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 10 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
10 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 61 64 48
Rank change year-on-year
+3 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 43 27 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 3.73% 2.47% 4.41%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.35% 6.46% 9.25%
Number of salaries quoted 41 26 30
Average salary £37,500 £53,750 £40,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
-30.23% +33.54%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £30,000 £24,800
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £57,500 £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
515 418 400
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.63% 38.28% 47.68%
Number of salaries quoted 479 395 351
Average salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.17% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £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 10 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 10 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 -4 13 £44,000 -2.22%
Dunstable - 7 £37,500 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 10 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 30 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 29 (44.62%) Java
3 28 (43.08%) C
4 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
5 22 (33.85%) C#
6 21 (32.31%) Windows
6 21 (32.31%) Degree
7 19 (29.23%) Security Cleared
8 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
9 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
10 14 (21.54%) Use Case
10 14 (21.54%) Rational DOORS
10 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
11 13 (20.00%) Subversion
12 11 (16.92%) Banking
12 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
12 11 (16.92%) Bugzilla
12 11 (16.92%) UML
12 11 (16.92%) SQL
12 11 (16.92%) .NET
12 11 (16.92%) MFC
12 11 (16.92%) JSP
12 11 (16.92%) Software Architecture
13 10 (15.38%) XML
13 10 (15.38%) Retail
14 9 (13.85%) QA
14 9 (13.85%) STL
14 9 (13.85%) EJB
14 9 (13.85%) J2EE
14 9 (13.85%) OOP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 10 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 2 (3.08%) Tomcat
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) Photoshop
1 2 (3.08%) MS Office
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
1 2 (3.08%) 3ds Max
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.54%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.77%) GSM
2 6 (9.23%) 3GPP
2 6 (9.23%) GPRS
3 4 (6.15%) UMTS
4 3 (4.62%) 3G
4 3 (4.62%) 2G
4 3 (4.62%) LTE
4 3 (4.62%) 4G
5 2 (3.08%) Firewall
5 2 (3.08%) HTTP
5 2 (3.08%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (36.92%) SQL Server
2 2 (3.08%) Crystal Reports
2 2 (3.08%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 2 (3.08%) SQLite
2 2 (3.08%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 14 (21.54%) Rational DOORS
2 13 (20.00%) Subversion
3 11 (16.92%) Bugzilla
4 9 (13.85%) Rational Rhapsody
5 6 (9.23%) Visual Studio
6 4 (6.15%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.08%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (3.08%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (3.08%) JUnit
7 2 (3.08%) JIRA
7 2 (3.08%) Team Foundation Server
8 1 (1.54%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (16.92%) Banking
2 10 (15.38%) Retail
3 7 (10.77%) Manufacturing
4 3 (4.62%) Electronics
5 2 (3.08%) Finance
5 2 (3.08%) Games
6 1 (1.54%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 27 (41.54%) Software Engineer
2 18 (27.69%) Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Java Developer
3 9 (13.85%) Test Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Software Test Engineer
3 9 (13.85%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Software Developer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Development Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Development Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Software Development Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) Senior Software Development Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Java Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Graduate
7 4 (6.15%) QA Leader
7 4 (6.15%) Test Leader
8 3 (4.62%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (16.92%) .NET
1 11 (16.92%) MFC
1 11 (16.92%) JSP
2 10 (15.38%) XML
3 9 (13.85%) EJB
3 9 (13.85%) J2SE
3 9 (13.85%) STL
3 9 (13.85%) J2EE
4 7 (10.77%) ASP.NET
5 4 (6.15%) HTML
6 2 (3.08%) jQuery
6 2 (3.08%) ATL
6 2 (3.08%) Struts
6 2 (3.08%) Web Services
6 2 (3.08%) WSDL
6 2 (3.08%) Spring
6 2 (3.08%) Ajax
6 2 (3.08%) Java EE
6 2 (3.08%) Apache Axis
6 2 (3.08%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 6 (9.23%) Management Information System
2 2 (3.08%) Animation
2 2 (3.08%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 21 (32.31%) Windows
2 8 (12.31%) Linux
3 3 (4.62%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.08%) Android
4 2 (3.08%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.08%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.08%) UNIX
5 1 (1.54%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.54%) Ubuntu
5 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 30 (46.15%) Software Engineering
2 15 (23.08%) Unit Testing
3 14 (21.54%) Software Testing
3 14 (21.54%) Use Case
4 11 (16.92%) Software Architecture
4 11 (16.92%) Risk Management
4 11 (16.92%) UML
5 9 (13.85%) OOP
5 9 (13.85%) Time Management
6 8 (12.31%) Test Strategy
7 7 (10.77%) Test Management
7 7 (10.77%) OO
7 7 (10.77%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (9.23%) OOD
8 6 (9.23%) Project Management
8 6 (9.23%) Test Scripting
8 6 (9.23%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.23%) Cyber Security
9 5 (7.69%) Scrum
10 4 (6.15%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 29 (44.62%) Java
2 28 (43.08%) C
3 22 (33.85%) C#
4 11 (16.92%) SQL
5 6 (9.23%) Perl
6 5 (7.69%) VB
6 5 (7.69%) Python
7 4 (6.15%) JavaScript
8 3 (4.62%) VB.NET
8 3 (4.62%) Embedded C
8 3 (4.62%) VB6
9 2 (3.08%) Ruby
9 2 (3.08%) Lua
9 2 (3.08%) VBScript
9 2 (3.08%) MATLAB
10 1 (1.54%) XAML
10 1 (1.54%) Bash Shell
10 1 (1.54%) Embedded C++
10 1 (1.54%) Ada
10 1 (1.54%) FoxPro (VFP)
Qualifications
1 21 (32.31%) Degree
2 19 (29.23%) Security Cleared
3 17 (26.15%) SC Cleared
4 9 (13.85%) ISEB
5 3 (4.62%) ISTQB
5 3 (4.62%) BC Cleared
5 3 (4.62%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (13.85%) QA
2 1 (1.54%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (7.69%) Oracle
2 3 (4.62%) Microsoft
3 2 (3.08%) ESRI
3 2 (3.08%) Luciad
3 2 (3.08%) Trapeze
3 2 (3.08%) Business Objects
3 2 (3.08%) JBoss
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