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

Location
3 months to
26 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 89 80 60
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 202 212 308
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.77% 3.05% 4.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 4.92% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 172 182 275
Average salary £38,500 £39,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.28% +18.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,550 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £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
3821 4305 4659
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 52.38% 61.97% 60.69%
Number of salaries quoted 3338 3751 4180
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 26 November 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 26 November 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 -24 110 £38,000 +8.57% 11
Cheshire +15 62 £40,000 -11.11% 14
Merseyside +32 23 £40,000 +14.28%
Lancashire -25 1 £25,000 -41.17% 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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++.

1 189 (51.50%) C#
2 137 (37.33%) Java
3 122 (33.24%) C
4 116 (31.61%) Linux
5 110 (29.97%) SQL
5 110 (29.97%) Agile Software Development
6 101 (27.52%) Windows
7 92 (25.07%) Software Engineering
8 91 (24.80%) .NET
9 90 (24.52%) OO
10 80 (21.80%) HTML
11 69 (18.80%) JavaScript
12 67 (18.26%) SQL Server
13 66 (17.98%) Web Services
14 64 (17.44%) Degree
15 58 (15.80%) Python
16 51 (13.90%) XML
17 46 (12.53%) QA
18 42 (11.44%) HTML5
19 41 (11.17%) CSS
19 41 (11.17%) Subversion
20 34 (9.26%) ASP.NET
21 33 (8.99%) PHP
22 32 (8.72%) Android
23 31 (8.45%) Apple iOS
24 30 (8.17%) Git (software)
24 30 (8.17%) Finance
24 30 (8.17%) Scrum
25 29 (7.90%) Retail
25 29 (7.90%) IIS

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

For the 6 months to 26 November 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 (7.90%) IIS
2 15 (4.09%) Node.js
3 9 (2.45%) Tomcat
3 9 (2.45%) WebSphere
4 7 (1.91%) WebLogic
4 7 (1.91%) SharePoint
4 7 (1.91%) Apache
5 5 (1.36%) nginx
6 4 (1.09%) WebSphere Application Server
6 4 (1.09%) JBoss
6 4 (1.09%) Flash Media Server
6 4 (1.09%) GlassFish
6 4 (1.09%) WordPress
7 2 (0.54%) Confluence
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 14 (3.81%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (1.63%) Sage 50
2 4 (1.09%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (3.81%) Microsoft Azure
2 11 (3.00%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.54%) SaaS
3 2 (0.54%) Route 53
3 2 (0.54%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 19 (5.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.81%) HTTP
3 11 (3.00%) HTTPS
4 6 (1.63%) ATM
5 5 (1.36%) VPN
6 2 (0.54%) Internet
6 2 (0.54%) PPTP
6 2 (0.54%) IPsec
6 2 (0.54%) iSCSI
6 2 (0.54%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.27%) OSPF
7 1 (0.27%) BGP
7 1 (0.27%) Intranet
7 1 (0.27%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 67 (18.26%) SQL Server
2 24 (6.54%) NoSQL
3 23 (6.27%) Big Data
4 17 (4.63%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 16 (4.36%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 11 (3.00%) MySQL
8 8 (2.18%) Crystal Reports
9 5 (1.36%) Hadoop
9 5 (1.36%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.36%) Amazon Redshift
10 4 (1.09%) Data Warehouse
11 3 (0.82%) SQLite
11 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2008
12 2 (0.54%) Informix
12 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.54%) Text Mining
12 2 (0.54%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.27%) Impala
13 1 (0.27%) SAP HANA
Development Applications
1 41 (11.17%) Subversion
2 30 (8.17%) Git (software)
3 29 (7.90%) Visual Studio
4 21 (5.72%) ClearCase
5 20 (5.45%) JUnit
6 18 (4.90%) Selenium
7 15 (4.09%) JIRA
8 11 (3.00%) NUnit
8 11 (3.00%) SoapUI
9 10 (2.72%) WebDriver
10 9 (2.45%) Eclipse
11 8 (2.18%) Cucumber
12 7 (1.91%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (1.36%) Ant
14 4 (1.09%) FlexUnit
14 4 (1.09%) Jenkins
15 3 (0.82%) eggPlant
15 3 (0.82%) Facilita Forecast
15 3 (0.82%) MSTest
15 3 (0.82%) Maven
General
1 30 (8.17%) Finance
2 29 (7.90%) Retail
3 26 (7.08%) Games
4 25 (6.81%) Banking
5 14 (3.81%) Retail Banking
6 7 (1.91%) Marketing
6 7 (1.91%) Back Office
6 7 (1.91%) Electronics
7 4 (1.09%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.82%) Advertising
8 3 (0.82%) Automotive
8 3 (0.82%) Law
8 3 (0.82%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.54%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.54%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
10 1 (0.27%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 200 (54.50%) Developer
2 77 (20.98%) C++ Developer
3 46 (12.53%) Software Engineer
4 39 (10.63%) Software Developer
5 33 (8.99%) Java Developer
6 32 (8.72%) Senior Developer
7 25 (6.81%) Tester
8 23 (6.27%) C# Developer
9 21 (5.72%) Technical Specialist
10 16 (4.36%) Analyst
11 14 (3.81%) .NET Developer
11 14 (3.81%) Automation Tester
12 13 (3.54%) C++ Software Developer
13 12 (3.27%) C++ Software Engineer
13 12 (3.27%) Java/J2EE Developer
14 11 (3.00%) Software Manager
14 11 (3.00%) PHP Developer
14 11 (3.00%) Programmer
15 10 (2.72%) Graduate
15 10 (2.72%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 91 (24.80%) .NET
2 80 (21.80%) HTML
3 66 (17.98%) Web Services
4 51 (13.90%) XML
5 42 (11.44%) HTML5
6 41 (11.17%) CSS
7 34 (9.26%) ASP.NET
8 22 (5.99%) Middleware
9 21 (5.72%) jQuery
10 20 (5.45%) XSLT
11 19 (5.18%) .NET Framework
12 18 (4.90%) CSS3
13 16 (4.36%) J2EE
14 15 (4.09%) SOAP
14 15 (4.09%) WPF
15 14 (3.81%) WebSockets
15 14 (3.81%) ASP.NET MVC
16 13 (3.54%) WinForms
16 13 (3.54%) Spring
17 12 (3.27%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 25 (6.81%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.54%) 3D Graphics
3 22 (5.99%) Client/Server
4 17 (4.63%) Mathematics
4 17 (4.63%) Animation
5 16 (4.36%) Analytical Skills
5 16 (4.36%) Algorithms
6 15 (4.09%) Enterprise Software
7 14 (3.81%) Mobile App
8 12 (3.27%) Embedded Systems
9 10 (2.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
10 9 (2.45%) User Experience
11 8 (2.18%) Online Games
12 5 (1.36%) Visualisation
13 4 (1.09%) Open Source
14 3 (0.82%) Life Science
15 2 (0.54%) Statistics
15 2 (0.54%) Neural Network
15 2 (0.54%) N-Tier
15 2 (0.54%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 116 (31.61%) Linux
2 101 (27.52%) Windows
3 32 (8.72%) Android
4 31 (8.45%) Apple iOS
5 15 (4.09%) Mac OS X
6 13 (3.54%) UNIX
7 3 (0.82%) VxWorks
7 3 (0.82%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.54%) Windows CE
8 2 (0.54%) Solaris
8 2 (0.54%) CentOS
9 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
9 1 (0.27%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 110 (29.97%) Agile Software Development
2 92 (25.07%) Software Engineering
3 90 (24.52%) OO
4 30 (8.17%) Scrum
5 28 (7.63%) OOD
6 27 (7.36%) OOP
7 25 (6.81%) SOA
8 23 (6.27%) Project Management
8 23 (6.27%) MVC
9 22 (5.99%) ITIL
10 19 (5.18%) Multithreading
11 17 (4.63%) Automated Testing
12 16 (4.36%) Incident Management
13 15 (4.09%) Unit Testing
14 14 (3.81%) Continuous Integration
14 14 (3.81%) E-Commerce
14 14 (3.81%) TDD
15 13 (3.54%) Software Testing
15 13 (3.54%) Test Automation
16 12 (3.27%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 189 (51.50%) C#
2 137 (37.33%) Java
3 122 (33.24%) C
4 110 (29.97%) SQL
5 69 (18.80%) JavaScript
6 58 (15.80%) Python
7 33 (8.99%) PHP
8 14 (3.81%) VB
9 11 (3.00%) T-SQL
10 10 (2.72%) VB.NET
10 10 (2.72%) Ruby
11 7 (1.91%) Assembly Language
11 7 (1.91%) Perl
12 6 (1.63%) Delphi
12 6 (1.63%) Ada
12 6 (1.63%) Uniface
13 4 (1.09%) Shell Script
13 4 (1.09%) X++
13 4 (1.09%) Embedded C++
14 3 (0.82%) Scala
Qualifications
1 64 (17.44%) Degree
2 6 (1.63%) Microsoft Certification
2 6 (1.63%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.36%) ISEB
4 4 (1.09%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.54%) OCPJP
5 2 (0.54%) PhD
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 46 (12.53%) QA
2 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 7 (1.91%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (1.36%) Hyper-V
2 5 (1.36%) XenApp
2 5 (1.36%) XenDesktop
2 5 (1.36%) Active Directory
2 5 (1.36%) Firmware
3 2 (0.54%) Squid
4 1 (0.27%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (0.82%) Puppet
2 1 (0.27%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.27%) Ansible
2 1 (0.27%) Salt
2 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 25 (6.81%) Microsoft
2 18 (4.90%) Oracle
3 8 (2.18%) Siemens
3 8 (2.18%) Wonderware
4 7 (1.91%) VMware
5 6 (1.63%) Sage
6 5 (1.36%) Citrix
7 4 (1.09%) Adobe
8 3 (0.82%) SAP
8 3 (0.82%) Perforce
9 2 (0.54%) TIBCO
9 2 (0.54%) Sony
9 2 (0.54%) Sybase
9 2 (0.54%) Atlassian
9 2 (0.54%) IBM
10 1 (0.27%) Twitter
10 1 (0.27%) Rackspace
10 1 (0.27%) Cognos
10 1 (0.27%) Informatica
10 1 (0.27%) Ab Initio
Manchester
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits & Bonus Package / Car Allowance
Posted: 9 hours ago
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £16000 - £22000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 hours ago
Cheshire
Intapeople
Salary: £20000 to £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stockport
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £35000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
People Source
Salary: £58000 - £65000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £45000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + benefits Package
Posted: Yesterday
Chester
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £70000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + bens
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Proteus Europe
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £15000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits, Training & Progression
Posted: 2 days ago
Lancashire
BAE Systems
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £18000 - £40000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: 3 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £18,000 to £35,000 per annum Excellent Training + Pension + Flexi
Posted: 5 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago