The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bracknell region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 20 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
20 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 77 69 -
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 3 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 0.54% 0.18% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.51% 0.47% -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
GSM
Berkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bracknell
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
199 214 149
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bracknell 36.12% 39.27% 30.35%
Number of salaries quoted 93 150 130
Average salary £34,000 £32,000 £38,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -15.78%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £24,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Bracknell

GSM
Salary Trend in Bracknell

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

GSM Salary Trend in Bracknell

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bracknell

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing GSM also mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GSM.

1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
2 8 (88.89%) NEC
2 8 (88.89%) Electronics
2 8 (88.89%) Home Automation
2 8 (88.89%) Embedded Systems
2 8 (88.89%) Embedded Software Development
2 8 (88.89%) C
2 8 (88.89%) C#
2 8 (88.89%) C++
2 8 (88.89%) .NET
2 8 (88.89%) MFC
2 8 (88.89%) GPRS
2 8 (88.89%) Embedded C
2 8 (88.89%) Embedded C++
2 8 (88.89%) EMC
2 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
2 8 (88.89%) Assembly Language
2 8 (88.89%) Firmware
2 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
3 7 (77.78%) Android Development
3 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
3 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
3 7 (77.78%) Android
4 1 (11.11%) LTE
4 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
4 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
4 1 (11.11%) 2G
4 1 (11.11%) WiMAX

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Bracknell by Category

For the 6 months to 20 October 2014, IT jobs across the Bracknell region citing GSM also mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled that cited GSM. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 9 (100.00%) Wireless
2 8 (88.89%) GPRS
2 8 (88.89%) Ethernet
2 8 (88.89%) TCP/IP
3 1 (11.11%) 3G
3 1 (11.11%) UMTS
3 1 (11.11%) 2G
3 1 (11.11%) WiMAX
3 1 (11.11%) RNC
3 1 (11.11%) LTE
General
1 8 (88.89%) Electronics
2 1 (11.11%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 8 (88.89%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 8 (88.89%) .NET
1 8 (88.89%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 8 (88.89%) Home Automation
1 8 (88.89%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (11.11%) Analytical Skills
Operating Systems
1 7 (77.78%) Android
1 7 (77.78%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (88.89%) Software Engineering
1 8 (88.89%) Embedded Software Development
2 7 (77.78%) Android Development
2 7 (77.78%) iOS Development
3 1 (11.11%) Service Delivery
Programming Languages
1 8 (88.89%) C
1 8 (88.89%) C#
1 8 (88.89%) C++
1 8 (88.89%) Embedded C
1 8 (88.89%) Embedded C++
1 8 (88.89%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 9 (100.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (11.11%) SLA
1 1 (11.11%) QA
System Software
1 8 (88.89%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (88.89%) EMC
1 8 (88.89%) NEC
2 1 (11.11%) Nortel
2 1 (11.11%) Ericsson
2 1 (11.11%) Nokia