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 3 months to 26 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / North West
Rank 57 65 80
Rank change year-on-year +8 +15  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 273 206 209
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.50% 3.62% 3.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.67% 7.04% 6.21%
Number of salaries quoted 200 168 196
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,500 £29,946
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next 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 programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3560 2925 3367
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.73% 51.42% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 3062 2489 2886
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017.

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 3 months to 26 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester +4 228 £40,000 -5.88% 26
Cheshire +1 27 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Merseyside +3 14 £31,750 -5.22% 1
Lancashire -6 2 £32,000 - 3
C++
England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the North West

For the 6 months to 26 March 2017, 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++.

1 215 (48.86%) Java
2 211 (47.95%) Software Engineering
3 186 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
4 177 (40.23%) C
5 163 (37.05%) Linux
6 158 (35.91%) C#
7 147 (33.41%) SQL
8 144 (32.73%) Degree
9 139 (31.59%) .NET
10 131 (29.77%) OO
11 117 (26.59%) HTML
12 114 (25.91%) Python
13 94 (21.36%) Windows
14 93 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
15 85 (19.32%) PHP
15 85 (19.32%) Scrum
16 81 (18.41%) Visual Studio
17 75 (17.05%) Validation
18 69 (15.68%) Embedded C
19 63 (14.32%) JavaScript
20 58 (13.18%) Computer Science
21 57 (12.95%) Finance
22 56 (12.73%) SOAP
23 55 (12.50%) OOD
24 54 (12.27%) SQL Server
24 54 (12.27%) Electronics
25 53 (12.05%) XML
26 52 (11.82%) Firmware
26 52 (11.82%) Unit Testing
27 51 (11.59%) Multithreading

C++
Top Related 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 14 (3.18%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.73%) SharePoint
3 9 (2.05%) BizTalk Server
4 8 (1.82%) Apache
5 7 (1.59%) Tomcat
6 4 (0.91%) Apache Pig
6 4 (0.91%) Confluence
6 4 (0.91%) OpenStack
7 3 (0.68%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.68%) IIS
7 3 (0.68%) WebSphere
8 2 (0.45%) nginx
8 2 (0.45%) SAS
9 1 (0.23%) Kinematics
Applications
1 12 (2.73%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.23%) Maya
2 1 (0.23%) MODO
2 1 (0.23%) MS Office
2 1 (0.23%) Photoshop
2 1 (0.23%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 12 (2.73%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.91%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 7 (1.59%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (0.45%) GitHub
2 2 (0.45%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (0.45%) PaaS
3 1 (0.23%) AWS Lambda
3 1 (0.23%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (0.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 36 (8.18%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.18%) Ethernet
3 13 (2.95%) GPRS
4 10 (2.27%) Internet
5 8 (1.82%) Bluetooth
6 7 (1.59%) GSM
7 6 (1.36%) DVB
7 6 (1.36%) NFC
7 6 (1.36%) RS-232
7 6 (1.36%) UMTS
7 6 (1.36%) VoIP
7 6 (1.36%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.36%) WLAN
8 5 (1.14%) Broadband
9 4 (0.91%) DHCP
9 4 (0.91%) DNS
9 4 (0.91%) IPv4
10 3 (0.68%) Network Security
11 2 (0.45%) LLU
11 2 (0.45%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (12.27%) SQL Server
2 38 (8.64%) MySQL
3 22 (5.00%) Big Data
4 17 (3.86%) Hadoop
5 13 (2.95%) Relational Database
6 8 (1.82%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.36%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2012
7 6 (1.36%) SQL Server 2014
8 5 (1.14%) Apache Hive
9 4 (0.91%) Impala
9 4 (0.91%) Oracle Database
9 4 (0.91%) PostgreSQL
10 3 (0.68%) Apache Cassandra
10 3 (0.68%) Data Mining
10 3 (0.68%) GIS
10 3 (0.68%) Sqoop
11 2 (0.45%) HBase
11 2 (0.45%) Oracle Database 11g
12 1 (0.23%) Spark SQL
Development Applications
1 81 (18.41%) Visual Studio
2 46 (10.45%) Git (software)
3 41 (9.32%) Cucumber
4 39 (8.86%) Selenium
5 38 (8.64%) MSTest
5 38 (8.64%) NUnit
6 34 (7.73%) Team Foundation Server
7 33 (7.50%) JIRA
8 30 (6.82%) JUnit
9 26 (5.91%) Jenkins
10 13 (2.95%) LoadRunner
11 12 (2.73%) JMeter
12 11 (2.50%) Subversion
13 10 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
14 7 (1.59%) GoCD
14 7 (1.59%) TeamCity
15 6 (1.36%) Hudson
15 6 (1.36%) MSBuild
15 6 (1.36%) Octopus Deploy
15 6 (1.36%) WiX
General
1 57 (12.95%) Finance
2 54 (12.27%) Electronics
3 44 (10.00%) Games
4 35 (7.95%) Manufacturing
5 27 (6.14%) Retail
6 22 (5.00%) Banking
7 18 (4.09%) Marketing
8 15 (3.41%) Telecoms
9 11 (2.50%) Military
10 9 (2.05%) Automotive
11 6 (1.36%) Multimedia
12 5 (1.14%) Corporate Banking
13 4 (0.91%) Financial Institution
14 3 (0.68%) Aerospace
15 1 (0.23%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 166 (37.73%) Developer
2 120 (27.27%) Software Engineer
3 56 (12.73%) C++ Developer
4 55 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
5 50 (11.36%) Software Developer
6 37 (8.41%) C++ Software Engineer
7 36 (8.18%) Test Engineer
8 35 (7.95%) Java Developer
9 34 (7.73%) C# Software Engineer
10 31 (7.05%) Junior
10 31 (7.05%) Senior Developer
11 28 (6.36%) .NET Software Engineer
11 28 (6.36%) Linux Engineer
12 25 (5.68%) Graduate
13 24 (5.45%) Senior Software Engineer
14 23 (5.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 21 (4.77%) Senior Java Developer
16 20 (4.55%) Embedded Developer
17 19 (4.32%) C# Developer
18 18 (4.09%) Developer/Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 139 (31.59%) .NET
2 117 (26.59%) HTML
3 56 (12.73%) SOAP
4 53 (12.05%) XML
5 51 (11.59%) WPF
6 50 (11.36%) Web Services
7 48 (10.91%) WCF
8 44 (10.00%) jQuery
9 41 (9.32%) CSS
10 40 (9.09%) OpenGL
11 39 (8.86%) ASP.NET
12 38 (8.64%) J2EE
12 38 (8.64%) LINQ
13 34 (7.73%) RESTful
14 32 (7.27%) WF
15 31 (7.05%) Silverlight
16 25 (5.68%) HTML5
16 25 (5.68%) XSLT
17 20 (4.55%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 15 (3.41%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 58 (13.18%) Computer Science
2 36 (8.18%) Algorithms
3 33 (7.50%) Device Driver
4 25 (5.68%) Analytical Skills
5 24 (5.45%) Enterprise Software
6 22 (5.00%) iPad
7 18 (4.09%) Mobile App
8 16 (3.64%) 3D Graphics
9 15 (3.41%) Kinect
10 14 (3.18%) Augmented Reality
10 14 (3.18%) Internet of Things
11 12 (2.73%) HoloLens
12 11 (2.50%) N-Tier
13 10 (2.27%) Data Structures
14 9 (2.05%) Animation
15 7 (1.59%) Cyberthreat
16 6 (1.36%) CAN bus
16 6 (1.36%) iPhone
16 6 (1.36%) Smartphone
16 6 (1.36%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 163 (37.05%) Linux
2 94 (21.36%) Windows
3 51 (11.59%) Embedded Linux
4 26 (5.91%) Android
5 25 (5.68%) Unix
6 19 (4.32%) Apple iOS
7 17 (3.86%) Windows XP
8 9 (2.05%) Mac OS X
8 9 (2.05%) Windows 7
9 7 (1.59%) CentOS
9 7 (1.59%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 7 (1.59%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 6 (1.36%) Mac OS
10 6 (1.36%) Nucleus RTOS
10 6 (1.36%) Windows 8
10 6 (1.36%) Windows Mobile
11 5 (1.14%) Ubuntu
12 4 (0.91%) Windows Server
13 3 (0.68%) Fedora
13 3 (0.68%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 211 (47.95%) Software Engineering
2 186 (42.27%) Agile Software Development
3 131 (29.77%) OO
4 93 (21.14%) Continuous Integration
5 85 (19.32%) Scrum
6 75 (17.05%) Validation
7 55 (12.50%) OOD
8 52 (11.82%) Unit Testing
9 51 (11.59%) Multithreading
10 50 (11.36%) SDLC
11 45 (10.23%) DevOps
12 37 (8.41%) TDD
13 36 (8.18%) UML
14 35 (7.95%) MVVM
15 32 (7.27%) Mathematics
15 32 (7.27%) RUP
16 31 (7.05%) Concurrent Programming
17 30 (6.82%) Test Scripting
18 29 (6.59%) Service Delivery
18 29 (6.59%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 215 (48.86%) Java
2 177 (40.23%) C
3 158 (35.91%) C#
4 147 (33.41%) SQL
5 114 (25.91%) Python
6 85 (19.32%) PHP
7 69 (15.68%) Embedded C
8 63 (14.32%) JavaScript
9 41 (9.32%) Perl
10 37 (8.41%) Embedded C++
11 34 (7.73%) T-SQL
12 33 (7.50%) PL/SQL
13 28 (6.36%) Ruby
14 24 (5.45%) VB
15 15 (3.41%) Go
16 14 (3.18%) PowerShell
17 11 (2.50%) Bash Shell
17 11 (2.50%) VB6
18 10 (2.27%) MATLAB
19 7 (1.59%) Scala
Qualifications
1 144 (32.73%) Degree
2 35 (7.95%) Security Cleared
3 24 (5.45%) DV Cleared
4 23 (5.23%) PhD
5 21 (4.77%) HNC
5 21 (4.77%) HND
6 14 (3.18%) ISTQB
7 12 (2.73%) ISEB
8 9 (2.05%) SC Cleared
9 7 (1.59%) Postgraduate
10 3 (0.68%) DBS Check
11 1 (0.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.23%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 31 (7.05%) QA
2 4 (0.91%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.23%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.23%) MISRA
System Software
1 52 (11.82%) Firmware
2 15 (3.41%) VMware Infrastructure
3 11 (2.50%) Hyper-V
4 7 (1.59%) Docker
5 4 (0.91%) Active Directory
5 4 (0.91%) vCloud
5 4 (0.91%) vSphere
6 1 (0.23%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 20 (4.55%) Puppet
2 15 (3.41%) Ansible
3 12 (2.73%) HP Quality Center
4 10 (2.27%) Opscode Chef
5 6 (1.36%) Terraform
6 4 (0.91%) Mesos
7 2 (0.45%) Nessus
7 2 (0.45%) Nmap
8 1 (0.23%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 45 (10.23%) Microsoft
2 35 (7.95%) Oracle
3 15 (3.41%) HP
3 15 (3.41%) VMware
4 12 (2.73%) SAP
5 8 (1.82%) Google
6 7 (1.59%) Red Hat
7 6 (1.36%) Cloudera
7 6 (1.36%) Intel
7 6 (1.36%) Symbian
8 3 (0.68%) DevExpress
9 2 (0.45%) Apple
9 2 (0.45%) Cisco
9 2 (0.45%) Hortonworks
9 2 (0.45%) Intel Security
9 2 (0.45%) Xilinx
10 1 (0.23%) CA Agile Central
10 1 (0.23%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.23%) Freescale
10 1 (0.23%) Perforce
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Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flex Benefits
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The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
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Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
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People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
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Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
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Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
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Oldham, Lancashire
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