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 20 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 811 787 864
Rank change year-on-year
-24 +77
Permanent jobs citing GDB 59 69 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.055% 0.068% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.34% 0.44% 0.061%
Number of salaries quoted 50 59 6
Average salary £37,500 £62,500 £39,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-40.00% +60.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £57,000 £36,250
10% offered a salary of more than £53,000 £67,500 £47,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £60,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +53.84%
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
17519 15597 16468
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.26% 15.27% 14.66%
Number of salaries quoted 14637 13395 14345
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 20 August 2014.

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 20 August 2014. 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 +12 30 £37,500 -37.50% 5
South West - 17 £37,500 -
London -56 10 £57,500 -11.53% 1
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
East of England - 1 £48,000 -
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

1 103 (98.10%) C++
2 94 (89.52%) Linux
3 72 (68.57%) GCC
4 48 (45.71%) Python
5 47 (44.76%) STL
5 47 (44.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 47 (44.76%) Bash Shell
6 46 (43.81%) C
7 42 (40.00%) Multithreading
8 41 (39.05%) JavaScript
9 39 (37.14%) Software Engineering
10 38 (36.19%) Degree
10 38 (36.19%) Security Cleared
11 30 (28.57%) TDD
11 30 (28.57%) Ruby
11 30 (28.57%) SC Cleared
11 30 (28.57%) IPv4
11 30 (28.57%) IPv6
11 30 (28.57%) Scrum
11 30 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
11 30 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
12 24 (22.86%) Embedded Systems
13 23 (21.90%) Subversion
14 18 (17.14%) Perl
14 18 (17.14%) OO
15 17 (16.19%) OOD
16 15 (14.29%) GSM
16 15 (14.29%) PBX
16 15 (14.29%) UMTS
16 15 (14.29%) Cisco

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 August 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.95%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 30 (28.57%) IPv4
1 30 (28.57%) IPv6
2 15 (14.29%) GSM
2 15 (14.29%) PBX
2 15 (14.29%) UMTS
2 15 (14.29%) RTP
2 15 (14.29%) RANAP
2 15 (14.29%) LTE
2 15 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
3 11 (10.48%) TCP/IP
4 10 (9.52%) VoIP
5 6 (5.71%) Wireless
6 4 (3.81%) SAN
7 3 (2.86%) Multicast
8 2 (1.90%) SSH
9 1 (0.95%) Firewall
9 1 (0.95%) Internet
9 1 (0.95%) DSL
9 1 (0.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 72 (68.57%) GCC
2 23 (21.90%) Subversion
3 15 (14.29%) Trac
4 12 (11.43%) Bugzilla
5 8 (7.62%) JIRA
5 8 (7.62%) WinDbg
6 4 (3.81%) Jenkins
6 4 (3.81%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.90%) Emacs
8 1 (0.95%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.95%) Gerrit
General
1 15 (14.29%) Telecoms
2 7 (6.67%) Finance
3 4 (3.81%) Manufacturing
3 4 (3.81%) Games
3 4 (3.81%) Military
4 3 (2.86%) Advertising
4 3 (2.86%) Electronics
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 48 (45.71%) Developer
2 34 (32.38%) C++ Developer
3 19 (18.10%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (11.43%) Software Developer
6 11 (10.48%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 10 (9.52%) C++ Software Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Embedded C Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (4.76%) Graduate
8 5 (4.76%) Senior Software Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Principal Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Firmware Engineer
9 4 (3.81%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (3.81%) Graduate Developer
10 2 (1.90%) Junior Software Developer
10 2 (1.90%) C++ Team Leader
10 2 (1.90%) Team Leader
10 2 (1.90%) Junior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 47 (44.76%) STL
1 47 (44.76%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (11.43%) HTML
3 4 (3.81%) Flash
4 2 (1.90%) Pthreads
5 1 (0.95%) Qt
5 1 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.95%) SOAP
5 1 (0.95%) POSIX
5 1 (0.95%) CGI
5 1 (0.95%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.95%) OpenMP
5 1 (0.95%) Mason
5 1 (0.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 24 (22.86%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (11.43%) Computer Science
3 11 (10.48%) Kindle
4 8 (7.62%) Firmware
4 8 (7.62%) Mathematics
4 8 (7.62%) Physics
5 5 (4.76%) Statistics
5 5 (4.76%) Open Source
6 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.90%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.90%) Equities
7 1 (0.95%) STB
7 1 (0.95%) ASIC
7 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.95%) CUDA
7 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.95%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.95%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 94 (89.52%) Linux
2 11 (10.48%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (8.57%) UNIX
4 2 (1.90%) Windows
5 1 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 42 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 39 (37.14%) Software Engineering
3 30 (28.57%) TDD
3 30 (28.57%) Scrum
3 30 (28.57%) Continuous Integration
3 30 (28.57%) Performance Tuning
4 18 (17.14%) OO
5 17 (16.19%) OOD
6 11 (10.48%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (8.57%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (7.62%) Cyber Security
9 7 (6.67%) Low Latency
10 6 (5.71%) Information Security
10 6 (5.71%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (4.76%) Electronic Trading
12 4 (3.81%) Unit Testing
13 3 (2.86%) Release Management
13 3 (2.86%) Test Automation
13 3 (2.86%) Continuous Improvement
14 2 (1.90%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 103 (98.10%) C++
2 48 (45.71%) Python
3 47 (44.76%) Bash Shell
4 46 (43.81%) C
5 41 (39.05%) JavaScript
6 30 (28.57%) Ruby
7 18 (17.14%) Perl
8 15 (14.29%) Shell Script
9 12 (11.43%) Java
10 10 (9.52%) SQL
11 9 (8.57%) Embedded C
12 8 (7.62%) Embedded C++
13 2 (1.90%) AWK
13 2 (1.90%) sed
13 2 (1.90%) C#
14 1 (0.95%) Fortran
14 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 38 (36.19%) Degree
1 38 (36.19%) Security Cleared
2 30 (28.57%) SC Cleared
3 4 (3.81%) DV Cleared
4 1 (0.95%) CCNA
4 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (10.48%) ISO 9001
2 9 (8.57%) JTAG
System Software
1 4 (3.81%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.81%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (14.29%) Cisco
2 8 (7.62%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.81%) Toshiba
3 4 (3.81%) VMware
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle
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