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

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 62 45 21
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -24
Permanent jobs citing C++ 17 28 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.18% 4.09% 8.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.71% 9.82% 16.03%
Number of salaries quoted 11 24 41
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -13.33%
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
361 285 287
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.22% 41.61% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 291 254 250
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £46,000 £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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 34 (69.39%) Java
2 20 (40.82%) SDLC
3 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 18 (36.73%) Linux
4 17 (34.69%) MySQL
4 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
5 16 (32.65%) PHP
6 15 (30.61%) SQL
7 14 (28.57%) Python
7 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
7 14 (28.57%) Big Data
8 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
8 13 (26.53%) C
9 12 (24.49%) ETL
9 12 (24.49%) Systems Analysis
9 12 (24.49%) Ruby
10 10 (20.41%) Scrum
10 10 (20.41%) OO
10 10 (20.41%) C#
10 10 (20.41%) UNIX
11 8 (16.33%) Web Services
11 8 (16.33%) Oracle
11 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
11 8 (16.33%) Finance
11 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
12 7 (14.29%) Degree
12 7 (14.29%) QA
12 7 (14.29%) CSS
12 7 (14.29%) HTML
13 6 (12.24%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (8.16%) Node.js
Applications
1 3 (6.12%) MS Excel
2 1 (2.04%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (10.20%) SaaS
2 1 (2.04%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 5 (10.20%) HTTP
1 5 (10.20%) TCP/IP
1 5 (10.20%) Intrusion Detection
1 5 (10.20%) tcpdump
2 4 (8.16%) RFID
3 1 (2.04%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 17 (34.69%) MySQL
2 14 (28.57%) Big Data
3 8 (16.33%) Relational Database
3 8 (16.33%) SQL Server
4 5 (10.20%) DB2
5 4 (8.16%) MongoDB
5 4 (8.16%) Amazon Redshift
6 3 (6.12%) HPCC
7 2 (4.08%) Voldemort
7 2 (4.08%) Apache Cassandra
7 2 (4.08%) NoSQL
7 2 (4.08%) Riak
7 2 (4.08%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 1 (2.04%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.04%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (16.33%) Finance
2 5 (10.20%) Electronics
3 3 (6.12%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 24 (48.98%) Developer
2 13 (26.53%) Software Developer
3 12 (24.49%) Software Engineer
4 8 (16.33%) Senior Developer
5 6 (12.24%) Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Development Manager
6 5 (10.20%) C++ Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (10.20%) Senior Architect
6 5 (10.20%) Software Manager
7 4 (8.16%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (6.12%) PHP Developer
8 3 (6.12%) Software Architect
8 3 (6.12%) Senior Software Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Head of Development
9 1 (2.04%) iOS Developer
9 1 (2.04%) AWS Developer
9 1 (2.04%) Software Delivery Manager
9 1 (2.04%) Solutions Architect
9 1 (2.04%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (16.33%) Web Services
2 7 (14.29%) HTML
2 7 (14.29%) CSS
3 6 (12.24%) .NET
4 4 (8.16%) Ajax
5 3 (6.12%) Zend Framework
6 2 (4.08%) J2EE
7 1 (2.04%) Spring
7 1 (2.04%) Ruby on Rails
7 1 (2.04%) Velocity
Miscellaneous
1 17 (34.69%) Computer Science
2 5 (10.20%) Data Structures
2 5 (10.20%) Algorithms
3 4 (8.16%) Analytical Skills
3 4 (8.16%) Life Science
3 4 (8.16%) Grid Computing
3 4 (8.16%) Web 2.0
4 3 (6.12%) Data Centre
5 2 (4.08%) Management Information System
6 1 (2.04%) IPTV
6 1 (2.04%) Video on Demand
6 1 (2.04%) Over-the-Top Content
Operating Systems
1 18 (36.73%) Linux
2 10 (20.41%) UNIX
3 5 (10.20%) Windows
4 4 (8.16%) Mac OS
5 1 (2.04%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (40.82%) SDLC
2 18 (36.73%) Agile Software Development
3 14 (28.57%) Software Engineering
4 12 (24.49%) Systems Analysis
4 12 (24.49%) ETL
5 10 (20.41%) OO
5 10 (20.41%) Scrum
6 6 (12.24%) BDD
6 6 (12.24%) OOP
6 6 (12.24%) TDD
7 5 (10.20%) Validation
7 5 (10.20%) Vulnerability Assessment
8 4 (8.16%) Data Analysis
8 4 (8.16%) Automated Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Build Automation
8 4 (8.16%) Automation Testing
8 4 (8.16%) Functional Programming
8 4 (8.16%) People Management
9 3 (6.12%) Software Delivery
9 3 (6.12%) Performance Tuning
Programming Languages
1 34 (69.39%) Java
2 16 (32.65%) PHP
3 15 (30.61%) SQL
4 14 (28.57%) Python
5 13 (26.53%) JavaScript
5 13 (26.53%) C
6 12 (24.49%) Ruby
7 10 (20.41%) C#
8 6 (12.24%) Perl
8 6 (12.24%) Erlang
9 5 (10.20%) Embedded C
10 4 (8.16%) Embedded C++
10 4 (8.16%) Lisp
10 4 (8.16%) Haskell
11 2 (4.08%) SystemTap
11 2 (4.08%) MATLAB
12 1 (2.04%) Bash Shell
12 1 (2.04%) VB
Qualifications
1 7 (14.29%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (14.29%) QA
System Software
1 5 (10.20%) Snort
2 4 (8.16%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (16.33%) Oracle
2 6 (12.24%) TOWER Software
3 5 (10.20%) Sybase
4 3 (6.12%) Zend
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