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 3 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
3 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 25 19 16
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 5 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 2.13% 5.75% 8.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.85% 7.46% 10.84%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 8
Median salary £45,000 £27,750 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+62.16% -28.38%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
78 67 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Belfast 55.32% 77.01% 77.57%
Number of salaries quoted 49 52 33
Median salary £43,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £46,750 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 3 December 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%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) Linux
3 5 (62.50%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Degree
4 3 (37.50%) Wi-Fi
4 3 (37.50%) Wireless
4 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
4 3 (37.50%) .NET
4 3 (37.50%) Bluetooth
4 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
5 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
5 2 (25.00%) OO
5 2 (25.00%) Python
5 2 (25.00%) Java
5 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
5 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
5 2 (25.00%) LabVIEW
5 2 (25.00%) Electronics
5 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 2 (25.00%) TDD
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
5 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
5 2 (25.00%) User Stories
5 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
5 2 (25.00%) SDLC
6 1 (12.50%) iPhone
6 1 (12.50%) VB6

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%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (37.50%) Wireless
2 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) MySQL
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (37.50%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Manufacturing
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
3 2 (25.00%) Test Automation Specialist
3 2 (25.00%) Test Scripter
3 2 (25.00%) Test Specialist
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Developer
4 1 (12.50%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Developer
4 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) .NET Framework
2 1 (12.50%) ASP.NET
2 1 (12.50%) Silverlight
2 1 (12.50%) WinForms
2 1 (12.50%) WPF
2 1 (12.50%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 6 (75.00%) Linux
2 2 (25.00%) VxWorks
3 1 (12.50%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Delivery
2 2 (25.00%) Continuous Integration
2 2 (25.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Requirements Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) SDLC
2 2 (25.00%) TDD
2 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (25.00%) Test Strategy
2 2 (25.00%) 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 5 (62.50%) C
2 3 (37.50%) MATLAB
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) Python
4 1 (12.50%) Objective-C
4 1 (12.50%) Perl
4 1 (12.50%) PHP
4 1 (12.50%) VB
4 1 (12.50%) VB6
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Microsoft