Period
to 23 May 2018

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 23 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
23 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 92 48 51
Rank change year-on-year -44 +3 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 245 431 327
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.45% 5.58% 4.87%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.58% 9.19% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 205 328 268
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £30,800 £27,500 £23,850
90th Percentile £72,000 £60,000 £57,500
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +18.75% - -

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 4,394 4,692 3,535
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 61.96% 60.77% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3,757 4,063 3,056
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,900 £27,000 £26,250
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

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

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 6 months to 23 May 2018.

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 23 May 2018. 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
Stockport +15 30 £45,000 +5.88% 1
Salford -2 6 £47,500 +5.56% 3
Oldham -8 4 - -
Altrincham +4 2 £52,500 -
Wigan +6 1 £24,000 -40.00% 1
Bolton +5 1 £24,000 +11.63%
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 23 May 2018, 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++.

1 140 (57.14%) C#
2 136 (55.51%) Java
3 133 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
4 120 (48.98%) Software Engineering
5 119 (48.57%) JavaScript
6 108 (44.08%) .NET
7 104 (42.45%) Python
8 95 (38.78%) SQL
9 90 (36.73%) Scrum
10 83 (33.88%) DevOps
11 75 (30.61%) C
12 73 (29.80%) Continuous Integration
13 59 (24.08%) OO
14 58 (23.67%) HTML
15 57 (23.27%) Finance
16 56 (22.86%) CSS
17 53 (21.63%) Degree
18 52 (21.22%) Linux
18 52 (21.22%) Git (software)
18 52 (21.22%) RESTful
19 47 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
20 46 (18.78%) Web Services
21 45 (18.37%) Use Case
22 44 (17.96%) XML
22 44 (17.96%) ASP.NET
23 42 (17.14%) Test Automation
24 41 (16.73%) SOAP
25 40 (16.33%) TDD
25 40 (16.33%) Big Data
25 40 (16.33%) Kubernetes

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 21 (8.57%) Apache Spark
2 13 (5.31%) Apache Pig
3 2 (0.82%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.41%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 4 (1.63%) Maya
1 4 (1.63%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (0.82%) Microsoft Office
3 1 (0.41%) GIMP
3 1 (0.41%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.22%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (4.49%) OpenShift
2 8 (3.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (2.45%) GitHub
4 5 (2.04%) Amazon AWS
5 4 (1.63%) Microsoft Azure
5 4 (1.63%) SaaS
6 3 (1.22%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (1.22%) npm
7 1 (0.41%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.27%) Ethernet
2 5 (2.04%) HTTP
3 4 (1.63%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.63%) Firewall
3 4 (1.63%) LLU
3 4 (1.63%) TCP/IP
4 3 (1.22%) RFID
4 3 (1.22%) SSL
5 2 (0.82%) Internet
6 1 (0.41%) Network Security
6 1 (0.41%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (16.33%) Big Data
2 29 (11.84%) Hadoop
3 22 (8.98%) SQL Server
4 13 (5.31%) Apache Hive
5 11 (4.49%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (2.45%) Relational Database
7 5 (2.04%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (2.04%) MongoDB
7 5 (2.04%) NoSQL
8 4 (1.63%) MySQL
9 3 (1.22%) RDBMS
10 2 (0.82%) Data Mining
11 1 (0.41%) Datomic
Development Applications
1 52 (21.22%) Git (software)
2 38 (15.51%) Jenkins
3 34 (13.88%) MSTest
3 34 (13.88%) NUnit
4 20 (8.16%) Selenium
5 15 (6.12%) JIRA
6 11 (4.49%) Subversion
7 10 (4.08%) Cucumber
7 10 (4.08%) Gradle
8 9 (3.67%) Visual Studio
9 8 (3.27%) Robot Framework
9 8 (3.27%) Xcode
10 7 (2.86%) Bitbucket
10 7 (2.86%) Maven
11 4 (1.63%) Ant
11 4 (1.63%) GitLab
11 4 (1.63%) JUnit
11 4 (1.63%) Mockito
12 3 (1.22%) git-flow
12 3 (1.22%) Sonatype Nexus
General
1 57 (23.27%) Finance
2 38 (15.51%) Electronics
3 32 (13.06%) Manufacturing
3 32 (13.06%) Telecoms
4 28 (11.43%) Marketing
5 14 (5.71%) Games
6 11 (4.49%) Banking
7 6 (2.45%) Automotive
8 5 (2.04%) Retail
9 4 (1.63%) Advertising
9 4 (1.63%) Investment Banking
10 3 (1.22%) Law
11 2 (0.82%) Aerospace
11 2 (0.82%) French Language
11 2 (0.82%) German Language
11 2 (0.82%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.82%) Military
11 2 (0.82%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.41%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 97 (39.59%) Developer
2 74 (30.20%) Software Engineer
3 38 (15.51%) C# Developer
3 38 (15.51%) Software Developer
4 28 (11.43%) Senior Developer
5 22 (8.98%) C# Software Engineer
5 22 (8.98%) C++ Software Engineer
6 20 (8.16%) .NET Developer
6 20 (8.16%) .NET Software Engineer
6 20 (8.16%) Senior Software Developer
7 19 (7.76%) .NET Software Developer
7 19 (7.76%) C# .NET Developer
7 19 (7.76%) C# Software Developer
7 19 (7.76%) Senior C# Developer
7 19 (7.76%) SQL Developer
8 18 (7.35%) Senior .NET Developer
8 18 (7.35%) Senior .NET Software Developer
8 18 (7.35%) Senior C# .NET Developer
8 18 (7.35%) Senior C# Software Developer
8 18 (7.35%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 108 (44.08%) .NET
2 58 (23.67%) HTML
3 56 (22.86%) CSS
4 52 (21.22%) RESTful
5 46 (18.78%) Web Services
6 44 (17.96%) ASP.NET
6 44 (17.96%) XML
7 41 (16.73%) SOAP
8 38 (15.51%) AngularJS
9 35 (14.29%) jQuery
9 35 (14.29%) React
9 35 (14.29%) WPF
10 34 (13.88%) LINQ
10 34 (13.88%) Silverlight
10 34 (13.88%) WCF
10 34 (13.88%) WF
10 34 (13.88%) XSLT
11 24 (9.80%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (8.98%) ASP.NET Web Forms
12 22 (8.98%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (19.18%) Analytical Skills
2 16 (6.53%) Mobile App
2 16 (6.53%) User Experience
3 15 (6.12%) Computer Science
4 9 (3.67%) Greenfield Project
5 8 (3.27%) Algorithms
6 6 (2.45%) Animation
6 6 (2.45%) Mobile Banking
7 5 (2.04%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.63%) Public Cloud
8 4 (1.63%) Virtual Team
9 3 (1.22%) Life Science
9 3 (1.22%) Management Information System
9 3 (1.22%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.22%) Self-Motivation
9 3 (1.22%) VHDL
10 2 (0.82%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (0.82%) Robotics
10 2 (0.82%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 52 (21.22%) Linux
2 38 (15.51%) Android
3 37 (15.10%) Apple iOS
4 21 (8.57%) Windows
5 8 (3.27%) Unix
6 6 (2.45%) Embedded Linux
7 3 (1.22%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.41%) Kali Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 133 (54.29%) Agile Software Development
2 120 (48.98%) Software Engineering
3 90 (36.73%) Scrum
4 83 (33.88%) DevOps
5 73 (29.80%) Continuous Integration
6 59 (24.08%) OO
7 45 (18.37%) Use Case
8 42 (17.14%) Test Automation
9 40 (16.33%) TDD
10 37 (15.10%) UML
11 36 (14.69%) SDLC
12 35 (14.29%) MVVM
13 34 (13.88%) DSDM
13 34 (13.88%) Machine Learning
13 34 (13.88%) RUP
14 32 (13.06%) Problem-Solving
15 28 (11.43%) Business Intelligence
15 28 (11.43%) Digital Marketing
15 28 (11.43%) Programme Management
16 25 (10.20%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 140 (57.14%) C#
2 136 (55.51%) Java
3 119 (48.57%) JavaScript
4 104 (42.45%) Python
5 95 (38.78%) SQL
6 75 (30.61%) C
7 36 (14.69%) PL/SQL
8 34 (13.88%) T-SQL
9 22 (8.98%) Go
9 22 (8.98%) Perl
10 17 (6.94%) Bash Shell
11 16 (6.53%) Ruby
12 14 (5.71%) Objective-C
12 14 (5.71%) PHP
13 12 (4.90%) VB.NET
14 8 (3.27%) Apple Swift
14 8 (3.27%) Scala
15 6 (2.45%) Embedded C++
15 6 (2.45%) PowerShell
16 5 (2.04%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 53 (21.63%) Degree
2 33 (13.47%) Security Cleared
3 18 (7.35%) DV Cleared
4 14 (5.71%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (5.31%) SC Cleared
6 8 (3.27%) PhD
7 5 (2.04%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (1.63%) CISSP
8 4 (1.63%) Computer Science Degree
8 4 (1.63%) Master's Degree
9 3 (1.22%) CCNA
9 3 (1.22%) Cisco Certification
9 3 (1.22%) CompTIA Security+
9 3 (1.22%) HND
9 3 (1.22%) ISTQB
9 3 (1.22%) Linux+ Certification
9 3 (1.22%) MCSE
9 3 (1.22%) Network+ Certification
9 3 (1.22%) SANS
9 3 (1.22%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (5.31%) GCP
2 5 (2.04%) QA
3 4 (1.63%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.82%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.82%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.41%) COBIT
5 1 (0.41%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.41%) GPG13
5 1 (0.41%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.41%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 1 (0.41%) MISRA
System Software
1 32 (13.06%) Docker
2 12 (4.90%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (4.49%) Hyper-V
4 7 (2.86%) Firmware
5 3 (1.22%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 40 (16.33%) Kubernetes
2 15 (6.12%) Ansible
3 11 (4.49%) Kibana
3 11 (4.49%) Prometheus
4 4 (1.63%) Marathon
4 4 (1.63%) Mesos
4 4 (1.63%) rkt
5 3 (1.22%) Puppet
5 3 (1.22%) Salt
6 2 (0.82%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.41%) CSIRT
7 1 (0.41%) Nessus
Vendors
1 31 (12.65%) Microsoft
2 28 (11.43%) SAP
3 22 (8.98%) Oracle
4 12 (4.90%) VMware
5 6 (2.45%) Capita
6 4 (1.63%) Google
7 2 (0.82%) Pega
7 2 (0.82%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.41%) Adobe