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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
England / West Midlands
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 226 241 217
Rank change year-on-year +15 -24  
Permanent jobs citing X++ 3 2 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.058% 0.032% 0.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.11% 0.075% 0.51%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 13
Median salary £51,500 £55,250 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.78% +16.31%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,300 £55,050 £29,600
10% offered a salary of more than £58,300 £55,450 £55,000
UK excluding London median salary £50,000 £42,500 £55,000
% change year-on-year +17.64% -22.72%  

X++ 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 2812 2672 2744
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 54.36% 42.94% 47.96%
Number of salaries quoted 2459 2225 2477
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £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%  

X++
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands citing X++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 23 June 2017.

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 3 months to 23 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 - 2 £49,500 -
X++
England

For the 6 months to 23 June 2017, IT jobs citing X++ 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 X++.

1 5 (100.00%) ERP
1 5 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
3 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 2 (40.00%) Finance
3 2 (40.00%) C#
3 2 (40.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) .NET
4 1 (20.00%) C++
4 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
4 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising
4 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration 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 5 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (80.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 2 (40.00%) SQL Server
3 1 (20.00%) Data Warehouse
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 1 (20.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
General
1 2 (40.00%) Finance
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
2 1 (20.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Developer
1 4 (80.00%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) ERP Support
2 1 (20.00%) Junior
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Junior Support Analyst
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) SSRS Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (100.00%) ERP
Programming Languages
1 2 (40.00%) C#
1 2 (40.00%) SQL
2 1 (20.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 4 (80.00%) Microsoft
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