Period
to 22 October 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 22 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North West
6 months to
22 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 125 116 92
Rank change year-on-year -9 -24 +14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 314 363 405
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.67% 2.84% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.94% 5.05% 6.02%
Number of salaries quoted 231 295 337
North West median annual salary £47,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +12.50% +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,250 £27,500 £25,650
90th Percentile £66,250 £69,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% 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 6,362 7,182 6,728
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 54.03% 56.24% 55.44%
Number of salaries quoted 5,349 6,005 5,830
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 22 October 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 22 October 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 -7 242 £48,750 +8.33% 66
Cheshire +11 59 £47,500 +5.56% 23
Lancashire +17 7 £42,500 +47.83% 4
Merseyside +9 6 £50,000 +53.85% 11
C++
England

For the 6 months to 22 October 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++.

1 185 (58.92%) Java
2 170 (54.14%) Software Engineering
3 151 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (42.99%) C#
5 111 (35.35%) Linux
6 110 (35.03%) C
7 109 (34.71%) Python
8 108 (34.39%) Scrum
9 94 (29.94%) .NET
10 93 (29.62%) JavaScript
11 86 (27.39%) DevOps
12 85 (27.07%) Degree
13 70 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
14 69 (21.97%) SQL
14 69 (21.97%) Finance
15 65 (20.70%) OO
16 59 (18.79%) SDLC
17 57 (18.15%) Computer Science
18 55 (17.52%) Git (software)
19 51 (16.24%) TDD
20 50 (15.92%) HTML
21 49 (15.61%) Windows
22 48 (15.29%) Microsoft
23 44 (14.01%) Test Automation
24 43 (13.69%) ASP.NET
24 43 (13.69%) SOAP
25 42 (13.38%) CSS
25 42 (13.38%) Java EE
25 42 (13.38%) Jenkins
26 39 (12.42%) RESTful

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 28 (8.92%) Apache
2 15 (4.78%) Confluence
3 14 (4.46%) Apache Pig
4 12 (3.82%) Apache Spark
5 5 (1.59%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.64%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.32%) OpenEdge
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.32%) WebLogic
7 1 (0.32%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (0.96%) Adobe Illustrator
2 2 (0.64%) SOLIDWORKS
3 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Office
Business Applications
1 2 (0.64%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.32%) Infor CloudSuite Industrial (formerly SyteLine)
2 1 (0.32%) NetSuite
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.14%) Amazon AWS
2 9 (2.87%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.59%) OpenShift
3 5 (1.59%) PaaS
4 3 (0.96%) GitHub
5 2 (0.64%) AWS Fargate
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.32%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (0.32%) AWS Lambda
6 1 (0.32%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.32%) Google Cloud Platform
6 1 (0.32%) Serverless
Communications & Networking
1 23 (7.32%) RS-232
2 16 (5.10%) TCP/IP
3 15 (4.78%) HTTP
4 12 (3.82%) Firewall
5 10 (3.18%) RS-485
5 10 (3.18%) SSL
