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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 20 19 35
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 17 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 12.40% 11.81% 3.15%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.67% 17.53% 9.59%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 6
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,700 £32,400 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
96 97 73
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 74.42% 67.36% 32.88%
Number of salaries quoted 29 77 41
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,800 £28,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £53,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Belfast

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 13 (59.09%) C#
2 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) C
4 9 (40.91%) .NET
4 9 (40.91%) Web Services
4 9 (40.91%) OO
4 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
5 8 (36.36%) HTML
5 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
5 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
5 8 (36.36%) Degree
6 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
6 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
6 7 (31.82%) Java
6 7 (31.82%) Windows
7 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
7 6 (27.27%) XML
7 6 (27.27%) XSLT
7 6 (27.27%) SOA
7 6 (27.27%) Oracle
7 6 (27.27%) SQL
7 6 (27.27%) UML
8 5 (22.73%) OOP
8 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
8 5 (22.73%) MVC
8 5 (22.73%) IIS
8 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
8 5 (22.73%) COM+
8 5 (22.73%) Rational Rose

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 5 (22.73%) IIS
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.64%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.55%) Node.js
3 1 (4.55%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (4.55%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
2 1 (4.55%) Firewall
2 1 (4.55%) Wireless
2 1 (4.55%) VPN
2 1 (4.55%) Internet
2 1 (4.55%) CDMA
2 1 (4.55%) GPRS
2 1 (4.55%) GSM
2 1 (4.55%) POP3
2 1 (4.55%) SMTP
2 1 (4.55%) HTTP
2 1 (4.55%) GGSN
2 1 (4.55%) SGSN
2 1 (4.55%) ZigBee
2 1 (4.55%) VLAN
2 1 (4.55%) IMAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (36.36%) SQL Server
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (22.73%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (27.27%) Visual Studio
2 5 (22.73%) Rational Rose
2 5 (22.73%) MSTest
2 5 (22.73%) NUnit
2 5 (22.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (4.55%) JIRA
3 1 (4.55%) Qt Creator
3 1 (4.55%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (18.18%) Banking
2 1 (4.55%) Finance
2 1 (4.55%) Advertising
2 1 (4.55%) Front Office
2 1 (4.55%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Developer
2 9 (40.91%) Software Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Developer
3 8 (36.36%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (18.18%) Software Engineer
5 2 (9.09%) C++ Developer
5 2 (9.09%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (4.55%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (4.55%) Escalation Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (40.91%) .NET
1 9 (40.91%) Web Services
2 8 (36.36%) HTML
3 6 (27.27%) XML
3 6 (27.27%) XSLT
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET
4 5 (22.73%) COM+
4 5 (22.73%) .NET Framework
4 5 (22.73%) jQuery
4 5 (22.73%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (22.73%) JSON
4 5 (22.73%) Ajax
5 4 (18.18%) WCF
6 2 (9.09%) Qt
7 1 (4.55%) MAPI
7 1 (4.55%) Middleware
7 1 (4.55%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.55%) CSS
7 1 (4.55%) SOAP
7 1 (4.55%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (22.73%) Computer Science
2 3 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (4.55%) Device Driver
3 1 (4.55%) Firmware
3 1 (4.55%) Equities
3 1 (4.55%) Derivative
3 1 (4.55%) Mathematics
3 1 (4.55%) Physics
3 1 (4.55%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (4.55%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Windows
2 5 (22.73%) Windows 7
3 3 (13.64%) Linux
4 1 (4.55%) UNIX
4 1 (4.55%) Solaris
4 1 (4.55%) Apple iOS
4 1 (4.55%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (40.91%) OO
3 7 (31.82%) Software Engineering
3 7 (31.82%) Unit Testing
3 7 (31.82%) Integration Testing
4 6 (27.27%) SOA
4 6 (27.27%) UML
5 5 (22.73%) OOP
5 5 (22.73%) MVC
5 5 (22.73%) Web Development
5 5 (22.73%) Use Case
6 1 (4.55%) DNA
6 1 (4.55%) Data Modelling
6 1 (4.55%) Validation
6 1 (4.55%) Migration
6 1 (4.55%) Scrum
6 1 (4.55%) Configuration Management
6 1 (4.55%) TDD
6 1 (4.55%) Refactoring
6 1 (4.55%) Load Balancing
Programming Languages
1 13 (59.09%) C#
2 10 (45.45%) C
3 8 (36.36%) JavaScript
4 7 (31.82%) Java
5 6 (27.27%) SQL
6 3 (13.64%) Embedded C++
7 2 (9.09%) Objective-C
7 2 (9.09%) Embedded C
8 1 (4.55%) Python
8 1 (4.55%) VBA
8 1 (4.55%) Perl
Qualifications
1 8 (36.36%) Degree
2 5 (22.73%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (22.73%) MCAD
2 5 (22.73%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.64%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (40.91%) Microsoft
2 6 (27.27%) Oracle
3 5 (22.73%) Northgate
4 1 (4.55%) IBM
4 1 (4.55%) JBoss
4 1 (4.55%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.55%) webMethods
4 1 (4.55%) Sybase
4 1 (4.55%) Talend
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £20000.00 - £30000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Belfast
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Salary: £27000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 9 days ago
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Salary: £0 - £45,000 per year
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Posted: 13 days ago
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Real Time Recruitment
Posted: 13 days ago
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Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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