Period
to 23 November 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 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North West
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 122 105 112
Rank change year-on-year -17 +7 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 340 360 343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.57% 2.88% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 5.14% 5.20%
Number of salaries quoted 266 302 329
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £39,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +2.56% +2.63%
10th Percentile £31,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £69,500 £56,250 £58,150
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

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 7384 7009 6597
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 55.74% 56.05% 50.89%
Number of salaries quoted 6158 6080 5671
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £60,000 £58,750 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 23 November 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 23 November 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 -13 258 £46,250 +15.63% 22
Cheshire -10 65 £45,000 +15.38% 6
Merseyside +6 14 £32,500 -9.72% 4
Cumbria - 2 £40,000 -
Lancashire -4 1 £22,500 -41.56% 2
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 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++.

1 186 (54.71%) Java
2 180 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
3 150 (44.12%) Software Engineering
4 146 (42.94%) SQL
5 134 (39.41%) C#
6 128 (37.65%) C
7 120 (35.29%) .NET
8 116 (34.12%) Degree
9 107 (31.47%) Scrum
10 102 (30.00%) Python
11 96 (28.24%) Linux
12 92 (27.06%) DevOps
13 90 (26.47%) JavaScript
14 87 (25.59%) HTML
15 77 (22.65%) CSS
16 75 (22.06%) OO
17 73 (21.47%) Finance
18 69 (20.29%) Windows
19 67 (19.71%) Web Services
20 65 (19.12%) SQL Server
21 62 (18.24%) Microsoft
22 57 (16.76%) SOAP
23 56 (16.47%) SDLC
24 55 (16.18%) RESTful
25 54 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
26 53 (15.59%) jQuery
26 53 (15.59%) XML
27 49 (14.41%) WCF
27 49 (14.41%) Relational Database
28 47 (13.82%) Analytical Skills

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 21 (6.18%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.65%) Apache
3 8 (2.35%) Apache Pig
3 8 (2.35%) Elasticsearch
4 5 (1.47%) Confluence
5 3 (0.88%) nginx
6 2 (0.59%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.29%) SAS
7 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.29%) WordPress
Applications
1 9 (2.65%) SOLIDWORKS
2 5 (1.47%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.18%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.59%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.29%) MS Visio
5 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.88%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.59%) BASE24
2 2 (0.59%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Magento
3 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (10.29%) Amazon AWS
2 29 (8.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 28 (8.24%) Google Cloud Platform
4 18 (5.29%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.59%) Cloud Computing
5 2 (0.59%) GitHub
5 2 (0.59%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.29%) Force.com
6 1 (0.29%) Loggly
6 1 (0.29%) npm
6 1 (0.29%) Office 365
6 1 (0.29%) SaaS
6 1 (0.29%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
6 1 (0.29%) Sumo Logic
6 1 (0.29%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 10 (2.94%) Bluetooth
2 5 (1.47%) Ethernet
3 3 (0.88%) HTTP
3 3 (0.88%) RS-232
3 3 (0.88%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.59%) Internet
4 2 (0.59%) LLU
4 2 (0.59%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) Broadband
5 1 (0.29%) IPsec
5 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 65 (19.12%) SQL Server
2 49 (14.41%) Relational Database
3 38 (11.18%) Big Data
3 38 (11.18%) Hadoop
4 23 (6.76%) MySQL
5 21 (6.18%) PostgreSQL
6 15 (4.41%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.35%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.35%) MongoDB
7 8 (2.35%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database
8 5 (1.47%) Oracle Database 11g
9 4 (1.18%) SQL Server 2012
10 3 (0.88%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.88%) DB2
10 3 (0.88%) SQL Server 2014
11 2 (0.59%) Apache Cassandra
11 2 (0.59%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.29%) Riak
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 39 (11.47%) Jenkins
2 38 (11.18%) Git (software)
3 37 (10.88%) MSTest
3 37 (10.88%) NUnit
4 22 (6.47%) Selenium
5 21 (6.18%) JIRA
5 21 (6.18%) Visual Studio
6 12 (3.53%) Subversion
7 11 (3.24%) Xcode
8 9 (2.65%) Cucumber
9 8 (2.35%) JUnit
9 8 (2.35%) Team Foundation Server
10 6 (1.76%) Bitbucket
10 6 (1.76%) EasyMock
10 6 (1.76%) Oracle APEX
11 5 (1.47%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.47%) Gradle
11 5 (1.47%) JSUnit
11 5 (1.47%) Oracle Forms
11 5 (1.47%) Robot Framework
General
1 73 (21.47%) Finance
2 41 (12.06%) Electronics
3 38 (11.18%) Marketing
4 34 (10.00%) Manufacturing
5 30 (8.82%) Telecoms
6 20 (5.88%) Games
7 15 (4.41%) Banking
8 13 (3.82%) Automotive
9 8 (2.35%) Military
10 7 (2.06%) French Language
10 7 (2.06%) German Language
10 7 (2.06%) Japanese Language
11 5 (1.47%) Aerospace
12 4 (1.18%) Advertising
12 4 (1.18%) Investment Banking
13 2 (0.59%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.59%) Financial Institution
13 2 (0.59%) Law
13 2 (0.59%) Retail
Job Titles
1 118 (34.71%) Software Engineer
2 99 (29.12%) Developer
3 41 (12.06%) Software Developer
4 37 (10.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 32 (9.41%) C# Software Engineer
6 28 (8.24%) Architect
7 23 (6.76%) .NET Software Engineer
7 23 (6.76%) C++ Developer
8 22 (6.47%) .NET Developer
8 22 (6.47%) Senior Software Engineer
9 20 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
10 19 (5.59%) ASP.NET Developer
10 19 (5.59%) C# Developer
10 19 (5.59%) Senior Developer
11 18 (5.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 17 (5.00%) Graduate
12 17 (5.00%) SQL Developer
13 16 (4.71%) Java Engineer
13 16 (4.71%) Java Software Engineer
14 15 (4.41%) Cloud Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (35.29%) .NET
2 87 (25.59%) HTML
3 77 (22.65%) CSS
4 67 (19.71%) Web Services
5 57 (16.76%) SOAP
6 55 (16.18%) RESTful
7 53 (15.59%) jQuery
7 53 (15.59%) XML
8 49 (14.41%) WCF
9 47 (13.82%) ASP.NET
10 43 (12.65%) WPF
11 37 (10.88%) LINQ
11 37 (10.88%) Silverlight
12 34 (10.00%) WF
12 34 (10.00%) XSLT
13 26 (7.65%) AngularJS
14 23 (6.76%) Spring
15 22 (6.47%) ASP.NET MVC
15 22 (6.47%) HTML5
15 22 (6.47%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (13.82%) Analytical Skills
2 34 (10.00%) Computer Science
3 28 (8.24%) Public Cloud
4 24 (7.06%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (5.59%) Mobile App
6 16 (4.71%) Algorithms
7 14 (4.12%) Embedded Systems
8 10 (2.94%) User Experience
9 9 (2.65%) Augmented Reality
10 8 (2.35%) Enterprise Software
10 8 (2.35%) Online Banking
10 8 (2.35%) PKI
11 7 (2.06%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (1.76%) Cyberthreat
12 6 (1.76%) Life Science
13 5 (1.47%) Mobile Banking
13 5 (1.47%) Wiki
14 4 (1.18%) N-Tier
14 4 (1.18%) Oculus Rift
15 3 (0.88%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 96 (28.24%) Linux
2 69 (20.29%) Windows
3 41 (12.06%) Unix
4 36 (10.59%) Android
5 31 (9.12%) Apple iOS
6 9 (2.65%) Windows Server
7 8 (2.35%) Windows Embedded Compact
7 8 (2.35%) Windows XP
8 6 (1.76%) Embedded Linux
9 5 (1.47%) CentOS
9 5 (1.47%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 4 (1.18%) Mac OS X
11 3 (0.88%) Debian
11 3 (0.88%) Mac OS
11 3 (0.88%) Windows 10
12 2 (0.59%) Windows Server 2012
13 1 (0.29%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 180 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 150 (44.12%) Software Engineering
3 107 (31.47%) Scrum
4 92 (27.06%) DevOps
5 75 (22.06%) OO
6 56 (16.47%) SDLC
7 54 (15.88%) Continuous Integration
8 47 (13.82%) Test Automation
9 44 (12.94%) Machine Learning
9 44 (12.94%) UML
10 42 (12.35%) Open Source
11 40 (11.76%) Unit Testing
11 40 (11.76%) Use Case
12 38 (11.18%) Continuous Delivery
13 37 (10.88%) MVVM
13 37 (10.88%) RUP
14 34 (10.00%) Analytics
14 34 (10.00%) DSDM
15 32 (9.41%) TDD
16 30 (8.82%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 186 (54.71%) Java
2 146 (42.94%) SQL
3 134 (39.41%) C#
4 128 (37.65%) C
5 102 (30.00%) Python
6 90 (26.47%) JavaScript
7 42 (12.35%) T-SQL
8 39 (11.47%) PL/SQL
9 34 (10.00%) Go
9 34 (10.00%) Shell Script
10 24 (7.06%) Embedded C
11 22 (6.47%) Perl
12 16 (4.71%) Ruby
13 15 (4.41%) PHP
13 15 (4.41%) VB
14 14 (4.12%) Objective-C
15 13 (3.82%) Apple Swift
15 13 (3.82%) MATLAB
16 11 (3.24%) VB.NET
17 10 (2.94%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 116 (34.12%) Degree
2 40 (11.76%) Security Cleared
3 18 (5.29%) SC Cleared
4 15 (4.41%) DV Cleared
4 15 (4.41%) Numerate Degree
5 11 (3.24%) PhD
6 8 (2.35%) Master's Degree
7 7 (2.06%) HND
7 7 (2.06%) ISTQB
7 7 (2.06%) Postgraduate
8 6 (1.76%) Computer Science Degree
9 4 (1.18%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.59%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.29%) HNC
11 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.29%) PMP
11 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (4.41%) QA
2 7 (2.06%) ISO 13485
3 2 (0.59%) PA-DSS
3 2 (0.59%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) FIPS 140-2
System Software
1 22 (6.47%) Docker
2 16 (4.71%) VMware Infrastructure
3 15 (4.41%) Hyper-V
4 8 (2.35%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 29 (8.53%) Ansible
2 25 (7.35%) Opscode Chef
2 25 (7.35%) Puppet
3 21 (6.18%) Kubernetes
4 16 (4.71%) Mesos
5 11 (3.24%) Prometheus
6 10 (2.94%) Kibana
7 3 (0.88%) Marathon
7 3 (0.88%) rkt
8 1 (0.29%) Nagios
8 1 (0.29%) Salt
8 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 62 (18.24%) Microsoft
2 37 (10.88%) Google
3 33 (9.71%) Oracle
4 29 (8.53%) SAP
5 16 (4.71%) VMware
6 7 (2.06%) IBM
7 6 (1.76%) HP
8 5 (1.47%) Capita
8 5 (1.47%) Red Hat
9 3 (0.88%) Sybase
10 2 (0.59%) Adobe
10 2 (0.59%) Altera
10 2 (0.59%) EMC
10 2 (0.59%) Epicor
10 2 (0.59%) IFS
10 2 (0.59%) Infor
10 2 (0.59%) Sage
10 2 (0.59%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.59%) Xilinx
11 1 (0.29%) Blue Prism