Period
to 21 November 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies with a requirement for X++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited X++ over the 6 months to 21 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
UK
6 months to
21 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 953 947 1105
Rank change year-on-year -6 +158 +98
Permanent jobs citing X++ 188 255 148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.12% 0.14% 0.078%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.21% 0.25% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 134 197 131
UK median annual salary £57,500 £55,000 £51,250
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.55% +7.32% +2.50%
10th Percentile £36,250 £41,250 £35,000
90th Percentile £74,625 £80,000 £77,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £44,500
% change year-on-year - +12.36% -6.85%

X++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 90,078 100,136 99,920
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 55.23% 55.30% 52.89%
Number of salaries quoted 74,925 82,484 86,256
UK median annual salary £50,000 £49,039 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +1.96% +3.24% +5.56%
10th Percentile £31,250 £29,000 £28,500
90th Percentile £83,750 £77,500 £76,250
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £41,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% +2.41% +3.75%

X++
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing X++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for X++ in the UK

X++
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for X++ in the UK

X++
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing X++ over the 6 months to 21 November 2018.

Salary histogram for X++ in the UK

X++
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing X++ within the UK over the 6 months to 21 November 2018. 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
England +8 162 £55,000 - 140
UK excluding London +48 146 £50,000 - 140
North of England +60 71 £40,000 -33.33% 59
North West +46 47 £40,000 -11.11% 40
London +27 37 £63,750 +10.87% 24
Midlands +7 24 £45,000 -10.00% 27
Yorkshire +30 19 £58,750 -26.56% 13
East Midlands -9 17 £45,000 -18.18% 10
East of England +39 15 £57,500 +4.55% 10
South East -8 13 £60,000 +20.00% 14
Scotland +1 9 £53,750 +11.98% 22
Wales +15 7 £57,500 +9.52% 2
South West +5 7 £57,500 +4.55% 7
West Midlands +25 6 £50,000 - 17
North East +3 5 £48,750 +39.29% 6

For the 6 months to 21 November 2018, IT jobs citing X++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for X++.

1 181 (96.28%) Dynamics AX
2 172 (91.49%) Microsoft
3 118 (62.77%) ERP
4 96 (51.06%) Dynamics 365
5 72 (38.30%) Finance
6 64 (34.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 46 (24.47%) SQL
8 40 (21.28%) .NET
9 38 (20.21%) Logistics
10 34 (18.09%) SQL Server
11 32 (17.02%) C#
12 29 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
13 28 (14.89%) Manufacturing
13 28 (14.89%) Advertising
13 28 (14.89%) Retail
14 24 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
15 23 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
16 22 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
17 20 (10.64%) MorphX
18 19 (10.11%) Visual Studio
19 18 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
19 18 (9.57%) Power BI
20 16 (8.51%) Scrum
21 15 (7.98%) Release Management
21 15 (7.98%) Presales
21 15 (7.98%) PMO
22 13 (6.91%) Analytical Mindset
22 13 (6.91%) JSON
22 13 (6.91%) EDI
22 13 (6.91%) Web Services

X++
Co-occurring IT Skills 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 4 (2.13%) Confluence
1 4 (2.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (1.06%) BizTalk Server
Applications
1 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Excel
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Office
2 1 (0.53%) Microsoft Project
Business Applications
1 181 (96.28%) Dynamics AX
2 9 (4.79%) Dynamics CRM
3 5 (2.66%) NetSuite
4 4 (2.13%) SAP ERP
5 1 (0.53%) Dynamics SL
Cloud Services
1 96 (51.06%) Dynamics 365
2 8 (4.26%) Microsoft Azure
3 5 (2.66%) iPaaS
4 4 (2.13%) SaaS
5 2 (1.06%) Amazon AWS
6 1 (0.53%) Office 365
6 1 (0.53%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.53%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (34.04%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 34 (18.09%) SQL Server
3 18 (9.57%) Power BI
4 7 (3.72%) SQL Server Integration Services
5 6 (3.19%) Data Warehouse
6 3 (1.60%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.53%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 20 (10.64%) MorphX
2 19 (10.11%) Visual Studio
3 8 (4.26%) Team Foundation Server
4 6 (3.19%) Visual Studio Team System
5 4 (2.13%) JIRA
General
1 72 (38.30%) Finance
2 28 (14.89%) Advertising
2 28 (14.89%) Manufacturing
2 28 (14.89%) Retail
3 11 (5.85%) Legal
4 2 (1.06%) Marketing
5 1 (0.53%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 93 (49.47%) Developer
2 78 (41.49%) Dynamics AX Developer
3 25 (13.30%) Architect
4 22 (11.70%) Consultant
5 21 (11.17%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 21 (11.17%) Microsoft Developer
5 21 (11.17%) Technical Architect
6 13 (6.91%) Analyst
6 13 (6.91%) Functional Consultant
7 12 (6.38%) Project Manager
7 12 (6.38%) Senior Manager
8 11 (5.85%) ERP Consultant
8 11 (5.85%) Programmer
9 10 (5.32%) ERP Manager
9 10 (5.32%) ERP Project Manager
10 9 (4.79%) Dynamics AX Consultant
10 9 (4.79%) Support Analyst
11 8 (4.26%) Senior Project Manager
12 7 (3.72%) Junior
12 7 (3.72%) Microsoft Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (21.28%) .NET
2 13 (6.91%) EDI
2 13 (6.91%) JSON
2 13 (6.91%) Web Services
3 8 (4.26%) REST
3 8 (4.26%) SOAP
4 6 (3.19%) ODBC
5 5 (2.66%) MDX
6 4 (2.13%) Spring
7 3 (1.60%) HTML
7 3 (1.60%) XML
8 2 (1.06%) CSS
8 2 (1.06%) jQuery
8 2 (1.06%) WCF
9 1 (0.53%) AppFabric
9 1 (0.53%) ASP.NET
9 1 (0.53%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 29 (15.43%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (6.91%) Analytical Mindset
3 9 (4.79%) Data Structures
4 4 (2.13%) Self-Motivation
5 3 (1.60%) Greenfield Project
6 2 (1.06%) Driving Licence
6 2 (1.06%) Fintech
6 2 (1.06%) Management Information System
6 2 (1.06%) Virtual Team
7 1 (0.53%) Biotechnology
7 1 (0.53%) Data Centre
7 1 (0.53%) Tandem
Operating Systems
1 2 (1.06%) Windows
2 1 (0.53%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 118 (62.77%) ERP
2 38 (20.21%) Logistics
3 24 (12.77%) Business Intelligence
4 23 (12.23%) Agile Software Development
5 22 (11.70%) Problem-Solving
6 16 (8.51%) Scrum
7 15 (7.98%) Presales
7 15 (7.98%) Release Management
8 11 (5.85%) Customer-Centricity
9 10 (5.32%) Waterfall
10 9 (4.79%) CRM
11 8 (4.26%) Data Migration
11 8 (4.26%) ITIL
11 8 (4.26%) Migration
11 8 (4.26%) Strategic Planning
12 7 (3.72%) MVC
12 7 (3.72%) Project Management
12 7 (3.72%) Service Delivery
13 6 (3.19%) Data Security
13 6 (3.19%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (24.47%) SQL
2 32 (17.02%) C#
3 12 (6.38%) Java
4 10 (5.32%) C++
5 7 (3.72%) T-SQL
6 6 (3.19%) Python
7 4 (2.13%) ABAP
8 1 (0.53%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (9.57%) Microsoft Certification
2 5 (2.66%) Degree
3 1 (0.53%) ACCA
3 1 (0.53%) CIMA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (7.98%) PMO
2 1 (0.53%) QA
System Software
1 1 (0.53%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 172 (91.49%) Microsoft
2 11 (5.85%) JD Edwards
3 10 (5.32%) SAP
4 6 (3.19%) Oracle
4 6 (3.19%) Sage
5 1 (0.53%) Epicor
5 1 (0.53%) Infor