The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Solihull region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 45 37 45
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 7 8 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 2.06% 2.97% 0.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.58% 7.21% 0.74%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Average salary £55,000 £26,000 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+111.53% -24.63%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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 Solihull region.

Programming Languages Category
Solihull
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
153 111 136
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Solihull 45.00% 41.26% 61.82%
Number of salaries quoted 133 82 110
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -5.71%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £26,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £43,000 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Solihull region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Solihull

C++
Salary Trend in Solihull

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Solihull region.

C++ Salary Trend in Solihull

C++
Salary Histogram in Solihull

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Solihull region over the 3 months to 24 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Solihull

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Solihull

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
2 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
2 5 (62.50%) Scrum
2 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 5 (62.50%) QA
3 2 (25.00%) OO
3 2 (25.00%) VC++
3 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 2 (25.00%) Degree
4 1 (12.50%) HTML
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
4 1 (12.50%) MFC
4 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
4 1 (12.50%) CSS
4 1 (12.50%) OOP
4 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
4 1 (12.50%) Borland
4 1 (12.50%) CAD
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
4 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
4 1 (12.50%) Qt
4 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Solihull by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Solihull 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (12.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (12.50%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (12.50%) Hudson
1 1 (12.50%) CMake
Job Titles
1 5 (62.50%) Development Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Software Development Manager
1 5 (62.50%) Software Manager
2 1 (12.50%) C++/C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Tester
2 1 (12.50%) C++ Developer
2 1 (12.50%) C# Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Software Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Tester
2 1 (12.50%) Software Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Analyst
2 1 (12.50%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (62.50%) ASP.NET
1 5 (62.50%) .NET
2 1 (12.50%) MFC
2 1 (12.50%) HTML
2 1 (12.50%) CSS
2 1 (12.50%) Qt
2 1 (12.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (12.50%) AngularJS
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Scrum
1 5 (62.50%) Business Analysis
2 2 (25.00%) OO
2 2 (25.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (12.50%) OOP
3 1 (12.50%) CAD
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (12.50%) Automated Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Manual Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Agile Testing
3 1 (12.50%) Low Latency
Programming Languages
1 7 (87.50%) C#
2 5 (62.50%) VB
2 5 (62.50%) VB.NET
3 2 (25.00%) VC++
4 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
4 1 (12.50%) Java
4 1 (12.50%) JavaScript
4 1 (12.50%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (62.50%) QA
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Borland
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago