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 2 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 89 67 75
Rank change year-on-year
-22 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 44 54 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.18% 2.80% 2.54%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.06% 7.22% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 34 47 48
Average salary £35,250 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.22% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £29,500 £26,450
10% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £47,900 £50,000
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
870 748 895
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 43.18% 38.78% 47.38%
Number of salaries quoted 773 669 808
Average salary £40,000 £37,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.10% -7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,800 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.24%) Software Engineering
3 26 (32.91%) C#
4 21 (26.58%) Subversion
5 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
6 19 (24.05%) Degree
6 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
7 18 (22.78%) Games
8 16 (20.25%) Java
8 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
9 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
9 14 (17.72%) XML
10 13 (16.46%) HTML
10 13 (16.46%) .NET
11 12 (15.19%) DirectX
11 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
12 11 (13.92%) Open Source
12 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
12 11 (13.92%) C
13 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
14 9 (11.39%) SQL
14 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
14 9 (11.39%) CSS
14 9 (11.39%) TDD
15 8 (10.13%) MVC
15 8 (10.13%) Finance
15 8 (10.13%) VB.NET
15 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
15 8 (10.13%) Web Application Development
15 8 (10.13%) Mathematics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 July 2015, 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 1 (1.27%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (6.33%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.27%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.53%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.27%) Internet
2 1 (1.27%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (12.66%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.33%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.53%) InterSystems Cache
4 1 (1.27%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.27%) MySQL
4 1 (1.27%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.27%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.27%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 21 (26.58%) Subversion
2 20 (25.32%) Visual Studio
3 16 (20.25%) Git (software)
4 3 (3.80%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.27%) ProC
5 1 (1.27%) JMeter
5 1 (1.27%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 1 (1.27%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.27%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.27%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.27%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.27%) JIRA
General
1 18 (22.78%) Games
2 8 (10.13%) Finance
3 4 (5.06%) Telecoms
3 4 (5.06%) Retail
4 2 (2.53%) Manufacturing
5 1 (1.27%) Banking
5 1 (1.27%) Electronics
5 1 (1.27%) Legal
Job Titles
1 41 (51.90%) Developer
2 27 (34.18%) C++ Developer
3 13 (16.46%) Junior
4 12 (15.19%) Senior Developer
4 12 (15.19%) Team Leader
5 11 (13.92%) Junior Developer
5 11 (13.92%) Software Engineer
5 11 (13.92%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.39%) Development Team Leader
6 9 (11.39%) Senior C++ Developer
7 8 (10.13%) C# Software Developer
7 8 (10.13%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (10.13%) .NET Software Developer
7 8 (10.13%) .NET Developer
7 8 (10.13%) C# Developer
8 7 (8.86%) Graduate
8 7 (8.86%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (7.59%) Software Team Leader
9 6 (7.59%) C++ Team Leader
9 6 (7.59%) Software Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.72%) XML
2 13 (16.46%) HTML
2 13 (16.46%) .NET
3 12 (15.19%) DirectX
4 9 (11.39%) ASP.NET
4 9 (11.39%) CSS
5 7 (8.86%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.53%) XACML
6 2 (2.53%) Direct3D
6 2 (2.53%) Web Services
6 2 (2.53%) XSLT
7 1 (1.27%) POSIX
7 1 (1.27%) CGI
7 1 (1.27%) XSD
7 1 (1.27%) MFC
7 1 (1.27%) Middleware
7 1 (1.27%) WinForms
7 1 (1.27%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 19 (24.05%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.13%) Mathematics
3 7 (8.86%) Physics
3 7 (8.86%) Visualisation
4 5 (6.33%) Algorithms
4 5 (6.33%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (2.53%) Management Information System
5 2 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
6 1 (1.27%) VHDL
6 1 (1.27%) Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.27%) IBM Mainframe
6 1 (1.27%) Data Centre
6 1 (1.27%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 4 (5.06%) UNIX
2 3 (3.80%) Linux
3 1 (1.27%) AIX
3 1 (1.27%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 35 (44.30%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (39.24%) Software Engineering
3 12 (15.19%) Mentoring
4 11 (13.92%) Open Source
5 9 (11.39%) TDD
6 8 (10.13%) MVC
6 8 (10.13%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.13%) Web Application Development
7 7 (8.86%) BDD
8 6 (7.59%) Scrum
9 5 (6.33%) Pattern Recognition
9 5 (6.33%) Signal Processing
9 5 (6.33%) Image Processing
9 5 (6.33%) OOP
9 5 (6.33%) Probability Theory
9 5 (6.33%) Linear Algebra
10 3 (3.80%) OO
10 3 (3.80%) Validation
10 3 (3.80%) Project Management
10 3 (3.80%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 26 (32.91%) C#
2 16 (20.25%) Java
3 14 (17.72%) JavaScript
4 11 (13.92%) C
5 9 (11.39%) SQL
6 8 (10.13%) VB.NET
7 6 (7.59%) Python
8 5 (6.33%) Fortran
9 4 (5.06%) T-SQL
9 4 (5.06%) VB
10 2 (2.53%) VC++
10 2 (2.53%) C++/CLI
10 2 (2.53%) GLSL
10 2 (2.53%) HLSL
11 1 (1.27%) Haskell
11 1 (1.27%) Erlang
11 1 (1.27%) Scala
11 1 (1.27%) ActionScript
11 1 (1.27%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 19 (24.05%) Degree
2 5 (6.33%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.53%) HL7
2 1 (1.27%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.27%) MOM
1 1 (1.27%) Control-M
1 1 (1.27%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 11 (13.92%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.06%) Oracle
3 3 (3.80%) IBM
4 2 (2.53%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.27%) HP
5 1 (1.27%) EMC
5 1 (1.27%) BMC
5 1 (1.27%) Salesforce.com
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