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 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 106 84 52
Rank change year-on-year
-22 -32
Permanent jobs citing C++ 27 43 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.15% 2.06% 3.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.78% 4.58% 8.18%
Number of salaries quoted 26 41 59
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £50,000 £65,000
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
972 938 721
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.24% 45.01% 42.19%
Number of salaries quoted 866 868 600
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 22 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 34 (55.74%) C#
2 32 (52.46%) Java
3 24 (39.34%) OO
4 22 (36.07%) SQL
5 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (32.79%) Degree
7 17 (27.87%) OOP
8 16 (26.23%) UNIX
8 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
9 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
10 13 (21.31%) Linux
10 13 (21.31%) Oracle
10 13 (21.31%) Low Latency
11 12 (19.67%) Agile Testing
11 12 (19.67%) Manual Testing
11 12 (19.67%) Automated Testing
11 12 (19.67%) Windows
12 11 (18.03%) .NET
13 10 (16.39%) HTML
13 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
14 9 (14.75%) C
15 8 (13.11%) ITIL
15 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
15 8 (13.11%) Mathematics
16 7 (11.48%) Borland
16 7 (11.48%) Web Services
16 7 (11.48%) Finance
17 6 (9.84%) Scrum
17 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
17 6 (9.84%) PHP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 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 5 (8.20%) Apache
2 2 (3.28%) FileNet
2 2 (3.28%) Tomcat
2 2 (3.28%) JBoss
3 1 (1.64%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.64%) Documentum
3 1 (1.64%) CMS
Applications
1 3 (4.92%) Photoshop
1 3 (4.92%) MS Office
2 1 (1.64%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 2 (3.28%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 14 (22.95%) TCP/IP
2 4 (6.56%) FTP
3 2 (3.28%) DNS
3 2 (3.28%) LDAP
4 1 (1.64%) HTTP
4 1 (1.64%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (26.23%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.20%) MySQL
3 2 (3.28%) DB2
4 1 (1.64%) Informix
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
4 1 (1.64%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 4 (6.56%) Subversion
2 3 (4.92%) Dreamweaver
2 3 (4.92%) Visual Studio
2 3 (4.92%) Xcode
3 1 (1.64%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.64%) ProC
3 1 (1.64%) JMeter
3 1 (1.64%) Balsamiq Mockups
3 1 (1.64%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.64%) CMake
3 1 (1.64%) JIRA
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 4 (6.56%) Back Office
2 4 (6.56%) Retail
3 3 (4.92%) Manufacturing
4 2 (3.28%) Legal
4 2 (3.28%) Financial Institution
5 1 (1.64%) Banking
5 1 (1.64%) Military
5 1 (1.64%) Front Office
5 1 (1.64%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.64%) Games
Job Titles
1 21 (34.43%) Analyst
2 19 (31.15%) Developer
3 13 (21.31%) Tester
4 12 (19.67%) Test Analyst
4 12 (19.67%) Software Tester
5 7 (11.48%) Software Engineer
6 5 (8.20%) Programmer
7 4 (6.56%) Senior Developer
8 3 (4.92%) C++ Programmer
8 3 (4.92%) SQL Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Server Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) C# Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Senior Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Analyst Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Web Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Software Developer
8 3 (4.92%) Applications Support
8 3 (4.92%) iOS Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Graduate .NET Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (18.03%) .NET
2 10 (16.39%) HTML
3 7 (11.48%) Web Services
4 5 (8.20%) XML
4 5 (8.20%) CSS
5 3 (4.92%) Flash
5 3 (4.92%) J2EE
5 3 (4.92%) MFC
5 3 (4.92%) iOS SDK
5 3 (4.92%) Ajax
5 3 (4.92%) jQuery
6 2 (3.28%) ASP.NET
7 1 (1.64%) J2SE
7 1 (1.64%) JSP
7 1 (1.64%) Servlets
7 1 (1.64%) Qt
7 1 (1.64%) RESTful
7 1 (1.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 1 (1.64%) AngularJS
7 1 (1.64%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 8 (13.11%) Mathematics
2 5 (8.20%) Computer Science
2 5 (8.20%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (6.56%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.92%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.92%) W3C
4 3 (4.92%) Open Source
4 3 (4.92%) Physics
4 3 (4.92%) User Experience
4 3 (4.92%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.28%) Clustering
6 1 (1.64%) Equities
6 1 (1.64%) Social Media
6 1 (1.64%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.64%) Pocket PC
6 1 (1.64%) CMDB
6 1 (1.64%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 16 (26.23%) UNIX
2 13 (21.31%) Linux
3 12 (19.67%) Windows
4 5 (8.20%) Solaris
5 4 (6.56%) Windows 7
5 4 (6.56%) Apple iOS
5 4 (6.56%) Windows XP
6 3 (4.92%) AIX
6 3 (4.92%) Android
7 2 (3.28%) Windows CE
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone
8 1 (1.64%) Windows 8
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Phone 8
8 1 (1.64%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (1.64%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (39.34%) OO
2 21 (34.43%) Agile Software Development
3 17 (27.87%) OOP
4 13 (21.31%) Low Latency
5 12 (19.67%) Agile Testing
5 12 (19.67%) Manual Testing
5 12 (19.67%) Automated Testing
6 10 (16.39%) Software Engineering
7 8 (13.11%) ITIL
8 6 (9.84%) Scrum
9 5 (8.20%) OOD
10 4 (6.56%) Logistics
10 4 (6.56%) Project Management
11 3 (4.92%) Configuration Management
11 3 (4.92%) iOS Development
11 3 (4.92%) Capacity Management
11 3 (4.92%) Kanban
11 3 (4.92%) User Acceptance Testing
12 2 (3.28%) ERP
12 2 (3.28%) Document Management
Programming Languages
1 34 (55.74%) C#
2 32 (52.46%) Java
3 22 (36.07%) SQL
4 9 (14.75%) C
5 6 (9.84%) JavaScript
5 6 (9.84%) PHP
5 6 (9.84%) VC++
6 5 (8.20%) VB
6 5 (8.20%) Objective-C
7 4 (6.56%) COBOL
7 4 (6.56%) Perl
7 4 (6.56%) Python
8 3 (4.92%) VB.NET
9 2 (3.28%) X++
9 2 (3.28%) Ruby
9 2 (3.28%) MATLAB
9 2 (3.28%) Embedded C++
9 2 (3.28%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.64%) VBA
Qualifications
1 20 (32.79%) Degree
2 3 (4.92%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.64%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.64%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (3.28%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (1.64%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 13 (21.31%) Oracle
2 8 (13.11%) Microsoft
3 7 (11.48%) Borland
4 3 (4.92%) Apple
5 2 (3.28%) VMware
5 2 (3.28%) EMC
6 1 (1.64%) HP
6 1 (1.64%) IBM
6 1 (1.64%) Kofax
6 1 (1.64%) Perforce
6 1 (1.64%) Open Text
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