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 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 432 422 433
Rank change year-on-year
-10 +11
Permanent jobs citing GDB 6 20 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 0.029% 0.088% 0.054%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.58% 0.40%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 9
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -14.28%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £37,500 £52,100
10% offered a salary of more than £46,000 £50,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £40,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
+25.00% -27.27%
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
3407 3467 3012
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South East 16.54% 15.19% 13.50%
Number of salaries quoted 2867 2952 2587
Average salary £45,000 £43,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.65% +7.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £55,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +5.26%

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
Salary Histogram in the South East

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GDB across the South East region over the 3 months to 22 May 2015.

GDB Salary Histogram 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 22 May 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
Surrey +12 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +14 2 £50,000 -
Hampshire -4 1 £35,000 -6.66%
GDB
England

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South East

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 18 (100.00%) C++
2 16 (88.89%) Linux
3 13 (72.22%) STL
3 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
3 13 (72.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 13 (72.22%) GCC
4 12 (66.67%) Multithreading
5 9 (50.00%) Python
6 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (44.44%) Ruby
7 7 (38.89%) Diameter Protocol
7 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
7 7 (38.89%) Scrum
8 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
8 6 (33.33%) Subversion
8 6 (33.33%) Degree
9 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
9 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
9 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
9 5 (27.78%) TDD
9 5 (27.78%) C
10 4 (22.22%) RTP
10 4 (22.22%) Perl
10 4 (22.22%) OO
10 4 (22.22%) Cisco
10 4 (22.22%) OOD
10 4 (22.22%) GSM
10 4 (22.22%) PBX
10 4 (22.22%) UMTS
10 4 (22.22%) Asterisk PBX

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South East by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 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 7 (38.89%) Diameter Protocol
2 6 (33.33%) TCP/IP
3 4 (22.22%) RTP
3 4 (22.22%) GSM
3 4 (22.22%) PBX
3 4 (22.22%) UMTS
3 4 (22.22%) Asterisk PBX
3 4 (22.22%) LTE
3 4 (22.22%) RANAP
4 3 (16.67%) IPv4
4 3 (16.67%) IPv6
5 2 (11.11%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 13 (72.22%) GCC
2 6 (33.33%) Subversion
3 4 (22.22%) Trac
4 3 (16.67%) Git (software)
5 2 (11.11%) Bugzilla
5 2 (11.11%) JIRA
6 1 (5.56%) Valgrind
General
1 7 (38.89%) Telecoms
2 2 (11.11%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (55.56%) Software Engineer
2 8 (44.44%) Developer
3 5 (27.78%) Senior Software Engineer
3 5 (27.78%) Software Developer
4 3 (16.67%) C++ Developer
5 2 (11.11%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (5.56%) C++ Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (72.22%) STL
1 13 (72.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 2 (11.11%) Mathematics
1 2 (11.11%) Computer Science
2 1 (5.56%) Physics
2 1 (5.56%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (5.56%) Visualisation
2 1 (5.56%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 16 (88.89%) Linux
2 3 (16.67%) Debian
2 3 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 13 (72.22%) Software Engineering
2 12 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 8 (44.44%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (38.89%) Scrum
5 5 (27.78%) Continuous Integration
5 5 (27.78%) TDD
6 4 (22.22%) OO
6 4 (22.22%) OOD
7 3 (16.67%) Performance Tuning
8 2 (11.11%) Product Management
8 2 (11.11%) Test Planning
8 2 (11.11%) User Stories
8 2 (11.11%) Software Testing
8 2 (11.11%) Test Scripting
9 1 (5.56%) Test Automation
Programming Languages
1 18 (100.00%) C++
2 9 (50.00%) Python
3 8 (44.44%) Ruby
4 5 (27.78%) Bash Shell
4 5 (27.78%) JavaScript
4 5 (27.78%) C
5 4 (22.22%) Perl
6 3 (16.67%) Java
7 2 (11.11%) Embedded C
7 2 (11.11%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 6 (33.33%) Degree
2 3 (16.67%) SC Cleared
2 3 (16.67%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (11.11%) JTAG
2 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 3 (16.67%) Firmware
Vendors
1 4 (22.22%) Cisco