Period
to 24 September 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 24 September 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North West
6 months to
24 Sep 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 108 84 91
Rank change year-on-year -24 +7 +28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 372 407 390
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.87% 3.43% 2.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.08% 6.28% 5.74%
Number of salaries quoted 308 337 394
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £27,125 £25,300 £26,750
90th Percentile £69,150 £55,000 £55,875
England median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £47,500

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 7320 6482 6791
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.52% 54.67% 51.69%
Number of salaries quoted 6161 5596 5823
North West median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,375 £25,750
90th Percentile £60,000 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.16% +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 24 September 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 24 September 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 -19 307 £45,000 +12.50% 22
Cheshire -33 46 £45,000 +17.65% 5
Merseyside -5 11 £30,000 -16.67% 5
Cumbria - 4 £34,250 -
Lancashire -1 3 £35,000 -9.09%
C++
England

For the 6 months to 24 September 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++.

1 233 (62.63%) Java
2 178 (47.85%) SQL
3 174 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
3 174 (46.77%) Software Engineering
4 147 (39.52%) C#
5 140 (37.63%) Degree
6 139 (37.37%) .NET
7 136 (36.56%) C
8 121 (32.53%) Python
9 113 (30.38%) Windows
10 105 (28.23%) Linux
11 100 (26.88%) OO
12 91 (24.46%) SQL Server
13 90 (24.19%) Finance
13 90 (24.19%) Scrum
14 87 (23.39%) HTML
15 79 (21.24%) Microsoft
16 76 (20.43%) JavaScript
16 76 (20.43%) Open Source
17 70 (18.82%) DevOps
17 70 (18.82%) Electronics
18 69 (18.55%) Web Services
19 68 (18.28%) Hadoop
20 66 (17.74%) Big Data
20 66 (17.74%) Machine Learning
20 66 (17.74%) CSS
21 65 (17.47%) Manufacturing
22 64 (17.20%) Marketing
23 63 (16.94%) Relational Database
24 59 (15.86%) Telecoms

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 41 (11.02%) Apache Spark
2 18 (4.84%) Apache
3 11 (2.96%) Confluence
4 10 (2.69%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.34%) Apache Pig
6 3 (0.81%) Tomcat
7 2 (0.54%) Adobe Experience Manager
7 2 (0.54%) SharePoint
7 2 (0.54%) WebSphere
8 1 (0.27%) ColdFusion
8 1 (0.27%) Drupal
8 1 (0.27%) SAS
8 1 (0.27%) WordPress
Applications
1 5 (1.34%) MS Visio
1 5 (1.34%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (0.54%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.27%) GNU Octave
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.27%) Microsoft PowerPoint
Business Applications
1 2 (0.54%) BASE24
1 2 (0.54%) Dynamics NAV
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.27%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.27%) NetSuite
2 1 (0.27%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 44 (11.83%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (10.75%) Google Cloud Platform
2 40 (10.75%) Microsoft Azure
3 6 (1.61%) GitHub
4 2 (0.54%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.54%) Salesforce Service Cloud
5 1 (0.27%) Amazon ELB
5 1 (0.27%) Force.com
5 1 (0.27%) npm
5 1 (0.27%) Office 365
5 1 (0.27%) Route 53
5 1 (0.27%) SaaS
5 1 (0.27%) Salesforce Sales Cloud
5 1 (0.27%) Veeva
Communications & Networking
1 17 (4.57%) TCP/IP
2 16 (4.30%) Ethernet
3 15 (4.03%) RS-232
4 5 (1.34%) Bluetooth
4 5 (1.34%) LLU
5 3 (0.81%) HTTP
5 3 (0.81%) SSL
6 2 (0.54%) VPN
7 1 (0.27%) BGP
7 1 (0.27%) IPsec
7 1 (0.27%) MPLS
7 1 (0.27%) OpenVPN
7 1 (0.27%) OSPF
7 1 (0.27%) PPTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 91 (24.46%) SQL Server
2 68 (18.28%) Hadoop
3 66 (17.74%) Big Data
4 63 (16.94%) Relational Database
5 22 (5.91%) NoSQL
6 21 (5.65%) MySQL
7 20 (5.38%) RDBMS
8 16 (4.30%) PostgreSQL
9 14 (3.76%) Apache Hive
10 12 (3.23%) SQL Server 2012
11 11 (2.96%) SQL Server 2014
12 6 (1.61%) Apache Cassandra
13 5 (1.34%) MongoDB
13 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database
13 5 (1.34%) Oracle Database 11g
14 3 (0.81%) DB2
15 2 (0.54%) Data Mining
16 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2005
16 1 (0.27%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 55 (14.78%) Visual Studio
2 37 (9.95%) MSTest
2 37 (9.95%) NUnit
3 36 (9.68%) Git (software)
3 36 (9.68%) Subversion
4 34 (9.14%) JIRA
5 30 (8.06%) Jenkins
6 27 (7.26%) JUnit
7 20 (5.38%) Selenium
8 17 (4.57%) EasyMock
8 17 (4.57%) Team Foundation Server
9 12 (3.23%) Bitbucket
10 11 (2.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 11 (2.96%) Microsoft Blend
10 11 (2.96%) MSI
10 11 (2.96%) NuGet
10 11 (2.96%) WiX
11 8 (2.15%) Cucumber
12 6 (1.61%) Oracle APEX
13 5 (1.34%) JSUnit
General
1 90 (24.19%) Finance
2 70 (18.82%) Electronics
3 65 (17.47%) Manufacturing
4 64 (17.20%) Marketing
5 59 (15.86%) Telecoms
6 37 (9.95%) Games
7 16 (4.30%) Banking
8 14 (3.76%) Automotive
9 7 (1.88%) Aerospace
9 7 (1.88%) French Language
9 7 (1.88%) German Language
9 7 (1.88%) Japanese Language
10 5 (1.34%) Retail
11 4 (1.08%) Advertising
11 4 (1.08%) Legal
11 4 (1.08%) Military
12 2 (0.54%) Corporate Banking
12 2 (0.54%) Financial Institution
12 2 (0.54%) Law
13 1 (0.27%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 132 (35.48%) Developer
2 131 (35.22%) Software Engineer
3 48 (12.90%) Software Developer
4 41 (11.02%) C++ Software Engineer
5 35 (9.41%) C++ Developer
6 32 (8.60%) Senior Software Engineer
7 28 (7.53%) C# Software Engineer
8 27 (7.26%) Senior Developer
9 25 (6.72%) Architect
9 25 (6.72%) Java Engineer
10 24 (6.45%) Java Software Engineer
11 23 (6.18%) .NET Developer
11 23 (6.18%) .NET Software Engineer
11 23 (6.18%) Cloud Architect
11 23 (6.18%) Lead DevOps
11 23 (6.18%) Linux Engineer
12 22 (5.91%) DevOps Architect
13 21 (5.65%) C# Developer
13 21 (5.65%) Java Developer
14 20 (5.38%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (37.37%) .NET
2 87 (23.39%) HTML
3 69 (18.55%) Web Services
4 66 (17.74%) CSS
5 54 (14.52%) XML
6 51 (13.71%) WCF
7 46 (12.37%) WPF
8 43 (11.56%) SOAP
9 42 (11.29%) jQuery
10 40 (10.75%) ASP.NET
11 37 (9.95%) LINQ
11 37 (9.95%) RESTful
11 37 (9.95%) Silverlight
12 32 (8.60%) Spring
13 29 (7.80%) Java EE
14 26 (6.99%) WF
14 26 (6.99%) XSLT
15 24 (6.45%) MSMQ
15 24 (6.45%) RabbitMQ
16 23 (6.18%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 57 (15.32%) Computer Science
2 40 (10.75%) Analytical Skills
3 38 (10.22%) Public Cloud
4 21 (5.65%) Algorithms
5 19 (5.11%) Greenfield Project
5 19 (5.11%) Mobile App
6 13 (3.49%) Cyberthreat
7 12 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
8 11 (2.96%) Data Structures
8 11 (2.96%) Industrial Internet of Things
8 11 (2.96%) Internet of Things
8 11 (2.96%) Wiki
9 7 (1.88%) Enterprise Software
10 6 (1.61%) iPad
10 6 (1.61%) Life Science
10 6 (1.61%) PKI
11 5 (1.34%) Online Banking
11 5 (1.34%) User Experience
12 4 (1.08%) 3D Graphics
12 4 (1.08%) Augmented Reality
Operating Systems
1 113 (30.38%) Windows
2 105 (28.23%) Linux
3 46 (12.37%) Unix
4 33 (8.87%) Android
5 25 (6.72%) Apple iOS
6 20 (5.38%) Windows XP
7 15 (4.03%) Windows Embedded Compact
8 12 (3.23%) CentOS
9 11 (2.96%) Mac OS
9 11 (2.96%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 11 (2.96%) Windows Server
10 5 (1.34%) Embedded Linux
11 4 (1.08%) Mac OS X
11 4 (1.08%) Windows 10
12 3 (0.81%) Windows Server 2012
13 2 (0.54%) Windows 7
14 1 (0.27%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 174 (46.77%) Agile Software Development
1 174 (46.77%) Software Engineering
2 100 (26.88%) OO
3 90 (24.19%) Scrum
4 76 (20.43%) Open Source
5 70 (18.82%) DevOps
6 66 (17.74%) Machine Learning
7 54 (14.52%) Test Automation
8 49 (13.17%) Business Intelligence
8 49 (13.17%) Digital Marketing
8 49 (13.17%) Programme Management
8 49 (13.17%) UML
9 48 (12.90%) Multithreading
10 43 (11.56%) Continuous Integration
11 41 (11.02%) Mathematics
11 41 (11.02%) Unit Testing
12 40 (10.75%) TDD
13 37 (9.95%) MVVM
13 37 (9.95%) RUP
14 35 (9.41%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 233 (62.63%) Java
2 178 (47.85%) SQL
3 147 (39.52%) C#
4 136 (36.56%) C
5 121 (32.53%) Python
6 76 (20.43%) JavaScript
7 42 (11.29%) Go
8 39 (10.48%) Shell Script
9 36 (9.68%) T-SQL
10 31 (8.33%) PL/SQL
11 25 (6.72%) PHP
12 23 (6.18%) Perl
13 19 (5.11%) Embedded C
14 18 (4.84%) MATLAB
14 18 (4.84%) Ruby
15 14 (3.76%) VB
16 11 (2.96%) R
16 11 (2.96%) XAML
17 8 (2.15%) VB.NET
18 7 (1.88%) RPG
Qualifications
1 140 (37.63%) Degree
2 27 (7.26%) PhD
3 25 (6.72%) Security Cleared
4 11 (2.96%) DV Cleared
5 10 (2.69%) HND
6 8 (2.15%) Computer Science Degree
6 8 (2.15%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.15%) Numerate Degree
7 4 (1.08%) Master's Degree
7 4 (1.08%) PMI Certification
7 4 (1.08%) Postgraduate
8 3 (0.81%) DBS Check
8 3 (0.81%) ISEB
9 1 (0.27%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
9 1 (0.27%) MCP
9 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
9 1 (0.27%) PMP
9 1 (0.27%) PRINCE2 Certification
9 1 (0.27%) SC Cleared
9 1 (0.27%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (4.57%) QA
2 3 (0.81%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 15 (4.03%) Firmware
2 9 (2.42%) Docker
2 9 (2.42%) VMware Infrastructure
3 8 (2.15%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 38 (10.22%) Ansible
2 37 (9.95%) Puppet
3 36 (9.68%) Opscode Chef
4 24 (6.45%) Mesos
5 9 (2.42%) Kubernetes
6 3 (0.81%) HP Quality Center
7 1 (0.27%) Marathon
7 1 (0.27%) rkt
Vendors
1 79 (21.24%) Microsoft
2 50 (13.44%) SAP
3 42 (11.29%) Google
4 41 (11.02%) Oracle
5 11 (2.96%) Red Hat
6 9 (2.42%) HP
6 9 (2.42%) VMware
7 7 (1.88%) IBM
8 4 (1.08%) EMC
8 4 (1.08%) Freescale
9 3 (0.81%) Sybase
10 2 (0.54%) Adobe
10 2 (0.54%) Cisco
10 2 (0.54%) Salesforce.com
10 2 (0.54%) Xilinx
11 1 (0.27%) Apple
11 1 (0.27%) Blue Prism
11 1 (0.27%) DevExpress
11 1 (0.27%) Kofax
11 1 (0.27%) Xamarin