Period
to 19 November 2017

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 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

X++
England > West Midlands
6 months to
19 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 308 327 307
Rank change year-on-year +19 -20 +8
Permanent jobs citing X++ 17 15 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 0.17% 0.13% 0.13%
As % of the Programming Languages category 0.33% 0.29% 0.27%
Number of salaries quoted 12 14 14
West Midlands median annual salary £50,000 £52,500 £48,750
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.76% +7.69% +30.00%
10th Percentile £46,375 £41,250 £28,025
90th Percentile £72,500 £65,875 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +5.26%

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 5193 5247 5179
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands 51.81% 45.83% 47.37%
Number of salaries quoted 4484 4380 4602
West Midlands median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £25,000 £23,500 £24,500
90th Percentile £58,750 £57,500 £56,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% 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 November 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 6 months to 19 November 2017. 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 +21 7 £70,000 +64.71%
Birmingham +24 6 £50,000 -16.67%
Worcestershire - 4 - -
X++
England

For the 6 months to 19 November 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 17 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
2 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
3 10 (58.82%) SQL
3 10 (58.82%) ERP
4 8 (47.06%) .NET
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
5 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
6 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
7 5 (29.41%) Power BI
8 4 (23.53%) MorphX
8 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
8 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
8 4 (23.53%) VB
8 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
8 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
8 4 (23.53%) Retail
9 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
9 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
10 1 (5.88%) Finance
10 1 (5.88%) Advertising
10 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
10 1 (5.88%) C++
10 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
10 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
10 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards
10 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
10 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
10 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
10 1 (5.88%) PMO

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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint
1 1 (5.88%) SharePoint Server
Business Applications
1 17 (100.00%) Dynamics AX
Cloud Services
1 2 (11.76%) Dynamics 365
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server
1 7 (41.18%) SQL Server Reporting Services
2 5 (29.41%) Power BI
3 2 (11.76%) SQL Server Analysis Services
4 1 (5.88%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 4 (23.53%) MorphX
1 4 (23.53%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (23.53%) Retail
2 1 (5.88%) Advertising
2 1 (5.88%) Finance
Job Titles
1 8 (47.06%) Developer
1 8 (47.06%) Dynamics AX Developer
2 4 (23.53%) Business Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Business Systems Manager
2 4 (23.53%) Programmer
2 4 (23.53%) Systems Manager
3 3 (17.65%) Consultant
3 3 (17.65%) Dynamics AX Consultant
4 2 (11.76%) Analyst
4 2 (11.76%) Support Analyst
5 1 (5.88%) Business Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Business Intelligence Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft BI Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Microsoft Consultant
5 1 (5.88%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (47.06%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 1 (5.88%) iPad
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (58.82%) ERP
2 6 (35.29%) Business Intelligence
3 4 (23.53%) Performance Monitoring
3 4 (23.53%) Root Cause Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (5.88%) Business Analysis
4 1 (5.88%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 10 (58.82%) SQL
2 4 (23.53%) VB
3 1 (5.88%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.88%) PMO
System Software
1 1 (5.88%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 14 (82.35%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) JD Edwards