Period
to 23 June 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 23 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North West
6 months to
23 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 123 77 69
Rank change year-on-year -46 -8 +20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 326 505 427
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.63% 3.91% 3.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 6.67% 7.20%
Number of salaries quoted 263 398 347
North West median annual salary £47,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.75% - -
10th Percentile £30,000 £26,250 £22,750
90th Percentile £74,250 £61,625 £55,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +16.67% -5.26% +3.83%

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 7,162 7,576 5,927
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 57.68% 58.72% 52.55%
Number of salaries quoted 6,015 6,497 5,080
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +2.56%
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,750 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £57,500
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% 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 23 June 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 23 June 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 -52 227 £50,000 +25.00% 42
Cheshire -4 60 £47,500 +31.03% 13
Merseyside +17 27 £39,000 +22.83% 5
Lancashire +6 11 £37,500 +74.42% 3
C++
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2018, 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++.

1 195 (59.82%) Java
2 161 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
3 159 (48.77%) C#
4 156 (47.85%) Software Engineering
5 131 (40.18%) JavaScript
6 115 (35.28%) .NET
7 114 (34.97%) C
8 112 (34.36%) Python
9 105 (32.21%) Scrum
10 99 (30.37%) Continuous Integration
11 98 (30.06%) SQL
12 97 (29.75%) DevOps
13 89 (27.30%) Linux
14 67 (20.55%) Git (software)
15 65 (19.94%) OO
16 64 (19.63%) Degree
17 60 (18.40%) HTML
18 59 (18.10%) Finance
19 58 (17.79%) TDD
20 56 (17.18%) CSS
21 52 (15.95%) RESTful
22 50 (15.34%) ASP.NET
23 49 (15.03%) SDLC
24 47 (14.42%) Web Services
24 47 (14.42%) XML
24 47 (14.42%) Test Automation
24 47 (14.42%) Android
24 47 (14.42%) Jenkins
25 44 (13.50%) AngularJS
25 44 (13.50%) Windows

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 20 (6.13%) Apache Spark
2 17 (5.21%) Apache
3 16 (4.91%) Apache Pig
4 11 (3.37%) nginx
5 6 (1.84%) Confluence
6 2 (0.61%) IBM Notes
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2010
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint 2013
6 2 (0.61%) SharePoint Server
6 2 (0.61%) WebSphere
7 1 (0.31%) Cloud Foundry
7 1 (0.31%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.31%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (1.23%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Excel
2 3 (0.92%) Microsoft Office
3 2 (0.61%) Maya
4 1 (0.31%) GIMP
4 1 (0.31%) Photoshop
4 1 (0.31%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 3 (0.92%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (0.61%) Magento
3 1 (0.31%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
3 1 (0.31%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (3.99%) OpenShift
2 9 (2.76%) Amazon AWS
3 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Azure
4 6 (1.84%) GitHub
4 6 (1.84%) Google Cloud Platform
5 4 (1.23%) SaaS
6 3 (0.92%) Dynamics 365
6 3 (0.92%) npm
6 3 (0.92%) PaaS
7 2 (0.61%) Amazon S3
7 2 (0.61%) IaaS
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
