Period
to 21 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the Midlands with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England > Midlands
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 84 98 101
Rank change year-on-year +14 +3 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 546 523 507
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 3.52% 2.90% 2.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.59% 6.05% 5.62%
Number of salaries quoted 531 594 516
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -2.60%
10th Percentile £25,750 £22,150 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £52,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +11.11%

C++ 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 the Midlands with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 8282 8641 9017
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the Midlands 53.43% 47.97% 48.79%
Number of salaries quoted 7152 7228 7885
Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £24,000 £23,750
90th Percentile £59,875 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the Midlands

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the Midlands

C++
Salary Trend in the Midlands

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

Salary trend for C++ in the Midlands

C++
Salary Histogram in the Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the Midlands over the 6 months to 21 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the Midlands

C++
Job Locations in the Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Midlands region over the 6 months to 21 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
West Midlands +52 374 £37,500 +7.14% 26
East Midlands -14 187 £35,000 -9.09% 17
C++
England

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing C++ 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 Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 303 (55.49%) C#
2 220 (40.29%) C
3 214 (39.19%) Software Engineering
4 213 (39.01%) Java
5 160 (29.30%) Degree
6 155 (28.39%) Linux
6 155 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
7 134 (24.54%) Computer Science
8 130 (23.81%) Python
9 118 (21.61%) JavaScript
10 116 (21.25%) HTML
10 116 (21.25%) .NET
11 108 (19.78%) SQL
12 94 (17.22%) MySQL
12 94 (17.22%) PHP
13 93 (17.03%) Games
14 89 (16.30%) Mathematics
15 86 (15.75%) OO
16 83 (15.20%) CSS
17 82 (15.02%) Git (software)
18 77 (14.10%) NoSQL
19 76 (13.92%) XML
20 74 (13.55%) Computer Science Degree
21 72 (13.19%) Windows
22 71 (13.00%) OOP
23 69 (12.64%) ASP.NET
23 69 (12.64%) Scrum
24 68 (12.45%) Subversion
25 67 (12.27%) Electronics
26 59 (10.81%) Visual Studio

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the Midlands 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 44 (8.06%) Apache
2 11 (2.01%) Elasticsearch
3 7 (1.28%) SharePoint
4 6 (1.10%) Apache Spark
5 4 (0.73%) JBoss
6 2 (0.37%) BizTalk Server
7 1 (0.18%) CICS
7 1 (0.18%) ColdFusion
7 1 (0.18%) SAS
7 1 (0.18%) WordPress
Applications
1 10 (1.83%) Simulink
2 4 (0.73%) Stateflow
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft Excel
3 3 (0.55%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 2 (0.37%) Microsoft Office
5 1 (0.18%) Houdini
5 1 (0.18%) Maya
5 1 (0.18%) SOLIDWORKS
5 1 (0.18%) Spreadsheet
5 1 (0.18%) SPSS
5 1 (0.18%) ZBrush
Business Applications
1 9 (1.65%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (0.73%) NetSuite
3 3 (0.55%) Epicor Tropos
4 2 (0.37%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.18%) Dynamics CRM
Cloud Services
1 57 (10.44%) Amazon AWS
2 48 (8.79%) GitHub
3 18 (3.30%) Cloud Computing
4 8 (1.47%) Microsoft Azure
5 7 (1.28%) Serverless
6 5 (0.92%) SaaS
7 4 (0.73%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (0.73%) Office 365
8 3 (0.55%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 33 (6.04%) SMS
2 19 (3.48%) HTTP
3 18 (3.30%) Bluetooth
4 15 (2.75%) TCP/IP
5 14 (2.56%) Wireless
6 12 (2.20%) Internet
7 9 (1.65%) Ethernet
7 9 (1.65%) Firewall
8 5 (0.92%) 4G
9 4 (0.73%) Profibus
9 4 (0.73%) Wi-Fi
9 4 (0.73%) ZigBee
10 3 (0.55%) Network Security
10 3 (0.55%) SMTP
10 3 (0.55%) SNMP
11 2 (0.37%) RFID
11 2 (0.37%) Wireshark
11 2 (0.37%) WLAN
12 1 (0.18%) 802.11
12 1 (0.18%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 94 (17.22%) MySQL
2 77 (14.10%) NoSQL
3 53 (9.71%) SQL Server
4 43 (7.88%) MongoDB
5 31 (5.68%) Redis
6 23 (4.21%) Big Data
7 9 (1.65%) Oracle Database
8 7 (1.28%) Relational Database
9 4 (0.73%) Apache Cassandra
9 4 (0.73%) Crystal Reports
9 4 (0.73%) EDRMS
10 3 (0.55%) Hadoop
10 3 (0.55%) RDBMS
11 2 (0.37%) SQLite
12 1 (0.18%) Apache Hive
12 1 (0.18%) Data Mining
12 1 (0.18%) MS Access
12 1 (0.18%) Oracle Reports
12 1 (0.18%) Spark SQL
12 1 (0.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 82 (15.02%) Git (software)
2 68 (12.45%) Subversion
3 59 (10.81%) Visual Studio
4 37 (6.78%) Eclipse
5 28 (5.13%) JIRA
6 14 (2.56%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 14 (2.56%) Bitbucket
6 14 (2.56%) Mercurial
7 13 (2.38%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (1.83%) Rational DOORS
9 7 (1.28%) Android Studio
9 7 (1.28%) Jenkins
10 6 (1.10%) Selenium
11 5 (0.92%) CMake
11 5 (0.92%) Redmine
12 4 (0.73%) JMeter
12 4 (0.73%) MSTest
12 4 (0.73%) NUnit
13 3 (0.55%) VectorCAST
14 2 (0.37%) Ranorex
General
1 93 (17.03%) Games
2 67 (12.27%) Electronics
3 32 (5.86%) Billing
4 27 (4.95%) Automotive
5 23 (4.21%) Finance
6 22 (4.03%) Manufacturing
7 16 (2.93%) Telecoms
8 11 (2.01%) Advertising
9 5 (0.92%) Retail
10 4 (0.73%) Marketing
11 3 (0.55%) Back Office
11 3 (0.55%) Banking
11 3 (0.55%) Military
12 2 (0.37%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 247 (45.24%) Developer
2 145 (26.56%) Software Engineer
3 77 (14.10%) Graduate
3 77 (14.10%) Software Developer
4 73 (13.37%) C++ Developer
5 68 (12.45%) Graduate Developer
6 60 (10.99%) C++ Software Engineer
7 56 (10.26%) Architect
8 48 (8.79%) C# Developer
9 46 (8.42%) Senior Developer
10 44 (8.06%) Embedded Engineer
11 42 (7.69%) .NET Developer
12 40 (7.33%) Technical Architect
13 37 (6.78%) Developer/Software Engineer
14 35 (6.41%) C++ Software Developer
14 35 (6.41%) Programmer
15 33 (6.04%) Junior
16 31 (5.68%) Technical Developer
17 30 (5.49%) Junior Developer
18 28 (5.13%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 116 (21.25%) .NET
1 116 (21.25%) HTML
2 83 (15.20%) CSS
3 76 (13.92%) XML
4 69 (12.64%) ASP.NET
5 57 (10.44%) HTML5
6 55 (10.07%) Node.js
7 47 (8.61%) AngularJS
8 40 (7.33%) Web Services
9 24 (4.40%) jQuery
10 19 (3.48%) CSS3
11 17 (3.11%) KnockoutJS
11 17 (3.11%) REST
11 17 (3.11%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 15 (2.75%) Django
12 15 (2.75%) WebSockets
13 13 (2.38%) J2EE
14 12 (2.20%) Apache Flex
14 12 (2.20%) MFC
14 12 (2.20%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 134 (24.54%) Computer Science
2 47 (8.61%) Algorithms
3 40 (7.33%) BBC
4 28 (5.13%) Mobile Payment
5 23 (4.21%) Analytical Skills
6 18 (3.30%) Embedded Systems
7 14 (2.56%) Enterprise Software
8 12 (2.20%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 12 (2.20%) Mobile Games
8 12 (2.20%) Private Cloud
8 12 (2.20%) User Experience
9 11 (2.01%) Device Driver
10 9 (1.65%) Mobile App
10 9 (1.65%) Video\Live Streaming
11 8 (1.47%) CAN bus
11 8 (1.47%) VHDL
12 7 (1.28%) Internet of Things
13 6 (1.10%) Greenfield Project
13 6 (1.10%) Replication
14 5 (0.92%) CPLD
Operating Systems
1 155 (28.39%) Linux
2 72 (13.19%) Windows
3 34 (6.23%) Android
4 33 (6.04%) Unix
5 31 (5.68%) CentOS
5 31 (5.68%) Debian
5 31 (5.68%) Ubuntu
6 20 (3.66%) Apple iOS
7 17 (3.11%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (1.28%) VxWorks
9 5 (0.92%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.37%) Kali Linux
10 2 (0.37%) Windows Mobile
11 1 (0.18%) Solaris
11 1 (0.18%) Windows Embedded Compact
Processes & Methodologies
1 214 (39.19%) Software Engineering
2 155 (28.39%) Agile Software Development
3 89 (16.30%) Mathematics
4 86 (15.75%) OO
5 71 (13.00%) OOP
6 69 (12.64%) Scrum
7 55 (10.07%) Business Intelligence
8 47 (8.61%) Test Automation
9 46 (8.42%) Physics
10 42 (7.69%) Web Development
11 38 (6.96%) Computer Vision
11 38 (6.96%) SDLC
12 36 (6.59%) MVC
13 28 (5.13%) TDD
13 28 (5.13%) Unit Testing
14 27 (4.95%) Microservices
15 26 (4.76%) Continuous Integration
16 25 (4.58%) Game Development
17 24 (4.40%) Multithreading
18 23 (4.21%) Machine Learning
Programming Languages
1 303 (55.49%) C#
2 220 (40.29%) C
3 213 (39.01%) Java
4 130 (23.81%) Python
5 118 (21.61%) JavaScript
6 108 (19.78%) SQL
7 94 (17.22%) PHP
8 43 (7.88%) VB.NET
9 36 (6.59%) Perl
10 31 (5.68%) MATLAB
11 30 (5.49%) Embedded C
12 19 (3.48%) VB
13 16 (2.93%) Embedded C++
14 13 (2.38%) T-SQL
15 11 (2.01%) Assembly Language
15 11 (2.01%) Scala
16 10 (1.83%) PowerShell
16 10 (1.83%) R
17 9 (1.65%) VB6
17 9 (1.65%) X++
Qualifications
1 160 (29.30%) Degree
2 74 (13.55%) Computer Science Degree
3 29 (5.31%) PhD
4 10 (1.83%) Security Cleared
5 8 (1.47%) GNVQ
5 8 (1.47%) HND
5 8 (1.47%) Numerate Degree
6 7 (1.28%) SC Cleared
7 6 (1.10%) Master's Degree
7 6 (1.10%) Microsoft Certification
8 2 (0.37%) CISSP
8 2 (0.37%) CREST Certified
9 1 (0.18%) AWS Certification
9 1 (0.18%) BPSS Clearance
9 1 (0.18%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 39 (7.14%) QA
2 10 (1.83%) MISRA
3 5 (0.92%) ISO 26262
4 3 (0.55%) GCP
4 3 (0.55%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.37%) COBIT
5 2 (0.37%) GPG13
5 2 (0.37%) ISO 9001
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27001
5 2 (0.37%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
5 2 (0.37%) TickIT
6 1 (0.18%) IEC 62304
6 1 (0.18%) PMO
System Software
1 40 (7.33%) Firmware
2 12 (2.20%) Active Directory
3 4 (0.73%) Docker
4 3 (0.55%) VMware Infrastructure
5 2 (0.37%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 2 (0.37%) HP Quality Center
1 2 (0.37%) Nessus
2 1 (0.18%) Opscode Chef
2 1 (0.18%) Puppet
2 1 (0.18%) SELinux
2 1 (0.18%) Terraform
Vendors
1 39 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 32 (5.86%) Red Hat
3 20 (3.66%) Oracle
4 17 (3.11%) VMware
5 15 (2.75%) Google
6 10 (1.83%) SAP
7 7 (1.28%) Green Hills
7 7 (1.28%) MKS
8 5 (0.92%) Twitter
9 4 (0.73%) Epicor
9 4 (0.73%) IFS
9 4 (0.73%) Infor
9 4 (0.73%) Renesas
9 4 (0.73%) Sage
10 3 (0.55%) DevExpress
10 3 (0.55%) EMC
10 3 (0.55%) QNX
10 3 (0.55%) Tableau
10 3 (0.55%) TIBCO
10 3 (0.55%) Xilinx