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 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / North West
3 months to
26 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 78 81
Rank change year-on-year +19 +3  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 259 189 216
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 4.10% 3.32% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.96% 6.45% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 199 149 201
Median salary £40,000 £40,750 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.84% +1.87%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,400 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -3.52% +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 3720 2928 3407
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.87% 51.46% 52.24%
Number of salaries quoted 3186 2502 2885
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.43% +2.50%  

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 April 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 April 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 +6 229 £40,000 -5.88% 27
Cheshire -28 15 £35,000 -14.11% 3
Merseyside -5 11 £27,500 -21.42% 1
Lancashire 0 1 £42,500 - 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 26 April 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++.

1 228 (49.46%) Software Engineering
2 224 (48.59%) Java
3 200 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
4 189 (41.00%) C
5 171 (37.09%) C#
6 164 (35.57%) Linux
7 161 (34.92%) SQL
8 157 (34.06%) Degree
9 153 (33.19%) .NET
10 143 (31.02%) OO
11 123 (26.68%) Python
12 121 (26.25%) HTML
13 111 (24.08%) Windows
14 98 (21.26%) Visual Studio
15 89 (19.31%) PHP
15 89 (19.31%) Scrum
16 79 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
17 70 (15.18%) Embedded C
18 68 (14.75%) Validation
19 67 (14.53%) Computer Science
20 66 (14.32%) Electronics
21 62 (13.45%) Finance
22 61 (13.23%) OOD
22 61 (13.23%) SQL Server
22 61 (13.23%) Multithreading
23 60 (13.02%) Microsoft
24 58 (12.58%) Firmware
24 58 (12.58%) JavaScript
24 58 (12.58%) Web Services
25 57 (12.36%) XML

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 (4.34%) Apache Spark
2 12 (2.60%) Apache
2 12 (2.60%) SharePoint
3 9 (1.95%) Tomcat
4 8 (1.74%) BizTalk Server
5 7 (1.52%) Confluence
6 4 (0.87%) WebSphere
7 3 (0.65%) Elasticsearch
7 3 (0.65%) IIS
8 2 (0.43%) Apache Pig
8 2 (0.43%) nginx
9 1 (0.22%) Kinematics
9 1 (0.22%) SAS
Applications
1 3 (0.65%) Microsoft Excel
2 2 (0.43%) MS Visio
3 1 (0.22%) Maya
3 1 (0.22%) MODO
3 1 (0.22%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 18 (3.90%) SAP Oil and Gas
2 4 (0.87%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 12 (2.60%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (1.52%) Google Cloud Platform
3 5 (1.08%) Microsoft Azure
4 3 (0.65%) GitHub
5 1 (0.22%) AWS Lambda
5 1 (0.22%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 44 (9.54%) TCP/IP
2 20 (4.34%) Ethernet
3 14 (3.04%) RS-232
4 12 (2.60%) GPRS
5 10 (2.17%) Internet
6 7 (1.52%) Bluetooth
7 6 (1.30%) DVB
7 6 (1.30%) GSM
7 6 (1.30%) NFC
7 6 (1.30%) UMTS
7 6 (1.30%) VoIP
7 6 (1.30%) Wi-Fi
7 6 (1.30%) WLAN
8 4 (0.87%) LLU
9 3 (0.65%) Network Security
10 2 (0.43%) tcpdump
11 1 (0.22%) RFID
11 1 (0.22%) SSL
11 1 (0.22%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 61 (13.23%) SQL Server
2 40 (8.68%) MySQL
3 27 (5.86%) Big Data
4 22 (4.77%) Hadoop
5 21 (4.56%) Relational Database
6 14 (3.04%) NoSQL
7 10 (2.17%) RDBMS
7 10 (2.17%) SQL Server 2012
7 10 (2.17%) SQL Server 2014
8 4 (0.87%) Oracle Database
9 3 (0.65%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (0.65%) Apache Hive
9 3 (0.65%) Impala
9 3 (0.65%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.43%) Data Mining
10 2 (0.43%) GIS
10 2 (0.43%) HBase
10 2 (0.43%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.43%) Sqoop
11 1 (0.22%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 98 (21.26%) Visual Studio
2 49 (10.63%) Git (software)
3 41 (8.89%) MSTest
3 41 (8.89%) NUnit
4 38 (8.24%) JIRA
4 38 (8.24%) Team Foundation Server
5 36 (7.81%) Cucumber
6 34 (7.38%) JUnit
6 34 (7.38%) Selenium
7 25 (5.42%) Subversion
8 23 (4.99%) Jenkins
9 15 (3.25%) LoadRunner
10 14 (3.04%) JMeter
11 13 (2.82%) Atlassian Bamboo
12 10 (2.17%) Microsoft Blend
12 10 (2.17%) MSI
12 10 (2.17%) NuGet
12 10 (2.17%) WiX
13 9 (1.95%) EasyMock
14 7 (1.52%) TeamCity
General
1 66 (14.32%) Electronics
2 62 (13.45%) Finance
3 56 (12.15%) Games
4 45 (9.76%) Manufacturing
5 28 (6.07%) Marketing
6 25 (5.42%) Retail
6 25 (5.42%) Telecoms
7 22 (4.77%) Banking
8 9 (1.95%) Automotive
9 8 (1.74%) Military
10 6 (1.30%) Multimedia
11 4 (0.87%) Legal
12 3 (0.65%) Aerospace
12 3 (0.65%) Corporate Banking
13 2 (0.43%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 180 (39.05%) Developer
2 135 (29.28%) Software Engineer
3 64 (13.88%) C++ Developer
4 61 (13.23%) Embedded Engineer
5 58 (12.58%) Software Developer
6 47 (10.20%) C++ Software Engineer
7 40 (8.68%) Senior Developer
8 34 (7.38%) Java Developer
8 34 (7.38%) Senior Software Engineer
9 33 (7.16%) C# Software Engineer
9 33 (7.16%) Linux Engineer
10 32 (6.94%) Junior
11 31 (6.72%) Test Engineer
12 28 (6.07%) .NET Software Engineer
12 28 (6.07%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 25 (5.42%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 25 (5.42%) Embedded Developer
13 25 (5.42%) Senior Java Developer
14 23 (4.99%) Embedded Linux Engineer
15 22 (4.77%) Linux Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 153 (33.19%) .NET
2 121 (26.25%) HTML
3 58 (12.58%) Web Services
4 57 (12.36%) SOAP
4 57 (12.36%) XML
5 54 (11.71%) WPF
6 48 (10.41%) WCF
7 43 (9.33%) jQuery
8 42 (9.11%) OpenGL
9 41 (8.89%) LINQ
10 39 (8.46%) CSS
11 38 (8.24%) ASP.NET
11 38 (8.24%) J2EE
12 35 (7.59%) Silverlight
13 31 (6.72%) WF
14 30 (6.51%) RESTful
15 25 (5.42%) XSLT
16 22 (4.77%) HTML5
17 21 (4.56%) Unity (Game Engine)
18 20 (4.34%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 67 (14.53%) Computer Science
2 32 (6.94%) Algorithms
2 32 (6.94%) Device Driver
3 24 (5.21%) Analytical Skills
4 22 (4.77%) Greenfield Project
5 20 (4.34%) iPad
6 19 (4.12%) Enterprise Software
7 18 (3.90%) Internet of Things
8 17 (3.69%) Mobile App
9 16 (3.47%) 3D Graphics
10 12 (2.60%) Data Structures
10 12 (2.60%) HoloLens
10 12 (2.60%) Kinect
11 11 (2.39%) Augmented Reality
12 10 (2.17%) Industrial Internet of Things
13 9 (1.95%) Animation
13 9 (1.95%) Cyberthreat
13 9 (1.95%) N-Tier
14 8 (1.74%) Public Cloud
15 7 (1.52%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 164 (35.57%) Linux
2 111 (24.08%) Windows
3 51 (11.06%) Embedded Linux
4 26 (5.64%) Android
5 23 (4.99%) Windows XP
6 20 (4.34%) Unix
7 19 (4.12%) Apple iOS
8 11 (2.39%) Windows Embedded Compact
9 10 (2.17%) CentOS
9 10 (2.17%) Mac OS
9 10 (2.17%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 9 (1.95%) Mac OS X
11 7 (1.52%) Windows 7
12 6 (1.30%) Nucleus RTOS
12 6 (1.30%) Windows 8
12 6 (1.30%) Windows Mobile
13 5 (1.08%) Ubuntu
13 5 (1.08%) Windows Server
14 3 (0.65%) Fedora
14 3 (0.65%) HPUX
Processes & Methodologies
1 228 (49.46%) Software Engineering
2 200 (43.38%) Agile Software Development
3 143 (31.02%) OO
4 89 (19.31%) Scrum
5 79 (17.14%) Continuous Integration
6 68 (14.75%) Validation
7 61 (13.23%) Multithreading
7 61 (13.23%) OOD
8 51 (11.06%) Unit Testing
9 49 (10.63%) SDLC
10 47 (10.20%) DevOps
11 43 (9.33%) TDD
11 43 (9.33%) UML
12 39 (8.46%) MVVM
13 37 (8.03%) Mathematics
14 36 (7.81%) RUP
15 35 (7.59%) Concurrent Programming
16 34 (7.38%) Machine Learning
16 34 (7.38%) Open Source
17 32 (6.94%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 224 (48.59%) Java
2 189 (41.00%) C
3 171 (37.09%) C#
4 161 (34.92%) SQL
5 123 (26.68%) Python
6 89 (19.31%) PHP
7 70 (15.18%) Embedded C
8 58 (12.58%) JavaScript
9 38 (8.24%) Embedded C++
10 34 (7.38%) T-SQL
11 32 (6.94%) PL/SQL
12 31 (6.72%) Perl
13 29 (6.29%) Ruby
14 24 (5.21%) VB
15 14 (3.04%) Go
16 11 (2.39%) VB6
17 10 (2.17%) MATLAB
17 10 (2.17%) XAML
18 9 (1.95%) PowerShell
18 9 (1.95%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 157 (34.06%) Degree
2 30 (6.51%) Security Cleared
3 27 (5.86%) PhD
4 21 (4.56%) HNC
4 21 (4.56%) HND
5 20 (4.34%) DV Cleared
6 16 (3.47%) ISTQB
7 14 (3.04%) ISEB
8 7 (1.52%) Postgraduate
9 3 (0.65%) DBS Check
10 2 (0.43%) SC Cleared
11 1 (0.22%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
11 1 (0.22%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 33 (7.16%) QA
2 4 (0.87%) ISO13485
3 1 (0.22%) MISRA
System Software
1 58 (12.58%) Firmware
2 11 (2.39%) Docker
3 8 (1.74%) Hyper-V
3 8 (1.74%) VMware Infrastructure
4 1 (0.22%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 19 (4.12%) Puppet
2 14 (3.04%) Ansible
2 14 (3.04%) HP Quality Center
2 14 (3.04%) Opscode Chef
3 8 (1.74%) Mesos
4 6 (1.30%) Terraform
5 5 (1.08%) Kubernetes
6 2 (0.43%) Nessus
6 2 (0.43%) Nmap
Vendors
1 60 (13.02%) Microsoft
2 39 (8.46%) Oracle
3 18 (3.90%) SAP
4 17 (3.69%) HP
5 12 (2.60%) Google
6 10 (2.17%) Red Hat
7 8 (1.74%) VMware
8 6 (1.30%) Intel
8 6 (1.30%) Symbian
9 5 (1.08%) Cloudera
9 5 (1.08%) Freescale
10 4 (0.87%) DevExpress
11 2 (0.43%) Apple
11 2 (0.43%) Cisco
11 2 (0.43%) Intel Security
11 2 (0.43%) Xilinx
12 1 (0.22%) Cognizant
12 1 (0.22%) Northgate
12 1 (0.22%) Perforce
12 1 (0.22%) Xamarin
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Mortimer Spinks
Salary: £22000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 16 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 45,000
Posted: 17 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
The Bridge Ltd
Salary: Up to £60,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Oldham, Lancashire
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wigan, Lancashire
Cathcart Associates Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £48000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Venturi
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Agile Recruitment Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Preston, Lancashire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £21000 - £30000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Head Resourcing
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Pension, Healthcare, Flex Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 50,000 plus benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Chester, Cheshire
Searchability
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Mane Contract Services Limited
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Amsource Technology Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Agile Recruitment Ltd
Salary: uncapped bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Manchester, Lancashire
Hotfoot Recruitment
Salary: From £50,000 to £60,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £26,000 to £40,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 5 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 5 days ago
Warrington, Cheshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Bolton, Lancashire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £38,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Great Office
Posted: 5 days ago
Oldham
2M Employment Solutions
Salary: £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Stockport, Cheshire
BOSCH Automotive Service Solutions
Salary: £Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Salford, Lancashire
Sanderson
Salary: £25000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Cloudscope
Salary: Market related
Posted: 7 hours ago
Manchester, Lancashire
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits + Bonus
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Manchester
G2 Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 26 days ago
Manchester
People Source Consulting
Salary: £60000 - £72000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 13 days ago