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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 32 18 17
Rank change year-on-year
-14 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 3 10 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 1.49% 6.85% 8.80%
As % of the Programming Languages category 3.53% 17.54% 14.29%
Number of salaries quoted 2 10 11
Average salary £38,750 £39,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-0.64% +20.00%
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
85 57 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 42.08% 39.04% 61.60%
Number of salaries quoted 81 53 69
Average salary £35,000 £35,000 £32,958
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +6.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £21,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (80.00%) Windows
3 6 (60.00%) C
4 5 (50.00%) OOD
4 5 (50.00%) Multimedia
5 4 (40.00%) IPTV
5 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
5 4 (40.00%) DTV
5 4 (40.00%) OOP
5 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
6 3 (30.00%) Degree
7 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
7 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
7 2 (20.00%) UML
7 2 (20.00%) OO
7 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
8 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
8 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
8 1 (10.00%) VoIP
8 1 (10.00%) SNMP
8 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
8 1 (10.00%) C#
8 1 (10.00%) Java
8 1 (10.00%) SQL
8 1 (10.00%) MFC
8 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 1 (10.00%) Project Management
8 1 (10.00%) Electronics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 1 May 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 2 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (10.00%) VoIP
1 1 (10.00%) SNMP
1 1 (10.00%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (20.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (10.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (10.00%) Subversion
2 1 (10.00%) StarTeam
2 1 (10.00%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (10.00%) Rational Rhapsody
General
1 5 (50.00%) Multimedia
2 1 (10.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Aerospace
2 1 (10.00%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 7 (70.00%) Software Engineer
2 6 (60.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (50.00%) C Software Engineer
4 4 (40.00%) Developer
5 3 (30.00%) C++ Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Graduate Developer
6 2 (20.00%) Graduate
7 1 (10.00%) Software Developer
7 1 (10.00%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
7 1 (10.00%) C Developer
7 1 (10.00%) iOS Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) MFC
1 1 (10.00%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 4 (40.00%) IPTV
1 4 (40.00%) DTV
2 2 (20.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (80.00%) Windows
2 4 (40.00%) Mac OS
3 1 (10.00%) Android
3 1 (10.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (90.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (50.00%) OOD
3 4 (40.00%) OOP
4 2 (20.00%) UML
4 2 (20.00%) OO
5 1 (10.00%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (10.00%) Configuration Management
5 1 (10.00%) Project Management
5 1 (10.00%) Requirements Management
5 1 (10.00%) Automation Testing
5 1 (10.00%) Android Development
5 1 (10.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
2 1 (10.00%) C#
2 1 (10.00%) Java
2 1 (10.00%) SQL
2 1 (10.00%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 3 (30.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (10.00%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 1 (10.00%) Green Hills
2 1 (10.00%) Coverity