The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 4 September 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 96 88
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 5 6
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.43% 0.60%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.98% 2.34%
Number of salaries quoted 0 5 6
Average salary - £65,000 £60,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +8.33%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -10.00%
GSM
East of England

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bedfordshire region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
178 253 256
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.68% 21.89% 25.70%
Number of salaries quoted 152 228 237
Average salary £46,000 £42,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+9.52% -
90% offered a salary of more than £30,500 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £57,200 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing GSM across the Bedfordshire region.

GSM Salary Trend in Bedfordshire