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 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 14 22 32
Rank change year-on-year
+8 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 12 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 9.90% 9.52% 3.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.33% 13.33% 5.85%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 6
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
75 90 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 74.26% 71.43% 54.98%
Number of salaries quoted 35 70 93
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £45,000 £45,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 19 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Belfast

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 15 (57.69%) C
2 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (46.15%) Degree
4 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
4 10 (38.46%) C#
5 8 (30.77%) Java
5 8 (30.77%) OO
5 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
6 7 (26.92%) HTML
6 7 (26.92%) Web Services
6 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
6 7 (26.92%) Linux
7 6 (23.08%) Windows
7 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 6 (23.08%) Oracle
7 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
7 6 (23.08%) UML
7 6 (23.08%) SOA
7 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
7 6 (23.08%) Network Management
7 6 (23.08%) .NET
7 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
7 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
8 5 (19.23%) jQuery
8 5 (19.23%) Rational Rose
8 5 (19.23%) NUnit
8 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
8 5 (19.23%) MSTest
8 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (19.23%) IIS
2 1 (3.85%) JBoss
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint
2 1 (3.85%) Mule
2 1 (3.85%) SharePoint 2010
2 1 (3.85%) Node.js
Business Applications
1 1 (3.85%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.85%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 5 (19.23%) SMTP
1 5 (19.23%) HTTP
1 5 (19.23%) TCP/IP
1 5 (19.23%) Internet
2 3 (11.54%) MGCP
2 3 (11.54%) RTP
2 3 (11.54%) SNMP
2 3 (11.54%) VoIP
2 3 (11.54%) Softswitch
3 2 (7.69%) POP3
3 2 (7.69%) CDMA
3 2 (7.69%) GPRS
3 2 (7.69%) GSM
3 2 (7.69%) VPN
3 2 (7.69%) Firewall
3 2 (7.69%) VLAN
3 2 (7.69%) IMAP
3 2 (7.69%) GGSN
3 2 (7.69%) SGSN
4 1 (3.85%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (23.08%) SQL Server
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (19.23%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 6 (23.08%) Visual Studio
2 5 (19.23%) Rational Rose
2 5 (19.23%) NUnit
2 5 (19.23%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (19.23%) MSTest
3 1 (3.85%) Qt Creator
3 1 (3.85%) JIRA
3 1 (3.85%) Talend Open Studio
General
1 6 (23.08%) Manufacturing
2 4 (15.38%) Banking
2 4 (15.38%) Telecoms
3 1 (3.85%) Investment Banking
3 1 (3.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 8 (30.77%) Developer
2 7 (26.92%) Software Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Software Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Senior Developer
3 6 (23.08%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
3 6 (23.08%) Real Time Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Deployment Engineer
4 3 (11.54%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
5 2 (7.69%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.85%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.85%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (26.92%) HTML
1 7 (26.92%) Web Services
2 6 (23.08%) .NET
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET
3 5 (19.23%) COM+
3 5 (19.23%) XML
3 5 (19.23%) XSLT
3 5 (19.23%) Ajax
3 5 (19.23%) .NET Framework
3 5 (19.23%) JSON
3 5 (19.23%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (19.23%) jQuery
4 2 (7.69%) Qt
4 2 (7.69%) MAPI
5 1 (3.85%) Middleware
5 1 (3.85%) SOAP
5 1 (3.85%) iOS SDK
5 1 (3.85%) REST
5 1 (3.85%) Android SDK
5 1 (3.85%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (30.77%) Computer Science
2 3 (11.54%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.85%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 7 (26.92%) Linux
2 6 (23.08%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Solaris
3 5 (19.23%) Windows 7
3 5 (19.23%) UNIX
4 1 (3.85%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.85%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (53.85%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (38.46%) Software Engineering
3 8 (30.77%) OO
4 6 (23.08%) UML
4 6 (23.08%) SOA
4 6 (23.08%) Unit Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Integration Testing
4 6 (23.08%) Network Management
5 5 (19.23%) Use Case
5 5 (19.23%) Web Development
5 5 (19.23%) MVC
5 5 (19.23%) OOP
6 3 (11.54%) Product Management
7 2 (7.69%) Load Balancing
8 1 (3.85%) Algorithmic Trading
8 1 (3.85%) Continuous Integration
8 1 (3.85%) Electronic Trading
8 1 (3.85%) BPMN
8 1 (3.85%) Test Automation
8 1 (3.85%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (57.69%) C
2 10 (38.46%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) Java
4 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
5 5 (19.23%) Perl
5 5 (19.23%) SQL
6 1 (3.85%) Python
6 1 (3.85%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 12 (46.15%) Degree
2 5 (19.23%) MCAD
2 5 (19.23%) MCSD
2 5 (19.23%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.85%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (26.92%) Microsoft
2 6 (23.08%) Oracle
3 5 (19.23%) Northgate
4 3 (11.54%) Sun
5 1 (3.85%) TIBCO
5 1 (3.85%) webMethods
5 1 (3.85%) Talend
5 1 (3.85%) IBM
Belfast
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 12 days ago
London & Belfast
PWC
Salary: Competitive plus benefits
Posted: 23 days ago