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 22 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 84 58 50
Rank change year-on-year
-26 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 154 220 227
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.78% 3.96% 4.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.64% 8.41% 9.05%
Number of salaries quoted 145 201 186
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,700 £50,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
2731 2616 2509
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.33% 47.05% 52.64%
Number of salaries quoted 2313 2340 2216
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £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 22 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 22 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 +25 47 £35,000 -10.25% 5
Warwickshire -2 43 £40,000 - 1
Birmingham -24 32 £38,000 +1.33% 4
Worcestershire -11 15 £38,250 +9.28% 6
Coventry -20 9 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Shropshire -4 6 £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 22 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++.

1 200 (57.14%) C#
2 135 (38.57%) Degree
3 127 (36.29%) C
4 120 (34.29%) .NET
5 118 (33.71%) Software Engineering
6 86 (24.57%) SQL
6 86 (24.57%) Java
7 85 (24.29%) Microsoft
8 84 (24.00%) SQL Server
9 64 (18.29%) Windows
10 54 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (15.43%) Computer Science
11 52 (14.86%) OO
12 51 (14.57%) Linux
13 49 (14.00%) HTML
14 48 (13.71%) ASP.NET
15 47 (13.43%) Electronics
16 46 (13.14%) XML
17 45 (12.86%) Visual Studio
17 45 (12.86%) VB.NET
18 43 (12.29%) UNIX
19 42 (12.00%) Web Services
20 41 (11.71%) Oracle
20 41 (11.71%) Finance
21 39 (11.14%) WPF
22 37 (10.57%) Scrum
23 32 (9.14%) OOP
23 32 (9.14%) JavaScript
24 31 (8.86%) CSS
24 31 (8.86%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 22 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 12 (3.43%) Apache
2 8 (2.29%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.43%) BizTalk Server
3 5 (1.43%) SharePoint
4 3 (0.86%) FileNet
4 3 (0.86%) Drupal
5 1 (0.29%) IIS
5 1 (0.29%) Tuxedo
5 1 (0.29%) Documentum
5 1 (0.29%) CMS
Applications
1 31 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.57%) MS Office
3 8 (2.29%) TargetLink
3 8 (2.29%) MS PowerPoint
3 8 (2.29%) Simulink
3 8 (2.29%) Stateflow
4 5 (1.43%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.86%) Photoshop
5 3 (0.86%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.86%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.86%) Doxygen
6 2 (0.57%) Maya
6 2 (0.57%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.57%) Agresso
2 6 (1.71%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 28 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (3.14%) Ethernet
3 6 (1.71%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.43%) Broadband
5 4 (1.14%) Bluetooth
5 4 (1.14%) Internet
6 2 (0.57%) Modbus
6 2 (0.57%) LDAP
6 2 (0.57%) DHCP
6 2 (0.57%) DNS
7 1 (0.29%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 84 (24.00%) SQL Server
2 13 (3.71%) Oracle Database
2 13 (3.71%) Relational Database
3 12 (3.43%) MySQL
4 10 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
5 9 (2.57%) QlikView
6 8 (2.29%) NoSQL
7 6 (1.71%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 5 (1.43%) MongoDB
8 5 (1.43%) Apache Cassandra
8 5 (1.43%) Couchbase
9 3 (0.86%) RDBMS
9 3 (0.86%) Data Mining
9 3 (0.86%) PostgreSQL
10 2 (0.57%) Big Data
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.57%) SQL Server 2000
10 2 (0.57%) DB2
10 2 (0.57%) Informix
11 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 45 (12.86%) Visual Studio
2 18 (5.14%) Team Foundation Server
3 14 (4.00%) Git (software)
4 8 (2.29%) Rational DOORS
4 8 (2.29%) TeamCity
4 8 (2.29%) Subversion
5 6 (1.71%) Xcode
5 6 (1.71%) ProC
5 6 (1.71%) PVCS
5 6 (1.71%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 5 (1.43%) LabVIEW
7 3 (0.86%) VectorCAST
8 2 (0.57%) Maven
8 2 (0.57%) NUnit
8 2 (0.57%) JUnit
9 1 (0.29%) QuickTest Pro
9 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
9 1 (0.29%) Dreamweaver
9 1 (0.29%) ClearCase
9 1 (0.29%) Eclipse
General
1 47 (13.43%) Electronics
2 41 (11.71%) Finance
3 24 (6.86%) Games
4 17 (4.86%) Manufacturing
5 16 (4.57%) Automotive
6 15 (4.29%) Retail
7 11 (3.14%) Military
8 10 (2.86%) Law
9 7 (2.00%) Banking
10 3 (0.86%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.86%) Financial Institution
10 3 (0.86%) Publishing
10 3 (0.86%) Legal
10 3 (0.86%) Marketing
11 2 (0.57%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.57%) Billing
12 1 (0.29%) Advertising
12 1 (0.29%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 141 (40.29%) Developer
2 88 (25.14%) Software Engineer
3 57 (16.29%) Analyst
4 45 (12.86%) C# Developer
5 39 (11.14%) Graduate
6 34 (9.71%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 33 (9.43%) .NET Developer
8 30 (8.57%) Software Developer
9 29 (8.29%) C# .NET Developer
9 29 (8.29%) Programmer
10 24 (6.86%) C++ Developer
10 24 (6.86%) Junior
10 24 (6.86%) Development Manager
11 23 (6.57%) Graduate Developer
11 23 (6.57%) Junior Developer
12 22 (6.29%) Test Analyst
13 21 (6.00%) Senior Developer
14 20 (5.71%) Senior Software Engineer
15 17 (4.86%) Tester
16 16 (4.57%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 120 (34.29%) .NET
2 49 (14.00%) HTML
3 48 (13.71%) ASP.NET
4 46 (13.14%) XML
5 42 (12.00%) Web Services
6 39 (11.14%) WPF
7 31 (8.86%) CSS
8 30 (8.57%) jQuery
9 27 (7.71%) .NET Framework
10 25 (7.14%) MFC
11 21 (6.00%) WinForms
11 21 (6.00%) WCF
12 18 (5.14%) Ajax
13 12 (3.43%) XSLT
14 11 (3.14%) ASP.NET MVC
15 9 (2.57%) OpenGL
15 9 (2.57%) REST
16 8 (2.29%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
16 8 (2.29%) Symfony
16 8 (2.29%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 54 (15.43%) Computer Science
2 24 (6.86%) Smartcard
2 24 (6.86%) Mathematics
3 16 (4.57%) Mobile App
4 15 (4.29%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (4.29%) Firmware
5 11 (3.14%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 11 (3.14%) SCADA
6 10 (2.86%) Physics
7 9 (2.57%) Mobile Games
7 9 (2.57%) VHDL
8 7 (2.00%) Social Media
9 5 (1.43%) CCTV
10 3 (0.86%) Blackberry
10 3 (0.86%) Management Information System
10 3 (0.86%) Device Driver
10 3 (0.86%) PKI
10 3 (0.86%) Motion Graphics
11 2 (0.57%) CUDA
11 2 (0.57%) Blog
Operating Systems
1 64 (18.29%) Windows
2 51 (14.57%) Linux
3 43 (12.29%) UNIX
4 16 (4.57%) Apple iOS
5 14 (4.00%) Android
6 9 (2.57%) Solaris
7 6 (1.71%) Embedded Linux
7 6 (1.71%) AIX
8 5 (1.43%) Windows CE
9 4 (1.14%) Windows Phone 8
9 4 (1.14%) Windows Phone
10 3 (0.86%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.29%) Nucleus RTOS
11 1 (0.29%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (33.71%) Software Engineering
2 54 (15.43%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (14.86%) OO
4 37 (10.57%) Scrum
5 32 (9.14%) OOP
6 31 (8.86%) MVC
7 29 (8.29%) TDD
8 26 (7.43%) Automated Testing
9 24 (6.86%) Cyber Security
10 23 (6.57%) Product Management
11 21 (6.00%) QMS
12 20 (5.71%) UML
13 19 (5.43%) OOD
14 18 (5.14%) Low Latency
15 17 (4.86%) Web Development
15 17 (4.86%) Validation
16 14 (4.00%) Agile Testing
16 14 (4.00%) Manual Testing
17 13 (3.71%) iOS Development
18 11 (3.14%) ITIL
Programming Languages
1 200 (57.14%) C#
2 127 (36.29%) C
3 86 (24.57%) SQL
3 86 (24.57%) Java
4 45 (12.86%) VB.NET
5 32 (9.14%) JavaScript
6 27 (7.71%) PHP
7 23 (6.57%) Python
8 20 (5.71%) Embedded C
9 18 (5.14%) VC++
9 18 (5.14%) VB
10 16 (4.57%) Objective-C
11 14 (4.00%) Embedded C++
12 12 (3.43%) Assembly Language
12 12 (3.43%) Perl
13 10 (2.86%) PL/SQL
14 9 (2.57%) Scala
15 8 (2.29%) XAML
15 8 (2.29%) T-SQL
16 7 (2.00%) ActionScript
Qualifications
1 135 (38.57%) Degree
2 10 (2.86%) PhD
3 6 (1.71%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 6 (1.71%) Security Cleared
3 6 (1.71%) ISEB
4 2 (0.57%) Microsoft Certification
5 1 (0.29%) HND
5 1 (0.29%) MCP
5 1 (0.29%) MCAD
5 1 (0.29%) MCSD
5 1 (0.29%) MCSE
5 1 (0.29%) Postgraduate
5 1 (0.29%) ISTQB
5 1 (0.29%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.29%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.00%) TickIT
2 11 (3.14%) ISO 9000
3 4 (1.14%) QA
4 3 (0.86%) ISO 9001
5 1 (0.29%) SLA
5 1 (0.29%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (0.57%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.14%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (24.29%) Microsoft
2 41 (11.71%) Oracle
3 11 (3.14%) MKS
4 9 (2.57%) Apple
5 8 (2.29%) MathWorks
6 7 (2.00%) EMC
6 7 (2.00%) Perforce
7 6 (1.71%) Twitter
8 5 (1.43%) Google
9 4 (1.14%) IBM
10 3 (0.86%) JBoss
10 3 (0.86%) Borland
10 3 (0.86%) Adobe
10 3 (0.86%) Macromedia
10 3 (0.86%) Fujitsu
11 2 (0.57%) Freescale
11 2 (0.57%) Kofax
11 2 (0.57%) VMware
12 1 (0.29%) Sybase
12 1 (0.29%) SAP
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £250000 - £300000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Stone, Staffordshire
Connectus
Salary: £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-40,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-38,000
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcestershire
Talent International
Salary: £21000 - £27000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Stratford-Upon-Avon, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BioSITE Systems Ltd
Salary: From £35,000 to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 15 days ago
Staffordshire
Real Staffing
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 17 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum + excellent benefits, bonus
Posted: 17 days ago
Stafford, West Midlands
Ctalk Limited
Salary: £30k - £50k depending on experience
Posted: 19 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: 25 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago