The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT jobs advertised for the South East region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 1 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 438 421 417
Rank change year-on-year
-17 -4
Permanent jobs citing GDB 4 30 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.019% 0.13% 0.056%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.87% 0.43%
Number of salaries quoted 3 28 9
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -37.50%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £60,000
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -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 South East region.

Development Applications Category
South East
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
3682 3455 2822
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 17.38% 15.31% 13.28%
Number of salaries quoted 3184 2837 2442
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £59,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

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

GDB Jobs Demand Trend in the South East

GDB
Salary Trend in the South East

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

GDB Salary Trend in the South East

GDB
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the South East region over the 3 months to 1 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
Oxfordshire +6 4 £45,000 -12.19%
GDB
England

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 9 (100.00%) C++
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 8 (88.89%) Linux
3 7 (77.78%) Degree
4 6 (66.67%) STL
4 6 (66.67%) GCC
4 6 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 5 (55.56%) Firmware
5 5 (55.56%) Electronics
5 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
6 4 (44.44%) Valgrind
6 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
7 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
7 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
7 3 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 3 (33.33%) C
8 2 (22.22%) Perl
8 2 (22.22%) Python
8 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
8 2 (22.22%) JTAG
8 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
9 1 (11.11%) User Stories
9 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
9 1 (11.11%) SDLC
9 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
9 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
9 1 (11.11%) Product Management
9 1 (11.11%) Ruby
9 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
9 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2015, IT jobs across the South East 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 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 1 (11.11%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 6 (66.67%) GCC
2 4 (44.44%) Valgrind
3 1 (11.11%) Bugzilla
3 1 (11.11%) Subversion
3 1 (11.11%) JIRA
3 1 (11.11%) Git (software)
General
1 5 (55.56%) Electronics
2 3 (33.33%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
2 4 (44.44%) C++ Software Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Developer
4 1 (11.11%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (66.67%) STL
1 6 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 4 (44.44%) Visualisation
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Systems
4 1 (11.11%) Device Driver
4 1 (11.11%) Mathematics
4 1 (11.11%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 8 (88.89%) Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Debian
2 1 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
2 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (33.33%) Multithreading
3 1 (11.11%) Test Automation
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) User Stories
3 1 (11.11%) Test Planning
3 1 (11.11%) SDLC
3 1 (11.11%) Software Testing
3 1 (11.11%) Test Scripting
3 1 (11.11%) Scrum
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
Programming Languages
1 9 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (33.33%) C
3 2 (22.22%) Perl
3 2 (22.22%) Python
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) Embedded C++
4 1 (11.11%) Ruby
4 1 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 7 (77.78%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) JTAG
System Software
1 5 (55.56%) Firmware