Period
to 28 February 2020

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 28 February 2020 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
UK > Wales
6 months to
28 Feb 2020
Same period 2019 Same period 2018
Rank 85 59 88
Rank change year-on-year -26 +29 -21
Permanent jobs citing C++ 39 65 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 2.14% 3.56% 2.57%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.92% 6.55% 4.87%
Number of salaries quoted 34 57 41
Wales median annual salary £41,250 £40,000 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.13% -5.88% +6.25%
10th Percentile £26,125 £28,450 £25,250
90th Percentile £72,000 £52,700 £56,250
UK median annual salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +4.76% +5.00% +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 996 993 1,007
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Wales 54.73% 54.38% 52.86%
Number of salaries quoted 861 828 860
Wales median annual salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.25% +3.90% +2.67%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,749 £25,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £57,500 £54,844
UK median annual salary £52,500 £52,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +0.96% +4.00% +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 28 February 2020.

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 28 February 2020. 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 -22 37 £41,250 +3.13% 13
West Wales -4 2 £37,000 +19.35% 3
C++
UK

For the 6 months to 28 February 2020, 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 21 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 20 (51.28%) Scrum
3 17 (43.59%) OO
4 16 (41.03%) C#
5 15 (38.46%) Windows
5 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
6 14 (35.90%) Linux
6 14 (35.90%) Java
7 13 (33.33%) PHP
7 13 (33.33%) Degree
8 12 (30.77%) C
8 12 (30.77%) Web Services
9 11 (28.21%) .NET
10 10 (25.64%) SQL
11 9 (23.08%) Python
11 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
12 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
12 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
12 8 (20.51%) Kanban
12 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
12 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
12 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
12 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
12 8 (20.51%) Unix
12 8 (20.51%) Project Management
13 7 (17.95%) Games
13 7 (17.95%) SOA
14 6 (15.38%) HTML
14 6 (15.38%) CSS
14 6 (15.38%) TDD

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 1 (2.56%) Apache
Applications
1 3 (7.69%) Microsoft Office
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.56%) AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (10.26%) SNMP
1 4 (10.26%) TCP/IP
1 4 (10.26%) VoIP
2 1 (2.56%) Peer-to-Peer Networking
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (12.82%) Data Warehouse
1 5 (12.82%) MySQL
2 4 (10.26%) DB2
2 4 (10.26%) GIS
2 4 (10.26%) Relational Database
3 3 (7.69%) BusinessObjects
3 3 (7.69%) MS Access
4 1 (2.56%) Big Data
4 1 (2.56%) Blockchain
4 1 (2.56%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 9 (23.08%) Git (software)
2 8 (20.51%) Cucumber
2 8 (20.51%) Jenkins
3 5 (12.82%) Rational Team Concert
3 5 (12.82%) Subversion
General
1 7 (17.95%) Games
2 5 (12.82%) Avionics
3 4 (10.26%) Finance
3 4 (10.26%) Military
4 2 (5.13%) Electronics
5 1 (2.56%) Aerospace
5 1 (2.56%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 19 (48.72%) Developer
2 14 (35.90%) C++ Developer
2 14 (35.90%) Software Engineer
3 8 (20.51%) Junior
3 8 (20.51%) Junior Developer
4 4 (10.26%) Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Automation Architect
4 4 (10.26%) Junior C++ Developer
5 3 (7.69%) C++ Software Engineer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior C++ Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Senior Developer
5 3 (7.69%) Software Developer
6 2 (5.13%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Electronics Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Graduate Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Junior Software Developer
7 1 (2.56%) Technical Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (30.77%) Web Services
2 11 (28.21%) .NET
3 6 (15.38%) CSS
3 6 (15.38%) HTML
4 5 (12.82%) .NET Framework
4 5 (12.82%) AngularJS
4 5 (12.82%) Aurelia
4 5 (12.82%) HTML5
4 5 (12.82%) REST
5 4 (10.26%) .NET Core
5 4 (10.26%) DirectX
5 4 (10.26%) OpenGL
5 4 (10.26%) Qt
6 3 (7.69%) Django
6 3 (7.69%) Laravel
6 3 (7.69%) Vue.js
7 2 (5.13%) React
8 1 (2.56%) Ajax
8 1 (2.56%) LAMP
Miscellaneous
1 1 (2.56%) Algorithms
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Mindset
1 1 (2.56%) Analytical Skills
1 1 (2.56%) Arduino
1 1 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (2.56%) Raspberry Pi
1 1 (2.56%) Self-Motivation
1 1 (2.56%) Smartphone
Operating Systems
1 15 (38.46%) Windows
2 14 (35.90%) Linux
3 8 (20.51%) Unix
4 5 (12.82%) Android
4 5 (12.82%) Apple iOS
4 5 (12.82%) Mac OS
5 4 (10.26%) Windows 10
Processes & Methodologies
1 21 (53.85%) Software Engineering
2 20 (51.28%) Scrum
3 17 (43.59%) OO
4 15 (38.46%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (20.51%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (20.51%) Kanban
5 8 (20.51%) Mentoring
5 8 (20.51%) Project Management
5 8 (20.51%) Test Automation
6 7 (17.95%) SOA
7 6 (15.38%) TDD
8 5 (12.82%) Collaborative Working
8 5 (12.82%) Cybersecurity
8 5 (12.82%) Sprint Review
8 5 (12.82%) UML
9 4 (10.26%) DevOps
9 4 (10.26%) Game Development
9 4 (10.26%) Infrastructure Automation
9 4 (10.26%) Microservices
9 4 (10.26%) Technology Roadmap
Programming Languages
1 16 (41.03%) C#
2 14 (35.90%) Java
3 13 (33.33%) PHP
4 12 (30.77%) C
5 10 (25.64%) SQL
6 9 (23.08%) Python
7 8 (20.51%) JavaScript
8 5 (12.82%) TypeScript
9 4 (10.26%) VB
9 4 (10.26%) VBA
10 2 (5.13%) Embedded C
10 2 (5.13%) Embedded C++
11 1 (2.56%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 13 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (2.56%) Computer Science Degree
2 1 (2.56%) IIBA
2 1 (2.56%) Six Sigma Green Belt
2 1 (2.56%) TOGAF Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (10.26%) QA
System Software
1 4 (10.26%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (2.56%) Kubernetes
Vendors
1 5 (12.82%) IBM
2 4 (10.26%) Blue Prism
2 4 (10.26%) Xceptor
3 1 (2.56%) EMC
3 1 (2.56%) TOWER Software