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

Location
3 months to
26 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 26 50 32
Rank change year-on-year
+24 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 83 48 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.09% 4.51% 6.40%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.04% 10.11% 11.42%
Number of salaries quoted 72 46 61
Average salary £40,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.07% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,350 £39,500 £52,500
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
552 475 578
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.14% 44.60% 56.06%
Number of salaries quoted 489 428 531
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +4.61%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £25,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 26 May 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 26 May 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 +5 38 £44,000 +35.38%
Cardiff +12 23 £35,000 +7.69% 1
Bridgend -1 9 £36,000 +10.76%
Newport -6 4 £37,000 -6.32%
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 94 (53.41%) Java
2 91 (51.70%) C
3 76 (43.18%) Software Engineering
4 73 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
5 54 (30.68%) Windows
6 52 (29.55%) JavaScript
7 50 (28.41%) OO
8 48 (27.27%) Degree
9 41 (23.30%) Linux
10 39 (22.16%) Computer Science
11 35 (19.89%) Apple iOS
11 35 (19.89%) SQL
11 35 (19.89%) Objective-C
12 32 (18.18%) OOP
12 32 (18.18%) PlayReady
13 31 (17.61%) OOD
14 29 (16.48%) Mac OS
15 28 (15.91%) DTV
16 27 (15.34%) HTTP
16 27 (15.34%) C#
16 27 (15.34%) Scrum
16 27 (15.34%) Android
16 27 (15.34%) JIRA
16 27 (15.34%) SDLC
17 26 (14.77%) Big Data
17 26 (14.77%) Python
18 25 (14.20%) UML
18 25 (14.20%) DVB
18 25 (14.20%) IPTV
19 24 (13.64%) Web Application Development

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

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 7 (3.98%) Apache
2 6 (3.41%) Confluence
3 3 (1.70%) Node.js
4 2 (1.14%) IIS
5 1 (0.57%) SAS
Applications
1 4 (2.27%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.57%) EViews
2 1 (0.57%) MS Office
2 1 (0.57%) SPSS
Cloud Services
1 13 (7.39%) PaaS
2 3 (1.70%) SaaS
3 1 (0.57%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.34%) HTTP
2 25 (14.20%) DVB
3 24 (13.64%) Internet
4 13 (7.39%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.84%) Network Security
6 4 (2.27%) RFID
7 3 (1.70%) tcpdump
7 3 (1.70%) Intrusion Detection
8 1 (0.57%) Wireless
8 1 (0.57%) VoIP
8 1 (0.57%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 26 (14.77%) Big Data
2 16 (9.09%) MySQL
3 14 (7.95%) Data Mining
4 10 (5.68%) MongoDB
5 9 (5.11%) Relational Database
6 7 (3.98%) SQL Server
7 6 (3.41%) NoSQL
8 5 (2.84%) VoltDB
9 4 (2.27%) DB2
10 3 (1.70%) HPCC
10 3 (1.70%) Amazon Redshift
11 2 (1.14%) RDBMS
12 1 (0.57%) Apache Cassandra
12 1 (0.57%) Riak
12 1 (0.57%) Voldemort
12 1 (0.57%) Informix
Development Applications
1 27 (15.34%) JIRA
2 11 (6.25%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.11%) Jenkins
4 8 (4.55%) JUnit
4 8 (4.55%) Cucumber
5 6 (3.41%) Git (software)
6 5 (2.84%) Xcode
7 4 (2.27%) Subversion
7 4 (2.27%) Rational Rhapsody
8 1 (0.57%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.57%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.57%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.57%) Eclipse
General
1 21 (11.93%) Multimedia
2 17 (9.66%) Advertising
3 14 (7.95%) Marketing
4 11 (6.25%) Finance
5 7 (3.98%) Telecoms
6 6 (3.41%) Electronics
7 4 (2.27%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.27%) Automotive
8 3 (1.70%) Military
9 1 (0.57%) Retail
Job Titles
1 68 (38.64%) Developer
2 54 (30.68%) Software Engineer
3 23 (13.07%) Software Developer
4 21 (11.93%) C++ Developer
5 16 (9.09%) Team Leader
6 14 (7.95%) Architect
7 13 (7.39%) Senior Developer
8 12 (6.82%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (4.55%) Analyst
9 8 (4.55%) Senior Software Developer
9 8 (4.55%) C++/C# Developer
9 8 (4.55%) Desktop Team Leader
10 7 (3.98%) AWS Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Software Manager
10 7 (3.98%) iOS Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Java Developer
10 7 (3.98%) Test Analyst
10 7 (3.98%) Software Architect
11 6 (3.41%) C Software Engineer
12 5 (2.84%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (18.18%) PlayReady
2 24 (13.64%) HTML
3 21 (11.93%) Web Services
4 15 (8.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 13 (7.39%) STL
5 13 (7.39%) .NET
6 9 (5.11%) JSON
6 9 (5.11%) REST
7 8 (4.55%) OpenGL
7 8 (4.55%) WebKit
7 8 (4.55%) GStreamer
7 8 (4.55%) Widevine
8 7 (3.98%) Qt
8 7 (3.98%) CSS
9 6 (3.41%) J2EE
9 6 (3.41%) iOS SDK
10 5 (2.84%) Cocoa Touch
10 5 (2.84%) Cocoa
10 5 (2.84%) Spring
11 4 (2.27%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 39 (22.16%) Computer Science
2 28 (15.91%) DTV
3 25 (14.20%) IPTV
4 23 (13.07%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (10.23%) iPhone
6 16 (9.09%) Cryptography
6 16 (9.09%) iPad
7 12 (6.82%) Client/Server
7 12 (6.82%) Streaming Video
7 12 (6.82%) Over-the-Top Content
7 12 (6.82%) Algorithms
8 11 (6.25%) Digital Media
9 8 (4.55%) Mobile App
9 8 (4.55%) Video on Demand
9 8 (4.55%) Data Structures
10 7 (3.98%) User Experience
11 6 (3.41%) Life Science
12 4 (2.27%) Physics
12 4 (2.27%) Web 2.0
13 3 (1.70%) Data Centre
Operating Systems
1 54 (30.68%) Windows
2 41 (23.30%) Linux
3 35 (19.89%) Apple iOS
4 29 (16.48%) Mac OS
5 27 (15.34%) Android
6 16 (9.09%) UNIX
6 16 (9.09%) Mac OS X
7 1 (0.57%) CentOS
7 1 (0.57%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 76 (43.18%) Software Engineering
2 73 (41.48%) Agile Software Development
3 50 (28.41%) OO
4 32 (18.18%) OOP
5 31 (17.61%) OOD
6 27 (15.34%) Scrum
6 27 (15.34%) SDLC
7 25 (14.20%) UML
8 24 (13.64%) Web Application Development
8 24 (13.64%) DRM
9 23 (13.07%) Continuous Integration
10 21 (11.93%) iOS Development
11 17 (9.66%) Cyber Security
12 15 (8.52%) Configuration Management
12 15 (8.52%) ETL
13 14 (7.95%) E-Commerce
13 14 (7.95%) Regression Testing
13 14 (7.95%) Mobile Marketing
14 13 (7.39%) Android Development
14 13 (7.39%) Bug Management
Programming Languages
1 94 (53.41%) Java
2 91 (51.70%) C
3 52 (29.55%) JavaScript
4 35 (19.89%) SQL
4 35 (19.89%) Objective-C
5 27 (15.34%) C#
6 26 (14.77%) Python
7 23 (13.07%) PHP
8 18 (10.23%) Perl
9 13 (7.39%) Ruby
10 12 (6.82%) Embedded C
11 8 (4.55%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.98%) Korn
12 7 (3.98%) Embedded C++
13 5 (2.84%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.27%) Erlang
15 3 (1.70%) MATLAB
16 2 (1.14%) Lisp
16 2 (1.14%) Haskell
17 1 (0.57%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 48 (27.27%) Degree
2 9 (5.11%) ISEB
3 4 (2.27%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) SC Cleared
4 1 (0.57%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
4 1 (0.57%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 16 (9.09%) QA
2 1 (0.57%) Basel II
System Software
1 5 (2.84%) Firmware
2 3 (1.70%) Snort
Vendors
1 20 (11.36%) Perforce
1 20 (11.36%) Apple
2 9 (5.11%) Oracle
3 7 (3.98%) Google
4 6 (3.41%) TOWER Software
5 5 (2.84%) Sybase
6 4 (2.27%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.27%) Green Hills
7 3 (1.70%) Zend
8 1 (0.57%) Coverity
8 1 (0.57%) Red Hat
8 1 (0.57%) Motorola
South Wales
Connectus
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Redrock Consulting Ltd
Salary: £30000 - £50000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 6 days ago