The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Newport region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 26 31 19
Rank change year-on-year
+5 -12
Permanent jobs citing C++ 7 5 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 3.74% 3.31% 9.33%
As % of the Programming Languages category 9.21% 5.95% 16.28%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 14
Average salary £42,500 £30,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+41.66% -14.28%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
C++
South Wales

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newport region.

Programming Languages Category
Newport
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
76 84 86
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 40.64% 55.63% 57.33%
Number of salaries quoted 71 66 77
Average salary £33,500 £34,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-1.47% -2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £44,300 £42,500 £43,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Newport region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Newport

C++
Salary Trend in Newport

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

C++ Salary Trend in Newport

C++
Salary Histogram in Newport

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Newport region over the 3 months to 29 January 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Newport

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newport region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++.

1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 8 (66.67%) Multimedia
3 6 (50.00%) C
3 6 (50.00%) OOD
4 5 (41.67%) OOP
4 5 (41.67%) DTV
4 5 (41.67%) IPTV
4 5 (41.67%) Mac OS
5 3 (25.00%) Degree
5 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
5 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
6 2 (16.67%) Scrum
6 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
6 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
6 2 (16.67%) TDD
6 2 (16.67%) Python
6 2 (16.67%) HTTP
6 2 (16.67%) HTML
6 2 (16.67%) Java
6 2 (16.67%) Linux
6 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
6 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
6 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
6 2 (16.67%) Korn
6 2 (16.67%) Ruby
6 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
6 2 (16.67%) BDD
7 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the Newport region citing C++ also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited C++. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (8.33%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (16.67%) HTTP
2 1 (8.33%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (16.67%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (16.67%) Visual Studio
General
1 8 (66.67%) Multimedia
2 1 (8.33%) Electronics
2 1 (8.33%) Military
Job Titles
1 7 (58.33%) Software Engineer
2 6 (50.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (41.67%) C Software Engineer
4 3 (25.00%) Developer
4 3 (25.00%) Graduate
5 2 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Test Engineer
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (16.67%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Developer
6 1 (8.33%) Graduate Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (16.67%) HTML
2 1 (8.33%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 5 (41.67%) DTV
1 5 (41.67%) IPTV
2 3 (25.00%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 8 (66.67%) Windows
2 5 (41.67%) Mac OS
3 2 (16.67%) Linux
3 2 (16.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (8.33%) Android
4 1 (8.33%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (75.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (50.00%) OOD
3 5 (41.67%) OOP
4 3 (25.00%) Automation Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Scrum
5 2 (16.67%) Regression Testing
5 2 (16.67%) Agile Software Development
5 2 (16.67%) TDD
5 2 (16.67%) BDD
6 1 (8.33%) System Testing
6 1 (8.33%) Android Development
6 1 (8.33%) iOS Development
6 1 (8.33%) OO
Programming Languages
1 6 (50.00%) C
2 2 (16.67%) Python
2 2 (16.67%) Java
2 2 (16.67%) Korn
2 2 (16.67%) Ruby
2 2 (16.67%) Bash Shell
3 1 (8.33%) Embedded C
3 1 (8.33%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (25.00%) Degree
2 1 (8.33%) SC Cleared
2 1 (8.33%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (16.67%) Red Hat
2 1 (8.33%) Microsoft