The first table below looks at the demand for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Swindon region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 18 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Swindon region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank - - 53
Permanent jobs citing GSM 0 0 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon - - 0.56%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 3.70%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 3
Average salary - - £40,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £45,000 £40,500
% change year-on-year
-11.11% +11.11%
Communications & Networking Category
Swindon
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
62 69 81
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Swindon 12.16% 14.17% 15.03%
Number of salaries quoted 53 64 71
Average salary £40,000 £39,700 £40,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+0.75% -0.75%
90% offered a salary of more than £26,000 £30,000 £22,975
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £51,900 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
GSM
Wiltshire

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Swindon

GSM
Salary Trend in Swindon

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

GSM Salary Trend in Swindon

GSM
Top 23 Related IT Skills in Swindon

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (50.00%) GPRS
1 3 (50.00%) EMC
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 2 (33.33%) LTE
2 2 (33.33%) 4G
2 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (16.67%) PPP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
3 1 (16.67%) C
3 1 (16.67%) C++
3 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
3 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
3 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
3 1 (16.67%) Network Design
3 1 (16.67%) WebRTC
3 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
3 1 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
3 1 (16.67%) Degree
3 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 7816

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Swindon by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, IT jobs across the Swindon 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 3 (50.00%) GPRS
1 3 (50.00%) Wi-Fi
2 2 (33.33%) LTE
2 2 (33.33%) 4G
2 2 (33.33%) 3GPP
3 1 (16.67%) PPP
3 1 (16.67%) TCP/IP
3 1 (16.67%) SSL
3 1 (16.67%) VoLTE
General
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics
2 1 (16.67%) Telecoms
2 1 (16.67%) Multimedia
Job Titles
1 3 (50.00%) Electronics Engineer
1 3 (50.00%) Design Engineer
2 2 (33.33%) Architect
3 1 (16.67%) Software Engineer
3 1 (16.67%) Embedded Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (16.67%) WebRTC
Miscellaneous
1 1 (16.67%) Chip and PIN
1 1 (16.67%) Cryptography
Operating Systems
1 1 (16.67%) Nucleus RTOS
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (33.33%) Software Engineering
2 1 (16.67%) Network Design
Programming Languages
1 1 (16.67%) C
1 1 (16.67%) C++
Qualifications
1 1 (16.67%) Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (16.67%) ISO/IEC 7816
Vendors
1 3 (50.00%) EMC