Period
to 14 October 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 14 October 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
Wales > South Wales
6 months to
14 Oct 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 69 81 49
Rank change year-on-year +12 -32 -13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 42 31 60
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 2.63% 1.98% 4.45%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.99% 3.55% 9.66%
Number of salaries quoted 34 30 51
South Wales median annual salary £36,250 £41,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -12.65% -7.78% +14.65%
10th Percentile £25,000 £16,000 £30,862
90th Percentile £60,400 £61,625 £52,500
Wales median annual salary £37,500 £27,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +36.36% -35.29% +6.25%

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 842 874 621
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in South Wales 52.79% 55.88% 46.07%
Number of salaries quoted 738 747 577
South Wales median annual salary £42,000 £40,250 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.35% +4.55% +5.83%
10th Percentile £29,129 £27,500 £25,750
90th Percentile £57,500 £62,500 £55,000
Wales median annual salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.50% - +6.67%

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 October 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 14 October 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 20 £34,406 -25.61% 6
Newport -6 13 £40,000 - 6
Gwent - 5 - - 1
Monmouthshire - 2 £38,750 -
Bridgend -4 1 £40,000 -5.88%
Caerphilly - 1 £40,000 -
C++
Wales

For the 6 months to 14 October 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 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 24 (57.14%) Java
2 24 (57.14%) Software Engineering
3 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
3 22 (52.38%) Scrum
4 16 (38.10%) Windows
5 13 (30.95%) Web Services
5 13 (30.95%) C#
6 12 (28.57%) .NET
6 12 (28.57%) OO
7 11 (26.19%) Python
7 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
8 10 (23.81%) Degree
9 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
9 9 (21.43%) Spring
9 9 (21.43%) Web Development
9 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
9 9 (21.43%) Node.js
9 9 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
9 9 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
9 9 (21.43%) Go
9 9 (21.43%) Kafka
9 9 (21.43%) Front End Development
9 9 (21.43%) C
9 9 (21.43%) HTML
9 9 (21.43%) CSS
10 8 (19.05%) PHP
10 8 (19.05%) TypeScript
10 8 (19.05%) HTML5
11 7 (16.67%) AngularJS

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 9 (21.43%) Elasticsearch
2 1 (2.38%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 4 (9.52%) AWS
2 1 (2.38%) Azure
Communications & Networking
1 2 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
1 2 (4.76%) Wireless
2 1 (2.38%) Bluetooth
2 1 (2.38%) LTE
2 1 (2.38%) ZigBee
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (21.43%) MongoDB
2 4 (9.52%) GIS
3 1 (2.38%) Data Warehouse
Development Applications
1 11 (26.19%) Git (software)
2 5 (11.90%) Rational Team Concert
2 5 (11.90%) Subversion
3 3 (7.14%) Selenium
3 3 (7.14%) Visual Studio
4 1 (2.38%) git-flow
4 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 5 (11.90%) Avionics
2 4 (9.52%) Games
3 2 (4.76%) Electronics
4 1 (2.38%) Aerospace
4 1 (2.38%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 20 (47.62%) Software Engineer
2 17 (40.48%) Developer
3 15 (35.71%) Software Developer
4 8 (19.05%) Junior
5 7 (16.67%) Junior Developer
5 7 (16.67%) Junior Software Developer
6 5 (11.90%) Graduate
7 4 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 4 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Development Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (7.14%) Software Development Manager
8 3 (7.14%) Software Manager
9 2 (4.76%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) C/C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (4.76%) Lead Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Lead Software Developer
9 2 (4.76%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (30.95%) Web Services
2 12 (28.57%) .NET
3 9 (21.43%) CSS
3 9 (21.43%) HTML
3 9 (21.43%) Kafka
3 9 (21.43%) Node.js
3 9 (21.43%) Spring
4 8 (19.05%) HTML5
5 7 (16.67%) AngularJS
5 7 (16.67%) Django
5 7 (16.67%) React
6 5 (11.90%) .NET Framework
6 5 (11.90%) Aurelia
6 5 (11.90%) REST
7 4 (9.52%) DirectX
7 4 (9.52%) OpenGL
7 4 (9.52%) Qt
8 1 (2.38%) Redux
8 1 (2.38%) RESTful
8 1 (2.38%) WCF
Miscellaneous
1 3 (7.14%) Algorithms
2 2 (4.76%) Arduino
2 2 (4.76%) Raspberry Pi
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (2.38%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (2.38%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (2.38%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 16 (38.10%) Windows
2 7 (16.67%) Linux
3 4 (9.52%) Android
3 4 (9.52%) Apple iOS
3 4 (9.52%) Mac OS
4 1 (2.38%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (57.14%) Software Engineering
2 22 (52.38%) Agile Software Development
2 22 (52.38%) Scrum
3 12 (28.57%) OO
4 9 (21.43%) Computer Science
4 9 (21.43%) Continuous Improvement
4 9 (21.43%) Front End Development
4 9 (21.43%) Web Development
5 5 (11.90%) Collaborative Working
5 5 (11.90%) OOD
5 5 (11.90%) SOLID
5 5 (11.90%) Sprint Review
5 5 (11.90%) UML
5 5 (11.90%) Unit Testing
6 4 (9.52%) Game Development
6 4 (9.52%) OOP
7 3 (7.14%) Continuous Delivery
7 3 (7.14%) Customer Requirements
7 3 (7.14%) Data Extraction
7 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 26 (61.90%) JavaScript
2 24 (57.14%) Java
3 13 (30.95%) C#
4 11 (26.19%) Python
5 9 (21.43%) C
5 9 (21.43%) Go
6 8 (19.05%) PHP
6 8 (19.05%) TypeScript
7 1 (2.38%) Delphi
7 1 (2.38%) SQL
Qualifications
1 10 (23.81%) Degree
2 3 (7.14%) SC Cleared
2 3 (7.14%) Security Cleared
3 1 (2.38%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) IEC 62304
System Software
1 1 (2.38%) Docker
1 1 (2.38%) Firmware
Vendors
1 5 (11.90%) IBM
2 4 (9.52%) Microsoft
3 1 (2.38%) MuleSoft