The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 23 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
23 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
West Midlands / Birmingham
Rank 73 83 104
Rank change year-on-year
+10 +21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 54 42 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.83% 2.23% 1.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.01% 5.41% 2.81%
Number of salaries quoted 54 35 17
Median salary £45,000 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,600 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £42,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Birmingham region.

Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
770 776 783
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.40% 41.25% 42.97%
Number of salaries quoted 692 682 738
Median salary £41,750 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.37% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £29,500 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

C++
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

C++ Salary Trend in Birmingham

C++
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Birmingham region over the 3 months to 23 January 2017.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for C++.

1 49 (48.04%) Linux
2 47 (46.08%) Java
3 40 (39.22%) C#
4 37 (36.27%) JavaScript
5 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
6 28 (27.45%) C
7 26 (25.49%) MySQL
8 25 (24.51%) Python
9 24 (23.53%) Games
10 23 (22.55%) JIRA
10 23 (22.55%) Selenium
10 23 (22.55%) OOP
10 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
10 23 (22.55%) Automation Testing
11 21 (20.59%) XML
12 20 (19.61%) Eclipse
13 19 (18.63%) Business Intelligence
13 19 (18.63%) Subversion
13 19 (18.63%) MongoDB
13 19 (18.63%) Redis
14 17 (16.67%) NoSQL
15 16 (15.69%) JSON
15 16 (15.69%) Apache
16 15 (14.71%) REST
16 15 (14.71%) Test Scripting
17 14 (13.73%) .NET
17 14 (13.73%) SQL
18 13 (12.75%) Automated Testing
19 12 (11.76%) Finance
20 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham 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 16 (15.69%) Apache
2 4 (3.92%) IIS
2 4 (3.92%) SharePoint
3 2 (1.96%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.98%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.98%) Drupal
Applications
1 3 (2.94%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.98%) Blender
2 1 (0.98%) Simulink
2 1 (0.98%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 5 (4.90%) Dynamics CRM
2 2 (1.96%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
2 2 (1.96%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.96%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.92%) HTTP
2 1 (0.98%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.98%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (25.49%) MySQL
2 19 (18.63%) MongoDB
2 19 (18.63%) Redis
3 17 (16.67%) NoSQL
4 7 (6.86%) SQL Server
5 5 (4.90%) Relational Database
6 3 (2.94%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.96%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (0.98%) Big Data
8 1 (0.98%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.98%) HBase
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2008
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server 2012
8 1 (0.98%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 1 (0.98%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 23 (22.55%) Git (software)
1 23 (22.55%) JIRA
1 23 (22.55%) Selenium
2 20 (19.61%) Eclipse
3 19 (18.63%) Subversion
4 7 (6.86%) Robot Framework
5 4 (3.92%) CMake
5 4 (3.92%) Visual Studio
6 3 (2.94%) Vagrant
7 2 (1.96%) CANoe
7 2 (1.96%) Cucumber
7 2 (1.96%) Hudson
7 2 (1.96%) Jenkins
7 2 (1.96%) WebDriver
8 1 (0.98%) Maven
8 1 (0.98%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.98%) VectorCAST
8 1 (0.98%) Xcode
General
1 24 (23.53%) Games
2 12 (11.76%) Finance
3 7 (6.86%) Automotive
4 4 (3.92%) Electronics
4 4 (3.92%) Marketing
5 2 (1.96%) Publishing
5 2 (1.96%) Retail
6 1 (0.98%) Advertising
6 1 (0.98%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 48 (47.06%) Developer
2 29 (28.43%) Graduate
3 27 (26.47%) Graduate Developer
4 15 (14.71%) Programmer
5 14 (13.73%) Test Leader
6 13 (12.75%) C++ Developer
7 12 (11.76%) Software Engineer
8 11 (10.78%) C++ Programmer
8 11 (10.78%) Senior C++ Programmer
8 11 (10.78%) Senior Programmer
9 8 (7.84%) Automation Test Lead
10 7 (6.86%) Analyst
10 7 (6.86%) Test Analyst
11 6 (5.88%) Embedded Engineer
11 6 (5.88%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 6 (5.88%) Junior
11 6 (5.88%) Junior C++ Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Junior Developer
11 6 (5.88%) Software Developer
12 5 (4.90%) Graduate C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (20.59%) XML
2 16 (15.69%) JSON
3 15 (14.71%) REST
4 14 (13.73%) .NET
5 7 (6.86%) ASP.NET
5 7 (6.86%) HTML
6 6 (5.88%) CSS
7 5 (4.90%) Node.js
7 5 (4.90%) WCF
8 4 (3.92%) HTML5
8 4 (3.92%) OpenGL
8 4 (3.92%) WebGL
8 4 (3.92%) WF
9 3 (2.94%) Browserify
9 3 (2.94%) RESTful
10 2 (1.96%) AngularJS
10 2 (1.96%) SOAP
10 2 (1.96%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (1.96%) Unreal Engine
10 2 (1.96%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 6 (5.88%) Fintech
2 4 (3.92%) Mobile App
3 3 (2.94%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (2.94%) Mathematics
4 2 (1.96%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (1.96%) Animation
4 2 (1.96%) User Experience
5 1 (0.98%) CAN bus
5 1 (0.98%) Client/Server
5 1 (0.98%) Computer Science
5 1 (0.98%) Mobile Games
5 1 (0.98%) Oculus Rift
5 1 (0.98%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 49 (48.04%) Linux
2 9 (8.82%) Unix
3 8 (7.84%) Android
4 5 (4.90%) Apple iOS
4 5 (4.90%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (2.94%) Windows
6 2 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.98%) Debian
7 1 (0.98%) SUSE
7 1 (0.98%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (30.39%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (22.55%) Automation Testing
2 23 (22.55%) OOP
3 19 (18.63%) Business Intelligence
4 15 (14.71%) Test Scripting
5 13 (12.75%) Automated Testing
6 11 (10.78%) Software Engineering
7 7 (6.86%) Open Source
7 7 (6.86%) SDLC
8 5 (4.90%) API Integration
8 5 (4.90%) CRM
8 5 (4.90%) Game Development
8 5 (4.90%) OO
9 4 (3.92%) BDD
9 4 (3.92%) EAI
9 4 (3.92%) Mentoring
9 4 (3.92%) Mobile Development
9 4 (3.92%) Scrum
9 4 (3.92%) TDD
10 3 (2.94%) Issue Tracking
Programming Languages
1 47 (46.08%) Java
2 40 (39.22%) C#
3 37 (36.27%) JavaScript
4 28 (27.45%) C
5 25 (24.51%) Python
6 14 (13.73%) SQL
7 8 (7.84%) PHP
8 6 (5.88%) Ruby
9 4 (3.92%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.92%) Go
9 4 (3.92%) VC++
10 3 (2.94%) Bash Shell
10 3 (2.94%) ES6
10 3 (2.94%) Perl
11 2 (1.96%) Embedded C++
11 2 (1.96%) T-SQL
12 1 (0.98%) MATLAB
12 1 (0.98%) Objective-C
12 1 (0.98%) VB.NET
12 1 (0.98%) VBA
Qualifications
1 7 (6.86%) Degree
2 4 (3.92%) ISTQB
3 1 (0.98%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (4.90%) QA
2 3 (2.94%) MISRA
3 2 (1.96%) ISO26262
4 1 (0.98%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (2.94%) Docker
2 1 (0.98%) Apache Flume
2 1 (0.98%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 1 (0.98%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 3 (2.94%) Ansible
2 2 (1.96%) Puppet
3 1 (0.98%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.98%) Oozie
Vendors
1 8 (7.84%) Microsoft
2 6 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 4 (3.92%) NEC
3 4 (3.92%) Oracle
4 3 (2.94%) Freescale
4 3 (2.94%) Google
5 2 (1.96%) Green Hills
5 2 (1.96%) Renesas
5 2 (1.96%) Zend
6 1 (0.98%) Apple
6 1 (0.98%) Perforce
6 1 (0.98%) Xamarin
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