Period
to 24 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £43,750 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer - C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 262 254 228
Rank change year-on-year -8 -26 +34
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 26 35 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.33% 0.47% 0.55%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.48% 0.57%
Number of salaries quoted 20 30 37
Manchester median annual salary £43,750 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +9.38% +15.94% -10.97%
10th Percentile £36,250 £31,575 £29,250
90th Percentile £56,250 £48,050 £42,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +15.94% -8.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Manchester
Permanent vacancies in Manchester with a recognized job title 7724 7302 7232
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 97.38% 97.45% 96.53%
Number of salaries quoted 6413 6271 6025
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,000 £26,250 £24,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £62,500 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Manchester

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Manchester

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Manchester over the 6 months to 24 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Manchester

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Manchester

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the Manchester region over the 6 months to 24 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
Altrincham - 4 £42,250 -
Stockport -12 2 £45,000 +20.00%
C++ Software Engineer
North West

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 November 2017, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Manchester region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 26 (100.00%) C++
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (53.85%) Degree
3 13 (50.00%) Windows
3 13 (50.00%) C
4 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
5 11 (42.31%) Linux
6 10 (38.46%) OO
6 10 (38.46%) Java
6 10 (38.46%) Subversion
6 10 (38.46%) Scrum
6 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
7 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
7 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
8 8 (30.77%) C#
8 8 (30.77%) Microsoft
9 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
9 7 (26.92%) Games
10 6 (23.08%) REST
10 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
10 6 (23.08%) WPF
10 6 (23.08%) XML
11 5 (19.23%) SOAP
11 5 (19.23%) JMS
11 5 (19.23%) Python
11 5 (19.23%) Web Services
11 5 (19.23%) ActiveMQ
11 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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:

Applications
1 1 (3.85%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 5 (19.23%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.85%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) NoSQL
1 3 (11.54%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 11 (42.31%) Visual Studio
2 10 (38.46%) Subversion
3 9 (34.62%) Git (software)
4 6 (23.08%) Jenkins
5 3 (11.54%) Team Foundation Server
6 1 (3.85%) C++Builder
6 1 (3.85%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (26.92%) Games
2 5 (19.23%) Electronics
3 2 (7.69%) Automotive
4 1 (3.85%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (23.08%) REST
1 6 (23.08%) WPF
1 6 (23.08%) XML
2 5 (19.23%) ActiveMQ
2 5 (19.23%) JMS
2 5 (19.23%) JSON
2 5 (19.23%) SOAP
2 5 (19.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 5 (19.23%) WCF
2 5 (19.23%) Web Services
3 2 (7.69%) ATL
3 2 (7.69%) Qt
4 1 (3.85%) AngularJS
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET
4 1 (3.85%) ASP.NET MVC
4 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (3.85%) COM
4 1 (3.85%) DOM
4 1 (3.85%) HTML5
4 1 (3.85%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 10 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (7.69%) Enterprise Software
2 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 2 (7.69%) SystemC
3 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.85%) Driving Licence
Operating Systems
1 13 (50.00%) Windows
2 11 (42.31%) Linux
3 7 (26.92%) Windows XP
4 1 (3.85%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 10
4 1 (3.85%) Windows 7
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server
4 1 (3.85%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (46.15%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (38.46%) OO
3 10 (38.46%) Scrum
4 9 (34.62%) Multithreading
5 5 (19.23%) Continuous Delivery
5 5 (19.23%) DevOps
5 5 (19.23%) Microservices
5 5 (19.23%) Requirements Analysis
6 4 (15.38%) UML
7 3 (11.54%) Kanban
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source
7 3 (11.54%) Open Source Development
7 3 (11.54%) SDLC
7 3 (11.54%) TDD
8 2 (7.69%) CAD
8 2 (7.69%) Customer Requirements
8 2 (7.69%) Mentoring
8 2 (7.69%) Multithreaded Programming
8 2 (7.69%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (50.00%) C
3 12 (46.15%) SQL
4 10 (38.46%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) C#
6 5 (19.23%) Python
7 3 (11.54%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 14 (53.85%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) SC Cleared
2 5 (19.23%) Security Cleared
3 2 (7.69%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (3.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 5 (19.23%) Docker
2 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Kibana
1 5 (19.23%) Kubernetes
1 5 (19.23%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Microsoft