The table below looks at the statistics for X++ skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
X++
Rank 846 813 782
Rank change year-on-year
-33 -31
Permanent jobs citing X++ 56 63 119
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.049% 0.059% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.096% 0.11% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 55 62 99
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,400 £32,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £61,000
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £45,000 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+8.33% +3.44%

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Programming Languages Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
58102 56474 62168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.75% 52.93% 53.65%
Number of salaries quoted 48669 48759 54500
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.40%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

X++
Jobs Demand Trend

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

X++ Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

X++
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing X++ within the UK.

X++ Salary Trend in the UK

X++
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing X++ over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 within the UK.

X++ Salary Histogram in the UK

X++
Top 28 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the UK over the 3 months to 19 September 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
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statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England -20 52 £50,000 +11.11% 31
South East -10 15 £52,500 +31.25% 3
London -22 13 £57,500 -23.96% 3
West Midlands -2 10 £35,250 -69.34% 6
Berkshire +10 8 £52,500 +50.00% 3
North West -12 8 £50,000 -9.09% 13
Manchester +6 7 £50,000 -9.09% 3
Reading +2 7 £52,500 +50.00% 1
Surrey 0 5 £46,000 +5.14%
Birmingham - 5 £34,000 - 1
City of London +7 4 £57,500 -11.53% 1
South West -26 3 £52,500 +90.90% 4
Aberdeen +9 2 £40,000 -
Oxfordshire +7 2 £60,000 +135.29%
Scotland -18 2 £40,000 -
Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
West Yorkshire - 2 £40,000 -
Bristol - 2 £53,750 - 1
Wakefield - 2 £40,000 -
Cambridgeshire -17 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Cambridge -24 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
East of England -45 1 £60,000 +33.33% 1
Wales - 1 £35,000 -
South Wales - 1 £35,000 -
Cardiff - 1 £35,000 -
Bury - 1 £50,000 -
Lancashire - 1 £27,500 - 8
Wiltshire - 1 £50,000 - 1

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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++.

1 126 (96.18%) Dynamics AX
2 96 (73.28%) Microsoft
3 80 (61.07%) .NET
4 58 (44.27%) ERP
5 56 (42.75%) SQL
6 54 (41.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 49 (37.40%) SQL Server
8 38 (29.01%) MS Excel
8 38 (29.01%) Finance
9 33 (25.19%) C#
10 29 (22.14%) SharePoint
11 27 (20.61%) Advertising
12 26 (19.85%) MorphX
13 23 (17.56%) XML
13 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
13 23 (17.56%) Degree
14 21 (16.03%) C++
14 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
15 20 (15.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
16 18 (13.74%) Retail
17 17 (12.98%) Logistics
17 17 (12.98%) ASP.NET
18 16 (12.21%) OO
18 16 (12.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
19 15 (11.45%) Windows
19 15 (11.45%) VB.NET
20 14 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
21 13 (9.92%) Web Design
21 13 (9.92%) Web Services
22 12 (9.16%) Java

X++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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 29 (22.14%) SharePoint
2 10 (7.63%) Oracle Application Server
2 10 (7.63%) Apache
2 10 (7.63%) Oracle 10gAS
3 3 (2.29%) SharePoint Server
4 2 (1.53%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 38 (29.01%) MS Excel
2 3 (2.29%) MS Visio
2 3 (2.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 126 (96.18%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (3.05%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 10 (7.63%) Intranet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 54 (41.22%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 49 (37.40%) SQL Server
3 20 (15.27%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 16 (12.21%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 10 (7.63%) Oracle Database
5 10 (7.63%) Oracle Reports
5 10 (7.63%) Oracle Database 10g
5 10 (7.63%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 9 (6.87%) DTS
6 9 (6.87%) OLAP
6 9 (6.87%) Oracle OLAP
6 9 (6.87%) SQL Server 2008
7 5 (3.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (2.29%) ZAP BI
9 1 (0.76%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 26 (19.85%) MorphX
2 10 (7.63%) Visual Studio
2 10 (7.63%) Oracle Forms
3 9 (6.87%) PVCS
3 9 (6.87%) Visual Studio Team System
4 1 (0.76%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 38 (29.01%) Finance
2 27 (20.61%) Advertising
3 18 (13.74%) Retail
4 12 (9.16%) Manufacturing
5 3 (2.29%) Legal
Job Titles
1 79 (60.31%) Developer
2 60 (45.80%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 26 (19.85%) Senior Developer
4 23 (17.56%) Consultant
5 20 (15.27%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 17 (12.98%) Microsoft Developer
7 16 (12.21%) Analyst
8 14 (10.69%) Technical Consultant
9 11 (8.40%) .NET Developer
10 8 (6.11%) Development Manager
11 6 (4.58%) Report Developer
12 5 (3.82%) Support Analyst
12 5 (3.82%) Technical Leader
13 4 (3.05%) Senior .NET Developer
13 4 (3.05%) Architect
14 3 (2.29%) Business Analyst
14 3 (2.29%) Senior Manager
14 3 (2.29%) Microsoft Consultant
14 3 (2.29%) Support Consultant
14 3 (2.29%) Senior Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 80 (61.07%) .NET
2 23 (17.56%) XML
2 23 (17.56%) .NET Framework
3 17 (12.98%) ASP.NET
4 13 (9.92%) Web Services
5 11 (8.40%) HTML
6 10 (7.63%) CSS
6 10 (7.63%) Ajax
6 10 (7.63%) jQuery
6 10 (7.63%) JSON
6 10 (7.63%) HTML5
6 10 (7.63%) CSS3
7 9 (6.87%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
7 9 (6.87%) RESTful
7 9 (6.87%) SOAP
7 9 (6.87%) WinForms
8 2 (1.53%) COM
9 1 (0.76%) DHTML
9 1 (0.76%) ASP.NET MVC
9 1 (0.76%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 12 (9.16%) Computer Science
2 9 (6.87%) GIS
3 8 (6.11%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (3.82%) Management Information System
5 1 (0.76%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 15 (11.45%) Windows
2 4 (3.05%) Windows Server 2008
3 1 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
Processes & Methodologies
1 58 (44.27%) ERP
2 21 (16.03%) Business Intelligence
3 17 (12.98%) Logistics
4 16 (12.21%) OO
5 14 (10.69%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (9.92%) Web Design
7 12 (9.16%) Release Management
8 11 (8.40%) User Acceptance Testing
8 11 (8.40%) MVC
8 11 (8.40%) Migration
9 10 (7.63%) OOP
9 10 (7.63%) Business Analysis
9 10 (7.63%) Responsive Web Design
10 9 (6.87%) Waterfall
10 9 (6.87%) Project Management
10 9 (6.87%) Mentoring
11 6 (4.58%) Risk Management
11 6 (4.58%) Integration Testing
11 6 (4.58%) Requirements Analysis
12 5 (3.82%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 56 (42.75%) SQL
2 33 (25.19%) C#
3 21 (16.03%) C++
4 15 (11.45%) VB.NET
5 12 (9.16%) Java
5 12 (9.16%) JavaScript
6 11 (8.40%) T-SQL
6 11 (8.40%) PL/SQL
7 10 (7.63%) PHP
8 4 (3.05%) VB
9 1 (0.76%) VBScript
9 1 (0.76%) ABAP
Qualifications
1 23 (17.56%) Degree
2 9 (6.87%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 4 (3.05%) Citrix Presentation Server
2 2 (1.53%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.76%) Terminal Services
Vendors
1 96 (73.28%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.63%) Oracle
3 9 (6.87%) Serena
4 4 (3.05%) Citrix
4 4 (3.05%) SAP
5 3 (2.29%) Cognos
5 3 (2.29%) Business Objects
5 3 (2.29%) JD Edwards
6 1 (0.76%) Google
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