Period
to 17 July 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 17 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
17 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 102 57 53
Rank change year-on-year -45 -4 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 225 426 340
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.07% 5.17% 4.81%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.07% 8.62% 8.85%
Number of salaries quoted 168 329 272
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +17.65% +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £31,750 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £55,000
North West median annual salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% - -

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 4,442 4,944 3,840
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 60.63% 60.00% 54.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3,773 4,288 3,325
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £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% - +2.56%

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 17 July 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 17 July 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 +13 22 £45,000 +3.45% 5
Salford -6 6 £47,500 +7.95% 2
Oldham -12 4 - - 2
Bury - 1 £45,000 -
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 17 July 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++.

1 135 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 134 (59.56%) Java
3 124 (55.11%) C#
4 115 (51.11%) JavaScript
5 109 (48.44%) Software Engineering
6 95 (42.22%) Python
7 93 (41.33%) Scrum
8 88 (39.11%) .NET
9 83 (36.89%) C
10 82 (36.44%) Continuous Integration
11 79 (35.11%) DevOps
12 74 (32.89%) SQL
13 56 (24.89%) Linux
14 55 (24.44%) HTML
15 54 (24.00%) CSS
15 54 (24.00%) OO
16 53 (23.56%) Degree
17 51 (22.67%) RESTful
18 48 (21.33%) Git (software)
19 46 (20.44%) ASP.NET
20 45 (20.00%) TDD
21 44 (19.56%) SOAP
22 43 (19.11%) XML
22 43 (19.11%) Finance
23 42 (18.67%) Web Services
23 42 (18.67%) Security Cleared
24 41 (18.22%) Use Case
25 40 (17.78%) Microsoft
26 39 (17.33%) Big Data
27 37 (16.44%) Jenkins

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 20 (8.89%) Apache Pig
2 19 (8.44%) Apache Spark
3 7 (3.11%) Apache
3 7 (3.11%) Confluence
4 5 (2.22%) Cloud Foundry
5 2 (0.89%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.44%) SharePoint
Applications
1 3 (1.33%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.44%) GIMP
2 1 (0.44%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.44%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 4 (1.78%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 10 (4.44%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.67%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (2.22%) GitHub
3 5 (2.22%) OpenShift
3 5 (2.22%) PaaS
4 4 (1.78%) SaaS
5 3 (1.33%) Dynamics 365
6 2 (0.89%) Microsoft Azure
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon EC2
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon EMR
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon S3
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon SageMaker
7 1 (0.44%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.44%) iTunes
7 1 (0.44%) npm
7 1 (0.44%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 10 (4.44%) HTTP
1 10 (4.44%) TCP/IP
2 9 (4.00%) Firewall
3 8 (3.56%) SSL
4 5 (2.22%) Ethernet
5 3 (1.33%) Bluetooth
5 3 (1.33%) LLU
6 2 (0.89%) RFID
7 1 (0.44%) Broadband
7 1 (0.44%) Internet
7 1 (0.44%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 39 (17.33%) Big Data
2 34 (15.11%) Hadoop
3 32 (14.22%) SQL Server
4 20 (8.89%) Apache Hive
5 12 (5.33%) PostgreSQL
6 8 (3.56%) MongoDB
6 8 (3.56%) MySQL
7 7 (3.11%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (2.22%) Relational Database
9 4 (1.78%) NoSQL
10 2 (0.89%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.89%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon Athena
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon RDS
11 1 (0.44%) Amazon Redshift
11 1 (0.44%) Datomic
11 1 (0.44%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 48 (21.33%) Git (software)
2 37 (16.44%) Jenkins
3 31 (13.78%) MSTest
3 31 (13.78%) NUnit
4 27 (12.00%) Selenium
5 25 (11.11%) JIRA
6 14 (6.22%) Bitbucket
7 13 (5.78%) Cucumber
7 13 (5.78%) Gradle
7 13 (5.78%) Robot Framework
8 11 (4.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 10 (4.44%) Subversion
10 9 (4.00%) JUnit
10 9 (4.00%) Xcode
11 8 (3.56%) Ant
11 8 (3.56%) CodeSonar
11 8 (3.56%) git-flow
12 7 (3.11%) Maven
12 7 (3.11%) Visual Studio
13 6 (2.67%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 43 (19.11%) Finance
2 19 (8.44%) Electronics
3 17 (7.56%) Manufacturing
3 17 (7.56%) Telecoms
4 14 (6.22%) Marketing
5 12 (5.33%) Banking
5 12 (5.33%) Military
6 11 (4.89%) Law
7 10 (4.44%) Games
8 9 (4.00%) Automotive
9 6 (2.67%) Retail
10 5 (2.22%) Investment Banking
11 2 (0.89%) Advertising
11 2 (0.89%) French Language
11 2 (0.89%) German Language
11 2 (0.89%) Japanese Language
11 2 (0.89%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 88 (39.11%) Developer
2 67 (29.78%) Software Engineer
3 32 (14.22%) C# Developer
4 31 (13.78%) Software Developer
5 30 (13.33%) Senior Developer
6 28 (12.44%) C# Software Engineer
7 24 (10.67%) C++ Software Engineer
8 21 (9.33%) Java Engineer
8 21 (9.33%) Senior Software Developer
9 20 (8.89%) .NET Developer
10 19 (8.44%) .NET Software Developer
10 19 (8.44%) C# .NET Developer
10 19 (8.44%) C# Software Developer
10 19 (8.44%) Senior C# Developer
10 19 (8.44%) SQL Developer
11 18 (8.00%) Senior .NET Developer
11 18 (8.00%) Senior .NET Software Developer
11 18 (8.00%) Senior C# .NET Developer
11 18 (8.00%) Senior C# Software Developer
11 18 (8.00%) Senior SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 88 (39.11%) .NET
2 55 (24.44%) HTML
3 54 (24.00%) CSS
4 51 (22.67%) RESTful
5 46 (20.44%) ASP.NET
6 44 (19.56%) SOAP
7 43 (19.11%) XML
8 42 (18.67%) Web Services
9 36 (16.00%) Java EE
10 32 (14.22%) WCF
11 31 (13.78%) jQuery
11 31 (13.78%) LINQ
11 31 (13.78%) Silverlight
11 31 (13.78%) WF
11 31 (13.78%) WPF
11 31 (13.78%) XSLT
12 29 (12.89%) AngularJS
13 25 (11.11%) React
14 24 (10.67%) ASP.NET MVC
14 24 (10.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 36 (16.00%) Analytical Skills
2 22 (9.78%) Computer Science
3 11 (4.89%) Mobile App
4 10 (4.44%) User Experience
5 9 (4.00%) Algorithms
5 9 (4.00%) Greenfield Project
6 5 (2.22%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 5 (2.22%) Internet of Things
6 5 (2.22%) Mobile Banking
6 5 (2.22%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.78%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.78%) Virtual Team
8 3 (1.33%) Wiki
9 2 (0.89%) 3D Graphics
9 2 (0.89%) Animation
9 2 (0.89%) Client/Server
9 2 (0.89%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.89%) Life Science
9 2 (0.89%) Public Cloud
9 2 (0.89%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 56 (24.89%) Linux
2 32 (14.22%) Android
2 32 (14.22%) Apple iOS
3 22 (9.78%) Windows
4 8 (3.56%) CentOS
4 8 (3.56%) Embedded Linux
4 8 (3.56%) Mac OS X
5 7 (3.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (1.78%) Unix
7 1 (0.44%) Amazon Linux
7 1 (0.44%) Debian
7 1 (0.44%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 135 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 109 (48.44%) Software Engineering
3 93 (41.33%) Scrum
4 82 (36.44%) Continuous Integration
5 79 (35.11%) DevOps
6 54 (24.00%) OO
7 45 (20.00%) TDD
8 41 (18.22%) Use Case
9 37 (16.44%) Test Automation
10 36 (16.00%) UML
11 35 (15.56%) SDLC
12 31 (13.78%) DSDM
12 31 (13.78%) MVVM
12 31 (13.78%) RUP
13 28 (12.44%) Problem-Solving
14 25 (11.11%) Continuous Improvement
15 24 (10.67%) MVC
16 23 (10.22%) Machine Learning
17 21 (9.33%) Validation
18 20 (8.89%) Business Intelligence
Programming Languages
1 134 (59.56%) Java
2 124 (55.11%) C#
3 115 (51.11%) JavaScript
4 95 (42.22%) Python
5 83 (36.89%) C
6 74 (32.89%) SQL
7 33 (14.67%) PL/SQL
8 31 (13.78%) T-SQL
9 24 (10.67%) Perl
10 23 (10.22%) Bash Shell
11 20 (8.89%) Objective-C
12 16 (7.11%) Ruby
13 15 (6.67%) PHP
13 15 (6.67%) Scala
14 13 (5.78%) Go
15 11 (4.89%) PowerShell
16 9 (4.00%) Apple Swift
16 9 (4.00%) R
17 7 (3.11%) TypeScript
18 6 (2.67%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 53 (23.56%) Degree
2 42 (18.67%) Security Cleared
3 32 (14.22%) DV Cleared
4 19 (8.44%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (4.89%) Microsoft Certification
5 11 (4.89%) SC Cleared
6 9 (4.00%) PhD
7 8 (3.56%) CCNA
7 8 (3.56%) Cisco Certification
7 8 (3.56%) CISSP
7 8 (3.56%) CompTIA Security+
7 8 (3.56%) GIAC
7 8 (3.56%) Linux+ Certification
7 8 (3.56%) MCSE
7 8 (3.56%) Network+ Certification
7 8 (3.56%) SANS
7 8 (3.56%) SSCP
8 6 (2.67%) Master's Degree
9 5 (2.22%) ITIL Certification
10 3 (1.33%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (4.00%) GCP
2 3 (1.33%) ISO 13485
2 3 (1.33%) QA
3 2 (0.89%) ISO 15765
4 1 (0.44%) Data Quality
4 1 (0.44%) MISRA
System Software
1 33 (14.67%) Docker
2 13 (5.78%) Hyper-V
2 13 (5.78%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (3.56%) vSphere
4 5 (2.22%) Firmware
5 1 (0.44%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (8.89%) Kubernetes
2 14 (6.22%) Ansible
3 9 (4.00%) Puppet
4 8 (3.56%) Salt
5 5 (2.22%) Kibana
5 5 (2.22%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.89%) Marathon
6 2 (0.89%) Mesos
6 2 (0.89%) rkt
7 1 (0.44%) Oozie
7 1 (0.44%) Opscode Chef
7 1 (0.44%) Packer
7 1 (0.44%) Terraform
Vendors
1 40 (17.78%) Microsoft
2 14 (6.22%) Oracle
2 14 (6.22%) SAP
3 13 (5.78%) VMware
4 7 (3.11%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.22%) Siemens
5 5 (2.22%) Tableau
6 3 (1.33%) Capita
7 2 (0.89%) Google
7 2 (0.89%) Pega
8 1 (0.44%) Adobe
8 1 (0.44%) Xilinx