Period
to 18 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England 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 18 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
UK > England
6 months to
18 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 949 1044 1161
Rank change year-on-year +95 +117 +40
Permanent jobs citing X++ 210 141 116
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.13% 0.079% 0.056%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.23% 0.15% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 178 126 112
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £41,250 £34,375 £31,250
90th Percentile £80,000 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £55,000 £51,250 £50,000
% change year-on-year +7.32% +2.50% +5.26%

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 England with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 92912 94931 107205
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 55.40% 52.97% 52.03%
Number of salaries quoted 77032 82577 92532
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £29,500 £28,750 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £77,500 £75,000
UK median annual salary £49,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +4.21% +5.56% +2.27%

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in England

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

Job vacancy trend for X++ in England

X++
Salary Trend in England

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

Salary trend for X++ in England

X++
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing X++ in England over the 6 months to 18 November 2017.

Salary histogram for X++ in England

X++
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the England region over the 6 months to 18 November 2017. 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
London +29 70 £60,000 -4.00%
Midlands +49 42 £50,000 +2.56%
South East +33 40 £50,000 +11.11% 1
North of England +11 30 £60,000 +60.00% 1
East Midlands +62 26 £55,000 +51.72%
Yorkshire +39 20 £80,000 +113.33% 1
West Midlands +18 16 £50,000 -4.76%
South West -1 13 £55,000 +12.24% 1
East of England +20 10 £55,000 +41.94%
North West -21 9 £45,000 +20.00%
North East +10 1 £35,000 -12.50%
X++
UK

For the 6 months to 18 November 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 England region with a requirement for X++.

1 207 (98.57%) Dynamics AX
2 179 (85.24%) Microsoft
3 120 (57.14%) SQL
4 109 (51.90%) ERP
5 102 (48.57%) SQL Server
6 87 (41.43%) .NET
7 85 (40.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 62 (29.52%) Visual Studio
9 53 (25.24%) C#
10 51 (24.29%) Finance
11 41 (19.52%) Advertising
12 35 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
13 32 (15.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
14 31 (14.76%) MorphX
15 29 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
16 27 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
17 24 (11.43%) CRM
17 24 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
18 22 (10.48%) C++
19 21 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
20 20 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (9.52%) Retail
21 18 (8.57%) Power BI
22 17 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
23 15 (7.14%) Test Scripting
24 14 (6.67%) Time Management
24 14 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
25 13 (6.19%) Presales
25 13 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
25 13 (6.19%) SharePoint

X++
Co-occurring IT Skills in England 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 13 (6.19%) SharePoint
2 6 (2.86%) BizTalk Server
3 1 (0.48%) SharePoint Server
Applications
1 5 (2.38%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.48%) Acrobat
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft PowerPoint
2 1 (0.48%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 207 (98.57%) Dynamics AX
2 24 (11.43%) Dynamics CRM
3 7 (3.33%) Dynamics NAV
4 3 (1.43%) NetSuite
4 3 (1.43%) Salesforce.com CRM
Cloud Services
1 35 (16.67%) Dynamics 365
2 6 (2.86%) Microsoft Azure
Database & Business Intelligence
1 102 (48.57%) SQL Server
2 85 (40.48%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 32 (15.24%) SQL Server Integration Services
4 21 (10.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
5 18 (8.57%) Power BI
6 8 (3.81%) SQL Server 2014
7 6 (2.86%) SQL Server 2012
8 5 (2.38%) SQL Server 2008
9 3 (1.43%) SQL Server 2005
10 2 (0.95%) Big Data
10 2 (0.95%) QlikView
11 1 (0.48%) Data Warehouse
11 1 (0.48%) DTS
11 1 (0.48%) OLAP
11 1 (0.48%) OLAP Cube
11 1 (0.48%) PowerPivot
11 1 (0.48%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 62 (29.52%) Visual Studio
2 31 (14.76%) MorphX
3 13 (6.19%) Team Foundation Server
4 1 (0.48%) SQL Server Management Studio (SSMS)
General
1 51 (24.29%) Finance
2 41 (19.52%) Advertising
3 20 (9.52%) Retail
4 12 (5.71%) Manufacturing
5 8 (3.81%) Billing
6 2 (0.95%) Local Government
7 1 (0.48%) Automotive
7 1 (0.48%) Electronics
7 1 (0.48%) General Ledger
7 1 (0.48%) Marketing
7 1 (0.48%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 146 (69.52%) Developer
2 141 (67.14%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 31 (14.76%) Senior Developer
4 22 (10.48%) Microsoft Developer
5 20 (9.52%) Analyst
6 17 (8.10%) Consultant
7 12 (5.71%) Dynamics AX Consultant
8 11 (5.24%) Architect
8 11 (5.24%) Technical Architect
9 10 (4.76%) .NET Developer
9 10 (4.76%) Technical Consultant
10 9 (4.29%) Dynamics AX Architect
11 7 (3.33%) Support Analyst
11 7 (3.33%) Technical Support
12 6 (2.86%) Business Manager
12 6 (2.86%) Senior .NET Developer
13 5 (2.38%) Programmer
13 5 (2.38%) Technical Analyst
14 4 (1.90%) Business Intelligence Analyst
14 4 (1.90%) Technical Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 87 (41.43%) .NET
2 5 (2.38%) CSS
2 5 (2.38%) HTML
2 5 (2.38%) Web Services
3 4 (1.90%) .NET Framework
3 4 (1.90%) AppFabric
3 4 (1.90%) ASP.NET
4 3 (1.43%) EDI
5 2 (0.95%) Entity Framework
5 2 (0.95%) Microsoft Enterprise Library
5 2 (0.95%) Silverlight
5 2 (0.95%) WPF
6 1 (0.48%) COM
6 1 (0.48%) RESTful
6 1 (0.48%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (9.52%) Analytical Skills
2 8 (3.81%) Data Structures
3 7 (3.33%) Greenfield Project
4 3 (1.43%) Computer Science
4 3 (1.43%) Enterprise Software
5 1 (0.48%) iPad
5 1 (0.48%) Smartphone
5 1 (0.48%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 10 (4.76%) Windows
2 9 (4.29%) Windows Server
3 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (0.95%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 109 (51.90%) ERP
2 29 (13.81%) Agile Software Development
3 27 (12.86%) Business Intelligence
4 24 (11.43%) CRM
5 15 (7.14%) Test Scripting
6 14 (6.67%) Performance Tuning
6 14 (6.67%) Time Management
7 13 (6.19%) Presales
8 11 (5.24%) Migration
9 10 (4.76%) Performance Monitoring
10 9 (4.29%) Data Migration
10 9 (4.29%) Root Cause Analysis
10 9 (4.29%) Unit Testing
11 8 (3.81%) High Availability
11 8 (3.81%) OO
11 8 (3.81%) SDLC
11 8 (3.81%) Stakeholder Management
11 8 (3.81%) User Acceptance Testing
12 6 (2.86%) Coaching
12 6 (2.86%) Data Integration
Programming Languages
1 120 (57.14%) SQL
2 53 (25.24%) C#
3 22 (10.48%) C++
4 12 (5.71%) PowerShell
4 12 (5.71%) T-SQL
4 12 (5.71%) VB
5 7 (3.33%) JavaScript
6 4 (1.90%) Java
Qualifications
1 17 (8.10%) Microsoft Certification
2 7 (3.33%) Degree
3 1 (0.48%) ACCA
3 1 (0.48%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (2.86%) PMO
2 3 (1.43%) Data Quality
2 3 (1.43%) QA
3 2 (0.95%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (1.43%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 179 (85.24%) Microsoft
2 12 (5.71%) JD Edwards
3 6 (2.86%) Salesforce.com
4 3 (1.43%) SAP
5 1 (0.48%) Epicor
5 1 (0.48%) Infor
5 1 (0.48%) Oracle
5 1 (0.48%) Sage