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 30 January 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
30 Jan 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 121 115 124
Rank change year-on-year
-6 +9
Permanent jobs citing GSM 8 14 27
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 0.35% 0.68% 1.03%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.74% 2.93% 4.82%
Number of salaries quoted 8 12 11
Average salary £45,000 £52,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-14.28% +5.00%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £42,500
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +17.64%
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
459 478 560
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Cambridgeshire 20.00% 23.13% 21.41%
Number of salaries quoted 358 371 429
Average salary £45,000 £42,500 £37,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+5.88% +14.86%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £27,500 £25,538
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £66,000
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
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 30 January 2015. 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 +1 8 £45,000 -10.00% 1
GSM
East of England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (76.00%) 3G
2 16 (64.00%) LTE
3 12 (48.00%) C
4 11 (44.00%) C++
5 10 (40.00%) Embedded C
6 9 (36.00%) Project Management
6 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
7 8 (32.00%) Wireless
7 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
7 8 (32.00%) EMC
7 8 (32.00%) MySQL
7 8 (32.00%) Linux
7 8 (32.00%) UMTS
8 7 (28.00%) Python
8 7 (28.00%) Java
8 7 (28.00%) Perl
8 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001
8 7 (28.00%) Device Driver
8 7 (28.00%) 2G
8 7 (28.00%) Middleware
8 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
8 7 (28.00%) Electronics
8 7 (28.00%) High Availability
8 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
9 6 (24.00%) 4G
9 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
9 6 (24.00%) VMware
9 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
10 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
10 5 (20.00%) B2B

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Cambridgeshire by Category

For the 6 months to 30 January 2015, 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 (20.00%) SharePoint
Applications
1 1 (4.00%) MS Office
Business Applications
1 5 (20.00%) Dynamics AX
Communications & Networking
1 19 (76.00%) 3G
2 16 (64.00%) LTE
3 8 (32.00%) Wireless
3 8 (32.00%) UMTS
4 7 (28.00%) 2G
5 6 (24.00%) 4G
6 5 (20.00%) Bluetooth
7 4 (16.00%) GPRS
8 2 (8.00%) SNMP
8 2 (8.00%) 3GPP
8 2 (8.00%) WCDMA
8 2 (8.00%) ZigBee
9 1 (4.00%) HSPA
9 1 (4.00%) Radio Access Network
9 1 (4.00%) RTP
9 1 (4.00%) SS7
9 1 (4.00%) CDMA2000
9 1 (4.00%) SSL
9 1 (4.00%) Frame Relay
9 1 (4.00%) TETRA
Database & Business Intelligence
1 8 (32.00%) MySQL
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server 2008
2 1 (4.00%) SQL Server
Development Applications
1 2 (8.00%) Valgrind
1 2 (8.00%) CppUnit
2 1 (4.00%) Jenkins
2 1 (4.00%) CruiseControl
General
1 9 (36.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (28.00%) Electronics
3 3 (12.00%) Marketing
4 1 (4.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 8 (32.00%) Design Engineer
2 7 (28.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Support Engineer
3 5 (20.00%) Software Engineer
4 4 (16.00%) Developer
5 3 (12.00%) Senior Developer
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
6 2 (8.00%) Principal Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Senior Design Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Development Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Support Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) Development Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) Technical Support
7 1 (4.00%) Software Project Manager
7 1 (4.00%) RF Engineer
7 1 (4.00%) C++ Developer
7 1 (4.00%) RF Design Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 7 (28.00%) Middleware
2 1 (4.00%) STL
Miscellaneous
1 7 (28.00%) Device Driver
1 7 (28.00%) Embedded Systems
2 1 (4.00%) Open Source
2 1 (4.00%) Algorithms
2 1 (4.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (4.00%) Field-Programmable Gate Array
Operating Systems
1 8 (32.00%) Linux
2 1 (4.00%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (36.00%) Project Management
2 8 (32.00%) Software Engineering
3 7 (28.00%) High Availability
4 6 (24.00%) Agile Software Development
5 5 (20.00%) B2B
6 4 (16.00%) Software Licensing
7 2 (8.00%) TDD
7 2 (8.00%) Configuration Management
7 2 (8.00%) OO
7 2 (8.00%) Continuous Improvement
8 1 (4.00%) Signal Processing
8 1 (4.00%) Multithreading
8 1 (4.00%) Time Management
8 1 (4.00%) Embedded Software Development
8 1 (4.00%) Validation
8 1 (4.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 12 (48.00%) C
2 11 (44.00%) C++
3 10 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 7 (28.00%) Python
4 7 (28.00%) Java
4 7 (28.00%) Perl
4 7 (28.00%) Bash Shell
5 4 (16.00%) SQL
5 4 (16.00%) Embedded C++
6 1 (4.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 2 (8.00%) Degree
2 1 (4.00%) SC Cleared
2 1 (4.00%) Security Cleared
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 7 (28.00%) ISO 9001
System Software
1 6 (24.00%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 8 (32.00%) EMC
2 6 (24.00%) VMware
3 2 (8.00%) Coverity
4 1 (4.00%) Microsoft