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 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
4 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 100 96
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 6 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.48% 0.26%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 2.37% 1.10%
Number of salaries quoted 0 6 3
Average salary - £38,750 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -29.54%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
- -11.11%
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
181 253 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.86% 20.42% 23.72%
Number of salaries quoted 153 237 246
Average salary £45,000 £36,500 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+23.28% -18.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £29,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

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