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 5 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 87 60 75
Rank change year-on-year
-27 +15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 153 189 154
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.84% 3.79% 3.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.67% 7.76% 6.34%
Number of salaries quoted 135 165 137
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
2697 2437 2428
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 50.13% 48.88% 48.82%
Number of salaries quoted 2425 2102 2118
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 5 May 2015.

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 5 May 2015. 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
Worcestershire -3 41 £37,500 +7.14% 11
Birmingham -34 35 £35,500 +9.23% 7
Staffordshire +18 27 £60,000 +200.00% 1
Warwickshire -34 20 £44,000 -12.00% 6
Coventry -21 12 £38,750 -13.88% 1
Shropshire -7 5 £44,000 +4.76%
Herefordshire +6 2 £43,750 +1.74%
Wolverhampton +13 1 £16,000 -68.00%
Solihull 0 1 £32,500 -10.34% 1
West Bromwich - 1 £35,000 -
Dudley - 1 £42,500 - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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++.

1 117 (44.49%) C#
2 116 (44.11%) Software Engineering
3 91 (34.60%) C
4 85 (32.32%) Degree
5 81 (30.80%) .NET
6 71 (27.00%) Java
7 63 (23.95%) HTML
7 63 (23.95%) Computer Science
8 56 (21.29%) SQL
9 55 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
10 54 (20.53%) JavaScript
11 49 (18.63%) Visual Studio
12 44 (16.73%) Linux
13 42 (15.97%) XML
14 41 (15.59%) Mathematics
15 39 (14.83%) CSS
16 38 (14.45%) ASP.NET
16 38 (14.45%) Windows
17 36 (13.69%) UML
18 34 (12.93%) SQL Server
19 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
20 31 (11.79%) Electronics
21 29 (11.03%) OO
22 28 (10.65%) PHP
23 27 (10.27%) Python
23 27 (10.27%) WPF
24 25 (9.51%) VB.NET
25 23 (8.75%) TCP/IP
25 23 (8.75%) Subversion
25 23 (8.75%) Physics

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

For the 6 months to 5 May 2015, 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 5 (1.90%) Tomcat
2 4 (1.52%) Apache
3 3 (1.14%) JBoss
3 3 (1.14%) Drupal
3 3 (1.14%) GlassFish
4 2 (0.76%) Apache Solr
4 2 (0.76%) Node.js
4 2 (0.76%) Elasticsearch
5 1 (0.38%) Facebook Platform
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint 2010
5 1 (0.38%) SharePoint
Applications
1 14 (5.32%) Simulink
2 5 (1.90%) GNU Octave
3 4 (1.52%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.76%) MS Office
4 2 (0.76%) Stateflow
Business Applications
1 1 (0.38%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.28%) SaaS
2 4 (1.52%) Google Analytics
3 3 (1.14%) Microsoft Azure
3 3 (1.14%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (8.75%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.42%) Modbus
3 8 (3.04%) Ethernet
4 7 (2.66%) HTTP
5 6 (2.28%) Internet
6 5 (1.90%) LAN
6 5 (1.90%) WAN
7 4 (1.52%) Wi-Fi
8 3 (1.14%) BIG-IP
8 3 (1.14%) Network Security
9 2 (0.76%) Profibus
9 2 (0.76%) Wireless
10 1 (0.38%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 34 (12.93%) SQL Server
2 14 (5.32%) MySQL
3 6 (2.28%) SQLite
3 6 (2.28%) NoSQL
4 5 (1.90%) Data Mining
5 4 (1.52%) Riak
6 3 (1.14%) Oracle Database
6 3 (1.14%) DTS
6 3 (1.14%) Crystal Reports
7 2 (0.76%) InterSystems Cache
7 2 (0.76%) MariaDB
8 1 (0.38%) Redis
8 1 (0.38%) Relational Database
8 1 (0.38%) Oracle Reports
8 1 (0.38%) RDBMS
8 1 (0.38%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 49 (18.63%) Visual Studio
2 23 (8.75%) Subversion
3 11 (4.18%) Git (software)
3 11 (4.18%) CANoe
4 7 (2.66%) VectorCAST
5 5 (1.90%) Team Foundation Server
5 5 (1.90%) Eclipse
5 5 (1.90%) LoadRunner
6 4 (1.52%) JIRA
6 4 (1.52%) Rational DOORS
6 4 (1.52%) Jenkins
7 3 (1.14%) Mercurial
7 3 (1.14%) Artifactory
7 3 (1.14%) Hudson
7 3 (1.14%) Maven
7 3 (1.14%) Ant
7 3 (1.14%) CruiseControl
8 2 (0.76%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 2 (0.76%) Oracle Forms
8 2 (0.76%) Metasploit
General
1 31 (11.79%) Electronics
2 20 (7.60%) Automotive
3 19 (7.22%) Finance
4 15 (5.70%) Games
5 9 (3.42%) Manufacturing
6 7 (2.66%) Telecoms
7 6 (2.28%) Pharmaceutical
8 4 (1.52%) Banking
8 4 (1.52%) Marketing
9 2 (0.76%) Retail
9 2 (0.76%) Advertising
9 2 (0.76%) Aerospace
10 1 (0.38%) Legal
10 1 (0.38%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 104 (39.54%) Developer
2 76 (28.90%) Software Engineer
3 37 (14.07%) Software Developer
4 35 (13.31%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 32 (12.17%) C# Developer
6 29 (11.03%) Junior
7 27 (10.27%) Senior Software Engineer
7 27 (10.27%) .NET Developer
8 26 (9.89%) C++ Developer
9 24 (9.13%) Graduate
9 24 (9.13%) Senior Developer
10 23 (8.75%) C# .NET Developer
11 20 (7.60%) C# Software Developer
11 20 (7.60%) Junior Developer
12 19 (7.22%) Programmer
12 19 (7.22%) Team Leader
13 16 (6.08%) C++ Software Engineer
14 14 (5.32%) .NET Software Developer
15 13 (4.94%) Development Team Leader
15 13 (4.94%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 81 (30.80%) .NET
2 63 (23.95%) HTML
3 42 (15.97%) XML
4 39 (14.83%) CSS
5 38 (14.45%) ASP.NET
6 27 (10.27%) WPF
7 21 (7.98%) jQuery
8 20 (7.60%) WinForms
9 15 (5.70%) Middleware
10 14 (5.32%) HTML5
11 11 (4.18%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 10 (3.80%) JSON
12 10 (3.80%) MFC
13 9 (3.42%) ATL
13 9 (3.42%) DCOM
14 7 (2.66%) Ajax
15 6 (2.28%) Hibernate
15 6 (2.28%) POCO
15 6 (2.28%) Qt
15 6 (2.28%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 63 (23.95%) Computer Science
2 41 (15.59%) Mathematics
3 23 (8.75%) Physics
4 22 (8.37%) Algorithms
5 15 (5.70%) Embedded Systems
6 13 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
6 13 (4.94%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 11 (4.18%) Device Driver
8 10 (3.80%) Mobile App
9 9 (3.42%) VHDL
10 8 (3.04%) Visualisation
10 8 (3.04%) Open Source
11 7 (2.66%) Artificial Intelligence
12 6 (2.28%) Robotics
13 5 (1.90%) 3D Graphics
13 5 (1.90%) Data Structures
14 4 (1.52%) Management Information System
15 3 (1.14%) Digital Media
16 2 (0.76%) Biotechnology
16 2 (0.76%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 44 (16.73%) Linux
2 38 (14.45%) Windows
3 19 (7.22%) UNIX
4 11 (4.18%) Nucleus RTOS
5 6 (2.28%) VxWorks
6 4 (1.52%) Android
7 3 (1.14%) Apple iOS
8 2 (0.76%) Embedded Linux
8 2 (0.76%) FreeBSD
9 1 (0.38%) AIX
9 1 (0.38%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.11%) Software Engineering
2 55 (20.91%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (13.69%) UML
4 29 (11.03%) OO
5 22 (8.37%) MVC
6 20 (7.60%) Embedded Software Development
7 19 (7.22%) Project Management
8 18 (6.84%) OOP
9 17 (6.46%) TDD
9 17 (6.46%) Mentoring
10 16 (6.08%) OOD
10 16 (6.08%) Scrum
11 15 (5.70%) Multithreading
12 14 (5.32%) Configuration Management
13 12 (4.56%) Software Architecture
14 11 (4.18%) Signal Processing
14 11 (4.18%) E-Commerce
14 11 (4.18%) Information Security
15 10 (3.80%) Validation
15 10 (3.80%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 117 (44.49%) C#
2 91 (34.60%) C
3 71 (27.00%) Java
4 56 (21.29%) SQL
5 54 (20.53%) JavaScript
6 28 (10.65%) PHP
7 27 (10.27%) Python
8 25 (9.51%) VB.NET
9 21 (7.98%) VB
10 18 (6.84%) MATLAB
11 15 (5.70%) Embedded C
12 13 (4.94%) Embedded C++
12 13 (4.94%) VC++
13 12 (4.56%) VBScript
14 10 (3.80%) VB6
15 9 (3.42%) Fortran
15 9 (3.42%) PL/SQL
15 9 (3.42%) Perl
16 8 (3.04%) Objective-C
16 8 (3.04%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 85 (32.32%) Degree
2 13 (4.94%) PhD
3 9 (3.42%) Security Cleared
4 8 (3.04%) Chartered Engineer
5 6 (2.28%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.14%) DV Cleared
6 3 (1.14%) HND
7 2 (0.76%) MCPD
7 2 (0.76%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.76%) MCSD
8 1 (0.38%) HNC
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.38%) NVQ Level 4
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (3.04%) ISO 9001
2 5 (1.90%) QA
3 4 (1.52%) TickIT
3 4 (1.52%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.76%) HL7
5 1 (0.38%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.14%) Firmware
1 3 (1.14%) vSphere
1 3 (1.14%) VMware ESXi
Systems Management
1 4 (1.52%) MOM
1 4 (1.52%) Puppet
2 2 (0.76%) Nessus
2 2 (0.76%) Nmap
3 1 (0.38%) HP Quality Center
3 1 (0.38%) Control-M
Vendors
1 32 (12.17%) Microsoft
2 19 (7.22%) Oracle
3 11 (4.18%) QNX
3 11 (4.18%) MKS
4 7 (2.66%) Fujitsu
5 5 (1.90%) Twitter
6 4 (1.52%) Google
7 3 (1.14%) Xilinx
7 3 (1.14%) IBM
7 3 (1.14%) VMware
8 2 (0.76%) Intel
8 2 (0.76%) InterSystems
8 2 (0.76%) Borland
9 1 (0.38%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.38%) Perforce
9 1 (0.38%) BMC
9 1 (0.38%) Sun
9 1 (0.38%) HP
9 1 (0.38%) EMC
9 1 (0.38%) Facebook
Birmingham
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits + flexible hours!
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Softweb Resourcing Limited
Salary: From £47,500 to £62,000 per annum Pension + Flexi Hours + Home Work +
Posted: 4 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £28000 per annum + excellent package
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-35,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-40,000
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 55k per year
Posted: 4 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + Benefits!!
Posted: 4 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
RecruitmentRevolution.com Limited
Salary: From £25,000 to £40,000 per annum DOE & Skills
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + Training, Pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Monarch Recruitment
Salary: £28000 - £60000 per annum, Benefits benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits Package/ Bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Stafford, Staffordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + pension, negotiable
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Search Consultancy
Posted: 6 days ago
Rugby
Experian
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + package
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 25,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: Up to 48,000 plus benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 16 days ago