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 6 July 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
6 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2.5G
Rank - - 84
Permanent jobs citing 2.5G 0 0 11
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - - 1.00%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - - 4.18%
Number of salaries quoted 0 0 11
Average salary - - £55,000
UK excluding London average salary - - £55,000
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
189 207 263
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.37% 17.92% 23.97%
Number of salaries quoted 155 186 236
Average salary £45,000 £35,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+28.57% -30.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £33,250
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+3.75% -

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