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 15 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
15 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 88 67 51
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 149 192 232
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.71% 3.51% 4.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.44% 7.49% 9.02%
Number of salaries quoted 145 172 201
Average salary £37,500 £37,500 £37,500
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
2738 2564 2572
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 49.74% 46.87% 52.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2323 2281 2264
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £51,000 £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 15 September 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 15 September 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 +26 48 £35,000 -6.66% 4
Warwickshire -3 39 £45,000 +12.50%
Birmingham -31 27 £39,000 +4.00% 6
Worcestershire -10 17 £32,500 +10.16% 2
Coventry -24 9 £37,500 +15.38% 1
Shropshire -1 6 £45,000 -5.26%
Solihull +1 1 £33,500 -2.89% 1
Wolverhampton - 1 £32,500 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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++.

1 191 (56.51%) C#
2 132 (39.05%) Degree
3 128 (37.87%) C
4 118 (34.91%) Software Engineering
5 110 (32.54%) .NET
6 87 (25.74%) Microsoft
7 83 (24.56%) Java
8 82 (24.26%) SQL Server
9 79 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
10 78 (23.08%) SQL
11 58 (17.16%) Computer Science
12 53 (15.68%) Windows
13 52 (15.38%) OO
14 49 (14.50%) Linux
14 49 (14.50%) VB.NET
14 49 (14.50%) HTML
15 48 (14.20%) Visual Studio
15 48 (14.20%) ASP.NET
15 48 (14.20%) Electronics
16 47 (13.91%) XML
17 42 (12.43%) UNIX
18 40 (11.83%) Oracle
19 35 (10.36%) Finance
19 35 (10.36%) Web Services
20 34 (10.06%) JavaScript
21 32 (9.47%) MS Excel
22 31 (9.17%) CSS
22 31 (9.17%) MVC
23 29 (8.58%) Scrum
23 29 (8.58%) OOP

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

For the 6 months to 15 September 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 12 (3.55%) Apache
2 8 (2.37%) Tomcat
3 5 (1.48%) SharePoint
3 5 (1.48%) BizTalk Server
4 3 (0.89%) Drupal
5 2 (0.59%) FileNet
6 1 (0.30%) CMS
6 1 (0.30%) IIS
6 1 (0.30%) Documentum
6 1 (0.30%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 32 (9.47%) MS Excel
2 16 (4.73%) MS Office
3 13 (3.85%) Simulink
4 10 (2.96%) Stateflow
4 10 (2.96%) MS PowerPoint
4 10 (2.96%) TargetLink
5 3 (0.89%) Adobe Illustrator
5 3 (0.89%) Doxygen
5 3 (0.89%) Fireworks
5 3 (0.89%) AutoCAD
5 3 (0.89%) Photoshop
6 2 (0.59%) SPSS
6 2 (0.59%) Maya
Business Applications
1 9 (2.66%) Agresso
2 7 (2.07%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.18%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (0.30%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (6.80%) TCP/IP
2 9 (2.66%) Ethernet
3 7 (2.07%) Bluetooth
4 5 (1.48%) Broadband
5 4 (1.18%) Internet
5 4 (1.18%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (0.59%) Modbus
6 2 (0.59%) DNS
6 2 (0.59%) LDAP
6 2 (0.59%) DHCP
7 1 (0.30%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 82 (24.26%) SQL Server
2 12 (3.55%) MySQL
2 12 (3.55%) Relational Database
3 11 (3.25%) Oracle Database
4 9 (2.66%) QlikView
5 8 (2.37%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.37%) SQL Server 2012
6 7 (2.07%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 5 (1.48%) MongoDB
7 5 (1.48%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (1.48%) Couchbase
8 3 (0.89%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (0.89%) Data Mining
8 3 (0.89%) Crystal Reports
9 2 (0.59%) Informix
9 2 (0.59%) DB2
9 2 (0.59%) RDBMS
9 2 (0.59%) Big Data
10 1 (0.30%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.30%) Oracle Database 11g
Development Applications
1 48 (14.20%) Visual Studio
2 16 (4.73%) Team Foundation Server
3 11 (3.25%) Git (software)
4 10 (2.96%) Rational DOORS
5 8 (2.37%) Subversion
6 6 (1.78%) ProC
6 6 (1.78%) Xcode
7 5 (1.48%) TeamCity
8 4 (1.18%) PVCS
8 4 (1.18%) VSS/SourceSafe
9 3 (0.89%) LabVIEW
9 3 (0.89%) VectorCAST
10 2 (0.59%) NUnit
10 2 (0.59%) JUnit
10 2 (0.59%) Maven
11 1 (0.30%) MorphX
11 1 (0.30%) JIRA
11 1 (0.30%) Selenium
11 1 (0.30%) JMeter
11 1 (0.30%) ClearCase
General
1 48 (14.20%) Electronics
2 35 (10.36%) Finance
3 28 (8.28%) Games
4 18 (5.33%) Manufacturing
5 17 (5.03%) Automotive
6 13 (3.85%) Retail
7 9 (2.66%) Military
8 8 (2.37%) Law
9 5 (1.48%) Banking
10 3 (0.89%) Marketing
10 3 (0.89%) Pharmaceutical
10 3 (0.89%) Financial Institution
11 2 (0.59%) Telecoms
11 2 (0.59%) Legal
11 2 (0.59%) Billing
12 1 (0.30%) Aerospace
12 1 (0.30%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 131 (38.76%) Developer
2 83 (24.56%) Software Engineer
3 58 (17.16%) Analyst
4 43 (12.72%) C# Developer
5 38 (11.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 37 (10.95%) Graduate
7 36 (10.65%) Programmer
8 35 (10.36%) .NET Developer
9 31 (9.17%) C# .NET Developer
10 27 (7.99%) Software Developer
11 22 (6.51%) Test Analyst
11 22 (6.51%) Graduate Developer
12 21 (6.21%) Junior
12 21 (6.21%) Development Manager
13 20 (5.92%) Senior Developer
13 20 (5.92%) Junior Developer
14 19 (5.62%) C++ Developer
14 19 (5.62%) Senior Software Engineer
15 18 (5.33%) Tester
16 17 (5.03%) Software Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 110 (32.54%) .NET
2 49 (14.50%) HTML
3 48 (14.20%) ASP.NET
4 47 (13.91%) XML
5 35 (10.36%) Web Services
6 31 (9.17%) CSS
7 27 (7.99%) WPF
8 26 (7.69%) jQuery
9 22 (6.51%) MFC
9 22 (6.51%) .NET Framework
10 18 (5.33%) WinForms
11 17 (5.03%) Ajax
11 17 (5.03%) WCF
12 10 (2.96%) XSLT
13 8 (2.37%) ASP.NET MVC
14 7 (2.07%) ADO.NET Entity Framework
15 6 (1.78%) REST
15 6 (1.78%) Symfony
15 6 (1.78%) OpenCL
15 6 (1.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 58 (17.16%) Computer Science
2 24 (7.10%) Mathematics
3 19 (5.62%) Embedded Systems
4 18 (5.33%) Smartcard
5 15 (4.44%) Firmware
6 13 (3.85%) Mobile Games
7 12 (3.55%) Physics
7 12 (3.55%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 11 (3.25%) Mobile App
9 10 (2.96%) VHDL
10 8 (2.37%) Analytical Skills
10 8 (2.37%) SCADA
11 7 (2.07%) User Experience
12 6 (1.78%) Social Media
13 5 (1.48%) CCTV
14 4 (1.18%) Management Information System
15 3 (0.89%) Device Driver
15 3 (0.89%) Motion Graphics
16 2 (0.59%) CUDA
16 2 (0.59%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 53 (15.68%) Windows
2 49 (14.50%) Linux
3 42 (12.43%) UNIX
4 12 (3.55%) Apple iOS
5 11 (3.25%) Android
6 8 (2.37%) Solaris
7 6 (1.78%) AIX
7 6 (1.78%) Embedded Linux
8 4 (1.18%) Windows CE
9 2 (0.59%) Windows Mobile
10 1 (0.30%) Nucleus RTOS
10 1 (0.30%) Windows 8
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone 8
10 1 (0.30%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (34.91%) Software Engineering
2 79 (23.37%) Agile Software Development
3 52 (15.38%) OO
4 31 (9.17%) MVC
5 29 (8.58%) Scrum
5 29 (8.58%) OOP
6 24 (7.10%) UML
6 24 (7.10%) TDD
6 24 (7.10%) Automated Testing
7 20 (5.92%) Product Management
8 19 (5.62%) Validation
9 18 (5.33%) QMS
9 18 (5.33%) Cyber Security
9 18 (5.33%) Low Latency
9 18 (5.33%) Line Management
10 17 (5.03%) Manual Testing
10 17 (5.03%) OOD
11 15 (4.44%) Web Development
12 14 (4.14%) Requirements Management
12 14 (4.14%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 191 (56.51%) C#
2 128 (37.87%) C
3 83 (24.56%) Java
4 78 (23.08%) SQL
5 49 (14.50%) VB.NET
6 34 (10.06%) JavaScript
7 23 (6.80%) PHP
7 23 (6.80%) Python
8 19 (5.62%) Embedded C
9 17 (5.03%) VB
9 17 (5.03%) VC++
10 15 (4.44%) Embedded C++
11 14 (4.14%) Assembly Language
11 14 (4.14%) Objective-C
12 11 (3.25%) Perl
13 10 (2.96%) PL/SQL
13 10 (2.96%) MATLAB
14 9 (2.66%) Scala
15 8 (2.37%) T-SQL
15 8 (2.37%) Delphi
Qualifications
1 132 (39.05%) Degree
2 10 (2.96%) PhD
3 7 (2.07%) ISEB
3 7 (2.07%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 5 (1.48%) Security Cleared
5 4 (1.18%) Microsoft Certification
6 2 (0.59%) MCP
6 2 (0.59%) HND
6 2 (0.59%) MCSE
6 2 (0.59%) Chartered Engineer
7 1 (0.30%) SC Cleared
7 1 (0.30%) PRINCE2 Practitioner
7 1 (0.30%) Postgraduate
7 1 (0.30%) MCAD
7 1 (0.30%) MCSD
7 1 (0.30%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (2.96%) ISO 9000
1 10 (2.96%) TickIT
2 4 (1.18%) QA
3 1 (0.30%) JTAG
System Software
1 2 (0.59%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 4 (1.18%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 87 (25.74%) Microsoft
2 40 (11.83%) Oracle
3 13 (3.85%) MKS
4 10 (2.96%) MathWorks
5 6 (1.78%) EMC
5 6 (1.78%) Twitter
5 6 (1.78%) Apple
6 5 (1.48%) Perforce
7 3 (0.89%) Fujitsu
7 3 (0.89%) IBM
7 3 (0.89%) Borland
7 3 (0.89%) JBoss
7 3 (0.89%) Adobe
7 3 (0.89%) Macromedia
8 2 (0.59%) VMware
8 2 (0.59%) Google
8 2 (0.59%) Freescale
9 1 (0.30%) Open Text
9 1 (0.30%) Zend
9 1 (0.30%) Atmel
Stoke-On-Trent, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-38,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000-45,000
Posted: 12 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £25000 - £28000 per annum + Pension
Posted: 19 hours ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Saxon Recruitment Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £35000 to £50000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Dudley, West Midlands (County)
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
BARCLAY ANDERSON LIMITED
Salary: From £35,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cannock, Staffordshire
Blues Point Ltd
Salary: From £32,000 to £35,000 per annum plus benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Spring Technology
Salary: £25000.00 - £34000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Kingfisher Consultancy
Salary: £20000 per annum + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
West Midlands
Ashdown IT
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands
Boston Capel
Salary: £20,000 - £30,000 depending on experience
Posted: 17 days ago
Staffordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 days ago
West Midlands
Nigel Frank International Limited - Newcastle
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 days ago