The table below looks at the statistics for 2G skills in IT jobs advertised for the Bristol region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited 2G over the 3 months to 22 May 2015 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
22 May 2015
Same period 2014 Same period 2013
2G
Rank 129 124 110
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -14
Permanent jobs citing 2G 1 2 9
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.051% 0.10% 0.51%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.30% 0.63% 4.50%
Number of salaries quoted 1 2 8
Average salary £43,500 £52,250 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-16.74% +22.94%
UK excluding London average salary £37,500 £32,500 £43,500
% change year-on-year
+15.38% -25.28%
2G
South West

The following table is for comparison with the above and provides statistics for the entire Communications & Networking category in permanent jobs advertised in the Bristol region.

Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
335 318 200
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.20% 15.92% 11.43%
Number of salaries quoted 296 206 161
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -5.88%
90% offered a salary of more than £27,000 £25,000 £27,500
10% offered a salary of more than £65,000 £55,000 £53,300
UK excluding London average salary £42,500 £40,000 £40,000
% change year-on-year
+6.25% -

2G
Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

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

2G Jobs Demand Trend in Bristol

2G
Salary Trend in Bristol

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

2G Salary Trend in Bristol

2G
Top 12 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
2 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
3 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
4 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
4 1 (20.00%) Nokia
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) RNC
4 1 (20.00%) Huawei
4 1 (20.00%) Advertising

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 22 May 2015, IT jobs across the Bristol 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.

Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
1 5 (100.00%) 4G
2 4 (80.00%) LTE
3 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
4 1 (20.00%) Internet
4 1 (20.00%) RNC
General
1 4 (80.00%) Telecoms
2 1 (20.00%) Advertising
Job Titles
1 4 (80.00%) Coordinator
1 4 (80.00%) Project Coordinator
2 1 (20.00%) Senior RAN Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Project Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) RAN Engineer
Processes & Methodologies
1 1 (20.00%) Continuous Improvement
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Ericsson
1 1 (20.00%) Nokia
1 1 (20.00%) Huawei