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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 14 22 6
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 7 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 11.22% 4.73% 20.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.15% 7.53% 33.33%
Number of salaries quoted 7 7 27
Average salary £42,500 £50,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.00% +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £58,500
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
52 93 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 53.06% 62.84% 62.18%
Number of salaries quoted 41 66 105
Average salary £30,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 17 April 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Belfast

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 17 (77.27%) Degree
2 14 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
3 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (54.55%) C
4 11 (50.00%) Java
5 10 (45.45%) Manufacturing
5 10 (45.45%) Network Management
6 7 (31.82%) Linux
7 5 (22.73%) Python
7 5 (22.73%) Perl
7 5 (22.73%) SQL
7 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
8 4 (18.18%) UNIX
8 4 (18.18%) Solaris
9 3 (13.64%) Internet
9 3 (13.64%) MGCP
9 3 (13.64%) RTP
9 3 (13.64%) VoIP
9 3 (13.64%) SMTP
9 3 (13.64%) HTTP
9 3 (13.64%) SNMP
9 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
9 3 (13.64%) Sun
9 3 (13.64%) Finance
9 3 (13.64%) Analytics
9 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
9 3 (13.64%) Product Management
9 3 (13.64%) Softswitch
10 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (4.55%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (4.55%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Communications & Networking
1 3 (13.64%) VoIP
1 3 (13.64%) SMTP
1 3 (13.64%) HTTP
1 3 (13.64%) SNMP
1 3 (13.64%) TCP/IP
1 3 (13.64%) Internet
1 3 (13.64%) MGCP
1 3 (13.64%) RTP
1 3 (13.64%) Softswitch
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.64%) Relational Database
2 2 (9.09%) QlikView
3 1 (4.55%) Hadoop
3 1 (4.55%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (4.55%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (4.55%) Selenium
1 1 (4.55%) Cucumber
General
1 10 (45.45%) Manufacturing
2 5 (22.73%) Telecoms
3 3 (13.64%) Finance
4 2 (9.09%) Retail
4 2 (9.09%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (45.45%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 10 (45.45%) Real Time Engineer
2 4 (18.18%) Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Web Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Developer
3 3 (13.64%) Consultant
3 3 (13.64%) Deployment Engineer
3 3 (13.64%) Java Web Developer
4 1 (4.55%) DSP Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Java Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Data Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Test Automation Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Automation Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Data Analytics Consultant
4 1 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (4.55%) Test Specialist
4 1 (4.55%) Web Applications Developer
4 1 (4.55%) Graduate Software Developer
4 1 (4.55%) DSP Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (9.09%) HTML
2 1 (4.55%) .NET
2 1 (4.55%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 14 (63.64%) Computer Science
2 2 (9.09%) Data Extraction
2 2 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 2 (9.09%) Management Information System
2 2 (9.09%) Economics
2 2 (9.09%) Social Media
2 2 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.09%) Algorithms
3 1 (4.55%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 7 (31.82%) Linux
2 4 (18.18%) UNIX
2 4 (18.18%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (63.64%) Software Engineering
2 12 (54.55%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (45.45%) Network Management
4 3 (13.64%) Product Management
4 3 (13.64%) Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Customer Analytics
5 2 (9.09%) Demand Forecasting
5 2 (9.09%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.09%) Test Strategy
5 2 (9.09%) Data Analysis
5 2 (9.09%) OO
5 2 (9.09%) Operations Research
6 1 (4.55%) Web Development
6 1 (4.55%) User Acceptance Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Stress Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Security Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Unit Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Integration Testing
6 1 (4.55%) Test Management
6 1 (4.55%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 12 (54.55%) C
2 11 (50.00%) Java
3 5 (22.73%) Perl
3 5 (22.73%) SQL
3 5 (22.73%) Python
4 2 (9.09%) Ruby
4 2 (9.09%) VBA
4 2 (9.09%) JavaScript
4 2 (9.09%) C#
5 1 (4.55%) PHP
5 1 (4.55%) R
Qualifications
1 17 (77.27%) Degree
2 2 (9.09%) CIMA
2 2 (9.09%) MBA
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB
3 1 (4.55%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (4.55%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.55%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (4.55%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (13.64%) Sun
2 2 (9.09%) Tableau
3 1 (4.55%) SAP
3 1 (4.55%) HP
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