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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 19 13 34
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 15 19 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 10.49% 12.67% 2.63%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.56% 19.39% 7.32%
Number of salaries quoted 9 19 5
Average salary £36,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +12.50%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
103 98 82
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 72.03% 65.33% 35.96%
Number of salaries quoted 39 79 50
Average salary £33,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-12.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,550 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 27 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Belfast

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (54.17%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) C
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) HTML
4 10 (41.67%) Java
5 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
5 9 (37.50%) .NET
5 9 (37.50%) Web Services
5 9 (37.50%) OO
6 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (29.17%) Windows
7 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
7 7 (29.17%) Degree
7 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
7 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
8 6 (25.00%) UML
8 6 (25.00%) XML
8 6 (25.00%) XSLT
8 6 (25.00%) SOA
8 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
8 6 (25.00%) Oracle
8 6 (25.00%) SQL
8 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
8 6 (25.00%) Embedded C++
9 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
9 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
9 5 (20.83%) NUnit
9 5 (20.83%) MVC
9 5 (20.83%) IIS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 (20.83%) IIS
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint
2 3 (12.50%) SharePoint 2010
3 1 (4.17%) Node.js
3 1 (4.17%) Mule
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (4.17%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (4.17%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 4 (16.67%) Wireless
3 1 (4.17%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (20.83%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
2 5 (20.83%) Rational Rose
2 5 (20.83%) NUnit
2 5 (20.83%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (20.83%) MSTest
3 1 (4.17%) Qt Creator
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Investment Banking
2 1 (4.17%) Front Office
2 1 (4.17%) Finance
2 1 (4.17%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 10 (41.67%) Developer
2 9 (37.50%) Software Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Developer
3 8 (33.33%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Engineer
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
5 2 (8.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Systems Integration Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (41.67%) HTML
2 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 9 (37.50%) Web Services
3 6 (25.00%) XML
3 6 (25.00%) XSLT
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET
4 5 (20.83%) COM+
4 5 (20.83%) jQuery
4 5 (20.83%) Ajax
4 5 (20.83%) .NET Framework
4 5 (20.83%) JSON
4 5 (20.83%) ASP.NET MVC
5 4 (16.67%) WCF
6 2 (8.33%) Qt
7 1 (4.17%) iOS SDK
7 1 (4.17%) REST
7 1 (4.17%) Protocol Buffers
7 1 (4.17%) Android SDK
7 1 (4.17%) Oracle Fusion
7 1 (4.17%) ADO.NET
Miscellaneous
1 5 (20.83%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.17%) CAN bus
2 1 (4.17%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
2 1 (4.17%) Equities
2 1 (4.17%) Derivative
2 1 (4.17%) Mathematics
2 1 (4.17%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 7 (29.17%) Windows
2 5 (20.83%) Windows 7
3 2 (8.33%) Linux
4 1 (4.17%) Android
4 1 (4.17%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (37.50%) OO
2 7 (29.17%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (29.17%) Software Engineering
2 7 (29.17%) Unit Testing
2 7 (29.17%) Integration Testing
3 6 (25.00%) SOA
3 6 (25.00%) UML
4 5 (20.83%) OOP
4 5 (20.83%) MVC
4 5 (20.83%) Web Development
4 5 (20.83%) Use Case
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (4.17%) BPMN
5 1 (4.17%) Test Automation
5 1 (4.17%) Software Architecture
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Analytics
5 1 (4.17%) Low Latency
5 1 (4.17%) Refactoring
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) C#
2 12 (50.00%) C
3 11 (45.83%) JavaScript
4 10 (41.67%) Java
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
5 6 (25.00%) Embedded C++
6 5 (20.83%) Embedded C
7 2 (8.33%) Objective-C
8 1 (4.17%) VBA
8 1 (4.17%) Python
Qualifications
1 7 (29.17%) Degree
2 5 (20.83%) MCAD
2 5 (20.83%) MCSD
2 5 (20.83%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (12.50%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 6 (25.00%) Oracle
3 5 (20.83%) Northgate
4 1 (4.17%) Talend
4 1 (4.17%) TIBCO
4 1 (4.17%) webMethods
4 1 (4.17%) Sybase
4 1 (4.17%) JBoss
4 1 (4.17%) IBM
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