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 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 23 7 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 26 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 3.74% 19.40% 5.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.55% 33.77% 9.09%
Number of salaries quoted 4 16 8
Average salary £38,750 £42,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.82% -10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,450 £35,000 £30,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £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
53 77 110
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 49.53% 57.46% 60.77%
Number of salaries quoted 43 53 79
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

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 April 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Northern Ireland region over the 3 months to 28 April 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
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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 -11 2 £31,750 -25.29% 1
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 12 (75.00%) Linux
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
2 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 10 (62.50%) Java
2 10 (62.50%) Perl
3 9 (56.25%) Python
3 9 (56.25%) Ruby
3 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
4 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (50.00%) System Testing
4 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
4 8 (50.00%) OOD
4 8 (50.00%) OO
4 8 (50.00%) CSS
4 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
4 8 (50.00%) HTML
5 4 (25.00%) Unix
5 4 (25.00%) Firewall
5 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (18.75%) Kernel Tuning
6 3 (18.75%) Korn
6 3 (18.75%) Sybase
7 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 2 (12.50%) C
7 2 (12.50%) Qt
7 2 (12.50%) Qt Creator
8 1 (6.25%) SystemC
8 1 (6.25%) Low Latency

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

For the 6 months to 28 April 2016, 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 1 (6.25%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 4 (25.00%) Firewall
2 1 (6.25%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VLAN
2 1 (6.25%) VPN
2 1 (6.25%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (50.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Qt Creator
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (6.25%) Finance
1 1 (6.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 12 (75.00%) Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Applications Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Applications Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Web Applications Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Java Web Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Web Applications Developer
2 8 (50.00%) Web Developer
3 4 (25.00%) C++ Developer
4 2 (12.50%) Software Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) C Developer
5 1 (6.25%) C/C++ Developer
5 1 (6.25%) Escalation Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Linux Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Network Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Security Researcher
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Engineer
5 1 (6.25%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (50.00%) CSS
1 8 (50.00%) HTML
2 2 (12.50%) Qt
3 1 (6.25%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 9 (56.25%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.25%) Data Centre
2 1 (6.25%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (6.25%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 12 (75.00%) Linux
2 4 (25.00%) Unix
3 1 (6.25%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (62.50%) Software Engineering
2 8 (50.00%) Continuous Integration
2 8 (50.00%) OO
2 8 (50.00%) OOD
2 8 (50.00%) System Testing
2 8 (50.00%) Unit Testing
3 3 (18.75%) Kernel Tuning
4 1 (6.25%) Load Balancing
4 1 (6.25%) Low Latency
4 1 (6.25%) Open Source
4 1 (6.25%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (6.25%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 10 (62.50%) Java
1 10 (62.50%) Perl
2 9 (56.25%) Python
2 9 (56.25%) Ruby
3 8 (50.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (50.00%) SQL
4 4 (25.00%) Bash Shell
5 3 (18.75%) Korn
6 2 (12.50%) C
Qualifications
1 12 (75.00%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (6.25%) Squid
Vendors
1 3 (18.75%) Sybase
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