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 20 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
X++
Rank 821 870 761
Rank change year-on-year
+49 -109
Permanent jobs citing X++ 87 59 122
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.078% 0.049% 0.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.15% 0.093% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 83 44 112
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £46,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £41,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £73,500 £62,400
UK excluding London average salary £60,000 £57,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+4.34% +21.05%

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
56471 63654 59392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 50.86% 52.68% 53.41%
Number of salaries quoted 48022 53665 50915
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +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 20 April 2015 within the UK.

X++ Salary Histogram in the UK

X++
Top 25 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 20 April 2015. 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 +30 52 £57,500 +6.97% 31
West Midlands -2 12 £47,500 -17.39% 5
London +14 11 £62,500 +25.00% 6
Birmingham +1 11 £47,500 -17.39% 4
South East +24 10 £53,250 +18.33% 7
Yorkshire 0 9 £60,000 - 3
North East - 6 £70,000 -
Surrey +17 5 £65,000 +44.44%
Berkshire - 3 £32,500 - 3
Redhill - 3 £57,500 -
North West - 3 £45,000 - 5
West Yorkshire +2 2 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Bracknell - 2 £32,500 -
Glasgow - 2 £48,750 -
West Sussex - 2 £38,750 - 1
Scotland - 2 £48,750 -
City of London +12 1 £72,500 +45.00% 3
Leeds +3 1 £50,000 -16.66% 1
Warwickshire -9 1 - -
South West -25 1 - - 2
North Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Wiltshire - 1 - - 2
York - 1 £45,000 -
Manchester - 1 £62,500 - 2
Reading - 1 £55,000 - 2

X++
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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++.

1 128 (99.22%) Dynamics AX
2 85 (65.89%) Microsoft
3 81 (62.79%) .NET
4 62 (48.06%) SQL Server
5 55 (42.64%) C#
6 50 (38.76%) ERP
7 49 (37.98%) SQL
8 45 (34.88%) MorphX
9 41 (31.78%) Finance
10 38 (29.46%) MS Excel
11 36 (27.91%) Degree
11 36 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
12 35 (27.13%) SharePoint
13 32 (24.81%) Visual Studio
14 27 (20.93%) Logistics
15 24 (18.60%) WCF
16 22 (17.05%) XML
16 22 (17.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
17 21 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
18 19 (14.73%) QA
19 18 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
20 17 (13.18%) Migration
21 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
21 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
21 15 (11.63%) T-SQL
22 14 (10.85%) Project Management
23 13 (10.08%) Scrum
24 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
24 12 (9.30%) HTML
24 12 (9.30%) Data Migration

X++
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 April 2015, 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 35 (27.13%) SharePoint
2 4 (3.10%) SharePoint 2010
3 2 (1.55%) SharePoint Server
3 2 (1.55%) BizTalk Server
4 1 (0.78%) CMS
Applications
1 38 (29.46%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.78%) InfoPath
2 1 (0.78%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 128 (99.22%) Dynamics AX
2 3 (2.33%) Dynamics NAV
2 3 (2.33%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 6 (4.65%) Microsoft Azure
2 1 (0.78%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 62 (48.06%) SQL Server
2 36 (27.91%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 22 (17.05%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server 2008
4 3 (2.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 1 (0.78%) MySQL
5 1 (0.78%) MongoDB
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2005
5 1 (0.78%) Data Warehouse
5 1 (0.78%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 45 (34.88%) MorphX
2 32 (24.81%) Visual Studio
3 21 (16.28%) Team Foundation Server
4 8 (6.20%) NUnit
5 3 (2.33%) Hudson
6 1 (0.78%) Mercurial
6 1 (0.78%) Subversion
6 1 (0.78%) Git (software)
General
1 41 (31.78%) Finance
2 11 (8.53%) Advertising
3 9 (6.98%) Manufacturing
4 8 (6.20%) Legal
5 4 (3.10%) Retail
6 1 (0.78%) Telecoms
6 1 (0.78%) Law
Job Titles
1 64 (49.61%) Developer
2 48 (37.21%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 22 (17.05%) Architect
4 20 (15.50%) Consultant
5 19 (14.73%) Senior Developer
6 12 (9.30%) Technical Consultant
6 12 (9.30%) Technical Architect
7 11 (8.53%) Solutions Architect
8 9 (6.98%) Microsoft Developer
8 9 (6.98%) Dynamics AX Consultant
9 6 (4.65%) C# Developer
9 6 (4.65%) Analyst
10 5 (3.88%) Graduate
10 5 (3.88%) Graduate Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Senior C# Developer
11 4 (3.10%) Team Leader
11 4 (3.10%) Software Engineer
12 3 (2.33%) Support Analyst
12 3 (2.33%) Technical Support
12 3 (2.33%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (62.79%) .NET
2 24 (18.60%) WCF
3 22 (17.05%) XML
4 15 (11.63%) ASP.NET
5 12 (9.30%) HTML
6 9 (6.98%) .NET Framework
6 9 (6.98%) WF
6 9 (6.98%) Web Services
7 8 (6.20%) Ajax
8 7 (5.43%) CSS
9 5 (3.88%) SOAP
9 5 (3.88%) ADO.NET
10 3 (2.33%) XSL
10 3 (2.33%) Silverlight
10 3 (2.33%) jQuery
10 3 (2.33%) WPF
10 3 (2.33%) HTML5
11 2 (1.55%) ADO
12 1 (0.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 1 (0.78%) NHibernate
Miscellaneous
1 18 (13.95%) Analytical Skills
2 12 (9.30%) Computer Science
3 11 (8.53%) Enterprise Software
4 4 (3.10%) Data Structures
5 2 (1.55%) Client/Server
5 2 (1.55%) Tandem
5 2 (1.55%) Wiki
6 1 (0.78%) Open Source
6 1 (0.78%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 5 (3.88%) Windows
2 2 (1.55%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (38.76%) ERP
2 27 (20.93%) Logistics
3 17 (13.18%) Migration
4 15 (11.63%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (10.85%) Project Management
6 13 (10.08%) Scrum
7 12 (9.30%) Data Migration
8 11 (8.53%) Resource Management
8 11 (8.53%) OOP
9 8 (6.20%) GAP Analysis
9 8 (6.20%) Agile Project Management
10 7 (5.43%) Mentoring
10 7 (5.43%) OO
11 5 (3.88%) Performance Tuning
12 4 (3.10%) RAD
12 4 (3.10%) SSADM
12 4 (3.10%) UML
12 4 (3.10%) Software Engineering
12 4 (3.10%) Requirements Analysis
13 3 (2.33%) Lean Manufacturing
Programming Languages
1 55 (42.64%) C#
2 49 (37.98%) SQL
3 15 (11.63%) T-SQL
4 11 (8.53%) JavaScript
5 10 (7.75%) C++
5 10 (7.75%) Java
6 6 (4.65%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 36 (27.91%) Degree
2 3 (2.33%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (14.73%) QA
2 2 (1.55%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (0.78%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 85 (65.89%) Microsoft
2 10 (7.75%) JD Edwards
3 6 (4.65%) SAP
4 4 (3.10%) Oracle
5 2 (1.55%) Sun
6 1 (0.78%) Cisco
6 1 (0.78%) Sage
6 1 (0.78%) GL TRADE
6 1 (0.78%) Tableau
6 1 (0.78%) LexisNexis
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