The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Belfast region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 22 7 20
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 7 57 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 5.04% 20.73% 10.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.05% 32.76% 18.94%
Number of salaries quoted 7 27 12
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +26.76%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
87 174 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 62.59% 63.27% 53.44%
Number of salaries quoted 60 108 58
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £52,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C++
County Antrim

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Belfast region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

C++
Salary Trend in Belfast

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

C++ Salary Trend in Belfast

C++
Salary Histogram in Belfast

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Belfast region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Belfast

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) C
2 9 (52.94%) HTML
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
3 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
4 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
5 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
5 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++
6 5 (29.41%) C#
6 5 (29.41%) Degree
6 5 (29.41%) Wireless
7 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
7 4 (23.53%) Ruby
7 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 4 (23.53%) .NET
7 4 (23.53%) CSS
7 4 (23.53%) Linux
7 4 (23.53%) OO
7 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
8 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
8 3 (17.65%) HTML5
9 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
9 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
9 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
9 2 (11.76%) Electronics
9 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
9 2 (11.76%) Finance
9 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
9 2 (11.76%) QA
9 2 (11.76%) WCF

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Belfast region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint 2010
1 2 (11.76%) SharePoint
2 1 (5.88%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) Mathematica
Communications & Networking
1 5 (29.41%) Wireless
2 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
3 1 (5.88%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) SQL Server
2 2 (11.76%) Relational Database
3 1 (5.88%) Data Mining
General
1 2 (11.76%) Electronics
1 2 (11.76%) Telecoms
1 2 (11.76%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Banking
2 1 (5.88%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Software Engineer
3 3 (17.65%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) SQL Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C++ Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) JavaScript Developer
4 2 (11.76%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Web Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Applications Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 1 (5.88%) Junior
5 1 (5.88%) Programmer
5 1 (5.88%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (52.94%) HTML
2 4 (23.53%) .NET
2 4 (23.53%) CSS
3 3 (17.65%) HTML5
4 2 (11.76%) WCF
4 2 (11.76%) jQuery
4 2 (11.76%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 7 (41.18%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Mobile App
3 1 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 1 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 4 (23.53%) Linux
2 2 (11.76%) Android
2 2 (11.76%) UNIX
3 1 (5.88%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 4 (23.53%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (23.53%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Software Architecture
3 2 (11.76%) Unit Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Integration Testing
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) System Testing
3 2 (11.76%) OOD
3 2 (11.76%) Configuration Management
4 1 (5.88%) Data Management
4 1 (5.88%) Information Security
4 1 (5.88%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (5.88%) Android Development
4 1 (5.88%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 12 (70.59%) Java
2 9 (52.94%) C
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 6 (35.29%) Embedded C
4 6 (35.29%) Embedded C++
5 5 (29.41%) C#
6 4 (23.53%) Ruby
6 4 (23.53%) SQL
7 2 (11.76%) Python
7 2 (11.76%) Perl
7 2 (11.76%) PHP
8 1 (5.88%) MATLAB
8 1 (5.88%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.88%) Korn
Qualifications
1 5 (29.41%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.76%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Oracle
2 1 (5.88%) Sybase
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