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 30 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 24 12 26
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 8 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.18% 12.31% 8.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.68% 21.05% 12.71%
Number of salaries quoted 5 5 9
Median salary £50,000 £31,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+61.29% -17.33%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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 38 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 56.05% 58.46% 67.43%
Number of salaries quoted 65 34 42
Median salary £36,000 £35,000 £36,750
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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++
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 30 September 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 30 September 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 -10 5 £50,000 +61.29% 5
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 30 September 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 7 (63.64%) C
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
2 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
3 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
3 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 4 (36.36%) Wireless
4 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
4 3 (27.27%) .NET
4 3 (27.27%) Bluetooth
4 3 (27.27%) VxWorks
4 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (18.18%) SDLC
5 2 (18.18%) Threat Modelling
5 2 (18.18%) Windows
5 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
5 2 (18.18%) OO
5 2 (18.18%) Python
5 2 (18.18%) Java
5 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
5 2 (18.18%) Open Source
5 2 (18.18%) Electronics
5 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
6 1 (9.09%) WPF
6 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
6 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
6 1 (9.09%) iPhone
6 1 (9.09%) Test Automation

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 (9.09%) Apache
1 1 (9.09%) CMS
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Communications & Networking
1 4 (36.36%) Wireless
2 3 (27.27%) Bluetooth
2 3 (27.27%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (18.18%) TCP/IP
4 1 (9.09%) Firewall
4 1 (9.09%) VLAN
4 1 (9.09%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) MySQL
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Qt Creator
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (36.36%) Telecoms
2 2 (18.18%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) C Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) C/C++ Software Engineer
2 3 (27.27%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 2 (18.18%) Security Researcher
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Developer
4 1 (9.09%) .NET Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Network Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (9.09%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (27.27%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Qt
2 1 (9.09%) Silverlight
2 1 (9.09%) WinForms
2 1 (9.09%) WPF
2 1 (9.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Computer Science
2 1 (9.09%) Data Centre
2 1 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 1 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (9.09%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 7 (63.64%) Linux
2 3 (27.27%) VxWorks
3 2 (18.18%) Windows
4 1 (9.09%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Software Engineering
2 3 (27.27%) Embedded Software Development
3 2 (18.18%) OO
3 2 (18.18%) Open Source
3 2 (18.18%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (18.18%) SDLC
3 2 (18.18%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Content Management
4 1 (9.09%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (9.09%) Defensive Programming
4 1 (9.09%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) ERP
4 1 (9.09%) Load Balancing
4 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
4 1 (9.09%) Signal Processing
4 1 (9.09%) Test Automation
4 1 (9.09%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (63.64%) C
2 4 (36.36%) Perl
3 3 (27.27%) MATLAB
4 2 (18.18%) Java
4 2 (18.18%) Python
4 2 (18.18%) Ruby
5 1 (9.09%) Bash Shell
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C
5 1 (9.09%) Embedded C++
5 1 (9.09%) Objective-C
5 1 (9.09%) PHP
5 1 (9.09%) VB
5 1 (9.09%) VB6
Qualifications
1 7 (63.64%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (9.09%) Firmware
1 1 (9.09%) Squid
Vendors
1 1 (9.09%) Microsoft
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