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

Microsoft Visual C++
England / West Midlands
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 228 240 224
Rank change year-on-year +12 -16  
Permanent jobs citing VC++ 1 1 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.019% 0.016% 0.16%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.036% 0.038% 0.33%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 9
Median salary £41,500 £27,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +50.90% -31.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £39,750 £26,250 £33,100
10% offered a salary of more than £43,250 £28,750 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £35,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year +21.42% -9.09%  

VC++ 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 2758 2643 2727
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 53.68% 42.85% 47.95%
Number of salaries quoted 5680 5266 5830
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,750 £22,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £56,250 £56,250 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +4.93% +1.25%  

VC++
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for VC++ in the West Midlands

VC++
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for VC++ in the West Midlands

VC++
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 VC++ within the West Midlands region over the 3 months to 28 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
Worcestershire - 1 £41,500 -
VC++
England

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, IT jobs citing VC++ 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 VC++.

1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) MFC
1 4 (100.00%) ATL
2 3 (75.00%) InstallShield
2 3 (75.00%) Scrum
2 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
2 3 (75.00%) JUnit
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
2 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
2 3 (75.00%) NUnit
2 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (75.00%) MSTest
3 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 2 (50.00%) Degree
3 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
4 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering

VC++
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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (75.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 3 (75.00%) InstallShield
1 3 (75.00%) JUnit
1 3 (75.00%) MSTest
1 3 (75.00%) NUnit
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Developer
1 4 (100.00%) Senior Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (75.00%) Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 2 (50.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 2 (50.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Developer
4 1 (25.00%) C/C++ Software Developer
4 1 (25.00%) Senior C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (100.00%) ATL
1 4 (100.00%) MFC
2 3 (75.00%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (75.00%) Agile Software Development
1 3 (75.00%) Scrum
1 3 (75.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (50.00%) Project Planning
3 1 (25.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 4 (100.00%) C
1 4 (100.00%) C++
1 4 (100.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) C#
2 3 (75.00%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 2 (50.00%) Computer Science Degree
1 2 (50.00%) Degree