Period
to 15 December 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £55,000 in advertised job vacancies in Oxford during the 6 months to 15 December 2018.

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
15 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 65 49 100
Rank change year-on-year -16 +51 +2
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 50 79 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxford 3.58% 4.97% 0.78%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.75% 5.10% 0.79%
Number of salaries quoted 49 79 11
Oxford median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%
10th Percentile £42,500 £28,500 £46,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £57,500 £57,500
Oxfordshire median annual salary £55,000 £47,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year +15.79% - +5.56%

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 1,333 1,548 1,387
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 95.42% 97.30% 98.16%
Number of salaries quoted 1,195 1,371 1,201
Oxford median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £43,835
Median salary % change year-on-year +11.11% +2.66% +3.14%
10th Percentile £31,250 £28,500 £27,500
90th Percentile £77,500 £71,750 £63,750
Oxfordshire median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% - +5.88%

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 15 December 2018.

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 15 December 2018, C++ Software Engineer job roles required the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxford region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 50 (100.00%) C++
1 50 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 39 (78.00%) PhD
3 37 (74.00%) Artificial Intelligence
4 35 (70.00%) Algorithms
5 33 (66.00%) Python
6 27 (54.00%) Machine Learning
6 27 (54.00%) Computer Vision
7 25 (50.00%) C#
8 22 (44.00%) Deep Learning
8 22 (44.00%) Bayesian Methods
8 22 (44.00%) Natural Language Processing
9 21 (42.00%) Multithreading
10 20 (40.00%) Biology
10 20 (40.00%) Distributed Algorithms
10 20 (40.00%) C
10 20 (40.00%) Java
10 20 (40.00%) TensorFlow
10 20 (40.00%) Computational Linguistics
10 20 (40.00%) Computational Biology
10 20 (40.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
10 20 (40.00%) Reinforcement Learning
10 20 (40.00%) MPhil
11 18 (36.00%) Mathematics
12 17 (34.00%) Computer Science
13 16 (32.00%) Finance
14 15 (30.00%) Parallel Computing
14 15 (30.00%) Conceptual Models
14 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
14 15 (30.00%) Data Structures

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 5 (10.00%) Amazon AWS
2 4 (8.00%) Cloud Computing
2 4 (8.00%) Microsoft Azure
Communications & Networking
1 4 (8.00%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 1 (2.00%) CMake
1 1 (2.00%) Git (software)
1 1 (2.00%) Subversion
General
1 16 (32.00%) Finance
2 2 (4.00%) Games
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (44.00%) Natural Language Processing
2 20 (40.00%) TensorFlow
3 4 (8.00%) WPF
4 3 (6.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 2 (4.00%) OpenCV
5 2 (4.00%) Qt
5 2 (4.00%) STL
6 1 (2.00%) Django
6 1 (2.00%) OpenCL
Miscellaneous
1 35 (70.00%) Algorithms
2 15 (30.00%) Analytical Skills
2 15 (30.00%) Data Structures
3 8 (16.00%) Robotics
4 1 (2.00%) Animation
4 1 (2.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 10 (20.00%) Linux
2 4 (8.00%) Windows
3 1 (2.00%) Robot Operating System
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 37 (74.00%) Artificial Intelligence
3 27 (54.00%) Computer Vision
3 27 (54.00%) Machine Learning
4 22 (44.00%) Bayesian Methods
4 22 (44.00%) Deep Learning
5 21 (42.00%) Multithreading
6 20 (40.00%) Biology
6 20 (40.00%) Computational Biology
6 20 (40.00%) Computational Linguistics
6 20 (40.00%) Distributed Algorithms
6 20 (40.00%) Probabilistic Modelling
6 20 (40.00%) Reinforcement Learning
7 18 (36.00%) Mathematics
8 17 (34.00%) Computer Science
9 15 (30.00%) Conceptual Models
9 15 (30.00%) Parallel Computing
10 7 (14.00%) Neural Network
11 5 (10.00%) Data Science
12 4 (8.00%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 50 (100.00%) C++
2 33 (66.00%) Python
3 25 (50.00%) C#
4 20 (40.00%) C
4 20 (40.00%) Java
5 4 (8.00%) Bash Shell
6 3 (6.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 39 (78.00%) PhD
2 20 (40.00%) MPhil
3 1 (2.00%) Degree
3 1 (2.00%) Numerate Degree
Vendors
1 4 (8.00%) Google
2 1 (2.00%) Perforce