The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the South Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 25 58 21
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -37
Permanent jobs citing C++ 78 38 76
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.84% 3.45% 8.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.09% 5.68% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 75 35 75
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,200 £29,400 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £44,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
C++
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 South Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
South Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
596 669 512
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 52.23% 60.71% 57.08%
Number of salaries quoted 546 607 487
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.06%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £42,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the South Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

C++
Salary Trend in South Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the South Wales region.

C++ Salary Trend in South Wales

C++
Salary Histogram in South Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in South Wales

C++
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 22 December 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +27 37 £35,000 -12.50% 5
Torfaen +12 24 £40,000 +6.66% 2
Newport +13 6 £41,250 +83.33%
Bridgend +4 6 £35,000 +7.69%
Rhondda Cynon Taff - 1 £19,000 -
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 67 (41.61%) Java
2 62 (38.51%) C
3 51 (31.68%) Software Engineering
4 44 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
5 42 (26.09%) Windows
5 42 (26.09%) OOP
6 37 (22.98%) SQL
7 32 (19.88%) Mac OS
8 31 (19.25%) Degree
8 31 (19.25%) Computer Science
9 29 (18.01%) IPTV
9 29 (18.01%) Multimedia
9 29 (18.01%) Scrum
10 28 (17.39%) DTV
10 28 (17.39%) OOD
11 27 (16.77%) C#
12 26 (16.15%) Python
13 24 (14.91%) TDD
14 23 (14.29%) UNIX
15 22 (13.66%) Linux
15 22 (13.66%) Web Services
15 22 (13.66%) PHP
16 21 (13.04%) Ruby
16 21 (13.04%) Digital Media
17 20 (12.42%) HTTP
18 19 (11.80%) JavaScript
18 19 (11.80%) BDD
19 17 (10.56%) Microsoft
19 17 (10.56%) Finance
20 16 (9.94%) STL

C++
Top Related IT Skills in South Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 22 December 2014, IT jobs across the South Wales 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 (4.97%) Confluence
2 4 (2.48%) SAS
3 3 (1.86%) Apache
4 1 (0.62%) JBoss
4 1 (0.62%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.62%) GlassFish
Applications
1 15 (9.32%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.48%) SPSS
2 4 (2.48%) EViews
3 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 5 (3.11%) SaaS
2 3 (1.86%) PaaS
2 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
3 2 (1.24%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (12.42%) HTTP
2 14 (8.70%) TCP/IP
3 10 (6.21%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.24%) Intrusion Detection
4 2 (1.24%) tcpdump
4 2 (1.24%) SSL
4 2 (1.24%) Internet
5 1 (0.62%) DVB
5 1 (0.62%) Wireless
5 1 (0.62%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (8.70%) Relational Database
2 10 (6.21%) MySQL
3 6 (3.73%) SQL Server
3 6 (3.73%) RDBMS
4 5 (3.11%) Big Data
5 3 (1.86%) Data Mining
6 2 (1.24%) Riak
7 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
7 1 (0.62%) DB2
7 1 (0.62%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (7.45%) Jenkins
2 11 (6.83%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.59%) JIRA
4 7 (4.35%) Fiddler
4 7 (4.35%) TestLink
5 5 (3.11%) PowerBuilder
6 4 (2.48%) JUnit
7 3 (1.86%) Xcode
7 3 (1.86%) Cucumber
7 3 (1.86%) Git (software)
8 1 (0.62%) Mocha
8 1 (0.62%) PhantomJS
8 1 (0.62%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.62%) Selenium
8 1 (0.62%) ClearQuest
8 1 (0.62%) ClearCase
General
1 29 (18.01%) Multimedia
2 17 (10.56%) Finance
3 4 (2.48%) Advertising
4 3 (1.86%) Pharmaceutical
4 3 (1.86%) Marketing
5 2 (1.24%) Retail
6 1 (0.62%) Electronics
6 1 (0.62%) Billing
6 1 (0.62%) Retail Banking
6 1 (0.62%) Games
6 1 (0.62%) Military
6 1 (0.62%) Banking
Job Titles
1 87 (54.04%) Developer
2 48 (29.81%) Software Developer
3 38 (23.60%) Software Engineer
4 37 (22.98%) C++ Developer
5 21 (13.04%) C++ Software Developer
6 16 (9.94%) Analyst
7 14 (8.70%) C Developer
8 13 (8.07%) Test Engineer
9 12 (7.45%) C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (7.45%) Senior Developer
10 11 (6.83%) Graduate
10 11 (6.83%) C Software Engineer
11 10 (6.21%) Test Analyst
11 10 (6.21%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (4.97%) Senior Software Developer
13 7 (4.35%) Java Developer
14 6 (3.73%) Software Test Engineer
15 5 (3.11%) iOS Developer
16 4 (2.48%) Embedded C++ Developer
16 4 (2.48%) Senior Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (13.66%) Web Services
2 16 (9.94%) STL
2 16 (9.94%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 15 (9.32%) HTML
4 12 (7.45%) .NET
4 12 (7.45%) Qt
5 8 (4.97%) XML
6 7 (4.35%) J2EE
6 7 (4.35%) Spring
7 6 (3.73%) WPF
8 5 (3.11%) iOS SDK
8 5 (3.11%) ASP.NET
9 4 (2.48%) Ruby on Rails
10 3 (1.86%) MFC
10 3 (1.86%) JSON
11 2 (1.24%) Pthreads
11 2 (1.24%) HTML5
11 2 (1.24%) CSS3
11 2 (1.24%) CSS
11 2 (1.24%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 31 (19.25%) Computer Science
2 29 (18.01%) IPTV
3 28 (17.39%) DTV
4 21 (13.04%) Digital Media
5 13 (8.07%) Analytical Skills
6 10 (6.21%) GIS
7 7 (4.35%) Algorithms
7 7 (4.35%) Mathematics
8 4 (2.48%) Physics
8 4 (2.48%) Grid Computing
8 4 (2.48%) Economics
9 3 (1.86%) Graphic Design
9 3 (1.86%) Client/Server
9 3 (1.86%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.24%) User Experience
10 2 (1.24%) N-Tier
10 2 (1.24%) Management Information System
10 2 (1.24%) Credit Risk
10 2 (1.24%) Data Integration
10 2 (1.24%) iPhone
Operating Systems
1 42 (26.09%) Windows
2 32 (19.88%) Mac OS
3 23 (14.29%) UNIX
4 22 (13.66%) Linux
5 12 (7.45%) Apple iOS
6 9 (5.59%) Android
7 8 (4.97%) CentOS
8 4 (2.48%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.62%) OS/2
9 1 (0.62%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 51 (31.68%) Software Engineering
2 44 (27.33%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (26.09%) OOP
4 29 (18.01%) Scrum
5 28 (17.39%) OOD
6 24 (14.91%) TDD
7 19 (11.80%) BDD
8 15 (9.32%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (8.07%) Manual Testing
9 13 (8.07%) Regression Testing
10 11 (6.83%) Configuration Management
10 11 (6.83%) OO
11 10 (6.21%) Product Management
11 10 (6.21%) Cyber Security
12 9 (5.59%) Bug Management
13 8 (4.97%) iOS Development
13 8 (4.97%) UML
13 8 (4.97%) Test Management
14 7 (4.35%) Change Management
14 7 (4.35%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 67 (41.61%) Java
2 62 (38.51%) C
3 37 (22.98%) SQL
4 27 (16.77%) C#
5 26 (16.15%) Python
6 22 (13.66%) PHP
7 21 (13.04%) Ruby
8 19 (11.80%) JavaScript
9 13 (8.07%) Bash Shell
10 12 (7.45%) Perl
10 12 (7.45%) Korn
11 11 (6.83%) Objective-C
12 10 (6.21%) Embedded C
13 8 (4.97%) Erlang
14 6 (3.73%) VC++
15 5 (3.11%) Embedded C++
16 4 (2.48%) MATLAB
16 4 (2.48%) R
17 3 (1.86%) VBA
18 1 (0.62%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 31 (19.25%) Degree
2 3 (1.86%) ISEB
3 1 (0.62%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.62%) SC Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.62%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (5.59%) QA
2 1 (0.62%) Basel II
System Software
1 2 (1.24%) Snort
Vendors
1 17 (10.56%) Microsoft
2 12 (7.45%) Red Hat
3 8 (4.97%) Google
4 6 (3.73%) Oracle
5 5 (3.11%) TOWER Software
6 3 (1.86%) Perforce
7 1 (0.62%) Sybase
7 1 (0.62%) Apple
7 1 (0.62%) Sony
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