Period
to 23 November 2017

The following table provides summary statistics for permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for GSM skills. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited GSM over the 6 months to 23 November 2017 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Global System for Mobile Communications (GSM)
England > London
6 months to
23 Nov 2017
Same period 2016 Same period 2015
Rank 830 807 827
Rank change year-on-year -23 +20 +11
Permanent jobs citing GSM 10 43 83
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 0.013% 0.057% 0.094%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.092% 0.36% 0.59%
Number of salaries quoted 7 40 75
London median annual salary £55,000 £65,000 £57,500
Median salary % change year-on-year -15.38% +13.04% +9.52%
10th Percentile £35,000 £38,750 £45,000
90th Percentile £95,000 £76,250 £75,000
England median annual salary £52,500 £48,750 £49,500
% change year-on-year +7.69% -1.52% +4.76%

GSM is in the Communications and Computer Networking category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies advertised in London with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills.

All Communications and Computer Networking Skills
London
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for communications or computer networking skills 10858 12097 14098
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in London 14.45% 15.91% 15.90%
Number of salaries quoted 8875 10325 11946
London median annual salary £54,000 £53,500 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +0.93% +7.00% -
10th Percentile £30,250 £30,000 £27,500
90th Percentile £80,000 £80,000 £78,750
England median annual salary £45,000 £45,000 £45,000

GSM
Job Vacancy Trend in London

Job postings citing GSM as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised in London.

Job vacancy trend for GSM in London

GSM
Salary Trend in London

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

Salary trend for GSM in London

GSM
Salary Histogram in London

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing GSM in London over the 6 months to 23 November 2017.

Salary histogram for GSM in London

GSM
Job Locations in London

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing GSM within the London region over the 6 months to 23 November 2017. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
South London - 3 £55,000 -
East London - 1 £32,500 -
GSM
England

For the 6 months to 23 November 2017, IT jobs citing GSM also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number co-occurrences and its proportion to all job ads across the London region with a requirement for GSM.

1 6 (60.00%) C
1 6 (60.00%) UMTS
1 6 (60.00%) LTE
2 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
3 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
4 3 (30.00%) Linux
4 3 (30.00%) GPRS
4 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
4 3 (30.00%) QA
5 2 (20.00%) Degree
5 2 (20.00%) MISRA C
5 2 (20.00%) MISRA
5 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
5 2 (20.00%) 3G
5 2 (20.00%) Wireless
5 2 (20.00%) Electronics
6 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
6 1 (10.00%) Handset
6 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
6 1 (10.00%) MPLS
6 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
6 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
6 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
6 1 (10.00%) ISDN
6 1 (10.00%) LAN
6 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
6 1 (10.00%) CRM
6 1 (10.00%) ETL
6 1 (10.00%) Web Services
6 1 (10.00%) XML

GSM
Co-occurring IT Skills in London by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Communications & Networking
1 6 (60.00%) LTE
1 6 (60.00%) UMTS
2 3 (30.00%) GPRS
3 2 (20.00%) 3G
3 2 (20.00%) Bluetooth
3 2 (20.00%) Wireless
4 1 (10.00%) 3GPP
4 1 (10.00%) 4G
4 1 (10.00%) Ethernet
4 1 (10.00%) IPv4
4 1 (10.00%) ISDN
4 1 (10.00%) LAN
4 1 (10.00%) MPLS
4 1 (10.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (10.00%) VoLTE
4 1 (10.00%) WAN
4 1 (10.00%) Wi-Fi
General
1 5 (50.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (20.00%) Electronics
3 1 (10.00%) Banking
3 1 (10.00%) Billing
3 1 (10.00%) Manufacturing
Job Titles
1 3 (30.00%) C Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded C Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded C Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Embedded Software Engineer
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Embedded Linux Software Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) GSM Engineer
2 2 (20.00%) Linux Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Design Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Electronics Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Field Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) Functional Tester
3 1 (10.00%) GSM Consultant
3 1 (10.00%) Manual Tester
3 1 (10.00%) Solutions Architect
3 1 (10.00%) Test Engineer
3 1 (10.00%) UMTS Consultant
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (10.00%) Web Services
1 1 (10.00%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 1 (10.00%) Blackberry
1 1 (10.00%) Computer Science
1 1 (10.00%) Data Centre
1 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Software
1 1 (10.00%) Greenfield Project
1 1 (10.00%) Handset
1 1 (10.00%) User Experience
1 1 (10.00%) Video Conferencing
Operating Systems
1 3 (30.00%) Linux
2 1 (10.00%) Android
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (30.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (10.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Analytics
2 1 (10.00%) Business Intelligence
2 1 (10.00%) CRM
2 1 (10.00%) Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Disaster Recovery
2 1 (10.00%) Embedded Software Development
2 1 (10.00%) Enterprise Architecture
2 1 (10.00%) ETL
2 1 (10.00%) eTOM
2 1 (10.00%) Functional Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Manual Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Master Data Management
2 1 (10.00%) Performance Testing
2 1 (10.00%) Risk Assessment
2 1 (10.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (10.00%) Time Management
2 1 (10.00%) Visualisation
2 1 (10.00%) Waterfall
Programming Languages
1 6 (60.00%) C
2 4 (40.00%) Embedded C
Qualifications
1 2 (20.00%) Degree
2 1 (10.00%) Master's Degree
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 3 (30.00%) QA
2 2 (20.00%) MISRA
2 2 (20.00%) MISRA C
3 1 (10.00%) Data Quality
System Software
1 1 (10.00%) Firmware
Vendors
1 1 (10.00%) Apple
1 1 (10.00%) Atmel