Period
to 20 July 2017

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 6 months to 20 July 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North West
6 months to
20 Jul 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 80 77 92
Rank change year-on-year -3 +15 +20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 485 421 412
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.70% 3.64% 3.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.36% 6.91% 6.03%
Number of salaries quoted 387 339 419
North West median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,250 £23,500 £26,750
90th Percentile £67,600 £55,000 £55,250
England median annual salary £45,000 £47,500 £45,500
% change year-on-year -5.26% +4.40% +1.11%

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 7630 6097 6837
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.21% 52.70% 51.96%
Number of salaries quoted 6537 5248 5787
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +2.56% +4.00%
10th Percentile £27,000 £25,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £53,750
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the North West.

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 6 months to 20 July 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 6 months to 20 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 -10 420 £42,500 +6.25% 24
Cheshire -39 38 £37,500 +7.14% 5
Merseyside -8 16 £32,000 -11.11% 2
Cumbria - 4 £34,250 -
Lancashire -3 3 £35,000 -9.09% 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 20 July 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++.

1 264 (54.43%) Java
2 241 (49.69%) Software Engineering
3 211 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
4 209 (43.09%) SQL
5 192 (39.59%) Degree
6 182 (37.53%) C
7 178 (36.70%) C#
8 176 (36.29%) .NET
9 156 (32.16%) Linux
10 155 (31.96%) Python
11 149 (30.72%) Windows
12 136 (28.04%) OO
13 126 (25.98%) HTML
14 105 (21.65%) SQL Server
15 103 (21.24%) Visual Studio
16 94 (19.38%) Finance
17 91 (18.76%) Electronics
18 89 (18.35%) Scrum
19 86 (17.73%) Manufacturing
19 86 (17.73%) Microsoft
20 79 (16.29%) Open Source
21 78 (16.08%) Machine Learning
21 78 (16.08%) Computer Science
22 77 (15.88%) JavaScript
23 76 (15.67%) PHP
24 75 (15.46%) Multithreading
25 73 (15.05%) Big Data
26 72 (14.85%) Hadoop
27 71 (14.64%) Marketing
27 71 (14.64%) Web Services

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 45 (9.28%) Apache Spark
2 20 (4.12%) Apache
3 12 (2.47%) Confluence
4 10 (2.06%) SharePoint
5 7 (1.44%) Elasticsearch
5 7 (1.44%) Tomcat
6 5 (1.03%) WebSphere
7 2 (0.41%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.41%) Apache Pig
7 2 (0.41%) nginx
8 1 (0.21%) BizTalk Server
8 1 (0.21%) Drupal
8 1 (0.21%) Kinematics
8 1 (0.21%) SAS
8 1 (0.21%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.03%) MS Visio
2 4 (0.82%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.62%) SOLIDWORKS
3 3 (0.62%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.21%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.41%) BASE24
1 2 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.21%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 41 (8.45%) Amazon AWS
2 38 (7.84%) Google Cloud Platform
2 38 (7.84%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.24%) GitHub
4 3 (0.62%) Cloud Computing
5 1 (0.21%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.21%) Office 365
5 1 (0.21%) Route 53
Communications & Networking
1 40 (8.25%) TCP/IP
2 24 (4.95%) Ethernet
3 21 (4.33%) RS-232
4 8 (1.65%) Bluetooth
5 7 (1.44%) LLU
6 4 (0.82%) DVB
6 4 (0.82%) GPRS
6 4 (0.82%) GSM
6 4 (0.82%) Internet
6 4 (0.82%) NFC
6 4 (0.82%) SSL
6 4 (0.82%) UMTS
6 4 (0.82%) VoIP
6 4 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
6 4 (0.82%) WLAN
7 2 (0.41%) tcpdump
7 2 (0.41%) VPN
8 1 (0.21%) IPsec
8 1 (0.21%) OpenVPN
8 1 (0.21%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 105 (21.65%) SQL Server
2 73 (15.05%) Big Data
3 72 (14.85%) Hadoop
4 65 (13.40%) Relational Database
5 34 (7.01%) MySQL
6 26 (5.36%) NoSQL
7 20 (4.12%) RDBMS
8 17 (3.51%) SQL Server 2012
8 17 (3.51%) SQL Server 2014
9 16 (3.30%) PostgreSQL
10 12 (2.47%) Apache Hive
11 7 (1.44%) Apache Cassandra
12 5 (1.03%) Oracle Database
13 3 (0.62%) Data Mining
13 3 (0.62%) Oracle Database 11g
14 2 (0.41%) HBase
14 2 (0.41%) Impala
15 1 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
15 1 (0.21%) Spark SQL
15 1 (0.21%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 103 (21.24%) Visual Studio
2 52 (10.72%) Git (software)
3 43 (8.87%) Subversion
4 42 (8.66%) MSTest
4 42 (8.66%) NUnit
5 39 (8.04%) JIRA
6 38 (7.84%) JUnit
7 37 (7.63%) Team Foundation Server
8 30 (6.19%) Jenkins
9 20 (4.12%) Selenium
10 19 (3.92%) EasyMock
11 17 (3.51%) Microsoft Blend
11 17 (3.51%) MSI
11 17 (3.51%) NuGet
11 17 (3.51%) WiX
12 15 (3.09%) Cucumber
13 14 (2.89%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 12 (2.47%) Bitbucket
15 10 (2.06%) JMeter
15 10 (2.06%) LoadRunner
General
1 94 (19.38%) Finance
2 91 (18.76%) Electronics
3 86 (17.73%) Manufacturing
4 71 (14.64%) Marketing
5 67 (13.81%) Telecoms
6 55 (11.34%) Games
7 20 (4.12%) Banking
8 16 (3.30%) Retail
9 14 (2.89%) Automotive
10 8 (1.65%) Aerospace
11 4 (0.82%) Legal
11 4 (0.82%) Multimedia
12 3 (0.62%) French Language
12 3 (0.62%) German Language
12 3 (0.62%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.41%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.41%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.41%) Law
13 2 (0.41%) Military
14 1 (0.21%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 179 (36.91%) Developer
2 160 (32.99%) Software Engineer
3 63 (12.99%) Software Developer
4 58 (11.96%) C++ Software Engineer
5 54 (11.13%) C++ Developer
6 46 (9.48%) Embedded Engineer
7 37 (7.63%) C# Software Engineer
8 36 (7.42%) Senior Software Engineer
9 35 (7.22%) Linux Engineer
10 33 (6.80%) Java Developer
10 33 (6.80%) Senior Developer
11 29 (5.98%) Architect
11 29 (5.98%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
12 28 (5.77%) .NET Software Engineer
12 28 (5.77%) Graduate
13 26 (5.36%) C# Developer
13 26 (5.36%) Cloud Architect
13 26 (5.36%) Lead DevOps
14 25 (5.15%) DevOps Architect
14 25 (5.15%) Java Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 176 (36.29%) .NET
2 126 (25.98%) HTML
3 71 (14.64%) Web Services
4 64 (13.20%) XML
5 58 (11.96%) SOAP
6 57 (11.75%) CSS
6 57 (11.75%) WCF
6 57 (11.75%) WPF
7 44 (9.07%) jQuery
8 42 (8.66%) LINQ
8 42 (8.66%) Silverlight
9 40 (8.25%) ASP.NET
10 33 (6.80%) RESTful
11 32 (6.60%) J2EE
12 31 (6.39%) OpenGL
13 28 (5.77%) Spring
14 26 (5.36%) .NET Framework
14 26 (5.36%) RabbitMQ
15 25 (5.15%) HTML5
15 25 (5.15%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 78 (16.08%) Computer Science
2 47 (9.69%) Analytical Skills
3 40 (8.25%) Algorithms
4 39 (8.04%) Public Cloud
5 26 (5.36%) Mobile App
6 24 (4.95%) Greenfield Project
7 22 (4.54%) Device Driver
8 19 (3.92%) Internet of Things
9 18 (3.71%) Data Structures
10 17 (3.51%) Enterprise Software
10 17 (3.51%) Industrial Internet of Things
11 15 (3.09%) Cyberthreat
12 14 (2.89%) iPad
13 12 (2.47%) Embedded Systems
13 12 (2.47%) Wiki
14 8 (1.65%) User Experience
15 7 (1.44%) 3D Graphics
15 7 (1.44%) N-Tier
16 5 (1.03%) Animation
17 4 (0.82%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 156 (32.16%) Linux
2 149 (30.72%) Windows
3 50 (10.31%) Unix
4 39 (8.04%) Embedded Linux
5 31 (6.39%) Android
6 28 (5.77%) Windows XP
7 23 (4.74%) Apple iOS
8 20 (4.12%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 17 (3.51%) Mac OS
10 13 (2.68%) CentOS
11 12 (2.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
12 9 (1.86%) Windows Server
13 7 (1.44%) Mac OS X
13 7 (1.44%) Windows 7
14 5 (1.03%) Windows Mobile
15 4 (0.82%) Nucleus RTOS
15 4 (0.82%) Windows 8
15 4 (0.82%) Windows Server 2012
16 3 (0.62%) Windows 10
17 2 (0.41%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 241 (49.69%) Software Engineering
2 211 (43.51%) Agile Software Development
3 136 (28.04%) OO
4 89 (18.35%) Scrum
5 79 (16.29%) Open Source
6 78 (16.08%) Machine Learning
7 75 (15.46%) Multithreading
8 63 (12.99%) DevOps
8 63 (12.99%) Unit Testing
9 58 (11.96%) OOD
9 58 (11.96%) Test Automation
10 55 (11.34%) UML
11 54 (11.13%) Business Intelligence
11 54 (11.13%) Digital Marketing
11 54 (11.13%) Programme Management
12 52 (10.72%) Continuous Integration
13 51 (10.52%) Mathematics
14 48 (9.90%) TDD
15 45 (9.28%) Validation
16 42 (8.66%) RUP
Programming Languages
1 264 (54.43%) Java
2 209 (43.09%) SQL
3 182 (37.53%) C
4 178 (36.70%) C#
5 155 (31.96%) Python
6 77 (15.88%) JavaScript
7 76 (15.67%) PHP
8 57 (11.75%) Embedded C
9 43 (8.87%) Go
10 39 (8.04%) Shell Script
11 30 (6.19%) T-SQL
12 28 (5.77%) PL/SQL
13 26 (5.36%) Embedded C++
14 25 (5.15%) VB
15 22 (4.54%) Ruby
16 21 (4.33%) Perl
17 19 (3.92%) MATLAB
18 17 (3.51%) XAML
19 13 (2.68%) R
20 9 (1.86%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 192 (39.59%) Degree
2 42 (8.66%) PhD
3 25 (5.15%) Security Cleared
4 20 (4.12%) HND
5 15 (3.09%) Computer Science Degree
5 15 (3.09%) ISTQB
6 12 (2.47%) HNC
7 10 (2.06%) DV Cleared
7 10 (2.06%) ISEB
7 10 (2.06%) Numerate Degree
8 6 (1.24%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.62%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.41%) Master's Degree
11 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.21%) MCP
11 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
11 1 (0.21%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.21%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 22 (4.54%) QA
2 1 (0.21%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 42 (8.66%) Firmware
2 11 (2.27%) Docker
3 3 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
4 2 (0.41%) Hyper-V
5 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 44 (9.07%) Puppet
2 41 (8.45%) Ansible
2 41 (8.45%) Opscode Chef
3 25 (5.15%) Mesos
4 10 (2.06%) HP Quality Center
5 9 (1.86%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.41%) Nessus
6 2 (0.41%) Nmap
6 2 (0.41%) Terraform
Vendors
1 86 (17.73%) Microsoft
2 55 (11.34%) SAP
3 51 (10.52%) Oracle
4 40 (8.25%) Google
5 13 (2.68%) HP
6 12 (2.47%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.24%) IBM
8 5 (1.03%) Freescale
9 4 (0.82%) Cisco
9 4 (0.82%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.82%) EMC
9 4 (0.82%) Intel
9 4 (0.82%) Symbian
9 4 (0.82%) Xilinx
10 3 (0.62%) Apple
10 3 (0.62%) VMware
11 2 (0.41%) Adobe
11 2 (0.41%) McAfee
12 1 (0.21%) Avaya
12 1 (0.21%) Kofax
Chester
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Salary: £24000 - £28000 per annum
Posted: 20 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Ashdown IT
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + substantial benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester
ECOM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Alpha IT Resourcing
Salary: From £40,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
IT Lab
Posted: Yesterday
Skelmersdale, Lancashire
Fairbanks Environmental Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Manchester
Churchill Frank
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £65,000 per annum Pension + Flexi + Remote + Bonus + M
Posted: 6 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Altrincham, Cheshire
Mentor graphics (Ireland)
Salary: Competitive Salary + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Oscar
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Wilmslow, Cheshire
Roc Search
Salary: £35000 - £39000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 6 days ago
City, Liverpool
Recruitment Genius
Posted: 9 days ago
Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago
Knutsford
Nigel Frank International
Salary: Bonus, Healthcare, 25 days holiday
Posted: 13 days ago
Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Up to £45,000
Posted: 24 days ago
Heywood, Lancashire
Harry Yearsley Ltd
Salary: dependent on experience
Posted: 22 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly competitive and negotiable
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester
Cathcart Associates
Salary: £25000 - £50000 per annum + flexible working
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Innovative Technology Limited
Salary: Highly-competitive and negotiable
Posted: 22 days ago
Greater Manchester
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
NCC Group
Salary: Competitive salary, bonus and car allowance
Posted: 21 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 27 days ago
Greater Manchester
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago