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 29 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
GNU Debugger
Rank 853 814 897
Rank change year-on-year
-39 +83
Permanent jobs citing GDB 50 53 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.044% 0.050% 0.009%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.27% 0.33% 0.064%
Number of salaries quoted 42 43 10
Average salary £37,500 £65,000 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-42.30% +62.50%
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
18227 16224 17055
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.98% 15.16% 14.56%
Number of salaries quoted 15016 13788 14706
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -1.31%

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 29 September 2014 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 24 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 29 September 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 -36 49 £37,500 -42.30% 3
South East +1 27 £37,500 -40.00% 2
Surrey +1 16 £45,000 -28.00%
London -44 10 £50,000 -23.07%
Gloucestershire - 10 £37,500 -
South West - 10 £37,500 - 1
Guildford +12 9 £45,000 -28.00%
City of London -36 8 £46,250 -28.84%
Cheltenham - 3 - -
Oxford - 3 £52,500 - 1
Oxfordshire - 3 £52,500 - 2
Hampshire - 2 £29,000 -
South Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
Yorkshire - 1 £45,000 -
South Wales - 1 - -
Sheffield - 1 £45,000 -
Southampton - 1 £29,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 £48,000 -
Cwmbran - 1 - -
Fareham - 1 £29,000 -
Cambridge - 1 £48,000 -
Wales - 1 - -
Torfaen - 1 - -
East of England - 1 £48,000 -

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 29 September 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.

1 105 (97.22%) C++
2 100 (92.59%) Linux
3 79 (73.15%) GCC
4 54 (50.00%) STL
4 54 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 52 (48.15%) Python
6 50 (46.30%) Multithreading
7 49 (45.37%) Bash Shell
8 46 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
8 46 (42.59%) JavaScript
9 45 (41.67%) C
9 45 (41.67%) Security Cleared
10 37 (34.26%) Software Engineering
11 36 (33.33%) Ruby
11 36 (33.33%) TDD
11 36 (33.33%) SC Cleared
11 36 (33.33%) Scrum
11 36 (33.33%) IPv4
11 36 (33.33%) IPv6
11 36 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
11 36 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
12 34 (31.48%) Degree
13 23 (21.30%) Embedded Systems
14 22 (20.37%) Subversion
15 19 (17.59%) OO
16 18 (16.67%) OOD
16 18 (16.67%) Algorithms
17 16 (14.81%) RANAP
17 16 (14.81%) LTE
17 16 (14.81%) GSM

GDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 29 September 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 2 (1.85%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (4.63%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 36 (33.33%) IPv4
1 36 (33.33%) IPv6
2 16 (14.81%) GSM
2 16 (14.81%) PBX
2 16 (14.81%) UMTS
2 16 (14.81%) RTP
2 16 (14.81%) RANAP
2 16 (14.81%) LTE
2 16 (14.81%) Asterisk PBX
3 10 (9.26%) TCP/IP
4 7 (6.48%) VoIP
4 7 (6.48%) Wireless
5 3 (2.78%) Multicast
6 2 (1.85%) Internet
6 2 (1.85%) SSH
7 1 (0.93%) DSL
7 1 (0.93%) Firewall
7 1 (0.93%) HTTP
7 1 (0.93%) SNMP
7 1 (0.93%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (2.78%) MySQL
2 1 (0.93%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 79 (73.15%) GCC
2 22 (20.37%) Subversion
3 16 (14.81%) Trac
4 9 (8.33%) WinDbg
5 7 (6.48%) Bugzilla
6 5 (4.63%) JIRA
7 2 (1.85%) Git (software)
7 2 (1.85%) Eclipse
7 2 (1.85%) Emacs
7 2 (1.85%) Jenkins
8 1 (0.93%) Valgrind
8 1 (0.93%) Gerrit
8 1 (0.93%) Automake
General
1 16 (14.81%) Telecoms
2 5 (4.63%) Finance
2 5 (4.63%) Military
3 4 (3.70%) Advertising
3 4 (3.70%) Electronics
4 1 (0.93%) Games
4 1 (0.93%) Manufacturing
4 1 (0.93%) Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Investment Banking
4 1 (0.93%) Marketing
Job Titles
1 51 (47.22%) Developer
2 39 (36.11%) C++ Developer
3 21 (19.44%) Software Engineer
4 17 (15.74%) Linux Engineer
5 12 (11.11%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 10 (9.26%) Software Developer
7 9 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
8 7 (6.48%) C++ Software Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 6 (5.56%) Embedded C Engineer
10 5 (4.63%) Graduate
11 4 (3.70%) Graduate Software Developer
11 4 (3.70%) Graduate Developer
12 2 (1.85%) Junior Software Developer
12 2 (1.85%) C++ Team Leader
12 2 (1.85%) Junior
12 2 (1.85%) Team Leader
12 2 (1.85%) Junior Developer
13 1 (0.93%) Senior Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 54 (50.00%) STL
1 54 (50.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 11 (10.19%) HTML
3 3 (2.78%) Pthreads
4 2 (1.85%) POSIX
5 1 (0.93%) CGI
5 1 (0.93%) OpenGL
5 1 (0.93%) OpenMP
5 1 (0.93%) Mason
5 1 (0.93%) CSS
5 1 (0.93%) SOAP
5 1 (0.93%) Flash
5 1 (0.93%) Qt
5 1 (0.93%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 23 (21.30%) Embedded Systems
2 18 (16.67%) Algorithms
3 15 (13.89%) Computer Science
4 9 (8.33%) Kindle
5 6 (5.56%) Mathematics
5 6 (5.56%) Physics
6 3 (2.78%) Statistics
6 3 (2.78%) Open Source
6 3 (2.78%) Analytical Skills
7 2 (1.85%) Data Structures
7 2 (1.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
7 2 (1.85%) Fixed Income
7 2 (1.85%) Equities
8 1 (0.93%) STB
8 1 (0.93%) ASIC
8 1 (0.93%) Management Information System
8 1 (0.93%) Data Integration
8 1 (0.93%) CAN bus
8 1 (0.93%) Internet of Things
8 1 (0.93%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 100 (92.59%) Linux
2 12 (11.11%) Embedded Linux
3 8 (7.41%) UNIX
4 2 (1.85%) Windows
5 1 (0.93%) Debian
Processes & Methodologies
1 50 (46.30%) Multithreading
2 46 (42.59%) Agile Software Development
3 37 (34.26%) Software Engineering
4 36 (33.33%) TDD
4 36 (33.33%) Scrum
4 36 (33.33%) Performance Tuning
4 36 (33.33%) Continuous Integration
5 19 (17.59%) OO
6 18 (16.67%) OOD
7 10 (9.26%) Reverse Engineering
8 9 (8.33%) Cyber Security
9 7 (6.48%) Information Security
9 7 (6.48%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 5 (4.63%) Low Latency
11 3 (2.78%) Test Automation
11 3 (2.78%) Electronic Trading
12 2 (1.85%) Investment Management
12 2 (1.85%) Signal Processing
12 2 (1.85%) Unit Testing
13 1 (0.93%) Kalman Filter
Programming Languages
1 105 (97.22%) C++
2 52 (48.15%) Python
3 49 (45.37%) Bash Shell
4 46 (42.59%) JavaScript
5 45 (41.67%) C
6 36 (33.33%) Ruby
7 16 (14.81%) Perl
8 13 (12.04%) Java
8 13 (12.04%) Shell Script
9 10 (9.26%) Embedded C
10 9 (8.33%) Embedded C++
11 8 (7.41%) SQL
12 2 (1.85%) C#
12 2 (1.85%) AWK
12 2 (1.85%) sed
13 1 (0.93%) MATLAB
13 1 (0.93%) Fortran
Qualifications
1 45 (41.67%) Security Cleared
2 36 (33.33%) SC Cleared
3 34 (31.48%) Degree
4 5 (4.63%) DV Cleared
5 1 (0.93%) CCNA
5 1 (0.93%) Cisco Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 9 (8.33%) ISO 9001
2 6 (5.56%) JTAG
3 1 (0.93%) QA
System Software
1 5 (4.63%) Firmware
1 5 (4.63%) VMware Infrastructure
1 5 (4.63%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (14.81%) Cisco
2 9 (8.33%) Microsoft
3 5 (4.63%) VMware
4 1 (0.93%) Oracle
4 1 (0.93%) Toshiba
Oxfordshire
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 8 days ago
Bristol
Real Staffing
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 20 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £60000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 26 days ago