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 27 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 23 24 35
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 98 102 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 7.59% 7.80% 5.28%
As % of the Programming Languages category 15.73% 14.45% 10.63%
Number of salaries quoted 66 97 51
Average salary £34,000 £37,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.33% +4.16%
90% offered a salary of more than £20,000 £30,450 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
623 706 508
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 48.26% 53.98% 49.71%
Number of salaries quoted 552 648 466
Average salary £34,000 £33,000 £34,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+3.03% -2.94%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £26,500 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £42,500
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -3 77 £34,000 -9.33% 4
Mid Wales 0 18 - - 3
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 83 (51.55%) Software Engineering
2 81 (50.31%) Java
3 66 (40.99%) C
4 50 (31.06%) Degree
5 45 (27.95%) JavaScript
6 44 (27.33%) Computer Science
7 43 (26.71%) HTML
7 43 (26.71%) UML
8 39 (24.22%) SQL
9 37 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
10 36 (22.36%) .NET
11 34 (21.12%) OO
12 31 (19.25%) C#
12 31 (19.25%) OOD
13 30 (18.63%) Scrum
14 28 (17.39%) Windows
14 28 (17.39%) CSS
15 27 (16.77%) OOP
16 26 (16.15%) Multimedia
17 24 (14.91%) Linux
18 22 (13.66%) HTML5
19 18 (11.18%) Aerospace
19 18 (11.18%) UNIX
19 18 (11.18%) Mac OS
19 18 (11.18%) Android
20 17 (10.56%) CSS3
20 17 (10.56%) Python
20 17 (10.56%) Web Services
21 16 (9.94%) PHP
21 16 (9.94%) DTV

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 4 (2.48%) Confluence
2 2 (1.24%) Node.js
3 1 (0.62%) CMS
3 1 (0.62%) Umbraco
Applications
1 7 (4.35%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.62%) Simulink
2 1 (0.62%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 4 (2.48%) SaaS
2 3 (1.86%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 14 (8.70%) HTTP
2 7 (4.35%) Wireshark
3 6 (3.73%) TCP/IP
4 5 (3.11%) Ethernet
5 1 (0.62%) GSM
5 1 (0.62%) tcpdump
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (6.83%) Relational Database
2 5 (3.11%) SQL Server
3 3 (1.86%) RDBMS
4 2 (1.24%) Riak
4 2 (1.24%) MySQL
5 1 (0.62%) DB2
5 1 (0.62%) MS Access
5 1 (0.62%) Big Data
5 1 (0.62%) Oracle Database
Development Applications
1 8 (4.97%) PowerBuilder
2 7 (4.35%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.73%) Xcode
3 6 (3.73%) Jenkins
4 4 (2.48%) JIRA
4 4 (2.48%) Fiddler
5 3 (1.86%) Rational DOORS
5 3 (1.86%) ClearQuest
5 3 (1.86%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.86%) Ant
6 2 (1.24%) JUnit
6 2 (1.24%) Hudson
7 1 (0.62%) Grunt
7 1 (0.62%) Team Foundation Server
7 1 (0.62%) Selenium
7 1 (0.62%) CruiseControl
General
1 26 (16.15%) Multimedia
2 18 (11.18%) Aerospace
3 11 (6.83%) Electronics
4 7 (4.35%) Finance
5 6 (3.73%) Manufacturing
6 5 (3.11%) Telecoms
7 3 (1.86%) Billing
7 3 (1.86%) Advertising
8 1 (0.62%) Games
Job Titles
1 82 (50.93%) Developer
2 70 (43.48%) Software Engineer
3 41 (25.47%) Software Developer
4 25 (15.53%) C++ Developer
5 23 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 20 (12.42%) Senior Software Engineer
7 18 (11.18%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 13 (8.07%) Graduate
9 12 (7.45%) Test Engineer
10 11 (6.83%) C++ Software Developer
11 10 (6.21%) C++ Software Engineer
11 10 (6.21%) Graduate Developer
12 8 (4.97%) C Software Engineer
13 5 (3.11%) C Developer
13 5 (3.11%) Junior
14 4 (2.48%) Project Manager
14 4 (2.48%) Web Developer
14 4 (2.48%) Senior Manager
14 4 (2.48%) Senior Project Manager
14 4 (2.48%) Software Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 43 (26.71%) HTML
2 36 (22.36%) .NET
3 28 (17.39%) CSS
4 22 (13.66%) HTML5
5 17 (10.56%) CSS3
5 17 (10.56%) Web Services
6 10 (6.21%) XML
7 9 (5.59%) Qt
8 6 (3.73%) WPF
8 6 (3.73%) ASP.NET
9 5 (3.11%) STL
9 5 (3.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
9 5 (3.11%) iOS SDK
10 4 (2.48%) jQuery
10 4 (2.48%) SVG
11 2 (1.24%) Hibernate
11 2 (1.24%) Spring
11 2 (1.24%) JSON
11 2 (1.24%) J2EE
11 2 (1.24%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 44 (27.33%) Computer Science
2 16 (9.94%) DTV
3 14 (8.70%) IPTV
4 10 (6.21%) Mathematics
5 6 (3.73%) GIS
5 6 (3.73%) Digital Media
6 5 (3.11%) Embedded Systems
6 5 (3.11%) N-Tier
6 5 (3.11%) Physics
7 4 (2.48%) iPhone
8 3 (1.86%) Arduino
8 3 (1.86%) Grid Computing
9 1 (0.62%) Interactive TV
9 1 (0.62%) Management Information System
Operating Systems
1 28 (17.39%) Windows
2 24 (14.91%) Linux
3 18 (11.18%) Android
3 18 (11.18%) Mac OS
3 18 (11.18%) UNIX
4 10 (6.21%) Apple iOS
5 4 (2.48%) CentOS
6 3 (1.86%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 1 (0.62%) OS/2
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (51.55%) Software Engineering
2 43 (26.71%) UML
3 37 (22.98%) Agile Software Development
4 34 (21.12%) OO
5 31 (19.25%) OOD
6 30 (18.63%) Scrum
7 27 (16.77%) OOP
8 16 (9.94%) Integration Testing
9 14 (8.70%) Requirements Analysis
10 13 (8.07%) Unit Testing
11 12 (7.45%) TDD
12 11 (6.83%) System Testing
13 8 (4.97%) Software Testing
13 8 (4.97%) Regression Testing
13 8 (4.97%) Configuration Management
13 8 (4.97%) BDD
14 7 (4.35%) Android Development
14 7 (4.35%) Change Management
15 6 (3.73%) Cyber Security
16 5 (3.11%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 81 (50.31%) Java
2 66 (40.99%) C
3 45 (27.95%) JavaScript
4 39 (24.22%) SQL
5 31 (19.25%) C#
6 17 (10.56%) Python
7 16 (9.94%) PHP
8 13 (8.07%) Perl
9 12 (7.45%) Objective-C
10 10 (6.21%) Ruby
11 8 (4.97%) Embedded C
11 8 (4.97%) Bash Shell
12 7 (4.35%) Korn
13 6 (3.73%) Embedded C++
14 5 (3.11%) VB.NET
14 5 (3.11%) Erlang
15 4 (2.48%) VC++
15 4 (2.48%) Assembly Language
16 2 (1.24%) PHP5
17 1 (0.62%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 50 (31.06%) Degree
2 2 (1.24%) DV Cleared
2 2 (1.24%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 15 (9.32%) IEC 61508
2 10 (6.21%) QA
3 4 (2.48%) DO-178B
4 1 (0.62%) ISO 9001
4 1 (0.62%) TickIT
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 12207
4 1 (0.62%) ISO/IEC 15504 (SPICE)
System Software
1 1 (0.62%) Snort
Vendors
1 10 (6.21%) Oracle
2 9 (5.59%) Microsoft
3 7 (4.35%) Red Hat
4 5 (3.11%) Perforce
5 3 (1.86%) Coverity
5 3 (1.86%) Wind River
6 2 (1.24%) Google
6 2 (1.24%) Zend
7 1 (0.62%) Remedy
7 1 (0.62%) TOWER Software
7 1 (0.62%) EMC
7 1 (0.62%) Embarcadero
7 1 (0.62%) Sybase
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