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

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 872 902 884
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -18
Permanent jobs citing GDB 37 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.039% 0.027% 0.034%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.22% 0.17% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 34 22 21
Average salary £45,000 £43,750 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.85% -27.08%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £35,000 £50,000
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £57,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% -25.00%
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
17132 16199 15820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.14% 16.32% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 14881 13841 13068
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,952 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

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 11 February 2016. 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
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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
West Midlands - 15 £40,000 - 1
London +15 12 £77,500 +40.90% 2
South East +10 9 £45,000 +2.85% 1
South West -11 1 £50,000 -
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 43 (78.18%) C++
2 42 (76.36%) Linux
3 33 (60.00%) Unix
4 30 (54.55%) Degree
5 27 (49.09%) C
6 23 (41.82%) Windows
7 21 (38.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
8 20 (36.36%) Open Source
8 20 (36.36%) Multithreading
9 19 (34.55%) STL
10 17 (30.91%) Mathematics
11 16 (29.09%) Computer Science
11 16 (29.09%) GCC
12 15 (27.27%) CUDA
12 15 (27.27%) Qt
12 15 (27.27%) Mercurial
12 15 (27.27%) Cygwin
12 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
12 15 (27.27%) Subversion
12 15 (27.27%) OpenMP
12 15 (27.27%) Mac OS X
12 15 (27.27%) X-Windows
13 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
13 12 (21.82%) Parallel Programming
14 11 (20.00%) Electronics
15 9 (16.36%) NFS
15 9 (16.36%) Electronic Trading
15 9 (16.36%) Algorithms
16 8 (14.55%) Pthreads
16 8 (14.55%) SQL

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 6 (10.91%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 6 (10.91%) Fibre Channel
1 6 (10.91%) iSCSI
1 6 (10.91%) LAN
1 6 (10.91%) Multicast
1 6 (10.91%) SAN
2 3 (5.45%) DHCP
2 3 (5.45%) DNS
3 2 (3.64%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (3.64%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.64%) Firewall
3 2 (3.64%) IPv4
3 2 (3.64%) IPv6
3 2 (3.64%) Wireless
4 1 (1.82%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (10.91%) KDB
2 2 (3.64%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 16 (29.09%) GCC
2 15 (27.27%) Git (software)
2 15 (27.27%) Mercurial
2 15 (27.27%) Subversion
3 1 (1.82%) Clang
3 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
General
1 11 (20.00%) Electronics
2 7 (12.73%) Finance
3 6 (10.91%) French Language
3 6 (10.91%) Front Office
3 6 (10.91%) German Language
4 4 (7.27%) Banking
4 4 (7.27%) Investment Banking
5 2 (3.64%) Telecoms
6 1 (1.82%) Legal
Job Titles
1 31 (56.36%) Developer
2 29 (52.73%) C++ Developer
3 19 (34.55%) Linux Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Applications Developer
4 11 (20.00%) C++ Applications Developer
4 11 (20.00%) C++ Software Engineer
4 11 (20.00%) Linux Developer
4 11 (20.00%) Software Engineer
5 9 (16.36%) Unix Engineer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior C++ Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Senior Developer
6 8 (14.55%) Unix Linux Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Linux Support
7 6 (10.91%) Linux Support Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Support Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Technical Support
7 6 (10.91%) Unix Support
7 6 (10.91%) Unix Support Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Engineer
7 6 (10.91%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 21 (38.18%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 19 (34.55%) STL
3 15 (27.27%) OpenMP
3 15 (27.27%) Qt
3 15 (27.27%) X-Windows
4 8 (14.55%) Pthreads
5 6 (10.91%) POSIX
6 1 (1.82%) LLVM
Miscellaneous
1 17 (30.91%) Mathematics
2 16 (29.09%) Computer Science
3 15 (27.27%) CUDA
4 9 (16.36%) Algorithms
5 7 (12.73%) Equities
6 2 (3.64%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (3.64%) Data Centre
6 2 (3.64%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
6 2 (3.64%) Mainframe
6 2 (3.64%) Physics
7 1 (1.82%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.82%) GPGPU
Operating Systems
1 42 (76.36%) Linux
2 33 (60.00%) Unix
3 23 (41.82%) Windows
4 15 (27.27%) Mac OS X
5 3 (5.45%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 3 (5.45%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (36.36%) Multithreading
1 20 (36.36%) Open Source
2 12 (21.82%) Parallel Programming
2 12 (21.82%) Software Engineering
3 9 (16.36%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (10.91%) CRM
5 5 (9.09%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.27%) Analytics
7 3 (5.45%) Reverse Engineering
8 2 (3.64%) Business Development
8 2 (3.64%) Penetration Testing
8 2 (3.64%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (3.64%) Regression Testing
8 2 (3.64%) TDD
9 1 (1.82%) Cybersecurity
9 1 (1.82%) Network Architecture
9 1 (1.82%) OO
9 1 (1.82%) OOD
9 1 (1.82%) Risk Assessment
9 1 (1.82%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (78.18%) C++
2 27 (49.09%) C
3 8 (14.55%) SQL
4 6 (10.91%) AWK
4 6 (10.91%) sed
4 6 (10.91%) Shell Script
5 5 (9.09%) Python
6 3 (5.45%) Perl
6 3 (5.45%) SystemTap
7 2 (3.64%) Bash Shell
7 2 (3.64%) Java
7 2 (3.64%) MATLAB
8 1 (1.82%) C#
Qualifications
1 30 (54.55%) Degree
2 3 (5.45%) DV Cleared
2 3 (5.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 15 (27.27%) Cygwin
2 9 (16.36%) NFS
3 6 (10.91%) VMware Infrastructure
4 4 (7.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 6 (10.91%) NetBackup
1 6 (10.91%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 6 (10.91%) CommVault
1 6 (10.91%) IBM
1 6 (10.91%) Microsoft
1 6 (10.91%) VMware
2 3 (5.45%) Red Hat
3 1 (1.82%) Intel
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