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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 851 872 849
Rank change year-on-year
+21 -23
Permanent jobs citing GDB 24 35 23
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.023% 0.031% 0.022%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.19% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 15 25 15
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -9.09%
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
16926 18186 15819
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.38% 16.17% 14.94%
Number of salaries quoted 14336 15079 13641
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.85%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,446 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.11% +3.89%

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 17 April 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 17 April 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 West - 10 £50,000 - 3
South East -14 8 £40,000 -20.00% 1
London +2 5 £50,000 -4.76% 3
East of England - 1 - -
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 49 (87.50%) C++
2 40 (71.43%) Linux
3 24 (42.86%) C
3 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
4 23 (41.07%) GCC
5 22 (39.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 22 (39.29%) STL
6 21 (37.50%) Multithreading
7 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
8 18 (32.14%) Reverse Engineering
8 18 (32.14%) Python
9 17 (30.36%) Cyber Security
10 16 (28.57%) Wireless
11 13 (23.21%) Ruby
11 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
11 13 (23.21%) GSM
12 12 (21.43%) Degree
12 12 (21.43%) Scrum
12 12 (21.43%) DV Cleared
13 11 (19.64%) WinDbg
13 11 (19.64%) Linux Kernel Development
13 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
13 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
13 11 (19.64%) Subversion
13 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
13 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
13 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
14 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
14 10 (17.86%) Firmware
14 10 (17.86%) TDD

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 11 (19.64%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (28.57%) Wireless
2 13 (23.21%) GSM
3 11 (19.64%) TCP/IP
4 8 (14.29%) IPv4
4 8 (14.29%) IPv6
4 8 (14.29%) RTP
4 8 (14.29%) PBX
4 8 (14.29%) UMTS
4 8 (14.29%) RANAP
4 8 (14.29%) LTE
4 8 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (8.93%) GPRS
5 5 (8.93%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.14%) tcpdump
7 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 23 (41.07%) GCC
2 11 (19.64%) WinDbg
2 11 (19.64%) Subversion
3 8 (14.29%) Trac
4 3 (5.36%) JIRA
4 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
4 3 (5.36%) Bugzilla
5 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
5 1 (1.79%) Valgrind
General
1 11 (19.64%) Telecoms
2 10 (17.86%) Military
3 8 (14.29%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 14 (25.00%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Software Engineer
4 9 (16.07%) C++ Developer
5 8 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 6 (10.71%) Security Researcher
7 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
8 4 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
8 4 (7.14%) Administrator
9 2 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (3.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Principal Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Software Consultant
10 1 (1.79%) C++ Software Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Principal Software Engineer
10 1 (1.79%) Senior Consultant
10 1 (1.79%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) STL
1 22 (39.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.71%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (8.93%) Home Automation
3 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.36%) Computer Science
4 1 (1.79%) Visualisation
4 1 (1.79%) Open Source
4 1 (1.79%) Kindle
4 1 (1.79%) Physics
4 1 (1.79%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 40 (71.43%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Debian
3 3 (5.36%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (42.86%) Software Engineering
2 21 (37.50%) Multithreading
3 18 (32.14%) Reverse Engineering
4 17 (30.36%) Cyber Security
5 13 (23.21%) Agile Software Development
6 12 (21.43%) Scrum
7 11 (19.64%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 11 (19.64%) Linux Kernel Development
8 10 (17.86%) Continuous Integration
8 10 (17.86%) Information Security
8 10 (17.86%) TDD
9 8 (14.29%) OO
9 8 (14.29%) OOD
9 8 (14.29%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
11 3 (5.36%) Android Development
11 3 (5.36%) iOS Development
12 2 (3.57%) Test Planning
12 2 (3.57%) Product Management
12 2 (3.57%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 49 (87.50%) C++
2 24 (42.86%) C
3 18 (32.14%) Python
4 13 (23.21%) Ruby
5 10 (17.86%) Bash Shell
5 10 (17.86%) JavaScript
6 8 (14.29%) Perl
6 8 (14.29%) Embedded C
6 8 (14.29%) Embedded C++
7 6 (10.71%) Assembly Language
8 5 (8.93%) C#
9 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
9 4 (7.14%) PHP
10 3 (5.36%) Java
Qualifications
1 20 (35.71%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) DV Cleared
2 12 (21.43%) Degree
3 8 (14.29%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.29%) JTAG
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (17.86%) Firmware
1 10 (17.86%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (17.86%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (19.64%) Microsoft
2 10 (17.86%) VMware
3 8 (14.29%) Cisco
4 6 (10.71%) BT
5 5 (8.93%) NEC
5 5 (8.93%) EMC
5 5 (8.93%) Lauterbach
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Devon
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% pension, flexible working, etc.
Posted: 4 days ago
City, London
JPS Selection
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + + Package
Posted: 6 days ago
Cheltenham
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
City of London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
London
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 9 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £475000 per annum + bens
Posted: 20 days ago