The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 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 27 March 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

GNU Debugger
England / West Midlands
3 months to
27 Mar 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank - 233 -
Permanent jobs citing GDB 0 13 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the West Midlands - 0.21% -
As % of the Development Applications category - 1.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 0 13 0
Median salary - £35,000 -
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 advertised in the West Midlands with a requirement for development application skills.

Development Application Skills
West Midlands
Permanent job vacancies with a requirement for development application skills 784 922 804
As % of all permanent IT job vacancies advertised in the West Midlands 16.60% 14.98% 15.65%
Number of salaries quoted 672 809 713
Median salary £40,000 £42,500 £40,000
Median salary % change year-on-year -5.88% +6.25%  
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,300 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £42,500 £41,000
% change year-on-year - +3.65%  

GDB
Job Vacancy Trend in the West Midlands

The job posting trend of jobs advertised in the West Midlands 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 West Midlands

GDB
Salary Trend in the West Midlands

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

Salary trend for GDB in the West Midlands

GDB
Top 30 Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands

For the 6 months to 27 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 across the West Midlands region with a requirement for GDB.

1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (60.00%) LAMP
2 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
2 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 3 (60.00%) C
2 3 (60.00%) Java
2 3 (60.00%) PHP
2 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
2 3 (60.00%) Magento
2 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 3 (60.00%) Ansible
2 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 3 (60.00%) Go
2 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
3 2 (40.00%) Analytics
3 2 (40.00%) X-Windows
3 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
3 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
3 2 (40.00%) Unix
3 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 2 (40.00%) C++
3 2 (40.00%) Cygwin
3 2 (40.00%) Qt
3 2 (40.00%) Parallel Programming
3 2 (40.00%) Open Source
3 2 (40.00%) CUDA
3 2 (40.00%) OpenMP
3 2 (40.00%) Multithreading

GDB
Co-occurring IT Skills in the West Midlands 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 1 (20.00%) CloudStack
1 1 (20.00%) Elasticsearch
1 1 (20.00%) nginx
1 1 (20.00%) Tomcat
Business Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Magento
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Cloud Computing
Communications & Networking
1 3 (60.00%) tcpdump
2 1 (20.00%) DNS
2 1 (20.00%) Firewall
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) MongoDB
1 1 (20.00%) MySQL
1 1 (20.00%) Redis
Development Applications
1 3 (60.00%) Git (software)
2 1 (20.00%) GitLab
Job Titles
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps Engineer
2 2 (40.00%) Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Applications Developer
2 2 (40.00%) C++ Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Developer
2 2 (40.00%) Linux Developer
3 1 (20.00%) Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Linux/Unix DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Senior Cloud Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps
3 1 (20.00%) Senior DevOps Engineer
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (60.00%) LAMP
2 2 (40.00%) OpenMP
2 2 (40.00%) Qt
2 2 (40.00%) X-Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Elastic Stack
3 1 (20.00%) LEMP Stack
Miscellaneous
1 4 (80.00%) Computer Science
2 2 (40.00%) CUDA
Operating Systems
1 3 (60.00%) Linux
2 2 (40.00%) Mac OS X
2 2 (40.00%) Unix
2 2 (40.00%) Windows
3 1 (20.00%) Ubuntu
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (60.00%) Configuration Management
1 3 (60.00%) DevOps
2 2 (40.00%) Analytics
2 2 (40.00%) E-Commerce
2 2 (40.00%) Mathematics
2 2 (40.00%) Multithreading
2 2 (40.00%) Open Source
2 2 (40.00%) Parallel Programming
3 1 (20.00%) Migration
Programming Languages
1 3 (60.00%) C
1 3 (60.00%) Go
1 3 (60.00%) Java
1 3 (60.00%) PHP
1 3 (60.00%) Ruby
2 2 (40.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 2 (40.00%) Degree
System Software
1 2 (40.00%) Cygwin
2 1 (20.00%) Ceph
2 1 (20.00%) KVM
2 1 (20.00%) Varnish
Systems Management
1 3 (60.00%) Ansible
1 3 (60.00%) Opscode Chef
1 3 (60.00%) Puppet
2 1 (20.00%) Grafana
2 1 (20.00%) Graphite
2 1 (20.00%) Icinga
2 1 (20.00%) Kibana
2 1 (20.00%) logstash
2 1 (20.00%) Nagios