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 1 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
1 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
WinDbg
Rank 874 899 904
Rank change year-on-year
+25 +5
Permanent jobs citing WinDbg 19 19 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.017% 0.016% 0.003%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.10% 0.099% 0.018%
Number of salaries quoted 15 13 3
Average salary £50,000 £37,500 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+33.33% -42.30%
UK excluding London average salary £50,000 £37,500 £30,000
% change year-on-year
+33.33% +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
18478 19194 16293
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 16.72% 16.00% 14.84%
Number of salaries quoted 15524 16241 13950
Average salary £47,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.44% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £31,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £66,000 £62,500 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £38,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% +5.26%

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 1 July 2015 within the UK.

WinDbg Salary Histogram in the UK

WinDbg
Top 9 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 1 July 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 +20 19 £50,000 +21.21%
Gloucestershire -3 9 £50,000 -23.37%
South West -11 9 £50,000 -23.37%
London - 4 - -
East Midlands +8 3 £37,500 -
Derby -3 3 £37,500 -
Derbyshire -8 3 £37,500 -
Manchester - 3 £42,500 -
North West - 3 £42,500 -

WinDbg
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (72.73%) C++
2 23 (69.70%) Linux
3 21 (63.64%) C
4 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
5 18 (54.55%) Windows
5 18 (54.55%) GDB
6 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
6 17 (51.52%) VMware
7 15 (45.45%) Information Security
7 15 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
7 15 (45.45%) Wireless
7 15 (45.45%) Military
7 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
7 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
7 15 (45.45%) Reverse Engineering
7 15 (45.45%) DV Cleared
7 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
7 15 (45.45%) Linux Kernel Development
7 15 (45.45%) Cyber Security
8 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (24.24%) Microsoft App-V
9 7 (21.21%) MSI
9 7 (21.21%) VBScript
9 7 (21.21%) Symantec
9 7 (21.21%) McAfee
9 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
10 6 (18.18%) Lumension
10 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
10 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
10 6 (18.18%) SCCM

