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 24 December 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years.

Location
3 months to
24 Dec 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
2G
Rank 127 122 119
Rank change year-on-year
-5 -3
Permanent jobs citing 2G 9 12 4
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 0.45% 0.63% 0.23%
As % of the Communications & Networking category 3.77% 3.56% 1.35%
Number of salaries quoted 9 1 4
Average salary £24,000 £48,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-50.00% -4.00%
UK excluding London average salary £42,000 £40,000 £45,000
% change year-on-year
+5.00% -11.11%
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
239 337 297
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Bristol 11.99% 17.64% 17.42%
Number of salaries quoted 222 234 255
Average salary £40,000 £40,000 £42,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
- -4.76%
90% offered a salary of more than £24,000 £22,500 £26,350
10% offered a salary of more than £67,500 £57,500 £50,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £40,000 £40,000

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 6 Related IT Skills in Bristol

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (100.00%) 3G
1 29 (100.00%) Telecoms
1 29 (100.00%) LTE
1 29 (100.00%) 4G
2 3 (10.34%) Radio Access Network
3 1 (3.45%) C

2G
Top Related IT Skills in Bristol by Category

For the 6 months to 24 December 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 29 (100.00%) 3G
1 29 (100.00%) LTE
1 29 (100.00%) 4G
2 3 (10.34%) Radio Access Network
General
1 29 (100.00%) Telecoms
Job Titles
1 21 (72.41%) Coordinator
1 21 (72.41%) Project Coordinator
2 8 (27.59%) Project Engineer
Programming Languages
1 1 (3.45%) C