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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 9 5 3
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 8 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 16.33% 23.13% 23.68%
As % of the Programming Languages category 27.59% 32.98% 60.00%
Number of salaries quoted 8 31 9
Average salary £36,500 £32,000 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.06% +6.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
29 94 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 59.18% 70.15% 39.47%
Number of salaries quoted 26 92 15
Average salary £35,000 £33,500 £30,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.47% +11.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £35,200 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 29 August 2014, 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 20 (95.24%) Java
2 16 (76.19%) .NET
3 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 15 (71.43%) OOD
3 15 (71.43%) CSS
3 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 15 (71.43%) Scrum
3 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
3 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
3 15 (71.43%) HTML5
3 15 (71.43%) CSS3
4 6 (28.57%) C
4 6 (28.57%) C#
5 5 (23.81%) STL
5 5 (23.81%) Web Services
5 5 (23.81%) OOP
5 5 (23.81%) OO
5 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Business Development
5 5 (23.81%) Degree
5 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
5 5 (23.81%) Physics
5 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
5 5 (23.81%) QA
5 5 (23.81%) Risk Analysis
5 5 (23.81%) Release Management
5 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
5 5 (23.81%) Qt
5 5 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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.

Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (4.76%) MS Access
Job Titles
1 16 (76.19%) Developer
2 15 (71.43%) Software Engineer
3 13 (61.90%) Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C++ Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (14.29%) C Developer
5 2 (9.52%) Applications Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior Developer
6 1 (4.76%) .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) VB.NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior .NET Developer
6 1 (4.76%) Senior VB.NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 16 (76.19%) .NET
2 15 (71.43%) CSS
2 15 (71.43%) HTML5
2 15 (71.43%) CSS3
2 15 (71.43%) HTML
3 5 (23.81%) STL
3 5 (23.81%) Web Services
3 5 (23.81%) Qt
3 5 (23.81%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (23.81%) Mathematics
1 5 (23.81%) Physics
1 5 (23.81%) Computer Science
2 3 (14.29%) Digital Media
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) OOD
1 15 (71.43%) Scrum
1 15 (71.43%) Agile Software Development
1 15 (71.43%) Software Engineering
2 5 (23.81%) Software Testing
2 5 (23.81%) Requirements Analysis
2 5 (23.81%) Business Development
2 5 (23.81%) Risk Analysis
2 5 (23.81%) Release Management
2 5 (23.81%) Integration Testing
2 5 (23.81%) OOP
2 5 (23.81%) OO
Programming Languages
1 20 (95.24%) Java
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
3 6 (28.57%) C
3 6 (28.57%) C#
4 1 (4.76%) VB.NET
4 1 (4.76%) VBA
4 1 (4.76%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 5 (23.81%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (23.81%) QA