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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 70 100 59
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -41
Permanent jobs citing C++ 59 25 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.85% 1.38% 3.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.30% 3.19% 7.69%
Number of salaries quoted 49 19 51
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £31,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average 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
808 784 715
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 39.07% 43.34% 47.70%
Number of salaries quoted 715 730 641
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 53 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 52 (50.00%) Subversion
3 51 (49.04%) Git (software)
4 41 (39.42%) Games
5 36 (34.62%) TDD
5 36 (34.62%) BDD
6 35 (33.65%) Degree
7 26 (25.00%) Software Engineering
8 24 (23.08%) Finance
9 21 (20.19%) Retail
10 20 (19.23%) DirectX
11 19 (18.27%) C
11 19 (18.27%) Mentoring
12 18 (17.31%) Java
13 17 (16.35%) OpenGL
13 17 (16.35%) Python
14 16 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
15 15 (14.42%) Game Development
16 14 (13.46%) Windows
17 13 (12.50%) HTML
18 12 (11.54%) Linux
18 12 (11.54%) OO
18 12 (11.54%) Computer Science
19 11 (10.58%) XML
20 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
20 10 (9.62%) CSS
20 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
20 10 (9.62%) Ruby
21 9 (8.65%) Derivative
22 8 (7.69%) NoSQL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 5 (4.81%) Apache
2 3 (2.88%) Facebook Platform
2 3 (2.88%) SAS
3 2 (1.92%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.96%) Apache Pig
Applications
1 3 (2.88%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.88%) SaaS
2 2 (1.92%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.92%) DigitalOcean
2 2 (1.92%) Heroku
Communications & Networking
1 6 (5.77%) HTTP
2 1 (0.96%) FlexRay
2 1 (0.96%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (7.69%) NoSQL
2 7 (6.73%) MySQL
2 7 (6.73%) Redis
3 5 (4.81%) Apache Cassandra
4 4 (3.85%) Big Data
5 3 (2.88%) Relational Database
6 2 (1.92%) MongoDB
6 2 (1.92%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (1.92%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.96%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.96%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 52 (50.00%) Subversion
2 51 (49.04%) Git (software)
3 10 (9.62%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.88%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.88%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 1 (0.96%) CANoe
6 1 (0.96%) CMake
6 1 (0.96%) HP UFT
6 1 (0.96%) Rational DOORS
6 1 (0.96%) Selenium
6 1 (0.96%) VectorCAST
6 1 (0.96%) WebDriver
General
1 41 (39.42%) Games
2 24 (23.08%) Finance
3 21 (20.19%) Retail
4 7 (6.73%) Banking
5 5 (4.81%) Corporate Banking
6 4 (3.85%) Marketing
7 3 (2.88%) French Language
7 3 (2.88%) German Language
7 3 (2.88%) Italian Language
7 3 (2.88%) Russian Language
7 3 (2.88%) Spanish Language
8 2 (1.92%) Automotive
9 1 (0.96%) Electronics
9 1 (0.96%) Investment Banking
9 1 (0.96%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 71 (68.27%) Developer
2 56 (53.85%) C++ Developer
3 22 (21.15%) Senior Developer
3 22 (21.15%) Software Developer
4 19 (18.27%) Senior C++ Developer
5 17 (16.35%) Software Engineer
6 15 (14.42%) C++ Software Developer
7 14 (13.46%) C++ Team Leader
7 14 (13.46%) Team Leader
8 12 (11.54%) C++ Software Engineer
9 11 (10.58%) Lead Developer
10 8 (7.69%) Junior
11 7 (6.73%) Junior Developer
11 7 (6.73%) Quantitative Developer
12 5 (4.81%) C Software Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) C/C++ Software Engineer
12 5 (4.81%) Junior Software Developer
13 4 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 4 (3.85%) Programmer
13 4 (3.85%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (19.23%) DirectX
2 17 (16.35%) OpenGL
3 13 (12.50%) HTML
4 11 (10.58%) XML
5 10 (9.62%) CSS
6 7 (6.73%) JSON
6 7 (6.73%) REST
7 6 (5.77%) .NET
8 5 (4.81%) HTML5
9 4 (3.85%) Web Services
10 3 (2.88%) ASP.NET
10 3 (2.88%) Cocoa
10 3 (2.88%) MEAN Stack
10 3 (2.88%) Qt
10 3 (2.88%) WPF
11 2 (1.92%) Apache Flex
11 2 (1.92%) CSS3
11 2 (1.92%) JDBC
11 2 (1.92%) Lucene
11 2 (1.92%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 16 (15.38%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (11.54%) Computer Science
3 9 (8.65%) Derivative
4 7 (6.73%) Equities
5 5 (4.81%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 4 (3.85%) Online Gambling
7 3 (2.88%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (2.88%) Linked Data
7 3 (2.88%) Mathematics
7 3 (2.88%) Semantic Web
8 2 (1.92%) CAN bus
8 2 (1.92%) Mobile App
8 2 (1.92%) Mobile Games
9 1 (0.96%) Algorithms
9 1 (0.96%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (0.96%) Enterprise Software
9 1 (0.96%) Market Risk
9 1 (0.96%) Physics
9 1 (0.96%) User Experience
9 1 (0.96%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 14 (13.46%) Windows
2 12 (11.54%) Linux
3 3 (2.88%) Mac OS X
3 3 (2.88%) Solaris
3 3 (2.88%) Unix
3 3 (2.88%) Windows 7
3 3 (2.88%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (2.88%) Windows Vista
3 3 (2.88%) Windows XP
4 1 (0.96%) Android
4 1 (0.96%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (50.96%) Agile Software Development
2 36 (34.62%) BDD
2 36 (34.62%) TDD
3 26 (25.00%) Software Engineering
4 19 (18.27%) Mentoring
5 15 (14.42%) Game Development
6 12 (11.54%) OO
7 8 (7.69%) Open Source
8 5 (4.81%) Automated Testing
8 5 (4.81%) OOD
8 5 (4.81%) Risk Management
8 5 (4.81%) Scrum
9 4 (3.85%) Analytics
9 4 (3.85%) Data Modelling
9 4 (3.85%) Waterfall
10 3 (2.88%) Operations Research
10 3 (2.88%) Predictive Modelling
10 3 (2.88%) Quantitative Analysis
10 3 (2.88%) SDLC
10 3 (2.88%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 19 (18.27%) C
2 18 (17.31%) Java
3 17 (16.35%) Python
4 10 (9.62%) JavaScript
4 10 (9.62%) Ruby
5 8 (7.69%) PHP
6 7 (6.73%) C#
7 6 (5.77%) SQL
8 5 (4.81%) Perl
9 4 (3.85%) Embedded C
9 4 (3.85%) Embedded C++
10 3 (2.88%) VC++
11 2 (1.92%) SPARQL
12 1 (0.96%) Go
12 1 (0.96%) XAML
Qualifications
1 35 (33.65%) Degree
2 3 (2.88%) PhD
2 3 (2.88%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.96%) CISSP
3 1 (0.96%) GCIA
3 1 (0.96%) GCIH
3 1 (0.96%) ISEB
3 1 (0.96%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.88%) Basel II
2 1 (0.96%) ISO 9001
2 1 (0.96%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.96%) Apache Flume
1 1 (0.96%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (5.77%) Microsoft
2 3 (2.88%) Facebook
3 2 (1.92%) Rackspace
4 1 (0.96%) BT
4 1 (0.96%) Fujitsu
4 1 (0.96%) IBM
4 1 (0.96%) MKS
4 1 (0.96%) Oracle
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