Period
to 21 November 2017

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 21 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK > Wales
6 months to
21 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 61 47 44
Rank change year-on-year -14 -3 -18
Permanent jobs citing C++ 86 131 133
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 4.15% 4.99% 4.88%
As % of the Programming Languages category 8.59% 9.56% 9.41%
Number of salaries quoted 75 125 118
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £36,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +11.11% +2.86%
10th Percentile £20,000 £22,500 £28,500
90th Percentile £52,500 £52,500 £53,250
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +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 Wales with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Wales
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 1001 1370 1413
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 48.26% 52.19% 51.80%
Number of salaries quoted 921 1234 1182
Wales median annual salary £39,000 £37,500 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +4.00% +7.14% -
10th Percentile £23,275 £23,325 £22,500
90th Percentile £55,000 £53,525 £47,500
UK median annual salary £49,039 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +3.24% +5.56% +2.27%

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 21 November 2017.

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 21 November 2017. 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 -6 68 £42,500 +6.25% 4
West Wales -11 5 £39,351 -1.62%
North Wales -4 2 £28,250 -37.22%
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 21 November 2017, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Wales region with a requirement for C++.

1 47 (54.65%) C#
2 45 (52.33%) Java
3 42 (48.84%) Software Engineering
4 30 (34.88%) C
4 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
5 28 (32.56%) OO
6 27 (31.40%) OOP
7 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
8 23 (26.74%) Scrum
9 18 (20.93%) HTML
9 18 (20.93%) Degree
10 16 (18.60%) SQL
10 16 (18.60%) Android
11 15 (17.44%) Oracle
11 15 (17.44%) Python
11 15 (17.44%) Web Development
12 14 (16.28%) Linux
12 14 (16.28%) Apple iOS
12 14 (16.28%) SDLC
13 13 (15.12%) Firmware
13 13 (15.12%) Mathematics
13 13 (15.12%) Physics
13 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
13 13 (15.12%) TDD
14 12 (13.95%) Military
14 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
14 12 (13.95%) OOD
15 11 (12.79%) Windows
15 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
15 11 (12.79%) CSS

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 4 (4.65%) Elasticsearch
2 3 (3.49%) MTS
3 1 (1.16%) Apache
3 1 (1.16%) Apache Spark
Cloud Services
1 8 (9.30%) Amazon AWS
2 3 (3.49%) Microsoft Azure
3 2 (2.33%) IaaS
Communications & Networking
1 8 (9.30%) Broadband
1 8 (9.30%) Internet
2 7 (8.14%) TCP/IP
3 6 (6.98%) Modbus
4 5 (5.81%) PuTTY
4 5 (5.81%) SMTP
4 5 (5.81%) SSH
4 5 (5.81%) tcpdump
4 5 (5.81%) Wireshark
5 4 (4.65%) HTTP
6 3 (3.49%) Ethernet
6 3 (3.49%) FTP
7 2 (2.33%) SMS
7 2 (2.33%) Wireless
8 1 (1.16%) LDAP
8 1 (1.16%) Network Security
8 1 (1.16%) SNMP
8 1 (1.16%) X.509
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (12.79%) SQL Server
2 4 (4.65%) MongoDB
3 3 (3.49%) Big Data
3 3 (3.49%) MySQL
4 2 (2.33%) SQLite
5 1 (1.16%) Hadoop
Development Applications
1 6 (6.98%) SoapUI
2 5 (5.81%) Fiddler
2 5 (5.81%) Git (software)
3 3 (3.49%) GoogleTest
3 3 (3.49%) Subversion
4 2 (2.33%) Atlassian Bamboo
4 2 (2.33%) Cucumber
4 2 (2.33%) Jenkins
4 2 (2.33%) JUnit
5 1 (1.16%) TestLink
5 1 (1.16%) VersionOne
5 1 (1.16%) Visual Studio
General
1 12 (13.95%) Military
2 10 (11.63%) Finance
3 5 (5.81%) Games
4 4 (4.65%) Advertising
5 3 (3.49%) Electronics
5 3 (3.49%) Multimedia
6 2 (2.33%) Automotive
6 2 (2.33%) French Language
6 2 (2.33%) German Language
6 2 (2.33%) Mandarin Language
6 2 (2.33%) Manufacturing
6 2 (2.33%) Retail
6 2 (2.33%) Welsh Language
7 1 (1.16%) Pharmaceutical
Job Titles
1 41 (47.67%) Developer
2 26 (30.23%) Software Developer
3 20 (23.26%) Software Engineer
4 17 (19.77%) C++ Developer
5 13 (15.12%) Graduate
5 13 (15.12%) Graduate Developer
5 13 (15.12%) Graduate Software Developer
6 11 (12.79%) C++ Software Developer
7 8 (9.30%) Test Engineer
8 7 (8.14%) Senior Developer
9 6 (6.98%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Principal Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Principal Software Engineer
9 6 (6.98%) Systems Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Android Developer
10 5 (5.81%) Embedded Engineer
10 5 (5.81%) Senior Systems Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Firmware Engineer
11 4 (4.65%) Senior Firmware Engineer
12 3 (3.49%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (20.93%) HTML
2 11 (12.79%) CSS
3 9 (10.47%) .NET
4 8 (9.30%) Qt
4 8 (9.30%) STL
5 6 (6.98%) RESTful
6 5 (5.81%) HTML5
6 5 (5.81%) JSON
6 5 (5.81%) Spring
6 5 (5.81%) XML
7 4 (4.65%) Kafka
7 4 (4.65%) Spring Boot
7 4 (4.65%) Thymeleaf
8 3 (3.49%) MFC
9 2 (2.33%) Android SDK
9 2 (2.33%) MXNet
9 2 (2.33%) TensorFlow
10 1 (1.16%) AngularJS
10 1 (1.16%) Laravel
10 1 (1.16%) Natural Language Processing
Miscellaneous
1 13 (15.12%) Computer Science
2 3 (3.49%) Algorithms
3 2 (2.33%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (2.33%) Greenfield Project
3 2 (2.33%) User Experience
4 1 (1.16%) Anti-Piracy
4 1 (1.16%) Internet of Things
4 1 (1.16%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 16 (18.60%) Android
2 14 (16.28%) Apple iOS
2 14 (16.28%) Linux
3 11 (12.79%) Windows
4 7 (8.14%) Unix
5 3 (3.49%) Windows 10
6 1 (1.16%) CentOS
6 1 (1.16%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.16%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (48.84%) Software Engineering
2 30 (34.88%) Agile Software Development
3 28 (32.56%) OO
4 27 (31.40%) OOP
5 23 (26.74%) Scrum
6 15 (17.44%) Web Development
7 14 (16.28%) SDLC
8 13 (15.12%) Mathematics
8 13 (15.12%) Physics
8 13 (15.12%) TDD
9 12 (13.95%) Business Intelligence
9 12 (13.95%) OOD
10 10 (11.63%) Android Development
10 10 (11.63%) Test Automation
10 10 (11.63%) Unit Testing
11 9 (10.47%) iOS Development
12 8 (9.30%) UML
13 7 (8.14%) Functional Testing
13 7 (8.14%) Multithreading
14 6 (6.98%) Non-Functional Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (54.65%) C#
2 45 (52.33%) Java
3 30 (34.88%) C
4 26 (30.23%) JavaScript
5 16 (18.60%) SQL
6 15 (17.44%) Python
7 10 (11.63%) Embedded C
8 9 (10.47%) Embedded C++
8 9 (10.47%) PHP
9 5 (5.81%) Objective-C
10 4 (4.65%) Apple Swift
10 4 (4.65%) Go
10 4 (4.65%) Perl
11 3 (3.49%) Bash Shell
11 3 (3.49%) Korn
12 2 (2.33%) Erlang
12 2 (2.33%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.16%) Haskell
13 1 (1.16%) Lisp
13 1 (1.16%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 18 (20.93%) Degree
2 10 (11.63%) Computer Science Degree
3 6 (6.98%) SC Cleared
3 6 (6.98%) Security Cleared
4 2 (2.33%) PhD
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.16%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.16%) QA
System Software
1 13 (15.12%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 4 (4.65%) Ansible
1 4 (4.65%) Terraform
2 1 (1.16%) Backup Exec
2 1 (1.16%) EMC NetWorker
2 1 (1.16%) NetBackup
2 1 (1.16%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 15 (17.44%) Oracle
2 4 (4.65%) Google
2 4 (4.65%) Sony
3 2 (2.33%) EMC
4 1 (1.16%) arcserve
4 1 (1.16%) Red Hat