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 salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
27 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 26 25 48
Rank change year-on-year
-1 +23
Permanent jobs citing C++ 89 83 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.77% 7.09% 4.51%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.12% 15.04% 10.11%
Number of salaries quoted 75 72 46
Median salary £40,500 £40,000 £32,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+1.25% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £32,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,350 £39,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
552 552 475
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 48.21% 47.14% 44.60%
Number of salaries quoted 494 489 428
Median salary £40,000 £36,000 £34,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £27,950
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,500 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +1.26%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in South Wales

The demand trend of job ads across the South Wales region citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 27 May 2016.

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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 27 May 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +19 45 £42,500 +21.42% 3
Bridgend +4 21 £36,750 +2.08%
Torfaen -1 18 £47,000 +6.81% 1
Newport -3 2 £42,000 +13.51% 1
Glamorgan - 1 £37,500 -
Neath Port Talbot - 1 £47,500 -
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 2016, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for C++.

1 93 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (50.32%) Software Engineering
3 62 (39.49%) Java
4 54 (34.39%) SQL
5 53 (33.76%) Python
6 51 (32.48%) C
7 47 (29.94%) Linux
8 46 (29.30%) Computer Science
9 39 (24.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 36 (22.93%) C#
11 35 (22.29%) Oracle
12 33 (21.02%) Unix
13 30 (19.11%) Degree
14 28 (17.83%) SDLC
15 26 (16.56%) DevOps
15 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
16 25 (15.92%) Windows
16 25 (15.92%) MySQL
17 24 (15.29%) SQL Server
17 24 (15.29%) Finance
18 23 (14.65%) Analytics
19 22 (14.01%) Data Analysis
19 22 (14.01%) Erlang
19 22 (14.01%) Scrum
20 21 (13.38%) JavaScript
20 21 (13.38%) Mathematics
20 21 (13.38%) Functional Programming
20 21 (13.38%) Relational Database
21 20 (12.74%) Big Data
21 20 (12.74%) Life Science

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

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 16 (10.19%) Apache
2 12 (7.64%) Tornado
3 6 (3.82%) Node.js
4 4 (2.55%) Apache Spark
4 4 (2.55%) WildFly
5 2 (1.27%) Apache Pig
5 2 (1.27%) SAS
Applications
1 7 (4.46%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.27%) SPSS
3 1 (0.64%) EViews
Cloud Services
1 14 (8.92%) PaaS
2 9 (5.73%) Amazon AWS
3 8 (5.10%) Microsoft Azure
4 7 (4.46%) IaaS
5 2 (1.27%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 26 (16.56%) TCP/IP
2 19 (12.10%) HTTP
3 8 (5.10%) Internet
4 7 (4.46%) tcpdump
5 3 (1.91%) SSL
6 2 (1.27%) iSCSI
6 2 (1.27%) NAS
6 2 (1.27%) SAN
7 1 (0.64%) Modbus
7 1 (0.64%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 25 (15.92%) MySQL
2 24 (15.29%) SQL Server
3 21 (13.38%) Relational Database
4 20 (12.74%) Big Data
5 12 (7.64%) Data Mining
5 12 (7.64%) NoSQL
5 12 (7.64%) RDBMS
5 12 (7.64%) SQLite
6 7 (4.46%) Apache Cassandra
6 7 (4.46%) Riak
7 6 (3.82%) Amazon Redshift
7 6 (3.82%) MongoDB
8 4 (2.55%) DB2
8 4 (2.55%) Hadoop
9 2 (1.27%) Apache Hive
9 2 (1.27%) Mahout
Development Applications
1 6 (3.82%) Git (software)
2 3 (1.91%) PowerBuilder
3 2 (1.27%) Selenium
4 1 (0.64%) Android Studio
4 1 (0.64%) Gradle
4 1 (0.64%) Mocha
4 1 (0.64%) PhantomJS
4 1 (0.64%) Rational DOORS
4 1 (0.64%) Subversion
4 1 (0.64%) Visual Studio
General
1 24 (15.29%) Finance
2 15 (9.55%) Games
3 14 (8.92%) Marketing
3 14 (8.92%) Welsh Language
4 13 (8.28%) Advertising
5 11 (7.01%) Telecoms
6 10 (6.37%) Multimedia
7 4 (2.55%) Electronics
8 2 (1.27%) Manufacturing
9 1 (0.64%) Aerospace
9 1 (0.64%) Back Office
Job Titles
1 82 (52.23%) Developer
2 58 (36.94%) Software Engineer
3 39 (24.84%) C++ Developer
4 38 (24.20%) Software Developer
5 26 (16.56%) C++ Software Engineer
6 18 (11.46%) C++ Software Developer
7 14 (8.92%) Developer/Software Engineer
8 13 (8.28%) C Software Engineer
8 13 (8.28%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (7.64%) C Developer
9 12 (7.64%) C/C++ Developer
10 10 (6.37%) Software Manager
11 9 (5.73%) C/C++ Software Developer
12 8 (5.10%) Cybersecurity Engineer
12 8 (5.10%) Research Engineer
12 8 (5.10%) Security Engineer
13 7 (4.46%) Development Manager
13 7 (4.46%) Erlang Developer
13 7 (4.46%) Web Developer
14 5 (3.18%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 39 (24.84%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 16 (10.19%) HTML
3 15 (9.55%) STL
4 13 (8.28%) CSS
5 12 (7.64%) Flask
5 12 (7.64%) Middleware
5 12 (7.64%) OAuth
5 12 (7.64%) ZeroMQ
6 11 (7.01%) .NET
6 11 (7.01%) Web Services
7 10 (6.37%) ASP.NET
7 10 (6.37%) XML
8 6 (3.82%) REST
8 6 (3.82%) SOAP
8 6 (3.82%) WSDL
9 5 (3.18%) Java EE
9 5 (3.18%) JNI
9 5 (3.18%) JPA
9 5 (3.18%) JSF
9 5 (3.18%) XHTML
Miscellaneous
1 46 (29.30%) Computer Science
2 21 (13.38%) Mathematics
3 20 (12.74%) Informatics
3 20 (12.74%) Life Science
4 12 (7.64%) Health Informatics
5 10 (6.37%) Physics
5 10 (6.37%) Statistics
6 9 (5.73%) Analytical Skills
7 6 (3.82%) User Experience
8 5 (3.18%) Grid Computing
9 4 (2.55%) DTV
9 4 (2.55%) IPTV
9 4 (2.55%) Security Operations Centre
10 3 (1.91%) Digital Media
11 2 (1.27%) Algorithms
11 2 (1.27%) Mobile App
12 1 (0.64%) CCTV
12 1 (0.64%) Home Automation
12 1 (0.64%) PlayStation
12 1 (0.64%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 47 (29.94%) Linux
2 33 (21.02%) Unix
3 25 (15.92%) Windows
4 11 (7.01%) Android
4 11 (7.01%) Apple iOS
5 6 (3.82%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.64%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (59.24%) Agile Software Development
2 79 (50.32%) Software Engineering
3 28 (17.83%) SDLC
4 26 (16.56%) DevOps
5 23 (14.65%) Analytics
6 22 (14.01%) Data Analysis
6 22 (14.01%) Scrum
7 21 (13.38%) Functional Programming
8 17 (10.83%) OO
9 16 (10.19%) Machine Learning
9 16 (10.19%) OOP
10 14 (8.92%) Online Security
11 13 (8.28%) ETL
12 12 (7.64%) Cross-Platform Development
12 12 (7.64%) Mobile Marketing
13 11 (7.01%) E-Commerce
14 10 (6.37%) Android Development
14 10 (6.37%) iOS Development
15 9 (5.73%) TDD
16 8 (5.10%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 62 (39.49%) Java
2 54 (34.39%) SQL
3 53 (33.76%) Python
4 51 (32.48%) C
5 36 (22.93%) C#
6 22 (14.01%) Erlang
7 21 (13.38%) JavaScript
8 17 (10.83%) Haskell
8 17 (10.83%) PHP
9 11 (7.01%) Ruby
10 10 (6.37%) Lisp
10 10 (6.37%) Scala
11 9 (5.73%) VB.NET
12 7 (4.46%) Clojure
13 6 (3.82%) Embedded C
13 6 (3.82%) Embedded C++
13 6 (3.82%) Objective-C
14 4 (2.55%) Perl
15 3 (1.91%) Assembly Language
15 3 (1.91%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 30 (19.11%) Degree
2 4 (2.55%) ISEB
3 2 (1.27%) PMI Certification
3 2 (1.27%) PMP
4 1 (0.64%) PhD
4 1 (0.64%) Postgraduate
4 1 (0.64%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.27%) QA
2 1 (0.64%) DO-178B
2 1 (0.64%) IEC 61508
2 1 (0.64%) MISRA
2 1 (0.64%) MISRA C
System Software
1 7 (4.46%) Snort
2 6 (3.82%) Firmware
3 2 (1.27%) NFS
Vendors
1 35 (22.29%) Oracle
2 7 (4.46%) TOWER Software
3 6 (3.82%) Sybase
4 3 (1.91%) IBM
5 2 (1.27%) EMC
5 2 (1.27%) Microsoft
6 1 (0.64%) Cisco
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