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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 38 42 43
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 39 31 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.49% 4.57% 2.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.48% 8.24% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 30 28 9
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,350 £28,700
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,750 £47,500
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
372 376 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 52.39% 55.46% 49.63%
Number of salaries quoted 308 335 184
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £28,850 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,800 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 10 February 2016.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 (67.16%) Java
2 37 (55.22%) SQL
3 32 (47.76%) Python
3 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
4 27 (40.30%) C
4 27 (40.30%) SDLC
5 26 (38.81%) Software Engineering
6 23 (34.33%) Unix
6 23 (34.33%) Linux
6 23 (34.33%) Functional Programming
7 22 (32.84%) TCP/IP
7 22 (32.84%) Haskell
7 22 (32.84%) Erlang
8 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
9 18 (26.87%) C#
9 18 (26.87%) MySQL
10 17 (25.37%) ETL
10 17 (25.37%) Data Analysis
11 16 (23.88%) Lisp
12 15 (22.39%) HTTP
12 15 (22.39%) Oracle
13 14 (20.90%) PHP
13 14 (20.90%) Scrum
14 13 (19.40%) Snort
14 13 (19.40%) tcpdump
15 12 (17.91%) Big Data
15 12 (17.91%) TDD
15 12 (17.91%) Scala
15 12 (17.91%) Online Security
15 12 (17.91%) Finance

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 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 9 (13.43%) Node.js
2 2 (2.99%) Apache Spark
2 2 (2.99%) SAS
Applications
1 5 (7.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (2.99%) SPSS
3 1 (1.49%) EViews
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (2.99%) GitHub
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
2 1 (1.49%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (1.49%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (1.49%) Cloud Computing
2 1 (1.49%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 22 (32.84%) TCP/IP
2 15 (22.39%) HTTP
3 13 (19.40%) tcpdump
4 1 (1.49%) Intrusion Detection
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (26.87%) MySQL
2 12 (17.91%) Big Data
3 10 (14.93%) NoSQL
4 9 (13.43%) Amazon Redshift
4 9 (13.43%) MongoDB
5 8 (11.94%) Apache Cassandra
5 8 (11.94%) Riak
5 8 (11.94%) SQL Server
6 6 (8.96%) Relational Database
7 3 (4.48%) DB2
8 2 (2.99%) Hadoop
8 2 (2.99%) Voldemort
9 1 (1.49%) Amazon RDS
9 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
9 1 (1.49%) Oracle Reports
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) PowerBuilder
2 1 (1.49%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.49%) Git (software)
2 1 (1.49%) Hudson
2 1 (1.49%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.49%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (1.49%) Subversion
2 1 (1.49%) TeamCity
General
1 12 (17.91%) Finance
2 8 (11.94%) Games
3 6 (8.96%) Welsh Language
4 2 (2.99%) Advertising
5 1 (1.49%) Aerospace
5 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 37 (55.22%) Developer
2 25 (37.31%) Software Developer
3 20 (29.85%) Software Engineer
4 13 (19.40%) C++ Developer
5 11 (16.42%) Cybersecurity Engineer
5 11 (16.42%) Security Engineer
6 6 (8.96%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.46%) C++ Software Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Junior
7 5 (7.46%) Senior C++ Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Developer
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Software Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Erlang Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Junior C++ Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Junior Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Junior Software Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Technical Leader
9 3 (4.48%) Delivery Manager
10 2 (2.99%) Senior Software Engineer
10 2 (2.99%) Software Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) Web Services
1 9 (13.43%) XML
2 6 (8.96%) .NET
3 5 (7.46%) ASP.NET
3 5 (7.46%) REST
3 5 (7.46%) SOAP
3 5 (7.46%) WSDL
4 3 (4.48%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (4.48%) STL
5 2 (2.99%) GWT
5 2 (2.99%) Lucene
6 1 (1.49%) Ajax
6 1 (1.49%) JSON
6 1 (1.49%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 19 (28.36%) Computer Science
2 10 (14.93%) Grid Computing
3 7 (10.45%) User Experience
4 3 (4.48%) Analytical Skills
5 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
5 2 (2.99%) Mathematics
6 1 (1.49%) Credit Risk
6 1 (1.49%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.49%) Economics
6 1 (1.49%) N-Tier
6 1 (1.49%) Security Operations Centre
6 1 (1.49%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 23 (34.33%) Linux
1 23 (34.33%) Unix
2 1 (1.49%) VxWorks
2 1 (1.49%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.76%) Agile Software Development
2 27 (40.30%) SDLC
3 26 (38.81%) Software Engineering
4 23 (34.33%) Functional Programming
5 17 (25.37%) Data Analysis
5 17 (25.37%) ETL
6 14 (20.90%) Scrum
7 12 (17.91%) Online Security
7 12 (17.91%) TDD
8 11 (16.42%) Cybersecurity
8 11 (16.42%) Machine Learning
8 11 (16.42%) OO
8 11 (16.42%) OOP
9 9 (13.43%) BDD
10 7 (10.45%) DevOps
11 6 (8.96%) Multithreading
12 4 (5.97%) Continuous Integration
13 3 (4.48%) Matrix Management
13 3 (4.48%) UML
13 3 (4.48%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 45 (67.16%) Java
2 37 (55.22%) SQL
3 32 (47.76%) Python
4 27 (40.30%) C
5 22 (32.84%) Erlang
5 22 (32.84%) Haskell
6 18 (26.87%) C#
7 16 (23.88%) Lisp
8 14 (20.90%) PHP
9 12 (17.91%) Scala
10 11 (16.42%) Ruby
11 10 (14.93%) JavaScript
12 9 (13.43%) Clojure
13 5 (7.46%) VB.NET
14 3 (4.48%) MATLAB
15 2 (2.99%) Go
15 2 (2.99%) SystemTap
16 1 (1.49%) Assembly Language
16 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
16 1 (1.49%) R
Qualifications
1 4 (5.97%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) PhD
2 1 (1.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (2.99%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.49%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.49%) MISRA
2 1 (1.49%) MISRA C
System Software
1 13 (19.40%) Snort
Vendors
1 15 (22.39%) Oracle
2 9 (13.43%) TOWER Software
3 5 (7.46%) Sybase
4 1 (1.49%) Microsoft
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