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 1 August 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
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 82 55 50
Rank change year-on-year
-27 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 150 220 218
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.79% 3.95% 4.49%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.73% 8.31% 8.50%
Number of salaries quoted 138 201 177
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.63%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,700
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £44,300
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
West Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
2617 2647 2564
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.63% 47.54% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 2253 2345 2258
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,273 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
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 1 August 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 1 August 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
Staffordshire +22 43 £35,000 -10.25% 3
Warwickshire +7 42 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Birmingham -15 31 £33,500 -10.66% 6
Worcestershire -12 15 £41,500 +18.57% 3
Coventry -16 10 £37,500 +15.38% 4
Shropshire +4 7 £42,500 -10.52%
Solihull -7 1 £33,500 -10.66% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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++.

1 183 (53.98%) C#
2 130 (38.35%) Degree
3 128 (37.76%) C
4 114 (33.63%) .NET
5 113 (33.33%) Software Engineering
6 84 (24.78%) SQL
7 82 (24.19%) Java
8 78 (23.01%) SQL Server
9 75 (22.12%) Microsoft
10 68 (20.06%) Windows
11 53 (15.63%) Linux
12 52 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
13 50 (14.75%) OO
13 50 (14.75%) HTML
14 48 (14.16%) Computer Science
15 47 (13.86%) Finance
16 44 (12.98%) ASP.NET
16 44 (12.98%) Web Services
16 44 (12.98%) XML
17 41 (12.09%) VB.NET
17 41 (12.09%) Electronics
17 41 (12.09%) WPF
18 40 (11.80%) Visual Studio
19 37 (10.91%) Scrum
20 35 (10.32%) UNIX
21 32 (9.44%) CSS
21 32 (9.44%) OOP
22 31 (9.14%) Oracle
23 30 (8.85%) JavaScript
23 30 (8.85%) Smartcard

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

For the 6 months to 1 August 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 11 (3.24%) Apache
2 8 (2.36%) Tomcat
3 4 (1.18%) BizTalk Server
3 4 (1.18%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.88%) Drupal
5 2 (0.59%) FileNet
6 1 (0.29%) Oracle Application Server
6 1 (0.29%) Tuxedo
6 1 (0.29%) WebLogic
6 1 (0.29%) IIS
Applications
1 28 (8.26%) MS Excel
2 18 (5.31%) MS Office
3 6 (1.77%) Simulink
3 6 (1.77%) Stateflow
3 6 (1.77%) MS PowerPoint
3 6 (1.77%) TargetLink
4 5 (1.47%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.88%) Doxygen
5 3 (0.88%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.88%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.88%) Adobe Illustrator
6 2 (0.59%) Maya
6 2 (0.59%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 6 (1.77%) Agresso
1 6 (1.77%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Retail
2 1 (0.29%) Oracle Applications
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (7.67%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.24%) Ethernet
3 8 (2.36%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.47%) Broadband
5 3 (0.88%) Internet
6 2 (0.59%) DNS
6 2 (0.59%) DHCP
6 2 (0.59%) Bluetooth
6 2 (0.59%) LDAP
6 2 (0.59%) Modbus
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 78 (23.01%) SQL Server
2 18 (5.31%) Relational Database
3 14 (4.13%) Oracle Database
4 11 (3.24%) MySQL
5 10 (2.95%) SQL Server 2012
6 8 (2.36%) RDBMS
7 6 (1.77%) QlikView
7 6 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 6 (1.77%) NoSQL
8 5 (1.47%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.47%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.47%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.88%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.88%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.59%) DB2
10 2 (0.59%) Informix
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.59%) Oracle Database 11g
10 2 (0.59%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.59%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 40 (11.80%) Visual Studio
2 17 (5.01%) Team Foundation Server
3 12 (3.54%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.95%) Subversion
5 8 (2.36%) PVCS
5 8 (2.36%) VSS/SourceSafe
5 8 (2.36%) TeamCity
6 7 (2.06%) ProC
6 7 (2.06%) Xcode
7 6 (1.77%) Rational DOORS
8 5 (1.47%) LabVIEW
9 4 (1.18%) VectorCAST
10 2 (0.59%) NUnit
10 2 (0.59%) JUnit
10 2 (0.59%) Eclipse
10 2 (0.59%) Maven
10 2 (0.59%) Eclipse RCP
11 1 (0.29%) Facilita Forecast
11 1 (0.29%) Selenium
11 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
General
1 47 (13.86%) Finance
2 41 (12.09%) Electronics
3 23 (6.78%) Games
4 15 (4.42%) Automotive
4 15 (4.42%) Manufacturing
5 13 (3.83%) Retail
6 11 (3.24%) Military
7 10 (2.95%) Law
8 6 (1.77%) Banking
8 6 (1.77%) Publishing
9 3 (0.88%) Marketing
9 3 (0.88%) Pharmaceutical
9 3 (0.88%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.59%) Billing
10 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
10 2 (0.59%) Legal
11 1 (0.29%) Advertising
11 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 142 (41.89%) Developer
2 88 (25.96%) Software Engineer
3 56 (16.52%) Analyst
4 40 (11.80%) C# Developer
5 36 (10.62%) Graduate
6 31 (9.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 29 (8.55%) Software Developer
7 29 (8.55%) .NET Developer
8 27 (7.96%) Development Manager
9 26 (7.67%) C++ Developer
9 26 (7.67%) C# .NET Developer
10 24 (7.08%) Programmer
11 22 (6.49%) Junior
11 22 (6.49%) Senior Developer
12 21 (6.19%) Graduate Developer
12 21 (6.19%) Junior Developer
13 20 (5.90%) Senior Software Engineer
13 20 (5.90%) Test Analyst
14 15 (4.42%) Tester
14 15 (4.42%) C# Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 114 (33.63%) .NET
2 50 (14.75%) HTML
3 44 (12.98%) ASP.NET
3 44 (12.98%) Web Services
3 44 (12.98%) XML
4 41 (12.09%) WPF
5 32 (9.44%) CSS
6 30 (8.85%) jQuery
7 27 (7.96%) MFC
8 26 (7.67%) .NET Framework
9 22 (6.49%) WinForms
10 19 (5.60%) WCF
11 18 (5.31%) Ajax
12 13 (3.83%) OpenGL
13 12 (3.54%) XSLT
14 11 (3.24%) ASP.NET MVC
14 11 (3.24%) DirectX
15 10 (2.95%) REST
16 8 (2.36%) SOAP
16 8 (2.36%) Symfony
Miscellaneous
1 48 (14.16%) Computer Science
2 30 (8.85%) Smartcard
3 21 (6.19%) Mathematics
4 18 (5.31%) Mobile App
5 15 (4.42%) Firmware
6 13 (3.83%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (3.24%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (3.24%) SCADA
8 9 (2.65%) Physics
8 9 (2.65%) VHDL
9 7 (2.06%) Social Media
9 7 (2.06%) Mobile Games
10 6 (1.77%) Blackberry
10 6 (1.77%) PKI
11 5 (1.47%) CCTV
12 4 (1.18%) 3D Graphics
13 3 (0.88%) Motion Graphics
13 3 (0.88%) Device Driver
13 3 (0.88%) Clustering
14 2 (0.59%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 68 (20.06%) Windows
2 53 (15.63%) Linux
3 35 (10.32%) UNIX
4 22 (6.49%) Apple iOS
5 19 (5.60%) Android
6 13 (3.83%) Solaris
7 8 (2.36%) Embedded Linux
8 6 (1.77%) AIX
8 6 (1.77%) Windows Phone
8 6 (1.77%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (1.18%) Windows CE
10 2 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.29%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 52 (15.34%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (14.75%) OO
4 37 (10.91%) Scrum
5 32 (9.44%) OOP
6 30 (8.85%) Cyber Security
7 29 (8.55%) TDD
8 28 (8.26%) MVC
9 26 (7.67%) Product Management
10 24 (7.08%) QMS
11 22 (6.49%) Automated Testing
12 21 (6.19%) OOD
13 16 (4.72%) Web Development
13 16 (4.72%) iOS Development
13 16 (4.72%) Low Latency
13 16 (4.72%) UML
14 14 (4.13%) Agile Testing
14 14 (4.13%) Manual Testing
15 13 (3.83%) Validation
16 11 (3.24%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 183 (53.98%) C#
2 128 (37.76%) C
3 84 (24.78%) SQL
4 82 (24.19%) Java
5 41 (12.09%) VB.NET
6 30 (8.85%) JavaScript
7 29 (8.55%) PHP
8 23 (6.78%) Embedded C
9 20 (5.90%) Python
10 18 (5.31%) Objective-C
10 18 (5.31%) VC++
11 17 (5.01%) VB
12 15 (4.42%) Perl
13 14 (4.13%) Embedded C++
14 11 (3.24%) Shell Script
15 10 (2.95%) XAML
16 9 (2.65%) T-SQL
17 8 (2.36%) PL/SQL
17 8 (2.36%) Assembly Language
18 7 (2.06%) Scala
Qualifications
1 130 (38.35%) Degree
2 10 (2.95%) PhD
2 10 (2.95%) Security Cleared
3 2 (0.59%) ISEB
3 2 (0.59%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
4 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
4 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (0.29%) MCAD
4 1 (0.29%) MCSD
4 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (5.01%) TickIT
2 11 (3.24%) ISO 9000
3 6 (1.77%) ISO 9001
4 5 (1.47%) SLA
5 2 (0.59%) QA
6 1 (0.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (0.59%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 75 (22.12%) Microsoft
2 31 (9.14%) Oracle
3 10 (2.95%) MKS
4 9 (2.65%) Apple
4 9 (2.65%) Perforce
5 7 (2.06%) EMC
6 6 (1.77%) MathWorks
6 6 (1.77%) Twitter
7 5 (1.47%) Google
7 5 (1.47%) Progress
7 5 (1.47%) Sage
7 5 (1.47%) Salesforce.com
7 5 (1.47%) Sybase
8 4 (1.18%) JBoss
8 4 (1.18%) IBM
8 4 (1.18%) Fujitsu
9 3 (0.88%) Adobe
9 3 (0.88%) Macromedia
9 3 (0.88%) Borland
10 2 (0.59%) Kofax
Stone, Staffordshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-40,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000 plus benefits
Posted: 13 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 40,000
Posted: 13 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Randstad Sourceright
Salary: Competative salary and benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Health Care + Pension + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Ampersand Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: 3 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry
Bluefire Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + Bonus, Pension, Health
Posted: 10 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Pension, Healcare, Bonus
Posted: 14 days ago
West Midlands
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Full benefits package
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £38000 - £44000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Worcester
OHO Group
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Excellent Bens
Posted: 21 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + Fresh, AX 2012 R3 End User Project!
Posted: 22 days ago