The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the London region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 623 560 -
Rank change year-on-year
-63 -
Permanent jobs citing GDB 11 46 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.024% 0.10% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.14% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 7 39 0
Average salary £52,500 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-19.23% -
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +56.25%
GDB
England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised in the London region.

Development Applications Category
London
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
7613 7164 7463
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.53% 16.09% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 6383 6038 6503
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in London

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GDB across the London region as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

GDB Jobs Demand Trend in London

GDB
Salary Trend in London

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GDB across the London region.

GDB Salary Trend in London

GDB
Salary Histogram in London

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GDB across the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

GDB Salary Histogram in London

GDB
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the London region over the 3 months to 19 September 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
City of London -23 8 £46,250 -28.84%
GDB
England

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 27 (93.10%) C++
1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 25 (86.21%) GCC
3 20 (68.97%) C
4 18 (62.07%) Degree
4 18 (62.07%) Embedded Systems
5 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
6 11 (37.93%) Embedded Linux
7 7 (24.14%) UNIX
7 7 (24.14%) Embedded C
8 6 (20.69%) Embedded C++
8 6 (20.69%) Python
9 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
9 5 (17.24%) Finance
9 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
9 5 (17.24%) Low Latency
10 4 (13.79%) Perl
10 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
10 4 (13.79%) Physics
10 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
11 3 (10.34%) Open Source
11 3 (10.34%) Electronic Trading
11 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
11 3 (10.34%) Statistics
11 3 (10.34%) Java
11 3 (10.34%) Electronics
11 3 (10.34%) Multicast
11 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
12 2 (6.90%) Emacs
12 2 (6.90%) sed

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the London 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 (3.45%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.34%) Multicast
2 2 (6.90%) SSH
3 1 (3.45%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.90%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 25 (86.21%) GCC
2 2 (6.90%) Emacs
General
1 5 (17.24%) Finance
2 3 (10.34%) Electronics
3 1 (3.45%) Banking
3 1 (3.45%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (55.17%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Embedded C Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Developer
5 3 (10.34%) C++ Developer
6 2 (6.90%) Team Leader
6 2 (6.90%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded C Developer
7 1 (3.45%) C Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Development Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Penetration Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Technical Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Data Analyst
7 1 (3.45%) Graduate
7 1 (3.45%) Tester
7 1 (3.45%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (6.90%) STL
1 2 (6.90%) Pthreads
1 2 (6.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.45%) REST
2 1 (3.45%) CGI
2 1 (3.45%) Mason
2 1 (3.45%) HTML
2 1 (3.45%) CSS
2 1 (3.45%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 18 (62.07%) Embedded Systems
2 12 (41.38%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.79%) Physics
4 3 (10.34%) Analytical Skills
4 3 (10.34%) Open Source
4 3 (10.34%) Statistics
4 3 (10.34%) Mathematics
5 2 (6.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 2 (6.90%) Fixed Income
5 2 (6.90%) Equities
6 1 (3.45%) STB
6 1 (3.45%) Management Information System
6 1 (3.45%) Hedge funds
6 1 (3.45%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 11 (37.93%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (24.14%) UNIX
4 2 (6.90%) Windows
5 1 (3.45%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.24%) Multithreading
1 5 (17.24%) Low Latency
2 4 (13.79%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.34%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (6.90%) Investment Management
4 2 (6.90%) OO
4 2 (6.90%) OOD
5 1 (3.45%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.45%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.45%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (3.45%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (3.45%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 27 (93.10%) C++
2 20 (68.97%) C
3 7 (24.14%) Embedded C
4 6 (20.69%) Embedded C++
4 6 (20.69%) Python
5 5 (17.24%) Shell Script
6 4 (13.79%) Perl
6 4 (13.79%) Bash Shell
7 3 (10.34%) Java
8 2 (6.90%) AWK
8 2 (6.90%) sed
9 1 (3.45%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (62.07%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) CCNA
2 1 (3.45%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (3.45%) Oracle