Period
to 18 October 2021

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 18 October 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Oct 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 89 117 48
Rank change year-on-year +28 -69 +52
Permanent jobs citing C++ 193 40 355
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Manchester 3.47% 1.55% 5.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.11% 2.55% 10.35%
Number of salaries quoted 138 38 175
10th Percentile £37,500 £37,500 £26,250
25th Percentile £46,250 £43,125 £32,500
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% -
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £65,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £77,250 "
North West median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £46,708
% change year-on-year +10.00% +7.05% -1.67%

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 2,716 1,568 3,429
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 48.88% 60.89% 52.65%
Number of salaries quoted 2,173 1,444 2,739
10th Percentile £35,500 £35,000 £29,750
25th Percentile £41,250 £41,250 £36,250
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £54,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median % change year-on-year +8.00% +5.26% +5.56%
75th Percentile £67,500 £61,250 £60,000
90th Percentile £82,500 £70,000 £67,500
North West median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 18 October 2021.

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 18 October 2021. 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
Bolton - 18 - - 2
Salford -4 5 - - 5
Altrincham - 5 £42,500 -
Oldham - 1 £37,500 - 3
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 18 October 2021, 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++.

1 133 (68.91%) Software Engineering
2 126 (65.28%) Java
3 118 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
4 108 (55.96%) C#
5 101 (52.33%) Python
5 101 (52.33%) DevOps
6 90 (46.63%) JavaScript
7 86 (44.56%) OO
8 78 (40.41%) Azure
9 70 (36.27%) AWS
10 68 (35.23%) Docker
11 66 (34.20%) OOP
12 53 (27.46%) Kubernetes
13 51 (26.42%) Scala
13 51 (26.42%) Scrum
14 50 (25.91%) TDD
14 50 (25.91%) C
15 49 (25.39%) Kotlin
15 49 (25.39%) Terraform
16 47 (24.35%) React
16 47 (24.35%) AngularJS
17 46 (23.83%) Go
17 46 (23.83%) GCP
18 45 (23.32%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
18 45 (23.32%) AWS CloudFormation
18 45 (23.32%) Microservices
18 45 (23.32%) Vue.js
18 45 (23.32%) SOLID
19 39 (20.21%) SQL
20 36 (18.65%) .NET

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 16 (8.29%) Elasticsearch
1 16 (8.29%) nginx
2 14 (7.25%) Confluence
3 9 (4.66%) Drupal
3 9 (4.66%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (4.66%) MS Visio
Cloud Services
1 78 (40.41%) Azure
2 70 (36.27%) AWS
3 46 (23.83%) GCP
4 45 (23.32%) AWS CloudFormation
5 13 (6.74%) Amazon SQS
6 4 (2.07%) Amazon ECS
7 2 (1.04%) OpenShift
8 1 (0.52%) Cloud Computing
8 1 (0.52%) Force.com
8 1 (0.52%) Power Platform
8 1 (0.52%) Salesforce Service Cloud
8 1 (0.52%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.03%) Modbus
2 18 (9.33%) Ethernet
2 18 (9.33%) Internet
2 18 (9.33%) RS-422
3 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
4 4 (2.07%) RFID
5 1 (0.52%) HTTP
5 1 (0.52%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.52%) LAN
5 1 (0.52%) WAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (17.10%) SQL Server
2 30 (15.54%) PostgreSQL
3 22 (11.40%) MySQL
4 17 (8.81%) NoSQL
5 16 (8.29%) Redis
6 13 (6.74%) Amazon Aurora
6 13 (6.74%) Amazon RDS
6 13 (6.74%) Relational Database
7 11 (5.70%) Big Data
8 1 (0.52%) Power BI
8 1 (0.52%) QlikView
8 1 (0.52%) Tableau
Development Applications
1 32 (16.58%) Git (software)
2 31 (16.06%) Jenkins
3 17 (8.81%) Subversion
4 16 (8.29%) Mercurial
5 14 (7.25%) JIRA
6 6 (3.11%) MSTest
6 6 (3.11%) NUnit
7 3 (1.55%) SonarQube
7 3 (1.55%) Visual Studio
General
1 27 (13.99%) Social Skills
2 18 (9.33%) French Language
2 18 (9.33%) Manufacturing
3 17 (8.81%) Law
4 13 (6.74%) Electronics
5 11 (5.70%) Finance
5 11 (5.70%) Legal
6 5 (2.59%) Inclusion and Diversity
6 5 (2.59%) Public Sector
7 4 (2.07%) Aerospace
8 3 (1.55%) Analytical Skills
9 2 (1.04%) Marketing
10 1 (0.52%) Games
10 1 (0.52%) Retail
Job Titles
1 104 (53.89%) Software Engineer
2 39 (20.21%) Developer
3 25 (12.95%) Senior Software Engineer
4 22 (11.40%) Technical Leader
5 20 (10.36%) Full Stack Developer
6 19 (9.84%) Senior Developer
7 18 (9.33%) Software Test Engineer
7 18 (9.33%) Test Engineer
8 16 (8.29%) Python Engineer
8 16 (8.29%) Python Software Engineer
9 13 (6.74%) Software Developer
10 11 (5.70%) .NET Developer
10 11 (5.70%) Senior .NET Developer
10 11 (5.70%) Senior Full Stack Developer
11 8 (4.15%) Embedded Engineer
11 8 (4.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 7 (3.63%) C++ Developer
13 6 (3.11%) Architect
13 6 (3.11%) C# Software Engineer
13 6 (3.11%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (24.35%) AngularJS
1 47 (24.35%) React
2 45 (23.32%) Vue.js
3 36 (18.65%) .NET
4 32 (16.58%) Kafka
5 29 (15.03%) RabbitMQ
6 23 (11.92%) RESTful
7 20 (10.36%) SOAP
7 20 (10.36%) WPF
8 17 (8.81%) Apache NiFi
8 17 (8.81%) WCF
9 13 (6.74%) JMS
10 11 (5.70%) .NET Framework
10 11 (5.70%) Entity Framework
10 11 (5.70%) Web Services
11 10 (5.18%) Node.js
12 7 (3.63%) Spring
12 7 (3.63%) XML
13 6 (3.11%) ASP.NET
13 6 (3.11%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 14 (7.25%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (5.70%) Cyberattack
3 10 (5.18%) User Experience
4 8 (4.15%) Greenfield Project
5 3 (1.55%) SCADA
6 2 (1.04%) Self-Motivation
7 1 (0.52%) Algorithms
7 1 (0.52%) Client/Server
7 1 (0.52%) Data Structures
7 1 (0.52%) Device Driver
7 1 (0.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.52%) Renewable Energy
7 1 (0.52%) Smart Meter
7 1 (0.52%) Virtual Team
Operating Systems
1 35 (18.13%) Linux
2 18 (9.33%) Unix
3 14 (7.25%) CentOS
3 14 (7.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (1.04%) Android
4 2 (1.04%) Windows
5 1 (0.52%) Apple iOS
5 1 (0.52%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (0.52%) VME
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (68.91%) Software Engineering
2 118 (61.14%) Agile Software Development
3 101 (52.33%) DevOps
4 86 (44.56%) OO
5 66 (34.20%) OOP
6 51 (26.42%) Scrum
7 50 (25.91%) TDD
8 45 (23.32%) Don't repeat yourself (DRY)
8 45 (23.32%) Microservices
8 45 (23.32%) SOLID
9 32 (16.58%) Mentoring
10 27 (13.99%) Continuous Integration
10 27 (13.99%) Software Testing
11 26 (13.47%) Computer Science
12 25 (12.95%) Unit Testing
13 24 (12.44%) Full Stack Development
13 24 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
14 19 (9.84%) OOD
15 17 (8.81%) Artificial Intelligence
15 17 (8.81%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 126 (65.28%) Java
2 108 (55.96%) C#
3 101 (52.33%) Python
4 90 (46.63%) JavaScript
5 51 (26.42%) Scala
6 50 (25.91%) C
7 49 (25.39%) Kotlin
8 46 (23.83%) Go
9 39 (20.21%) SQL
10 31 (16.06%) Ruby
11 14 (7.25%) PHP
12 13 (6.74%) VB
13 9 (4.66%) T-SQL
14 6 (3.11%) PL/SQL
15 5 (2.59%) Bash Shell
16 4 (2.07%) PowerShell
17 3 (1.55%) Apple Swift
17 3 (1.55%) Perl
17 3 (1.55%) R
17 3 (1.55%) XAML
Qualifications
1 17 (8.81%) SC Cleared
1 17 (8.81%) Security Cleared
2 14 (7.25%) Degree
3 5 (2.59%) BPSS Clearance
4 3 (1.55%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (1.55%) Data Quality
2 1 (0.52%) DICOM
2 1 (0.52%) PMO
System Software
1 68 (35.23%) Docker
2 4 (2.07%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (0.52%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 53 (27.46%) Kubernetes
2 49 (25.39%) Terraform
3 35 (18.13%) Ansible
4 4 (2.07%) Opscode Chef
4 4 (2.07%) Puppet
5 1 (0.52%) Single Sign-On
Vendors
1 16 (8.29%) Microsoft
1 16 (8.29%) Red Hat
2 6 (3.11%) Oracle
2 6 (3.11%) Salesforce.com
3 4 (2.07%) VMware
4 1 (0.52%) MuleSoft
4 1 (0.52%) Pardot
4 1 (0.52%) Perforce