Period
to 16 January 2019

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 16 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
16 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 83 97 83
Rank change year-on-year +14 -14 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 258 254 275
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.80% 3.41% 3.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.77% 5.80% 6.28%
Number of salaries quoted 184 202 239
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.10% +7.06% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £29,650
90th Percentile £64,625 £67,250 £60,000
North West median annual salary £45,764 £45,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.70% +12.50% -

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 3,810 4,383 4,378
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 56.05% 58.76% 59.48%
Number of salaries quoted 3,255 3,712 3,861
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%
10th Percentile £29,750 £27,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £70,000 £62,500 £61,250
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -

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 16 January 2019.

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 16 January 2019. 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
Salford -8 7 £45,000 +20.00%
Wigan +1 6 £50,000 +108.33% 2
Oldham +6 4 £45,000 -
Bolton +14 1 £14,500 -39.58% 1
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 16 January 2019, 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++.

1 155 (60.08%) Software Engineering
2 141 (54.65%) Java
3 123 (47.67%) C#
4 103 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
5 100 (38.76%) Python
6 95 (36.82%) OO
7 91 (35.27%) Linux
8 86 (33.33%) Degree
9 77 (29.84%) C
10 75 (29.07%) Computer Science
11 74 (28.68%) Finance
12 67 (25.97%) Scrum
13 64 (24.81%) DevOps
14 52 (20.16%) .NET
15 51 (19.77%) JavaScript
16 47 (18.22%) Windows
16 47 (18.22%) Games
17 43 (16.67%) SQL
18 41 (15.89%) Electronics
18 41 (15.89%) Spring
19 40 (15.50%) Algorithms
20 39 (15.12%) SDLC
20 39 (15.12%) Multithreading
21 38 (14.73%) HTML
22 37 (14.34%) Apache
22 37 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
23 36 (13.95%) Computer Science Degree
24 35 (13.57%) Jenkins
24 35 (13.57%) OOD
24 35 (13.57%) SOAP

