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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 101 80 52
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 28 50 62
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.21% 2.36% 3.62%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.91% 5.11% 8.23%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 62
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £25,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
962 979 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.61% 46.29% 43.96%
Number of salaries quoted 830 902 653
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £26,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 46 (53.49%) C#
2 42 (48.84%) Java
3 35 (40.70%) SQL
4 34 (39.53%) OO
5 30 (34.88%) Degree
6 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
7 22 (25.58%) OOP
8 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
9 19 (22.09%) UNIX
10 18 (20.93%) Oracle
11 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
12 16 (18.60%) .NET
12 16 (18.60%) Finance
13 15 (17.44%) C
13 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
13 15 (17.44%) Software Engineering
13 15 (17.44%) Low Latency
14 14 (16.28%) Agile Testing
14 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
14 14 (16.28%) Manual Testing
15 13 (15.12%) Windows
15 13 (15.12%) MS Office
16 12 (13.95%) HTML
17 11 (12.79%) XML
17 11 (12.79%) OOD
18 10 (11.63%) Linux
19 9 (10.47%) Web Services
20 8 (9.30%) ITIL
20 8 (9.30%) VB
20 8 (9.30%) Solaris

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 3 (3.49%) Apache
1 3 (3.49%) Tomcat
2 2 (2.33%) FileNet
3 1 (1.16%) CMS
3 1 (1.16%) Tuxedo
3 1 (1.16%) Documentum
Applications
1 13 (15.12%) MS Office
2 3 (3.49%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.65%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (19.77%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.33%) LDAP
2 2 (2.33%) DNS
3 1 (1.16%) VoIP
3 1 (1.16%) DHCP
3 1 (1.16%) FTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (23.26%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.49%) Relational Database
2 3 (3.49%) Oracle Database
2 3 (3.49%) MySQL
3 2 (2.33%) DB2
3 2 (2.33%) Informix
3 2 (2.33%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.16%) Oracle Database 11g
4 1 (1.16%) PostgreSQL
4 1 (1.16%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) ProC
2 4 (4.65%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.65%) Xcode
3 3 (3.49%) Subversion
4 1 (1.16%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (1.16%) Facilita Forecast
4 1 (1.16%) Eclipse RCP
4 1 (1.16%) JIRA
4 1 (1.16%) JMeter
4 1 (1.16%) LoadRunner
4 1 (1.16%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (18.60%) Finance
2 3 (3.49%) Manufacturing
2 3 (3.49%) Financial Institution
3 2 (2.33%) Games
3 2 (2.33%) Legal
3 2 (2.33%) Billing
4 1 (1.16%) Banking
4 1 (1.16%) Retail
4 1 (1.16%) Military
4 1 (1.16%) Front Office
4 1 (1.16%) Back Office
4 1 (1.16%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 32 (37.21%) Developer
2 31 (36.05%) Analyst
3 15 (17.44%) Tester
4 14 (16.28%) Test Analyst
4 14 (16.28%) Software Tester
5 10 (11.63%) Software Engineer
5 10 (11.63%) Programmer
6 9 (10.47%) Analyst Programmer
7 7 (8.14%) Systems Analyst Programmer
7 7 (8.14%) Systems Programmer
7 7 (8.14%) Systems Analyst
7 7 (8.14%) Graduate
8 6 (6.98%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.98%) Analyst Developer
8 6 (6.98%) SQL Developer
9 5 (5.81%) Senior Developer
10 4 (4.65%) C++ Software Engineer
10 4 (4.65%) C++ Developer
10 4 (4.65%) Graduate Developer
10 4 (4.65%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (18.60%) .NET
2 12 (13.95%) HTML
3 11 (12.79%) XML
4 9 (10.47%) Web Services
5 5 (5.81%) Java EE
5 5 (5.81%) MFC
6 4 (4.65%) OpenGL
6 4 (4.65%) iOS SDK
7 3 (3.49%) ATL
7 3 (3.49%) CSS
7 3 (3.49%) J2EE
8 2 (2.33%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.33%) DirectX
9 1 (1.16%) REST
9 1 (1.16%) OSGi
9 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.16%) Spring
9 1 (1.16%) Ruby on Rails
9 1 (1.16%) Ajax
9 1 (1.16%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 7 (8.14%) Computer Science
2 6 (6.98%) Mathematics
2 6 (6.98%) Mobile App
3 4 (4.65%) User Experience
3 4 (4.65%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (2.33%) Firmware
4 2 (2.33%) Clustering
4 2 (2.33%) Physics
4 2 (2.33%) Embedded Systems
5 1 (1.16%) Open Source
5 1 (1.16%) Social Media
5 1 (1.16%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.16%) Pocket PC
5 1 (1.16%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.16%) CMDB
5 1 (1.16%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 19 (22.09%) UNIX
2 13 (15.12%) Windows
3 10 (11.63%) Linux
4 8 (9.30%) Solaris
4 8 (9.30%) Apple iOS
5 7 (8.14%) Android
6 6 (6.98%) AIX
7 3 (3.49%) Windows CE
8 2 (2.33%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 7
9 1 (1.16%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (1.16%) Windows Phone
9 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.16%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (39.53%) OO
2 25 (29.07%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (25.58%) OOP
4 15 (17.44%) Software Engineering
4 15 (17.44%) Low Latency
5 14 (16.28%) Agile Testing
5 14 (16.28%) Automated Testing
5 14 (16.28%) Manual Testing
6 11 (12.79%) OOD
7 8 (9.30%) ITIL
7 8 (9.30%) Scrum
8 5 (5.81%) iOS Development
8 5 (5.81%) Investment Management
9 4 (4.65%) ERP
9 4 (4.65%) Kanban
10 3 (3.49%) Capacity Management
10 3 (3.49%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.33%) Information Security
11 2 (2.33%) Document Management
11 2 (2.33%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 46 (53.49%) C#
2 42 (48.84%) Java
3 35 (40.70%) SQL
4 15 (17.44%) C
5 8 (9.30%) VB
6 7 (8.14%) Objective-C
6 7 (8.14%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.81%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.81%) Python
7 5 (5.81%) VB.NET
7 5 (5.81%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.81%) Perl
8 4 (4.65%) PHP
8 4 (4.65%) VC++
8 4 (4.65%) X++
9 3 (3.49%) Ruby
10 2 (2.33%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.16%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.16%) MATLAB
11 1 (1.16%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 30 (34.88%) Degree
2 4 (4.65%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.16%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.33%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.16%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (20.93%) Oracle
2 15 (17.44%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.98%) Apple
4 3 (3.49%) Borland
4 3 (3.49%) JBoss
5 2 (2.33%) EMC
5 2 (2.33%) VMware
5 2 (2.33%) Google
6 1 (1.16%) Perforce
6 1 (1.16%) Open Text
6 1 (1.16%) Kofax
6 1 (1.16%) IBM
6 1 (1.16%) HP
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