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

Location
3 months to
4 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 94 100 68
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -32
Permanent jobs citing C++ 183 180 246
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 2.81% 2.51% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.49% 4.60% 5.82%
Number of salaries quoted 177 169 234
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,300 £28,500 £25,150
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
3333 3916 4224
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the North West 51.20% 54.62% 58.80%
Number of salaries quoted 2830 3294 3749
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 4 August 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 August 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 +46 144 £37,500 - 25
Cheshire -16 30 £42,000 +12.00% 5
Merseyside -2 7 £40,000 +45.45%
Lancashire -20 2 £47,500 +26.66% 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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++.

1 212 (53.81%) Java
2 171 (43.40%) Software Engineering
3 169 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (34.26%) C
5 127 (32.23%) C#
6 126 (31.98%) Linux
7 117 (29.70%) SQL
8 115 (29.19%) Degree
9 113 (28.68%) Windows
10 93 (23.60%) .NET
11 88 (22.34%) OO
12 83 (21.07%) TDD
13 73 (18.53%) Scrum
13 73 (18.53%) SQL Server
14 72 (18.27%) XML
15 70 (17.77%) HTML
16 66 (16.75%) PHP
16 66 (16.75%) Python
17 57 (14.47%) SDLC
18 53 (13.45%) Web Services
19 52 (13.20%) UNIX
20 50 (12.69%) SOAP
20 50 (12.69%) Finance
20 50 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
21 49 (12.44%) Apple iOS
22 48 (12.18%) REST
22 48 (12.18%) Mobile App
23 47 (11.93%) MySQL
24 46 (11.68%) Oracle
24 46 (11.68%) Visual Studio

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

For the 6 months to 4 August 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 13 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 9 (2.28%) WebSphere
2 9 (2.28%) GlassFish
2 9 (2.28%) WebLogic
2 9 (2.28%) WordPress
3 6 (1.52%) Node.js
4 4 (1.02%) nginx
4 4 (1.02%) Apache Pig
5 3 (0.76%) JBoss
5 3 (0.76%) SAS
6 2 (0.51%) Apache
6 2 (0.51%) Facebook Platform
7 1 (0.25%) Sitecore CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.25%) CMS
7 1 (0.25%) Umbraco
Applications
1 23 (5.84%) MS Excel
2 7 (1.78%) MS Project
3 6 (1.52%) MS Office
4 4 (1.02%) MS PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.51%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.25%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.06%) Amazon AWS
2 12 (3.05%) Route 53
2 12 (3.05%) Amazon ELB
3 5 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
4 3 (0.76%) Force.com
5 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Azure
5 1 (0.25%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 22 (5.58%) VPN
2 21 (5.33%) HTTP
3 12 (3.05%) UMTS
3 12 (3.05%) GPRS
3 12 (3.05%) PPTP
3 12 (3.05%) IPsec
3 12 (3.05%) OpenVPN
4 10 (2.54%) Network Security
5 8 (2.03%) NFC
5 8 (2.03%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (2.03%) Internet
5 8 (2.03%) DVB
5 8 (2.03%) GSM
5 8 (2.03%) Bluetooth
5 8 (2.03%) VoIP
5 8 (2.03%) WLAN
6 4 (1.02%) Unified Communications
7 2 (0.51%) Wireless
7 2 (0.51%) TCP/IP
7 2 (0.51%) LAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 73 (18.53%) SQL Server
2 47 (11.93%) MySQL
3 29 (7.36%) Relational Database
4 25 (6.35%) RDBMS
5 12 (3.05%) Big Data
6 9 (2.28%) PostgreSQL
6 9 (2.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 9 (2.28%) Hadoop
6 9 (2.28%) Apache Hive
6 9 (2.28%) MongoDB
7 7 (1.78%) NoSQL
7 7 (1.78%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 7 (1.78%) SQL Server Analysis Services
8 4 (1.02%) Data Warehouse
8 4 (1.02%) Amazon Redshift
9 3 (0.76%) BusinessObjects
10 2 (0.51%) DB2
10 2 (0.51%) SQL Server 2008
10 2 (0.51%) Redis
11 1 (0.25%) InterSystems Cache
Development Applications
1 46 (11.68%) Visual Studio
2 38 (9.64%) Subversion
3 28 (7.11%) Git (software)
4 25 (6.35%) Maven
5 22 (5.58%) NUnit
5 22 (5.58%) MSTest
6 21 (5.33%) Team Foundation Server
6 21 (5.33%) JUnit
7 12 (3.05%) Selenium
8 11 (2.79%) JIRA
8 11 (2.79%) LoadRunner
9 10 (2.54%) Xcode
10 9 (2.28%) Eclipse
10 9 (2.28%) Ant
11 8 (2.03%) Jenkins
12 5 (1.27%) Hudson
13 4 (1.02%) PHPUnit
14 3 (0.76%) WinDbg
14 3 (0.76%) InstallShield
15 2 (0.51%) PVCS
General
1 50 (12.69%) Finance
2 43 (10.91%) Retail
3 42 (10.66%) Games
4 24 (6.09%) Banking
5 14 (3.55%) Electronics
6 10 (2.54%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.28%) Automotive
8 8 (2.03%) Multimedia
9 6 (1.52%) Telecoms
10 5 (1.27%) Financial Institution
10 5 (1.27%) Law
11 4 (1.02%) Investment Banking
12 3 (0.76%) Marketing
13 2 (0.51%) Advertising
13 2 (0.51%) Publishing
13 2 (0.51%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.25%) Aerospace
14 1 (0.25%) Military
14 1 (0.25%) Retail Banking
14 1 (0.25%) Corporate Banking
Job Titles
1 172 (43.65%) Developer
2 118 (29.95%) Software Engineer
3 56 (14.21%) Software Developer
4 39 (9.90%) C++ Developer
5 28 (7.11%) Java Developer
6 26 (6.60%) Graduate
7 20 (5.08%) C++ Software Engineer
8 19 (4.82%) C++ Software Developer
9 17 (4.31%) iOS Developer
10 16 (4.06%) Graduate Developer
10 16 (4.06%) Development Manager
11 14 (3.55%) Senior Developer
12 13 (3.30%) Graduate Software Developer
13 12 (3.05%) DevOps Engineer
14 11 (2.79%) C# Software Engineer
14 11 (2.79%) Senior Software Engineer
15 10 (2.54%) Analyst
15 10 (2.54%) C Software Engineer
15 10 (2.54%) Mobile Developer
16 9 (2.28%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 93 (23.60%) .NET
2 72 (18.27%) XML
3 70 (17.77%) HTML
4 53 (13.45%) Web Services
5 50 (12.69%) SOAP
6 48 (12.18%) REST
7 37 (9.39%) JSON
8 34 (8.63%) JMS
9 33 (8.38%) CSS
10 32 (8.12%) J2EE
10 32 (8.12%) OpenGL
11 31 (7.87%) Spring
12 30 (7.61%) WSDL
13 29 (7.36%) WPF
14 27 (6.85%) RabbitMQ
14 27 (6.85%) ASP.NET
15 26 (6.60%) Hibernate
16 25 (6.35%) Servlets
16 25 (6.35%) ActiveMQ
17 24 (6.09%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 50 (12.69%) Analytical Skills
2 48 (12.18%) Mobile App
3 41 (10.41%) Computer Science
4 35 (8.88%) Mathematics
5 32 (8.12%) iPhone
6 28 (7.11%) Enterprise Software
7 26 (6.60%) 3D Graphics
8 16 (4.06%) Physics
9 15 (3.81%) iPad
9 15 (3.81%) Algorithms
10 14 (3.55%) Animation
10 14 (3.55%) Cryptography
11 12 (3.05%) PKI
11 12 (3.05%) Client/Server
11 12 (3.05%) Device Driver
11 12 (3.05%) User Experience
12 10 (2.54%) Mainframe
13 9 (2.28%) Blackberry
13 9 (2.28%) Management Information System
14 8 (2.03%) MPEG
Operating Systems
1 126 (31.98%) Linux
2 113 (28.68%) Windows
3 52 (13.20%) UNIX
4 49 (12.44%) Apple iOS
5 45 (11.42%) Android
6 20 (5.08%) Windows Mobile
7 15 (3.81%) CentOS
8 9 (2.28%) Mac OS X
8 9 (2.28%) Windows CE
8 9 (2.28%) Windows 8
8 9 (2.28%) Windows Phone
8 9 (2.28%) Windows 7
9 8 (2.03%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (1.52%) Windows XP
11 5 (1.27%) Embedded Linux
12 4 (1.02%) HPUX
13 3 (0.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
14 2 (0.51%) Debian
15 1 (0.25%) FreeBSD
15 1 (0.25%) AIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 171 (43.40%) Software Engineering
2 169 (42.89%) Agile Software Development
3 88 (22.34%) OO
4 83 (21.07%) TDD
5 73 (18.53%) Scrum
6 57 (14.47%) SDLC
7 39 (9.90%) Continuous Integration
8 36 (9.14%) Unit Testing
9 35 (8.88%) UML
10 34 (8.63%) OOP
11 32 (8.12%) Multithreading
12 31 (7.87%) iOS Development
12 31 (7.87%) DevOps
13 29 (7.36%) BDD
14 28 (7.11%) Mobile Application Development
15 26 (6.60%) Continuous Improvement
15 26 (6.60%) Continuous Delivery
16 25 (6.35%) E-Commerce
17 24 (6.09%) Logistics
18 23 (5.84%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 212 (53.81%) Java
2 135 (34.26%) C
3 127 (32.23%) C#
4 117 (29.70%) SQL
5 66 (16.75%) PHP
5 66 (16.75%) Python
6 45 (11.42%) JavaScript
7 26 (6.60%) Objective-C
8 19 (4.82%) VB
9 18 (4.57%) Bash Shell
10 16 (4.06%) Ruby
10 16 (4.06%) Perl
11 13 (3.30%) PL/SQL
12 12 (3.05%) Embedded C
13 11 (2.79%) VC++
14 10 (2.54%) Embedded C++
14 10 (2.54%) Scala
15 9 (2.28%) T-SQL
16 7 (1.78%) VBA
16 7 (1.78%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 115 (29.19%) Degree
2 9 (2.28%) ISEB
3 4 (1.02%) HNC
3 4 (1.02%) HND
4 3 (0.76%) PRINCE2 Certification
5 2 (0.51%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.25%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.25%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.28%) QA
2 5 (1.27%) ISO 9001
3 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 27001
3 4 (1.02%) ISO/IEC 17799
4 1 (0.25%) HL7
System Software
1 20 (5.08%) Docker
2 3 (0.76%) Firmware
3 2 (0.51%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.25%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 29 (7.36%) Puppet
2 20 (5.08%) Vagrant
3 7 (1.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.51%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 46 (11.68%) Oracle
2 38 (9.64%) Microsoft
3 16 (4.06%) Symbian
4 12 (3.05%) HP
5 7 (1.78%) Capita
6 6 (1.52%) Apple
6 6 (1.52%) SAP
7 4 (1.02%) Cisco
7 4 (1.02%) Perforce
8 3 (0.76%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.51%) Facebook
9 2 (0.51%) Twitter
10 1 (0.25%) Sitecore
10 1 (0.25%) McAfee
10 1 (0.25%) InterSystems
10 1 (0.25%) Alterian
10 1 (0.25%) IBM
10 1 (0.25%) JD Edwards
10 1 (0.25%) Red Hat
Bolton, Lancashire
Actis Recruitment.
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum + excellent bens package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £90000 per annum + Bonus, Benefits and Package
Posted: 11 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 17 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £24000 - £45000 per annum + + Bonus + Excellent Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £50000 - £90000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + pension & healthcare
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Package
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Great Benefits + Training
Posted: Yesterday
Cheshire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
Adria Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Lancashire
IT Recruitment Company
Salary: £21,000 - £25,000 DOE
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £22,000 to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Verticality Ltd
Salary: to £30k DOE + Extensive benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £55,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
BAE
Posted: 5 days ago
Lancaster, Lancashire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Very Competitive
Posted: 21 days ago