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

Location
3 months to
21 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 107 87 60
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -27
Permanent jobs citing C++ 169 189 301
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.26% 2.80% 4.14%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 4.58% 6.97%
Number of salaries quoted 142 168 268
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
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
4041 4126 4320
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 53.94% 61.09% 59.47%
Number of salaries quoted 3446 3626 3851
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 £46,000 £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 21 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 21 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 -33 93 £39,750 +20.45% 26
Cheshire -1 47 £40,000 -11.11% 17
Merseyside +38 23 £40,000 +14.28% 7
Lancashire -23 5 £37,000 -4.51% 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 21 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++.

1 179 (50.42%) C#
2 129 (36.34%) C
3 112 (31.55%) Java
4 109 (30.70%) Linux
5 99 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (26.76%) Software Engineering
7 94 (26.48%) SQL
8 93 (26.20%) Windows
9 92 (25.92%) .NET
10 82 (23.10%) OO
11 70 (19.72%) HTML
12 61 (17.18%) SQL Server
12 61 (17.18%) Python
13 57 (16.06%) Web Services
13 57 (16.06%) JavaScript
14 47 (13.24%) QA
15 46 (12.96%) Degree
16 44 (12.39%) XML
17 38 (10.70%) Games
17 38 (10.70%) Subversion
18 37 (10.42%) 3D Graphics
18 37 (10.42%) PHP
19 36 (10.14%) HTML5
20 33 (9.30%) CSS
21 31 (8.73%) ASP.NET
22 30 (8.45%) Visual Studio
22 30 (8.45%) OOD
22 30 (8.45%) Finance
22 30 (8.45%) Android
23 29 (8.17%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 21 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 29 (8.17%) IIS
2 13 (3.66%) Node.js
2 13 (3.66%) Tomcat
3 12 (3.38%) Apache
4 7 (1.97%) SharePoint
5 4 (1.13%) WebLogic
5 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.85%) Flash Media Server
6 3 (0.85%) JBoss
6 3 (0.85%) SAS
7 2 (0.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) WordPress
8 1 (0.28%) GlassFish
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
8 1 (0.28%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 16 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.13%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 12 (3.38%) Microsoft Azure
2 9 (2.54%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.56%) Route 53
3 2 (0.56%) SaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 13 (3.66%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.54%) HTTP
3 8 (2.25%) VPN
4 6 (1.69%) HTTPS
5 5 (1.41%) ATM
6 2 (0.56%) Ethernet
6 2 (0.56%) PPTP
6 2 (0.56%) Internet
6 2 (0.56%) IPsec
6 2 (0.56%) Fibre Channel
6 2 (0.56%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.56%) iSCSI
7 1 (0.28%) Intranet
7 1 (0.28%) BGP
7 1 (0.28%) OSPF
7 1 (0.28%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (17.18%) SQL Server
2 19 (5.35%) NoSQL
3 15 (4.23%) Big Data
3 15 (4.23%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 12 (3.38%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 11 (3.10%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.25%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (2.25%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.97%) MySQL
8 5 (1.41%) Relational Database
9 3 (0.85%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.56%) Informix
11 1 (0.28%) Riak
11 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.28%) Text Mining
11 1 (0.28%) DTS
11 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 38 (10.70%) Subversion
2 30 (8.45%) Visual Studio
3 25 (7.04%) Git (software)
4 20 (5.63%) ClearCase
5 17 (4.79%) Selenium
6 12 (3.38%) JIRA
7 11 (3.10%) SoapUI
7 11 (3.10%) JUnit
8 10 (2.82%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.54%) Cucumber
10 7 (1.97%) Eclipse
11 6 (1.69%) NUnit
12 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
13 3 (0.85%) FlexUnit
13 3 (0.85%) eggPlant
13 3 (0.85%) Facilita Forecast
13 3 (0.85%) JMeter
13 3 (0.85%) Maven
14 2 (0.56%) Ant
14 2 (0.56%) Jenkins
General
1 38 (10.70%) Games
2 30 (8.45%) Finance
3 26 (7.32%) Retail
4 22 (6.20%) Banking
5 14 (3.94%) Retail Banking
6 8 (2.25%) Automotive
7 7 (1.97%) Back Office
8 6 (1.69%) Marketing
9 4 (1.13%) Electronics
10 3 (0.85%) Advertising
10 3 (0.85%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.56%) Manufacturing
11 2 (0.56%) Online Betting
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 210 (59.15%) Developer
2 87 (24.51%) C++ Developer
3 60 (16.90%) Software Engineer
4 58 (16.34%) Software Developer
5 28 (7.89%) Java Developer
6 27 (7.61%) Senior Developer
7 24 (6.76%) C++ Software Developer
8 22 (6.20%) C# Developer
9 21 (5.92%) Technical Specialist
10 19 (5.35%) Analyst
11 17 (4.79%) Programmer
12 15 (4.23%) Tester
13 13 (3.66%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 12 (3.38%) C++ Software Engineer
14 12 (3.38%) PHP Developer
14 12 (3.38%) .NET Developer
15 11 (3.10%) Automation Tester
15 11 (3.10%) C# Software Engineer
16 10 (2.82%) Automation Engineer
16 10 (2.82%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (25.92%) .NET
2 70 (19.72%) HTML
3 57 (16.06%) Web Services
4 44 (12.39%) XML
5 36 (10.14%) HTML5
6 33 (9.30%) CSS
7 31 (8.73%) ASP.NET
8 23 (6.48%) OpenGL
9 21 (5.92%) Middleware
10 17 (4.79%) XSLT
11 16 (4.51%) Spring
12 15 (4.23%) WPF
12 15 (4.23%) jQuery
12 15 (4.23%) .NET Framework
12 15 (4.23%) Qt
12 15 (4.23%) CSS3
12 15 (4.23%) Hibernate
12 15 (4.23%) J2EE
13 12 (3.38%) SOAP
13 12 (3.38%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 37 (10.42%) 3D Graphics
2 25 (7.04%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.92%) Enterprise Software
4 20 (5.63%) Client/Server
5 18 (5.07%) Mobile App
6 17 (4.79%) Algorithms
7 16 (4.51%) Mathematics
8 15 (4.23%) Animation
9 14 (3.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 11 (3.10%) Embedded Systems
10 11 (3.10%) Analytical Skills
11 10 (2.82%) iPhone
12 8 (2.25%) User Experience
12 8 (2.25%) Online Games
13 6 (1.69%) Xbox
14 4 (1.13%) CUDA
14 4 (1.13%) iPad
14 4 (1.13%) Visualisation
14 4 (1.13%) Open Source
15 3 (0.85%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 109 (30.70%) Linux
2 93 (26.20%) Windows
3 30 (8.45%) Android
4 24 (6.76%) Apple iOS
5 19 (5.35%) Mac OS X
6 10 (2.82%) UNIX
7 2 (0.56%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.56%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.56%) Solaris
7 2 (0.56%) Embedded Linux
7 2 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 99 (27.89%) Agile Software Development
2 95 (26.76%) Software Engineering
3 82 (23.10%) OO
4 30 (8.45%) OOD
5 26 (7.32%) Scrum
6 24 (6.76%) SOA
7 23 (6.48%) Project Management
8 22 (6.20%) OOP
8 22 (6.20%) TDD
8 22 (6.20%) Multithreading
9 21 (5.92%) MVC
9 21 (5.92%) ITIL
10 17 (4.79%) Continuous Integration
11 16 (4.51%) CAD
12 15 (4.23%) Incident Management
12 15 (4.23%) Test Automation
13 14 (3.94%) Automated Testing
13 14 (3.94%) Software Testing
14 12 (3.38%) Regression Testing
14 12 (3.38%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 179 (50.42%) C#
2 129 (36.34%) C
3 112 (31.55%) Java
4 94 (26.48%) SQL
5 61 (17.18%) Python
6 57 (16.06%) JavaScript
7 37 (10.42%) PHP
8 17 (4.79%) Perl
9 11 (3.10%) Ada
10 10 (2.82%) VB
10 10 (2.82%) VB.NET
11 9 (2.54%) Ruby
11 9 (2.54%) T-SQL
12 6 (1.69%) Assembly Language
12 6 (1.69%) Uniface
12 6 (1.69%) GLSL
13 5 (1.41%) PowerShell
13 5 (1.41%) Lua
13 5 (1.41%) Objective-C
13 5 (1.41%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 46 (12.96%) Degree
2 11 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 6 (1.69%) ISEB
4 6 (1.69%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (0.85%) HND
6 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.28%) PhD
7 1 (0.28%) SAP Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 47 (13.24%) QA
2 2 (0.56%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.28%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (2.82%) XenApp
1 10 (2.82%) XenDesktop
2 7 (1.97%) Hyper-V
2 7 (1.97%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (1.97%) Active Directory
3 3 (0.85%) Firmware
4 2 (0.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
2 1 (0.28%) Salt
2 1 (0.28%) Mesos
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 28 (7.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (2.82%) Citrix
2 10 (2.82%) Oracle
2 10 (2.82%) VMware
3 8 (2.25%) Siemens
3 8 (2.25%) Wonderware
4 7 (1.97%) Sony
5 6 (1.69%) Sage
6 3 (0.85%) Perforce
6 3 (0.85%) SAP
6 3 (0.85%) Adobe
7 2 (0.56%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.56%) Sybase
7 2 (0.56%) Cadence
7 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
7 2 (0.56%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.56%) Mentor Graphics
7 2 (0.56%) Altera
7 2 (0.56%) Lattice Semiconductor
7 2 (0.56%) Synopsys
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cheadle, Cheshire
Avecto Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + BUPA + Dental + Life Ins +
Posted: 3 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £28000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Avecto Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Cheshire
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £26000.00 - £36000.00 per annum + Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 PA, depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 3 days ago
Northwich, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Circle Recruitment
Posted: 3 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Crewe, Cheshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Roc Search
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