The table below looks at the statistics for 4G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bedfordshire region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 4G over the 3 months to 19 September 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
19 Sep 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 96 87 -
Rank change year-on-year
-9 -
Permanent jobs citing 4G 6 1 0
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.52% 0.11% -
As % of the Communications & Networking category 2.38% 0.41% -
Number of salaries quoted 6 1 0
Average salary £61,250 £35,000 -
Average salary % change year-on-year
+75.00% -
UK excluding London average salary £38,120 £52,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
-26.69% +30.00%
4G
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
252 241 271
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.71% 25.37% 25.64%
Number of salaries quoted 223 226 251
Average salary £42,500 £40,000 £43,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+6.25% -6.97%
90% offered a salary of more than £28,000 £30,000 £32,000
10% offered a salary of more than £62,000 £52,500 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

4G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Bedfordshire region as a proportion of the total demand within the Communications & Networking category.

4G Jobs Demand Trend in Bedfordshire

4G
Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing 4G across the Bedfordshire region.

4G Salary Trend in Bedfordshire

4G
Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

This chart provides a salary histogram for IT jobs citing 4G across the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 2014.

4G Salary Histogram in Bedfordshire

4G
Job Locations in Bedfordshire

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the average salaries quoted in IT jobs citing 4G within the Bedfordshire region over the 3 months to 19 September 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 - 6 £61,250 -
4G
East of England

4G
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing 4G 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 4G.

1 7 (100.00%) 3GPP
2 6 (85.71%) UMTS
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
2 6 (85.71%) GSM
2 6 (85.71%) SMS
2 6 (85.71%) SS7
2 6 (85.71%) Project Management
2 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
2 6 (85.71%) Degree
2 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 6 (85.71%) Network Architecture
2 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
3 5 (71.43%) LTE
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) 2G
4 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
4 1 (14.29%) 3G
4 1 (14.29%) C
4 1 (14.29%) C++
4 1 (14.29%) Java
4 1 (14.29%) Perl
4 1 (14.29%) XML
4 1 (14.29%) OO
4 1 (14.29%) OOD

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 19 September 2014, IT jobs across the Bedfordshire region citing 4G 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 4G. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Communications & Networking
1 7 (100.00%) 3GPP
2 6 (85.71%) UMTS
2 6 (85.71%) VoIP
2 6 (85.71%) Ethernet
2 6 (85.71%) SS7
2 6 (85.71%) Wi-Fi
2 6 (85.71%) Wireless
2 6 (85.71%) GSM
2 6 (85.71%) SMS
2 6 (85.71%) Radio Access Network
3 5 (71.43%) Network Security
3 5 (71.43%) LTE
3 5 (71.43%) TCP/IP
4 1 (14.29%) 3G
4 1 (14.29%) 2G
4 1 (14.29%) GPRS
General
1 6 (85.71%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 6 (85.71%) Network Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Wireless Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Operations Engineer
1 6 (85.71%) Network Operations Engineer
2 4 (57.14%) Lead Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Software Development Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Network Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Senior Operations Engineer
3 1 (14.29%) Software Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (14.29%) XML
Miscellaneous
1 6 (85.71%) Computer Science
2 5 (71.43%) Management Information System
Processes & Methodologies
1 6 (85.71%) Project Management
1 6 (85.71%) Network Architecture
2 5 (71.43%) Performance Management
3 1 (14.29%) Requirements Analysis
3 1 (14.29%) OO
3 1 (14.29%) OOD
Programming Languages
1 1 (14.29%) C
1 1 (14.29%) C++
1 1 (14.29%) Java
1 1 (14.29%) Perl
Qualifications
1 6 (85.71%) Degree