The table below looks at the statistics 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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 72 92 78
Rank change year-on-year
+20 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 19 24 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.66% 1.83% 1.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.13% 3.71% 4.59%
Number of salaries quoted 19 22 20
Average salary £42,500 £38,750 £24,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.67% +61.45%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
East of England

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

Programming Languages Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
460 647 479
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 40.07% 49.31% 41.36%
Number of salaries quoted 366 606 420
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £31,815 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 17 April 2015.

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 17 April 2015. 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 +2 12 £40,000 - 1
Bedford +32 1 £34,000 -2.85%
Dunstable +3 1 £45,000 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 23 (74.19%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
2 11 (35.48%) C
2 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
3 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
3 10 (32.26%) Finance
4 9 (29.03%) Degree
5 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
5 7 (22.58%) Banking
5 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
5 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
5 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
5 7 (22.58%) Groovy
6 6 (19.35%) AMQP
6 6 (19.35%) REST
6 6 (19.35%) JMS
6 6 (19.35%) XML
6 6 (19.35%) XSL
6 6 (19.35%) XSLT
6 6 (19.35%) Scrum
7 5 (16.13%) Linux
8 4 (12.90%) Windows
8 4 (12.90%) C#
8 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
9 3 (9.68%) J2EE
9 3 (9.68%) ITIL
9 3 (9.68%) SQL
9 3 (9.68%) UML
9 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
9 3 (9.68%) Java EE

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 2015, 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 7 (22.58%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Simulink
2 1 (3.23%) MS Office
2 1 (3.23%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (19.35%) AMQP
2 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (6.45%) Visual Studio
1 2 (6.45%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
2 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
2 1 (3.23%) Xcode
2 1 (3.23%) Subversion
2 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.23%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator Titanium
General
1 10 (32.26%) Finance
2 7 (22.58%) Banking
3 2 (6.45%) Aerospace
4 1 (3.23%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.23%) Avionics
4 1 (3.23%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (48.39%) Developer
2 8 (25.81%) Java Developer
3 7 (22.58%) Applications Support
4 6 (19.35%) Applications Specialist
4 6 (19.35%) Software Engineer
4 6 (19.35%) Support Specialist
4 6 (19.35%) Applications Support Specialist
5 3 (9.68%) Architect
5 3 (9.68%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Test Engineer
6 2 (6.45%) Software Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Senior Developer
6 2 (6.45%) Java Architect
6 2 (6.45%) C++/C# Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Verification Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Android Developer
7 1 (3.23%) Senior Software Test Engineer
7 1 (3.23%) Head of Testing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (19.35%) XML
1 6 (19.35%) XSL
1 6 (19.35%) XSLT
1 6 (19.35%) JMS
1 6 (19.35%) REST
2 3 (9.68%) Java EE
2 3 (9.68%) J2EE
3 2 (6.45%) MFC
3 2 (6.45%) ASP.NET
3 2 (6.45%) ATL
3 2 (6.45%) OpenGL
3 2 (6.45%) Ajax
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
4 1 (3.23%) Mason
4 1 (3.23%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 7 (22.58%) Mathematics
1 7 (22.58%) Computer Science
2 2 (6.45%) Mobile App
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 5 (16.13%) Linux
2 4 (12.90%) Windows
3 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (3.23%) Android
3 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (35.48%) Software Engineering
2 10 (32.26%) Mentoring
3 7 (22.58%) Agile Software Development
4 6 (19.35%) Scrum
5 3 (9.68%) ITIL
5 3 (9.68%) UML
5 3 (9.68%) User Acceptance Testing
5 3 (9.68%) Unit Testing
6 2 (6.45%) Test Management
6 2 (6.45%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.45%) 3D Modelling
6 2 (6.45%) Configuration Management
6 2 (6.45%) Mobile Development
6 2 (6.45%) Use Case
7 1 (3.23%) Software Delivery
7 1 (3.23%) Quality Management
7 1 (3.23%) SOA
7 1 (3.23%) Programme Management
7 1 (3.23%) TDD
7 1 (3.23%) Information Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (74.19%) Java
2 11 (35.48%) C
3 7 (22.58%) Groovy
4 4 (12.90%) C#
4 4 (12.90%) JavaScript
5 3 (9.68%) SQL
5 3 (9.68%) Erlang
6 2 (6.45%) PL/SQL
6 2 (6.45%) MATLAB
7 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
7 1 (3.23%) Shell Script
7 1 (3.23%) Perl
Qualifications
1 11 (35.48%) Security Cleared
2 9 (29.03%) Degree
3 3 (9.68%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.23%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.23%) QA
1 1 (3.23%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 2 (6.45%) Xamarin
2 1 (3.23%) Oracle
2 1 (3.23%) Microsoft
2 1 (3.23%) VocaLink
2 1 (3.23%) Appcelerator
Luton, Bedfordshire
Understanding Recruitment
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum + Bens - health, pension
Posted: 12 hours ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £30000 - £38000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago