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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 110 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 52 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 0.99% 2.85% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.41% 6.40% 4.85%
Number of salaries quoted 16 51 36
Average salary £37,500 £36,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.16% +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,250 £21,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
831 813 763
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.14% 44.55% 45.77%
Number of salaries quoted 784 731 650
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 26 (56.52%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) Java
3 16 (34.78%) UNIX
4 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (26.09%) Oracle
5 12 (26.09%) Windows
6 11 (23.91%) HTML
6 11 (23.91%) SQL
7 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
7 10 (21.74%) Linux
7 10 (21.74%) Degree
8 9 (19.57%) OO
9 8 (17.39%) ITIL
10 7 (15.22%) PHP
10 7 (15.22%) MySQL
10 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
10 7 (15.22%) Project Management
10 7 (15.22%) Finance
11 6 (13.04%) VB
11 6 (13.04%) CSS
11 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
11 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
11 6 (13.04%) Subversion
11 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
11 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
11 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
11 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
12 5 (10.87%) Python
12 5 (10.87%) Borland
12 5 (10.87%) Scrum

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (8.70%) Apache
2 1 (2.17%) Documentum
2 1 (2.17%) FileNet
2 1 (2.17%) CMS
2 1 (2.17%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (8.70%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 6 (13.04%) TCP/IP
2 4 (8.70%) FTP
3 2 (4.35%) LDAP
3 2 (4.35%) DNS
4 1 (2.17%) VoIP
4 1 (2.17%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (15.22%) MySQL
1 7 (15.22%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.35%) DB2
2 2 (4.35%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.17%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.17%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.17%) Oracle Database 11g
3 1 (2.17%) MariaDB
Development Applications
1 6 (13.04%) Subversion
2 4 (8.70%) Dreamweaver
3 3 (6.52%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.17%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.17%) ProC
4 1 (2.17%) JMeter
4 1 (2.17%) JIRA
4 1 (2.17%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.17%) CMake
4 1 (2.17%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 7 (15.22%) Finance
2 6 (13.04%) Manufacturing
3 4 (8.70%) Back Office
3 4 (8.70%) Retail
4 2 (4.35%) Telecoms
4 2 (4.35%) Games
4 2 (4.35%) Banking
5 1 (2.17%) Legal
5 1 (2.17%) Financial Institution
5 1 (2.17%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (34.78%) Developer
2 9 (19.57%) Analyst
3 5 (10.87%) Software Developer
3 5 (10.87%) Tester
3 5 (10.87%) Software Engineer
4 4 (8.70%) Test Analyst
4 4 (8.70%) Web Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Programmer
4 4 (8.70%) Senior Web Developer
4 4 (8.70%) Software Tester
5 3 (6.52%) C++ Programmer
5 3 (6.52%) Development Manager
5 3 (6.52%) Applications Support
6 2 (4.35%) Graduate
6 2 (4.35%) Applications Specialist
6 2 (4.35%) VB.NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) .NET Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C++ Developer
6 2 (4.35%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (23.91%) HTML
2 6 (13.04%) CSS
3 4 (8.70%) .NET
3 4 (8.70%) XML
3 4 (8.70%) Flash
3 4 (8.70%) Ajax
3 4 (8.70%) WPF
3 4 (8.70%) jQuery
4 2 (4.35%) DirectX
4 2 (4.35%) Web Services
4 2 (4.35%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.17%) MFC
5 1 (2.17%) LAMP
5 1 (2.17%) Qt
5 1 (2.17%) RESTful
5 1 (2.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 1 (2.17%) HTML5
5 1 (2.17%) AngularJS
5 1 (2.17%) Java EE
5 1 (2.17%) FIX Protocol
Miscellaneous
1 6 (13.04%) Mathematics
1 6 (13.04%) Computer Science
1 6 (13.04%) Analytical Skills
2 5 (10.87%) Open Source
3 4 (8.70%) Physics
3 4 (8.70%) N-Tier
3 4 (8.70%) W3C
4 2 (4.35%) Clustering
5 1 (2.17%) Equities
5 1 (2.17%) Pocket PC
5 1 (2.17%) Derivative
5 1 (2.17%) CMDB
5 1 (2.17%) Market Risk
5 1 (2.17%) Mobile App
5 1 (2.17%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 16 (34.78%) UNIX
2 12 (26.09%) Windows
3 10 (21.74%) Linux
4 4 (8.70%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.70%) Windows 7
5 3 (6.52%) AIX
5 3 (6.52%) Solaris
6 1 (2.17%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.17%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.17%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.17%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (2.17%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (28.26%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (19.57%) OO
3 8 (17.39%) ITIL
4 7 (15.22%) Project Management
5 6 (13.04%) Software Engineering
6 5 (10.87%) Scrum
6 5 (10.87%) Low Latency
7 4 (8.70%) User Acceptance Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Manual Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Agile Testing
7 4 (8.70%) Logistics
7 4 (8.70%) Automated Testing
7 4 (8.70%) OOP
8 3 (6.52%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (6.52%) Capacity Management
9 2 (4.35%) Software Deployment
9 2 (4.35%) MVVM
9 2 (4.35%) Configuration Management
10 1 (2.17%) Content Management
10 1 (2.17%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 26 (56.52%) C#
2 24 (52.17%) Java
3 11 (23.91%) SQL
4 10 (21.74%) JavaScript
5 7 (15.22%) PHP
6 6 (13.04%) VB
7 5 (10.87%) Python
8 4 (8.70%) COBOL
9 3 (6.52%) Perl
9 3 (6.52%) VB.NET
9 3 (6.52%) VC++
9 3 (6.52%) C
9 3 (6.52%) Shell Script
9 3 (6.52%) Objective-C
10 2 (4.35%) MATLAB
11 1 (2.17%) Ruby
11 1 (2.17%) C++/CLI
11 1 (2.17%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 10 (21.74%) Degree
2 1 (2.17%) SC Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) Security Cleared
2 1 (2.17%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (6.52%) QA
System Software
1 2 (4.35%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.17%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (26.09%) Oracle
2 5 (10.87%) Borland
3 3 (6.52%) Microsoft
4 2 (4.35%) EMC
4 2 (4.35%) VMware
5 1 (2.17%) HP
5 1 (2.17%) Open Text
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