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

Location
3 months to
2 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
C++
Rank 23 30 19
Rank change year-on-year
+7 -11
Permanent jobs citing C++ 65 48 96
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 8.28% 6.57% 10.09%
As % of the Programming Languages category 14.25% 11.51% 18.36%
Number of salaries quoted 59 47 95
Average salary £45,000 £37,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.62% -22.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £32,750 £30,200
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £60,000 £75,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
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
456 417 523
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 58.09% 57.05% 54.99%
Number of salaries quoted 362 374 487
Average salary £41,250 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.94% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £28,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,750 £60,700 £62,500
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 2 September 2015.

C++ Salary Histogram in Oxford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 (55.75%) Software Engineering
2 57 (50.44%) Degree
3 47 (41.59%) Computer Science
4 43 (38.05%) Java
5 40 (35.40%) Linux
6 38 (33.63%) C#
7 35 (30.97%) Python
8 31 (27.43%) .NET
9 28 (24.78%) C
9 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
10 26 (23.01%) OO
11 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
12 22 (19.47%) Mathematics
13 20 (17.70%) TDD
14 19 (16.81%) SQL
15 18 (15.93%) Windows
16 15 (13.27%) Visual Studio
17 14 (12.39%) STL
17 14 (12.39%) OOD
17 14 (12.39%) Games
17 14 (12.39%) MVC
17 14 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
17 14 (12.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
17 14 (12.39%) Algorithms
18 13 (11.50%) Apple iOS
18 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
18 13 (11.50%) Android
19 12 (10.62%) Ruby
19 12 (10.62%) Android Development
19 12 (10.62%) MATLAB

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 2 September 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 4 (3.54%) Drupal
2 3 (2.65%) Node.js
2 3 (2.65%) SAS
3 2 (1.77%) ColdFusion
4 1 (0.88%) Kinematics
Applications
1 3 (2.65%) SPSS
1 3 (2.65%) Mathematica
2 1 (0.88%) MS Excel
2 1 (0.88%) Simulink
Cloud Services
1 1 (0.88%) Cloud Computing
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon EC2
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon S3
1 1 (0.88%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (0.88%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (6.19%) Modbus
2 5 (4.42%) Ethernet
3 3 (2.65%) Profibus
4 2 (1.77%) Internet
4 2 (1.77%) Wireshark
4 2 (1.77%) FTP
4 2 (1.77%) HTTP
4 2 (1.77%) TCP/IP
5 1 (0.88%) DNS
5 1 (0.88%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (9.73%) SQL Server
2 8 (7.08%) MongoDB
3 7 (6.19%) NoSQL
3 7 (6.19%) CouchDB
4 4 (3.54%) MySQL
5 1 (0.88%) Data Mining
Development Applications
1 15 (13.27%) Visual Studio
2 13 (11.50%) Git (software)
3 9 (7.96%) Subversion
4 6 (5.31%) GCC
4 6 (5.31%) GDB
5 4 (3.54%) Jenkins
5 4 (3.54%) Valgrind
6 3 (2.65%) Grunt
6 3 (2.65%) Karma Test Runner
6 3 (2.65%) Bower
6 3 (2.65%) Xcode
7 2 (1.77%) CruiseControl
7 2 (1.77%) Bugzilla
7 2 (1.77%) JIRA
8 1 (0.88%) Maven
8 1 (0.88%) VSS/SourceSafe
8 1 (0.88%) Hudson
General
1 14 (12.39%) Games
2 8 (7.08%) Electronics
3 5 (4.42%) Manufacturing
4 4 (3.54%) Automotive
4 4 (3.54%) Telecoms
5 2 (1.77%) Finance
5 2 (1.77%) Marketing
6 1 (0.88%) Banking
6 1 (0.88%) Retail
Job Titles
1 45 (39.82%) Developer
2 43 (38.05%) Software Engineer
3 18 (15.93%) C++ Developer
3 18 (15.93%) C++ Software Engineer
4 17 (15.04%) Software Developer
5 14 (12.39%) Programmer
6 9 (7.96%) C# Software Engineer
6 9 (7.96%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (7.08%) Systems Engineer
8 7 (6.19%) Graduate
9 6 (5.31%) C++ Software Developer
10 5 (4.42%) C# Developer
10 5 (4.42%) Junior
10 5 (4.42%) Java Developer
11 4 (3.54%) .NET Developer
11 4 (3.54%) Support Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 4 (3.54%) Data Analyst
11 4 (3.54%) Graduate Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 31 (27.43%) .NET
2 14 (12.39%) STL
2 14 (12.39%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 11 (9.73%) jQuery
3 11 (9.73%) ASP.NET
4 8 (7.08%) HTML
5 6 (5.31%) OpenMP
6 4 (3.54%) .NET Framework
6 4 (3.54%) Swing
6 4 (3.54%) WPF
6 4 (3.54%) Qt
6 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET MVC
6 4 (3.54%) AngularJS
6 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web Forms
6 4 (3.54%) ASP.NET Web API
7 2 (1.77%) HTML5
7 2 (1.77%) Flash
7 2 (1.77%) OpenGL
7 2 (1.77%) CSS
8 1 (0.88%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 47 (41.59%) Computer Science
2 22 (19.47%) Mathematics
3 14 (12.39%) Algorithms
4 11 (9.73%) Physics
5 10 (8.85%) Device Driver
6 9 (7.96%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (7.08%) Mobile Games
7 8 (7.08%) CUDA
8 7 (6.19%) Mobile App
9 6 (5.31%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (5.31%) Analytical Skills
9 6 (5.31%) Visualisation
9 6 (5.31%) Robotics
10 5 (4.42%) Statistics
10 5 (4.42%) User Experience
11 4 (3.54%) Data Centre
11 4 (3.54%) Management Information System
12 3 (2.65%) Xbox
13 2 (1.77%) PlayStation
13 2 (1.77%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 40 (35.40%) Linux
2 18 (15.93%) Windows
3 13 (11.50%) Android
3 13 (11.50%) Apple iOS
4 7 (6.19%) Windows 7
5 6 (5.31%) Embedded Linux
5 6 (5.31%) UNIX
6 5 (4.42%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 4 (3.54%) CentOS
8 1 (0.88%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.88%) Fedora
8 1 (0.88%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 63 (55.75%) Software Engineering
2 28 (24.78%) Agile Software Development
3 26 (23.01%) OO
4 20 (17.70%) TDD
5 14 (12.39%) MVC
5 14 (12.39%) OOD
5 14 (12.39%) Continuous Integration
6 12 (10.62%) Android Development
7 10 (8.85%) UML
8 9 (7.96%) Unit Testing
8 9 (7.96%) Game Development
9 8 (7.08%) Image Processing
10 6 (5.31%) Data Analysis
10 6 (5.31%) OOP
10 6 (5.31%) Parallel Programming
10 6 (5.31%) SDLC
11 5 (4.42%) Linear Algebra
11 5 (4.42%) iOS Development
11 5 (4.42%) Data Management
12 4 (3.54%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 43 (38.05%) Java
2 38 (33.63%) C#
3 35 (30.97%) Python
4 28 (24.78%) C
5 24 (21.24%) JavaScript
6 19 (16.81%) SQL
7 12 (10.62%) Ruby
7 12 (10.62%) MATLAB
8 8 (7.08%) PHP
9 7 (6.19%) Embedded C
10 6 (5.31%) VB.NET
11 5 (4.42%) VB
11 5 (4.42%) Perl
12 4 (3.54%) Bash Shell
12 4 (3.54%) Korn
13 3 (2.65%) Lua
13 3 (2.65%) R
13 3 (2.65%) Delphi
14 2 (1.77%) Embedded C++
14 2 (1.77%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 57 (50.44%) Degree
2 6 (5.31%) PhD
3 3 (2.65%) Security Cleared
4 2 (1.77%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (2.65%) QA
2 2 (1.77%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (5.31%) Firmware
2 1 (0.88%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 2 (1.77%) Nessus
1 2 (1.77%) Nmap
2 1 (0.88%) Puppet
Vendors
1 5 (4.42%) Microsoft
1 5 (4.42%) Red Hat
2 2 (1.77%) Perforce
2 2 (1.77%) Progress
3 1 (0.88%) VMware
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