The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Bedfordshire / Bedford
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 31 29 47
Rank change year-on-year -2 +18  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2 10 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedford 1.49% 5.35% 1.08%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.94% 11.11% 2.97%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 3
Median salary £30,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -25.00% -11.11%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedford with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedford
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 68 90 101
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedford 50.75% 48.13% 36.33%
Number of salaries quoted 60 81 87
Median salary £40,000 £43,500 £38,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.04% +14.47%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £65,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedford

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedford citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Bedford

C++
Salary Trend in Bedford

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

Salary trend for C++ in Bedford

For the 6 months to 29 March 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bedford region with a requirement for C++.

1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
3 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
4 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
4 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (57.14%) .NET
4 8 (57.14%) Games
4 8 (57.14%) Scrum
5 7 (50.00%) C#
5 7 (50.00%) HTML
5 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
5 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
6 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
6 6 (42.86%) Physics
6 6 (42.86%) Linux
6 6 (42.86%) PhD
7 5 (35.71%) MVC
7 5 (35.71%) Python
7 5 (35.71%) CSS
7 5 (35.71%) Web Development
7 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
7 5 (35.71%) jQuery
7 5 (35.71%) HTML5
7 5 (35.71%) CSS3
7 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
7 5 (35.71%) Grunt
7 5 (35.71%) gulp
7 5 (35.71%) Computer Vision
8 4 (28.57%) Windows
9 3 (21.43%) Jenkins

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 2 (14.29%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (21.43%) TCP/IP
2 1 (7.14%) LDAP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 8 (57.14%) Git (software)
2 5 (35.71%) Grunt
2 5 (35.71%) gulp
2 5 (35.71%) Team Foundation Server
3 3 (21.43%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (57.14%) Games
2 3 (21.43%) Aerospace
2 3 (21.43%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 7 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 7 (50.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (42.86%) Developer
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) .NET Web Developer
3 5 (35.71%) ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# .NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# ASP.NET Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Developer
3 5 (35.71%) C# Web Developer
3 5 (35.71%) Web Developer
4 2 (14.29%) .NET Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) C# Software Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Engineer
4 2 (14.29%) Cloud Software Engineer
5 1 (7.14%) Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Developer
5 1 (7.14%) Identity Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Management Consultant
5 1 (7.14%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (57.14%) .NET
2 7 (50.00%) ASP.NET
2 7 (50.00%) HTML
3 5 (35.71%) AngularJS
3 5 (35.71%) CSS
3 5 (35.71%) CSS3
3 5 (35.71%) HTML5
3 5 (35.71%) jQuery
4 3 (21.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (21.43%) MFC
4 3 (21.43%) OpenGL
4 3 (21.43%) STL
4 3 (21.43%) Yocto
5 2 (14.29%) .NET Framework
5 2 (14.29%) Entity Framework
6 1 (7.14%) J2EE
6 1 (7.14%) REST
6 1 (7.14%) RESTful
6 1 (7.14%) SailPoint
6 1 (7.14%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 12 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 1 (7.14%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 6 (42.86%) Linux
2 4 (28.57%) Windows
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (7.14%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (92.86%) Software Engineering
2 8 (57.14%) Agile Software Development
2 8 (57.14%) Scrum
3 6 (42.86%) Mathematics
3 6 (42.86%) Physics
4 5 (35.71%) Computer Vision
4 5 (35.71%) MVC
4 5 (35.71%) Web Development
5 3 (21.43%) Multithreading
5 3 (21.43%) SDLC
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Access Management
6 1 (7.14%) Identity Management
6 1 (7.14%) Information Security
6 1 (7.14%) ITIL
6 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
6 1 (7.14%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 7 (50.00%) C#
1 7 (50.00%) JavaScript
2 5 (35.71%) Python
3 3 (21.43%) Bash Shell
4 2 (14.29%) SQL
5 1 (7.14%) Java
5 1 (7.14%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 14 (100.00%) Degree
2 6 (42.86%) PhD
System Software
1 3 (21.43%) Firmware
2 1 (7.14%) Active Directory
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) CA
1 1 (7.14%) Dell
1 1 (7.14%) IBM
1 1 (7.14%) Oracle