The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 28 May 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 May 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 93 113 91
Rank change year-on-year +20 -22  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 144 137 167
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.90% 2.21% 3.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.47% 5.16% 6.38%
Number of salaries quoted 135 124 147
Median salary £35,000 £37,500 £36,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.66% +2.73%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,400 £24,000 £23,400
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  

C++ 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 West Midlands with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 2631 2655 2618
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 53.04% 42.77% 48.84%
Number of salaries quoted 2292 2246 2358
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the West Midlands

C++
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for C++ in the West Midlands

C++
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in the West Midlands over the 3 months to 28 May 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in the West Midlands

C++
Job Locations in the West Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 May 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
Coventry +25 47 £40,000 +6.66% 3
Birmingham +19 42 £30,000 -31.81% 3
Staffordshire +17 17 £26,750 +11.45%
Worcestershire -23 12 £40,000 +23.07% 2
Warwickshire +19 11 £25,000 -28.57% 4
Halesowen - 2 £45,000 - 3
Wolverhampton +9 1 £30,000 -7.69%
Shropshire +9 1 £30,000 -20.00%
Herefordshire -13 1 £37,500 -37.50%
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 28 May 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 West Midlands region with a requirement for C++.

1 124 (47.51%) C#
2 116 (44.44%) Software Engineering
3 113 (43.30%) Java
4 91 (34.87%) Linux
5 86 (32.95%) Degree
6 79 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (28.74%) C
8 64 (24.52%) Computer Science
9 61 (23.37%) .NET
10 60 (22.99%) Python
11 50 (19.16%) JavaScript
12 48 (18.39%) Electronics
13 44 (16.86%) SQL
14 43 (16.48%) Git (software)
15 42 (16.09%) Physics
16 41 (15.71%) Mathematics
16 41 (15.71%) Windows
17 39 (14.94%) Test Automation
18 37 (14.18%) OOP
19 33 (12.64%) OO
19 33 (12.64%) Algorithms
20 30 (11.49%) PhD
21 29 (11.11%) Automotive
22 28 (10.73%) ASP.NET
23 26 (9.96%) SQL Server
23 26 (9.96%) Embedded C
23 26 (9.96%) Firmware
23 26 (9.96%) MATLAB
24 25 (9.58%) HTML
24 25 (9.58%) Scrum

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West 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 11 (4.21%) Apache
2 3 (1.15%) IIS
2 3 (1.15%) SAS
3 2 (0.77%) JBoss
3 2 (0.77%) Jetty
3 2 (0.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.77%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.38%) Drupal
Applications
1 9 (3.45%) 3ds Max
1 9 (3.45%) Maya
2 8 (3.07%) Simulink
3 7 (2.68%) Maple
3 7 (2.68%) Microsoft Excel
3 7 (2.68%) Stateflow
4 5 (1.92%) Microsoft Office
5 3 (1.15%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 2 (0.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.38%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.07%) Amazon AWS
2 6 (2.30%) SaaS
3 2 (0.77%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.77%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (4.98%) TCP/IP
2 10 (3.83%) SMS
3 9 (3.45%) Bluetooth
4 8 (3.07%) Wireless
5 6 (2.30%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (1.92%) Ethernet
7 4 (1.53%) ZigBee
8 2 (0.77%) Internet
8 2 (0.77%) RS-232
8 2 (0.77%) RS-485
9 1 (0.38%) 3G
9 1 (0.38%) HTTP
9 1 (0.38%) Network Security
9 1 (0.38%) Skype
9 1 (0.38%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (9.96%) SQL Server
2 19 (7.28%) MySQL
3 12 (4.60%) MongoDB
3 12 (4.60%) NoSQL
3 12 (4.60%) Redis
4 9 (3.45%) Relational Database
5 5 (1.92%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.53%) Data Mining
7 3 (1.15%) SAS EBI
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.15%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.77%) Oracle Database
8 2 (0.77%) Riak
9 1 (0.38%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.38%) IBM InfoSphere
9 1 (0.38%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 43 (16.48%) Git (software)
2 23 (8.81%) Selenium
3 22 (8.43%) JIRA
4 19 (7.28%) Subversion
5 13 (4.98%) Eclipse
5 13 (4.98%) Visual Studio
6 12 (4.60%) Jenkins
6 12 (4.60%) Mercurial
7 10 (3.83%) Clang
8 8 (3.07%) LabVIEW
9 7 (2.68%) Hudson
10 6 (2.30%) Atlassian Bamboo
11 5 (1.92%) GoCD
11 5 (1.92%) MSBuild
11 5 (1.92%) Octopus Deploy
11 5 (1.92%) Rational Rhapsody
11 5 (1.92%) Team Foundation Server
11 5 (1.92%) TeamCity
12 4 (1.53%) CANoe
12 4 (1.53%) VectorCAST
General
1 48 (18.39%) Electronics
2 29 (11.11%) Automotive
3 20 (7.66%) Games
4 16 (6.13%) Finance
5 11 (4.21%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.83%) Billing
7 6 (2.30%) Retail
8 3 (1.15%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.77%) Pharmaceutical
10 1 (0.38%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 113 (43.30%) Developer
2 77 (29.50%) Software Engineer
3 49 (18.77%) Graduate
4 42 (16.09%) Graduate Developer
5 39 (14.94%) Embedded Engineer
6 30 (11.49%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 23 (8.81%) Software Developer
8 19 (7.28%) C++ Developer
8 19 (7.28%) Test Leader
9 18 (6.90%) C# Software Engineer
10 17 (6.51%) C# Developer
11 16 (6.13%) Firmware Engineer
11 16 (6.13%) Junior
12 15 (5.75%) C++ Software Engineer
12 15 (5.75%) Senior Developer
13 14 (5.36%) .NET Software Engineer
14 12 (4.60%) Automation Test Lead
14 12 (4.60%) Junior Developer
15 11 (4.21%) Developer/Software Engineer
15 11 (4.21%) Junior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (23.37%) .NET
2 28 (10.73%) ASP.NET
3 25 (9.58%) HTML
4 23 (8.81%) XML
5 12 (4.60%) .NET Framework
5 12 (4.60%) CSS
6 11 (4.21%) Web Services
7 10 (3.83%) Middleware
8 9 (3.45%) Entity Framework
8 9 (3.45%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 8 (3.07%) HTML5
9 8 (3.07%) J2EE
10 7 (2.68%) RESTful
11 6 (2.30%) MFC
12 5 (1.92%) ATL
12 5 (1.92%) CGI
12 5 (1.92%) DirectX
12 5 (1.92%) OpenGL
13 4 (1.53%) JSON
13 4 (1.53%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 64 (24.52%) Computer Science
2 33 (12.64%) Algorithms
3 18 (6.90%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (4.21%) Enterprise Software
5 10 (3.83%) Analytical Skills
5 10 (3.83%) Mobile Payment
5 10 (3.83%) SystemC
6 9 (3.45%) Client/Server
7 8 (3.07%) Greenfield Project
7 8 (3.07%) VHDL
8 7 (2.68%) Mobile App
9 5 (1.92%) CAN bus
9 5 (1.92%) Fintech
10 3 (1.15%) BBC
10 3 (1.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.15%) SCADA
11 2 (0.77%) Blog
11 2 (0.77%) Life Science
11 2 (0.77%) User Experience
12 1 (0.38%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 91 (34.87%) Linux
2 41 (15.71%) Windows
3 19 (7.28%) Android
4 15 (5.75%) Apple iOS
5 14 (5.36%) Unix
6 11 (4.21%) Ubuntu
7 10 (3.83%) CentOS
8 8 (3.07%) Debian
9 7 (2.68%) Embedded Linux
9 7 (2.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
10 2 (0.77%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.38%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 116 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 79 (30.27%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (16.09%) Physics
4 41 (15.71%) Mathematics
5 39 (14.94%) Test Automation
6 37 (14.18%) OOP
7 33 (12.64%) OO
8 25 (9.58%) Scrum
9 20 (7.66%) SDLC
10 19 (7.28%) Test Scripting
11 17 (6.51%) Signal Processing
12 16 (6.13%) Computer Vision
13 15 (5.75%) Android Development
13 15 (5.75%) Continuous Integration
13 15 (5.75%) MVC
14 14 (5.36%) Business Intelligence
14 14 (5.36%) Mentoring
15 13 (4.98%) Line Management
15 13 (4.98%) Open Source
16 12 (4.60%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 124 (47.51%) C#
2 113 (43.30%) Java
3 75 (28.74%) C
4 60 (22.99%) Python
5 50 (19.16%) JavaScript
6 44 (16.86%) SQL
7 26 (9.96%) Embedded C
7 26 (9.96%) MATLAB
8 18 (6.90%) PHP
9 16 (6.13%) Embedded C++
10 14 (5.36%) VB.NET
11 10 (3.83%) PowerShell
12 9 (3.45%) Lua
13 8 (3.07%) VB
14 7 (2.68%) VBA
15 5 (1.92%) Go
16 4 (1.53%) Bash Shell
16 4 (1.53%) Objective-C
16 4 (1.53%) VC++
17 3 (1.15%) Ada
Qualifications
1 86 (32.95%) Degree
2 30 (11.49%) PhD
3 25 (9.58%) Computer Science Degree
4 6 (2.30%) HND
5 4 (1.53%) GNVQ
5 4 (1.53%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.15%) CEH
6 3 (1.15%) ISTQB
6 3 (1.15%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.15%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.77%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.38%) ISEB
8 1 (0.38%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.38%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (5.75%) MISRA
2 3 (1.15%) Def Stans
2 3 (1.15%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.15%) DO-254
2 3 (1.15%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.15%) MISRA C
2 3 (1.15%) QA
3 1 (0.38%) GAMP
3 1 (0.38%) IEC 61508
3 1 (0.38%) IEC 62304
3 1 (0.38%) ISO 26262
3 1 (0.38%) PMO
System Software
1 26 (9.96%) Firmware
2 7 (2.68%) Docker
Systems Management
1 7 (2.68%) Puppet
2 6 (2.30%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (1.92%) Ansible
3 5 (1.92%) Terraform
4 1 (0.38%) SELinux
Vendors
1 21 (8.05%) Microsoft
2 13 (4.98%) Oracle
3 12 (4.60%) Green Hills
4 11 (4.21%) Red Hat
5 7 (2.68%) Google
5 7 (2.68%) Renesas
6 5 (1.92%) Freescale
6 5 (1.92%) Rockwell
7 3 (1.15%) Fujitsu
7 3 (1.15%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.15%) MKS
7 3 (1.15%) QNX
7 3 (1.15%) Tableau
8 2 (0.77%) NEC
8 2 (0.77%) Sybase
8 2 (0.77%) Zend
9 1 (0.38%) Assembla
9 1 (0.38%) IBM
9 1 (0.38%) Siemens
9 1 (0.38%) Xamarin
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
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Posted: Yesterday
Warwick, Warwickshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
Redditch, Worcestershire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 45,000 + Excellent Benefits package
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick, Warwickshire
ARM Ltd
Salary: Competitive Salary
Posted: 5 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 9 days ago
Worcestershire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35,000-45,000 + Excellent Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 9 days ago
Henley-In-Arden, West Midlands (County)
Bright Executive Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £50000 per annum + Additional Benefits
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Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Pixel Hires
Salary: From £100,000 to £125,000 per annum + bonus + benefits!
Posted: 19 days ago
Warwickshire
Experian
Posted: 23 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £45000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
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Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
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West Midlands
Nigel Frank International
Salary: £50 - £70 per annum + Bonus
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