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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 24 23 18
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -5
Permanent jobs citing C++ 71 93 134
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 9.34% 9.82% 12.22%
As % of the Programming Languages category 16.14% 15.63% 20.52%
Number of salaries quoted 67 83 132
Average salary £47,500 £40,000 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+18.75% +2.56%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £68,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
- +3.89%
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
440 595 653
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 57.89% 62.83% 59.53%
Number of salaries quoted 399 521 618
Average salary £40,000 £37,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.66% -6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £60,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -

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 24 December 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Oxford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 68 (58.12%) Software Engineering
2 52 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 49 (41.88%) PhD
4 46 (39.32%) C#
5 43 (36.75%) Python
6 41 (35.04%) Analytics
7 38 (32.48%) Java
8 34 (29.06%) C
8 34 (29.06%) OO
8 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
8 34 (29.06%) Physics
9 31 (26.50%) Analytical Skills
10 30 (25.64%) Linux
11 28 (23.93%) MATLAB
11 28 (23.93%) Degree
12 27 (23.08%) Computer Science
13 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
14 24 (20.51%) Perl
14 24 (20.51%) Algorithms
15 22 (18.80%) SQL
16 21 (17.95%) Big Data
16 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
17 20 (17.09%) Statistics
18 19 (16.24%) Web Development
19 18 (15.38%) NoSQL
19 18 (15.38%) Signal Processing
19 18 (15.38%) R
20 17 (14.53%) Node.js
20 17 (14.53%) Backbone.js
20 17 (14.53%) Twitter

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, 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 17 (14.53%) Node.js
2 5 (4.27%) Drupal
3 4 (3.42%) Apache
4 1 (0.85%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 3 (2.56%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 13 (11.11%) GitHub
2 1 (0.85%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.85%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 21 (17.95%) Big Data
2 18 (15.38%) NoSQL
3 6 (5.13%) MongoDB
3 6 (5.13%) MySQL
4 5 (4.27%) SQL Server
5 4 (3.42%) Hadoop
6 3 (2.56%) Relational Database
7 2 (1.71%) Data Mining
8 1 (0.85%) RDBMS
Development Applications
1 6 (5.13%) Visual Studio
2 5 (4.27%) CMake
3 4 (3.42%) Subversion
4 3 (2.56%) JIRA
4 3 (2.56%) Git (software)
4 3 (2.56%) GDB
4 3 (2.56%) Bugzilla
General
1 4 (3.42%) Manufacturing
2 3 (2.56%) Aerospace
3 2 (1.71%) Finance
4 1 (0.85%) Retail
Job Titles
1 52 (44.44%) Software Engineer
1 52 (44.44%) Developer
2 26 (22.22%) Software Developer
3 22 (18.80%) C++ Software Engineer
4 13 (11.11%) Web Developer
4 13 (11.11%) Research Scientist
5 10 (8.55%) Research Engineer
6 8 (6.84%) C++ Developer
7 6 (5.13%) Python Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Software Engineer
8 5 (4.27%) SQL Developer
8 5 (4.27%) Senior Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Data Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Graduate
9 4 (3.42%) C++ Software Developer
9 4 (3.42%) Senior Data Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Senior Architect
9 4 (3.42%) Big Data Architect
10 3 (2.56%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (17.95%) AngularJS
2 17 (14.53%) Backbone.js
2 17 (14.53%) Ember.js
3 14 (11.97%) .NET
4 13 (11.11%) KnockoutJS
5 10 (8.55%) CSS
5 10 (8.55%) HTML
6 7 (5.98%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 7 (5.98%) NumPy
6 7 (5.98%) STL
6 7 (5.98%) Ruby on Rails
6 7 (5.98%) Pandas
7 6 (5.13%) jQuery
8 5 (4.27%) Qt
8 5 (4.27%) .NET Framework
8 5 (4.27%) REST
9 4 (3.42%) CSS3
9 4 (3.42%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 4 (3.42%) HTML5
10 2 (1.71%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 52 (44.44%) Mathematics
2 34 (29.06%) Physics
3 31 (26.50%) Analytical Skills
4 27 (23.08%) Computer Science
5 24 (20.51%) Algorithms
6 20 (17.09%) Statistics
7 8 (6.84%) Visualisation
8 5 (4.27%) Robotics
8 5 (4.27%) Mobile App
9 3 (2.56%) Device Driver
9 3 (2.56%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 3 (2.56%) Embedded Systems
10 2 (1.71%) Data Structures
10 2 (1.71%) Artificial Intelligence
10 2 (1.71%) CUDA
11 1 (0.85%) New Media
11 1 (0.85%) Enterprise Software
11 1 (0.85%) Internet of Things
11 1 (0.85%) User Experience
11 1 (0.85%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 30 (25.64%) Linux
2 10 (8.55%) Windows
3 4 (3.42%) Embedded Linux
4 3 (2.56%) Mac OS X
5 1 (0.85%) Ubuntu
5 1 (0.85%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (58.12%) Software Engineering
2 41 (35.04%) Analytics
3 34 (29.06%) Agile Software Development
3 34 (29.06%) OO
4 19 (16.24%) Web Development
5 18 (15.38%) Signal Processing
6 14 (11.97%) Data Analysis
7 13 (11.11%) Waterfall
7 13 (11.11%) Statistical Modelling
8 12 (10.26%) TDD
9 8 (6.84%) OOP
9 8 (6.84%) Data Visualisation
9 8 (6.84%) Kalman Filter
9 8 (6.84%) Hidden Markov Model
10 7 (5.98%) Technical Analysis
10 7 (5.98%) OpenUP
10 7 (5.98%) Parallel Computing
10 7 (5.98%) Speech Recognition
10 7 (5.98%) DNA
11 5 (4.27%) Regression Testing
Programming Languages
1 46 (39.32%) C#
2 43 (36.75%) Python
3 38 (32.48%) Java
4 34 (29.06%) C
5 28 (23.93%) MATLAB
6 25 (21.37%) JavaScript
7 24 (20.51%) Perl
8 22 (18.80%) SQL
9 18 (15.38%) R
10 11 (9.40%) PHP
11 8 (6.84%) Ruby
12 5 (4.27%) VB.NET
13 4 (3.42%) Scala
14 3 (2.56%) Embedded C++
14 3 (2.56%) VB
15 2 (1.71%) Embedded C
16 1 (0.85%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 49 (41.88%) PhD
2 28 (23.93%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.56%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (3.42%) Firmware
2 1 (0.85%) Docker
Systems Management
1 1 (0.85%) HAProxy
Vendors
1 17 (14.53%) Twitter
2 13 (11.11%) Oracle
3 3 (2.56%) Microsoft
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