The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 42 45 62
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +17
Permanent jobs citing C++ 5 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 2.13% 1.29% 0.25%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.31% 2.90% 0.55%
Number of salaries quoted 3 4 1
Average salary £32,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-23.52% +6.25%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
C++
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedford region.

Programming Languages Category
Bedford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
116 138 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 49.36% 44.52% 45.25%
Number of salaries quoted 106 121 155
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £31,600 £27,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £59,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Bedford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Bedford

C++
Salary Trend in Bedford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Bedford region.

C++ Salary Trend in Bedford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) Java
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
1 5 (71.43%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
3 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
3 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (42.86%) OO
4 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
4 2 (28.57%) HTML
5 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
5 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
5 1 (14.29%) Windows
5 1 (14.29%) Linux
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (14.29%) Simulink
5 1 (14.29%) Web Development
5 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) Avionics
5 1 (14.29%) SaaS
5 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
5 1 (14.29%) MVC

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Bedford region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (14.29%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (42.86%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (14.29%) SQL Server
General
1 1 (14.29%) Aerospace
1 1 (14.29%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 3 (42.86%) Support Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) C++ Software Engineer
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Java Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Junior Software Developer
3 1 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) MATLAB Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (71.43%) .NET
2 2 (28.57%) HTML
3 1 (14.29%) .NET Framework
3 1 (14.29%) ASP.NET
3 1 (14.29%) Entity Framework
Miscellaneous
1 3 (42.86%) Analytical Skills
1 3 (42.86%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (14.29%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 1 (14.29%) Linux
1 1 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (42.86%) OO
2 2 (28.57%) Software Engineering
3 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
3 1 (14.29%) MVC
3 1 (14.29%) Validation
3 1 (14.29%) Web Development
Programming Languages
1 5 (71.43%) C#
1 5 (71.43%) Java
2 4 (57.14%) Python
3 3 (42.86%) Perl
3 3 (42.86%) PHP
3 3 (42.86%) Ruby
4 2 (28.57%) JavaScript
5 1 (14.29%) MATLAB
5 1 (14.29%) SQL
Qualifications
1 5 (71.43%) Degree