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 25 February 2017 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Feb 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GNU Debugger
UK
Rank 824 906 942
Rank change year-on-year
+82 +36
Permanent jobs citing GDB 17 33 24
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.020% 0.032% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.11% 0.18% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 7 30 17
Median salary £50,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+17.64% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £46,500 £35,000 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £71,000 £75,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+21.87% +6.66%

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
15891 18334 17343
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 19.16% 17.96% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13439 15704 14699
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 £33,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £67,500
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 25 February 2017 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 5 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 25 February 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 +84 17 £50,000 +17.64% 5
London +82 11 £87,500 +16.66% 1
South East +63 6 £48,750 +8.33% 3
Camberley - 6 £48,750 - 2
Surrey - 6 £48,750 - 2

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 February 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 30 (90.91%) Linux
2 29 (87.88%) C++
3 27 (81.82%) Multithreading
4 23 (69.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 23 (69.70%) STL
5 21 (63.64%) OO
5 21 (63.64%) Subversion
6 18 (54.55%) Open Source
6 18 (54.55%) C
7 17 (51.52%) Java
8 16 (48.48%) Windows
8 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
8 16 (48.48%) Ruby
8 16 (48.48%) Mathematics
8 16 (48.48%) Analytics
8 16 (48.48%) Go
9 15 (45.45%) Banking
9 15 (45.45%) Finance
9 15 (45.45%) SQL
10 14 (42.42%) MySQL
10 14 (42.42%) Tomcat
10 14 (42.42%) Python
10 14 (42.42%) nginx
10 14 (42.42%) LEMP Stack
11 13 (39.39%) API Design
11 13 (39.39%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
11 13 (39.39%) Enterprise Software
11 13 (39.39%) Hudson
11 13 (39.39%) Node.js

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 14 (42.42%) nginx
1 14 (42.42%) Tomcat
2 13 (39.39%) JBoss
2 13 (39.39%) Jetty
2 13 (39.39%) WebLogic
2 13 (39.39%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.03%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.03%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (9.09%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.03%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (39.39%) HTTP
1 13 (39.39%) HTTPS
1 13 (39.39%) SNMP
1 13 (39.39%) TCP/IP
2 8 (24.24%) Asterisk PBX
2 8 (24.24%) Diameter Protocol
2 8 (24.24%) GSM
2 8 (24.24%) LTE
2 8 (24.24%) PBX
2 8 (24.24%) RANAP
2 8 (24.24%) RTP
2 8 (24.24%) UMTS
2 8 (24.24%) Wireshark
3 3 (9.09%) tcpdump
4 2 (6.06%) MGW
4 2 (6.06%) SGSN
5 1 (3.03%) DNS
5 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (42.42%) MySQL
2 13 (39.39%) InterSystems Cache
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle Database
2 13 (39.39%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (39.39%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (39.39%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.03%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.03%) Redis
Development Applications
1 21 (63.64%) Subversion
2 13 (39.39%) Ant
2 13 (39.39%) CppUnit
2 13 (39.39%) Eclipse
2 13 (39.39%) Hudson
2 13 (39.39%) Jenkins
2 13 (39.39%) JUnit
2 13 (39.39%) Maven
2 13 (39.39%) Sonatype Nexus
2 13 (39.39%) Valgrind
2 13 (39.39%) XMLSpy
3 10 (30.30%) GCC
4 8 (24.24%) Trac
5 3 (9.09%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.03%) GitLab
General
1 15 (45.45%) Banking
1 15 (45.45%) Finance
2 8 (24.24%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 15 (45.45%) C++ Software Engineer
1 15 (45.45%) Software Engineer
2 13 (39.39%) C++ Developer
2 13 (39.39%) Developer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (24.24%) Senior Software Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Core Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Linux Developer
4 4 (12.12%) Network Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Telecoms Engineer
4 4 (12.12%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 3 (9.09%) Applications Developer
5 3 (9.09%) C++ Applications Developer
5 3 (9.09%) DevOps Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) C++ Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Real Time Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior C++ Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Systems Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 23 (69.70%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 23 (69.70%) STL
2 14 (42.42%) LEMP Stack
3 13 (39.39%) CSS
3 13 (39.39%) DOM
3 13 (39.39%) HTML
3 13 (39.39%) J2EE
3 13 (39.39%) JAXB
3 13 (39.39%) JMS
3 13 (39.39%) JSP
3 13 (39.39%) Node.js
3 13 (39.39%) POSIX
3 13 (39.39%) REST
3 13 (39.39%) RESTful
3 13 (39.39%) SOAP
3 13 (39.39%) Web Services
3 13 (39.39%) WSDL
3 13 (39.39%) XML
3 13 (39.39%) XSD
3 13 (39.39%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (39.39%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (15.15%) Computer Science
3 3 (9.09%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 30 (90.91%) Linux
2 16 (48.48%) Windows
3 6 (18.18%) Unix
4 3 (9.09%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.03%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.03%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 27 (81.82%) Multithreading
2 21 (63.64%) OO
3 18 (54.55%) Open Source
4 16 (48.48%) Analytics
4 16 (48.48%) Mathematics
4 16 (48.48%) Software Engineering
5 13 (39.39%) Agile Software Development
5 13 (39.39%) AOP
5 13 (39.39%) API Design
5 13 (39.39%) BPMN
5 13 (39.39%) Continuous Integration
5 13 (39.39%) ETL
5 13 (39.39%) Memory Management
5 13 (39.39%) Microservices
5 13 (39.39%) RUP
5 13 (39.39%) UML
5 13 (39.39%) Workflow
6 8 (24.24%) Cross-Platform Development
7 3 (9.09%) Configuration Management
7 3 (9.09%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 29 (87.88%) C++
2 18 (54.55%) C
3 17 (51.52%) Java
4 16 (48.48%) Go
4 16 (48.48%) Ruby
5 15 (45.45%) SQL
6 14 (42.42%) Python
7 13 (39.39%) C#
7 13 (39.39%) Groovy
7 13 (39.39%) JavaScript
7 13 (39.39%) Scala
7 13 (39.39%) Shell Script
8 3 (9.09%) PHP
9 1 (3.03%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 4 (12.12%) Degree
2 2 (6.06%) Security Cleared
3 1 (3.03%) DV Cleared
System Software
1 3 (9.09%) Cygwin
2 1 (3.03%) Ceph
2 1 (3.03%) KVM
2 1 (3.03%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (9.09%) Ansible
1 3 (9.09%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.09%) Puppet
2 1 (3.03%) Grafana
2 1 (3.03%) Graphite
2 1 (3.03%) Icinga
2 1 (3.03%) Kibana
2 1 (3.03%) logstash
2 1 (3.03%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (39.39%) Altova
1 13 (39.39%) Google
1 13 (39.39%) ILOG
1 13 (39.39%) Oracle
1 13 (39.39%) Splunk
2 8 (24.24%) Cisco
3 1 (3.03%) Perforce
3 1 (3.03%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.03%) Solace
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 3 days ago
London
Winston Fox
Salary: Bonus
Posted: 2 days ago
Gloucester
BAE SYSTEMS
Salary: Competitive + Benefits
Posted: 13 days ago