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

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 96 58 82
Rank change year-on-year
-38 +24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 33 59 30
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.83% 3.27% 1.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.08% 8.30% 4.06%
Number of salaries quoted 23 48 30
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,700 £43,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
808 711 739
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.74% 39.43% 43.55%
Number of salaries quoted 714 627 640
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 6 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 32 (56.14%) C#
2 24 (42.11%) Software Engineering
3 18 (31.58%) HTML
3 18 (31.58%) Java
3 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
4 17 (29.82%) Degree
5 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
5 15 (26.32%) XML
6 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
7 12 (21.05%) C
8 11 (19.30%) CSS
9 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
9 10 (17.54%) .NET
9 10 (17.54%) SQL
9 10 (17.54%) Mathematics
10 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
11 8 (14.04%) Web Application Development
11 8 (14.04%) VB.NET
11 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
11 8 (14.04%) Python
11 8 (14.04%) MVC
11 8 (14.04%) Physics
12 7 (12.28%) Visualisation
13 6 (10.53%) Algorithms
13 6 (10.53%) VB
14 5 (8.77%) UNIX
14 5 (8.77%) DirectX
14 5 (8.77%) PhD
14 5 (8.77%) Data Mining

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 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 3 (5.26%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (8.77%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.75%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.75%) Internet
1 1 (1.75%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (15.79%) SQL Server
2 5 (8.77%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.51%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (3.51%) MariaDB
3 2 (3.51%) MySQL
4 1 (1.75%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.75%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.75%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 14 (24.56%) Visual Studio
2 5 (8.77%) Subversion
3 3 (5.26%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.75%) ProC
4 1 (1.75%) JMeter
4 1 (1.75%) Oracle Forms
4 1 (1.75%) JIRA
4 1 (1.75%) Appcelerator Titanium
4 1 (1.75%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.75%) LoadUI
General
1 5 (8.77%) Telecoms
1 5 (8.77%) Manufacturing
2 4 (7.02%) Games
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
4 2 (3.51%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 22 (38.60%) Developer
2 11 (19.30%) Software Developer
3 10 (17.54%) Team Leader
4 9 (15.79%) Development Team Leader
4 9 (15.79%) C# Developer
4 9 (15.79%) C# Software Developer
5 8 (14.04%) C# .NET Developer
5 8 (14.04%) .NET Software Developer
5 8 (14.04%) .NET Developer
5 8 (14.04%) Software Engineer
6 6 (10.53%) C++ Developer
6 6 (10.53%) C++ Team Leader
7 5 (8.77%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Graduate C# Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Junior C# .NET Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Senior Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Graduate
7 5 (8.77%) Junior
7 5 (8.77%) Junior Developer
7 5 (8.77%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (31.58%) HTML
2 15 (26.32%) XML
3 11 (19.30%) CSS
4 10 (17.54%) .NET
5 8 (14.04%) ASP.NET
6 5 (8.77%) DirectX
7 2 (3.51%) LAMP
7 2 (3.51%) WPF
7 2 (3.51%) XACML
7 2 (3.51%) HTML5
7 2 (3.51%) Direct3D
7 2 (3.51%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.51%) XSLT
7 2 (3.51%) MFC
7 2 (3.51%) Web Services
8 1 (1.75%) CGI
8 1 (1.75%) WinForms
8 1 (1.75%) Java EE
8 1 (1.75%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 18 (31.58%) Computer Science
2 10 (17.54%) Mathematics
3 8 (14.04%) Physics
4 7 (12.28%) Visualisation
5 6 (10.53%) Algorithms
6 5 (8.77%) Artificial Intelligence
7 4 (7.02%) Open Source
8 2 (3.51%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.51%) Derivative
8 2 (3.51%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.51%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.75%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.75%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.75%) Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 5 (8.77%) UNIX
2 3 (5.26%) Linux
3 2 (3.51%) FreeBSD
3 2 (3.51%) Windows
4 1 (1.75%) AIX
4 1 (1.75%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.11%) Software Engineering
2 15 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (14.04%) MVC
3 8 (14.04%) Web Application Development
4 5 (8.77%) Pattern Recognition
4 5 (8.77%) Probability Theory
4 5 (8.77%) Linear Algebra
4 5 (8.77%) Image Processing
4 5 (8.77%) Signal Processing
5 4 (7.02%) OOP
5 4 (7.02%) OO
6 3 (5.26%) E-Commerce
6 3 (5.26%) CAD
6 3 (5.26%) Project Management
6 3 (5.26%) Content Management
6 3 (5.26%) Scrum
6 3 (5.26%) Waterfall
6 3 (5.26%) Test Scripting
6 3 (5.26%) Web Development
6 3 (5.26%) Performance Testing
Programming Languages
1 32 (56.14%) C#
2 18 (31.58%) Java
2 18 (31.58%) JavaScript
3 12 (21.05%) C
4 10 (17.54%) SQL
5 8 (14.04%) VB.NET
5 8 (14.04%) Python
6 6 (10.53%) VB
7 5 (8.77%) Fortran
8 3 (5.26%) Shell Script
8 3 (5.26%) T-SQL
8 3 (5.26%) PHP
8 3 (5.26%) Ruby
9 2 (3.51%) C++/CLI
9 2 (3.51%) VC++
9 2 (3.51%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.51%) GLSL
9 2 (3.51%) HLSL
10 1 (1.75%) Haskell
10 1 (1.75%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 17 (29.82%) Degree
2 5 (8.77%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) QA
1 2 (3.51%) HL7
2 1 (1.75%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.75%) MOM
1 1 (1.75%) Control-M
1 1 (1.75%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 10 (17.54%) Microsoft
2 4 (7.02%) Oracle
3 3 (5.26%) IBM
4 2 (3.51%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.75%) HP
5 1 (1.75%) BMC
5 1 (1.75%) Borland
5 1 (1.75%) Salesforce.com
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