The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
16 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 836 822 889
Rank change year-on-year
-14 +67
Permanent jobs citing GDB 51 51 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.045% 0.048% 0.010%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.32% 0.070%
Number of salaries quoted 44 42 10
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +62.50%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +56.25%

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
18353 16174 17058
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.09% 15.21% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 15118 13753 14729
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 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -2.59%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GDB within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

GDB Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

GDB
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GDB within the UK.

GDB Salary Trend in the UK

GDB
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GDB over the 3 months to 16 September 2014 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 24 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the UK over the 3 months to 16 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 -20 50 £37,500 -42.30% 6
South East 0 27 £37,500 -40.00% 5
Surrey +5 15 £37,500 -40.00% 1
London -47 11 £52,500 -19.23%
Gloucestershire - 10 £37,500 -
South West - 10 £37,500 - 1
City of London -32 8 £46,250 -28.84%
Guildford +12 7 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Hampshire - 4 £29,000 -
Oxfordshire - 4 £51,250 - 4
Oxford - 3 £52,500 - 1
Fareham - 3 £29,000 -
Cheltenham - 2 - -
Cwmbran - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 £48,000 -
Sheffield - 1 £45,000 -
Southampton - 1 £29,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £48,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Wales - 1 - -
South Wales - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £48,000 -

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GDB 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 GDB.

1 105 (97.22%) C++
2 98 (90.74%) Linux
3 77 (71.30%) GCC
4 51 (47.22%) STL
4 51 (47.22%) Python
4 51 (47.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 49 (45.37%) Bash Shell
6 47 (43.52%) C
6 47 (43.52%) Multithreading
7 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
7 45 (41.67%) JavaScript
8 42 (38.89%) Security Cleared
9 38 (35.19%) Degree
9 38 (35.19%) Software Engineering
10 34 (31.48%) TDD
10 34 (31.48%) Ruby
10 34 (31.48%) SC Cleared
10 34 (31.48%) Scrum
10 34 (31.48%) IPv4
10 34 (31.48%) IPv6
10 34 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
10 34 (31.48%) Performance Tuning
11 25 (23.15%) Embedded Systems
12 23 (21.30%) Subversion
13 18 (16.67%) OO
14 17 (15.74%) Perl
14 17 (15.74%) OOD
15 15 (13.89%) RANAP
15 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
15 15 (13.89%) LTE

GDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 16 September 2014, IT jobs within the UK citing GDB 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 GDB. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 4 (3.70%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 34 (31.48%) IPv4
1 34 (31.48%) IPv6
2 15 (13.89%) RANAP
2 15 (13.89%) LTE
2 15 (13.89%) Asterisk PBX
2 15 (13.89%) GSM
2 15 (13.89%) PBX
2 15 (13.89%) UMTS
2 15 (13.89%) RTP
3 11 (10.19%) TCP/IP
4 8 (7.41%) VoIP
5 6 (5.56%) Wireless
6 3 (2.78%) Multicast
6 3 (2.78%) SAN
7 2 (1.85%) Internet
7 2 (1.85%) SSH
8 1 (0.93%) Firewall
8 1 (0.93%) DSL
8 1 (0.93%) HTTP
8 1 (0.93%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 77 (71.30%) GCC
2 23 (21.30%) Subversion
3 15 (13.89%) Trac
4 10 (9.26%) Bugzilla
5 8 (7.41%) WinDbg
6 7 (6.48%) JIRA
7 3 (2.78%) Jenkins
7 3 (2.78%) Git (software)
8 2 (1.85%) Eclipse
8 2 (1.85%) Emacs
9 1 (0.93%) Automake
9 1 (0.93%) Valgrind
9 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
General
1 15 (13.89%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.56%) Finance
3 4 (3.70%) Electronics
3 4 (3.70%) Military
3 4 (3.70%) Advertising
4 3 (2.78%) Games
4 3 (2.78%) Manufacturing
5 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
5 1 (0.93%) Marketing
5 1 (0.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 50 (46.30%) Developer
2 37 (34.26%) C++ Developer
3 20 (18.52%) Software Engineer
4 17 (15.74%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 11 (10.19%) Software Developer
7 8 (7.41%) C++ Software Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) Senior Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Graduate
11 4 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
12 3 (2.78%) Firmware Engineer
12 3 (2.78%) Principal Engineer
13 2 (1.85%) Junior
13 2 (1.85%) Team Leader
13 2 (1.85%) Junior Developer
13 2 (1.85%) C++ Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 51 (47.22%) STL
1 51 (47.22%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 12 (11.11%) HTML
3 3 (2.78%) Pthreads
3 3 (2.78%) Flash
4 2 (1.85%) POSIX
5 1 (0.93%) REST
5 1 (0.93%) OpenMP
5 1 (0.93%) Mason
5 1 (0.93%) Qt
5 1 (0.93%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.93%) CGI
5 1 (0.93%) CSS
5 1 (0.93%) SOAP
Miscellaneous
1 25 (23.15%) Embedded Systems
2 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
3 10 (9.26%) Kindle
4 7 (6.48%) Firmware
4 7 (6.48%) Mathematics
4 7 (6.48%) Physics
5 4 (3.70%) Statistics
5 4 (3.70%) Open Source
5 4 (3.70%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
6 2 (1.85%) Fixed Income
6 2 (1.85%) Equities
7 1 (0.93%) CAN bus
7 1 (0.93%) Hedge funds
7 1 (0.93%) CUDA
7 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
7 1 (0.93%) STB
7 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
7 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
7 1 (0.93%) ASIC
Operating Systems
1 98 (90.74%) Linux
2 12 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 9 (8.33%) UNIX
4 2 (1.85%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 47 (43.52%) Multithreading
2 45 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
3 38 (35.19%) Software Engineering
4 34 (31.48%) TDD
4 34 (31.48%) Scrum
4 34 (31.48%) Continuous Integration
4 34 (31.48%) Performance Tuning
5 18 (16.67%) OO
6 17 (15.74%) OOD
7 9 (8.33%) Reverse Engineering
8 8 (7.41%) Cyber Security
9 6 (5.56%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (5.56%) Information Security
9 6 (5.56%) Low Latency
10 4 (3.70%) Electronic Trading
11 3 (2.78%) Test Automation
11 3 (2.78%) Unit Testing
12 2 (1.85%) Release Management
12 2 (1.85%) Investment Management
12 2 (1.85%) Continuous Improvement
Programming Languages
1 105 (97.22%) C++
2 51 (47.22%) Python
3 49 (45.37%) Bash Shell
4 47 (43.52%) C
5 45 (41.67%) JavaScript
6 34 (31.48%) Ruby
7 17 (15.74%) Perl
8 14 (12.96%) Shell Script
9 13 (12.04%) Java
10 10 (9.26%) Embedded C
11 9 (8.33%) Embedded C++
11 9 (8.33%) SQL
12 2 (1.85%) C#
12 2 (1.85%) AWK
12 2 (1.85%) sed
13 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.93%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 42 (38.89%) Security Cleared
2 38 (35.19%) Degree
3 34 (31.48%) SC Cleared
4 4 (3.70%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (9.26%) ISO 9001
2 8 (7.41%) JTAG
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 4 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
1 4 (3.70%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 15 (13.89%) Cisco
2 8 (7.41%) Microsoft
3 4 (3.70%) VMware
4 3 (2.78%) Toshiba
5 1 (0.93%) Oracle
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