Period
to 22 November 2017

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 6 months to 22 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GNU Debugger
England > South East
6 months to
22 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 524 588 635
Rank change year-on-year +64 +47 -11
Permanent jobs citing GDB 31 10 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.10% 0.028% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.49% 0.16% 0.12%
Number of salaries quoted 26 10 8
South East median annual salary £55,000 £46,250 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +18.92% +2.78% +20.00%
10th Percentile £40,000 £38,500 £41,750
90th Percentile £61,875 £55,000 £48,250
England 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 the South East with a requirement for development application skills.

All Development Application Skills
South East
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 6278 6212 7360
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.40% 17.65% 17.43%
Number of salaries quoted 5443 5489 6379
South East median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000
10th Percentile £31,250 £31,000 £29,750
90th Percentile £63,750 £63,750 £61,250
England median annual salary £50,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year +5.26% +5.56% -

GDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the South East

Job postings citing GDB as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in the South East.

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 6 months to 22 November 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 6 months to 22 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
Surrey +25 27 £53,750 +16.22% 5
Thames Valley - 4 £58,750 - 1
Oxfordshire - 4 £58,750 - 1
GDB
England

For the 6 months to 22 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 South East region with a requirement for GDB.

1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 28 (90.32%) Linux
2 28 (90.32%) Software Engineering
2 28 (90.32%) GCC
3 27 (87.10%) Subversion
3 27 (87.10%) STL
3 27 (87.10%) Telecoms
3 27 (87.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 26 (83.87%) Trac
4 26 (83.87%) Diameter Protocol
4 26 (83.87%) Cross-Platform Development
4 26 (83.87%) RTP
4 26 (83.87%) OO
4 26 (83.87%) Cisco
4 26 (83.87%) GSM
4 26 (83.87%) PBX
4 26 (83.87%) UMTS
4 26 (83.87%) RANAP
4 26 (83.87%) Wireshark
4 26 (83.87%) Asterisk PBX
4 26 (83.87%) LTE
4 26 (83.87%) Multithreading
5 25 (80.65%) MGW
5 25 (80.65%) SGSN
6 24 (77.42%) GGSN
7 5 (16.13%) OOP
7 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
8 4 (12.90%) VoIP
8 4 (12.90%) JTAG
8 4 (12.90%) Test Automation

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 26 (83.87%) Asterisk PBX
1 26 (83.87%) Diameter Protocol
1 26 (83.87%) GSM
1 26 (83.87%) LTE
1 26 (83.87%) PBX
1 26 (83.87%) RANAP
1 26 (83.87%) RTP
1 26 (83.87%) UMTS
1 26 (83.87%) Wireshark
2 25 (80.65%) MGW
2 25 (80.65%) SGSN
3 24 (77.42%) GGSN
4 4 (12.90%) VoIP
5 1 (3.23%) Ethernet
5 1 (3.23%) HTTP
5 1 (3.23%) Modbus
5 1 (3.23%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 28 (90.32%) GCC
2 27 (87.10%) Subversion
3 26 (83.87%) Trac
4 1 (3.23%) Bugzilla
4 1 (3.23%) CMake
4 1 (3.23%) CppUnit
4 1 (3.23%) Eclipse
4 1 (3.23%) Git (software)
4 1 (3.23%) GNU Toolchain
4 1 (3.23%) Hudson
4 1 (3.23%) Jenkins
4 1 (3.23%) JIRA
General
1 27 (87.10%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 28 (90.32%) Software Engineer
2 27 (87.10%) C++ Software Engineer
3 21 (67.74%) Telecoms Engineer
3 21 (67.74%) Telecoms Software Engineer
4 11 (35.48%) Core Network Engineer
4 11 (35.48%) Network Engineer
5 10 (32.26%) Linux Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Firmware Engineer
6 3 (9.68%) Principal Engineer
7 2 (6.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Embedded Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior
8 1 (3.23%) Junior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Junior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Linux Engineer
8 1 (3.23%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 27 (87.10%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 27 (87.10%) STL
2 3 (9.68%) Flash
3 1 (3.23%) HTML
3 1 (3.23%) XML
3 1 (3.23%) XML Schema
3 1 (3.23%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 5 (16.13%) Greenfield Project
2 3 (9.68%) ASIC
2 3 (9.68%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (3.23%) CAN bus
3 1 (3.23%) Device Driver
3 1 (3.23%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 28 (90.32%) Linux
2 1 (3.23%) Embedded Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 28 (90.32%) Software Engineering
2 26 (83.87%) Cross-Platform Development
2 26 (83.87%) Multithreading
2 26 (83.87%) OO
3 5 (16.13%) OOP
4 4 (12.90%) Software Architecture
4 4 (12.90%) Test Automation
5 3 (9.68%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (9.68%) Benchmarking
5 3 (9.68%) Mentoring
5 3 (9.68%) Prototyping
6 1 (3.23%) Continuous Integration
6 1 (3.23%) UML
6 1 (3.23%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 31 (100.00%) C++
2 3 (9.68%) Assembly Language
2 3 (9.68%) C
2 3 (9.68%) Perl
2 3 (9.68%) Python
3 1 (3.23%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (3.23%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (12.90%) JTAG
2 1 (3.23%) IEC 61131
2 1 (3.23%) MISRA
System Software
1 3 (9.68%) Firmware
Vendors
1 26 (83.87%) Cisco