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 3 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 24 21 21
Rank change year-on-year
-3 0
Permanent jobs citing C++ 59 86 94
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 7.33% 10.64% 9.47%
As % of the Programming Languages category 13.50% 16.35% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 46 86 73
Average salary £38,861 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.84% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,750 £24,600
10% offered a salary of more than £54,500 £56,250 £50,000
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
437 526 562
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.29% 65.10% 56.60%
Number of salaries quoted 375 490 498
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £29,000 £25,650
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £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 3 July 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Oxford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 54 (49.54%) Software Engineering
2 47 (43.12%) Java
3 42 (38.53%) Linux
4 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
4 41 (37.61%) Degree
5 37 (33.94%) C
6 34 (31.19%) Python
7 33 (30.28%) OO
7 33 (30.28%) Computer Science
8 29 (26.61%) C#
9 28 (25.69%) .NET
10 23 (21.10%) SQL
11 21 (19.27%) Windows
12 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
12 20 (18.35%) Mathematics
12 20 (18.35%) Algorithms
13 19 (17.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
13 19 (17.43%) TDD
14 16 (14.68%) MATLAB
15 15 (13.76%) Android
16 14 (12.84%) Embedded Systems
16 14 (12.84%) PhD
17 13 (11.93%) OOD
17 13 (11.93%) Ruby
18 12 (11.01%) MVC
18 12 (11.01%) OOP
18 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
18 12 (11.01%) Machine Learning
18 12 (11.01%) Android Development
18 12 (11.01%) jQuery

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 3 July 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 5 (4.59%) Node.js
2 4 (3.67%) Drupal
3 2 (1.83%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.92%) Apache
4 1 (0.92%) Kinematics
Applications
1 1 (0.92%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.83%) Cloud Computing
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon EC2
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon S3
1 2 (1.83%) Microsoft Azure
1 2 (1.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 4 (3.67%) Modbus
2 3 (2.75%) Ethernet
3 2 (1.83%) TCP/IP
3 2 (1.83%) Wireshark
4 1 (0.92%) Internet
4 1 (0.92%) Profibus
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (10.09%) MongoDB
1 11 (10.09%) NoSQL
2 8 (7.34%) CouchDB
3 6 (5.50%) SQL Server
4 5 (4.59%) Relational Database
5 4 (3.67%) MySQL
6 2 (1.83%) Data Mining
7 1 (0.92%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.92%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 11 (10.09%) Git (software)
2 10 (9.17%) Subversion
3 7 (6.42%) Visual Studio
4 4 (3.67%) GDB
4 4 (3.67%) Grunt
4 4 (3.67%) Karma Test Runner
4 4 (3.67%) Bower
5 3 (2.75%) Jenkins
5 3 (2.75%) GCC
5 3 (2.75%) Valgrind
6 2 (1.83%) Bugzilla
7 1 (0.92%) Xcode
7 1 (0.92%) CruiseControl
7 1 (0.92%) VSS/SourceSafe
7 1 (0.92%) Hudson
7 1 (0.92%) JIRA
General
1 11 (10.09%) Games
2 8 (7.34%) Telecoms
3 7 (6.42%) Finance
4 6 (5.50%) Banking
4 6 (5.50%) Electronics
5 2 (1.83%) Automotive
6 1 (0.92%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 41 (37.61%) Developer
2 34 (31.19%) Software Engineer
3 19 (17.43%) C++ Developer
4 13 (11.93%) Software Developer
5 10 (9.17%) Programmer
6 9 (8.26%) C++ Software Engineer
7 8 (7.34%) Research Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) Senior Software Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) C# Software Engineer
8 6 (5.50%) C++ Software Developer
9 5 (4.59%) C# Developer
9 5 (4.59%) Junior
9 5 (4.59%) .NET Software Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Linux Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Linux Support
10 4 (3.67%) Linux Support Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Graduate
10 4 (3.67%) Support Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) Systems Engineer
10 4 (3.67%) .NET Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (25.69%) .NET
2 19 (17.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (11.01%) ASP.NET
3 12 (11.01%) jQuery
3 12 (11.01%) Qt
4 11 (10.09%) STL
5 10 (9.17%) .NET Framework
6 9 (8.26%) XML
6 9 (8.26%) XSD
7 5 (4.59%) AngularJS
8 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web Forms
8 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET Web API
8 4 (3.67%) ASP.NET MVC
8 4 (3.67%) WPF
8 4 (3.67%) OpenMP
9 3 (2.75%) HTML
10 2 (1.83%) Web Services
11 1 (0.92%) Apache Flex
11 1 (0.92%) WCF
11 1 (0.92%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 33 (30.28%) Computer Science
2 20 (18.35%) Mathematics
2 20 (18.35%) Algorithms
3 14 (12.84%) Embedded Systems
4 12 (11.01%) Visualisation
5 10 (9.17%) Statistics
6 9 (8.26%) Physics
7 8 (7.34%) Mobile Games
8 7 (6.42%) Biometrics
8 7 (6.42%) 3D Graphics
8 7 (6.42%) Mobile App
9 5 (4.59%) Enterprise Software
9 5 (4.59%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
9 5 (4.59%) Device Driver
10 4 (3.67%) CUDA
10 4 (3.67%) Data Centre
11 3 (2.75%) Data Structures
11 3 (2.75%) User Experience
11 3 (2.75%) Management Information System
12 2 (1.83%) Robotics
Operating Systems
1 42 (38.53%) Linux
2 21 (19.27%) Windows
3 15 (13.76%) Android
4 12 (11.01%) Apple iOS
5 11 (10.09%) UNIX
6 8 (7.34%) Windows 7
7 4 (3.67%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (3.67%) CentOS
7 4 (3.67%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
8 1 (0.92%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.92%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (49.54%) Software Engineering
2 41 (37.61%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (30.28%) OO
4 19 (17.43%) TDD
5 13 (11.93%) OOD
6 12 (11.01%) OOP
6 12 (11.01%) MVC
6 12 (11.01%) Machine Learning
6 12 (11.01%) Android Development
7 10 (9.17%) Continuous Integration
8 9 (8.26%) Signal Processing
9 8 (7.34%) Game Development
9 8 (7.34%) SDLC
9 8 (7.34%) Video Processing
9 8 (7.34%) Unit Testing
10 7 (6.42%) Kalman Filter
11 6 (5.50%) Image Processing
11 6 (5.50%) Software Delivery
11 6 (5.50%) Data Analysis
11 6 (5.50%) Data Management
Programming Languages
1 47 (43.12%) Java
2 37 (33.94%) C
3 34 (31.19%) Python
4 29 (26.61%) C#
5 23 (21.10%) SQL
6 20 (18.35%) JavaScript
7 16 (14.68%) MATLAB
8 13 (11.93%) Ruby
9 10 (9.17%) PHP
10 8 (7.34%) Perl
11 6 (5.50%) Embedded C
12 4 (3.67%) VB.NET
12 4 (3.67%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.67%) Korn
13 3 (2.75%) Delphi
13 3 (2.75%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.83%) VB
15 1 (0.92%) ActionScript
15 1 (0.92%) Assembly Language
15 1 (0.92%) Pascal
Qualifications
1 41 (37.61%) Degree
2 14 (12.84%) PhD
3 3 (2.75%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.83%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.83%) QA
2 1 (0.92%) JTAG
System Software
1 7 (6.42%) Firmware
2 2 (1.83%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.83%) Nessus
1 2 (1.83%) Nmap
1 2 (1.83%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (4.59%) Red Hat
2 4 (3.67%) Microsoft
3 3 (2.75%) Progress
4 2 (1.83%) VMware
5 1 (0.92%) Twitter
5 1 (0.92%) Perforce
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