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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West / Manchester
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 43 47 58
Rank change year-on-year +4 +11  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 228 162 173
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.79% 4.73% 4.59%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.59% 8.99% 8.67%
Number of salaries quoted 162 130 165
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% +20.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £23,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £49,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2378 1803 1996
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 60.42% 52.66% 52.92%
Number of salaries quoted 2032 1532 1752
Median salary £40,496 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.71% +13.33%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 30 March 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 30 March 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 +2 51 £37,500 +56.25% 6
Stockport -15 8 £43,500 -20.90% 4
Cheadle - 4 £45,625 - 1
Salford - 3 £44,000 - 2
Altrincham -11 1 - -
Bolton - 1 £21,500 -
Wigan - 1 £38,500 - 1
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 30 March 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++.

1 184 (52.27%) Software Engineering
2 165 (46.88%) Java
3 163 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
4 142 (40.34%) C
5 131 (37.22%) Degree
6 130 (36.93%) C#
7 120 (34.09%) .NET
7 120 (34.09%) Linux
7 120 (34.09%) OO
8 118 (33.52%) SQL
9 106 (30.11%) HTML
10 98 (27.84%) Python
11 85 (24.15%) Continuous Integration
12 79 (22.44%) Visual Studio
13 77 (21.88%) PHP
14 76 (21.59%) Scrum
15 73 (20.74%) Validation
16 70 (19.89%) Windows
17 68 (19.32%) Embedded C
18 54 (15.34%) OOD
18 54 (15.34%) SOAP
18 54 (15.34%) Computer Science
19 51 (14.49%) Multithreading
20 50 (14.20%) JavaScript
21 49 (13.92%) XML
21 49 (13.92%) WPF
22 48 (13.64%) Unit Testing
22 48 (13.64%) SQL Server
22 48 (13.64%) Electronics
23 45 (12.78%) Web Services

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 10 (2.84%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.56%) BizTalk Server
2 9 (2.56%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.42%) Apache
4 4 (1.14%) Confluence
4 4 (1.14%) Tomcat
5 3 (0.85%) WebSphere
6 2 (0.57%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.57%) SAS
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 12 (3.41%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.28%) Maya
2 1 (0.28%) MODO
2 1 (0.28%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 10 (2.84%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (1.14%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.99%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.57%) Google Cloud Platform
3 1 (0.28%) GitHub
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (0.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (9.09%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.56%) Ethernet
3 8 (2.27%) RS-232
4 4 (1.14%) Broadband
4 4 (1.14%) Internet
5 2 (0.57%) LLU
5 2 (0.57%) tcpdump
6 1 (0.28%) SSL
6 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 48 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 37 (10.51%) MySQL
3 15 (4.26%) Big Data
4 14 (3.98%) Relational Database
5 10 (2.84%) Hadoop
6 7 (1.99%) RDBMS
6 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (1.99%) SQL Server 2014
7 4 (1.14%) NoSQL
8 3 (0.85%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.57%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.28%) Apache Hive
10 1 (0.28%) Impala
10 1 (0.28%) PostgreSQL
10 1 (0.28%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 79 (22.44%) Visual Studio
2 38 (10.80%) MSTest
2 38 (10.80%) NUnit
2 38 (10.80%) Selenium
3 37 (10.51%) Cucumber
3 37 (10.51%) Git (software)
4 29 (8.24%) JUnit
5 28 (7.95%) Team Foundation Server
6 27 (7.67%) JIRA
7 20 (5.68%) Jenkins
8 12 (3.41%) JMeter
8 12 (3.41%) LoadRunner
9 10 (2.84%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 8 (2.27%) Subversion
11 7 (1.99%) GoCD
11 7 (1.99%) Microsoft Blend
11 7 (1.99%) MSI
11 7 (1.99%) NuGet
11 7 (1.99%) WiX
12 6 (1.70%) MSBuild
General
1 48 (13.64%) Electronics
2 37 (10.51%) Finance
2 37 (10.51%) Games
3 31 (8.81%) Manufacturing
4 20 (5.68%) Retail
5 17 (4.83%) Marketing
6 13 (3.69%) Telecoms
7 11 (3.13%) Military
8 9 (2.56%) Banking
9 2 (0.57%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.57%) Automotive
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
Job Titles
1 135 (38.35%) Developer
2 100 (28.41%) Software Engineer
3 50 (14.20%) Embedded Engineer
4 45 (12.78%) Software Developer
5 42 (11.93%) C++ Developer
6 36 (10.23%) Test Engineer
7 35 (9.94%) C++ Software Engineer
8 32 (9.09%) C# Software Engineer
8 32 (9.09%) Java Developer
9 31 (8.81%) Senior Developer
10 27 (7.67%) .NET Software Engineer
11 26 (7.39%) Linux Engineer
12 22 (6.25%) Embedded Developer
13 21 (5.97%) Graduate
13 21 (5.97%) Senior Java Developer
14 20 (5.68%) Embedded Linux Engineer
14 20 (5.68%) Senior Software Engineer
15 19 (5.40%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 19 (5.40%) Linux Developer
16 17 (4.83%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (34.09%) .NET
2 106 (30.11%) HTML
3 54 (15.34%) SOAP
4 49 (13.92%) WPF
4 49 (13.92%) XML
5 45 (12.78%) WCF
5 45 (12.78%) Web Services
6 38 (10.80%) LINQ
7 36 (10.23%) J2EE
7 36 (10.23%) jQuery
8 34 (9.66%) CSS
9 33 (9.38%) ASP.NET
10 31 (8.81%) OpenGL
10 31 (8.81%) Silverlight
10 31 (8.81%) WF
11 27 (7.67%) RESTful
12 24 (6.82%) XSLT
13 20 (5.68%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 16 (4.55%) HTML5
15 15 (4.26%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.34%) Computer Science
2 35 (9.94%) Algorithms
3 24 (6.82%) Device Driver
4 21 (5.97%) Enterprise Software
5 19 (5.40%) iPad
6 18 (5.11%) Analytical Skills
7 16 (4.55%) 3D Graphics
8 14 (3.98%) Kinect
9 13 (3.69%) Augmented Reality
10 12 (3.41%) HoloLens
11 9 (2.56%) Animation
11 9 (2.56%) Internet of Things
11 9 (2.56%) Mobile App
12 8 (2.27%) Data Structures
12 8 (2.27%) N-Tier
13 7 (1.99%) Industrial Internet of Things
14 6 (1.70%) Cyberthreat
15 5 (1.42%) Cyber Defence
16 4 (1.14%) Embedded Systems
16 4 (1.14%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 120 (34.09%) Linux
2 70 (19.89%) Windows
3 44 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
4 19 (5.40%) Windows XP
5 17 (4.83%) Unix
6 13 (3.69%) Android
6 13 (3.69%) Apple iOS
7 9 (2.56%) Mac OS X
8 7 (1.99%) Mac OS
8 7 (1.99%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 4 (1.14%) CentOS
9 4 (1.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 3 (0.85%) Windows 7
11 1 (0.28%) Debian
11 1 (0.28%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 184 (52.27%) Software Engineering
2 163 (46.31%) Agile Software Development
3 120 (34.09%) OO
4 85 (24.15%) Continuous Integration
5 76 (21.59%) Scrum
6 73 (20.74%) Validation
7 54 (15.34%) OOD
8 51 (14.49%) Multithreading
9 48 (13.64%) Unit Testing
10 40 (11.36%) SDLC
11 39 (11.08%) DevOps
12 36 (10.23%) UML
13 35 (9.94%) MVVM
14 32 (9.09%) RUP
15 31 (8.81%) Concurrent Programming
16 30 (8.52%) Test Scripting
17 29 (8.24%) Mathematics
17 29 (8.24%) TDD
18 28 (7.95%) Service Delivery
18 28 (7.95%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 165 (46.88%) Java
2 142 (40.34%) C
3 130 (36.93%) C#
4 118 (33.52%) SQL
5 98 (27.84%) Python
6 77 (21.88%) PHP
7 68 (19.32%) Embedded C
8 50 (14.20%) JavaScript
9 36 (10.23%) Embedded C++
10 30 (8.52%) PL/SQL
10 30 (8.52%) T-SQL
11 29 (8.24%) Perl
12 24 (6.82%) VB
13 20 (5.68%) Ruby
14 14 (3.98%) Go
15 11 (3.13%) VB6
16 10 (2.84%) MATLAB
17 7 (1.99%) XAML
18 6 (1.70%) PowerShell
19 5 (1.42%) R
Qualifications
1 131 (37.22%) Degree
2 31 (8.81%) Security Cleared
3 24 (6.82%) DV Cleared
4 23 (6.53%) PhD
5 21 (5.97%) HNC
5 21 (5.97%) HND
6 13 (3.69%) ISTQB
7 12 (3.41%) ISEB
8 7 (1.99%) Postgraduate
9 5 (1.42%) SC Cleared
10 3 (0.85%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.28%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (7.67%) QA
2 4 (1.14%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.28%) MISRA
System Software
1 42 (11.93%) Firmware
2 11 (3.13%) Hyper-V
2 11 (3.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 7 (1.99%) Docker
Systems Management
1 14 (3.98%) Ansible
1 14 (3.98%) Puppet
2 12 (3.41%) HP Quality Center
3 10 (2.84%) Opscode Chef
4 6 (1.70%) Terraform
5 4 (1.14%) Mesos
6 2 (0.57%) Nessus
6 2 (0.57%) Nmap
7 1 (0.28%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 37 (10.51%) Microsoft
2 29 (8.24%) Oracle
3 12 (3.41%) HP
4 11 (3.13%) VMware
5 10 (2.84%) SAP
6 7 (1.99%) Google
7 4 (1.14%) Red Hat
8 2 (0.57%) Apple
8 2 (0.57%) Cisco
8 2 (0.57%) Intel Security
8 2 (0.57%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.28%) Cloudera
9 1 (0.28%) Cognizant
9 1 (0.28%) Freescale
9 1 (0.28%) Hortonworks
9 1 (0.28%) Northgate
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 10 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
AMsource Technology
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 2 hours ago
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Agile Recruitment Ltd
Posted: 20 hours ago
Cheadle, Cheshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Competitive Salary - Please contact for details
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Agile Recruitment Ltd
Salary: uncapped bonus
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Stockport
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Greater Manchester
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
TEKsystems
Salary: £200 - £250 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Digital Gurus
Salary: £40000.00 - £60000.00 per annum + pension, healthcare, etc.
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 7 days ago
Wigan
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Oldham, Manchester
Easy Web Recruitment
Salary: Highly Competitive and negotiable
Posted: 16 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 23 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £65000 - £75000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 21 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Raytheon Systems Ltd
Salary: Competitive, plus benefits and annual bonus
Posted: 16 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £35000.00 - £40000.00 per annum + plus bonus and benefits
Posted: 27 days ago