The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South Wales / Cardiff
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 52 33 39
Rank change year-on-year -19 +6  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 13 43 32
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.34% 6.16% 4.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.22% 11.38% 9.14%
Number of salaries quoted 12 37 24
Median salary £36,250 £40,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.37% -11.11%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £34,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £52,500 £61,750
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Cardiff
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 308 378 350
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Cardiff 55.40% 54.15% 52.95%
Number of salaries quoted 280 315 302
Median salary £37,500 £40,000 £36,250
Median salary % change year-on-year -6.25% +10.34%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £26,500 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £50,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.23% +1.25%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Cardiff citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Cardiff

C++
Salary Trend in Cardiff

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

Salary trend for C++ in Cardiff

C++
Salary Histogram in Cardiff

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Cardiff over the 3 months to 27 March 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Cardiff

C++
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 27 March 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Cardiff region with a requirement for C++.

1 24 (70.59%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) C#
3 19 (55.88%) Python
4 16 (47.06%) PHP
4 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
5 14 (41.18%) Degree
6 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
7 12 (35.29%) HTML
7 12 (35.29%) CSS
7 12 (35.29%) C
7 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
8 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
9 10 (29.41%) Games
10 9 (26.47%) Objective-C
10 9 (26.47%) OO
11 8 (23.53%) Ruby
11 8 (23.53%) Scrum
11 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
12 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
12 7 (20.59%) Windows
12 7 (20.59%) .NET
12 7 (20.59%) DevOps
12 7 (20.59%) User Experience
12 7 (20.59%) SDLC
13 6 (17.65%) gulp
13 6 (17.65%) React
13 6 (17.65%) webpack
13 6 (17.65%) Apple Swift
13 6 (17.65%) Angular 2
13 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL

C++
Co-occurring IT Skills in Cardiff by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 5 (14.71%) Apache Spark
1 5 (14.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (5.88%) Documentum
2 2 (5.88%) FileNet
2 2 (5.88%) IIS
2 2 (5.88%) SharePoint
2 2 (5.88%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.88%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 3 (8.82%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.94%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
1 6 (17.65%) MySQL
1 6 (17.65%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (14.71%) Apache Cassandra
2 5 (14.71%) Big Data
2 5 (14.71%) Hadoop
2 5 (14.71%) NoSQL
3 2 (5.88%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 2 (5.88%) Riak
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server
3 2 (5.88%) SQL Server 2008
4 1 (2.94%) Data Mining
4 1 (2.94%) GIS
4 1 (2.94%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 7 (20.59%) Git (software)
2 6 (17.65%) Grunt
2 6 (17.65%) gulp
2 6 (17.65%) webpack
3 1 (2.94%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.94%) Subversion
3 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 10 (29.41%) Games
2 3 (8.82%) Marketing
3 2 (5.88%) Finance
3 2 (5.88%) Telecoms
3 2 (5.88%) Welsh Language
4 1 (2.94%) Advertising
4 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 24 (70.59%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Software Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Agile Developer
3 7 (20.59%) Software Engineer
4 6 (17.65%) Web Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Java Developer
5 3 (8.82%) Junior
5 3 (8.82%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (8.82%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Documentum Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Erlang Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Full Stack Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Java Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Junior Java Consultant
6 2 (5.88%) Senior C++ Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Senior Developer
6 2 (5.88%) SharePoint Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (35.29%) CSS
1 12 (35.29%) HTML
2 8 (23.53%) AngularJS
3 7 (20.59%) .NET
4 6 (17.65%) Angular 2
4 6 (17.65%) Django
4 6 (17.65%) HTML5
4 6 (17.65%) Node.js
4 6 (17.65%) React
4 6 (17.65%) Sass
5 4 (11.76%) iOS SDK
6 3 (8.82%) Java EE
7 2 (5.88%) STL
8 1 (2.94%) Ajax
8 1 (2.94%) DirectX
8 1 (2.94%) JSON
8 1 (2.94%) OpenGL
8 1 (2.94%) Qt
8 1 (2.94%) WPF
8 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 11 (32.35%) Computer Science
2 7 (20.59%) User Experience
3 6 (17.65%) Mobile App
4 2 (5.88%) Clustering
4 2 (5.88%) CUDA
5 1 (2.94%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Windows
2 6 (17.65%) Linux
3 5 (14.71%) Android
3 5 (14.71%) Apple iOS
4 3 (8.82%) Unix
5 1 (2.94%) Mac OS X
5 1 (2.94%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (47.06%) Agile Software Development
2 12 (35.29%) Software Engineering
3 9 (26.47%) OO
4 8 (23.53%) Scrum
5 7 (20.59%) DevOps
5 7 (20.59%) SDLC
6 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
6 6 (17.65%) OOP
6 6 (17.65%) Web Development
7 3 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
7 3 (8.82%) Cross-Platform Development
7 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
8 2 (5.88%) Android Development
8 2 (5.88%) API Development
8 2 (5.88%) Functional Programming
8 2 (5.88%) iOS Development
8 2 (5.88%) Load Balancing
8 2 (5.88%) Multithreading
8 2 (5.88%) Parallel Computing
8 2 (5.88%) Visualisation
Programming Languages
1 24 (70.59%) Java
2 20 (58.82%) C#
3 19 (55.88%) Python
4 16 (47.06%) PHP
5 13 (38.24%) JavaScript
6 12 (35.29%) C
7 9 (26.47%) Objective-C
8 8 (23.53%) Ruby
9 6 (17.65%) Apple Swift
10 3 (8.82%) Perl
11 2 (5.88%) Clojure
11 2 (5.88%) Erlang
11 2 (5.88%) Haskell
11 2 (5.88%) Scala
12 1 (2.94%) Assembly Language
12 1 (2.94%) Fortran
12 1 (2.94%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 14 (41.18%) Degree
2 1 (2.94%) ISEB
2 1 (2.94%) ISTQB
2 1 (2.94%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.94%) DO-178B
1 1 (2.94%) IEC 61508
1 1 (2.94%) MISRA
1 1 (2.94%) MISRA C
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 2 (5.88%) IBM
1 2 (5.88%) Microsoft
1 2 (5.88%) OpenText
1 2 (5.88%) Oracle
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