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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 18 13 21
Rank change year-on-year
-5 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 6 30 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 5.22% 18.52% 8.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.76% 31.25% 13.13%
Number of salaries quoted 6 15 10
Median salary £41,250 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £35,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median 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
51 96 99
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Northern Ireland 44.35% 59.26% 61.49%
Number of salaries quoted 45 58 66
Median salary £37,500 £38,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-1.31% -5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,950 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 -2 3 £32,500 -23.52%
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Northern Ireland

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 11 (84.62%) Linux
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
2 10 (76.92%) Java
2 10 (76.92%) Perl
3 9 (69.23%) Python
3 9 (69.23%) Ruby
3 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
4 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
5 7 (53.85%) OO
5 7 (53.85%) CSS
5 7 (53.85%) OOD
5 7 (53.85%) SQL
5 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
5 7 (53.85%) HTML
5 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
5 7 (53.85%) System Testing
5 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
6 3 (23.08%) C
7 2 (15.38%) .NET
7 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
7 2 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
7 2 (15.38%) Open Source
8 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
8 1 (7.69%) Qt Creator
8 1 (7.69%) Defensive Programming
8 1 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
8 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
8 1 (7.69%) SystemC
8 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement

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 (7.69%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 2 (15.38%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.69%) Firewall
2 1 (7.69%) VLAN
2 1 (7.69%) VPN
2 1 (7.69%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (53.85%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (7.69%) Qt Creator
1 1 (7.69%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (7.69%) Finance
1 1 (7.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (61.54%) Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Applications Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Applications Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Web Applications Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Java Web Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Web Applications Developer
2 7 (53.85%) Web Developer
3 2 (15.38%) Security Researcher
4 1 (7.69%) C Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) C++ Developer
4 1 (7.69%) Escalation Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Firmware Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Linux Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Network Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Engineer
4 1 (7.69%) Unix Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (53.85%) CSS
1 7 (53.85%) HTML
2 2 (15.38%) .NET
3 1 (7.69%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 9 (69.23%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.69%) Data Centre
2 1 (7.69%) Device Driver
2 1 (7.69%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 1 (7.69%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 1 (7.69%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 11 (84.62%) Linux
2 1 (7.69%) Unix
2 1 (7.69%) VxWorks
2 1 (7.69%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (61.54%) Software Engineering
2 7 (53.85%) Continuous Integration
2 7 (53.85%) OO
2 7 (53.85%) OOD
2 7 (53.85%) System Testing
2 7 (53.85%) Unit Testing
3 2 (15.38%) Open Source
3 2 (15.38%) Threat Modelling
4 1 (7.69%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (7.69%) Defensive Programming
4 1 (7.69%) Digital Signal Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Embedded Software Development
4 1 (7.69%) Load Balancing
4 1 (7.69%) Low Latency
4 1 (7.69%) Multithreading
4 1 (7.69%) Signal Processing
4 1 (7.69%) Test Automation
4 1 (7.69%) Ultra-Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 10 (76.92%) Java
1 10 (76.92%) Perl
2 9 (69.23%) Python
2 9 (69.23%) Ruby
3 7 (53.85%) JavaScript
3 7 (53.85%) SQL
4 3 (23.08%) C
5 1 (7.69%) Bash Shell
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C
5 1 (7.69%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (84.62%) Degree
System Software
1 1 (7.69%) Firmware
1 1 (7.69%) Squid