Period
to 25 November 2017

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

The first table below provides salary benchmarking and summary statistics including a comparison to same period in the previous 2 years.

Software Engineer - C++
Oxfordshire > Oxford
6 months to
25 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 56 106 97
Rank change year-on-year +50 -9 -22
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 68 13 34
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 4.33% 0.89% 2.03%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.46% 0.91% 2.12%
Number of salaries quoted 68 13 33
Oxford median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.56% +9.09%
10th Percentile £28,500 £46,250 £39,000
90th Percentile £57,500 £55,750 £47,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +5.56% +5.88%

The following table is for comparison with the above and includes summary statistics for all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in Oxford. Most job vacancies include a discernible job title that can be normalized. As such, the figures in the second row provide an indication of the number of permanent jobs in our overall sample.

All Permanent IT Job Vacancies
Oxford
Permanent vacancies in Oxford with a recognized job title 1524 1434 1607
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.95% 97.95% 96.05%
Number of salaries quoted 1339 1248 1298
Oxford median annual salary £45,000 £44,750 £42,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.56% +6.55% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,500 £26,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £63,750 £61,250
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year - +5.88% +6.25%

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxford

Job postings that featured C++ Software Engineer in the job title as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in Oxford.

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Oxford

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Oxford.

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Oxford

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxford

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Oxford over the 6 months to 25 November 2017.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Oxford

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 25 November 2017, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Oxford region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 68 (100.00%) C++
1 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 58 (85.29%) Qt
3 55 (80.88%) Degree
4 53 (77.94%) Python
5 43 (63.24%) Windows
6 41 (60.29%) Mathematics
7 40 (58.82%) Physics
7 40 (58.82%) Computer Science
8 33 (48.53%) Algorithms
8 33 (48.53%) CUDA
9 31 (45.59%) Multithreading
10 30 (44.12%) MFC
11 28 (41.18%) WinForms
12 26 (38.24%) C#
12 26 (38.24%) Linux
13 25 (36.76%) PhD
13 25 (36.76%) OpenGL
13 25 (36.76%) Git (software)
14 24 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
15 23 (33.82%) OOD
16 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
17 16 (23.53%) OO
17 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
18 13 (19.12%) Cross-Platform Development
18 13 (19.12%) Prototyping
18 13 (19.12%) User Experience
18 13 (19.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
18 13 (19.12%) Time Management
18 13 (19.12%) Java

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxford by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Cloud Services
1 24 (35.29%) Amazon AWS
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (1.47%) MySQL
1 1 (1.47%) NoSQL
1 1 (1.47%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 25 (36.76%) Git (software)
2 16 (23.53%) Visual Studio
3 2 (2.94%) Subversion
General
1 13 (19.12%) Automotive
2 12 (17.65%) Electronics
3 2 (2.94%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 58 (85.29%) Qt
2 30 (44.12%) MFC
3 28 (41.18%) WinForms
4 25 (36.76%) OpenGL
5 13 (19.12%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 8 (11.76%) STL
7 7 (10.29%) XML
8 1 (1.47%) .NET
8 1 (1.47%) CSS
8 1 (1.47%) HTML
8 1 (1.47%) Itk
8 1 (1.47%) VTK
8 1 (1.47%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 40 (58.82%) Computer Science
2 33 (48.53%) Algorithms
2 33 (48.53%) CUDA
3 13 (19.12%) User Experience
4 7 (10.29%) Client/Server
Operating Systems
1 43 (63.24%) Windows
2 26 (38.24%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 68 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 41 (60.29%) Mathematics
3 40 (58.82%) Physics
4 31 (45.59%) Multithreading
5 23 (33.82%) OOD
6 20 (29.41%) Agile Software Development
7 16 (23.53%) OO
8 13 (19.12%) Cross-Platform Development
8 13 (19.12%) Prototyping
8 13 (19.12%) Time Management
9 8 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
10 7 (10.29%) Multithreaded Programming
11 4 (5.88%) Scrum
12 2 (2.94%) Machine Learning
13 1 (1.47%) Agile Project Management
13 1 (1.47%) Computer Vision
13 1 (1.47%) Continuous Delivery
13 1 (1.47%) Extreme Programming
13 1 (1.47%) IT Strategy
13 1 (1.47%) Mentoring
Programming Languages
1 68 (100.00%) C++
2 53 (77.94%) Python
3 26 (38.24%) C#
4 13 (19.12%) Java
5 8 (11.76%) SQL
6 3 (4.41%) Ruby
7 2 (2.94%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.47%) C
8 1 (1.47%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 55 (80.88%) Degree
2 25 (36.76%) PhD
3 2 (2.94%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (1.47%) IEC 62304
1 1 (1.47%) ISO 13485
System Software
1 2 (2.94%) Firmware