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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 24 18 36
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 21 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 7.77% 12.80% 3.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.68% 20.39% 9.28%
Number of salaries quoted 10 19 6
Average salary £36,750 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-18.33% +12.50%
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
137 103 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 66.50% 62.80% 37.74%
Number of salaries quoted 66 79 56
Average salary £34,300 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.53% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £31,350 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 28 August 2014.

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 28 August 2014. 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 -10 15 £36,000 -20.00% 2
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 (53.57%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (42.86%) C
3 12 (42.86%) OO
4 11 (39.29%) HTML
5 10 (35.71%) Degree
6 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
6 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
6 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
6 9 (32.14%) .NET
6 9 (32.14%) Web Services
6 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
7 8 (28.57%) SQL
7 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
8 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
8 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
8 7 (25.00%) Windows
8 7 (25.00%) UML
9 6 (21.43%) OOP
9 6 (21.43%) XML
9 6 (21.43%) XSLT
9 6 (21.43%) Oracle
9 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
9 6 (21.43%) MVC
9 6 (21.43%) SOA
9 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
10 5 (17.86%) Rational Rose
10 5 (17.86%) Embedded C++
10 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification

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

For the 6 months to 28 August 2014, 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 5 (17.86%) IIS
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint
2 3 (10.71%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (7.14%) Node.js
4 1 (3.57%) Apache
4 1 (3.57%) Tomcat
4 1 (3.57%) Mule
4 1 (3.57%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.57%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.57%) BusinessWorks
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle BPM
Communications & Networking
1 6 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 3 (10.71%) Wireless
3 1 (3.57%) 3G
3 1 (3.57%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.57%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (28.57%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.86%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.71%) Relational Database
4 2 (7.14%) MySQL
5 1 (3.57%) PostgreSQL
5 1 (3.57%) HSQLDB
Development Applications
1 6 (21.43%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.86%) Rational Rose
2 5 (17.86%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.86%) MSTest
2 5 (17.86%) NUnit
3 1 (3.57%) Eclipse
3 1 (3.57%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.57%) Qt Creator
3 1 (3.57%) JIRA
General
1 5 (17.86%) Banking
2 1 (3.57%) Electronics
2 1 (3.57%) Finance
2 1 (3.57%) Advertising
2 1 (3.57%) Marketing
2 1 (3.57%) Front Office
2 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 12 (42.86%) Developer
2 9 (32.14%) Software Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Developer
3 8 (28.57%) Senior Software Developer
4 4 (14.29%) Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 2 (7.14%) Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Applications Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Java Web Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Java Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Web Applications Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Integration Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Systems Integration Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (39.29%) HTML
2 9 (32.14%) .NET
2 9 (32.14%) Web Services
3 6 (21.43%) XML
3 6 (21.43%) XSLT
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.86%) COM+
4 5 (17.86%) jQuery
4 5 (17.86%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (17.86%) Ajax
4 5 (17.86%) .NET Framework
4 5 (17.86%) JSON
5 4 (14.29%) WCF
6 3 (10.71%) CSS
7 2 (7.14%) Qt
8 1 (3.57%) Hibernate
8 1 (3.57%) Middleware
8 1 (3.57%) ADO.NET
8 1 (3.57%) J2EE
8 1 (3.57%) JSP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.57%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.57%) Firmware
2 1 (3.57%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.57%) Physics
2 1 (3.57%) Derivative
2 1 (3.57%) Equities
2 1 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.57%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 7 (25.00%) Windows
2 5 (17.86%) Windows 7
3 4 (14.29%) Linux
4 1 (3.57%) Android
4 1 (3.57%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.57%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (42.86%) OO
2 9 (32.14%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) Software Engineering
2 9 (32.14%) Unit Testing
3 7 (25.00%) Integration Testing
3 7 (25.00%) UML
4 6 (21.43%) OOP
4 6 (21.43%) MVC
4 6 (21.43%) SOA
5 5 (17.86%) Use Case
5 5 (17.86%) Web Development
6 4 (14.29%) Continuous Integration
7 2 (7.14%) Scrum
7 2 (7.14%) TDD
7 2 (7.14%) System Testing
7 2 (7.14%) OOD
8 1 (3.57%) Validation
8 1 (3.57%) Migration
8 1 (3.57%) DNA
8 1 (3.57%) Data Modelling
Programming Languages
1 15 (53.57%) C#
2 14 (50.00%) Java
3 12 (42.86%) JavaScript
3 12 (42.86%) C
4 8 (28.57%) SQL
5 5 (17.86%) Embedded C++
6 4 (14.29%) Embedded C
7 2 (7.14%) Objective-C
7 2 (7.14%) Python
8 1 (3.57%) VBA
8 1 (3.57%) Perl
8 1 (3.57%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 10 (35.71%) Degree
2 5 (17.86%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (17.86%) MCAD
2 5 (17.86%) MCSD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.71%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (32.14%) Microsoft
2 6 (21.43%) Oracle
3 5 (17.86%) Northgate
4 1 (3.57%) IBM
4 1 (3.57%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.57%) webMethods
4 1 (3.57%) Sybase
4 1 (3.57%) JBoss
4 1 (3.57%) Talend
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