The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Leeds region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 18 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 Leeds region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 176 155 -
Rank change year-on-year
-21 -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 5 3 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.13% 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.76% 0.64% -
Number of salaries quoted 3 3 0
Average salary £20,000 £25,500 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
-21.56% -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
656 469 482
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 17.29% 16.85% 19.91%
Number of salaries quoted 514 375 380
Average salary £37,500 £35,000 £35,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+7.14% -
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £22,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £45,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
West Yorkshire

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Leeds

GSM
Salary Trend in Leeds

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

GSM Salary Trend in Leeds

GSM
Top 6 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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 1 (20.00%) Electronics
1 1 (20.00%) Validation
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
1 1 (20.00%) GPRS
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Leeds 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.

Communications & Networking
1 1 (20.00%) GPRS
General
1 1 (20.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Consultant
1 4 (80.00%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (20.00%) Test Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Validation