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 24 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 866 897 875
Rank change year-on-year
+31 -22
Permanent jobs citing GDB 24 36 29
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.022% 0.030% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.13% 0.19% 0.17%
Number of salaries quoted 17 26 19
Average salary £50,000 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -9.09%
UK excluding London average salary £48,750 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-2.50% -9.09%

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
17919 19183 16649
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.20% 15.98% 14.83%
Number of salaries quoted 15030 15838 14179
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £30,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+5.00% +3.89%

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 24 April 2015 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 14 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 24 April 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
(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 +2 24 £50,000 - 13
South West -9 12 £50,000 -20.00% 6
Gloucestershire -3 11 £50,000 -20.00% 2
South East +2 7 £40,000 -20.00% 2
London +21 5 £50,000 -4.76% 2
City of London +28 4 £46,250 -22.91% 1
Guildford +4 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Surrey +3 3 £40,000 -20.00%
Oxfordshire +11 2 £50,000 - 2
Hampshire -7 2 £35,000 -6.66%
Oxford - 2 £50,000 -
Southampton - 2 £35,000 -
Devon - 1 £47,500 - 1
Cheltenham - 1 £50,000 - 1

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 24 April 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 48 (87.27%) C++
2 39 (70.91%) Linux
3 25 (45.45%) C
4 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
5 22 (40.00%) GCC
6 20 (36.36%) STL
6 20 (36.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
7 19 (34.55%) Multithreading
8 18 (32.73%) Reverse Engineering
9 17 (30.91%) Cyber Security
9 17 (30.91%) Python
10 16 (29.09%) Wireless
11 12 (21.82%) Ruby
11 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
11 12 (21.82%) GSM
11 12 (21.82%) DV Cleared
11 12 (21.82%) Degree
12 11 (20.00%) WinDbg
12 11 (20.00%) Linux Kernel Development
12 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
12 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
12 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
12 11 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
12 11 (20.00%) Scrum
13 10 (18.18%) VMware
13 10 (18.18%) Military
13 10 (18.18%) Information Security
13 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
13 10 (18.18%) Subversion

GDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 24 April 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.

Applications
1 11 (20.00%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 16 (29.09%) Wireless
2 12 (21.82%) GSM
3 11 (20.00%) TCP/IP
4 7 (12.73%) IPv4
4 7 (12.73%) IPv6
4 7 (12.73%) RTP
4 7 (12.73%) PBX
4 7 (12.73%) UMTS
4 7 (12.73%) RANAP
4 7 (12.73%) LTE
4 7 (12.73%) Asterisk PBX
5 5 (9.09%) GPRS
5 5 (9.09%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.27%) tcpdump
7 2 (3.64%) Kerberos
Development Applications
1 22 (40.00%) GCC
2 11 (20.00%) WinDbg
3 10 (18.18%) Subversion
4 7 (12.73%) Trac
5 3 (5.45%) JIRA
5 3 (5.45%) Git (software)
5 3 (5.45%) Bugzilla
6 1 (1.82%) Eclipse
6 1 (1.82%) Valgrind
General
1 10 (18.18%) Telecoms
1 10 (18.18%) Military
2 9 (16.36%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 21 (38.18%) Software Engineer
2 13 (23.64%) Developer
3 9 (16.36%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 9 (16.36%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (14.55%) C++ Developer
5 6 (10.91%) Security Researcher
6 5 (9.09%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.27%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.27%) Linux Administrator
8 2 (3.64%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.64%) Firmware Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Software Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) C++ Software Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Principal Software Engineer
9 1 (1.82%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.82%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 20 (36.36%) STL
1 20 (36.36%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (9.09%) .NET
2 5 (9.09%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 6 (10.91%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (9.09%) Home Automation
3 3 (5.45%) Mathematics
3 3 (5.45%) Computer Science
4 2 (3.64%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.82%) Visualisation
5 1 (1.82%) Open Source
5 1 (1.82%) Kindle
5 1 (1.82%) Physics
5 1 (1.82%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 39 (70.91%) Linux
2 7 (12.73%) Debian
3 3 (5.45%) Android
3 3 (5.45%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.45%) Windows
4 1 (1.82%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 24 (43.64%) Software Engineering
2 19 (34.55%) Multithreading
3 18 (32.73%) Reverse Engineering
4 17 (30.91%) Cyber Security
5 12 (21.82%) Agile Software Development
6 11 (20.00%) Scrum
6 11 (20.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
6 11 (20.00%) Linux Kernel Development
7 10 (18.18%) Information Security
8 9 (16.36%) TDD
8 9 (16.36%) Continuous Integration
9 7 (12.73%) OO
9 7 (12.73%) OOD
9 7 (12.73%) Performance Tuning
10 4 (7.27%) Digital Forensics
11 3 (5.45%) Android Development
11 3 (5.45%) iOS Development
12 2 (3.64%) Signal Processing
12 2 (3.64%) User Stories
12 2 (3.64%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 48 (87.27%) C++
2 25 (45.45%) C
3 17 (30.91%) Python
4 12 (21.82%) Ruby
5 9 (16.36%) Bash Shell
5 9 (16.36%) JavaScript
5 9 (16.36%) Embedded C
5 9 (16.36%) Embedded C++
6 8 (14.55%) Perl
7 6 (10.91%) Assembly Language
7 6 (10.91%) C#
8 4 (7.27%) Shell Script
8 4 (7.27%) PHP
9 3 (5.45%) Java
Qualifications
1 19 (34.55%) Security Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) DV Cleared
2 12 (21.82%) Degree
3 7 (12.73%) SC Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 8 (14.55%) JTAG
2 1 (1.82%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 10 (18.18%) Firmware
1 10 (18.18%) VMware Infrastructure
1 10 (18.18%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.27%) Nagios
Vendors
1 11 (20.00%) Microsoft
2 10 (18.18%) VMware
3 7 (12.73%) Cisco
4 6 (10.91%) BT
5 5 (9.09%) NEC
5 5 (9.09%) EMC
5 5 (9.09%) Lauterbach
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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Salary: competitive
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