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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 78 79 42
Rank change year-on-year
+1 -37
Permanent jobs citing C++ 24 9 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 2.07% 0.95% 6.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.40% 2.22% 12.99%
Number of salaries quoted 24 9 62
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% +28.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,414 £65,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
545 406 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 46.94% 42.74% 48.06%
Number of salaries quoted 483 399 449
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 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 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 19 September 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 +1 9 £40,000 +33.33% 2
Dunstable - 1 £37,500 -
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (50.85%) C
2 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 27 (45.76%) Software Engineering
3 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
4 23 (38.98%) Java
5 19 (32.20%) C#
6 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
7 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
7 16 (27.12%) Subversion
8 15 (25.42%) Use Case
8 15 (25.42%) Unit Testing
8 15 (25.42%) UML
9 14 (23.73%) SQL
9 14 (23.73%) .NET
9 14 (23.73%) Degree
9 14 (23.73%) Rational DOORS
10 13 (22.03%) Visual Studio
11 12 (20.34%) Windows
11 12 (20.34%) MFC
11 12 (20.34%) Banking
11 12 (20.34%) Bugzilla
12 11 (18.64%) Software Architecture
12 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
12 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET
13 10 (16.95%) XML
13 10 (16.95%) HTML
13 10 (16.95%) VB
13 10 (16.95%) Retail
14 9 (15.25%) Time Management
14 9 (15.25%) Rational Rhapsody

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 (1.69%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (13.56%) MS Office
2 2 (3.39%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.78%) GPRS
1 4 (6.78%) GSM
2 2 (3.39%) 3GPP
2 2 (3.39%) Firewall
2 2 (3.39%) HTTP
2 2 (3.39%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.69%) 3G
3 1 (1.69%) 2G
3 1 (1.69%) LTE
3 1 (1.69%) 4G
3 1 (1.69%) UMTS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 27 (45.76%) SQL Server
2 8 (13.56%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (13.56%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 16 (27.12%) Subversion
2 14 (23.73%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (22.03%) Visual Studio
4 12 (20.34%) Bugzilla
5 9 (15.25%) Rational Rhapsody
6 8 (13.56%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (13.56%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (3.39%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.39%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (3.39%) JIRA
General
1 12 (20.34%) Banking
2 10 (16.95%) Retail
3 7 (11.86%) Manufacturing
4 4 (6.78%) Aerospace
5 3 (5.08%) Finance
5 3 (5.08%) Electronics
6 1 (1.69%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 24 (40.68%) Software Engineer
2 22 (37.29%) Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Java Developer
3 9 (15.25%) Test Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Software Test Engineer
3 9 (15.25%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 8 (13.56%) Software Developer
5 7 (11.86%) Senior Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 5 (8.47%) Graduate
6 5 (8.47%) Senior Java Developer
7 3 (5.08%) C++ Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 3 (5.08%) C++/C# Developer
7 3 (5.08%) Test Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Development Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Development Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) QA Leader
8 2 (3.39%) Senior Software Development Engineer
8 2 (3.39%) Embedded C Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 14 (23.73%) .NET
2 12 (20.34%) MFC
3 11 (18.64%) ASP.NET
4 10 (16.95%) XML
4 10 (16.95%) HTML
5 9 (15.25%) J2SE
5 9 (15.25%) J2EE
5 9 (15.25%) EJB
5 9 (15.25%) JSP
5 9 (15.25%) STL
6 3 (5.08%) ATL
6 3 (5.08%) Ajax
7 2 (3.39%) CSS
8 1 (1.69%) .NET Framework
8 1 (1.69%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.47%) Management Information System
2 4 (6.78%) Analytical Skills
3 3 (5.08%) Mobile App
4 1 (1.69%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 12 (20.34%) Windows
2 5 (8.47%) Linux
3 2 (3.39%) Windows XP
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2003
3 2 (3.39%) Windows Server 2008
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 7
3 2 (3.39%) Windows 8
3 2 (3.39%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (45.76%) Software Engineering
2 25 (42.37%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (25.42%) UML
3 15 (25.42%) Use Case
3 15 (25.42%) Unit Testing
4 11 (18.64%) Software Architecture
5 9 (15.25%) Time Management
5 9 (15.25%) OOP
6 8 (13.56%) Risk Management
6 8 (13.56%) Software Testing
7 7 (11.86%) Waterfall
8 6 (10.17%) Cyber Security
8 6 (10.17%) Project Management
9 5 (8.47%) Line Management
9 5 (8.47%) Test Strategy
9 5 (8.47%) Test Management
10 3 (5.08%) Test Scripting
10 3 (5.08%) Non-Functional Testing
10 3 (5.08%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.08%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 30 (50.85%) C
2 23 (38.98%) Java
3 19 (32.20%) C#
4 14 (23.73%) SQL
5 11 (18.64%) JavaScript
6 10 (16.95%) VB
7 8 (13.56%) VB.NET
7 8 (13.56%) VB6
8 4 (6.78%) Python
9 3 (5.08%) Embedded C
9 3 (5.08%) Perl
10 2 (3.39%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.39%) Ruby
10 2 (3.39%) Lua
10 2 (3.39%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 17 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 16 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 14 (23.73%) Degree
4 7 (11.86%) ISEB
5 3 (5.08%) BC Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) DV Cleared
5 3 (5.08%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
6 2 (3.39%) ISTQB
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (8.47%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (13.56%) Business Objects
1 8 (13.56%) Microsoft
2 3 (5.08%) Oracle
2 3 (5.08%) Xamarin
3 2 (3.39%) ESRI
3 2 (3.39%) Luciad
4 1 (1.69%) TIBCO
Luton, Bedfordshire
Gold Group
Salary: £50000 - £75000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago