The median annual salary for a C++ Software Developer was £36,250 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 March 2017.

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

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++ Software Developer
England / North West
Rank 243 230 238
Rank change year-on-year -13 +8  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Developer 11 8 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.18% 0.14% 0.21%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.18% 0.15% 0.22%
Number of salaries quoted 10 8 13
Median salary £36,250 £25,500 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.15% -21.53%  
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £34,750 £37,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 5946 5514 6351
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.73% 97.03% 96.81%
Number of salaries quoted 4952 4624 5108
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.20% +3.75%  

C++ Software Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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

C++ Software Developer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Developer in the North West

C++ Software 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++ Software Developer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 March 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 -17 10 £37,500 +47.05% 3
Cheshire - 1 £34,000 -
C++ Software Developer
England

C++ Software Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 24 March 2017, C++ Software 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++ Software Developer in the job title.

1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
3 8 (50.00%) Windows
3 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
4 7 (43.75%) Linux
4 7 (43.75%) OOD
5 5 (31.25%) SDLC
6 4 (25.00%) Open Source
6 4 (25.00%) HTML5
6 4 (25.00%) Blog
6 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 4 (25.00%) Logistics
7 3 (18.75%) ATL
7 3 (18.75%) OO
7 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
7 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
7 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
7 3 (18.75%) Secure Coding
7 3 (18.75%) Multithreaded Programming
7 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
8 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
8 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
8 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
8 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
8 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
8 2 (12.50%) Marketing
8 2 (12.50%) CSS
8 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence

C++ Software Developer Skill Set
Top Related 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 1 (6.25%) Kinematics
Business Applications
1 2 (12.50%) SAP Oil and Gas
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (25.00%) SQL Server
2 2 (12.50%) MySQL
3 1 (6.25%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (62.50%) Visual Studio
2 3 (18.75%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (6.25%) GCC
General
1 2 (12.50%) Electronics
1 2 (12.50%) Finance
1 2 (12.50%) Manufacturing
1 2 (12.50%) Marketing
1 2 (12.50%) Telecoms
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (62.50%) HTML
2 4 (25.00%) HTML5
3 3 (18.75%) ATL
4 2 (12.50%) .NET
4 2 (12.50%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 4 (25.00%) Blog
2 3 (18.75%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (6.25%) Algorithms
3 1 (6.25%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.25%) Computer Science
3 1 (6.25%) Cyber Attack
Operating Systems
1 8 (50.00%) Windows
2 7 (43.75%) Linux
3 1 (6.25%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 8 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (43.75%) OOD
3 5 (31.25%) SDLC
4 4 (25.00%) Logistics
4 4 (25.00%) Open Source
5 3 (18.75%) Multithreaded Programming
5 3 (18.75%) Multithreading
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Secure Coding
5 3 (18.75%) Unit Testing
6 2 (12.50%) Business Intelligence
6 2 (12.50%) Cybersecurity
6 2 (12.50%) Digital Marketing
6 2 (12.50%) Mathematics
6 2 (12.50%) Programme Management
6 2 (12.50%) Security Architecture
7 1 (6.25%) Customer Insight
7 1 (6.25%) Data Analytics
7 1 (6.25%) Finite Element Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (12.50%) C
2 2 (12.50%) C#
2 2 (12.50%) Embedded C
2 2 (12.50%) PHP
Qualifications
1 1 (6.25%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.25%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) SAP
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