The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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
3 months to
24 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 214 201 223
Rank change year-on-year -13 +22  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 37 32 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.59% 0.56% 0.57%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.61% 0.58% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 35 31 36
Median salary £37,500 £44,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -14.77% +35.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £55,000 £40,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

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

IT Job Roles
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 6038 5551 6431
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.72% 96.99% 96.78%
Number of salaries quoted 5007 4682 5121
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,690
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West that featured C++ Developer in the job title.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017.

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 3 months to 24 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -26 27 £37,500 -16.66% 5
Merseyside 0 5 £27,500 -21.42%
Cheshire -3 1 £34,000 -22.72% 2
Lancashire - 1 £42,500 -
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 April 2017, 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 63 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (53.97%) Linux
3 28 (44.44%) Windows
4 27 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
6 19 (30.16%) C#
7 18 (28.57%) HTML
7 18 (28.57%) Software Engineering
8 14 (22.22%) .NET
9 13 (20.63%) SQL
10 12 (19.05%) ATL
10 12 (19.05%) STL
10 12 (19.05%) Multithreading
10 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
11 11 (17.46%) Degree
11 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
11 11 (17.46%) PHP
11 11 (17.46%) C
12 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
12 10 (15.87%) Embedded C
12 10 (15.87%) Manufacturing
12 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
12 10 (15.87%) SOAP
12 10 (15.87%) iPad
13 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
13 9 (14.29%) OO
13 9 (14.29%) Electronics
14 8 (12.70%) Device Driver
14 8 (12.70%) Embedded C++
14 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP

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:

Application Platforms
1 2 (3.17%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.59%) Kinematics
Business Applications
1 2 (3.17%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.59%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 8 (12.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (15.87%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.94%) Big Data
3 4 (6.35%) Hadoop
4 2 (3.17%) MySQL
4 2 (3.17%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.59%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.59%) HBase
5 1 (1.59%) Impala
5 1 (1.59%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (1.59%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 27 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 9 (14.29%) Git (software)
3 7 (11.11%) Subversion
3 7 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (1.59%) GCC
General
1 10 (15.87%) Manufacturing
2 9 (14.29%) Electronics
3 7 (11.11%) Games
4 2 (3.17%) Finance
4 2 (3.17%) Marketing
4 2 (3.17%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.59%) Automotive
5 1 (1.59%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (28.57%) HTML
2 14 (22.22%) .NET
3 12 (19.05%) ATL
3 12 (19.05%) STL
4 10 (15.87%) SOAP
5 4 (6.35%) HTML5
5 4 (6.35%) WinForms
6 2 (3.17%) AngularJS
6 2 (3.17%) CSS
6 2 (3.17%) Node.js
6 2 (3.17%) RESTful
7 1 (1.59%) Apache Axis
7 1 (1.59%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.59%) DirectX
7 1 (1.59%) OpenGL
7 1 (1.59%) Qt
7 1 (1.59%) Web Services
7 1 (1.59%) XML
7 1 (1.59%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 12 (19.05%) Enterprise Software
2 11 (17.46%) Computer Science
3 10 (15.87%) iPad
4 8 (12.70%) Device Driver
5 7 (11.11%) N-Tier
6 4 (6.35%) Blog
7 3 (4.76%) 3D Graphics
7 3 (4.76%) Algorithms
8 2 (3.17%) Virtual Team
9 1 (1.59%) Analytical Skills
9 1 (1.59%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 34 (53.97%) Linux
2 28 (44.44%) Windows
3 8 (12.70%) Embedded Linux
4 7 (11.11%) Mac OS X
4 7 (11.11%) Unix
5 6 (9.52%) Windows XP
6 1 (1.59%) Android
6 1 (1.59%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (34.92%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 12 (19.05%) Multithreading
4 9 (14.29%) OO
5 8 (12.70%) Creative Problem-Solving
5 8 (12.70%) Device Driver Development
6 7 (11.11%) OOD
7 6 (9.52%) Mathematics
8 5 (7.94%) Open Source
8 5 (7.94%) SDLC
9 4 (6.35%) Logistics
10 3 (4.76%) Multithreaded Programming
10 3 (4.76%) Scrum
10 3 (4.76%) Secure Coding
10 3 (4.76%) Software Architecture
10 3 (4.76%) Unit Testing
11 2 (3.17%) Business Intelligence
11 2 (3.17%) Code Optimisation
11 2 (3.17%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (3.17%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 63 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (30.16%) C#
3 13 (20.63%) SQL
4 11 (17.46%) C
4 11 (17.46%) PHP
5 10 (15.87%) Embedded C
6 8 (12.70%) Embedded C++
7 6 (9.52%) Python
8 4 (6.35%) Scala
8 4 (6.35%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.76%) Java
10 1 (1.59%) GLSL
10 1 (1.59%) HLSL
10 1 (1.59%) JavaScript
10 1 (1.59%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (17.46%) Degree
2 3 (4.76%) PhD
3 1 (1.59%) HNC
3 1 (1.59%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.59%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (15.87%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.35%) DevExpress
3 3 (4.76%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.17%) Oracle
4 2 (3.17%) SAP
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