Period
to 25 January 2021

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for C++ skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited C++ over the 6 months to 25 January 2021 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

C++
South East > Oxfordshire
6 months to
25 Jan 2021
Same period 2020 Same period 2019
Rank 25 13 9
Rank change year-on-year -12 -4 +3
Permanent jobs citing C++ 65 263 389
As % of all permanent jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 8.19% 14.88% 16.94%
As % of the Programming Languages category 12.15% 22.10% 26.50%
Number of salaries quoted 54 237 339
Median annual salary £52,500 £42,500 £55,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +23.53% -22.73% +4.76%
10th Percentile £35,000 £34,476 £33,750
90th Percentile £70,125 £67,500 £72,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%

C++ is in the Programming Languages category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in Oxfordshire with a requirement for coding skills.

All Programming Languages
Oxfordshire
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for coding skills 535 1,190 1,468
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire 67.38% 67.35% 63.91%
Number of salaries quoted 457 1,064 1,265
Median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% -5.00% +5.26%
10th Percentile £32,500 £32,500 £31,250
90th Percentile £71,250 £70,750 £72,500
South East median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +5.26% +5.56%

C++
Job Vacancy Trend in Oxfordshire

Job postings citing C++ as a proportion of all IT jobs advertised in Oxfordshire.

Job vacancy trend for C++ in Oxfordshire

C++
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

3-month moving average salary quoted in jobs citing C++ in Oxfordshire.

Salary trend for C++ in Oxfordshire

C++
Salary Histogram in Oxfordshire

Salary distribution for jobs citing C++ in Oxfordshire over the 6 months to 25 January 2021.

Salary histogram for C++ in Oxfordshire

C++
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++ within the Oxfordshire region over the 6 months to 25 January 2021. 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 -8 39 £57,500 +27.78% 14
Abingdon +3 7 £49,797 +65.99% 7
Bicester -1 7 £42,500 +6.25%
Banbury +6 1 £65,000 -
C++
South East

For the 6 months to 25 January 2021, IT jobs citing C++ also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the Oxfordshire region with a requirement for C++.

1 39 (60.00%) Python
2 36 (55.38%) Software Engineering
3 24 (36.92%) C
4 20 (30.77%) Computer Science
5 18 (27.69%) Degree
6 16 (24.62%) Computer Vision
7 15 (23.08%) Algorithms
7 15 (23.08%) Linux
8 14 (21.54%) C#
9 13 (20.00%) AWS
10 12 (18.46%) Embedded Systems
10 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
10 12 (18.46%) Windows
10 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
11 11 (16.92%) PhD
11 11 (16.92%) SQL
12 10 (15.38%) OO
12 10 (15.38%) MATLAB
12 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
13 9 (13.85%) Java
13 9 (13.85%) UML
14 8 (12.31%) HTML
14 8 (12.31%) Electronics
14 8 (12.31%) Django
14 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
14 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
14 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
15 7 (10.77%) Machine Learning
15 7 (10.77%) Computer Science Degree
15 7 (10.77%) WPF

C++
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:

Application Platforms
1 1 (1.54%) Apache Spark
1 1 (1.54%) Elasticsearch
Applications
1 1 (1.54%) Mathcad
1 1 (1.54%) Microsoft Excel
1 1 (1.54%) Simulink
1 1 (1.54%) SOLIDWORKS
Cloud Services
1 13 (20.00%) AWS
2 6 (9.23%) Azure
2 6 (9.23%) GCP
3 4 (6.15%) Cloud Computing
4 2 (3.08%) AWS Lambda
4 2 (3.08%) GitHub
4 2 (3.08%) Serverless
4 2 (3.08%) Virtual Private Cloud
5 1 (1.54%) Power Platform
Communications & Networking
1 5 (7.69%) SpaceWire
2 2 (3.08%) Anycast
2 2 (3.08%) BGP
3 1 (1.54%) 5G
3 1 (1.54%) Bluetooth
3 1 (1.54%) DNS
3 1 (1.54%) Firewall
3 1 (1.54%) Wireless
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (6.15%) Big Data
2 3 (4.62%) Relational Database
2 3 (4.62%) SQL Server
3 1 (1.54%) Apache Cassandra
3 1 (1.54%) NoSQL
3 1 (1.54%) Power BI
Development Applications
1 8 (12.31%) Git (software)
2 5 (7.69%) JIRA
2 5 (7.69%) TestRail
3 1 (1.54%) Bugzilla
3 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
3 1 (1.54%) Gemini Tracker
3 1 (1.54%) Hudson
3 1 (1.54%) Jenkins
3 1 (1.54%) Subversion
3 1 (1.54%) VSS/SourceSafe
General
1 8 (12.31%) Electronics
2 5 (7.69%) Games
3 2 (3.08%) Public Sector
4 1 (1.54%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 22 (33.85%) Software Engineer
2 15 (23.08%) Developer
3 8 (12.31%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (12.31%) Python Developer
4 7 (10.77%) Computer Engineer
4 7 (10.77%) Computer Vision Engineer
5 6 (9.23%) JavaScript Developer
5 6 (9.23%) SQL Developer
6 5 (7.69%) Embedded Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Systems Engineer
6 5 (7.69%) Test Manager
7 4 (6.15%) Control Systems Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) Database Developer
7 4 (6.15%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 4 (6.15%) SQL Database Developer
8 3 (4.62%) Architect
8 3 (4.62%) Electronics Engineer
9 2 (3.08%) .NET Developer
9 2 (3.08%) C# Developer
9 2 (3.08%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (12.31%) Django
1 8 (12.31%) HTML
2 7 (10.77%) CSS
2 7 (10.77%) WPF
3 6 (9.23%) OpenGL
4 5 (7.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 5 (7.69%) MFC
4 5 (7.69%) PyTorch
4 5 (7.69%) Qt
4 5 (7.69%) TensorFlow
4 5 (7.69%) WinForms
5 4 (6.15%) HTML5
5 4 (6.15%) OpenCV
5 4 (6.15%) React
6 3 (4.62%) .NET
6 3 (4.62%) WebGL
7 2 (3.08%) .NET Framework
7 2 (3.08%) ASP.NET
7 2 (3.08%) CSS3
7 2 (3.08%) jQuery
Miscellaneous
1 15 (23.08%) Algorithms
2 12 (18.46%) Embedded Systems
3 6 (9.23%) CUDA
3 6 (9.23%) Greenfield Project
4 5 (7.69%) Robotics
4 5 (7.69%) Verilog
4 5 (7.69%) VHDL
5 4 (6.15%) 3D Printing
5 4 (6.15%) Arduino
5 4 (6.15%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 3 (4.62%) Mobile App
7 2 (3.08%) Renewable Energy
8 1 (1.54%) Analogue Electronics
8 1 (1.54%) Analytical Skills
8 1 (1.54%) Animation
8 1 (1.54%) Augmented Reality
8 1 (1.54%) Life Science
8 1 (1.54%) Public Cloud
8 1 (1.54%) Smartphone
8 1 (1.54%) User Experience
Operating Systems
1 15 (23.08%) Linux
2 12 (18.46%) Windows
3 4 (6.15%) VxWorks
4 3 (4.62%) Android
4 3 (4.62%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 36 (55.38%) Software Engineering
2 20 (30.77%) Computer Science
3 16 (24.62%) Computer Vision
4 12 (18.46%) Mathematics
5 10 (15.38%) OO
5 10 (15.38%) Problem-Solving
6 9 (13.85%) UML
7 8 (12.31%) Agile Software Development
7 8 (12.31%) Mentoring
8 7 (10.77%) Machine Learning
8 7 (10.77%) OOD
8 7 (10.77%) OOP
8 7 (10.77%) Physics
8 7 (10.77%) Validation
9 6 (9.23%) Architectural Design
9 6 (9.23%) Complexity Analysis
9 6 (9.23%) Test Automation
9 6 (9.23%) Time Management
10 5 (7.69%) Deep Learning
10 5 (7.69%) Defect Tracking
Programming Languages
1 39 (60.00%) Python
2 24 (36.92%) C
3 14 (21.54%) C#
4 12 (18.46%) JavaScript
5 11 (16.92%) SQL
6 10 (15.38%) MATLAB
7 9 (13.85%) Java
8 3 (4.62%) XAML
9 2 (3.08%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) Rust
10 1 (1.54%) Fortran
10 1 (1.54%) Go
10 1 (1.54%) Java 8
10 1 (1.54%) T-SQL
10 1 (1.54%) VB
10 1 (1.54%) VB.NET
Qualifications
1 18 (27.69%) Degree
2 11 (16.92%) PhD
3 7 (10.77%) Computer Science Degree
4 4 (6.15%) DBS Check
4 4 (6.15%) Master's Degree
5 1 (1.54%) ISTQB
5 1 (1.54%) Numerate Degree
System Software
1 5 (7.69%) Firmware
2 2 (3.08%) Docker
2 2 (3.08%) Virtual Machines
Systems Management
1 2 (3.08%) Terraform
2 1 (1.54%) Ansible
2 1 (1.54%) Kubernetes
2 1 (1.54%) Puppet
Vendors
1 6 (9.23%) Microsoft
2 4 (6.15%) Sun
3 2 (3.08%) Google
3 2 (3.08%) Xamarin