6 7 (2.23%) Bluetooth
7 6 (1.91%) Ethernet
8 5 (1.59%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (1.27%) Broadband
10 3 (0.96%) Asterisk PBX
10 3 (0.96%) DHCP
10 3 (0.96%) OpenVPN
10 3 (0.96%) SAN
10 3 (0.96%) VoIP
10 3 (0.96%) VPN
11 2 (0.64%) Wireless
12 1 (0.32%) DMZ
12 1 (0.32%) Network Security
12 1 (0.32%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (10.83%) SQL Server
2 29 (9.24%) Big Data
2 29 (9.24%) Hadoop
3 28 (8.92%) MySQL
4 24 (7.64%) MongoDB
5 21 (6.69%) Apache Hive
5 21 (6.69%) PostgreSQL
6 11 (3.50%) Relational Database
7 10 (3.18%) NoSQL
8 6 (1.91%) Apache Cassandra
9 2 (0.64%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.32%) Amazon RDS
10 1 (0.32%) Crystal Reports
10 1 (0.32%) DB2
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Database 12c
10 1 (0.32%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (0.32%) SQLite
10 1 (0.32%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 55 (17.52%) Git (software)
2 42 (13.38%) Jenkins
3 33 (10.51%) JIRA
4 28 (8.92%) Selenium
5 23 (7.32%) NUnit
6 22 (7.01%) MSTest
7 21 (6.69%) Bitbucket
8 19 (6.05%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 19 (6.05%) Gradle
9 18 (5.73%) Visual Studio
10 17 (5.41%) JUnit
11 16 (5.10%) Cucumber
12 13 (4.14%) Subversion
13 12 (3.82%) Ant
13 12 (3.82%) Robot Framework
14 10 (3.18%) CodeSonar
14 10 (3.18%) git-flow
15 9 (2.87%) EasyMock
16 8 (2.55%) Xcode
17 6 (1.91%) Maven
General
1 69 (21.97%) Finance
2 29 (9.24%) Electronics
2 29 (9.24%) Games
3 27 (8.60%) Banking
4 23 (7.32%) Manufacturing
5 15 (4.78%) Military
6 14 (4.46%) Law
7 13 (4.14%) Telecoms
8 12 (3.82%) Marketing
9 8 (2.55%) Investment Banking
10 5 (1.59%) Automotive
11 3 (0.96%) Retail
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.32%) French Language
12 1 (0.32%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 117 (37.26%) Developer
2 106 (33.76%) Software Engineer
3 56 (17.83%) C++ Software Engineer
4 35 (11.15%) Software Developer
5 31 (9.87%) Java Engineer
6 30 (9.55%) Embedded Engineer
6 30 (9.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 29 (9.24%) Java Developer
8 28 (8.92%) Junior
9 26 (8.28%) C++ Developer
9 26 (8.28%) Senior Developer
10 25 (7.96%) C# Software Engineer
11 24 (7.64%) C# Developer
12 23 (7.32%) Java Software Engineer
13 21 (6.69%) Graduate
14 20 (6.37%) C Software Engineer
14 20 (6.37%) Junior Developer
15 18 (5.73%) C/C++ Software Engineer
15 18 (5.73%) Linux Engineer
16 17 (5.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 94 (29.94%) .NET
2 50 (15.92%) HTML
3 43 (13.69%) ASP.NET
3 43 (13.69%) SOAP
4 42 (13.38%) CSS
4 42 (13.38%) Java EE
5 39 (12.42%) RESTful
5 39 (12.42%) XML
6 38 (12.10%) Spring
7 34 (10.83%) Web Services
8 27 (8.60%) jQuery
9 26 (8.28%) WCF
10 24 (7.64%) Node.js
10 24 (7.64%) REST
11 23 (7.32%) AngularJS
11 23 (7.32%) LINQ
11 23 (7.32%) WPF
12 22 (7.01%) Silverlight
12 22 (7.01%) WF
12 22 (7.01%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 57 (18.15%) Computer Science
2 27 (8.60%) Analytical Skills
3 24 (7.64%) Algorithms
4 21 (6.69%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (6.37%) User Experience
6 19 (6.05%) Mobile App
7 9 (2.87%) Fintech
7 9 (2.87%) Wiki
8 8 (2.55%) Data Structures
8 8 (2.55%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (1.91%) Derivative
10 5 (1.59%) 3D Graphics
