The table below looks at the statistics 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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 30 10 32
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 1.87% 16.67% 5.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 25.00% 7.94%
Number of salaries quoted 0 12 9
Average salary - £45,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +38.46%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
County Antrim

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Belfast region.

Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
79 48 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 73.83% 66.67% 71.59%
Number of salaries quoted 60 35 88
Average salary £37,500 £31,250 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -10.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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++
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 3 (60.00%) Firewall
2 3 (60.00%) Sybase
2 3 (60.00%) Korn
2 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
2 3 (60.00%) Kernel Tuning
3 1 (20.00%) SDLC
3 1 (20.00%) Qt Creator
3 1 (20.00%) Degree
3 1 (20.00%) Qt
3 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Linux
3 1 (20.00%) C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (20.00%) Qt Creator
1 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) Qt
Operating Systems
1 4 (80.00%) Unix
2 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Kernel Tuning
2 1 (20.00%) SDLC
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) Bash Shell
1 3 (60.00%) Korn
2 1 (20.00%) C
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (60.00%) Sybase
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £23000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago