Period
to 18 January 2018

The median annual salary for a C++ Software Engineer was £47,500 in advertised job vacancies in Oxfordshire during the 6 months to 18 January 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++
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
18 Jan 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 68 154 126
Rank change year-on-year +86 -28 +1
Permanent jobs requiring a C++ Software Engineer 120 15 55
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 3.90% 0.57% 1.66%
As % of the Job Titles category 4.04% 0.58% 1.74%
Number of salaries quoted 108 12 44
Oxfordshire median annual salary £47,500 £43,750 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +8.57% -2.78% -
10th Percentile £28,500 £29,700 £38,825
90th Percentile £57,500 £58,625 £49,250
South East 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 Oxfordshire. 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
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies in Oxfordshire with a recognized job title 2,968 2,580 3,157
% of permanent IT jobs with a recognized job title 96.58% 97.32% 95.35%
Number of salaries quoted 2,447 2,062 2,592
Oxfordshire median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%
10th Percentile £27,500 £27,500 £26,250
90th Percentile £70,000 £65,750 £63,000
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

C++ Software Engineer
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Job vacancy trend for C++ Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

Salary trend for C++ Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

C++ Software Engineer
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 18 January 2018.

Salary histogram for C++ Software Engineer in Oxfordshire

C++ Software Engineer
Job Locations in Oxfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing C++ Software Engineer within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 18 January 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Oxford +58 86 £47,500 - 8
Abingdon +5 21 £52,500 +31.25% 1
C++ Software Engineer
South East

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

For the 6 months to 18 January 2018, 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 Oxfordshire region featuring C++ Software Engineer in the job title.

1 120 (100.00%) C++
1 120 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 91 (75.83%) Python
3 83 (69.17%) Qt
4 80 (66.67%) Windows
5 75 (62.50%) Degree
6 58 (48.33%) Computer Science
7 57 (47.50%) Mathematics
8 55 (45.83%) Physics
9 50 (41.67%) Linux
10 48 (40.00%) CUDA
11 47 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
12 45 (37.50%) Multithreading
12 45 (37.50%) Algorithms
13 42 (35.00%) MFC
14 37 (30.83%) C#
14 37 (30.83%) Amazon AWS
15 34 (28.33%) PhD
16 33 (27.50%) WinForms
17 31 (25.83%) OpenGL
17 31 (25.83%) Git (software)
18 30 (25.00%) OOD
19 29 (24.17%) Visual Studio
20 23 (19.17%) OO
21 22 (18.33%) Mentoring
22 21 (17.50%) Coaching
22 21 (17.50%) Test Automation
22 21 (17.50%) Sophos
22 21 (17.50%) Regression Testing
22 21 (17.50%) Pair Programming

C++ Software Engineer Skill Set
Co-occurring IT Skills in Oxfordshire 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 37 (30.83%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 1 (0.83%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (0.83%) MySQL
1 1 (0.83%) NoSQL
1 1 (0.83%) PostgreSQL
Development Applications
1 31 (25.83%) Git (software)
2 29 (24.17%) Visual Studio
3 2 (1.67%) Subversion
General
1 20 (16.67%) Electronics
2 19 (15.83%) Automotive
3 2 (1.67%) Games
4 1 (0.83%) Manufacturing
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (69.17%) Qt
2 42 (35.00%) MFC
3 33 (27.50%) WinForms
4 31 (25.83%) OpenGL
5 19 (15.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 13 (10.83%) STL
6 13 (10.83%) XML
7 7 (5.83%) Django
8 1 (0.83%) .NET
8 1 (0.83%) CSS
8 1 (0.83%) HTML
8 1 (0.83%) OpenMP
8 1 (0.83%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 58 (48.33%) Computer Science
2 48 (40.00%) CUDA
3 45 (37.50%) Algorithms
4 20 (16.67%) User Experience
5 13 (10.83%) Client/Server
6 11 (9.17%) Greenfield Project
7 1 (0.83%) ASIC
7 1 (0.83%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (0.83%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.83%) Life Science
Operating Systems
1 80 (66.67%) Windows
2 50 (41.67%) Linux
3 14 (11.67%) Windows Server
4 6 (5.00%) AIX
4 6 (5.00%) Solaris
4 6 (5.00%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 120 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 57 (47.50%) Mathematics
3 55 (45.83%) Physics
4 47 (39.17%) Agile Software Development
5 45 (37.50%) Multithreading
6 30 (25.00%) OOD
7 23 (19.17%) OO
8 22 (18.33%) Mentoring
9 21 (17.50%) Coaching
9 21 (17.50%) Pair Programming
9 21 (17.50%) Regression Testing
9 21 (17.50%) Test Automation
10 20 (16.67%) Cross-Platform Development
11 19 (15.83%) Prototyping
11 19 (15.83%) Time Management
12 14 (11.67%) Continuous Integration
13 13 (10.83%) Multithreaded Programming
14 3 (2.50%) Computer Vision
14 3 (2.50%) Scrum
14 3 (2.50%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 120 (100.00%) C++
2 91 (75.83%) Python
3 37 (30.83%) C#
4 19 (15.83%) Java
5 14 (11.67%) SQL
6 6 (5.00%) Bash Shell
7 3 (2.50%) C
7 3 (2.50%) Ruby
8 2 (1.67%) MATLAB
9 1 (0.83%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 75 (62.50%) Degree
2 34 (28.33%) PhD
3 2 (1.67%) Computer Science Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (1.67%) QA
System Software
1 7 (5.83%) Docker
2 2 (1.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 21 (17.50%) Sophos
2 6 (5.00%) HP
3 3 (2.50%) Microsoft