The first table below looks at the demand 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 25 July 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Programming Languages category for the Wales region.

Location
3 months to
25 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 32 13 29
Rank change year-on-year
-19 +16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 84 129 58
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.28% 10.35% 6.06%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.10% 19.17% 11.37%
Number of salaries quoted 60 120 50
Average salary £32,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-13.33% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £19,750 £30,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £47,000 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%
Programming Languages Category
Wales
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
641 673 510
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.94% 54.01% 53.29%
Number of salaries quoted 576 610 470
Average salary £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.07% -
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
C++
UK

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 25 July 2014.

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 25 July 2014. 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 -21 70 £32,500 -13.33% 12
Mid Wales +2 13 £40,000 -11.11% 2
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 90 (61.64%) Java
2 82 (56.16%) Software Engineering
3 53 (36.30%) JavaScript
4 51 (34.93%) C
5 44 (30.14%) HTML
6 41 (28.08%) SQL
7 39 (26.71%) OO
8 37 (25.34%) .NET
8 37 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
9 36 (24.66%) UML
10 35 (23.97%) Degree
11 32 (21.92%) CSS
12 29 (19.86%) Computer Science
13 27 (18.49%) C#
14 25 (17.12%) OOD
15 24 (16.44%) Scrum
15 24 (16.44%) Android
16 22 (15.07%) HTML5
16 22 (15.07%) Multimedia
16 22 (15.07%) Linux
17 19 (13.01%) OOP
18 18 (12.33%) Windows
19 17 (11.64%) CSS3
20 16 (10.96%) Requirements Analysis
21 15 (10.27%) Web Services
21 15 (10.27%) PHP
22 14 (9.59%) Objective-C
23 13 (8.90%) UNIX
23 13 (8.90%) Apple iOS
24 12 (8.22%) Integration Testing

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 25 July 2014, 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 3 (2.05%) Node.js
2 1 (0.68%) WebLogic
2 1 (0.68%) IIS
2 1 (0.68%) Tomcat
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint
2 1 (0.68%) Documentum
2 1 (0.68%) CMS
2 1 (0.68%) Captiva
2 1 (0.68%) Umbraco
2 1 (0.68%) Confluence
2 1 (0.68%) SharePoint 2010
Applications
1 6 (4.11%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.68%) Simulink
2 1 (0.68%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.05%) Cloud Computing
1 3 (2.05%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 6 (4.11%) HTTP
2 5 (3.42%) Ethernet
3 4 (2.74%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.37%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (6.85%) Relational Database
2 7 (4.79%) SQL Server
3 3 (2.05%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.37%) Riak
4 2 (1.37%) MySQL
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Database
5 1 (0.68%) DB2
5 1 (0.68%) Oracle Reports
5 1 (0.68%) MS Access
Development Applications
1 7 (4.79%) PowerBuilder
2 6 (4.11%) Xcode
3 5 (3.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (2.74%) ClearQuest
4 4 (2.74%) Ant
5 3 (2.05%) JUnit
5 3 (2.05%) ClearCase
5 3 (2.05%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (2.05%) Hudson
5 3 (2.05%) Jenkins
6 2 (1.37%) Subversion
6 2 (1.37%) JIRA
7 1 (0.68%) Selenium
7 1 (0.68%) Fiddler
7 1 (0.68%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.68%) Grunt
7 1 (0.68%) Eclipse
7 1 (0.68%) TestDirector
7 1 (0.68%) CruiseControl
General
1 22 (15.07%) Multimedia
2 12 (8.22%) Aerospace
3 9 (6.16%) Electronics
4 6 (4.11%) Finance
5 5 (3.42%) Telecoms
6 4 (2.74%) Manufacturing
7 3 (2.05%) Advertising
7 3 (2.05%) Billing
8 1 (0.68%) Games
Job Titles
1 79 (54.11%) Developer
2 64 (43.84%) Software Engineer
3 30 (20.55%) Software Developer
4 18 (12.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 16 (10.96%) Senior Software Engineer
5 16 (10.96%) C++ Developer
6 13 (8.90%) Graduate
7 11 (7.53%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 10 (6.85%) Graduate Developer
9 9 (6.16%) C++ Software Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Test Engineer
10 7 (4.79%) Android Developer
11 5 (3.42%) Junior
12 4 (2.74%) Web Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Senior Developer
12 4 (2.74%) Programmer
12 4 (2.74%) Java Developer
12 4 (2.74%) JavaScript Developer
12 4 (2.74%) C Software Engineer
13 3 (2.05%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 44 (30.14%) HTML
2 37 (25.34%) .NET
3 32 (21.92%) CSS
4 22 (15.07%) HTML5
5 17 (11.64%) CSS3
6 15 (10.27%) Web Services
7 10 (6.85%) XML
8 6 (4.11%) ASP.NET
8 6 (4.11%) SVG
8 6 (4.11%) jQuery
8 6 (4.11%) Qt
8 6 (4.11%) iOS SDK
9 5 (3.42%) Android SDK
10 4 (2.74%) Ext JS
10 4 (2.74%) WPF
10 4 (2.74%) Hibernate
10 4 (2.74%) Spring
10 4 (2.74%) J2EE
11 3 (2.05%) Ajax
11 3 (2.05%) Java EE
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.86%) Computer Science
2 10 (6.85%) Mathematics
3 7 (4.79%) DTV
3 7 (4.79%) Embedded Systems
4 6 (4.11%) iPhone
4 6 (4.11%) IPTV
5 5 (3.42%) N-Tier
5 5 (3.42%) Physics
5 5 (3.42%) Arduino
6 4 (2.74%) GIS
7 3 (2.05%) Management Information System
8 2 (1.37%) Grid Computing
8 2 (1.37%) Digital Media
9 1 (0.68%) Life Science
9 1 (0.68%) Interactive TV
Operating Systems
1 24 (16.44%) Android
2 22 (15.07%) Linux
3 18 (12.33%) Windows
4 13 (8.90%) UNIX
4 13 (8.90%) Apple iOS
5 10 (6.85%) Mac OS
6 1 (0.68%) CentOS
6 1 (0.68%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 1 (0.68%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 82 (56.16%) Software Engineering
2 39 (26.71%) OO
3 37 (25.34%) Agile Software Development
4 36 (24.66%) UML
5 25 (17.12%) OOD
6 24 (16.44%) Scrum
7 19 (13.01%) OOP
8 16 (10.96%) Requirements Analysis
9 12 (8.22%) Integration Testing
10 11 (7.53%) Android Development
11 9 (6.16%) Unit Testing
12 8 (5.48%) TDD
12 8 (5.48%) Software Testing
13 7 (4.79%) System Testing
14 6 (4.11%) Release Management
14 6 (4.11%) iOS Development
15 5 (3.42%) Business Development
15 5 (3.42%) Risk Analysis
16 4 (2.74%) Low Latency
16 4 (2.74%) Cyber Security
Programming Languages
1 90 (61.64%) Java
2 53 (36.30%) JavaScript
3 51 (34.93%) C
4 41 (28.08%) SQL
5 27 (18.49%) C#
6 15 (10.27%) PHP
7 14 (9.59%) Objective-C
8 9 (6.16%) Python
8 9 (6.16%) Perl
9 5 (3.42%) Embedded C
9 5 (3.42%) Embedded C++
9 5 (3.42%) VB.NET
10 4 (2.74%) VC++
11 3 (2.05%) Erlang
11 3 (2.05%) Assembly Language
11 3 (2.05%) Ruby
12 2 (1.37%) Korn
12 2 (1.37%) PHP5
12 2 (1.37%) Delphi
12 2 (1.37%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 35 (23.97%) Degree
2 3 (2.05%) Security Cleared
3 2 (1.37%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (6.16%) QA
1 9 (6.16%) IEC 61508
2 4 (2.74%) DO-178B
3 1 (0.68%) ISO 9001
3 1 (0.68%) TickIT
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 12207
3 1 (0.68%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
Vendors
1 11 (7.53%) Oracle
2 8 (5.48%) Microsoft
3 5 (3.42%) Perforce
4 3 (2.05%) Coverity
4 3 (2.05%) Wind River
5 2 (1.37%) Zend
5 2 (1.37%) Embarcadero
5 2 (1.37%) Red Hat
6 1 (0.68%) Remedy
6 1 (0.68%) BEA
6 1 (0.68%) Sybase
6 1 (0.68%) Business Objects
6 1 (0.68%) JBoss
6 1 (0.68%) Google
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