The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West / Merseyside
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 54 52 51
Rank change year-on-year -2 -1  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 7 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.31% 1.47% 2.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.18% 3.23% 4.94%
Number of salaries quoted 6 6 17
Median salary £30,000 £36,750 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.36% -13.52%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £33,625 £28,850
10% offered a salary of more than £33,750 £39,500 £51,500
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 Merseyside with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Merseyside
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 321 217 243
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 60.00% 45.59% 48.60%
Number of salaries quoted 472 376 420
Median salary £39,250 £37,500 £37,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.66% +0.67%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £48,750 £53,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Merseyside.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Merseyside

C++
Salary Trend in Merseyside

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

Salary trend for C++ in Merseyside

C++
Job Locations in Merseyside

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Merseyside region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. 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 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
Liverpool +7 7 £30,000 -16.66% 3
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 28 June 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for C++.

1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 10 (47.62%) Linux
3 7 (33.33%) STL
3 7 (33.33%) C
3 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
4 6 (28.57%) OOP
4 6 (28.57%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) Windows
5 5 (23.81%) Validation
6 4 (19.05%) Games
6 4 (19.05%) CSS
6 4 (19.05%) C#
6 4 (19.05%) HTML
6 4 (19.05%) Java
6 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
6 4 (19.05%) .NET
6 4 (19.05%) Ajax
6 4 (19.05%) Degree
6 4 (19.05%) jQuery
7 3 (14.29%) Life Science
7 3 (14.29%) QA
7 3 (14.29%) Image Processing
7 3 (14.29%) Ruby
7 3 (14.29%) Subversion
7 3 (14.29%) Scrum
7 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
7 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
7 3 (14.29%) Game Development
7 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
7 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Merseyside 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 (9.52%) nginx
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (9.52%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 3 (14.29%) Git (software)
1 3 (14.29%) Subversion
2 2 (9.52%) Cucumber
2 2 (9.52%) RSpec
General
1 4 (19.05%) Games
2 3 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 1 (4.76%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 8 (38.10%) Junior
2 7 (33.33%) C++ Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Junior C++ Developer
2 7 (33.33%) Junior Developer
3 5 (23.81%) Software Engineer
4 2 (9.52%) Programmer
4 2 (9.52%) Release Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Build and Release Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Build Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Electronics Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Games Engineer
5 1 (4.76%) Games Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior C++ Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Junior Programmer
5 1 (4.76%) Senior Electronics Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (33.33%) STL
2 4 (19.05%) .NET
2 4 (19.05%) Ajax
2 4 (19.05%) CSS
2 4 (19.05%) HTML
2 4 (19.05%) jQuery
3 2 (9.52%) ASP.NET
3 2 (9.52%) Classic ASP
3 2 (9.52%) HTML5
3 2 (9.52%) Phusion Passenger
3 2 (9.52%) RESTful
3 2 (9.52%) Ruby on Rails
3 2 (9.52%) SOAP
3 2 (9.52%) Web Services
3 2 (9.52%) XML
4 1 (4.76%) OpenGL
4 1 (4.76%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 3 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (14.29%) Life Science
2 2 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (9.52%) Data Structures
2 2 (9.52%) N-Tier
3 1 (4.76%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 10 (47.62%) Linux
2 5 (23.81%) Windows
3 2 (9.52%) Ubuntu
4 1 (4.76%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) OO
2 6 (28.57%) OOP
3 5 (23.81%) Validation
4 3 (14.29%) Continuous Improvement
4 3 (14.29%) Game Development
4 3 (14.29%) Image Processing
4 3 (14.29%) Scrum
4 3 (14.29%) SDLC
5 2 (9.52%) BDD
5 2 (9.52%) Continuous Integration
5 2 (9.52%) DevOps
5 2 (9.52%) Integration Testing
5 2 (9.52%) Kanban
5 2 (9.52%) Open Source
5 2 (9.52%) Release Management
5 2 (9.52%) TDD
5 2 (9.52%) Test Automation
5 2 (9.52%) User Acceptance Testing
5 2 (9.52%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 12 (57.14%) SQL
2 7 (33.33%) C
3 4 (19.05%) C#
3 4 (19.05%) Java
3 4 (19.05%) JavaScript
4 3 (14.29%) Ruby
5 2 (9.52%) Perl
5 2 (9.52%) PHP
5 2 (9.52%) Python
5 2 (9.52%) Smalltalk
5 2 (9.52%) VB.NET
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
6 1 (4.76%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 4 (19.05%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 1 (4.76%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (9.52%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (4.76%) Perforce
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