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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 215 207 193
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -14
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 26 14 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.42% 0.26% 0.33%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.43% 0.27% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 26 12 10
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £30,000 £31,750
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,550 £40,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
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
6017 5166 4758
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 96.33% 96.85% 96.77%
Number of salaries quoted 4784 4376 3985
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £23,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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 30 April 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 30 April 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
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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 -4 14 £50,000 +14.94%
Coventry +4 3 £34,000 +13.33% 1
Worcestershire -7 3 £25,000 -40.47%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 40 (100.00%) C++
1 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 20 (50.00%) NoSQL
3 19 (47.50%) Degree
3 19 (47.50%) Games
4 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (42.50%) OO
4 17 (42.50%) Game Development
5 16 (40.00%) Subversion
6 15 (37.50%) HTTP
6 15 (37.50%) XML
6 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
7 14 (35.00%) REST
7 14 (35.00%) Redis
7 14 (35.00%) Apache Cassandra
7 14 (35.00%) MySQL
7 14 (35.00%) OOD
7 14 (35.00%) Apache
7 14 (35.00%) JSON
8 13 (32.50%) Online Gambling
8 13 (32.50%) Linux
8 13 (32.50%) Eclipse
8 13 (32.50%) Facebook
8 13 (32.50%) Facebook Platform
9 11 (27.50%) Windows
10 10 (25.00%) C
10 10 (25.00%) SQL
11 6 (15.00%) Machine Learning
11 6 (15.00%) Node.js
11 6 (15.00%) Android

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

For the 6 months to 30 April 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 14 (35.00%) Apache
2 13 (32.50%) Facebook Platform
3 6 (15.00%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 15 (37.50%) HTTP
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (50.00%) NoSQL
2 14 (35.00%) Apache Cassandra
2 14 (35.00%) MySQL
2 14 (35.00%) Redis
3 3 (7.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) Subversion
2 15 (37.50%) Git (software)
3 13 (32.50%) Eclipse
4 3 (7.50%) Visual Studio
General
1 19 (47.50%) Games
2 4 (10.00%) Retail
3 3 (7.50%) Electronics
3 3 (7.50%) Finance
3 3 (7.50%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (37.50%) XML
2 14 (35.00%) JSON
2 14 (35.00%) REST
3 5 (12.50%) MFC
4 4 (10.00%) OpenGL
5 2 (5.00%) .NET
6 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET
6 1 (2.50%) DirectX
6 1 (2.50%) HTML
6 1 (2.50%) HTML5
6 1 (2.50%) Web Services
6 1 (2.50%) WinForms
6 1 (2.50%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (32.50%) Online Gambling
2 5 (12.50%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
3 4 (10.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 4 (10.00%) Fat Client
3 4 (10.00%) Thin Client
4 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
4 1 (2.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (2.50%) Computer Science
4 1 (2.50%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 13 (32.50%) Linux
2 11 (27.50%) Windows
3 6 (15.00%) Android
4 3 (7.50%) Windows 7
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Mobile
4 3 (7.50%) Windows Vista
4 3 (7.50%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (42.50%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (42.50%) Game Development
2 17 (42.50%) OO
3 14 (35.00%) OOD
4 6 (15.00%) Information Management
4 6 (15.00%) Machine Learning
5 4 (10.00%) Mentoring
6 3 (7.50%) Data Acquisition
7 2 (5.00%) BDD
7 2 (5.00%) TDD
7 2 (5.00%) Web Development
8 1 (2.50%) 3D Programming
8 1 (2.50%) E-Commerce
8 1 (2.50%) Multithreading
8 1 (2.50%) OOP
Programming Languages
1 40 (100.00%) C++
2 10 (25.00%) C
2 10 (25.00%) SQL
3 6 (15.00%) Objective-C
4 5 (12.50%) C#
5 4 (10.00%) Java
6 3 (7.50%) Lua
7 1 (2.50%) JavaScript
7 1 (2.50%) Python
7 1 (2.50%) VC++
Qualifications
1 19 (47.50%) Degree
Vendors
1 13 (32.50%) Facebook
2 3 (7.50%) Microsoft
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