Period
to 22 September 2018

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 6 months to 22 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 103 81 63
Rank change year-on-year -22 -18 +5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 225 312 322
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.09% 3.88% 4.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.26% 6.62% 7.86%
Number of salaries quoted 159 253 274
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +12.50% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £67,000 £69,500 £55,000
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +2.56%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Manchester
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 4,278 4,710 4,096
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.69% 58.55% 56.44%
Number of salaries quoted 3,654 4,039 3,598
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

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 6 months to 22 September 2018.

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 6 months to 22 September 2018. 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
Salford -16 7 £37,500 - 1
Stockport +7 6 £53,750 +26.47% 4
Oldham -7 4 - - 4
Bury - 1 £45,000 -
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 22 September 2018, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Manchester region with a requirement for C++.

1 139 (61.78%) Java
2 123 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
3 110 (48.89%) C#
4 102 (45.33%) Software Engineering
5 92 (40.89%) Python
6 88 (39.11%) JavaScript
7 86 (38.22%) Scrum
8 83 (36.89%) C
9 81 (36.00%) Linux
10 77 (34.22%) DevOps
11 73 (32.44%) Continuous Integration
12 71 (31.56%) .NET
13 67 (29.78%) Degree
14 59 (26.22%) SQL
15 52 (23.11%) Git (software)
16 50 (22.22%) HTML
17 46 (20.44%) Finance
18 44 (19.56%) ASP.NET
18 44 (19.56%) CSS
18 44 (19.56%) SOAP
18 44 (19.56%) OO
19 42 (18.67%) Windows
20 41 (18.22%) XML
20 41 (18.22%) RESTful
20 41 (18.22%) SDLC
21 40 (17.78%) TDD
22 37 (16.44%) Java EE
22 37 (16.44%) Computer Science
22 37 (16.44%) Microsoft
22 37 (16.44%) Test Automation

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 19 (8.44%) Apache
2 18 (8.00%) Apache Pig
3 17 (7.56%) Apache Spark
4 7 (3.11%) Confluence
5 5 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.89%) Tomcat
6 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
2 1 (0.44%) SOLIDWORKS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.89%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.78%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.22%) Google Cloud Platform
2 5 (2.22%) PaaS
3 3 (1.33%) GitHub
3 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.33%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.89%) AWS Fargate
4 2 (0.89%) SaaS
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.44%) Amazon SageMaker
5 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.44%) Dynamics 365
5 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (6.67%) HTTP
2 14 (6.22%) TCP/IP
3 11 (4.89%) Firewall
3 11 (4.89%) RS-232
4 10 (4.44%) SSL
5 5 (2.22%) RS-485
6 3 (1.33%) Asterisk PBX
6 3 (1.33%) Broadband
6 3 (1.33%) DHCP
6 3 (1.33%) OpenVPN
6 3 (1.33%) SAN
6 3 (1.33%) VoIP
6 3 (1.33%) VPN
7 2 (0.89%) Wireless
8 1 (0.44%) Bluetooth
8 1 (0.44%) Ethernet
8 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (15.11%) Big Data
1 34 (15.11%) Hadoop
1 34 (15.11%) SQL Server
2 24 (10.67%) Apache Hive
3 20 (8.89%) MongoDB
3 20 (8.89%) MySQL
4 17 (7.56%) PostgreSQL
5 7 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (3.11%) NoSQL
6 6 (2.67%) Relational Database
7 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon Athena
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
8 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
8 1 (0.44%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.44%) Datomic
8 1 (0.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 52 (23.11%) Git (software)
2 35 (15.56%) Jenkins
3 32 (14.22%) Selenium
4 25 (11.11%) JIRA
4 25 (11.11%) MSTest
4 25 (11.11%) NUnit
5 19 (8.44%) Cucumber
6 16 (7.11%) Visual Studio
7 15 (6.67%) Bitbucket
7 15 (6.67%) Gradle
8 13 (5.78%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 13 (5.78%) Robot Framework
9 11 (4.89%) Ant
9 11 (4.89%) JUnit
9 11 (4.89%) Subversion
10 10 (4.44%) CodeSonar
10 10 (4.44%) git-flow
11 8 (3.56%) Xcode
12 6 (2.67%) Maven
12 6 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 46 (20.44%) Finance
2 25 (11.11%) Electronics
3 22 (9.78%) Games
4 18 (8.00%) Manufacturing
5 13 (5.78%) Banking
6 12 (5.33%) Marketing
6 12 (5.33%) Military
6 12 (5.33%) Telecoms
7 11 (4.89%) Law
8 5 (2.22%) Investment Banking
9 4 (1.78%) Automotive
9 4 (1.78%) Retail
10 1 (0.44%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 90 (40.00%) Developer
2 65 (28.89%) Software Engineer
3 31 (13.78%) C++ Software Engineer
4 30 (13.33%) Software Developer
5 26 (11.56%) C# Software Engineer
5 26 (11.56%) Java Developer
6 24 (10.67%) Senior Developer
7 23 (10.22%) Java Engineer
8 21 (9.33%) C# Developer
9 19 (8.44%) Java Software Engineer
9 19 (8.44%) Test Engineer
10 18 (8.00%) Integration Engineer
10 18 (8.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
11 17 (7.56%) C# Software Developer
11 17 (7.56%) Embedded Engineer
11 17 (7.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 16 (7.11%) .NET Developer
12 16 (7.11%) C++ Developer
12 16 (7.11%) Junior
12 16 (7.11%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 71 (31.56%) .NET
2 50 (22.22%) HTML
3 44 (19.56%) ASP.NET
3 44 (19.56%) CSS
3 44 (19.56%) SOAP
4 41 (18.22%) RESTful
4 41 (18.22%) XML
5 37 (16.44%) Java EE
6 35 (15.56%) Web Services
7 27 (12.00%) jQuery
7 27 (12.00%) Spring
7 27 (12.00%) WCF
8 25 (11.11%) LINQ
8 25 (11.11%) Node.js
8 25 (11.11%) Silverlight
8 25 (11.11%) WF
8 25 (11.11%) WPF
8 25 (11.11%) XSLT
9 24 (10.67%) REST
10 22 (9.78%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (16.44%) Computer Science
2 23 (10.22%) Analytical Skills
3 15 (6.67%) Greenfield Project
4 14 (6.22%) Mobile App
5 13 (5.78%) Algorithms
6 11 (4.89%) User Experience
7 5 (2.22%) 3D Graphics
7 5 (2.22%) Client/Server
7 5 (2.22%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 5 (2.22%) Internet of Things
8 4 (1.78%) Mobile Banking
8 4 (1.78%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.33%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.33%) Wiki
10 2 (0.89%) Enterprise Software
10 2 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 2 (0.89%) Management Information System
10 2 (0.89%) Robotics
10 2 (0.89%) Vector Graphics
10 2 (0.89%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 81 (36.00%) Linux
2 42 (18.67%) Windows
3 26 (11.56%) Apple iOS
4 25 (11.11%) Android
5 10 (4.44%) CentOS
5 10 (4.44%) Mac OS X
6 8 (3.56%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 6 (2.67%) Debian
9 4 (1.78%) Unix
10 3 (1.33%) Ubuntu
10 3 (1.33%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
11 1 (0.44%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.44%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2003
11 1 (0.44%) Windows Server 2008
11 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (54.67%) Agile Software Development
2 102 (45.33%) Software Engineering
3 86 (38.22%) Scrum
4 77 (34.22%) DevOps
5 73 (32.44%) Continuous Integration
6 44 (19.56%) OO
7 41 (18.22%) SDLC
8 40 (17.78%) TDD
9 37 (16.44%) Test Automation
10 31 (13.78%) Use Case
11 30 (13.33%) Multithreading
12 28 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
12 28 (12.44%) UML
13 26 (11.56%) Cybersecurity
14 25 (11.11%) DSDM
14 25 (11.11%) MVVM
14 25 (11.11%) RUP
15 23 (10.22%) Analytics
16 21 (9.33%) MVC
16 21 (9.33%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 139 (61.78%) Java
2 110 (48.89%) C#
3 92 (40.89%) Python
4 88 (39.11%) JavaScript
5 83 (36.89%) C
6 59 (26.22%) SQL
7 34 (15.11%) Perl
8 27 (12.00%) PL/SQL
9 25 (11.11%) T-SQL
10 20 (8.89%) Bash Shell
10 20 (8.89%) Objective-C
10 20 (8.89%) PHP
11 17 (7.56%) Ruby
12 16 (7.11%) Scala
13 10 (4.44%) Apple Swift
13 10 (4.44%) PowerShell
14 9 (4.00%) Go
14 9 (4.00%) R
15 8 (3.56%) VB.NET
15 8 (3.56%) VC++
Qualifications
1 67 (29.78%) Degree
2 36 (16.00%) Security Cleared
3 29 (12.89%) DV Cleared
4 17 (7.56%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (5.78%) Computer Science Degree
6 12 (5.33%) Microsoft Certification
7 10 (4.44%) CCNA
7 10 (4.44%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (4.44%) CISSP
7 10 (4.44%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (4.44%) GIAC
7 10 (4.44%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (4.44%) MCSE
7 10 (4.44%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (4.44%) SANS
7 10 (4.44%) SSCP
8 7 (3.11%) Master's Degree
8 7 (3.11%) SC Cleared
9 6 (2.67%) PhD
10 5 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (1.78%) QA
2 2 (0.89%) GDPR
2 2 (0.89%) ISO 15765
3 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
3 1 (0.44%) HL7
3 1 (0.44%) MISRA
System Software
1 35 (15.56%) Docker
2 19 (8.44%) Hyper-V
2 19 (8.44%) VMware Infrastructure
3 10 (4.44%) vSphere
4 4 (1.78%) Firmware
5 1 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (5.78%) Puppet
2 11 (4.89%) Ansible
3 10 (4.44%) Salt
4 8 (3.56%) Kubernetes
5 3 (1.33%) Kibana
5 3 (1.33%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (1.33%) Packer
5 3 (1.33%) Prometheus
5 3 (1.33%) Terraform
6 2 (0.89%) Marathon
6 2 (0.89%) Mesos
6 2 (0.89%) rkt
7 1 (0.44%) Oozie
Vendors
1 37 (16.44%) Microsoft
2 19 (8.44%) VMware
3 12 (5.33%) SAP
4 10 (4.44%) Oracle
5 7 (3.11%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.22%) Siemens
6 5 (2.22%) Tableau
7 3 (1.33%) Google
8 2 (0.89%) Pega
9 1 (0.44%) EMC