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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 23 52 43
Rank change year-on-year
+29 -9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 94 36 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.84% 3.92% 5.10%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.82% 8.57% 8.73%
Number of salaries quoted 69 36 48
Average salary £40,000 £34,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.94% -8.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £29,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,700 £40,000 £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
594 420 561
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 49.54% 45.70% 58.38%
Number of salaries quoted 514 364 497
Average salary £37,000 £35,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.71% +7.69%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,400 £42,500 £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 27 March 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 27 March 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 +3 47 £43,000 +26.47%
Cardiff +17 32 £45,000 +44.00% 2
Bridgend +3 6 £35,000 +12.00%
Newport -18 2 £38,750 -0.64% 1
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 88 (49.44%) C
2 78 (43.82%) Java
3 68 (38.20%) Software Engineering
4 57 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
5 55 (30.90%) Windows
6 45 (25.28%) JavaScript
7 43 (24.16%) OO
8 40 (22.47%) Degree
9 38 (21.35%) OOP
10 34 (19.10%) Computer Science
11 32 (17.98%) Mac OS
12 30 (16.85%) Apple iOS
12 30 (16.85%) Linux
12 30 (16.85%) Objective-C
13 29 (16.29%) OOD
14 27 (15.17%) HTTP
15 26 (14.61%) SQL
16 25 (14.04%) PHP
16 25 (14.04%) Web Services
16 25 (14.04%) JIRA
17 24 (13.48%) IPTV
17 24 (13.48%) HTML
18 23 (12.92%) C#
18 23 (12.92%) DTV
18 23 (12.92%) Internet
18 23 (12.92%) Scrum
19 22 (12.36%) DVB
19 22 (12.36%) Web Application Development
20 21 (11.80%) Android
20 21 (11.80%) DRM

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

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 (5.06%) Apache
2 6 (3.37%) Confluence
3 4 (2.25%) SAS
4 1 (0.56%) WebSphere
4 1 (0.56%) GlassFish
4 1 (0.56%) IIS
4 1 (0.56%) JBoss
Applications
1 7 (3.93%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.25%) SPSS
2 4 (2.25%) EViews
3 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 9 (5.06%) PaaS
2 2 (1.12%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 27 (15.17%) HTTP
2 23 (12.92%) Internet
3 22 (12.36%) DVB
4 12 (6.74%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.81%) Network Security
6 4 (2.25%) RFID
7 2 (1.12%) Intrusion Detection
7 2 (1.12%) Wireshark
7 2 (1.12%) tcpdump
7 2 (1.12%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (10.67%) Big Data
2 15 (8.43%) MySQL
3 11 (6.18%) Relational Database
4 9 (5.06%) Data Mining
5 5 (2.81%) RDBMS
6 4 (2.25%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.12%) HPCC
8 1 (0.56%) Informix
8 1 (0.56%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 25 (14.04%) JIRA
2 9 (5.06%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.93%) Visual Studio
4 6 (3.37%) JUnit
4 6 (3.37%) Git (software)
4 6 (3.37%) Cucumber
5 5 (2.81%) Xcode
6 2 (1.12%) Subversion
6 2 (1.12%) Fiddler
6 2 (1.12%) Rational Rhapsody
6 2 (1.12%) TestLink
7 1 (0.56%) PhantomJS
7 1 (0.56%) Zephyr
7 1 (0.56%) Mocha
7 1 (0.56%) Selenium
General
1 20 (11.24%) Multimedia
2 12 (6.74%) Advertising
2 12 (6.74%) Finance
3 9 (5.06%) Marketing
4 6 (3.37%) Electronics
5 3 (1.69%) Pharmaceutical
6 2 (1.12%) Aerospace
6 2 (1.12%) Automotive
6 2 (1.12%) Retail
7 1 (0.56%) Military
7 1 (0.56%) Banking
7 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 77 (43.26%) Developer
2 44 (24.72%) Software Engineer
3 34 (19.10%) Software Developer
4 27 (15.17%) C++ Developer
5 20 (11.24%) Senior Developer
6 15 (8.43%) Analyst
7 14 (7.87%) C++ Software Engineer
7 14 (7.87%) Team Leader
8 13 (7.30%) Senior Software Developer
8 13 (7.30%) Architect
9 9 (5.06%) Test Analyst
9 9 (5.06%) iOS Developer
10 8 (4.49%) C Developer
10 8 (4.49%) Java Developer
11 7 (3.93%) C++ Software Developer
11 7 (3.93%) C Software Engineer
11 7 (3.93%) Software Manager
11 7 (3.93%) Desktop Team Leader
12 6 (3.37%) C++/C# Developer
12 6 (3.37%) Software Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.04%) Web Services
2 24 (13.48%) HTML
3 16 (8.99%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 14 (7.87%) STL
5 11 (6.18%) Qt
6 10 (5.62%) .NET
7 9 (5.06%) J2EE
8 8 (4.49%) Spring
8 8 (4.49%) WebKit
9 7 (3.93%) GStreamer
9 7 (3.93%) OpenGL
10 6 (3.37%) JSON
10 6 (3.37%) CSS
10 6 (3.37%) REST
11 5 (2.81%) iOS SDK
11 5 (2.81%) Cocoa Touch
11 5 (2.81%) Cocoa
12 4 (2.25%) Ajax
12 4 (2.25%) Ruby on Rails
12 4 (2.25%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 34 (19.10%) Computer Science
2 24 (13.48%) IPTV
3 23 (12.92%) DTV
4 20 (11.24%) Analytical Skills
5 17 (9.55%) Digital Media
6 16 (8.99%) iPhone
7 14 (7.87%) iPad
7 14 (7.87%) Cryptography
8 13 (7.30%) Algorithms
9 12 (6.74%) Over-the-Top Content
10 11 (6.18%) Streaming Video
11 10 (5.62%) Client/Server
12 8 (4.49%) Video on Demand
13 7 (3.93%) Mobile App
13 7 (3.93%) Data Structures
14 5 (2.81%) User Experience
15 4 (2.25%) Physics
15 4 (2.25%) Life Science
15 4 (2.25%) Economics
15 4 (2.25%) Web 2.0
Operating Systems
1 55 (30.90%) Windows
2 32 (17.98%) Mac OS
3 30 (16.85%) Apple iOS
3 30 (16.85%) Linux
4 21 (11.80%) Android
5 20 (11.24%) UNIX
6 14 (7.87%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.69%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.56%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (38.20%) Software Engineering
2 57 (32.02%) Agile Software Development
3 43 (24.16%) OO
4 38 (21.35%) OOP
5 29 (16.29%) OOD
6 23 (12.92%) Scrum
7 22 (12.36%) Web Application Development
8 21 (11.80%) DRM
9 20 (11.24%) Continuous Integration
10 19 (10.67%) iOS Development
11 17 (9.55%) UML
11 17 (9.55%) TDD
12 15 (8.43%) BDD
13 14 (7.87%) Manual Testing
13 14 (7.87%) Cyber Security
14 13 (7.30%) Mentoring
15 12 (6.74%) Coaching
16 10 (5.62%) Android Development
16 10 (5.62%) Configuration Management
16 10 (5.62%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 88 (49.44%) C
2 78 (43.82%) Java
3 45 (25.28%) JavaScript
4 30 (16.85%) Objective-C
5 26 (14.61%) SQL
6 25 (14.04%) PHP
7 23 (12.92%) C#
8 17 (9.55%) Ruby
8 17 (9.55%) Python
9 15 (8.43%) Embedded C
10 14 (7.87%) Perl
11 8 (4.49%) Embedded C++
11 8 (4.49%) Bash Shell
12 7 (3.93%) Korn
13 6 (3.37%) MATLAB
14 4 (2.25%) R
15 3 (1.69%) Erlang
15 3 (1.69%) VBA
16 2 (1.12%) VC++
17 1 (0.56%) VB
Qualifications
1 40 (22.47%) Degree
2 5 (2.81%) ISEB
3 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.56%) Security Cleared
3 1 (0.56%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 17 (9.55%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (2.25%) Firmware
2 2 (1.12%) Snort
Vendors
1 18 (10.11%) Perforce
2 17 (9.55%) Apple
3 10 (5.62%) Microsoft
4 9 (5.06%) Google
5 6 (3.37%) TOWER Software
6 5 (2.81%) Sybase
7 4 (2.25%) Red Hat
8 2 (1.12%) Green Hills
8 2 (1.12%) Zend
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