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 18 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
18 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 33 33 34
Rank change year-on-year
0 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 39 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.17% 5.25% 3.31%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.19% 9.90% 7.14%
Number of salaries quoted 29 26 10
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 £32,750 £34,750
10% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,000 £51,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
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
320 303 168
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.63% 53.06% 46.41%
Number of salaries quoted 289 269 153
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,500 £26,739
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £44,300 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+4.00% -

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 18 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 33 (54.10%) Java
2 31 (50.82%) SQL
3 23 (37.70%) Software Engineering
4 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
4 18 (29.51%) C#
5 16 (26.23%) Degree
6 15 (24.59%) Computer Science
6 15 (24.59%) PHP
7 14 (22.95%) UNIX
8 13 (21.31%) Python
9 12 (19.67%) Web Services
9 12 (19.67%) Linux
9 12 (19.67%) .NET
9 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
10 11 (18.03%) OO
10 11 (18.03%) XML
10 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
11 10 (16.39%) UML
11 10 (16.39%) Oracle
11 10 (16.39%) C
12 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
13 8 (13.11%) PowerBuilder
13 8 (13.11%) HTML
14 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
14 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
14 7 (11.48%) Scrum
14 7 (11.48%) Finance
15 6 (9.84%) GIS
15 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
15 6 (9.84%) WPF

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 18 September 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 7 (11.48%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.64%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (6.56%) SaaS
2 3 (4.92%) Cloud Computing
3 1 (1.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (6.56%) HTTP
2 1 (1.64%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.64%) Intrusion Detection
2 1 (1.64%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (18.03%) Relational Database
2 5 (8.20%) MySQL
3 4 (6.56%) SQL Server
4 3 (4.92%) RDBMS
5 2 (3.28%) Riak
6 1 (1.64%) Oracle Database
6 1 (1.64%) Big Data
6 1 (1.64%) DB2
Development Applications
1 8 (13.11%) PowerBuilder
2 7 (11.48%) Visual Studio
3 3 (4.92%) ClearCase
3 3 (4.92%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.28%) Xcode
5 1 (1.64%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.64%) Git (software)
5 1 (1.64%) JUnit
General
1 7 (11.48%) Finance
2 3 (4.92%) Billing
2 3 (4.92%) Telecoms
2 3 (4.92%) Advertising
3 1 (1.64%) Electronics
3 1 (1.64%) Games
3 1 (1.64%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 43 (70.49%) Developer
2 17 (27.87%) Software Developer
3 15 (24.59%) Software Engineer
4 13 (21.31%) C++ Developer
5 11 (18.03%) Graduate
6 10 (16.39%) Graduate Developer
7 5 (8.20%) C++ Software Engineer
8 3 (4.92%) Graduate Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Programmer
9 2 (3.28%) Web Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Software Programmer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Engineer
9 2 (3.28%) Senior Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) C++ Software Developer
9 2 (3.28%) Graduate Programmer
10 1 (1.64%) Automated Test Analyst
10 1 (1.64%) Graduate Software Engineer
10 1 (1.64%) Graduate Java Developer
10 1 (1.64%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (19.67%) Web Services
1 12 (19.67%) .NET
2 11 (18.03%) XML
3 8 (13.11%) HTML
4 6 (9.84%) ASP.NET
4 6 (9.84%) WPF
5 2 (3.28%) OpenGL
5 2 (3.28%) CSS
5 2 (3.28%) MFC
5 2 (3.28%) Zend Framework
5 2 (3.28%) JSON
5 2 (3.28%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.64%) Spring
6 1 (1.64%) JSF
6 1 (1.64%) J2EE
6 1 (1.64%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.64%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 15 (24.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (9.84%) GIS
3 5 (8.20%) N-Tier
4 3 (4.92%) Grid Computing
4 3 (4.92%) User Experience
5 2 (3.28%) iPhone
6 1 (1.64%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.64%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.64%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 14 (22.95%) UNIX
2 12 (19.67%) Linux
3 4 (6.56%) Android
4 3 (4.92%) Apple iOS
4 3 (4.92%) Windows
5 2 (3.28%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.64%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (37.70%) Software Engineering
2 18 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (18.03%) OO
4 10 (16.39%) UML
5 7 (11.48%) Scrum
6 5 (8.20%) TDD
7 4 (6.56%) OOP
8 3 (4.92%) Static Code Analysis
8 3 (4.92%) Cyber Security
8 3 (4.92%) Reverse Engineering
8 3 (4.92%) Performance Testing
8 3 (4.92%) Problem Management
9 2 (3.28%) Continuous Integration
9 2 (3.28%) Android Development
9 2 (3.28%) iOS Development
9 2 (3.28%) MapReduce
9 2 (3.28%) BDD
10 1 (1.64%) Test Strategy
10 1 (1.64%) Game Development
10 1 (1.64%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 33 (54.10%) Java
2 31 (50.82%) SQL
3 18 (29.51%) C#
4 15 (24.59%) PHP
5 13 (21.31%) Python
6 12 (19.67%) JavaScript
7 10 (16.39%) C
8 6 (9.84%) Ruby
8 6 (9.84%) Erlang
9 5 (8.20%) Perl
10 4 (6.56%) VC++
11 2 (3.28%) Objective-C
11 2 (3.28%) PHP5
12 1 (1.64%) Bash Shell
12 1 (1.64%) RPG
12 1 (1.64%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 16 (26.23%) Degree
2 2 (3.28%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.28%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.64%) QA
System Software
1 1 (1.64%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (16.39%) Oracle
2 9 (14.75%) Microsoft
3 3 (4.92%) Coverity
3 3 (4.92%) Wind River
4 2 (3.28%) TOWER Software
4 2 (3.28%) Zend
5 1 (1.64%) Sybase
5 1 (1.64%) Remedy
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