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

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 213 - 210
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GDB 14 0 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 0.23% - 0.14%
As % of the Development Applications category 1.31% - 0.98%
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 7
Average salary £37,500 - £38,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £60,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-37.50% +50.00%
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
1065 862 815
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the South West 17.27% 17.02% 14.41%
Number of salaries quoted 906 760 729
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 £48,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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
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 GDB within the South West region over the 3 months to 29 August 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 - 14 £37,500 -
GDB
England

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the South West

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 21 (100.00%) C++
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) Ruby
2 15 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
2 15 (71.43%) Multithreading
2 15 (71.43%) SC Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 15 (71.43%) Bash Shell
2 15 (71.43%) GCC
2 15 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 15 (71.43%) Python
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) STL
2 15 (71.43%) IPv4
2 15 (71.43%) IPv6
2 15 (71.43%) Scrum
2 15 (71.43%) TDD
3 6 (28.57%) C
3 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 6 (28.57%) WinDbg
3 6 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
4 4 (19.05%) Information Security
4 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 4 (19.05%) Wireless
5 3 (14.29%) Advertising
6 2 (9.52%) VMware
6 2 (9.52%) Military
6 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering

GDB
Top Related IT Skills in the South West by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, 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 2 (9.52%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 15 (71.43%) IPv4
1 15 (71.43%) IPv6
2 4 (19.05%) Wireless
Development Applications
1 15 (71.43%) GCC
2 6 (28.57%) WinDbg
General
1 3 (14.29%) Advertising
2 2 (9.52%) Military
Job Titles
1 15 (71.43%) Developer
1 15 (71.43%) C++ Developer
2 2 (9.52%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 15 (71.43%) STL
1 15 (71.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
Operating Systems
1 21 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (71.43%) Scrum
1 15 (71.43%) TDD
1 15 (71.43%) Continuous Integration
1 15 (71.43%) Multithreading
1 15 (71.43%) Performance Tuning
2 6 (28.57%) Reverse Engineering
2 6 (28.57%) Cyber Security
3 4 (19.05%) Vulnerability Assessment
3 4 (19.05%) Information Security
4 2 (9.52%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (100.00%) C++
2 15 (71.43%) JavaScript
2 15 (71.43%) Python
2 15 (71.43%) Ruby
2 15 (71.43%) Bash Shell
3 6 (28.57%) C
Qualifications
1 21 (100.00%) Security Cleared
2 15 (71.43%) SC Cleared
3 2 (9.52%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 2 (9.52%) VMware Infrastructure
1 2 (9.52%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 6 (28.57%) Microsoft
2 2 (9.52%) VMware