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 37 (14.34%) Apache
2 23 (8.91%) Confluence
3 9 (3.49%) Apache Spark
4 3 (1.16%) Apache Pig
5 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
5 2 (0.78%) Tomcat
6 1 (0.39%) nginx
6 1 (0.39%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (2.71%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (1.16%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.78%) SPSS
4 1 (0.39%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.39%) Weka
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.39%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 10 (3.88%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.33%) Google Cloud Platform
2 6 (2.33%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.94%) AWS Lambda
3 5 (1.94%) Serverless
4 2 (0.78%) AWS Fargate
5 1 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.39%) Dynamics 365
Communications & Networking
1 30 (11.63%) RS-232
2 15 (5.81%) RS-485
3 8 (3.10%) HTTP
4 7 (2.71%) Bluetooth
5 6 (2.33%) TCP/IP
6 5 (1.94%) Broadband
6 5 (1.94%) RFID
7 3 (1.16%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (1.16%) DHCP
7 3 (1.16%) Firewall
7 3 (1.16%) OpenVPN
7 3 (1.16%) SAN
7 3 (1.16%) SSL
7 3 (1.16%) VoIP
7 3 (1.16%) VPN
7 3 (1.16%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (10.85%) Relational Database
2 24 (9.30%) MySQL
3 22 (8.53%) PostgreSQL
4 20 (7.75%) MongoDB
5 19 (7.36%) SQL Server
6 14 (5.43%) Hadoop
7 13 (5.04%) Apache Hive
7 13 (5.04%) Big Data
8 11 (4.26%) NoSQL
9 5 (1.94%) Redis
10 3 (1.16%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.78%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.39%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 35 (13.57%) Jenkins
2 31 (12.02%) Git (software)
3 29 (11.24%) JIRA
4 22 (8.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 22 (8.53%) Bitbucket
4 22 (8.53%) MSTest
4 22 (8.53%) NUnit
5 21 (8.14%) JUnit
6 17 (6.59%) EasyMock
7 14 (5.43%) Selenium
8 13 (5.04%) Visual Studio
9 12 (4.65%) Subversion
10 9 (3.49%) Cucumber
11 6 (2.33%) Ant
11 6 (2.33%) Gradle
11 6 (2.33%) Sonatype Nexus
12 3 (1.16%) CMake
12 3 (1.16%) CodeSonar
12 3 (1.16%) git-flow
12 3 (1.16%) Robot Framework
General
1 74 (28.68%) Finance
2 47 (18.22%) Games
3 41 (15.89%) Electronics
4 27 (10.47%) Manufacturing
5 18 (6.98%) Telecoms
6 16 (6.20%) Marketing
7 10 (3.88%) Publishing
8 6 (2.33%) Banking
9 3 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
10 2 (0.78%) Investment Banking
11 1 (0.39%) Dutch Language
11 1 (0.39%) French Language
11 1 (0.39%) Law
11 1 (0.39%) Legal
11 1 (0.39%) Retail
Job Titles
1 107 (41.47%) Developer
2 89 (34.50%) Software Engineer
3 47 (18.22%) C# Developer
4 46 (17.83%) C++ Software Engineer
5 44 (17.05%) Embedded Engineer
5 44 (17.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 40 (15.50%) Software Developer
7 37 (14.34%) C++ Developer
8 33 (12.79%) Graduate
8 33 (12.79%) Java Developer
9 32 (12.40%) Graduate Developer
10 30 (11.63%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 30 (11.63%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 29 (11.24%) C Software Engineer
11 29 (11.24%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 29 (11.24%) Junior
12 28 (10.85%) Junior Developer
13 26 (10.08%) Java Engineer
14 25 (9.69%) Junior Java Developer
15 24 (9.30%) Embedded C Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (20.16%) .NET
2 41 (15.89%) Spring
3 38 (14.73%) HTML
4 35 (13.57%) SOAP
5 34 (13.18%) RESTful
6 33 (12.79%) Java EE
7 32 (12.40%) XML
8 31 (12.02%) CSS
9 29 (11.24%) Web Services
10 28 (10.85%) ASP.NET
11 27 (10.47%) jQuery
12 24 (9.30%) WCF
13 23 (8.91%) WPF
14 22 (8.53%) LINQ
14 22 (8.53%) Silverlight
14 22 (8.53%) WF
14 22 (8.53%) XSLT
15 17 (6.59%) AngularJS
15 17 (6.59%) Hibernate
16 15 (5.81%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.50%) Algorithms
2 27 (10.47%) Greenfield Project
3 23 (8.91%) Analytical Skills
3 23 (8.91%) User Experience
4 20 (7.75%) Fintech
5 18 (6.98%) Data Structures
5 18 (6.98%) Derivative
5 18 (6.98%) Mobile App
6 15 (5.81%) Wiki
7 9 (3.49%) 3D Graphics
8 5 (1.94%) Client/Server
8 5 (1.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 5 (1.94%) Hedge funds
8 5 (1.94%) Life Science
9 4 (1.55%) Animation
10 3 (1.16%) CUDA
10 3 (1.16%) Vector Graphics
11 2 (0.78%) Acoustics
11 2 (0.78%) Enterprise Software
11 2 (0.78%) HTC Vive
Operating Systems
1 91 (35.27%) Linux
2 47 (18.22%) Windows
3 23 (8.91%) CentOS
4 21 (8.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 17 (6.59%) Android
6 11 (4.26%) Ubuntu
7 9 (3.49%) Apple iOS
8 6 (2.33%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.94%) Debian
10 3 (1.16%) Mac OS X
10 3 (1.16%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.78%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.39%) Unix
12 1 (0.39%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.39%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 155 (60.08%) Software Engineering
2 103 (39.92%) Agile Software Development
3 95 (36.82%) OO
4 75 (29.07%) Computer Science
5 67 (25.97%) Scrum
6 64 (24.81%) DevOps
7 39 (15.12%) Multithreading
7 39 (15.12%) SDLC
8 37 (14.34%) Continuous Integration
9 35 (13.57%) OOD
10 34 (13.18%) Cybersecurity
11 31 (12.02%) Open Source
12 29 (11.24%) Problem-Solving
13 25 (9.69%) Mathematics
13 25 (9.69%) Multithreaded Programming
14 22 (8.53%) DSDM
14 22 (8.53%) MVVM
14 22 (8.53%) RUP
14 22 (8.53%) UML
14 22 (8.53%) Use Case
Programming Languages
1 141 (54.65%) Java
2 123 (47.67%) C#
3 100 (38.76%) Python
4 77 (29.84%) C
5 51 (19.77%) JavaScript
6 43 (16.67%) SQL
7 29 (11.24%) Perl
8 27 (10.47%) PHP
9 25 (9.69%) PL/SQL
10 22 (8.53%) T-SQL
11 20 (7.75%) R
12 17 (6.59%) Ruby
13 16 (6.20%) Objective-C
14 15 (5.81%) VB.NET
15 13 (5.04%) Apple Swift
16 12 (4.65%) Embedded C
16 12 (4.65%) TypeScript
17 10 (3.88%) ES6
17 10 (3.88%) Kotlin
18 9 (3.49%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 86 (33.33%) Degree
2 36 (13.95%) Computer Science Degree
3 10 (3.88%) Security Cleared
4 6 (2.33%) DV Cleared
5 5 (1.94%) PhD
6 4 (1.55%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.55%) SC Cleared
7 3 (1.16%) CCNA
7 3 (1.16%) Cisco Certification
7 3 (1.16%) CISSP
7 3 (1.16%) CompTIA Security+
7 3 (1.16%) GIAC
7 3 (1.16%) Linux+ Certification
7 3 (1.16%) Master's Degree
7 3 (1.16%) MCSE
7 3 (1.16%) Network+ Certification
7 3 (1.16%) SANS
7 3 (1.16%) SSCP
8 1 (0.39%) Numerate Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.81%) QA
2 5 (1.94%) GDPR
2 5 (1.94%) ISO 13485
3 1 (0.39%) DICOM
3 1 (0.39%) HL7
System Software
1 23 (8.91%) Docker
2 9 (3.49%) Hyper-V
2 9 (3.49%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.94%) Firmware
4 3 (1.16%) vSphere
Systems Management
1 8 (3.10%) Ansible
2 5 (1.94%) Puppet
3 3 (1.16%) Salt
4 2 (0.78%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.78%) Packer
4 2 (0.78%) Terraform
Vendors
1 30 (11.63%) Microsoft
2 21 (8.14%) Red Hat
3 16 (6.20%) SAP
4 13 (5.04%) Oracle
5 9 (3.49%) VMware
6 6 (2.33%) EMC
7 3 (1.16%) Pega
7 3 (1.16%) Twitter
8 1 (0.39%) Google
8 1 (0.39%) IFS
8 1 (0.39%) Sage