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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / North West
Rank 91 97 99
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 181 150 188
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.05% 2.76% 2.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.23% 5.60% 5.50%
Number of salaries quoted 130 132 166
Median salary £42,500 £43,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.16% +13.15%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,200 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £62,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
3460 2678 3416
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.39% 49.19% 50.95%
Number of salaries quoted 3010 2294 3019
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 17 January 2017.

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 17 January 2017. 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 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 -6 138 £42,500 -19.04% 18
Cheshire +12 23 £37,500 - 2
Merseyside -3 13 £30,000 +20.00% 3
Lancashire -16 9 £30,250 -29.65% 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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++.

1 203 (55.01%) Java
2 162 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
3 161 (43.63%) Software Engineering
4 132 (35.77%) C#
5 118 (31.98%) SQL
6 116 (31.44%) OO
7 105 (28.46%) C
8 97 (26.29%) Linux
9 96 (26.02%) .NET
10 91 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
11 84 (22.76%) Python
11 84 (22.76%) Scrum
12 82 (22.22%) Degree
13 79 (21.41%) Windows
13 79 (21.41%) HTML
14 62 (16.80%) JavaScript
15 59 (15.99%) Visual Studio
16 51 (13.82%) Finance
17 50 (13.55%) OOD
18 48 (13.01%) Unit Testing
19 46 (12.47%) Perl
20 45 (12.20%) XML
21 44 (11.92%) Multithreading
22 43 (11.65%) WPF
23 42 (11.38%) jQuery
23 42 (11.38%) Validation
24 41 (11.11%) CSS
25 40 (10.84%) PHP
25 40 (10.84%) Games
25 40 (10.84%) Git (software)

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 10 (2.71%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (2.44%) Apache Spark
3 7 (1.90%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.63%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.36%) Apache
5 5 (1.36%) IIS
6 4 (1.08%) Apache Pig
6 4 (1.08%) OpenStack
6 4 (1.08%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.27%) nginx
Applications
1 9 (2.44%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.27%) Maya
2 1 (0.27%) MODO
2 1 (0.27%) MS Office
2 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 7 (1.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 3 (0.81%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.08%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.54%) GitHub
2 2 (0.54%) PaaS
3 1 (0.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.88%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.44%) Ethernet
3 7 (1.90%) GPRS
4 6 (1.63%) Internet
4 6 (1.63%) Wireless
5 5 (1.36%) Broadband
6 4 (1.08%) DHCP
6 4 (1.08%) DNS
6 4 (1.08%) IPv4
7 3 (0.81%) Bluetooth
7 3 (0.81%) Modbus
7 3 (0.81%) Network Security
7 3 (0.81%) RFID
7 3 (0.81%) RS-485
7 3 (0.81%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.54%) HTTP
9 1 (0.27%) FTP
9 1 (0.27%) GSM
9 1 (0.27%) NFC
9 1 (0.27%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (10.57%) SQL Server
2 18 (4.88%) Big Data
3 17 (4.61%) MySQL
4 12 (3.25%) Hadoop
5 8 (2.17%) NoSQL
6 7 (1.90%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 4 (1.08%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.81%) GIS
8 3 (0.81%) PostgreSQL
9 2 (0.54%) Impala
9 2 (0.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.54%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.27%) Business Intelligence Development Studio
10 1 (0.27%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.27%) HBase
10 1 (0.27%) MongoDB
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 59 (15.99%) Visual Studio
2 40 (10.84%) Git (software)
3 34 (9.21%) MSTest
3 34 (9.21%) NUnit
4 32 (8.67%) Cucumber
5 31 (8.40%) JUnit
5 31 (8.40%) Selenium
6 29 (7.86%) Jenkins
6 29 (7.86%) Subversion
7 25 (6.78%) Team Foundation Server
8 24 (6.50%) JIRA
9 6 (1.63%) LoadRunner
10 5 (1.36%) GitLab
10 5 (1.36%) JMeter
10 5 (1.36%) TeamCity
10 5 (1.36%) Xcode
11 4 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 4 (1.08%) GoCD
11 4 (1.08%) MSBuild
11 4 (1.08%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 51 (13.82%) Finance
2 40 (10.84%) Games
3 37 (10.03%) Electronics
4 23 (6.23%) Retail
5 18 (4.88%) Banking
6 17 (4.61%) Manufacturing
7 10 (2.71%) Military
8 8 (2.17%) Telecoms
9 7 (1.90%) Marketing
10 6 (1.63%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.36%) Corporate Banking
11 5 (1.36%) Financial Institution
12 3 (0.81%) Avionics
13 2 (0.54%) Automotive
13 2 (0.54%) Back Office
13 2 (0.54%) Front Office
13 2 (0.54%) Investment Banking
14 1 (0.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 153 (41.46%) Developer
2 90 (24.39%) Software Engineer
3 59 (15.99%) C++ Developer
4 41 (11.11%) Java Developer
5 35 (9.49%) Software Developer
6 30 (8.13%) C++ Software Engineer
7 28 (7.59%) C# Software Engineer
7 28 (7.59%) Test Engineer
8 27 (7.32%) Embedded Engineer
8 27 (7.32%) Junior
9 26 (7.05%) .NET Software Engineer
10 22 (5.96%) Senior Developer
11 16 (4.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 16 (4.34%) Graduate
12 15 (4.07%) Senior Software Engineer
13 14 (3.79%) Linux Engineer
14 13 (3.52%) C# Developer
14 13 (3.52%) C++ Software Developer
14 13 (3.52%) Senior Java Developer
15 12 (3.25%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (26.02%) .NET
2 79 (21.41%) HTML
3 45 (12.20%) XML
4 43 (11.65%) WPF
5 42 (11.38%) jQuery
6 41 (11.11%) CSS
7 39 (10.57%) ASP.NET
7 39 (10.57%) WCF
8 37 (10.03%) Web Services
9 34 (9.21%) LINQ
9 34 (9.21%) WF
10 32 (8.67%) SOAP
11 31 (8.40%) RESTful
12 30 (8.13%) J2EE
13 26 (7.05%) OpenGL
14 25 (6.78%) HTML5
14 25 (6.78%) Silverlight
14 25 (6.78%) XSLT
15 17 (4.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 16 (4.34%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 39 (10.57%) Computer Science
2 28 (7.59%) Algorithms
2 28 (7.59%) iPad
3 26 (7.05%) Enterprise Software
4 17 (4.61%) 3D Graphics
5 16 (4.34%) N-Tier
6 15 (4.07%) Analytical Skills
6 15 (4.07%) Kinect
7 14 (3.79%) Augmented Reality
7 14 (3.79%) Device Driver
8 13 (3.52%) Mathematics
8 13 (3.52%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.71%) Physics
10 8 (2.17%) Cryptography
10 8 (2.17%) HoloLens
10 8 (2.17%) Statistics
11 7 (1.90%) Cyber Defence
12 6 (1.63%) Animation
12 6 (1.63%) Blackberry
12 6 (1.63%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 97 (26.29%) Linux
2 79 (21.41%) Windows
3 27 (7.32%) Unix
4 23 (6.23%) Android
5 20 (5.42%) Apple iOS
6 15 (4.07%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.90%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.63%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.63%) Windows Phone
9 5 (1.36%) BlackBerry OS
9 5 (1.36%) CentOS
9 5 (1.36%) Mac OS
9 5 (1.36%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.36%) Windows Server
10 4 (1.08%) Fedora
10 4 (1.08%) HPUX
10 4 (1.08%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.27%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 162 (43.90%) Agile Software Development
2 161 (43.63%) Software Engineering
3 116 (31.44%) OO
4 91 (24.66%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (22.76%) Scrum
6 50 (13.55%) OOD
7 48 (13.01%) Unit Testing
8 44 (11.92%) Multithreading
9 42 (11.38%) Validation
10 40 (10.84%) SDLC
11 34 (9.21%) DevOps
11 34 (9.21%) Mentoring
12 31 (8.40%) Software Testing
13 30 (8.13%) TDD
14 29 (7.86%) Concurrent Programming
14 29 (7.86%) MVVM
15 28 (7.59%) UML
16 27 (7.32%) Use Case
17 26 (7.05%) RUP
18 25 (6.78%) DSDM
Programming Languages
1 203 (55.01%) Java
2 132 (35.77%) C#
3 118 (31.98%) SQL
4 105 (28.46%) C
5 84 (22.76%) Python
6 62 (16.80%) JavaScript
7 46 (12.47%) Perl
8 40 (10.84%) PHP
9 39 (10.57%) T-SQL
10 33 (8.94%) PL/SQL
11 23 (6.23%) Embedded C
12 21 (5.69%) Ruby
13 15 (4.07%) Embedded C++
14 13 (3.52%) Bash Shell
14 13 (3.52%) PowerShell
15 9 (2.44%) Go
15 9 (2.44%) MATLAB
16 8 (2.17%) R
16 8 (2.17%) VB
17 6 (1.63%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 82 (22.22%) Degree
2 27 (7.32%) Security Cleared
3 19 (5.15%) DV Cleared
4 15 (4.07%) PhD
5 10 (2.71%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.44%) HNC
6 9 (2.44%) HND
7 7 (1.90%) ISTQB
8 5 (1.36%) ISEB
9 2 (0.54%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.27%) PMI Certification
10 1 (0.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 25 (6.78%) QA
2 4 (1.08%) ISO13485
3 3 (0.81%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 8583
4 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.27%) ISO/IEC 7816
4 1 (0.27%) MISRA
System Software
1 23 (6.23%) Firmware
2 15 (4.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.98%) Hyper-V
4 4 (1.08%) Active Directory
4 4 (1.08%) Docker
4 4 (1.08%) vCloud
4 4 (1.08%) vSphere
5 1 (0.27%) Apache Flume
5 1 (0.27%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.27%) HDFS
5 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 14 (3.79%) Puppet
2 9 (2.44%) Ansible
3 5 (1.36%) HP Quality Center
3 5 (1.36%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (1.08%) Terraform
5 1 (0.27%) Backup Exec
5 1 (0.27%) Cacti
5 1 (0.27%) Munin
5 1 (0.27%) Nagios
5 1 (0.27%) Oozie
Vendors
1 24 (6.50%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.07%) VMware
3 14 (3.79%) Oracle
4 9 (2.44%) HP
5 7 (1.90%) SAP
6 5 (1.36%) Google
7 4 (1.08%) Red Hat
8 3 (0.81%) DevExpress
8 3 (0.81%) EMC
9 2 (0.54%) Cloudera
9 2 (0.54%) Hortonworks
10 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.27%) Hypercom
10 1 (0.27%) Ingenico
10 1 (0.27%) Pega
10 1 (0.27%) Perforce
10 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.27%) Thales
10 1 (0.27%) VeriFone
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Posted: 20 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Greater Manchester
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Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Isle of Man
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Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
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Salary: 50,000 - 60,000 plus great benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
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Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
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Salary: 35-40k Plus Fantastic Benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Excellent
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
iKas international
Salary: £40,000 - £50,000 per year
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Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
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Merseyside
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Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
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Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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