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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 12 10 9
Rank change year-on-year
-2 -1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 16 13 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 19.28% 20.31% 20.37%
As % of the Programming Languages category 28.57% 22.81% 23.91%
Number of salaries quoted 16 13 11
Average salary £35,000 £32,500 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.69% -9.72%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,750 £28,400 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,750 £42,500 £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%
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
56 57 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Torfaen 67.47% 89.06% 85.19%
Number of salaries quoted 56 56 45
Average salary £35,000 £31,250 £36,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.00% -13.19%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £24,000 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £38,500 £42,500
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 31 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 31 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 -2 16 £35,000 +7.69%
C++
South Wales

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Torfaen

For the 6 months to 31 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 36 (63.16%) C
2 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (45.61%) Java
4 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
5 24 (42.11%) OO
5 24 (42.11%) Degree
6 22 (38.60%) Software Engineering
7 21 (36.84%) Windows
7 21 (36.84%) DTV
8 20 (35.09%) PlayReady
9 17 (29.82%) Apple iOS
9 17 (29.82%) OOD
9 17 (29.82%) Objective-C
10 16 (28.07%) Android
10 16 (28.07%) Cyber Security
11 15 (26.32%) Web Application Development
11 15 (26.32%) IPTV
11 15 (26.32%) HTTP
11 15 (26.32%) DVB
11 15 (26.32%) DRM
11 15 (26.32%) Apple
11 15 (26.32%) Internet
12 14 (24.56%) UML
12 14 (24.56%) Multimedia
12 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
13 12 (21.05%) iPhone
13 12 (21.05%) iOS Development
13 12 (21.05%) JIRA
14 11 (19.30%) Perforce
14 11 (19.30%) Android Development

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Torfaen by Category

For the 6 months to 31 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 1 (1.75%) Apache
Cloud Services
1 7 (12.28%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 15 (26.32%) HTTP
1 15 (26.32%) Internet
1 15 (26.32%) DVB
2 1 (1.75%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (12.28%) Data Mining
1 7 (12.28%) Big Data
2 5 (8.77%) VoltDB
2 5 (8.77%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.75%) MySQL
3 1 (1.75%) Informix
Development Applications
1 12 (21.05%) JIRA
2 1 (1.75%) Cucumber
2 1 (1.75%) Jenkins
2 1 (1.75%) Zephyr
2 1 (1.75%) JUnit
General
1 14 (24.56%) Multimedia
2 8 (14.04%) Marketing
2 8 (14.04%) Advertising
3 7 (12.28%) Telecoms
4 1 (1.75%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 17 (29.82%) Developer
2 10 (17.54%) Team Leader
3 9 (15.79%) Software Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Test Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Automation Engineer
4 7 (12.28%) Test Automation Engineer
5 5 (8.77%) Android Developer
5 5 (8.77%) AWS Developer
5 5 (8.77%) Architect
5 5 (8.77%) Desktop Team Leader
6 4 (7.02%) Software Architect
7 3 (5.26%) Software Developer
8 2 (3.51%) Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) Test Analyst
8 2 (3.51%) C++ Developer
8 2 (3.51%) ScrumMaster
8 2 (3.51%) Database Developer
9 1 (1.75%) QA Engineer
9 1 (1.75%) Multimedia Developer
9 1 (1.75%) C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (35.09%) PlayReady
2 10 (17.54%) HTML
3 6 (10.53%) iOS SDK
4 5 (8.77%) Widevine
4 5 (8.77%) OpenGL
4 5 (8.77%) GStreamer
5 3 (5.26%) Web Services
5 3 (5.26%) Android SDK
6 2 (3.51%) WebKit
Miscellaneous
1 21 (36.84%) DTV
2 15 (26.32%) IPTV
3 12 (21.05%) iPhone
4 10 (17.54%) iPad
4 10 (17.54%) Cryptography
5 9 (15.79%) Analytical Skills
6 8 (14.04%) Computer Science
7 6 (10.53%) Streaming Video
8 5 (8.77%) Mobile App
9 4 (7.02%) Digital Media
10 3 (5.26%) Over-the-Top Content
11 2 (3.51%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 21 (36.84%) Windows
2 17 (29.82%) Apple iOS
3 16 (28.07%) Android
4 10 (17.54%) Mac OS
4 10 (17.54%) Mac OS X
5 5 (8.77%) Linux
6 1 (1.75%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 34 (59.65%) Agile Software Development
2 24 (42.11%) OO
3 22 (38.60%) Software Engineering
4 17 (29.82%) OOD
5 16 (28.07%) Cyber Security
6 15 (26.32%) Web Application Development
6 15 (26.32%) DRM
7 14 (24.56%) UML
7 14 (24.56%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (21.05%) iOS Development
9 11 (19.30%) Android Development
10 9 (15.79%) Bug Management
10 9 (15.79%) Test Management
10 9 (15.79%) Test Automation
10 9 (15.79%) Regression Testing
11 8 (14.04%) OOP
11 8 (14.04%) E-Commerce
11 8 (14.04%) Mobile Marketing
12 5 (8.77%) Change Management
12 5 (8.77%) ETL
Programming Languages
1 36 (63.16%) C
2 26 (45.61%) Java
3 25 (43.86%) JavaScript
4 17 (29.82%) Objective-C
5 5 (8.77%) Shell Script
5 5 (8.77%) Perl
5 5 (8.77%) SQL
5 5 (8.77%) Python
6 3 (5.26%) Embedded C
7 1 (1.75%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 24 (42.11%) Degree
2 10 (17.54%) ISEB
3 1 (1.75%) ISTQB Foundation Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.75%) QA
Vendors
1 15 (26.32%) Apple
2 11 (19.30%) Perforce
3 2 (3.51%) Google