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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 114 97 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -35
Permanent jobs citing C++ 164 170 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.24% 2.54% 4.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.09% 4.23% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 145 155 261
Average salary £38,750 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.71% -
90% offered a salary of more than £28,250 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
4007 4022 4322
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.71% 60.04% 59.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3389 3544 3861
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 £52,500 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 1 October 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 1 October 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 -22 92 £40,000 +23.07% 27
Cheshire -3 40 £40,000 -5.88% 10
Merseyside +28 20 £35,000 - 3
Lancashire -12 12 £37,000 -1.33% 5
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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++.

1 166 (47.56%) C#
2 119 (34.10%) C
2 119 (34.10%) Java
3 98 (28.08%) Linux
4 92 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
5 90 (25.79%) Software Engineering
5 90 (25.79%) Windows
6 87 (24.93%) SQL
7 85 (24.36%) .NET
8 75 (21.49%) OO
9 62 (17.77%) HTML
10 60 (17.19%) Python
11 54 (15.47%) SQL Server
12 50 (14.33%) Web Services
13 47 (13.47%) JavaScript
14 45 (12.89%) XML
15 43 (12.32%) Games
15 43 (12.32%) QA
16 40 (11.46%) PHP
17 39 (11.17%) 3D Graphics
17 39 (11.17%) Subversion
18 38 (10.89%) Degree
19 32 (9.17%) Android
20 31 (8.88%) CSS
21 30 (8.60%) Microsoft
21 30 (8.60%) HTML5
22 29 (8.31%) OOD
23 25 (7.16%) Retail
23 25 (7.16%) Scrum
23 25 (7.16%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 25 (7.16%) IIS
2 16 (4.58%) Tomcat
3 13 (3.72%) Apache
4 11 (3.15%) Node.js
5 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
6 4 (1.15%) WebSphere
6 4 (1.15%) WebLogic
7 3 (0.86%) SAS
7 3 (0.86%) Flash Media Server
8 2 (0.57%) Confluence
9 1 (0.29%) WebSphere Application Server
9 1 (0.29%) OpenStack
9 1 (0.29%) CloudStack
9 1 (0.29%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.29%) GlassFish
Applications
1 20 (5.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.72%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.15%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 15 (4.30%) Microsoft Azure
2 8 (2.29%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.57%) SaaS
3 2 (0.57%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.57%) Route 53
4 1 (0.29%) Rackspace Cloud
4 1 (0.29%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.29%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.29%) HTTP
1 8 (2.29%) VPN
2 6 (1.72%) TCP/IP
3 4 (1.15%) ATM
3 4 (1.15%) HTTPS
4 2 (0.57%) iSCSI
4 2 (0.57%) OpenVPN
4 2 (0.57%) Fibre Channel
4 2 (0.57%) PPTP
4 2 (0.57%) Internet
4 2 (0.57%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.57%) IPsec
5 1 (0.29%) OSPF
5 1 (0.29%) Intranet
5 1 (0.29%) BGP
5 1 (0.29%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (15.47%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.16%) NoSQL
3 16 (4.58%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 13 (3.72%) Big Data
5 12 (3.44%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 11 (3.15%) PostgreSQL
7 9 (2.58%) MySQL
8 8 (2.29%) Hadoop
9 7 (2.01%) Crystal Reports
10 5 (1.43%) Relational Database
11 3 (0.86%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.57%) SQL Server Analysis Services
12 2 (0.57%) Informix
13 1 (0.29%) DTS
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database 10g
13 1 (0.29%) SAP HANA
13 1 (0.29%) Riak
13 1 (0.29%) MongoDB
13 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
13 1 (0.29%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 39 (11.17%) Subversion
2 25 (7.16%) Visual Studio
3 24 (6.88%) Git (software)
4 19 (5.44%) ClearCase
5 17 (4.87%) Selenium
6 12 (3.44%) JIRA
6 12 (3.44%) SoapUI
7 10 (2.87%) WebDriver
7 10 (2.87%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.87%) JUnit
8 6 (1.72%) NUnit
9 5 (1.43%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.86%) Maven
10 3 (0.86%) JMeter
10 3 (0.86%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.86%) Facilita Forecast
10 3 (0.86%) FlexUnit
10 3 (0.86%) Team Foundation Server
11 2 (0.57%) PHPUnit
11 2 (0.57%) FireMonkey
General
1 43 (12.32%) Games
2 25 (7.16%) Retail
3 21 (6.02%) Finance
4 20 (5.73%) Banking
5 13 (3.72%) Retail Banking
6 7 (2.01%) Automotive
7 6 (1.72%) Back Office
8 4 (1.15%) Marketing
9 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.57%) Online Betting
10 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.57%) Electronics
10 2 (0.57%) Manufacturing
10 2 (0.57%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Local Government
11 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.29%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.29%) Law
Job Titles
1 211 (60.46%) Developer
2 85 (24.36%) C++ Developer
3 65 (18.62%) Software Developer
3 65 (18.62%) Software Engineer
4 28 (8.02%) Java Developer
5 26 (7.45%) Senior Developer
5 26 (7.45%) C++ Software Developer
6 23 (6.59%) Analyst
7 22 (6.30%) C# Developer
8 19 (5.44%) Programmer
9 18 (5.16%) Technical Specialist
10 16 (4.58%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 14 (4.01%) Automation Engineer
11 14 (4.01%) C++ Software Engineer
12 13 (3.72%) Development Engineer
12 13 (3.72%) Senior Development Engineer
13 12 (3.44%) C# Software Engineer
14 11 (3.15%) PHP Developer
14 11 (3.15%) Tester
14 11 (3.15%) Mobile Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 85 (24.36%) .NET
2 62 (17.77%) HTML
3 50 (14.33%) Web Services
4 45 (12.89%) XML
5 31 (8.88%) CSS
6 30 (8.60%) HTML5
7 23 (6.59%) ASP.NET
8 22 (6.30%) J2EE
8 22 (6.30%) OpenGL
9 19 (5.44%) Spring
9 19 (5.44%) Hibernate
10 16 (4.58%) Middleware
10 16 (4.58%) XSLT
11 14 (4.01%) Qt
11 14 (4.01%) WPF
12 13 (3.72%) CSS3
12 13 (3.72%) jQuery
13 12 (3.44%) DirectX
13 12 (3.44%) STL
14 11 (3.15%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 39 (11.17%) 3D Graphics
2 23 (6.59%) Enterprise Software
3 21 (6.02%) Mobile App
4 19 (5.44%) Client/Server
5 18 (5.16%) Computer Science
6 16 (4.58%) Algorithms
7 14 (4.01%) Animation
8 13 (3.72%) Analytical Skills
8 13 (3.72%) Mathematics
8 13 (3.72%) iPhone
9 12 (3.44%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (2.58%) Blackberry
11 8 (2.29%) Online Games
11 8 (2.29%) User Experience
11 8 (2.29%) Embedded Systems
12 7 (2.01%) iPad
13 6 (1.72%) Open Source
13 6 (1.72%) Xbox
14 5 (1.43%) CUDA
15 3 (0.86%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 98 (28.08%) Linux
2 90 (25.79%) Windows
3 32 (9.17%) Android
4 23 (6.59%) Apple iOS
5 22 (6.30%) Mac OS X
6 11 (3.15%) UNIX
7 2 (0.57%) CentOS
7 2 (0.57%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.57%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.57%) Solaris
8 1 (0.29%) VMS
8 1 (0.29%) Embedded Linux
8 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 92 (26.36%) Agile Software Development
2 90 (25.79%) Software Engineering
3 75 (21.49%) OO
4 29 (8.31%) OOD
5 25 (7.16%) Scrum
6 24 (6.88%) SOA
7 22 (6.30%) Project Management
8 20 (5.73%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (5.73%) TDD
8 20 (5.73%) ITIL
9 19 (5.44%) MVC
10 18 (5.16%) Test Automation
11 17 (4.87%) Software Testing
12 16 (4.58%) Multithreading
12 16 (4.58%) CAD
12 16 (4.58%) OOP
13 15 (4.30%) Test Management
14 14 (4.01%) Incident Management
15 13 (3.72%) Test Strategy
15 13 (3.72%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 166 (47.56%) C#
2 119 (34.10%) C
2 119 (34.10%) Java
3 87 (24.93%) SQL
4 60 (17.19%) Python
5 47 (13.47%) JavaScript
6 40 (11.46%) PHP
7 23 (6.59%) Perl
8 11 (3.15%) Ada
9 10 (2.87%) VB.NET
9 10 (2.87%) Ruby
10 9 (2.58%) T-SQL
11 8 (2.29%) Objective-C
12 6 (1.72%) Lua
12 6 (1.72%) GLSL
12 6 (1.72%) Uniface
13 5 (1.43%) VC++
14 4 (1.15%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.15%) Bash Shell
14 4 (1.15%) X++
Qualifications
1 38 (10.89%) Degree
2 11 (3.15%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.58%) SC Cleared
4 7 (2.01%) ISEB
5 4 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
5 4 (1.15%) HND
6 2 (0.57%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.29%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 43 (12.32%) QA
2 3 (0.86%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.29%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.29%) SLA
System Software
1 13 (3.72%) XenApp
1 13 (3.72%) XenDesktop
2 9 (2.58%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.58%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.58%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.57%) Squid
3 2 (0.57%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (0.86%) Puppet
2 1 (0.29%) Salt
2 1 (0.29%) Ansible
2 1 (0.29%) Mesos
2 1 (0.29%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 30 (8.60%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.72%) VMware
2 13 (3.72%) Citrix
3 11 (3.15%) Oracle
4 8 (2.29%) Wonderware
4 8 (2.29%) Siemens
5 7 (2.01%) Sony
6 6 (1.72%) Sage
7 5 (1.43%) Symbian
8 4 (1.15%) JBoss
8 4 (1.15%) Perforce
9 3 (0.86%) SAP
9 3 (0.86%) Adobe
10 2 (0.57%) Altera
10 2 (0.57%) Lattice Semiconductor
10 2 (0.57%) Synopsys
10 2 (0.57%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.57%) Mentor Graphics
10 2 (0.57%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.57%) Sybase
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 32 minutes ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bens
Posted: 1 hour ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: £40000 to £45000 per annum - plus exceptional benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £47000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £28000 - £41000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 PA, depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Cheshire
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Bluetownonline
Salary: £22k - 35k per year
Posted: 6 days ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago