The first table below looks at the demand 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 17 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the West Midlands region.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 57 69 47
Rank change year-on-year
+12 -22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 197 164 210
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 4.00% 3.27% 4.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.21% 6.78% 8.61%
Number of salaries quoted 170 143 189
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,250 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,850 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2399 2420 2440
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.68% 48.29% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 2057 2099 2213
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,000
% change year-on-year
+4.00% +1.35%
C++
England

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 17 April 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 17 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +42 69 £32,500 -7.14% 8
Warwickshire +12 46 £50,000 +33.33% 3
Worcestershire +12 43 £37,000 +23.33% 11
Coventry -6 15 £45,000 +20.00% 2
Staffordshire -21 12 £20,000 +25.00% 4
Solihull +2 6 £29,000 -28.83%
Shropshire +7 4 £41,750 +4.37% 1
Herefordshire -3 3 £45,000 +50.00% 2
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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++.

1 180 (49.18%) C#
2 155 (42.35%) Degree
3 146 (39.89%) C
4 136 (37.16%) .NET
5 119 (32.51%) Software Engineering
6 114 (31.15%) SQL
7 112 (30.60%) Java
8 90 (24.59%) Windows
9 74 (20.22%) SQL Server
10 73 (19.95%) PHP
11 72 (19.67%) Finance
12 70 (19.13%) Linux
13 65 (17.76%) Microsoft
13 65 (17.76%) Computer Science
14 64 (17.49%) HTML
15 57 (15.57%) UNIX
16 52 (14.21%) CSS
17 48 (13.11%) OO
17 48 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
17 48 (13.11%) Mathematics
18 45 (12.30%) Web Services
19 41 (11.20%) XML
20 39 (10.66%) OOD
21 37 (10.11%) Smartcard
21 37 (10.11%) Cyber Security
22 36 (9.84%) WPF
22 36 (9.84%) MS Office
23 35 (9.56%) jQuery
23 35 (9.56%) Relational Database
24 34 (9.29%) ASP.NET

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

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 9 (2.46%) WebLogic
2 8 (2.19%) Oracle Application Server
3 4 (1.09%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.82%) FileNet
4 3 (0.82%) Tomcat
5 2 (0.55%) Apache
6 1 (0.27%) WebSphere
6 1 (0.27%) Drupal
6 1 (0.27%) Resin
Applications
1 36 (9.84%) MS Office
2 21 (5.74%) MS Excel
3 5 (1.37%) AutoCAD
4 3 (0.82%) Doxygen
5 1 (0.27%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.27%) Simulink
5 1 (0.27%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.27%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 8 (2.19%) Oracle Applications
1 8 (2.19%) Oracle Retail
2 3 (0.82%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.27%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 16 (4.37%) TCP/IP
2 14 (3.83%) Internet
3 10 (2.73%) Broadband
4 9 (2.46%) Ethernet
5 7 (1.91%) Wi-Fi
6 6 (1.64%) VoIP
6 6 (1.64%) Intranet
7 4 (1.09%) VPN
7 4 (1.09%) MPLS
8 3 (0.82%) LDAP
9 2 (0.55%) DHCP
10 1 (0.27%) HTTP
10 1 (0.27%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 74 (20.22%) SQL Server
2 35 (9.56%) Relational Database
3 31 (8.47%) RDBMS
4 18 (4.92%) Oracle Database
5 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database 11g
5 8 (2.19%) Oracle BI EE
5 8 (2.19%) Oracle Database 10g
6 6 (1.64%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (1.64%) SQL Server 2012
7 4 (1.09%) MySQL
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2005
8 3 (0.82%) SQL Server 2000
8 3 (0.82%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.82%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.27%) Informix
10 1 (0.27%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 33 (9.02%) Visual Studio
2 28 (7.65%) Git (software)
3 21 (5.74%) Subversion
4 17 (4.64%) Team Foundation Server
5 14 (3.83%) TeamCity
6 12 (3.28%) ProC
7 8 (2.19%) Mercurial
8 7 (1.91%) PVCS
8 7 (1.91%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 5 (1.37%) LabVIEW
9 5 (1.37%) GDB
9 5 (1.37%) VectorCAST
10 4 (1.09%) Xcode
11 3 (0.82%) SoapUI
11 3 (0.82%) Eclipse
12 2 (0.55%) Eclipse RCP
13 1 (0.27%) Concordion
13 1 (0.27%) JBehave
13 1 (0.27%) Mockito
13 1 (0.27%) Cucumber
General
1 72 (19.67%) Finance
2 25 (6.83%) Electronics
3 21 (5.74%) Manufacturing
4 16 (4.37%) Games
5 14 (3.83%) Retail
6 13 (3.55%) Legal
7 11 (3.01%) Publishing
8 9 (2.46%) Back Office
8 9 (2.46%) Automotive
9 8 (2.19%) Law
9 8 (2.19%) Military
10 5 (1.37%) Banking
11 3 (0.82%) Advertising
11 3 (0.82%) Pharmaceutical
12 1 (0.27%) Financial Institution
12 1 (0.27%) Telecoms
12 1 (0.27%) Billing
12 1 (0.27%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 165 (45.08%) Developer
2 102 (27.87%) Software Engineer
3 66 (18.03%) Analyst
4 45 (12.30%) Graduate
4 45 (12.30%) Software Developer
5 35 (9.56%) C++ Developer
6 30 (8.20%) Graduate Developer
7 29 (7.92%) C# Developer
7 29 (7.92%) Programmer
7 29 (7.92%) Support Analyst
8 28 (7.65%) Junior
9 26 (7.10%) Applications Developer
10 25 (6.83%) Development Manager
10 25 (6.83%) Senior Developer
11 24 (6.56%) Junior Developer
12 20 (5.46%) .NET Developer
13 19 (5.19%) Senior Software Engineer
13 19 (5.19%) Analyst Programmer
13 19 (5.19%) Systems Programmer
14 18 (4.92%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (37.16%) .NET
2 64 (17.49%) HTML
3 52 (14.21%) CSS
4 45 (12.30%) Web Services
5 41 (11.20%) XML
6 36 (9.84%) WPF
7 35 (9.56%) jQuery
8 34 (9.29%) ASP.NET
9 33 (9.02%) .NET Framework
10 28 (7.65%) MFC
11 25 (6.83%) DirectX
12 24 (6.56%) Ajax
12 24 (6.56%) REST
13 23 (6.28%) WCF
13 23 (6.28%) SOAP
14 20 (5.46%) OpenMP
15 19 (5.19%) WinForms
16 16 (4.37%) OpenGL
17 14 (3.83%) Symfony
18 12 (3.28%) ASP.NET MVC
Miscellaneous
1 65 (17.76%) Computer Science
2 48 (13.11%) Mathematics
3 37 (10.11%) Smartcard
4 23 (6.28%) Physics
5 17 (4.64%) Blackberry
5 17 (4.64%) 3D Graphics
6 16 (4.37%) CUDA
7 15 (4.10%) Mobile App
8 14 (3.83%) PKI
9 12 (3.28%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 11 (3.01%) Embedded Systems
11 10 (2.73%) Open Source
12 9 (2.46%) SCADA
13 8 (2.19%) Clustering
13 8 (2.19%) Firmware
14 7 (1.91%) VHDL
14 7 (1.91%) Blog
15 6 (1.64%) Device Driver
15 6 (1.64%) Social Media
16 5 (1.37%) Biometrics
Operating Systems
1 90 (24.59%) Windows
2 70 (19.13%) Linux
3 57 (15.57%) UNIX
4 27 (7.38%) Android
4 27 (7.38%) Apple iOS
5 24 (6.56%) Solaris
6 11 (3.01%) AIX
6 11 (3.01%) Windows Phone 8
6 11 (3.01%) Windows Phone
7 8 (2.19%) Mac OS X
8 3 (0.82%) Windows CE
8 3 (0.82%) BlackBerry OS
9 2 (0.55%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.55%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 119 (32.51%) Software Engineering
2 48 (13.11%) Agile Software Development
2 48 (13.11%) OO
3 39 (10.66%) OOD
4 37 (10.11%) Cyber Security
5 33 (9.02%) MVC
6 30 (8.20%) Multithreading
7 27 (7.38%) TDD
8 26 (7.10%) Scrum
8 26 (7.10%) CAD
8 26 (7.10%) OOP
9 25 (6.83%) CRM
10 23 (6.28%) QMS
10 23 (6.28%) Product Management
11 22 (6.01%) ITIL
12 19 (5.19%) Test Scripting
12 19 (5.19%) Waterfall
13 18 (4.92%) Web Development
14 17 (4.64%) Automated Testing
15 16 (4.37%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 180 (49.18%) C#
2 146 (39.89%) C
3 114 (31.15%) SQL
4 112 (30.60%) Java
5 73 (19.95%) PHP
6 34 (9.29%) Shell Script
7 32 (8.74%) JavaScript
8 26 (7.10%) Perl
8 26 (7.10%) VB
9 24 (6.56%) VB.NET
10 20 (5.46%) T-SQL
11 19 (5.19%) Embedded C
11 19 (5.19%) Objective-C
12 11 (3.01%) XAML
12 11 (3.01%) Fortran
13 10 (2.73%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.46%) VC++
14 9 (2.46%) Python
14 9 (2.46%) PHP5
15 7 (1.91%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 155 (42.35%) Degree
2 13 (3.55%) Security Cleared
3 5 (1.37%) PhD
4 3 (0.82%) HNC
4 3 (0.82%) HND
4 3 (0.82%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.27%) MCAD
5 1 (0.27%) MCSD
5 1 (0.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.27%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 21 (5.74%) SLA
2 17 (4.64%) TickIT
3 11 (3.01%) ISO 9001
4 6 (1.64%) ISO 9000
5 2 (0.55%) QA
6 1 (0.27%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 8 (2.19%) Cygwin
2 4 (1.09%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (0.27%) Ganglia
1 1 (0.27%) ITRS Geneos
Vendors
1 65 (17.76%) Microsoft
2 32 (8.74%) Oracle
3 21 (5.74%) Sybase
3 21 (5.74%) Sage
3 21 (5.74%) Salesforce.com
4 17 (4.64%) Progress
5 7 (1.91%) Perforce
6 6 (1.64%) Apple
6 6 (1.64%) EMC
7 5 (1.37%) MKS
7 5 (1.37%) Fujitsu
7 5 (1.37%) Google
8 4 (1.09%) VMware
8 4 (1.09%) Capita
8 4 (1.09%) Cisco
8 4 (1.09%) IBM
9 3 (0.82%) Symbian
9 3 (0.82%) Epicor
9 3 (0.82%) Sony
9 3 (0.82%) Kofax
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Pension, 25 days holiday
Posted: 44 minutes ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 1 hour ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: 1 hour ago
Shrewsbury, Shropshire
Interact Consulting
Salary: 40-45k
Posted: 4 hours ago
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
Modis International - London
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Hereford and Worcester
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 to £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Staffordshire
EarthStream Global
Salary: From £30,000 to £40,000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Intapeople
Salary: £45000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £20000.00 - £45000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
TribePost.co.uk
Salary: From £25,000 to £33,000 per annum ,DOE
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £55000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Benefits Package
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £37000 - £47000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000.
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40k-50k+ Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum + Private Health Ins.
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Hays IT - Uk Posting account
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 10 days ago