The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the North West 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 26 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
England / North West
3 months to
26 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 270 230 255
Rank change year-on-year -40 +25  
Permanent jobs citing X++ 2 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the North West 0.029% 0.11% 0.047%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.049% 0.20% 0.090%
Number of salaries quoted 1 6 3
Median salary £50,000 £35,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +42.85% -26.31%  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £40,000 £53,750
% change year-on-year +25.00% -25.58%  

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 North West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
North West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 4051 2975 3326
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the North West 58.88% 53.70% 52.05%
Number of salaries quoted 3475 2571 2826
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,486 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £52,500 £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 the North West

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the North West 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 North West

X++
Salary Trend in the North West

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

Salary trend for X++ in the North West

X++
Job Locations in the North West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the North West region over the 3 months to 26 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Manchester -36 2 £50,000 +37.93%
X++
England

For the 6 months to 26 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 North West 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 the North West 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