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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / North West
Rank 62 69 89
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 252 198 207
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 4.19% 3.55% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.19% 7.05% 5.90%
Number of salaries quoted 178 165 193
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,200 £23,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £61,250 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
3505 2807 3511
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 58.33% 50.26% 50.35%
Number of salaries quoted 3022 2402 3069
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the North West

The demand trend of job ads across the North West region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the North West region over the 3 months to 27 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +1 206 £40,000 -11.11% 20
Cheshire +15 30 £37,500 +7.14% 4
Merseyside +2 13 £31,500 +26.00% 2
Lancashire -10 6 £30,250 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 27 February 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for C++.

1 215 (50.59%) Java
2 202 (47.53%) Software Engineering
3 178 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
4 160 (37.65%) C
5 147 (34.59%) C#
6 139 (32.71%) Linux
7 133 (31.29%) SQL
8 129 (30.35%) OO
9 127 (29.88%) .NET
10 125 (29.41%) Degree
11 103 (24.24%) HTML
12 100 (23.53%) Python
13 94 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
14 93 (21.88%) Windows
15 84 (19.76%) Scrum
16 77 (18.12%) Visual Studio
17 74 (17.41%) PHP
18 68 (16.00%) Validation
19 59 (13.88%) Finance
20 58 (13.65%) JavaScript
21 57 (13.41%) OOD
22 54 (12.71%) Embedded C
22 54 (12.71%) Unit Testing
23 51 (12.00%) XML
24 50 (11.76%) Multithreading
24 50 (11.76%) SDLC
25 49 (11.53%) Electronics
26 48 (11.29%) Perl
27 46 (10.82%) SQL Server
27 46 (10.82%) WPF

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 12 (2.82%) Apache Spark
2 11 (2.59%) SharePoint
3 10 (2.35%) BizTalk Server
4 7 (1.65%) Apache
4 7 (1.65%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.18%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.18%) IIS
5 5 (1.18%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.94%) OpenStack
7 2 (0.47%) Confluence
7 2 (0.47%) SAS
8 1 (0.24%) Apache Solr
8 1 (0.24%) WebSphere
Applications
1 9 (2.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.24%) Maya
2 1 (0.24%) MODO
2 1 (0.24%) MS Office
2 1 (0.24%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (2.12%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.94%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.41%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.47%) GitHub
2 2 (0.47%) PaaS
3 1 (0.24%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.24%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.24%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.24%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 29 (6.82%) TCP/IP
2 13 (3.06%) GPRS
3 12 (2.82%) Ethernet
4 8 (1.88%) Bluetooth
5 7 (1.65%) GSM
5 7 (1.65%) Internet
6 6 (1.41%) DVB
6 6 (1.41%) NFC
6 6 (1.41%) UMTS
6 6 (1.41%) VoIP
6 6 (1.41%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.41%) WLAN
7 5 (1.18%) Broadband
8 4 (0.94%) DHCP
8 4 (0.94%) DNS
8 4 (0.94%) IPv4
8 4 (0.94%) Wireless
9 3 (0.71%) Network Security
9 3 (0.71%) RS-232
10 2 (0.47%) RS-485
Database & Business Intelligence
1 46 (10.82%) SQL Server
2 34 (8.00%) MySQL
3 18 (4.24%) Big Data
4 15 (3.53%) Hadoop
5 9 (2.12%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.18%) Apache Cassandra
6 5 (1.18%) Apache Hive
6 5 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 3 (0.71%) GIS
7 3 (0.71%) Impala
7 3 (0.71%) RDBMS
7 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2012
7 3 (0.71%) SQL Server 2014
8 2 (0.47%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.47%) HBase
8 2 (0.47%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.47%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.47%) Sqoop
9 1 (0.24%) Amazon DynamoDB
9 1 (0.24%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 77 (18.12%) Visual Studio
2 38 (8.94%) Cucumber
3 37 (8.71%) Git (software)
3 37 (8.71%) Selenium
4 36 (8.47%) MSTest
4 36 (8.47%) NUnit
5 34 (8.00%) JUnit
6 32 (7.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 29 (6.82%) JIRA
8 26 (6.12%) Jenkins
9 20 (4.71%) Subversion
10 9 (2.12%) LoadRunner
11 8 (1.88%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (1.88%) JMeter
12 7 (1.65%) TeamCity
13 6 (1.41%) GoCD
13 6 (1.41%) Hudson
13 6 (1.41%) MSBuild
13 6 (1.41%) Octopus Deploy
13 6 (1.41%) Xcode
General
1 59 (13.88%) Finance
2 49 (11.53%) Electronics
3 42 (9.88%) Games
4 30 (7.06%) Manufacturing
5 29 (6.82%) Retail
6 22 (5.18%) Banking
7 12 (2.82%) Marketing
7 12 (2.82%) Military
7 12 (2.82%) Telecoms
8 7 (1.65%) Aerospace
8 7 (1.65%) Automotive
9 6 (1.41%) Multimedia
10 5 (1.18%) Corporate Banking
10 5 (1.18%) Financial Institution
11 3 (0.71%) Avionics
12 2 (0.47%) Back Office
12 2 (0.47%) Front Office
12 2 (0.47%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 158 (37.18%) Developer
2 116 (27.29%) Software Engineer
3 57 (13.41%) C++ Developer
4 45 (10.59%) Embedded Engineer
5 44 (10.35%) Software Developer
6 43 (10.12%) Java Developer
7 36 (8.47%) Test Engineer
8 34 (8.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 31 (7.29%) Junior
10 30 (7.06%) C# Software Engineer
11 28 (6.59%) .NET Software Engineer
12 26 (6.12%) Senior Developer
13 23 (5.41%) Graduate
13 23 (5.41%) Linux Engineer
14 22 (5.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 22 (5.18%) Senior Software Engineer
15 19 (4.47%) Senior Java Developer
16 18 (4.24%) Developer/Software Engineer
17 15 (3.53%) C# Developer
17 15 (3.53%) C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 127 (29.88%) .NET
2 103 (24.24%) HTML
3 51 (12.00%) XML
4 46 (10.82%) WPF
5 43 (10.12%) jQuery
5 43 (10.12%) SOAP
5 43 (10.12%) WCF
5 43 (10.12%) Web Services
6 42 (9.88%) ASP.NET
6 42 (9.88%) CSS
7 39 (9.18%) OpenGL
8 36 (8.47%) LINQ
9 35 (8.24%) J2EE
10 33 (7.76%) WF
11 31 (7.29%) RESTful
12 28 (6.59%) Silverlight
13 25 (5.88%) XSLT
14 23 (5.41%) HTML5
15 18 (4.24%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 17 (4.00%) DirectX
Miscellaneous
1 45 (10.59%) Computer Science
2 33 (7.76%) Algorithms
3 27 (6.35%) Device Driver
4 26 (6.12%) Enterprise Software
5 25 (5.88%) iPad
6 17 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
6 17 (4.00%) Mobile App
7 16 (3.76%) 3D Graphics
7 16 (3.76%) Kinect
8 15 (3.53%) Augmented Reality
9 13 (3.06%) N-Tier
10 12 (2.82%) HoloLens
11 10 (2.35%) Internet of Things
12 9 (2.12%) Animation
13 8 (1.88%) Data Structures
14 7 (1.65%) Cyber Defence
14 7 (1.65%) Cyberthreat
15 6 (1.41%) CAN bus
15 6 (1.41%) iPhone
15 6 (1.41%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 139 (32.71%) Linux
2 93 (21.88%) Windows
3 41 (9.65%) Embedded Linux
4 29 (6.82%) Android
4 29 (6.82%) Unix
5 20 (4.71%) Apple iOS
6 14 (3.29%) Windows XP
7 8 (1.88%) Mac OS X
7 8 (1.88%) Windows 7
8 6 (1.41%) CentOS
8 6 (1.41%) Nucleus RTOS
8 6 (1.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (1.41%) Windows 8
8 6 (1.41%) Windows Mobile
9 4 (0.94%) Fedora
9 4 (0.94%) HPUX
9 4 (0.94%) Mac OS
9 4 (0.94%) Ubuntu
9 4 (0.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (0.94%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 202 (47.53%) Software Engineering
2 178 (41.88%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (30.35%) OO
4 94 (22.12%) Continuous Integration
5 84 (19.76%) Scrum
6 68 (16.00%) Validation
7 57 (13.41%) OOD
8 54 (12.71%) Unit Testing
9 50 (11.76%) Multithreading
9 50 (11.76%) SDLC
10 42 (9.88%) DevOps
11 33 (7.76%) TDD
11 33 (7.76%) UML
12 32 (7.53%) Concurrent Programming
12 32 (7.53%) Mentoring
12 32 (7.53%) MVVM
12 32 (7.53%) Software Testing
13 29 (6.82%) RUP
14 28 (6.59%) Test Scripting
15 27 (6.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 215 (50.59%) Java
2 160 (37.65%) C
3 147 (34.59%) C#
4 133 (31.29%) SQL
5 100 (23.53%) Python
6 74 (17.41%) PHP
7 58 (13.65%) JavaScript
8 54 (12.71%) Embedded C
9 48 (11.29%) Perl
10 38 (8.94%) T-SQL
11 32 (7.53%) PL/SQL
12 31 (7.29%) Embedded C++
13 24 (5.65%) Ruby
14 20 (4.71%) VB
15 15 (3.53%) PowerShell
16 13 (3.06%) Bash Shell
17 12 (2.82%) Go
18 10 (2.35%) MATLAB
18 10 (2.35%) VB6
19 5 (1.18%) R
Qualifications
1 125 (29.41%) Degree
2 33 (7.76%) Security Cleared
3 22 (5.18%) DV Cleared
4 18 (4.24%) PhD
5 17 (4.00%) HNC
6 15 (3.53%) HND
7 10 (2.35%) ISTQB
7 10 (2.35%) SC Cleared
8 8 (1.88%) ISEB
9 7 (1.65%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.71%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.24%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.24%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (6.35%) QA
2 4 (0.94%) ISO13485
3 3 (0.71%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.24%) MISRA
System Software
1 44 (10.35%) Firmware
2 17 (4.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 13 (3.06%) Hyper-V
4 6 (1.41%) Docker
5 4 (0.94%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.94%) vCloud
5 4 (0.94%) vSphere
6 2 (0.47%) HDFS
7 1 (0.24%) Apache Flume
7 1 (0.24%) Apache ZooKeeper
Systems Management
1 16 (3.76%) Puppet
2 12 (2.82%) Ansible
3 8 (1.88%) HP Quality Center
4 7 (1.65%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.41%) Terraform
6 1 (0.24%) Mesos
6 1 (0.24%) Oozie
Vendors
1 38 (8.94%) Microsoft
2 25 (5.88%) Oracle
3 17 (4.00%) VMware
4 12 (2.82%) HP
5 9 (2.12%) SAP
6 7 (1.65%) Google
7 6 (1.41%) Intel
7 6 (1.41%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.41%) Symbian
8 3 (0.71%) Cloudera
8 3 (0.71%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.47%) EMC
9 2 (0.47%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.47%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.24%) Apple
10 1 (0.24%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.24%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.24%) Freescale
10 1 (0.24%) Intel Security
10 1 (0.24%) Perforce
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Birkenhead, Merseyside
FT Select
Salary: Unspecified Competitive
Posted: 12 hours ago
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Essential Recruitment
Salary: bonus + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
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Salary: Excellent
Posted: 12 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
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FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 3 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Agile Recruitment Ltd
Salary: uncapped bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 6 days ago
Northwich
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
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Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + career progress and training
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £58000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
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Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
Posted: 18 days ago
Oldham
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Salary: Negotiable
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Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable, depending on experience
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