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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 832 830 858
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +28
Permanent jobs citing GDB 33 33 20
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.032% 0.033% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.20% 0.21% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 30 21 19
Average salary £37,500 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-25.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £45,750
% change year-on-year
-25.00% +9.28%
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
16629 15518 16494
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.06% 15.43% 15.33%
Number of salaries quoted 14140 13032 14628
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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 +6 22 £37,500 -31.81% 2
Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
London -28 4 £55,000 - 1
South West - 2 - -
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 79 (95.18%) C++
2 66 (79.52%) Linux
3 59 (71.08%) GCC
4 50 (60.24%) Multithreading
5 48 (57.83%) STL
5 48 (57.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 43 (51.81%) Python
7 37 (44.58%) Security Cleared
7 37 (44.58%) Bash Shell
8 35 (42.17%) JavaScript
8 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
9 33 (39.76%) Scrum
9 33 (39.76%) TDD
9 33 (39.76%) Ruby
9 33 (39.76%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (38.55%) IPv4
10 32 (38.55%) IPv6
10 32 (38.55%) SC Cleared
10 32 (38.55%) Performance Tuning
11 31 (37.35%) Software Engineering
12 28 (33.73%) C
13 23 (27.71%) Degree
14 22 (26.51%) Subversion
15 20 (24.10%) GSM
16 18 (21.69%) Embedded Systems
17 16 (19.28%) OO
17 16 (19.28%) OOD
18 15 (18.07%) PBX
18 15 (18.07%) UMTS
18 15 (18.07%) Cisco

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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.

Applications
1 5 (6.02%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 32 (38.55%) IPv4
1 32 (38.55%) IPv6
2 20 (24.10%) GSM
3 15 (18.07%) PBX
3 15 (18.07%) UMTS
3 15 (18.07%) RTP
3 15 (18.07%) RANAP
3 15 (18.07%) LTE
3 15 (18.07%) Asterisk PBX
4 10 (12.05%) Wireless
5 7 (8.43%) TCP/IP
6 5 (6.02%) GPRS
6 5 (6.02%) Ethernet
7 1 (1.20%) SNMP
7 1 (1.20%) DSL
7 1 (1.20%) SSH
7 1 (1.20%) Firewall
Development Applications
1 59 (71.08%) GCC
2 22 (26.51%) Subversion
3 15 (18.07%) Trac
4 7 (8.43%) JIRA
4 7 (8.43%) Bugzilla
5 5 (6.02%) WinDbg
6 1 (1.20%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.20%) Emacs
General
1 15 (18.07%) Telecoms
2 9 (10.84%) Electronics
3 4 (4.82%) Military
4 2 (2.41%) Finance
Job Titles
1 36 (43.37%) Developer
2 33 (39.76%) C++ Developer
3 22 (26.51%) Software Engineer
4 16 (19.28%) Senior Software Engineer
5 8 (9.64%) Linux Engineer
6 7 (8.43%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 5 (6.02%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (4.82%) Security Researcher
9 3 (3.61%) Software Developer
10 2 (2.41%) Firmware Engineer
11 1 (1.20%) Principal Engineer
11 1 (1.20%) Junior
11 1 (1.20%) Graduate
11 1 (1.20%) Analyst
11 1 (1.20%) Senior Consultant
11 1 (1.20%) Consultant
11 1 (1.20%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 48 (57.83%) STL
1 48 (57.83%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (6.02%) .NET
2 5 (6.02%) MFC
3 2 (2.41%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (21.69%) Embedded Systems
2 11 (13.25%) Computer Science
3 9 (10.84%) Algorithms
4 6 (7.23%) Mathematics
5 5 (6.02%) Physics
5 5 (6.02%) Home Automation
6 2 (2.41%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (2.41%) Statistics
6 2 (2.41%) Open Source
6 2 (2.41%) Kindle
7 1 (1.20%) CAN bus
7 1 (1.20%) ASIC
7 1 (1.20%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 66 (79.52%) Linux
2 4 (4.82%) Embedded Linux
3 3 (3.61%) Android
3 3 (3.61%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.41%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (60.24%) Multithreading
2 35 (42.17%) Agile Software Development
3 33 (39.76%) TDD
3 33 (39.76%) Continuous Integration
3 33 (39.76%) Scrum
4 32 (38.55%) Performance Tuning
5 31 (37.35%) Software Engineering
6 16 (19.28%) OO
6 16 (19.28%) OOD
7 9 (10.84%) Cyber Security
7 9 (10.84%) Reverse Engineering
8 5 (6.02%) Test Automation
8 5 (6.02%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 4 (4.82%) Information Security
10 3 (3.61%) Android Development
10 3 (3.61%) iOS Development
11 2 (2.41%) Market Making
11 2 (2.41%) Low Latency
11 2 (2.41%) Electronic Trading
12 1 (1.20%) Investment Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (95.18%) C++
2 43 (51.81%) Python
3 37 (44.58%) Bash Shell
4 35 (42.17%) JavaScript
5 33 (39.76%) Ruby
6 28 (33.73%) C
7 15 (18.07%) Embedded C
7 15 (18.07%) Embedded C++
8 8 (9.64%) Perl
9 6 (7.23%) C#
10 5 (6.02%) Java
10 5 (6.02%) Assembly Language
11 3 (3.61%) Shell Script
12 2 (2.41%) SQL
13 1 (1.20%) sed
13 1 (1.20%) AWK
Qualifications
1 37 (44.58%) Security Cleared
2 32 (38.55%) SC Cleared
3 23 (27.71%) Degree
4 5 (6.02%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (15.66%) JTAG
2 2 (2.41%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 12 (14.46%) Firmware
2 4 (4.82%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (4.82%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (18.07%) Cisco
2 5 (6.02%) Microsoft
2 5 (6.02%) EMC
2 5 (6.02%) NEC
2 5 (6.02%) Lauterbach
3 4 (4.82%) VMware
3 4 (4.82%) BT
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