Period
to 12 June 2021

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 12 June 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Jun 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 85 79 62
Rank change year-on-year -6 -17 +48
Permanent jobs citing C++ 145 129 298
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.39% 3.41% 4.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.26% 5.85% 9.10%
Number of salaries quoted 119 90 188
10th Percentile £37,500 £28,400 £26,250
25th Percentile £41,750 £37,500 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% - -
75th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £56,250
90th Percentile £72,500 £76,250 £65,000
North West median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% +11.11% -5.26%

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 2,316 2,204 3,274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 54.18% 58.21% 52.56%
Number of salaries quoted 1,926 1,853 2,644
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £29,000
25th Percentile £39,250 £40,000 £35,000
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median % change year-on-year - +11.11% -
75th Percentile £63,750 £60,645 £58,750
90th Percentile £75,000 £70,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £49,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year -1.00% +11.11% +5.88%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Manchester

C++
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in Manchester.

Salary trend for C++ in Manchester

C++
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 June 2021.

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 12 June 2021. 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
Bolton - 11 - - 2
Stockport +18 7 £33,000 -42.61% 2
Altrincham - 3 £42,500 - 2
Oldham - 2 £43,750 -
Wigan - 1 £47,500 -
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 12 June 2021, 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++.

1 112 (77.24%) Software Engineering
2 98 (67.59%) Java
3 95 (65.52%) Python
4 71 (48.97%) Agile Software Development
5 70 (48.28%) C#
6 65 (44.83%) DevOps
7 55 (37.93%) OO
8 49 (33.79%) Docker
9 47 (32.41%) AWS
10 45 (31.03%) JavaScript
11 44 (30.34%) C
11 44 (30.34%) OOP
12 43 (29.66%) TDD
12 43 (29.66%) Azure
13 40 (27.59%) Scala
14 39 (26.90%) AngularJS
14 39 (26.90%) Go
14 39 (26.90%) Kubernetes
15 38 (26.21%) Terraform
16 37 (25.52%) GCP
17 36 (24.83%) Vue.js
18 35 (24.14%) SOLID
18 35 (24.14%) Kotlin
18 35 (24.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 35 (24.14%) AWS CloudFormation
19 32 (22.07%) Ansible
19 32 (22.07%) SQL
20 30 (20.69%) Scrum
21 29 (20.00%) Jenkins
22 26 (17.93%) PostgreSQL

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 21 (14.48%) Elasticsearch
2 20 (13.79%) nginx
3 9 (6.21%) Confluence
4 2 (1.38%) WinCC
5 1 (0.69%) Apache
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.69%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 4 (2.76%) Maya
2 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 5 (3.45%) Sparx Enterprise Architect
Cloud Services
1 47 (32.41%) AWS
2 43 (29.66%) Azure
3 37 (25.52%) GCP
4 35 (24.14%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (3.45%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.38%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.69%) Heroku
7 1 (0.69%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 12 (8.28%) Ethernet
1 12 (8.28%) Modbus
1 12 (8.28%) RS-422
2 5 (3.45%) Internet
3 2 (1.38%) Asterisk PBX
3 2 (1.38%) Bluetooth
3 2 (1.38%) PSTN
3 2 (1.38%) RFID
3 2 (1.38%) VoIP
4 1 (0.69%) HTTPS
4 1 (0.69%) LAN
4 1 (0.69%) TCP/IP
4 1 (0.69%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (17.93%) PostgreSQL
2 25 (17.24%) NoSQL
3 20 (13.79%) Redis
4 8 (5.52%) Big Data
5 5 (3.45%) Amazon Aurora
5 5 (3.45%) Amazon RDS
5 5 (3.45%) MySQL
5 5 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (3.45%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.69%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 29 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 24 (16.55%) Git (software)
3 22 (15.17%) Subversion
4 20 (13.79%) Mercurial
5 9 (6.21%) JIRA
6 6 (4.14%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.76%) C++Builder
8 1 (0.69%) GitLab
General
1 25 (17.24%) Manufacturing
2 11 (7.59%) Electronics
2 11 (7.59%) French Language
3 8 (5.52%) Legal
4 7 (4.83%) Public Sector
5 6 (4.14%) Finance
5 6 (4.14%) Law
6 5 (3.45%) Telecoms
7 4 (2.76%) Marketing
8 3 (2.07%) Social Skills
9 2 (1.38%) Aerospace
9 2 (1.38%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.38%) Games
Job Titles
1 91 (62.76%) Software Engineer
2 23 (15.86%) Python Engineer
2 23 (15.86%) Python Software Engineer
3 22 (15.17%) Developer
4 17 (11.72%) Senior Software Engineer
5 16 (11.03%) Technical Leader
6 11 (7.59%) C++ Software Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) Embedded Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) Software Developer
6 11 (7.59%) Software Test Engineer
6 11 (7.59%) Test Engineer
7 8 (5.52%) C++ Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Java Developer
8 6 (4.14%) Senior Developer
9 5 (3.45%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (2.76%) Character Rigger
10 4 (2.76%) Java Engineer
11 3 (2.07%) C# Software Engineer
11 3 (2.07%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (26.90%) AngularJS
2 36 (24.83%) Vue.js
3 25 (17.24%) RabbitMQ
4 15 (10.34%) Kafka
5 10 (6.90%) Apache NiFi
6 7 (4.83%) Node.js
7 6 (4.14%) RESTful
7 6 (4.14%) SOAP
8 5 (3.45%) .NET
8 5 (3.45%) JMS
9 4 (2.76%) Apache Flex
9 4 (2.76%) Middleware
9 4 (2.76%) Unreal Engine
10 3 (2.07%) JSON
10 3 (2.07%) Spring
11 2 (1.38%) CSS
11 2 (1.38%) HTML
11 2 (1.38%) Java EE
11 2 (1.38%) Web Services
12 1 (0.69%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 7 (4.83%) Cyberattack
1 7 (4.83%) Greenfield Project
2 5 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (3.45%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 4 (2.76%) Animation
4 2 (1.38%) Analogue Electronics
4 2 (1.38%) Driving Licence
4 2 (1.38%) SCADA
5 1 (0.69%) Augmented Reality
5 1 (0.69%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.69%) Device Driver
5 1 (0.69%) Private Cloud
5 1 (0.69%) Renewable Energy
5 1 (0.69%) Self-Motivation
5 1 (0.69%) Smart Meter
5 1 (0.69%) User Experience
5 1 (0.69%) Video\Live Streaming
5 1 (0.69%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 23 (15.86%) Linux
2 10 (6.90%) Unix
3 9 (6.21%) CentOS
3 9 (6.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.38%) Android
4 2 (1.38%) FreeRTOS
4 2 (1.38%) Windows
5 1 (0.69%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.69%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.69%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 112 (77.24%) Software Engineering
2 71 (48.97%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (44.83%) DevOps
4 55 (37.93%) OO
5 44 (30.34%) OOP
6 43 (29.66%) TDD
7 35 (24.14%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
7 35 (24.14%) SOLID
8 30 (20.69%) Scrum
9 22 (15.17%) Continuous Integration
9 22 (15.17%) Unit Testing
10 17 (11.72%) Microservices
11 16 (11.03%) Problem-Solving
12 13 (8.97%) Mentoring
12 13 (8.97%) OOD
12 13 (8.97%) Test Automation
13 12 (8.28%) Artificial Intelligence
13 12 (8.28%) Open Source
13 12 (8.28%) Software Testing
14 11 (7.59%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 98 (67.59%) Java
2 95 (65.52%) Python
3 70 (48.28%) C#
4 45 (31.03%) JavaScript
5 44 (30.34%) C
6 40 (27.59%) Scala
7 39 (26.90%) Go
8 35 (24.14%) Kotlin
9 32 (22.07%) SQL
10 22 (15.17%) Ruby
11 6 (4.14%) TypeScript
12 5 (3.45%) Embedded C++
13 4 (2.76%) Haskell
13 4 (2.76%) PHP
14 3 (2.07%) Bash Shell
15 2 (1.38%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.38%) PowerShell
16 1 (0.69%) COBOL
16 1 (0.69%) Shell Script
16 1 (0.69%) XAML
Qualifications
1 10 (6.90%) Security Cleared
2 9 (6.21%) SC Cleared
3 5 (3.45%) Degree
4 4 (2.76%) DV Cleared
5 2 (1.38%) Computer Science Degree
6 1 (0.69%) ISTQB
6 1 (0.69%) Microsoft Certification
6 1 (0.69%) PhD
System Software
1 49 (33.79%) Docker
2 3 (2.07%) Firmware
3 2 (1.38%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 39 (26.90%) Kubernetes
2 38 (26.21%) Terraform
3 32 (22.07%) Ansible
4 3 (2.07%) Puppet
5 2 (1.38%) Opscode Chef
6 1 (0.69%) Grafana
6 1 (0.69%) Kibana
6 1 (0.69%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 15 (10.34%) Microsoft
2 12 (8.28%) Instagram
3 10 (6.90%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.45%) Sparx
5 4 (2.76%) Autodesk
5 4 (2.76%) Embarcadero
6 3 (2.07%) SAP
7 2 (1.38%) Oracle
7 2 (1.38%) VMware
8 1 (0.69%) Google
8 1 (0.69%) HubSpot
8 1 (0.69%) Perforce
8 1 (0.69%) Salesforce.com