The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer
Rank 197 212 196
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -16
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 23 3 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.40% 0.055% 0.31%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.057% 0.32%
Number of salaries quoted 23 3 17
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% +8.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,500 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
C++ Software Engineer
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++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

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

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in the West Midlands

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 2 September 2015.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

C++ Software Engineer
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++ Software Engineer 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
Coventry +6 15 £35,000 +16.66%
Worcestershire +4 8 £32,750 -18.12% 1
Birmingham - 4 £30,250 -
Dudley - 3 £30,000 -
Solihull - 3 £30,000 -
Shropshire - 1 £37,500 -
Warwickshire - 1 £39,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
England

C++ Software Engineer
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++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 43 (100.00%) C++
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 33 (76.74%) C#
3 32 (74.42%) Degree
4 28 (65.12%) Windows
5 27 (62.79%) Computer Science
6 22 (51.16%) SQL
7 21 (48.84%) Python
7 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
8 20 (46.51%) Scrum
8 20 (46.51%) Visual Studio
9 19 (44.19%) Mathematics
9 19 (44.19%) Physics
10 16 (37.21%) Linux
11 15 (34.88%) C
12 14 (32.56%) PhD
12 14 (32.56%) Electronics
13 12 (27.91%) Image Processing
13 12 (27.91%) Pattern Recognition
13 12 (27.91%) SDLC
14 11 (25.58%) Artificial Intelligence
15 10 (23.26%) .NET
16 8 (18.60%) Embedded C
17 7 (16.28%) Embedded C++
17 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
17 7 (16.28%) MFC
17 7 (16.28%) HTML
18 6 (13.95%) TDD
18 6 (13.95%) Qt
18 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing

C++ Software Engineer
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++ Software Engineer 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++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Cloud Services
1 6 (13.95%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (11.63%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.33%) ISDN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.33%) MySQL
1 1 (2.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 20 (46.51%) Visual Studio
2 6 (13.95%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 14 (32.56%) Electronics
2 6 (13.95%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (4.65%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (23.26%) .NET
2 7 (16.28%) MFC
2 7 (16.28%) HTML
3 6 (13.95%) ASP.NET
3 6 (13.95%) .NET Framework
3 6 (13.95%) WPF
3 6 (13.95%) Qt
3 6 (13.95%) Entity Framework
4 1 (2.33%) OpenCL
4 1 (2.33%) jQuery
4 1 (2.33%) WinForms
4 1 (2.33%) OpenMP
Miscellaneous
1 27 (62.79%) Computer Science
2 19 (44.19%) Mathematics
2 19 (44.19%) Physics
3 11 (25.58%) Artificial Intelligence
4 5 (11.63%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.33%) CUDA
5 1 (2.33%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 28 (65.12%) Windows
2 16 (37.21%) Linux
3 1 (2.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 21 (48.84%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (46.51%) Scrum
4 12 (27.91%) Image Processing
4 12 (27.91%) Pattern Recognition
4 12 (27.91%) SDLC
5 6 (13.95%) Unit Testing
5 6 (13.95%) TDD
6 5 (11.63%) Configuration Management
7 4 (9.30%) OO
8 1 (2.33%) OOD
8 1 (2.33%) OOP
8 1 (2.33%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (2.33%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.33%) Web Development
8 1 (2.33%) Resource Management
8 1 (2.33%) Open Source
Programming Languages
1 43 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (76.74%) C#
3 22 (51.16%) SQL
4 21 (48.84%) Python
5 15 (34.88%) C
6 8 (18.60%) Embedded C
7 7 (16.28%) Embedded C++
7 7 (16.28%) JavaScript
8 4 (9.30%) VC++
9 2 (4.65%) T-SQL
9 2 (4.65%) VB
9 2 (4.65%) VB6
10 1 (2.33%) Bash Shell
10 1 (2.33%) Java
Qualifications
1 32 (74.42%) Degree
2 14 (32.56%) PhD
3 5 (11.63%) DV Cleared
3 5 (11.63%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (13.95%) TickIT
Vendors
1 1 (2.33%) Oracle
1 1 (2.33%) Microsoft
Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
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