The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the South East 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 24 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GNU Debugger
England / South East
3 months to
24 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 388 438 475
Rank change year-on-year +50 +37  
Permanent jobs citing GDB 8 4 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.055% 0.022% 0.014%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.28% 0.12% 0.085%
Number of salaries quoted 7 4 1
Median salary £60,000 £46,250 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +29.72% +15.62%  
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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 2846 3254 3529
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the South East 19.68% 17.61% 16.52%
Number of salaries quoted 2504 2942 2974
Median salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
90% offered a salary of more than £32,000 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

GDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the South East 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 the South East

GDB
Salary Trend in the South East

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

Salary trend for GDB in the South East

GDB
Salary Histogram in the South East

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDB in the South East over the 3 months to 24 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GDB in the South East

GDB
Job Locations in the South East

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the South East region over the 3 months to 24 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
Surrey +31 6 £57,500 +24.32% 4
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
GDB
England

For the 6 months to 24 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 South East region with a requirement for GDB.

1 12 (85.71%) C++
1 12 (85.71%) Wireshark
2 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 11 (78.57%) GCC
2 11 (78.57%) Linux
2 11 (78.57%) OO
2 11 (78.57%) Subversion
3 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
3 10 (71.43%) RTP
3 10 (71.43%) Cisco
3 10 (71.43%) GSM
3 10 (71.43%) PBX
3 10 (71.43%) UMTS
3 10 (71.43%) STL
3 10 (71.43%) Trac
3 10 (71.43%) Asterisk PBX
3 10 (71.43%) Multithreading
3 10 (71.43%) LTE
3 10 (71.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
3 10 (71.43%) Diameter Protocol
3 10 (71.43%) Cross-Platform Development
3 10 (71.43%) RANAP
4 7 (50.00%) MGW
4 7 (50.00%) SGSN
5 5 (35.71%) GGSN
6 3 (21.43%) Python
6 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
7 2 (14.29%) IDA Disassembler
7 2 (14.29%) C
7 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing

GDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the South East 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:

Communications & Networking
1 12 (85.71%) Wireshark
2 10 (71.43%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (71.43%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (71.43%) GSM
2 10 (71.43%) LTE
2 10 (71.43%) PBX
2 10 (71.43%) RANAP
2 10 (71.43%) RTP
2 10 (71.43%) UMTS
3 7 (50.00%) MGW
3 7 (50.00%) SGSN
4 5 (35.71%) GGSN
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) HTTP
5 1 (7.14%) Modbus
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 11 (78.57%) GCC
1 11 (78.57%) Subversion
2 10 (71.43%) Trac
3 2 (14.29%) IDA Disassembler
4 1 (7.14%) Bugzilla
4 1 (7.14%) CMake
4 1 (7.14%) CppUnit
4 1 (7.14%) Eclipse
4 1 (7.14%) Git (software)
4 1 (7.14%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (7.14%) Hudson
4 1 (7.14%) Jenkins
4 1 (7.14%) JIRA
4 1 (7.14%) LabVIEW
General
1 10 (71.43%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineer
2 10 (71.43%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (57.14%) Core Network Engineer
3 8 (57.14%) Network Engineer
4 6 (42.86%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (42.86%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 2 (14.29%) Security Researcher
5 2 (14.29%) Vulnerability Researcher
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Firmware Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior
6 1 (7.14%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Junior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Linux Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Principal Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Linux Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Software Engineer
6 1 (7.14%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 10 (71.43%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 10 (71.43%) STL
2 1 (7.14%) Flash
2 1 (7.14%) HTML
2 1 (7.14%) XML
2 1 (7.14%) XML Schema
2 1 (7.14%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 1 (7.14%) ASIC
1 1 (7.14%) CAN bus
1 1 (7.14%) Device Driver
1 1 (7.14%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 11 (78.57%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (78.57%) OO
1 11 (78.57%) Software Engineering
2 10 (71.43%) Cross-Platform Development
2 10 (71.43%) Multithreading
3 3 (21.43%) Prototyping
4 2 (14.29%) Cybersecurity
4 2 (14.29%) Network Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Penetration Testing
4 2 (14.29%) Reverse Engineering
4 2 (14.29%) Software Architecture
4 2 (14.29%) Test Automation
5 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
5 1 (7.14%) Benchmarking
5 1 (7.14%) Continuous Integration
5 1 (7.14%) Mentoring
5 1 (7.14%) OOP
5 1 (7.14%) Project Management
5 1 (7.14%) UML
5 1 (7.14%) Unit Testing
5 1 (7.14%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 12 (85.71%) C++
2 3 (21.43%) Python
3 2 (14.29%) C
4 1 (7.14%) Assembly Language
4 1 (7.14%) Perl
4 1 (7.14%) SQL
Qualifications
1 2 (14.29%) Security Cleared
2 1 (7.14%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (14.29%) JTAG
2 1 (7.14%) IEC 61131
2 1 (7.14%) MISRA
System Software
1 1 (7.14%) Firmware
Vendors
1 10 (71.43%) Cisco
Camberley, Surrey
Spectrum IT Recruitment (South) Ltd
Salary: £50000 - £60000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £30000 - £40000 per annum
Posted: 23 days ago
Camberley
Spectrum IT
Salary: £50000 - £70000 per annum + 23 days holiday, Healthcare,
Posted: 23 days ago
Oxford
Computer Futures
Salary: £55000 - £65000 per annum + competitive
Posted: 22 days ago