Period
to 18 August 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oldham 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 18 August 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Manchester > Oldham
6 months to
18 Aug 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 5 11 -
Rank change year-on-year +6 - +24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 31 15 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oldham 34.83% 16.48% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 43.06% 24.19% -
Number of salaries quoted 9 8 0
Oldham median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
Manchester median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% +2.74%

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 Oldham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Oldham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 72 62 35
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oldham 80.90% 68.13% 44.87%
Number of salaries quoted 39 51 23
Oldham median annual salary £35,000 £32,500 £33,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +1.54%
10th Percentile £21,250 £22,500 £19,050
90th Percentile £41,250 £42,750 £55,000
Manchester median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Oldham

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oldham.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Oldham

C++
Salary Trend in Oldham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Oldham.

Salary trend for C++ in Oldham

For the 6 months to 18 August 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 Oldham region with a requirement for C++.

1 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 24 (77.42%) PHP
3 23 (74.19%) Degree
4 22 (70.97%) C
4 22 (70.97%) HTML
4 22 (70.97%) Embedded C
5 19 (61.29%) Embedded Linux
5 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
6 18 (58.06%) Validation
7 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
8 13 (41.94%) Embedded C++
8 13 (41.94%) Firmware
8 13 (41.94%) Visual Studio
9 12 (38.71%) HND
10 11 (35.48%) C#
10 11 (35.48%) .NET
10 11 (35.48%) Electronics
10 11 (35.48%) Algorithms
11 10 (32.26%) Device Driver Development
11 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
11 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
11 10 (32.26%) SOAP
11 10 (32.26%) Device Driver
12 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
12 9 (29.03%) MySQL
12 9 (29.03%) Creative Problem-Solving
12 9 (29.03%) Feasibility Study
13 8 (25.81%) SQL
13 8 (25.81%) JIRA
14 7 (22.58%) HNC

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oldham 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:

Communications & Networking
1 10 (32.26%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (29.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 13 (41.94%) Visual Studio
2 10 (32.26%) Git (software)
3 8 (25.81%) JIRA
4 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
5 3 (9.68%) Subversion
6 1 (3.23%) Zephyr
General
1 11 (35.48%) Electronics
2 9 (29.03%) Manufacturing
3 3 (9.68%) Games
4 1 (3.23%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (64.52%) Embedded Engineer
2 18 (58.06%) Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Embedded Developer
3 10 (32.26%) Embedded Linux Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (29.03%) C++ Developer
4 9 (29.03%) Linux Developer
5 7 (22.58%) Embedded C Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) C Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Embedded C Developer
6 6 (19.35%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (19.35%) Software Developer
7 5 (16.13%) C/C++ Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Embedded C/C++ Developer
7 5 (16.13%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 4 (12.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (12.90%) Software Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Software Test Engineer
9 3 (9.68%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (70.97%) HTML
2 11 (35.48%) .NET
3 10 (32.26%) SOAP
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
4 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET MVC
4 2 (6.45%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (48.39%) Computer Science
2 11 (35.48%) Algorithms
3 10 (32.26%) Device Driver
4 5 (16.13%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (3.23%) RIA
Operating Systems
1 27 (87.10%) Linux
2 19 (61.29%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (9.68%) Windows
3 3 (9.68%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (61.29%) Software Engineering
2 18 (58.06%) Validation
3 10 (32.26%) Device Driver Development
4 9 (29.03%) Creative Problem-Solving
4 9 (29.03%) Feasibility Study
5 5 (16.13%) Web Development
6 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
6 3 (9.68%) Component Testing
6 3 (9.68%) Mathematics
6 3 (9.68%) Multithreading
6 3 (9.68%) OO
6 3 (9.68%) Rapid Prototyping
6 3 (9.68%) Test Automation
7 2 (6.45%) Analytics
7 2 (6.45%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (6.45%) MVC
7 2 (6.45%) TDD
7 2 (6.45%) Unit Testing
8 1 (3.23%) Problem Management
8 1 (3.23%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (77.42%) PHP
2 22 (70.97%) C
2 22 (70.97%) Embedded C
3 13 (41.94%) Embedded C++
4 11 (35.48%) C#
5 8 (25.81%) SQL
6 6 (19.35%) VB
7 5 (16.13%) Perl
7 5 (16.13%) Python
8 3 (9.68%) JavaScript
9 2 (6.45%) VB6
Qualifications
1 23 (74.19%) Degree
2 12 (38.71%) HND
3 7 (22.58%) HNC
4 6 (19.35%) Computer Science Degree
5 1 (3.23%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (16.13%) QA
System Software
1 13 (41.94%) Firmware
Vendors
1 3 (9.68%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) Northgate
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle