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 17 January 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
17 Jan 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GNU Debugger
UK
Rank 841 885 920
Rank change year-on-year
+44 +35
Permanent jobs citing GDB 17 35 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.036% 0.032%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.20% 0.20%
Number of salaries quoted 7 32 29
Median salary £47,500 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £41,000 £40,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £75,500 £77,250 £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
16135 17324 16590
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.19% 17.61% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 13758 14801 14040
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 £34,000 £32,500 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London median salary £43,000 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+1.17% +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 17 January 2017 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 8 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 17 January 2017. 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 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 +31 17 £47,500 +5.55% 3
London +69 12 £77,500 +3.33% 1
South East +61 4 £46,250 +2.77% 2
Camberley - 4 £46,250 - 2
Surrey - 4 £46,250 - 2
Warwick +22 1 £35,000 -12.50%
Warwickshire +13 1 £35,000 -12.50%
West Midlands -4 1 £35,000 -12.50%

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 17 January 2017, 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 28 (93.33%) Linux
2 27 (90.00%) C++
3 25 (83.33%) Multithreading
4 20 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 20 (66.67%) STL
5 18 (60.00%) OO
5 18 (60.00%) Subversion
6 16 (53.33%) Open Source
7 15 (50.00%) C
8 14 (46.67%) Java
8 14 (46.67%) Windows
8 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
8 14 (46.67%) Analytics
9 13 (43.33%) Go
9 13 (43.33%) Ruby
10 12 (40.00%) Finance
10 12 (40.00%) SQL
10 12 (40.00%) Banking
11 11 (36.67%) nginx
11 11 (36.67%) MySQL
11 11 (36.67%) Tomcat
11 11 (36.67%) Python
11 11 (36.67%) LEMP Stack
12 10 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
12 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
12 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
12 10 (33.33%) REST
12 10 (33.33%) Splunk
12 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
12 10 (33.33%) Relational Database

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 11 (36.67%) nginx
1 11 (36.67%) Tomcat
2 10 (33.33%) JBoss
2 10 (33.33%) Jetty
2 10 (33.33%) WebLogic
2 10 (33.33%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.33%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.33%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (10.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.33%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 10 (33.33%) HTTP
1 10 (33.33%) HTTPS
1 10 (33.33%) SNMP
1 10 (33.33%) TCP/IP
2 8 (26.67%) Asterisk PBX
2 8 (26.67%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (26.67%) GSM
2 8 (26.67%) LTE
2 8 (26.67%) PBX
2 8 (26.67%) RANAP
2 8 (26.67%) RTP
2 8 (26.67%) UMTS
2 8 (26.67%) Wireshark
3 3 (10.00%) tcpdump
4 1 (3.33%) DNS
4 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 11 (36.67%) MySQL
2 10 (33.33%) InterSystems Cache
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database
2 10 (33.33%) Oracle Database 11g
2 10 (33.33%) PostgreSQL
2 10 (33.33%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.33%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.33%) Redis
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) Subversion
2 10 (33.33%) Ant
2 10 (33.33%) CppUnit
2 10 (33.33%) Eclipse
2 10 (33.33%) GCC
2 10 (33.33%) Hudson
2 10 (33.33%) Jenkins
2 10 (33.33%) JUnit
2 10 (33.33%) Maven
2 10 (33.33%) Sonatype Nexus
2 10 (33.33%) Valgrind
2 10 (33.33%) XMLSpy
3 8 (26.67%) Trac
4 3 (10.00%) Git (software)
5 1 (3.33%) GitLab
General
1 12 (40.00%) Banking
1 12 (40.00%) Finance
2 8 (26.67%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 13 (43.33%) C++ Developer
1 13 (43.33%) C++ Software Engineer
1 13 (43.33%) Developer
1 13 (43.33%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Linux Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Senior Software Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Telecoms Software Engineer
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Developer
3 4 (13.33%) C++ Applications Developer
4 3 (10.00%) DevOps Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Core Network Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Network Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (3.33%) Real Time Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Senior Systems Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 20 (66.67%) STL
2 11 (36.67%) LEMP Stack
3 10 (33.33%) CSS
3 10 (33.33%) DOM
3 10 (33.33%) HTML
3 10 (33.33%) J2EE
3 10 (33.33%) JAXB
3 10 (33.33%) JMS
3 10 (33.33%) JSP
3 10 (33.33%) Node.js
3 10 (33.33%) POSIX
3 10 (33.33%) REST
3 10 (33.33%) SAX
3 10 (33.33%) SOAP
3 10 (33.33%) Web Services
3 10 (33.33%) WSDL
3 10 (33.33%) XML
3 10 (33.33%) XSD
3 10 (33.33%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 10 (33.33%) Enterprise Software
2 6 (20.00%) Computer Science
3 4 (13.33%) CUDA
3 4 (13.33%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 28 (93.33%) Linux
2 14 (46.67%) Windows
3 7 (23.33%) Unix
4 4 (13.33%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.33%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.33%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 25 (83.33%) Multithreading
2 18 (60.00%) OO
3 16 (53.33%) Open Source
4 14 (46.67%) Analytics
4 14 (46.67%) Software Engineering
5 10 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 10 (33.33%) AOP
5 10 (33.33%) API Design
5 10 (33.33%) BPMN
5 10 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 10 (33.33%) ETL
5 10 (33.33%) Memory Management
5 10 (33.33%) Microservices
5 10 (33.33%) RUP
5 10 (33.33%) UML
5 10 (33.33%) Workflow
6 8 (26.67%) Cross-Platform Development
7 4 (13.33%) Parallel Programming
8 3 (10.00%) Configuration Management
8 3 (10.00%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 27 (90.00%) C++
2 15 (50.00%) C
3 14 (46.67%) Java
4 13 (43.33%) Go
4 13 (43.33%) Ruby
5 12 (40.00%) SQL
6 11 (36.67%) Python
7 10 (33.33%) C#
7 10 (33.33%) Groovy
7 10 (33.33%) JavaScript
7 10 (33.33%) Scala
7 10 (33.33%) Shell Script
8 3 (10.00%) PHP
9 1 (3.33%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 5 (16.67%) Degree
2 1 (3.33%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 4 (13.33%) Cygwin
2 1 (3.33%) Ceph
2 1 (3.33%) KVM
2 1 (3.33%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (10.00%) Ansible
1 3 (10.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (10.00%) Puppet
2 1 (3.33%) Grafana
2 1 (3.33%) Graphite
2 1 (3.33%) Icinga
2 1 (3.33%) Kibana
2 1 (3.33%) logstash
2 1 (3.33%) Nagios
Vendors
1 10 (33.33%) Altova
1 10 (33.33%) Google
1 10 (33.33%) ILOG
1 10 (33.33%) Oracle
1 10 (33.33%) Splunk
2 8 (26.67%) Cisco
3 1 (3.33%) Perforce
3 1 (3.33%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.33%) Solace
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £40000 - £60000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: Yesterday
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Client Server
Salary: £80k to £95k + bonus + benefits
Posted: 6 days ago