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

Location
3 months to
1 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 611 567 -
Rank change year-on-year
-44 -
Permanent jobs citing GDB 7 48 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 0.015% 0.11% -
As % of the Development Applications category 0.096% 0.67% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 39 0
Average salary £47,500 £65,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-26.92% -
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
7328 7160 7518
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in London 16.22% 15.90% 15.11%
Number of salaries quoted 6129 6019 6541
Average salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £36,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £67,500 £67,500
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
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 1 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
City of London -21 7 £47,500 -26.92%
GDB
England

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in London

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 26 (92.86%) C++
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 24 (85.71%) GCC
3 20 (71.43%) C
4 18 (64.29%) Degree
4 18 (64.29%) Embedded Systems
5 15 (53.57%) Algorithms
6 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
7 11 (39.29%) Embedded Linux
8 7 (25.00%) UNIX
8 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
9 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++
9 6 (21.43%) Python
10 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
10 5 (17.86%) Finance
10 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
10 5 (17.86%) Low Latency
11 4 (14.29%) Perl
11 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
11 4 (14.29%) Physics
11 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
12 3 (10.71%) Open Source
12 3 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
12 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
12 3 (10.71%) Statistics
12 3 (10.71%) Java
12 3 (10.71%) Electronics
12 3 (10.71%) Multicast
12 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
13 2 (7.14%) Data Structures

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in London by Category

For the 6 months to 1 October 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 (3.57%) Apache
Communications & Networking
1 3 (10.71%) Multicast
2 2 (7.14%) SSH
3 1 (3.57%) Internet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (7.14%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 24 (85.71%) GCC
2 2 (7.14%) Emacs
General
1 5 (17.86%) Finance
2 3 (10.71%) Electronics
3 1 (3.57%) Banking
3 1 (3.57%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (57.14%) Linux Engineer
2 12 (42.86%) Senior Linux Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Embedded C Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
3 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++ Engineer
4 4 (14.29%) Developer
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Team Leader
5 2 (7.14%) C++ Developer
5 2 (7.14%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Development Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Penetration Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.57%) Embedded C Developer
6 1 (3.57%) C Developer
6 1 (3.57%) Graduate
6 1 (3.57%) Tester
6 1 (3.57%) Software Engineer
6 1 (3.57%) Data Analyst
6 1 (3.57%) Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (7.14%) STL
1 2 (7.14%) Pthreads
1 2 (7.14%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 1 (3.57%) Mason
2 1 (3.57%) CGI
2 1 (3.57%) CSS
2 1 (3.57%) SOAP
2 1 (3.57%) HTML
2 1 (3.57%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 18 (64.29%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (53.57%) Algorithms
3 12 (42.86%) Computer Science
4 4 (14.29%) Physics
5 3 (10.71%) Open Source
5 3 (10.71%) Mathematics
5 3 (10.71%) Statistics
5 3 (10.71%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (7.14%) Data Structures
6 2 (7.14%) Fixed Income
6 2 (7.14%) Equities
6 2 (7.14%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 1 (3.57%) Hedge funds
7 1 (3.57%) STB
7 1 (3.57%) Management Information System
7 1 (3.57%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 26 (92.86%) Linux
2 11 (39.29%) Embedded Linux
3 7 (25.00%) UNIX
4 2 (7.14%) Windows
5 1 (3.57%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (17.86%) Multithreading
1 5 (17.86%) Low Latency
2 4 (14.29%) Software Engineering
3 3 (10.71%) Electronic Trading
4 2 (7.14%) OOD
4 2 (7.14%) OO
4 2 (7.14%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.57%) Unit Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Reverse Engineering
5 1 (3.57%) Wealth Management
5 1 (3.57%) Penetration Testing
5 1 (3.57%) Digital Signal Processing
5 1 (3.57%) Signal Processing
Programming Languages
1 26 (92.86%) C++
2 20 (71.43%) C
3 7 (25.00%) Embedded C
4 6 (21.43%) Embedded C++
4 6 (21.43%) Python
5 5 (17.86%) Shell Script
6 4 (14.29%) Perl
6 4 (14.29%) Bash Shell
7 3 (10.71%) Java
8 2 (7.14%) sed
8 2 (7.14%) AWK
9 1 (3.57%) C#
Qualifications
1 18 (64.29%) Degree
2 1 (3.57%) CCNA
2 1 (3.57%) Cisco Certification
Vendors
1 1 (3.57%) Oracle