The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridge 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 107 108 119
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +11
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 2 10
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 0.072% 0.14% 0.55%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.37% 0.60% 2.36%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 10
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -15.78%
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £40,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.17% +1.25%
GSM
Cambridgeshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridge
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
267 332 423
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridge 19.29% 22.57% 23.43%
Number of salaries quoted 227 288 346
Average salary £50,000 £45,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+11.11% +5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £32,435 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £75,000 £65,000 £67,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £42,500 £40,000
% change year-on-year
- +6.25%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridge

GSM
Salary Trend in Cambridge

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

GSM Salary Trend in Cambridge

GSM
Top 9 Related IT Skills in Cambridge

For the 6 months to 30 April 2016, IT jobs across the Cambridge 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 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 1 (100.00%) Degree
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Arduino

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridge by Category

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

Job Titles
1 1 (100.00%) C++ Software Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Hardware Engineer
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (100.00%) Arduino
1 1 (100.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (100.00%) Mathematics
Operating Systems
1 1 (100.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (100.00%) Rapid Prototyping
1 1 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 1 (100.00%) C
1 1 (100.00%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (100.00%) Degree