The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Buckinghamshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 30 April 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

3 months to
30 Apr 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 114 136 120
Rank change year-on-year
+22 -16
Permanent jobs citing GSM 7 4 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 0.42% 0.18% 0.91%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.90% 1.08% 5.36%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 10
Average salary £36,000 - £45,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
GSM
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Buckinghamshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
369 372 392
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Buckinghamshire 21.99% 16.76% 16.98%
Number of salaries quoted 293 268 311
Average salary £45,000 £45,000 £43,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +3.44%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,500 £31,037 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £61,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Buckinghamshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

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

GSM Salary Trend in Buckinghamshire

GSM
Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016.

GSM Salary Histogram in Buckinghamshire

GSM
Job Locations in Buckinghamshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Buckinghamshire region over the 3 months to 30 April 2016. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Buckingham - 3 £36,000 -
Amersham +3 2 - -
Milton Keynes - 2 £67,500 -
GSM
South East

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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 7 (77.78%) Bluetooth
1 7 (77.78%) C
1 7 (77.78%) Electronics
2 5 (55.56%) Automotive
2 5 (55.56%) C++
2 5 (55.56%) Degree
2 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
3 4 (44.44%) GPRS
3 4 (44.44%) 3G
4 3 (33.33%) B2B
4 3 (33.33%) B2C
4 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 3 (33.33%) Process Management
4 3 (33.33%) Firmware
4 3 (33.33%) Mechatronics
4 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
5 2 (22.22%) Schematic Capture
5 2 (22.22%) RS-232
5 2 (22.22%) RS-485
5 2 (22.22%) Physics
5 2 (22.22%) TDD
5 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
5 2 (22.22%) LTE
5 2 (22.22%) Service Management
5 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (22.22%) Wireless
5 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 2 (22.22%) Finance
5 2 (22.22%) SLA
5 2 (22.22%) Embedded C

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Buckinghamshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Buckinghamshire 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.

Applications
1 2 (22.22%) AutoCAD
Communications & Networking
1 7 (77.78%) Bluetooth
2 4 (44.44%) 3G
2 4 (44.44%) GPRS
3 2 (22.22%) Ethernet
3 2 (22.22%) LTE
3 2 (22.22%) RS-232
3 2 (22.22%) RS-485
3 2 (22.22%) SDH
3 2 (22.22%) TCP/IP
3 2 (22.22%) Wi-Fi
3 2 (22.22%) Wireless
3 2 (22.22%) ZigBee
General
1 7 (77.78%) Electronics
2 5 (55.56%) Automotive
3 3 (33.33%) Manufacturing
4 2 (22.22%) Finance
4 2 (22.22%) Telecoms
5 1 (11.11%) Legal
Job Titles
1 5 (55.56%) Electronics Engineer
2 3 (33.33%) Senior Electronics Engineer
3 2 (22.22%) Contracts Manager
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Commercial Contracts Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Commercial Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Development Manager
4 1 (11.11%) Electronics Design Engineer
4 1 (11.11%) Team Leader
4 1 (11.11%) Technical Manager
Miscellaneous
1 5 (55.56%) Computer Science
2 3 (33.33%) Embedded Systems
2 3 (33.33%) Mechatronics
3 2 (22.22%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 1 (11.11%) Linux
1 1 (11.11%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (33.33%) B2B
1 3 (33.33%) B2C
1 3 (33.33%) Process Management
2 2 (22.22%) Schematic Capture
2 2 (22.22%) Service Management
2 2 (22.22%) TDD
3 1 (11.11%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (11.11%) PRINCE2
3 1 (11.11%) Product Management
3 1 (11.11%) Project Management
3 1 (11.11%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 7 (77.78%) C
2 5 (55.56%) C++
3 2 (22.22%) Embedded C
4 1 (11.11%) C#
4 1 (11.11%) Perl
4 1 (11.11%) Python
Qualifications
1 5 (55.56%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (22.22%) SLA
System Software
1 3 (33.33%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (11.11%) EMC