The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the City of London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GDB 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 Debugger
Rank 310 324 284
Rank change year-on-year
+14 -40
Permanent jobs citing GDB 1 5 41
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.010% 0.043% 0.35%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.063% 0.30% 2.22%
Number of salaries quoted 1 3 41
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
GDB
London

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

Development Applications Category
City of London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1586 1685 1847
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 16.27% 14.36% 15.62%
Number of salaries quoted 1349 1492 1690
Average salary £60,000 £53,500 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.14% +1.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £37,600
10% offered a salary of more than £77,500 £67,500 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

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

GDB Jobs Demand Trend in the City of London

GDB
Salary Trend in the City of London

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

GDB Salary Trend in the City of London

GDB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Python
2 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
2 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
2 2 (66.67%) C++
2 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) Statistics
3 1 (33.33%) Degree
3 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
3 1 (33.33%) Physics
3 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
3 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX
3 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
3 1 (33.33%) Open Source
3 1 (33.33%) Finance
3 1 (33.33%) Perl
3 1 (33.33%) PHP
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
3 1 (33.33%) GCC
3 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
3 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (33.33%) Market Making
3 1 (33.33%) Shell Script

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in the City of London by Category

For the 6 months to 31 August 2015, IT jobs across the City of London 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.

Communications & Networking
1 2 (66.67%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 1 (33.33%) GCC
General
1 1 (33.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 2 (66.67%) Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 2 (66.67%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (33.33%) Statistics
1 1 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 1 (33.33%) Physics
1 1 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 3 (100.00%) Linux
2 2 (66.67%) Debian
3 1 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (33.33%) Multithreading
1 1 (33.33%) Electronic Trading
1 1 (33.33%) Digital Forensics
1 1 (33.33%) Open Source
1 1 (33.33%) Low Latency
1 1 (33.33%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 2 (66.67%) Python
1 2 (66.67%) Bash Shell
1 2 (66.67%) C++
2 1 (33.33%) Perl
2 1 (33.33%) PHP
2 1 (33.33%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (33.33%) Degree
Systems Management
1 2 (66.67%) Nagios
2 1 (33.33%) ZABBIX