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

C++
North West / Manchester
3 months to
29 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 51 47 57
Rank change year-on-year -4 +10  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 223 176 155
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.64% 5.24% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.17% 9.48% 8.49%
Number of salaries quoted 183 137 150
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +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 2431 1857 1825
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 61.51% 55.27% 54.07%
Number of salaries quoted 2131 1625 1583
Median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,421 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.60% +3.55%  

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 29 May 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 29 May 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
Oldham +7 20 £37,500 -11.76% 2
Stockport -12 10 £41,750 -12.10%
Salford -5 7 £45,000 +7.14%
Cheadle - 3 - -
Wigan - 2 £40,000 -
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 29 May 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++.

1 230 (53.74%) Software Engineering
2 221 (51.64%) Java
3 197 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
4 168 (39.25%) C
5 166 (38.79%) Degree
6 165 (38.55%) SQL
7 159 (37.15%) C#
8 146 (34.11%) .NET
8 146 (34.11%) Linux
9 143 (33.41%) OO
10 142 (33.18%) Python
11 118 (27.57%) HTML
12 112 (26.17%) Windows
13 103 (24.07%) Visual Studio
14 92 (21.50%) Scrum
15 83 (19.39%) PHP
16 76 (17.76%) Electronics
17 75 (17.52%) Computer Science
18 71 (16.59%) SQL Server
19 70 (16.36%) Embedded C
19 70 (16.36%) Multithreading
20 68 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
21 65 (15.19%) OOD
22 63 (14.72%) Validation
23 62 (14.49%) Finance
24 60 (14.02%) Microsoft
25 59 (13.79%) Unit Testing
26 58 (13.55%) JavaScript
26 58 (13.55%) Web Services
26 58 (13.55%) XML

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 32 (7.48%) Apache Spark
2 17 (3.97%) Apache
3 11 (2.57%) Confluence
4 9 (2.10%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.64%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.64%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.17%) BizTalk Server
6 5 (1.17%) WebSphere
Applications
1 4 (0.93%) MS Visio
2 3 (0.70%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 34 (7.94%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 1 (0.23%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (5.61%) Amazon AWS
2 17 (3.97%) Google Cloud Platform
3 16 (3.74%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (0.93%) GitHub
5 1 (0.23%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.23%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 43 (10.05%) TCP/IP
2 21 (4.91%) Ethernet
3 19 (4.44%) RS-232
4 6 (1.40%) LLU
5 4 (0.93%) Internet
6 3 (0.70%) SSL
7 2 (0.47%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.47%) VPN
8 1 (0.23%) BGP
8 1 (0.23%) IPsec
8 1 (0.23%) MPLS
8 1 (0.23%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.23%) OSPF
8 1 (0.23%) PPTP
8 1 (0.23%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 71 (16.59%) SQL Server
2 49 (11.45%) Big Data
3 44 (10.28%) Hadoop
4 41 (9.58%) MySQL
5 36 (8.41%) Relational Database
6 18 (4.21%) NoSQL
7 15 (3.50%) RDBMS
7 15 (3.50%) SQL Server 2012
7 15 (3.50%) SQL Server 2014
8 9 (2.10%) Apache Hive
9 7 (1.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.70%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.47%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 103 (24.07%) Visual Studio
2 49 (11.45%) Git (software)
3 44 (10.28%) MSTest
3 44 (10.28%) NUnit
4 42 (9.81%) JUnit
5 38 (8.88%) JIRA
6 35 (8.18%) Team Foundation Server
7 31 (7.24%) Subversion
8 30 (7.01%) Jenkins
9 29 (6.78%) Selenium
10 27 (6.31%) Cucumber
11 17 (3.97%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 17 (3.97%) EasyMock
12 15 (3.50%) JMeter
12 15 (3.50%) LoadRunner
12 15 (3.50%) Microsoft Blend
12 15 (3.50%) MSI
12 15 (3.50%) NuGet
12 15 (3.50%) WiX
13 11 (2.57%) Bitbucket
General
1 76 (17.76%) Electronics
2 62 (14.49%) Finance
3 58 (13.55%) Manufacturing
4 50 (11.68%) Games
5 49 (11.45%) Marketing
6 44 (10.28%) Telecoms
7 18 (4.21%) Retail
8 14 (3.27%) Banking
9 7 (1.64%) Aerospace
10 6 (1.40%) Military
11 4 (0.93%) Legal
12 3 (0.70%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 160 (37.38%) Developer
2 135 (31.54%) Software Engineer
3 61 (14.25%) Software Developer
4 55 (12.85%) Embedded Engineer
5 53 (12.38%) C++ Software Engineer
6 47 (10.98%) C++ Developer
7 39 (9.11%) Java Developer
8 38 (8.88%) Senior Developer
9 37 (8.64%) Linux Engineer
10 33 (7.71%) C# Software Engineer
11 32 (7.48%) Senior Software Engineer
12 29 (6.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 28 (6.54%) Test Engineer
14 27 (6.31%) .NET Software Engineer
15 26 (6.07%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
16 25 (5.84%) Senior Java Developer
17 24 (5.61%) Embedded Developer
18 23 (5.37%) Embedded Linux Engineer
18 23 (5.37%) Java Engineer
19 22 (5.14%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 146 (34.11%) .NET
2 118 (27.57%) HTML
3 58 (13.55%) Web Services
3 58 (13.55%) XML
4 56 (13.08%) WPF
5 55 (12.85%) SOAP
6 51 (11.92%) WCF
7 44 (10.28%) LINQ
8 40 (9.35%) Silverlight
9 39 (9.11%) J2EE
9 39 (9.11%) jQuery
10 37 (8.64%) CSS
11 36 (8.41%) OpenGL
12 35 (8.18%) ASP.NET
13 29 (6.78%) WF
14 28 (6.54%) RESTful
15 25 (5.84%) XSLT
16 24 (5.61%) .NET Framework
16 24 (5.61%) Unity (Game Engine)
17 22 (5.14%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 75 (17.52%) Computer Science
2 42 (9.81%) Algorithms
3 23 (5.37%) Greenfield Project
4 22 (5.14%) Device Driver
5 21 (4.91%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
6 18 (4.21%) iPad
6 18 (4.21%) Public Cloud
7 17 (3.97%) Internet of Things
8 15 (3.50%) Data Structures
8 15 (3.50%) Industrial Internet of Things
9 14 (3.27%) 3D Graphics
9 14 (3.27%) Cyberthreat
9 14 (3.27%) Mobile App
10 12 (2.80%) HoloLens
10 12 (2.80%) Kinect
11 11 (2.57%) Augmented Reality
11 11 (2.57%) Wiki
12 9 (2.10%) Animation
13 7 (1.64%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 146 (34.11%) Linux
2 112 (26.17%) Windows
3 43 (10.05%) Embedded Linux
4 28 (6.54%) Unix
5 27 (6.31%) Windows XP
6 18 (4.21%) Android
6 18 (4.21%) Apple iOS
7 15 (3.50%) Mac OS
7 15 (3.50%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 12 (2.80%) CentOS
9 11 (2.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (2.10%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.70%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.47%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.47%) Windows 7
12 2 (0.47%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.23%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 230 (53.74%) Software Engineering
2 197 (46.03%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (33.41%) OO
4 92 (21.50%) Scrum
5 70 (16.36%) Multithreading
6 68 (15.89%) Continuous Integration
7 65 (15.19%) OOD
8 63 (14.72%) Validation
9 59 (13.79%) Unit Testing
10 55 (12.85%) Test Automation
11 53 (12.38%) Machine Learning
11 53 (12.38%) Open Source
12 52 (12.15%) DevOps
13 50 (11.68%) UML
14 49 (11.45%) TDD
15 46 (10.75%) Mathematics
16 43 (10.05%) MVVM
17 42 (9.81%) SDLC
18 41 (9.58%) RUP
19 40 (9.35%) Concurrent Programming
Programming Languages
1 221 (51.64%) Java
2 168 (39.25%) C
3 165 (38.55%) SQL
4 159 (37.15%) C#
5 142 (33.18%) Python
6 83 (19.39%) PHP
7 70 (16.36%) Embedded C
8 58 (13.55%) JavaScript
9 36 (8.41%) Embedded C++
10 28 (6.54%) PL/SQL
10 28 (6.54%) T-SQL
11 25 (5.84%) Go
11 25 (5.84%) VB
12 23 (5.37%) Perl
13 22 (5.14%) Ruby
14 19 (4.44%) MATLAB
15 18 (4.21%) Shell Script
16 15 (3.50%) XAML
17 12 (2.80%) R
18 11 (2.57%) VB6
Qualifications
1 166 (38.79%) Degree
2 39 (9.11%) PhD
3 30 (7.01%) Security Cleared
4 26 (6.07%) HND
5 24 (5.61%) Computer Science Degree
6 20 (4.67%) HNC
7 19 (4.44%) ISTQB
8 18 (4.21%) DV Cleared
9 15 (3.50%) ISEB
9 15 (3.50%) Numerate Degree
10 7 (1.64%) Postgraduate
11 1 (0.23%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.23%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 26 (6.07%) QA
2 2 (0.47%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.23%) MISRA
System Software
1 48 (11.21%) Firmware
2 15 (3.50%) Docker
3 6 (1.40%) Hyper-V
3 6 (1.40%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 25 (5.84%) Puppet
2 24 (5.61%) Ansible
2 24 (5.61%) Opscode Chef
3 15 (3.50%) HP Quality Center
3 15 (3.50%) Mesos
4 9 (2.10%) Kubernetes
5 6 (1.40%) Terraform
6 2 (0.47%) Nessus
6 2 (0.47%) Nmap
Vendors
1 60 (14.02%) Microsoft
2 39 (9.11%) Oracle
3 34 (7.94%) SAP
4 23 (5.37%) Google
5 15 (3.50%) HP
6 11 (2.57%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.40%) VMware
8 4 (0.93%) Freescale
9 3 (0.70%) Cisco
10 2 (0.47%) Apple
10 2 (0.47%) McAfee
10 2 (0.47%) Xilinx
11 1 (0.23%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.23%) Juniper
11 1 (0.23%) Northgate
Manchester, Lancashire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: Bonus, Pension, Healthcare
Posted: 22 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 1 hour ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Additional bonus and benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
ECOM
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Premier IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester
Thales
Posted: 26 days ago
Oldham
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
Manchester
Thales
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £48000 - £55000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 25 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Including benefits, bonus and great prospects!
Posted: 19 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Sage UK Limited
Salary: Unspecified
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £62000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 20 days ago