The first table below looks at the demand for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 30 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 53 41 47
Rank change year-on-year
-12 +6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 10 5 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.14% 1.48% 2.65%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.29% 3.68% 5.00%
Number of salaries quoted 10 5 3
Average salary £44,000 £30,000 £23,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+46.66% +30.43%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
189 136 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 40.47% 40.24% 52.91%
Number of salaries quoted 165 131 174
Average salary £42,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.17% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
Bedfordshire

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Luton region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

C++
Salary Trend in Luton

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Luton region.

C++ Salary Trend in Luton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 16 (59.26%) C#
3 12 (44.44%) Java
3 12 (44.44%) XML
3 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
4 10 (37.04%) Windows
5 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
6 8 (29.63%) SQL
7 7 (25.93%) OO
7 7 (25.93%) ISEB
7 7 (25.93%) QA
7 7 (25.93%) Test Management
8 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
8 6 (22.22%) 3GPP
8 6 (22.22%) OOD
8 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
8 6 (22.22%) Perl
8 6 (22.22%) JSP
9 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
10 4 (14.81%) CMMI
10 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (14.81%) Banking
10 4 (14.81%) Retail
10 4 (14.81%) VB6
10 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
10 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
10 4 (14.81%) STL
10 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
10 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
10 4 (14.81%) MS Office

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 30 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 (7.41%) Tomcat
Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 6 (22.22%) 3GPP
2 3 (11.11%) 4G
2 3 (11.11%) LTE
2 3 (11.11%) GPRS
2 3 (11.11%) GSM
2 3 (11.11%) 2G
2 3 (11.11%) UMTS
2 3 (11.11%) 3G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (62.96%) SQL Server
2 4 (14.81%) SQL Server Integration Services
2 4 (14.81%) Crystal Reports
Development Applications
1 4 (14.81%) Visual Studio
1 4 (14.81%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 4 (14.81%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (7.41%) Eclipse
2 2 (7.41%) JUnit
3 1 (3.70%) VectorCAST
3 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
3 1 (3.70%) Rational DOORS
General
1 4 (14.81%) Banking
1 4 (14.81%) Retail
Job Titles
1 10 (37.04%) Developer
2 7 (25.93%) Software Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Development Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Development Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 6 (22.22%) Software Development Engineer
3 6 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (14.81%) Java Developer
4 4 (14.81%) QA Leader
4 4 (14.81%) Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Java Developer
5 3 (11.11%) Test Manager
5 3 (11.11%) Senior Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Test Leader
7 1 (3.70%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Principal Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) XML
2 6 (22.22%) JSP
3 4 (14.81%) STL
3 4 (14.81%) ASP.NET
3 4 (14.81%) EJB
3 4 (14.81%) HTML
3 4 (14.81%) .NET
3 4 (14.81%) J2EE
3 4 (14.81%) MFC
3 4 (14.81%) J2SE
4 2 (7.41%) WSDL
4 2 (7.41%) Spring
4 2 (7.41%) Ajax
4 2 (7.41%) Java EE
4 2 (7.41%) XSLT
4 2 (7.41%) Struts
4 2 (7.41%) Web Services
4 2 (7.41%) jQuery
4 2 (7.41%) Apache Axis
Miscellaneous
1 2 (7.41%) Management Information System
1 2 (7.41%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 10 (37.04%) Windows
2 2 (7.41%) Linux
3 1 (3.70%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (44.44%) Software Testing
2 9 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 7 (25.93%) OO
3 7 (25.93%) Test Management
4 6 (22.22%) Test Strategy
4 6 (22.22%) OOD
5 4 (14.81%) CMMI
5 4 (14.81%) Agile Software Development
5 4 (14.81%) Software Engineering
5 4 (14.81%) OOP
5 4 (14.81%) Software Architecture
5 4 (14.81%) Time Management
5 4 (14.81%) Release Management
6 3 (11.11%) Requirements Analysis
6 3 (11.11%) Scrum
7 2 (7.41%) Project Management
7 2 (7.41%) Systems Analysis
7 2 (7.41%) Non-Functional Testing
7 2 (7.41%) Mobile Application Development
7 2 (7.41%) Resource Management
Programming Languages
1 16 (59.26%) C#
2 12 (44.44%) Java
3 8 (29.63%) SQL
4 6 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 6 (22.22%) Perl
5 4 (14.81%) VB6
5 4 (14.81%) VB
5 4 (14.81%) VB.NET
6 3 (11.11%) C
7 1 (3.70%) Ada
Qualifications
1 7 (25.93%) ISEB
2 3 (11.11%) Degree
2 3 (11.11%) ISTQB
3 2 (7.41%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (3.70%) SC Cleared
4 1 (3.70%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (25.93%) QA
2 1 (3.70%) DO-178B
Vendors
1 5 (18.52%) Microsoft
2 4 (14.81%) Business Objects
3 2 (7.41%) JBoss
3 2 (7.41%) Oracle
3 2 (7.41%) Trapeze