The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £45,000 in advertised job vacancies in Wales during the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer - C++
UK / Wales
3 months to
28 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 85 94 90
Rank change year-on-year +9 -4  
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 7 5 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 0.70% 0.38% 1.07%
As % of the Job Titles category 0.72% 0.39% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 6 4 13
Median salary £45,000 £38,750 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +16.12% +7.63%  
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +6.25% -  

The next table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all job roles in permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such, the figures in the first row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

IT Job Roles
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a job title containing a recognized job role 969 1283 1362
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 97.58% 97.72% 97.36%
Number of salaries quoted 845 1091 1117
Median salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.66% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £24,500 £25,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £41,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year +2.40% +3.75%  

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Wales

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Wales

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Wales.

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Wales

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Wales over the 3 months to 28 June 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Wales

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Wales

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the Wales region over the 3 months to 28 June 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South Wales +17 6 £45,000 +28.57% 6
North Wales - 1 £29,500 - 1
C++ Software Engineer
UK

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Wales

For the 6 months to 28 June 2017, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 7 (87.50%) OOD
3 5 (62.50%) UML
3 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
3 5 (62.50%) Subversion
3 5 (62.50%) Military
3 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
3 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
4 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
4 4 (50.00%) API Development
4 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
4 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
4 4 (50.00%) C#
4 4 (50.00%) Windows
4 4 (50.00%) .NET
4 4 (50.00%) MFC
5 3 (37.50%) Python
6 2 (25.00%) Automotive
6 2 (25.00%) Advertising
6 2 (25.00%) JSON
6 2 (25.00%) MySQL
6 2 (25.00%) XML
6 2 (25.00%) PHP
6 2 (25.00%) SQL
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) HTTP
6 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
6 2 (25.00%) Internet

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in 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:

Communications & Networking
1 2 (25.00%) HTTP
1 2 (25.00%) Internet
1 2 (25.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) Big Data
1 2 (25.00%) MySQL
1 2 (25.00%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) Subversion
2 4 (50.00%) Git (software)
3 1 (12.50%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (62.50%) Military
2 2 (25.00%) Advertising
2 2 (25.00%) Automotive
3 1 (12.50%) Aerospace
3 1 (12.50%) French Language
3 1 (12.50%) German Language
3 1 (12.50%) Mandarin Language
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (50.00%) .NET
1 4 (50.00%) MFC
2 2 (25.00%) JSON
2 2 (25.00%) XML
3 1 (12.50%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 1 (12.50%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 4 (50.00%) Windows
1 4 (50.00%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 7 (87.50%) OOD
1 7 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Configuration Management
2 5 (62.50%) UML
3 4 (50.00%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (50.00%) API Development
3 4 (50.00%) Scrum
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) Personalization
4 2 (25.00%) SDLC
4 2 (25.00%) Test Automation
5 1 (12.50%) CAD
5 1 (12.50%) Customer Engagement
5 1 (12.50%) Mathematics
5 1 (12.50%) Physics
5 1 (12.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 4 (50.00%) C#
3 3 (37.50%) Python
4 2 (25.00%) PHP
4 2 (25.00%) SQL
5 1 (12.50%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (62.50%) SC Cleared
1 5 (62.50%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (12.50%) MISRA
1 1 (12.50%) MISRA C
Vendors
1 1 (12.50%) Green Hills
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 40000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 55000 per year
Posted: 2 hours ago
Cardiff, South Glamorgan
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Newport, Gwent
ANSON MCCADE
Salary: UKP 50000 per year
Posted: 3 hours ago
Wrexham, Clwyd
ISL Recruitment
Salary: Benefits
Posted: Yesterday