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 29 September 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
29 Sep 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 896 958 933
Rank change year-on-year
+62 -25
Permanent jobs citing GDB 11 9 51
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.012% 0.008% 0.045%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.062% 0.046% 0.28%
Number of salaries quoted 11 5 43
Median salary £50,000 £45,000 £37,500
Median salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +20.00%
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £45,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
-5.55% +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
17816 19359 18448
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.75% 17.71% 16.14%
Number of salaries quoted 15417 16525 15232
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 £32,500 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
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 29 September 2016 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 12 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 29 September 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 +69 11 £50,000 +11.11% 6
South East +54 5 £50,000 +11.11% 1
Camberley - 5 £50,000 - 1
Surrey - 5 £50,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 -
Warwick - 3 £35,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 - 1
City of London +51 2 £100,000 +42.85% 1
London +42 2 £100,000 +33.33% 1
Newcastle upon Tyne - 1 £65,000 - 1
Tyne and Wear - 1 £65,000 - 1
North East - 1 £65,000 - 1

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 20 (100.00%) C++
2 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 19 (95.00%) Multithreading
3 12 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 12 (60.00%) STL
4 11 (55.00%) Subversion
5 10 (50.00%) Unix
5 10 (50.00%) GCC
6 9 (45.00%) Diameter Protocol
6 9 (45.00%) Asterisk PBX
6 9 (45.00%) Open Source
6 9 (45.00%) Trac
6 9 (45.00%) LTE
6 9 (45.00%) RANAP
6 9 (45.00%) OO
6 9 (45.00%) GSM
6 9 (45.00%) PBX
6 9 (45.00%) UMTS
6 9 (45.00%) Cisco
6 9 (45.00%) RTP
6 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
6 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
6 9 (45.00%) Cross-Platform Development
7 7 (35.00%) OpenMP
7 7 (35.00%) X-Windows
7 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
7 7 (35.00%) Windows
7 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
7 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
7 7 (35.00%) Degree

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:

Communications & Networking
1 9 (45.00%) Asterisk PBX
1 9 (45.00%) Diameter Protocol
1 9 (45.00%) GSM
1 9 (45.00%) LTE
1 9 (45.00%) PBX
1 9 (45.00%) RANAP
1 9 (45.00%) RTP
1 9 (45.00%) UMTS
2 6 (30.00%) Wireshark
3 1 (5.00%) Multicast
3 1 (5.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (55.00%) Subversion
2 10 (50.00%) GCC
3 9 (45.00%) Trac
4 2 (10.00%) Git (software)
4 2 (10.00%) Mercurial
General
1 9 (45.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (5.00%) Finance
3 1 (5.00%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 10 (50.00%) C++ Developer
1 10 (50.00%) Developer
2 9 (45.00%) C++ Software Engineer
2 9 (45.00%) Software Engineer
3 7 (35.00%) Applications Developer
3 7 (35.00%) C++ Applications Developer
3 7 (35.00%) Linux Developer
4 6 (30.00%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (30.00%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) GSM Engineer
5 3 (15.00%) LTE Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) UMTS Engineer
6 2 (10.00%) UMTS Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) C++ Team Leader
7 1 (5.00%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (5.00%) Market Data Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Real Time Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Report Developer
7 1 (5.00%) Senior C++ Applications Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (60.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 12 (60.00%) STL
2 7 (35.00%) OpenMP
2 7 (35.00%) Qt
2 7 (35.00%) X-Windows
3 1 (5.00%) POSIX
3 1 (5.00%) Pthreads
Miscellaneous
1 7 (35.00%) Computer Science
1 7 (35.00%) CUDA
1 7 (35.00%) Mathematics
2 1 (5.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (5.00%) Equities
Operating Systems
1 19 (95.00%) Linux
2 10 (50.00%) Unix
3 7 (35.00%) Mac OS X
3 7 (35.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (95.00%) Multithreading
2 9 (45.00%) Cross-Platform Development
2 9 (45.00%) OO
2 9 (45.00%) Open Source
2 9 (45.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (35.00%) Parallel Programming
4 6 (30.00%) Analytics
5 2 (10.00%) Low Latency
5 2 (10.00%) SDLC
5 2 (10.00%) Ultra-Low Latency
6 1 (5.00%) Electronic Trading
Programming Languages
1 20 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (15.00%) C
3 2 (10.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 7 (35.00%) Degree
2 1 (5.00%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 7 (35.00%) Cygwin
Vendors
1 9 (45.00%) Cisco
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