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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 25 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 111 91 67
Rank change year-on-year
-20 -24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 137 159 195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.25% 3.01% 3.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 6.10% 7.72%
Number of salaries quoted 124 139 169
Median salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £23,700 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
2592 2607 2526
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 42.58% 49.39% 49.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2191 2348 2189
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 25 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 25 May 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +5 35 £44,000 +25.71% 8
Worcestershire -7 35 £30,000 -17.80% 2
Coventry +8 19 £37,500 -6.25% 2
Staffordshire -7 16 £24,000 -60.00% 1
Warwickshire -18 14 £36,875 +1.02% 2
Shropshire -12 6 £37,500 -14.77%
Wolverhampton -5 3 £32,500 +103.12% 2
Herefordshire +4 2 £60,000 +14.28%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 25 May 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 156 (49.37%) Degree
2 123 (38.92%) Software Engineering
3 115 (36.39%) C
4 111 (35.13%) Java
5 106 (33.54%) C#
6 101 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
7 91 (28.80%) Computer Science
8 87 (27.53%) Windows
8 87 (27.53%) Subversion
9 85 (26.90%) Linux
10 79 (25.00%) Git (software)
11 76 (24.05%) SQL
12 74 (23.42%) .NET
13 71 (22.47%) HTML
14 65 (20.57%) OO
15 60 (18.99%) JavaScript
16 56 (17.72%) Games
16 56 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
17 49 (15.51%) OOP
17 49 (15.51%) Mac OS X
18 47 (14.87%) CSS
19 44 (13.92%) ASP.NET
20 43 (13.61%) Microsoft
20 43 (13.61%) Mathematics
21 42 (13.29%) Open Source
21 42 (13.29%) TDD
22 38 (12.03%) Python
23 36 (11.39%) XML
24 35 (11.08%) Unix
24 35 (11.08%) Qt

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 20 (6.33%) Node.js
2 15 (4.75%) Apache
3 13 (4.11%) Confluence
3 13 (4.11%) Facebook Platform
4 10 (3.16%) Apache Spark
4 10 (3.16%) Elasticsearch
5 4 (1.27%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.95%) SAS
7 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 10 (3.16%) MS Excel
2 5 (1.58%) MS Office
3 3 (0.95%) MS PowerPoint
3 3 (0.95%) MS Project
3 3 (0.95%) SPSS
4 2 (0.63%) OrCAD
5 1 (0.32%) Simulink
5 1 (0.32%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 4 (1.27%) BusinessWorks
1 4 (1.27%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 2 (0.63%) SAP Oil and Gas
3 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 9 (2.85%) SaaS
2 8 (2.53%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (0.63%) IaaS
3 2 (0.63%) PaaS
4 1 (0.32%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.32%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 16 (5.06%) HTTP
2 12 (3.80%) Internet
3 3 (0.95%) CTI
4 2 (0.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (0.63%) Wireless
5 1 (0.32%) 4G
5 1 (0.32%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.32%) DVB
5 1 (0.32%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.32%) Firewall
5 1 (0.32%) FlexRay
5 1 (0.32%) GSM
5 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
5 1 (0.32%) LTE
5 1 (0.32%) UMTS
5 1 (0.32%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (10.44%) NoSQL
2 25 (7.91%) SQL Server
3 24 (7.59%) Apache Cassandra
3 24 (7.59%) MongoDB
4 21 (6.65%) Relational Database
5 19 (6.01%) MySQL
6 14 (4.43%) Redis
7 13 (4.11%) Big Data
8 10 (3.16%) Apache Accumulo
8 10 (3.16%) Hadoop
8 10 (3.16%) IBM InfoSphere
8 10 (3.16%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
9 1 (0.32%) GIS
9 1 (0.32%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.32%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 87 (27.53%) Subversion
2 79 (25.00%) Git (software)
3 28 (8.86%) Mercurial
4 25 (7.91%) Visual Studio
5 20 (6.33%) JIRA
6 19 (6.01%) GDB
7 15 (4.75%) Eclipse
8 12 (3.80%) CANoe
9 11 (3.48%) VectorCAST
10 5 (1.58%) Jenkins
11 3 (0.95%) Grunt
11 3 (0.95%) gulp
12 2 (0.63%) Clang
12 2 (0.63%) Hudson
12 2 (0.63%) JIRA Agile
12 2 (0.63%) Rational DOORS
12 2 (0.63%) Selenium
12 2 (0.63%) TeamCity
12 2 (0.63%) Xcode
13 1 (0.32%) LabVIEW
General
1 56 (17.72%) Games
2 27 (8.54%) Finance
3 22 (6.96%) Retail
4 19 (6.01%) Electronics
5 18 (5.70%) Automotive
6 11 (3.48%) Banking
7 9 (2.85%) Manufacturing
7 9 (2.85%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.58%) Corporate Banking
9 4 (1.27%) Aerospace
9 4 (1.27%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.95%) Avionics
10 3 (0.95%) French Language
10 3 (0.95%) German Language
10 3 (0.95%) Italian Language
10 3 (0.95%) Russian Language
10 3 (0.95%) Spanish Language
11 2 (0.63%) Advertising
11 2 (0.63%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 171 (54.11%) Developer
2 94 (29.75%) Software Engineer
3 82 (25.95%) C++ Developer
4 49 (15.51%) Graduate
5 48 (15.19%) Junior
6 45 (14.24%) Software Developer
7 37 (11.71%) Junior Developer
8 35 (11.08%) C++ Software Engineer
9 28 (8.86%) Senior Developer
10 27 (8.54%) Graduate Developer
11 25 (7.91%) .NET Developer
12 24 (7.59%) C++ Software Developer
13 23 (7.28%) Senior C++ Developer
14 22 (6.96%) Embedded Engineer
14 22 (6.96%) Graduate Software Engineer
15 21 (6.65%) Applications Developer
16 20 (6.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
16 20 (6.33%) Linux Developer
17 18 (5.70%) C++ Applications Developer
18 17 (5.38%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 74 (23.42%) .NET
2 71 (22.47%) HTML
3 47 (14.87%) CSS
4 44 (13.92%) ASP.NET
5 36 (11.39%) XML
6 35 (11.08%) Qt
7 34 (10.76%) HTML5
8 28 (8.86%) X-Windows
9 26 (8.23%) OpenMP
10 20 (6.33%) WPF
11 18 (5.70%) CSS3
11 18 (5.70%) REST
12 14 (4.43%) JSON
12 14 (4.43%) MFC
12 14 (4.43%) WinForms
13 13 (4.11%) OpenCL
14 10 (3.16%) .NET Framework
14 10 (3.16%) DirectX
14 10 (3.16%) Kafka
14 10 (3.16%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 91 (28.80%) Computer Science
2 56 (17.72%) Analytical Skills
3 43 (13.61%) Mathematics
4 34 (10.76%) Artificial Intelligence
5 26 (8.23%) CUDA
6 20 (6.33%) Fat Client
6 20 (6.33%) Thin Client
7 14 (4.43%) Mobile App
8 13 (4.11%) Online Gambling
8 13 (4.11%) VHDL
9 11 (3.48%) Algorithms
9 11 (3.48%) Embedded Systems
10 10 (3.16%) Internet of Things
11 9 (2.85%) Derivative
11 9 (2.85%) Physics
12 7 (2.22%) Equities
13 6 (1.90%) iSeries
14 5 (1.58%) CAN bus
14 5 (1.58%) Semantic Web
14 5 (1.58%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 87 (27.53%) Windows
2 85 (26.90%) Linux
3 49 (15.51%) Mac OS X
4 35 (11.08%) Unix
5 28 (8.86%) Android
6 6 (1.90%) Embedded Linux
7 5 (1.58%) Solaris
8 3 (0.95%) Apple iOS
8 3 (0.95%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.63%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.32%) VxWorks
10 1 (0.32%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 123 (38.92%) Software Engineering
2 101 (31.96%) Agile Software Development
3 65 (20.57%) OO
4 49 (15.51%) OOP
5 42 (13.29%) Open Source
5 42 (13.29%) TDD
6 35 (11.08%) BDD
7 31 (9.81%) Game Development
7 31 (9.81%) Mentoring
8 29 (9.18%) Web Development
9 24 (7.59%) Analytics
10 23 (7.28%) Parallel Programming
11 22 (6.96%) MVC
12 20 (6.33%) Continuous Integration
12 20 (6.33%) Scrum
13 17 (5.38%) OOD
13 17 (5.38%) Waterfall
14 12 (3.80%) Multithreading
14 12 (3.80%) Software Testing
15 11 (3.48%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 115 (36.39%) C
2 111 (35.13%) Java
3 106 (33.54%) C#
4 76 (24.05%) SQL
5 60 (18.99%) JavaScript
6 38 (12.03%) Python
7 30 (9.49%) VB.NET
8 26 (8.23%) Ruby
9 25 (7.91%) PHP
10 21 (6.65%) Embedded C
10 21 (6.65%) Perl
11 20 (6.33%) Objective-C
12 19 (6.01%) Embedded C++
13 15 (4.75%) Scala
14 13 (4.11%) VB
15 9 (2.85%) PL/SQL
16 6 (1.90%) VB6
16 6 (1.90%) VBScript
16 6 (1.90%) VC++
17 5 (1.58%) Apple Swift
Qualifications
1 156 (49.37%) Degree
2 13 (4.11%) DV Cleared
2 13 (4.11%) Microsoft Certification
2 13 (4.11%) SC Cleared
2 13 (4.11%) Security Cleared
3 3 (0.95%) ISTQB
3 3 (0.95%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
3 3 (0.95%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 3 (0.95%) PhD
4 1 (0.32%) CISSP
4 1 (0.32%) GCIA
4 1 (0.32%) GCIH
4 1 (0.32%) ISEB
4 1 (0.32%) MCP
4 1 (0.32%) MCSE
4 1 (0.32%) OCA
4 1 (0.32%) Oracle Certification
4 1 (0.32%) SANS
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (1.58%) QA
2 4 (1.27%) ISO 9000
2 4 (1.27%) TickIT
3 3 (0.95%) Basel II
3 3 (0.95%) DO-178B
3 3 (0.95%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.63%) GAMP
5 1 (0.32%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.32%) MISRA
5 1 (0.32%) MISRA C
System Software
1 26 (8.23%) Cygwin
2 10 (3.16%) Apache ZooKeeper
3 3 (0.95%) Firmware
4 1 (0.32%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 43 (13.61%) Microsoft
2 24 (7.59%) Oracle
3 16 (5.06%) Atlassian
4 13 (4.11%) Facebook
5 12 (3.80%) IBM
6 11 (3.48%) Fujitsu
6 11 (3.48%) MKS
7 4 (1.27%) JD Edwards
7 4 (1.27%) TIBCO
8 3 (0.95%) Salesforce.com
9 2 (0.63%) SAP
10 1 (0.32%) Cognizant
10 1 (0.32%) EMC
10 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
10 1 (0.32%) Google
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ISL
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension
Posted: Yesterday
Droitwich, Worcestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £35k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Excellent benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
E-synergy Solutions
Salary: £70000 - £80000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum + Great Salary & Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + training + 5 weeks holiday
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Savvy Recruitment
Salary: £55,000 - £65,000 per year
Posted: 8 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Malvern
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwick
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
Wolverhampton
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Cognizant
Posted: 23 days ago