Period
to 23 November 2017

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

C++
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 45 38 46
Rank change year-on-year -7 +8 -16
Permanent jobs citing C++ 68 121 124
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 4.74% 5.54% 5.12%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.78% 10.60% 10.01%
Number of salaries quoted 57 116 102
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £29,950 £22,500 £27,625
90th Percentile £53,000 £53,125 £55,000
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 South Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
South Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 695 1141 1239
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 48.43% 52.22% 51.16%
Number of salaries quoted 633 1051 1045
South Wales median annual salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% - -
10th Percentile £23,750 £22,500 £23,000
90th Percentile £55,000 £52,750 £47,250
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 23 November 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 6 months to 23 November 2017. 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 +2 20 £34,000 -20.00% 1
Newport -3 11 £45,000 - 1
Torfaen +4 10 £45,000 - 1
Bridgend -7 6 £40,000 +14.29%
Caerphilly -1 1 £32,500 -21.69%
C++
Wales

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 South Wales region with a requirement for C++.

1 37 (54.41%) C#
2 32 (47.06%) Software Engineering
3 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 30 (44.12%) Java
4 24 (35.29%) C
5 23 (33.82%) Scrum
6 18 (26.47%) OO
7 17 (25.00%) OOP
8 16 (23.53%) Android
9 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
10 14 (20.59%) Apple iOS
11 13 (19.12%) TDD
11 13 (19.12%) Linux
11 13 (19.12%) Python
12 12 (17.65%) OOD
12 12 (17.65%) Firmware
12 12 (17.65%) Military
13 11 (16.18%) Windows
14 10 (14.71%) SQL
14 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
14 10 (14.71%) Android Development
15 9 (13.24%) iOS Development
15 9 (13.24%) PHP
15 9 (13.24%) Embedded C
16 8 (11.76%) Embedded C++
16 8 (11.76%) Internet
16 8 (11.76%) UML
16 8 (11.76%) Broadband
16 8 (11.76%) HTML
16 8 (11.76%) STL

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 4 (5.88%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (4.41%) MTS
3 1 (1.47%) Apache
3 1 (1.47%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (11.76%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (4.41%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.94%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (11.76%) Broadband
1 8 (11.76%) Internet
2 6 (8.82%) Modbus
2 6 (8.82%) TCP/IP
3 4 (5.88%) HTTP
3 4 (5.88%) SMTP
3 4 (5.88%) SSH
4 2 (2.94%) Ethernet
4 2 (2.94%) FTP
4 2 (2.94%) SMS
4 2 (2.94%) Wireless
5 1 (1.47%) Network Security
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (5.88%) MongoDB
2 3 (4.41%) Big Data
2 3 (4.41%) MySQL
3 2 (2.94%) SQLite
4 1 (1.47%) Hadoop
4 1 (1.47%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 5 (7.35%) Git (software)
2 3 (4.41%) GoogleTest
2 3 (4.41%) Subversion
3 2 (2.94%) Atlassian Bamboo
3 2 (2.94%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.94%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.94%) JUnit
4 1 (1.47%) SoapUI
4 1 (1.47%) TestLink
4 1 (1.47%) VersionOne
4 1 (1.47%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (17.65%) Military
2 5 (7.35%) Games
3 4 (5.88%) Advertising
4 3 (4.41%) Electronics
4 3 (4.41%) Multimedia
5 2 (2.94%) Manufacturing
5 2 (2.94%) Retail
5 2 (2.94%) Welsh Language
6 1 (1.47%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 29 (42.65%) Developer
2 19 (27.94%) Software Engineer
3 15 (22.06%) C++ Developer
3 15 (22.06%) Software Developer
4 10 (14.71%) C++ Software Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Principal Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Principal Software Engineer
5 6 (8.82%) Senior Developer
5 6 (8.82%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Android Developer
6 5 (7.35%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (7.35%) Senior Systems Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Firmware Engineer
7 4 (5.88%) Senior Firmware Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Graduate Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Graduate Software Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Java Developer
8 3 (4.41%) Senior Test Engineer
8 3 (4.41%) Test Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (11.76%) HTML
1 8 (11.76%) Qt
1 8 (11.76%) STL
2 5 (7.35%) HTML5
2 5 (7.35%) RESTful
2 5 (7.35%) Spring
3 4 (5.88%) .NET
3 4 (5.88%) JSON
3 4 (5.88%) Kafka
3 4 (5.88%) Spring Boot
3 4 (5.88%) Thymeleaf
3 4 (5.88%) XML
4 3 (4.41%) MFC
5 2 (2.94%) Android SDK
5 2 (2.94%) MXNet
5 2 (2.94%) TensorFlow
6 1 (1.47%) AngularJS
6 1 (1.47%) Express
6 1 (1.47%) Node.js
6 1 (1.47%) Twitter Bootstrap
Miscellaneous
1 3 (4.41%) Computer Science
2 2 (2.94%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (2.94%) Greenfield Project
2 2 (2.94%) User Experience
3 1 (1.47%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.47%) Anti-Piracy
3 1 (1.47%) Internet of Things
3 1 (1.47%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (23.53%) Android
2 14 (20.59%) Apple iOS
3 13 (19.12%) Linux
4 11 (16.18%) Windows
5 3 (4.41%) Windows 10
6 2 (2.94%) Unix
7 1 (1.47%) CentOS
7 1 (1.47%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 32 (47.06%) Software Engineering
2 30 (44.12%) Agile Software Development
3 23 (33.82%) Scrum
4 18 (26.47%) OO
5 17 (25.00%) OOP
6 13 (19.12%) TDD
7 12 (17.65%) OOD
8 10 (14.71%) Android Development
8 10 (14.71%) Test Automation
9 9 (13.24%) iOS Development
10 8 (11.76%) UML
11 7 (10.29%) Multithreading
12 6 (8.82%) DevOps
13 5 (7.35%) Cross-Platform Development
13 5 (7.35%) Mentoring
13 5 (7.35%) Microservices
13 5 (7.35%) Validation
13 5 (7.35%) V-Model
13 5 (7.35%) Web Development
14 4 (5.88%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 37 (54.41%) C#
2 30 (44.12%) Java
3 24 (35.29%) C
4 15 (22.06%) JavaScript
5 13 (19.12%) Python
6 10 (14.71%) SQL
7 9 (13.24%) Embedded C
7 9 (13.24%) PHP
8 8 (11.76%) Embedded C++
9 5 (7.35%) Objective-C
10 4 (5.88%) Apple Swift
10 4 (5.88%) Go
10 4 (5.88%) Perl
11 3 (4.41%) Bash Shell
11 3 (4.41%) Korn
12 2 (2.94%) Erlang
13 1 (1.47%) Haskell
13 1 (1.47%) Lisp
13 1 (1.47%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 8 (11.76%) Degree
2 6 (8.82%) SC Cleared
2 6 (8.82%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.94%) PhD
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.47%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) QA
System Software
1 12 (17.65%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (5.88%) Ansible
1 4 (5.88%) Terraform
2 1 (1.47%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.47%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.47%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.47%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 4 (5.88%) Google
1 4 (5.88%) Sony
2 2 (2.94%) EMC
3 1 (1.47%) arcserve
3 1 (1.47%) Red Hat