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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 6 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
6 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 27 20 16
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 7 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 2.30% 6.67% 8.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 9.46% 11.63%
Number of salaries quoted 4 4 8
Median salary £45,000 £33,750 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -12.90%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
88 74 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 50.57% 70.48% 71.67%
Number of salaries quoted 58 59 36
Median salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Northern Ireland

The demand trend of job ads across the Northern Ireland region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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++
Job Locations in Northern Ireland

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 6 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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
County Antrim -7 4 £45,000 +62.16% 3
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 6 December 2016, 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C++.

1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 7 (77.78%) Linux
3 6 (66.67%) Degree
4 5 (55.56%) C
5 4 (44.44%) .NET
6 3 (33.33%) Java
6 3 (33.33%) Python
6 3 (33.33%) Bluetooth
6 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
6 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
6 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (33.33%) Wireless
6 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
6 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
6 3 (33.33%) LabVIEW
6 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
6 3 (33.33%) TDD
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
6 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
6 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
6 3 (33.33%) User Stories
6 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
7 2 (22.22%) SDLC
7 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
7 2 (22.22%) VxWorks
7 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (22.22%) Electronics
7 2 (22.22%) OO
8 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
8 1 (11.11%) ERP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland 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 1 (11.11%) CMS
1 1 (11.11%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 3 (33.33%) Bluetooth
1 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
1 3 (33.33%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (33.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (11.11%) MySQL
1 1 (11.11%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (33.33%) LabVIEW
General
1 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
1 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
2 2 (22.22%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation Specialist
2 3 (33.33%) Test Scripter
2 3 (33.33%) Test Specialist
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (44.44%) .NET
2 1 (11.11%) .NET Framework
2 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
2 1 (11.11%) Silverlight
2 1 (11.11%) WinForms
2 1 (11.11%) WPF
2 1 (11.11%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (11.11%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Linux
2 2 (22.22%) VxWorks
3 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Delivery
2 3 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
2 3 (33.33%) TDD
2 3 (33.33%) Test Automation
2 3 (33.33%) Test Strategy
2 3 (33.33%) User Stories
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (22.22%) OO
3 2 (22.22%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (22.22%) SDLC
4 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (11.11%) Content Management
4 1 (11.11%) ERP
4 1 (11.11%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (55.56%) C
2 3 (33.33%) Java
2 3 (33.33%) MATLAB
2 3 (33.33%) Python
3 1 (11.11%) Objective-C
3 1 (11.11%) Perl
3 1 (11.11%) PHP
3 1 (11.11%) VB
3 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 6 (66.67%) Degree
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) Microsoft