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 24 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 94 90 97
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 152 141 153
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.68% 2.62% 2.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.97% 5.54% 5.52%
Number of salaries quoted 140 133 149
Median salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,550 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £48,800 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.40% +3.75%
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
2546 2547 2774
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 44.81% 47.31% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 2137 2257 2362
Median salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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 24 September 2016.

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 24 September 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
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 -26 52 £37,500 -6.25% 11
Warwickshire +31 49 £35,000 +12.00% 2
Coventry 0 21 £36,000 +2.85% 1
Staffordshire -4 8 £27,500 +10.00% 1
Worcestershire -11 6 £40,000 +14.28% 2
Shropshire -7 4 £40,000 -
Dudley -2 3 £22,500 -25.00%
Wolverhampton -8 1 £32,500 -27.77%
Herefordshire - 1 £23,000 - 1
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 24 September 2016, 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++.

1 105 (38.04%) Linux
2 96 (34.78%) C#
3 93 (33.70%) Degree
4 90 (32.61%) Software Engineering
4 90 (32.61%) C
5 84 (30.43%) SQL
6 73 (26.45%) Java
7 71 (25.72%) Agile Software Development
8 68 (24.64%) Python
9 67 (24.28%) Git (software)
10 66 (23.91%) .NET
11 65 (23.55%) Computer Science
12 64 (23.19%) JavaScript
13 61 (22.10%) Subversion
14 58 (21.01%) Games
15 53 (19.20%) HTML
16 52 (18.84%) Windows
17 45 (16.30%) Scrum
18 40 (14.49%) OO
19 39 (14.13%) XML
20 35 (12.68%) Microsoft
21 34 (12.32%) OOP
21 34 (12.32%) Unix
21 34 (12.32%) Physics
22 33 (11.96%) Mathematics
23 31 (11.23%) Mercurial
24 30 (10.87%) MySQL
25 29 (10.51%) ASP.NET
25 29 (10.51%) CSS
25 29 (10.51%) JIRA

