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 23 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
23 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 853 820 872
Rank change year-on-year
-33 +52
Permanent jobs citing GDB 43 51 14
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.038% 0.048% 0.012%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.24% 0.31% 0.086%
Number of salaries quoted 35 43 12
Average salary £42,500 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-34.61% +62.50%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £46,000 £38,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,500 £65,000 £48,400
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £62,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-40.00% +56.25%

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
17882 16292 16352
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.67% 15.21% 14.47%
Number of salaries quoted 14847 13858 14160
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -1.28%

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 23 October 2014 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 18 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 23 October 2014. 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 -25 40 £37,500 -42.30% 2
South East +9 26 £41,250 -34.00% 2
Surrey -4 13 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Guildford +3 9 £45,000 -28.00% 1
Gloucestershire - 8 £37,500 -
South West - 8 £37,500 -
City of London -16 5 £50,000 -23.07%
London -53 5 £50,000 -23.07%
Oxfordshire - 4 £52,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 4 - -
Cwmbran - 3 £42,500 -
South Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Wales - 3 £42,500 -
Torfaen - 3 £42,500 -
Oxford - 2 £52,500 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £48,000 -
East of England - 1 £48,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £48,000 -

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

1 100 (95.24%) C++
2 96 (91.43%) Linux
3 77 (73.33%) GCC
4 57 (54.29%) Python
5 55 (52.38%) STL
5 55 (52.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
6 54 (51.43%) Multithreading
7 50 (47.62%) Bash Shell
8 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
8 49 (46.67%) JavaScript
9 48 (45.71%) Security Cleared
10 42 (40.00%) C
11 39 (37.14%) Scrum
11 39 (37.14%) IPv4
11 39 (37.14%) IPv6
11 39 (37.14%) SC Cleared
11 39 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
11 39 (37.14%) TDD
11 39 (37.14%) Ruby
11 39 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
12 37 (35.24%) Software Engineering
13 29 (27.62%) Degree
14 23 (21.90%) Subversion
15 20 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
16 17 (16.19%) OO
17 16 (15.24%) Perl
17 16 (15.24%) OOD
17 16 (15.24%) Algorithms
18 15 (14.29%) Java
18 15 (14.29%) Computer Science

GDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 23 October 2014, 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.

Application Platforms
1 4 (3.81%) Apache
Applications
1 6 (5.71%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (1.90%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 39 (37.14%) IPv4
1 39 (37.14%) IPv6
2 14 (13.33%) RANAP
2 14 (13.33%) LTE
2 14 (13.33%) Asterisk PBX
2 14 (13.33%) GSM
2 14 (13.33%) PBX
2 14 (13.33%) UMTS
2 14 (13.33%) RTP
3 10 (9.52%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.67%) Wireless
5 4 (3.81%) VoIP
5 4 (3.81%) Internet
6 3 (2.86%) HTTP
6 3 (2.86%) SSL
6 3 (2.86%) Multicast
7 2 (1.90%) SSH
8 1 (0.95%) DSL
8 1 (0.95%) Firewall
8 1 (0.95%) SNMP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 5 (4.76%) MySQL
2 3 (2.86%) Relational Database
3 2 (1.90%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 77 (73.33%) GCC
2 23 (21.90%) Subversion
3 14 (13.33%) Trac
4 9 (8.57%) WinDbg
5 6 (5.71%) JIRA
5 6 (5.71%) Bugzilla
6 3 (2.86%) Automake
7 2 (1.90%) Emacs
7 2 (1.90%) Eclipse
General
1 14 (13.33%) Telecoms
2 6 (5.71%) Military
3 5 (4.76%) Finance
3 5 (4.76%) Advertising
4 3 (2.86%) Electronics
4 3 (2.86%) Marketing
5 1 (0.95%) Banking
5 1 (0.95%) Investment Banking
Job Titles
1 49 (46.67%) Developer
2 41 (39.05%) C++ Developer
3 21 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 15 (14.29%) Linux Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) Senior Linux Engineer
5 10 (9.52%) Senior Software Engineer
6 8 (7.62%) Software Developer
7 5 (4.76%) Graduate
7 5 (4.76%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Embedded C++ Engineer
7 5 (4.76%) Embedded C Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) C++ Software Engineer
8 4 (3.81%) Graduate Software Developer
8 4 (3.81%) Graduate Developer
9 3 (2.86%) Implementation Engineer
10 2 (1.90%) C++ Team Leader
10 2 (1.90%) Junior Software Developer
10 2 (1.90%) Team Leader
10 2 (1.90%) Junior Developer
10 2 (1.90%) Junior
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 55 (52.38%) STL
1 55 (52.38%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (10.48%) HTML
3 5 (4.76%) Pthreads
4 4 (3.81%) POSIX
5 1 (0.95%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.95%) CGI
5 1 (0.95%) CSS
5 1 (0.95%) SOAP
5 1 (0.95%) OpenMP
5 1 (0.95%) Qt
5 1 (0.95%) Mason
5 1 (0.95%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 20 (19.05%) Embedded Systems
2 16 (15.24%) Algorithms
3 15 (14.29%) Computer Science
4 7 (6.67%) Kindle
5 6 (5.71%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.71%) Physics
6 3 (2.86%) Statistics
6 3 (2.86%) Open Source
6 3 (2.86%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.90%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.90%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.90%) Equities
7 2 (1.90%) Fixed Income
8 1 (0.95%) ASIC
8 1 (0.95%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.95%) STB
8 1 (0.95%) Hedge funds
8 1 (0.95%) CUDA
8 1 (0.95%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.95%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 96 (91.43%) Linux
2 10 (9.52%) UNIX
2 10 (9.52%) Embedded Linux
3 2 (1.90%) Windows
4 1 (0.95%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 54 (51.43%) Multithreading
2 49 (46.67%) Agile Software Development
3 39 (37.14%) Scrum
3 39 (37.14%) Continuous Integration
3 39 (37.14%) TDD
3 39 (37.14%) Performance Tuning
4 37 (35.24%) Software Engineering
5 17 (16.19%) OO
6 16 (15.24%) OOD
7 10 (9.52%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (8.57%) Cyber Security
9 8 (7.62%) Information Security
10 7 (6.67%) Vulnerability Assessment
11 5 (4.76%) Test Automation
11 5 (4.76%) Low Latency
12 3 (2.86%) E-Commerce
12 3 (2.86%) Web Development
12 3 (2.86%) Electronic Trading
12 3 (2.86%) Mobile Marketing
12 3 (2.86%) Web Application Development
Programming Languages
1 100 (95.24%) C++
2 57 (54.29%) Python
3 50 (47.62%) Bash Shell
4 49 (46.67%) JavaScript
5 42 (40.00%) C
6 39 (37.14%) Ruby
7 16 (15.24%) Perl
8 15 (14.29%) Java
9 12 (11.43%) Shell Script
10 10 (9.52%) Embedded C
10 10 (9.52%) Embedded C++
11 7 (6.67%) SQL
12 2 (1.90%) sed
12 2 (1.90%) C#
12 2 (1.90%) AWK
13 1 (0.95%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.95%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 48 (45.71%) Security Cleared
2 39 (37.14%) SC Cleared
3 29 (27.62%) Degree
4 6 (5.71%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.95%) CCNA
5 1 (0.95%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (6.67%) ISO 9001
1 7 (6.67%) JTAG
2 1 (0.95%) QA
System Software
1 6 (5.71%) Hyper-V
1 6 (5.71%) VMware Infrastructure
1 6 (5.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 14 (13.33%) Cisco
2 9 (8.57%) Microsoft
3 6 (5.71%) VMware
4 1 (0.95%) Oracle
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