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 22 June 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GNU Debugger
UK
3 months to
22 Jun 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 863 937 963
Rank change year-on-year +74 +26  
Permanent jobs citing GDB 11 10 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.012% 0.010% 0.023%
As % of the Development Applications category 0.059% 0.056% 0.13%
Number of salaries quoted 10 10 21
Median salary £57,500 £43,750 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +31.42% -12.50%  
90% offered a salary of more than £48,500 £35,000 £40,000
10% offered a salary of more than £61,000 £53,000 £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 with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
UK
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 18627 17887 18702
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the UK 20.97% 18.14% 16.86%
Number of salaries quoted 15360 15504 15675
Median salary £50,000 £50,000 £47,000
Median salary % change year-on-year - +6.38%  
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £33,500 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £72,500 £65,000 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,000
% change year-on-year +5.88% +1.19%  

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 22 June 2017.

Salary histogram for GDB in the UK

GDB
Top 13 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 22 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
England +52 10 £60,000 +37.14% 5
South East +46 8 £60,000 +29.72% 5
Surrey +44 6 £57,500 +24.32% 4
Camberley +19 4 £60,000 +29.72% 4
Oxfordshire - 2 £60,000 - 1
London +33 1 £70,000 +7.69%
South West - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucestershire - 1 £55,000 -
Gloucester - 1 £55,000 -
Banbury - 1 - -
Oxford - 1 £60,000 - 1
Glasgow - 1 £50,000 -
Scotland - 1 £50,000 -

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

1 22 (81.48%) C++
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 19 (70.37%) OO
3 18 (66.67%) STL
3 18 (66.67%) Subversion
3 18 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 18 (66.67%) Multithreading
3 18 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
4 14 (51.85%) Python
5 13 (48.15%) Wireshark
5 13 (48.15%) GCC
6 10 (37.04%) Trac
6 10 (37.04%) Asterisk PBX
6 10 (37.04%) Diameter Protocol
6 10 (37.04%) Cross-Platform Development
6 10 (37.04%) RANAP
6 10 (37.04%) LTE
6 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
6 10 (37.04%) C
6 10 (37.04%) GSM
6 10 (37.04%) PBX
6 10 (37.04%) UMTS
6 10 (37.04%) Cisco
6 10 (37.04%) RTP
7 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
7 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
7 9 (33.33%) SQL
7 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
7 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
8 8 (29.63%) Splunk

GDB
Co-occurring 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 7 (25.93%) JBoss
1 7 (25.93%) Jetty
1 7 (25.93%) nginx
1 7 (25.93%) Tomcat
1 7 (25.93%) WebLogic
1 7 (25.93%) WebSphere
Cloud Services
1 1 (3.70%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (3.70%) Google Cloud Platform
Communications & Networking
1 13 (48.15%) Wireshark
2 10 (37.04%) Asterisk PBX
2 10 (37.04%) Diameter Protocol
2 10 (37.04%) GSM
2 10 (37.04%) LTE
2 10 (37.04%) PBX
2 10 (37.04%) RANAP
2 10 (37.04%) RTP
2 10 (37.04%) UMTS
3 9 (33.33%) TCP/IP
4 8 (29.63%) HTTP
5 7 (25.93%) HTTPS
5 7 (25.93%) MGW
5 7 (25.93%) SGSN
5 7 (25.93%) SNMP
6 5 (18.52%) GGSN
7 1 (3.70%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.70%) Modbus
7 1 (3.70%) Multicast
Database & Business Intelligence
1 7 (25.93%) InterSystems Cache
1 7 (25.93%) MySQL
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database
1 7 (25.93%) Oracle Database 11g
1 7 (25.93%) PostgreSQL
1 7 (25.93%) Relational Database
2 1 (3.70%) Big Data
Development Applications
1 18 (66.67%) Subversion
2 13 (48.15%) GCC
3 10 (37.04%) Trac
4 9 (33.33%) Eclipse
4 9 (33.33%) Jenkins
5 8 (29.63%) CppUnit
5 8 (29.63%) Hudson
6 7 (25.93%) Ant
6 7 (25.93%) JUnit
6 7 (25.93%) Maven
6 7 (25.93%) Sonatype Nexus
6 7 (25.93%) Valgrind
6 7 (25.93%) XMLSpy
7 4 (14.81%) IDA Disassembler
8 2 (7.41%) Git (software)
9 1 (3.70%) Clang
9 1 (3.70%) CMake
9 1 (3.70%) GNU Toolchain
9 1 (3.70%) LabVIEW
9 1 (3.70%) Xcode
General
1 10 (37.04%) Telecoms
2 8 (29.63%) Finance
3 7 (25.93%) Banking
Job Titles
1 16 (59.26%) Software Engineer
2 15 (55.56%) C++ Software Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Core Network Engineer
3 8 (29.63%) Network Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior C++ Software Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Senior Software Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Telecoms Engineer
4 6 (22.22%) Telecoms Software Engineer
5 4 (14.81%) Developer
5 4 (14.81%) Security Researcher
6 3 (11.11%) C++ Developer
6 3 (11.11%) Vulnerability Researcher
7 1 (3.70%) Analyst
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Analyst Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) C++ Programmer
7 1 (3.70%) Embedded Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Junior Software Engineer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior C++ Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Systems Developer
7 1 (3.70%) Senior Telecoms Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (66.67%) Boost C++ Libraries
1 18 (66.67%) STL
2 8 (29.63%) HTML
2 8 (29.63%) POSIX
2 8 (29.63%) XML
2 8 (29.63%) XSLT
3 7 (25.93%) CSS
3 7 (25.93%) DOM
3 7 (25.93%) Drools
3 7 (25.93%) J2EE
3 7 (25.93%) Java EE
3 7 (25.93%) JAXB
3 7 (25.93%) JMS
3 7 (25.93%) JPA
3 7 (25.93%) JSP
3 7 (25.93%) SAX
3 7 (25.93%) SOAP
3 7 (25.93%) Web Services
3 7 (25.93%) WSDL
3 7 (25.93%) XSD
Miscellaneous
1 7 (25.93%) Enterprise Software
2 1 (3.70%) Algorithms
2 1 (3.70%) ASIC
2 1 (3.70%) Blackberry
2 1 (3.70%) CAN bus
2 1 (3.70%) Computer Science
2 1 (3.70%) Data Structures
2 1 (3.70%) Device Driver
2 1 (3.70%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (3.70%) Equities
2 1 (3.70%) Fixed Income
2 1 (3.70%) Foreign Exchange (FX)
Operating Systems
1 22 (81.48%) Linux
2 8 (29.63%) Windows
3 2 (7.41%) Red Hat Enterprise Linux
3 2 (7.41%) Unix
4 1 (3.70%) Android
4 1 (3.70%) Apple iOS
4 1 (3.70%) CentOS
4 1 (3.70%) Mac OS X
4 1 (3.70%) Windows Phone
Processes & Methodologies
1 19 (70.37%) OO
2 18 (66.67%) Multithreading
2 18 (66.67%) Software Engineering
3 10 (37.04%) Cross-Platform Development
4 9 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
5 8 (29.63%) Continuous Integration
5 8 (29.63%) Mathematics
5 8 (29.63%) UML
6 7 (25.93%) Analytics
6 7 (25.93%) AOP
6 7 (25.93%) API Design
6 7 (25.93%) BPMN
6 7 (25.93%) ETL
6 7 (25.93%) Memory Management
6 7 (25.93%) Microservices
6 7 (25.93%) Open Source
6 7 (25.93%) RUP
6 7 (25.93%) Workflow
7 5 (18.52%) Reverse Engineering
8 4 (14.81%) Prototyping
Programming Languages
1 22 (81.48%) C++
2 14 (51.85%) Python
3 10 (37.04%) C
4 9 (33.33%) SQL
5 8 (29.63%) Shell Script
6 7 (25.93%) C#
6 7 (25.93%) Go
6 7 (25.93%) Groovy
6 7 (25.93%) Java
6 7 (25.93%) JavaScript
6 7 (25.93%) Ruby
6 7 (25.93%) Scala
7 3 (11.11%) Perl
8 1 (3.70%) Assembly Language
8 1 (3.70%) Bash Shell
8 1 (3.70%) Objective-C
Qualifications
1 4 (14.81%) Degree
1 4 (14.81%) Security Cleared
2 1 (3.70%) DV Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (7.41%) JTAG
2 1 (3.70%) IEC 61131
2 1 (3.70%) MISRA
System Software
1 2 (7.41%) Firmware
2 1 (3.70%) Docker
2 1 (3.70%) KVM
2 1 (3.70%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 1 (3.70%) Graphite
1 1 (3.70%) logstash
1 1 (3.70%) Nagios
1 1 (3.70%) Prometheus
1 1 (3.70%) Puppet
Vendors
1 10 (37.04%) Cisco
2 8 (29.63%) Google
2 8 (29.63%) Splunk
3 7 (25.93%) Altova
3 7 (25.93%) ILOG
3 7 (25.93%) Oracle
4 2 (7.41%) Red Hat
5 1 (3.70%) Perforce
5 1 (3.70%) Solace
5 1 (3.70%) VMware
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