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 12 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
12 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 216 208 185
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -23
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 13 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.23% 0.14% 0.28%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.24% 0.14% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 13 5 12
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £39,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +14.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,400 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
5468 4892 4144
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.05% 96.68% 96.24%
Number of salaries quoted 4556 4250 3413
Average salary £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.38% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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 12 February 2016.

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 12 February 2016. 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 - 8 £40,000 -
Worcestershire -4 4 £37,500 +70.45%
Warwickshire -19 1 £42,500 -5.55% 1
C++ Software Engineer
England

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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 34 (100.00%) C++
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 15 (44.12%) Games
3 13 (38.24%) C
3 13 (38.24%) Game Development
4 12 (35.29%) MFC
4 12 (35.29%) Windows
5 10 (29.41%) OO
5 10 (29.41%) OpenGL
5 10 (29.41%) 3D Graphics
5 10 (29.41%) Degree
6 9 (26.47%) Lua
7 7 (20.59%) C#
8 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
8 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (14.71%) Subversion
9 5 (14.71%) XML
9 5 (14.71%) HTTP
10 4 (11.76%) Redis
10 4 (11.76%) JSON
10 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
10 4 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
10 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
10 4 (11.76%) REST
10 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
10 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
10 4 (11.76%) OOD
10 4 (11.76%) Apache
10 4 (11.76%) Linux
10 4 (11.76%) MySQL

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

For the 6 months to 12 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (11.76%) Apache
2 3 (8.82%) Facebook Platform
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (14.71%) HTTP
2 4 (11.76%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.76%) Apache Cassandra
1 4 (11.76%) MySQL
1 4 (11.76%) NoSQL
1 4 (11.76%) Redis
2 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 6 (17.65%) Visual Studio
2 5 (14.71%) Subversion
3 4 (11.76%) Git (software)
4 3 (8.82%) Eclipse
General
1 15 (44.12%) Games
2 4 (11.76%) Retail
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) MFC
2 10 (29.41%) OpenGL
3 5 (14.71%) XML
4 4 (11.76%) JSON
4 4 (11.76%) REST
5 2 (5.88%) .NET
5 2 (5.88%) HTML
6 1 (2.94%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.94%) CSS
6 1 (2.94%) CSS3
6 1 (2.94%) DirectX
6 1 (2.94%) Django
6 1 (2.94%) Entity Framework
6 1 (2.94%) HTML5
6 1 (2.94%) OpenCL
6 1 (2.94%) OpenMP
6 1 (2.94%) Qt
6 1 (2.94%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 10 (29.41%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (8.82%) Algorithms
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Online Gambling
3 2 (5.88%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (5.88%) Mathematics
3 2 (5.88%) Physics
4 1 (2.94%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (2.94%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.94%) CUDA
4 1 (2.94%) Equities
4 1 (2.94%) Fat Client
4 1 (2.94%) Thin Client
Operating Systems
1 12 (35.29%) Windows
2 4 (11.76%) Linux
3 3 (8.82%) Windows 7
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Mobile
3 3 (8.82%) Windows Vista
3 3 (8.82%) Windows XP
4 1 (2.94%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (38.24%) Game Development
3 10 (29.41%) OO
4 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (11.76%) OOD
6 3 (8.82%) SDLC
7 2 (5.88%) Configuration Management
7 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
7 2 (5.88%) Web Development
8 1 (2.94%) 3D Programming
8 1 (2.94%) BDD
8 1 (2.94%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.94%) Mentoring
8 1 (2.94%) Open Source
8 1 (2.94%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 34 (100.00%) C++
2 13 (38.24%) C
3 9 (26.47%) Lua
4 7 (20.59%) C#
5 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
6 3 (8.82%) Python
7 2 (5.88%) Embedded C++
7 2 (5.88%) Java
7 2 (5.88%) JavaScript
7 2 (5.88%) SQL
8 1 (2.94%) VC++
Qualifications
1 10 (29.41%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) DV Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 3 (8.82%) Facebook
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft
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