The first table below looks at the demand 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 24 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the North West region.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 92 70 48
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 189 261 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.68% 3.59% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.75% 6.00% 8.41%
Number of salaries quoted 156 213 303
Average salary £36,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3983 4352 4318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.54% 59.80% 60.68%
Number of salaries quoted 3402 3805 3898
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% +2.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+5.33% +1.35%
C++
England

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 24 April 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 24 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -13 115 £35,000 +2.94% 12
Cheshire -2 44 £35,000 - 4
Merseyside -21 14 £40,000 +48.14%
Lancashire -7 12 £38,500 +26.22%
Cumbria -2 1 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (52.75%) Java
2 141 (38.74%) C#
3 138 (37.91%) Software Engineering
4 116 (31.87%) C
5 114 (31.32%) Linux
6 105 (28.85%) Windows
7 95 (26.10%) .NET
8 83 (22.80%) Python
9 80 (21.98%) SQL
10 78 (21.43%) HTML
11 71 (19.51%) Degree
12 68 (18.68%) OO
13 67 (18.41%) QA
14 64 (17.58%) JavaScript
15 61 (16.76%) Android
16 57 (15.66%) SQL Server
17 56 (15.38%) PHP
18 50 (13.74%) Computer Science
19 49 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
20 47 (12.91%) Apple iOS
21 46 (12.64%) TDD
21 46 (12.64%) Microsoft
22 42 (11.54%) Perl
22 42 (11.54%) Mobile App
23 41 (11.26%) CSS
24 39 (10.71%) Ruby
24 39 (10.71%) iOS Development
25 38 (10.44%) OOP
26 37 (10.16%) MySQL
26 37 (10.16%) Scrum

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 14 (3.85%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.20%) Apache
3 7 (1.92%) SAS
4 4 (1.10%) nginx
5 3 (0.82%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.82%) SharePoint
5 3 (0.82%) IIS
6 2 (0.55%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.27%) Node.js
7 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
Applications
1 33 (9.07%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.65%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.55%) AWD
2 1 (0.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.65%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.82%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
Communications & Networking
1 18 (4.95%) Internet
2 17 (4.67%) TCP/IP
3 7 (1.92%) HTTP
4 4 (1.10%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.82%) DNS
6 2 (0.55%) SSL
6 2 (0.55%) CTI
6 2 (0.55%) SSH
7 1 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.27%) Modbus
7 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) Wireless
7 1 (0.27%) 802.11
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) IPv4
7 1 (0.27%) IPv6
7 1 (0.27%) ATM
7 1 (0.27%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (15.66%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.16%) MySQL
3 21 (5.77%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (2.75%) Relational Database
5 6 (1.65%) RDBMS
5 6 (1.65%) BusinessObjects
6 5 (1.37%) SQL Server 2005
7 4 (1.10%) Informix
8 3 (0.82%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 3 (0.82%) DB2
9 2 (0.55%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.55%) MS Access
9 2 (0.55%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.55%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (0.55%) Big Data
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 33 (9.07%) Visual Studio
2 30 (8.24%) Subversion
3 29 (7.97%) Selenium
4 28 (7.69%) Cucumber
5 16 (4.40%) SoapUI
6 15 (4.12%) Git (software)
7 14 (3.85%) Xcode
7 14 (3.85%) Eclipse
8 12 (3.30%) Hudson
9 10 (2.75%) JUnit
10 8 (2.20%) PHPUnit
11 6 (1.65%) Maven
12 5 (1.37%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.37%) GCC
12 5 (1.37%) Bugzilla
13 4 (1.10%) JMeter
13 4 (1.10%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.10%) SCons
14 2 (0.55%) Artifactory
14 2 (0.55%) Ant
General
1 22 (6.04%) Games
2 21 (5.77%) Finance
3 10 (2.75%) Banking
3 10 (2.75%) Retail
4 9 (2.47%) Advertising
5 5 (1.37%) Electronics
6 4 (1.10%) Pharmaceutical
7 3 (0.82%) Marketing
7 3 (0.82%) Manufacturing
8 2 (0.55%) Aerospace
8 2 (0.55%) Automotive
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 183 (50.27%) Developer
2 82 (22.53%) Software Engineer
3 47 (12.91%) C++ Developer
3 47 (12.91%) Software Developer
4 29 (7.97%) Senior Developer
5 28 (7.69%) Mobile Developer
6 27 (7.42%) Automation Engineer
7 25 (6.87%) Test Engineer
8 23 (6.32%) Programmer
9 22 (6.04%) C# Developer
9 22 (6.04%) QA Engineer
9 22 (6.04%) Graduate
10 18 (4.95%) Senior Software Engineer
11 17 (4.67%) Java Developer
12 16 (4.40%) .NET Developer
12 16 (4.40%) Graduate Developer
12 16 (4.40%) QA Automation Engineer
13 14 (3.85%) Analyst
13 14 (3.85%) Team Leader
13 14 (3.85%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 95 (26.10%) .NET
2 78 (21.43%) HTML
3 41 (11.26%) CSS
4 35 (9.62%) Web Services
5 34 (9.34%) WCF
6 31 (8.52%) XML
7 30 (8.24%) ASP.NET
8 27 (7.42%) HTML5
9 23 (6.32%) WPF
10 20 (5.49%) Gherkin
11 19 (5.22%) jQuery
11 19 (5.22%) .NET Framework
11 19 (5.22%) Spring
12 18 (4.95%) Cocoa
13 16 (4.40%) J2EE
14 15 (4.12%) Cocoa Touch
15 13 (3.57%) ATL
16 12 (3.30%) Middleware
16 12 (3.30%) Hibernate
16 12 (3.30%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 50 (13.74%) Computer Science
2 42 (11.54%) Mobile App
3 26 (7.14%) 3D Graphics
4 25 (6.87%) Open Source
5 21 (5.77%) Blackberry
5 21 (5.77%) Animation
5 21 (5.77%) Mathematics
6 19 (5.22%) Enterprise Software
7 12 (3.30%) iPhone
8 11 (3.02%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (2.75%) iPad
10 9 (2.47%) Physics
11 8 (2.20%) Streaming Media
12 7 (1.92%) Video on Demand
12 7 (1.92%) IPTV
12 7 (1.92%) Client/Server
13 6 (1.65%) Device Driver
13 6 (1.65%) Statistics
14 5 (1.37%) IVR
14 5 (1.37%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 114 (31.32%) Linux
2 105 (28.85%) Windows
3 61 (16.76%) Android
4 47 (12.91%) Apple iOS
5 29 (7.97%) UNIX
6 24 (6.59%) Mac OS X
7 15 (4.12%) Windows Phone
8 14 (3.85%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.20%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (1.65%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.55%) Debian
11 2 (0.55%) Ubuntu
11 2 (0.55%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.55%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 1 (0.27%) CentOS
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.27%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 138 (37.91%) Software Engineering
2 68 (18.68%) OO
3 49 (13.46%) Agile Software Development
4 46 (12.64%) TDD
5 39 (10.71%) iOS Development
6 38 (10.44%) OOP
7 37 (10.16%) Scrum
8 35 (9.62%) Android Development
9 28 (7.69%) Test Automation
10 23 (6.32%) Software Testing
11 22 (6.04%) Project Management
12 20 (5.49%) Time Management
13 18 (4.95%) MVC
13 18 (4.95%) Web Development
13 18 (4.95%) Test Strategy
14 16 (4.40%) OOD
15 15 (4.12%) Business Analysis
15 15 (4.12%) Test Management
15 15 (4.12%) Continuous Integration
15 15 (4.12%) Pair Programming
Programming Languages
1 192 (52.75%) Java
2 141 (38.74%) C#
3 116 (31.87%) C
4 83 (22.80%) Python
5 80 (21.98%) SQL
6 64 (17.58%) JavaScript
7 56 (15.38%) PHP
8 42 (11.54%) Perl
9 39 (10.71%) Ruby
10 37 (10.16%) Objective-C
11 26 (7.14%) VB
12 19 (5.22%) Shell Script
13 15 (4.12%) XAML
14 14 (3.85%) VB.NET
15 13 (3.57%) Bash Shell
16 12 (3.30%) T-SQL
17 9 (2.47%) Golang
18 8 (2.20%) Lua
19 7 (1.92%) PHP5
20 5 (1.37%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 71 (19.51%) Degree
2 6 (1.65%) ISEB
2 6 (1.65%) ISTQB
3 4 (1.10%) SC Cleared
3 4 (1.10%) Security Cleared
4 3 (0.82%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.55%) HND
6 1 (0.27%) ACSP
6 1 (0.27%) CITP
6 1 (0.27%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.27%) ACTC
6 1 (0.27%) ACSA
6 1 (0.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 67 (18.41%) QA
2 2 (0.55%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.27%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.27%) Basel II
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 5 (1.37%) KVM
2 4 (1.10%) Active Directory
2 4 (1.10%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.10%) XenApp
2 4 (1.10%) XenDesktop
3 2 (0.55%) Hyper-V
4 1 (0.27%) Varnish
4 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Systems Management
1 6 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.37%) Puppet
2 5 (1.37%) CFEngine
3 2 (0.55%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 46 (12.64%) Microsoft
2 22 (6.04%) Oracle
3 12 (3.30%) Symbian
4 11 (3.02%) Google
5 8 (2.20%) Zend
6 7 (1.92%) VMware
7 6 (1.65%) Business Objects
7 6 (1.65%) SAP
7 6 (1.65%) Progress
8 5 (1.37%) Perforce
9 4 (1.10%) TIBCO
9 4 (1.10%) Red Hat
9 4 (1.10%) Citrix
9 4 (1.10%) Sony
9 4 (1.10%) Trapeze
10 3 (0.82%) Sybase
10 3 (0.82%) JBoss
11 2 (0.55%) IBM
11 2 (0.55%) McKesson
11 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier Group Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £22000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 13 hours ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 & Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport, Manchester, United Kingdom.
WEMS
Salary: £30,000
Posted: Yesterday
Salford, Lancashire
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Salford
Capita - ITPS
Salary: £36000 - £38000 per annum + Bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + More
Posted: 5 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £18000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Technology Sourcing Limited
Salary: From £37,000 to £45,000 per annum Depending of level of experience
Posted: 6 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
RMI International
Salary: From £35,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £30000 to £35000 per annum - + Exception Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Manchester
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + bens
Posted: 8 days ago
Lancaster
Jagger Talent Commercial Recruiters
Salary: £30,000 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Appleton Thorn, Cheshire
Net-Tec Resourcing
Posted: 12 days ago
Manchester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Bright Future Software
Salary: £25,000 - £30,000 - dependent on experience
Posted: 14 days ago
MediaCityUK, Salford
Bright Future Software
Salary: £25 - 30K, dependent on experience
Posted: 15 days ago