Period
to 15 July 2018

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 6 months to 15 July 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK > Northern Ireland
6 months to
15 Jul 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 21 26 39
Rank change year-on-year +5 +13 -23
Permanent jobs citing C++ 44 32 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 10.48% 7.03% 2.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.12% 11.55% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 40 26 8
Northern Ireland median annual salary £41,250 £37,500 £41,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -9.09% -2.94%
10th Percentile £20,363 £21,875 £28,675
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,750 £65,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +11.11% -5.26% +5.56%

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 Northern Ireland with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Northern Ireland
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 273 277 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Northern Ireland 65.00% 60.88% 47.89%
Number of salaries quoted 219 205 106
Northern Ireland median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -1.32%
10th Percentile £25,200 £26,100 £27,500
90th Percentile £57,000 £60,000 £48,125
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% - +5.56%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Northern Ireland

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

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 6 months to 15 July 2018.

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 6 months to 15 July 2018. 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
County Antrim +7 42 £41,250 +10.00% 11
County Down - 1 £25,500 -
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 15 July 2018, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Northern Ireland region with a requirement for C++.

1 30 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 27 (61.36%) C
3 22 (50.00%) Linux
4 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (34.09%) Java
5 15 (34.09%) Mentoring
6 14 (31.82%) OO
6 14 (31.82%) Apple
7 13 (29.55%) Python
8 12 (27.27%) Samsung
9 11 (25.00%) C#
10 10 (22.73%) HTML
10 10 (22.73%) XML
10 10 (22.73%) Degree
10 10 (22.73%) JSON
10 10 (22.73%) SDLC
11 9 (20.45%) Contactless
11 9 (20.45%) Refactoring
11 9 (20.45%) Android
11 9 (20.45%) Smartcard
12 8 (18.18%) Scrum
12 8 (18.18%) .NET
12 8 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
13 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
13 7 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
14 6 (13.64%) TDD
14 6 (13.64%) Chip and PIN
14 6 (13.64%) Embedded C
14 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
14 6 (13.64%) Mobile Payment

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:

Business Applications
1 3 (6.82%) Payment Gateway
2 1 (2.27%) RMDS
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.27%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.27%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (2.27%) PaaS
1 1 (2.27%) SaaS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.55%) KDB
1 2 (4.55%) Kdb+
2 1 (2.27%) Big Data
2 1 (2.27%) NoSQL
2 1 (2.27%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 1 (2.27%) Robot Framework
General
1 3 (6.82%) Pharmaceutical
2 2 (4.55%) Finance
2 2 (4.55%) Front Office
3 1 (2.27%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (43.18%) Software Engineer
2 16 (36.36%) C++ Software Engineer
3 15 (34.09%) Developer
4 12 (27.27%) C Software Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 12 (27.27%) Principal Engineer
5 10 (22.73%) Principal Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) C++ Developer
6 7 (15.91%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Embedded Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 7 (15.91%) Graduate
7 6 (13.64%) C/C++ Embedded Software Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Embedded C Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Embedded C Software Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Embedded C/C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (13.64%) Graduate Developer
7 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (22.73%) HTML
1 10 (22.73%) JSON
1 10 (22.73%) XML
2 8 (18.18%) .NET
3 3 (6.82%) Velocity
3 3 (6.82%) Web Services
4 1 (2.27%) .NET Framework
4 1 (2.27%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 9 (20.45%) Contactless
1 9 (20.45%) Smartcard
2 8 (18.18%) Embedded Systems
3 7 (15.91%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (13.64%) Chip and PIN
4 6 (13.64%) Computer Science
4 6 (13.64%) Mobile Payment
5 5 (11.36%) Algorithms
6 3 (6.82%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (6.82%) Self-Motivation
7 2 (4.55%) Fixed Income
8 1 (2.27%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 1 (2.27%) Public Cloud
Operating Systems
1 22 (50.00%) Linux
2 9 (20.45%) Android
3 5 (11.36%) Windows
4 2 (4.55%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (68.18%) Software Engineering
2 18 (40.91%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (34.09%) Mentoring
4 14 (31.82%) OO
5 10 (22.73%) SDLC
6 9 (20.45%) Refactoring
7 8 (18.18%) Scrum
8 7 (15.91%) Problem-Solving
9 6 (13.64%) TDD
10 5 (11.36%) Analytics
10 5 (11.36%) Continuous Improvement
10 5 (11.36%) Data Analysis
10 5 (11.36%) Multithreading
11 4 (9.09%) Continuous Delivery
11 4 (9.09%) Customer Requirements
11 4 (9.09%) Data Science
11 4 (9.09%) Deep Learning
11 4 (9.09%) Kanban
11 4 (9.09%) Mathematics
11 4 (9.09%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 27 (61.36%) C
2 15 (34.09%) Java
3 13 (29.55%) Python
4 11 (25.00%) C#
5 6 (13.64%) Embedded C
6 5 (11.36%) VB.NET
7 2 (4.55%) MATLAB
7 2 (4.55%) R
7 2 (4.55%) Scala
8 1 (2.27%) Embedded C++
8 1 (2.27%) Groovy
8 1 (2.27%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (22.73%) Degree
2 4 (9.09%) PhD
3 2 (4.55%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (2.27%) SC Cleared
4 1 (2.27%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.27%) QA
System Software
1 1 (2.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (31.82%) Apple
2 12 (27.27%) Samsung
3 5 (11.36%) Google
4 1 (2.27%) Capita
4 1 (2.27%) StreamBase
4 1 (2.27%) TIBCO