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

Location
3 months to
29 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 102 58 82
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 30 59 38
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.68% 3.15% 2.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.90% 7.92% 4.74%
Number of salaries quoted 21 50 38
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £35,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% -6.29%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,750 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
769 745 802
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.94% 39.78% 46.90%
Number of salaries quoted 683 662 701
Average salary £38,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 29 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 29 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 30 (45.45%) C#
2 26 (39.39%) Software Engineering
3 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (30.30%) Degree
5 19 (28.79%) Computer Science
6 18 (27.27%) HTML
6 18 (27.27%) Java
7 17 (25.76%) Visual Studio
8 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
9 15 (22.73%) XML
10 13 (19.70%) C
11 11 (16.67%) Subversion
11 11 (16.67%) CSS
12 10 (15.15%) .NET
12 10 (15.15%) SQL
12 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
12 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
13 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
13 9 (13.64%) Games
14 8 (12.12%) MVC
14 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
14 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
14 8 (12.12%) DirectX
14 8 (12.12%) Python
14 8 (12.12%) Physics
14 8 (12.12%) Open Source
14 8 (12.12%) Web Application Development
15 7 (10.61%) Visualisation
16 6 (9.09%) UNIX
16 6 (9.09%) VB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 29 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 (4.55%) Drupal
Applications
1 5 (7.58%) GNU Octave
2 1 (1.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (1.52%) Network Security
1 1 (1.52%) TCP/IP
1 1 (1.52%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (13.64%) SQL Server
2 5 (7.58%) Data Mining
3 2 (3.03%) InterSystems Cache
3 2 (3.03%) MySQL
3 2 (3.03%) MariaDB
4 1 (1.52%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.52%) Oracle Reports
4 1 (1.52%) Crystal Reports
4 1 (1.52%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 17 (25.76%) Visual Studio
2 11 (16.67%) Subversion
3 4 (6.06%) Git (software)
4 3 (4.55%) LoadRunner
5 1 (1.52%) JIRA
5 1 (1.52%) Appcelerator Titanium
5 1 (1.52%) Facilita Forecast
5 1 (1.52%) LoadUI
5 1 (1.52%) Oracle Forms
5 1 (1.52%) ProC
5 1 (1.52%) JMeter
General
1 9 (13.64%) Games
2 5 (7.58%) Telecoms
3 4 (6.06%) Finance
4 3 (4.55%) Manufacturing
5 2 (3.03%) Banking
5 2 (3.03%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Electronics
6 1 (1.52%) Legal
Job Titles
1 27 (40.91%) Developer
2 13 (19.70%) Team Leader
3 12 (18.18%) C++ Developer
4 11 (16.67%) Development Team Leader
5 10 (15.15%) Software Developer
6 9 (13.64%) C# Software Developer
6 9 (13.64%) C# Developer
6 9 (13.64%) Software Engineer
7 8 (12.12%) Senior Developer
7 8 (12.12%) .NET Developer
7 8 (12.12%) C# .NET Developer
7 8 (12.12%) .NET Software Developer
8 7 (10.61%) C++ Team Leader
9 6 (9.09%) Software Development Team Leader
9 6 (9.09%) Junior
9 6 (9.09%) Software Team Leader
10 5 (7.58%) Junior C# .NET Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Graduate .NET Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Graduate C# Developer
10 5 (7.58%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (27.27%) HTML
2 15 (22.73%) XML
3 11 (16.67%) CSS
4 10 (15.15%) .NET
5 8 (12.12%) ASP.NET
5 8 (12.12%) DirectX
6 3 (4.55%) OpenGL
7 2 (3.03%) LAMP
7 2 (3.03%) MFC
7 2 (3.03%) XSLT
7 2 (3.03%) Web Services
7 2 (3.03%) Direct3D
7 2 (3.03%) XACML
7 2 (3.03%) HTML5
8 1 (1.52%) Java EE
8 1 (1.52%) POSIX
8 1 (1.52%) CGI
8 1 (1.52%) Middleware
8 1 (1.52%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.79%) Computer Science
2 10 (15.15%) Mathematics
3 8 (12.12%) Physics
4 7 (10.61%) Visualisation
5 6 (9.09%) Algorithms
6 5 (7.58%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (4.55%) Data Centre
8 2 (3.03%) 3D Graphics
8 2 (3.03%) Management Information System
8 2 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (3.03%) Derivative
9 1 (1.52%) IBM Mainframe
9 1 (1.52%) Market Risk
9 1 (1.52%) Mainframe
9 1 (1.52%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 6 (9.09%) UNIX
2 4 (6.06%) Linux
3 2 (3.03%) FreeBSD
3 2 (3.03%) Windows
4 1 (1.52%) AIX
4 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (39.39%) Software Engineering
2 21 (31.82%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (12.12%) MVC
3 8 (12.12%) Open Source
3 8 (12.12%) Web Application Development
4 6 (9.09%) Mentoring
5 5 (7.58%) Linear Algebra
5 5 (7.58%) Probability Theory
5 5 (7.58%) Signal Processing
5 5 (7.58%) Pattern Recognition
5 5 (7.58%) Waterfall
5 5 (7.58%) Image Processing
6 4 (6.06%) Scrum
6 4 (6.06%) TDD
6 4 (6.06%) OOP
6 4 (6.06%) OO
7 3 (4.55%) Performance Testing
7 3 (4.55%) Test Scripting
7 3 (4.55%) Web Development
7 3 (4.55%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 30 (45.45%) C#
2 18 (27.27%) Java
3 16 (24.24%) JavaScript
4 13 (19.70%) C
5 10 (15.15%) SQL
6 8 (12.12%) VB.NET
6 8 (12.12%) Python
7 6 (9.09%) VB
8 5 (7.58%) Fortran
9 3 (4.55%) T-SQL
9 3 (4.55%) PHP
9 3 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 3 (4.55%) Ruby
10 2 (3.03%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.03%) VC++
10 2 (3.03%) HLSL
10 2 (3.03%) GLSL
10 2 (3.03%) C++/CLI
11 1 (1.52%) Scala
11 1 (1.52%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 20 (30.30%) Degree
2 5 (7.58%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.03%) QA
1 2 (3.03%) HL7
2 1 (1.52%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) HP Quality Center
1 1 (1.52%) MOM
1 1 (1.52%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (15.15%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.06%) Oracle
3 3 (4.55%) IBM
4 2 (3.03%) InterSystems
5 1 (1.52%) HP
5 1 (1.52%) EMC
5 1 (1.52%) BMC
5 1 (1.52%) Borland
5 1 (1.52%) Salesforce.com
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