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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 27 53 18
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -35
Permanent jobs citing C++ 39 8 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.32% 1.68% 9.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.38% 2.90% 16.40%
Number of salaries quoted 38 8 40
Average salary £35,250 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.87% +6.66%
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 Cardiff region.

Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
315 276 250
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 51.05% 57.86% 59.52%
Number of salaries quoted 288 248 228
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £43,500 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 40 (49.38%) Java
2 38 (46.91%) SQL
3 23 (28.40%) Computer Science
4 22 (27.16%) PHP
4 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
5 21 (25.93%) Degree
6 17 (20.99%) Finance
6 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (17.28%) C#
7 14 (17.28%) Python
7 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
7 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
8 13 (16.05%) C
8 13 (16.05%) UNIX
9 12 (14.81%) Scrum
9 12 (14.81%) Ruby
9 12 (14.81%) Relational Database
10 10 (12.35%) GIS
10 10 (12.35%) TDD
11 9 (11.11%) .NET
11 9 (11.11%) J2EE
11 9 (11.11%) MySQL
11 9 (11.11%) Spring
11 9 (11.11%) Unit Testing
12 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
12 8 (9.88%) Erlang
13 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
13 7 (8.64%) XML
13 7 (8.64%) OOP
14 6 (7.41%) Web Services

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 4 (4.94%) SAS
Applications
1 14 (17.28%) MS Excel
2 4 (4.94%) SPSS
2 4 (4.94%) EViews
3 1 (1.23%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.17%) SaaS
2 3 (3.70%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.47%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.17%) HTTP
2 2 (2.47%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.47%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.47%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (14.81%) Relational Database
2 9 (11.11%) MySQL
3 4 (4.94%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.47%) Riak
4 2 (2.47%) Big Data
5 1 (1.23%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.23%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.23%) DB2
5 1 (1.23%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 7 (8.64%) Visual Studio
2 5 (6.17%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (2.47%) Xcode
3 2 (2.47%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.47%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.23%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.23%) JUnit
4 1 (1.23%) Mocha
4 1 (1.23%) Selenium
4 1 (1.23%) ClearQuest
4 1 (1.23%) ClearCase
General
1 17 (20.99%) Finance
2 3 (3.70%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.47%) Retail
4 1 (1.23%) Billing
4 1 (1.23%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.23%) Games
4 1 (1.23%) Banking
Job Titles
1 52 (64.20%) Developer
2 28 (34.57%) Software Developer
3 15 (18.52%) Senior Developer
4 12 (14.81%) C++ Developer
4 12 (14.81%) Software Engineer
5 10 (12.35%) Senior Software Developer
6 9 (11.11%) Java Developer
7 8 (9.88%) Analyst
8 7 (8.64%) Graduate
8 7 (8.64%) Graduate Developer
9 5 (6.17%) Senior Java Developer
10 4 (4.94%) Project Manager
10 4 (4.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (4.94%) C++ Software Developer
11 3 (3.70%) Delivery Manager
12 2 (2.47%) Graduate Software Developer
12 2 (2.47%) PHP Developer
12 2 (2.47%) Software Manager
12 2 (2.47%) Customer Analyst
12 2 (2.47%) Software Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.11%) .NET
1 9 (11.11%) J2EE
1 9 (11.11%) Spring
2 7 (8.64%) XML
3 6 (7.41%) Web Services
3 6 (7.41%) WPF
4 5 (6.17%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (4.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 4 (4.94%) HTML
5 4 (4.94%) ASP.NET
5 4 (4.94%) STL
6 2 (2.47%) OpenGL
6 2 (2.47%) JSON
7 1 (1.23%) JSF
7 1 (1.23%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.23%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 23 (28.40%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.35%) GIS
3 5 (6.17%) Mathematics
4 4 (4.94%) Physics
4 4 (4.94%) Analytical Skills
4 4 (4.94%) Algorithms
4 4 (4.94%) Grid Computing
4 4 (4.94%) Economics
5 3 (3.70%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.47%) N-Tier
6 2 (2.47%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.47%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.47%) iPhone
7 1 (1.23%) Statistics
7 1 (1.23%) Interactive TV
7 1 (1.23%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.23%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.05%) UNIX
2 6 (7.41%) Linux
3 3 (3.70%) Android
3 3 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.47%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.23%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (27.16%) Software Engineering
2 17 (20.99%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (14.81%) Scrum
4 10 (12.35%) TDD
5 9 (11.11%) Unit Testing
6 7 (8.64%) OOP
7 6 (7.41%) OO
7 6 (7.41%) UML
7 6 (7.41%) BDD
8 4 (4.94%) Statistical Analysis
8 4 (4.94%) Validation
8 4 (4.94%) Project Management
8 4 (4.94%) ETL
8 4 (4.94%) Analytics
8 4 (4.94%) Cartography
9 3 (3.70%) Customer Analytics
9 3 (3.70%) Configuration Management
9 3 (3.70%) Web Design
9 3 (3.70%) Release Management
9 3 (3.70%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 40 (49.38%) Java
2 38 (46.91%) SQL
3 22 (27.16%) PHP
4 14 (17.28%) C#
4 14 (17.28%) Python
5 13 (16.05%) C
6 12 (14.81%) Ruby
7 8 (9.88%) Erlang
7 8 (9.88%) JavaScript
8 5 (6.17%) VC++
9 4 (4.94%) R
9 4 (4.94%) Embedded C
9 4 (4.94%) MATLAB
10 3 (3.70%) VBA
11 2 (2.47%) Perl
11 2 (2.47%) Objective-C
12 1 (1.23%) Embedded C++
12 1 (1.23%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 21 (25.93%) Degree
2 1 (1.23%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (6.17%) QA
2 1 (1.23%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (2.47%) Snort
Vendors
1 14 (17.28%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.17%) TOWER Software
3 4 (4.94%) Oracle
4 1 (1.23%) Sybase
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