07%) PKI
14 3 (0.80%) Statistics
14 3 (0.80%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 121 (32.35%) Linux
2 103 (27.54%) Windows
3 40 (10.70%) Android
4 39 (10.43%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.55%) UNIX
6 12 (3.21%) Mac OS X
7 7 (1.87%) CentOS
8 4 (1.07%) Embedded Linux
9 3 (0.80%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.53%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.53%) Solaris
11 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.27%) VMS
11 1 (0.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (31.55%) Agile Software Development
2 99 (26.47%) Software Engineering
3 92 (24.60%) OO
4 34 (9.09%) Scrum
5 31 (8.29%) OOP
6 27 (7.22%) MVC
7 26 (6.95%) OOD
7 26 (6.95%) SOA
8 23 (6.15%) Multithreading
9 22 (5.88%) Project Management
10 21 (5.61%) ITIL
10 21 (5.61%) Unit Testing
11 20 (5.35%) Continuous Integration
12 17 (4.55%) Automated Testing
13 16 (4.28%) E-Commerce
13 16 (4.28%) TDD
14 15 (4.01%) Incident Management
15 14 (3.74%) Software Testing
15 14 (3.74%) Business Intelligence
16 13 (3.48%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 192 (51.34%) C#
2 159 (42.51%) Java
3 128 (34.22%) C
4 121 (32.35%) SQL
5 78 (20.86%) JavaScript
6 55 (14.71%) Python
7 34 (9.09%) PHP
8 15 (4.01%) Ruby
9 14 (3.74%) T-SQL
9 14 (3.74%) VB
10 10 (2.67%) VB.NET
11 7 (1.87%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.60%) Uniface
12 6 (1.60%) Scala
12 6 (1.60%) Perl
12 6 (1.60%) Delphi
12 6 (1.60%) Embedded C++
13 5 (1.34%) Embedded C
13 5 (1.34%) Shell Script
14 4 (1.07%) X++
Qualifications
1 70 (18.72%) Degree
2 5 (1.34%) ISEB
2 5 (1.34%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (0.53%) OCPJP
3 2 (0.53%) PhD
4 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.27%) SAP Certification
4 1 (0.27%) HNC
4 1 (0.27%) HND
4 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (11.76%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (1.60%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.34%) Firmware
3 4 (1.07%) Squid
4 3 (0.80%) Active Directory
4 3 (0.80%) Hyper-V
4 3 (0.80%) XenApp
4 3 (0.80%) XenDesktop
5 2 (0.53%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (1.60%) Puppet
2 2 (0.53%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) Salt
3 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 27 (7.22%) Microsoft
2 21 (5.61%) Oracle
3 8 (2.14%) Siemens
3 8 (2.14%) Wonderware
4 6 (1.60%) Sage
4 6 (1.60%) VMware
5 5 (1.34%) Perforce
6 4 (1.07%) Adobe
7 3 (0.80%) Citrix
7 3 (0.80%) SAP
8 2 (0.53%) Cognos
8 2 (0.53%) IBM
8 2 (0.53%) Sybase
8 2 (0.53%) Informatica
8 2 (0.53%) Ab Initio
8 2 (0.53%) Teradata
8 2 (0.53%) TIBCO
8 2 (0.53%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.53%) Apple
9 1 (0.27%) Twitter
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £52500 per annum + Great Base+Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Merseyside
Spring Technology
Salary: £23000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + Bonus, Car, Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 5 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancashire
BAE Systems
Salary: £28,021+ per annum
Posted: 8 days ago