Period
to 19 October 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 19 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 281 321 338
Rank change year-on-year +40 +17 -22
Permanent jobs citing X++ 14 7 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.16% 0.071% 0.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.37% 0.13% 0.23%
Number of salaries quoted 9 7 11
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +11.11% -10.00%
10th Percentile £44,000 £44,250 £41,250
90th Percentile £65,500 £56,000 £66,250
England median annual salary £55,000 £57,500 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.35% +9.52% +5.00%

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 3,765 5,227 5,282
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 43.67% 52.71% 44.77%
Number of salaries quoted 3,210 4,553 4,398
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £25,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £63,750 £57,500 £58,750
England median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £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 19 October 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 19 October 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 +20 10 £55,000 +10.00% 7
Staffordshire +16 1 £35,000 -26.32%
X++
England

For the 6 months to 19 October 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 14 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 10 (71.43%) Microsoft
3 8 (57.14%) C#
3 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
4 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
5 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (42.86%) XML
5 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
6 5 (35.71%) Dynamics 365
7 4 (28.57%) ERP
7 4 (28.57%) Advertising
8 3 (21.43%) Finance
9 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
9 2 (14.29%) SQL
9 2 (14.29%) Logistics
9 2 (14.29%) Retail
9 2 (14.29%) MorphX
9 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
10 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
10 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
10 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
10 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
10 1 (7.14%) Presales
10 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
10 1 (7.14%) Migration
10 1 (7.14%) Tandem
10 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
10 1 (7.14%) Web 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 14 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 5 (35.71%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (50.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 6 (42.86%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 7 (50.00%) Visual Studio
2 6 (42.86%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (14.29%) MorphX
General
1 4 (28.57%) Advertising
2 3 (21.43%) Finance
3 2 (14.29%) Manufacturing
3 2 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Developer
1 11 (78.57%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Microsoft Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Architect
3 1 (7.14%) ERP Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Functional Consultant
3 1 (7.14%) Junior
3 1 (7.14%) Programmer
3 1 (7.14%) Senior Developer
3 1 (7.14%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Administrator
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Architect
3 1 (7.14%) Technical Solutions Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 6 (42.86%) XML
3 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (7.14%) Tandem
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
2 4 (28.57%) ERP
3 2 (14.29%) Logistics
4 1 (7.14%) Business Intelligence
4 1 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
4 1 (7.14%) Customer-Centricity
4 1 (7.14%) Data Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Decision-Making
4 1 (7.14%) Migration
4 1 (7.14%) Presales
4 1 (7.14%) Process Improvement
Programming Languages
1 8 (57.14%) C#
2 2 (14.29%) SQL
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Microsoft