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 3 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 33 37 40
Rank change year-on-year
+4 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 36 10 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.21% 2.58% 4.26%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.18% 6.10% 6.75%
Number of salaries quoted 30 10 22
Average salary £37,500 £36,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.44% -3.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
392 164 326
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 56.73% 42.27% 63.18%
Number of salaries quoted 345 146 280
Average salary £35,875 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £26,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £43,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 3 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 42 (53.16%) Java
2 26 (32.91%) SQL
3 25 (31.65%) PHP
4 20 (25.32%) Software Engineering
5 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (21.52%) Computer Science
6 17 (21.52%) MySQL
7 16 (20.25%) Finance
7 16 (20.25%) Ruby
7 16 (20.25%) Scrum
8 14 (17.72%) C
9 12 (15.19%) TDD
9 12 (15.19%) Degree
9 12 (15.19%) Python
10 11 (13.92%) OO
11 10 (12.66%) UNIX
12 9 (11.39%) Linux
12 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
12 9 (11.39%) J2EE
12 9 (11.39%) QA
12 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
12 9 (11.39%) Systems Analysis
12 9 (11.39%) Spring
12 9 (11.39%) Validation
12 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
13 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
13 8 (10.13%) BDD
13 8 (10.13%) C#
13 8 (10.13%) OOP
14 7 (8.86%) Microsoft

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 3 March 2015, 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 (5.06%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (8.86%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.06%) SPSS
2 4 (5.06%) EViews
3 1 (1.27%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (3.80%) SaaS
1 3 (3.80%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 3 (3.80%) HTTP
1 3 (3.80%) TCP/IP
1 3 (3.80%) Intrusion Detection
1 3 (3.80%) tcpdump
2 1 (1.27%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (21.52%) MySQL
2 9 (11.39%) Relational Database
3 5 (6.33%) RDBMS
3 5 (6.33%) Big Data
4 1 (1.27%) Data Mining
4 1 (1.27%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 3 (3.80%) Git (software)
1 3 (3.80%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.27%) PhantomJS
2 1 (1.27%) Mocha
2 1 (1.27%) Visual Studio
2 1 (1.27%) Selenium
General
1 16 (20.25%) Finance
2 3 (3.80%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.53%) Electronics
3 2 (2.53%) Retail
4 1 (1.27%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.27%) Advertising
4 1 (1.27%) Banking
Job Titles
1 40 (50.63%) Developer
2 24 (30.38%) Software Developer
3 20 (25.32%) Senior Developer
4 13 (16.46%) Senior Software Developer
5 12 (15.19%) Software Engineer
6 9 (11.39%) Java Developer
7 8 (10.13%) C++ Developer
7 8 (10.13%) Analyst
8 6 (7.59%) Senior Java Developer
9 5 (6.33%) Delivery Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Software Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Project Manager
9 5 (6.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
10 4 (5.06%) C++ Software Developer
11 3 (3.80%) PHP Developer
12 2 (2.53%) Customer Analyst
12 2 (2.53%) Senior Architect
12 2 (2.53%) Development Manager
12 2 (2.53%) Architect
12 2 (2.53%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (11.39%) J2EE
1 9 (11.39%) Spring
2 6 (7.59%) Ruby on Rails
2 6 (7.59%) .NET
2 6 (7.59%) Web Services
3 4 (5.06%) STL
3 4 (5.06%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (2.53%) OpenGL
4 2 (2.53%) HTML
4 2 (2.53%) CSS
5 1 (1.27%) XML
5 1 (1.27%) Velocity
5 1 (1.27%) Zend Framework
5 1 (1.27%) Ajax
Miscellaneous
1 17 (21.52%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.13%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (6.33%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.06%) Physics
4 4 (5.06%) GIS
4 4 (5.06%) Economics
4 4 (5.06%) Life Science
5 3 (3.80%) Data Structures
5 3 (3.80%) Algorithms
5 3 (3.80%) Management Information System
5 3 (3.80%) Grid Computing
5 3 (3.80%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.53%) Credit Risk
7 1 (1.27%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.27%) Web 2.0
7 1 (1.27%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 10 (12.66%) UNIX
2 9 (11.39%) Linux
3 2 (2.53%) Windows
4 1 (1.27%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (25.32%) Software Engineering
2 19 (24.05%) Agile Software Development
3 16 (20.25%) Scrum
4 12 (15.19%) TDD
5 11 (13.92%) OO
6 9 (11.39%) Validation
6 9 (11.39%) Systems Analysis
6 9 (11.39%) Unit Testing
7 8 (10.13%) BDD
7 8 (10.13%) OOP
8 7 (8.86%) ETL
9 5 (6.33%) Configuration Management
10 4 (5.06%) Project Management
10 4 (5.06%) Matrix Management
10 4 (5.06%) Statistical Analysis
10 4 (5.06%) Analytics
10 4 (5.06%) Cartography
10 4 (5.06%) Automated Testing
11 3 (3.80%) Performance Tuning
11 3 (3.80%) Customer Analytics
Programming Languages
1 42 (53.16%) Java
2 26 (32.91%) SQL
3 25 (31.65%) PHP
4 16 (20.25%) Ruby
5 14 (17.72%) C
6 12 (15.19%) Python
7 9 (11.39%) JavaScript
8 8 (10.13%) C#
9 6 (7.59%) Embedded C
9 6 (7.59%) Erlang
10 5 (6.33%) MATLAB
11 4 (5.06%) VC++
11 4 (5.06%) R
12 3 (3.80%) Perl
12 3 (3.80%) VBA
13 2 (2.53%) Embedded C++
14 1 (1.27%) Bash Shell
14 1 (1.27%) VB
Qualifications
1 12 (15.19%) Degree
2 7 (8.86%) VCP4
3 1 (1.27%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (11.39%) QA
2 1 (1.27%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (3.80%) Snort
2 1 (1.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (8.86%) Microsoft
1 7 (8.86%) TOWER Software
2 5 (6.33%) Sybase
3 1 (1.27%) Zend
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Adderley Featherstone
Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff
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Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Greywood Associates Limited
Salary: £40000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago