The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South 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 28 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
England / South West
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 240 231 -
Rank change year-on-year -9 -  
Permanent jobs citing X++ 2 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.038% 0.076% -
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.061% 0.13% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 3 0
Median salary £45,000 £42,500 -
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% -  
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £53,750
% change year-on-year +17.64% -20.93%  

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 South West with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South West
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 3305 2988 3378
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 62.45% 56.99% 56.73%
Number of salaries quoted 2814 2573 2908
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £57,500
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 South West

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

X++
Salary Trend in the South West

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

Salary trend for X++ in the South West

X++
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the South West region over the 3 months to 28 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
Somerset -2 2 £45,000 +5.88%
X++
England

For the 6 months to 28 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 South West region with a requirement for X++.

1 3 (100.00%) SQL
1 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
3 1 (33.33%) Advertising
3 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
3 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
3 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP
3 1 (33.33%) SAP
3 1 (33.33%) Logistics
3 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
3 1 (33.33%) C#
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014

X++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South 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 3 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (66.67%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP
2 1 (33.33%) OLAP Cube
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2012
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server 2014
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 1 (33.33%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 1 (33.33%) Advertising
1 1 (33.33%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Developer
2 1 (33.33%) IT Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) IT Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft BI Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Operations Analyst
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Senior Microsoft Developer
2 1 (33.33%) Technical Analyst
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (66.67%) ERP
2 1 (33.33%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (33.33%) Data Extraction
2 1 (33.33%) Logistics
2 1 (33.33%) Stakeholder Management
2 1 (33.33%) Systems Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) SQL
2 1 (33.33%) C#
System Software
1 1 (33.33%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 2 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 1 (33.33%) SAP