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 3 months to 29 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK / Wales
3 months to
29 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 78 37 25
Rank change year-on-year -41 -12  
Permanent jobs citing C++ 25 85 103
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.27% 6.08% 7.74%
As % of the Programming Languages category 4.17% 12.07% 15.21%
Number of salaries quoted 22 69 71
Median salary £37,500 £41,250 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -9.09% -2.94%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £47,250 £53,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +6.25%  

C++ is in the programming language skills category. The next table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Wales with a requirement for programming language skills.

Programming Language Skills
Wales
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for programming language skills 599 704 677
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Wales 54.31% 50.36% 50.90%
Number of salaries quoted 513 606 574
Median salary £38,250 £37,500 £37,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +2.00% +1.35%  
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £25,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £48,500 £50,000
UK excluding London median salary £41,000 £41,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year - +2.50%  

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Wales

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in Wales citing C++ as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Programming Languages category.

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 3 months to 29 March 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 3 months to 29 March 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 -31 22 £37,500 -8.53% 5
West Wales - 2 £47,726 -
North Wales - 1 £37,500 - 2
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 29 March 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 45 (61.64%) C#
2 42 (57.53%) Java
3 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
4 25 (34.25%) C
4 25 (34.25%) Python
4 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
5 24 (32.88%) Degree
6 22 (30.14%) Windows
7 21 (28.77%) HTML
7 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
7 21 (28.77%) PHP
8 20 (27.40%) OO
9 18 (24.66%) .NET
9 18 (24.66%) Objective-C
10 15 (20.55%) SQL
11 14 (19.18%) Linux
11 14 (19.18%) Games
11 14 (19.18%) Android
12 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
12 13 (17.81%) Apple iOS
12 13 (17.81%) Scrum
12 13 (17.81%) CSS
13 11 (15.07%) Unix
14 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
14 10 (13.70%) UML
14 10 (13.70%) OOP
14 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
15 9 (12.33%) DevOps
15 9 (12.33%) SDLC
16 8 (10.96%) MySQL

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 (8.22%) Apache Spark
1 6 (8.22%) Elasticsearch
2 2 (2.74%) Documentum
2 2 (2.74%) FileNet
2 2 (2.74%) IIS
2 2 (2.74%) SharePoint
2 2 (2.74%) Tomcat
Applications
1 3 (4.11%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 6 (8.22%) Dynamics NAV
Cloud Services
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon AWS
1 3 (4.11%) Amazon EC2
1 3 (4.11%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 8 (10.96%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.11%) Broadband
3 2 (2.74%) GSM
3 2 (2.74%) HTTP
4 1 (1.37%) Internet
4 1 (1.37%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (10.96%) MySQL
2 7 (9.59%) Big Data
2 7 (9.59%) SQL Server
3 6 (8.22%) Hadoop
3 6 (8.22%) MongoDB
3 6 (8.22%) NoSQL
3 6 (8.22%) PostgreSQL
4 5 (6.85%) Apache Cassandra
4 5 (6.85%) Relational Database
5 4 (5.48%) SQL Server 2008
6 3 (4.11%) Amazon DynamoDB
7 2 (2.74%) Riak
8 1 (1.37%) Data Mining
8 1 (1.37%) GIS
8 1 (1.37%) SQL Server Reporting Services
8 1 (1.37%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 8 (10.96%) Git (software)
2 6 (8.22%) Grunt
2 6 (8.22%) gulp
2 6 (8.22%) Rational DOORS
2 6 (8.22%) webpack
3 4 (5.48%) Visual Studio
4 3 (4.11%) Rational Rhapsody
4 3 (4.11%) Subversion
5 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
5 2 (2.74%) JUnit
6 1 (1.37%) Android Studio
6 1 (1.37%) Xcode
General
1 14 (19.18%) Games
2 8 (10.96%) Marketing
3 6 (8.22%) Military
4 4 (5.48%) Aerospace
4 4 (5.48%) Finance
5 3 (4.11%) Advertising
5 3 (4.11%) Automotive
5 3 (4.11%) Welsh Language
6 2 (2.74%) Telecoms
7 1 (1.37%) Electronics
7 1 (1.37%) Multimedia
7 1 (1.37%) Retail
Job Titles
1 39 (53.42%) Developer
2 19 (26.03%) Software Engineer
3 17 (23.29%) Software Developer
4 9 (12.33%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (10.96%) Web Developer
6 7 (9.59%) Agile Developer
6 7 (9.59%) C++ Software Engineer
7 6 (8.22%) Analyst
7 6 (8.22%) Java Developer
7 6 (8.22%) Senior Developer
8 5 (6.85%) C++ Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Applications Support
9 4 (5.48%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (5.48%) Junior
9 4 (5.48%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
9 4 (5.48%) Systems Engineer
10 3 (4.11%) Analyst Developer
10 3 (4.11%) C# Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Senior Java Developer
10 3 (4.11%) Support Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (28.77%) HTML
2 18 (24.66%) .NET
3 13 (17.81%) CSS
4 10 (13.70%) AngularJS
5 8 (10.96%) iOS SDK
6 7 (9.59%) Angular 2
6 7 (9.59%) Node.js
6 7 (9.59%) React
7 6 (8.22%) Django
7 6 (8.22%) HTML5
7 6 (8.22%) Sass
8 5 (6.85%) STL
9 4 (5.48%) Qt
10 3 (4.11%) Java EE
10 3 (4.11%) JSON
11 2 (2.74%) Android SDK
11 2 (2.74%) ASP.NET
11 2 (2.74%) POCO
11 2 (2.74%) WPF
11 2 (2.74%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 13 (17.81%) Computer Science
2 8 (10.96%) User Experience
3 7 (9.59%) Mobile App
4 3 (4.11%) CUDA
5 2 (2.74%) Algorithms
5 2 (2.74%) AS400
5 2 (2.74%) Clustering
5 2 (2.74%) FMCG
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.37%) Driving Licence
6 1 (1.37%) EPoS
Operating Systems
1 22 (30.14%) Windows
2 14 (19.18%) Android
2 14 (19.18%) Linux
3 13 (17.81%) Apple iOS
4 11 (15.07%) Unix
5 4 (5.48%) Mac OS
6 3 (4.11%) Windows Server
7 1 (1.37%) Mac OS X
7 1 (1.37%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 29 (39.73%) Software Engineering
2 25 (34.25%) Agile Software Development
3 20 (27.40%) OO
4 13 (17.81%) Scrum
5 10 (13.70%) OOP
5 10 (13.70%) UML
6 9 (12.33%) DevOps
6 9 (12.33%) SDLC
7 8 (10.96%) Mathematics
7 8 (10.96%) Web Development
8 7 (9.59%) Configuration Management
8 7 (9.59%) Cross-Platform Development
8 7 (9.59%) TDD
9 6 (8.22%) Multithreading
9 6 (8.22%) OOA/OOD
9 6 (8.22%) OOD
10 5 (6.85%) Requirements Management
10 5 (6.85%) Software Architecture
11 4 (5.48%) Artificial Intelligence
11 4 (5.48%) System Testing
Programming Languages
1 45 (61.64%) C#
2 42 (57.53%) Java
3 25 (34.25%) C
3 25 (34.25%) Python
4 21 (28.77%) JavaScript
4 21 (28.77%) PHP
5 18 (24.66%) Objective-C
6 15 (20.55%) SQL
7 8 (10.96%) Ruby
8 6 (8.22%) Apple Swift
9 5 (6.85%) Embedded C
9 5 (6.85%) Embedded C++
9 5 (6.85%) Perl
10 2 (2.74%) Bash Shell
10 2 (2.74%) Clojure
10 2 (2.74%) COBOL
10 2 (2.74%) Erlang
10 2 (2.74%) Haskell
10 2 (2.74%) Korn
10 2 (2.74%) Scala
Qualifications
1 24 (32.88%) Degree
2 8 (10.96%) Security Cleared
3 2 (2.74%) SC Cleared
4 1 (1.37%) ISEB
4 1 (1.37%) ISTQB
4 1 (1.37%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (5.48%) MISRA
1 4 (5.48%) MISRA C
2 1 (1.37%) DO-178B
2 1 (1.37%) IEC 61508
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 8 (10.96%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (2.74%) CA Spectrum
1 2 (2.74%) Microsoft Clustering
1 2 (2.74%) Zenoss
2 1 (1.37%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 10 (13.70%) Microsoft
2 4 (5.48%) IBM
2 4 (5.48%) Oracle
3 3 (4.11%) SAP
3 3 (4.11%) Sony
4 2 (2.74%) Blue Prism
4 2 (2.74%) BMC
4 2 (2.74%) CA
4 2 (2.74%) Clearswift
4 2 (2.74%) Green Hills
4 2 (2.74%) LogRhythm
4 2 (2.74%) OpenText
4 2 (2.74%) ServiceNow
5 1 (1.37%) Xamarin
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