C++ Jobs in the West Midlands

C++
England > West Midlands

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 6 months to 29 February 2024 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

6 months to
29 Feb 2024
Same period 2023 Same period 2022
Rank 151 147 161
Rank change year-on-year -4 +14 -44
Permanent jobs citing C++ 72 149 121
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 1.27% 2.03% 1.70%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.44% 5.29% 3.93%
Number of salaries quoted 66 54 50
10th Percentile £31,875 £27,500 £33,750
25th Percentile £49,063 £41,250 £38,063
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £62,500 £52,500 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year +19.05% - -8.70%
75th Percentile £67,500 £76,250 £74,063
90th Percentile £93,107 £94,100 £85,625
England median annual salary £62,500 £67,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year -7.41% +3.85% +8.33%

All Programming Languages
West Midlands

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following 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 coding skills.

Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1,622 2,814 3,077
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in the West Midlands 28.68% 38.26% 43.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,443 1,374 2,279
10th Percentile £31,250 £33,750 £31,250
25th Percentile £40,000 £42,500 £38,750
Median annual salary (50th Percentile) £52,500 £55,000 £52,500
Median % change year-on-year -4.55% +4.76% +10.53%
75th Percentile £65,000 £67,500 £65,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £80,250 £82,500
England median annual salary £60,000 £65,000 £62,500
% change year-on-year -7.69% +4.00% +8.70%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in the West Midlands

C++
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in the West Midlands.

Salary trend for C++ in the West Midlands

C++
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 29 February 2024.

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 6 months to 29 February 2024. 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
Jobs
Coventry +57 19 £65,000 +52.94% 6
Birmingham +8 15 £45,000 -14.29% 8
Worcestershire -9 10 £50,000 +21.21% 10
Staffordshire +2 7 £32,500 -23.53% 13
Warwickshire +7 5 £100,000 +31.58% 11
Herefordshire +10 3 £61,500 -44.09% 1
Shropshire 0 2 £52,500 +31.25% 3
C++
England

C++
Co-occurring Skills and Capabilities in the West Midlands by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same employment type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 10 (13.89%) nginx
Applications
1 2 (2.78%) CANalyzer
1 2 (2.78%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.94%) Azure
2 3 (4.17%) GitHub
3 2 (2.78%) Azure Service Bus
4 1 (1.39%) Azure DevOps
Communications & Networking
1 10 (13.89%) Firewall
2 3 (4.17%) Ethernet
3 2 (2.78%) Bluetooth
3 2 (2.78%) Wireless
4 1 (1.39%) DHCP
4 1 (1.39%) DNS
4 1 (1.39%) SSH
4 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
4 1 (1.39%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (13.89%) MySQL
1 10 (13.89%) PostgreSQL
2 4 (5.56%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 10 (13.89%) Git
1 10 (13.89%) GNU Toolchain
1 10 (13.89%) Subversion
2 4 (5.56%) JIRA
2 4 (5.56%) Xcode
3 3 (4.17%) Visual Studio
4 2 (2.78%) CANoe
5 1 (1.39%) PVCS
5 1 (1.39%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 19 (26.39%) Analytical Skills
2 13 (18.06%) Social Skills
3 9 (12.50%) Games
4 8 (11.11%) Automotive
4 8 (11.11%) Electronics
5 3 (4.17%) Law
5 3 (4.17%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.78%) Finance
7 1 (1.39%) Inclusion and Diversity
7 1 (1.39%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.39%) Public Sector
Job Titles
1 27 (37.50%) Developer
2 25 (34.72%) Embedded Engineer
2 25 (34.72%) Senior
3 23 (31.94%) Senior Embedded Engineer
4 17 (23.61%) C++ Developer
5 16 (22.22%) Embedded Linux Engineer
5 16 (22.22%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (22.22%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 13 (18.06%) Software Engineer
7 10 (13.89%) Linux Developer
8 7 (9.72%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (8.33%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (6.94%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 4 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
11 4 (5.56%) Software Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Architect
12 3 (4.17%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 3 (4.17%) Junior
12 3 (4.17%) Junior Developer
12 3 (4.17%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (25.00%) Yocto
2 10 (13.89%) Node.js
2 10 (13.89%) POSIX
3 5 (6.94%) .NET
3 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET
3 5 (6.94%) ASP.NET MVC
3 5 (6.94%) HTML
4 3 (4.17%) Blazor
5 2 (2.78%) AngularJS
5 2 (2.78%) CSS
5 2 (2.78%) Twitter Bootstrap
6 1 (1.39%) .NET Core
6 1 (1.39%) Ionic Framework
6 1 (1.39%) iOS SDK
6 1 (1.39%) Unity (Game Engine)
6 1 (1.39%) Unreal Engine
6 1 (1.39%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (26.39%) IoT
2 18 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
3 10 (13.89%) Linux Command Line
4 6 (8.33%) Virtual Team
5 2 (2.78%) ARM Cortex
5 2 (2.78%) Mobile App
6 1 (1.39%) Analogue Electronics
6 1 (1.39%) Device Driver
6 1 (1.39%) Infotainment
6 1 (1.39%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.39%) Mobile Games
6 1 (1.39%) Operational Technology
6 1 (1.39%) Robotics
6 1 (1.39%) SCADA
6 1 (1.39%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 32 (44.44%) Linux
2 17 (23.61%) Embedded Linux
3 10 (13.89%) Unix
4 4 (5.56%) Windows
5 3 (4.17%) FreeRTOS
6 1 (1.39%) Android
6 1 (1.39%) Apple iOS
6 1 (1.39%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.39%) Windows Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 22 (30.56%) Embedded Software Development
3 21 (29.17%) Agile
4 20 (27.78%) Problem-Solving
5 11 (15.28%) Open Source
6 9 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 8 (11.11%) Computer Science
8 5 (6.94%) MVC
8 5 (6.94%) Physics
8 5 (6.94%) Requirements Analysis
9 4 (5.56%) Mentoring
10 3 (4.17%) Software Architecture
11 2 (2.78%) Coaching
11 2 (2.78%) Cybersecurity
11 2 (2.78%) Integration Testing
11 2 (2.78%) Technical Debt
11 2 (2.78%) Test Automation
11 2 (2.78%) Use Case
11 2 (2.78%) User Acceptance Testing
11 2 (2.78%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 43 (59.72%) C
2 14 (19.44%) C#
3 11 (15.28%) Bash
4 10 (13.89%) Python
5 6 (8.33%) Java
6 4 (5.56%) SQL
7 3 (4.17%) JavaScript
8 2 (2.78%) MATLAB
8 2 (2.78%) PowerShell
9 1 (1.39%) COBOL
9 1 (1.39%) Embedded C
9 1 (1.39%) Micro Focus COBOL
9 1 (1.39%) Perl
9 1 (1.39%) PL/SQL
Qualifications
1 12 (16.67%) Degree
2 5 (6.94%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.39%) SC Cleared
3 1 (1.39%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.94%) Automotive SPICE
2 3 (4.17%) ISO 26262
2 3 (4.17%) MISRA
2 3 (4.17%) MISRA C
System Software
1 6 (8.33%) Firmware
2 2 (2.78%) Embedded Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.78%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 1 (1.39%) Cisco
1 1 (1.39%) EMC
1 1 (1.39%) Micro Focus
1 1 (1.39%) Remedy
1 1 (1.39%) Xamarin
1 1 (1.39%) YouTube