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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 78 101 69
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -32
Permanent jobs citing C++ 205 163 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.99% 2.44% 3.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 4.16% 5.83%
Number of salaries quoted 193 141 216
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 £29,750 £30,000 £23,100
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £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
3439 3914 4441
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 50.22% 58.61% 59.75%
Number of salaries quoted 3002 3392 3887
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 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 4 March 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 +39 165 £37,500 -3.84% 36
Cheshire -19 27 £46,250 +12.12% 8
Merseyside +1 11 £32,500 -7.14%
Cumbria -3 2 £39,000 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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++.

1 208 (50.49%) Java
2 202 (49.03%) C#
3 152 (36.89%) SQL
4 149 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
5 140 (33.98%) C
6 139 (33.74%) Linux
7 128 (31.07%) Windows
8 122 (29.61%) Software Engineering
9 121 (29.37%) Degree
10 114 (27.67%) .NET
11 111 (26.94%) OO
12 93 (22.57%) HTML
13 76 (18.45%) JavaScript
13 76 (18.45%) Web Services
14 74 (17.96%) XML
15 70 (16.99%) SQL Server
16 63 (15.29%) Python
17 57 (13.83%) CSS
18 50 (12.14%) Apple iOS
19 49 (11.89%) OOP
20 47 (11.41%) Scrum
20 47 (11.41%) Android
21 46 (11.17%) Subversion
21 46 (11.17%) ASP.NET
22 40 (9.71%) UNIX
23 38 (9.22%) PHP
23 38 (9.22%) Finance
24 37 (8.98%) TDD
24 37 (8.98%) NoSQL
25 36 (8.74%) Big Data

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 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 20 (4.85%) Node.js
2 19 (4.61%) WebSphere
3 17 (4.13%) WebLogic
4 14 (3.40%) IIS
5 13 (3.16%) GlassFish
6 11 (2.67%) WordPress
6 11 (2.67%) nginx
7 9 (2.18%) WebSphere Application Server
8 8 (1.94%) SharePoint
9 7 (1.70%) Apache Pig
10 6 (1.46%) JBoss
11 3 (0.73%) SAS
11 3 (0.73%) Apache
11 3 (0.73%) Flash Media Server
11 3 (0.73%) Facebook Platform
11 3 (0.73%) Apache Spark
12 1 (0.24%) OpenStack
12 1 (0.24%) CloudStack
Applications
1 17 (4.13%) MS Excel
2 4 (0.97%) MS Project
3 2 (0.49%) MS PowerPoint
3 2 (0.49%) CINEMA 4D
3 2 (0.49%) MS Office
3 2 (0.49%) Maya
3 2 (0.49%) 3ds Max
4 1 (0.24%) RoboHelp
Business Applications
1 5 (1.21%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 18 (4.37%) Microsoft Azure
2 16 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
3 3 (0.73%) Cloud Computing
3 3 (0.73%) Force.com
4 1 (0.24%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.24%) Rackspace Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 23 (5.58%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.85%) HTTP
3 12 (2.91%) HTTPS
4 7 (1.70%) IPsec
5 6 (1.46%) ATM
6 5 (1.21%) VPN
7 4 (0.97%) OpenVPN
8 3 (0.73%) Internet
9 1 (0.24%) SMS
9 1 (0.24%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 70 (16.99%) SQL Server
2 37 (8.98%) NoSQL
3 36 (8.74%) Big Data
4 32 (7.77%) MySQL
5 25 (6.07%) Relational Database
6 19 (4.61%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 16 (3.88%) PostgreSQL
8 15 (3.64%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 13 (3.16%) RDBMS
10 11 (2.67%) Amazon Redshift
11 10 (2.43%) Hadoop
11 10 (2.43%) Data Warehouse
12 7 (1.70%) Apache Hive
13 6 (1.46%) SQLite
14 5 (1.21%) MongoDB
15 4 (0.97%) VLDB
16 3 (0.73%) SQL Server 2008
16 3 (0.73%) HBase
17 2 (0.49%) Impala
17 2 (0.49%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 46 (11.17%) Subversion
2 31 (7.52%) NUnit
3 30 (7.28%) Git (software)
3 30 (7.28%) Visual Studio
4 27 (6.55%) JUnit
5 19 (4.61%) Maven
6 18 (4.37%) Eclipse
6 18 (4.37%) MSTest
7 14 (3.40%) Ant
8 11 (2.67%) Team Foundation Server
9 8 (1.94%) ClearCase
10 6 (1.46%) Selenium
11 5 (1.21%) JIRA
12 4 (0.97%) Jenkins
12 4 (0.97%) PVCS
13 3 (0.73%) FlexUnit
14 2 (0.49%) FireMonkey
14 2 (0.49%) Jasmine
15 1 (0.24%) JMeter
15 1 (0.24%) Xcode
General
1 38 (9.22%) Finance
2 30 (7.28%) Retail
3 21 (5.10%) Banking
4 20 (4.85%) Electronics
5 18 (4.37%) Games
6 9 (2.18%) Marketing
7 8 (1.94%) Manufacturing
8 7 (1.70%) Retail Banking
9 6 (1.46%) Law
10 4 (0.97%) Advertising
11 3 (0.73%) Telecoms
11 3 (0.73%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.49%) Investment Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.49%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.24%) Automotive
13 1 (0.24%) Publishing
13 1 (0.24%) Back Office
13 1 (0.24%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.24%) Billing
Job Titles
1 215 (52.18%) Developer
2 70 (16.99%) Software Engineer
3 58 (14.08%) C++ Developer
4 37 (8.98%) Software Developer
5 35 (8.50%) Senior Developer
6 32 (7.77%) C# Developer
7 29 (7.04%) Java Developer
8 23 (5.58%) .NET Developer
9 21 (5.10%) Tester
10 20 (4.85%) Development Manager
11 17 (4.13%) Software Manager
12 14 (3.40%) C++ Software Developer
12 14 (3.40%) Senior .NET Developer
13 13 (3.16%) C++ Software Engineer
14 12 (2.91%) Software Development Manager
14 12 (2.91%) Analyst
15 11 (2.67%) Junior
15 11 (2.67%) Technical Specialist
15 11 (2.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 11 (2.67%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (27.67%) .NET
2 93 (22.57%) HTML
3 76 (18.45%) Web Services
4 74 (17.96%) XML
5 57 (13.83%) CSS
6 46 (11.17%) ASP.NET
7 36 (8.74%) SOAP
8 35 (8.50%) HTML5
9 34 (8.25%) jQuery
10 33 (8.01%) JMS
11 31 (7.52%) .NET Framework
12 29 (7.04%) JSON
13 27 (6.55%) Spring
14 23 (5.58%) CSS3
14 23 (5.58%) WSDL
14 23 (5.58%) Hibernate
15 21 (5.10%) ASP.NET MVC
16 20 (4.85%) REST
17 19 (4.61%) J2EE
18 18 (4.37%) WebSockets
Miscellaneous
1 31 (7.52%) Computer Science
1 31 (7.52%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (7.28%) Enterprise Software
3 23 (5.58%) Mathematics
4 17 (4.13%) Mobile App
5 16 (3.88%) Client/Server
6 13 (3.16%) 3D Graphics
7 12 (2.91%) Open Source
7 12 (2.91%) Algorithms
8 11 (2.67%) Animation
9 10 (2.43%) Physics
10 9 (2.18%) Embedded Systems
11 8 (1.94%) iPhone
12 7 (1.70%) Cryptography
12 7 (1.70%) PKI
12 7 (1.70%) iPad
13 6 (1.46%) Visualisation
14 5 (1.21%) Inversion of Control
14 5 (1.21%) User Experience
15 4 (0.97%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 139 (33.74%) Linux
2 128 (31.07%) Windows
3 50 (12.14%) Apple iOS
4 47 (11.41%) Android
5 40 (9.71%) UNIX
6 16 (3.88%) Mac OS X
7 11 (2.67%) CentOS
8 4 (0.97%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 4 (0.97%) Windows XP
9 3 (0.73%) Windows CE
9 3 (0.73%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 8
10 2 (0.49%) Windows 7
10 2 (0.49%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (36.17%) Agile Software Development
2 122 (29.61%) Software Engineering
3 111 (26.94%) OO
4 49 (11.89%) OOP
5 47 (11.41%) Scrum
6 37 (8.98%) TDD
7 36 (8.74%) Multithreading
8 35 (8.50%) OOD
9 34 (8.25%) Unit Testing
10 30 (7.28%) Continuous Integration
11 27 (6.55%) MVC
12 23 (5.58%) UML
13 22 (5.34%) Automated Testing
13 22 (5.34%) Technical Architecture
14 20 (4.85%) E-Commerce
15 19 (4.61%) Web Development
16 11 (2.67%) Project Management
16 11 (2.67%) Business Intelligence
16 11 (2.67%) SOA
16 11 (2.67%) Logistics
Programming Languages
1 208 (50.49%) Java
2 202 (49.03%) C#
3 152 (36.89%) SQL
4 140 (33.98%) C
5 76 (18.45%) JavaScript
6 63 (15.29%) Python
7 38 (9.22%) PHP
8 28 (6.80%) Ruby
9 22 (5.34%) VB
10 17 (4.13%) VB.NET
11 16 (3.88%) T-SQL
12 12 (2.91%) Embedded C++
12 12 (2.91%) Perl
13 11 (2.67%) Scala
14 10 (2.43%) Embedded C
15 8 (1.94%) Bash Shell
15 8 (1.94%) Delphi
15 8 (1.94%) Objective-C
16 7 (1.70%) Assembly Language
16 7 (1.70%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 121 (29.37%) Degree
2 13 (3.16%) VCP4
3 5 (1.21%) Microsoft Certification
4 4 (0.97%) ISEB
4 4 (0.97%) PhD
5 3 (0.73%) HNC
5 3 (0.73%) HND
6 2 (0.49%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.24%) SAP Certification
7 1 (0.24%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 35 (8.50%) QA
2 3 (0.73%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.24%) SLA
System Software
1 11 (2.67%) Firmware
2 3 (0.73%) VMware Infrastructure
2 3 (0.73%) Squid
2 3 (0.73%) HDFS
3 1 (0.24%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 9 (2.18%) Puppet
2 5 (1.21%) Opscode Chef
3 1 (0.24%) MOM
3 1 (0.24%) Ansible
3 1 (0.24%) Hadoop YARN
3 1 (0.24%) Salt
Vendors
1 35 (8.50%) Microsoft
2 31 (7.52%) Oracle
3 11 (2.67%) Apple
4 5 (1.21%) Perforce
5 4 (0.97%) Twitter
5 4 (0.97%) Salesforce.com
5 4 (0.97%) Red Hat
6 3 (0.73%) Ab Initio
6 3 (0.73%) VMware
6 3 (0.73%) Teradata
6 3 (0.73%) Cognos
6 3 (0.73%) Adobe
6 3 (0.73%) Cisco
6 3 (0.73%) Informatica
6 3 (0.73%) Facebook
7 2 (0.49%) Xilinx
7 2 (0.49%) EMC
7 2 (0.49%) IBM
7 2 (0.49%) TIBCO
8 1 (0.24%) Sony
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