The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies 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 25 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
25 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
GNU Debugger
UK
Rank 851 935 934
Rank change year-on-year +84 -1  
Permanent jobs citing GDB 16 29 22
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.019% 0.028% 0.021%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.096% 0.16% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 8 28 13
Median salary £60,000 £45,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +33.33% -10.00%  
90% offered a salary of more than £49,250 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £88,250 £80,000 £57,000
UK excluding London median salary £57,500 £35,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year +64.28% -12.50%  

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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 16615 18661 17269
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 19.56% 18.07% 16.26%
Number of salaries quoted 13960 15946 14493
Median salary £49,000 £47,500 £45,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +3.15% +5.55%  
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £70,000 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

GDB
Job Vacancy Trend

The job posting trend of jobs advertised 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 UK

GDB
Salary Trend

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

Salary trend for GDB in the UK

GDB
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GDB over the 3 months to 25 March 2017.

Salary histogram for GDB in the UK

GDB
Top 6 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GDB within the UK over the 3 months to 25 March 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
England +79 16 £60,000 +33.33% 3
London +69 10 £88,750 +14.51%
South East +83 6 £57,500 +27.77% 3
Camberley - 6 £57,500 - 1
Surrey - 6 £57,500 - 2
Mayfair - 1 £90,000 -

GDB
Top 30 Related IT Skills

For the 6 months to 25 March 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 with a requirement for GDB.

1 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 28 (87.50%) C++
3 26 (81.25%) Multithreading
4 24 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 24 (75.00%) STL
4 24 (75.00%) OO
5 23 (71.88%) Subversion
6 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
7 17 (53.13%) C
7 17 (53.13%) Java
8 16 (50.00%) Ruby
8 16 (50.00%) Mathematics
8 16 (50.00%) Go
9 15 (46.88%) Analytics
9 15 (46.88%) Open Source
9 15 (46.88%) Finance
9 15 (46.88%) Python
9 15 (46.88%) Windows
10 14 (43.75%) SQL
10 14 (43.75%) MySQL
10 14 (43.75%) POSIX
10 14 (43.75%) Tomcat
10 14 (43.75%) nginx
10 14 (43.75%) LEMP Stack
11 13 (40.63%) API Design
11 13 (40.63%) Sonatype Nexus
11 13 (40.63%) Microservices
11 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
11 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
11 13 (40.63%) Enterprise Software

GDB
Top Related IT Skills 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 14 (43.75%) nginx
1 14 (43.75%) Tomcat
2 13 (40.63%) JBoss
2 13 (40.63%) Jetty
2 13 (40.63%) WebLogic
2 13 (40.63%) WebSphere
3 1 (3.13%) CloudStack
3 1 (3.13%) Elasticsearch
Business Applications
1 3 (9.38%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.13%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 13 (40.63%) HTTP
1 13 (40.63%) HTTPS
1 13 (40.63%) SNMP
1 13 (40.63%) TCP/IP
2 10 (31.25%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (31.25%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (31.25%) GSM
2 10 (31.25%) LTE
2 10 (31.25%) PBX
2 10 (31.25%) RANAP
2 10 (31.25%) RTP
2 10 (31.25%) UMTS
2 10 (31.25%) Wireshark
3 4 (12.50%) MGW
3 4 (12.50%) SGSN
4 3 (9.38%) tcpdump
5 2 (6.25%) GGSN
6 1 (3.13%) DNS
6 1 (3.13%) Firewall
6 1 (3.13%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 14 (43.75%) MySQL
2 13 (40.63%) InterSystems Cache
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database
2 13 (40.63%) Oracle Database 11g
2 13 (40.63%) PostgreSQL
2 13 (40.63%) Relational Database
3 1 (3.13%) MongoDB
3 1 (3.13%) Redis
Development Applications
1 23 (71.88%) Subversion
2 13 (40.63%) Ant
2 13 (40.63%) CppUnit
2 13 (40.63%) Eclipse
2 13 (40.63%) Hudson
2 13 (40.63%) Jenkins
2 13 (40.63%) JUnit
2 13 (40.63%) Maven
2 13 (40.63%) Sonatype Nexus
2 13 (40.63%) Valgrind
2 13 (40.63%) XMLSpy
3 12 (37.50%) GCC
4 10 (31.25%) Trac
5 3 (9.38%) Git (software)
6 1 (3.13%) GitLab
General
1 15 (46.88%) Finance
2 13 (40.63%) Banking
3 10 (31.25%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 17 (53.13%) C++ Software Engineer
1 17 (53.13%) Software Engineer
2 10 (31.25%) C++ Developer
2 10 (31.25%) Developer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (25.00%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Core Network Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Network Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (18.75%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) DevOps Engineer
5 3 (9.38%) Linux Developer
6 2 (6.25%) Applications Developer
6 2 (6.25%) C++ Applications Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Linux/Unix DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Senior DevOps
7 1 (3.13%) Senior Systems Developer
7 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 24 (75.00%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 24 (75.00%) STL
2 14 (43.75%) LEMP Stack
2 14 (43.75%) POSIX
3 13 (40.63%) DOM
3 13 (40.63%) Hibernate
3 13 (40.63%) HTML
3 13 (40.63%) J2EE
3 13 (40.63%) Java EE
3 13 (40.63%) JAXB
3 13 (40.63%) JMS
3 13 (40.63%) JRules
3 13 (40.63%) JSF
3 13 (40.63%) SAX
3 13 (40.63%) Spring
3 13 (40.63%) Web Services
3 13 (40.63%) WSDL
3 13 (40.63%) XML
3 13 (40.63%) XSD
3 13 (40.63%) XSLT
Miscellaneous
1 13 (40.63%) Enterprise Software
2 5 (15.63%) Computer Science
3 2 (6.25%) CUDA
4 1 (3.13%) Algorithms
4 1 (3.13%) Data Structures
4 1 (3.13%) Equities
4 1 (3.13%) Fixed Income
4 1 (3.13%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 29 (90.63%) Linux
2 15 (46.88%) Windows
3 3 (9.38%) Unix
4 2 (6.25%) Mac OS X
5 1 (3.13%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
5 1 (3.13%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 26 (81.25%) Multithreading
2 24 (75.00%) OO
3 19 (59.38%) Software Engineering
4 16 (50.00%) Mathematics
5 15 (46.88%) Analytics
5 15 (46.88%) Open Source
6 13 (40.63%) Agile Software Development
6 13 (40.63%) AOP
6 13 (40.63%) API Design
6 13 (40.63%) BPMN
6 13 (40.63%) Continuous Integration
6 13 (40.63%) ETL
6 13 (40.63%) Memory Management
6 13 (40.63%) Microservices
6 13 (40.63%) RUP
6 13 (40.63%) UML
6 13 (40.63%) Workflow
7 10 (31.25%) Cross-Platform Development
8 3 (9.38%) Configuration Management
8 3 (9.38%) DevOps
Programming Languages
1 28 (87.50%) C++
2 17 (53.13%) C
2 17 (53.13%) Java
3 16 (50.00%) Go
3 16 (50.00%) Ruby
4 15 (46.88%) Python
5 14 (43.75%) SQL
6 13 (40.63%) C#
6 13 (40.63%) Groovy
6 13 (40.63%) JavaScript
6 13 (40.63%) Scala
6 13 (40.63%) Shell Script
7 3 (9.38%) PHP
8 1 (3.13%) MATLAB
8 1 (3.13%) Perl
Qualifications
1 4 (12.50%) Degree
2 1 (3.13%) DV Cleared
2 1 (3.13%) Security Cleared
System Software
1 2 (6.25%) Cygwin
2 1 (3.13%) Ceph
2 1 (3.13%) KVM
2 1 (3.13%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (9.38%) Ansible
1 3 (9.38%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (9.38%) Puppet
2 1 (3.13%) Grafana
2 1 (3.13%) Graphite
2 1 (3.13%) Icinga
2 1 (3.13%) Kibana
2 1 (3.13%) logstash
2 1 (3.13%) Nagios
Vendors
1 13 (40.63%) Altova
1 13 (40.63%) Google
1 13 (40.63%) ILOG
1 13 (40.63%) Oracle
1 13 (40.63%) Splunk
2 10 (31.25%) Cisco
3 1 (3.13%) Perforce
3 1 (3.13%) Red Hat
3 1 (3.13%) Solace
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