The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 26 August 2016 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

3 months to
26 Aug 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 126 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.12% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.75% - -
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 0
Median salary £55,000 - -
UK excluding London median salary £48,750 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+21.87% -11.11%
GSM
South West

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
268 335 273
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 15.84% 18.02% 15.08%
Number of salaries quoted 226 305 225
Median salary £35,936 £38,000 £35,000
Median salary % change year-on-year
-5.43% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £51,500 £52,500 £70,000
UK excluding London median salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

The demand trend of job ads across the Bristol region citing GSM as a proportion of all IT jobs with a match in the Communications & Networking category.

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

GSM
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

GSM Salary Trend in Bristol

GSM
Top 25 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 26 August 2016, IT jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the Bristol region with a requirement for GSM.

1 8 (100.00%) WCDMA
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 8 (100.00%) LTE
1 8 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
2 6 (75.00%) 4G
2 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 6 (75.00%) 2G
3 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
3 5 (62.50%) Nokia
3 5 (62.50%) Network Design
3 5 (62.50%) Huawei
4 3 (37.50%) 3G
4 3 (37.50%) HSPA
4 3 (37.50%) Actix
4 3 (37.50%) Nortel
4 3 (37.50%) Ericsson
4 3 (37.50%) High Availability
5 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
5 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
5 2 (25.00%) Demand Management
5 2 (25.00%) GPRS
5 2 (25.00%) SMS
5 2 (25.00%) UMTS
5 2 (25.00%) Billing
5 2 (25.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 8 (100.00%) LTE
1 8 (100.00%) Radio Access Network
1 8 (100.00%) WCDMA
2 6 (75.00%) 2G
2 6 (75.00%) 4G
3 5 (62.50%) Wireshark
4 3 (37.50%) 3G
4 3 (37.50%) HSPA
5 2 (25.00%) GPRS
5 2 (25.00%) SMS
5 2 (25.00%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) eggPlant
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (25.00%) Billing
Job Titles
1 6 (75.00%) Designer
1 6 (75.00%) Senior Designer
2 2 (25.00%) Integration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Mobile Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test and Integration Engineer
2 2 (25.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (12.50%) Mobile Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Senior Mobile Designer
3 1 (12.50%) Telecoms Designer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (75.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 5 (62.50%) Network Design
3 3 (37.50%) High Availability
4 2 (25.00%) Defect Management
4 2 (25.00%) Demand Management
4 2 (25.00%) Integration Acceptance Testing
Vendors
1 5 (62.50%) Huawei
1 5 (62.50%) Nokia
2 3 (37.50%) Actix
2 3 (37.50%) Ericsson
2 3 (37.50%) Nortel