The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Manchester 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
North West / Manchester
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 202 177 181
Rank change year-on-year -25 +4  
Permanent jobs citing X++ 2 4 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Manchester 0.048% 0.11% 0.060%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.079% 0.20% 0.11%
Number of salaries quoted 1 4 2
Median salary £50,000 £36,250 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +37.93% -30.95%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year +25.00% -27.27%  

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 Manchester with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Manchester
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2524 1965 1775
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Manchester 61.05% 56.32% 53.00%
Number of salaries quoted 2217 1723 1553
Median salary £42,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.03% +3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £28,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +2.50%  

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in Manchester

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Manchester 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 Manchester

X++
Salary Trend in Manchester

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

Salary trend for X++ in Manchester

For the 6 months to 24 June 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 Manchester region with a requirement for X++.

1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 1 (50.00%) MorphX
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) ERP
2 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Advertising
2 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management

X++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Manchester 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
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (100.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP
2 1 (50.00%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) MorphX
General
1 1 (50.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Business Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft BI Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft Consultant
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) ERP
1 1 (50.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft