The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 28 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 76 72 -
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -
Permanent jobs citing GDB 4 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 0.52% 0.42% -
As % of the Development Applications category 3.48% 2.56% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
GDB
Oxfordshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the Oxford region.

Development Applications Category
Oxford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
115 117 92
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxford 15.05% 16.32% 9.80%
Number of salaries quoted 80 102 84
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £27,350
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £61,250
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GDB across the Oxford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

GDB Jobs Demand Trend in Oxford

GDB
Salary Trend in Oxford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GDB across the Oxford region.

GDB Salary Trend in Oxford

GDB
Top 29 Related IT Skills in Oxford

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing GDB also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GDB.

1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 5 (83.33%) Firmware
2 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 5 (83.33%) Linux
3 4 (66.67%) STL
3 4 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 4 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (66.67%) Valgrind
3 4 (66.67%) GCC
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 2 (33.33%) JTAG
4 2 (33.33%) C
4 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
5 1 (16.67%) Python
5 1 (16.67%) Perl
5 1 (16.67%) Subversion
5 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
5 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
5 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
5 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
5 1 (16.67%) JIRA
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Physics

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in Oxford by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 2015, IT jobs across the Oxford region citing GDB also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Development Applications
1 4 (66.67%) Valgrind
1 4 (66.67%) GCC
2 1 (16.67%) Bugzilla
2 1 (16.67%) Subversion
2 1 (16.67%) JIRA
General
1 5 (83.33%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
2 4 (66.67%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (16.67%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (66.67%) STL
1 4 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (83.33%) Computer Science
2 4 (66.67%) Visualisation
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (16.67%) Device Driver
4 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
4 1 (16.67%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 5 (83.33%) Linux
2 1 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) C
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded C++
3 1 (16.67%) Perl
3 1 (16.67%) Python
Qualifications
1 6 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (33.33%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (83.33%) Firmware