The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the England region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 31 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
31 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 884 921 899
Rank change year-on-year
+37 -22
Permanent jobs citing GDB 12 11 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.013% 0.011% 0.050%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.071% 0.061% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 12 9 47
Median salary £43,750 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £34,100
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £61,000 £52,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,750 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-2.77% +20.00%
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
16946 18032 17496
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 18.52% 17.62% 16.32%
Number of salaries quoted 14939 15455 14576
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,250 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in England

The demand trend of job ads across the England region citing GDB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 31 August 2016.

GDB Salary Histogram in England

GDB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the England region over the 3 months to 31 August 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +29 8 £48,750 +8.33% 2
West Midlands - 4 £35,000 -
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 31 August 2016, IT jobs citing GDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GDB.

1 23 (100.00%) C++
2 20 (86.96%) Linux
3 18 (78.26%) Multithreading
4 12 (52.17%) Subversion
4 12 (52.17%) STL
4 12 (52.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
5 11 (47.83%) Unix
6 10 (43.48%) OO
6 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
6 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
7 9 (39.13%) RANAP
7 9 (39.13%) LTE
7 9 (39.13%) GCC
7 9 (39.13%) Trac
7 9 (39.13%) Asterisk PBX
7 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
7 9 (39.13%) RTP
7 9 (39.13%) GSM
7 9 (39.13%) PBX
7 9 (39.13%) UMTS
7 9 (39.13%) Cisco
7 9 (39.13%) Diameter Protocol
7 9 (39.13%) Cross-Platform Development
8 8 (34.78%) Windows
9 7 (30.43%) Mac OS X
9 7 (30.43%) X-Windows
9 7 (30.43%) OpenMP
9 7 (30.43%) Open Source
9 7 (30.43%) CUDA

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Applications
1 3 (13.04%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (39.13%) Asterisk PBX
1 9 (39.13%) Diameter Protocol
1 9 (39.13%) GSM
1 9 (39.13%) LTE
1 9 (39.13%) PBX
1 9 (39.13%) RANAP
1 9 (39.13%) RTP
1 9 (39.13%) UMTS
2 6 (26.09%) Wireshark
3 4 (17.39%) TCP/IP
4 3 (13.04%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (13.04%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 12 (52.17%) Subversion
2 9 (39.13%) GCC
2 9 (39.13%) Trac
3 6 (26.09%) Git (software)
4 3 (13.04%) Mercurial
4 3 (13.04%) Valgrind
General
1 9 (39.13%) Telecoms
2 3 (13.04%) Finance
2 3 (13.04%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 13 (56.52%) Developer
2 10 (43.48%) C++ Developer
3 9 (39.13%) C++ Software Engineer
3 9 (39.13%) Software Engineer
4 7 (30.43%) Applications Developer
4 7 (30.43%) C++ Applications Developer
4 7 (30.43%) Linux Developer
5 6 (26.09%) Telecoms Engineer
5 6 (26.09%) Telecoms Software Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) GSM Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) LTE Engineer
6 3 (13.04%) Report Developer
6 3 (13.04%) Software Developer
7 2 (8.70%) UMTS Engineer
7 2 (8.70%) UMTS Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Junior
8 1 (4.35%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Applications Developer
8 1 (4.35%) Senior C++ Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (52.17%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 12 (52.17%) STL
2 7 (30.43%) OpenMP
2 7 (30.43%) Qt
2 7 (30.43%) X-Windows
3 3 (13.04%) Matplotlib
3 3 (13.04%) NumPy
3 3 (13.04%) Pandas
3 3 (13.04%) POSIX
3 3 (13.04%) Pthreads
3 3 (13.04%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 11 (47.83%) Computer Science
2 10 (43.48%) Mathematics
3 7 (30.43%) CUDA
4 6 (26.09%) Algorithms
5 3 (13.04%) Equities
5 3 (13.04%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 20 (86.96%) Linux
2 11 (47.83%) Unix
3 8 (34.78%) Windows
4 7 (30.43%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 18 (78.26%) Multithreading
2 10 (43.48%) OO
2 10 (43.48%) Software Engineering
3 9 (39.13%) Cross-Platform Development
4 7 (30.43%) Open Source
4 7 (30.43%) Parallel Programming
5 6 (26.09%) Analytics
6 3 (13.04%) Deep Learning
6 3 (13.04%) Electronic Trading
6 3 (13.04%) Machine Learning
7 1 (4.35%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 23 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (13.04%) C
2 3 (13.04%) Python
2 3 (13.04%) SQL
3 1 (4.35%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (30.43%) Degree
2 3 (13.04%) PhD
System Software
1 7 (30.43%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 9 (39.13%) Cisco
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