The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 23 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 800 811 845
Rank change year-on-year
+11 +34
Permanent jobs citing GDB 31 31 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.031% 0.032% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.19% 0.20% 0.094%
Number of salaries quoted 26 18 15
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £47,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +6.38%
GDB
UK

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

Development Applications Category
England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
16018 15446 15988
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.24% 15.93% 15.54%
Number of salaries quoted 13674 12864 14086
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

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

GDB Jobs Demand Trend in England

GDB
Salary Trend in England

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

GDB Salary Trend in England

GDB
Salary Histogram in England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GDB across the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015.

GDB Salary Histogram in England

GDB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the England region over the 3 months to 23 January 2015. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East -22 19 £51,250 -6.81% 4
London -17 5 £55,000 +10.00% 1
Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
South West - 1 - -
East of England - 1 - - 2
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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 66 (92.96%) C++
2 53 (74.65%) Linux
3 49 (69.01%) GCC
4 43 (60.56%) Multithreading
5 42 (59.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 42 (59.15%) STL
6 32 (45.07%) Python
7 31 (43.66%) Software Engineering
8 29 (40.85%) Security Cleared
9 27 (38.03%) Ruby
9 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (38.03%) Bash Shell
10 26 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
10 26 (36.62%) TDD
10 26 (36.62%) Scrum
10 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
11 24 (33.80%) IPv4
11 24 (33.80%) IPv6
11 24 (33.80%) SC Cleared
11 24 (33.80%) Performance Tuning
12 23 (32.39%) C
13 22 (30.99%) Subversion
14 21 (29.58%) GSM
15 16 (22.54%) RTP
15 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
15 16 (22.54%) PBX
15 16 (22.54%) UMTS
15 16 (22.54%) Cisco
15 16 (22.54%) OOD
15 16 (22.54%) OO

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 23 January 2015, IT jobs across the England 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.

Applications
1 5 (7.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 24 (33.80%) IPv4
1 24 (33.80%) IPv6
2 21 (29.58%) GSM
3 16 (22.54%) RTP
3 16 (22.54%) PBX
3 16 (22.54%) UMTS
3 16 (22.54%) RANAP
3 16 (22.54%) Asterisk PBX
3 16 (22.54%) LTE
4 10 (14.08%) Wireless
5 6 (8.45%) TCP/IP
6 5 (7.04%) GPRS
6 5 (7.04%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.41%) DSL
Development Applications
1 49 (69.01%) GCC
2 22 (30.99%) Subversion
3 16 (22.54%) Trac
4 6 (8.45%) Bugzilla
4 6 (8.45%) JIRA
5 5 (7.04%) WinDbg
6 2 (2.82%) Eclipse
7 1 (1.41%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (22.54%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.68%) Electronics
3 4 (5.63%) Military
4 1 (1.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 28 (39.44%) Developer
2 25 (35.21%) C++ Developer
3 24 (33.80%) Software Engineer
4 17 (23.94%) Senior Software Engineer
5 7 (9.86%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 5 (7.04%) Security Researcher
7 4 (5.63%) Linux Engineer
8 3 (4.23%) Software Developer
9 2 (2.82%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Embedded C Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 2 (2.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
10 1 (1.41%) Principal Engineer
10 1 (1.41%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (1.41%) Principal Software Engineer
10 1 (1.41%) Software Consultant
10 1 (1.41%) Senior Consultant
10 1 (1.41%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 42 (59.15%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 42 (59.15%) STL
2 5 (7.04%) .NET
2 5 (7.04%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 13 (18.31%) Embedded Systems
2 6 (8.45%) Algorithms
2 6 (8.45%) Computer Science
3 5 (7.04%) Mathematics
3 5 (7.04%) Home Automation
4 3 (4.23%) Physics
5 2 (2.82%) Open Source
6 1 (1.41%) Kindle
6 1 (1.41%) Analytical Skills
6 1 (1.41%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (74.65%) Linux
2 3 (4.23%) Android
2 3 (4.23%) Apple iOS
3 2 (2.82%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.41%) UNIX
4 1 (1.41%) Windows
4 1 (1.41%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 43 (60.56%) Multithreading
2 31 (43.66%) Software Engineering
3 27 (38.03%) Agile Software Development
4 26 (36.62%) Continuous Integration
4 26 (36.62%) TDD
4 26 (36.62%) Scrum
5 24 (33.80%) Performance Tuning
6 16 (22.54%) OOD
6 16 (22.54%) OO
7 10 (14.08%) Reverse Engineering
7 10 (14.08%) Cyber Security
8 5 (7.04%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (5.63%) Information Security
9 4 (5.63%) Test Automation
10 3 (4.23%) Android Development
10 3 (4.23%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.82%) Signal Processing
12 1 (1.41%) Electronic Trading
12 1 (1.41%) Low Latency
12 1 (1.41%) Market Making
Programming Languages
1 66 (92.96%) C++
2 32 (45.07%) Python
3 27 (38.03%) Ruby
3 27 (38.03%) Bash Shell
4 26 (36.62%) JavaScript
5 23 (32.39%) C
6 13 (18.31%) Embedded C
6 13 (18.31%) Embedded C++
7 6 (8.45%) Assembly Language
8 5 (7.04%) C#
8 5 (7.04%) Perl
9 2 (2.82%) Java
Qualifications
1 29 (40.85%) Security Cleared
2 24 (33.80%) SC Cleared
3 16 (22.54%) Degree
4 5 (7.04%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.49%) JTAG
2 1 (1.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (16.90%) Firmware
2 4 (5.63%) Hyper-V
2 4 (5.63%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 16 (22.54%) Cisco
2 5 (7.04%) Lauterbach
2 5 (7.04%) EMC
2 5 (7.04%) Microsoft
2 5 (7.04%) BT
2 5 (7.04%) NEC
3 4 (5.63%) VMware
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