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

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 624 616 580
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -36
Permanent jobs citing GDB 5 11 44
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.011% 0.024% 0.10%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.064% 0.14% 0.62%
Number of salaries quoted 3 8 39
Average salary £80,000 £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+45.45% -15.38%
90% offered a salary of more than £52,000 £45,000 £57,000
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £70,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+10.00% -37.50%
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
7764 7812 7129
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 17.70% 16.99% 16.27%
Number of salaries quoted 6618 6585 6051
Average salary £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.76% +5.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £37,309 £35,298
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 4 September 2015.

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 4 September 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
Canary Wharf - 2 - -
City of London +28 1 £45,000 -2.70%
Docklands, London - 1 £105,000 -
GDB
England

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) Perl
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
3 7 (63.64%) C++
3 7 (63.64%) Python
3 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
4 6 (54.55%) GCC
4 6 (54.55%) Low Latency
4 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
4 6 (54.55%) Market Making
4 6 (54.55%) Electronic Trading
5 5 (45.45%) Front Office
6 4 (36.36%) Open Source
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
7 3 (27.27%) SystemTap
7 3 (27.27%) DHCP
7 3 (27.27%) NFS
7 3 (27.27%) DNS
7 3 (27.27%) Red Hat
7 3 (27.27%) Firmware
7 3 (27.27%) C
7 3 (27.27%) Solaris
8 2 (18.18%) Nagios
8 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
8 2 (18.18%) Firewall
8 2 (18.18%) Wireless
8 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
8 2 (18.18%) tcpdump
8 2 (18.18%) Debian
9 1 (9.09%) Banking

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 4 September 2015, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 3 (27.27%) DHCP
1 3 (27.27%) DNS
2 2 (18.18%) Firewall
2 2 (18.18%) Wireless
2 2 (18.18%) tcpdump
Development Applications
1 6 (54.55%) GCC
General
1 5 (45.45%) Front Office
2 1 (9.09%) Finance
2 1 (9.09%) Banking
2 1 (9.09%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 5 (45.45%) Developer
1 5 (45.45%) C++ Developer
2 2 (18.18%) Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Systems Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) Linux Administrator
2 2 (18.18%) AWS Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) Senior UNIX Engineer
3 1 (9.09%) UNIX Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 6 (54.55%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (18.18%) Data Centre
2 2 (18.18%) Mainframe
3 1 (9.09%) Statistics
3 1 (9.09%) Mathematics
3 1 (9.09%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 11 (100.00%) Linux
2 9 (81.82%) UNIX
3 3 (27.27%) Solaris
3 3 (27.27%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 2 (18.18%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (54.55%) Electronic Trading
1 6 (54.55%) Low Latency
1 6 (54.55%) Market Making
2 4 (36.36%) Open Source
3 1 (9.09%) Multithreading
3 1 (9.09%) Digital Forensics
Programming Languages
1 9 (81.82%) Perl
2 7 (63.64%) C++
2 7 (63.64%) Python
2 7 (63.64%) Bash Shell
3 3 (27.27%) SystemTap
3 3 (27.27%) C
4 1 (9.09%) PHP
4 1 (9.09%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 1 (9.09%) Degree
System Software
1 3 (27.27%) NFS
1 3 (27.27%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 2 (18.18%) Nagios
2 1 (9.09%) ZABBIX
Vendors
1 3 (27.27%) Red Hat