The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Birmingham region.

Location
3 months to
23 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 53 86 53
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -33
Permanent jobs citing C++ 67 25 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 3.66% 1.43% 3.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.92% 3.37% 7.52%
Number of salaries quoted 54 24 45
Average salary £32,500 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.14% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,950 £30,800
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £49,250 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,200
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.83%
Programming Languages Category
Birmingham
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
751 741 612
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 41.06% 42.46% 41.98%
Number of salaries quoted 659 635 573
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,250
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +0.67%
C++
West Midlands

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 23 April 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 62 (52.99%) SQL
2 59 (50.43%) Java
3 43 (36.75%) C#
4 42 (35.90%) OO
5 41 (35.04%) Degree
6 36 (30.77%) C
7 31 (26.50%) MS Office
7 31 (26.50%) OOD
8 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
9 26 (22.22%) UNIX
10 25 (21.37%) HTML
11 24 (20.51%) .NET
11 24 (20.51%) Linux
12 23 (19.66%) Windows
13 22 (18.80%) PHP
13 22 (18.80%) Shell Script
14 21 (17.95%) Relational Database
15 19 (16.24%) RDBMS
16 18 (15.38%) T-SQL
16 18 (15.38%) CSS
16 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
17 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
18 16 (13.68%) Finance
19 14 (11.97%) Perl
20 13 (11.11%) Oracle
20 13 (11.11%) Solaris
21 12 (10.26%) ProC
21 12 (10.26%) XML
22 11 (9.40%) Apple iOS
22 11 (9.40%) Android

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 23 April 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 8 (6.84%) WebLogic
2 7 (5.98%) Oracle Application Server
3 3 (2.56%) Tomcat
3 3 (2.56%) FileNet
4 2 (1.71%) Apache
5 1 (0.85%) WebSphere
5 1 (0.85%) Resin
Applications
1 31 (26.50%) MS Office
2 6 (5.13%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Oracle Applications
1 7 (5.98%) Oracle Retail
2 2 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (5.98%) Internet
2 6 (5.13%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.71%) DHCP
4 1 (0.85%) HTTP
4 1 (0.85%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) Relational Database
2 19 (16.24%) RDBMS
3 17 (14.53%) SQL Server
4 9 (7.69%) Oracle Database
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 11g
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle BI EE
5 7 (5.98%) Oracle Database 10g
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2000
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (2.56%) SQL Server 2005
7 2 (1.71%) PostgreSQL
7 2 (1.71%) Hadoop
8 1 (0.85%) MySQL
8 1 (0.85%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (10.26%) ProC
2 7 (5.98%) Subversion
3 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
4 3 (2.56%) Eclipse
4 3 (2.56%) Xcode
4 3 (2.56%) SoapUI
5 2 (1.71%) Eclipse RCP
6 1 (0.85%) Concordion
6 1 (0.85%) Ant
6 1 (0.85%) JUnit
6 1 (0.85%) Maven
6 1 (0.85%) Cactus
6 1 (0.85%) jMock
6 1 (0.85%) TestNG
6 1 (0.85%) TeamCity
6 1 (0.85%) EasyMock
6 1 (0.85%) Git (software)
6 1 (0.85%) JBehave
6 1 (0.85%) Mockito
6 1 (0.85%) Cucumber
General
1 16 (13.68%) Finance
2 10 (8.55%) Games
3 7 (5.98%) Retail
4 3 (2.56%) Legal
5 2 (1.71%) Billing
6 1 (0.85%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 62 (52.99%) Developer
2 43 (36.75%) Analyst
3 22 (18.80%) Programmer
4 17 (14.53%) Systems Analyst
4 17 (14.53%) Analyst Programmer
4 17 (14.53%) Systems Programmer
5 16 (13.68%) Systems Analyst Programmer
6 14 (11.97%) Software Developer
7 13 (11.11%) Analyst Developer
8 12 (10.26%) Software Engineer
8 12 (10.26%) SQL Developer
9 11 (9.40%) Graduate
10 9 (7.69%) DBA
11 8 (6.84%) Graduate Developer
12 7 (5.98%) Senior Developer
12 7 (5.98%) Junior
12 7 (5.98%) Oracle DBA
12 7 (5.98%) Oracle Developer
12 7 (5.98%) C++ Developer
12 7 (5.98%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (21.37%) HTML
2 24 (20.51%) .NET
3 18 (15.38%) CSS
4 12 (10.26%) XML
5 9 (7.69%) OpenGL
6 8 (6.84%) jQuery
7 7 (5.98%) Web Services
8 6 (5.13%) DirectX
9 5 (4.27%) WinForms
9 5 (4.27%) MFC
9 5 (4.27%) ASP.NET
9 5 (4.27%) REST
9 5 (4.27%) Java EE
9 5 (4.27%) Ajax
10 4 (3.42%) Ruby on Rails
10 4 (3.42%) .NET Framework
10 4 (3.42%) J2EE
10 4 (3.42%) JSP
10 4 (3.42%) Servlets
10 4 (3.42%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 7 (5.98%) Clustering
2 6 (5.13%) Mathematics
3 5 (4.27%) Social Media
4 4 (3.42%) Mobile App
4 4 (3.42%) Computer Science
4 4 (3.42%) Firmware
5 3 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
6 2 (1.71%) FMCG
6 2 (1.71%) Visualisation
6 2 (1.71%) Blackberry
6 2 (1.71%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.71%) Physics
6 2 (1.71%) Web 2.0
7 1 (0.85%) SCADA
7 1 (0.85%) VHDL
7 1 (0.85%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.85%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 26 (22.22%) UNIX
2 24 (20.51%) Linux
3 23 (19.66%) Windows
4 13 (11.11%) Solaris
5 11 (9.40%) Android
5 11 (9.40%) Apple iOS
6 3 (2.56%) AIX
7 2 (1.71%) Windows CE
7 2 (1.71%) Windows Mobile
7 2 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (35.90%) OO
2 31 (26.50%) OOD
3 18 (15.38%) Software Engineering
4 11 (9.40%) ITIL
5 10 (8.55%) CRM
6 9 (7.69%) OOP
6 9 (7.69%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (6.84%) Information Security
7 8 (6.84%) Performance Tuning
8 7 (5.98%) Database Tuning
8 7 (5.98%) Capacity Planning
9 6 (5.13%) Investment Management
10 5 (4.27%) Automated Testing
10 5 (4.27%) Risk Management
10 5 (4.27%) Scrum
10 5 (4.27%) ERP
11 4 (3.42%) Migration
11 4 (3.42%) TDD
11 4 (3.42%) Document Management
11 4 (3.42%) Agile Testing
Programming Languages
1 62 (52.99%) SQL
2 59 (50.43%) Java
3 43 (36.75%) C#
4 36 (30.77%) C
5 22 (18.80%) PHP
5 22 (18.80%) Shell Script
6 18 (15.38%) T-SQL
7 14 (11.97%) Perl
8 11 (9.40%) JavaScript
9 7 (5.98%) PL/SQL
10 6 (5.13%) Objective-C
10 6 (5.13%) VB
10 6 (5.13%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.27%) Python
12 4 (3.42%) Ruby
13 3 (2.56%) VBA
13 3 (2.56%) VC++
13 3 (2.56%) PHP5
14 2 (1.71%) Bash Shell
14 2 (1.71%) X++
Qualifications
1 41 (35.04%) Degree
2 9 (7.69%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.55%) SLA
2 2 (1.71%) QA
3 1 (0.85%) Sarbanes-Oxley
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) Ganglia
1 1 (0.85%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 27 (23.08%) Microsoft
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle
3 10 (8.55%) Sybase
3 10 (8.55%) Progress
3 10 (8.55%) Sage
3 10 (8.55%) Salesforce.com
4 6 (5.13%) Apple
5 5 (4.27%) Google
6 4 (3.42%) IBM
7 3 (2.56%) Epicor
7 3 (2.56%) Sony
7 3 (2.56%) Kofax
8 2 (1.71%) Borland
8 2 (1.71%) Symbian
8 2 (1.71%) JBoss
9 1 (0.85%) Capita
9 1 (0.85%) TIBCO
9 1 (0.85%) DataSynapse
9 1 (0.85%) Splunk
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