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 26 May 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 May 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
GNU Debugger
Rank 910 933 925
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -8
Permanent jobs citing GDB 13 28 46
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.013% 0.026% 0.039%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.073% 0.16% 0.24%
Number of salaries quoted 13 22 33
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
- +11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £36,500 £40,000 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £80,000 £105,000 £56,500
UK excluding London median salary £38,750 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-22.50% +25.00%

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
17738 17731 19105
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 18.05% 16.55% 16.24%
Number of salaries quoted 15316 14814 16075
Median salary £50,000 £46,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
+8.69% +2.22%
90% offered a salary of more than £34,000 £32,500 £30,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £65,000
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 26 May 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 median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the UK over the 3 months to 26 May 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 +11 13 £50,000 - 4
London +25 9 £80,000 -21.95%
City of London +69 6 £50,000 -
West Midlands - 3 £35,000 - 1
Warwick - 3 £35,000 - 1
Warwickshire - 3 £35,000 - 1
South East +19 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Surrey +9 1 £42,500 +6.25% 1
Camberley - 1 £42,500 - 1

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 26 May 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 43 (95.56%) C++
2 34 (75.56%) Linux
3 30 (66.67%) Unix
4 26 (57.78%) Computer Science
5 24 (53.33%) Degree
6 23 (51.11%) Mathematics
6 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
6 23 (51.11%) Windows
7 21 (46.67%) C
8 20 (44.44%) Multithreading
8 20 (44.44%) Subversion
9 19 (42.22%) OpenMP
9 19 (42.22%) Qt
9 19 (42.22%) Mercurial
9 19 (42.22%) CUDA
9 19 (42.22%) Mac OS X
9 19 (42.22%) X-Windows
9 19 (42.22%) Cygwin
9 19 (42.22%) Open Source
10 16 (35.56%) Parallel Programming
11 14 (31.11%) Algorithms
11 14 (31.11%) STL
11 14 (31.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
12 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
13 8 (17.78%) Front Office
13 8 (17.78%) Finance
13 8 (17.78%) Equities
13 8 (17.78%) SQL
13 8 (17.78%) POSIX
13 8 (17.78%) Electronic Trading

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 (8.89%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 8 (17.78%) Multicast
2 4 (8.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (2.22%) Asterisk PBX
3 1 (2.22%) Diameter Protocol
3 1 (2.22%) GSM
3 1 (2.22%) LTE
3 1 (2.22%) PBX
3 1 (2.22%) RANAP
3 1 (2.22%) RTP
3 1 (2.22%) UMTS
3 1 (2.22%) Wireshark
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (13.33%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 23 (51.11%) Git (software)
2 20 (44.44%) Subversion
3 19 (42.22%) Mercurial
4 6 (13.33%) GCC
5 4 (8.89%) Valgrind
6 1 (2.22%) Eclipse
6 1 (2.22%) Trac
General
1 8 (17.78%) Finance
1 8 (17.78%) Front Office
2 5 (11.11%) Electronics
3 1 (2.22%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 34 (75.56%) Developer
2 29 (64.44%) C++ Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Applications Developer
3 15 (33.33%) C++ Applications Developer
3 15 (33.33%) Linux Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Senior C++ Developer
4 9 (20.00%) Senior Developer
5 6 (13.33%) C++ Software Engineer
5 6 (13.33%) Software Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Linux Engineer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior Applications Developer
6 5 (11.11%) Senior C++ Applications Developer
7 4 (8.89%) Software Developer
8 3 (6.67%) Report Developer
9 1 (2.22%) GSM Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Java Developer
9 1 (2.22%) LTE Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) UMTS Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) UMTS Software Engineer
9 1 (2.22%) Vulnerability Researcher
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 19 (42.22%) OpenMP
1 19 (42.22%) Qt
1 19 (42.22%) X-Windows
2 14 (31.11%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 14 (31.11%) STL
3 8 (17.78%) POSIX
3 8 (17.78%) Pthreads
4 4 (8.89%) Matplotlib
4 4 (8.89%) NumPy
4 4 (8.89%) Pandas
4 4 (8.89%) SciPy
Miscellaneous
1 26 (57.78%) Computer Science
2 23 (51.11%) Mathematics
3 19 (42.22%) CUDA
4 14 (31.11%) Algorithms
5 8 (17.78%) Equities
6 4 (8.89%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 34 (75.56%) Linux
2 30 (66.67%) Unix
3 23 (51.11%) Windows
4 19 (42.22%) Mac OS X
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (44.44%) Multithreading
2 19 (42.22%) Open Source
3 16 (35.56%) Parallel Programming
4 9 (20.00%) Software Engineering
5 8 (17.78%) Electronic Trading
6 7 (15.56%) Analytics
7 5 (11.11%) Data Acquisition
8 4 (8.89%) Deep Learning
8 4 (8.89%) Machine Learning
8 4 (8.89%) OO
9 3 (6.67%) OOD
10 2 (4.44%) Fuzz Testing
10 2 (4.44%) Reverse Engineering
11 1 (2.22%) Cross-Platform Development
11 1 (2.22%) Cybersecurity
11 1 (2.22%) Network Architecture
11 1 (2.22%) OSINT
11 1 (2.22%) SDLC
11 1 (2.22%) Source Code Analysis
11 1 (2.22%) Technical Analysis
Programming Languages
1 43 (95.56%) C++
2 21 (46.67%) C
3 8 (17.78%) SQL
4 7 (15.56%) Python
5 4 (8.89%) Java
6 2 (4.44%) MATLAB
7 1 (2.22%) C#
Qualifications
1 24 (53.33%) Degree
2 4 (8.89%) PhD
3 2 (4.44%) DV Cleared
3 2 (4.44%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 19 (42.22%) Cygwin
2 1 (2.22%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (2.22%) Cisco
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