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 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 39 48 21
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -27
Permanent jobs citing C++ 31 8 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 4.75% 1.98% 8.58%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.78% 3.65% 13.65%
Number of salaries quoted 30 8 36
Average salary £37,500 £41,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.09% +10.00%
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
353 219 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 54.14% 54.21% 62.88%
Number of salaries quoted 326 199 238
Average salary £35,000 £37,000 £32,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.40% +15.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 23 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 35 (52.24%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 21 (31.34%) PHP
4 17 (25.37%) Software Engineering
5 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
5 16 (23.88%) Finance
6 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
7 14 (20.90%) Degree
8 13 (19.40%) Ruby
8 13 (19.40%) Scrum
9 12 (17.91%) Python
10 11 (16.42%) TDD
11 10 (14.93%) MySQL
11 10 (14.93%) C
12 9 (13.43%) J2EE
12 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
12 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
12 9 (13.43%) Spring
12 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
13 8 (11.94%) QA
13 8 (11.94%) OO
13 8 (11.94%) C#
13 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
14 7 (10.45%) BDD
14 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
14 7 (10.45%) OOP
14 7 (10.45%) UNIX
15 6 (8.96%) GIS
15 6 (8.96%) TOWER Software
16 5 (7.46%) Ruby on Rails

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 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 (5.97%) SAS
Applications
1 9 (13.43%) MS Excel
2 4 (5.97%) SPSS
2 4 (5.97%) EViews
3 1 (1.49%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.99%) SaaS
1 2 (2.99%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 2 (2.99%) HTTP
1 2 (2.99%) TCP/IP
1 2 (2.99%) Intrusion Detection
1 2 (2.99%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (14.93%) MySQL
2 8 (11.94%) Relational Database
3 4 (5.97%) RDBMS
4 2 (2.99%) Big Data
5 1 (1.49%) Oracle Database
5 1 (1.49%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 3 (4.48%) Visual Studio
2 2 (2.99%) PowerBuilder
2 2 (2.99%) Git (software)
2 2 (2.99%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.49%) PhantomJS
3 1 (1.49%) Selenium
3 1 (1.49%) Mocha
3 1 (1.49%) JUnit
General
1 16 (23.88%) Finance
2 3 (4.48%) Pharmaceutical
3 2 (2.99%) Retail
4 1 (1.49%) Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Retail Banking
4 1 (1.49%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 38 (56.72%) Developer
2 22 (32.84%) Software Developer
3 15 (22.39%) Senior Developer
4 10 (14.93%) Senior Software Developer
4 10 (14.93%) C++ Developer
5 9 (13.43%) Software Engineer
5 9 (13.43%) Java Developer
6 8 (11.94%) Analyst
7 5 (7.46%) Delivery Manager
7 5 (7.46%) Senior Java Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Project Manager
8 4 (5.97%) Software Manager
8 4 (5.97%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (5.97%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (2.99%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) Customer Analyst
9 2 (2.99%) PHP Developer
10 1 (1.49%) Automation Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) Automated Test Analyst
10 1 (1.49%) QA Specialist
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (13.43%) J2EE
1 9 (13.43%) Spring
2 5 (7.46%) Ruby on Rails
3 4 (5.97%) XML
3 4 (5.97%) STL
3 4 (5.97%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (4.48%) Web Services
4 3 (4.48%) .NET
5 2 (2.99%) OpenGL
5 2 (2.99%) WPF
6 1 (1.49%) Hibernate
6 1 (1.49%) JSF
6 1 (1.49%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 16 (23.88%) Computer Science
2 6 (8.96%) GIS
3 5 (7.46%) Mathematics
4 4 (5.97%) Physics
4 4 (5.97%) Economics
4 4 (5.97%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (4.48%) Graphic Design
6 2 (2.99%) Grid Computing
6 2 (2.99%) Credit Risk
6 2 (2.99%) Data Structures
6 2 (2.99%) Algorithms
7 1 (1.49%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (1.49%) Statistics
7 1 (1.49%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 7 (10.45%) UNIX
2 2 (2.99%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 17 (25.37%) Software Engineering
2 15 (22.39%) Agile Software Development
3 13 (19.40%) Scrum
4 11 (16.42%) TDD
5 9 (13.43%) Unit Testing
6 8 (11.94%) OO
7 7 (10.45%) BDD
7 7 (10.45%) OOP
8 5 (7.46%) Configuration Management
9 4 (5.97%) Project Management
9 4 (5.97%) Validation
9 4 (5.97%) ETL
9 4 (5.97%) Matrix Management
9 4 (5.97%) Statistical Analysis
9 4 (5.97%) Analytics
9 4 (5.97%) Cartography
10 3 (4.48%) Customer Analytics
10 3 (4.48%) Web Design
10 3 (4.48%) Systems Analysis
10 3 (4.48%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 35 (52.24%) Java
2 25 (37.31%) SQL
3 21 (31.34%) PHP
4 13 (19.40%) Ruby
5 12 (17.91%) Python
6 10 (14.93%) C
7 8 (11.94%) C#
8 7 (10.45%) JavaScript
9 5 (7.46%) Erlang
10 4 (5.97%) MATLAB
10 4 (5.97%) Embedded C
10 4 (5.97%) VC++
10 4 (5.97%) R
11 3 (4.48%) VBA
12 2 (2.99%) Perl
13 1 (1.49%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.49%) VB
13 1 (1.49%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 14 (20.90%) Degree
2 1 (1.49%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (11.94%) QA
2 1 (1.49%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (2.99%) Snort
Vendors
1 9 (13.43%) Microsoft
2 6 (8.96%) TOWER Software
3 1 (1.49%) Oracle
3 1 (1.49%) Sybase
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Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £25000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
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Salary: £60000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: From £30,000 to £45,000 per annum Dependent on experience
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