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

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 47 48 50
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 9 4 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 2.20% 1.10% 3.50%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.00% 2.67% 6.91%
Number of salaries quoted 9 4 11
Average salary £40,000 £30,000 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -18.91%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
180 150 217
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 43.90% 41.10% 50.70%
Number of salaries quoted 141 146 186
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £48,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 18 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Luton

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 14 (70.00%) C#
3 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (50.00%) XML
4 10 (50.00%) SQL
5 9 (45.00%) .NET
6 8 (40.00%) HTML
6 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
6 8 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
6 8 (40.00%) Business Objects
6 8 (40.00%) MS Office
6 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 8 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
6 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
6 8 (40.00%) VB
6 8 (40.00%) VB.NET
6 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
6 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 8 (40.00%) VB6
6 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
7 7 (35.00%) Java
8 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
8 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
9 5 (25.00%) Banking
9 5 (25.00%) Retail
9 5 (25.00%) ISEB
9 5 (25.00%) Windows
10 4 (20.00%) OOP
10 4 (20.00%) J2SE
10 4 (20.00%) J2EE

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 1 (5.00%) MQSeries
Applications
1 8 (40.00%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) 3GPP
2 1 (5.00%) LTE
2 1 (5.00%) 4G
2 1 (5.00%) UMTS
2 1 (5.00%) GPRS
2 1 (5.00%) GSM
2 1 (5.00%) 3G
2 1 (5.00%) 2G
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (90.00%) SQL Server
2 8 (40.00%) Crystal Reports
2 8 (40.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
Development Applications
1 8 (40.00%) Visual Studio
1 8 (40.00%) VSS/SourceSafe
1 8 (40.00%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 5 (25.00%) Banking
1 5 (25.00%) Retail
2 1 (5.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (5.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (65.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java/J2EE Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Java Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java/J2EE Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Senior Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Test Manager
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Software Development Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) QA Leader
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Development Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Senior Development Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Test Leader
6 1 (5.00%) .NET Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Senior .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (50.00%) XML
2 9 (45.00%) .NET
3 8 (40.00%) HTML
3 8 (40.00%) ASP.NET
4 4 (20.00%) J2SE
4 4 (20.00%) J2EE
4 4 (20.00%) MFC
4 4 (20.00%) EJB
4 4 (20.00%) JSP
4 4 (20.00%) STL
5 1 (5.00%) Middleware
5 1 (5.00%) .NET Framework
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (5.00%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (5.00%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 5 (25.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (60.00%) Agile Software Development
2 6 (30.00%) Risk Management
2 6 (30.00%) Software Testing
3 4 (20.00%) OOP
3 4 (20.00%) Test Management
3 4 (20.00%) Time Management
3 4 (20.00%) Software Architecture
4 3 (15.00%) Test Strategy
4 3 (15.00%) Line Management
5 2 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 2 (10.00%) Release Management
5 2 (10.00%) CMMI
5 2 (10.00%) Project Management
5 2 (10.00%) OO
5 2 (10.00%) OOD
6 1 (5.00%) Test Automation
6 1 (5.00%) Test Scripting
6 1 (5.00%) Waterfall
6 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
6 1 (5.00%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) C#
2 10 (50.00%) SQL
3 8 (40.00%) JavaScript
3 8 (40.00%) VB
3 8 (40.00%) VB.NET
3 8 (40.00%) VB6
4 7 (35.00%) Java
5 2 (10.00%) C
5 2 (10.00%) Perl
Qualifications
1 5 (25.00%) ISEB
2 2 (10.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
3 1 (5.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (15.00%) QA
Vendors
1 8 (40.00%) Business Objects
1 8 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.00%) TIBCO
2 1 (5.00%) Oracle
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