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 27 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 98 121 70
Rank change year-on-year +23 -51  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 150 122 203
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 2.91% 1.98% 3.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.40% 4.62% 7.45%
Number of salaries quoted 137 110 181
Median salary £35,000 £35,500 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -1.40% -1.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £24,000 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £52,500
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 2780 2639 2724
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 53.90% 42.88% 47.98%
Number of salaries quoted 2428 2185 2453
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 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +3.65% +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 27 June 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 27 June 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 +40 52 £30,000 -26.82% 13
Coventry +15 48 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Warwickshire -5 13 £25,000 -28.57% 6
Staffordshire +16 12 £26,500 +10.41% 1
Worcestershire -10 9 £40,000 -
Halesowen - 6 £45,000 - 1
Wolverhampton +9 2 £45,000 +38.46%
Walsall - 2 £45,000 -
Willenhall - 2 £45,000 -
Herefordshire - 1 £37,500 - 1
C++
England

For the 6 months to 27 June 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++.

1 133 (52.16%) C#
2 111 (43.53%) Software Engineering
3 108 (42.35%) Java
4 92 (36.08%) Degree
5 77 (30.20%) Linux
6 71 (27.84%) Computer Science
7 68 (26.67%) C
8 65 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
9 60 (23.53%) .NET
10 52 (20.39%) Electronics
11 51 (20.00%) SQL
12 50 (19.61%) Python
13 46 (18.04%) Git (software)
14 43 (16.86%) Mathematics
14 43 (16.86%) Physics
15 40 (15.69%) OOP
15 40 (15.69%) Windows
16 38 (14.90%) JavaScript
17 35 (13.73%) OO
18 34 (13.33%) Algorithms
19 30 (11.76%) PhD
20 29 (11.37%) Firmware
20 29 (11.37%) Computer Science Degree
20 29 (11.37%) Test Automation
21 28 (10.98%) HTML
22 27 (10.59%) XML
23 26 (10.20%) Automotive
23 26 (10.20%) ASP.NET
24 25 (9.80%) Games
24 25 (9.80%) 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 14 (5.49%) Apache
2 3 (1.18%) JBoss
2 3 (1.18%) SAS
3 2 (0.78%) Elasticsearch
4 1 (0.39%) IIS
4 1 (0.39%) Jetty
4 1 (0.39%) Tomcat
Applications
1 9 (3.53%) 3ds Max
1 9 (3.53%) Maya
2 7 (2.75%) Maple
2 7 (2.75%) Microsoft Excel
3 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Office
3 5 (1.96%) Simulink
4 4 (1.57%) Stateflow
5 3 (1.18%) SPSS
Business Applications
1 1 (0.39%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 9 (3.53%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (2.75%) SaaS
3 2 (0.78%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (5.49%) SMS
1 14 (5.49%) TCP/IP
2 9 (3.53%) Bluetooth
3 7 (2.75%) Wireless
4 5 (1.96%) Ethernet
4 5 (1.96%) Internet
4 5 (1.96%) Wi-Fi
4 5 (1.96%) ZigBee
5 2 (0.78%) RS-232
5 2 (0.78%) RS-485
6 1 (0.39%) 3G
6 1 (0.39%) Firewall
6 1 (0.39%) Network Security
6 1 (0.39%) Skype
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (9.41%) SQL Server
2 23 (9.02%) MySQL
3 18 (7.06%) NoSQL
4 16 (6.27%) MongoDB
4 16 (6.27%) Redis
5 8 (3.14%) Relational Database
6 4 (1.57%) Data Mining
6 4 (1.57%) RDBMS
7 3 (1.18%) Oracle Database
7 3 (1.18%) SAS EBI
7 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Integration Services
7 3 (1.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 2 (0.78%) Riak
9 1 (0.39%) Big Data
9 1 (0.39%) BusinessObjects
9 1 (0.39%) IBM InfoSphere
Development Applications
1 46 (18.04%) Git (software)
2 22 (8.63%) Subversion
3 17 (6.67%) Eclipse
4 12 (4.71%) Visual Studio
5 11 (4.31%) Mercurial
6 10 (3.92%) Clang
6 10 (3.92%) Jenkins
6 10 (3.92%) JIRA
7 9 (3.53%) Selenium
8 8 (3.14%) LabVIEW
9 5 (1.96%) Atlassian Bamboo
9 5 (1.96%) Rational Rhapsody
10 4 (1.57%) GoCD
10 4 (1.57%) Hudson
10 4 (1.57%) InstallShield
10 4 (1.57%) MSBuild
10 4 (1.57%) Octopus Deploy
10 4 (1.57%) Team Foundation Server
10 4 (1.57%) TeamCity
11 3 (1.18%) JUnit
General
1 52 (20.39%) Electronics
2 26 (10.20%) Automotive
3 25 (9.80%) Games
4 14 (5.49%) Billing
5 11 (4.31%) Manufacturing
6 10 (3.92%) Finance
7 5 (1.96%) Retail
8 3 (1.18%) Aerospace
9 2 (0.78%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 121 (47.45%) Developer
2 71 (27.84%) Software Engineer
3 53 (20.78%) Graduate
4 46 (18.04%) Graduate Developer
5 31 (12.16%) Embedded Engineer
6 27 (10.59%) Software Developer
7 20 (7.84%) C# Software Engineer
8 19 (7.45%) C# Developer
8 19 (7.45%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 19 (7.45%) Firmware Engineer
9 18 (7.06%) C++ Developer
10 16 (6.27%) C++ Software Engineer
10 16 (6.27%) Junior
11 15 (5.88%) .NET Software Engineer
11 15 (5.88%) Senior Developer
12 13 (5.10%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
13 12 (4.71%) Developer/Software Engineer
13 12 (4.71%) Junior Developer
14 11 (4.31%) Applications Engineer
15 10 (3.92%) Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 60 (23.53%) .NET
2 28 (10.98%) HTML
3 27 (10.59%) XML
4 26 (10.20%) ASP.NET
5 15 (5.88%) .NET Framework
6 13 (5.10%) CSS
7 11 (4.31%) Middleware
7 11 (4.31%) Web Services
8 10 (3.92%) Entity Framework
9 9 (3.53%) RESTful
9 9 (3.53%) Unity (Game Engine)
10 8 (3.14%) HTML5
10 8 (3.14%) J2EE
11 6 (2.35%) MFC
12 5 (1.96%) ATL
12 5 (1.96%) CGI
12 5 (1.96%) DirectX
12 5 (1.96%) OpenGL
12 5 (1.96%) Qt
13 4 (1.57%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 71 (27.84%) Computer Science
2 34 (13.33%) Algorithms
3 17 (6.67%) Embedded Systems
4 14 (5.49%) Mobile Payment
5 11 (4.31%) Enterprise Software
6 10 (3.92%) Client/Server
6 10 (3.92%) SystemC
7 8 (3.14%) VHDL
8 7 (2.75%) BBC
8 7 (2.75%) CAN bus
8 7 (2.75%) Greenfield Project
9 4 (1.57%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.18%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 3 (1.18%) Internet of Things
10 3 (1.18%) SCADA
11 2 (0.78%) Analytical Skills
11 2 (0.78%) Data Structures
11 2 (0.78%) Device Driver
11 2 (0.78%) Life Science
11 2 (0.78%) Smart Home
Operating Systems
1 77 (30.20%) Linux
2 40 (15.69%) Windows
3 18 (7.06%) Android
4 15 (5.88%) Apple iOS
5 14 (5.49%) CentOS
5 14 (5.49%) Ubuntu
6 13 (5.10%) Unix
7 11 (4.31%) Debian
8 8 (3.14%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 5 (1.96%) Embedded Linux
10 2 (0.78%) Windows Embedded Compact
11 1 (0.39%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 111 (43.53%) Software Engineering
2 65 (25.49%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (16.86%) Mathematics
3 43 (16.86%) Physics
4 40 (15.69%) OOP
5 35 (13.73%) OO
6 29 (11.37%) Test Automation
7 25 (9.80%) Scrum
8 19 (7.45%) Business Intelligence
9 17 (6.67%) Computer Vision
9 17 (6.67%) Continuous Integration
9 17 (6.67%) Signal Processing
10 16 (6.27%) SDLC
11 15 (5.88%) Line Management
12 14 (5.49%) Open Source
