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

Location
3 months to
27 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 830 828 842
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +14
Permanent jobs citing GDB 22 35 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.022% 0.034% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.21% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 13 24 15
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,000 £41,250 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £63,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -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
16333 17001 15384
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 16.28% 16.31% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 13826 14045 13279
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 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% +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 27 March 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 March 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 9 £40,000 -20.00% 2
London +34 6 £50,000 -23.07% 2
South West - 6 - - 3
East of England - 1 - -
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 47 (87.04%) C++
2 37 (68.52%) Linux
3 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
4 23 (42.59%) GCC
5 22 (40.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 22 (40.74%) Multithreading
5 22 (40.74%) STL
5 22 (40.74%) Python
5 22 (40.74%) C
6 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
7 15 (27.78%) Ruby
7 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
8 14 (25.93%) Scrum
8 14 (25.93%) Reverse Engineering
8 14 (25.93%) Cyber Security
9 13 (24.07%) Wireless
9 13 (24.07%) Subversion
9 13 (24.07%) GSM
10 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
10 12 (22.22%) TDD
10 12 (22.22%) Bash Shell
10 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
11 11 (20.37%) Degree
11 11 (20.37%) Firmware
12 10 (18.52%) Embedded C
12 10 (18.52%) Embedded C++
12 10 (18.52%) IPv4
12 10 (18.52%) IPv6
12 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
12 10 (18.52%) Perl

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 27 March 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 8 (14.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 13 (24.07%) GSM
1 13 (24.07%) Wireless
2 10 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 10 (18.52%) IPv4
2 10 (18.52%) IPv6
3 8 (14.81%) RTP
3 8 (14.81%) PBX
3 8 (14.81%) UMTS
3 8 (14.81%) RANAP
3 8 (14.81%) LTE
3 8 (14.81%) Asterisk PBX
4 5 (9.26%) GPRS
4 5 (9.26%) Ethernet
5 4 (7.41%) tcpdump
6 2 (3.70%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 23 (42.59%) GCC
2 13 (24.07%) Subversion
3 8 (14.81%) Trac
3 8 (14.81%) WinDbg
4 5 (9.26%) JIRA
4 5 (9.26%) Bugzilla
5 3 (5.56%) Git (software)
6 1 (1.85%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (18.52%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.96%) Military
2 7 (12.96%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 19 (35.19%) Software Engineer
2 15 (27.78%) Developer
3 10 (18.52%) C++ Developer
3 10 (18.52%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (14.81%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (11.11%) Security Researcher
6 5 (9.26%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.41%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.41%) Administrator
8 2 (3.70%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (3.70%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Software Consultant
9 1 (1.85%) Principal Software Engineer
9 1 (1.85%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.85%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (40.74%) STL
1 22 (40.74%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (9.26%) .NET
2 5 (9.26%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.81%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (9.26%) Home Automation
3 3 (5.56%) Mathematics
4 2 (3.70%) Computer Science
5 1 (1.85%) Open Source
5 1 (1.85%) Kindle
5 1 (1.85%) Physics
5 1 (1.85%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 37 (68.52%) Linux
2 7 (12.96%) Debian
3 3 (5.56%) Android
3 3 (5.56%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.56%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (44.44%) Software Engineering
2 22 (40.74%) Multithreading
3 15 (27.78%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.93%) Scrum
4 14 (25.93%) Reverse Engineering
4 14 (25.93%) Cyber Security
5 12 (22.22%) Continuous Integration
5 12 (22.22%) TDD
6 10 (18.52%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (14.81%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (14.81%) OO
7 8 (14.81%) OOD
8 7 (12.96%) Information Security
9 4 (7.41%) Digital Forensics
10 3 (5.56%) Test Automation
10 3 (5.56%) Android Development
10 3 (5.56%) iOS Development
11 2 (3.70%) Test Planning
11 2 (3.70%) Product Management
11 2 (3.70%) User Stories
Programming Languages
1 47 (87.04%) C++
2 22 (40.74%) C
2 22 (40.74%) Python
3 15 (27.78%) Ruby
4 12 (22.22%) Bash Shell
4 12 (22.22%) JavaScript
5 10 (18.52%) Perl
5 10 (18.52%) Embedded C
5 10 (18.52%) Embedded C++
6 6 (11.11%) Assembly Language
7 5 (9.26%) C#
8 4 (7.41%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.41%) PHP
9 3 (5.56%) Java
Qualifications
1 18 (33.33%) Security Cleared
2 11 (20.37%) Degree
3 10 (18.52%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.81%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (18.52%) JTAG
2 1 (1.85%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (20.37%) Firmware
2 7 (12.96%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.96%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.41%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (14.81%) Cisco
1 8 (14.81%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.96%) VMware
3 6 (11.11%) BT
4 5 (9.26%) NEC
4 5 (9.26%) EMC
4 5 (9.26%) Lauterbach
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Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bath
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Salary: £35000 - £475000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 10 days ago
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Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + benefits
Posted: 12 days ago
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago
London
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Salary: competitive
Posted: 24 days ago