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 24 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
24 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
X++
England / South West
Rank 239 249 249
Rank change year-on-year +10 0  
Permanent jobs citing X++ 1 7 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South West 0.020% 0.12% 0.067%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.033% 0.22% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 1 5 3
Median salary £52,500 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.25% -5.88%  
UK excluding London median salary £47,500 £50,000 £60,000
% change year-on-year -5.00% -16.66%  

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 3036 3232 3274
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South West 59.68% 55.28% 55.06%
Number of salaries quoted 2573 2756 2851
Median salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.46% +1.25%  

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 24 March 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
Dorset - 1 £52,500 -
X++
England

X++
Top 21 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 24 March 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 5 (100.00%) SQL
1 5 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 4 (80.00%) Advertising
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 2 (40.00%) C#
4 2 (40.00%) EDI
4 2 (40.00%) .NET
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP
5 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
5 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
5 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
5 1 (20.00%) Retail
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
5 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
5 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014

X++
Top Related 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:

Applications
1 1 (20.00%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 5 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
2 3 (60.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP
3 1 (20.00%) OLAP Cube
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2012
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server 2014
General
1 4 (80.00%) Advertising
1 4 (80.00%) Manufacturing
2 1 (20.00%) Retail
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
2 3 (60.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 2 (40.00%) SSRS Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (20.00%) IT Support
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft BI Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Business Intelligence Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 1 (20.00%) Senior Microsoft Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) .NET
1 2 (40.00%) EDI
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (80.00%) ERP
2 1 (20.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (20.00%) Stakeholder Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (100.00%) SQL
2 2 (40.00%) C#
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft