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 17 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
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 105 71 45
Rank change year-on-year
-34 -26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 181 267 377
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.52% 3.62% 5.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 6.10% 8.72%
Number of salaries quoted 152 221 314
Average salary £37,250 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Programming Languages Category
North West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
4060 4380 4323
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 56.59% 59.44% 60.72%
Number of salaries quoted 3483 3820 3898
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +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 17 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 17 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 -19 107 £36,500 +12.30% 25
Cheshire -15 42 £35,000 - 12
Merseyside -22 17 £40,000 +48.14% 1
Lancashire -13 11 £38,500 +24.19% 4
Cumbria 0 1 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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++.

1 195 (52.56%) Java
2 150 (40.43%) C#
3 143 (38.54%) Software Engineering
4 128 (34.50%) C
5 116 (31.27%) Linux
6 111 (29.92%) Windows
7 100 (26.95%) .NET
8 87 (23.45%) HTML
9 86 (23.18%) SQL
10 81 (21.83%) Python
11 74 (19.95%) Degree
12 73 (19.68%) OO
12 73 (19.68%) JavaScript
13 70 (18.87%) QA
14 61 (16.44%) Android
14 61 (16.44%) SQL Server
15 56 (15.09%) PHP
16 54 (14.56%) Computer Science
17 53 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
18 50 (13.48%) TDD
19 49 (13.21%) Apple iOS
20 47 (12.67%) Microsoft
21 45 (12.13%) CSS
22 44 (11.86%) Mobile App
23 42 (11.32%) Ruby
24 41 (11.05%) OOP
25 40 (10.78%) Web Services
25 40 (10.78%) Perl
26 38 (10.24%) Objective-C
26 38 (10.24%) WCF

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 13 (3.50%) Tomcat
2 8 (2.16%) Apache
3 7 (1.89%) SAS
4 4 (1.08%) nginx
5 3 (0.81%) WebSphere
5 3 (0.81%) IIS
6 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.54%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.27%) CMS
7 1 (0.27%) Drupal
7 1 (0.27%) MS Exchange
7 1 (0.27%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.27%) Node.js
7 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
7 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 33 (8.89%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.89%) MS Office
3 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (0.27%) MS PowerPoint
3 1 (0.27%) LaTeX
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) AWD
2 1 (0.27%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.62%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (0.81%) SaaS
4 1 (0.27%) CloudFront
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.12%) TCP/IP
2 18 (4.85%) Internet
3 9 (2.43%) HTTP
4 6 (1.62%) HTTPS
5 3 (0.81%) DNS
6 2 (0.54%) WLAN
6 2 (0.54%) LDAP
6 2 (0.54%) LAN
6 2 (0.54%) SSL
6 2 (0.54%) 802.11
6 2 (0.54%) CTI
6 2 (0.54%) Wireless
6 2 (0.54%) SSH
7 1 (0.27%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.27%) Asterisk PBX
7 1 (0.27%) Fibre Channel
7 1 (0.27%) Modbus
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) Firewall
7 1 (0.27%) IPv4
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (16.44%) SQL Server
2 37 (9.97%) MySQL
3 22 (5.93%) PostgreSQL
4 11 (2.96%) Relational Database
5 7 (1.89%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.62%) SQL Server 2005
6 6 (1.62%) BusinessObjects
7 4 (1.08%) Informix
8 3 (0.81%) MS Access
8 3 (0.81%) DB2
8 3 (0.81%) NoSQL
9 2 (0.54%) Big Data
9 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 10g
10 1 (0.27%) Data Warehouse
10 1 (0.27%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.27%) Oracle Database 11g
10 1 (0.27%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) Apache Hive
Development Applications
1 34 (9.16%) Visual Studio
2 32 (8.63%) Selenium
3 31 (8.36%) Cucumber
3 31 (8.36%) Subversion
4 17 (4.58%) SoapUI
5 16 (4.31%) Xcode
6 15 (4.04%) Git (software)
7 14 (3.77%) Eclipse
8 12 (3.23%) Hudson
9 10 (2.70%) JUnit
10 8 (2.16%) PHPUnit
11 6 (1.62%) Maven
12 5 (1.35%) Bugzilla
12 5 (1.35%) GCC
12 5 (1.35%) Jenkins
13 4 (1.08%) SCons
13 4 (1.08%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 4 (1.08%) JMeter
14 2 (0.54%) InstallShield
14 2 (0.54%) Ant
General
1 22 (5.93%) Finance
2 18 (4.85%) Games
3 11 (2.96%) Retail
3 11 (2.96%) Advertising
4 10 (2.70%) Banking
5 5 (1.35%) Pharmaceutical
5 5 (1.35%) Electronics
6 4 (1.08%) Manufacturing
7 3 (0.81%) Automotive
7 3 (0.81%) Marketing
8 2 (0.54%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.27%) Back Office
9 1 (0.27%) Legal
9 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
9 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 186 (50.13%) Developer
2 81 (21.83%) Software Engineer
3 47 (12.67%) C++ Developer
4 45 (12.13%) Software Developer
5 30 (8.09%) Senior Developer
6 29 (7.82%) Test Engineer
7 27 (7.28%) Mobile Developer
7 27 (7.28%) Automation Engineer
8 23 (6.20%) C# Developer
8 23 (6.20%) Programmer
8 23 (6.20%) QA Engineer
9 19 (5.12%) Senior Software Engineer
9 19 (5.12%) Java Developer
9 19 (5.12%) Graduate
10 18 (4.85%) .NET Developer
11 17 (4.58%) QA Automation Engineer
12 15 (4.04%) Team Leader
13 13 (3.50%) Graduate Developer
13 13 (3.50%) iOS Developer
14 12 (3.23%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 100 (26.95%) .NET
2 87 (23.45%) HTML
3 45 (12.13%) CSS
4 40 (10.78%) Web Services
5 38 (10.24%) WCF
6 35 (9.43%) ASP.NET
7 32 (8.63%) XML
8 30 (8.09%) HTML5
9 26 (7.01%) WPF
10 23 (6.20%) .NET Framework
11 22 (5.93%) Cocoa
12 21 (5.66%) Gherkin
13 20 (5.39%) Spring
13 20 (5.39%) jQuery
14 18 (4.85%) Cocoa Touch
15 16 (4.31%) J2EE
16 13 (3.50%) ATL
16 13 (3.50%) WinForms
17 12 (3.23%) Hibernate
17 12 (3.23%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 54 (14.56%) Computer Science
2 44 (11.86%) Mobile App
3 26 (7.01%) Open Source
4 22 (5.93%) 3D Graphics
5 21 (5.66%) Mathematics
6 20 (5.39%) Animation
7 18 (4.85%) Blackberry
7 18 (4.85%) Enterprise Software
8 10 (2.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 9 (2.43%) IPTV
9 9 (2.43%) Physics
9 9 (2.43%) iPhone
10 8 (2.16%) Streaming Media
10 8 (2.16%) iPad
11 7 (1.89%) Video on Demand
11 7 (1.89%) Client/Server
11 7 (1.89%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.62%) Biometrics
12 6 (1.62%) Statistics
13 5 (1.35%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 116 (31.27%) Linux
2 111 (29.92%) Windows
3 61 (16.44%) Android
4 49 (13.21%) Apple iOS
5 30 (8.09%) UNIX
6 24 (6.47%) Mac OS X
7 17 (4.58%) Windows Phone
8 16 (4.31%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.16%) Embedded Linux
10 6 (1.62%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.54%) CentOS
11 2 (0.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 2 (0.54%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.54%) Debian
11 2 (0.54%) Ubuntu
12 1 (0.27%) Nucleus RTOS
12 1 (0.27%) Windows CE
12 1 (0.27%) AIX
12 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (38.54%) Software Engineering
2 73 (19.68%) OO
3 53 (14.29%) Agile Software Development
4 50 (13.48%) TDD
5 41 (11.05%) OOP
6 38 (10.24%) iOS Development
7 36 (9.70%) Scrum
8 34 (9.16%) Android Development
9 28 (7.55%) Test Automation
10 24 (6.47%) MVC
11 23 (6.20%) Project Management
11 23 (6.20%) Software Testing
12 19 (5.12%) Time Management
13 18 (4.85%) Web Development
13 18 (4.85%) Test Strategy
14 16 (4.31%) OOD
15 15 (4.04%) Service Delivery
15 15 (4.04%) UML
15 15 (4.04%) Pair Programming
15 15 (4.04%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 195 (52.56%) Java
2 150 (40.43%) C#
3 128 (34.50%) C
4 86 (23.18%) SQL
5 81 (21.83%) Python
6 73 (19.68%) JavaScript
7 56 (15.09%) PHP
8 42 (11.32%) Ruby
9 40 (10.78%) Perl
10 38 (10.24%) Objective-C
11 33 (8.89%) VB
12 19 (5.12%) Shell Script
13 18 (4.85%) XAML
14 15 (4.04%) VB.NET
15 13 (3.50%) T-SQL
16 12 (3.23%) Bash Shell
17 9 (2.43%) Golang
18 7 (1.89%) Lua
18 7 (1.89%) PHP5
19 6 (1.62%) VC++
Qualifications
1 74 (19.95%) Degree
2 7 (1.89%) ISTQB
3 6 (1.62%) ISEB
4 4 (1.08%) SC Cleared
4 4 (1.08%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.81%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.27%) ACTC
6 1 (0.27%) ACSA
6 1 (0.27%) CITP
6 1 (0.27%) Chartered Engineer
6 1 (0.27%) HND
6 1 (0.27%) PhD
6 1 (0.27%) ACSP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 70 (18.87%) QA
2 2 (0.54%) ISO 8583
3 1 (0.27%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (1.35%) Active Directory
1 5 (1.35%) KVM
2 4 (1.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (0.81%) XenApp
3 3 (0.81%) XenDesktop
4 2 (0.54%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (0.27%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 6 (1.62%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (1.35%) Puppet
2 5 (1.35%) CFEngine
3 2 (0.54%) HP Quality Center
4 1 (0.27%) Capistrano
Vendors
1 47 (12.67%) Microsoft
2 22 (5.93%) Oracle
3 11 (2.96%) Symbian
3 11 (2.96%) Google
4 8 (2.16%) Zend
5 6 (1.62%) Progress
5 6 (1.62%) VMware
5 6 (1.62%) Business Objects
5 6 (1.62%) SAP
6 5 (1.35%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.35%) Perforce
7 4 (1.08%) Trapeze
7 4 (1.08%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.81%) Sony
8 3 (0.81%) Citrix
8 3 (0.81%) JBoss
8 3 (0.81%) Sybase
8 3 (0.81%) Xamarin
9 2 (0.54%) Meru Networks
9 2 (0.54%) Twitter
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bens
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Salary: From £38,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
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Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
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