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 2 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 99 75 54
Rank change year-on-year
-24 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 28 53 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.27% 2.43% 3.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.12% 5.31% 7.62%
Number of salaries quoted 27 50 59
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £47,750 £45,000
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
898 999 787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 40.76% 45.87% 45.94%
Number of salaries quoted 770 925 707
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 2 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 47 (53.41%) Java
2 44 (50.00%) C#
3 38 (43.18%) SQL
4 37 (42.05%) OO
5 29 (32.95%) Degree
6 23 (26.14%) OOP
7 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
8 19 (21.59%) UNIX
9 18 (20.45%) Oracle
9 18 (20.45%) TCP/IP
10 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
10 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
11 16 (18.18%) MS Office
11 16 (18.18%) Finance
12 15 (17.05%) C
12 15 (17.05%) .NET
12 15 (17.05%) Low Latency
13 14 (15.91%) Agile Testing
13 14 (15.91%) Automated Testing
13 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
13 14 (15.91%) Manual Testing
13 14 (15.91%) OOD
14 13 (14.77%) Windows
15 11 (12.50%) Linux
15 11 (12.50%) Apple iOS
16 10 (11.36%) Android
16 10 (11.36%) Web Services
16 10 (11.36%) HTML
17 9 (10.23%) Objective-C
17 9 (10.23%) XML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Birmingham by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (4.55%) Apache
2 3 (3.41%) Tomcat
3 2 (2.27%) FileNet
4 1 (1.14%) CMS
4 1 (1.14%) Tuxedo
4 1 (1.14%) Documentum
Applications
1 16 (18.18%) MS Office
2 4 (4.55%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (4.55%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 18 (20.45%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.27%) DNS
2 2 (2.27%) LDAP
2 2 (2.27%) DHCP
3 1 (1.14%) VoIP
3 1 (1.14%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (22.73%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.55%) Relational Database
3 3 (3.41%) MySQL
3 3 (3.41%) Oracle Database
4 2 (2.27%) PostgreSQL
4 2 (2.27%) DB2
4 2 (2.27%) Informix
4 2 (2.27%) RDBMS
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2000
5 1 (1.14%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (1.14%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 6 (6.82%) ProC
2 4 (4.55%) Visual Studio
2 4 (4.55%) Xcode
2 4 (4.55%) Subversion
3 1 (1.14%) JIRA
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse RCP
3 1 (1.14%) Facilita Forecast
3 1 (1.14%) Eclipse
3 1 (1.14%) LoadRunner
3 1 (1.14%) JMeter
General
1 16 (18.18%) Finance
2 4 (4.55%) Games
3 3 (3.41%) Financial Institution
4 2 (2.27%) Legal
4 2 (2.27%) Billing
5 1 (1.14%) Military
5 1 (1.14%) Banking
5 1 (1.14%) Front Office
5 1 (1.14%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 36 (40.91%) Developer
2 33 (37.50%) Analyst
3 15 (17.05%) Tester
4 14 (15.91%) Test Analyst
4 14 (15.91%) Software Tester
5 10 (11.36%) Analyst Programmer
5 10 (11.36%) Programmer
6 9 (10.23%) Software Engineer
7 8 (9.09%) Systems Analyst
7 8 (9.09%) Analyst Developer
7 8 (9.09%) SQL Developer
7 8 (9.09%) Systems Programmer
7 8 (9.09%) Systems Analyst Programmer
8 6 (6.82%) Graduate
8 6 (6.82%) Software Developer
8 6 (6.82%) Senior Developer
9 5 (5.68%) iOS Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Junior
10 4 (4.55%) C++ Developer
10 4 (4.55%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (17.05%) .NET
2 10 (11.36%) Web Services
2 10 (11.36%) HTML
3 9 (10.23%) XML
4 5 (5.68%) OpenGL
4 5 (5.68%) MFC
4 5 (5.68%) Java EE
5 4 (4.55%) iOS SDK
6 3 (3.41%) J2EE
6 3 (3.41%) ATL
6 3 (3.41%) CSS
7 2 (2.27%) DirectX
7 2 (2.27%) Ajax
7 2 (2.27%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.14%) J2SE
8 1 (1.14%) LAMP
8 1 (1.14%) Spring
8 1 (1.14%) JSP
8 1 (1.14%) Servlets
8 1 (1.14%) EJB
Miscellaneous
1 8 (9.09%) Mobile App
2 4 (4.55%) Mathematics
2 4 (4.55%) Computer Science
3 3 (3.41%) Firmware
3 3 (3.41%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (2.27%) Clustering
5 1 (1.14%) Equities
5 1 (1.14%) Web 2.0
5 1 (1.14%) Pocket PC
5 1 (1.14%) CMDB
5 1 (1.14%) Market Risk
5 1 (1.14%) Open Source
5 1 (1.14%) Social Media
Operating Systems
1 19 (21.59%) UNIX
2 13 (14.77%) Windows
3 11 (12.50%) Linux
3 11 (12.50%) Apple iOS
4 10 (11.36%) Android
5 8 (9.09%) Solaris
6 6 (6.82%) AIX
7 4 (4.55%) Windows CE
8 3 (3.41%) Windows Mobile
9 1 (1.14%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (1.14%) Windows 8
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone 8
9 1 (1.14%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 37 (42.05%) OO
2 23 (26.14%) OOP
3 17 (19.32%) Agile Software Development
4 15 (17.05%) Low Latency
5 14 (15.91%) Agile Testing
5 14 (15.91%) Automated Testing
5 14 (15.91%) Software Engineering
5 14 (15.91%) Manual Testing
5 14 (15.91%) OOD
6 8 (9.09%) ITIL
6 8 (9.09%) Scrum
7 7 (7.95%) iOS Development
8 6 (6.82%) Investment Management
9 4 (4.55%) Kanban
9 4 (4.55%) ERP
10 3 (3.41%) Configuration Management
10 3 (3.41%) Android Development
10 3 (3.41%) Capacity Management
11 2 (2.27%) Information Security
11 2 (2.27%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 47 (53.41%) Java
2 44 (50.00%) C#
3 38 (43.18%) SQL
4 15 (17.05%) C
5 9 (10.23%) Objective-C
6 8 (9.09%) T-SQL
7 5 (5.68%) VB
7 5 (5.68%) JavaScript
7 5 (5.68%) Perl
7 5 (5.68%) PHP
7 5 (5.68%) Python
7 5 (5.68%) Shell Script
8 4 (4.55%) VB.NET
8 4 (4.55%) Ruby
8 4 (4.55%) X++
9 3 (3.41%) VC++
10 2 (2.27%) Embedded C++
10 2 (2.27%) ActionScript
10 2 (2.27%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.14%) VBA
Qualifications
1 29 (32.95%) Degree
2 6 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.14%) ISTQB
3 1 (1.14%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.14%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (2.27%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 18 (20.45%) Oracle
2 17 (19.32%) Microsoft
3 9 (10.23%) Apple
4 5 (5.68%) Google
5 3 (3.41%) JBoss
6 2 (2.27%) VMware
6 2 (2.27%) EMC
6 2 (2.27%) Borland
7 1 (1.14%) IBM
7 1 (1.14%) HP
7 1 (1.14%) Kofax
7 1 (1.14%) Perforce
7 1 (1.14%) Open Text
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