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

Location
3 months to
3 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 105 80
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 4 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.34% 1.11%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.91% 4.60%
Number of salaries quoted 0 4 12
Average salary - £37,500 £55,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -31.81%
UK excluding London average salary £41,250 £42,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-2.94% -15.00%
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
188 209 261
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.08% 17.86% 24.10%
Number of salaries quoted 154 187 234
Average salary £45,000 £36,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -28.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,200 £25,000 £32,950
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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