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 30 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 304 336 301
Rank change year-on-year
+32 -35
Permanent jobs citing GDB 2 7 26
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 0.019% 0.056% 0.22%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.37% 1.43%
Number of salaries quoted 2 4 26
Average salary £72,500 £45,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+61.11% -30.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,500 £45,000 £56,250
10% offered a salary of more than £94,500 £50,250 £67,500
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
1604 1899 1813
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the City of London 15.29% 15.33% 15.13%
Number of salaries quoted 1376 1661 1613
Average salary £60,000 £55,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.09% +4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £42,500 £38,500 £37,500
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
Salary Histogram in the City of London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GDB across the City of London region over the 3 months to 30 July 2015.

GDB Salary Histogram in the City of London

GDB
Top 25 Related IT Skills in the City of London

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Python
2 5 (83.33%) Nagios
2 5 (83.33%) Debian
2 5 (83.33%) tcpdump
3 4 (66.67%) Digital Forensics
3 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
3 4 (66.67%) C++
3 4 (66.67%) Perl
3 4 (66.67%) PHP
4 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
5 1 (16.67%) Open Source
5 1 (16.67%) GCC
5 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
5 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (16.67%) Market Making
5 1 (16.67%) UNIX
5 1 (16.67%) Finance
5 1 (16.67%) Statistics
5 1 (16.67%) Degree
5 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
5 1 (16.67%) Physics
5 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
5 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX

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

For the 6 months to 30 July 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 5 (83.33%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 1 (16.67%) GCC
General
1 1 (16.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 5 (83.33%) Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Systems Administrator
1 5 (83.33%) Linux Administrator
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Statistics
1 1 (16.67%) Mathematics
1 1 (16.67%) Physics
1 1 (16.67%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 6 (100.00%) Linux
2 5 (83.33%) Debian
3 1 (16.67%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Digital Forensics
2 1 (16.67%) Open Source
2 1 (16.67%) Low Latency
2 1 (16.67%) Market Making
2 1 (16.67%) Multithreading
2 1 (16.67%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 5 (83.33%) Python
2 4 (66.67%) Shell Script
2 4 (66.67%) C++
2 4 (66.67%) Perl
2 4 (66.67%) PHP
3 2 (33.33%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Systems Management
1 5 (83.33%) Nagios
2 1 (16.67%) ZABBIX