The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the East Midlands region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 31 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 172 176 168
Rank change year-on-year
+4 -8
Permanent jobs citing GSM 5 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 0.14% 0.053% 0.28%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.10% 0.34% 1.52%
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 4
Average salary £40,000 - £35,000
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
GSM
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 East Midlands region.

Communications & Networking Category
East Midlands
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
454 583 591
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East Midlands 12.45% 15.51% 18.47%
Number of salaries quoted 377 468 521
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £26,500 £26,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,500 £60,000 £60,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the East Midlands

GSM
Salary Trend in the East Midlands

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

GSM Salary Trend in the East Midlands

GSM
Job Locations in the East Midlands

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the East Midlands region over the 3 months to 31 July 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
Nottinghamshire - 5 £40,000 -
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East Midlands

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 4 (66.67%) Windows
1 4 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (66.67%) TickIT
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
1 4 (66.67%) Telematics
1 4 (66.67%) CAN bus
2 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 3 (50.00%) C
3 2 (33.33%) C#
3 2 (33.33%) C++
3 2 (33.33%) HTML
3 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 2 (33.33%) .NET
3 2 (33.33%) UNIX
3 2 (33.33%) Linux
3 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
3 2 (33.33%) GPRS
3 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
3 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
3 2 (33.33%) VPN
3 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
3 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
3 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
3 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
3 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (33.33%) MVC
3 2 (33.33%) Automotive
3 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
3 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the East Midlands by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, IT jobs across the East Midlands 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 (16.67%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 2 (33.33%) GPRS
1 2 (33.33%) Ethernet
1 2 (33.33%) VPN
Development Applications
1 2 (33.33%) Eclipse
1 2 (33.33%) LabVIEW
1 2 (33.33%) GCC
General
1 2 (33.33%) Automotive
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Senior Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Technical Architect
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Developer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Developer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (33.33%) HTML
1 2 (33.33%) .NET
Miscellaneous
1 4 (66.67%) Telematics
1 4 (66.67%) CAN bus
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile App
2 2 (33.33%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (33.33%) iPhone
3 1 (16.67%) PMI
Operating Systems
1 4 (66.67%) Windows
2 2 (33.33%) Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Windows Mobile
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded Linux
2 2 (33.33%) Android
2 2 (33.33%) UNIX
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (66.67%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) Mobile Application Development
2 2 (33.33%) Android Development
2 2 (33.33%) Configuration Management
2 2 (33.33%) Quality Management
2 2 (33.33%) MVC
2 2 (33.33%) Agile Software Development
3 1 (16.67%) Service Delivery
3 1 (16.67%) Unit Testing
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Development
Programming Languages
1 3 (50.00%) C
1 3 (50.00%) Embedded C
2 2 (33.33%) Embedded C++
2 2 (33.33%) Assembly Language
2 2 (33.33%) C#
2 2 (33.33%) C++
2 2 (33.33%) SQL
3 1 (16.67%) R
Qualifications
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft Certification
1 2 (33.33%) Degree
2 1 (16.67%) PMI Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 4 (66.67%) ISO 9001
1 4 (66.67%) TickIT
Vendors
1 2 (33.33%) Microsoft
2 1 (16.67%) EMC