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 average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X++
Rank 323 321 330
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing X++ 3 1 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.025% 0.008% 0.085%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.048% 0.015% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 3 1 11
Average salary £57,500 £62,500 £90,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-8.00% -30.55%
UK excluding London average salary £46,750 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
+3.88% +5.88%
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
6214 6642 7111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 52.32% 56.15% 55.26%
Number of salaries quoted 5408 6005 6623
Average salary £53,500 £55,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.72% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £77,500 £77,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

X++
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing X++ across the City of London region as a proportion of the total demand within 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 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing X++ 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 X++.

1 11 (100.00%) Finance
1 11 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
3 8 (72.73%) .NET
4 7 (63.64%) Retail
5 6 (54.55%) SQL
5 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
6 5 (45.45%) ERP
6 5 (45.45%) Migration
6 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
7 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
7 4 (36.36%) Logistics
7 4 (36.36%) Use Case
7 4 (36.36%) Release Management
7 4 (36.36%) ZAP BI
7 4 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
7 4 (36.36%) Change Management
7 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
7 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
7 4 (36.36%) Cognos
7 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
7 4 (36.36%) MS Office
8 3 (27.27%) Advertising
8 3 (27.27%) Workflow
8 3 (27.27%) Business Process Mapping
8 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
9 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
9 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
10 1 (9.09%) C#
10 1 (9.09%) Management Information System

X++
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the City of London region citing X++ 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 X++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (9.09%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (54.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (36.36%) MS Visio
2 4 (36.36%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 11 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) Dynamics CRM
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (36.36%) ZAP BI
2 2 (18.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 1 (9.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) MorphX
General
1 11 (100.00%) Finance
2 7 (63.64%) Retail
3 3 (27.27%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 6 (54.55%) Analyst
2 5 (45.45%) Developer
2 5 (45.45%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 4 (36.36%) Business Analyst
3 4 (36.36%) Senior Developer
4 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (72.73%) .NET
2 1 (9.09%) ASP.NET
2 1 (9.09%) Web Services
2 1 (9.09%) XML
2 1 (9.09%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Digital Media
2 1 (9.09%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (45.45%) ERP
1 5 (45.45%) Migration
1 5 (45.45%) Data Migration
2 4 (36.36%) Data Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Logistics
2 4 (36.36%) Requirements Analysis
2 4 (36.36%) Use Case
2 4 (36.36%) Release Management
2 4 (36.36%) Business Intelligence
2 4 (36.36%) Change Management
3 3 (27.27%) Workflow
3 3 (27.27%) User Acceptance Testing
3 3 (27.27%) Business Process Mapping
4 1 (9.09%) CRM
Programming Languages
1 6 (54.55%) SQL
2 1 (9.09%) VB
2 1 (9.09%) C#
Vendors
1 10 (90.91%) Microsoft
2 4 (36.36%) Business Objects
2 4 (36.36%) Cognos