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 16 April 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
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 54 37 25
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 24 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.80% 4.79% 8.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.46% 7.89% 15.32%
Number of salaries quoted 18 22 36
Average salary £40,000 £27,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+48.14% -32.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £26,500 £33,750
10% offered a salary of more than £80,250 £37,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Programming Languages Category
Merseyside
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
426 304 385
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 62.83% 60.68% 58.42%
Number of salaries quoted 390 266 338
Average salary £36,500 £32,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.30% -10.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
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 16 April 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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Liverpool -22 18 £40,000 +49.53% 1
Wirral - 1 - -
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 27 (84.38%) QA
2 26 (81.25%) Linux
3 23 (71.88%) Windows
3 23 (71.88%) C#
4 19 (59.38%) Java
5 17 (53.13%) Selenium
5 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
5 17 (53.13%) Open Source
5 17 (53.13%) Cucumber
5 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
5 17 (53.13%) SoapUI
5 17 (53.13%) Test Strategy
5 17 (53.13%) Gherkin
6 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
7 10 (31.25%) PHP
7 10 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
7 10 (31.25%) Qt
8 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
8 7 (21.88%) MySQL
9 6 (18.75%) Perl
9 6 (18.75%) Internet
9 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
9 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
9 6 (18.75%) WebKit
10 5 (15.63%) jQuery
10 5 (15.63%) OO
10 5 (15.63%) HTML
11 4 (12.50%) STL
11 4 (12.50%) Web Services
11 4 (12.50%) XML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 (3.13%) Apache Pig
Communications & Networking
1 6 (18.75%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 10 (31.25%) PostgreSQL
3 7 (21.88%) MySQL
4 2 (6.25%) Relational Database
5 1 (3.13%) Big Data
5 1 (3.13%) Hadoop
5 1 (3.13%) Apache Hive
5 1 (3.13%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 17 (53.13%) Selenium
1 17 (53.13%) Cucumber
1 17 (53.13%) SoapUI
2 4 (12.50%) Git (software)
2 4 (12.50%) Subversion
3 1 (3.13%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (9.38%) Finance
2 1 (3.13%) Games
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) QA Automation Engineer
1 17 (53.13%) Automation Engineer
1 17 (53.13%) QA Engineer
2 16 (50.00%) Test Engineer
3 12 (37.50%) Developer
4 10 (31.25%) C++ Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Trainer
7 1 (3.13%) Hadoop Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior
7 1 (3.13%) Software Engineer
7 1 (3.13%) Junior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Software Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Head of Development
7 1 (3.13%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Programmer
7 1 (3.13%) Quality Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (53.13%) Gherkin
2 10 (31.25%) Qt
3 6 (18.75%) WebKit
4 5 (15.63%) jQuery
4 5 (15.63%) HTML
5 4 (12.50%) STL
5 4 (12.50%) Web Services
5 4 (12.50%) XML
5 4 (12.50%) XML Messaging
5 4 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (3.13%) MapReduce
6 1 (3.13%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 17 (53.13%) Open Source
2 6 (18.75%) Client/Server
3 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 26 (81.25%) Linux
2 23 (71.88%) Windows
3 2 (6.25%) UNIX
4 1 (3.13%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Test Automation
1 17 (53.13%) Software Testing
1 17 (53.13%) Test Strategy
2 6 (18.75%) Service Delivery
3 5 (15.63%) OO
4 4 (12.50%) UML
4 4 (12.50%) Multithreading
4 4 (12.50%) Software Engineering
5 3 (9.38%) Analytics
6 2 (6.25%) Project Management
6 2 (6.25%) SOA
7 1 (3.13%) Data Analytics
7 1 (3.13%) Systems Analysis
7 1 (3.13%) Data Modelling
7 1 (3.13%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 23 (71.88%) C#
2 19 (59.38%) Java
3 10 (31.25%) PHP
4 7 (21.88%) JavaScript
5 6 (18.75%) Perl
6 3 (9.38%) C
6 3 (9.38%) Python
7 1 (3.13%) SQL
7 1 (3.13%) VB
7 1 (3.13%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 1 (3.13%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 27 (84.38%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (6.25%) Twitter
2 1 (3.13%) Oracle
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