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 10 February 2016 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
10 Feb 2016
Same period 2015 Same period 2014
2G
Rank 132 119 122
Rank change year-on-year
-13 +3
Permanent jobs citing 2G 3 7 7
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.17% 0.36% 0.40%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 1.03% 2.58% 2.28%
Number of salaries quoted 1 7 1
Average salary £40,000 £24,000 £48,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+66.66% -50.00%
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £41,250
% change year-on-year
- -3.03%
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
290 271 307
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 16.05% 13.85% 17.62%
Number of salaries quoted 249 245 196
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
90% offered a salary of more than £26,500 £24,900 £22,500
10% offered a salary of more than £60,000 £50,000 £65,000
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 30 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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
2 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
2 2 (40.00%) Network Design
2 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
2 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (40.00%) GSM
2 2 (40.00%) WCDMA
2 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
3 1 (20.00%) OpenRasta
3 1 (20.00%) High Availability
3 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
3 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
3 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
3 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
3 1 (20.00%) RESTful
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
3 1 (20.00%) SLA
3 1 (20.00%) Firmware
3 1 (20.00%) Nagios
3 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
3 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
3 1 (20.00%) ServiceStack
3 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
3 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
3 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 10 February 2016, 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.

Application Platforms
1 1 (20.00%) IIS
Cloud Services
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon AWS
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon ElastiCache
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon S3
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon SQS
1 1 (20.00%) AWS CloudFormation
1 1 (20.00%) AWS OpsWorks
Communications & Networking
1 5 (100.00%) 3G
2 2 (40.00%) 4G
2 2 (40.00%) GSM
2 2 (40.00%) LTE
2 2 (40.00%) Radio Access Network
2 2 (40.00%) WCDMA
3 1 (20.00%) GGSN
3 1 (20.00%) SGSN
3 1 (20.00%) TETRA
3 1 (20.00%) WiMAX
Database & Business Intelligence
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon DynamoDB
1 1 (20.00%) Amazon RDS
1 1 (20.00%) SQL Server
General
1 2 (40.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 2 (40.00%) Designer
1 2 (40.00%) Senior Designer
2 1 (20.00%) C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Developer
2 1 (20.00%) DSP Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) DSP Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Firmware Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Handset Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior C# Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Developer
2 1 (20.00%) Senior IT Support
2 1 (20.00%) Senior Support Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Software Engineer
2 1 (20.00%) Support Engineer
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 1 (20.00%) .NET
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web API
1 1 (20.00%) ASP.NET Web Forms
1 1 (20.00%) OpenRasta
1 1 (20.00%) RESTful
1 1 (20.00%) Sensu
1 1 (20.00%) ServiceStack
1 1 (20.00%) Web Services
Miscellaneous
1 1 (20.00%) Embedded Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Handset
1 1 (20.00%) N-Tier
Operating Systems
1 1 (20.00%) Windows
Processes & Methodologies
1 2 (40.00%) Continuous Improvement
1 2 (40.00%) Network Design
1 2 (40.00%) Software Engineering
2 1 (20.00%) Agile Software Development
2 1 (20.00%) Capacity Planning
2 1 (20.00%) Change Management
2 1 (20.00%) Configuration Management
2 1 (20.00%) E-Commerce
2 1 (20.00%) Fault Management
2 1 (20.00%) High Availability
2 1 (20.00%) Infrastructure Management
2 1 (20.00%) Integration Testing
2 1 (20.00%) MVC
2 1 (20.00%) Problem Management
2 1 (20.00%) Regression Testing
2 1 (20.00%) Service Management
2 1 (20.00%) Signal Processing
2 1 (20.00%) SOA
2 1 (20.00%) Supplier Management
2 1 (20.00%) UML
Programming Languages
1 1 (20.00%) C
1 1 (20.00%) C#
1 1 (20.00%) SQL
1 1 (20.00%) T-SQL
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 1 (20.00%) JTAG
1 1 (20.00%) SLA
System Software
1 1 (20.00%) Firmware
Systems Management
1 1 (20.00%) Grafana
1 1 (20.00%) Graphite
1 1 (20.00%) HAProxy
1 1 (20.00%) logstash
1 1 (20.00%) Nagios
1 1 (20.00%) ZABBIX
1 1 (20.00%) Zenoss
Vendors
1 1 (20.00%) Huawei
1 1 (20.00%) Incapsula