The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Sheffield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 6 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 75 68 -
Rank change year-on-year
-7 -
Permanent jobs citing GSM 5 4 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 0.65% 0.60% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 4.95% 3.01% -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £35,000 - -
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £47,500
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -15.78%
GSM
South Yorkshire

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

Communications & Networking Category
Sheffield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
101 133 77
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Sheffield 13.19% 19.97% 15.04%
Number of salaries quoted 88 107 68
Average salary £40,000 £35,000 £36,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+14.28% -4.10%
90% offered a salary of more than £29,650 £23,000 £27,000
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £75,000 £47,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £39,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% +2.56%

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Sheffield

GSM
Salary Trend in Sheffield

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

GSM Salary Trend in Sheffield

GSM
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Sheffield

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 15 (100.00%) C++
1 15 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 15 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 15 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 15 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 15 (100.00%) C
1 15 (100.00%) Firmware
1 15 (100.00%) Electronics
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 13 (86.67%) JTAG
2 13 (86.67%) Lauterbach
2 13 (86.67%) C#
2 13 (86.67%) .NET
2 13 (86.67%) MFC
3 12 (80.00%) EMC
3 12 (80.00%) Assembly Language
3 12 (80.00%) Degree
3 12 (80.00%) Home Automation
3 12 (80.00%) Embedded Systems
3 12 (80.00%) Wireless
3 12 (80.00%) NEC
3 12 (80.00%) GPRS
4 5 (33.33%) GDB
5 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
5 3 (20.00%) Android
5 3 (20.00%) Android Development
5 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
6 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
6 2 (13.33%) ZigBee
6 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Sheffield by Category

For the 6 months to 6 May 2015, IT jobs across the Sheffield 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 15 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 15 (100.00%) TCP/IP
2 12 (80.00%) GPRS
2 12 (80.00%) Wireless
3 2 (13.33%) ZigBee
3 2 (13.33%) Bluetooth
4 1 (6.67%) Internet
Development Applications
1 5 (33.33%) GDB
General
1 15 (100.00%) Electronics
Job Titles
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 15 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
2 5 (33.33%) Firmware Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 13 (86.67%) .NET
1 13 (86.67%) MFC
Miscellaneous
1 12 (80.00%) Home Automation
1 12 (80.00%) Embedded Systems
2 2 (13.33%) Analytical Skills
3 1 (6.67%) Internet of Things
Operating Systems
1 3 (20.00%) Android
1 3 (20.00%) Apple iOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 15 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 3 (20.00%) Android Development
2 3 (20.00%) iOS Development
Programming Languages
1 15 (100.00%) C++
1 15 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 15 (100.00%) Embedded C++
1 15 (100.00%) C
2 13 (86.67%) C#
3 12 (80.00%) Assembly Language
Qualifications
1 12 (80.00%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 13 (86.67%) JTAG
System Software
1 15 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 13 (86.67%) Lauterbach
2 12 (80.00%) EMC
2 12 (80.00%) NEC