The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 87 95 63
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -32
Permanent jobs citing C++ 57 35 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.31% 1.91% 3.43%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.97% 4.30% 8.47%
Number of salaries quoted 51 24 51
Average salary £42,500 £35,250 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.56% +8.46%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,050 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
West Midlands

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
818 814 732
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 33.17% 44.48% 40.46%
Number of salaries quoted 697 718 648
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,750
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +0.62%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Birmingham region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 April 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++.

1 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 50 (48.54%) Games
3 48 (46.60%) Subversion
4 46 (44.66%) Git (software)
5 41 (39.81%) Degree
6 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
7 30 (29.13%) Game Development
8 27 (26.21%) TDD
9 26 (25.24%) BDD
10 24 (23.30%) Linux
11 23 (22.33%) OO
11 23 (22.33%) Retail
12 20 (19.42%) Finance
13 19 (18.45%) Python
13 19 (18.45%) XML
13 19 (18.45%) Java
14 18 (17.48%) C
14 18 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
15 17 (16.50%) Redis
15 17 (16.50%) REST
15 17 (16.50%) NoSQL
15 17 (16.50%) JSON
15 17 (16.50%) MySQL
15 17 (16.50%) HTTP
16 16 (15.53%) OOD
16 16 (15.53%) Windows
17 15 (14.56%) Apache
17 15 (14.56%) Apache Cassandra
18 14 (13.59%) Online Gambling
19 13 (12.62%) Facebook

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 April 2016, IT jobs across the Birmingham region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 15 (14.56%) Apache
2 13 (12.62%) Facebook Platform
3 4 (3.88%) SAS
4 2 (1.94%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 4 (3.88%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.91%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 17 (16.50%) HTTP
2 1 (0.97%) 4G
2 1 (0.97%) Bluetooth
2 1 (0.97%) DVB
2 1 (0.97%) Firewall
2 1 (0.97%) FlexRay
2 1 (0.97%) GSM
2 1 (0.97%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (0.97%) LTE
2 1 (0.97%) TCP/IP
2 1 (0.97%) UMTS
2 1 (0.97%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (0.97%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (16.50%) MySQL
1 17 (16.50%) NoSQL
1 17 (16.50%) Redis
2 15 (14.56%) Apache Cassandra
3 4 (3.88%) Big Data
4 3 (2.91%) Relational Database
5 2 (1.94%) MongoDB
6 1 (0.97%) SQL Server
6 1 (0.97%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 48 (46.60%) Subversion
2 46 (44.66%) Git (software)
3 13 (12.62%) Eclipse
4 8 (7.77%) Visual Studio
5 3 (2.91%) Jenkins
6 1 (0.97%) CANoe
6 1 (0.97%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.97%) JIRA
6 1 (0.97%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.97%) Selenium
6 1 (0.97%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.97%) WebDriver
General
1 50 (48.54%) Games
2 23 (22.33%) Retail
3 20 (19.42%) Finance
4 6 (5.83%) Banking
5 5 (4.85%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (3.88%) French Language
6 4 (3.88%) German Language
6 4 (3.88%) Italian Language
6 4 (3.88%) Russian Language
6 4 (3.88%) Spanish Language
7 3 (2.91%) Automotive
8 1 (0.97%) Electronics
8 1 (0.97%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 58 (56.31%) Developer
2 43 (41.75%) C++ Developer
3 30 (29.13%) Software Engineer
4 21 (20.39%) C++ Software Engineer
4 21 (20.39%) Software Developer
5 15 (14.56%) C++ Software Developer
6 13 (12.62%) Junior
7 12 (11.65%) Junior Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Senior C++ Developer
8 10 (9.71%) Senior Developer
9 9 (8.74%) Senior Software Engineer
10 7 (6.80%) Junior Software Developer
10 7 (6.80%) Quantitative Developer
11 6 (5.83%) Junior C++ Developer
12 5 (4.85%) Consultant
13 4 (3.88%) C++ Programmer
13 4 (3.88%) Lead Developer
13 4 (3.88%) Linux Engineer
13 4 (3.88%) Programmer
13 4 (3.88%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (18.45%) XML
2 17 (16.50%) JSON
2 17 (16.50%) REST
3 9 (8.74%) DirectX
3 9 (8.74%) HTML
4 8 (7.77%) CSS
5 6 (5.83%) HTML5
5 6 (5.83%) OpenGL
6 5 (4.85%) .NET
7 4 (3.88%) Cocoa
7 4 (3.88%) Qt
7 4 (3.88%) Web Services
7 4 (3.88%) WPF
8 2 (1.94%) Apache Flex
8 2 (1.94%) CSS3
8 2 (1.94%) JDBC
8 2 (1.94%) Lucene
8 2 (1.94%) MFC
8 2 (1.94%) ODBC
9 1 (0.97%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 18 (17.48%) Analytical Skills
2 14 (13.59%) Online Gambling
3 12 (11.65%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.74%) Derivative
5 7 (6.80%) Equities
6 5 (4.85%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (4.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 5 (4.85%) Mathematics
7 4 (3.88%) Embedded Systems
8 3 (2.91%) Linked Data
8 3 (2.91%) Physics
8 3 (2.91%) Semantic Web
9 2 (1.94%) Algorithms
9 2 (1.94%) CAN bus
9 2 (1.94%) Mobile Games
10 1 (0.97%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (0.97%) Client/Server
10 1 (0.97%) Management Information System
10 1 (0.97%) Mobile App
10 1 (0.97%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 24 (23.30%) Linux
2 16 (15.53%) Windows
3 6 (5.83%) Android
3 6 (5.83%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (3.88%) Mac OS X
5 3 (2.91%) Solaris
5 3 (2.91%) Windows 7
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Mobile
5 3 (2.91%) Windows Vista
5 3 (2.91%) Windows XP
6 1 (0.97%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 52 (50.49%) Agile Software Development
2 35 (33.98%) Software Engineering
3 30 (29.13%) Game Development
4 27 (26.21%) TDD
5 26 (25.24%) BDD
6 23 (22.33%) OO
7 16 (15.53%) OOD
8 6 (5.83%) OOP
9 5 (4.85%) Data Protection
9 5 (4.85%) Mentoring
9 5 (4.85%) Risk Management
10 4 (3.88%) Analytics
10 4 (3.88%) Cross-Platform Development
10 4 (3.88%) Embedded Software Development
10 4 (3.88%) Operations Research
10 4 (3.88%) Predictive Modelling
10 4 (3.88%) Quantitative Analysis
10 4 (3.88%) Scrum
10 4 (3.88%) SOA
10 4 (3.88%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.45%) Java
1 19 (18.45%) Python
2 18 (17.48%) C
3 9 (8.74%) PHP
4 8 (7.77%) Ruby
5 6 (5.83%) C#
6 4 (3.88%) JavaScript
6 4 (3.88%) Perl
6 4 (3.88%) SQL
7 2 (1.94%) Embedded C
7 2 (1.94%) Embedded C++
7 2 (1.94%) SPARQL
7 2 (1.94%) VC++
8 1 (0.97%) MATLAB
8 1 (0.97%) XAML
Qualifications
1 41 (39.81%) Degree
2 4 (3.88%) PhD
3 1 (0.97%) CISSP
3 1 (0.97%) GCIA
3 1 (0.97%) GCIH
3 1 (0.97%) ISEB
3 1 (0.97%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (3.88%) Basel II
2 1 (0.97%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.97%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (12.62%) Facebook
2 3 (2.91%) Microsoft
3 1 (0.97%) Fujitsu
3 1 (0.97%) IBM
3 1 (0.97%) MKS
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