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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 182 207 170
Rank change year-on-year
+25 -37
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 38 8 43
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.67% 0.15% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.71% 0.15% 0.82%
Number of salaries quoted 36 8 41
Average salary £40,000 £55,000 £28,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-27.27% +92.98%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £50,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £48,750 £55,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
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
5349 5222 5236
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 94.06% 95.40% 94.75%
Number of salaries quoted 4458 4332 4448
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

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 2 September 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 2 September 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 - 31 £36,500 - 4
Shropshire - 5 £40,000 -
Warwickshire -10 1 £42,500 -22.72%
Staffordshire - 1 £22,000 -
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 58 (100.00%) C++
2 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (56.90%) Subversion
4 29 (50.00%) Git (software)
5 20 (34.48%) Games
6 19 (32.76%) Mentoring
7 16 (27.59%) BDD
7 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
7 16 (27.59%) TDD
7 16 (27.59%) DirectX
8 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
9 12 (20.69%) OpenGL
10 10 (17.24%) Linux
11 9 (15.52%) Finance
11 9 (15.52%) Open Source
12 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
12 8 (13.79%) Degree
12 8 (13.79%) Scrum
12 8 (13.79%) C
13 7 (12.07%) UNIX
13 7 (12.07%) VC++
14 6 (10.34%) SDLC
15 5 (8.62%) Resource Management
15 5 (8.62%) Client/Server
15 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
15 5 (8.62%) C#
15 5 (8.62%) Oracle
15 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
16 4 (6.90%) Project Management
16 4 (6.90%) Retail

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

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 5 (8.62%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 33 (56.90%) Subversion
2 29 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 13 (22.41%) Visual Studio
4 1 (1.72%) CMake
General
1 20 (34.48%) Games
2 9 (15.52%) Finance
3 4 (6.90%) Retail
4 2 (3.45%) Electronics
5 1 (1.72%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (27.59%) DirectX
2 12 (20.69%) OpenGL
3 2 (3.45%) Qt
4 1 (1.72%) HTML
4 1 (1.72%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.62%) Client/Server
2 2 (3.45%) Robotics
2 2 (3.45%) Mathematics
2 2 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (1.72%) Data Structures
3 1 (1.72%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.72%) Biometrics
3 1 (1.72%) 3D Graphics
3 1 (1.72%) IVR
Operating Systems
1 10 (17.24%) Linux
2 7 (12.07%) UNIX
3 1 (1.72%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (58.62%) Agile Software Development
2 19 (32.76%) Mentoring
3 16 (27.59%) TDD
3 16 (27.59%) Software Engineering
3 16 (27.59%) BDD
4 9 (15.52%) Open Source
5 8 (13.79%) Waterfall
5 8 (13.79%) Scrum
6 6 (10.34%) SDLC
7 5 (8.62%) Resource Management
8 4 (6.90%) Multithreading
8 4 (6.90%) Project Management
9 2 (3.45%) OO
9 2 (3.45%) Project Planning
9 2 (3.45%) Parallel Computing
10 1 (1.72%) Image Processing
10 1 (1.72%) Signal Processing
10 1 (1.72%) OOD
10 1 (1.72%) UML
Programming Languages
1 58 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (13.79%) C
3 7 (12.07%) VC++
4 5 (8.62%) C#
5 1 (1.72%) JavaScript
5 1 (1.72%) SQL
Qualifications
1 8 (13.79%) Degree
2 2 (3.45%) Postgraduate
System Software
1 1 (1.72%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (8.62%) Oracle
1 5 (8.62%) Microsoft
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