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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
North West / Merseyside
Rank 50 55 47
Rank change year-on-year +5 -8  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 14 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 2.49% 1.43% 2.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.55% 2.70% 4.58%
Number of salaries quoted 12 7 10
Median salary £31,750 £33,500 £28,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.22% +17.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £36,950 £38,000 £57,500
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 308 259 262
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Merseyside 54.80% 52.97% 53.04%
Number of salaries quoted 255 207 217
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Merseyside

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Merseyside 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 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++
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Merseyside over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram 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 27 March 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 +12 14 £31,750 -5.22%
C++
North West

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Merseyside

For the 6 months to 27 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 Merseyside region with a requirement for C++.

1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 13 (50.00%) SQL
3 9 (34.62%) Perl
3 9 (34.62%) Java
3 9 (34.62%) STL
3 9 (34.62%) Windows
4 8 (30.77%) Python
4 8 (30.77%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) Ruby
6 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
7 5 (19.23%) .NET
7 5 (19.23%) OOP
7 5 (19.23%) OO
7 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
7 5 (19.23%) Games
7 5 (19.23%) Puppet
8 4 (15.38%) Game Development
8 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
8 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
8 4 (15.38%) QA
8 4 (15.38%) jQuery
8 4 (15.38%) SDLC
8 4 (15.38%) Ajax
8 4 (15.38%) Subversion
8 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
8 4 (15.38%) C
8 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
8 4 (15.38%) CSS
8 4 (15.38%) HTML
9 3 (11.54%) PHP

C++
Top Related 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 3 (11.54%) Apache
1 3 (11.54%) IIS
1 3 (11.54%) Tomcat
2 2 (7.69%) nginx
Applications
1 1 (3.85%) MS Office
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (11.54%) PostgreSQL
2 1 (3.85%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (15.38%) Git (software)
1 4 (15.38%) Subversion
2 3 (11.54%) Cucumber
2 3 (11.54%) JIRA
3 2 (7.69%) RSpec
4 1 (3.85%) LoadRunner
4 1 (3.85%) Selenium
4 1 (3.85%) SoapUI
General
1 5 (19.23%) Games
2 3 (11.54%) Banking
2 3 (11.54%) Finance
3 1 (3.85%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 9 (34.62%) C++ Developer
1 9 (34.62%) Developer
1 9 (34.62%) Junior
1 9 (34.62%) Junior C++ Developer
1 9 (34.62%) Junior Developer
2 4 (15.38%) Release Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Build and Release Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Build Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Games Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) HPUX Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Linux Engineer
3 3 (11.54%) Windows Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Linux Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Windows Systems Engineer
5 1 (3.85%) Administrator
5 1 (3.85%) Games Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Programmer
5 1 (3.85%) Systems Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (34.62%) STL
2 5 (19.23%) .NET
3 4 (15.38%) Ajax
3 4 (15.38%) CSS
3 4 (15.38%) HTML
3 4 (15.38%) jQuery
4 3 (11.54%) Web Services
4 3 (11.54%) XML
5 2 (7.69%) ASP.NET
5 2 (7.69%) Classic ASP
5 2 (7.69%) HTML5
5 2 (7.69%) Phusion Passenger
5 2 (7.69%) RESTful
5 2 (7.69%) Ruby on Rails
5 2 (7.69%) SOAP
6 1 (3.85%) Apache Axis
6 1 (3.85%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (3.85%) Gherkin
6 1 (3.85%) Qt
6 1 (3.85%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (7.69%) Data Structures
1 2 (7.69%) iPad
1 2 (7.69%) N-Tier
2 1 (3.85%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 15 (57.69%) Linux
2 9 (34.62%) Windows
3 5 (19.23%) Ubuntu
4 3 (11.54%) CentOS
4 3 (11.54%) Fedora
4 3 (11.54%) HPUX
4 3 (11.54%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 3 (11.54%) Windows Server
5 1 (3.85%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (19.23%) OO
1 5 (19.23%) OOP
2 4 (15.38%) Game Development
2 4 (15.38%) SDLC
2 4 (15.38%) Software Engineering
3 3 (11.54%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (11.54%) Automated Testing
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Improvement
3 3 (11.54%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (11.54%) Scrum
3 3 (11.54%) TDD
4 2 (7.69%) BDD
4 2 (7.69%) Integration Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Kanban
4 2 (7.69%) MVC
4 2 (7.69%) Open Source
4 2 (7.69%) Pair Programming
4 2 (7.69%) Release Management
4 2 (7.69%) User Acceptance Testing
4 2 (7.69%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 13 (50.00%) SQL
2 9 (34.62%) Java
2 9 (34.62%) Perl
3 8 (30.77%) C#
3 8 (30.77%) Python
4 7 (26.92%) Ruby
5 6 (23.08%) JavaScript
6 4 (15.38%) C
6 4 (15.38%) PowerShell
7 3 (11.54%) Bash Shell
7 3 (11.54%) Bourne shell
7 3 (11.54%) Korn
7 3 (11.54%) PHP
8 2 (7.69%) Smalltalk
8 2 (7.69%) VB.NET
9 1 (3.85%) Embedded C
9 1 (3.85%) Embedded C++
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (15.38%) QA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (19.23%) Puppet
Vendors
1 4 (15.38%) Microsoft
2 3 (11.54%) HP
2 3 (11.54%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.85%) Perforce
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