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 26 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 96 79 111
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +32
Permanent jobs citing C++ 55 44 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 2.22% 2.37% 1.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.52% 5.38% 2.70%
Number of salaries quoted 54 40 25
Median salary £38,750 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-3.12% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £29,600 £26,400
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,250 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.19% +5.00%
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
997 818 963
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.19% 44.07% 41.37%
Number of salaries quoted 820 739 836
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 26 September 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 26 September 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 35 (43.75%) Games
2 31 (38.75%) Linux
2 31 (38.75%) Git (software)
3 30 (37.50%) MySQL
4 26 (32.50%) Subversion
5 24 (30.00%) XML
5 24 (30.00%) Eclipse
5 24 (30.00%) Redis
6 22 (27.50%) JavaScript
6 22 (27.50%) SQL
7 21 (26.25%) C#
8 20 (25.00%) C
8 20 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
8 20 (25.00%) JSON
8 20 (25.00%) MongoDB
9 19 (23.75%) NoSQL
9 19 (23.75%) REST
9 19 (23.75%) Apache
10 18 (22.50%) Java
11 16 (20.00%) Game Development
12 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
13 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
13 12 (15.00%) Degree
13 12 (15.00%) HTML
14 11 (13.75%) .NET
14 11 (13.75%) TDD
14 11 (13.75%) BDD
15 10 (12.50%) Open Source
15 10 (12.50%) HTTP
16 9 (11.25%) PHP

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 19 (23.75%) Apache
2 4 (5.00%) Facebook Platform
2 4 (5.00%) SAS
3 2 (2.50%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Blender
1 2 (2.50%) MS Excel
1 2 (2.50%) MS Office
2 1 (1.25%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (2.50%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (1.25%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 4 (5.00%) IaaS
1 4 (5.00%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (5.00%) PaaS
1 4 (5.00%) SaaS
2 2 (2.50%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.50%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 10 (12.50%) HTTP
2 1 (1.25%) HTTPS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (37.50%) MySQL
2 24 (30.00%) Redis
3 20 (25.00%) MongoDB
4 19 (23.75%) NoSQL
5 9 (11.25%) Relational Database
6 5 (6.25%) PostgreSQL
7 4 (5.00%) Apache Cassandra
8 3 (3.75%) SQL Server
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (1.25%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 31 (38.75%) Git (software)
2 26 (32.50%) Subversion
3 24 (30.00%) Eclipse
4 5 (6.25%) Vagrant
5 4 (5.00%) CMake
6 2 (2.50%) CANoe
6 2 (2.50%) Maven
7 1 (1.25%) JIRA
7 1 (1.25%) Visual Studio
General
1 35 (43.75%) Games
2 5 (6.25%) Marketing
2 5 (6.25%) Retail
3 4 (5.00%) Finance
3 4 (5.00%) Financial Institution
4 3 (3.75%) Electronics
5 2 (2.50%) Advertising
5 2 (2.50%) Automotive
5 2 (2.50%) Publishing
6 1 (1.25%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 44 (55.00%) Developer
2 23 (28.75%) C++ Developer
3 15 (18.75%) Graduate
3 15 (18.75%) Programmer
4 13 (16.25%) C++ Programmer
4 13 (16.25%) Graduate Developer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior C++ Programmer
5 10 (12.50%) Senior Programmer
6 9 (11.25%) Software Developer
6 9 (11.25%) Software Engineer
7 8 (10.00%) Junior
7 8 (10.00%) Junior Developer
8 7 (8.75%) Senior Developer
9 6 (7.50%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (7.50%) Junior C++ Developer
10 5 (6.25%) C# Developer
10 5 (6.25%) C++ Games Developer
10 5 (6.25%) C++/C# Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Graduate C++ Developer
10 5 (6.25%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (30.00%) XML
2 20 (25.00%) JSON
3 19 (23.75%) REST
4 12 (15.00%) HTML
5 11 (13.75%) .NET
6 9 (11.25%) CSS
7 7 (8.75%) Node.js
7 7 (8.75%) WebGL
8 6 (7.50%) OpenGL
9 5 (6.25%) Browserify
9 5 (6.25%) RESTful
10 4 (5.00%) HTML5
11 3 (3.75%) AngularJS
12 2 (2.50%) ATL
12 2 (2.50%) CSS3
12 2 (2.50%) DirectX
12 2 (2.50%) Memcached
12 2 (2.50%) Three.js
12 2 (2.50%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 2 (2.50%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 5 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
1 5 (6.25%) Animation
1 5 (6.25%) Mobile App
2 4 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 4 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (5.00%) Mathematics
2 4 (5.00%) Online Gambling
2 4 (5.00%) Statistics
3 3 (3.75%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 2 (2.50%) Oculus Rift
4 2 (2.50%) Physics
5 1 (1.25%) CAN bus
5 1 (1.25%) Inversion of Control
5 1 (1.25%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 31 (38.75%) Linux
2 9 (11.25%) Android
3 8 (10.00%) Unix
4 5 (6.25%) Apple iOS
4 5 (6.25%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 2 (2.50%) Embedded Linux
5 2 (2.50%) Windows
6 1 (1.25%) OpenVMS
6 1 (1.25%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.00%) Business Intelligence
2 16 (20.00%) Game Development
3 15 (18.75%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (15.00%) Software Engineering
5 11 (13.75%) BDD
5 11 (13.75%) TDD
6 10 (12.50%) Open Source
7 8 (10.00%) Mentoring
7 8 (10.00%) OO
7 8 (10.00%) OOD
7 8 (10.00%) OOP
8 5 (6.25%) API Integration
8 5 (6.25%) Automated Testing
8 5 (6.25%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
8 5 (6.25%) Mobile Development
9 4 (5.00%) Analytics
9 4 (5.00%) Data Analysis
10 3 (3.75%) Embedded Software Development
11 2 (2.50%) Change Control
11 2 (2.50%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 22 (27.50%) JavaScript
1 22 (27.50%) SQL
2 21 (26.25%) C#
3 20 (25.00%) C
4 18 (22.50%) Java
5 9 (11.25%) PHP
6 7 (8.75%) Go
6 7 (8.75%) Ruby
7 6 (7.50%) Python
8 5 (6.25%) Bash Shell
8 5 (6.25%) ES6
8 5 (6.25%) VC++
9 4 (5.00%) R
10 2 (2.50%) Perl
10 2 (2.50%) T-SQL
11 1 (1.25%) DCL
11 1 (1.25%) Embedded C
11 1 (1.25%) Pascal
11 1 (1.25%) VB
11 1 (1.25%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 12 (15.00%) Degree
2 1 (1.25%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (2.50%) Docker
2 1 (1.25%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (6.25%) Ansible
2 2 (2.50%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (6.25%) Microsoft
1 5 (6.25%) Red Hat
2 4 (5.00%) Facebook
3 2 (2.50%) Atmel
3 2 (2.50%) Google
4 1 (1.25%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.25%) Freescale
4 1 (1.25%) Green Hills
4 1 (1.25%) Renesas
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Posted: 5 days ago
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