The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cardiff region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 1 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
1 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 27 36 54
Rank change year-on-year
+9 +18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 42 33 17
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.45% 4.85% 2.82%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.97% 9.88% 6.80%
Number of salaries quoted 41 23 15
Average salary £41,500 £36,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.27% +10.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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 Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
351 334 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 53.92% 49.05% 41.46%
Number of salaries quoted 316 274 208
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Cardiff

C++
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

C++ Salary Trend in Cardiff

C++
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Cardiff region over the 3 months to 1 May 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 45 (59.21%) Java
2 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (47.37%) SQL
4 29 (38.16%) Python
5 28 (36.84%) Software Engineering
6 25 (32.89%) SDLC
7 23 (30.26%) Computer Science
8 22 (28.95%) C
8 22 (28.95%) Oracle
9 21 (27.63%) Unix
10 20 (26.32%) Erlang
10 20 (26.32%) Functional Programming
11 19 (25.00%) Linux
11 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
11 19 (25.00%) Finance
12 18 (23.68%) C#
12 18 (23.68%) Haskell
13 16 (21.05%) PHP
13 16 (21.05%) MySQL
13 16 (21.05%) ETL
14 15 (19.74%) Data Analysis
14 15 (19.74%) Degree
15 14 (18.42%) HTTP
16 13 (17.11%) Online Security
16 13 (17.11%) Scrum
16 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
17 12 (15.79%) STL
17 12 (15.79%) OO
17 12 (15.79%) Games
17 12 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 2016, IT jobs across the Cardiff 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 7 (9.21%) Node.js
2 2 (2.63%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.63%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (9.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.63%) SPSS
3 1 (1.32%) EViews
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.58%) Amazon AWS
1 5 (6.58%) Microsoft Azure
2 4 (5.26%) IaaS
3 1 (1.32%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 19 (25.00%) TCP/IP
2 14 (18.42%) HTTP
3 9 (11.84%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (21.05%) MySQL
2 13 (17.11%) SQL Server
3 10 (13.16%) Big Data
4 9 (11.84%) NoSQL
4 9 (11.84%) Relational Database
5 7 (9.21%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (9.21%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (9.21%) MongoDB
5 7 (9.21%) Riak
6 4 (5.26%) DB2
7 2 (2.63%) Hadoop
8 1 (1.32%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (3.95%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.32%) Mocha
2 1 (1.32%) PhantomJS
2 1 (1.32%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.32%) Selenium
General
1 19 (25.00%) Finance
2 12 (15.79%) Games
3 11 (14.47%) Welsh Language
4 1 (1.32%) Advertising
4 1 (1.32%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 45 (59.21%) Developer
2 27 (35.53%) Software Developer
3 19 (25.00%) C++ Developer
3 19 (25.00%) Software Engineer
4 9 (11.84%) C++ Software Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 7 (9.21%) Erlang Developer
5 7 (9.21%) Security Engineer
6 5 (6.58%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Junior
6 5 (6.58%) Senior C++ Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Developer
6 5 (6.58%) Senior Software Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Development Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Junior C++ Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Junior Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Junior Software Developer
7 4 (5.26%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (5.26%) Software Manager
8 3 (3.95%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (15.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 12 (15.79%) STL
2 11 (14.47%) Web Services
2 11 (14.47%) XML
3 7 (9.21%) REST
3 7 (9.21%) SOAP
3 7 (9.21%) WSDL
4 6 (7.89%) .NET
5 5 (6.58%) ASP.NET
6 2 (2.63%) Lucene
7 1 (1.32%) Ajax
7 1 (1.32%) GWT
7 1 (1.32%) JSON
7 1 (1.32%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 23 (30.26%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.53%) Mathematics
3 7 (9.21%) Grid Computing
4 6 (7.89%) Physics
4 6 (7.89%) User Experience
5 2 (2.63%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.63%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.32%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.32%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.32%) Economics
6 1 (1.32%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 21 (27.63%) Unix
2 19 (25.00%) Linux
3 2 (2.63%) Windows
4 1 (1.32%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 40 (52.63%) Agile Software Development
2 28 (36.84%) Software Engineering
3 25 (32.89%) SDLC
4 20 (26.32%) Functional Programming
5 16 (21.05%) ETL
6 15 (19.74%) Data Analysis
7 13 (17.11%) Online Security
7 13 (17.11%) Scrum
8 12 (15.79%) OO
9 10 (13.16%) DevOps
9 10 (13.16%) TDD
10 9 (11.84%) OOP
11 8 (10.53%) BDD
11 8 (10.53%) Machine Learning
12 7 (9.21%) Cybersecurity
12 7 (9.21%) Multithreading
13 5 (6.58%) Continuous Improvement
14 4 (5.26%) Validation
15 3 (3.95%) Analytics
15 3 (3.95%) UML
Programming Languages
1 45 (59.21%) Java
2 36 (47.37%) SQL
3 29 (38.16%) Python
4 22 (28.95%) C
5 20 (26.32%) Erlang
6 18 (23.68%) C#
6 18 (23.68%) Haskell
7 16 (21.05%) PHP
8 11 (14.47%) Lisp
9 10 (13.16%) Ruby
9 10 (13.16%) Scala
10 9 (11.84%) JavaScript
11 7 (9.21%) Clojure
12 5 (6.58%) VB.NET
13 3 (3.95%) MATLAB
14 2 (2.63%) Perl
15 1 (1.32%) Assembly Language
15 1 (1.32%) Fortran
15 1 (1.32%) R
Qualifications
1 15 (19.74%) Degree
2 4 (5.26%) ISEB
3 1 (1.32%) PhD
3 1 (1.32%) Postgraduate
3 1 (1.32%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.63%) QA
2 1 (1.32%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.32%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.32%) MISRA
2 1 (1.32%) MISRA C
System Software
1 9 (11.84%) Snort
Vendors
1 22 (28.95%) Oracle
2 8 (10.53%) TOWER Software
3 7 (9.21%) Sybase
4 1 (1.32%) Microsoft
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