The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / North West
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 86 66 83
Rank change year-on-year -20 +17  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 232 218 214
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.40% 3.87% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.80% 7.23% 6.36%
Number of salaries quoted 195 174 205
Median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,650 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3997 3014 3367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.56% 53.53% 52.73%
Number of salaries quoted 3431 2605 2869
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,825
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the North West

C++
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for C++ in the North West

C++
Salary Histogram in the North West

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the North West over the 3 months to 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the North West

C++
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++ within the North West region over the 3 months to 22 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 -10 204 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Cheshire -35 13 £30,000 +46.34% 9
Merseyside -1 7 £30,000 -18.36% 3
Cumbria - 4 £34,250 -
Lancashire +8 3 £35,000 -9.09% 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the North West region with a requirement for C++.

1 270 (53.25%) Java
2 259 (51.08%) Software Engineering
3 220 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
4 206 (40.63%) SQL
5 193 (38.07%) C
6 192 (37.87%) Degree
7 185 (36.49%) C#
8 179 (35.31%) .NET
9 169 (33.33%) Linux
10 161 (31.76%) Python
11 148 (29.19%) OO
12 145 (28.60%) Windows
13 125 (24.65%) HTML
14 111 (21.89%) Visual Studio
15 97 (19.13%) Scrum
16 93 (18.34%) Electronics
17 92 (18.15%) SQL Server
18 90 (17.75%) PHP
19 87 (17.16%) Finance
20 80 (15.78%) Manufacturing
21 78 (15.38%) Computer Science
22 75 (14.79%) Microsoft
23 73 (14.40%) Open Source
24 72 (14.20%) Multithreading
25 69 (13.61%) Embedded C
25 69 (13.61%) Machine Learning
26 67 (13.21%) Big Data
26 67 (13.21%) OOD
26 67 (13.21%) JavaScript
27 65 (12.82%) Unit Testing

C++
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 42 (8.28%) Apache Spark
2 20 (3.94%) Apache
3 12 (2.37%) Confluence
4 11 (2.17%) SharePoint
5 8 (1.58%) Elasticsearch
6 7 (1.38%) Tomcat
7 5 (0.99%) WebSphere
8 4 (0.79%) BizTalk Server
9 2 (0.39%) nginx
10 1 (0.20%) Adobe Experience Manager
10 1 (0.20%) Apache Pig
10 1 (0.20%) Drupal
10 1 (0.20%) Kinematics
10 1 (0.20%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (0.99%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.79%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
4 2 (0.39%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.20%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 47 (9.27%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 2 (0.39%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.20%) BASE24
3 1 (0.20%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (7.30%) Amazon AWS
2 30 (5.92%) Google Cloud Platform
2 30 (5.92%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.18%) GitHub
4 2 (0.39%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.20%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.20%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.20%) Office 365
5 1 (0.20%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 46 (9.07%) TCP/IP
2 26 (5.13%) Ethernet
3 21 (4.14%) RS-232
4 9 (1.78%) Bluetooth
5 8 (1.58%) GPRS
6 7 (1.38%) LLU
7 6 (1.18%) DVB
7 6 (1.18%) GSM
7 6 (1.18%) Internet
7 6 (1.18%) NFC
7 6 (1.18%) UMTS
7 6 (1.18%) VoIP
7 6 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.18%) WLAN
8 4 (0.79%) SSL
9 2 (0.39%) tcpdump
9 2 (0.39%) VPN
10 1 (0.20%) MPLS
10 1 (0.20%) OpenVPN
10 1 (0.20%) OSPF
Database & Business Intelligence
1 92 (18.15%) SQL Server
2 67 (13.21%) Big Data
3 64 (12.62%) Hadoop
4 54 (10.65%) Relational Database
5 42 (8.28%) MySQL
6 25 (4.93%) NoSQL
7 17 (3.35%) RDBMS
7 17 (3.35%) SQL Server 2012
7 17 (3.35%) SQL Server 2014
8 12 (2.37%) PostgreSQL
9 11 (2.17%) Apache Hive
10 8 (1.58%) Apache Cassandra
11 4 (0.79%) Oracle Database
12 2 (0.39%) Data Mining
12 2 (0.39%) HBase
12 2 (0.39%) Impala
12 2 (0.39%) Oracle Database 11g
13 1 (0.20%) Amazon DynamoDB
13 1 (0.20%) Data Warehouse
13 1 (0.20%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 111 (21.89%) Visual Studio
2 55 (10.85%) Git (software)
3 45 (8.88%) MSTest
3 45 (8.88%) NUnit
4 44 (8.68%) Team Foundation Server
5 42 (8.28%) JUnit
6 39 (7.69%) JIRA
7 38 (7.50%) Subversion
8 32 (6.31%) Jenkins
9 22 (4.34%) Selenium
10 21 (4.14%) Cucumber
11 19 (3.75%) EasyMock
12 18 (3.55%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 17 (3.35%) Microsoft Blend
13 17 (3.35%) MSI
13 17 (3.35%) NuGet
13 17 (3.35%) WiX
14 12 (2.37%) Bitbucket
14 12 (2.37%) JMeter
14 12 (2.37%) LoadRunner
General
1 93 (18.34%) Electronics
2 87 (17.16%) Finance
3 80 (15.78%) Manufacturing
4 64 (12.62%) Marketing
5 59 (11.64%) Telecoms
6 58 (11.44%) Games
7 22 (4.34%) Retail
8 19 (3.75%) Banking
9 11 (2.17%) Automotive
10 8 (1.58%) Aerospace
11 6 (1.18%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.79%) Legal
12 4 (0.79%) Military
13 1 (0.20%) Corporate Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Financial Institution
13 1 (0.20%) Investment Banking
13 1 (0.20%) Law
Job Titles
1 188 (37.08%) Developer
2 163 (32.15%) Software Engineer
3 71 (14.00%) Software Developer
4 58 (11.44%) C++ Developer
5 55 (10.85%) Embedded Engineer
6 54 (10.65%) C++ Software Engineer
7 38 (7.50%) Java Developer
7 38 (7.50%) Linux Engineer
8 37 (7.30%) Senior Developer
9 36 (7.10%) Senior Software Engineer
10 34 (6.71%) C# Software Engineer
11 30 (5.92%) Graduate
12 28 (5.52%) .NET Software Engineer
12 28 (5.52%) Junior
13 27 (5.33%) Architect
13 27 (5.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 27 (5.33%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
14 26 (5.13%) Java Engineer
15 25 (4.93%) C# Developer
15 25 (4.93%) Java Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 179 (35.31%) .NET
2 125 (24.65%) HTML
3 63 (12.43%) Web Services
4 62 (12.23%) XML
5 59 (11.64%) WPF
6 56 (11.05%) SOAP
7 54 (10.65%) WCF
8 47 (9.27%) CSS
9 45 (8.88%) LINQ
10 43 (8.48%) jQuery
11 42 (8.28%) Silverlight
12 41 (8.09%) ASP.NET
13 37 (7.30%) J2EE
13 37 (7.30%) OpenGL
14 30 (5.92%) RESTful
15 28 (5.52%) .NET Framework
15 28 (5.52%) WF
16 25 (4.93%) Spring
16 25 (4.93%) XSLT
17 22 (4.34%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 78 (15.38%) Computer Science
2 41 (8.09%) Algorithms
3 37 (7.30%) Analytical Skills
4 31 (6.11%) Public Cloud
5 30 (5.92%) Device Driver
6 28 (5.52%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (4.34%) Mobile App
8 21 (4.14%) Internet of Things
9 19 (3.75%) Data Structures
10 18 (3.55%) Enterprise Software
11 17 (3.35%) Industrial Internet of Things
12 16 (3.16%) Cyberthreat
12 16 (3.16%) iPad
13 12 (2.37%) Wiki
14 11 (2.17%) Embedded Systems
15 9 (1.78%) 3D Graphics
16 8 (1.58%) Animation
16 8 (1.58%) N-Tier
17 7 (1.38%) Kinect
17 7 (1.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 169 (33.33%) Linux
2 145 (28.60%) Windows
3 48 (9.47%) Embedded Linux
4 40 (7.89%) Unix
5 28 (5.52%) Android
6 27 (5.33%) Windows XP
7 19 (3.75%) Apple iOS
8 18 (3.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 17 (3.35%) Mac OS
10 13 (2.56%) CentOS
11 12 (2.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.78%) Windows 7
13 8 (1.58%) Mac OS X
14 7 (1.38%) Windows Mobile
14 7 (1.38%) Windows Server
15 6 (1.18%) Nucleus RTOS
15 6 (1.18%) Windows 8
16 4 (0.79%) Windows Server 2012
17 3 (0.59%) Windows 10
18 2 (0.39%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 259 (51.08%) Software Engineering
2 220 (43.39%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (29.19%) OO
4 97 (19.13%) Scrum
5 73 (14.40%) Open Source
6 72 (14.20%) Multithreading
7 69 (13.61%) Machine Learning
8 67 (13.21%) OOD
9 65 (12.82%) Unit Testing
10 64 (12.62%) Continuous Integration
10 64 (12.62%) DevOps
11 59 (11.64%) Validation
12 55 (10.85%) Test Automation
13 54 (10.65%) UML
14 53 (10.45%) TDD
15 49 (9.66%) Mathematics
16 47 (9.27%) Business Intelligence
16 47 (9.27%) Digital Marketing
16 47 (9.27%) Programme Management
17 44 (8.68%) MVVM
Programming Languages
1 270 (53.25%) Java
2 206 (40.63%) SQL
3 193 (38.07%) C
4 185 (36.49%) C#
5 161 (31.76%) Python
6 90 (17.75%) PHP
7 69 (13.61%) Embedded C
8 67 (13.21%) JavaScript
9 39 (7.69%) Go
10 35 (6.90%) Embedded C++
11 31 (6.11%) Shell Script
11 31 (6.11%) T-SQL
12 29 (5.72%) PL/SQL
13 28 (5.52%) VB
14 26 (5.13%) Perl
15 25 (4.93%) Ruby
16 19 (3.75%) MATLAB
17 17 (3.35%) XAML
18 13 (2.56%) R
19 10 (1.97%) VB6
Qualifications
1 192 (37.87%) Degree
2 42 (8.28%) PhD
3 26 (5.13%) Security Cleared
4 24 (4.73%) HND
5 23 (4.54%) Computer Science Degree
6 18 (3.55%) HNC
7 16 (3.16%) ISTQB
8 13 (2.56%) Numerate Degree
9 12 (2.37%) DV Cleared
9 12 (2.37%) ISEB
10 6 (1.18%) Postgraduate
11 2 (0.39%) DBS Check
12 1 (0.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
12 1 (0.20%) Master's Degree
12 1 (0.20%) MCP
12 1 (0.20%) SC Cleared
12 1 (0.20%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 28 (5.52%) QA
2 1 (0.20%) ISO 13485
2 1 (0.20%) MISRA
System Software
1 53 (10.45%) Firmware
2 15 (2.96%) Docker
3 5 (0.99%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (0.79%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.20%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 40 (7.89%) Puppet
2 37 (7.30%) Ansible
2 37 (7.30%) Opscode Chef
3 21 (4.14%) Mesos
4 12 (2.37%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.78%) Kubernetes
6 6 (1.18%) Terraform
7 2 (0.39%) Nessus
7 2 (0.39%) Nmap
Vendors
1 75 (14.79%) Microsoft
2 48 (9.47%) SAP
3 46 (9.07%) Oracle
4 36 (7.10%) Google
5 13 (2.56%) HP
6 12 (2.37%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.18%) Intel
7 6 (1.18%) Symbian
8 5 (0.99%) Freescale
8 5 (0.99%) VMware
9 4 (0.79%) Cisco
9 4 (0.79%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.79%) Xilinx
10 3 (0.59%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.59%) EMC
11 2 (0.39%) Apple
11 2 (0.39%) IBM
11 2 (0.39%) McAfee
12 1 (0.20%) Avaya
12 1 (0.20%) Juniper
Northwich
Searchability
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Resource Solutions - Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, negotiable
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
CV Screen Ltd
Salary: Up to £20k plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
SG Gaming
Salary: bonus and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Hiring Wizard
Salary: From £27,999 to £28,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Knutsford, Cheshire
Barclays
Posted: Yesterday
Liverpool, Merseyside
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Spring Technology
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
ISL Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £42000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
GCHQ
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 16 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Harry Yearsley Ltd
Posted: 14 days ago
Oldham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago
Liverpool
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £16000 - £20000 per annum
Posted: 10 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago