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

C++
England / West Midlands
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 105 79 103
Rank change year-on-year -26 +24  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 107 199 123
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.23% 3.22% 2.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.62% 7.35% 4.93%
Number of salaries quoted 105 184 105
Median salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +14.28% -6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £21,400
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £47,500 £52,800
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +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 2314 2709 2495
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 48.30% 43.84% 49.14%
Number of salaries quoted 1998 2371 2218
Median salary £39,000 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -2.50% +6.66%  
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

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 29 March 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 29 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
Birmingham -7 38 £37,500 -6.25% 5
Coventry +34 21 £40,000 - 2
Worcestershire -27 19 £40,000 +60.00% 1
Warwickshire +13 12 £40,000 +14.28% 3
Staffordshire +2 9 £26,750 -2.72% 2
Wolverhampton +2 1 £30,000 -17.24%
Shropshire -7 1 £30,000 +15.38% 1
Solihull -19 1 £39,000 +0.64% 1
Walsall - 1 £45,000 -
C++
England

For the 6 months to 29 March 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++.

1 106 (46.90%) C#
2 100 (44.25%) Java
3 95 (42.04%) Software Engineering
4 80 (35.40%) C
5 77 (34.07%) Linux
6 76 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
7 62 (27.43%) Python
8 58 (25.66%) Degree
9 56 (24.78%) .NET
10 51 (22.57%) JavaScript
11 39 (17.26%) Electronics
12 38 (16.81%) JIRA
13 35 (15.49%) Automation Testing
13 35 (15.49%) Windows
13 35 (15.49%) OOP
14 32 (14.16%) SQL
14 32 (14.16%) Computer Science
15 31 (13.72%) Selenium
16 27 (11.95%) Git (software)
16 27 (11.95%) Embedded C
17 26 (11.50%) Test Scripting
18 23 (10.18%) Microsoft
18 23 (10.18%) Automotive
18 23 (10.18%) Scrum
19 22 (9.73%) Mathematics
19 22 (9.73%) HTML
19 22 (9.73%) SQL Server
20 21 (9.29%) ASP.NET
20 21 (9.29%) OO
20 21 (9.29%) Physics

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 7 (3.10%) Apache
2 4 (1.77%) IIS
2 4 (1.77%) SharePoint
3 2 (0.88%) Jetty
3 2 (0.88%) Tomcat
4 1 (0.44%) CMS
4 1 (0.44%) Drupal
4 1 (0.44%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 6 (2.65%) Simulink
2 5 (2.21%) MS Excel
2 5 (2.21%) Stateflow
3 4 (1.77%) 3ds Max
3 4 (1.77%) Maya
4 2 (0.88%) Maple
4 2 (0.88%) MS Office
5 1 (0.44%) Blender
Business Applications
1 4 (1.77%) Dynamics CRM
2 1 (0.44%) OpenText MBPM
2 1 (0.44%) OpenText Process Suite
Cloud Services
1 8 (3.54%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (1.33%) Google Cloud Platform
3 2 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (0.88%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 12 (5.31%) TCP/IP
2 8 (3.54%) Bluetooth
3 5 (2.21%) Wireless
4 4 (1.77%) Ethernet
4 4 (1.77%) Internet
4 4 (1.77%) RS-232
4 4 (1.77%) SMS
4 4 (1.77%) Wi-Fi
4 4 (1.77%) ZigBee
5 3 (1.33%) DNS
5 3 (1.33%) SNMP
6 2 (0.88%) HTTP
6 2 (0.88%) RS-485
6 2 (0.88%) Skype
7 1 (0.44%) 3G
7 1 (0.44%) Firewall
7 1 (0.44%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 16 (7.08%) MySQL
3 8 (3.54%) NoSQL
4 7 (3.10%) Redis
4 7 (3.10%) Relational Database
5 6 (2.65%) MongoDB
6 4 (1.77%) RDBMS
6 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 4 (1.77%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 2 (0.88%) BODI
7 2 (0.88%) BusinessObjects
7 2 (0.88%) QlikView
7 2 (0.88%) Riak
8 1 (0.44%) IBM InfoSphere
8 1 (0.44%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 38 (16.81%) JIRA
2 31 (13.72%) Selenium
3 27 (11.95%) Git (software)
4 18 (7.96%) Subversion
5 15 (6.64%) Jenkins
5 15 (6.64%) Visual Studio
6 13 (5.75%) Mercurial
7 11 (4.87%) Hudson
7 11 (4.87%) Robot Framework
8 8 (3.54%) Eclipse
9 6 (2.65%) CANoe
9 6 (2.65%) Clang
9 6 (2.65%) VectorCAST
10 5 (2.21%) Atlassian Bamboo
10 5 (2.21%) GoCD
10 5 (2.21%) MSBuild
10 5 (2.21%) Octopus Deploy
10 5 (2.21%) Team Foundation Server
10 5 (2.21%) TeamCity
11 4 (1.77%) PVCS
General
1 39 (17.26%) Electronics
2 23 (10.18%) Automotive
3 14 (6.19%) Finance
4 13 (5.75%) Manufacturing
5 11 (4.87%) Games
6 7 (3.10%) Retail
7 4 (1.77%) Billing
7 4 (1.77%) Pharmaceutical
8 1 (0.44%) Aerospace
8 1 (0.44%) Legal
8 1 (0.44%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 83 (36.73%) Developer
2 72 (31.86%) Software Engineer
3 38 (16.81%) Graduate
4 36 (15.93%) Embedded Engineer
5 35 (15.49%) Graduate Developer
6 31 (13.72%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 19 (8.41%) Software Developer
7 19 (8.41%) Test Leader
8 17 (7.52%) Junior
9 16 (7.08%) C++ Developer
10 15 (6.64%) C# Developer
11 12 (5.31%) Automation Test Lead
11 12 (5.31%) C++ Software Engineer
11 12 (5.31%) Junior Developer
12 11 (4.87%) Java Developer
13 10 (4.42%) C# Software Engineer
13 10 (4.42%) Programmer
14 9 (3.98%) Analyst
14 9 (3.98%) Firmware Engineer
14 9 (3.98%) Junior C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (24.78%) .NET
2 22 (9.73%) HTML
3 21 (9.29%) ASP.NET
4 16 (7.08%) XML
5 15 (6.64%) CSS
6 10 (4.42%) Middleware
6 10 (4.42%) Web Services
7 9 (3.98%) HTML5
7 9 (3.98%) JSON
8 7 (3.10%) J2EE
9 6 (2.65%) Qt
9 6 (2.65%) Unity (Game Engine)
9 6 (2.65%) X-Windows
10 5 (2.21%) .NET Framework
10 5 (2.21%) jQuery
10 5 (2.21%) Node.js
10 5 (2.21%) RESTful
10 5 (2.21%) WCF
11 4 (1.77%) Ajax
11 4 (1.77%) WF
Miscellaneous
1 32 (14.16%) Computer Science
2 21 (9.29%) Algorithms
3 13 (5.75%) Embedded Systems
4 8 (3.54%) Analytical Skills
4 8 (3.54%) Mobile App
5 6 (2.65%) Enterprise Software
5 6 (2.65%) Fintech
5 6 (2.65%) SystemC
6 5 (2.21%) Client/Server
6 5 (2.21%) Data Structures
6 5 (2.21%) VHDL
7 4 (1.77%) Life Science
7 4 (1.77%) Mobile Payment
7 4 (1.77%) User Experience
8 3 (1.33%) Device Driver
8 3 (1.33%) Linux Command Line
9 2 (0.88%) Blog
9 2 (0.88%) CAN bus
9 2 (0.88%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 2 (0.88%) SCADA
Operating Systems
1 77 (34.07%) Linux
2 35 (15.49%) Windows
3 16 (7.08%) Android
4 14 (6.19%) Unix
5 12 (5.31%) Apple iOS
6 6 (2.65%) Embedded Linux
6 6 (2.65%) Mac OS X
7 5 (2.21%) Ubuntu
8 4 (1.77%) CentOS
8 4 (1.77%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 3 (1.33%) Windows Embedded Compact
10 2 (0.88%) Debian
11 1 (0.44%) MeeGo
11 1 (0.44%) SUSE
11 1 (0.44%) Tizen
Processes & Methodologies
1 95 (42.04%) Software Engineering
2 76 (33.63%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (15.49%) Automation Testing
3 35 (15.49%) OOP
4 26 (11.50%) Test Scripting
5 23 (10.18%) Scrum
6 22 (9.73%) Mathematics
7 21 (9.29%) OO
7 21 (9.29%) Physics
8 17 (7.52%) SDLC
9 12 (5.31%) MVC
10 11 (4.87%) Android Development
10 11 (4.87%) Automated Testing
10 11 (4.87%) Open Source
11 10 (4.42%) Mentoring
12 9 (3.98%) Continuous Integration
13 8 (3.54%) Configuration Management
13 8 (3.54%) iOS Development
14 7 (3.10%) E-Commerce
14 7 (3.10%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 106 (46.90%) C#
2 100 (44.25%) Java
3 80 (35.40%) C
4 62 (27.43%) Python
5 51 (22.57%) JavaScript
6 32 (14.16%) SQL
7 27 (11.95%) Embedded C
8 18 (7.96%) PHP
9 16 (7.08%) Embedded C++
10 15 (6.64%) VB.NET
11 12 (5.31%) MATLAB
12 7 (3.10%) Go
12 7 (3.10%) PowerShell
13 5 (2.21%) Lua
13 5 (2.21%) Objective-C
13 5 (2.21%) Perl
13 5 (2.21%) VB
14 3 (1.33%) Ruby
14 3 (1.33%) VBA
14 3 (1.33%) VC++
Qualifications
1 58 (25.66%) Degree
2 14 (6.19%) PhD
3 9 (3.98%) ISTQB
4 3 (1.33%) CEH
4 3 (1.33%) Microsoft Certification
4 3 (1.33%) SC Cleared
4 3 (1.33%) Security Cleared
5 2 (0.88%) HND
6 1 (0.44%) ISEB
6 1 (0.44%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 1 (0.44%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (6.64%) MISRA
2 6 (2.65%) QA
3 5 (2.21%) ISO 9001
4 3 (1.33%) Def Stans
4 3 (1.33%) DO-178B
4 3 (1.33%) DO-254
4 3 (1.33%) MISRA C
5 2 (0.88%) IEC 61508
5 2 (0.88%) ISO26262
6 1 (0.44%) GAMP
6 1 (0.44%) JTAG
System Software
1 17 (7.52%) Firmware
2 8 (3.54%) Docker
3 2 (0.88%) Cygwin
Systems Management
1 7 (3.10%) Puppet
2 6 (2.65%) Opscode Chef
3 5 (2.21%) Ansible
3 5 (2.21%) Terraform
4 1 (0.44%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 23 (10.18%) Microsoft
2 11 (4.87%) Google
3 10 (4.42%) Oracle
4 7 (3.10%) Green Hills
5 6 (2.65%) Renesas
6 5 (2.21%) Freescale
6 5 (2.21%) Red Hat
6 5 (2.21%) Rockwell
7 4 (1.77%) Fujitsu
7 4 (1.77%) MKS
7 4 (1.77%) NEC
8 3 (1.33%) HP
9 2 (0.88%) Apple
9 2 (0.88%) Fiorano
9 2 (0.88%) Sybase
9 2 (0.88%) Zend
10 1 (0.44%) IBM
10 1 (0.44%) Perforce
10 1 (0.44%) Salesforce.com
10 1 (0.44%) Siemens
West Midlands
Triad Resourcing
Posted: 7 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 20 hours ago
Tamworth, Staffordshire
SYSTEM RECRUITMENT LTD
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Itecco
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 19 hours ago
Solihull, West Midlands (County)
Informatiq Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + bonus, pension, healthcare
Posted: 15 hours ago
Nuneaton, Warwickshire
ISL
Salary: £30000 - £45000 per annum + flexi working
Posted: 2 days ago
West Midlands
IT Connections
Salary: to £45000
Posted: 5 days ago
Telford, Shropshire
Erin Associates
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Southam, Warwickshire
Directways Limited
Salary: From £40,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Rugeley, Staffordshire
Senitor Associates
Salary: £20000 - £30000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Evesham
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 16 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Competitive Salary x Benefits
Posted: 21 days ago
Rugby
Recruitment Genius Ltd
Posted: 20 days ago
Coventry, West Midlands (County)
Leidos
Posted: 20 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 27 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 27 days ago