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 28 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 82 84 66
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 200 194 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.24% 2.74% 3.92%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.13% 4.91% 6.50%
Number of salaries quoted 188 164 255
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,550 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 3951 4414
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.82% 55.88% 60.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2747 3364 3890
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 2015.

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 28 May 2015. 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 +24 151 £40,000 +14.28% 20
Cheshire -12 30 £47,500 +35.71% 8
Merseyside +15 14 £32,000 -24.70%
Lancashire -17 6 £47,500 +25.00% 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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++.

1 223 (54.52%) Java
2 161 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
3 153 (37.41%) Software Engineering
4 149 (36.43%) C#
5 142 (34.72%) C
5 142 (34.72%) SQL
6 135 (33.01%) Linux
6 135 (33.01%) Degree
7 124 (30.32%) Windows
8 105 (25.67%) .NET
9 104 (25.43%) OO
10 80 (19.56%) XML
11 72 (17.60%) SQL Server
12 71 (17.36%) Python
13 68 (16.63%) HTML
13 68 (16.63%) TDD
14 64 (15.65%) Web Services
15 61 (14.91%) UNIX
15 61 (14.91%) PHP
16 54 (13.20%) Scrum
17 53 (12.96%) MySQL
18 52 (12.71%) SOAP
19 50 (12.22%) OOP
20 49 (11.98%) JavaScript
21 48 (11.74%) Oracle
21 48 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
22 47 (11.49%) Subversion
22 47 (11.49%) Apple iOS
23 45 (11.00%) SDLC
24 43 (10.51%) JMS

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 2015, 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 18 (4.40%) WebSphere
1 18 (4.40%) WebLogic
2 15 (3.67%) GlassFish
3 10 (2.44%) Node.js
3 10 (2.44%) WordPress
4 9 (2.20%) SharePoint
4 9 (2.20%) nginx
4 9 (2.20%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.22%) Apache
5 5 (1.22%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (0.98%) SAS
7 3 (0.73%) JBoss
7 3 (0.73%) Facebook Platform
8 2 (0.49%) Apache Spark
9 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
9 1 (0.24%) CMS
9 1 (0.24%) Umbraco
9 1 (0.24%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 18 (4.40%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.22%) MS Project
2 5 (1.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (0.49%) Maya
3 2 (0.49%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.24%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.22%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (1.22%) Route 53
3 5 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.73%) Force.com
5 1 (0.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 28 (6.85%) HTTP
2 16 (3.91%) VPN
3 12 (2.93%) IPsec
4 9 (2.20%) OpenVPN
5 8 (1.96%) TCP/IP
5 8 (1.96%) Internet
6 6 (1.47%) Network Security
7 5 (1.22%) HTTPS
7 5 (1.22%) PPTP
8 4 (0.98%) Unified Communications
8 4 (0.98%) UMTS
8 4 (0.98%) GPRS
9 2 (0.49%) Wireless
9 2 (0.49%) LAN
9 2 (0.49%) ATM
10 1 (0.24%) SMS
10 1 (0.24%) LDAP
10 1 (0.24%) 4G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 72 (17.60%) SQL Server
2 53 (12.96%) MySQL
3 34 (8.31%) Relational Database
4 29 (7.09%) Big Data
5 27 (6.60%) RDBMS
6 23 (5.62%) NoSQL
7 18 (4.40%) PostgreSQL
8 16 (3.91%) Hadoop
9 14 (3.42%) Apache Hive
10 13 (3.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
11 11 (2.69%) SQL Server Integration Services
12 10 (2.44%) MongoDB
13 9 (2.20%) Data Warehouse
13 9 (2.20%) Amazon Redshift
14 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
15 4 (0.98%) VLDB
16 3 (0.73%) SQLite
17 2 (0.49%) HBase
17 2 (0.49%) DB2
17 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 47 (11.49%) Subversion
2 40 (9.78%) Visual Studio
3 32 (7.82%) NUnit
4 28 (6.85%) Maven
5 27 (6.60%) Git (software)
6 26 (6.36%) MSTest
7 22 (5.38%) JUnit
8 17 (4.16%) Team Foundation Server
9 16 (3.91%) Eclipse
10 15 (3.67%) Ant
11 11 (2.69%) LoadRunner
12 9 (2.20%) JIRA
13 8 (1.96%) Selenium
14 7 (1.71%) Xcode
15 4 (0.98%) PHPUnit
15 4 (0.98%) Jenkins
15 4 (0.98%) PVCS
16 3 (0.73%) InstallShield
17 2 (0.49%) Metasploit
17 2 (0.49%) Hudson
General
1 41 (10.02%) Retail
2 34 (8.31%) Finance
2 34 (8.31%) Games
3 17 (4.16%) Electronics
4 16 (3.91%) Banking
5 7 (1.71%) Telecoms
6 6 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 5 (1.22%) Law
7 5 (1.22%) Manufacturing
8 4 (0.98%) Marketing
9 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Military
Job Titles
1 185 (45.23%) Developer
2 111 (27.14%) Software Engineer
3 44 (10.76%) C++ Developer
3 44 (10.76%) Software Developer
4 25 (6.11%) Java Developer
5 24 (5.87%) Senior Developer
6 22 (5.38%) Development Manager
7 20 (4.89%) C# Developer
8 17 (4.16%) C++ Software Engineer
8 17 (4.16%) C++ Software Developer
9 16 (3.91%) iOS Developer
10 15 (3.67%) Graduate
11 13 (3.18%) Tester
11 13 (3.18%) Architect
11 13 (3.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 13 (3.18%) Software Manager
12 11 (2.69%) Software Development Manager
13 10 (2.44%) C Software Engineer
13 10 (2.44%) Python Developer
13 10 (2.44%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (25.67%) .NET
2 80 (19.56%) XML
3 68 (16.63%) HTML
4 64 (15.65%) Web Services
5 52 (12.71%) SOAP
6 43 (10.51%) JMS
7 42 (10.27%) REST
8 40 (9.78%) JSON
9 36 (8.80%) Spring
10 33 (8.07%) J2EE
10 33 (8.07%) WSDL
11 32 (7.82%) CSS
12 31 (7.58%) Hibernate
13 28 (6.85%) ASP.NET
14 27 (6.60%) DirectX
14 27 (6.60%) Servlets
14 27 (6.60%) ActiveMQ
14 27 (6.60%) RabbitMQ
15 26 (6.36%) jQuery
15 26 (6.36%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 48 (11.74%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (8.80%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.80%) Mobile App
3 33 (8.07%) Enterprise Software
4 32 (7.82%) Mathematics
5 23 (5.62%) 3D Graphics
6 18 (4.40%) Algorithms
7 16 (3.91%) iPhone
7 16 (3.91%) Physics
8 14 (3.42%) Client/Server
9 12 (2.93%) PKI
9 12 (2.93%) Cryptography
10 10 (2.44%) Mainframe
11 9 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
11 9 (2.20%) iPad
12 8 (1.96%) Animation
13 7 (1.71%) Management Information System
13 7 (1.71%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.71%) Visualisation
14 6 (1.47%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 135 (33.01%) Linux
2 124 (30.32%) Windows
3 61 (14.91%) UNIX
4 47 (11.49%) Apple iOS
5 36 (8.80%) Android
6 17 (4.16%) CentOS
7 11 (2.69%) Mac OS X
8 10 (2.44%) Windows CE
9 6 (1.47%) Windows XP
10 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (0.98%) Windows Mobile
12 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
12 2 (0.49%) Embedded Linux
13 1 (0.24%) VxWorks
13 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.24%) AIX
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Vista
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
13 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (39.36%) Agile Software Development
2 153 (37.41%) Software Engineering
3 104 (25.43%) OO
4 68 (16.63%) TDD
5 54 (13.20%) Scrum
6 50 (12.22%) OOP
7 45 (11.00%) SDLC
8 43 (10.51%) Unit Testing
9 35 (8.56%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (8.56%) Multithreading
10 33 (8.07%) UML
11 28 (6.85%) OOD
12 25 (6.11%) E-Commerce
13 21 (5.13%) Logistics
13 21 (5.13%) Technical Architecture
13 21 (5.13%) Software Architecture
14 20 (4.89%) Open Source
15 19 (4.65%) MVC
15 19 (4.65%) BDD
15 19 (4.65%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 223 (54.52%) Java
2 149 (36.43%) C#
3 142 (34.72%) C
3 142 (34.72%) SQL
4 71 (17.36%) Python
5 61 (14.91%) PHP
6 49 (11.98%) JavaScript
7 29 (7.09%) Ruby
8 23 (5.62%) VB
9 21 (5.13%) Objective-C
10 19 (4.65%) Perl
11 17 (4.16%) Embedded C
11 17 (4.16%) Bash Shell
12 15 (3.67%) Embedded C++
13 13 (3.18%) Scala
14 12 (2.93%) VC++
15 11 (2.69%) VB.NET
16 9 (2.20%) T-SQL
16 9 (2.20%) Apple Swift
17 7 (1.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 135 (33.01%) Degree
2 8 (1.96%) ISEB
3 6 (1.47%) HNC
3 6 (1.47%) HND
4 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
4 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
4 2 (0.49%) PhD
4 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.24%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.18%) QA
2 7 (1.71%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 17799
3 1 (0.24%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 9 (2.20%) Docker
2 7 (1.71%) Firmware
3 3 (0.73%) Squid
4 2 (0.49%) HDFS
4 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
5 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
5 1 (0.24%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 24 (5.87%) Puppet
2 9 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 7 (1.71%) Vagrant
4 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.24%) MOM
5 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 48 (11.74%) Oracle
2 40 (9.78%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.93%) Apple
4 11 (2.69%) HP
5 8 (1.96%) Perforce
6 5 (1.22%) Cisco
6 5 (1.22%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.98%) Capita
7 4 (0.98%) SAP
7 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.73%) Facebook
8 3 (0.73%) Twitter
9 2 (0.49%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.49%) Teradata
9 2 (0.49%) Ab Initio
9 2 (0.49%) Business Objects
9 2 (0.49%) Cognos
9 2 (0.49%) Informatica
9 2 (0.49%) EMC
10 1 (0.24%) IBM
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Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Talent Spa
Salary: £30,000 - £35,000 plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum + Bonus & Excellent Benefits
Posted: 10 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheshire
Rullion IT Plus
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus + excellent benefits
Posted: 21 hours ago
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Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mobica Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 (Dependent on experience)
Posted: 2 days ago
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Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Client Server
Salary: £30k to £45k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Wilmslow
OCC Computer personnel
Salary: Market related
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Research Councils UK
Posted: 2 days ago
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Mobica Limited
Salary: £20,000 - £25,000 Dependent on experience
Posted: 6 days ago
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Mobica Limited
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 (Dependent on experience)
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 - £23000 per annum
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + bens
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Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + bens + flexi-time
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