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 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
C++
Rank 34 18 22
Rank change year-on-year
-16 +4
Permanent jobs citing C++ 46 97 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 6.46% 10.57% 9.55%
As % of the Programming Languages category 11.89% 19.48% 17.00%
Number of salaries quoted 45 96 84
Average salary £42,500 £47,250 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.05% +26.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,750 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £37,750
% change year-on-year
- +5.96%
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
387 498 494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 54.35% 54.25% 56.14%
Number of salaries quoted 343 470 459
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,150 £27,500 £26,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £62,050
UK excluding London average salary £39,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+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 19 September 2014.

C++ Salary Histogram in Oxford

C++
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 19 September 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++.

1 102 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 85 (50.00%) Mathematics
3 70 (41.18%) Physics
4 67 (39.41%) C#
5 64 (37.65%) Java
5 64 (37.65%) Computer Science
6 62 (36.47%) Degree
7 53 (31.18%) PhD
8 45 (26.47%) Python
9 42 (24.71%) OO
9 42 (24.71%) SQL
10 41 (24.12%) C
11 37 (21.76%) .NET
12 34 (20.00%) Linux
13 27 (15.88%) JavaScript
14 24 (14.12%) MATLAB
15 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET
16 20 (11.76%) Windows
16 20 (11.76%) Microsoft
17 19 (11.18%) SQL Server
17 19 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
18 18 (10.59%) Finance
18 18 (10.59%) PHP
19 17 (10.00%) Oracle
19 17 (10.00%) Analytics
20 16 (9.41%) Unit Testing
20 16 (9.41%) Project Management
21 15 (8.82%) Regression Testing
21 15 (8.82%) Android
21 15 (8.82%) Robotics

C++
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 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 11 (6.47%) Node.js
2 7 (4.12%) IIS
3 5 (2.94%) Apache
4 4 (2.35%) WebLogic
4 4 (2.35%) Oracle Workflow
5 1 (0.59%) Drupal
5 1 (0.59%) Tomcat
5 1 (0.59%) ColdFusion
Applications
1 4 (2.35%) MS Project
1 4 (2.35%) MS Office
1 4 (2.35%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 4 (2.35%) BusinessWorks
Cloud Services
1 7 (4.12%) GitHub
2 1 (0.59%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 2 (1.18%) Internet
2 1 (0.59%) RFID
2 1 (0.59%) SMS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 19 (11.18%) SQL Server
2 11 (6.47%) SQL Server 2005
2 11 (6.47%) SQL Server 2008
3 8 (4.71%) NoSQL
3 8 (4.71%) Big Data
4 7 (4.12%) MySQL
5 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database
5 4 (2.35%) Oracle Database 11g
5 4 (2.35%) Data Warehouse
6 2 (1.18%) Relational Database
7 1 (0.59%) Hadoop
7 1 (0.59%) MongoDB
7 1 (0.59%) RDBMS
7 1 (0.59%) Microsoft Analysis Services
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Reporting Services
7 1 (0.59%) SQL Server Analysis Services
7 1 (0.59%) OLAP
Development Applications
1 15 (8.82%) CMake
2 10 (5.88%) Visual Studio
3 6 (3.53%) Git (software)
4 5 (2.94%) Subversion
5 4 (2.35%) ClearCase
6 3 (1.76%) Bugzilla
6 3 (1.76%) JIRA
6 3 (1.76%) GDB
General
1 18 (10.59%) Finance
2 7 (4.12%) Games
3 4 (2.35%) Banking
3 4 (2.35%) Manufacturing
4 3 (1.76%) Electronics
4 3 (1.76%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.59%) Retail
5 1 (0.59%) Local Government
Job Titles
1 90 (52.94%) Software Engineer
2 67 (39.41%) Developer
3 49 (28.82%) Software Developer
4 36 (21.18%) C++ Software Engineer
5 19 (11.18%) Web Developer
6 16 (9.41%) C# Software Engineer
7 14 (8.24%) C# Developer
8 13 (7.65%) C# Software Developer
9 11 (6.47%) C# Web Developer
9 11 (6.47%) Junior
10 10 (5.88%) Junior Developer
11 9 (5.29%) Junior Software Developer
12 8 (4.71%) Project Manager
13 7 (4.12%) C++ Developer
13 7 (4.12%) Senior Software Engineer
13 7 (4.12%) Computer Engineer
14 4 (2.35%) Lead Software Engineer
14 4 (2.35%) Python Developer
14 4 (2.35%) Technical Leader
14 4 (2.35%) Software Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (21.76%) .NET
2 23 (13.53%) ASP.NET
3 14 (8.24%) HTML
4 13 (7.65%) CSS
4 13 (7.65%) AngularJS
5 12 (7.06%) ASP.NET MVC
6 11 (6.47%) KnockoutJS
7 9 (5.29%) .NET Framework
7 9 (5.29%) WPF
7 9 (5.29%) XML
8 8 (4.71%) WCF
9 7 (4.12%) Web Services
9 7 (4.12%) Backbone.js
9 7 (4.12%) ADO.NET
9 7 (4.12%) Ember.js
10 6 (3.53%) STL
10 6 (3.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 5 (2.94%) CSS3
11 5 (2.94%) HTML5
11 5 (2.94%) OpenGL
Miscellaneous
1 85 (50.00%) Mathematics
2 70 (41.18%) Physics
3 64 (37.65%) Computer Science
4 15 (8.82%) Robotics
5 13 (7.65%) Mobile App
5 13 (7.65%) Analytical Skills
6 12 (7.06%) Statistics
7 5 (2.94%) Fixed Income
7 5 (2.94%) Equities
7 5 (2.94%) Derivative
7 5 (2.94%) Interest Rate Derivative
7 5 (2.94%) CUDA
7 5 (2.94%) Hedge funds
8 4 (2.35%) Open Source
8 4 (2.35%) Firmware
9 3 (1.76%) Embedded Systems
10 1 (0.59%) ASIC
10 1 (0.59%) Device Driver
10 1 (0.59%) Video on Demand
10 1 (0.59%) New Media
Operating Systems
1 34 (20.00%) Linux
2 20 (11.76%) Windows
3 15 (8.82%) Android
4 14 (8.24%) UNIX
5 13 (7.65%) Embedded Linux
6 12 (7.06%) Apple iOS
7 4 (2.35%) Windows 7
7 4 (2.35%) Mac OS X
8 3 (1.76%) Windows CE
9 1 (0.59%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 102 (60.00%) Software Engineering
2 42 (24.71%) OO
3 19 (11.18%) Agile Software Development
4 17 (10.00%) Analytics
5 16 (9.41%) Project Management
5 16 (9.41%) Unit Testing
6 15 (8.82%) Regression Testing
7 14 (8.24%) Image Processing
8 13 (7.65%) Signal Processing
8 13 (7.65%) Web Development
8 13 (7.65%) MVC
8 13 (7.65%) OOP
9 12 (7.06%) TDD
9 12 (7.06%) Parallel Computing
9 12 (7.06%) Mobile Application Development
9 12 (7.06%) Android Development
9 12 (7.06%) iOS Development
10 11 (6.47%) Waterfall
10 11 (6.47%) BDD
11 10 (5.88%) Video Processing
Programming Languages
1 67 (39.41%) C#
2 64 (37.65%) Java
3 45 (26.47%) Python
4 42 (24.71%) SQL
5 41 (24.12%) C
6 27 (15.88%) JavaScript
7 24 (14.12%) MATLAB
8 18 (10.59%) PHP
9 14 (8.24%) Perl
10 11 (6.47%) Delphi
11 10 (5.88%) Ruby
12 7 (4.12%) VBA
13 6 (3.53%) R
14 4 (2.35%) Shell Script
14 4 (2.35%) PL/SQL
15 3 (1.76%) VB
15 3 (1.76%) Visual J++
15 3 (1.76%) Embedded C
15 3 (1.76%) Embedded C++
16 1 (0.59%) VC++
Qualifications
1 62 (36.47%) Degree
2 53 (31.18%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (2.35%) QA
2 3 (1.76%) JTAG
Systems Management
1 4 (2.35%) HP Quality Center
Vendors
1 20 (11.76%) Microsoft
2 17 (10.00%) Oracle
3 7 (4.12%) Twitter
4 6 (3.53%) Sybase
5 4 (2.35%) IBM
5 4 (2.35%) HP
5 4 (2.35%) TIBCO
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