The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Oxfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 19 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 108 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 11 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 0.72% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 5.05% - -
Number of salaries quoted 11 0 0
Average salary £40,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £50,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-16.00% +11.11%
GSM
South East

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

Communications & Networking Category
Oxfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
218 240 353
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Oxfordshire 14.33% 13.62% 17.23%
Number of salaries quoted 176 216 312
Average salary £35,000 £37,750 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-7.28% -5.62%
90% offered a salary of more than £22,500 £23,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £49,500 £53,250 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Oxfordshire

GSM
Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

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

GSM Salary Trend in Oxfordshire

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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 13 (92.86%) Linux
1 13 (92.86%) C
1 13 (92.86%) GPRS
2 12 (85.71%) SOAP
2 12 (85.71%) Web Services
2 12 (85.71%) XML
2 12 (85.71%) LAMP
2 12 (85.71%) XML-RPC
2 12 (85.71%) REST
2 12 (85.71%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) PHP
2 12 (85.71%) MySQL
2 12 (85.71%) Firmware
3 11 (78.57%) Bluetooth
4 3 (21.43%) Wireless
4 3 (21.43%) ZigBee
4 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
4 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
5 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 2 (14.29%) Internet
5 2 (14.29%) RFID
5 2 (14.29%) NFC
5 2 (14.29%) Internet of Things
5 2 (14.29%) Machine to Machine
6 1 (7.14%) Electronics
6 1 (7.14%) Degree
6 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (7.14%) 3G
6 1 (7.14%) WLAN
6 1 (7.14%) Ethernet

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Oxfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 December 2014, IT jobs across the Oxfordshire 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.

Applications
1 1 (7.14%) MS Office
1 1 (7.14%) MS Excel
1 1 (7.14%) AutoCAD
1 1 (7.14%) MS PowerPoint
Communications & Networking
1 13 (92.86%) GPRS
2 11 (78.57%) Bluetooth
3 3 (21.43%) Wireless
3 3 (21.43%) ZigBee
4 2 (14.29%) NFC
4 2 (14.29%) Internet
4 2 (14.29%) RFID
5 1 (7.14%) Wi-Fi
5 1 (7.14%) 3G
5 1 (7.14%) WLAN
5 1 (7.14%) Ethernet
5 1 (7.14%) TCP/IP
Database & Business Intelligence
1 12 (85.71%) MySQL
General
1 1 (7.14%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 10 (71.43%) Software Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Developer
1 10 (71.43%) Embedded Software Developer
2 2 (14.29%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Software Engineer
2 2 (14.29%) Firmware Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Network Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Design Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (7.14%) Wireless Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 12 (85.71%) SOAP
1 12 (85.71%) Web Services
1 12 (85.71%) XML
1 12 (85.71%) LAMP
1 12 (85.71%) XML-RPC
1 12 (85.71%) REST
Miscellaneous
1 2 (14.29%) Internet of Things
1 2 (14.29%) Machine to Machine
2 1 (7.14%) Physics
2 1 (7.14%) Telematics
Operating Systems
1 13 (92.86%) Linux
2 1 (7.14%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (21.43%) Software Engineering
2 1 (7.14%) Product Management
2 1 (7.14%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (7.14%) TDD
Programming Languages
1 13 (92.86%) C
2 12 (85.71%) C++
2 12 (85.71%) PHP
3 3 (21.43%) Embedded C
4 2 (14.29%) Embedded C++
5 1 (7.14%) Python
5 1 (7.14%) Perl
5 1 (7.14%) C#
Qualifications
1 1 (7.14%) Degree
System Software
1 12 (85.71%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (7.14%) Cisco
1 1 (7.14%) EMC
1 1 (7.14%) Ruckus Wireless