The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Stockport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 18 43 29
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 25 4 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 12.63% 1.54% 6.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 23.15% 2.47% 7.93%
Number of salaries quoted 25 4 13
Average salary £34,500 £50,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-31.00% +58.73%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
Manchester

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Stockport region.

Programming Languages Category
Stockport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
108 162 164
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Stockport 54.55% 62.55% 82.00%
Number of salaries quoted 101 125 161
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £31,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £28,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Stockport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Stockport

C++
Salary Trend in Stockport

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Stockport region.

C++ Salary Trend in Stockport

C++
Salary Histogram in Stockport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Stockport region over the 3 months to 24 April 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Stockport

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Stockport

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 42 (93.33%) Java
2 40 (88.89%) XML
3 37 (82.22%) UNIX
3 37 (82.22%) Linux
3 37 (82.22%) SOAP
3 37 (82.22%) JMS
4 28 (62.22%) TDD
5 23 (51.11%) OO
6 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
6 22 (48.89%) Degree
7 21 (46.67%) SQL
8 20 (44.44%) C
8 20 (44.44%) WSDL
8 20 (44.44%) Web Services
8 20 (44.44%) Servlets
8 20 (44.44%) OOP
8 20 (44.44%) Hibernate
8 20 (44.44%) JSON
8 20 (44.44%) Maven
8 20 (44.44%) Retail
8 20 (44.44%) ActiveMQ
8 20 (44.44%) Spring
8 20 (44.44%) RabbitMQ
8 20 (44.44%) REST
8 20 (44.44%) Relational Database
8 20 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
9 18 (40.00%) OOD
10 17 (37.78%) Eclipse
10 17 (37.78%) RDBMS
10 17 (37.78%) Windows

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Stockport by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, IT jobs across the Stockport 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 17 (37.78%) WebLogic
1 17 (37.78%) WebSphere
1 17 (37.78%) GlassFish
2 8 (17.78%) WebSphere Application Server
Applications
1 1 (2.22%) MS Project
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (44.44%) Relational Database
2 17 (37.78%) SQL Server
2 17 (37.78%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.22%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 20 (44.44%) Maven
2 17 (37.78%) Ant
2 17 (37.78%) JUnit
2 17 (37.78%) Eclipse
3 1 (2.22%) JIRA
General
1 20 (44.44%) Retail
2 3 (6.67%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (6.67%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (48.89%) Software Engineer
2 20 (44.44%) Developer
3 17 (37.78%) Java Developer
4 12 (26.67%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Developer
5 5 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Junior Developer
6 3 (6.67%) Junior
7 2 (4.44%) Business Consultant
7 2 (4.44%) Consultant
8 1 (2.22%) Development Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Project Manager
8 1 (2.22%) Project Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (88.89%) XML
2 37 (82.22%) JMS
2 37 (82.22%) SOAP
3 20 (44.44%) Web Services
3 20 (44.44%) JSON
3 20 (44.44%) RabbitMQ
3 20 (44.44%) REST
3 20 (44.44%) WSDL
3 20 (44.44%) Hibernate
3 20 (44.44%) ActiveMQ
3 20 (44.44%) Spring
3 20 (44.44%) Servlets
4 17 (37.78%) JDBC
4 17 (37.78%) EJB
4 17 (37.78%) J2EE
4 17 (37.78%) JNDI
4 17 (37.78%) Java EE
5 9 (20.00%) jQuery
6 4 (8.89%) HTML
7 3 (6.67%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 20 (44.44%) Analytical Skills
2 17 (37.78%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (6.67%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 37 (82.22%) UNIX
1 37 (82.22%) Linux
2 17 (37.78%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (62.22%) TDD
2 23 (51.11%) OO
3 22 (48.89%) Software Engineering
4 20 (44.44%) OOP
5 18 (40.00%) OOD
6 17 (37.78%) E-Commerce
6 17 (37.78%) Logistics
6 17 (37.78%) Software Architecture
7 14 (31.11%) Agile Software Development
8 3 (6.67%) Automated Testing
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
8 3 (6.67%) Web Development
9 2 (4.44%) WFM
9 2 (4.44%) Workflow
10 1 (2.22%) Use Case
10 1 (2.22%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 42 (93.33%) Java
2 21 (46.67%) SQL
3 20 (44.44%) C
4 10 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 5 (11.11%) C#
6 3 (6.67%) Delphi
6 3 (6.67%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.44%) Python
Qualifications
1 22 (48.89%) Degree
Vendors
1 17 (37.78%) Oracle
2 1 (2.22%) Salesforce.com
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