Period
to 21 November 2017

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 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
North West > Merseyside
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 72 82 83
Rank change year-on-year +10 +1 -32
Permanent jobs citing C++ 14 23 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 1.39% 1.76% 0.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.53% 3.30% 0.70%
Number of salaries quoted 10 20 3
Merseyside median annual salary £32,500 £36,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.72% -4.00% +7.14%
10th Percentile £25,475 £26,250 £33,250
90th Percentile £44,175 £43,625 £41,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - +5.26%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Merseyside with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Merseyside
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 553 698 428
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Merseyside 54.97% 53.53% 46.37%
Number of salaries quoted 417 498 332
Merseyside median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £27,500 £26,250 £23,800
90th Percentile £61,250 £56,250 £51,250
North West median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +6.67%

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++
Salary Histogram in Merseyside

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Merseyside over the 6 months to 21 November 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 6 months to 21 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Liverpool +17 14 £32,500 -9.72% 3
C++
North West

For the 6 months to 21 November 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 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 7 (50.00%) Games
2 7 (50.00%) C
2 7 (50.00%) Degree
3 5 (35.71%) Life Science
3 5 (35.71%) Image Processing
3 5 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
3 5 (35.71%) OOP
3 5 (35.71%) OO
3 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
3 5 (35.71%) Validation
4 4 (28.57%) C#
4 4 (28.57%) QA
4 4 (28.57%) SDLC
5 3 (21.43%) Online Games
5 3 (21.43%) Capita
6 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 2 (14.29%) Game Development
6 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
7 1 (7.14%) Global Marketing
7 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
7 1 (7.14%) People Management
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
7 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
7 1 (7.14%) Animation
7 1 (7.14%) Wireless
7 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
7 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++

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:

Communications & Networking
1 1 (7.14%) Bluetooth
1 1 (7.14%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
1 1 (7.14%) Subversion
General
1 7 (50.00%) Games
2 5 (35.71%) Manufacturing
3 1 (7.14%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (28.57%) Developer
3 3 (21.43%) C++ Developer
4 2 (14.29%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Junior
4 2 (14.29%) Junior Programmer
4 2 (14.29%) Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C/C++ Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) C++ Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded C Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Junior C++ Programmer
5 1 (7.14%) Software Development Team Leader
5 1 (7.14%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (14.29%) Unity (Game Engine)
2 1 (7.14%) .NET
2 1 (7.14%) DCOM
2 1 (7.14%) STL
2 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (35.71%) Embedded Systems
1 5 (35.71%) Life Science
2 3 (21.43%) Online Games
3 1 (7.14%) Animation
3 1 (7.14%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 1 (7.14%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 5 (35.71%) Image Processing
2 5 (35.71%) OO
2 5 (35.71%) OOP
2 5 (35.71%) Validation
3 4 (28.57%) SDLC
4 2 (14.29%) Game Development
4 2 (14.29%) Prototyping
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Global Marketing
5 1 (7.14%) People Management
5 1 (7.14%) Rapid Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C
2 4 (28.57%) C#
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C
3 1 (7.14%) Embedded C++
3 1 (7.14%) Java
3 1 (7.14%) Perl
3 1 (7.14%) PHP
3 1 (7.14%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (7.14%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (28.57%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (21.43%) Capita