The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in South Wales during the 3 months to 30 March 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer - C++
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 88 81 82
Rank change year-on-year -7 +1  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 1 19 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 0.11% 1.55% 1.25%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.12% 1.58% 1.29%
Number of salaries quoted 1 16 14
Median salary £45,000 £47,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -4.25% +10.58%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +5.00%  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 848 1206 1167
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 97.36% 98.13% 97.33%
Number of salaries quoted 741 1028 1022
Median salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £23,000 £22,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,995 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +1.19% +3.75%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in South Wales

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in South Wales

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in South Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the South Wales region over the 3 months to 30 March 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Caerphilly - 1 £45,000 -
C++ Software Engineer
Wales

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales

For the 6 months to 30 March 2017, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the South Wales region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 7 (100.00%) C++
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
2 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
3 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 3 (42.86%) MISRA C
3 3 (42.86%) MISRA
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
3 3 (42.86%) Automotive
3 3 (42.86%) Military
3 3 (42.86%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
4 2 (28.57%) Subversion
4 2 (28.57%) POCO
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
4 2 (28.57%) Green Hills
5 1 (14.29%) Marketing
5 1 (14.29%) Physics
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) Electronics
5 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in South Wales 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:

Development Applications
1 3 (42.86%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (28.57%) Subversion
3 1 (14.29%) Visual Studio
General
1 3 (42.86%) Aerospace
1 3 (42.86%) Automotive
1 3 (42.86%) Military
2 1 (14.29%) Electronics
2 1 (14.29%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (28.57%) POCO
2 1 (14.29%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 4 (57.14%) Computer Science
2 1 (14.29%) Analytical Skills
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (57.14%) Mathematics
3 3 (42.86%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (42.86%) UML
4 2 (28.57%) Configuration Management
4 2 (28.57%) OOD
5 1 (14.29%) Change Control
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreaded Programming
5 1 (14.29%) Multithreading
5 1 (14.29%) Physics
5 1 (14.29%) SDLC
5 1 (14.29%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 7 (100.00%) C++
2 1 (14.29%) C
2 1 (14.29%) C#
Qualifications
1 4 (57.14%) Degree
2 3 (42.86%) Security Cleared
3 2 (28.57%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (42.86%) MISRA
1 3 (42.86%) MISRA C
2 1 (14.29%) ISO 9001
Vendors
1 2 (28.57%) Green Hills
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: £30,000 - £50,000
Posted: 9 hours ago