The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 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 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
East of England / Bedfordshire
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 58 72 77
Rank change year-on-year +14 +5  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 17 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 1.71% 2.00% 1.42%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.33% 5.15% 3.56%
Number of salaries quoted 7 11 16
Median salary £38,000 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.00% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,500 £35,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £44,000 £51,250
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 Bedfordshire with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Bedfordshire
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 254 330 449
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Bedfordshire 39.38% 38.87% 39.84%
Number of salaries quoted 210 284 351
Median salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -11.11% -  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £35,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £65,000 £64,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Bedfordshire

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Bedfordshire 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 Bedfordshire

C++
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

Salary trend for C++ in Bedfordshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Bedfordshire over the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Bedfordshire

C++
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton +8 2 £37,750 +7.85%
Dunstable -3 2 £50,000 +13.63%
Bedford -6 2 £30,000 -25.00%
C++
East of England

For the 6 months to 30 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 Bedfordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 21 (65.63%) .NET
2 19 (59.38%) C#
3 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
4 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
4 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
4 15 (46.88%) Computer Science
5 14 (43.75%) Degree
5 14 (43.75%) Windows
6 12 (37.50%) OpenGL
6 12 (37.50%) MFC
7 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (28.13%) ATL
7 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
7 9 (28.13%) Ajax
7 9 (28.13%) 3D Modelling
7 9 (28.13%) iPad
7 9 (28.13%) Xamarin
7 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
8 8 (25.00%) Mobile Development
9 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
9 7 (21.88%) Linux
9 7 (21.88%) Python
9 7 (21.88%) Games
10 6 (18.75%) Scrum
10 6 (18.75%) HTML
10 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
10 6 (18.75%) Computer Vision
11 5 (15.63%) Physics
11 5 (15.63%) PhD
12 4 (12.50%) Java

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Bedfordshire 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 3 (9.38%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (6.25%) LDAP
1 2 (6.25%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.25%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.13%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (3.13%) GIS
Development Applications
1 9 (28.13%) Visual Studio
2 6 (18.75%) Git (software)
3 4 (12.50%) Grunt
3 4 (12.50%) gulp
3 4 (12.50%) Team Foundation Server
4 2 (6.25%) Jenkins
5 1 (3.13%) Bugzilla
5 1 (3.13%) Rational DOORS
5 1 (3.13%) Rational Rhapsody
5 1 (3.13%) Subversion
General
1 7 (21.88%) Games
2 4 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 2 (6.25%) Electronics
4 1 (3.13%) Manufacturing
4 1 (3.13%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 19 (59.38%) Developer
2 13 (40.63%) C++ Developer
3 11 (34.38%) C++ Software Engineer
3 11 (34.38%) Software Engineer
4 7 (21.88%) C# Developer
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) .NET Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# .NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# ASP.NET Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C# Web Developer
5 4 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
5 4 (12.50%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 3 (9.38%) C++/C# Developer
7 2 (6.25%) Computer Scientist
7 2 (6.25%) Computer Vision Scientist
7 2 (6.25%) Identity and Access Management Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Identity Management Consultant
7 2 (6.25%) Image Processing Scientist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (65.63%) .NET
2 15 (46.88%) ASP.NET
3 12 (37.50%) MFC
3 12 (37.50%) OpenGL
4 9 (28.13%) Ajax
4 9 (28.13%) ATL
5 6 (18.75%) HTML
6 4 (12.50%) AngularJS
6 4 (12.50%) CSS
6 4 (12.50%) CSS3
6 4 (12.50%) HTML5
6 4 (12.50%) jQuery
7 3 (9.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 3 (9.38%) STL
8 2 (6.25%) Entity Framework
8 2 (6.25%) J2EE
8 2 (6.25%) REST
8 2 (6.25%) RESTful
8 2 (6.25%) SOAP
8 2 (6.25%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 15 (46.88%) Computer Science
2 9 (28.13%) iPad
2 9 (28.13%) Mobile App
3 3 (9.38%) Algorithms
4 2 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
Operating Systems
1 14 (43.75%) Windows
2 7 (21.88%) Linux
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineering
2 9 (28.13%) 3D Modelling
2 9 (28.13%) Agile Software Development
3 8 (25.00%) Mobile Development
4 7 (21.88%) Mathematics
5 6 (18.75%) Computer Vision
5 6 (18.75%) Scrum
6 5 (15.63%) Physics
7 4 (12.50%) MVC
7 4 (12.50%) Web Development
8 3 (9.38%) Multithreading
8 3 (9.38%) SDLC
9 2 (6.25%) Deep Learning
9 2 (6.25%) Identity Access Management
9 2 (6.25%) Image Processing
9 2 (6.25%) Information Security
9 2 (6.25%) Machine Learning
9 2 (6.25%) Mentoring
9 2 (6.25%) Service Delivery
9 2 (6.25%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 19 (59.38%) C#
2 15 (46.88%) JavaScript
3 7 (21.88%) Python
4 4 (12.50%) Java
5 3 (9.38%) C
6 2 (6.25%) Bash Shell
6 2 (6.25%) Shell Script
6 2 (6.25%) SQL
Qualifications
1 14 (43.75%) Degree
2 5 (15.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.13%) QA
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Active Directory
1 2 (6.25%) Firmware
Vendors
1 9 (28.13%) Xamarin
2 2 (6.25%) CA
2 2 (6.25%) Dell
2 2 (6.25%) IBM
2 2 (6.25%) Oracle