The table below looks at the statistics for GDB 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 GDB over the 3 months to 29 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank - - 224
Permanent jobs citing GDB 0 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West - - 0.035%
As % of the Development Applications category - - 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 2
Average salary - - £43,250
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 South West region.

Development Applications Category
South West
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
1062 1045 820
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.91% 19.05% 14.45%
Number of salaries quoted 937 908 725
Average salary £37,500 £36,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.73% -1.35%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £23,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £45,000 £47,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

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

GDB Jobs Demand Trend in the South West

GDB
Salary Trend in the South West

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

GDB Salary Trend in the South West

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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 8 (100.00%) C++
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) Reverse Engineering
2 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 5 (62.50%) C
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) WinDbg
2 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
2 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
2 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (50.00%) VMware
3 4 (50.00%) Military
3 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
3 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
4 3 (37.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
4 3 (37.50%) Scrum
4 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
4 3 (37.50%) GCC
4 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
4 3 (37.50%) TDD
4 3 (37.50%) Ruby
4 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
4 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
4 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
4 3 (37.50%) IPv4
4 3 (37.50%) IPv6

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 January 2015, IT jobs across the South West 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.

Applications
1 5 (62.50%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 5 (62.50%) Wireless
2 3 (37.50%) IPv4
2 3 (37.50%) IPv6
Development Applications
1 5 (62.50%) WinDbg
2 3 (37.50%) GCC
General
1 4 (50.00%) Military
Job Titles
1 3 (37.50%) C++ Developer
1 3 (37.50%) Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Senior Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Consultant
2 1 (12.50%) Software Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (37.50%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 3 (37.50%) STL
Operating Systems
1 8 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Reverse Engineering
1 5 (62.50%) Cyber Security
1 5 (62.50%) Vulnerability Assessment
2 4 (50.00%) Information Security
3 3 (37.50%) Scrum
3 3 (37.50%) Performance Tuning
3 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (37.50%) TDD
3 3 (37.50%) Continuous Integration
3 3 (37.50%) Multithreading
Programming Languages
1 8 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (62.50%) C
3 3 (37.50%) Bash Shell
3 3 (37.50%) Ruby
3 3 (37.50%) Python
3 3 (37.50%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 8 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 5 (62.50%) DV Cleared
3 3 (37.50%) SC Cleared
System Software
1 4 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (50.00%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Microsoft
2 4 (50.00%) VMware