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 14 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
14 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 920 881 866
Rank change year-on-year
-39 -15
Permanent jobs citing GCC 23 53 66
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.023% 0.050% 0.064%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.31% 0.39%
Number of salaries quoted 19 49 46
Average salary £42,500 £62,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-32.00% +25.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £52,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-19.04% +5.00%

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
18262 17074 16737
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.93% 16.26% 16.11%
Number of salaries quoted 15686 14494 13682
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £65,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 14 February 2016 within the UK.

GCC Salary Histogram in the UK

GCC
Top 8 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 14 February 2016. 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 -22 23 £42,500 -32.00% 1
South East +14 22 £42,500 -10.52% 1
Surrey +12 11 £42,500 -26.08% 1
Oxfordshire - 11 £45,000 -
Oxford - 7 £45,000 -
Chinnor - 4 - -
Coventry - 1 £55,000 -
West Midlands - 1 £55,000 -

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 52 (91.23%) Linux
2 51 (89.47%) C++
3 48 (84.21%) Degree
4 38 (66.67%) Software Engineering
5 33 (57.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 33 (57.89%) STL
6 30 (52.63%) Python
7 25 (43.86%) MS Excel
8 24 (42.11%) Windows
8 24 (42.11%) SDLC
9 23 (40.35%) C
10 22 (38.60%) Visual Studio
10 22 (38.60%) Unix
10 22 (38.60%) TDD
11 21 (36.84%) Clang
12 20 (35.09%) Relational Database
12 20 (35.09%) Project Management
12 20 (35.09%) RDBMS
12 20 (35.09%) OOP
12 20 (35.09%) C#
12 20 (35.09%) Perl
12 20 (35.09%) SQL
12 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
13 16 (28.07%) GDB
14 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
15 11 (19.30%) Electronics
16 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
16 7 (12.28%) CMake
17 6 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
17 6 (10.53%) Shell Script

GCC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 14 February 2016, 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 4 (7.02%) Confluence
2 1 (1.75%) Apache
Applications
1 25 (43.86%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.51%) Doxygen
2 2 (3.51%) MS Office
3 1 (1.75%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 4 (7.02%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 5 (8.77%) Wi-Fi
2 4 (7.02%) Bluetooth
2 4 (7.02%) Ethernet
2 4 (7.02%) Internet
2 4 (7.02%) Modbus
2 4 (7.02%) ZigBee
3 2 (3.51%) Diameter Protocol
3 2 (3.51%) IPv4
3 2 (3.51%) IPv6
3 2 (3.51%) RS-232
4 1 (1.75%) Firewall
4 1 (1.75%) InfiniBand
4 1 (1.75%) NAS
4 1 (1.75%) VLAN
4 1 (1.75%) VPN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 20 (35.09%) RDBMS
1 20 (35.09%) Relational Database
1 20 (35.09%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 22 (38.60%) Visual Studio
2 21 (36.84%) Clang
3 16 (28.07%) GDB
4 14 (24.56%) Git (software)
5 7 (12.28%) CMake
6 4 (7.02%) Atlassian Bamboo
6 4 (7.02%) Bitbucket
6 4 (7.02%) JIRA
7 3 (5.26%) Xcode
8 2 (3.51%) Emacs
8 2 (3.51%) Subversion
8 2 (3.51%) TortoiseSVN
9 1 (1.75%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (19.30%) Electronics
2 4 (7.02%) Games
3 3 (5.26%) Finance
3 3 (5.26%) Retail
4 2 (3.51%) Telecoms
5 1 (1.75%) Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Investment Banking
5 1 (1.75%) Legal
Job Titles
1 28 (49.12%) Developer
2 27 (47.37%) C++ Developer
3 21 (36.84%) Software Developer
4 20 (35.09%) C++ Software Developer
5 18 (31.58%) Perl Developer
6 17 (29.82%) Linux Engineer
7 14 (24.56%) Software Engineer
8 12 (21.05%) C++ Software Engineer
9 8 (14.04%) Embedded Engineer
10 6 (10.53%) Embedded Linux Engineer
11 4 (7.02%) DevOps Engineer
11 4 (7.02%) DevOps Systems Engineer
11 4 (7.02%) Systems Engineer
12 3 (5.26%) MATLAB Engineer
13 2 (3.51%) Coordinator
13 2 (3.51%) Embedded Software Engineer
13 2 (3.51%) MATLAB Developer
13 2 (3.51%) Oracle Developer
13 2 (3.51%) Python Developer
13 2 (3.51%) SQL Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 33 (57.89%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 33 (57.89%) STL
2 5 (8.77%) LLVM
3 4 (7.02%) JNI
4 2 (3.51%) Flash
4 2 (3.51%) Qt
5 1 (1.75%) OpenCV
Miscellaneous
1 5 (8.77%) Device Driver
1 5 (8.77%) Physics
2 4 (7.02%) Analytical Skills
2 4 (7.02%) CAN bus
2 4 (7.02%) CUDA
2 4 (7.02%) Embedded Systems
2 4 (7.02%) Internet of Things
3 3 (5.26%) Algorithms
3 3 (5.26%) Client/Server
3 3 (5.26%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.51%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
4 2 (3.51%) Mathematics
5 1 (1.75%) Equities
5 1 (1.75%) Fixed Income
5 1 (1.75%) GPGPU
5 1 (1.75%) Grid Computing
5 1 (1.75%) Management Information System
5 1 (1.75%) Wiki
Operating Systems
1 52 (91.23%) Linux
2 24 (42.11%) Windows
3 22 (38.60%) Unix
4 6 (10.53%) Embedded Linux
5 4 (7.02%) Android
5 4 (7.02%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 24 (42.11%) SDLC
3 22 (38.60%) TDD
4 20 (35.09%) OOP
4 20 (35.09%) Project Management
5 5 (8.77%) Open Source
6 4 (7.02%) Agile Software Development
6 4 (7.02%) Android Development
6 4 (7.02%) Configuration Management
6 4 (7.02%) Continuous Improvement
6 4 (7.02%) DevOps
6 4 (7.02%) Low Latency
6 4 (7.02%) Migration
6 4 (7.02%) Multithreading
6 4 (7.02%) Release Management
6 4 (7.02%) Scrum
7 3 (5.26%) Deep Learning
7 3 (5.26%) Linear Algebra
7 3 (5.26%) Machine Learning
7 3 (5.26%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 51 (89.47%) C++
2 30 (52.63%) Python
3 23 (40.35%) C
4 20 (35.09%) C#
4 20 (35.09%) Perl
4 20 (35.09%) SQL
5 7 (12.28%) Bash Shell
6 6 (10.53%) Shell Script
7 5 (8.77%) Java
8 4 (7.02%) MATLAB
9 3 (5.26%) JavaScript
9 3 (5.26%) Lua
10 1 (1.75%) R
Qualifications
1 48 (84.21%) Degree
2 3 (5.26%) Security Cleared
3 2 (3.51%) BC Cleared
4 1 (1.75%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.51%) ECSS
1 2 (3.51%) SLA
System Software
1 5 (8.77%) iptables
2 2 (3.51%) Cygwin
2 2 (3.51%) Firmware
2 2 (3.51%) Microsoft Virtual Server
3 1 (1.75%) Hyper-V
3 1 (1.75%) KVM
3 1 (1.75%) VMware Infrastructure
3 1 (1.75%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 4 (7.02%) Cobbler
1 4 (7.02%) Opscode Chef
1 4 (7.02%) Puppet
2 2 (3.51%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (7.02%) Atlassian
1 4 (7.02%) Wind River
2 2 (3.51%) Intel
2 2 (3.51%) Oracle
3 1 (1.75%) Sun
3 1 (1.75%) VMware