Period
to 18 July 2019

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in 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 18 July 2019 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK > Wales
6 months to
18 Jul 2019
Same period 2018 Same period 2017
Rank 67 76 81
Rank change year-on-year +9 +5 -46
Permanent jobs citing C++ 56 58 69
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 3.16% 3.04% 3.23%
As % of the Programming Languages category 6.02% 5.59% 6.39%
Number of salaries quoted 50 57 61
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £41,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -3.61% -2.35% +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,700 £23,750 £21,250
90th Percentile £52,500 £60,500 £57,946
UK median annual salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +11.11% -5.26%

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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 931 1,037 1,080
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 52.51% 54.26% 50.61%
Number of salaries quoted 832 840 967
Wales median annual salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
10th Percentile £26,250 £26,250 £25,550
90th Percentile £56,250 £56,000 £55,000
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% -

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

Job postings citing C++ as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Wales.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Wales

C++
Salary Trend in Wales

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

Salary trend for C++ in Wales

C++
Salary Histogram in Wales

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ in Wales over the 6 months to 18 July 2019.

Salary histogram for C++ in Wales

C++
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++ within the Wales region over the 6 months to 18 July 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
South Wales +1 50 £40,000 -6.16% 21
West Wales +10 3 £26,250 +5.00% 2
North Wales +3 3 £40,000 +68.42%
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 18 July 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 Wales region with a requirement for C++.

1 28 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 21 (37.50%) C
4 20 (35.71%) Java
4 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
5 19 (33.93%) Scrum
6 17 (30.36%) PHP
7 14 (25.00%) C#
7 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
8 13 (23.21%) Degree
9 12 (21.43%) Windows
10 11 (19.64%) Linux
10 11 (19.64%) .NET
10 11 (19.64%) OO
10 11 (19.64%) Python
11 10 (17.86%) MySQL
11 10 (17.86%) Web Services
11 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
11 10 (17.86%) Big Data
12 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
12 9 (16.07%) SDLC
12 9 (16.07%) QA
12 9 (16.07%) Selenium
12 9 (16.07%) Subversion
12 9 (16.07%) Finance
13 8 (14.29%) Project Management
13 8 (14.29%) UML
13 8 (14.29%) OOD
13 8 (14.29%) Django
14 7 (12.50%) SQL Server

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 6 (10.71%) Confluence
1 6 (10.71%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (3.57%) CMS
Cloud Services
1 6 (10.71%) GitHub
2 3 (5.36%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (5.36%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 4 (7.14%) Wireless
1 4 (7.14%) ZigBee
2 3 (5.36%) Bluetooth
2 3 (5.36%) RS-232
2 3 (5.36%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.79%) HTTP
3 1 (1.79%) LTE
3 1 (1.79%) Wi-Fi
Database & Business Intelligence
1 10 (17.86%) Big Data
1 10 (17.86%) MySQL
2 7 (12.50%) SQL Server
3 6 (10.71%) MongoDB
4 4 (7.14%) Relational Database
5 3 (5.36%) Data Warehouse
5 3 (5.36%) GIS
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Integration Services
6 1 (1.79%) SQL Server Reporting Services
Development Applications
1 14 (25.00%) Git (software)
2 9 (16.07%) Cucumber
2 9 (16.07%) Selenium
2 9 (16.07%) Subversion
3 6 (10.71%) JIRA
3 6 (10.71%) Visual Studio
4 5 (8.93%) Jenkins
5 2 (3.57%) git-flow
6 1 (1.79%) Rational DOORS
General
1 9 (16.07%) Finance
2 4 (7.14%) Electronics
3 3 (5.36%) Games
3 3 (5.36%) Military
4 1 (1.79%) Aerospace
4 1 (1.79%) Retail
Job Titles
1 23 (41.07%) Developer
2 18 (32.14%) Software Engineer
3 16 (28.57%) Software Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Embedded Engineer
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Developer
4 7 (12.50%) Senior Software Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) JIRA Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Test Automation Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Test Engineer
6 5 (8.93%) Junior
7 4 (7.14%) C++ Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (7.14%) Graduate
7 4 (7.14%) Junior Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Junior Software Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Agile Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Graduate Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior C++ Developer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 3 (5.36%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 11 (19.64%) .NET
2 10 (17.86%) Web Services
3 8 (14.29%) Django
4 7 (12.50%) React
5 6 (10.71%) DirectX
5 6 (10.71%) Kafka
5 6 (10.71%) Node.js
5 6 (10.71%) Spring
6 5 (8.93%) CSS
6 5 (8.93%) HTML
6 5 (8.93%) XML
7 4 (7.14%) Qt
7 4 (7.14%) REST
8 3 (5.36%) .NET Framework
8 3 (5.36%) AngularJS
8 3 (5.36%) Direct3D
8 3 (5.36%) HTML5
8 3 (5.36%) OpenGL
8 3 (5.36%) WPF
9 2 (3.57%) Middleware
Miscellaneous
1 3 (5.36%) 3D Graphics
1 3 (5.36%) Cyberthreat
1 3 (5.36%) Mobile App
2 2 (3.57%) User Experience
3 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Mindset
3 1 (1.79%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (1.79%) Arduino
3 1 (1.79%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (1.79%) Raspberry Pi
Operating Systems
1 12 (21.43%) Windows
2 11 (19.64%) Linux
3 6 (10.71%) Android
3 6 (10.71%) Apple iOS
4 4 (7.14%) Unix
5 3 (5.36%) Mac OS
6 1 (1.79%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (50.00%) Software Engineering
2 27 (48.21%) Agile Software Development
3 19 (33.93%) Scrum
4 11 (19.64%) OO
5 10 (17.86%) Test Automation
6 9 (16.07%) SDLC
7 8 (14.29%) OOD
7 8 (14.29%) Project Management
7 8 (14.29%) UML
8 6 (10.71%) Computer Science
8 6 (10.71%) Continuous Improvement
8 6 (10.71%) Front End Development
8 6 (10.71%) Mathematics
8 6 (10.71%) Test Management
8 6 (10.71%) User Acceptance Testing
8 6 (10.71%) Web Development
9 5 (8.93%) SOLID
9 5 (8.93%) TDD
10 4 (7.14%) OOA/OOD
10 4 (7.14%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 21 (37.50%) C
2 20 (35.71%) Java
2 20 (35.71%) JavaScript
3 17 (30.36%) PHP
4 14 (25.00%) C#
5 11 (19.64%) Python
6 7 (12.50%) SQL
7 6 (10.71%) Go
8 5 (8.93%) Embedded C
8 5 (8.93%) Embedded C++
8 5 (8.93%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.36%) Fortran
9 3 (5.36%) TypeScript
10 1 (1.79%) Assembly Language
10 1 (1.79%) Ruby
10 1 (1.79%) VB
Qualifications
1 13 (23.21%) Degree
2 6 (10.71%) SC Cleared
2 6 (10.71%) Security Cleared
3 1 (1.79%) Computer Science Degree
3 1 (1.79%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (16.07%) QA
2 3 (5.36%) ISO 13485
2 3 (5.36%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.57%) IEC 62304
4 1 (1.79%) DO-178B
4 1 (1.79%) GDPR
4 1 (1.79%) IEC 61508
4 1 (1.79%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.79%) MISRA
4 1 (1.79%) MISRA C
System Software
1 5 (8.93%) Firmware
2 2 (3.57%) Docker
Vendors
1 6 (10.71%) Oracle
2 3 (5.36%) Microsoft