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 16 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
16 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
C++
England / West Midlands
Rank 102 94 116
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +22
Permanent jobs citing C++ 120 140 111
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 2.45% 2.74% 2.20%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.31% 6.13% 4.51%
Number of salaries quoted 116 124 95
Median salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £49,000 £48,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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
2262 2282 2459
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the West Midlands 46.14% 44.72% 48.76%
Number of salaries quoted 1925 1950 2224
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,300 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.65% +2.50%

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 16 January 2017.

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 16 January 2017. 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 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 +9 53 £45,000 +12.50% 9
Warwickshire +11 20 £40,000 - 5
Coventry +22 18 £42,500 +9.67% 3
Worcestershire -28 15 £37,500 - 3
Herefordshire - 5 £48,500 -
Solihull -7 3 £39,000 -2.50% 2
Staffordshire -10 3 £47,500 +90.00%
Shropshire -18 1 £30,000 +4.34%
Walsall - 1 £30,000 -
C++
England

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

For the 6 months to 16 January 2017, 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++.

1 114 (43.85%) Linux
2 96 (36.92%) C
3 93 (35.77%) C#
4 85 (32.69%) Java
5 81 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
6 80 (30.77%) Python
7 79 (30.38%) Software Engineering
8 76 (29.23%) JavaScript
9 58 (22.31%) Git (software)
10 55 (21.15%) Degree
11 51 (19.62%) .NET
12 49 (18.85%) JIRA
13 45 (17.31%) Subversion
14 41 (15.77%) SQL
15 40 (15.38%) Games
16 39 (15.00%) XML
17 37 (14.23%) Windows
17 37 (14.23%) Automation Testing
18 34 (13.08%) HTML
19 33 (12.69%) OOP
19 33 (12.69%) Scrum
19 33 (12.69%) Test Scripting
20 31 (11.92%) Computer Science
20 31 (11.92%) MySQL
21 30 (11.54%) Selenium
22 29 (11.15%) JSON
22 29 (11.15%) Jenkins
23 28 (10.77%) Microsoft
24 26 (10.00%) Unix
24 26 (10.00%) ASP.NET

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 (6.92%) Apache
2 4 (1.54%) IIS
2 4 (1.54%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.77%) Elasticsearch
3 2 (0.77%) Jetty
3 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Solr
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Spark
4 1 (0.38%) CMS
4 1 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 4 (1.54%) Simulink
1 4 (1.54%) Stateflow
2 3 (1.15%) MS Excel
2 3 (1.15%) MS Office
3 1 (0.38%) Blender
Business Applications
1 5 (1.92%) Dynamics CRM
2 3 (1.15%) OpenText MBPM
2 3 (1.15%) OpenText Process Suite
3 2 (0.77%) Dynamics AX
4 1 (0.38%) Line 500
4 1 (0.38%) Sage 1000
4 1 (0.38%) Sage 200
4 1 (0.38%) Sage X3
Cloud Services
1 4 (1.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.15%) Google Cloud Platform
2 3 (1.15%) SaaS
3 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 16 (6.15%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.08%) HTTP
3 5 (1.92%) Bluetooth
4 3 (1.15%) DNS
4 3 (1.15%) SNMP
5 2 (0.77%) Ethernet
5 2 (0.77%) Internet
5 2 (0.77%) RS-232
5 2 (0.77%) Skype
5 2 (0.77%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (0.77%) Wireless
5 2 (0.77%) ZigBee
6 1 (0.38%) Firewall
6 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 31 (11.92%) MySQL
2 22 (8.46%) Redis
3 21 (8.08%) MongoDB
3 21 (8.08%) SQL Server
4 19 (7.31%) NoSQL
5 8 (3.08%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.54%) PostgreSQL
6 4 (1.54%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
8 2 (0.77%) BODI
8 2 (0.77%) BusinessObjects
8 2 (0.77%) QlikView
8 2 (0.77%) RDBMS
9 1 (0.38%) Big Data
9 1 (0.38%) Hadoop
9 1 (0.38%) Riak
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2005
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 1 (0.38%) SQL Server 2012
9 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 58 (22.31%) Git (software)
2 49 (18.85%) JIRA
3 45 (17.31%) Subversion
4 30 (11.54%) Selenium
5 29 (11.15%) Jenkins
6 25 (9.62%) Mercurial
7 22 (8.46%) Eclipse
8 16 (6.15%) Hudson
9 15 (5.77%) Visual Studio
10 13 (5.00%) Robot Framework
11 7 (2.69%) CANoe
12 6 (2.31%) VectorCAST
13 4 (1.54%) CMake
13 4 (1.54%) GDB
13 4 (1.54%) Vagrant
14 3 (1.15%) Jasmine
14 3 (1.15%) Karma Test Runner
14 3 (1.15%) PVCS
15 2 (0.77%) GoCD
15 2 (0.77%) Octopus Deploy
General
1 40 (15.38%) Games
2 25 (9.62%) Electronics
3 20 (7.69%) Automotive
4 16 (6.15%) Finance
5 8 (3.08%) Manufacturing
6 5 (1.92%) Marketing
6 5 (1.92%) Retail
7 3 (1.15%) Advertising
7 3 (1.15%) Pharmaceutical
8 2 (0.77%) Publishing
9 1 (0.38%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.38%) Legal
Job Titles
1 102 (39.23%) Developer
2 60 (23.08%) Software Engineer
3 48 (18.46%) Graduate
4 42 (16.15%) Graduate Developer
5 35 (13.46%) Embedded Engineer
6 33 (12.69%) C++ Developer
6 33 (12.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 30 (11.54%) Programmer
8 23 (8.85%) Test Leader
9 22 (8.46%) Junior
10 20 (7.69%) Software Developer
11 18 (6.92%) C# Developer
11 18 (6.92%) Junior Developer
12 16 (6.15%) Senior Programmer
12 16 (6.15%) Tester
13 15 (5.77%) C++ Software Engineer
14 13 (5.00%) C++ Programmer
15 12 (4.62%) Automation Test Lead
15 12 (4.62%) Senior C++ Programmer
16 11 (4.23%) Graduate C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (19.62%) .NET
2 39 (15.00%) XML
3 34 (13.08%) HTML
4 29 (11.15%) JSON
5 26 (10.00%) ASP.NET
6 21 (8.08%) CSS
7 17 (6.54%) REST
8 14 (5.38%) X-Windows
9 13 (5.00%) HTML5
10 10 (3.85%) Qt
11 9 (3.46%) Node.js
12 8 (3.08%) Flash
12 8 (3.08%) Yocto
13 7 (2.69%) OpenGL
14 6 (2.31%) .NET Framework
14 6 (2.31%) Ajax
14 6 (2.31%) jQuery
14 6 (2.31%) Middleware
14 6 (2.31%) RESTful
14 6 (2.31%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 31 (11.92%) Computer Science
2 20 (7.69%) Mathematics
2 20 (7.69%) Physics
3 9 (3.46%) Algorithms
3 9 (3.46%) Mobile App
4 8 (3.08%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.08%) Embedded Systems
5 7 (2.69%) Enterprise Software
6 6 (2.31%) Fintech
7 5 (1.92%) Data Structures
8 4 (1.54%) Animation
8 4 (1.54%) CUDA
8 4 (1.54%) User Experience
9 3 (1.15%) Life Science
10 2 (0.77%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (0.77%) Blog
10 2 (0.77%) CAN bus
10 2 (0.77%) Device Driver
10 2 (0.77%) iPad
10 2 (0.77%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 114 (43.85%) Linux
2 37 (14.23%) Windows
3 26 (10.00%) Unix
4 16 (6.15%) Mac OS X
5 13 (5.00%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (4.62%) Android
7 9 (3.46%) Apple iOS
8 5 (1.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 2 (0.77%) Debian
10 1 (0.38%) MeeGo
10 1 (0.38%) SUSE
10 1 (0.38%) Tizen
10 1 (0.38%) Ubuntu
10 1 (0.38%) Windows CE
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (31.15%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (30.38%) Software Engineering
3 37 (14.23%) Automation Testing
4 33 (12.69%) OOP
4 33 (12.69%) Scrum
4 33 (12.69%) Test Scripting
5 21 (8.08%) Business Intelligence
6 17 (6.54%) MVC
7 16 (6.15%) Automated Testing
7 16 (6.15%) OO
8 15 (5.77%) TDD
9 14 (5.38%) Open Source
10 13 (5.00%) Prototyping
11 12 (4.62%) SDLC
12 11 (4.23%) Mentoring
13 9 (3.46%) CRM
14 8 (3.08%) Image Processing
14 8 (3.08%) Multithreading
15 7 (2.69%) BDD
15 7 (2.69%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 96 (36.92%) C
2 93 (35.77%) C#
3 85 (32.69%) Java
4 80 (30.77%) Python
5 76 (29.23%) JavaScript
6 41 (15.77%) SQL
7 22 (8.46%) Embedded C
7 22 (8.46%) PHP
8 15 (5.77%) Bash Shell
9 14 (5.38%) VB.NET
10 12 (4.62%) Embedded C++
11 9 (3.46%) Go
11 9 (3.46%) Lua
12 8 (3.08%) ActionScript
12 8 (3.08%) MATLAB
13 7 (2.69%) Ruby
14 6 (2.31%) Perl
15 5 (1.92%) VB
16 4 (1.54%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.54%) VC++
Qualifications
1 55 (21.15%) Degree
2 9 (3.46%) PhD
3 8 (3.08%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.15%) HND
4 3 (1.15%) Postgraduate
5 2 (0.77%) Microsoft Certification
5 2 (0.77%) SC Cleared
5 2 (0.77%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 12 (4.62%) MISRA
2 7 (2.69%) QA
3 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
4 2 (0.77%) IEC 61508
4 2 (0.77%) ISO26262
4 2 (0.77%) MISRA C
5 1 (0.38%) GAMP
5 1 (0.38%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (5.00%) Firmware
2 5 (1.92%) Docker
3 4 (1.54%) Cygwin
4 1 (0.38%) Apache Flume
4 1 (0.38%) Apache ZooKeeper
4 1 (0.38%) HDFS
Systems Management
1 6 (2.31%) Ansible
2 4 (1.54%) Puppet
3 2 (0.77%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (0.77%) Terraform
4 1 (0.38%) Kubernetes
4 1 (0.38%) Oozie
Vendors
1 28 (10.77%) Microsoft
2 9 (3.46%) Perforce
3 8 (3.08%) Adobe
3 8 (3.08%) Google
3 8 (3.08%) Oracle
4 6 (2.31%) Fujitsu
4 6 (2.31%) Red Hat
5 5 (1.92%) Green Hills
5 5 (1.92%) MKS
5 5 (1.92%) Renesas
6 4 (1.54%) Freescale
6 4 (1.54%) NEC
7 3 (1.15%) HP
7 3 (1.15%) Rockwell
7 3 (1.15%) Salesforce.com
8 2 (0.77%) Apple
8 2 (0.77%) Fiorano
8 2 (0.77%) Intel
8 2 (0.77%) Sybase
8 2 (0.77%) Zend
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Posted: Yesterday
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Salary: 25,000 - 45,000 + benefits
Posted: 7 hours ago
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Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £31000 - £44000 per annum, 10% of time for hobby projects + more!
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Salary: 30,000 + bonus
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Worcester, Worcestershire
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Salary: 35,000-45,000
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Salary: 45,000 + Excellent Benefits package
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Salary: Unspecified
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Friend MTS
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