Period
to 21 October 2017

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

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 81 62 71
Rank change year-on-year -19 +9 +41
Permanent jobs citing C++ 290 316 292
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.74% 4.30% 3.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.38% 7.49% 7.87%
Number of salaries quoted 231 276 297
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £30,000 £31,250 £27,300
90th Percentile £69,500 £56,250 £55,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +4.00%

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 4547 4217 3710
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.64% 57.38% 50.50%
Number of salaries quoted 3875 3721 3240
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,750
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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 21 October 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 6 months to 21 October 2017. 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
Stockport -16 13 £43,000 -18.10% 1
Salford +4 12 £37,500 -7.41% 1
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Oldham +4 6 - -
Altrincham -8 6 £46,000 -
Cheadle -9 1 - -
Wigan - 1 £41,500 -
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 21 October 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++.

1 191 (65.86%) Java
2 158 (54.48%) SQL
3 153 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
4 132 (45.52%) Software Engineering
5 119 (41.03%) C#
5 119 (41.03%) Python
6 115 (39.66%) .NET
6 115 (39.66%) Degree
7 92 (31.72%) Linux
8 91 (31.38%) Scrum
9 89 (30.69%) C
10 83 (28.62%) Windows
11 79 (27.24%) DevOps
12 77 (26.55%) OO
13 72 (24.83%) HTML
13 72 (24.83%) Finance
14 71 (24.48%) SQL Server
15 70 (24.14%) JavaScript
16 62 (21.38%) Open Source
17 61 (21.03%) Hadoop
17 61 (21.03%) Big Data
18 60 (20.69%) Machine Learning
18 60 (20.69%) CSS
19 58 (20.00%) Web Services
19 58 (20.00%) Microsoft
20 55 (18.97%) Relational Database
21 53 (18.28%) Test Automation
21 53 (18.28%) XML
22 52 (17.93%) Electronics
23 51 (17.59%) Marketing

