The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Belfast region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 23 11 21
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 4.00% 15.69% 11.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.25% 23.53% 15.63%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 8
Median salary £50,000 £31,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% -15.64%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
80 34 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 64.00% 66.67% 76.19%
Number of salaries quoted 60 30 29
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -1.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £28,650
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Belfast

The demand trend of job ads across the Belfast region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 September 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Belfast

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Belfast region with a requirement for C++.

1 7 (87.50%) C
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
4 4 (50.00%) Wireless
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
4 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
5 3 (37.50%) VxWorks
5 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
5 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
5 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
6 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) Perl
6 2 (25.00%) Windows
7 1 (12.50%) Firewall
7 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
7 1 (12.50%) VB6
7 1 (12.50%) Content Management
7 1 (12.50%) CMS
7 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
7 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
7 1 (12.50%) WinForms
7 1 (12.50%) PHP
7 1 (12.50%) VB
7 1 (12.50%) .NET
7 1 (12.50%) MySQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 1 (12.50%) Apache
1 1 (12.50%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (50.00%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
2 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Firewall
4 1 (12.50%) VLAN
4 1 (12.50%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
General
1 4 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Network Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (12.50%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (12.50%) .NET
1 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
1 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
1 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
1 1 (12.50%) WinForms
1 1 (12.50%) WPF
1 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Data Centre
1 1 (12.50%) Device Driver
1 1 (12.50%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
1 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 3 (37.50%) VxWorks
3 2 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (12.50%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Content Management
4 1 (12.50%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (12.50%) Defensive Programming
4 1 (12.50%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) ERP
4 1 (12.50%) Load Balancing
4 1 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 1 (12.50%) Signal Processing
4 1 (12.50%) Test Automation
4 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) Bash Shell
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C
4 1 (12.50%) Embedded C++
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (12.50%) Firmware
1 1 (12.50%) Squid
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft