Period
to 18 February 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 18 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
18 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 87 73 64
Rank change year-on-year -14 -9 +20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 257 310 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.53% 4.10% 3.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.94% 6.84% 7.85%
Number of salaries quoted 204 253 247
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £42,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.76% -5.56% +20.00%
10th Percentile £31,250 £27,650 £24,750
90th Percentile £72,125 £60,000 £66,250
North West median annual salary £46,000 £40,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year +15.00% -5.88% +11.84%

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 4,330 4,530 3,527
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 59.46% 59.86% 50.57%
Number of salaries quoted 3,697 3,956 3,061
Manchester median annual salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.18% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £28,000 £26,750 £26,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £61,250 £57,500
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 18 February 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 18 February 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 +6 21 £45,000 -14.29% 1
Salford +5 12 £41,250 -4.62% 2
Altrincham +2 8 £49,250 -
Oldham -3 4 - - 2
Wigan - 3 £24,000 -
Bolton +9 2 £24,000 +11.63% 4
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 18 February 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++.

1 143 (55.64%) Agile Software Development
2 135 (52.53%) Java
3 124 (48.25%) Software Engineering
4 123 (47.86%) C#
5 113 (43.97%) SQL
6 105 (40.86%) Python
7 102 (39.69%) Scrum
8 93 (36.19%) JavaScript
9 92 (35.80%) .NET
10 91 (35.41%) DevOps
11 83 (32.30%) C
12 73 (28.40%) Linux
13 70 (27.24%) Degree
14 69 (26.85%) OO
15 60 (23.35%) HTML
16 58 (22.57%) CSS
17 53 (20.62%) Finance
18 50 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
19 48 (18.68%) Use Case
19 48 (18.68%) Web Services
20 47 (18.29%) jQuery
20 47 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
20 47 (18.29%) Kubernetes
21 46 (17.90%) SDLC
21 46 (17.90%) Git (software)
22 43 (16.73%) RESTful
22 43 (16.73%) XML
22 43 (16.73%) ASP.NET
22 43 (16.73%) UML
23 41 (15.95%) Security Cleared

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 (5.45%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.11%) Apache Pig
2 8 (3.11%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 7 (2.72%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (1.95%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.56%) Maya
3 4 (1.56%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.56%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.78%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.39%) GIMP
5 1 (0.39%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.39%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.39%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.17%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.78%) Epicor Tropos
2 2 (0.78%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 25 (9.73%) OpenShift
2 8 (3.11%) Amazon AWS
3 6 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
4 4 (1.56%) npm
5 3 (1.17%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.39%) GitHub
6 1 (0.39%) iTunes
6 1 (0.39%) Loggly
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.39%) Sumo Logic
Communications & Networking
1 8 (3.11%) Ethernet
2 7 (2.72%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.56%) LLU
4 3 (1.17%) RFID
5 2 (0.78%) HTTP
5 2 (0.78%) Internet
6 1 (0.39%) Broadband
6 1 (0.39%) Firewall
6 1 (0.39%) IPsec
6 1 (0.39%) SSL
6 1 (0.39%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 32 (12.45%) Big Data
2 21 (8.17%) Hadoop
3 11 (4.28%) Relational Database
3 11 (4.28%) SQL Server
4 10 (3.89%) PostgreSQL
5 8 (3.11%) Apache Hive
5 8 (3.11%) MongoDB
5 8 (3.11%) MySQL
5 8 (3.11%) RDBMS
6 3 (1.17%) NoSQL
7 2 (0.78%) Crystal Reports
8 1 (0.39%) Apache Cassandra
8 1 (0.39%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.39%) DB2
8 1 (0.39%) MS Access
8 1 (0.39%) Riak
Development Applications
1 46 (17.90%) Git (software)
2 41 (15.95%) Jenkins
3 38 (14.79%) MSTest
3 38 (14.79%) NUnit
4 14 (5.45%) Selenium
5 11 (4.28%) Visual Studio
6 10 (3.89%) Cucumber
7 8 (3.11%) JIRA
8 7 (2.72%) Subversion
8 7 (2.72%) Team Foundation Server
9 6 (2.33%) Gradle
10 5 (1.95%) GitLab
11 4 (1.56%) Maven
11 4 (1.56%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (1.17%) Bitbucket
12 3 (1.17%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.17%) Xcode
13 2 (0.78%) CMake
13 2 (0.78%) JSUnit
13 2 (0.78%) Robot Framework
General
1 53 (20.62%) Finance
2 37 (14.40%) Electronics
3 26 (10.12%) Manufacturing
3 26 (10.12%) Telecoms
4 22 (8.56%) Marketing
5 13 (5.06%) Games
6 10 (3.89%) Military
7 6 (2.33%) Automotive
7 6 (2.33%) Banking
8 5 (1.95%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.56%) Advertising
10 3 (1.17%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.78%) French Language
11 2 (0.78%) German Language
11 2 (0.78%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.78%) Multimedia
12 1 (0.39%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 92 (35.80%) Software Engineer
2 74 (28.79%) Developer
3 40 (15.56%) Software Developer
4 29 (11.28%) C# Developer
5 27 (10.51%) C++ Software Engineer
6 25 (9.73%) C# Software Engineer
7 21 (8.17%) .NET Software Engineer
8 20 (7.78%) Architect
8 20 (7.78%) Senior Developer
9 18 (7.00%) .NET Developer
9 18 (7.00%) .NET Software Developer
9 18 (7.00%) Agile .NET Developer
9 18 (7.00%) Agile C# Developer
9 18 (7.00%) C# Software Developer
9 18 (7.00%) Senior .NET Developer
9 18 (7.00%) Senior C# Developer
9 18 (7.00%) Senior Software Developer
9 18 (7.00%) Senior SQL Developer
9 18 (7.00%) SQL Developer
9 18 (7.00%) WPF Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 92 (35.80%) .NET
2 60 (23.35%) HTML
3 58 (22.57%) CSS
4 48 (18.68%) Web Services
5 47 (18.29%) jQuery
6 43 (16.73%) ASP.NET
6 43 (16.73%) RESTful
6 43 (16.73%) XML
7 40 (15.56%) SOAP
8 39 (15.18%) WPF
9 38 (14.79%) LINQ
9 38 (14.79%) Silverlight
9 38 (14.79%) WCF
9 38 (14.79%) WF
9 38 (14.79%) XSLT
10 29 (11.28%) AngularJS
11 23 (8.95%) REST
12 22 (8.56%) ASP.NET MVC
12 22 (8.56%) JMS
13 21 (8.17%) React
Miscellaneous
1 47 (18.29%) Analytical Skills
2 20 (7.78%) Computer Science
3 16 (6.23%) Mobile App
3 16 (6.23%) User Experience
4 14 (5.45%) Algorithms
5 9 (3.50%) PKI
6 6 (2.33%) Animation
6 6 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
6 6 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
6 6 (2.33%) Public Cloud
7 5 (1.95%) Embedded Systems
7 5 (1.95%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 4 (1.56%) 3D Graphics
8 4 (1.56%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (1.56%) Oculus Rift
9 3 (1.17%) Enterprise Software
9 3 (1.17%) Life Science
9 3 (1.17%) Online Banking
9 3 (1.17%) VHDL
10 2 (0.78%) Verilog
Operating Systems
1 73 (28.40%) Linux
2 31 (12.06%) Android
3 25 (9.73%) Apple iOS
4 22 (8.56%) Windows
5 13 (5.06%) Unix
6 3 (1.17%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Kali Linux
7 1 (0.39%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 143 (55.64%) Agile Software Development
2 124 (48.25%) Software Engineering
3 102 (39.69%) Scrum
4 91 (35.41%) DevOps
5 69 (26.85%) OO
6 50 (19.46%) Continuous Integration
7 48 (18.68%) Use Case
8 46 (17.90%) SDLC
9 43 (16.73%) UML
10 40 (15.56%) Test Automation
11 39 (15.18%) MVVM
12 38 (14.79%) DSDM
12 38 (14.79%) RUP
13 33 (12.84%) Continuous Delivery
13 33 (12.84%) Machine Learning
14 31 (12.06%) Software Testing
15 25 (9.73%) Microservices
15 25 (9.73%) MVC
16 24 (9.34%) Analytics
16 24 (9.34%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 135 (52.53%) Java
2 123 (47.86%) C#
3 113 (43.97%) SQL
4 105 (40.86%) Python
5 93 (36.19%) JavaScript
6 83 (32.30%) C
7 38 (14.79%) PL/SQL
7 38 (14.79%) T-SQL
8 19 (7.39%) Perl
9 18 (7.00%) Go
10 13 (5.06%) Ruby
10 13 (5.06%) Shell Script
11 12 (4.67%) VB.NET
12 10 (3.89%) Embedded C
13 9 (3.50%) Embedded C++
14 8 (3.11%) MATLAB
14 8 (3.11%) PHP
15 5 (1.95%) Objective-C
15 5 (1.95%) R
15 5 (1.95%) Scala
Qualifications
1 70 (27.24%) Degree
2 41 (15.95%) Security Cleared
3 22 (8.56%) SC Cleared
4 19 (7.39%) DV Cleared
5 18 (7.00%) Numerate Degree
6 11 (4.28%) PhD
7 8 (3.11%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (2.72%) ISTQB
9 5 (1.95%) HND
9 5 (1.95%) Master's Degree
10 4 (1.56%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.78%) HNC
11 2 (0.78%) Microsoft Certification
12 1 (0.39%) CEH
12 1 (0.39%) CISM
12 1 (0.39%) CISSP
12 1 (0.39%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.72%) ISO 13485
2 6 (2.33%) GCP
3 4 (1.56%) PA-DSS
3 4 (1.56%) PCI DSS
3 4 (1.56%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) COBIT
4 1 (0.39%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.39%) GPG13
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.39%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 37 (14.40%) Docker
2 19 (7.39%) VMware Infrastructure
3 18 (7.00%) Hyper-V
4 8 (3.11%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 47 (18.29%) Kubernetes
2 18 (7.00%) Prometheus
3 17 (6.61%) Kibana
4 13 (5.06%) Ansible
5 6 (2.33%) Mesos
6 5 (1.95%) Marathon
6 5 (1.95%) rkt
7 3 (1.17%) Opscode Chef
8 1 (0.39%) CSIRT
8 1 (0.39%) Nagios
8 1 (0.39%) Nessus
8 1 (0.39%) Puppet
8 1 (0.39%) Salt
8 1 (0.39%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 29 (11.28%) Microsoft
2 27 (10.51%) Oracle
3 24 (9.34%) SAP
4 19 (7.39%) VMware
5 7 (2.72%) Capita
6 6 (2.33%) Google
7 2 (0.78%) Epicor
7 2 (0.78%) IFS
7 2 (0.78%) Infor
7 2 (0.78%) Sage
7 2 (0.78%) Xilinx
8 1 (0.39%) Adobe
8 1 (0.39%) New Relic
8 1 (0.39%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.39%) SaltStack
8 1 (0.39%) Splunk
8 1 (0.39%) Sybase