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 28 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
28 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 836 842 871
Rank change year-on-year
+6 +29
Permanent jobs citing GDB 30 33 15
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.029% 0.032% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.18% 0.20% 0.089%
Number of salaries quoted 26 20 15
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £52,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% -4.76%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £50,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-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
16790 16583 16887
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.12% 15.90% 15.29%
Number of salaries quoted 14232 13622 14732
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £39,500
% change year-on-year
- +1.26%

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 28 January 2015 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 15 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 28 January 2015. 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
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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 +13 30 £51,250 +2.50% 7
South East -16 18 £50,000 -9.09% 4
Guildford -14 8 £57,500 +4.54% 1
Surrey -15 8 £57,500 +4.54% 1
London -14 6 £55,000 -8.33%
Sheffield - 5 £35,000 -
Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
South Yorkshire - 5 £35,000 -
Hampshire - 2 £35,000 - 1
Oxfordshire - 2 £51,250 - 2
Cambridge - 1 - - 3
Fareham - 1 - - 1
Southampton - 1 £35,000 -
Cambridgeshire - 1 - - 3
East of England - 1 - - 3

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 64 (87.67%) C++
2 54 (73.97%) Linux
3 49 (67.12%) GCC
4 41 (56.16%) Multithreading
5 40 (54.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
5 40 (54.79%) STL
6 35 (47.95%) Software Engineering
7 31 (42.47%) Python
8 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
9 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
9 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
10 26 (35.62%) Ruby
10 26 (35.62%) C
11 25 (34.25%) Subversion
11 25 (34.25%) Scrum
11 25 (34.25%) Bash Shell
12 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
12 24 (32.88%) TDD
13 22 (30.14%) IPv4
13 22 (30.14%) IPv6
13 22 (30.14%) SC Cleared
13 22 (30.14%) Performance Tuning
14 21 (28.77%) GSM
15 19 (26.03%) Degree
16 16 (21.92%) RTP
16 16 (21.92%) Telecoms
16 16 (21.92%) PBX
16 16 (21.92%) UMTS
16 16 (21.92%) Cisco
16 16 (21.92%) OOD

GDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 28 January 2015, 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 3 (4.11%) Apache
Applications
1 5 (6.85%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (2.74%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 22 (30.14%) IPv4
1 22 (30.14%) IPv6
2 21 (28.77%) GSM
3 16 (21.92%) PBX
3 16 (21.92%) UMTS
3 16 (21.92%) RTP
3 16 (21.92%) RANAP
3 16 (21.92%) LTE
3 16 (21.92%) Asterisk PBX
4 10 (13.70%) Wireless
4 10 (13.70%) TCP/IP
5 5 (6.85%) GPRS
5 5 (6.85%) Ethernet
6 3 (4.11%) HTTP
6 3 (4.11%) Internet
6 3 (4.11%) SSL
7 1 (1.37%) DSL
7 1 (1.37%) Kerberos
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (4.11%) MySQL
1 3 (4.11%) Relational Database
2 2 (2.74%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 49 (67.12%) GCC
2 25 (34.25%) Subversion
3 16 (21.92%) Trac
4 6 (8.22%) JIRA
4 6 (8.22%) Bugzilla
5 5 (6.85%) WinDbg
6 3 (4.11%) Automake
7 2 (2.74%) Eclipse
7 2 (2.74%) Git (software)
General
1 16 (21.92%) Telecoms
2 9 (12.33%) Electronics
3 4 (5.48%) Military
4 3 (4.11%) Marketing
4 3 (4.11%) Advertising
5 1 (1.37%) Finance
Job Titles
1 27 (36.99%) Software Engineer
1 27 (36.99%) Developer
2 23 (31.51%) C++ Developer
3 17 (23.29%) Senior Software Engineer
4 7 (9.59%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (8.22%) Security Researcher
6 4 (5.48%) Software Developer
7 3 (4.11%) Implementation Engineer
7 3 (4.11%) Linux Engineer
8 2 (2.74%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Senior Linux Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded C/C++ Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded C++ Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Principal Software Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Software Consultant
9 1 (1.37%) Embedded C Engineer
9 1 (1.37%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.37%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 40 (54.79%) STL
1 40 (54.79%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (6.85%) .NET
2 5 (6.85%) MFC
3 3 (4.11%) POSIX
3 3 (4.11%) Pthreads
3 3 (4.11%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 12 (16.44%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (10.96%) Algorithms
2 8 (10.96%) Computer Science
3 5 (6.85%) Mathematics
3 5 (6.85%) Home Automation
4 3 (4.11%) Physics
5 2 (2.74%) Open Source
6 1 (1.37%) Kindle
6 1 (1.37%) Statistics
6 1 (1.37%) Data Integration
6 1 (1.37%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 54 (73.97%) Linux
2 4 (5.48%) UNIX
3 3 (4.11%) Android
3 3 (4.11%) Apple iOS
4 2 (2.74%) Windows
4 2 (2.74%) Debian
4 2 (2.74%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 41 (56.16%) Multithreading
2 35 (47.95%) Software Engineering
3 29 (39.73%) Agile Software Development
4 25 (34.25%) Scrum
5 24 (32.88%) TDD
5 24 (32.88%) Continuous Integration
6 22 (30.14%) Performance Tuning
7 16 (21.92%) OOD
7 16 (21.92%) OO
8 11 (15.07%) Reverse Engineering
8 11 (15.07%) Cyber Security
9 5 (6.85%) Vulnerability Assessment
10 4 (5.48%) Information Security
10 4 (5.48%) Test Automation
11 3 (4.11%) Web Development
11 3 (4.11%) E-Commerce
11 3 (4.11%) Android Development
11 3 (4.11%) iOS Development
11 3 (4.11%) Web Application Development
11 3 (4.11%) Mobile Marketing
Programming Languages
1 64 (87.67%) C++
2 31 (42.47%) Python
3 27 (36.99%) JavaScript
4 26 (35.62%) Ruby
4 26 (35.62%) C
5 25 (34.25%) Bash Shell
6 12 (16.44%) Embedded C
6 12 (16.44%) Embedded C++
7 6 (8.22%) Assembly Language
7 6 (8.22%) Java
7 6 (8.22%) Perl
8 5 (6.85%) C#
Qualifications
1 27 (36.99%) Security Cleared
2 22 (30.14%) SC Cleared
3 19 (26.03%) Degree
4 5 (6.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 11 (15.07%) JTAG
2 1 (1.37%) ISO 9001
2 1 (1.37%) QA
System Software
1 12 (16.44%) Firmware
2 4 (5.48%) VMware Infrastructure
2 4 (5.48%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 16 (21.92%) Cisco
2 6 (8.22%) BT
3 5 (6.85%) NEC
3 5 (6.85%) Microsoft
3 5 (6.85%) EMC
3 5 (6.85%) Lauterbach
4 4 (5.48%) VMware
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