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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 7 9 2
Rank change year-on-year
+2 -7
Permanent jobs citing C++ 13 11 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 20.31% 22.92% 32.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 46.43% 39.29% 53.25%
Number of salaries quoted 10 11 41
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +12.30%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,900 £30,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £37,950 £36,500 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
28 28 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 43.75% 58.33% 60.63%
Number of salaries quoted 22 27 77
Average salary £36,000 £36,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.36% +21.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,250 £29,250 £23,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £39,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 3 July 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 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
3 15 (78.95%) STL
3 15 (78.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
5 12 (63.16%) SQL
5 12 (63.16%) .NET
5 12 (63.16%) Windows
5 12 (63.16%) Linux
6 10 (52.63%) MVC
7 8 (42.11%) Python
7 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
7 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
8 6 (31.58%) Scrum
8 6 (31.58%) Oracle
8 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
8 6 (31.58%) Build Automation
8 6 (31.58%) SDLC
9 5 (26.32%) Qt
9 5 (26.32%) Web Services
9 5 (26.32%) C
9 5 (26.32%) OOP
10 4 (21.05%) JSON
10 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
10 4 (21.05%) REST
10 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
11 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
11 2 (10.53%) Bottle
11 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 (10.53%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (42.11%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 6 (31.58%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineer
2 7 (36.84%) Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C++ Developer
2 7 (36.84%) C++/C# Developer
3 5 (26.32%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (10.53%) C++/Java Developer
4 2 (10.53%) C# Developer
4 2 (10.53%) Java Developer
5 1 (5.26%) .NET Developer
5 1 (5.26%) C# .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (78.95%) STL
1 15 (78.95%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (63.16%) .NET
3 5 (26.32%) Web Services
3 5 (26.32%) Qt
4 4 (21.05%) JSON
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET
4 4 (21.05%) ASP.NET MVC
4 4 (21.05%) REST
5 2 (10.53%) Bottle
Miscellaneous
1 2 (10.53%) Computer Science
1 2 (10.53%) Life Science
1 2 (10.53%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 12 (63.16%) Windows
1 12 (63.16%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (89.47%) Software Engineering
2 14 (73.68%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (52.63%) MVC
4 8 (42.11%) Software Testing
5 6 (31.58%) Scrum
5 6 (31.58%) Build Automation
5 6 (31.58%) SDLC
6 5 (26.32%) OOP
7 2 (10.53%) Requirements Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Risk Analysis
7 2 (10.53%) Test Automation
7 2 (10.53%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 19 (100.00%) C#
1 19 (100.00%) Java
2 12 (63.16%) SQL
3 8 (42.11%) Python
4 5 (26.32%) C
Qualifications
1 2 (10.53%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (31.58%) Oracle
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
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