The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 31 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 56 72 42
Rank change year-on-year
+16 -30
Permanent jobs citing C++ 44 23 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.77% 2.20% 5.00%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.41% 5.46% 10.34%
Number of salaries quoted 42 23 38
Average salary £37,500 £52,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.57% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £24,400
10% offered a salary of more than £44,000 £63,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
523 421 435
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.82% 40.33% 48.33%
Number of salaries quoted 481 405 385
Average salary £42,500 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £56,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
East of England

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

C++
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

C++ Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

C++
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 31 July 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -11 10 £44,000 +46.66%
Dunstable - 7 £37,500 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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 32 (46.38%) C
1 32 (46.38%) Software Engineering
2 28 (40.58%) Java
3 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
4 24 (34.78%) C#
5 22 (31.88%) Windows
6 19 (27.54%) Degree
6 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
7 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
8 15 (21.74%) Unit Testing
8 15 (21.74%) Subversion
8 15 (21.74%) UML
9 14 (20.29%) .NET
9 14 (20.29%) Software Testing
9 14 (20.29%) Use Case
9 14 (20.29%) Rational DOORS
10 12 (17.39%) MFC
10 12 (17.39%) SQL
11 11 (15.94%) XML
11 11 (15.94%) Banking
11 11 (15.94%) Risk Management
11 11 (15.94%) Bugzilla
11 11 (15.94%) Software Architecture
12 10 (14.49%) Retail
12 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
12 10 (14.49%) JSP
13 9 (13.04%) STL
13 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
13 9 (13.04%) EJB
13 9 (13.04%) J2EE

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.45%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (5.80%) MS Office
2 2 (2.90%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.45%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.14%) GSM
2 6 (8.70%) 3GPP
2 6 (8.70%) GPRS
3 4 (5.80%) UMTS
4 3 (4.35%) 3G
4 3 (4.35%) 2G
4 3 (4.35%) 4G
4 3 (4.35%) LTE
5 2 (2.90%) Firewall
5 2 (2.90%) HTTP
5 2 (2.90%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (37.68%) SQL Server
2 4 (5.80%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (5.80%) Crystal Reports
3 2 (2.90%) SQLite
3 2 (2.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (21.74%) Subversion
2 14 (20.29%) Rational DOORS
3 11 (15.94%) Bugzilla
4 9 (13.04%) Visual Studio
4 9 (13.04%) Rational Rhapsody
5 4 (5.80%) Team Foundation Server
5 4 (5.80%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 3 (4.35%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.90%) JIRA
7 2 (2.90%) PowerBuilder
8 1 (1.45%) JUnit
8 1 (1.45%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (15.94%) Banking
2 10 (14.49%) Retail
3 7 (10.14%) Manufacturing
4 4 (5.80%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.35%) Electronics
6 2 (2.90%) Finance
7 1 (1.45%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 30 (43.48%) Software Engineer
2 21 (30.43%) Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Test Engineer
3 9 (13.04%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.04%) Software Test Engineer
4 7 (10.14%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Development Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Development Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (8.70%) Senior Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Graduate
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.25%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
7 4 (5.80%) Test Leader
7 4 (5.80%) QA Leader
8 3 (4.35%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (20.29%) .NET
2 12 (17.39%) MFC
3 11 (15.94%) XML
4 10 (14.49%) ASP.NET
4 10 (14.49%) JSP
5 9 (13.04%) STL
5 9 (13.04%) EJB
5 9 (13.04%) J2EE
5 9 (13.04%) J2SE
6 6 (8.70%) HTML
7 4 (5.80%) Ajax
8 3 (4.35%) ATL
9 2 (2.90%) CSS
10 1 (1.45%) XSLT
10 1 (1.45%) Struts
10 1 (1.45%) Web Services
10 1 (1.45%) WSDL
10 1 (1.45%) Spring
10 1 (1.45%) Java EE
10 1 (1.45%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 6 (8.70%) Management Information System
2 4 (5.80%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 22 (31.88%) Windows
2 7 (10.14%) Linux
3 3 (4.35%) Windows XP
4 2 (2.90%) Android
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 7
4 2 (2.90%) Windows 8
4 2 (2.90%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (2.90%) UNIX
5 1 (1.45%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.45%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.45%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (46.38%) Software Engineering
2 15 (21.74%) Unit Testing
2 15 (21.74%) UML
3 14 (20.29%) Software Testing
3 14 (20.29%) Use Case
4 11 (15.94%) Risk Management
4 11 (15.94%) Software Architecture
5 9 (13.04%) OOP
5 9 (13.04%) Time Management
6 8 (11.59%) Test Strategy
7 7 (10.14%) OO
7 7 (10.14%) Agile Software Development
7 7 (10.14%) Test Management
8 6 (8.70%) Waterfall
8 6 (8.70%) Cyber Security
8 6 (8.70%) OOD
8 6 (8.70%) Project Management
9 5 (7.25%) Scrum
10 4 (5.80%) Test Scripting
10 4 (5.80%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 32 (46.38%) C
2 28 (40.58%) Java
3 24 (34.78%) C#
4 12 (17.39%) SQL
5 8 (11.59%) JavaScript
6 7 (10.14%) VB
7 6 (8.70%) Perl
8 5 (7.25%) VB.NET
8 5 (7.25%) Python
8 5 (7.25%) VB6
9 3 (4.35%) Embedded C
10 2 (2.90%) Lua
10 2 (2.90%) Ruby
10 2 (2.90%) MATLAB
10 2 (2.90%) VBScript
11 1 (1.45%) Ada
11 1 (1.45%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (1.45%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.45%) XAML
11 1 (1.45%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (27.54%) Degree
1 19 (27.54%) Security Cleared
2 17 (24.64%) SC Cleared
3 9 (13.04%) ISEB
4 4 (5.80%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.35%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.35%) BC Cleared
5 3 (4.35%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.04%) QA
2 1 (1.45%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (7.25%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.80%) Oracle
2 4 (5.80%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.35%) Xamarin
4 2 (2.90%) Luciad
4 2 (2.90%) ESRI
5 1 (1.45%) JBoss
5 1 (1.45%) Trapeze
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Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum + benefits
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
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Salary: £30000 - £32000 per annum
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Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £22000 - £32000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 14 days ago