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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 263 - 315
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GDB 2 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.030% - 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% - 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 2
Average salary £80,000 - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
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
1172 1444 1529
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 17.33% 14.13% 14.79%
Number of salaries quoted 1061 1278 1331
Average salary £57,500 £54,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.50% -0.90%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £70,000 £72,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 30 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 5 (83.33%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 3 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
3 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 3 (50.00%) Unix
3 3 (50.00%) Linux
4 2 (33.33%) Python
4 2 (33.33%) Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 2 (33.33%) Finance
4 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
4 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
4 2 (33.33%) Pthreads
4 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 2 (33.33%) Open Source
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
4 2 (33.33%) GCC
4 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
4 2 (33.33%) Physics
4 2 (33.33%) SQL
5 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
5 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared
5 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
5 1 (16.67%) Market Making
5 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
5 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
5 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing

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

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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.

Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) GCC
General
1 2 (33.33%) Banking
1 2 (33.33%) Finance
1 2 (33.33%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Developer
2 3 (50.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Investment Banking C++ Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Vulnerability Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 2 (33.33%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
1 2 (33.33%) Mathematics
1 2 (33.33%) Physics
2 1 (16.67%) Algorithms
2 1 (16.67%) Computer Science
Operating Systems
1 3 (50.00%) Linux
1 3 (50.00%) Unix
2 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 3 (50.00%) Electronic Trading
2 3 (50.00%) Low Latency
3 2 (33.33%) Open Source
3 2 (33.33%) Regression Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Ethical Hacking
4 1 (16.67%) Market Making
4 1 (16.67%) OO
4 1 (16.67%) OOD
4 1 (16.67%) Penetration Testing
4 1 (16.67%) Reverse Engineering
4 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
2 2 (33.33%) Python
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) Java
Qualifications
1 4 (66.67%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) DV Cleared
2 1 (16.67%) Security Cleared