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 1 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 94 66 51
Rank change year-on-year
-28 -15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 149 187 228
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.68% 3.48% 4.67%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.43% 7.37% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 142 165 203
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,300 £48,750 £47,850
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
2742 2539 2565
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.25% 47.28% 52.57%
Number of salaries quoted 2351 2248 2238
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% +1.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 October 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 October 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 +29 52 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Warwickshire -21 30 £40,000 -
Birmingham -29 26 £40,000 +6.66% 6
Worcestershire -13 18 £29,750 +0.84% 1
Coventry -22 10 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Shropshire +5 8 £45,000 +5.88%
Dudley - 2 £32,500 -
Solihull - 1 £33,500 - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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++.

1 190 (59.19%) C#
2 126 (39.25%) Degree
3 118 (36.76%) Software Engineering
4 110 (34.27%) C
5 105 (32.71%) .NET
6 85 (26.48%) Microsoft
7 80 (24.92%) SQL Server
8 77 (23.99%) SQL
8 77 (23.99%) Java
9 76 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
10 52 (16.20%) Computer Science
11 50 (15.58%) VB.NET
11 50 (15.58%) Visual Studio
12 49 (15.26%) Windows
13 48 (14.95%) OO
13 48 (14.95%) ASP.NET
14 47 (14.64%) HTML
15 46 (14.33%) Electronics
16 44 (13.71%) XML
17 41 (12.77%) Linux
18 39 (12.15%) Oracle
19 38 (11.84%) UNIX
20 34 (10.59%) JavaScript
21 32 (9.97%) CSS
21 32 (9.97%) Finance
22 31 (9.66%) MVC
22 31 (9.66%) Web Services
23 30 (9.35%) UML
24 27 (8.41%) Games
25 26 (8.10%) MS Excel

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

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 10 (3.12%) Apache
2 7 (2.18%) Tomcat
3 6 (1.87%) SharePoint
4 5 (1.56%) BizTalk Server
5 3 (0.93%) Drupal
6 2 (0.62%) FileNet
7 1 (0.31%) IIS
7 1 (0.31%) Tuxedo
7 1 (0.31%) Documentum
7 1 (0.31%) CMS
Applications
1 26 (8.10%) MS Excel
2 17 (5.30%) Simulink
3 11 (3.43%) MS PowerPoint
3 11 (3.43%) TargetLink
3 11 (3.43%) Stateflow
3 11 (3.43%) MS Office
4 3 (0.93%) Photoshop
4 3 (0.93%) Fireworks
4 3 (0.93%) Adobe Illustrator
5 2 (0.62%) Maya
5 2 (0.62%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 9 (2.80%) Agresso
2 6 (1.87%) Dynamics AX
3 1 (0.31%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.25%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.31%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (7.48%) TCP/IP
2 8 (2.49%) Bluetooth
3 6 (1.87%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.56%) Broadband
5 4 (1.25%) Internet
6 2 (0.62%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.62%) LDAP
6 2 (0.62%) DNS
6 2 (0.62%) FTP
6 2 (0.62%) Modbus
7 1 (0.31%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 80 (24.92%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.74%) MySQL
2 12 (3.74%) Relational Database
3 9 (2.80%) QlikView
4 8 (2.49%) Oracle Database
4 8 (2.49%) NoSQL
5 7 (2.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 5 (1.56%) Couchbase
6 5 (1.56%) SQL Server 2012
6 5 (1.56%) MongoDB
6 5 (1.56%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (0.93%) Crystal Reports
7 3 (0.93%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.62%) RDBMS
8 2 (0.62%) Informix
8 2 (0.62%) DB2
8 2 (0.62%) Big Data
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.31%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 50 (15.58%) Visual Studio
2 13 (4.05%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.43%) Rational DOORS
4 10 (3.12%) Git (software)
5 6 (1.87%) Xcode
5 6 (1.87%) ProC
6 5 (1.56%) Subversion
7 3 (0.93%) TeamCity
8 2 (0.62%) Maven
8 2 (0.62%) JUnit
8 2 (0.62%) PVCS
8 2 (0.62%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.62%) VectorCAST
9 1 (0.31%) Selenium
9 1 (0.31%) MorphX
9 1 (0.31%) JIRA
9 1 (0.31%) Facilita Forecast
9 1 (0.31%) Balsamiq Mockups
9 1 (0.31%) Oracle Forms
9 1 (0.31%) Dreamweaver
General
1 46 (14.33%) Electronics
2 32 (9.97%) Finance
3 27 (8.41%) Games
4 18 (5.61%) Automotive
5 15 (4.67%) Manufacturing
6 13 (4.05%) Retail
7 6 (1.87%) Military
8 5 (1.56%) Law
9 3 (0.93%) Marketing
9 3 (0.93%) Banking
9 3 (0.93%) Financial Institution
10 2 (0.62%) Back Office
10 2 (0.62%) Legal
10 2 (0.62%) Aerospace
10 2 (0.62%) Billing
11 1 (0.31%) Telecoms
11 1 (0.31%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 120 (37.38%) Developer
2 81 (25.23%) Software Engineer
3 53 (16.51%) Analyst
4 46 (14.33%) C# Developer
5 38 (11.84%) .NET Developer
6 37 (11.53%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 34 (10.59%) Programmer
7 34 (10.59%) Graduate
8 33 (10.28%) C# .NET Developer
9 26 (8.10%) Test Analyst
10 25 (7.79%) Software Developer
11 22 (6.85%) Graduate Developer
12 21 (6.54%) Junior
13 20 (6.23%) Junior Developer
14 19 (5.92%) Senior Software Engineer
14 19 (5.92%) Development Manager
15 18 (5.61%) Tester
16 17 (5.30%) Software Tester
17 16 (4.98%) C++ Developer
17 16 (4.98%) Graduate .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 105 (32.71%) .NET
2 48 (14.95%) ASP.NET
3 47 (14.64%) HTML
4 44 (13.71%) XML
5 32 (9.97%) CSS
6 31 (9.66%) Web Services
7 26 (8.10%) WPF
8 20 (6.23%) jQuery
9 18 (5.61%) MFC
10 17 (5.30%) .NET Framework
11 16 (4.98%) WinForms
12 13 (4.05%) WCF
13 12 (3.74%) Ajax
14 7 (2.18%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
14 7 (2.18%) XSLT
15 6 (1.87%) Middleware
15 6 (1.87%) Unity (Game Engine)
16 5 (1.56%) ASP.NET MVC
16 5 (1.56%) iOS SDK
16 5 (1.56%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (16.20%) Computer Science
2 26 (8.10%) Mathematics
3 22 (6.85%) Embedded Systems
4 16 (4.98%) Smartcard
5 14 (4.36%) Physics
6 13 (4.05%) Algorithms
6 13 (4.05%) Mobile Games
7 12 (3.74%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 10 (3.12%) VHDL
8 10 (3.12%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (3.12%) Mobile App
9 9 (2.80%) SCADA
10 7 (2.18%) User Experience
11 6 (1.87%) Management Information System
11 6 (1.87%) Social Media
12 5 (1.56%) CCTV
13 3 (0.93%) Motion Graphics
14 2 (0.62%) Clustering
14 2 (0.62%) Device Driver
14 2 (0.62%) CAN bus
Operating Systems
1 49 (15.26%) Windows
2 41 (12.77%) Linux
3 38 (11.84%) UNIX
4 10 (3.12%) Apple iOS
5 9 (2.80%) Android
6 8 (2.49%) Solaris
7 6 (1.87%) AIX
7 6 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.25%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.62%) Windows XP
9 2 (0.62%) Windows 7
9 2 (0.62%) Windows Mobile
9 2 (0.62%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone
10 1 (0.31%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.31%) Windows Phone 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (36.76%) Software Engineering
2 76 (23.68%) Agile Software Development
3 48 (14.95%) OO
4 31 (9.66%) MVC
5 30 (9.35%) UML
6 24 (7.48%) OOP
6 24 (7.48%) Automated Testing
7 22 (6.85%) Scrum
8 20 (6.23%) TDD
9 18 (5.61%) Validation
9 18 (5.61%) Product Management
9 18 (5.61%) Low Latency
10 17 (5.30%) Mentoring
10 17 (5.30%) Manual Testing
11 16 (4.98%) Requirements Management
11 16 (4.98%) QMS
11 16 (4.98%) Line Management
11 16 (4.98%) Cyber Security
12 14 (4.36%) Configuration Management
12 14 (4.36%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 190 (59.19%) C#
2 110 (34.27%) C
3 77 (23.99%) SQL
3 77 (23.99%) Java
4 50 (15.58%) VB.NET
5 34 (10.59%) JavaScript
6 23 (7.17%) Python
7 19 (5.92%) PHP
8 17 (5.30%) Embedded C
8 17 (5.30%) VC++
9 16 (4.98%) VB
10 15 (4.67%) Embedded C++
10 15 (4.67%) Assembly Language
11 13 (4.05%) Objective-C
12 11 (3.43%) MATLAB
13 10 (3.12%) PL/SQL
13 10 (3.12%) Perl
14 9 (2.80%) Scala
15 8 (2.49%) Delphi
16 6 (1.87%) X++
Qualifications
1 126 (39.25%) Degree
2 11 (3.43%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
2 11 (3.43%) ISEB
3 8 (2.49%) PhD
4 4 (1.25%) Chartered Engineer
4 4 (1.25%) Security Cleared
5 3 (0.93%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.62%) MCSE
6 2 (0.62%) MCP
6 2 (0.62%) HND
7 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
7 1 (0.31%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.31%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (2.18%) ISO 9000
1 7 (2.18%) TickIT
2 6 (1.87%) QA
3 1 (0.31%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (4.67%) Firmware
2 2 (0.62%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 6 (1.87%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 85 (26.48%) Microsoft
2 39 (12.15%) Oracle
3 13 (4.05%) MKS
4 11 (3.43%) MathWorks
5 6 (1.87%) Borland
5 6 (1.87%) Twitter
6 5 (1.56%) Apple
7 4 (1.25%) EMC
8 3 (0.93%) IBM
8 3 (0.93%) Adobe
8 3 (0.93%) Macromedia
8 3 (0.93%) Perforce
9 2 (0.62%) QNX
9 2 (0.62%) VMware
9 2 (0.62%) JBoss
9 2 (0.62%) Freescale
9 2 (0.62%) Fujitsu
10 1 (0.31%) Zend
10 1 (0.31%) Google
10 1 (0.31%) Atmel
Wolverhampton, West Midlands (County)
Quant Capital
Salary: Up to £40,000 per annum Bonus Medical Pension (8%)
Posted: 6 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Next Move IT
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £45,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield
Recruitment Genius
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Existent Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 2 days ago
Coventry
Interquest - IQ ESM
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Advantage XPO
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Evolution Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30k
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 20 days ago