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

Location
3 months to
28 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 61 29 17
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 21 39 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 2.56% 5.74% 9.90%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.16% 12.91% 18.77%
Number of salaries quoted 15 30 45
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 £23,200 £17,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £38,400 £38,000 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
407 302 277
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 49.69% 44.48% 52.76%
Number of salaries quoted 334 274 234
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 £27,000 £21,500 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £49,750 £45,000
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 28 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 28 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 36 (69.23%) Java
2 21 (40.38%) SDLC
3 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (38.46%) Computer Science
4 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
4 19 (36.54%) PHP
4 19 (36.54%) SQL
4 19 (36.54%) MySQL
5 18 (34.62%) Linux
6 17 (32.69%) C
7 16 (30.77%) Python
7 16 (30.77%) Big Data
8 15 (28.85%) ETL
8 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
9 14 (26.92%) C#
10 13 (25.00%) Scrum
10 13 (25.00%) Ruby
11 11 (21.15%) Systems Analysis
11 11 (21.15%) Oracle
11 11 (21.15%) UNIX
12 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
13 8 (15.38%) OO
13 8 (15.38%) Degree
13 8 (15.38%) Erlang
14 7 (13.46%) BDD
14 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
14 7 (13.46%) TDD
14 7 (13.46%) TOWER Software
14 7 (13.46%) OOP
14 7 (13.46%) HTTP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 28 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 6 (11.54%) Node.js
2 1 (1.92%) Tuxedo
Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 6 (11.54%) SaaS
2 1 (1.92%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 7 (13.46%) HTTP
1 7 (13.46%) TCP/IP
2 6 (11.54%) Intrusion Detection
2 6 (11.54%) tcpdump
3 4 (7.69%) RFID
4 1 (1.92%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (36.54%) MySQL
2 16 (30.77%) Big Data
3 10 (19.23%) SQL Server
4 7 (13.46%) Relational Database
5 6 (11.54%) Amazon Redshift
5 6 (11.54%) MongoDB
6 5 (9.62%) DB2
7 3 (5.77%) HPCC
7 3 (5.77%) Voldemort
7 3 (5.77%) Riak
7 3 (5.77%) Apache Cassandra
7 3 (5.77%) NoSQL
8 1 (1.92%) RDBMS
8 1 (1.92%) Informix
Development Applications
1 1 (1.92%) Jenkins
1 1 (1.92%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.92%) Rational DOORS
General
1 6 (11.54%) Finance
2 4 (7.69%) Electronics
3 3 (5.77%) Advertising
4 1 (1.92%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 26 (50.00%) Developer
2 16 (30.77%) Software Engineer
3 14 (26.92%) Software Developer
4 8 (15.38%) Senior Developer
5 6 (11.54%) Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Architect
6 5 (9.62%) Senior Software Developer
6 5 (9.62%) Development Manager
7 4 (7.69%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.69%) Software Development Manager
7 4 (7.69%) Software Manager
8 3 (5.77%) Senior Software Architect
8 3 (5.77%) PHP Developer
8 3 (5.77%) Software Architect
9 2 (3.85%) Junior
9 2 (3.85%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Graduate
9 2 (3.85%) Graduate Developer
9 2 (3.85%) Technical Leader
10 1 (1.92%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (13.46%) CSS
1 7 (13.46%) Web Services
1 7 (13.46%) HTML
2 6 (11.54%) .NET
3 5 (9.62%) Ajax
4 3 (5.77%) Zend Framework
5 2 (3.85%) J2EE
6 1 (1.92%) Spring
6 1 (1.92%) WPF
6 1 (1.92%) JSON
6 1 (1.92%) Ruby on Rails
6 1 (1.92%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 20 (38.46%) Computer Science
2 7 (13.46%) Algorithms
3 6 (11.54%) Data Structures
4 4 (7.69%) Grid Computing
4 4 (7.69%) Life Science
4 4 (7.69%) Web 2.0
4 4 (7.69%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (5.77%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.85%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.92%) Over-the-Top Content
7 1 (1.92%) Video on Demand
7 1 (1.92%) Robotics
7 1 (1.92%) Mathematics
7 1 (1.92%) IPTV
7 1 (1.92%) 3D Graphics
Operating Systems
1 18 (34.62%) Linux
2 11 (21.15%) UNIX
3 6 (11.54%) Windows
4 4 (7.69%) Mac OS
5 1 (1.92%) Apple iOS
5 1 (1.92%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (40.38%) SDLC
2 20 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (36.54%) Software Engineering
4 15 (28.85%) ETL
5 13 (25.00%) Scrum
6 11 (21.15%) Systems Analysis
7 8 (15.38%) OO
8 7 (13.46%) BDD
8 7 (13.46%) TDD
8 7 (13.46%) OOP
9 6 (11.54%) Validation
9 6 (11.54%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (11.54%) Functional Programming
10 5 (9.62%) Data Management
11 4 (7.69%) Data Analysis
11 4 (7.69%) Automated Testing
11 4 (7.69%) Build Automation
11 4 (7.69%) Performance Tuning
11 4 (7.69%) Automation Testing
11 4 (7.69%) People Management
Programming Languages
1 36 (69.23%) Java
2 19 (36.54%) PHP
2 19 (36.54%) SQL
3 17 (32.69%) C
4 16 (30.77%) Python
5 15 (28.85%) JavaScript
6 14 (26.92%) C#
7 13 (25.00%) Ruby
8 8 (15.38%) Erlang
9 6 (11.54%) Lisp
9 6 (11.54%) Haskell
10 5 (9.62%) Embedded C
10 5 (9.62%) Perl
11 4 (7.69%) Embedded C++
12 3 (5.77%) SystemTap
12 3 (5.77%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.92%) Scala
13 1 (1.92%) Bash Shell
13 1 (1.92%) Clojure
13 1 (1.92%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 8 (15.38%) Degree
2 1 (1.92%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (9.62%) QA
2 1 (1.92%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.92%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (11.54%) Snort
2 4 (7.69%) Firmware
Vendors
1 11 (21.15%) Oracle
2 7 (13.46%) TOWER Software
3 4 (7.69%) Sybase
4 3 (5.77%) Zend
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
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Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago