The table below looks at the statistics for GCC skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GCC over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Nov 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 826 856 849
Rank change year-on-year
+30 -7
Permanent jobs citing GCC 85 38 48
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.074% 0.034% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.47% 0.23% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 72 25 43
Average salary £55,000 £57,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-4.34% +15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £42,500 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Development Applications category in permanent jobs advertised across the UK.

Development Applications Category
UK
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Development Applications category
18133 16776 17035
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.74% 15.11% 14.81%
Number of salaries quoted 15269 14156 14962
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
- +2.56%

GCC
Jobs Demand Trend

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

GCC Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GCC
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GCC within the UK.

GCC Salary Trend in the UK

GCC
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GCC over the 3 months to 28 November 2014 within the UK.

GCC Salary Histogram in the UK

GCC
Top 20 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GCC within the UK over the 3 months to 28 November 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
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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
England -1 80 £55,000 -4.34% 6
London +19 36 £55,000 -15.38% 4
South East +8 26 £37,500 -11.76% 2
East of England -1 16 £60,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 16 £60,000 -
Cambridge - 15 £60,000 -
Surrey -4 10 £57,500 +112.96% 1
Guildford -2 9 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Wales - 4 £42,500 -
City of London +12 3 £47,500 -26.92% 1
Buckinghamshire +5 3 £35,000 - 1
High Wycombe - 3 £35,000 - 1
Cwmbran - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 3 £42,500 -
South West - 2 £36,000 -
Gloucestershire - 2 £36,000 -
Tewkesbury - 2 £36,000 -
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 -
Scotland - 1 £47,500 -

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

1 138 (93.88%) Linux
2 118 (80.27%) C++
3 85 (57.82%) Multithreading
4 82 (55.78%) STL
5 73 (49.66%) JavaScript
6 72 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
7 68 (46.26%) TDD
7 68 (46.26%) Scrum
8 67 (45.58%) GDB
9 66 (44.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 46 (31.29%) Software Engineering
10 46 (31.29%) OO
11 44 (29.93%) Finance
12 43 (29.25%) Bash Shell
13 42 (28.57%) Python
14 39 (26.53%) SC Cleared
14 39 (26.53%) Security Cleared
14 39 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
15 37 (25.17%) Ruby
16 36 (24.49%) IPv4
16 36 (24.49%) IPv6
16 36 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
17 34 (23.13%) HTML
18 33 (22.45%) MySQL
18 33 (22.45%) Windows
19 32 (21.77%) Visual Studio
19 32 (21.77%) Relational Database
19 32 (21.77%) Low Latency
20 31 (21.09%) C
21 30 (20.41%) SQL Server

GCC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 November 2014, IT jobs within the UK 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.

Application Platforms
1 13 (8.84%) OpenStack
2 4 (2.72%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.68%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 13 (8.84%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.36%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 36 (24.49%) IPv4
1 36 (24.49%) IPv6
2 15 (10.20%) LTE
3 14 (9.52%) Asterisk PBX
3 14 (9.52%) RANAP
3 14 (9.52%) RTP
3 14 (9.52%) GSM
3 14 (9.52%) PBX
3 14 (9.52%) UMTS
4 8 (5.44%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.76%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (2.04%) X.25
6 3 (2.04%) Internet
6 3 (2.04%) SSL
6 3 (2.04%) Frame Relay
6 3 (2.04%) HTTP
7 2 (1.36%) SSH
7 2 (1.36%) Wireless
8 1 (0.68%) 3G
8 1 (0.68%) DSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 33 (22.45%) MySQL
2 32 (21.77%) Relational Database
3 30 (20.41%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.36%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 67 (45.58%) GDB
2 32 (21.77%) Visual Studio
3 22 (14.97%) Subversion
4 19 (12.93%) LLVM
5 14 (9.52%) Trac
6 13 (8.84%) Cucumber
6 13 (8.84%) SpecFlow
6 13 (8.84%) GoogleTest
6 13 (8.84%) FitNesse
6 13 (8.84%) CppUnit
6 13 (8.84%) NUnit
7 7 (4.76%) Git (software)
8 6 (4.08%) Bugzilla
9 3 (2.04%) Eclipse
9 3 (2.04%) Automake
10 2 (1.36%) Emacs
10 2 (1.36%) Clang
11 1 (0.68%) LabVIEW
11 1 (0.68%) Ant
General
1 44 (29.93%) Finance
2 27 (18.37%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.04%) Advertising
3 3 (2.04%) Marketing
4 2 (1.36%) Electronics
5 1 (0.68%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.68%) Automotive
5 1 (0.68%) Legal
5 1 (0.68%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 74 (50.34%) Developer
2 63 (42.86%) C++ Developer
3 40 (27.21%) Software Engineer
4 25 (17.01%) Linux Engineer
5 16 (10.88%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (8.84%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (2.72%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 4 (2.72%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (2.72%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (2.72%) Software Developer
7 4 (2.72%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (2.04%) Systems Architect
8 3 (2.04%) Architect
8 3 (2.04%) Software Architect
8 3 (2.04%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (1.36%) Compiler Developer
10 1 (0.68%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 1 (0.68%) Senior Design Engineer
10 1 (0.68%) Design Engineer
10 1 (0.68%) Data Analyst
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 82 (55.78%) STL
2 66 (44.90%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 34 (23.13%) HTML
4 30 (20.41%) HTML5
5 29 (19.73%) FIX Protocol
5 29 (19.73%) MFC
6 4 (2.72%) CSS
7 3 (2.04%) POSIX
7 3 (2.04%) Pthreads
8 2 (1.36%) Qt
8 2 (1.36%) QML
8 2 (1.36%) .NET
9 1 (0.68%) CGI
9 1 (0.68%) Flash
9 1 (0.68%) Mason
Miscellaneous
1 29 (19.73%) Fixed Income
1 29 (19.73%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 27 (18.37%) Computer Science
3 21 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
4 15 (10.20%) Hedge funds
4 15 (10.20%) Algorithms
5 14 (9.52%) Open Source
6 13 (8.84%) Inversion of Control
7 11 (7.48%) Analytical Skills
7 11 (7.48%) Device Driver
8 4 (2.72%) Statistics
9 3 (2.04%) Mathematics
9 3 (2.04%) Physics
10 2 (1.36%) Data Structures
11 1 (0.68%) Data Integration
Operating Systems
1 138 (93.88%) Linux
2 33 (22.45%) Windows
3 25 (17.01%) Embedded Linux
4 17 (11.56%) Android
5 7 (4.76%) UNIX
6 3 (2.04%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 85 (57.82%) Multithreading
2 72 (48.98%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (46.26%) TDD
3 68 (46.26%) Scrum
4 46 (31.29%) Software Engineering
4 46 (31.29%) OO
5 39 (26.53%) Continuous Integration
6 36 (24.49%) Performance Tuning
7 32 (21.77%) Low Latency
8 29 (19.73%) Pair Programming
8 29 (19.73%) Kanban
9 20 (13.61%) UML
10 16 (10.88%) OOD
11 13 (8.84%) BDD
11 13 (8.84%) ATDD
11 13 (8.84%) Agile Testing
12 5 (3.40%) Android Development
13 4 (2.72%) Parallel Programming
14 3 (2.04%) Web Application Development
14 3 (2.04%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 118 (80.27%) C++
2 73 (49.66%) JavaScript
3 43 (29.25%) Bash Shell
4 42 (28.57%) Python
5 37 (25.17%) Ruby
6 31 (21.09%) C
7 16 (10.88%) Java
8 8 (5.44%) Shell Script
9 6 (4.08%) Assembly Language
10 5 (3.40%) Perl
11 4 (2.72%) Embedded C
11 4 (2.72%) Embedded C++
12 3 (2.04%) VC++
13 2 (1.36%) MATLAB
13 2 (1.36%) AWK
13 2 (1.36%) C#
13 2 (1.36%) sed
14 1 (0.68%) PHP
14 1 (0.68%) SQL
14 1 (0.68%) R
Qualifications
1 39 (26.53%) SC Cleared
1 39 (26.53%) Security Cleared
2 25 (17.01%) Degree
3 1 (0.68%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 30 (20.41%) QA
2 1 (0.68%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (8.84%) QEMU
1 13 (8.84%) KVM
2 2 (1.36%) zsh
3 1 (0.68%) Firmware
Vendors
1 29 (19.73%) Microsoft
2 14 (9.52%) Cisco
3 8 (5.44%) Wind River
4 3 (2.04%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.04%) Perforce
5 2 (1.36%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.68%) Cadence
6 1 (0.68%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.68%) Altera
6 1 (0.68%) Actel
6 1 (0.68%) Twitter
6 1 (0.68%) Freescale
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