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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 50 53 52
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 20 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.20% 3.36% 2.56%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.03% 5.04% 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 14
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £27,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% +29.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,750 £40,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
273 397 335
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 54.49% 66.72% 61.36%
Number of salaries quoted 229 355 295
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £29,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 27 February 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 27 February 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 +2 11 £32,500 -7.14% 2
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 February 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 23 (67.65%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) Windows
2 16 (47.06%) Linux
3 15 (44.12%) Java
4 13 (38.24%) HTML
5 12 (35.29%) SQL
5 12 (35.29%) .NET
5 12 (35.29%) Automated Testing
6 11 (32.35%) QA
6 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
8 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
9 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
9 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
9 8 (23.53%) OO
9 8 (23.53%) Web Services
10 7 (20.59%) UML
10 7 (20.59%) C
10 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
10 7 (20.59%) Degree
11 6 (17.65%) HTML5
11 6 (17.65%) CSS
12 5 (14.71%) VB
12 5 (14.71%) XML
12 5 (14.71%) UNIX
12 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
13 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
13 4 (11.76%) Load Testing
13 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
13 4 (11.76%) CSS3

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 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.

Application Platforms
1 2 (5.88%) Node.js
2 1 (2.94%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.94%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (23.53%) SQL Server
2 4 (11.76%) VLDB
3 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (11.76%) Subversion
2 2 (5.88%) Jasmine
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.94%) Git (software)
General
1 4 (11.76%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Games
3 2 (5.88%) Banking
3 2 (5.88%) Investment Banking
4 1 (2.94%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 16 (47.06%) Developer
2 9 (26.47%) Tester
2 9 (26.47%) C++ Developer
3 5 (14.71%) .NET Developer
3 5 (14.71%) Automation Tester
4 4 (11.76%) C# .NET Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Software Tester
4 4 (11.76%) C# Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior C++ Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) QA Test Analyst
5 3 (8.82%) QA Analyst
6 2 (5.88%) Software Manager
6 2 (5.88%) Software Engineer
7 1 (2.94%) Software Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Trainer
7 1 (2.94%) Engineering Manager
7 1 (2.94%) Technical Trainer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (38.24%) HTML
2 12 (35.29%) .NET
3 8 (23.53%) Web Services
4 6 (17.65%) CSS
4 6 (17.65%) HTML5
5 5 (14.71%) XML
6 4 (11.76%) STL
6 4 (11.76%) CSS3
7 3 (8.82%) ASP.NET
7 3 (8.82%) jQuery
8 2 (5.88%) Mason
8 2 (5.88%) Qt
8 2 (5.88%) MSMQ
8 2 (5.88%) JMS
8 2 (5.88%) Middleware
8 2 (5.88%) WebSockets
8 2 (5.88%) Backbone.js
8 2 (5.88%) KnockoutJS
8 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
9 1 (2.94%) ServiceStack
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.71%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.88%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.94%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (2.94%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (47.06%) Windows
1 16 (47.06%) Linux
2 5 (14.71%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (35.29%) Automated Testing
2 11 (32.35%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (26.47%) Multithreading
4 8 (23.53%) Manual Testing
4 8 (23.53%) OO
5 7 (20.59%) UML
5 7 (20.59%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.76%) Regression Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Performance Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Load Testing
6 4 (11.76%) Test Scripting
6 4 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (5.88%) OOP
7 2 (5.88%) TDD
7 2 (5.88%) Pair Programming
7 2 (5.88%) Kanban
8 1 (2.94%) Game Development
8 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (2.94%) Line Management
8 1 (2.94%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 23 (67.65%) C#
2 15 (44.12%) Java
3 12 (35.29%) SQL
4 10 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.59%) C
6 5 (14.71%) VB
7 4 (11.76%) VB.NET
7 4 (11.76%) Shell Script
8 3 (8.82%) Python
9 2 (5.88%) Perl
9 2 (5.88%) PowerShell
9 2 (5.88%) TypeScript
10 1 (2.94%) PHP
10 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (20.59%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (32.35%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.94%) Perforce
2 1 (2.94%) Oracle
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