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

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 860 893 853
Rank change year-on-year
+33 -40
Permanent jobs citing GCC 30 40 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.027% 0.033% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.17% 0.21% 0.31%
Number of salaries quoted 28 28 42
Average salary £48,750 £50,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-2.50% +5.26%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £39,250 £33,000
10% offered a salary of more than £85,000 £60,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £52,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% -4.76%

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
17919 19183 16649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.20% 15.98% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15030 15838 14179
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 24 April 2015 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 24 April 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 0 27 £47,500 -5.00% 18
East of England +34 14 £48,750 +8.33% 6
Cambridgeshire +25 13 £52,500 +16.66% 6
Cambridge +27 12 £56,250 +25.00% 5
South East +3 6 £40,000 -20.00% 10
London +21 5 £85,000 +61.90%
Guildford +5 4 £40,000 -20.00%
Surrey +4 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Edinburgh - 3 £50,000 -
Scotland - 3 £50,000 -
South West -23 2 £47,500 +26.66% 2
Oxfordshire +8 1 - - 2
Oxford -1 1 - -
Norwich - 1 £45,000 -
Horsham - 1 £42,500 -
Cheltenham - 1 - -
West Sussex - 1 £42,500 -
Devon - 1 £47,500 - 1
Gloucestershire - 1 - -
Norfolk - 1 £45,000 -

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 79 (88.76%) C++
2 74 (83.15%) Linux
3 61 (68.54%) STL
4 55 (61.80%) Multithreading
5 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
5 46 (51.69%) JavaScript
6 44 (49.44%) Windows
6 44 (49.44%) TDD
7 43 (48.31%) OO
7 43 (48.31%) MySQL
7 43 (48.31%) Finance
7 43 (48.31%) Scrum
8 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
8 39 (43.82%) Visual Studio
9 38 (42.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 36 (40.45%) QA
11 35 (39.33%) HTML5
11 35 (39.33%) SQL Server
11 35 (39.33%) MFC
11 35 (39.33%) HTML
11 35 (39.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
11 35 (39.33%) Low Latency
12 34 (38.20%) Relational Database
12 34 (38.20%) Fixed Income
12 34 (38.20%) Pair Programming
12 34 (38.20%) Kanban
12 34 (38.20%) FIX Protocol
13 32 (35.96%) Software Engineering
14 26 (29.21%) GoogleTest
15 25 (28.09%) UNIX

GCC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 8 (8.99%) OpenStack
Applications
1 1 (1.12%) MS Excel
Business Applications
1 12 (13.48%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 4 (4.49%) Amazon AWS
2 1 (1.12%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 7 (7.87%) GSM
1 7 (7.87%) PBX
1 7 (7.87%) UMTS
1 7 (7.87%) IPv4
1 7 (7.87%) IPv6
1 7 (7.87%) RTP
1 7 (7.87%) RANAP
1 7 (7.87%) LTE
1 7 (7.87%) Asterisk PBX
2 5 (5.62%) TCP/IP
3 4 (4.49%) Wireless
4 3 (3.37%) Internet
5 1 (1.12%) X.25
5 1 (1.12%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (1.12%) Frame Relay
Database & Business Intelligence
1 43 (48.31%) MySQL
2 35 (39.33%) SQL Server
3 34 (38.20%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 39 (43.82%) Visual Studio
2 26 (29.21%) GoogleTest
3 22 (24.72%) GDB
4 14 (15.73%) Subversion
5 12 (13.48%) FitNesse
5 12 (13.48%) CppUnit
5 12 (13.48%) Bugzilla
5 12 (13.48%) NUnit
5 12 (13.48%) SpecFlow
5 12 (13.48%) Cucumber
6 8 (8.99%) LLVM
7 7 (7.87%) Trac
8 6 (6.74%) JIRA
9 5 (5.62%) Clang
10 3 (3.37%) Git (software)
11 2 (2.25%) Gerrit
11 2 (2.25%) Jenkins
12 1 (1.12%) Valgrind
12 1 (1.12%) Eclipse
General
1 43 (48.31%) Finance
2 22 (24.72%) Telecoms
3 3 (3.37%) Electronics
3 3 (3.37%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 53 (59.55%) Developer
2 48 (53.93%) C++ Developer
3 34 (38.20%) Software Engineer
4 9 (10.11%) Senior Software Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Systems Engineer
5 4 (4.49%) Software Developer
6 3 (3.37%) C++ Software Engineer
6 3 (3.37%) Release Engineer
7 2 (2.25%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (1.12%) Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.12%) Development Engineer
8 1 (1.12%) Firmware Engineer
8 1 (1.12%) Embedded Linux Engineer
8 1 (1.12%) Linux Developer
8 1 (1.12%) Senior Tester
8 1 (1.12%) Software Development Engineer
8 1 (1.12%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (1.12%) Tester
8 1 (1.12%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (68.54%) STL
2 38 (42.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 35 (39.33%) HTML5
3 35 (39.33%) HTML
3 35 (39.33%) MFC
4 34 (38.20%) FIX Protocol
5 8 (8.99%) XML
6 5 (5.62%) OpenGL
6 5 (5.62%) DirectX
6 5 (5.62%) Qt
7 4 (4.49%) Web Services
8 2 (2.25%) JSON
8 2 (2.25%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 35 (39.33%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
2 34 (38.20%) Fixed Income
3 12 (13.48%) Computer Science
3 12 (13.48%) Inversion of Control
3 12 (13.48%) Hedge funds
4 5 (5.62%) Open Source
5 4 (4.49%) Device Driver
5 4 (4.49%) Analytical Skills
5 4 (4.49%) Algorithms
6 3 (3.37%) Internet of Things
6 3 (3.37%) Telematics
7 1 (1.12%) Visualisation
7 1 (1.12%) PMI
7 1 (1.12%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 1 (1.12%) Smartphone
7 1 (1.12%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 74 (83.15%) Linux
2 44 (49.44%) Windows
3 25 (28.09%) UNIX
4 7 (7.87%) Android
5 4 (4.49%) Embedded Linux
6 1 (1.12%) VxWorks
6 1 (1.12%) Fedora
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (61.80%) Multithreading
2 46 (51.69%) Agile Software Development
3 44 (49.44%) TDD
4 43 (48.31%) OO
4 43 (48.31%) Scrum
5 35 (39.33%) Low Latency
6 34 (38.20%) Kanban
6 34 (38.20%) Pair Programming
7 32 (35.96%) Software Engineering
8 13 (14.61%) Continuous Integration
9 12 (13.48%) ATDD
9 12 (13.48%) Agile Testing
9 12 (13.48%) BDD
10 10 (11.24%) UML
11 8 (8.99%) Critical Success Factor
12 7 (7.87%) Performance Tuning
12 7 (7.87%) OOD
13 4 (4.49%) Regression Testing
13 4 (4.49%) Test Automation
13 4 (4.49%) Release Management
Programming Languages
1 79 (88.76%) C++
2 46 (51.69%) JavaScript
3 19 (21.35%) Python
4 14 (15.73%) Bash Shell
5 12 (13.48%) C
6 9 (10.11%) Ruby
7 5 (5.62%) Shell Script
7 5 (5.62%) Java
8 2 (2.25%) Embedded C
8 2 (2.25%) Assembly Language
9 1 (1.12%) Embedded C++
9 1 (1.12%) VC++
9 1 (1.12%) C#
Qualifications
1 8 (8.99%) SC Cleared
1 8 (8.99%) Security Cleared
2 3 (3.37%) Degree
3 1 (1.12%) CISSP
3 1 (1.12%) PMI Certification
3 1 (1.12%) CISA
3 1 (1.12%) CGEIT
3 1 (1.12%) CRISC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 36 (40.45%) QA
2 1 (1.12%) Val IT
2 1 (1.12%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (1.12%) COBIT
System Software
1 8 (8.99%) QEMU
1 8 (8.99%) KVM
2 6 (6.74%) Firmware
3 1 (1.12%) iptables
Vendors
1 39 (43.82%) Microsoft
2 7 (7.87%) Cisco
3 2 (2.25%) Wind River
4 1 (1.12%) Red Hat
4 1 (1.12%) Perforce
4 1 (1.12%) Green Hills
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Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
ECM Selection
Salary: to £55k + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Walton-On-Thames, Surrey
Go IT Recruitment Ltd
Salary: From £40,000 to £48,000 per annum + excellent benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
IC Resources
Posted: 2 days ago
Oxfordshire
Haybrook IT Resourcing Ltd
Salary: Unspecified Negotiable
Posted: 3 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Kent
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridgeshire
Optimus Search Ltd
Posted: 4 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Real Time Recruitment Solutions
Salary: 35-45k
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Spring Technology
Salary: £35000.00 - £47000.00 per annum + Benefits
Posted: 5 days ago
Crowborough
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Crowborough
Computer Futures
Salary: competitive
Posted: 6 days ago
Devon
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum + 10% pension, flexible working, etc.
Posted: 11 days ago
Bath
Real Staffing
Salary: £35000 - £475000 per annum + bens
Posted: 27 days ago