The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Developer role in IT jobs advertised for the West Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Developer in their job title over the 3 months to 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 195 200 191
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -9
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 32 9 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.55% 0.17% 0.49%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.59% 0.18% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 27 9 26
Average salary £37,500 £41,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.63% +18.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,600 £28,400 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £43,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.04% +15.33%
C++ Developer
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
5445 5062 5209
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.09% 94.41% 95.28%
Number of salaries quoted 4533 4254 4372
Average salary £39,500 £39,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%

C++ Developer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer in the job title across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Developer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

C++ Developer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Developer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 2015.

C++ Developer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

C++ Developer
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Developer within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 7 July 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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
Birmingham +1 25 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Warwickshire -21 4 £44,000 -20.00%
Shropshire - 2 £40,000 - 1
Staffordshire +9 1 £22,000 -40.54%
C++ Developer
England

C++ Developer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title.

1 48 (100.00%) C++
2 25 (52.08%) Subversion
3 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
4 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
5 17 (35.42%) Games
6 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
7 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
8 9 (18.75%) DirectX
8 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
9 8 (16.67%) Linux
9 8 (16.67%) Finance
10 7 (14.58%) TDD
10 7 (14.58%) UNIX
10 7 (14.58%) C
10 7 (14.58%) Open Source
10 7 (14.58%) BDD
11 6 (12.50%) SDLC
11 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
11 6 (12.50%) OpenGL
11 6 (12.50%) Degree
12 5 (10.42%) Robotics
12 5 (10.42%) Mathematics
12 5 (10.42%) Scrum
12 5 (10.42%) Electronics
12 5 (10.42%) C#
13 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
13 4 (8.33%) Retail
14 3 (6.25%) VC++
14 3 (6.25%) VB
15 2 (4.17%) XML

C++ Developer
Top Related IT Skills in the West Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 2015, IT jobs across the West Midlands region that cited C++ Developer in their job title 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 with C++ Developer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (4.17%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 25 (52.08%) Subversion
2 20 (41.67%) Git (software)
3 9 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 17 (35.42%) Games
2 8 (16.67%) Finance
3 5 (10.42%) Electronics
4 4 (8.33%) Retail
5 2 (4.17%) Telecoms
5 2 (4.17%) Banking
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (18.75%) DirectX
2 6 (12.50%) OpenGL
3 2 (4.17%) XML
3 2 (4.17%) HTML
3 2 (4.17%) Qt
4 1 (2.08%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (10.42%) Robotics
1 5 (10.42%) Mathematics
2 2 (4.17%) Client/Server
2 2 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.08%) Data Structures
3 1 (2.08%) Algorithms
3 1 (2.08%) Data Centre
3 1 (2.08%) Mainframe
3 1 (2.08%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (2.08%) IBM Mainframe
Operating Systems
1 8 (16.67%) Linux
2 7 (14.58%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (45.83%) Agile Software Development
2 13 (27.08%) Mentoring
3 10 (20.83%) Software Engineering
4 7 (14.58%) Open Source
4 7 (14.58%) TDD
4 7 (14.58%) BDD
5 6 (12.50%) SDLC
5 6 (12.50%) Waterfall
6 5 (10.42%) Scrum
7 4 (8.33%) Multithreading
8 2 (4.17%) Parallel Computing
8 2 (4.17%) Project Planning
8 2 (4.17%) Resource Management
8 2 (4.17%) OO
9 1 (2.08%) OOD
9 1 (2.08%) Project Management
9 1 (2.08%) Disaster Recovery
9 1 (2.08%) UML
9 1 (2.08%) Data Analysis
9 1 (2.08%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (14.58%) C
3 5 (10.42%) C#
4 3 (6.25%) VB
4 3 (6.25%) VC++
5 1 (2.08%) Java
Qualifications
1 6 (12.50%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.08%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (2.08%) Control-M
Vendors
1 2 (4.17%) Oracle
1 2 (4.17%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.08%) BMC
2 1 (2.08%) IBM
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