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 28 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 71 82 57
Rank change year-on-year
+11 -25
Permanent jobs citing C++ 197 154 219
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 3.35% 2.86% 3.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 7.07% 5.82% 8.32%
Number of salaries quoted 175 143 200
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £23,250 £27,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
2786 2644 2632
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.43% 49.10% 47.53%
Number of salaries quoted 2470 2279 2326
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 £26,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,800 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 28 July 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 28 July 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 +8 51 £36,500 -8.75% 2
Birmingham +5 43 £37,500 +11.94% 4
Warwickshire -27 31 £25,000 -50.00% 2
Coventry -4 21 £38,500 +2.66% 5
Staffordshire -13 19 £56,250 +60.71% 3
Wolverhampton 0 6 £45,000 +9.09% 1
Shropshire -5 6 £40,000 -5.88% 1
Dudley - 5 £24,000 -
Herefordshire - 4 £52,500 - 7
Solihull +11 2 £42,500 +26.86%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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++.

1 191 (53.65%) C#
2 185 (51.97%) Software Engineering
3 136 (38.20%) .NET
4 124 (34.83%) Degree
5 119 (33.43%) Computer Science
6 112 (31.46%) HTML
6 112 (31.46%) SQL
7 101 (28.37%) Java
7 101 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
8 97 (27.25%) C
9 79 (22.19%) JavaScript
10 70 (19.66%) Windows
11 67 (18.82%) Visual Studio
12 66 (18.54%) ASP.NET
13 64 (17.98%) Mathematics
14 62 (17.42%) Linux
15 52 (14.61%) SQL Server
16 50 (14.04%) Games
16 50 (14.04%) WPF
17 49 (13.76%) MVC
18 48 (13.48%) CSS
18 48 (13.48%) XML
19 42 (11.80%) Subversion
20 40 (11.24%) Finance
20 40 (11.24%) Oracle
21 39 (10.96%) Python
21 39 (10.96%) HTML5
22 37 (10.39%) Electronics
23 36 (10.11%) Scrum
24 34 (9.55%) Microsoft

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

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 2 (0.56%) Node.js
1 2 (0.56%) Elasticsearch
1 2 (0.56%) Apache Solr
1 2 (0.56%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.28%) Apache
2 1 (0.28%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.28%) Drupal
2 1 (0.28%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 8 (2.25%) Simulink
2 5 (1.40%) GNU Octave
3 3 (0.84%) MS Excel
4 2 (0.56%) Stateflow
4 2 (0.56%) MS Project
5 1 (0.28%) Adobe Illustrator
5 1 (0.28%) MS Office
5 1 (0.28%) Photoshop
5 1 (0.28%) Fireworks
Business Applications
1 1 (0.28%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.28%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 5 (1.40%) SaaS
2 3 (0.84%) Amazon AWS
3 2 (0.56%) Google Analytics
Communications & Networking
1 29 (8.15%) TCP/IP
2 18 (5.06%) Internet
3 11 (3.09%) Modbus
4 4 (1.12%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.84%) LAN
5 3 (0.84%) WAN
5 3 (0.84%) Network Security
6 2 (0.56%) Profibus
6 2 (0.56%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.56%) Wireless
7 1 (0.28%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 52 (14.61%) SQL Server
2 14 (3.93%) MongoDB
3 12 (3.37%) SQLite
4 10 (2.81%) MySQL
5 9 (2.53%) NoSQL
6 6 (1.69%) Riak
7 5 (1.40%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.84%) Crystal Reports
8 3 (0.84%) Oracle Database
9 2 (0.56%) Relational Database
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server 2012
9 2 (0.56%) Data Warehouse
9 2 (0.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
9 2 (0.56%) InterSystems Cache
10 1 (0.28%) Oracle Reports
10 1 (0.28%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 67 (18.82%) Visual Studio
2 42 (11.80%) Subversion
3 30 (8.43%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.09%) VectorCAST
4 11 (3.09%) CANoe
5 10 (2.81%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (1.97%) JIRA
7 4 (1.12%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.84%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 2 (0.56%) CMake
9 2 (0.56%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.56%) Rational DOORS
9 2 (0.56%) LoadRunner
9 2 (0.56%) Oracle Forms
9 2 (0.56%) PVCS
10 1 (0.28%) JMeter
10 1 (0.28%) ProC
10 1 (0.28%) Appcelerator Titanium
10 1 (0.28%) Facilita Forecast
10 1 (0.28%) LoadUI
General
1 50 (14.04%) Games
2 40 (11.24%) Finance
3 37 (10.39%) Electronics
4 21 (5.90%) Automotive
5 17 (4.78%) Pharmaceutical
6 7 (1.97%) Advertising
7 6 (1.69%) Telecoms
8 5 (1.40%) Retail
9 3 (0.84%) Manufacturing
9 3 (0.84%) Marketing
10 1 (0.28%) Legal
10 1 (0.28%) Banking
Job Titles
1 141 (39.61%) Developer
2 128 (35.96%) Software Engineer
3 49 (13.76%) C++ Developer
3 49 (13.76%) Graduate
4 47 (13.20%) Junior
5 43 (12.08%) Software Developer
6 36 (10.11%) C++ Software Engineer
7 31 (8.71%) Senior Developer
8 30 (8.43%) C# Developer
9 29 (8.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 27 (7.58%) Junior Developer
11 25 (7.02%) Team Leader
12 24 (6.74%) .NET Developer
13 22 (6.18%) C# .NET Developer
14 19 (5.34%) Senior Software Engineer
15 17 (4.78%) C# Software Developer
15 17 (4.78%) Junior Software Engineer
15 17 (4.78%) Programmer
16 16 (4.49%) Tester
17 14 (3.93%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 136 (38.20%) .NET
2 112 (31.46%) HTML
3 66 (18.54%) ASP.NET
4 50 (14.04%) WPF
5 48 (13.48%) CSS
5 48 (13.48%) XML
6 39 (10.96%) HTML5
7 30 (8.43%) WinForms
8 23 (6.46%) MFC
9 21 (5.90%) Middleware
10 20 (5.62%) jQuery
11 17 (4.78%) ASP.NET MVC
12 14 (3.93%) AngularJS
13 13 (3.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 12 (3.37%) iOS SDK
14 12 (3.37%) WCF
14 12 (3.37%) DirectX
14 12 (3.37%) ATL
14 12 (3.37%) DCOM
15 10 (2.81%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 119 (33.43%) Computer Science
2 64 (17.98%) Mathematics
3 32 (8.99%) Algorithms
4 30 (8.43%) Physics
5 18 (5.06%) Artificial Intelligence
6 12 (3.37%) User Experience
7 11 (3.09%) Thin Client
7 11 (3.09%) Data Structures
7 11 (3.09%) Fat Client
8 10 (2.81%) Analytical Skills
8 10 (2.81%) Client/Server
9 9 (2.53%) 3D Graphics
10 8 (2.25%) Visualisation
10 8 (2.25%) Device Driver
10 8 (2.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 7 (1.97%) Life Science
12 6 (1.69%) Mobile App
12 6 (1.69%) VHDL
13 5 (1.40%) Robotics
13 5 (1.40%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 70 (19.66%) Windows
2 62 (17.42%) Linux
3 25 (7.02%) Android
4 18 (5.06%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.78%) UNIX
6 8 (2.25%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (0.84%) Windows Mobile
8 2 (0.56%) VxWorks
8 2 (0.56%) Solaris
9 1 (0.28%) AIX
9 1 (0.28%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 185 (51.97%) Software Engineering
2 101 (28.37%) Agile Software Development
3 49 (13.76%) MVC
4 36 (10.11%) Scrum
5 34 (9.55%) Mentoring
6 29 (8.15%) SDLC
6 29 (8.15%) TDD
7 26 (7.30%) UML
8 24 (6.74%) OO
9 23 (6.46%) Image Processing
10 21 (5.90%) OOP
11 20 (5.62%) Open Source
12 18 (5.06%) Multithreading
13 17 (4.78%) Functional Programming
14 16 (4.49%) Pattern Recognition
15 14 (3.93%) Android Development
15 14 (3.93%) OOD
16 13 (3.65%) E-Commerce
16 13 (3.65%) Low Latency
17 12 (3.37%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 191 (53.65%) C#
2 112 (31.46%) SQL
3 101 (28.37%) Java
4 97 (27.25%) C
5 79 (22.19%) JavaScript
6 39 (10.96%) Python
7 25 (7.02%) VB.NET
8 24 (6.74%) PHP
9 23 (6.46%) VB
10 22 (6.18%) Embedded C++
11 21 (5.90%) Embedded C
12 17 (4.78%) Erlang
12 17 (4.78%) VC++
13 13 (3.65%) VB6
13 13 (3.65%) Haskell
13 13 (3.65%) Scala
14 10 (2.81%) MATLAB
15 8 (2.25%) Fortran
15 8 (2.25%) Perl
16 7 (1.97%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 124 (34.83%) Degree
2 20 (5.62%) PhD
3 8 (2.25%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.40%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.12%) HND
5 4 (1.12%) ISTQB
6 3 (0.84%) HNC
6 3 (0.84%) NVQ Level 4
6 3 (0.84%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.56%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.56%) Chartered Engineer
7 2 (0.56%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (0.56%) MCSD
7 2 (0.56%) MCPD
8 1 (0.28%) ISEB
8 1 (0.28%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 19 (5.34%) ISO 9001
2 7 (1.97%) TickIT
2 7 (1.97%) GAMP
3 4 (1.12%) QA
4 2 (0.56%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.56%) HL7
System Software
1 5 (1.40%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 7 (1.97%) MOM
2 2 (0.56%) ITRS Geneos
2 2 (0.56%) Nagios
2 2 (0.56%) Netcool
2 2 (0.56%) Nmap
2 2 (0.56%) Nessus
3 1 (0.28%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 40 (11.24%) Oracle
2 34 (9.55%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.37%) Xamarin
3 12 (3.37%) Apple
4 11 (3.09%) MKS
4 11 (3.09%) Fujitsu
5 8 (2.25%) QNX
6 4 (1.12%) Xilinx
7 3 (0.84%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.56%) IBM
8 2 (0.56%) Adobe
8 2 (0.56%) Google
8 2 (0.56%) Telerik
8 2 (0.56%) InterSystems
9 1 (0.28%) SAP
9 1 (0.28%) Salesforce.com
9 1 (0.28%) Sun
9 1 (0.28%) HP
9 1 (0.28%) EMC
9 1 (0.28%) Intel
Warwick, Warwickshire
Oscar Associates (UK) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £55000 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 14 hours ago
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
ReThink Recruitment
Salary: £22000.00 - £28000.00 per annum + BENEFITS
Posted: 19 hours ago
Ledbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum + comprehensive benefits!
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Great Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Ledbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Stafford
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £48000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Ledbury
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Worcester
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £47000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 15 days ago
Halesowen
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £20000 - £22000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £42000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 19 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago