Period
to 18 January 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for X++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited X++ over the 6 months to 18 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
England > West Midlands
6 months to
18 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 279 295 319
Rank change year-on-year +16 +24 -4
Permanent jobs citing X++ 2 21 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.026% 0.21% 0.095%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.062% 0.42% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 2 13 9
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.00% -4.76% +7.69%
10th Percentile £36,500 £47,500 £38,500
90th Percentile £48,500 £72,500 £65,250
England median annual salary £60,000 £55,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +9.09% +10.00% -6.98%

X++ 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.

All Programming Languages
West Midlands
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 3,233 4,991 4,832
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 41.52% 50.81% 45.86%
Number of salaries quoted 2,660 4,192 4,081
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% - +1.27%
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,500 £25,000
90th Percentile £63,750 £60,000 £58,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

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

Job vacancy trend for X++ in the West Midlands

X++
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for X++ in the West Midlands

X++
Salary Histogram in the West Midlands

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing X++ in the West Midlands over the 6 months to 18 January 2019.

Salary histogram for X++ in the West Midlands

X++
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 X++ within the West Midlands region over the 6 months to 18 January 2019. 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
Job
Vacancies
Staffordshire +13 1 £35,000 -50.00%
X++
England

For the 6 months to 18 January 2019, IT jobs citing X++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the West Midlands region with a requirement for X++.

1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
1 2 (100.00%) C#
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
2 1 (50.00%) .NET
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
2 1 (50.00%) Web Services
2 1 (50.00%) XML
2 1 (50.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (50.00%) Finance
2 1 (50.00%) Tandem
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services

X++
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:

Business Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server
1 1 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 2 (100.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (50.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 1 (50.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Administrator
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Junior
1 1 (50.00%) Senior Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (50.00%) .NET
1 1 (50.00%) Web Services
1 1 (50.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (50.00%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) C#
2 1 (50.00%) SQL
Vendors
1 1 (50.00%) Microsoft