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 27 February 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
27 Feb 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 828 826 845
Rank change year-on-year
-2 +19
Permanent jobs citing GCC 53 66 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.050% 0.063% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.31% 0.39% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 49 47 23
Average salary £62,500 £50,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% +25.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £38,500 £40,000 £28,500
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £65,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £52,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +11.11%

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
17209 16914 16173
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.08% 16.05% 15.09%
Number of salaries quoted 14553 13752 13892
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,770 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 27 February 2015 within the UK.

GCC Salary Histogram in the UK

GCC
Top 18 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 27 February 2015. 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 50 £62,500 +25.00% 15
London +20 25 £85,000 +41.66%
Cambridgeshire +15 14 £56,250 +40.62% 3
East of England +11 14 £60,000 +50.00% 5
Cambridge +11 13 £52,500 +31.25% 3
South East -38 10 £47,500 -5.00% 8
Guildford -6 7 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Surrey -27 7 £57,500 +15.00% 2
Edinburgh - 3 £45,000 -
Scotland - 3 £45,000 -
South West -18 1 - - 2
Huntingdon - 1 £62,500 -
Letchworth - 1 £62,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Hertfordshire - 1 £62,500 -
Peterborough - 1 £62,500 -
St Neots - 1 £62,500 -

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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.

1 122 (90.37%) Linux
2 113 (83.70%) C++
3 83 (61.48%) STL
3 83 (61.48%) Multithreading
4 74 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
5 73 (54.07%) JavaScript
6 68 (50.37%) TDD
7 67 (49.63%) Scrum
8 64 (47.41%) OO
9 63 (46.67%) Finance
10 60 (44.44%) MySQL
11 59 (43.70%) Windows
12 55 (40.74%) Visual Studio
12 55 (40.74%) HTML
13 54 (40.00%) Microsoft
14 53 (39.26%) Low Latency
14 53 (39.26%) Relational Database
15 52 (38.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
15 52 (38.52%) HTML5
15 52 (38.52%) SQL Server
15 52 (38.52%) QA
16 51 (37.78%) MFC
16 51 (37.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
17 50 (37.04%) FIX Protocol
17 50 (37.04%) Kanban
17 50 (37.04%) Fixed Income
17 50 (37.04%) Pair Programming
18 43 (31.85%) Software Engineering
19 35 (25.93%) GDB
20 34 (25.19%) GoogleTest

GCC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 27 February 2015, 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 11 (8.15%) OpenStack
2 3 (2.22%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.74%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.74%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 20 (14.81%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 3 (2.22%) Amazon AWS
2 2 (1.48%) PaaS
3 1 (0.74%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 15 (11.11%) IPv4
1 15 (11.11%) IPv6
2 12 (8.89%) LTE
3 11 (8.15%) Asterisk PBX
3 11 (8.15%) RANAP
3 11 (8.15%) GSM
3 11 (8.15%) PBX
3 11 (8.15%) UMTS
3 11 (8.15%) RTP
4 8 (5.93%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.19%) Wi-Fi
6 5 (3.70%) Internet
7 4 (2.96%) Wireless
8 3 (2.22%) Frame Relay
8 3 (2.22%) SSL
8 3 (2.22%) X.25
8 3 (2.22%) HTTP
9 1 (0.74%) VLAN
9 1 (0.74%) 3G
9 1 (0.74%) Ethernet
Database & Business Intelligence
1 60 (44.44%) MySQL
2 53 (39.26%) Relational Database
3 52 (38.52%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.48%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 55 (40.74%) Visual Studio
2 35 (25.93%) GDB
3 34 (25.19%) GoogleTest
4 21 (15.56%) Subversion
5 20 (14.81%) FitNesse
5 20 (14.81%) CppUnit
5 20 (14.81%) NUnit
5 20 (14.81%) SpecFlow
5 20 (14.81%) Cucumber
6 12 (8.89%) Bugzilla
7 11 (8.15%) Trac
7 11 (8.15%) LLVM
8 5 (3.70%) Git (software)
9 4 (2.96%) JIRA
10 3 (2.22%) Clang
10 3 (2.22%) Automake
11 2 (1.48%) Jenkins
11 2 (1.48%) Gerrit
11 2 (1.48%) Eclipse
General
1 63 (46.67%) Finance
2 25 (18.52%) Telecoms
3 3 (2.22%) Advertising
3 3 (2.22%) Marketing
4 2 (1.48%) Automotive
5 1 (0.74%) Legal
5 1 (0.74%) Electronics
5 1 (0.74%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 79 (58.52%) Developer
2 68 (50.37%) C++ Developer
3 41 (30.37%) Software Engineer
4 16 (11.85%) Linux Engineer
5 15 (11.11%) Senior Software Engineer
6 7 (5.19%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 6 (4.44%) Software Developer
8 5 (3.70%) Systems Engineer
9 3 (2.22%) Implementation Engineer
10 2 (1.48%) C++ Software Engineer
10 2 (1.48%) Release Engineer
11 1 (0.74%) Embedded C Engineer
11 1 (0.74%) Embedded Software Engineer
11 1 (0.74%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
11 1 (0.74%) Embedded C++ Engineer
11 1 (0.74%) Quantitative Developer
11 1 (0.74%) Software Development Engineer
11 1 (0.74%) Senior C++ Developer
11 1 (0.74%) Senior Developer
11 1 (0.74%) Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 83 (61.48%) STL
2 55 (40.74%) HTML
3 52 (38.52%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 52 (38.52%) HTML5
4 51 (37.78%) MFC
5 50 (37.04%) FIX Protocol
6 6 (4.44%) XML
7 3 (2.22%) Web Services
7 3 (2.22%) Pthreads
7 3 (2.22%) Qt
7 3 (2.22%) POSIX
7 3 (2.22%) OpenGL
7 3 (2.22%) DirectX
8 2 (1.48%) JSON
8 2 (1.48%) .NET
9 1 (0.74%) CSS
9 1 (0.74%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 51 (37.78%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 50 (37.04%) Fixed Income
3 21 (15.56%) Hedge funds
4 20 (14.81%) Inversion of Control
4 20 (14.81%) Computer Science
5 12 (8.89%) Embedded Systems
6 10 (7.41%) Device Driver
7 9 (6.67%) Algorithms
8 8 (5.93%) Open Source
9 7 (5.19%) Analytical Skills
10 2 (1.48%) Internet of Things
10 2 (1.48%) Telematics
10 2 (1.48%) Statistics
10 2 (1.48%) Mathematics
11 1 (0.74%) Physics
11 1 (0.74%) Data Integration
11 1 (0.74%) Smartphone
11 1 (0.74%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 122 (90.37%) Linux
2 59 (43.70%) Windows
3 26 (19.26%) UNIX
4 19 (14.07%) Embedded Linux
5 11 (8.15%) Android
6 3 (2.22%) Fedora
7 1 (0.74%) VxWorks
Processes & Methodologies
1 83 (61.48%) Multithreading
2 74 (54.81%) Agile Software Development
3 68 (50.37%) TDD
4 67 (49.63%) Scrum
5 64 (47.41%) OO
6 53 (39.26%) Low Latency
7 50 (37.04%) Pair Programming
7 50 (37.04%) Kanban
8 43 (31.85%) Software Engineering
9 20 (14.81%) Agile Testing
9 20 (14.81%) BDD
9 20 (14.81%) ATDD
9 20 (14.81%) Continuous Integration
10 18 (13.33%) UML
11 15 (11.11%) Performance Tuning
12 11 (8.15%) OOD
13 3 (2.22%) E-Commerce
13 3 (2.22%) Web Development
13 3 (2.22%) Regression Testing
13 3 (2.22%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 113 (83.70%) C++
2 73 (54.07%) JavaScript
3 26 (19.26%) Python
4 23 (17.04%) Bash Shell
4 23 (17.04%) C
5 17 (12.59%) Ruby
6 13 (9.63%) Java
7 9 (6.67%) Shell Script
8 4 (2.96%) Assembly Language
9 3 (2.22%) VC++
10 2 (1.48%) Embedded C
11 1 (0.74%) Embedded C++
11 1 (0.74%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.74%) R
11 1 (0.74%) C#
11 1 (0.74%) Perl
11 1 (0.74%) PHP
11 1 (0.74%) SQL
Qualifications
1 18 (13.33%) SC Cleared
1 18 (13.33%) Security Cleared
2 12 (8.89%) Degree
3 1 (0.74%) VCP4
3 1 (0.74%) Postgraduate
3 1 (0.74%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 52 (38.52%) QA
System Software
1 11 (8.15%) QEMU
1 11 (8.15%) KVM
2 5 (3.70%) Firmware
Vendors
1 54 (40.00%) Microsoft
2 11 (8.15%) Cisco
3 6 (4.44%) Wind River
4 3 (2.22%) Red Hat
4 3 (2.22%) Perforce
5 1 (0.74%) Green Hills
Dover
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Dartford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Guildford, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £45000 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to c£48,000 + Benefits
Posted: 4 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £475000 per annum + bens
Posted: 5 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 6 days ago
Barnstaple
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £475000 per annum + bens
Posted: 12 days ago
Norwich
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 13 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Rochester
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 18 days ago
Norwich
Computer Futures
Salary: £40000 - £50000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 27 days ago