Period
to 19 April 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 19 April 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North West
6 months to
19 Apr 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 89 122 75
Rank change year-on-year +33 -47 +13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 363 355 459
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 3.56% 2.74% 3.71%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.00% 4.66% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 228 293 352
North West median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +18.75% -5.88%
10th Percentile £26,250 £30,000 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £75,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +4.76% +10.53% -5.00%

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 5,187 7,615 7,237
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 50.82% 58.81% 58.52%
Number of salaries quoted 4,138 6,399 6,246
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £67,500 £63,000 £60,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 19 April 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 19 April 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 +30 256 £50,000 - 34
Cheshire +37 53 £45,000 -10.00% 14
Lancashire +24 33 £34,000 +13.33% 6
Merseyside -13 11 £40,000 +2.56% 5
Cumbria +14 10 - - 4
C++
England

For the 6 months to 19 April 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++.

1 208 (57.30%) C#
1 208 (57.30%) Software Engineering
2 188 (51.79%) Java
3 148 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
4 129 (35.54%) OO
5 117 (32.23%) Python
6 112 (30.85%) C
6 112 (30.85%) Degree
7 107 (29.48%) .NET
8 81 (22.31%) Linux
9 80 (22.04%) Finance
10 71 (19.56%) SQL
11 69 (19.01%) JavaScript
12 68 (18.73%) Computer Science
13 65 (17.91%) DevOps
13 65 (17.91%) Microsoft
14 62 (17.08%) Scrum
15 61 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
16 59 (16.25%) Algorithms
17 57 (15.70%) RESTful
18 56 (15.43%) Test Automation
18 56 (15.43%) SDLC
19 55 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
20 54 (14.88%) SQL Server
20 54 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
21 51 (14.05%) Windows
22 50 (13.77%) OOP
23 49 (13.50%) Broadband
24 48 (13.22%) Web Services
25 47 (12.95%) Mathematics

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 23 (6.34%) Apache
2 19 (5.23%) Confluence
3 9 (2.48%) WebSphere
4 6 (1.65%) Oracle SOA Suite
5 5 (1.38%) Elasticsearch
5 5 (1.38%) nginx
6 4 (1.10%) JBoss
7 1 (0.28%) Apache Spark
7 1 (0.28%) SAS
7 1 (0.28%) WebLogic
Applications
1 8 (2.20%) SOLIDWORKS
2 2 (0.55%) Spreadsheet
2 2 (0.55%) SPSS
3 1 (0.28%) Microsoft Excel
3 1 (0.28%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.55%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 11 (3.03%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.93%) AWS Lambda
2 7 (1.93%) Microsoft Azure
2 7 (1.93%) Serverless
3 5 (1.38%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.38%) SaaS
4 2 (0.55%) Amazon S3
5 1 (0.28%) Amazon SageMaker
5 1 (0.28%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 49 (13.50%) Broadband
2 17 (4.68%) RS-232
3 10 (2.75%) Bluetooth
4 6 (1.65%) RFID
5 5 (1.38%) RS-485
