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

Location
3 months to
28 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 75 64 73
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 173 199 170
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.21% 3.68% 3.34%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.59% 7.44% 6.79%
Number of salaries quoted 151 171 149
Average salary £36,500 £36,500 £36,500
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,800
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
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
2626 2675 2505
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.66% 49.53% 49.26%
Number of salaries quoted 2363 2321 2189
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 May 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 28 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 -2 45 £37,500 +4.89% 15
Birmingham -36 30 £35,000 +4.47% 9
Warwickshire -23 28 £35,000 -30.00% 5
Staffordshire +16 21 £60,000 +100.00% 4
Coventry 0 19 £38,500 -14.44% 3
Shropshire -9 5 £44,000 +3.52%
Dudley - 5 £24,000 - 1
Herefordshire +6 4 £52,500 +10.52% 2
Wolverhampton +14 2 £16,000 -68.00%
Solihull +6 1 £32,500 -18.75%
West Bromwich - 1 £35,000 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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++.

1 143 (47.35%) C#
2 142 (47.02%) Software Engineering
3 103 (34.11%) C
3 103 (34.11%) Degree
4 96 (31.79%) .NET
5 87 (28.81%) Computer Science
6 85 (28.15%) HTML
7 72 (23.84%) SQL
8 71 (23.51%) Java
9 69 (22.85%) JavaScript
9 69 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
10 55 (18.21%) Visual Studio
11 52 (17.22%) Windows
12 51 (16.89%) Mathematics
13 48 (15.89%) XML
13 48 (15.89%) Linux
13 48 (15.89%) CSS
14 45 (14.90%) ASP.NET
15 42 (13.91%) SQL Server
16 37 (12.25%) Electronics
16 37 (12.25%) WPF
17 36 (11.92%) SDLC
18 35 (11.59%) MVC
18 35 (11.59%) UML
19 33 (10.93%) Python
20 32 (10.60%) Subversion
21 31 (10.26%) OO
21 31 (10.26%) Microsoft
22 28 (9.27%) Games
23 27 (8.94%) Finance

