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 23 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Compiler Collection (GCC)
Rank 822 797 845
Rank change year-on-year
-25 +48
Permanent jobs citing GCC 83 76 49
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.073% 0.071% 0.042%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.45% 0.47% 0.29%
Number of salaries quoted 73 65 45
Average salary £45,000 £62,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-28.00% +38.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £43,800 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £67,500 £49,400
UK excluding London average salary £38,750 £47,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-18.42% +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
18292 16147 17004
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.03% 15.16% 14.48%
Number of salaries quoted 15079 13732 14675
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £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 23 September 2014 within the UK.

GCC Salary Histogram in the UK

GCC
Top 21 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 23 September 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 -24 73 £45,000 -28.00% 9
London -23 25 £55,000 -15.38%
South East +2 24 £37,500 -21.05% 1
Surrey -7 17 £40,000 -15.78% 1
Cambridgeshire +13 12 £60,000 +41.17% 8
Cambridge +5 12 £60,000 +41.17% 8
East of England -10 12 £60,000 +17.07% 8
Gloucestershire - 11 £37,500 -
South West - 11 £37,500 -
Guildford +14 8 £45,000 -28.00% 1
City of London -19 8 £46,250 -28.84%
Scotland - 8 £37,500 -
Edinburgh - 6 £37,500 -
Tewkesbury - 3 £38,000 -
Southampton - 2 £42,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £42,000 -
Wales - 2 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Aberdeen - 1 £47,500 -
Cwmbran - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - -

GCC
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 September 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.

1 123 (91.79%) Linux
2 110 (82.09%) C++
3 77 (57.46%) GDB
4 61 (45.52%) STL
5 55 (41.04%) Multithreading
5 55 (41.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 50 (37.31%) JavaScript
7 49 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
7 49 (36.57%) Software Engineering
8 47 (35.07%) TDD
9 46 (34.33%) Scrum
10 42 (31.34%) Python
11 41 (30.60%) Bash Shell
12 39 (29.10%) C
13 37 (27.61%) Continuous Integration
13 37 (27.61%) Security Cleared
14 36 (26.87%) Embedded Systems
15 35 (26.12%) IPv4
15 35 (26.12%) IPv6
15 35 (26.12%) Ruby
15 35 (26.12%) SC Cleared
15 35 (26.12%) Performance Tuning
16 30 (22.39%) Computer Science
17 28 (20.90%) OO
17 28 (20.90%) Degree
18 27 (20.15%) Telecoms
19 25 (18.66%) UML
19 25 (18.66%) Finance
20 20 (14.93%) Visual Studio
20 20 (14.93%) LLVM

