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 11 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
11 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 36 59 50
Rank change year-on-year
+23 -9
Permanent jobs citing GSM 5 3 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 2.13% 0.79% 1.85%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.25% 2.13% 6.61%
Number of salaries quoted 5 1 7
Average salary £57,500 £55,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+4.54% +46.66%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
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
80 141 121
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Newbury 34.04% 36.91% 28.01%
Number of salaries quoted 74 100 85
Average salary £50,000 £40,000 £46,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+25.00% -13.04%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,500 £28,850 £23,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £62,500 £61,500
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

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 11 February 2016.

GSM Salary Histogram in Newbury

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Newbury

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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 12 (80.00%) Unix
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
2 11 (73.33%) GPRS
2 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 11 (73.33%) Validation
2 11 (73.33%) Wireshark
3 9 (60.00%) Solaris
3 9 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
3 9 (60.00%) Diameter Protocol
4 8 (53.33%) Test Planning
4 8 (53.33%) SS7
4 8 (53.33%) SMPP
4 8 (53.33%) TCAP
4 8 (53.33%) SIGTRAN
4 8 (53.33%) Electronics
4 8 (53.33%) SCCP
5 7 (46.67%) SMS
6 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
7 5 (33.33%) LTE
7 5 (33.33%) UMTS
7 5 (33.33%) 3G
7 5 (33.33%) 4G
8 4 (26.67%) SQL
8 4 (26.67%) 2G
9 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
9 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
9 3 (20.00%) GGSN
9 3 (20.00%) SGSN
9 3 (20.00%) WPF
9 3 (20.00%) LINQ

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Newbury by Category

For the 6 months to 11 February 2016, 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.

Communications & Networking
1 11 (73.33%) GPRS
1 11 (73.33%) Wireshark
2 9 (60.00%) Diameter Protocol
3 8 (53.33%) SCCP
3 8 (53.33%) SIGTRAN
3 8 (53.33%) SMPP
3 8 (53.33%) SS7
3 8 (53.33%) TCAP
4 7 (46.67%) SMS
5 5 (33.33%) 3G
5 5 (33.33%) 4G
5 5 (33.33%) LTE
5 5 (33.33%) UMTS
6 4 (26.67%) 2G
7 3 (20.00%) GGSN
7 3 (20.00%) Internet
7 3 (20.00%) SGSN
8 2 (13.33%) NAS
8 2 (13.33%) Value-Added Service
9 1 (6.67%) VoLTE
General
1 11 (73.33%) Telecoms
2 8 (53.33%) Electronics
3 2 (13.33%) Finance
Job Titles
1 4 (26.67%) Network Specialist
2 3 (20.00%) Senior Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 3 (20.00%) Technical Tester
2 3 (20.00%) Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Graduate
3 2 (13.33%) Graduate Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Junior
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Penetration Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Junior Tester
3 2 (13.33%) Network Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Analyst
3 2 (13.33%) Test Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) 4G Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Core Network Specialist
4 1 (6.67%) Mobile Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Test Analyst
4 1 (6.67%) Telecoms Tester
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (20.00%) .NET
1 3 (20.00%) LINQ
1 3 (20.00%) WPF
Miscellaneous
1 6 (40.00%) Computer Science
2 3 (20.00%) Analytical Skills
3 2 (13.33%) Blackberry
3 2 (13.33%) Mobile App
Operating Systems
1 12 (80.00%) Linux
1 12 (80.00%) Unix
2 9 (60.00%) Solaris
3 3 (20.00%) Windows
4 2 (13.33%) Android
4 2 (13.33%) BlackBerry OS
4 2 (13.33%) VMS
Processes & Methodologies
1 11 (73.33%) Validation
2 8 (53.33%) Test Planning
3 3 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
3 3 (20.00%) BDD
3 3 (20.00%) Network Optimisation
3 3 (20.00%) Software Engineering
4 2 (13.33%) Line Management
5 1 (6.67%) Test Automation
5 1 (6.67%) Test Management
Programming Languages
1 4 (26.67%) SQL
2 3 (20.00%) C#
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (20.00%) SLA
Systems Management
1 9 (60.00%) HP Quality Center
2 3 (20.00%) Systems Management Server (SMS)
Vendors
1 3 (20.00%) Microsoft
1 3 (20.00%) Oracle
2 2 (13.33%) Symbian
3 1 (6.67%) Cisco
3 1 (6.67%) HP