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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 26 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / West Midlands
Rank 97 83 102
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +19
Permanent jobs citing C++ 115 180 127
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.48% 3.03% 2.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.33% 6.92% 5.15%
Number of salaries quoted 114 163 109
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £19,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
2158 2600 2466
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.59% 43.83% 48.58%
Number of salaries quoted 1864 2243 2190
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £26,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £51,550 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+4.93% +1.25%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in the West Midlands

The demand trend of job ads across the West Midlands region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 26 February 2017.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 26 February 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Birmingham +2 53 £45,000 +12.50% 3
Coventry +41 20 £55,000 +41.93%
Worcestershire -23 20 £40,000 +45.45% 2
Warwickshire +7 13 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Staffordshire 0 4 £36,500 +21.66% 1
Solihull -3 2 £39,000 +20.00%
Shropshire -5 1 £30,000 +15.38% 3
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 26 February 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 101 (42.62%) C#
2 92 (38.82%) Linux
3 91 (38.40%) C
3 91 (38.40%) Software Engineering
4 90 (37.97%) Java
5 80 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
6 68 (28.69%) Python
7 60 (25.32%) JavaScript
8 55 (23.21%) .NET
8 55 (23.21%) Degree
9 41 (17.30%) JIRA
10 37 (15.61%) Automation Testing
10 37 (15.61%) Git (software)
11 34 (14.35%) Windows
11 34 (14.35%) OOP
12 31 (13.08%) Subversion
12 31 (13.08%) Test Scripting
13 30 (12.66%) Selenium
14 29 (12.24%) Electronics
14 29 (12.24%) Embedded C
15 27 (11.39%) SQL
15 27 (11.39%) Scrum
16 26 (10.97%) Computer Science
16 26 (10.97%) Microsoft
17 25 (10.55%) HTML
17 25 (10.55%) SQL Server
17 25 (10.55%) Automotive
18 24 (10.13%) XML
19 23 (9.70%) ASP.NET
19 23 (9.70%) MySQL

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 15 (6.33%) Apache
2 4 (1.69%) IIS
2 4 (1.69%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.84%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.84%) Jetty
3 2 (0.84%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.42%) CMS
4 1 (0.42%) Drupal
Applications
1 6 (2.53%) Simulink
2 5 (2.11%) Stateflow
3 3 (1.27%) 3ds Max
3 3 (1.27%) Maya
3 3 (1.27%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.84%) MS Office
5 1 (0.42%) Blender
Business Applications
1 5 (2.11%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.27%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.27%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (0.84%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.38%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.27%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.84%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.42%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 11 (4.64%) TCP/IP
2 7 (2.95%) Bluetooth
3 4 (1.69%) HTTP
3 4 (1.69%) Wireless
3 4 (1.69%) ZigBee
4 3 (1.27%) DNS
4 3 (1.27%) SNMP
5 2 (0.84%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.84%) Internet
5 2 (0.84%) RS-232
5 2 (0.84%) Skype
5 2 (0.84%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (0.42%) Firewall
6 1 (0.42%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (10.55%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.70%) MySQL
3 16 (6.75%) NoSQL
4 15 (6.33%) Redis
5 14 (5.91%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.69%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.69%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.27%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.84%) BODI
8 2 (0.84%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.84%) QlikView
8 2 (0.84%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.42%) Big Data
9 1 (0.42%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.42%) HBase
9 1 (0.42%) Riak
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.42%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.42%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 41 (17.30%) JIRA
2 37 (15.61%) Git (software)
3 31 (13.08%) Subversion
4 30 (12.66%) Selenium
5 20 (8.44%) Jenkins
6 17 (7.17%) Mercurial
7 16 (6.75%) Eclipse
8 14 (5.91%) Hudson
9 13 (5.49%) Visual Studio
10 12 (5.06%) Robot Framework
11 9 (3.80%) CANoe
12 8 (3.38%) VectorCAST
13 5 (2.11%) Atlassian Bamboo
13 5 (2.11%) GoCD
13 5 (2.11%) MSBuild
13 5 (2.11%) Octopus Deploy
13 5 (2.11%) Team Foundation Server
13 5 (2.11%) TeamCity
14 4 (1.69%) PVCS
15 3 (1.27%) GDB
General
1 29 (12.24%) Electronics
2 25 (10.55%) Automotive
3 22 (9.28%) Games
4 14 (5.91%) Finance
5 8 (3.38%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.95%) Retail
7 4 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.84%) Advertising
9 1 (0.42%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.42%) Legal
9 1 (0.42%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 92 (38.82%) Developer
2 68 (28.69%) Software Engineer
3 43 (18.14%) Graduate
4 41 (17.30%) Graduate Developer
5 39 (16.46%) Embedded Engineer
6 36 (15.19%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 25 (10.55%) Junior
8 19 (8.02%) C++ Developer
8 19 (8.02%) Junior Developer
8 19 (8.02%) Software Developer
8 19 (8.02%) Test Leader
9 17 (7.17%) C# Developer
10 16 (6.75%) Programmer
11 12 (5.06%) Automation Test Lead
11 12 (5.06%) C++ Software Engineer
12 11 (4.64%) Graduate C# Developer
12 11 (4.64%) Junior C# Developer
12 11 (4.64%) Tester
13 10 (4.22%) Graduate C++ Developer
13 10 (4.22%) Junior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (23.21%) .NET
2 25 (10.55%) HTML
3 24 (10.13%) XML
4 23 (9.70%) ASP.NET
5 17 (7.17%) CSS
6 16 (6.75%) JSON
7 11 (4.64%) REST
8 10 (4.22%) HTML5
8 10 (4.22%) X-Windows
9 9 (3.80%) Web Services
10 7 (2.95%) J2EE
10 7 (2.95%) Middleware
10 7 (2.95%) Qt
11 6 (2.53%) jQuery
11 6 (2.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
11 6 (2.53%) WCF
12 5 (2.11%) .NET Framework
12 5 (2.11%) Ajax
12 5 (2.11%) Node.js
13 4 (1.69%) RESTful
Miscellaneous
1 26 (10.97%) Computer Science
2 13 (5.49%) Algorithms
3 10 (4.22%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (3.38%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.38%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.53%) Fintech
6 5 (2.11%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.11%) Enterprise Software
7 4 (1.69%) Client/Server
7 4 (1.69%) Life Science
7 4 (1.69%) User Experience
8 3 (1.27%) CUDA
8 3 (1.27%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.27%) Infotainment
8 3 (1.27%) Linux Command Line
8 3 (1.27%) VHDL
9 2 (0.84%) Blog
9 2 (0.84%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.84%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.84%) SystemC
Operating Systems
1 92 (38.82%) Linux
2 34 (14.35%) Windows
3 20 (8.44%) Unix
4 13 (5.49%) Android
5 10 (4.22%) Mac OS X
6 9 (3.80%) Apple iOS
7 8 (3.38%) Embedded Linux
8 5 (2.11%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.27%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (0.84%) Debian
11 1 (0.42%) MeeGo
11 1 (0.42%) SUSE
11 1 (0.42%) Tizen
11 1 (0.42%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 91 (38.40%) Software Engineering
2 80 (33.76%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (15.61%) Automation Testing
4 34 (14.35%) OOP
5 31 (13.08%) Test Scripting
6 27 (11.39%) Scrum
7 18 (7.59%) OO
7 18 (7.59%) Physics
8 16 (6.75%) SDLC
9 15 (6.33%) Business Intelligence
10 14 (5.91%) Mathematics
10 14 (5.91%) MVC
11 12 (5.06%) Automated Testing
12 9 (3.80%) Android Development
12 9 (3.80%) Continuous Integration
12 9 (3.80%) Open Source
13 8 (3.38%) Image Processing
13 8 (3.38%) Mentoring
14 7 (2.95%) CRM
14 7 (2.95%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 101 (42.62%) C#
2 91 (38.40%) C
3 90 (37.97%) Java
4 68 (28.69%) Python
5 60 (25.32%) JavaScript
6 29 (12.24%) Embedded C
7 27 (11.39%) SQL
8 18 (7.59%) Embedded C++
8 18 (7.59%) VB.NET
9 16 (6.75%) PHP
10 9 (3.80%) MATLAB
11 7 (2.95%) Go
12 6 (2.53%) Bash Shell
12 6 (2.53%) VB
13 5 (2.11%) Ada
13 5 (2.11%) Perl
13 5 (2.11%) PowerShell
14 4 (1.69%) Lua
14 4 (1.69%) Objective-C
15 3 (1.27%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 55 (23.21%) Degree
2 8 (3.38%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.95%) PhD
4 5 (2.11%) SC Cleared
4 5 (2.11%) Security Cleared
5 3 (1.27%) CEH
5 3 (1.27%) HND
5 3 (1.27%) Microsoft Certification
5 3 (1.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.33%) MISRA
2 6 (2.53%) QA
3 4 (1.69%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.27%) Def Stans
4 3 (1.27%) DO-178B
4 3 (1.27%) DO-254
4 3 (1.27%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.84%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.84%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.42%) GAMP
6 1 (0.42%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (6.33%) Firmware
2 8 (3.38%) Docker
3 3 (1.27%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.42%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.42%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.42%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 7 (2.95%) Puppet
2 5 (2.11%) Ansible
2 5 (2.11%) Opscode Chef
2 5 (2.11%) Terraform
3 1 (0.42%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.42%) Oozie
Vendors
1 26 (10.97%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.64%) Google
3 8 (3.38%) Green Hills
3 8 (3.38%) Oracle
4 7 (2.95%) Renesas
5 6 (2.53%) Freescale
5 6 (2.53%) Fujitsu
5 6 (2.53%) MKS
5 6 (2.53%) Red Hat
6 4 (1.69%) NEC
6 4 (1.69%) Rockwell
7 3 (1.27%) HP
8 2 (0.84%) Apple
8 2 (0.84%) Fiorano
8 2 (0.84%) Sybase
8 2 (0.84%) Zend
9 1 (0.42%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.42%) Perforce
9 1 (0.42%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.42%) Xamarin
Warwickshire
Fuel Recruitment
Salary: Depending on experience
Posted: 2 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000 - 45,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: 2 days ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £25000.00 - £28500.00 per annum + Pension, training
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Nortech Management Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000-35,000 + Benefits Package
Posted: 2 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
360 Resourcing Solutions
Salary: £25k - 30k per year + Superb Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago