The table below looks at the statistics for GSM skills in IT jobs advertised for the Wakefield region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited GSM over the 3 months to 5 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
5 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
Rank 24 - -
Rank change year-on-year
- 0
Permanent jobs citing GSM 5 0 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 3.73% - -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 10.42% - -
Number of salaries quoted 5 0 0
Average salary £41,500 - -
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £43,500 £50,000
% change year-on-year
-8.04% -13.00%
GSM
West 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 Wakefield region.

Communications & Networking Category
Wakefield
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
48 60 28
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Wakefield 35.82% 25.75% 31.46%
Number of salaries quoted 39 53 26
Average salary £41,500 £32,500 £22,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+27.69% +44.44%
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

GSM
Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

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

GSM Jobs Demand Trend in Wakefield

GSM
Salary Trend in Wakefield

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

GSM Salary Trend in Wakefield

GSM
Top 13 Related IT Skills in Wakefield

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (100.00%) GPRS
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
1 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
1 6 (100.00%) ZigBee
1 6 (100.00%) Atmel

GSM
Top Related IT Skills in Wakefield by Category

For the 6 months to 5 February 2016, IT jobs across the Wakefield 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 6 (100.00%) 3G
1 6 (100.00%) Bluetooth
1 6 (100.00%) Ethernet
1 6 (100.00%) GPRS
1 6 (100.00%) TCP/IP
1 6 (100.00%) Wireless
1 6 (100.00%) ZigBee
Job Titles
1 6 (100.00%) C Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Firmware Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware Engineer
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (100.00%) Software Engineering
Programming Languages
1 6 (100.00%) C
1 6 (100.00%) C++
1 6 (100.00%) Embedded C
System Software
1 6 (100.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 6 (100.00%) Atmel