The table below looks at the statistics for GCC skills in IT jobs advertised for the South West region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCC over the 3 months to 1 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 215 207 209
Rank change year-on-year
-8 +2
Permanent jobs citing GCC 14 1 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% 0.020% 0.12%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.32% 0.12% 0.86%
Number of salaries quoted 13 1 6
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -7.89%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%
GCC
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 West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1063 866 817
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.30% 16.90% 14.40%
Number of salaries quoted 901 764 731
Average salary £38,000 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.57% -
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £47,000 £49,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

GCC
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

GCC Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GCC
Salary Trend in the South West

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

GCC Salary Trend in the South West

GCC
Job Locations in the South West

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCC within the South West region over the 3 months to 1 September 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
Gloucestershire +12 14 £37,500 +7.14%
GCC
England

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing GCC 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 GCC.

1 26 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (88.46%) Linux
3 15 (57.69%) STL
3 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
3 15 (57.69%) IPv4
3 15 (57.69%) IPv6
3 15 (57.69%) Python
3 15 (57.69%) Scrum
3 15 (57.69%) TDD
3 15 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
3 15 (57.69%) Multithreading
3 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
3 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
3 15 (57.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 15 (57.69%) Bash Shell
3 15 (57.69%) Ruby
3 15 (57.69%) GDB
3 15 (57.69%) Performance Tuning
4 11 (42.31%) Embedded Systems
4 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
4 11 (42.31%) UML
5 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
5 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
5 8 (30.77%) Embarcadero
5 8 (30.77%) Borland
5 8 (30.77%) IEC 61508
6 7 (26.92%) C
7 3 (11.54%) VC++
7 3 (11.54%) Java
7 3 (11.54%) CCTV

GCC
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 1 September 2014, IT jobs across the South West region citing GCC 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 GCC. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 15 (57.69%) IPv4
1 15 (57.69%) IPv6
2 8 (30.77%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 15 (57.69%) GDB
2 8 (30.77%) Visual Studio
General
1 1 (3.85%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 15 (57.69%) Developer
1 15 (57.69%) C++ Developer
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) C++ Software Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Engineer
3 4 (15.38%) Technical Leader
3 4 (15.38%) Lead Software Engineer
4 2 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (57.69%) STL
1 15 (57.69%) Boost C++ Libraries
Miscellaneous
1 11 (42.31%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (11.54%) CCTV
Operating Systems
1 23 (88.46%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (57.69%) Scrum
1 15 (57.69%) TDD
1 15 (57.69%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (57.69%) Multithreading
1 15 (57.69%) Performance Tuning
2 11 (42.31%) UML
2 11 (42.31%) Software Engineering
3 2 (7.69%) Regression Analysis
Programming Languages
1 26 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (57.69%) JavaScript
2 15 (57.69%) Python
2 15 (57.69%) Ruby
2 15 (57.69%) Bash Shell
3 7 (26.92%) C
4 3 (11.54%) VC++
4 3 (11.54%) Java
Qualifications
1 15 (57.69%) SC Cleared
1 15 (57.69%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (30.77%) IEC 61508
Vendors
1 8 (30.77%) Embarcadero
1 8 (30.77%) Borland