The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Liverpool region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 37 57 18
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -39
Permanent jobs citing C++ 14 8 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 3.52% 1.57% 10.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.83% 2.73% 17.70%
Number of salaries quoted 13 8 35
Average salary £32,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-24.70% +30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,300 £30,800 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £110,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
C++
Merseyside

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Liverpool region.

Programming Languages Category
Liverpool
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
205 293 226
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 51.51% 57.34% 60.43%
Number of salaries quoted 161 277 197
Average salary £36,500 £36,000 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.38% +10.67%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Liverpool region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Liverpool

C++
Salary Trend in Liverpool

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Liverpool region.

C++ Salary Trend in Liverpool

C++
Salary Histogram in Liverpool

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Liverpool region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Liverpool

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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 12 (48.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) C#
2 11 (44.00%) Linux
3 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 8 (32.00%) C
4 7 (28.00%) Perl
4 7 (28.00%) Python
5 6 (24.00%) XML
5 6 (24.00%) HTML
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
5 6 (24.00%) Games
5 6 (24.00%) Subversion
5 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
5 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
6 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Load Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
6 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
6 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (20.00%) UNIX
6 5 (20.00%) PHP
6 5 (20.00%) OOP
6 5 (20.00%) OO
6 5 (20.00%) Game Development
7 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (16.00%) PHPUnit
7 4 (16.00%) OO PHP
7 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
7 4 (16.00%) REST
7 4 (16.00%) BDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Liverpool 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.

Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.00%) VLDB
1 4 (16.00%) MySQL
2 2 (8.00%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (4.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (24.00%) Subversion
1 6 (24.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.00%) JIRA
3 1 (4.00%) JMeter
3 1 (4.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (4.00%) LoadUI
General
1 6 (24.00%) Games
2 4 (16.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.00%) Multimedia
3 1 (4.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Software Engineer
1 8 (32.00%) Developer
2 5 (20.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 5 (20.00%) Tester
2 5 (20.00%) Development Engineer
3 4 (16.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (16.00%) PHP Developer
3 4 (16.00%) Software Tester
3 4 (16.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior Developer
4 2 (8.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 1 (4.00%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Technical Trainer
5 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) QA Tester
5 1 (4.00%) Trainer
5 1 (4.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.00%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (4.00%) Automated Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (24.00%) XML
1 6 (24.00%) HTML
2 4 (16.00%) REST
2 4 (16.00%) SOAP
2 4 (16.00%) Web Services
2 4 (16.00%) .NET
2 4 (16.00%) LAMP
2 4 (16.00%) Ajax
3 3 (12.00%) STL
4 1 (4.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 11 (44.00%) Linux
2 8 (32.00%) Windows
3 5 (20.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (24.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (20.00%) Performance Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Load Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Test Scripting
2 5 (20.00%) Automated Testing
2 5 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.00%) OOP
2 5 (20.00%) OO
2 5 (20.00%) Game Development
3 4 (16.00%) OO PHP
3 4 (16.00%) BDD
3 4 (16.00%) Regression Testing
3 4 (16.00%) MVC
3 4 (16.00%) UML
3 4 (16.00%) TDD
3 4 (16.00%) Scrum
3 4 (16.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.00%) Unit Testing
4 3 (12.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (8.00%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) Java
2 11 (44.00%) C#
3 8 (32.00%) C
4 7 (28.00%) Perl
4 7 (28.00%) Python
5 6 (24.00%) SQL
6 5 (20.00%) PHP
7 4 (16.00%) Bash Shell
7 4 (16.00%) Shell Script
7 4 (16.00%) VB
7 4 (16.00%) VB.NET
8 3 (12.00%) JavaScript
9 1 (4.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.00%) Perforce
2 1 (4.00%) HP
2 1 (4.00%) Oracle