The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 29 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
29 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 74 61 96
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +35
Permanent jobs citing 2G 19 33 3
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.62% 3.28% 0.29%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 7.66% 12.79% 1.16%
Number of salaries quoted 19 33 3
Average salary £28,000 £35,000 £69,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-20.00% -49.64%
UK excluding London average salary £31,000 £43,750 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-29.14% -2.77%
2G
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
248 258 259
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.12% 25.65% 25.10%
Number of salaries quoted 222 239 238
Average salary £42,000 £45,000 £44,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-6.66% +2.27%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,050 £30,000 £36,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,500 £52,500 £57,500
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

2G
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 2G across the Bedfordshire region.

2G Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

2G
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 2G within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 29 August 2014. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 3 month period last year.

Location
(Use links below to see detailed
statistics and historical trends)
Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Average Salary
Last 3 Months
Average Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
Luton -16 1 £32,500 -
2G
East of England

2G
Top 28 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing 2G 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 2G.

1 37 (100.00%) 3G
1 37 (100.00%) XML
2 35 (94.59%) Telecoms
2 35 (94.59%) Computer Science
3 34 (91.89%) XMetaL
4 24 (64.86%) Degree
5 22 (59.46%) LTE
6 14 (37.84%) Content Management
6 14 (37.84%) FrameMaker
7 13 (35.14%) XMLSpy
7 13 (35.14%) MS Visio
7 13 (35.14%) Workflow
7 13 (35.14%) E-Learning
8 11 (29.73%) HNC
9 2 (5.41%) OO
9 2 (5.41%) OOD
9 2 (5.41%) GPRS
9 2 (5.41%) GSM
9 2 (5.41%) 3GPP
9 2 (5.41%) UMTS
9 2 (5.41%) C
9 2 (5.41%) C++
9 2 (5.41%) Java
9 2 (5.41%) Perl
9 2 (5.41%) 4G
9 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
10 1 (2.70%) HTML
10 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 29 August 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing 2G 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 2G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 34 (91.89%) XMetaL
2 14 (37.84%) FrameMaker
3 13 (35.14%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 37 (100.00%) 3G
2 22 (59.46%) LTE
3 2 (5.41%) 4G
3 2 (5.41%) GPRS
3 2 (5.41%) GSM
3 2 (5.41%) 3GPP
3 2 (5.41%) UMTS
Development Applications
1 13 (35.14%) XMLSpy
General
1 35 (94.59%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 35 (94.59%) Author
1 35 (94.59%) Technical Author
2 11 (29.73%) Junior
2 11 (29.73%) Junior Technical Author
3 2 (5.41%) Development Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Senior Development Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Software Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Senior Software Engineer
3 2 (5.41%) Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 37 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (2.70%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 35 (94.59%) Computer Science
2 13 (35.14%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 14 (37.84%) Content Management
2 13 (35.14%) Workflow
3 2 (5.41%) Requirements Analysis
3 2 (5.41%) OO
3 2 (5.41%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 2 (5.41%) C
1 2 (5.41%) C++
1 2 (5.41%) Java
1 2 (5.41%) Perl
Qualifications
1 24 (64.86%) Degree
2 11 (29.73%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (2.70%) ISO 9001
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: good benefits
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