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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 25 23 32
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 77 88 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 6.99% 7.82% 5.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.34% 15.02% 11.60%
Number of salaries quoted 66 83 48
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,000 £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
537 586 431
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.77% 52.09% 48.26%
Number of salaries quoted 491 539 391
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £28,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 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 29 August 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
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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 -9 38 £32,500 -13.33% 1
Torfaen +4 20 £34,000 -5.55% 1
Newport -2 9 £34,000 -9.33% 2
Bridgend -4 8 £36,500 +14.06%
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 74 (60.66%) Java
2 56 (45.90%) Software Engineering
3 44 (36.07%) JavaScript
4 38 (31.15%) HTML
5 36 (29.51%) C
5 36 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
6 34 (27.87%) SQL
7 33 (27.05%) OO
8 31 (25.41%) .NET
8 31 (25.41%) OOD
9 30 (24.59%) Degree
10 29 (23.77%) Scrum
11 27 (22.13%) OOP
12 26 (21.31%) C#
12 26 (21.31%) Multimedia
13 25 (20.49%) Computer Science
14 24 (19.67%) Linux
14 24 (19.67%) CSS
15 23 (18.85%) Windows
16 18 (14.75%) Mac OS
16 18 (14.75%) HTML5
17 17 (13.93%) CSS3
17 17 (13.93%) UNIX
17 17 (13.93%) Web Services
17 17 (13.93%) Python
18 16 (13.11%) DTV
18 16 (13.11%) UML
19 14 (11.48%) IPTV
19 14 (11.48%) Requirements Analysis
20 13 (10.66%) HTTP

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

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 4 (3.28%) Confluence
2 2 (1.64%) Node.js
3 1 (0.82%) CMS
3 1 (0.82%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (5.74%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.82%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.46%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.46%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (10.66%) HTTP
2 7 (5.74%) Wireshark
3 5 (4.10%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.02%) Relational Database
2 4 (3.28%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.46%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.64%) Riak
4 2 (1.64%) MySQL
5 1 (0.82%) DB2
5 1 (0.82%) MS Access
5 1 (0.82%) Big Data
5 1 (0.82%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (6.56%) PowerBuilder
2 7 (5.74%) Visual Studio
3 6 (4.92%) Jenkins
4 4 (3.28%) JIRA
4 4 (3.28%) Fiddler
5 3 (2.46%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.46%) Ant
5 3 (2.46%) ClearQuest
6 2 (1.64%) Xcode
6 2 (1.64%) JUnit
7 1 (0.82%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.82%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.82%) Hudson
7 1 (0.82%) Selenium
7 1 (0.82%) Grunt
General
1 26 (21.31%) Multimedia
2 6 (4.92%) Finance
3 4 (3.28%) Telecoms
4 3 (2.46%) Billing
4 3 (2.46%) Advertising
5 2 (1.64%) Electronics
6 1 (0.82%) Manufacturing
6 1 (0.82%) Games
Job Titles
1 74 (60.66%) Developer
2 44 (36.07%) Software Engineer
3 38 (31.15%) Software Developer
4 25 (20.49%) C++ Developer
5 12 (9.84%) Test Engineer
5 12 (9.84%) Graduate
6 11 (9.02%) C++ Software Developer
7 10 (8.20%) Graduate Developer
8 7 (5.74%) C++ Software Engineer
9 5 (4.10%) C Developer
9 5 (4.10%) C Software Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) JavaScript Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Integration Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Graduate Software Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Software Test Engineer
10 3 (2.46%) Junior
10 3 (2.46%) Android Developer
10 3 (2.46%) Programmer
11 2 (1.64%) Java Developer
11 2 (1.64%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 38 (31.15%) HTML
2 31 (25.41%) .NET
3 24 (19.67%) CSS
4 18 (14.75%) HTML5
5 17 (13.93%) CSS3
5 17 (13.93%) Web Services
6 10 (8.20%) XML
7 6 (4.92%) ASP.NET
7 6 (4.92%) WPF
8 5 (4.10%) STL
8 5 (4.10%) Qt
8 5 (4.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 4 (3.28%) jQuery
9 4 (3.28%) iOS SDK
9 4 (3.28%) SVG
10 2 (1.64%) Hibernate
10 2 (1.64%) Spring
10 2 (1.64%) Zend Framework
10 2 (1.64%) JSON
10 2 (1.64%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 25 (20.49%) Computer Science
2 16 (13.11%) DTV
3 14 (11.48%) IPTV
4 10 (8.20%) Mathematics
5 6 (4.92%) GIS
5 6 (4.92%) Digital Media
6 5 (4.10%) N-Tier
6 5 (4.10%) Physics
7 3 (2.46%) Arduino
8 2 (1.64%) iPhone
8 2 (1.64%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.82%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.82%) Management Information System
9 1 (0.82%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 24 (19.67%) Linux
2 23 (18.85%) Windows
3 18 (14.75%) Mac OS
4 17 (13.93%) UNIX
5 13 (10.66%) Android
6 8 (6.56%) Apple iOS
7 4 (3.28%) CentOS
8 3 (2.46%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (0.82%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 56 (45.90%) Software Engineering
2 36 (29.51%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (27.05%) OO
4 31 (25.41%) OOD
5 29 (23.77%) Scrum
6 27 (22.13%) OOP
7 16 (13.11%) UML
8 14 (11.48%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (9.84%) TDD
10 8 (6.56%) Regression Testing
10 8 (6.56%) Configuration Management
10 8 (6.56%) BDD
11 7 (5.74%) Change Management
12 6 (4.92%) Cyber Security
12 6 (4.92%) Android Development
13 5 (4.10%) Business Development
13 5 (4.10%) Integration Testing
13 5 (4.10%) Continuous Integration
13 5 (4.10%) Software Testing
13 5 (4.10%) Risk Analysis
Programming Languages
1 74 (60.66%) Java
2 44 (36.07%) JavaScript
3 36 (29.51%) C
4 34 (27.87%) SQL
5 26 (21.31%) C#
6 17 (13.93%) Python
7 11 (9.02%) PHP
8 9 (7.38%) Perl
8 9 (7.38%) Ruby
9 8 (6.56%) Bash Shell
10 7 (5.74%) Korn
10 7 (5.74%) Objective-C
11 4 (3.28%) VC++
11 4 (3.28%) Embedded C
11 4 (3.28%) Erlang
12 2 (1.64%) PHP5
12 2 (1.64%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.82%) Groovy
13 1 (0.82%) RPG
13 1 (0.82%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 30 (24.59%) Degree
2 2 (1.64%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (8.20%) QA
Vendors
1 10 (8.20%) Oracle
2 9 (7.38%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.74%) Red Hat
4 5 (4.10%) Perforce
5 3 (2.46%) Coverity
5 3 (2.46%) Wind River
6 2 (1.64%) Google
6 2 (1.64%) Zend
7 1 (0.82%) Sybase
7 1 (0.82%) Remedy
7 1 (0.82%) TOWER Software
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