Period
to 23 November 2017

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 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South Wales > Cardiff
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 59 61 64
Rank change year-on-year +2 +3 -26
Permanent jobs citing C++ 20 50 50
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 2.45% 3.63% 3.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.13% 6.90% 6.33%
Number of salaries quoted 17 49 39
Cardiff median annual salary £34,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -20.00% - +21.43%
10th Percentile £22,800 £27,000 £28,750
90th Percentile £56,250 £54,250 £65,250
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +2.86%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Cardiff with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Cardiff
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 390 725 790
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Cardiff 47.74% 52.57% 50.67%
Number of salaries quoted 356 679 665
Cardiff median annual salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +7.14% - -
10th Percentile £24,625 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £52,500 £53,750 £48,750
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
% change year-on-year +8.57% - -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Cardiff

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Cardiff.

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 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ in Cardiff

For the 6 months to 23 November 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 14 (70.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 9 (45.00%) OO
4 8 (40.00%) Python
4 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
5 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
6 6 (30.00%) OOP
6 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
7 5 (25.00%) RESTful
7 5 (25.00%) Microservices
8 4 (20.00%) Kafka
8 4 (20.00%) Ansible
8 4 (20.00%) Thymeleaf
8 4 (20.00%) Spring Boot
8 4 (20.00%) Terraform
8 4 (20.00%) Android
8 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
8 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
8 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
8 4 (20.00%) Go
8 4 (20.00%) Linux
8 4 (20.00%) PHP
8 4 (20.00%) Games
8 4 (20.00%) Web Development
8 4 (20.00%) Degree
8 4 (20.00%) TDD
8 4 (20.00%) Spring

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 4 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (5.00%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (40.00%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (15.00%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (10.00%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (10.00%) HTTP
2 1 (5.00%) Network Security
2 1 (5.00%) SMS
2 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (20.00%) MongoDB
2 1 (5.00%) Big Data
2 1 (5.00%) Hadoop
2 1 (5.00%) MySQL
2 1 (5.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 1 (5.00%) Atlassian Bamboo
1 1 (5.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (5.00%) Jenkins
1 1 (5.00%) SoapUI
1 1 (5.00%) Visual Studio
General
1 4 (20.00%) Games
2 2 (10.00%) Welsh Language
3 1 (5.00%) Manufacturing
3 1 (5.00%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 11 (55.00%) Developer
2 8 (40.00%) Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C++ Developer
3 4 (20.00%) C++ Software Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Senior Developer
3 4 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate Developer
4 3 (15.00%) Graduate Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Java Software Developer
5 2 (10.00%) Junior
5 2 (10.00%) Junior Software Engineer
5 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Agile Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Graduate C++ Software Developer
6 1 (5.00%) iOS Android Developer
6 1 (5.00%) Java Android Developer
6 1 (5.00%) JavaScript Engineer
6 1 (5.00%) Software Engineering Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 5 (25.00%) RESTful
2 4 (20.00%) Kafka
2 4 (20.00%) Spring
2 4 (20.00%) Spring Boot
2 4 (20.00%) Thymeleaf
3 2 (10.00%) HTML
3 2 (10.00%) HTML5
3 2 (10.00%) MXNet
3 2 (10.00%) TensorFlow
4 1 (5.00%) .NET
4 1 (5.00%) AngularJS
4 1 (5.00%) Express
4 1 (5.00%) Natural Language Processing
4 1 (5.00%) Node.js
4 1 (5.00%) SOAP
4 1 (5.00%) STL
4 1 (5.00%) Twitter Bootstrap
4 1 (5.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (15.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Greenfield Project
2 1 (5.00%) Mobile App
2 1 (5.00%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 4 (20.00%) Android
1 4 (20.00%) Apple iOS
1 4 (20.00%) Linux
2 1 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 10 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 10 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 9 (45.00%) OO
3 8 (40.00%) Scrum
4 7 (35.00%) Test Automation
5 6 (30.00%) OOP
6 5 (25.00%) Microservices
7 4 (20.00%) TDD
7 4 (20.00%) Web Development
8 2 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
8 2 (10.00%) DevOps
8 2 (10.00%) Functional Programming
8 2 (10.00%) Functional Testing
8 2 (10.00%) Machine Learning
8 2 (10.00%) Online Security
8 2 (10.00%) OOD
9 1 (5.00%) Artificial Intelligence
9 1 (5.00%) Data Migration
9 1 (5.00%) Non-Functional Testing
9 1 (5.00%) User Acceptance Testing
Programming Languages
1 14 (70.00%) Java
2 10 (50.00%) C#
3 8 (40.00%) Python
4 6 (30.00%) JavaScript
5 4 (20.00%) Go
5 4 (20.00%) PHP
6 3 (15.00%) C
7 2 (10.00%) Erlang
7 2 (10.00%) Objective-C
7 2 (10.00%) Perl
8 1 (5.00%) Apple Swift
8 1 (5.00%) Bash Shell
8 1 (5.00%) Embedded C++
8 1 (5.00%) Haskell
8 1 (5.00%) Korn
8 1 (5.00%) Lisp
8 1 (5.00%) Ruby
8 1 (5.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 4 (20.00%) Degree
2 2 (10.00%) PhD
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB
3 1 (5.00%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
System Software
1 2 (10.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (20.00%) Ansible
1 4 (20.00%) Terraform
2 1 (5.00%) Backup Exec
2 1 (5.00%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (5.00%) NetBackup
2 1 (5.00%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (5.00%) arcserve
1 1 (5.00%) Google