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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 50 57 23
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -34
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 12 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.00% 1.85% 9.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 3.36% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 10 12 46
Average salary £34,750 £27,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.36% -21.42%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,850 £27,050 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £35,000 £51,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
242 357 344
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 48.50% 55.18% 64.54%
Number of salaries quoted 197 322 311
Average salary £35,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.42% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 6 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 6 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 +13 9 £32,000 +16.36%
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 6 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 13 (54.17%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 10 (41.67%) Linux
4 8 (33.33%) Windows
4 8 (33.33%) C
5 7 (29.17%) Games
5 7 (29.17%) Perl
5 7 (29.17%) Python
6 6 (25.00%) XML
6 6 (25.00%) PHP
6 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 6 (25.00%) HTML
6 6 (25.00%) Subversion
6 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
6 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
7 5 (20.83%) Game Development
7 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
7 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Load Testing
7 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
7 5 (20.83%) .NET
7 5 (20.83%) UNIX
7 5 (20.83%) OOP
8 4 (16.67%) VLDB
8 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (16.67%) MySQL
8 4 (16.67%) Web Services
8 4 (16.67%) SOAP
8 4 (16.67%) VB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 6 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 1 (4.17%) MS Project
Communications & Networking
1 4 (16.67%) Unified Communications
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (16.67%) MySQL
1 4 (16.67%) VLDB
2 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (4.17%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (25.00%) Subversion
1 6 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 4 (16.67%) PHPUnit
3 1 (4.17%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (4.17%) LoadUI
3 1 (4.17%) JIRA
3 1 (4.17%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) JMeter
General
1 7 (29.17%) Games
2 4 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (4.17%) Finance
3 1 (4.17%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (25.00%) Developer
3 5 (20.83%) Tester
3 5 (20.83%) Software Development Engineer
3 5 (20.83%) Development Engineer
4 4 (16.67%) PHP Developer
4 4 (16.67%) Software Tester
4 4 (16.67%) PHP MySQL Developer
5 2 (8.33%) C++ Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Test Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) QA Tester
6 1 (4.17%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Technical Trainer
6 1 (4.17%) Project Manager
6 1 (4.17%) Trainer
6 1 (4.17%) Build Engineer
6 1 (4.17%) Performance Test Specialist
6 1 (4.17%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (4.17%) Release Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (25.00%) HTML
1 6 (25.00%) XML
2 5 (20.83%) .NET
3 4 (16.67%) SOAP
3 4 (16.67%) LAMP
3 4 (16.67%) Ajax
3 4 (16.67%) Web Services
3 4 (16.67%) REST
4 2 (8.33%) STL
5 1 (4.17%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.17%) Data Structures
2 1 (4.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (41.67%) Linux
2 8 (33.33%) Windows
3 5 (20.83%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) Test Automation
2 5 (20.83%) Game Development
2 5 (20.83%) OOP
2 5 (20.83%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (20.83%) Automated Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Performance Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Load Testing
2 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
3 4 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 4 (16.67%) Software Engineering
3 4 (16.67%) TDD
3 4 (16.67%) Regression Testing
3 4 (16.67%) MVC
3 4 (16.67%) Scrum
3 4 (16.67%) OO PHP
3 4 (16.67%) BDD
4 3 (12.50%) OO
5 2 (8.33%) Web Development
5 2 (8.33%) UML
5 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 13 (54.17%) Java
2 11 (45.83%) C#
3 8 (33.33%) C
4 7 (29.17%) Perl
4 7 (29.17%) Python
5 6 (25.00%) PHP
5 6 (25.00%) SQL
6 4 (16.67%) VB
6 4 (16.67%) VB.NET
6 4 (16.67%) Shell Script
6 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
7 3 (12.50%) JavaScript
8 1 (4.17%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 4 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (4.17%) QA
Systems Management
1 1 (4.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 2 (8.33%) Perforce
2 1 (4.17%) Oracle
2 1 (4.17%) HP
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