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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 8 9 12
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 23 12 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 24.21% 22.22% 13.46%
As % of the Programming Languages category 36.51% 23.53% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 23 12 7
Average salary £35,000 £30,000 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+16.66% -16.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £28,000 £34,800
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £34,800 £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
63 51 45
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 66.32% 94.44% 86.54%
Number of salaries quoted 63 50 44
Average salary £37,500 £30,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.95% -19.73%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £24,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £47,500 £40,000 £36,900
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%

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 6 July 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 6 July 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 +1 23 £35,000 +16.66%
C++
South Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 53 (73.61%) C
2 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
3 36 (50.00%) Degree
4 33 (45.83%) Software Engineering
4 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
5 32 (44.44%) PlayReady
6 31 (43.06%) Windows
6 31 (43.06%) OO
7 29 (40.28%) Java
8 24 (33.33%) HTTP
8 24 (33.33%) Internet
8 24 (33.33%) DRM
8 24 (33.33%) DVB
8 24 (33.33%) Web Application Development
9 23 (31.94%) Apple iOS
9 23 (31.94%) Objective-C
10 21 (29.17%) DTV
10 21 (29.17%) JIRA
11 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
11 20 (27.78%) Perforce
12 19 (26.39%) Apple
12 19 (26.39%) Android
13 18 (25.00%) iPhone
13 18 (25.00%) OOD
14 16 (22.22%) Cryptography
14 16 (22.22%) Mac OS X
14 16 (22.22%) HTML
14 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
14 16 (22.22%) iPad
15 15 (20.83%) iOS Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 6 July 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 7 (9.72%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 13 (18.06%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.33%) HTTP
1 24 (33.33%) Internet
1 24 (33.33%) DVB
2 1 (1.39%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 13 (18.06%) Data Mining
1 13 (18.06%) Big Data
2 5 (6.94%) VoltDB
2 5 (6.94%) NoSQL
3 2 (2.78%) Relational Database
4 1 (1.39%) MySQL
4 1 (1.39%) Informix
Development Applications
1 21 (29.17%) JIRA
2 1 (1.39%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.39%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.39%) Zephyr
2 1 (1.39%) JUnit
General
1 14 (19.44%) Advertising
1 14 (19.44%) Multimedia
1 14 (19.44%) Marketing
2 7 (9.72%) Telecoms
3 1 (1.39%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (23.61%) Developer
2 16 (22.22%) Team Leader
3 15 (20.83%) Software Engineer
4 8 (11.11%) Architect
4 8 (11.11%) Desktop Team Leader
5 6 (8.33%) Software Developer
5 6 (8.33%) Test Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Automation Engineer
5 6 (8.33%) Test Automation Engineer
6 5 (6.94%) C++ Developer
6 5 (6.94%) AWS Developer
7 4 (5.56%) Software Architect
7 4 (5.56%) Multimedia Developer
8 3 (4.17%) Analyst
8 3 (4.17%) Test Analyst
9 2 (2.78%) ScrumMaster
9 2 (2.78%) Android Developer
9 2 (2.78%) C++ Software Engineer
9 2 (2.78%) Database Developer
10 1 (1.39%) QA Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 32 (44.44%) PlayReady
2 16 (22.22%) HTML
3 8 (11.11%) OpenGL
3 8 (11.11%) GStreamer
3 8 (11.11%) WebKit
3 8 (11.11%) Widevine
4 6 (8.33%) iOS SDK
5 5 (6.94%) Web Services
6 2 (2.78%) POSIX
6 2 (2.78%) Pthreads
6 2 (2.78%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 2 (2.78%) PCRE
7 1 (1.39%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 21 (29.17%) DTV
2 20 (27.78%) Computer Science
3 18 (25.00%) iPhone
4 16 (22.22%) iPad
4 16 (22.22%) Cryptography
5 14 (19.44%) IPTV
6 12 (16.67%) Streaming Video
6 12 (16.67%) Over-the-Top Content
6 12 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
7 8 (11.11%) Mobile App
7 8 (11.11%) Video on Demand
8 5 (6.94%) Digital Media
9 4 (5.56%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 31 (43.06%) Windows
2 23 (31.94%) Apple iOS
3 19 (26.39%) Android
4 16 (22.22%) Mac OS X
5 14 (19.44%) Mac OS
6 11 (15.28%) Linux
7 7 (9.72%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.94%) Agile Software Development
2 33 (45.83%) Software Engineering
3 31 (43.06%) OO
4 24 (33.33%) DRM
4 24 (33.33%) Web Application Development
5 18 (25.00%) OOD
6 16 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
7 15 (20.83%) iOS Development
7 15 (20.83%) UML
8 14 (19.44%) E-Commerce
8 14 (19.44%) Mobile Marketing
9 13 (18.06%) Cyber Security
10 12 (16.67%) Mentoring
10 12 (16.67%) Coaching
11 11 (15.28%) Android Development
11 11 (15.28%) OOP
12 8 (11.11%) Change Management
12 8 (11.11%) Regression Testing
12 8 (11.11%) Technical Architecture
12 8 (11.11%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 53 (73.61%) C
2 33 (45.83%) JavaScript
3 29 (40.28%) Java
4 23 (31.94%) Objective-C
5 5 (6.94%) Shell Script
5 5 (6.94%) Perl
5 5 (6.94%) SQL
5 5 (6.94%) Python
6 3 (4.17%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.39%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 36 (50.00%) Degree
2 9 (12.50%) ISEB
3 1 (1.39%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.39%) QA
Vendors
1 20 (27.78%) Perforce
2 19 (26.39%) Apple
3 3 (4.17%) Google