Period
to 22 August 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 22 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
22 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 64 56 64
Rank change year-on-year -8 +8 +45
Permanent jobs citing C++ 375 320 311
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 4.59% 4.54% 4.36%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.69% 8.19% 8.46%
Number of salaries quoted 298 262 320
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +2.04%
10th Percentile £30,875 £29,775 £26,700
90th Percentile £69,000 £55,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £43,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +8.75% - +6.67%

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 4878 3907 3675
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 59.66% 55.38% 51.47%
Number of salaries quoted 4187 3424 3200
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 August 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 22 August 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
Oldham +4 28 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Stockport -12 20 £43,500 -8.42% 4
Salford -5 11 £37,500 -7.41%
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Cheadle - 3 - -
Wigan - 2 £40,000 -
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 22 August 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++.

1 228 (60.80%) Java
2 187 (49.87%) Software Engineering
3 179 (47.73%) SQL
4 178 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
5 150 (40.00%) Degree
6 148 (39.47%) C#
7 142 (37.87%) .NET
8 135 (36.00%) Python
9 131 (34.93%) C
10 127 (33.87%) Windows
11 122 (32.53%) Linux
12 115 (30.67%) OO
13 100 (26.67%) HTML
14 96 (25.60%) SQL Server
15 87 (23.20%) Finance
16 86 (22.93%) Scrum
17 79 (21.07%) Visual Studio
18 78 (20.80%) Microsoft
19 77 (20.53%) Open Source
20 74 (19.73%) Electronics
21 73 (19.47%) JavaScript
22 70 (18.67%) Marketing
22 70 (18.67%) Machine Learning
22 70 (18.67%) Big Data
23 68 (18.13%) Hadoop
23 68 (18.13%) Multithreading
23 68 (18.13%) Manufacturing
23 68 (18.13%) Web Services
24 66 (17.60%) XML
25 65 (17.33%) Computer Science

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 44 (11.73%) Apache Spark
2 20 (5.33%) Apache
3 13 (3.47%) Confluence
4 8 (2.13%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.87%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.33%) WebSphere
7 4 (1.07%) SharePoint
8 1 (0.27%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 5 (1.33%) MS Visio
1 5 (1.33%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (0.80%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.27%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
1 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
1 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (10.93%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (10.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 39 (10.40%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.60%) GitHub
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.27%) Force.com
5 1 (0.27%) Route 53
5 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.27%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 33 (8.80%) TCP/IP
2 21 (5.60%) Ethernet
3 19 (5.07%) RS-232
4 6 (1.60%) LLU
5 5 (1.33%) Bluetooth
6 4 (1.07%) Internet
6 4 (1.07%) SSL
7 2 (0.53%) HTTP
7 2 (0.53%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.53%) VPN
8 1 (0.27%) BGP
8 1 (0.27%) IPsec
8 1 (0.27%) MPLS
8 1 (0.27%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.27%) OSPF
8 1 (0.27%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 96 (25.60%) SQL Server
2 70 (18.67%) Big Data
3 68 (18.13%) Hadoop
4 65 (17.33%) Relational Database
5 24 (6.40%) MySQL
6 22 (5.87%) NoSQL
7 21 (5.60%) RDBMS
8 16 (4.27%) SQL Server 2012
9 15 (4.00%) PostgreSQL
9 15 (4.00%) SQL Server 2014
10 10 (2.67%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.87%) Apache Cassandra
12 2 (0.53%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.53%) DB2
12 2 (0.53%) MongoDB
12 2 (0.53%) Oracle Database
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
13 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 79 (21.07%) Visual Studio
2 45 (12.00%) Git (software)
3 42 (11.20%) MSTest
3 42 (11.20%) NUnit
4 41 (10.93%) JIRA
5 40 (10.67%) Subversion
6 35 (9.33%) JUnit
7 31 (8.27%) Jenkins
8 24 (6.40%) Team Foundation Server
9 21 (5.60%) Selenium
10 20 (5.33%) EasyMock
11 15 (4.00%) Microsoft Blend
11 15 (4.00%) MSI
11 15 (4.00%) NuGet
11 15 (4.00%) WiX
12 13 (3.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 13 (3.47%) Bitbucket
13 9 (2.40%) Cucumber
14 7 (1.87%) JMeter
14 7 (1.87%) LoadRunner
General
1 87 (23.20%) Finance
2 74 (19.73%) Electronics
3 70 (18.67%) Marketing
4 68 (18.13%) Manufacturing
5 64 (17.07%) Telecoms
6 45 (12.00%) Games
7 13 (3.47%) Automotive
8 9 (2.40%) Banking
9 8 (2.13%) Aerospace
10 7 (1.87%) Retail
11 6 (1.60%) French Language
11 6 (1.60%) German Language
11 6 (1.60%) Japanese Language
12 4 (1.07%) Legal
13 1 (0.27%) Advertising
13 1 (0.27%) Military
Job Titles
1 136 (36.27%) Developer
2 127 (33.87%) Software Engineer
3 49 (13.07%) Software Developer
4 45 (12.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 39 (10.40%) C++ Developer
6 36 (9.60%) C# Software Engineer
7 34 (9.07%) Senior Software Engineer
8 31 (8.27%) Java Developer
8 31 (8.27%) Senior Developer
9 30 (8.00%) Linux Engineer
10 28 (7.47%) Embedded Engineer
11 27 (7.20%) Architect
12 26 (6.93%) .NET Software Engineer
12 26 (6.93%) Lead DevOps
13 25 (6.67%) Cloud Architect
13 25 (6.67%) DevOps Architect
13 25 (6.67%) Java Engineer
13 25 (6.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 24 (6.40%) Java Software Engineer
15 22 (5.87%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 142 (37.87%) .NET
2 100 (26.67%) HTML
3 68 (18.13%) Web Services
4 66 (17.60%) XML
5 55 (14.67%) CSS
5 55 (14.67%) WPF
6 52 (13.87%) WCF
7 50 (13.33%) SOAP
8 42 (11.20%) LINQ
8 42 (11.20%) Silverlight
9 37 (9.87%) jQuery
10 36 (9.60%) RESTful
11 32 (8.53%) ASP.NET
11 32 (8.53%) Spring
12 28 (7.47%) J2EE
13 27 (7.20%) Java EE
13 27 (7.20%) WF
13 27 (7.20%) XSLT
14 26 (6.93%) MSMQ
14 26 (6.93%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.33%) Computer Science
2 40 (10.67%) Public Cloud
3 38 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
4 29 (7.73%) Algorithms
5 17 (4.53%) Greenfield Project
5 17 (4.53%) Internet of Things
6 16 (4.27%) Cyberthreat
7 15 (4.00%) Data Structures
7 15 (4.00%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 15 (4.00%) Mobile App
8 13 (3.47%) Wiki
9 12 (3.20%) Enterprise Software
9 12 (3.20%) iPad
10 11 (2.93%) Device Driver
11 9 (2.40%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (1.33%) 3D Graphics
12 5 (1.33%) N-Tier
12 5 (1.33%) User Experience
13 4 (1.07%) Augmented Reality
14 3 (0.80%) PKI
Operating Systems
1 127 (33.87%) Windows
2 122 (32.53%) Linux
3 52 (13.87%) Unix
4 25 (6.67%) Windows XP
5 21 (5.60%) Embedded Linux
6 18 (4.80%) Android
7 15 (4.00%) Apple iOS
7 15 (4.00%) Mac OS
7 15 (4.00%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 14 (3.73%) CentOS
9 13 (3.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 11 (2.93%) Windows Server
11 6 (1.60%) Mac OS X
12 4 (1.07%) Windows 10
13 3 (0.80%) Windows 7
13 3 (0.80%) Windows Server 2012
14 1 (0.27%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 187 (49.87%) Software Engineering
2 178 (47.47%) Agile Software Development
3 115 (30.67%) OO
4 86 (22.93%) Scrum
5 77 (20.53%) Open Source
6 70 (18.67%) Machine Learning
7 68 (18.13%) Multithreading
8 63 (16.80%) DevOps
9 55 (14.67%) Test Automation
10 54 (14.40%) Business Intelligence
10 54 (14.40%) Digital Marketing
10 54 (14.40%) Programme Management
11 52 (13.87%) Unit Testing
12 51 (13.60%) UML
13 48 (12.80%) OOD
14 44 (11.73%) Continuous Integration
15 42 (11.20%) MVVM
15 42 (11.20%) RUP
16 41 (10.93%) Mathematics
16 41 (10.93%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 228 (60.80%) Java
2 179 (47.73%) SQL
3 148 (39.47%) C#
4 135 (36.00%) Python
5 131 (34.93%) C
6 73 (19.47%) JavaScript
7 45 (12.00%) PHP
8 42 (11.20%) Go
9 40 (10.67%) Embedded C
9 40 (10.67%) Shell Script
10 28 (7.47%) T-SQL
11 27 (7.20%) PL/SQL
12 20 (5.33%) Perl
13 17 (4.53%) Ruby
14 16 (4.27%) MATLAB
14 16 (4.27%) VB
15 15 (4.00%) Embedded C++
15 15 (4.00%) XAML
16 11 (2.93%) R
17 7 (1.87%) RPG IV
Qualifications
1 150 (40.00%) Degree
2 30 (8.00%) PhD
3 24 (6.40%) Security Cleared
4 16 (4.27%) HND
5 12 (3.20%) ISTQB
6 9 (2.40%) Computer Science Degree
6 9 (2.40%) DV Cleared
7 7 (1.87%) ISEB
8 6 (1.60%) HNC
9 4 (1.07%) Numerate Degree
9 4 (1.07%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.80%) PMI Certification
11 2 (0.53%) DBS Check
11 2 (0.53%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.27%) PMP
12 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.53%) QA
2 3 (0.80%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 23 (6.13%) Firmware
2 9 (2.40%) Docker
3 2 (0.53%) Hyper-V
3 2 (0.53%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 40 (10.67%) Ansible
1 40 (10.67%) Puppet
2 39 (10.40%) Opscode Chef
3 26 (6.93%) Mesos
4 9 (2.40%) Kubernetes
5 7 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
6 2 (0.53%) Nessus
6 2 (0.53%) Nmap
Vendors
1 78 (20.80%) Microsoft
2 54 (14.40%) SAP
3 44 (11.73%) Oracle
4 40 (10.67%) Google
5 13 (3.47%) HP
5 13 (3.47%) Red Hat
6 7 (1.87%) IBM
7 4 (1.07%) Freescale
8 3 (0.80%) Cisco
9 2 (0.53%) EMC
9 2 (0.53%) Sybase
9 2 (0.53%) VMware
10 1 (0.27%) Apple
10 1 (0.27%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.27%) Juniper
10 1 (0.27%) Kofax
10 1 (0.27%) Northgate
10 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.27%) Siebel
10 1 (0.27%) Telerik