The first table below looks at the demand 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 18 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 Bristol region.

Location
3 months to
18 Apr 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 122 118 94
Rank change year-on-year
-4 -24
Permanent jobs citing 2G 3 8 25
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.15% 0.44% 1.38%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 0.85% 3.19% 8.22%
Number of salaries quoted 2 7 21
Average salary £52,250 £42,500 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
+22.94% -15.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £50,050 £42,500 £37,500
10% offered a salary of more than £54,450 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £42,500 £47,500
% change year-on-year
-5.88% -10.52%
Communications & Networking Category
Bristol
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Communications & Networking category
351 251 304
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 17.36% 13.86% 16.73%
Number of salaries quoted 210 197 257
Average salary £38,800 £41,000 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.36% +9.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £23,500 £27,500 £24,500
10% offered a salary of more than £50,000 £52,500 £55,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000
2G
South West

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 18 April 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) 4G
2 13 (86.67%) Telecoms
3 12 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
4 11 (73.33%) LTE
5 9 (60.00%) UTRAN
6 6 (40.00%) 3G
7 4 (26.67%) Validation
8 3 (20.00%) GSM
8 3 (20.00%) UMTS
9 2 (13.33%) C
9 2 (13.33%) Linux
9 2 (13.33%) Python
9 2 (13.33%) Wireless
9 2 (13.33%) Degree
9 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
9 2 (13.33%) Perforce
9 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
9 2 (13.33%) MVNO
9 2 (13.33%) Advertising
10 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
10 1 (6.67%) Handset
10 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
10 1 (6.67%) RNC
10 1 (6.67%) PDA
10 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
10 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
10 1 (6.67%) Time Management
10 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
10 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
10 1 (6.67%) Finance

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 18 April 2014, 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 14 (93.33%) 4G
2 12 (80.00%) Radio Access Network
3 11 (73.33%) LTE
4 9 (60.00%) UTRAN
5 6 (40.00%) 3G
6 3 (20.00%) GSM
6 3 (20.00%) UMTS
7 2 (13.33%) Wireless
7 2 (13.33%) MVNO
8 1 (6.67%) RNC
General
1 13 (86.67%) Telecoms
2 2 (13.33%) Advertising
3 1 (6.67%) Finance
Job Titles
1 9 (60.00%) Designer
1 9 (60.00%) Senior Designer
1 9 (60.00%) Systems Designer
1 9 (60.00%) Solutions Designer
2 3 (20.00%) Test Manager
3 2 (13.33%) Integration Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Integration Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Programme Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Test Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Senior Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Network Engineer
4 1 (6.67%) Project Manager
4 1 (6.67%) Programme Manager
Miscellaneous
1 2 (13.33%) Computer Science
2 1 (6.67%) Handset
2 1 (6.67%) PDA
Operating Systems
1 2 (13.33%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 4 (26.67%) Validation
2 2 (13.33%) Continuous Improvement
3 1 (6.67%) Test Strategy
3 1 (6.67%) Incident Management
3 1 (6.67%) Risk Analysis
3 1 (6.67%) Time Management
3 1 (6.67%) Performance Management
3 1 (6.67%) Network Architecture
3 1 (6.67%) Service Management
Programming Languages
1 2 (13.33%) C
1 2 (13.33%) Python
Qualifications
1 2 (13.33%) Degree
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB Practitioner
2 1 (6.67%) ISEB
Vendors
1 2 (13.33%) Perforce