GCC
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 September 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 14 (10.45%) OpenStack
2 2 (1.49%) Apache
3 1 (0.75%) MediaWiki
Applications
1 3 (2.24%) MS Excel
2 2 (1.49%) Spreadsheet
3 1 (0.75%) MS Office
3 1 (0.75%) Doxygen
Business Applications
1 3 (2.24%) Towers Watson Igloo
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.49%) IBM SmartCloud
2 1 (0.75%) Google Apps
Communications & Networking
1 35 (26.12%) IPv4
1 35 (26.12%) IPv6
2 16 (11.94%) LTE
3 15 (11.19%) Asterisk PBX
3 15 (11.19%) RANAP
3 15 (11.19%) RTP
3 15 (11.19%) GSM
3 15 (11.19%) PBX
3 15 (11.19%) UMTS
4 10 (7.46%) TCP/IP
5 7 (5.22%) VoIP
6 2 (1.49%) Wireless
6 2 (1.49%) SSH
7 1 (0.75%) VLAN
7 1 (0.75%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (0.75%) Internet
7 1 (0.75%) 3G
7 1 (0.75%) DSL
7 1 (0.75%) Ethernet
7 1 (0.75%) HTTP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (8.21%) MySQL
2 10 (7.46%) SQL Server
2 10 (7.46%) Relational Database
3 1 (0.75%) Data Mining
3 1 (0.75%) Text Mining
Development Applications
1 77 (57.46%) GDB
2 20 (14.93%) LLVM
2 20 (14.93%) Visual Studio
3 18 (13.43%) Subversion
4 15 (11.19%) Trac
5 5 (3.73%) Bugzilla
6 4 (2.99%) Eclipse
6 4 (2.99%) Git (software)
6 4 (2.99%) GoogleTest
7 3 (2.24%) SpecFlow
7 3 (2.24%) Cucumber
7 3 (2.24%) NUnit
7 3 (2.24%) FitNesse
7 3 (2.24%) CppUnit
8 2 (1.49%) Emacs
9 1 (0.75%) LabVIEW
9 1 (0.75%) Ant
9 1 (0.75%) JUnit
9 1 (0.75%) Mercurial
9 1 (0.75%) SCons
General
1 27 (20.15%) Telecoms
2 25 (18.66%) Finance
3 3 (2.24%) Electronics
4 2 (1.49%) Billing
5 1 (0.75%) Marketing
5 1 (0.75%) Aerospace
5 1 (0.75%) Automotive
5 1 (0.75%) Legal
5 1 (0.75%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.75%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 52 (38.81%) Developer
2 44 (32.84%) C++ Developer
2 44 (32.84%) Software Engineer
3 24 (17.91%) Linux Engineer
4 17 (12.69%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) Senior Software Engineer
5 10 (7.46%) C++ Software Engineer
6 6 (4.48%) Systems Architect
6 6 (4.48%) Architect
6 6 (4.48%) Software Architect
6 6 (4.48%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
6 6 (4.48%) Embedded C++ Engineer
6 6 (4.48%) Embedded C Engineer
7 4 (2.99%) Systems Engineer
7 4 (2.99%) Technical Engineer
7 4 (2.99%) Technical Leader
7 4 (2.99%) Lead Software Engineer
8 2 (1.49%) Coordinator
8 2 (1.49%) Compiler Developer
9 1 (0.75%) Senior Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 61 (45.52%) STL
2 55 (41.04%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (8.96%) HTML
4 10 (7.46%) HTML5
5 9 (6.72%) FIX Protocol
5 9 (6.72%) MFC
6 4 (2.99%) CSS
7 2 (1.49%) .NET
7 2 (1.49%) QML
7 2 (1.49%) Qt
8 1 (0.75%) Mason
8 1 (0.75%) Pthreads
8 1 (0.75%) Web Services
8 1 (0.75%) Flash
8 1 (0.75%) POSIX
8 1 (0.75%) CGI
Miscellaneous
1 36 (26.87%) Embedded Systems
2 30 (22.39%) Computer Science
3 13 (9.70%) Open Source
3 13 (9.70%) Analytical Skills
4 9 (6.72%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
4 9 (6.72%) Fixed Income
5 4 (2.99%) Mathematics
5 4 (2.99%) Physics
5 4 (2.99%) Device Driver
5 4 (2.99%) Hedge funds
6 3 (2.24%) Inversion of Control
6 3 (2.24%) CCTV
6 3 (2.24%) Statistics
7 1 (0.75%) Grid Computing
7 1 (0.75%) Firmware
7 1 (0.75%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.75%) Semantic Web
7 1 (0.75%) Visualisation
Operating Systems
1 123 (91.79%) Linux
2 19 (14.18%) Embedded Linux
3 14 (10.45%) Windows
4 13 (9.70%) Android
5 5 (3.73%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 55 (41.04%) Multithreading
2 49 (36.57%) Agile Software Development
2 49 (36.57%) Software Engineering
3 47 (35.07%) TDD
4 46 (34.33%) Scrum
5 37 (27.61%) Continuous Integration
6 35 (26.12%) Performance Tuning
7 28 (20.90%) OO
8 25 (18.66%) UML
9 17 (12.69%) OOD
10 12 (8.96%) Low Latency
11 9 (6.72%) Pair Programming
11 9 (6.72%) Kanban
12 6 (4.48%) Requirements Management
13 4 (2.99%) Parallel Programming
14 3 (2.24%) BDD
14 3 (2.24%) Electronic Trading
14 3 (2.24%) Automated Testing
14 3 (2.24%) Android Development
14 3 (2.24%) ATDD
Programming Languages
1 110 (82.09%) C++
2 50 (37.31%) JavaScript
3 42 (31.34%) Python
4 41 (30.60%) Bash Shell
5 39 (29.10%) C
6 35 (26.12%) Ruby
7 12 (8.96%) Java
8 7 (5.22%) Embedded C
9 6 (4.48%) Embedded C++
9 6 (4.48%) Perl
10 3 (2.24%) Assembly Language
10 3 (2.24%) VC++
11 2 (1.49%) AWK
11 2 (1.49%) sed
11 2 (1.49%) Shell Script
11 2 (1.49%) C#
12 1 (0.75%) PHP
12 1 (0.75%) SQL
12 1 (0.75%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 37 (27.61%) Security Cleared
2 35 (26.12%) SC Cleared
3 28 (20.90%) Degree
4 2 (1.49%) BC Cleared
5 1 (0.75%) Postgraduate
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (7.46%) QA
2 7 (5.22%) IEC 61508
3 2 (1.49%) SLA
4 1 (0.75%) JTAG
System Software
1 14 (10.45%) QEMU
1 14 (10.45%) KVM
2 2 (1.49%) zsh
2 2 (1.49%) Microsoft Virtual Server
Vendors
1 15 (11.19%) Cisco
2 10 (7.46%) Microsoft
3 7 (5.22%) Embarcadero
3 7 (5.22%) Borland
4 3 (2.24%) Wind River
5 2 (1.49%) IBM
5 2 (1.49%) Atlassian
6 1 (0.75%) Altera
6 1 (0.75%) Actel
6 1 (0.75%) Twitter
6 1 (0.75%) Freescale
6 1 (0.75%) Cadence
6 1 (0.75%) Google
6 1 (0.75%) Huawei
6 1 (0.75%) Xilinx
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