Period
to 14 November 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 14 November 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
14 Nov 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 85 51 41
Rank change year-on-year -34 -10 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 36 65 126
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.23% 4.63% 5.79%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.94% 9.66% 10.98%
Number of salaries quoted 33 53 119
South Wales median annual salary £41,500 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -7.78% +12.50% +11.11%
10th Percentile £17,200 £29,172 £22,500
90th Percentile £64,900 £52,500 £53,750
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 913 673 1,148
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 56.64% 47.90% 52.71%
Number of salaries quoted 780 615 1,059
South Wales median annual salary £40,250 £38,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.92% +5.56% +2.86%
10th Percentile £27,500 £23,750 £22,500
90th Percentile £63,750 £53,750 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £39,351 £37,500
% change year-on-year +1.65% +4.93% +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 14 November 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 14 November 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 -26 13 £52,500 +35.48% 10
Newport +12 9 £40,000 -11.11% 16
Bridgend -4 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Torfaen -5 1 £35,000 -22.22% 3
C++
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 November 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 21 (58.33%) Java
2 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
3 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
4 15 (41.67%) C
4 15 (41.67%) Degree
5 12 (33.33%) C#
6 10 (27.78%) SQL
7 9 (25.00%) JSON
8 8 (22.22%) .NET
8 8 (22.22%) Windows
8 8 (22.22%) Linux
8 8 (22.22%) Embedded C
8 8 (22.22%) Embedded C++
9 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
9 7 (19.44%) XML
9 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
10 6 (16.67%) Node.js
10 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
10 6 (16.67%) HTML
11 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
11 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
11 5 (13.89%) Android
11 5 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
12 4 (11.11%) Big Data
12 4 (11.11%) Android Studio
12 4 (11.11%) API Testing
12 4 (11.11%) React
12 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
12 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
12 4 (11.11%) Cucumber

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 1 (2.78%) Apache
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Pig
1 1 (2.78%) Apache Spark
Applications
1 1 (2.78%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (5.56%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (5.56%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (11.11%) DVB
2 1 (2.78%) FTP
2 1 (2.78%) IPv4
2 1 (2.78%) IPv6
2 1 (2.78%) SMTP
2 1 (2.78%) SSH
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (11.11%) Big Data
1 4 (11.11%) MongoDB
1 4 (11.11%) SQL Server
2 2 (5.56%) HPCC
2 2 (5.56%) MySQL
3 1 (2.78%) Amazon Redshift
3 1 (2.78%) Apache Hive
3 1 (2.78%) Hadoop
3 1 (2.78%) Presto
Development Applications
1 7 (19.44%) Visual Studio
2 4 (11.11%) Android Studio
2 4 (11.11%) Cucumber
2 4 (11.11%) Eclipse
2 4 (11.11%) Xcode
3 2 (5.56%) Rational Rhapsody
4 1 (2.78%) Maven
4 1 (2.78%) Rational Team Concert
4 1 (2.78%) Subversion
General
1 3 (8.33%) Finance
1 3 (8.33%) Manufacturing
2 1 (2.78%) Aerospace
2 1 (2.78%) Automotive
2 1 (2.78%) Electronics
2 1 (2.78%) Games
2 1 (2.78%) Retail
2 1 (2.78%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (30.56%) Developer
1 11 (30.56%) Software Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Embedded Engineer
2 7 (19.44%) Software Developer
3 6 (16.67%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 6 (16.67%) Junior
4 5 (13.89%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (13.89%) Embedded C++ Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) C# Software Engineer
5 4 (11.11%) Junior Programmer
5 4 (11.11%) Programmer
6 3 (8.33%) Java Developer
6 3 (8.33%) Principal Engineer
6 3 (8.33%) Principal Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) ASP.NET Developer
7 2 (5.56%) C++ Software Developer
7 2 (5.56%) Junior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Senior Software Engineer
7 2 (5.56%) Technical Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (25.00%) JSON
2 8 (22.22%) .NET
3 7 (19.44%) XML
4 6 (16.67%) HTML
4 6 (16.67%) Node.js
5 5 (13.89%) ASP.NET
6 4 (11.11%) React
7 2 (5.56%) J2EE
7 2 (5.56%) jQuery
7 2 (5.56%) JSP
7 2 (5.56%) Middleware
7 2 (5.56%) REST
7 2 (5.56%) SOAP
7 2 (5.56%) Vue.js
8 1 (2.78%) ASP.NET MVC
8 1 (2.78%) Caffe
8 1 (2.78%) Django
8 1 (2.78%) TensorFlow
8 1 (2.78%) Torch
8 1 (2.78%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 6 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 5 (13.89%) Embedded Systems
3 4 (11.11%) MPEG
4 3 (8.33%) User Experience
5 2 (5.56%) Algorithms
6 1 (2.78%) Data Structures
6 1 (2.78%) Fintech
Operating Systems
1 8 (22.22%) Linux
1 8 (22.22%) Windows
2 5 (13.89%) Android
3 3 (8.33%) Unix
4 1 (2.78%) Apple iOS
4 1 (2.78%) CentOS
4 1 (2.78%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (2.78%) Windows 10
4 1 (2.78%) Windows XP
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 7 (19.44%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (11.11%) API Testing
3 4 (11.11%) Mathematics
3 4 (11.11%) Problem-Solving
3 4 (11.11%) Test Automation
4 3 (8.33%) Data Cleansing
4 3 (8.33%) TDD
5 2 (5.56%) Artificial Intelligence
5 2 (5.56%) CAD
5 2 (5.56%) Data Modelling
5 2 (5.56%) Data Science
5 2 (5.56%) Identity Management
5 2 (5.56%) Machine Learning
5 2 (5.56%) OOD
5 2 (5.56%) Physics
5 2 (5.56%) Scrum
5 2 (5.56%) Statistics
5 2 (5.56%) UML
5 2 (5.56%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (58.33%) Java
2 16 (44.44%) JavaScript
3 15 (41.67%) C
4 12 (33.33%) C#
5 10 (27.78%) SQL
6 8 (22.22%) Embedded C
6 8 (22.22%) Embedded C++
7 4 (11.11%) Objective-C
7 4 (11.11%) PHP
7 4 (11.11%) Python
8 2 (5.56%) MATLAB
8 2 (5.56%) Perl
9 1 (2.78%) Ada
9 1 (2.78%) R
9 1 (2.78%) Ruby
9 1 (2.78%) Scala
Qualifications
1 15 (41.67%) Degree
2 4 (11.11%) SC Cleared
2 4 (11.11%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.78%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (2.78%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.56%) MISRA
2 1 (2.78%) Def Stans
2 1 (2.78%) DO-178B
System Software
1 4 (11.11%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (13.89%) Microsoft
2 2 (5.56%) IBM