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

Location
3 months to
2 Jun 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 52 52 36
Rank change year-on-year
0 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 17 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.87% 2.54% 5.78%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.45% 5.86% 10.46%
Number of salaries quoted 14 15 29
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,250 £27,200 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,750 £39,000 £52,500
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
310 290 306
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 44.54% 43.35% 55.23%
Number of salaries quoted 254 249 275
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £34,400
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +1.74%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,420 £28,400 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,250 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 2 June 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 37 (66.07%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 19 (33.93%) SDLC
4 18 (32.14%) PHP
5 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
6 16 (28.57%) Linux
7 15 (26.79%) MySQL
7 15 (26.79%) Computer Science
8 13 (23.21%) Ruby
8 13 (23.21%) Big Data
8 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
8 13 (23.21%) Python
9 12 (21.43%) OO
9 12 (21.43%) C
9 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
9 12 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
10 10 (17.86%) Scrum
10 10 (17.86%) C#
10 10 (17.86%) ETL
11 9 (16.07%) Finance
11 9 (16.07%) QA
12 8 (14.29%) Web Services
12 8 (14.29%) UNIX
13 7 (12.50%) CSS
13 7 (12.50%) Oracle
13 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
13 7 (12.50%) HTML
13 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
14 6 (10.71%) Degree
14 6 (10.71%) BDD

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 2 June 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 3 (5.36%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (5.36%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
2 1 (1.79%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) RFID
2 3 (5.36%) Intrusion Detection
2 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
2 3 (5.36%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 15 (26.79%) MySQL
2 13 (23.21%) Big Data
3 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 7 (12.50%) Relational Database
4 4 (7.14%) DB2
5 3 (5.36%) MongoDB
5 3 (5.36%) Amazon Redshift
5 3 (5.36%) HPCC
6 2 (3.57%) RDBMS
7 1 (1.79%) Riak
7 1 (1.79%) Apache Cassandra
7 1 (1.79%) NoSQL
7 1 (1.79%) Voldemort
Development Applications
1 1 (1.79%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 5 (8.93%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 30 (53.57%) Developer
2 15 (26.79%) Software Developer
3 13 (23.21%) Senior Developer
4 10 (17.86%) Software Engineer
5 8 (14.29%) Senior Software Developer
6 7 (12.50%) Software Manager
7 6 (10.71%) Architect
8 5 (8.93%) Development Manager
8 5 (8.93%) Java Developer
8 5 (8.93%) C++ Developer
8 5 (8.93%) Senior Architect
9 4 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
10 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Architect
10 3 (5.36%) PHP Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Delivery Manager
10 3 (5.36%) Software Architect
10 3 (5.36%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (5.36%) Software Delivery Manager
11 2 (3.57%) Embedded Software Engineer
12 1 (1.79%) Hardware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (14.29%) Web Services
2 7 (12.50%) CSS
2 7 (12.50%) HTML
3 6 (10.71%) .NET
3 6 (10.71%) J2EE
4 5 (8.93%) Spring
5 4 (7.14%) Ajax
6 3 (5.36%) Zend Framework
7 2 (3.57%) Ruby on Rails
8 1 (1.79%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 15 (26.79%) Computer Science
2 4 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.14%) Life Science
2 4 (7.14%) Web 2.0
3 3 (5.36%) Grid Computing
3 3 (5.36%) Data Structures
3 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.36%) Data Centre
4 2 (3.57%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 16 (28.57%) Linux
2 8 (14.29%) UNIX
3 5 (8.93%) Windows
4 4 (7.14%) Mac OS
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (33.93%) SDLC
2 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
3 12 (21.43%) OO
3 12 (21.43%) Software Engineering
3 12 (21.43%) Systems Analysis
4 10 (17.86%) Scrum
4 10 (17.86%) ETL
5 6 (10.71%) BDD
5 6 (10.71%) OOP
5 6 (10.71%) TDD
5 6 (10.71%) Validation
6 5 (8.93%) Unit Testing
6 5 (8.93%) Software Delivery
7 4 (7.14%) Build Automation
7 4 (7.14%) People Management
7 4 (7.14%) Automation Testing
7 4 (7.14%) Automated Testing
8 3 (5.36%) Data Management
8 3 (5.36%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 3 (5.36%) Data Analysis
Programming Languages
1 37 (66.07%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) SQL
3 18 (32.14%) PHP
4 13 (23.21%) Ruby
4 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
4 13 (23.21%) Python
5 12 (21.43%) C
6 10 (17.86%) C#
7 6 (10.71%) Perl
7 6 (10.71%) Embedded C
8 5 (8.93%) Embedded C++
9 4 (7.14%) Erlang
10 2 (3.57%) Haskell
10 2 (3.57%) MATLAB
10 2 (3.57%) Lisp
11 1 (1.79%) VB
11 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.79%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 6 (10.71%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
System Software
1 4 (7.14%) Firmware
2 3 (5.36%) Snort
Vendors
1 7 (12.50%) Oracle
2 6 (10.71%) TOWER Software
3 5 (8.93%) Sybase
4 3 (5.36%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago