The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Merseyside region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 56 55 45
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 3 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 1.85% 0.66% 3.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.75% 1.44% 6.73%
Number of salaries quoted 11 3 23
Median salary £36,000 £37,500 £27,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-4.00% +36.36%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
293 208 342
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 49.33% 45.81% 54.98%
Number of salaries quoted 238 161 299
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Merseyside

The demand trend of job ads across the Merseyside region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 24 August 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Merseyside

C++
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 24 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -8 10 £36,750 -2.00%
Bootle - 1 £28,500 -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 24 August 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Merseyside region with a requirement for C++.

1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 11 (64.71%) Python
3 9 (52.94%) C#
3 9 (52.94%) SQL
4 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 8 (47.06%) Windows
4 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
5 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
5 7 (41.18%) Perl
5 7 (41.18%) Subversion
6 6 (35.29%) JSON
6 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
6 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
6 6 (35.29%) Debian
6 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
6 6 (35.29%) PHP
6 6 (35.29%) XML
6 6 (35.29%) Apache
6 6 (35.29%) Nagios
6 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
6 6 (35.29%) Cacti
6 6 (35.29%) Munin
6 6 (35.29%) nginx
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
6 6 (35.29%) CentOS
6 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 6 (35.29%) Varnish
6 6 (35.29%) Puppet
6 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
6 6 (35.29%) AngularJS

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 6 (35.29%) Apache
1 6 (35.29%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (5.88%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (23.53%) TCP/IP
1 4 (23.53%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (11.76%) 802.11
2 2 (11.76%) Internet
2 2 (11.76%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (11.76%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (35.29%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (5.88%) DB2
Development Applications
1 7 (41.18%) Git (software)
1 7 (41.18%) Subversion
2 6 (35.29%) Jenkins
General
1 3 (17.65%) Games
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
2 1 (5.88%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) Applications Support
1 6 (35.29%) Linux Administrator
1 6 (35.29%) Linux Support
1 6 (35.29%) Windows Administrator
2 4 (23.53%) Developer
3 3 (17.65%) C++ Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Linux Engineer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Developer
4 2 (11.76%) Software Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) Automation Test Lead
5 1 (5.88%) Build and Configuration Engineer
5 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (5.88%) C/C++ Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) AngularJS
1 6 (35.29%) JSON
1 6 (35.29%) LAPP Stack
1 6 (35.29%) XML
2 2 (11.76%) 802.1X
2 2 (11.76%) STL
3 1 (5.88%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (23.53%) Device Driver
2 2 (11.76%) Client/Server
2 2 (11.76%) Computer Science
2 2 (11.76%) Cybercrime
Operating Systems
1 13 (76.47%) Linux
2 8 (47.06%) Windows
3 6 (35.29%) CentOS
3 6 (35.29%) Debian
3 6 (35.29%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2008
3 6 (35.29%) Windows Server 2012
4 2 (11.76%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (11.76%) OpenWrt
4 2 (11.76%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (35.29%) Configuration Management
1 6 (35.29%) Problem Management
2 3 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (17.65%) Cybersecurity
2 3 (17.65%) OO
3 2 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
3 2 (11.76%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (11.76%) Software Engineering
3 2 (11.76%) UML
4 1 (5.88%) Automated Testing
4 1 (5.88%) Build Automation
4 1 (5.88%) Data Protection
4 1 (5.88%) ITIL
4 1 (5.88%) Office Automation
4 1 (5.88%) OOP
4 1 (5.88%) Open Source
4 1 (5.88%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Test Strategy
4 1 (5.88%) Validation
4 1 (5.88%) Web Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) Python
2 9 (52.94%) C#
2 9 (52.94%) SQL
3 8 (47.06%) Bash Shell
3 8 (47.06%) JavaScript
4 7 (41.18%) Perl
5 6 (35.29%) PHP
6 4 (23.53%) C
7 2 (11.76%) Embedded C
8 1 (5.88%) PL/SQL
8 1 (5.88%) PowerShell
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) QA
System Software
1 6 (35.29%) Varnish
2 2 (11.76%) Firmware
3 1 (5.88%) Hyper-V
3 1 (5.88%) Virtual Machines
3 1 (5.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (35.29%) Backup Exec
1 6 (35.29%) Cacti
1 6 (35.29%) Munin
1 6 (35.29%) Nagios
1 6 (35.29%) Opscode Chef
1 6 (35.29%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (5.88%) Cisco
1 1 (5.88%) Citrix
1 1 (5.88%) F5
1 1 (5.88%) HP
1 1 (5.88%) Oracle
1 1 (5.88%) Perforce
1 1 (5.88%) VMware