The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 48 51 31
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 7 20 40
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.44% 3.13% 6.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.90% 5.62% 10.53%
Number of salaries quoted 7 20 38
Average salary £40,000 £27,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -26.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,400 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £35,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
C++
North West

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

Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
241 356 380
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.49% 55.71% 61.59%
Number of salaries quoted 197 314 350
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £49,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

C++
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

C++ Salary Trend in Merseyside

C++
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Merseyside

C++
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 31 July 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool 0 6 £41,250 +50.00% 1
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
2 7 (35.00%) Games
3 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
3 6 (30.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) Python
4 5 (25.00%) OOP
4 5 (25.00%) C
4 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
4 5 (25.00%) Degree
4 5 (25.00%) Subversion
4 5 (25.00%) Game Development
5 4 (20.00%) OO PHP
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (20.00%) PHPUnit
5 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
5 4 (20.00%) REST
5 4 (20.00%) BDD
5 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
5 4 (20.00%) LAMP
5 4 (20.00%) Scrum
5 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 4 (20.00%) Ajax
5 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
5 4 (20.00%) MySQL
5 4 (20.00%) SOAP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the Merseyside 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.

Applications
1 2 (10.00%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (20.00%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) VLDB
2 1 (5.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (25.00%) Subversion
1 5 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (20.00%) PHPUnit
3 1 (5.00%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (5.00%) LoadUI
3 1 (5.00%) JIRA
3 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (5.00%) LoadRunner
3 1 (5.00%) JMeter
General
1 7 (35.00%) Games
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Developer
2 5 (25.00%) Software Development Engineer
2 5 (25.00%) Development Engineer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP MySQL Developer
3 4 (20.00%) PHP Developer
4 2 (10.00%) Project Manager
4 2 (10.00%) Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) Build Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Performance Test Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) Java Software Developer
5 1 (5.00%) C++/Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Technical Trainer
5 1 (5.00%) Software Tester
5 1 (5.00%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (5.00%) Test Specialist
5 1 (5.00%) QA Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (20.00%) SOAP
1 4 (20.00%) Web Services
1 4 (20.00%) LAMP
1 4 (20.00%) Ajax
1 4 (20.00%) REST
2 3 (15.00%) XML
2 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 3 (15.00%) .NET
3 1 (5.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Data Structures
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 4 (20.00%) Windows
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
1 6 (30.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (25.00%) Game Development
2 5 (25.00%) OOP
3 4 (20.00%) TDD
3 4 (20.00%) MVC
3 4 (20.00%) Scrum
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineering
3 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
3 4 (20.00%) OO PHP
3 4 (20.00%) BDD
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
4 2 (10.00%) Test Scripting
4 2 (10.00%) Web Development
4 2 (10.00%) Performance Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Load Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Automated Testing
4 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (5.00%) Regression Testing
5 1 (5.00%) OO
Programming Languages
1 12 (60.00%) Java
2 7 (35.00%) C#
2 7 (35.00%) PHP
3 6 (30.00%) Python
3 6 (30.00%) Perl
4 5 (25.00%) C
5 4 (20.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (15.00%) JavaScript
6 3 (15.00%) SQL
7 1 (5.00%) VB
7 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
7 1 (5.00%) Shell Script
7 1 (5.00%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.00%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (5.00%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) HP
1 1 (5.00%) Perforce
Liverpool, Merseyside
techfolk Ltd
Salary: Competitive joining salary + equity + relocation
Posted: 4 days ago
Prescot
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago