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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 41 65 63
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 23 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 3.99% 0.63% 2.44%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.10% 1.09% 3.73%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 14
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,400 £35,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £47,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
324 366 402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 56.15% 57.28% 65.37%
Number of salaries quoted 277 340 363
Average salary £40,000 £36,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -1.36%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,538 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.33% -

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 29 September 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 29 September 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 +30 22 £32,000 -8.57% 4
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 15 (45.45%) C#
3 11 (33.33%) PHP
3 11 (33.33%) STL
3 11 (33.33%) Games
3 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
4 10 (30.30%) JIRA
5 9 (27.27%) Selenium
5 9 (27.27%) Java
5 9 (27.27%) Windows
5 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
5 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
5 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
5 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
6 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
7 7 (21.21%) SQL
7 7 (21.21%) SOAP
7 7 (21.21%) WebDriver
7 7 (21.21%) Online Games
8 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
8 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
9 5 (15.15%) HTML
9 5 (15.15%) .NET
9 5 (15.15%) Web Services
9 5 (15.15%) OO
9 5 (15.15%) Qt
9 5 (15.15%) Degree
10 4 (12.12%) CSS
11 3 (9.09%) C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Merseyside by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 (3.03%) Node.js
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 8 (24.24%) SQL Server
3 1 (3.03%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 10 (30.30%) JIRA
2 9 (27.27%) Selenium
2 9 (27.27%) Cucumber
2 9 (27.27%) SoapUI
3 7 (21.21%) WebDriver
4 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
5 2 (6.06%) Subversion
General
1 11 (33.33%) Games
2 2 (6.06%) Online Betting
3 1 (3.03%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Banking
3 1 (3.03%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 18 (54.55%) Developer
2 16 (48.48%) C++ Developer
3 8 (24.24%) PHP Developer
4 7 (21.21%) Tester
4 7 (21.21%) Automation Tester
5 3 (9.09%) C# Developer
6 2 (6.06%) .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) C# .NET Developer
6 2 (6.06%) Software Engineer
6 2 (6.06%) QA Engineer
7 1 (3.03%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Manager
7 1 (3.03%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 1 (3.03%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Software Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Trainer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (33.33%) STL
2 7 (21.21%) SOAP
3 5 (15.15%) Web Services
3 5 (15.15%) HTML
3 5 (15.15%) .NET
3 5 (15.15%) Qt
4 4 (12.12%) CSS
5 3 (9.09%) HTML5
5 3 (9.09%) QML
6 2 (6.06%) Gherkin
6 2 (6.06%) CSS3
6 2 (6.06%) ASP.NET
6 2 (6.06%) XML
7 1 (3.03%) XML Messaging
7 1 (3.03%) jQuery
7 1 (3.03%) Mason
7 1 (3.03%) MFC
7 1 (3.03%) WebSockets
7 1 (3.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (3.03%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 7 (21.21%) Online Games
2 3 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 3 (9.09%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) User Experience
3 2 (6.06%) Open Source
4 1 (3.03%) Client/Server
4 1 (3.03%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 1 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
4 1 (3.03%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 20 (60.61%) Linux
2 9 (27.27%) Windows
3 1 (3.03%) UNIX
3 1 (3.03%) Android
3 1 (3.03%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (27.27%) Test Automation
1 9 (27.27%) Test Strategy
2 6 (18.18%) Agile Software Development
3 5 (15.15%) Software Engineering
3 5 (15.15%) OO
4 3 (9.09%) MVC
4 3 (9.09%) UML
4 3 (9.09%) Multithreading
5 2 (6.06%) Scrum
5 2 (6.06%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.03%) Web Development
6 1 (3.03%) Data Management
6 1 (3.03%) SOA
6 1 (3.03%) Analytics
Programming Languages
1 15 (45.45%) C#
2 11 (33.33%) PHP
3 9 (27.27%) Java
4 7 (21.21%) SQL
5 6 (18.18%) JavaScript
6 3 (9.09%) C
7 2 (6.06%) Perl
8 1 (3.03%) VC++
8 1 (3.03%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (15.15%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (9.09%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (3.03%) Twitter
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Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: 14 hours ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool, Merseyside
Searchability.co.uk
Posted: 6 days ago
Liverpool
OHO Group
Salary: £30 - £45 per annum
Posted: 20 days ago