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

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 99 89
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 7 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.60% 0.73%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 3.06% 2.92%
Number of salaries quoted 0 7 8
Average salary - £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -20.00%
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
173 229 274
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 15.84% 19.66% 25.14%
Number of salaries quoted 140 213 248
Average salary £47,500 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+35.71% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,500 £27,500 £30,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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