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 31 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 29 53 25
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -28
Permanent jobs citing C++ 37 11 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 6.15% 1.98% 6.48%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.25% 3.53% 13.07%
Number of salaries quoted 37 11 23
Average salary £35,000 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-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
302 312 199
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 50.17% 56.12% 49.63%
Number of salaries quoted 272 283 185
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £35,000
90% offered a salary of more than £28,450 £26,400 £27,500
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 31 October 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 39 (50.65%) Java
2 36 (46.75%) SQL
3 28 (36.36%) Software Engineering
4 23 (29.87%) Computer Science
5 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (25.97%) PHP
7 19 (24.68%) Degree
8 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
8 16 (20.78%) C#
9 15 (19.48%) Python
9 15 (19.48%) Relational Database
10 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
10 14 (18.18%) Scrum
11 13 (16.88%) UNIX
12 12 (15.58%) C
13 11 (14.29%) .NET
13 11 (14.29%) Finance
14 10 (12.99%) GIS
14 10 (12.99%) Linux
14 10 (12.99%) MySQL
14 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
14 10 (12.99%) Ruby
15 9 (11.69%) TDD
15 9 (11.69%) Web Services
15 9 (11.69%) XML
16 8 (10.39%) UML
16 8 (10.39%) Oracle
16 8 (10.39%) Erlang
17 7 (9.09%) PowerBuilder
17 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 31 October 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 14 (18.18%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.30%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (6.49%) SaaS
2 3 (3.90%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (2.60%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (6.49%) HTTP
2 2 (2.60%) TCP/IP
2 2 (2.60%) Intrusion Detection
2 2 (2.60%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (19.48%) Relational Database
2 10 (12.99%) MySQL
3 5 (6.49%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.60%) Riak
4 2 (2.60%) Big Data
4 2 (2.60%) SQL Server
5 1 (1.30%) DB2
5 1 (1.30%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 7 (9.09%) PowerBuilder
1 7 (9.09%) Visual Studio
2 3 (3.90%) ClearCase
2 3 (3.90%) ClearQuest
3 2 (2.60%) Xcode
3 2 (2.60%) Git (software)
3 2 (2.60%) Jenkins
4 1 (1.30%) PhantomJS
4 1 (1.30%) JUnit
4 1 (1.30%) Mocha
4 1 (1.30%) Selenium
General
1 11 (14.29%) Finance
2 3 (3.90%) Pharmaceutical
2 3 (3.90%) Telecoms
2 3 (3.90%) Billing
3 1 (1.30%) Advertising
3 1 (1.30%) Games
Job Titles
1 48 (62.34%) Developer
2 25 (32.47%) Software Developer
3 18 (23.38%) Software Engineer
4 15 (19.48%) C++ Developer
5 11 (14.29%) Graduate
6 10 (12.99%) Graduate Developer
7 8 (10.39%) Senior Developer
8 6 (7.79%) Senior Software Developer
9 5 (6.49%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (6.49%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (6.49%) Analyst
10 3 (3.90%) Project Manager
10 3 (3.90%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 3 (3.90%) Java Developer
10 3 (3.90%) Graduate Software Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Software Programmer
11 2 (2.60%) Graduate Programmer
11 2 (2.60%) Senior Java Developer
11 2 (2.60%) Senior Software Engineer
11 2 (2.60%) Programmer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (14.29%) .NET
2 9 (11.69%) Web Services
2 9 (11.69%) XML
3 7 (9.09%) HTML
4 6 (7.79%) WPF
4 6 (7.79%) ASP.NET
5 4 (5.19%) Ruby on Rails
5 4 (5.19%) STL
5 4 (5.19%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 3 (3.90%) Spring
6 3 (3.90%) J2EE
7 2 (2.60%) MFC
7 2 (2.60%) OpenGL
7 2 (2.60%) JSON
8 1 (1.30%) Zend Framework
8 1 (1.30%) JSF
8 1 (1.30%) Hibernate
8 1 (1.30%) CSS
8 1 (1.30%) Unity (Game Engine)
Miscellaneous
1 23 (29.87%) Computer Science
2 10 (12.99%) GIS
3 4 (5.19%) Grid Computing
3 4 (5.19%) Mathematics
3 4 (5.19%) Physics
3 4 (5.19%) N-Tier
3 4 (5.19%) Algorithms
4 3 (3.90%) Economics
4 3 (3.90%) Graphic Design
5 2 (2.60%) iPhone
5 2 (2.60%) Data Structures
6 1 (1.30%) Interactive TV
6 1 (1.30%) Management Information System
6 1 (1.30%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 13 (16.88%) UNIX
2 10 (12.99%) Linux
3 3 (3.90%) Windows
3 3 (3.90%) Android
3 3 (3.90%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.60%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.30%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (36.36%) Software Engineering
2 22 (28.57%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (18.18%) Scrum
4 9 (11.69%) TDD
5 8 (10.39%) UML
6 7 (9.09%) OO
7 6 (7.79%) OOP
8 5 (6.49%) BDD
9 4 (5.19%) Performance Testing
9 4 (5.19%) Cartography
9 4 (5.19%) ETL
9 4 (5.19%) Project Management
10 3 (3.90%) Validation
10 3 (3.90%) Web Design
10 3 (3.90%) Statistical Analysis
10 3 (3.90%) Problem Management
10 3 (3.90%) Static Code Analysis
10 3 (3.90%) Cyber Security
10 3 (3.90%) Unit Testing
10 3 (3.90%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 39 (50.65%) Java
2 36 (46.75%) SQL
3 20 (25.97%) PHP
4 16 (20.78%) C#
5 15 (19.48%) Python
6 12 (15.58%) C
7 10 (12.99%) JavaScript
7 10 (12.99%) Ruby
8 8 (10.39%) Erlang
9 6 (7.79%) VC++
10 5 (6.49%) Perl
11 3 (3.90%) VBA
11 3 (3.90%) Embedded C
12 2 (2.60%) Objective-C
13 1 (1.30%) PHP5
13 1 (1.30%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 19 (24.68%) Degree
2 2 (2.60%) DV Cleared
2 2 (2.60%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (3.90%) QA
System Software
1 2 (2.60%) Snort
Vendors
1 16 (20.78%) Microsoft
2 8 (10.39%) Oracle
3 4 (5.19%) TOWER Software
4 3 (3.90%) Coverity
4 3 (3.90%) Wind River
5 1 (1.30%) Zend
5 1 (1.30%) Sybase
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Salary: From £45,000 to £55,000 per annum
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Salary: £25000 to £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 21 days ago