Period
to 12 December 2018

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 12 December 2018 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GNU Debugger
England > South East
6 months to
12 Dec 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 531 521 582
Rank change year-on-year -10 +61 +68
Permanent jobs citing GDB 5 33 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 0.018% 0.11% 0.026%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.087% 0.52% 0.15%
Number of salaries quoted 5 25 9
South East median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +22.22% -
10th Percentile £45,500 £40,000 £38,250
90th Percentile £61,500 £57,500 £55,000
England median annual salary £55,000 £55,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year - +22.22% -

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 5,774 6,311 6,069
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the South East 20.58% 20.26% 17.74%
Number of salaries quoted 5,030 5,430 5,329
South East median annual salary £48,000 £45,000 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +6.67% - -
10th Percentile £31,975 £31,250 £31,250
90th Percentile £68,750 £63,750 £63,750
England median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year +5.00% +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
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 12 December 2018. 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
Thames Valley +37 4 £56,250 -2.17%
Oxfordshire +23 3 £60,000 +4.35%
Berkshire - 1 £50,000 -
Hampshire - 1 £55,000 -
GDB
England

For the 6 months to 12 December 2018, IT jobs citing GDB also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads across the South East region with a requirement for GDB.

1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Python
2 3 (60.00%) JTAG
2 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
3 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
3 2 (40.00%) Flash
3 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
3 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
3 2 (40.00%) Firmware
3 2 (40.00%) ASIC
3 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
3 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) Degree
4 1 (20.00%) JIRA
4 1 (20.00%) Blog
4 1 (20.00%) Release Management
4 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
4 1 (20.00%) System Testing
4 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
4 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
4 1 (20.00%) Project Management
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
4 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
4 1 (20.00%) XML
4 1 (20.00%) XSLT
4 1 (20.00%) Linux

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 1 (20.00%) Ethernet
1 1 (20.00%) HTTP
1 1 (20.00%) Modbus
1 1 (20.00%) TCP/IP
Development Applications
1 2 (40.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) Bugzilla
2 1 (20.00%) CMake
2 1 (20.00%) CppUnit
2 1 (20.00%) Eclipse
2 1 (20.00%) Hudson
2 1 (20.00%) IDA Disassembler
2 1 (20.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (20.00%) JIRA
2 1 (20.00%) Metasploit
2 1 (20.00%) OllyDbg
2 1 (20.00%) Subversion
2 1 (20.00%) Visual Studio
2 1 (20.00%) WinDbg
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Security Researcher
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (40.00%) Flash
2 1 (20.00%) HTML
2 1 (20.00%) Qt
2 1 (20.00%) XML
2 1 (20.00%) XML Schema
2 1 (20.00%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 3 (60.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (40.00%) ASIC
3 1 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (20.00%) Blog
3 1 (20.00%) CAN bus
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver
3 1 (20.00%) State Machine
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Test Automation
2 2 (40.00%) Agile Software Development
2 2 (40.00%) Benchmarking
2 2 (40.00%) Prototyping
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) Cross-Platform Development
3 1 (20.00%) Device Driver Development
3 1 (20.00%) Gantt Chart
3 1 (20.00%) Mentoring
3 1 (20.00%) OOD
3 1 (20.00%) Open Source
3 1 (20.00%) Problem-Solving
3 1 (20.00%) Project Management
3 1 (20.00%) Release Management
3 1 (20.00%) Reverse Engineering
3 1 (20.00%) SIEM
3 1 (20.00%) Software Architecture
3 1 (20.00%) System Testing
3 1 (20.00%) UML
3 1 (20.00%) Unit Testing
Programming Languages
1 4 (80.00%) C++
2 3 (60.00%) Python
3 2 (40.00%) C
3 2 (40.00%) Perl
4 1 (20.00%) Assembly Language
4 1 (20.00%) C#
4 1 (20.00%) Embedded C++
4 1 (20.00%) Ruby
4 1 (20.00%) SQL
Qualifications
1 1 (20.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (60.00%) JTAG
2 1 (20.00%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Nessus
1 1 (20.00%) Nmap
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Microsoft