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 1 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 33 12 14
Rank change year-on-year
-21 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 45 162 118
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 5.97% 18.00% 11.72%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.00% 25.31% 20.27%
Number of salaries quoted 37 160 89
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £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 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +6.66%
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
409 640 582
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.24% 71.11% 57.80%
Number of salaries quoted 353 587 525
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £57,500 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £39,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.56% +4.00%

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 1 May 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Oxford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 1 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 63 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 53 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
3 46 (41.07%) Python
4 38 (33.93%) Java
5 37 (33.04%) Computer Science
6 35 (31.25%) OO
7 34 (30.36%) C#
8 32 (28.57%) C
9 31 (27.68%) PhD
9 31 (27.68%) Mathematics
9 31 (27.68%) Degree
10 29 (25.89%) Algorithms
11 28 (25.00%) Linux
12 26 (23.21%) TDD
13 24 (21.43%) SQL
13 24 (21.43%) MATLAB
14 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
15 22 (19.64%) .NET
15 22 (19.64%) Windows
15 22 (19.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
16 21 (18.75%) Analytics
17 19 (16.96%) NoSQL
18 17 (15.18%) Perl
19 16 (14.29%) Statistics
19 16 (14.29%) Signal Processing
19 16 (14.29%) Machine Learning
20 15 (13.39%) Physics
21 14 (12.50%) MongoDB
22 13 (11.61%) Big Data
22 13 (11.61%) OOP

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 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 12 (10.71%) Node.js
2 4 (3.57%) Apache
3 2 (1.79%) Drupal
Cloud Services
1 5 (4.46%) GitHub
2 2 (1.79%) Cloud Computing
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon EC2
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon S3
2 2 (1.79%) Microsoft Azure
2 2 (1.79%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (16.96%) NoSQL
2 14 (12.50%) MongoDB
3 13 (11.61%) Big Data
4 8 (7.14%) CouchDB
5 7 (6.25%) Relational Database
6 4 (3.57%) Hadoop
6 4 (3.57%) Data Mining
7 2 (1.79%) SQL Server
7 2 (1.79%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 9 (8.04%) Subversion
2 8 (7.14%) Git (software)
2 8 (7.14%) Visual Studio
3 3 (2.68%) Jenkins
3 3 (2.68%) Grunt
3 3 (2.68%) Karma Test Runner
3 3 (2.68%) Bower
4 2 (1.79%) GDB
5 1 (0.89%) Valgrind
5 1 (0.89%) GCC
5 1 (0.89%) Bugzilla
5 1 (0.89%) Xcode
5 1 (0.89%) JIRA
General
1 9 (8.04%) Games
2 6 (5.36%) Banking
2 6 (5.36%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.36%) Finance
3 1 (0.89%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 45 (40.18%) Developer
2 42 (37.50%) Software Engineer
3 18 (16.07%) C++ Developer
4 14 (12.50%) C++ Software Engineer
4 14 (12.50%) Software Developer
5 13 (11.61%) Research Engineer
6 10 (8.93%) Programmer
7 9 (8.04%) Full Stack Developer
8 7 (6.25%) Web Developer
8 7 (6.25%) C++ Software Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Architect
9 6 (5.36%) Senior Developer
9 6 (5.36%) Research Scientist
10 5 (4.46%) Junior
10 5 (4.46%) Data Architect
10 5 (4.46%) .NET Software Engineer
10 5 (4.46%) C# Software Engineer
11 4 (3.57%) C# Developer
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Data Architect
11 4 (3.57%) Senior Full Stack Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (19.64%) .NET
1 22 (19.64%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 13 (11.61%) STL
3 12 (10.71%) .NET Framework
3 12 (10.71%) AngularJS
4 10 (8.93%) jQuery
5 9 (8.04%) Ember.js
5 9 (8.04%) Backbone.js
5 9 (8.04%) XML
5 9 (8.04%) XSD
5 9 (8.04%) Qt
6 8 (7.14%) ASP.NET
7 5 (4.46%) KnockoutJS
7 5 (4.46%) HTML
8 4 (3.57%) CSS
8 4 (3.57%) Twitter Bootstrap
9 2 (1.79%) Ruby on Rails
9 2 (1.79%) WPF
9 2 (1.79%) Django
9 2 (1.79%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 37 (33.04%) Computer Science
2 31 (27.68%) Mathematics
3 29 (25.89%) Algorithms
4 16 (14.29%) Statistics
5 15 (13.39%) Physics
6 12 (10.71%) Visualisation
7 11 (9.82%) Embedded Systems
7 11 (9.82%) Analytical Skills
8 8 (7.14%) Mobile Games
9 7 (6.25%) Enterprise Software
9 7 (6.25%) Device Driver
9 7 (6.25%) 3D Graphics
9 7 (6.25%) Biometrics
9 7 (6.25%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
10 5 (4.46%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.68%) Mobile App
11 3 (2.68%) Artificial Intelligence
12 2 (1.79%) Management Information System
13 1 (0.89%) Digital Media
13 1 (0.89%) Xbox
Operating Systems
1 28 (25.00%) Linux
2 22 (19.64%) Windows
3 11 (9.82%) Android
4 8 (7.14%) UNIX
4 8 (7.14%) Apple iOS
4 8 (7.14%) Windows 7
5 2 (1.79%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (0.89%) CentOS
6 1 (0.89%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (56.25%) Software Engineering
2 53 (47.32%) Agile Software Development
3 35 (31.25%) OO
4 26 (23.21%) TDD
5 21 (18.75%) Analytics
6 16 (14.29%) Signal Processing
6 16 (14.29%) Machine Learning
7 13 (11.61%) OOP
8 10 (8.93%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (8.93%) Kalman Filter
9 9 (8.04%) OOD
9 9 (8.04%) Web Development
10 8 (7.14%) Unit Testing
10 8 (7.14%) MVC
10 8 (7.14%) Android Development
10 8 (7.14%) Game Development
10 8 (7.14%) Video Processing
11 7 (6.25%) Statistical Modelling
11 7 (6.25%) Data Analysis
12 6 (5.36%) Scrum
Programming Languages
1 46 (41.07%) Python
2 38 (33.93%) Java
3 34 (30.36%) C#
4 32 (28.57%) C
5 24 (21.43%) SQL
5 24 (21.43%) MATLAB
6 23 (20.54%) JavaScript
7 17 (15.18%) Perl
8 11 (9.82%) Ruby
9 8 (7.14%) PHP
10 7 (6.25%) R
11 4 (3.57%) Scala
12 3 (2.68%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.79%) VB.NET
14 1 (0.89%) ActionScript 3.0
14 1 (0.89%) Bash Shell
14 1 (0.89%) Objective-C
14 1 (0.89%) ActionScript
14 1 (0.89%) Embedded C
14 1 (0.89%) Korn
Qualifications
1 31 (27.68%) PhD
1 31 (27.68%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (0.89%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (3.57%) Firmware
2 2 (1.79%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.79%) Puppet
Vendors
1 9 (8.04%) Twitter
2 5 (4.46%) Oracle
3 3 (2.68%) Progress
4 2 (1.79%) VMware
5 1 (0.89%) Perforce
5 1 (0.89%) Red Hat
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