The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the East of England region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 16 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 East of England region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 252 251 225
Rank change year-on-year
-1 -26
Permanent jobs citing GSM 30 26 54
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 0.34% 0.30% 0.58%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.67% 1.37% 2.98%
Number of salaries quoted 19 13 35
Average salary £40,000 £45,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-11.11% -
90% offered a salary of more than £37,000 £31,500 £35,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £52,500 £51,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £42,000
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +7.14%
Communications & Networking Category
East of England
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
1795 1896 1814
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in the East of England 20.53% 21.85% 19.51%
Number of salaries quoted 1413 1550 1441
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £27,500 £28,096
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £55,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
England

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in the East of England

GSM
Salary Trend in the East of England

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

GSM Salary Trend in the East of England

GSM
Salary Histogram in the East of England

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 April 2014.

GSM Salary Histogram in the East of England

GSM
Job Locations in the East of England

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the East of England region over the 3 months to 16 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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Cambridgeshire -7 14 £47,500 - 2
Hertfordshire +19 11 - -
Bedfordshire -5 5 £40,000 -27.27% 1
GSM
England

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in the East of England

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 52 (80.00%) GPRS
2 34 (52.31%) 4G
3 29 (44.62%) LTE
4 27 (41.54%) Telecoms
5 24 (36.92%) C
6 22 (33.85%) Degree
6 22 (33.85%) C++
7 20 (30.77%) Software Engineering
8 18 (27.69%) System Testing
9 17 (26.15%) Erlang
9 17 (26.15%) WCDMA
9 17 (26.15%) Demand Management
10 16 (24.62%) Network Architecture
10 16 (24.62%) Risk Management
10 16 (24.62%) Risk Analysis
11 15 (23.08%) UMTS
12 13 (20.00%) OO
12 13 (20.00%) 3G
13 12 (18.46%) SMS
14 11 (16.92%) Java
14 11 (16.92%) Wi-Fi
14 11 (16.92%) Wireless
14 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
15 10 (15.38%) TDD
15 10 (15.38%) ZigBee
16 9 (13.85%) Marketing
16 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
17 8 (12.31%) Python
17 8 (12.31%) Project Management
17 8 (12.31%) TETRA

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in the East of England by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 2014, IT jobs across the East of England 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 (1.54%) SharePoint
Applications
1 2 (3.08%) MS Excel
2 1 (1.54%) MS Office
2 1 (1.54%) Simulink
Communications & Networking
1 52 (80.00%) GPRS
2 34 (52.31%) 4G
3 29 (44.62%) LTE
4 17 (26.15%) WCDMA
5 15 (23.08%) UMTS
6 13 (20.00%) 3G
7 12 (18.46%) SMS
8 11 (16.92%) Wi-Fi
8 11 (16.92%) Wireless
9 10 (15.38%) ZigBee
10 9 (13.85%) TCP/IP
11 8 (12.31%) TETRA
12 3 (4.62%) 3GPP
12 3 (4.62%) 2G
12 3 (4.62%) Radio Access Network
13 2 (3.08%) Bluetooth
13 2 (3.08%) DECT
13 2 (3.08%) LAN
13 2 (3.08%) Packet Switching
13 2 (3.08%) WLAN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (3.08%) SQLite
2 1 (1.54%) MySQL
Development Applications
1 1 (1.54%) CruiseControl
1 1 (1.54%) TeamCity
1 1 (1.54%) Git (software)
1 1 (1.54%) JIRA
1 1 (1.54%) SCons
General
1 27 (41.54%) Telecoms
2 9 (13.85%) Marketing
3 6 (9.23%) Electronics
3 6 (9.23%) Manufacturing
4 5 (7.69%) Multimedia
5 1 (1.54%) Automotive
5 1 (1.54%) Legal
Job Titles
1 25 (38.46%) Software Engineer
2 23 (35.38%) Test Engineer
3 17 (26.15%) Test and Integration Engineer
3 17 (26.15%) Senior Integration Engineer
3 17 (26.15%) Senior Test Engineer
3 17 (26.15%) Integration Engineer
4 16 (24.62%) Embedded Software Engineer
5 11 (16.92%) Principal Engineer
6 10 (15.38%) Principal Software Engineer
7 9 (13.85%) Technical Pre Sales Consultant
7 9 (13.85%) Pre Sales Consultant
7 9 (13.85%) Technical Consultant
7 9 (13.85%) Consultant
7 9 (13.85%) Sales Consultant
8 8 (12.31%) Software Development Engineer
8 8 (12.31%) Development Engineer
9 6 (9.23%) Software Test Engineer
10 5 (7.69%) Test Development Engineer
10 5 (7.69%) Senior Software Engineer
11 3 (4.62%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (4.62%) XML
2 1 (1.54%) .NET
2 1 (1.54%) JNI
2 1 (1.54%) Google Maps API
2 1 (1.54%) Android SDK
Miscellaneous
1 5 (7.69%) Firmware
2 1 (1.54%) Handset
2 1 (1.54%) Open Source
Operating Systems
1 4 (6.15%) Linux
2 3 (4.62%) Windows
3 2 (3.08%) Android
3 2 (3.08%) Solaris
3 2 (3.08%) UNIX
4 1 (1.54%) Windows Server 2003
4 1 (1.54%) Embedded Linux
4 1 (1.54%) Windows 2000 Server
Processes & Methodologies
1 20 (30.77%) Software Engineering
2 18 (27.69%) System Testing
3 17 (26.15%) Demand Management
4 16 (24.62%) Network Architecture
4 16 (24.62%) Risk Management
4 16 (24.62%) Risk Analysis
5 13 (20.00%) OO
6 11 (16.92%) Agile Software Development
7 10 (15.38%) TDD
8 8 (12.31%) Project Management
8 8 (12.31%) Continuous Improvement
9 5 (7.69%) Test Scripting
10 4 (6.15%) Product Management
10 4 (6.15%) Multithreading
11 3 (4.62%) B2B
11 3 (4.62%) OOD
11 3 (4.62%) Service Management
11 3 (4.62%) Benchmarking
11 3 (4.62%) Requirements Analysis
12 2 (3.08%) Integration Testing
Programming Languages
1 24 (36.92%) C
2 22 (33.85%) C++
3 17 (26.15%) Erlang
4 11 (16.92%) Java
5 8 (12.31%) Python
6 5 (7.69%) Tcl
6 5 (7.69%) TTCN
7 4 (6.15%) MATLAB
7 4 (6.15%) Perl
8 3 (4.62%) Bash Shell
9 2 (3.08%) Embedded C
10 1 (1.54%) SQL
10 1 (1.54%) Shell Script
10 1 (1.54%) R
Qualifications
1 22 (33.85%) Degree
2 2 (3.08%) Security Cleared
2 2 (3.08%) PhD
3 1 (1.54%) Cisco Certification
3 1 (1.54%) CCNA
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (3.08%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (1.54%) VMware Infrastructure
Vendors
1 2 (3.08%) VMware
1 2 (3.08%) Cisco
1 2 (3.08%) HP
2 1 (1.54%) EMC
2 1 (1.54%) Genesys
2 1 (1.54%) Microsoft
2 1 (1.54%) Perforce
2 1 (1.54%) Google
2 1 (1.54%) Opsware
Luton
Computer Futures
Salary: £45000 - £50000 per annum
Posted: 5 days ago
Cambridge, Cambridgeshire
Edgar Cowen
Salary: £50000 - £65000 per annum + Pension, health/,shares
Posted: 5 days ago