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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 836 808 881
Rank change year-on-year
-28 +73
Permanent jobs citing GDB 40 54 13
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 0.037% 0.053% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.35% 0.081%
Number of salaries quoted 34 45 11
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +56.25%
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
16811 15458 15962
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in England 15.73% 15.30% 14.69%
Number of salaries quoted 14032 13275 13926
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

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 20 October 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 20 October 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 +22 27 £37,500 -40.00% 3
South West - 7 £37,500 -
London -38 5 £50,000 -23.07%
East of England - 1 £48,000 -
GDB
UK

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in England

For the 6 months to 20 October 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 99 (98.02%) C++
2 92 (91.09%) Linux
3 73 (72.28%) GCC
4 57 (56.44%) Python
5 54 (53.47%) STL
5 54 (53.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 53 (52.48%) Multithreading
7 50 (49.50%) Bash Shell
8 48 (47.52%) Security Cleared
9 46 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
9 46 (45.54%) JavaScript
10 39 (38.61%) Scrum
10 39 (38.61%) C
10 39 (38.61%) IPv4
10 39 (38.61%) IPv6
10 39 (38.61%) TDD
10 39 (38.61%) Ruby
10 39 (38.61%) SC Cleared
10 39 (38.61%) Continuous Integration
10 39 (38.61%) Performance Tuning
11 33 (32.67%) Software Engineering
12 26 (25.74%) Degree
13 20 (19.80%) Embedded Systems
14 19 (18.81%) Subversion
15 16 (15.84%) Perl
15 16 (15.84%) OO
16 15 (14.85%) OOD
17 13 (12.87%) RANAP
17 13 (12.87%) Asterisk PBX
17 13 (12.87%) LTE

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in England by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (0.99%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.95%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 39 (38.61%) IPv4
1 39 (38.61%) IPv6
2 13 (12.87%) GSM
2 13 (12.87%) PBX
2 13 (12.87%) UMTS
2 13 (12.87%) RTP
2 13 (12.87%) RANAP
2 13 (12.87%) LTE
2 13 (12.87%) Asterisk PBX
3 7 (6.93%) Wireless
3 7 (6.93%) TCP/IP
4 4 (3.96%) VoIP
5 3 (2.97%) Multicast
6 2 (1.98%) SSH
7 1 (0.99%) Firewall
7 1 (0.99%) SNMP
7 1 (0.99%) Internet
7 1 (0.99%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (1.98%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 73 (72.28%) GCC
2 19 (18.81%) Subversion
3 13 (12.87%) Trac
4 9 (8.91%) WinDbg
5 6 (5.94%) JIRA
5 6 (5.94%) Bugzilla
6 2 (1.98%) Eclipse
6 2 (1.98%) Emacs
General
1 13 (12.87%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.95%) Finance
2 5 (4.95%) Military
3 3 (2.97%) Advertising
3 3 (2.97%) Electronics
4 1 (0.99%) Banking
4 1 (0.99%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (48.51%) Developer
2 41 (40.59%) C++ Developer
3 17 (16.83%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.85%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (9.90%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 9 (8.91%) Senior Software Engineer
7 8 (7.92%) Software Developer
8 5 (4.95%) Graduate
8 5 (4.95%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (4.95%) Embedded C Engineer
9 4 (3.96%) Graduate Software Developer
9 4 (3.96%) Graduate Developer
9 4 (3.96%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (1.98%) Team Leader
10 2 (1.98%) Junior Developer
10 2 (1.98%) Junior
10 2 (1.98%) Junior Software Developer
10 2 (1.98%) C++ Team Leader
11 1 (0.99%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (53.47%) STL
1 54 (53.47%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 8 (7.92%) HTML
3 2 (1.98%) Pthreads
4 1 (0.99%) Qt
4 1 (0.99%) CSS
4 1 (0.99%) SOAP
4 1 (0.99%) POSIX
4 1 (0.99%) CGI
4 1 (0.99%) OpenGL
4 1 (0.99%) OpenMP
4 1 (0.99%) Mason
4 1 (0.99%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.80%) Embedded Systems
2 13 (12.87%) Algorithms
3 12 (11.88%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.93%) Kindle
5 6 (5.94%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.94%) Physics
6 3 (2.97%) Statistics
6 3 (2.97%) Analytical Skills
6 3 (2.97%) Open Source
7 2 (1.98%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.98%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.98%) Equities
7 2 (1.98%) Data Structures
8 1 (0.99%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.99%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.99%) STB
8 1 (0.99%) ASIC
8 1 (0.99%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.99%) CUDA
8 1 (0.99%) Hedge funds
Operating Systems
1 92 (91.09%) Linux
2 10 (9.90%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (6.93%) UNIX
4 2 (1.98%) Windows
5 1 (0.99%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 53 (52.48%) Multithreading
2 46 (45.54%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (38.61%) TDD
3 39 (38.61%) Scrum
3 39 (38.61%) Performance Tuning
3 39 (38.61%) Continuous Integration
4 33 (32.67%) Software Engineering
5 16 (15.84%) OO
6 15 (14.85%) OOD
7 10 (9.90%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (8.91%) Cyber Security
9 7 (6.93%) Information Security
9 7 (6.93%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (4.95%) Test Automation
10 5 (4.95%) Low Latency
11 3 (2.97%) Electronic Trading
12 2 (1.98%) Investment Management
13 1 (0.99%) Wealth Management
13 1 (0.99%) Unit Testing
13 1 (0.99%) Parallel Computing
Programming Languages
1 99 (98.02%) C++
2 57 (56.44%) Python
3 50 (49.50%) Bash Shell
4 46 (45.54%) JavaScript
5 39 (38.61%) C
5 39 (38.61%) Ruby
6 16 (15.84%) Perl
7 12 (11.88%) Java
7 12 (11.88%) Shell Script
8 10 (9.90%) Embedded C
8 10 (9.90%) Embedded C++
9 7 (6.93%) SQL
10 2 (1.98%) C#
10 2 (1.98%) AWK
10 2 (1.98%) sed
11 1 (0.99%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.99%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 48 (47.52%) Security Cleared
2 39 (38.61%) SC Cleared
3 26 (25.74%) Degree
4 5 (4.95%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.99%) CCNA
5 1 (0.99%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.93%) ISO 9001
1 7 (6.93%) JTAG
System Software
1 6 (5.94%) Firmware
2 5 (4.95%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (4.95%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 13 (12.87%) Cisco
2 9 (8.91%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.95%) VMware
4 1 (0.99%) Oracle
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