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 27 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 859 827 797
Rank change year-on-year
-32 -30
Permanent jobs citing GDB 11 55 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.011% 0.051% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.063% 0.31% 0.42%
Number of salaries quoted 9 47 56
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £63,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -41.17%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £34,100 £57,500
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £52,500 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
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
17561 17648 15471
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 17.50% 16.25% 15.31%
Number of salaries quoted 15057 14716 13278
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 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in 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 27 August 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 27 August 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 -19 4 £45,000 +20.00%
London +28 3 £75,000 +30.43%
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
South West -17 1 £50,000 +33.33%
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 37 (92.50%) C++
2 36 (90.00%) Linux
3 23 (57.50%) C
4 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 16 (40.00%) GCC
5 15 (37.50%) WinDbg
6 13 (32.50%) Python
6 13 (32.50%) Perl
6 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
6 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
6 13 (32.50%) Wireless
6 13 (32.50%) Reverse Engineering
7 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
7 12 (30.00%) Cyber Security
7 12 (30.00%) Linux Kernel Development
7 12 (30.00%) VMware
7 12 (30.00%) Military
7 12 (30.00%) Information Security
7 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
7 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
7 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
8 11 (27.50%) Firmware
9 8 (20.00%) Degree
10 7 (17.50%) STL
10 7 (17.50%) UNIX
10 7 (17.50%) Visualisation
10 7 (17.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
11 6 (15.00%) Electronic Trading

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 August 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 12 (30.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (32.50%) Wireless
2 4 (10.00%) tcpdump
2 4 (10.00%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.50%) DNS
3 1 (2.50%) Firewall
3 1 (2.50%) DHCP
3 1 (2.50%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 16 (40.00%) GCC
2 15 (37.50%) WinDbg
3 4 (10.00%) Valgrind
4 2 (5.00%) Eclipse
5 1 (2.50%) Bugzilla
5 1 (2.50%) Subversion
5 1 (2.50%) JIRA
5 1 (2.50%) Git (software)
General
1 12 (30.00%) Military
2 6 (15.00%) Electronics
3 5 (12.50%) Front Office
4 4 (10.00%) Telecoms
5 1 (2.50%) Finance
Job Titles
1 15 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 7 (17.50%) Developer
3 6 (15.00%) C++ Software Engineer
3 6 (15.00%) C++ Developer
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Linux Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Systems Administrator
4 4 (10.00%) Administrator
5 3 (7.50%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (5.00%) C Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) AWS Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (2.50%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (17.50%) STL
1 7 (17.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 3 (7.50%) Direct3D
2 3 (7.50%) OpenGL
2 3 (7.50%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 7 (17.50%) Visualisation
2 6 (15.00%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (12.50%) Computer Science
4 4 (10.00%) Device Driver
4 4 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
5 3 (7.50%) 3D Graphics
5 3 (7.50%) Streaming Video
6 2 (5.00%) Mathematics
6 2 (5.00%) Physics
6 2 (5.00%) Embedded Systems
7 1 (2.50%) Algorithms
7 1 (2.50%) Data Centre
7 1 (2.50%) Mainframe
7 1 (2.50%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 36 (90.00%) Linux
2 7 (17.50%) UNIX
3 5 (12.50%) Debian
3 5 (12.50%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (10.00%) Windows
5 1 (2.50%) Solaris
5 1 (2.50%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (32.50%) Reverse Engineering
3 12 (30.00%) Cyber Security
3 12 (30.00%) Information Security
3 12 (30.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 12 (30.00%) Linux Kernel Development
4 6 (15.00%) Market Making
4 6 (15.00%) Electronic Trading
4 6 (15.00%) Low Latency
5 5 (12.50%) Multithreading
6 4 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
7 3 (7.50%) Digital Forensics
8 2 (5.00%) Open Source
9 1 (2.50%) Signal Processing
9 1 (2.50%) User Stories
9 1 (2.50%) Test Planning
9 1 (2.50%) Test Automation
9 1 (2.50%) Product Management
9 1 (2.50%) Scrum
9 1 (2.50%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 37 (92.50%) C++
2 23 (57.50%) C
3 13 (32.50%) Perl
3 13 (32.50%) Python
4 7 (17.50%) Bash Shell
5 6 (15.00%) Embedded C
6 5 (12.50%) Assembly Language
7 4 (10.00%) C#
8 3 (7.50%) PHP
8 3 (7.50%) Shell Script
9 2 (5.00%) Embedded C++
10 1 (2.50%) Java
10 1 (2.50%) Ruby
10 1 (2.50%) SystemTap
Qualifications
1 13 (32.50%) DV Cleared
1 13 (32.50%) Security Cleared
2 8 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (5.00%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (30.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 12 (30.00%) Hyper-V
2 11 (27.50%) Firmware
3 1 (2.50%) NFS
Systems Management
1 4 (10.00%) Nagios
2 1 (2.50%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 12 (30.00%) Microsoft
1 12 (30.00%) VMware
2 1 (2.50%) Red Hat