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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 3 8 10
Rank change year-on-year
+5 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 22 8 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 36.67% 18.18% 9.52%
As % of the Programming Languages category 41.51% 20.51% 12.12%
Number of salaries quoted 22 8 4
Average salary £34,000 £35,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.85% -17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £32,000 £37,200
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,600 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
53 39 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 88.33% 88.64% 78.57%
Number of salaries quoted 48 39 31
Average salary £35,000 £32,000 £33,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.37% -5.18%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £42,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

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 19 September 2014. 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 +5 22 £34,000 -2.85% 5
C++
South Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 18 (58.06%) Multimedia
3 16 (51.61%) OOP
4 15 (48.39%) Mac OS
5 14 (45.16%) C
6 13 (41.94%) DTV
7 12 (38.71%) Java
7 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
7 12 (38.71%) OOD
7 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
7 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
7 12 (38.71%) IPTV
8 11 (35.48%) OO
9 9 (29.03%) HTML
10 8 (25.81%) Degree
11 7 (22.58%) Wireshark
11 7 (22.58%) HTTP
11 7 (22.58%) Change Management
11 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
11 7 (22.58%) Requirements Analysis
12 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
12 6 (19.35%) Scrum
12 6 (19.35%) Linux
13 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
13 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
13 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
14 4 (12.90%) Bug Management
14 4 (12.90%) CentOS
14 4 (12.90%) BDD
14 4 (12.90%) Red Hat

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, 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 4 (12.90%) Confluence
2 2 (6.45%) Node.js
Communications & Networking
1 7 (22.58%) HTTP
1 7 (22.58%) Wireshark
2 4 (12.90%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 5 (16.13%) Jenkins
2 4 (12.90%) Fiddler
2 4 (12.90%) JIRA
3 2 (6.45%) Ant
4 1 (3.23%) JUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Selenium
General
1 18 (58.06%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 13 (41.94%) Developer
2 11 (35.48%) Software Engineer
3 10 (32.26%) Software Developer
4 9 (29.03%) C++ Developer
5 6 (19.35%) C++ Software Developer
6 5 (16.13%) Test Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) Software Test Engineer
7 4 (12.90%) C Software Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Integration Engineer
8 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++ Developer
8 3 (9.68%) C Developer
8 3 (9.68%) Analyst
8 3 (9.68%) Test Analyst
9 2 (6.45%) Junior
9 2 (6.45%) JavaScript Developer
10 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Automation Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Junior Test Engineer
10 1 (3.23%) Graduate
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (29.03%) HTML
2 4 (12.90%) CSS
3 2 (6.45%) SVG
3 2 (6.45%) jQuery
3 2 (6.45%) HTML5
3 2 (6.45%) CSS3
3 2 (6.45%) Sass
3 2 (6.45%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 13 (41.94%) DTV
2 12 (38.71%) IPTV
3 6 (19.35%) Analytical Skills
4 5 (16.13%) Computer Science
5 4 (12.90%) Mathematics
6 3 (9.68%) Digital Media
7 2 (6.45%) Arduino
Operating Systems
1 19 (61.29%) Windows
2 15 (48.39%) Mac OS
3 6 (19.35%) Linux
4 4 (12.90%) UNIX
4 4 (12.90%) CentOS
5 1 (3.23%) Android
5 1 (3.23%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (51.61%) OOP
2 12 (38.71%) OOD
2 12 (38.71%) Software Engineering
2 12 (38.71%) Agile Software Development
3 11 (35.48%) OO
4 7 (22.58%) Configuration Management
4 7 (22.58%) Change Management
4 7 (22.58%) Requirements Analysis
5 6 (19.35%) Scrum
6 5 (16.13%) Regression Testing
7 4 (12.90%) Test Management
7 4 (12.90%) TDD
7 4 (12.90%) Continuous Integration
7 4 (12.90%) Product Management
7 4 (12.90%) BDD
7 4 (12.90%) Bug Management
8 3 (9.68%) Cyber Security
8 3 (9.68%) Manual Testing
8 3 (9.68%) Content Management
9 2 (6.45%) UML
Programming Languages
1 14 (45.16%) C
2 12 (38.71%) Java
2 12 (38.71%) JavaScript
3 4 (12.90%) Perl
3 4 (12.90%) Python
3 4 (12.90%) Ruby
3 4 (12.90%) Korn
3 4 (12.90%) Bash Shell
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded C
4 3 (9.68%) Embedded C++
5 2 (6.45%) SQL
5 2 (6.45%) C#
6 1 (3.23%) Groovy
6 1 (3.23%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 8 (25.81%) Degree
Vendors
1 4 (12.90%) Red Hat
2 3 (9.68%) Google
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