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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 32 17 19
Rank change year-on-year
-15 +2
Permanent jobs citing C++ 48 94 78
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.56% 10.01% 9.61%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.48% 18.18% 17.33%
Number of salaries quoted 47 93 78
Average salary £37,000 £47,500 £37,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-22.10% +25.82%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £30,100 £26,750
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £60,000
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
418 517 450
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 57.10% 55.06% 55.42%
Number of salaries quoted 376 480 417
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £39,500 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+5.33% -

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 29 August 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Oxford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 29 August 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++.

1 113 (57.65%) Software Engineering
2 99 (50.51%) Mathematics
3 82 (41.84%) Computer Science
3 82 (41.84%) C#
4 81 (41.33%) Physics
5 75 (38.27%) Degree
6 68 (34.69%) Java
7 63 (32.14%) PhD
8 56 (28.57%) .NET
9 51 (26.02%) OO
10 50 (25.51%) SQL
11 46 (23.47%) Python
12 42 (21.43%) C
13 35 (17.86%) ASP.NET
14 32 (16.33%) Linux
15 31 (15.82%) Microsoft
16 29 (14.80%) SQL Server
17 28 (14.29%) JavaScript
18 25 (12.76%) MATLAB
18 25 (12.76%) PHP
18 25 (12.76%) Windows
19 24 (12.24%) Android
20 23 (11.73%) Finance
21 21 (10.71%) MVC
21 21 (10.71%) Apple iOS
21 21 (10.71%) Mobile App
21 21 (10.71%) Android Development
21 21 (10.71%) iOS Development
22 20 (10.20%) Mobile Application Development
22 20 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 9 (4.59%) IIS
1 9 (4.59%) Node.js
2 5 (2.55%) Apache
3 4 (2.04%) Oracle Workflow
3 4 (2.04%) WebLogic
4 3 (1.53%) Drupal
5 1 (0.51%) Tomcat
Applications
1 5 (2.55%) MS Excel
2 4 (2.04%) MS Project
2 4 (2.04%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 4 (2.04%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 5 (2.55%) GitHub
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.51%) SMS
1 1 (0.51%) Internet
1 1 (0.51%) RFID
Database & Business Intelligence
1 29 (14.80%) SQL Server
2 17 (8.67%) SQL Server 2005
2 17 (8.67%) SQL Server 2008
3 9 (4.59%) MySQL
4 6 (3.06%) NoSQL
4 6 (3.06%) Big Data
5 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.04%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.04%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.02%) OLAP
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Analysis Services
6 2 (1.02%) Microsoft Analysis Services
6 2 (1.02%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.51%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.51%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.51%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.51%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 15 (7.65%) CMake
2 11 (5.61%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.06%) Git (software)
4 4 (2.04%) Subversion
4 4 (2.04%) ClearCase
5 3 (1.53%) Bugzilla
5 3 (1.53%) JIRA
5 3 (1.53%) GDB
6 1 (0.51%) NUnit
General
1 23 (11.73%) Finance
2 10 (5.10%) Games
3 5 (2.55%) Banking
4 3 (1.53%) Aerospace
4 3 (1.53%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.53%) Electronics
5 1 (0.51%) Retail
5 1 (0.51%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 100 (51.02%) Software Engineer
2 79 (40.31%) Developer
3 59 (30.10%) Software Developer
4 42 (21.43%) C++ Software Engineer
5 27 (13.78%) C# Software Engineer
6 24 (12.24%) C# Developer
6 24 (12.24%) C# Software Developer
7 23 (11.73%) Web Developer
8 17 (8.67%) C# Web Developer
9 12 (6.12%) C++ Developer
10 11 (5.61%) Junior
11 10 (5.10%) Junior Developer
12 9 (4.59%) Project Manager
12 9 (4.59%) Junior Software Developer
12 9 (4.59%) Computer Engineer
13 8 (4.08%) C++ Software Developer
14 7 (3.57%) C++/C# Developer
15 6 (3.06%) Graduate
16 5 (2.55%) Analyst
16 5 (2.55%) Senior Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 56 (28.57%) .NET
2 35 (17.86%) ASP.NET
3 20 (10.20%) ASP.NET MVC
4 16 (8.16%) WPF
4 16 (8.16%) .NET Framework
5 15 (7.65%) HTML
6 13 (6.63%) CSS
6 13 (6.63%) WCF
7 11 (5.61%) AngularJS
8 9 (4.59%) KnockoutJS
8 9 (4.59%) ADO.NET
8 9 (4.59%) Web Services
8 9 (4.59%) XML
9 7 (3.57%) STL
9 7 (3.57%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 5 (2.55%) CSS3
10 5 (2.55%) Backbone.js
10 5 (2.55%) OpenCL
10 5 (2.55%) Ember.js
10 5 (2.55%) HTML5
Miscellaneous
1 99 (50.51%) Mathematics
2 82 (41.84%) Computer Science
3 81 (41.33%) Physics
4 21 (10.71%) Mobile App
5 15 (7.65%) Robotics
6 10 (5.10%) Statistics
7 7 (3.57%) Hedge funds
8 5 (2.55%) CUDA
8 5 (2.55%) Fixed Income
8 5 (2.55%) Equities
8 5 (2.55%) Derivative
8 5 (2.55%) Interest Rate Derivative
9 4 (2.04%) Open Source
10 3 (1.53%) Embedded Systems
10 3 (1.53%) Firmware
11 1 (0.51%) ASIC
11 1 (0.51%) Device Driver
11 1 (0.51%) New Media
11 1 (0.51%) Video on Demand
Operating Systems
1 32 (16.33%) Linux
2 25 (12.76%) Windows
3 24 (12.24%) Android
4 21 (10.71%) Apple iOS
5 14 (7.14%) Embedded Linux
5 14 (7.14%) UNIX
6 4 (2.04%) Windows 7
6 4 (2.04%) Mac OS X
7 3 (1.53%) Windows CE
8 1 (0.51%) Debian
8 1 (0.51%) Windows 8
Processes & Methodologies
1 113 (57.65%) Software Engineering
2 51 (26.02%) OO
3 21 (10.71%) MVC
3 21 (10.71%) Android Development
3 21 (10.71%) iOS Development
4 20 (10.20%) Mobile Application Development
5 19 (9.69%) Project Management
5 19 (9.69%) Parallel Computing
6 18 (9.18%) TDD
7 17 (8.67%) BDD
8 16 (8.16%) Image Processing
8 16 (8.16%) Unit Testing
9 15 (7.65%) Regression Testing
10 14 (7.14%) OOP
10 14 (7.14%) Signal Processing
10 14 (7.14%) Analytics
11 12 (6.12%) Video Processing
12 11 (5.61%) Web Development
13 10 (5.10%) Waterfall
14 9 (4.59%) Business Analysis
Programming Languages
1 82 (41.84%) C#
2 68 (34.69%) Java
3 50 (25.51%) SQL
4 46 (23.47%) Python
5 42 (21.43%) C
6 28 (14.29%) JavaScript
7 25 (12.76%) PHP
7 25 (12.76%) MATLAB
8 14 (7.14%) Delphi
9 12 (6.12%) Perl
10 10 (5.10%) Ruby
11 9 (4.59%) VBA
12 5 (2.55%) R
13 4 (2.04%) PL/SQL
13 4 (2.04%) Shell Script
14 3 (1.53%) Visual J++
14 3 (1.53%) Embedded C
14 3 (1.53%) Embedded C++
14 3 (1.53%) VB
14 3 (1.53%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 75 (38.27%) Degree
2 63 (32.14%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (2.55%) QA
2 3 (1.53%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.04%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 31 (15.82%) Microsoft
2 16 (8.16%) Oracle
3 7 (3.57%) Sybase
4 5 (2.55%) Twitter
5 4 (2.04%) IBM
5 4 (2.04%) HP
5 4 (2.04%) TIBCO
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