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 24 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 80 88 38
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -50
Permanent jobs citing C++ 18 5 61
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.65% 0.54% 5.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.62% 1.18% 12.40%
Number of salaries quoted 18 5 60
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,350 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £38,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
497 423 492
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 45.47% 45.29% 48.09%
Number of salaries quoted 445 413 453
Average salary £45,000 £40,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £50,000 £52,500
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 24 October 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 24 October 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 +5 9 £40,000 +45.45% 1
Bedford -7 2 £42,500 +17.24%
Dunstable - 1 £37,500 - 1
C++
East of England

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 (51.61%) C
2 29 (46.77%) Software Engineering
3 28 (45.16%) SQL Server
4 26 (41.94%) Java
4 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
5 23 (37.10%) C#
6 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
7 18 (29.03%) .NET
8 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
9 16 (25.81%) SQL
9 16 (25.81%) Subversion
9 16 (25.81%) Unit Testing
10 15 (24.19%) Use Case
10 15 (24.19%) Banking
10 15 (24.19%) UML
11 14 (22.58%) Rational DOORS
12 13 (20.97%) Visual Studio
12 13 (20.97%) Retail
12 13 (20.97%) Degree
13 12 (19.35%) Bugzilla
13 12 (19.35%) MFC
13 12 (19.35%) VB
13 12 (19.35%) Windows
14 11 (17.74%) HTML
14 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
14 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
14 11 (17.74%) Software Architecture
15 10 (16.13%) XML
16 9 (14.52%) VB6
16 9 (14.52%) Risk Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 October 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 3 (4.84%) MQSeries
2 1 (1.61%) Tomcat
Applications
1 8 (12.90%) MS Office
2 2 (3.23%) MS Excel
3 1 (1.61%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 2 (3.23%) GPRS
1 2 (3.23%) GSM
1 2 (3.23%) HTTP
1 2 (3.23%) TCP/IP
1 2 (3.23%) Firewall
2 1 (1.61%) AMQP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 28 (45.16%) SQL Server
2 8 (12.90%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (12.90%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 1 (1.61%) SQLite
3 1 (1.61%) Oracle Reports
3 1 (1.61%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 16 (25.81%) Subversion
2 14 (22.58%) Rational DOORS
3 13 (20.97%) Visual Studio
4 12 (19.35%) Bugzilla
5 9 (14.52%) Rational Rhapsody
6 8 (12.90%) Team Foundation Server
6 8 (12.90%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 2 (3.23%) Eclipse
7 2 (3.23%) PowerBuilder
7 2 (3.23%) JIRA
8 1 (1.61%) Oracle Forms
General
1 15 (24.19%) Banking
2 13 (20.97%) Retail
3 7 (11.29%) Manufacturing
3 7 (11.29%) Finance
4 5 (8.06%) Aerospace
5 3 (4.84%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.23%) Electronics
7 1 (1.61%) Avionics
Job Titles
1 25 (40.32%) Developer
2 23 (37.10%) Software Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Test Engineer
3 10 (16.13%) Software Test Engineer
4 9 (14.52%) Java/J2EE Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Java Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Software Developer
4 9 (14.52%) Senior Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Graduate
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Java Developer
5 5 (8.06%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Senior .NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) C++/C# Developer
6 3 (4.84%) Analyst
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Developer
6 3 (4.84%) C++ Developer
7 2 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (3.23%) Technical Analyst
7 2 (3.23%) Applications Support
7 2 (3.23%) Test Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (29.03%) .NET
2 12 (19.35%) MFC
3 11 (17.74%) ASP.NET
3 11 (17.74%) HTML
4 10 (16.13%) XML
5 9 (14.52%) J2SE
5 9 (14.52%) J2EE
5 9 (14.52%) EJB
5 9 (14.52%) JSP
5 9 (14.52%) STL
6 3 (4.84%) ATL
6 3 (4.84%) Middleware
6 3 (4.84%) Ajax
6 3 (4.84%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.23%) CSS
8 1 (1.61%) Silverlight
8 1 (1.61%) REST
8 1 (1.61%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.61%) JMS
8 1 (1.61%) XSL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (6.45%) Management Information System
2 3 (4.84%) Mobile App
2 3 (4.84%) Enterprise Software
3 2 (3.23%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (1.61%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 12 (19.35%) Windows
2 5 (8.06%) Linux
3 3 (4.84%) Windows XP
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2003
4 2 (3.23%) Windows Server 2008
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 7
4 2 (3.23%) Windows 8
4 2 (3.23%) UNIX
5 1 (1.61%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (46.77%) Software Engineering
2 26 (41.94%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (25.81%) Unit Testing
4 15 (24.19%) Use Case
4 15 (24.19%) UML
5 11 (17.74%) Software Architecture
6 9 (14.52%) Waterfall
6 9 (14.52%) Time Management
6 9 (14.52%) OOP
6 9 (14.52%) Risk Management
7 7 (11.29%) Project Management
8 6 (9.68%) Software Testing
8 6 (9.68%) Cyber Security
9 5 (8.06%) Line Management
9 5 (8.06%) Test Management
10 4 (6.45%) Test Strategy
11 3 (4.84%) Technical Architecture
11 3 (4.84%) Scrum
12 2 (3.23%) Zachman Framework
12 2 (3.23%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 32 (51.61%) C
2 26 (41.94%) Java
3 23 (37.10%) C#
4 16 (25.81%) SQL
5 12 (19.35%) VB
6 11 (17.74%) JavaScript
7 9 (14.52%) VB.NET
7 9 (14.52%) VB6
8 5 (8.06%) Python
9 3 (4.84%) Ruby
9 3 (4.84%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.23%) Embedded C
10 2 (3.23%) Lua
10 2 (3.23%) VBScript
11 1 (1.61%) Perl
11 1 (1.61%) PL/SQL
11 1 (1.61%) Erlang
11 1 (1.61%) Groovy
11 1 (1.61%) FoxPro (VFP)
11 1 (1.61%) XAML
Qualifications
1 19 (30.65%) Security Cleared
2 17 (27.42%) SC Cleared
3 13 (20.97%) Degree
4 6 (9.68%) ISEB
5 3 (4.84%) BC Cleared
5 3 (4.84%) DV Cleared
6 2 (3.23%) ISTQB
6 2 (3.23%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.45%) QA
2 1 (1.61%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 8 (12.90%) Business Objects
1 8 (12.90%) Microsoft
2 7 (11.29%) Oracle
3 3 (4.84%) Xamarin
3 3 (4.84%) TIBCO
4 2 (3.23%) ESRI
4 2 (3.23%) Luciad
5 1 (1.61%) Retek
Bedfordshire
Circle Recruitment
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Pension, Bonus, 20 days
Posted: 2 days ago
Luton, Bedfordshire
CSC
Salary: From £20,000 to £30,000 per annum
Posted: 2 days ago
Dunstable, Bedfordshire
Experis Ltd
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 3 days ago
Bedfordshire
Executive Recruitment Services (ERS)
Salary: £37000 - £44000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago