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 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 24 16 13
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 12 9 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 5.94% 6.82% 15.97%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.54% 13.43% 26.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 9 23
Average salary £27,500 £34,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.11% -9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £21,500 £32,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £42,500 £42,400
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
104 67 88
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newport 51.49% 50.76% 61.11%
Number of salaries quoted 89 63 84
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,500 £29,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £42,000 £43,700
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.26% +5.33%

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 28 August 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Newport

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newport

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 9 (56.25%) Degree
3 5 (31.25%) C
3 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
4 4 (25.00%) UML
5 3 (18.75%) OO
5 3 (18.75%) Java
5 3 (18.75%) SQL
5 3 (18.75%) OOD
5 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
5 3 (18.75%) Android
5 3 (18.75%) Multimedia
5 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
5 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (12.50%) SDLC
6 2 (12.50%) Android SDK
6 2 (12.50%) Android Development
6 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
6 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
6 2 (12.50%) C#
6 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
7 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
7 1 (6.25%) XML
7 1 (6.25%) Linux
7 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
7 1 (6.25%) OOP
7 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
7 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
7 1 (6.25%) Perl

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Newport by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (6.25%) Confluence
Applications
1 1 (6.25%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (18.75%) TCP/IP
2 1 (6.25%) VoIP
2 1 (6.25%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (6.25%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (12.50%) Visual Studio
2 1 (6.25%) Eclipse
2 1 (6.25%) Subversion
2 1 (6.25%) StarTeam
2 1 (6.25%) JIRA
2 1 (6.25%) Cucumber
2 1 (6.25%) Rational DOORS
2 1 (6.25%) Rational Rhapsody
2 1 (6.25%) Jenkins
2 1 (6.25%) JUnit
General
1 3 (18.75%) Manufacturing
1 3 (18.75%) Multimedia
2 1 (6.25%) Electronics
2 1 (6.25%) Aerospace
2 1 (6.25%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 11 (68.75%) Software Engineer
2 6 (37.50%) Developer
2 6 (37.50%) C++ Software Engineer
3 5 (31.25%) C++ Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Graduate
4 3 (18.75%) Software Developer
4 3 (18.75%) Junior
5 2 (12.50%) Graduate Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior C++ Developer
5 2 (12.50%) Android Software Engineer
5 2 (12.50%) Junior Developer
5 2 (12.50%) C++ Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) Graduate C++ Developer
6 1 (6.25%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (6.25%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (12.50%) Android SDK
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET Web API
2 1 (6.25%) .NET
2 1 (6.25%) MFC
2 1 (6.25%) ASP.NET
2 1 (6.25%) XML
2 1 (6.25%) POCO
Miscellaneous
1 5 (31.25%) Computer Science
2 3 (18.75%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (12.50%) Client/Server
4 1 (6.25%) DTV
4 1 (6.25%) Device Driver
4 1 (6.25%) IPTV
4 1 (6.25%) Physics
4 1 (6.25%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 9 (56.25%) Windows
2 3 (18.75%) Android
3 1 (6.25%) Mac OS
3 1 (6.25%) Apple iOS
3 1 (6.25%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (87.50%) Software Engineering
2 4 (25.00%) UML
3 3 (18.75%) OO
3 3 (18.75%) OOD
4 2 (12.50%) Android Development
4 2 (12.50%) SDLC
5 1 (6.25%) API Development
5 1 (6.25%) OOP
5 1 (6.25%) OOA/OOD
5 1 (6.25%) Configuration Management
5 1 (6.25%) Project Management
5 1 (6.25%) Regression Testing
5 1 (6.25%) Scrum
5 1 (6.25%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (6.25%) TDD
5 1 (6.25%) Requirements Management
5 1 (6.25%) Test Scripting
5 1 (6.25%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (6.25%) Multithreading
5 1 (6.25%) Time Management
Programming Languages
1 5 (31.25%) C
2 3 (18.75%) Java
2 3 (18.75%) SQL
3 2 (12.50%) C#
4 1 (6.25%) JavaScript
4 1 (6.25%) Perl
4 1 (6.25%) Objective-C
4 1 (6.25%) Korn
4 1 (6.25%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 9 (56.25%) Degree
2 1 (6.25%) SC Cleared
2 1 (6.25%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 2 (12.50%) Microsoft
2 1 (6.25%) Green Hills
2 1 (6.25%) Coverity