The table below looks at the statistics for 2.5G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2.5G over the 3 months to 31 August 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
31 Aug 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2.5G
Rank - - 89
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 1.55%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 4
Average salary - - £65,000
UK excluding London average salary - £26,500 £65,000
% change year-on-year
- -59.23%
2.5G
East of England

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

Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
183 244 258
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 18.75% 21.16% 25.65%
Number of salaries quoted 154 218 239
Average salary £45,000 £40,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+12.50% -11.11%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £57,500 £57,500 £62,000
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

2.5G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2.5G Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

2.5G
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2.5G across the Bedfordshire region.

2.5G Salary Trend in Bedfordshire