The first table below looks at the demand 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 16 April 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all of the Communications & Networking category for the Bedfordshire region.

Location
3 months to
16 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
4G
Rank 112 104 85
Rank change year-on-year
-8 -19
Permanent jobs citing 4G 3 2 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 0.23% 0.17% 0.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.07% 0.69% 1.34%
Number of salaries quoted 3 2 4
Average salary £40,000 £65,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-38.46% +30.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £47,500 £45,000
% change year-on-year
-15.78% +5.55%
Communications & Networking Category
Bedfordshire
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
281 289 298
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bedfordshire 21.11% 24.68% 28.25%
Number of salaries quoted 265 264 236
Average salary £37,500 £42,000 £45,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-10.71% -6.66%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,500 £30,000 £30,000
10% offered a salary of more than £55,000 £55,000 £65,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
4G
East of England

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
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 16 April 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
(Click each for more statistics)
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
Find
Job
Vacancies
Luton -2 3 £40,000 -38.46%
4G
East of England

4G
Top 14 Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl
1 3 (100.00%) XML
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis

4G
Top Related IT Skills in Bedfordshire by Category

For the 6 months to 16 April 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 3 (100.00%) GPRS
1 3 (100.00%) GSM
1 3 (100.00%) 3GPP
1 3 (100.00%) UMTS
1 3 (100.00%) 3G
1 3 (100.00%) 2G
Job Titles
1 3 (100.00%) Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Software Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Software Development Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Development Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Development Engineer
1 3 (100.00%) Senior Software Development Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 3 (100.00%) XML
Processes & Methodologies
1 3 (100.00%) OO
1 3 (100.00%) OOD
1 3 (100.00%) Requirements Analysis
Programming Languages
1 3 (100.00%) C
1 3 (100.00%) C++
1 3 (100.00%) Java
1 3 (100.00%) Perl