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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 84 103 64
Rank change year-on-year
+19 -39
Permanent jobs citing C++ 169 118 162
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.97% 2.33% 3.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.83% 4.85% 7.42%
Number of salaries quoted 153 103 145
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 £24,000 £19,000 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average 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
2473 2435 2182
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 43.44% 48.12% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 2130 2180 1870
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 11 February 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 average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 11 February 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
(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
Birmingham +30 59 £40,000 +6.66% 13
Worcestershire +1 46 £30,000 -7.69% 7
Warwickshire +9 33 £35,000 -22.22% 8
Staffordshire -8 17 £25,000 -37.50% 1
Solihull +13 5 £32,500 -5.79% 2
Coventry -15 5 £35,000 -12.50% 7
Shropshire +11 3 £26,000 -40.90% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 - -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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++.

1 120 (38.96%) Degree
2 114 (37.01%) C
3 105 (34.09%) Java
4 98 (31.82%) Software Engineering
5 97 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
6 95 (30.84%) Subversion
6 95 (30.84%) C#
7 83 (26.95%) Windows
8 82 (26.62%) Git (software)
9 75 (24.35%) Computer Science
10 72 (23.38%) Linux
11 65 (21.10%) Games
12 64 (20.78%) .NET
13 56 (18.18%) OO
14 50 (16.23%) HTML
15 48 (15.58%) SQL
16 42 (13.64%) Open Source
16 42 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
17 40 (12.99%) Microsoft
17 40 (12.99%) TDD
18 39 (12.66%) JavaScript
19 38 (12.34%) BDD
20 35 (11.36%) ASP.NET
20 35 (11.36%) Mac OS X
21 34 (11.04%) Oracle
21 34 (11.04%) Mentoring
22 32 (10.39%) CSS
22 32 (10.39%) OOP
22 32 (10.39%) Python
23 30 (9.74%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 (3.57%) Confluence
2 8 (2.60%) Apache Spark
2 8 (2.60%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (2.27%) Node.js
4 6 (1.95%) Apache
5 4 (1.30%) Apache Solr
6 3 (0.97%) Facebook Platform
6 3 (0.97%) SAS
7 1 (0.32%) Apache Pig
7 1 (0.32%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint
7 1 (0.32%) SharePoint 2013
7 1 (0.32%) Tomcat
Applications
1 7 (2.27%) MS Office
1 7 (2.27%) Simulink
2 6 (1.95%) MS Excel
3 3 (0.97%) SPSS
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.32%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.32%) Fireworks
4 1 (0.32%) MS PowerPoint
4 1 (0.32%) MS Project
4 1 (0.32%) OrCAD
4 1 (0.32%) Photoshop
Business Applications
1 10 (3.25%) BusinessWorks
1 10 (3.25%) JDE EnterpriseOne
2 1 (0.32%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.32%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.95%) SaaS
2 3 (0.97%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.65%) DigitalOcean
3 2 (0.65%) Heroku
4 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.32%) Office 365
Communications & Networking
1 19 (6.17%) Internet
2 6 (1.95%) HTTP
2 6 (1.95%) TCP/IP
3 5 (1.62%) Ethernet
4 1 (0.32%) CTI
4 1 (0.32%) FlexRay
4 1 (0.32%) Intrusion Detection
4 1 (0.32%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (7.14%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.55%) Apache Cassandra
3 13 (4.22%) MongoDB
3 13 (4.22%) Relational Database
4 12 (3.90%) Big Data
4 12 (3.90%) NoSQL
5 10 (3.25%) MySQL
6 9 (2.92%) Hadoop
7 8 (2.60%) Apache Accumulo
7 8 (2.60%) IBM InfoSphere
7 8 (2.60%) Neo4j
8 7 (2.27%) Redis
9 3 (0.97%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.65%) SQL Server 2008
11 1 (0.32%) Couchbase
11 1 (0.32%) Microsoft Analysis Services
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server 2005
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Analysis Services
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Integration Services
11 1 (0.32%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 95 (30.84%) Subversion
2 82 (26.62%) Git (software)
3 28 (9.09%) Visual Studio
4 20 (6.49%) Mercurial
5 15 (4.87%) GDB
6 14 (4.55%) JIRA
7 11 (3.57%) Jenkins
8 10 (3.25%) CANoe
8 10 (3.25%) VectorCAST
9 3 (0.97%) Eclipse
9 3 (0.97%) Rational Rhapsody
10 2 (0.65%) Selenium
10 2 (0.65%) TeamCity
10 2 (0.65%) VSS/SourceSafe
11 1 (0.32%) gulp
11 1 (0.32%) Hudson
11 1 (0.32%) Moq
11 1 (0.32%) Rational DOORS
11 1 (0.32%) ReSharper
11 1 (0.32%) WebDriver
General
1 65 (21.10%) Games
2 29 (9.42%) Finance
3 23 (7.47%) Retail
4 17 (5.52%) Automotive
5 15 (4.87%) Electronics
6 9 (2.92%) Banking
7 7 (2.27%) Telecoms
8 6 (1.95%) Manufacturing
9 5 (1.62%) Corporate Banking
9 5 (1.62%) Marketing
10 4 (1.30%) Pharmaceutical
11 3 (0.97%) Aerospace
11 3 (0.97%) French Language
11 3 (0.97%) German Language
11 3 (0.97%) Italian Language
11 3 (0.97%) Russian Language
11 3 (0.97%) Spanish Language
12 1 (0.32%) Back Office
12 1 (0.32%) Investment Banking
12 1 (0.32%) Military
Job Titles
1 183 (59.42%) Developer
2 106 (34.42%) C++ Developer
3 72 (23.38%) Software Engineer
4 52 (16.88%) Graduate
5 45 (14.61%) Software Developer
6 40 (12.99%) Senior Developer
7 34 (11.04%) C++ Software Engineer
7 34 (11.04%) Senior C++ Developer
8 33 (10.71%) Graduate Developer
9 28 (9.09%) Junior
10 25 (8.12%) C++ Software Developer
11 21 (6.82%) Junior Developer
12 20 (6.49%) Embedded Engineer
13 19 (6.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
13 19 (6.17%) Linux Developer
14 18 (5.84%) Team Leader
15 17 (5.52%) .NET Developer
15 17 (5.52%) C# Developer
15 17 (5.52%) Embedded Software Engineer
15 17 (5.52%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 64 (20.78%) .NET
2 50 (16.23%) HTML
3 35 (11.36%) ASP.NET
4 32 (10.39%) CSS
5 30 (9.74%) Qt
6 27 (8.77%) XML
7 26 (8.44%) OpenGL
8 21 (6.82%) OpenMP
9 20 (6.49%) DirectX
9 20 (6.49%) X-Windows
10 19 (6.17%) MFC
11 14 (4.55%) HTML5
12 13 (4.22%) OpenCL
13 11 (3.57%) Classic ASP
14 10 (3.25%) REST
14 10 (3.25%) Web Services
14 10 (3.25%) WPF
15 8 (2.60%) .NET Framework
15 8 (2.60%) Kafka
15 8 (2.60%) ZeroMQ
Miscellaneous
1 75 (24.35%) Computer Science
2 42 (13.64%) Analytical Skills
3 29 (9.42%) Mathematics
4 21 (6.82%) CUDA
5 15 (4.87%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (3.90%) VHDL
7 11 (3.57%) 3D Graphics
7 11 (3.57%) Fat Client
7 11 (3.57%) Thin Client
8 10 (3.25%) iSeries
9 9 (2.92%) Derivative
10 8 (2.60%) Internet of Things
10 8 (2.60%) Mobile App
11 7 (2.27%) Equities
12 6 (1.95%) Mobile Games
13 5 (1.62%) Algorithms
13 5 (1.62%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
13 5 (1.62%) Linked Data
13 5 (1.62%) N-Tier
13 5 (1.62%) Semantic Web
Operating Systems
1 83 (26.95%) Windows
2 72 (23.38%) Linux
3 35 (11.36%) Mac OS X
4 28 (9.09%) Unix
5 15 (4.87%) Android
6 8 (2.60%) Mac OS
7 6 (1.95%) Apple iOS
7 6 (1.95%) Solaris
8 4 (1.30%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (0.97%) Windows 7
9 3 (0.97%) Windows Mobile
9 3 (0.97%) Windows Vista
9 3 (0.97%) Windows XP
10 1 (0.32%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 98 (31.82%) Software Engineering
2 97 (31.49%) Agile Software Development
3 56 (18.18%) OO
4 42 (13.64%) Open Source
5 40 (12.99%) TDD
6 38 (12.34%) BDD
7 34 (11.04%) Mentoring
8 32 (10.39%) OOP
9 27 (8.77%) Game Development
10 19 (6.17%) Analytics
10 19 (6.17%) Waterfall
11 17 (5.52%) Parallel Programming
11 17 (5.52%) Scrum
12 15 (4.87%) Automated Testing
12 15 (4.87%) MVC
13 14 (4.55%) Continuous Integration
13 14 (4.55%) Multithreading
13 14 (4.55%) Time Management
14 13 (4.22%) UML
15 12 (3.90%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 114 (37.01%) C
2 105 (34.09%) Java
3 95 (30.84%) C#
4 48 (15.58%) SQL
5 39 (12.66%) JavaScript
6 32 (10.39%) Python
7 30 (9.74%) PHP
8 25 (8.12%) Ruby
9 22 (7.14%) VB.NET
10 21 (6.82%) VB
11 20 (6.49%) Perl
12 18 (5.84%) Embedded C
13 17 (5.52%) Embedded C++
14 14 (4.55%) Scala
15 13 (4.22%) VC++
16 11 (3.57%) PL/SQL
17 10 (3.25%) COBOL
17 10 (3.25%) RPG
17 10 (3.25%) VB6
17 10 (3.25%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 120 (38.96%) Degree
2 16 (5.19%) Security Cleared
3 14 (4.55%) DV Cleared
4 12 (3.90%) SC Cleared
5 5 (1.62%) Microsoft Certification
6 4 (1.30%) PhD
7 3 (0.97%) ISTQB
7 3 (0.97%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
7 3 (0.97%) Postgraduate
8 2 (0.65%) HNC
8 2 (0.65%) HND
8 2 (0.65%) NVQ Level 4
9 1 (0.32%) Chartered Engineer
9 1 (0.32%) CISSP
9 1 (0.32%) GCIA
9 1 (0.32%) GCIH
9 1 (0.32%) ISEB
9 1 (0.32%) MCP
9 1 (0.32%) MCSD
9 1 (0.32%) MCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (2.60%) ISO 9000
1 8 (2.60%) TickIT
2 4 (1.30%) ISO26262
3 3 (0.97%) Basel II
4 2 (0.65%) QA
5 1 (0.32%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 20 (6.49%) Cygwin
2 8 (2.60%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 8 (2.60%) Docker
3 6 (1.95%) Firmware
4 1 (0.32%) Apache Flume
Vendors
1 40 (12.99%) Microsoft
2 34 (11.04%) Oracle
3 16 (5.19%) IBM
4 14 (4.55%) Atlassian
5 10 (3.25%) Fujitsu
5 10 (3.25%) JD Edwards
5 10 (3.25%) MKS
5 10 (3.25%) TIBCO
6 3 (0.97%) Facebook
7 2 (0.65%) Adobe
7 2 (0.65%) Rackspace
7 2 (0.65%) Salesforce.com
8 1 (0.32%) Autodesk
8 1 (0.32%) BT
8 1 (0.32%) EMC
8 1 (0.32%) EPiServer
8 1 (0.32%) PTC
8 1 (0.32%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.32%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 8 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Candour Solutions
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum Excellent Benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Talent International
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 14 hours ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Maximise IT Solutions Ltd
Posted: Yesterday
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
McGregor Boyall
Salary: £20000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwickshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £47000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwickshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
DCS Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 35,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000 - 40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent package & development
Posted: 2 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + excellent package & development
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £50,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £51000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Leamington Spa
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + comprehensive benefits!
Posted: 14 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £55000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago