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 28 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 64 77 41
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -36
Permanent jobs citing C++ 33 14 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.86% 1.39% 5.83%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.40% 3.18% 12.45%
Number of salaries quoted 33 14 54
Average salary £37,500 £40,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.25% +8.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £25,450
10% offered a salary of more than £40,473 £65,000 £45,000
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
516 440 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 44.75% 43.74% 46.84%
Number of salaries quoted 469 429 418
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 £29,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 28 August 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 28 August 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 0 8 £40,000 +33.33%
Dunstable - 7 £37,500 - 1
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 31 (48.44%) C
2 29 (45.31%) Software Engineering
3 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
4 25 (39.06%) Java
5 21 (32.81%) C#
6 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
7 17 (26.56%) Windows
7 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
8 16 (25.00%) Degree
9 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
9 15 (23.44%) Subversion
9 15 (23.44%) UML
9 15 (23.44%) .NET
10 14 (21.88%) Use Case
10 14 (21.88%) Rational DOORS
11 13 (20.31%) SQL
12 12 (18.75%) MFC
12 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
13 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
13 11 (17.19%) XML
13 11 (17.19%) Banking
13 11 (17.19%) Bugzilla
13 11 (17.19%) Software Architecture
14 10 (15.63%) Retail
14 10 (15.63%) Software Testing
14 10 (15.63%) VB
14 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
15 9 (14.06%) HTML
15 9 (14.06%) J2EE
15 9 (14.06%) OOP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Applications
1 7 (10.94%) MS Office
2 2 (3.13%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.56%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) GSM
2 5 (7.81%) GPRS
3 4 (6.25%) 3GPP
4 3 (4.69%) UMTS
5 2 (3.13%) 2G
5 2 (3.13%) Firewall
5 2 (3.13%) 3G
5 2 (3.13%) HTTP
5 2 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 2 (3.13%) 4G
5 2 (3.13%) LTE
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (40.63%) SQL Server
2 7 (10.94%) Crystal Reports
2 7 (10.94%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (3.13%) SQLite
3 2 (3.13%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 15 (23.44%) Subversion
2 14 (21.88%) Rational DOORS
3 12 (18.75%) Visual Studio
4 11 (17.19%) Bugzilla
5 9 (14.06%) Rational Rhapsody
6 7 (10.94%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 7 (10.94%) Team Foundation Server
7 2 (3.13%) JIRA
7 2 (3.13%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (3.13%) Eclipse
8 1 (1.56%) VectorCAST
General
1 11 (17.19%) Banking
2 10 (15.63%) Retail
3 7 (10.94%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.69%) Electronics
6 2 (3.13%) Finance
7 1 (1.56%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 28 (43.75%) Software Engineer
2 21 (32.81%) Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Software Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 9 (14.06%) Test Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Software Test Engineer
3 9 (14.06%) Java Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Graduate
4 5 (7.81%) Senior Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 5 (7.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (7.81%) Senior Java Developer
5 4 (6.25%) Software Development Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Development Engineer
5 4 (6.25%) Senior Development Engineer
6 3 (4.69%) QA Leader
6 3 (4.69%) Test Leader
6 3 (4.69%) C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (23.44%) .NET
2 12 (18.75%) MFC
3 11 (17.19%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.19%) XML
4 9 (14.06%) HTML
4 9 (14.06%) J2EE
4 9 (14.06%) EJB
4 9 (14.06%) JSP
4 9 (14.06%) STL
4 9 (14.06%) J2SE
5 3 (4.69%) ATL
5 3 (4.69%) Ajax
6 2 (3.13%) CSS
7 1 (1.56%) Silverlight
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.81%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.69%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 17 (26.56%) Windows
2 6 (9.38%) Linux
3 3 (4.69%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.13%) UNIX
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.13%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.13%) Android
4 2 (3.13%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (1.56%) VxWorks
5 1 (1.56%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (1.56%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (45.31%) Software Engineering
2 15 (23.44%) Unit Testing
2 15 (23.44%) UML
3 14 (21.88%) Use Case
4 11 (17.19%) Software Architecture
5 10 (15.63%) Software Testing
6 9 (14.06%) OOP
6 9 (14.06%) Time Management
7 8 (12.50%) Risk Management
8 6 (9.38%) Waterfall
8 6 (9.38%) Test Strategy
8 6 (9.38%) Cyber Security
8 6 (9.38%) Agile Software Development
9 5 (7.81%) OO
9 5 (7.81%) Project Management
9 5 (7.81%) Test Management
10 4 (6.25%) Scrum
10 4 (6.25%) OOD
11 3 (4.69%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.69%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (48.44%) C
2 25 (39.06%) Java
3 21 (32.81%) C#
4 13 (20.31%) SQL
5 10 (15.63%) VB
5 10 (15.63%) JavaScript
6 8 (12.50%) VB6
6 8 (12.50%) VB.NET
7 5 (7.81%) Python
8 4 (6.25%) Perl
9 3 (4.69%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.13%) Lua
10 2 (3.13%) Ruby
10 2 (3.13%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.13%) VBScript
11 1 (1.56%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.56%) Ada
11 1 (1.56%) Embedded C++
11 1 (1.56%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (1.56%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (29.69%) Security Cleared
2 17 (26.56%) SC Cleared
3 16 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (10.94%) ISEB
5 3 (4.69%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
5 3 (4.69%) BC Cleared
5 3 (4.69%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.13%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (10.94%) QA
2 1 (1.56%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 7 (10.94%) Business Objects
3 3 (4.69%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.69%) Oracle
4 2 (3.13%) Luciad
4 2 (3.13%) ESRI
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Posted: 6 hours ago
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