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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 50 57 61
Rank change year-on-year
+7 +4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 17 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.19% 2.93% 1.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 4.39% 2.79%
Number of salaries quoted 9 17 10
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £35,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £41,500 £40,000 £46,500
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
255 387 359
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 55.92% 66.72% 62.33%
Number of salaries quoted 211 358 316
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 £26,000 £28,450 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 28 January 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 28 January 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 +7 10 £40,000 +14.28% 3
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 25 (71.43%) C#
2 18 (51.43%) Linux
3 17 (48.57%) Windows
4 15 (42.86%) Java
5 13 (37.14%) SQL
6 12 (34.29%) .NET
6 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
7 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
7 11 (31.43%) QA
8 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
9 8 (22.86%) Web Services
9 8 (22.86%) OO
9 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
9 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
10 7 (20.00%) Degree
10 7 (20.00%) UML
10 7 (20.00%) C
11 6 (17.14%) CSS
11 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
11 6 (17.14%) HTML5
12 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
12 5 (14.29%) Games
13 4 (11.43%) Scrum
13 4 (11.43%) Subversion
13 4 (11.43%) VB
13 4 (11.43%) XML
13 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
13 4 (11.43%) STL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 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 (5.71%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) IIS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 3 (8.57%) VLDB
2 3 (8.57%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 4 (11.43%) Subversion
2 3 (8.57%) JIRA
3 2 (5.71%) Selenium
3 2 (5.71%) Git (software)
3 2 (5.71%) WebDriver
3 2 (5.71%) Cucumber
3 2 (5.71%) SoapUI
3 2 (5.71%) Jasmine
4 1 (2.86%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (14.29%) Games
2 3 (8.57%) Finance
3 2 (5.71%) Investment Banking
3 2 (5.71%) Banking
4 1 (2.86%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 17 (48.57%) Developer
2 10 (28.57%) Tester
2 10 (28.57%) C++ Developer
3 7 (20.00%) Automation Tester
4 5 (14.29%) .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (11.43%) C# Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior C++ Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Senior Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Software Tester
6 3 (8.57%) Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) QA Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) QA Test Analyst
6 3 (8.57%) Software Manager
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineering Manager
7 1 (2.86%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (2.86%) C Developer
7 1 (2.86%) Release Engineer
7 1 (2.86%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) HTML
1 12 (34.29%) .NET
2 8 (22.86%) Web Services
3 6 (17.14%) CSS
3 6 (17.14%) HTML5
4 4 (11.43%) CSS3
4 4 (11.43%) STL
4 4 (11.43%) ASP.NET
4 4 (11.43%) XML
5 3 (8.57%) jQuery
6 2 (5.71%) Mason
6 2 (5.71%) Qt
6 2 (5.71%) SOAP
6 2 (5.71%) MSMQ
6 2 (5.71%) JMS
6 2 (5.71%) Middleware
6 2 (5.71%) WebSockets
6 2 (5.71%) Backbone.js
6 2 (5.71%) KnockoutJS
6 2 (5.71%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (14.29%) Computer Science
2 2 (5.71%) Online Games
2 2 (5.71%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
3 1 (2.86%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.86%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (2.86%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 18 (51.43%) Linux
2 17 (48.57%) Windows
3 3 (8.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (31.43%) Automated Testing
3 8 (22.86%) Multithreading
3 8 (22.86%) Manual Testing
3 8 (22.86%) OO
4 7 (20.00%) UML
5 6 (17.14%) Software Engineering
6 4 (11.43%) Scrum
7 3 (8.57%) Performance Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Load Testing
7 3 (8.57%) Test Scripting
7 3 (8.57%) Regression Testing
8 2 (5.71%) MVC
8 2 (5.71%) TDD
8 2 (5.71%) Pair Programming
8 2 (5.71%) Kanban
8 2 (5.71%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.71%) Test Strategy
9 1 (2.86%) Line Management
9 1 (2.86%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 25 (71.43%) C#
2 15 (42.86%) Java
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) JavaScript
5 7 (20.00%) C
6 4 (11.43%) VB
7 3 (8.57%) VB.NET
7 3 (8.57%) Python
7 3 (8.57%) Shell Script
8 2 (5.71%) PowerShell
8 2 (5.71%) TypeScript
8 2 (5.71%) Perl
9 1 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (2.86%) Embedded C++
9 1 (2.86%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 7 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (31.43%) QA
Vendors
1 2 (5.71%) TIBCO
2 1 (2.86%) Perforce
2 1 (2.86%) Oracle
Liverpool, Merseyside
Oho Group Ltd.
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Foresight Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £20000 - £23000 per annum + bens
Posted: 26 days ago