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

Location
3 months to
30 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 110 77 55
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 28 50 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.19% 2.37% 3.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.87% 5.13% 8.14%
Number of salaries quoted 27 46 60
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,600 £27,500 £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
975 975 737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.47% 46.23% 43.10%
Number of salaries quoted 851 897 631
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £26,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
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 30 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 30 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 44 (55.00%) C#
2 38 (47.50%) Java
3 31 (38.75%) SQL
3 31 (38.75%) OO
4 29 (36.25%) Degree
5 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
6 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
7 20 (25.00%) OOP
8 19 (23.75%) UNIX
9 18 (22.50%) Oracle
10 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
11 16 (20.00%) .NET
11 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
12 15 (18.75%) Low Latency
12 15 (18.75%) Finance
13 14 (17.50%) C
13 14 (17.50%) Agile Testing
13 14 (17.50%) Automated Testing
13 14 (17.50%) Manual Testing
14 13 (16.25%) Windows
15 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
16 11 (13.75%) HTML
17 9 (11.25%) Linux
17 9 (11.25%) XML
17 9 (11.25%) MS Office
18 8 (10.00%) ITIL
18 8 (10.00%) Web Services
18 8 (10.00%) Solaris
18 8 (10.00%) VB
18 8 (10.00%) Mathematics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 30 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 2 (2.50%) Apache
1 2 (2.50%) Tomcat
1 2 (2.50%) FileNet
2 1 (1.25%) CMS
2 1 (1.25%) Tuxedo
2 1 (1.25%) Documentum
Applications
1 9 (11.25%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 3 (3.75%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 17 (21.25%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.50%) DNS
2 2 (2.50%) LDAP
2 2 (2.50%) FTP
3 1 (1.25%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (26.25%) SQL Server
2 3 (3.75%) Oracle Database
3 2 (2.50%) Relational Database
3 2 (2.50%) MySQL
3 2 (2.50%) DB2
3 2 (2.50%) Informix
3 2 (2.50%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2000
4 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
4 1 (1.25%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (7.50%) ProC
2 5 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 4 (5.00%) Xcode
4 3 (3.75%) Subversion
5 1 (1.25%) JIRA
5 1 (1.25%) Balsamiq Mockups
5 1 (1.25%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.25%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.25%) JMeter
General
1 15 (18.75%) Finance
2 3 (3.75%) Financial Institution
2 3 (3.75%) Manufacturing
3 2 (2.50%) Back Office
3 2 (2.50%) Legal
3 2 (2.50%) Retail
3 2 (2.50%) Billing
4 1 (1.25%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.25%) Front Office
4 1 (1.25%) Games
4 1 (1.25%) Military
4 1 (1.25%) Banking
Job Titles
1 28 (35.00%) Analyst
2 26 (32.50%) Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Tester
4 14 (17.50%) Test Analyst
4 14 (17.50%) Software Tester
5 12 (15.00%) Software Engineer
6 8 (10.00%) Programmer
7 6 (7.50%) Analyst Programmer
7 6 (7.50%) Graduate
7 6 (7.50%) Software Developer
8 5 (6.25%) Analyst Developer
8 5 (6.25%) SQL Developer
9 4 (5.00%) C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.00%) Systems Programmer
9 4 (5.00%) C++ Developer
9 4 (5.00%) Systems Analyst
9 4 (5.00%) Systems Analyst Programmer
9 4 (5.00%) iOS Developer
10 3 (3.75%) C# Developer
10 3 (3.75%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (20.00%) .NET
2 11 (13.75%) HTML
3 9 (11.25%) XML
4 8 (10.00%) Web Services
5 6 (7.50%) MFC
6 4 (5.00%) Java EE
6 4 (5.00%) iOS SDK
7 3 (3.75%) OpenGL
7 3 (3.75%) J2EE
7 3 (3.75%) ATL
8 2 (2.50%) CSS
8 2 (2.50%) ASP.NET
8 2 (2.50%) DirectX
9 1 (1.25%) AngularJS
9 1 (1.25%) JSP
9 1 (1.25%) Servlets
9 1 (1.25%) FIX Protocol
9 1 (1.25%) WCF
9 1 (1.25%) WPF
9 1 (1.25%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 8 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 5 (6.25%) Computer Science
2 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
3 4 (5.00%) User Experience
3 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (3.75%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.75%) Physics
5 2 (2.50%) Clustering
5 2 (2.50%) Embedded Systems
6 1 (1.25%) Equities
6 1 (1.25%) Pocket PC
6 1 (1.25%) CMDB
6 1 (1.25%) Market Risk
6 1 (1.25%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (23.75%) UNIX
2 13 (16.25%) Windows
3 9 (11.25%) Linux
4 8 (10.00%) Solaris
5 6 (7.50%) Apple iOS
5 6 (7.50%) AIX
6 5 (6.25%) Android
7 3 (3.75%) Windows CE
8 2 (2.50%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (2.50%) Windows 7
8 2 (2.50%) Windows XP
9 1 (1.25%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.25%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (1.25%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 31 (38.75%) OO
2 24 (30.00%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (25.00%) OOP
4 16 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 15 (18.75%) Low Latency
6 14 (17.50%) Manual Testing
6 14 (17.50%) Automated Testing
6 14 (17.50%) Agile Testing
7 8 (10.00%) ITIL
8 7 (8.75%) OOD
8 7 (8.75%) Scrum
9 4 (5.00%) Kanban
9 4 (5.00%) iOS Development
10 3 (3.75%) Investment Management
10 3 (3.75%) Capacity Management
10 3 (3.75%) ERP
10 3 (3.75%) Configuration Management
11 2 (2.50%) Document Management
11 2 (2.50%) Logistics
11 2 (2.50%) Functional Programming
Programming Languages
1 44 (55.00%) C#
2 38 (47.50%) Java
3 31 (38.75%) SQL
4 14 (17.50%) C
5 8 (10.00%) VB
6 6 (7.50%) VB.NET
6 6 (7.50%) Objective-C
7 5 (6.25%) VC++
7 5 (6.25%) Shell Script
8 4 (5.00%) Python
8 4 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 4 (5.00%) Perl
9 3 (3.75%) PHP
9 3 (3.75%) JavaScript
9 3 (3.75%) X++
10 2 (2.50%) Ruby
10 2 (2.50%) COBOL
10 2 (2.50%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.50%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 29 (36.25%) Degree
2 3 (3.75%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.25%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.25%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.25%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Firmware
1 2 (2.50%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.25%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (22.50%) Oracle
2 12 (15.00%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.25%) Borland
3 5 (6.25%) Apple
4 2 (2.50%) JBoss
4 2 (2.50%) VMware
4 2 (2.50%) EMC
5 1 (1.25%) Google
5 1 (1.25%) IBM
5 1 (1.25%) HP
5 1 (1.25%) Kofax
5 1 (1.25%) Perforce
5 1 (1.25%) Open Text
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