The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the City of London 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X++
London / City of London
Rank 222 265 319
Rank change year-on-year +43 +54  
Permanent jobs citing X++ 1 9 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the City of London 0.020% 0.13% 0.010%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.035% 0.23% 0.020%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Median salary £75,000 £60,000 £72,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +25.00% -17.24%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -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 the City of London with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
City of London
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2869 3923 5089
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the City of London 56.52% 55.37% 49.79%
Number of salaries quoted 2609 3505 4482
Median salary £62,500 £57,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.69% +4.54%  
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £90,000 £77,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in the City of London

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the City of London 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 the City of London

X++
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

Salary trend for X++ in the City of London

X++
Top 16 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 City of London region with a requirement for X++.

1 2 (100.00%) .NET
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
1 2 (100.00%) MorphX

X++
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London 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 2 (100.00%) BizTalk Server
1 2 (100.00%) MS Exchange
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint
1 2 (100.00%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) MorphX
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft Certification
System Software
1 2 (100.00%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (100.00%) Microsoft