Period
to 24 November 2017

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 24 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
24 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 84 70
Rank change year-on-year -4 -14 +48
Permanent jobs citing C++ 261 273 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 3.29% 3.64% 3.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 6.29% 7.37%
Number of salaries quoted 199 248 262
Manchester median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% +6.67% -1.32%
10th Percentile £32,500 £31,250 £27,050
90th Percentile £69,500 £56,250 £59,800
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +2.63%

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 4601 4341 3719
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 58.01% 57.93% 49.64%
Number of salaries quoted 3916 3840 3258
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,000 £25,925
90th Percentile £61,500 £61,250 £56,250
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 24 November 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 6 months to 24 November 2017. 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 +5 11 £37,500 -7.98%
Stockport -19 11 £42,500 -19.05% 1
Heywood - 7 £19,500 -
Altrincham -8 6 £46,000 -
Oldham +1 4 - - 1
Wigan - 2 £52,500 -
Bolton 0 1 £28,500 +32.56% 1
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 24 November 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++.

1 154 (59.00%) Java
2 149 (57.09%) Agile Software Development
3 135 (51.72%) SQL
4 116 (44.44%) Software Engineering
5 111 (42.53%) C#
6 102 (39.08%) .NET
6 102 (39.08%) Degree
7 97 (37.16%) Scrum
8 95 (36.40%) Python
9 84 (32.18%) C
10 82 (31.42%) DevOps
11 80 (30.65%) Linux
12 76 (29.12%) HTML
12 76 (29.12%) JavaScript
13 71 (27.20%) OO
14 68 (26.05%) CSS
15 62 (23.75%) Windows
15 62 (23.75%) Finance
16 59 (22.61%) Web Services
17 57 (21.84%) SQL Server
18 54 (20.69%) XML
19 52 (19.92%) Microsoft
20 48 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
21 47 (18.01%) jQuery
22 46 (17.62%) Test Automation
23 45 (17.24%) WPF
23 45 (17.24%) Relational Database
23 45 (17.24%) UML
24 44 (16.86%) WCF
25 43 (16.48%) RESTful

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 (8.05%) Apache Spark
2 8 (3.07%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.68%) Apache Pig
4 5 (1.92%) Apache
5 4 (1.53%) Confluence
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) SOLIDWORKS
2 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Excel
2 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Office
2 4 (1.53%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.77%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.38%) GNU Octave
4 1 (0.38%) MS Visio
4 1 (0.38%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (1.15%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.77%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 29 (11.11%) Amazon AWS
2 28 (10.73%) Google Cloud Platform
2 28 (10.73%) Microsoft Azure
3 18 (6.90%) OpenShift
4 2 (0.77%) GitHub
4 2 (0.77%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.38%) Force.com
5 1 (0.38%) Loggly
5 1 (0.38%) npm
5 1 (0.38%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.38%) Sumo Logic
5 1 (0.38%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 9 (3.45%) Bluetooth
2 5 (1.92%) Ethernet
3 3 (1.15%) HTTP
3 3 (1.15%) RS-232
3 3 (1.15%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.77%) LLU
4 2 (0.77%) SSL
5 1 (0.38%) Broadband
5 1 (0.38%) Internet
5 1 (0.38%) IPsec
Database & Business Intelligence
1 57 (21.84%) SQL Server
2 45 (17.24%) Relational Database
3 38 (14.56%) Big Data
4 37 (14.18%) Hadoop
5 17 (6.51%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (5.75%) MySQL
6 15 (5.75%) RDBMS
7 8 (3.07%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.68%) Apache Hive
8 7 (2.68%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.53%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (1.15%) DB2
10 3 (1.15%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.77%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.77%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.77%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.38%) MS Access
12 1 (0.38%) Riak
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (14.94%) MSTest
1 39 (14.94%) NUnit
2 36 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 34 (13.03%) Git (software)
4 22 (8.43%) Selenium
5 21 (8.05%) Visual Studio
6 20 (7.66%) JIRA
7 11 (4.21%) Subversion
8 10 (3.83%) Cucumber
9 8 (3.07%) Team Foundation Server
10 7 (2.68%) JUnit
11 5 (1.92%) EasyMock
11 5 (1.92%) JSUnit
11 5 (1.92%) Robot Framework
12 4 (1.53%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 4 (1.53%) Bitbucket
12 4 (1.53%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
13 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Blend
13 3 (1.15%) NuGet
13 3 (1.15%) WiX
General
1 62 (23.75%) Finance
2 37 (14.18%) Electronics
3 31 (11.88%) Marketing
4 30 (11.49%) Telecoms
5 29 (11.11%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.98%) Automotive
7 12 (4.60%) Games
8 9 (3.45%) Military
9 7 (2.68%) French Language
9 7 (2.68%) German Language
9 7 (2.68%) Japanese Language
10 5 (1.92%) Aerospace
11 3 (1.15%) Banking
11 3 (1.15%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.38%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 95 (36.40%) Software Engineer
2 71 (27.20%) Developer
3 34 (13.03%) Software Developer
4 33 (12.64%) C# Software Engineer
5 26 (9.96%) C++ Software Engineer
6 24 (9.20%) Architect
7 23 (8.81%) .NET Software Engineer
8 21 (8.05%) C# Developer
9 20 (7.66%) Senior Software Engineer
10 18 (6.90%) C++ Developer
10 18 (6.90%) Senior Developer
11 16 (6.13%) .NET Developer
11 16 (6.13%) C# .NET Developer
12 15 (5.75%) C# Software Developer
12 15 (5.75%) Cloud Architect
12 15 (5.75%) Graduate
12 15 (5.75%) SQL Developer
13 14 (5.36%) Java Engineer
13 14 (5.36%) Java Software Engineer
14 13 (4.98%) Agile .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 102 (39.08%) .NET
2 76 (29.12%) HTML
3 68 (26.05%) CSS
4 59 (22.61%) Web Services
5 54 (20.69%) XML
6 47 (18.01%) jQuery
7 45 (17.24%) WPF
8 44 (16.86%) WCF
9 43 (16.48%) RESTful
10 42 (16.09%) SOAP
11 41 (15.71%) ASP.NET
12 39 (14.94%) LINQ
12 39 (14.94%) Silverlight
13 36 (13.79%) WF
13 36 (13.79%) XSLT
14 21 (8.05%) HTML5
15 19 (7.28%) AngularJS
15 19 (7.28%) Java EE
15 19 (7.28%) Spring
16 17 (6.51%) RabbitMQ
Miscellaneous
1 38 (14.56%) Analytical Skills
2 31 (11.88%) Computer Science
3 28 (10.73%) Public Cloud
4 15 (5.75%) Algorithms
5 13 (4.98%) Mobile App
6 9 (3.45%) Augmented Reality
7 8 (3.07%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (3.07%) PKI
8 7 (2.68%) 3D Graphics
8 7 (2.68%) User Experience
9 6 (2.30%) Enterprise Software
9 6 (2.30%) Greenfield Project
10 5 (1.92%) Cyberthreat
11 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
11 4 (1.53%) Oculus Rift
11 4 (1.53%) Wiki
12 3 (1.15%) Data Structures
12 3 (1.15%) Internet of Things
12 3 (1.15%) Online Banking
12 3 (1.15%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 80 (30.65%) Linux
2 62 (23.75%) Windows
3 39 (14.94%) Unix
4 23 (8.81%) Android
5 16 (6.13%) Apple iOS
6 8 (3.07%) Windows Server
6 8 (3.07%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.53%) CentOS
7 4 (1.53%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 3 (1.15%) Mac OS
8 3 (1.15%) Windows 10
8 3 (1.15%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 2 (0.77%) Mac OS X
10 1 (0.38%) Embedded Linux
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 7
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 149 (57.09%) Agile Software Development
2 116 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 97 (37.16%) Scrum
4 82 (31.42%) DevOps
5 71 (27.20%) OO
6 48 (18.39%) Continuous Integration
7 46 (17.62%) Test Automation
8 45 (17.24%) UML
9 43 (16.48%) Machine Learning
10 42 (16.09%) Use Case
11 39 (14.94%) MVVM
11 39 (14.94%) Open Source
11 39 (14.94%) RUP
12 36 (13.79%) DSDM
12 36 (13.79%) SDLC
13 34 (13.03%) Continuous Delivery
14 33 (12.64%) Analytics
15 29 (11.11%) Service Delivery
16 27 (10.34%) Business Intelligence
16 27 (10.34%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 154 (59.00%) Java
2 135 (51.72%) SQL
3 111 (42.53%) C#
4 95 (36.40%) Python
5 84 (32.18%) C
6 76 (29.12%) JavaScript
7 37 (14.18%) T-SQL
8 36 (13.79%) PL/SQL
9 34 (13.03%) Shell Script
10 30 (11.49%) Go
11 22 (8.43%) Perl
12 16 (6.13%) Embedded C
13 14 (5.36%) Ruby
14 12 (4.60%) MATLAB
15 11 (4.21%) VB.NET
16 9 (3.45%) PHP
17 8 (3.07%) VB
18 7 (2.68%) RPG
18 7 (2.68%) RPG IV
19 6 (2.30%) R
Qualifications
1 102 (39.08%) Degree
2 37 (14.18%) Security Cleared
3 16 (6.13%) DV Cleared
3 16 (6.13%) Numerate Degree
4 15 (5.75%) SC Cleared
5 10 (3.83%) PhD
6 7 (2.68%) Postgraduate
7 6 (2.30%) Computer Science Degree
7 6 (2.30%) HND
7 6 (2.30%) ISTQB
7 6 (2.30%) Master's Degree
8 4 (1.53%) PMI Certification
9 2 (0.77%) DBS Check
10 1 (0.38%) HNC
10 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Certification
10 1 (0.38%) PMP
10 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.07%) QA
2 7 (2.68%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.77%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.77%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.38%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 22 (8.43%) Docker
2 16 (6.13%) Hyper-V
2 16 (6.13%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.92%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (11.11%) Ansible
2 25 (9.58%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (9.58%) Puppet
3 21 (8.05%) Kubernetes
4 16 (6.13%) Mesos
5 11 (4.21%) Prometheus
6 10 (3.83%) Kibana
7 3 (1.15%) Marathon
7 3 (1.15%) rkt
8 1 (0.38%) Nagios
8 1 (0.38%) Salt
8 1 (0.38%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 52 (19.92%) Microsoft
2 29 (11.11%) Oracle
2 29 (11.11%) SAP
3 28 (10.73%) Google
4 16 (6.13%) VMware
5 7 (2.68%) IBM
6 6 (2.30%) HP
7 4 (1.53%) Red Hat
8 3 (1.15%) Sybase
9 2 (0.77%) Capita
9 2 (0.77%) EMC
9 2 (0.77%) Epicor
9 2 (0.77%) IFS
9 2 (0.77%) Infor
9 2 (0.77%) Sage
9 2 (0.77%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.38%) Blue Prism
10 1 (0.38%) New Relic
10 1 (0.38%) SaltStack
10 1 (0.38%) Splunk