The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wales region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 39 26 26
Rank change year-on-year
-13 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 71 98 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 5.04% 7.49% 7.60%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.53% 15.51% 14.06%
Number of salaries quoted 59 66 92
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 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
C++
UK

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Wales region.

Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
745 632 690
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 52.87% 48.32% 54.08%
Number of salaries quoted 629 557 634
Average salary £35,000 £34,000 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.94% +3.03%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £42,500 £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 Wales

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Wales region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Wales

C++
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Wales region.

C++ Salary Trend in Wales

C++
Salary Histogram in Wales

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 September 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Wales

C++
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Wales region over the 3 months to 1 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
South Wales -15 69 £36,000 +5.88% 9
Mid Wales -2 2 £50,000 -
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (59.48%) Java
2 85 (55.56%) Software Engineering
3 82 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
4 65 (42.48%) C
5 50 (32.68%) Windows
6 48 (31.37%) Linux
7 46 (30.07%) SQL
8 45 (29.41%) JavaScript
9 42 (27.45%) Degree
10 40 (26.14%) C#
11 37 (24.18%) Python
12 35 (22.88%) Scrum
13 33 (21.57%) Computer Science
14 30 (19.61%) OO
15 29 (18.95%) SDLC
16 25 (16.34%) HTTP
17 24 (15.69%) TCP/IP
17 24 (15.69%) .NET
17 24 (15.69%) DTV
17 24 (15.69%) Cyber Security
18 22 (14.38%) Android
19 21 (13.73%) Big Data
19 21 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
19 21 (13.73%) Oracle
19 21 (13.73%) OOD
20 20 (13.07%) ETL
20 20 (13.07%) UML
20 20 (13.07%) Apple iOS
21 19 (12.42%) OOP
21 19 (12.42%) Objective-C

