The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Coventry region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 22 October 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 Oct 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 67 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 2 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 0.34% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.83% - -
Number of salaries quoted 2 0 0
Average salary £47,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-13.46% +30.00%
GSM
West Midlands

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

Communications & Networking Category
Coventry
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
109 103 95
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Coventry 18.38% 20.52% 18.27%
Number of salaries quoted 101 74 81
Average salary £40,500 £37,500 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+8.00% +7.14%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £40,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Coventry

GSM
Salary Trend in Coventry

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

GSM Salary Trend in Coventry

GSM
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Coventry

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) C
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
2 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
2 1 (50.00%) HND
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
2 1 (50.00%) Simulink

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Coventry by Category

For the 6 months to 22 October 2014, IT jobs across the Coventry 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 1 (50.00%) Simulink
Development Applications
1 1 (50.00%) LabVIEW
Job Titles
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 2 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Developer
2 1 (50.00%) Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (100.00%) HTML
2 1 (50.00%) LAMP
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (50.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (50.00%) Validation
Programming Languages
1 2 (100.00%) PHP
1 2 (100.00%) SQL
1 2 (100.00%) C
2 1 (50.00%) Java
2 1 (50.00%) MATLAB
Qualifications
1 2 (100.00%) Degree
2 1 (50.00%) HND