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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 36 27 28
Rank change year-on-year
-9 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 72 75 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 5.71% 6.96% 7.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 10.81% 13.94% 13.90%
Number of salaries quoted 60 64 78
Average salary £36,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £20,000 £30,450
10% offered a salary of more than £55,250 £42,500 £42,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
666 538 597
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 52.86% 49.91% 52.46%
Number of salaries quoted 576 491 549
Average salary £35,000 £34,250 £34,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.18% -0.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £24,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,000 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +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 4 September 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 September 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 -16 33 £41,250 +26.92% 7
Bridgend +6 13 £36,000 -1.36%
Torfaen -6 12 £36,250 +6.61% 1
Newport -13 12 £27,500 -19.11%
Monmouthshire - 1 £42,500 - 3
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 95 (61.29%) Java
2 84 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
3 83 (53.55%) Software Engineering
4 65 (41.94%) C
5 50 (32.26%) Windows
5 50 (32.26%) Linux
6 48 (30.97%) SQL
7 46 (29.68%) JavaScript
8 43 (27.74%) Degree
9 41 (26.45%) Python
10 40 (25.81%) C#
11 36 (23.23%) Scrum
12 34 (21.94%) Computer Science
13 31 (20.00%) OO
14 30 (19.35%) SDLC
15 26 (16.77%) Cyber Security
15 26 (16.77%) HTTP
16 25 (16.13%) TCP/IP
17 24 (15.48%) DTV
18 23 (14.84%) .NET
19 22 (14.19%) Oracle
19 22 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
19 22 (14.19%) Android
19 22 (14.19%) Big Data
20 21 (13.55%) ETL
20 21 (13.55%) OOD
21 20 (12.90%) UML
21 20 (12.90%) OOP
21 20 (12.90%) Apple iOS
22 19 (12.26%) Objective-C

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

For the 6 months to 4 September 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 (5.81%) Node.js
2 5 (3.23%) Confluence
3 2 (1.29%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (3.87%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.52%) SaaS
1 7 (4.52%) PaaS
2 1 (0.65%) AWS CloudFormation
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon EC2
2 1 (0.65%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.77%) HTTP
2 25 (16.13%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.39%) Internet
4 12 (7.74%) DVB
5 10 (6.45%) tcpdump
6 6 (3.87%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.94%) RFID
8 2 (1.29%) Broadband
8 2 (1.29%) LAN
8 2 (1.29%) Multicast
9 1 (0.65%) VoIP
9 1 (0.65%) SNMP
9 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 22 (14.19%) Big Data
2 18 (11.61%) MySQL
2 18 (11.61%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.74%) NoSQL
3 12 (7.74%) SQL Server
4 9 (5.81%) Amazon Redshift
5 7 (4.52%) Data Mining
5 7 (4.52%) Riak
5 7 (4.52%) Apache Cassandra
6 6 (3.87%) DB2
6 6 (3.87%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.23%) VoltDB
7 5 (3.23%) Voldemort
8 2 (1.29%) HPCC
8 2 (1.29%) Informix
9 1 (0.65%) Amazon RDS
Development Applications
1 14 (9.03%) JIRA
2 11 (7.10%) Visual Studio
3 9 (5.81%) Cucumber
4 7 (4.52%) Jenkins
4 7 (4.52%) Subversion
5 6 (3.87%) JUnit
6 4 (2.58%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.58%) Rational Rhapsody
7 3 (1.94%) Rational DOORS
8 1 (0.65%) Hudson
8 1 (0.65%) Zephyr
8 1 (0.65%) TeamCity
8 1 (0.65%) StarTeam
8 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
General
1 16 (10.32%) Multimedia
2 10 (6.45%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.45%) Advertising
3 9 (5.81%) Marketing
4 8 (5.16%) Electronics
5 7 (4.52%) Finance
6 6 (3.87%) Aerospace
7 5 (3.23%) Military
8 4 (2.58%) Automotive
8 4 (2.58%) Manufacturing
9 3 (1.94%) Games
10 2 (1.29%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 63 (40.65%) Software Engineer
2 53 (34.19%) Developer
3 19 (12.26%) Software Developer
3 19 (12.26%) C++ Developer
4 12 (7.74%) Team Leader
5 8 (5.16%) Test Engineer
5 8 (5.16%) Architect
5 8 (5.16%) Automation Engineer
5 8 (5.16%) Test Automation Engineer
6 7 (4.52%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (3.87%) Software Architect
7 6 (3.87%) Android Developer
7 6 (3.87%) Technical Leader
8 5 (3.23%) Graduate
8 5 (3.23%) Junior
8 5 (3.23%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (2.58%) Junior Developer
9 4 (2.58%) C# Developer
9 4 (2.58%) Java Developer
9 4 (2.58%) Graduate Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (14.84%) .NET
2 17 (10.97%) STL
3 16 (10.32%) PlayReady
4 15 (9.68%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 14 (9.03%) HTML
6 6 (3.87%) REST
6 6 (3.87%) Android SDK
6 6 (3.87%) JSON
6 6 (3.87%) Web Services
6 6 (3.87%) ASP.NET
6 6 (3.87%) CSS
7 5 (3.23%) Ajax
7 5 (3.23%) ASP.NET MVC
7 5 (3.23%) iOS SDK
8 4 (2.58%) Widevine
8 4 (2.58%) GStreamer
8 4 (2.58%) POCO
8 4 (2.58%) WPF
8 4 (2.58%) OpenGL
9 3 (1.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 34 (21.94%) Computer Science
2 24 (15.48%) DTV
3 17 (10.97%) IPTV
3 17 (10.97%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.10%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.81%) iPhone
6 8 (5.16%) iPad
6 8 (5.16%) Cryptography
7 7 (4.52%) User Experience
7 7 (4.52%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.87%) Client/Server
8 6 (3.87%) Grid Computing
9 4 (2.58%) Streaming Video
9 4 (2.58%) Physics
9 4 (2.58%) Mobile App
10 3 (1.94%) Web 2.0
10 3 (1.94%) 3D Graphics
11 2 (1.29%) GIS
11 2 (1.29%) Management Information System
11 2 (1.29%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.26%) Windows
1 50 (32.26%) Linux
2 22 (14.19%) Android
3 20 (12.90%) Apple iOS
4 14 (9.03%) UNIX
5 12 (7.74%) Mac OS
6 8 (5.16%) Mac OS X
7 2 (1.29%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (54.19%) Agile Software Development
2 83 (53.55%) Software Engineering
3 36 (23.23%) Scrum
4 31 (20.00%) OO
5 30 (19.35%) SDLC
6 26 (16.77%) Cyber Security
7 22 (14.19%) Continuous Integration
8 21 (13.55%) OOD
8 21 (13.55%) ETL
9 20 (12.90%) UML
9 20 (12.90%) OOP
10 17 (10.97%) MVC
10 17 (10.97%) TDD
10 17 (10.97%) Functional Programming
11 15 (9.68%) Regression Testing
12 14 (9.03%) Software Testing
12 14 (9.03%) BDD
13 13 (8.39%) Bug Management
13 13 (8.39%) Android Development
14 12 (7.74%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 95 (61.29%) Java
2 65 (41.94%) C
3 48 (30.97%) SQL
4 46 (29.68%) JavaScript
5 41 (26.45%) Python
6 40 (25.81%) C#
7 19 (12.26%) Objective-C
8 17 (10.97%) PHP
9 16 (10.32%) Haskell
9 16 (10.32%) Erlang
9 16 (10.32%) Perl
10 15 (9.68%) Ruby
11 14 (9.03%) Lisp
12 8 (5.16%) Bash Shell
13 7 (4.52%) Korn
14 6 (3.87%) Scala
14 6 (3.87%) Clojure
15 5 (3.23%) SystemTap
15 5 (3.23%) Shell Script
15 5 (3.23%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 43 (27.74%) Degree
2 11 (7.10%) ISEB
3 6 (3.87%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.94%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.29%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.29%) PhD
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.58%) QA
2 2 (1.29%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 10 (6.45%) Snort
2 5 (3.23%) Firmware
Vendors
1 22 (14.19%) Oracle
2 13 (8.39%) Apple
3 9 (5.81%) TOWER Software
4 8 (5.16%) Perforce
5 7 (4.52%) Microsoft
6 4 (2.58%) Green Hills
7 2 (1.29%) Zend
8 1 (0.65%) Coverity
8 1 (0.65%) Motorola
8 1 (0.65%) SAP
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