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 26 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 13 28 20
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 12.09% 4.98% 10.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 18.33% 6.90% 19.30%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 10
Average salary £45,000 £33,750 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -22.85%
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
60 145 114
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 65.93% 72.14% 51.82%
Number of salaries quoted 38 104 47
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £48,000
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 26 February 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 26 February 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 +24 9 £45,000 +38.46% 6
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 February 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 15 (75.00%) C
2 14 (70.00%) Degree
3 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
4 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) Computer Science
5 10 (50.00%) Network Management
5 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
6 7 (35.00%) Perl
6 7 (35.00%) Linux
7 6 (30.00%) Java
8 5 (25.00%) UNIX
8 5 (25.00%) Solaris
8 5 (25.00%) Internet
8 5 (25.00%) SMTP
8 5 (25.00%) HTTP
9 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
9 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
10 3 (15.00%) Product Management
10 3 (15.00%) Softswitch
10 3 (15.00%) Sun
10 3 (15.00%) SNMP
10 3 (15.00%) VoIP
10 3 (15.00%) MGCP
10 3 (15.00%) RTP
10 3 (15.00%) Python
10 3 (15.00%) HTML
11 2 (10.00%) SQL
11 2 (10.00%) CDMA
11 2 (10.00%) GPRS
11 2 (10.00%) GSM

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (25.00%) SMTP
1 5 (25.00%) HTTP
1 5 (25.00%) Internet
2 4 (20.00%) TCP/IP
3 3 (15.00%) SNMP
3 3 (15.00%) VoIP
3 3 (15.00%) MGCP
3 3 (15.00%) RTP
3 3 (15.00%) Softswitch
4 2 (10.00%) Firewall
4 2 (10.00%) VLAN
4 2 (10.00%) IMAP
4 2 (10.00%) GGSN
4 2 (10.00%) SGSN
4 2 (10.00%) POP3
4 2 (10.00%) CDMA
4 2 (10.00%) GPRS
4 2 (10.00%) GSM
4 2 (10.00%) VPN
5 1 (5.00%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (10.00%) Relational Database
General
1 10 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (20.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) Real Time Embedded Engineer
1 10 (50.00%) Real Time Engineer
2 3 (15.00%) Developer
2 3 (15.00%) Deployment Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Web Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
3 2 (10.00%) Escalation Engineer
3 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) C++ Developer
4 1 (5.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) DSP Engineer
4 1 (5.00%) C Developer
4 1 (5.00%) DSP Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (15.00%) HTML
2 2 (10.00%) MAPI
3 1 (5.00%) CSS
3 1 (5.00%) XML
3 1 (5.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 12 (60.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 7 (35.00%) Linux
2 5 (25.00%) UNIX
2 5 (25.00%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (65.00%) Software Engineering
2 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Network Management
4 3 (15.00%) Product Management
5 2 (10.00%) Load Balancing
6 1 (5.00%) Digital Signal Processing
6 1 (5.00%) Signal Processing
6 1 (5.00%) TDD
6 1 (5.00%) OO
6 1 (5.00%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 15 (75.00%) C
2 7 (35.00%) Perl
3 6 (30.00%) Java
4 3 (15.00%) Python
5 2 (10.00%) SQL
5 2 (10.00%) Ruby
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C
6 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (5.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 14 (70.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 3 (15.00%) Sun
Lisburn, County Antrim
New Gen Technology
Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits.
Posted: 13 hours ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £30000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Belfast, County Antrim
HAYS INFORMATION TECHNOLOGY
Salary: £25000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Lisburn, County Antrim
Jagger Talent
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago