The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Northern Ireland region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 9 26 18
Rank change year-on-year
+17 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 8 16 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 13.79% 7.96% 13.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 22.22% 12.12% 21.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 10 20
Average salary £31,000 £36,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.64% -18.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,800 £32,100 £34,350
10% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Northern Ireland region.

Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
36 132 104
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 62.07% 65.67% 63.80%
Number of salaries quoted 31 59 78
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -12.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,900 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Northern Ireland region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

C++
Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Northern Ireland region.

C++ Salary Trend in Northern Ireland

C++
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 September 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

C++
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 4 September 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
County Antrim +16 8 £31,000 -13.88% 3
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 28 (80.00%) Degree
2 24 (68.57%) Java
3 23 (65.71%) Python
3 23 (65.71%) Computer Science
4 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
5 13 (37.14%) Economics
5 13 (37.14%) Operations Research
5 13 (37.14%) SQL
5 13 (37.14%) Management Information System
6 12 (34.29%) HTML
6 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
7 11 (31.43%) Visualisation
7 11 (31.43%) CSS
7 11 (31.43%) C#
7 11 (31.43%) Finance
8 10 (28.57%) C
8 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
9 9 (25.71%) .NET
9 9 (25.71%) SAP
9 9 (25.71%) SAS
9 9 (25.71%) Analytics
10 8 (22.86%) Customer Analytics
10 8 (22.86%) Demand Forecasting
10 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (22.86%) Algorithms
10 8 (22.86%) CIMA
10 8 (22.86%) MBA
10 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
10 8 (22.86%) Linux
10 8 (22.86%) VBA

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Northern Ireland 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 9 (25.71%) SAS
2 1 (2.86%) Node.js
2 1 (2.86%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (14.29%) MS Office
1 5 (14.29%) MS Excel
2 4 (11.43%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (11.43%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.86%) HTTP
1 1 (2.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (22.86%) QlikView
2 5 (14.29%) SQL Server
2 5 (14.29%) BusinessObjects
3 4 (11.43%) Hadoop
3 4 (11.43%) Relational Database
4 3 (8.57%) MySQL
5 2 (5.71%) PostgreSQL
6 1 (2.86%) SQLite
6 1 (2.86%) MongoDB
6 1 (2.86%) NoSQL
6 1 (2.86%) Redis
Development Applications
1 2 (5.71%) Valgrind
1 2 (5.71%) Jenkins
2 1 (2.86%) Karma Test Runner
2 1 (2.86%) Cucumber
2 1 (2.86%) Ant
2 1 (2.86%) HP UFT
2 1 (2.86%) Selenium
2 1 (2.86%) Mocha
General
1 11 (31.43%) Finance
2 8 (22.86%) Retail
2 8 (22.86%) Marketing
2 8 (22.86%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.57%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 11 (31.43%) Developer
2 9 (25.71%) Consultant
3 6 (17.14%) Graduate
4 5 (14.29%) Applications Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Developer
5 4 (11.43%) Software Engineer
5 4 (11.43%) Data Consultant
5 4 (11.43%) Data Analytics Consultant
6 3 (8.57%) Test Automation Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) Automation Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) DSP Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (8.57%) Test Specialist
6 3 (8.57%) DSP Software Engineer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Java Applications Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Web Applications Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Web Developer
7 2 (5.71%) Product Owner
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (34.29%) HTML
2 11 (31.43%) CSS
3 9 (25.71%) .NET
4 2 (5.71%) XML
4 2 (5.71%) FIX Protocol
5 1 (2.86%) jQuery
5 1 (2.86%) HTML5
5 1 (2.86%) CSS3
5 1 (2.86%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.86%) KnockoutJS
5 1 (2.86%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.86%) Express
5 1 (2.86%) XSLT
5 1 (2.86%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 23 (65.71%) Computer Science
2 13 (37.14%) Management Information System
2 13 (37.14%) Economics
3 11 (31.43%) Visualisation
4 8 (22.86%) Social Media
4 8 (22.86%) Data Extraction
4 8 (22.86%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (22.86%) Algorithms
5 5 (14.29%) GIS
5 5 (14.29%) Statistics
5 5 (14.29%) Mathematics
5 5 (14.29%) Physics
5 5 (14.29%) Chemistry
5 5 (14.29%) Psychology
6 2 (5.71%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.86%) Linux
2 3 (8.57%) UNIX
2 3 (8.57%) Solaris
3 1 (2.86%) Windows
3 1 (2.86%) Android
3 1 (2.86%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (37.14%) Operations Research
3 12 (34.29%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
5 9 (25.71%) Analytics
6 8 (22.86%) Demand Forecasting
6 8 (22.86%) Data Analysis
6 8 (22.86%) Customer Analytics
7 6 (17.14%) OO
7 6 (17.14%) Unit Testing
7 6 (17.14%) System Testing
8 5 (14.29%) Business Analysis
8 5 (14.29%) Business Intelligence
8 5 (14.29%) Project Management
8 5 (14.29%) SDLC
8 5 (14.29%) User Stories
9 4 (11.43%) Data Transformation
9 4 (11.43%) Test Strategy
9 4 (11.43%) Data Analytics
9 4 (11.43%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 24 (68.57%) Java
2 23 (65.71%) Python
3 13 (37.14%) SQL
4 11 (31.43%) C#
5 10 (28.57%) C
6 8 (22.86%) VBA
7 7 (20.00%) JavaScript
8 4 (11.43%) R
9 1 (2.86%) PHP
9 1 (2.86%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 28 (80.00%) Degree
2 8 (22.86%) CIMA
2 8 (22.86%) MBA
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.86%) ISEB
3 1 (2.86%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
3 1 (2.86%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.86%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.86%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (2.86%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 9 (25.71%) SAP
2 8 (22.86%) Tableau
3 5 (14.29%) Microsoft
3 5 (14.29%) Oracle
4 2 (5.71%) Coverity
5 1 (2.86%) HP
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Salary: £27000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
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Salary: Competitive
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