The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 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 29 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West / Lancashire
3 months to
29 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 57 54 53
Rank change year-on-year -3 -1  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Lancashire 0.24% 0.25% 0.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.39% 0.43% 1.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 3
Median salary £42,500 - £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 Lancashire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Lancashire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 256 231 268
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Lancashire 61.84% 57.75% 59.16%
Number of salaries quoted 242 202 213
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Lancashire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Lancashire 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 Lancashire

C++
Salary Trend in Lancashire

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

Salary trend for C++ in Lancashire

C++
Job Locations in Lancashire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Lancashire region over the 3 months to 29 April 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
Chorley +5 1 £42,500 -
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 29 April 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 Lancashire region with a requirement for C++.

1 9 (100.00%) C#
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
2 8 (88.89%) WinForms
3 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
3 5 (55.56%) JIRA
3 5 (55.56%) C
3 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
4 4 (44.44%) Kanban
4 4 (44.44%) DevExpress
4 4 (44.44%) MVVM
4 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
4 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) QA
4 4 (44.44%) WPF
4 4 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
4 4 (44.44%) MVC
4 4 (44.44%) Scrum
4 4 (44.44%) Windows
4 4 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
4 4 (44.44%) OO
4 4 (44.44%) OOD
4 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
4 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
4 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
5 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
5 2 (22.22%) Gerrit

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Lancashire 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (55.56%) JIRA
1 5 (55.56%) Team Foundation Server
2 4 (44.44%) Git (software)
2 4 (44.44%) Visual Studio
3 2 (22.22%) Gerrit
4 1 (11.11%) Cucumber
4 1 (11.11%) Jenkins
4 1 (11.11%) TeamCity
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) C++ Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Software Developer
2 4 (44.44%) SQL Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Junior
3 3 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Junior Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Test Automation Consultant
4 1 (11.11%) Test Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (100.00%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) WinForms
3 4 (44.44%) WPF
Operating Systems
1 4 (44.44%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (55.56%) Agile Software Development
1 5 (55.56%) Software Testing
2 4 (44.44%) Kanban
2 4 (44.44%) MVC
2 4 (44.44%) MVVM
2 4 (44.44%) OO
2 4 (44.44%) OOA/OOD
2 4 (44.44%) OOD
2 4 (44.44%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Risk Analysis
2 4 (44.44%) Scrum
3 2 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (22.22%) Performance Tuning
4 1 (11.11%) Automated Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (11.11%) Exploratory Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Functional Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Issue Tracking
4 1 (11.11%) V-Model
4 1 (11.11%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) SQL
3 5 (55.56%) C
4 4 (44.44%) T-SQL
5 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
1 1 (11.11%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (44.44%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) DevExpress
1 4 (44.44%) Microsoft
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