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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 52 34 26
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -8
Permanent jobs citing C++ 28 38 39
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 3.35% 5.85% 6.76%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.75% 12.50% 13.22%
Number of salaries quoted 21 28 34
Average salary £36,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.76% -13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £17,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £35,750 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
415 304 295
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.64% 46.77% 51.13%
Number of salaries quoted 350 277 257
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £21,500 £25,750
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 (74.00%) Java
2 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (48.00%) C
3 24 (48.00%) Python
4 23 (46.00%) Software Engineering
5 20 (40.00%) Computer Science
6 18 (36.00%) SQL
7 17 (34.00%) Linux
8 16 (32.00%) PHP
8 16 (32.00%) C#
8 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
8 16 (32.00%) MySQL
8 16 (32.00%) Scrum
8 16 (32.00%) SDLC
9 15 (30.00%) ETL
9 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
9 15 (30.00%) Big Data
9 15 (30.00%) Functional Programming
9 15 (30.00%) Haskell
9 15 (30.00%) Erlang
10 13 (26.00%) Lisp
11 12 (24.00%) UNIX
11 12 (24.00%) Ruby
12 11 (22.00%) Oracle
12 11 (22.00%) HTTP
13 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
14 9 (18.00%) Snort
14 9 (18.00%) tcpdump
15 8 (16.00%) BDD
15 8 (16.00%) MongoDB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 8 (16.00%) Node.js
2 1 (2.00%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (10.00%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (14.00%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (30.00%) TCP/IP
2 11 (22.00%) HTTP
3 9 (18.00%) tcpdump
4 6 (12.00%) Intrusion Detection
5 4 (8.00%) RFID
6 1 (2.00%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (32.00%) MySQL
2 15 (30.00%) Big Data
3 10 (20.00%) SQL Server
4 8 (16.00%) MongoDB
4 8 (16.00%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (14.00%) Apache Cassandra
5 7 (14.00%) NoSQL
5 7 (14.00%) Riak
6 5 (10.00%) DB2
6 5 (10.00%) Voldemort
6 5 (10.00%) Relational Database
7 2 (4.00%) HPCC
8 1 (2.00%) Informix
Development Applications
1 2 (4.00%) Rational DOORS
General
1 5 (10.00%) Electronics
1 5 (10.00%) Finance
2 3 (6.00%) Advertising
3 2 (4.00%) Welsh Language
3 2 (4.00%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 21 (42.00%) Developer
2 19 (38.00%) Software Engineer
3 13 (26.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (12.00%) Technical Leader
5 5 (10.00%) Architect
6 4 (8.00%) Development Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Software Development Manager
6 4 (8.00%) C++ Developer
6 4 (8.00%) Software Manager
6 4 (8.00%) Senior Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Architect
7 3 (6.00%) Senior Software Developer
7 3 (6.00%) Software Architect
8 2 (4.00%) Junior
8 2 (4.00%) Graduate
8 2 (4.00%) Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Development Team Leader
8 2 (4.00%) Junior Developer
8 2 (4.00%) PHP Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (12.00%) HTML
1 6 (12.00%) .NET
1 6 (12.00%) CSS
1 6 (12.00%) Ajax
2 2 (4.00%) JSON
2 2 (4.00%) WPF
2 2 (4.00%) Zend Framework
2 2 (4.00%) Web Services
2 2 (4.00%) XML
3 1 (2.00%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 20 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 8 (16.00%) Algorithms
3 7 (14.00%) Data Structures
4 5 (10.00%) Grid Computing
5 4 (8.00%) Web 2.0
6 2 (4.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (4.00%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.00%) Video on Demand
7 1 (2.00%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (2.00%) 3D Graphics
7 1 (2.00%) Robotics
7 1 (2.00%) VHDL
7 1 (2.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (2.00%) IPTV
Operating Systems
1 17 (34.00%) Linux
2 12 (24.00%) UNIX
3 6 (12.00%) Windows
4 4 (8.00%) Mac OS
5 2 (4.00%) VxWorks
6 1 (2.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 23 (46.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (32.00%) Scrum
3 16 (32.00%) SDLC
4 15 (30.00%) Functional Programming
4 15 (30.00%) ETL
5 8 (16.00%) OOP
5 8 (16.00%) TDD
5 8 (16.00%) BDD
6 7 (14.00%) Data Analysis
7 6 (12.00%) Cyber Security
7 6 (12.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 5 (10.00%) Data Management
8 5 (10.00%) Systems Analysis
8 5 (10.00%) MapReduce
8 5 (10.00%) Performance Tuning
9 4 (8.00%) Build Automation
9 4 (8.00%) Automation Testing
9 4 (8.00%) People Management
9 4 (8.00%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 37 (74.00%) Java
2 24 (48.00%) C
2 24 (48.00%) Python
3 18 (36.00%) SQL
4 16 (32.00%) C#
4 16 (32.00%) JavaScript
4 16 (32.00%) PHP
5 15 (30.00%) Haskell
5 15 (30.00%) Erlang
6 13 (26.00%) Lisp
7 12 (24.00%) Ruby
8 6 (12.00%) Scala
8 6 (12.00%) Clojure
9 5 (10.00%) SystemTap
10 4 (8.00%) Embedded C
10 4 (8.00%) Embedded C++
10 4 (8.00%) Perl
11 3 (6.00%) MATLAB
12 2 (4.00%) Assembly Language
12 2 (4.00%) Go
Qualifications
1 8 (16.00%) Degree
2 2 (4.00%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (8.00%) QA
2 2 (4.00%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.00%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (18.00%) Snort
2 4 (8.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (22.00%) Oracle
2 8 (16.00%) TOWER Software
3 2 (4.00%) Zend
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