The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Merseyside region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 49 28 46
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 42 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.09% 6.90% 4.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.56% 11.20% 7.67%
Number of salaries quoted 20 39 29
Average salary £27,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £55,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
360 375 417
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.56% 61.58% 62.61%
Number of salaries quoted 318 342 398
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
North West

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -15 20 £27,500 -26.66% 3
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 24 (70.59%) Linux
2 16 (47.06%) PHP
3 15 (44.12%) C#
3 15 (44.12%) PostgreSQL
4 13 (38.24%) STL
5 12 (35.29%) Java
5 12 (35.29%) Windows
6 10 (29.41%) QA
6 10 (29.41%) Selenium
6 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
6 10 (29.41%) Cucumber
6 10 (29.41%) SoapUI
6 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
7 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
8 8 (23.53%) Games
8 8 (23.53%) Qt
9 7 (20.59%) JIRA
10 6 (17.65%) OO
11 5 (14.71%) SOAP
11 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
11 5 (14.71%) Perl
11 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
11 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
11 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
11 5 (14.71%) Online Games
11 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
11 5 (14.71%) Open Source
11 5 (14.71%) Gherkin
12 4 (11.76%) HTML
12 4 (11.76%) UML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.94%) Node.js
1 1 (2.94%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.88%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (44.12%) PostgreSQL
2 9 (26.47%) SQL Server
3 3 (8.82%) MySQL
4 2 (5.88%) Relational Database
5 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
5 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
5 1 (2.94%) Apache Hive
5 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 10 (29.41%) Selenium
1 10 (29.41%) Cucumber
1 10 (29.41%) SoapUI
2 7 (20.59%) JIRA
3 5 (14.71%) WebDriver
3 5 (14.71%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.82%) Subversion
5 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 8 (23.53%) Games
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Online Betting
4 1 (2.94%) Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (52.94%) Developer
2 16 (47.06%) C++ Developer
3 8 (23.53%) PHP Developer
4 5 (14.71%) QA Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Tester
4 5 (14.71%) Automation Tester
5 4 (11.76%) QA Automation Engineer
5 4 (11.76%) Automation Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Senior C++ Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Test Engineer
7 2 (5.88%) Programmer
7 2 (5.88%) Trainer
7 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) Hadoop Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Junior
8 1 (2.94%) Quality Engineer
8 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET Developer
8 1 (2.94%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) STL
2 8 (23.53%) Qt
3 5 (14.71%) Gherkin
3 5 (14.71%) SOAP
4 4 (11.76%) HTML
4 4 (11.76%) XML
5 3 (8.82%) XML Messaging
5 3 (8.82%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 3 (8.82%) Web Services
6 2 (5.88%) WebKit
6 2 (5.88%) QML
6 2 (5.88%) jQuery
6 2 (5.88%) .NET
7 1 (2.94%) MFC
7 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
7 1 (2.94%) CSS
7 1 (2.94%) Mason
7 1 (2.94%) HTML5
7 1 (2.94%) WebSockets
7 1 (2.94%) MapReduce
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Online Games
1 5 (14.71%) Open Source
2 3 (8.82%) Client/Server
3 2 (5.88%) Mobile App
3 2 (5.88%) Enterprise Software
4 1 (2.94%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (2.94%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 24 (70.59%) Linux
2 12 (35.29%) Windows
3 2 (5.88%) UNIX
4 1 (2.94%) Android
4 1 (2.94%) Windows 7
4 1 (2.94%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (29.41%) Test Automation
1 10 (29.41%) Test Strategy
2 6 (17.65%) OO
3 5 (14.71%) Software Engineering
3 5 (14.71%) Software Testing
4 4 (11.76%) UML
5 3 (8.82%) Multithreading
5 3 (8.82%) Analytics
6 2 (5.88%) SOA
6 2 (5.88%) Project Management
6 2 (5.88%) Service Delivery
6 2 (5.88%) MVC
7 1 (2.94%) Data Management
7 1 (2.94%) OOP
7 1 (2.94%) Data Modelling
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analytics
7 1 (2.94%) Web Development
7 1 (2.94%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 16 (47.06%) PHP
2 15 (44.12%) C#
3 12 (35.29%) Java
4 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
4 5 (14.71%) Perl
5 3 (8.82%) SQL
5 3 (8.82%) C
5 3 (8.82%) Python
6 1 (2.94%) VB
6 1 (2.94%) VB.NET
6 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (29.41%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) Twitter
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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