The table below looks at the statistics for 3G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 3G over the 3 months to 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
3G
Rank - 91 92
Permanent jobs citing 3G 0 2 8
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire - 0.20% 0.69%
As % of the Communications & Networking category - 1.27% 3.33%
Number of salaries quoted 0 2 8
Average salary - £37,500 £33,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- +11.94%
UK excluding London average salary £41,500 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-12.63% +5.55%
3G
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
166 158 240
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 17.85% 15.86% 20.62%
Number of salaries quoted 150 144 212
Average salary £45,500 £37,500 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
+21.33% -11.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £30,000 £30,000 £32,500
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £60,000 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

3G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

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

3G Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

3G
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

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

3G Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

3G
Top 16 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing 3G 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 3G.

1 18 (100.00%) XML
1 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 18 (100.00%) 2G
1 18 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 17 (94.44%) XMetaL
2 17 (94.44%) Degree
3 14 (77.78%) LTE
4 5 (27.78%) FrameMaker
4 5 (27.78%) Content Management
5 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
5 4 (22.22%) XMLSpy
5 4 (22.22%) Workflow
5 4 (22.22%) E-Learning
6 1 (5.56%) HTML
6 1 (5.56%) HNC
6 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001

3G
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing 3G 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 3G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Applications
1 17 (94.44%) XMetaL
2 5 (27.78%) FrameMaker
3 4 (22.22%) MS Visio
Communications & Networking
1 18 (100.00%) 2G
2 14 (77.78%) LTE
Development Applications
1 4 (22.22%) XMLSpy
General
1 18 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 18 (100.00%) Author
1 18 (100.00%) Technical Author
2 13 (72.22%) Junior
2 13 (72.22%) Junior Technical Author
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 18 (100.00%) XML
2 1 (5.56%) HTML
Miscellaneous
1 18 (100.00%) Computer Science
2 4 (22.22%) E-Learning
Processes & Methodologies
1 5 (27.78%) Content Management
2 4 (22.22%) Workflow
Qualifications
1 17 (94.44%) Degree
2 1 (5.56%) HNC
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (5.56%) ISO 9001