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 30 July 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
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 22 15 30
Rank change year-on-year
-7 +15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 19 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.53% 12.10% 3.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.81% 20.00% 9.72%
Number of salaries quoted 11 18 6
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Belfast
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
108 95 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 71.05% 60.51% 40.45%
Number of salaries quoted 54 76 46
Average salary £34,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 30 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Belfast

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (56.52%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) C
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) HTML
4 10 (43.48%) Java
5 9 (39.13%) .NET
5 9 (39.13%) Web Services
5 9 (39.13%) OO
5 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
6 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
7 7 (30.43%) Windows
7 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
7 7 (30.43%) Degree
7 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
7 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
8 6 (26.09%) Embedded C++
8 6 (26.09%) UML
8 6 (26.09%) XML
8 6 (26.09%) XSLT
8 6 (26.09%) SOA
8 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
8 6 (26.09%) Oracle
8 6 (26.09%) SQL
8 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
9 5 (21.74%) IIS
9 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
9 5 (21.74%) COM+
9 5 (21.74%) Rational Rose
9 5 (21.74%) MCAD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 (21.74%) IIS
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint
2 3 (13.04%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.35%) Node.js
3 1 (4.35%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (4.35%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.35%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (4.35%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (26.09%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) Wireless
3 1 (4.35%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (34.78%) SQL Server
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (21.74%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 5 (21.74%) Rational Rose
2 5 (21.74%) NUnit
2 5 (21.74%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (21.74%) MSTest
3 1 (4.35%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (4.35%) Qt Creator
3 1 (4.35%) JIRA
General
1 3 (13.04%) Banking
2 1 (4.35%) Finance
2 1 (4.35%) Advertising
2 1 (4.35%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 9 (39.13%) Software Developer
1 9 (39.13%) Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Developer
2 8 (34.78%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Software Engineer
4 2 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Software Developer
5 1 (4.35%) Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Integration Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.35%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (43.48%) HTML
2 9 (39.13%) .NET
2 9 (39.13%) Web Services
3 6 (26.09%) XML
3 6 (26.09%) XSLT
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
4 5 (21.74%) COM+
4 5 (21.74%) .NET Framework
4 5 (21.74%) JSON
4 5 (21.74%) Ajax
4 5 (21.74%) jQuery
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (17.39%) WCF
6 2 (8.70%) Qt
7 1 (4.35%) Middleware
7 1 (4.35%) CSS
7 1 (4.35%) SOAP
7 1 (4.35%) ADO.NET
7 1 (4.35%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (4.35%) iOS SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (21.74%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.35%) Equities
2 1 (4.35%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.35%) Firmware
2 1 (4.35%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.35%) CAN bus
2 1 (4.35%) Derivative
2 1 (4.35%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.35%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (30.43%) Windows
2 5 (21.74%) Windows 7
3 1 (4.35%) Linux
3 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
3 1 (4.35%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (39.13%) OO
2 7 (30.43%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (30.43%) Software Engineering
2 7 (30.43%) Unit Testing
2 7 (30.43%) Integration Testing
3 6 (26.09%) UML
3 6 (26.09%) SOA
4 5 (21.74%) OOP
4 5 (21.74%) MVC
4 5 (21.74%) Web Development
4 5 (21.74%) Use Case
5 1 (4.35%) Validation
5 1 (4.35%) Migration
5 1 (4.35%) Scrum
5 1 (4.35%) TDD
5 1 (4.35%) Configuration Management
5 1 (4.35%) DNA
5 1 (4.35%) Data Modelling
5 1 (4.35%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.35%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 13 (56.52%) C#
2 12 (52.17%) C
3 11 (47.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (43.48%) Java
5 6 (26.09%) Embedded C++
5 6 (26.09%) SQL
6 5 (21.74%) Embedded C
7 2 (8.70%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.35%) Python
8 1 (4.35%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 5 (21.74%) MCAD
2 5 (21.74%) MCSD
2 5 (21.74%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (13.04%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Microsoft
2 6 (26.09%) Oracle
3 5 (21.74%) Northgate
4 1 (4.35%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.35%) webMethods
4 1 (4.35%) JBoss
4 1 (4.35%) IBM
4 1 (4.35%) Sybase
4 1 (4.35%) Talend
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