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

Location
3 months to
27 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 27 40 39
Rank change year-on-year
+13 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 84 50 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 7.04% 5.01% 5.04%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.81% 11.79% 8.89%
Number of salaries quoted 66 49 50
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,800 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £41,850
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
567 424 585
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in South Wales 47.49% 42.48% 56.69%
Number of salaries quoted 495 371 532
Average salary £36,500 £34,000 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.35% +1.49%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,550 £26,738
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £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 27 April 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 April 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 +2 42 £43,000 +26.47%
Cardiff +12 31 £36,000 +10.76% 2
Bridgend -4 3 £35,000 +16.66% 1
Newport -21 2 £38,750 -0.64%
C++
Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 91 (51.41%) C
2 82 (46.33%) Java
3 74 (41.81%) Software Engineering
4 60 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
5 57 (32.20%) Windows
6 50 (28.25%) JavaScript
7 46 (25.99%) OO
8 44 (24.86%) Degree
9 36 (20.34%) OOP
10 34 (19.21%) Mac OS
11 33 (18.64%) Computer Science
11 33 (18.64%) Apple iOS
11 33 (18.64%) Objective-C
12 31 (17.51%) Linux
12 31 (17.51%) OOD
13 29 (16.38%) HTTP
14 27 (15.25%) SQL
15 26 (14.69%) PHP
15 26 (14.69%) Internet
15 26 (14.69%) IPTV
16 25 (14.12%) JIRA
16 25 (14.12%) Android
16 25 (14.12%) DVB
16 25 (14.12%) HTML
17 24 (13.56%) DRM
17 24 (13.56%) DTV
17 24 (13.56%) Big Data
17 24 (13.56%) Web Application Development
18 22 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
18 22 (12.43%) Continuous Integration

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

For the 6 months to 27 April 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 8 (4.52%) Apache
2 5 (2.82%) Confluence
3 4 (2.26%) SAS
4 2 (1.13%) Node.js
5 1 (0.56%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.26%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.26%) SPSS
1 4 (2.26%) EViews
2 1 (0.56%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.78%) PaaS
2 3 (1.69%) SaaS
3 1 (0.56%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (16.38%) HTTP
2 26 (14.69%) Internet
3 25 (14.12%) DVB
4 12 (6.78%) TCP/IP
5 5 (2.82%) Network Security
6 4 (2.26%) RFID
7 3 (1.69%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.69%) tcpdump
8 2 (1.13%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (13.56%) Big Data
2 14 (7.91%) MySQL
3 13 (7.34%) Data Mining
4 7 (3.95%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.39%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.69%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.69%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.13%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.13%) VoltDB
7 2 (1.13%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.13%) HPCC
8 1 (0.56%) Voldemort
8 1 (0.56%) DB2
8 1 (0.56%) Riak
8 1 (0.56%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (14.12%) JIRA
2 8 (4.52%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.52%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.95%) JUnit
3 7 (3.95%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.39%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.82%) Xcode
6 3 (1.69%) Subversion
6 3 (1.69%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 22 (12.43%) Multimedia
2 15 (8.47%) Advertising
3 12 (6.78%) Marketing
4 11 (6.21%) Finance
5 6 (3.39%) Electronics
6 4 (2.26%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.69%) Aerospace
7 3 (1.69%) Automotive
8 2 (1.13%) Military
8 2 (1.13%) Retail
9 1 (0.56%) Banking
9 1 (0.56%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 72 (40.68%) Developer
2 47 (26.55%) Software Engineer
3 26 (14.69%) Software Developer
4 21 (11.86%) C++ Developer
5 17 (9.60%) Senior Developer
6 16 (9.04%) Team Leader
7 15 (8.47%) C++ Software Engineer
8 14 (7.91%) Architect
9 12 (6.78%) Analyst
10 11 (6.21%) Senior Software Developer
11 9 (5.08%) Test Analyst
11 9 (5.08%) iOS Developer
12 8 (4.52%) Desktop Team Leader
13 7 (3.95%) Software Manager
13 7 (3.95%) AWS Developer
13 7 (3.95%) Software Architect
13 7 (3.95%) Java Developer
14 6 (3.39%) C Software Engineer
14 6 (3.39%) C++/C# Developer
15 5 (2.82%) Senior Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (14.12%) HTML
2 20 (11.30%) Web Services
3 10 (5.65%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 8 (4.52%) GStreamer
4 8 (4.52%) WebKit
4 8 (4.52%) STL
4 8 (4.52%) J2EE
4 8 (4.52%) OpenGL
5 7 (3.95%) Spring
5 7 (3.95%) .NET
5 7 (3.95%) Qt
6 6 (3.39%) REST
6 6 (3.39%) CSS
6 6 (3.39%) JSON
7 5 (2.82%) Cocoa
7 5 (2.82%) Cocoa Touch
7 5 (2.82%) iOS SDK
8 4 (2.26%) Ajax
8 4 (2.26%) Pthreads
8 4 (2.26%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 33 (18.64%) Computer Science
2 26 (14.69%) IPTV
3 24 (13.56%) DTV
4 22 (12.43%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (10.17%) iPhone
6 16 (9.04%) iPad
6 16 (9.04%) Cryptography
7 14 (7.91%) Digital Media
7 14 (7.91%) Algorithms
8 12 (6.78%) Over-the-Top Content
8 12 (6.78%) Streaming Video
9 11 (6.21%) Client/Server
10 8 (4.52%) Data Structures
10 8 (4.52%) Mobile App
10 8 (4.52%) Video on Demand
11 6 (3.39%) User Experience
12 4 (2.26%) Life Science
12 4 (2.26%) Web 2.0
13 3 (1.69%) Grid Computing
13 3 (1.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 57 (32.20%) Windows
2 34 (19.21%) Mac OS
3 33 (18.64%) Apple iOS
4 31 (17.51%) Linux
5 25 (14.12%) Android
6 18 (10.17%) UNIX
7 16 (9.04%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.56%) CentOS
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 74 (41.81%) Software Engineering
2 60 (33.90%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (25.99%) OO
4 36 (20.34%) OOP
5 31 (17.51%) OOD
6 24 (13.56%) DRM
6 24 (13.56%) Web Application Development
7 22 (12.43%) Scrum
7 22 (12.43%) Continuous Integration
8 20 (11.30%) iOS Development
9 19 (10.73%) UML
10 16 (9.04%) Cyber Security
11 13 (7.34%) BDD
11 13 (7.34%) TDD
12 12 (6.78%) E-Commerce
12 12 (6.78%) Manual Testing
12 12 (6.78%) Mobile Marketing
12 12 (6.78%) Android Development
12 12 (6.78%) Mentoring
12 12 (6.78%) Coaching
Programming Languages
1 91 (51.41%) C
2 82 (46.33%) Java
3 50 (28.25%) JavaScript
4 33 (18.64%) Objective-C
5 27 (15.25%) SQL
6 26 (14.69%) PHP
7 18 (10.17%) C#
8 16 (9.04%) Python
9 14 (7.91%) Embedded C
9 14 (7.91%) Perl
9 14 (7.91%) Ruby
10 8 (4.52%) Embedded C++
11 7 (3.95%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.39%) MATLAB
12 6 (3.39%) Korn
13 4 (2.26%) Erlang
13 4 (2.26%) R
14 2 (1.13%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.56%) VB
15 1 (0.56%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 44 (24.86%) Degree
2 6 (3.39%) ISEB
3 2 (1.13%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.56%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (8.47%) QA
2 1 (0.56%) Basel II
System Software
1 4 (2.26%) Firmware
2 3 (1.69%) Snort
Vendors
1 20 (11.30%) Perforce
2 19 (10.73%) Apple
3 9 (5.08%) Google
4 6 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.39%) TOWER Software
5 5 (2.82%) Sybase
6 3 (1.69%) Oracle
6 3 (1.69%) Green Hills
7 2 (1.13%) Zend
8 1 (0.56%) Red Hat
Bridgend, Mid Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £32000 - £42000 per annum
Posted: 3 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
CPS Group UK
Salary: £20000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £25,000 to £45,000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 7 days ago