10 5 (1.59%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.59%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 5 (1.59%) Internet of Things
11 4 (1.27%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 4 (1.27%) Mobile Banking
11 4 (1.27%) Online Banking
11 4 (1.27%) Self-Motivation
Operating Systems
1 111 (35.35%) Linux
2 49 (15.61%) Windows
3 34 (10.83%) Android
4 29 (9.24%) Apple iOS
5 18 (5.73%) CentOS
6 15 (4.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 13 (4.14%) Embedded Linux
8 10 (3.18%) Mac OS X
9 6 (1.91%) Debian
9 6 (1.91%) Ubuntu
10 3 (0.96%) Windows Server
11 2 (0.64%) Mac OS
11 2 (0.64%) Unix
12 1 (0.32%) Amazon Linux
12 1 (0.32%) Windows 7
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Embedded Compact
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2003
12 1 (0.32%) Windows Server 2008
12 1 (0.32%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 170 (54.14%) Software Engineering
2 151 (48.09%) Agile Software Development
3 108 (34.39%) Scrum
4 86 (27.39%) DevOps
5 70 (22.29%) Continuous Integration
6 65 (20.70%) OO
7 59 (18.79%) SDLC
8 51 (16.24%) TDD
9 44 (14.01%) Test Automation
10 37 (11.78%) Problem-Solving
11 34 (10.83%) Multithreading
12 31 (9.87%) Cybersecurity
13 29 (9.24%) Open Source
14 28 (8.92%) Use Case
15 27 (8.60%) OOP
16 26 (8.28%) Analytics
16 26 (8.28%) UML
17 25 (7.96%) Validation
18 24 (7.64%) Mathematics
18 24 (7.64%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 185 (58.92%) Java
2 135 (42.99%) C#
3 110 (35.03%) C
4 109 (34.71%) Python
5 93 (29.62%) JavaScript
6 69 (21.97%) SQL
7 32 (10.19%) PHP
8 30 (9.55%) Perl
9 26 (8.28%) PL/SQL
10 23 (7.32%) T-SQL
11 22 (7.01%) Objective-C
11 22 (7.01%) Ruby
12 19 (6.05%) Scala
13 18 (5.73%) Bash Shell
14 13 (4.14%) R
15 12 (3.82%) Embedded C
16 11 (3.50%) Apple Swift
16 11 (3.50%) Embedded C++
17 10 (3.18%) VB.NET
17 10 (3.18%) VC++
Qualifications
1 85 (27.07%) Degree
2 29 (9.24%) Security Cleared
3 25 (7.96%) Computer Science Degree
3 25 (7.96%) DV Cleared
4 14 (4.46%) Numerate Degree
5 12 (3.82%) Microsoft Certification
6 11 (3.50%) CISSP
7 10 (3.18%) CCNA
7 10 (3.18%) Cisco Certification
7 10 (3.18%) CompTIA Security+
7 10 (3.18%) GIAC
7 10 (3.18%) Linux+ Certification
7 10 (3.18%) MCSE
7 10 (3.18%) Network+ Certification
7 10 (3.18%) SANS
7 10 (3.18%) SSCP
8 9 (2.87%) Master's Degree
9 7 (2.23%) PhD
9 7 (2.23%) SC Cleared
10 5 (1.59%) ITIL Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.55%) GDPR
2 7 (2.23%) QA
3 3 (0.96%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 2 (0.64%) ISO 15765
4 2 (0.64%) MISRA
5 1 (0.32%) DO-178B
5 1 (0.32%) HL7
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 13485
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 34 (10.83%) Docker
2 16 (5.10%) Hyper-V
2 16 (5.10%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (3.50%) Firmware
4 10 (3.18%) vSphere
5 1 (0.32%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 13 (4.14%) Puppet
2 10 (3.18%) Salt
3 9 (2.87%) Ansible
4 3 (0.96%) Opscode Chef
4 3 (0.96%) Packer
4 3 (0.96%) Terraform
5 1 (0.32%) Kibana
5 1 (0.32%) Kubernetes
5 1 (0.32%) Oozie
5 1 (0.32%) Prometheus
Vendors
1 48 (15.29%) Microsoft
2 19 (6.05%) Oracle
3 16 (5.10%) VMware
4 15 (4.78%) Red Hat
5 14 (4.46%) SAP
6 5 (1.59%) Siemens
6 5 (1.59%) Tableau
7 2 (0.64%) Cloudera
7 2 (0.64%) Google
7 2 (0.64%) Pega
8 1 (0.32%) EMC
8 1 (0.32%) Epicor
8 1 (0.32%) IFS
8 1 (0.32%) Infor
8 1 (0.32%) Sage