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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 93 112 87
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -25
Permanent jobs citing C++ 192 164 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.86% 2.23% 2.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.64% 4.09% 4.46%
Number of salaries quoted 185 150 170
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,300 £28,500 £23,850
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
3404 4008 4015
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.62% 54.61% 58.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2920 3335 3576
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £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 August 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 August 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 +51 153 £37,500 -6.25% 15
Cheshire -2 30 £40,000 - 7
Lancashire -9 5 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Merseyside -13 3 £37,500 +36.36%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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++.

1 205 (52.70%) Java
2 177 (45.50%) Software Engineering
3 167 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
4 136 (34.96%) C
5 126 (32.39%) C#
6 120 (30.85%) Linux
7 117 (30.08%) SQL
8 106 (27.25%) Degree
9 104 (26.74%) Windows
10 90 (23.14%) .NET
11 84 (21.59%) OO
11 84 (21.59%) TDD
12 82 (21.08%) Scrum
13 79 (20.31%) SQL Server
14 74 (19.02%) HTML
15 72 (18.51%) XML
16 66 (16.97%) PHP
17 62 (15.94%) Python
18 54 (13.88%) JavaScript
18 54 (13.88%) Finance
19 53 (13.62%) Web Services
19 53 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
19 53 (13.62%) SDLC
20 51 (13.11%) Apple iOS
20 51 (13.11%) REST
21 50 (12.85%) Mobile App
22 49 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
22 49 (12.60%) Android
22 49 (12.60%) UNIX
23 48 (12.34%) SOAP

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 13 (3.34%) SharePoint
2 11 (2.83%) WebSphere
2 11 (2.83%) WordPress
3 7 (1.80%) GlassFish
3 7 (1.80%) WebLogic
4 6 (1.54%) Node.js
5 4 (1.03%) WebSphere Transformation Extender
5 4 (1.03%) SAS
6 3 (0.77%) JBoss
6 3 (0.77%) nginx
6 3 (0.77%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.51%) Apache
8 1 (0.26%) Tomcat
8 1 (0.26%) CMS
8 1 (0.26%) Umbraco
8 1 (0.26%) Sitecore CMS
Applications
1 24 (6.17%) MS Excel
2 6 (1.54%) MS Project
3 4 (1.03%) MS Office
4 3 (0.77%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 1 (0.26%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.26%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.63%) Amazon AWS
2 15 (3.86%) Route 53
2 15 (3.86%) Amazon ELB
3 2 (0.51%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.51%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.26%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 25 (6.43%) VPN
2 18 (4.63%) HTTP
3 15 (3.86%) OpenVPN
3 15 (3.86%) PPTP
3 15 (3.86%) IPsec
4 12 (3.08%) UMTS
4 12 (3.08%) GPRS
5 10 (2.57%) Network Security
6 9 (2.31%) Internet
7 8 (2.06%) DVB
7 8 (2.06%) VoIP
7 8 (2.06%) WLAN
7 8 (2.06%) GSM
7 8 (2.06%) Bluetooth
7 8 (2.06%) NFC
7 8 (2.06%) Wi-Fi
8 4 (1.03%) Unified Communications
9 2 (0.51%) Wireless
9 2 (0.51%) LAN
10 1 (0.26%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 79 (20.31%) SQL Server
2 46 (11.83%) MySQL
3 30 (7.71%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.43%) RDBMS
5 11 (2.83%) Big Data
6 8 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (2.06%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.06%) Hadoop
6 8 (2.06%) Apache Hive
7 6 (1.54%) MongoDB
7 6 (1.54%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 6 (1.54%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 6 (1.54%) SQL Server 2008
8 5 (1.29%) NoSQL
9 3 (0.77%) Redis
9 3 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
9 3 (0.77%) Data Warehouse
9 3 (0.77%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.51%) DB2
11 1 (0.26%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 44 (11.31%) Visual Studio
2 34 (8.74%) Subversion
3 26 (6.68%) Git (software)
4 24 (6.17%) Maven
5 23 (5.91%) JUnit
6 22 (5.66%) NUnit
6 22 (5.66%) MSTest
7 18 (4.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 12 (3.08%) Selenium
9 11 (2.83%) JIRA
9 11 (2.83%) LoadRunner
10 9 (2.31%) Xcode
11 8 (2.06%) Jenkins
12 7 (1.80%) Ant
12 7 (1.80%) Eclipse
13 5 (1.29%) Hudson
14 4 (1.03%) PHPUnit
15 3 (0.77%) WinDbg
15 3 (0.77%) InstallShield
16 2 (0.51%) AppScan
General
1 54 (13.88%) Finance
2 42 (10.80%) Retail
3 41 (10.54%) Games
4 24 (6.17%) Banking
5 11 (2.83%) Manufacturing
6 10 (2.57%) Electronics
7 9 (2.31%) Automotive
8 8 (2.06%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.54%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.29%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.29%) Marketing
11 4 (1.03%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.77%) Law
13 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
13 2 (0.51%) Advertising
13 2 (0.51%) Publishing
14 1 (0.26%) Military
14 1 (0.26%) Avionics
14 1 (0.26%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 161 (41.39%) Developer
2 117 (30.08%) Software Engineer
3 55 (14.14%) Software Developer
4 35 (9.00%) C++ Developer
5 28 (7.20%) Java Developer
5 28 (7.20%) Graduate
6 18 (4.63%) C++ Software Developer
6 18 (4.63%) Graduate Developer
7 17 (4.37%) iOS Developer
8 16 (4.11%) Consultant
9 15 (3.86%) Graduate Software Developer
9 15 (3.86%) C++ Software Engineer
9 15 (3.86%) DevOps Engineer
10 14 (3.60%) C# Software Engineer
11 13 (3.34%) Software Consultant
11 13 (3.34%) .NET Software Engineer
12 12 (3.08%) Mobile Developer
12 12 (3.08%) Development Manager
12 12 (3.08%) Senior Developer
13 11 (2.83%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (23.14%) .NET
2 74 (19.02%) HTML
3 72 (18.51%) XML
4 53 (13.62%) Web Services
5 51 (13.11%) REST
6 48 (12.34%) SOAP
7 39 (10.03%) CSS
8 34 (8.74%) J2EE
9 33 (8.48%) Spring
10 32 (8.23%) JSON
10 32 (8.23%) WPF
11 31 (7.97%) JMS
11 31 (7.97%) ASP.NET
12 29 (7.46%) OpenGL
13 28 (7.20%) WCF
14 27 (6.94%) RabbitMQ
15 26 (6.68%) LAMP
15 26 (6.68%) Hibernate
16 25 (6.43%) WSDL
17 24 (6.17%) ActiveMQ
Miscellaneous
1 53 (13.62%) Analytical Skills
2 50 (12.85%) Mobile App
3 43 (11.05%) Computer Science
4 34 (8.74%) iPhone
5 29 (7.46%) Mathematics
6 26 (6.68%) Enterprise Software
7 23 (5.91%) 3D Graphics
8 18 (4.63%) iPad
9 17 (4.37%) Cryptography
10 15 (3.86%) PKI
10 15 (3.86%) Animation
11 13 (3.34%) Physics
11 13 (3.34%) User Experience
12 12 (3.08%) Client/Server
12 12 (3.08%) Algorithms
13 11 (2.83%) Blackberry
13 11 (2.83%) Management Information System
14 10 (2.57%) Mainframe
14 10 (2.57%) Device Driver
15 9 (2.31%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 120 (30.85%) Linux
2 104 (26.74%) Windows
3 51 (13.11%) Apple iOS
4 49 (12.60%) UNIX
4 49 (12.60%) Android
5 22 (5.66%) Windows Mobile
6 19 (4.88%) CentOS
7 11 (2.83%) Windows Phone
8 10 (2.57%) Mac OS X
9 8 (2.06%) Windows CE
9 8 (2.06%) Nucleus RTOS
9 8 (2.06%) Windows 8
9 8 (2.06%) Windows 7
10 5 (1.29%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (1.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 4 (1.03%) HPUX
11 4 (1.03%) Windows XP
12 3 (0.77%) Debian
13 1 (0.26%) FreeBSD
13 1 (0.26%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 177 (45.50%) Software Engineering
2 167 (42.93%) Agile Software Development
3 84 (21.59%) TDD
3 84 (21.59%) OO
4 82 (21.08%) Scrum
5 53 (13.62%) SDLC
6 49 (12.60%) Continuous Integration
7 37 (9.51%) DevOps
8 36 (9.25%) Unit Testing
9 34 (8.74%) UML
10 33 (8.48%) iOS Development
11 32 (8.23%) Continuous Delivery
12 31 (7.97%) BDD
12 31 (7.97%) Continuous Improvement
12 31 (7.97%) Multithreading
13 29 (7.46%) Project Management
14 26 (6.68%) OOP
14 26 (6.68%) E-Commerce
14 26 (6.68%) Mobile Application Development
15 24 (6.17%) Project Planning
Programming Languages
1 205 (52.70%) Java
2 136 (34.96%) C
3 126 (32.39%) C#
4 117 (30.08%) SQL
5 66 (16.97%) PHP
6 62 (15.94%) Python
7 54 (13.88%) JavaScript
8 26 (6.68%) Objective-C
9 21 (5.40%) Bash Shell
10 18 (4.63%) VB
11 17 (4.37%) PL/SQL
12 13 (3.34%) T-SQL
12 13 (3.34%) Perl
13 12 (3.08%) Ruby
14 11 (2.83%) VC++
15 10 (2.57%) Embedded C
15 10 (2.57%) Scala
16 7 (1.80%) Embedded C++
16 7 (1.80%) VB.NET
17 6 (1.54%) VBA
Qualifications
1 106 (27.25%) Degree
2 9 (2.31%) ISEB
3 3 (0.77%) HNC
3 3 (0.77%) HND
3 3 (0.77%) PRINCE2 Certification
4 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.26%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.26%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.08%) QA
2 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 17799
2 4 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 4 (1.03%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 1 (0.26%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (5.91%) Docker
2 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 1 (0.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 33 (8.48%) Puppet
2 24 (6.17%) Vagrant
3 8 (2.06%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.26%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 47 (12.08%) Oracle
2 34 (8.74%) Microsoft
3 18 (4.63%) Symbian
4 12 (3.08%) HP
5 7 (1.80%) Capita
6 6 (1.54%) SAP
7 5 (1.29%) IBM
8 4 (1.03%) webMethods
8 4 (1.03%) Perforce
8 4 (1.03%) Software AG
8 4 (1.03%) MuleSoft
9 3 (0.77%) Apple
10 2 (0.51%) Cisco
10 2 (0.51%) McAfee
11 1 (0.26%) InterSystems
11 1 (0.26%) Alterian
11 1 (0.26%) Sitecore
11 1 (0.26%) Sybase
11 1 (0.26%) Red Hat
Frodsham, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Hays Finance Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £55000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Axica Recruitment
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £25000 per annum + Bonus, Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £80000 - £120000 per annum + personalised hardware + more
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Pension + Best Training + Flexi Work
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 3 days ago
Burnley
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £18000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Runcorn
Sanderson
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 15 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Computer Sciences Corporation
Posted: 15 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire, Greater Manchester
Actis Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £35,000 to £45,000 + excellent benefits package
Posted: 16 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £46000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Cheshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £44000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago