Period
to 23 October 2019

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 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North West
6 months to
23 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 58 127 114
Rank change year-on-year +69 -13 -24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 461 315 365
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.59% 2.67% 2.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.01% 4.95% 5.03%
Number of salaries quoted 227 231 297
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +12.50%
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £66,250 £69,500
England median annual salary £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year - +5.00% +5.26%

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 5,119 6,368 7,253
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 50.96% 54.05% 56.27%
Number of salaries quoted 4,069 5,345 6,072
North West median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £28,750 £27,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £65,000 £65,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

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 October 2019.

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 October 2019. 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 +47 349 £50,000 +2.56% 46
Lancashire +37 70 £35,000 -17.65% 5
Cheshire -1 23 £45,000 -5.26% 16
Merseyside +9 12 £47,500 -5.00% 2
Cumbria - 6 - -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 October 2019, 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++.

1 225 (48.81%) Software Engineering
2 196 (42.52%) C
2 196 (42.52%) Java
3 183 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
4 173 (37.53%) Python
5 165 (35.79%) Linux
6 160 (34.71%) C#
7 136 (29.50%) Degree
8 131 (28.42%) Computer Science
9 111 (24.08%) Open Source
9 111 (24.08%) Algorithms
10 110 (23.86%) Analytical Skills
11 107 (23.21%) Git (software)
12 106 (22.99%) Problem-Solving
13 105 (22.78%) Open Source Development
14 95 (20.61%) DevOps
15 91 (19.74%) SQL
16 85 (18.44%) Test Automation
17 82 (17.79%) Mathematics
18 80 (17.35%) Smartphone
18 80 (17.35%) OO
19 63 (13.67%) JavaScript
20 61 (13.23%) Finance
20 61 (13.23%) Android
20 61 (13.23%) SDLC
21 59 (12.80%) .NET
22 55 (11.93%) Microsoft
22 55 (11.93%) Telecoms
23 54 (11.71%) Mentoring
23 54 (11.71%) Embedded Systems

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 15 (3.25%) WebSphere
2 13 (2.82%) Oracle SOA Suite
3 9 (1.95%) Confluence
4 5 (1.08%) JBoss
4 5 (1.08%) OpenEdge
5 4 (0.87%) Tornado
6 2 (0.43%) Apache
6 2 (0.43%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.22%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Office
1 5 (1.08%) Simulink
2 3 (0.65%) GNU Octave
2 3 (0.65%) Microsoft PowerPoint
3 2 (0.43%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Dynamics NAV
2 2 (0.43%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 37 (8.03%) AWS
2 25 (5.42%) Azure
3 18 (3.90%) SaaS
4 7 (1.52%) GCP
5 5 (1.08%) IaaS
6 3 (0.65%) Cloud Computing
6 3 (0.65%) Serverless
7 1 (0.22%) Amazon ECS
7 1 (0.22%) GitHub
7 1 (0.22%) OpenShift
7 1 (0.22%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 47 (10.20%) Broadband
2 14 (3.04%) TCP/IP
3 12 (2.60%) Ethernet
4 9 (1.95%) Internet
5 8 (1.74%) LLU
6 6 (1.30%) Software-Defined Radio
7 4 (0.87%) HTTP
8 3 (0.65%) LTE
8 3 (0.65%) SNMP
8 3 (0.65%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (0.65%) Wireless
9 2 (0.43%) RS-485
10 1 (0.22%) DHCP
10 1 (0.22%) DNS
10 1 (0.22%) Firewall
10 1 (0.22%) RS-232
10 1 (0.22%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 44 (9.54%) SQL Server
2 42 (9.11%) Relational Database
3 40 (8.68%) NoSQL
4 13 (2.82%) PostgreSQL
5 10 (2.17%) RDBMS
6 8 (1.74%) Big Data
7 7 (1.52%) MongoDB
8 4 (0.87%) Data Lake
8 4 (0.87%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.43%) Apache Cassandra
10 1 (0.22%) GIS
10 1 (0.22%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.22%) MySQL
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Analysis Services
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 107 (23.21%) Git (software)
2 46 (9.98%) Subversion
3 37 (8.03%) JIRA
4 33 (7.16%) Jenkins
5 23 (4.99%) Visual Studio
6 17 (3.69%) Gerrit
7 14 (3.04%) SoapUI
8 11 (2.39%) Selenium
9 9 (1.95%) GitLab
10 8 (1.74%) C++Builder
11 7 (1.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 7 (1.52%) Bitbucket
11 7 (1.52%) Bitbucket Server
11 7 (1.52%) JUnit
12 6 (1.30%) Eclipse
12 6 (1.30%) JDeveloper
12 6 (1.30%) NetBeans
13 5 (1.08%) Maven
13 5 (1.08%) Rational Statemate
14 2 (0.43%) CMake
General
1 61 (13.23%) Finance
2 55 (11.93%) Telecoms
3 52 (11.28%) Automotive
4 34 (7.38%) Aerospace
5 31 (6.72%) Games
6 30 (6.51%) Manufacturing
6 30 (6.51%) Military
7 27 (5.86%) Electronics
8 26 (5.64%) Marketing
9 24 (5.21%) Retail
10 16 (3.47%) Public Sector
11 11 (2.39%) Avionics
12 9 (1.95%) Banking
13 8 (1.74%) Billing
14 7 (1.52%) Law
15 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
16 1 (0.22%) Investment Banking
16 1 (0.22%) Legal
16 1 (0.22%) Local Government
16 1 (0.22%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 163 (35.36%) Developer
2 158 (34.27%) Software Engineer
3 85 (18.44%) C++ Developer
4 50 (10.85%) Java Developer
4 50 (10.85%) Junior
5 43 (9.33%) C++ Software Engineer
6 41 (8.89%) Senior Software Engineer
7 39 (8.46%) Graduate
8 37 (8.03%) C# Developer
8 37 (8.03%) C++/Java Developer
9 33 (7.16%) Graduate Developer
9 33 (7.16%) Junior Developer
10 32 (6.94%) Junior C++ Developer
10 32 (6.94%) Python Developer
11 30 (6.51%) C++/C# Developer
11 30 (6.51%) Software Developer
12 29 (6.29%) Compiler Engineer
12 29 (6.29%) Graduate Java Developer
13 28 (6.07%) Graduate C# Developer
13 28 (6.07%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 59 (12.80%) .NET
2 49 (10.63%) Vulkan
3 27 (5.86%) HTML
4 25 (5.42%) Node.js
5 22 (4.77%) OpenGL
6 20 (4.34%) React
7 19 (4.12%) XML
8 18 (3.90%) OpenCL
8 18 (3.90%) OpenCV
9 17 (3.69%) AngularJS
9 17 (3.69%) LLVM
9 17 (3.69%) OpenGL ES
9 17 (3.69%) OpenJDK
10 15 (3.25%) Java EE
11 14 (3.04%) HTML5
11 14 (3.04%) RESTful
12 12 (2.60%) Web Services
13 11 (2.39%) SOAP
14 10 (2.17%) CSS
14 10 (2.17%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 111 (24.08%) Algorithms
2 110 (23.86%) Analytical Skills
3 80 (17.35%) Smartphone
4 54 (11.71%) Embedded Systems
5 51 (11.06%) User Experience
6 30 (6.51%) Data Structures
7 28 (6.07%) Derivative
7 28 (6.07%) Hedge funds
7 28 (6.07%) Robotics
8 20 (4.34%) Management Information System
8 20 (4.34%) Self-Motivation
9 17 (3.69%) Virtual Team
10 12 (2.60%) Blog
11 11 (2.39%) Client/Server
12 10 (2.17%) Augmented Reality
12 10 (2.17%) Infotainment
13 9 (1.95%) ASIC
14 7 (1.52%) Wiki
15 6 (1.30%) Mobile App
16 5 (1.08%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 165 (35.79%) Linux
2 61 (13.23%) Android
3 37 (8.03%) Tizen
3 37 (8.03%) Windows
4 28 (6.07%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 27 (5.86%) CentOS
6 19 (4.12%) Unix
7 17 (3.69%) SUSE
7 17 (3.69%) Ubuntu
8 3 (0.65%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.43%) Apple iOS
9 2 (0.43%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.22%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.22%) Robot Operating System
10 1 (0.22%) VME
10 1 (0.22%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 225 (48.81%) Software Engineering
2 183 (39.70%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (28.42%) Computer Science
4 111 (24.08%) Open Source
5 106 (22.99%) Problem-Solving
6 105 (22.78%) Open Source Development
7 95 (20.61%) DevOps
8 85 (18.44%) Test Automation
9 82 (17.79%) Mathematics
10 80 (17.35%) OO
11 61 (13.23%) SDLC
12 54 (11.71%) Mentoring
13 53 (11.50%) Line Management
14 50 (10.85%) Technical Leadership
15 47 (10.20%) Physics
16 40 (8.68%) Continuous Integration
17 39 (8.46%) Unit Testing
18 37 (8.03%) Computer Architecture
19 35 (7.59%) Artificial Intelligence
20 34 (7.38%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 196 (42.52%) C
1 196 (42.52%) Java
2 173 (37.53%) Python
3 160 (34.71%) C#
4 91 (19.74%) SQL
5 63 (13.67%) JavaScript
6 45 (9.76%) R
7 41 (8.89%) MATLAB
8 27 (5.86%) Assembly Language
9 26 (5.64%) Go
10 21 (4.56%) Ada
11 13 (2.82%) Ruby
12 9 (1.95%) Objective-C
12 9 (1.95%) Shell Script
12 9 (1.95%) VC++
13 8 (1.74%) TypeScript
14 7 (1.52%) PHP
14 7 (1.52%) PowerShell
14 7 (1.52%) VB
15 6 (1.30%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 136 (29.50%) Degree
2 39 (8.46%) Computer Science Degree
3 14 (3.04%) ISTQB
3 14 (3.04%) PhD
4 10 (2.17%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 8 (1.74%) DV Cleared
5 8 (1.74%) Security Cleared
6 5 (1.08%) HND
7 4 (0.87%) CISM
7 4 (0.87%) CISSP
7 4 (0.87%) GIAC
7 4 (0.87%) Master's Degree
7 4 (0.87%) OSCP
8 3 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 3 (0.65%) Postgraduate
9 2 (0.43%) OCP
9 2 (0.43%) Oracle Certification
9 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
10 1 (0.22%) ISEB
10 1 (0.22%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 38 (8.24%) QA
2 10 (2.17%) ISO 26262
3 5 (1.08%) Def Stans
System Software
1 27 (5.86%) Docker
2 17 (3.69%) Virtual Machines
3 5 (1.08%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 22 (4.77%) Kubernetes
2 15 (3.25%) CA Service Virtualization
3 14 (3.04%) Ansible
4 4 (0.87%) Kibana
4 4 (0.87%) Opscode Chef
5 3 (0.65%) Puppet
6 1 (0.22%) Docker Swarm
6 1 (0.22%) HP Quality Center
6 1 (0.22%) Nagios
6 1 (0.22%) Terraform
Vendors
1 55 (11.93%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.46%) Google
3 38 (8.24%) Pega
4 37 (8.03%) QNX
5 28 (6.07%) Oracle
6 20 (4.34%) CA
6 20 (4.34%) Salesforce.com
7 15 (3.25%) MathWorks
8 14 (3.04%) Red Hat
9 12 (2.60%) SAP
10 9 (1.95%) TIBCO
11 5 (1.08%) PTC
12 3 (0.65%) Xilinx
13 2 (0.43%) Embarcadero
13 2 (0.43%) SaltStack
13 2 (0.43%) Sybase
14 1 (0.22%) HP
14 1 (0.22%) Rockwell
14 1 (0.22%) Siemens