Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £40,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C++ Developer
England > North West
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 334 300 283
Rank change year-on-year -34 -17 +28
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 29 59 67
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.23% 0.48% 0.56%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.49% 0.58%
Number of salaries quoted 20 53 58
North West median annual salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £56,250 £51,625
England median annual salary £52,500 £57,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year -8.70% +4.55% +10.00%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
North West
Permanent vacancies in the North West with a recognized job title 12,292 11,928 11,602
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 96.70% 96.31%
Number of salaries quoted 9,825 10,063 9,694
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £61,250 £57,535
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in the North West

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the North West.

Salary trend for C++ Developer in the North West

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the North West over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in the North West

C++ Developer
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the North West region over the 6 months to 18 January 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
Manchester -13 18 £42,500 - 11
Merseyside +26 6 £45,000 +63.64% 5
Cheshire -40 5 £30,000 -23.08% 3
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, C++ Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 29 (100.00%) C++
2 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (41.38%) Games
4 11 (37.93%) Java
5 9 (31.03%) SQL
5 9 (31.03%) Linux
6 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
7 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
7 7 (24.14%) Degree
7 7 (24.14%) Python
7 7 (24.14%) Scrum
8 6 (20.69%) TDD
8 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
8 6 (20.69%) VC++
8 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
8 6 (20.69%) C#
8 6 (20.69%) SDLC
9 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (17.24%) Capita
9 5 (17.24%) QA
9 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
9 5 (17.24%) C
9 5 (17.24%) HTML
10 4 (13.79%) J2EE
10 4 (13.79%) Oracle
10 4 (13.79%) Windows
10 4 (13.79%) Spring
10 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
10 4 (13.79%) Finance
10 4 (13.79%) Test Automation

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in the North West 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:

Applications
1 2 (6.90%) Maya
Cloud Services
1 3 (10.34%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.45%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (13.79%) Relational Database
2 3 (10.34%) DB2
3 1 (3.45%) MS Access
3 1 (3.45%) MySQL
3 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (3.45%) RDBMS
3 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Git (software)
2 4 (13.79%) Jenkins
3 2 (6.90%) Subversion
3 2 (6.90%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) JIRA
General
1 12 (41.38%) Games
2 4 (13.79%) Finance
3 3 (10.34%) Automotive
4 1 (3.45%) Aerospace
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (17.24%) HTML
2 4 (13.79%) AngularJS
2 4 (13.79%) Hibernate
2 4 (13.79%) J2EE
2 4 (13.79%) Spring
3 3 (10.34%) CSS
3 3 (10.34%) Spring MVC
3 3 (10.34%) STL
4 2 (6.90%) HTML5
4 2 (6.90%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 2 (6.90%) XML
5 1 (3.45%) DirectX
5 1 (3.45%) JMS
5 1 (3.45%) Marionette.js
5 1 (3.45%) Node.js
5 1 (3.45%) OpenGL
5 1 (3.45%) Qt
5 1 (3.45%) REST
5 1 (3.45%) Unreal Engine
5 1 (3.45%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Computer Science
2 3 (10.34%) Animation
2 3 (10.34%) Online Games
3 1 (3.45%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.45%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 9 (31.03%) Linux
2 4 (13.79%) Windows
3 1 (3.45%) Android
3 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
3 1 (3.45%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (62.07%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (27.59%) Mathematics
3 7 (24.14%) Scrum
4 6 (20.69%) SDLC
4 6 (20.69%) Software Engineering
4 6 (20.69%) TDD
5 4 (13.79%) BDD
5 4 (13.79%) Requirements Analysis
5 4 (13.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (10.34%) 3D Animation
6 3 (10.34%) Biometrics
6 3 (10.34%) Cybersecurity
6 3 (10.34%) Kanban
6 3 (10.34%) Multithreading
6 3 (10.34%) MVC
6 3 (10.34%) Open Source
6 3 (10.34%) Software Deployment
7 2 (6.90%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (6.90%) OOP
7 2 (6.90%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C++
2 11 (37.93%) Java
3 9 (31.03%) SQL
4 7 (24.14%) Python
5 6 (20.69%) C#
5 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
5 6 (20.69%) VC++
6 5 (17.24%) C
7 3 (10.34%) Perl
7 3 (10.34%) PHP
8 2 (6.90%) Embedded C
8 2 (6.90%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) Computer Science Degree
3 3 (10.34%) SC Cleared
3 3 (10.34%) Security Cleared
4 1 (3.45%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (17.24%) QA
System Software
1 3 (10.34%) Docker
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (17.24%) Capita
2 4 (13.79%) Oracle
3 3 (10.34%) Sybase