Period
to 22 June 2018

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 22 June 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
England > West Midlands
6 months to
22 Jun 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 271 315 347
Rank change year-on-year +44 +32 -37
Permanent jobs citing X++ 33 5 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.35% 0.051% 0.024%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.74% 0.10% 0.056%
Number of salaries quoted 23 5 3
West Midlands median annual salary £57,500 £51,500 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.65% -1.90% +10.53%
10th Percentile £46,250 £34,000 £47,250
90th Percentile £74,750 £61,500 £55,350
England median annual salary £60,000 £75,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year -20.00% +36.36% +4.76%

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 4,440 4,993 5,367
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 46.78% 50.91% 43.54%
Number of salaries quoted 3,706 4,342 4,581
West Midlands median annual salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +1.33%
10th Percentile £26,250 £24,750 £23,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +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 22 June 2018.

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 22 June 2018. 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
Birmingham +18 26 £58,750 +18.69%
Shropshire - 1 - -
Staffordshire - 1 £72,500 -
X++
England

For the 6 months to 22 June 2018, 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 33 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
3 16 (48.48%) C#
4 15 (45.45%) .NET
5 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 14 (42.42%) Dynamics 365
6 13 (39.39%) ERP
7 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
7 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
7 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
8 10 (30.30%) XML
9 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
10 7 (21.21%) Advertising
11 6 (18.18%) Migration
11 6 (18.18%) SQL
11 6 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
11 6 (18.18%) Retail
11 6 (18.18%) Finance
11 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
12 5 (15.15%) MorphX
13 4 (12.12%) Logistics
13 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
14 3 (9.09%) Web Services
14 3 (9.09%) Power BI
15 2 (6.06%) Presales
15 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
15 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
15 2 (6.06%) Customer-Centricity
15 2 (6.06%) SAP

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 33 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 14 (42.42%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 11 (33.33%) SQL Server
3 3 (9.09%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 11 (33.33%) Visual Studio
2 10 (30.30%) Team Foundation Server
3 5 (15.15%) MorphX
General
1 8 (24.24%) Manufacturing
2 7 (21.21%) Advertising
3 6 (18.18%) Finance
3 6 (18.18%) Retail
Job Titles
1 22 (66.67%) Developer
1 22 (66.67%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 8 (24.24%) Microsoft Developer
3 6 (18.18%) Senior Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Consultant
5 3 (9.09%) Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Dynamics AX Architect
5 3 (9.09%) Technical Architect
6 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) ERP Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Functional Consultant
6 2 (6.06%) Project Manager
6 2 (6.06%) Support Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Consultant
7 1 (3.03%) Programmer
7 1 (3.03%) Senior Microsoft Developer
7 1 (3.03%) Solutions Architect
7 1 (3.03%) Support Technician
7 1 (3.03%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (45.45%) .NET
2 10 (30.30%) XML
3 3 (9.09%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (18.18%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (3.03%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (39.39%) ERP
2 11 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 6 (18.18%) Data Migration
3 6 (18.18%) Migration
4 4 (12.12%) Business Intelligence
4 4 (12.12%) Logistics
5 2 (6.06%) Customer-Centricity
5 2 (6.06%) Decision-Making
5 2 (6.06%) Presales
5 2 (6.06%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.03%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.03%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
6 1 (3.03%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (48.48%) C#
2 6 (18.18%) SQL
3 1 (3.03%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (3.03%) ACCA
1 1 (3.03%) CIMA
1 1 (3.03%) Degree
1 1 (3.03%) Microsoft Certification
Vendors
1 22 (66.67%) Microsoft
2 2 (6.06%) JD Edwards
2 2 (6.06%) Oracle
2 2 (6.06%) Sage
2 2 (6.06%) SAP
3 1 (3.03%) Epicor
3 1 (3.03%) Infor