Period
to 20 September 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for X++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited X++ over the 6 months to 20 September 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
North West > Cheshire
6 months to
20 Sep 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 150 - 132
Rank change year-on-year - +132 -
Permanent jobs citing X++ 11 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 0.40% - 0.093%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.80% - 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 7 0 2
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 - £35,000
10th Percentile £22,950 - £32,500
90th Percentile £60,000 - £37,500
North West median annual salary £45,000 £48,750 £36,250
% change year-on-year -7.69% +34.48% -19.44%

X++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cheshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cheshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,370 1,475 1,181
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cheshire 49.64% 52.51% 54.88%
Number of salaries quoted 1,120 1,221 1,049
Cheshire median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +12.50% +6.67% -6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £22,500
90th Percentile £65,125 £56,250 £53,750
North West median annual salary £45,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +12.50% - -

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cheshire

Job postings citing X++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cheshire.

Job vacancy trend for X++ in Cheshire

X++
Salary Trend in Cheshire

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

Salary trend for X++ in Cheshire

X++
Salary Histogram in Cheshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing X++ in Cheshire over the 6 months to 20 September 2018.

Salary histogram for X++ in Cheshire

X++
Job Locations in Cheshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the Cheshire region over the 6 months to 20 September 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Warrington - 3 £51,250 - 1
Chester - 2 £40,750 - 1
Northwich - 2 £35,000 -
X++
North West

For the 6 months to 20 September 2018, IT jobs citing X++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Cheshire region with a requirement for X++.

1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 11 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (90.91%) Dynamics 365
3 8 (72.73%) Finance
4 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
4 5 (45.45%) Advertising
5 4 (36.36%) Retail
5 4 (36.36%) Logistics
5 4 (36.36%) ERP
6 3 (27.27%) Presales
7 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
7 2 (18.18%) C#
7 2 (18.18%) SQL
7 2 (18.18%) Oracle
7 2 (18.18%) Customer-Centricity
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Mindset
7 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (9.09%) Change Control
8 1 (9.09%) DevOps
8 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
8 1 (9.09%) PMO
8 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
8 1 (9.09%) SAP
8 1 (9.09%) Baan
8 1 (9.09%) Project Management
8 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
8 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
8 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
8 1 (9.09%) NetSuite

X++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cheshire 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 11 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (9.09%) NetSuite
2 1 (9.09%) Oracle EBS
Cloud Services
1 10 (90.91%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (9.09%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 1 (9.09%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (72.73%) Finance
2 5 (45.45%) Advertising
2 5 (45.45%) Manufacturing
3 4 (36.36%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (36.36%) Consultant
2 3 (27.27%) Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 3 (27.27%) Functional Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Analyst
3 2 (18.18%) Dynamics AX Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Consultant
3 2 (18.18%) Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Applications Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Business Consultant
4 1 (9.09%) Junior
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Junior Support Analyst
4 1 (9.09%) Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Senior Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Developer
4 1 (9.09%) Software Programmer
4 1 (9.09%) Systems Administrator
4 1 (9.09%) Team Leader
Miscellaneous
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Mindset
1 2 (18.18%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (9.09%) Virtual Team
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (36.36%) ERP
1 4 (36.36%) Logistics
2 3 (27.27%) Presales
3 2 (18.18%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (9.09%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (9.09%) Change Control
4 1 (9.09%) DevOps
4 1 (9.09%) Project Management
4 1 (9.09%) Project Planning
4 1 (9.09%) Resource Management
4 1 (9.09%) Risk Management
4 1 (9.09%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 2 (18.18%) C#
1 2 (18.18%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (18.18%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (9.09%) PMO
Vendors
1 11 (100.00%) Microsoft
2 2 (18.18%) Oracle
3 1 (9.09%) Baan
3 1 (9.09%) SAP