Period
to 19 January 2019

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 19 January 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
19 Jan 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 72 58 51
Rank change year-on-year -14 -7 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 40 55 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.58% 4.05% 4.84%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.56% 8.03% 9.04%
Number of salaries quoted 36 45 92
South Wales median annual salary £38,750 £42,500 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -8.82% +13.33% -
10th Percentile £23,125 £30,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £58,125 £53,250 £50,000
Wales median annual salary £35,000 £40,000 £38,750
% change year-on-year -12.50% +3.23% +0.65%

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 878 685 1,051
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 56.65% 50.48% 53.57%
Number of salaries quoted 735 608 961
South Wales median annual salary £40,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £23,750
90th Percentile £62,500 £53,750 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £38,500 £36,000
% change year-on-year +3.90% +6.94% +2.86%

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 19 January 2019.

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 19 January 2019. 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 24 £35,000 +2.94% 13
Newport +8 11 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Torfaen -3 1 £35,000 -26.32% 2
C++
Wales

For the 6 months to 19 January 2019, 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 22 (55.00%) .NET
2 20 (50.00%) C#
2 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 18 (45.00%) SQL
4 11 (27.50%) Java
5 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 9 (22.50%) Degree
7 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
8 7 (17.50%) CRM
8 7 (17.50%) OOD
8 7 (17.50%) Microsoft
8 7 (17.50%) Firmware
8 7 (17.50%) Web Design
8 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
9 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
9 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
9 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
10 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
10 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
10 5 (12.50%) C
10 5 (12.50%) PHP
10 5 (12.50%) Linux
10 5 (12.50%) Middleware
10 5 (12.50%) CAD
10 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
10 5 (12.50%) Physics
11 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
11 4 (10.00%) Node.js
11 4 (10.00%) Scrum

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:

Cloud Services
1 2 (5.00%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (2.50%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (5.00%) DVB
2 1 (2.50%) IPv4
2 1 (2.50%) IPv6
2 1 (2.50%) SNMP
2 1 (2.50%) TCP/IP
2 1 (2.50%) VoIP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.50%) SQL Server
2 3 (7.50%) Big Data
2 3 (7.50%) MySQL
3 2 (5.00%) HPCC
3 2 (5.00%) MongoDB
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Analysis Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Integration Services
3 2 (5.00%) SQL Server Reporting Services
4 1 (2.50%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 5 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Android Studio
2 2 (5.00%) Cucumber
2 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
2 2 (5.00%) Team Foundation Server
2 2 (5.00%) Xcode
3 1 (2.50%) Rational DOORS
3 1 (2.50%) Selenium
General
1 5 (12.50%) Manufacturing
2 3 (7.50%) Retail
3 2 (5.00%) Electronics
3 2 (5.00%) Finance
3 2 (5.00%) Military
4 1 (2.50%) Games
Job Titles
1 16 (40.00%) Developer
2 11 (27.50%) Software Engineer
3 10 (25.00%) Software Developer
4 6 (15.00%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 4 (10.00%) Junior
6 3 (7.50%) .NET Developer
6 3 (7.50%) C++ Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Analyst
7 2 (5.00%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Developer
7 2 (5.00%) C# Software Developer
7 2 (5.00%) JavaScript Developer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Programmer
7 2 (5.00%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 2 (5.00%) Solutions Consultant
7 2 (5.00%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (55.00%) .NET
2 7 (17.50%) .NET Framework
3 6 (15.00%) ASP.NET
4 5 (12.50%) Middleware
5 4 (10.00%) Node.js
5 4 (10.00%) XML
6 3 (7.50%) HTML
7 2 (5.00%) Flash
7 2 (5.00%) J2EE
7 2 (5.00%) jQuery
7 2 (5.00%) JSON
7 2 (5.00%) JSP
7 2 (5.00%) React
7 2 (5.00%) REST
7 2 (5.00%) SOAP
7 2 (5.00%) Vue.js
8 1 (2.50%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.50%) Caffe
8 1 (2.50%) TensorFlow
8 1 (2.50%) Torch
Miscellaneous
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Mindset
1 2 (5.00%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (5.00%) Cyberthreat
1 2 (5.00%) MPEG
1 2 (5.00%) Self-Motivation
2 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
2 1 (2.50%) Data Structures
2 1 (2.50%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 5 (12.50%) Linux
2 4 (10.00%) Unix
2 4 (10.00%) Windows
3 3 (7.50%) Android
4 2 (5.00%) Windows 10
4 2 (5.00%) Windows XP
5 1 (2.50%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (17.50%) CRM
3 7 (17.50%) OOD
3 7 (17.50%) Web Design
4 6 (15.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (15.00%) Mathematics
5 5 (12.50%) CAD
5 5 (12.50%) Physics
6 4 (10.00%) OO
6 4 (10.00%) Scrum
6 4 (10.00%) Unit Testing
7 3 (7.50%) Configuration Management
7 3 (7.50%) Data Cleansing
7 3 (7.50%) Risk Management
7 3 (7.50%) TDD
7 3 (7.50%) Test Automation
8 2 (5.00%) Data Modelling
8 2 (5.00%) Identity Management
8 2 (5.00%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 20 (50.00%) C#
2 18 (45.00%) SQL
3 11 (27.50%) Java
4 10 (25.00%) JavaScript
5 8 (20.00%) VB.NET
6 5 (12.50%) C
6 5 (12.50%) PHP
7 3 (7.50%) VB
8 2 (5.00%) Objective-C
9 1 (2.50%) MATLAB
9 1 (2.50%) Perl
9 1 (2.50%) Python
9 1 (2.50%) R
9 1 (2.50%) Scala
9 1 (2.50%) XAML
Qualifications
1 9 (22.50%) Degree
2 2 (5.00%) SC Cleared
2 2 (5.00%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.50%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) GDPR
1 2 (5.00%) ISO 13485
1 2 (5.00%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 2 (5.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (17.50%) Firmware
Vendors
1 7 (17.50%) Microsoft