The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in Manchester during the 3 months to 29 March 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
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 180 152 167
Rank change year-on-year -28 +15  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 27 31 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.69% 0.91% 0.67%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.93% 0.69%
Number of salaries quoted 18 27 25
Median salary £37,500 £24,000 £34,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +56.25% -30.43%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £23,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £40,000 £41,200
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

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 3808 3325 3633
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 97.04% 97.48% 96.70%
Number of salaries quoted 3199 2765 2976
Median salary £42,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.17% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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
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 29 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
Stockport +2 3 £44,250 +26.42% 2
Oldham -34 1 £37,500 +56.25% 1
Altrincham - 1 - -
Cheadle - 1 £36,250 -
C++ Software Engineer
North West

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

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 35 (100.00%) C++
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 22 (62.86%) Windows
3 19 (54.29%) OO
3 19 (54.29%) Degree
4 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
4 16 (45.71%) Windows XP
4 16 (45.71%) Games
5 14 (40.00%) C
6 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
6 12 (34.29%) Embedded C
7 11 (31.43%) Mathematics
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 10 (28.57%) HTML
9 9 (25.71%) C#
9 9 (25.71%) OpenGL
9 9 (25.71%) DirectX
9 9 (25.71%) Physics
9 9 (25.71%) Animation
9 9 (25.71%) Game Development
9 9 (25.71%) SDLC
9 9 (25.71%) Content Development
10 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
10 8 (22.86%) SOAP
10 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
11 7 (20.00%) Linux
11 7 (20.00%) XML
11 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
11 7 (20.00%) Subversion
11 7 (20.00%) WPF

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 (2.86%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.71%) Internet
1 2 (5.71%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.86%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) MySQL
3 1 (2.86%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 12 (34.29%) Visual Studio
2 7 (20.00%) Subversion
3 3 (8.57%) Git (software)
4 2 (5.71%) Team Foundation Server
5 1 (2.86%) Jenkins
5 1 (2.86%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 16 (45.71%) Games
2 2 (5.71%) Automotive
2 2 (5.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.86%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (28.57%) HTML
2 9 (25.71%) DirectX
2 9 (25.71%) OpenGL
3 8 (22.86%) SOAP
4 7 (20.00%) WPF
4 7 (20.00%) XML
5 6 (17.14%) JSON
5 6 (17.14%) Unity (Game Engine)
5 6 (17.14%) WCF
5 6 (17.14%) Web Services
6 5 (14.29%) .NET
7 3 (8.57%) REST
8 2 (5.71%) CSS
9 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET
9 1 (2.86%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (2.86%) ATL
9 1 (2.86%) COM
9 1 (2.86%) DOM
9 1 (2.86%) HTML5
9 1 (2.86%) SAX
Miscellaneous
1 16 (45.71%) Computer Science
2 9 (25.71%) Animation
3 5 (14.29%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (5.71%) Algorithms
4 2 (5.71%) Device Driver
4 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (5.71%) Internet of Things
5 1 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (2.86%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (2.86%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 22 (62.86%) Windows
2 16 (45.71%) Windows XP
3 7 (20.00%) Linux
4 4 (11.43%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 10
5 1 (2.86%) Windows 7
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server
5 1 (2.86%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 19 (54.29%) OO
3 11 (31.43%) Mathematics
4 9 (25.71%) Content Development
4 9 (25.71%) Game Development
4 9 (25.71%) Physics
4 9 (25.71%) SDLC
5 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
6 7 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (11.43%) Logistics
7 4 (11.43%) Mentoring
8 2 (5.71%) Device Driver Development
8 2 (5.71%) UML
9 1 (2.86%) Customer Requirements
9 1 (2.86%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.86%) E-Commerce
9 1 (2.86%) Mathematical Modelling
9 1 (2.86%) Multithreaded Programming
9 1 (2.86%) MVC
9 1 (2.86%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 35 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (40.00%) C
3 12 (34.29%) Embedded C
4 9 (25.71%) C#
5 5 (14.29%) PHP
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.86%) Java
7 1 (2.86%) Scala
7 1 (2.86%) SQL
Qualifications
1 19 (54.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) QA
System Software
1 4 (11.43%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (22.86%) Microsoft
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