Period
to 27 May 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 27 May 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
27 May 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 69 71 33
Rank change year-on-year +2 -38 -6
Permanent jobs citing C++ 34 50 157
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.61% 3.15% 6.66%
As % of the Programming Languages category 5.01% 5.97% 13.63%
Number of salaries quoted 33 43 133
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £37,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +13.33% -6.25% +6.67%
10th Percentile £26,200 £26,250 £30,000
90th Percentile £60,500 £48,500 £60,000
Wales median annual salary £38,000 £40,210 £40,000
% change year-on-year -5.49% +0.52% +6.67%

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 679 838 1,152
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 52.07% 52.87% 48.83%
Number of salaries quoted 589 744 1,004
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - +7.14%
10th Percentile £26,250 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £53,750 £53,750 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year +5.26% +1.33% +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 27 May 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 27 May 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 22 £45,000 +20.00% 3
Torfaen +8 3 £50,000 - 2
Caerphilly +1 2 £41,500 -7.78%
Newport 0 2 £27,500 -26.67% 4
Bridgend -1 2 £42,000 +24.44%
C++
Wales

For the 6 months to 27 May 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 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (50.00%) C#
3 16 (47.06%) Java
4 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
5 14 (41.18%) Python
6 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
7 9 (26.47%) Scrum
7 9 (26.47%) OOP
7 9 (26.47%) OO
8 8 (23.53%) SQL
8 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
9 7 (20.59%) TDD
9 7 (20.59%) Linux
9 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
10 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
10 6 (17.65%) RESTful
10 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
10 6 (17.65%) Ruby
10 6 (17.65%) Degree
10 6 (17.65%) Kafka
10 6 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
10 6 (17.65%) Go
10 6 (17.65%) Ansible
10 6 (17.65%) Thymeleaf
10 6 (17.65%) Spring Boot
10 6 (17.65%) Microservices
10 6 (17.65%) Terraform
10 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
10 6 (17.65%) C
10 6 (17.65%) Spring

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 (17.65%) Elasticsearch
Cloud Services
1 13 (38.24%) Amazon AWS
2 7 (20.59%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
2 2 (5.88%) Modbus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) MongoDB
2 5 (14.71%) MySQL
2 5 (14.71%) PostgreSQL
2 5 (14.71%) RDBMS
2 5 (14.71%) Relational Database
2 5 (14.71%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 2 (5.88%) Rational Team Concert
2 1 (2.94%) Subversion
2 1 (2.94%) Visual Studio
General
1 2 (5.88%) Electronics
2 1 (2.94%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.94%) Automotive
2 1 (2.94%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.94%) Marketing
2 1 (2.94%) Military
Job Titles
1 12 (35.29%) Developer
2 10 (29.41%) Software Engineer
3 5 (14.71%) Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Database Architect
3 5 (14.71%) DBA
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Senior Database Architect
3 5 (14.71%) Senior DBA
3 5 (14.71%) Senior SQL DBA
3 5 (14.71%) SQL DBA
4 4 (11.76%) Embedded Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 4 (11.76%) Java Developer
4 4 (11.76%) Senior Developer
5 3 (8.82%) C++ Developer
6 2 (5.88%) .NET Developer
6 2 (5.88%) C# Developer
6 2 (5.88%) Linux Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Machine Learning Engineer
6 2 (5.88%) Mid-Level Java Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (17.65%) Kafka
1 6 (17.65%) RESTful
1 6 (17.65%) Spring
1 6 (17.65%) Spring Boot
1 6 (17.65%) Thymeleaf
2 5 (14.71%) .NET
3 3 (8.82%) HTML
4 2 (5.88%) .NET Framework
4 2 (5.88%) AngularJS
4 2 (5.88%) Aurelia
4 2 (5.88%) HTML5
4 2 (5.88%) MXNet
4 2 (5.88%) Natural Language Processing
4 2 (5.88%) TensorFlow
5 1 (2.94%) ASP.NET
5 1 (2.94%) jQuery
5 1 (2.94%) JSON
5 1 (2.94%) LINQ
5 1 (2.94%) WinForms
5 1 (2.94%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (2.94%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 7 (20.59%) Linux
2 3 (8.82%) Android
2 3 (8.82%) Apple iOS
2 3 (8.82%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 15 (44.12%) Software Engineering
3 9 (26.47%) OO
3 9 (26.47%) OOP
3 9 (26.47%) Scrum
4 7 (20.59%) TDD
5 6 (17.65%) Microservices
5 6 (17.65%) Test Automation
6 5 (14.71%) High Availability
7 4 (11.76%) Problem-Solving
7 4 (11.76%) Web Development
8 3 (8.82%) Analytics
8 3 (8.82%) Artificial Intelligence
8 3 (8.82%) Machine Learning
8 3 (8.82%) SDLC
9 2 (5.88%) Business Intelligence
9 2 (5.88%) Business Transformation
9 2 (5.88%) ITIL
9 2 (5.88%) Mentoring
9 2 (5.88%) Sentiment Analysis
Programming Languages
1 17 (50.00%) C#
2 16 (47.06%) Java
3 14 (41.18%) Python
4 8 (23.53%) SQL
5 6 (17.65%) C
5 6 (17.65%) Go
5 6 (17.65%) Ruby
6 5 (14.71%) Embedded C++
6 5 (14.71%) JavaScript
6 5 (14.71%) PL/SQL
6 5 (14.71%) PowerShell
7 4 (11.76%) Embedded C
8 3 (8.82%) PHP
9 1 (2.94%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (17.65%) Degree
2 2 (5.88%) PhD
2 2 (5.88%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.88%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (14.71%) Data Quality
1 5 (14.71%) GDPR
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 13485
2 1 (2.94%) ISO 9001
2 1 (2.94%) MISRA
2 1 (2.94%) MISRA C
System Software
1 1 (2.94%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (17.65%) Ansible
1 6 (17.65%) Terraform
Vendors
1 8 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 5 (14.71%) Oracle
2 5 (14.71%) Teradata
3 2 (5.88%) Google
4 1 (2.94%) Green Hills