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 28 July 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
28 Jul 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 905 947 928
Rank change year-on-year
+42 -19
Permanent jobs citing GDB 10 21 65
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.010% 0.019% 0.055%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.056% 0.11% 0.34%
Number of salaries quoted 10 18 55
Median salary £46,250 £50,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% +33.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £37,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £105,000 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £46,250 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+2.77% +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
17864 18811 19195
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.22% 17.12% 16.30%
Number of salaries quoted 15516 15788 16193
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 £33,000 £32,500 £31,000
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £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 28 July 2016 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 7 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 28 July 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 +38 10 £46,250 -7.50% 8
South East +31 7 £50,000 +11.11% 4
Camberley - 7 £50,000 - 2
Surrey - 7 £50,000 - 3
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
Warwick - 3 £35,000 - 1
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 - 1

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 July 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 (100.00%) C++
2 23 (85.19%) Linux
3 19 (70.37%) Multithreading
4 15 (55.56%) Unix
4 15 (55.56%) Computer Science
5 13 (48.15%) Subversion
6 12 (44.44%) STL
6 12 (44.44%) Mathematics
6 12 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
7 11 (40.74%) Windows
7 11 (40.74%) OO
8 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
9 8 (29.63%) Degree
9 8 (29.63%) RANAP
9 8 (29.63%) Parallel Programming
9 8 (29.63%) Asterisk PBX
9 8 (29.63%) Open Source
9 8 (29.63%) CUDA
9 8 (29.63%) Cygwin
9 8 (29.63%) GCC
9 8 (29.63%) Qt
9 8 (29.63%) LTE
9 8 (29.63%) GSM
9 8 (29.63%) PBX
9 8 (29.63%) UMTS
9 8 (29.63%) OpenMP
9 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
9 8 (29.63%) Cisco
9 8 (29.63%) Mac OS X

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:

Applications
1 4 (14.81%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (29.63%) Asterisk PBX
1 8 (29.63%) Diameter Protocol
1 8 (29.63%) GSM
1 8 (29.63%) LTE
1 8 (29.63%) PBX
1 8 (29.63%) RANAP
1 8 (29.63%) RTP
1 8 (29.63%) UMTS
2 5 (18.52%) TCP/IP
2 5 (18.52%) Wireshark
3 4 (14.81%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 4 (14.81%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 13 (48.15%) Subversion
2 9 (33.33%) Git (software)
3 8 (29.63%) GCC
3 8 (29.63%) Trac
4 5 (18.52%) Mercurial
5 4 (14.81%) Valgrind
General
1 8 (29.63%) Telecoms
2 4 (14.81%) Finance
2 4 (14.81%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Developer
2 12 (44.44%) C++ Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Applications Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C++ Applications Developer
3 8 (29.63%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Linux Developer
3 8 (29.63%) Software Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Telecoms Engineer
4 5 (18.52%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Software Developer
6 3 (11.11%) GSM Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) LTE Engineer
6 3 (11.11%) Report Developer
7 2 (7.41%) UMTS Engineer
7 2 (7.41%) UMTS Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Applications Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior C++ Applications Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior C++ Developer
8 1 (3.70%) Senior Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (44.44%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 12 (44.44%) STL
2 8 (29.63%) OpenMP
2 8 (29.63%) Qt
2 8 (29.63%) X-Windows
3 4 (14.81%) Matplotlib
3 4 (14.81%) NumPy
3 4 (14.81%) Pandas
3 4 (14.81%) POSIX
3 4 (14.81%) Pthreads
3 4 (14.81%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 15 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 12 (44.44%) Mathematics
3 8 (29.63%) Algorithms
3 8 (29.63%) CUDA
4 4 (14.81%) Equities
4 4 (14.81%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 23 (85.19%) Linux
2 15 (55.56%) Unix
3 11 (40.74%) Windows
4 8 (29.63%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) Multithreading
2 11 (40.74%) OO
2 11 (40.74%) Software Engineering
3 8 (29.63%) Cross-Platform Development
3 8 (29.63%) Open Source
3 8 (29.63%) Parallel Programming
4 7 (25.93%) Analytics
5 4 (14.81%) Deep Learning
5 4 (14.81%) Electronic Trading
5 4 (14.81%) Machine Learning
6 3 (11.11%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 27 (100.00%) C++
2 5 (18.52%) C
3 4 (14.81%) Python
3 4 (14.81%) SQL
4 3 (11.11%) Java
Qualifications
1 8 (29.63%) Degree
2 4 (14.81%) PhD
System Software
1 8 (29.63%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 8 (29.63%) Cisco
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Salary: 25,000 - 45,000
Posted: 6 days ago
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Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 15 days ago
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Posted: 27 days ago
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