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 26 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
26 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 98 54 82
Rank change year-on-year
-44 +28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 22 54 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.20% 3.44% 1.93%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.82% 7.39% 4.22%
Number of salaries quoted 17 50 31
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
780 731 759
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 42.69% 46.53% 45.70%
Number of salaries quoted 736 657 649
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £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 26 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 25 (51.02%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) Java
3 16 (32.65%) HTML
3 16 (32.65%) UNIX
4 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
5 11 (22.45%) Windows
5 11 (22.45%) Degree
6 10 (20.41%) Oracle
7 9 (18.37%) VB
7 9 (18.37%) Mathematics
7 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
8 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
8 8 (16.33%) Manufacturing
8 8 (16.33%) ITIL
8 8 (16.33%) Linux
9 7 (14.29%) OO
9 7 (14.29%) CSS
9 7 (14.29%) MySQL
9 7 (14.29%) XML
9 7 (14.29%) Project Management
9 7 (14.29%) Subversion
9 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
10 6 (12.24%) Open Source
10 6 (12.24%) Physics
10 6 (12.24%) Borland
10 6 (12.24%) PHP
10 6 (12.24%) SQL
11 5 (10.20%) Finance
11 5 (10.20%) Scrum

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 26 January 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 4 (8.16%) Apache
2 2 (4.08%) Drupal
3 1 (2.04%) Documentum
3 1 (2.04%) FileNet
3 1 (2.04%) CMS
Applications
1 4 (8.16%) Photoshop
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.16%) FTP
2 1 (2.04%) HTTP
2 1 (2.04%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (14.29%) MySQL
2 2 (4.08%) SQL Server
2 2 (4.08%) MariaDB
2 2 (4.08%) Oracle Database
3 1 (2.04%) Relational Database
3 1 (2.04%) RDBMS
3 1 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 7 (14.29%) Subversion
2 4 (8.16%) Dreamweaver
3 2 (4.08%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.04%) LoadRunner
4 1 (2.04%) ProC
4 1 (2.04%) JIRA
4 1 (2.04%) Balsamiq Mockups
4 1 (2.04%) CMake
General
1 8 (16.33%) Manufacturing
2 5 (10.20%) Finance
3 4 (8.16%) Back Office
3 4 (8.16%) Retail
4 3 (6.12%) Games
4 3 (6.12%) Banking
5 2 (4.08%) Telecoms
6 1 (2.04%) Legal
Job Titles
1 19 (38.78%) Developer
2 7 (14.29%) Software Engineer
3 6 (12.24%) Software Developer
3 6 (12.24%) Analyst
4 5 (10.20%) C++ Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Development Manager
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Programmer
5 4 (8.16%) Web Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Senior Web Developer
5 4 (8.16%) Team Leader
5 4 (8.16%) Development Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) C++ Team Leader
6 3 (6.12%) C# Developer
6 3 (6.12%) C++ Programmer
7 2 (4.08%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Graduate Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Graduate .NET Developer
7 2 (4.08%) Graduate C# Developer
7 2 (4.08%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (32.65%) HTML
2 7 (14.29%) XML
2 7 (14.29%) CSS
3 4 (8.16%) Ajax
3 4 (8.16%) WPF
3 4 (8.16%) jQuery
3 4 (8.16%) Flash
4 3 (6.12%) .NET
5 2 (4.08%) MFC
5 2 (4.08%) ASP.NET
5 2 (4.08%) DirectX
5 2 (4.08%) LAMP
5 2 (4.08%) HTML5
6 1 (2.04%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.04%) Qt
6 1 (2.04%) RESTful
6 1 (2.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 1 (2.04%) Java EE
6 1 (2.04%) WCF
6 1 (2.04%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 9 (18.37%) Mathematics
2 8 (16.33%) Computer Science
3 7 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (12.24%) Open Source
4 6 (12.24%) Physics
5 4 (8.16%) N-Tier
5 4 (8.16%) W3C
6 2 (4.08%) Algorithms
6 2 (4.08%) Derivative
7 1 (2.04%) Mobile App
7 1 (2.04%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.04%) Pocket PC
7 1 (2.04%) Market Risk
7 1 (2.04%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 16 (32.65%) UNIX
2 11 (22.45%) Windows
3 8 (16.33%) Linux
4 4 (8.16%) Windows XP
4 4 (8.16%) Windows 7
5 2 (4.08%) FreeBSD
6 1 (2.04%) Windows CE
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Mobile
6 1 (2.04%) AIX
6 1 (2.04%) Solaris
6 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
6 1 (2.04%) Windows 8
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone 8
6 1 (2.04%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (18.37%) Agile Software Development
1 9 (18.37%) Software Engineering
2 8 (16.33%) ITIL
3 7 (14.29%) OO
3 7 (14.29%) Project Management
4 5 (10.20%) Scrum
5 4 (8.16%) CAD
5 4 (8.16%) Logistics
5 4 (8.16%) User Acceptance Testing
6 3 (6.12%) Capacity Management
7 2 (4.08%) MVVM
7 2 (4.08%) Game Development
7 2 (4.08%) Continuous Improvement
7 2 (4.08%) Software Deployment
7 2 (4.08%) Content Management
7 2 (4.08%) Configuration Management
7 2 (4.08%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.04%) OOD
8 1 (2.04%) OOP
8 1 (2.04%) Disaster Recovery
Programming Languages
1 25 (51.02%) C#
2 22 (44.90%) Java
3 12 (24.49%) JavaScript
4 9 (18.37%) VB
5 6 (12.24%) PHP
5 6 (12.24%) SQL
6 4 (8.16%) COBOL
6 4 (8.16%) VC++
6 4 (8.16%) C
7 3 (6.12%) Python
7 3 (6.12%) Shell Script
7 3 (6.12%) MATLAB
7 3 (6.12%) VB.NET
8 2 (4.08%) Objective-C
8 2 (4.08%) Ruby
9 1 (2.04%) C++/CLI
9 1 (2.04%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 11 (22.45%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.16%) QA
2 1 (2.04%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.04%) Control-M
Vendors
1 10 (20.41%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) Borland
3 1 (2.04%) Open Text
3 1 (2.04%) IBM
3 1 (2.04%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.04%) BMC
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £30,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Parking + Flexi-working +
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago