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

Location
3 months to
27 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 85 90 71
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -19
Permanent jobs citing C++ 43 34 59
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.12% 1.75% 2.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.98% 4.42% 6.14%
Number of salaries quoted 35 33 57
Average salary £37,500 £33,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.94% -10.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,900 £29,600 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £48,300 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
864 770 961
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.56% 39.67% 47.79%
Number of salaries quoted 769 685 872
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £53,200 £52,500
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 27 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 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 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.75%) Software Engineering
3 24 (30.00%) C#
4 23 (28.75%) Visual Studio
5 22 (27.50%) Subversion
6 20 (25.00%) Degree
6 20 (25.00%) Computer Science
7 19 (23.75%) Games
7 19 (23.75%) Java
8 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
9 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
10 14 (17.50%) C
10 14 (17.50%) .NET
11 13 (16.25%) SQL
11 13 (16.25%) HTML
11 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
12 12 (15.00%) Open Source
12 12 (15.00%) XML
12 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
12 12 (15.00%) DirectX
13 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
13 11 (13.75%) CSS
14 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
15 9 (11.25%) Finance
15 9 (11.25%) TDD
16 8 (10.00%) MVC
16 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
16 8 (10.00%) Linux
16 8 (10.00%) Python
16 8 (10.00%) Waterfall

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 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 (1.25%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (6.25%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.25%) Internet
2 1 (1.25%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (13.75%) SQL Server
2 5 (6.25%) Data Mining
3 2 (2.50%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
4 1 (1.25%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 23 (28.75%) Visual Studio
2 22 (27.50%) Subversion
3 17 (21.25%) Git (software)
4 2 (2.50%) VSS/SourceSafe
4 2 (2.50%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.25%) ProC
5 1 (1.25%) JMeter
5 1 (1.25%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.25%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.25%) CMake
5 1 (1.25%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.25%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
General
1 19 (23.75%) Games
2 9 (11.25%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Retail
4 3 (3.75%) Telecoms
5 2 (2.50%) Electronics
6 1 (1.25%) Legal
Job Titles
1 42 (52.50%) Developer
2 27 (33.75%) C++ Developer
3 13 (16.25%) Junior
4 12 (15.00%) Senior Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Software Developer
5 11 (13.75%) Junior Developer
6 10 (12.50%) Team Leader
6 10 (12.50%) Software Engineer
7 9 (11.25%) Graduate
7 9 (11.25%) Senior C++ Developer
8 8 (10.00%) C# Software Developer
8 8 (10.00%) C# .NET Developer
8 8 (10.00%) .NET Software Developer
8 8 (10.00%) C# Developer
8 8 (10.00%) .NET Developer
9 7 (8.75%) Development Team Leader
9 7 (8.75%) Junior Software Developer
10 6 (7.50%) Programmer
11 5 (6.25%) Analyst
11 5 (6.25%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (17.50%) .NET
2 13 (16.25%) HTML
3 12 (15.00%) XML
3 12 (15.00%) DirectX
4 11 (13.75%) CSS
5 10 (12.50%) ASP.NET
6 7 (8.75%) OpenGL
7 3 (3.75%) Web Services
8 2 (2.50%) XACML
8 2 (2.50%) Direct3D
8 2 (2.50%) XSD
8 2 (2.50%) XSLT
9 1 (1.25%) ODBC
9 1 (1.25%) POSIX
9 1 (1.25%) CGI
9 1 (1.25%) MFC
9 1 (1.25%) Middleware
9 1 (1.25%) WinForms
9 1 (1.25%) Ajax
9 1 (1.25%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 7 (8.75%) Visualisation
3 6 (7.50%) Mathematics
4 5 (6.25%) Physics
4 5 (6.25%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (6.25%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.75%) 3D Graphics
6 2 (2.50%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.25%) VHDL
7 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
Operating Systems
1 8 (10.00%) Linux
2 5 (6.25%) UNIX
3 3 (3.75%) Windows
4 2 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (1.25%) AIX
5 1 (1.25%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (46.25%) Agile Software Development
2 31 (38.75%) Software Engineering
3 13 (16.25%) Mentoring
4 12 (15.00%) Open Source
5 9 (11.25%) TDD
6 8 (10.00%) MVC
6 8 (10.00%) Waterfall
6 8 (10.00%) Web Application Development
7 7 (8.75%) BDD
8 6 (7.50%) Scrum
9 5 (6.25%) Linear Algebra
9 5 (6.25%) Probability Theory
9 5 (6.25%) Pattern Recognition
9 5 (6.25%) Signal Processing
9 5 (6.25%) Image Processing
9 5 (6.25%) OOP
10 4 (5.00%) OO
11 3 (3.75%) Validation
11 3 (3.75%) Project Management
11 3 (3.75%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 24 (30.00%) C#
2 19 (23.75%) Java
3 15 (18.75%) JavaScript
4 14 (17.50%) C
5 13 (16.25%) SQL
6 8 (10.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (10.00%) Python
7 5 (6.25%) Fortran
8 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
9 3 (3.75%) Perl
9 3 (3.75%) PHP
9 3 (3.75%) VC++
10 2 (2.50%) Ruby
10 2 (2.50%) C++/CLI
10 2 (2.50%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.50%) GLSL
10 2 (2.50%) HLSL
11 1 (1.25%) Haskell
11 1 (1.25%) Erlang
11 1 (1.25%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 20 (25.00%) Degree
2 5 (6.25%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.50%) HL7
System Software
1 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.50%) Netcool
1 2 (2.50%) Nagios
1 2 (2.50%) ITRS Geneos
2 1 (1.25%) MOM
2 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.00%) Oracle
3 2 (2.50%) IBM
3 2 (2.50%) InterSystems
4 1 (1.25%) Zend
4 1 (1.25%) HP
4 1 (1.25%) EMC
4 1 (1.25%) Salesforce.com
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