The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 30 June 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Jun 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 117 89 72
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 29 43 53
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.22% 2.12% 2.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.83% 4.97% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 26 33 45
Median salary £37,500 £35,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.63% +5.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,750 £25,000 £29,700
10% offered a salary of more than £51,250 £49,500 £48,100
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
757 865 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.85% 42.74% 38.75%
Number of salaries quoted 624 767 668
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,350 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 30 June 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 June 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for C++.

1 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 46 (47.42%) Subversion
3 45 (46.39%) Games
4 44 (45.36%) Git (software)
5 33 (34.02%) Degree
6 29 (29.90%) Game Development
6 29 (29.90%) Software Engineering
7 26 (26.80%) TDD
8 25 (25.77%) BDD
9 23 (23.71%) C
10 22 (22.68%) Linux
11 21 (21.65%) OO
12 18 (18.56%) OOD
13 16 (16.49%) XML
14 15 (15.46%) MySQL
14 15 (15.46%) HTTP
15 14 (14.43%) Java
15 14 (14.43%) JSON
15 14 (14.43%) NoSQL
15 14 (14.43%) REST
15 14 (14.43%) Redis
16 13 (13.40%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (13.40%) Facebook
16 13 (13.40%) Facebook Platform
16 13 (13.40%) Retail
16 13 (13.40%) Online Gambling
16 13 (13.40%) Apache
16 13 (13.40%) Python
16 13 (13.40%) Eclipse
17 12 (12.37%) SQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.40%) Apache
1 13 (13.40%) Facebook Platform
2 5 (5.15%) SAS
3 1 (1.03%) Apache Solr
3 1 (1.03%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
1 2 (2.06%) SPSS
2 1 (1.03%) Blender
2 1 (1.03%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) SaaS
2 4 (4.12%) IaaS
2 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (4.12%) PaaS
3 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (1.03%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) 4G
2 1 (1.03%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.03%) DVB
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) FlexRay
2 1 (1.03%) GSM
2 1 (1.03%) HTTPS
2 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.03%) LTE
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.03%) UMTS
2 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (15.46%) MySQL
2 14 (14.43%) NoSQL
2 14 (14.43%) Redis
3 13 (13.40%) Apache Cassandra
4 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
5 2 (2.06%) Big Data
6 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
6 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
6 1 (1.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 46 (47.42%) Subversion
2 44 (45.36%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.40%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.06%) CANoe
7 1 (1.03%) JIRA
7 1 (1.03%) Maven
7 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.03%) VectorCAST
General
1 45 (46.39%) Games
2 13 (13.40%) Retail
3 11 (11.34%) Finance
4 4 (4.12%) Automotive
4 4 (4.12%) Electronics
5 3 (3.09%) Financial Institution
6 2 (2.06%) French Language
6 2 (2.06%) German Language
6 2 (2.06%) Italian Language
6 2 (2.06%) Russian Language
6 2 (2.06%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 51 (52.58%) Developer
2 42 (43.30%) C++ Developer
3 23 (23.71%) Software Engineer
4 21 (21.65%) Software Developer
5 16 (16.49%) C++ Software Developer
5 16 (16.49%) C++ Software Engineer
6 13 (13.40%) Junior
7 12 (12.37%) Junior Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Senior C++ Developer
8 9 (9.28%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.19%) C++ Programmer
9 6 (6.19%) Consultant
9 6 (6.19%) Junior C++ Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Junior Software Developer
9 6 (6.19%) Programmer
10 5 (5.15%) Architect
10 5 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.49%) XML
2 14 (14.43%) JSON
2 14 (14.43%) REST
3 11 (11.34%) .NET
4 10 (10.31%) DirectX
4 10 (10.31%) HTML
5 9 (9.28%) CSS
6 6 (6.19%) HTML5
6 6 (6.19%) OpenGL
7 5 (5.15%) Qt
8 4 (4.12%) Cocoa
8 4 (4.12%) MFC
8 4 (4.12%) WPF
9 3 (3.09%) Web Services
10 2 (2.06%) ATL
10 2 (2.06%) COM
10 2 (2.06%) CSS3
11 1 (1.03%) AngularJS
11 1 (1.03%) Memcached
11 1 (1.03%) Node.js
Miscellaneous
1 13 (13.40%) Online Gambling
2 10 (10.31%) Computer Science
3 9 (9.28%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.19%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.15%) Artificial Intelligence
5 5 (5.15%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (4.12%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.12%) Physics
7 3 (3.09%) CAN bus
7 3 (3.09%) Statistics
8 2 (2.06%) Derivative
8 2 (2.06%) Linked Data
8 2 (2.06%) Semantic Web
9 1 (1.03%) 3D Graphics
9 1 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.03%) Management Information System
9 1 (1.03%) Mobile Games
9 1 (1.03%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.03%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 22 (22.68%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) Windows
3 6 (6.19%) Android
4 5 (5.15%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X
6 2 (2.06%) Solaris
6 2 (2.06%) Unix
7 1 (1.03%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.03%) VMS
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 29 (29.90%) Game Development
2 29 (29.90%) Software Engineering
3 26 (26.80%) TDD
4 25 (25.77%) BDD
5 21 (21.65%) OO
6 18 (18.56%) OOD
7 7 (7.22%) Mentoring
8 5 (5.15%) Analytics
8 5 (5.15%) Data Protection
8 5 (5.15%) Embedded Software Development
9 4 (4.12%) Cross-Platform Development
9 4 (4.12%) OOP
9 4 (4.12%) Scrum
10 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
10 3 (3.09%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.09%) SOA
10 3 (3.09%) Web Development
11 2 (2.06%) Change Control
11 2 (2.06%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 23 (23.71%) C
2 14 (14.43%) Java
3 13 (13.40%) Python
4 12 (12.37%) SQL
5 10 (10.31%) PHP
6 8 (8.25%) Ruby
7 6 (6.19%) C#
7 6 (6.19%) JavaScript
8 4 (4.12%) Perl
9 3 (3.09%) R
9 3 (3.09%) VC++
10 2 (2.06%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.06%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.03%) DCL
11 1 (1.03%) Go
11 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.03%) Pascal
11 1 (1.03%) SPARQL
Qualifications
1 33 (34.02%) Degree
2 2 (2.06%) PhD
3 1 (1.03%) CISSP
3 1 (1.03%) GCIA
3 1 (1.03%) GCIH
3 1 (1.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.06%) Basel II
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 1 (1.03%) Docker
1 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (1.03%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Facebook
2 2 (2.06%) Atmel
2 2 (2.06%) Microsoft
3 1 (1.03%) Cognizant
3 1 (1.03%) Fujitsu
3 1 (1.03%) Google
3 1 (1.03%) IBM
3 1 (1.03%) MKS
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