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 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 931 949 963
Rank change year-on-year
+18 +14
Permanent jobs citing GDB 17 22 36
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.016% 0.020% 0.030%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.091% 0.12% 0.19%
Number of salaries quoted 17 15 25
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £50,000
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £50,000 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £35,000 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-30.00% -

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
18714 18088 19318
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.11% 16.35% 16.12%
Number of salaries quoted 16078 15157 15997
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

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 30 April 2016 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 9 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 30 April 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
(Use links below to see detailed
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 +1 17 £50,000 - 1
London +17 11 £80,000 +72.97%
City of London +48 7 £50,000 +8.10%
Warwick - 5 £35,000 -
Warwickshire - 5 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 5 £35,000 -
South East +19 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Surrey +8 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Camberley - 1 £42,500 - 1

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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 49 (94.23%) C++
2 38 (73.08%) Linux
3 32 (61.54%) Unix
4 29 (55.77%) Degree
5 26 (50.00%) Computer Science
6 24 (46.15%) Windows
7 23 (44.23%) Mathematics
7 23 (44.23%) Multithreading
7 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
8 22 (42.31%) C
9 20 (38.46%) Subversion
9 20 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
10 19 (36.54%) Qt
10 19 (36.54%) Mercurial
10 19 (36.54%) Open Source
10 19 (36.54%) CUDA
10 19 (36.54%) Cygwin
10 19 (36.54%) OpenMP
10 19 (36.54%) X-Windows
10 19 (36.54%) Mac OS X
11 18 (34.62%) STL
12 16 (30.77%) Algorithms
12 16 (30.77%) Parallel Programming
13 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
14 11 (21.15%) SQL
14 11 (21.15%) Pthreads
15 10 (19.23%) Electronic Trading
16 9 (17.31%) GCC
16 9 (17.31%) Multicast
16 9 (17.31%) POSIX

GDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, 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.

Applications
1 5 (9.62%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 9 (17.31%) Multicast
2 4 (7.69%) TCP/IP
3 1 (1.92%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (1.92%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (1.92%) Fibre Channel
3 1 (1.92%) GSM
3 1 (1.92%) iSCSI
3 1 (1.92%) LAN
3 1 (1.92%) LTE
3 1 (1.92%) PBX
3 1 (1.92%) RANAP
3 1 (1.92%) RTP
3 1 (1.92%) SAN
3 1 (1.92%) UMTS
3 1 (1.92%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (11.54%) SQL Server
2 1 (1.92%) KDB
Development Applications
1 23 (44.23%) Git (software)
2 20 (38.46%) Subversion
3 19 (36.54%) Mercurial
4 9 (17.31%) GCC
5 4 (7.69%) Valgrind
6 1 (1.92%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.92%) Trac
General
1 9 (17.31%) Front Office
2 8 (15.38%) Electronics
2 8 (15.38%) Finance
3 2 (3.85%) Banking
3 2 (3.85%) Investment Banking
4 1 (1.92%) French Language
4 1 (1.92%) German Language
4 1 (1.92%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 37 (71.15%) Developer
2 31 (59.62%) C++ Developer
3 15 (28.85%) Applications Developer
3 15 (28.85%) C++ Applications Developer
3 15 (28.85%) Linux Developer
4 9 (17.31%) C++ Software Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Linux Engineer
4 9 (17.31%) Senior C++ Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Senior Developer
4 9 (17.31%) Software Engineer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior Applications Developer
5 5 (9.62%) Senior C++ Applications Developer
6 4 (7.69%) Software Developer
7 3 (5.77%) Report Developer
8 1 (1.92%) GSM Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Linux Support
8 1 (1.92%) Linux Support Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Unix Support
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Engineer
8 1 (1.92%) Windows Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (38.46%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 19 (36.54%) OpenMP
2 19 (36.54%) Qt
2 19 (36.54%) X-Windows
3 18 (34.62%) STL
4 11 (21.15%) Pthreads
5 9 (17.31%) POSIX
6 4 (7.69%) Matplotlib
6 4 (7.69%) NumPy
6 4 (7.69%) Pandas
6 4 (7.69%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 26 (50.00%) Computer Science
2 23 (44.23%) Mathematics
3 19 (36.54%) CUDA
4 16 (30.77%) Algorithms
5 9 (17.31%) Equities
6 4 (7.69%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 38 (73.08%) Linux
2 32 (61.54%) Unix
3 24 (46.15%) Windows
4 19 (36.54%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 23 (44.23%) Multithreading
2 19 (36.54%) Open Source
3 16 (30.77%) Parallel Programming
4 12 (23.08%) Software Engineering
5 10 (19.23%) Electronic Trading
6 8 (15.38%) Data Acquisition
7 7 (13.46%) Analytics
8 4 (7.69%) Deep Learning
8 4 (7.69%) Machine Learning
8 4 (7.69%) OO
9 3 (5.77%) OOD
10 2 (3.85%) Fuzz Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Regression Testing
10 2 (3.85%) Reverse Engineering
11 1 (1.92%) Cross-Platform Development
11 1 (1.92%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (1.92%) Low Latency
11 1 (1.92%) Network Architecture
11 1 (1.92%) OSINT
11 1 (1.92%) SDLC
Programming Languages
1 49 (94.23%) C++
2 22 (42.31%) C
3 11 (21.15%) SQL
4 7 (13.46%) Python
5 4 (7.69%) Java
6 2 (3.85%) MATLAB
7 1 (1.92%) AWK
7 1 (1.92%) C#
7 1 (1.92%) sed
7 1 (1.92%) Shell Script
Qualifications
1 29 (55.77%) Degree
2 4 (7.69%) PhD
3 2 (3.85%) DV Cleared
3 2 (3.85%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (36.54%) Cygwin
2 1 (1.92%) Firmware
2 1 (1.92%) NFS
2 1 (1.92%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (1.92%) NetBackup
1 1 (1.92%) Tivoli Storage Manager
Vendors
1 1 (1.92%) Cisco
1 1 (1.92%) CommVault
1 1 (1.92%) IBM
1 1 (1.92%) Microsoft
1 1 (1.92%) VMware
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Spectrum IT
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Posted: 24 days ago