8 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
8 1 (0.31%) iTunes
Communications & Networking
1 15 (4.60%) Ethernet
2 13 (3.99%) Bluetooth
3 10 (3.07%) TCP/IP
4 9 (2.76%) RS-232
4 9 (2.76%) Wi-Fi
5 8 (2.45%) HTTP
6 5 (1.53%) Firewall
6 5 (1.53%) SSL
7 4 (1.23%) LLU
8 3 (0.92%) RFID
9 2 (0.61%) Internet
10 1 (0.31%) HTTPS
10 1 (0.31%) Network Security
10 1 (0.31%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 40 (12.27%) Big Data
2 33 (10.12%) SQL Server
3 30 (9.20%) Hadoop
4 20 (6.13%) PostgreSQL
5 14 (4.29%) Apache Hive
6 12 (3.68%) MySQL
7 10 (3.07%) MongoDB
8 8 (2.45%) Relational Database
9 7 (2.15%) Apache Cassandra
9 7 (2.15%) NoSQL
10 3 (0.92%) Data Mining
11 2 (0.61%) MS Access
11 2 (0.61%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
12 1 (0.31%) BusinessObjects
12 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
12 1 (0.31%) Data Warehouse
12 1 (0.31%) GIS
12 1 (0.31%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.31%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (20.55%) Git (software)
2 47 (14.42%) Jenkins
3 31 (9.51%) NUnit
4 30 (9.20%) MSTest
5 27 (8.28%) Selenium
6 24 (7.36%) Subversion
7 21 (6.44%) JIRA
8 17 (5.21%) Gradle
9 14 (4.29%) Xcode
10 13 (3.99%) Cucumber
11 12 (3.68%) Bitbucket
11 12 (3.68%) Visual Studio
12 10 (3.07%) JUnit
12 10 (3.07%) Robot Framework
13 9 (2.76%) Maven
14 8 (2.45%) Ant
14 8 (2.45%) Atlassian Bamboo
15 6 (1.84%) Mockito
15 6 (1.84%) Sonatype Nexus
16 5 (1.53%) git-flow
General
1 59 (18.10%) Finance
2 30 (9.20%) Electronics
3 23 (7.06%) Banking
3 23 (7.06%) Manufacturing
3 23 (7.06%) Telecoms
4 21 (6.44%) Games
5 20 (6.13%) Marketing
6 8 (2.45%) Automotive
6 8 (2.45%) Investment Banking
6 8 (2.45%) Law
7 7 (2.15%) Military
8 6 (1.84%) Advertising
9 5 (1.53%) Retail
10 2 (0.61%) French Language
10 2 (0.61%) German Language
10 2 (0.61%) Japanese Language
10 2 (0.61%) Multimedia
11 1 (0.31%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 117 (35.89%) Developer
2 88 (26.99%) Software Engineer
3 41 (12.58%) Software Developer
4 38 (11.66%) C# Developer
5 32 (9.82%) C++ Software Engineer
6 30 (9.20%) Senior Developer
7 24 (7.36%) C# Software Engineer
8 23 (7.06%) C++ Developer
9 22 (6.75%) C# Software Developer
10 21 (6.44%) .NET Developer
11 20 (6.13%) .NET Software Engineer
11 20 (6.13%) Senior Software Developer
12 19 (5.83%) .NET Software Developer
12 19 (5.83%) C# .NET Developer
13 18 (5.52%) Java Developer
13 18 (5.52%) Java Engineer
14 17 (5.21%) Senior C# Developer
14 17 (5.21%) SQL Developer
15 16 (4.91%) Senior .NET Developer
15 16 (4.91%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 115 (35.28%) .NET
2 60 (18.40%) HTML
3 56 (17.18%) CSS
4 52 (15.95%) RESTful
5 50 (15.34%) ASP.NET
6 47 (14.42%) Web Services
6 47 (14.42%) XML
7 44 (13.50%) AngularJS
8 40 (12.27%) SOAP
9 36 (11.04%) React
10 34 (10.43%) Java EE
11 33 (10.12%) Node.js
12 32 (9.82%) jQuery
12 32 (9.82%) WCF
12 32 (9.82%) WPF
13 31 (9.51%) LINQ
14 30 (9.20%) Silverlight
14 30 (9.20%) WF
14 30 (9.20%) XSLT
15 25 (7.67%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 43 (13.19%) Analytical Skills
2 24 (7.36%) Computer Science
3 17 (5.21%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.60%) User Experience
5 14 (4.29%) Greenfield Project
6 12 (3.68%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (3.37%) Algorithms
8 7 (2.15%) Mobile Banking
9 5 (1.53%) Animation
9 5 (1.53%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (1.53%) Self-Motivation
10 4 (1.23%) Online Banking
10 4 (1.23%) Virtual Team
11 3 (0.92%) Life Science
11 3 (0.92%) Robotics
