The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bridgend region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 5 11 6
Rank change year-on-year
+6 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 13 7 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 19.40% 14.00% 21.05%
As % of the Programming Languages category 38.24% 24.14% 30.43%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 28
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +14.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,800 £35,000 £29,550
10% offered a salary of more than £40,800 £36,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bridgend region.

Programming Languages Category
Bridgend
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
34 29 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 50.75% 58.00% 69.17%
Number of salaries quoted 27 26 90
Average salary £36,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,200 £40,000 £37,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Bridgend region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Bridgend

C++
Salary Trend in Bridgend

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

C++ Salary Trend in Bridgend

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 21 (91.30%) Java
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 20 (86.96%) C#
3 18 (78.26%) Linux
3 18 (78.26%) Software Engineering
4 17 (73.91%) Windows
4 17 (73.91%) .NET
5 16 (69.57%) STL
6 15 (65.22%) MVC
7 14 (60.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
9 10 (43.48%) Oracle
10 9 (39.13%) Scrum
10 9 (39.13%) Python
10 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
11 8 (34.78%) SDLC
12 7 (30.43%) Build Automation
13 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
14 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
14 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
15 4 (17.39%) JSON
15 4 (17.39%) REST
15 4 (17.39%) OOP
16 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
16 3 (13.04%) OO
16 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
16 3 (13.04%) Bottle
16 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
16 3 (13.04%) Git (software)

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, IT jobs across the Bridgend 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 2 (8.70%) IIS
2 1 (4.35%) WildFly
Communications & Networking
1 2 (8.70%) Broadband
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (39.13%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (13.04%) Git (software)
3 2 (8.70%) Subversion
Job Titles
1 17 (73.91%) Software Engineer
2 6 (26.09%) Developer
3 4 (17.39%) Java Developer
3 4 (17.39%) C++ Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C++ Programmer
4 2 (8.70%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (8.70%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (8.70%) Programmer
5 1 (4.35%) .NET Developer
5 1 (4.35%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 17 (73.91%) .NET
2 16 (69.57%) STL
3 14 (60.87%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET MVC
4 5 (21.74%) ASP.NET
5 4 (17.39%) REST
5 4 (17.39%) JSON
6 3 (13.04%) Bottle
7 2 (8.70%) SOAP
7 2 (8.70%) Web Services
7 2 (8.70%) Qt
8 1 (4.35%) XHTML
8 1 (4.35%) Hibernate
8 1 (4.35%) JSF
8 1 (4.35%) JNI
8 1 (4.35%) Java EE
8 1 (4.35%) EJB
8 1 (4.35%) CSS
8 1 (4.35%) HTML
8 1 (4.35%) JPA
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.70%) Computer Science
1 2 (8.70%) Life Science
1 2 (8.70%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 18 (78.26%) Linux
2 17 (73.91%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (91.30%) Agile Software Development
2 18 (78.26%) Software Engineering
3 15 (65.22%) MVC
4 13 (56.52%) Software Testing
5 9 (39.13%) Scrum
6 8 (34.78%) SDLC
7 7 (30.43%) Build Automation
8 4 (17.39%) OOP
9 3 (13.04%) OO
9 3 (13.04%) Requirements Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Risk Analysis
9 3 (13.04%) Performance Tuning
10 2 (8.70%) TDD
10 2 (8.70%) Test Automation
11 1 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 21 (91.30%) Java
2 20 (86.96%) SQL
2 20 (86.96%) C#
3 9 (39.13%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) Degree
Vendors
1 10 (43.48%) Oracle