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 23 July 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
23 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 183 - 144
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 1 0 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 0.027% - 0.082%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.13% - 0.49%
Number of salaries quoted 1 0 2
Average salary £61,000 - £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Leeds
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
754 473 407
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Leeds 20.57% 18.48% 16.67%
Number of salaries quoted 577 355 310
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,000 £24,000 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £50,000 £50,000
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 18 Related IT Skills in Leeds

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
1 1 (16.67%) Use Case
1 1 (16.67%) LTE
1 1 (16.67%) Network Management
1 1 (16.67%) 4G
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
1 1 (16.67%) GPRS
1 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) RTP

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Leeds by Category

For the 6 months to 23 July 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 (16.67%) GPRS
1 1 (16.67%) 3GPP
1 1 (16.67%) RTP
1 1 (16.67%) LTE
1 1 (16.67%) 4G
1 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
General
1 1 (16.67%) Electronics
1 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
1 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 4 (66.67%) Consultant
1 4 (66.67%) Sales Consultant
2 1 (16.67%) Test Engineer
2 1 (16.67%) Voice Engineer
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Firmware
1 1 (16.67%) Embedded Systems
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (16.67%) Validation
1 1 (16.67%) Network Design
1 1 (16.67%) Software Engineering
1 1 (16.67%) Use Case
1 1 (16.67%) Network Management
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree