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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 106 88 91
Rank change year-on-year
-18 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 40 43 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 1.70% 2.12% 1.75%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.90% 4.98% 4.42%
Number of salaries quoted 38 35 33
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £23,900 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,500 £48,300
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
817 864 770
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Birmingham 34.66% 42.52% 39.67%
Number of salaries quoted 673 769 685
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,150 £29,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £52,500 £57,500
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 28 July 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Birmingham

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 44 (45.36%) Games
1 44 (45.36%) Subversion
1 44 (45.36%) Git (software)
2 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (30.93%) Game Development
4 27 (27.84%) Degree
4 27 (27.84%) Software Engineering
5 26 (26.80%) Linux
6 23 (23.71%) MySQL
6 23 (23.71%) TDD
6 23 (23.71%) BDD
7 21 (21.65%) C
7 21 (21.65%) XML
7 21 (21.65%) JSON
8 20 (20.62%) REST
8 20 (20.62%) Eclipse
9 18 (18.56%) HTTP
9 18 (18.56%) Redis
10 17 (17.53%) OO
10 17 (17.53%) OOD
11 16 (16.49%) Apache
11 16 (16.49%) Java
11 16 (16.49%) SQL
11 16 (16.49%) NoSQL
12 12 (12.37%) .NET
12 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
12 12 (12.37%) C#
12 12 (12.37%) Python
12 12 (12.37%) Apache Cassandra
12 12 (12.37%) Online Gambling

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 16 (16.49%) Apache
2 12 (12.37%) Facebook Platform
3 5 (5.15%) SAS
4 2 (2.06%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 2 (2.06%) Blender
1 2 (2.06%) MS Office
2 1 (1.03%) SPSS
2 1 (1.03%) TargetLink
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.12%) IaaS
1 4 (4.12%) Microsoft Azure
1 4 (4.12%) PaaS
1 4 (4.12%) SaaS
2 2 (2.06%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (2.06%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 18 (18.56%) 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%) HTTPS
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 23 (23.71%) MySQL
2 18 (18.56%) Redis
3 16 (16.49%) NoSQL
4 12 (12.37%) Apache Cassandra
5 6 (6.19%) MongoDB
5 6 (6.19%) Relational Database
6 2 (2.06%) PostgreSQL
6 2 (2.06%) SQL Server
7 1 (1.03%) Big Data
7 1 (1.03%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 44 (45.36%) Git (software)
1 44 (45.36%) Subversion
2 20 (20.62%) Eclipse
3 4 (4.12%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.06%) CANoe
4 2 (2.06%) Maven
4 2 (2.06%) Vagrant
5 1 (1.03%) JIRA
5 1 (1.03%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (1.03%) VectorCAST
General
1 44 (45.36%) Games
2 11 (11.34%) Retail
3 10 (10.31%) Finance
4 4 (4.12%) Automotive
4 4 (4.12%) Electronics
4 4 (4.12%) Financial Institution
5 2 (2.06%) Marketing
6 1 (1.03%) Advertising
6 1 (1.03%) French Language
6 1 (1.03%) German Language
6 1 (1.03%) Italian Language
6 1 (1.03%) Manufacturing
6 1 (1.03%) Russian Language
6 1 (1.03%) Spanish Language
Job Titles
1 50 (51.55%) Developer
2 37 (38.14%) C++ Developer
3 22 (22.68%) Software Engineer
4 15 (15.46%) C++ Software Engineer
4 15 (15.46%) Software Developer
5 13 (13.40%) Junior
6 12 (12.37%) Junior Developer
7 11 (11.34%) Senior Developer
8 10 (10.31%) C++ Programmer
8 10 (10.31%) Programmer
8 10 (10.31%) Senior C++ Developer
9 9 (9.28%) C++ Software Developer
10 6 (6.19%) Consultant
10 6 (6.19%) Junior C++ Developer
11 5 (5.15%) Architect
11 5 (5.15%) Senior C++ Programmer
11 5 (5.15%) Senior Programmer
11 5 (5.15%) Senior Software Engineer
12 4 (4.12%) C# Developer
12 4 (4.12%) Games Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (21.65%) JSON
1 21 (21.65%) XML
2 20 (20.62%) REST
3 12 (12.37%) .NET
4 11 (11.34%) DirectX
4 11 (11.34%) HTML
4 11 (11.34%) OpenGL
5 10 (10.31%) CSS
6 6 (6.19%) WebGL
7 5 (5.15%) HTML5
8 4 (4.12%) Node.js
8 4 (4.12%) Qt
8 4 (4.12%) WPF
9 3 (3.09%) AngularJS
9 3 (3.09%) Cocoa
9 3 (3.09%) MFC
10 2 (2.06%) Browserify
10 2 (2.06%) Three.js
10 2 (2.06%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 2 (2.06%) Unreal Engine
Miscellaneous
1 12 (12.37%) Online Gambling
2 8 (8.25%) Computer Science
3 7 (7.22%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (6.19%) Algorithms
5 5 (5.15%) 3D Graphics
5 5 (5.15%) Embedded Systems
6 4 (4.12%) Animation
6 4 (4.12%) Artificial Intelligence
6 4 (4.12%) Mathematics
6 4 (4.12%) Mobile App
6 4 (4.12%) Physics
6 4 (4.12%) Statistics
7 3 (3.09%) CAN bus
8 2 (2.06%) Oculus Rift
9 1 (1.03%) Client/Server
9 1 (1.03%) Derivative
9 1 (1.03%) Inversion of Control
9 1 (1.03%) Smartphone
9 1 (1.03%) VAX
Operating Systems
1 26 (26.80%) Linux
2 11 (11.34%) Android
3 8 (8.25%) Windows
4 5 (5.15%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (4.12%) Apple iOS
6 3 (3.09%) Mac OS X
6 3 (3.09%) Unix
7 1 (1.03%) OpenVMS
7 1 (1.03%) VMS
7 1 (1.03%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (43.30%) Agile Software Development
2 30 (30.93%) Game Development
3 27 (27.84%) Software Engineering
4 23 (23.71%) BDD
4 23 (23.71%) TDD
5 17 (17.53%) OO
5 17 (17.53%) OOD
6 10 (10.31%) Mentoring
7 8 (8.25%) Business Intelligence
8 6 (6.19%) Open Source
9 5 (5.15%) Analytics
9 5 (5.15%) Embedded Software Development
9 5 (5.15%) OOP
10 4 (4.12%) Data Analysis
10 4 (4.12%) Data Protection
10 4 (4.12%) Scrum
11 3 (3.09%) Cross-Platform Development
12 2 (2.06%) Cross-Browser Compatibility
12 2 (2.06%) Mobile Development
12 2 (2.06%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 21 (21.65%) C
2 16 (16.49%) Java
2 16 (16.49%) SQL
3 12 (12.37%) C#
3 12 (12.37%) JavaScript
3 12 (12.37%) Python
4 10 (10.31%) PHP
5 8 (8.25%) Ruby
6 4 (4.12%) Go
6 4 (4.12%) R
7 2 (2.06%) Bash Shell
7 2 (2.06%) Embedded C
7 2 (2.06%) Embedded C++
7 2 (2.06%) ES6
7 2 (2.06%) Perl
7 2 (2.06%) VC++
8 1 (1.03%) DCL
8 1 (1.03%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.03%) Pascal
8 1 (1.03%) VB
Qualifications
1 27 (27.84%) Degree
2 1 (1.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.03%) Basel II
1 1 (1.03%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (2.06%) Docker
2 1 (1.03%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.06%) Ansible
1 2 (2.06%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 12 (12.37%) Facebook
2 3 (3.09%) Microsoft
3 2 (2.06%) Atmel
3 2 (2.06%) Google
4 1 (1.03%) Cognizant
4 1 (1.03%) Fujitsu
4 1 (1.03%) IBM
4 1 (1.03%) MKS
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