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

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 35 31 13
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 70 73 120
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.60% 6.38% 10.64%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.90% 13.39% 20.30%
Number of salaries quoted 55 62 111
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 £26,500 £20,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
642 545 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 51.40% 47.60% 52.39%
Number of salaries quoted 546 502 537
Average salary £35,000 £33,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.06% -1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 August 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 3 August 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
Cardiff -27 20 £35,000 +7.69% 2
Bridgend -1 17 £36,000 -1.36% 1
Torfaen -2 17 £35,000 +7.69%
Newport -6 12 £27,500 -19.11% 2
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 89 (57.05%) Java
2 81 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
3 79 (50.64%) Software Engineering
4 64 (41.03%) C
5 53 (33.97%) Windows
6 48 (30.77%) JavaScript
7 46 (29.49%) Degree
8 44 (28.21%) SQL
9 43 (27.56%) Linux
10 37 (23.72%) OO
10 37 (23.72%) Computer Science
11 36 (23.08%) C#
12 33 (21.15%) Scrum
13 30 (19.23%) Python
14 29 (18.59%) SDLC
15 25 (16.03%) Android
16 24 (15.38%) Apple iOS
16 24 (15.38%) HTTP
17 23 (14.74%) DTV
17 23 (14.74%) Objective-C
17 23 (14.74%) Big Data
18 22 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
18 22 (14.10%) OOD
18 22 (14.10%) UML
19 21 (13.46%) .NET
20 20 (12.82%) OOP
20 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
20 20 (12.82%) PlayReady
21 19 (12.18%) Cyber Security
21 19 (12.18%) PHP

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

For the 6 months to 3 August 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 6 (3.85%) Confluence
1 6 (3.85%) Node.js
2 2 (1.28%) IIS
3 1 (0.64%) Apache
3 1 (0.64%) Tuxedo
3 1 (0.64%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (3.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.49%) PaaS
2 6 (3.85%) SaaS
3 1 (0.64%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 24 (15.38%) HTTP
2 17 (10.90%) TCP/IP
3 16 (10.26%) Internet
4 15 (9.62%) DVB
5 6 (3.85%) Intrusion Detection
5 6 (3.85%) tcpdump
6 4 (2.56%) RFID
7 2 (1.28%) Broadband
7 2 (1.28%) Multicast
8 1 (0.64%) VoIP
8 1 (0.64%) SNMP
8 1 (0.64%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 23 (14.74%) Big Data
2 18 (11.54%) MySQL
3 15 (9.62%) MongoDB
4 10 (6.41%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.13%) NoSQL
6 7 (4.49%) Relational Database
6 7 (4.49%) Data Mining
7 6 (3.85%) Amazon Redshift
8 5 (3.21%) VoltDB
8 5 (3.21%) DB2
9 3 (1.92%) Apache Cassandra
9 3 (1.92%) HPCC
9 3 (1.92%) Riak
9 3 (1.92%) Voldemort
10 2 (1.28%) Informix
11 1 (0.64%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 18 (11.54%) JIRA
2 11 (7.05%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.13%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.49%) JUnit
4 7 (4.49%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.85%) Subversion
6 4 (2.56%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.56%) Rational Rhapsody
7 2 (1.28%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.64%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.64%) Eclipse
8 1 (0.64%) Zephyr
General
1 18 (11.54%) Multimedia
2 11 (7.05%) Advertising
3 8 (5.13%) Marketing
3 8 (5.13%) Electronics
4 7 (4.49%) Telecoms
5 6 (3.85%) Finance
6 5 (3.21%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.21%) Military
7 4 (2.56%) Automotive
8 3 (1.92%) Manufacturing
9 2 (1.28%) Games
Job Titles
1 60 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 58 (37.18%) Developer
3 20 (12.82%) Software Developer
4 18 (11.54%) C++ Developer
5 12 (7.69%) Team Leader
6 11 (7.05%) Architect
7 8 (5.13%) Senior Developer
7 8 (5.13%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Test Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Software Architect
8 7 (4.49%) Automation Engineer
8 7 (4.49%) Test Automation Engineer
9 6 (3.85%) AWS Developer
9 6 (3.85%) Android Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Senior Architect
10 5 (3.21%) C++/C# Developer
10 5 (3.21%) Desktop Team Leader
10 5 (3.21%) Junior
10 5 (3.21%) Graduate
10 5 (3.21%) Development Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (13.46%) .NET
2 20 (12.82%) PlayReady
3 18 (11.54%) HTML
4 15 (9.62%) STL
5 13 (8.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 12 (7.69%) Web Services
7 8 (5.13%) CSS
8 6 (3.85%) iOS SDK
8 6 (3.85%) REST
8 6 (3.85%) Android SDK
9 5 (3.21%) Widevine
9 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET MVC
9 5 (3.21%) GStreamer
9 5 (3.21%) JSON
9 5 (3.21%) Ajax
9 5 (3.21%) OpenGL
9 5 (3.21%) ASP.NET
10 4 (2.56%) POCO
11 3 (1.92%) WPF
11 3 (1.92%) Zend Framework
Miscellaneous
1 37 (23.72%) Computer Science
2 23 (14.74%) DTV
3 20 (12.82%) Analytical Skills
4 18 (11.54%) IPTV
5 12 (7.69%) iPhone
6 10 (6.41%) iPad
6 10 (6.41%) Cryptography
7 9 (5.77%) Algorithms
8 7 (4.49%) Client/Server
9 6 (3.85%) Streaming Video
9 6 (3.85%) Data Structures
9 6 (3.85%) User Experience
10 5 (3.21%) Mobile App
10 5 (3.21%) Life Science
11 4 (2.56%) Web 2.0
11 4 (2.56%) Grid Computing
11 4 (2.56%) Over-the-Top Content
11 4 (2.56%) Physics
11 4 (2.56%) Digital Media
12 3 (1.92%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 53 (33.97%) Windows
2 43 (27.56%) Linux
3 25 (16.03%) Android
4 24 (15.38%) Apple iOS
5 15 (9.62%) Mac OS
6 11 (7.05%) UNIX
7 10 (6.41%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 81 (51.92%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (50.64%) Software Engineering
3 37 (23.72%) OO
4 33 (21.15%) Scrum
5 29 (18.59%) SDLC
6 22 (14.10%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (14.10%) UML
6 22 (14.10%) OOD
7 20 (12.82%) OOP
8 19 (12.18%) ETL
8 19 (12.18%) Cyber Security
9 16 (10.26%) MVC
10 15 (9.62%) Regression Testing
10 15 (9.62%) TDD
10 15 (9.62%) DRM
10 15 (9.62%) Bug Management
10 15 (9.62%) Web Application Development
11 14 (8.97%) Android Development
12 13 (8.33%) iOS Development
12 13 (8.33%) BDD
Programming Languages
1 89 (57.05%) Java
2 64 (41.03%) C
3 48 (30.77%) JavaScript
4 44 (28.21%) SQL
5 36 (23.08%) C#
6 30 (19.23%) Python
7 23 (14.74%) Objective-C
8 19 (12.18%) PHP
9 16 (10.26%) Perl
10 13 (8.33%) Ruby
11 8 (5.13%) Embedded C
11 8 (5.13%) Erlang
12 7 (4.49%) Bash Shell
13 6 (3.85%) Lisp
13 6 (3.85%) Korn
13 6 (3.85%) Haskell
14 5 (3.21%) Shell Script
14 5 (3.21%) Embedded C++
15 3 (1.92%) MATLAB
15 3 (1.92%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 46 (29.49%) Degree
2 10 (6.41%) ISEB
3 6 (3.85%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.92%) SC Cleared
5 1 (0.64%) PhD
5 1 (0.64%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 6 (3.85%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.64%) SLA
System Software
1 6 (3.85%) Snort
2 5 (3.21%) Firmware
Vendors
1 19 (12.18%) Oracle
2 16 (10.26%) Apple
3 11 (7.05%) Perforce
4 7 (4.49%) TOWER Software
5 6 (3.85%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.56%) Green Hills
7 3 (1.92%) Zend
7 3 (1.92%) Sybase
8 2 (1.28%) Google
9 1 (0.64%) Motorola
9 1 (0.64%) Coverity
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Computer Recruiter Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £35000 Per Annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £50000.00 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 13 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: Market related
Posted: 19 days ago
Newport
CPS Group
Salary: Depending on Experiance
Posted: 25 days ago
South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Tailored Benefits Package
Posted: 26 days ago
South Glamorgan
Computer Futures
Salary: £30000 - £60000 per annum + Tailored Benefits Package
Posted: 27 days ago