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 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 108 57 60
Rank change year-on-year
-51 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 107 168 191
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.17% 3.80% 4.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.54% 7.41% 7.50%
Number of salaries quoted 94 147 181
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 £19,700 £23,850 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2359 2268 2546
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.88% 51.28% 53.27%
Number of salaries quoted 2131 1952 2254
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 £26,500
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 29 January 2015.

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 29 January 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 +6 28 £27,500 -28.57% 3
Staffordshire +18 22 £42,500 +93.18% 3
Birmingham -43 21 £35,000 +11.11% 5
Coventry -12 13 £38,500 -23.00% 2
Shropshire - 6 £44,000 - 1
Warwickshire -40 5 £45,000 +9.75% 3
Herefordshire -8 2 £19,000 -54.49%
Brierley Hill - 2 £35,000 -
Solihull -4 1 £34,500 +32.69% 1
Dudley - 1 £45,000 - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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++.

1 121 (49.59%) C#
2 115 (47.13%) Software Engineering
3 103 (42.21%) Degree
4 76 (31.15%) C
5 64 (26.23%) .NET
6 59 (24.18%) Java
7 54 (22.13%) Microsoft
8 46 (18.85%) JavaScript
9 43 (17.62%) Electronics
9 43 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
10 42 (17.21%) HTML
10 42 (17.21%) UML
11 41 (16.80%) SQL Server
12 40 (16.39%) Visual Studio
13 38 (15.57%) SQL
13 38 (15.57%) Computer Science
14 37 (15.16%) VB.NET
15 35 (14.34%) ASP.NET
16 33 (13.52%) Linux
16 33 (13.52%) CSS
17 32 (13.11%) Windows
18 31 (12.70%) XML
18 31 (12.70%) OO
19 30 (12.30%) Project Management
19 30 (12.30%) Embedded Systems
20 26 (10.66%) Mathematics
21 24 (9.84%) Automotive
21 24 (9.84%) Simulink
21 24 (9.84%) UNIX
21 24 (9.84%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, 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 8 (3.28%) Apache
2 4 (1.64%) Tomcat
3 3 (1.23%) GlassFish
3 3 (1.23%) JBoss
4 2 (0.82%) SharePoint
4 2 (0.82%) Drupal
5 1 (0.41%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.41%) CMS
5 1 (0.41%) FileNet
5 1 (0.41%) BizTalk Server
5 1 (0.41%) Documentum
Applications
1 24 (9.84%) Simulink
2 18 (7.38%) MS Excel
3 8 (3.28%) Stateflow
3 8 (3.28%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (3.28%) TargetLink
4 5 (2.05%) MS Office
5 4 (1.64%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 3 (1.23%) Agresso
2 2 (0.82%) Google Analytics
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics NAV
3 1 (0.41%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 7 (2.87%) SaaS
2 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 19 (7.79%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.28%) HTTP
3 7 (2.87%) Modbus
3 7 (2.87%) Ethernet
4 6 (2.46%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.64%) FTP
5 4 (1.64%) LAN
5 4 (1.64%) WAN
6 3 (1.23%) BIG-IP
7 2 (0.82%) Internet
7 2 (0.82%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (0.82%) Firewall
7 2 (0.82%) Wi-Fi
7 2 (0.82%) Wireshark
8 1 (0.41%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 41 (16.80%) SQL Server
2 18 (7.38%) MySQL
3 6 (2.46%) SQLite
4 4 (1.64%) Relational Database
5 3 (1.23%) QlikView
5 3 (1.23%) NoSQL
5 3 (1.23%) Crystal Reports
5 3 (1.23%) DTS
6 2 (0.82%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 2 (0.82%) MariaDB
7 1 (0.41%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.41%) Redis
7 1 (0.41%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.41%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 40 (16.39%) Visual Studio
2 15 (6.15%) Subversion
3 10 (4.10%) Rational DOORS
4 6 (2.46%) VectorCAST
4 6 (2.46%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.05%) Eclipse
6 4 (1.64%) Dreamweaver
6 4 (1.64%) Hudson
7 3 (1.23%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.23%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.23%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.23%) Maven
7 3 (1.23%) CruiseControl
7 3 (1.23%) Ant
7 3 (1.23%) LoadRunner
8 2 (0.82%) CMake
9 1 (0.41%) JIRA
9 1 (0.41%) MorphX
9 1 (0.41%) Team Foundation Server
9 1 (0.41%) Balsamiq Mockups
General
1 43 (17.62%) Electronics
2 24 (9.84%) Automotive
3 13 (5.33%) Games
3 13 (5.33%) Manufacturing
4 8 (3.28%) Finance
4 8 (3.28%) Retail
5 6 (2.46%) Aerospace
6 5 (2.05%) Back Office
7 4 (1.64%) Banking
8 2 (0.82%) Telecoms
8 2 (0.82%) Advertising
8 2 (0.82%) Marketing
9 1 (0.41%) Legal
Job Titles
1 85 (34.84%) Developer
2 74 (30.33%) Software Engineer
3 46 (18.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 33 (13.52%) Software Developer
5 30 (12.30%) C# Developer
6 29 (11.89%) Programmer
7 24 (9.84%) .NET Developer
8 23 (9.43%) Junior
8 23 (9.43%) Analyst
8 23 (9.43%) C# .NET Developer
9 22 (9.02%) Graduate
9 22 (9.02%) Senior Software Engineer
10 17 (6.97%) Senior Developer
11 15 (6.15%) Junior Developer
12 14 (5.74%) Graduate Developer
13 13 (5.33%) C++ Developer
14 12 (4.92%) Junior .NET Developer
14 12 (4.92%) Junior C# Developer
14 12 (4.92%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
14 12 (4.92%) Junior C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (26.23%) .NET
2 42 (17.21%) HTML
3 35 (14.34%) ASP.NET
4 33 (13.52%) CSS
5 31 (12.70%) XML
6 16 (6.56%) WPF
7 15 (6.15%) jQuery
8 12 (4.92%) Middleware
8 12 (4.92%) Ajax
9 10 (4.10%) WinForms
9 10 (4.10%) JSON
10 8 (3.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 7 (2.87%) Twitter Bootstrap
11 7 (2.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
12 6 (2.46%) POCO
13 4 (1.64%) Flash
13 4 (1.64%) MFC
13 4 (1.64%) LAMP
13 4 (1.64%) HTML5
13 4 (1.64%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 38 (15.57%) Computer Science
2 30 (12.30%) Embedded Systems
3 26 (10.66%) Mathematics
4 19 (7.79%) Physics
5 18 (7.38%) Analytical Skills
6 16 (6.56%) Algorithms
7 12 (4.92%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 10 (4.10%) VHDL
8 10 (4.10%) Device Driver
9 9 (3.69%) Mobile App
9 9 (3.69%) Open Source
10 6 (2.46%) Management Information System
10 6 (2.46%) Mobile Games
10 6 (2.46%) CAN bus
11 5 (2.05%) SCADA
12 4 (1.64%) N-Tier
12 4 (1.64%) W3C
13 2 (0.82%) Derivative
13 2 (0.82%) Digital Media
13 2 (0.82%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 33 (13.52%) Linux
2 32 (13.11%) Windows
3 24 (9.84%) UNIX
4 10 (4.10%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (2.46%) VxWorks
5 6 (2.46%) Android
6 5 (2.05%) Apple iOS
7 4 (1.64%) Windows XP
7 4 (1.64%) Windows 7
8 3 (1.23%) Embedded Linux
9 2 (0.82%) Windows Server 2003
9 2 (0.82%) FreeBSD
10 1 (0.41%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.41%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.41%) AIX
10 1 (0.41%) Solaris
10 1 (0.41%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 115 (47.13%) Software Engineering
2 43 (17.62%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (17.21%) UML
4 31 (12.70%) OO
5 30 (12.30%) Project Management
6 22 (9.02%) Embedded Software Development
7 17 (6.97%) MVC
7 17 (6.97%) Configuration Management
8 16 (6.56%) Validation
9 15 (6.15%) Requirements Management
10 14 (5.74%) Mentoring
11 13 (5.33%) Software Testing
11 13 (5.33%) ITIL
12 11 (4.51%) Automated Testing
12 11 (4.51%) Scrum
12 11 (4.51%) OOD
13 10 (4.10%) Data Analysis
13 10 (4.10%) TDD
13 10 (4.10%) Multithreading
13 10 (4.10%) Software Architecture
Programming Languages
1 121 (49.59%) C#
2 76 (31.15%) C
3 59 (24.18%) Java
4 46 (18.85%) JavaScript
5 38 (15.57%) SQL
6 37 (15.16%) VB.NET
7 24 (9.84%) PHP
8 19 (7.79%) VB
8 19 (7.79%) MATLAB
9 17 (6.97%) Embedded C
10 16 (6.56%) Python
11 15 (6.15%) VC++
11 15 (6.15%) Embedded C++
11 15 (6.15%) Assembly Language
12 9 (3.69%) Objective-C
13 7 (2.87%) VBScript
13 7 (2.87%) PL/SQL
14 6 (2.46%) Perl
14 6 (2.46%) COBOL
15 5 (2.05%) C++/CLI
Qualifications
1 103 (42.21%) Degree
2 11 (4.51%) Chartered Engineer
3 10 (4.10%) ISEB
3 10 (4.10%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 7 (2.87%) Security Cleared
5 5 (2.05%) SC Cleared
6 4 (1.64%) HND
7 3 (1.23%) DV Cleared
7 3 (1.23%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.82%) MCP
8 2 (0.82%) PhD
8 2 (0.82%) MCSE
8 2 (0.82%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (6.97%) QA
2 2 (0.82%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.41%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (3.69%) Firmware
2 5 (2.05%) vSphere
3 3 (1.23%) VMware ESXi
4 2 (0.82%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.64%) Puppet
1 4 (1.64%) HP Quality Center
2 1 (0.41%) Control-M
Vendors
1 54 (22.13%) Microsoft
2 18 (7.38%) Oracle
2 18 (7.38%) MKS
3 10 (4.10%) QNX
4 8 (3.28%) MathWorks
5 7 (2.87%) Borland
6 6 (2.46%) Fujitsu
7 5 (2.05%) Twitter
7 5 (2.05%) VMware
8 2 (0.82%) Intel
8 2 (0.82%) Google
9 1 (0.41%) Zend
9 1 (0.41%) Facebook
9 1 (0.41%) Perforce
9 1 (0.41%) Open Text
9 1 (0.41%) Cognos
9 1 (0.41%) BMC
9 1 (0.41%) EMC
9 1 (0.41%) IBM
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 9 hours ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £40000.00 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £25000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
City, Birmingham
Metail
Posted: 2 days ago
City, Birmingham
Metail
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + D.O.E
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 to 55,000
Posted: 3 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £18000 - £20000 per annum + pension + bonus
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £28000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum + Negotiable plus benefits
Posted: 7 days ago
Dudley
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
West Midlands
Jumar Solutions
Salary: £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 23 days ago
Birmingham
The People Network
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 24 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Proto Labs Limited
Salary: From £22,000 to £26,000 per annum
Posted: 27 days ago
Stoke on Trent
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + + Bens + Bonus + FE Car
Posted: 27 days ago