Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 115 103 135
Rank change year-on-year -12 +32 -32
Permanent jobs citing C++ 64 45 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 2.08% 1.98% 1.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 3.53% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 55 21 59
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £39,000 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.38% -7.14% +12.00%
10th Percentile £36,000 £21,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £79,000 £60,000 £53,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +2.63%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1590 1275 1750
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 51.69% 56.19% 54.60%
Number of salaries quoted 1307 1143 1500
Cheshire median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -3.85% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £59,250 £55,000 £53,750
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Knutsford -28 22 £55,000 +2.33% 3
Chester +13 20 £47,500 -40.63% 3
Wilmslow +20 8 £37,000 +54.17% 1
Warrington - 6 £47,500 -
Nantwich -2 2 £18,000 -53.85%
Crewe -1 1 £45,000 +164.71%
Runcorn -10 1 £20,500 -8.89%
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 22 November 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 35 (54.69%) C
2 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (46.88%) Java
4 25 (39.06%) Software Engineering
5 22 (34.38%) C#
6 19 (29.69%) .NET
7 17 (26.56%) SOAP
7 17 (26.56%) Greenfield Project
8 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
9 15 (23.44%) TDD
9 15 (23.44%) SDLC
9 15 (23.44%) Apple iOS
10 14 (21.88%) Unit Testing
10 14 (21.88%) RESTful
10 14 (21.88%) SQL
10 14 (21.88%) Linux
11 13 (20.31%) Android
12 12 (18.75%) HTML
12 12 (18.75%) Finance
12 12 (18.75%) Scrum
12 12 (18.75%) Banking
13 11 (17.19%) CSS
13 11 (17.19%) BDD
13 11 (17.19%) DevOps
14 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
14 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
14 10 (15.63%) Objective-C
15 9 (14.06%) Xcode
15 9 (14.06%) Google
15 9 (14.06%) Web Services

C++
Co-occurring 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 2 (3.13%) Adobe Experience Manager
1 2 (3.13%) Apache
1 2 (3.13%) nginx
2 1 (1.56%) Apache Pig
2 1 (1.56%) ColdFusion
2 1 (1.56%) SAS
2 1 (1.56%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (3.13%) BASE24
2 1 (1.56%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 6 (9.38%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.56%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (1.56%) Office 365
3 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) MySQL
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle Database 11g
4 3 (4.69%) Relational Database
5 2 (3.13%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (1.56%) Apache Hive
6 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
6 1 (1.56%) Hadoop
6 1 (1.56%) NoSQL
Development Applications
1 9 (14.06%) Xcode
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle APEX
2 5 (7.81%) Oracle Forms
3 3 (4.69%) Git (software)
4 2 (3.13%) Gradle
4 2 (3.13%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.56%) Bitbucket
5 1 (1.56%) Maven
5 1 (1.56%) Selenium
5 1 (1.56%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 12 (18.75%) Banking
1 12 (18.75%) Finance
2 6 (9.38%) Marketing
3 4 (6.25%) Electronics
4 3 (4.69%) Advertising
5 2 (3.13%) Corporate Banking
5 2 (3.13%) Financial Institution
5 2 (3.13%) Law
6 1 (1.56%) Games
6 1 (1.56%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 24 (37.50%) Developer
2 14 (21.88%) Software Engineer
3 11 (17.19%) Embedded Engineer
4 10 (15.63%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) .NET Developer
5 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Developer
5 7 (10.94%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (10.94%) Software Developer
6 6 (9.38%) C++ Team Leader
6 6 (9.38%) Development Team Leader
6 6 (9.38%) Software Development Team Leader
6 6 (9.38%) Software Team Leader
6 6 (9.38%) Team Leader
7 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) Oracle Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Architect
8 4 (6.25%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) .NET
2 17 (26.56%) SOAP
3 14 (21.88%) RESTful
4 12 (18.75%) HTML
5 11 (17.19%) CSS
6 9 (14.06%) Web Services
7 8 (12.50%) ASP.NET
7 8 (12.50%) Cocoa
7 8 (12.50%) Cocoa Touch
7 8 (12.50%) iOS SDK
7 8 (12.50%) jQuery
7 8 (12.50%) SpriteKit
8 7 (10.94%) Ajax
8 7 (10.94%) AngularJS
8 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET MVC
8 7 (10.94%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 7 (10.94%) WCF
9 6 (9.38%) DCOM
10 3 (4.69%) Spring
11 2 (3.13%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 17 (26.56%) Greenfield Project
2 6 (9.38%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.81%) Mobile App
3 5 (7.81%) Online Banking
4 3 (4.69%) Contactless
4 3 (4.69%) User Experience
5 2 (3.13%) CCTV
5 2 (3.13%) Enterprise Software
5 2 (3.13%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 2 (3.13%) IVR
5 2 (3.13%) Mobile Banking
6 1 (1.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.56%) Animation
6 1 (1.56%) Computer Science
6 1 (1.56%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.56%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.44%) Apple iOS
2 14 (21.88%) Linux
3 13 (20.31%) Android
4 6 (9.38%) Windows
5 5 (7.81%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (7.81%) Windows Embedded Compact
6 2 (3.13%) Debian
6 2 (3.13%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.56%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (48.44%) Agile Software Development
2 25 (39.06%) Software Engineering
3 15 (23.44%) SDLC
3 15 (23.44%) TDD
4 14 (21.88%) Unit Testing
5 12 (18.75%) Scrum
6 11 (17.19%) BDD
6 11 (17.19%) DevOps
7 10 (15.63%) Stakeholder Management
8 9 (14.06%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (10.94%) Android Development
9 7 (10.94%) iOS Development
9 7 (10.94%) MVC
10 6 (9.38%) Global Marketing
10 6 (9.38%) People Management
11 5 (7.81%) Mobile First
12 4 (6.25%) Coaching
12 4 (6.25%) Continuous Delivery
12 4 (6.25%) Information Security
12 4 (6.25%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 35 (54.69%) C
2 30 (46.88%) Java
3 22 (34.38%) C#
4 16 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 14 (21.88%) SQL
6 10 (15.63%) Objective-C
7 9 (14.06%) Apple Swift
8 7 (10.94%) Embedded C
8 7 (10.94%) T-SQL
9 6 (9.38%) Python
9 6 (9.38%) VB
10 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++
10 5 (7.81%) PL/SQL
11 4 (6.25%) Go
11 4 (6.25%) PHP
12 2 (3.13%) Ruby
13 1 (1.56%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.56%) PowerShell
13 1 (1.56%) R
13 1 (1.56%) Scala
Qualifications
1 6 (9.38%) Degree
2 2 (3.13%) Master's Degree
3 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.56%) PhD
3 1 (1.56%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (4.69%) QA
System Software
1 3 (4.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (15.63%) Microsoft
2 9 (14.06%) Google
3 5 (7.81%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Adobe
4 2 (3.13%) Altera
4 2 (3.13%) Xilinx
5 1 (1.56%) Apple