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

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 5 (1.66%) Tomcat
2 3 (0.99%) Apache
2 3 (0.99%) JBoss
2 3 (0.99%) Drupal
3 2 (0.66%) Node.js
3 2 (0.66%) Apache Solr
3 2 (0.66%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint
4 1 (0.33%) Facebook Platform
4 1 (0.33%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 12 (3.97%) Simulink
2 5 (1.66%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.99%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.66%) Stateflow
5 1 (0.33%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.33%) Fireworks
5 1 (0.33%) MS Office
5 1 (0.33%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 1 (0.33%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.33%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.99%) SaaS
2 3 (0.99%) Microsoft Azure
2 3 (0.99%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.66%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 25 (8.28%) TCP/IP
2 12 (3.97%) Modbus
3 7 (2.32%) Ethernet
3 7 (2.32%) HTTP
3 7 (2.32%) Internet
4 4 (1.32%) LAN
4 4 (1.32%) WAN
4 4 (1.32%) Wi-Fi
5 3 (0.99%) BIG-IP
5 3 (0.99%) Network Security
6 2 (0.66%) Profibus
6 2 (0.66%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 42 (13.91%) SQL Server
2 13 (4.30%) MySQL
3 12 (3.97%) SQLite
4 9 (2.98%) MongoDB
5 7 (2.32%) NoSQL
6 5 (1.66%) Data Mining
7 4 (1.32%) Riak
8 3 (0.99%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.99%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.66%) MariaDB
9 2 (0.66%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.33%) RDBMS
10 1 (0.33%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.33%) Redis
10 1 (0.33%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 55 (18.21%) Visual Studio
2 32 (10.60%) Subversion
3 17 (5.63%) Git (software)
4 14 (4.64%) CANoe
5 10 (3.31%) VectorCAST
6 8 (2.65%) Team Foundation Server
7 6 (1.99%) Mercurial
8 5 (1.66%) LoadRunner
9 4 (1.32%) JIRA
9 4 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
9 4 (1.32%) Jenkins
10 3 (0.99%) Maven
10 3 (0.99%) CruiseControl
10 3 (0.99%) Ant
10 3 (0.99%) Artifactory
10 3 (0.99%) Hudson
11 2 (0.66%) Metasploit
11 2 (0.66%) Oracle Forms
11 2 (0.66%) VSS/SourceSafe
12 1 (0.33%) JMeter
General
1 37 (12.25%) Electronics
2 28 (9.27%) Games
3 27 (8.94%) Finance
4 23 (7.62%) Automotive
5 9 (2.98%) Pharmaceutical
6 8 (2.65%) Manufacturing
6 8 (2.65%) Telecoms
7 5 (1.66%) Marketing
8 4 (1.32%) Advertising
9 3 (0.99%) Banking
9 3 (0.99%) Retail
10 1 (0.33%) Back Office
10 1 (0.33%) Legal
10 1 (0.33%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 117 (38.74%) Developer
2 99 (32.78%) Software Engineer
3 43 (14.24%) Software Developer
4 36 (11.92%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 35 (11.59%) Graduate
5 35 (11.59%) Junior
6 33 (10.93%) C# Developer
7 31 (10.26%) C++ Developer
8 29 (9.60%) Senior Software Engineer
9 28 (9.27%) .NET Developer
10 27 (8.94%) Senior Developer
11 25 (8.28%) C# .NET Developer
12 24 (7.95%) C++ Software Engineer
13 22 (7.28%) Team Leader
14 21 (6.95%) Junior Developer
15 20 (6.62%) C# Software Developer
16 16 (5.30%) Programmer
16 16 (5.30%) Tester
16 16 (5.30%) Graduate Developer
17 15 (4.97%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 96 (31.79%) .NET
2 85 (28.15%) HTML
3 48 (15.89%) XML
3 48 (15.89%) CSS
4 45 (14.90%) ASP.NET
5 37 (12.25%) WPF
6 26 (8.61%) HTML5
7 23 (7.62%) WinForms
8 22 (7.28%) jQuery
9 18 (5.96%) Middleware
10 14 (4.64%) MFC
11 11 (3.64%) ATL
11 11 (3.64%) DCOM
12 10 (3.31%) JSON
13 9 (2.98%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 9 (2.98%) Twitter Bootstrap
13 9 (2.98%) AngularJS
13 9 (2.98%) Qt
14 8 (2.65%) DirectX
15 7 (2.32%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 87 (28.81%) Computer Science
2 51 (16.89%) Mathematics
3 26 (8.61%) Physics
4 23 (7.62%) Algorithms
5 16 (5.30%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.30%) Device Driver
6 13 (4.30%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (3.64%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (3.64%) Mobile App
8 10 (3.31%) Artificial Intelligence
9 9 (2.98%) VHDL
10 8 (2.65%) Visualisation
11 7 (2.32%) 3D Graphics
12 6 (1.99%) Data Structures
13 5 (1.66%) Robotics
14 4 (1.32%) User Experience
14 4 (1.32%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.99%) Thin Client
15 3 (0.99%) Data Centre
15 3 (0.99%) Fat Client
Operating Systems
1 52 (17.22%) Windows
2 48 (15.89%) Linux
3 20 (6.62%) UNIX
4 14 (4.64%) Android
5 13 (4.30%) Nucleus RTOS
6 10 (3.31%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.99%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.66%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.66%) FreeBSD
8 2 (0.66%) Embedded Linux
9 1 (0.33%) AIX
9 1 (0.33%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 142 (47.02%) Software Engineering
2 69 (22.85%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (11.92%) SDLC
4 35 (11.59%) MVC
4 35 (11.59%) UML
5 31 (10.26%) OO
6 23 (7.62%) Scrum
6 23 (7.62%) TDD
6 23 (7.62%) Mentoring
7 21 (6.95%) OOP
8 18 (5.96%) OOD
9 16 (5.30%) Multithreading
9 16 (5.30%) Embedded Software Development
10 15 (4.97%) Configuration Management
10 15 (4.97%) Project Management
10 15 (4.97%) E-Commerce
11 14 (4.64%) Software Architecture
12 12 (3.97%) Image Processing
13 11 (3.64%) Information Security
13 11 (3.64%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 143 (47.35%) C#
2 103 (34.11%) C
3 72 (23.84%) SQL
4 71 (23.51%) Java
5 69 (22.85%) JavaScript
6 33 (10.93%) Python
7 27 (8.94%) PHP
8 22 (7.28%) VB
8 22 (7.28%) VB.NET
9 19 (6.29%) Embedded C
10 18 (5.96%) Embedded C++
11 15 (4.97%) MATLAB
12 12 (3.97%) VB6
13 11 (3.64%) VC++
14 9 (2.98%) VBScript
14 9 (2.98%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.98%) Perl
15 8 (2.65%) Scala
15 8 (2.65%) Haskell
15 8 (2.65%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 103 (34.11%) Degree
2 15 (4.97%) PhD
3 9 (2.98%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.66%) SC Cleared
4 5 (1.66%) Chartered Engineer
5 4 (1.32%) DV Cleared
6 3 (0.99%) HND
7 2 (0.66%) MCPD
7 2 (0.66%) MCSD
7 2 (0.66%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.33%) ISEB
8 1 (0.33%) HNC
8 1 (0.33%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.33%) NVQ Level 4
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (3.64%) ISO 9001
2 6 (1.99%) TickIT
3 5 (1.66%) QA
4 4 (1.32%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.66%) HL7
6 1 (0.33%) GAMP
6 1 (0.33%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (0.99%) Firmware
1 3 (0.99%) vSphere
1 3 (0.99%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 5 (1.66%) MOM
2 3 (0.99%) Puppet
3 2 (0.66%) Nmap
3 2 (0.66%) Nessus
4 1 (0.33%) Control-M
4 1 (0.33%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (10.26%) Microsoft
2 20 (6.62%) Oracle
3 14 (4.64%) MKS
4 13 (4.30%) QNX
5 10 (3.31%) Fujitsu
6 7 (2.32%) Apple
6 7 (2.32%) Xamarin
7 5 (1.66%) Twitter
8 4 (1.32%) Xilinx
9 3 (0.99%) VMware
9 3 (0.99%) IBM
10 2 (0.66%) EMC
10 2 (0.66%) Intel
10 2 (0.66%) Google
10 2 (0.66%) InterSystems
11 1 (0.33%) HP
11 1 (0.33%) Sun
11 1 (0.33%) Salesforce.com
11 1 (0.33%) Borland
11 1 (0.33%) BMC
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 15 hours ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Pertemps (Redditch Commercial)
Salary: From £17,000 to £22,000 per annum
Posted: 22 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
ISL
Salary: £30000.00 - £45000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + pension, healthcare, more
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
CPS Group UK
Salary: £0 - 90k per year
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £42000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
iKonnect
Salary: £40000 - £65000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £17000 - £23000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £300 - £340 per day
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £25,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
First Recruitment
Salary: Up to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + bonus + flexi hrs
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
JM
Salary: £22000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago