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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 41 82 34
Rank change year-on-year
+41 -48
Permanent jobs citing C++ 1 1 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 0.36% 0.21% 6.39%
As % of the Programming Languages category 1.06% 0.41% 12.41%
Number of salaries quoted 1 1 16
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £24,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +42.85%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
94 241 137
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedford 33.81% 49.59% 51.50%
Number of salaries quoted 78 233 134
Average salary £38,000 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £48,500 £52,750
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 23 Related IT Skills in Bedford

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (75.00%) Java
2 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
3 2 (50.00%) C
3 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 2 (50.00%) Simulink
3 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
4 1 (25.00%) Scrum
4 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
4 1 (25.00%) Use Case
4 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (25.00%) Finance
4 1 (25.00%) C#
4 1 (25.00%) SQL
4 1 (25.00%) Windows
4 1 (25.00%) Linux
4 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
4 1 (25.00%) Mason
4 1 (25.00%) Avionics
4 1 (25.00%) DO-178B
4 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bedford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 2015, 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 2 (50.00%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 1 (25.00%) TCP/IP
General
1 2 (50.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (25.00%) Avionics
2 1 (25.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
2 1 (25.00%) Verification Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (25.00%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 1 (25.00%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (25.00%) Windows
1 1 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (50.00%) Multithreading
3 1 (25.00%) Use Case
3 1 (25.00%) Unit Testing
3 1 (25.00%) Scrum
3 1 (25.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (75.00%) Java
2 2 (50.00%) C
2 2 (50.00%) MATLAB
3 1 (25.00%) C#
3 1 (25.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 3 (75.00%) Security Cleared
2 2 (50.00%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (25.00%) DO-178B