Period
to 21 July 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 21 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Manchester
6 months to
21 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 50 99 56
Rank change year-on-year +49 -43 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 354 222 421
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 5.50% 3.03% 5.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.57% 5.02% 8.48%
Number of salaries quoted 191 165 329
Manchester median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +17.65% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,750 £30,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £72,000 £69,000
North West median annual salary £45,000 £50,000 £41,000
% change year-on-year -10.00% +21.95% +2.50%

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 3,348 4,424 4,967
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 52.00% 60.42% 60.08%
Number of salaries quoted 2,616 3,770 4,299
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £68,750 £65,000 £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 21 July 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 21 July 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 -11 21 £57,500 +21.05% 4
Stockport +2 8 £50,000 +11.11% 3
Wigan - 8 £50,000 -
Altrincham - 6 £51,000 -
Oldham +3 3 £37,500 - 1
Cheadle - 1 £32,500 -
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 21 July 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++.

1 203 (57.34%) Software Engineering
2 161 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
3 158 (44.63%) C
4 147 (41.53%) Java
5 136 (38.42%) Python
6 133 (37.57%) C#
7 112 (31.64%) Linux
8 106 (29.94%) Computer Science
9 104 (29.38%) Degree
10 103 (29.10%) DevOps
11 97 (27.40%) Open Source
12 94 (26.55%) Algorithms
13 90 (25.42%) Open Source Development
14 87 (24.58%) Analytical Skills
15 81 (22.88%) Smartphone
16 77 (21.75%) Problem-Solving
17 75 (21.19%) Test Automation
18 71 (20.06%) OO
19 66 (18.64%) SQL
19 66 (18.64%) Git (software)
20 62 (17.51%) .NET
21 61 (17.23%) Mathematics
22 55 (15.54%) Android
23 53 (14.97%) Mentoring
23 53 (14.97%) Finance
24 49 (13.84%) Vulkan
25 48 (13.56%) SDLC
25 48 (13.56%) JavaScript
26 45 (12.71%) Microsoft
26 45 (12.71%) Continuous Integration

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 15 (4.24%) WebSphere
2 5 (1.41%) Confluence
2 5 (1.41%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 4 (1.13%) Apache
4 3 (0.85%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.28%) nginx
Applications
1 4 (1.13%) Spreadsheet
2 3 (0.85%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.56%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 16 (4.52%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (3.67%) SaaS
3 11 (3.11%) Microsoft Azure
4 5 (1.41%) Serverless
5 3 (0.85%) Cloud Computing
5 3 (0.85%) Google Cloud Platform
5 3 (0.85%) IaaS
6 2 (0.56%) Amazon S3
6 2 (0.56%) AWS Lambda
7 1 (0.28%) Amazon SageMaker
Communications & Networking
1 33 (9.32%) Broadband
2 7 (1.98%) Ethernet
2 7 (1.98%) HTTP
3 5 (1.41%) LLU
4 3 (0.85%) RS-232
5 2 (0.56%) Bluetooth
5 2 (0.56%) Internet
5 2 (0.56%) RFID
5 2 (0.56%) SNMP
5 2 (0.56%) Software-Defined Radio
5 2 (0.56%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (8.19%) Relational Database
2 25 (7.06%) SQL Server
3 24 (6.78%) NoSQL
4 19 (5.37%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.82%) Big Data
6 5 (1.41%) MongoDB
7 3 (0.85%) MySQL
7 3 (0.85%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon DynamoDB
8 2 (0.56%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.28%) Apache Cassandra
9 1 (0.28%) GIS
9 1 (0.28%) Redis
Development Applications
1 66 (18.64%) Git (software)
2 33 (9.32%) JIRA
3 27 (7.63%) Subversion
4 26 (7.34%) Jenkins
5 18 (5.08%) Gerrit
6 16 (4.52%) MSTest
6 16 (4.52%) NUnit
7 14 (3.95%) Visual Studio
8 8 (2.26%) SoapUI
9 7 (1.98%) C++Builder
10 6 (1.69%) Selenium
11 4 (1.13%) GitLab
11 4 (1.13%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.13%) Team Foundation Server
12 3 (0.85%) Appium
12 3 (0.85%) Bugzilla
12 3 (0.85%) WebDriver
13 2 (0.56%) Ant
13 2 (0.56%) JMeter
13 2 (0.56%) JUnit
General
1 53 (14.97%) Finance
2 39 (11.02%) Automotive
3 36 (10.17%) Games
4 31 (8.76%) Telecoms
5 25 (7.06%) Electronics
6 24 (6.78%) Manufacturing
7 23 (6.50%) Marketing
8 18 (5.08%) Retail
9 11 (3.11%) Banking
10 7 (1.98%) Pharmaceutical
11 5 (1.41%) Billing
11 5 (1.41%) Law
12 1 (0.28%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.28%) Local Government
12 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 138 (38.98%) Software Engineer
2 123 (34.75%) Developer
3 62 (17.51%) C++ Developer
4 51 (14.41%) C++ Software Engineer
5 42 (11.86%) Java Developer
6 41 (11.58%) Senior Software Engineer
6 41 (11.58%) Software Developer
7 36 (10.17%) Graduate
8 35 (9.89%) Junior
9 33 (9.32%) Compiler Engineer
10 32 (9.04%) C# Developer
11 31 (8.76%) Graduate Developer
12 30 (8.47%) C++/Java Developer
12 30 (8.47%) Senior Compiler Engineer
13 26 (7.34%) Senior Developer
14 24 (6.78%) C++/C# Developer
15 23 (6.50%) Junior Developer
16 22 (6.21%) C Software Engineer
16 22 (6.21%) Graduate Java Developer
16 22 (6.21%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 62 (17.51%) .NET
2 49 (13.84%) Vulkan
3 38 (10.73%) XML
4 30 (8.47%) RESTful
5 28 (7.91%) HTML
6 27 (7.63%) OpenGL
6 27 (7.63%) SOAP
7 24 (6.78%) Web Services
8 22 (6.21%) WPF
9 20 (5.65%) ASP.NET
10 19 (5.37%) CSS
10 19 (5.37%) WCF
11 18 (5.08%) LLVM
11 18 (5.08%) OpenCL
11 18 (5.08%) OpenGL ES
11 18 (5.08%) OpenJDK
12 16 (4.52%) jQuery
12 16 (4.52%) LINQ
12 16 (4.52%) Silverlight
12 16 (4.52%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 94 (26.55%) Algorithms
2 87 (24.58%) Analytical Skills
3 81 (22.88%) Smartphone
4 43 (12.15%) Embedded Systems
5 35 (9.89%) User Experience
6 27 (7.63%) Robotics
7 21 (5.93%) Data Structures
7 21 (5.93%) Derivative
7 21 (5.93%) Hedge funds
8 19 (5.37%) Self-Motivation
9 18 (5.08%) Virtual Team
10 12 (3.39%) Client/Server
10 12 (3.39%) Management Information System
11 10 (2.82%) Blog
11 10 (2.82%) Mobile App
12 9 (2.54%) Life Science
13 8 (2.26%) 3D Graphics
14 6 (1.69%) ASIC
14 6 (1.69%) Augmented Reality
14 6 (1.69%) Infotainment
Operating Systems
1 112 (31.64%) Linux
2 55 (15.54%) Android
3 30 (8.47%) Tizen
4 27 (7.63%) Windows
5 23 (6.50%) CentOS
5 23 (6.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 18 (5.08%) SUSE
6 18 (5.08%) Ubuntu
7 6 (1.69%) Unix
8 1 (0.28%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 203 (57.34%) Software Engineering
2 161 (45.48%) Agile Software Development
3 106 (29.94%) Computer Science
4 103 (29.10%) DevOps
5 97 (27.40%) Open Source
6 90 (25.42%) Open Source Development
7 77 (21.75%) Problem-Solving
8 75 (21.19%) Test Automation
9 71 (20.06%) OO
10 61 (17.23%) Mathematics
11 53 (14.97%) Mentoring
12 48 (13.56%) SDLC
13 45 (12.71%) Continuous Integration
14 40 (11.30%) Technical Leadership
15 39 (11.02%) Line Management
16 36 (10.17%) Physics
17 33 (9.32%) Scrum
18 31 (8.76%) UML
19 30 (8.47%) Computer Architecture
20 29 (8.19%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 158 (44.63%) C
2 147 (41.53%) Java
3 136 (38.42%) Python
4 133 (37.57%) C#
5 66 (18.64%) SQL
6 48 (13.56%) JavaScript
7 36 (10.17%) R
8 28 (7.91%) MATLAB
9 20 (5.65%) Go
10 19 (5.37%) Assembly Language
11 16 (4.52%) PL/SQL
11 16 (4.52%) T-SQL
12 12 (3.39%) Shell Script
12 12 (3.39%) VC++
13 8 (2.26%) VB.NET
14 7 (1.98%) Objective-C
14 7 (1.98%) Ruby
15 6 (1.69%) PHP
16 4 (1.13%) Embedded C
17 2 (0.56%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 104 (29.38%) Degree
2 36 (10.17%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (5.08%) DV Cleared
3 18 (5.08%) Security Cleared
4 10 (2.82%) ISTQB
5 7 (1.98%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 7 (1.98%) PhD
6 4 (1.13%) SC Cleared
7 3 (0.85%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.56%) CCNA
8 2 (0.56%) CCNP
8 2 (0.56%) CHECK Team Leader
8 2 (0.56%) CHECK Team Member
8 2 (0.56%) Cisco Certification
8 2 (0.56%) CREST Certified
8 2 (0.56%) ISEB
8 2 (0.56%) Master's Degree
8 2 (0.56%) OSCP
9 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (8.76%) QA
2 6 (1.69%) ISO 26262
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.56%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.28%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 19 (5.37%) Docker
2 18 (5.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 15 (4.24%) CA Service Virtualization
1 15 (4.24%) Kubernetes
2 7 (1.98%) Ansible
3 3 (0.85%) HP ALM
4 2 (0.56%) HP Quality Center
5 1 (0.28%) Kibana
Vendors
1 45 (12.71%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.04%) Google
3 30 (8.47%) QNX
4 25 (7.06%) Oracle
4 25 (7.06%) Pega
5 15 (4.24%) CA
6 10 (2.82%) SAP
7 8 (2.26%) TIBCO
8 7 (1.98%) Salesforce.com
9 5 (1.41%) HP
9 5 (1.41%) Red Hat
10 4 (1.13%) Embarcadero
10 4 (1.13%) EMC
11 2 (0.56%) Infragistics
12 1 (0.28%) Sybase
12 1 (0.28%) Xamarin