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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Developer
Rank 196 190 176
Rank change year-on-year
-6 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 17 16 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.32% 0.31% 0.50%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.34% 0.33% 0.52%
Number of salaries quoted 14 12 23
Average salary £37,000 £32,500 £29,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.84% +12.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £16,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £41,250 £37,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +10.38%
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
5025 4883 4828
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.26% 95.15% 95.97%
Number of salaries quoted 4220 4119 4018
Average salary £39,000 £39,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £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 22 May 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 22 May 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
Warwickshire -9 8 £44,500 +36.92%
Birmingham -10 6 £35,000 +12.00% 5
Worcestershire +1 3 £25,000 -13.04%
C++ Developer
England

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 29 (100.00%) C++
2 12 (41.38%) Subversion
3 10 (34.48%) Linux
4 9 (31.03%) UNIX
4 9 (31.03%) C
5 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
5 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
6 7 (24.14%) Games
6 7 (24.14%) Degree
7 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
8 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
8 5 (17.24%) Open Source
8 5 (17.24%) C#
8 5 (17.24%) Electronics
8 5 (17.24%) Robotics
9 4 (13.79%) Qt
9 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
9 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
9 4 (13.79%) Finance
9 4 (13.79%) VB
10 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
10 3 (10.34%) HTML
10 3 (10.34%) XML
10 3 (10.34%) DirectX
10 3 (10.34%) Banking
10 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
10 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
10 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (6.90%) BDD
11 2 (6.90%) CUDA

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

For the 6 months to 22 May 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.

Development Applications
1 12 (41.38%) Subversion
2 8 (27.59%) Git (software)
3 3 (10.34%) Visual Studio
4 1 (3.45%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 7 (24.14%) Games
2 5 (17.24%) Electronics
3 4 (13.79%) Finance
4 3 (10.34%) Banking
4 3 (10.34%) Telecoms
5 2 (6.90%) Retail
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.79%) Qt
2 3 (10.34%) HTML
2 3 (10.34%) XML
2 3 (10.34%) DirectX
3 2 (6.90%) OpenMP
3 2 (6.90%) MFC
4 1 (3.45%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
2 5 (17.24%) Open Source
2 5 (17.24%) Robotics
3 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (6.90%) CUDA
5 1 (3.45%) Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) IBM Mainframe
5 1 (3.45%) 3D Graphics
5 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 10 (34.48%) Linux
2 9 (31.03%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (27.59%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (17.24%) Mentoring
3 4 (13.79%) Multithreading
3 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
4 3 (10.34%) Waterfall
5 2 (6.90%) BDD
5 2 (6.90%) TDD
5 2 (6.90%) Parallel Computing
5 2 (6.90%) OO
6 1 (3.45%) OOD
6 1 (3.45%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.45%) CAD
6 1 (3.45%) UML
6 1 (3.45%) Data Analysis
6 1 (3.45%) Software Testing
6 1 (3.45%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 29 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (31.03%) C
3 5 (17.24%) C#
4 4 (13.79%) VB
5 2 (6.90%) Java
6 1 (3.45%) VC++
6 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 7 (24.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.45%) SLA
Systems Management
1 1 (3.45%) Control-M
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) IBM
1 1 (3.45%) BMC
1 1 (3.45%) Borland
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, Warwickshire
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
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Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
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Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago