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

Location
3 months to
28 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 863 845 776
Rank change year-on-year
-18 -69
Permanent jobs citing GCC 30 62 97
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.054% 0.091%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.16% 0.34% 0.60%
Number of salaries quoted 27 57 81
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,440 £37,500 £43,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,500 £60,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £37,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+20.00% -21.05%

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
19029 18484 16179
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.38% 16.11% 15.23%
Number of salaries quoted 16180 15306 13781
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 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

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 August 2015 within the UK.

GCC Salary Histogram in the UK

GCC
Top 23 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 August 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 -21 30 £45,000 +9.75% 5
South East +13 18 £46,250 +23.33% 2
Surrey -4 9 £50,000 +33.33%
Walton-on-Thames - 9 £50,000 -
Oxfordshire - 6 £41,200 - 1
Oxford - 6 £41,200 - 1
East of England -5 5 £43,750 -27.08% 2
London +3 4 £77,500 +40.90% 1
Cambridge +9 3 £42,500 -29.16% 1
Cambridgeshire +7 3 £42,500 -29.16% 1
East Midlands - 3 £37,500 -
Nottinghamshire - 3 £37,500 -
Kent - 2 £40,000 -
Nottingham - 2 £37,500 -
Dover - 2 £40,000 -
Diss - 1 £42,500 -
Welwyn Garden City - 1 £67,500 -
Greenford - 1 £23,750 - 1
Docklands, London - 1 £105,000 -
Horsham - 1 £35,000 -
West Sussex - 1 £35,000 -
Norfolk - 1 £42,500 -
Hertfordshire - 1 £67,500 - 1

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 53 (80.30%) Linux
2 49 (74.24%) C++
3 38 (57.58%) Software Engineering
4 30 (45.45%) UNIX
5 29 (43.94%) Python
6 28 (42.42%) C
7 26 (39.39%) Degree
8 25 (37.88%) STL
9 23 (34.85%) Windows
10 22 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
11 21 (31.82%) Perl
12 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
13 17 (25.76%) OOP
14 16 (24.24%) C#
14 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
14 16 (24.24%) TDD
14 16 (24.24%) GDB
14 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
15 15 (22.73%) Clang
16 14 (21.21%) SDLC
16 14 (21.21%) SQL
16 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
17 13 (19.70%) Project Management
17 13 (19.70%) RDBMS
18 12 (18.18%) Firmware
19 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
19 11 (16.67%) Electronics
20 10 (15.15%) Bash Shell
21 9 (13.64%) Low Latency
21 9 (13.64%) Embedded Linux

GCC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 August 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 3 (4.55%) OpenStack
2 1 (1.52%) Apache
Applications
1 14 (21.21%) MS Excel
2 2 (3.03%) MS Office
3 1 (1.52%) GNU Octave
Cloud Services
1 1 (1.52%) Amazon AWS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (10.61%) TCP/IP
2 3 (4.55%) Wi-Fi
2 3 (4.55%) Internet
3 2 (3.03%) Firewall
3 2 (3.03%) VPN
3 2 (3.03%) Ethernet
3 2 (3.03%) GSM
4 1 (1.52%) LAN
4 1 (1.52%) VoIP
4 1 (1.52%) WAN
4 1 (1.52%) SNMP
4 1 (1.52%) DMZ
4 1 (1.52%) VLAN
4 1 (1.52%) ZigBee
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco IOS
4 1 (1.52%) Network Security
4 1 (1.52%) NAS
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco Nexus
4 1 (1.52%) Modbus
4 1 (1.52%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 16 (24.24%) SQL Server
1 16 (24.24%) Relational Database
2 13 (19.70%) RDBMS
3 5 (7.58%) MySQL
4 1 (1.52%) Informix
Development Applications
1 19 (28.79%) Visual Studio
2 16 (24.24%) GDB
3 15 (22.73%) Clang
4 5 (7.58%) Git (software)
5 4 (6.06%) Subversion
5 4 (6.06%) Eclipse
5 4 (6.06%) Bugzilla
5 4 (6.06%) Valgrind
6 3 (4.55%) GoogleTest
6 3 (4.55%) LLVM
7 2 (3.03%) TortoiseSVN
7 2 (3.03%) Xcode
7 2 (3.03%) JIRA
8 1 (1.52%) Mercurial
General
1 11 (16.67%) Electronics
2 8 (12.12%) Finance
3 7 (10.61%) Telecoms
4 6 (9.09%) Front Office
5 4 (6.06%) Automotive
6 1 (1.52%) Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Retail
6 1 (1.52%) Investment Banking
6 1 (1.52%) Aerospace
Job Titles
1 28 (42.42%) Developer
2 21 (31.82%) Software Engineer
3 20 (30.30%) C++ Developer
4 14 (21.21%) Software Developer
5 9 (13.64%) C++ Software Developer
6 6 (9.09%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (9.09%) Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Embedded Linux Engineer
7 5 (7.58%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 4 (6.06%) Firmware Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) C Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Linux Developer
9 2 (3.03%) Open Source Engineer
9 2 (3.03%) Senior Software Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Network Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Senior Tester
10 1 (1.52%) Release Engineer
10 1 (1.52%) Embedded Software Developer
10 1 (1.52%) Embedded C Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 25 (37.88%) STL
2 22 (33.33%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 4 (6.06%) Qt
4 3 (4.55%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (4.55%) HTML5
4 3 (4.55%) HTML
4 3 (4.55%) MFC
4 3 (4.55%) Flash
5 2 (3.03%) OpenGL
5 2 (3.03%) DirectX
5 2 (3.03%) JNI
5 2 (3.03%) XML
6 1 (1.52%) XSLT
6 1 (1.52%) OpenCV
6 1 (1.52%) XMPP
6 1 (1.52%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 11 (16.67%) Computer Science
2 8 (12.12%) Analytical Skills
3 5 (7.58%) Device Driver
4 4 (6.06%) Visualisation
5 3 (4.55%) CUDA
5 3 (4.55%) CAN bus
5 3 (4.55%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
5 3 (4.55%) Physics
5 3 (4.55%) Fixed Income
5 3 (4.55%) Algorithms
5 3 (4.55%) Telematics
6 2 (3.03%) Client/Server
6 2 (3.03%) Internet of Things
7 1 (1.52%) Management Information System
7 1 (1.52%) Grid Computing
7 1 (1.52%) Equities
7 1 (1.52%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.52%) Derivative
7 1 (1.52%) Equity Derivative
7 1 (1.52%) Statistics
Operating Systems
1 53 (80.30%) Linux
2 30 (45.45%) UNIX
3 23 (34.85%) Windows
4 9 (13.64%) Embedded Linux
5 5 (7.58%) Android
6 1 (1.52%) uClinux
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 7
6 1 (1.52%) Windows 8
6 1 (1.52%) Solaris
Processes & Methodologies
1 38 (57.58%) Software Engineering
2 17 (25.76%) OOP
3 16 (24.24%) TDD
4 14 (21.21%) SDLC
5 13 (19.70%) Project Management
6 9 (13.64%) Low Latency
7 7 (10.61%) Market Making
7 7 (10.61%) Multithreading
7 7 (10.61%) Electronic Trading
8 6 (9.09%) Unit Testing
9 5 (7.58%) Open Source
9 5 (7.58%) Kalman Filter
10 4 (6.06%) Data Analysis
10 4 (6.06%) Concurrent Programming
10 4 (6.06%) Configuration Management
10 4 (6.06%) Agile Software Development
10 4 (6.06%) Scrum
11 3 (4.55%) Pair Programming
11 3 (4.55%) OO
11 3 (4.55%) UML
Programming Languages
1 49 (74.24%) C++
2 29 (43.94%) Python
3 28 (42.42%) C
4 21 (31.82%) Perl
5 16 (24.24%) C#
6 14 (21.21%) SQL
7 10 (15.15%) Bash Shell
8 6 (9.09%) Shell Script
9 5 (7.58%) JavaScript
9 5 (7.58%) Assembly Language
10 3 (4.55%) MATLAB
10 3 (4.55%) Embedded C
10 3 (4.55%) Java
11 2 (3.03%) Lua
11 2 (3.03%) R
12 1 (1.52%) Embedded C++
Qualifications
1 26 (39.39%) Degree
2 1 (1.52%) BC Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) Security Cleared
2 1 (1.52%) CGEIT
2 1 (1.52%) CRISC
2 1 (1.52%) CISSP
2 1 (1.52%) Check Point Certification
2 1 (1.52%) CISA
2 1 (1.52%) CCSA
2 1 (1.52%) CCSE
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (7.58%) QA
2 4 (6.06%) ISO 9001
3 2 (3.03%) SLA
3 2 (3.03%) TickIT
4 1 (1.52%) ISO/IEC 27001
4 1 (1.52%) COBIT
4 1 (1.52%) Val IT
System Software
1 12 (18.18%) Firmware
2 4 (6.06%) KVM
3 3 (4.55%) QEMU
4 2 (3.03%) iptables
5 1 (1.52%) Microsoft Virtual Server
5 1 (1.52%) VMware Infrastructure
5 1 (1.52%) Hyper-V
5 1 (1.52%) XenServer
Systems Management
1 1 (1.52%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
1 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds Orion
1 1 (1.52%) Puppet
1 1 (1.52%) Cobbler
1 1 (1.52%) Opscode Chef
Vendors
1 4 (6.06%) Microsoft
2 3 (4.55%) Wind River
3 2 (3.03%) Intel
4 1 (1.52%) CheckPoint
4 1 (1.52%) Radware
4 1 (1.52%) VMware
4 1 (1.52%) SolarWinds
4 1 (1.52%) Sun
4 1 (1.52%) EMC
4 1 (1.52%) Cisco
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