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 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 833 776 840
Rank change year-on-year
-57 +64
Permanent jobs citing GCC 66 97 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.057% 0.091% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.35% 0.60% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 58 81 45
Average salary £40,000 £60,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-33.33% +50.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-21.05% +18.75%

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
18734 16222 17027
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.10% 15.25% 14.57%
Number of salaries quoted 15523 13820 14720
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 29 August 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 29 August 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 -74 58 £40,000 -33.33% 9
South East -21 21 £37,500 -30.23% 2
Surrey -10 17 £37,500 -34.78% 1
London -40 14 £55,000 -15.38% 4
Gloucestershire +9 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1
South West -7 13 £37,500 +7.14% 1
Cambridge -4 9 £60,000 +41.17% 1
Cambridgeshire -5 9 £60,000 +41.17% 2
East of England -18 9 £60,000 +39.53% 2
Scotland - 7 £37,500 -
Guildford +3 6 £45,000 -25.00% 1
City of London -44 6 £45,000 -30.76% 2
Edinburgh - 6 £37,500 -
Tewkesbury +8 2 £40,000 +14.28% 1
Southampton - 2 £42,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £42,000 - 1
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Cwmbran - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - -

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 August 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.

1 109 (92.37%) Linux
2 96 (81.36%) C++
3 75 (63.56%) GDB
4 52 (44.07%) STL
5 49 (41.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 45 (38.14%) Software Engineering
6 45 (38.14%) Multithreading
7 41 (34.75%) JavaScript
7 41 (34.75%) Python
8 38 (32.20%) TDD
8 38 (32.20%) Bash Shell
9 37 (31.36%) Scrum
10 34 (28.81%) Security Cleared
10 34 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (28.81%) C
11 32 (27.12%) IPv4
11 32 (27.12%) IPv6
11 32 (27.12%) SC Cleared
11 32 (27.12%) Ruby
11 32 (27.12%) Performance Tuning
12 30 (25.42%) Embedded Systems
13 25 (21.19%) Degree
13 25 (21.19%) Computer Science
13 25 (21.19%) Telecoms
14 22 (18.64%) UML
15 21 (17.80%) OO
16 18 (15.25%) Subversion
16 18 (15.25%) Finance
16 18 (15.25%) LLVM
17 17 (14.41%) OOD

GCC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 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 12 (10.17%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.69%) Apache
3 1 (0.85%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (2.54%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.69%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.85%) MS Office
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.69%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.85%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 32 (27.12%) IPv4
1 32 (27.12%) IPv6
2 15 (12.71%) RTP
2 15 (12.71%) RANAP
2 15 (12.71%) GSM
2 15 (12.71%) PBX
2 15 (12.71%) UMTS
2 15 (12.71%) LTE
2 15 (12.71%) Asterisk PBX
3 9 (7.63%) VoIP
3 9 (7.63%) TCP/IP
4 2 (1.69%) Wireless
4 2 (1.69%) SSH
5 1 (0.85%) ZigBee
5 1 (0.85%) Internet
5 1 (0.85%) DSL
5 1 (0.85%) SSL
5 1 (0.85%) Bluetooth
5 1 (0.85%) DECT
5 1 (0.85%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.24%) MySQL
2 4 (3.39%) Relational Database
3 3 (2.54%) SQL Server
4 1 (0.85%) Data Mining
4 1 (0.85%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 75 (63.56%) GDB
2 18 (15.25%) Subversion
2 18 (15.25%) LLVM
3 15 (12.71%) Trac
4 14 (11.86%) Visual Studio
5 4 (3.39%) Bugzilla
5 4 (3.39%) Git (software)
6 3 (2.54%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.69%) Emacs
8 1 (0.85%) SCons
8 1 (0.85%) GoogleTest
8 1 (0.85%) Automake
8 1 (0.85%) LabVIEW
8 1 (0.85%) Ant
8 1 (0.85%) JUnit
8 1 (0.85%) Mercurial
General
1 25 (21.19%) Telecoms
2 18 (15.25%) Finance
3 3 (2.54%) Electronics
4 2 (1.69%) Billing
5 1 (0.85%) Marketing
5 1 (0.85%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.85%) Automotive
5 1 (0.85%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.85%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 44 (37.29%) Developer
2 39 (33.05%) C++ Developer
2 39 (33.05%) Software Engineer
3 20 (16.95%) Linux Engineer
4 13 (11.02%) C++ Software Engineer
5 12 (10.17%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 7 (5.93%) Senior Software Engineer
7 6 (5.08%) Systems Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Architect
7 6 (5.08%) Software Architect
8 5 (4.24%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Embedded C++ Engineer
8 5 (4.24%) Embedded C Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Technical Engineer
9 4 (3.39%) Technical Leader
9 4 (3.39%) Lead Software Engineer
10 3 (2.54%) Systems Engineer
11 2 (1.69%) Junior
11 2 (1.69%) Coordinator
11 2 (1.69%) Build Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 52 (44.07%) STL
2 49 (41.53%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 5 (4.24%) HTML
4 3 (2.54%) MFC
4 3 (2.54%) CSS
4 3 (2.54%) FIX Protocol
4 3 (2.54%) HTML5
5 2 (1.69%) QML
5 2 (1.69%) Qt
6 1 (0.85%) Mason
6 1 (0.85%) Pthreads
6 1 (0.85%) Web Services
6 1 (0.85%) Flash
6 1 (0.85%) POSIX
6 1 (0.85%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 30 (25.42%) Embedded Systems
2 25 (21.19%) Computer Science
3 15 (12.71%) Open Source
4 5 (4.24%) Mathematics
4 5 (4.24%) Physics
5 4 (3.39%) Statistics
6 3 (2.54%) CCTV
6 3 (2.54%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 3 (2.54%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.69%) Device Driver
8 1 (0.85%) Grid Computing
8 1 (0.85%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.85%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.85%) Semantic Web
8 1 (0.85%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 109 (92.37%) Linux
2 14 (11.86%) Embedded Linux
3 11 (9.32%) Android
4 6 (5.08%) UNIX
4 6 (5.08%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 45 (38.14%) Software Engineering
1 45 (38.14%) Multithreading
2 38 (32.20%) TDD
3 37 (31.36%) Scrum
4 34 (28.81%) Continuous Integration
5 32 (27.12%) Performance Tuning
6 22 (18.64%) UML
7 21 (17.80%) OO
8 17 (14.41%) OOD
9 7 (5.93%) Agile Software Development
9 7 (5.93%) Low Latency
10 6 (5.08%) Requirements Management
11 4 (3.39%) Electronic Trading
11 4 (3.39%) Parallel Programming
12 3 (2.54%) Investment Management
12 3 (2.54%) Kanban
12 3 (2.54%) Pair Programming
12 3 (2.54%) Automated Testing
13 2 (1.69%) Incident Management
13 2 (1.69%) Problem Management
Programming Languages
1 96 (81.36%) C++
2 41 (34.75%) Python
2 41 (34.75%) JavaScript
3 38 (32.20%) Bash Shell
4 34 (28.81%) C
5 32 (27.12%) Ruby
6 12 (10.17%) Java
7 6 (5.08%) Embedded C
8 5 (4.24%) Embedded C++
8 5 (4.24%) Perl
9 3 (2.54%) Assembly Language
10 2 (1.69%) Shell Script
10 2 (1.69%) VC++
10 2 (1.69%) AWK
10 2 (1.69%) sed
11 1 (0.85%) MATLAB
11 1 (0.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 34 (28.81%) Security Cleared
2 32 (27.12%) SC Cleared
3 25 (21.19%) Degree
4 2 (1.69%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.85%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (6.78%) IEC 61508
2 4 (3.39%) QA
3 2 (1.69%) SLA
4 1 (0.85%) JTAG
System Software
1 12 (10.17%) QEMU
1 12 (10.17%) KVM
2 2 (1.69%) zsh
2 2 (1.69%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 15 (12.71%) Cisco
2 8 (6.78%) Embarcadero
2 8 (6.78%) Borland
3 4 (3.39%) Microsoft
4 2 (1.69%) IBM
4 2 (1.69%) Atlassian
4 2 (1.69%) Wind River
5 1 (0.85%) Altera
5 1 (0.85%) Actel
5 1 (0.85%) Twitter
5 1 (0.85%) Freescale
5 1 (0.85%) Cadence
5 1 (0.85%) Google
5 1 (0.85%) Huawei
5 1 (0.85%) Xilinx
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