The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills 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++ over the 3 months to 18 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 108 60 66
Rank change year-on-year
-48 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 108 189 179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 1.97% 3.80% 3.77%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.04% 7.43% 6.87%
Number of salaries quoted 92 164 162
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,000 £22,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,600 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands region.

Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2671 2545 2604
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.77% 51.10% 54.83%
Number of salaries quoted 2424 2226 2307
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the West Midlands region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

C++
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

C++ Salary Trend in the West Midlands

C++
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

C++
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++ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 18 December 2014. 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 +12 28 £27,500 -21.42% 3
Staffordshire +12 22 £37,500 +50.00% 6
Birmingham -38 18 £40,000 +11.11% 3
Coventry -19 10 £39,250 -21.50% 2
Solihull -7 7 £55,000 +111.53% 1
Shropshire - 7 £62,000 - 1
Warwickshire -51 3 £31,500 -22.22% 1
Brierley Hill - 2 £35,000 - 1
Dudley -6 1 £45,000 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++.

1 143 (54.58%) C#
2 115 (43.89%) Software Engineering
3 107 (40.84%) Degree
4 91 (34.73%) C
5 74 (28.24%) .NET
6 69 (26.34%) Microsoft
7 62 (23.66%) Java
8 58 (22.14%) SQL Server
9 52 (19.85%) SQL
10 51 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
11 49 (18.70%) Electronics
12 48 (18.32%) Visual Studio
13 46 (17.56%) JavaScript
14 44 (16.79%) VB.NET
14 44 (16.79%) Windows
15 42 (16.03%) Linux
16 40 (15.27%) ASP.NET
16 40 (15.27%) Computer Science
17 39 (14.89%) HTML
18 36 (13.74%) UML
19 35 (13.36%) CSS
20 29 (11.07%) UNIX
20 29 (11.07%) XML
20 29 (11.07%) OO
20 29 (11.07%) Embedded Systems
21 28 (10.69%) Oracle
21 28 (10.69%) Project Management
22 26 (9.92%) Mathematics
23 25 (9.54%) Simulink
24 23 (8.78%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 18 December 2014, IT jobs across the West Midlands region citing C++ also 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 that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 10 (3.82%) Apache
2 5 (1.91%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.15%) SharePoint
3 3 (1.15%) JBoss
3 3 (1.15%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.76%) BizTalk Server
4 2 (0.76%) FileNet
5 1 (0.38%) CMS
5 1 (0.38%) Drupal
5 1 (0.38%) Documentum
5 1 (0.38%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.38%) IIS
Applications
1 25 (9.54%) Simulink
2 22 (8.40%) MS Excel
3 11 (4.20%) Stateflow
3 11 (4.20%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (4.20%) TargetLink
4 5 (1.91%) MS Office
5 4 (1.53%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 9 (3.44%) Agresso
2 2 (0.76%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.91%) SaaS
2 1 (0.38%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.40%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.05%) Bluetooth
3 7 (2.67%) Ethernet
4 6 (2.29%) HTTP
5 4 (1.53%) Modbus
5 4 (1.53%) Internet
5 4 (1.53%) FTP
6 2 (0.76%) LDAP
6 2 (0.76%) WAN
6 2 (0.76%) LAN
6 2 (0.76%) Firewall
6 2 (0.76%) DNS
6 2 (0.76%) Intrusion Detection
6 2 (0.76%) BIG-IP
6 2 (0.76%) Wireshark
7 1 (0.38%) SSH
7 1 (0.38%) VoIP
7 1 (0.38%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 58 (22.14%) SQL Server
2 18 (6.87%) MySQL
3 9 (3.44%) QlikView
4 7 (2.67%) Relational Database
5 4 (1.53%) SQLite
5 4 (1.53%) NoSQL
6 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 3 (1.15%) Crystal Reports
6 3 (1.15%) DTS
7 2 (0.76%) DB2
7 2 (0.76%) Oracle Database
8 1 (0.38%) Redis
8 1 (0.38%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Database 11g
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
8 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 48 (18.32%) Visual Studio
2 12 (4.58%) Subversion
3 11 (4.20%) Rational DOORS
4 9 (3.44%) Git (software)
5 5 (1.91%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.91%) VectorCAST
6 4 (1.53%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (1.53%) Team Foundation Server
7 3 (1.15%) Hudson
8 2 (0.76%) CMake
8 2 (0.76%) Xcode
8 2 (0.76%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.76%) Artifactory
8 2 (0.76%) Jenkins
8 2 (0.76%) Ant
8 2 (0.76%) Mercurial
8 2 (0.76%) Maven
8 2 (0.76%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.38%) ProC
9 1 (0.38%) MSI
General
1 49 (18.70%) Electronics
2 23 (8.78%) Automotive
3 14 (5.34%) Games
3 14 (5.34%) Retail
4 13 (4.96%) Finance
5 12 (4.58%) Manufacturing
6 6 (2.29%) Aerospace
7 5 (1.91%) Back Office
8 2 (0.76%) Advertising
8 2 (0.76%) Banking
8 2 (0.76%) Legal
9 1 (0.38%) Telecoms
9 1 (0.38%) Financial Institution
9 1 (0.38%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 96 (36.64%) Developer
2 74 (28.24%) Software Engineer
3 47 (17.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 40 (15.27%) C# Developer
5 31 (11.83%) Programmer
5 31 (11.83%) Analyst
6 29 (11.07%) Software Developer
7 28 (10.69%) .NET Developer
8 27 (10.31%) C# .NET Developer
9 25 (9.54%) Graduate
10 22 (8.40%) Junior
11 18 (6.87%) Senior Software Engineer
12 17 (6.49%) Graduate Developer
13 16 (6.11%) Test Analyst
14 15 (5.73%) Junior Developer
15 14 (5.34%) C++ Developer
16 13 (4.96%) Development Manager
16 13 (4.96%) Graduate .NET Developer
16 13 (4.96%) Graduate C# Developer
17 12 (4.58%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (28.24%) .NET
2 40 (15.27%) ASP.NET
3 39 (14.89%) HTML
4 35 (13.36%) CSS
5 29 (11.07%) XML
6 17 (6.49%) WPF
7 15 (5.73%) jQuery
8 12 (4.58%) Ajax
9 10 (3.82%) Web Services
10 9 (3.44%) WinForms
10 9 (3.44%) Middleware
11 8 (3.05%) JSON
12 7 (2.67%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 6 (2.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 6 (2.29%) .NET Framework
14 5 (1.91%) MFC
14 5 (1.91%) WCF
14 5 (1.91%) Twitter Bootstrap
15 4 (1.53%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 4 (1.53%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 40 (15.27%) Computer Science
2 29 (11.07%) Embedded Systems
3 26 (9.92%) Mathematics
4 17 (6.49%) Physics
5 16 (6.11%) Algorithms
6 14 (5.34%) Analytical Skills
7 9 (3.44%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 9 (3.44%) VHDL
8 8 (3.05%) Mobile Games
8 8 (3.05%) SCADA
9 7 (2.67%) Mobile App
10 6 (2.29%) CAN bus
10 6 (2.29%) Open Source
10 6 (2.29%) Management Information System
11 5 (1.91%) Device Driver
12 4 (1.53%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.53%) W3C
12 4 (1.53%) Smartcard
13 2 (0.76%) Clustering
14 1 (0.38%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.79%) Windows
2 42 (16.03%) Linux
3 29 (11.07%) UNIX
4 8 (3.05%) Apple iOS
5 6 (2.29%) Android
6 5 (1.91%) Nucleus RTOS
7 4 (1.53%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.53%) Solaris
7 4 (1.53%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.53%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.15%) AIX
8 3 (1.15%) VxWorks
9 2 (0.76%) Windows Server 2003
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.38%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.38%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
10 1 (0.38%) FreeBSD
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (43.89%) Software Engineering
2 51 (19.47%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.74%) UML
4 29 (11.07%) OO
5 28 (10.69%) Project Management
6 21 (8.02%) MVC
6 21 (8.02%) Embedded Software Development
7 19 (7.25%) Validation
8 17 (6.49%) Configuration Management
9 16 (6.11%) Requirements Management
9 16 (6.11%) Mentoring
10 13 (4.96%) Automated Testing
10 13 (4.96%) ITIL
10 13 (4.96%) Software Testing
11 12 (4.58%) Scrum
12 11 (4.20%) Yourdon
12 11 (4.20%) Continuous Improvement
13 10 (3.82%) Reverse Engineering
13 10 (3.82%) TDD
14 9 (3.44%) Manual Testing
Programming Languages
1 143 (54.58%) C#
2 91 (34.73%) C
3 62 (23.66%) Java
4 52 (19.85%) SQL
5 46 (17.56%) JavaScript
6 44 (16.79%) VB.NET
7 23 (8.78%) PHP
8 22 (8.40%) Python
9 19 (7.25%) Assembly Language
10 17 (6.49%) MATLAB
11 16 (6.11%) Embedded C
12 15 (5.73%) Embedded C++
13 14 (5.34%) VB
13 14 (5.34%) VC++
14 11 (4.20%) PL/SQL
15 10 (3.82%) Objective-C
16 9 (3.44%) Perl
17 6 (2.29%) COBOL
18 5 (1.91%) VBScript
18 5 (1.91%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 107 (40.84%) Degree
2 11 (4.20%) ISEB
2 11 (4.20%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 10 (3.82%) Chartered Engineer
4 8 (3.05%) Security Cleared
5 5 (1.91%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.15%) HND
6 3 (1.15%) PhD
7 2 (0.76%) MCP
7 2 (0.76%) MCSE
8 1 (0.38%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (6.11%) QA
2 1 (0.38%) ISO 9000
2 1 (0.38%) TickIT
System Software
1 12 (4.58%) Firmware
2 4 (1.53%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (1.53%) vSphere
3 2 (0.76%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.91%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (1.15%) Puppet
Vendors
1 69 (26.34%) Microsoft
2 28 (10.69%) Oracle
3 17 (6.49%) MKS
4 11 (4.20%) MathWorks
5 6 (2.29%) VMware
5 6 (2.29%) Borland
6 5 (1.91%) Fujitsu
6 5 (1.91%) QNX
7 3 (1.15%) EMC
7 3 (1.15%) Twitter
8 2 (0.76%) Intel
8 2 (0.76%) Google
9 1 (0.38%) Zend
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
9 1 (0.38%) Kofax
9 1 (0.38%) Perforce
9 1 (0.38%) Open Text
9 1 (0.38%) Cognos
9 1 (0.38%) IBM
9 1 (0.38%) HP
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 11 hours ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 20 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum + Bonus, benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum + bonus, pension
Posted: Yesterday
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BTR Recruitment Ltd.
Salary: From £25,000 to £35,000 per annum plus bens and pension
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern
Hudson - London
Salary: £28000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 7 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 8 days ago
Telford
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Brierley Hill
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + +bonus + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago