Period
to 15 December 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 15 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > North West
6 months to
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 115 118 114
Rank change year-on-year +3 -4 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 319 353 351
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 2.84% 2.69% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.38% 4.83% 4.98%
Number of salaries quoted 227 279 294
North West median annual salary £46,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.33% +12.50% -
10th Percentile £26,250 £31,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £65,000 £69,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +10.00% +5.26% -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 5,924 7,313 7,049
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 52.82% 55.71% 56.60%
Number of salaries quoted 4,948 6,108 6,113
North West median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% +6.25% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £66,250 £60,250 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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 15 December 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 15 December 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 -2 256 £45,000 - 42
Cheshire +12 54 £47,500 +2.70% 21
Lancashire +8 5 £42,500 +77.08% 4
Merseyside -2 4 £52,500 +50.00% 5
C++
England

For the 6 months to 15 December 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++.

1 192 (60.19%) Software Engineering
2 185 (57.99%) Java
3 143 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
4 135 (42.32%) C#
5 118 (36.99%) Linux
6 108 (33.86%) Python
7 100 (31.35%) Scrum
8 97 (30.41%) OO
9 92 (28.84%) Degree
10 91 (28.53%) C
11 88 (27.59%) DevOps
12 78 (24.45%) Finance
13 76 (23.82%) .NET
14 74 (23.20%) Computer Science
15 72 (22.57%) JavaScript
16 63 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
17 59 (18.50%) SQL
18 55 (17.24%) Windows
19 54 (16.93%) SDLC
20 45 (14.11%) HTML
21 44 (13.79%) Microsoft
21 44 (13.79%) Games
21 44 (13.79%) Spring
22 42 (13.17%) Git (software)
22 42 (13.17%) Java EE
22 42 (13.17%) Jenkins
23 40 (12.54%) SOAP
23 40 (12.54%) Apache
24 39 (12.23%) Cybersecurity
24 39 (12.23%) Multithreading

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 40 (12.54%) Apache
2 25 (7.84%) Confluence
3 12 (3.76%) Apache Spark
4 8 (2.51%) Apache Pig
5 5 (1.57%) Cloud Foundry
6 2 (0.63%) Elasticsearch
6 2 (0.63%) nginx
6 2 (0.63%) Tomcat
7 1 (0.31%) SAS
7 1 (0.31%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.31%) WebLogic
Applications
1 5 (1.57%) SOLIDWORKS
2 3 (0.94%) Adobe Illustrator
3 2 (0.63%) SPSS
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Excel
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft Office
4 1 (0.31%) Weka
Business Applications
1 2 (0.63%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (0.63%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 16 (5.02%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (1.57%) PaaS
4 3 (0.94%) OpenShift
5 2 (0.63%) AWS Fargate
5 2 (0.63%) AWS Lambda
5 2 (0.63%) Google Cloud Platform
5 2 (0.63%) Serverless
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EC2
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon EMR
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon S3
6 1 (0.31%) Amazon SageMaker
6 1 (0.31%) Cloud Computing
6 1 (0.31%) Dynamics 365
6 1 (0.31%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (9.09%) RS-232
2 15 (4.70%) RS-485
3 9 (2.82%) HTTP
3 9 (2.82%) TCP/IP
4 8 (2.51%) Firewall
5 5 (1.57%) Bluetooth
5 5 (1.57%) Broadband
5 5 (1.57%) SSL
6 4 (1.25%) RFID
6 4 (1.25%) VPN
7 3 (0.94%) Asterisk PBX
7 3 (0.94%) ATM
7 3 (0.94%) DHCP
7 3 (0.94%) OpenVPN
7 3 (0.94%) SAN
7 3 (0.94%) VoIP
7 3 (0.94%) Wireless
8 1 (0.31%) DMZ
8 1 (0.31%) DNS
8 1 (0.31%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (8.15%) Hadoop
1 26 (8.15%) MySQL
2 24 (7.52%) Big Data
3 22 (6.90%) SQL Server
4 21 (6.58%) Relational Database
5 20 (6.27%) PostgreSQL
6 18 (5.64%) Apache Hive
6 18 (5.64%) MongoDB
7 10 (3.13%) NoSQL
8 2 (0.63%) Apache Cassandra
8 2 (0.63%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon Athena
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (0.31%) Amazon Redshift
9 1 (0.31%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.31%) DB2
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 12c
9 1 (0.31%) Redis
9 1 (0.31%) Sqoop
Development Applications
1 42 (13.17%) Git (software)
1 42 (13.17%) Jenkins
2 35 (10.97%) JIRA
3 26 (8.15%) Bitbucket
4 24 (7.52%) Atlassian Bamboo
5 23 (7.21%) MSTest
5 23 (7.21%) NUnit
6 21 (6.58%) JUnit
6 21 (6.58%) Selenium
7 17 (5.33%) EasyMock
7 17 (5.33%) Visual Studio
8 14 (4.39%) Cucumber
9 13 (4.08%) Subversion
10 9 (2.82%) Sonatype Nexus
11 8 (2.51%) Gradle
12 7 (2.19%) Ant
13 5 (1.57%) CodeSonar
13 5 (1.57%) git-flow
13 5 (1.57%) Robot Framework
14 3 (0.94%) CMake
General
1 78 (24.45%) Finance
2 44 (13.79%) Games
3 38 (11.91%) Electronics
4 30 (9.40%) Manufacturing
5 18 (5.64%) Telecoms
6 17 (5.33%) Banking
6 17 (5.33%) Marketing
7 13 (4.08%) Military
8 11 (3.45%) Law
9 5 (1.57%) Investment Banking
10 3 (0.94%) Pharmaceutical
11 2 (0.63%) Automotive
11 2 (0.63%) Publishing
11 2 (0.63%) Retail
12 1 (0.31%) Back Office
12 1 (0.31%) Dutch Language
12 1 (0.31%) French Language
12 1 (0.31%) Legal
Job Titles
1 119 (37.30%) Software Engineer
2 109 (34.17%) Developer
3 66 (20.69%) C++ Software Engineer
4 44 (13.79%) Embedded Engineer
4 44 (13.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 39 (12.23%) C# Developer
5 39 (12.23%) Java Engineer
6 37 (11.60%) Junior
6 37 (11.60%) Software Developer
7 33 (10.34%) Java Developer
8 32 (10.03%) C Software Engineer
9 31 (9.72%) C++ Developer
10 29 (9.09%) C/C++ Software Engineer
11 28 (8.78%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 28 (8.78%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
11 28 (8.78%) Graduate
12 26 (8.15%) Junior Developer
13 25 (7.84%) Embedded C Engineer
13 25 (7.84%) Embedded C Software Engineer
13 25 (7.84%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 76 (23.82%) .NET
2 45 (14.11%) HTML
3 44 (13.79%) Spring
4 42 (13.17%) Java EE
5 40 (12.54%) SOAP
6 38 (11.91%) CSS
7 34 (10.66%) RESTful
7 34 (10.66%) XML
8 32 (10.03%) ASP.NET
8 32 (10.03%) Web Services
9 29 (9.09%) jQuery
10 25 (7.84%) WCF
11 24 (7.52%) WPF
12 23 (7.21%) LINQ
12 23 (7.21%) Silverlight
12 23 (7.21%) WF
12 23 (7.21%) XSLT
13 19 (5.96%) Hibernate
14 16 (5.02%) REST
15 15 (4.70%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 36 (11.29%) Algorithms
2 31 (9.72%) Analytical Skills
3 28 (8.78%) Greenfield Project
4 20 (6.27%) User Experience
5 16 (5.02%) Data Structures
5 16 (5.02%) Fintech
5 16 (5.02%) Mobile App
6 15 (4.70%) Wiki
7 14 (4.39%) Derivative
8 7 (2.19%) 3D Graphics
9 6 (1.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (1.57%) Client/Server
10 5 (1.57%) CUDA
10 5 (1.57%) Digital TV
10 5 (1.57%) Industrial Internet of Things
10 5 (1.57%) Internet of Things
10 5 (1.57%) STB
11 4 (1.25%) Animation
11 4 (1.25%) Enterprise Software
11 4 (1.25%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 118 (36.99%) Linux
2 55 (17.24%) Windows
3 27 (8.46%) Android
4 26 (8.15%) CentOS
5 23 (7.21%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 20 (6.27%) Apple iOS
7 16 (5.02%) Embedded Linux
8 11 (3.45%) Ubuntu
9 6 (1.88%) Debian
10 5 (1.57%) Mac OS X
10 5 (1.57%) pSOS
11 3 (0.94%) Unix
11 3 (0.94%) Windows Server
12 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
13 1 (0.31%) Amazon Linux
13 1 (0.31%) Windows 7
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2003
13 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 192 (60.19%) Software Engineering
2 143 (44.83%) Agile Software Development
3 100 (31.35%) Scrum
4 97 (30.41%) OO
5 88 (27.59%) DevOps
6 74 (23.20%) Computer Science
7 63 (19.75%) Continuous Integration
8 54 (16.93%) SDLC
9 39 (12.23%) Cybersecurity
9 39 (12.23%) Multithreading
10 38 (11.91%) Open Source
10 38 (11.91%) Test Automation
11 35 (10.97%) Problem-Solving
11 35 (10.97%) TDD
12 33 (10.34%) OOD
13 28 (8.78%) Mathematics
14 27 (8.46%) Analytics
15 26 (8.15%) Use Case
16 25 (7.84%) OOP
16 25 (7.84%) UML
Programming Languages
1 185 (57.99%) Java
2 135 (42.32%) C#
3 108 (33.86%) Python
4 91 (28.53%) C
5 72 (22.57%) JavaScript
6 59 (18.50%) SQL
7 27 (8.46%) PHP
7 27 (8.46%) PL/SQL
8 24 (7.52%) Perl
8 24 (7.52%) T-SQL
9 19 (5.96%) R
10 16 (5.02%) Ruby
11 14 (4.39%) Embedded C
12 13 (4.08%) Objective-C
13 12 (3.76%) VB.NET
14 11 (3.45%) Bash Shell
14 11 (3.45%) Embedded C++
14 11 (3.45%) Scala
15 8 (2.51%) Java 8
16 6 (1.88%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 92 (28.84%) Degree
2 36 (11.29%) Computer Science Degree
3 18 (5.64%) Security Cleared
4 13 (4.08%) DV Cleared
5 7 (2.19%) Master's Degree
5 7 (2.19%) Microsoft Certification
6 6 (1.88%) CISSP
6 6 (1.88%) Numerate Degree
6 6 (1.88%) SC Cleared
7 5 (1.57%) CCNA
7 5 (1.57%) Cisco Certification
7 5 (1.57%) CompTIA Security+
7 5 (1.57%) GIAC
7 5 (1.57%) ITIL Certification
7 5 (1.57%) Linux+ Certification
7 5 (1.57%) MCSE
7 5 (1.57%) Network+ Certification
7 5 (1.57%) PhD
7 5 (1.57%) SANS
7 5 (1.57%) SSCP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.45%) GDPR
2 8 (2.51%) QA
3 4 (1.25%) ISO 13485
4 3 (0.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 1 (0.31%) HL7
5 1 (0.31%) ISO 15765
System Software
1 28 (8.78%) Docker
2 12 (3.76%) Hyper-V
2 12 (3.76%) VMware Infrastructure
3 5 (1.57%) Firmware
3 5 (1.57%) vSphere
4 1 (0.31%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 11 (3.45%) Ansible
2 8 (2.51%) Puppet
3 5 (1.57%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.57%) Salt
4 3 (0.94%) Packer
4 3 (0.94%) Terraform
5 1 (0.31%) Oozie
Vendors
1 44 (13.79%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.21%) Red Hat
3 19 (5.96%) Oracle
4 18 (5.64%) SAP
5 12 (3.76%) VMware
6 5 (1.57%) Siemens
6 5 (1.57%) Tableau
7 3 (0.94%) Twitter
8 2 (0.63%) Cloudera
8 2 (0.63%) EMC
8 2 (0.63%) Google
8 2 (0.63%) Pega
9 1 (0.31%) IFS
9 1 (0.31%) Sage
9 1 (0.31%) Xamarin