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 18 (6.52%) Apache
2 7 (2.54%) SAS
3 4 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.45%) Facebook Platform
4 2 (0.72%) Apache Spark
4 2 (0.72%) Confluence
5 1 (0.36%) SharePoint
Applications
1 6 (2.17%) MS Office
2 3 (1.09%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.72%) Blender
3 2 (0.72%) SPSS
4 1 (0.36%) TargetLink
Business Applications
1 2 (0.72%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (0.36%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.36%) Line 500
2 1 (0.36%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.36%) OpenText Process Suite
2 1 (0.36%) Sage 1000
2 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
2 1 (0.36%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 13 (4.71%) SaaS
2 7 (2.54%) Microsoft Azure
3 4 (1.45%) IaaS
3 4 (1.45%) PaaS
4 2 (0.72%) Amazon AWS
4 2 (0.72%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (0.72%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 15 (5.43%) TCP/IP
2 14 (5.07%) HTTP
3 3 (1.09%) Internet
4 2 (0.72%) CTI
5 1 (0.36%) Broadband
5 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.36%) VoIP
5 1 (0.36%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 30 (10.87%) MySQL
2 24 (8.70%) MongoDB
3 22 (7.97%) NoSQL
3 22 (7.97%) Redis
4 12 (4.35%) Relational Database
5 7 (2.54%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.17%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.81%) PostgreSQL
8 2 (0.72%) Apache Accumulo
8 2 (0.72%) Big Data
8 2 (0.72%) Data Mining
8 2 (0.72%) Hadoop
8 2 (0.72%) IBM InfoSphere
8 2 (0.72%) Neo4j
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.36%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 67 (24.28%) Git (software)
2 61 (22.10%) Subversion
3 31 (11.23%) Mercurial
4 29 (10.51%) JIRA
5 26 (9.42%) Jenkins
6 24 (8.70%) Eclipse
7 15 (5.43%) Hudson
8 13 (4.71%) Visual Studio
9 8 (2.90%) CANoe
10 7 (2.54%) GDB
10 7 (2.54%) VectorCAST
11 5 (1.81%) Vagrant
12 4 (1.45%) CMake
13 3 (1.09%) JIRA Agile
14 2 (0.72%) Clang
14 2 (0.72%) Jasmine
14 2 (0.72%) Karma Test Runner
14 2 (0.72%) Robot Framework
14 2 (0.72%) Team Foundation Server
14 2 (0.72%) Xcode
General
1 58 (21.01%) Games
2 19 (6.88%) Electronics
3 14 (5.07%) Automotive
4 9 (3.26%) Finance
5 6 (2.17%) Aerospace
6 5 (1.81%) Advertising
6 5 (1.81%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.81%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.81%) Marketing
6 5 (1.81%) Retail
7 4 (1.45%) Avionics
7 4 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.72%) Publishing
9 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 116 (42.03%) Developer
2 80 (28.99%) Software Engineer
3 50 (18.12%) C++ Developer
4 47 (17.03%) Graduate
5 34 (12.32%) C++ Software Engineer
6 32 (11.59%) Graduate Developer
7 31 (11.23%) Programmer
8 26 (9.42%) Software Developer
9 25 (9.06%) Embedded Engineer
10 24 (8.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 22 (7.97%) Junior
12 20 (7.25%) Tester
13 19 (6.88%) Senior Developer
13 19 (6.88%) Software Tester
14 18 (6.52%) C# Software Engineer
14 18 (6.52%) Junior Developer
15 17 (6.16%) C++ Programmer
16 15 (5.43%) Senior Programmer
17 14 (5.07%) Applications Tester
18 13 (4.71%) .NET Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 66 (23.91%) .NET
2 53 (19.20%) HTML
3 39 (14.13%) XML
4 29 (10.51%) ASP.NET
4 29 (10.51%) CSS
5 28 (10.14%) JSON
6 22 (7.97%) HTML5
7 20 (7.25%) X-Windows
8 18 (6.52%) REST
9 17 (6.16%) Qt
10 16 (5.80%) CSS3
11 14 (5.07%) OpenGL
12 12 (4.35%) Node.js
13 11 (3.99%) .NET Framework
14 10 (3.62%) Entity Framework
14 10 (3.62%) RESTful
15 9 (3.26%) Flash
15 9 (3.26%) MFC
15 9 (3.26%) OpenCV
15 9 (3.26%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 65 (23.55%) Computer Science
2 34 (12.32%) Physics
3 33 (11.96%) Mathematics
4 17 (6.16%) Analytical Skills
5 13 (4.71%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (3.99%) Algorithms
7 10 (3.62%) Enterprise Software
8 9 (3.26%) Embedded Systems
9 7 (2.54%) CUDA
9 7 (2.54%) Statistics
10 6 (2.17%) Mobile App
11 5 (1.81%) 3D Graphics
11 5 (1.81%) Animation
11 5 (1.81%) iPad
12 4 (1.45%) Fat Client
12 4 (1.45%) Online Gambling
12 4 (1.45%) Thin Client
13 3 (1.09%) Data Structures
13 3 (1.09%) Life Science
13 3 (1.09%) VHDL
Operating Systems
1 105 (38.04%) Linux
2 52 (18.84%) Windows
3 34 (12.32%) Unix
4 27 (9.78%) Mac OS X
5 16 (5.80%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (4.35%) Android
7 6 (2.17%) Apple iOS
8 4 (1.45%) Mac OS
8 4 (1.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.36%) MeeGo
9 1 (0.36%) OpenVMS
9 1 (0.36%) Tizen
9 1 (0.36%) VMS
9 1 (0.36%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 90 (32.61%) Software Engineering
2 71 (25.72%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (16.30%) Scrum
4 40 (14.49%) OO
5 34 (12.32%) OOP
6 28 (10.14%) TDD
7 22 (7.97%) Mentoring
8 21 (7.61%) Test Scripting
9 19 (6.88%) Open Source
10 18 (6.52%) Business Intelligence
11 17 (6.16%) Game Development
12 16 (5.80%) Analytics
13 14 (5.07%) BDD
13 14 (5.07%) Embedded Software Development
14 13 (4.71%) MVC
15 12 (4.35%) Prototyping
15 12 (4.35%) Web Development
16 11 (3.99%) Computer Vision
17 10 (3.62%) Image Processing
17 10 (3.62%) Product Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (34.78%) C#
2 90 (32.61%) C
3 84 (30.43%) SQL
4 73 (26.45%) Java
5 68 (24.64%) Python
6 64 (23.19%) JavaScript
7 23 (8.33%) PHP
8 19 (6.88%) Bash Shell
9 12 (4.35%) Embedded C
9 12 (4.35%) Embedded C++
9 12 (4.35%) VB.NET
10 9 (3.26%) ActionScript
10 9 (3.26%) Fortran
10 9 (3.26%) Lua
10 9 (3.26%) Ruby
10 9 (3.26%) VB
11 8 (2.90%) Go
12 7 (2.54%) R
13 6 (2.17%) Apex Code
13 6 (2.17%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 93 (33.70%) Degree
2 13 (4.71%) Microsoft Certification
3 7 (2.54%) PhD
4 2 (0.72%) DV Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) SC Cleared
4 2 (0.72%) Security Cleared
5 1 (0.36%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.17%) QA
2 4 (1.45%) DO-178B
3 3 (1.09%) GAMP
3 3 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.72%) TickIT
5 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.36%) ISO 9000
5 1 (0.36%) JTAG
5 1 (0.36%) MISRA
5 1 (0.36%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (2.54%) Cygwin
1 7 (2.54%) Firmware
2 2 (0.72%) Apache ZooKeeper
2 2 (0.72%) Docker
Systems Management
1 5 (1.81%) Ansible
2 2 (0.72%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 35 (12.68%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.26%) Adobe
2 9 (3.26%) Perforce
3 8 (2.90%) Fujitsu
4 7 (2.54%) MKS
5 6 (2.17%) Oracle
5 6 (2.17%) Salesforce.com
6 4 (1.45%) Facebook
6 4 (1.45%) Red Hat
7 3 (1.09%) Google
7 3 (1.09%) IBM
8 2 (0.72%) Atlassian
8 2 (0.72%) Atmel
8 2 (0.72%) Intel
8 2 (0.72%) MicroStrategy
8 2 (0.72%) Tableau
9 1 (0.36%) Apple
9 1 (0.36%) DevExpress
9 1 (0.36%) Sage
9 1 (0.36%) VMware
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
William-Arthur & Associates
Salary: Up to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Audentia Recruitment LTD
Salary: From £35,000 to £55,000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: Yesterday
Alcester, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + bonus package + pension + health care
Posted: 4 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £26000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
West Midlands
TEKsystems
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Churchill Frank International
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
X4 Group
Salary: £40k - 45k per year + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £46000 per annum + healthcare, flexi time, pension
Posted: 5 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £20000 - £25000 per annum + benefits + training
Posted: 5 days ago
Hereford, Herefordshire
Total Recruitment Specialists Limited / TRG / Total recruitment group
Salary: £20000 - £26000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Pertemps Worcester
Salary: From £30,000 to £35,000 per annum
Posted: 8 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + pension, healthcare, flexi working
Posted: 5 days ago
Warwickshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + Full Company Benefits
Posted: 8 days ago
Coventry
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits inc. Healthcare
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Bonus + Benefits
Posted: 22 days ago