The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK / Northern Ireland
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 18 22 19
Rank change year-on-year +4 -3  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 6 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 8.42% 3.97% 15.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.50% 9.38% 24.18%
Number of salaries quoted 14 6 8
Median salary £36,250 £36,250 £38,750
Median salary % change year-on-year - -6.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,750 £31,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £43,250
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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Northern Ireland
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 128 64 91
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Northern Ireland 67.37% 42.38% 64.08%
Number of salaries quoted 95 59 48
Median salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 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 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++ in Northern Ireland.

Salary trend for C++ in Northern Ireland

C++
Salary Histogram in Northern Ireland

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Northern Ireland over the 3 months to 26 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ 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 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
County Antrim +8 16 £36,250 +7.40% 2
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 26 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 Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C++.

1 22 (70.97%) Java
2 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
4 12 (38.71%) C#
5 10 (32.26%) Windows
5 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
6 9 (29.03%) Kanban
6 9 (29.03%) Linux
6 9 (29.03%) OO
6 9 (29.03%) TDD
6 9 (29.03%) Scrum
7 8 (25.81%) SDLC
8 7 (22.58%) Multithreaded Programming
8 7 (22.58%) HTML
8 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
8 7 (22.58%) SQL
8 7 (22.58%) Objective-C
9 6 (19.35%) Front Office
9 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
10 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
10 5 (16.13%) BDD
10 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
10 5 (16.13%) Mobile Development
10 5 (16.13%) Analytics
10 5 (16.13%) Unix
10 5 (16.13%) Refactoring
11 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
11 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
11 4 (12.90%) WPF
11 4 (12.90%) Statistics

C++
Co-occurring 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 3 (9.68%) SAS
2 2 (6.45%) OpenStack
Cloud Services
1 4 (12.90%) GitHub
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (12.90%) Relational Database
2 3 (9.68%) Big Data
General
1 6 (19.35%) Front Office
2 4 (12.90%) Advertising
3 3 (9.68%) Finance
3 3 (9.68%) Marketing
3 3 (9.68%) Retail
4 2 (6.45%) Banking
4 2 (6.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Software Engineer
3 9 (29.03%) C++ Developer
4 8 (25.81%) Software Developer
5 6 (19.35%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (19.35%) C++/Java Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Java Developer
5 6 (19.35%) Java Software Developer
6 5 (16.13%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior C++ Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Senior Developer
7 4 (12.90%) C# Developer
7 4 (12.90%) C# WPF Developer
7 4 (12.90%) PHP Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Java Software Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior PHP Developer
7 4 (12.90%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (12.90%) WPF Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Commercial Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (22.58%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) AngularJS
2 4 (12.90%) LAMP
2 4 (12.90%) WPF
3 3 (9.68%) .NET
3 3 (9.68%) STL
4 2 (6.45%) XML
4 2 (6.45%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (12.90%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.45%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (6.45%) Equities
3 2 (6.45%) Greenfield Project
Operating Systems
1 10 (32.26%) Windows
2 9 (29.03%) Linux
3 5 (16.13%) Unix
4 2 (6.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (54.84%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (41.94%) Software Engineering
3 10 (32.26%) Multithreading
4 9 (29.03%) Kanban
4 9 (29.03%) OO
4 9 (29.03%) Scrum
4 9 (29.03%) TDD
5 8 (25.81%) SDLC
6 7 (22.58%) Multithreaded Programming
7 6 (19.35%) Continuous Integration
8 5 (16.13%) Analytics
8 5 (16.13%) BDD
8 5 (16.13%) Continuous Delivery
8 5 (16.13%) Mobile Development
8 5 (16.13%) Refactoring
9 4 (12.90%) OOP
9 4 (12.90%) Programmatic Advertising
9 4 (12.90%) Statistics
9 4 (12.90%) Unit Testing
10 3 (9.68%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 22 (70.97%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) C#
3 7 (22.58%) JavaScript
3 7 (22.58%) Objective-C
3 7 (22.58%) SQL
4 4 (12.90%) PHP
5 3 (9.68%) MATLAB
5 3 (9.68%) R
5 3 (9.68%) VB
6 2 (6.45%) C
6 2 (6.45%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Computer Science Degree
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
System Software
1 4 (12.90%) Docker
2 2 (6.45%) KVM
2 2 (6.45%) oVirt
Systems Management
1 2 (6.45%) Ansible
1 2 (6.45%) Puppet
Vendors
1 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
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