The table below looks at the statistics for GCC skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCC over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 103 111 107
Rank change year-on-year
+8 -4
Permanent jobs citing GCC 3 9 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.21% 0.50% 0.38%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.06% 2.69% 2.45%
Number of salaries quoted 2 9 5
Average salary £42,500 £60,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-29.16% +41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,500 £40,000 £40,600
10% offered a salary of more than £44,500 £72,500 £43,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%
GCC
Cambridgeshire

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

Development Applications Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
283 334 245
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 20.09% 18.43% 15.56%
Number of salaries quoted 231 265 224
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

GCC
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

GCC Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

GCC
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

GCC Salary Trend in Cambridge

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing GCC 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 GCC.

1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (46.67%) C++
4 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
5 5 (33.33%) Android
5 5 (33.33%) Device Driver
5 5 (33.33%) C
5 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
6 4 (26.67%) Python
6 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
6 4 (26.67%) Degree
7 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
7 3 (20.00%) Finance
7 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
7 3 (20.00%) UML
7 3 (20.00%) Java
7 3 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
7 3 (20.00%) Wind River
7 3 (20.00%) LLVM
7 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
7 3 (20.00%) QEMU
7 3 (20.00%) Android Development
7 3 (20.00%) KVM
8 2 (13.33%) GDB
8 2 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 2 (13.33%) Open Source
8 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
8 2 (13.33%) iptables
8 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
8 2 (13.33%) Perl

GCC
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the Cambridge region citing GCC 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 GCC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 3 (20.00%) OpenStack
Communications & Networking
1 2 (13.33%) Internet
1 2 (13.33%) Wi-Fi
2 1 (6.67%) ZigBee
2 1 (6.67%) Modbus
2 1 (6.67%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (13.33%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 3 (20.00%) Bugzilla
1 3 (20.00%) LLVM
2 2 (13.33%) GDB
2 2 (13.33%) Subversion
2 2 (13.33%) Eclipse
3 1 (6.67%) JIRA
General
1 4 (26.67%) Telecoms
2 3 (20.00%) Finance
3 1 (6.67%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 6 (40.00%) Linux Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Software Engineer
3 4 (26.67%) Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Developer
4 2 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) C Software Engineer
4 2 (13.33%) Linux Developer
4 2 (13.33%) Open Source Engineer
5 1 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (13.33%) STL
1 2 (13.33%) XML
1 2 (13.33%) JNI
1 2 (13.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (6.67%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (33.33%) Device Driver
2 3 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (6.67%) CAN bus
4 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 11 (73.33%) Linux
2 8 (53.33%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (33.33%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Android Development
2 3 (20.00%) Critical Success Factor
2 3 (20.00%) UML
3 2 (13.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (13.33%) Open Source
4 1 (6.67%) Scrum
4 1 (6.67%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 7 (46.67%) C++
2 5 (33.33%) Shell Script
2 5 (33.33%) C
3 4 (26.67%) Python
4 3 (20.00%) Java
5 2 (13.33%) Perl
5 2 (13.33%) Assembly Language
5 2 (13.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (26.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (6.67%) QA
System Software
1 3 (20.00%) QEMU
1 3 (20.00%) KVM
2 2 (13.33%) iptables
2 2 (13.33%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (6.67%) Puppet
1 1 (6.67%) Cobbler
1 1 (6.67%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Wind River