The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Northern Ireland region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 22 13 30
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 22 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 9.22% 12.57% 4.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.57% 22.22% 9.57%
Number of salaries quoted 13 19 6
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £38,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +4.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £60,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Northern Ireland
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
140 99 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 67.96% 56.57% 44.13%
Number of salaries quoted 79 77 60
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,100 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
UK

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 31 July 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 31 July 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 -9 16 £36,000 -10.00% 5
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (51.72%) C#
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) C
3 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 12 (41.38%) HTML
4 12 (41.38%) OO
5 11 (37.93%) Degree
6 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
6 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
7 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
7 9 (31.03%) Web Services
7 9 (31.03%) .NET
8 8 (27.59%) SQL
8 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
8 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
9 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
9 7 (24.14%) Windows
9 7 (24.14%) UML
9 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
10 6 (20.69%) SOA
10 6 (20.69%) Embedded C++
10 6 (20.69%) MVC
10 6 (20.69%) OOP
10 6 (20.69%) XML
10 6 (20.69%) XSLT
10 6 (20.69%) Oracle
10 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
11 5 (17.24%) IIS
11 5 (17.24%) MCAD

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

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (17.24%) IIS
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint 2010
2 3 (10.34%) SharePoint
3 2 (6.90%) Node.js
4 1 (3.45%) Mule
4 1 (3.45%) nginx
4 1 (3.45%) Apache
4 1 (3.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Spreadsheet
Business Applications
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle BPM
1 1 (3.45%) BusinessWorks
Communications & Networking
1 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
2 4 (13.79%) Wireless
3 1 (3.45%) ZigBee
3 1 (3.45%) 3G
3 1 (3.45%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) SQL Server
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2008
2 5 (17.24%) SQL Server 2012
3 3 (10.34%) Relational Database
4 2 (6.90%) MySQL
5 1 (3.45%) HSQLDB
5 1 (3.45%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 6 (20.69%) Visual Studio
2 5 (17.24%) Rational Rose
2 5 (17.24%) Team Foundation Server
2 5 (17.24%) MSTest
2 5 (17.24%) NUnit
3 1 (3.45%) Talend Open Studio
3 1 (3.45%) Qt Creator
3 1 (3.45%) JIRA
3 1 (3.45%) Eclipse
General
1 4 (13.79%) Banking
2 1 (3.45%) Front Office
2 1 (3.45%) Marketing
2 1 (3.45%) Electronics
2 1 (3.45%) Finance
2 1 (3.45%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 11 (37.93%) Developer
2 9 (31.03%) Software Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Software Developer
3 8 (27.59%) Senior Developer
4 5 (17.24%) Software Engineer
5 3 (10.34%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Java Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Web Applications Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Integration Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Java Web Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Systems Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (41.38%) HTML
2 9 (31.03%) Web Services
2 9 (31.03%) .NET
3 6 (20.69%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) XSLT
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET
4 5 (17.24%) COM+
4 5 (17.24%) .NET Framework
4 5 (17.24%) jQuery
4 5 (17.24%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (17.24%) JSON
4 5 (17.24%) Ajax
5 4 (13.79%) WCF
6 3 (10.34%) CSS
7 2 (6.90%) Qt
8 1 (3.45%) Oracle Fusion
8 1 (3.45%) Struts2
8 1 (3.45%) HTML5
8 1 (3.45%) Spring
8 1 (3.45%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.45%) Equities
2 1 (3.45%) Derivative
2 1 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 1 (3.45%) Physics
2 1 (3.45%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
2 1 (3.45%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.45%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 7 (24.14%) Windows
2 5 (17.24%) Windows 7
3 3 (10.34%) Linux
4 1 (3.45%) Android
4 1 (3.45%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (41.38%) OO
2 10 (34.48%) Software Engineering
2 10 (34.48%) Agile Software Development
3 9 (31.03%) Unit Testing
4 7 (24.14%) Integration Testing
4 7 (24.14%) UML
5 6 (20.69%) SOA
5 6 (20.69%) MVC
5 6 (20.69%) OOP
6 5 (17.24%) Web Development
6 5 (17.24%) Use Case
7 4 (13.79%) Continuous Integration
8 2 (6.90%) OOD
8 2 (6.90%) TDD
8 2 (6.90%) Scrum
8 2 (6.90%) System Testing
9 1 (3.45%) Time Management
9 1 (3.45%) BPMN
9 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
9 1 (3.45%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (51.72%) C#
1 15 (51.72%) Java
2 14 (48.28%) C
3 13 (44.83%) JavaScript
4 8 (27.59%) SQL
5 6 (20.69%) Embedded C++
6 5 (17.24%) Embedded C
7 2 (6.90%) Python
7 2 (6.90%) Objective-C
8 1 (3.45%) Ruby
8 1 (3.45%) VBA
8 1 (3.45%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (37.93%) Degree
2 5 (17.24%) MCAD
2 5 (17.24%) MCSD
2 5 (17.24%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (10.34%) QA
Vendors
1 9 (31.03%) Microsoft
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
3 5 (17.24%) Northgate
4 1 (3.45%) IBM
4 1 (3.45%) TIBCO
4 1 (3.45%) webMethods
4 1 (3.45%) Sybase
4 1 (3.45%) JBoss
4 1 (3.45%) Talend
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