Period
to 23 July 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £37,500 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 6 months to 23 July 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
6 months to
23 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 317 288 301
Rank change year-on-year -29 +13 -30
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 54 52 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.41% 0.45% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.46% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 50 50 65
North West median annual salary £37,500 £44,500 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.73% +30.88% -9.33%
10th Percentile £29,625 £24,700 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £57,750 £47,000
England median annual salary £50,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year -3.81% +5.00% -4.76%

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 12675 11282 12765
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.63% 97.51% 96.93%
Number of salaries quoted 10382 9499 10279
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £61,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +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 23 July 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 6 months to 23 July 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
Manchester -40 42 £37,500 -21.05% 3
Merseyside -3 5 £27,500 -21.43%
Cheshire -8 3 £34,500 +1.47%
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 23 July 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 54 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (51.85%) Windows
2 28 (51.85%) Linux
3 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
4 20 (37.04%) C#
4 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
5 18 (33.33%) Degree
5 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
7 16 (29.63%) Multithreading
8 15 (27.78%) HTML
9 14 (25.93%) C
10 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
11 11 (20.37%) OO
12 10 (18.52%) SOAP
12 10 (18.52%) Embedded C
12 10 (18.52%) PHP
12 10 (18.52%) SQL
12 10 (18.52%) ATL
12 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
13 9 (16.67%) .NET
13 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
13 9 (16.67%) Electronics
13 9 (16.67%) Manufacturing
13 9 (16.67%) Games
14 8 (14.81%) Subversion
14 8 (14.81%) Unix
14 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
15 7 (12.96%) Device Driver Development
15 7 (12.96%) Creative Problem-Solving

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 (3.70%) Apache Spark
2 1 (1.85%) Kinematics
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.85%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (12.96%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (9.26%) Relational Database
1 5 (9.26%) SQL Server
2 4 (7.41%) Big Data
2 4 (7.41%) Hadoop
3 3 (5.56%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.70%) MySQL
5 1 (1.85%) Apache Hive
5 1 (1.85%) HBase
5 1 (1.85%) Impala
5 1 (1.85%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) Visual Studio
2 8 (14.81%) Subversion
3 7 (12.96%) Git (software)
4 5 (9.26%) Team Foundation Server
5 2 (3.70%) GCC
6 1 (1.85%) Jenkins
6 1 (1.85%) JIRA
General
1 9 (16.67%) Electronics
1 9 (16.67%) Games
1 9 (16.67%) Manufacturing
2 2 (3.70%) Finance
2 2 (3.70%) Marketing
2 2 (3.70%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.85%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (27.78%) HTML
2 10 (18.52%) ATL
2 10 (18.52%) SOAP
3 9 (16.67%) .NET
4 7 (12.96%) STL
5 4 (7.41%) HTML5
5 4 (7.41%) Web Services
6 3 (5.56%) Hibernate
6 3 (5.56%) J2EE
6 3 (5.56%) Marionette.js
6 3 (5.56%) Spring
7 2 (3.70%) AngularJS
7 2 (3.70%) CSS
7 2 (3.70%) Node.js
7 2 (3.70%) RESTful
8 1 (1.85%) JSON
8 1 (1.85%) Unity (Game Engine)
8 1 (1.85%) WCF
8 1 (1.85%) WinForms
8 1 (1.85%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 18 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 10 (18.52%) Enterprise Software
3 7 (12.96%) Device Driver
3 7 (12.96%) iPad
4 5 (9.26%) N-Tier
5 4 (7.41%) Algorithms
6 3 (5.56%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (3.70%) Virtual Team
8 1 (1.85%) 3D Graphics
8 1 (1.85%) Animation
8 1 (1.85%) Blog
8 1 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 28 (51.85%) Linux
1 28 (51.85%) Windows
2 8 (14.81%) Unix
2 8 (14.81%) Windows XP
3 7 (12.96%) Embedded Linux
4 5 (9.26%) Android
4 5 (9.26%) Apple iOS
4 5 (9.26%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (37.04%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (31.48%) Software Engineering
3 16 (29.63%) Multithreading
4 12 (22.22%) Mathematics
5 11 (20.37%) OO
6 7 (12.96%) Creative Problem-Solving
6 7 (12.96%) Device Driver Development
7 6 (11.11%) Multithreaded Programming
8 4 (7.41%) OOD
8 4 (7.41%) Scrum
9 3 (5.56%) Android Development
9 3 (5.56%) Cybersecurity
9 3 (5.56%) iOS Development
9 3 (5.56%) Mobile Application Development
9 3 (5.56%) Secure Coding
9 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
9 3 (5.56%) Unit Testing
10 2 (3.70%) Machine Learning
10 2 (3.70%) Memory Management
10 2 (3.70%) SOLID
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (37.04%) C#
3 14 (25.93%) C
4 10 (18.52%) Embedded C
4 10 (18.52%) PHP
4 10 (18.52%) SQL
5 7 (12.96%) Embedded C++
6 5 (9.26%) Python
7 4 (7.41%) Scala
8 3 (5.56%) Java
8 3 (5.56%) JavaScript
9 1 (1.85%) GLSL
9 1 (1.85%) HLSL
9 1 (1.85%) Perl
9 1 (1.85%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Degree
2 5 (9.26%) PhD
3 1 (1.85%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.85%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (16.67%) Microsoft
2 5 (9.26%) Oracle
3 3 (5.56%) Cloudera
4 2 (3.70%) SAP
5 1 (1.85%) DevExpress
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