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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 28 37 31
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 86 64 80
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 6.22% 5.26% 6.32%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.11% 11.68% 10.78%
Number of salaries quoted 68 62 63
Average salary £40,000 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £28,100 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,000 £40,800
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
656 548 742
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wales 47.43% 45.07% 58.66%
Number of salaries quoted 561 487 662
Average salary £35,500 £33,500 £33,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.97% +1.51%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £26,000 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £41,500 £44,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 24 April 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 24 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
South Wales +17 86 £40,000 +17.64% 4
C++
UK

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 24 April 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++.

1 107 (55.44%) C
2 84 (43.52%) Software Engineering
3 83 (43.01%) Java
4 67 (34.72%) Windows
5 60 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
6 55 (28.50%) JavaScript
7 51 (26.42%) OO
8 46 (23.83%) Degree
9 45 (23.32%) Computer Science
10 41 (21.24%) Linux
11 39 (20.21%) Mac OS
12 37 (19.17%) OOP
13 33 (17.10%) Objective-C
13 33 (17.10%) Apple iOS
14 31 (16.06%) OOD
15 30 (15.54%) HTML
16 29 (15.03%) HTTP
17 27 (13.99%) SQL
17 27 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
18 26 (13.47%) IPTV
18 26 (13.47%) PHP
18 26 (13.47%) Internet
19 25 (12.95%) DVB
19 25 (12.95%) JIRA
19 25 (12.95%) Android
20 24 (12.44%) Big Data
20 24 (12.44%) Web Application Development
20 24 (12.44%) DRM
20 24 (12.44%) DTV
20 24 (12.44%) C#

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Wales by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 (4.15%) Apache
2 5 (2.59%) Confluence
3 4 (2.07%) SAS
4 2 (1.04%) Node.js
5 1 (0.52%) IIS
Applications
1 4 (2.07%) MS Excel
1 4 (2.07%) SPSS
1 4 (2.07%) EViews
2 1 (0.52%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 12 (6.22%) PaaS
2 3 (1.55%) SaaS
3 1 (0.52%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 29 (15.03%) HTTP
2 26 (13.47%) Internet
3 25 (12.95%) DVB
4 12 (6.22%) TCP/IP
5 9 (4.66%) RFID
6 5 (2.59%) Network Security
7 3 (1.55%) tcpdump
7 3 (1.55%) Intrusion Detection
8 2 (1.04%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 24 (12.44%) Big Data
2 14 (7.25%) MySQL
3 13 (6.74%) Data Mining
4 7 (3.63%) SQL Server
5 6 (3.11%) Relational Database
6 3 (1.55%) MongoDB
6 3 (1.55%) NoSQL
7 2 (1.04%) RDBMS
7 2 (1.04%) VoltDB
7 2 (1.04%) Amazon Redshift
7 2 (1.04%) HPCC
8 1 (0.52%) Voldemort
8 1 (0.52%) DB2
8 1 (0.52%) Riak
8 1 (0.52%) Apache Cassandra
Development Applications
1 25 (12.95%) JIRA
2 8 (4.15%) Visual Studio
2 8 (4.15%) Jenkins
3 7 (3.63%) JUnit
3 7 (3.63%) Cucumber
4 6 (3.11%) Git (software)
5 5 (2.59%) WiX
5 5 (2.59%) MSI
5 5 (2.59%) Xcode
6 3 (1.55%) Subversion
6 3 (1.55%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 22 (11.40%) Multimedia
2 15 (7.77%) Advertising
3 14 (7.25%) Electronics
4 12 (6.22%) Marketing
5 11 (5.70%) Finance
6 5 (2.59%) Aerospace
7 4 (2.07%) Telecoms
8 3 (1.55%) Automotive
9 2 (1.04%) Military
9 2 (1.04%) Retail
10 1 (0.52%) Banking
10 1 (0.52%) Retail Banking
Job Titles
1 73 (37.82%) Developer
2 52 (26.94%) Software Engineer
3 27 (13.99%) Software Developer
4 22 (11.40%) C++ Developer
5 19 (9.84%) Architect
6 17 (8.81%) Senior Developer
7 16 (8.29%) Team Leader
8 15 (7.77%) C++ Software Engineer
9 12 (6.22%) Analyst
9 12 (6.22%) Software Architect
9 12 (6.22%) Software Manager
10 11 (5.70%) Senior Software Developer
11 10 (5.18%) Development Manager
11 10 (5.18%) Senior Architect
12 9 (4.66%) iOS Developer
12 9 (4.66%) Test Analyst
12 9 (4.66%) Software Development Manager
13 8 (4.15%) Senior Software Architect
13 8 (4.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 8 (4.15%) Desktop Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (15.54%) HTML
2 21 (10.88%) Web Services
3 13 (6.74%) Qt
4 12 (6.22%) .NET
5 11 (5.70%) CSS
5 11 (5.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 9 (4.66%) STL
6 9 (4.66%) Ajax
7 8 (4.15%) OpenGL
7 8 (4.15%) J2EE
7 8 (4.15%) GStreamer
7 8 (4.15%) WebKit
8 7 (3.63%) Spring
9 6 (3.11%) JSON
9 6 (3.11%) REST
10 5 (2.59%) Cocoa Touch
10 5 (2.59%) iOS SDK
10 5 (2.59%) Cocoa
10 5 (2.59%) XML
11 4 (2.07%) POSIX
Miscellaneous
1 45 (23.32%) Computer Science
2 27 (13.99%) Analytical Skills
3 26 (13.47%) IPTV
4 24 (12.44%) DTV
5 18 (9.33%) iPhone
6 16 (8.29%) iPad
6 16 (8.29%) Cryptography
7 15 (7.77%) Digital Media
8 14 (7.25%) Algorithms
9 12 (6.22%) Over-the-Top Content
9 12 (6.22%) Streaming Video
10 11 (5.70%) Client/Server
11 9 (4.66%) Web 2.0
12 8 (4.15%) Data Structures
12 8 (4.15%) Mobile App
12 8 (4.15%) Video on Demand
13 6 (3.11%) User Experience
14 4 (2.07%) Life Science
15 3 (1.55%) Physics
15 3 (1.55%) Grid Computing
Operating Systems
1 67 (34.72%) Windows
2 41 (21.24%) Linux
3 39 (20.21%) Mac OS
4 33 (17.10%) Apple iOS
5 25 (12.95%) Android
6 18 (9.33%) UNIX
7 16 (8.29%) Mac OS X
8 1 (0.52%) CentOS
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 84 (43.52%) Software Engineering
2 60 (31.09%) Agile Software Development
3 51 (26.42%) OO
4 37 (19.17%) OOP
5 31 (16.06%) OOD
6 24 (12.44%) DRM
6 24 (12.44%) UML
6 24 (12.44%) Web Application Development
7 22 (11.40%) Continuous Integration
7 22 (11.40%) Scrum
8 20 (10.36%) iOS Development
9 16 (8.29%) Cyber Security
10 13 (6.74%) BDD
10 13 (6.74%) TDD
11 12 (6.22%) E-Commerce
11 12 (6.22%) Manual Testing
11 12 (6.22%) Android Development
11 12 (6.22%) Mentoring
11 12 (6.22%) Coaching
11 12 (6.22%) Mobile Marketing
Programming Languages
1 107 (55.44%) C
2 83 (43.01%) Java
3 55 (28.50%) JavaScript
4 33 (17.10%) Objective-C
5 27 (13.99%) SQL
6 26 (13.47%) PHP
7 24 (12.44%) C#
8 21 (10.88%) Python
9 19 (9.84%) Embedded C
9 19 (9.84%) Perl
9 19 (9.84%) Ruby
10 16 (8.29%) Embedded C++
11 7 (3.63%) Bash Shell
12 6 (3.11%) MATLAB
12 6 (3.11%) Korn
13 4 (2.07%) Erlang
13 4 (2.07%) R
14 2 (1.04%) Shell Script
15 1 (0.52%) VB
15 1 (0.52%) Haskell
Qualifications
1 46 (23.83%) Degree
2 6 (3.11%) ISEB
3 2 (1.04%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.52%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 20 (10.36%) QA
2 5 (2.59%) GAMP
3 2 (1.04%) IEC 61508
4 1 (0.52%) Basel II
System Software
1 9 (4.66%) Firmware
2 3 (1.55%) Snort
Vendors
1 20 (10.36%) Perforce
2 19 (9.84%) Apple
3 9 (4.66%) Google
4 6 (3.11%) Microsoft
4 6 (3.11%) TOWER Software
5 5 (2.59%) Sybase
6 3 (1.55%) Oracle
6 3 (1.55%) Green Hills
7 2 (1.04%) Zend
8 1 (0.52%) Red Hat
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