The table below looks at the statistics for GDB skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GDB over the 3 months to 8 December 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
8 Dec 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 864 951 957
Rank change year-on-year
+87 +6
Permanent jobs citing GDB 17 23 37
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.022% 0.033%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.099% 0.12% 0.21%
Number of salaries quoted 9 22 32
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +12.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £45,000 £35,250
10% offered a salary of more than £100,000 £80,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
- +20.00%

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
17171 18840 18022
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.12% 17.70% 15.88%
Number of salaries quoted 14620 15981 15201
Median salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.26% +5.55%
90% offered a salary of more than £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £69,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GDB
Jobs Demand Trend

The demand trend of job ads citing GDB as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in 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 8 December 2016 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 11 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the UK over the 3 months to 8 December 2016. 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
(Click see detailed
statistics and trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +66 17 £45,000 - 4
London +41 9 £100,000 +26.98% 1
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
South East +63 3 £45,000 - 3
Camberley - 3 £45,000 - 3
Surrey - 3 £45,000 - 3
City of London +23 2 £100,000 +25.00%
Warwickshire - 2 £35,000 -
Staffordshire - 2 £52,500 -
Warwick - 2 £35,000 -
Stafford - 1 - -

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 8 December 2016, IT jobs citing GDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads with a requirement for GDB.

1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 26 (89.66%) C++
3 25 (86.21%) Multithreading
4 18 (62.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 18 (62.07%) STL
5 16 (55.17%) OO
5 16 (55.17%) Subversion
6 14 (48.28%) Open Source
7 12 (41.38%) Windows
7 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
7 12 (41.38%) Analytics
8 11 (37.93%) GCC
8 11 (37.93%) C
9 10 (34.48%) Java
9 10 (34.48%) GSM
9 10 (34.48%) PBX
9 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
9 10 (34.48%) Cisco
9 10 (34.48%) UMTS
9 10 (34.48%) RTP
9 10 (34.48%) Trac
9 10 (34.48%) Asterisk PBX
9 10 (34.48%) LTE
9 10 (34.48%) RANAP
9 10 (34.48%) Diameter Protocol
9 10 (34.48%) Cross-Platform Development
10 9 (31.03%) Wireshark
10 9 (31.03%) Ruby
10 9 (31.03%) Go
10 9 (31.03%) Unix

GDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 7 (24.14%) nginx
1 7 (24.14%) Tomcat
2 6 (20.69%) JBoss
2 6 (20.69%) Jetty
2 6 (20.69%) WebLogic
2 6 (20.69%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.45%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.45%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (10.34%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.45%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (34.48%) Asterisk PBX
1 10 (34.48%) Diameter Protocol
1 10 (34.48%) GSM
1 10 (34.48%) LTE
1 10 (34.48%) PBX
1 10 (34.48%) RANAP
1 10 (34.48%) RTP
1 10 (34.48%) UMTS
2 9 (31.03%) Wireshark
3 7 (24.14%) TCP/IP
4 6 (20.69%) HTTP
4 6 (20.69%) HTTPS
4 6 (20.69%) SNMP
5 3 (10.34%) tcpdump
6 1 (3.45%) DNS
6 1 (3.45%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (24.14%) MySQL
2 6 (20.69%) InterSystems Cache
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle Database 11g
2 6 (20.69%) PostgreSQL
2 6 (20.69%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.45%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.45%) Redis
Development Applications
1 16 (55.17%) Subversion
2 11 (37.93%) GCC
3 10 (34.48%) Trac
4 6 (20.69%) Ant
4 6 (20.69%) CppUnit
4 6 (20.69%) Eclipse
4 6 (20.69%) Hudson
4 6 (20.69%) Jenkins
4 6 (20.69%) JUnit
4 6 (20.69%) Maven
4 6 (20.69%) Sonatype Nexus
4 6 (20.69%) Valgrind
4 6 (20.69%) XMLSpy
5 3 (10.34%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.45%) GitLab
General
1 10 (34.48%) Telecoms
2 8 (27.59%) Banking
2 8 (27.59%) Finance
Job Titles
1 13 (44.83%) C++ Developer
1 13 (44.83%) Developer
2 12 (41.38%) C++ Software Engineer
2 12 (41.38%) Software Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Telecoms Engineer
3 9 (31.03%) Telecoms Software Engineer
4 6 (20.69%) Applications Developer
4 6 (20.69%) C++ Applications Developer
4 6 (20.69%) Linux Developer
5 3 (10.34%) DevOps Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 2 (6.90%) Senior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (3.45%) GSM Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Junior
7 1 (3.45%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.45%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.45%) Market Data Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Real Time Developer
7 1 (3.45%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (62.07%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 18 (62.07%) STL
2 7 (24.14%) LEMP Stack
3 6 (20.69%) CSS
3 6 (20.69%) DOM
3 6 (20.69%) Hibernate
3 6 (20.69%) HTML
3 6 (20.69%) J2EE
3 6 (20.69%) JAXB
3 6 (20.69%) JMS
3 6 (20.69%) JSP
3 6 (20.69%) POSIX
3 6 (20.69%) SAX
3 6 (20.69%) SOAP
3 6 (20.69%) Web Services
3 6 (20.69%) WSDL
3 6 (20.69%) XML
3 6 (20.69%) XSD
3 6 (20.69%) XSLT
3 6 (20.69%) X-Windows
Miscellaneous
1 8 (27.59%) Computer Science
2 6 (20.69%) CUDA
2 6 (20.69%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.69%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 27 (93.10%) Linux
2 12 (41.38%) Windows
3 9 (31.03%) Unix
4 6 (20.69%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.45%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (86.21%) Multithreading
2 16 (55.17%) OO
3 14 (48.28%) Open Source
4 12 (41.38%) Analytics
4 12 (41.38%) Software Engineering
5 10 (34.48%) Cross-Platform Development
6 6 (20.69%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (20.69%) AOP
6 6 (20.69%) API Design
6 6 (20.69%) BPMN
6 6 (20.69%) Continuous Integration
6 6 (20.69%) ETL
6 6 (20.69%) Memory Management
6 6 (20.69%) Microservices
6 6 (20.69%) Parallel Programming
6 6 (20.69%) RUP
6 6 (20.69%) UML
6 6 (20.69%) Workflow
7 3 (10.34%) Configuration Management
7 3 (10.34%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 26 (89.66%) C++
2 11 (37.93%) C
3 10 (34.48%) Java
4 9 (31.03%) Go
4 9 (31.03%) Ruby
5 8 (27.59%) SQL
6 7 (24.14%) Python
7 6 (20.69%) C#
7 6 (20.69%) Groovy
7 6 (20.69%) JavaScript
7 6 (20.69%) Scala
7 6 (20.69%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.34%) PHP
9 1 (3.45%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 6 (20.69%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) Cygwin
2 1 (3.45%) Ceph
2 1 (3.45%) KVM
2 1 (3.45%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (10.34%) Ansible
1 3 (10.34%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.34%) Puppet
2 1 (3.45%) Grafana
2 1 (3.45%) Graphite
2 1 (3.45%) Icinga
2 1 (3.45%) Kibana
2 1 (3.45%) logstash
2 1 (3.45%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (34.48%) Cisco
2 6 (20.69%) Altova
2 6 (20.69%) Google
2 6 (20.69%) ILOG
2 6 (20.69%) Oracle
2 6 (20.69%) Splunk
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £35000 - £60000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: Yesterday
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £35000 - £55000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 10 days ago
London
Client Server
Salary: £80000 - £95000 per annum + bonus + benefits
Posted: 16 days ago