The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in the North West during the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

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

Software Engineer - C++
England / North West
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 250 216 226
Rank change year-on-year -34 +10  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 25 21 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.37% 0.38% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.38% 0.38% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 21 18 32
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £40,000 £34,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,050 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +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 6524 5469 6174
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 96.62% 97.75% 96.83%
Number of salaries quoted 5332 4649 5044
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
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++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

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

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

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the North West

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

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

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the North West over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in the North West

C++ Software Engineer
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 Engineer within the North West region over the 3 months to 24 June 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 -19 24 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Cheshire -26 1 - - 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 June 2017, C++ Software Engineer 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 Engineer in the job title.

1 54 (100.00%) C++
1 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 32 (59.26%) Windows
3 30 (55.56%) C
4 28 (51.85%) Subversion
5 24 (44.44%) Degree
5 24 (44.44%) Computer Science
5 24 (44.44%) OO
6 23 (42.59%) Linux
7 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (37.04%) Games
8 20 (37.04%) Windows XP
8 20 (37.04%) Visual Studio
8 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
9 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
10 16 (29.63%) C#
10 16 (29.63%) Java
10 16 (29.63%) SQL
11 14 (25.93%) Multithreading
12 13 (24.07%) Kanban
12 13 (24.07%) Open Source
12 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
12 13 (24.07%) Scrum
12 13 (24.07%) TDD
12 13 (24.07%) Open Source Development
13 12 (22.22%) Embedded C
14 10 (18.52%) SDLC
15 9 (16.67%) WPF
15 9 (16.67%) XML
15 9 (16.67%) HTML

C++ Software Engineer 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:

Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.56%) SSL
2 2 (3.70%) Internet
2 2 (3.70%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (24.07%) NoSQL
2 7 (12.96%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.56%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 28 (51.85%) Subversion
2 20 (37.04%) Git (software)
2 20 (37.04%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.41%) Team Foundation Server
4 3 (5.56%) Jenkins
4 3 (5.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 20 (37.04%) Games
2 5 (9.26%) Manufacturing
3 4 (7.41%) Automotive
4 2 (3.70%) Electronics
5 1 (1.85%) Banking
5 1 (1.85%) Finance
5 1 (1.85%) Investment Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (16.67%) HTML
1 9 (16.67%) WPF
1 9 (16.67%) XML
2 8 (14.81%) SOAP
3 7 (12.96%) .NET
3 7 (12.96%) DirectX
3 7 (12.96%) OpenGL
3 7 (12.96%) Web Services
4 6 (11.11%) JSON
4 6 (11.11%) REST
4 6 (11.11%) Unity (Game Engine)
4 6 (11.11%) WCF
5 3 (5.56%) AngularJS
5 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.56%) ASP.NET MVC
5 3 (5.56%) COM
5 3 (5.56%) DOM
5 3 (5.56%) HTML5
5 3 (5.56%) SAX
6 2 (3.70%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 24 (44.44%) Computer Science
2 7 (12.96%) Animation
3 5 (9.26%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (9.26%) Enterprise Software
4 2 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (3.70%) Device Driver
4 2 (3.70%) Internet of Things
4 2 (3.70%) Smart City
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.85%) Contactless
5 1 (1.85%) Cyber Attack
5 1 (1.85%) Greenfield Project
5 1 (1.85%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.85%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 32 (59.26%) Windows
2 23 (42.59%) Linux
3 20 (37.04%) Windows XP
4 5 (9.26%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 10
5 3 (5.56%) Windows 7
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server
5 3 (5.56%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 24 (44.44%) OO
3 21 (38.89%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.93%) Multithreading
5 13 (24.07%) Kanban
5 13 (24.07%) Open Source
5 13 (24.07%) Open Source Development
5 13 (24.07%) Scrum
5 13 (24.07%) TDD
6 10 (18.52%) SDLC
7 7 (12.96%) Content Development
7 7 (12.96%) Game Development
7 7 (12.96%) Mathematics
7 7 (12.96%) Physics
8 5 (9.26%) Mentoring
9 3 (5.56%) Customer Requirements
9 3 (5.56%) MVC
10 2 (3.70%) Device Driver Development
10 2 (3.70%) OOD
10 2 (3.70%) UML
Programming Languages
1 54 (100.00%) C++
2 30 (55.56%) C
3 16 (29.63%) C#
3 16 (29.63%) Java
3 16 (29.63%) SQL
4 12 (22.22%) Embedded C
5 5 (9.26%) PHP
6 2 (3.70%) Embedded C++
7 1 (1.85%) VC++
Qualifications
1 24 (44.44%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (5.56%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.41%) Firmware
Vendors
1 17 (31.48%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.85%) Freescale
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