6 4 (1.10%) HTTP
7 3 (0.83%) ATM
8 2 (0.55%) Ethernet
8 2 (0.55%) LLU
8 2 (0.55%) Wi-Fi
9 1 (0.28%) DNS
9 1 (0.28%) Firewall
9 1 (0.28%) VPN
9 1 (0.28%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (14.88%) SQL Server
2 39 (10.74%) Relational Database
3 29 (7.99%) PostgreSQL
4 15 (4.13%) MySQL
5 11 (3.03%) MongoDB
5 11 (3.03%) RDBMS
6 9 (2.48%) Big Data
7 7 (1.93%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.65%) Redis
9 5 (1.38%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.83%) Apache Hive
10 3 (0.83%) Hadoop
11 2 (0.55%) Amazon DynamoDB
11 2 (0.55%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (0.55%) DB2
12 1 (0.28%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.28%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database
12 1 (0.28%) Oracle Database 12c
Development Applications
1 37 (10.19%) Git (software)
2 35 (9.64%) Jenkins
3 30 (8.26%) MSTest
3 30 (8.26%) NUnit
4 28 (7.71%) JIRA
5 24 (6.61%) SoapUI
6 18 (4.96%) Subversion
7 17 (4.68%) Bitbucket
7 17 (4.68%) JUnit
8 16 (4.41%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 12 (3.31%) EasyMock
9 12 (3.31%) Visual Studio
10 10 (2.75%) Bitbucket Server
10 10 (2.75%) Selenium
11 9 (2.48%) Gradle
12 8 (2.20%) Sonatype Nexus
13 6 (1.65%) Ant
14 5 (1.38%) Maven
14 5 (1.38%) Mockito
14 5 (1.38%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 80 (22.04%) Finance
2 46 (12.67%) Telecoms
3 43 (11.85%) Electronics
4 39 (10.74%) Games
5 23 (6.34%) Banking
6 22 (6.06%) Manufacturing
7 16 (4.41%) Marketing
7 16 (4.41%) Pharmaceutical
8 10 (2.75%) Publishing
8 10 (2.75%) Retail
9 8 (2.20%) Investment Banking
10 7 (1.93%) Law
11 4 (1.10%) Automotive
11 4 (1.10%) Legal
12 2 (0.55%) Billing
13 1 (0.28%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 145 (39.94%) Developer
2 118 (32.51%) Software Engineer
3 57 (15.70%) Software Developer
4 54 (14.88%) C++ Software Engineer
5 50 (13.77%) C# Developer
6 44 (12.12%) C++ Developer
7 42 (11.57%) Embedded Engineer
8 38 (10.47%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 33 (9.09%) Graduate
10 31 (8.54%) Graduate Developer
11 30 (8.26%) C Software Engineer
12 29 (7.99%) Test Engineer
13 28 (7.71%) C/C++ Software Engineer
13 28 (7.71%) Java Engineer
14 27 (7.44%) Senior Developer
15 26 (7.16%) C++/C# Developer
16 25 (6.89%) Junior
17 24 (6.61%) Java Developer
18 23 (6.34%) Embedded C++ Engineer
18 23 (6.34%) Python Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 107 (29.48%) .NET
2 57 (15.70%) RESTful
3 48 (13.22%) Web Services
4 45 (12.40%) HTML
4 45 (12.40%) SOAP
5 41 (11.29%) XML
6 38 (10.47%) ASP.NET
6 38 (10.47%) CSS
7 36 (9.92%) jQuery
7 36 (9.92%) WCF
8 34 (9.37%) WPF
9 31 (8.54%) LINQ
10 30 (8.26%) Silverlight
10 30 (8.26%) Spring
10 30 (8.26%) WF
10 30 (8.26%) XSLT
11 18 (4.96%) AngularJS
11 18 (4.96%) Hibernate
11 18 (4.96%) Java EE
12 17 (4.68%) ASP.NET Web Forms
Miscellaneous
1 59 (16.25%) Algorithms
2 55 (15.15%) Analytical Skills
3 22 (6.06%) User Experience
4 21 (5.79%) Mobile App
5 18 (4.96%) Data Structures
5 18 (4.96%) Embedded Systems
6 17 (4.68%) Derivative
6 17 (4.68%) Fintech
6 17 (4.68%) Greenfield Project
7 12 (3.31%) Life Science
7 12 (3.31%) Robotics
8 10 (2.75%) Wiki
9 9 (2.48%) 3D Graphics
9 9 (2.48%) Hedge funds
10 8 (2.20%) Smartphone
11 7 (1.93%) Management Information System
12 6 (1.65%) CAN bus
12 6 (1.65%) CUDA
13 5 (1.38%) Acoustics
13 5 (1.38%) Cyberthreat
Operating Systems
1 81 (22.31%) Linux
2 51 (14.05%) Windows
3 24 (6.61%) Android
4 19 (5.23%) CentOS
4 19 (5.23%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 12 (3.31%) Apple iOS
6 10 (2.75%) Unix
7 7 (1.93%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (1.93%) Ubuntu
8 5 (1.38%) pSOS
9 3 (0.83%) Debian
9 3 (0.83%) Robot Operating System
10 2 (0.55%) SUSE
10 2 (0.55%) Tizen
10 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.28%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 208 (57.30%) Software Engineering
2 148 (40.77%) Agile Software Development
3 129 (35.54%) OO
4 68 (18.73%) Computer Science
5 65 (17.91%) DevOps
6 62 (17.08%) Scrum
7 61 (16.80%) Continuous Integration
8 56 (15.43%) SDLC
8 56 (15.43%) Test Automation
9 54 (14.88%) Problem-Solving
10 50 (13.77%) OOP
11 47 (12.95%) Mathematics
12 41 (11.29%) Line Management
13 36 (9.92%) Open Source
13 36 (9.92%) Waterfall
14 35 (9.64%) Process Improvement
14 35 (9.64%) UML
15 34 (9.37%) Software Architecture
16 32 (8.82%) Mentoring
16 32 (8.82%) Technical Debt
Programming Languages
1 208 (57.30%) C#
2 188 (51.79%) Java
3 117 (32.23%) Python
4 112 (30.85%) C
5 71 (19.56%) SQL
6 69 (19.01%) JavaScript
7 35 (9.64%) PL/SQL
7 35 (9.64%) R
8 33 (9.09%) T-SQL
9 23 (6.34%) MATLAB
9 23 (6.34%) PHP
10 19 (5.23%) VB.NET
11 16 (4.41%) Ruby
11 16 (4.41%) TypeScript
12 15 (4.13%) Objective-C
13 14 (3.86%) Apple Swift
14 13 (3.58%) Embedded C
14 13 (3.58%) Kotlin
15 11 (3.03%) Assembly Language
15 11 (3.03%) Java 8
Qualifications
1 112 (30.85%) Degree
2 25 (6.89%) ISTQB
3 23 (6.34%) Computer Science Degree
4 22 (6.06%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
5 16 (4.41%) Security Cleared
6 13 (3.58%) DV Cleared
6 13 (3.58%) PhD
7 7 (1.93%) Master's Degree
8 6 (1.65%) SC Cleared
9 2 (0.55%) CCNA
9 2 (0.55%) CCNP
9 2 (0.55%) CHECK Team Leader
9 2 (0.55%) CHECK Team Member
9 2 (0.55%) Cisco Certification
9 2 (0.55%) CREST Certified
9 2 (0.55%) OSCP
10 1 (0.28%) ISEB
10 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
10 1 (0.28%) Numerate Degree
10 1 (0.28%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (8.26%) QA
2 6 (1.65%) ISO 13485
3 3 (0.83%) GDPR
4 2 (0.55%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.28%) DICOM
5 1 (0.28%) ISO/IEC 27001
System Software
1 19 (5.23%) Docker
2 3 (0.83%) Firmware
3 2 (0.55%) Virtual Machines
4 1 (0.28%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 9 (2.48%) CA Service Virtualization
2 8 (2.20%) Ansible
3 3 (0.83%) HP ALM
3 3 (0.83%) Opscode Chef
4 2 (0.55%) Graylog
4 2 (0.55%) HAProxy
4 2 (0.55%) Nagios
5 1 (0.28%) Grafana
5 1 (0.28%) Graphite
5 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 65 (17.91%) Microsoft
2 34 (9.37%) Pega
3 26 (7.16%) Oracle
4 23 (6.34%) Salesforce.com
5 17 (4.68%) Red Hat
6 13 (3.58%) CA
7 11 (3.03%) EMC
7 11 (3.03%) SAP
8 4 (1.10%) HP
9 3 (0.83%) TIBCO
9 3 (0.83%) Twitter
10 2 (0.55%) Atlassian
10 2 (0.55%) Embarcadero
10 2 (0.55%) Google
10 2 (0.55%) Infragistics
10 2 (0.55%) QNX
10 2 (0.55%) Xamarin
11 1 (0.28%) IFS
11 1 (0.28%) Sage