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

Location
3 months to
7 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++ Software Engineer
Rank 199 198 198
Rank change year-on-year
-1 0
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 15 9 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 0.28% 0.18% 0.20%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.29% 0.18% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 15 7 8
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £31,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,000 £40,600 £47,150
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year
- +11.11%
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
5116 4891 4787
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 95.55% 95.21% 95.55%
Number of salaries quoted 4341 4100 4009
Average salary £39,000 £40,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +9.58%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £22,500
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++ 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 7 May 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 7 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
Worcestershire 0 8 £39,000 +20.00% 2
Coventry - 6 £35,000 -
Birmingham -15 1 £43,500 +8.75%
C++ Software Engineer
England

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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 20 (100.00%) C++
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 13 (65.00%) Windows
3 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
4 12 (60.00%) Degree
5 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
5 10 (50.00%) Linux
5 10 (50.00%) Scrum
6 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (40.00%) C
6 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
6 8 (40.00%) Physics
7 7 (35.00%) SQL
8 6 (30.00%) Electronics
8 6 (30.00%) Python
8 6 (30.00%) PhD
9 5 (25.00%) Qt
10 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (20.00%) Image Processing
10 4 (20.00%) Pattern Recognition
10 4 (20.00%) WPF
10 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
10 4 (20.00%) TDD
10 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
10 4 (20.00%) TickIT
10 4 (20.00%) MFC
11 3 (15.00%) VB
11 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (10.00%) OpenMP

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

For the 6 months to 7 May 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 4 (20.00%) Team Foundation Server
3 1 (5.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
3 1 (5.00%) Subversion
General
1 6 (30.00%) Electronics
2 4 (20.00%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (10.00%) Finance
3 2 (10.00%) Advertising
4 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) Qt
2 4 (20.00%) WPF
2 4 (20.00%) MFC
3 2 (10.00%) OpenMP
3 2 (10.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 10 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 8 (40.00%) Physics
3 3 (15.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 2 (10.00%) Algorithms
4 2 (10.00%) Open Source
4 2 (10.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 13 (65.00%) Windows
2 10 (50.00%) Linux
3 2 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (65.00%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (20.00%) Image Processing
4 4 (20.00%) Pattern Recognition
4 4 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 4 (20.00%) TDD
5 2 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) Configuration Management
6 1 (5.00%) Software Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) C
4 7 (35.00%) SQL
5 6 (30.00%) Python
6 3 (15.00%) VB
7 2 (10.00%) VB6
7 2 (10.00%) VC++
7 2 (10.00%) Embedded C
7 2 (10.00%) Embedded C++
8 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.00%) Java
Qualifications
1 12 (60.00%) Degree
2 6 (30.00%) PhD
3 2 (10.00%) DV Cleared
3 2 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (20.00%) TickIT
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