Period
to 17 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for GDB skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GDB over the 6 months to 17 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GNU Debugger
UK > England
6 months to
17 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 1117 1185 1245
Rank change year-on-year +68 +60 -35
Permanent jobs citing GDB 34 27 33
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.020% 0.015% 0.016%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.099% 0.081% 0.091%
Number of salaries quoted 24 21 29
England median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +22.22% - +20.00%
10th Percentile £42,625 £30,000 £38,250
90th Percentile £64,250 £67,500 £90,500
UK median annual salary £55,000 £45,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year +22.22% - +20.00%

GDB is in the Development Applications category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in England with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
England
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 34416 33468 36343
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 20.38% 18.65% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 28281 29197 30984
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -
10th Percentile £31,250 £30,000 £30,000
90th Percentile £75,000 £75,000 £70,000
UK median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

GDB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

Job postings citing GDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in England.

Job vacancy trend for GDB in England

GDB
Salary Trend in England

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GDB in England.

Salary trend for GDB in England

GDB
Salary Histogram in England

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDB in England over the 6 months to 17 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GDB in England

GDB
Job Locations in England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the England region over the 6 months to 17 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +55 26 £55,000 +18.92% 2
London +18 7 £70,000 -30.00%
Midlands +38 1 £70,000 +100.00%
West Midlands +7 1 £70,000 +100.00%
GDB
UK

For the 6 months to 17 November 2017, IT jobs citing GDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the England region with a requirement for GDB.

1 32 (94.12%) C++
2 29 (85.29%) Subversion
3 28 (82.35%) Multithreading
3 28 (82.35%) STL
3 28 (82.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 27 (79.41%) Linux
5 26 (76.47%) GCC
6 25 (73.53%) OO
7 23 (67.65%) Wireshark
7 23 (67.65%) Software Engineering
8 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
8 22 (64.71%) RANAP
8 22 (64.71%) UMTS
8 22 (64.71%) GSM
8 22 (64.71%) PBX
8 22 (64.71%) Cisco
8 22 (64.71%) RTP
8 22 (64.71%) Asterisk PBX
8 22 (64.71%) LTE
8 22 (64.71%) Trac
8 22 (64.71%) Diameter Protocol
8 22 (64.71%) Cross-Platform Development
9 21 (61.76%) MGW
9 21 (61.76%) SGSN
10 20 (58.82%) GGSN
11 10 (29.41%) Python
12 9 (26.47%) C
13 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
14 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
14 7 (20.59%) SQL

GDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in England by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 3 (8.82%) JBoss
1 3 (8.82%) Jetty
1 3 (8.82%) nginx
1 3 (8.82%) Tomcat
1 3 (8.82%) WebLogic
1 3 (8.82%) WebSphere
Applications
1 3 (8.82%) Doxygen
1 3 (8.82%) Microsoft Excel
1 3 (8.82%) Spreadsheet
Cloud Services
1 1 (2.94%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (2.94%) Google Cloud Platform
1 1 (2.94%) IaaS
1 1 (2.94%) PaaS
1 1 (2.94%) SaaS
Communications & Networking
1 23 (67.65%) Wireshark
2 22 (64.71%) Asterisk PBX
2 22 (64.71%) Diameter Protocol
2 22 (64.71%) GSM
2 22 (64.71%) LTE
2 22 (64.71%) PBX
2 22 (64.71%) RANAP
2 22 (64.71%) RTP
2 22 (64.71%) UMTS
3 21 (61.76%) MGW
3 21 (61.76%) SGSN
4 20 (58.82%) GGSN
5 6 (17.65%) TCP/IP
6 4 (11.76%) HTTP
6 4 (11.76%) SNMP
6 4 (11.76%) VoIP
7 3 (8.82%) HTTPS
8 1 (2.94%) DNS
8 1 (2.94%) MPLS
8 1 (2.94%) SSL
Database & Business Intelligence
1 6 (17.65%) Relational Database
2 3 (8.82%) Blockchain
2 3 (8.82%) InterSystems Cache
2 3 (8.82%) MySQL
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database
2 3 (8.82%) Oracle Database 11g
2 3 (8.82%) PostgreSQL
3 1 (2.94%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 29 (85.29%) Subversion
2 26 (76.47%) GCC
3 22 (64.71%) Trac
4 8 (23.53%) Jenkins
5 4 (11.76%) CppUnit
5 4 (11.76%) Eclipse
5 4 (11.76%) Hudson
5 4 (11.76%) Visual Studio
6 3 (8.82%) Ant
6 3 (8.82%) JUnit
6 3 (8.82%) Maven
6 3 (8.82%) Sonatype Nexus
6 3 (8.82%) TeamCity
6 3 (8.82%) Valgrind
6 3 (8.82%) XMLSpy
7 2 (5.88%) Git (software)
8 1 (2.94%) CMake
8 1 (2.94%) GNU Toolchain
8 1 (2.94%) Metasploit
8 1 (2.94%) Team Foundation Server
General
1 22 (64.71%) Telecoms
2 3 (8.82%) Banking
2 3 (8.82%) Finance
2 3 (8.82%) Front Office
Job Titles
1 23 (67.65%) Software Engineer
2 22 (64.71%) C++ Software Engineer
3 19 (55.88%) Telecoms Engineer
3 19 (55.88%) Telecoms Software Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) Core Network Engineer
4 10 (29.41%) Network Engineer
5 7 (20.59%) Linux Engineer
6 6 (17.65%) Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Blockchain Developer
7 3 (8.82%) C++ Developer
7 3 (8.82%) Firmware Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Principal Engineer
7 3 (8.82%) Quantitative Developer
8 2 (5.88%) Senior Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Embedded Software Engineer
9 1 (2.94%) Information Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Junior
9 1 (2.94%) Security Architect
9 1 (2.94%) Senior Linux Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 28 (82.35%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 28 (82.35%) STL
2 7 (20.59%) XML
3 4 (11.76%) HTML
3 4 (11.76%) XSLT
4 3 (8.82%) CSS
4 3 (8.82%) DOM
4 3 (8.82%) Flash
4 3 (8.82%) J2EE
4 3 (8.82%) Java EE
4 3 (8.82%) JAXB
4 3 (8.82%) JMS
4 3 (8.82%) JSP
4 3 (8.82%) POSIX
4 3 (8.82%) SAX
4 3 (8.82%) SOAP
4 3 (8.82%) Spring
4 3 (8.82%) Web Services
4 3 (8.82%) WSDL
4 3 (8.82%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 4 (11.76%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (8.82%) ASIC
2 3 (8.82%) Computer Science
2 3 (8.82%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (8.82%) Enterprise Software
2 3 (8.82%) Fintech
3 1 (2.94%) CAN bus
3 1 (2.94%) Clustering
3 1 (2.94%) Device Driver
3 1 (2.94%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 27 (79.41%) Linux
2 7 (20.59%) Windows
3 4 (11.76%) Unix
4 1 (2.94%) CentOS
4 1 (2.94%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Kali Linux
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (82.35%) Multithreading
2 25 (73.53%) OO
3 23 (67.65%) Software Engineering
4 22 (64.71%) Cross-Platform Development
5 7 (20.59%) Test Automation
6 6 (17.65%) Agile Software Development
6 6 (17.65%) Mathematics
7 5 (14.71%) Software Architecture
8 4 (11.76%) Continuous Integration
8 4 (11.76%) OOP
8 4 (11.76%) UML
9 3 (8.82%) AOP
9 3 (8.82%) Benchmarking
9 3 (8.82%) BPMN
9 3 (8.82%) Data Extraction
9 3 (8.82%) ETL
9 3 (8.82%) Memory Management
9 3 (8.82%) Physics
9 3 (8.82%) RUP
9 3 (8.82%) Workflow
Programming Languages
1 32 (94.12%) C++
2 10 (29.41%) Python
3 9 (26.47%) C
4 7 (20.59%) SQL
5 6 (17.65%) C#
5 6 (17.65%) Java
5 6 (17.65%) Perl
5 6 (17.65%) Shell Script
6 3 (8.82%) Assembly Language
6 3 (8.82%) AWK
6 3 (8.82%) Go
6 3 (8.82%) Groovy
6 3 (8.82%) JavaScript
6 3 (8.82%) MATLAB
6 3 (8.82%) PowerShell
6 3 (8.82%) Ruby
6 3 (8.82%) Scala
6 3 (8.82%) sed
6 3 (8.82%) VBA
6 3 (8.82%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 1 (2.94%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (11.76%) JTAG
2 1 (2.94%) IEC 61131
2 1 (2.94%) ISO/IEC 27001
2 1 (2.94%) MISRA
2 1 (2.94%) NIST 800
System Software
1 3 (8.82%) Firmware
2 2 (5.88%) Docker
3 1 (2.94%) KVM
3 1 (2.94%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (2.94%) Graphite
1 1 (2.94%) Kubernetes
1 1 (2.94%) logstash
1 1 (2.94%) Nagios
1 1 (2.94%) Nmap
1 1 (2.94%) Opscode Chef
1 1 (2.94%) Prometheus
1 1 (2.94%) Puppet
Vendors
1 22 (64.71%) Cisco
2 4 (11.76%) Google
2 4 (11.76%) Splunk
3 3 (8.82%) Altova
3 3 (8.82%) ILOG
3 3 (8.82%) Oracle
4 1 (2.94%) Red Hat
4 1 (2.94%) VMware