13 13 (5.10%) Android Development
14 12 (4.71%) Mentoring
14 12 (4.71%) UML
15 11 (4.31%) Configuration Management
15 11 (4.31%) MVC
Programming Languages
1 133 (52.16%) C#
2 108 (42.35%) Java
3 68 (26.67%) C
4 51 (20.00%) SQL
5 50 (19.61%) Python
6 38 (14.90%) JavaScript
7 23 (9.02%) MATLAB
8 22 (8.63%) Embedded C
9 16 (6.27%) PHP
10 15 (5.88%) Embedded C++
11 14 (5.49%) VB.NET
12 9 (3.53%) Lua
12 9 (3.53%) PowerShell
13 8 (3.14%) VB
14 7 (2.75%) VBA
15 4 (1.57%) Bash Shell
15 4 (1.57%) Go
15 4 (1.57%) VC++
16 3 (1.18%) Ada
16 3 (1.18%) HiveQL
Qualifications
1 92 (36.08%) Degree
2 30 (11.76%) PhD
3 29 (11.37%) Computer Science Degree
4 7 (2.75%) GNVQ
4 7 (2.75%) HND
5 5 (1.96%) Microsoft Certification
6 3 (1.18%) CEH
6 3 (1.18%) SC Cleared
6 3 (1.18%) Security Cleared
7 2 (0.78%) Numerate Degree
8 1 (0.39%) BPSS Clearance
8 1 (0.39%) ISEB
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB
8 1 (0.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
8 1 (0.39%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.92%) MISRA
2 3 (1.18%) Def Stans
2 3 (1.18%) DO-178B
2 3 (1.18%) DO-254
2 3 (1.18%) ISO 9001
2 3 (1.18%) MISRA C
3 2 (0.78%) PMO
3 2 (0.78%) QA
4 1 (0.39%) GAMP
4 1 (0.39%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.39%) IEC 62304
4 1 (0.39%) ISO 26262
System Software
1 29 (11.37%) Firmware
2 4 (1.57%) Docker
3 1 (0.39%) Virtual Desktop
Systems Management
1 5 (1.96%) Opscode Chef
2 4 (1.57%) Ansible
2 4 (1.57%) Puppet
2 4 (1.57%) Terraform
3 1 (0.39%) SELinux
Vendors
1 21 (8.24%) Microsoft
2 15 (5.88%) Red Hat
3 10 (3.92%) Green Hills
4 9 (3.53%) Oracle
5 5 (1.96%) Renesas
6 4 (1.57%) Google
7 3 (1.18%) MicroStrategy
7 3 (1.18%) MKS
7 3 (1.18%) QNX
7 3 (1.18%) Rockwell
7 3 (1.18%) Tableau
8 2 (0.78%) Freescale
8 2 (0.78%) Fujitsu
9 1 (0.39%) Assembla
9 1 (0.39%) IBM
9 1 (0.39%) Siemens
9 1 (0.39%) Sybase
Birmingham
Monarch Recruitment Ltd.
Posted: Yesterday
Staffordshire
Progressive Recruitment
Salary: competitive
Posted: Yesterday
Alcester, Warwickshire
Big Red Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + 4 day working week
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £60,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 18 hours ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
FIS Global
Salary: Up to £50,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwickshire
Talent Analytix
Salary: From £60,000 to £70,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £55000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham
ECOM
Salary: £20000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Birmingham, West Midlands (County)
Maurice Nash
Salary: From £80,000 to £80,000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £35000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 14 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 11 days ago
Coventry
Hays Specialist Recruitment Ltd
Salary: £18000.00 - £23000.00 per annum
Posted: 25 days ago
Warwickshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Warwick
Computer Futures
Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Applause IT Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 11 days ago
Herefordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago
Birmingham
Intouch Games Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + benefits (inc flexi hrs)
Posted: 6 days ago
Halesowen, West Midlands (County)
In touch games
Salary: £40000 - £50000 Per Annum + benefits (inc flexible working hrs)
Posted: 8 days ago