Period
to 16 October 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Developer was £29,500 in advertised job vacancies in Birmingham during the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

C++ Developer
West Midlands > Birmingham
6 months to
16 Oct 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 173 196 137
Rank change year-on-year +23 -59 +56
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Developer 20 21 56
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.53% 0.44% 1.42%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.55% 0.45% 1.46%
Number of salaries quoted 20 21 50
Birmingham median annual salary £29,500 £36,000 £40,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -18.06% -11.66% +48.18%
10th Percentile £23,500 £21,250 £25,000
90th Percentile £71,250 £53,750 £53,750
West Midlands median annual salary £33,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year -16.25% - +23.08%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Birmingham
Permanent vacancies in Birmingham with a recognized job title 3656 4649 3832
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.36% 96.61% 97.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2962 3467 3184
Birmingham median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - -
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £68,375
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

C++ Developer
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

Job postings that featured C++ Developer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Birmingham.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Developer in Birmingham

C++ Developer
Salary Trend in Birmingham

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Developer in Birmingham.

Salary trend for C++ Developer in Birmingham

C++ Developer
Salary Histogram in Birmingham

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Developer in Birmingham over the 6 months to 16 October 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Developer in Birmingham

C++ Developer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 16 October 2017, C++ Developer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Birmingham region featuring C++ Developer in the job title.

1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) C
3 13 (65.00%) C#
4 12 (60.00%) Java
4 12 (60.00%) .NET
4 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
4 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
5 11 (55.00%) Physics
5 11 (55.00%) Degree
5 11 (55.00%) CAD
5 11 (55.00%) XML
5 11 (55.00%) Perl
6 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
6 4 (20.00%) Node.js
6 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
6 4 (20.00%) MySQL
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (20.00%) Python
6 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (20.00%) Games
7 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
7 3 (15.00%) OpenGL
7 3 (15.00%) DirectX
7 3 (15.00%) Web Services
7 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
7 3 (15.00%) Big Data
8 2 (10.00%) SDLC
8 2 (10.00%) Game Development
8 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 2 (10.00%) Unix

C++ Developer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Birmingham 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:

Cloud Services
1 3 (15.00%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (15.00%) Cloud Computing
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MySQL
1 4 (20.00%) NoSQL
2 3 (15.00%) Big Data
3 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
1 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
1 2 (10.00%) Subversion
General
1 4 (20.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) .NET
1 12 (60.00%) ASP.NET
2 11 (55.00%) XML
3 4 (20.00%) AngularJS
3 4 (20.00%) Node.js
4 3 (15.00%) DirectX
4 3 (15.00%) OpenGL
4 3 (15.00%) Web Services
5 1 (5.00%) CSS
5 1 (5.00%) HTML
Operating Systems
1 2 (10.00%) Linux
1 2 (10.00%) Unix
1 2 (10.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Mathematics
2 11 (55.00%) CAD
2 11 (55.00%) Physics
3 4 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
4 2 (10.00%) Game Development
4 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 1 (5.00%) BDD
5 1 (5.00%) Mentoring
5 1 (5.00%) Open Source
5 1 (5.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (5.00%) TDD
5 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (75.00%) C
3 13 (65.00%) C#
4 12 (60.00%) Java
5 11 (55.00%) Perl
6 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 4 (20.00%) Python
7 2 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (5.00%) JavaScript
8 1 (5.00%) T-SQL
8 1 (5.00%) VB
8 1 (5.00%) VB.NET
8 1 (5.00%) VB6
Qualifications
1 11 (55.00%) Degree