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

Location
3 months to
4 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 22 48 32
Rank change year-on-year
+26 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 95 29 57
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.90% 3.46% 5.96%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.35% 7.57% 10.31%
Number of salaries quoted 73 28 56
Average salary £37,500 £38,750 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-3.22% +3.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,750 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
662 383 553
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 55.07% 45.76% 57.85%
Number of salaries quoted 583 332 480
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £26,000 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £43,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% +2.66%

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 4 March 2015.

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 4 March 2015. 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
Torfaen +10 41 £40,000 +11.88%
Cardiff +7 37 £37,500 +3.44% 3
Bridgend +7 7 £35,000 -6.66% 1
Newport -13 4 £42,500 +8.97% 1
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 85 (47.75%) C
2 78 (43.82%) Java
3 69 (38.76%) Software Engineering
4 47 (26.40%) Windows
5 46 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
6 42 (23.60%) OOP
7 36 (20.22%) Computer Science
8 31 (17.42%) OO
8 31 (17.42%) Degree
9 30 (16.85%) Mac OS
9 30 (16.85%) JavaScript
9 30 (16.85%) PHP
10 28 (15.73%) SQL
10 28 (15.73%) Web Services
11 27 (15.17%) OOD
12 26 (14.61%) IPTV
13 25 (14.04%) Linux
13 25 (14.04%) Scrum
14 24 (13.48%) C#
15 23 (12.92%) DTV
16 22 (12.36%) UNIX
16 22 (12.36%) Multimedia
16 22 (12.36%) Digital Media
17 21 (11.80%) Apple iOS
17 21 (11.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 21 (11.80%) Objective-C
18 20 (11.24%) TDD
18 20 (11.24%) HTTP
19 19 (10.67%) STL
19 19 (10.67%) Ruby

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

For the 6 months to 4 March 2015, 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 9 (5.06%) Apache
2 5 (2.81%) Confluence
3 4 (2.25%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
Applications
1 8 (4.49%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) EViews
2 4 (2.25%) SPSS
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.06%) PaaS
2 3 (1.69%) SaaS
2 3 (1.69%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 20 (11.24%) HTTP
2 14 (7.87%) Internet
3 13 (7.30%) DVB
4 12 (6.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.81%) Network Security
6 3 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
6 3 (1.69%) tcpdump
6 3 (1.69%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.12%) SSL
8 1 (0.56%) RFID
8 1 (0.56%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 18 (10.11%) MySQL
2 15 (8.43%) Big Data
3 12 (6.74%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.06%) Data Mining
5 6 (3.37%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.56%) Informix
7 1 (0.56%) HPCC
Development Applications
1 18 (10.11%) JIRA
2 10 (5.62%) Jenkins
3 8 (4.49%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.81%) Visual Studio
4 5 (2.81%) Xcode
5 4 (2.25%) Cucumber
5 4 (2.25%) JUnit
6 3 (1.69%) TestLink
6 3 (1.69%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.56%) Mocha
7 1 (0.56%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.56%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 22 (12.36%) Multimedia
2 16 (8.99%) Finance
3 11 (6.18%) Advertising
4 9 (5.06%) Marketing
5 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
5 3 (1.69%) Electronics
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Military
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 83 (46.63%) Developer
2 47 (26.40%) Software Engineer
3 40 (22.47%) Software Developer
4 32 (17.98%) C++ Developer
5 21 (11.80%) Senior Developer
6 19 (10.67%) Analyst
7 16 (8.99%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (7.87%) Senior Software Developer
9 13 (7.30%) Test Analyst
10 11 (6.18%) C++ Software Developer
10 11 (6.18%) C Developer
11 9 (5.06%) Java Developer
11 9 (5.06%) iOS Developer
11 9 (5.06%) C Software Engineer
12 8 (4.49%) Team Leader
13 7 (3.93%) Architect
14 6 (3.37%) C++/C# Developer
14 6 (3.37%) Embedded Software Engineer
14 6 (3.37%) Senior Java Developer
15 5 (2.81%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (15.73%) Web Services
2 21 (11.80%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 19 (10.67%) STL
4 15 (8.43%) Qt
5 14 (7.87%) HTML
6 9 (5.06%) J2EE
6 9 (5.06%) Spring
7 8 (4.49%) WebKit
8 7 (3.93%) .NET
9 6 (3.37%) Ruby on Rails
9 6 (3.37%) OpenGL
10 5 (2.81%) Cocoa
10 5 (2.81%) Cocoa Touch
10 5 (2.81%) REST
10 5 (2.81%) JSON
11 4 (2.25%) GStreamer
11 4 (2.25%) iOS SDK
11 4 (2.25%) Pthreads
11 4 (2.25%) POSIX
12 3 (1.69%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 36 (20.22%) Computer Science
2 26 (14.61%) IPTV
3 23 (12.92%) DTV
4 22 (12.36%) Digital Media
5 14 (7.87%) Analytical Skills
5 14 (7.87%) Algorithms
6 12 (6.74%) Over-the-Top Content
7 9 (5.06%) iPhone
8 8 (4.49%) Video on Demand
8 8 (4.49%) iPad
8 8 (4.49%) Cryptography
8 8 (4.49%) Streaming Video
8 8 (4.49%) Client/Server
8 8 (4.49%) Data Structures
9 5 (2.81%) Mathematics
10 4 (2.25%) Physics
10 4 (2.25%) Life Science
10 4 (2.25%) Mobile App
10 4 (2.25%) GIS
10 4 (2.25%) Economics
Operating Systems
1 47 (26.40%) Windows
2 30 (16.85%) Mac OS
3 25 (14.04%) Linux
4 22 (12.36%) UNIX
5 21 (11.80%) Apple iOS
6 13 (7.30%) Android
7 8 (4.49%) Mac OS X
8 4 (2.25%) CentOS
9 1 (0.56%) SUSE
9 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 69 (38.76%) Software Engineering
2 46 (25.84%) Agile Software Development
3 42 (23.60%) OOP
4 31 (17.42%) OO
5 27 (15.17%) OOD
6 25 (14.04%) Scrum
7 20 (11.24%) TDD
8 17 (9.55%) Continuous Integration
9 16 (8.99%) Manual Testing
10 15 (8.43%) BDD
10 15 (8.43%) iOS Development
11 13 (7.30%) Mentoring
11 13 (7.30%) Web Application Development
12 12 (6.74%) Coaching
12 12 (6.74%) DRM
13 11 (6.18%) UML
13 11 (6.18%) Cyber Security
14 10 (5.62%) Validation
15 9 (5.06%) Configuration Management
15 9 (5.06%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 85 (47.75%) C
2 78 (43.82%) Java
3 30 (16.85%) JavaScript
3 30 (16.85%) PHP
4 28 (15.73%) SQL
5 24 (13.48%) C#
6 21 (11.80%) Objective-C
7 19 (10.67%) Ruby
8 17 (9.55%) Python
9 14 (7.87%) Embedded C
10 10 (5.62%) Perl
11 7 (3.93%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.37%) Erlang
12 6 (3.37%) Korn
12 6 (3.37%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.81%) MATLAB
14 4 (2.25%) R
14 4 (2.25%) VC++
15 3 (1.69%) VBA
16 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 31 (17.42%) Degree
2 12 (6.74%) VCP4
3 4 (2.25%) ISEB
4 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.56%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.43%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Basel II
System Software
1 3 (1.69%) Snort
2 1 (0.56%) Firmware
Vendors
1 12 (6.74%) Perforce
2 11 (6.18%) Google
3 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
3 10 (5.62%) Apple
4 7 (3.93%) TOWER Software
5 5 (2.81%) Red Hat
5 5 (2.81%) Sybase
6 1 (0.56%) Sony
6 1 (0.56%) Zend
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Roc Search
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: Yesterday
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cardiff, South Wales, Wales
Adderley Featherstone
Salary: Substantial, sector-leading rewards package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff
Adderley Featherstone
Posted: 6 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + pension
Posted: 20 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 20 days ago
South Wales
Computer Futures
Salary: £32000 - £40000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 21 days ago