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

Location
3 months to
17 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 113 90 57
Rank change year-on-year
-23 -33
Permanent jobs citing C++ 160 175 321
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.20% 2.54% 4.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 4.29% 7.29%
Number of salaries quoted 143 166 282
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,950 £26,000 £24,100
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
3975 4076 4406
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 54.59% 59.13% 59.65%
Number of salaries quoted 3327 3629 3960
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 £39,000 £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 17 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 17 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 -23 82 £40,000 +23.07% 28
Cheshire -8 37 £40,000 - 19
Merseyside +17 25 £35,000 -6.66% 2
Lancashire -8 15 £37,500 - 8
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 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++.

1 151 (42.66%) C#
2 130 (36.72%) Java
3 124 (35.03%) C
4 102 (28.81%) Software Engineering
5 100 (28.25%) Linux
6 91 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
7 87 (24.58%) Windows
8 78 (22.03%) .NET
9 76 (21.47%) SQL
10 75 (21.19%) OO
11 70 (19.77%) Python
12 62 (17.51%) HTML
13 48 (13.56%) JavaScript
14 45 (12.71%) PHP
15 44 (12.43%) Games
16 43 (12.15%) SQL Server
16 43 (12.15%) Subversion
17 42 (11.86%) Web Services
17 42 (11.86%) Degree
17 42 (11.86%) QA
17 42 (11.86%) Android
18 40 (11.30%) 3D Graphics
19 38 (10.73%) XML
20 33 (9.32%) CSS
21 30 (8.47%) HTML5
21 30 (8.47%) Apple iOS
22 29 (8.19%) Perl
23 28 (7.91%) Scrum
24 27 (7.63%) OOD
25 26 (7.34%) J2EE

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

For the 6 months to 17 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 22 (6.21%) IIS
2 18 (5.08%) Tomcat
3 15 (4.24%) Apache
4 8 (2.26%) Node.js
5 4 (1.13%) SAS
5 4 (1.13%) WebSphere
6 3 (0.85%) Flash Media Server
6 3 (0.85%) WebLogic
7 2 (0.56%) nginx
7 2 (0.56%) Confluence
8 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.28%) OpenStack
8 1 (0.28%) CloudStack
Applications
1 17 (4.80%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.56%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 6 (1.69%) Sage 50
2 2 (0.56%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
2 6 (1.69%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) SaaS
3 2 (0.56%) Route 53
3 2 (0.56%) Amazon ELB
4 1 (0.28%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.28%) PaaS
4 1 (0.28%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 8 (2.26%) VPN
2 7 (1.98%) HTTP
3 6 (1.69%) Internet
4 5 (1.41%) TCP/IP
5 4 (1.13%) HTTPS
6 3 (0.85%) iSCSI
6 3 (0.85%) Ethernet
6 3 (0.85%) Fibre Channel
7 2 (0.56%) OpenVPN
7 2 (0.56%) PPTP
7 2 (0.56%) IPsec
7 2 (0.56%) ATM
8 1 (0.28%) Broadband
8 1 (0.28%) OSPF
8 1 (0.28%) BGP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (12.15%) SQL Server
2 16 (4.52%) NoSQL
3 14 (3.95%) PostgreSQL
4 12 (3.39%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (3.11%) MySQL
6 10 (2.82%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 10 (2.82%) Big Data
7 8 (2.26%) Hadoop
8 7 (1.98%) Crystal Reports
9 6 (1.69%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.28%) MongoDB
11 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
11 1 (0.28%) SAP HANA
11 1 (0.28%) Riak
11 1 (0.28%) Informix
11 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 10g
11 1 (0.28%) BusinessObjects
Development Applications
1 43 (12.15%) Subversion
2 26 (7.34%) Git (software)
3 23 (6.50%) Visual Studio
4 17 (4.80%) Selenium
5 15 (4.24%) ClearCase
6 12 (3.39%) JIRA
6 12 (3.39%) SoapUI
7 10 (2.82%) Cucumber
7 10 (2.82%) WebDriver
8 9 (2.54%) JUnit
9 4 (1.13%) NUnit
10 3 (0.85%) Maven
10 3 (0.85%) FlexUnit
10 3 (0.85%) JMeter
10 3 (0.85%) Eclipse
10 3 (0.85%) Hudson
10 3 (0.85%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.85%) eggPlant
10 3 (0.85%) Facilita Forecast
11 2 (0.56%) FireMonkey
General
1 44 (12.43%) Games
2 23 (6.50%) Retail
3 18 (5.08%) Banking
3 18 (5.08%) Finance
4 11 (3.11%) Retail Banking
5 7 (1.98%) Automotive
6 6 (1.69%) Back Office
7 5 (1.41%) Marketing
8 3 (0.85%) Pharmaceutical
9 2 (0.56%) Online Betting
9 2 (0.56%) Electronics
9 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.28%) Law
10 1 (0.28%) Manufacturing
10 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.28%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 206 (58.19%) Developer
2 77 (21.75%) C++ Developer
3 74 (20.90%) Software Engineer
4 63 (17.80%) Software Developer
5 29 (8.19%) Java Developer
6 24 (6.78%) C++ Software Developer
6 24 (6.78%) Senior Developer
7 23 (6.50%) Analyst
8 22 (6.21%) Programmer
9 20 (5.65%) C# Developer
9 20 (5.65%) Mobile Developer
10 18 (5.08%) Java/J2EE Developer
11 15 (4.24%) Technical Specialist
12 14 (3.95%) C++ Software Engineer
12 14 (3.95%) Automation Engineer
13 13 (3.67%) Development Engineer
13 13 (3.67%) Senior Development Engineer
13 13 (3.67%) Graduate
14 12 (3.39%) C# Software Engineer
14 12 (3.39%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 78 (22.03%) .NET
2 62 (17.51%) HTML
3 42 (11.86%) Web Services
4 38 (10.73%) XML
5 33 (9.32%) CSS
6 30 (8.47%) HTML5
7 26 (7.34%) J2EE
8 23 (6.50%) OpenGL
9 21 (5.93%) Hibernate
9 21 (5.93%) Spring
10 18 (5.08%) ASP.NET
11 15 (4.24%) Qt
12 14 (3.95%) CSS3
12 14 (3.95%) WPF
13 12 (3.39%) Middleware
13 12 (3.39%) STL
14 11 (3.11%) DirectX
14 11 (3.11%) XSLT
15 10 (2.82%) SOAP
15 10 (2.82%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 40 (11.30%) 3D Graphics
2 26 (7.34%) Mobile App
3 23 (6.50%) Enterprise Software
4 22 (6.21%) Computer Science
5 16 (4.52%) Mathematics
5 16 (4.52%) Animation
5 16 (4.52%) iPhone
5 16 (4.52%) Blackberry
6 15 (4.24%) Client/Server
7 13 (3.67%) Analytical Skills
8 12 (3.39%) User Experience
8 12 (3.39%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
9 10 (2.82%) iPad
10 8 (2.26%) Online Games
11 7 (1.98%) Embedded Systems
12 6 (1.69%) Xbox
13 5 (1.41%) Open Source
13 5 (1.41%) CUDA
14 4 (1.13%) Physics
14 4 (1.13%) Neural Network
Operating Systems
1 100 (28.25%) Linux
2 87 (24.58%) Windows
3 42 (11.86%) Android
4 30 (8.47%) Apple iOS
5 24 (6.78%) Mac OS X
6 14 (3.95%) UNIX
7 2 (0.56%) CentOS
7 2 (0.56%) Mac OS
7 2 (0.56%) Windows 7
7 2 (0.56%) Windows CE
7 2 (0.56%) VxWorks
7 2 (0.56%) Debian
7 2 (0.56%) Solaris
8 1 (0.28%) VMS
8 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (28.81%) Software Engineering
2 91 (25.71%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (21.19%) OO
4 28 (7.91%) Scrum
5 27 (7.63%) OOD
6 24 (6.78%) Project Management
7 23 (6.50%) TDD
8 22 (6.21%) SOA
9 19 (5.37%) OOP
9 19 (5.37%) iOS Development
10 18 (5.08%) Android Development
10 18 (5.08%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (5.08%) Test Automation
11 17 (4.80%) ITIL
12 16 (4.52%) CAD
12 16 (4.52%) MVC
13 15 (4.24%) Software Testing
14 13 (3.67%) Web Development
14 13 (3.67%) Test Management
14 13 (3.67%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 151 (42.66%) C#
2 130 (36.72%) Java
3 124 (35.03%) C
4 76 (21.47%) SQL
5 70 (19.77%) Python
6 48 (13.56%) JavaScript
7 45 (12.71%) PHP
8 29 (8.19%) Perl
9 16 (4.52%) Objective-C
9 16 (4.52%) Ruby
10 11 (3.11%) Ada
11 10 (2.82%) VB.NET
12 7 (1.98%) Lua
13 6 (1.69%) Uniface
13 6 (1.69%) GLSL
13 6 (1.69%) T-SQL
14 5 (1.41%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.13%) VC++
15 4 (1.13%) PowerShell
15 4 (1.13%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 42 (11.86%) Degree
2 11 (3.11%) Security Cleared
3 9 (2.54%) SC Cleared
4 7 (1.98%) ISEB
5 4 (1.13%) HND
6 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.56%) OCPJP
7 1 (0.28%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 42 (11.86%) QA
2 3 (0.85%) PCI DSS
3 1 (0.28%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 13 (3.67%) XenApp
1 13 (3.67%) XenDesktop
2 9 (2.54%) Active Directory
2 9 (2.54%) VMware Infrastructure
2 9 (2.54%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.56%) Squid
Systems Management
1 3 (0.85%) Puppet
2 1 (0.28%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.28%) Ansible
2 1 (0.28%) Salt
Vendors
1 24 (6.78%) Microsoft
2 13 (3.67%) Citrix
2 13 (3.67%) VMware
3 12 (3.39%) Oracle
4 9 (2.54%) Symbian
5 8 (2.26%) Siemens
5 8 (2.26%) Wonderware
6 7 (1.98%) Sony
7 6 (1.69%) Sage
7 6 (1.69%) Perforce
8 4 (1.13%) JBoss
9 3 (0.85%) SAP
9 3 (0.85%) Adobe
10 2 (0.56%) Cadence
10 2 (0.56%) Google
10 2 (0.56%) Twitter
10 2 (0.56%) Xilinx
10 2 (0.56%) Mentor Graphics
10 2 (0.56%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.56%) Altera
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Bonus + Share Scheme + Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Aria Select Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
beITrecruitment Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Auburn Rose
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Pro-Quest Resourcing Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 Per Annum
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Warrington, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 35,000 + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Macclesfield, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £25000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, Flexi-time, Training
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £36000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Knutsford, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + package/pension/bonus/health
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £44000 per annum + package
Posted: 2 days ago
Greater Manchester
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 PA, depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £33000 - £44000 per annum + car, pension, bonus
Posted: 4 days ago
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum £25,000 to £35,000 + Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago