The table below looks at the statistics for C++ skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited C++ over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 34 14 15
Rank change year-on-year
-20 +1
Permanent jobs citing C++ 46 155 112
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.24% 17.28% 10.95%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.06% 24.11% 19.55%
Number of salaries quoted 34 155 77
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +11.84%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,750 £35,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
- +5.26%
C++
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Programming Languages category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Programming Languages Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Programming Languages category
416 643 573
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 56.45% 71.68% 56.01%
Number of salaries quoted 357 599 509
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,250 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+1.91% +4.66%

C++
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing C++ across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Programming Languages category.

C++ Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

C++
Salary Trend in Oxford

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

C++ Salary Trend in Oxford

C++
Salary Histogram in Oxford

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing C++ across the Oxford region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Oxford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 59 (55.14%) Software Engineering
2 54 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (41.12%) Python
4 42 (39.25%) Java
5 37 (34.58%) Computer Science
6 34 (31.78%) C
7 32 (29.91%) Degree
8 31 (28.97%) C#
8 31 (28.97%) OO
8 31 (28.97%) Linux
9 28 (26.17%) TDD
10 25 (23.36%) Algorithms
11 23 (21.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 23 (21.50%) Mathematics
12 22 (20.56%) .NET
12 22 (20.56%) MATLAB
13 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
14 19 (17.76%) SQL
14 19 (17.76%) Windows
14 19 (17.76%) PhD
15 16 (14.95%) NoSQL
15 16 (14.95%) Machine Learning
16 15 (14.02%) Analytics
17 14 (13.08%) MongoDB
17 14 (13.08%) Signal Processing
17 14 (13.08%) STL
17 14 (13.08%) Perl
18 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
18 13 (12.15%) Statistics
19 12 (11.21%) Ruby

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford 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 10 (9.35%) Node.js
2 4 (3.74%) Apache
3 1 (0.93%) Kinematics
3 1 (0.93%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.87%) GitHub
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.87%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.87%) Amazon AWS
1 2 (1.87%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.93%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (14.95%) NoSQL
2 14 (13.08%) MongoDB
3 10 (9.35%) Big Data
4 8 (7.48%) CouchDB
5 7 (6.54%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.74%) Data Mining
6 4 (3.74%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.93%) SQL Server
7 1 (0.93%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.41%) Subversion
1 9 (8.41%) Visual Studio
2 8 (7.48%) Git (software)
3 4 (3.74%) Karma Test Runner
3 4 (3.74%) Bower
3 4 (3.74%) Grunt
4 3 (2.80%) Jenkins
5 2 (1.87%) GDB
6 1 (0.93%) Valgrind
6 1 (0.93%) GCC
6 1 (0.93%) Xcode
6 1 (0.93%) JIRA
6 1 (0.93%) Bugzilla
General
1 11 (10.28%) Games
2 7 (6.54%) Telecoms
3 6 (5.61%) Finance
3 6 (5.61%) Banking
4 3 (2.80%) Electronics
5 1 (0.93%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 43 (40.19%) Developer
2 37 (34.58%) Software Engineer
3 19 (17.76%) C++ Developer
4 13 (12.15%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (11.21%) Programmer
5 12 (11.21%) Research Engineer
6 11 (10.28%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.48%) C++ Software Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Architect
8 6 (5.61%) Senior Developer
8 6 (5.61%) Full Stack Developer
9 5 (4.67%) .NET Software Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) C# Software Engineer
9 5 (4.67%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.67%) Data Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Junior
10 4 (3.74%) Web Developer
10 4 (3.74%) Big Data Architect
10 4 (3.74%) Senior Full Stack Developer
10 4 (3.74%) AWS Architect
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (21.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 22 (20.56%) .NET
3 14 (13.08%) STL
4 13 (12.15%) .NET Framework
5 11 (10.28%) Qt
6 10 (9.35%) AngularJS
7 9 (8.41%) jQuery
7 9 (8.41%) XML
7 9 (8.41%) XSD
8 8 (7.48%) ASP.NET
9 6 (5.61%) Ember.js
9 6 (5.61%) Backbone.js
10 5 (4.67%) HTML
11 4 (3.74%) CSS
11 4 (3.74%) Twitter Bootstrap
12 3 (2.80%) WPF
13 2 (1.87%) Web Services
13 2 (1.87%) Django
13 2 (1.87%) Ruby on Rails
13 2 (1.87%) KnockoutJS
Miscellaneous
1 37 (34.58%) Computer Science
2 25 (23.36%) Algorithms
3 23 (21.50%) Mathematics
4 13 (12.15%) Statistics
5 12 (11.21%) Visualisation
6 11 (10.28%) Embedded Systems
7 8 (7.48%) Device Driver
7 8 (7.48%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (7.48%) Mobile Games
8 7 (6.54%) Enterprise Software
8 7 (6.54%) 3D Graphics
8 7 (6.54%) Biometrics
9 6 (5.61%) Physics
10 5 (4.67%) Data Structures
10 5 (4.67%) Analytical Skills
11 3 (2.80%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (1.87%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.87%) Mobile App
13 1 (0.93%) Xbox
13 1 (0.93%) PlayStation
Operating Systems
1 31 (28.97%) Linux
2 19 (17.76%) Windows
3 11 (10.28%) Android
4 9 (8.41%) UNIX
5 8 (7.48%) Apple iOS
5 8 (7.48%) Windows 7
6 2 (1.87%) Embedded Linux
7 1 (0.93%) CentOS
7 1 (0.93%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 59 (55.14%) Software Engineering
2 54 (50.47%) Agile Software Development
3 31 (28.97%) OO
4 28 (26.17%) TDD
5 16 (14.95%) Machine Learning
6 15 (14.02%) Analytics
7 14 (13.08%) Signal Processing
8 12 (11.21%) Continuous Integration
8 12 (11.21%) OOP
9 9 (8.41%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (8.41%) OOD
10 8 (7.48%) MVC
10 8 (7.48%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.48%) Android Development
10 8 (7.48%) Game Development
10 8 (7.48%) Video Processing
11 6 (5.61%) Scrum
11 6 (5.61%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.61%) Web Development
11 6 (5.61%) Software Delivery
Programming Languages
1 44 (41.12%) Python
2 42 (39.25%) Java
3 34 (31.78%) C
4 31 (28.97%) C#
5 22 (20.56%) MATLAB
6 21 (19.63%) JavaScript
7 19 (17.76%) SQL
8 14 (13.08%) Perl
9 12 (11.21%) Ruby
10 7 (6.54%) PHP
11 4 (3.74%) Scala
11 4 (3.74%) R
12 3 (2.80%) Embedded C++
13 1 (0.93%) ActionScript 3.0
13 1 (0.93%) Bash Shell
13 1 (0.93%) Objective-C
13 1 (0.93%) Korn
13 1 (0.93%) Assembly Language
13 1 (0.93%) VB
13 1 (0.93%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 32 (29.91%) Degree
2 19 (17.76%) PhD
3 2 (1.87%) Security Cleared
4 1 (0.93%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.87%) QA
2 1 (0.93%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (3.74%) Firmware
2 2 (1.87%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.87%) Puppet
2 1 (0.93%) Nessus
2 1 (0.93%) Nmap
Vendors
1 6 (5.61%) Twitter
2 3 (2.80%) Progress
3 2 (1.87%) Oracle
3 2 (1.87%) VMware
4 1 (0.93%) Perforce
4 1 (0.93%) Red Hat
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