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 3 months to 30 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Wales / South Wales
3 months to
30 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 67 33 23
Rank change year-on-year -34 -10  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 22 79 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.53% 6.43% 7.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.60% 12.97% 15.82%
Number of salaries quoted 19 67 69
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% +3.12%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £45,500 £52,500 £51,700
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 South Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
South Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 478 609 594
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in South Wales 54.88% 49.55% 49.54%
Number of salaries quoted 418 517 514
Median salary £40,000 £38,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.89% +4.05%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,200 £26,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in South Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in South Wales 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 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 3 months to 30 March 2017.

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 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
Cardiff -17 14 £37,500 -6.25% 4
Newport -2 4 £40,000 +3.89% 2
Caerphilly - 2 £45,000 -
Torfaen 0 1 - -
C++
Wales

For the 6 months to 30 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 South Wales region with a requirement for C++.

1 38 (59.38%) C#
2 33 (51.56%) Java
3 28 (43.75%) Software Engineering
4 23 (35.94%) Degree
4 23 (35.94%) C
4 23 (35.94%) Python
5 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
6 20 (31.25%) OO
6 20 (31.25%) PHP
7 19 (29.69%) HTML
7 19 (29.69%) Windows
8 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
9 17 (26.56%) Objective-C
10 16 (25.00%) .NET
11 14 (21.88%) Linux
11 14 (21.88%) Games
12 13 (20.31%) Scrum
12 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
12 13 (20.31%) CSS
12 13 (20.31%) Android
12 13 (20.31%) Apple iOS
13 10 (15.63%) UML
13 10 (15.63%) OOP
14 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
14 9 (14.06%) DevOps
14 9 (14.06%) SDLC
15 8 (12.50%) User Experience
15 8 (12.50%) iOS SDK
15 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
15 8 (12.50%) Mathematics

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 6 (9.38%) Apache Spark
1 6 (9.38%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.13%) Documentum
2 2 (3.13%) FileNet
2 2 (3.13%) IIS
2 2 (3.13%) SharePoint
2 2 (3.13%) Tomcat
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.69%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.69%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (9.38%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.69%) Broadband
3 2 (3.13%) HTTP
4 1 (1.56%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (12.50%) MySQL
2 7 (10.94%) Big Data
3 6 (9.38%) Hadoop
3 6 (9.38%) MongoDB
3 6 (9.38%) NoSQL
3 6 (9.38%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (7.81%) Apache Cassandra
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server
5 4 (6.25%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.69%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (3.13%) Riak
8 1 (1.56%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.56%) GIS
8 1 (1.56%) Relational Database
8 1 (1.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 7 (10.94%) Git (software)
2 6 (9.38%) Grunt
2 6 (9.38%) gulp
2 6 (9.38%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (9.38%) webpack
3 3 (4.69%) Rational Rhapsody
3 3 (4.69%) Subversion
4 2 (3.13%) Cucumber
4 2 (3.13%) JUnit
4 2 (3.13%) Visual Studio
General
1 14 (21.88%) Games
2 8 (12.50%) Marketing
3 6 (9.38%) Military
4 4 (6.25%) Aerospace
4 4 (6.25%) Finance
5 3 (4.69%) Automotive
6 2 (3.13%) Advertising
6 2 (3.13%) Telecoms
6 2 (3.13%) Welsh Language
7 1 (1.56%) Electronics
7 1 (1.56%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.56%) Retail
Job Titles
1 36 (56.25%) Developer
2 18 (28.13%) Software Engineer
3 17 (26.56%) Software Developer
4 9 (14.06%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (12.50%) Web Developer
6 7 (10.94%) Agile Developer
6 7 (10.94%) C++ Software Engineer
7 5 (7.81%) C++ Developer
8 4 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Java Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Junior
8 4 (6.25%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (6.25%) Senior Developer
8 4 (6.25%) Systems Engineer
9 2 (3.13%) Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Junior Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Junior Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Junior Java Consultant
9 2 (3.13%) Senior C++ Developer
9 2 (3.13%) Senior Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (29.69%) HTML
2 16 (25.00%) .NET
3 13 (20.31%) CSS
4 9 (14.06%) AngularJS
5 8 (12.50%) iOS SDK
6 6 (9.38%) Angular 2
6 6 (9.38%) Django
6 6 (9.38%) HTML5
6 6 (9.38%) Node.js
6 6 (9.38%) React
6 6 (9.38%) Sass
7 5 (7.81%) STL
8 4 (6.25%) Qt
9 3 (4.69%) Java EE
10 2 (3.13%) JSON
10 2 (3.13%) OpenGL
10 2 (3.13%) POCO
10 2 (3.13%) XML
11 1 (1.56%) Play Framework
11 1 (1.56%) Spring Boot
Miscellaneous
1 13 (20.31%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.50%) User Experience
3 6 (9.38%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.69%) CUDA
5 2 (3.13%) Algorithms
5 2 (3.13%) Clustering
6 1 (1.56%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.56%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 19 (29.69%) Windows
2 14 (21.88%) Linux
3 13 (20.31%) Android
3 13 (20.31%) Apple iOS
4 7 (10.94%) Unix
5 4 (6.25%) Mac OS
6 2 (3.13%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.56%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.56%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (43.75%) Software Engineering
2 22 (34.38%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (31.25%) OO
4 13 (20.31%) Scrum
5 10 (15.63%) OOP
5 10 (15.63%) UML
6 9 (14.06%) DevOps
6 9 (14.06%) SDLC
7 8 (12.50%) Mathematics
7 8 (12.50%) Web Development
8 7 (10.94%) Configuration Management
8 7 (10.94%) Cross-Platform Development
8 7 (10.94%) TDD
9 6 (9.38%) Multithreading
9 6 (9.38%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (9.38%) OOD
10 5 (7.81%) Requirements Management
10 5 (7.81%) Software Architecture
11 4 (6.25%) Machine Learning
11 4 (6.25%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 38 (59.38%) C#
2 33 (51.56%) Java
3 23 (35.94%) C
3 23 (35.94%) Python
4 20 (31.25%) PHP
5 18 (28.13%) JavaScript
6 17 (26.56%) Objective-C
7 8 (12.50%) Ruby
7 8 (12.50%) SQL
8 6 (9.38%) Apple Swift
9 5 (7.81%) Embedded C
9 5 (7.81%) Embedded C++
9 5 (7.81%) Perl
10 2 (3.13%) Bash Shell
10 2 (3.13%) Clojure
10 2 (3.13%) Erlang
10 2 (3.13%) Haskell
10 2 (3.13%) Korn
10 2 (3.13%) Scala
11 1 (1.56%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 23 (35.94%) Degree
2 8 (12.50%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.13%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.56%) ISEB
4 1 (1.56%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.56%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (6.25%) MISRA
1 4 (6.25%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.56%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.56%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 7 (10.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (3.13%) Microsoft Clustering
Vendors
1 4 (6.25%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.69%) Sony
3 2 (3.13%) Blue Prism
3 2 (3.13%) Green Hills
3 2 (3.13%) IBM
3 2 (3.13%) OpenText
3 2 (3.13%) Oracle
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