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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 94 96 117
Rank change year-on-year
+2 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 178 193 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.96% 2.89% 2.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.46% 5.73% 4.13%
Number of salaries quoted 147 186 153
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,400 £27,350 £28,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,750 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
3261 3367 4046
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.14% 50.37% 54.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2836 2890 3365
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 28 August 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the North West region over the 3 months to 28 August 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -9 143 £40,000 +6.66% 17
Cheshire +22 19 £37,000 -7.50% 5
Merseyside -7 10 £36,000 -4.00%
Lancashire +6 2 £30,500 -12.85%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for C++.

1 175 (44.42%) Java
2 166 (42.13%) Software Engineering
3 148 (37.56%) Degree
4 138 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
5 125 (31.73%) C#
6 112 (28.43%) OO
7 111 (28.17%) Computer Science
8 98 (24.87%) SQL
9 95 (24.11%) .NET
10 90 (22.84%) Windows
11 79 (20.05%) JavaScript
11 79 (20.05%) Electronics
12 78 (19.80%) HTML
13 70 (17.77%) C
14 63 (15.99%) Scrum
15 62 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
16 58 (14.72%) Multithreading
17 57 (14.47%) CSS
18 56 (14.21%) Python
18 56 (14.21%) Algorithms
19 54 (13.71%) Git (software)
20 52 (13.20%) Linux
20 52 (13.20%) PHP
21 50 (12.69%) Visual Studio
22 48 (12.18%) jQuery
23 46 (11.68%) Mentoring
23 46 (11.68%) PhD
23 46 (11.68%) OOD
24 44 (11.17%) Web Services
24 44 (11.17%) Finance

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 11 (2.79%) Apache
2 9 (2.28%) SharePoint
3 6 (1.52%) Apache Spark
3 6 (1.52%) nginx
4 5 (1.27%) BizTalk Server
4 5 (1.27%) OpenStack
4 5 (1.27%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.51%) CMS
6 1 (0.25%) Cloud Foundry
6 1 (0.25%) SAS
Applications
1 24 (6.09%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.51%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.25%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.78%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.02%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.25%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.78%) PaaS
2 6 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
3 5 (1.27%) Amazon EC2
3 5 (1.27%) GitHub
4 4 (1.02%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.76%) SaaS
6 2 (0.51%) IaaS
7 1 (0.25%) Amazon ElastiCache
7 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.87%) Wireless
2 20 (5.08%) TCP/IP
3 19 (4.82%) 802.11
4 16 (4.06%) Network Security
5 4 (1.02%) FTP
5 4 (1.02%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (0.76%) Bluetooth
6 3 (0.76%) HTTP
6 3 (0.76%) RFID
7 2 (0.51%) Ethernet
7 2 (0.51%) Internet
7 2 (0.51%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.25%) Modbus
8 1 (0.25%) NFC
8 1 (0.25%) RS-485
8 1 (0.25%) SSL
8 1 (0.25%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (10.91%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.57%) Big Data
3 16 (4.06%) MySQL
4 14 (3.55%) Data Mining
5 9 (2.28%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.52%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (1.02%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.51%) Data Warehouse
8 2 (0.51%) MongoDB
8 2 (0.51%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.51%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.25%) Apache Hive
9 1 (0.25%) DB2
9 1 (0.25%) HBase
9 1 (0.25%) MariaDB
9 1 (0.25%) Redis
Development Applications
1 54 (13.71%) Git (software)
2 50 (12.69%) Visual Studio
3 30 (7.61%) Subversion
4 27 (6.85%) JUnit
4 27 (6.85%) MSTest
4 27 (6.85%) NUnit
5 24 (6.09%) Team Foundation Server
6 23 (5.84%) Jenkins
7 6 (1.52%) Maven
8 5 (1.27%) gulp
9 3 (0.76%) Android Studio
9 3 (0.76%) JIRA
10 2 (0.51%) Bitbucket
10 2 (0.51%) Xcode
11 1 (0.25%) IntelliJ
11 1 (0.25%) TeamCity
General
1 79 (20.05%) Electronics
2 44 (11.17%) Finance
3 37 (9.39%) Games
4 14 (3.55%) Manufacturing
5 10 (2.54%) Banking
5 10 (2.54%) Telecoms
6 9 (2.28%) Retail
7 8 (2.03%) Marketing
8 5 (1.27%) Automotive
8 5 (1.27%) iGaming
8 5 (1.27%) Law
9 3 (0.76%) Publishing
10 2 (0.51%) Music Industry
11 1 (0.25%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 141 (35.79%) Developer
2 99 (25.13%) Software Engineer
3 49 (12.44%) C++ Software Engineer
4 43 (10.91%) C++ Developer
5 40 (10.15%) Java Developer
6 38 (9.64%) Software Developer
7 36 (9.14%) Embedded Engineer
8 32 (8.12%) C# Software Engineer
9 30 (7.61%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 27 (6.85%) .NET Software Engineer
11 17 (4.31%) Audio Engineer
11 17 (4.31%) Graduate
11 17 (4.31%) Junior
11 17 (4.31%) Unix Engineer
12 16 (4.06%) DSP Engineer
12 16 (4.06%) Security Manager
13 15 (3.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 14 (3.55%) Graduate Developer
14 14 (3.55%) Linux Engineer
14 14 (3.55%) Machine Learning Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (24.11%) .NET
2 78 (19.80%) HTML
3 57 (14.47%) CSS
4 48 (12.18%) jQuery
5 44 (11.17%) Web Services
6 42 (10.66%) XML
7 40 (10.15%) ASP.NET
8 38 (9.64%) J2EE
9 33 (8.38%) WPF
10 31 (7.87%) HTML5
10 31 (7.87%) SOAP
11 30 (7.61%) LINQ
11 30 (7.61%) RESTful
11 30 (7.61%) WCF
12 27 (6.85%) WF
13 26 (6.60%) Silverlight
13 26 (6.60%) XSLT
14 25 (6.35%) STL
14 25 (6.35%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 19 (4.82%) 802.1X
Miscellaneous
1 111 (28.17%) Computer Science
2 56 (14.21%) Algorithms
3 30 (7.61%) Augmented Reality
4 25 (6.35%) Analytical Skills
4 25 (6.35%) Enterprise Software
5 22 (5.58%) iPad
6 20 (5.08%) Kinect
7 16 (4.06%) Blog
7 16 (4.06%) Mathematics
7 16 (4.06%) Statistics
8 15 (3.81%) 3D Graphics
8 15 (3.81%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 15 (3.81%) N-Tier
9 14 (3.55%) CUDA
10 12 (3.05%) Device Driver
10 12 (3.05%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (2.54%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.52%) Animation
13 5 (1.27%) Blackberry
13 5 (1.27%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 90 (22.84%) Windows
2 52 (13.20%) Linux
3 37 (9.39%) Unix
4 17 (4.31%) Embedded Linux
5 15 (3.81%) Android
5 15 (3.81%) Apple iOS
6 8 (2.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 6 (1.52%) CentOS
7 6 (1.52%) Debian
7 6 (1.52%) Windows Server
7 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2008
7 6 (1.52%) Windows Server 2012
8 5 (1.27%) BlackBerry OS
8 5 (1.27%) CoreOS
8 5 (1.27%) Mac OS
8 5 (1.27%) Windows Phone
9 3 (0.76%) Mac OS X
9 3 (0.76%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.51%) OpenWrt
10 2 (0.51%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 166 (42.13%) Software Engineering
2 138 (35.03%) Agile Software Development
3 112 (28.43%) OO
4 63 (15.99%) Scrum
5 62 (15.74%) Continuous Integration
6 58 (14.72%) Multithreading
7 46 (11.68%) Mentoring
7 46 (11.68%) OOD
8 40 (10.15%) Unit Testing
9 32 (8.12%) Machine Learning
9 32 (8.12%) UML
10 26 (6.60%) Concurrent Programming
10 26 (6.60%) DSDM
10 26 (6.60%) MVVM
10 26 (6.60%) RUP
10 26 (6.60%) Service Delivery
10 26 (6.60%) Use Case
11 22 (5.58%) OOP
12 20 (5.08%) Project Management
13 18 (4.57%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 175 (44.42%) Java
2 125 (31.73%) C#
3 98 (24.87%) SQL
4 79 (20.05%) JavaScript
5 70 (17.77%) C
6 56 (14.21%) Python
7 52 (13.20%) PHP
8 32 (8.12%) MATLAB
9 28 (7.11%) PL/SQL
10 27 (6.85%) T-SQL
11 21 (5.33%) VB.NET
12 20 (5.08%) Objective-C
13 16 (4.06%) Perl
14 15 (3.81%) Embedded C
14 15 (3.81%) R
15 12 (3.05%) Ruby
16 11 (2.79%) VC++
17 10 (2.54%) Bash Shell
18 8 (2.03%) Apple Swift
19 7 (1.78%) VB
Qualifications
1 148 (37.56%) Degree
2 46 (11.68%) PhD
3 22 (5.58%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.06%) CHECK Team Leader
4 16 (4.06%) CREST Certified
5 12 (3.05%) Cyber Scheme
5 12 (3.05%) Tigerscheme
6 5 (1.27%) DBS Check
7 3 (0.76%) HNC
7 3 (0.76%) HND
8 1 (0.25%) ISEB
8 1 (0.25%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.33%) QA
2 5 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.25%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.25%) ISO/IEC 7816
3 1 (0.25%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 9 (2.28%) Firmware
2 6 (1.52%) Varnish
3 5 (1.27%) Docker
4 4 (1.02%) Ceph
5 3 (0.76%) Active Directory
5 3 (0.76%) VMware Infrastructure
6 1 (0.25%) HDFS
6 1 (0.25%) Hyper-V
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft App-V
6 1 (0.25%) Virtual Machines
6 1 (0.25%) VMware ESX
6 1 (0.25%) Xen
Systems Management
1 16 (4.06%) Puppet
2 11 (2.79%) Opscode Chef
3 6 (1.52%) Backup Exec
3 6 (1.52%) Cacti
3 6 (1.52%) Munin
3 6 (1.52%) Nagios
4 5 (1.27%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.25%) CFEngine
Vendors
1 22 (5.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (4.31%) BT
3 11 (2.79%) Oracle
4 7 (1.78%) SAP
4 7 (1.78%) VMware
5 3 (0.76%) Red Hat
6 2 (0.51%) Cognizant
7 1 (0.25%) Apple
7 1 (0.25%) Cisco
7 1 (0.25%) Citrix
7 1 (0.25%) Cloudera
7 1 (0.25%) EMC
7 1 (0.25%) F5
7 1 (0.25%) Facebook
7 1 (0.25%) HP
7 1 (0.25%) Intel Security
7 1 (0.25%) Perforce
7 1 (0.25%) Salesforce.com
7 1 (0.25%) Twitter
7 1 (0.25%) VeriFone
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + great benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Involved Solutions Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + 20% Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Bonuses & Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Ellesmere Port, Merseyside
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + Competitive Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £60000 - £70000 per annum + EXCELLENT BENEFITS!
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Competitive Package!
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Senitor Associates
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Bonuses + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Uniting Ambition
Salary: £30k - 40k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
TRG
Salary: 30000-50000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 per annum + Bens, inc. Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester
TRG
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport
Energize Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester
TRG
Salary: 35000-45000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago