The table below looks at the statistics for WinDbg skills in IT jobs advertised across the UK. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited WinDbg over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
3 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WinDbg
Rank 888 911 882
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -29
Permanent jobs citing WinDbg 10 16 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.009% 0.014% 0.002%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.054% 0.084% 0.012%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 2
Average salary £42,500 £37,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+13.33% -21.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £35,950 £33,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £47,300 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+13.33% +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
18635 19047 16312
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 17.05% 16.28% 15.02%
Number of salaries quoted 15670 16015 13880
Average salary £47,500 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.55% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +6.66%

WinDbg
Jobs Demand Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing WinDbg within the UK as a proportion of the total demand within the Development Applications category.

WinDbg Jobs Demand Trend in the UK

WinDbg
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing WinDbg within the UK.

WinDbg Salary Trend in the UK

WinDbg
Salary Histogram

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing WinDbg over the 3 months to 3 August 2015 within the UK.

WinDbg Salary Histogram in the UK

WinDbg
Top 8 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing WinDbg within the UK over the 3 months to 3 August 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 +18 10 £42,500 +13.33%
Gloucestershire -2 4 £50,000 -26.47%
South West -8 4 £50,000 -26.47%
East Midlands +1 3 £37,500 -
Derby -1 3 £37,500 -
Derbyshire -13 3 £37,500 -
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
North West - 3 £42,500 -

WinDbg
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WinDbg 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 WinDbg.

1 24 (80.00%) C++
2 23 (76.67%) Linux
3 21 (70.00%) C
4 18 (60.00%) GDB
5 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
6 15 (50.00%) Windows
6 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
6 15 (50.00%) Wireless
6 15 (50.00%) Cyber Security
6 15 (50.00%) Linux Kernel Development
6 15 (50.00%) DV Cleared
6 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
6 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
6 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
6 15 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
6 15 (50.00%) VMware
6 15 (50.00%) Military
6 15 (50.00%) Information Security
6 15 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
8 6 (20.00%) Firmware
8 6 (20.00%) VBScript
9 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
9 5 (16.67%) Symantec
9 5 (16.67%) McAfee
9 5 (16.67%) MSI
9 5 (16.67%) InstallShield
9 5 (16.67%) Assembly Language
9 5 (16.67%) Altiris
9 5 (16.67%) Embedded Linux

WinDbg
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 3 August 2015, IT jobs within the UK citing WinDbg 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 WinDbg. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 1 (3.33%) IIS
1 1 (3.33%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.33%) WebSphere
Applications
1 15 (50.00%) MS Excel
2 1 (3.33%) MS Visio
2 1 (3.33%) MS Office
Communications & Networking
1 15 (50.00%) Wireless
2 1 (3.33%) SSH
2 1 (3.33%) Wireshark
2 1 (3.33%) SSL
2 1 (3.33%) Internet
2 1 (3.33%) Telnet
2 1 (3.33%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.67%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.67%) SQLite
2 1 (3.33%) MySQL
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.33%) MS Access
2 1 (3.33%) SQL Server 2000
Development Applications
1 18 (60.00%) GDB
2 5 (16.67%) MSI
2 5 (16.67%) InstallShield
3 4 (13.33%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (50.00%) Military
2 2 (6.67%) Banking
2 2 (6.67%) Finance
3 1 (3.33%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 5 (16.67%) Developer
2 5 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 4 (13.33%) Applications Packager
4 3 (10.00%) C++ Developer
4 3 (10.00%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (10.00%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Firmware Developer
5 2 (6.67%) Applications Support
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.67%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.33%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.33%) Support Team Leader
6 1 (3.33%) Applications Specialist
6 1 (3.33%) Technical Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (13.33%) .NET
2 3 (10.00%) HTML
2 3 (10.00%) HTML5
2 3 (10.00%) Direct3D
2 3 (10.00%) MFC
2 3 (10.00%) OpenGL
3 2 (6.67%) Qt
4 1 (3.33%) J2EE
4 1 (3.33%) OLE DB
4 1 (3.33%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.33%) Application Packaging
4 1 (3.33%) COM
4 1 (3.33%) ODBC
4 1 (3.33%) WSDL
4 1 (3.33%) WebSphere MQ
Miscellaneous
1 4 (13.33%) Hedge funds
2 3 (10.00%) Blog
2 3 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 3 (10.00%) Device Driver
2 3 (10.00%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (10.00%) Streaming Video
2 3 (10.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.67%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.33%) Computer Science
4 1 (3.33%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.33%) Management Information System
4 1 (3.33%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 23 (76.67%) Linux
2 15 (50.00%) Windows
3 5 (16.67%) Embedded Linux
3 5 (16.67%) Windows 7
4 3 (10.00%) Android
5 2 (6.67%) OpenWrt
6 1 (3.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (50.00%) Information Security
1 15 (50.00%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 15 (50.00%) Reverse Engineering
1 15 (50.00%) Cyber Security
1 15 (50.00%) Linux Kernel Development
2 7 (23.33%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (13.33%) Software Engineering
4 2 (6.67%) SDLC
5 1 (3.33%) Open Source
5 1 (3.33%) Investment Management
5 1 (3.33%) ITIL
5 1 (3.33%) PRINCE
5 1 (3.33%) Project Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Management
5 1 (3.33%) Service Delivery
5 1 (3.33%) ITSM
Programming Languages
1 24 (80.00%) C++
2 21 (70.00%) C
3 6 (20.00%) VBScript
4 5 (16.67%) Embedded C
4 5 (16.67%) Assembly Language
4 5 (16.67%) PowerShell
5 3 (10.00%) C#
6 2 (6.67%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.67%) SQL
7 1 (3.33%) Java
7 1 (3.33%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (50.00%) DV Cleared
1 15 (50.00%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.33%) MCP
2 1 (3.33%) MCSE
2 1 (3.33%) PhD
2 1 (3.33%) CCNA
2 1 (3.33%) Cisco Certification
2 1 (3.33%) Microsoft Certification
2 1 (3.33%) PRINCE2 Certification
System Software
1 15 (50.00%) VMware Infrastructure
1 15 (50.00%) Hyper-V
2 6 (20.00%) Firmware
3 5 (16.67%) Microsoft App-V
Systems Management
1 5 (16.67%) SCCM
2 1 (3.33%) WSUS
Vendors
1 17 (56.67%) Microsoft
2 15 (50.00%) VMware
3 5 (16.67%) Altiris
3 5 (16.67%) LANDesk
3 5 (16.67%) Symantec
3 5 (16.67%) McAfee
3 5 (16.67%) Lumension
4 3 (10.00%) Atmel
5 1 (3.33%) Alias
5 1 (3.33%) Oracle
5 1 (3.33%) Unisys
5 1 (3.33%) IBM