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 30 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 831 814 852
Rank change year-on-year
-17 +38
Permanent jobs citing GDB 39 47 16
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.047% 0.015%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.23% 0.31% 0.10%
Number of salaries quoted 31 38 14
Average salary £37,500 £63,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-41.17% +59.37%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% +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
16795 15302 15638
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.74% 15.22% 14.76%
Number of salaries quoted 14062 13128 13698
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 30 October 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 30 October 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 +18 26 £41,250 -29.78% 2
South West - 8 £37,500 -
London -34 4 £47,500 -26.92% 3
East of England - 1 £48,000 -
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 99 (99.00%) C++
2 92 (92.00%) Linux
3 74 (74.00%) GCC
4 56 (56.00%) Python
5 55 (55.00%) STL
5 55 (55.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 55 (55.00%) Multithreading
6 50 (50.00%) Security Cleared
7 49 (49.00%) Bash Shell
8 46 (46.00%) JavaScript
8 46 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
9 40 (40.00%) Scrum
9 40 (40.00%) IPv4
9 40 (40.00%) IPv6
9 40 (40.00%) TDD
9 40 (40.00%) Ruby
9 40 (40.00%) SC Cleared
9 40 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
9 40 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
10 38 (38.00%) C
11 33 (33.00%) Software Engineering
12 25 (25.00%) Degree
13 20 (20.00%) Subversion
14 19 (19.00%) Embedded Systems
15 17 (17.00%) OO
16 16 (16.00%) OOD
17 14 (14.00%) GSM
17 14 (14.00%) PBX
17 14 (14.00%) UMTS
17 14 (14.00%) Cisco

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 30 October 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 (1.00%) Apache
Applications
1 7 (7.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 40 (40.00%) IPv4
1 40 (40.00%) IPv6
2 14 (14.00%) GSM
2 14 (14.00%) PBX
2 14 (14.00%) UMTS
2 14 (14.00%) RTP
2 14 (14.00%) RANAP
2 14 (14.00%) LTE
2 14 (14.00%) Asterisk PBX
3 8 (8.00%) Wireless
4 6 (6.00%) TCP/IP
5 3 (3.00%) VoIP
6 2 (2.00%) SSH
7 1 (1.00%) Firewall
7 1 (1.00%) Multicast
7 1 (1.00%) SNMP
7 1 (1.00%) Internet
7 1 (1.00%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (2.00%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 74 (74.00%) GCC
2 20 (20.00%) Subversion
3 14 (14.00%) Trac
4 10 (10.00%) WinDbg
5 6 (6.00%) JIRA
5 6 (6.00%) Bugzilla
6 2 (2.00%) Eclipse
6 2 (2.00%) Emacs
General
1 14 (14.00%) Telecoms
2 6 (6.00%) Military
3 4 (4.00%) Finance
4 3 (3.00%) Electronics
5 2 (2.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 49 (49.00%) Developer
2 42 (42.00%) C++ Developer
3 18 (18.00%) Software Engineer
4 14 (14.00%) Linux Engineer
5 11 (11.00%) Senior Software Engineer
6 10 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 7 (7.00%) Software Developer
8 5 (5.00%) Graduate
8 5 (5.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (5.00%) Embedded C Engineer
9 4 (4.00%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (4.00%) Graduate Developer
10 3 (3.00%) C++ Software Engineer
11 1 (1.00%) Team Leader
11 1 (1.00%) Junior Developer
11 1 (1.00%) Senior Software Developer
11 1 (1.00%) Technical Team Leader
11 1 (1.00%) Junior Software Developer
11 1 (1.00%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (55.00%) STL
1 55 (55.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 7 (7.00%) HTML
3 1 (1.00%) CSS
3 1 (1.00%) SOAP
3 1 (1.00%) REST
3 1 (1.00%) POSIX
3 1 (1.00%) CGI
3 1 (1.00%) OpenGL
3 1 (1.00%) OpenMP
3 1 (1.00%) Mason
3 1 (1.00%) Pthreads
3 1 (1.00%) Qt
Miscellaneous
1 19 (19.00%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (13.00%) Algorithms
3 12 (12.00%) Computer Science
4 6 (6.00%) Mathematics
4 6 (6.00%) Physics
4 6 (6.00%) Kindle
5 3 (3.00%) Statistics
5 3 (3.00%) Analytical Skills
5 3 (3.00%) Open Source
6 2 (2.00%) Data Structures
7 1 (1.00%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.00%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.00%) CUDA
7 1 (1.00%) Hedge funds
7 1 (1.00%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (1.00%) ASIC
7 1 (1.00%) Fixed Income
7 1 (1.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 92 (92.00%) Linux
2 9 (9.00%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (5.00%) UNIX
4 1 (1.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (55.00%) Multithreading
2 46 (46.00%) Agile Software Development
3 40 (40.00%) TDD
3 40 (40.00%) Scrum
3 40 (40.00%) Performance Tuning
3 40 (40.00%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (33.00%) Software Engineering
5 17 (17.00%) OO
6 16 (16.00%) OOD
7 10 (10.00%) Cyber Security
7 10 (10.00%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (8.00%) Information Security
8 8 (8.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 5 (5.00%) Test Automation
10 4 (4.00%) Low Latency
10 4 (4.00%) Market Making
11 3 (3.00%) Electronic Trading
12 1 (1.00%) Investment Management
12 1 (1.00%) Parallel Computing
12 1 (1.00%) Parallel Programming
Programming Languages
1 99 (99.00%) C++
2 56 (56.00%) Python
3 49 (49.00%) Bash Shell
4 46 (46.00%) JavaScript
5 40 (40.00%) Ruby
6 38 (38.00%) C
7 14 (14.00%) Perl
8 11 (11.00%) Java
9 10 (10.00%) Embedded C
9 10 (10.00%) Embedded C++
10 9 (9.00%) Shell Script
11 6 (6.00%) SQL
12 2 (2.00%) C#
12 2 (2.00%) AWK
12 2 (2.00%) sed
13 1 (1.00%) MATLAB
13 1 (1.00%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 50 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 40 (40.00%) SC Cleared
3 25 (25.00%) Degree
4 7 (7.00%) DV Cleared
5 1 (1.00%) CCNA
5 1 (1.00%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (7.00%) JTAG
2 6 (6.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (6.00%) Firmware
1 6 (6.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (6.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 14 (14.00%) Cisco
2 10 (10.00%) Microsoft
3 6 (6.00%) VMware
4 1 (1.00%) Oracle
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