Period
to 21 August 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 21 August 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
21 Aug 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 72 60 30
Rank change year-on-year -12 -30 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 38 57 160
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.62% 3.79% 7.07%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.84% 7.94% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 38 48 145
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.56% +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £21,425 £28,000 £25,500
90th Percentile £63,500 £51,625 £57,500
Wales median annual salary £36,250 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year -14.71% +6.25% +11.11%

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 785 718 1,106
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 54.03% 47.80% 48.89%
Number of salaries quoted 675 661 1,011
South Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +6.67% +7.14%
10th Percentile £27,500 £25,000 £22,500
90th Percentile £62,500 £55,000 £51,250
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year - +6.67% +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 21 August 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 21 August 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 -8 16 £47,500 +42.38% 6
Bridgend -2 8 £42,500 +13.33%
Newport +12 7 £52,500 +16.67% 3
Caerphilly +4 1 £42,750 -5.00%
Torfaen -3 1 £42,500 -8.11% 2
C++
Wales

For the 6 months to 21 August 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 23 (60.53%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) C
3 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
4 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
5 12 (31.58%) Embedded C++
5 12 (31.58%) C#
5 12 (31.58%) Python
5 12 (31.58%) Degree
6 11 (28.95%) Embedded C
7 10 (26.32%) Linux
7 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
8 9 (23.68%) JSON
9 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
10 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
10 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
11 6 (15.79%) TDD
11 6 (15.79%) Scrum
11 6 (15.79%) SQL
11 6 (15.79%) OOP
11 6 (15.79%) OO
12 5 (13.16%) HTML
12 5 (13.16%) XML
12 5 (13.16%) Windows
12 5 (13.16%) Ruby
12 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
12 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
12 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
12 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
13 4 (10.53%) Android
13 4 (10.53%) Node.js

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 3 (7.89%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.63%) Apache
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Pig
2 1 (2.63%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.63%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 8 (21.05%) Amazon AWS
2 5 (13.16%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.53%) DVB
2 3 (7.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.63%) FTP
3 1 (2.63%) SMTP
3 1 (2.63%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (18.42%) MongoDB
2 3 (7.89%) Big Data
2 3 (7.89%) MySQL
2 3 (7.89%) PostgreSQL
2 3 (7.89%) RDBMS
2 3 (7.89%) Relational Database
2 3 (7.89%) SQL Server
3 1 (2.63%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.63%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.63%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.63%) Presto
Development Applications
1 4 (10.53%) Android Studio
1 4 (10.53%) Cucumber
1 4 (10.53%) Eclipse
1 4 (10.53%) Visual Studio
1 4 (10.53%) Xcode
2 2 (5.26%) Rational Rhapsody
2 2 (5.26%) Rational Team Concert
3 1 (2.63%) Maven
3 1 (2.63%) Subversion
General
1 1 (2.63%) Aerospace
1 1 (2.63%) Automotive
1 1 (2.63%) Electronics
1 1 (2.63%) Finance
1 1 (2.63%) Marketing
1 1 (2.63%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (34.21%) Developer
2 12 (31.58%) Software Engineer
3 9 (23.68%) Embedded Engineer
4 8 (21.05%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Embedded C++ Engineer
5 6 (15.79%) Java Developer
6 5 (13.16%) C++ Software Engineer
6 5 (13.16%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) C# Software Engineer
7 4 (10.53%) Junior
7 4 (10.53%) Junior Programmer
7 4 (10.53%) Programmer
7 4 (10.53%) Software Developer
8 3 (7.89%) Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Database Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Principal Engineer
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Senior Database Architect
8 3 (7.89%) Senior DBA
8 3 (7.89%) Senior SQL DBA
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (23.68%) JSON
2 5 (13.16%) HTML
2 5 (13.16%) XML
3 4 (10.53%) Node.js
3 4 (10.53%) React
4 3 (7.89%) Kafka
4 3 (7.89%) RESTful
4 3 (7.89%) Spring
4 3 (7.89%) Spring Boot
4 3 (7.89%) Thymeleaf
5 2 (5.26%) .NET
6 1 (2.63%) .NET Framework
6 1 (2.63%) AngularJS
6 1 (2.63%) Aurelia
6 1 (2.63%) Django
6 1 (2.63%) HTML5
6 1 (2.63%) MXNet
6 1 (2.63%) Natural Language Processing
6 1 (2.63%) TensorFlow
6 1 (2.63%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 5 (13.16%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (10.53%) Algorithms
2 4 (10.53%) MPEG
3 3 (7.89%) User Experience
4 2 (5.26%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 10 (26.32%) Linux
2 5 (13.16%) Windows
3 4 (10.53%) Android
4 1 (2.63%) CentOS
4 1 (2.63%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (39.47%) Software Engineering
2 10 (26.32%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (18.42%) Test Automation
4 6 (15.79%) OO
4 6 (15.79%) OOP
4 6 (15.79%) Scrum
4 6 (15.79%) TDD
5 4 (10.53%) Analytics
5 4 (10.53%) API Testing
5 4 (10.53%) Problem-Solving
6 3 (7.89%) High Availability
6 3 (7.89%) Microservices
7 2 (5.26%) Artificial Intelligence
7 2 (5.26%) Data Analytics
7 2 (5.26%) Data Science
7 2 (5.26%) Machine Learning
7 2 (5.26%) SDLC
7 2 (5.26%) UML
8 1 (2.63%) CRM
8 1 (2.63%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (60.53%) Java
2 16 (42.11%) C
3 13 (34.21%) JavaScript
4 12 (31.58%) C#
4 12 (31.58%) Embedded C++
4 12 (31.58%) Python
5 11 (28.95%) Embedded C
6 6 (15.79%) SQL
7 5 (13.16%) Ruby
8 4 (10.53%) Objective-C
9 3 (7.89%) Go
9 3 (7.89%) PL/SQL
9 3 (7.89%) PowerShell
10 2 (5.26%) Perl
10 2 (5.26%) PHP
11 1 (2.63%) Ada
11 1 (2.63%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 12 (31.58%) Degree
2 5 (13.16%) SC Cleared
2 5 (13.16%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.63%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (7.89%) Data Quality
1 3 (7.89%) GDPR
2 2 (5.26%) MISRA
3 1 (2.63%) Def Stans
3 1 (2.63%) DO-178B
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 13485
3 1 (2.63%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 2 (5.26%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 3 (7.89%) Ansible
1 3 (7.89%) Terraform
Vendors
1 3 (7.89%) Microsoft
1 3 (7.89%) Oracle
1 3 (7.89%) Teradata
2 2 (5.26%) IBM
3 1 (2.63%) Google