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 21 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
21 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 31 22 37
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +15
Permanent jobs citing C++ 38 46 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 5.65% 7.68% 3.91%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.10% 15.08% 8.19%
Number of salaries quoted 28 41 13
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £17,500 £32,000 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £35,750 £42,000 £39,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
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
314 305 171
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cardiff 46.73% 50.92% 47.77%
Number of salaries quoted 285 265 157
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.19% +0.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £25,750 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £46,000
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 21 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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 32 (57.14%) Java
2 30 (53.57%) SQL
3 22 (39.29%) Software Engineering
4 17 (30.36%) C#
5 15 (26.79%) Degree
6 14 (25.00%) Linux
7 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
7 13 (23.21%) UNIX
7 13 (23.21%) Computer Science
8 12 (21.43%) .NET
8 12 (21.43%) Web Services
8 12 (21.43%) OO
8 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
9 11 (19.64%) PHP
9 11 (19.64%) UML
9 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
10 10 (17.86%) Oracle
10 10 (17.86%) XML
10 10 (17.86%) Python
11 9 (16.07%) C
11 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
12 8 (14.29%) HTML
12 8 (14.29%) PowerBuilder
13 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
14 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
14 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
14 6 (10.71%) GIS
14 6 (10.71%) Finance
14 6 (10.71%) WPF
15 5 (8.93%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

For the 6 months to 21 August 2014, 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.

Applications
1 7 (12.50%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.79%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (5.36%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 3 (5.36%) HTTP
2 1 (1.79%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (19.64%) Relational Database
2 4 (7.14%) SQL Server
3 3 (5.36%) RDBMS
4 2 (3.57%) Riak
4 2 (3.57%) MySQL
5 1 (1.79%) DB2
5 1 (1.79%) Big Data
5 1 (1.79%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (14.29%) PowerBuilder
2 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
3 3 (5.36%) ClearCase
3 3 (5.36%) ClearQuest
4 2 (3.57%) Xcode
5 1 (1.79%) CruiseControl
5 1 (1.79%) Hudson
5 1 (1.79%) Jenkins
5 1 (1.79%) Grunt
5 1 (1.79%) Ant
5 1 (1.79%) JUnit
General
1 6 (10.71%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Telecoms
3 3 (5.36%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Advertising
3 3 (5.36%) Billing
4 1 (1.79%) Games
4 1 (1.79%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 40 (71.43%) Developer
2 14 (25.00%) Software Engineer
3 13 (23.21%) Software Developer
3 13 (23.21%) C++ Developer
4 12 (21.43%) Graduate
5 10 (17.86%) Graduate Developer
6 5 (8.93%) C++ Software Engineer
7 3 (5.36%) Graduate Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Graduate Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) C++ Software Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Software Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) Web Developer
8 2 (3.57%) Programmer
8 2 (3.57%) Java Developer
9 1 (1.79%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Development Manager
9 1 (1.79%) Software Team Leader
9 1 (1.79%) Graduate Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (21.43%) .NET
1 12 (21.43%) Web Services
2 10 (17.86%) XML
3 8 (14.29%) HTML
4 6 (10.71%) WPF
4 6 (10.71%) ASP.NET
5 3 (5.36%) CSS
6 2 (3.57%) J2EE
6 2 (3.57%) MFC
6 2 (3.57%) Hibernate
6 2 (3.57%) Spring
6 2 (3.57%) Zend Framework
6 2 (3.57%) JSON
7 1 (1.79%) SVG
7 1 (1.79%) GWT
7 1 (1.79%) jQuery
7 1 (1.79%) Ext JS
7 1 (1.79%) Android SDK
7 1 (1.79%) Unity (Game Engine)
7 1 (1.79%) JSF
Miscellaneous
1 13 (23.21%) Computer Science
2 6 (10.71%) GIS
3 5 (8.93%) N-Tier
4 2 (3.57%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (3.57%) iPhone
4 2 (3.57%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.79%) Interactive TV
5 1 (1.79%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.79%) Digital Media
Operating Systems
1 14 (25.00%) Linux
2 13 (23.21%) UNIX
3 5 (8.93%) Android
4 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
4 3 (5.36%) Windows
5 2 (3.57%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.79%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (39.29%) Software Engineering
2 12 (21.43%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (21.43%) OO
3 11 (19.64%) UML
4 5 (8.93%) Scrum
4 5 (8.93%) TDD
5 3 (5.36%) OOP
5 3 (5.36%) Problem Management
5 3 (5.36%) Reverse Engineering
5 3 (5.36%) Static Code Analysis
5 3 (5.36%) Cyber Security
6 2 (3.57%) Android Development
6 2 (3.57%) iOS Development
6 2 (3.57%) MapReduce
6 2 (3.57%) Performance Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Unit Testing
7 1 (1.79%) Continuous Integration
7 1 (1.79%) Test Automation
7 1 (1.79%) BDD
7 1 (1.79%) Game Development
Programming Languages
1 32 (57.14%) Java
2 30 (53.57%) SQL
3 17 (30.36%) C#
4 13 (23.21%) JavaScript
5 11 (19.64%) PHP
6 10 (17.86%) Python
7 9 (16.07%) C
8 5 (8.93%) Perl
9 4 (7.14%) VC++
9 4 (7.14%) Erlang
10 2 (3.57%) Objective-C
10 2 (3.57%) Ruby
10 2 (3.57%) PHP5
11 1 (1.79%) Bash Shell
11 1 (1.79%) RPG
Qualifications
1 15 (26.79%) Degree
2 2 (3.57%) DV Cleared
2 2 (3.57%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.79%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (17.86%) Oracle
2 9 (16.07%) Microsoft
3 3 (5.36%) Coverity
3 3 (5.36%) Wind River
4 2 (3.57%) Zend
5 1 (1.79%) Remedy
5 1 (1.79%) TOWER Software
5 1 (1.79%) Sybase