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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 84 57 91
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +34
Permanent jobs citing C++ 34 55 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.96% 3.37% 1.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.38% 7.71% 3.05%
Number of salaries quoted 24 48 20
Average salary £35,750 £32,000 £34,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.71% -6.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,750 £40,000 £45,200
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
776 713 688
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 44.62% 43.69% 40.95%
Number of salaries quoted 696 640 578
Average salary £36,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,000 £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 27 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 30 (54.55%) C#
2 21 (38.18%) Java
3 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
4 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 16 (29.09%) HTML
5 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.00%) Degree
6 11 (20.00%) C
6 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
7 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
8 9 (16.36%) CSS
8 9 (16.36%) Physics
9 8 (14.55%) Open Source
9 8 (14.55%) Linux
9 8 (14.55%) UNIX
9 8 (14.55%) Python
9 8 (14.55%) Subversion
10 7 (12.73%) Project Management
10 7 (12.73%) Windows
10 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
10 7 (12.73%) XML
10 7 (12.73%) PHP
10 7 (12.73%) Visualisation
11 6 (10.91%) Algorithms
11 6 (10.91%) SQL
11 6 (10.91%) VB
11 6 (10.91%) MySQL
11 6 (10.91%) OO
11 6 (10.91%) DirectX
12 5 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 4 (7.27%) Apache
2 3 (5.45%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (9.09%) GNU Octave
2 4 (7.27%) Photoshop
3 1 (1.82%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.64%) FTP
2 1 (1.82%) HTTP
2 1 (1.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.82%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) MySQL
2 5 (9.09%) Data Mining
3 3 (5.45%) SQL Server
4 2 (3.64%) MariaDB
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.82%) Relational Database
5 1 (1.82%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.82%) Crystal Reports
5 1 (1.82%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 8 (14.55%) Subversion
2 7 (12.73%) Visual Studio
3 4 (7.27%) Dreamweaver
4 3 (5.45%) LoadRunner
5 2 (3.64%) ProC
6 1 (1.82%) JMeter
6 1 (1.82%) JIRA
6 1 (1.82%) Appcelerator Titanium
6 1 (1.82%) CMake
6 1 (1.82%) Facilita Forecast
6 1 (1.82%) LoadUI
6 1 (1.82%) Oracle Forms
General
1 5 (9.09%) Manufacturing
1 5 (9.09%) Games
2 4 (7.27%) Finance
3 2 (3.64%) Back Office
3 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
3 2 (3.64%) Banking
3 2 (3.64%) Retail
4 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 23 (41.82%) Developer
2 9 (16.36%) Team Leader
3 8 (14.55%) Development Team Leader
3 8 (14.55%) Software Developer
3 8 (14.55%) Software Engineer
3 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C++ Developer
4 6 (10.91%) C++ Team Leader
5 4 (7.27%) Web Developer
5 4 (7.27%) Development Manager
5 4 (7.27%) Senior Web Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) C# Software Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Performance Test Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) Analyst
6 3 (5.45%) C# Developer
6 3 (5.45%) Programmer
6 3 (5.45%) Software Development Team Leader
6 3 (5.45%) Test Specialist
6 3 (5.45%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (29.09%) HTML
2 9 (16.36%) CSS
3 7 (12.73%) XML
4 6 (10.91%) DirectX
5 5 (9.09%) .NET
6 4 (7.27%) Flash
6 4 (7.27%) WPF
6 4 (7.27%) jQuery
6 4 (7.27%) Ajax
7 2 (3.64%) Java EE
7 2 (3.64%) HTML5
7 2 (3.64%) Direct3D
7 2 (3.64%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.64%) LAMP
7 2 (3.64%) MFC
7 2 (3.64%) ASP.NET
8 1 (1.82%) CGI
8 1 (1.82%) Middleware
8 1 (1.82%) Qt
8 1 (1.82%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 11 (20.00%) Mathematics
2 10 (18.18%) Computer Science
3 9 (16.36%) Physics
4 8 (14.55%) Open Source
5 7 (12.73%) Visualisation
6 6 (10.91%) Algorithms
7 5 (9.09%) Analytical Skills
7 5 (9.09%) Artificial Intelligence
8 4 (7.27%) N-Tier
8 4 (7.27%) W3C
9 2 (3.64%) Derivative
9 2 (3.64%) 3D Graphics
10 1 (1.82%) Mainframe
10 1 (1.82%) Market Risk
10 1 (1.82%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (14.55%) UNIX
1 8 (14.55%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Windows
3 2 (3.64%) AIX
3 2 (3.64%) Solaris
3 2 (3.64%) FreeBSD
3 2 (3.64%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.64%) Windows 7
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (30.91%) Software Engineering
2 15 (27.27%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (12.73%) Project Management
4 6 (10.91%) OO
5 5 (9.09%) Scrum
5 5 (9.09%) Image Processing
5 5 (9.09%) Pattern Recognition
5 5 (9.09%) Signal Processing
5 5 (9.09%) Probability Theory
5 5 (9.09%) Linear Algebra
6 4 (7.27%) User Acceptance Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Performance Testing
7 3 (5.45%) Test Scripting
7 3 (5.45%) Content Management
7 3 (5.45%) E-Commerce
7 3 (5.45%) CAD
8 2 (3.64%) Configuration Management
8 2 (3.64%) Logistics
8 2 (3.64%) TDD
8 2 (3.64%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 30 (54.55%) C#
2 21 (38.18%) Java
3 16 (29.09%) JavaScript
4 11 (20.00%) C
5 8 (14.55%) Python
6 7 (12.73%) PHP
7 6 (10.91%) SQL
7 6 (10.91%) VB
8 5 (9.09%) Fortran
9 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
10 3 (5.45%) VB.NET
10 3 (5.45%) Ruby
10 3 (5.45%) C++/CLI
11 2 (3.64%) GLSL
11 2 (3.64%) HLSL
11 2 (3.64%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.64%) VC++
11 2 (3.64%) COBOL
12 1 (1.82%) Delphi
12 1 (1.82%) T-SQL
Qualifications
1 11 (20.00%) Degree
2 5 (9.09%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (7.27%) QA
2 1 (1.82%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.82%) MOM
1 1 (1.82%) Control-M
1 1 (1.82%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 4 (7.27%) Oracle
1 4 (7.27%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.45%) Borland
3 1 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
3 1 (1.82%) HP
3 1 (1.82%) BMC
3 1 (1.82%) IBM
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Great Role Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago