Period
to 21 January 2022

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

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jan 2022
Same period 2021 Same period 2020
Rank 87 108 89
Rank change year-on-year +21 -19 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 185 77 184
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.36% 2.48% 3.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.83% 4.16% 5.89%
Number of salaries quoted 133 64 104
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £28,750
25th Percentile £47,500 £42,313 £37,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +14.29% - +16.67%
75th Percentile £75,000 £63,750 £61,375
90th Percentile £82,500 £68,750 £65,000
North West median annual salary £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +14.29% +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 2,710 1,851 3,124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 49.28% 59.58% 55.25%
Number of salaries quoted 2,144 1,699 2,524
10th Percentile £36,250 £32,500 £31,250
25th Percentile £43,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +10.00% - +11.11%
75th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £60,000
90th Percentile £85,000 £71,265 £68,750
North West median annual salary £54,100 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +8.20% +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 21 January 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 21 January 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
Oldham - 8 £60,000 - 1
Salford 0 7 - -
Bolton - 7 - -
Bury - 1 - -
Altrincham - 1 £42,500 - 1
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 21 January 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++.

1 122 (65.95%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (64.32%) Software Engineering
3 113 (61.08%) Python
4 112 (60.54%) Java
5 96 (51.89%) C#
6 90 (48.65%) JavaScript
7 81 (43.78%) DevOps
8 77 (41.62%) OO
9 64 (34.59%) Azure
10 62 (33.51%) Docker
11 58 (31.35%) AWS
11 58 (31.35%) OOP
12 46 (24.86%) Kubernetes
12 46 (24.86%) Kotlin
13 45 (24.32%) SQL
14 44 (23.78%) Scala
15 42 (22.70%) Go
15 42 (22.70%) AngularJS
15 42 (22.70%) React
15 42 (22.70%) GCP
15 42 (22.70%) Terraform
16 40 (21.62%) SOLID
16 40 (21.62%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
16 40 (21.62%) AWS CloudFormation
16 40 (21.62%) Vue.js
17 39 (21.08%) Scrum
18 37 (20.00%) Microservices
19 35 (18.92%) .NET
19 35 (18.92%) C
20 34 (18.38%) Continuous Integration

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 14 (7.57%) Confluence
2 9 (4.86%) Drupal
2 9 (4.86%) WordPress
3 5 (2.70%) Elasticsearch
4 4 (2.16%) nginx
5 1 (0.54%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.54%) WinCC
Applications
1 9 (4.86%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (0.54%) Visualfiles
Cloud Services
1 64 (34.59%) Azure
2 58 (31.35%) AWS
3 42 (22.70%) GCP
4 40 (21.62%) AWS CloudFormation
5 5 (2.70%) Amazon SQS
6 2 (1.08%) Serverless
7 1 (0.54%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
7 1 (0.54%) Force.com
7 1 (0.54%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
Communications & Networking
1 15 (8.11%) Modbus
2 10 (5.41%) Internet
3 8 (4.32%) TCP/IP
4 7 (3.78%) Ethernet
4 7 (3.78%) RS-422
5 5 (2.70%) RFID
6 3 (1.62%) HTTP
7 1 (0.54%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (11.89%) SQL Server
2 15 (8.11%) MySQL
3 11 (5.95%) PostgreSQL
4 9 (4.86%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (4.32%) Data Mining
5 8 (4.32%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.78%) Big Data
7 6 (3.24%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.70%) Amazon Aurora
8 5 (2.70%) Amazon RDS
9 4 (2.16%) Redis
10 1 (0.54%) Couchbase
Development Applications
1 20 (10.81%) Jenkins
2 16 (8.65%) JIRA
3 13 (7.03%) Git (software)
4 11 (5.95%) MSTest
4 11 (5.95%) NUnit
5 6 (3.24%) Subversion
6 5 (2.70%) Visual Studio
7 4 (2.16%) Mercurial
7 4 (2.16%) SonarQube
8 2 (1.08%) GitLab
General
1 24 (12.97%) Social Skills
2 20 (10.81%) Law
3 18 (9.73%) Finance
4 16 (8.65%) Analytical Skills
4 16 (8.65%) Public Sector
5 10 (5.41%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 9 (4.86%) Electronics
6 9 (4.86%) Legal
7 8 (4.32%) Manufacturing
8 7 (3.78%) French Language
9 6 (3.24%) Games
10 5 (2.70%) Retail
11 4 (2.16%) Marketing
12 3 (1.62%) Presentation Skills
13 1 (0.54%) Aerospace
13 1 (0.54%) Automotive
13 1 (0.54%) Multimedia
13 1 (0.54%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 88 (47.57%) Software Engineer
2 46 (24.86%) Developer
3 24 (12.97%) Technical Leader
4 20 (10.81%) C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (10.27%) Python Engineer
5 19 (10.27%) Python Software Engineer
6 17 (9.19%) C++ Developer
6 17 (9.19%) Full Stack Developer
6 17 (9.19%) Senior Software Engineer
7 14 (7.57%) C++ Software Developer
7 14 (7.57%) Python Developer
8 13 (7.03%) Agile Developer
8 13 (7.03%) Cybersecurity C++ Software Developer
8 13 (7.03%) Cybersecurity Engineer
8 13 (7.03%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 13 (7.03%) Security Engineer
8 13 (7.03%) SQL Developer
9 12 (6.49%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.95%) C# Software Engineer
11 10 (5.41%) Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (22.70%) AngularJS
1 42 (22.70%) React
2 40 (21.62%) Vue.js
3 35 (18.92%) .NET
4 30 (16.22%) Kafka
5 22 (11.89%) RESTful
6 20 (10.81%) WPF
7 19 (10.27%) WCF
8 18 (9.73%) Apache NiFi
9 17 (9.19%) SOAP
10 14 (7.57%) Web Services
10 14 (7.57%) XML
11 13 (7.03%) HTML
11 13 (7.03%) Spring
12 12 (6.49%) Spring Boot
13 11 (5.95%) ASP.NET
13 11 (5.95%) jQuery
13 11 (5.95%) LINQ
13 11 (5.95%) Silverlight
13 11 (5.95%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 11 (5.95%) Algorithms
2 10 (5.41%) User Experience
3 7 (3.78%) Cyberattack
4 6 (3.24%) Enterprise Software
5 5 (2.70%) Greenfield Project
6 4 (2.16%) SCADA
7 3 (1.62%) Management Information System
7 3 (1.62%) Virtual Team
8 2 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (1.08%) Client/Server
8 2 (1.08%) Private Cloud
8 2 (1.08%) Self-Motivation
8 2 (1.08%) SystemC
9 1 (0.54%) Data Centre
9 1 (0.54%) Device Driver
9 1 (0.54%) Driving Licence
9 1 (0.54%) Verilog
9 1 (0.54%) Video\Live Streaming
Operating Systems
1 32 (17.30%) Linux
2 18 (9.73%) Windows
3 14 (7.57%) CentOS
3 14 (7.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 7 (3.78%) Unix
5 2 (1.08%) Android
5 2 (1.08%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.54%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 122 (65.95%) Agile Software Development
2 119 (64.32%) Software Engineering
3 81 (43.78%) DevOps
4 77 (41.62%) OO
5 58 (31.35%) OOP
6 40 (21.62%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
6 40 (21.62%) SOLID
7 39 (21.08%) Scrum
8 37 (20.00%) Microservices
9 34 (18.38%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (17.30%) Mentoring
10 32 (17.30%) Problem-Solving
11 30 (16.22%) TDD
12 28 (15.14%) Test Automation
13 26 (14.05%) Analytics
13 26 (14.05%) Computer Science
13 26 (14.05%) Cybersecurity
14 23 (12.43%) Full Stack Development
15 21 (11.35%) Data Science
15 21 (11.35%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 113 (61.08%) Python
2 112 (60.54%) Java
3 96 (51.89%) C#
4 90 (48.65%) JavaScript
5 46 (24.86%) Kotlin
6 45 (24.32%) SQL
7 44 (23.78%) Scala
8 42 (22.70%) Go
9 35 (18.92%) C
10 23 (12.43%) Ruby
11 14 (7.57%) PHP
12 12 (6.49%) T-SQL
13 11 (5.95%) PL/SQL
14 10 (5.41%) VB
15 4 (2.16%) Perl
16 3 (1.62%) Apple Swift
16 3 (1.62%) Objective-C
16 3 (1.62%) VC++
17 2 (1.08%) Dart
17 2 (1.08%) R
Qualifications
1 24 (12.97%) Degree
2 12 (6.49%) SC Cleared
2 12 (6.49%) Security Cleared
3 8 (4.32%) PhD
4 4 (2.16%) BPSS Clearance
5 1 (0.54%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.16%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.54%) DICOM
2 1 (0.54%) GDPR
2 1 (0.54%) PMO
System Software
1 62 (33.51%) Docker
2 1 (0.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 46 (24.86%) Kubernetes
2 42 (22.70%) Terraform
3 21 (11.35%) Ansible
4 2 (1.08%) Puppet
5 1 (0.54%) Opscode Chef
5 1 (0.54%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 23 (12.43%) Microsoft
2 15 (8.11%) Red Hat
3 13 (7.03%) Sophos
4 11 (5.95%) Oracle
5 8 (4.32%) Salesforce.com
6 2 (1.08%) Perforce
7 1 (0.54%) Google
7 1 (0.54%) MuleSoft
7 1 (0.54%) Pardot
7 1 (0.54%) SAP
7 1 (0.54%) VMware