The table below looks at the statistics 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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 40 41 54
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 8 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 1.18% 2.37% 2.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.36% 4.23% 4.70%
Number of salaries quoted 4 8 10
Average salary £42,500 £36,250 £22,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.24% +59.34%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £28,400 £21,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,250 £46,950 £25,450
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
Bedfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Luton region.

Programming Languages Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
119 189 234
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 35.10% 55.92% 43.90%
Number of salaries quoted 85 174 198
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £24,200
10% offered a salary of more than £59,000 £60,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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++
Salary Histogram in Luton

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Luton region over the 3 months to 27 February 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Luton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) Java
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 4 (44.44%) Oracle
3 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
3 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 4 (44.44%) Retail
4 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
4 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
4 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
4 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
4 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
4 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
4 3 (33.33%) Middleware
4 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
4 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
4 3 (33.33%) C
5 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
5 2 (22.22%) Linux
5 2 (22.22%) UML
5 2 (22.22%) VB
5 2 (22.22%) XML
5 2 (22.22%) MS Office
5 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 2 (22.22%) HTML

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 3 (33.33%) MQSeries
Applications
1 2 (22.22%) MS Office
2 1 (11.11%) MS Excel
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (44.44%) SQL Server
2 1 (11.11%) Crystal Reports
2 1 (11.11%) Oracle Reports
2 1 (11.11%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 1 (11.11%) Visual Studio
1 1 (11.11%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 1 (11.11%) Oracle Forms
1 1 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
1 1 (11.11%) Team Foundation Server
1 1 (11.11%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (55.56%) Finance
2 4 (44.44%) Retail
3 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
3 3 (33.33%) Banking
4 1 (11.11%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 6 (66.67%) Developer
2 4 (44.44%) Senior Developer
3 3 (33.33%) .NET Developer
3 3 (33.33%) Senior .NET Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Head of Testing
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) C++ Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Support Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Applications Support
4 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Analyst
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Architect
4 1 (11.11%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (55.56%) .NET
2 3 (33.33%) Middleware
2 3 (33.33%) .NET Framework
3 2 (22.22%) HTML
3 2 (22.22%) XML
4 1 (11.11%) ASP.NET
4 1 (11.11%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 3 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 2 (22.22%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (66.67%) Agile Software Development
2 5 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 3 (33.33%) Technical Architecture
3 3 (33.33%) Waterfall
3 3 (33.33%) Risk Management
3 3 (33.33%) Project Management
4 2 (22.22%) UML
4 2 (22.22%) Scrum
5 1 (11.11%) Programme Management
5 1 (11.11%) Information Management
5 1 (11.11%) SOA
5 1 (11.11%) Configuration Management
5 1 (11.11%) Quality Management
5 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
5 1 (11.11%) Test Strategy
5 1 (11.11%) Agile Testing
5 1 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 6 (66.67%) C#
1 6 (66.67%) Java
2 4 (44.44%) SQL
3 3 (33.33%) C
4 2 (22.22%) JavaScript
4 2 (22.22%) VB
5 1 (11.11%) VB.NET
5 1 (11.11%) Python
5 1 (11.11%) Shell Script
5 1 (11.11%) VB6
Qualifications
1 1 (11.11%) HND
1 1 (11.11%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) QA
Vendors
1 4 (44.44%) Oracle
2 3 (33.33%) TIBCO
3 2 (22.22%) Microsoft
4 1 (11.11%) Retek
4 1 (11.11%) Business Objects
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