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 3 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 76 91 58
Rank change year-on-year
+15 -33
Permanent jobs citing C++ 164 150 206
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.93% 2.74% 3.73%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.22% 5.56% 7.91%
Number of salaries quoted 152 144 188
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £22,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £48,950 £55,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
2635 2697 2605
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 47.13% 49.28% 47.17%
Number of salaries quoted 2334 2281 2327
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 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 3 September 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 3 September 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
Birmingham +32 51 £37,500 -6.25% 6
Worcestershire +19 41 £35,000 - 12
Warwickshire -22 22 £30,000 -33.33% 8
Coventry +2 19 £35,000 -6.66% 5
Staffordshire -24 16 £35,000 - 3
Wolverhampton -2 6 £45,000 +38.46%
Shropshire -3 6 £40,000 -11.11%
Solihull +14 5 £30,500 -8.95% 2
Dudley - 4 £30,250 -
Halesowen - 1 £26,500 -
Walsall - 1 £70,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £52,500 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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++.

1 181 (52.62%) Software Engineering
2 173 (50.29%) C#
3 126 (36.63%) Degree
4 124 (36.05%) .NET
5 119 (34.59%) Computer Science
6 112 (32.56%) SQL
7 109 (31.69%) HTML
8 106 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
9 88 (25.58%) Java
9 88 (25.58%) C
10 80 (23.26%) JavaScript
11 67 (19.48%) Windows
12 61 (17.73%) ASP.NET
13 60 (17.44%) Visual Studio
13 60 (17.44%) Linux
14 55 (15.99%) Mathematics
15 54 (15.70%) Games
16 53 (15.41%) Subversion
17 50 (14.53%) SQL Server
18 48 (13.95%) CSS
19 45 (13.08%) MVC
19 45 (13.08%) Git (software)
20 42 (12.21%) Scrum
20 42 (12.21%) Finance
20 42 (12.21%) XML
21 41 (11.92%) WPF
22 39 (11.34%) Mentoring
23 37 (10.76%) Oracle
24 36 (10.47%) Python
24 36 (10.47%) TDD

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

For the 6 months to 3 September 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 4 (1.16%) Node.js
2 1 (0.29%) Apache Pig
2 1 (0.29%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.29%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 5 (1.45%) Simulink
2 3 (0.87%) MS Excel
3 2 (0.58%) Fireworks
3 2 (0.58%) Photoshop
3 2 (0.58%) MS Project
3 2 (0.58%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.29%) Adobe After Effects
4 1 (0.29%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 1 (0.29%) SAP Oil and Gas
1 1 (0.29%) Odoo
Cloud Services
1 6 (1.74%) SaaS
2 1 (0.29%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (6.98%) TCP/IP
2 18 (5.23%) Internet
3 8 (2.33%) Modbus
4 5 (1.45%) Ethernet
5 3 (0.87%) LAN
5 3 (0.87%) WAN
5 3 (0.87%) Network Security
6 2 (0.58%) Wireless
7 1 (0.29%) ISDN
7 1 (0.29%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.29%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 50 (14.53%) SQL Server
2 14 (4.07%) MongoDB
3 12 (3.49%) SQLite
4 9 (2.62%) NoSQL
5 8 (2.33%) MySQL
6 4 (1.16%) Riak
7 3 (0.87%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.58%) Relational Database
8 2 (0.58%) SQL Server 2012
8 2 (0.58%) InterSystems Cache
8 2 (0.58%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.58%) Data Warehouse
9 1 (0.29%) Data Mining
9 1 (0.29%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.29%) PostgreSQL
9 1 (0.29%) Crystal Reports
9 1 (0.29%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.29%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 60 (17.44%) Visual Studio
2 53 (15.41%) Subversion
3 45 (13.08%) Git (software)
4 11 (3.20%) VectorCAST
4 11 (3.20%) CANoe
5 10 (2.91%) Team Foundation Server
6 7 (2.03%) JIRA
7 4 (1.16%) Mercurial
8 3 (0.87%) CMake
9 2 (0.58%) Metasploit
9 2 (0.58%) PVCS
9 2 (0.58%) VSS/SourceSafe
10 1 (0.29%) LoadRunner
10 1 (0.29%) JMeter
10 1 (0.29%) Rational DOORS
10 1 (0.29%) Hudson
10 1 (0.29%) gulp
10 1 (0.29%) Jenkins
10 1 (0.29%) Grunt
10 1 (0.29%) Facilita Forecast
General
1 54 (15.70%) Games
2 42 (12.21%) Finance
3 34 (9.88%) Electronics
4 17 (4.94%) Automotive
4 17 (4.94%) Pharmaceutical
5 8 (2.33%) Telecoms
6 7 (2.03%) Advertising
7 6 (1.74%) Retail
8 3 (0.87%) Manufacturing
9 2 (0.58%) Marketing
10 1 (0.29%) Investment Banking
10 1 (0.29%) Banking
Job Titles
1 143 (41.57%) Developer
2 128 (37.21%) Software Engineer
3 58 (16.86%) C++ Developer
4 49 (14.24%) Graduate
5 45 (13.08%) Software Developer
6 43 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
7 40 (11.63%) Junior
8 33 (9.59%) Senior Developer
9 29 (8.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 24 (6.98%) Team Leader
11 23 (6.69%) C# Developer
12 22 (6.40%) Junior Developer
13 20 (5.81%) .NET Developer
14 19 (5.52%) C# .NET Developer
15 18 (5.23%) Junior Software Engineer
15 18 (5.23%) Senior C++ Developer
16 17 (4.94%) Graduate Software Engineer
17 16 (4.65%) Tester
18 14 (4.07%) Software Tester
18 14 (4.07%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 124 (36.05%) .NET
2 109 (31.69%) HTML
3 61 (17.73%) ASP.NET
4 48 (13.95%) CSS
5 42 (12.21%) XML
6 41 (11.92%) WPF
7 35 (10.17%) HTML5
8 22 (6.40%) WinForms
8 22 (6.40%) MFC
9 21 (6.10%) jQuery
10 17 (4.94%) ASP.NET MVC
10 17 (4.94%) Middleware
11 16 (4.65%) DirectX
12 15 (4.36%) AngularJS
13 13 (3.78%) WCF
13 13 (3.78%) Unity (Game Engine)
14 12 (3.49%) iOS SDK
14 12 (3.49%) OpenGL
15 10 (2.91%) Qt
16 9 (2.62%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 119 (34.59%) Computer Science
2 55 (15.99%) Mathematics
3 27 (7.85%) Physics
4 25 (7.27%) Algorithms
5 14 (4.07%) User Experience
5 14 (4.07%) Artificial Intelligence
6 11 (3.20%) Thin Client
6 11 (3.20%) Fat Client
7 10 (2.91%) Data Structures
7 10 (2.91%) Client/Server
8 8 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
9 7 (2.03%) Life Science
9 7 (2.03%) 3D Graphics
10 6 (1.74%) Device Driver
11 5 (1.45%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
11 5 (1.45%) Animation
12 4 (1.16%) VHDL
12 4 (1.16%) Management Information System
12 4 (1.16%) Biotechnology
13 3 (0.87%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 67 (19.48%) Windows
2 60 (17.44%) Linux
3 24 (6.98%) Android
4 18 (5.23%) Apple iOS
5 17 (4.94%) UNIX
6 6 (1.74%) Nucleus RTOS
7 3 (0.87%) Windows Mobile
8 1 (0.29%) VxWorks
8 1 (0.29%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 181 (52.62%) Software Engineering
2 106 (30.81%) Agile Software Development
3 45 (13.08%) MVC
4 42 (12.21%) Scrum
5 39 (11.34%) Mentoring
6 36 (10.47%) TDD
7 26 (7.56%) SDLC
8 24 (6.98%) Open Source
9 20 (5.81%) Image Processing
9 20 (5.81%) OO
10 18 (5.23%) BDD
11 17 (4.94%) Multithreading
11 17 (4.94%) UML
12 16 (4.65%) OOP
13 14 (4.07%) Android Development
13 14 (4.07%) Functional Programming
14 13 (3.78%) E-Commerce
15 12 (3.49%) Pattern Recognition
15 12 (3.49%) Waterfall
16 11 (3.20%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 173 (50.29%) C#
2 112 (32.56%) SQL
3 88 (25.58%) Java
3 88 (25.58%) C
4 80 (23.26%) JavaScript
5 36 (10.47%) Python
6 26 (7.56%) VB.NET
7 24 (6.98%) PHP
7 24 (6.98%) Embedded C
7 24 (6.98%) Embedded C++
8 22 (6.40%) VB
9 18 (5.23%) VC++
10 14 (4.07%) Erlang
11 13 (3.78%) VB6
12 10 (2.91%) Scala
12 10 (2.91%) Haskell
13 8 (2.33%) VBScript
13 8 (2.33%) PL/SQL
14 7 (2.03%) Perl
14 7 (2.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 126 (36.63%) Degree
2 17 (4.94%) PhD
3 7 (2.03%) Security Cleared
4 5 (1.45%) DV Cleared
5 4 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 4 (1.16%) HND
6 3 (0.87%) HNC
6 3 (0.87%) NVQ Level 4
7 2 (0.58%) SC Cleared
7 2 (0.58%) ISTQB Advanced Certification
7 2 (0.58%) Postgraduate
8 1 (0.29%) MCSD
8 1 (0.29%) MCPD
8 1 (0.29%) ISEB
8 1 (0.29%) Microsoft Certification
8 1 (0.29%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.29%) Chartered Engineer
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 14 (4.07%) ISO 9001
2 7 (2.03%) GAMP
3 6 (1.74%) TickIT
4 4 (1.16%) QA
5 2 (0.58%) HL7
6 1 (0.29%) IEC 61508
System Software
1 7 (2.03%) Firmware
2 1 (0.29%) Apache Flume
Systems Management
1 5 (1.45%) MOM
2 2 (0.58%) Netcool
2 2 (0.58%) Nagios
2 2 (0.58%) Nessus
2 2 (0.58%) Nmap
2 2 (0.58%) ITRS Geneos
3 1 (0.29%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 37 (10.76%) Oracle
2 31 (9.01%) Microsoft
3 12 (3.49%) Apple
3 12 (3.49%) Xamarin
4 11 (3.20%) Fujitsu
4 11 (3.20%) MKS
5 6 (1.74%) QNX
6 4 (1.16%) Xilinx
7 3 (0.87%) Atlassian
7 3 (0.87%) Adobe
8 2 (0.58%) InterSystems
8 2 (0.58%) IBM
8 2 (0.58%) Telerik
9 1 (0.29%) Zend
9 1 (0.29%) SAP
9 1 (0.29%) Sun
9 1 (0.29%) HP
9 1 (0.29%) EMC
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
X4 Group
Salary: £25k - 40k per year
Posted: 1 hour ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £30000 - £42000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 hours ago
West Midlands
ISL
Salary: £50000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £52000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Lichfield, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 8 hours ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40k - £50k per annum + Pension, 25 days, Flexi-time
Posted: 20 hours ago
Worcestershire
Hudson IT
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Bromsgrove, Worcestershire
Ascent People Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + Pension, 25 days, Flexi-time
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 30,000 - 40,000 + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
Leamington Spa, Warwickshire
Applause IT Innovation
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
Worcester, Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 10 days ago