The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Cambridgeshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Cambridgeshire region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 135 131 138
Rank change year-on-year
-4 +7
Permanent jobs citing GSM 13 20 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.51% 0.72% 0.68%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 3.61% 3.62%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 16
Average salary £45,000 £47,500 £43,750
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.26% +8.57%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £42,000 £38,750
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
546 554 580
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 21.57% 19.89% 18.71%
Number of salaries quoted 444 428 494
Average salary £42,500 £39,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.59% -7.05%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £27,500 £30,712
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £54,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
East of England

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Cambridgeshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

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

GSM Salary Trend in Cambridgeshire

GSM
Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014.

GSM Salary Histogram in Cambridgeshire

GSM
Job Locations in Cambridgeshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the Cambridgeshire region over the 3 months to 18 April 2014. 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
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Job
Vacancies
Cambridge -2 11 £40,000 -15.78%
Peterborough +1 1 £55,000 +25.71%
GSM
East of England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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 16 (66.67%) GPRS
2 15 (62.50%) C
2 15 (62.50%) C++
3 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
4 10 (41.67%) Degree
4 10 (41.67%) ZigBee
4 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
4 10 (41.67%) TDD
4 10 (41.67%) OO
5 9 (37.50%) Marketing
6 8 (33.33%) TETRA
6 8 (33.33%) Project Management
6 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
7 7 (29.17%) LTE
7 7 (29.17%) Wireless
8 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
8 6 (25.00%) Python
9 5 (20.83%) Multimedia
9 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
9 5 (20.83%) Java
9 5 (20.83%) UMTS
9 5 (20.83%) Tcl
9 5 (20.83%) Electronics
9 5 (20.83%) TTCN
10 4 (16.67%) Product Management
11 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
11 2 (8.33%) Bluetooth
11 2 (8.33%) DECT
11 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
11 2 (8.33%) Firmware

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Cambridgeshire 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (4.17%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (8.33%) MS Excel
2 1 (4.17%) MS Office
2 1 (4.17%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 16 (66.67%) GPRS
2 10 (41.67%) ZigBee
3 8 (33.33%) TETRA
4 7 (29.17%) LTE
4 7 (29.17%) Wireless
5 5 (20.83%) UMTS
6 2 (8.33%) Bluetooth
6 2 (8.33%) DECT
6 2 (8.33%) Wi-Fi
7 1 (4.17%) TDMA
Development Applications
1 1 (4.17%) CruiseControl
1 1 (4.17%) JIRA
1 1 (4.17%) TeamCity
1 1 (4.17%) SCons
General
1 9 (37.50%) Marketing
2 6 (25.00%) Manufacturing
3 5 (20.83%) Multimedia
3 5 (20.83%) Electronics
4 1 (4.17%) Telecoms
4 1 (4.17%) Legal
Job Titles
1 16 (66.67%) Software Engineer
2 11 (45.83%) Principal Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
3 10 (41.67%) Principal Software Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Software Test Engineer
4 6 (25.00%) Test Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Test Development Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Software Development Engineer
5 5 (20.83%) Development Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Design Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Hardware Architect
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Electronics Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Senior Software Engineer
6 2 (8.33%) Design Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Hardware Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) RF Engineer
7 1 (4.17%) Release Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 2 (8.33%) Firmware
2 1 (4.17%) Handset
Operating Systems
1 1 (4.17%) UNIX
1 1 (4.17%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (58.33%) Software Engineering
2 10 (41.67%) Agile Software Development
2 10 (41.67%) TDD
2 10 (41.67%) OO
3 8 (33.33%) Project Management
3 8 (33.33%) Continuous Improvement
4 5 (20.83%) Test Scripting
5 4 (16.67%) Product Management
6 2 (8.33%) Test Automation
6 2 (8.33%) Multithreading
6 2 (8.33%) Refactoring
6 2 (8.33%) Integration Testing
6 2 (8.33%) Scrum
7 1 (4.17%) Automated Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Software Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Management
7 1 (4.17%) Use Case
7 1 (4.17%) System Testing
7 1 (4.17%) Validation
7 1 (4.17%) Requirements Engineering
Programming Languages
1 15 (62.50%) C
1 15 (62.50%) C++
2 6 (25.00%) Python
3 5 (20.83%) Java
3 5 (20.83%) Tcl
3 5 (20.83%) TTCN
4 1 (4.17%) Perl
4 1 (4.17%) MATLAB
4 1 (4.17%) Bash Shell
4 1 (4.17%) R
Qualifications
1 10 (41.67%) Degree
2 2 (8.33%) PhD
3 1 (4.17%) Security Cleared
Vendors
1 1 (4.17%) Microsoft
1 1 (4.17%) EMC
1 1 (4.17%) Genesys
1 1 (4.17%) Perforce