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 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
North West / Merseyside
Rank 56 57 48
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 3 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 2.64% 0.57% 2.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.36% 1.16% 4.72%
Number of salaries quoted 13 3 10
Median salary £31,500 £25,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+26.00% -37.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £35,200 £25,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
367 258 254
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Merseyside 60.66% 49.33% 54.98%
Number of salaries quoted 307 200 206
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 23 January 2017.

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 23 January 2017. 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 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 16 £31,500 +26.00% 1
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 23 January 2017, 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 (54.17%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
2 10 (41.67%) Python
2 10 (41.67%) Perl
2 10 (41.67%) SQL
3 8 (33.33%) Java
3 8 (33.33%) STL
4 6 (25.00%) Ruby
4 6 (25.00%) OOP
4 6 (25.00%) C#
5 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
5 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
6 4 (16.67%) Bourne shell
6 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
6 4 (16.67%) Puppet
6 4 (16.67%) CentOS
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
6 4 (16.67%) Korn
6 4 (16.67%) JIRA
6 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (16.67%) Banking
6 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 4 (16.67%) Fedora
6 4 (16.67%) Finance
6 4 (16.67%) Games
6 4 (16.67%) HP
6 4 (16.67%) HPUX
6 4 (16.67%) Apache

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 4 (16.67%) Apache
1 4 (16.67%) IIS
1 4 (16.67%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (4.17%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 1 (4.17%) TCP/IP
1 1 (4.17%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.17%) PostgreSQL
1 1 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (16.67%) JIRA
2 1 (4.17%) Cucumber
2 1 (4.17%) Git (software)
2 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
2 1 (4.17%) Selenium
2 1 (4.17%) SoapUI
2 1 (4.17%) Subversion
General
1 4 (16.67%) Banking
1 4 (16.67%) Finance
1 4 (16.67%) Games
Job Titles
1 8 (33.33%) C++ Developer
1 8 (33.33%) Developer
1 8 (33.33%) Junior
1 8 (33.33%) Junior C++ Developer
1 8 (33.33%) Junior Developer
2 5 (20.83%) Linux Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) HPUX Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Release Engineer
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Build and Release Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Build Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Games Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Systems Engineer
4 3 (12.50%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (4.17%) QA Leader
5 1 (4.17%) Systems Administrator
5 1 (4.17%) Test Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (33.33%) STL
2 3 (12.50%) .NET
2 3 (12.50%) XML
3 2 (8.33%) Ajax
3 2 (8.33%) ASP.NET
3 2 (8.33%) Classic ASP
3 2 (8.33%) CSS
3 2 (8.33%) HTML
3 2 (8.33%) jQuery
4 1 (4.17%) Apache Axis
4 1 (4.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 1 (4.17%) Gherkin
4 1 (4.17%) Qt
4 1 (4.17%) Web Services
4 1 (4.17%) XML Messaging
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Data Structures
1 2 (8.33%) iPad
2 1 (4.17%) Cybercrime
2 1 (4.17%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 13 (54.17%) Linux
2 10 (41.67%) Windows
3 4 (16.67%) CentOS
3 4 (16.67%) Fedora
3 4 (16.67%) HPUX
3 4 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 4 (16.67%) Ubuntu
3 4 (16.67%) Windows Server
4 1 (4.17%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (25.00%) OOP
2 4 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (12.50%) Game Development
3 3 (12.50%) OO
3 3 (12.50%) Validation
4 2 (8.33%) SDLC
5 1 (4.17%) API Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Improvement
5 1 (4.17%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (4.17%) Cybersecurity
5 1 (4.17%) Device Driver Development
5 1 (4.17%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (4.17%) Multithreading
5 1 (4.17%) Post-Production
5 1 (4.17%) Scrum
5 1 (4.17%) Software Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) TDD
5 1 (4.17%) Test Strategy
Programming Languages
1 10 (41.67%) Perl
1 10 (41.67%) Python
1 10 (41.67%) SQL
2 8 (33.33%) Java
3 6 (25.00%) C#
3 6 (25.00%) Ruby
4 5 (20.83%) PowerShell
5 4 (16.67%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.67%) Bourne shell
5 4 (16.67%) C
5 4 (16.67%) JavaScript
5 4 (16.67%) Korn
6 3 (12.50%) PHP
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (8.33%) QA
Systems Management
1 4 (16.67%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (20.83%) Microsoft
2 4 (16.67%) HP
2 4 (16.67%) Red Hat
3 1 (4.17%) Perforce
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FT Select
Salary: Competitive salary
Posted: 5 days ago
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits Package
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