11 3 (0.92%) Video\Live Streaming
11 3 (0.92%) Wiki
12 2 (0.61%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.61%) Management Information System
12 2 (0.61%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 89 (27.30%) Linux
2 47 (14.42%) Android
3 44 (13.50%) Windows
4 38 (11.66%) Apple iOS
5 15 (4.60%) Unix
6 9 (2.76%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (2.15%) Mac OS X
8 6 (1.84%) CentOS
8 6 (1.84%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 4 (1.23%) Debian
9 4 (1.23%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (0.61%) Windows Server
10 2 (0.61%) Windows XP
11 1 (0.31%) AIX
11 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
11 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
11 1 (0.31%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 161 (49.39%) Agile Software Development
2 156 (47.85%) Software Engineering
3 105 (32.21%) Scrum
4 99 (30.37%) Continuous Integration
5 97 (29.75%) DevOps
6 65 (19.94%) OO
7 58 (17.79%) TDD
8 49 (15.03%) SDLC
9 47 (14.42%) Test Automation
10 41 (12.58%) Problem-Solving
10 41 (12.58%) Use Case
11 34 (10.43%) UML
11 34 (10.43%) Validation
12 31 (9.51%) Microservices
13 30 (9.20%) DSDM
13 30 (9.20%) MVVM
13 30 (9.20%) RUP
14 28 (8.59%) Machine Learning
15 27 (8.28%) MVC
16 25 (7.67%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 195 (59.82%) Java
2 159 (48.77%) C#
3 131 (40.18%) JavaScript
4 114 (34.97%) C
5 112 (34.36%) Python
6 98 (30.06%) SQL
7 39 (11.96%) PHP
8 32 (9.82%) PL/SQL
9 31 (9.51%) Bash Shell
9 31 (9.51%) T-SQL
10 30 (9.20%) Perl
10 30 (9.20%) Ruby
11 23 (7.06%) Objective-C
11 23 (7.06%) Scala
12 17 (5.21%) Go
13 12 (3.68%) Apple Swift
13 12 (3.68%) Groovy
14 10 (3.07%) Assembly Language
15 9 (2.76%) Embedded C
15 9 (2.76%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 64 (19.63%) Degree
2 41 (12.58%) Security Cleared
3 27 (8.28%) DV Cleared
4 18 (5.52%) Numerate Degree
5 13 (3.99%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.76%) PhD
7 8 (2.45%) Computer Science Degree
8 7 (2.15%) Master's Degree
8 7 (2.15%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (1.53%) CCNA
9 5 (1.53%) Cisco Certification
9 5 (1.53%) CISSP
9 5 (1.53%) CompTIA Security+
9 5 (1.53%) GIAC
9 5 (1.53%) Linux+ Certification
9 5 (1.53%) MCSE
9 5 (1.53%) Network+ Certification
9 5 (1.53%) SANS
9 5 (1.53%) SSCP
10 3 (0.92%) BPSS Clearance
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (3.68%) QA
2 11 (3.37%) GCP
3 4 (1.23%) ISO 13485
4 2 (0.61%) MISRA
4 2 (0.61%) PA-DSS
4 2 (0.61%) PCI DSS
5 1 (0.31%) Data Quality
5 1 (0.31%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 15765
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (10.43%) Docker
2 18 (5.52%) Firmware
3 15 (4.60%) Hyper-V
3 15 (4.60%) VMware Infrastructure
4 9 (2.76%) Varnish
5 5 (1.53%) vSphere
6 1 (0.31%) LXC
Systems Management
1 27 (8.28%) Kubernetes
2 14 (4.29%) Ansible
3 9 (2.76%) Grafana
3 9 (2.76%) Graphite
3 9 (2.76%) HAProxy
3 9 (2.76%) Nagios
4 7 (2.15%) Kibana
4 7 (2.15%) Prometheus
5 5 (1.53%) Puppet
5 5 (1.53%) Salt
6 4 (1.23%) Marathon
7 2 (0.61%) Mesos
7 2 (0.61%) Opscode Chef
7 2 (0.61%) rkt
8 1 (0.31%) Graylog
Vendors
1 43 (13.19%) Microsoft
2 21 (6.44%) Capita
2 21 (6.44%) Oracle
2 21 (6.44%) SAP
3 15 (4.60%) VMware
4 6 (1.84%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.53%) Cisco
6 4 (1.23%) Google
7 3 (0.92%) Citrix
7 3 (0.92%) F5
8 2 (0.61%) Lotus
8 2 (0.61%) Pega
8 2 (0.61%) Tableau
8 2 (0.61%) Xamarin
8 2 (0.61%) Xilinx
9 1 (0.31%) Adobe
9 1 (0.31%) Epicor
9 1 (0.31%) Infor
9 1 (0.31%) Sage
9 1 (0.31%) Siemens