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

Location
3 months to
31 Jul 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 84 75 74
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -1
Permanent jobs citing 2G 14 20 19
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 1.33% 1.72% 1.81%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 6.97% 9.62% 6.71%
Number of salaries quoted 14 20 19
Average salary £31,500 £31,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+1.61% -17.33%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £31,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+29.03% -31.11%
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
201 208 283
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 19.11% 17.88% 26.98%
Number of salaries quoted 164 183 259
Average salary £45,000 £37,500 £48,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+20.00% -22.68%
90% offered a salary of more than £31,000 £25,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £65,000 £62,500
UK excluding London average salary £41,000 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+2.50% -

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
Top 15 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 23 (100.00%) 3G
1 23 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 23 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 18 (78.26%) HNC
2 18 (78.26%) LTE
3 6 (26.09%) XML
4 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
4 5 (21.74%) XMLSpy
4 5 (21.74%) Wiki
4 5 (21.74%) Workflow
4 5 (21.74%) XMetaL
4 5 (21.74%) E-Learning
4 5 (21.74%) Content Management
4 5 (21.74%) Degree
4 5 (21.74%) FrameMaker

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 31 July 2015, 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 5 (21.74%) MS Visio
1 5 (21.74%) FrameMaker
1 5 (21.74%) XMetaL
Communications & Networking
1 23 (100.00%) 3G
2 18 (78.26%) LTE
Development Applications
1 5 (21.74%) XMLSpy
General
1 23 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 23 (100.00%) Author
1 23 (100.00%) Technical Author
2 5 (21.74%) Technical Writer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 6 (26.09%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 23 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 5 (21.74%) Wiki
2 5 (21.74%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (21.74%) Workflow
1 5 (21.74%) Content Management
Qualifications
1 18 (78.26%) HNC
2 5 (21.74%) Degree
Bedfordshire
Edissero Ltd
Salary: benefits
Posted: 2 days ago
Bedfordshire
Talent Crew
Salary: £30000 - £33000 per annum + Good benefits
Posted: 3 days ago