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 34 (11.72%) Apache Spark
2 13 (4.48%) Apache
3 10 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
4 8 (2.76%) Confluence
5 5 (1.72%) Apache Pig
6 2 (0.69%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.34%) WebSphere
Applications
1 8 (2.76%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (1.38%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.69%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.34%) GNU Octave
Business Applications
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.34%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.34%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.34%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 40 (13.79%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (13.10%) Google Cloud Platform
2 38 (13.10%) Microsoft Azure
3 13 (4.48%) OpenShift
4 5 (1.72%) GitHub
5 2 (0.69%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) Amazon ELB
6 1 (0.34%) Force.com
6 1 (0.34%) Loggly
6 1 (0.34%) Route 53
6 1 (0.34%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.34%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.34%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 11 (3.79%) Ethernet
2 8 (2.76%) Bluetooth
2 8 (2.76%) TCP/IP
3 7 (2.41%) RS-232
4 4 (1.38%) LLU
5 3 (1.03%) HTTP
5 3 (1.03%) SSL
6 2 (0.69%) VPN
7 1 (0.34%) BGP
7 1 (0.34%) IPsec
7 1 (0.34%) MPLS
7 1 (0.34%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.34%) OSPF
7 1 (0.34%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (24.48%) SQL Server
2 61 (21.03%) Big Data
2 61 (21.03%) Hadoop
3 55 (18.97%) Relational Database
4 18 (6.21%) PostgreSQL
5 17 (5.86%) MySQL
5 17 (5.86%) RDBMS
6 16 (5.52%) NoSQL
7 14 (4.83%) Apache Hive
8 8 (2.76%) SQL Server 2012
9 7 (2.41%) SQL Server 2014
10 6 (2.07%) Apache Cassandra
10 6 (2.07%) MongoDB
11 3 (1.03%) DB2
12 1 (0.34%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.34%) Riak
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.34%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 38 (13.10%) Git (software)
1 38 (13.10%) Jenkins
2 37 (12.76%) MSTest
2 37 (12.76%) NUnit
3 34 (11.72%) Visual Studio
4 28 (9.66%) JIRA
5 22 (7.59%) Subversion
6 21 (7.24%) Selenium
7 19 (6.55%) JUnit
8 13 (4.48%) EasyMock
9 12 (4.14%) Team Foundation Server
10 9 (3.10%) Cucumber
11 8 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 8 (2.76%) Bitbucket
12 7 (2.41%) Microsoft Blend
12 7 (2.41%) MSI
12 7 (2.41%) NuGet
12 7 (2.41%) WiX
13 5 (1.72%) JSUnit
13 5 (1.72%) Robot Framework
General
1 72 (24.83%) Finance
2 52 (17.93%) Electronics
3 51 (17.59%) Marketing
4 49 (16.90%) Telecoms
5 46 (15.86%) Manufacturing
6 18 (6.21%) Games
7 14 (4.83%) Automotive
8 7 (2.41%) Aerospace
8 7 (2.41%) French Language
8 7 (2.41%) German Language
8 7 (2.41%) Japanese Language
9 6 (2.07%) Military
10 4 (1.38%) Retail
11 3 (1.03%) Banking
12 1 (0.34%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 106 (36.55%) Software Engineer
2 85 (29.31%) Developer
3 39 (13.45%) Software Developer
4 32 (11.03%) C# Software Engineer
5 31 (10.69%) C++ Software Engineer
6 25 (8.62%) Architect
6 25 (8.62%) Senior Software Engineer
7 23 (7.93%) C++ Developer
8 22 (7.59%) .NET Software Engineer
9 21 (7.24%) Cloud Architect
9 21 (7.24%) Java Engineer
9 21 (7.24%) Java Software Engineer
10 19 (6.55%) C# Developer
10 19 (6.55%) Senior Developer
11 18 (6.21%) DevOps Architect
11 18 (6.21%) Java Developer
11 18 (6.21%) Lead DevOps
12 17 (5.86%) Graduate
13 16 (5.52%) DevOps Engineer
13 16 (5.52%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (39.66%) .NET
2 72 (24.83%) HTML
3 60 (20.69%) CSS
4 58 (20.00%) Web Services
5 53 (18.28%) XML
6 45 (15.52%) WPF
7 43 (14.83%) WCF
8 40 (13.79%) jQuery
9 37 (12.76%) LINQ
9 37 (12.76%) RESTful
9 37 (12.76%) Silverlight
9 37 (12.76%) SOAP
10 36 (12.41%) ASP.NET
11 30 (10.34%) WF
11 30 (10.34%) XSLT
12 26 (8.97%) Spring
13 25 (8.62%) Java EE
14 23 (7.93%) RabbitMQ
15 22 (7.59%) MSMQ
16 20 (6.90%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 40 (13.79%) Computer Science
2 36 (12.41%) Analytical Skills
2 36 (12.41%) Public Cloud
3 21 (7.24%) Algorithms
4 14 (4.83%) Mobile App
5 10 (3.45%) Cyberthreat
6 9 (3.10%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (2.76%) Wiki
8 7 (2.41%) Augmented Reality
8 7 (2.41%) Data Structures
8 7 (2.41%) Embedded Systems
8 7 (2.41%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (2.41%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 7 (2.41%) Internet of Things
8 7 (2.41%) PKI
9 6 (2.07%) User Experience
10 5 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.72%) iPad
10 5 (1.72%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.38%) Oculus Rift
Operating Systems
1 92 (31.72%) Linux
2 83 (28.62%) Windows
3 45 (15.52%) Unix
4 19 (6.55%) Android
5 13 (4.48%) Apple iOS
6 12 (4.14%) Windows XP
7 9 (3.10%) CentOS
7 9 (3.10%) Windows Server
8 8 (2.76%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (2.41%) Mac OS
9 7 (2.41%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 4 (1.38%) Mac OS X
10 4 (1.38%) Windows 10
11 2 (0.69%) Windows 7
11 2 (0.69%) Windows Server 2012
12 1 (0.34%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 153 (52.76%) Agile Software Development
2 132 (45.52%) Software Engineering
3 91 (31.38%) Scrum
4 79 (27.24%) DevOps
5 77 (26.55%) OO
6 62 (21.38%) Open Source
7 60 (20.69%) Machine Learning
8 53 (18.28%) Test Automation
9 46 (15.86%) UML
10 43 (14.83%) Business Intelligence
10 43 (14.83%) Continuous Integration
10 43 (14.83%) Digital Marketing
10 43 (14.83%) Programme Management
11 40 (13.79%) Analytics
12 37 (12.76%) MVVM
12 37 (12.76%) RUP
13 34 (11.72%) Continuous Delivery
13 34 (11.72%) Mathematics
13 34 (11.72%) Use Case
14 33 (11.38%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 191 (65.86%) Java
2 158 (54.48%) SQL
3 119 (41.03%) C#
3 119 (41.03%) Python
4 89 (30.69%) C
5 70 (24.14%) JavaScript
6 39 (13.45%) Go
7 38 (13.10%) Shell Script
8 31 (10.69%) T-SQL
9 30 (10.34%) PL/SQL
10 24 (8.28%) Perl
11 18 (6.21%) Embedded C
11 18 (6.21%) MATLAB
12 17 (5.86%) PHP
13 13 (4.48%) Ruby
14 12 (4.14%) R
15 10 (3.45%) VB.NET
16 9 (3.10%) VB
17 7 (2.41%) RPG
17 7 (2.41%) XAML
Qualifications
1 115 (39.66%) Degree
2 34 (11.72%) Security Cleared
3 21 (7.24%) PhD
4 13 (4.48%) DV Cleared
5 11 (3.79%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (3.79%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.45%) HND
6 10 (3.45%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.41%) Computer Science Degree
8 5 (1.72%) Postgraduate
9 4 (1.38%) Master's Degree
9 4 (1.38%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.69%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.69%) ISEB
11 1 (0.34%) HNC
11 1 (0.34%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.34%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.34%) PMP
11 1 (0.34%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.79%) QA
2 6 (2.07%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.69%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.69%) PCI DSS
System Software
1 22 (7.59%) Docker
2 11 (3.79%) Hyper-V
2 11 (3.79%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (2.41%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 37 (12.76%) Ansible
2 34 (11.72%) Puppet
3 33 (11.38%) Opscode Chef
4 22 (7.59%) Mesos
5 21 (7.24%) Kubernetes
6 7 (2.41%) Prometheus
7 6 (2.07%) Kibana
8 3 (1.03%) Marathon
8 3 (1.03%) rkt
9 2 (0.69%) HP Quality Center
10 1 (0.34%) Nagios
10 1 (0.34%) Salt
10 1 (0.34%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 58 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 43 (14.83%) SAP
3 38 (13.10%) Google
4 30 (10.34%) Oracle
5 11 (3.79%) VMware
6 8 (2.76%) HP
6 8 (2.76%) Red Hat
7 7 (2.41%) IBM
8 3 (1.03%) Sybase
9 2 (0.69%) EMC
9 2 (0.69%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.34%) Cisco
10 1 (0.34%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.34%) Juniper
10 1 (0.34%) Kofax
10 1 (0.34%) New Relic
10 1 (0.34%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.34%) Siebel
10 1 (0.34%) Splunk
10 1 (0.34%) Telerik