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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 71 97 71
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 217 189 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 3.35% 2.66% 3.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.39% 4.71% 5.95%
Number of salaries quoted 203 156 215
Average salary £40,000 £36,750 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.84% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
3394 4013 4419
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.37% 56.53% 59.68%
Number of salaries quoted 2868 3432 3866
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 24 April 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 24 April 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 +37 173 £37,500 +7.14% 29
Cheshire -4 28 £47,500 +35.71% 11
Merseyside +12 12 £32,000 -20.00% 3
Lancashire -4 3 £47,500 +23.37%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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++.

1 232 (56.72%) Java
2 162 (39.61%) C#
3 151 (36.92%) SQL
3 151 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
4 139 (33.99%) Software Engineering
5 135 (33.01%) Linux
6 134 (32.76%) Degree
7 133 (32.52%) C
8 123 (30.07%) Windows
9 112 (27.38%) OO
10 105 (25.67%) .NET
11 75 (18.34%) Python
12 72 (17.60%) XML
13 70 (17.11%) HTML
14 66 (16.14%) Web Services
15 65 (15.89%) SQL Server
16 58 (14.18%) UNIX
17 54 (13.20%) TDD
18 52 (12.71%) PHP
18 52 (12.71%) Oracle
19 51 (12.47%) JavaScript
20 49 (11.98%) OOP
21 47 (11.49%) SOAP
21 47 (11.49%) MySQL
22 43 (10.51%) Subversion
23 42 (10.27%) Scrum
24 41 (10.02%) JMS
24 41 (10.02%) Unit Testing
24 41 (10.02%) Apple iOS
24 41 (10.02%) Analytical Skills

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 22 (5.38%) WebSphere
2 20 (4.89%) WebLogic
3 17 (4.16%) GlassFish
4 14 (3.42%) nginx
5 13 (3.18%) Node.js
5 13 (3.18%) WordPress
6 10 (2.44%) Apache Pig
7 8 (1.96%) WebSphere Application Server
8 7 (1.71%) SharePoint
9 5 (1.22%) SAS
9 5 (1.22%) JBoss
9 5 (1.22%) Apache
10 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
10 3 (0.73%) Facebook Platform
11 1 (0.24%) Tomcat
11 1 (0.24%) Flash Media Server
Applications
1 15 (3.67%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.22%) MS Project
2 5 (1.22%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) Maya
3 2 (0.49%) 3ds Max
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) CINEMA 4D
4 1 (0.24%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 1 (0.24%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 16 (3.91%) Amazon AWS
2 8 (1.96%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.22%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.73%) Force.com
Communications & Networking
1 31 (7.58%) HTTP
2 12 (2.93%) TCP/IP
3 9 (2.20%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.71%) IPsec
5 6 (1.47%) Internet
5 6 (1.47%) VPN
6 4 (0.98%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.73%) ATM
8 2 (0.49%) Unified Communications
9 1 (0.24%) LDAP
9 1 (0.24%) SMS
9 1 (0.24%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (15.89%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.49%) MySQL
3 38 (9.29%) Big Data
4 31 (7.58%) NoSQL
5 29 (7.09%) Relational Database
6 23 (5.62%) PostgreSQL
7 21 (5.13%) RDBMS
8 17 (4.16%) Hadoop
9 15 (3.67%) Apache Hive
9 15 (3.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 14 (3.42%) Amazon Redshift
11 13 (3.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 13 (3.18%) Data Warehouse
12 10 (2.44%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.22%) SQLite
13 5 (1.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
14 4 (0.98%) VLDB
15 3 (0.73%) HBase
16 2 (0.49%) BusinessObjects
16 2 (0.49%) DB2
Development Applications
1 43 (10.51%) Subversion
2 33 (8.07%) NUnit
2 33 (8.07%) Visual Studio
3 26 (6.36%) JUnit
4 25 (6.11%) Git (software)
4 25 (6.11%) MSTest
5 24 (5.87%) Maven
6 19 (4.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 18 (4.40%) Eclipse
8 17 (4.16%) Ant
9 11 (2.69%) LoadRunner
10 6 (1.47%) JIRA
11 4 (0.98%) Xcode
11 4 (0.98%) PVCS
12 3 (0.73%) InstallShield
13 2 (0.49%) QuickTest Pro
13 2 (0.49%) Selenium
13 2 (0.49%) PHPUnit
13 2 (0.49%) Jenkins
14 1 (0.24%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 35 (8.56%) Retail
2 30 (7.33%) Finance
3 29 (7.09%) Games
4 18 (4.40%) Electronics
5 14 (3.42%) Banking
6 7 (1.71%) Law
7 6 (1.47%) Manufacturing
7 6 (1.47%) Financial Institution
7 6 (1.47%) Marketing
8 5 (1.22%) Telecoms
9 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.49%) Advertising
10 2 (0.49%) Retail Banking
10 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
11 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.24%) Billing
11 1 (0.24%) Military
11 1 (0.24%) Aerospace
11 1 (0.24%) Automotive
11 1 (0.24%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 194 (47.43%) Developer
2 99 (24.21%) Software Engineer
3 48 (11.74%) Software Developer
4 43 (10.51%) C++ Developer
5 29 (7.09%) Java Developer
6 27 (6.60%) Senior Developer
7 26 (6.36%) C# Developer
8 20 (4.89%) Development Manager
9 18 (4.40%) C++ Software Engineer
10 17 (4.16%) C++ Software Developer
11 15 (3.67%) Architect
11 15 (3.67%) Graduate
11 15 (3.67%) Tester
12 13 (3.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 13 (3.18%) Software Manager
12 13 (3.18%) iOS Developer
13 12 (2.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
13 12 (2.93%) .NET Developer
14 11 (2.69%) Analyst
14 11 (2.69%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (25.67%) .NET
2 72 (17.60%) XML
3 70 (17.11%) HTML
4 66 (16.14%) Web Services
5 47 (11.49%) SOAP
6 41 (10.02%) JMS
7 36 (8.80%) CSS
8 35 (8.56%) JSON
9 34 (8.31%) Spring
9 34 (8.31%) REST
10 33 (8.07%) J2EE
11 30 (7.33%) WSDL
12 29 (7.09%) Hibernate
13 26 (6.36%) jQuery
14 24 (5.87%) .NET Framework
14 24 (5.87%) ASP.NET
15 23 (5.62%) Servlets
15 23 (5.62%) ActiveMQ
15 23 (5.62%) RabbitMQ
16 22 (5.38%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 41 (10.02%) Analytical Skills
2 32 (7.82%) Enterprise Software
3 29 (7.09%) Computer Science
4 27 (6.60%) Mathematics
5 24 (5.87%) Mobile App
6 20 (4.89%) Open Source
7 18 (4.40%) 3D Graphics
8 16 (3.91%) Algorithms
9 15 (3.67%) Physics
10 13 (3.18%) iPhone
10 13 (3.18%) Client/Server
11 10 (2.44%) Mainframe
12 9 (2.20%) Animation
12 9 (2.20%) Inversion of Control
12 9 (2.20%) iPad
13 8 (1.96%) Visualisation
14 7 (1.71%) Cryptography
14 7 (1.71%) PKI
15 6 (1.47%) Device Driver
16 5 (1.22%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 135 (33.01%) Linux
2 123 (30.07%) Windows
3 58 (14.18%) UNIX
4 41 (10.02%) Apple iOS
5 33 (8.07%) Android
6 12 (2.93%) CentOS
6 12 (2.93%) Mac OS X
7 6 (1.47%) Windows XP
8 5 (1.22%) Windows CE
8 5 (1.22%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.49%) VxWorks
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.24%) Windows Phone 7
11 1 (0.24%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 151 (36.92%) Agile Software Development
2 139 (33.99%) Software Engineering
3 112 (27.38%) OO
4 54 (13.20%) TDD
5 49 (11.98%) OOP
6 42 (10.27%) Scrum
7 41 (10.02%) Unit Testing
8 31 (7.58%) Continuous Integration
9 30 (7.33%) OOD
9 30 (7.33%) UML
10 29 (7.09%) Multithreading
11 25 (6.11%) Technical Architecture
12 24 (5.87%) E-Commerce
13 18 (4.40%) MVC
14 17 (4.16%) Logistics
14 17 (4.16%) Software Architecture
15 16 (3.91%) Web Development
15 16 (3.91%) Test Scripting
15 16 (3.91%) Project Management
16 15 (3.67%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 232 (56.72%) Java
2 162 (39.61%) C#
3 151 (36.92%) SQL
4 133 (32.52%) C
5 75 (18.34%) Python
6 52 (12.71%) PHP
7 51 (12.47%) JavaScript
8 35 (8.56%) Ruby
9 22 (5.38%) VB
10 18 (4.40%) Perl
11 15 (3.67%) Embedded C
11 15 (3.67%) Embedded C++
12 14 (3.42%) Scala
13 13 (3.18%) Objective-C
13 13 (3.18%) VB.NET
14 10 (2.44%) Bash Shell
15 9 (2.20%) Apple Swift
15 9 (2.20%) VC++
16 8 (1.96%) T-SQL
17 7 (1.71%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 134 (32.76%) Degree
2 8 (1.96%) ISEB
3 5 (1.22%) HNC
3 5 (1.22%) HND
4 3 (0.73%) PhD
5 2 (0.49%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.49%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
6 1 (0.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.18%) QA
2 6 (1.47%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) HL7
System Software
1 8 (1.96%) Firmware
2 3 (0.73%) Squid
2 3 (0.73%) HDFS
3 2 (0.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 2 (0.49%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 2 (0.49%) Docker
4 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 14 (3.42%) Puppet
2 9 (2.20%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.49%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
4 1 (0.24%) MOM
4 1 (0.24%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 52 (12.71%) Oracle
2 35 (8.56%) Microsoft
3 12 (2.93%) Apple
4 11 (2.69%) HP
5 8 (1.96%) Perforce
6 5 (1.22%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.22%) Cisco
7 4 (0.98%) SAP
7 4 (0.98%) Salesforce.com
8 3 (0.73%) Informatica
8 3 (0.73%) Cognos
8 3 (0.73%) IBM
8 3 (0.73%) Ab Initio
8 3 (0.73%) Teradata
8 3 (0.73%) Capita
8 3 (0.73%) Facebook
8 3 (0.73%) Twitter
9 2 (0.49%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.49%) VMware
9 2 (0.49%) Business Objects
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Merseyside
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £44000 - £52000 per annum + excellent benefits scheme
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Computer Futures - North (Permanent)
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: 40k + 8% Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL (Incite Solutions Ltd)
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AWD Recruitment
Salary: £25,000 - £50,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
North West
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £45,000 - £55,000 Basic + Great Bonus and Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
CK Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000 + 8% pension
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Stafford-Sharp Associates
Salary: From £27,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago