The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++ Developer
Rank 107 117 103
Rank change year-on-year
+10 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 22 4 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.09% 0.22% 0.27%
As % of the Job Titles category 1.14% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 20 4 4
Average salary £40,000 £36,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.34% +11.53%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++ Developer
West Midlands

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
1930 1724 1431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 95.92% 96.80% 96.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1615 1559 1238
Average salary £42,000 £40,000 £41,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -2.43%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

C++ Developer Salary Trend in Birmingham

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 5 February 2016.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (72.00%) Subversion
3 35 (70.00%) Git (software)
4 30 (60.00%) BDD
4 30 (60.00%) TDD
5 28 (56.00%) Games
6 17 (34.00%) DirectX
7 14 (28.00%) OpenGL
7 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
8 12 (24.00%) Degree
9 9 (18.00%) Retail
10 8 (16.00%) Game Development
11 6 (12.00%) Finance
12 5 (10.00%) Linux
12 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
12 5 (10.00%) Open Source
13 4 (8.00%) XML
13 4 (8.00%) C
13 4 (8.00%) Windows
13 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
14 3 (6.00%) Scrum
14 3 (6.00%) Postgraduate
14 3 (6.00%) .NET
14 3 (6.00%) HTML
14 3 (6.00%) MySQL
14 3 (6.00%) CSS
14 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
14 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
14 3 (6.00%) JSON

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region that cited C++ Developer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (2.00%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.00%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (6.00%) MySQL
1 3 (6.00%) NoSQL
1 3 (6.00%) Redis
2 2 (4.00%) MongoDB
3 1 (2.00%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 36 (72.00%) Subversion
2 35 (70.00%) Git (software)
3 3 (6.00%) Jenkins
4 2 (4.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (2.00%) CMake
General
1 28 (56.00%) Games
2 9 (18.00%) Retail
3 6 (12.00%) Finance
4 1 (2.00%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (34.00%) DirectX
2 14 (28.00%) OpenGL
3 4 (8.00%) XML
4 3 (6.00%) .NET
4 3 (6.00%) CSS
4 3 (6.00%) HTML
4 3 (6.00%) JSON
4 3 (6.00%) REST
5 2 (4.00%) Apache Flex
5 2 (4.00%) Cocoa
5 2 (4.00%) HTML5
5 2 (4.00%) Qt
5 2 (4.00%) WPF
6 1 (2.00%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.00%) MEAN Stack
6 1 (2.00%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 4 (8.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (4.00%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (4.00%) Derivative
2 2 (4.00%) Mobile Games
3 1 (2.00%) Biometrics
3 1 (2.00%) Mathematics
3 1 (2.00%) Mobile App
3 1 (2.00%) Online Gambling
3 1 (2.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (10.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 2 (4.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (4.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (72.00%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (60.00%) BDD
2 30 (60.00%) TDD
3 14 (28.00%) Mentoring
4 8 (16.00%) Game Development
5 5 (10.00%) Open Source
5 5 (10.00%) Software Engineering
6 3 (6.00%) Scrum
6 3 (6.00%) Waterfall
7 1 (2.00%) CAD
7 1 (2.00%) Continuous Improvement
7 1 (2.00%) Image Processing
7 1 (2.00%) Machine Learning
7 1 (2.00%) Multithreading
7 1 (2.00%) OO
7 1 (2.00%) OOD
7 1 (2.00%) SDLC
7 1 (2.00%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (8.00%) C
3 2 (4.00%) Java
3 2 (4.00%) JavaScript
3 2 (4.00%) Perl
3 2 (4.00%) Python
3 2 (4.00%) VC++
4 1 (2.00%) C#
4 1 (2.00%) Go
4 1 (2.00%) PHP
4 1 (2.00%) Ruby
4 1 (2.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (24.00%) Degree
2 3 (6.00%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (2.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.00%) Microsoft
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