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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 15 14 11
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 4 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 6.25% 11.48% 12.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 17.39% 29.17% 25.00%
Number of salaries quoted 4 7 7
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -10.44%
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
23 24 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bridgend 35.94% 39.34% 51.85%
Number of salaries quoted 22 24 26
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -7.69%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 25 Related IT Skills in Bridgend

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Java
1 10 (100.00%) STL
1 10 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (90.00%) Qt
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) OOP
2 9 (90.00%) C
3 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Scrum
5 1 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (10.00%) Linux
5 1 (10.00%) SQL
5 1 (10.00%) .NET
5 1 (10.00%) IIS
5 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
5 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (10.00%) JSON
5 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
5 1 (10.00%) REST

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Bridgend by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 1 (10.00%) IIS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (10.00%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 1 (10.00%) Visual Studio
Job Titles
1 9 (90.00%) Developer
1 9 (90.00%) C++ Developer
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (60.00%) C++/C# Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 2 (20.00%) C Developer
4 2 (20.00%) Software Developer
5 1 (10.00%) Programmer
5 1 (10.00%) C++ Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (100.00%) STL
1 10 (100.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 9 (90.00%) Web Services
2 9 (90.00%) Qt
3 1 (10.00%) .NET
3 1 (10.00%) JSON
3 1 (10.00%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Digital Media
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 1 (10.00%) Windows
1 1 (10.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) OOP
2 7 (70.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (10.00%) Test Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Build Automation
3 1 (10.00%) Scrum
3 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 10 (100.00%) C#
1 10 (100.00%) Java
2 9 (90.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) SQL
3 1 (10.00%) Python