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

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 825 852 848
Rank change year-on-year
+27 -4
Permanent jobs citing GCC 72 38 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.064% 0.035% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.40% 0.23% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 64 24 33
Average salary £55,000 £50,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+10.00% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £40,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £65,000 £54,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-17.50% -

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
17829 16807 17402
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.92% 15.35% 15.07%
Number of salaries quoted 15072 14009 15309
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 £40,000

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 19 December 2014 within the UK.

GCC Salary Histogram in the UK

GCC
Top 14 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 19 December 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 +30 70 £55,000 +10.00% 3
London +39 35 £65,000 - 2
South East +23 22 £37,500 -25.00% 1
Cambridgeshire +2 13 £60,000 +50.00%
East of England -8 13 £60,000 +20.00%
Cambridge +7 12 £60,000 +50.00%
Surrey 0 8 £57,500 +15.00% 1
Guildford -16 8 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Buckinghamshire +8 3 £35,000 -
High Wycombe - 3 £35,000 -
Cwmbran - 2 £42,500 -
South Wales - 2 £42,500 -
Wales - 2 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 2 £42,500 -

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 19 December 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.

1 144 (93.51%) Linux
2 126 (81.82%) C++
3 93 (60.39%) Multithreading
4 90 (58.44%) STL
5 80 (51.95%) JavaScript
6 79 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
7 75 (48.70%) TDD
8 74 (48.05%) Scrum
9 66 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 63 (40.91%) GDB
11 57 (37.01%) OO
12 55 (35.71%) Finance
13 48 (31.17%) Software Engineering
14 44 (28.57%) Windows
14 44 (28.57%) HTML
15 43 (27.92%) Visual Studio
15 43 (27.92%) Low Latency
15 43 (27.92%) MySQL
16 42 (27.27%) Relational Database
17 41 (26.62%) SQL Server
17 41 (26.62%) HTML5
18 40 (25.97%) QA
18 40 (25.97%) MFC
18 40 (25.97%) Microsoft
18 40 (25.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
19 39 (25.32%) Fixed Income
19 39 (25.32%) Pair Programming
19 39 (25.32%) Kanban
19 39 (25.32%) FIX Protocol
19 39 (25.32%) Bash Shell

GCC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 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 (8.44%) OpenStack
2 3 (1.95%) Apache
Applications
1 1 (0.65%) MS Excel
1 1 (0.65%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 16 (10.39%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.30%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 32 (20.78%) IPv4
1 32 (20.78%) IPv6
2 16 (10.39%) LTE
3 15 (9.74%) Asterisk PBX
3 15 (9.74%) RANAP
3 15 (9.74%) RTP
3 15 (9.74%) GSM
3 15 (9.74%) PBX
3 15 (9.74%) UMTS
4 8 (5.19%) TCP/IP
5 7 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
6 3 (1.95%) X.25
6 3 (1.95%) Internet
6 3 (1.95%) SSL
6 3 (1.95%) Frame Relay
6 3 (1.95%) HTTP
7 2 (1.30%) Wireless
8 1 (0.65%) 3G
8 1 (0.65%) DSL
8 1 (0.65%) Bluetooth
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (27.92%) MySQL
2 42 (27.27%) Relational Database
3 41 (26.62%) SQL Server
4 2 (1.30%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 63 (40.91%) GDB
2 43 (27.92%) Visual Studio
3 23 (14.94%) Subversion
4 20 (12.99%) GoogleTest
5 19 (12.34%) LLVM
6 16 (10.39%) Cucumber
6 16 (10.39%) SpecFlow
6 16 (10.39%) FitNesse
6 16 (10.39%) CppUnit
6 16 (10.39%) NUnit
7 15 (9.74%) Trac
8 7 (4.55%) Git (software)
9 6 (3.90%) Bugzilla
10 3 (1.95%) Eclipse
10 3 (1.95%) Automake
11 2 (1.30%) Clang
12 1 (0.65%) Emacs
12 1 (0.65%) LabVIEW
12 1 (0.65%) Ant
General
1 55 (35.71%) Finance
2 28 (18.18%) Telecoms
3 3 (1.95%) Advertising
3 3 (1.95%) Marketing
4 2 (1.30%) Electronics
5 1 (0.65%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.65%) Automotive
5 1 (0.65%) Legal
5 1 (0.65%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 81 (52.60%) Developer
2 70 (45.45%) C++ Developer
3 41 (26.62%) Software Engineer
4 25 (16.23%) Linux Engineer
5 17 (11.04%) Senior Software Engineer
6 13 (8.44%) Senior Linux Engineer
7 4 (2.60%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 4 (2.60%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 4 (2.60%) Software Developer
7 4 (2.60%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (2.60%) Embedded C Engineer
8 3 (1.95%) Software Architect
8 3 (1.95%) Systems Architect
8 3 (1.95%) Architect
8 3 (1.95%) Implementation Engineer
9 2 (1.30%) Compiler Developer
10 1 (0.65%) C++ Quantitative Developer
10 1 (0.65%) Senior Design Engineer
10 1 (0.65%) Analyst
10 1 (0.65%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 90 (58.44%) STL
2 66 (42.86%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 44 (28.57%) HTML
4 41 (26.62%) HTML5
5 40 (25.97%) MFC
6 39 (25.32%) FIX Protocol
7 3 (1.95%) Pthreads
7 3 (1.95%) CSS
7 3 (1.95%) POSIX
8 2 (1.30%) QML
8 2 (1.30%) .NET
8 2 (1.30%) Qt
9 1 (0.65%) Flash
Miscellaneous
1 40 (25.97%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 39 (25.32%) Fixed Income
3 27 (17.53%) Computer Science
4 21 (13.64%) Embedded Systems
5 17 (11.04%) Hedge funds
6 16 (10.39%) Inversion of Control
7 14 (9.09%) Open Source
7 14 (9.09%) Algorithms
8 11 (7.14%) Analytical Skills
8 11 (7.14%) Device Driver
9 3 (1.95%) Statistics
9 3 (1.95%) Mathematics
9 3 (1.95%) Physics
10 1 (0.65%) Data Integration
10 1 (0.65%) Data Structures
Operating Systems
1 144 (93.51%) Linux
2 44 (28.57%) Windows
3 25 (16.23%) Embedded Linux
4 17 (11.04%) Android
5 10 (6.49%) UNIX
6 3 (1.95%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 93 (60.39%) Multithreading
2 79 (51.30%) Agile Software Development
3 75 (48.70%) TDD
4 74 (48.05%) Scrum
5 57 (37.01%) OO
6 48 (31.17%) Software Engineering
7 43 (27.92%) Low Latency
8 39 (25.32%) Pair Programming
8 39 (25.32%) Kanban
9 35 (22.73%) Continuous Integration
10 32 (20.78%) Performance Tuning
11 20 (12.99%) UML
12 16 (10.39%) OOD
12 16 (10.39%) BDD
12 16 (10.39%) ATDD
12 16 (10.39%) Agile Testing
13 5 (3.25%) Android Development
14 4 (2.60%) Parallel Programming
15 3 (1.95%) Web Application Development
15 3 (1.95%) E-Commerce
Programming Languages
1 126 (81.82%) C++
2 80 (51.95%) JavaScript
3 39 (25.32%) Bash Shell
4 37 (24.03%) Python
5 33 (21.43%) Ruby
6 31 (20.13%) C
7 15 (9.74%) Java
8 7 (4.55%) Shell Script
9 6 (3.90%) Assembly Language
10 4 (2.60%) Embedded C
10 4 (2.60%) Embedded C++
10 4 (2.60%) Perl
11 3 (1.95%) VC++
12 2 (1.30%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.65%) AWK
13 1 (0.65%) R
13 1 (0.65%) sed
13 1 (0.65%) PHP
13 1 (0.65%) SQL
13 1 (0.65%) C#
Qualifications
1 35 (22.73%) SC Cleared
1 35 (22.73%) Security Cleared
2 24 (15.58%) Degree
3 1 (0.65%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 40 (25.97%) QA
2 1 (0.65%) JTAG
System Software
1 13 (8.44%) QEMU
1 13 (8.44%) KVM
2 2 (1.30%) zsh
3 1 (0.65%) Firmware
Vendors
1 40 (25.97%) Microsoft
2 15 (9.74%) Cisco
3 8 (5.19%) Wind River
4 3 (1.95%) Red Hat
4 3 (1.95%) Perforce
5 2 (1.30%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.65%) Cadence
6 1 (0.65%) Xilinx
6 1 (0.65%) Altera
6 1 (0.65%) Actel
6 1 (0.65%) Twitter
6 1 (0.65%) Freescale
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