The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 30 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
X++
Rank 259 311 357
Rank change year-on-year
+52 +46
Permanent jobs citing X++ 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.015% 0.010% 0.069%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.027% 0.019% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 8
Median salary £65,000 £37,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+73.33% -25.00%
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-33.33% +14.28%
X++
London

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the City of London region.

Programming Languages Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
3692 5175 6903
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 56.77% 51.15% 52.88%
Number of salaries quoted 3398 4577 5991
Median salary £57,500 £55,000 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% -
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £75,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +1.26%

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

The demand trend of job ads across the City of London region citing X++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

X++
Salary Trend in the City of London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing X++ across the City of London region.

X++ Salary Trend in the City of London

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 May 2016, IT jobs citing X++ 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 City of London region with a requirement for X++.

1 12 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
3 5 (41.67%) ERP
3 5 (41.67%) Finance
4 4 (33.33%) MorphX
4 4 (33.33%) Retail
4 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
5 3 (25.00%) C#
5 3 (25.00%) Logistics
5 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Presales
6 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
6 2 (16.67%) Legal
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (16.67%) Advertising
6 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
6 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
6 2 (16.67%) C++
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
7 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
7 1 (8.33%) Java
7 1 (8.33%) .NET
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
7 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
7 1 (8.33%) GL TRADE
7 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
7 1 (8.33%) Workflow
7 1 (8.33%) Relational Database

X++
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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:

Applications
1 3 (25.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (8.33%) Relational Database
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (8.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (33.33%) MorphX
2 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (41.67%) Finance
2 4 (33.33%) Retail
3 2 (16.67%) Advertising
3 2 (16.67%) Legal
4 1 (8.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 5 (41.67%) Consultant
1 5 (41.67%) Dynamics AX Consultant
2 4 (33.33%) Developer
2 4 (33.33%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 3 (25.00%) Microsoft Consultant
3 3 (25.00%) Technical Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 2 (16.67%) Logistics Consultant
4 2 (16.67%) Microsoft Developer
4 2 (16.67%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (8.33%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Engineer
5 1 (8.33%) Software Programmer
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Development Manager
5 1 (8.33%) Systems Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (8.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (8.33%) User Experience
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (41.67%) ERP
2 3 (25.00%) Logistics
2 3 (25.00%) Technical Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Business Transformation
3 2 (16.67%) Enterprise Architecture
3 2 (16.67%) Presales
3 2 (16.67%) Project Planning
4 1 (8.33%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (8.33%) Mentoring
4 1 (8.33%) Software Engineering
4 1 (8.33%) User Acceptance Testing
4 1 (8.33%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 3 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (8.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 11 (91.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (8.33%) GL TRADE