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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 12 August 2022 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
12 Aug 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 104 84 93
Rank change year-on-year -20 +9 -44
Permanent jobs citing C++ 182 174 88
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.14% 3.62% 2.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.43% 7.10% 4.66%
Number of salaries quoted 124 131 61
10th Percentile £37,500 £40,250 £27,500
25th Percentile £44,688 £46,250 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £57,750 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +5.00% +4.76% +5.00%
75th Percentile £82,500 £63,750 £61,250
90th Percentile £88,902 £72,500 £82,500
North West median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%

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 2,832 2,452 1,888
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.82% 50.97% 60.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2,057 1,975 1,645
10th Percentile £37,500 £33,750 £33,850
25th Percentile £42,500 £41,250 £41,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +11.11%
75th Percentile £73,750 £66,250 £61,145
90th Percentile £86,250 £80,000 £70,000
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Manchester.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Manchester

C++
Salary Trend in Manchester

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in Manchester.

Salary trend for C++ in Manchester

C++
Salary Histogram in Manchester

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Manchester over the 6 months to 12 August 2022.

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 12 August 2022. 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
Jobs
Salford -2 10 £50,000 - 1
Cheadle - 3 £65,000 - 1
Stockport - 2 £85,000 - 2
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 12 August 2022, 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++.

1 127 (69.78%) Java
1 127 (69.78%) Python
2 124 (68.13%) Software Engineering
3 102 (56.04%) JavaScript
4 89 (48.90%) Agile
5 65 (35.71%) Degree
6 53 (29.12%) AWS
7 46 (25.27%) Security Cleared
8 43 (23.63%) C#
9 36 (19.78%) Problem-Solving
10 35 (19.23%) Linux
11 34 (18.68%) React
12 33 (18.13%) OO
13 31 (17.03%) Azure
13 31 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
14 30 (16.48%) Social Skills
15 29 (15.93%) GCP
16 28 (15.38%) Mentoring
16 28 (15.38%) OOP
17 26 (14.29%) Computer Science
18 25 (13.74%) Windows
18 25 (13.74%) Automotive
18 25 (13.74%) TypeScript
18 25 (13.74%) Docker
19 24 (13.19%) Kubernetes
19 24 (13.19%) SDLC
19 24 (13.19%) Node.js
20 23 (12.64%) Go
21 22 (12.09%) DevOps
21 22 (12.09%) Full Stack Development

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 6 (3.30%) SharePoint
2 4 (2.20%) Apache
3 2 (1.10%) OpenStack
4 1 (0.55%) Confluence
4 1 (0.55%) JBoss
4 1 (0.55%) WinCC
Applications
1 5 (2.75%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (2.20%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (1.65%) Maple
4 1 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.55%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 53 (29.12%) AWS
2 31 (17.03%) Azure
3 29 (15.93%) GCP
4 11 (6.04%) AWS CloudFormation
5 10 (5.49%) GitHub
5 10 (5.49%) SaaS
6 5 (2.75%) Salesforce Commerce Cloud
7 2 (1.10%) AWS Lambda
7 2 (1.10%) OpenShift
7 2 (1.10%) Serverless
8 1 (0.55%) Amazon Cognito
8 1 (0.55%) AWS CodeCommit
8 1 (0.55%) Azure DevOps
8 1 (0.55%) Datadog
8 1 (0.55%) GitHub Actions
8 1 (0.55%) Microsoft 365
Communications & Networking
1 11 (6.04%) HTTP
1 11 (6.04%) TCP/IP
2 7 (3.85%) Internet
2 7 (3.85%) Network Security
3 2 (1.10%) Software-Defined Networking
4 1 (0.55%) RFID
4 1 (0.55%) RS-232
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.04%) Big Data
2 9 (4.95%) MongoDB
3 5 (2.75%) BusinessObjects
4 4 (2.20%) NoSQL
4 4 (2.20%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.65%) Hadoop
5 3 (1.65%) Metadata
6 2 (1.10%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (1.10%) MySQL
6 2 (1.10%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.55%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (0.55%) DynamoDB
7 1 (0.55%) Informix
7 1 (0.55%) PostgreSQL
7 1 (0.55%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 18 (9.89%) Visual Studio
2 13 (7.14%) JIRA
3 12 (6.59%) Jenkins
4 11 (6.04%) Git (software)
5 7 (3.85%) GitLab
6 5 (2.75%) JUnit
6 5 (2.75%) Travis CI
7 4 (2.20%) Appium
7 4 (2.20%) JMeter
7 4 (2.20%) Postman
7 4 (2.20%) Robot Framework
7 4 (2.20%) Selenium
8 3 (1.65%) CircleCI
8 3 (1.65%) Subversion
9 2 (1.10%) GoCD
9 2 (1.10%) IDA Disassembler
10 1 (0.55%) eggPlant
10 1 (0.55%) Gatling
10 1 (0.55%) SonarQube
10 1 (0.55%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 31 (17.03%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (16.48%) Social Skills
3 25 (13.74%) Automotive
4 17 (9.34%) Retail
5 13 (7.14%) Finance
6 12 (6.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 10 (5.49%) Manufacturing
8 9 (4.95%) Games
9 8 (4.40%) Electronics
9 8 (4.40%) Telecoms
10 5 (2.75%) Aerospace
10 5 (2.75%) Public Sector
11 3 (1.65%) Advertising
11 3 (1.65%) Local Government
11 3 (1.65%) Marketing
11 3 (1.65%) Police
12 2 (1.10%) Law
13 1 (0.55%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.55%) Social Housing
Job Titles
1 92 (50.55%) Software Engineer
2 34 (18.68%) Developer
3 23 (12.64%) Lead Software Engineer
4 20 (10.99%) C++ Developer
5 18 (9.89%) Senior Software Engineer
6 17 (9.34%) Graduate
7 14 (7.69%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 12 (6.59%) Technical Leader
9 10 (5.49%) C++ Software Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Embedded Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Principal Engineer
10 8 (4.40%) Team Leader
11 7 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 7 (3.85%) Software Developer
11 7 (3.85%) Software Team Leader
12 5 (2.75%) Data Engineer
12 5 (2.75%) Development Team Leader
12 5 (2.75%) Engineering Manager
12 5 (2.75%) Software Manager
12 5 (2.75%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 34 (18.68%) React
2 24 (13.19%) Node.js
3 17 (9.34%) XML
4 15 (8.24%) .NET
5 14 (7.69%) AngularJS
6 11 (6.04%) HTML
6 11 (6.04%) JSON
6 11 (6.04%) Vue.js
7 10 (5.49%) Web Services
8 9 (4.95%) RabbitMQ
9 8 (4.40%) Kafka
10 7 (3.85%) Qt
10 7 (3.85%) RESTful
10 7 (3.85%) SOAP
11 6 (3.30%) QML
11 6 (3.30%) Spring
12 5 (2.75%) gRPC
12 5 (2.75%) Java EE
12 5 (2.75%) JSF
12 5 (2.75%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 15 (8.24%) Algorithms
2 13 (7.14%) IoT
3 10 (5.49%) Client/Server
4 7 (3.85%) Data Structures
4 7 (3.85%) Greenfield Project
5 6 (3.30%) Cyber Defence
5 6 (3.30%) Cyberthreat
5 6 (3.30%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (3.30%) Legacy Systems
5 6 (3.30%) Management Information System
5 6 (3.30%) Sports Betting
6 5 (2.75%) Cyberattack
7 4 (2.20%) Smartphone
7 4 (2.20%) User Experience
8 3 (1.65%) 3D Graphics
8 3 (1.65%) Cybercrime
8 3 (1.65%) Data Protection Act
9 2 (1.10%) Cloud Native
9 2 (1.10%) Driving Licence
9 2 (1.10%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 35 (19.23%) Linux
2 25 (13.74%) Windows
3 10 (5.49%) Unix
4 9 (4.95%) Android
4 9 (4.95%) Apple iOS
5 5 (2.75%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 124 (68.13%) Software Engineering
2 89 (48.90%) Agile
3 36 (19.78%) Problem-Solving
4 33 (18.13%) OO
5 28 (15.38%) Mentoring
5 28 (15.38%) OOP
6 26 (14.29%) Computer Science
7 24 (13.19%) SDLC
8 22 (12.09%) Configuration Management
8 22 (12.09%) DevOps
8 22 (12.09%) Full Stack Development
9 21 (11.54%) Test Automation
10 18 (9.89%) Microservices
11 17 (9.34%) Coaching
11 17 (9.34%) Continuous Integration
12 16 (8.79%) Cybersecurity
12 16 (8.79%) Line Management
12 16 (8.79%) Software Testing
13 13 (7.14%) Artificial Intelligence
13 13 (7.14%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 127 (69.78%) Java
1 127 (69.78%) Python
2 102 (56.04%) JavaScript
3 43 (23.63%) C#
4 25 (13.74%) TypeScript
5 23 (12.64%) Go
6 22 (12.09%) C
7 20 (10.99%) SQL
8 17 (9.34%) Scala
9 15 (8.24%) PHP
10 11 (6.04%) Kotlin
11 8 (4.40%) Perl
11 8 (4.40%) Ruby
12 6 (3.30%) MATLAB
13 4 (2.20%) Bash
13 4 (2.20%) R
14 3 (1.65%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.65%) VC++
15 2 (1.10%) Embedded C
15 2 (1.10%) Rust
Qualifications
1 65 (35.71%) Degree
2 46 (25.27%) Security Cleared
3 10 (5.49%) SC Cleared
4 8 (4.40%) Computer Science Degree
5 7 (3.85%) DV Cleared
6 2 (1.10%) AWS Certification
6 2 (1.10%) CCNA
6 2 (1.10%) CCNP
6 2 (1.10%) CHECK Team Leader
6 2 (1.10%) Cisco Certification
6 2 (1.10%) CREST Certified
6 2 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
7 1 (0.55%) CHECK Team Member
7 1 (0.55%) OSCP
7 1 (0.55%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.55%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (8.79%) QA
2 1 (0.55%) GDPR
2 1 (0.55%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 25 (13.74%) Docker
2 4 (2.20%) Postfix
2 4 (2.20%) VMware Infrastructure
3 3 (1.65%) Firmware
4 2 (1.10%) Ceph
4 2 (1.10%) Lustre
Systems Management
1 24 (13.19%) Kubernetes
2 20 (10.99%) Terraform
3 6 (3.30%) Ansible
4 4 (2.20%) Pacemaker
4 4 (2.20%) Podman
5 2 (1.10%) Mesos
6 1 (0.55%) Grafana
Vendors
1 9 (4.95%) Microsoft
2 8 (4.40%) Google
3 7 (3.85%) Salesforce.com
4 4 (2.20%) Oracle
4 4 (2.20%) VMware
5 3 (1.65%) SAP