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 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 60 43 58
Rank change year-on-year -17 +15  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 197 190 161
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.77% 5.45% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.81% 9.67% 9.07%
Number of salaries quoted 164 153 157
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
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 2524 1965 1775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 61.05% 56.32% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 1723 1553
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

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 June 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 June 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
Salford -2 8 £45,000 +7.14% 1
Oldham +2 6 £37,500 -11.76% 3
Stockport -16 5 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Cheadle - 3 - -
Heywood - 2 - - 1
Wigan - 1 £41,500 -
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 24 June 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++.

1 235 (54.40%) Java
1 235 (54.40%) Software Engineering
2 201 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
3 182 (42.13%) SQL
4 173 (40.05%) Degree
5 167 (38.66%) C
6 162 (37.50%) .NET
7 158 (36.57%) C#
8 153 (35.42%) Python
9 145 (33.56%) Linux
10 136 (31.48%) OO
11 125 (28.94%) Windows
12 115 (26.62%) HTML
13 104 (24.07%) Visual Studio
14 90 (20.83%) Scrum
15 86 (19.91%) Electronics
16 85 (19.68%) SQL Server
17 82 (18.98%) PHP
18 77 (17.82%) Finance
19 72 (16.67%) Computer Science
19 72 (16.67%) Multithreading
20 71 (16.44%) Manufacturing
21 68 (15.74%) Microsoft
21 68 (15.74%) Embedded C
21 68 (15.74%) Open Source
21 68 (15.74%) Machine Learning
22 65 (15.05%) Unit Testing
23 64 (14.81%) OOD
23 64 (14.81%) Marketing
24 63 (14.58%) Big Data

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 40 (9.26%) Apache Spark
2 19 (4.40%) Apache
3 12 (2.78%) Confluence
4 9 (2.08%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.85%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.62%) Tomcat
7 5 (1.16%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.93%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 5 (1.16%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.46%) SOLIDWORKS
4 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 47 (10.88%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.56%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (6.94%) Google Cloud Platform
3 29 (6.71%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.39%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 44 (10.19%) TCP/IP
2 24 (5.56%) Ethernet
3 21 (4.86%) RS-232
4 7 (1.62%) LLU
5 4 (0.93%) Internet
5 4 (0.93%) SSL
6 2 (0.46%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.46%) tcpdump
6 2 (0.46%) VPN
7 1 (0.23%) BGP
7 1 (0.23%) IPsec
7 1 (0.23%) MPLS
7 1 (0.23%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.23%) OSPF
7 1 (0.23%) PPTP
7 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 85 (19.68%) SQL Server
2 63 (14.58%) Big Data
3 59 (13.66%) Hadoop
4 52 (12.04%) Relational Database
5 41 (9.49%) MySQL
6 23 (5.32%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.94%) RDBMS
7 17 (3.94%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (3.94%) SQL Server 2014
8 10 (2.31%) PostgreSQL
9 9 (2.08%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.85%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.46%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.46%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 104 (24.07%) Visual Studio
2 52 (12.04%) Git (software)
3 45 (10.42%) MSTest
3 45 (10.42%) NUnit
4 42 (9.72%) JUnit
5 38 (8.80%) JIRA
5 38 (8.80%) Team Foundation Server
6 35 (8.10%) Subversion
7 32 (7.41%) Jenkins
8 22 (5.09%) Selenium
9 19 (4.40%) Cucumber
9 19 (4.40%) EasyMock
10 18 (4.17%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (3.94%) Microsoft Blend
11 17 (3.94%) MSI
11 17 (3.94%) NuGet
11 17 (3.94%) WiX
12 12 (2.78%) Bitbucket
12 12 (2.78%) JMeter
12 12 (2.78%) LoadRunner
General
1 86 (19.91%) Electronics
2 77 (17.82%) Finance
3 71 (16.44%) Manufacturing
4 64 (14.81%) Marketing
5 58 (13.43%) Telecoms
6 50 (11.57%) Games
7 18 (4.17%) Retail
8 14 (3.24%) Banking
9 8 (1.85%) Aerospace
10 4 (0.93%) Automotive
10 4 (0.93%) Legal
10 4 (0.93%) Military
Job Titles
1 156 (36.11%) Developer
2 143 (33.10%) Software Engineer
3 60 (13.89%) Software Developer
4 52 (12.04%) Embedded Engineer
5 51 (11.81%) C++ Software Engineer
6 41 (9.49%) C++ Developer
7 38 (8.80%) Java Developer
7 38 (8.80%) Linux Engineer
8 35 (8.10%) Senior Developer
9 34 (7.87%) C# Software Engineer
9 34 (7.87%) Senior Software Engineer
10 27 (6.25%) .NET Software Engineer
10 27 (6.25%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
11 26 (6.02%) Architect
11 26 (6.02%) Developer/Software Engineer
12 25 (5.79%) Graduate
12 25 (5.79%) Java Engineer
13 24 (5.56%) Java Software Engineer
14 23 (5.32%) Lead DevOps
14 23 (5.32%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 162 (37.50%) .NET
2 115 (26.62%) HTML
3 60 (13.89%) Web Services
3 60 (13.89%) XML
4 57 (13.19%) WPF
5 54 (12.50%) SOAP
6 52 (12.04%) WCF
7 45 (10.42%) LINQ
8 42 (9.72%) Silverlight
9 40 (9.26%) CSS
10 38 (8.80%) jQuery
11 37 (8.56%) J2EE
12 35 (8.10%) ASP.NET
13 30 (6.94%) OpenGL
14 28 (6.48%) RESTful
14 28 (6.48%) WF
15 26 (6.02%) .NET Framework
16 25 (5.79%) XSLT
17 24 (5.56%) Spring
18 21 (4.86%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 72 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 40 (9.26%) Algorithms
3 31 (7.18%) Public Cloud
4 26 (6.02%) Analytical Skills
5 25 (5.79%) Greenfield Project
6 21 (4.86%) Device Driver
7 19 (4.40%) Internet of Things
8 17 (3.94%) Data Structures
8 17 (3.94%) Enterprise Software
8 17 (3.94%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 16 (3.70%) Cyberthreat
9 16 (3.70%) iPad
10 15 (3.47%) Mobile App
11 12 (2.78%) Wiki
12 9 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
13 7 (1.62%) Animation
13 7 (1.62%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (1.62%) HoloLens
13 7 (1.62%) Kinect
14 6 (1.39%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 145 (33.56%) Linux
2 125 (28.94%) Windows
3 41 (9.49%) Embedded Linux
4 40 (9.26%) Unix
5 27 (6.25%) Windows XP
6 17 (3.94%) Mac OS
6 17 (3.94%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 16 (3.70%) Android
8 14 (3.24%) Apple iOS
9 13 (3.01%) CentOS
10 12 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 8 (1.85%) Mac OS X
12 6 (1.39%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.69%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.69%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (54.40%) Software Engineering
2 201 (46.53%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (31.48%) OO
4 90 (20.83%) Scrum
5 72 (16.67%) Multithreading
6 68 (15.74%) Machine Learning
6 68 (15.74%) Open Source
7 65 (15.05%) Unit Testing
8 64 (14.81%) OOD
9 62 (14.35%) Continuous Integration
10 61 (14.12%) DevOps
11 54 (12.50%) Validation
12 53 (12.27%) UML
13 52 (12.04%) Test Automation
14 50 (11.57%) TDD
15 47 (10.88%) Business Intelligence
15 47 (10.88%) Digital Marketing
15 47 (10.88%) Programme Management
16 44 (10.19%) MVVM
17 43 (9.95%) Mathematics
Programming Languages
1 235 (54.40%) Java
2 182 (42.13%) SQL
3 167 (38.66%) C
4 158 (36.57%) C#
5 153 (35.42%) Python
6 82 (18.98%) PHP
7 68 (15.74%) Embedded C
8 60 (13.89%) JavaScript
9 39 (9.03%) Go
10 34 (7.87%) Embedded C++
11 31 (7.18%) Shell Script
12 27 (6.25%) PL/SQL
12 27 (6.25%) T-SQL
13 26 (6.02%) VB
14 22 (5.09%) Perl
15 21 (4.86%) Ruby
16 19 (4.40%) MATLAB
17 17 (3.94%) XAML
18 13 (3.01%) R
19 10 (2.31%) VB6
Qualifications
1 173 (40.05%) Degree
2 40 (9.26%) PhD
3 25 (5.79%) Security Cleared
4 24 (5.56%) HND
5 21 (4.86%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (4.17%) HNC
7 16 (3.70%) ISTQB
8 12 (2.78%) DV Cleared
8 12 (2.78%) ISEB
8 12 (2.78%) Numerate Degree
9 6 (1.39%) Postgraduate
10 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.23%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 23 (5.32%) QA
2 1 (0.23%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.23%) MISRA
System Software
1 45 (10.42%) Firmware
2 15 (3.47%) Docker
3 4 (0.93%) Hyper-V
3 4 (0.93%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 38 (8.80%) Puppet
2 37 (8.56%) Ansible
2 37 (8.56%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (4.86%) Mesos
4 12 (2.78%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (2.08%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.39%) Terraform
7 2 (0.46%) Nessus
7 2 (0.46%) Nmap
Vendors
1 68 (15.74%) Microsoft
2 47 (10.88%) SAP
3 41 (9.49%) Oracle
4 36 (8.33%) Google
5 13 (3.01%) HP
6 12 (2.78%) Red Hat
7 4 (0.93%) Freescale
7 4 (0.93%) VMware
8 3 (0.69%) Cisco
9 2 (0.46%) Apple
9 2 (0.46%) IBM
9 2 (0.46%) McAfee
9 2 (0.46%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.23%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.23%) EMC
10 1 (0.23%) Juniper
10 1 (0.23%) Kofax
10 1 (0.23%) Northgate
Manchester, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 23 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 23 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Agile Recruitment
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Unltd Holidays, Bonus and shares!
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cognizant
Salary: Unspecified Market standards
Posted: 2 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Harry Yearsley Ltd
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 16 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £60000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago