The table below looks at the statistics for the C++ Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 54 77 45
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -32
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 20 3 52
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 3.25% 0.40% 5.75%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.36% 0.41% 6.00%
Number of salaries quoted 17 0 51
Average salary £45,000 - £42,500
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 - £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 - £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -
C++ Software Engineer
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Job Titles category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title. As such the figures in the first row provide an indication of the total number of permanent jobs in the overall sample.

Job Titles Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
595 727 866
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 96.75% 96.29% 95.80%
Number of salaries quoted 557 599 773
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

C++ Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in the job title across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

C++ Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

C++ Software Engineer Salary Trend in Oxford

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

C++ Software Engineer Salary Histogram in Oxford

C++ Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title 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 with C++ Software Engineer in their job title.

1 42 (100.00%) C++
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 31 (73.81%) Linux
3 26 (61.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 25 (59.52%) Degree
4 25 (59.52%) STL
5 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
6 17 (40.48%) Biotechnology
6 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
6 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
6 17 (40.48%) TDD
6 17 (40.48%) Windows
6 17 (40.48%) Visual Studio
7 14 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
8 9 (21.43%) WebSockets
8 9 (21.43%) Algorithms
8 9 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
8 9 (21.43%) Device Driver
9 8 (19.05%) Electronics
9 8 (19.05%) .NET
9 8 (19.05%) C
9 8 (19.05%) GCC
9 8 (19.05%) GDB
10 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
10 7 (16.67%) C#
10 7 (16.67%) Java
10 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
10 7 (16.67%) Qt
10 7 (16.67%) Open Source
11 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis

C++ Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Oxford region that cited C++ Software Engineer in their job title 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 with C++ Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 1 (2.38%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 1 (2.38%) DNS
1 1 (2.38%) Internet
1 1 (2.38%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (2.38%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 17 (40.48%) Visual Studio
2 8 (19.05%) GCC
2 8 (19.05%) GDB
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
General
1 8 (19.05%) Electronics
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 26 (61.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 25 (59.52%) STL
3 9 (21.43%) WebSockets
4 8 (19.05%) .NET
5 7 (16.67%) Qt
6 2 (4.76%) HTML
6 2 (4.76%) HTML5
7 1 (2.38%) CSS
7 1 (2.38%) DirectX
7 1 (2.38%) Flash
7 1 (2.38%) OpenCL
7 1 (2.38%) OpenCV
7 1 (2.38%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 19 (45.24%) Computer Science
2 17 (40.48%) Biotechnology
3 9 (21.43%) Algorithms
3 9 (21.43%) Device Driver
3 9 (21.43%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (4.76%) Mathematics
4 2 (4.76%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 31 (73.81%) Linux
2 17 (40.48%) Windows
3 1 (2.38%) Android
3 1 (2.38%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 17 (40.48%) Agile Software Development
2 17 (40.48%) Continuous Integration
2 17 (40.48%) TDD
3 14 (33.33%) Data Acquisition
4 7 (16.67%) Continuous Improvement
4 7 (16.67%) Open Source
4 7 (16.67%) Unit Testing
5 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
5 6 (14.29%) High-Throughput Computing
5 6 (14.29%) OO
5 6 (14.29%) OOP
6 2 (4.76%) Digital Signal Processing
6 2 (4.76%) Image Processing
6 2 (4.76%) Machine Learning
6 2 (4.76%) Signal Processing
7 1 (2.38%) People Management
7 1 (2.38%) Technical Architecture
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C++
2 8 (19.05%) C
3 7 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) Java
4 6 (14.29%) Python
5 1 (2.38%) Embedded C++
5 1 (2.38%) MATLAB
5 1 (2.38%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 25 (59.52%) Degree
2 2 (4.76%) PhD
Vendors
1 1 (2.38%) Microsoft