The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for X++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited X++ over the 3 months to 27 April 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
West Midlands / Birmingham
3 months to
27 Apr 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 127 144 118
Rank change year-on-year +17 -26  
Permanent jobs citing X++ 2 2 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Birmingham 0.11% 0.081% 0.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.24% 1.36%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 11
Median salary £49,500 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.00% +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £47,900 £48,000 £45,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,100 £52,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,750 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year +1.50% -16.66%  

X++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Birmingham with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Birmingham
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 888 819 810
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Birmingham 47.51% 33.28% 44.83%
Number of salaries quoted 758 700 720
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.21% +2.50%  

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in Birmingham

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Birmingham citing X++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for X++ in Birmingham

X++
Salary Trend in Birmingham

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

Salary trend for X++ in Birmingham

For the 6 months to 27 April 2017, IT jobs citing X++ 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 Birmingham region with a requirement for X++.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse

X++
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) Data Warehouse
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
1 1 (50.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Developer
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (50.00%) SSRS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) C#
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft