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 9 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
9 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
C++
Rank 21 1 14
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +13
Permanent jobs citing C++ 11 45 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 11.22% 34.88% 13.21%
As % of the Programming Languages category 21.15% 46.88% 13.46%
Number of salaries quoted 9 29 7
Average salary £47,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.58% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £39,500 £32,500 £34,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,600 £52,500 £44,400
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -
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
52 96 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 53.06% 74.42% 98.11%
Number of salaries quoted 40 72 51
Average salary £38,500 £37,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.66% -
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,000 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,000 £48,250 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +5.26%

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 9 February 2016.

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 9 February 2016. 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 -20 11 £47,000 +10.58%
C++
South Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
3 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
4 9 (39.13%) DTV
4 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
4 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
5 8 (34.78%) C
5 8 (34.78%) HTML
6 7 (30.43%) Java
6 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
7 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
7 6 (26.09%) User Experience
7 6 (26.09%) PaaS
7 6 (26.09%) Advertising
7 6 (26.09%) Scrum
7 6 (26.09%) Marketing
7 6 (26.09%) Apache
8 5 (21.74%) Unix
8 5 (21.74%) Windows
8 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
8 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
8 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
8 5 (21.74%) IPTV
8 5 (21.74%) Objective-C
8 5 (21.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
8 5 (21.74%) HTML5
8 5 (21.74%) Mobile Marketing
8 5 (21.74%) Big Data
9 4 (17.39%) Energy Management

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 9 February 2016, 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 6 (26.09%) Apache
2 4 (17.39%) Confluence
Cloud Services
1 6 (26.09%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (21.74%) TCP/IP
2 4 (17.39%) Internet
3 3 (13.04%) HTTP
3 3 (13.04%) SSL
4 2 (8.70%) LAN
5 1 (4.35%) iSCSI
5 1 (4.35%) NAS
5 1 (4.35%) SAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (21.74%) Big Data
1 5 (21.74%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 6 (26.09%) Cucumber
2 4 (17.39%) Atlassian Bamboo
2 4 (17.39%) FitNesse
2 4 (17.39%) Jenkins
2 4 (17.39%) JIRA
2 4 (17.39%) JUnit
2 4 (17.39%) TestLink
2 4 (17.39%) VersionOne
General
1 7 (30.43%) Telecoms
2 6 (26.09%) Advertising
2 6 (26.09%) Marketing
3 4 (17.39%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 15 (65.22%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) C++ Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C/C++ Developer
3 7 (30.43%) C++ Software Developer
3 7 (30.43%) Software Developer
4 5 (21.74%) C Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) C/C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) C++ Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Software Engineer
4 5 (21.74%) Web Developer
5 4 (17.39%) C/C++ Software Developer
5 4 (17.39%) Developer/Software Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Java Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Objective-C Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Java Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Senior Test Engineer
5 4 (17.39%) Test Engineer
6 2 (8.70%) Analyst
6 2 (8.70%) Test Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (34.78%) HTML
2 5 (21.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (21.74%) HTML5
3 4 (17.39%) .NET
3 4 (17.39%) ASP.NET
4 1 (4.35%) Apache Flex
4 1 (4.35%) CSS
4 1 (4.35%) CSS3
Miscellaneous
1 9 (39.13%) DTV
2 6 (26.09%) User Experience
3 5 (21.74%) IPTV
4 4 (17.39%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 16 (69.57%) Linux
2 5 (21.74%) Mac OS
2 5 (21.74%) Unix
2 5 (21.74%) Windows
3 4 (17.39%) CentOS
3 4 (17.39%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (4.35%) Android
4 1 (4.35%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 12 (52.17%) Agile Software Development
2 9 (39.13%) Cybersecurity
2 9 (39.13%) Software Engineering
3 6 (26.09%) Scrum
4 5 (21.74%) E-Commerce
4 5 (21.74%) Mobile Marketing
5 4 (17.39%) BDD
5 4 (17.39%) Continuous Integration
5 4 (17.39%) Energy Management
5 4 (17.39%) TDD
5 4 (17.39%) Test Management
6 3 (13.04%) Configuration Management
6 3 (13.04%) Unit Testing
7 2 (8.70%) OOD
7 2 (8.70%) OOP
7 2 (8.70%) Regression Testing
7 2 (8.70%) SDLC
8 1 (4.35%) OO
8 1 (4.35%) SOA
8 1 (4.35%) Test Scripting
Programming Languages
1 10 (43.48%) JavaScript
2 8 (34.78%) C
3 7 (30.43%) Java
4 5 (21.74%) Objective-C
5 4 (17.39%) C#
5 4 (17.39%) Python
5 4 (17.39%) SQL
5 4 (17.39%) VB.NET
6 2 (8.70%) Bash Shell
6 2 (8.70%) Korn
6 2 (8.70%) Perl
6 2 (8.70%) Ruby
Qualifications
1 2 (8.70%) ISEB
1 2 (8.70%) ISTQB
System Software
1 1 (4.35%) NFS
Vendors
1 4 (17.39%) Perforce
1 4 (17.39%) Red Hat
2 1 (4.35%) EMC
2 1 (4.35%) IBM