Period
to 25 February 2018

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in South Wales 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 25 February 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
25 Feb 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 67 54 41
Rank change year-on-year -13 -13 -14
Permanent jobs citing C++ 44 80 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 3.22% 4.25% 5.29%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.21% 7.77% 10.61%
Number of salaries quoted 37 75 105
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +10.00%
10th Percentile £30,750 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £56,750 £50,000 £56,250
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% - +14.29%

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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 709 1,030 1,188
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 51.83% 54.73% 49.92%
Number of salaries quoted 627 922 998
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £36,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.56% +2.86% -
10th Percentile £25,400 £24,250 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £55,000 £48,825
Wales median annual salary £38,500 £37,500 £35,000
% change year-on-year +2.67% +7.14% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ in South Wales

C++
Salary Trend in South Wales

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

Salary trend for C++ in South Wales

C++
Salary Histogram in South Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in South Wales over the 6 months to 25 February 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ in South Wales

C++
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++ within the South Wales region over the 6 months to 25 February 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cardiff +1 18 £35,750 -10.63% 7
Newport -7 9 £45,000 - 2
Torfaen +7 7 £50,000 +17.65% 4
Caerphilly 0 2 £36,375 -12.35%
Bridgend -6 1 £42,500 +25.93% 2
Gwent - 1 £45,000 - 4
C++
Wales

For the 6 months to 25 February 2018, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South Wales region with a requirement for C++.

1 24 (54.55%) C#
2 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 17 (38.64%) Java
4 16 (36.36%) Android
5 15 (34.09%) C
6 14 (31.82%) Scrum
6 14 (31.82%) Apple iOS
7 12 (27.27%) Firmware
7 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
8 11 (25.00%) SQL
8 11 (25.00%) Linux
8 11 (25.00%) OO
9 10 (22.73%) Windows
10 9 (20.45%) Embedded C
10 9 (20.45%) OOP
10 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
10 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
10 9 (20.45%) Modbus
11 8 (18.18%) Android Development
11 8 (18.18%) Embedded C++
11 8 (18.18%) Python
12 7 (15.91%) Degree
12 7 (15.91%) TDD
12 7 (15.91%) iOS Development
13 6 (13.64%) Microservices
13 6 (13.64%) RESTful
13 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
13 6 (13.64%) HTML
13 6 (13.64%) Internet

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 5 (11.36%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 9 (20.45%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (9.09%) Microsoft Azure
3 1 (2.27%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 9 (20.45%) Modbus
2 6 (13.64%) Internet
2 6 (13.64%) TCP/IP
3 3 (6.82%) SMTP
3 3 (6.82%) SSH
4 2 (4.55%) Broadband
4 2 (4.55%) FTP
5 1 (2.27%) Ethernet
5 1 (2.27%) HTTP
5 1 (2.27%) Network Security
5 1 (2.27%) SMS
5 1 (2.27%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (11.36%) MongoDB
2 3 (6.82%) MySQL
2 3 (6.82%) SQL Server
3 2 (4.55%) PostgreSQL
3 2 (4.55%) RDBMS
3 2 (4.55%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 4 (9.09%) Rational Team Concert
2 2 (4.55%) Cucumber
2 2 (4.55%) JUnit
3 1 (2.27%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 1 (2.27%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.27%) GoogleTest
3 1 (2.27%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.27%) Subversion
3 1 (2.27%) TestLink
3 1 (2.27%) VersionOne
3 1 (2.27%) Visual Studio
General
1 5 (11.36%) Electronics
2 4 (9.09%) Military
3 2 (4.55%) Games
3 2 (4.55%) Manufacturing
3 2 (4.55%) Retail
4 1 (2.27%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.27%) Automotive
4 1 (2.27%) Welsh Language
Job Titles
1 15 (34.09%) Developer
1 15 (34.09%) Software Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Principal Engineer
2 7 (15.91%) Principal Software Engineer
3 6 (13.64%) Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) C++ Developer
4 5 (11.36%) C++ Software Developer
4 5 (11.36%) Senior Developer
5 4 (9.09%) Embedded Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Junior
6 3 (6.82%) Junior Software Engineer
6 3 (6.82%) Senior Firmware Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Android Developer
7 2 (4.55%) Database Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Linux Engineer
7 2 (4.55%) Senior Database Architect
7 2 (4.55%) Senior SQL DBA
7 2 (4.55%) Software Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (13.64%) HTML
1 6 (13.64%) RESTful
2 5 (11.36%) Kafka
2 5 (11.36%) Spring
2 5 (11.36%) Spring Boot
2 5 (11.36%) Thymeleaf
3 4 (9.09%) HTML5
4 3 (6.82%) .NET
5 2 (4.55%) Android SDK
5 2 (4.55%) JSON
5 2 (4.55%) Qt
5 2 (4.55%) STL
5 2 (4.55%) XML
6 1 (2.27%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.27%) Aurelia
6 1 (2.27%) jQuery
6 1 (2.27%) LINQ
6 1 (2.27%) MXNet
6 1 (2.27%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.27%) TensorFlow
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.27%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.27%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.27%) Computer Science
1 1 (2.27%) Internet of Things
1 1 (2.27%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (36.36%) Android
2 14 (31.82%) Apple iOS
3 11 (25.00%) Linux
4 10 (22.73%) Windows
5 1 (2.27%) CentOS
5 1 (2.27%) Ubuntu
5 1 (2.27%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 22 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
1 22 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 14 (31.82%) Scrum
3 11 (25.00%) OO
4 9 (20.45%) OOP
4 9 (20.45%) Test Automation
5 8 (18.18%) Android Development
6 7 (15.91%) iOS Development
6 7 (15.91%) TDD
7 6 (13.64%) Microservices
8 5 (11.36%) OOD
8 5 (11.36%) Web Development
9 4 (9.09%) Mentoring
9 4 (9.09%) Multithreading
9 4 (9.09%) UML
10 3 (6.82%) Multithreaded Programming
11 2 (4.55%) Business Transformation
11 2 (4.55%) High Availability
11 2 (4.55%) Machine Learning
11 2 (4.55%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (54.55%) C#
2 17 (38.64%) Java
3 15 (34.09%) C
4 12 (27.27%) JavaScript
5 11 (25.00%) SQL
6 9 (20.45%) Embedded C
7 8 (18.18%) Embedded C++
7 8 (18.18%) Python
8 5 (11.36%) Go
9 4 (9.09%) PHP
10 3 (6.82%) Apple Swift
10 3 (6.82%) Objective-C
10 3 (6.82%) Perl
11 2 (4.55%) Bash Shell
11 2 (4.55%) Korn
11 2 (4.55%) PL/SQL
11 2 (4.55%) PowerShell
11 2 (4.55%) Ruby
12 1 (2.27%) Erlang
Qualifications
1 7 (15.91%) Degree
2 3 (6.82%) SC Cleared
2 3 (6.82%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.27%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (4.55%) Data Quality
1 2 (4.55%) GDPR
2 1 (2.27%) MISRA
2 1 (2.27%) MISRA C
System Software
1 12 (27.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 5 (11.36%) Ansible
1 5 (11.36%) Terraform
2 1 (2.27%) Backup Exec
2 1 (2.27%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (2.27%) NetBackup
2 1 (2.27%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 5 (11.36%) Microsoft
2 2 (4.55%) Google
2 2 (4.55%) Oracle
2 2 (4.55%) Teradata
3 1 (2.27%) arcserve
3 1 (2.27%) EMC
3 1 (2.27%) Green Hills
3 1 (2.27%) Red Hat
3 1 (2.27%) Sony