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

Location
3 months to
3 Sep 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 39 48 46
Rank change year-on-year
+9 -2
Permanent jobs citing GSM 11 10 12
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.98% 2.18% 2.64%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 17.19% 8.62% 8.45%
Number of salaries quoted 6 10 11
Average salary £46,250 £40,000 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+15.62% +23.07%
90% offered a salary of more than £35,000 £40,000 £25,000
10% offered a salary of more than £52,500 £60,750 £52,500
UK excluding London average salary £43,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-4.44% -10.00%
GSM
Berkshire

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Newbury region.

Communications & Networking Category
Newbury
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
64 116 142
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 17.34% 25.33% 31.28%
Number of salaries quoted 33 47 111
Average salary £46,250 £55,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-15.90% +10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,000 £27,500 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £60,000 £70,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Newbury

GSM
Salary Trend in Newbury

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

GSM Salary Trend in Newbury

GSM
Salary Histogram in Newbury

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing GSM across the Newbury region over the 3 months to 3 September 2015.

GSM Salary Histogram in Newbury

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 12 (70.59%) UMTS
3 11 (64.71%) SQL
3 11 (64.71%) Windows
4 10 (58.82%) LTE
5 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
6 8 (47.06%) C#
7 7 (41.18%) UNIX
7 7 (41.18%) Network Planning
8 6 (35.29%) jQuery
8 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
8 6 (35.29%) .NET
8 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
8 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
9 5 (29.41%) Diameter Protocol
9 5 (29.41%) Solaris
9 5 (29.41%) Linux
9 5 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
9 5 (29.41%) BDD
9 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
9 5 (29.41%) QA
10 4 (23.53%) SIGTRAN
10 4 (23.53%) Validation
10 4 (23.53%) GPRS
10 4 (23.53%) Oracle
10 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
10 4 (23.53%) SS7
10 4 (23.53%) SMPP
10 4 (23.53%) TCAP
10 4 (23.53%) SCCP

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 3 September 2015, IT jobs across the Newbury 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 (5.88%) MTS
Applications
1 2 (11.76%) MS Excel
Communications & Networking
1 12 (70.59%) UMTS
2 10 (58.82%) LTE
3 5 (29.41%) Wireshark
3 5 (29.41%) Diameter Protocol
4 4 (23.53%) SIGTRAN
4 4 (23.53%) GPRS
4 4 (23.53%) SS7
4 4 (23.53%) SMPP
4 4 (23.53%) TCAP
4 4 (23.53%) SCCP
5 3 (17.65%) 2G
5 3 (17.65%) 3G
5 3 (17.65%) 4G
6 2 (11.76%) Internet
7 1 (5.88%) SMS
7 1 (5.88%) NAS
7 1 (5.88%) GGSN
7 1 (5.88%) SGSN
Database & Business Intelligence
1 3 (17.65%) NoSQL
2 2 (11.76%) HBase
2 2 (11.76%) MongoDB
Development Applications
1 2 (11.76%) Team Foundation Server
1 2 (11.76%) Cucumber
1 2 (11.76%) SpecFlow
General
1 14 (82.35%) Telecoms
2 3 (17.65%) Electronics
3 1 (5.88%) Publishing
Job Titles
1 6 (35.29%) Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Developer
2 3 (17.65%) .NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) C# Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Senior Software Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Network Specialist
2 3 (17.65%) C# ASP.NET Developer
2 3 (17.65%) Software Engineer
2 3 (17.65%) C# .NET Developer
3 2 (11.76%) Windows Engineer
3 2 (11.76%) QA Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support Engineer
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Tester
4 1 (5.88%) Author
4 1 (5.88%) Technical Author
4 1 (5.88%) Systems Support
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (35.29%) .NET
1 6 (35.29%) ASP.NET
1 6 (35.29%) jQuery
2 3 (17.65%) RESTful
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC
2 3 (17.65%) HTML5
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET MVC 4
2 3 (17.65%) ASP.NET Web API
2 3 (17.65%) CSS
2 3 (17.65%) Web Services
2 3 (17.65%) Ajax
2 3 (17.65%) WPF
2 3 (17.65%) LINQ
2 3 (17.65%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 3 (17.65%) Computer Science
1 3 (17.65%) Analytical Skills
2 2 (11.76%) Enterprise Software
3 1 (5.88%) Blackberry
Operating Systems
1 11 (64.71%) Windows
2 7 (41.18%) UNIX
3 5 (29.41%) Solaris
3 5 (29.41%) Linux
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2012
4 3 (17.65%) Windows Server 2008
5 1 (5.88%) BlackBerry OS
5 1 (5.88%) VMS
5 1 (5.88%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 9 (52.94%) Agile Software Development
2 7 (41.18%) Network Planning
3 6 (35.29%) Test Planning
4 5 (29.41%) BDD
5 4 (23.53%) Validation
6 3 (17.65%) MVC
6 3 (17.65%) Software Engineering
6 3 (17.65%) Web Development
7 2 (11.76%) Manual Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Test Automation
7 2 (11.76%) Regression Testing
7 2 (11.76%) Scrum
7 2 (11.76%) Automated Testing
Programming Languages
1 11 (64.71%) SQL
2 8 (47.06%) C#
3 6 (35.29%) JavaScript
4 2 (11.76%) Java
Qualifications
1 2 (11.76%) MCP
1 2 (11.76%) ISEB
1 2 (11.76%) ISTQB
1 2 (11.76%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 5 (29.41%) QA
2 2 (11.76%) SLA
Systems Management
1 5 (29.41%) HP Quality Center
2 2 (11.76%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 4 (23.53%) Oracle
1 4 (23.53%) Microsoft
2 1 (5.88%) Symbian