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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 112 91 50
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -41
Permanent jobs citing C++ 165 177 354
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.22% 2.57% 4.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.06% 4.38% 8.12%
Number of salaries quoted 150 168 309
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £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
4063 4037 4357
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.65% 58.59% 59.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3380 3605 3938
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 £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 2 September 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 2 September 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 -29 79 £40,000 +23.07% 16
Cheshire -15 38 £40,000 - 10
Merseyside +27 24 £27,500 -24.13% 4
Lancashire +2 18 £37,500 +25.00% 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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++.

1 145 (40.85%) Java
2 139 (39.15%) C#
3 126 (35.49%) C
4 112 (31.55%) Software Engineering
5 103 (29.01%) Linux
6 87 (24.51%) Windows
7 81 (22.82%) Python
8 77 (21.69%) .NET
9 70 (19.72%) OO
10 66 (18.59%) SQL
11 58 (16.34%) HTML
12 51 (14.37%) PHP
13 48 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
14 47 (13.24%) Android
15 46 (12.96%) JavaScript
16 44 (12.39%) QA
17 43 (12.11%) Subversion
17 43 (12.11%) 3D Graphics
17 43 (12.11%) Games
18 41 (11.55%) Degree
19 35 (9.86%) Web Services
19 35 (9.86%) XML
20 34 (9.58%) SQL Server
21 33 (9.30%) Apple iOS
22 31 (8.73%) HTML5
23 30 (8.45%) Mobile App
23 30 (8.45%) Perl
23 30 (8.45%) Mac OS X
23 30 (8.45%) Project Management
24 29 (8.17%) CSS

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 20 (5.63%) Tomcat
2 19 (5.35%) IIS
3 16 (4.51%) Apache
4 7 (1.97%) SAS
5 5 (1.41%) Node.js
6 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.85%) nginx
7 2 (0.56%) Confluence
7 2 (0.56%) Flash Media Server
7 2 (0.56%) WebLogic
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
Applications
1 16 (4.51%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.41%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (2.25%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.97%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.85%) Amazon ELB
4 2 (0.56%) Route 53
4 2 (0.56%) SaaS
5 1 (0.28%) PaaS
5 1 (0.28%) CloudFront
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
Communications & Networking
1 9 (2.54%) Internet
2 8 (2.25%) HTTP
2 8 (2.25%) VPN
3 5 (1.41%) HTTPS
3 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
4 3 (0.85%) ATM
4 3 (0.85%) iSCSI
4 3 (0.85%) Ethernet
4 3 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
5 2 (0.56%) OpenVPN
5 2 (0.56%) PPTP
5 2 (0.56%) IPsec
6 1 (0.28%) OSPF
6 1 (0.28%) BGP
6 1 (0.28%) Asterisk PBX
6 1 (0.28%) Broadband
6 1 (0.28%) VoIP
6 1 (0.28%) IPv4
6 1 (0.28%) IPv6
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (9.58%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.94%) PostgreSQL
3 13 (3.66%) MySQL
4 12 (3.38%) NoSQL
5 10 (2.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 8 (2.25%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (2.25%) Big Data
7 7 (1.97%) Hadoop
7 7 (1.97%) Crystal Reports
8 5 (1.41%) Informix
9 4 (1.13%) BusinessObjects
9 4 (1.13%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 11g
11 1 (0.28%) Amazon Redshift
Development Applications
1 43 (12.11%) Subversion
2 26 (7.32%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.92%) Visual Studio
4 18 (5.07%) Selenium
5 14 (3.94%) Cucumber
6 13 (3.66%) ClearCase
7 12 (3.38%) JIRA
7 12 (3.38%) SoapUI
8 10 (2.82%) WebDriver
9 9 (2.54%) JUnit
10 4 (1.13%) Hudson
10 4 (1.13%) SCons
10 4 (1.13%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.85%) eggPlant
11 3 (0.85%) Facilita Forecast
11 3 (0.85%) JMeter
12 2 (0.56%) Bugzilla
12 2 (0.56%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.56%) FlexUnit
12 2 (0.56%) PHPUnit
General
1 43 (12.11%) Games
2 21 (5.92%) Retail
3 19 (5.35%) Finance
4 15 (4.23%) Banking
5 9 (2.54%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.97%) Automotive
7 6 (1.69%) Back Office
8 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (0.85%) Marketing
9 2 (0.56%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Electronics
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 198 (55.77%) Developer
2 79 (22.25%) Software Engineer
3 71 (20.00%) C++ Developer
4 62 (17.46%) Software Developer
5 30 (8.45%) Java Developer
6 25 (7.04%) Mobile Developer
7 24 (6.76%) Analyst
8 23 (6.48%) C++ Software Developer
9 20 (5.63%) Senior Developer
9 20 (5.63%) Programmer
10 19 (5.35%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 18 (5.07%) C# Developer
12 16 (4.51%) C++ Software Engineer
12 16 (4.51%) Graduate
13 14 (3.94%) Automation Engineer
13 14 (3.94%) iOS Developer
14 13 (3.66%) Android Developer
14 13 (3.66%) Development Engineer
14 13 (3.66%) Senior Development Engineer
14 13 (3.66%) Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 77 (21.69%) .NET
2 58 (16.34%) HTML
3 35 (9.86%) Web Services
3 35 (9.86%) XML
4 31 (8.73%) HTML5
5 29 (8.17%) CSS
6 26 (7.32%) J2EE
7 25 (7.04%) OpenGL
8 21 (5.92%) Hibernate
8 21 (5.92%) Spring
9 15 (4.23%) Qt
9 15 (4.23%) ASP.NET
10 13 (3.66%) WPF
11 12 (3.38%) CSS3
11 12 (3.38%) STL
12 11 (3.10%) DirectX
13 10 (2.82%) Middleware
13 10 (2.82%) SOAP
13 10 (2.82%) WCF
14 9 (2.54%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 43 (12.11%) 3D Graphics
2 30 (8.45%) Mobile App
3 22 (6.20%) Enterprise Software
3 22 (6.20%) Computer Science
4 19 (5.35%) Mathematics
4 19 (5.35%) Animation
4 19 (5.35%) Blackberry
5 17 (4.79%) iPhone
6 12 (3.38%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 11 (3.10%) Client/Server
7 11 (3.10%) iPad
8 8 (2.25%) Streaming Media
9 7 (1.97%) Physics
9 7 (1.97%) Online Games
10 6 (1.69%) Open Source
10 6 (1.69%) Xbox
11 5 (1.41%) CUDA
12 4 (1.13%) Statistics
12 4 (1.13%) Neural Network
12 4 (1.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 103 (29.01%) Linux
2 87 (24.51%) Windows
3 47 (13.24%) Android
4 33 (9.30%) Apple iOS
5 30 (8.45%) Mac OS X
6 14 (3.94%) UNIX
7 5 (1.41%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
8 2 (0.56%) CentOS
8 2 (0.56%) Solaris
8 2 (0.56%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.56%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.56%) Debian
9 1 (0.28%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.28%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.28%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (31.55%) Software Engineering
2 70 (19.72%) OO
3 48 (13.52%) Agile Software Development
4 30 (8.45%) Project Management
5 26 (7.32%) Scrum
6 25 (7.04%) TDD
6 25 (7.04%) OOD
7 22 (6.20%) iOS Development
8 21 (5.92%) Android Development
9 20 (5.63%) SOA
9 20 (5.63%) Test Automation
10 17 (4.79%) OOP
11 16 (4.51%) CAD
11 16 (4.51%) Continuous Integration
12 15 (4.23%) ITIL
12 15 (4.23%) Time Management
13 14 (3.94%) Pair Programming
13 14 (3.94%) Software Testing
14 13 (3.66%) Test Scripting
14 13 (3.66%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 145 (40.85%) Java
2 139 (39.15%) C#
3 126 (35.49%) C
4 81 (22.82%) Python
5 66 (18.59%) SQL
6 51 (14.37%) PHP
7 46 (12.96%) JavaScript
8 30 (8.45%) Perl
9 21 (5.92%) Objective-C
10 19 (5.35%) Ruby
11 11 (3.10%) Ada
12 7 (1.97%) VB.NET
13 6 (1.69%) Uniface
13 6 (1.69%) Lua
13 6 (1.69%) GLSL
14 5 (1.41%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.13%) Golang
15 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 4 (1.13%) VC++
Qualifications
1 41 (11.55%) Degree
2 11 (3.10%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.97%) ISEB
5 4 (1.13%) HND
6 3 (0.85%) ISTQB
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 44 (12.39%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.66%) XenApp
1 13 (3.66%) XenDesktop
2 9 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.56%) Squid
4 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 2 (0.56%) Puppet
Vendors
1 26 (7.32%) Microsoft
2 15 (4.23%) Oracle
3 14 (3.94%) VMware
4 13 (3.66%) Citrix
5 11 (3.10%) Symbian
6 8 (2.25%) Wonderware
6 8 (2.25%) Siemens
7 7 (1.97%) Sony
7 7 (1.97%) Perforce
8 6 (1.69%) Sage
8 6 (1.69%) SAP
9 4 (1.13%) Business Objects
9 4 (1.13%) Progress
9 4 (1.13%) Google
10 3 (0.85%) JBoss
11 2 (0.56%) Adobe
11 2 (0.56%) Twitter
11 2 (0.56%) Cadence
11 2 (0.56%) Xilinx
11 2 (0.56%) Mentor Graphics
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