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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 19 28 10
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 15 8 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.00% 5.56% 15.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.99% 8.00% 27.88%
Number of salaries quoted 2 6 24
Average salary £34,000 £33,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.49% -25.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £28,750 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £42,800 £42,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
79 100 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 63.20% 69.44% 56.52%
Number of salaries quoted 40 58 83
Average salary £35,000 £34,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.44% -13.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Belfast

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 20 (80.00%) Java
2 18 (72.00%) Degree
3 17 (68.00%) Python
4 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
5 13 (52.00%) Operations Research
5 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
5 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (52.00%) Economics
6 11 (44.00%) SQL
7 10 (40.00%) Finance
8 9 (36.00%) SAP
8 9 (36.00%) SAS
8 9 (36.00%) Analytics
9 8 (32.00%) Demand Forecasting
9 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
9 8 (32.00%) Algorithms
9 8 (32.00%) Social Media
9 8 (32.00%) Tableau
9 8 (32.00%) Customer Analytics
9 8 (32.00%) Marketing
9 8 (32.00%) Data Analysis
9 8 (32.00%) QlikView
9 8 (32.00%) Data Extraction
9 8 (32.00%) Visualisation
9 8 (32.00%) C#
9 8 (32.00%) VBA
9 8 (32.00%) CIMA
9 8 (32.00%) MBA
9 8 (32.00%) Retail
9 8 (32.00%) Telecoms

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 2015, 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 9 (36.00%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (20.00%) MS Office
1 5 (20.00%) MS Excel
2 4 (16.00%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (16.00%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) QlikView
2 5 (20.00%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.00%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (16.00%) Hadoop
3 4 (16.00%) Relational Database
4 1 (4.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.00%) HP UFT
1 1 (4.00%) Selenium
1 1 (4.00%) Valgrind
1 1 (4.00%) Cucumber
1 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
General
1 10 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (32.00%) Retail
2 8 (32.00%) Marketing
2 8 (32.00%) Telecoms
3 3 (12.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 9 (36.00%) Consultant
2 6 (24.00%) Graduate
3 5 (20.00%) Developer
4 4 (16.00%) Data Consultant
4 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics Consultant
5 3 (12.00%) Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Web Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Real Time Engineer
5 3 (12.00%) Java Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Consultant
7 1 (4.00%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
7 1 (4.00%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (4.00%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (4.00%) DSP Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) HTML
2 6 (24.00%) .NET
2 6 (24.00%) CSS
3 1 (4.00%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 14 (56.00%) Computer Science
2 13 (52.00%) Management Information System
2 13 (52.00%) Economics
3 8 (32.00%) Data Extraction
3 8 (32.00%) Visualisation
3 8 (32.00%) Social Media
3 8 (32.00%) Analytical Skills
3 8 (32.00%) Algorithms
4 5 (20.00%) Statistics
4 5 (20.00%) Mathematics
4 5 (20.00%) Physics
4 5 (20.00%) Chemistry
4 5 (20.00%) Psychology
4 5 (20.00%) GIS
Operating Systems
1 5 (20.00%) Linux
2 2 (8.00%) UNIX
2 2 (8.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (52.00%) Software Engineering
1 13 (52.00%) Operations Research
2 9 (36.00%) Analytics
3 8 (32.00%) Customer Analytics
3 8 (32.00%) Demand Forecasting
3 8 (32.00%) Data Analysis
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) Business Analysis
5 5 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 5 (20.00%) Project Management
6 4 (16.00%) Validation
6 4 (16.00%) Data Management
6 4 (16.00%) Data Analytics
6 4 (16.00%) Data Transformation
7 3 (12.00%) SDLC
7 3 (12.00%) Network Management
7 3 (12.00%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (8.00%) Test Automation
8 2 (8.00%) Test Strategy
8 2 (8.00%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 20 (80.00%) Java
2 17 (68.00%) Python
3 11 (44.00%) SQL
4 8 (32.00%) VBA
4 8 (32.00%) C#
5 6 (24.00%) C
6 4 (16.00%) R
7 2 (8.00%) Ruby
7 2 (8.00%) JavaScript
7 2 (8.00%) Perl
8 1 (4.00%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (72.00%) Degree
2 8 (32.00%) CIMA
2 8 (32.00%) MBA
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.00%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (36.00%) SAP
2 8 (32.00%) Tableau
3 5 (20.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.00%) Business Objects
3 5 (20.00%) Microsoft
4 1 (4.00%) HP
4 1 (4.00%) Coverity
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £26000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago