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 7 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
7 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 41 50 42
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 17 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 4.09% 2.45% 1.11%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.95% 5.97% 3.03%
Number of salaries quoted 17 12 3
Average salary £40,000 £44,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% -2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £40,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,700 £49,850 £53,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
190 201 132
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 45.67% 41.02% 36.67%
Number of salaries quoted 177 176 117
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 7 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Luton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 7 July 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 18 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 16 (59.26%) Mathematics
2 16 (59.26%) Degree
3 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 15 (55.56%) Java
4 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
5 6 (22.22%) Linux
6 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
6 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
6 5 (18.52%) Scrum
7 4 (14.81%) UML
8 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
8 3 (11.11%) Microsoft
8 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
8 3 (11.11%) HTML
8 3 (11.11%) CSS
8 3 (11.11%) J2EE
8 3 (11.11%) Qt
8 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
8 3 (11.11%) Java EE
8 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
9 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
9 2 (7.41%) Android
9 2 (7.41%) C
9 2 (7.41%) C#
9 2 (7.41%) SQL
9 2 (7.41%) MySQL
9 2 (7.41%) Windows
9 2 (7.41%) Finance
10 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 7 July 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.41%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (11.11%) Eclipse
1 3 (11.11%) Git (software)
2 1 (3.70%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 2 (7.41%) Finance
2 1 (3.70%) Manufacturing
2 1 (3.70%) Games
Job Titles
1 18 (66.67%) Developer
2 9 (33.33%) Java Developer
3 7 (25.93%) C++ Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior C++ Developer
3 7 (25.93%) Senior Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
4 4 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 3 (11.11%) Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Project Manager
6 2 (7.41%) Technical Support
6 2 (7.41%) Applications Support
6 2 (7.41%) Senior Software Developer
6 2 (7.41%) JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.41%) Java Architect
6 2 (7.41%) Senior JavaScript Developer
6 2 (7.41%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (3.70%) AWS Architect
7 1 (3.70%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Head of Testing
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (11.11%) HTML
1 3 (11.11%) J2EE
1 3 (11.11%) CSS
1 3 (11.11%) Java EE
1 3 (11.11%) Qt
2 1 (3.70%) MFC
2 1 (3.70%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 18 (66.67%) Computer Science
2 16 (59.26%) Mathematics
3 1 (3.70%) Physics
3 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
3 1 (3.70%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 6 (22.22%) Linux
2 2 (7.41%) Android
2 2 (7.41%) Apple iOS
2 2 (7.41%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (29.63%) Software Engineering
2 5 (18.52%) Scrum
2 5 (18.52%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (14.81%) UML
4 3 (11.11%) Mentoring
5 1 (3.70%) Software Delivery
5 1 (3.70%) SDLC
5 1 (3.70%) Test Management
5 1 (3.70%) Multithreading
5 1 (3.70%) Image Processing
5 1 (3.70%) Test Strategy
5 1 (3.70%) Agile Testing
5 1 (3.70%) OO
5 1 (3.70%) SOA
5 1 (3.70%) Project Management
5 1 (3.70%) Quality Management
5 1 (3.70%) Information Management
5 1 (3.70%) Programme Management
Programming Languages
1 15 (55.56%) Java
2 5 (18.52%) JavaScript
3 3 (11.11%) Shell Script
4 2 (7.41%) SQL
4 2 (7.41%) C
4 2 (7.41%) C#
Qualifications
1 16 (59.26%) Degree
2 15 (55.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.70%) HND
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.70%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (11.11%) Microsoft