Period
to 15 August 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 15 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
England > West Midlands
6 months to
15 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 270 322 348
Rank change year-on-year +52 +26 -42
Permanent jobs citing X++ 28 9 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.31% 0.090% 0.058%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.68% 0.17% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 20 9 7
West Midlands median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% -4.76% +10.53%
10th Percentile £45,250 £43,250 £39,250
90th Percentile £73,875 £55,600 £64,450
England median annual salary £57,500 £60,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year -4.17% +14.29% +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 4,129 5,259 5,234
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 45.50% 52.57% 43.38%
Number of salaries quoted 3,497 4,589 4,402
West Midlands median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% -
10th Percentile £26,000 £25,000 £23,250
90th Percentile £62,500 £57,500 £57,500
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 15 August 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 15 August 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 +22 21 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Staffordshire +5 2 £53,750 +13.16% 1
Shropshire - 1 - -
X++
England

For the 6 months to 15 August 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 28 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
3 16 (57.14%) C#
4 12 (42.86%) .NET
4 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
5 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
5 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
5 11 (39.29%) Dynamics 365
6 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
6 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
6 10 (35.71%) XML
7 9 (32.14%) ERP
8 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
9 6 (21.43%) Finance
9 6 (21.43%) Advertising
9 6 (21.43%) SQL
10 5 (17.86%) Migration
10 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
11 4 (14.29%) Retail
11 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
12 3 (10.71%) Logistics
12 3 (10.71%) Web Services
13 2 (7.14%) SAP
13 2 (7.14%) Oracle
13 2 (7.14%) JD Edwards
13 2 (7.14%) Sage
13 2 (7.14%) MorphX
13 2 (7.14%) Decision-Making
13 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
14 1 (3.57%) Presales

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 28 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 11 (39.29%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (39.29%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 10 (35.71%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (42.86%) Visual Studio
2 10 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 2 (7.14%) MorphX
General
1 7 (25.00%) Manufacturing
2 6 (21.43%) Advertising
2 6 (21.43%) Finance
3 4 (14.29%) Retail
Job Titles
1 19 (67.86%) Developer
1 19 (67.86%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 7 (25.00%) Microsoft Developer
3 3 (10.71%) Senior Developer
4 2 (7.14%) Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Consultant
4 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Architect
4 2 (7.14%) Dynamics AX Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Project Manager
4 2 (7.14%) Technical Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Administrator
5 1 (3.57%) Dynamics AX Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Functional Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Junior
5 1 (3.57%) Programmer
5 1 (3.57%) Senior Microsoft Developer
5 1 (3.57%) Solutions Architect
5 1 (3.57%) Support Consultant
5 1 (3.57%) Support Technician
5 1 (3.57%) Technical Administrator
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (42.86%) .NET
2 10 (35.71%) XML
3 3 (10.71%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 4 (14.29%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Mindset
2 1 (3.57%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (39.29%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (32.14%) ERP
3 5 (17.86%) Data Migration
3 5 (17.86%) Migration
4 3 (10.71%) Logistics
5 2 (7.14%) Decision-Making
5 2 (7.14%) Process Improvement
6 1 (3.57%) Business Intelligence
6 1 (3.57%) Customer Requirements
6 1 (3.57%) Customer-Centricity
6 1 (3.57%) E-Commerce
6 1 (3.57%) Presales
6 1 (3.57%) Project Management
6 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 16 (57.14%) C#
2 6 (21.43%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.57%) ACCA
1 1 (3.57%) CIMA
1 1 (3.57%) Degree
Vendors
1 18 (64.29%) Microsoft
2 2 (7.14%) JD Edwards
2 2 (7.14%) Oracle
2 2 (7.14%) Sage
2 2 (7.14%) SAP
3 1 (3.57%) Epicor
3 1 (3.57%) Infor