The first table below looks at the demand 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 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 91 70 50
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -20
Permanent jobs citing C++ 32 60 63
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.59% 2.93% 3.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.05% 6.13% 8.28%
Number of salaries quoted 31 57 59
Average salary £33,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £48,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
791 979 761
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.29% 47.83% 45.76%
Number of salaries quoted 701 890 698
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,000 £57,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
West Midlands

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 31 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 48 (51.61%) Java
2 45 (48.39%) C#
3 42 (45.16%) SQL
4 39 (41.94%) OO
5 34 (36.56%) Degree
6 25 (26.88%) C
7 23 (24.73%) OOP
8 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
9 18 (19.35%) MS Office
9 18 (19.35%) Linux
9 18 (19.35%) TCP/IP
9 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
9 18 (19.35%) Software Engineering
10 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
10 17 (18.28%) OOD
10 17 (18.28%) Windows
11 16 (17.20%) .NET
11 16 (17.20%) Finance
12 15 (16.13%) UNIX
12 15 (16.13%) Low Latency
13 14 (15.05%) Agile Testing
13 14 (15.05%) Automated Testing
13 14 (15.05%) Manual Testing
13 14 (15.05%) HTML
14 13 (13.98%) Apple iOS
15 12 (12.90%) Android
16 11 (11.83%) Oracle
16 11 (11.83%) Web Services
16 11 (11.83%) Solaris
17 10 (10.75%) XML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 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 (4.30%) Apache
1 4 (4.30%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.15%) FileNet
3 1 (1.08%) Oracle Application Server
3 1 (1.08%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.08%) WebLogic
Applications
1 18 (19.35%) MS Office
2 4 (4.30%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.30%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (1.08%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.08%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 18 (19.35%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.15%) DNS
2 2 (2.15%) DHCP
2 2 (2.15%) LDAP
3 1 (1.08%) Modbus
3 1 (1.08%) Internet
3 1 (1.08%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (23.66%) SQL Server
2 8 (8.60%) Relational Database
3 6 (6.45%) RDBMS
4 4 (4.30%) Oracle Database
5 3 (3.23%) MySQL
6 2 (2.15%) DB2
6 2 (2.15%) Informix
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2000
6 2 (2.15%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.15%) SQL Server 2005
6 2 (2.15%) Oracle Database 11g
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle BI EE
7 1 (1.08%) Oracle Database 10g
Development Applications
1 7 (7.53%) ProC
2 5 (5.38%) Subversion
2 5 (5.38%) Visual Studio
3 4 (4.30%) Xcode
4 2 (2.15%) Eclipse
4 2 (2.15%) Eclipse RCP
5 1 (1.08%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.08%) JMeter
5 1 (1.08%) LoadRunner
General
1 16 (17.20%) Finance
2 4 (4.30%) Games
3 3 (3.23%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.15%) Legal
4 2 (2.15%) Billing
5 1 (1.08%) Retail
5 1 (1.08%) Military
5 1 (1.08%) Front Office
5 1 (1.08%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 44 (47.31%) Developer
2 37 (39.78%) Analyst
3 15 (16.13%) Tester
4 14 (15.05%) Test Analyst
4 14 (15.05%) Software Tester
5 11 (11.83%) Software Engineer
6 10 (10.75%) Analyst Programmer
6 10 (10.75%) Programmer
6 10 (10.75%) Software Developer
7 9 (9.68%) SQL Developer
7 9 (9.68%) Systems Analyst
7 9 (9.68%) Analyst Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Senior Developer
8 8 (8.60%) Systems Programmer
8 8 (8.60%) Systems Analyst Programmer
9 6 (6.45%) Graduate
9 6 (6.45%) C++ Developer
10 5 (5.38%) iOS Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Applications Developer
11 4 (4.30%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (17.20%) .NET
2 14 (15.05%) HTML
3 11 (11.83%) Web Services
4 10 (10.75%) XML
5 7 (7.53%) OpenGL
5 7 (7.53%) CSS
6 6 (6.45%) Java EE
7 5 (5.38%) MFC
8 4 (4.30%) J2EE
8 4 (4.30%) DirectX
8 4 (4.30%) iOS SDK
9 3 (3.23%) Ajax
9 3 (3.23%) ATL
10 2 (2.15%) JSP
10 2 (2.15%) Servlets
10 2 (2.15%) EJB
10 2 (2.15%) J2SE
10 2 (2.15%) REST
10 2 (2.15%) OSGi
10 2 (2.15%) Spring
Miscellaneous
1 7 (7.53%) Mobile App
2 5 (5.38%) Mathematics
2 5 (5.38%) Firmware
3 4 (4.30%) Computer Science
4 3 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (3.23%) Clustering
5 2 (2.15%) Social Media
5 2 (2.15%) Web 2.0
6 1 (1.08%) CMDB
6 1 (1.08%) Open Source
6 1 (1.08%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 18 (19.35%) Linux
2 17 (18.28%) Windows
3 15 (16.13%) UNIX
4 13 (13.98%) Apple iOS
5 12 (12.90%) Android
6 11 (11.83%) Solaris
7 6 (6.45%) AIX
8 3 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
8 3 (3.23%) Windows CE
9 2 (2.15%) Windows Mobile
Processes & Methodologies
1 39 (41.94%) OO
2 23 (24.73%) OOP
3 18 (19.35%) Software Engineering
4 17 (18.28%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (18.28%) OOD
5 15 (16.13%) Low Latency
6 14 (15.05%) Agile Testing
6 14 (15.05%) Automated Testing
6 14 (15.05%) Manual Testing
7 9 (9.68%) Scrum
8 7 (7.53%) iOS Development
9 6 (6.45%) Investment Management
10 5 (5.38%) ERP
11 4 (4.30%) Kanban
12 3 (3.23%) Android Development
12 3 (3.23%) Migration
12 3 (3.23%) Information Security
12 3 (3.23%) Configuration Management
12 3 (3.23%) CRM
12 3 (3.23%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 48 (51.61%) Java
2 45 (48.39%) C#
3 42 (45.16%) SQL
4 25 (26.88%) C
5 9 (9.68%) Shell Script
5 9 (9.68%) Objective-C
5 9 (9.68%) PHP
5 9 (9.68%) T-SQL
6 8 (8.60%) Perl
7 7 (7.53%) JavaScript
8 5 (5.38%) Python
8 5 (5.38%) VB
9 4 (4.30%) VC++
9 4 (4.30%) Ruby
9 4 (4.30%) X++
10 3 (3.23%) VB.NET
11 2 (2.15%) ActionScript
11 2 (2.15%) VBA
11 2 (2.15%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.08%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 34 (36.56%) Degree
2 10 (10.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.08%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.23%) SLA
2 1 (1.08%) JTAG
2 1 (1.08%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.15%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.08%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (19.35%) Microsoft
2 11 (11.83%) Oracle
3 9 (9.68%) Apple
4 5 (5.38%) Google
5 4 (4.30%) JBoss
6 3 (3.23%) Salesforce.com
6 3 (3.23%) Progress
6 3 (3.23%) Sage
6 3 (3.23%) Sybase
7 2 (2.15%) EMC
7 2 (2.15%) IBM
7 2 (2.15%) Borland
7 2 (2.15%) VMware
7 2 (2.15%) Kofax
8 1 (1.08%) Perforce
8 1 (1.08%) Epicor
8 1 (1.08%) HP
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