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 3 months to 30 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / North West
3 months to
30 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 65 77 79
Rank change year-on-year +12 +2  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 266 188 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.22% 3.31% 3.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.16% 6.43% 6.46%
Number of salaries quoted 205 148 205
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,750 £22,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

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 3716 2926 3389
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.97% 51.56% 52.18%
Number of salaries quoted 3187 2496 2864
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +3.89%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +3.75%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 30 April 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 3 months to 30 April 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +18 238 £40,000 -5.88% 23
Cheshire -26 15 £35,000 -6.66% 3
Merseyside -8 9 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Lancashire -4 1 £42,500 - 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 30 April 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++.

1 235 (49.89%) Software Engineering
2 229 (48.62%) Java
3 206 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (40.13%) C
5 175 (37.15%) C#
6 169 (35.88%) SQL
7 166 (35.24%) Linux
8 161 (34.18%) Degree
9 156 (33.12%) .NET
10 147 (31.21%) OO
11 127 (26.96%) Python
12 123 (26.11%) HTML
13 115 (24.42%) Windows
14 101 (21.44%) Visual Studio
15 92 (19.53%) Scrum
16 89 (18.90%) PHP
17 81 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
18 70 (14.86%) Computer Science
18 70 (14.86%) Embedded C
19 68 (14.44%) Validation
20 65 (13.80%) Electronics
21 64 (13.59%) Multithreading
22 63 (13.38%) OOD
22 63 (13.38%) Microsoft
22 63 (13.38%) SQL Server
23 62 (13.16%) Finance
24 60 (12.74%) Web Services
24 60 (12.74%) XML
25 59 (12.53%) JavaScript
26 58 (12.31%) SOAP

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 19 (4.03%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.55%) Apache
2 12 (2.55%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.91%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.70%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.49%) Confluence
6 4 (0.85%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.64%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.64%) IIS
8 2 (0.42%) nginx
9 1 (0.21%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.21%) Kinematics
9 1 (0.21%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.64%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.42%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.21%) Maya
3 1 (0.21%) MODO
3 1 (0.21%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 17 (3.61%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.85%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.55%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.49%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.06%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.64%) GitHub
5 1 (0.21%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.21%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 45 (9.55%) TCP/IP
2 21 (4.46%) Ethernet
3 15 (3.18%) RS-232
4 12 (2.55%) GPRS
5 10 (2.12%) Internet
6 7 (1.49%) Bluetooth
7 6 (1.27%) DVB
7 6 (1.27%) GSM
7 6 (1.27%) NFC
7 6 (1.27%) UMTS
7 6 (1.27%) VoIP
7 6 (1.27%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.27%) WLAN
8 4 (0.85%) LLU
9 3 (0.64%) Network Security
10 2 (0.42%) SSL
10 2 (0.42%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.21%) RFID
11 1 (0.21%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 63 (13.38%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.49%) MySQL
3 29 (6.16%) Big Data
4 24 (5.10%) Hadoop
5 22 (4.67%) Relational Database
6 15 (3.18%) NoSQL
7 11 (2.34%) RDBMS
7 11 (2.34%) SQL Server 2012
7 11 (2.34%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.06%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.85%) Oracle Database
10 3 (0.64%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.64%) PostgreSQL
11 2 (0.42%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.42%) GIS
11 2 (0.42%) HBase
11 2 (0.42%) Impala
11 2 (0.42%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.21%) Amazon DynamoDB
12 1 (0.21%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 101 (21.44%) Visual Studio
2 50 (10.62%) Git (software)
3 43 (9.13%) MSTest
3 43 (9.13%) NUnit
4 40 (8.49%) Team Foundation Server
5 38 (8.07%) JIRA
6 36 (7.64%) Cucumber
7 35 (7.43%) JUnit
8 34 (7.22%) Selenium
9 27 (5.73%) Subversion
10 24 (5.10%) Jenkins
11 15 (3.18%) LoadRunner
12 14 (2.97%) JMeter
13 13 (2.76%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 11 (2.34%) Microsoft Blend
14 11 (2.34%) MSI
14 11 (2.34%) NuGet
14 11 (2.34%) WiX
15 9 (1.91%) EasyMock
16 7 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 65 (13.80%) Electronics
2 62 (13.16%) Finance
3 56 (11.89%) Games
4 45 (9.55%) Manufacturing
5 28 (5.94%) Marketing
6 25 (5.31%) Retail
7 24 (5.10%) Telecoms
8 22 (4.67%) Banking
9 10 (2.12%) Automotive
10 8 (1.70%) Military
11 6 (1.27%) Multimedia
12 4 (0.85%) Legal
13 3 (0.64%) Aerospace
13 3 (0.64%) Corporate Banking
14 2 (0.42%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 182 (38.64%) Developer
2 139 (29.51%) Software Engineer
3 65 (13.80%) C++ Developer
4 61 (12.95%) Embedded Engineer
5 58 (12.31%) Software Developer
6 50 (10.62%) C++ Software Engineer
7 40 (8.49%) Senior Developer
8 35 (7.43%) C# Software Engineer
8 35 (7.43%) Java Developer
9 34 (7.22%) Linux Engineer
9 34 (7.22%) Senior Software Engineer
10 33 (7.01%) Junior
11 31 (6.58%) Test Engineer
12 29 (6.16%) .NET Software Engineer
13 28 (5.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 26 (5.52%) Senior Java Developer
15 25 (5.31%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 25 (5.31%) Embedded Developer
16 23 (4.88%) Embedded Linux Engineer
17 22 (4.67%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 156 (33.12%) .NET
2 123 (26.11%) HTML
3 60 (12.74%) Web Services
3 60 (12.74%) XML
4 58 (12.31%) SOAP
5 57 (12.10%) WPF
6 50 (10.62%) WCF
7 44 (9.34%) jQuery
8 43 (9.13%) LINQ
9 42 (8.92%) OpenGL
10 40 (8.49%) ASP.NET
10 40 (8.49%) CSS
11 39 (8.28%) J2EE
12 37 (7.86%) Silverlight
13 32 (6.79%) WF
14 31 (6.58%) RESTful
15 26 (5.52%) XSLT
16 23 (4.88%) HTML5
17 21 (4.46%) .NET Framework
17 21 (4.46%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 70 (14.86%) Computer Science
2 35 (7.43%) Algorithms
3 32 (6.79%) Device Driver
4 24 (5.10%) Analytical Skills
5 23 (4.88%) Greenfield Project
6 20 (4.25%) iPad
7 19 (4.03%) Enterprise Software
7 19 (4.03%) Internet of Things
8 17 (3.61%) Mobile App
9 16 (3.40%) 3D Graphics
10 13 (2.76%) Data Structures
11 12 (2.55%) HoloLens
11 12 (2.55%) Kinect
12 11 (2.34%) Augmented Reality
12 11 (2.34%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 9 (1.91%) Animation
13 9 (1.91%) Cyberthreat
13 9 (1.91%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.70%) Public Cloud
15 7 (1.49%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 166 (35.24%) Linux
2 115 (24.42%) Windows
3 51 (10.83%) Embedded Linux
4 26 (5.52%) Android
5 24 (5.10%) Windows XP
6 20 (4.25%) Unix
7 19 (4.03%) Apple iOS
8 12 (2.55%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 11 (2.34%) Mac OS
10 10 (2.12%) CentOS
10 10 (2.12%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
11 9 (1.91%) Mac OS X
12 8 (1.70%) Windows 7
13 6 (1.27%) Nucleus RTOS
13 6 (1.27%) Windows 8
13 6 (1.27%) Windows Mobile
13 6 (1.27%) Windows Server
14 5 (1.06%) Ubuntu
15 3 (0.64%) Fedora
15 3 (0.64%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 235 (49.89%) Software Engineering
2 206 (43.74%) Agile Software Development
3 147 (31.21%) OO
4 92 (19.53%) Scrum
5 81 (17.20%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (14.44%) Validation
7 64 (13.59%) Multithreading
8 63 (13.38%) OOD
9 53 (11.25%) Unit Testing
10 50 (10.62%) SDLC
11 47 (9.98%) DevOps
12 45 (9.55%) TDD
12 45 (9.55%) UML
13 41 (8.70%) Mathematics
13 41 (8.70%) MVVM
14 39 (8.28%) Machine Learning
15 38 (8.07%) RUP
16 37 (7.86%) Concurrent Programming
17 34 (7.22%) Open Source
18 33 (7.01%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 229 (48.62%) Java
2 189 (40.13%) C
3 175 (37.15%) C#
4 169 (35.88%) SQL
5 127 (26.96%) Python
6 89 (18.90%) PHP
7 70 (14.86%) Embedded C
8 59 (12.53%) JavaScript
9 38 (8.07%) Embedded C++
10 35 (7.43%) T-SQL
11 33 (7.01%) PL/SQL
12 31 (6.58%) Perl
13 29 (6.16%) Ruby
14 24 (5.10%) VB
15 14 (2.97%) Go
16 13 (2.76%) MATLAB
17 11 (2.34%) VB6
17 11 (2.34%) XAML
18 9 (1.91%) PowerShell
18 9 (1.91%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 161 (34.18%) Degree
2 33 (7.01%) PhD
3 30 (6.37%) Security Cleared
4 21 (4.46%) HNC
4 21 (4.46%) HND
5 20 (4.25%) DV Cleared
6 16 (3.40%) ISTQB
7 14 (2.97%) ISEB
8 7 (1.49%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.64%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.42%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.21%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.21%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 34 (7.22%) QA
2 4 (0.85%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.21%) MISRA
System Software
1 58 (12.31%) Firmware
2 11 (2.34%) Docker
3 8 (1.70%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.70%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.21%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (4.03%) Puppet
2 14 (2.97%) Ansible
2 14 (2.97%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (2.97%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.70%) Mesos
4 6 (1.27%) Terraform
5 5 (1.06%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.42%) Nessus
6 2 (0.42%) Nmap
Vendors
1 63 (13.38%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.28%) Oracle
3 17 (3.61%) HP
3 17 (3.61%) SAP
4 12 (2.55%) Google
5 10 (2.12%) Red Hat
6 8 (1.70%) VMware
7 6 (1.27%) Intel
7 6 (1.27%) Symbian
8 5 (1.06%) Freescale
9 4 (0.85%) Cloudera
9 4 (0.85%) DevExpress
10 2 (0.42%) Apple
10 2 (0.42%) Cisco
10 2 (0.42%) Intel Security
10 2 (0.42%) Xilinx
11 1 (0.21%) Cognizant
11 1 (0.21%) Northgate
11 1 (0.21%) Perforce
11 1 (0.21%) Talend
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Spring Technology
Salary: Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Chester
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Novus Graduate Programme
Salary: £16000 - £24000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Wigan, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 26 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 10 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloudscope
Salary: Market related
Posted: 4 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 17 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 24 days ago