The table below looks at the statistics 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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 125 126 129
Rank change year-on-year
+1 +3
Permanent jobs citing GSM 14 9 21
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.56% 0.42% 0.75%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.76% 1.86% 3.30%
Number of salaries quoted 13 7 10
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £47,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +10.52%
90% offered a salary of more than £37,500 £51,500 £38,250
10% offered a salary of more than £57,000 £57,000 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £43,500 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-13.00% +11.11%
GSM
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Cambridgeshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
507 484 636
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.43% 22.45% 22.63%
Number of salaries quoted 383 352 486
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% +6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £27,650 £28,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 24 December 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 24 December 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
(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
Cambridge +11 12 £40,000 -33.33%
GSM
East of England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 19 (65.52%) 3G
2 17 (58.62%) LTE
3 16 (55.17%) C
4 14 (48.28%) C++
5 11 (37.93%) Project Management
5 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
6 10 (34.48%) Embedded C
7 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
7 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
8 8 (27.59%) MySQL
8 8 (27.59%) Linux
8 8 (27.59%) UMTS
8 8 (27.59%) EMC
8 8 (27.59%) Wireless
9 7 (24.14%) Java
9 7 (24.14%) Perl
9 7 (24.14%) Python
9 7 (24.14%) Bluetooth
9 7 (24.14%) GPRS
9 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
9 7 (24.14%) Middleware
9 7 (24.14%) Electronics
9 7 (24.14%) 2G
9 7 (24.14%) Device Driver
9 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
9 7 (24.14%) High Availability
9 7 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
10 6 (20.69%) VMware
10 6 (20.69%) Marketing
10 6 (20.69%) ZigBee

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 5 (17.24%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (3.45%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (17.24%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 19 (65.52%) 3G
2 17 (58.62%) LTE
3 8 (27.59%) Wireless
3 8 (27.59%) UMTS
4 7 (24.14%) Bluetooth
4 7 (24.14%) GPRS
4 7 (24.14%) 2G
5 6 (20.69%) 4G
5 6 (20.69%) ZigBee
6 2 (6.90%) TETRA
6 2 (6.90%) 3GPP
6 2 (6.90%) WCDMA
6 2 (6.90%) SNMP
7 1 (3.45%) SSL
7 1 (3.45%) Ethernet
7 1 (3.45%) DECT
7 1 (3.45%) Frame Relay
7 1 (3.45%) CDMA2000
7 1 (3.45%) RTP
7 1 (3.45%) SS7
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (27.59%) MySQL
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server
2 1 (3.45%) SQL Server 2008
Development Applications
1 2 (6.90%) CppUnit
1 2 (6.90%) Valgrind
2 1 (3.45%) Jenkins
2 1 (3.45%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (31.03%) Telecoms
2 7 (24.14%) Electronics
3 6 (20.69%) Marketing
4 2 (6.90%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (27.59%) Software Engineer
1 8 (27.59%) Design Engineer
2 7 (24.14%) Electronics Engineer
3 6 (20.69%) Principal Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Principal Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Embedded Software Engineer
4 5 (17.24%) Support Engineer
5 4 (13.79%) Developer
6 3 (10.34%) Senior Developer
7 2 (6.90%) Senior Design Engineer
7 2 (6.90%) RF Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Software Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Support
8 1 (3.45%) Development Manager
8 1 (3.45%) Project Manager
8 1 (3.45%) C++ Developer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Support Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Senior Software Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Technical Engineer
8 1 (3.45%) Development Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (24.14%) Middleware
2 1 (3.45%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (24.14%) Device Driver
1 7 (24.14%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (6.90%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
3 1 (3.45%) Computer Science
3 1 (3.45%) Open Source
3 1 (3.45%) Algorithms
Operating Systems
1 8 (27.59%) Linux
2 1 (3.45%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (37.93%) Project Management
1 11 (37.93%) Software Engineering
2 9 (31.03%) Agile Software Development
3 7 (24.14%) High Availability
4 5 (17.24%) TDD
4 5 (17.24%) OO
4 5 (17.24%) B2B
5 4 (13.79%) Continuous Improvement
5 4 (13.79%) Software Licensing
6 2 (6.90%) Multithreading
6 2 (6.90%) Configuration Management
7 1 (3.45%) Validation
7 1 (3.45%) Scrum
7 1 (3.45%) Requirements Analysis
7 1 (3.45%) Refactoring
7 1 (3.45%) Integration Testing
7 1 (3.45%) Time Management
7 1 (3.45%) Test Automation
7 1 (3.45%) Signal Processing
7 1 (3.45%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 16 (55.17%) C
2 14 (48.28%) C++
3 10 (34.48%) Embedded C
4 7 (24.14%) Python
4 7 (24.14%) Bash Shell
4 7 (24.14%) Java
4 7 (24.14%) Perl
5 4 (13.79%) SQL
5 4 (13.79%) Embedded C++
6 2 (6.90%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (6.90%) Degree
2 1 (3.45%) SC Cleared
2 1 (3.45%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (24.14%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (20.69%) VMware Infrastructure
2 1 (3.45%) Firmware
Vendors
1 8 (27.59%) EMC
2 6 (20.69%) VMware
3 2 (6.90%) Coverity
4 1 (3.45%) Genesys
4 1 (3.45%) Microsoft