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 3 months to 23 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GNU Debugger
UK / England
3 months to
23 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 852 905 933
Rank change year-on-year +53 +28  
Permanent jobs citing GDB 10 9 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in England 0.012% 0.010% 0.024%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.057% 0.053% 0.14%
Number of salaries quoted 9 9 21
Median salary £60,000 £42,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +41.17% -15.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £51,000 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £56,000 £105,000
UK excluding London median salary £55,000 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year +29.41% -15.00%  

GDB is in the development application skills category. The next 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.

Development Application Skills
England
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 17564 16842 17600
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in England 20.97% 18.23% 16.93%
Number of salaries quoted 14608 14785 14888
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,500
Median salary % change year-on-year - +5.26%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £67,500 £72,500
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

GDB
Job Vacancy Trend in England

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in England citing GDB as a proportion of all permanent or contract IT jobs with a match in the Development Applications category.

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 3 months to 23 June 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 3 months to 23 June 2017. 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 Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Last 3 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South East +58 8 £60,000 +29.72% 5
London +17 1 £70,000 -12.50%
South West - 1 £55,000 -
GDB
UK

For the 6 months to 23 June 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 21 (80.77%) C++
1 21 (80.77%) Linux
2 19 (73.08%) OO
3 18 (69.23%) STL
3 18 (69.23%) Subversion
3 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 18 (69.23%) Multithreading
3 18 (69.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 13 (50.00%) Wireshark
4 13 (50.00%) Python
4 13 (50.00%) GCC
5 10 (38.46%) Asterisk PBX
5 10 (38.46%) Trac
5 10 (38.46%) Diameter Protocol
5 10 (38.46%) Cross-Platform Development
5 10 (38.46%) GSM
5 10 (38.46%) PBX
5 10 (38.46%) RTP
5 10 (38.46%) UMTS
5 10 (38.46%) Cisco
5 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
5 10 (38.46%) RANAP
5 10 (38.46%) LTE
6 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
6 9 (34.62%) C
6 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
7 8 (30.77%) Splunk
7 8 (30.77%) Hudson
7 8 (30.77%) HTML
7 8 (30.77%) 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 7 (26.92%) JBoss
1 7 (26.92%) Jetty
1 7 (26.92%) nginx
1 7 (26.92%) Tomcat
1 7 (26.92%) WebLogic
1 7 (26.92%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.85%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.85%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (50.00%) Wireshark
2 10 (38.46%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (38.46%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (38.46%) GSM
2 10 (38.46%) LTE
2 10 (38.46%) PBX
2 10 (38.46%) RANAP
2 10 (38.46%) RTP
2 10 (38.46%) UMTS
3 9 (34.62%) TCP/IP
4 8 (30.77%) HTTP
5 7 (26.92%) HTTPS
5 7 (26.92%) MGW
5 7 (26.92%) SGSN
5 7 (26.92%) SNMP
6 5 (19.23%) GGSN
7 1 (3.85%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.85%) Modbus
7 1 (3.85%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (26.92%) InterSystems Cache
1 7 (26.92%) MySQL
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database
1 7 (26.92%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (26.92%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (26.92%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.85%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (69.23%) Subversion
2 13 (50.00%) GCC
3 10 (38.46%) Trac
4 9 (34.62%) Jenkins
5 8 (30.77%) CppUnit
5 8 (30.77%) Eclipse
5 8 (30.77%) Hudson
6 7 (26.92%) Ant
6 7 (26.92%) JUnit
6 7 (26.92%) Maven
6 7 (26.92%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (26.92%) Valgrind
6 7 (26.92%) XMLSpy
7 4 (15.38%) IDA Disassembler
8 2 (7.69%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.85%) Bugzilla
9 1 (3.85%) CMake
9 1 (3.85%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (3.85%) JIRA
9 1 (3.85%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (38.46%) Telecoms
2 8 (30.77%) Finance
3 7 (26.92%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (61.54%) Software Engineer
2 15 (57.69%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Core Network Engineer
3 8 (30.77%) Network Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (23.08%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 4 (15.38%) Security Researcher
6 3 (11.54%) C++ Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Developer
6 3 (11.54%) Vulnerability Researcher
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst
7 1 (3.85%) Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.85%) Junior
7 1 (3.85%) Programmer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.85%) Senior Systems Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (69.23%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 18 (69.23%) STL
2 8 (30.77%) HTML
2 8 (30.77%) POSIX
2 8 (30.77%) XML
2 8 (30.77%) XSLT
3 7 (26.92%) Apache OpenJPA
3 7 (26.92%) CSS
3 7 (26.92%) DOM
3 7 (26.92%) Drools
3 7 (26.92%) J2EE
3 7 (26.92%) JAXB
3 7 (26.92%) JMS
3 7 (26.92%) JPA
3 7 (26.92%) JSP
3 7 (26.92%) SAX
3 7 (26.92%) SOAP
3 7 (26.92%) Web Services
3 7 (26.92%) WSDL
3 7 (26.92%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (26.92%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.85%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.85%) ASIC
2 1 (3.85%) CAN bus
2 1 (3.85%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.85%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.85%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.85%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.85%) Equities
2 1 (3.85%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.85%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 21 (80.77%) Linux
2 7 (26.92%) Windows
3 2 (7.69%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
4 1 (3.85%) CentOS
4 1 (3.85%) Unix
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (73.08%) OO
2 18 (69.23%) Multithreading
2 18 (69.23%) Software Engineering
3 10 (38.46%) Cross-Platform Development
4 8 (30.77%) Agile Software Development
4 8 (30.77%) Continuous Integration
4 8 (30.77%) Mathematics
4 8 (30.77%) UML
5 7 (26.92%) Analytics
5 7 (26.92%) AOP
5 7 (26.92%) API Design
5 7 (26.92%) BPMN
5 7 (26.92%) ETL
5 7 (26.92%) Memory Management
5 7 (26.92%) Microservices
5 7 (26.92%) Open Source
5 7 (26.92%) RUP
5 7 (26.92%) Workflow
6 4 (15.38%) Prototyping
6 4 (15.38%) Reverse Engineering
Programming Languages
1 21 (80.77%) C++
2 13 (50.00%) Python
3 9 (34.62%) C
4 8 (30.77%) SQL
5 7 (26.92%) C#
5 7 (26.92%) Go
5 7 (26.92%) Groovy
5 7 (26.92%) Java
5 7 (26.92%) JavaScript
5 7 (26.92%) Ruby
5 7 (26.92%) Scala
5 7 (26.92%) Shell Script
6 2 (7.69%) Perl
7 1 (3.85%) Assembly Language
7 1 (3.85%) Bash Shell
Qualifications
1 4 (15.38%) Security Cleared
2 3 (11.54%) Degree
3 1 (3.85%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.69%) JTAG
2 1 (3.85%) IEC 61131
2 1 (3.85%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (3.85%) Docker
1 1 (3.85%) Firmware
1 1 (3.85%) KVM
1 1 (3.85%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.85%) Graphite
1 1 (3.85%) logstash
1 1 (3.85%) Nagios
1 1 (3.85%) Prometheus
1 1 (3.85%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (38.46%) Cisco
2 8 (30.77%) Google
2 8 (30.77%) Splunk
3 7 (26.92%) Altova
3 7 (26.92%) ILOG
3 7 (26.92%) Oracle
4 2 (7.69%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.85%) Perforce
5 1 (3.85%) Solace
5 1 (3.85%) VMware
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