The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Luton 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 / Luton
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 42 47 49
Rank change year-on-year +5 +2  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 2 2 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Luton 0.75% 0.59% 1.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 2.25% 2.15% 4.40%
Number of salaries quoted 2 2 7
Median salary £37,750 £35,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.85% -17.64%  
90% offered a salary of more than £37,550 £31,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £39,000 £64,000
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 Luton with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Luton
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 89 93 159
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Luton 33.21% 27.43% 41.41%
Number of salaries quoted 67 77 106
Median salary £47,500 £47,500 £41,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +14.45%  
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £31,950
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £57,500 £63,250
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Luton

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Luton 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 Luton

C++
Salary Trend in Luton

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

Salary trend for C++ in Luton

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 Luton region with a requirement for C++.

1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Python
2 1 (50.00%) GIS
2 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
2 1 (50.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (50.00%) QA
2 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Analytics
2 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (50.00%) Complexity Analysis
2 1 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
2 1 (50.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Unix

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Luton 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:

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (50.00%) Geospatial Data
1 1 (50.00%) GIS
Job Titles
1 1 (50.00%) Developer
1 1 (50.00%) GIS Developer
1 1 (50.00%) Linux Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Software Test Engineer
1 1 (50.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (50.00%) Algorithms
1 1 (50.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 2 (100.00%) Linux
2 1 (50.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 1 (50.00%) Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Complexity Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analysis
1 1 (50.00%) Data Analytics
1 1 (50.00%) Network Planning
1 1 (50.00%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 1 (50.00%) C
1 1 (50.00%) Python
Qualifications
1 1 (50.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (50.00%) QA