Period
to 17 November 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 17 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 89 98 81
Rank change year-on-year +9 -17 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 246 268 282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.39% 3.37% 3.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.96% 5.81% 6.54%
Number of salaries quoted 157 207 254
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £46,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.23% +16.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £69,500 £56,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +12.50% +1.27%

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 4,130 4,616 4,310
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.89% 58.04% 57.78%
Number of salaries quoted 3,492 3,938 3,814
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £68,750 £61,400 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 17 November 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 17 November 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 -10 9 £45,000 +20.00% 1
Oldham +1 5 £45,000 - 2
Stockport +10 3 £62,500 +42.86% 3
Bolton +18 1 £14,500 -49.12% 4
Bury - 1 £45,000 - 3
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 17 November 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++.

1 142 (57.72%) Java
2 132 (53.66%) Software Engineering
3 121 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
4 114 (46.34%) C#
5 95 (38.62%) Linux
6 92 (37.40%) Python
7 83 (33.74%) Degree
8 81 (32.93%) Scrum
9 79 (32.11%) C
10 78 (31.71%) DevOps
11 70 (28.46%) OO
12 65 (26.42%) JavaScript
13 63 (25.61%) Finance
14 61 (24.80%) Computer Science
15 56 (22.76%) .NET
16 52 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
17 49 (19.92%) SQL
18 45 (18.29%) Windows
19 42 (17.07%) Spring
20 41 (16.67%) Java EE
20 41 (16.67%) HTML
20 41 (16.67%) Jenkins
21 39 (15.85%) SDLC
21 39 (15.85%) Games
22 38 (15.45%) SOAP
23 37 (15.04%) Git (software)
24 36 (14.63%) Multithreading
24 36 (14.63%) Apache
25 35 (14.23%) CSS
25 35 (14.23%) ASP.NET

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 36 (14.63%) Apache
2 23 (9.35%) Confluence
3 11 (4.47%) Apache Spark
4 10 (4.07%) Apache Pig
5 5 (2.03%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
7 1 (0.41%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.41%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (1.22%) Adobe Illustrator
3 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (0.81%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 13 (5.28%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (2.03%) PaaS
3 2 (0.81%) AWS Fargate
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EC2
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon EMR
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon S3
4 1 (0.41%) Amazon SageMaker
4 1 (0.41%) AWS Lambda
4 1 (0.41%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.41%) Dynamics 365
4 1 (0.41%) Google Cloud Platform
4 1 (0.41%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.41%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 24 (9.76%) RS-232
2 13 (5.28%) RS-485
3 11 (4.47%) HTTP
3 11 (4.47%) TCP/IP
4 8 (3.25%) Firewall
5 7 (2.85%) SSL
6 4 (1.63%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.63%) Broadband
7 3 (1.22%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (1.22%) DHCP
7 3 (1.22%) OpenVPN
7 3 (1.22%) RFID
7 3 (1.22%) SAN
7 3 (1.22%) VoIP
7 3 (1.22%) VPN
7 3 (1.22%) Wireless
8 1 (0.41%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.76%) Big Data
1 24 (9.76%) Hadoop
2 22 (8.94%) SQL Server
3 21 (8.54%) MySQL
4 20 (8.13%) MongoDB
5 18 (7.32%) Apache Hive
6 15 (6.10%) PostgreSQL
7 12 (4.88%) Relational Database
8 6 (2.44%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.63%) Apache Cassandra
10 2 (0.81%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.41%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.41%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.41%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 41 (16.67%) Jenkins
2 37 (15.04%) Git (software)
3 34 (13.82%) JIRA
4 24 (9.76%) Bitbucket
5 23 (9.35%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 22 (8.94%) JUnit
6 22 (8.94%) MSTest
6 22 (8.94%) NUnit
6 22 (8.94%) Selenium
7 15 (6.10%) EasyMock
8 14 (5.69%) Cucumber
8 14 (5.69%) Visual Studio
9 13 (5.28%) Gradle
10 11 (4.47%) Ant
10 11 (4.47%) Subversion
11 8 (3.25%) Sonatype Nexus
12 7 (2.85%) CodeSonar
12 7 (2.85%) git-flow
12 7 (2.85%) Robot Framework
13 5 (2.03%) Mockito
General
1 63 (25.61%) Finance
2 39 (15.85%) Games
3 29 (11.79%) Electronics
4 26 (10.57%) Manufacturing
5 16 (6.50%) Telecoms
6 15 (6.10%) Marketing
7 12 (4.88%) Military
8 11 (4.47%) Banking
9 9 (3.66%) Law
10 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
11 3 (1.22%) Automotive
11 3 (1.22%) Pharmaceutical
12 2 (0.81%) Retail
13 1 (0.41%) Dutch Language
13 1 (0.41%) French Language
13 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 90 (36.59%) Developer
2 84 (34.15%) Software Engineer
3 41 (16.67%) C++ Software Engineer
4 34 (13.82%) Software Developer
5 33 (13.41%) Embedded Engineer
5 33 (13.41%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 32 (13.01%) Java Engineer
7 30 (12.20%) Java Developer
8 29 (11.79%) C# Developer
9 23 (9.35%) Junior
10 22 (8.94%) C++ Developer
10 22 (8.94%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 22 (8.94%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 21 (8.54%) C# Software Engineer
12 20 (8.13%) C Software Engineer
12 20 (8.13%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 20 (8.13%) Graduate
12 20 (8.13%) Junior Developer
13 19 (7.72%) DevOps Engineer
13 19 (7.72%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (22.76%) .NET
2 42 (17.07%) Spring
3 41 (16.67%) HTML
3 41 (16.67%) Java EE
4 38 (15.45%) SOAP
5 35 (14.23%) ASP.NET
5 35 (14.23%) CSS
6 34 (13.82%) XML
7 32 (13.01%) RESTful
8 29 (11.79%) Web Services
9 26 (10.57%) jQuery
10 25 (10.16%) WCF
11 23 (9.35%) WPF
12 22 (8.94%) LINQ
12 22 (8.94%) Silverlight
12 22 (8.94%) WF
12 22 (8.94%) XSLT
13 20 (8.13%) REST
14 17 (6.91%) Node.js
15 16 (6.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 61 (24.80%) Computer Science
2 26 (10.57%) Algorithms
3 24 (9.76%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (8.94%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (6.91%) User Experience
6 16 (6.50%) Mobile App
7 14 (5.69%) Wiki
8 11 (4.47%) Fintech
9 9 (3.66%) Data Structures
9 9 (3.66%) Derivative
10 5 (2.03%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (2.03%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (2.03%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 5 (2.03%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.63%) Client/Server
12 3 (1.22%) Animation
12 3 (1.22%) Life Science
12 3 (1.22%) Vector Graphics
13 2 (0.81%) Enterprise Software
13 2 (0.81%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 95 (38.62%) Linux
2 45 (18.29%) Windows
3 25 (10.16%) CentOS
4 22 (8.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 21 (8.54%) Android
6 16 (6.50%) Apple iOS
7 9 (3.66%) Embedded Linux
7 9 (3.66%) Ubuntu
8 7 (2.85%) Mac OS X
9 6 (2.44%) Debian
10 3 (1.22%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.81%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.41%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.41%) Unix
12 1 (0.41%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.41%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.41%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 132 (53.66%) Software Engineering
2 121 (49.19%) Agile Software Development
3 81 (32.93%) Scrum
4 78 (31.71%) DevOps
5 70 (28.46%) OO
6 52 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
7 39 (15.85%) SDLC
8 36 (14.63%) Multithreading
9 35 (14.23%) Cybersecurity
10 32 (13.01%) Open Source
11 29 (11.79%) Problem-Solving
12 27 (10.98%) TDD
13 25 (10.16%) OOD
13 25 (10.16%) Test Automation
14 24 (9.76%) UML
14 24 (9.76%) Use Case
15 22 (8.94%) Business Intelligence
15 22 (8.94%) DSDM
15 22 (8.94%) MVVM
15 22 (8.94%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 142 (57.72%) Java
2 114 (46.34%) C#
3 92 (37.40%) Python
4 79 (32.11%) C
5 65 (26.42%) JavaScript
6 49 (19.92%) SQL
7 24 (9.76%) Perl
7 24 (9.76%) PL/SQL
8 22 (8.94%) T-SQL
9 19 (7.72%) PHP
10 13 (5.28%) R
11 12 (4.88%) Objective-C
12 11 (4.47%) Bash Shell
12 11 (4.47%) VB.NET
13 10 (4.07%) Java 8
13 10 (4.07%) Scala
14 9 (3.66%) Embedded C++
14 9 (3.66%) Ruby
15 8 (3.25%) Embedded C
16 7 (2.85%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 83 (33.74%) Degree
2 30 (12.20%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (10.16%) Security Cleared
4 21 (8.54%) DV Cleared
5 9 (3.66%) Microsoft Certification
5 9 (3.66%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (2.85%) CCNA
6 7 (2.85%) Cisco Certification
6 7 (2.85%) CISSP
6 7 (2.85%) CompTIA Security+
6 7 (2.85%) GIAC
6 7 (2.85%) Linux+ Certification
6 7 (2.85%) MCSE
6 7 (2.85%) Network+ Certification
6 7 (2.85%) SANS
6 7 (2.85%) SC Cleared
6 7 (2.85%) SSCP
7 5 (2.03%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (2.03%) Master's Degree
7 5 (2.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.03%) QA
2 4 (1.63%) GDPR
3 3 (1.22%) ISO 13485
4 1 (0.41%) HL7
4 1 (0.41%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 33 (13.41%) Docker
2 14 (5.69%) Hyper-V
2 14 (5.69%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.85%) vSphere
4 6 (2.44%) Firmware
5 1 (0.41%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (4.47%) Ansible
2 10 (4.07%) Puppet
3 7 (2.85%) Salt
4 3 (1.22%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (1.22%) Packer
4 3 (1.22%) Terraform
5 1 (0.41%) Oozie
Vendors
1 34 (13.82%) Microsoft
2 22 (8.94%) Red Hat
3 16 (6.50%) SAP
4 14 (5.69%) VMware
5 12 (4.88%) Oracle
6 5 (2.03%) Siemens
6 5 (2.03%) Tableau
7 3 (1.22%) Twitter
8 2 (0.81%) Pega
9 1 (0.41%) EMC
9 1 (0.41%) Google
9 1 (0.41%) IFS
9 1 (0.41%) Sage