The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
County Antrim / Belfast
Rank 21 - 12
Rank change year-on-year - 0  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 15 0 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Belfast 6.64% - 9.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.03% - 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 5
Median salary £37,500 - £45,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Belfast with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Belfast
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 136 68 36
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Belfast 60.18% 59.65% 58.06%
Number of salaries quoted 111 50 31
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £30,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +25.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £32,500 £29,800
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £65,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Belfast

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Belfast citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Belfast

C++
Salary Trend in Belfast

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ in Belfast.

Salary trend for C++ in Belfast

C++
Salary Histogram in Belfast

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Belfast over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Belfast

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Belfast

For the 6 months to 25 March 2017, 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 Belfast region with a requirement for C++.

1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
3 8 (42.11%) TDD
4 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
5 6 (31.58%) C#
5 6 (31.58%) SQL
6 5 (26.32%) OO
6 5 (26.32%) Kanban
6 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
6 5 (26.32%) Scrum
7 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
7 4 (21.05%) WPF
7 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
7 4 (21.05%) Linux
7 4 (21.05%) OOP
7 4 (21.05%) HTML
7 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
7 4 (21.05%) PHP
7 4 (21.05%) .NET
7 4 (21.05%) Advertising
7 4 (21.05%) LAMP
7 4 (21.05%) Front Office
7 4 (21.05%) GitHub
7 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
7 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
7 4 (21.05%) Docker
7 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
7 4 (21.05%) Programmatic Advertising
8 3 (15.79%) User Stories

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Belfast 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 2 (10.53%) SAS
Cloud Services
1 4 (21.05%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (15.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (21.05%) Relational Database
2 2 (10.53%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 3 (15.79%) LabVIEW
General
1 4 (21.05%) Advertising
1 4 (21.05%) Front Office
2 3 (15.79%) Manufacturing
3 2 (10.53%) Marketing
3 2 (10.53%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (57.89%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C++ Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C++ Software Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C++/Java Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Java Software Developer
2 7 (36.84%) Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# Developer
3 4 (21.05%) C# WPF Developer
3 4 (21.05%) PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior C++ Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Java Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior PHP Developer
3 4 (21.05%) Senior Software Developer
3 4 (21.05%) WPF Developer
4 3 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.79%) Test Automation Specialist
4 3 (15.79%) Test Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (21.05%) .NET
1 4 (21.05%) AngularJS
1 4 (21.05%) HTML
1 4 (21.05%) LAMP
1 4 (21.05%) WPF
2 3 (15.79%) XML
2 3 (15.79%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (26.32%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.26%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 4 (21.05%) Linux
2 2 (10.53%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (47.37%) Software Engineering
2 8 (42.11%) TDD
3 7 (36.84%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (36.84%) Continuous Integration
4 5 (26.32%) Kanban
4 5 (26.32%) OO
4 5 (26.32%) Scrum
5 4 (21.05%) Continuous Delivery
5 4 (21.05%) OOP
5 4 (21.05%) Programmatic Advertising
5 4 (21.05%) Unit Testing
6 3 (15.79%) Test Automation
6 3 (15.79%) Test Strategy
6 3 (15.79%) User Stories
7 2 (10.53%) Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Dashboard Development
7 2 (10.53%) Data Analytics
7 2 (10.53%) Data Visualisation
7 2 (10.53%) Statistics
7 2 (10.53%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 17 (89.47%) Java
2 6 (31.58%) C#
2 6 (31.58%) SQL
3 4 (21.05%) JavaScript
3 4 (21.05%) Objective-C
3 4 (21.05%) PHP
4 3 (15.79%) Python
5 2 (10.53%) MATLAB
5 2 (10.53%) R
5 2 (10.53%) VB
Qualifications
1 3 (15.79%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (21.05%) Docker
Vendors
1 1 (5.26%) Microsoft
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