The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
North West / Manchester
Rank 43 49 62
Rank change year-on-year +6 +13  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 235 157 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.96% 4.67% 4.30%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.91% 8.88% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 163 126 153
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2371 1768 1945
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 60.12% 52.63% 52.24%
Number of salaries quoted 2012 1498 1709
Median salary £41,500 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.35% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

C++
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for C++ in Manchester

C++
Salary Histogram in Manchester

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Manchester over the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Manchester

C++
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++ within the Manchester region over the 3 months to 24 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
Oldham -1 56 £37,500 +56.25% 8
Stockport -13 8 £43,500 -25.95% 2
Cheadle - 4 £45,625 -
Salford - 3 £44,000 - 1
Bolton - 2 £21,500 -
Altrincham -9 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £38,500 - 1
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 Manchester region with a requirement for C++.

1 184 (51.54%) Software Engineering
2 172 (48.18%) Java
3 164 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (39.78%) C
5 132 (36.97%) C#
6 126 (35.29%) Degree
7 121 (33.89%) Linux
7 121 (33.89%) OO
8 120 (33.61%) SQL
8 120 (33.61%) .NET
9 106 (29.69%) HTML
10 100 (28.01%) Python
11 89 (24.93%) Continuous Integration
12 77 (21.57%) Scrum
13 75 (21.01%) PHP
14 74 (20.73%) Visual Studio
15 73 (20.45%) Validation
16 68 (19.05%) Embedded C
17 67 (18.77%) Windows
18 55 (15.41%) OOD
19 54 (15.13%) SOAP
20 53 (14.85%) JavaScript
21 50 (14.01%) SQL Server
21 50 (14.01%) Multithreading
21 50 (14.01%) Computer Science
22 49 (13.73%) WPF
22 49 (13.73%) Unit Testing
22 49 (13.73%) XML
22 49 (13.73%) Electronics
23 46 (12.89%) WCF

C++
Top Related 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:

Application Platforms
1 12 (3.36%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.52%) BizTalk Server
3 8 (2.24%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.40%) Apache
5 4 (1.12%) Confluence
5 4 (1.12%) Tomcat
6 3 (0.84%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
6 3 (0.84%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.56%) SAS
Applications
1 11 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Maya
2 1 (0.28%) MODO
2 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 13 (3.64%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.12%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.56%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.56%) PaaS
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.12%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.24%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.68%) RS-232
4 5 (1.40%) Broadband
5 4 (1.12%) Internet
6 2 (0.56%) LLU
6 2 (0.56%) tcpdump
7 1 (0.28%) GPRS
7 1 (0.28%) GSM
7 1 (0.28%) SSL
7 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.01%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.36%) MySQL
3 19 (5.32%) Big Data
4 14 (3.92%) Hadoop
5 13 (3.64%) Relational Database
6 6 (1.68%) RDBMS
6 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2012
6 6 (1.68%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.12%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.84%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (0.84%) Apache Hive
8 3 (0.84%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.56%) Impala
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.56%) Sqoop
10 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.28%) GIS
10 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.28%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 74 (20.73%) Visual Studio
2 38 (10.64%) Git (software)
2 38 (10.64%) MSTest
2 38 (10.64%) NUnit
2 38 (10.64%) Selenium
3 37 (10.36%) Cucumber
4 30 (8.40%) JUnit
5 27 (7.56%) JIRA
6 26 (7.28%) Team Foundation Server
7 21 (5.88%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.36%) JMeter
8 12 (3.36%) LoadRunner
9 10 (2.80%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 7 (1.96%) GoCD
11 6 (1.68%) Hudson
11 6 (1.68%) Microsoft Blend
11 6 (1.68%) MSBuild
11 6 (1.68%) NuGet
11 6 (1.68%) TeamCity
11 6 (1.68%) WiX
General
1 49 (13.73%) Electronics
2 41 (11.48%) Finance
3 33 (9.24%) Games
4 32 (8.96%) Manufacturing
5 20 (5.60%) Retail
6 19 (5.32%) Marketing
7 16 (4.48%) Telecoms
8 11 (3.08%) Military
9 8 (2.24%) Banking
10 2 (0.56%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 134 (37.54%) Developer
2 101 (28.29%) Software Engineer
3 48 (13.45%) Embedded Engineer
4 43 (12.04%) Software Developer
5 40 (11.20%) C++ Developer
6 36 (10.08%) Java Developer
6 36 (10.08%) Test Engineer
7 34 (9.52%) C# Software Engineer
7 34 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
8 31 (8.68%) Senior Developer
9 28 (7.84%) .NET Software Engineer
10 25 (7.00%) Linux Engineer
11 22 (6.16%) Senior Java Developer
12 20 (5.60%) Embedded Developer
12 20 (5.60%) Graduate
13 18 (5.04%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 18 (5.04%) Embedded Linux Engineer
13 18 (5.04%) Senior Software Engineer
14 17 (4.76%) Junior
14 17 (4.76%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (33.61%) .NET
2 106 (29.69%) HTML
3 54 (15.13%) SOAP
4 49 (13.73%) WPF
4 49 (13.73%) XML
5 46 (12.89%) WCF
6 44 (12.32%) Web Services
7 38 (10.64%) J2EE
7 38 (10.64%) jQuery
7 38 (10.64%) LINQ
8 37 (10.36%) CSS
9 35 (9.80%) ASP.NET
10 32 (8.96%) OpenGL
10 32 (8.96%) WF
11 31 (8.68%) Silverlight
12 28 (7.84%) RESTful
13 25 (7.00%) XSLT
14 20 (5.60%) Unity (Game Engine)
15 16 (4.48%) HTML5
16 15 (4.20%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.01%) Computer Science
2 37 (10.36%) Algorithms
3 23 (6.44%) Device Driver
4 22 (6.16%) Enterprise Software
5 20 (5.60%) iPad
6 17 (4.76%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (4.48%) 3D Graphics
8 15 (4.20%) Kinect
9 14 (3.92%) Augmented Reality
10 12 (3.36%) HoloLens
11 9 (2.52%) Animation
11 9 (2.52%) N-Tier
12 8 (2.24%) Data Structures
12 8 (2.24%) Internet of Things
12 8 (2.24%) Mobile App
13 7 (1.96%) Cyberthreat
14 6 (1.68%) Industrial Internet of Things
15 5 (1.40%) Cyber Defence
16 4 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
16 4 (1.12%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 121 (33.89%) Linux
2 67 (18.77%) Windows
3 43 (12.04%) Embedded Linux
4 20 (5.60%) Unix
5 17 (4.76%) Windows XP
6 14 (3.92%) Android
6 14 (3.92%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.52%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.68%) Mac OS
8 6 (1.68%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (1.12%) CentOS
9 4 (1.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.84%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) Debian
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Phone 8
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (51.54%) Software Engineering
2 164 (45.94%) Agile Software Development
3 121 (33.89%) OO
4 89 (24.93%) Continuous Integration
5 77 (21.57%) Scrum
6 73 (20.45%) Validation
7 55 (15.41%) OOD
8 50 (14.01%) Multithreading
9 49 (13.73%) Unit Testing
10 40 (11.20%) SDLC
11 39 (10.92%) DevOps
12 36 (10.08%) UML
13 35 (9.80%) MVVM
14 32 (8.96%) RUP
15 31 (8.68%) Concurrent Programming
16 30 (8.40%) TDD
16 30 (8.40%) Test Scripting
17 29 (8.12%) Service Delivery
18 28 (7.84%) Software Testing
19 27 (7.56%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 172 (48.18%) Java
2 142 (39.78%) C
3 132 (36.97%) C#
4 120 (33.61%) SQL
5 100 (28.01%) Python
6 75 (21.01%) PHP
7 68 (19.05%) Embedded C
8 53 (14.85%) JavaScript
9 36 (10.08%) Embedded C++
10 31 (8.68%) PL/SQL
10 31 (8.68%) T-SQL
11 30 (8.40%) Perl
12 24 (6.72%) VB
13 20 (5.60%) Ruby
14 15 (4.20%) Go
15 11 (3.08%) VB6
16 10 (2.80%) MATLAB
17 6 (1.68%) PowerShell
17 6 (1.68%) XAML
18 5 (1.40%) R
Qualifications
1 126 (35.29%) Degree
2 31 (8.68%) Security Cleared
3 24 (6.72%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.44%) PhD
5 21 (5.88%) HNC
5 21 (5.88%) HND
6 13 (3.64%) ISTQB
7 12 (3.36%) ISEB
8 7 (1.96%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.40%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.84%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (7.28%) QA
2 4 (1.12%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.28%) MISRA
System Software
1 41 (11.48%) Firmware
2 11 (3.08%) Hyper-V
2 11 (3.08%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.96%) Docker
Systems Management
1 15 (4.20%) Ansible
1 15 (4.20%) Puppet
2 12 (3.36%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (2.80%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.68%) Terraform
5 4 (1.12%) Mesos
6 2 (0.56%) Nessus
6 2 (0.56%) Nmap
7 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 33 (9.24%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.12%) Oracle
3 13 (3.64%) SAP
4 12 (3.36%) HP
5 11 (3.08%) VMware
6 8 (2.24%) Google
7 4 (1.12%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.56%) Apple
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco
8 2 (0.56%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.56%) Hortonworks
8 2 (0.56%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.56%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.28%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.28%) Northgate
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