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 31 March 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Mar 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
GNU Debugger
Rank 874 870 883
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +13
Permanent jobs citing GDB 21 36 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.019% 0.031% 0.019%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.12% 0.19% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 12 25 15
Average salary £46,250 £50,000 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.50% -9.09%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,500 £37,500 £50,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £63,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £50,000 £55,000
% change year-on-year
-20.00% -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
17688 18618 16396
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.14% 16.24% 14.95%
Number of salaries quoted 14849 15272 13979
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 £30,750 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +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 31 March 2015 within the UK.

GDB Salary Histogram in the UK

GDB
Top 16 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 31 March 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 -24 21 £46,250 -7.50% 7
South East -6 8 £40,000 -20.00% 2
London +4 6 £50,000 -23.07% 2
Gloucestershire - 6 - - 1
South West - 6 - - 3
City of London +5 4 £46,250 -33.92% 1
Guildford -1 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Surrey -17 4 £40,000 -20.00% 1
Hampshire -5 3 £35,000 -6.66%
Southampton - 2 £35,000 -
Fareham +10 1 - -
Oxfordshire +5 1 £50,000 - 1
Cambridgeshire - 1 - -
Cambridge - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £50,000 -
East of England - 1 - -

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 47 (83.93%) C++
2 39 (69.64%) Linux
3 26 (46.43%) Software Engineering
4 25 (44.64%) GCC
5 24 (42.86%) C
6 22 (39.29%) Python
6 22 (39.29%) STL
6 22 (39.29%) Multithreading
6 22 (39.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
7 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
8 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
9 15 (26.79%) Ruby
9 15 (26.79%) Subversion
10 14 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
10 14 (25.00%) Cyber Security
10 14 (25.00%) Scrum
10 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
11 13 (23.21%) GSM
11 13 (23.21%) Wireless
11 13 (23.21%) Degree
12 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
12 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
12 12 (21.43%) TDD
12 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
13 11 (19.64%) Firmware
14 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
14 10 (17.86%) Embedded C
14 10 (17.86%) Embedded C++
14 10 (17.86%) IPv4
14 10 (17.86%) IPv6

GDB
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 31 March 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 2 (3.57%) Apache
Applications
1 8 (14.29%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 2 (3.57%) PaaS
Communications & Networking
1 13 (23.21%) GSM
1 13 (23.21%) Wireless
2 12 (21.43%) TCP/IP
3 10 (17.86%) IPv4
3 10 (17.86%) IPv6
4 8 (14.29%) PBX
4 8 (14.29%) UMTS
4 8 (14.29%) RANAP
4 8 (14.29%) LTE
4 8 (14.29%) Asterisk PBX
4 8 (14.29%) RTP
5 5 (8.93%) GPRS
5 5 (8.93%) Ethernet
6 4 (7.14%) tcpdump
7 2 (3.57%) HTTP
7 2 (3.57%) Kerberos
7 2 (3.57%) Internet
7 2 (3.57%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.57%) MySQL
1 2 (3.57%) Big Data
1 2 (3.57%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 25 (44.64%) GCC
2 15 (26.79%) Subversion
3 8 (14.29%) WinDbg
3 8 (14.29%) Trac
4 5 (8.93%) JIRA
4 5 (8.93%) Bugzilla
5 3 (5.36%) Git (software)
6 2 (3.57%) Automake
7 1 (1.79%) Eclipse
General
1 10 (17.86%) Telecoms
2 7 (12.50%) Military
2 7 (12.50%) Electronics
3 2 (3.57%) Marketing
3 2 (3.57%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 21 (37.50%) Software Engineer
2 15 (26.79%) Developer
3 10 (17.86%) C++ Developer
3 10 (17.86%) Senior Software Engineer
4 8 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 6 (10.71%) Security Researcher
6 5 (8.93%) Software Developer
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Linux Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Systems Administrator
7 4 (7.14%) Administrator
8 2 (3.57%) Firmware Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 2 (3.57%) Implementation Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Principal Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Software Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Principal Software Engineer
9 1 (1.79%) Senior Consultant
9 1 (1.79%) Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 22 (39.29%) STL
1 22 (39.29%) Boost C++ Libraries
2 5 (8.93%) .NET
2 5 (8.93%) MFC
3 2 (3.57%) POSIX
3 2 (3.57%) Pthreads
3 2 (3.57%) PCRE
3 2 (3.57%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 8 (14.29%) Embedded Systems
2 5 (8.93%) Home Automation
3 4 (7.14%) Computer Science
4 3 (5.36%) Mathematics
4 3 (5.36%) Algorithms
5 1 (1.79%) Physics
5 1 (1.79%) Open Source
5 1 (1.79%) Kindle
Operating Systems
1 39 (69.64%) Linux
2 7 (12.50%) Debian
3 3 (5.36%) Android
3 3 (5.36%) Apple iOS
3 3 (5.36%) Windows
4 2 (3.57%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (46.43%) Software Engineering
2 22 (39.29%) Multithreading
3 17 (30.36%) Agile Software Development
4 14 (25.00%) Reverse Engineering
4 14 (25.00%) Scrum
4 14 (25.00%) Cyber Security
5 12 (21.43%) TDD
5 12 (21.43%) Continuous Integration
6 10 (17.86%) Performance Tuning
7 8 (14.29%) OOD
7 8 (14.29%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 8 (14.29%) OO
8 7 (12.50%) Information Security
9 4 (7.14%) Digital Forensics
10 3 (5.36%) Android Development
10 3 (5.36%) iOS Development
10 3 (5.36%) Test Automation
11 2 (3.57%) Product Management
11 2 (3.57%) E-Commerce
11 2 (3.57%) Software Testing
Programming Languages
1 47 (83.93%) C++
2 24 (42.86%) C
3 22 (39.29%) Python
4 15 (26.79%) Ruby
5 14 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 12 (21.43%) Bash Shell
7 10 (17.86%) Perl
7 10 (17.86%) Embedded C
7 10 (17.86%) Embedded C++
8 6 (10.71%) Assembly Language
9 5 (8.93%) C#
9 5 (8.93%) Java
10 4 (7.14%) Shell Script
10 4 (7.14%) PHP
Qualifications
1 18 (32.14%) Security Cleared
2 13 (23.21%) Degree
3 10 (17.86%) SC Cleared
4 8 (14.29%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (17.86%) JTAG
2 1 (1.79%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 11 (19.64%) Firmware
2 7 (12.50%) VMware Infrastructure
2 7 (12.50%) Hyper-V
Systems Management
1 4 (7.14%) Nagios
Vendors
1 8 (14.29%) Cisco
1 8 (14.29%) Microsoft
2 7 (12.50%) VMware
3 6 (10.71%) BT
4 5 (8.93%) NEC
4 5 (8.93%) EMC
4 5 (8.93%) Lauterbach
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