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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Software Engineer - C++
Rank 72 66 73
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +7
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 21 15 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 2.68% 1.97% 1.01%
As % of the Job Titles category 2.76% 2.02% 1.03%
Number of salaries quoted 18 10 8
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £41,250
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
761 741 780
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 97.19% 97.50% 98.86%
Number of salaries quoted 643 620 648
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £39,625
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +7.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £28,798
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 25 (59.52%) Linux
3 23 (54.76%) Degree
4 21 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 21 (50.00%) STL
5 12 (28.57%) GCC
6 11 (26.19%) GDB
6 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
6 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
6 11 (26.19%) .NET
6 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
6 11 (26.19%) Electronics
6 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (23.81%) TDD
8 9 (21.43%) Python
9 8 (19.05%) OO
10 7 (16.67%) C
10 7 (16.67%) C#
10 7 (16.67%) Java
10 7 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 7 (16.67%) Device Driver
10 7 (16.67%) Open Source
11 6 (14.29%) High-Throughput Computing
11 6 (14.29%) Biotechnology
11 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
11 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
11 6 (14.29%) Windows
11 6 (14.29%) OOP
12 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement

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

For the 6 months to 11 February 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 3 (7.14%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 3 (7.14%) DNS
1 3 (7.14%) Internet
1 3 (7.14%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (7.14%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (28.57%) GCC
2 11 (26.19%) GDB
2 11 (26.19%) Visual Studio
3 1 (2.38%) CMake
3 1 (2.38%) CruiseControl
3 1 (2.38%) Git (software)
3 1 (2.38%) Jenkins
3 1 (2.38%) JIRA
3 1 (2.38%) Xcode
General
1 11 (26.19%) Electronics
2 2 (4.76%) Automotive
3 1 (2.38%) Games
3 1 (2.38%) Manufacturing
3 1 (2.38%) Marketing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 21 (50.00%) STL
2 11 (26.19%) .NET
3 5 (11.90%) Qt
4 3 (7.14%) CSS
4 3 (7.14%) Flash
4 3 (7.14%) HTML
4 3 (7.14%) HTML5
4 3 (7.14%) WebSockets
5 1 (2.38%) ASP.NET
Miscellaneous
1 11 (26.19%) Computer Science
2 7 (16.67%) Device Driver
2 7 (16.67%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 6 (14.29%) Biotechnology
4 4 (9.52%) Algorithms
5 1 (2.38%) Client/Server
5 1 (2.38%) CUDA
5 1 (2.38%) Mathematics
5 1 (2.38%) Physics
5 1 (2.38%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 25 (59.52%) Linux
2 6 (14.29%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 11 (26.19%) Agile Software Development
2 11 (26.19%) Continuous Integration
3 10 (23.81%) TDD
4 8 (19.05%) OO
5 7 (16.67%) Open Source
6 6 (14.29%) Data Analysis
6 6 (14.29%) High-Throughput Computing
6 6 (14.29%) OOP
6 6 (14.29%) Unit Testing
7 5 (11.90%) Continuous Improvement
8 3 (7.14%) People Management
8 3 (7.14%) Technical Architecture
9 2 (4.76%) Image Processing
9 2 (4.76%) OOD
10 1 (2.38%) Game Development
10 1 (2.38%) MVVM
10 1 (2.38%) Parallel Programming
10 1 (2.38%) Refactoring
10 1 (2.38%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 42 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (21.43%) Python
3 7 (16.67%) C
3 7 (16.67%) C#
3 7 (16.67%) Java
4 3 (7.14%) Objective-C
5 2 (4.76%) Lua
5 2 (4.76%) MATLAB
6 1 (2.38%) JavaScript
6 1 (2.38%) Perl
6 1 (2.38%) SQL
6 1 (2.38%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 23 (54.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.38%) QA
1 1 (2.38%) SDET
Vendors
1 3 (7.14%) Microsoft
2 1 (2.38%) Perforce