Period
to 16 January 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 16 January 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North West
6 months to
16 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 120 108 110
Rank change year-on-year -12 +2 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 344 367 331
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.71% 3.00% 2.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.79% 5.20% 5.48%
Number of salaries quoted 277 299 306
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% - +3.90%
10th Percentile £30,750 £25,000 £26,375
90th Percentile £68,300 £60,000 £65,625
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 7,175 7,054 6,042
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 56.60% 57.62% 50.16%
Number of salaries quoted 5,947 6,119 5,205
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 £25,500
90th Percentile £61,250 £60,000 £55,900
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 16 January 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 16 January 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 -14 254 £45,500 +7.06% 57
Cheshire -17 69 £45,000 +20.00% 9
Merseyside +25 18 £40,000 +40.35% 13
Cumbria - 3 £40,000 -
Lancashire -8 1 £24,000 +11.63% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 16 January 2018, 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++.

1 177 (51.45%) Java
2 176 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
3 148 (43.02%) C#
4 146 (42.44%) Software Engineering
5 132 (38.37%) SQL
6 121 (35.17%) C
7 118 (34.30%) Scrum
8 107 (31.10%) Python
9 105 (30.52%) JavaScript
10 103 (29.94%) .NET
11 101 (29.36%) DevOps
12 99 (28.78%) Linux
13 90 (26.16%) Degree
14 75 (21.80%) HTML
15 72 (20.93%) OO
16 70 (20.35%) CSS
17 67 (19.48%) SDLC
18 63 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
19 62 (18.02%) Web Services
19 62 (18.02%) Finance
20 59 (17.15%) SOAP
20 59 (17.15%) RESTful
21 54 (15.70%) jQuery
22 52 (15.12%) XML
23 51 (14.83%) Git (software)
24 50 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
25 49 (14.24%) ASP.NET
26 48 (13.95%) Jenkins
27 46 (13.37%) Test Automation
27 46 (13.37%) Use Case

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 13 (3.78%) Apache Spark
2 9 (2.62%) Apache
3 8 (2.33%) Apache Pig
3 8 (2.33%) Elasticsearch
4 7 (2.03%) nginx
5 2 (0.58%) Confluence
6 1 (0.29%) ColdFusion
6 1 (0.29%) JBoss
Applications
1 8 (2.33%) SOLIDWORKS
2 6 (1.74%) Microsoft Office
3 4 (1.16%) Maya
3 4 (1.16%) Microsoft Excel
3 4 (1.16%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.58%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.29%) GNU Octave
5 1 (0.29%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.87%) Magento
1 3 (0.87%) NetSuite
2 2 (0.58%) Epicor Tropos
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.29%) Dynamics CRM
3 1 (0.29%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 24 (6.98%) OpenShift
2 15 (4.36%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.03%) Google Cloud Platform
3 7 (2.03%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.87%) npm
5 2 (0.58%) Salesforce Service Cloud
6 1 (0.29%) Force.com
6 1 (0.29%) GitHub
6 1 (0.29%) Loggly
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 9 (2.62%) Bluetooth
2 5 (1.45%) Ethernet
2 5 (1.45%) HTTP
3 3 (0.87%) Internet
4 2 (0.58%) LLU
5 1 (0.29%) Broadband
5 1 (0.29%) Firewall
5 1 (0.29%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.29%) IPsec
5 1 (0.29%) RFID
5 1 (0.29%) SSL
5 1 (0.29%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.29%) VPN
5 1 (0.29%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (8.14%) Big Data
2 26 (7.56%) SQL Server
3 22 (6.40%) MySQL
4 21 (6.10%) Hadoop
4 21 (6.10%) Relational Database
5 19 (5.52%) PostgreSQL
6 10 (2.91%) RDBMS
7 8 (2.33%) Apache Hive
7 8 (2.33%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.45%) NoSQL
9 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database
9 4 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
10 3 (0.87%) DB2
11 2 (0.58%) Crystal Reports
11 2 (0.58%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.29%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.29%) Riak
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2005
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2008
12 1 (0.29%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 51 (14.83%) Git (software)
2 48 (13.95%) Jenkins
3 38 (11.05%) MSTest
3 38 (11.05%) NUnit
4 19 (5.52%) Selenium
5 14 (4.07%) Xcode
6 13 (3.78%) JIRA
6 13 (3.78%) Subversion
6 13 (3.78%) Visual Studio
7 10 (2.91%) Cucumber
8 8 (2.33%) Gradle
9 6 (1.74%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (1.45%) Bitbucket
10 5 (1.45%) GitLab
10 5 (1.45%) Oracle APEX
11 4 (1.16%) Maven
11 4 (1.16%) Oracle Forms
11 4 (1.16%) Sonatype Nexus
11 4 (1.16%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
12 3 (0.87%) JUnit
General
1 62 (18.02%) Finance
2 37 (10.76%) Electronics
3 27 (7.85%) Marketing
4 26 (7.56%) Games
5 21 (6.10%) Manufacturing
6 20 (5.81%) Telecoms
7 15 (4.36%) Banking
8 10 (2.91%) Military
9 7 (2.03%) Automotive
10 6 (1.74%) Advertising
11 5 (1.45%) Aerospace
11 5 (1.45%) Investment Banking
12 4 (1.16%) French Language
12 4 (1.16%) German Language
12 4 (1.16%) Japanese Language
13 2 (0.58%) Law
14 1 (0.29%) Pharmaceutical
14 1 (0.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 110 (31.98%) Developer
2 104 (30.23%) Software Engineer
3 49 (14.24%) Software Developer
4 33 (9.59%) C++ Software Engineer
5 30 (8.72%) C# Developer
6 29 (8.43%) C++ Developer
7 28 (8.14%) C# Software Engineer
8 24 (6.98%) Embedded Engineer
9 23 (6.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 22 (6.40%) .NET Developer
10 22 (6.40%) Architect
10 22 (6.40%) Senior Developer
11 21 (6.10%) .NET Software Engineer
11 21 (6.10%) ASP.NET Developer
12 20 (5.81%) C# Software Developer
13 19 (5.52%) SQL Developer
14 18 (5.23%) Senior Software Developer
14 18 (5.23%) Senior Software Engineer
15 17 (4.94%) Senior .NET Developer
15 17 (4.94%) Senior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 103 (29.94%) .NET
2 75 (21.80%) HTML
3 70 (20.35%) CSS
4 62 (18.02%) Web Services
5 59 (17.15%) RESTful
5 59 (17.15%) SOAP
6 54 (15.70%) jQuery
7 52 (15.12%) XML
8 49 (14.24%) ASP.NET
9 46 (13.37%) WCF
10 42 (12.21%) WPF
11 38 (11.05%) LINQ
11 38 (11.05%) Silverlight
11 38 (11.05%) WF
11 38 (11.05%) XSLT
12 36 (10.47%) AngularJS
13 26 (7.56%) ASP.NET MVC
14 22 (6.40%) ASP.NET Web Forms
14 22 (6.40%) Node.js
14 22 (6.40%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 50 (14.53%) Analytical Skills
2 27 (7.85%) Computer Science
3 22 (6.40%) Greenfield Project
4 21 (6.10%) Mobile App
5 17 (4.94%) User Experience
6 14 (4.07%) Algorithms
7 9 (2.62%) Embedded Systems
7 9 (2.62%) PKI
8 8 (2.33%) Augmented Reality
8 8 (2.33%) Mobile Banking
9 7 (2.03%) Online Banking
9 7 (2.03%) Public Cloud
10 6 (1.74%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (1.74%) Animation
10 6 (1.74%) Enterprise Software
11 5 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
12 4 (1.16%) Oculus Rift
13 3 (0.87%) Life Science
13 3 (0.87%) Online Games
14 2 (0.58%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 99 (28.78%) Linux
2 40 (11.63%) Android
3 39 (11.34%) Windows
4 37 (10.76%) Apple iOS
5 20 (5.81%) Unix
6 8 (2.33%) Debian
7 7 (2.03%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.16%) Mac OS X
8 4 (1.16%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 3 (0.87%) Windows Server
9 3 (0.87%) Windows XP
10 2 (0.58%) CentOS
10 2 (0.58%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.58%) Windows 10
11 1 (0.29%) Kali Linux
11 1 (0.29%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 176 (51.16%) Agile Software Development
2 146 (42.44%) Software Engineering
3 118 (34.30%) Scrum
4 101 (29.36%) DevOps
5 72 (20.93%) OO
6 67 (19.48%) SDLC
7 63 (18.31%) Continuous Integration
8 46 (13.37%) Test Automation
8 46 (13.37%) Use Case
9 43 (12.50%) UML
10 39 (11.34%) MVVM
11 38 (11.05%) DSDM
11 38 (11.05%) RUP
12 36 (10.47%) Continuous Delivery
13 35 (10.17%) TDD
14 32 (9.30%) MVC
14 32 (9.30%) Software Testing
15 31 (9.01%) Machine Learning
16 30 (8.72%) Unit Testing
17 27 (7.85%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 177 (51.45%) Java
2 148 (43.02%) C#
3 132 (38.37%) SQL
4 121 (35.17%) C
5 107 (31.10%) Python
6 105 (30.52%) JavaScript
7 44 (12.79%) T-SQL
8 42 (12.21%) PL/SQL
9 25 (7.27%) Embedded C
10 23 (6.69%) Perl
11 22 (6.40%) PHP
12 20 (5.81%) Go
13 19 (5.52%) Ruby
14 16 (4.65%) Embedded C++
14 16 (4.65%) Objective-C
15 15 (4.36%) Apple Swift
16 14 (4.07%) Shell Script
17 12 (3.49%) VB.NET
18 10 (2.91%) MATLAB
19 9 (2.62%) VB
Qualifications
1 90 (26.16%) Degree
2 45 (13.08%) Security Cleared
3 23 (6.69%) SC Cleared
4 18 (5.23%) DV Cleared
4 18 (5.23%) Numerate Degree
5 9 (2.62%) Computer Science Degree
5 9 (2.62%) PhD
6 8 (2.33%) ISTQB
6 8 (2.33%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.74%) Postgraduate
8 5 (1.45%) HND
9 3 (0.87%) PMI Certification
10 2 (0.58%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.29%) CEH
11 1 (0.29%) CISM
11 1 (0.29%) CISSP
11 1 (0.29%) HNC
11 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
11 1 (0.29%) PMP
11 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (3.78%) QA
2 7 (2.03%) ISO 13485
3 4 (1.16%) GCP
3 4 (1.16%) PA-DSS
3 4 (1.16%) PCI DSS
4 1 (0.29%) COBIT
4 1 (0.29%) FIPS 140-2
4 1 (0.29%) GPG13
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (0.29%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
System Software
1 36 (10.47%) Docker
2 24 (6.98%) VMware Infrastructure
3 23 (6.69%) Hyper-V
4 10 (2.91%) Firmware
5 2 (0.58%) LXC
5 2 (0.58%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 41 (11.92%) Kubernetes
2 17 (4.94%) Prometheus
3 16 (4.65%) Kibana
4 12 (3.49%) Ansible
5 7 (2.03%) Mesos
5 7 (2.03%) Opscode Chef
6 5 (1.45%) Marathon
6 5 (1.45%) rkt
7 3 (0.87%) Nagios
8 2 (0.58%) Grafana
8 2 (0.58%) Graphite
8 2 (0.58%) Graylog
8 2 (0.58%) HAProxy
8 2 (0.58%) Puppet
9 1 (0.29%) CSIRT
9 1 (0.29%) Nessus
9 1 (0.29%) Salt
9 1 (0.29%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 44 (12.79%) Microsoft
2 32 (9.30%) Oracle
3 24 (6.98%) VMware
4 20 (5.81%) SAP
5 18 (5.23%) Google
6 16 (4.65%) Capita
7 5 (1.45%) Cisco
7 5 (1.45%) Citrix
7 5 (1.45%) F5
8 3 (0.87%) HP
8 3 (0.87%) Sybase
8 3 (0.87%) Xilinx
9 2 (0.58%) Altera
9 2 (0.58%) Epicor
9 2 (0.58%) IBM
9 2 (0.58%) IFS
9 2 (0.58%) Infor
9 2 (0.58%) Red Hat
9 2 (0.58%) Sage
9 2 (0.58%) Salesforce.com