The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 27 June 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
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 189 160 158
Rank change year-on-year -29 -2  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 26 21 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.62% 0.60% 0.79%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.63% 0.61% 0.81%
Number of salaries quoted 23 18 26
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +15.94%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 4120 3439 3202
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.84% 98.14% 96.80%
Number of salaries quoted 3526 2957 2668
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

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 3 months to 27 June 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 3 months to 27 June 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
Stockport -15 2 - - 1
Salford - 2 £45,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 27 June 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 52 (100.00%) C++
1 52 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (59.62%) Windows
3 30 (57.69%) Subversion
4 28 (53.85%) C
5 25 (48.08%) Degree
5 25 (48.08%) Computer Science
6 24 (46.15%) OO
7 22 (42.31%) Visual Studio
8 21 (40.38%) Windows XP
8 21 (40.38%) Games
9 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
9 20 (38.46%) Linux
9 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
10 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
10 18 (34.62%) C#
11 16 (30.77%) SQL
11 16 (30.77%) Multithreading
12 15 (28.85%) Java
13 13 (25.00%) TDD
13 13 (25.00%) Scrum
13 13 (25.00%) Kanban
13 13 (25.00%) Open Source
13 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
13 13 (25.00%) Open Source Development
14 12 (23.08%) Embedded C
15 10 (19.23%) XML
15 10 (19.23%) SDLC
15 10 (19.23%) WPF
16 9 (17.31%) HTML

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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.77%) SSL
2 2 (3.85%) Internet
2 2 (3.85%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (25.00%) NoSQL
2 7 (13.46%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.77%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 30 (57.69%) Subversion
2 22 (42.31%) Visual Studio
3 20 (38.46%) Git (software)
4 4 (7.69%) Team Foundation Server
5 3 (5.77%) Jenkins
5 3 (5.77%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 21 (40.38%) Games
2 4 (7.69%) Automotive
2 4 (7.69%) Manufacturing
3 1 (1.92%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (19.23%) WPF
1 10 (19.23%) XML
2 9 (17.31%) HTML
2 9 (17.31%) SOAP
3 7 (13.46%) JSON
3 7 (13.46%) Unity (Game Engine)
3 7 (13.46%) WCF
3 7 (13.46%) Web Services
4 6 (11.54%) .NET
4 6 (11.54%) DirectX
4 6 (11.54%) OpenGL
5 5 (9.62%) REST
6 3 (5.77%) AngularJS
6 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET
6 3 (5.77%) ASP.NET MVC
6 3 (5.77%) COM
6 3 (5.77%) DOM
6 3 (5.77%) HTML5
6 3 (5.77%) SAX
7 2 (3.85%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 25 (48.08%) Computer Science
2 6 (11.54%) Animation
3 5 (9.62%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (7.69%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (3.85%) Device Driver
5 2 (3.85%) Internet of Things
5 2 (3.85%) Smart City
6 1 (1.92%) Algorithms
6 1 (1.92%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.92%) Cyber Attack
6 1 (1.92%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 31 (59.62%) Windows
2 21 (40.38%) Windows XP
3 20 (38.46%) Linux
4 4 (7.69%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.77%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.77%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (46.15%) OO
3 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
4 16 (30.77%) Multithreading
5 13 (25.00%) Kanban
5 13 (25.00%) Open Source
5 13 (25.00%) Open Source Development
5 13 (25.00%) Scrum
5 13 (25.00%) TDD
6 10 (19.23%) SDLC
7 6 (11.54%) Content Development
7 6 (11.54%) Game Development
7 6 (11.54%) Mathematics
7 6 (11.54%) Physics
8 4 (7.69%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.77%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.77%) MVC
10 2 (3.85%) Device Driver Development
10 2 (3.85%) Software Testing
10 2 (3.85%) UML
Programming Languages
1 52 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (53.85%) C
3 18 (34.62%) C#
4 16 (30.77%) SQL
5 15 (28.85%) Java
6 12 (23.08%) Embedded C
7 5 (9.62%) PHP
8 2 (3.85%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 25 (48.08%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.77%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 18 (34.62%) Microsoft
Manchester, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 15 hours ago
Stockport, Cheshire
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Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 18 days ago