The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Luton region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 14 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 Luton region.

Location
3 months to
14 Jul 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - 46 49
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 1 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton - 0.29% 0.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.19% 3.57%
Number of salaries quoted 0 1 3
Average salary - £55,000 £65,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -15.38%
UK excluding London average salary £45,000 £50,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-10.00% +25.00%
Communications & Networking Category
Luton
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
76 84 84
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Luton 15.87% 24.07% 23.93%
Number of salaries quoted 67 77 69
Average salary £51,250 £50,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+2.50% +17.64%
90% offered a salary of more than £32,500 £35,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £65,000 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
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GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Luton

GSM
Salary Trend in Luton

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

GSM Salary Trend in Luton

GSM
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Luton

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
1 3 (100.00%) 4G

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Luton by Category

For the 6 months to 14 July 2014, IT jobs across the Luton 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 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) 4G
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl