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 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
WinDbg
Rank 887 882 879
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing WinDbg 8 4 1
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 0.007% 0.004% 0.001%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.045% 0.024% 0.006%
Number of salaries quoted 5 4 1
Average salary £37,500 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.06% -7.05%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £39,500 -
% change year-on-year
-5.06% -

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
17858 16470 16622
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the UK 15.66% 15.22% 14.43%
Number of salaries quoted 14811 14032 14383
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +4.65%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £62,000 £63,250
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,750
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -0.64%

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
Top 7 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 20 October 2014. 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 -10 8 £37,500 -5.06%
Derbyshire +3 5 £37,500 -21.05%
Derby -1 5 £37,500 -21.05%
East Midlands -1 5 £37,500 -21.05%
South West - 3 - -
Cheltenham - 3 - -
Gloucestershire - 3 - -

WinDbg
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 23 (95.83%) C
1 23 (95.83%) C++
2 17 (70.83%) Linux
3 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
4 15 (62.50%) Windows
5 10 (41.67%) MPEG
5 10 (41.67%) Embedded C
5 10 (41.67%) Assembly Language
5 10 (41.67%) Device Driver
6 9 (37.50%) Firmware
6 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
6 9 (37.50%) .NET
6 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
6 9 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
6 9 (37.50%) GDB
6 9 (37.50%) Cyber Security
7 8 (33.33%) Direct3D
7 8 (33.33%) Visualisation
7 8 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
7 8 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
7 8 (33.33%) C#
7 8 (33.33%) OpenGL
7 8 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
7 8 (33.33%) Streaming Video
7 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
8 7 (29.17%) Information Security
8 7 (29.17%) Wireless
8 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
9 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
10 5 (20.83%) MS Excel

WinDbg
Top Related IT Skills by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, 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 (4.17%) IIS
Applications
1 5 (20.83%) MS Excel
Cloud Services
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft Azure
1 1 (4.17%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (29.17%) Wireless
2 1 (4.17%) Wireshark
2 1 (4.17%) HTTP
Development Applications
1 9 (37.50%) GDB
2 6 (25.00%) Visual Studio
3 1 (4.17%) LoadRunner
3 1 (4.17%) Fiddler
3 1 (4.17%) PostSharp
General
1 5 (20.83%) Military
2 4 (16.67%) Banking
3 3 (12.50%) Advertising
4 2 (8.33%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 2 (8.33%) Junior
2 2 (8.33%) Junior Software Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Graduate Software Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (4.17%) Graduate
3 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 9 (37.50%) .NET
2 8 (33.33%) OpenGL
2 8 (33.33%) Direct3D
3 1 (4.17%) Autofac
3 1 (4.17%) ASP.NET
3 1 (4.17%) CSS
Miscellaneous
1 10 (41.67%) MPEG
1 10 (41.67%) Device Driver
2 8 (33.33%) 3D Graphics
2 8 (33.33%) Streaming Video
2 8 (33.33%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
2 8 (33.33%) Visualisation
3 3 (12.50%) Computer Science
3 3 (12.50%) Artificial Intelligence
4 1 (4.17%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 17 (70.83%) Linux
2 15 (62.50%) Windows
3 8 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
4 4 (16.67%) Android
5 2 (8.33%) Windows Vista
Processes & Methodologies
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 9 (37.50%) Reverse Engineering
2 9 (37.50%) Cyber Security
3 8 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
4 7 (29.17%) Vulnerability Assessment
4 7 (29.17%) Information Security
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Testing
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Analysis
5 1 (4.17%) Performance Engineering
5 1 (4.17%) Memory Management
Programming Languages
1 23 (95.83%) C
1 23 (95.83%) C++
2 10 (41.67%) Embedded C
2 10 (41.67%) Assembly Language
3 8 (33.33%) C#
4 1 (4.17%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 9 (37.50%) Security Cleared
2 5 (20.83%) DV Cleared
3 3 (12.50%) PhD
System Software
1 9 (37.50%) Firmware
2 5 (20.83%) VMware Infrastructure
2 5 (20.83%) Hyper-V
Vendors
1 9 (37.50%) Microsoft
2 5 (20.83%) VMware
3 4 (16.67%) Atmel
4 1 (4.17%) Akamai
4 1 (4.17%) HP