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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 11 21 7
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 21 10 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 16.94% 5.08% 20.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 29.17% 8.33% 32.95%
Number of salaries quoted 16 8 28
Average salary £42,500 £43,750 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -2.77%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
72 120 176
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 58.06% 60.91% 60.90%
Number of salaries quoted 53 89 108
Average salary £38,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.33% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £22,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 +11 11 £42,500 -15.00% 5
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (82.35%) Degree
2 26 (76.47%) Software Engineering
3 25 (73.53%) Computer Science
4 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
5 19 (55.88%) C
6 17 (50.00%) Java
7 11 (32.35%) Manufacturing
8 10 (29.41%) Python
8 10 (29.41%) Network Management
9 9 (26.47%) Linux
10 7 (20.59%) SQL
11 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
11 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
11 5 (14.71%) Perl
11 5 (14.71%) HTML
11 5 (14.71%) OO
11 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
11 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
11 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
12 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
12 4 (11.76%) User Stories
12 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
12 4 (11.76%) System Testing
12 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
12 4 (11.76%) CSS
12 4 (11.76%) .NET
12 4 (11.76%) UNIX
12 4 (11.76%) Solaris
12 4 (11.76%) OOD
13 3 (8.82%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (2.94%) SAS
Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (2.94%) SAP InfiniteInsight
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
2 3 (8.82%) Internet
2 3 (8.82%) MGCP
2 3 (8.82%) RTP
2 3 (8.82%) VoIP
2 3 (8.82%) SMTP
2 3 (8.82%) HTTP
2 3 (8.82%) SNMP
2 3 (8.82%) Softswitch
3 1 (2.94%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 2 (5.88%) QlikView
3 1 (2.94%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.94%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (2.94%) QuickTest Pro
1 1 (2.94%) Selenium
1 1 (2.94%) Cucumber
General
1 11 (32.35%) Manufacturing
2 5 (14.71%) Telecoms
3 3 (8.82%) Finance
4 2 (5.88%) Retail
4 2 (5.88%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 10 (29.41%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 10 (29.41%) Real Time Engineer
2 8 (23.53%) Developer
3 6 (17.65%) Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Web Developer
4 5 (14.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) DSP Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) DSP Software Engineer
4 5 (14.71%) Java Web Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Test Automation Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) Automation Specialist
5 4 (11.76%) Applications Developer
5 4 (11.76%) Test Specialist
6 3 (8.82%) Web Applications Developer
6 3 (8.82%) Deployment Engineer
6 3 (8.82%) Consultant
6 3 (8.82%) Java Applications Developer
7 1 (2.94%) Data Consultant
7 1 (2.94%) Data Analytics Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (14.71%) HTML
2 4 (11.76%) .NET
2 4 (11.76%) CSS
3 1 (2.94%) XML
3 1 (2.94%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 25 (73.53%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Visualisation
3 2 (5.88%) Social Media
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Algorithms
3 2 (5.88%) Data Extraction
3 2 (5.88%) Management Information System
3 2 (5.88%) Economics
4 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
4 1 (2.94%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 9 (26.47%) Linux
2 4 (11.76%) UNIX
2 4 (11.76%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (76.47%) Software Engineering
2 20 (58.82%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (29.41%) Network Management
4 5 (14.71%) Test Automation
4 5 (14.71%) Test Strategy
4 5 (14.71%) OO
5 4 (11.76%) OOD
5 4 (11.76%) Unit Testing
5 4 (11.76%) User Stories
5 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (11.76%) System Testing
6 3 (8.82%) Product Management
6 3 (8.82%) Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Customer Analytics
7 2 (5.88%) Demand Forecasting
7 2 (5.88%) Operations Research
7 2 (5.88%) Data Analysis
8 1 (2.94%) OOP
8 1 (2.94%) TDD
8 1 (2.94%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (55.88%) C
2 17 (50.00%) Java
3 10 (29.41%) Python
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
5 5 (14.71%) Perl
6 2 (5.88%) VBA
6 2 (5.88%) C#
6 2 (5.88%) Ruby
7 1 (2.94%) R
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C
7 1 (2.94%) Embedded C++
7 1 (2.94%) Objective-C
7 1 (2.94%) PHP
Qualifications
1 28 (82.35%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) CIMA
2 2 (5.88%) MBA
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
3 1 (2.94%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (2.94%) ISEB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) Solvency II
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Sun
2 2 (5.88%) Tableau
3 1 (2.94%) SAP
3 1 (2.94%) HP
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