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the 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 (5.23%) Node.js
2 5 (3.27%) Confluence
3 2 (1.31%) IIS
4 1 (0.65%) Apache
4 1 (0.65%) Tuxedo
4 1 (0.65%) WildFly
Applications
1 6 (3.92%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.31%) Simulink
Business Applications
1 1 (0.65%) SAP Oil and Gas
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.58%) SaaS
1 7 (4.58%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (16.34%) HTTP
2 24 (15.69%) TCP/IP
3 13 (8.50%) Internet
4 12 (7.84%) DVB
5 9 (5.88%) tcpdump
6 6 (3.92%) Intrusion Detection
7 3 (1.96%) RFID
8 2 (1.31%) Broadband
8 2 (1.31%) LAN
8 2 (1.31%) Multicast
9 1 (0.65%) VoIP
9 1 (0.65%) SNMP
9 1 (0.65%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (13.73%) Big Data
2 17 (11.11%) MySQL
2 17 (11.11%) MongoDB
3 12 (7.84%) NoSQL
4 11 (7.19%) SQL Server
5 8 (5.23%) Amazon Redshift
6 7 (4.58%) Data Mining
6 7 (4.58%) Riak
6 7 (4.58%) Apache Cassandra
7 5 (3.27%) DB2
7 5 (3.27%) Voldemort
7 5 (3.27%) Relational Database
7 5 (3.27%) VoltDB
8 2 (1.31%) HPCC
8 2 (1.31%) Informix
Development Applications
1 14 (9.15%) JIRA
2 11 (7.19%) Visual Studio
3 8 (5.23%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.92%) Subversion
4 6 (3.92%) JUnit
4 6 (3.92%) Jenkins
5 4 (2.61%) Rational Rhapsody
6 3 (1.96%) Rational DOORS
6 3 (1.96%) Git (software)
7 1 (0.65%) StarTeam
7 1 (0.65%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.65%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (10.46%) Multimedia
2 10 (6.54%) Telecoms
2 10 (6.54%) Advertising
3 9 (5.88%) Marketing
4 8 (5.23%) Electronics
5 6 (3.92%) Finance
5 6 (3.92%) Aerospace
6 5 (3.27%) Military
7 4 (2.61%) Automotive
7 4 (2.61%) Manufacturing
8 2 (1.31%) Games
8 2 (1.31%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 65 (42.48%) Software Engineer
2 51 (33.33%) Developer
3 18 (11.76%) Software Developer
3 18 (11.76%) C++ Developer
4 12 (7.84%) Team Leader
5 8 (5.23%) Architect
6 7 (4.58%) Test Engineer
6 7 (4.58%) C++ Software Engineer
6 7 (4.58%) Automation Engineer
6 7 (4.58%) Test Automation Engineer
7 6 (3.92%) Technical Leader
7 6 (3.92%) Android Developer
7 6 (3.92%) Software Architect
8 5 (3.27%) Junior
8 5 (3.27%) Graduate
8 5 (3.27%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (3.27%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (2.61%) Junior Developer
9 4 (2.61%) C# Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (15.69%) .NET
2 16 (10.46%) STL
2 16 (10.46%) PlayReady
3 14 (9.15%) HTML
3 14 (9.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 6 (3.92%) JSON
4 6 (3.92%) REST
4 6 (3.92%) Android SDK
4 6 (3.92%) Web Services
4 6 (3.92%) ASP.NET
4 6 (3.92%) CSS
5 5 (3.27%) Ajax
5 5 (3.27%) iOS SDK
5 5 (3.27%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (2.61%) GStreamer
6 4 (2.61%) POCO
6 4 (2.61%) WPF
6 4 (2.61%) Widevine
6 4 (2.61%) OpenGL
7 3 (1.96%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 33 (21.57%) Computer Science
2 24 (15.69%) DTV
3 17 (11.11%) IPTV
3 17 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 11 (7.19%) Algorithms
5 9 (5.88%) iPhone
6 8 (5.23%) iPad
6 8 (5.23%) Cryptography
7 7 (4.58%) User Experience
7 7 (4.58%) Data Structures
8 6 (3.92%) Client/Server
9 5 (3.27%) Grid Computing
10 4 (2.61%) Streaming Video
10 4 (2.61%) Physics
10 4 (2.61%) Mobile App
11 3 (1.96%) Web 2.0
11 3 (1.96%) 3D Graphics
12 2 (1.31%) GIS
12 2 (1.31%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.31%) Device Driver
Operating Systems
1 50 (32.68%) Windows
2 48 (31.37%) Linux
3 22 (14.38%) Android
4 20 (13.07%) Apple iOS
5 13 (8.50%) UNIX
6 12 (7.84%) Mac OS
7 8 (5.23%) Mac OS X
8 2 (1.31%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (55.56%) Software Engineering
2 82 (53.59%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (22.88%) Scrum
4 30 (19.61%) OO
5 29 (18.95%) SDLC
6 24 (15.69%) Cyber Security
7 21 (13.73%) Continuous Integration
7 21 (13.73%) OOD
8 20 (13.07%) ETL
8 20 (13.07%) UML
9 19 (12.42%) OOP
10 17 (11.11%) MVC
11 15 (9.80%) Regression Testing
11 15 (9.80%) TDD
11 15 (9.80%) Functional Programming
12 14 (9.15%) Software Testing
13 13 (8.50%) Android Development
13 13 (8.50%) BDD
13 13 (8.50%) Bug Management
14 12 (7.84%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 91 (59.48%) Java
2 65 (42.48%) C
3 46 (30.07%) SQL
4 45 (29.41%) JavaScript
5 40 (26.14%) C#
6 37 (24.18%) Python
7 19 (12.42%) Objective-C
8 16 (10.46%) PHP
9 15 (9.80%) Haskell
9 15 (9.80%) Erlang
9 15 (9.80%) Perl
10 13 (8.50%) Ruby
10 13 (8.50%) Lisp
11 7 (4.58%) Embedded C
11 7 (4.58%) Korn
11 7 (4.58%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.92%) Clojure
12 6 (3.92%) Scala
12 6 (3.92%) Embedded C++
13 5 (3.27%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 42 (27.45%) Degree
2 11 (7.19%) ISEB
3 6 (3.92%) Security Cleared
4 3 (1.96%) SC Cleared
5 2 (1.31%) ISTQB
5 2 (1.31%) PhD
6 1 (0.65%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.61%) QA
2 2 (1.31%) DO-178B
2 2 (1.31%) ISO 9001
2 2 (1.31%) TickIT
3 1 (0.65%) SLA
System Software
1 9 (5.88%) Snort
2 5 (3.27%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (13.73%) Oracle
2 13 (8.50%) Apple
3 8 (5.23%) TOWER Software
3 8 (5.23%) Perforce
4 7 (4.58%) Microsoft
5 4 (2.61%) Green Hills
6 2 (1.31%) Zend
7 1 (0.65%) Coverity
7 1 (0.65%) Motorola
7 1 (0.65%) SAP
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Opus Recruitment Solutions Ltd
Salary: £25000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £37000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Intapeople
Salary: £0 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 4 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Nakama
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum + Benefits Package
Posted: 5 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Randstad Technologies
Salary: £28000.00 - £35000.00 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Monmouthshire
People Source Consulting
Salary: £30000 - £55000 per annum
Posted: 6 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £50,000 to £68,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
Sapiens (UK) Insurance Software Solutions Ltd
Salary: From £20,000 to £45,000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 22 days ago