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

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 83 97 79
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 199 171 257
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.86% 2.64% 3.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 4.38% 5.31%
Number of salaries quoted 186 145 225
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £40,000
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
3509 3905 4838
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.45% 60.20% 61.74%
Number of salaries quoted 3107 3397 4307
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
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 30 January 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 30 January 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 +17 144 £36,000 -8.86% 42
Cheshire -5 39 £45,000 +5.88% 10
Merseyside +8 11 £32,500 -7.14% 1
Cumbria -2 2 £39,000 +11.42%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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++.

1 191 (50.93%) C#
2 183 (48.80%) Java
3 134 (35.73%) SQL
4 129 (34.40%) Linux
4 129 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
5 126 (33.60%) C
6 113 (30.13%) Windows
7 106 (28.27%) .NET
8 101 (26.93%) Software Engineering
9 95 (25.33%) HTML
10 94 (25.07%) Degree
11 92 (24.53%) OO
12 82 (21.87%) JavaScript
13 73 (19.47%) Web Services
14 70 (18.67%) SQL Server
15 63 (16.80%) XML
16 56 (14.93%) CSS
17 54 (14.40%) Python
18 47 (12.53%) ASP.NET
18 47 (12.53%) Apple iOS
19 46 (12.27%) Android
20 45 (12.00%) Scrum
20 45 (12.00%) Subversion
21 42 (11.20%) HTML5
22 39 (10.40%) OOP
23 37 (9.87%) QA
24 36 (9.60%) NoSQL
24 36 (9.60%) Big Data
24 36 (9.60%) Finance
25 35 (9.33%) jQuery

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

For the 6 months to 30 January 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 21 (5.60%) Node.js
2 18 (4.80%) IIS
3 17 (4.53%) WebSphere
4 15 (4.00%) WebLogic
5 10 (2.67%) nginx
5 10 (2.67%) WordPress
5 10 (2.67%) GlassFish
6 9 (2.40%) WebSphere Application Server
7 7 (1.87%) SharePoint
7 7 (1.87%) JBoss
8 6 (1.60%) Apache Pig
9 5 (1.33%) Apache
10 4 (1.07%) Flash Media Server
11 3 (0.80%) SAS
11 3 (0.80%) Tomcat
11 3 (0.80%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.27%) CloudStack
12 1 (0.27%) OpenStack
Applications
1 15 (4.00%) MS Excel
2 2 (0.53%) CINEMA 4D
2 2 (0.53%) MS Project
2 2 (0.53%) Maya
2 2 (0.53%) 3ds Max
3 1 (0.27%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 4 (1.07%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 20 (5.33%) Microsoft Azure
2 15 (4.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (0.27%) Amazon EC2
3 1 (0.27%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 21 (5.60%) TCP/IP
2 17 (4.53%) HTTP
3 12 (3.20%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.87%) IPsec
4 7 (1.87%) ATM
5 5 (1.33%) VPN
6 4 (1.07%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.80%) Internet
8 2 (0.53%) iSCSI
9 1 (0.27%) Intranet
9 1 (0.27%) Broadband
9 1 (0.27%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (18.67%) SQL Server
2 36 (9.60%) NoSQL
2 36 (9.60%) Big Data
3 27 (7.20%) MySQL
4 17 (4.53%) Relational Database
4 17 (4.53%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 15 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
6 14 (3.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 10 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
7 10 (2.67%) RDBMS
8 9 (2.40%) Data Warehouse
8 9 (2.40%) Hadoop
9 6 (1.60%) Apache Hive
10 5 (1.33%) SQLite
11 4 (1.07%) VLDB
12 3 (0.80%) HBase
12 3 (0.80%) SQL Server 2008
13 2 (0.53%) Impala
13 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 45 (12.00%) Subversion
2 31 (8.27%) Git (software)
3 30 (8.00%) Visual Studio
4 26 (6.93%) JUnit
4 26 (6.93%) NUnit
5 16 (4.27%) Eclipse
6 13 (3.47%) Maven
7 12 (3.20%) MSTest
7 12 (3.20%) ClearCase
8 11 (2.93%) Ant
9 9 (2.40%) Selenium
10 8 (2.13%) JIRA
10 8 (2.13%) Team Foundation Server
11 4 (1.07%) Jenkins
11 4 (1.07%) FlexUnit
12 2 (0.53%) Jasmine
12 2 (0.53%) FireMonkey
12 2 (0.53%) WebDriver
12 2 (0.53%) Cucumber
12 2 (0.53%) SoapUI
General
1 36 (9.60%) Finance
2 28 (7.47%) Retail
3 24 (6.40%) Banking
4 16 (4.27%) Games
5 14 (3.73%) Electronics
6 10 (2.67%) Marketing
6 10 (2.67%) Retail Banking
7 6 (1.60%) Manufacturing
8 3 (0.80%) Law
8 3 (0.80%) Telecoms
8 3 (0.80%) Advertising
9 2 (0.53%) Investment Banking
9 2 (0.53%) Financial Institution
10 1 (0.27%) Back Office
10 1 (0.27%) Automotive
10 1 (0.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.27%) Multimedia
10 1 (0.27%) Billing
10 1 (0.27%) Local Government
10 1 (0.27%) Arabic Language
Job Titles
1 194 (51.73%) Developer
2 55 (14.67%) C++ Developer
3 52 (13.87%) Software Engineer
4 38 (10.13%) Senior Developer
5 33 (8.80%) Software Developer
6 29 (7.73%) Java Developer
7 25 (6.67%) C# Developer
8 23 (6.13%) Tester
9 21 (5.60%) .NET Developer
10 18 (4.80%) Software Manager
11 17 (4.53%) Development Manager
12 15 (4.00%) Technical Specialist
13 13 (3.47%) Software Development Manager
13 13 (3.47%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (3.47%) Graduate
14 12 (3.20%) C++ Software Developer
15 11 (2.93%) Java/J2EE Developer
16 10 (2.67%) C Developer
16 10 (2.67%) Architect
16 10 (2.67%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 106 (28.27%) .NET
2 95 (25.33%) HTML
3 73 (19.47%) Web Services
4 63 (16.80%) XML
5 56 (14.93%) CSS
6 47 (12.53%) ASP.NET
7 42 (11.20%) HTML5
8 35 (9.33%) jQuery
9 28 (7.47%) .NET Framework
10 25 (6.67%) SOAP
10 25 (6.67%) CSS3
11 24 (6.40%) JMS
12 23 (6.13%) Spring
12 23 (6.13%) ASP.NET MVC
13 20 (5.33%) WebSockets
14 19 (5.07%) J2EE
14 19 (5.07%) Hibernate
15 18 (4.80%) Middleware
15 18 (4.80%) WebRTC
15 18 (4.80%) JSON
Miscellaneous
1 24 (6.40%) Enterprise Software
2 22 (5.87%) Computer Science
3 21 (5.60%) Analytical Skills
4 20 (5.33%) Client/Server
5 14 (3.73%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.47%) Mathematics
7 10 (2.67%) Open Source
7 10 (2.67%) 3D Graphics
8 9 (2.40%) Algorithms
8 9 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
9 8 (2.13%) Animation
9 8 (2.13%) User Experience
10 7 (1.87%) Cryptography
10 7 (1.87%) Visualisation
10 7 (1.87%) PKI
11 5 (1.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
12 4 (1.07%) Life Science
12 4 (1.07%) iPhone
12 4 (1.07%) iPad
13 3 (0.80%) Machine to Machine
Operating Systems
1 129 (34.40%) Linux
2 113 (30.13%) Windows
3 47 (12.53%) Apple iOS
4 46 (12.27%) Android
5 32 (8.53%) UNIX
6 13 (3.47%) Mac OS X
7 11 (2.93%) CentOS
8 4 (1.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.80%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.53%) Solaris
10 2 (0.53%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.53%) VxWorks
11 1 (0.27%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.27%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 129 (34.40%) Agile Software Development
2 101 (26.93%) Software Engineering
3 92 (24.53%) OO
4 45 (12.00%) Scrum
5 39 (10.40%) OOP
6 31 (8.27%) MVC
7 30 (8.00%) OOD
8 29 (7.73%) Multithreading
8 29 (7.73%) Unit Testing
8 29 (7.73%) Continuous Integration
9 26 (6.93%) TDD
10 18 (4.80%) SOA
10 18 (4.80%) Automated Testing
11 17 (4.53%) Technical Architecture
11 17 (4.53%) E-Commerce
12 15 (4.00%) UML
12 15 (4.00%) Web Development
13 13 (3.47%) Regression Testing
14 12 (3.20%) Software Testing
14 12 (3.20%) Incident Management
Programming Languages
1 191 (50.93%) C#
2 183 (48.80%) Java
3 134 (35.73%) SQL
4 126 (33.60%) C
5 82 (21.87%) JavaScript
6 54 (14.40%) Python
7 31 (8.27%) PHP
8 23 (6.13%) Ruby
9 20 (5.33%) VB
10 17 (4.53%) T-SQL
11 15 (4.00%) VB.NET
12 11 (2.93%) Perl
13 9 (2.40%) Shell Script
13 9 (2.40%) Embedded C++
14 8 (2.13%) Bash Shell
14 8 (2.13%) Scala
15 7 (1.87%) Embedded C
15 7 (1.87%) Assembly Language
15 7 (1.87%) Delphi
16 4 (1.07%) X++
Qualifications
1 94 (25.07%) Degree
2 6 (1.60%) Microsoft Certification
3 5 (1.33%) ISEB
4 4 (1.07%) PhD
5 2 (0.53%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.53%) HNC
5 2 (0.53%) HND
6 1 (0.27%) OCPJP
6 1 (0.27%) SAP Certification
6 1 (0.27%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 37 (9.87%) QA
2 2 (0.53%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.27%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (2.40%) Firmware
2 3 (0.80%) HDFS
2 3 (0.80%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.80%) Squid
Systems Management
1 9 (2.40%) Puppet
2 5 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.27%) MOM
3 1 (0.27%) Ansible
3 1 (0.27%) Salt
3 1 (0.27%) Hadoop YARN
Vendors
1 30 (8.00%) Microsoft
2 27 (7.20%) Oracle
3 8 (2.13%) Apple
4 5 (1.33%) Perforce
5 4 (1.07%) Red Hat
5 4 (1.07%) Adobe
6 3 (0.80%) Ab Initio
6 3 (0.80%) VMware
6 3 (0.80%) Teradata
6 3 (0.80%) Informatica
6 3 (0.80%) Siemens
6 3 (0.80%) Cognos
6 3 (0.80%) Wonderware
7 2 (0.53%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.53%) TIBCO
7 2 (0.53%) EMC
7 2 (0.53%) IBM
8 1 (0.27%) Sony
8 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.27%) Cisco
Nantwich, Cheshire
Digitech Resourcing Ltd
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
EasyWebRecruitment.com
Salary: £25,000-£35,000 PA, depending on experience
Posted: Yesterday
Runcorn, Cheshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Rullion IT Plus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Roc Search
Posted: 2 days ago
Chorley, Lancashire
Staffline Group PLC
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
TEKsystems
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Capita ITPS
Salary: £24000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + bens
Posted: 3 days ago
Greater Manchester
Intapeople
Salary: £34000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Webrecruit
Salary: £Competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £45000 - £53000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexible working hours
Posted: 5 days ago
Stockport, Lancashire
DAI Ltd
Salary: £24,000 - £38,000 per year
Posted: 10 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Coral Racing Ltd
Salary: Up to £18,000 per annum
Posted: 17 days ago
Runcorn, Cheshire
Intergraph (UK) Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 19 days ago