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 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 28 21 11
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 4 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.08% 4.40% 13.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.74% 5.48% 20.41%
Number of salaries quoted 4 1 10
Median salary £45,000 £32,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+38.46% -27.77%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
107 73 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.73% 80.22% 67.12%
Number of salaries quoted 85 54 27
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £33,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 January 2017.

C++ Salary Histogram in Belfast

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 24 January 2017, 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%) Linux
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Degree
3 4 (50.00%) Java
3 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Python
4 3 (37.50%) C
4 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
4 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
4 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
4 3 (37.50%) LabVIEW
4 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
4 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
4 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) User Stories
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
5 2 (25.00%) XML
6 1 (12.50%) XSLT
6 1 (12.50%) Windows
6 1 (12.50%) HTML
6 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
6 1 (12.50%) ERP
6 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%) CMS
1 1 (12.50%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
1 3 (37.50%) TCP/IP
1 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (37.50%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (37.50%) Manufacturing
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) C/C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Software Engineer
1 3 (37.50%) Test Automation Specialist
1 3 (37.50%) Test Scripter
1 3 (37.50%) Test Specialist
2 2 (25.00%) Developer
2 2 (25.00%) Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
3 1 (12.50%) C++/Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Developer
3 1 (12.50%) Java Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
3 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
3 1 (12.50%) HTML
3 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
3 1 (12.50%) WinForms
3 1 (12.50%) WPF
3 1 (12.50%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (37.50%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (87.50%) Linux
2 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (37.50%) TDD
2 3 (37.50%) Test Automation
2 3 (37.50%) Test Strategy
2 3 (37.50%) User Stories
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Content Management
3 1 (12.50%) ERP
3 1 (12.50%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 4 (50.00%) Java
2 3 (37.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
2 3 (37.50%) Python
3 2 (25.00%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (75.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft