The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Torfaen region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 27 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 3 6 15
Rank change year-on-year
+3 +9
Permanent jobs citing C++ 47 9 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 37.30% 25.00% 13.24%
As % of the Programming Languages category 52.22% 28.13% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 31 9 9
Average salary £43,000 £34,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+26.47% -15.00%
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 Torfaen region.

Programming Languages Category
Torfaen
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
90 32 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 71.43% 88.89% 79.41%
Number of salaries quoted 66 32 54
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £40,600 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

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

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Torfaen

C++
Salary Trend in Torfaen

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

C++ Salary Trend in Torfaen

C++
Salary Histogram in Torfaen

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Torfaen

C++
Job Locations in Torfaen

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ within the Torfaen region over the 3 months to 27 March 2015. 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
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Cwmbran +3 47 £43,000 +26.47%
C++
South Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 56 (76.71%) C
2 41 (56.16%) Windows
3 36 (49.32%) Software Engineering
4 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
5 29 (39.73%) JavaScript
6 28 (38.36%) Degree
7 25 (34.25%) Mac OS
7 25 (34.25%) HTTP
8 24 (32.88%) OO
9 23 (31.51%) Internet
10 22 (30.14%) DVB
10 22 (30.14%) Web Application Development
11 21 (28.77%) JIRA
11 21 (28.77%) IPTV
11 21 (28.77%) DRM
11 21 (28.77%) Java
12 20 (27.40%) OOD
12 20 (27.40%) DTV
12 20 (27.40%) Objective-C
12 20 (27.40%) Apple iOS
13 18 (24.66%) Perforce
13 18 (24.66%) HTML
14 17 (23.29%) OOP
14 17 (23.29%) Apple
15 16 (21.92%) Multimedia
15 16 (21.92%) Computer Science
15 16 (21.92%) Android
15 16 (21.92%) iPhone
16 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (19.18%) iPad

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 2015, IT jobs across the Torfaen 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 9 (12.33%) Apache
2 2 (2.74%) Confluence
3 1 (1.37%) JBoss
3 1 (1.37%) WebSphere
3 1 (1.37%) GlassFish
Cloud Services
1 9 (12.33%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 25 (34.25%) HTTP
2 23 (31.51%) Internet
3 22 (30.14%) DVB
4 6 (8.22%) TCP/IP
5 2 (2.74%) SSL
5 2 (2.74%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 9 (12.33%) Big Data
2 8 (10.96%) Data Mining
3 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.37%) RDBMS
4 1 (1.37%) MySQL
4 1 (1.37%) Informix
Development Applications
1 21 (28.77%) JIRA
2 4 (5.48%) Jenkins
3 2 (2.74%) Fiddler
3 2 (2.74%) Cucumber
3 2 (2.74%) JUnit
3 2 (2.74%) TestLink
4 1 (1.37%) Zephyr
General
1 16 (21.92%) Multimedia
2 9 (12.33%) Marketing
2 9 (12.33%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 18 (24.66%) Software Engineer
1 18 (24.66%) Developer
2 14 (19.18%) Team Leader
3 9 (12.33%) Analyst
3 9 (12.33%) Test Analyst
4 7 (9.59%) Software Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Architect
4 7 (9.59%) C++ Developer
4 7 (9.59%) Desktop Team Leader
5 4 (5.48%) Multimedia Developer
6 3 (4.11%) C Developer
6 3 (4.11%) C Software Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) iOS Developer
6 3 (4.11%) AWS Developer
6 3 (4.11%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Test Engineer
6 3 (4.11%) Software Architect
7 2 (2.74%) Software Test Engineer
7 2 (2.74%) Head of Development
7 2 (2.74%) Head of Software Development
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (24.66%) HTML
2 8 (10.96%) WebKit
3 7 (9.59%) OpenGL
3 7 (9.59%) GStreamer
4 6 (8.22%) Web Services
5 5 (6.85%) iOS SDK
6 4 (5.48%) Pthreads
6 4 (5.48%) POSIX
7 2 (2.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 1 (1.37%) XML
8 1 (1.37%) DOM
8 1 (1.37%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (28.77%) IPTV
2 20 (27.40%) DTV
3 16 (21.92%) Computer Science
3 16 (21.92%) iPhone
4 14 (19.18%) Cryptography
4 14 (19.18%) iPad
5 12 (16.44%) Digital Media
5 12 (16.44%) Over-the-Top Content
6 11 (15.07%) Streaming Video
7 9 (12.33%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (10.96%) Video on Demand
9 7 (9.59%) Mobile App
10 6 (8.22%) Algorithms
11 2 (2.74%) Data Integration
12 1 (1.37%) Client/Server
12 1 (1.37%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 41 (56.16%) Windows
2 25 (34.25%) Mac OS
3 20 (27.40%) Apple iOS
4 16 (21.92%) Android
5 14 (19.18%) Mac OS X
6 12 (16.44%) Linux
7 11 (15.07%) UNIX
8 3 (4.11%) CentOS
9 1 (1.37%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
9 1 (1.37%) SUSE
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (49.32%) Software Engineering
2 32 (43.84%) Agile Software Development
3 24 (32.88%) OO
4 22 (30.14%) Web Application Development
5 21 (28.77%) DRM
6 20 (27.40%) OOD
7 17 (23.29%) OOP
8 15 (20.55%) Continuous Integration
9 13 (17.81%) Cyber Security
9 13 (17.81%) iOS Development
10 12 (16.44%) Mentoring
10 12 (16.44%) Coaching
11 11 (15.07%) Manual Testing
12 10 (13.70%) UML
13 9 (12.33%) E-Commerce
13 9 (12.33%) Mobile Marketing
13 9 (12.33%) Android Development
14 7 (9.59%) Change Management
14 7 (9.59%) Technical Architecture
15 6 (8.22%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 56 (76.71%) C
2 29 (39.73%) JavaScript
3 21 (28.77%) Java
4 20 (27.40%) Objective-C
5 7 (9.59%) Embedded C
6 4 (5.48%) Perl
6 4 (5.48%) Python
7 3 (4.11%) Korn
7 3 (4.11%) Bash Shell
7 3 (4.11%) Embedded C++
8 2 (2.74%) Ruby
9 1 (1.37%) SQL
Qualifications
1 28 (38.36%) Degree
2 5 (6.85%) ISEB
3 1 (1.37%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.37%) QA
Vendors
1 18 (24.66%) Perforce
2 17 (23.29%) Apple
3 9 (12.33%) Google
4 4 (5.48%) Red Hat