WinDbg
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 1 July 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 (3.03%) IIS
1 1 (3.03%) Tomcat
1 1 (3.03%) MS Exchange
1 1 (3.03%) Blackberry Enterprise Server
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2003
1 1 (3.03%) WebSphere
1 1 (3.03%) Exchange Server 2010
Applications
1 15 (45.45%) MS Excel
2 2 (6.06%) MS Office
3 1 (3.03%) MS Visio
Business Applications
1 1 (3.03%) Dynamics CRM
Communications & Networking
1 15 (45.45%) Wireless
2 2 (6.06%) Wireshark
3 1 (3.03%) SSH
3 1 (3.03%) WAN
3 1 (3.03%) DHCP
3 1 (3.03%) SNMP
3 1 (3.03%) TCP/IP
3 1 (3.03%) VPN
3 1 (3.03%) DNS
3 1 (3.03%) SSL
3 1 (3.03%) SAN
3 1 (3.03%) Internet
3 1 (3.03%) Telnet
3 1 (3.03%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (6.06%) SQL Server
1 2 (6.06%) PostgreSQL
1 2 (6.06%) SQLite
2 1 (3.03%) MS Access
2 1 (3.03%) SQL Server 2000
2 1 (3.03%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 18 (54.55%) GDB
2 7 (21.21%) MSI
3 6 (18.18%) InstallShield
4 4 (12.12%) Visual Studio
General
1 15 (45.45%) Military
2 2 (6.06%) Banking
2 2 (6.06%) Finance
3 1 (3.03%) Financial Institution
Job Titles
1 6 (18.18%) Software Engineer
2 5 (15.15%) Developer
2 5 (15.15%) Software Developer
3 4 (12.12%) Applications Packager
3 4 (12.12%) Applications Support
4 3 (9.09%) C++ Developer
4 3 (9.09%) C++ Software Developer
4 3 (9.09%) Firmware Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Firmware Developer
5 2 (6.06%) 3rd Line Support
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Engineer
5 2 (6.06%) Systems Developer
6 1 (3.03%) Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Support Specialist
6 1 (3.03%) Applications Support Engineer
6 1 (3.03%) Technical Team Leader
6 1 (3.03%) Support Manager
6 1 (3.03%) Support Team Leader
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 4 (12.12%) .NET
2 3 (9.09%) OpenGL
2 3 (9.09%) MFC
2 3 (9.09%) Application Packaging
2 3 (9.09%) HTML5
2 3 (9.09%) Direct3D
2 3 (9.09%) HTML
3 2 (6.06%) Qt
4 1 (3.03%) COM
4 1 (3.03%) ODBC
4 1 (3.03%) WSDL
4 1 (3.03%) WebSphere MQ
4 1 (3.03%) OLE DB
4 1 (3.03%) .NET Framework
4 1 (3.03%) J2EE
Miscellaneous
1 5 (15.15%) Hedge funds
2 3 (9.09%) Blog
2 3 (9.09%) Visualisation
2 3 (9.09%) Device Driver
2 3 (9.09%) 3D Graphics
2 3 (9.09%) Streaming Video
2 3 (9.09%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 2 (6.06%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.06%) Management Information System
3 2 (6.06%) Mobile App
4 1 (3.03%) Data Centre
4 1 (3.03%) Fat Client
4 1 (3.03%) CMDB
4 1 (3.03%) Thin Client
4 1 (3.03%) Blackberry
4 1 (3.03%) Mainframe
4 1 (3.03%) Artificial Intelligence
Operating Systems
1 23 (69.70%) Linux
2 18 (54.55%) Windows
3 7 (21.21%) Windows 7
4 5 (15.15%) Embedded Linux
5 3 (9.09%) Android
6 2 (6.06%) OpenWrt
6 2 (6.06%) Windows 8
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2012
7 1 (3.03%) UNIX
7 1 (3.03%) Windows XP
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2003
7 1 (3.03%) Windows Server 2008
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (45.45%) Information Security
1 15 (45.45%) Vulnerability Assessment
1 15 (45.45%) Reverse Engineering
1 15 (45.45%) Cyber Security
1 15 (45.45%) Linux Kernel Development
2 8 (24.24%) Agile Software Development
3 4 (12.12%) Software Engineering
4 3 (9.09%) ITIL
5 2 (6.06%) Service Delivery
5 2 (6.06%) Investment Management
5 2 (6.06%) ITSM
5 2 (6.06%) SDLC
6 1 (3.03%) Product Management
6 1 (3.03%) Open Source
6 1 (3.03%) Server Building
6 1 (3.03%) Network Monitoring
6 1 (3.03%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (3.03%) CRM
6 1 (3.03%) PRINCE
6 1 (3.03%) Project Management
Programming Languages
1 24 (72.73%) C++
2 21 (63.64%) C
3 7 (21.21%) VBScript
4 6 (18.18%) PowerShell
5 5 (15.15%) Assembly Language
5 5 (15.15%) Embedded C
6 3 (9.09%) SQL
6 3 (9.09%) C#
7 2 (6.06%) Embedded C++
8 1 (3.03%) T-SQL
8 1 (3.03%) Java
8 1 (3.03%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 15 (45.45%) DV Cleared
1 15 (45.45%) Security Cleared
2 2 (6.06%) CCNA
2 2 (6.06%) Cisco Certification
2 2 (6.06%) Microsoft Certification
3 1 (3.03%) PRINCE2 Certification
3 1 (3.03%) MCITP
3 1 (3.03%) Degree
3 1 (3.03%) MCP
3 1 (3.03%) MCSE
3 1 (3.03%) MCSA
3 1 (3.03%) PhD
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (3.03%) QA
System Software
1 17 (51.52%) VMware Infrastructure
2 15 (45.45%) Hyper-V
3 8 (24.24%) Microsoft App-V
4 6 (18.18%) Firmware
5 1 (3.03%) Terminal Services
5 1 (3.03%) VMware ESX
5 1 (3.03%) VMware Workstation
5 1 (3.03%) BlackBerry Internet Service
5 1 (3.03%) Active Directory
Systems Management
1 6 (18.18%) SCCM
2 3 (9.09%) WSUS
3 1 (3.03%) Norton AntiVirus
3 1 (3.03%) DameWare
3 1 (3.03%) NetBackup
3 1 (3.03%) Backup Exec
Vendors
1 19 (57.58%) Microsoft
2 17 (51.52%) VMware
3 7 (21.21%) Symantec
3 7 (21.21%) McAfee
4 6 (18.18%) Altiris
4 6 (18.18%) LANDesk
4 6 (18.18%) Lumension
5 3 (9.09%) Atmel
6 2 (6.06%) Oracle
7 1 (3.03%) Unisys
7 1 (3.03%) Cisco
7 1 (3.03%) IBM
7 1 (3.03%) Sophos
7 1 (3.03%) Alias
7 1 (3.03%) Aastra
7 1 (3.03%) Veeam
7 1 (3.03%) AppSense
7 1 (3.03%) Citrix