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 17 April 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
17 Apr 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 42 42 47
Rank change year-on-year
0 +5
Permanent jobs citing GSM 7 16 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.35% 3.28% 2.48%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.87% 12.60% 11.11%
Number of salaries quoted 5 16 7
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £32,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +30.76%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -11.11%
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
89 127 72
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 29.87% 26.02% 22.36%
Number of salaries quoted 61 95 65
Average salary £38,500 £42,500 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-9.41% +6.25%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £23,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,150 £47,500 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -

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
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
2 7 (87.50%) UMTS
3 5 (62.50%) SQL
3 5 (62.50%) Windows
3 5 (62.50%) 2G
3 5 (62.50%) 3G
3 5 (62.50%) Network Planning
4 4 (50.00%) LTE
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
5 3 (37.50%) 4G
5 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
5 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
5 3 (37.50%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
6 2 (25.00%) CSS
6 2 (25.00%) MCP
6 2 (25.00%) C
6 2 (25.00%) C#
6 2 (25.00%) HTML
6 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
6 2 (25.00%) .NET
6 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
6 2 (25.00%) GPRS
6 2 (25.00%) SDH
6 2 (25.00%) WiMAX
6 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
6 2 (25.00%) Wireless
6 2 (25.00%) MVC
6 2 (25.00%) CDMA2000
6 2 (25.00%) MPLS

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 17 April 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 (12.50%) MTS
Communications & Networking
1 7 (87.50%) UMTS
2 5 (62.50%) 3G
2 5 (62.50%) 2G
3 4 (50.00%) LTE
4 3 (37.50%) 4G
5 2 (25.00%) Radio Access Network
5 2 (25.00%) GPON
5 2 (25.00%) GPRS
5 2 (25.00%) SDH
5 2 (25.00%) WiMAX
5 2 (25.00%) RNC
5 2 (25.00%) HSPA
5 2 (25.00%) CDMA2000
5 2 (25.00%) MPLS
5 2 (25.00%) DSL
5 2 (25.00%) Wi-Fi
5 2 (25.00%) Wireless
General
1 8 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (25.00%) Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Systems Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) .NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C# Developer
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) C# ASP.NET Developer
1 2 (25.00%) Windows Engineer
1 2 (25.00%) C# .NET Developer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Radio Engineer
2 1 (12.50%) Systems Support
2 1 (12.50%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) HTML
1 2 (25.00%) .NET
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET
1 2 (25.00%) CSS
1 2 (25.00%) Ajax
1 2 (25.00%) WPF
1 2 (25.00%) LINQ
1 2 (25.00%) jQuery
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC
1 2 (25.00%) HTML5
1 2 (25.00%) ASP.NET MVC 4
Operating Systems
1 5 (62.50%) Windows
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2008
2 3 (37.50%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (62.50%) Network Planning
2 3 (37.50%) Agile Software Development
3 2 (25.00%) MVC
3 2 (25.00%) Web Development
4 1 (12.50%) Performance Analysis
Programming Languages
1 5 (62.50%) SQL
2 2 (25.00%) C
2 2 (25.00%) C#
2 2 (25.00%) JavaScript
Qualifications
1 2 (25.00%) MCP
1 2 (25.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 2 (25.00%) QA
Vendors
1 3 (37.50%) Oracle
2 2 (25.00%) Ericsson
2 2 (25.00%) Huawei