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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 44 47 41
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 13 19 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 2.99% 3.36% 3.35%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 5.14% 5.58%
Number of salaries quoted 11 19 13
Average salary £32,000 £40,000 £26,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% +50.94%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
227 370 233
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Liverpool 52.18% 65.37% 60.05%
Number of salaries quoted 184 339 213
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £32,528
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +12.21%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 31 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Liverpool

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Liverpool

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 21 (70.00%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 15 (50.00%) Linux
4 12 (40.00%) Automated Testing
5 10 (33.33%) QA
6 9 (30.00%) HTML
7 8 (26.67%) SQL
7 8 (26.67%) .NET
7 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
7 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
8 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
8 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
9 6 (20.00%) OO
9 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
10 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
10 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Load Testing
10 5 (16.67%) Python
10 5 (16.67%) UML
10 5 (16.67%) UNIX
10 5 (16.67%) C
11 4 (13.33%) Games
11 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
11 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
11 4 (13.33%) VB
11 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
11 4 (13.33%) Web Services
11 4 (13.33%) XML
11 4 (13.33%) VLDB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Liverpool by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (6.67%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 1 (3.33%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (26.67%) SQL Server
2 4 (13.33%) VLDB
3 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (3.33%) Relational Database
4 1 (3.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Subversion
2 2 (6.67%) Git (software)
2 2 (6.67%) Jasmine
3 1 (3.33%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (3.33%) LoadUI
3 1 (3.33%) PHPUnit
3 1 (3.33%) JIRA
3 1 (3.33%) Visual Studio
3 1 (3.33%) LoadRunner
3 1 (3.33%) JMeter
General
1 4 (13.33%) Games
2 3 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (6.67%) Banking
3 2 (6.67%) Investment Banking
4 1 (3.33%) Multimedia
4 1 (3.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (36.67%) Developer
2 9 (30.00%) Tester
3 5 (16.67%) C++ Developer
3 5 (16.67%) Automation Tester
4 4 (13.33%) Software Tester
5 3 (10.00%) .NET Developer
5 3 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.00%) Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior Developer
5 3 (10.00%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (10.00%) Senior C++ Developer
5 3 (10.00%) QA Analyst
6 2 (6.67%) Development Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.67%) Software Development Engineer
6 2 (6.67%) C# Developer
7 1 (3.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.33%) Test Specialist
7 1 (3.33%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (30.00%) HTML
2 8 (26.67%) .NET
3 4 (13.33%) Web Services
3 4 (13.33%) XML
3 4 (13.33%) HTML5
4 3 (10.00%) STL
4 3 (10.00%) CSS
5 2 (6.67%) ASP.NET
5 2 (6.67%) MSMQ
5 2 (6.67%) JMS
5 2 (6.67%) Middleware
5 2 (6.67%) jQuery
5 2 (6.67%) Mason
5 2 (6.67%) CSS3
5 2 (6.67%) WebSockets
5 2 (6.67%) Backbone.js
5 2 (6.67%) KnockoutJS
5 2 (6.67%) AngularJS
6 1 (3.33%) Qt
6 1 (3.33%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 2 (6.67%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
1 2 (6.67%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.33%) Open Source
2 1 (3.33%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.33%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.33%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 15 (50.00%) Windows
1 15 (50.00%) Linux
2 5 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (40.00%) Automated Testing
2 8 (26.67%) Manual Testing
3 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (20.00%) OO
4 6 (20.00%) Multithreading
5 5 (16.67%) Test Scripting
5 5 (16.67%) UML
5 5 (16.67%) Performance Testing
5 5 (16.67%) Load Testing
6 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
6 4 (13.33%) Regression Testing
7 3 (10.00%) TDD
7 3 (10.00%) OOP
7 3 (10.00%) Scrum
7 3 (10.00%) Game Development
8 2 (6.67%) Pair Programming
8 2 (6.67%) MVC
8 2 (6.67%) Kanban
8 2 (6.67%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 21 (70.00%) C#
2 17 (56.67%) Java
3 8 (26.67%) SQL
4 7 (23.33%) JavaScript
5 5 (16.67%) Python
5 5 (16.67%) C
6 4 (13.33%) VB
6 4 (13.33%) VB.NET
6 4 (13.33%) Shell Script
7 3 (10.00%) Perl
8 2 (6.67%) PowerShell
8 2 (6.67%) TypeScript
9 1 (3.33%) Bash Shell
9 1 (3.33%) PHP
Qualifications
1 2 (6.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (33.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (6.67%) TIBCO
2 1 (3.33%) Perforce
2 1 (3.33%) Oracle
2 1 (3.33%) HP