The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Birmingham region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 118 101 62
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -39
Permanent jobs citing C++ 31 30 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.30% 1.65% 3.18%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.18% 3.85% 7.97%
Number of salaries quoted 29 21 51
Median salary £44,000 £35,000 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+25.71% +4.47%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £47,500 £47,500
UK excluding London median 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
741 780 753
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 31.16% 42.86% 39.86%
Number of salaries quoted 623 691 668
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Birmingham

The demand trend of job ads across the Birmingham region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 May 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 31 May 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region with a requirement for C++.

1 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 47 (48.45%) Subversion
3 46 (47.42%) Games
4 45 (46.39%) Git (software)
5 38 (39.18%) Degree
6 30 (30.93%) Game Development
6 30 (30.93%) Software Engineering
7 27 (27.84%) TDD
8 26 (26.80%) BDD
9 23 (23.71%) Linux
9 23 (23.71%) OO
10 20 (20.62%) Retail
11 19 (19.59%) C
12 17 (17.53%) Java
12 17 (17.53%) Python
12 17 (17.53%) OOD
12 17 (17.53%) Finance
13 16 (16.49%) XML
13 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (15.46%) HTTP
15 14 (14.43%) MySQL
15 14 (14.43%) NoSQL
15 14 (14.43%) Redis
15 14 (14.43%) REST
15 14 (14.43%) JSON
16 13 (13.40%) Online Gambling
16 13 (13.40%) Apache Cassandra
16 13 (13.40%) Facebook
16 13 (13.40%) Facebook Platform
16 13 (13.40%) Windows

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 13 (13.40%) Apache
1 13 (13.40%) Facebook Platform
2 3 (3.09%) SAS
3 2 (2.06%) Apache Solr
Applications
1 3 (3.09%) SPSS
2 1 (1.03%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 6 (6.19%) SaaS
2 3 (3.09%) IaaS
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (3.09%) PaaS
3 1 (1.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (15.46%) HTTP
2 1 (1.03%) 4G
2 1 (1.03%) Bluetooth
2 1 (1.03%) DVB
2 1 (1.03%) Firewall
2 1 (1.03%) FlexRay
2 1 (1.03%) GSM
2 1 (1.03%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.03%) LTE
2 1 (1.03%) TCP/IP
2 1 (1.03%) UMTS
2 1 (1.03%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (1.03%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (14.43%) MySQL
1 14 (14.43%) NoSQL
1 14 (14.43%) Redis
2 13 (13.40%) Apache Cassandra
3 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
4 3 (3.09%) Big Data
5 1 (1.03%) MongoDB
5 1 (1.03%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 47 (48.45%) Subversion
2 45 (46.39%) Git (software)
3 13 (13.40%) Eclipse
4 5 (5.15%) Visual Studio
5 3 (3.09%) Jenkins
6 2 (2.06%) CANoe
7 1 (1.03%) HP UFT
7 1 (1.03%) JIRA
7 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
7 1 (1.03%) Selenium
7 1 (1.03%) VectorCAST
7 1 (1.03%) WebDriver
General
1 46 (47.42%) Games
2 20 (20.62%) Retail
3 17 (17.53%) Finance
4 5 (5.15%) Banking
5 4 (4.12%) Automotive
5 4 (4.12%) Corporate Banking
6 3 (3.09%) French Language
6 3 (3.09%) German Language
6 3 (3.09%) Italian Language
6 3 (3.09%) Russian Language
6 3 (3.09%) Spanish Language
7 1 (1.03%) Electronics
7 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 52 (53.61%) Developer
2 39 (40.21%) C++ Developer
3 24 (24.74%) Software Engineer
4 20 (20.62%) Software Developer
5 16 (16.49%) C++ Software Engineer
6 15 (15.46%) C++ Software Developer
7 12 (12.37%) Junior
8 11 (11.34%) Junior Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Senior C++ Developer
9 8 (8.25%) Senior Developer
10 6 (6.19%) C++ Programmer
10 6 (6.19%) Junior C++ Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Junior Software Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Programmer
10 6 (6.19%) Quantitative Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Senior Software Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Consultant
11 4 (4.12%) Lead Developer
11 4 (4.12%) Linux Engineer
11 4 (4.12%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (16.49%) XML
2 14 (14.43%) JSON
2 14 (14.43%) REST
3 9 (9.28%) DirectX
3 9 (9.28%) HTML
4 8 (8.25%) .NET
4 8 (8.25%) CSS
5 6 (6.19%) HTML5
5 6 (6.19%) OpenGL
6 4 (4.12%) Cocoa
6 4 (4.12%) Qt
6 4 (4.12%) Web Services
6 4 (4.12%) WPF
7 2 (2.06%) CSS3
7 2 (2.06%) JDBC
7 2 (2.06%) Lucene
7 2 (2.06%) MFC
7 2 (2.06%) ODBC
8 1 (1.03%) Apache Flex
8 1 (1.03%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 16 (16.49%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (13.40%) Online Gambling
3 11 (11.34%) Computer Science
4 8 (8.25%) Derivative
5 6 (6.19%) Equities
6 5 (5.15%) Algorithms
6 5 (5.15%) Artificial Intelligence
6 5 (5.15%) Mathematics
7 4 (4.12%) Embedded Systems
7 4 (4.12%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
8 3 (3.09%) CAN bus
8 3 (3.09%) Linked Data
8 3 (3.09%) Physics
8 3 (3.09%) Semantic Web
9 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.03%) Cyberthreat
9 1 (1.03%) Mobile App
9 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.03%) User Experience
9 1 (1.03%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 23 (23.71%) Linux
2 13 (13.40%) Windows
3 6 (6.19%) Android
3 6 (6.19%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (4.12%) Mac OS X
5 3 (3.09%) Solaris
6 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (51.55%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.93%) Game Development
2 30 (30.93%) Software Engineering
3 27 (27.84%) TDD
4 26 (26.80%) BDD
5 23 (23.71%) OO
6 17 (17.53%) OOD
7 5 (5.15%) Data Protection
7 5 (5.15%) Mentoring
7 5 (5.15%) OOP
8 4 (4.12%) Cross-Platform Development
8 4 (4.12%) Embedded Software Development
8 4 (4.12%) Risk Management
8 4 (4.12%) Scrum
8 4 (4.12%) SOA
9 3 (3.09%) Analytics
9 3 (3.09%) Automated Testing
9 3 (3.09%) Continuous Improvement
9 3 (3.09%) Data Modelling
9 3 (3.09%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 19 (19.59%) C
2 17 (17.53%) Java
2 17 (17.53%) Python
3 8 (8.25%) PHP
3 8 (8.25%) Ruby
4 7 (7.22%) SQL
5 5 (5.15%) C#
6 4 (4.12%) JavaScript
6 4 (4.12%) Perl
7 2 (2.06%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.06%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.06%) SPARQL
7 2 (2.06%) VC++
8 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.03%) XAML
Qualifications
1 38 (39.18%) Degree
2 3 (3.09%) PhD
3 1 (1.03%) CISSP
3 1 (1.03%) GCIA
3 1 (1.03%) GCIH
3 1 (1.03%) ISEB
3 1 (1.03%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.09%) Basel II
2 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.03%) QA
Vendors
1 13 (13.40%) Facebook
2 1 (1.03%) Cognizant
2 1 (1.03%) Fujitsu
2 1 (1.03%) IBM
2 1 (1.03%) MKS
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