The first table below looks at the demand 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 23 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Cardiff region.

Location
3 months to
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 32 16 26
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +10
Permanent jobs citing C++ 38 53 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.69% 9.98% 6.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.88% 18.66% 13.26%
Number of salaries quoted 29 46 23
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £52,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Cardiff
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
295 284 181
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.16% 53.48% 49.86%
Number of salaries quoted 267 241 170
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £22,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
South Wales

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 23 July 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 31 (58.49%) Java
2 28 (52.83%) SQL
3 25 (47.17%) Software Engineering
4 15 (28.30%) Linux
5 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
5 14 (26.42%) C#
6 12 (22.64%) .NET
7 11 (20.75%) C
7 11 (20.75%) UNIX
7 11 (20.75%) Web Services
7 11 (20.75%) Degree
8 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
8 10 (18.87%) OO
8 10 (18.87%) PHP
9 9 (16.98%) Oracle
9 9 (16.98%) UML
9 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
10 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
10 8 (15.09%) HTML
11 7 (13.21%) XML
11 7 (13.21%) Android
12 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
12 6 (11.32%) Python
12 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
12 6 (11.32%) PowerBuilder
12 6 (11.32%) TDD
13 5 (9.43%) Electronics
13 5 (9.43%) N-Tier
14 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
14 4 (7.55%) VC++

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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.

Applications
1 4 (7.55%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.89%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.66%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.66%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.66%) HTTP
1 3 (5.66%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (16.98%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.55%) SQL Server
3 2 (3.77%) RDBMS
3 2 (3.77%) Riak
3 2 (3.77%) MySQL
4 1 (1.89%) DB2
Development Applications
1 6 (11.32%) PowerBuilder
2 3 (5.66%) ClearQuest
2 3 (5.66%) Visual Studio
2 3 (5.66%) ClearCase
3 2 (3.77%) Xcode
4 1 (1.89%) CruiseControl
4 1 (1.89%) Subversion
4 1 (1.89%) Hudson
4 1 (1.89%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.89%) Grunt
4 1 (1.89%) Ant
General
1 5 (9.43%) Electronics
2 4 (7.55%) Telecoms
2 4 (7.55%) Finance
3 3 (5.66%) Advertising
3 3 (5.66%) Billing
4 1 (1.89%) Games
4 1 (1.89%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 35 (66.04%) Developer
2 16 (30.19%) Software Engineer
3 11 (20.75%) C++ Developer
3 11 (20.75%) Graduate
4 9 (16.98%) Software Developer
4 9 (16.98%) Graduate Developer
5 5 (9.43%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Java Developer
6 3 (5.66%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 3 (5.66%) Graduate Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 2 (3.77%) Graduate Programmer
7 2 (3.77%) Programmer
7 2 (3.77%) Web Developer
7 2 (3.77%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (3.77%) Software Programmer
8 1 (1.89%) Software Team Leader
8 1 (1.89%) Software Development Team Leader
8 1 (1.89%) Team Leader
8 1 (1.89%) Development Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (22.64%) .NET
2 11 (20.75%) Web Services
3 8 (15.09%) HTML
4 7 (13.21%) XML
5 6 (11.32%) ASP.NET
6 4 (7.55%) CSS
7 3 (5.66%) J2EE
7 3 (5.66%) Hibernate
7 3 (5.66%) Spring
7 3 (5.66%) Java EE
7 3 (5.66%) WPF
7 3 (5.66%) GWT
7 3 (5.66%) jQuery
7 3 (5.66%) Ext JS
7 3 (5.66%) Android SDK
8 2 (3.77%) MapReduce
8 2 (3.77%) Zend Framework
8 2 (3.77%) JSON
8 2 (3.77%) MFC
9 1 (1.89%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 8 (15.09%) Computer Science
2 5 (9.43%) N-Tier
3 4 (7.55%) Embedded Systems
4 3 (5.66%) GIS
5 2 (3.77%) Grid Computing
5 2 (3.77%) iPhone
6 1 (1.89%) Digital Media
6 1 (1.89%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.89%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.89%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 15 (28.30%) Linux
2 11 (20.75%) UNIX
3 7 (13.21%) Android
4 3 (5.66%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.66%) Windows
5 2 (3.77%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.89%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (47.17%) Software Engineering
2 10 (18.87%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (18.87%) OO
3 9 (16.98%) UML
4 6 (11.32%) TDD
5 4 (7.55%) Scrum
6 3 (5.66%) Problem Management
6 3 (5.66%) Reverse Engineering
6 3 (5.66%) Static Code Analysis
6 3 (5.66%) Cyber Security
7 2 (3.77%) Android Development
7 2 (3.77%) iOS Development
7 2 (3.77%) Performance Testing
7 2 (3.77%) OOP
8 1 (1.89%) Web Services Management
8 1 (1.89%) Enterprise Architecture
8 1 (1.89%) Information Architecture
8 1 (1.89%) Game Development
8 1 (1.89%) Email Management
Programming Languages
1 31 (58.49%) Java
2 28 (52.83%) SQL
3 14 (26.42%) JavaScript
3 14 (26.42%) C#
4 11 (20.75%) C
5 10 (18.87%) PHP
6 6 (11.32%) Python
7 4 (7.55%) VC++
7 4 (7.55%) Perl
8 3 (5.66%) Erlang
9 2 (3.77%) Objective-C
9 2 (3.77%) PHP5
10 1 (1.89%) RPG
Qualifications
1 11 (20.75%) Degree
2 2 (3.77%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.77%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 9 (16.98%) Oracle
2 6 (11.32%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.66%) Coverity
3 3 (5.66%) Wind River
4 2 (3.77%) Zend
5 1 (1.89%) Remedy
5 1 (1.89%) Sybase
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