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 5 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
5 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 118 89 128
Rank change year-on-year
-29 +39
Permanent jobs citing C++ 117 133 115
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.10% 2.62% 2.01%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.37% 5.52% 4.11%
Number of salaries quoted 114 123 100
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £51,750 £50,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%
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
2679 2410 2796
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 48.03% 47.53% 48.94%
Number of salaries quoted 2241 2147 2519
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 5 December 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 5 December 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 -11 42 £40,000 -3.61% 6
Warwickshire +16 30 £32,500 -18.75% 3
Coventry +7 16 £38,000 +8.57% 1
Worcestershire -19 10 £36,250 -3.33% 6
Herefordshire - 7 £35,750 -
Staffordshire -18 4 £39,750 +59.00% 1
Solihull - 2 £37,500 - 4
Walsall +15 1 £30,000 -29.41%
Shropshire -9 1 £30,000 +3.44%
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 5 December 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++.

1 111 (40.36%) Linux
2 104 (37.82%) C#
3 94 (34.18%) C
4 81 (29.45%) Python
5 80 (29.09%) Software Engineering
6 75 (27.27%) Degree
7 72 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
8 70 (25.45%) Java
9 69 (25.09%) JavaScript
10 64 (23.27%) Git (software)
11 61 (22.18%) .NET
12 60 (21.82%) SQL
13 52 (18.91%) Games
14 51 (18.55%) Subversion
15 49 (17.82%) Computer Science
16 47 (17.09%) Windows
17 45 (16.36%) HTML
18 44 (16.00%) XML
19 40 (14.55%) Physics
20 39 (14.18%) Scrum
20 39 (14.18%) JIRA
20 39 (14.18%) Microsoft
21 36 (13.09%) Mathematics
22 34 (12.36%) JSON
23 33 (12.00%) MySQL
24 31 (11.27%) ASP.NET
25 29 (10.55%) CSS
25 29 (10.55%) Unix
25 29 (10.55%) Jenkins
26 28 (10.18%) Mercurial

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 19 (6.91%) Apache
2 7 (2.55%) SAS
3 4 (1.45%) Elasticsearch
3 4 (1.45%) SharePoint
4 3 (1.09%) IIS
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Solr
5 1 (0.36%) Apache Spark
5 1 (0.36%) CMS
Applications
1 6 (2.18%) MS Office
2 3 (1.09%) Blender
3 2 (0.73%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.73%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 4 (1.45%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.09%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.09%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (0.73%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.36%) Line 500
4 1 (0.36%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.36%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.36%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 6 (2.18%) SaaS
2 3 (1.09%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.73%) Amazon AWS
4 1 (0.36%) Cloud Computing
4 1 (0.36%) IaaS
4 1 (0.36%) Microsoft Azure
4 1 (0.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (8.00%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.27%) HTTP
3 3 (1.09%) Bluetooth
3 3 (1.09%) DNS
3 3 (1.09%) Internet
3 3 (1.09%) SNMP
4 2 (0.73%) Ethernet
4 2 (0.73%) RS-232
4 2 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (0.36%) Broadband
5 1 (0.36%) Firewall
5 1 (0.36%) HTTPS
5 1 (0.36%) Skype
5 1 (0.36%) VoIP
5 1 (0.36%) Wireless
5 1 (0.36%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (12.00%) MySQL
2 25 (9.09%) Redis
3 24 (8.73%) MongoDB
4 21 (7.64%) NoSQL
5 18 (6.55%) SQL Server
6 6 (2.18%) Relational Database
7 5 (1.82%) PostgreSQL
8 3 (1.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
9 2 (0.73%) BODI
9 2 (0.73%) BusinessObjects
9 2 (0.73%) Data Mining
9 2 (0.73%) QlikView
9 2 (0.73%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (0.36%) Big Data
10 1 (0.36%) Hadoop
10 1 (0.36%) HBase
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2005
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2008
10 1 (0.36%) SQL Server 2012
Development Applications
1 64 (23.27%) Git (software)
2 51 (18.55%) Subversion
3 39 (14.18%) JIRA
4 29 (10.55%) Jenkins
5 28 (10.18%) Mercurial
6 24 (8.73%) Eclipse
7 19 (6.91%) Visual Studio
8 15 (5.45%) Hudson
9 13 (4.73%) Selenium
10 12 (4.36%) Robot Framework
11 8 (2.91%) CANoe
12 7 (2.55%) VectorCAST
13 6 (2.18%) GDB
14 5 (1.82%) Vagrant
15 4 (1.45%) CMake
16 3 (1.09%) Jasmine
16 3 (1.09%) Karma Test Runner
16 3 (1.09%) Maven
17 2 (0.73%) ClearQuest
17 2 (0.73%) Cucumber
General
1 52 (18.91%) Games
2 24 (8.73%) Electronics
3 14 (5.09%) Automotive
4 10 (3.64%) Finance
5 9 (3.27%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.82%) Financial Institution
6 5 (1.82%) Marketing
7 4 (1.45%) Advertising
7 4 (1.45%) Pharmaceutical
8 3 (1.09%) Retail
9 2 (0.73%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.73%) Publishing
10 1 (0.36%) Legal
10 1 (0.36%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 115 (41.82%) Developer
2 65 (23.64%) Software Engineer
3 56 (20.36%) Graduate
4 44 (16.00%) Graduate Developer
5 43 (15.64%) C++ Developer
6 35 (12.73%) Programmer
7 32 (11.64%) Embedded Engineer
8 29 (10.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 27 (9.82%) C++ Software Engineer
9 27 (9.82%) Software Developer
10 24 (8.73%) Junior
11 22 (8.00%) Tester
12 20 (7.27%) Senior Programmer
13 19 (6.91%) Junior Developer
14 17 (6.18%) C# Developer
14 17 (6.18%) C++ Programmer
14 17 (6.18%) Software Tester
15 14 (5.09%) .NET Developer
15 14 (5.09%) C# Software Engineer
15 14 (5.09%) Senior C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (22.18%) .NET
2 45 (16.36%) HTML
3 44 (16.00%) XML
4 34 (12.36%) JSON
5 31 (11.27%) ASP.NET
6 29 (10.55%) CSS
7 20 (7.27%) REST
8 19 (6.91%) X-Windows
9 17 (6.18%) HTML5
10 14 (5.09%) OpenGL
11 13 (4.73%) Qt
12 11 (4.00%) Node.js
12 11 (4.00%) Unity (Game Engine)
13 10 (3.64%) OpenCV
14 9 (3.27%) .NET Framework
14 9 (3.27%) CSS3
14 9 (3.27%) Flash
14 9 (3.27%) RESTful
14 9 (3.27%) WebGL
15 8 (2.91%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 49 (17.82%) Computer Science
2 40 (14.55%) Physics
3 36 (13.09%) Mathematics
4 12 (4.36%) Algorithms
5 10 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (2.91%) Enterprise Software
7 7 (2.55%) Artificial Intelligence
7 7 (2.55%) Mobile App
7 7 (2.55%) Statistics
8 6 (2.18%) CUDA
9 5 (1.82%) Animation
9 5 (1.82%) Data Structures
10 4 (1.45%) Embedded Systems
10 4 (1.45%) iPad
11 3 (1.09%) Life Science
11 3 (1.09%) Oculus Rift
12 2 (0.73%) CAN bus
12 2 (0.73%) Device Driver
12 2 (0.73%) Fintech
12 2 (0.73%) Mobile Games
Operating Systems
1 111 (40.36%) Linux
2 47 (17.09%) Windows
3 29 (10.55%) Unix
4 22 (8.00%) Mac OS X
5 17 (6.18%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (4.36%) Android
7 9 (3.27%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.82%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.73%) MeeGo
9 2 (0.73%) Tizen
10 1 (0.36%) Mac OS
10 1 (0.36%) OpenVMS
10 1 (0.36%) VMS
10 1 (0.36%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 80 (29.09%) Software Engineering
2 72 (26.18%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (14.18%) Scrum
4 27 (9.82%) OOP
5 25 (9.09%) Business Intelligence
6 24 (8.73%) OO
7 22 (8.00%) Test Scripting
8 21 (7.64%) Automation Testing
9 19 (6.91%) Open Source
10 18 (6.55%) MVC
10 18 (6.55%) TDD
11 15 (5.45%) Mentoring
12 14 (5.09%) Prototyping
13 13 (4.73%) Image Processing
14 12 (4.36%) Analytics
14 12 (4.36%) Embedded Software Development
14 12 (4.36%) Machine Learning
15 11 (4.00%) Multithreading
16 10 (3.64%) Automated Testing
16 10 (3.64%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 104 (37.82%) C#
2 94 (34.18%) C
3 81 (29.45%) Python
4 70 (25.45%) Java
5 69 (25.09%) JavaScript
6 60 (21.82%) SQL
7 23 (8.36%) PHP
8 22 (8.00%) Bash Shell
9 16 (5.82%) Embedded C
10 15 (5.45%) VB.NET
11 10 (3.64%) Embedded C++
11 10 (3.64%) Go
11 10 (3.64%) Lua
11 10 (3.64%) Ruby
12 9 (3.27%) ActionScript
13 7 (2.55%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.55%) Perl
13 7 (2.55%) R
14 6 (2.18%) Fortran
14 6 (2.18%) VB
Qualifications
1 75 (27.27%) Degree
2 11 (4.00%) PhD
3 7 (2.55%) ISTQB
3 7 (2.55%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.09%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.73%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.73%) Security Cleared
6 1 (0.36%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.18%) QA
2 4 (1.45%) MISRA
3 3 (1.09%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.73%) JTAG
4 2 (0.73%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.36%) GAMP
5 1 (0.36%) IEC 61508
5 1 (0.36%) ISO26262
5 1 (0.36%) TickIT
System Software
1 13 (4.73%) Firmware
2 6 (2.18%) Cygwin
3 3 (1.09%) Docker
4 1 (0.36%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.36%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.36%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 5 (1.82%) Ansible
2 3 (1.09%) Kubernetes
3 1 (0.36%) Oozie
Vendors
1 39 (14.18%) Microsoft
2 10 (3.64%) Perforce
3 9 (3.27%) Adobe
4 7 (2.55%) Fujitsu
4 7 (2.55%) Google
5 6 (2.18%) MKS
6 5 (1.82%) Red Hat
6 5 (1.82%) Salesforce.com
7 4 (1.45%) Oracle
8 3 (1.09%) HP
8 3 (1.09%) Intel
8 3 (1.09%) NEC
9 2 (0.73%) Apple
9 2 (0.73%) Atmel
9 2 (0.73%) Fiorano
9 2 (0.73%) MicroStrategy
9 2 (0.73%) Renesas
9 2 (0.73%) Tableau
10 1 (0.36%) DevExpress
10 1 (0.36%) Freescale
Warwickshire
Crimson Ltd
Salary: £38000 - £43000 per annum
Posted: 1 hour ago
Coventry
Churchill Frank
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bonus
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £40000.00 - £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Vantage Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £60,000 (With Exceptional Package)
Posted: 4 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Montagu Olsen Associates
Salary: From £25,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 37,000 - 43,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Burton-On-Trent, Staffordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum, Benefits Flexible Working, Gym Membership,
Posted: 5 days ago
Malvern, Worcestershire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £20000 - £26000 per annum + pension +25 days holiday
Posted: 4 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Exposed Solutions
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ENTERPRISE RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum, 10% of time for hobby projects + more!
Posted: 5 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Capita Resourcing - IT Resourcing
Salary: £38000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
ISL
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + pension, flexi working, bonus
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
EMBS Ltd
Salary: £35k - 450k per year + Benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester
Pro-Quest
Salary: 30000 Per Annum + benefits
Posted: 18 days ago
Birmingham
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Car, Bonus, Holiday, Pension
Posted: 7 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £0 - £40,000 per year
Posted: 12 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 12 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 24 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 24 days ago