The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
North West / Cheshire
Rank 65 62 97
Rank change year-on-year -3 +35  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 28 37 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.62% 2.82% 1.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.43% 5.72% 3.07%
Number of salaries quoted 24 34 22
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £19,400 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £49,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cheshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 632 647 848
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cheshire 59.12% 49.39% 48.74%
Number of salaries quoted 548 559 684
Median salary £40,000 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cheshire citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Cheshire

C++
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for C++ in Cheshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Cheshire over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Cheshire

C++
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Cheshire region over the 3 months to 24 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Wilmslow - 10 £37,500 -
Runcorn +2 8 £45,000 +125.00%
Warrington -6 4 £27,750 -20.71% 1
Chester +3 2 - - 2
Daresbury - 2 £29,500 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cheshire

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 30 (69.77%) C
2 23 (53.49%) Java
3 19 (44.19%) Linux
4 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
5 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (32.56%) Finance
7 13 (30.23%) C#
8 12 (27.91%) GPRS
8 12 (27.91%) Android
8 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
9 11 (25.58%) Windows
10 10 (23.26%) Firmware
10 10 (23.26%) Device Driver
11 9 (20.93%) Degree
12 8 (18.60%) Embedded Linux
12 8 (18.60%) Scrum
12 8 (18.60%) Bluetooth
12 8 (18.60%) OO
13 7 (16.28%) SQL
13 7 (16.28%) .NET
13 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
13 7 (16.28%) OpenGL
13 7 (16.28%) Middleware
13 7 (16.28%) Automotive
13 7 (16.28%) Banking
14 6 (13.95%) Internet of Things
14 6 (13.95%) CAN bus
14 6 (13.95%) OpenCL
14 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
14 6 (13.95%) Mobile App

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cheshire by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Pig
1 1 (2.33%) Apache Spark
1 1 (2.33%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (2.33%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.33%) AWS Lambda
1 1 (2.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 12 (27.91%) GPRS
2 8 (18.60%) Bluetooth
3 7 (16.28%) TCP/IP
4 6 (13.95%) DVB
4 6 (13.95%) Ethernet
4 6 (13.95%) GSM
4 6 (13.95%) Internet
4 6 (13.95%) NFC
4 6 (13.95%) UMTS
4 6 (13.95%) VoIP
4 6 (13.95%) Wi-Fi
4 6 (13.95%) WLAN
5 3 (6.98%) Network Security
6 2 (4.65%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.98%) NoSQL
2 2 (4.65%) GIS
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.33%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (2.33%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.33%) Big Data
3 1 (2.33%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (2.33%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.33%) HBase
3 1 (2.33%) Impala
3 1 (2.33%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 5 (11.63%) Git (software)
2 4 (9.30%) Jenkins
2 4 (9.30%) JIRA
3 3 (6.98%) Ant
4 2 (4.65%) Gradle
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle APEX
4 2 (4.65%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (2.33%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
5 1 (2.33%) Subversion
5 1 (2.33%) Talend Open Studio
5 1 (2.33%) Xcode
General
1 14 (32.56%) Finance
2 7 (16.28%) Automotive
2 7 (16.28%) Banking
3 6 (13.95%) Multimedia
4 5 (11.63%) Corporate Banking
4 5 (11.63%) Electronics
5 4 (9.30%) Financial Institution
5 4 (9.30%) Manufacturing
5 4 (9.30%) Retail
6 2 (4.65%) Games
7 1 (2.33%) Aerospace
7 1 (2.33%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 16 (37.21%) Software Engineer
2 14 (32.56%) Developer
3 7 (16.28%) Embedded Engineer
3 7 (16.28%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 6 (13.95%) Senior Software Engineer
5 5 (11.63%) Junior
5 5 (11.63%) Programmer
5 5 (11.63%) Software Developer
6 4 (9.30%) C# Developer
6 4 (9.30%) Design Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Electronics Design Engineer
6 4 (9.30%) Electronics Engineer
7 3 (6.98%) Junior Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) C Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
8 2 (4.65%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Oracle Developer
8 2 (4.65%) Senior Programmer
8 2 (4.65%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (16.28%) .NET
1 7 (16.28%) Middleware
1 7 (16.28%) OpenGL
2 6 (13.95%) BREW
2 6 (13.95%) Flash
2 6 (13.95%) J2ME
2 6 (13.95%) OpenAL
2 6 (13.95%) OpenCL
2 6 (13.95%) Qt
2 6 (13.95%) Series 60
2 6 (13.95%) SVG
2 6 (13.95%) UIQ
3 4 (9.30%) WPF
4 3 (6.98%) AngularJS
4 3 (6.98%) HTML
4 3 (6.98%) HTML5
4 3 (6.98%) Ionic Framework
4 3 (6.98%) REST
4 3 (6.98%) Web Services
5 2 (4.65%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 10 (23.26%) Device Driver
2 6 (13.95%) CAN bus
2 6 (13.95%) Internet of Things
2 6 (13.95%) iPhone
2 6 (13.95%) Mobile App
2 6 (13.95%) MPEG
2 6 (13.95%) Smartphone
3 3 (6.98%) Computer Science
3 3 (6.98%) Mobile Banking
3 3 (6.98%) User Experience
4 2 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (4.65%) Contactless
4 2 (4.65%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (4.65%) Management Information System
4 2 (4.65%) Online Banking
5 1 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 19 (44.19%) Linux
2 12 (27.91%) Android
3 11 (25.58%) Windows
4 8 (18.60%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (13.95%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (13.95%) Windows 7
5 6 (13.95%) Windows 8
5 6 (13.95%) Windows Mobile
6 5 (11.63%) Apple iOS
7 1 (2.33%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (41.86%) Software Engineering
2 17 (39.53%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (27.91%) Mentoring
4 8 (18.60%) OO
4 8 (18.60%) Scrum
5 6 (13.95%) Cryptography
5 6 (13.95%) DRM
5 6 (13.95%) Mobile Commerce
5 6 (13.95%) QMS
5 6 (13.95%) Speech Recognition
5 6 (13.95%) Telematics
6 5 (11.63%) OOP
6 5 (11.63%) Project Management
6 5 (11.63%) Risk Management
6 5 (11.63%) Stakeholder Management
6 5 (11.63%) TDD
7 4 (9.30%) CAD
7 4 (9.30%) DevOps
7 4 (9.30%) Mathematics
7 4 (9.30%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (69.77%) C
2 23 (53.49%) Java
3 13 (30.23%) C#
4 7 (16.28%) SQL
5 2 (4.65%) PHP
5 2 (4.65%) PL/SQL
6 1 (2.33%) ANSI C
6 1 (2.33%) Apple Swift
6 1 (2.33%) Perl
6 1 (2.33%) Python
6 1 (2.33%) Shell Script
6 1 (2.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 9 (20.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.98%) QA
2 1 (2.33%) DO-178B
System Software
1 10 (23.26%) Firmware
2 1 (2.33%) HDFS
Vendors
1 6 (13.95%) Intel
1 6 (13.95%) Symbian
2 2 (4.65%) Oracle
3 1 (2.33%) CA Agile Central
3 1 (2.33%) Cloudera
3 1 (2.33%) Freescale
3 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.33%) Talend
Northwich, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago