Period
to 17 August 2018

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 17 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North West
6 months to
17 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 129 87 82
Rank change year-on-year -42 -5 +17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 309 441 397
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.53% 3.36% 3.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.57% 5.80% 6.42%
Number of salaries quoted 241 359 319
North West median annual salary £50,000 £43,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.94% +8.75% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £24,900
90th Percentile £72,500 £69,000 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,750 £47,500
% change year-on-year +14.75% -3.68% -

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

All Programming Languages
North West
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 6,758 7,597 6,179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.41% 57.82% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 5,685 6,450 5,340
North West median annual salary £43,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.50% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,238 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +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 17 August 2018.

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 17 August 2018. 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 -38 217 £50,000 +11.11% 46
Cheshire +22 63 £47,500 +9.20% 20
Merseyside +22 17 £40,000 +33.33% 5
Lancashire +16 11 £38,750 +10.71% 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 17 August 2018, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the North West region with a requirement for C++.

1 190 (61.49%) Java
2 164 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (47.57%) C#
4 143 (46.28%) Software Engineering
5 126 (40.78%) JavaScript
6 117 (37.86%) Python
7 115 (37.22%) Scrum
8 112 (36.25%) C
8 112 (36.25%) .NET
9 105 (33.98%) Continuous Integration
10 96 (31.07%) DevOps
11 89 (28.80%) Linux
12 80 (25.89%) SQL
13 66 (21.36%) Degree
14 61 (19.74%) TDD
15 60 (19.42%) HTML
15 60 (19.42%) OO
16 57 (18.45%) Git (software)
17 55 (17.80%) CSS
18 54 (17.48%) Microsoft
18 54 (17.48%) Finance
18 54 (17.48%) SDLC
19 53 (17.15%) Test Automation
20 48 (15.53%) RESTful
20 48 (15.53%) ASP.NET
21 47 (15.21%) Big Data
22 46 (14.89%) XML
23 45 (14.56%) SOAP
23 45 (14.56%) Hadoop
23 45 (14.56%) Java EE

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 25 (8.09%) Apache Spark
2 24 (7.77%) Apache Pig
3 19 (6.15%) Apache
4 7 (2.27%) Confluence
5 5 (1.62%) Cloud Foundry
6 4 (1.29%) nginx
7 3 (0.97%) SharePoint
8 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2010
8 2 (0.65%) SharePoint 2013
8 2 (0.65%) SharePoint Server
8 2 (0.65%) WebSphere
9 1 (0.32%) IBM Notes
9 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge
9 1 (0.32%) SAS
9 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
Applications
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
1 2 (0.65%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.32%) SOLIDWORKS
2 1 (0.32%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.32%) Dynamics AX
1 1 (0.32%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
1 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 19 (6.15%) Amazon AWS
2 13 (4.21%) OpenShift
3 12 (3.88%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (2.27%) Google Cloud Platform
4 7 (2.27%) PaaS
5 6 (1.94%) GitHub
6 4 (1.29%) SaaS
7 3 (0.97%) Amazon S3
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
8 2 (0.65%) Amazon EMR
8 2 (0.65%) IaaS
8 2 (0.65%) npm
9 1 (0.32%) Amazon SageMaker
9 1 (0.32%) AWS Fargate
9 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
9 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.85%) HTTP
1 15 (4.85%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.88%) Firewall
3 11 (3.56%) Ethernet
3 11 (3.56%) RS-232
4 10 (3.24%) Bluetooth
4 10 (3.24%) SSL
5 9 (2.91%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.65%) Asterisk PBX
6 2 (0.65%) Broadband
6 2 (0.65%) DHCP
6 2 (0.65%) OpenVPN
6 2 (0.65%) SAN
6 2 (0.65%) VoIP
6 2 (0.65%) VPN
7 1 (0.32%) DMZ
7 1 (0.32%) Internet
7 1 (0.32%) LLU
7 1 (0.32%) Network Security
7 1 (0.32%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 47 (15.21%) Big Data
2 45 (14.56%) Hadoop
3 42 (13.59%) SQL Server
4 27 (8.74%) Apache Hive
5 21 (6.80%) MySQL
6 19 (6.15%) PostgreSQL
7 17 (5.50%) MongoDB
8 7 (2.27%) Apache Cassandra
8 7 (2.27%) NoSQL
9 6 (1.94%) Relational Database
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
10 2 (0.65%) Amazon Redshift
10 2 (0.65%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.65%) RDBMS
11 1 (0.32%) BusinessObjects
11 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
11 1 (0.32%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.32%) GIS
11 1 (0.32%) MS Access
11 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 57 (18.45%) Git (software)
2 39 (12.62%) Jenkins
3 34 (11.00%) Selenium
4 29 (9.39%) NUnit
5 28 (9.06%) JIRA
5 28 (9.06%) MSTest
6 17 (5.50%) Cucumber
6 17 (5.50%) Visual Studio
7 16 (5.18%) Gradle
7 16 (5.18%) Subversion
8 15 (4.85%) Bitbucket
9 14 (4.53%) Robot Framework
10 13 (4.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 13 (4.21%) Xcode
11 10 (3.24%) Ant
11 10 (3.24%) CodeSonar
11 10 (3.24%) git-flow
12 9 (2.91%) JUnit
13 6 (1.94%) Maven
13 6 (1.94%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 54 (17.48%) Finance
2 25 (8.09%) Banking
3 19 (6.15%) Electronics
4 15 (4.85%) Games
4 15 (4.85%) Military
5 14 (4.53%) Law
5 14 (4.53%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.24%) Telecoms
7 9 (2.91%) Marketing
8 8 (2.59%) Investment Banking
9 7 (2.27%) Automotive
10 6 (1.94%) Retail
11 2 (0.65%) Advertising
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) German Language
12 1 (0.32%) Japanese Language
Job Titles
1 112 (36.25%) Developer
2 80 (25.89%) Software Engineer
3 36 (11.65%) Software Developer
4 34 (11.00%) C++ Software Engineer
5 31 (10.03%) C# Developer
6 29 (9.39%) C# Software Engineer
6 29 (9.39%) Senior Developer
7 24 (7.77%) Java Developer
8 23 (7.44%) Java Engineer
9 21 (6.80%) .NET Developer
9 21 (6.80%) C# Software Developer
9 21 (6.80%) Junior
10 20 (6.47%) Senior Software Developer
11 19 (6.15%) C# .NET Developer
11 19 (6.15%) Java Software Engineer
12 18 (5.83%) .NET Software Developer
12 18 (5.83%) C++ Developer
13 17 (5.50%) Senior C# Developer
13 17 (5.50%) SQL Developer
13 17 (5.50%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 112 (36.25%) .NET
2 60 (19.42%) HTML
3 55 (17.80%) CSS
4 48 (15.53%) ASP.NET
4 48 (15.53%) RESTful
5 46 (14.89%) XML
6 45 (14.56%) Java EE
6 45 (14.56%) SOAP
7 43 (13.92%) Web Services
8 35 (11.33%) AngularJS
9 32 (10.36%) jQuery
10 31 (10.03%) Node.js
11 30 (9.71%) WCF
11 30 (9.71%) WPF
12 29 (9.39%) LINQ
13 28 (9.06%) React
13 28 (9.06%) Silverlight
13 28 (9.06%) WF
13 28 (9.06%) XSLT
14 27 (8.74%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 33 (10.68%) Analytical Skills
2 30 (9.71%) Computer Science
3 14 (4.53%) Algorithms
3 14 (4.53%) Mobile App
4 13 (4.21%) Greenfield Project
5 12 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (3.88%) User Experience
6 5 (1.62%) 3D Graphics
6 5 (1.62%) Client/Server
6 5 (1.62%) Industrial Internet of Things
6 5 (1.62%) Internet of Things
6 5 (1.62%) Self-Motivation
7 4 (1.29%) Mobile Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Online Banking
7 4 (1.29%) Virtual Team
8 3 (0.97%) CUDA
8 3 (0.97%) Video\Live Streaming
8 3 (0.97%) Wiki
9 2 (0.65%) Management Information System
9 2 (0.65%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 89 (28.80%) Linux
2 44 (14.24%) Windows
3 34 (11.00%) Android
4 32 (10.36%) Apple iOS
5 10 (3.24%) Mac OS X
6 9 (2.91%) CentOS
6 9 (2.91%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (2.59%) Unix
8 7 (2.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.29%) Debian
10 3 (0.97%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.65%) Windows XP
12 1 (0.32%) AIX
12 1 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Mac OS
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 164 (53.07%) Agile Software Development
2 143 (46.28%) Software Engineering
3 115 (37.22%) Scrum
4 105 (33.98%) Continuous Integration
5 96 (31.07%) DevOps
6 61 (19.74%) TDD
7 60 (19.42%) OO
8 54 (17.48%) SDLC
9 53 (17.15%) Test Automation
10 38 (12.30%) Problem-Solving
11 37 (11.97%) Use Case
12 33 (10.68%) Microservices
13 32 (10.36%) UML
13 32 (10.36%) Validation
14 28 (9.06%) DSDM
14 28 (9.06%) MVVM
14 28 (9.06%) RUP
15 27 (8.74%) Analytics
16 26 (8.41%) OOP
17 25 (8.09%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 190 (61.49%) Java
2 147 (47.57%) C#
3 126 (40.78%) JavaScript
4 117 (37.86%) Python
5 112 (36.25%) C
6 80 (25.89%) SQL
7 38 (12.30%) Perl
8 35 (11.33%) PHP
9 32 (10.36%) Bash Shell
10 31 (10.03%) PL/SQL
10 31 (10.03%) Scala
11 29 (9.39%) T-SQL
12 28 (9.06%) Ruby
13 26 (8.41%) Objective-C
14 12 (3.88%) Go
14 12 (3.88%) PowerShell
15 11 (3.56%) Apple Swift
15 11 (3.56%) R
15 11 (3.56%) VC++
16 10 (3.24%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 66 (21.36%) Degree
2 43 (13.92%) Security Cleared
3 33 (10.68%) DV Cleared
4 21 (6.80%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (3.56%) CISSP
5 11 (3.56%) Microsoft Certification
6 10 (3.24%) CCNA
6 10 (3.24%) Cisco Certification
6 10 (3.24%) CompTIA Security+
6 10 (3.24%) GIAC
6 10 (3.24%) Linux+ Certification
6 10 (3.24%) MCSE
6 10 (3.24%) Network+ Certification
6 10 (3.24%) SANS
6 10 (3.24%) SC Cleared
6 10 (3.24%) SSCP
7 8 (2.59%) Master's Degree
7 8 (2.59%) PhD
8 7 (2.27%) Computer Science Degree
9 5 (1.62%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (2.91%) QA
2 8 (2.59%) GCP
3 6 (1.94%) GDPR
4 3 (0.97%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.65%) ISO 15765
5 2 (0.65%) MISRA
6 1 (0.32%) Data Quality
6 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 13485
6 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 36 (11.65%) Docker
2 16 (5.18%) Hyper-V
2 16 (5.18%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.85%) Firmware
4 10 (3.24%) vSphere
5 4 (1.29%) Varnish
6 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 14 (4.53%) Kubernetes
2 13 (4.21%) Ansible
3 12 (3.88%) Puppet
4 10 (3.24%) Salt
5 4 (1.29%) Grafana
5 4 (1.29%) Graphite
5 4 (1.29%) HAProxy
5 4 (1.29%) Kibana
5 4 (1.29%) Marathon
5 4 (1.29%) Nagios
5 4 (1.29%) Prometheus
6 2 (0.65%) Mesos
6 2 (0.65%) Opscode Chef
6 2 (0.65%) Packer
6 2 (0.65%) rkt
6 2 (0.65%) Terraform
7 1 (0.32%) Oozie
Vendors
1 54 (17.48%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.47%) Oracle
3 16 (5.18%) VMware
4 11 (3.56%) Capita
4 11 (3.56%) SAP
5 7 (2.27%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.62%) Google
6 5 (1.62%) Siemens
6 5 (1.62%) Tableau
7 2 (0.65%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.65%) Pega
7 2 (0.65%) Xamarin
8 1 (0.32%) Cisco
8 1 (0.32%) Epicor
8 1 (0.32%) IFS
8 1 (0.32%) Infor
8 1 (0.32%) Lotus
8 1 (0.32%) Sage