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

Location
3 months to
27 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 599 614 617
Rank change year-on-year
+15 +3
Permanent jobs citing GDB 6 14 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.033% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.090% 0.20% 0.054%
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 4
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-25.00% -
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
6656 7143 7356
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.13% 16.72% 16.18%
Number of salaries quoted 5536 5867 6369
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 £38,000 £37,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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
Top 29 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 27 January 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 6 (60.00%) BT
1 6 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 4 (40.00%) GCC
2 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 4 (40.00%) C++
2 4 (40.00%) Degree
3 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
3 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
3 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
3 3 (30.00%) C
4 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
4 2 (20.00%) Electronics
5 1 (10.00%) Finance
5 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
5 1 (10.00%) Python
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
5 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
5 1 (10.00%) Statistics
5 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
5 1 (10.00%) Physics
5 1 (10.00%) UNIX
5 1 (10.00%) Market Making
5 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
5 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
5 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
5 1 (10.00%) Open Source
5 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 27 January 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.

Development Applications
1 4 (40.00%) GCC
General
1 2 (20.00%) Electronics
2 1 (10.00%) Finance
Job Titles
1 6 (60.00%) Security Researcher
2 3 (30.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++ Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Developer
3 1 (10.00%) C++ Developer
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 3 (30.00%) Computer Science
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (10.00%) Analytical Skills
2 1 (10.00%) Open Source
2 1 (10.00%) Statistics
2 1 (10.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (10.00%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 4 (40.00%) Linux
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux
3 1 (10.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (60.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 6 (60.00%) Cyber Security
2 1 (10.00%) Low Latency
2 1 (10.00%) Market Making
2 1 (10.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Multithreading
2 1 (10.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 4 (40.00%) C++
2 3 (30.00%) C
3 1 (10.00%) Python
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C
3 1 (10.00%) Embedded C++
3 1 (10.00%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (40.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 6 (60.00%) BT