Meanwhile, the basic resources sector saw stellar gains on Tuesday, rising 3 percent, which helped the metal-heavy FTSE 100 to post a rise of around 1.7 percent. Miners were buoyed by higher metal prices in recent sessions, with weak data in the U.S. cooling fears of a rise in benchmark interest rates.
"Today sees the first opportunity traders have to price in the weak non-farms number and its dovish consequences for any looming Fed rate hikes," Marius Paun and Jonathan Sudaria, two dealers at Capital Spreads, said in a research note.
U.S. stocks traded higher on Tuesday as investors eyed oil prices and renewed dollar strength ahead of the unofficial beginning of earnings season on Wednesday.
Crude oil reversed to trade higher above $53 a barrel after settling up more than 6 percent on Monday. Overnight, oil slumped on a report from Goldman Sachs that said prices needed to remain low for months to achieve a slowdown in U.S. output growth.
—With contribution from Evelyn Cheng